BSF 2022 Recruitment, Eligibility, Selection Criteria and Salary

Working for the country is an honour for everyone. BSF is one of the jobs in which you can protect your country. Here in this article, we are going to give you a lot of information about your dream job. We are going to aware you about BSF recruitment 2022. BSF eligibility criteria, the role played by BSF, educational criteria, BSF syllabus, BSF GD recruitment and BSF salary.

BSF stands for Border Security Force. It is a government exam conducted by the Union Public Service Commission. It is one of the prestigious exams conducted by UPSC. This exam is conducted annually. 

BSF examination notification is released on 15 April 2021. This exam is conducted to fulfil the duties of officers that can protect Indian borders.

 BSF Duties and Functions 

  • To be aware of people around borders about security.
  • Stopping illegal activities and other smuggling activities. 
  • Checking trans-border crimes including illegal entry or exit from borders.
  • Helping refugees 
  • Protection of the borders.
  • Stopping crimes related to intelligence.
  • Controlling orders and laws in enemy areas.
  • Guiding armies around borders.

Selection Criteria

  • Physical Standard Test
  • Physical Efficiency Test
  • Documentation 
  • Trade Test
  • Written Examination 
  • Detailed Medical Examination 

There are lots of posts under the BSF exam and for every post, there are different eligibility and syllabus.

Three posts are fulfilled through the BSF exam:

Educational Qualifications 

There are different educational qualifications for various posts in BSF. Some post requires a 10th certificate, some 12th and some post requires graduation.

Syllabus of BSF for the various post:

BSF Constable Tradesman Syllabus 

The general awareness and general knowledge part will cover geography abbreviations, committees and commissions, books and authors, appointments, and famous personalities.

The mathematics part covers trigonometry, mensuration, algebra, geometry, statistics, and arithmetic.

The reasoning part will consist of analytical reasoning, data interpretation, non-verbal reasoning, logical reasoning data, sufficiency, and puzzles verbal reasoning.

BSF GD Constable Syllabus:

General Intelligence

  1. Analogies
  2. Similarities & Differences
  3. Spatial Visualization
  4. Observation
  5. Relationship Concepts
  6. Spatial Orientation
  7. Visual Memory
  8. Discrimination
  9. Number Series
  10. Non-Verbal Series
  11. Arithmetical Reasoning & Figure Classification
  12. Coding & Decoding Etc.

General Awareness

  1. Current Events
  2. Sports
  3. Culture
  4. India and its neighbouring Countries
  5. History
  6. General Politics
  7. Indian Constitution & Scientific Research Etc.
  8. Economics
  9. Geography

Mathematics GD Syllabus

  1. Trigonometry
  2. Statistics
  3. Cartesian System of Rectangular Coordinates
  4. Straight Lines
  5. Applications of Derivatives
  6. Matrices
  7. Indefinite Integrals Binomial Theorem
  8. Determinants

RO and RM Syllabus 

The mathematics part covers questions from

  • Trigonometry
  • Statistics
  • Cartesian System of Rectangular Coordinates
  • Straight Lines
  • Applications of Derivatives
  • Matrices
  • Indefinite Integrals Binomial Theorem
  • Determinants

Physics topics from which question comes in the exam are:

  • Quantum Theory and its Applications
  • Relativity
  • Electromagnetic Theory
  • Molecular Physics
  • Electronics
  • Thermodynamics
  • Atomic
  • Statistical Mechanics
  • Nuclear and Particle Physics
  • Condensed Matter Physic
  • Mathematical Methods

Chemistry’s topics that come in the exams are;

  • Thermodynamics
  • Ketones
  • Classification of Elements
  • Phenols
  • Molecular Structure
  • General Organic Chemistry
  • Chemical Bonding
  • Structure of Atom
  • General Chemistry


Q. What is the full form of BSF?

Ans: BSF stands for Border Security Force. 

Q. What is the work of BSF?

Ans: BSF is responsible for the security of borders and the other issues related to borders.

Q. What is the full form of BSF in Hindi?

Ans: In Hindi BSF stands for सीमा सुरक्षा बल.

Q. When will be the BSF GD application released?

Ans: BSF application for the GD post will be released in August and aspirants can fill the application form till September.

Q. What is the difference between BSF and the army?

Ans: BSF is a border security police that protects the boundary of India with Pakistan and Bangladesh whereas the army force is responsible for the overall protection of

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