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BSF Constable Tradesman Exam Pattern TM Selection Process

Candidates willing to join the Border Security Force (BSF) as a CT (TM) can find here the Exam pattern, Selection procedure and related details for the recruitment of Constable Tradesman. Recruitment process for Constable Tradesman will consist of Physical tests (PST and PET), Documentation, Trade test, Written test and Medical examination. Check BSF Constable Tradesman selection process, physical standards (height, chest and weight), PET, trade test, written exam syllabus/ pattern and medical examination 2022-2023 in detail on this page.

BSF Constable Tradesman Recruitment Process 2022-2023

BSF Constable Tradesman, Exam Pattern, Syllabus, Selection ProcessCheck BSF CT (TM) recruitment tests, selection process and syllabus/ pattern for Cobbler, Tailor, Cook, Water Carrier, Washer Man, Barber, Sweeper, Carpenter, Painter, Electrician, Draughtsman, Waiter and Mali, in detail on this page. The selection process for Constable (Tradesman) will consist of 1st Phase (Physical Standard Test, Physical Efficiency Test, Documentation and Trade Test), 2nd Phase (Written Exam) and 3rd Phase (Detailed Medical Examination) as per the details below.

Phase 1st – Physical Standard Test (PST), Physical Efficiency Test (PET), Documentation and Trade Test
Phase 2nd – Written Examination
Phase 3rd – Detailed Medical Examination (DME)

For online application form, eligibility, pay scale, vacancy details, exam center, notification etc about the current BSF Constable Tradesman Recruitment check the related link below.
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BSF Constable (Tradesmen) Admit Card – The 1st phase exam i.e. PST, PET, Trade Test and Documentation will be conducted from 18th July 2022 onwards at various recruitment centres. Admit Card to all the eligible candidates have been uploaded on the official website ( and the same has been intimated through SMS on candidates registered mobile number. You can download the Admit Card through the link below using your Email Id and Password to appear in the 1st phase exam.
Download BSF Tradesman Admit Card

BSF Constable Tradesman Selection Process

1. Physical Test (PST and PET):
Candidates whose application forms are found to be in order will be called for PST and PET. The PST/ PET will consist of Height Test, PET (05 Kms race in 24 minutes for Male and 1.6 Kms race in 8.30 minutes for Female), Biometric identification & screening of testimonials/ documents and chest & weight measurement. PET will be only qualifying in nature and it will not carry any marks. PET will not be held for Ex-servicemen. Physical Standards (Height, Chest & Weight) for male and female candidates will be measured as follows:

Physical Standards (Male)
General/ OBC/ SC – Height: 167.5 Cms, Chest: 78-83 Cms
Candidates belonging to Garhwali, Kumaoni, Gorkha, Dogra & Maratha and candidates from Sikkim, Nagaland, Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur, Tripura, Mizoram, Meghalaya, Assam, Himachal Pradesh, Kashmir, Leh & Ladakh regions of J&K  – Height: 165 Cms, Chest: 78-83 Cms
ST/Adivasis – Height: 162.5 Cms, Chest: 76-81 Cms
Weight – Proportionate to height and age as per medical standards.

Physical Standards (Female)
General/ OBC/ SC – Height: 157 Cms
Candidates belonging to Garhwali, Kumaoni, Gorkha, Dogra & Maratha and candidates from Sikkim, Nagaland, Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur, Tripura, Mizoram, Meghalaya, Assam, Himachal Pradesh, Kashmir, Leh & Ladakh regions of J&K  – Height: 155 Cms
ST/Adivasis – Height: 150 Cms
Weight – Proportionate to height and age as per medical standards.

2. Documentation:
Candidates qualified in PST/ PET will be allowed to appear for Documentation (checking of original documents). In this stage candidates will have to produce all original documents/ certificates in proof of details as given in the application form. Educational certificates, Date of birth certificate, Domicile, Experience certificate (if any), SC/ST/OBC certificate, Discharge certificate (for Ex-Serviceman), Relaxation certificate, Photographs, ID proof etc will be verified by the Board of Officers.

