BSF

BORDER SECURITY FORCE

MINISTRY OF HOME AFFAIRS

 

Government of India

RECRUITMENT FOR THE POST OF CONSTABLE (TRADESMAN)

 

 

           

HEADQUARTERS PUNJAB FRONTIER, BORDER SECURITY FORCE, JALANDHAR CANTT (PUNJAB)

 

 

// A D V E R T I S E M E N T //

 

            Applications are invited from male candidates belonging to Punjab and Haryana states for the post of Constable (Tradesman) in BSF on temporary basis, likely to be permanent, in the pay scale of Rs.3050-75-3950-80-4590 plus usual and admissible allowances to Central Govt employees from time to time.  In addition, Ration allowance, Medical Assistance, free uniform, free accommodation, free leave pass etc. are admissible to BSF personnel.  The post has all India liability and selected candidate can be posted any where in India and even abroad.  They will be governed under BSF Act and Rules as well as CCS Rules.  The selected candidates will be governed by the new Contributory Pension Scheme, which came into effect from 01 Jan’2004.

 

2.         The candidate would mention/intimate if any Criminal Case is pending/lodged against him in any Police Station/ Court of Law while appearing for the test.

 

3.         The total number of tradewise vacancies are as under:-

 

State

Constable

(Cobbler)

Constable

(Tailor)

Constable

(Carpenter

Constable

(Draughtmen)

Punjab

02

02

01

01

Haryana

01

02

-

-

Total

03

04

01

01

 

            Above vacancies may vary/alter on administrative ground

 

            CATEGORY-WISE VACANCY

           

Name of state

GC

SC

OBC

Total

Punjab

04

02

-

06

Haryana

02

-

01

03

Total

06

02

01

09

 

 

4.         ELIGIBILITY

 

            (a)        Age     - Between 18 to 23 years as on Ist Aug’2008.  Upper age limit is relaxable by 5 years for SC/ST and 3 years for OBC candidates.

 

 

(b)               Education/other qualification

 

(i)         Class 8th   Pass with

(ii)                02 years work experience in respective trade or

(iii)               One year certificate from Industrial Training Institute/Vocational Institute with at least one year experience in the trade or

(iv)              02 years Diploma from Industrial Training Institute in the trade.

 

(c)                Physical Standards

 

States/UTs Regions

Height

Chest

Weight

Schedule Tribes/ Adivasis of all States and UTs including Nagas/Mizos

162.5 Cms

76-81 Cms

Proportionate to height as per medical standards

1) Men belonging to Hill areas of Garhwal, Kumaon, Himachal Pradesh, Gorkhas, Dogras,Sikkim, Leh & Ladakh

165 Cms

 

 

 

78-83 Cms

-do-

All others States and UTs

167.5 Cms

78-83 Cms

-do-

 

Note: - Men belonging to hill areas should produce hill area certificate issued by concerned State Authority at the time of recruitment so that they can take the benefit of relaxation in height.

 

(d)               Medical Standards:-

 

(i)                  Vision -Minimum distance vision should be 6/6 and 6/9 of both eyes without corrections ( i.e without wearing glasses)

 

(ii)                Must pass high grade colour vision test.  Must not have knock knees, flat foot, varicose vein or squint in eyes.  Must not be having any defect/ deformity likely to interfere with the efficient performance of his duties.

 

5.         ABSORPTION FROM ENROLLED FOLLOWERS

 

            Besides direct recruitment, 20% posts of Constable (Tradesmen) will also be filled up by way of absorption from amongst Enrolled Followers in the Force subject to fulfillment of following conditions, failing which the same will be filled by direct recruitment from the open market.

(a)                Age below 30 years of age.  No further relaxation for SC/ST/OBC.

(b)               Having minimum 3 (Three) years of service as Enrolled Followers; and

(c)                All other conditions mentioned at Para-4 (b), (c) and (d) above.

 

 

6.         Physical Efficiency Test

            Physical efficiency test viz one mile run, 11 Ft Long Jump and 3.5 Ft High Jump.

 

7.         WRITTEN TEST

            Objective type (General knowledge)-25 marks and Descriptive type, viz; Essay writing, dictation and mathematics etc-25 Marks.

