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 2021
A lot of candidates are eagerly waiting for the SSC GD Constable 2021. After almost two years students got a ray of hope from SSC, as SSC has released the exam calendar for the 2021 exams. SSC has released the tentative dates for the SSC GD Constable Notification. SSC Constable 2021 Recruitment notice will release on 25th March 2021.
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)|
|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:
|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 2021 Vacancy
SSC has released the SSC GD (Constables) 2021 exam in July 2021. 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)
(16th Dec 2019)
SSC GD Constable Recruitment Vacancy 2018-19
SSC GD Vacancies For Male Candidates: Updated Vacancy on 16th December 2019
SSC GD Vacancies For Female Candidates: Updated Vacancy on 16th December 2019
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|
|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 2021 Exam Pattern
SSC GD 2021 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 2021 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|
For Physical Efficiency Test (PET)
Physical Standard Required for SSC GD 2021
|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 2021 Syllabus
For effective SSC GD, 2021 Exam preparation candidates are required to know the detailed syllabus of SSC GD 2021.
Given below is the detailed syllabus of the SSC GD 2021 Exam:
|English/Hindi||English/Hindi||Elementary Mathematics||General Intelligence and Reasoning|
|Scientific Inventions Sports
Awards and Honors
Ratio and Proportions
Profit and Loss
Time and Distance
Time and Work
Fundamental Arithmetic Operations
Similarities and Differences
Recent Studies and Theories
SSC GD Constable Recruitment 2021 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.)
(City – A1)
(1200 + 24)
|House Rent Allowance
(City – X)
|Total Earnings||25896||Total Deductions||2369|
Besides the Basic Pay, a Constable (GD) is offered various benefits and allowance as mentioned below:
- Dearness Allowance (DA)
- Transportation Allowance
- House Rent Allowance (HRA)
- Medical Facilities
- Pension Schemes
- 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
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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 2021 Application Fee
The application fee for SSC GD 2021 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 2021 Selection Process
The release of SSC GD 2021 notification is the start of the recruitment process of the SSC GD posts. Candidates can apply for SSC GD 2021 Exam online by visiting on the page for the latest updates regarding the recruitment process and other related details of the SSC GD 2021 Exam.
SSC GD Constable 2021 Admit Card
After the application process is completed then the date of the admit card for SSC GD 2021 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 2021 Result
SSC GD 2021 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
|General Intelligence and Reasoning||20-22|
|General Knowledge and Awareness||16-20|
|Section Wise SSC GD Analysis|
|General Intelligence and Reasoning
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
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
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.
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 2021 Online Exam – Things to remember
- SSC GD Exam is conducted in Online Mode all over India.
- Questions are asked in MCQ format and all the questions are compulsory to attempt.
- Each question carry one mark each
- The exam was conducted bilingually i.e. in both English and Hindi Medium.
- SSC GD Exam does not follow negative marking.
- Normalization of marks will be done while deciding the minimum qualifying marks for the examinees.
- 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.
- Those who will not carry ID Cards will not be allowed to enter the examination hall.
- 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.
- Candidates will provide rough paper and pen by the examination center.
- Candidates are not allowed to leave the examination hall/room before the time scheduled for the test.
SSC GD 2019 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)
|1||Andaman & Nicobar||36||33||*||*||35|
|8||Dadar & Nagar Haveli||35||*||*||35||35|
|9||Daman & Diu||37||37||*||*||35|
|15||Jammu & Kashmir||43||33||40||35||35|
State Wise Cut Off 2018 (Female Candidate)
|1||Andaman & Nicobar||48||*||*||*||35|
|8||Dadar & Nagar Haveli||*||*||*||*||*|
|9||Daman & Diu||*||*||*||*||*|
|15||Jammu & Kashmir||35||33||33||33||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 2021?
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 2021?
A. No. There won’t be any negative marking for incorrect answers in SSC GD constable 2021.
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.