Introduction

SSC or Staff Selection Commission conducts SSC GD Constable exam to recruit eligible candidates for the post of BSF, CISF, ITBP, CISF, Assam Rifleman etc. SSC GD Constable Official Notification was released on 21st July 2018 by SSC. It is a 4 stage Examination Process which need to be qualified to be selected as a constable in any of the department that comes under this recrutiment process.

Dates to Remember

Events Dates
Notification Released Date 21st July 2018
Start Date Of Application  25th July 2018
Online Application Withhold 28th July 2018 (8 PM) till 16th August 2018
Online Application Resume 17th August 2018 (10 AM)
Last Date For online Application  30th September 2018 (5 PM)
Computer Based Exam To be Notified

 

Application Date Extended

According to the Latest notice released by SSC. the Last date to apply for SSC GD Constable 2018 Extended. this was experienced by most of the candidate as due To the Heavy load of application, the New website became very slow and candidate started facing problems in one-time registration and submission of online application. Hence the have to Withheld the application Process from 28th July 2018 Till 16th  August 2018. the application Process Resume from 17th August 2018 and Last date for the Application process is 30th September 2018 (05:00 PM)

Vacancy

As per the Official Notification, there are 54953 numbers of vacancies to be filled for the posts in SSC GD Constable 2018

For Male Candidates

Force SC ST OBC UR Total
BSF 2351 1341 3267 7477 14436
CISF 26 13 47 94 180
CRPF 3893 1586 4230 10263 19972
SSB 1041 610 1420 3450 6521
ITBP 533 366 726 1882 3501
AR 290 361 448 1212 2311
NIA 0 1 2 5 8
SSF 38 47 75 212 372
Total 8172 4325 10215 24595 47307

For Female Candidates

Force SC ST OBC UR Total
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 96 115 150 404 756
NIA 0 0 0 0 0
SSF 10 7 18 40 75
Total 1283 588 1751 4024 7646

 

Eligibility Criteria

Age Limit (As on 1st August 2018)

Minimum Age:- 18 Years

Maximum Age:- 23 Years

Age Relaxation

SC/ST:- 5 Years

OBC:- 3 Years

Ex-Servicemen:- 3 Years after deduction of the military service rendered from the actual age as on the date of reckoning

Children and dependent of Victims Killed in the 1984 riots or communal Riots of 2002 in Gujarat(Unreserved):- 5 Years

Children and dependent of Victims Killed in the 1984 riots or communal Riots of 2002 in Gujarat(OBC):- 8 Years

Children and dependent of Victims Killed in the 1984 riots or communal Riots of 2002 in Gujarat(SC/ST): 10 Years

The candidate who had ordinarily been domiciled in the state of Jammu & Kashmir during the Period from 1st Jan 1980 to 31st Jan 1989:- 5 Years

Educational Qualification

Candidate should have  Complete Graduation/ Diploma/ 10th Standard from a Recognized board / Institute.

Exam Pattern & Selection Process

The Selection Process For SSC Gd Constable 2018 Consists of 4  Categories:-
 
  1. Computer Based Examination
  2. Physical Efficiency Test
  3. Physical Standard Test
  4. Medical Examination

Computer Based Exam 

Official Notification

As you are now updated with the SSC GD Constable (GD) exam details you can know all the minute information Just by reading the Official SSC Constable (GD) 2018 Notification. Read the information on Vacancies, Exam Pattern, Eligibility Criteria, Syllabus and many more.

 

 SSC GD Constable 2018 Recrutiment Notification - Click here 

Syllabus

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 it. Questions will also be designed to test knowledge of current events and of such matters of everyday 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.

The questions in all the above components will be of Matriculation level.

Note-I:

Candidates are not permitted to use a mobile phone, calculators, Bluetooth devices or any other electronic/ electrical device. Therefore candidates must not bring a mobile phone, calculators or any other electronic/ electrical device inside the examination hall. Possession of these items, whether in use or otherwise, will be considered as "use of unfair means" in the examination and appropriate action will be taken by the Commission against such candidates, as per extant policy of the Commission.

