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What is SSC GD Constable?

ssc online coaching SSC GD Constable is matriculate level exam which is conducted by Staff Selection Commission every year for the recruitment to the posts of Constable (General Duty) in Border Security Force (BSF), Central Industrial Security Force (CISF), Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF), Indo Tibetan Border Police (ITBP), Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB), National Investigation Agency (NIA) and Secretariat Security Force (SSF) and Rifleman (General Duty) in Assam Rifles as per the Recruitment Scheme formulated by the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA).

Students who have completed their matriculation or Class 10 and are between 18 to 23 years are able to apply for SSC GD constable exam. The selection process consist of Computer Based Examination (CBE), Physical Efficiency Test (PET), Physical Standard Test (PST) and Detailed Medical Examination (DME).

In this article, we are going to share all the relevant information related to SSC GD like important dates, eligibility criteria, the application process, exam pattern, syllabus, selection process, Various Posts in SSC GD, Post wise salary etc.

SSC GD Important Details

Name of recruitment exam Constables (GD) in Central Armed Police Forces (CAPFs), NIA & SSF and Rifleman (GD) in Assam Rifles (AR) Examination
Conducting authority SSC
Post name General Duty
Exam level National
Exam category Matriculation
Selection stages CBE, PET, PST and Medical Examination
Exam frequency Once in a year
Mode of exam Online
Exam language English and Hindi

SSC GD Important Dates

Events Dates
Notification Date July
Starting Date of Application Form August
Last Date to fill Application Form September
Admit Card Declaration January
Online Exam Date February to  March
Result Declaration June
SSC GD Physical Date August-September

SSC GD Eligibility Criteria

Education Qualifying:

To apply for GD Constable you must have a graduation degree or diploma or 10th Pass from a recognized board or government authorized educational institute.

Age Eligibility :

The minimum age to apply for GD Constable should be 18 years and maximum age should be 23 years. Candidates fulfilling the age limit can apply for GD Constable.

Age Relaxation:
Category Upper Age Relaxation
ST/SC/ Children and dependents of victims died in the 1984 riots OR communal riots of 2002 in Gujarat (GEN)/ Domiciled in the State of J&K during the period from 1st Jan 1980 to 31st Dec 1989 (GEN) 28
OBC/Ex-Servicemen (GEN) 26
Ex-Servicemen (OBC) 29
Ex-Servicemen (SC/ST)/ Domiciled in the State of J&K during the period from 01.01.1980 to 31.12.1989 (OBC)/ Children and dependents of victims died in the 1984 riots OR communal riots of 2002 in Gujarat (OBC) 31
Domiciled in the State of J&K during the period from 1st Jan 1980 to 31st Dec 1989 (SC/ST)/ Children and dependents of victims died in the 1984 riots OR communal riots of 2002 in Gujarat (SC/ST) 33
Physical Standard for SSC GD
Physical Standard Height Chest
Male 170 cms Expanded 80 cms
Female 157 cms NA

SSC GD Syllabus

English/Hindi General Awareness Elementary Mathematics General Intelligence and Reasoning
Comprehension Writing
Sentence Formation
Para Jumbles
Scientific Inventions Sports
Awards and Honors
Important Dates
Indian/World History
General Polity
Number System
Ratio and Proportions
Profit and Loss
Time and Distance
Time and Work
Fundamental Arithematic Operations
Spatial Visualization
Spatial Orientation
Visual Memory
Arithematical Reasoning
Verbal Reasoning
Non-Verbal Reasoning
Similarities and Differences
Recent Studies and Theories

SSC GD Exam Pattern

SSC GD Exam will be held in three main phases:

The test will be having multiple choice questions with four sections with 25 questions in each section. Each question will carry 1 mark. Wrong answers will be given a negative marking with as much as 0.25 marks for every error committed.

The detailed Exam Pattern for SSC GD 2019 Exam is given below:

For Written Examination

Part Subject No. of Questions Maximum Marks Exam Duration
A General Intelligence & Reasoning 25 25 90 Minutes
B General Knowledge & General Awareness 25 25  
C Elementary Mathematics 25 25  
D English/ Hindi 25 25  
  Total 100 100  

For Physical Efficiency Test (PET)

Physical Standard Required for SSC GD

Type For Male Candidates For Female Candidates
Race 5 Km in 24 minutes 1.6 Km in 8(1/2) minutes

For Physical Standard Test (PST)

Type For Male Candidates For Female Candidates
Height ( General ,SC & OBC) 170 157
Height ( ST ) 162.5 150
Type For Male Candidates For Female Candidates
Chest Expansion (General , SC & OBC) 80/ 5 N/A
Chest Expansion ( ST ) 76 / 5 N/A
Height and medical standards will be according to the gender they belong to.
Visual Acuity Unaided Uncorrected Visual Acuity
Near Vision Distant Vision
Better Eye Worse Eye Better Eye Worse Eye
Better Eye Worse Eye Better EyeWorse Eye Worse Eye
N6 N9 6 / 6 6 / 9


SSC GD Post Wise Salary

SSC GD post of Constable will have a pay scale of Rs.21700 to 69100 under 7th Pay Commission.

Name of the Designation at CAPF Departments Pay Scale Offered Grade Pay Offered
GD Constable/ Rifleman GD 21700- 69100 (PB – 1) Rs. 2000

SSC GD Selection Procedure

SSC GD constable selection process is based on below mentioned 3 major factors:

SSC GD Application Process & Fee

The application fee for SSC GD Exam is Rs. 100/- for General category candidates and those who belong to SC/ST/PWD category are not required to pay any application fee.

  • How to apply: Applications must be submitted only in online mode at only. The process of submitting applications for the said recruitment examination consists of two parts: (i) One-Time Registration and (ii) Filling of online Application Form.
  • Category Fees
    Male (General/ OBC) Rs. 100
    Female (All Category) No Fees
    SC/ST/Ex-Servicemen No Fees

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