BSF Constable Tradesman Recruitment 2023 Vacancies 1284 Written Exam (Phase II Exam) Answer Key Released

Short Information: Border Security Force (BSF) had invited the Online Application Form for the recruitment of Constable (Tradesman)-Male & Female. Total Vacancies were 1284 of which 1220 Vacancies are Male and 64 Vacancies for Female. Candidates who had applied for this post, get ready for the examination.

The recruitment process for the posts of Constable (Tradesman) in BSF Exam 2023 will be carried out in the following phases:

  1. Physical Standard Test & Physical Efficiency Test (PST/PET)
  1. Written Examination
  1. Documentation
  2. Trade Test
  3. Medical Examination (DME/RME)

Phase I Examination i.e. PST/PET was conducted on the 3rd week of May 2023. Now Phase II i.e. Written Examination (Computer Based Test) date has been released which will be held on 28 August 2023, Monday.

Candidates who have qualified in 1st Phase are eligible for 2nd Phase i.e. Written Examination. Admit Cards for the same is now available on the website.

Answer Key of Phase II i.e. Written Examination (Computer Based Test) which was held on 28 August 2023 has been released. Candidates can check their answers from the website. Link is also given below.


Recruitment Name BSF Constable Tradesman Recruitment 2023
Recruitment Board Name Border Security Force (BSF)
Advertisement No.  9A/Advt/CT(TM)-2023/Rectt/BSF/2023/1657
Name of Posts Constable (Tradesman)-Male & Female
Total Vacancies 1284
Pay Scale ₹ 21700 – ₹ 69100
Job Location All India
Job Type Permanent
Application Procedure Online
Last Date to Apply 27 March 2023
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BSF Constable Tradesman Recruitment 2023-Important Dates

Application Begin Online 26/02/2023, Sunday
Last Date for Apply Online 27/03/2023, Monday
Last Date for Online Fee Payment
27/03/2023, Monday
Examination Date 3rd week of May 2023
Admit Card 13/05/2023, Saturday
Phase II (Written Exam) Date 28/08/2023, Monday
Admit Card (Phase II) Before Exam
Answer Key Released 01/09/2023, Friday

BSF Constable Tradesman Recruitment 2023-Application Fee

UR / OBC / EWS ₹ 100/-
SC / ST / Female ₹ 0/-
Payment Mode Debit Card / Credit Card / Net Banking

BSF Constable Tradesman Recruitment 2023-Age Limit

Age Limit as on 27/03/2023
Minimum Age 18 Years
Maximum Age 25 Years
Age Relaxation Extra as per Rules.

BSF Constable Tradesman Recruitment 2023-Vacancy Details

Total Vacancies : 1284

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

BSF Constable Tradesman Recruitment 2023-Education Qualification

1. For trades of Constable (Cobbler), Constable (Tailor), Constable (Washerman), Constable (Barber) and Constable (Sweeper) :

  • Matriculation or equivalent from a recognized Board.
  • Must be proficient in respective trade.
  • Must qualify trade test in the respective trade conducted by recruitment board.

2. For the trades of Constable (Cook), Constable (Water Carrier) and Constable (Waiter) :

  • Matriculation 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.

BSF Constable Tradesman Recruitment 2023-Selection Process

  • Written Examination
  • Physical Efficiency Test (PET)
  • Physical Standards Test (PST)
  • Document Verification
  • Trade Test
  • Medical Examination

BSF Constable Tradesman Recruitment 2023-Exam Pattern & Syllabus

The Written Examination will be of 100 marks containing 100 questions (qualifying marks 35% for UR Category/EWS & Ex-Servicemen and 33% for SC/ST/OBC) and will consist of CBT (Computer Based Test) or OMR based objective type multiple choice questions to be answered using a Blue or Black ball point pen only.

Subject Number of Questions Maximum Marks Duration
General Awareness / General knowledge 25 25 2 Hours (120 Minutes)
Knowledge of elementary mathematics 25 25
Analytical aptitude and ability to observe the distinguished patterns 25 25
Basic knowledge of the candidates in English or Hindi 25 25

How to Download Phase II Written Exam Answer Key for BSF Constable Tradesman Recruitment 2023

  1. Click on the below Download Answer Key link.
  2. After clicking on the link you will be redirected to the official website.
  3. Fill in the required details such as the Roll No., DOB, and Captcha Code, and then click on the Login button to proceed.
  4. After that, you will be able to see the Answer Key option on the screen.

Some Important Helpful Links

Download Phase II (Written Exam) Answer Key Click Here
Download Phase II (Written Exam) Admit Card Click Here
Details of Facilitation Centres for CBT Examination
Click Here
Download Phase II (Written Exam) Notice Click Here
Download PST/PET Admit Card Click Here
Download Exam Notice Click Here
Apply Online Click Here
Official Notification Click Here
Join Telegram For Updates Click Here
Official Website Click Here

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Q: What is the date of applying for BSF Constable Tradesman Recruitment 2023?

Ans: You can apply between 26/02/2023 to 27/03/2023.

Q: How many vacancies for BSF Constable Tradesman Recruitment 2023?

Ans: Total vacancies are 1284.

Q: What is the age limit for BSF Constable Tradesman Recruitment 2023?

Ans: Age should be between 18 to 25 years.

Q: What is the Phase II Exam (Written Exam) date for BSF Constable Tradesman Recruitment 2023?

Ans: The Phase II Exam is scheduled to be held on 28 August 2023.

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