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BSF Recruitment 2022

The onset of year 2022 brings a good news with itself, as  Border Security Force (BSF), Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India is all set  to release the advertisement for recruitment of Constable (Tradesman) (Male and Female) for the year 2021-22 against 2788 vacancies in various Trades. The Official Notification is yet awaited but this definitely is a great opportunity for aspirants.

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BSF Tradesman Recruitment 2022

As sources suggest BSF is going to release the  online applications from 15 January 2022 onwards on the official website – rectt.bsf.gov.in. Candidates can apply online till 28 February 2022.In this article we will discuss all the things related to BSF Recruitment in Detail.

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BSF Tradesman Recruitment 2022 Overview

Name of the Posts Constable Tradesman
Conducting Body BSF
Category Defence Jobs
Mode of Application online
Start Date to Apply 15 January 2022
Last Date to Apply 28 February 2022
Exam Dates
Available Vacancies  2788
Job Location Across India
Official Website rectt.bsf.gov.in

BSF Tradesman Recruitment 2022 Notification

The online application process is going to start from 15 January 2022 and it will last until 28 February 2022. Eligibility candidates will be able to apply for the recruitment between the scheduled period. The Notification can be downloaded from BSF official Website rectt.bsf.gov.in.

Click Here to Download BSF Group C Official Notification

BSF Recruitment 2022 Online Apply

Here you can apply for BSF Tradesman recruitment directly by clicking on the link given below. For further information read the full post.

Click Here to Apply Online

BSF Tradesman Recruitment 2022 Vacancy Details

We are providing you the Category-wise vacancies details for the post of Tradesman (Constable), you can check them below.

Category Vacancy
Male Female
UR 1151 92
EWS 254 4
OBC 615 25
SC 420 11
ST 211 5
Total 2651 137

BSF Recruitment Post Wise Vacancies

Post Name UR EWS OBC SC ST Total
Cobbler 40 7 19 15 7 88
Tailor 25 2 11 7 2 47
Cook 380 89 208 144 76 897
W/C 213 48 123 83 43 510
W/M 147 35 77 55 24 338
Barber 54 13 30 18 8 123
Sweeper 263 60 145 98 51 617
Carpenter 11 2 13
Painter 3 3
Electrician 4 4
Draughtsman 1 1
Waiter 6 6
Mali 4 4
Total Post 1151 254 615 420 211 2651

For Female Candidates:

Post Name UR EWS OBC SC ST Total
Cobbler 3 3
Tailor 2 2
Cook 26 2 11 6 2 47
W/C 19 5 2 1 27
W/M 15 2 1 18
Barber 7 7
Sweeper 20 2 7 2 2 33
Total Post 92 4 25 11 5 137

BSF Tradesman Recruitment 2022 Eligibility Criteria

The Eligibility Criteria required for the post in terms of educational qualification, physical standards and age limit is provided below in a detailed format.

BSF Tradesman Recruitment 2022 Educational Qualification

  • Candidates must have passed 10th (matric) will minimum qualification mars from any recognized school or examination board.


  • Candidates must have at least two years experience respective trade.


  • Candidates must have a one year course from the industrial training institute of Vocational institute with minimum one year experience in relative trade.


  • Candidates must have two year diploma course from industrial training institute in the respective trade.

BSF Recruitment Age Limit

The Minimum age for applying is 18 years and the maximum age is 23 years as of 01 August 2021.

BSF  Recruitment Physical Eligibility:

  • Height : Male =167.5 Cms and Female = 157 Cms
  • Chest( For male only) : 78-83 cm

 For SC/ ST/ Adivasis

  • Height : Male =162.5 Cms and Female = 155 Cms
  • Chest (For male only) : 76-81 cm

 For Candidates of Hilly Area

  • Height : Male =165 Cms and Female = 150 Cms
  • Chest( For male only) : 78-83 cm

How to Apply for BSF Tradesman Recruitment 2022

Candidates often feel confused about the Application Procedure, Here we will Discuss Step by Step Process of Application to make it Easy for you

  • First Visit The Official Website of Border Security Force i.e. @rectt.bsf.gov.in.
  • Go To the  “Current Recruitment Openings”.
  • Fill the required credentials and upload the required documents.
  • Pay the application fee.
  • Take printout of the application for the further use.

BSF Recruitment Application Fees:

  • UR / OBC : Rs. 100/-
  • SC / ST/ Ex-Serviceman / Female : Nil
  • Payment Mode : Online

BSF Recruitment Selection Process

BSF Selection process is quite lengthy and Involve various steps , one clearing all the stages will be eligible for getting Shortlisted , the steps for selection are mentioned below

1. Physical Standards Test (PST)

The following Standards need to be fulfilled by the Candidates

Category PST Male Female
ST / Adivasis Height 162.5 Cms 150 Cms
For Others 167.5 Cms 157 Cms
ST / Adivasis Chest 76-81 Cms
For Others 78-83 Cms

2. Physical Efficiency Test (PET)

 For Males –5 Kilo meter Race in 24 Minutes

For Females -1.6 Kilo meter Race in 8 Minutes 30 Seconds

3. Document Verification

Candidates successfully clearing the PET will require to undergo a Document Verification process to further into the selection process

4. Trade Test

The Trade Test will test the Candidate on the trade specific knowledge of the post he or she has applied for.

