BSF Constable Tradesman Recruitment 2023 (1284 Posts): Check Exam Date, Eligibility, Selection Process & More

BSF Constable Tradesman Recruitment 2023 Notification Released for 1284 CT (Tradesmen) Vacancies Bharti Apply Online Border Security Force Application Form at

Here is good news for job finders searching for the latest govt Defence jobs after 10th pass! Border Security Force has come up with BSF Latest Notification 2023 regarding Recruitment of Constable (Tradesmen) (Male & Female) for the year 2023. As per the official notification, a total of 1284 vacancies have been notified under BSF Constable Tradesman Recruitment 2023 Openings. Interested contestants who have required qualifications for Border Security Force Constable TM Vacancies can Apply from 26-02-2023 to 27-03-2023 via online mode.

BSF Tradesman 2023 PST PET Exam Date & Admit Card Release Date

Eligible aspirants can Apply BSF Constable Tradesman Online Application Form 2023 from the official website link attached below. Also, a direct link to download BSF Tradesman 2023 Notification PDF is given below on this page. Scroll down to check out BSF CT Tradesmen Bharti Eligibility Conditions and other details from the below description.

BSF Constable Tradesman Recruitment 2023 | Border Security Force 1284 CT Tradesmen Vacancies Apply Online

BORDER SECURITY FORCE has disclosed Advertisement Notice and invited Applications from MALE & FEMALE Indian Citizens for filling up 1284 Constable (Tradesman) Vacancies in the force. BSF CT TM Bharti Notification released for recruitment to the posts like Sweeper, Tailor, Cobbler, Water Carrier, Washer Man, Cook, Barber & Waiter. All these BSF Tradesman Posts are temporary but likely to become permanent. If candidates want to apply for BSF CT TM recruitment, they should have passed Matriculation or equivalent. The age of candidate must be in between 18 to 25 years. Candidates must visit to submit an online application for BSF Tradesman Vacancy.

BSF Constable Tradesman Recruitment Notification Online Application Form

We strictly suggest candidates go through BSF Constable (TM) Notification 2023 PDF once before filling up the application form. BSF Application Form & Detailed Advertisement for the posts of Constable (Tradesmen) will be downloadable from the direct links provided at the end of this article. All details about BSF CT Tradesman Vacancies educational qualifications, age limit, physical standards, pay scale, exam fee, important dates and so on are available below.

BSF Constable Tradesman Bharti 2023: Notification Summary

Organization Name: BORDER SECURITY FORCE (B.S.F.)
Advertisement No.: 9A/Advt/CT(TM)-2023/Rectt/BSF/2023/1657
Total No. of Vacancies: 01,284 vacancies (1220 Male & 64 Female)
Vacancy Name: Constable (Tradesman) ‘GROUP C’ 2023
Job Type: Central Government Jobs
Scale of Pay: Rs. 21700-69100/- (Level-3)
Apply Mode: Online mode only
Application Dates: 26 February to 27 March 2023
Physical Exam Date: 3rd week of May 2023
Qualification: 10th pass
Age: 18-25 years
Selection Criteria: PST, PET, Written Test, DV, TT & DME
Location of Job:
All Over India
Official Website:

BSF Constable Tradesman Vacancy 2023: Details

The table provided below has shown Category wise Distribution of Constable (Tradesman) Vacancies in BSF, so check it:-

Name of the Posts Total Vacancies UR EWS OBC SC ST
CT Cobbler 22 17 00 03 02 00
CT Tailor 12 11 00 01 00 00
CT Cook 456 194 44 105 75 38
CT Water Carrier 280 115 29 64 48 24
CT Washer Man 125 55 11 29 21 09
CT Barber 57 28 02 14 08 05
CT Sweeper 263 110 25 63 43 22
CT Waiter 05 05 00 00 00 00
TOTAL ⇒ 1220 535 111 279 197 98
Name of the Posts Total Vacancies UR EWS OBC SC ST
CT Cobbler 01 01 00 00 00 00
CT Tailor 01 01 00 00 00 00
CT Cook 24 19 00 03 02 00
CT Water Carrier 14 13 00 01 00 00
CT Washer Man 07 07 00 00 00 00
CT Barber 03 03 00 00 00 00
CT Sweeper 14 13 00 01 00 00
TOTAL ⇒ 64 57 00 05 02 00

