SSC GD Constable 2021 Notification Out: Last Day to Apply for 25271 Vacancies

SSC GD Constable 2021 Notification Out: Last Day to Apply for 25271 Vacancies


SSC GD Constable 2021 Notification: The Staff Selection Commission has released the official notification on 17th July for an open competitive examination for recruitment to Constable GD posts in the Central Armed Police Forces. 

These include Secretariat Security Force (SSF), Central Industrial Security Force (CISF), Indo Tibetan Border Police (ITBP), Border Security Force (BSF), Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB),  and Rifleman (General Duty) in Assam Rifles (AR). 

Start Date to Apply: 17th July 2021
Last Date to Apply: 31st August 2021
No. of Vacancies: 25271




SSC will fill the vacancies on the post of Constable (GD) on the basis of the vacancies available in various States/ UTs. Candidates who want to join CAPF must fill this form as the eligibility required is Matriculation or 10th Class passed. 
The selection process of SSC GD Constable consists of three stages i.e. Computer Based Examination (CBE), Physical Efficiency Test (PET), Physical Standard Test (PST), Medical Examination and Document Verification(DV).

SSC GD Constable 2021 Notification: Important Dates

SSC has published the GD Constable 2021 notification and important dates. Let’s have a look at the detailed schedule for the SSC GD Constable 2021 exam. Here are the important dates that a candidate need to keep in mind so that you don't miss out on any important event.

Important Events Event Date
Notification date 17 July 2021
Application started on 17 July 2021
Last date to apply 31 Aug 2021
Online Application fees last date 02 Sept 2021
Offline Application fees last date 04 Sept 2021

SSC GD Constable 2021 Notification


As we all know SSC conducts the GD Constable exam, a national-level exam to recruit candidates for the posts of Constable (General Duty) and Rifleman (General Duty) in the following Central Armed Police Forces:

Forces for Recruitment of Constables (General Duty)
  • Border Security Force (BSF)
  • Central Industrial Security Force (CISF)
  • Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF)
  • Indo Tibetan Border Police (ITBP)
  • Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB)
  • National Investigation Agency (NIA)
  • Secretariat Security Force (SSF)

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

SSC GD Constable 2021 Eligibility

The candidates who are interested in applying for the post of SSC GD Constable examination should ensure that they fulfill all the eligibility conditions for admission to the Examination. To give you more insight into the SSC GD Constable exam, here is a post describing eligibility criteria and other important details.
The SSC GD Eligibility criteria are defined for the candidates in terms of the following components.
  • Nationality: Candidates must be citizens of India.
  • Age limit: Candidates should be aged between 18 and 23 years.
  • Educational Qualification: The candidates must have passed Matriculation or 10th Class Examination from a recognized Board/ University. Candidates who have not acquired the essential educational qualification as on the stipulated date will not be eligible and need not apply.  It is reiterated that the result of requisite educational qualification must have been declared by the Board/ Institute/ University by the specified date. Mere processing of the result by the Board/ University/ Institute by the cut-off date does not fulfill the EQ requirement.

SSC GD 2021 Upper Age Relaxation


S. No.CategoryAge Limit
1OBC26 years
2ST/SC28 years
3Ex-Servicemen (GEN)26 years
4Ex-Servicemen (OBC)29 years
5Ex-Servicemen (SC/ST)31 years
9Children and dependent of victims KILLED in the 1984 riots OR communal riots of 2002 in Gujarat (GEN)28 years
10Children and dependent of victims KILLED in the 1984 riots OR communal riots of 2002 in Gujarat (OBC)31 years
11Children and dependent of victims KILLED in the 1984 riots OR communal riots of 2002 in Gujarat (SC/ST)33 years

SSC GD Constable Salary 2021


Apart from patriotism, honour, adventure, and passion, SSC offers an attractive salary structure and career growth which draws the youth towards joining the Central Armed Police Forces (CAPF). The Salary includes Basic Pay and Allowances, for example, DA, High Altitude Allowance, Uniform Allowance and othersSSC GD Constable is given a salary of Rs. 23,527 per month in which starting basic pay of Constable is Rs. 21,700. The maximum basic pay for SSC GD Constable can reach up to Rs. 69,100. 

SSC GD Constable 2021 Vacancy


SSC has released the notification to fill the total number of 25271 vacancies for the post of Constable GD, in which 22424 posts are available for male candidates and for 2847 female candidates. 

Force SSC GD Constable Male Vacancies Total
SC ST OBC EWS UR
BSF 1026 603 1453 641 2690 6413
CISF 1133 786 1714 760 3217 7610
CRPF -- -- -- -- -- --
SSB 604 314 892 380 1354 3806
ITBP 177 131 250 95 563 1216
AR 391 508 615 317 1354 3185
NIA -- -- -- -- -- --
SSF 28 14 49 19 84 194
Total 3359 2356 4973 2212 9524 22424


SSC GD 2021 Selection Process

SSC follows a four-stage recruitment process for the post of Constable GD. It consists of:


  • Computer-Based Test [CBT]
  • Physical Efficiency Test [PET]
  • Physical Standard Test [PST]
  • Detailed Medical Exam [MDE]

SSC GD Constable 2021 Notification: Exam Pattern

The written examination consists of the below subjects:


Part Subject No. of Questions Maximum Marks Exam Duration
A General Intelligence & Reasoning 25 25 90 minutes
B General Knowledge & General Awareness 25 25
C Elementary Mathematics 25 25
D English/ Hindi 25 25
Total 100 100


  • This will be an online exam in which all questions will be of Objective Multiple Choice Type.
  • There will be negative marking of 0.25 marks for each wrong answer.  

SSC GD Constable 2021: How to Apply

  • Visit the official website: https://ssc.nic.in
  • Click on the SSC GD Constable link.
  • Submit your basic information. 
  • Then, fill the payment details and choice of exam center, upload your photo and sign as per guidelines.
  • Save and submit it and take a print out for further reference.
  • Fee payable: Rs 100/- (Rs one hundred only).  Women candidates and candidates belonging to Scheduled Castes (SC), Scheduled Tribes (ST) and Ex-servicemen (ESM) eligible for reservation are exempted from payment of fee.

SSC GD Constable 2021 Exam Syllabus

Though the syllabus has not changed much still few changes are there which you may face while appearing for the exam. One needs to be well versed with the pattern and syllabus of the Constable GD exam. Here, we have provided you the information related to the detailed subject-wise syllabus. The syllabus for the Examination will be as follows:

General Intelligence and Reasoning:

  • 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
To prepare for this section all you need to do is practice a lot. Solve all the previous year questions.

General Knowledge and General Awareness: 
  • India and its neighbouring countries
  • Sports
  • History
  • Culture
  • Geography
  • Economic Scene
  • General Polity
  • Indian Constitution
  • Scientific Research
Elementary Mathematics: 

  • Number Systems
  • Computation of Whole Numbers 
  • Decimals and Fractions
  • 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

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

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