SSC GD Constable Exam Pattern 2018-19 | GD Constable Syllabus – Details

The Staff Selection Commission conducts an exam every year for the recruitment to the posts of Constable (GD) in CAPF, NIA & SSF and Rifleman. The Application form for SSC GD Constable was available from 23rd December 2017 and the last date to apply was 23rd January 2018. The date of the exam is 18th – 28th June 2018, applicants who have filled up their Application Form in completion will be eligible to appear for the exam.

The candidates interested in government jobs can appear for this exam. The minimum eligibility criteria for SSC GD Constable Exam 2018 is Matriculation in any stream from any recognized board or University.

Candidates for GD Constable Post will be selected through the mode of the written exam, Medical exam, Physical Standard Test and Physical Endurance Test. Female Candidates will be considered for posts earmarked for them in different CAPFs.

SSC GD Constable Exam Pattern 2018

The recruitment of SSC GD Constable will be done on the basis of Physical Standard Test (PST), Physical Endurance Test (PET), Written Examination and Medical Examination. The Physical Standard Test (PST), Physical Endurance Test (PET) and Medical examination will be conducted by The Central Armed Police Force while the written examination will be organized by The Staff Selection Commission (SSC).

SSC will conduct the following phases in the selection process:

  1. Written examination (objective type)- Merit is prepared based on written exam
  2. Physical Standard test/Physical Eligibility Test (Qualifying in nature)
  3. Medical test- (Qualifying in nature)

Written Test SSC GD Constable Exam

The SSC GD Constable exam pattern is provided in the tabular format below. Few of the important points are:

  • The test will contain 100 questions of total 100 marks.
  • The question format will be objective type.
  • Each question will be Multiple Choice Question (MCQ)
  • The time duration of the examination is 2 Hours.
  • Online examination will be conducted in Hindi and English language.
  • There will be 4 sections in the question paper.
     Part      SectionNumber of Questions   Marks
   Part AGeneral Intelligence and Reasoning       25       25
   Part BGeneral Knowledge and General Awareness       25        25
   Part CElementary mathematics        25         25
   Part DEnglish/Hindi        25          25

Candidates for GD Constable Post will be selected through the mode of the written exam, Medical exam, Physical Standard Test and Physical Endurance Test. Female Candidates will be considered for posts earmarked for them in different CAPFs.

Physical Standard Test/Physical Endurance Test

The physical standard is as follows:

       Height           Chest         Weight
For Males: 170 cms

For Females: 150 cms

For Male: Expanded 80 cms and minimum expansion 5 cms

No criteria for women

Proportionate as per the height and medical standard for male and female.

Note 1: In Physical Efficiency test, candidates have to take part in a race which is also qualifying in nature and will not carry any marks. Criteria for both male and Female is given below:

  • For Male Candidates: 5kms in 24 minutes
  • For Female Candidates: 1.6kms in 8 minutes

 Note 2: Candidates from Ladakh Region

  • For Male Candidates: 1.6 kms or 1 mile in 6 minutes
  • For Female Candidates: 800 meters in 4 minutes

Medical Test For SSC GD Constable 2018

This test is also qualifying in nature and candidates who are shortlisted after PST/PET and written exam will be called for the medical test. Tests conducted in this stage are mentioned below:

Eye Sight:

Visual Acuity Unaided      Near VisionBetter eye- N6 and worse eye- N9
Uncorrected Visual Acuity      Distant VisionBetter eye- 6/6 and worse eye- 6/9
RefractionVisual correction of any kind is not permitted even by glasses
Color vision          CP- 2

Important point: A candidate must not have knock knee, flat foot, varicose vein and squint eye. After passing in the above medical test, X-ray and blood test will be conducted.

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SSC GD Constable 2018 Syllabus

The syllabus of SSC GD Constable 2018 is mentioned below in the tabular format. The candidates can go through the syllabus of the SSC GD Constable exam in detail and can follow the topics of different subjects to prepare themselves for the exam.

General Intelligence and ReasoningAnalogies

Similarities and differences

Spatial Visualization

Spatial Orientation

Visual Memory



Relationship Concepts

Arithmetical Reasoning and figural classification

Arithmetic Number series

Non-verbal series

Coding and De-coding

General Knowledge and General awarenessSports





General polity

Indian Constitution

Scientific Research

Elementary mathematicsNumber systems

Computation of whole numbers

Decimals and fractions and relationship between numbers

Fundamental arithmetical operations


Ratio and Proportions



Profit and Loss



Time and distance

Ratio and Time

Time and work

English ComprehensionSpot the error

Fill in the blanks



Spellings/Detecting Mis-spelt words

Idioms and phrases

One word substitution

Improvement of Sentences

Active/Passive Voice of Verbs

Direct/Indirect Narration

Shuffling of Sentence parts

Shuffling of sentences in the passage

Cloze passage

Comprehension Passage

English/HindiQuestions will be based to test the understanding of the candidate in both the languages.

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