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SSC GD 2023-24 Notification Out, Exam Date, Online Form for 26146 Posts

The SSC GD Constable Exam, conducted annually by the Staff Selection Commission (SSC), has released the SSC GD Notification 2023. This aims to recruit eligible candidates for 26146 Constable posts in BSF, CISF, CRPF, SSB, ITBP, AR, and SSF. The online application link was activated on November 24, 2023, at www.ssc.nic.in. The SSC GD Constable Exam is scheduled to take place from February 20 to March 12, 2024, as per the SSC Exam Schedule. For details on recruitment, eligibility, application dates, and more, candidates can refer to the official notification.

SSC GD Recruitment 2023-24

 

Lakhs of candidates are going to fill out the online application for SSC GD 2023 vacancies to fulfill their dream of joining the various paramilitary forces as a Constable. The Staff Selection Commission conducts the SSC GD Constable exam every year to recruit candidates for the posts of Constable (General Duty) and Rifleman (General Duty) in the following forces:

Forces for Recruitment of Constables (General Duty)

  1. Border Security Force (BSF)
  2. Central Industrial Security Force (CISF)
  3. Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF)
  4. Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP)
  5. Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB)
  6. Secretariat Security Force (SSF)

Forces for Recruitment of Rifleman (General Duty)- Assam Rifles

SSC GD Notification 2023- Overview

SSC GD Constable 2023-24 Exam Summary
Exam Conducting Body Staff Selection Commission (SSC)
Post Name Constable (General Duty)
Forces BSF, CISF, CRPF, SSB, ITBP, AR, SSF
Vacancy 26146
Job Category Govt Jobs
Registrtaion Dates 24th November to 31st December 2023
Exam Type National Level Exam
Selection Process Written examination (Computer Based)
Physical Efficiency Test (PET)
Physical Standard Test (PST)
Document Verification and Medical Test
Salary Pay Level-3 (Rs 21,700-69,100)
Job Location Across India
Official Website www.ssc.nic.in
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SSC GD Exam Date 2023-24 Out

The SSC GD Constable Exam for 2023-24 is scheduled to take place on February 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 26, 27, 28, 29, and March 1, 5, 7, 11, 12, 2024, as per the announcement by the Staff Selection Commission (SSC). The detailed information about the exam, including venue and timings, will be available with the release of the SSC GD Admit Card on www.ssc.nic.in. The SSC GD 2023-24 notification was released on November 24, 2023, and the online application process is open until December 28, 2023.

SSC GD 2023-24 Important Dates
Events Dates 
SSC GD Notification 2023 24th November 2023
SSC GD Apply Online Starts 24th November 2023
Last Date to fill Application Form 31st December 2023 (11 pm)
Last Date for making payment 01st January 2024 (11 pm)
SSC GD Exam Date 2023 20th, 21st, 22nd, 23rd, 24th, 26th, 27th, 28th, 29th February and 1st, 5th, 7th, 11th, 12th March 2024

SSC GD Constable Vacancy 2023-24

The total number of vacancies for the SSC GD Constable 2023-24 exam has been released along with the official SSC GD Notification.  A total of 26146 vacancies are announced for BSF, CISF, CRPF, SSB, ITBP, AR, and SSF forces. Below is the detailed SSC GD Vacancy 2023-24 distribution for all forces as released by the officials. The category-wise male and female candidates have also been released along with the detailed SSC GD Notification 2023.

SSC GD Vacancy 2023
Forces Vacancies
BSF 6174
CISF 11025
CRPF 3337
SSB 635
ITBP 3189
AR 1490
SSF 290
Total 26146

SC GD Vacancy 2023 for Males

Staff Selection Commission has announced 23347 vacancies for males in BSF, CISF, CRPF, SSB, ITBP, AR, and SSF forces. The maximum vacancy is released for Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) i.e 11025 and the least for Secretariat Security Force (SSF) i.e 296

