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SSC GD Constable Eligibility 2022 - Age, Education

SSC GD Constable Eligibility 2022

The eligibility criteria for the SSC GD Constable 2022 will be released with the official notification on 22nd February 2023. Meanwhile, aspirants can check the details of the previous year eligibility below.

The SSC has issued a notification on 17th July 2021 for the recruitment to the post of Constable General Duty. There are 25271 vacancies available. The selection process comprises an online test, Physical Efficiency Test, Physical Standard Test, Medical examination, and document verification. To be eligible to apply for the job, the candidate must be an Indian National. The SSC GD Constable Eligibility also demands that the candidate be a Matriculate or have passed class 10 of some recognized Board/ university and should be between 18 and 23 years of age. Continue reading further for information regarding important details and eligibility criteria for the SSC GD Constable recruitment.

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SSC GD Important Dates and Details

ParticularsDetails
Name of the BoardStaff Selection Commission 
Name of the ExaminationSSC GD 2021
SSC GD Constable Notification 202117th July 20121
Total Vacancies25271
Starting Date of Application Form17th July 2021
Last Date to fill Application Form31st August 2021
Last Date for making payment2nd September 2021
Last Date for Generation of Offline Challan4th  September 2021
Last Date for Payment through Challan7th September 2021
Admit Card Declaration6th November 2021
Online Exam Date16th November to 15th December 2021
Result Declaration15th April 2022
SSC GD Physical DateTo be announced
Official websitewww.ssc.nic.in

Posts in SSC GD

The examination for the SSC GD is conducted to recruit Constables for the following government forces:

  1. Constable GD in Border Security Force
  2. Constable GD in CRPF
  3. Constable GD in Central Industrial Security Force
  4. Constable GD in ITBP
  5. Constable GD in Sashastra Seema Bal
  6. Constable GD in Secretariat Security Force
  7. Constable GD in National Investigation Agency
  8. Rifleman GD in Assam Rifles

SSC GD Constable Eligibility Criteria 

The candidate should meet all the SSC GD Constable Eligibility criteria listed below to qualify for recruitment.

Nationality

The candidate must be an Indian citizen. 

SSC GD Constable Age Limit

The candidate should be between 18 to 23 years of age as of 1st August. The following relaxations are provided to the reserved categories

CategoryAge Relaxation
Scheduled Tribe and Scheduled Caste 5 years
Other Backward Classes3 years
Ex-servicemen3 years
children and family members of victims killed in riots of 1984 and Gujarat communal riots- unreserved5 years
ST/SC family members and children of the victim killed in riots of Gujarat and 1984 riots10 years
OBC family members and children of the victim killed in riots of 1984 and Gujarat or riots.8 years
Candidates who have been domiciled in Jammu and Kashmir during this particular period January 1, 1980, to December 31, 19895 years

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SSC GD Constable Education Qualification

The candidates must have cleared Matriculation or 10th class examination from a recognised board/ university. 

Physical Standards

For Male & Female Candidate

If you wish to apply for the Constable General Duty post, it is important to meet the required physical standards and measurements. There are 2 types of Staff Selection Commission General Duty Constable Physical tests. The PET and the PST. The candidate has to clear both these tests to move ahead in the recruitment process:

Height for Male Candidate: 170 cm

Height for Female Candidate: 157 cm

Relaxations for the Height criteria for the reserved categories are mentioned below:

CategoryHeight (Male)  Height (Female)
Scheduled Tribes162.5 cm150 cm
All scheduled Tribe candidates of North East States (NE States)157 cm147.5 cm
All Scheduled Tribe candidates of Left-Wing Extremism affected districts160 cm147.5 cm
Candidates falling in the categories of Kumaonis, Garwalis, Marathas, Dogras, and candidates belonging to States/ Union Territories of Assam, Jammu and Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh, and Ladakh165 cm155 cm
Candidates hailing from the North-East States of Arunachal Pradesh, Meghalaya Manipur, Mizoram, Nagaland, Tripura and Sikkim162.5 cm152.5 cm
Candidates from the Gorkha Territorial Administration (GTA) comprising of the three Sub-Divisions of Darjeeling District, namely Darjeeling, Kurseong and Kalimpong, including the following "Mouzas" and  Sub-Division of the following Districts :1. Lohagarh Tea Garden 2.  Lohagarh Forest 3. Barachenga4. Rangmohan5. Panighata 6.Chota Adalpur 7. Paharu 8. Sukna Forest 9. Sukna Part-I 10. Pantapati Forest-I 11. Mahanadi Forest 12.Champasari Forest 13. SalbariChhatpart-II14.  Sitong Forest 15. Sivoke Hill Forest 16. Sivoke Forest 17. ChhotaChenga18. Nipania.157 cm152.5 cm

Chest: 

The male candidates should have the following standards Of Chest measurement.

