SSC GD Constable 2022

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SSC GD Constable Recruitment 2022:
Check Exam Pattern, Job Profile, How to Apply Online etc..

SSC (Staff Selection Commission of India) is soon going to declare the SSC GDnotification2022 recruitment in upcoming days.

SSC has released SSC GD notification 2022 on 27th October, 2022 on its official website for recruiting 24369 candidates for the post of constables.

Staff Selection Commission of India (SSC) conducts SSC GD Exam for recruiting candidates for the posts of General Duty Constables (GD) in CISF, ITBP, BSF, CRPF and Rifleman.

SSC GD Constable 2022: Overview

Exam Conducting Authority Staff Selection Commission (SSC)
Name of the Post General Duty (GD) Constable
Total SSC GD Vacancy 2022 24369
Official Notification Click Here
Selection Process Computer-Based Exam, PST/PET & DME/RME
Exam Mode Online
Admit Card Release Date To be announced Soon
Exam Date January, 2023
Exam Centre Pan India
Exam Name Official Website

Exam Pattern

SSC GD ConstableExam Pattern 2022

The Computer Based Examination will consist of single objective type test having 100 questions, carrying a total of 100 marks. All questions will be Objective in nature.

Computer Based Examination Pattern
Subject/Topic Total Questions Marks Exam Duration
General Intelligence & Reasoning 20 40 60 mins
General Knowledge & General Awareness 20 40
Elementary Mathematics 20 40
English/Hindi 20 40
Total 80 160

Note:There would be a negative marking of 0.50 mark for every wrong answer attempted by the candidates

Physical Efficiency Test (PET)
Activity Name Male Female Remarks
Race 5 Kms in 24 minutes. 1.6 Kms in 8 ½ minutes For candidates other than those belonging to Ladakh Region.
1.6 Kms in 6 ½ minutes 800 metres in 4 minutes For candidates of Ladakh

Physical Standard Test (PST)

For Male Candidates For Female Candidates
Height (General, SC & OBC) 170 157
Height (ST) 162.5 150
For Male Candidates For Female Candidates
Chest Expansion (General, SC & OBC) 80/ 5 N/A
Chest Expansion (ST) 76 / 5 N/A

Exam Date

SSC GD Constable Exam Date 2022

The SSC GD Constable Exam 2022 will be held in January 2023. Candidates must check the Important dates from below & submit their online application before the last date of application submissionas soon as the SSC GD Recruitment 2022 process starts.

SSC GD Constable Important Dates:
Event Name Exam Dates
SSC GD Constable 2022 Notification Released On 27-10-2022
Online Application Start Date 27-10-2022
Last Date to Apply Online 30-11-2022
Last Date & Time for Online Fee Payment 01-12-2022(23:00)
Last Date & Time for Offline Challan generation 30-11-2022(23:00)
Last date for payment through Challan (During Bank Working Hours) 01-12-2022
SSC GD Exam Date 2022 January, 2023
SSC GD Constable PST/PET Date To be announced soon
SSC GD Constable Medical Exam Date To be announced soon
SSC GD Constable Results Date To be announced soon
Click Here to Check SSC Calendar Here

How To Apply

SSC GD Constable 2022 Apply Online

a. Applications should be submitted in online mode only through the official website,

b. Applicants need to upload the scanned & colour passport size photograph in JPEG format (20 KB to 50KB).

Note: Applications without such date printed on the photograph might get rejected.

Image dimension of the photograph must be about 3.5 cm (width) x 4.5 cm (height). The photograph should be without cap, spectacles and both ears should be visible.

c. The Last date and time for submission of online applications for SSC MTS will be announced in the upcoming Notification.

d. Before final submission of the online application, applicants must cross check that they have filled correct details in every field of the form as after submission of the application form, no further changes/ correction/ modification shall be entertained under any circumstances.

Online Application Fee:

The Fee payable for Online Application is Rs 100/- (Rs one hundred only).

a. Female candidates and candidates belonging to Scheduled Castes (SC), Scheduled Tribes (ST), Persons with Disabilities (PwD) and Ex-servicemen (ESM) are eligible for reservation and exempted from payment of fee.


