Recruitment process is conducted by the Staff Selection Commission (SSC) for the aspirants who wants to pursue their career as constable in various posts such as BSF, CRPF, ITBP, CISF etc. Through SSC GD constable exam candidates are recruited in different Government Security Forces of the above posts. According to availability of the exams are conducted.
About SSC GD Constable
Staff Selection Commission General Duty, popularly known as SSC GD exam, a national level exam conducted by Staff Selection Commission for the recruitment of Constable and Rifleman in various forces.
In the recruitment process of forces of constable are 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), Secretariat Security Force (SSF) and for the Rifleman the post is Assam Rifles.
January 29: Result of SSC GD Constable for the region of Kerala was released in which 1274 male and 230 female candidates have passed.
January 22: Final result of 2018 of SSC GD Constable was released where 54,411 candidates has been recruited in various forces.
January 21: Final result of SSC GD Constable of 2018 has been postponed.
December 29: Tentative date for SSC GD Constable has been announced.
September 22: Notification of SSC GD 2021 exam will be released on 25th March and exam will be taken from August 2-25.
Highlights of SSC GD Exam at a glance
- Name of the Exam: SSC GD (Staff Selection Commission General Duty)
- Recruiting Agent: Staff Selection Commission
- Name of the Post: Constable Executive (Males and Females)
- Exam Level: National
- Stages of Selection Procedure: Computer-Based Test (CBE), Physical Efficiency Test (PET), Physical Standard Test (PST), Medical Exam
- Frequency of the Exam: Not Fixed
- Mode of Exam: Online
- Duration of the Exam: 90 minutes
- Language of Exam: English and Hindi
- Official Website: Click Here
Willing candidates of SSC GD Constable must check the eligibility criteria before fill the application up. There are certain eligibility criteria that every candidate must fulfil are:
- Age Limit: Age of the candidates must be in between 18-23 years. Relaxation of upper limit of age is available for SC, ST, OBC, Ex-Servicemen and other specified category decided by government.
- Nationality: Candidate must have nationality of India but in case of migrant candidate submission of domicile/ PRC against his/ her state/ UT is must.
- Educational Qualification: Candidates must complete their 10th from recognized board or university before proceeding application procedure. Relaxation of age for different categories are: SC/ ST- 5 years, OBC- 3 years, Ex-Servicemen- 3 years
Important Dates of SSC GD Constable Exam 2021
- Notification: Notification for SSC GD Constable exam 2021 will be published on 25th March.
- Process of Application: Process of application will be available on the official website of Staff Selection Commission from 25th to 10th May.
- Released of Admit Card: 2-3 weeks before exam
- Computer Based Exam: Exam will be conducted from August 2-25 for SSC GD Constable.
Please note that all the dates are tentative and are subject to change due to some emergency condition.
Stage-wise Selection Procedure of SSC GD Exam
If any candidate wants to get recruited in the SSC GD Constable, then they must face four stages are Computer-Based Examination (CBE), Physical Efficiency Test (PET), Physical Standard Test (PST) and medical examination. This stages are explained below:
Stage 1: Application Procedure
This is the first step for the selection of SSC GD Constable. You have to fill up the application form by visiting their website online. Here, you have to submit all the personal details such as candidate’s name, father’s name, date of birth, educational qualification. In the final step of application, candidates will be charged Rs. 100 if applicable.
Stage 2: Admit Card Issue
Candidates who have successfully completed the application procedure will be issued admit card before 2-3 week of the examination. You have to download the admit card by visiting their official website. To download admit card, you need to enter required login credentials. CRPF uploaded the admit cards for PET/PST and DME/RME.
Stage 3: Computer-Based Examination (CBE) of SSC GD Constable
Those candidates who have successfully completed their application and got the admit card are allowed to appear in the SSC GD Constable exam i.e. Computer-Based Exam (CBE). There are 100 MCQ questions carrying 1 mark for each question. There are four parts in question paper as General Intelligence and Reasoning, General Knowledge and General Awareness, Elementary Mathematics and English/Hindi. The level of the question is equivalent to 10th class.
Stage 4: Physical Efficiency Test (PET)/Physical Standard Test (PST)
According to the performance of the candidate in the CBE, candidates will be selected for the next stage i.e. Physical Efficiency Test (PET), Physical Standard Test (PST). The recruiting body like CRPFs conducted this tests at their various centres. At first physical fitness of the candidate is conducted followed by a race. At last a Bio-metric/ Technology aided test is conducted.
