BSF Rank Wise Salary, Check BSF Payslip & App –

BSF is a paramilitary force charged with guarding India’s land border during peace time and preventing transnational crime. It currently stands as the world’s largest border guarding force. From time to time BSF releases notification for recruitment of various post and thousands of people apply for these post. Everyone have different reasons to join BSF, some want to serve the nation while others are just influenced by extra benefits and job security that it provides.

Many youngsters apply for BSF every year. But what is important is to research about everything before you decide to join this paramilitary force. What are the pros and cons of joining BSF? What is the salary structure? How the promotion takes place? How to check BSF payslip? These are some of the questions that you must ask yourself before you set your mind to become a BSF soldier.

It has been found that most of the candidates who apply for the various post of BSF have no knowledge regarding the salary structure. If you are dreaming to join BSF it is quite important that you have all the information. How much a BSF soldier earn? this something that you must know. Here we are going to provide you all the necessary details regarding the salary structure in BSF and also about bsf pay slip 2020.

BSF Rank Wise Salary, Check BSF Payslip & App –

Joining BSF is no piece of cake.  And we are sure that all the candidates who aspires to join it must be working really hard, not only preparing themselves physically but mentally too. It’s a known fact that even most of the qualified candidates give up during the training. Only perseverance and determination will lead you towards success. If you have decided to join BSF then it must have crossed your mind that how much you are going to earn. This is a very common question.

Before we discuss the the salary structure of BSF it is important that you are well aware of few terms like grade pay, pay band, basic pay etc. So, that everything become clear to you.

# BSF Pay Band 

Pay Band means the range of Scale for a particular post. There are 18 levels of Pay Scales which decides your Basic Pay (BP). When you join, your salary starts from the lowest and move to the next in the following year. The increment rate of BP is around 3% per annum.

# BSF Basic Pay

Basic salary is the amount paid to employees before any reductions or increases due to overtime or bonus, allowances. If the appointment of an employee is made on a pay scale, the basic salary may increase every year. Else, it remains fixed. We can also say that basic pay is the sum of the grade pay and the pay in the pay band.

#BSF Grade Pay

We can explain grade pay as the amount which the government employees receive apart from the basic pay which depends on the category/class of employee. The sum of basic pay and grade pay is used to calculate dearness allowance and other allowances.

#BSF Pay Slip App Online

To know about bsf gpf, cpf and monthly pay slip, salary slip online their is an official bsf android app where you can check the all details online. If you are having problem in downloading bsf pay slip online through app than we also have one more way to check. Which is mention following.

How to Check MY BSF Payslip/Print Pay Slip

  • is the official website to check bsf pay slip online.
  • Click on the PAY & GPF/CPF button which is given in the homepage.
  • Here you have to login to check the bsf pay slip.
  • After login all the details can be check bu you that you are searching for.
  • Also you can print the details that you want.

Now that you have become familiar with all the basic terms it will become easier to understand the salary structure. Before we move forward, here we are explaining you the rank structure in BSF.

Rank Structure In BSF

The rank structure is basically divided into two categories which is Gazetted Officer and Non Gazetted Officer.

Under Gazetted Officer 

Assistant Commandant> Deputy Commandant> Second-in-Command> Commandant> Deputy Inspector General> Inspector General> Additional Director General>Special Director General> Director General

Non Gazetted Officers

Constable> Head Constable> Assistant Sub Inspector> Sub Inspector> Inspector> Subedar Major

Indian BSF Salary Structure

The pay scale can vary from Rs 6000/- for constable to Rs 80,000 for Director General. As, we have already mentioned above each rank have different pay band. Now that you are also familiar with the rank hierarchy of BSF it will become easier for you to understand he salary structure.

Before the 7th pay commission was implemented all the BSF employees were entitled to get their salary and allowances according to the 6th pay commission. After 10 years the new CPC was formed which was implemented in the early 2016. The salaries and pension scheme are now restructured and the allowances are modified in accordance with the 7th pay commission. You can also check here upcoming bsf recruitment 2020-21

Here is the summary of salary structure in BSF.

*Please note that the cash in hand column in the given table is just the approximation of the total salary. It actual amount may vary significantly, therefore readers are advised not to entirely depend on this table.