SSSC GD Constable Syllabus 2022

The SSC GD syllabus 2022 consists of following sections/Topics which are detailed below:

English/Hindi Language:

In this section, Ability of candidates in understanding English/Hindi Language, its vocabulary, grammar, sentence structure, synonyms, antonyms and its correct usage, etc. and writing ability shall be tested.

General Intelligence and 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.

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, use of Tables and Graphs, Mensuration, Time and Distance, Ratio and Time, Time and Work, etc.

General Knowledge and General Awareness:

Questions in this component shall be aimed at testing the candidate’s general awareness of environment around him. Questions shall also be designed in such a way that would 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 & Knowledgeable person. The test shall also include questions relating to India and its neighbouring countries, especially events 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.

SSC GD Constable Previous Year Cut Offs

The Force wise cut offs of SSC GD Constable for the year 2018-19 are tabulated below:
SSC GD Cut Off List Category Name
(Force Name) SC ST OBC UR
BSF (Border Security Force) 52 46 56 62
CISF (Central Industrial Security Force) 62 56 69 73
CRPF (Central Reserve Police Force) 54 49 58 63
SSB (Sashastra Seema Bal) 59 50 66 72
ITPB(Indo-Tibetan Border Police) 55 49 59 64
AR(Assam Rifles) 68 62 75 80
NIA (National Investigation Agency) 79 72 84 88
SSF(Secretariat Security Force) 72 68 77 84
The State wise SSC CD constable cut off for the Year 2018-19
State Name SC ST OBC UR Ex.S
Bihar 58 63 66 69 35
Gujarat 38 40 39 45 35
Himachal Pradesh 45 48 46 50 35
Jammu & Kashmir 37 35 33 41 35
Manipur 33 34 37 41 35
Nagaland * 33 * 42 35
Punjab 45 * 44 48 35
Rajasthan 64 65 71 73 35
Tripura 37 33 40 41 35
Uttar Pradesh 64 64 70 73 35
Uttarakhand 50 54 55 58 35
West Bengal 43 45 42 51 35


SSC GD Constable Vacancy 2022

Staff Selection Commission of India is soon going to declare the notification for SSC GD Constable 2022 recruitmentprocess in which the Vacancies will be announced for the session 2022.

Last year, SSC had announced a total of 25271 vacancies for the post of constables as per various forces like Border Security Force or BSF, Central Industrial Security Force or CISF, etc. having 22424 vacancies for male candidates and 2847 vacancies for female candidates.

Force Name Vacancies for Male Candidates Vacancies for Female Candidates Grand Total
BSF 1405 917 1980 887 3733 8922 245 163 348 158 661 1575 10497
CISF 8 5 18 9 50 90 0 0 0 0 10 10 100
CRPF 1357 460 1975 878 3710 8380 84 49 118 52 228 531 8911
SSB 204 76 243 54 464 1041 61 6 69 0 107 243 1284
ITBP 188 159 277 110 637 1371 30 22 48 7 135 242 1613
AR 191 313 308 169 716 1697 0 0 0 0 0 0 1697
NIA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
SSF 24 0 14 8 32 78 8 0 5 2 10 25 103
TOTAL 3377 1930 4815 2115 9342 21579 429 246 580 221 1150 2626 24205

Salary & Job Profile:

SSC GD Constable Salary 2022

The Salary of SSC GD Constable comes under Pay band Level-3 (Rs 21700-69100). The SSC GD Salary structure of a Constable is tabulated below:

Salary Structure Gross Amount

(in Rs.)
Deductions Amount (in Rs.)
Basic 21700 CGHS 125
Transportation Allowance

(City – A1)

(1200 + 24)
House Rent Allowance

(City – X)
2538 Pension Contribution 2214
Dearness Allowance 434
Total Earnings 25896 Total Deductions 2369
Net Earnings 23527

SSC GD Constable Job Profile 2022

The major responsibility of SSC GD Constable is the safety and security of the country and its citizens.

