BSF Recruitment 2018 : 5000 Constable vacancies

BSF will soon announce the Bumper vacancies for Constable and Sub-Inspector Post. Apply soon for Upcoming BSF Recruitment 2018

If you are a Defense Job Seeker and looking for Jobs in Indian Defence Forces, then you are on the right page as here we will discuss regarding the Upcoming Jobs in India's Defence forces. In our previous post, we have also discussed regarding the Indian Army Recruitment 2018 and Today in this post, we will discuss regarding the BSF Recruitment 2018. Applicants should note that advice and information given in this post refer only to BSF Recruitment 2018.

Border Security Office is the guardian force of Indian Borders. It was formed in 1965 with the ultimate objective of protecting Indian Borders from insurgents. Even during wartime, BSF Personnel assists Indian Army. With Headquarters in New Delhi and Motto "Duty Unto Death". BSF is one the most adventurous defence force in India to worth with. If you have zest and zeal to serve the country then BSF Recruitment is all you need to apply for.

BSF Offers plenty of opportunities to Indian youth to serve the country. There are Officers as well as Junior level posts in BSF. All you need is to apply at the right age to get a Job in BSF. While the workplace of BSF Jawans are mostly at the Borders, but the Job offers respect, that millions of candidates every year apply for Jobs announced by BSF.

In this post, we will discuss in Detail, the various posts announced by BSF, Dates of the announcement of Advertisement, Eligibility Criteria, Selection Process and How to apply for BSF Recruitment in 2018. The best part of BSF Recruitment is that they have Jobs for Everyone.

1) They Offer Constable Jobs for Matrciluates (10th Pass)

2) Officer Level (Sub-Inspector, ASI) Jobs for Graduates

3) Assistant commandant Jobs for Graduates

4) Head constable (Operator and Head Constable (fitter) for Matriculates (With Diploma) Or 10+2

5) Technical Jobs for Engineers Etc.

6) BSF offers Jobs to MeritoriouSportspersonsns under Sports Quota

However, the majority of posts in BSF are for Constable (General Duty) posts and Constable (Tradesman) Posts. but still, BSF announce a lot many posts for Graduates too. All you need is to have information regarding when the posts are announced and how to apply for the same

BSF Recruitment 2018: Vacancy Details

In this section, we will discuss the Upcoming BSF Jobs in 2018, so that you should keep yourself ready for various Jobs to be announced by BSF in future

Posts: Constable and Sub-Inspector

No. of Vacancies: 5000+

Note: No. of vacancies are only tentative and exact No. will be known only after the release of Official Advertisement

 How to get informed about BSF Recruitment 2018?

If you intend of Joining BSF as Career Prospect, then you should be aware of where you have to look for BSF Notification, and how to apply for BSF Recruitment

Here are the three most genuine ways for getting information on BSF Upcoming Recruitment

1) Employment Newspaper: For many years, EmploymenNewspaperer is a one-stop destination for Job Aspirants to get information related to Government Jobs. All the Central Govt Departments including the Central Armed Police Forces releases their Recruitment Notifications through Employment Newspaper and likewise, BSF too releases the Job Notifications in Employment Newspaper.

Once there is a vacancy announced in BSF, it is published in Employment Newspaper.

So, if you are a BSF Job Aspirant in particular, then you should make it a habit of Buying the Weekly Employment Newspaper.

2) BSF Website: Apart from releasing the Notifications in the Employment Newspaper, BSF also releases the Job Advertisements on its Official Website (

BSF had made a special Page that contains all the Recruitment Related Information. Here on this page, you check all the Latest and Previous Advertisements announced by BSF. 

This page contains the Information in Tabular Date wise form and is very much User-friendly. You can access this BSF Recruitment Page at (

3) Recruitment 2018 Website: This is an exclusive website that shares information on all the Upcoming Government Jobs to be announced in 2018. 

All the Upcoming BSF Jobs will be updated on this website.

You can access this website at

Which Posts will be announced by BSF in 2018?

If you are looking for information on various career prospects in BSF in 2018-19, then in this section, you have the detailed information on various Upcoming Jobs in BSF in 2018.

(I) BSF Constable Recruitment 2018

Every year, BSF Recruits thousands of Constables for various locations in the country. If, you are intending to apply for Constable Jobs in BSF, then you should full fill these Eligibility conditions

1) Vacancies: Constable vacancies is a given year are calculated annually (Calendar year basis). Recruitment shall be completed by the end of the year.

