Border Security Force
The Border Security Force (BSF) is the primary border guarding force of India. It was raised in the wake of the 1965 War on 1 December 1965, "for ensuring the security of the borders of India and for matters connected there with". It is a Central Armed Police Force charged with guarding India's land border during peacetime and preventing transnational crime. It is a Union Government Agency under the administrative control of Ministry of Home Affairs. The BSF has grown exponentially from a few battalions in 1965, to 186 battalions with a sanctioned strength of 257,363 personnel including an expanding air wing, marine wing, artillery regiments, and commando units. It currently stands as the world's largest border guarding force.
|Constable||18 to 23 years||Matriculation or 10th class pass|
|Sub-Inspector||20 to 25 years||Degree of a recognized University or equivalent|
|Assistanr Commandant||19 to 25 yrs||Degree from a recognized University/Institution or equivalent, possession of NCC B or C certificate, or outstanding achievements in sports or athletics will be an added qualification.|
|Head Constable (Operaor)||18 to 23 years||Matric or equivalent plus two years ITI certificate in Radio and TV/ Electronics or Intermediate or 10+2 or equivalent with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics from a recognized Board of Education.|
|Assistant Sub Inspector||18 to 25 years|