BSF Group B Syllabus 2022 Selection Process of SI, JE/SI & Inspector

BSF Group B Syllabus 2022 Selection Process of SI, JE/SI & Inspector

BSF Group B Syllabus 2022 Border Security Force has Provided the Detailed Syllabus of Inspector (Architect) Sub Inspector (Works) Junior Engineer/Sub Inspector (Electrical) Posts Candidates Can Check BSF Group-‘B’ Combatised Exam Pattern & Selection Process of BSF SI, JE/SI & Inspector Group B Posts

BSF Group B Syllabus 2022

Hello Aspirants, Here in this article we will discuss about the detailed syllabus of 90 Posts of Group B (SI, JE & Inspector). Candidates can check Detailed Syllabus, Exam Pattern & Selection Process of BSF Group B Posts. Here we are sharing the Broad details about the Border Security Force Exam & Other Related Updates…

Department Name Border Security Force
Name of Posts Group B (Inspector (Architect) Sub Inspector (Works) Junior Engineer/Sub Inspector (Electrical))
No. of Posts 90 Posts
Dates of Application Submission 23/04/2022 to 08/06/2022
Date of Written Exam Announce Later
Selection Process Written Exam
Physical Exam
Skill Test
Exam Pattern Objective
No. of Questions 100
No. of Marks 100
Time Duration 02 Hrs. / 01 Hrs 30 Minutes
Negative Marking Not Provided
Minimum Passing Marks 50%
Syllabus Mention Below

Inspector (Architect)

First Phase (Written Examination)

1st phase of examination i.e Written Exam will be conducted at the selection Examination Centre. There will be one composite paper for Two hours duration and question papers will be Objective Type with multiple choices on OMR based answer sheet. Question paper will be printed bilingual i.e in Hindi and English both. The standard of papers shall be of Degree in Architecture and consisting of following subjects-

  • Exam Will be Objective Type.
  • Time Duration will be 02 Hrs.
  • Question paper Will be of 100 Questions carrying 100 Marks.
Part Subjects Nos of Questions Marks
Part-A General English 10 Questions 10 Marks
Part-B General awareness 10 Questions 10 Marks
Part-C Reasoning 10 Questions 10 Marks
Part-D Numerical Aptitude 10 Questions 10 Marks
Part-E Technical subject 60 Questions 60 Marks
Total 100 Questions carrying 100 Marks

Exam Syllabus:

The Exam Syllabus will be as follows:

