SSC GD Recruitment 2022 – GD Constable 45284 Post

Staff Section Commission (SSC), India has invited online applications against various vacancies for the post of Constable (General Duty) in Border Security Force (BSF), Central Industrial Security Force (CISF), Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF), Indo Tibetan Border Police (ITBP), Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB), Secretariat Security Force (SSF), Rifleman (General Duty) in Assam Rifles (AR) and Sepoy in NCB (Narcotics Control Bureau) as per the Recruitment Scheme formulated by the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) and as per the Memorandum of Understanding signed between Ministry of Home Affairs and the Staff Selection Commission. The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) will conduct an open Examination in Computer-based Test (CBT) mode followed by a Physical Efficiency Test (PET), Physical Standard Test (PST), Medical Examination and Document Verification. Interested and eligible candidates who are seeking to apply can fill the SSC GD Recruitment 2022. All the information is given below:

SSC GD Recruitment 2022: Highlights

Organization NameStaff Section Commission (SSC)
Posts NameBSF, CISF, CRPF, SSB, ITBP, Rifleman (General Duty) in Assam Rifles (AR), SSF, NCB
Total Vacancies24369 Post 45284 Posts
Job locationIndia
Qualification10th Pass
Application ProcessOnline
Application FeeRs.100/-
Start Date27th October 2022
Last Date30th November 2022

Post Details for SSC GD Recruitment 2022

Name of Post: Constable (General Duty)

No of Posts: 24,369 Posts 45284 Posts

# Male: 21,579 posts 40,274
# Female: 2,626 posts 4,835

Educational Qualification: The candidates must have passed Matriculation or 10th Class Examination from a recognized Board/ University.

Age Limit: Candidates age should be between 18 years to 23 years as on 1st January 2023. Candidate should be born between 2nd January 2000 to 1st January 2005 (both dates inclusive). 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.

Age Relaxation:

Code NoCategoryAge-relaxation permissible beyond the upper age limit
01SC/ ST 5 years
02OBC 3 years
03Ex-Servicemen 3 years after deduction of the military service rendered from the actual age as on the date of reckoning.

Pay Scale: Pay Level-1 (Rs.18,000 to 56,900) for the post of Sepoy in NCB and Pay Level-3 (Rs.21,700 to 69,100) for all other posts.

Centers of Exam (Northeast Region): Itanagar (5001), Dibrugarh (5102), Guwahati (Dispur) (5105), Jorhat (5107), Silchar (5111), Churachandpur (5502), Imphal (5501), Ukhrul (5503), Shillong (5401), Aizwal (5701), Dimapur (5301), Kohima (5302), Agartala (5601).

The details of vacancies are as follows:


Application Fee Details

CategoryApplication Fee
SC / ST / Ex-Servicemen / WomenExempted

Important Dates

Starting date27 September 2022
Last date30 November 2022
Date of CBT ExamJanuary 2023

Important Links

Official WebsiteClick Here
Official NotificationClick Here
Online Application LinkClick Here

Steps to Apply Online for SSC GD Recruitment 2022

Interested and eligible candidates may apply online for these vacancies through online mode by visiting the official SSC Portal. Candidates have to follow below-mentioned steps to apply for SSC GD Constable recruitment 2022.

Step 1:  Scroll Up and Click on the Online Application Link in the Important Link section.
Step 2:  The Official page of SSC will open up in the new window. Click on New User? Register Now.
Step 3:  To complete the Registration process of the SSC Portal, candidates have to provide basic details like name, parent’s name, date of birth, email id, mobile number, etc.
Step 4: Click on the I Agree checkbox to declare that the information given by you in this form is true, complete, and correct. After verifying all the details click on the Final Submit button to complete your Registration process.
Note: It is advised that candidates verify their details before submitting the form. and note the unique Registration ID Provided by SSC Portal for future use purposes.
Step 5:  After registration, log in with your ID using the OTP provided through Email.
Step 6: After Login, Set Your New Password.
Step 7: Click on Apply button of SSC GD Constable Recruitment 2022.
Step 8: In the next step, the Candidate Have to Fill other Details like the Preference of Examination Centres, Preference of posts, Details of Qualifying Educational Qualification, and required to upload photographs and signatures by following the requisites mentioned by the Staff Selection Commission of India.
Photograph The photograph of a candidate must be clicked in front of white color or light-colored background. The size of the photograph must be more than 20 kb and less than 50 kb in size. The resolution of the photograph must be 3.5*4.5 cm in width and height. and mention the date of photography taken on the photograph.
Signature The signature provided by the candidate must be in black or blue ink on the white sheet. The scanned copy of the signature that needs to be submitted must be in jpg format and it should be more than 10 kb and less than 20 kb in size. The resolution of the image should be 4.0*2.0 cm in width and height.
Step 9: After filling out the application form, candidates must preview the entire application, because the application form once submitted cannot be edited again.
Step 10: Now, you have to pay the examination fee. After successful payment, your application will be submitted.
Step 11: Also, you will receive an acknowledgment copy of your submission. Keep that acknowledgment copy for future use.

