SSC GD Constable 2021: Notification || Posts and Salary Details || Eligibility || Important Dates || Exam Pattern || Syllabus
SSC GD Exam is being conducted by the Staff Selection Commission of India to recruit candidates for the General Duty post of Constables (GD) in BSF, CISF, ITBP, CRPF and Rifleman in AR. SSC GD Constable 2021 Notification has been postponed by the Commission due to the increase in the Covid-19 cases in India. Earlier, it was scheduled to be released in the first week of May 2021. SSC GD Constable Posts & Salary Details, Notification, Apply Online Dates, Online Application Form, Exam Date, Eligibility Criteria, Syllabus, Pattern and other details are discussed on this page below.
Being one of the most reputed organizations in the country, SSC organizes a number of exams every year to select eligible candidates for the various reputed posts in Government departments/ministries. Every year lakhs of candidates appeared in the SSC GD Constable exam organized by SSC in order to fulfil their dream of joining the Central Armed Police Forces (CAPFs), National Investigation Agency (NIA), Secretariat Security Force (SSF) and Assam Rifles.
SSC GD 2021 Notification
The official notification for SSC GD Constable 2021 exam was scheduled to be released by the first week of May 2021 but it has been postponed due to the surge in Covid-19 cases in India. The fresh date SSC GD Constable Posts & Notification will be announced very soon by the Commission in due course after assessing the situation. Last Year, the SSC GD Constable recruitment for around 57000 vacancies (tentative). This year, the SSC department may be going to conduct the same as last year. The declared notification belongs to both male and female candidates who are willing to join the post of constable in CISF, BSF, CRPF, Rifleman, etc. through SSC GD 2021 recruitment. Let’s have a look at the detailed SSC GD vacancy 2021 that was recently released by the SSC board.
The total number of vacancies are 57,000, which are to be filled through SSC GD 2021 Exam. The examination will be advertised by SSC based on the vacancies intimated by the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA). Candidates are requested to visit the page regularly in order to remain updated about the upcoming SSC GD 2021 Exam Details.
SSC GD Constable exam is a national-level exam conducted by the Staff Selection Commission to recruit candidates for the posts of Constable (General Duty) and Rifleman (General Duty) in the following forces:
- Forces for Recruitment of Constables (General Duty)
- 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)
- Secretariat Security Force (SSF)
- Forces for Recruitment of Rifleman (General Duty)
- Assam Rifles
SSC GD Constable 2021: Exam Summary
SSC will release SSC GD Constable Posts 2021 Exam Dates along with its official notification in the coming weeks. SSC GD 2021 exam was scheduled to be conducted from August 02 to 25, 2021 but it has been delayed due to COVID-19 cases in India. Finally, the Staff Selection Commission will be conducting the recruitment process for 25271 General Duty Constables for FY 2021-22 and has already started the online registration process. Let’s have a look at the exam date table for SSC GD 2021 Exam:
|Exam Conducting Body||Staff Selection Commission (SSC)|
|Pay Scale||Pay Level-3 (Rs 21700-69100)|
|Online Application Mode||Online|
|Exam Type||National Level Exam|
|Job Location||Across India|
|Application Process||17th July to 31st August 2021|
|Age Limit||18-23 years|
|Educational Qualification||10th Pass|
SSC GD Constable 2021: Important Dates
SSC has decided to conduct the online registration process for SSC GD Constable 2021 from 17th July to 31st August 2021. The exam date for SSC GD Constable 2021 exam will be released soon by the Commission. Let’s have a look at the important dates for SSC GD 2021 Exam from the below table.
|SSC GD Constable 2021 Notification||17th July 2021|
|Starting Date of Application Form||17th July 2021|
|Last Date to fill Application Form||31st August 2021|
|Last Date for making payment||2nd September 2021|
|Last Date for Generation of Offline Challan||4th September 2021|
|Last Date for Payment through Challan||7th September 2021|
|Admit Card Declaration||—-|
|Online Exam Date||Notified Later|
|SSC GD Physical Date||Notified Later|
SSC GD Constable Recruitment 2021
The recruitment process of SSC GD 2021 will begin to post the release of the SSC GD Constable Posts 2021 Notification. Candidates are required to apply online for SSC GD 2021 Exam. Candidates are requested to visit the page regularly to remain updated about the upcoming notification, eligibility criteria, syllabus and exam dates of the SSC GD 2021 Exam.
SSC GD 2021 Exam will be conducted to selected candidates for the post of constable in BSF, CRPF, CISF, ITBP, SSF, SSB, NIA and riflemen in Assam Rifles(AR). The entire recruitment process of SSC GD 2021 will be completed in four stages: Computer Based Test (CBT), Physical Standard Test (PST), Physical Efficiency Test (PET) and the last the Medical Test.
SSC GD 2021 Eligibility Criteria
All candidates who are willing to apply for the SSC GD Constable Recruitment 2021 should check the available SSC GD Eligibility Criteria given below. The candidates who will satisfy the SSC GD Constable Posts Conditions will be able to apply the application form online. All candidates should have a look at the eligibility criteria that are mentioned below for the various posts in the SSC GD recruitment advertisement.
