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Staff Selection Commission (SSC) is inviting applications for 26146 vacancies for Constable GD from the eligible candidates from 24 November to 31 December. The application correction window will be opened from 04 to 06 Jan 2024.

SSC GD Constable Vacancy 2024




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The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) conducts recruitment for the post of Constable (General Duty) in various paramilitary forces and armed forces of the Indian Government. The SSC Constable GD exam is conducted annually to select eligible candidates for various posts in BSF, CRPF, CISF, ITBP, SSB, NCA, SSF and Assam Rifles.

Important Dates

Here are the important dates (Based on Previous notification) :

Dates for submission of online applications

24-11-2023 to 31-12-2023

Last date and time for receipt of online applications

31-12-2023 (23:00)

Last date and time for generation of offline Challan


Last date and time for making online fee payment

01-01-2024 (23:00)

Schedule of Computer Based Examination

February-March, 2024

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Selection Process

The recruitment process will consist of Computer Based Examination (CBE), Physical Efficiency Test (PET), Physical Standard Test (PST), Medical Examination (DME/ RME) and Document Verification.

Eligibility Criteria

The eligibility criteria for SSC Constable (GD) are as follows:


As per SSC Constable GD, the candidates must have passed Matriculation or 10th Class Examination from a recognized Board/ University.

Age Limit

18-23 years (As on 01-01-2024)

Syllabus & Exam Pattern

The exam pattern of SSC Constable (GD) recruitment.

Computer Based Examination:



Number of Questions

Maximum Marks

Duration/ Time Allowed


General Intelligence and Reasoning



60 minutes


General Knowledge and General Awareness




Elementary Mathematics




English/ Hindi



  • All questions will be of Objective Multiple-Choice Type.
  • The computer-based examination will be conducted in English and Hindi only.
  • There will be negative marking of 0.50 marks for each wrong answer.
  • The dates of examinations will be informed to candidates only through the website of the Commission.
  • The exam will be conducted for 160 marks.
  • The total number of questions is 80.
  • The candidate’s ability to understand basic English and its basic comprehension would be tested. Whether you can choose to appear in English or Hindi language.

Physical Efficiency Test (PET): Candidates have to clear the race within the following time limits:







5 Kms in 24 minutes.

1.6 Kms in 8 ½ minutes

For candidates other than those belonging to Ladakh Region.

1.6 Kms in 6 ½ minutes

800 metres in 4 minutes

For candidates of Ladakh Region.

Physical Standard Test (PST): Physical Standards for the posts are as follows:





170 cm

157 cms


Un-expanded: 80 cms
Minimum expansion: 5 cms

Not required


Proportionate to height and age as per medical standards.

Medical Examination
Principle points in medical examination of recruits. In the inspection of candidates the principle points to be attended to, are as under that:

  • the candidate is sufficiently intelligent (Any defect may be observed during the examination).
  • his bearing is good and that there is no sign of disease of ear, nose and throat.
  • his vision with either eye is up to the required standard, his eyes are bright, clear and with no obvious squint, nystagmus or other abnormality. Movement of eye balls should be full and free in all directions.
  • his speech is without impediment.
  • he has no glandular swelling.
  • his chest is well formed, and that his heart and lungs are sound.
  • his limbs are well formed and fully developed.
  • there is free and perfect action of all the joints.
  • his feet and toes are well formed.
  • he has no congenital malformation or defects.
  • he does not bear traces of previous acute or chronic diseases pointing to an impaired constitution.
  • he possesses sufficient number of sound teeth for efficient mastication.
  • he has no disease of the genitor-urinary tract.


The Syllabus for SSC Constable GD :-

General Intelligence and Reasoning: Analytical aptitude and ability to observe and distinguish patterns will be tested through questions principally of non-verbal type. This component may include questions on 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: Questions in this component will be aimed at testing the candidate’s general awareness of the environment around him. Questions will also be designed to test knowledge of current events and of such matters of every day observations and experience in their scientific aspect as may be expected of any educated person. The test will also include questions relating to India and its neighboring countries especially pertaining to sports, History, Culture, Geography, Economic Scene, General Polity, Indian Constitution and Scientific Research etc. These Questions will be such that they do not require a special study of any discipline.

Elementary Mathematics: This paper will include questions on problems relating to 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 his basic comprehension would be tested.

Exam Analysis

As per the review obtained from students, the level of the SSC GD exam was easy to moderate. A total of 80 questions were asked to be attempted in 60 minutes.

