Border Security Force ASI (Stenographer) & HC (Ministerial) Recruitment 2016-17 for 157 Vacancies

BSF Recruitment Notification 2016-17: Border Security Force (BSF) recently announced about its recruitment notification and released the notification on 5th December 2016. This Recruitment notification is for the posts of Assistant Sub Inspector (Stenographer) and Head Constable (Ministerial) in BSF, Ministry of Home Affairs, Govt. of India. The total number of vacancies available in this BSF recruitment is 157 posts, in that 36 vacancies for ASI (Stenographer) post and 121 vacancies for HC (Ministerial) post. Border Security Force (BSF) is inviting all Indian Male & Female candidates to apply for this 2017 ASI & HC recruitment if they are interested. BSF released the format of the application for this recruitment along with the notification. The candidates who are interested and eligible based on the post requirement can apply for it and sent the application form along with the required documents by post to any one of the centers on or before 2nd January 2017 (Centers list is given below). The candidates who are interested in this BSF Recruitment 2016-17 go through the entire details of the notification before going to apply for it. Here we provided all the essential details of this BSF Recruitment notification 2016-17 for 157 ASI & HC posts like eligibility criteria, age limits, physical standards, selection procedure & etc.
BSF ASI (Steno) & HC (Mini) Recruitment 2016-17
No. of Vacancies: This BSF recruitment is 157 ASI (Stenographer) and Head Constable (Ministerial). Category wide vacancies for both ASI & HC posts details are

ASI (Stenographer): 36 posts

SC – 12 posts (Direct Entry – 10, Departmental – 2)

ST – 24 posts (Direct Entry – 20, Departmental – 4)

Head Constable (Ministerial): 121 Posts

General – 121 posts (Direct Entry - 102, Departmental - 19)

Pay Scale:

For ASI (Stenographer) post:
PB-I Rs. 5, 200 to 20,200/- + GP Rs. 2,800/-

For HC (Ministerial):
PB-I Rs. 5, 200 to 20,200/- + GP Rs. 2,400/-

Age Limits: Age is considered as on 1st January 2017 and upper age limit is applicable for Government Servant (5 years for both ASI & HC), SC/ST (5 years for ASI only), Ex-Servicemen and other special categories of persons as per Govt. rules (what to know more information regarding upper age relaxation go through the official notification, link is given below). The age limits other than these categories is

Minimum Age – 18 years

Maximum Age – 25 years

Educational Qualifications: these are the minimum requirements of the candidates (for direct entry)
- Intermediate or Senior Secondary School Certificate (10+2) examination from recognized board/university or equivalent.

- Minimum Shorthand Speed for ASI (Stenographer): 80 words per minute in English or in Hindi in 10 minutes and Transcription of dictation in English in 50 Minutes on computer or Transcription of dictation in Hindi in 65 Minutes on computer.

- Minimum Typing Speed for HC (Ministerial): 35 words per minute in English or 30 words per minute in Hindi corresponding to 10500 KDPH in English/9000 KDPH in Hindi with average of 5 key depressions for each word on computer. (in 10 minutes)

Note: check out official notification for Departmental posts eligibility criteria.

Physical Standards: The minimum requirements of the candidate’s physical standards for this recruitment

For Male candidates:
Height: 165 Cms
Chest: 77 Cms (Unexpanded), 82 Cms (Expanded)

For ST category ASI (Stenography) only - Male
Height: 162.5 Cms
Chest: 76 Cms (Unexpanded), 81 Cms (Expanded)

For Female candidates:
Height – 155 Cms (For ST category – 150 Cms only for ASI (Stenography))

Medical Standards:

1. Eye Sight: Distance Vision should be 6/6 in one eye and 6/9 in other eye without correction (without Glasses/lenses or Lasik surgery).

2. Must not have Knock Knee, Flat Foot, Squint in eyes, Varicose vein and should possess colour vision between colour perception- I to III.

3. Must be in good mental & bodily health and free from any physical defect likely to interfere with the efficient performance of the duties.

4. Having permanent Tattoo on any part of the body will be debarred for BSF Recruitment.

Examination Fee: Pay the examination fee through Bank Draft/Postal Order and fee is exempted for SC/ST/Ex-Servicemen/Women candidates. For HC (Ministerial) post SC/ST candidates come under general category so they need to pay the requisite fee. The fee particulars are

Fee – Rs. 100/-

Note: The Bank Draft/Postal order is in favor of the Authority to whom the application is address and payable at bank details are given below.

Details of Centers: The candidates need to send the application form with relevant documents to anyone one of the below given centers and the Bank Draft/Postal Order is paid in favor of the relevant authority of that center.