5. Written Exam Pattern

The written exam will be same for all the posts, it will focus on examining the aptitude of the candidate. Below is the BSF Tradesman Written Exam Pattern:

Topic Total Marks Total Questions Time Duration
Reasoning 25 25

120 minutes

Numerical Aptitude 25 25
General Awareness 25 25
Hindi/ English Language 25 25
TOTAL 100 100
  • The Constable Tradesman written exam is based on OMR (Optical Mark Recognition) system.
  • The written test comprises 100 questions each for 1 mark.
  • Each part will carry 25 questions/marks.
  • The question paper will be bilingual i.e. in Hindi and English.
  • The exam duration is 2 hours i.e. 120 minutes.

6. Medical Examination

This is the final step of the selection process, Candidates will be examined on the prescribed bases for physical and mental well being.

BSF Tradesman Recruitment 2022: Salary

The Candidates selected will be entitled  to the pay Matrix Level-3, Pay scale Rs.21,700-69,100/- of 7th CPC
(Revised Pay Structure) and other allowances as admissible to Central Govt. employees
from time to time. In addition, Ration allowance, Medical Assistance, free accommodation,
free leave pass, etc. are granted which are admissible to BSF employees.

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BSF Tradesman Syllabus

To prepare for BSF Tradesman exam, one needs to get acquainted with the syllabus. Subject wise syllabus is prescribed by the Border Security Force Department and students should accordingly prepare for the exam. There are a lot of topics in each subject and it is necessary to cover all of these topics and not to miss any of them. Check the below subject-wise syllabus for the written exam.

BSF Tradesman Syllabus for General Awareness and General Knowledge

  • Geography
  • Abbreviations
  • Committees & Commissions
  • Books & Authors
  • Appointments
  • Famous Personalities
  • Important Days and Dates
  • Sports
  • Burning Issues and Disputes
  • Indian Economy
  • Important Places
  • Current Affairs – National & International
  • Indian Politics
  • General Science
  • Inventions in the world
  • Inventions and Discoveries
  • Miscellaneous etc.

BSF Tradesman Syllabus for Elementary Mathematics

  • Number Systems
  • Computation of Whole Numbers
  • Decimals and Fractions
  • Fundamental arithmetical operations
  • Time and Distance
  • Probability Function
  • Percentages
  • Ratio and Time
  • Ratio and Proportion
  • The relationship between Numbers
  • Time and Work
  • Interest
  • Circles
  • Use of Tables and Graphs
  • Menstruation
  • Averages
  • Differentiation
  • Profit and Loss
  • Discount
  • Matrices

BSF Tradesman Reasoning Syllabus

  • Analytical Reasoning
  • Data Interpretation
  • Non-Verbal Reasoning
  • Logical Reasoning
  • Data Sufficiency
  • Puzzles Verbal Reasoning

BSF Tradesman Syllabus for Aptitude

  • Numbers and Ages
  • Time and Work Partnership
  • Pipes and Cisterns
  • Problems on Numbers
  • Areas
  • Time and Distance
  • Problems on Trains
  • Compound Interest
  • Races and Games
  • Volumes Profit and Loss
  • Simple Interest
  • Probability
  • Averages
  • Quadratic Equations
  • Indices and Surds
  • Percentages
  • Mensuration
  • Permutations and Combinations
  • Ratio and Proportion
  • Simplification and Approximation
  • Mixtures and Allegations
  • Problems on L.C.M and H.C.F
  • Boats and Streams
  • Odd Man Out
  • Simple Equations

BSF Tradesman Syllabus for Hindi and English

  • Vocabulary
  • Sentence structure
  • Antonyms
  • Idioms and phrases
  • Spellings
  • Fill in the blanks
  • Spot the error
  • Detecting Mis-spelt words
  • Sentence Completion
  • Prepositions
  • Grammar
  • Shuffling of sentence parts
  • One word substitutions
  • Shuffling of Sentences in a passage
  • Synonyms
  • Comprehension passage etc.
  • Cloze passage

BSF Tradesman Recruitment 2022  Admit Card

The Admit cards will be released one or half month prior to the beginning of selection process, Candidates are advised to keep track of the recent modifications made in the Examination process, Adda247 is always here to keep you updated for the latest trends and advancements, so keep visiting our website!

BSF Tradesman Recruitment 2022  Result

The exam process is quite lengthy so the selection of students in each step will be proportional to the number of vacancies, candidates clearing one stage of the examination will be called for the next, so it is better to keep alert of all the recent developments, Rest assured with Our Website Adda247 , we try to bring all the notifications and news related to exam as early as possible so keep in touch!

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BSF Tradesman Recruitment 2022: FAQ

Q1.What is BSF Tradesman Age Limit ?

 Ans. Candidates between 18 To 23 Years can apply.
Q2. What is the Last Date for BSF Constable Tradesman Online Form 2022 ?
Ans. the Last Date for BSF Constable Tradesman Online Form 2022 is 28 February 2022.
Q3. What educational qualification is needed for BSF Tradesman 2022 recruitment?
Ans. 10th Passed With 2 Years Of Experience Or 1-Year Certificate Course From ITI Of Vocational Institute With Atleast 1-Year Experience In The Trade Or 2 Years Diploma In ITI In The Trade
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