Do you know the rank and insignia of Border Security Force (BSF)

10-AUG-2017 14:50

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Border Security Force (BSF) is the primary security force guarding the Indian borders. BSF is one of the five Central Armed Police Forces of India. After the Indo-Pak war of 1965, the Border Security Force (BSF) was established on 1st December, 1965 with the objective to ensure the security of the borders and border areas of India.
Border Security Force works to guarding the borders of India and prevent international crime during peace time. It is a central government agency under the Ministry of Home Affairs. The head of Border Security Force (BSF) is called DG, who is an officer of Indian Police Service.
Currently, under the 186 battalion of BSF, 2.5 lakh military personnel are employed, including Air Wing, Sea Wing, Artillery Regiment and Commando units. Currently BSF is world's largest border security force. The motto of the Border Security Force is "Duty Unto Death". In this article, we are giving the details of the rank and insignia of Border Security Force (BSF) officers.

Rank and Insignia of Border Security Force (BSF) officers

1. Director General (DG)

DG SDG ADG

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The head officer of the Border Security Force (BSF) is called Director General. On the uniform of Director General, sword and baton remain in the form of a cross and mark of the national symbol of India Ashoka pillar has also presented. K. F. Rustamaji was the first Director General of Border Security Force.

2. Special Director General (SDG)

DG SDG ADG

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On the uniform of Special Director General, sword and baton remain in the form of a cross and mark of the national symbol of India Ashoka pillar has also presented.

3. Additional Director General (ADG)

DG SDG ADG

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On the uniform of Additional Director General, sword and baton remain in the form of a cross and mark of the national symbol of India Ashoka pillar has also presented.
Note: In the BSF, same insignia has presented on the uniform of Director General (DG), Special Director General (SDG) and Additional Director General (ADG).
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4. Inspector General (IG)

IG

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On the uniform of Inspector General, sword and baton remain in the form of a cross and mark of the Pentagonal star has also presented.

5. Deputy Inspector General (DIG)

DIG

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On the uniform of the Deputy Inspector General, three Pentagonal stars reside in the triangular form and mark of national symbol of India Ashoka Pillar has also presented.

6. Commandant (CO)

CO

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On the uniform of Commandant two Pentagonal stars reside and mark of national symbol of India Ashoka Pillar has also presented.

7. Second-in-Command (2 IC)

2 IC

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On the uniform of Second-in-Command one Pentagonal star resides and mark of national symbol of India Ashoka Pillar has also presented.

8. Deputy Commandant (DC)

DC

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On the uniform of Deputy Commandant mark of national symbol of India Ashoka Pillar has presented.

9. Assistant Commandant (AC)

AC

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On the uniform of the Assistant Commandant, mark of three Pentagonal stars has presented.

10. Inspector

Inspector

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On the uniform of Inspector mark of three pentagonal stars and sign of red and blue strip has presented.

11. Sub-Inspector (SI)

sub inspector

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On the uniform of Sub-Inspector mark of two pentagonal stars and sign of red and blue strip has presented.

12. Assistant Sub-Inspector (ASI)

Asstt sub inspector

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On the uniform of Assistant Sub-Inspector mark of one pentagonal star and sign of red and blue strip has presented.

13. Head Constable

HC

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On the uniform of Head constable mark of three ranks Chevron has presented.

14. Senior Constable

SC

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On the uniform of senior constable mark of two ranks Chevron has presented.

15. Constable

Constable

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On the uniform of constable no sign has presented.
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