Border Security Force (BSF) has recently issued recruitment notification 2012 for 100 Assistant Sub Inspector (Radio Mechanic) and 959 Head Constables (Radio Operator). This notification has been published in Employment News dated 23rd June, 2012). Last date to apply for this BSF ASI & HC Recruitment 2012 is 27th July, 2012.
This blog article briefly touches up the info on eligibility & application forms of this technical job avenues in Communication Set-up of BSF to help you apply for the same. Let me tell you that BSF each year issues recruitment notification in June end/July beginning for ASI (Radio Mechanic) & Head Constables (Radio Operator) - for instance last year, BSF published recruitment advertisement for 679 HC (Radio Operator) & 180 ASI (RM), last date for application for which was 10.08.2011. The recruitment test was held on 25.09.2011. So if you are serious about joining BSF through these technical jobs, you should look out for the advertisement in the future too i.e. for BSF ASI & HC Recruitment 2013.
In another blog article titled: BSF ASI & HC Exam Pattern, Papers & Books I would post the prep materials for BSF written exam.
But before that a small note on what is BSF.
What is BSF:
Established on 1st December, 1965, Border Security Force is one of the prime Central Armed Police Forces with the role to guard India's international borders during peacetime and also to prevent transnational crime.
It is one of the world's largest border patrol forces with a strength of 240,000 personnel in 186 battalions, including women battalions. The rank and structure in Border Security Force is given in the table at right. The current job vacancy in BSF is for the ranks with green background - Inspector (Architects) & Sub- Inspector (JE).
Salary for ASI/HC in BSF:
Salary for BSF Assistant Sub Inspector:
Rs. 11,360/= in Pay scale: Rs. 5200 - 20,200/= with grade pay Rs. 2,800/=.
Salary for BSF Head Constables:
Rs. 9,910/= in Pay scale: Rs. 5200 - 20,200/= with grade pay Rs. 2,400/=.
Selection Process for ASI/HC in BSF:
Selection process for Assistant Sub Inspector (RM) & Head Constables (RO) consists of two phases:
Written Exam: Consists of 3 hour Objective type question paper of 200 marks. You can find more about this in my blog article titled: BSF ASI & HC Exam Pattern, Papers & Books.
1) Preliminary Screening.
2) PET: 1.6 Km run to be completed in 6.5 minutes, Long Jump - 3.65 M (three chances), High Jump - 1.2 M (three chances).
3.0 Dictation (in English): For HC (RO) only - 10 marks.
5.0 Interview - 25 marks for ASI (RM) & HC (RO).
6.0 Medical Examnication.
BSF ASI/HC Vacancy 2012
There are total 100 Assistant Sub Inspector (Radio Mechanic) vacancies, out of which 17 positions are reserved for Ex-Servicemen (EXSM), Compassionate Ground (COMP) & Minority Communities (MINR). Category-wise break-up of the BSF ASI vacancy 2012 is given in the table at left.
Similarly there are total 959 Head Constables (Radio Operator) positions out of which 160 positions are reserved. You can find the category-wise break-up of BSF Head Constables (Radio Operator) vacancy 2012 in the table at right.
BSF ASI (RM)/HC (RO) Eligibility:
Eligibility for Assistant Sub Inspector (RM):
Age eligibility: Min 18 & Max 25 years. Age relaxations exists as per Govt rule.
Academic Qualification eligibility:
Matric with 3 year Diploma in Radio and TV technology / Electronics / Tele-Communications / Computer / Electrical / Mechanical / Engineering / Domestic appliance OR
10+2 or Intermediate or equivalent with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics, having 50% marks in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics.
Eligibility for Head Constables (RO):
Age eligibility: Min 18 & Max 23 years. Age relaxations exists as per Govt rule.
Academic Qualification eligibility:
Matric or equivalent plus two years ITI certificate in engine/fitter/Diesel Mechanic/Automobile/Motor Mechanic OR
10+2 or Intermediate or its equivalent with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics.
Qualifications should be from a Board/Institution recognized by State/Central Government. In addition to the above age & educational qualification eligibility, you should possess the Physical & Medical Standard for ASI & HC positions as given in this BSF career page.
BSF ASI/HC Recruitment 2012 Application Form:
You can find the Application Form for BSF Assistant Sub Inspector (RM) & Head Constables (RO) Recruitment 2012 in "Annexure-A" in page-7/8 of the Notification. How to apply for BSF JE & Architect Recruitment 2012 is given very clearly in section "9. General Instruction" in page-5/6 of the Notification.
Hope with above information you can apply confidently for Assistant Sub Inspector (RM) & Head Constables (RO) Recruitment in BSF. Please visit my subsequent blog article titled: BSF ASI & HC Exam Pattern, Papers & Books to find the prep materials for BSF written exam. Best wishes!
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