SSC GD 2024: Vacancy Details & Eligibility Criteria

By | December 3, 2023
SSC GD 2024 Vacancy Details & Eligibility Criteria

Good news for all candidates who are preparing for the SSC GD Exam. The Government of India, Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions, Department of Personnel and Training and Staff Selection Commission have published an advertisement for the constable (GD) in the Central Armed Police Forces (CAPFs).

Women candidates are welcome to submit applications, as the government aims to have a workforce that reflects gender balance.

Eligible candidates are advised to refer to the official website of SSC and apply for the constable (GD) position in the Central Armed Police Forces (CAPFs).  Assam Rifles (AR) and Special Frontier Forces (SFF).

Read all the information carefully provided by the Staff Selection Commission (SSC) Examination, 2024 (SSC GD Constable 2023) in the PDF before submitting your application.

Here, you can find all the important information, like the age limit, educational qualification, selection process, application fee, and how to apply for SSC GD Constable 2023–2024.

Stay connected with us for all the latest exam-related news, exam material, free mock tests, and much more to boost your exam preparation and help you achieve your goal of clearing the exam.

SSC GD Constable 2023 Application Submission Date

It is advised to apply as soon as possible to avoid much more traffic on the website at the last date of SSC GD form submission.

Get all documents ready and submit the application form within the given time. Applications will be accepted through the official website,

Application SubmissionDate
Starting Date24-11-2023
Ending Date31-12-2023

SSC GD Vacancy 2023 for 26146 GD Constable Posts

In order to fill constable positions for the BSF, CISF, CRPF, SSB, ITBP, AR, and SSF forces, SSC has published 26146 SSC General Duty Vacancies.

SSC GD Constable 2023

SSC GD Constable 2023 VacancyDetail
Recruitment BoardStaff Selection Commission (SSC)
Posts NameConstable (General Duty) in CISF, BSF, CRPF, ITBP, SSF and AR
Number of Vacancies26146
Job LocationIndia
Mode of ApplicationOnline
Job CategorySSC GD Constable 2023
Last Date to Apply31-12-2023

Documents Required for Registration

  • Mobile Number
  • Email Id
  • Adhar Card Number
  • Details on the year of passing and roll number of the (10th) Examination Board

The Details of Vacancies

Here, we provided all the details regarding the SSC GD Constable job post, like the total number of posts according to category and the number of posts for male and female candidates, in an easy format. So, it is easy to understand for all candidates.

ForceNumber of Vacancies
Central Industrial Security Force (CISF)11025
Border Security Force (BSF)6174
Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF)3337
Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP)3189
Assam Rifles (AR)1490
Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB)635
Secretariat Security Force (SSF)296

SSC GD Constable 2023 Number of Vacancies For Male

SSC announced a total of 23347 vacancies for male candidates.

Force/ CategorySCSTOBCEWSURTotal

SSC GD Constable 2023 Number of Vacancies For Female

There are a total of 2799 vacancies for female candidates announced by the SSC.

Force/ CategorySCSTOBCEWSURTotal
  • These positions are provisional. Any modifications to the number of vacancies will be notified on the Commission’s website.
  • 10% of vacancies are reserved for ex-servicemen (ESM).
  • Candidates must upload their domicile and permanent residence certificates from the state or UT that they selected in the online application form, as the CAPF positions have been allocated to specific states and UTs.
  • Failure to present at the time of the DME/Document Verification will result in the immediate cancellation of their application and restriction from completing the Detailed Medical Examination.
  • Qualified candidates may be posted to any location in India.
  • After the final result is announced, the Commission will not prepare or maintain a waiting list or reserve list.

Educational Qualifications (as of January 1, 2024)

The candidates must have passed the graduation process or 10th Class Examination
from a recognized board or university.

Benefits of NCC Certificate in SSC GD

The benefits to NCC certificate holders will be granted at the below scales:

Certificate CategoryMarks
NCC ‘C’ Certificate5% of the maximum marks of the examination
NCC ‘B’ Certificate3% of the maximum marks of the examination
NCC ‘A’ Certificate2% of the maximum marks of the examination

The benefit of extra marks will only be given to a candidate who has selected bonus marks or an incentive for an ‘NCC certificate’ in the online application.

Later status modifications are not allowed if a candidate has not indicated that he is an NCC certificate holder in the online application form.

Ex-servicemen are not eligible for this benefit.

SSC GD Age Limit 2023

Candidates should not have been born before January 2, 2001, or after January 1, 2006.

  • Minimum age: 18 years and maximum age: 23 years as of January 1, 2024.

The following are the upper-age limits as per Staff Selection Commission SSC GD Constable 2023.

