SSC General Duty Constable Examination - 2017 : A big opportunity for youngsters

SSC General Duty Constable Examination -  2017: A Big Opportunity for Youngsters

Staff selection commission will conduct an examination of General Duty Constable in 2017 for recruitment of approximately 57,000 posts. These posts will be in the departments like BSF, CISF, CRPF, SSB, ITBP, AR, NIA, and SSF. The entire schedule of the examination and application forms will be soon uploaded online. The applicants  between the age range of 18-23 years and passed 10th from the government approved institute can apply.   The test will be conducted in three phases that is Physical Standards Test (PST) / Physical Efficiency Test (PET), the online written test and lastly, medical test. The 2 hour long written exam will test knowledge and understanding in four areas namely General Intelligence & Reasoning, General Knowledge and Awareness,  Elementary Mathematics, and English/ Hindi for 100 marks (25 marks each). There will be negative marking for every wrong answer.     


Examination: SSC GD Constable Exam.

Name of the Posts: Constables (General Duty).

Number of Posts: 57000

Department Name: BSF, CISF, CRPF, SSB, ITBP, AR, NIA, SSF

Online application starts on: Yet to be announced

Last Date to apply:  Yet to be announced

Eligibility Criteria:

Educational Qualification: The applicant must have to clear the examination of class 10th from the government approved institute.

Age Limit: Minimum age of the candidate should be 18 years,

Maximum age for this post is 23 years.

Age relaxation is applicable is applicable as per the rules of the organization for the reserved category candidate.

Aspirants will get Age Relaxation according to the norms,

OBC Candidates: 03 Years.

SC/ ST Candidates: 05 Years.

Ex-Servicemen (OBC): 06 Years.

Ex-Servicemen (SC/ST): 08 Years.

Selection Process:

Authority board will be organization various type of selection phases which are

  • Physical Standards Test (PST),
  • Physical Efficiency Test (PET),
  • Online Written Test and
  • Medical Test.

Syllabus and Exam Pattern:

  • Total Number of Questions: 100
  • Total Number of Marks: 100
  • Time Duration: 120 Minute


There is a negative marking for each wrong answer.


Subject Name





General Intelligence & Reasoning





General Knowledge and Awareness



    2 Hours


Elementary Mathematics





English/ Hindi





Part A: General Intelligence & Reasoning

Arithmetic Number Series, Observation, Spatial Visualization, Spatial Orientation, Figures Classification, Non-verbal series, Similarities and Differences, Relationship concepts, Arithmetical Reasoning, Analogies, Discrimination, Visual Memory, Coding and Decoding and more.

Part B:  General Knowledge and Awareness

Current Affairs – International & National, Events related to India and its neighbouring countries, Indian History, Indian Culture & Heritage, Indian Constitution, Science & Technology, Indian & World Geography, Indian Economy, General Polity and more.

Part C: Elementary Mathematics

Fundamental arithmetical operations, Computation of Whole Numbers, Decimals and Fractions, Discount, Mensuration, Ratio and Time, Ratio and Proportion, Number Systems, Time and Distance, Profit and Loss, Percentages, Averages, Interest, Time and Work and more.

Part D: English/ Hindi

Verbal Ability, Grammar, Vocabulary, Comprehension and more.

SSC GD 2017 Vacancy Details

S. No.

Name of the Forces

No of Vacancy (Male)

No of Vacancy (Female)



18258 Posts.

5186 Posts.



4898 Posts.

565 Posts.



28751 Posts.

2040 Posts.



5919 Posts.

685 Posts.



3495 Posts.

374 Posts.



423 Posts.

334 Posts.



106 Posts.

12 Posts.



377 Posts.

43 Posts.




  • Selected aspirants will get Rs 5,910 to Rs 20,200/- with a Grade Pay of Rs 1,900/-. After the completion of 8 years of regular service, Pay Band will be Rs 10,300/- to Rs 34,800/- with Grade Pay of Rs 3,200/-.

Please refer the official notification to know the post wise pay scale.

How To Apply For SSC Constable Notification 2017

  1. Visit the official website of Staff Selection Commission i.e
  2. On the home page, you will find SSC Constable GD Recruitment 2017.
  3. Click On Recruitment.
  4. There you will find the SSC Constable Recruitment 2017 for the post which you are applying for.
  5. Click on that Notification and read it very carefully.
  6. Now, click on Apply Online Link.
  7. Fill the required details, such as Name, Educational Qualification, Address etc.
  8. Now, upload your scanned photograph and signature.
  9. After completion of everything, check once.

10. Now, submit the application form.

11. Keep a print copy of the same for future reference.


Exam Date: 30th January 2017 to 5th February 2017.

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