BSF GD Constable Selection Process 2022: Check DetailsApril 17, 2023
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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.
Let us have an overview of the BSF GD Constable 2022 Exam before getting into other 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|
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:
Check out the important dates related to BSF GD Constable 2022 in the table below:
|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|
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|
Selected candidates will be offered a salary of Rs 21700 initially. BSF GD Constable Salary will be increased based upon promotion.
|Constable GD||Rs 21700-69100||3|
Following are some of the duties and responsibilities of BSF GD Constable 2022:
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:
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:
|SC / ST||5 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|
Candidates must have matriculation or equivalent from a recognized University or Board to be eligible for BSF GD Constable Recruitment.
Candidates can follow the below mentioned steps to fill out the application form:
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:
|BSF Serving Personnel||Exempted|
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 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|
Check out the detailed syllabus for BSF GD Constable from the table below:
|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.
Following are some effective preparation tips of BSF GD Constable to help you out with the exam preparations.
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:
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:
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:
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
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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