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SSC GD Constable recruitment - Notification, eligibility, Important Dates, Admit Card and more 2021


SSC or the Staff Selection Commission is known for being one of the largest employment sectors in the nation. One of the most esteemed positions offered by the SSC is that of a GD Constable. Thousands are recruited for the post annually. Similarly, this year SSC has announced a vacancy for no less than 25,271.

SSC GD Constable 2021 At A Glance

NameSSC GD Constable 2021
Conducting BodyStaff Selection Commission (SSC)
Vacant PostGD Constable
Number of Vacancies25,271
Mode of ApplicationOnline
Mode of ExamOnline
Selection ProcessCBT, Physical Test, Medical Examination
Official Website

SSC GD Constable 2021 Notification

As per the notification dated 1 June 2021, SSC GD Constable has announced 42 vacancies for the posts of assistant and accountant, which you can check out here.

SSC GD Constable 2021 Important Dates

SSC GD Constable Recruitment 2021 Notification release16 July 2021
SSC GD Constable Recruitment online application portal opens17 July 2021
Last date to Apply for SSC GD Constable Recruitment 202131 August 2021
SSC GD Constable Recruitment Admit card releaseto be announced
SSC GD Constable Recruitment Exam Date 202116 November 2021- 15 December 2021
SSC GD Constable Recruitment Result 2021to be announced

Eligibility Criteria for SSC GD Constable 2021


  • Candidates must have citizenship of India. They must also possess a domicile/PRC certificate as evidence of their resident states/union territories.

Educational Qualification

Candidates must have a Matriculation/Diploma/Graduate degree in any field of study from a government-recognized university or board.

Age Limit

  • Lower Age Limit: 18 years
  • Upper Age Limit: 23 years

Age Relaxation

CategoryAge Relaxation
SC/ST5 years
OBC3 Years
PwD10 years
Ex-Servicemen/PwD Ex-Servicemen3 years
1984 riot survivors or their descendants (UR)5 years
1984 riot survivors or their descendants (OBC)8 years
1984 riot survivors or their descendants (SC/ST)10 years

SSC GD Constable 2021 Application Fee

CategoryApplication Fee
General/OBCINR 100

How to Apply for SSC GD Constable 2021

  • Visit the official website of SSC GD Constable.
  • Click on the "Register" option.
  • Fill in your basic details such as name, address, phone number etc.
  • Verify the OTP to confirm your communication details.
  • Read the instructions carefully before filling the SSC GD Constable Recruitment application form.
  • Fill in your particulars carefully.
  • Upload a clear, scanned copy of your photograph and signature.
  • Make the application fee payment.
  • Take a printout of your application and fee receipt for reference.
  • Once the registration is successful, you will receive the confirmation by SMS or email.

SSC GD Constable 2021 Admit card

After filling the application form, eligible candidates can access the admit card from the official SSC GD Constable website. As of yet, there has been no update on the release date of admit cards.

List of Vacancies

Here are the vacancies for the SSC GD Constable Recruitment 2021 exam:





SSC GD Constable 2021 Reservation List

The SSC GD Constable Recruitment examination will follow Government-mandated reservation policies. Listed below are the category-specific vacancies for reserved classes:





SSC GD Constable Recruitment Selection Process 2021

The selection process consists of a Computer-Based Test, a Physical Test, followed by a Medical Examination.

SSC GD Constable 2021 Pattern

Here's a breakdown of the weightage that each section carries:

SectionsNumber of QuestionsTotal Marks
General Intelligence and Reasoning2525
General Knowledge and General Awareness2525
Elementary Mathematics2525

Note: The total duration of the exam is 90 minutes.

SSC GD Constable 2021 Syllabus

The overall syllabus includes the following:

General Intelligence and ReasoningAnalogies, Similarities, i, Spatial visualization, Spatial orientation, Visual memory, Discrimination, Observation, Relationship concepts, Arithmetical reasoning, Figural classification, Arithmetic number series, Non-verbal series, Coding and decoding
English/HindiError Spotting, Fill in the Blanks, Phrase replacements, Cloze test, Synonyms and Antonyms, Phrase and idioms meaning, One Word Substitution, Spellings, Reading comprehension
General Knowledge and General AwarenessIndia and its neighboring countries, Sports, History, Culture, Geography, Economic Scene, General Polity, Indian Constitution, Scientific Research
Elementary MathematicsProblems relating to Number Systems, Whole Numbers, Decimals, Fractions, Relationship between Numbers, Fundamental arithmetical operations, Percentages, Interest, Profit and Loss, Discount, Mensuration, Time, Distance, Ratio and Proportion, Time and Work, Time and Distance

SSC GD Constable 2021 Results

The SSC GD Constable Recruitment 2021 examination results are yet to be released. Candidates are advised to keep checking the official website for their results.

