SSC GD Constable Exam

SSC GD Constable 2021 Highlights

SSC (Staff Selection Commission) is known to be one of the highly reputed organizations which organizes various exams like SSC CGL, SSC CHSL, SSC MTS and many others. SSC GD Constable exam is conducted by SSC for recruitment 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 Secretarial Security Force (SSF) and Rifleman (General Duty) in Assam Rifles. The SSC GD Constable notification is expected soon, so let's check the details for this exam given below.

SSC Constables (GD) 2021 Highlights 

Conducting BodyStaff Selection Commission
Official Website http://ssc.nic.in/
Mode of SSC Constables (GD) Exam Online
SSC CGL Exam Phases 3 (CBE, PET / PST, Medical Examination)
SSC Constables (GD) Online Registration Opening Date To be notified later
SSC Constables (GD) Computer based Examination Date To be notified later
Time Duration Computer based Examination (1 hour 30 minutes)

SSC GD Constable Exam Notification 2021

SSC will release SSC GD Constable Exam Notification 2021 soon. The official SSC GD notification will have complete details related to the exam like Eligibility criteria, Exam Pattern, exam dates, and other details. The online registration will start once the notification of SSC GD is out. You are advised to fill the application form before the last date to avoid any last minute rush.

SSC GD Constable Exam Pattern 2021

Every year SSC conducts recruitment for the post of GD Constable, the stable and secured job to start your career. The entire SSC GD Constable recruitment process involves an online examination followed by a Physical Efficiency Test, Physical Standard Test and lastly a medical examination. All stages of the SSC GD Constable examination are mandatory and given below.

LevelExamination
Phase I Written Examination (Computer Based)
Phase II Physical Efficiency Test (PET)
Phase III Physical Standard Test (PST)
Phase IV Medical Test

SSC GD Constable Computer based Examination

SSC GD Constable exam is a computer based online exam. The SSC GD Constable exam consists of one objective type paper of 100 marks. The different sections included in the SSC Constable exam with the composition of marks and questions are mentioned below. Detailed SSC GD Constable exam pattern is mentioned below.

SubjectNumber of QuestionsMaximum MarksDuration/Time Allowed
General Intelligence and Reasoning 25 25 90 minutes
General Knowledge and General Awareness 25 25
Elementary Mathematics 25 25
English/ Hindi 25 25

SSC GD Constable Physical Efficiency Test (PET)

Based on the performance in the SSC Constable online exam, you will be shortlisted for PET/PST by the Commission. Physical Efficiency Test (PET) and Physical Standard Test (PST) will be conducted at various centres finalized by the CAPFs. Detailed scrutiny of eligibility/ documents will be undertaken so you are advised to verify your SSC GD eligibility as prescribed in the official SSC GD notification before appearing for CBE/PST/PET. The parameters for SSC GD Constable PET are mentioned below.

  • Physical Efficiency Test (PET)
 For Male CandidatesFor Female Candidates
Race 5 Kms in 24 minutes. 1.6 Kms in 8 ½ minutes
  • Physical Efficiency Test (PET): Ladakh Region
 For Male CandidatesFor Female Candidates
Race 1 Mile in 6 ½ minutes 800 meters in 4 minutes
  • Pregnancy at the time of PET will be considered a disqualification and pregnant female candidates shall be rejected at this stage.
  • The ex-serviceman shortlisted in SSC GD Constable online exam will have to appear in PET/PST stage for recording measurement of height, chest and weight only. PET will not be held for such candidates but you need to qualify for the medical exam.

SSC GD Constable Physical Standard Test (PST)

Physical height standards laid down for the post of SSC GD Constable / Rifleman are mentioned below.

