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Candidates who are aspiring to apply for BSF Recruitment Exam for various posts should be familiar with the eligibility criteria. BSF eligibility criteria explains important details such as age limit, educational qualifications and others which must be fulfilled by candidates in order to be eligible for the exam. Those candidates who do not meet the eligibility criteria will not be considered for the post. In this article we have explained BSF eligibility criteria in detail for the benefit of the candidates. If you are preparing for competitive exams and are looking for expert guidance, you can check out our daily FREE Current Affairs. 

BSF Eligibility Criteria 2022

There are various posts in BSF. The eligibility criteria is different for each of these posts which are as given below:

BSF Eligibility Criteria: Sub-Inspector

BSF Sub-Inspector eligibility criteria is as follows:

Post

Age

Educational Qualification

Sub-Inspector (SI-Master)

22 - 28 years

10+2 or its equivalent from a recognized Board or University,

and

2) Second Class Master Certificate issued by the Central or State Inland Water Transport Authority or Mercantile Marine Department

Sub-Inspector (SI-Engine Driver)

22 - 28 years

10+2 or its equivalent from a recognized Board or University,

 and

2) First Class Engine Driver Certificate issued by the Central or State Inland Water Transport Authority or Mercantile Marine Department

Sub-Inspector (SI-Workshop)

20 - 25 years

Bachelor Degree in Mechanical Engineering from a recognized University

and

2) Three years Diploma in Mechanical or Marine Automobile Engineering from a recognized University or Institution

BSF Eligibility Criteria: Head Constable

Constable

Age

Educational Qualification

Head Constable Radio Operator (RO)

18 - 25 years

Matriculation or equivalent · from a recognized Board and two years Industrial Training Institute Certificate (ITI) in Radio 'and Television or, General Electronics or, computer operator & Programming Assistant or, Data Preparation & Computer Software or, or, Info Technology & Electronics System maintenance or, Computer Hardware or, Network Technician or, Mechatronics or, Data Entry Operator from a recognized Institute.

Head Constable Radio Mechanic (RM) 18 - 25 years

Matriculation or equivalent from a recognized Board and .two years Industrial Training Institute Certificate (ITI) in Radio and Television or, Electronics or, computer operator & Programming Assistant or, Data Preparation & Computer Software, General Electronics or, Data Entry Operator from a recognized Institute. 

Or
Pass in Intermediate or 12th standard or equivalent with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics from a recognized Board or University or Institution as a regular student with aggregate 60% marks in PCM subject.

BSF Eligibility Criteria: Constable

Post

Age

Educational Qualification

Constable

18 - 23 years

1) Matriculation from a Reputable Board.

2) 1-year experience in the operation of Boat below 265 HP

3) A swimmer in the deep waters without any aid & shall submit an undertaking certificate as per Annexure- ‘D- 1’ along with an Application Form.

 

BSF Eligibility Criteria: Constable GD

Constable

Age

Educational Qualification

Constable GD

18 - 23 years

Matriculation or equivalent from a recognized Board 

 

BSF Eligibility Criteria: Physical Standards

Categories

Minimum Height Allowed
Constable
 

Minimum Chest Size
Constable

Minimum Height Allowed
RO/ RM
HC

Minimum Chest Size
RO/ RM
HC

Adivasis of all states plus Union Territories including Nagas and Mizos

160 Cms

73 cms (Unexpanded)

78 cms (Expanded)

162.5 cm

76-81 cm

People belonging to :

(i) Hilly areas like Garhwal, Kumaon, Himachal Pradesh, Sikkim, Leh & Ladakh, as well as the North Eastern States.

(ii) States like Kerala, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, and Goa.

(iii) Union Territories like that of Pondicherry, Lakshadweep, Daman & Diu as well as Andaman & Nicobar Islands

(iv) Place called the Dogras

162.5 Cms

75 cms (Not Expanded)

80 cms (Expanded)

165 cm

78-83 cm

People being a part of other States & Union Territories

165 Cms

78-83

168

80-85 cm

BSF Eligibility Criteria: Medical Standards

The details for eyesight are as follows:

Checking for Near Vision

Checking for Distant Vision

Refraction

Remarks Given

Better Eye

Worse Eye

Better Eye

Worse Eye

N6

N9

6/6

6/9

Visual correction of any kind is allowed; even via glasses

In the case of a left-handed person, the right eye is the better eye & vice versa. 

Binocular vision is essential. 

 

BSF Eligibility Criteria FAQs

Q.

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What is the age limit for BSF Sub-Inspector (SI-Master)?

A. The age limit for BSF Sub-Inspector (SI-Master) is 22 - 28 years.

Q. What is the age limit for BSF Constable Tradesman?

A.

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The age limit for BSF Constable Tradesman is 18 - 23 years.

Q. What is the required educational qualification for BSF Constable GD?

A. The required educational qualification for BSF Constable GD is Matriculation or equivalent from a recognized Board.

Q. What is the age limit for BSF Head Constable?

A. The age limit for BSF Head Constable is 18 - 25 years.

Q. What is the age limit for BSF SI (SI-Enginer Driver)?

A. The age limit for BSF SI (SI-Engine Driver) is 22 - 28 years.

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