SSC GD Constable 2021,Notification date 25 March

SSC Constable GD Notification to be out on March 25. A good number of SSC Constable (GD) vacancies is expected this year.Further details

The SSC Constable (GD) notification 2021 will be released as per the previously issued exam calendar. Staff Selection Exam (SSC) conducts the General Duty (GD) constable in the Central Armed Police forces (CAPF). Both males and females can

The recruitment for the post of (GD) Constable is done for the following Central Armed Forces.

  • Border Security Force        
  • Central Industrial Security Force
  • Central Reserve Police Force
  • Indo Tibetan Border Police
  • Sashastra Seema Bal        
  • National Investigation Agency
  • Secretariat Security Force

In the previous SSC GD Constable notification, the position of Rifleman was advertised for the Assam Rifles only.

The SSC GD Constable Eligibility criteria will be defined in the official notification. As per the previous notification, the age criteria for the SSC GD constable exam is 18-23 years.

For applying in the SSC GD Constable Exam 2021, the candidates must be a citizen of India. The educational qualification required for the SSC GD Constable Exam is Matriculation passed from any recognised board. The candidates appearing in class X will not be eligible to appear in Class X.

SSC GD Constable 2021 Apply Online

SSC GD constable exam is a three-stage exam comprising the online written test, Physical efficiency and Standard Test and Medical Exam and document verification. The SSC GD 2021 CBT will have 100 questions. The candidates need to solve the question paper in two hours

The candidates declared qualified in the CBT will be called for the Physical Efficiency/ Standard Test (PET/PST). Every year, the ministry of Home designate one authority to conduct the Physical examination. After the Physical and Medical test, the candidates are called for the document verification and the result is declared. The selected candidates are allocated to a particular force for an appointment.

Number of SeatsAgeQualificationNumber Of QuestionsTests Need
6000018/23Matriculation passed100Physical & Medical
SectionsQuestionsMaximum marks
Part A – General Intelligence and Reasoning2525
Part B – General Knowledge and General Awareness2525
Part C – Elementary Mathematics2525
Part D- English/Hindi2525

SSC GD Constable Exam Pattern for PET & PST

Based on the performance in CBT, candidates are shortlisted for PET/PST by SSC. During PET/ PST, candidates are assed on height parameters. Those qualifying the same will have to undergo PET (race) followed by biometric/ technology aided identification.

Physical Efficiency Test (PET)

For Male candidatesFor Female candidates
Race5 Kms in 24 minutes1.6 Kms in 8 ½ minutes

For candidates of Ladakh Region

For Male candidatesFor Female candidates
Race1 Mile in 6 ½ minutes800 metres in 4 minutes

SSC GD Constable 2021 Syllabus

General Intelligence & Reasoning

Questions in this section are basically asked from analogies, similarities and differences, spatial visualization, spatial orientation, visual memory, discrimination, observation, relationship concepts, arithmetical reasoning and figural classification, arithmetic number series, non- verbal series, coding and decoding, etc.

General Knowledge and General Awareness

This section aims to test a candidate’s general awareness. Questions are designed to test candidate’s knowledge of current events.

Elementary Mathematics

This paper will include questions on Number Systems, Computation of Whole Numbers, Decimals and Fractions and relationship between Numbers, Fundamental arithmetical operations, Percentages, Ratio and Proportion, Averages, Interest, Profit and Loss, Discount, Mensuration, Time and Distance, Ratio and Time, Time and Work, etc.

English/ Hindi:
 Candidates’ ability to understand basic English/ Hindi and comprehension are tested

SSC GD Exam Pattern FAQs

Q: Who prescribes SSC GD exam pattern?

A: The Staff Selection Commission prescribes SSC GD exam pattern.

Q: In how many stages is SSC GD exam held?

A: SSC GD exam is held in three stages – CBE, PET/PST and DME / RME.

Q: Is it mandatory to appear for all stages of SSC GD exam?

A: Yes, it is mandatory to appear for all the stages of SSC GD exam.

Q: How many questions are asked in SSC GD CBE?

A: Total 100 questions are asked in SSC GD CBE.

Q: What type of questions are asked in SSC GD CBE?

A: Objective-type multiple-choice questions are asked in SSC GD CBE.

Q: What is the weightage of CBE exam?

A: CBE exam holds a weightage of 100 marks.

Q: What is the duration of SSC GD CBE?

A: Candidates need to complete the SSC GD CBE exam in a duration of 90 minutes.

Q: Is there negative marking in SSC GD exam?

A: No, there is no negative marking SSC GD CBE exam. 

Q: In which mode is SSC GD exam conducted?

A: CBE of SSC GD exam is conducted in online mode.

Q: From which sections are questions asked in SSC GD exam?

A: In SSC GD CBE, questions are asked from four sections – General Intelligence and Reasoning, General Knowledge and General Awareness, Elementary Mathematics and English/Hindi.

Q: In which language is SSC GD question paper set?

A: SSC GD exam paper is set in both English and Hindi languages.

General Intelligence & Reasoning
General Knowledge & General Awareness
Elementary Mathematics
English/ Hindi

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