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BSF Recruitment 2013 For 90 Meritorious Sportspersons as Constable (GD)

Border Security Force (BSF) is one of the most acclaimed Para-Military Forces under the Ministry of Home Affairs, Govt. of India. Guarding the international borders along the controversial LOC (Pakistan Border) and the borders of Kuchh desert, China, Nepal, Myanmar, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka, this force has own many laurels for its bravery and gallantry nature. Working with such a force is considered to be of highest repute among the Indians today.

With the recent notification from the BSF, it intends to recruit Constables (General Duty) through under the sportspersons quota. The aspirants, who excel in various sports disciplines, can apply for this selection for a promising career in Border Security Force.

The details of the eligibility criteria and the essential credentials are mentioned as under:

Posts to be Filled Up:          Constable (General Duty)

Important Dates:

  • Last date for submission of Completed Application Form: 30 days from the date of publication of this notification on Employment News
  • Last date for submission of Completed Application Form from far-flung areas: 45 days from the date of publication of this notification on Employment News

Number of Vacancies:         Total 90 posts (Sportspersons)

Details of Vacancies:

Individual Sports:

  • Archery: 05 Posts
  • Athletics: 15 Posts
  • Swimming, Water Polo, & Diving: 09 Posts
  • Boxing: 03 Posts
  • Gymnastics: 05 Posts
  • Judo: 02 Posts
  • Rowing, Kayaking, & Canoeing: 05 Posts
  • Weightlifting: 05 Posts
  • Wrestling (freestyle and Greeco-Roman): 06 Posts
  • Equestrian: 02 Posts
  • Shooting: 05 Posts

Team Sports:

  • Basket Ball: 05 Posts
  • Foot Ball: 04 Posts
  • Hand ball: 05 Posts
  • Hockey: 05 Posts
  • Kabaddi: 05 Posts
  • Volley Ball: 04 Posts

Pay Scale:

  • The candidates selected as Constable (General Duty) will be eligible to receive remuneration in the scale of Rs. 5200-20200 + Grade Pay of Rs.2000 under PB-I
  • Apart from the basic pay scale the candidates selected will be eligible to get allowances and other facilities as per rules

Age Criteria:

  • Age of the candidate should be within 18 to 23 years as on 1-August-2013. Upper age limit is relaxable for SC/ ST/ OBC candidates as well as others as per rules

Educational Requirements:

  • The applicant should have passes Matriculation or its equivalent from a recognized board

Sports Qualification:

A person will be considered eligible if he is:

  • A sportsperson who has represented his state in any of the national and international level competition as mentioned above
  • A sportsperson who has represented his University in any of the Inter-University level competition/ competition held by Inter-University Sports Board as mentioned above
  • A sportsperson who has represented his School in any of the School level competition held by the All India School Games Federation

Physical Standard: As per the rules and regulations of the BSF

  • Height: 170 Cm
  • Weight: In proportion to Height
  • Chest: 80 cm (Unexpanded) and 85 cm (Expanded)
  • Eye sight: 6/6 and 6/9 in both eyes without correction

Selection Procedure:

The selection process shall consist of following stages:

  • Height Bar Test
  • Identity Check
  • Checking of Testimonials and Certificates
  • Physical Standard Test (PST)
  • Trial in various Sports Disciplines
  • Final Medical Examination

Application Fees:

  • For SC/ST: Fees Exempted
  • For all others: Rs.50
  • The fees can be paid in shape of a Crossed Demand Draft/ Indian Postal Order drawn in favor of ‘The Commandant, 25th Battalion, BSF’ and payable at SBI Chhawala, New Delhi (for DD) and Post Office, Chhawala, New Delhi (for IPO)

Where to Avail the Application Form:

The proforma application forms are available at the website of BSF or at http://www.bsf.nic.in/doc/recruitment/r50.pdf

How to Apply:

  • The details of the Application Form is available at the website, which need to be downloaded or computer typed in a good quality A4 size paper
  • Candidates need to read the instructions and fill the application form as per the exact requirements
  • Submission of filled-in application will be done within the last date of receipt of application along with all photocopies of Certificates
  • Further details regarding the selection can be availed at the website of BSF at http://bsf.nic.in/
  • The Address to send completed application form:

The OIC (Sports) Chhawala

C/O: 25th Bn BSF, Chhawala Camp

Post Office: Chhawala, New Delhi – 110 071

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