SSC GD 2024: Result (Out), Cutoff Marks, Exam Date, Answer Key, Vacancy

Staff Selection Commission GD 2024 ( SSC GD )

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Rupali Pruthi

Rupali PruthiAssistant Manager - Editorial

Updated on Jul 17, 2024 15:05 IST

SSC GD 2024: The SSC GD Physical Test 2024 date will be announced soon by the CRPF. Candidates who cleared the online exam need to appear for the SSC GD PET/ PST exam to get shortlisted for recruitment. The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) declared the SSC GD Constable results 2024 on July 10, 2024. The SSC GD result 2024 PDF download link was published on the official website- ssc.gov.in along with the cut-off, merit list, marks/ score card and final answer key. The direct SSC GD result 2024 official website link and the SSC GD state-wise cut-off 2024 PDF are shared below. Download the SSC GD Merit List PDF 2024 here. The Commission also released the SSC GD marks 2024 for all qualified and non-qualified candidates along with the final answer key and question papers. The last date to download the SSC GD scorecard 2024 and final answer key is July 24, 2024.

Also Read: SSC GD Physical Test 2024: GD Constable PET/ PST Date & Details

The Commission revised the SSC GD vacancies 2024 to 46,617. Check the SSC GD state-wise vacancy 2024 list below. The tentative SSC GD answer key 2024 was released on April 3, 2024, along with the response sheet. The SSC GD Constable exam 2024 was held from February 20 to March 7, 2024. The SSC GD 2024 re-exam was held for a few exam centres on March 30, 2024.

SSC GD 2024 Latest Updates:

Q:   How many candidates qualified for SSC GD Physical Test 2024?

A:

The SSC GD result 2024 was released on July 10, 2024 shortlisting the candidates for the PET/ PST (Physical) test. As per the official result notice PDF, a total of 3,51,176 candidates have been shortlisted for SSC GD Physical Test 2024. These candidates will now be called for the SSC GD PET/ PST exam by the CRPF. The SSC GD Physical admit card 2024 will be released soon.

 

Q:   What is SSC GD Physical Test 2024 date?

A:

The SSC GD physical test 2024 date has not been announced yet. The SSC GD physical date 2024 for the PET/ PST exam will be announced after the declaration of result of the online exam. The Physical Efficiency Test (PET)/ Physical Standard Test (PST) of the SC GD 2024 recruitment will be carried out by the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF). 

 

Q:   How to Check SSC GD Result 2024?

A:

Candidates can check the result for SSC GD Constable exam by following the steps mentioned below:

  • Visit the official website of SSC – ssc.gov.in.
  • Click on the Result button present at the top of the Home page.
  • Click on the GD tab.
  • Click on the relevant SSC GD result link.
  • View, download and save the result PDF.
 

Q:   What is SSC GD cut off 2024?

A:

SSC GD cutoff is the minimum marks that candidates need to score in order to qualify for the next stage of the exam. The Commission released the SSC GD Cut off category-wise for all the states separately. The Commission released the separate cutoff for the Secretariate Security Force (SSF). 

SSC GD Cutoff 2024 for Male candidates qualified against All India vacancies of SSF:

Category

Candidates Available

Marks

Part-A Marks

Part-B Marks

Date of Birth

SC

495

148.21914

40.00

20.75

06-03-1999

ST

240

143.65896

35.50

28.75

18-06-2001

OBC

900

152.28771

33.25

33.50

10-03-2001

EWS

345

151.15627

40.00

26.50

08-11-2001

UR

1350*

153.56851

40.00

26.50

21-05-2001

ESM

330

94.65261

25.50

17.50

08-04-1984

SSC GD Cutoff 2024 for Female candidates qualified against All India vacancies of SSF:

Category

Candidates Available

Marks

Part-A Marks

Part-B Marks

Date of Birth

SC

165

138.2054

35.5

18.5

21/02/2003

ST

90

130.2793

33.75

15.25

5/2/2002

OBC

300

144.4356

33.25

22

26/12/2000

EWS

105

143.0709

40

22.5

1/7/2001

UR

450*

146.5342

37.75

22

10/7/2002

ESM

2

62.6571

19.75

8.5

2/10/1998

 

Q:   What are the qualifying cut-off marks for SSC GD 2024?

A:

Candidates belonging to unreserved category need to secure minimum 30 per cent aggregate marks to qualify SSC GD exam. Have a look at the SSC GD qualifying cutoff percentage below:

  • General: 30 per cent
  • Other Backward Class (OBC)/ EWS: 25 per cent
  • Scheduled Caste (SC)/ Scheduled Tribe (ST)/ PwD: 20 per cent

It may be noted that the final SSC GD merit list is prepared only on the basis of candidates’ performance in SSC GD CBE exam. PET, PST and medical examination are only qualifying in nature.

 

What is SSC GD?

The full form of the SSC GD Constable exam is the Constable General Duty (GD) exam. The SSC GD Constable exam is a national-level exam conducted by the Staff Selection Commission (SSC). The SSC Constable exam is a popular exam among candidates because of its eligibility criteria, salary and the pride associated with working in the security forces.

Also Read: SSC CPO Result 2024 Live Updates

SSC GD 2024 Recruitment Forces (General Duty)

SSC GD exam is conducted to recruit candidates for the posts of Constable (General Duty) and Rifleman (General Duty) in the following Central Armed Police Forces:

SSC GD Constables are recruited for the Following Central Armed Police Forces (CAPFs)
Border Security Force (BSF) Central Industrial Security Force (CISF)
Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP)
Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) National Investigation Agency (NIA)
Secretariat Security Force (SSF) -
Recruitment of Rifleman (General Duty)
Assam Rifles

The SSC GD Constable 2024 exam is conducted in the CBE (computer-based exam) mode in various exam centres across the country. Candidates who are planning to appear for the exam should visit this page frequently to get the latest updates on the SSC GD Constable 2024 exam news, exam date, application process, eligibility criteria, vacancies, salary, exam pattern, syllabus, answer key, result, qualifying marks, and other essential details. 

Also Read: SSC GD Eligibility Criteria 2024

Q:   Is the SSC GD 2024 result out?

A:

Yes, the SSC GD 2024 result has been released. The SSC GD result 2024 is announced soon on the official website- ssc.gov.in. The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) declared the SSC GD Constable results 2024 using the normalization marks formula and final answer key. The results of the SSC GD 2024 exam contains the cut off marks and merit list of candidates shortlisted for physical test (PET/ PST).

 

Q:   What is SSC GD Exam?

A:
SSC GD Constable exam is a national level exam conducted by the Staff Selection Commission (SSC). SSC GD exam is a popular exam among candidates because of its eligibility criteria, salary and the pride associated with working in the security forces. It is conducted to recruit candidates for the posts of Constable (General Duty) and Rifleman (General Duty) in the following Central Armed Police Forces: SSC GD Constables are recruited for following Central Armed Police Forces (CAPFs): Border Security Force (BSF) Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) Sashastra Seem Bal (SSB) National Investigation Agency (NIA) Secretariat Security Force (SSF) Recruitment of Rifleman (General Duty) - Assam Rifle
 

Q:   Which forces can I join after passing the SSC GD Constable exam?