2) Age Limit: Applicants willing to apply for Constable Jobs in BSF, should have their Age between 18 to 23 years. Cut off Date for Determining the Age Limit is 1st August 2018

3) Educational Qualifications: Applicant should have passed the 10th Class from a recognized Board in India.

4) Physical Requirements: As this is a Force Job, therefore, applicants should full fill the Physical Requirments too 

i) Height:  For Males: 170 cm
                  For Females: 157 cm 

ii) Chest:   For Males: 80 cm (Unexpanded)
                                 05 cm minimum Expansion (Expanded)

iii) Weight (Both Males and Females): Should be proportionate to height and age as per the Medical Requirments. 

IV) Medical standards: Apart from the Physical Requirements, applicants should be medically fit

a) Eye Sight: The minimum distant vision should be 6/6 a 6/9 of  2 eyes without correction.

Apart from this candidates should not suffer from following ailments
  • Flat foot
  • Knock Knee
  • Varicose veins
  • Squint in Eyes

Selection Process for Constables in BSF

Selection process for the Recruitment of Constables in BSF comprises of 

1) Height Examination
2) Race Test
3) Physical standards Test
4) Physical Efficiency Test
5) Written test 
6) Medical Examination

1) Height Examination: All those candidates whose application forms are found in order, they will be called for Height Examination. Candidates with less height gets eliminated in this round

2) Race Test: Those Qualifying the Height test, will subsequently be asked to take part in the Race test which is to be completed as per the given criteria

  • For Males: 5 Km in 24 Minutes
  • For Females: 1.6 Km in 8.30 minutes 
3) Physical Standards Test: Candidates declared successful in the Race test, will under the Physical Standards test,  where they will be screened for Height, Chest and Weight measurements, before sending them for Physical Efficiency test.

4) Physical Efficiency Test: PST comprises of a series of tests to check the candidate's Endurance and Physical Capabilities. PST comprises of

For Males

1) 11 Feet Long Jump ( In 3 Chances)
2) 3 and a Half feet High Jump ( In 3 Chances)

For Females

1) 9 Feet Long Jump ( In 3 Chances)
2) 3 feet High Jump ( In 3 Chances)

Note: Applicants should note that Physical tests are Qualifying in nature and there are No marks awarded for it.

5) Written Test: After Qualifying the Physical Efficiency test, you have to appear in the Written Testcomprisingng of 100 Multiple Choice Questions

i) There will be 100 Questions, with Each question carrying 1 Mark

ii) Question Paper is designed to test the Candidates knowledge in the following subjects
  • General Awareness / General Knowledge
  • Elementary Mathematics
  • Analytical Aptitude
  • Basis Knowledge of Hindi Or English
  • Ability to observe and distinguish patterns.
iii) After holding the test, authorities will upload the Answer keys on the Official Website

6) Medical Examination: Last stage of the Recruitment process, comprises of Medical Examination, where candidates will be examined by a Doctor to ascertain the Medical Fitness of the candidates.                    

The final Selection will be made in the Order of Merit for Each Category.

The cutoff Percentage of Marks for appointment will be as under

i) General: 35%
ii) SC/ST/OBC: 33 %

(II) BSF Sub-Inspector Recruitment 2018

If you are a Graduate and looking for Officer Level Jobs in Defence Forces, then BSF has Sub-Inspector Jobs for you. SI Posts in BSF are announced every year and there is some good no.of vacancies for these posts.

However, the Exact No. of vacancies will be known only at the time of Official Notification, but still, BSF Offers Employment opportunities to Graduates in good number. 

If you are looking for Sub-Inspector Jobs in BSF in 2018, then in this section we will discuss the Eligibility Criteria, Exam Schedule and Selection process for these posts.

Recruitment of Sub-Inspectors in BSF is both through Direct Recruitment Mode and Promotion mode

1) One-Third of vacancies are filled up through Direct Recruitment from Freshers

2) Two Third of vacancies are filled by promotion

Eligibility Criteria for Recruitment of Sub-Inspectors in BSF

You need to meet these Eligibility conditions if you are willing to apply for Upcoming Sub Inspector Jobs in BSF in 2018-19

Age Limit: Applicants should have completed 20 years and maximum age should not exceed 25 years. However, there is relaxation in upper age limit, as per the Rules intimated by Govt. from time to time

Educational Qualification: Degree in any discipline from a recognized Indian Univeristy.

