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SSC Constable Recruitment 2024

Announcement: Staff Section Commission Recruitment

Application Deadline: December 31, 2023

The Staff Section Commission (SSC) has issued an official notification for the recruitment of 26,146 vacancies for the position of Constable (General Duty) in various esteemed forces such as the Security Force (BSF), Central Industrial Security Force (CISF), Indo Tibetan Border Police (ITBP), Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB), Secretariat Security Force (SSF), and Rifleman (General Duty) in Assam Rifles (AR). Eligible and interested candidates can apply online through this platform.

SSC Constable Recruitment 2024 Details

Position Title: Constable (General Duty)

Exam Name: Constable (GD) in Central Armed Police Forces (CAPFs), SSF, and Rifleman (GD) in Assam Rifles Examination, 2024

Number of Vacancies: 26,146

  • Male: 23,347 positions
  • Female: 2,799 positions

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

Organization-wise vacancy details:

OrganizationNo of posts

Eligibility Criteria of SSC Constable GD Recruitment

Nationality: Candidates must be citizens of India. Vacancies are state/UT-wise; therefore, candidates must submit domicile/PRC against their state/UT.

Age Limit: Candidates must be between 18 to 23 years of age as of January 1, 2024. Birthdates should fall between 02-01-2001 and 01-01-2006 under normal circumstances.

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

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

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

Payment Mode: The application fee can be paid through BHIM UPI, Net Banking, using Visa, MasterCard, Maestro, RuPay Credit, or Debit cards. Alternatively, candidates can make the payment through cash in SBI Branches by generating an SBI Challan.

Application Fee:

Candidates are required to pay an application fee based on their category. The details are as follows:

URRs 100/-
OBC/MOBCRs 100/-
SC/ ST/ WomenNil

SSC Examination Centres in Assam and Other North East States

Candidates are required to indicate the Centre(s) of their choice in the online Application Form for the examination. The following is a list of available examination centers under the North Eastern Region (NER):

  • Itanagar (5001)
  • Dibrugarh (5102)
  • Guwahati (Dispur) (5105)
  • Jorhat (5107)
  • Silchar (5111)
  • Tezpur (5112)
  • Imphal (5501)
  • Shillong (5401)
  • Agartala (5601)
  • Aizawl (5701)
  • Dimapur (5301)
  • Kohima (5302)

How to Apply For SSC Constable Recruitment?

To apply for the SSC Constable GD recruitment, interested and eligible candidates can follow the steps outlined below:

  1. Visit the Official SSC Recruitment Portal: Access the official SSC Recruitment Portal where the application process is facilitated.
  2. Registration:
    • Scroll down and locate the “Important Web-Links” section.
    • Click on the “Online Application Form” link.
    • Initiate the registration process by selecting “New User? Register Now.”
  3. Login:
    • After registration, proceed to the next stage.
    • Click on the “Online Application Form” link and log in using your credentials.
  4. Fill in Personal and Educational Details:
    • Provide all necessary personal and educational details as required.
    • Upload the essential documents as specified in the application form.
  5. Payment of Application Fee:
    • Make the payment of the application fee according to your category through the available payment modes.
  6. Submission:
    • Complete the form with accurate information.
    • Submit the application form.
  7. Print Application Form:
    • Finally, after submission, take a printout of the application form for your records.

By following these steps, candidates can successfully apply for the SSC Constable GD recruitment through online mode.

Important Dates for SSC Constable Recruitment 2023

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

Selection Process of SSC Constable GD Vacancy

The selection process for SSC Constable GD Vacancy comprises the following stages:

a) Computer Based Examination (CBE):

  • Candidates will participate in a Computer Based Examination to assess their knowledge and skills.

b) Physical Standard Test (PST):

  • Qualified candidates from the CBE will undergo a Physical Standard Test to ensure they meet the required physical standards.

c) Physical Efficiency Test (PET):

  • Candidates who pass the PST will proceed to the Physical Efficiency Test, evaluating their physical fitness and endurance.

d) Detailed Medical Examination (DME)/Review Medical Examination (RME):

  • Successful candidates from the PET will undergo a Detailed Medical Examination or a Review Medical Examination to assess their medical fitness for the position.

e) Document Verification:

  • The final stage involves the verification of documents to confirm the eligibility and authenticity of the candidates.

