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SSC GD Constable Recruitment 2018: Hiring for 54,953 posts to begin from July 24, check eligibility criteria and other details here



The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) has released an official notification inviting all the interested, eligible candidates for Constable General Duty (GD) in Border Security Force (BSF), Central Industrial Security Force (CISF), Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF), Indo-Tibetan Border Force (ITBP) Sahastra Seema Bal (SSB), National Investigation Agency (NIA) and Secretariat Security Force (SSF) and rifleman (GD) in Assam rifles posts.

The recruitment process for the same will begin from tomorrow, July 24 on the official website of SSC, the link for which is ssc.nic.in

Earlier, the application process for SSC GD Constable was scheduled to begin from July 21; however, SSC delayed the same due to some technical problem.

Vacancy details:

Total posts: 54,953 posts (tentative)

Name of the post:

Males: 47,307
Females: 7,646

Eligibility criteria:

Educational qualification:

All the candidates interested in applying need to possess a Graduate degree or Diploma or 10th pass certificate from a recognised board or educational institute.

For more details, candidates can check the official website of SSC.

Age limit:

Candidates should be in the age group of 19 to 23 years. However, applicants from reserved category will get age relaxation as per government norms.

SSC GD Constable 2018: How to apply

1.Go to the official website of the commission, ssc.nic.in

2.Click on the ‘Apply’ button

3.On the next page, click on the ‘GD-Constable’ tab

4.Enter all the required details such as name, address, e-mail, mobile number, category and educational qualification

5.Complete the payment process

6.Click on submit

7.Take the print out of the registration form for the future use.

Application fee:

Applicants from General/OBC category need to pay Rs 100.

Pay scale:

The selected candidates will be paid between Rs 21,700 to Rs 69,100.

SSC GD Constable 2018: Selection procedure

Candidates will be selected on the basis of Physical Efficiency Test, Written examination and Medical Test.

Physical Efficiency Test (PET):

As per the official notification, physical standards laid down for the post of Constable are –

a) Height: For Males: 170 cms. For Females: 157 cms.

b) Chest: For males only – Unexpanded: 80 cms. – Expanded: Min expansion 5 cms.

c) Weight: For males and Females: Proportionate to height and age as per medical standards. Applicants who will be found eligible on height parameters need to undergo PET (race) followed by biometric identification and screening of testimonials and thereon chest and weight measurements by a board. Male candidates Race will be for 5 Kms in 24 minutes. Female candidates’ race will be for 1.6 Kms in 8 minutes.

The candidates have to appear for the Physical Efficiency Test at 10 places across India. The ten places will be finalised by the Commission in consultation with the CAPFs.

Written examination:

Those candidates who will qualify the PET exam will be called for a written examination. The Written examination will consist of only one objective type paper containing 100 questions and be carrying 100 marks.

Medical test:

Those candidates who will qualify the written examination will be called for a medical test.

Important date:

The last date to apply is August 24.

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