HeightHeight (in cms)
MaleFemale
General, SC & OBC candidates (except those mentioned below) 170 157
Height Relaxations    
The minimum height for all the candidates belonging to Scheduled Tribes 162.5 150
The minimum height for all the Scheduled Tribe candidates hailing from the North-Eastern States of Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Sikkim & Tripura and Naxal/ Left Wing Extremism affected Districts 160 147.5
The Minimum height for the candidates falling in the categories of Garhwalis, Kumaonis, Dogras, Marathas and candidates belonging to the States of Assam, Himachal Pradesh and Jammu & Kashmir 165 155
The minimum height for the candidates hailing from North Eastern States of Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Sikkim and Tripura 162.5 152.5
The minimum height for the candidates hailing from Gorkha Territorial Administration (GTA) comprising of the three Sub-Division of Darjeeling District namely Darjeeling, Kalimpong and Kurseong and includes the following “Mouzas” Sub-Divisions of these Districts: (1) Lohargarh Tea Garden (2) Lohagarh Forest (3) Rangmohan (4) Barachenga (5) Panighata (6)Chota Adalpur (7) Paharu (8) Sukna Forest (9) Sukna Part-I (10) Pantapati Forest-1 (11) Mahanadi Forest (12) Champasari Forest (13) Salbari Chhatpart-II (14) Sitong Forest (13) Salbari Chhatpart- II (14) Sitong Forest (15) Sivoke Hill Forest (16) Sivoke Forest (17) Chhota Chenga (18) Nipania.   157 152.5

Physical chest standards laid down for the post of SSC GD Constable / Rifleman are mentioned below.

ChestChest (in cms: Unexpanded / Minimum expansion)
MaleFemale
General, SC & OBC male candidates (except those mentioned below) 80/5 N/A
Chest Relaxations    
The minimum chest for all male candidates belonging to the States of Assam, Himachal Pradesh and Jammu & Kashmir 78/5 N/A
The minimum chest for the candidates hailing from North Eastern States of Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Sikkim and Tripura and candidates hailing from Gorkha Territorial Administration (GTA) comprising of three Sub-Division of Darjeeling Districts; (1) Lohargarh Tea Garden (2) Lohagarh Forest (3) Rangmohan (4) Barachega (5) Panighata (6) Chota Adalpur (7) Paharu (8) Sukna Forest (9) Sukna Part-I (10) Pantapati Forest-1 (11) Mahanadi Forest (12) Champasari Forest (13) Salbari Chhatpart-II (14) Sitong Forest (15) Sivoke Hill Forest (16) Sivoke Forest (17) Chhota Chenga (18) Nipania. 77/5 N/A

Weight: For male and female candidates. Proportionate to height and age as per medical standards.

SSC GD Constable Medical Examination

After qualifying SSC GD Constable online exam, you will be shortlisted for PET/PST. If you clear SSC GD Constable PET/PST, you need to undergo a detailed medical examination (DME). You need to carry with you the following documents mentioned below for verification:

  • Matriculation/ Secondary Examination Certificate to prove age, name and educational qualification
  • Domicile Certificate/ Permanent Resident Certificate (PRC) issued by the competent authority
  • Certificate from serving defense personnel
  • Ex-Servicemen candidates regarding completion of engagement in Armed Forces
  • Caste-Certificate
  • Certificate from candidates who wish to avail relaxation in height/ chest measurement
  • Nativity/ Identity Certificate by West Pakistani Refugee

SSC GD Constable Syllabus 2021

Before starting your preparation for SSC GD Constable it is important that you are well versed with topics and the detailed syllabus for the SSC exam. A clear strategy for the SSC GD exam can only be made if you know the complete syllabus. Having a print out of the SSC GD Constable syllabus is one of the best ways to start your preparation. The detailed SSC GD Constable syllabus is mentioned below so that you have all the details in one place and do not have to wander.

SectionTopics
General Intelligence & Reasoning Analytical Aptitude, Principally of non-verbal, Analogies, Similarities and Differences, Spatial Visualization, Spatial Orientation, Visual Memory, Discrimination, Observation, Relationship Concepts, Arithmetical Reasoning, Figural Classification, Arithmetic Number Series, Non-Verbal Series, Coding and Decoding
General Knowledge and General Awareness General Awareness, Current Events, India and its neighboring countries, Sports, History, Culture, Geography, Economic Scene, General Polity, Indian Constitution, Scientific Research
Elementary Mathematics Number Systems, Computation of Whole Numbers, Decimals and Fractions, Relationship between Numbers, Fundamental Arithmetical Operations, Percentages, Ratio and Proportion, Averages, Interest, Profit and Loss, Discount, Mensuration, Time and Distance, Ratio, Time and Work
English/ Hindi Candidates’ ability to understand basic English/ Hindi and their basic comprehension would be tested.

