SSC GD Constables

SSC GD Constables Pattern

Posted on :January 23rd 2019, 8:26 am

The first step towards your SSC GD preparation is to understand the SSC GD Constable Syllabus completely. Aspirants must have a clear knowledge of SSC GD Constable Syllabus for each of the sections before they start their preparation. They must also look into the previous years papers to know the weightage of the sub-topics asked in each section of the exam of SSC GD. In this article, we will provide you with the detailed SSC GD Constable Syllabus. Read on to find out.

The recruitment process will consist of

  • Physical Standards Test
  • Physical Efficiency Test
  • Written Examination
  • Medical Examination.

Only candidates qualifying in Physical Standards Test and Physical Efficiency Test will be called for the Written Examination.

Physical Standard Test (PST)/Physical Efficiency Test (PET):

Candidates who are found eligible on height parameters will undergo PET (race) followed by biometric identification & screening of testimonials and thereon chest and weight measurements by a board.

Physical Efficiency Test (PET) with Race Parameters:

  For Male candidates   5 Kms   in 24 minutes
  For Female candidates   1.6 Kms   in 8 ½ minutes

For candidates of Ladakh Region:

  Male   1 Mile   in 6 ½ minutes
  Female   800 meters   in 4 minutes

Note: Pregnancy at the time of PET will be considered a disqualification and pregnant female candidates shall be rejected at this stage. PET will not be held for Ex-Servicemen. However, they will be required to qualify in the medical examination.

Written Exam Pattern:

The Commission will conduct written examination of candidates qualified in PST/PET in both online and off-line mode. The candidates will have to opt for On-line or Off-line mode of Examination in the application form. The written examination will consist of one objective type paper containing 100 questions carrying 100 marks with the following composition.



No Of Questions


Total Marks

          PART A

General Intelligence & Reasoning







           PART B


General Knowledge & General Awareness



           PART C

Elementary Mathematics



           PART D





Each question carries 1 mark and time duration for the exam will be 2 hours (120 minutes).

All questions will be of Objective Multiple Choice. For Off-line Examination, Questions will be set bilingually in Hindi and English/ Trilingually in English and Hindi/Kashmiri (Urdu Script for J&K), Marathi(Maharashtra), Gujarati(Gujarat), Malayalam(Kerala), Kannada(Karnataka), Telegu (Andhra Pradesh),Tamil (Tamil Nadu), Oriya(Odisha), Bengali(West Bengal and Tripura), Punjabi (Gurmukhi script for Punjab),Assamese (Assam & Arunachal Pradesh),Manipuri(Manipur) and Mizo(Mizoram).

On-Line Examination will be in English & Hindi only. Off-line Examination will be in English, Hindi and other Regional Languages Based on performance in the Written Examination, candidates will be shortlisted for Medical Examination in a ratio as may be decided by the Commission.

10% vacancies are reserved for Ex-Servicemen in each category.

The minimum cut off percentage of marks for selection will normally be as under :

General and Ex-Servicemen : 35%

SC/ST/OBC : 33%