BSF GD Constable

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  • Written by Hrushikesh Vyas
  • Last Modified on 14-03-2023
  • Written by Hrushikesh Vyas
  • Last Modified on 14-03-2023

About BSF GD Constable 2022

About Exam

The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) released the BSF GD Constable Notification 2022 to recruit 45284 constables. The notification was along with all important dates on October 27, 2022. The BSF GD exam will be conducted from January 10, 2023 to February 14, 2023. 

The BSF recruitment is conducted for various positions like RO, RM, ASI, Constable GD, Constable GD Tradesman, and so on. The selection process comprises of Written Exam, Documents Verification, PST), PET, Trade Test, and Medical Examination. Scroll down to know more about the BSF GD Constable 2022.

BSF GD Constable 2022 Exam Summary

Let us have an overview of the BSF GD Constable 2022 Exam before getting into other details:

Particulars Details
Exam Level National Level Exam
Mode of Exam Offline
Exam Name BSF Recruitment Exam
Selection Process Written Exam, Documents Verification, Physical Standard Test (PST), Physical Examination Test (PET), Trade Test, and Medical Examination.
Frequency of Exam Once a Year
Languages English & Hindi

BSF GD Constable Notification 2022


SSC released the BSF GD Constable Recruitment notification on October 27, 2022. The notification all the important details such as exam dates, exam pattern, syllabus and exam day guidelines. Click on the link given below to check out the notification:

BSF GD Constable Important Dates 2022

Exam Pattern

Check out the important dates related to BSF GD Constable 2022 in the table below:

Events Dates
SSC GD Constable Notification October 27, 2022
SSC GD Apply Online Starts October 27, 2022
Last Date to fill Application Form November 30, 2022
Last Date for making payment December 1, 2022
SSC GD Admit Card January 03, 2023
SSC GD Exam Date January 10, 2023 to February 14, 2023
SSC GD Answer key February 2023
SSC GD Result declaration March 2023
SSC GD Physical Date To be announced

BSF GD Constable Vacancy 2022

Exam Syllabus

A total of 45284 vacancies were released for the post of BSF GD Constable. Wherein, 40274 posts were released for male candidates and 4835 for female candidates. Check out the vacancies from the table below:

Vacancies for Male 40274
Vacancies for Female 4835
Vacancies for NCB Force 175
Total 45284

BSF GD Constable Salary & Job Profile 2022

Study Plan to Maximise Score

Selected candidates will be offered a salary of Rs 21700 initially. BSF GD Constable Salary will be increased based upon promotion.

Post Salary Level
Constable GD Rs 21700-69100 3

BSF GD Job Profile

Following are some of the duties and responsibilities of BSF GD Constable 2022:

  • BSF GD Constables will initially be appointed as escorts or guards.
  • BSF GD Constables are supposed to look after the responsibilities of a Sub-Inspector or an Assistant Sub-Inspector in their absence.
  • BSF GD Constables might also have to investigate cases if the Sub-Inspector asks him to do so.
  • Duties of the Station Writer may also fall upon GD Constables.
  • Any other task or duties assigned by the SHO will have to be performed by GD Constables.

BSF GD Constable Eligibility Criteria 2022

Previous Year Analysis

Candidates need to check out the BSF GD Constable eligibility criteria before applying for the exam. Only candidates who meet the eligibility criteria will be allowed to take the exam. Following are detailed eligibility criteria for BSF GD Constable 2022:

Age Criteria for BSF GD Constable

Candidates between the ages of 18 and 23 are eligible to apply for BSF GD Constable Recruitment. Given below is the age relaxation for BSF Recruitment 2022:

Category Age Relaxation
SC / ST 5 years
OBC 3 years
Ex-Servicemen (SC/ST) 8 years
Ex-Servicemen (OBC) 6 years
Ex-Servicemen (Unreserved) 3 years
Central Govt Civilian Employees and Department Candidates (SC/ST) 10 years
Children and dependent family of those killed in the communal riots of 1984 and the Gujarat riots of 2002 (Unreserved) 5 years
Central Govt Civilian Employees and Department Candidates (OBC) 8 years
Central Govt Civilian Employees and Department Candidates (Unreserved) 5 years
Children and dependent family of those killed in the communal riots of 1984 and the Gujarat riots of 2002 (SC/ST) 10 years
Children and dependent family of those killed in the communal riots of 1984 and the Gujarat riots of 2002 (OBC) 8 years

Education Qualification for BSF GD Constable

Candidates must have matriculation or equivalent from a recognized University or Board to be eligible for BSF GD Constable Recruitment.