SSC GD Constable Exam Dates 2021

SSC releases notification for General Duty (GD) examination every year. Exam dates for the examination process will be mentioned in the SSC GD Constable notification 2021. The SSC GD Exam is a one-day examination followed by a PET / PST and a medical verification. The SSC GD Constable exam calendar contains the application form starting and closure date, examination date, application fee payment date. All the relevant dates related to the exam are given below.

SSC GD Constable Exam Dates 2021

EventsTentative Dates
Release Date of SSC GD Constable To be notified later
SSC Constable (GD) Online Registration Opening Date To be notified later
SSC Constable (GD) Online Registration Closing Date To be notified later
Last Date to Pay Fee Through SBI Challan To be notified later
SSC Constable (GD) Computer based Examination Date To be notified later
Result Declaration To be notified later

SSC GD Constable Salary 2021

SSC GD Constable has very good opportunities for promotion depending upon your performance. The pay scale for SSC GD Constables will be from Rs 21700- Rs 69100. Further details are mentioned below. Any change in the SSC GD Constable salary will be updated as the SSC notification releases.

PostSalary
SSC GD Constable Pay Scale: Rs 21700- Rs 69100

SSC GD Constable Vacancy 2021

SSC announces vacancies for the post of General Duty(GD) Constable along with the notification. Any change in the number of vacancies is intimated through the website of the Commission i.e. www.ssc.nic.in. As the SSC GD Constable official notification is expected to be released soon, so we need to wait to know the exact number of vacancies. Till then you can check out the vacancy details for SSC GD Constable for the year 2018.

ForceMale SCMale STMale OBCMale URMale TOTALFemale SCFemale STFemale OBCFemale URFemale TOTALGRAND TOTAL
BSF 2351 1341 3267 7477 14436 412 235 575 1326 2548 16984
CISF 26 13 47 94 180 2 0 5 13 20 200
CRPF 3893 1586 4230 10263 19972 328 12 398 856 1594 21566
SSB 1041 610 1420 3450 6521 338 159 477 1051 2025 8546
ITBP 533 366 726 1882 3507 97 60 128 334 619 4126
AR 290 361 448 1212 2311 96 115 150 404 765 3076
NIA 0 1 2 5 8 0 0 0 0 0 8
SSF 38 47 75 212 372 10 7 18 40 75 447
TOTAL81724325102152459547307128358817514024764654953

SSC GD Constable Eligibility Criteria 2021

To apply for SSC GD Constable recruitment you should meet various eligibility criteria wrt the Education Qualification, Age, Nationality, No. of attempts permissible. To avoid any future disqualification, make sure that you are eligible for the post of SSC GD Constable on all fronts. The detailed eligibility criteria for SSC GD are mentioned below.

SSC GD Constable Education Qualification

To be eligible to apply for the SSC GD Constable exam you need to possess a matriculation degree or must be a 10th class pass from a recognized Board/ University. You need to possess this essential educational qualification as on the date mentioned in the SSC GD notification. Besides this, you must be a citizen of India. Further details are mentioned in the table below.

SSC GD Constable PostEducational Qualification
Constable (GD) Matriculation degree or must be a 10th class pass from a recognized Board/ University

SSC GD Constable Age Criteria

You must not be younger than 18 years and older than 23 years as on the date mentioned in the SSC GD exam notification. Ensure that you fulfill these age criteria before applying for SSC GD Constable notification 2021. Further details can be inferred from the table below.