Environmental Planning & Design Principles of Art and Architecture, visual composition in 20 & 3D, organization of space, computer Graphics, Architectural Graphics, Programming language and automation,. Planning and design consideration for different building types, Anthropometrics, site planning, Barrier-free design, circulation-horizontal and vertical, space standard, National Buildings Code and Buildings Codes.
Elements, Architectural styles, constructions and examples of different periods of Indian & western History of Architecture, Vernacular, Oriental and Traditional architecture, Architecture developments since Industrial Revolution; Art nouveau, Eclecticism, International styles, influence of Revolution; Art nausea, Eclecticism, Internal styles, Influence of modem art on architecture, Post Modernism, Recent trends in Contemporary Architecture, Deconstruction in Architecture, works of Renowned national & international architects.
Building Materials Construction Management Behavioral applications and characteristics of various building material viz. Mud, bamboo, timber, brick, concrete, glass, steel, FRP, different polymers, MC and composites.
Building systems and prefabrication of building elements, Building construction techniques, methods and details, Principle of Modular Coordination, Estimation, valuation, specification, professional practice, Project management techniques, Construction planning and equipment e.g. CPM, PERT etc.
Building & Structures Elastic and Limit State design, Principles of the strength of materials, Design of structural elements in steel, wood and RCC, Structural systems in RCC and Steel, Principles and design of disaster resistant structures, Form and Structure, Principles of Pre-stressing, gravity & lateral load resisting systems, High Rise & Long Span structures.
Architecture & Design  Ecological principles, Concepts of Environmental Impact Analysis, Ecosystem-natural and man-made ecosystem, Environmental considerations in planning and design, Principles of architectural acoustics; Green Building- Concepts & Rating, ECBC, Principles of lighting and illumination, Climate responsive design, Thermal comfort, ventilation & air movement Solar architecture, Environmental pollution-types, causes, controls and abatement strategies, Building Performance Simulation and Evaluation, Ecosystem-natural and man-made ecosystem, Concepts of Environmental Impact Analysis, Ecological principles, Environmental considerations in planning & design, Principles of lighting and illumination, Thermal comfort, ventilation and air movement, Climate responsive design, Principles of architectural acoustics, Solar architecture, Building Performance Simulation and Evaluation, Green Building-Concepts and Rating, Environment PoIlution-causes, Types, controls & abatement strategies.
Urban Design Public Perception, Concepts and theories of urban design, Townscape, Urban design interventions for sustainable development and transportation, Public Realm, Historical and modem examples of urban design, Elements of urban built  environment- urban form, structure, spaces, pattern, texture, mit, grain etc, Site planning; Landscape design; Development controls — FAR, densities and building byelaws, Public spaces, spatial qualities, character and Sense of Place, Principles, tools & techniques of urban design, Urban renewal & conversation.
Urban Planning & Housing Housing, principles, concepts and examples of the neighborhood, Affordable Housing, Housing for special areas and needs, Housing typologies, Slums, Residential densities, National Housing Policies, Standards for housing and community facilities, Programs & Schemes.
Types of plans- City Development Plan, Master Plan, Structure Plan, Action Area Plan, Zonal Plan, Town Planning Scheme, Planning process, Regional Plan, Salient concepts, principles of urban planning and theories, Emerging concepts of cities-Smart City, Eco-City, SEZ, Transit Oriented Development (TOD), SRZ etc. Sustainable urban development.
Planning Techniques & Management Decision support system and Land Information System., Graphic presentation of spatial data, Tools and techniques of Surveys-Topographical, Physical, Land use and Socioeconomic Surveys, Methods of non-spatial & spatial data analysis, Application of G.I.S & Remote Sensing techniques in urban and regional planning. 
Social, environmental cost-benefit analysis and Economical, Urban Economics, Law of demand and supply of land and its use in planning, Management of Infrastructure Projects, Techniques of financial appraisal, Development guidelines such as URDPFI, Planning Legislation and implementation- Local self-governance, Land Acquisition Act, PPP etc. 
Services, Infrastructure Transportation Urban Infrastructure – Water Supply, Transportation, Sewerage, Solid Waste Management, Drainage, Electricity & Communications.
Building Services Sewerage and drainage systems, Water supply, Sanitary fitting and fixtures, Principles of internal and external drainage system, Plumbing systems, Principles of electrification of buildings, Elevators and Escalators—standards and uses, Intelligent Buildings, Air-Conditioning systems, Building Safety & Security systems and Firefiohtina Systems.
Water treatment, Principles of water supply and sanitation systems, Water supply and distribution system, Sewage disposal methods, Water harvesting systems, Planning, Principles and Design of storm water drainage system, Recycling and Reuse of solid waste, Methods of solid waste management- transportation, collection and disposal, Power Supply and Communications Systems, design, network and guidelines.
Road capacity, Process and Principles of Transportation Planning and Traffic Engineering, Traffic survey methods, Traffic analyses and design considerations, Traffic flow characteristics, Travel demand forecasting, Land-transportation, urban form inter-relationships, intersections, Design of roads, grade separators and parking areas, Traffic & transport management and control in urban areas, Mass transportation planning, Intelligent Transportation Systems, Hierarchy of roads and level of service, Pedestrian and slow-moving traffic planning and Para-transit and other modes of transportation. 

ii) Second Phase Examination

Successful candidates in 1st phase Examination i.e Written Examination will appear before the selection board for Second Phase Examination i.e. Documentation, Physical Standards Test, Physical Efficiency Test) on due date at the Centre which will be communicated to them through E-Mail address/SMS for call letters through online. They will be put through subsequent stages of test. Candidates have to qualify all the stages of the Second phase examination one by one. Any candidate not qualifying in any of the events of examination will be eliminated from the process of recruitment.

(a) Documentation

Original testimonials/certificates of the candidate will be checked to confirm the eligibility of the candidates at the Centre on the date and time fixed by the department which will be communicated to the candidates through E-Mail address/SMS for call letters/admit cards through online. If candidate does not produce original documents like age, educational/technical qualification and other required documents as per their category etc, he/she will be disqualified.

(b) Physical Standards Test (PST)

Candidates qualified in the Documentation will be put through the Physical Standards Test (PST). PST will be carried out by the selection board to assess the Height, Chest and Weight of the candidates according to the Physical Standards post wise mentioned below.

Measurement Male Female
Height 165 Cms. 157 Cms.
Chest (Un-expanded)-81 Cms (with 5 Cms Minimum expansion) Not applicable.
Weight 50 Kgs According to height but not less than 46 Kgs.

