SSC GD Constable Syllabus 2020: Complete Syllabus Available Here

SSC GD Constable Syllabus 2020: Staff Selection Commission (SSC) has recently released the exam calendar for various SSC exams. SSC exams had been delayed due to the pandemic. However, SSC has decided to carry on with the recruitment process. SSC GD Constable 2020 recruitment notification will be out on 25-03-2021 and the exams are scheduled to be held from 02-08-2021 to 25-08-2021.

 SSC every year releases notification for exams such SSC CGL, SSC CHSL, SSC CPO, SSC JE, SSC Stenographer, SSC GD etc. Similarly, SSC General Duty Constable is released almost every year. Last year, SSC has announced 54953 vacancies for the post of GD Constable in 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) and Secretariat Security Force (SSF) and Rifleman (General Duty) in Assam Rifles. This year as well it is expected that the vacancies will be released in large numbers.

With the release of the exam dates by the Staff Selection Commission and seeing the tough competition, candidates must start their preparation with full force and should not wait for the release of the notification. In order to start their preparation, candidates must go through the SSC GD Constable syllabus.

In this article, we will explain to you the SSC GD Constable syllabus. Candidates can refer to this syllabus from time to time in order to keep track of their progress while preparing.

SSC GD Constable Syllabus: Selection Process

Candidates must understand the selection process before they start their preparation so that they know well in advance about the next process after qualifying the first one. SSC Recruitment board will conduct the selection process in the following steps. These are:

  1. Computer-Based Examination (CBE)
  2. Physical Efficiency Test (PET)
  3. Physical Standard Test (PST)
  4. Detailed Medical Examination (DME)

SSC GD Constable Syllabus: Exam pattern

Phase I – CBE

Exam Type Subject Questions Marks Time Duration
Objective Type General Intelligence & Reasoning 25 25 1.5 hrs
General Knowledge & General Awareness 25 25
Elementary Mathematics 25 25
English / Hindi 25 25
Total 100 100 1.5 hrs

Phase II – Physical Efficiency Test (PET)

Events Male Female
Race 5 Km in 24 minutes 1.6 Km in 81/2 minutes

Phase III – Physical Standard Test (PST)


  • For Males: 170 cms
  • For Females: 157 cms


  • For Male: Expanded 80 cms
  • Minimum expansion 5 cms


  • Proportionate as per the height and medical standard for male and female.

Phase IV – Detailed Medical Examination (DME)

Visual Acuity Unaided Uncorrected Visual Acuity Refraction Colour Vision
Near Vision Distant Vision Visual correction of any kind is not permitted even by glasses CP-2
Better Eye Worse Eye Better Eye Worse Eye
N6 N9 6 / 6 6 / 9


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SSC GD Constable Syllabus 2020

Let us have a look at the SSC GD constable syllabus and understand the demand of the exam and preparation strategy it requires. Phase-I or Computer-Based Examination consists of 4 major sections. These are:

(i) Elementary Mathematics

(ii) General Intelligence & Reasoning Ability

(iii) General Knowledge and General Awareness

(iv) English/Hindi Language

SSC GD Constable Syllabus 2020: Elementary Mathematics

Mixtures and Allegations
Ratio and Proportions
Number System 
Profit and loss
Time and Work 
Speed, Time and Distance
S.I. and C.I.
Data Interpretation

SSC GD Constable Syllabus 2020: General Intelligence and Reasoning

Order and Ranking
Direction and Distance
Alphabet and Word Test
Venn Diagram
Clock and Calendar
Blood Relation
Non-verbal Reasoning 
Verbal Reasoning

SSC GD Constable Syllabus 2020: English

Error Spotting 
Fill in the Blanks
Phrase Replacement
Cloze Test
Idioms and Phrases
One word Substitution
Active-Passive Voice
Direct-Indirect Voice

SSC GD Constable Syllabus 2020: Hindi

वर्तनी की सामान्य अशुद्धियाँ तथा शब्दों के शब्द रूप
कहावतें व लोकोक्तियां के अर्थ
अशुद्ध वाक्यों के शुद्ध रूप
अनेक शब्दों के लिए एक शब्द
विलोमार्थी शब्द
रचना एवं रचयिता
किसी वाक्य को अन्य लिंग में परिवर्तन
संधि विच्छेद
क्रिया से भाववाचक संज्ञा बनाना
शब्दों के बहुवचन
मुहावरा व उनका अर्थ
समानार्थी व पर्यायवाची शब्द

SSC GD Constable Syllabus 2020: General Knowledge and General Awareness

Indian History
Indian Polity
Art and Culture
Current Affairs 
UNESCO World Heritage Sites in India
Inventions and Discoveries
Capital and Currency
Famous Books and Authors
Rivers, Lakes, Seas, Straits etc.
Awards and Honours

Preparation Tips

  • Always stick to the SSC GD constable syllabus
  • Make daily targets and try to cover at least 80% of the daily target
  • Keep track of your progress
  • Study daily even if it is just for 1 hour
  • Fix at least 20 minutes daily for calculation practice
  • Try to cover daily current affairs, if not, then cover weekly current affairs and monthly current affairs
  • You can also attempt monthly current affairs quizzes
  • Learn tables up to 20, squares up to 30 and cubes up to 20
  • Focus more on basics and less on shortcuts
  • Practice a lot of questions.

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Q1. What are the subjects asked in the SSC GD Phase-I exam?

Ans. Phase-I or Computer-Based Examination consists of 4 major sections. These are:

(i) Elementary Mathematics

(ii) General Intelligence & Reasoning Ability

(iii) General Knowledge and General Awareness

(iv) English/Hindi Language

Q2. What are the maximum marks in the SSC GD exam?

Ans. The Phase-I of the SSC GD exam is of 100 marks.

Q3. Is there any negative marking in the SSC GD exam?

Ans. No, there is no negative marking in the CBE exam of the SSC GD.

Hope this article on SSC GD Constable syllabus has helped you to know the exam requirements so that you can kick start your preparation.

Best of Luck.

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