SSB Head Constable Exam Pattern 2022: Check section-wise paper pattern and marking scheme

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Sashtra Seema Bal condcuts SSB Head Constable Recruitment Exam to recruit eligible and interested candidates to the post of Head Constables. Candidates who are aspiring to appear for this exam should know all the details about this exam such as eligibility criteria, syllabus, exam pattern and so on. SSB Head Constable exam pattern highlights important details such as number of questions asked, marking scheme, duration of the exam and so on. Read this article to know all about SSC Head Constable exam pattern and other details. In addition, you can also check out our free General Awareness E-book- Download now for all competitive exams.

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SSB Head Constable Exam Pattern

The exam is conducted in three stages 
  1. Written test
  2. Physical Round 
  3. Skill Test

SSB Head Constable Exam Pattern: Written Round 

This is a qualifying round for the physical test. The duration is 120 minutes or two hours and the maximum possible marks are 100.

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There is a provision for negative marking 1/4 th of marks will be deducted for the wrong answer. Cut-off will be declared by the board. Minimum Qualifying marks are 50% for General, and EWS, OBC, and 45% for SC /ST.
Section  Questions  Marks 
Mathematics 25 25
 Reasoning 25 25
General Knowledge 25 25
Language  25 25
Total  100 100
 

SSB Head Constable Exam Pattern: Physical Test

This has two parts physical measurements and physical efficiency test. The details are covered below.
Physical Measurements
Constable  Height (minimum) Weight (minimum) Chest 
Male  165 cm N/A  77 cm without expansion, 82 cm Chest with Expansion (5 cm)
Female  155Cm N/A N/A

The relaxations are as per state governments rules. Refer to the official notification for details.

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Physical Efficiency Test
Constable  Race  Time 
Male  1600 Meters Run  6 Minutes 30 Seconds
Female  800 Meters Run 4 Minutes
 

SSB Head Constable Exam Pattern: Skill Test 

The skill test is conducted before the final recruitment, there are no marks for this round. The requirements are as follows.
Language  words  Time for Typing 
English  35 1 minute 
Hindi 30 1 minute

SSB Head Constable: Preparation Tips and Strategy

Candidates can follow the below given tips to prepare for SSB Head Constable Exam:
  • Candidates should know the syllabus and exam pattern thoroughly.
  • Make a study plan and divide your preparation time according to the weightage of different topics.
  • Solve previous year question papers.
  • Attempt mock tests and analyse your performance.
  • Revise thoroughly.

Also Read:
SSC GD Constable Salary Delhi Police Head Constable Syllabus CISF Head Constable Salary
Delhi Police Head Constable Salary CRPF Head Constable Salary Bihar Police Constable Salary

 

How many stages are there in SSB Head Constable Recruitment Exam?

There are three stages in SSB Head Constable Recruitment Exam- written exam, physical round and skill test.

How many questions are asked in SSB Head Constable Written Exam?

There are a total of 100 questions in SSB Head Constable Exam.

What is the duration of SSB Head Constable Written Exam?

The duration of SSB Head Constable Written Exam is 120 minutes.

Is there negative marking in SSB Head Constable Exam?

Yes, there is negative marking in SSB Head Constable Exam. 1/4 marks are dedcuted for every incorrect answer.

What are the subjects from which questions are asked in SSB Head Constable Exam?

The subjects from which questions are asked in SSB Head Constable Exam are Mathematics, Reasoning, General Knowledge, English/Hindi.

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