SSC GD Constable Recruitment Notification 2020-21: Check Exam Pattern, Eligibility & other details here

SSC is going to release the SSC GD Constable notification in March 2021, SSC has released the new exam calendar for different exams. Candidates have to wait for the notification of the SSC GD Constable as it is going to release in March 2021. SSC conducts the Ground Duty (GD) exam for the post of Constable in different Central Police Organizations. Candidates can go through this article to check eligibility criteria, exam pattern, syllabus, and all the important information regarding SSC GD Constable 2020.

SSC GD Constable Notification 2020

A lot of candidates are eagerly waiting for the SSC GD Constable 2020. After almost two years students got a ray of hope from SSC, as SSC has released the exam calendar for the 2020-21 exams. SSC has released the tentative dates for the SSC GD Constable Notification. SSC Constable 2020 Recruitment notice will release on 25th March 2020.

SSC GD Constable Recruitment Highlights 2021

Name of the recruitment exam SSC GD (Staff Selection Commission General Duty) 2021
Conducting body Staff Selection Commission
Post name Constable Executive (Males and Females)
Exam level National
Selection stages Computer-Based Test (CBE), Physical Efficiency Test (PET), Physical Standard Test (PST), Medical Exam [(Detailed Medical Exam (DME), Review Medical Exam)] 
Exam frequency Not fixed [based on the number of vacancies intimated by Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) or Delhi Police to SSC] 
Mode of exam Online
Exam language English and Hindi

SSC GD Constable Recruitment Important dates:

Events Dates
SSC GD Constable Notification Date 25th March 2021
Online Form submission Start 10th May 2021
Last Date to Submit Application 10th May 2021
Admit Card July 2021
Result Date 02nd to 25th August 2021

SSC GD Constable Recruitment 2020 Vacancy

SSC has released the SSC GD (Constables) 2020 exam in July 2020. Aspirants can visit the official website of SSC to know the latest exam pattern and other details.

Initially, SSC released a total of 54953 vacancies for the SSC GD Recruitment 2018. But now, in a new notification released by the SSC, it has increased the number of vacancies to 60210. The notice depicts Force wise consolidated vacancies for SSC GD. Let’s have a look at the Expected SSC GD 2018-19 Vacancies:

Below is the table for a detailed comparison between the previous and current vacancies for SSC GD Constable.

  Initial No. of Vacancies Updated Vacancy

(10th April 2019)

Updated Vacancy

(16th Dec 2019)

Male 47307 50066 50699
Female 7646 8307 9511
Total 54953 58373 60210

SSC GD Constable Recruitment Vacancy 2018-19

SSC GD Vacancies For Male Candidates: Updated Vacancy on 16th December 2019

Positions SC ST OBC GEN Updated Vacancy
BSF 2310 1371 3243 7512 14436
CISF 1064 754 1637 3811 7266
CRPF 2889 1011 2834 7035 13769
SSB 1406 805 1998 4722 8931
ITBP 411 310 597 1523 2841
AR 381 489 598 1608 3076
NIA 0 1 2 5 8
SSF 38 47 75 212 372
Total 8499 4788 10984 26428 50699

SSC GD Vacancies For Female Candidates: Updated Vacancy on 16th December 2019

Positions SC ST OBC GEN Updated Vacancy
BSF 419 239 574 1316 2548
CISF 117 82 177 431 807
CRPF 413 18 522 1102 2055
SSB 332 158 481 1054 2025
ITBP 72 50 104 275 501
AR 185 238 289 788 1500
NIA 0 0 0 0 0
SSF 10 7 18 40 75
Total 1548 792 2165 5006 9511

SSC GD Constable Recruitment 2020 Eligibility Criteria

Educational Qualification for SSC CGD :

Candidates who have to apply for GD Constable (BSF, CRPF, CISF, ITBP, SSF, SSB, NIA, and riflemen) should have passed 10th class or equivalent from the affiliated board.