(To whom Application to be sent)
DD to be prepared in favor of Authority to whom the application is address and Payable at Bank
The Inspector General, Ftr HQ BSF Srinagar, New Airport Road, Humhama, Srinagar, J&K-190003.
SBI –Barzulla,
The Inspector General,
Ftr HQ BSF Jammu, Palaura Camp, Jammu, J&K-181124
Inspector General,
Ftr HQ BSF Jalandhar, BSF Campus, Jalandhar Cantt, Punjab-144006
SBI-BSF Campus Jalandhar,
The Inspector General, Ftr HQ BSF Jodhpur, Mandore Road, Jodhpur, Rajastan – 342026
Code – 12847
Gandhi Nagar
The Inspector General, Ftr HQ BSF Gandhinagar, PO-BSF Campus, Chiloda Road, Gandhinagar, Gujrat – 382045.
SBI – GC CRPF Gandhinagar,
Code – 6825
The Commandant, 25 Bn BSF, Chhawla Camp, Najafgarh, New Delhi -110071.
SBI – Najafgarh A.D.B,
Code – 1419
The Inspector General, Ftr HQ BSF Bangalore, PO-Yalahanka, Bangalore, Karnataka -560064.
SBI – AFS Yelahanka,
Code - 2187
The Inspector General, CSWT BSF  Indore, Bijasan Road, Indore, Madhya Pradesh -452005.
SBI – CSWT BSF Campus, Indore
Code – 4518
The Director, BSF Academy Tekanpur, Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh – 475005.
SBI – Tekanpur
Code- 8284
The Inspector General, BSF TC&S Hazaribagh, Meru Camp, Hazaribagh, Jharkhand – 825317.
SBI – BSF Trg Center & School, Hazaribagh,
Code – 2922
The Inspector General, Ftr HQ BSF South Bengal, 2-B, Lord Sinha Road, Kolkata, West Bengal – 700071.
SBI – Service Branch Kolkata,
Code – 8554
The Inspector General, Ftr HQ BSF North Bengal, PO – Kadamtala (Siliguri), Distt – Darjeeling, West Bengal – 734011.
SBI – NBU Campus Siliguri,
Code – 2096
The Inspector General, Ftr HQ BSF Guwahati, PO – Azara, Dist –Kamrup, Guwahati, Assam – 781017.
SBI – Maligaon,
Code – 0229
The Inspector General, Ftr HQ BSF M&C, Masimpur, PO – Arunachal, Distt – Cachar, Assam – 788025.
SBI – Arunachal,
Code - 5541
The Inspector General, Ftr HQ BSF Tripura, PO – Salbagan, Agartala, Tripura – 799012
SBI – Salbagan,
Code – 4570
The DIG & Commandant, STC BSF Chakur, PO – Chakur, Distt – Latur, Maharashtra – 413513.
SBI – Latur,
Code - 6303

Selection Procedure: there is two phases phase-I and Phase- II

Phase –I: Written Examination

Written Exam Pattern
Part –I
Hindi/English Language
20 Marks
Part –II
General Intelligence
20 Marks
Part –III
Numerical Aptitude
20 Marks
Part -IV
Clerical Aptitude
20 Marks
Part – V
Basic Computer Knowledge
20 Marks
100 Marks

1. Physical Measurement Test (PST)
2. Short Hand Test (for ASI Post)
3. Typing Speed Test (for HC Post)
4. Document verification
5. Medical Examination

List of Documents:  Candidate need to send the below given list of documents (Photocopies) along with the Filled Application Form.

1. Matriculation Certificate

2. Educational Certificates.

3. Caste Certificate (If Applicable)

4. NOC (serving in BSF/Central/State Govt./Public Sector Undertaking)

5. Service certificate of qualifying service in present rank & Disc-Vigilance clearance certificate in respect of BSF Departmental candidates.

6. Three Passport size photographs.

7. Two Self Addressed Envelops (25 cms X 12 cms) with Rs. 40/- stamp on each.

8. Application and Admit Card Signed by the candidate.

9. Examination Fee Bank Draft/Postal Order

10. Copy of Discharge certificate (for Ex-Servicemen)

11. Copy of Certificate in Support of Claim of Adivasis/Hill Areas/Tribes etc.

Important Dates:

Notification released on 5th December 2016.

Last date for receipt of applications is 2nd January 2017.

Written Exam for ASI (Steno) will be held on 16th April 2017.

Written Exam Admit Cards have been issued to the eligible candidates. Click here to know more details about Admit cards of ASI (Steno) Written Exam.