BSF Head Constable Syllabus 2023: The Border Security Force has released a detailed BSF Head Constable Syllabus for RO/RM posts on its official website. The candidates will be shortlisted for the head constable posts through four stages i.e. Written Examination, Skill tests, Physical tests, and Medical tests. The aspirants who are willing to attempt the examination for the BSF Head Constable (RO/RM) posts must kick start their preparation with the help of the BSF Head Constable syllabus which has been detailed in the article below.

BSF Head Constable Syllabus 2023

To know complete detail about BSF Head Constable Syllabus 2023 including exam pattern, marking scheme, negative marking, passing marks, and other details from the below overview table.

BSF Head Constable Syllabus 2023
Organisation Border Security Force (BSF)
Posts BSF Head Constable (Ministerial)
Category Syllabus
Marking Scheme 1 mark
Negative marking 0.25 marks
Selection Process Written Examination, Skill tests, Physical tests, and Medical tests
Official website

BSF Head Constable Recruitment 2023 for 247 RO/RM HC Posts

BSF Head Constable Exam Pattern 2023

The exam pattern is the first and foremost step that candidates must go through before the beginning of preparation for the BSF Head Constable Exam. The detailed exam pattern is presented in this section.

  1. There will be 5 subjects in BSF Head Constable Exam 2023.
  2. The BSF HC (Ministerial) written examination will be a 100 marks objective type test.
  3. There will be 100 Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) for 1 mark each in the examination.
  4. There will be a negative marking of 0.25 marks for each incorrect answer.
  5. The minimum qualifying marks are 35% for unreserved category candidates, and 33%  OBC, SC, ST candidates.
BSF Head Constable Exam Pattern 2023
Subjects No of Questions Marks Duration
English/ Hindi Language 20 20 1 hour 40 minutes
General Intelligence 20 20
Numerical Aptitude 20 20
Clerical Aptitude 20 20
Basic Computer Knowledge 20 20
Total 100 100

BSF Head Constable Syllabus

The candidates preparing for BSF Head Constable Recruitment 2023 must be well aware of the detailed BSF Head Constable RO/RM Syllabus as depicted by the officials. The complete topic-wise syllabus has been discussed below-

BSF Head Constable Syllabus for English

  1. Error spotting
  2. Fill in the blanks
  3. Synonyms/Homonyms & Antonyms
  4. Spellings
  5. Idioms & Phrases
  6. One word substitution
  7. Improvement of sentences
  8. Active/Passive voice of verbs
  9. Conversion into direct/indirect narration
  10. Shuffling of Sentence parts
  11. Cloze Passage
  12. Comprehension Passage
  13. Miscellaneous

BSF Head Constable Syllabus for Hindi

  1. knowledge of hindi language
  2. Basic knowledge of Hindi grammar
  3. Hindi Alphabet
  4. Synonyms
  5. Antonyms
  6. Polygamist
  7. fill in the blanks
  8. gender
  9. speech
  10. Karak
  11. Pronoun
  12. Adjective
  13. verb
  14. period
  15. Noun
  16. suffix, prefix
  17. Idioms and Phrases
  18. decoration
  19. Famous poets and their poetry
  20. awards in hindi language

BSF Head Constable Syllabus for General Intelligence

  1. Verbal and Non-Verbal reasoning
  2. Semantic analogy
  3. Symbolic operations
  4. Symbolic/Number Analogy,
  5. Trends
  6. Figural Analogy
  7. Space orientation
  8. Semantic classification
  9. Venn diagram
  10. Symbolic/Number Classification
  11. Drawing inferences
  12. Figural Classification
  13. Punched hole/pattern folding & unfolding
  14. Semantic series
  15. Figural Pattern folding
  16. Number Series
  17. Embedded figures
  18. Figural Series
  19. Critical thinking
  20. Problem Solving
  21. Emotional Intelligence
  22. Word building
  23. Social Intelligence
  24. Coding & decoding
  25. Other subtopics

BSF Head Constable Syllabus for Numerical Ability

  1. Percentage
  2. Ratio & Proportion
  3. Sphere
  4. Hemisphere
  5. Rectangular parallelepiped
  6. Regular right Pyramid with a triangular or square Base
  7. Trigonometry
  8. Profit and Loss
  9. Discount
  10. Number systems
  11. Computation of the whole number
  12. Decimal and fractions
  13. Relationship between numbers
  14. Fundamental arithmetic operations
  15. Partnership Business
  16. Algebra
  17. Geometry
  18. Triangles
  19. Congruence and similarity of triangles
  20. Circles
  21. Square roots
  22. Averages
  23. Interest (Simple and Compound)
  24. Tangents
  25. Menstruation
  26. Triangle
  27. Quadrilaterals
  28. Regular polygons
  29. Circle
  30. Right prism
  31. Right circular Cone
  32. Right circular cylinder
  33. Statistical charts
  34. Miscellaneous

BSF Head Constable Syllabus for Clerical Aptitude

  1. Alphabetic filing
  2. Attention to detail
  3. Data checking
  4. Comparison ability
  5. Spelling checking
  6. Error spotting
  7. Miscellaneous

BSF Head Constable Syllabus for Computer Knowledge

  1. Basic computer fundamentals
  2. History and future of computers
  3. Operating systems and basics of windows
  4. Computer abbreviations
  5. MS Office (word and excel)
  6. Short keys
  7. Computer communication & Internet
  8. Miscellaneous

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