SSC GD Constable Recruitment 2018: Last Day Reminder

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SSC GD Constable 2018 : 54,953 Vacancies

SSC has released a notice for Constable GD recruitment 2018. According to notice, applicants are advised to avoid congestion in the filling up of the applications in the last few days, and also advised not to wait for the last date and to fill up their applications as early as possible within the remaining time period i.e. 30.9.2018 (5.00 PM).

SSC GD Constable 2018 Notification 2018 has been released on 21st July 2018 on the official website by the Commission.  Candidates will be distributed to multiple posts as Constables in BSF, CISF, CRPF etc. according to their eligibility once they crack the exam successfully. SSC GD Constable 2018 will be conducted to recruit eligible candidates to the post of General Duty.

The recruitment process will consist of Computer Based Examination (CBE), Physical Efficiency Test (PET), Physical Standard Test (PST) and Medical Examination. The date of examination is not mentioned in the official notification and is to be notified later.

SSC GD Constable Recruitment 2018 | part-I

SSC GD Constable Recruitment 2018 | part-II

 What are the posts available under this recruitment project for freshers?

The posts which are available in this recruitment project are:-

  • Constables (General Duty) in BSF,CISF, CRPF, ITBP, SSB, NIA, SSF 
  • Rifleman (General Duty) in Assam Rifles (AR)
  When will be the exam conducted?
The date of examination is not mentioned in the official notification it is to be notified later.

 How many vacancies are there?

The total number of vacancies are 54953 vacancies, which are to be filled through SSC GD 2018 Exam.

For Male Candidates: 47,307

Positions SC ST OBC GEN Vacancy
BSF 2351 1341 3267 7477 14436
CISF 26 13 47 94 180
CRPF 3894 1586 4230 10263 19972
SSB 1041 610 1420 3450 6521
ITBP 533 366 726 1882 3507
AR 290 361 448 1212 2311
NIA 0 1 2 5 8
SSF 38 47 75 212 372

For Female Candidates : 

Positions SC ST OBC GEN Vacancy
BSF 412 235 575 1326 2548
CISF 2 0 5 13 20
CRPF 328 12 398 856 1594
SSB 338 159 477 1051 2025
ITBP 97 60 128 334 619
AR 96 115 150 404 765
NIA 0 0 0 0 0
SSF 10 7 18 40 75

  • BSF-> Border Security Force
  • CISF-> Central Industrial Security Force
  • CRPF-> Central Reserve Police Force
  • SSB-> Sashastra Seema Bal
  • ITBP-> Indo Tibetan Border Police
  • AR-> Assam Rifle
  • NIA-> National Investigation Agency 
  • SSF-> Special Security Force

 Will the exam be conducted online or offline (OMR Based)?

The recruitment process will include a Computer Based online examination (CBE).

 What is the Structure of Examination, the recruitment process?
The structure of the recruitment process will consist of four phases as follows:

1. Computer Based Examination (CBE) 

The Computer-Based Exam will be of 100 marks. 
The time of 90 minutes will be given to the candidates. There will be four sections in the examination– GK , Reasoning , Mathematics and English/Hindi.

Parts Name of Disciplines Questions Marks Duration
Part-A General Intelligence and reasoning 25 25 90 minutes
Part-B General Awareness and General Knowledge 25 25
Part-C Elementary Mathematics 25 25
Part-D English/Hindi 25 25
Total 100 100

Computer Based Examination will be held in English & Hindi only.

2. Physical Efficiency Test (PET)

Based on the performance in CBE, candidates will be shortlisted for PET/PST by the commission.

Criteria for PET:

For Male Candidates For Female Candidates
Race 5 km in 24 minutes 1.6 km in 8(1/2) minutes

3. Physical Standard Test (PST)

Criteria for PST:

For Male Candidates For Female Candidates
Height ( General ,SC & OBC) 170 157
Height ( ST ) 162.5 150

For Male Candidates For Female Candidates
Chest Expansion (General , SC & OBC) 80/ 5 N/A
Chest Expansion ( ST ) 76 / 5 N/A

4. Medical Examination

Candidates will be shortlisted for Detailed Medical Examination (DME) from the candidates who qualify PET/PST.

The selected candidates will be medically examined by the Medical Boards constituted by the CAPFs to assess their physical and medical fitness as prescribed in the official notification.

Eye sight:

The minimum distant vision should be 6/6 and 6/9 of two eyes without correction i.e. without wearing of glasses.

➡The candidate must not have knock knee, flat foot, varicose vein or squint in eyes and they should possess high colour vision.

 What is the age criteria to apply in this common written exam?
  • Minimum Age: 18 years 
  • Maximum Age: 23 years
 The crucial date of age-limit will be calculated with reference to 01-08-2018.

 What is the educational qualification required for various posts in this recruitment process?

The candidates must have passed 10th class or equivalent from a recognized board.

 What is the application Fee?
  • Candidates (excepting Female/SC/ST/Ex-Servicemen candidates who are exempted from payment of fee) are required to pay a fee of Rs. 100/-
  • Last date for submission of applications:30th September 2018 (up to 5PM)
  • Fee can be paid through SBI Challan/ SBI Net banking or through credit/ debit cards of any bank.
  • Candidates who wish to make the payment through challan of SBI, may make the payment to designated branches of SBI within the working hours of bank upto 3rd October 2018.
 Is there a criterion for negative marking?

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