Eligibility Criteria for BSF Constable (Tradesmen) Jobs 2023

As far as BSF CT Tradesman eligibility criteria concert, it is one of the most important parts of recruitment process. Mostly eligibility conditions consist of educational qualifications, age limitation, physical requirements, etc. Aspirants are advised to refer to the following criteria and finalize whether they are suitable for Border Security Force CT TM jobs recruitment or not.

Age Limit:-

  • Above 18 years and below 25 years as on 27th of March 2023.
  • Age relaxation will be permissible to SC/ ST/ OBC and other special categories as per instructions issued by Central Government. The age relaxation permissible beyond the upper age limit is as follow:-
    • Schedule Caste (SC)/ Schedule Tribe (ST) – Upto 05 years
    • Other Backward Class (OBC) – Upto 03 years
    • To know more about age relaxation, check the notification link available below.

Educational Qualifications:-

  • Constable (Cobbler, Tailor, Washer Man, Barber & Sweeper):
    • Matriculation/ 10th pass or its equivalent from a recognized Board;
    • Must be proficient in respective trade;
    • Must qualify Trade Test in the respective trade conducted by the recruitment board.
  • Constable (Cook, Water Carrier & Waiter):
    • Matriculation/ 10th class pass or equivalent from a recognized Board;
    • National Skills Qualifications Framework (NSQF) Level-I Course in food production or Kitchen from National Skill Development Corporation or from the Institutes recognized by National Skill Development Corporation.
  • Note: Multi Skilled aspirants will be given preference.

Physical Standards:-

Categories Male Female
Height Chest Height
For All Candidates (except those mentioned below): 165 Cms 75-80 Cms 155 Cms
Candidates belonging to the Scheduled Tribes of all States or UTs or Districts except as given in the following para.: 160 Cms 75-80 Cms 148 Cms
Scheduled Tribe Candidates hailing from the LWE affected district: 158 Cms 75-80 Cms 147 Cms
Scheduled Tribe Candidates hailing from the North Eastern States: 155 Cms 75-80 Cms 147 Cms
Candidates falling in the categories of Garwalis, Kumaonis, Dogras, Marathas & Candidates belonging to the States of Assam, HP and UTs of J&K & Ladakh: 162.5 Cms 75-80 Cms 152 Cms
Candidates hailing from the NE States of Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Sikkim & Tripura: 160 Cms 75-80 Cms 150 Cms
Aspirants hailing from GTA comprising of the three Sub-Division of Darjeeling District namely Darjeeling, Kalimpong & Kurseong and including the “Mouzas” Sub Division of these Districts: 155 Cms 75-80 Cms 150 Cms

BSF Constable Tradesman Pay Scale

About Salary & Allowances: Applicants selected for Tradesman posts will receive a Pay Scale of Rs. 21,700-69,100/- (Pay Matrix L-3) of 7th CPC (Revised Pay Structure) and other allowances as admissible to Central Govt. employees from time to time. In addition to the pay scale, Ration Allowance, Medical Assistance, Free Accommodation, Free Leave Pass, etc., are granted which are admissible to BSF employees.

BSF Tradesman Examination Fee

About Exam Fee & Mode of Payment: The following fee can be paid through Net Banking, Debit Card, Credit Card or Nearest authorized Common Service Centre:-

Categories Exam Fee
Unreserved, EWS & OBC Categories: Rs. 100/- (rupees one hundred only)
Female Candidates & Reversed (SC/ ST/ Ex-Servicemen) Categories: Rs. 000/- (No Fee)

BSF Tradesman 2023 Selection Process

About Selection Method: Border Security Force will recruit the best candidates based on their performance & marks obtained from the following selection phases:-

