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SSC GD Constable Exam Pattern 2021: Check updated paper pattern and marking scheme here!

Safalta Expert Published by: Deepesh Mehra Updated Sat, 03 Jul 2021 10:05 PM IST


As per latest updates by SSC, SSC GD Constable notification is expected soon. Check SSC GD Constable Exam Pattern 2021(updated) and marking scheme here!

Being thorough with respect to SSC GD Constable Exam Pattern and syllabus always makes a difference in real exam. SC 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. Notification for SSC GD is expected soon. We will constantly update you on notification, eligibility criteria, SSC syllabus and SSC exam dates of GD Exam. In this article we will cover SSC GD Constable Exam Pattern and marking scheme here.

SSC GD Constable Exam Pattern 2021


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
Pattern of written exam is given below:
The first phase of SSC GD exam is online exam. Where candidates will have to secure marks more than certain cutoff, in order to be eligible for other phases of the exam. Questions in Stage 1 are objective type carry 1 mark each, stipulated time for completion of stage one is 90 minutes. SSC GD Stage one is a bilingual exam, conducted in Hindi and English. Detailed exam pattern with marks is given below:
Subject No. of Questions Marks
General Intelligence & Reasoning 25 25
General Knowledge & General Awareness 25 25
Elementary Mathematics 25 25
English/Hindi 25 25
Total 100 100

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Candidate should note there is no negative marking in the exam.

SSC GD Constable Exam Pattern 2021-Physical Standard Test/ Physical Efficiency Test

All candidates will have to undergo a physical endurance & measurement test. They should meet a 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.Physical Standards and Efficiency Test are integral part of SSC GD Constable Exam Pattern 2021. Following are the physical parameters set for male and female.


SSC GD Physical Standard for Male Candidates

Height 170 cm (minimum)
Chest 81 (Unexpanded), 85 (Expanded)
Race   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

Height 157 cm (minimum)
Race   1600 meters in 8.30 minutes
Long Jump 1o feet , candidates will get three chances
High Jump 3’ (In three chances)
Candidates are advised to stay physically fit and take out time for physical fitness.

SSC GD Constable Exam Pattern 2021- Recommended Books

Candidates should rely on standard books or standard sources, practice is the key in exam. We have made a list of reliable books, candidates can supplement them with test series as per SSC GD Constable Exam Pattern.
  1. General Intelligence and Test of Reasoning by Vikas Experts publication S chand
  2. Verbal & Non-Verbal Reasoning by Dr. RS Aggarwal publication S.Chand
  3. General Knowledge – Lucent
  4. Play with Advanced Maths by Abhinay Sharma
Candidates should note knowing SSC GD Constable Exam Pattern and syllabus is important first step towards cracking the exam. Give yourself an edge over others prepare with Safalta.

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