SSC GD Exam 2024: Eligibility, Pattern, Syllabus, Salaries, Selection Process and Preparation tips

Safalta Expert Published by: Neha Yadav Updated Mon, 11 Dec 2023 04:13 PM IST

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The SSC GD Constable Exam is scheduled to take place from February 20 to March 12, 2024, according to the SSC Exam Schedule that was made public. 

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Every year, the SSC GD Constable 2024 Exam is held to determine candidates for the constable positions in the following agencies: Secretariat Security Force, Indo-Tibetian Border Police, Sashastra Seema Bal, Rifleman in Assam, Central Industrial Security Force, and Border Security Force. A total of 26,146 SSC GD vacancies in 2024 have been announced. There are 2,799 openings for female candidates and 23,347 for male candidates. The SSC GD Constable 2024 recruitment computer-based exam (CBE) will take place from February 20, 2024, to March 12, 2024.

SSC GD Notice 2023–24 Issued: The Staff Selection Commission of India holds the SSC GD Constable Exam annually as a national-level examination to select candidates for the General Duty position of Constables (GD) in BSF, CISF, CRPF, SSB, ITBP, AR, and SSF. To fill 26146 posts for Constables, the Commission has released the SSC GD Notification 2023.

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The online application link for this position was made available on November 24, 2023, along with the SSC GD Notification, at www.ssc.nic.in. The SSC GD Constable Exam is scheduled to take place from February 20 to March 12, 2024, according to the SSC Exam Schedule that was made public. 

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Understanding the SSC GD Exam
Considering the exam's competitive format and range of challenges, it is not only recommended but essential to prepare well. Therefore, for those looking for a career path that combines service to the country with personal and professional growth, the SSC GD exam serves as a gateway. Selected applicants not only strengthen national security but also begin a profession requiring self-control, physical stamina, and a strong sense of responsibility.

The SSC GD exam, which has a complex selection process that includes a written exam, physical efficiency test (PET), and medical examination, looks for candidates who have the academic knowledge, physical strength, and mental toughness required for law enforcement positions. A thorough syllabus covering general awareness, reasoning, general knowledge, elementary mathematics, and fluency in Hindi or English must be navigated by candidates.

SSC GD Exam format 2024
Applicants should start preparing for the SSC GD by becoming acquainted with the syllabus and exam format. The computer-based test (CBT), the physical efficiency test (PET)/physical standard test (PST), and the detailed medical examination (DME) comprise the three stages of the SSC GD Constable examination. 

The ability for candidates to take the test in their native tongue is the largest modification made by SSC to the computer-based exam
The Commission will administer the Computer-Grounded Examination( CBE) in English, Hindi, and thirteen indigenous languages, including Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Kannada, and Bengali These languages are Konkani( v), Malayalam( vi), Manipuri( viii), Marathi( viii), Odia( ix), Punjabi( x), Tamil( xi), Telugu( xii), and Urdu( xiii).
 
To know the detailed of SSC GD Exam pattern 2024  - click here
 
SSC GD 2023-24 Syllabus
The entire SSC GD 2023 syllabus must be understood by candidates to prepare for the SSC GD Constable 2023–24 Exam. This is because devising a strategy based on an updated syllabus yields better results than merely indiscriminately cramming information. For your convenience, we've included the comprehensive
 
Name of Examination      SSC GD 2023-24
Post Name     General Duty Constable
Type of Exam   CBE-Online Test
  PET, PST & DME- Offline Physical Test
Duration of Online Exam     60 minutes  (1 hr)
Language of Online Exam English, Hindi
Maximum Marks(Online Exam)    160 marks
Category             SSC GD Syllabus and exam pattern
Selection Process Computer Based Examination ( CBE)
  Physical  Efficiency Test (PET)
  Physical Standard Test (PST)
  Detailed Medical Examination(DME)
Type of question online exam     All questions of CBE will be of objective type 
   ( MCQs)
 Marking Scheme         2 marks for each correct answer
Negative Marketing   0.5 negative marking for wrong answer          
  for each question
                      
Check Detailed SSC GD syllabus 2024 in Detail- click here
 
SSC GD Recruitment
To realize their dream of becoming Constables in one of the many paramilitary forces, lakhs of candidates will submit their online applications for the SSC GD 2023 positions. Every year, the Staff Selection Commission holds the SSC GD Constable exam to select candidates for the General Duty Constable and Rifleman positions in the following forces
  • Forces for Constable Recruitment (General Duty
  • Border Security Force (BSF Central Industrial Security Force (CISF)
  • Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF)
  • Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP)
  • Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB)
  • Secretariat Security Force (SSF)
SSC GD Mock Test 2023-24 -click here
SSC GD Notification 2023-24
The SSC has released the SSC GD Notification 2023 pdf on its official website to fill the 26146 positions for General Duty Constables (GD Constables). The Staff Selection Commission of India (SSC) officially released the SSC GD Constable 2024 Notification on November 24, 2023. To choose candidates for the positions of riflemen in the Assam Rifles (AR) and constables in the BSF, CRPF, CISF, ITBP, SSF, and SSB, the SSC GD 2023 Exam will be held. The direct link below allows candidates to download the SSC GD Constable 2023 Notification pdf, where they can carefully read all the information provided.

