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SSC Constable (GD) Syllabus 2021 – Latest Govt Jobs 2022

SSC Constable (GD) Syllabus 2021

SSC Constable (GD) Exam Syllabus 2021 2022 | SSC Constable (GD) Syllabus and Exam Pattern are given on this page. 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.


SSC Constable (GD) Selection Process:

The Selection Procedure of the Exam will be as follows: Computer Based Examination (CBE), Physical Efficiency Test (PET), Physical Standard Test (PST) & Medical Examination

Centres of Examination:

A candidate must indicate the Centre(s) in the online Application Form in which he/ she desires to take the examination. Details about the Examination Centres and Regional Offices under whose jurisdiction these Examination Centres are located are as follows:

S. No Examination Centres & Centre Code SSC Region and States/ UTs under the jurisdiction of the Region Address of the Regional Offices/ Website
1. Bhagalpur(3201), Darbhanga (3202), Muzaffarpur(3205), Patna(3206), Purnea (3209), Agra(3001), Bareilly (3005), Gorakhpur (3007), Jhansi (3008), Kanpur(3009), Lucknow(3010), Meerut(3011), Prayagraj(3003), Varanasi(3013) Central Region (CR)/ Bihar and Uttar Pradesh Regional Director (CR), Staff Selection Commission, 34-A, Mahatma Gandhi Marg, Civil Lines, Kendriya Sadan, Prayagraj – 211001. (http://www.ssc-cr.org)
2. Port Blair (4802), Ranchi(4205), Balasore(4601), Berhampore(Odisha) (4602), Bhubaneshwar(4604), Cuttack(4605), Dhenkenal(4611), Rourkela(4610), Sambalpur(4609), Gangtok(4001), Hooghly (4418), Kolkata(4410), Siliguri(4415) Eastern Region (ER)/ Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Jharkhand, Odisha, Sikkim and West Bengal Regional Director (ER), Staff Selection Commission, 1 st MSO Building,(8th Floor), 234/4, Acharya Jagadish Chandra Bose Road, Kolkata, West Bengal-700020 (www.sscer.org)
3. Kavaratti (9401), Belagavi (9002), Bengaluru (9001), Hubballi (9011), Kalaburagi (Gulbarga) (9005), Mangaluru (9008), Mysuru (9009), Shivamogga (9010), Udupi (9012). Ernakulam (9213), Kannur (9202), Kollam (9210), Kottayam (9205), Kozhikode (9206), Thrissur (9212), Thiruvananthapuram (9211). Karnataka, Kerala Region (KKR)/ Lakshadweep, Karnataka and Kerala Regional Director (KKR), Staff Selection Commission, 1 st Floor, “E” Wing, Kendriya Sadan, Koramangala, Bengaluru, Karnataka-560034 (www.ssckkr.kar.nic.in)
4. Bhopal (6001), Gwalior(6005), Indore (6006), Jabalpur (6007), Satna (6014), Sagar (6015), Ujjain (6016), Bilaspur (6202), Raipur (6204), Durg-Bhilai (6205) Madhya Pradesh Sub-Region (MPR)/ Chhattisgarh and Madhya Pradesh Dy. Director (MPR), Staff Selection Commission, 5th Floor, Investment 12 Madhya Pradesh Building, LIC Campus-2, Pandri, Raipur Chhattisgarh-492004 (www.sscmpr.org)
5. Itanagar(5001), Dibrugarh(5102), Guwahati(Dispur)(5105), Jorhat(5107), Silchar(5111), Churachandpur(5502), Imphal(5501), Ukhrul(5503), Shillong(5401), Aizwal(5701), Dimapur (5301), Kohima(5302), Agartala(5601), North Eastern Region (NER)/ Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland and Tripura. Regional Director (NER), Staff Selection Commission, Housefed Complex, Last Gate, BeltolaBasistha Road, P. O. Assam Sachivalaya, Dispur, Guwahati, Assam781006 (www.sscner.org.in)
6. Dehradun(2002), Haldwani(2003), Haridwar(2005), Roorkee(2006), Delhi(2201), Ajmer(2401), Alwar(2402), Bharatpur(2403), Bikaner(2404), Jaipur(2405), Jodhpur(2406), Kota(2407), Sriganganagar(2408), Udaipur(2409), Sikar(2411) Northern Region (NR)/ Delhi, Rajasthan and Uttarakhand Regional Director (NR), Staff Selection Commission, Block No. 12, CGO Complex, Lodhi Road, New Delhi-110003 (www.sscnr.net.in)
7. Chandigarh/Mohali(1601), Hamirpur(1202), Shimla(1203), Jammu(1004), Samba(1010), Srinagar(J&K)(1007), Leh(1005), Amritsar(1404), Jalandhar(1402), Patiala(1403), North Western Sub-Region (NWR)/ Chandigarh, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir, Ladakh and Punjab Dy. Director (NWR), Staff Selection Commission, Block No. 3, Ground Floor, Kendriya Sadan, Sector-9, Chandigarh160009 (www.sscnwr.org)
8. Chirala(8011), Guntur(8001), Kakinada (8009), Kurnool(8003), Nellore (8010), Rajahmundry(8004), Tirupati(8006), Vizianagaram(8012), Vijaywada(8008), Vishakhapatnam(8007), Puducherry(8401), Chennai(8201), Coimbatore(8202), Madurai(8204), Salem(8205), Tiruchirapalli(8206), Tirunelveli(8207), Vellore (8208), Hyderabad(8601), Karimnagar (8604), Warangal(8603) Southern Region (SR)/ Andhra Pradesh, Puducherry, Tamil Nadu and Telangana. Regional Director (SR), Staff Selection Commission, 2 nd Floor, EVK Sampath Building, DPI Campus, College Road, Chennai, Tamil Nadu-600006 (www.sscsr.gov.in)
9. Panaji(7801), Ahmedabad(7001), Anand(7011), Gandhinagar(7012), Mehsana(7013), Rajkot(7006), Surat(7007), Vadodara(7002), Amravati(7201), Aurangabad(7202), Jalgaon(7214), Kolhapur(7203), Mumbai(7204), Nagpur(7205), Nanded (7206), Nashik(7207), Pune(7208) Western Region (WR)/ Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu, Goa, Gujarat and Maharashtra Regional Director (WR), Staff Selection Commission, 1 st Floor, South Wing, Pratishtha Bhawan, 101, Maharshi Karve Road, Mumbai, Maharashtra-400020 (www.sscwr.net)