(c) Physical Efficiency Test (PET)

Those candidates found fit in Physical Standards Test (PST) will be put through Physical Efficiency Test (PET), which will be qualifying in nature. PET norms are as under :-

S/No Male/ Female One Mile Run Standing Broad Jump Clear the Ditch Jump and reach
1. Male 8 Minutes 4 Feet 6 Inch 6 Feet 7 Feet (Excluding 1 Feet reach)
2. Female 12 Minutes 03 Feet 4 Feet 6 Feet (Excluding 1 Feet reach)

SI (Works) JE/SI (Electrical)

The selection procedure for the posts of SI (Works) and JE/SI (Electrical) will be as under:-

(i) First Phase Written Examination

1st phase of examination i.e Written Exam will be conducted at the selection Examination Centres. There will be one composite paper for one hour Thirty Minutes duration. Question papers will be Objective Type with multiple choices on OMR based answer sheet, Question paper will be printed bilingual i.e in Hindi and English both and shall be consisting of the following subjects:-

  • Exam Will be Objective Type.
  • Time Duration will be 01 Hrs 30 Minutes.
  • Question paper Will be of 100 Questions carrying 100 Marks.
  Subjects Nos of Questions Marks
Part-A General intelligence & Reasoning 25 Questions 25 Marks
Part-B General awareness 25 Questions 25 Marks
Part-C General Engineering (Civil/Electrical)) 50 Questions 50 Marks
  Total 100  Questions carrying 100 Marks

a) SI (Works) and JE/SI (Electrical) :

Standard and syllabus for Paper-I:-The written examination of paper-I shall be conducted from the following subject:-

(aa) 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, judgments, decision making, visual memory, discrimination, observation, relationship concepts, arithmetical reasoning, verbal and figure classification, arithmetical number series etc. The test will also include questions designed to test the candidates abilities to deal with abstract ideas and symbols and their relationships, arithmetical computations and other analytical functions.

(ab) General Awareness: Questions will be aimed at testing the candidates general awareness of the environment around him/her and its application to society. Questions will also be designed to test knowledge of current events and of such matters of everyday observation 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.

(ac) General Engineering (Civil) Post of SI (Works) : Building Materials, Estimating, Costing and valuation, Surveying, Soil Mec engineering, Transportation Engineering, Environmental engineering.

(ad) General Engineering (Electrical) Post of JE/SI (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, estimator and Costing, Utilization and Electrical energy, Basic Electronics.

Note : During the written examination of paper-I (OMR based answer sheet), candidates have to fill and shade (in OMR answer sheet) their Name, Roll number, Date of Birth, question booklet series code i.e. A, B, C & D because these information are essential for evaluation of the answer sheet and publishing of result of qualified candidates. Circle as printed against each should be shaded correctly, otherwise candidate may be declared fail for which candidate himself will be responsible for such mistakes.

b) Post of SI (Works) & JE/SI (Electrical) :-

2nd Paper (Conventional Type) Time — 02 Hours

SI (Works)

(aa) General Engineering (Civil) —10 Questions —100 Marks (12 Questions will be given out of which 10 questions will be attempted)

JE/SI (Electrical)

ab) General Engineering (Electrical) —10 Questions —100 Marks (12 Questions will be given out of which 10 questions will be attempted)

Standard and syllabus for Paper-II :

 The written examination of paper-II shall be conducted from the following subject:-


Building Materials : Physical and Chemical properties, classification, standard tests, uses and manufacture/quarrying of materials e.g. building stones, silicate based materials, cement (Portland), asbestos products, timber and wood based products, laminates, bituminous materials, paints, varnishes.

Estimating, Costing and Valuation : Estimate, glossary of technical terms, analysis of rates, methods and unit of measurement, Items of work- earthwork, Brick work (modular & Traditional bricks), RCC work, Shuttering, Timber work, Painting, Flooring, Plastering. Boundary wall, Brick building, Water tank, Septic tank, Bar bending schedule, Centre line method, Mid-section formula, Trapezoidal formula, Simpsons rule. Cost estimate of Septic tank, flexible pavements, Tube well, isolates and combined footings, steel Truss, Piles and pile-caps. Valuation — value and cost, scrap value, salvage value, assessed value, sinking fund, depreciation and obsolescence, methods of valuation.

Surveying : Principles of surveying, measurement of distance, chain surveying, working of prismatic compass, compass traversing, bearing, local attraction, plane table surveying, theodolite traversing, adjustment of theodolite, Levelling Definition of terms used in levelling, contouring, curvature and refraction

(b) Physical Standards Test (PST)

Measurement Male Female
Height 165 Cms. (Relaxable by 5 Cms for hill Tribes and Adivasis including Mizos and Nagas) 157 Cms.
Chest 76 Cms. (Un-expanded) 81 Cms. (Expanded) (Relaxable by 2 Cms for candidate below 20 years of age) Not applicable.
Weight Proportionate to height and age as per Medical Standards. According to height but not less than 46 Kgs.

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