Staff Selection Commission will conduct recruitment for the post of Constable (GD) in CAPFs, NIA & SSF and Rifleman (GD) in Assam Rifles Examination, 2017. SSC GD Constable Recruitment 2017 shall be done on the basis of PST, PET, Written examination, and medical examination. The CAPF shall conduct Physical Standards Test (PST) / Physical Endurance Test (PET) and Medical Examination, as scheduled by organizing CAPF that is CRPF. Dates for written examination which is conducted by Staff Selection Commission has been released. Get here complete details of SSC GD Constable Recruitment 2017.

SSC GD Constable Recruitment 2017

Candidates who are interested will be able to fill the application form by visiting the official website. Interested candidates must ensure their eligibility before filling the application form. The application form must be filled on or before its last date.

Schedule for SSC GD Constable Recruitment 2017 is given below.

Event Dates
Notification will Release on 09 Jun 2018
Start date for applications To be announced
Last date for applications To be announced
Date of Exam 13 Jun – 07 Jul 2018
to be announced
Call Letters for PST/ PET will be dispatched by post for offline applicants from
SSC GD Constable Result for Written Examination
Call Letters for Medical Exam
Date of medical examination


Number of vacancies will be announced along with the notification.

Last year the total number of vacancies of Constable (GD) filled through Constable (GD) Exam was as follows:

Total vacancies: 62390; Pay Scale – Pay Band – I, Rs 5200-20200 + Grade Pay Rs 2000.

SSC GD Constable Recruitment 2017   Dates, Notification, Application, Eligibility

For recruitment in SSC GD Constable 2017, for posts notified in the Constable (GD) in CAPFs, NIA & SSF and Rifleman (GD) in Assam Rifles Examination, 2017 by Staff Selection Commission, you have to do the following.

  1. SSC GD Constable 2017 Recruitment Notification – Go through the detailed notification published officially by SSC. Click advertisement link given above to download official notification for SSC GD Constable Recruitment 2017.
  2. Determine your eligibility – Make sure that you fulfill the eligibility conditions. In view of the anticipated large number of applicants, scrutiny of the eligibility and other aspects will not be undertaken before the PST / PET and Written Examination and, therefore, the candidature will be accepted only provisionally. Candidates are advised to go through the requirements of educational qualification, age, physical standards, etc. and satisfy themselves that they are eligible for the posts, before applying.
  3. Apply Online for SSC GD Constable 2017 Recruitment, or offline (if applicable).
  4. Download SSC GD Admit Card 2017 from SSC websites or CRPF website, as applicable.
  5. Appear and qualify in PST / PET, written examination, medical examinations.

Eligibility Criteria

Matriculation or 10th class pass is the minimum educational qualification. The recruitment will comprise of Physical Standards Test (PST), Physical Efficiency Test (PET), Written Examination and Medical Examination. Female candidate will be considered for posts earmarked for them in different CAPFs.

Physical Standards Test (PST) / Physical Endurance Test (PET)

Physical standards laid down for the post of Constable are as follows.

Parameter Male Female
Height 170 cms 157 cms
Height for Scheduled Tribe candidates hailing from the North Eastern States of Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Sikkim & Tripura and Left Wing Extremism affected districts 160 cms 147.5 cms
Height for candidates hailing from the North Eastern States of Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Sikkim & Tripura and candidates hailing from Gorkha Territorial Administration (GTA) comprising of the three Sub-Divisions of Darjeeling District namely Darjeeling, Kalimpong and Kurseong and includes the “Mouzas” Sub-Division of these districts. 162.5 152.5
Height for candidates falling in the categories of Garhwalis, Kumaonis, Dogras, Marathas and candidates belonging to the States of Assam, Himachal Pradesh and Jammu & Kashmir 165 cm (162.5 cms – STs) 155 cms (150 cms – STs)
Chest Unexpanded: 80 cms, min expansion 5 cms.
Weight Proportionate to height and age as per medical standards. Proportionate to height and age as per medical standards.
Race 5 Kms in 24 minutes 1.6 Kms in 8 ½ minutes
Race (candidates of Ladakh region) 1 Mile in 6 ½ minutes 800 meters in 4 minutes

SSC GD Constable 2017 Written Examination

Candidates who qualify in the PST / PET, shall have to appear in the online or offline mode of written examination, conducted by SSC.

