SSC GD Syllabus 2021: The SSC GD Syllabus is the first and foremost step to begin with your preparation for the upcoming General Duty Constable Exam. With the help of SSC GD exam pattern and syllabus, the candidates can plan a well-mannered strategy for the upcoming SSC GD and can prepare in a systematic manner.Staff Selection Commission (SSC) has released the SSC GD Syllabus & Exam Pattern for the post of constables along with official notification.
As the notification is out for 25271 Constable vacancies, so the candidates who are going to appear for the recruitment process must start their preparation for SSC GD 2021 with the updated SSC GD Exam Pattern and Syllabus. The latest SSC GD Constable syllabus has been published in the official notification of SSC GD and we have detailed it in this article for your reference.
Have a glimpse of SSC GD Constable Syllabus and Exam Pattern from the below table.
|Name of Examination||SSC GD 2021|
|Post Name||General Duty Constable|
|Type of Exam||• CBE – Online Test
• PET, PST & DME – Offline/ Physical Test
|Duration of Online Exam||90 minutes (1 hour 30 minutes)|
|Language of Online Exam||• English
|Maximum Marks (Online Exam)||100 marks|
|Category||SSC GD Syllabus & Exam Pattern|
|Type of Questions (Online Exam)||All questions of CBE will be of Objective type (MCQs)|
|Marking Scheme||1 mark for each correct answer|
|Negative Marking||0.25 negative marking for wrong answers|
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 with 100 questions in total.
• The duration for the SSC GD Constable Tier I exam is 90 minutes.
• The Computer Based Examination (CBE) is conducted in bilingual languages – English and Hindi only.
• There is 0.25 negative marking for every incorrect answer in the SSC GD online test.
• The questions asked in online examination will be of High School (10th) level.
|Subject||No. of Questions||Maximum Marks||Exam Duration|
|General Intelligence & Reasoning||25||25||90 minutes (1 hour 30 minutes)|
|General Knowledge & General Awareness||25||25|
To begin with the preparation for SSC GD Constable Online Exam 2021, the candidate should be familiar with SSC GD Syllabus 2021 which has been discussed topic-wise below. Bookmark this page and do not miss any topic uncovered during your preparation.
This section will include the questions that will determine the candidate's analytical aptitude and ability to observe and distinguish patterns of non-verbal type. The questions in this section will be on the topics as:
This section will be accessing the candidate’s general awareness of the day-to-day activities around. The candidate must have vast 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
The topics that are covered in this section will be of high-school level. This section require proper practice with speed and accuracy of solving tricky questions. The mathematical problems will be from the below mentioned topics.
Candidates’ ability to understand basic English/ Hindi and his basic comprehension would be tested.
The candidates who scores more than the cut off marks for SSC GD Online Exam, will be eligible to appear in the Physical Efficiency Test for which the standards have been set by SSC.
|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).
The PET will be followed with 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 has been discussed below:
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||160||147.5|
|Candidates hailing from the North-Eastern States of Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Sikkim & Tripura||162.5||152.5|
|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|
|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.
Q1. What is the SSC GD Syllabus?
Ans. SSC GD Constable Syllabus covers General Intelligence & Reasoning, Elementary Mathematics, English/ Hindi and General Knowledge & General Awareness subjects for SSC GD online examination.
Q2. What is the minimum height required for SSC GD Constable?
Ans. The minimum height required for male candidates of General, SC & OBC categories is 170 cms and 157 cms for female candidates.
Q3. How many questions will be asked in SSC GD online exam?
Ans. The online SSC GD online examination consists of 4 sections having a total of 100 questions.
Q4. What are the posts in SSC GD?
Ans. SSC GD Recruitment is released for the posts of Constable (General Duty) and Rifleman (General Duty).