SSC GD Syllabus: Check Detailed Syllabus for SSC GD Recruitment 2021

SSC GD Syllabus: Staff Selection Commission conducts the GD Constable exam for the recruitment of eligible candidates to multiple posts such as Constables (GD) in Central Armed Police Forces (CAPFs), NIA & SSF, and Rifleman (GD) in Assam Rifles (AR). On 25th March 2021, the official notification for SSC GD will be released by the Commission In order to get recruited for the post of GD constable, doing preparation for the exam is necessary. In this article, we are providing a detailed syllabus of the SSC GD.

SSC GD Constable Syllabus

SSC GD Constable Paper comprises four Sections/Subjects that are mentioned below:

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

The SSC GD syllabus contains Computer Based Examination which includes an objective-type paper carrying 100 marks for 100 questions.

The SSC GD syllabus is given below:

Section Name Total No. of Questions Max. Marks Duration
General Intelligence and Reasoning 25 25 90 minutes


General Knowledge and General Awareness 25 25
Elementary Mathematics 25 25
English/ Hindi 25 25
Total 100 100

General Intelligence & Reasoning: This General Intelligence section consists of both verbal and non-verbal types of reasoning questions. This test particularly includes questions that test the candidate’s analytical and logical reasoning skills and his/ her ability to observe and distinguish patterns.The topics which includes in the syllabus are as follows:

  1. Reasoning Analogies
  2. Arithmetic Number Series
  3. Arithmetical Reasoning
  4. Coding-Decoding
  5. Discrimination
  6. Figural Classification
  7. Non-verbal Series
  8. Observation
  9. Relationship Concepts – Blood Relations
  10. Similarities and Differences
  11. Spatial Orientation
  12. Spatial Visualization
  13. Visual Memory

General Knowledge and General Awareness: This section totally depends on the current news affairs and some general knowledge. These questions do not require the candidate to have special knowledge of any particular discipline. The questions in this component revolve around matters of everyday observations and test the candidate’s knowledge of the environment around him/ her and topics related to India and its neighboring countries such as:

  1. Culture
  2. Economic Scene
  3. General Polity
  4. Geography
  5. History
  6. Indian Constitution
  7. Scientific Research
  8. Sports

Elementary Mathematics: This section is based on high-school-level mathematical problems. According to the SSC GD syllabus, the following topics are:

  1. Averages
  2. Computation of Whole Numbers
  3. Decimals and Fractions
  4. Discount
  5. Fundamental Arithmetical Operations
  6. Interest
  7. Mensuration
  8. Number Systems
  9. Percentages
  10. Profit and Loss
  11. Ratio and Proportion
  12. Ratio and Time
  13. Relationship between Numbers
  14. Time and Distance
  15. Time and Work

English/ Hindi: This to check the basic knowledge of candidates for Hindi or English.The syllabus is as follows:

  1. Error Spotting
  2. Fill in the Blanks: Articles, Prepositions, etc.
  3. Phrase replacements
  4. Cloze test
  5. Synonyms & Antonyms
  6. Phrase and idioms meaning
  7. One Word Substitution
  8. Spellings
  9. Reading comprehension

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SSC GD 2021:FAQ.

Q.What is the mode of the SSC GD Constable examination?

Ans: The SSC conducts all the one-day exams online now, SSC GD is not different.

Q.Is there any negative marking in the exam?

Ans. Yes, there is 1/4 of negative marking in the exam.

Q. What is the marking scheme for SSC GD Constable examination?

Ans. For each correct answer, candidates will get 1 mark and there is a negative marking with 0.25 marks.

Q.What are the exam dates released by SSC for SSC GD Constable examination?

Ans: The exam is going to take place from August 02 to 25, 2021.

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