SSC GD- Syllabus & Other Details

SAFALTA ACADEMICS Published by: suzan poudel Updated Fri, 26 Nov 2021 07:52 AM IST


Staff Selection Commission General Duty (SSC GD) , is a national-level exam conducted by the Staff Selection Commission for recruiting candidates for the posts of Constable (General Duty) and Rifleman (General Duty). Know all details here with Safalta.
Are you looking for an opening in the paramilitary forces? Staff Selection Commission General Duty (SSC GD), is a national-level exam conducted by the Staff Selection Commission for recruiting candidates for the posts of Constable (General Duty) and Rifleman (General Duty). The forces in which they ( constables ) shall be recruited for general duty are as follows:

• Border Security Force (BSF)
• Central Industrial Security Force (CISF)
• Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF)
• Indo Tibetan Border Police (ITBP)
• Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB)
• National Investigation Agency (NIA)
• Secretariat Security Force (SSF)
And recruitment for riflemen ( general duty ) will be for Assam Rifles.

This article will discuss in detail the syllabus for SSC GD. It is important for the candidate to have a brief overview of the syllabus before starting on with the preparation. We will constantly update you on notification, eligibility criteria, SSC syllabus, and SSC exam dates of the GD Exam. In this article, we will cover SSC GD Constable Exam Pattern and marking scheme here. If you are preparing for competitive exams and are looking for expert guidance, you can check out our monthly FREE Current Affairs E-book- Download Now.

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The selection for the same will be done in four stages :


1. Computer-Based Test (CBT) -

Total No. of Questions Max. Marks Duration
General Intelligence and Reasoning 25 25 1.5 hours 
General Knowledge and General Awareness 25 25
Elementary Mathematics 25 25
English/ Hindi 25 25
Total 100

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This is an online test and contains multiple choice and objective type questions which are to be completed within 90 minutes . The test will have four sections namely –

• General Intelligence and Reasoning-
  • 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

• 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
• Elementary Mathematics-
  • 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

• English/ Hindi-
Synonyms & Antonyms
 One Word Substitution
Grammar Skills
 Spotting  Error
Comprehension Passages 
One Word Substitution
Cloze Test

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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)

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