8.         Trade Test

 

            Cobbler            :           Polishing of shoes, Handling tools, Cutting of leather, repair and stitching of shoes.

 

            Tailor               :           Taking measurement of persons, Cutting of cloth and stitching of uniforms.

 

            Carpenter         :           Handling of tools, Cutting of wood, fitting, Polishing and finishing of materials.

 

            Draughtsman    :           Knowledge of drawing materials, papers, enlargement, sketching and plan drawing etc.

 

9.         Interview:-

           

            To check personal bearing, response, orientation, general level of intelligence etc.

 

10.       Must qualify the Physical Efficiency Test, Written Test, Trade Test and Interview.

 

11.       Persons serving in Govt/Semi Govt departments may send their applications through      proper channel alongwith ‘NO OBJECTION CERTIFICATE’ as per format given in      Annexure-I.

 

12.       Wards (sons) of serving/retired BSF personnel may also apply.  Sons of serving BSF personnel may apply either from their home state or from the state in which his father is posted/deployed at the time of recruitment.  This concession is also applicable for serving Enrolled Followers of BSF.  Wards of deceased BSF personnel will appear for recruitment at their home states

 

13.       HOW TO APPLY AND BY WHICH DATE:-

Application in the prescribed format at Annexure-II either type written or neatly hand written only in HINDI or ENGLISH filled-up on one side of fullscape plain paper with recent passport size photographs duly attested by a GO be sent to INSPECTOR GENERAL, FRONTIER HEADQUARTERS, BORDER SECURITY FORCE, JALANDHAR CANTT (PUNJAB), PIN -144006, so as to reach not later than 14 Aug’2008 through ordinary post alongwith following documents:-

a)                  Postal order or Demand Draft for Rs. 50/- (for General and OBC candidates only) payable in favour of Inspector General BSF Punjab Frontier Jalandhar (State Bank of India BSF Campus Jalandhar Code No.6596) in case of bank draft, and post office BSF Campus Jalandhar in case of postal orders. 

 

b)                  Attested copies of Certificates/ testimonial as proof of Educational Qualification, date of birth and Sports.

 

c)                  Attested copy of Caste/Category Certificates for SC/ST/OBC candidates given by an Officer not below Tehsildar or SDO/SDM etc.

 

d)                  Attested copy of Domicile Certificate issued by an Officer not below Tehsildar or SDO/SDM etc.        

 

e)                  One self addressed envelope of size 23x10 CMs affixed with postage for Rs. 5/- bearing name and full postal address of the candidate with Pin code.

 

f)                    A form for issue of Admit Card will be filled in and forwarded alongwith passport size photographs duly attested by a Gazetted Officer with seal as per Annexure-III alongwith the application form.

 

g)                  Two years Diploma from Industrial Training Institute in the trade.

 

SELECTION PROCESS      

           

            Admit card with roll number and general instructions for appearing for test/Interview will be issued 15 days prior to the date of test/Interview to the eligible candidates. They will be called at HQ Punjab Frontier BSF Jalandhar Cantt (Punjab) to appear for same for which no TA/DA is admissible. Incomplete applications will be summarily rejected and no correspondence in this will be entertained.

 

NO APPLICATION AFTER   14 AUG’2008 WILL BE ACCEPTED

ANNEXURE-I

CANDIDATES ALREADY IN GOVT SERVICE MUST SUBMIT THEIR APPLICATION THROUGH PROPER CHANNEL WITH THE FOLLOWING CERTIFICATE DULY SIGNED BY THEIR EMPLOYER AGREEING TO RELEASE THEM, IN CASE FINALLY SELECTED FOR THE POST OF CONSTABLE (TRADESMAN) IN BSF.

 

NO OBJECTION CERTIFICATE

 a)      Certified that Shri ________________ _______holds a permanent/temporary post under Central/State Govt.

 b)      Certified also that he has submitted his application to this department/office on_________________

 c)      Certified also that Shri ________________________will be released in case of his selection for the post of Constable (Trade man) in Border Security Force.

 

Signature of Head of office with seal

Place:

Date:

 

 

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