A:
The SSC GD Constable Exam is conducted to recruit constables for general duty GD in multiple forces. You can join the following Central Armed Police Forces after passing the SSC GD for Constable (General Duty): 1. Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) 2. Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) 3. Sashastra Seem Bal (SSB) 4. Secretariat Security Force (SSF) 5. Border Security Force (BSF) 6. Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) 7. National Investigation Agency (NIA) 8. You can also join the Assam Rifles for the post of rifleman (general duty). The SSC GD pay scale is Level 3 and ranges from Rs. 21,700 to Rs. 69,100. You can know in detail at this Shiksha page: https://www.shiksha.com/exams/ssc-gd-exam-notification.
 

Q:   What are the requirements to apply for the SSC GD Constable?

A:
The SSC GD Constable Exam is held to select constables for various central armed police forces' general duty GD positions as well as riflemen in Assam. The eligibility criteria to apply for SSC GD Constable posts are as follows: 1. You must be a citizen of India to apply for SSC GD. 2. Your age must be between 18 and 23 years old, as per the year mentioned in the official notification. 3. You must have completed your 10th grade with a recognised board. 4. You must be physically fit for physical tests such as PET and PST. You can read the SSC GD notification for detailed criteria: https://www.shiksha.com/exams/ssc-gd-exam-notification.
 

SSC GD Dates 2024

Take a look at the table below for the complete schedule of SSC GD 2024 exam

DatesPast Exam Dates

03 Apr '24 -

10 Apr '24

SSC GD Tentative Answer Key 2024

30 Mar '24

SSC GD Re-Exam Date 2024

20 Feb '24 -

07 Mar '24

SSC GD Exam Date 2024

SSC GD 2024 Constable Exam Highlights

The details regarding SSC GD 2024 exam are summarised below.

SSC GD 2024 Highlights

Exam Name

SSC Constable (General Duty) Exam

Full form

 

Constable (General Duty)

Conducting Body

Staff Selection Commission (SSC)

Post name

 

Constable (Males and Females)

Exam Level

National level

Job location

All India

Educational Qualification

 

10th Pass (appearing not allowed)

Vacancies

26,146

Category

Government Jobs

Age-Limit

18-23 years

Exam Mode

Online

Selection stages

 

Computer-Based Exam (CBE), Physical Efficiency Test (PET), Physical Standard Test (PST), Medical Exam (Detailed Medical Exam)

Exam frequency

Not fixed (based on the number of vacancies intimated by the Ministry of Home Affairs to SSC)

Application fee

INR 100

Payscale

 

Pay Level-3 (INR 21,700-69,100)

Exam Purpose 

Selection of candidates for Constables (General Duty) in different forces like CRPF, BSF, CISF, SSB, ITBP, AR, SSF, and NIA

Exam Language

English and Hindi

Exam Helpdesk No.

011-24363343

Official Website

http://ssc.gov.in/

Q:   Will there be SSC GD exam in 2025?

A:

Yes, there will be the SSC GD Constable exam in 2025. The Commission has notified the dates for the conduct of the Constable (GD) in CAPFs, SSF and Rifleman (GD) in Assam Rifles and Sepoy in Narcotics Control Bureau Examination, 2025. The SSC GD Constable 2025 recruitment exam will be held in January - February 2025. The SSC GD 2025 notification will be released on August 27, 2024. The SSC GD application 2025 will be held from August 27 to October 5, 2024.

 

Q:   In how many stages is SSC GD exam held?

A:

SSC GD exam is held in three stages -

  • Computer-Based Examination (CBE)
  • Physical Efficiency Test (PET)/ Physical Standard Test (PST)
  • Detailed Medical Examination (DME)/ Review Medical Examination (RME)

Candidates need to clear all the three stages to get shortlisted for appointment under the SSC GD recruitment drive.

 

Q:   Does a SSC GD constable get a promotion?

A:
Yes, after a certain number of years of service, a SSC GD constable is promoted. The SSC GD officer is on probation in her initial posting. After this, they join their respective forces as general duty constables and are eligible for promotion after a certain number of years. The following are the career promotions for SSC GD officers: 1. First promotion to senior constable post 2. Next promotion as the Head Constable 3. The third promotion of SSC GD constable is of Assistant Sub Inspector 4. Later they can be promoted to the post of Sub Inspector 5. The Inspector position is the final promotion for an SSC GD constable.
 

Q:   What perks does an SSC GD Constable get?

A:
The SSC GD constable is one of the most popular posts among high school-passed armed forces aspirants. This is due to the following perks provided to the SSC GD Constables: 1. A decent salary: The basic pay scale for the GD post ranges from Rs. 21,700 to Rs. 69,100. At entry level, you can expect an in-hand salary of Rs. 23,527. 2. Respect: You will have the opportunity to work in reputable central armed police forces such as the Border Security Force. 3. Allowance: You are eligible for other allowances such as transportation, field, and security allowances in addition to your salary as an SSC GD constable. 4. Other facilities: You are entitled to certain annual paid leaves and medical facilities. You can take advantage of GD pension schemes in your force. 5. Career growth: After your probation period is over, you will join as a general duty constable and become eligible for promotion after certain years. You can be promoted to the rank of Inspector after several promotions in your police force.
 

SSC GD Constable 2025: Exam Dates

The SSC GD Constable 2025 exam dates and schedule have been announced by the Commission. The SSC GD notification 2025 will be released on August 27, 2024. The SSC GD Apply Online 2025 link will be available online from August 27 to October 5, 2024. The SSC GD 2025 exam will be conducted online in January - February 2025.

Also Read: SSC GD Constable 2025: Notification, Application, Exam Date, Vacancy, News

SSC GD Physical Admit Card 2024: PET/PST Dates

The CRPF will soon announce the SSC GD PET/ PST dates 2024. The SSC GD Physical admit card 2024 will be released around a week before the test by the CRPF on the official website- https://rect.crpf.gov.in. Candidates can download the SSC GD PET/ PST admit card 2024 by following the process given below:

  • Visit the official website -  https://rect.crpf.gov.in.
  • Click on the link stating ‘Download E-admit card'.
  • Login using the registration ID and date of birth.
  • Download the SSC GD physical admit card.

Q:   Is SSC GD admit card 2024 released for PET/ PST?

A:

No, the SSC GD physical admit card 2024 has not been released. The SSC GD PET/ PST admit card 2024 will be released on the official website of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) - rect.crpf.gov.in. The SSC GD 2024 PET/ PST admit card informs candidates about their respective exam date and the centre of the Physical Efficiency Test (PET)/ Physical Standard Test (PST). Candidates can download the SSC GD admit card using the registration ID and date of birth.

 

Q:   How to Download SSC GD Physical admit card 2024?

A:

 Candidates can download the SSC GD physical test 2024 admit card by following the steps given below:

  • Visit the official website- rect.crpf.gov.in.
  • Click on the SSC GD admit card 2024 link for PET/ PST.
  • Login using the registration ID and date of birth
  • Download the SSC GD physical admit card.
 

Q:   What is SSC GD Constable admit card 2024 release date?

A:

The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) released the SSC GD admit card 2024 from February 13, 2024 onwards. The SSC GD 2024 admit card was issued region-wise on the official websites of the - SSC ER, KKR, NR, NER, NWR, MPR, SR, CR and WR. Candidates can download the SSC GD admit card 2024 using the application number and date of birth. Before the admit card, the Commission released the SSC GD application status 2024 informing the candidates about the acceptance or rejection of their applications.