Note-II:

Answer Keys, in due course after the written examination, will be placed on the Commission's website. Any representation regarding answer keys received within the time limit fixed by the Commission at the time of uploading of the answer keys will be scrutinized and the decision of the Commission in this regard will be final. No representation regarding Answer keys shall be entertained, afterward.

Note-III:

The dates of Computer Based Examination are subject to change and in such event, the new dates will be notified through Commission's website and the Admit Cards for the examination will be available to be downloaded accordingly.

Note-IV:

Mock-Test for Computer Based Examination will be made available on the Commission's website in due course.

{(Physical Efficiency Test (PET)}

Based on the performance in CBE, candidates will be shortlisted for PET/ PST by the Commission. Physical Efficiency Test (PET) and Physical Standard Test (PST) will be conducted at various centers finalized by the CAPFs. Detailed scrutiny of candidates' eligibility/ documents will be undertaken at the time of DME. Therefore, it will be the responsibility of the candidates to verify their eligibility as prescribed in this notice before appearing for CBE/ PST/ PET. During PET/ PST, candidates who are found eligible on height parameters will undergo PET (race) followed by biometric/ technology aided identification. Scrutiny of eligibility of candidates for any relaxation i.e. age, height and chest measurement will be carried out after qualifying PET (race) before PST by CAPFs PET/ PST Boards.

Physical Efficiency Test (PET):

 

For Male Candidate

For Female Candidate

Race

5 km in 24 minutes

1.6 Kms in 8.5 minutes

For candidates of Ladakh Region:

 

For Male Candidate

For Female Candidate

Race

1 mile in 6.5 minutes

800 meters in 4 minutes

  • Pregnancy at the time of PET will be considered a disqualification and pregnant female candidates shall be rejected at this stage.
  • The ex-servicemen who will be shortlisted in Computer Based Examination will have to appear in PET/PST stage for recording measurement of Height, Chest, and Weight only. PET will not be held for ex-servicemen candidates. Further, they will have to qualify Medical Examination (DME).

{Physical Standard Test (PST)}

Physical standards laid down for the post of Constable/Rifleman are:

Height

Height(in cms)

Male

Female

General, SC & OBC candidates (except that mention below

170

157

Relaxation

The minimum height for all candidates belonging to Scheduled Tribes

162.5

150

The minimum height for all schedule tribe candidate hailing from the north-eastern states of Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Sikkim & Tripura and Naxal/Left-wing extremism Affected Districts

160

147.5

The Minimum height for the Candidate falling in the categories of garhwalis, kumaoris, Dogras,  Marthas and Candidate belonging to the States of Assam, Himachal Pradesh and Jammu & Kashmir

165

155

The minimum height for the candidate hailing from North Eastern States of Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Sikkim and Tripura

162.5

152.5

The minimum height for the candidates hailing from Gorkha Territorial Administration (GTA) comprising of the three subdivision of Darjeeling district  namely Darjeeling, Kalimpong and Kurseong and includes the following  "Mouzas" subdivisions of these Districts:  (1) Lohargarh tea garden (2) Lohagarh Forest (3) Rangmohan (4) Barachenga (5) Panighata (6) Chota adalpur (7) Paharu (8) sukna Forest  (9) Sukna Part-1  (10)Pantapati Forest-1 (11) Mahanadi Forest (12) Champasari Forest (13) Salbari chhatpart-II (14) Siting forest (15) Sivoke Hill Forest (16) Sivoke Forest (17) Chhota chenga (18)  Nipania

157

152.5

 

Chest

Chest

Chest(in Cms:unexpanded/minimum expansion)

Male

Female

General, SC & OBC candidates (except those mention below

80/5

N/A

Relaxation

The minimum height for all candidates belonging to Scheduled Tribes

76/5

N/A

The Minimum height for the Candidate falling in the categories of garhwalis, kumaoris, Dogras,  Marthas and Candidate belonging to the States of Assam, Himachal Pradesh and Jammu & Kashmir

