SSC GD Constable 2020 Exam - Notification, Pattern and Syllabus

SSC GD Constable 2020 Exam - Notification, Pattern and Syllabus

Updated on Apr 09, 2020

Staff Selection Commission will conduct GD Constables Exam 2020 for the posts of General Duty at BSF, CISF, ITBP, CRPF, Rifleman, etc. The official notification will be released in the month of July 2020 but online registration will start from July 2020 onwards.

SSC GD recruitment process comprises of four stages namely:

a) Physical Standard Test (PST)

b) Physical Efficiency Test (PET) 

c) Computer-based test  

d) Medical test.

SSC GD Recruitment 2020 - Vacancy

SSC, in a new notice, have released the total of 60210 vacancies. Check the below table for a detailed comparison between the initial and updated vacancies for SSC GD Constable.

 

Initial No. of Vacancies

Updated Vacancy

Male

47307

50699

Female

7646

9511

Total

54953

60210

SSC GD Vacancies For Male Candidates 

Positions

SC

ST

OBC

GEN

Update Vacancy

BSF

2310

1371

3243

7512

14436

CISF

1064

754

1637

3811

7266

CRPF

2889

1011

2834

7035

13769

SSB

1406

805

1998

4722

8931

ITBP

411

310

597

1523

2841

AR

381

489

598

1608

3076

NIA

0

1

2

5

8

SSF

38

47

75

212

372

Total

8499

4788

10984

26428

50699

SSC GD Vacancies For Female Candidates

Positions

SC

ST

OBC

GEN

Update Vacancy

BSF

419

239

574

1316

2548

CISF

117

82

177

431

807

CRPF

413

18

522

1102

2055

SSB

332

158

481

1054

2025

ITBP

72

50

104

275

501

AR

185

238

289

788

1500

NIA

0

0

0

0

0

SSF

10

7

18

40

75

Total

1548

792

2165

5006

9511

SSC GD Constable 2020 - Online Application

The online registration for SSC GD 2020 exam will begin from July 2020 and the last date to apply will be August 2020. The official notification regarding the same will be released in July 2020 on the official website of Staff Selection Commission.

SSC GD Constable 2020 - Salary

The pay scale for the post of SSC GD Constable is Rs.21,700 to Rs 69,100 under the 7th Pay Commission. 

Name of the Designation at CAPF Departments

Pay Scale Offered

Grade Pay Offered

GD Constable/ Rifleman GD

21700- 69100 (PB – 1)

Rs. 2000

The various benefits and allowance that a constable prevails along with the pay scale are mentioned below:

  1. Dearness Allowance (DA)

  2. Transportation Allowance

  3. House Rent Allowance (HRA)

  4. Medical Facilities

  5. Pension Schemes

  6. Gratuity

  7. Annual Paid Leaves 

SSC GD Constable 2020 - Eligibility Criteria

Educational Qualification:

Candidates applying for the GD post should have passed 10th class or equivalent from an affiliated board.

Age Limit: 

Candidates should be between 18 to 23 years to apply for SSC GD 2020 Exam. Reserved category candidates will have age relaxation benefits. 

SSC GD Constable 2020 - Exam Pattern 

SSC GD 2020 Exam comprises of three main phases:

  • Written examination (Computer Based)

  • Physical Efficiency Test (PET)

  • Physical Standard Test (PST)

The  written test will be having 100 multiple choice questions from the four sections. Each section will have 25 questions for 25 marks. There is a negative marking of 0.25 marks for every wrong answer.

The detailed exam pattern for SSC GD 2020 exam is given below:

1. Written examination

Part

Subject

No. of Questions

Maximum Marks

Exam Duration

A

General Intelligence & Reasoning

25

25




 

90 Minutes

 

 

 

 

B

General Knowledge & General Awareness

25

25

C

Elementary Mathematics

25

25

D

English/ Hindi

25

25

 

Total

100

100

2. Physical Efficiency Test (PET)

Physical efficiency as required for SSC GD 2020 are:

Type

For Male Candidates

For Female Candidates

Race

5 Km in 24 minutes

1.6 Km in 8(1/2) minutes

3. Physical Standard Test (PST)

Type

For Male Candidates

For Female Candidates

Height ( General, SC & OBC)

170

157

Height ( ST )

162.5

150

 

Type

For Male Candidates

For Female Candidates

Chest Expansion (General, SC & OBC)

80/ 5

N/A

Chest Expansion ( ST )

76 / 5

N/A

SSC GD Constable 2020 - Syllabus

In order to prepare effectively and clear the GD exam, candidates are required to know the detailed syllabus of SSC GD 2020. 

Let’s drill down to the detailed syllabus of SSC GD 2020 exam section-wise.

1. General Knowledge & Awareness

General Awareness section has a total of 25 questions for 25 marks. To clear this section, study the below listed topics.

  • Scientific Inventions Sports

  • Awards and Honors

  • Important Dates

  • Culture

  • Geography

  • Economy

  • Indian/World History

  • General Polity

2. General Intelligence and Reasoning

The topics to be covered under Reasoning section are:

  • Spatial Visualization

  • Spatial Orientation

  • Observation

  • Visual Memory

  • Arithmetical Reasoning

  • Verbal Reasoning

  • Non-Verbal Reasoning

  • Analogies

  • Coding-Decoding

  • Similarities and Differences

  • Recent Studies and Theories

3. English & Hindi Language

To score this section, focus on the listed topics:

  • Comprehension Writing

  • Sentence Formation

  • Para Jumbles

  • Synonyms-Antonyms

4. Elementary Mathematics

Elementary Mathematics can be easily solved by focusing on the below listed topics.

  • Number System

  • Percentages

  • Averages

  • Ratio and Proportions

  • Interests

  • Profit and Loss

  • Discount

  • Mensuration

  • Time and Distance

SSC GD Constable 2020 Pre - Exam Training 

To facilitate students belonging to reserved categories, SSC organized pre- exam training from time to time. The cost of the exam is free, however TA and DA expenses are to be paid by the candidate itself.

Stay tuned to know about the SSC GD Constable 2020 application form and other exam related notifications.

 Frequently Asked Questions

Q. When is the SSC GD Constable exam?

The official notification for SSC GD Constable exam will be released in July 2020. Candidates can start registering from July 2020 till August 2020.

2. What is the interview procedure for SSC GD Constable Exam?

There is no interview procedure for the SSC GD Constable Exam.

3. Where can I view all the notifications of the SSC exam?

To stay updated with the exam details, visit the official website of SSC, i.e. ssc.nic.in

4. What is the eligibility criteria for an SSC GD Constable Exam?

Candidate should have passed 10th exam from an affiliated board and should be a citizen of India.


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WRITTEN BY Varsha Verma

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