SC/ ST5 years
OBC3 years
Ex-Servicemen3 years after deduction of the military service rendered from the actual age as on the date of reckoning.
Children and dependents of victims killed in the 1984 riots or communal riots of 2002 in Gujarat (unreserved/EWS)5 years
Children and dependents of victims killed in the 1984 riots or communal riots of 2002 in Gujarat (OBC)8 years
Children and dependents of victims killed in the 1984 riots or communal riots of 2002 in Gujarat (SC/ST)10 years

Application Fee

Online payment options for fees include BHIM UPI, Net Banking, Visa, Mastercard, Maestro, and RuPay credit or debit cards.

Category Fee

Women candidates and candidates belonging to

  • Scheduled Castes (SC)
  • Scheduled Tribes (ST)
  • Ex-servicemen (ESM)

No exam fees are required to be paid.

SSC GD Exam Schedule

Computer-Based Exam: There will be one objective-style paper with 80 questions that are given two marks each. You have to complete this exam in 60 minutes.

SSC GD Exam Syllabus

PartSubjectNumber of QuestionsMaximum Marks
Part-AGeneral Intelligence and Reasoning2040
Part-BGeneral Knowledge and General Awareness2040
Part-CBasic Mathematics2040
Part-DEnglish or Hindi2040
  • All questions will be of the Objective Multiple Choice (MCQ) type.
  • The computer-based examination will be conducted in English, Hindi and 13 other regional languages.
  • Negative marking of 0.25 marks for each wrong answer.
  • The dates of the exam will be informed to candidates through the website
  • No paper re-checking.

SSC GD Physical Efficiency Test (PET)

Running5 Km in 24 minutes1.6 km in 8.5 minutesFor candidates other than those belonging to the Ladakh Region
Running1.6 km in 7 minutes800 metres in 5 minutesFor candidates of the Ladakh Region

SSC GD Physical Standard Test (PST)

The Standphysical standards SSC General Duty constable posts are as follows


  • Height Male Gen /OBC /SC: 170 cms
  • Height Female Gen/OBC/SC: 157 cms

Relaxations in heights for some categories are mentioned below.

NoHeight RelaxationMale(Cms)Female(Cms)
1All candidates belonging to Scheduled Tribes162.5150.0
2All Scheduled Tribe candidates of North Eastern States (NE States)157.0147.5
3All Scheduled Tribe candidates of Left Wing Extremism affected districts160.0147.5
4Candidates falling in the categories of Garhwalis, Kumaonis, Dogras, Marathas and candidates belonging to the States/ UTs of Assam, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu & Kashmir and Ladakh165.0155.0
5Candidates hailing from the North-Eastern States of Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Sikkim and Tripura162.5152.5
6Candidates hailing from Gorkha Territorial Administration (GTA) comprising of the three Sub-Divisions of Darjeeling District namely Darjeeling, Kalimpong and Kurseong and includes the following “Mouzas” Sub-Division of these Districts : (1)Lohagarh Tea Garden (2) Lohagarh Forest (3) Rangmoha (4) Barachenga (5) Panighata (6) ChotaAdalpur (7) Paharu (8) Sukna Forest (9) Sukna Part-I (10) Pantapati Forest-I (11) Mahanadi Forest (12) Champasari Forest (13) SalbariChhatpart-II (14) Sitong Forest (15) Sivoke Hill Forest (16) Sivoke Forest (17) ChhotaChenga (18) Nipania157.0152.5


Chest measurements for Male candidates are given below.

  • Un-expanded: 80 cm
  • Minimum expansion: 5 cm

Chest Measurement Relaxation for some category

NoChest Measurement RelaxationUnexpanded (cm)Minimum Expansion (cm)
1All candidates belonging to Scheduled Tribes765
2Candidates falling in the categories of Garhwalis, Kumaonis, Dogras, Marathas and candidates belonging to the States/ UTs of Assam, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu & Kashmir and Ladakh785
3Candidates hailing from North-Eastern Sates of Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Sikkim, Tripura and Gorkha Territorial Administration (GTA)775

Furthermore, you can refer to this official SSC GD Notification for more information:

How to Apply For SSC GD

Eligible candidates can apply through the official website of SSC.

Important Note for SSC GD 2023 Exam

Imortant NoteDate
Dates for submission of online applications24-11-2023 to 31-12-2023
Last date and time for receipt of online applications31-12-2023 (23:00)
Last date and time for making online fee payment01-01-2024 (23:00)
Dates of ‘Window for Application Form Correction’ and online payment of Correction Charges04-01-2024 to 06-01-2024 (23:00)
Schedule of Computer Based ExaminationSchedule of Computer-Based Examination

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