SSC GD Age Limit: 

Candidates should be between 18 to 23 years to apply for the SSC GD 2020 Exam. Those who belong to reserved categories will have age relaxation benefits. The age limit will be calculated with reference to 01/08/2020.

S. No. Category Age Limit
1 OBC 26 years
2 ST/SC 28 years
3 Ex-Servicemen (GEN) 26 years
4 Ex-Servicemen (OBC) 29 years
5 Ex-Servicemen (SC/ST) 31 years
6 Domiciled in the State of Jammu & Kashmir during the period from 1st Jan 1980 to 31st Dec 1989 (GEN) 28 Years
7 Domiciled in the State of Jammu & Kashmir during the period from 1st Jan 1980 to 31st Dec 1989 (OBC) 31 Years
8 Domiciled in the State of Jammu & Kashmir during the period from 1st Jan 1980 to 31st Dec 1989 (SC/ST) 33 Years
9 Children and dependent of victims KILLED in the 1984 riots OR communal riots of 2002 in Gujarat (GEN) 28 years
10 Children and dependent of victims KILLED in the 1984 riots OR communal riots of 2002 in Gujarat (OBC) 31 years
11 Children and dependent of victims KILLED in the 1984 riots OR communal riots of 2002 in Gujarat (SC/ST) 33 years

SSC GD Constable Recruitment 2020 Exam Pattern 

SSC GD 2020 Exam will be held in four main phases:

  • Written examination (Computer Based)
  • Physical Efficiency Test (PET)
  • Physical Standard Test (PST)
  • Detailed Medical Test

The test will be having multiple choice questions with four sections with 25 questions in each section. Each question will carry 1 mark. There is no negative marking for the written test.

The detailed Exam Pattern for SSC GD 2020 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 2020

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 Eye Worse Eye Worse Eye
N6 N9 6 / 6 6 / 9

SSC GD Constable Recruitment 2020 Syllabus 

For effective SSC GD, 2020 Exam preparation candidates are required to know the detailed syllabus of SSC GD 2020.

Given below is the detailed syllabus of the SSC GD 2020 Exam:

English/Hindi English/Hindi Elementary Mathematics General Intelligence and Reasoning
Comprehension Writing

Sentence Formation

Para Jumbles

Synonyms-Antonyms

Scientific Inventions Sports

Awards and Honors

Important Dates

Culture

Geography

Economy

Indian/World History

General Polity

Number System

Percentages

Averages

Ratio and Proportions

Interests

Profit and Loss

Discount

Mensuration

Time and Distance

Time and Work

Fundamental Arithmetic Operations

Spatial Visualization

Spatial Orientation

Observation

Visual Memory

Arithmetical Reasoning

Verbal Reasoning

Non-Verbal Reasoning

Analogies

Coding-Decoding

Similarities and Differences

Recent Studies and Theories

SSC GD Constable Recruitment 2020 Salary

Salary Structure and Allowances of GD Constable

SSC GD post of Constable will have a pay scale of Rs.21700 to 69100 under the 7th Pay Commission. SSC GD Constable Salary is detail is given below,

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

Hypothetical Salary Slip of  GD Constable appointed at CAPF Department:

Salary of GD Constable under Grade Pay Rs.2000 (PB-1)
Monthly Earnings Total Amount (Rs.) Permissible Deductions  

Deducted Amount (Rs.)

Basic 21700 CGHS 125
Transportation Allowance

(City – A1)

1224

(1200 + 24)

CGEGIS 30
House Rent Allowance

(City – X)

2538 Pension Contribution 2214
Dearness Allowance 434    
Total Earnings 25896 Total Deductions 2369
Net Earnings 23527  

Besides the Basic Pay, a Constable (GD) is offered various benefits and allowance as mentioned below:

  1. Dearness Allowance (DA)
  2. Transportation Allowance
  3. House Rent Allowance (HRA)
  4. Medical Facilities
  5. Pension Schemes
  6. Gratuity
  7. Annual Paid Leaves

SSC GD Constable Promotion Policy 

After a span of a few years, the SSC GD constable gets a chance to be promoted to the post of Constable (GD). The appointment will be under a separate CAPF Department. The time period varies from department to department. Sometimes the candidates have to undergo a departmental exam for promotion while other times the number of years of experience counts.