SSC GD Educational Qualification: Candidates applying for GD Constable (BSF, CRPF, CISF, ITBP, SSF, SSB, NIA and riflemen) must have passed 10th class or equivalent from a recognized board. Also, we want to tell you that all the candidates who are in the 10th class this year cannot apply for this post. If you want, you can also check by visiting the official website for more information, the link of which will be available to you in our article.
SSC GD Age Limit: The candidate is required to be between 18 to 23 years in order to be eligible for SSC GD 2021 Exam. Age relaxation is given to candidates belonging to reserved categories as per the government rules. The crucial date of age limit will be calculated with reference to 01-08-2021.
|S. No.||Category||Age Limit|
|3||Ex-Servicemen (GEN)||26 years|
|4||Ex-Servicemen (OBC)||29 years|
|5||Ex-Servicemen (SC/ST)||31 years|
|6||Domiciled in the State of Jammu & Kashmir during the period from 1st Jan 1980 to 31st Dec 1989 (GEN)||28 Years|
|7||Domiciled in the State of Jammu & Kashmir during the period from 1st Jan 1980 to 31st Dec 1989 (OBC)||31 Years|
|8||Domiciled in the State of Jammu & Kashmir during the period from 1st Jan 1980 to 31st Dec 1989 (SC/ST)||33 Years|
|9||Children and dependent of victims KILLED in the 1984 riots OR communal riots of 2002 in Gujarat (GEN)||28 years|
|10||Children and dependent of victims KILLED in the 1984 riots OR communal riots of 2002 in Gujarat (OBC)||31 years|
|11||Children and dependent of victims KILLED in the 1984 riots OR communal riots of 2002 in Gujarat (SC/ST)||33 years|
SSC GD 2021 Online Application
The online application process for SSC GD 2021 exam will begin to post the release of its official notification. The online application link for SSC GD Constable 2021 Exam will be activated by the SSC at the official website SSC.
How to Apply for SSC GD Constable 2021?
Online applications can be submitted by clicking on the ‘Apply’ link provided at ssc.nic.in->Apply->’GD-Constable’ post the release of notification.
SSC GD Online Application Fee
SSC GD application fee for male candidates is Rs 100. However, women/SC/ST/PwD/ESM candidates are exempted from payment of application fees.
|General Male||Rs. 100|
SSC GD Constable 2021 Vacancy
The total number of vacancies for the SSC GD Constable 2021 exam has been released along with its notification. SSC has announced 25271 vacancies for the post of constables, in which 22424 posts are available for male candidates and for 2847 female candidates. Let’s have a look at the SSC GD Vacancies:
|Vacancies for Male Candidates||22424|
|Vacancies for Female Candidates||2847|
SSC GD Constable 2021 Vacancy: For male candidates
A total of 22424 vacancies has been notified for General Duty Male Constable to be recruited through SSC GD 2021. Below is the detailed category-wise vacancy distribution for SSC GD Male Constable.
|Force||SSC GD Constable Male Vacancies||Total|
SSC GD Constable 2021 Vacancy: For Female Candidates
Out of a total of 25271 vacancies, 2847 has been announced for General Duty Female Constable to be recruited through SSC GD 2021. Below is the detailed category-wise vacancy distribution for SSC GD Female Constable.
|Force||SSC GD Constable Female Vacancies||Total|
SSC GD Constable Posts Vacancy 2018
The total number of vacancies for the SSC GD Constable 2021 exam will be released along with its notification. In 2018, SSC GD Recruitment was done to fill 58373 vacancies. The final result was announced in the month of January 2021 in which a total of 58373 candidates (Male-50066, Female-8307) are selected for the post of Constable (GD) and Rifleman (GD). Let’s have a look at the Expected SSC GD Vacancies:
SSC GD Constable Vacancy 2018: For male candidates
SSC GD Constable Vacancy: For Female Candidates
SSC GD Constable Posts & Salary Details
We know that all the candidates would like to know how much salary they will be given on this post, so we will provide you with complete information about it. On this post you will be given Rs.21,700 – Rs.69,100/- salary and no information has been received about grade pay salary yet.
SSC GD Selection Process
The complete information about the selection process that has been decided for you on this post is given below and only after clearing it you will be recruited, which are as follows:-
- Computer-Based Test
- Physical Efficiency Test [PET]
- Physical Standard Test [PST]
- Medical Exam
SSC GD 2021 Exam Pattern
SSC GD 2021 Exam will be conducted in three main steps:
- Written examination (Computer Based)
- Physical Efficiency Test (PET)
- Physical Standard Test (PST)
The Computer Based Examination (CBE) will be conducted by the Commission English/ Hindi Only. The test will be an objective type test constituting 4 sections. 25 questions are to be asked each carrying 1 marks. 0.25 marks will be deducted when a question is attempted wrong.