SSC GD Constable PostAge Criteria
Constable (GD) 18-23 years

SSC GD Constable Age relaxation

SSC provides relaxation in age to certain categories in order to provide an additional advantage to some of the candidates belonging to a particular category. Categories included are SC/ST/OBC along with some other categories as mentioned below. The period of relaxation may vary in all categories. Refer to the table below for detailed insight on SSC GD Constable age relaxation.

Code NoCategoryAge Relaxation (Permissible Beyond the Upper Age Limit)
01 SC / ST 5 years
02 OBC 3 years
03 Ex-Servicemen 3 years after deduction of the military service rendered from the actual age as on the date of reckoning.
04 Children and dependent of victims killed in the 1984 riots or communal riots of 2002 in Gujarat (Unreserved) 5 years
05 Children and dependent of victims killed in the 1984 riots or communal riots of 2002 in Gujarat (OBC) 8 years
06 Children and dependent of victims killed in the 1984 riots or communal riots of 2002 in Gujarat (SC/ ST) 10 years
07 Candidates who had ordinarily been domiciled in the State of Jammu & Kashmir during the period from 1st Jan 1980 to 31st Dec 1989. 5 years

SSC GD Constable 2021: How to Apply Online

Lakhs of students apply to the SSC exam every year but incorrect information in the application form leads to the cancellation of the application form. So, it is wise to take utmost care while filling out the SSC GD Constable application form. To help you out, the step by step procedure is given below.

  • You need to visit the official website https://ssc.nic.in/ to fill the application form for the SSC GD Constable form
  • Click on the APPLY ONLINE link given on the official page
  • Click on the New Registration link for SSC GD Exam and fill in all the required details like name, DOB, email id, Mobile number 
  • A registration ID and password will be generated 
  • Login again with the login id (registration ID) and password provided to complete the registration process further
  • Upload photograph and signature as prescribed by SSC-
    • Photograph between 4KB and 12 KB with 100*120 pixels having a white or light colour background
    • The signature must be between 1KB and 12KB with a resolution between 40*60 pixels with blue or black ink
  • Preview the application form before final submit
  • Pay the application fee as per your category
  • Click on the final submit button to complete the registration process
  • Take a print out of the registration form for future use

SSC Constable (GD) Application Fee

After the successful completion of the SSC GD Constable application form, you need to fill in the application fees for the same. If you belong to the reserved category or if you are a woman, you are exempted from paying the examination fee. An application fee of rupees 100 will be charged after which the application process will be considered complete. The application fee for the SSC GD Constable is mentioned below.

CategoryApplication Fee
Women/SC/ST/Ex-serviceman No Fee
Others Rs. 100

SSC Constable (GD) Exam Centre

SSC assigns various exam centres in different cities to conduct the SSC GD online examination. SSC reserves the right to add/cancel any exam centre if any administrative need arises. While applying to the SSC exam 2021, you will have the option of choosing an examination centre. No request to change the centre will be entertained later, so you are advised to select the SSC GD Constable exam centre wisely. Following is the list of examination centres for the SSC exam.

