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

SSC GD Constable 2018

SSC GD Constable Recruitment

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

Schedule for SSC GD Constable Recruitment is given below.

Event Dates
Date of Exam for 2018 13 Jun to 07 Jul 2018
Date of Exam for 2020 Aug 2020

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

First step in the SSC GD Constable Recruitment is the PST / PET, that is conducted and scheduled by CRPF. Call letters for this are uploaded on CRPF website http://crpf.nic.in/ after filling up of application forms.

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 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

The test contains 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 Cut Offs

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, is given by the Staff Selection Commission. Based on the merit list for SSC GD Constable Recruitment, MHA/ CRPF makes force allocation, etc. and declares the result.

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

Eye Sight Requirements for SSC GD Constable Recruitment 

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

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