SSC GD Constable Recruitment Test Series 

Now Ensure Success in SSC GD 2020, if your target is the SSC GD exam, then start practicing on the SSC GD test series. Do not miss to practice on topic wise/Chapter wise and speed test to evaluate your performance, which helps you track and build your speed.

SSC GD Constable Recruitment Pre – Exam Training

At times SSC organizes Pre-exam training to facilitate the students belonging to the reserved categories like SC/ST/OBC/others.  It is provided free of cost but the TA and DA are not paid, these expenses are borne by the candidates.

SSC GD Constable Recruitment Interview Details

 There is no interview procedure for the SSC GD Constable Exam.

SSC GD Constable Recruitment 2020 Application Fee

The application fee for SSC GD 2020 Exam is Rs. 100/- for General and OBC category candidates and those who belong to SC/ST/PWD category and female candidates are not required to pay any application fee.

SSC GD Constable Recruitment 2020 Selection Process

The release of SSC GD 2020 notification is the start of the recruitment process of the SSC GD posts. Candidates can apply for SSC GD 2020 Exam online by visiting on the page for the latest updates regarding the recruitment process and other related details of the SSC GD 2020 Exam.

SSC GD Constable 2020 Admit Card 

After the application process is completed then the date of the admit card for SSC GD 2019 will be released. The Admit Card can be downloaded by visiting the official site. The link for the same will be provided in the due course. Be connected with our page for regular updates.

SSC GD Constable 2020 Result 

SSC GD 2020 Result will be declared independently for Physical Test/Medical test, Written Test, and the Computer Proficiency Test. Candidates can verify their results subsequently after the conduct of the exam. The result declaration date will be notified by SSC in the due course.

SSC GD Constable 2018: Result Out

Staff Selection Commission has finally released the list of selected candidates for the Detailed Medical Examination. Candidates who appeared in the SSC GD Constable PST/PET 2018 can check the SSC GD Constable Revised Result 2018 on the official website of SSC.

According to the revised result notice, all those candidates who were selected for PST/PST have been considered for DME. The commission will shortly communicate the exact date of the Detailed Medical Test.

SSC GD Constable Previous Year Exam Analysis

Here is a detailed SSC GD Constable Exam Analysis

Good Score
General Intelligence and Reasoning 20-22
General Knowledge and Awareness 16-20
Elementary Mathematics 18-20
English 16-18
Section Wise SSC GD Analysis
General Intelligence and Reasoning

Level: Easy

Breakdown of Topics: Syllogism – 1, Matrix – 1, Blood Relation – 1, Non-Verbal Image – 1, Odd one out – 2 to 3, Coding-Decoding – 4 to 5, Direction Sense Test – 1, Analogy – 4, Series – 6, Miscellaneous – 9

General Knowledge

Level: Moderate

Breakdown of Topics: Sports – 2 to 3, Polity – 1 to 2, Economic – 1 to 2, Geography – 3 to 4, Culture – 1 to 2, History – 2 to 3, Science – 6 to 7

Elementary Mathematics

Level: Easy to Moderate

Breakdown of Topics: SI, CI & Profit/Loss – 6, Mensuration – 1, Trigonometry – 1, Algebra – 2 to 3, Time and Work/Pipe and Cistern – 2 to 3, Geometry – 2, Speed and Distance – 1, Average and Percentage – 1, DI – 5.