BSF GD Constable Application Form 2022

Candidates can follow the below mentioned steps to fill out the application form:

  • Step 1: Go to the official website.
  • Step 2: Click on the ‘Recruitment’ option on the homepage of the official website.
  • Step 3: Carefully read the instructions related to the application form.
  • Step 4: Fill in the BSF application form by clicking on the ‘Apply Here’ button.
  • Step 5: Register yourself by filling in details like Name, Mobile Number, Email ID.
  • Step 6: Tap on the ‘Generate OTP’ tab.
  • Step 7: An OTP will be sent to your registered mobile number.
  • Step 8: Enter the OTP and click on the ‘Submit Option’.
  • Step 9: Now that you have registered yourself, login to the Applicant Portal by using your registered BSF login credentials like Email ID and Password.
  • Step 10: Click on the ‘Login’ button.
  • Step 11: Then fill in the required details and pay the application fee via online mode.

BSF GD Constable Application Fee

Candidates are supposed to submit the application fee of the BSF GD Constable Recruitment exam 2022 via online mode only. They can use payment modes such as debit card, net banking, credit card, etc to pay the fee after filling in the required details. Here is the BSF application fee for the posts of Assistant Radio Mechanic, Assistant Aircraft Mechanic, and Constable:

Category Application Fees
General Rs. 100/-
SC Exempted
ST Exempted
BSF Serving Personnel Exempted
Ex-Servicemen Exempted
Women Candidates Exempted

BSF GD Constable Exam Centre 2022

The Commission has not notified the name of the BSF GD Constable exam centres where the examination shall be conducted for the eligible candidates. The details regarding the exam centres as well as the timing of the exam will be mentioned on the admit card. We will update the details regarding the exam centre for the BSF GD Constable Exam once the official releases it.

BSF GD Constable Exam Pattern 2022

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BSF GD Constable written exam is the first stage of the exam organized by BSF. Applicants will have to attempt a written examination of 100 marks. Candidate must qualify at this stage to appear for further rounds. Check out the exam pattern for BSF GD Constable:

Parts Sections Number of Questions Total Marks Allotted
Part A General Knowledge and Awareness 25 25
Part B Reasoning Ability 25 25
Part C Numerical Ability 25 25
Part D Trade Awareness 25 25
Total   100 Questions 100 Marks

BSF GD Constable Syllabus 2022

Exam counselling

Check out the detailed syllabus for BSF GD Constable from the table below:

Subjects Topics
General Knowledge and Awareness Current Affairs, General Polity, General Science and Technology, Indian Constitution, Indian Culture, Indian History, Sports
Reasoning Ability Coding and Decoding, Distance and Directions, Figure Classification, Relationship Concepts, Spiral Orientation, The Number and Alphabet Series, Visual Memory
Numerical Ability Averages, Basics (2*2)(3*3) Multiplication, Compound Interest, Discount and Ratio, Mixed Fractions, Percentages, Profit and Loss, Simple Interest, Simple Mensuration, Time and Work
Trade Awareness Senior Inspector (Workshop) Components of diesel and petrol engines. Electronics, diode, transistor, printed circuit board. Fuel system, lubrication system, and cooling system of the engine. Internal combustion engines. Pumps, gears, and clutches. Units of measurement. Voltage, current, resistance, miniature circuit breakers.
Trade Awareness Senior Inspector (Engine Driver 1st Class) Valve setting and injection setting of the marine engines. Troubleshooting engines. The adjustment of the working path of the inland vessel rules to get optimum efficiency of the engines. Replacement of various lines and cylinder heads of engines with appropriate knowledge of torque. Provisions of inland vessel ruling for life-saving, fire appliances, and general discipline. Principles and working of internal combustion engines. Overhauling of engines. Fuel system, lubrication system, and cooling system of engines.
Trade Awareness Senior Inspector (Second Class Master Level) Steps to be taken in the event of vessel grounding. Rules of the road with regards to both sailing vessels and mechanically propelled vessels, their regulations, lights, fog, and sound signals. Knowledge of the compass.
Management of inland vessels under all conditions.
Management of vessels undertow or when towed or pushing. Marking and the use of the lead line.
Provisions of the rules with regards to the carriage of passengers. Knowledge of storm and distress signals. Knowledge of loading marks and inland vessels. Knowledge of inland vessels act. Knowledge of GPS, DGPS, VHF, Radar, and Echo sounder for safe navigation.

BSF GD Constable Preparation Tips 2022

Exam talks

Following are some effective preparation tips of BSF GD Constable to help you out with the exam preparations. 