Race for male candidates is 5 km in 24 minutes and for female it is 1.6 km in 8 minutes 30 seconds.
Stage 5: Medical Test
After passing all the previous stages, now candidates have to face DME and RME if applicable which conducted by CRPFs.
Stage 6: Release of Final Merit List
Staff Selection Commission will release the final merit list along with their force allocation on official website. The final merit list is based on the overall performance of all stages.
Exam Pattern & Syllabus of SSC GD Constable
The Staff Selection Commission decides the exam pattern of SSC GD examination 2021. The candidates who are appearing for SSC GD exam must go through all the details regarding exam pattern. You can get the exam pattern easily from their official website.
If there are any changes in the exam pattern, it will be notified by Staff Selection Commission. Out of four stages of the examination, the first stage is Computer-Based Examination (CBE).
In this test, there are objective-type questions and multiple-choice questions in four sections are General Intelligence and Reasoning, General Knowledge and General Awareness, Elementary Mathematics, English/ Hindi. The total allotted time is 90 minutes.
- Part A- General Intelligence and Reasoning- Number of Questions is 25- Maximum marks is 25
- Part B- General Knowledge and General Awareness- Number of Questions is 25- Maximum marks is 25
- Part C- Elementary Mathematics- Number of Questions is 25- Maximum marks is 25
- Part D- English/ Hindi- Number of Questions is 25- Maximum marks is 25
General Intelligence & Reasoning: In this section questions are asked mainly from arithmetical reasoning, problem-solving, number series, analogies, coding-decoding and figures classification, etc.
General Awareness: Topic includes under this section are Scientific Research, Geography, General Polity, Culture, History, etc. For this section, you have to take preparation of Static GK.
Elementary Mathematics: Topics consists in this section are averages, decimals and fractions, mensuration, ratio and proportion, time and distance, etc.
English/Hindi: This section is different from other section and this section is given to test candidates’ grammatical and comprehension skills.
Preparation Tips for SSC GD Constable Exam
Candidates who wants to get job in different organizations, Ministries, & departments under the Government of India, they must take preparation for the examination of SSC GD Constable exam. The computer based online exam is based on the concepts different core subjects such as General Intelligence & reasoning, Quantitative Aptitude, General Knowledge, English language.
Aspired candidates for SSC GD Constable exam must follow some simple tips that are effective to take preparation.
- At the very earlier of your preparation go through the full syllabus in detail so that you have a solid concept about the topics included in the exam.
- Get previous years question papers to gain clear concept about question pattern and sections of the question paper.
- Arrange all the topics that are included in the syllabus according to their priority. If you analyze the previous year question papers, then you will find that there are some topics which is asked every year. Point out that topics and make a clear concept on those topics.
- After having a good concept about syllabus and exam pattern, you can now able to prepare a study plan for the preparation of SSC GD Constable exam.
- Prepare a study plan in such a way that you are able to revise all the topics on a regular basis.
- Get the required study materials from the recognized source. After completing every topic, you need to attempt online mock tests.
- Analyze your preparation regularly so that you can check the level of your preparation.
- If you find difficulties in your preparation, then you can take help form coaching centres, online portals, etc.
Nothing but hard work can help you to achieve you goal. Be confident and stay determinant, you will surely get success. Read all the details regarding exam from notification to merit list.
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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Q1. What are the stages for the recruitment of SSC GD Constable exam?
Ans: There are four stages for the recruitment of SSC GD Constable exam such as Computer-Based Examination (CBE), Physical Efficiency Test (PET), Physical Standard Test (PST) and medical examination.
Q2. What is the lower and upper age limit to appear in SSC GD Constable exam?
Ans: To appear in the SSC GD Constable exam, age of the candidate must be in between 18-23 years.
Q3. How much I have to pay as application fee?
Ans: You have to pay Rs. 100 as application fee for SSC GD Constable exam. But in case of women and SC/ST/ex-servicemen, candidates don’t need to pay any application fees.
Q4. What is the required educational qualification to appear in SSC GD Constable exam?
Ans: You must complete class 10th from a recognized board to appear in SSC GD Constable exam.
Q5. What is the average salary of a SSC GD Constable?
Ans: After the selection of candidates they get an average salary of Rs. 21,700 – 69,100.