BSF SI Eligibility 2022: Check age limit, educational qualification and more!

Safalta Expert Published by: Harshita Pathak Updated Fri, 29 Apr 2022 12:41 AM IST

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The candidates must be aware of the eligibility criteria before applying for BSF SI. In this article, we will provide you with the complete eligibility details such as age limit, education qualifications and more.

The Border Security Force (BSF), one of the five Central Armed Police Forces, is the country's primary border defence agency. The job of BSF Sub-Inspector (SI) is definitely one of the most desired in the Border Security Force since it is connected with pride and respect. Online applications are solicited from suitable and interested Male and Female Indian residents for a total of 90 Group-'B' Combatised (Non-Gazetted-Non-Ministerial) jobs in the Border Security Force, Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India. Inspector (Architect), Sub-Inspector (Works), and Junior Engineer/Sub-Inspector are examples of Group-'B' Combatised (Non-Gazetted-Non-Ministerial) roles (Electrical). The candidates must be aware of the BSF eligibility criteria before applying for the post. In this article, we will provide you with the complete BSF eligibility details such as age limit, education qualifications and more. You may also read BSF SI Salary 2022
 
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BSF SI Selection Process 

The selection process for the post of BSF SI is as follows-
  1. Written Examination 
  2. DV, Physical Standard & Physical Efficiency Test
  3. Trade Test
  4. Medical Examination
 

BSF SI 2022 Eligibility Criteria: Nationality

The candidate must be an Indian citizen.

BSF SI 2022 Eligibility Criteria: Age Limit

Go through the following table to know the age limit for BSF SI:
 
Posts Age Limit
Inspector (Architect) Below 30 years of age as of the closing date of receipt of online application.
Sub-Inspector (Works) Not exceeding 30 years as of the closing date of receipt of the online application.
Junior Engineer/Sub Inspector (Electrical)


Note: Relaxation of the upper age restriction is offered to certain groups and government employees based on instructions/orders given by the Central Government from time to time.
 

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BSF SI 2022 Eligibility Criteria: Educational Qualification

Go through the following table to know the Educational Qualifications for BSF SI:
 
Posts Educational Qualifications
Inspector (Architect) (i) Degree in Architecture from a recognized University or Institution.
(ii) Registered with Council of Architecture under Architects Act, 1972.
Sub-Inspector (Works) Pass A three-year diploma in civil engineering from a Central Government or State Government-recognized institute.
Junior Engineer/Sub Inspector (Electrical) Pass A three-year diploma in electrical engineering from a Central Government or State Government-recognized institute.

BSF SI 2022 Eligibility Criteria: Physical and Medical Standards

Go through the following table to know the  Physical and Medical Standards for BSF SI:
 
Categories Male Female
Height 165 Cms (Relaxable by 5 cms for hill tribes and Adivasis including mizos and nagas) 157 cm
Chest 76 cm (Unexpanded)
81 cm (Expanded)
(Relaxable by 2cm for the candidates below 20 years)
Not Applicable
Weight As per medical standards Not less than 46 Kgs


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Is the BSF SI examination bilingual 2022?

Yes, BSF SI examination 2022 will be bilingual (Hindi and English)

I am an NRI, am I eligible to take the BSF SI examination 2022?

No, only Indian nationals are allowed to take the BSF SI examination.

What is the last date fixed for applying?

The last date to apply has been fixed as 31st May 2022.

How many sections are there in the BSF written examination 2022?

There are three sections in BSF written examination 2022, namely, General Awareness, General Intelligence and Reasoning Ability and Trade Awareness.

What is SI in BSF?

Of the several posts in the Border Security Force, the position of a BSF Sub-Inspector (SI) is undoubtedly one of the most coveted ones because the post is associated with pride and respect.

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