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SSC GD Constable Salary Structure - Complete Details

Through a notification on 17th July 2021, the Staff Selection Commission announced an open competitive examination for recruitment to the post of Constables (General Duty). There are 25271 vacancies available. The recruitment process will consist of a computer-based test, Physical Efficiency Test, Physical Standard Test, Medical examination and Document Verification. The pay scale of General Duty Constable is based on Pay Level- 3 (Rs.21,700/- to Rs.69,100/-). Besides, perks and allowances are also provided. Continue reading to know more about the SSC GD Constable Salary and SSC GD Constable Job Profile important details, recruitment dates, etc. 

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SSC GD Constable - Important Dates 

ParticularsDetails
Name of the BoardStaff Selection Commission 
Name of ExaminationSSC GD Constable 2021
SSC GD Notification 202117th July 20121
Total Vacancies25271
Examination ModeOnline/ offline 
Selection processComputer-Based Examination, PST/PET, and DME/RME
Pay ScalePay Level-3 (Rs,21700/- to Rs. 69,100/-)
Starting Date of Application 17th July  2021
Last Date to fill Application Form31st August 2021
Last Date for making the 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 Examination Date16th November to 15th December 2021
Result DeclarationTo be announced
SSC GD Physical DateTo be announced
Official websitewww.ssc.nic.in

Posts in SSC GD Constable Recruitment

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

  • Constable GD in Border Security Force
  • Constable GD in Central Reserve Police Force
  • Constable GD in Central Industrial Security Force
  • Constable GD in Indo Tibetan Border Police Force
  • Constable GD in Sashastra Seema Bal
  • Constable GD in Secretariat Security Force
  • Constable GD in National Investigation Agency
  • Rifleman GD in Assam Rifles

SSC GD Constable Salary & Job Profile

SSC GD Constable Salary Structure

The in-hand salary for the post of SSC GD Constable is approximate Rs.23,527/- per month, the basic pay being Rs.21,700/-. The detailed information regarding the salary of SSC GD Constable is mentioned below: 

SSC GD Constable Salary

ComponentsAmount
Basic SSC GD SalaryRs.21,700/-
TA (Travel Allowance)Rs.1,224/-
HRA (House Rent Allowance)Rs.2,538/-
D.A. (Dearness Allowance)Rs.434/-
Total EarningsRs.25,896/-
Total Deduction:
Pension Contribution Rs.2,214/-CGHSRs.125/-CGEGISRs.30/-
(Rs.2,369/-)
Net EarningsRs.23,527/-

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SSC GD Constable Perks and Allowances

Besides the salary, the SSC GD Constables are also provided several other allowances and benefits.

  • Pension Schemes
  • Medical Facilities
  • Travel Allowance
  • Security Allowances
  • Field Allowance
  • Annual paid leaves

SSC GD Constable Job Profile

The responsibilities and duties of the Constable General Duty are demanding. They have to be available when needed. On joining the post, they are appointed as guards or escorts. Their duties are mentioned below:

  • A GD Constable has to work under the SHO and follow their instructions.
  • In the absence of SI and Asst. SI, the GD Constable, has to take responsibility for all duties and charges.
  • They may have to work on cases of investigation too.

Roles of GD Constable in Border Security Force 

  • To protect Indo-Bangladesh and Indo-Pakistan Borders.
  • To instil feeling security in the hearts of the people residing in the border areas.
  • To prevent unauthorized entry or exit on the Border.
  • And prevent trans-border crime.
  • To prevent illegal activities on the Border.
  • To acquire trans-border intelligence and pass it to their seniors.

Roles of GD Constable in Central Reserve Police Force

  • To work for maintaining internal security in the country.
  • To provide service as part of the Indian Peace Keeping Force and the United Nations peacekeeping missions.
  • Provide VIP security during elections and guarding of vital installations. Also, participate in counter Naxal operations.

Roles of GD Constable in Central Industrial Security Force

  • To provide security to the public sector units and other sensitive infrastructures.
  • To provide security at all commercial airports in India.
  • To protect the Government infrastructure projects and industrial units.
  • To provide security cover to persons nominated by the Home Ministry.
  • To protect industrial undertakings and installations.

Roles of GD Constable in Indo Tibetan Border Police Force

  • To protect the border between India and China
  • To keep vigilance on the Northern Borders
  • To restore and preserve order in case of a disturbance.
  • To prevent border violations, illegal immigration and trans-border smuggling.
  • To provide security to VIPs and sensitive installations.
  • To maintain peace and promote a feeling of security in the hearts of the local people.

Roles of GD Constable in Sashastra Seema Bal

  • To secure Indo-Bhutan and Indo-Nepal borders.
  • To prevent cross-border crimes and illegal activities.

Role of GD Constable in Secretariat Security Force

Secretariat Security Force works in the Secretariat premises for the protection of Secretariat property. Guards are also posted at Secretariat gates and other places within the premises to check the entry and exit of vehicles and people. They are deputed to maintain the security of the Secretariat.

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Roles of GD Constable in Assam Rifles

  • To provide internal security and prevent counter-insurgency under Board security operations.
  • To provide aid in times of emergency.
  • To provide communication, education, and medical assistance in remote areas.
  • In times of war, secure the rear areas while working as a combat force.

SSC GD Constable - Career Growth and Promotion

The GD Constables are promoted according to their performance and the period of service. Sometimes they have to appear for departmental examinations to be promoted. The salary too increases along with the promotion. The Constables may be further promoted to the posts of: 

  • Senior Constable
  • Head Constable
  • Assistant Sub Inspector
  • Sub Inspector
  • Inspector

Conclusion

If serving the Nation is your motto and you also desire the security of a government job, apply for the post of SSC GD Constable on the official website of the commission. Start preparing for the examination well in advance. Study earnestly and prepare well for the written examination. Maintain your physical fitness and stamina as you will need to qualify in the Physical tests in the final round of the recruitment process.

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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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