 

Q:   When will SSC GD Constable application status 2024 be released?

A:

The SSC GD Constable application status 2024 has been released. The Commission issued the SSC GD application status 2024 on the regional websites of the Commission. The SSC GD 2024 application status informs the candidates about the acceptance or rejection of their applications. Only those candidates will be able to download the SSC GD admit card 2024 whose applications have been accepted.

 

SSC GD Result 2024

The SSC GD result 2024 has been released by the Commission. Candidates can check the SSC GD 2024 result along with the cut-off and merit list by following the given steps:

  • Visit the official website- ssc.gov.in.
  • Click on the SSC GD result link.
  • Go through the SSC GD result PDF.
  • Download the result for future reference.

SSC GD Result 2024 PDF - https://ssc.gov.in/api/attachment/uploads/masterData/Results/CT(GD) 2024 _CBE _Result Write Up_10.07.2024.pdf 

SSC GD Merit List 2024 (Female) PDF - https://ssc.gov.in/api/attachment/uploads/masterData/Results/LIST-I.pdf 

SSC GD Merit List 2024 (Male) PDF - https://ssc.gov.in/api/attachment/uploads/masterData/Results/LIST-II.pdf

Q:   What is the SSC GD normalization marks 2024?

A:

The SSC GD marks obtained by candidates in the online exam (Computer Based Examination) will be normalized by the Commission using the normalization formula. The SSC GD normalized marks 2024 will be used to determine the result, cut off marks and merit list. Have a look at the SSC GD normalization marks formula below:

 

Q:   My raw marks are 73.5 in SSC GD. Do I qualify? I belong to OBC category.

A:

Candidates need to obtain the minimum qualifying marks in the SSC GD Constable exam to get shortlisted for the next round- PET/ PST. The minimum qualifying marks for the SSC GD exam 2024 are as follows (without adding bonus marks to NCC certificate holders):

  • UR: 30%
  • OBC/ EWS: 25%
  • All other categories :20%

If an OBC category candidate has scored 25 per cent of the total marks then he or she has qualified the exam. However, it does not guarantee selection of candidature for appointment as candidates need to obtain the SSC GD cutoff marks 2024.

 

Q:   What is SSC GD result 2024 date and time?

A:

The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) has not announced the SSC GD result 2024 date and time as of now. The SSC GD result 2024 will be announced after the completion of the assessment process and after the scrutiny of objections received against the tentative answer key. It is expected that the SSC GD 2024 result will be released in June 2024. Candidates will get the latest updates on the SSC GD result here - https://www.shiksha.com/exams/ssc-gd-exam-results.

 

Q:   When will the SSC GD result get declared?

A:

The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) declared the SSC GD result 2024 on July 10.  The SSC GD CBE result has been announced on the official website at ssc.gov.in. Along with the GD result, the commission declared the force-wise and category-wise GD Constable Cut Off. The SSC GD marks 2024 have also been released. The SSC GD marks and score card contain the section-wise scores of candidates. The SSC GD result only contains the qualifying status, cut off marks and force-wise qualifying numbers.

 

SSC GD Cutoff 2024: State-Wise

The SSC GD Constable cutoff 2024 marks have been released along with the results. The Commission released the Cutoff marks of the CBE for all the forces with the number of candidates available for the Physical Efficiency Test (PET)/Physical Standard Test (PST). The cutoff is the marks of the last selected candidate in a particular candidate. SSC GD cutoff 2024 is dependent on various factors. Download the SSC GD State-Wise Cut Off 2024 below.

SSC_GD_State_wise_Cutoff_2024

Q:   What is SSC GD cut off 2024?

A:

SSC GD cutoff is the minimum marks that candidates need to score in order to qualify for the next stage of the exam. The Commission released the SSC GD Cut off category-wise for all the states separately. The Commission released the separate cutoff for the Secretariate Security Force (SSF). 

SSC GD Cutoff 2024 for Male candidates qualified against All India vacancies of SSF:

Category

Candidates Available

Marks

Part-A Marks

Part-B Marks

Date of Birth

SC

495

148.21914

40.00

20.75

06-03-1999

ST

240

143.65896

35.50

28.75

18-06-2001

OBC

900

152.28771

33.25

33.50

10-03-2001

EWS

345

151.15627

40.00

26.50

08-11-2001

UR

1350*

153.56851

40.00

26.50

21-05-2001

ESM

330

94.65261

25.50

17.50

08-04-1984

SSC GD Cutoff 2024 for Female candidates qualified against All India vacancies of SSF:

Category

Candidates Available

Marks

Part-A Marks

Part-B Marks

Date of Birth

SC

165

138.2054

35.5

18.5

21/02/2003

ST

90

130.2793

33.75

15.25

5/2/2002

OBC

300

144.4356

33.25

22

26/12/2000

EWS

105

143.0709

40

22.5

1/7/2001

UR

450*

146.5342

37.75

22

10/7/2002

ESM

2

62.6571

19.75

8.5

2/10/1998

 

Q:   How to Check SSC GD Cutoff 2024?

A:

Candidates can check SSC GD Constable cutoff 2024 by following the steps mentioned below:

  • Visit the official website – ssc.gov.in.
  • Click on the SSC GD result notification.
  • Search for the SSC GD cutoff table
  • SSC GD cut-off list is published force-wise, category-wise and gender-wise. 
  • Check, download and save the SSC GD Constable cutoff
 

Q:   Is SSC GD cutoff for all categories same?

A:

No, the SSC GD Constable cutoff varies as per the category of candidates. SSC GD Cut Off is released category-wise separately for males and females candidates:

  • General
  • OBC
  • SC
  • ST
  • EWS
  • ESM
 

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SSC GD Marks 2024: Normalization Marks Formula

Candidates can check their individual SSC GD marks 2024 and download the scorecard using the steps given below:

  • Visit the official website- ssc.nic.in.
  • Login using the registration number and password.
  • Click on the Result/Marks tab.
  • SSC GD Marks/ score card appears on the screen.
  • Download the scorecard and keep it for future reference.

SSC GD Marks 2024 Download Link - https://ssc.nic.in/ 

SSC GD Normalization Marks 2024: Check Formula

The SSC GD result 2024 will be prepared using the normalisation method. The SSC GD marks will be normalized using the formula given below:

Q:   What are the qualifying cut-off marks for SSC GD 2024?

A:

Candidates belonging to unreserved category need to secure minimum 30 per cent aggregate marks to qualify SSC GD exam. Have a look at the SSC GD qualifying cutoff percentage below:

  • General: 30 per cent
  • Other Backward Class (OBC)/ EWS: 25 per cent
  • Scheduled Caste (SC)/ Scheduled Tribe (ST)/ PwD: 20 per cent

It may be noted that the final SSC GD merit list is prepared only on the basis of candidates’ performance in SSC GD CBE exam. PET, PST and medical examination are only qualifying in nature.

 

Q:   Is there any negative marking in the SSC GD exam?

A:

Yes, there is a negative marking of 0.25 marks for each incorrect answer. The SSC GD exam is an objective type exam conducted online as Computer Based Exam (CBE). The marks assigned for the correct answer is 2 marks and the negative marking is 0.25 marks. No marks are deducted for unattempted questions. It is advisable that candidates should avoid the guesswork in the exam as the wrong guess would lower down the overall score.