Let’s discuss about the Force wise Job Profile of SSC GD Constable employees:

Central Industrial Security Force (CISF)

• Major responsibility includes providing safety & security to PSUs and other important government infrastructure projects, industrial units etc.

• Also, in most cases, CISF Constables are made in-charge for security at all commercial airports throughout India.

• The Special Security Group (SSG) is responsible for providing security to the members nominated by the Home Ministry of India.

Sahastra Seema Bal (SSB)

The responsibilities of SSB are mentioned below:

• To continuously monitor and prevent any kind of cross-border terrorism, and other illegal encroachments/activities.

• Responsible for protecting Borders such as Indo – Nepal, and Indo – Bhutan borders.

Border Security Force (BSF)

The nature of duties of a BSF personnel are mentioned below:

• Responsible for protecting Indo-Pakistan and Indo-Bangladesh Border.

• Need to perform Anti-infiltration duties.

• To prevent any unauthorized entry and exit from the territory of India.

• Responsible for preventing illegal activities such as smuggling etc. across the Border.

• Also, BSF personnel are required to gather trans-border intelligence.

Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP)

The nature of duties of a ITBP personnel includes:

• Protecting the border area between India & China (from Ladakh to Arunachal Pradesh) region.

• To check illegal immigration and trans-border smuggling.

• To restore and maintain peace, law and order in the area of disturbance.

• Monitoring the northern area borders, detection & prevention of any kind of border violations.

Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF)

• It is responsible for looking after the internal security matters of India and it also operates in foreign nations as a part of Indian Peace Keeping.

• Their responsibility varies from VIP security to election duties, handling of counter-Naxal operations etc.

Rifleman (General Duty) in Assam Rifles

It works under the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) & offers services such as,

• In-charge of all activities/tasks in the absence of Assistant Sub-Inspector and Sub-Inspector.

• They have the right to investigate a case if the SI asks them to do so.

• They might be needed to patrol the urban areas as per requirement.

Eligibility Criteria

SSC GD Constable 2022 Eligibility Criteria

SSC GD Constable Nationality:

The candidate must be either:
• A Citizen of India,
• Vacancies in CAPFs & AR are state/UT/area wise hence a candidate must submit domicile/PRC against his state/ UT.

SSC GD age limit

18-23 years as on 01-01-2023. Candidates should not have been born earlier than 02-01-2000 and later than 01-01-2005 in normal course. However, after relaxation of three (03) years in upper age, the candidate should not have been born earlier than 02-01-1997

Note: Due to unprecedented ‘Covid Pandemic’, it has been decided by the Government to grant three (03) years age relaxation beyond respective prescribed upper age limit for all categories of the candidates as one-time measure for this recruitment.

Candidates belonging to reserved categories shall be given certain Age Relaxations as per the government rules:

Category Age Relaxation
Scheduled Caste (SC)/Scheduled Tribe (ST) 5 years
Other Backward Class (OBC) 3 years
Ex-Servicemen (ExS) 3 (after deduction of the military service renderedfrom the actual age as on the date of reckoning)
Children and dependents of victims killed in the1984 riots or communal riots of 2002 in Gujarat (Unreserved) 5 years
Children and dependents of victims killed in the1984 riots or communal riots of 2002 in Gujarat (OBC) 8 years
Children and dependents of victims killed in the1,984 riots or communal riots of 2002 in Gujarat (SC/ST) 10 years
Candidates who had ordinarily been domiciled in theState of Jammu & Kashmir during the period from January 1, 1980, toDecember 31, 1989 5 years
SSC GD Educational Qualifications (As on 01-01-2023):

Candidates applying for SSC GD Constable posts (BSF, CRPF, CISF, ITBP, SSF, SSB, NIA and riflemen) should have cleared 10th standard or equivalent from a recognized board/University.

Note: Applicants not acquiring the essential qualifications will not be eligible for appearing in the exam.