English

Level: Easy to Moderate

Breakdown of Topics: Sentence Improvement – 3, Error Detection – 3 to 4, Antonym/Synonym – 3, Idioms & Phrases – 3, One-word Substitution – 2, Spelling Check – 2, Para Jumble – 2, Cloze Test – 4 to 5.

SSC GD Constable 2020 Online Exam –  Things to remember 

  1. SSC GD Exam is conducted in Online Mode all over India.
  2. Questions are asked in MCQ format and all the questions are compulsory to attempt.
  3. Each question carry one mark each
  4. The exam was conducted bilingually i.e. in both English and Hindi Medium.
  5. SSC GD Exam does not follow negative marking.
  6. Normalization of marks will be done while deciding the minimum qualifying marks for the examinees.
  7. Remember to carry at least one original Photo ID such as Voter’s ID, Aadhaar Card, Driving License, ID Cards issued by the Government or other Offices where the candidates may be working.
  8. Those who will not carry ID Cards will not be allowed to enter the examination hall.
  9. Candidates must carry the latest two (2) passport size photographs to affix it in the official copy of the Admit Card in the presence of officials/ Invigilators at the time of Computer Based Examination, PST/ PET, and DME/ RME if required.
  10. Candidates will provide rough paper and pen by the examination center.
  11. Candidates are not allowed to leave the examination hall/room before the time scheduled for the test.

SSC GD 2020 Cut-Off 

SSC GD Cut-Off 2019 will be announced immediately after the result has been declared. To get a reasonable idea of the Cut off for SSC GD 2019, it is advisable to have a glance at the previous year’s cut-off for SSC GD Exam:

State Wise Cut Off 2018 (Male Candidate)

State Code STATE/UTs CUT-OFF
GEN OBC SC ST Ex.S
1 Andaman & Nicobar 36 33 * * 35
2 Andhra Pradesh 49 45 33 42 35
3 Arunachal Pradesh 35 33 33 33 35
4 Assam 44 38 37 40 35
5 Bihar 75 72 58 70 35
6 Chandigarh 54 46 41 * 35
7 Chhattisgarh 52 50 50 48 35
8 Dadar & Nagar Haveli 35 * * 35 35
9 Daman & Diu 37 37 * * 35
10 Delhi 68 62 60 56 35
11 Goa 35 33 * * 35
12 Gujarat 46 39 38 40 35
13 Haryana 80 77 70 * 35
14 Himachal Pradesh 66 60 60 62 35
15 Jammu & Kashmir 43 33 40 35 35
16 Jharkhand 62 58 40 54 35
17 Karnataka 42 36 33 39 35
18 Kerala 35 33 33 33 35
19 Lakshadweep 32 * * * 35
20 Madhya Pradesh 67 64 57 54 35
21 Maharashtra 55 49 47 47 35
22 Manipur 43 37 37 34 35
23 Meghalaya 35 33 33 33 35
24 Mizoram 35 33 33 33 35
25 Nagaland 44 33 33 33 35
26 Orissa 46 43 33 41 35
27 Pondicherry 35 33 33 * 35
28 Punjab 54 48 48 * 35
29 Rajasthan 78 76 68 71 35
30 Sikkim 35 33 * 33 35
31 Tamil Nadu 35 33 33 33 35
32 Telangana 46 40 33 44 35
33 Tripura 42 41 37 33 35
34 Uttar Pradesh 77 74 66 68 35
35 Uttarakhand 67 63 60 65 35
36 West Bengal 53 45 45 46 35

State Wise Cut Off 2018 (Female Candidate)