Rank Pay Band Grade Pay Cash in hand (in ₹ Approx.)
Director General Apex scale
Spl Director General PB-4 (37400-67000) 12000 105000
Addl Director General PB-4 (37400-67000) 12000 105000
Inspector General PB-4 (37400-67000) 10000 95000
Deputy Inspector General PB-4 (37400-67000) 8900 85000
Commandant PB-4 (37400-67000) 8700 82000
 Second-in-Command PB-3 (15600-39100) 7600 73000
Deputy Commandant PB-3 (15600-39100) 6600 65000
Assistant Commandant PB-3 (15600-39100) 5400 52000
Subedar Major PB-2 (9300-34800 ) 4800 45000
Inspector PB-2 (9300-34800 ) 4600 40000
Sub-Inspector PB-2 (9300-34800 ) 4200 35000
Asstt Sub Inspector PB-1 (5200-20200 ) 2800 31000
Head Constable PB-1 (5200-20200 ) 2400 27000
Constable PB-1 (5200-20200 ) 2000 23000
Enrolled Follower PB-IS (4440- 7440 ) 1300 18000

If a person stays in a post for long time, then the pay will automatically increase without the need of increase in post. e.g if someone is in the post of constable post for a certain time period, then his pay is subjected to increase automatically.

Promotion In BSF

As we have mentioned above that the rank structure in BSF are of two types basically, Gazetted officers and Non Gazetted officers, so the promotion criteria is also different for every post. The promotion of the members of the Force under non gazetted officers like constable to head constable or head constable to inspector are based on merit.

Every member of the force shall, before any promotion be required to pass pre-promotion course. These promotion examinations which are of a qualifying nature, permit a constable to be promoted to the next higher rank of Head Constable and similarly promotion from the rank of Head Constable to Sub Inspector.

The minimum service that is required vary according to the post. Like for promotion of constable to head constable you must have 8 years of service as Constable of which 5 years service in a service coy of duty Bn with Medical Cat Shape-I. There are various criteria that you must fulfill in order to get promoted.In case of the promotion of gazetted officers you don’t have to pass any pre-promotion courses but there are some specific requirements that one has to fulfill.

Now that you are well aware about the salary structure, rank structure and how the promotion takes place in BSF, you can make the right decision whether to join BSF or not. We hope that all your doubts are cleared, but if you have any query then you can leave a comment in the comment box, we will be happy to help you.

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  1. Thank you. Sir, For your kind information. One help from you sir that how should we get all these notifications online is there any app or what. Please help me. Sir, how to get notifications of all bsf Indian army navy airforce. and all types of defense field jobs.

    1. Prof. Mohan Singh Rawat

      For getting a new notification whenever there is any update in the job you can stay tuned to our website as we update the job as soon as it is released.

  2. I think there is no pension for BSF personnel after 2004, if so, then what will be there to give after retirement?

  3. Can people from nepal or Nepalese citizen join in BSF? Sir

    1. Prof. Mohan Singh Rawat

      Hello Narayan,
      Yes, there is a provision where Nepalese citizens can join the Indian Army as an Officer. They have to have the correct civilian qualifications and go through the complete selection process and training.

  4. Sir mai BSF ki relation bharti ka form bharna chahata hun, par mere pass domicile nahi hai. Kya domicile hona zaroori hai? ya uske bina ho sakta hai.

    1. Prof. Mohan Singh Rawat

      Though they will ask for domicile, but it should not be a problem if you have other documents with you.

  5. Bhaskar Singh Manral

    Good afternoon sir/ mam,

    BSF walon ko 6th (2006-2016) pay commission ka arrears mil gya ?

  6. How many salary and grade pay of barber in paramilitary.

  7. Sir 2014 me constable ke post par join karne wale ka present me in hand salary approximate kitna hoga?

  8. Bsf trademan promotion

  9. Mera ssc gd ka physical hogya h,cutoff se 4 number jyda h…Poochna ye paramilitary m gym bhi hota h kya…1 hi passion h..gym krne ka..

    1. Prof. Mohan Singh Rawat

      Though, government tries to provide all the recreational facilities, but at some places it might no be available.