 

Q:   How to calculate SSC GD marks 2024?

A:

Candidates can use the SSC GD answer key 2024 to calculate their expected scores or marks in the exam. The SSC GD marks calculator process is provided below. To calculate the expected SSC GD marks using the answer key, candidates need to mark themselves as per the marking scheme of the exam based on the correct answers given in the official answer key. Have a look at the SSC GD marking scheme including the negative marking:

  • +2 for the correct answer
  • - 0.25 for incorrect answer
 

SSC GD Answer Key 2024

The SSC GD final answer key 2024 has been released along with the marks. A direct link is provided below for the ease of candidates to download the answer key along with the SSC GD question papers and response sheets. Candidates can download the SSC GD 2024 answer key by following the given steps:

  • Visit the official website of the commission – ssc.gov.in
  • Click on the Answer Key tab present at the top of the page
  • Click on the relevant answer key link
  • Enter user ID (exam roll number) and password (given on SSC GD admit card)
  • Click on Login
  • View, download and save the answer key

SSC GD Final Answer Key, Response Sheet, Question Paper 2024 Link - https://ssc.digialm.com/EForms/configuredHtml/2207/87626/login.html 

Q:   When will the SSC GD answer key 2024 be released?

A:
SSC GD final answer key 2024 was released by the Staff Selection Commission (SSC) on July 10. To download the SSC GD Constable answer key 2024, candidates need to login using the user ID and password. Candidates can submit their objections against the answer key if they find any answer incorrect. The tentative SSC GD answer key 2024 was released on April 3, 2024 along with the response sheet, and answer key objection link.
 
Once the tentative SSC GD answer key is released and the commission analyses all the challenges, the SSC GD result is declared. The final SSC GD answer key is usually released for candidates after the announcement of the result.
 

Q:   How can I download the SSC GD answer key?

A:

You can download the SSC GD answer key by following the given steps:

  • Visit the official website of the commission – ssc.nic.in
  • Click on the Answer Key tab present at the top of the page
  • Click on the relevant answer key link
  • Enter user ID (exam roll number) and password (given on SSC GD admit card)
  • Click on Login
  • View, download and save the answer key
 

Q:   How the final allocation of candidates is done in SSC GD exam?

A:
The final allocation of candidates is done based on the performance of candidates in the CBE and the preference chosen by the candidates. The SSC GD PST/PET and medical examination (DME) are qualifying in nature.
 

SSC GD Question Paper 2024

The SSC GD question paper 2024 is available now. Candidates can download the SSC GD question paper PDF 2024 using the given steps:

  • Visit the official website- ssc.gov.in.
  • Click on the Result button present at the top of the Home page.
  • Click on the GD tab.
  • Click on the SSC GD result PDF link.
  • Scroll to the 'Final Answer Keys / Question Papers / Response Sheets of Constable (GD)' link.
  • Enter your roll number and password
  • Download the SSC GD question paper 2024 PDF

Also Read: SSC GD Question Paper 2024: Memory-Based Questions with Answer Key PDF

SSC GD Vacancies 2024 (46,617)

SSC GD 2024 notification mentions the vacancies for the male and female candidates separately. The candidates can refer below for the SSC GD vacancy 2024.

Force

Male Vacancy

Female Vacancy

Total Vacancy

BSF

10227

1849

12076

CISF

11558

2074

13632

CRPF

9301

109

9410

SSB

1884

42

1926

ITBP

5327

960

6287

AR

2948

42

2990

SSF

222

74

296

NCB

0

0

0

TOTAL

41467

5150

46617

Also Read: SSC GD Post Preference 2024: GD Constable Post Code List of CAPFs

SSC GD State-Wise Vacancy 2024: PDF Download

The Commission released the tentative SSC GD vacancy 2024 state-wise PDF download file on the official website along with the notification. Candidates can download the SSC GD state-wise vacancy 2024 PDF below:

SSC_GD_State_Wise_Vacancy_2024

Q:   How to download SSC GD state-wise vacancy 2024 PDF?

A:

The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) has announced the state-wise SSC GD vacancy 2024 to be filled through the Constable (GD) in CAPFs, SSF and Rifleman (GD) in Assam Rifles and Sepoy in Narcotics Control Bureau Examination, 2024. The SSC GD vacancy 2024 state-wise PDF is available on the official website. Candidates can download the SSC GD state-wise vacancy 2024 PDF by following the steps given below:

  • Visit the official website- ssc.gov.in.
  • Go to the 'Tentative Vacancy' tab under 'For Candidates' section.
  • Selection the GD Constable exam.
  • Click on tentative vacancies for SSC GD 2024 link.
  • Download the SSC GD vacancy 2024 PDF.
 

Q:   How many vacancies are there in SSC GD 2024?

A:

The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) has announced a total of 46,617 SSC GD vacancies 2024. The SSC GD vacancy 2024 list was released along with the official notification. The Commission has announced the force-wise and gender-wise vacancies on the official website- ssc.nic.in. It may be noted that State-wise or zone-wise vacancies are announced by the Commission during the examination process.

 

Q:   For which posts are SSC GD vacancies released?

A:

The SSC GD vacancies are released for Constable (General Duty), Rifleman (General Duty) and Sepoy in NCB posts. The SSC GD vacancy is distributed among all the forces including:

  • Border Security Force (BSF)
  • Central Industrial Security Force (CISF)
  • Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF)
  • Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP)
  • Sashastra Seem Bal (SSB)
  • National Investigation Agency (NIA)
  • Secretariat Security Force (SSF)
  • Recruitment of Rifleman (General Duty) - Assam Rifle
  • Sepoy-NCB

SSC GD Constable exam is a national-level exam conducted by the Staff Selection Commission (SSC). The SSC Constable exam is a popular exam among candidates because of its eligibility criteria, salary and the pride associated with working in the security forces.

 

SSC GD Constable Recruitment 2024

The SSC GD 2024 recruitment drive began with the release of an official notification and application form. The SSC GD notification 2024 was released on the official website- ssc.gov.in. The SSC GD application form 2024 was available online from November 24 to December 31, 2023. Candidates who are seeking recruitment in the CAPFs or SSF should gear up their preparations to ace the SSC GD 2024 exam. Candidates should be familiar with the latest SSC GD 2024 syllabus and exam pattern as the first stage of the recruitment process is to crack the SSC GD computer-based exam (CBE). Moreover, candidates should fulfil the SSC GD Constable eligibility 2024 as laid down by the Commission including the age limit and educational qualification.

The SSC GD Constable is a national-level exam conducted by the Staff Selection Commission to recruit candidates for the posts of Constable (GD) and Rifleman (GD) in the CAPFs. The SSC GD recruitment 2024 is carried out for the following posts and forces:

  • Border Security Force (BSF)
  • Central Industrial Security Force (CISF)
  • Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF)
  • Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP)
  • Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB)
  • National Investigation Agency (NIA)
  • Secretariat Security Force (SSF)

We have provided below the complete details regarding the SSC GD Constable 2024 recruitment process including the eligibility criteria, apply online process, exam dates and schedule, admit card, exam pattern, syllabus and other details. Visit this page to catch the latest SSC GD Constable exam news 2024 related to the SSC GD 2024 exam and SSC GD 2025 exam.

