BSF Head Constable Ministerial

BSF Head Constable Ministerial Selection Process

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Introduction – BSF Head Constable Ministerial

The BSF Head Constable Ministerial is a clerical job in the Border Security Force (BSF) which could be considered an entry-level job. Candidates who want to be in the armed forces but are scared to be stationed on the borders in the line of duty should consider the BSF Head Constable Ministerial. It gives the experience of working for the army but is safe for the individual.

BSF Head Constable Ministerial Eligibility Criteria

Age Criteria – The minimum age requirement for Head Constable Ministerial is 18 years and the maximum age limit is 25 years.

Educational Qualification – For the position of BSF Head Constable Ministerial, educational requirements should include the following credentials or abilities –

  • Passed the Senior Secondary School Certificate (10+2) exam from a Recognized Board, University, or equivalent.
  • In Hindi, a minimum typing speed of 30 wpm and a minimum typing speed of 35 wpm, in English.

BSF Head Constable Ministerial Recruitment Process

There will be two phases to the selection procedure:

Phase I will include a Written Test.

Phase II will include the following –

  • Physical Measurement Test
  • Typing Speed Test
  • Document Verification
  • Medical Exam

BSF Head Constable Ministerial Syllabus 

The written exam for BSF Head Constable Ministerial will include the following topics:

  • English Language
  • Hindi Language
  • General Intelligence
  • Numerical Aptitude
  • Clerical Aptitude
  • Basic Computer Knowledge

Phase I: Written Test 

The exam pattern is as follows –

SubjectsTotal No. of QuestionsMarks Awarded
English/ Hindi Language2020
General Intelligence2020
Numerical Aptitude2020
Clerical Aptitude2020
Basic Computer Knowledge2020
  • The duration for the written examination is 1 hour 40 minutes.
  • For candidates in the open categories (those without any reservations), the cutoff is 35%; for OBC, SC, and ST candidates, it is 33%.

Phase II: BSF Head Constable ministerial Physical Test details

BSF Head Constable (Ministerial) Physical Standards
Height Requirements
Schedule Tribes162.5 cm150 cm
Candidates belonging to the following categories:
Garhwali, Kumaoni, Gorkha, Dogra, Marathas communities
Candidates from the states of Sikkim, Nagaland, Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur, Tripura, Mizoram Meghalaya, Assam, Himachal Pradesh, and Kashmir, Leh & Ladakh region.
162.5 cm150 cm
All other candidates165 cm155 cm
Chest Measurements
GEN/ OBC/ SC/ EWS 77 cm (Unexpanded)
82 cm (Expanded)
ST76 cm (Unexpanded)
81 cm (Expanded)

Typing Speed Test

Candidates for the BSF Head Constable Ministerial position have the option of taking the typing test in Hindi or English. Candidates should be aware of the following information regarding the BSF HC Typing Test:

  • Candidates taking the English language test should be able to type at least 35 words per minute (10500 KDPH).
  • A minimum typing speed of 30 wpm (9000 KDPH) is required for candidates taking the Hindi language test.
  • The examination will last 10 minutes.

Document Verification 

The documents will be verified after the Physical Measurement Test and Typing speed test. If the documents provided are satisfactory then the candidates will move on to Medical Examination.

Medical Examination 

Some basic medical examinations will be conducted to ensure the candidates are physically fit.

BSF Head Constable Ministerial Salary

Candidates chosen for the position of BSF Head Constable are eligible for compensation at Level 4 of the pay matrix. The pay range for this position is from INR 25500 to INR 81100. The Salary in Border Security Force (BSF) varies from position to position. For the commandant, it goes up to 46 thousand per month. Apart from salary, you can get some other benefits from the central government also.


Candidates who qualify in all the stages will be selected for the position of BSF Head Constable Ministerial.

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