SSC Constable Recruitment 2024 – 26146 Constable GD Posts
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SSC Constable Recruitment 2024 – 26146 Constable GD Posts

Staff Section Commission.
Last Date: 31/12/2023.

Staff Section Commission (SSC) has released the official notification for the recruitment of 26,146 vacancy as Constable (General Duty) in Border Security Force (BSF), Central Industrial Security Force (CISF), Indo Tibetan Border Police (ITBP), Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB), Secretariat Security Force (SSF), Rifleman (General Duty) in Assam Rifles (AR) . Interested and eligible candidates may apply online here. 

SSC Constable Recruitment 2024

Name of post: Constable (General Duty)
Name of exam: Constable (GD) in Central Armed Police Forces (CAPFs), SSF, and Rifleman (GD) in Assam Rifles Examination, 2024

No of posts: 26,146 posts
# Male: 23, 347 posts
# Female:  2799 posts
Organization-wise vacancy details:
OrganizationNo of posts

Pay scale:  Pay Level-3 (Rs 21,700-69,100)

Eligibility Criteria of SSC Constable GD Recruitment

Nationality: Candidate must be a citizen of India. Vacancies are state/ UT wise hence a candidate must submit domicile/ PRC against his state/ UT.

Age Limit: Candidate age must be between 18 to 23 years as on 1st January 2024. Candidates should not have been born earlier than 02-01-2001 and later than 01-01-2006 in normal course.

Age Relaxation: Permissible relaxations in upper age limit for different categories are as under:

# SC/ ST: 5 years
# OBC: 3 years 
# Ex-Servicemen: 3 years

Educational Qualification: The candidates must have passed Matriculation or 10th Class Examination from a recognized Board/ University.

Application Fee:

Candidates have to pay a certain amount as application fee depending up on their category. The details are as given below:

Rs 100/-
Rs 100/-
SC/ ST/ Women

Payment Mode: BHIM UPI, Net Banking, by using Visa, MasterCard, Maestro, RuPay Credit or Debit cards or through cash in SBI Branches by generating SBI Challan.

SSC Examination Centres in Assam and Other North East States

A candidate must indicate the Centre(s) in the online Application Form in which he/ she desires to take the examination. Here's the list of centres available under North Eastern Region (NER).
Itanagar (5001)Dibrugarh (5102)Guwahati (Dispur) (5105)
Jorhat (5107)Silchar (5111)Tejpur (5112)
Imphal (5501)Shillong (5401)Agartala (5601)
Aizwal (5701)Dimapur (5301)Kohima (5302)

How to Apply SSC Constable Recruitment?

Interested and eligible candidates may apply online for these vacancy through online mode by visiting official SSC Recruitment Portal. Candidates may follow below mentioned steps to apply for SSC Constable GD recruitment.

# Scroll down, go to Important Web-Links section .

# Click on the "Online Application Form" and complete the registration process by clicking "New User ? Register Now".

# In the next stage, click on "Online Application Form" Link and Login.

# Fill your all personal and educational details and upload necessary documents.

# Make payment of application fee as per your category and submit the form.

# At the end, take a print out of the application form .

Important Dates of SSC Constable Recruitment 2023

# Starting date to apply online: 24th November 2023
# Last date to apply online: 31st December 2023
# Schedule of Computer Based Examination: February-March, 2024

Important Web-Links of SSC Constable Recruitment

Online Application Form
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SSC Constable GD Guidebook
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Official Website
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Selection Process of SSC Constable GD Vacancy

The selection process of SSC Constable GD will consist of following stages:

a) Computer Based Examination (CBE)
b) Physical Standard Test (PST)
c) Physical Efficiency Test (PET)
d) Detailed Medical Examination (DME)/ Review Medical Examination (RME) and
e) Document Verification 

Computer Based Examination

Candidates who submitted online applications for 26,146 vacancy as Constable (General Duty) must first appear in Computer Based Examination (CBE). The detail structure of Computer Based Examination (CBE) is as mentioned below.