SSC GD Constable 2021 Cut-off

SSC is yet to release the official cut offs for 2021, but mentioned below are some of the previous cut off trends noticed:

Himachal Pradesh4548354650
Jammu & Kashmir3735353341
Uttar Pradesh6464357073
West Bengal4345354251

SSC GD Constable Job Profile

Here are the duties that an SSC GD Constable must perform once hired:

  • Protecting the Indo- Pakistan and Indo- Bangladesh border
  • Providing a sense of safety to individuals residing in the border areas
  • Preventing trans-border crimes
  • Ensuring there is no unauthorized entry into or exit from India
  • Preventing smuggling and other illegal activities along the border
  • Collecting trans-border intelligence
  • Carrying out anti-infiltration duties

SSC GD Constable Recruitment Salary Details

Total EarningINR 25,896
DeductionsINR 2,369
Net In-hand SalaryINR 23,527

SSC GD Constable Recruitment Examination Analysis

The sections that will feature in the SSC GD Constable Recruitment 2021 paper are:

  • General Intelligence and Reasoning
  • General Knowledge and General Awareness
  • Elementary Mathematics
  • English/Hindi

Here are a few points that candidates must remember:

  • There will be a Computer-Based Test.
  • The test will be of 100 marks in total.
  • A duration of 90 minutes will be allotted.
  • Each of the 4 sections will contain 25 questions each.
  • For each correct answer, candidates will be awarded 1 mark.
  • For each wrong answer, 0.25 mark will be deducted.

Here's a detailed overview of the difficulty level:

  • General Intelligence and Reasoning: Easy to Moderate
  • General Knowledge and General Awareness: Moderate to Difficult
  • Elementary Mathematics: Easy to Moderate
  • English/Hindi: Easy to Moderate

Preparation Tips for SSC GD Constable 2021

Candidates preparing for SSC GD Constable 2021 are well-advised to do the following:

  • Aspirants are well-advised to solve practice/mock papers extensively to enhance their self-confidence. Getting into a habit of solving 1 practice paper a day is a good way of keeping oneself prepared before the exam.
  • Candidates must focus on all-round development instead of studying solely from books. They should make use of online trial tests and study guides to gain that competitive edge.
  • Aspirants must also keep a keen eye on current affairs as well as local and international news to learn more organically. Working smart is equally important as working hard.

SSC GD Constable Recruitment Previous Years Question Papers

Candidates can find some previous question papers by following these links:

Candidates can check out the official website for more details on previous years papers.

Book nameAuthor
Better EnglishNorman Lewis
Modern Approach to Verbal & Non-Verbal ReasoningR.S. Aggarwal
General Intelligence and Test of ReasoningVikas Experts
Objective General EnglishR.S. Agarwal
A People’s ConstitutionRohit De
A New Approach to ReasoningB.S. Sijwali
General Knowledge 2020Arihant
High School English Grammar, and CompositionWren & Martin
Data interpretationR.S. Agarwal
Analytical ReasoningM.K. Pandey
Adhunik Hindi VyakaranBasudeo Nandan Prasad
Elementary and Advanced MathematicsKiran Publications
Logical ReasoningArun Sharma

Study Plan for SSC GD Constable 2021

Any candidate interested in cracking SSC GD Constable Recruitment should plan to do the following:

  • Read books on English and Hindi phrases and idioms.
  • Keep in touch with the PIB (Public Information Bureau) updates.
  • Practice relevant quizzes on reasoning and general awareness regularly.
  • Studying annual knowledge encyclopedias such as the Manorama Yearbook is an excellent way to keep in touch with the various important national and international events in a year.
  • Get into a habit of reading newspapers daily, especially The Hindu and The Economic Times.
  • Have a fixed schedule for each section of the paper and touch upon each of them daily.
  • Revise extensively and solve mock papers daily.
  • Get into a daily routine and always begin your preparations early.

Candidates are advised to carry all necessary documents to the exam center. Furthermore, candidates should positively bring the following:

  • Admit Card
  • Government-issued ID for identity verification.

Candidates are well-advised to check the official website regularly for further updates and notifications regarding SSC GD Constable Recruitment 2021. The payment ID is crucial, so it must be kept handy after paying for the form.

Candidates must begin preparations as early as possible and avoid unnecessary stress. After all, the mind is strongest when it's relaxed. With that said, aspirants must always have faith in their preparations and the hard work they have put in. All the best!