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

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. For more information, read ahead.

Created On: Feb 5, 2013 17:08 IST
Modified On: Feb 12, 2013 18:17 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:

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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

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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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