BSF Syllabus 2020 PDF. Detailed About Head Constable, SI & Other Exam Pattern


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BSF Syllabus 2020 PDF. Detailed About Head Constable, SI & Other Exam Pattern

BSF Syllabus for Head Constable, Constable, and others is available. Do you Applied for the BSF Recruitment 2020? Your Destination is Correct! Here we provide you with clear every detail about the Border Security Force exam syllabus and about written test pattern for various posts like Group B & C, Sub-Inspector, Constable, Constable GD, JE & others.

Border Security Force Exam 2020 Details

Name of the Organization Border Security Force (BSF)
Post Name Head Constable (HC), Sub Inspector (SI) & Constable Tradesman (CT)
 Category Syllabus
Exam DateUpdated Soon

Border Security Force Head Constable SI Exam Pattern

Exam Pattern of SI (Master), SI (ED) & SI (WKSP)

CategorySubjectNo.of. Questions & MarksExam Duration
Part-AGeneral Knowledge & Awareness2502 Hours
Part-BReasoning Ability25
Part-CNumerical Ability25
Part-DTrade Awareness25

Exam Pattern of  HC (Master), HC (ED), HC (WKSP) & CT (Crew)

CategorySubjectNo.of. Questions & MarksExam Duration
Part-AGeneral Knowledge & Awareness3502 Hours
Part-BReasoning Ability35
Part-CNumerical Ability30

Detailed about BSF SI HC Constable Exam Syllabus

General Knowledge & Awareness

  • Current Affairs (Events related to India & its neighbouring countries)
  • General Science & Technology
  • Indian constitution
  • Indian History
  • Indian culture
  • Indian geography
  • General polity
  • Sports: championships! winners/number of players
  • Other misc. issues related to General Knowledge

Reasoning Ability

  • Coding & decoding
  • Series (number & alphabet)
  • Figure classification
  • Relationship concepts
  • Distance & directions
  • Visual memory
  • Spiral orientation
  • Other basic concepts of reasoning.

Numerical Ability

  • Basics ( (2X2) (3X3) multiplications) squares
  • Mixed fractions
  • Averages
  • Percentages
  • Profit & Loss, Discount, ratio
  • Time & work
  • Simple interest, compound interest
  • Simple Mensuration

For SI (Master) Trade Awareness (2nd Class Master Level)

  • Management of inland vessels under all conditions
  • Knowledge of storm and distress signals
  • Knowledge of the compass
  • The rules of the road as regards to both, sailing vessels and mechanically propelled vessels, their regulation, lights, fog and sound signals.
  • The marking and use of the lead line.
  • Steps to be taken in the event of vessel grounding.
  • Management of inland vessels undertow or when towed or pushing.
  • Questions on the carnage of iron ore, coal, Petroleum Products, cement fly ash & containers,
  • The provisions of the rules made by IWAI in respect of Life Saving and Fire Appliances and Conduct of vessels
  • Provisions of the rules with regards to the carriage of passengers.
  • Knowledge of Loading Marks and Stability of Inland vessels
  • Knowledge of Inland Vessel act
  • Knowledge of GPS, DGPS, VHF, Radar and Echo sounder for safe navigation

For SI (Engine Driver) – Trade Awareness (1st Class Engine Driver Level)

  • Principles and working of Internal Combustion Engines,
  • Fuel system, lubrication system and cooling system of engines.
  • Valve setting and injector setting of marine engine
  • Troubleshooting of engines.
  • Replacement of various lines and cylinder head of engines with appropriate knowledge of Torque.
  • Overhauling of engine
  • Adjustment of the working path of the engine to get optimum efficiency of the engine
  • The provisions of the Inland vessel rules for Life Saving, Fire Appliances, and general discipline.

For SI (Workshop) Trade Awareness

  • Units of measurement
  • Internal combustion engines
  • Cycles of 2 stroke and 4 stroke engines
  • Components of diesel and petrol engines
  • Fuel system. lubrication system and cooling system of the engine
  • Voltage, current, resistance, Miniature circuit breakers
  • Electronics, diode, transistor, and printed circuit board 
  • Pumps, gears, and clutches.