  • On-Line Examination will be in English, and Hindi only.
  • Call letters for written examination will be uploaded on the website of the concerned SSC Regional Office.

Pattern of examination for SSC GD Constable Recruitment 2017

The test will contain 100 questions of total 100 marks. Each question would be multiple choice question (MCQ). Distribution of questions shall be as elaborated in the table below.

Part Section Number of questions Marks
Part A General Intelligence and Reasoning 25 25
Part B General Knowledge and General Awareness 25 25
Part C Elementary Mathematics 25 25
Part D  English/Hindi 25 25

SSC GD Constable Results

Those who clear the PST, PET, and written examination shall be shortlisted for Detailed Medical Examination (DME), list of which will be given to MHA, CRPF. Thereafter, MHA / CRPF will issue call letters and conduct the DME and Review Medical Examination (RME).

The candidates whose roll numbers figure in the list would be called for Medical Examination subject to their fulfilling all the eligibility conditions / requirements as prescribed for the post in the Notice of Examination and also subject to thorough verification of their identity with reference to their photographs, signatures, handwriting, etc., on the application forms, admission certificates, etc. If on verification from the application form, it is found that any candidate does not fulfil any of the eligibility conditions, he will not be eligible to appear for the Medical Examination.

The result of the candidates qualified for medical examination is available on SSC’s website or on this link. Marks of the all the qualified / non-qualified candidates are also declared after some time.

Last year the following candidates was qualifying in each of the four Lists

List Female Male
State Wise 11751 91138
Additional for Naxal/Militancy affected Districts) 1549 19480
Additional for Border Districts 1186 5157
Candidates qualified for NIA & SSF 127 1233

SSC GD Constable Cut Offs

The Commission will prepare the final merit list of candidates category-wise and state-wise without making any force allocation. Force allocation will be done by Nodal CRPF / MHA and the final result is also be declared by them.

The minimum cut off percentage of marks for selection will normally be as under.

  • General and Ex-servicemen : 35%
  • SC/ST/OBC : 33%
  • Click Here to view exact cut offs of previous recruitment.

Shortlist of candidates after the DME, will be given by the Staff Selection Commission. Based on this merit list for SSC GD Constable Recruitment 2017, MHA/ CRPF will make force allocation, etc. and declare the result.

Medical Examination of the qualified candidates will be decided by the CAPFs and intimated to the candidates in due course. CAPFs will issue call letters and conduct DME/RME.

Eye Sight Requirements for SSC GD Constable Recruitment 2017

Visual Acuity unaided (Near Vision) Uncorrected Visual Acuity (Distant Vision) Refraction Color Vision Remarks
Better Eye Worse Eye Better Eye Worse Eye
N6 N9 6/6 6/9 Visual correction of any kind is not permitted even by glasses. CP-III BY ISIHARA -In right handed person, the Right eye is better eye and vice versa.
-Binocular vision is required

Candidates may contact following Regional Help Lines for clarifications, if any, in respect of filling/submitting applications and written examination:-

  • SSC (NR), New Delhi – 01164715222, 01165570666,
  • SSC (CR), Allahabad – 05322460511, 05326541021,
  • SSC (SR), Chennai – 09445195946, 04428251139,
  • SSC (WR), Mumbai – 09869730700, 07738422705,
  • SSC (ER), Kolkata – 09477461228, 09477461229,
  • SSC (MPR) Raipur – 09407921504, 09407921505,
  • SSC (KKR), Bangalore – 08025502520, 09483862020,
  • SSC (NWR), Chandigarh – 01722749378, 01722742144,
  • SSC (NER), Guwahati, – 09085073593, 09085015252,
  • CRPF: – 011-24364884, Extn. 436 and 317.

Official website:

Insofar, official notice of SSC GD Constable Recruitment 2017. Information on this page is according to last year’s brochure and is for reference purpose only. As soon as the official notification is released, Information will be updated here.

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