SSC Constable Exam 2021

SSC GD Constable Recruitment

SSC GD Constable Exam 2021

Staff Selection Commission General Duty (SSC GD) (popularly identified as SSC GD Constable exam) is a national-level exam held by Staff Selection Commission for recruiting candidates for the posts of Constable (General Duty) and Rifleman (General Duty) in the resulting 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


Name of  examSSC GD (Staff Selection Commission General Duty) 2021
Organizing bodyStaff Selection Commission
Name of postConstable Executive (Males and Females)
Exam levelNational
Stages of selectionComputer-Based Test (CBE), Physical Efficiency Test (PET), Physical Standard Test (PST), Medical Exam [(Detailed Medical Exam (DME), Review Medical Exam)] 
Exam frequencyNot fixed [based on the number of vacancies intimated by Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) or Delhi Police to SSC] 
Mode of examOnline
Exam languageEnglish and Hindi

SSC GD Exam Eligibility

Several parameters that candidates are required to fulfill for meeting SSC GD Constable eligibility are:

  • Nationality – Candidates need to be citizens of India
  • Age Limit – Candidates must be aged between 18 and 23 years
  • Educational Qualification – Candidates should have passed Class 10 from a recognised board. Candidates looking for their qualifying examination (Class 10) are not eligible for the exam
SSC CG Constable EventsSSC GD Constable Exam DatesSalient Features
Notification25-Mar-2021SSC GD notification 2021 will be declared on March 25.
Application process25-Mar-2021 to 10-May-2021SSC GD Constable 2021 application process shall initiate on the official website of the commission on March 25 and end on May 10. 
Computer-Based Exam02-Aug-2021 to 25-Aug-2021SSC GD Constable 2021 exam shall be held from August 2-25. 

SSC GD Constable Exam Selection Process 2021

SSC GD selection process comprise of Computer-Based Examination (CBE), Physical Efficiency Test (PET), Physical Standard Test (PST) and medical examination. The thorough steps of the selection process are as stated below:

Step 1: SSC GD application form

The first and foremost step of the recruitment course is filling SSC GD Constable application form. Candidates are supposed to fill the application form online on the official website of SSC. The application fee for candidates is Rs 100 (women/SC/ST/ex-servicemen candidates are released from fee payment). 

Step 2: SSC GD admit card

SSC GD Constable admit card is released at least two to three weeks before the exam. The admit card is provided online. Candidates require to download the SSC GD Constable admit card 2020 from the official regional websites of the commission by providing the required login credentials. The admit cards for PET/PST and DME/RME are uploaded by CRPF. 

Step 3: SSC GD exam

All candidates whose online applications are recognised are called to appear in the CBE. The test carries 100 objective-type questions of 100 marks. The question paper is separated into four parts – General Intelligence and Reasoning, General Knowledge and General Awareness, Elementary Mathematics and English/Hindi. The striving levels of questions are of matriculation level.


Based on the performance of CBE, candidates are qualified for physical tests such as PET and PST. The tests are conducted at several centres completed by the recruiting body like CAPFs.

Step 5: SSC GD medical exam

Candidates qualifying the PET/PST exam then lastly need to be present for DME and RME (if applicable), organized by CAPFs.

Step 6: Final SSC GD result

Final SSC GD result along with force distribution is declared by Staff Selection Commission on its official website. The final result issued by the commission is on basis of the performance of candidates in CBE. PET, PST, DME, RME are only qualifying in nature.   

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