Physical Standards: Apart from age and Qualification criteria, applicant also need to be in Physical well being and that will be as per the criteria are given below

1) Height: 170 CM
2) Chest: 80 cm
3) Weight: Proportainely to Age and Height.

Recruitment  Process by SSC: It is worth mentioning here that Recruitment for Sub-Inspects in BSF is done by Staff Selection Commission (SSC) under the Exam Name "RECRUITMENT OF SUB-INSPECTOR IN DELHI POLICE, CAPFs AND ASSISTANT SUB-INSPECTORS IN CISF EXAMINATION"

To know the Exam Dates and Notification Dates of BSF Sub-Inspector Recruitment, you should follow the SSC Calendar 2018 that contains the Schedule of Upcoming SSC Recruitment 2018

Selection Process: The Selection Process for the Recruitment of Sub-Inspectors in BSF comprises of Written Test, Physical Standards Test (PST) and Physical Endurance Test (PET)

1) Written Exam: All those candidates whose apply for SSC CAPF Exam, will have to appear in the Written Test conducted through Computer Based Mode.

Here is the Scheme of Witten Test

Paper-1: 200 Questions (200 Marks) . Duration: 2 Hours

Note: There will be negative marking of 0.25 marks for Incorrect Answers.

Paper-2: Only those candidates who Qualify the PST and PET will be allowed to appear in the Paper-2

Physical Standards Test: Candidates Qualifying the Paper-1 will have to appear for the physical Standards test, where candidates will be Screened for Height and Chest Requirement.

i) For Male Candidates: 

Height: 170 cm
Chest: 85 cm (Expanded)                                      
            80 cm (Un-Expanded)

ii) For Female Candidates

Height: 157 cm

Note: There is No chest measurement for Female candidates.

Physical Endurance Test: Candidates qualifying the Physical Standards test, they will have to appear in the Physical Endurance test, that comprises of a series of test to check the candidates physical well being

Note: There is No separate Chest measurement requirement for Female Candidates.

Applicants should also note thPhysicalial Measurement tests and Physical Endurance Test don't carry any Marks. There are only Qualifying and Eliminating in nature.

How to apply?

Applicants willing to apply for these Constable and sub-Inspector Posts should have to wait for the announcement of Application forms in 2018-1

BSF Constable Recruitment 2018: Application Process

If you full fill the Eligibility criteria of Constable posts, and willing to apply for the posts, then you need to wait for the announcement of Official Notification

1) It is expected that Notification for Constable Posts in BSF will be announced in May / June 2018. Once the Notification gets announced,  you should fill the application form before the Closing Date

2) Detailed BSF Constable Recruitment 2018 Notification, will be published in the Local Newspapers, Employment Newspaper and  Official Website of BSF

3) You should also Bookmark (Control+D) this page, as once the Notification gets announced, we will update this page.

Application fees: BSF charges very nominal application fees of Rs 50 only.

BSF Sub-Inspector Recruitment 2018: How to Apply?

If you are a GRaduate and ages 20 to 25 years, then you are eligible to apply for BSF SI Recruitment 2018. However, Recruitment for BSF SI Posts is conducted by SSC as a common exam for the Recruitment of Sub Inspectors in Central Armed Police Forces Exam.

1) To apply for this Sub Inspector Exam in BSF, you should follow the Upcoming SSC Calendar 2018 as this Calendar has Details of Upcoming SSC Exams in 2018 

2) Applicants should note that SSC is responsible for conducting only the Written test and Submit the List of Qualified Candidates to BSF, after which they Screen the Candidates for the Physical and Medical test,. 

Application Fees: Cost of  SSC CAPF Application form is only Rs 100. However Female Candidates and those belonging to Reserved categories are exempted from payment of application fees.

This is how you can apply for various posts in BSF Recruitment 2018.

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We have made this page to provide updates on the Upcoming various Jobs in BSF in 2018. 

Applicants willing to apply for these Jobs in BSF should submit their application form, before the closing date.

Once the posts will be announced, we will update the same one this page, with the exact process of submitting the online form.

In case, you have any Queries, related to BSF Recruitment 2018, do ask us through the Comments below.

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