BSF Syllabus Pattern 2020 

Aspirants who are appearing for the Border Security Force Examination can download the BSF Exam Syllabus 2020to prepare effectively for the examination. The BSF Pdf of Syllabus & Exam Pattern will be helpful to secure the good marks in the examination. So for the reference during the exam preparation time, download the BSF Paper Pdf of the syllabus earlier using the download link given on this webpage. Also, go through the entire section to get an idea about the Exam Pattern of BSF Exam for Pilot, Engineer, and Logistics Officer Post.

Border Security Force Exam Paper Pattern & Syllabus Details
Organization NameBorder Security Force (BSF)
Post NamePilot, Engineer, and Logistics Officer
 Category Syllabus
BSF Exam Date 2020Updated Soon
Subject NameExam Type
EnglishObjective Type – Multiple Choice Questions
General Awareness
Border Security Force Recruitment 2020 Exam Syllabus 
word substitutions
Verbal Comprehension passage
Spot the error
Fill in the blanks
Synonyms/ Homonyms
Sentence structure
Mis-spelled words
Idioms and phrases
Mirror Images
Visual Memory
FiguresClocks & Calendars
Problem Solving
Syllogistic Reasoning
Number Ranking
Decision Making
Alphabet Series
Cubes and Dice
Number Series
Blood relations
Verbal Series
Arithmetical Reasoning
MathematicsGeneral Awareness
Binomial Theorems
Mathematical induction
Quadratic equations and linear inequations
Function, limit, and continuity
Boolean Algebra
Complex numbers
Definite integrals
Exponential and logarithm series
Trigonometric functions
Family of lines
Mathematical logic
Applications of derivatives
Circles and family of circles
Cartesian system of rectangular coordinates
Permutations and combinations
Indefinite integrals
Sequences and series
Sets relations and functions
Straight line
Mathematical induction
Conic sections
Matrices and determinants
Solutions of triangle 
Differential equation
Economic Scene.
Daily News.
Famous Personalities.
Current GK.
Indian Constitution.
Countries and Capitals.
Art & Culture.
Scientific Research.
Countries & Currencies.
National & Internation affairs.
Sports & Games.
Current Events.
States & Capitals.
BSF Head Constable Exam Pattern 2020 

BSF Head Constable Phase I – Written Examination

Name of the SubjectNumber of QuestionsNumber of Marks
English and General Knowledge2040
Type of Examination: Objective Type of Examination
Time Duration: 3 Hours
  • The written exam will be held OMR Based MCQs.
  • There will be 100 Questions of 200 Marks.
  • For every wrong answer, there will be 0.50 Marks will be of Negative Marking.
  • Question Paper will be in both Hindi & English language.

Phase II – PST, PET and Document Verification

Physical StandardFor Male CandidateFor Female Candidate
Height168 cms157 cms
Chest80 cms  (85 cms after expansion)Not Applicable
WeightCorresponding to Height and AgeCorresponding to Height and Age

BSF Head Constable Physical Efficiency Test

Male1.6 KM6.5 Minutes
Female800 meters4 Minutes
Long JumpChances
Male3.65 Meters3 Chances
Female9 feet3 Chances
High JumpChances
Male1.2 Meters3 Chances
Female3 Feet3 Chances

Phase III – Descriptive Examination

For HC RO Candidates

Name of the SubjectNumber of MarksTime Duration
Physics15090 minutes
Reasoning & English
Total15090 minutes

For HC RM Candidates

Name of the SubjectNumber of MarksTime Duration
Physics200180 minutes
Reasoning & Electronics
Total200180 minutes

Phase IV – Medical Examination

  • Minimum distance Vision should be 6/6 and 6/9 of both eyes without correction e.i. without wearing glass.
  • Candidates must have passed a high-grade color vision test.
  • Must have not knock-knee, flat foot, varicose vein or squint eyes and they should possess CP-III by ISHIHARA.
  • Must be Bodily and Mentally healthy fit.

