The ITBP Tradesman Recruitment Admit Card 2017 will be provided to the eligible candidates on their registered email ID. It is advised to candidates to provide a valid and functional email id as any update or information will be given to candidates electronically. The admit card for ITBP Tradesman Recruitment will be given to candidates who will clear Phase I of the ITBP recruitment process, which is, Physical Test.

Candidates will be shortlisted on the basis of Physical Efficiency Test, Physical Standard Test, Trade Tests. Those aspirants who will clear the above-mentioned tests will be shortlisted for Phase II of the recruitment process, which is, Written Test. Know more details on ITBP Tradesman Recruitment 2017 Admit Card including, how to obtain admit card, selection process, etc. in the article below.

How to obtain ITBP Tradesman Recruitment 2017 Admit Card For Phase- I

All the candidates who will be called for Height Bar, PET & PST should bring a clear and legible print out of the online application form submitted by them for the purpose of identification, etc. The print out of the application form will be retained by ITBP personnel for office use.

How to obtain ITBP Tradesman Recruitment 2017 Admit Card For Phase- II

Eligible candidates who will be shortlisted for Phase-II (written Test) will be able to obtain their bar coded admit card from their registered Email ID. The admit card will contain details of the date and venue of the recruitment test. The admit card will be provided online only. No printed admit card will be sent to candidates.

Note: The candidates who will be issued admit cards will remain provisional till they are finally selected.

ITBP Tradesman Recruitment Selection Process 2017

Phase I

  1. Height Bar- At the very beginning of the recruitment process, candidates will go through the height bar test. The candidates who will not meet the prescribed height will be eliminated.
  1. Physical Efficiency Test (PET) – Those who will qualify the Height Bar Test, will be subjected to the Physical efficiency test. No marks shall be awarded for this test and the test will be only qualifying in nature. The PET exam will not be conducted for Ex-servicemen. The events of the PET are as follows:-
SN Events Male Female
A 1.6 Km Race To be completed within 7.30 minutes. Not applicable
B 800 Metre Race Not applicable. To be completed within 4.45 minutes.
C Long Jump 11 Feet (03 Chances) 09 Feet (03 Chances)
D High Jump 31⁄2 Feet (03 Chances) 3 Feet (03 Chances)
  1. Physical Standard Test- Candidates who will qualify the race will be screened for Height, Chest (Chest measurement for the male candidate only) and Weight measurements. Those who will not meet the required physical measurements as applicable will be eliminated at this stage.

Note: Ex-servicemen will be required to pass the requisite PST, trade test, written test, and medical examination.

  1. Trade Test (50 marks) – The candidates who will qualify the PST will be required to appear for the trade test. Each candidate will be allowed to appear for one trade test only as applied in the application form.
Name of the Post Activity Total Marks


Taking measurements, cutting and stitching uniform
for winter and summer seasons for the
Force personnel.
15 Marks
Knowledge about different types of material i.e.
fabrics, threads etc. used in the trade work.
10 marks
Capability to carry out minor repairs/troubleshooting
and maintenance of the sewing machine.
15 Marks
Ability to recognize the tools/machines used in cutting
and tailoring and their correct identification.
10 marks
Total 50 marks
Constable (Gardener) Knowledge of different kinds of plants,
flowers and seasonal plants and the ability to recognize
10 marks
Knowledge of chemical fertilizers and their use. 10 marks
Knowledge of preservation of seeds of different plants,
the season of plantation and plantation techniques.
10 marks
Knowledge about budding and grafting,
preparing the bouquets by using flowers of different
10 marks
Ability to identify and recognize the tools used
in gardening.
10 marks
Total 50 marks
Constable (Cobbler) Knowledge of stitching and repairing shoes. 10 marks
Ability to identify and recognize the tools used
in the trade.
10 marks
Ability to identify and recognize the different types
of leather and material used in the trade work.
10 marks
Ability to identify and recognize the
nails and threads used for repairing shoes.
10 marks
Knowledge of different parts of a leather- sewing
machine and the ability to carry out minor repairs.
10 marks
Total 50 marks
Constable (Water Carrier) Flour kneading and preparation of chapati (Roti). 10 marks
Cutting of vegetables, Salad, table layout and
grinding of condiments.
15 marks
Cleaning of utensils of a cook house. 10 marks
Knowledge about ways to maintain cleanliness
and hygiene in the kitchen/cook house.
15 marks
Total 50 marks
Constable (Safai Karamchari) Knowledge about tools, cleaning material
used in the trade work.
10 marks
Cleaning of bathroom, toilet wash basin etc. 15 marks
Collection and proper disposal of Trash/Garbage etc. 10 marks
Ability to open a blocked sewer pipe line, latrine and
septic tank.
15 marks
Total 50 marks
Constable (Cook) Preparation of different dishes veg. as well as
non-veg. and correct use of condiments.
10 marks
Method of garnishing and serving the food. 15 marks
Hygiene, sanitation, and cleanliness of the kitchen. 10 marks
Knowledge and capability to prepare food
(Vegetarian/Non-vegetarian) for one platoon strength
and method of layout/serving.
15 marks
Total 50 marks
Constable (Washer


Washing of various types of clothes. 15 marks
Ironing of clothes. 10 marks
Knowledge about dry-cleaning of clothes. 10 marks
Knowledge about the use of various detergents/
washing powders, soaps etc and their use in correct quantity.
15 marks
Total 50 marks
Constable (Barber) Hair cutting of various types. 20 marks
Body/head massage. 15 marks
Knowledge about the use of tools/
machines used in the trade work.
15 marks
Total 50 marks

Phase II – Written Test (50 marks)

The candidates who will qualify the Phase-I, i.e., PET, PST & Trade test will have to appear in the written examination. Candidates who will the Phase I will be issued Admit Card online by mentioning date & venue of written test.

The written test will be of 50 marks containing 50 objective type multiple choice questions to be answered using a Blue or Black Ball pen only. The question paper will be set bilingually which means it will be both in Hindi and English language.

ITBP Tradesman Recruitment Examination Pattern

The pattern of the question paper will be as follows:

Subject Number of Questions Marks
General Awareness/ General knowledge 15 questions 15
Knowledge of elementary Mathematics 10 questions 10
Analytical aptitude and ability to observe and distinguish patterns 15 questions 15
To test the basic knowledge of the candidates in English/Hindi There will be 10 questions for Hindi and 10 questions for

English each and candidates have an option to attempt 10

questions in either of the language.

General Instructions for the Candidates

  1. The question papers can be answered either in Hindi or in the English language.
  2. The candidates will be allowed to take a carbon copy of the answer sheet.
  3. It is advised to candidates to bring two blue or black ball pens for written examination.
  4. Use of Mobile phone, calculators or any other electronic/electrical device is not permitted and hence, the exam takers, should not bring them. these devices inside the examination premises.
  5. Revaluation of answer sheet of written exam or re-conduct of written examination will not be entertained.
  6. Before the start of physical efficiency test (PET) and physical standard test (PST), the candidates will be required to undergo through verification of identity including Biometric capture.
  7. The Biometric identification of the candidates can also be taken at any stage of recruitment.

ITBP Tradesman Recruitment

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