State Code STATE/UTs CUT-OFF
GEN OBC SC ST Ex.S
1 Andaman & Nicobar 48 * * * 35
2 Andhra Pradesh 35 33 33 33 35
3 Arunachal Pradesh 35 33 33 33 35
4 Assam 35 33 33 33 35
5 Bihar 55 49 66 52 35
6 Chandigarh 51 47 * * 35
7 Chhattisgarh 51 49 44 47 35
8 Dadar & Nagar Haveli * * * * *
9 Daman & Diu * * * * *
10 Delhi 60 53 52 49 35
11 Goa 35 33 * * 35
12 Gujarat 38 33 33 35 35
13 Haryana 70 67 58 * 35
14 Himachal Pradesh 62 57 54 54 35
15 Jammu & Kashmir 35 33 33 33 35
16 Jharkhand 52 46 33 50 35
17 Karnataka 35 33 33 33 35
18 Kerala 35 33 33 35 35
19 Lakshadweep * * * * *
20 Madhya Pradesh 58 54 48 50 35
21 Maharashtra 45 37 39 39 35
22 Manipur 42 36 * 39 35
23 Meghalaya 35 33 * 33 35
24 Mizoram 35 * * 33 35
25 Nagaland 35 * * 33 35
26 Orissa 41 38 33 38 35
27 Pondicherry 35 33 * * 35
28 Punjab 53 48 49 * 35
29 Rajasthan 66 64 54 58 35
30 Sikkim 35 * 33 33 35
31 Tamil Nadu 35 33 33 33 35
32 Telangana 35 33 33 33 35
33 Tripura 35 * 33 33 35
34 Uttar Pradesh 65 62 55 53 35
35 Uttarakhand 56 53 49 55 35
36 West Bengal 43 36 37 40 35

SSC GD FAQs

Q. What are the posts in SSC GD Recruitment?

A. The post is General Duty (GD) Constable under CAPF divisions such as BSF, CRPF, CISF, ITBP, and Rifleman.

Q. What is the age eligibility criterion for SSC GD Constable Recruitment?

A. The minimum age limit for SSC GD Examination is 18 years and the maximum age limit is 23 years as on the date of application.

Q. What is the minimum qualification that a candidate must have before applying for the SSC GD Recruitment?

A. Aspirants of the SSC GD exam must hold the essential educational qualification as on the date specified in the official notification. For the last SSC GD examination, the minimum academic qualification required was a Matriculation certificate from a recognized Board or National Apprenticeship Certificate (NAC) granted by NCVT.

Q. How many examination centers do I have to choose while filling the application form for SSC GD Constable Recruitment 2020?

A. Candidates have to choose three centers while filling the application form for SSC GD constable 2020.

Q. Is there negative marking in SSC GD Constable 2020?

A. No. There won’t be any negative marking for incorrect answers in SSC GD constable 2020.

Q. What is the pay scale offered to candidates who clear the SSC GD exam?

A. The SSC GD salary offered to a candidate who qualifies SSC constable (GD) after the 7th Pay Commission is around 21700 to 69100 rupees.

Q. Are there any restrictions for attempts to be taken for SSC GD Constable Recruitment?

A. No, one can apply as many times but before the maximum age limit of the examination set by SSC.

Q. What is the Selection Process of the SSC GD Constable online examination?

A. The examination is held in four tiers; Tier I, Tier II, Tier III, and Tier IV as follows:

  • Written Examination
  • Physical Efficiency Test
  • Physical Standard test
  • Medical Test

Q. What is SSC GD Salary?

A. The salary of SSC GD Constable is Rs 21700-69100 after the 7th pay commission.

Q. What is the time duration of the SSC GD Constable Exam?

A. The exam will take place for 90 minutes.

Q. What is the Physical Efficiency for Male Candidates?

A. There will be a race of 5 km which male candidates have to finish in 24 minutes.

Q. What is the Full form of GD in SSC GD Constable?

A. The full form of GD is General Duty.

Q. How many attempts are there for GD Constable?

A. Candidates can appear as many times as they want to for GD Constable, however, they need to fulfill the age limit and educational criteria.

Q. What is the application fee for GD Constable Exam?

A. Except for SC/ST/PwD/Women candidates, the remaining candidates have to pay Rs 100/- as the SSC GD Constable Application Fee.