54953 General Duty Constable Vacancy through SSC for posting in Central Armed Forces

The staff selection commission, a government authorized recruiting agency has issued one of the most awaited vacancy notification for the posts of General Duty (GD) constable in the BSF, CISF, CRPF, ITBP, SSF, NIA & AR forces. The full form of each force is shown here.

  • BSF – Border Security Force
  • CISF – Central Industrial Security Force
  • CRPF – Central Reserve Police Force
  • ITBP – Indo Tibetan Border Police
  • SSF – Secretariat Security Force
  • NIA – National Investigation Agency
  •  AR – Assam Rifles

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SSC GD Constable Recruitment Schedule
Online Applications available from24 July 2018
Last Date of Online Registration24 August 2018
Official Notification

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Number of Vacancy (Male)47307
Number of Vacancy (Female)7646
Application Fee
GEN & OBCRs 100/-
Women, SC, ST, PwD, & Ex-SMNill

There are in total 54,953 vacancies to be filled and the opening date of registration window is 24.07.2018 and it the closing date of the registration process is 24.08.2018. The candidate should mention the examination center in order to avoid any kind of dispute.

The application will be accepted through the online method only.  For more details about their registration process, you can check their official website www.ssc.nic.in.

Category Wise Vacancy for Male


Category wise Vacancy for Female


Age Limit

Minimum Age Limit: 18 years as on 01 August 2018

Max Age Limit: 23 Years as on 01 August 2018

Age relaxation will be as per the Government of India Rules.

Minimum Qualification

10th or High School Certificate pass from Government recognized board/University.

The cutoff date for the minimum qualification is also 01 August 2018.

Selection Procedure

The selection procedure will include

Computer Based Examination Test -The computer-based examination or popularly referred as a written test will entail 100 questions carrying 100 marks based on the following subjects like general reasoning, logical aptitude test, elementary mathematics, English or Hindi. The time allowed to complete the test would be 90 minutes and all the questions would be based on the multiple choice format.

Written Examination Pattern

SSC GD constable Written Examination Pattern
Part NameSubjectNo. of QuestionsMarksTotal Duration
Part – AGeneral Intelligence & Reasoning252590 Minutes
Part – BGeneral Knowledge & Awareness2525
Part – CElementary Mathematics2525
Part – DEnglish/ Hindi2525

Physical Efficiency Test- After the written test, the candidate will be shortlisted on basis of their physical efficiency. They will be asked to undergo through a race followed by technology identification.

Physical Efficiency Test

SSC GD Constable Physical Efficiency Test (PET)
Race5 Km in 24 Minutes1.6 Km in 8 Minutes and 30 Seconds
Candidates of Ladakh region
Race1 Mile in 6 Minutes 30 Seconds800 Meters in 4 Minutes

Minimum Physical Standard

SSC GD Constable Minimum Physical Standard
Height (UR/OBC/SC)170 CM157 CM
Height (ST)162.5 CM150 CM
Chest Normal (UR/OBC/SC)80 CM
Chest on Expansion (UR/OBC/SC)80 + 5 CM
Chest Normal (ST)76 CM
Chest on Expansion (ST)76 + 5 CM
Note: There are relaxations in Height/ Chest to the various groups based on Geography, Kindly check notification for more details.

Medical Examination-The final decision will be made by the medical officer based on the height, weight of the candidate. It could include a battery of tests like X-Ray, chest-Pa View, Hemoglobin test, urine test and other tests that the medical officer may deem fit.


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