Q:   What is SSC GD recruitment 2024?

A:

SSC GD Recruitment 2024 is conducted to fill vacancies to the Central Armed Police Forces. The recruitment involves three stages:

  • Stage 1: Computer-based examination (CBE)
  • Stage 2: Physical Efficiency Test (PET)/ Physical Standard Test (PST)
  • Stage 3: Detailed Medical Examination (DME)/ Review Medical Examination (RME)

Based on the performance in all these three stages, a candidate is recruited through the SSC GD Constable recruitment drive.

 

Q:   In how many forces is SSC GD Constable recruitment done?

A:

SSC GD recruitment is done in total eight forces. For the post of Constable (GD), the recruitment is done in Border Security Force (BSF), Central Industrial Security Force (CISF), Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF), Indo Tibetan Border Police (ITBP), Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB), National Investigation Agency (NIA) and Secretariat Security Force (SSF). For the post of Rifleman (GD), recruitment is done in Assam Rifles.

 

Q:   Can I change my SSC GD constable post preference after the exam?

A:
No, you cannot change your post preference after the exam is over. When filling out the SSC GD application form, you must enter the post preference code. Once you have submitted this form, you are not allowed to change your post preference. So, you should be careful while filling out the post-preference code section of the application form. It is mandatory to fill out all seven preferences on the GD form. Once the exam process is over, the selected candidates will be posted according to the post preferences they have provided in their application form.
 

Q:   What is SSC GD re-exam date 2024?

A:

The SSC GD re-exam date 2024 is March 30, 2024. The SSC GD re-exam 2024 will be conducted at the centres where the technical issues were found by the Commission. For further updates regarding the SSC GD re-exam, candidates should visit the official website of the Commission at regular intervals. Moreover, the regular updates will be provided by the Shiksha.com as well here - https://www.shiksha.com/exams/ssc-gd-exam

 

SSC GD Constable Notification 2024

The SSC GD Constable notification 2024 was released on November 24, 2023. The official SSC GD notification PDF mentions the number of GD Constable and Rifleman vacancies for male and female candidates separately. The highest number of vacancies are notified for the Border Security Force (BSF). CRPF will be the nodal agency to conduct the physical and medical examinations of the candidates. More information about SSC GD Constable vacancies, the exam, the application form, the link, the syllabus, the eligibility criteria, and more can be found below. The SSC GD 2024 exam process is as follows:

  • Computer-Based Examination (CBE)
  • Physical Efficiency Test (PET), Physical Standards Test (PST)
  • DV/ Medical Test

The Staff Selection Commission releases the official SSC GD notification 2024 on its official website for several vacancies of constables (General Duty) in several Ministries/ Departments/ Organisations of the Government of India.

Download SSC GD Constable notification 2024 here - https://ssc.nic.in/SSCFileServer/PortalManagement/UploadedFiles/Notice_24112023.pdf  

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The SSC GD application 2024 ended on December 31, 2023. Candidates needed to submit the SSC GD Constable application form 2023 before the deadline to appear for the exam. The SSC GD apply online 2024 link was activated along with the notification on November 24, 2023. The SSC GD form correction window 2024 was available from January 4 to 6, 2024. 

Q:   Is the SSC GD notification 2024 released?

A:

Yes, SSC GD notification 2024 has been released. The SSC GD 2024 notification was released on November 24, 2023. The SSC GD Constable 2024 notification mentions the important details of the exam including the application dates, eligibility criteria, vacancies, syllabus, exam pattern and selection criteria. The SSC GD notification is available as a PDF download file on the official website- ssc.nic.in.

 

Q:   What details are given in the SSC GD notification?

A:

The SSC GD recruitment notification contains imporant details regarding the exam including:

  • Exam dates
  • Number of vacancies
  • Exam pattern
  • Syllabus
  • Eligibility criteria
  • Application process
  • Selection process
  • Admit card details
  • Result preparation criteria
 

Q:   Is SSC GD exam date 2024 postponed?

A:

No, the SSC GD exam date 2024 were not postponed. The SSC GD Constable 2024 exam was held on February 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 26, 27, 28, 29, and March 1, 5, 6 and 7, 2024. The SSC GD Constable exam was not held in the year 2023. The SSC GD 2022 recruitment drive got over in August 2023. Candidates should visit the official website- ssc.nic.in regularly to get the latest updates on SSC GD recruiment. Moreover, the updates regarding the GD Constable exam will also be provided here - https://www.shiksha.com/exams/ssc-gd-exam-dates.

 

SSC GD Exam Analysis 2024

The SSC GD Constable exam analysis 2024 has been provided below based on the feedback shared by the candidates. The SSC GD exam analysis and review play a vital role for every student in his or her preparation journey. Scroll down for detailed SSC GD Exam Analysis 2024.

Subject

Good Attempts

Difficulty Level

General Intelligence and Reasoning

14-16

Easy to Moderate

General Knowledge and General Awareness

10-12

Moderate

Elementary Mathematics

11-13

Easy to Moderate

English/ Hindi

15-17

Easy

Overall

60-65

Easy to Moderate

SSC GD Exam Analysis 2024: Day-Wise & Shift-Wise

Check below the day-wise and shift-wise SSC GD exam analysis 2024:

Date

Exam Analysis Link

20-Feb -2024

SSC GD 2024 Paper Analysis Today (20 Feb)

21-Feb-2024

SSC GD Exam Analysis 2024 (Feb 21)

22-Feb-2024

SSC GD Exam Analysis 22 Feb 2024

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SSC GD Exam Pattern 2024

The SSC GD exam pattern 2024 for the CBE is summarised below:

Sections

Number of questions

Maximum marks

Part A - General Intelligence and Reasoning

20

40

Part B - General Knowledge and General Awareness

20

40

Part C - Elementary Mathematics

20

40

Part D- English/Hindi

20

40

Total

80

160

The time allotted for the exam is one hour now instead of 90 minutes earlier. The maximum marks are now increased to 160 from 100. The number of questions has been reduced from 100 to 80 and the marks allotted to one question are increased from one to two marks. Consequently the negative marking for the incorrect answers in increased from 0.25 marks to 0.50 marks. The CBE is followed by the PST, PET and Medical Examination. The candidates need to qualify for all the stages of the SSC GD exam to get finally selected in the final result.

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SSC GD Negative Marking 2024

There is a negative marking of 0.50 marks for each incorrect answer in the SSC GD Constable exam 2024. Knowing about the SSC GD negative marking is essential to avoid the deduction of marks and thereby improve the overall score. This way, candidates will be able to strategize their preparation.

Q:   What is the qualifying cut off for SSC GD Constable CBE?

A:
The cut-off marks of SSC GD Constable CBE is 30 per cent for General, 25 per cent for SC/ST/OBC/EWS and 20 per cent for ESM categories.
 

Q:   What is the duration of SSC GD exam?

A:
The SSC GD exam is conducted for a 60-minute duration. Candidates are not given more time to complete the exam. Therefore, it is suggested that candidates should maintain speed and accuracy to attempt the complete SSC GD question paper. Candidates can practice the SSC GD previous years papers to catch hold of their speed while maintaining accuracy.
 

Q:   What is SSC GD exam pattern 2024?

