State-owned telecom Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) is considered one of the biggest telecom service provides in India. Ever since BSN collaborated with Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Limited (MTNL), the telecom service provider has been providing plenty of prepaid plans which are quite cheaper as compared Reliance Jio, Airtel, Vodafone, Idea and others.
BSNL — which was on the verge of shut down — has now become one of the best competitor to Jio, Airtel, Idea and Vodafone. The Government of India had invested a whopping Rs 29, 937 crore for the revival of this state-owned telecom companies.
As per their revival plan, the Government of India has planned to gather Rs 15,000 crore sovereign bonds and monetise assets worth Rs 38,000 crore in the next four years. Additionally, voluntary retirement scheme (VRS) will be offered to the employees of these companies to cut cost.
Considering the continuous rise of prepaid users in India, BTS had recently offered ‘unlimited’ voice calling and SMS benefits to its prepaid users on the MTNL network. Notably, BSNL prepaid plan starts from Rs 97, which is way cheaper than the rest of telecom companies.
Besides providing unlimited voice calling benefits, BSNL has now started offering Rs SMS per day on the MTNL roaming for customers using any of its prepaid plans. If you wish to avail BSNL prepaid plans, you have come to the right place.
Here you can find all BSNL prepaid plans ranging from Rs.74 to Rs 2500. In this article, we will be discussing all the popular prepaid BSNL plans in detail.
List of BSNL Prepaid Plans – 2021
|Recharge Plan||FRC Amount in Rs||Free Usage *||Freebies Validity||Plan Validity in Days|
|Per Second 108||108||Unlimited calls to any network + 1GB/day + 500 SMS||28 days||60|
|Patanjali SIM (Only for Members)||144 / 792 /1584||unlimited calls + 2GB/day + 100 sms/day||30 / 180 /365 days||30 / 180 /365|
|153 Plan||153||Unlimited calls +1GB/day + 100 SMS/day + Free PRBT||28 days||180|
|186 Plan||186||Unlimited Free Calls + 2GB/day + 100 SMS/day||28 days||180|
|365 Plan||365||Unlimited calls + 2GB/day + 100 SMS/day +Free PRBT + Lodhun Contest||60days||365|
|Digital India||429||Free calls + 1GB/day data & 100 SMS/day||81days||180|
|485 Plan||485||Free Calls + 1.5GB/day + 100 SMS/day1||90 days||180|
|Sixer||666||Free calls + 1.5GB/day + 100 free SMS for 134 days||134days||180|
|Plan 699||699||Free Voice calls 0.5GB/day 100SMS/day Free Tune for first 60days||160 days||160|
|BSNL 997||997||Unlimited calls+ 3GB/day +100 SMS/day + Lokdhun Content + Sony Liv + Free Caller Tune||180 days||180|
|Maha Dhamaka||1,699||Free calls + unlimited data (2GB/day high speed) + 100 free SMS/day for 365 days||300 days||300|
|BSNL 1,999 (BSNL One Year Plan)||1,999||Unlimited calls + 3GB/day FUP + 100 SMS/day + Free Caller Tune + Lokdhun Contest||365||365|
|BSNL 2,399||2,399||Unlimited Voice calls every day 100SMS per day Free Tune for first 60days||600||600|
|BSNL 110 Full Talktime Plan||110||110 mins talktime||Until talktime limit reached|
|BSNL 220 Full Talktime Plan||220||220 mins talktime||Until talktime limit reached|
|BSNL 500 Full Talktime Plan||500||500 mins talktime||Until talktime limit reached|
|BSNL 2,220 Full Talktime Plan||2,200||2,200 mins talktime||Until talktime limit reached|
|BSNL 2,500 Full Talktime Plan||2,500||2,500 mins talktime||Until talktime limit reached|
|1 GB 3G Data Plan||1 GB of 3G speed data||1 Day|
|2 GB/per Day Combo 3G Data Plan||198||2GB per day of 3G speed data||54 Days|
|Rs 7.47 Talktime Recharge||10||7.47 mins of Talktime only||Until Talktime limit reached|
|BSNL SMS Pack 13||13||Free 130 local and national SMS||7 Days|
BSNL Rs 365 Pre-paid Plan with One-Year Validity
The best thing about this plan is it comes with a one year of validity. Besides having one-year validity, it also offers 250 minutes of voice calls per day, 100 SMS and Personalised Ring Back Tone. Notably, these freebies will only be valid for 60-days.
