BSF Recruitment 2020 Notification: 317 vacancies, Dates Extended


BSF Recruitment 2020 notification for Group B and Group C posts i.e.pots of SI master, SI engine driver, SI workshop, HC master, HC engine driver, HC workshop & CT crew in Water Wing of the Border Security force (BSF) was released on the official website of the Border Security Force. The application form window has been closed now. This year a total 317 vacancies have been released for BSF recruitment. These vacancies are only for male candidates only. The recruitment is done based on the written test, documentation, physical measurement, physical efficiency test trade test and medical exam. The recruitment process is open to all candidates at the national level & is organised by the Government of India, Ministry of Home Affairs, Directorate General Border Security Force (Personnel Directorate: recruitment section). Go through the complete article to know more about the Border Security Force (BSF) recruitment 2020.

BSF Recruitment 2020 Important Dates

Get all the important dates for BSF recruitment 2020 from the table provided below:

Border Security Force (BSF) Recruitment Dates
Events Dates
Application form release date 17 February 2020
Last date submit the form  16 March 2020
The last date to submit the form from these areas North-Eastern states, Sikkim, Laddakh, Lahaul & Spiti districts & Pangi sub-division of Chamba district of Himachal Pradesh, the Union Territory of Andaman & Nicobar Islands or Union Territory of Lakshadweep  30 March 2020

BSF Recruitment 2020 Application Form

Applications were invited from male candidates of India. Border Security Force (BSF) recruitment recruitment 2020 application form was made available online on the web portal of the authority.

  • The candidates seeking for recruitment had to download the form from the official website.
  • Applicants had to get the printout of it to fill with all the relevant details & was to be submitted offline to the centres assigned by the authority along with the mandatory documents.
  • Passports size photograph was to be pasted.

BSF Recruitment 2020 documents required to be submitted

While submitting the form the applicants were required to submit below-listed documents:

  • Completed and duly signed proforma for admit Cards
  • Self-attested copy of matriculation certificate
  • Self-attested copy of educational certificates
  • Self-attested copy of experience and technical qualification
  • Copy of caste certificate 
  • Copy of certificate to avail relaxations in the prescribed format
  • Undertaking certificate 
  • Copy of income & asset certificate (for EWS)
  • Copy of discharge certificate (for ex-servicemen)
  • NOC for BSF/Central/State/Public sector employees
  • 02 self-addressed envelopes affixed with postage stamps worth Rs 41 in each

BSF Recruitment 2020 Examination Fee

The application fee details can be checked below:

Border Security Force (BSF) Recruitment Application Fees
Categories Fees
SI(Master), SI(Workshop) & SI(Engine Driver) Rs 200/-
HC(Master), Workshop, Engine driver & CT(Crew) Rs 100/-
SC/ST, BSF Candidates & Ex-serviceman  Exempted

Note: Fee once paid will not be refunded in any circumstances.

Mode of Payment- Offline via Demand Draft/Indian Postal Order

BSF Recruitment 2020 Eligibility Criteria

The candidate can check the BSF Recruitment 2020 eligibility requirements below. The educational qualification certificate should be from a well-recognised board/institution.

Border Security Force (BSF) Recruitment Criteria
Post Educational Qualification BSF recruitment 2020 age limit
  • Should have passed XII or its equivalent exam.
  • Second class master certificate issued by the Central or State Inland Water Transport Authority or Mercantile Marine Department
Min 22 and a maximum of 28 Years
SI(Engine Driver)
  • One should have an XII level exam certificate.
  •  First-class engine driver certificate issued by the Central or State Inland Water Transport Authority or Mercantile Marine Department
  • Should hold a BaBachelor’segree in Mechanical engineering.


  • 3-years diploma in Mechanical or Marine or Automobile engineering.
Minimum 20 & maximum 25 years of age
HC(Master) X or equivalent level exam & Serang certificate.
HC(Engine Driver) Should have passed 10th and having second class engine driver certificate can apply.
HC(Workshop) Have passed X or equivalent exam & Industrial Training Institue diploma in respective trade(Motor, Mechanic, Electrician, Machinist/Carpentry/AC technician/Electronics & Plumbing.
CT(Crew) Matriculation & 1-year experience in the operation of Boat below 265 HP & should know swimming in deep water without any assistance & will submit an undertaking certificate.

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