Syllabus For BSF ASI/RM & HC/RO Selection Criteria

Border Security Force (BSF) recruitment for ASI (RM) & HC (RO) is being done through a proper selection criteria. BSF ASI & HC exam Pattern & syllabus is being described below as per which you need to prepare well for the exam. Syllabus For BSF ASI (RM) & HC (RO) will help you to prepare well. The selection criteria is as-

  1. Written Exam – Descriptive & Objective
  2. Preliminary Screening (PST)
  3. PET
  4. Verification of documents
  5. Final Medical Test

BSF HC (RO) & ASI (RM) Exam Pattern- Objective

Exam Type Objective
Total Questions 100
Total Marks 200 (50 for each section)
Total Time 2 Hours
Marking Scheme +2 for right answer and -0.50 for wrong answers
Subjects Included Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, English & GK
Cut Off General/ OBC: 38% & SC/ ST: 33%

BSF HC (RO) & ASI (RM) Exam Pattern- Descriptive

ASI/ RM 200 marks Physics, Chemistry, Maths, Electronics
HC/ RO 200 marks 100 marks paper for Physics, Chemistry, Maths

100 marks dictation of 100 words

HC/ RO Cut Off Marks For Dictation General/ OBC: 38% & SC/ ST: 33%
HC/ RO Marking Scheme For Dictation 2.5 marks are deducted for each letter, 5 marks for each word

BSF ASI Steno & HC (Ministerial) Syllabus:

English language: This section is to test the ability of the candidate to understand English, comprehension and writing ability. Questions will be on Sentence Completion, error recognition, Vocabulary, Spelling, filling in the blanks (using verbs, preposition, articles), Grammar, Synonyms, Antonyms, Phrases and Idiomatic use of Words and Sentence Structure.

General Knowledge: The questions will be asked from current affairs, important dates & events of national & international level, economic, social, political issues of India, history, geography, culture based questions.

Physics: Units & measurements, electronic devices, Power, Gravitation, optics, reflection & refraction, communication system, Laws of Motion, Work, Energy, current electricity, magnetism

Mathematics: Trigonometry, Quadratic equations, LCM & HCF, complex nos, geometry, angles, areas & volumes, statistics, relations, variance etc.

Chemistry: Metal & non- metals, gases, liquid, solid, chemical bonding, organic chemistry, atoms, molecules, thermodynamics, equilibrium, molecular structure etc.



Category Men Women
Race 1.6 KM in 6.5 min 800 m in 4 min
Long Jump 3.65 mts 9 mts
High Jump 1.2 mts 3 mts

Physical Standards Test (PST)- Ex- servicemen and BSF serving personnel are excused.


Category Men Women
Height 168 cms 157 cms
Chest 80 cs (+5) NA

Proportionate to above

Verification- Different certificates are being verified for each candidate

Medical Examination- Medical exam is being covered after all these tests.

For any queries/ comments, please write us in Comments section.

101 thoughts on “Syllabus For BSF ASI/RM & HC/RO Selection Criteria”

    1. Hi Ram Krishna,

      Please study the syllabus for BSF exam well, then refer to best books for the concepts knowledge, followed by it practice the questions related to concepts.

  1. nmste sr,
    sr mujhe Hc Ro Ka previous paper chahiye…..kya so meri help kroge….

    sr ye descriptive writte test an tk diya nhi h…ajib sa lag rha h….iske bare m thoda btaye…..
    thanks sr

  2. Hlw sir.
    Please help me sir. What i can do for preparation of bsf HC writeen exam .and please give me best books and previous paper for bsf hc .kindly requested. .

  3. Hlw sir ..I m rajat
    Pls help me sir ..what i can do for prepare the written exam of bsf HC
    And plss send best books and perivoius paper for preparing the paper of Bsf HC

    1. Hlw sir i m rajat .
      Please help me
      What i can do of preparation for bsf HC
      And please send me best books and previous paper of bsf HC

  4. Hlw sir i m rajat .
    Please help me
    What i can do of preparation for bsf HC
    And please send me best books and previous paper of bsf HC

  5. dearsir , plese provise me previous year question paper of bsf asi(rm), and plse provide me exmination syllabus of bsf asi (RM) .i have filled my aplication form diploma in mechanical engg branch. & i have done my mechanical diploma … plsss… provide me question paper &amp

  6. sir ,
    Hows paper pattern for descriptive test for asi .is this conventional type?if u have sample paper for the same then send it.

  7. Sir will girl from bio side can all so able to give exam of BSF ASI.And how it will be able to go in this line from bio side.And how it will be possible to job in bsf in punjab

    1. HI Karthikeyan,
      The written exam dates are-
      1) OMR Screening test date: 25th September 2016
      2) Descriptive Written test: 18th December 2016
      Physical Tests will be done after 20th March 2017.

      1. Sr abhi tak roll no nahi aaye
        Roll no KB tk aaye he or agar aaye hue to kese nikle ge kyoki website PR to nahi aaye
        Help line no bta de sr plzzzzz
        Bhot mehanat ki h sr

    1. Hi Sagar,
      Please refer to the textbooks you are using in your school days. They will give you best of knowledge.
      For GK, refer to Arihant books which are published weekly and monthly basis.

  8. kya objective exam aur descriptive exam main sectional cutt off hai,agar hai to kitna hai,dono exam main qualifying no kitna hai

  9. Sir,for hc ro 100 mark for dictation..100 mark for genrl science..
    So how ,any question from genrl science and what is dictation..please tel me

  10. Sir i have been apply for hc ro but my registration no and password no is missing so plz hlp me that is why i can give the exam

  11. hi…
    i hv cleared objective paper
    cn u plzz tell what is the pattern of subjective paper
    what standard of m aths is to be asked in exam

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