Computer Based Examination(CBE)

Computer Based Examination (CBE) Details for SSC Constable GD Vacancy:

  • Number of Questions: 80 Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)
  • Total Marks: 160 marks
  • Duration: 60 minutes
  • Type of Exam: Online (CBE)
  • Level of Questions: Matriculation level
  • Negative Marking: 0.25 marks deducted for each wrong answer
  • Language: English, Hindi, Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Kannada, Konkani, Malayalam, Manipuri, Marathi, Odia, Punjabi, Tamil, Telugu, and Urdu.

Candidates who have applied for the Constable (General Duty) vacancy will initially undergo the Computer Based Examination, which consists of 80 MCQs. The test is conducted online and spans a duration of 60 minutes, assessing candidates on a Matriculation level. Negative marking is applicable, with a deduction of 0.25 marks for each incorrect answer. The examination is available in multiple languages to cater to the diverse linguistic preferences of the candidates.

Exam pattern:

PartSubjectNo of MCQsMarks
AGeneral Intelligence and Reasoning2040
BGeneral Knowledge and General Awareness2040
CElementary Mathematics2040
DEnglish/ Hindi2040

Syllabus of Computer Based Test (CBT)

Syllabus for the Computer Based Test (CBT) of SSC Constable GD Vacancy:

A) General Intelligence and Reasoning:

  • Analytical aptitude and the ability to observe and distinguish patterns.
  • Questions may include analogies, similarities and differences, spatial visualization, spatial orientation, visual memory, discrimination, observation, relationship concepts, arithmetical reasoning, figural classification, arithmetic number series, non-verbal series, coding and decoding, etc.

B) General Knowledge and General Awareness:

  • Testing the candidate’s general awareness of the environment.
  • Questions on current events and everyday observations and experience with a scientific aspect.
  • Topics include sports, history, culture, geography, economic scene, general polity, Indian Constitution, scientific research, etc.

C) Elementary Mathematics:

  • Questions related to Number Systems, Computation of Whole Numbers, Decimals and Fractions, and the 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:

  • Testing candidates’ ability to understand basic English/ Hindi.
  • Focus on basic comprehension skills.

Physical Standard Test (PST) for SSC Constable GD Vacancy

Candidates will be shortlisted for the Physical Standard Test (PST) and Physical Efficiency Test (PET) based on their performance in the Computer Based Examination (CBE). The PST and PET will be conducted at centers determined by the CAPFs.

Physical Standards:


  • Male: 170 cm
  • Female: 157 cm

Relaxation in Height:

Relaxation forMale (Cms)Female (Cms)
ST candidates of NE States157.0147.5
ST candidates of Left Wing Extremism affected districts160.0147.5
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 the Gorkha Territorial Administration (GTA)157.0152.5

Chest Standards for Male Candidates:

  • Status:
    • Un-expanded: 80 cm
    • Minimum expansion: 5 cm

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 States of Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Sikkim, Tripura and Gorkha Territorial Administration (GTA)775

Chest Measurement for Female Candidates:

  • Chest measurements will not be taken for female candidates. However, it will be ensured that the chest is well developed.


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

Physical Efficiency Test (PET) for SSC Constable GD Vacancy

Candidates are required to clear the race within the following time limits:

Other region5 Km in 24 minutes.1.6 Km in 8 ½ minutes
Ladakh region1.6 Km in 7 minutes800 metres in 5 minutes

Medical Examination for SSC Constable GD Vacancy

Candidates who qualify for PST/PET will be shortlisted for a Detailed Medical Examination (DME). The shortlisted candidates will undergo a thorough medical examination conducted by the Medical Boards constituted by the CAPFs. This examination aims to assess the physical and medical fitness of the candidates.

The medical examination will be conducted in accordance with the Uniform Guidelines for Recruitment Medical Examination for GOs and NGOs in CAPFs and AR, as issued by the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) and amended from time to time. The relevant instructions are available at the following link: MHA Recruitment Medical Examination Guidelines

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