SSC Constable GD Syllabus, Pattern, Physical Test Details 2023

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The Staff Selection Commission well known as SSC conducts the written test for Constable (GD) in Central Armed Police Forces (CAPFs), SSF, Rifleman (GD) in Assam Rifles, and Sepoy in Narcotics Control Bureau. Candidates who manage to get the qualifying marks in the written exam qualify for the physical test which is conducted by the CRPF.

This year, the written exam took place from 10th January to 14th February 2023. The officials have not made any update regarding the physical test and SSC GD Result announcement but it’s expected that the written test result will be made available in April month and the PET/PST process will be initiated in May 2023 but take it with a pinch of salt as quite uncertain until said officially.

To get selected for the said posts, aspirants are required to prepare well for various levels of the selection process viz Written Test, Physical Efficiency Test, and Physical Measurement Test. In this article, we have discussed the SSC Constable GD Syllabus and exam pattern along with the SSC GD Physical Test Details.

SSC Constable GD PET/PST Details, Marks

SSC GD Exam Pattern, Selection Process
Examination Authority  Staff Selection Commission
Post Name Constable (Ground Duty)
Total Posts 24369
Written Exam Date to be announced
SSC GD PET/PDT Schedule to be released soon
Official Website of SSC

The SSC released a notification for the posts of Constable (Ground Duty) in the Central Armed Police Forces (CAPFs), SSF, Rifleman (Ground Duty) in Assam Rifles, and Sepoy in the Narcotics Control Bureau. A large number of candidates have applied via the official website of the SSC which is located @

SSC GD Selection Process

The recruitment authority divided the selection process into multiple phases such as the written exam, and PET/PST. In the first stage, candidates will be called for the written examination. The officials will call almost 5 times aspirants for the Physical Efficiency Test. The final result will be prepared on the basis of marks obtained in the written test and PET/PST combined.

SSC GD Constable Exam Pattern

Part Subject No. of Questions Maximum Marks
A General Intelligence & Reasoning 20 40
B General Knowledge & General Awareness 20 40
C Elementary Mathematics 20 40
D English/ Hindi 20 40
Total 80 160
  • The written test is CBT (Computer Based Test).
  • All the questions shall be Multiple Type Questions.
  • Candidates will be given a time period of 60 minutes to solve the exam.
  • For each wrong attempt, 0.50 mark will be deducted.

SSC Constable GD Exam Syllabus

Sections Topics
General Intelligence & Reasoning
  • Arithmetic Number Series
  • Relationship concepts
  • Similarities and Differences
  • Spatial Visualization
  • Arithmetical Reasoning
  • Figures Classification
  • Spatial Orientation
  • Analogies
  • Non-verbal series
  • Visual Memory
  • Discrimination
  • Observation
  • Coding and Decoding
General Knowledge & General Awareness
  • Sports
  • History
  • Culture
  • Geography
  • Economic Scene
  • General Policy
  • Indian Constitution
  • Scientific Research
Elementary Mathematics
  • Number Systems
  • Computation of Whole Numbers
  • Decimals and Fractions and the relationship between Numbers
  • Fundamental arithmetical operations
  • Ratio and Proportion
  • Percentages
  • Average
  • Interest
  • Profit and Loss
  • Discount
  • Mensuration
  • Time & Distance
  • Ratio & Proportion
  • Spot the Error
  • Fill in the Blanks
  • Synonyms/Homonyms & Antonyms
  • Spellings/Detecting Mis-spelt words
  • Idioms & Phrases
  • One Word Substitution
  • Improvement of Sentences
  • Active/Passive Voice of Verbs
  • Conversion into Direct/Indirect narration
  • Shuffling of Sentence parts
  • Shuffling of Sentences in a passage
  • Cloze Passage
  • Verbal Ability
  • Vocabulary
  • Comprehension
  • Grammar

Physical Efficiency Test (PET) Details

Event Name Male Time  Female  Time Remarks 
Running 5 km 24 minutes 1600 meters 08.30 minutes For candidates other than
Running  1600 meters 06.30 minutes 800 meters 04 minutes For candidates from Ladakh
Physical Standards
Event Gender Measurement
Height Male 170 cm
Female 157 cm
Chest Male
  • Unexpanded 80 cm
  • Minimum Expansion of 5 cm
Weight Male & Female Proportionate as per the height and medical standard of the candidates.
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