The Border Security Force (BSF) is a Border Guarding Force of India. BSF conducts exam every year for filling the posts of Assistant Sub Inspector (ASI Stenographer), Head Constable (Ministerial) and Constable(Daftry) in Border Security Force, Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India. Both male & female candidates are eligible to apply for these posts.

Educational Qualification Required to apply for ASI(STENO), HC(M) & CT(DAFTRY) are as below:
Age Limit: Candidates must be between the age of 18 to 25 years at the time of applying.
Educational Qualification:– For ASI(Steno) & HC (Min): Intermediate or Senior Secondary School Certificate (10+2) examination from a recognized Board or University or equivalent.
– For Constable (Daftry): Matriculation or equivalent from a recognized Board or Institution.

Border Security Force ASI(STENO), HC(M) & CT(DAFTRY) Exam Pattern: The selection will be done in two phases – First Phase includes Written Examination and second phase consist of –
– Physical Measurement (PST)
– Short Hand Test (only for ASI(Steno))
– Typing Speed Test (only for HC(Min))
– Documentation (Checking of Documents)
– Medical Examination.

Border Security Force BSF Written Exam Pattern: Written examination will consist of multiple choice question in the following parts:

Part Subject Max. Marks Time Alloted
01Hindi/ English language20

1 hour 40 min.

02General Intelligence20
03Numerical Aptitude20
04Clerical Aptitude20
05Basic Computer Knowledge20

NOTE:– Question paper will be bilingual i.e. in English and Hindi both.
– The minimum qualifying marks of written test for General Category – 35% and OBC/SC/ST – 33%.

The candidates declared successful in written examination will be called to appear in the second phase of selection separately. The candidates found eligible after physical measurement will only be allowed to appear in typing (for HC/Min) and Stenography speed test (for ASI/Steno) which will be qualifying in nature and to be cleared separately in each stage.

Some of the books which can help candidates to prepare for Border Security Force Assistant Sub Inspector (ASI Stenographer), Head Constable (Ministerial) and Constable(Daftry) or BSF ASI(STENO), HC(M) & CT(DAFTRY) Exam are suggested as below.

1) BSF Books in English

2) BSF Books in Hindi

These books consists of all the related topics at one place.

We wish our candidates All The Best for the Upcoming Exams and wish them great future ahead!!

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