  10. Sir bsf m clerk ki salary kitni h. After a 3 yr experience

  11. Agr bsf mai kisi ki job 20 saal ho gyi ho or present rank headconstable to saare allowance milake salary kitni hogi? (approx)

  12. Bsf me compassionate background pe physical running pass na hone par job hoga ki nahi.

    1. Prof. Rajeev Mehra

      Hello Amrita,
      If you don not qualify in any test then you will not be allowed to proceed further and hence no job.

  13. Sir bsf me mere compassionate background pe job lagne wala hai. To sir kya compassionate background pe bhi written medical physical hoga.

  14. Surya Pratap Singh

    Sir me SSC gd ki likhit Pariksha pas kar ke sharirik Pariksha ki tyari kar Raha hu Jo ki 19 August ko hai
    Par samasya yah ki mere dayen hanth par (tetu ) hai nam likha hua hai to kya medical pass kar Sakta hu?

    1. Prof. Rajeev Mehra

      Hello Suray,
      Tattoos are only allowed in the inner part of the hand. And the tattoo must comply with the tattoo policies set of the BSF. So, it depends on the position and size of tattoo.

  15. Sir what is the abbreviation of CT in BSF

    1. Prof. Mohan Singh Rawat

      CT stands for Constable in BSF (Border Security Force).

  16. Jitendra Singh rawat

    Sir ji mee 12 the biology se hu to kya me BSF head constable ke liye form fill kar secka hu sir ji

    1. Prof. Mohan Singh Rawat

      No, you cannot apply for the post of BSF head constable. However, you can apply for BSF constable.

  17. Sir i want to join the BSF.because my father also work in BSF as a inspector.i am a mechanical engineer and doing the job in kirloskar.but BSF is my plzzzz help me.

    1. Prof. Mohan Singh Rawat

      There are specific exams of engineering posts in BSF. You can apply for those post. Thanks

  18. Sir how to increase pay a CT after 10 year how increase

  19. Thanks for this information..

  20. How to become a sub inspector
    And how much salary they getting (2018)

  21. Sir, how many years it takes for a head constable Clerk to get promoted to ASI Clerk

    1. Hello Shakeel,
      You must complete at least 5 years of service and must qualify the eligibility criteria for promotion in order to get promoted from head constable to ASI.

  22. sir what is the rank of BSF personnel who is incharge of RBI security.

  23. Sir ssc gd bharti kab tak aayege

    1. Hello Sandeep,
      Any new information about upcoming recruitment for ssc post are updated in our dedicated article “ssc upcoming recruitment”. Please visit this article to get all information.

  24. Sir i wants to join defence academy but the issue is that i have luecoderma (safed daag) in my inner lips.
    Am i eligible for join the defense line???

    1. Hello Nitish,
      In most of the cases people with leucoderma are rejected. But you should try at least once, maybe you get lucky and get through medical test.

  25. Hi one of the my brother, he has selected to BSF in physical test and next he is going to conduct written exam. please can you help him what the material need to be read.

  26. MANOJ Kumar bhagora

    salary badhani chahiye

  27. I want to join bsf without payment. Maa ki raksha paise k leye nahi ki jati! Jay hind!

  28. I want to join bsf as a pharmacist what can I do?

    1. Hello Saikat,
      BSF releases notification for such posts, you just need keep looking for notification for recruitment. Also, make sure you are eligible for the post before applying.

  29. Sir me bsf join karna chahata hu please help me sir

    1. Hello Mohit,
      we are here to help our readers in every possible way. Feel free to ask your query, we will try our best to come up with the most appropriate answer.

  30. I want to join BSF

    1. Hello Arjun,
      It’s great to know that you are willing to join BSF. We are here to help our readers in achieving their desired goals, so feel free to ask anything related to BSF. We will be always there to help. Hope to read from you again.

  31. How to become “Additional Director General” in BSF?

    1. Hello Kulothungan,
      Additional director general is one of the highest and prestigious post in BSF, and no one can be recruited directly to that post. First you have to join bsf, then through timely promotion and years of honest and significant work you will gradually make your way up to the desired post.

  32. I want to join BSF

    1. Hello Ramchandra,
      Glad to know that you are interests in joining the elite BSF force. Just like this article, we have other important articles that will help you to know more about BSF and other details like, upcoming bharti in any department of BSF, admit card, cutoff etc. Do find some time to explore these article as they will definitely help you too achieve your goals of joining the BSF. All the best for your future, and don’t hesitate to comment again if you have some query to ask regarding BSF.

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