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BSF Launched special Drive For Recruitment of SC, ST, & OBC Students

Feb 5, 2013 17:08 IST

    Directorate General (Communication and IT Directorate), Boarder Security Force, Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India invited applications from SC / ST & OBC candidates for recruitment to 430 posts of Head Constable (Radio Operator) in BSF’s Communication Set up I n the pay scale of RS.5200-20200. Interested eligible candidates should send their applications till 28 February 2013.

    Important Dates:
    Last Date for receipt of Application: 28 February 2013
    Recruitment Dates:
    Date for written Examination: 24 March 2013
    Date for Interview: 22 April 2013

    Vacancy Details:
    Name of the Post: Head Constable (Radio Operator) [HC-RO]
    No. of Vacancies: 430 posts

    Age Limit: (as on 28 Feb. 2013)
    Minimum: 18 years
    Maximum: 28 years (for OBC candidates); 30 years (for SC / ST candidates)

    Educational Qualification: Matriculation or equivalent + 2 years ITI certificate in Radio & TV or Electronics OR (10+2) / Intermediate or equivalent with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics from a recognized Board / Institution.

    Physical Standards:

    Physical Standards




    Minimum: 168 cms

    Minimum: 157 cms


    Unexpanded: 80 cms

    Expanded: 85 cms



    Corresponding to Height

    Visual Standards: Minimum distant Vision should be 6/6 and 6/9 of both eyes without optical devices.
    Candidate must pass colour vision test.

    Medical Standards: Candidate should be medically fir. He /she should not have Knock knee / flat foot /squint in eyes or any such defect.

    Application Fee: OBC candidates need to pay an examination fee of Rs.50 through a crossed Bank demand draft (DD) / Indian Postal Order (IPO) issued / drawn in favour of IG / DIG / Comdt. to whom application is to be addressed, payable at respective SBI/ Post Office.

    (SC/ST/BSF candidates/Women candidates are exempted from payment of fees)

    Pay Scale: PB-I of Rs.5200 – 20200 + Grade Pay Rs.2400

    Selection Process: Selection will be done on the basis of candidates’ performance in written examination (Stage I), followed by Documentation, PST, PET, Dictation Test, Interview and Final medical examination (Stage-II – All inclusive).
    Eligible candidates selected for written test would be sent their call letters – having Registration number / Roll number -- for appearing in the examination by post. Result of candidates qualifying the written test would be uploaded on BSF website on or before 15 days of commencement of the second phase of recruitment process.
    No separate call letters would be issued to the candidates qualifying for the second phase. ‘
    Candidates should make their own arrangements for lodging and boarding for the recruitment process that may take 4 to 5 days. No TA / DA will be paid.

    First Phase (Written Exam): The 3 hour written exam will be of 200 marks and have objective type questions on Physics, Maths (60 marks each), Chemistry (30 marks) and English & GK (50 marks) . The questions will be of (10+2) standard.

    Second Phase:

    Sl. No

    For Male candidates

    For Female candidates

    Qualifying Marks /Remarks


    Preliminary Screening

    Qualifying in nature


    Height, Chest & Weight

    Height & Weight

    Should not be less than the minimum prescribed


    Physical Efficiency Test

    Qualifying in nature


    1.6 km race in 6.5 mins

    800 mtrs race in 4 mins

    To be completed in the time given


    11 ft long jump

    9 ft long jump

    To be cleared in one of the three chances given.


    3.5 ft high jump

    3 ft high jump


    Dictation Test (in English)

    10 marks


    Verification of Original Documents

    All documents to be verified


    Personal Interview

    25 marks


    Final Medical Examination by BSF Medical Officer



    How to Apply: Interested eligible candidates can send their applications in the prescribed format along with the copies of all the relevant documents / certificates and examination fee DD / IPO to the office of the concerned authority so as to reach the office by the last date.
    On the envelope containing the application, candidates should super-scribe “Application for the Post of Head Constable (Radio Operator)”.

    List of examination centres along with address to send application:

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    Centre address

    Sl. No

    Centre address


    The Inspector General, Frontier HQ BSF Jalandhar, BSF Campus, Jalandhar, Punjab- 144006


    The Inspector General, Frontier HQ BSF Paloura Camp, Jammu, J&K-181124


    The Inspector General, Frontier HQ BSF Gujrat, PO-CRPF Camp, Chiloda Road, Gandhi Nagar (Gujrat) - 382042


    The Inspector General, Frontier HQ BSF Rajasthan, Mandor Road, Jodhpur, Rajasthan - 342026


    The Inspector General, Frontier HQ BSF Shillong, PO Umpling, Distt East Khasi Hills, Shillong, Meghalaya – 793006


    The Inspector General, Frontier HQ BSF South Bengal, 2B, Lord Sinha Road, Kolkata, West Bengal – 700071


    The Inspector General, Frontier HQ BSF Tripura, PO Salbagan, Distt Tripura West, Tripura – 799012


    The Inspector General, Frontier HQ BSF Kadamtala, PO Kadamtala, Siliguri, Darjeeling, West Bengal


    The Deputy Inspector General, SHQ BSF Trivandrum C/O SAP Camp, Peroorkada (PO), Hiruvananthapuram, Kerala – 695005


    The Inspector General, Frontier HQ M&C, Masimpur PO – Arunachal, Distt- Cachar, Assam -788025


    The DIG / Commandant, BSF TC&S Hazaribagh, Meru Camp, Hazaribagh, Jharkhand - 825317


    The Deputy Inspector General, Sector HQ BSF Raipur (ANO) Rest House, Sector-6, bhilai PO-Civic Center, Bhilai, Distt- Durg (Chhattisgarh) - 490006


    The DIG / Commandant, BSF STS Yelahanka, Bangalore (Karnataka) – 560064


    The DIG / Commandant, CSWT BSF, Bijasan Road, Indore, MP- 452005


    The Inspector General, FTR HQ BSF Guwahati, PO- Azara, Patgaon, Distt-Kamrup, Guwahati, Assam-560064


    The DIG / Commandant, BSF STS Tigri Camp, M B Roa, Madangir, New Delhi 110062


    The Commandant, 33 BN BSF Hissar, PO-Sirsa Road, Distt-Hissar, Haryana-125011


    The Commandant, 28 BN BSF Bareilly, PO-Bhitaura Camp, Chutterbuck Gang, Bareilly (UP) - 24301

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