No of questions: 80 MCQs

Total marks:
160 marks

Duration: 60 minutes

Type of exam:
Online (CBE)

Level of questions: Matriculation level

Negative marking: 0.25 marks for each wrong answer

Language: English, Hindi, Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Kannada, Konkani, Malayalam, Manipuri, Marathi, Odia, Punjabi, Tamil, Telugu and Urdu. 
Exam pattern:
PartSubjectNo of MCQs
AGeneral Intelligence and Reasoning2040
BGeneral Knowledge and General Awareness2040
CElementary Mathematics20
DEnglish/ Hindi


Syllabus of Computer Based Test (CBT)

The syllabus for the Examination will be as follows:

A) General Intelligence and Reasoning:

Analytical aptitude and ability to observe and distinguish patterns will be tested through questions principally of non-verbal type. This component may include questions on analogies, similarities and differences, spatial visualization, spatial orientation, visual memory, discrimination, observation, relationship concepts, arithmetical reasoning and figural classification, arithmetic number series, non-verbal series, coding and decoding, etc.

B) General Knowledge and General Awareness:

Questions in this component will be aimed at testing the candidate’s general awareness of the environment around him. Questions will also be designed to test knowledge of current events and of such matters of every day observations and experience in their scientific aspect as may be expected of any educated person. The test will also include questions relating to India and its neighboring countries especially pertaining to sports, History, Culture, Geography, Economic Scene, General Polity, Indian Constitution, and scientific Research etc. These Questions will be such that they do not require a special study of any discipline.

C) Elementary Mathematics:

This paper will include questions on problems relating to 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 and Time, Time and Work, etc.

D) English/ Hindi:

Candidates’ ability to understand basic English/ Hindi and his basic comprehension would be tested. 

Physical Standard Test (PST)

Based on the performance in CBE, candidates will be shortlisted for PST/ PET by the Commission. Physical Standard Test (PST) and Physical Efficiency Test (PET) will be conducted at various centres finalized by the CAPFs.

Physical Standards for the posts are as follows: 

Male170 cms
Female157 cms
Relaxation in Height
Relaxation forMale (Cms)Female (Cms)
ST candidates of NE States157.0147.5
ST candidates of Left Wing Extremism affected districts
Candidates falling in the categories of Garhwalis, Kumaonis, Dogras, Marathas and candidates belonging to the States/ UTs of Assam, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu & Kashmir and Ladakh165.0155.0
Candidates hailing from the North-Eastern States of Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Sikkim and Tripura162.5152.5
Candidates hailing from Gorkha Territorial Administration (GTA)157.0152.5

Male candidates should have following standards of chest measurement: 
Un-expanded80 cms
Minimum expansion5 cms
Relaxation in chest
Relaxation forUn-expanded
Minimum Expansion
Garhwalis, Kumaonis, Dogras, Marathas and candidates belonging to the States/ UTs of Assam, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu & Kashmir and Ladakh785
North-Eastern Sates of Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Sikkim, Tripura and Gorkha Territorial Administration (GTA)775
#  Chest measurement for female candidates will not be taken. However, it will be ascertained that the chest is well developed.

Weight must be proportionate to height and age as per medical standards.

Physical Efficiency Test (PET)

Candidates have to clear the race within the following time limits:
Other region
5 Kms in 24 minutes.1.6 Kms in 8 ½ minutes
Ladakh region1.6 Kms in 7 minutes800 metres in 5 minutes

Medical Examination

Candidates will be shortlisted for Detailed Medical Examination (DME) from the pool of candidates who qualify PST/ PET.

The shortlisted candidates will be medically examined by the Medical Boards constituted by the CAPFs to assess their physical and medical fitness. The medical examination of the candidates will be conducted in terms of Uniform Guidelines for recruitment Medical Examination for GOs and NGOs in CAPFs and AR issued vide MHA UO No. A.VI-1/2014-Rectt(SSB) dated 20.05.2015 and MHA OM No: E.32012/ADG(Med)/DME&RME/DA-1/2020(Part File)/1166 dated 31.05.2021 and as amended from time to time by the government. These instructions are accessible at following link: 


FAQs of SSC Constable Recruitment

What is the starting date to apply online for SSC Constable GD Recruitment?

The starting date to apply online for SSC Constable GD Recruitment is 24th November 2023.

What is the last date to apply online for SSC Constable GD Recruitment?

The last date to apply online for SSC Constable GD Recruitment is 31st December 2023 till 11 PM.

What is the total number of vacancies in SSC Constable GD Recruitment?

The total number of vacancies in SSC Constable GD Recruitment is 26,146.

What is the minimum required educational qualification for SSC Constable GD Recruitment?

The minimum required educational qualification for SSC Constable GD Recruitment is Class 10 pass.