Read: Full Step by Step Procedure to Apply SSC GD CONSTABLE RECRUITMENT

Computer Based Test (CBT)

Candidates who will submit their applications for SSC GD Constable Recruitment will have to appear in Computer Based Test (CBT). The computer-based examination will consist of one objective type of paper containing 80 questions carrying 2 marks each, with the following composition:

No of Questions: 80 MCQs

Total Marks: 160 Marks

Duration: 60 Minutes

Exam Type: Online (CBT)

Negative Marks: 0.50 Marks

Language: Hindi & English

Part Subject MCQs Marks Duration/
Time Allowed
A General Intelligence and Reasoning 20 40 60 minutes
B General Knowledge and General Awareness 20 40
C Elementary Mathematics 20 40
D English/Hindi 20 40

Some Important Points to Know

All questions will be of Objective Multiple Choice Type. The computer based examination will be conducted in English and Hindi only.
There will be negative marking of 0.50 marks for each wrong answer. Candidates are, therefore, advised to keep this in mind while answering the questions.
The dates of examinations will be informed to candidates only through the website of the Commission.
There shall be no provision for re-evaluation/ re-checking of the scores. No correspondence in this regard shall be entertained.
Marks scored by candidates in the Computer Based Examination will be normalized by using the formula published by the Commission through Notice No: 1-1/2018-P&P-I dated 07-02-2019 and such normalized scores along with the bonus marks for NCC Certificate holders will be used to determine final merit and cut-off marks.
Tentative Answer Keys of the Computer Based Examination will be placed on the website of the Commission after the Examination. Candidates may go through the Answer Keys and submit online representations, if any, within the stipulated time limit on payment of Rs 100/- per question.
Representations received through any other mode e.g. letter, application, email, etc. will not be entertained. Representations regarding the Answer Keys will be scrutinized before finalizing the Answer Keys and the decision of the Commission in this regard will be final.
The questions in the Computer Based Examination will be of Page 13 of 55 Matriculation level.
Walk-through video/ Mock Test on the Computer Based Examination has been provided on the website of the Commission in the ‘Candidate’s Corner’ Section.
Candidates are not permitted to use calculators and other electronic gadgets. They should not, therefore, bring the same inside the Examination Hall/ Lab.

Syllabus for SSC GD Recruitment 2022

General Intelligence and ReasoningAnalytical 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.
General Knowledge and General AwarenessQuestions in this component will be aimed at testing the candidate’s general awareness of the environment around him. Questions will also be designed to test knowledge of current 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 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.
Elementary MathematicsThis 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, Mensuration, Time and Distance, Ratio and Time, Time and Work, etc.
English/ HindiCandidates’ ability to understand basic English/ Hindi and his basic comprehension would be tested.

Physical Efficiency Test (PET)

In Physical Efficiency Test (PET) and Physical Standard Test (PST), applicants have to complete various physical activities within a specific time limit. Based on the performance in Computer Based Test (CBT), candidates will be shortlisted for PET/ PST by the Commission. Ex-servicemen candidates are exempted from PET. and other Candidates have to clear the race within the following time limits:

Other Region5 KMs in 24 Minutes1.6 KMs in 8 ½ Minutes
Ladakh Region1.6 KMs in 6 ½ Minutes800 Mitres in 4 Minutes

Physical Standard Test (PST):

The PST shall include measurement of height, weight & Chest (as applicable). Physical Standards for the posts are as follows:


  • Male: 170 cms
  • Female: 157 cms

Height Relaxation: Few categories of candidates are allowed relaxation in heights mentioned above. Relaxed standard of height for such candidates are as follows:

Relaxation forMale (Cms)Female (Cms)
All candidates belonging to Scheduled Tribes162.5150.0
All Scheduled Tribe candidates of North Eastern States (NE States)157.0147.5
All Scheduled Tribe candidates of Left Wing Extremism affected districts160.0147.5
Candidates falling in the categories of Garhwalis, Kumaonis, Dogras, Marathas and candidates belonging to the States/ UTs of Assam, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu & Kashmir and Ladakh165.0155.0
Candidates hailing from the North-Eastern States of Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Sikkim and Tripura162.5152.5
Candidates hailing from Gorkha Territorial Administration (GTA) comprising of the three Sub-Divisions of Darjeeling District namely
Darjeeling, Kalimpong and Kurseong and includes the following “Mouzas” Sub-Division of these Districts :
(1)Lohagarh Tea Garden (2) Lohagarh Forest (3) Rangmohan (4) Barachenga (5) Panighata (6) ChotaAdalpur (7) Paharu (8) Sukna Forest (9) Sukna Part-I (10) Pantapati Forest-I (11) Mahanadi Forest (12) Champasari Forest (13) SalbariChhatpart-II (14) Sitong Forest (15) Sivoke Hill Forest (16) Sivoke Forest (17) ChhotaChenga (18) Nipania.

Chest: Only Male candidates should have following standards of chest measurement. Chest measurement for female candidates will not be taken. However, it will be ascertained that the chest is well developed.

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

Chest Relaxation: Few categories of candidates are allowed relaxation in chest measurement. Relaxed standard of chest measurement for such candidates are as follows:

Relaxation forUn-expanded (cms)Minimum Expansion (cms)
All candidates belonging to Scheduled Tribes765
Candidates falling in the categories of Garhwalis, Kumaonis, Dogras, Marathas and candidates belonging to the States/ UTs of Assam, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu & Kashmir and Ladakh785
Candidates hailing from North-Eastern Sates of Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Sikkim, Tripura and Gorkha Territorial Administration (GTA)775

Weight: Proportionate to height and age as per medical standards.

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