I). Computer Based Examination (CBE) for SSC Constable (GD) Posts:

All candidates whose online applications are found to be in order will be called to appear in the Computer Based Examination (CBE). The Computer based examination will consist of one objective type paper containing 100 questions carrying 100 marks, with the following composition:

Note-I: All questions will be of Objective Multiple Choice Type. The computer based examination will be conducted in English and Hindi only. The syllabus for the Examination will be as follows:


  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. 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 mobile phone, calculators, Bluetooth devices or any other electronic/ electrical device. Therefore candidates must not bring 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 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, afterwards.

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


II). Physical Efficiency Test (PET) for SSC Constable (GD) Posts:

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 centres 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

a. Physical Efficiency Test (PET):

c. Pregnancy at the time of PET will be considered a disqualification and pregnant female candidates shall be rejected at this stage.

d. The ex-servicema 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 ex-servicemen candidates. Further, they will have to qualify Medical Examination (DME).


III). Physical Standard Test (PST) for SSC Constable (GD) Posts:

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

  1. 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 certificate at the time of PST/ PET in the proforma 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 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.


IV). Medical Examination for SSC Constable (GD) Posts:

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

(i) Matriculation/ Secondary Examination Certificate to prove age, name and educational qualification.

(ii) Domicile Certificate/ Permanent Resident Certificate (PRC) issued by the competent authority.

(iii) Certificate from serving defense personnel in the format prescribed at AnnexureIV of the notice.

(iv) Undertaking in the format prescribed in Annexure-V from Ex-Servicemen candidates regarding completion of engagement in Armed Forces.

(v) Caste Certificate in the format prescribed at Annexure-VI and VII of the notice from the candidates seeking reservation/ age relaxation.

(vi) Certificate from candidates who wish to avail relaxation in height/ chest measurement as prescribed in Annexure-VIII of the notice.

(vii) 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.

(viii) Nativity/ Identity Certificate by West Pakistani Refugee in the format prescribed at Annexure-XIV of the notice. The selected candidates will be medically examined by the Medical Boards constituted by the CAPFs to assess their physical and medical fitness as prescribed hereinafter:

A. Eye Sight:


(1) The purpose of medical standards is to ensure that medically fit candidates are accepted into the CAPFs.

(2) Candidates will be medically examined in terms of ‘Guidelines for recruitment Medical examination in CAPFs and AR’ issued vide MHA UO No. A-VI- 1/2014/Rectt (SSB) dated 20.05.2015 and subsequently amended from time to time.

(3) Refusal to undergo medical examination at any stage or absenting/ deserting oneself from the same will render the candidate unfit.

(4) A declaration is to be given by candidates in a proforma which will be provided to candidates at the time of Medical Examination regarding history or presence of diseases and treatments taken, if any, evidence of which is not readily obtainable during the medical examination. Any false declaration in this aspect, discovered later at any stage of service, will make the candidate liable for disciplinary action including termination from service.

(5) At some stages of medical examination male candidates will require to be examined in nude. Loin cloth is to be permitted except for, when genitalia and perineum is being examined.

(6) The final decision of fitness/ unfitness in weight will be decided by the medical board at the time of medical examination based on the height and age chart on the day of medical examination and as per the height measured by the PST/ PET Board & as per guidelines for the same.

(7) Medical Test (X-Ray) chest-PA view, Haemoglobin, Urine routine/ microscopic examination will be must for all candidates under medical examination. (8) For all female candidates: In case of medical examination, “Temporary Unfitness” will not be allowed. However, any such female candidate who during medical examination is found to be pregnant of twelve weeks standing or above, she shall be declared “temporary unfit” and will be re-examined six weeks after the pregnancy is over, either naturally or artificially, subject to the production of a medical certificate of fitness from a registered medical practitioner to the Nodal CAPF.

(9) Tattoo: Following criteria has been fixed to determine permissibility of Tattoo: (a) Content: Tattoo depicting religious symbol or figures and the name, as followed in Indian Army are to be permitted. (b) Location: Tattoos marked on traditional sites of the body like inner aspect of forearm, but only left forearm, being non saluting limb or dorsum of the hands are to be allowed. (c) Size: Must be less than ¼ of the particular part (Elbow or Hand) of the body. Note: Amendment if any in the tattoo policy will be applicable for this recruitment if the same is made before the date of Detailed Medical Examination


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