Based on Jan 2023 Exam

Examination Section

No. of Questions

Good Attempts

General Intelligence and Reasoning



General Knowledge and General Awareness



Elementary Mathematics









Admit Card

To download the SSC Constable GD Admit Card, you can follow the below steps:

  • Visit the official website of the Staff Selection Commission (SSC) at ssc.nic.in.
  • Click on the "Admit Card" tab on the homepage.
  • Select the region you have applied for.
  • Enter your registration number/roll number and date of birth/password in the required fields.
  • Click on the "Submit" button.
  • Your SSC Constable GD Admit Card will appear on the screen.
  • Download and take a printout of the admit card for future reference.

Note: Make sure to check all the details mentioned on the admit card such as your name, registration number, exam center, date, and time of the exam. If you find any discrepancy in the admit card, immediately contact the SSC regional office for necessary corrections.


The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) releases the SSC GD Result on its official website after conducting the exam. The SSC GD Result will be announced in various stages such as computer-based test, physical efficiency test and medical examination.

To check the SSC GD Result, you can follow the below steps:

  • Visit the official website of the Staff Selection Commission (SSC) at ssc.nic.in.
  • Click on the "Result" tab on the homepage.
  • Select the SSC GD exam from the list of exams.
  • The result will be available in the form of a PDF file.
  • You can search for your roll number in the PDF file to know your result.
  • If your roll number is present in the PDF file, it means you have qualified for the next stage of the exam.

Cut Off

The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) releases the SSC GD Constable Cut Off marks along with the result. The cut off marks are released separately for different categories such as General, OBC, SC, ST and EWS.
Here are the expected SSC GD Constable Cut Off marks for the Previous year :


Expected Cut Off Marks (out of 100)





All other categories


Answer Key

Tentative Answer Keys of the Computer Based Examination will be placed on the website of the Commission after the Examination. Candidates may go through the Answer Keys and submit online representations, if any, within the stipulated time limit on payment of Rs 100/- per question. Representations received through any other mode e.g. letter, application, email etc. will not be entertained. Representations regarding the Answer Keys will be scrutinized before finalizing the Answer Keys and the decision of the Commission in this regard will be final.

Preparation Tips

Here are some tips on How to prepare for SSC Constable GD exam:

Understand the Exam Pattern: Before starting your preparation, understand the exam pattern and syllabus of the SSC Constable GD exam. This will help you in planning your preparation strategy.

Make a Study Plan: Prepare a study plan that includes a proper timetable, subject-wise preparation, revision and mock tests. This will help you in covering the entire syllabus and in a systematic manner.

Improve your General Knowledge: The SSC Constable GD exam includes questions from General Awareness, General Knowledge and Current Affairs. Read newspapers, magazines and other relevant study material to improve your general knowledge.

Practice Previous Year Question Papers: Practice solving previous year question papers and mock tests. This will help you in understanding the exam pattern and in improving your time management skills.

Improve your Physical Fitness: The SSC Constable GD exam also includes a physical efficiency test. Improve your physical fitness by exercising regularly, doing running, jumping and other physical activities.

Focus on your Weak Areas: Identify your weak areas and focus on improving them. Seek help from mentors or teachers if required.

Stay Motivated: Stay motivated throughout your preparation by setting small achievable goals, rewarding yourself and visualizing success.

Apply Online

  • Applications must be submitted in online mode at the official website of the Commission i.e. https://ssc.nic.in.
  • In the online Application Form, candidates are required to upload the scanned color passport size photograph in JPEG format (20 KB to 50 KB). The photograph should not be more than three months old from the date of publication of the Notice of Examination. Image dimension of the photograph should be about 3.5 cm (width) x 4.5 cm (height). The photograph should be without cap, spectacles and frontal view of the face should be visible.
  • Last date and time for submission of online applications is 30-11-2022 (23:00).
  • Before submission of the online application, candidates must check that they have filled correct details in each field of the form. After submission of the online application form, no change/ correction/ modification will be allowed under any circumstances. Requests received in this regard in any form like Post, Fax, Email, by hand etc. shall not be entertained.


What is SSC Constable GD?
SSC Constable GD is a recruitment exam conducted by the Staff Selection Commission to recruit candidates for the post of Constable (General Duty) in various paramilitary forces and armed forces of the Indian Government.

How can I prepare for SSC Constable GD?
Candidates can prepare for SSC Constable GD by following the exam pattern and syllabus, practicing previous year question papers and mock tests and staying updated with the latest current affairs.

What is the pay scale for SSC Constable GD?
Pay Level–1(Rs.18,000 to 56,900) for the post of Sepoy in NCB and Pay Level-3 (Rs. 21,700-69,100) for all others posts.

When will the SSC Constable GD exam be conducted?
The dates for the SSC Constable GD exam are not yet announced. Keep checking the official website of the Staff Selection Commission for updates.

What is the application fee for the SSC Constable GD exam?
The application fee for the SSC Constable GD exam is Rs. 100. However, women candidates and candidates belonging to reserved categories are exempted from paying the application fee.

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