SSC Constable GD 2017 Recruitment

Overview :

Staff Selection commission is going to release an official notification for SSC constable GD recruitment 2017. The commencement of online application will be start soon at that is an official website managed by staff selection commission. The eligible and interested candidates can file an online application form for SSC constable GD vacancy 2017 by visiting the official site that is The official site or are also recommended to apply for constable GD posts liberated by staff selection commission.

SSC or known as Staff Selection Commission keeps releasing online application forms for inviting the eligible and interested candidates. SSC releases a number of notifications and announcements for the jobs in SSC departments of India so that eligible candidates can apply for the posts according to their eligibility and educational qualification.

About SSC: In the year 1975, on 4th November, Government Of India (GOI) formed a commission that was called Subordinate Service Commission. Later on, from 26th September 1977, Subordinate Services Commission was retitled as Staff Selection Commission that is commonly known as SSC by the masses. Till now, SSC consist seven regional workplaces in India at different locations. The locations comprise some of the cities and states such as Allahabad, Kolkata, Mumbai, Chennai, Bangalore and Guwahati. SSC also contains two sub-regional headquarters at Raipur and Chandigarh cities.

SSC also known as Staff Selection Commission is one of the most well-known government division in India. SSC takes the accountability to inform applicants about jobs ad vacancies at many levels such as SSC CGL, CPO, CHSL and other. Staff Selection Commission is also known as Karmchari Chayan Aayog in Hindi by many people in India. It holds full responsibility of aspirants to release posts for numerous government department and subordinate offices. The headquarter for SSC is located in New Delhi that is the capital city of India.

Vacancy Details :

The Staff Selection Commission is going to announce the statement for GD Constable Examination to recruit applicants for the post of GD Constable in BSF, CRPF, CISF, ITBP, SSF, SSB, NIA and riflemen. The whole recruitment process will be completed in four stages including Physical Standard Test (PST), Physical Efficiency Test (PET), computer based test and at the last the medical test. Those all applicants who qualifies written examination, will be eligible for medical test and those candidates who qualify medical test will be appointed as GD Constable Posts.

Organization Name: Staff Selection Commission (SSC)

Exam Name: SSC Constable GD (General Duty – Constable)

Exam Level: All India

Number of Posts: 57,000

Exam Mode: Offline & Online (need to choose by candidate)

Vacant Posts for Male Candidates
Forces SC ST OBC GEN No. of  Vacancy
BSF 2892 1699 4204 9463 18258
CISF 697 392 1410 2399 4898
CRPF 3990 2495 4993 12375 28751
SSB 999 498 1424 2998 5919
ITBP 517 390 682 1906 3495
AR 49 55 61 258 423
NIA 19 09 29 49 106
SSF 27 46 62 242 377
Vacant Posts for Female Candidates
Forces SC ST OBC GEN No. of Vacancy
BSF 800 498 1123 2765 5186
CISF 85 44 146 290 565
CRPF 354 196 490 1000 2040
SSB 100 59 179 347 685
ITBP 50 45 97 182 374
AR 49 59 67 159 334
NIA 03 00 04 05 12
SSF 06 08 09 20 43

Eligibility Criteria :

Candidates must fulfill the eligibility criteria before applying through online or offline mode. In case candidate input wrong information about eligibility criteria then the application will be cancelled. Find here the minimum educational and age limit so that it may be helpful for candidates to know the eligibility criteria of SSC GD Constable 2017. The candidates must read the below educational criteria carefully before filling the online SSC constable GD application form.

Educational Qualifications: Candidates for the posts of GD Constable in BSF, CRPF, CISF, ITBP, SSF, SSB, NIA and riflemen must have a degree or diploma of minimum 10th Pass from a recognized board or educational institute.

Age Limit: Minimum age is 18 years and maximum age is 23 years. Age relaxation will be provided to reserved categories as per the government rules. The upper age limit relaxation provided to SC, ST, OBC candidates.

The age relaxation will be applicable according to the table mentioned below herein:

S. No. Category Age Limit
1 OBC 26 years
2 ST/SC 28 years
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

Note: Candidates should be the citizen of India.

How to Apply :

The candidates will have to follow the points described here for filling the online application form for SSC constable GD recruitment 2017. Keep in mind to fill only accurate details while filling the online form.

  • Go to the official website of the department.
  • Then go to the Registration segment.
  • Get yourself registered on the official web portal through part I registration.
  • Start filling the online Application form.
  • Fill up all the details inquired by the web page which may comprise your Name, Address, email. Mobile Number, Category Educational Qualifications etc.
  • Don't forget to fill an identification mark inn SSC Constable GD. (The mark will be checked at the time of physical test.)
  • Pay the fees to confirm your registration that will only be considered after the payment of application fee.
  • Take a hard copy of registration form for future reference.

The application procedure for SSC constable GD will be in two steps. For part I registration candidates have to fill all the common details such as name, mother's name, father's name, address, email address, mobile number, category and so on. After completing full online form of SSC constable GD stage I aspirants have to click on submit button. By doing so, they will get registration number and password for the part II registration form. In part II registration candidates, have to enter educational qualification and then they will have to upload scanned copies of passport size photograph and signature at definite size.

Exam Pattern :

The examination for SSC constable GD posts will be in three main steps that are:

  1. Physical Standards Test & Physical Efficiency Test
  2. Written Examination (Objective Type) (100 Marks)
  3. Medical Test

The written examination pattern will be based on the newest form. There will be four types of objective type questions. There will be 25 questions for type and each question will carry one marks. For any wrongly answered question, 1/4th mark will be deducted.

SSC Constable GD Exam Pattern For Written Examination

Part Subject No. of Questions Maximum Marks Exam Duration
A General Intelligence & Reasoning 25 25 2 hours
B General Knowledge & General Awareness 25 25
C Elementary Mathematics 25 25
D English/ Hindi 25 25
  Total 100 100  

Examination Pattern For PST & PET Tests:

Type For Male candidates For Female candidates
Race 5 Km in 24 minutes 1.6 Km in 8 minutes

Exam Pattern For Medical Test

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

Exam Dates :

Starting for Online Application: Dec. 2017

Closing for Online Application: Dec. 2017

Exam Date: Jan 2017

Syllabus :

Part A: General Intelligence & Reasoning

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.

Part B: General Knowledge and General Awareness

Questions in this section will be mentioned for checking candidate's general awareness. Questions will also be designed to test knowledge of current events and of such matters of everyday 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 neighbouring countries especially pertaining to sports, History, Culture, Geography, Economic Scene, General Polity, Indian Constitution, and scientific Research etc.

Part C: Elementary Mathematics

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. will be included

Part D: English/Hindi

Aspirant's ability to understand Basic English & Hindi, basic comprehension would can be tested in written exam.

17 till or before last date. The aspirants who want more details about SSC constable GD vacancy can visit the official site for staff selection commission.

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