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SSC Constable (GD) Syllabus 2024 – Details

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Organization Name Staff Selection Commission (SSC)
Post Name Constable (GD) in Central Armed Police Forces (CAPFs), SSF, Rifleman
Category Syllabus
Selection Process Computer Based Examination, Physical Efficiency Test (PET), Physical Standard Test (PST), Medical Examination and Document Verification
Job Location Anywhere in India
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SSC Constable (GD) Selection Procedure:

Candidates will be selected based on

  1. Computer Based Examination
  2. Physical Efficiency Test (PET), Physical Standard Test (PST), Medical Examination and Document Verification

Scheme of Examination:

Computer Based Examination: The Computer based examination will consist of one objective type paper containing 80 questions carrying 2 marks each, with the following composition:



Number of Questions

Maximum Marks

Duration/ Time Allowed


General Intelligence and Reasoning



60 minutes


General Knowledge and General Awareness



Part -C

Elementary Mathematics




English/ Hindi



– All questions will be of Objective Multiple Choice Type. The computer based examination will be conducted in English and Hindi only.

– There will be negative marking of 0.50 marks for each wrong answer. Candidates are, therefore, advised to keep this in mind while answering the questions.

– The dates of examinations will be informed to candidates only through the website of the Commission.

– There shall be no provision for re-evaluation/ re-checking of the scores. No correspondence in this regard shall be entertained.

– Marks scored by candidates in the Computer Based Examination will be normalized by using the formula published by the Commission through Notice No: 1-1/2018-P&P-I dated 07-02-2019 and such normalized scores along with the bonus marks for NCC Certificate holders will be used to determine final merit and cut-off marks.

– Tentative Answer Keys of the Computer Based Examination will be placed on the website of the Commission after the Examination. Candidates may go through the Answer Keys and submit online representations, if any, within the stipulated time limit on payment of Rs 100/- per question. Representations received through any other mode e.g. letter, application, email, etc. will not be entertained. Representations regarding the Answer Keys will be scrutinized before finalizing the Answer Keys and the decision of the Commission in this regard will be final.

– The questions in the Computer Based Examination will be of Matriculation level.

– Walk-through video/ Mock Test on the Computer Based Examination has been provided on the website of the Commission in the ‘Candidate’s Corner’ Section.

– Candidates are not permitted to use calculators and other electronic gadgets. They should not, therefore, bring the same inside the Examination Hall/ Lab.

The syllabus for the Examination will be as follows :

General Intelligence and 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.

SSC GD Constable PET

The candidates who score more than the cut-off marks for the SSC GD Online exam will be eligible to appear in the Physical Efficiency Test for which the standards have been set by SSC.

For the Physical Efficiency Test (PET)

Physical Efficiency Test (PET)
TypeFor Male CandidatesFor Female Candidates
Candidates other than Ladakh Region5 km in 24 minutes1.6 Km in 8½ minutes
For Ladakh Region1.6 Km in 7 minutes800 metres in 5 minutes

Note: 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 these Ex-servicemen candidates. Further, they will have to qualify for medical Examination (DME).

SSC GD Constable PST

For Physical Standard Test (PST)

The PET will be followed by the Physical Standard Test which will shortlist the candidates on the basis of physical parameters including height, chest size, vision. The candidates qualifying this stage will be called for medical examination. The details have been discussed below:

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

Physical Standard Test (PST)- Height
Minimum Height Required for SSC GD ConstableFor Male CandidatesFor Female Candidates
General, SC & OBC170157
Scheduled Tribes162.5150
Schedule Tribe candidates hailing from the North-Eastern States of Arunachal Pradesh, 
Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Sikkim & Tripura and 
Naxal/ Left Wing Extremism affected districts
Candidates hailing from the North-Eastern States of Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur, 
Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Sikkim & Tripura
Candidates falling in the categories of Garhwalis, Kumaonis, Dogras, Marathas and 
candidates belonging to the States of Assam, Himachal Pradesh and Jammu & Kashmir
Physical Standard Test (PST)- Chest
Minimum Chest Required for SSC GD ConstableFor Male CandidatesFor Female Candidates
General, SC & OBC80/ 5N/A
Scheduled Tribes76 / 5N/A
Garhwalis, Kumaonis, Dogras, Marathas and candidates belonging to the States of Assam, 
Himachal Pradesh and Jammu & Kashmir
78 / 5N/A
candidates hailing from North Eastern States of Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur, Meghalaya, 
Mizoram, Nagaland, Sikkim and Tripura
77 / 5N/A
Visual Acuity UnaidedUncorrected Visual AcuityRefractionColor Vision
Near VisionDistant 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 glassesCP-2

Note: Physical Standard Test (PST)/ Physical Efficiency Test (PET)/ Detailed Medical Examination (DME)/ Review Medical Examination (RME) will be scheduled and concluded by CAPFs.

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