BSF Head Constable Selection Procedures:

Selection Procedures for Border Security Force Head Constable Exam will be based on the following phases. Aspirants who want to get through this exam have to perform well in all of these phases. So, the exam phases are prescribed below

  • Written Examination
  • Physical Efficiency Test
  • Personal Skill Test
  • Documentation
  • Medical Examination
Download BSF Head Constable Syllabus 2020 PDF

BSF Head Constable Syllabus 2020 – Mathematics

  • Trigonometry
  • Cartesian System of Rectangular Coordinates
  • Statistics
  • Complex Numbers
  • Quadratic Equations
  • Differentiation
  • Introduction to Three Dimensional Geometry
  • Straight Lines
  • Circles
  • Relations and Functions
  • Logarithms
  • Sequences and Series
  • Conic Sections
  • Permutations and Combinations
  • Vectors
  • Limits and Continuity
  • Applications of Derivatives
  • Indefinite Integrals Binomial Theorem
  • Matrices
  • Determinants
  • Definite Integrals
  • Exponential and Logarithmic Series
  • Sets and Set Theory
  • Probability Function

BSF Head Constable Physics Syllabus 2020

  • Molecular Physics
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Thermodynamics
  • Statistical Mechanics
  • Nuclear and Particle Physics
  • Mathematical Methods
  • Classical Mechanics
  • Relativity
  • Atomic
  • Quantum Theory and its Applications
  • Electromagnetic Theory
  • Electronics
  • Experimental Physics

Chemistry – BSF Head Constable Syllabus

  • General Chemistry
  • Structure of Atom
  • Electrochemistry
  • Periodicity
  • Solid State
  • Solutions
  • Redox Reactions
  • Chemical Kinetics
  • States of Matter
  • Equilibrium
  • Thermodynamics
  • Classification of Elements
  • Molecular Structure
  • Chemical Bonding
  • Surface Chemistry
  • Processes of Isolation of Elements
  • Coordination Compounds
  • P, D, F Block Elements
  • Hydrogen
  • D Block Elements
  • Alkali and Alkaline earth metals (S Block)
  • Haloarenes
  • General Organic Chemistry
  • Carboxylic Acids
  • Biomolecules
  • Hydrocarbons
  • Alcohols
  • Haloalkanes
  • Aldehydes
  • Phenols
  • Ketones
  • Ethers
  • Environmental Chemistry
  • Amines
  • Chemistry in Everyday Life

BSF Head Constable General Knowledge Syllabus

  • Awards
  • Authors
  • Flower
  • Defense
  • Culture
  • Religion
  • Languages
  • Capitals
  • Dance
  • Currencies
  • Bird
  • Animal
  • Mountains
  • Ports
  • Inland Harbours
  • Number of Players
  • Culture
  • Abbreviations
  • Discoveries
  • Diseases and Nutrition
  • Wars and
  • Neighbors
  • Current Affairs
  • History
  • Anthem
  • Important National Facts
  • Heritage and Arts
  • Song
  • Flag
  • Monuments
  • Personalities
  • Freedom Movement
  • Championships
  • Winners
  • Terms
  • Common Names
  • Full forms
  • Soil
  • Rivers
  • Religion
  • Dance
  • Heritage and Arts

General English – BSF Head Constable Syllabus

  • Idioms and Phrases
  • Sentence Improvement
  • Synonyms
  • Sentence Arrangement
  • Substitution
  • Sentence
  • Active and Passive Voice
  • Completion
  • Spelling Test
  • Error Correction (Underlined Part)
  • Transformation
  • Para Completion
  • Joining Sentences
  • Error Correction (Phrase in Bold)
  • Prepositions
  • Antonyms
  • Fill in the blanks
  • Passage Completion
  • Spotting Errors
  • Substitutes

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