A:

Have a look at the SSC GD exam pattern 2024 below:

Sections

Number of questions

Maximum marks

Part A - General Intelligence and Reasoning

20

40

Part B - General Knowledge and General Awareness

20

40

Part C - Elementary Mathematics

20

40

Part D- English/Hindi

20

40

Total

80

160

 

SSC GD Syllabus 2024

The SSC GD syllabus 2024 comprises topics from General Intelligence and Reasoning, General Knowledge and General Awareness, Elementary Mathematics and English/ Hindi. Candidates need to see the SSC GD syllabus 2024 and make a note of the topics to be prepared for the exam. Candidates must prepare for each of the topics and try to score maximum marks in the CBE. Have a look at the detailed SSC GD Constable syllabus 2024 below.

SSC GD Syllabus 2024: General Intelligence & Reasoning

SSC GD Constable exam assesses a candidate’s analytical aptitude and ability to observe and distinguish patterns. Questions are basically non-verbal types. Questions are asked from the following topics –

  • Analogies
  • Similarities and differences
  • Spatial Visualization
  • Spatial Orientation
  • Visual Memory
  • Discrimination
  • Observation
  • Relationship
  • Concepts
  • Arithmetical Reasoning
  • Figural Classification
  • Arithmetic Number Series
  • Non- Verbal series
  • Coding and Decoding, etc.

SSC GD Syllabus 2024: General Knowledge and General Awareness

General Knowledge and General Awareness questions asked in the SSC GD Constable exam are of elementary level. The daily reading of newspapers and the basic learning from the standard books of General Knowledge can help to score better in this section. The test includes the following topics like India and its neighbouring countries especially pertaining to Sports, History, Culture, Geography, Economic Scene, General Polity, Indian Constitution, scientific research etc.

SSC GD Syllabus 2024: Elementary Mathematics

The test includes questions from the following topics –

  • 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
  • Time, Time and Work, etc.

SSC GD Syllabus 2024: English/ Hindi

The section assesses a candidate’s ability to understand basic English/Hindi and Comprehension. Questions in this section are basically asked from the following topics –

  • Fill in the blanks
  • Vocabulary
  • Grammar
  • Passage
  • One-word substitution

Q:   What is SSC GD syllabus 2025?

A:

SSC GD syllabus 2025 comprises the topics from which questions are asked in the exam. Candidates must internalize the topics given in the syllabus and prepare each topic separately. Candidates should practice questions based on the topics given in the SSC GD Constable syllabus. The more they practice, the better they can perform in the Computer-Based Exam (CBE).

 

Q:   How should I prepare for the SSC GD Constable exam?

A:
The SSC GD exam is the entry-level exam for the constable post in the Central Armed Police Forces. You should plan on studying for this exam for at least six months. You can follow the given expert tips to prepare for the SSC GD Constable exam: 1. Before starting preparation, you must see the exam pattern and syllabus to understand the requirements for the exam. 2. SSC GD has only one computer-based test (CBT), which is followed by the physical and medical test. 3. Complete the exam syllabus in the first three months. 4. Make short notes on important topics such as coding and decoding, number series, mensuration, profit and loss, etc. 5. You should focus on grammar and vocabulary to ace the Hindi and English sections. 6. To prepare for the SSC GD, you should take as many mock tests as possible. 7. Start doing some kind of physical exercises and activities to pass the physical and medical tests. You can SEE detailed preparation guidelines to prepare for SSC GD at this Shiksha page: https://www.shiksha.com/exams/ssc-gd-exam-preparation.
 

Q:   How to pass SSC GD Constable exam?

A:

Candidates can pass the SSC GD Constable by preparing well in advance. Candidates should have a clear understanding of the SSC GD syllabus 2023 and examine the previous year questions for exam preparations. Prepare a proper schedule for the SSC GD Constable exam, fix the revision time and practise throroughly. Candidates should take as many SSC GD Constable Mock Tests as they can.

 

SSC GD Preparation 2024

The candidates must prepare all the topics given in the syllabus. After initial SSC GD 2024 preparation, the candidates need to attempt the mock test and the previous years' question papers. It would be more helpful if the candidates attempt the previous year's question papers in a time-bound manner. After calculating their marks, the candidate should compare them with the cutoffs of that year. It will provide them with a clear picture of their preparation. In addition to the written exam, the candidates should also prepare for the PST/PET also.

SSC GD 2024 Constable Books for Preparation

The section-wise best books for SSC GD Constable 2024 are given below –

General Intelligence & Reasoning

  • Verbal and Non-Verbal Reasoning by RS Agarwal
  • Verbal and Non-Verbal Reasoning by Kiran Publication
  • Analytical Reasoning by MK Pandey
  • Non-Verbal Reasoning by BS Sijwali & Indu Sijwali
  • Shortcuts in Reasoning (Verbal, Non-Verbal & Analytical) for competitive exams by Disha Experts

Mathematics

  • Popular Arithmetic Multiple-Choice Questions by RPH Editorial Board
  • SSC Mathematics Chapterwise Questions by Rakesh Yadav
  • Maths For SSC Constable Exam by Ram Singh Yadav, Yajvender Yadav
  • Complete Mathematics (Part-1) by Rishikesh Kumar

English Language

  • Objective General English by SP Bakshi
  • Objective General English by RS Agarwal
  • English Grammar Book by Wren and Martin
  • Popular English Grammar (with Hindi Explanations

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Preparation Tips for SSC GD Recruitment 2024

The SSC GD Constable 2024 exam is the dream of aspirants who want to get recruited into several organisations, ministries, and departments under the Government of India. Below, some preparation tips are mentioned for the candidates preparing for the SSC GD 2024 exam that will ease their preparation.

  • It is important to have a clear idea of the syllabus and pattern of the SSC GD exam before starting the preparation.
  • Make a proper study plan and collect the best study materials for the SSC GD exam preparation. A systematic study plan will help candidates ensure that equal time is spent on the preparation of each topic.
  • Previous-year question papers also play a crucial role. Analyze previous years' papers and understand the types of questions asked in the exam. These papers will also help in understanding the standard and difficulty level of the exam.
  • In addition, complete free online mock tests. Candidates should practise mock tests that will enable them to attempt more questions in the exam with confidence.
  • If a candidate is not able to prepare or do self-study for the SSC GD exam, he or she can take help from coaching centres, online portals, etc.
  • Candidates who are willing to prepare for the SSC GD 2022-23 exam can also check the preparation tips here.

The SSC GD exam analysis was released after the paper. SSC GD exam analysis can guide the candidates in their preparation. The candidates who appeared in the paper shared their experiences and the paper structure and the breakup of questions. The candidates can see here the SSC GD exam Analysis video to get the details about the questions asked in the exam.

Q:   How to clear the constable test for SSC GD exam BSF?

A:
To get selected as a GD in BSF, you need to qualify for the SSC GD exam with a good score. You should allocate at least six months to studying for this test. To get selected for the SSC GD you can use the following advice from professionals: 1. To understand the requirements for the exam, go through the exam pattern and syllabus before beginning your preparation. 2. There is only one computer-based test (CBT) for the SSC GD which is followed by a physical and medical examination. 3. Finish the exam's syllabus within the first three months. 4. Make notes on crucial topics like coding and decoding, number series, Mensuration profit and loss, etc. 5. To ace the Hindi and English language sections, you have to study grammar and vocabulary from good English books. 6. One month before the exam, take as many mock exams as possible. 7. Start engaging in physical activities and exercises to help you pass the required medical and physical tests. The following Shiksha page has a detailed preparation strategy to help you pass the SSC GD exam: https://www.shiksha.com/exams/ssc-gd-exam-preparation.
 

