SSC - GD

Staff Selection Commission - General Duty

Stream: SSC
Type: Offline

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Overview

Good news for candidates who are interested in applying for the post of constables in central forces. The Staff Selection Commission has published an official notification for recruitment of constables. The vacancies are distributed across all states. The official advertisement was published on the SSC website and also in the rozgar samachar/employment news.

Interested candidates who fit the eligibility criteria can fill an online application on the official SSC website: http://ssc.nic.in. A national level written examination will be conducted for selections of constables GD in ITBPF, BSF, CISF, CRPF and SSB and Rifleman in Assam Rifles.

Candidates will first have to clear Physical Standard Test (PST), Physical Efficiency Test (PET). Those who clear the PST, PET test will be then called for a written examination. Female candidates will also be considered for the posts earmarked for them in different CAPF. The process of recruitment of constables (GD) in CAPF and Rifleman (GD) in Assam Rifles will start from 24 January, 2016.

All high school pass candidates can apply for SSC Sipahi Bharti 2016.

Total number of vacancies: 62,390

Download official notification in PDF   http://ssc.nic.in/notice/examnotice/FINAL_NOTICE_(Employment%20News)_24_01_2014.pdf

For important details of SSC-GD recruitment 2016, refer to the table below:

Forces

Male

SC

ST

OBC

UR

Total

BSF

2882

1649

4004

9163

17698

CISF

672

342

1210

2269

4493

CRPF

3950

2345

4953

11375

22623

SSB

899

448

1324

2948

5619

ITBP

417

290

582

1506

2795

AR

40

45

57

158

300

NIA

11

6

22

43

82

SSF

17

36

52

142

247

Total

8888

5161

12204

27604

53857

Forces

Female

SC

ST

OBC

UR

Total

BSF

793

458

1103

2465

4819

CISF

79

37

136

255

507

CRPF

325

186

460

994

1965

SSB

98

48

142

317

605

ITBP

46

31

67

162

306

AR

40

45

57

158

300

NIA

1

0

1

2

4

SSF

2

4

6

15

27

Total

1384

809

1972

4368

8533

G Total

62390

Pay scale of SSC constable (GD): Rs 5,200-20,200 and grade pay Rs 2,000.

Eligibility

Age limit: 18 to 23 years as on 1 August, 2016. A relaxation in age limit is provided for SC/ST, OBC and other reserved categories.

Minimum educational qualification required: matriculation/high school/10th class pass.

Selection process of candidates for SSC-GD

Selection of candidates for the post of constable will be conducted in following phases:

Physical Standards Test (PST): The test includes measuring the height, chest and weight of the candidates. The minimum height for male candidates is 170 cm and for female candidates if 157 cm. Chest required for male candidates is 80/85.

Physical Efficiency Test (PET): All candidates who qualify in the PST will be called for a Physical Efficiency Test (PET). PET comprises of a race. Male candidates will be required to run in a 5 km race in 24 minutes while the race for women candidates will be of 1.6 km to be completed in 8 ½ minutes. Ex-servicemen are exempted from PET and will only be called for a medical examination.


How To Apply

If a candidate fits the eligibility criteria mentioned in the application form then he/she can apply online on the official websites of SSC: http://ssconline.nic.in and http://ssconline2.gov.in

The process of submission of the application form consists of two parts. Part 1 is related to registration process and Part 2 is related to application fee submission. Application form for SSC North region, New Delhi; Central region, Allahabad; Southern region, Chennai; Western region, Mumbai; Eastern region, Kolakata; Madhya Pradesh region, Raipur; Karnataka Kerala region, Bangaluru; Nort western region, Chandigarh; North east region, Guwahati, will be filled at the official website: http://ssconline.nic.in


Exam Pattern

Question paper pattern for SSC GD constable recruitment 2016 written examination is as follows:

Subject

Number of questions

Maximum marks

General intelligence and reasoning

25

25

General knowledge and general  awareness

25

25

Elementary mathematics

25

25

English/Hindi

25

25

     Total

100

100

Time duration allowed

2 hours 10 am to 12 noon

 

Question type

Objective

MCQ based

Medium of question paper

Hindi, English, Kashmiri, Urdu, Marathi, Gujarat, Malayalam, Kannada, Telugu, Tamil, Oriya, Bengali, Punjabi, Assamese, Manipuri, Mizo.

Difficulty of question paper

High school level

 

Syllabus of written examination for SSC GD constable recruitment

General aptitude and reasoning test: Verbal and non-verbal reasoning, analogies, similarities, differences, spatial visualization, and orientation, visual memory, discrimination, observation, blood relationship, mathematical reasoning, numerical number and non verbal series, coding-decoding, etc.

General knowledge and general awareness: Latest current affairs on sports, history, society and culture, economy, politics including the Indian Constitution, science and technology.

Elementary mathematics: Number system, whole numbers, decimals, fractions, percentage, ratio and proportion, profit and loss, discount, mensuration, time and distance, ration and time etc.

English/Hindi: Basic English/Hindi comprehension.

Download link to detailed syllabus: Download

Medical examination: In the final stages of selection, candidates will have to undergo a medical examination after they clear PET, PST and written examination. Eye sight required for a candidate is 6/6 for better eyes and 6/9 for those with poorer eyesight. The candidate should not have knock knee, flat foot, vircose vein or squint in eyes and should possess high color vision in medical test (X-Ray and lab test).


Results

Results will be declared in September, 2016.

Prescribed fee

Rs 50 for each application form for general category candidates. Fee is exempted for all women candidates and also for SC/ST and ex-servicemen. Candidates are required to submit the fees via CRPF stamp. Application fee is also acceptable vie SBI e-challan/debit/credit card or net banking.

Date schedule

Online registration for application form submission will start from 24th January, 2016.

Last date of online and offline application form submission is up to 5 pm on 23rd February, 2016.

PST/PET will be held between February and March 2016.

Written exam will take place in the 2nd week of May, 2016.

Medical examination: June-August, 2016.

 


Cut-Off

Minimum cutoff marks required: 35 per cent required for general and ex-servicemen category and 33 per cent for SC/ST/OBC candidates.



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Sample Papers:

Important Dates:

Exam Date

May 15, 2016

Registration Date

January 24 to February 23, 2016

Results Date

September 10, 2016

Fees:

0 Women
0 SC/ST
50 General

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