7 Important Things you Should Know about SSC GD Constable

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Earlier in 1975, Indian Government formed a commision named “Subordinate Service Commision” which is now called as “Staff Selection Commision”, which came in to effect from 1st June, 1999.

Long story short. SSC is an Indian Government body which conducts entrance exams annually and recruit the shortlisted candidates for various posts in various Ministries and Departments.

Some of you may have heard of SSC GD but may not know exactly what it is.

Here’s a walkthrough of the important things to know about SSC GD Constable Exam.

  • What is SSC GD?

SSC GD is an abbreviation for Staff Selection Commission – General Duty.

        Every year, SSC conducts SSC GD Constable exam to for recruitment of various posts in      Police department.

  1.      Posts Recruited through SSC GD Constable Exam
  • BSF – Border Security force
  • CISF – Central Industrial Security Force
  • CRPF – Central Reserve Police Force
  • SSB – Service Selection Board
  • ITBP – Indo-Tibetan Border Police  
  • NIA – National Investigation Agency
  • Riflemen
  1. Eligibility Criteria
Educational Qualification Age Limit
Candidates must have a graduation degree/diploma/10th Pass from a recognized board or educational institute. Minimum: 18 years

Maximum: 23 years

  1. How to Apply for SSC GD Constable Exam

You can apply for SSC GD Exam through Online mode only. To apply for SSC GD exam, follow the below steps:

i. You can register through SSC GD official website.

ii. You need to pay the Application fee online using Debit Card/Credit Card/Internet Banking/Cash Cards/Wallets, etc.

iii. Use a valid email ID that should be kept active till the declaration of results.

iv. You should keep a scanned photograph and signature ready as per requirements mentioned in the official notification.

v. Submit the Application Form.

vi. Take out the Print Out of the Application Form for future reference.

By following these above steps, you will be able to submit your SSC GD Constable Exam form successfully.

  1. Selection Process

       It is conducted in three parts:

  • Tier 1 – Written Exam
  • Tier 2 – PET (Physical Eligibility Test)
  • Tier 3 – Medical Test
  1.     Important Dates

According to the latest notice by Staff Selection Commission, the Constable (GD) in CAPFs, NIA, SSF and Rifleman (GD) in Assam Rifles Recruitment Notification 2018 will be released on 21st July 2018.

  1. Boost your exam preparation as soon as possible

After filling out the application form, kick-start your exam preparation. Go through the detailed exam pattern and syllabus and set your goals accordingly.

Make a plan and study daily.

After completing entire syllabus, attempt mock tests daily by downloading the Test book app .

General knowledge, is one of the important, yet most ignored subjects in this exam.

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Mithila Kotibhaskar is an Digital Marketing Executive working at Testbook.com. Though a Computer Engineer by qualification, her passion flows through various Digital Marketing verticals – Content Writing, SEO, and Google Adwords, to name a few.  Being always curious to learn new things, she tries to chase perfection in everything she attempts. Creating singing videos on YouTube channel and playing musical instruments like harmonium and musical keyboard is her favorite pastime. Being a health freak, she is addicted to Zumba classes.

Happy learning!


Mithila Kotibhaskar,

SEO Specialist at Testbook.com

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