SSC GD Exam 2022 Notification Out, Check important dates, eligibility, syllabus, salary and other details here

Safalta Expert Published by: Himani Mehra Updated Fri, 16 Dec 2022 07:53 PM IST


The Staff Selection Commission has released the official notification for SSC GD Exam 2022 on 27 October 2022. Check all the important dates, eligibility, syllabus, salary and more. 

The Staff Selection Commission has released the official notification for SSC GD Exam 2022. Now, SSC has also released a notice specifying the SSC GD Exam Dates 2022. As per the notice, SSC GD Exam will be conducted between 10th January 2023 to 14th February 2023. Candidates who have applied for the exam must check all the information related to the exam. Candidates must also prepare for the exam in accordance with the syllabus and exam pattern.

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SSC GD 2022 Latest Update: The Staff Selection Commission has made certain changes in the exam. They are as follows as per the latest notice released by the Commission.


What is SSC GD Examination?

SSC General Duty exam is conducted to recruit suitable candidates in paramilitary forces like BSF, CRPF, CISF, ITBP, SSB, and other organizations under Home Ministry like: NIA, SSF and Rifleman in Assam Rifles. This is an all-India Level Exam and with lacks of candidates appearing for the exam. The eligibility criteria and exam pattern is given in the official notification. The SSC GD Exam as per the job role and organization is described below.

SSC General Duty Constables

  1. Border Security Force (BSF)
  2. Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF)
  3. Secretariat Security Force (SSF)
  4. Central Industrial Security Force (CISF)
  5. Indo Tibetan Border Police (ITBP)
  6. National Investigation Agency (NIA)

SSC GD Exam Rifleman

  1. Assam Rifles


SSC GD 2022 Exam Highlights

Name Of Exam

SSC Constable (General Duty) Exam 

Conducted by

Staff Selection Commission

Conducted For

Constable (Males and Females)

Exam level

All India


To be announced

Selection stages

  1. Computer-Based Exam (CBE)
  1. Physical Efficiency Test (PET)/Physical Standard Test (PST)
  2. Medical Exam (Detailed Medical Exam)

Mode of exam


Exam language

English and Hindi


SSC GD Notification

SSC GD official notification has been released by the Staff Selection Commission on 27 October 2022. The notification was released on its official website. 


SSC GD Exam Important Dates 2022

Event SSC GD Date 
Release of Official Notification 27 October 2022
Beginning of Online Application 27 October 2022
End of Online Application 30 November 2022
Last Date to Pay Fees Online 1 December 2022
Release of SSC GD Admit Card December 2023
SSC GD Exam 2022-23 10 January 2023- 14 February 2023



SSC GD Exam Eligibility

The eligibility criteria for the exam is mentioned in the official notification. Candidates must ensure they meet all the criteria before they apply for the exam. The SSC GD Exam Eligibility criteria is as follows:





Age Limit

Should be aged between 18 and 23 years.

Educational Qualification

Must have passed Class 10 from a recognised board. Candidates appearing for their qualifying examination (Class 10) are not eligible for the exam.


To know about SSC GD Eligibility Criteria in detail: Click Here


SSC GD Exam Selection Process

There are three satages in SSC GD selection process:

SSC GD Computer Based Test

All the candidates with valid admit cards can appear for this Stage. This is a computer-based exam, where 4 sections are tested for 160 marks in total. The candidates who are successful in this stage are called for the Physical Round.

SSC GD Physical Efficiency Test

The physical test is mandatory and there are no marks awarded for this exam. The candidates who meet the criteria are considered for the medical examination. Otherwise, candidates are rejected.

SSC CD Medical Examination

Before the final selection candidates who have made it through the written round and physical efficiency test are made to go through a medical examination.


SSC GD Exam Pattern

There are three phases to the exam, only candidates who clear the three stages and are found medically suitable are selected for various posts under BSF, CRPF, CISF, ITBP,NIA, SSF and Rifleman in Assam Rifles.

These phases are mentioned below:
Stage 1: – Written Exam (Objective type)
Stage 2: – Physical Standard Test/ Physical Efficiency Test
Stage 3: – Medical Test
Candidates willing to appear for SSC Exam 2021 for the General Duty Constable post can check the following links for relevant information:


SSC GD Written Exam Pattern 

The first phase of the SSC GD exam is the online exam. Where candidates will have to secure marks more than a certain cutoff, in order to be eligible for other phases of the exam. SSC has changed the pattern of the exam this year. Now a total of 20 questions will be asked from each section and each question will carry 2 marks. The negative marking will be of 0.5 marks and the duration of the exam has been reduced to 60 minutes. 