SSC GD Vacancy 2023 (Male)
Forces SC ST OBC EWS UR Total
Border Security Force (BSF) 735 467 1028 1025 1956 5211
Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) 1506 974 2196 1086 4151 9913
Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) 461 294 688 509 1314 3266
Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) 103 45 125 94 226 593
Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) 380 306 523 285 689 2694
Rifleman (General Duty) in Assam Rifles (AR) 116 252 156 235 689 1448
Secretariat Security Force (SSF) 33 16 60 23 90 222
Total 3334 2354 4776 3257 9626 23347

SSC GD Vacancy 2023 for Females

This year, 2799 vacancies are announced for females in BSF, CISF, CRPF, SSB, ITBP, AR, and SSF forces. Check force-wise vacancy from the below table.

SSC GD Vacancy 2023 (Female)
Forces SC ST OBC EWS UR Total
Border Security Force (BSF) 138 83 199 181 362 963
Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) 164 103 244 125 476 1112
Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) 02 01 13 10 45 71
Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) 16 01 06 0 19 42
Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) 74 54 99 38 230 495
Rifleman (General Duty) in Assam Rifles (AR) 03 0 03 15 21 42
Secretariat Security Force (SSF) 11 06 20 07 30 74
Total 408 248 584 376 1183 2799

SSC GD 2023 Online Application Fee & apply online

The online registration for SSC GD Constable Exam 2023 started on November 24, 2023, and will continue until December 31, 2023. Interested candidates can use the provided link below to fill out their online application for the exam.

SSC GD Constable 2023 application fee for male candidates is Rs 100 which is to be paid during the application process. However, women/SC/ST/PwD/ESM candidates are exempted from payment of application fees.

SSC GD Constable Online Application Fee
Category Application Fees
General Male Rs. 100
Female/SC/ST/Ex-serviceman No Fee

SSC GD 2023 Eligibility Criteria

The Eligibility Criteria details for every exam are released along with its notification pdf.  Only the candidates who fulfill the required eligibility criteria as mentioned by the commission are eligible to apply for SSC GD 2023 for Constable posts in BSF, CRPF, CISF, ITBP, SSF, SSB and riflemen. The education qualification, age limit, and other criteria are mentioned below-

SSC GD Educational Qualification (as on 01/01/2024)

Candidates applying for GD Constable (BSF, CRPF, CISF, ITBP, SSF, SSB, and riflemen) must have passed 10th class or equivalent from a recognized board.

SSC GD Age Limit (as on 01/01/2024)

Candidate is required to be between 18 to 23 years in order to be eligible for the SSC GD 2023 Exam. Candidates should not have been born earlier than 02-01-2001 and later than 01-01-2006. Age relaxation is given to candidates belonging to reserved categories as per the government rules.

SSC GD 2023 Upper Age Relaxation

Category Age Relaxation
OBC 3 years
ST/SC 5 years
Ex-Servicemen 3 years after deduction of the military service rendered from the actual age as on the date of reckoning.
Children and dependent of victims KILLED in the 1984 riots OR communal riots of 2002 in Gujarat (GEN) 5 years
Children and dependent of victims KILLED in the 1984 riots OR communal riots of 2002 in Gujarat (OBC) 8 years
Children and dependent of victims KILLED in the 1984 riots OR communal riots of 2002 in Gujarat (SC/ST) 10 years

SSC GD Constable 2023 Selection Process

The SSC GD Constable 2023 selection process involves four stages: Computer Based Test (CBT), Physical Standard Test (PST), Physical Efficiency Test (PET), and Medical Test. Candidates will be shortlisted for posts in Central Armed Police Forces (CAPFs), SSF, Rifleman (GD) in Assam Rifles, and Sepoy in Narcotics Control Bureau. The stages include:

1. Written Examination (Computer Based)
2. Physical Efficiency Test (PET)
3. Physical Standard Test (PST)
4. Medical Test

Following the medical test, shortlisted candidates will undergo document verification.

SSC GD 2023 Exam Pattern

In this section, the pattern for each stage has been discussed. The candidates who are going to appear in SSC GD Recruitment 2023-24 must be familiar with the exam pattern. Let’s have a look at the detailed Exam Pattern for the SSC GD 2024 Exam.

