BSF Recruitment 2018 JE/ SI (Electrical) 36 Posts

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bsf_logoThe Border Security Force (BSF Recruitment) is the primary border guarding force of India. It is one of the five Central Armed Police Forces of the Union of India. It is a Central Armed Police Force charged with guarding India's land border during peace time and preventing transnational crime. BSF Recruitment or Border Security Force has announced job notification for the post of JE/ SI (Electrical). Total Vacancies are 36 and the last date to apply is 01-10-2018. 

सीमा सुरक्षा बल (बीएसएफ भर्ती) भारत की प्राथमिक सीमा सुरक्षा बल है। यह भारत संघ के पांच केंद्रीय सशस्त्र पुलिस बलों में से एक है। यह शांतिपूर्ण समय के दौरान भारत की भूमि सीमा की रक्षा और अंतर्राष्ट्रीय अपराध को रोकने के आरोप में एक केंद्रीय सशस्त्र पुलिस बल है। बीएसएफ भर्ती या सीमा सुरक्षा बल ने जेई / एसआई (इलेक्ट्रिकल) के पद के लिए नौकरी अधिसूचना की घोषणा की है। कुल रिक्तियां 36 हैं और आवेदन करने की अंतिम तिथि 01-10-2018 है।

BSF Recruitment Post Details -
Name of the Post Total Number of Vacancies Salary Details Age Limit
JE/ SI (Electrical) 36 Pay Matrix Level - 6 (Rs 35400 - Rs 112400/-) Max 30 Years
Other BSF Recruitment Details -

Click here for the notification of Constable 65 Posts - Notification Link

Click here for the notification of Sub Inspector (Works) 103 Posts  - Notification Link


JE/ SI (Electrical)


Rs. 35400 – 112400/-



Age Limit

Max 30 years (Age relaxation as per GOI)

Job Location

All India


Total - 36 Posts

Employment Type


Hiring Organization

BSF Border Security Force

Educational Qualification

Candidate should pass three years Diploma in Electrical Engineering.

Physical Standards Test
Particular Men Women
Height 165 Cms. (Relaxable by 5 Cms for Hill Tribes and Adivasis including Mizos and Nagas) 157 centimetres
Chest 76 cms - 81 cms (Relaxable by 02 Cms for candidates below 20 years) Not Applicable
Weight Proportionate to height and age as per medical standard. According to height but not less than 46 Kgs.
Physical Efficiency Test (PET) - 
Events Male Female
Run 1.6 Km in 7 minutes 800 Mtrs in 05 minutes
Long Jump 11 Feet (03 chances to be given) 08 Feet (03 chances to be given)
High Jump 31/2 Feet (03 chances to be given) 021/2 Feet (03 chances to be given)

Selection Process

The selection will be on the basis of written exam.

The merit of candidates who will qualify in all events/stages of the examination will be prepared on the basis of marks obtained in Written Examination. Tie cases will be resolved by applying the following methods one after another :-. (a) Date of Birth, with older candidate, placed higher. (b) Alphabetical order in which the first name of the candidate appears.


The Written Examination will be conducted at the selection Centres. There will be two papers of the following parts:-

(i) First Paper (Objective Type with multiple choice) Time - 01 Hour 30 Minutes.

a) General Intelligence & Reasoning - 25 Questions - 25 Marks

b) General awareness - 25 Questions - 25 Marks

c) General Engineering (Electrical) - 50 Questions - 50 Marks Total - 100 Questions carrying- 100 Marks

(ii) Second Paper (Conventional Type) Time - 02 Hours

a) General Engineering (Electrical) -10 Questions - 100 Marks (12 Questions will be given out of which 10 questions will be attempted).

(iii) The minimum qualifying marks of Written Examination in each paper:-

For General/OBC Category Candidate - 50%

For SC/ST Category Candidate - 45%

However, the number of candidates qualified in written examination will be restricted maximum ten times of the number of vacancies or qualified candidates whichever is less for appearing in 2nd phase examination.

(b) SECOND PHASE OF THE EXAMINATION - Successful candidates in the Written Examination will appear before the selection board of Second Phase Examination i.e. Documentation, Physical Standards Test & Physical Efficiency Test at respective Examination Centre on a date, which will be communicated to them through call letter as well as BSF Website ( They will be put through subsequent stages. Candidates have to qualify all the stages of the Second phase of examination one by one. Any candidate not qualifying in any of the events of the examination, he will be eliminated from the process.

i) Documentation - Original testimonials/certificates of the candidates will be checked to confirm the eligibility of the candidates.

ii) Physical Standards Test (PST) - Physical Standards Test will be carried out by the selection board to assess their Height, Chest and Weight according to the Physical Standards mentioned in Educational Section.

iii) Physical Efficiency Test (PET will not carry any marks but will be of qualifying in nature) - Those candidates found fit in Physical Standards Test (PST) will be put through the Physical Efficiency Test (PET).

(c) THIRD PHASE OF THE EXAMINATION - Successful candidates in the Second Phase Examination (Documentation, PST & PET) will appear before the selection board of Third Phase Examination (Practical test & Medical Examination) at Examination Centre Delhi or nearby States on a date, which will be communicated to them through call letter as well as BSF Website ( They will be put through subsequent stages. Candidates have to qualify all the stages of the Third Phase Examination one by one.

(i) Practical Test Candidates declared qualified in Second Phase Examination (Documentation, PST & PET) will be eligible to appear for Practical Test which is qualifying in nature.

