SSC GD Constable:

The SSC GD exam is the General Duty Constable examination conducted annually by the Staff Selection Commission for the recruitment of eligible personnel in various Government departments and Ministries of the country. Interested and Eligible candidates can apply online for the SSC GD exam through the official website https://ssc.nic.in.

Eligibility Criteria for SSC GD:

Educational Qualification:

  • To apply for GD Constable you must have a graduation degree or diploma or 10th Pass from a recognized board or government authorized educational institute.

Age Limit:

  • Minimum Age: 18 Years

  • Maximum Age: 23 Years

Age Relaxation: 

Category

Upper Age Relaxation

ST/SC/ Children and dependents of victims died in the 1984 riots OR communal riots of 2002 in Gujarat (GEN)/ Domiciled in the State of J&K during the period from 1st Jan 1980 to 31st Dec 1989 (GEN)

28

OBC/Ex-Servicemen (GEN)

26

Ex-Servicemen (OBC)

29

Ex-Servicemen (SC/ST)/ Domiciled in the State of J&K during the period from 01.01.1980 to 31.12.1989 (OBC)/ Children and dependents of victims died in the 1984 riots OR communal riots of 2002 in Gujarat (OBC)

31

Domiciled in the State of J&K during the period from 1st Jan 1980 to 31st Dec 1989 (SC/ST)/ Children and dependents of victims died in the 1984 riots OR communal riots of 2002 in Gujarat (SC/ST)

33

Selection Process for SSC GD:

SSC GD constable selection process is based on below mentioned 4 major factors:

  • Written Examination

  • Physical Standards Test & Physical Efficiency Test

  • Medical Test

  • Document Verification

SSC GD Constable Exam Pattern:

  • Type of Exam: The Delhi Police constable written exam is an Objective Type Test.
  • Mode of Exam: The exam will be a Computer Based Online paper.
  • Language of Exam: The Question Paper is in Hindi / English Language.
  • Total marks: The total marks of SSC GD paper will be 100 marks. 
  • Duration of Exam: The Written Exam paper is of 1 hour 30 minutes (90 Minutes).
  • Marking Scheme: There is no negative marking for any wrong answer.

Section

Subject

Questions

Marks

Exam Duration

A

General Intelligence & Reasoning

25

25

 

90 Minutes

B

General Knowledge and Awareness

25

25

C

Elementary Mathematics

25

25

D

English/ Hindi

25

25

SSC GD Physical Standards Test & Physical Efficiency Test:

Physical Standard for SSC GD:

Physical Standard

Height

Chest

Male ( General ,SC & OBC)

170 cms

Expanded 80 cms

Male ( ST )

162.5 cms

Expanded 76 cms

Female ( General ,SC & OBC)

157 cms

NA

Female (ST)

150 cms

NA

Physical Efficiency Test for SSC GD:

Type

For Male Candidates

For Female Candidates

Race

5 Km

1.6 Km

Time

24 minutes

8 minutes

SSC GD Medical Test Details:

Visual Acuity Unaided

Uncorrected Visual Acuity

Refraction

Color Vision

Near Vision

Distant Vision

-

-

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

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SSC Constable (GD) Syllabus:

The syllabus for SSC GD exam is given below - 

General Awareness

English/Hindi

General Intelligence & Reasoning

Elementary Mathematics

Scientific Inventions

Important Dates

Sports

Awards and Honors

Economy

Culture

Geography

Indian/World History

General Polity

Para Jumbles

Synonyms-Antonyms

Comprehension Writing Sentence Formation

Spatial Visualization

Spatial Orientation

Observation

Visual Memory

Arithmetical Reasoning

Verbal Reasoning

Non-Verbal Reasoning

Analogies

Coding-Decoding

Similarities and Differences

Recent Studies and Theories

Number System

Percentages

Averages

Ratio and Proportions

Interests

Profit and Loss

Discount

Mensuration

Time and Distance

Time and Work

Fundamental Arithmetic Operations

SSC GD Constable Salary:

Salary is definitely one of the most important pieces of information every candidate must know before applying for the posts. In the table below we have mentioned SSC GD Constable Salary in detail.

Salary of GD Constable under Grade Pay Rs.2000 (PB-1)

Earnings

Gross Amount (Rs.)

Deductions

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

 

SSC GD Salary After 7th Pay Commission:

After the 7th Pay Commission, SSC GD Constables will now get a basic SSC GD Salary of Rs 5200-20200 with grade pay of Rs 2000 per month.

SSC GD Allowances:

Besides the salary, 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

SSC GD Constable Promotion:

After a certain period, there are chances of promotion for a Constable (GD) deputed under different CAPF Departments. However, the time period is different for all departments. Many times, candidates might have to take departmental exams for promotions. While at certain times promotions are also given considering the number of years given to the service by the candidate. The SSC GD Constables have very good opportunities for promotion depending upon their performance. The next level of posts for SSC GD Constables after promotion are given below:

  • GD Constable 
  • Senior Constable
  • Head Constable
  • Assistant Sub Inspector
  • Sub Inspector
  • Inspector