Let’s have a look at the detailed Exam Pattern for SSC GD 2021 Exam:
For Written Examination
|Part||Subject||No. of Questions||Maximum Marks||Exam Duration|
|A||General Intelligence & Reasoning||25||25||90 minutes|
|B||General Knowledge & General Awareness||25||25|
For Physical Efficiency Test (PET)
Physical Standard Required for SSC GD 2021
|Type||For Male Candidates||For Female Candidates|
|Race||5 km in 24 minutes||1.6 Km in 8(1/2) minutes|
For Physical Standard Test (PST)
|For Male Candidates||For Female Candidates|
|Height ( General ,SC & OBC)||170||157|
|Height ( ST )||162.5||150|
|For Male Candidates||For Female Candidates|
|Chest Expansion (General, SC & OBC)||80/ 5||N/A|
|Chest Expansion ( ST )||76 / 5||N/A|
• Proportionate as per the height and medical standard for males and females.
|Visual Acuity Unaided||Uncorrected Visual Acuity||Refraction||Colour 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||CP-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.
SSC GD 2021 Syllabus
To prepare effectively for SSC GD 2021 Exam, a candidate must know the entire syllabus of SSC GD Constable Posts. Let’s have a look at the detailed SSC GD Syllabus 2021:
|English/Hindi||General Awareness||Elementary Mathematics||General Intelligence and Reasoning|
|Scientific Inventions Sports|
Awards and Honors
Ratio and Proportions
Profit and Loss
Time and Distance
Time and Work
Fundamental Arithmetic Operations
Similarities and Differences
Recent Studies and Theories
SSC GD Admit Card 2021
The Admit Card for SSC GD 2021 will be released at the official website of SSC i.e. www.ssc.nic.in, post the application process for the same has been completed. Candidates are requested to visit the in order to download the SSC GD 2021 Admit Card. The link to the Admit Card will be provided on this page.
Admit cards of physical standard tests and medical exams will be uploaded on the CRPF website http://www.crpf.gov.in.
SSC GD Result 2021
SSC GD 2021 Result will be declared separately for Physical Test/Medical test, Written Test and the Computer Proficiency Test. Candidates can check their results after the exam has been conducted. The dates for the declaration of the result will be notified soon by the Staff Selection Commission of India.
How to apply SSC GD Recruitment application form online?
- Visit the official website of the Staff Selection Commission board @ssc.nic.in
- On the homepage, click on the apply tab.
- It will redirect you to a new window.
- Now there, click on the GD Constable tab.
- It will ask you various details in the application form such as Name, Email, Address, Mobile Number, category, Educational Qualifications, etc.
- Fill in the correct identification mark in the SSC GD Application form. The mark may check at the time of the physical test.
- Pay the application fee to confirm your registration. Have a look at the recruitment notification to see your application fee for the category.
- Submit the application form.
- Take a hard copy of the application form after submitting it for future use.
SSC GD Cut-Off 2021
SSC GD Cut-Off 2021 will be released after the result for the same has been declared. To get a fair idea of the SSC GD 2021 Cut-Off, let’s have a look at previous years’ cut-off for SSC GD Exam:
State Wise Cut Off (Male Candidate)
|1||Andaman & Nicobar||36||33||*||*||35|
|8||Dadar& Nagar Haveli||35||*||*||35||35|
|9||Daman & Diu||37||37||*||*||35|
|15||Jammu & Kashmir||43||33||40||35||35|
State Wise Cut Off (Female Candidate)
|1||Andaman & Nicobar||48||*||*||*||35|
|8||Dadar& Nagar Haveli||*||*||*||*||*|
|9||Daman & Diu||*||*||*||*||*|
|15||Jammu & Kashmir||35||33||33||33||35|
SSC GD Official Websites 2021
|SSC North Region GD||sscnr.net.in|
|SSC South Region GD||sscsr.gov.in|
|SSC KKR Region GD||ssckkr.kar.nic.in|
|SSC Western Region GD||sscwr.net|
|SSC North East Region GD||sscner.org.in|
|SSC Central Region GD||ssc-cr.org|
|SSC Eastern Region GD||sscer.org|
|SSC Madhya Pradesh region GD||sscmpr.org|
|SSC North West Region GD||sscnwr.org|
SSC GD Constable 2021 Exam: FAQs
Q1. What is the notification release date for SSC GD 2021 Exam?
Ans. The official notification for SSC GD Constable 2021 exam has been postponed due to the surge in the Covid-19 cases in India.
Q2. What is the exam date of the SSC GD Constable 2021 exam?
Ans. The online computer-based test for SSC GD Constable 2021 exam is scheduled to be conducted from August 02 to 25, 2021.
Q3. What is the eligibility of SSC GD?
Ans. A 10th class pass or equivalent candidate should be between 18 to 23 years is eligible for SSC General Duty Constable Exam.
Q4. I am 19 years old. Can I apply for this exam?
Ans. Yes, the age of a candidate should be between 18 to 23 years in order to be eligible for SSC GD 2021 Exam.
Q5. What is the minimum height required for SSC GD Constable?
Ans. Ans. The minimum height required for a male candidate is 170 cms and 157 cms for a female candidate.
Q6. What is SSC GD Constable salary?
Ans. The initial net salary for an SSC GD Constable is Rs. 23,527 per month (approximately) and the basic pay scale for SSC GD varies from Rs.21,700 to Rs.69,100.