(ii) Medical Examination Candidates who qualify all the above stages i.e. Written Examination, Documentation, PST, PET & Practical Test will undergo detailed Medical Examination, which will be carried out by detailed Medical Officer to assess their fitness. 

How to apply

Application Fee - Application Fee Details are as follows -

Gen/ OBC Rs 200/-
SC/ ST/ Female/ BSF Candidates & Ex-servicemen Nil

Modes of Payment - Offline Mode - Pay the Examination Fee through Demand Draft/IPO in favour of the addressee where the application form is being submitted by the candidate.

Centre Demand Draft/IPO to be prepared in favour of Payable at SBI and code No. for Demand Draft Payable at Post Office for IPO 
Guwahati IG BSF Guwahati SBI Maligaon Code No. - 0229 GPO Guwahati
Kadamtala IG BSF North Bengal SBI NBU Campus Siliguri Code No.-2096 Kadamtala (Siliguri)
Hazaribagh IG TC&S BSF Hazaribagh SBI BSF Trg Centre & School Hazaribagh Code No.-2922 GPO Hazaribagh
Delhi Commandant 95 Bn BSF SBI, Badshahpur Code-02300 Bhondsi(HR)
Bangalore IG BSF Bangalore SBI AFS Yelahanka Code No.-2187 Yelahanka (Bangalore)
Jodhpur IG BSF Rajasthan SBI Rai Ka Bagh Jodhpur Code No.- 7451 Jodhpur
Jalandhar IG BSF Punjab SBI BSF Campus Jalandhar Code No.-6596 BSF Camp Jalandhar

How to apply - 

a) Application and admit cards for 1st phase written examination, 2nd & 3rd phase examination (Annexure- 'A' & 'B', 'B-1 ', & 'B-2') duly filled up in the given format may be sent to any one of the following addresses nearest to the candidate within 30 days from the date of publication of advertisement in the Employment News and candidates belonging to far-flung areas as specified in para I (6) be sent within 45 days from the date of publication of advertisement in the employment news :-

Centre Location/Venue
Guwahati The Inspector General, Frontier Headquarter BSF, Post - Azara, District - Kamrup, Guwahati (Assam)- 781017
Kadamtala The Inspector General, Frontier Headquarter BSF, North Bengal, Post - Kadamtala (Siliguri), District - Darjeeling (West Bengal) - 734011.
Hazaribagh The Inspector General, BSF TC&S Hazaribagh, Meru Camp, Hazaribagh (Jharkhand) - 825317.
Delhi The Commandant 95 Bn BSF, Bhondsi Campus, Near Sohna Road, Distt-Gurgaon(Haryana)122102
Bangalore The Inspector General, Frontier Headquarter BSF, BSF Campus Bangalore, Yelahanka, Bangalore (Karnataka) - 560064
Jodhpur The Inspector General, Frontier Headquarter BSF, BSF Campus, Mandore Road, District- Jodhpur (Rajasthan) - 342026
Jalandhar The Inspector General, Frontier Headquarter BSF, BSF Campus, Jalandhar Cantt (Punjab)- 144006

(b) Recent passport size photograph at the specified placed should be affixed on the application form and admit cards. Three self-addressed envelopes of size of about 25 x12 ems with postal stamp worth Rs. 41/- each should also be attached with the application form. The envelope containing application must be super scribed in bold letters as "APPLICATION FOR DIRECT RECRUITMENT TO THE POST OF JUNIOR ENGINEER/SUB INSPECTOR (ELECTRICAL) IN BSF ENGG SET UP - 2018."

Before sending the application, the candidates must ensure the following:-

( a) Application and Admit Cards duly filled up and signed by the candidate.

(b) If the candidate has Aadhaar number, then it is mandatory to provide the Aadhaar number. If the candidate does not have the Aadhaar number, then other option e.g. PAN card number, Driving licence, Voter ID, University ID etc will be required to be provided. 

(c) Latest identical passport size photographs one each on the application and Admit Cards is affixed at the specified place.

(d) Examination fee Rs. 200/- in the shape of Demand Draft/IPO in the case of male General/OBC candidates is attached.

(e) Self-attested copy of Caste Certificate in the case of OBC, SC & ST candidates as per prescribed format is attached. Creamy Layer status certificate for OBC candidates should have been issued within three years of last receipt date of applications (i.e. issued on or after 01 st Oct' 2015).

(f) Self-attested copy of the certificate issued by the District Authority where they ordinary reside(s) in the case of seeking relaxation in height for hill tribes and Adivasis including Mizos and Nagas candidates is attached.

(g) Self-attested copy of Matriculation/School Leaving certificate or equivalent certificate as proof of age is attached.

(h) Self-attested copy of three years Diploma in Civil Engineering Certificate and Copy of Work experience if any is attached.

(i) Self-attested copy of discharge certificate is attached by Ex-Serviceman.

(j) Three self-addressed envelopes stamped worth Rs. 41/- each is attached.

(k) Self-attested copy of NOC issued by the employer, in case the candidate is a Govt. employee is attached.

(I) Age relaxation certificate candidates belonging J & K during the period from 01 Jan 1980 to 31 Dec 1989 is attached

(m) Age relaxation certificate children and dependent family members of those who were killed in the communal riots of the year 1984 at Punjab and 2002 at Gujarat riots is attached.

For Detailed Notification, Click here - Official Notification Cum Application Form


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