    1. Physical Standard Test (PST) & Physical Efficiency Test (PET)
    1. Written Examination (100 marks)
    1. Document Verification (DV)
    2. Trade Test (Qualifying Nature)
    3. Detailed Medical Examination (DME)
    4. Review Medical Examination (RME)

As per the Border Security Force Recruitment rules, those who are willing to get selected for CT (Tradesman) jobs must pass all the selection rounds with good performance. The Physical Exams are to be held first & then another test to conduct on scheduled dates. Applicants who clear the PST, PET and Documentation will be called to attend Trade Test. All those who pass Trade Test will have to participate in a Written Test consist of 100 questions for 100 marks. The Medical Examination will be conducted after the release of a written test result. In the order of merit, contestants will be invited for Medical Test.

As per a transfer policy of the force, those candidates who selected are liable to be posted anywhere in India. Refer to the Advertisement PDF for additional information.

How to Apply BSF Constable Tradesman Online Application Form 2023?

Candidates are required to apply online for Constable Tradesman Recruitment through the BSF website. Applicants are first required to go to and register themselves by filling One-Time Profile. We have shared the steps below by following which you will be able to fill up and then submit your application form for Border Security Force Tradesman Jobs without facing any problem. The Steps to Submit Application Form is as follows:-

  • 1st Step – Visit @, i.e. official website of the Border Security Force
  • 2nd Step – First, click on the ‘Candidate Login’ button and then on the ‘Register Here’ link.
  • 3rd Step – Now, fill up the One-Time Profile (OTP) as asked to create your profile.
  • 4th Step – Press the ‘SAVE’ button after filling the profile.
  • 5th Step – Log in with your credentials, namely Email ID & Password.
  • 6th Step – Open a link named ‘Click Here to Apply’ against BSF Constable Tradesman Recruitment 2023 Notice which will be available under active advertisements.
  • 7th Step – Upload the images of recent Photograph, Signature, Thumb Impression and Other Supportive Documents.
  • 8th Step – Pay the examination fee through the provided sources.
  • 9th Step – Ensure all relevant fields in the application are filled and then press the ‘Final Submit’ button.
  • 10th Step – Take a printout of your online application form for future reference.

Official Links for BSF Tradesman 2023 Recruitment

BSF Constable (Tradesman) Detailed Notification 2023: DOWNLOAD PDF
BSF Tradesman Online Application Form 2023: APPLY ONLINE
Candidate Login for BSF CT TM 2023: LOGIN HERE
Official Website of BSF: VISIT @

Border Security Force Tradesman Recruitment 2023: Important Dates

Here are the important dates that all aspirants must know if they want to apply for CT TM recruitment in BSF. The dates for application submission mentioned over here in this section while dates for admit card and exam will be notified soon in a short time. Now, take a look at the following key dates and start your registration for recruitment.

Events Key Dates & Time
Advertisement Notice Date: 20th February 2023
Starting Date of Registration of Online Applications: 26th February 2023 @ 00:01 AM
Closing Date for Submission of Online Application Forms: 27th March 2023 @ 11:59 PM
Last Date for Payment of Exam Application Fee: 27th March 2023 @ 11:59 PM
Dates for Availability of Admit Card for Physical (PST & PET) Test: 2nd week of May 2023
Physical (PST & PET) Exam (Phase-I) Date: 3rd week of May 2023
Dates for Availability of Admit Card for Written Exam: To be notified later on
Written Examination (Phase-II) Date: To be notified later on
Date of Publishing Written Exam Answer Key: To be notified later on
Date of Releasing Written Exam Result: To be notified later on
Documentation, Trade Test & Medical Exam (Phase-III) Schedule: To be notified later on
Release Date of Final Result: To be notified later on

BSF Constable (Tradesman) Exam Pattern, Syllabus 2023

Check out the below tables for Structure of Written Exam and Physical Test Pattern for the posts of CT Tradesman in BSF:-

Physical Efficiency Test (PET) Structure

Categories Race (Running)
Distance Duration
Male 05 Kilometres (Kms) 24 Minutes
Female 1.6 Kilometres (Kms) 8.30 Minutes
  • The PET will be only qualifying in nature, and it will not carry any marks.
  • There will be no physical efficiency test for Ex-servicemen.

