BSF Recruitment 2021 Junior Engineer Notification | Syllabus| Apply Online

BSF Recruitment 2021 Junior Engineer  JE

BSF Border Security force Conducting direct recruitment  for the post of junior engineer je electrical. it is good chance who want to work in technical field related to Indian defense or Police Services.  This recruitment will be conducted based on exam. Candidates wish to apply for BSF Recruitment 2021 Junior Engineer JE must check eligibility, syllabus , exam pattern and other details.

Vacancy Details –

name of post  – junior engineer/sub inspector  (electrical )

Total no. of post – 21

salary/ pay scale – 9300-34800 (GP – 4200)

note: Vacancies may increase or decrease all rights reserved by BSF.


Eligibility BSF Recruitment 2021 Junior Engineer  je

Age – 

Open – Upper age 30 years on last date of application

OBC – 3 years age relaxation.

SC/ST – 5 years age relaxation.

Ex- Servicemen – 3 years after deduction of military service.

Educational Qualification –

Candidate must have passed 3 years diploma in electrical engineering  from Institute recognized by central and state government.

Physical Standard Test (PST)

Height – 165 cms.

Weight –  Proportional to height as per medical standard..

Chest – 76-81  cms.

Selection Process BSF Recruitment 2021 Junior Engineer  JE

There will be two phases of selection

Phase 1 –

phase 1 will consist of two papers paper 1 and paper 2.

Paper 1 will be objective type for 100 mark.

paper 2 conventional type for 100 marks.

based on total score candidates will be shortlisted for phase 2.

Phase 2 –

phase 2 will consist  of

  1. documentation
  2. physical standards test (PST)

Physical Standard Test (PST) Qualification For BSF 

Male –

  1.  Run 1.6 Km in 7 minutes
  2. Long Jump 11 Feet ( 03 Chances to be given)
  3. High Jump 3.5 Feet ( 03 Chances to be given)

Female –

  1.  Run 800 meter in 7 minutes
  2. Long Jump 08 Feet ( 03 Chances to be given)
  3. High Jump 2.5 Feet ( 03 Chances to be given)

After Completing Phase 2 Successfully candidates will go under practical test and then medical test.

Exam Pattern BSF Recruitment 2021 Junior Engineer JE

paper 1

  1. General Intelligence and Reasoning – 25 questions – 25  marks.
  2. General Awareness – 25 questions – 25 marks
  3. General Engineering (electrical) – 50 questions -50 marks

Total 100 questions for 100 marks and time 1 hrs 30 minutes. 

Paper 2 –

Conventional paper only related to engineering knowledge.

total 10 questions for 100 marks.

(solve 10 questions out of 12).

BSF Recruitment 2021 Junior Engineer JE Syllabus

Paper 1 –

(a) General Intelligence & Reasoning: The Syllabus for General Intelligence would include questions of both verbal and non-verbal type. The test may include questions on analogies, similarities, differences, space visualization, problem solving, analysis, judgement, decision making, visual memory, is incrimination, observation, relationship concepts, arithmetical reasoning, verbal and figure classification, arithmetical number series etc. The test will also include questions designed to test the candidate’s abilities to deal with abstract ideas and symbols and their relationships, arithmetical computations and other analytical functions.

(b) General Awareness:- Questions will be aimed at testing the candidate’s general awareness of the environment around him,&er and its application to society. Questions will also be designed to test knowledge of current events and of such matters of everyday observations and experience in their scientific aspect as may be expected of any educated person. The test will also include questions relating to India and its neighboring countries especially pertaining to History, Culture, Geography, Economic Scene, General Polity and Scientific Research, etc. These questions will be such that they do not require a special study of any discipline.

(c) General Engineering (Electrical) :- Basic concepts, Circuit law, Magnetic Circuit, AC Fundamentals,  Measurement and Measuring instruments, Electrical Machines, Fractional Kilowatt Motors and single phase induction Motors, Synchronous Machines, Generation, Transmission and Distribution, Estimation and Costing, Utilization and Electrical Energy, Basic Electronics.

Paper 2 –

General Engineering (Electrical) – 10 Questions – 100 Marks

(12 Questions will be given out of which l0 questions will be attempted)

Standard and Syllabus for Paper-II :- The Written examination of Paper-ll shall be conducted from the following subject:-

Basic concepts: Concepts of resistance, inductance, capacitance, and various factors affecting them. Concepts of current, voltage, power, energy and their units.