SSC GD Constable 2023-2024 exam Summary
 
Exam Conducting Body Staff Selection Commission (SSC)
Post Name   Constable (General Duty)
Forces BSF, CISF, CRPF, SSB, ITBP, AR, SSF
Vacancy       26146
Job Category   Govt Job
Registration Date   24th November to 31st December 2023
Exam Type   National Level Exam
Selection Process   Written examination (Computer Based)
  Physical Efficiency Test (PET)  
  Physical Standard Test (PST)
Physical 5 km in 24 min

SSC GD Constable 2023-24 Official Notification Out [Download PDF ]
SSC GD Exam Date 2023-24 
The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) has released the notification for the SSC GD Constable 2024 and the tentative date for the SSC GD Exam in 2023. The dates of the SSC GD Constable Exam are February 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 26, 27, 28, 29, and March 1, 5, 7, 11, 12, 2024.

SSC GD 2023-24 Important Dates
Events             Dates
The last date to fill out the affliction form 31 December 2023 (11pm)
Last date for making payment     1st January 2024 (11 pm)
SSC GD Exam Date 2023     20th, 21st, 22nd, 23rd, 24th, 
   26th ,27th, 28th, 29th  and 
  1st, 5th, 7th, 11th, 12th march 2024

SSC GD Online Application fees- click here
SSC GD Constable Vacancy 2023-24   
Together with the official SSC GD Notification, the total number of openings for the SSC GD Constable 2023–24 exam has been made public.  26146 positions are up for grabs across BSF, CISF, CRPF, SSB, ITBP, AR, and SSF forces. The complete SSC GD Vacancy 2023–24 distribution for all forces, as disclosed by the authorities, is shown below. The comprehensive SSC GD Notification 2023 has been released along with the category-wise male and female candidates.

SSC GD Vacancy 2023
Force              Vacancies
BSF 6174
CISF   11025
CRPF 3337
SSB   635
ITBP   3189
AR   1490
SSF       290
TOTAL 26146
SSC GD Free mock Test click here
 
SSC GD Vacancy 2023 for Males
There are currently 23347 male openings in the BSF, CISF, CRPF, SSB, ITBP, AR, and SSF forces, according to the Staff Selection Commission. The Secretariat Security Force (SSF) has the fewest openings (296), while the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) has the most, 11025.

SSC GD Vacancy 2023 for Females
There are 2799 openings for females in the BSF, CISF, CRPF, SSB, ITBP, AR, and SSF forces this year.

SSC GD 2023 Online Form
The SSC GD notification 2024 has already been released, as have the dates for online registration. The SSC GD 2023 exam online application period opened on November 24, 2023, and the deadline to apply online for the 2023 SSC GD constable recruitment is December 31, 2023. The SSC GD Constable 2023 exam is drawing in thousands of applicants who are excited to submit their online applications. Below is the link for online registration for the SSC GD constables exam 2023.

Online Application Fee for SSC GD 2023
The application fee for SSC GD Constable 2023 is Rs 100, and it must be paid by male candidates. Candidates who identify as women, SC, ST, PwD, or ESM are not required to pay the application fee.
Category     Application Fees
General Male Rs100
Female/SC/ST/Ex-serviceman    No fees
SSC GD Age Limit 
BSF, CRPF, CISF, ITBP, SSF, SSB, and riflemen applicants for GD Constable positions must have completed their 10th class education or its equivalent from an accredited board.
For a seeker to be eligible for the SSC GD 2023 test, they must be between the periods of 18 and 23. No seeker may have been born before January 1, 2001, or after January 1, 2006. Candidates who fall under one of the government's reserved categories are granted an age relaxation.

SSC GD 2023 Upper Age Relaxation

 
Category Age Relaxation
OBC         3 years
ST/SC     5 years
Ex-Servicemen         3 years after the deduction from military service 
  rendered from the actual age as on the date of reckoning
Children and dependents of victims KILLED  
 in the 1984 riots OR communal riots of 2002  in Gujarat (GEN)     5 years
 Children and dependents of victims KILLED  
 in the 1984 riots OR communal riots of 2002 8 years
Children and dependents of victims KILLED  
 in the 1984 riots OR communal riots of 2002 10 years
in Gujarat (SC/ST)    


SSC GD Constable 2023 -24 Apply Online - click here
For the Physical Efficiency  test
To complete the race within the allotted time, as indicated in the table below, the candidate must be effective. Different thresholds have been applied to candidates from the Ladakh region.

Race for Male Candidates
Type   Male
Candidates other than Ladakh Region     5 Km in 24 minutes
For Ladakh Region         1.6 Km in 7 minutes

Race for FemaleCandidates
Type       Female
Candidates other than Ladakh Region   1.6 Km in 8½ minutes
For Ladakh Region         800 metres in 5 min
I suggest routinely visiting the Staff Selection Commission's (SSC) official website or consulting official notifications and announcements provided by SSC authorities to stay up to date on the most recent information regarding the SSC GD examination in 2024, including any conclusions, results, or announcements.

Remember that precise information regarding the SSC GD 2024 exam's conclusion will become available closer to the pertinent dates and will be formally announced by the SSC.
 

What is SSC GD?

The Staff Selection Commission General Duty examination, or SSC GD, is a recruitment tool used by Central Armed Police Forces to find candidates for a variety of positions. 

 

What are the requirements to be eligible for SSC GD?

Nationality requirements, age restrictions, and educational requirements are examples of eligibility criteria. To be eligible, candidates must have completed their tenth grade education.

How do I get the SSC GD admit card to download?What is the SSC GD syllabus?

The syllabus includes topics related to General Intelligence & Reasoning, General Knowledge & General Awareness, Elementary Mathematics, and English/Hindi.
 

What format does the SSC GD exam follow?

A computer-based test (CBT), a physical efficiency test (PET), a physical standard test (PST), and a medical examination usually make up the SSC GD exam. You can download the SSC GD admit cards from the official SSC website. Candidates must use their registration information to log in.
 

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