SSC GD Constable Eligibility Criteria 2022, Age Limit, Educational Qualifications, And Number Of Attempts!

Safalta Expert Published by: Deepesh Mehra Updated Thu, 24 Nov 2022 11:29 PM IST


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The Staff Selection Commission has announced SSC GD Exam Dates. The exam is scheduled to be conducted between 10th January 2023 to 14th February 2023. Candidates who have applied for this exam must start their preparations in complete force. All those candidates who apply for the exam should mandatorily fulfill SSC GD eligibility criteria as laid down by the Commission. Here we have provided all the information about SSC GD eligibility criteria and related details of the exam. If you are aspiring to appear for SSC GD Exam 2022, then join our SSC GD Constable Champion Batch now!

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SSC GD Eligibility Criteria

SSC specifies the eligibility criteria for SSC GD Exam in the official notification that it releases for recruitment.

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Candidates who apply for SSC GD Exam should meet this eligibility criterion. If the candidates do not satisfy the eligibility criteria as mentioned in the official notification, their application will be rejected. The major criteria of eligibility for the SSC GD Exam are as follows:

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SSC GD Eligibility- Nationality

As for Nationality, the eligibility is for candidates is as mentioned below. In order to be eligible to appear for the exam, candidates must satisfy these nationality criterias and must be:
  • A citizen of India, or
  • A subject of Bhutan, or
  • A subject of Nepal, or
  • A Tibetan refugee who migrated to India before 1st January 1962, with the intention of residing in India permanently, or
  • A person of Indian origin who has migrated from Burma, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, East African countries of Uganda, Kenya, the United Republic of Tanzania (Formerly Tanganyika and Zanzibar), Malawi, Ethiopia, Zaire, Zambia, and Vietnam with the intention of settling in India permanently.

 SSC GD Eligibility: Age Limit

There are various posts in SSC GD Exam that the candidates can apply for and the age limit for each of these posts is different. The age limit for candidates is 18-23 years as on 01-01-2023. Candidates should not have been born earlier than 02-01-2000 and later than 01-01-2005 in normal course. However, after relaxation of three (03) years in upper age, the candidate should not have been born earlier than 02-01-1997.

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SSC GD Age Relaxation

Along with the above age limits, SSC offers age relaxations to candidates belonging to certain categories which are as follows:
Category Relaxation
SC/ ST 5 years
OBC 3 years
Ex-Servicemen 3 years after deduction of the military service rendered from the actual age as on the date of reckoning.

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SSC GD Eligibility Criteria: Educational Qualifications

SSC lays down certain essential educational qualifications that are required for candidates to be eligible for different posts under SSC GD Exam. Every candidate should have necessarily passed Matriculation Examination from a recognized board.



SSC GD Eligibility Criteria: Important Information

After having looked at the detailed eligibility criteria for SSC GD Exam, candidates must note certain important points:
  • All the candidates applying for SSC GD Exam should check the eligibility criteria before applying for the exam.
  • If the candidates do not meet the eligibility criteria their candidature will be cancelled.
  • The number of attempts for SSC GD Exams will be soon updated by SSC.

When was SSC GD 2022 notification released?

SSC GD notification 2021 was released on 27 th of October. The last date to apply online for the SSC GD 30 Th November.

Is there any age limit to appear for SSC GD exam?

Yes, candidates should be 18-23 years of age in order to be eligible for the exam.

How many stages does SSC GD Constable exam has?

The SSC GD exam contains four stages –
  1. Computer-Based Examination (CBE)
  2. Physical Efficiency Test (PET)
  3. Physical Standard Test (PST)  
  4. Examination.

What are the organizations under SSC GD exam?

SSC General Duty exam is conducted to recruit suitable candidates in paramilitary forces like BSF, CRPF, CISF, ITBP, SSB, and other organization under Home Ministry like: NIA, SSF and Rifleman in Assam Rifles

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