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 the 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.
|SSC GD Syllabus 2021 Highlights|
|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:
Similarities and differences
Arithmetical reasoning and figural classification
Arithmetic number series
Non- verbal series
Coding and decoding
This section will be accessing the candidate’s general awareness GK of the day-to-day activities around. The candidate must have the vast knowledge of current affairs (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 neighboring countries especially pertaining to
The topics that are covered in this section will be of high school level. This section requires proper practice with speed and accuracy of solving tricky questions. The mathematical problems will be from the below-mentioned topics.
Problems Related to Numbers
Computation of Whole Numbers
Decimals and Fractions
Relationship between Numbers
Fundamental arithmetical operations
Ratio and Proportion
Profit and Loss
Time and Distance
Ratio and Time
Time and Work
The candidates’ ability to understand basic English and its basic comprehension would be tested. Whether you choose to appear in English or Hindi language, this section will be in English language only for all candidates.
Fill in the blanks
Synonyms & Antonyms
Phrase and idioms meaning
One Word Substitution
The candidates who have been planning to appear in SSC GD 2021 Exam in Hindi language can go through the subject-wise topics from the below section.
This section will be only in Hindi language to assess the candidate's knowledge for the language. The topics covered under this section are listed below.
संधि और संधि विच्छेद
मुहावरे और लोकोक्तियाँ
सामासिक पदों की रचना और समास विग्रह
विपरीतार्थक (विलोम) शब्द
वाक्यांश के लिए एक सार्थक शब्द
संज्ञा शब्दों से विशेषण बनाना
वाक्य-शुद्धि : अशुद्ध वाक्यों का शुद्धिकरण और वाक्यगत अशुद्धि का कारण
वाच्य : कर्तृवाच्य, कर्मवाच्य और भाववाच्य प्रयोग
क्रिया : सकर्मक, अकर्मक और पूर्वकालिक क्रियाएँ
शब्द-शुद्धि : अशुद्ध शब्दों का शुद्धिकरण और शब्दगत अशुद्धि का कारण
अंग्रेजी के पारिभाषिक (तकनीकी) शब्दों के समानार्थक हिंदी शब्द
सरल, संयुक्त और मिश्र अंग्रेजी वाक्यों का हिंदी में रूपांतरण और हिंदी वाक्यों का अंग्रेजी में रूपांतरण
कार्यालयी पत्रों से संबंधित ज्ञान
TThe topics for General Knowledge and General Awareness topic has been mentioned below in Hindi Language.
भारत और उसके पड़ोसी देश
The topics covered in Elementary Mathematice in SSC GD Syllabus 2021 has been listed below in Hindi language.
संख्या प्रणाली से संबंधित समस्याएं
मौलिक अंकगणितीय समस्याएं
संपूर्ण संख्याओं की गणना
संख्या के बीच संबंध
समय और काम
औसत & ब्याज
लाभ और हानि
अनुपात और समानुपात
अनुपात और समय
Check SSC GD Syllabus for Reasoning and General Intelligence section in Hindi from below.
अंकगणित संख्या श्रृंखला
कोडिंग और डिकोडिंग
रिश्ते की अवधारणा
The candidates who score more than the cut-off marks for the 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:
|Minimum Height Required for SSC GD Constable|
|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|
|Minimum Chest Required for SSC GD Constable|
|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).