Total No. of Questions No. Of Questions Maximum Marks
General Intelligence and Reasoning 20 40 1 hour 
General Knowledge and General Awareness 20 40
Elementary Mathematics 20 40
English/ Hindi 20 40
Total 160


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Physical Standard Test/ Physical Efficiency Test Pattern

All candidates will have to undergo a physical endurance & measurement test. They should meet fixed criteria. Candidates not found medically fit are rejected.
Though there are no marks allotted for this test, it is mandatory to be physically fit is one is to serve in posts under BSF, CRPF, CISF, ITBP,NIA, SSF and Rifleman in Assam Rifles. Following are the physical parameters set for males and females.


SSC GD Physical Standard for Male Candidates


170 cm (minimum)


81 (Unexpanded), 85 (Expanded)


5 km in 24 minutes

Long Jump

14 feet , candidates will get three chances

High Jump

3’9’’ (In three chances)


SSC GD Physical Standards for Female Candidates


157 cm (minimum)


1600 meters in 8.30 minutes

Long Jump

1o feet , candidates will get three chances

High Jump

3’ (In three chances)


SSC GD Syllabus

The SSC GD Exam Syllabus is mentioned below:



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

General Knowledge and General Awareness

  • Sports
  • History
  • Culture
  • Geography
  • Economic Scene
  • General Polity
  • Indian Constitution
  • Scientific Research
  • Current Events

Elementary Mathematics

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


  • Spot the Error
  • Fill in the Blanks
  • Synonyms/Homonyms
  • Antonyms
  • Spellings/Detecting Mis-spelt words
  • Idioms & Phrases
  • One Word Substitution
  • Improvement of Sentences
  • Active/Passive Voice of Verbs
  • Conversion into Direct/Indirect narration
  • Shuffling of Sentence parts
  • Shuffling of Sentences in a passage
  • Cloze Passage
  • Comprehension Passage

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SSC GD Cut Off

The State-wise cut off marks across all the categories of the SSC GD Exam are mentioned below, Candidates must also know the SSC GD Cut off to have a comprehensive idea of the examination and level of competition:






















Himachal Pradesh







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Uttar Pradesh














West Bengal








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SSC GD Salary

The annual package for a General Duty Constable is approximately INR 3,00,000/- - INR 6,00,000/-. The SSC GD salary varies for different posts on a number of criteria. . The SSC GD salary for various GD Constables is as given below:

SSC GD Constable Salary 2022
Earnings Gross Amount
Basic Pay Rs. 21,700
Transport Allowance Rs. 1,224
House Rent Allowance Rs. 2,538
Dearness Allowance Rs. 434
Total Earnings Rs. 25,896
Deduction- CGHS, CGEGIS, Pension Rs. 125 + Rs. 3

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SSC GD Exam Application Process

Interested candidates who meet all the eligibility criteria are required to apply online for the examination. The application process for SSC GD 2022 will begin in the month of February. You can follow the below given steps to apply for SSC GD Exam:

  • To apply online for SSC Ground Duty Constable 2021, visit the official website of SSC.
  • Click on the “Register or Login” link.
  • Now click the "GD-Constable" link.
  • Submit your valid details in the application form.
  • Now submit the GD Constable form.
  • You'll get a registration number, save the registration number for future purposes.

The application fee for all candidates is Rs 100 and women/SC/ST/ex-servicemen candidates are exempted from payment of the fee.


SSC GD Admit Card

Admit card for SSC GD exam is released a month or so before the Stage one exam.  Candidates who are considered eligible by SSC are given admit card for the 1 ST stage of examination. The admit cards are available online and can be downloaded from the official website of SSC. Candidates can follow the below given steps to download SSC GD Admit Card:

  • Visit the official site of SSC
  • Click on the 'SSC GD Admit Card 2021' Link
  • Now submit your login details (Password and Registration Number)
  • Your admit card will appear on your computer screen
  • Download and take a print out for future use


SSC GD Final Result

After all the process the candidates who are left are considered for the merit list by SSC. The marks of all the leftover candidates are compiled and released in form of a merit list by SSC on the official website along with marks of all the candidates. To check the result you can follow the below given steps:

  • Visit the official site of SSC
  • Click on the result link
  • Submit login details if required
  • Your result will appear on your computer screen

What is the exam date for SSC GD Exam?

SSC GD Exam will be conducted between 10 January 2023 to 14 February 2023.

Can I apply for SSC GD after Class 12?

Yes, you can apply for SSC GD after Class 12.

What is the application fee for SSC GD exam?

The application fee for SSC GD Exam is Rs. 100 at the same time women of all categories and SC/ST/Ex-Servicemen candidates are exempted from the application fee.

What is the age limit for SSC GD Constable recruitment?

Candidates must be 18 years old and should not exceed 23 years.

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