78/5

N/A

The minimum height for the candidates hailing from Gorkha Territorial Administration (GTA) comprising of the three subdivision of Darjeeling district  namely Darjeeling, Kalimpong and Kurseong and includes the following  "Mouzas" subdivisions of these Districts:  (1) Lohargarh tea garden (2) Lohagarh Forest (3) Rangmohan (4) Barachenga (5) Panighata (6) Chota adalpur (7) Paharu (8) sukna Forest  (9) Sukna Part-1  (10)Pantapati Forest-1 (11) Mahanadi Forest (12) Champasari Forest (13) Salbari chhatpart-II (14) Siting forest (15) Sivoke Hill Forest (16) Sivoke Forest (17) Chhota chenga (18)  Nipania

77/5

N/A

Weight

For male and female candidates: Proportionate to height and age as per medical standards.

Note-I:

Chest measurement for Female candidates will not be taken. However, it should be ascertained that the chest is well developed.

Note-II:

Scrutiny of eligibility of candidates for relaxations i.e. age, height and chest measurement will be carried out after qualifying PET (race) before PST by CAPFs PET/ PST Boards. Relaxation in height and chest (as the case may be) as mentioned above will be permissible only on production of the certificate at the time of PST/ PET in the preform as prescribed in Annexure-VIII from the competent authorities.

Note-III:

The candidates who are declared not qualified in Physical Standards, i.e. height and chest may prefer an appeal on the same day, if they so desire, to the Appellate Authority nominated for the Centre through Presiding Officer (PO). The decision of the Appellate Authority will be final and no further appeal or representation in this regard will be entertained thereafter. There is no appeal in PET (Race).

Note-IV:

Conduct of PST/ PET and DME/ RME will be the sole responsibility of the CAPFs. The Commission will not entertain any representation/appeal/RTI Applications/ CPGRAMs against the decision of the PST/ PET and DME/ RME Board.

(Medical Examination)

Candidates will be shortlisted for Detailed Medical Examination (DME) from the pool of candidates who qualify PET/ PST. At the time of DME, the following documents will be verified:

  • Matriculation/ Secondary Examination Certificate to prove age, name and educational qualification.
  • Domicile Certificate/ Permanent Resident Certificate (PRC) issued by the competent authority.
  • Certificate from serving defense personnel in the format prescribed at Annexure- IV of the notice.
  • Undertaking in the format prescribed in Annexure-V from Ex-Servicemen candidates regarding completion of engagement in Armed Forces.
  • Caste Certificate in the format prescribed at Annexure-VI and VII of the notice from the candidates seeking reservation/ age relaxation.
  • Certificate from candidates who wish to avail relaxation in height/ chest measurement as prescribed in Annexure-VIII of the notice.
  • Certificate from District Collector/ District Magistrate in respect of dependent applicants of riot victims as mentioned in category 04/ 05/ 06 under Para-4 (B) of the Notice.
  • Nativity/ Identity Certificate by West Pakistani Refugee in the format prescribed at Annexure-XIV of the notice.

 

 

Preparation Tips

Understand the SSC Constable GD Exam Pattern 2018
 
This is the first step that you should take when you plan to attempt any competitive exam. Hence, you need to be completely aware of the SSC Constable GD Exam Syllabus & types of questions from similar exams like Rajasthan Police Constables, UP Police Constables, Bihar Police Constables etc. before you start preparing. Since this exam is conducted by SSC, you should definitely take help from the pattern and difficulty level followed in its previous exams of Constables.
 
Analyze the Expected & Previous Years’ SSC Constable GD Constables Cut Off
 
It is important to know the benchmark you need to reach to crack any exam. By going through the SSC Constables GD previous year’s questions papers, you can estimate the expected level of this year’s exam and hence the expected cut-offs.  Also remember, when you solve mock tests for practicing, you can set the last year’s cut off as a qualifying line for yourself.

Admit Cards

SSC will release the admit card for SSC GD Constable 2018. The Admit Card will be release a few days before the exam takes places. you can download the admit card by visiting the SSC Official website in Admit card section.

Results & Scorecards

SSC will release the result Stage wise for SSC GD Constable 2018. Hence, there will be separate results for the Written Exam, PMT & Medical Test. The Result for Constables (GD) 2018 will be announced after the exam takes place. You can find the Results on the official website of the exam conducting body

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