  • Take short notes: Make notes of everything important that you come across while studying. This will help you later when you revise before the final day of the exam. Shorter notes will give you a brief summary of the whole topic in less time. This way you will easily understand the topic without having to go through it thoroughly.
  • Study for at least 7-8 Hours a Day: Being an aspirant of a competitive exam, you should make a habit of studying for at least 8 hours a day. Only then will you be able to go through the whole syllabus and prepare effectively for the exam. 
  • Revise every day: It is important that you revise what you study every day. A habit of revision will help you study efficiently for your examination. 
  • Categorise Topics (Difficulty-level Wise): Categorising topics under easy and difficult will help you with the strategic study. Prepare the easy ones first and then move on to the topics you find difficult. Doing this will help you cover the topics quicker. 
  • Read Thoroughly: It is important to understand before you learn. Knowing the concept and then reading well and understanding it thoroughly will help you in your final examination. If you understand the basic concepts, then you don’t have to mug everything up. 
  • Practise Mock Tests: Practising BSF GD Constable mock test series will help you improve your problem-solving skills and writing skills. Embibe’s mock test series will give an exact idea of the final exam paper. It is designed in accordance with the latest exam pattern. 
  • Solve Previous Year Question Papers: Solving BSF GD Constable previous year’s question papers will help you get a better idea of the exam and also the type of questions that are asked. It will be like a practice test for you to analyse your preparation and improve your weak areas.
  • Take Help from Reference Books: Reference books of BSF GD Constable come with ample exercises and questions for you to solve. The questions are simple as well as complex. By solving the exercises, you will be able to answer the questions easily and quickly in the final exam question paper. 

BSF GD Constable Admit Card 2022

About Exam

The Commission released the admit card for the BSF Constable Recruitment on its official website. The BSF GD Constable admit card contains important information such as the exam date, location, and time. 

Candidates can download the admit card by following the below steps:

  • Step 1: Visit the official website of BSF.
  • Step 2: Log in to the portal with your registered ID and password.
  • Step 3: Click on the BSF GD Constable admit card link and enter the required fields to submit.
  • Step 4: BSF GD Constable admit card will appear on the screen. 
  • Step 5: Download and save the admit card for future reference.

BSF GD Constable Answer Key 2022

About Exam

The BSF GD Constable answer key will be released on the official website after the successful conduction of the exam. Candidates can analyze their answers and estimate their scores in the exam with the help of the answer key.

Follow the below-mentioned steps to download the BSF GD Constable answer key:

  • Step 1: Visit the official website.
  • Step 2: Now, click on the ‘Results’ section.
  • Step 3: A new window will open, now click on “Answer Key of Written Examination for the post of GD Constable in BSF”
  • Step 4: Click on the specific set of your question paper
  • Step 5: Check your answers on the BSF Constable Answer key and download it for further reference.

BSF GD Constable Result 2022

Eligibility Criteria

The results of BSF GD Constable exam 2022 will be released shortly after the exam is conducted successfully. Candidates can follow the instructions given below to check the results:

  • Step 1: Go to the official website
  • Step 2: On the homepage, click on the link which states BSF Result 2022 (for the respective post you have applied)
  • Step 3: A PDF will be opened in a new window, press ctrl+f and search for their roll number
  • Step 4: Candidates can take a printout of the same for future reference.

BSF GD Constable Cut-Off 2022

Admit Card

The BSF GD Constable cut-off marks will be released on the official website of SSC after the completion of the examination. The BSF GD Constable cutoff marks are the minimum qualifying marks that a candidate must score to be eligible for the BSF Constable Recruitment 2022. Certain factors affect the cut-off of the BSF GD Constable Recruitment. These include

  • Total number of vacancies
  • The total number of applicants
  • The difficulty level of the exam
  • A total number of candidates belonging to different categories

FAQs on BSF GD Constable 2022

Cut off

Following are the frequently asked questions and answers related to BSF GD Constable 2022:

Q.1: When will the BSF GD Constable Notification be released? 

Ans: The Staff Selection Commsion released the BSF GD Constable Notification on the official website.

Q.2: Can I change the BSF General Duty Constable exam centre after submitting the application form?

Ans: No. After submitting the BSF GD Constable application form, you cannot change the exam centre.

Q.3: What are the minimum qualifying marks for SC/ ST/ OBC candidates in the GD Constable examination? 

Ans: Candidates belonging to SC/ ST/ OBC category will have to secure 33% in order to qualify for the General Duty Constable examination.

Q.4: What is the fee for the BSF GD Constable application form?

Ans: Candidates belonging to the General/OBC category will have to pay Rs. 100 whereas those belonging to other categories do not require to pay the application fees. 

Q.5: What are the subjects covered in the CBE of the BSF GD exam?

Ans: In the BSF GD examination, questions are asked about subjects like General Knowledge & General Awareness, General Intelligence & Reasoning, and Language (English/Hindi). 

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