157 Assistant Sub Inspector (Stenographer) & Head Constable (Ministerial) vacancies in Ministry of Home Affairs.

Directorate General Border Security Force (BSF), has invited applications for the recruitment of 157 Assistant Sub Inspector (Stenographer) & Head Constable (Ministerial) vacancies in Ministry of Home Affairs. Eligible candidates may apply in prescribed application format on or before 02-01-2017 & 16-01-2017 for remote areas. 
157 Assistant Sub Inspector (Stenographer) & Head Constable (Ministerial) vacancies in Ministry of Home Affairs.
Other details like age limit, educational qualification, selection process, application fee & how to apply are given below…

Agency Name

Border Security Force

Job Category

Central Government Jobs

Job Location

Anywhere in Indian Territory and abroad


Total No. of Vacancies

  • 157 vacancies 

Vacancy Details

A) Head Constable (Ministerial): 121 posts
  • Unreserved (GEN) – 121
  • Other Backward Class – 00
  • Schedule Caste – 00
  • Schedule Tribe – 00
B) Assistant Sub Inspector (Steno): 36 posts
  • Unreserved – 00
  • Other Backward Class – 00
  • Schedule Caste – 00
  • Schedule Tribe – 24

Educational Qualification

For ASI (Steno) Post:
  • Intermediate or Senior Secondary School Certificate (10+2) Examination from a recognized Board/ University/ Institution.
  • Shorthand speed should be 80 words per minute in English OR 80 words per minute in Hindi.
  • Transcription of dictation on Computer in 50 minutes for English OR Transcription of dictation on Computer in 65 minutes for Hindi.
For HC (MIN) Post:
  • Intermediate or Senior Secondary School Certificate (10+2) Examination from a Govt. certified Board or University.
  • Typing Speed: 35 words per minute in English OR 30 words per minute in Hindi

Age Limit (as on 01.01.2017)

  • For General Category: above 18 years and below 25 years.
  • For OBC Category: above 18 years and below 28 years.
  • For SC/ ST Category: above 18 years and below 30 years.
Note: For more details about age limit, we guide you to download official notification from a quick link below.

Pay Scale (per month)

  • For ASI (Steno) Vacancy: Pay Band Rs. 05,200/- to 20,200/- plus Grade Pay of Rs. 02,800/-.
  • For HC (MIN) Vacancy: Pay Band Rs 05,200/- to 20,200/- plus Grade Pay of Rs. 02,400/-.

Examination Fee

Candidates should pay Rs.100/- by a crossed Bank Draft Postal Order in favour of authority to whom the application is addressed, payable at respective SBI/ Post office at the location. No fee for SC/ ST/ Women/ Ex-Servicemen and Departmental (BSF) candidates.

Selection process 

The final selection of applicants will be done based on their marks scored in the following procedures:

First Phase – Written Examination
  • OMR Based screening Test
  • Descriptive Written Test
Second Phase
  • Physical Measurement Test
  • Shorthand Speed Test
  • Typing Speed Test
  • Documentation
  • Medical Examination
  • Final Result

How to Apply

Eligible candidates may send their application in prescribed format along with Self attested copies of certificates/ testimonials as proof of educational qualification, date of birth, caste, experience, two passport size photo graph, two self addressed envelops size 25×12 cms duly affixed postage stamps worth Rs.40/- to the concerned address given in notification on or before 02-01-2017 & 16-01-2017 for remote areas.


Ways to fill bsf.nic.in Application Form

  1. Reach the web portal of Border Security Force which is bsf.nic.in
  2. Once you visit the homepage, press on “Recruitment” tab which is situated in middle of homepage.
  3. Now, a new page having several links will display facing you.
  4. Candidates need to select suitable link and required to hit on that.
  5. Go through details and information carefully.
  6. Then, download application form and fill it with mandatory details in correct manner.
  7. Fix relevant documents, certificates in support of age, caste, educational qualification, etc along with a recent passport size photograph.
  8. At last, send it to the address stated below before the last date in an envelope super scripted from top by “Name Of Post Applied For…………………”

Important dates to remember 

  • Notification Released Date: 23rd November 2016
  • Starting Date for Online Submission of Application Form: 03rd December 2016
  • Last Date for Registration of Online Application: 03rd January 2017
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