SSC Constable GD – General Duty

SSC GD Constable Recruitment 2019 Details

  • Exam Date
  • Vacancies
  • Application
  • Exam Pattern
  • Eligibility
  • Age Limit
  • Exam Syllabus
  • Admit Card
  • Cut Off

Staff Selection Commission will conduct GD Constables Exam 2019 to fill in the vacant posts of General Duty at BSF, CISF, ITBP, CRPF, Rifleman, etc. The official notification of the same has been released on 21st July 2019 but online registration will start from 24th July 2019 onwards.

SSC is an examining body conducting various exams to appoint suitable candidates for various posts lying vacant in the government departments. These exams are held at regular intervals in accordance with the set calendar released.

Vacancy of SSC GD 2019

SSC has released SSC GD (Constables) 2019 exam on 21st July 2019 with 54953 vacancies. These vacancies will be filled by conduction SSC GD 2019 Exam. Aspirants can visit the official website of SSC to know the latest exam pattern and other details.

SSC GD 2019 Exam will be held to appoint eligible candidates for the post of constable in BSF, CRPF, CISF, ITBP, SSF, SSB, NIA and riflemen. The recruitment process comprises of four stages namely:

a) Physical Standard Test (PST)
b) Physical Efficiency Test (PET) 
c) Computer based test  
d) Medical test.

SSC has notified 54,953 vacancies to appoint constables through SSC GD 2019 Exam. The Expected SSC GD 2019 Vacancies can be evaluated as given below:

SSC GD Vacancies For Male Candidates

Force SC ST OBC GEN Vacancy
BSF 2352 1340 3268 7476 14436
CISF 25 14 48 93 180
CRPF 3892 1587 4231 10262 19972
SSB 1042 609 1421 3449 6521
ITBP 532 367 725 1883 3507
AR 290 361 448 1212 2311
NIA     0 1 2 5 8
SSF     37 48 74 213 372
Total 8172 4325 10215 24595     24595    

SSC GD Vacancies For Female Candidates

Force SC ST OBC GEN Vacancy
BSF 412 235 575 1326 2548
CISF 2 0 5 13 20
CRPF 328 12 398 856 1594
SSB 338 159 477 1051 2025
ITBP 97 60 128 334 619
AR 96 115 150 404 765
NIA     0 0 0 0 0
SSF     10 7 18 40 75
Total 1283 588 1751 4024   7646

Examination Dates of SSC GD 2019

The process of registration will start from 24th July 2019 onwards for SSC GD Exam but the date of examination has not been announced so far by SSC. 

Event  Date
Notification Released July 21, 2019 
Starting Date of Application Form July 21, 2019 
Last date to Apply August 20, 2019 
Last date to Apply 10 days prior to the exam 
Exam Date To be announced 
Result Date To be announced 

Online Application process for SSC GD 2019 Exam

Online registration for SSC GD 2019 Exam will commence from 24th July 2019. The link for the application will be updated on 24th July 2019 as soon as the registration page is activated by SSC.

SALARY SSC GD EXAM 2019

Salary Structure and Allowances of GD Constable

SSC GD post of Constable will have a pay scale of Rs.21700 to 69100 under 7th Pay Commission.

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

Promotion Policy related to SSC GD Constable

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

Eligibility Criteria of SSC CGD 2019

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 an affiliated board.

Age Limit of SSC CGD: 

Candidate should be between 18 to 23 years to apply for SSC GD 2019 Exam. Those who belong to reserved categories will have age relaxation benefit. The age limit will be calculated with reference to 01/08/2019.

  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

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Exam Pattern of SSC GD 2019

SSC GD 2019 Exam will be held in three main phases:

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

The test will be having multiple choice questions with four sections with 25 questions in each section. Each question will carry 1 mark. Wrong answers will be given a negative marking with as much as 0.25 marks for every error committed.

The detailed Exam Pattern for SSC GD 2019 Exam is given below:

For Written Examination

  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 2019

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)

  For Male Candidates For Female Candidates
Height ( General ,SC & OBC) 170 157
Height ( ST ) 162.5 150
  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

Syllabus of SSC GD 2019

For an effective SSC GD 2019 Exam preparation candidates are required to know the detailed syllabus of SSC GD 2019.

Have a glance at the detailed syllabus of SSC GD 2019
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 Arithmatic Operations
Spatial Visualization
Spatial Orientation
Observation
Visual Memory
Arithmatical Reasoning
Verbal Reasoning
Non-Verbal Reasoning
Analogies
Coding-Decoding
Similarities and Differences
Recent Studies and Theories

SSC GD 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 is not paid, these expenses are borne by the candidates.

 SSC GD Interview Details

 There is no interview procedure for SSC GD Constable Exam.