Examination Centres & Centre CodeSSC Region and States/ UTs under the jurisdiction of the RegionAddress of the Regional Offices/ Website
Agra(3001), Allahabad(3003), Bareilly(3005), Gorakhpur(3007), Kanpur(3009), Lucknow(3010), Meerut(3011), Varanasi(3013), Bhagalpur(3201), Muzaffarpur(3205), Patna(3206) Central Region (CR) / Bihar and Uttar Pradesh Regional Director (CR), Staff Selection Commission, 21-23, Lowther Road, Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh-211002. (http://www.ssc-cr.org)
Gangtok(4001), Ranchi(4205), Barasat(4402), Berhampore (WB)(4403), Chinsurah (4405), Jalpaiguri(4408), Kolkata(4410), Malda(4412), Midnapur(4413), Siliguri(4415), Berhampore(Odisha) (4602), Bhubaneshwar(4604), Cuttack(4605), Keonjhargarh(4606), Sambalpur(4609), Port Blair (4802) Eastern Region (ER)/Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Jharkhand, Odisha, Sikkim and West Bengal Regional Director (ER), Staff Selection 8 Commission, 1st MSO Building,(8th Floor), 234/4, Acharya Jagadish Chandra Bose Road, Kolkata, West Bengal-700020 (www.sscer.org)
Bangalore(9001), Dharwar(9004), Gulbarga(9005), Mangalore(9008), Mysore(9009), Kochi(9204), Kozhikode(Calicut)(9206), Thiruvananthapuram(9211), Thrissur(9212) Karnataka, Kerala Region (KKR)/Lakshadweep, Karnataka and Kerala Regional Director (KKR), Staff Selection Commission, 1st Floor, “E” Wing, Kendriya Sadan, Koramangala, Bengaluru, Karnataka-560034 (www.ssckkr.kar.nic.in)
Bhopal(6001), Chindwara(6003), Guna(6004), Gwalior(6005), Indore(6006), Jabalpur(6007), Khandwa(6009), Ratlam(6011), Satna(6014), Sagar(6015), Ambikapur(6201), Bilaspur(6202), agdalpur(6203), Raipur(6204), Durg(6205) Madhya Pradesh Sub-Region (MPR)/Chhattisgarh and Madhya Pradesh Dy. Director (MPR), Staff Selection Commission, J-5, Anupam Nagar, Raipur, Chhattisgarh-492007 (www.sscmpr.org)
Itanagar(5001), Dibrugarh(5102), Guwahati(Dispur)(5105), Jorhat(5107), Silchar(5111), Kohima(5302), Shillong(5401), Imphal(5501), Churachandpur(5502), Ukhrul(5503), Agartala(5601), Aizwal(5701) North Eastern Region (NER)/ Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland and Tripura Regional Director (NER), Staff Selection Commission, Housefed Complex, Last Gate-Basistha Road, P. O. Assam Sachivalaya, Dispur, Guwahati, Assam-781006 (www.sscner.org.in)
Almora(2001), Dehradun(2002), Haldwani(2003), Srinagar (Uttarakhand)(2004), Haridwar(2005), Delhi(2201), Ajmer(2401), Alwar(2402), Bharatpur(2403), Bikaner(2404), Jaipur(2405), Jodhpur(2406), Kota(2407), Sriganganagar(2408), Udaipur(2409) Northern Region (NR)/NCT of Delhi, Rajasthan and Uttarakhand Regional Director (NR), Staff Selection Commission, Block No. 12, CGO Complex, Lodhi Road, New Delhi-110003 (www.sscnr.net.in)
Anantnag(1001), Baramula(1002), Jammu(1004), Leh(1005), Rajouri(1006), Srinagar(J&K)(1007), Kargil(1008), Dodda (1009), Hamirpur(1202), Shimla(1203), Bhathinda (1401), Jalandhar(1402), Patiala(1403), Amritsar(1404), Chandigarh(1601) North Western Sub- Region (NWR)/Chandigarh, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir and Punjab Dy. Director (NWR), Staff Selection Commission, Block No. 3, Ground Floor, Kendriya Sadan, Sector-9, Chandigarh- 160009 (www.sscnwr.org)
Guntur(8001), Kurnool(8003), Rajahmundry(8004), Tirupati(8006), Vishakhapatnam(8007), Vijaywada(8008), Chennai(8201), Coimbatore(8202), Madurai(8204), Tiruchirapalli(8206), Tirunelveli(8207), Puducherry(8401), Hyderabad(8601), Nizamabad(8602), Warangal(8603) Southern Region (SR)/Andhra Pradesh, Puducherry, Tamil Nadu and Telangana Regional Director (SR), Staff Selection Commission, 2nd Floor, EVK Sampath Building, DPI Campus, College Road, Chennai, Tamil Nadu-600006 (www.sscsr.gov.in)
Ahmedabad(7001), Vadodara(7002), Rajkot(7006), Surat(7007), Bhavnagar(7009), Kutch(7010), Amravati(7201), Aurangabad(7202), Kolhapur(7203), Mumbai(7204), Nagpur(7205), Nanded (7206), Nashik(7207), Pune(7208), Thane(7210), Bhandara(7211), Chandrapur(7212), Akola(7213), Jalgaon(7214), Ahmednagar(7215), Alibaug(7216), Panaji(7801) Western Region (WR)/ Dadra and Nagar Haveli, Daman and Diu, Goa, Gujarat and Maharashtra Regional Director (WR), Staff Selection Commission, 1st Floor, South Wing, Pratishtha Bhawan, 101, Maharshi Karve Road, Mumbai, Maharashtra-400020 (www.sscwr.net)