For Computer-Based Examination

The  computer-based examination will be of 160 marks consisting of 80 questions. There will be 4 sections in the online exam to be attempted in 60 minutes. 0.50 marks will be deducted when a question is attempted wrong. There will be no penalty if the question is left unanswered. The exam pattern for CBE has been detailed below.

SSC GD 2023 Exam Pattern
Part Subject No. of Questions Maximum Marks Exam Duration
A General Intelligence & Reasoning 20 40 60 minutes

 

B General Knowledge & General Awareness 20 40
C Elementary Mathematics 20 40
D English/ Hindi 20 40
Total 80 160

For the Physical Efficiency Test (PET)

The candidate must be efficient to finish the race within the time limit as mentioned in the below table. The limit has been set diffently for candidates of the Ladakh region.

Race for Female Candidates
Type Male
Candidates other than Ladakh Region 5 Km in 24 minutes
For Ladakh Region 1.6 Km in 7 minutes
Race for Female Candidates
Type Female
Candidates other than Ladakh Region 1.6 Km in 8½ minutes
For Ladakh Region 800 metres in 5 minutes

For Physical Standard Test (PST)

The candidates will be examined for physical standards including Height and Chest (only males). Only the candidates who meet the requirement will be called for a medical examination. The physical standards required has been discussed below.

Physical Standards for SSC GD 2023
Standards Males Females
HEIGHT (in cm)
General, SC & OBC 170 cm 157 cm
All candidates belonging to Scheduled Tribe (ST) 162.5 cm 150 cm
All Scheduled Tribe candidates of North Eastern States (NE States) 157 cm 147.5 cm
All Scheduled Tribe candidates of Left Wing Extremism affected districts 160 cm 147.5 cm
Candidates falling in the categories of Garhwalis, Kumaonis, Dogras, Marathas and candidates belonging to the States/ UTs of Assam, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu & Kashmir and Ladakh 165 cm 155 cm
Candidates hailing from the North-Eastern States of Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Sikkim and Tripura 162.5 cm 152.5 cm
Candidates hailing from Gorkha Territorial Administration (GTA) comprising of the three Sub-Divisions of Darjeeling District namely Darjeeling, Kalimpong and Kurseong and includes the following “Mouzas” Sub-Division of these Districts : (1)Lohagarh Tea Garden (2) Lohagarh Forest (3) Rangmohan (4) Barachenga (5) Panighata (6) ChotaAdalpur (7) Paharu (8) Sukna Forest (9) Sukna Part-I (10) Pantapati Forest-I (11) Mahanadi Forest (12) Champasari Forest (13) SalbariChhatpart-II (14) Sitong Forest (15) Sivoke Hill Forest (16) Sivoke Forest (17) ChhotaChenga (18) Nipania. 157 cm 152.5 cm
CHEST (in cm) [Minimum Expansion- 5 cm]
General, SC & OBC 80 cm N/A
All candidates belonging to Scheduled Tribes 76 cm N/A
Candidates falling in the categories of Garhwalis, Kumaonis, Dogras, Marathas and candidates belonging to the States/ UTs of Assam, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu & Kashmir and Ladakh 78 cm N/A
Candidates hailing from North-Eastern Sates of Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Sikkim, Tripura and Gorkha Territorial Administration (GTA) 77 cm N/A

Weight should be proportionate as per the height and medical standard for male and female

Visual Standards
Visual Acuity Unaided Visual Acuity Unaided Refraction Color Vision
Near Vision Distant Vision Visual correction of any kind is not permitted even by glasses CP-2
Better Eye Worse Eye Better Eye Worse Eye
N6 N9 6/6 6/9

Note: Physical Standard Test (PST)/ Physical Efficiency Test (PET)/ Detailed Medical Examination (DME)/ Review Medical Examination (RME) will be scheduled and concluded by CAPFs.

