Skill India CSC (Rural & Urban Development Projects)

SSC GD Constable

SSC GD Constable


                            The Staff Selection Commission is an authorized organization, working under the Government of India. The SSC does all the required procedures for recruitment of candidates into various posts in Departments & Ministries in Government of India. The SSC releases notifications every year for recruitment for various posts. Candidates are selected, based upon their performance in the exams, conducted by SSC.

                            The Staff Selection Commission conducts an open examination for recruitment to the posts of Constable (GD) in, BSF, CRPF, CISF, ITBP, SSB, NIA and SSF and Rifleman in Assam Rifles, as per the Recruitment Scheme formulated by the Ministry of Home Affairs and as per the Memorandum of Understanding signed between Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) and the Staff Selection Commission. 

Selection Procedure

  A candidate has to go through the following tests for Final Selection:

I.   Written Examination (CBE)
II.  Physical Standards Test
III. Physical Efficiency Test
IV.  Medical Examination

Exam Pattern

Total Marks : 100
Total Time : 90 Min
General Intelligence & Reasoning2525
General knowledge and General awareness2525
Elementary Mathematics2525
English (Optional)2525
Hindi (Optional)2525


                     The Staff Selection Commission will conduct an open examination for recruitment to the posts of Constable (General Duty) 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 as per the Recruitment Scheme formulated by the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) and as per the Memorandum of Understanding signed between Ministry of Home Affairs and the Staff Selection Commission. The recruitment process will consist of Computer Based Examination (CBE), Physical Efficiency Test (PET), Physical Standard Test (PST) and Medical Examination.

Eligibility Criteria

Essential Educational Qualifications (as on 01-08-2018):

Matriculation or 10th class pass from a recognized Board/ University.

**Candidates who have not acquired the essential educational qualification as on 01.08.2018 will not be eligible and need not apply.**

Age limit (As on 01-08-2018):

Age limit for the posts is 18-23 years as on 01-01-2020

(i.e. Candidates born not before 02-08-1995 and not later than 01-08-2000).

Permissible relaxation in upper age limit and category-codes for claiming age relaxation are as follows:
Code NoCategoryAge-relaxation permissible beyond upper age limit
01SC/ ST5 years
02OBC3 years
03Ex-Servicemen (ESM)3 years after deduction of the military service rendered from the actual age as on the date of reckoning.
Physical Standards Test (PST):
Gen / OBC /SC 170 CMS81-85 CMS157 CMSNA
ST162.5 CMS76-81 CMS150 CMSNA
Physical Efficiency Test (PET):
GenderCategoryRaceTimeLong JumpHigh Jump
MaleAll Category1600 Meter6 Min14 Feet3 Feet 09 Inch
FemaleAll Category1600 Meter8 Min10 Feet03 Feet
Medical Examination:
Visual Acuity unaided (NEAR VISION)Uncorrected Visual Acuity (DISTANT VISION)RefractionColor VisionRemarks
Better EyeWorse EyeBetter EyeWorse Eye
N6N96/66/9Visual correction of any kind is not permitted even by glasses.CP-III BY ISIHARAFor right handed person, the Right eye is better eye and vice versa. -Binocular vision is required.


Syllabus Computer Based Examinations:

→ General Intelligence & Reasoning:

                   Analytical aptitude and ability to observe and distinguish patterns will be tested through questions principally of non-verbal type. This component may include questions on analogies, similarities and differences, spatial visualization, spatial orientation, visual memory, discrimination, observation, relationship concepts, arithmetical reasoning and figural classification, arithmetic number series, non- verbal series, coding and decoding, etc.

→ General Knowledge and General Awareness:

                    Questions in this component will be aimed at testing the candidate’s general awareness of the environment around him. Questions will also be designed to test knowledge of current events and of such matters of every day observations and experience in their scientific aspect as may be expected of any educated person. The test will also include questions relating to India and its neighboring countries especially pertaining to sports, History, Culture, Geography, Economic Scene, General Polity, Indian Constitution, and scientific Research etc. These Questions will be such that they do not require a special study of any discipline.

→ Elementary Mathematics:

                    This paper will include questions on problems relating to 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:

Candidates’ ability to understand basic English/ Hindi and his basic comprehension would be tested.

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