Q:   How can I clear the SSC GD exam in two months?

A:
It is challenging but not impossible to clear the SSC GD exam in two months. With the right approach, you can ace this exam if you put in 8 to 10 hours of dedicated study time. Following these expert suggestions can help you: 1. Select limited but useful study material as you have only two months 2. Focus on the fundamental concept in the first month. 3. Dedicate next month to practice. 4. For quant, you can refer to R. S. Aggarwal. For GK, read Arihant or Lucent, and for Hindi read BN Prasad. 5. Since you have limited time, you should focus heavily on practice tests. 6. You can refer to online study materials such as YouTube to revise concepts. 7. Focus equally on fitness to qualify for the physical test following the exam. This Shiksha page contains a detailed strategy that can help you: https://www.shiksha.com/exams/ssc-gd-exam-preparation.
 

Q:   What are the qualifying cut-off marks for SSC GD 2024?

A:

Candidates belonging to unreserved category need to secure minimum 30 per cent aggregate marks to qualify SSC GD exam. Have a look at the SSC GD qualifying cutoff percentage below:

  • General: 30 per cent
  • Other Backward Class (OBC)/ EWS: 25 per cent
  • Scheduled Caste (SC)/ Scheduled Tribe (ST)/ PwD: 20 per cent

It may be noted that the final SSC GD merit list is prepared only on the basis of candidates’ performance in SSC GD CBE exam. PET, PST and medical examination are only qualifying in nature.

 

SSC GD Exam Centres 2024

SSC GD Computer-Based Examination (CBE) requires dedicated internet connectivity and cyber security. Hence, special examination centres are designated for the exam. CBE is conducted online in over 50 cities. The candidates need to select three SSC GD exam centres in the online application form. Based on the exam centres selected, the candidate is assigned to a particular region and that regional officer assigns the exam centre to the candidate. The Commission reserves the right to allot the examination centre.

SSC GD Constable Salary and Job Profile 2024

SSC GD recruitment 2024 process starts with the release of an official notification. The candidates can check here the SSC GD recruitment 2024 notification to get all the details about the exam. The candidates must refer to the notification for all the details.

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Check below the pay level for the post of Sepoy and for all other posts.

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

SSC GD Application 2024

The SSC GD form correction 2024 window opened on January 4, 2024. Candidates were allowed to make corrections or changes to the already submitted application forms till January 6, 2024. Check below the process to undertake the SSC GD online form correction facility:

  • Visit the official website- ssc.gov.in
  • Log in using the registration number and password.
  • Go to the ‘Re-Apply’ link under the SSC GD Constable recruitment box.
  • Make the necessary changes.
  • Submit the application form.
  • Save the confirmation page.

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Q:   When will the SSC GD apply online 2025 link be released?

A:

The SSC GD apply online 2025 link will be released along with the official notification on August 27, 2024. Candidates are given over 30 days to fill out the SSC GD application form 2025. It is compulsory for candidates to fill out the online SSC GD application 2025 in order to appear for the exam. The last date to apply online for the SSC GD Constable 2025 exam will be October 5, 2024.

 

Q:   What is the application fee for SSC GD exam?

A:

The SSC GD application fee is different for reserved and unreserved category candidates. General category candidates need to pay INR 100 as the application fee for the SSC GD Constable exam. However, candidates belonging to reserved categories and women candidates of all categories are exempted from paying the SSC GD application fee.

 

Q:   How can I apply for SSC GD online?

A:

Candidates can apply online for the SSC GD Exam through the official website of the Staff Selection Commission. Candidates can fill out the SSC GD application form by following the given steps:

  • Visit the official SSC website- ssc.nic.in.
  • Click on SSC GD application link
  • Complete the SSC GD online registration form
  • Upload the scanned photo and signature
  • Fill out the SSC GD application form
  • Pay the SSC GD application fee
  • Submit and save the confirmation page.
 

Q:   When is the next date to apply for the SSC GD Constable?

A:

The SSC GD apply online 2025 link will be activated by the Commission on August 27, 2024, along with the release of official notification. The Commission will release the official notification and application form for the SSC GD 2025 session on its official website. Candidates will be required to fill out the SSC GD Constable application form 2025 in order to appear for the exam. The SSC GD last date 2025 to fill out the online form is October 5, 2024.

 

Q:   What is the SSC GD last date 2025 to apply online?

A:
The SSC GD last date 2025 to apply online for the exam is October 5, 2024. The Staff Selection Commission provides over a month time to the candidates for filling out the SSC GD Constable application form 2025. Candidates are advised to fill out the application form timely to avoid any issues that might arise last-minute such as internet connectivity or server problem. The Commission will not extend the online application process for the SSC GD 2025.
 
 

SSC GD Eligibility 2024

SSC GD eligibility criteria contribute to the higher number of applications in the exam because the educational requirement is Matric/High School only. The SSC GD notification prescribes all the conditions of eligibility criteria for the SSC GD exam. The SSC GD eligibility criteria are defined for the candidates in terms of the following components.

SSC GD Eligibility-Nationality: Candidates must be citizens of India.

SSC GD Age Limit

Candidates should be aged between 18 and 23 years as per the age norms given in the official notification. Due to the unprecedented ‘Covid Pandemic’, the Government granted three (03) years of age relaxation beyond the respective prescribed upper age limit for all categories of candidates as a one-time measure for this recruitment.

SSC GD Educational Qualification

Candidates must have passed Class 10 from a recognised board. Candidates appearing for their qualifying examination (Class 10) are not eligible for the exam. The candidate should read and understand the SSC GD eligibility criteria 2024 and then only fill out the application because the Commission can cancel the candidature of the candidate if he or she do not conform to any of the eligibility conditions.

Q:   Who is eligible for SSC GD Vacancy 2024?

A:

Candidates who have passed Class 10 exam or equivalent from a recognised board can apply for the SSC GD Vacancy 2024. Candidates should be between 18 to 23 years of age to be eligible for the SSC GD Constable 2024. The Commission can cancel the candidature of the candidate at any point if he or she do not conform to any of the eligibility condition. Candidates should go through the SSC GD Constable eligibility criteria 2024 carefully before applying online for the exam.

 

Q:   What is the age limit for SSC GD?

A:

Candidates must be of minimum 18 years of age in order to be eligible for SSC GD exam. The upper SSC GD age limit is 23 years. However, the Commission provides a relaxation in the upper age limit for all the reserved categories such as OBC, SC, ST, ExS and others. The SSC GD age limit relaxation for SC category is five years, for OBC and Ex-Servicemen is three years. Refer SSC GD Eligibility Criteria for detailed age limit criteria.

 

Q:   What is the SSC GD physical requirement in terms of height and weight?

A:
Candidates selected for SSC GD constable must pass the Physical Efficiency Test (PET) or Physical Standard Test (PST). Therefore, the SSC GD applicant must meet the following criteria to be eligible for PET or PST: (a) Height Requirements: 1. The Male candidates need to have minimum height of 170 cm. 2. The Female candidates need to have minimum height of 157 cm. (b) Weight Requirements: According to medical standards, the candidate's weight should be proportionate to his or her height and age. The detailed physical standard requirements for SSC GD can be found on this Shiksha Page: https://www.shiksha.com/sarkari-exams/ssc/articles/ssc-gd-eligibility-nationality-age-limit-educational-qualification-relaxation-blogId-39607.
 