  • Un-expanded: 80 cms
  • Minimum expansion: 5 cms

Relaxation for Chest measurement for the reserved categories is as under:

CategoryUn-expanded (cms)Minimum Expansion (cms)
All Scheduled Tribe Candidates76 cm5 cm
Candidates falling in the categories of Kumaonis, Garwalis, Marathas, Dogras, and candidates belonging to States/ Union Territories of Assam, Jammu and Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh, and Ladakh78 cm5cm
Candidates from the Gorkha Territorial Administration (GTA) comprising of the three Sub-Divisions of Darjeeling District, namely Darjeeling, Kurseong and Kalimpong, including the following "Mouzas" and  Sub-Division of the following Districts :1. Lohagarh Tea Garden 2. Lohagarh Forest 3. Barachenga4. Rangmohan5. Panighata 6. Chota Adalpur 7. Paharu 8.Sukna Forest 9. Sukna Part-I 10. Pantapati Forest-I 11. Mahanadi Forest 12.Champasari Forest 13. SalbariChhatpart-II14.  Sitong Forest 15. Sivoke Hill Forest 16. Sivoke Forest 17. ChhotaChenga18. Nipania77 cm5 cm

The SSC will not take chest measurements for Female candidates.

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Weight

Proportionate to the height & age as per the medical standards.

Physical Efficiency Test

Candidates have to clear the race within the following time limits:

PET ActivityMale CandidatesFemale Candidates
Race5 kilometres in 24 minutes. 1.6 kilometres in 8 ½ minutes.
Race qualification for Ladakh Region1 mile in6 ½ minutes. 800 meters in 4 ½ minutes.

Medical Standard

 EyeSightBetter EyeWorst Eye
Visual-Acuity unaided (NEAR VISION)N6N9
Uncorrected Visual- Acuity (DISTANT VISION)6/66/9
RefractionNo Visual correction is permitted. 
Colour VisionCP-III BY ISHIHARA
RemarksFor a right-handed person, the Right eye is a better eye and vice versa. Binocular vision required

Conclusion

If you want to work in a Government department but feel that you don't have the educational qualification for a prestigious government job, you are mistaken. If you are an Indian National between 21 to 23 years of age and a matriculate or class 10 pass, here is the chance to realize your dream. Check out the SSC GD Constable Eligibility Criteria and fill the application form. Study hard according to the syllabus and also pay attention to your physical strength and stamina build-up. Since the examination date has not been announced yet, you have enough time to prepare well for the written examination and the physical tests. 

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FAQs

What are the selection stages for the SSC GD Constable Exam?

The SSC GD Constable Exam selection stages consists of 3 rounds- Computer Based test (CBE), Physical Efficiency Test (PET), Physical Standard Test (PST), Medical Exam [ Detailed Medical Exam (DME), Review Medical Exam]

Is there any age limit for applying for the SSC GD Constable Exam? +

Yes, candidates applying for the GD Constable Exam must be 18-23 as of 01st August 2021. However, there are few relaxations in the case of few categories of candidates.

What are the minimum eligibility criteria for the SSC GD Constable Exam? +

Candidates interested in taking the exam should be a class X pass out.

How many times the SSC GD Constable Exam is conducted in a year? +

There is no fixed number of times to conduct the exam. The notification regarding the GD Exam for Constable Recruitment is released based on the vacancies intimated by MHA or Delhi police

What are the application fees for the SSC GD Constable Exam? +

Candidates need to pay Rs 100 as the application fee for the exam. However, for few categories of candidates, the application fees are exempted.

Is there any negative marking in the exam? +

There is no negative marking in the SSC GD computer-based exam. With every right answer, the student is awarded one mark.

What is the salary for the SSC GD constable? +

The average salary after qualifying for the exam is Rs 21,700 to Rs 69,100.

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