As is customary, the Staff Selection Commission releases various recruitment notifications every year. One of the most important of them is the SSC GD Constable Recruitment Notification. By this recruitment drive, the commission aims to fill one of the largest number of vacancies for a central government job. Here, General duty (GD) constables are recruited to various forces belonging to the Border Security Force, Central Industrial Security Force , Central Reserve Police Force , Indo Tibetan Border Police , Sashastra Seema Bal, National Investigation Agency, Secretariat Security Force and Rifleman (General Duty) in Assam Rifles. As the number of posts are many, let us have a look at the detailed SSC GD Constable Vacancy 2021.
SSC GD Constable Vacancy 2021
The Staff Selection Commission had earlier intended to release the recruitment notification for the post of GD Constable in the month of May 2021. However, due to the covid circumstances, this got postponed indefinitely. Therefore, all the aspirants are eagerly awaiting the notification release. Furthermore, the number of available vacancies for the year 20221 will be known only on the release of the notification. Therefore, all we can do now is wait for the announcement. Meanwhile, it is to be noted that the exact number of available vacancies will be known only toward the end of the selection process as the numbers may keep changing once in a while.
SSC GD Constable Post wise Vacancy List
As the vacancy list for the year 2021 is not available as of now, let us have a look at the previous years’ lists. First of all, here is the list of forces where SSC GD Constable vacancies are available:
- Border Security Force (BSF)
- Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP)
- Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF)
- National Investigation Agency (NIA)
- Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB)
- Assam Rifles (AR)
- Central Industrial Security Force (CISF)
- Secretariat Security Force (SSF)
Post wise vacancy list for Male Candidates
Post wise vacancy list for Female Candidates
SSC GD Constable Scheme of Exam 2021
The SSC GD Constable Examination is held in the following stages.
- Computer Based Test
- PST- Physical Standard Test or PET- Physical Efficiency Test
- Detailed Medical Examination
Scheme of Computer Based Exam
|Maximum Marks||Time Duration|
|A||General Intelligence &
|B||General Knowledge & General Awareness||25||25|
Scheme of Physical Standard Test And Physical Efficiency Test
SSC GD Constable PST for Male Candidates
Height – 170 cm
Chest – 81 (Unexpanded), 85 (Expanded)
SSC GD Constable PST for Female Candidates
Height – 157 cm
Chest – Not applicable for female candidates
SSC GD Constable PET for Male Candidates
Race – 5 km in 24 minutes. (1 Mile in 6 ½ Minutes for Ladakh Region )
SSC GD Constable PET for Female Candidates
Race – 1.6 KMs in 8 ½ minutes. (800 Metres for Ladakh Region – 4 minute)
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ’s)
What is SSC GD Constable Exam?
SSC GD Constable exam is the recruitment exam for General Duty Constable Selection in various Central Government Organizations.
Is the SSC GD Constable Recruitment Notification 2021 Out?
No. The SSC GD Constable Recruitment Notification was expected to be out in May 2021. However, it is not out yet.
Why is the SSC GD Constable Notification Delayed?
The major reason for the delay of release of the SSC GD Constable Notification is the surge in COVID-19 cases across the country.
What is the educational qualification required to apply for SSC GD Constable post?
Any candidate who holds a10th pass or equivalent certificate shall apply for SSC GD Constable Post in the Staff Selection Commission.
What is the minimum and maximum age limit to apply for SSC GD Constable Post?
The minimum and maximum age limits of the candidate should be 18 years and 23 years respectively, to be eligible to apply for SSC GD Constable post.