SSC GD 2023-24 Syllabus

To prepare effectively for the SSC GD Constable 2023-24 Exam, a candidate must know the entire syllabus of the SSC GD 2023 Exam as planning a strategy with an updated syllabus is more fruitful rather than just cramming things in an undefined manner. For your ease, we have provided the detailed SSC GD Syllabus 2024:

SSC GD 2023 Syllabus
English/Hindi General Awareness Elementary Mathematics General Intelligence and Reasoning
Comprehension Writing
Sentence Formation
Para Jumbles
Synonyms-Antonyms
Scientific Inventions Sports
Awards and Honors
Important Dates
Culture
Geography
Economy
Indian/World History
General Polity
Current Affairs
Number System
Percentages
Averages
Ratio and Proportions
Interests
Profit and Loss
Discount
Mensuration
Time and Distance
Time and Work
Fundamental Arithmetic Operations
Spatial Visualization
Spatial Orientation
Observation
Visual Memory
Mathematical Reasoning
Verbal Reasoning
Non-Verbal Reasoning
Analogies
Coding-Decoding
Similarities and Differences
Recent Studies and Theories

SSC GD Constable 2023 Salary

osts/Force Salary
BSF, CRPF, CISF, ITBP, SSF, SSB, and Riflemen Pay Level-3 (Rs 21,700-69,100)

The benefits and salary structure for SSC GD Constable in BSF, CRPF, CISF, ITBP, SSF, SSB, and Riflemen are tabulated below.

SSC GD Constable Salary Structure
Benefits Pay
Basic SSC GD Salary Rs. 21,700
Transport Allowance 1224
House Rent Allowance 2538
Dearness Allowance 434
Total Salary Rs. 25,896
Net Salary Rs. 23,527

SSC GD Constable 2023 Admit Card

The Admit Card for SSC GD 2023 will be released at the official website of SSC i.e. www.ssc.nic.in, post the application process for the same has been completed. Candidates are requested to visit the in order to download the SSC GD 2023 Admit Card. The link to the Admit Card will be provided on this page.

Admit cards for physical standard tests and medical exams will be uploaded on the CRPF website http://www.crpf.gov.in.

SSC GD Result 2023

SSC GD 2023 Results will be declared separately for Physical Test/Medical test, Written Test and Computer Proficiency Test. Candidates can check their results after the exam has been conducted. The dates for the declaration of the result will be notified soon by the Staff Selection Commission of India.

SSC GD Constable 2023 Cut-Off

SSC GD Constable 2023 Cut-Off will be released after the result for the same has been declared. To get a fair idea of the SSC GD 2023 Cut-Off, let’s have a look at previous years’ cut-off for SSC GD Exam:

SSC GD Constable Cut Off 2022 (Candidates qualified against All India vacancies of Sepoy in NCB)
Category Cut Off Details
Cut Off Marks Part A Marks Part B Marks DOB
EWS 136.75 36 23 11/07/2003
SC 127.33 38 16 02/02/2004
ST 123.04 35 27.5 02/12/1994
ESM 71.83 24.5 4.5 24/06/1986
OBC 137.64 36 22 20/03/1998
UR 139.32 38 26 28/12/1999
SSC GD Constable Cut Off 2022 (Female candidates qualified against All-India vacancies of SSF)
Category Cut Off Details
Cut Off Marks Part A Marks Part B Marks DOB
EWS 128.41 33.5 20 15/07/2002
SC 115.25 37.5 18 15/08/2000
ST 112.13 34 3.5 07/01/2002
OBC 130.78 37.5 12 16/05/2003
UR 132.70 36 19 06/05/2000
SSC GD Constable Cut Off 2022 (Male candidates qualified against All-India vacancies of SSF)
Category Cut Off Details
Cut Off Marks Part A Marks Part B Marks DOB
EWS 139.16 38 23.5 20/04/2003
SC 129.75 33.5 19.5 01/03/2002
ST 126.45 26.5 26 15/05/1998
ESM 75.01 26 16 6/01/1974
OBC 140.75 37.5 13.5 05/11/2000
UR 142.03 40 14.5 02/10/2004

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