Staff Selection Commission has initiated recruitment process for the selection of 24369 Constable GD in CAPFs (BSF, CISF, CRPF, SSB & ITBP), SSF, Rifleman in Assam Rifles and Sepoy in NCB. The selection process will consist of Computer Based Examination (CBE), Physical Efficiency Test (PET), Physical Standard Test (PST) and Medical Examination. SSC Constable GD Selection Process, Physical (Height, Chest, Weight), PET/PST, Exam Syllabus 2022-2023 and other details for BSF, CISF, CRPF, SSB, ITBP, AR, SSF and NCB is given below.
SSC Constable GD Selection, PET PST and Syllabus
The Constable GD exam will be conducted by the SSC at various centers of respective region (Central Region, Eastern, North Eastern, Northern Region, North Western Sub-Region, Southern, Western Region etc). Computer Based Examination (CBE) will be conducted by SSC and the remaining tests (PET, PST and Medical Exam) will be conducted by the CAPFs. Final result and force allocation will be declared by SSC based on the Computer Based Examination merit (PET, PST and Medical Exam will be qualifying in nature).
Under the SSC Constable GD Recruitment procedure, candidates will have to undergo the different tests (stages) in sequence as follows:
1. Computer Based Examination (CBE)
2. Physical Efficiency Test (PET)
3. Physical Standard Test (PST)
4. Medical Examination (DME/ RME)
5. Document Verification
For online application form, eligibility criteria, vacancy details, notification and other details about the SSC Constable GD Recruitment, you can check the below link.
See also: SSC GD Bharti BSF, CISF, CRPF, SSB, ITBP, AR, SSF and NCB
SSC GD Selection Procedure, Physical and Syllabus
The recruitment tests (stages) for SSC Constable GD selection are given in detail below:
Computer Based Examination (CBE)
Firstly, candidates whose application forms are found to be in order will be issued Admit Card (will be available on the website of the concerned SSC Regional Office) to appear in the Computer Based Examination as per the pattern and syllabus below:
SSC GD exam will be of 01 Hour duration and will consist of total 80 objective type multiple choice questions (02 mark each). The question paper will be of 10th standard and will comprise of questions based on General Intelligence & Reasoning, General Knowledge & General Awareness, Elementary Mathematics and English/ Hindi. There will be negative marking of 0.50 marks for each wrong answer given by candidates. The computer based exam will be conducted in English and Hindi only.
General Intelligence and Reasoning – 20 Questions (40 Marks)
General Knowledge and General Awareness – 20 Questions (40 Marks)
Elementary Mathematics – 20 Questions (40 Marks)
English/ Hindi – 20 Questions (40 Marks)
SSC GD Syllabus – Subject-wise SSC Constable GD Syllabus is as follows:
General Intelligence and Reasoning – Analytical aptitude and ability to observe and distinguish patterns (non-verbal type), analogies, similarities and differences, spatial visualization, spatial orientation, visual memory, discrimination, observation, relationship concepts, arithmetical reasoning and figural classification, arithmetic number series, nonverbal series, coding and decoding etc.
General Knowledge and General Awareness – General awareness, current events, questions related to India and its neighboring countries especially on sports, History, Culture, Geography, Economic Scene, General Polity, Indian Constitution, and scientific Research etc.
Elementary Mathematics – 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 (25 Questions) – Testing the ability to understand basic English/ Hindi language and testing basic comprehension.
SSC Constable GD Mock Test for the Computer Based Examination (CBE) will be made available by ssc.nic.in before the exam.
Minimum Cut-off marks (without NCC bonus marks) for qualifying in CBE exam:
Unreserved Category – 30% Marks
EWS/OBC Category – 25% Marks
All Other Categories – 20% Marks
Bonus marks for NCC Certificate holders:
NCC C Certificate – 5% of total marks
NCC B Certificate – 3% of total marks
NCC A Certificate – 2% of total marks
Physical Efficiency Test (PET)
Based on the performance in Computer Based Examination, shortlisted candidates will have to appear for physical tests PET/PST on due dates which will be intimated by CAPFs. The number of candidates shortlisted for PET/PST will be about 8 times of the number of vacancies. PET/PST Admit Card will be made available by CRPF to download from crpf.gov.in. The Physical Efficiency Test (PET) will consist of the following event:
Race: Male-05 Kms within 24 Minutes and Female-1.6 Kms within 8½ Minutes.
[Race (For candidates of Ladakh Region only): Male-1.6 Kms within 6½ Minutes and Female-800 Meters within 4 Minutes]
Physical Standard Test (PST)
Candidates qualified in PET will be allowed to appear for the Physical Standard Test (PST). Physical Standards (Height, Chest and Weight) for Constable GD (Male/Female) will be measured as follows:
UR/SC/OBC Category – Male: 170 Cms and Female: 157 Cms.
ST Category – Male: 162.5 Cms and Female: 150 Cms (157 Cms for male candidates and 147.5 Cms for female candidates from North-Eastern States).
Garhwalis, Kumaonis, Gorkhas, Dogras, Marathas and candidates from Assam, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu & Kashmir and Ladakh – Male: 165 Cms and Female: 155 Cms.
North Eastern States of Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Sikkim and Tripura – Male: 162.5 Cms and Female: 152.5 Cms.
Candidates from Gorkha Territorial Administration – Male: 157 Cms and Female: 152.5 Cms.
Chest (Only for male candidates):
UR/SC/OBC Category – 80-85 Cms.
ST Category – 76-81 Cms.
Garhwalis, Kumaonis, Gorkhas, Dogras, Marathas and candidates from Assam, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu & Kashmir and Ladakh – 78-83 Cms.
For North Eastern States of Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Sikkim, Tripura and Gorkha Territorial Administration – 77-82 Cms.
Weight (Male and Female): Proportionate to height and age as per medical standards.
Medical Examination and Document Verification
Candidates shortlisted from PET/PST will be put through Detailed Medical Examination, which will be conducted by CAPFs at the decided centres. DME Admit Card will be available to download from www.crpf.gov.in about 2 weeks before the exam. The candidates will be medically examined to assess their physical and medical fitness for appointment as per Medical Standards. At the time of Medical Examination, candidates will have to produce the following original documents/ certificates.
At the time of Detailed Medical Examination (DME) the following documents will be verified:
1. Matriculation/ Secondary Exam Certificate as a proof of age, name and educational qualification.
2. Domicile Certificate/ Permanent Resident Certificate (PRC) issued by the competent authority.
3. Valid NCC Certificate (if applicable).
4. Certificate from serving defense personnel in the prescribed format (if applicable).
5. Undertaking from Ex-Servicemen candidates in the prescribed format.
6. Caste Certificate (as applicable) in the prescribed format from the candidates seeking reservation/ age relaxation.
7. Certificate for relaxation in height/ chest measurement (if applicable).
8. Certificate from District Collector/ District Magistrate in respect of dependent applicants of riot victims as mentioned in recruitment notice (if applicable).
9. Nativity/ Identity Certificate by West Pakistani Refugee in the prescribed format (if applicable).
Final Selection – For selection in BSF, CISF, CRPF, SSB, ITBP and AR, State/UT and category wise final merit lists will be prepared on the basis of marks obtained by the candidates in the Computer Based Examination (CBE). Final selection of the candidates in SSF and NCB will be made on All India basis.
See also: SSC GD Bharti BSF, CISF, CRPF, SSB, ITBP, AR, SSF and NCB
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