SSC GD Constable Apply, Eligibility Criteria, Exam Pattern, Syllabus, Question Paper, Results, Vacancy, Salary

SSC GD Constable Apply, Eligibility Criteria, Exam Pattern, Syllabus, Question Paper, Results, Vacancy, Salary

Notification for SSC GD Constable Apply, Eligibility Criteria, Exam Pattern, Syllabus, Question Paper, Results, Vacancy, Salary in Central Armed Police Forces (CAPFs), NIA & SSF and Rifleman (GD) in Assam Rifles (AR) Examination, 2018 (Staff Selection Comission)

To mitigate the inconvenience caused to candidates, it has been decided to temporarily withhold receiving online applications for the said examination w.e.f. 28-07-2018 (8 PM) for a period of 20 days. During this period of temporary suspension i.e. w.e.f.  8-07-2018 up to 16-08-2018, the Commission would be augmenting the capability of the online system commensurate with the load which is likely to increase during ensuing days. The candidates who have already registered on the new website are assured that their data is secure with the Commission and that they will not be required to register again.

It may be noted that receipt of online applications would commence w.e.f. 17-08-2018 at 10 AM. Accordingly, the last date for submission of online applications for the said examination would be extended up to 17-09-2018 (5 PM). Payment through Challans of SBI can be made at the designated branches of SBI within the Banking hours up to 20-09-2018, provided the challans have been generated before the closing date and time for receipt of applications. Other terms and conditions will remain unchanged.

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SSC GD Constable Salary – Pay Scale in CAPF, NIA & SSF and Rifleman (GD) in Assam Rifles (AR) Exam 2018

Pay Scale: Rs 21700- 69100

Vacancies & Reservation are as follows:

The total number of 54,953 vacancies for Constable (GD) Examination in CAPFs, Force wise as intimated by the Nodal Force i.e CRPF are as under:-




The vacancies are Tentative. Any change in the number of vacancies will be intimated through the website of the Commission i.e.

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SSC GD Constable Eligibility Criteria

SSC GD Constable has eligibility criteria for the candidates to be able to attempt the SSC GD Constable on the basis of Age Limit, Nationality, Educational Qualification,  Detailed information about GD Constable Eligibility Criteria on Age Limit, Nationality, Educational Qualification is given below.


Candidate must be a citizen of India. Vacancies are state/ UT wise hence a candidate must submit domicile/ PRC against his/ her state/ UT.


Age Limit SSC GD Constable

18 -23 years as on 01.08.2018. Candidates should not have been born earlier than 02.08.1995 and later than 01.08.2000.


  1. The upper age limit is relaxable for SC, ST, OBC, Ex -Servicemen and other categories of persons in accordance with the Governments orders on the subject.
  2. Candidates should note that only the Date of Birth and Name as recorded in the Matriculation/ Secondary Examination Certificate or an equivalent certificate will be accepted by the Commission for determining the age and name. No subsequent request for its change will be considered or granted.



  • Candidates who wish to be considered against vacancies reserved/ or seek age-relaxation are required to submit requisite certificate from the competent authority, in the prescribed format, when such certificates are sought by concerned CAPFs for document verification at the time of DME. Otherwise, their claim for SC/ ST /OBC / ExS category will not be entertained and their candidature/ applications will be considered under General (UR) category. The formats of the certificates are annexed with the Notice of Examination. A person seeking appointment on the basis of reservation to OBCs must ensure that he/ she possesses the caste/ community certificate and does not fall in creamy layer on the crucial date. The crucial date for this purpose will be the closing date for receipt of online applications i.e. on 20.08.2018. Candidates may also note that in respect of the above, their candidature will remain provisional till the veracity of the concerned document is verified by the Appointing Authority.
  • Candidates are warned that they may be permanently debarred from the examinations conducted by the Commission in case they fraudulently claim SC/ ST/ OBC/ ExS status.
  • Candidates will be considered for recruitment in their respective State/ UT on production of valid “Domicile/ Permanent Residential Certificate (PRC)” issued by the competent authority so authorized by the concerned State/ UT to prove their domiciliary status at the time of Documents Verification failing which his/ her candidature will be cancelled forthwith. The Domicile/ PRC certificate must be of the State/ UT indicated by the candidates in their online Application Form, failing which, their candidature will be cancelled forthwith.
  • Since the State of Assam is not issuing Domicile Certificate/ Permanent Residence Certificate, candidates belonging to the state of Assam are not required to submit the same. However, their selection will be subject to verification of residential status from the concerned District Authorities.
  • West Pakistani Refugees (WPR) who have settled in J&K but have not been given the status of citizens of the State will be recruited without the condition of having a domicile certificate from the designated authority of the J&K State. However such candidates will be required to submit a Nativity/ Identity certificate for the WPR as per Annexure-XIV.



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.
  • The candidates must bring all relevant documents/ certificates in original with self attested copies pertaining to age, education, caste, domicile, hill area, any category for relaxation, No Objection Certificate (NOC)/ discharge certificate (in case of ex-servicemen), which will be checked/ verified at the time of DME by CAPF Board.
  • The candidates who are able to prove, by documentary evidence, that the result of the qualifying examination was declared on or before the cutoff date i.e. 01.08.2018 and he/ she has been declared passed, will be considered to have the requisite Educational Qualification.

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Candidates must apply online through the website or ‘Click here to apply’ link provided at>Apply>GD-Constable. Procedure for online submission of applications is given at Annexure-III.



(i)Fee payable: Rs. 100/- (Rupees One Hundred only).

  • Fee can be paid through SBI Challan/ SBI Net Banking or by using Visa, Mastercard or Maestro Credit or Debit card.
  • Women candidates and candidates belonging to Scheduled Caste, Scheduled Tribe and Ex-Servicemen eligible for reservation are exempted from payment of fee.
  • Applications received without the prescribed fee shall not be considered and summarily rejected. No representation against such rejection will be entertained. Fee once paid shall not be refunded under any circumstances nor will it be adjusted against any other examination or selection.



Computer Based Examination (Dates of examination will be intimated in due course).

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:


SubjectNumber of QuestionsMaximum MarksDuration/ Time Allowed
Part-AGeneral Intelligence  and Reasoning252590 Minutes
Part-BGeneral Knowledge and General Awareness2525
Part -CElementary Mathematics2525
Part -DEnglish/ Hindi2525

Note: 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:

  • 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.

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


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 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.

  • Physical Efficiency Test (PET):
For Male candidatesFor Female candidates
Race5 Kms in 24 minutes.1.6 Kms in 8 ½ minutes
  • For candidates of Ladakh Region:

Male 1 Mile in 6 ½ minutes

Female 800 metres in 4 minutes


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

a.  Height:Height (in cms)
General, SC & OBC candidates (except those mentioned below)170157

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

  1. Chest measurement for Female candidates will not be taken. However, it should be ascertained that the chest is well developed.
  2. 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.
  3. 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).
  4. 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, 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.

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:

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