About SSC GD Constable

Staff Selection Commission of India (SSC) conducts SSC GD every year to recruit eligible candidates to the post of BSF, CISF, ITBP, CRPF, Rifleman etc. SSC GD Notification 2018 has been released on 21st July 2018 by SSC. SSC GD or SSC General Duty is one of the most reputed exam conducted by SSC every year.

The candidates are selected for the post of Constable in BSF, CRPF, CISF, ITBP, SSF, SSB, NIA and Rifleman. Every year lakhs of students appear for SSC GD Exam in order to fulfill their dream of joining the prestigious ministries of the Government of India.

SSC GD Job Profile

The responsibilities of a Constable GD in Central Industrial Security Force (CISF),Indo Tibetan Border Police (ITBP), Border Security Force (BSF), Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF), SashastraSeemaBal (SSB), National Investigation Agency (NIA), Special Security Force (SSF) are given below.

  • After you are selected, you will be posted as a Guard or Escort.
  • You will be supervised directly by the SHO and you have to obey his orders and duties.
  • You will be in-charge of all activities in the absence of Assistant Sub-Inspector and Sub-Inspector.
  • You will have the right to investigate any case if the Sub-Inspector asks you to do so.
  • You may also be asked to perform the duty of a Station Writer in rural or urban areas.
  • If you are promoted to the post of Head Constable, then you will be in charge of police stations.

Career Growth of GD Constables

Certain promotions are given on the basis of performance in departmental exam while certain are given on the service. The time period is different for all departments. The promotion of a GD Constable are as follows:

  • Senior Constable
  • Head Constable
  • Assistant Sub-Inspector
  • Sub-Inspector
  • Inspector

SSC GD Notification 2018

SSC GD Official Notification has been released by the Staff Selection Commission of India. Candidates can read the official notification by clicking on the link mentioned below. A total of 54935 vacancies are declared in the official notification released by SSC for SSC GD 2018.

Click to check official SSC GD Notification 2018


SSC GD 2018 Exam Dates

SSC GD Notification 2018 has been released on 21st July 2018 by Staff Selection Commission of India. The Online Application Process will start from 24th July. Exam Dates to be notified later by Staff Selection Commission of India.

Notification Date21st July 2018
Starting Date of Application Form24th July 2018
Last Date to fill Application Form24th August 2018
Admit Card DeclarationTo be notified soon
Online Exam Date
Result Declaration

SSC GD Vacancy 2018

The entire recruitment process of SSC GD 2018 will be completed in four stages: Physical Standard Test (PST), Physical Efficiency Test (PET), computer based test and at the last the medical test.

SSC has introduced 54,953 vacancies for the recruitment of constables through SSC GD 2018 Exam. Let’s have a look at the Expected SSC GD 2018 Vacancies:

For male candidates


For Female Candidates


SSC GD 2018 Exam Pattern

SSC GD 2018 will be conducted in three phases:

  • Written Exam
  • Physical Efficiency Test
  • Medical Examination

Theonline written exam constituting of 4 sections to be completed in a time span of 120 minutes. Around 100 questions will be asked carrying 1 mark each. 1/4th of the total mark of a particular question is deducted if attempted wrong by a candidate.

No.SubjectNo. of QuestionsMaximum MarksExam Duration
1General Intelligence & Reasoning252590 minutes
2General Knowledge & General Awareness2525
3Elementary Mathematics2525
4English/ Hindi2525

For PET Tests:

Type For Male CandidatesFor Female Candidates
Race5 Km in 24 minutes1.6 Km in 8(1/2) minutes

For PST Test

For Male CandidatesFor Female Candidates
Height (General, SC & OBC)170157
Height (ST)162.5150
Chest Expansion (General, SC & OBC)80/5NA
Chest Expansion (ST)76/5NA

For Medical Test

Visual Acuity Unaided Uncorrected Visual AcuityRefractionColor Vision
Near VisionDistant Vision
Better EyeWorse EyeBetter EyeWorse Eye
N6N96 / 66 / 9Visual correction of any kind is not permitted even by glassesCP-2

SSC GD 2018 Syllabus

To ace SSC GD 2018, a candidate must have a thorough knowledge of SSC GD Syllabus. Let’s discuss the detailed syllabus for SSC GD 2018 Exam:

English/Hindi General AwarenessElementary MathematicsGeneral Intelligence and Reasoning
Comprehension Writing Sentence Formation
Para Jumbles
Scientific Inventions
Awards and Honors
Important Dates
Indian/World History
General Polity
Number System
Ratio and Proportions
Profit and Loss
Time and Distance
Time and Work
Fundamental Arithematic Operations
Spatial Visualization
Spatial Orientation
Visual Memory
Arithematical Reasoning
Verbal Reasoning
Non-Verbal Reasoning
Similarities and Differences
Recent Studies and Theories


After the successful completion of SSC GD Constable exam, the result will be announced online on the official website. We will keep you posted on all the information regarding SSC GD Constable Result 2018.