Q:   Can a 10th passed student apply for SSC GD exam?

A:
Yes, a Class 10th pass candidate can apply for the SSC GD exam. The SSC GD educational qualification is Matric/ High School/ Class 10th. However, candidates appearing in Class 10th exam are not eligible to apply for SSC GD recruitment.
 

SSC GD Selection Process 2024

SSC GD selection process starts with the release of notification. The official SSC GD notification is the first official information about the number of vacancies, exam dates, eligibility criteria, exam pattern, syllabus and other important information. The candidates must read the SSC GD Constable notification to understand all the eligibility conditions given in the official notification. SSC GD selection process consists of the application process, CBE, PET, PST and medical examination. The complete steps of the selection process are explained below:

Step 1: SSC GD Application

The first and foremost step of the recruitment process is filling in the application form. Candidates need to fill out the application form online on the official website of SSC. The application fee for all candidates is INR 100 (women/SC/ST/ex-servicemen candidates are exempted from fee payment). 

Step 2: SSC GD Admit Card

SSC GD Constable admit card is issued four days before the exam. Candidates need to download the SSC GD Constable admit card from the official regional websites of the commission by entering the required login credentials and date of birth. The admit cards for PET/PST and DME/RME are uploaded by CRPF. 

Step 3: SSC GD Computer-Based Exam

SSC GD CBE is the first of the three stages. SSC GD CBE is conducted at designated exam centres across the nation. The test carries 100 objective-type questions of 100 marks. The question paper is divided into four parts - General Intelligence and Reasoning, General Knowledge and General Awareness, Elementary Mathematics and English/Hindi. The difficulty level of questions is of matriculation level.

Step 4: SSC GD PET/PST

Based on the performance of CBE, candidates are shortlisted for physical tests such as PET and PST. SSC GD PET/PST is the qualifying exam. The tests are conducted at various centres finalised by the PET conducting body such as CAPFs.

Step 5: SSC GD Medical Exam

Candidates who qualify PET/PST exam then need to appear for the Detailed Medical Examination (DME) and sometimes Review Medical Examination, conducted by designated Central Armed Police Forces (CAPFs).

Step 6: SSC GD Result

SSC GD result is the final step of the selection process. The selected candidates are called to the respective force headquartered for the appointment.

Q:   What is SSC GD Constable level?

A:

The Staff Selection Commission conducts the online exam for recruitment to the posts 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). The SSC GD Constable Pay Level for Level 1is INR 18,000 to 56,900 (Sepoy in NCB) and Pay
Level 3 is INR 21,700-69,100 for all others posts.

 

Q:   What are the subjects in the SSC GD exam?

A:

The SSC GD Computer-Based Examination (CBE) comprises questions from four subjects: General Intelligence and Reasoning, General Knowledge and General Awareness, Elementary Mathematics, and English/ Hindi Language. A total of 80 multiple-choice questions (MCQs) are asked in the SSC GD Constable exam. Each question carries 2 marks. There is a negative marking of 0.50 mark for each wrong answer.

 

Q:   In which mode is SSC GD exam conducted?

A:

The SSC GD exam is conducted online in Computer-Based Examination (CBE) mode. On the other hand, the SSC GD Physical Efficiency Test (PET) and Physical Standard Test (PST) is conducted offline as it involves physical test. The SSC GD physical test is conducted by the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) on behalf of the CAPFs to test the physical eligibility of candidates.

 

SSC GD Constable 2024 FAQs

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Q:   What is full form of GD in SSC?

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The full form of GD is General Duty in the Staff Selection Commission recruitment. SSC GD Constable exam is a national-level exam conducted by the Staff Selection Commission (SSC). SSC Constable exam is a popular exam among candidates because of its eligibility criteria, salary and the pride associated with working in the security forces.
 

Q:   How to prepare for SSC GD?

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The SSC GD exam is conducted for the recruitment of constables on general duty (GD). Here are some tips that can help you prepare for this exam and become part of the security forces as a constable: 1. Take a printout of the previous year's SSC GD question paper, as most of the questions are repeated and the level is also not difficult. 2. Make a proper schedule and allot more time to practice the math section. 3. Practice reasoning topics like analogies, coding, and decoding as much as you can to improve accuracy. 4. Prepare short notes on GK facts to learn and revise for the general awareness section. 5. Give equal importance to current affairs and learn about all important events. 6. Focus on basic grammar and vocabulary to do well in the language section of the paper. 7. Do physical exercise regularly to pass the physical test of GD. 8. Do not ignore your health, as you will have to pass a medical test as well. 9. You can maintain a proper diet while preparing for the SSC GD exam. The SSC GD exam tests your mental and physical strength, and you have to prepare accordingly.

 

Q:   Is SSC GD exam conducted every year?

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Yes, the SSC GD exam is generally conducted every year. The SSC GD notification is released by the Staff Selection Commission SSC every year based on the vacancies intimated by the Ministry of Home Affairs (Maharashtra). Upon receiving the vacancy requirement from the Maharashtra, the SSC releases the notification and begins the online application process. The SSC GD exam process comprises online exam, PST/PET exam and DME. Candidates need to go through the entire exam process to get shortlisted for recruitment.
 

Q:   When will the SSC GD 2025 exam be conducted?

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The Commission will conduct the Constable GD in Central Armed Police Forces (CAPFs), SSF and Rifleman GD in Assam Rifles and Sepoy in Narcotics Control Bureau Examination, 2025 in January - February 2025. The SSC GD Constable 2025 exam will be conducted online in the computer based exam (CBE) mode. The Staff Selection Commission organises the exam in various exam centres across India.

 

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Answered 6 days ago

The SSC GD result 2024 was released on July 10, 2024 shortlisting the candidates for the PET/ PST (Physical) test. As per the official result notice PDF, a total of 3,51,176 candidates have been shortlisted for SSC GD Physical Test 2024. These candidates will now be called for the SSC GD PET/ PST ex

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Answered 2 weeks ago

The SSC GD result is generally released around 3 months after the conduct of the exam. Check below the past years' trends on the SSC GD result release date.

Year

SSC GD Exam Date

SSC GD Result Release Date

SSC GD 2021

16-Nov-2021 to 15-Dec-2021

25-Mar-2022

SSC GD 2022-23

10-Jan-2023 to 13-Feb-2023

08-Apr-2023

SSC GD 2024

20-Feb-2024 to 07-Mar-2024 & 30-Mar-2024

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Answered 2 months ago

Yes, the SSC GD 2024 result has been released. The SSC GD result 2024 is announced soon on the official website- ssc.gov.in. The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) declared the SSC GD Constable results 2024 using the normalization marks formula and final answer key. The results of the SSC GD 2024 exam

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Answered 2 months ago

 Candidates can download the SSC GD physical test 2024 admit card by following the steps given below:

  • Visit the official website- rect.crpf.gov.in.
  • Click on the SSC GD admit card 2024 link for PET/ PST.
  • Login using the registration ID and date of birth
  • Download the SSC GD physical admit card.

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