ITBP ASI Steno & HC Latest Exam Pattern & Syllabus 2017

Indo-Tibetan Border Police Force (ITBP) is going to conduct Height Bar, Race & Physical Test (PST) for recruitment for 10 posts of Assistant Sub-Inspector (Stenographer) and 148 posts of Head Constable (Ministerial). Candidates who had applied for this post Can Check  ASI HC Latest Exam Pattern & Syllabus 2017 here.

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Indo-Tibetan Border Police Force (ITBP) is going to conduct Height Bar, Race & Physical Test (PST) for recruitment for 10 posts of Assistant Sub-Inspector (Stenographer) and 148 posts of Head Constable (Ministerial). Now a days competition is at its peak So,candidates need to prepare very well to pass the Exam. Here We are providing you the Latest Exam Syllabus of ASI & HC which help you to crack the exam.

Physical Test Date: Available Soon


For Sub Inspector-

  1. Height Bar & Physical Efficiency Test (PET)
  2. Physical Standard Test (PST)
  3. Trade Tests
  4. Written Examination
  5. Merit List
  6. Verification of Original Documents
  7. Detailed Medical Test

For ASI Steno –

  • Height Bar Test
  •  Race
  • Checking of documents
  • Physical Standard Test (PST)
  • Written Examination
  • Skill Test

For Head Constable (Ministerial) –

  • Checking of documents
  • Physical Standard Test (PST)
  • Written Examination
  • Skill Test.

Physical Standard Test (PST)

 Description  Height Male  Height Female  Chest (Applicable only for Male candidates)
 For Candidates belonging to Schedule Tribes (ST)  162.5 cms  150 cms  76-81 cms
 For candidates falling in the categories of Garhwalis, Kumaonis, Gorkhas, Dogras, Marathas and candidates belonging to the states of Sikkim, Nagaland, Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur, Tripura, Mizoram, Meghalaya, Assam, Himachal Pradesh, Kashmir and Leh & Ladakh regions of J&K  162.5 cms  150 cms  76-81 cms
 For all States and Union Territories (except categories mentioned above)  165 cms  155 cms  77-82 cms


  • The candidates, who qualify the Height Bar Test, then have  to qualify 1.6 Kms race to be completed within 10 minutes (for male) and 12 minutes (for female) candidates before appearing for further tests.
  • No marks will be awarded for this test and it will be only qualifying in nature.
  • Departmental candidates and Ex-Servicemen will not to appear in the event of Race.


Exam Pattern:

  • The written test will be conducted on OMR basis.
  • The time duration will be 03:00 hours (180 minutes).
  • The written test will be of 100 marks.
  • Qualifying marks shall be 35% for General Candidates & Ex-Servicemen and 33% for Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribes/Other Backward Class in the written examination.
  • There will also be a Skill Test of 20 marks after written Exam.
  • Written examination will consist of the following four parts:
 Subject  Marks/ Questions
 General Arithmetic  30
 General Knowledge  25
 General English  35
 Theoretical Knowledge of Computer  10

Exam Syllabus :

General Arithmetic : The test of Arithmetical and Numerical abilities will cover Number Systems including questions on Simplification, Decimals, Fractions, L.C.M., H.C.F., Ratio & Proportion, Percentage, Average, Profit & Loss, Discount, Simple & Compound Interest, Mensuration, Time & Work, Time & Distance, Tables & Graphs, etc.

General Knowledge: Questions will be designed to test the ability of the candidate’s general awareness of the environment around him 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 aspects as may be expected of an educated person. The test will also include questions relating to India and its neighboring countries especially pertaining to Sports, History, Culture, Geography, Economic scene, General Polity including Indian Constitution and Scientific Research etc. These questions will be such that they do not require a special study of any discipline. This is topic is huge so applicants are advised to go through Newspaper daily and read good GK books and other notes.

General English : Verb, preposition, adverb, subject verb agreement, Error Correction/ recognition, tenses, sentences rearrangement, fill in the blanks with articles etc., comprehension, answering questions based on unseen passage, vocabulary, synonyms and antonyms usage, vocabulary & grammar, Proficiency in the language.

Theoretical Knowledge of Computer : Computer Fundamentals, Windows (MS-Windows), MS-Office : Word Processing (MS-Word), Spread Sheet (MS-Excel), Presentation Knowledge (MS-Power Point), MS Access and Usage of Internet Services available on Internet, Communication Technology, Networking Concepts.

Important Books To Prepare: Here are some most recommended books which are advised by most of the authors to prepare smartly with appropriate time table and step by step preparation for the written exam. These books not only helpful in preparing for the exam but also gives important tips and tricks to crack exam.

  • ITBP-ASI (Steno)/Head Constable (CM) Guide: Recruitment Exam (Popular Master Guide)
  • ITBP-ASI (Steno)/Head Constable (CM) Guide: Recruitment Exam (Popular Master Guide)


Skill Test : The candidates, who qualify the above written examination, will be required to appear in the skill test i.e. shorthand and typing as under :-

  1. Dictation – 10 minutes @ 80 words per minute (English or Hindi).
  2. Transcription – 50 minutes (English) on computer; or 65 minutes (Hindi) on computer.


i) The candidates, who qualify the written exam, will be required to appear in a skill test i.e. typing test on computer as under :- (Minimum speed of 35 words per minute in English typing or minimum speed of 30 words per minute in Hindi typing only on computer. Time allowed-10 minutes) (35 w.p.m. and 30 w.p.m. correspond to 10500 KDPH/9000 KDPH on an average of 5 Key depressions for each word).

ii) English typing will be conducted in ‘Times New Roman’ Font only and Hindi typing will be conducted either on Remington or In script Keyboard in Unicode encoding compliant Font ‘Mangal’ only.

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Updated: November 21, 2017 — 4:58 pm


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  1. Sabse dhili force hai

  2. exam kab hoga sir je 3 bar date change ho gaya hai

  3. sir itbp 2015 post 158 ka exam kab hoga

  4. rampratapsingh arya

    sir itbp hc ke exam me typing test keval english hoga ya hindi sir please replay kare

  5. sir I t v p ka written 26/6/2016 ko hona tha ab kB hai sir

  6. Sir ITBP ka exam kab se hai

  7. Resoning nhi ayega itbp k exam me ???

  8. 20.03.2016 to 26.06.2016 to the first date had been changed
    Please give details of when is the test now , please

  9. Dear Sir,

    Kindly Share the head constable Test of 2015 when the Test Please be aware that the test


  11. Plz sir, give me any information itbp Recruiment my phone number 9085145029

  12. please tell me full instruction for exam which misprinted onmy admit card

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