3. Trade Test:
Candidates qualified in the PST, PET and Documentation will undergo the respective Trade Test. Candidates will have to appear for one trade test only as filled in the application form. Trade test will be qualifying in nature and it will not carry any marks. Trade-wise skill/ qualification for BSF Constable (Tradesman) are given below:

Cobbler: Polishing of shoes, handling tools, cutting of leather, repair & stitching of shoes.
Tailor: Taking measurement of persons, cutting of cloth and Stitching of uniform.
Cook Cooking of Chappatti & Rice, Cooking of Vegetable/ Dal/ Sambhar/ Idli etc for 100 men, cooking of meat/ fish/ egg/ kheer.
Water Carrier: Washing of utensils, kneading of Atta for making chappattis for about 100 men and cutting of vegetable etc.
Washer Man: Washing of clothes, Ironing of Khaki, Cotton uniform, woolen and TC uniform.
Barber: Handling of tools, haircutting and shaving.
Sweeper: Sweeping, cleaning of toilets and bathroom etc.
Carpenter: Handling tools, cutting of wood, fitting, polishing and Finishing of materials.
Painter: Knowledge of colours, paints, shades, painting of sign Boards, painting and drawing/ knowledge of spray Painting for motor vehicles.
Electrician: Knowledge of AC & DC current, new electric fitting, Rectification of faults.
Draftsman: Knowledge of drawing materials, papers enlargement, sketching and plan drawing etc.
Waiter: Hygiene/ sanitation, servicing of foods and allied matters.
Mali: Plantations, maintenance of plants, knowledge of Seeds and their sewing seasons, fertilizer and manures etc.

4. Written Examination:
Candidates qualified in the PST, PET, Documentation and Trade Test will be allowed to appear in the OMR based Written Exam.

Exam Syllabus/ Pattern – BSF Constable Tradesmen question paper will be of 02 Hours (120 Minutes) duration and will consist of total 100 objective type questions (01 mark each). The CT TM Question Paper will be of 10th standard and will comprise of questions on General Awareness/ General Knowledge, Knowledge of Elementary Mathematics, Analytical aptitude, Ability to observe & distinguish Patterns and Basic knowledge of English/Hindi. The question paper will be set both in Hindi and English.

  • General Awareness/ General Knowledge – 25 Questions (25 Marks)
  • Knowledge of Elementary Mathematics – 25 Questions (25 Marks)
  • Analytical aptitude and Ability to observe distinguished Patterns – 25 Questions (25 Marks)
  • Basic knowledge of English/Hindi – 25 Questions (25 Marks)

Cut off marks for qualifying in written exam:
Gen/ EWS/ Ex-Servicemen – 35% Marks
SC/ ST/ OBC – 33% Marks

5. Detailed Medical Examination:
Candidates qualified in the written test will be called for Detailed Medical Examination (DME) which will be carried out by Medical Board of Officers to assess their physical & medical fitness. The candidates will be medically examined to assess their physical & medical fitness as prescribed in the eligibility conditions. The visual standard will be examined as per revised uniform medical guidelines issued by MHA. Candidates declared Unfit in DME and not satisfied with the findings of the Initial Medical Examination, can submit their appeal for Review Medical Examination (RME).

The candidates must not have knock knees, flat foot, varicose vein or squint in eyes. They must be in good mental and physical health for duties in all places including in high altitude and fit to serve border areas with extreme climatic conditions and must be free from any defect likely to interfere with efficient performance of the duties.

Final Selection – State, Trade and category wise final merit lists will be prepared on the basis of marks obtained by the candidates in the Written Examination. The list of finally selected candidates will be published on the official website
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2 Comments on "BSF Constable Tradesman Exam Pattern TM Selection Process"

  1. Krishna rathour says:

    Hello sir first me return paper Hoga ya running

  2. Pratibha poonia says:

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