SSC GD Syllabus 2022 and Revised Exam Pattern, Download section-wise free syllabus PDF here!

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SSC GD Syllabus 2022:  All the candidates applying for SSC GD Exam 2022 must know complete SSC GD syllabus and exam pattern. The Staff Selection Commission has changed SSC GD exam pattern this year. There have been changes in the marking scheme, duration and number of questions in the exam. Candidates should know the new SSC GD exam pattern along with the syllabus to understand the demand of the exam. Read this article to know SSC GD syllabus and other details. 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 Syllabus 2022
SSC GD Exam Pattern
 

SSC GD Syllabus 2022

The exam comprises of one stage of written examination, where questions are asked from the sections like General Intelligence & Reasoning, General Knowledge & General Awareness, Elementary Mathematics, English/ Hindi. The detailed SSC GD Syllabus is mentioned below:
 
General Intelligence and Reasoning Analytical aptitude and ability to observe and distinguish patterns will be tested through questions principally of non-verbal type. This component may include questions on 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, etc.
General Knowledge and General Awareness Questions in this component will be aimed at testing the candidate’s general awareness of the environment around him. Questions will also be designed to test knowledge of current events and of such matters of every day observations and experience in their scientific aspect as may be expected of any educated person.

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The test will also include questions relating to India and its neighboring countries especially pertaining to sports, History, Culture, Geography, Economic Scene, General Polity, Indian Constitution, and scientific Research etc. These Questions will be
Elementary Mathematics This paper will include questions on problems relating to 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, etc.
English/Hindi Candidates’ ability to understand basic English/ Hindi and his basic comprehension would be tested

 
SSC GD Syllabus - General Intelligence and Reasoning

The syllabus for General Intelligence and Reasoning includes the following topics:
  • Reasoning Analogies
  • Arithmetic Number Series
  • Arithmetical Reasoning
  • Observation
  • Figural Classification
  • Non-verbal Series
  • Coding-Decoding
  • Relationship Concepts 
  • Blood Relations
  • Similarities and Differences
  • Spatial Orientation
  • Spatial Visualization
  • Visual Memory


SSC GD Syllabus- General Knowledge and General Awareness


Questions in this component will be aimed at testing the candidates’ general awareness of the environment around him and its application to society. Questions will also be designed to test knowledge of current events and of such matters of every day observations and experience in their scientific aspect as may be expected of any educated person. The test will also include questions relating to India and its neighbouring countries especially pertaining History, Culture, Geography, Economic Scene, General Policy & Scientific Research
  • Indian Constitution
  • Culture
  • History
  • Economic Scene
  • General Polity
  • Geography
  • Scientific Research
  • Sports

SSC GD Syllabus : Elementary Mathematics


This is an important section of the exam. Candidates should ensure that they practice well for this section and also have conceptual clarity. The topics included under this section are as follows:
  • Number Systems
  • Averages
  • Computation of Whole Numbers
  • Decimals and Fractions
  • Fundamental Arithmetical Operations
  • Interest
  • Work and Time
  • Mensuration
  • Profit and Loss
  • Ratio and Proportion
  • Ratio 
  • Probability
  • Percentage
  • Relationship between Numbers
  • Time and Distance

SSC GD Syllabus: English/ Hindi

  1. Synonyms & Antonyms
  2.  One Word Substitution
  3. Grammar Skills
  4.  Spotting  Error
  5. Comprehension Passages 
  6. One Word Substitution
  7. Cloze Test

Also Read:
SSC GD Salary SSC GD Selection Process
SSC GD Exam Dates SSC GD Cut Off
 

SSC GD Exam Pattern 


As per the SSC GD Constable Exam pattern, the Tier 1 exam.

 The exam is held in form of sections with 80 questions in total.

 The Time duration for the SSC GD Constable Tier I exam is 60 minutes.

 This exam is conducted in – English and Hindi only.

 There is a 0.5 negative marking for every incorrect answer in the SSC GD online test.

The marking scheme along with the detailed exam pattern is as follows:
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


The other 3 stages of the exam are as follows:

2. Physical Efficiency Test(PET)
3. Physical Standard Test (PST)
4. Detailed Medical Examination(DME)


 

SSC GD Exam Pattern: Physical Efficiency Test

The candidates who score more than the cut-off marks for the SSC GD Online exam will be eligible to appear in the Physical Efficiency Test for which the standards have been set by SSC.

For Physical Efficiency Test (PET)

Type For Male Candidates For Female Candidates
Race 5 km in 24 minutes 1.6 Km in 8(1/2) minutes
 

SSC GD Exam Pattern: Physical Standards Test


The physical standards test is conducted after the PET Test. Physical standards laid down for the post of Constable/Rifleman are:

Physical Measurements Test

Category

Height

Chest

Weight

Male 

Female

Male

Female

Male

UR/OBC/SC

170 cm

157cm

80 cm with the expansion of 05 cm

NA

NA

SC

162.5cm

150cm

80cm  with the expansion of 05 cm

NA

NA

Garhwalis, Kumaonis, Dogras, Marathas and candidates belonging to the States of Assam, Himachal Pradesh and Jammu & Kashmir
162.5 cm
152.5 cm 78 cm with the expansion of 05 cm NA  
Candidates falling in the categories of Garhwalis, Kumaonis, Dogras, Marathas and candidates belonging to the States of Assam, Himachal Pradesh and Jammu & Kashmir 165 cm  155 cm 77 cm with the expansion of 05 cm NA  

 
 

What are the sections asked in SSC GD Syllabus?

The questions are asked from the sections like General Intelligence & Reasoning, General Knowledge & General Awareness, Elementary Mathematics, English/ Hindi.

When will SSC GD Norification be out?

SSC GD 2022 notification has been released.

What is the exam pattern of SSC GD Exam?

The SSC GD Exam comprises of one online test followed by a Physical Efficiency Test and Physical standards test.

What are the posts after SSC GD Exam?

There are various posts like Constables in :
  1. Border Security Force (BSF)
  2. Central Industrial Security Force (CISF)
  3. Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF)
  4. Indo Tibetan Border Police (ITBP)
  5. Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB)
  6. National Investigation Agency (NIA)
  7. Secretariat Security Force (SSF)
  8. And recruitment for riflemen ( general duty ) will be for Assam Rifles.

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