SSC GD Constable Admit Card 2021

The centre, venue address, date and time will be intimated in the respective call letter. You can download your call letter from the official website by entering your details i.e. Registration Number and Password/Date of Birth. No hard copy of the SSC GD Constable admit card will be sent by post/courier. Following steps need to be followed.

  • Visit the official website of SSC i.e. ssc.nic.in
  • Enter your Roll No./Registration ID and Date Of Birth/ Password
  • Select the city that you mentioned at the time of registration
  • Click on Search Now
SSC GD Constable Admit card (Regions wise)Download SSC GD Constable Admit CardApplication Status
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SSC GD Constable Previous Year Cut- Off (2018-19)

Knowing the previous years' cut-offs of any exams helps in planning a preparation strategy for the exam. The previous year cut-off for the SSC GD exam will help you in getting an idea about the difficulty level of the examination. Cut off is generally based on two things- the number of candidates applied for the posts and the difficulty level of the examination. You can check the SSC GD Constable previous year cut off from the table below.

Female candidates qualified against All-India vacancies (for SSF only)

CategoryCandidates AvailableCut-off Details
MarksPart-APart-BDate of Birth
(DD-MM-YYYY)
SC 100 72.02856 18 9 15-05-1997
ST 70 73.13578 21 15 04-11-1996
OBC 180 78.6228 23 19 05-03-1995
UR 400* 80.00602 20 13 15-08-1997

*Includes 30 SC, 5 ST and 188 OBC candidates provisionally qualified at UR standard.

Male candidates qualified against All-India vacancies (for NIA and SSF)

ForceCategoryCandidates AvailableCut-off Details
MarksPart-APart-BDate of Birth
(DD-MM-YYYY)
NIA ST 10 92.89068 23 19 21-10-1996
NIA ESM 10 75.62184 20 11 20-02-1982
NIA OBC 20 96.60053 23 19 15-07-1998
NIA UR 50* 96.9804 24 19 05-01-1999
SSF SC 380 83.33368 21 19 02-07-1996
SSF ST 470 80.52188 23 15 10-02-1994
SSF ESM 219 35.05948 11 6 01-03-1983
SSF OBC 750 88.34214 24 18 01-07-1993
SSF UR 2120# 88.42838 22 20 01-01-2000

*Includes 1 SC and 19 OBC candidates provisionally qualified at UR standard.

# Includes 54 SC, 38 ST and 901 OBC candidates provisionally qualified at UR standard.

SSC GD Constable Cut-Off 2018: Other Forces (State-wise Cut-Off)

 Force Name
General District AreaBorder District AreaNaxal/ Militancy Affected Area
Cut-Off for Male Click Here Click Here Click Here
Cut-Off for Female Click Here Click Here Click Here

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SSC GD Constable Books 2021

A good preparation primarily depends on the quality of study material and therefore you should make sure that you study from the useful books. There are various useful books available in the market for SSC GD Constable 2021 examination. Below is the table of the exam books you will need while preparing for the SSC GD Constable 2021 exam. 

SubjectBook NameAuthor / Publisher
General Intelligence & Reasoning A new approach to reasoning B.S. Sijwali
General Knowledge Lucent Lucent (Publication)
Arihant Manohar Pandey / Arihant (Publication)
Quantitative Aptitude SSC Mathematics 1999-2019 Rakesh Yadav
English Language Objective General English SP Bakshi


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