You can avail this plan if you live in Andhra Pradesh, Assam, Bihar-Jharkhand, Gujarat, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Karnataka, Kerala, Kolkata- West Bengal, Northeast, Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh-Chhattisgarh, Orissa, Punjab, Rajasthan, Tamil Nadu-Chennai, UP-East, and UP-West.
BSNL Rs 2,399 Pre-paid Plan
BSNL had recently added Rs 2,399 pre-paid plan, which comes with a validity of 600 days. This prepaid might plan comes with 255 minutes of outgoing calls per day but does not have a data benefits. It is reportedly available throughout the country.
BSNL Rs 786 Pre-paid Plan
This prepaid plans of BSNL offer 786 outgoing calls per day and 30-GB of internet date with a validity of 90 days. The telco had previously released the same plan during the festival. Notably, this plan can be available in selected states such as Andhra Pradesh, Gujarat and Kerala.
BSNL Rs 18 Combo Data Plan
This combo plan of BSNL offers 1.8 GB of Internet date per day and comes with a two days validity. This is the smallest data plans of BSNL.
FAQs On BSNL Prepaid Plans
Q: What do freebies mean?
Ans: Freebies are nothing but the allowed call/data services offered free of cost for usage in prepaid or postpaid service for a limited period of time.
Q: Can I select a new number as per my choice for the above subscription?
Ans: Yes, you have an option to choose the desired SIM card numbers and activate them by approaching CSC or Retailer by subscribing to any of the above mentioned BSNL prepaid plans.
Q: Whether every BSNL recharge plan in the list are available in every state?
Ans: No, not all the above mentioned BSNL prepaid plans are available in every state of the country. With that in mind, along with the plan, we have mentioned which plan is available in which states.
Q: Why some of the BSNL prepaid plans are not available with Google Pay or other UPI?
Ans: Majority of the plans that we have mentioned above are corporate plans that are available in circles but some circle specific are not available in some UPSs. That’s the reason why some of the plans are nowhere to be seen at Google pay and other UPI.
Q. Are there separate recharges for validity and usage for BSNL?
Ans: BSNL has various plans that offer long validity and freebies with same validity but there are certain plans like Rs 429 /666 provides longer validity with a limited period of freebies time, so you can check the same before subscription.
Q: Is BSNL’s Incoming and Outgoing Free in Mumbai and Delhi?
Ans: Not only Delhi and Mumbai, majority of the BSNL prepaid plans offer unlimited incoming calls and outgoing calls, so just check the above tariff.
Q: Do all BSNL unlimited plans provide validity for 4G data and voice plan equally?
Ans: Yes, the mentioned freebies/plan offer validity in the table applicable for Voice, 4G data and SMS facilities.
Q: PORT IN customers will get BSNL free SIM in prepaid or not?
If you wish to shift your network to BSNL without changing your number, you will have to pay only Rs 20 for 4G SIM card. But, the majority of the circles are currently offering free SIM card to their new customers. What all you have to do is to recharge with any of the above mentioned BSNL FRC to get working with all facilities.
Q: Can we recharge BSNL plans through UPI payment App?
Ans: Yes, you can. Irrespective of whatever the plan you want, you can recharge using any of the UPI payment apps like Google Pay, Phone, PayTm and others. But, if any payment failure happens, you can approach to that authority only.
Q: How to check my plan validity in mobile itself?
Ans: In order to check the validity of your BSNL prepaid plan, what all you have to do is to dial *123#.
Q: Whether all these plans will show on BSNL quick recharge site?
Ans: Yes, when you enter your mobile number, circle and mail address, then your applicable BSNL new 3G / 4G prepaid plans will appear on your screen.
Q: Can I recharge these 4G plans from my existing balance?
Ans: Yes, you can recharge by dialling USSD code (shortcode) *444*<Amount># or by logging in to mobile self-care portal or by dialling *124# and selecting options.
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