SSB Head Constable Eligibility 2022: Check Age limit, educational qualifications, and number of attempts

Safalta Expert Published by: Deepesh Mehra Updated Sun, 23 Jan 2022 09:04 PM IST


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Sastra Sima Bal has released notification for 115 vacancies for Head Constable. The online application for the post is active. The last date for the application is 22nd August 2021. Interested candidates should know the eligibility criteria for the post before applying. The SSB Head Constable Eligibility criteria are mentioned in detail in the official notification.

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The eligibility is based on a number of parameters like age limit, nationality, educational qualification, etc. The age limit for the post is 18 to 25 years. The details related to SSB Head Constable Eligibility are mentioned in the space below. Candidates should check the eligibility and proceed with the online application at the earliest. If you are preparing for competitive exams and are looking for expert guidance, you can check out our daily FREE Current Affairs. 
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SSB Head Constable Eligibility

As per the official notification, the eligibility is based on the following parameters. Candidates should ensure they meet all the criteria, only then they would be allowed to appear for the exam.
  1. Nationality 
  2. Age Limit 
  3. Educational Qualification 
  4. Number of Attempts.

SSB Head Constable Eligibility: Nationality 

  • The candidate must be an Indian citizen

  • The Tibetian refugee who have migrated to India before January 01, 1962

  • Indian origin persons from Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Myanmar, Uganda, and the United Republic of Tanzania who has now settled permanently in India

    Also Read: SSB Head Constable Syllabus

SSB Head Constable Eligibility: Age Limit 

A candidate should be within the age limit of 18 to 25.  Class 10 th certificate is admissible as the proof of date of birth. There are various relaxations as per the government rules which are mentioned below.


Age Relaxation permissible 


5 years


3 years

Persons with Disabilities (PWD)

10 years


13 years


15 years


05 years

Central Government Civil Employees

5 years

Central Government civil Employees OBC

8 years

Central Government civil Employees SC/ST

10 years

Also Check: SSB Head Constable Salary

SSB Head Constable Eligibility: Educational Qualification

As per the official notification, a candidate should have passed the class 12 exam from a recognized board in India.

SSB Head Constable Eligibility: Number of Attempts 

There is no bar on the number of attempts as such. If a candidate is eligible as per other criteria he can apply for the post any number of times.

Also Read: SSB Constable Salary

SSB Head Constable Eligibility: Professional Skills 

This being a ministerial Group 'C' post; candidates must have computer skills. They should be able to type 35 words per minute in English or 30 words per minute in Hindi.

We hope SSB Head Constable Eligibility is clear to you. One must proceed to apply for the exam at the earliest and begin preparing for the exam. Now you can make use of our dedicated Safalta app to study various topics, give mock tests, get mentorship.  

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SSB Head Constable Eligibility Criteria FAQs

Ques 1: What is the minimum age limit of the SSB Head Constable?

Ans 1:  The minimum age limit of the SSB Head Constable is 18 years for the candidates.

Ques 2:What is the age relaxation for the candidate who belongs to the OBC category?

Ans 2: The age relaxation for the candidate who belongs to the OBC category is 3 years.

Ques 3:Can a candidate who has passed Intermediate apply for the SSB Head Constable?

Ans 3: No candidate who has passed Intermediate cannot apply for the SSB Head Constable.

Ques4:What is the educational qualification for SSB Head Constable?

Ans 4 The educational qualification for SSB Head Constable is class 10th.

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