The SSC GD syllabus and exam pattern for SSC General Duty post of Constables (GD) exam is set by the Staff Selection Commission (SSC). With the help of SSC GD exam pattern and syllabus, candidates can make a strategy for the exam preparation in a systematic manner. The latest SSC GD Constable syllabus is published in the official notification of SSC GD. Candidates can know further information about about syllabus & exam pattern by reading this article.
As per the SSC GD Constable exam pattern, the Tier 1 exam is an online, multiple-choice based exam. The exam consists of 4 sections having 100 questions in total. The total marks assigned for the online exam is 100. The duration for the Tier I exam is 90 minutes. The questions in all the above components will be of 10th level.
|Subject||No. of Questions||Maximum Marks||Exam Duration|
|General Intelligence & Reasoning||25||25||90 minutes|
|General Knowledge & General Awareness||25||25|
|Type||For Male Candidates||For Female Candidates|
|Race||5 Km in 24 minutes||1.6 Km in 8(1/2) minutes|
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 medical Examination (DME).
Physical standards laid down for the post of Constable/Rifleman are:
|For Male Candidates||For Female Candidates|
|General ,SC & OBC||170||157|
|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||162.5||150|
|candidates falling in the categories of Garhwalis, Kumaonis, Dogras, Marathas and candidates belonging to the States of Assam, Himachal Pradesh and Jammu & Kashmir||165||155|
|For Male Candidates||For Female Candidates|
|General, SC & OBC||80/ 5||N/A|
|Scheduled Tribes||76 / 5||N/A|
|Garhwalis, Kumaonis, Dogras, Marathas and candidates belonging to the States of Assam, Himachal Pradesh and Jammu & Kashmir||78 / 5||N/A|
|candidates hailing from North Eastern States of Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Sikkim and Tripura||77 / 5||N/A|
• Proportionate as per the height and medical standard for male and female.
|Visual Acuity Unaided||Uncorrected Visual Acuity||Refraction||Color 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.
The syllabus for the Examination will be as follows:
A. 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.
B. 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.
C. 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.
D. English/ Hindi: Candidates’ ability to understand basic English/ Hindi and his basic comprehension would be tested.