Application Fee SSC GD 2019

Application fee for SSC GD 2019 Exam is Rs. 100/- for General category candidates and those who belong to SC/ST/PWD category are not required to pay any application fee.

Selection Process of SSC GD 2019

Release of SSC GD 2019 notification is the start of recruitment process of the SSC GD posts. Candidates can apply for SSC GD 2019 Exam online by visiting on the page for the latest updates regarding the recruitment process and other related details of SSC GD 2019 Exam.

Admit Card SSC GD 2019

After the application process is successfully completed then date for 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.

 

Result announcement of SSC GD 2019

SSC GD 2019 Result will be declared independently for Physical Test/Medical test, Written Test and the Computer Proficiency Test. Candidates can verify their result subsequently after the conduct of the exam. Result declaration date will be notified by SSC in the due course.

SSC GD 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.

 Things to remember for SSC GD Constable 2019-19 Online Exam

  1. SSC GD Exam is conducted in Online Mode all over India.
  2. Questions are in asked in MCQ format and all the questions are compulsory to attempt.
  3. Each question carry one mark each
  4. The exam was conducted bilingual 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 atleast one original Photo ID such as Voter’s ID, Aadhaar Card, Driving License, ID Cards issued by 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 latest two (2) passport size photographs to affix it in the official copy of 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 be 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.

Cut-Off for SSC GD 2019

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 2019 (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 2019 (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

Every year SSC conducts SSC GD Exam to recruit staff for the posts lying vacant in CAPFs, NIA, SSF and Rifleman (GD) in Assam Rifles etc. Candidates who are applying for the post need to know certain facts and figures before filing in the application for SSC GD Exam. Let us discuss some FAQs related to it.

How many vacancies are generally announced by SSC GD Constable every year?

In 2018m the Total 54953 Number of vacancies were announced for SSC GD Constable Exam.

When will the SSC GD Constable online examination be conducted?

The Tentative Online Written Exam Date is generally not mentioned in the notification.

What is the eligibility criterion for SSC GD Constable Exam?

Minimum age limit for SSC GD Examination is 18 years and the maximum age limit is 23 years as on the date of application. He or she should have passed 10th class or equivalent certificate course from a recognized board.

In case a candidate is less than 18 years old is eligible to apply SSC GD Constable Exam?

No, he or she is not eligible for the examination as the minimum age for SSC GD Constable Exam is 18 years.

Is there any restrictions for attempts to be taken for SSC GD Constable 2018?

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

When SSC notifies the post for SSC GD Constable every year?

Every year SSC notifies vacancies in the month of July. Last year it was notified on 21st July 2018. This year also it is expected the same or as per the latest calendar issued by SSC from time to time.

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

The examination is held in three tiers; Tier I, Tier II and Tier III as follows:

  1. Written Examination
  2. Physical Efficiency Test / Physical Standard test
  3. Medical Test
  4. What is the application Fee for SSC GD Constable?

Application fees as announced in the year 2018 was Rs. 100/- ( Rupees One Hundred Only) which can be paid online or through SBI Challan. There is no fees for Women candidates and those belonging to Scheduled Caste, Scheduled Tribe, Persons with Disability (PWD) and Ex-servicemen (EXS).

Is there any age relaxation in SSC GD Constable Exam?

The Upper age limit relaxation for different categories is as under:

Category Permissible age relaxation
SC/ ST 5 years
OBC 3 years
Ex-Servicemen 03 years after deduction of the military service rendered from the actual age as on the closing date.
Candidates who had ordinarily been domiciled in the State of Jammu & Kashmir during the period from 1stJanuary1980 to 31st December 1989 5 years
Children and dependents of victims killed in the 1984 riots or communal riots of 2002 in Gujarat (Unreserved) 5 years
Children and dependents of victims killed in the 1984 riots or communal riots of 2002 in Gujarat (OBC) 8 years
Children and dependents of victims killed in the 1984 riots or communal riots of 2002 in Gujarat (SC/ST) 10 Years

What is the salary package for different posts in SSC GD Constable?

The salary package for different posts in SSC GD Constable 2018 is Rs 21700-69100.

What is the exam pattern of SSC GD Constable written examination?

Exam pattern for SSC GD Tier I Examination

The Exam scheme of this test is given below in a table:

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

What are the physical Standards required for SSC GD Exam?

The Physical standard required for SSC GD Physical Standard test is given below:

Type For Male Candidates For Female Candidates
Height 170 cm for General, OBC, and SC 162.5 For ST 157 cm For General, OBC, SC 150 cm For SC
Chest Expanded 80 cm Minimum expansion 5 cm
Weight Proportionate as per the height and medical standard for male and female

What is the physical Efficiency Test in SSC GD Exam?

SSC GD Physical Efficiency Test includes race which has following requirements:

Type For Male Candidates For Female Candidates
Race 5 Km in 24 minutes 1.6 Km in 8 and half minutes