Written Examination Pattern

S. N. Subject Names Number of Questions Maximum Marks Time Duration
a. General Awareness/ General Knowledge (सामान्य जागरूकता / सामान्य ज्ञान) 25 ques. 25 marks 120 minutes
b. Knowledge of Elementary Mathematics (प्राथमिक/ मूल गणित का ज्ञान) 25 ques. 25 marks
c. Analytical Aptitude & Ability to Observe the Distinguish Patterns (अलग-अलग पैटर्न का निरीक्षण करने के लिए विश्लेषणात्मक योग्यता और क्षमता) 25 ques. 25 marks
d. Basic Knowledge of English or Hindi Language (अंग्रेजी / हिंदी भाषा का मूल ज्ञान) 25 ques. 25 marks
TOTAL ⇒ 100 ques. 100 marks 2 hours
  • The written exam will consist of OMR based one objective type paper containing Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs).
  • There will be a total of 100 questions in the written test.
  • Each MCQ will carry 1 mark.
  • The papers can be answered either in Hindi or in English.
  • The standard of questions will be commensurate with the knowledge expected from a class 10th pass candidate.
  • The qualifying marks category wise in written test are as under:-
    • 35% for General, EWS & Ex-serviceman Candidates.
    • 33% for OBC, SC & ST Candidates.
  • A blue or black ball point pen will be used to fill out the OMR Answer Sheet.
  • Go through the detailed notification for complete details about the exam pattern & syllabus.

BSF Tradesmen Exam 2023 Admit Card

About Admit Card/ Call Letter: All such aspirants whose application forms found to be in order will be invited for Physical Test by providing Admit Card. The Department will start issuing Admit Card to all eligible applicants 15-16 prior exam date through online mode. Candidates can click here on BSF Constable Tradesman Admit Card link to know complete information. All are directed to note that without Admit Card copy, they cannot be able to appear for any of the selection exams. Contestants should not worry as we will update here about exam hall ticket whenever any detail available. It is to notify that mobile phone and other electronic gadgets are strictly banned in the premises of the examination centre.

BSF Constable Bharti 2023 Result/ Final Merit List

About Result/ Merit List: The higher authority will make separate final merit list for each category namely GC, SC, ST, OBC and Ex-Servicemen in respect of each State based on their marks obtained in the Written Examination. Also, we have attached a link to check Border Security Force CT Tradesman Results here with this web blog so that every applying candidate can refer it. Applicants can visit this website to know more about BSF Constable Tradesman Recruitment result & cutoff marks after completion of their selection process.

About Border Security Force – सीमा सुरक्षा बल

BSF is a paramilitary force charged with guarding India’s land border during peace time and preventing transnational crime. It is also known as Seema Rakshak Dhal. BSF was established on 1st of December 1965. It is a Union Government Agency under the administrative control of Ministry of Home Affairs. It is one of many law enforcement agencies in India. At present, it stands as the world’s largest border guarding force. The head office of this agency is in New Delhi. It is an Armed Force of the Union Govt. of India tasked with various assignments from time to time.

Border Security Force has grown exponentially from a few battalions to 186 battalions with strength of 2.5 lakh personnel including an expanding air wing, marine wing, artillery regiments and commando units. It has currently Pankaj Kumar Singh (IPS) as a Director General of this organization. Whenever a need of workforce arises, it releases employment news and invites applications for posts like Constable, Tradesman, Head Constable, CT GD, Sub Inspector, etc.

BSF Constable Tradesman Bharti 2023: Help Desk

Postal Address: Government of India (GOI),
Ministry of Home Affairs,
Directorate General, Border Security Force
BSF Headquarter
Block 10, CGO Complex,
Lodhi Road, New Delhi – 110003
Helpline Number: (a) 011-24368925
(b) 011-24368926
Email ID: N/A

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Our Team Wishes You All The Best For Your Recruitment in Border Security Force 2023…!!

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