Circuit law : Kirchhoff s law, Simple Circuit solution using network theorems. Magnetic Circuit : Concepts of flux, mmf, reluctance, Different kinds of magnetic materials, Magnetic calculations for conductors of different configuration e.g. straight, circular, solenoide, etc. Electromagnetic induction, self and mutual induction. AC Fundamentals r Instantaneous, peak, R.M.S. and average values of alternating waves, Representation of sinusoidal wave form, simple series and parallel AC Circuits consisting of R.L. and C, Resonance, Tank Circuit. Poly Phase system – star and delta connection, 3 phase power, DC and sinusoidal response of R-Land R-C circuit.

Measurement and measuring instruments : Measurement of power (1 phase and 3 phase, both active and re-active) and energy, 2 watt meter method of 3 phase power measurement. Measurement of frequency and phase angel. Ammeter and voltmeter (both moving oil and moving iron type), extension of range watt meter, Multi meters, Meager, Energy meter AC Bridges. Use of CRO, Signal Generator, CT, PT and their uses’ Earth Fault detection.

Electrical Machines : (a) D.C. Machine – Construction, Basic Principles of D.C. motors and generators, their characteristics, speed control and starting of D.C. Motors. Method of braking motor, Losses and efficiency of  D.C. Machines. (b) 1 phase and 3 phase transformers – Construction, Principles of operation, equivalent circuit, voltage regulation, O.C. and S.C. Tests, Losses and efficiency. Effect of voltage, frequency and wave form on losses. Parallel operation of I phase /3 phase transformers. Auto transformers. (c) 3 phase induction motors, rotating magnetic field, principle of operation, equivalent circuit, torque-speed characteristics, starting and speed control of 3 phase induction motors. Methods of braking, effect of voltage and frequency variation on torque speed characteristics.

Fractional Kilowatt Motors and Single Phase Induction Motors :- Characteristics and applications.

Synchronous Machines – Generation of 3-phase e.m.f. armature reaction, voltage regulation, parallel operation of two alternators, synchronizing, control of active and reactive power. Starting and applications of  synchronous motors. Generation, Transmission and Distribution – Different types of power stations, Load factor, diversity factor, demand factor, cost of generation, inter-connection of power stations. Power factor improvement, various

(e) types of tariffs, tapes of faults, short circuit current for symmetrical faults.

Switch gears – rating of circuit breakers, Principles of arc extinction by oil and air, H.R.C. Fuses, Protection against earth leakage / over current, etc. Helmholtz relay, Mere-Price system of protection of generators & transformers, protection of feeders and bus bars. Lightning arrestors, various transmission and distribution system, comparison of conductor materials, efficiency of different system. Cable – Different type of cables, cable rating and debating factor.

Estimation and costing : Estimation of lighting scheme, electric installation of machines and relevant IE rules. Earthing practices and IE Rules.

Utilization of Electrical Energy : Illumination, Electric heating, Electric welding, Electroplating, Electric drives and motors.

Basic Electronics:- Working of various electronic devices e.g. P N Junction diodes, Transistors (NPN and PNP type), BJT and JFET. Simple circuits using these devices.

(C) The minimum qualifying marks of Written Examination in each paper

Category Candidate ‘50%

For SC/ST Category Candidate ‘45%


interested and eligible candidates send the application through the any one of postal address mentioned below.

Last date : 14th May 2021 and 29th May 2021 for far flung Areas.

Guwahati The Inspector General, Frontier Headquarter BSF, Post – Azara, District – Kamrup, Guwahati (Assam) – 781017
Kadamtala The Inspector General, Frontier Headquarter BSF, North Bengal, Post – Kadamtala (Siliguri), District- Darjeeling (west Bengal) 734011
Delhi  The Inspector General, Frontire Headquarter BSF,East block No.9, level-4, RK Puram, New Delhi-110066
Kolkata The Inspector General, Frontire Headquarter BSF, South Bengal, Kolkata 2-B, Lord Sinha Road, Kolkata (West Bengal)-700071
Bangalore The-Deputy Inspector General, STC BSF Bangalore, Yelahanka. Bangalore (Karnataka) – 560064
Jodhpur The Inspector General, Frontier Headquarter BSF, BSF  Campus, Mandore Road, District- Jodhpur (Rajasthan) -342026
Jalandhar The Inspector General, Frontier Headquarter BSF, BSFCampus, Jalandhar Cantt (Punjab)-144006


Application fee – 200 rs. payable through demand draft in a name of addressee where application  submitted by candidate.

Recommended books for BSF recruitment 2021 Junior Engineer JE Electircal

Question Bank in Electrical Engineering: With More Than 17,000 Objective Type Questions & Answers


objective technology by v k mehta

prepare well. All the best !

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