SSC Constable GD 2018 Recruitment – Application Form, Apply Online, Vacancies

SSC GD 2018 Apply Online & Application Form Staff Selection Commission has released SSC Constable GD 2018 notification. As per available information, SSC GD Constable 2018 will be one of the biggest recruitment examinations in the year 2018 because SSC will recruit approximately 55,000 candidates for the post of constables (General Duty) in CAPFs, NIA & SSF and rifleman (GD) in Assam Rifles (AR). Read this article to know everything about this recruitment examination like eligibility criteria, important dates, application process, fee & mode of payment, admit card, scheme & centres of examination, mode of selection, results etc.

  1. Notification
  2. Recruitment Process
  3. Vacancies
  4. Eligibility Criteria
  5. Application Fee
  6. Application Form
  7. Apply Online
  8. Syllabus
  9. Admit Card
  10. Result

SSC GD Constable 2018 Overview

Name of the examinationStaff Selection Commission Constables (GD) in Central Armed Police Forces (CAPFs), NIA & SSF and rifleman (GD) in Assam Rifles (AR) Examination, 2018
Also known asSSC Constables (GD) Examination, 2018
Recruitment conducted byStaff Selection Commission (SSC)
Post nameConstable & Rifleman (general duty)
No. of vacancies54,953
Essential QualificationsPassed in 10th from a recognized board/university
Apply modeOnline
Online registration opening date17th of August 2018
Online registration closing date17th of September 2018
(extended to 30th September 2018 till 5 PM)
Selection procedureCBT, PET, PST & Medical examination
Computer based examination dateTo be notified later
Examination centersMajor Indian Cities
Admit card released onNotified soon
Result DeclarationNotified soon
Apply online

SSC Constable GD Recruitment

SSC GD Constable 2018 Notification

Few days back, Staff Selection Commission has released an official recruitment notice for vacancies of constable & rifleman. SSC Constables (GD) Examination, 2018 official notice is available on SSC’s website. To view / download or read it now, please click below.

SSC Constable GD 2018 Notification pdf download

About SSC

The Staff Selection Commission (popular as SSC) is one of the major recruitment organizations in India. SSC operates directly from under the government of India and is mainly responsible for recruiting eligible candidates for Group B and C posts in several departments and ministries of the Government of India as well as in subordinate offices. Every year, SSC conducts several recruitment examinations to employ staff for several posts.

SSC GD Constable 2018 Recruitment Process

SSC Constable 2018 exam process will consist of CBT, PET, PST & Medical examination. will consists of PST/PET, written test and medical test. PST (Physical Standards Test)/PET (Physical Endurance Test) will be organized and conducted by the CAPFs (Central Armed Police Forces). Candidates qualified in PST/PET will be further called for a medical examination organized by the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA).

SSC GD Constable 2018 Number Of Vacancies

The total number of SSC constable (GD) vacancies is 54953. On the basis of official notification, we can say that this year SSC will conduct written examination for more than 54,000 vacancies of constable & rifleman. However, this number of vacancies is a rough figure and can be increase or decrease. Forces-wise number of vacancies to be filled through Constable (GD) 2018 examination is given in below table.

S.No.ForceNo. of Vacancies (Male)No. of Vacancies (female)Grand total

SSC GD 2018 Eligibility Criteria

SSC Constable (GD) 2018 Eligibility Criteria has been given below

  • Nationality/Citizenship : Only Indian citizens can apply for SSC Constable (GD) 2018.
  • Age Limits (As on 1st of August 2018)SSC Constable (GD) 2018 interested candidate should be at least 18 years old but not more than 23 years. According to the rules of Government of India, relaxation in maximum age limit will be given to the candidates of special categories. For claiming age relaxation, candidates have to produce supportive document/certificate issued by concerned government authority.
Category nameAge-relaxation
SC/ST5 years
OBC3 years
Ex-servicemen3 years
Dependent & children of victims killed in Gujarat communal riots of 2002 or 1984 riotsFor SC / ST – 10 years
For OBC – 8 years
For general – 5 years

Note : For more details, please go through official recruitment notice or visit SSC’s website.

  • Essential Educational Qualification (As on 1st of August 2018) : Candidates who want to apply for this upcoming recruitment examination should be passed in 10th/Matriculation examination from a recognized state or central board.

SSC GD Constable 2018 Application Fee

After attempting online application, candidates have to pay a fee of Rs 1o0/- as their application fee for SSC Constable 2018 Exam. This amount of application fee is applicable for all the candidates except women aspirants as well as candidates belonging to ST, SC & ex-servicemen categories.

Category nameAmount to be paid as application fee (in Rs)
Scheduled CasteNo fee
Scheduled TribeNo fee
Ex-servicemenNo fee
Women candidatesNo fee

Candidates can pay their application fee online by using SBI challan/net banking/debit and credit cards. Candidates are required to know that fee once paid will not be refunded or transferred under any circumstances.

SSC GD Constable 2018 Application Form & Process

All the candidates have to attempt and submit SSC constable 2018 online application form on SSC’s website before September 30th 2018 till 5 PM. But, before attempting online application, candidates must read the instructions carefully available on the website. Online application will be completed in two parts:

  • Part I registration
  • Part II registration

How To Fill SSC GD Constable 2018 Online Application?

  • Go to the SSC’s official website@
  • Now, click on the ‘Click Here to Apply’ link available under ‘Recruitment of Constable (GD) in CAPFs, 2018’ main heading
  • On clicking the said link, you will be landed on a new page where you have to make Part I & II registration carefully
  • For Part I, click on the ‘Register’ button available under ‘New Registration’ heading
  • Fill the required details carefully and click on the ‘Submit’ button
  • Now, you will see registration no. on your computer’s screen. Note it down carefully as you will need it for Part II registration
  • Now, go to Part II registration by entering your ‘Registration no.’ & ‘password’
  • Write the text as shown in the box and click on the ‘Submit’ button
  • In Part II application form, candidates have to pay their application fee and upload photograph and signature
  • After, completing all the formalities given in Part II application form, click on the ‘Submit’ button
  • Now, your application is finally submitted
  • Print it on A4 size paper to use in future

Note – Both Part I & II registrations are compulsory

SSC GD 2018 Written Test Pattern and Syllabus

SSC Constable (GD) 2018 Written test pattern and syllabus has been given in the official notification. Firstly, there will be an online examination i.e. Computer Based Examination for all those applicants who will successfully fill and submit an online application. Written test will be an online examination having 100 MCQs of 100 marks to be solved in 90 minutes. Question paper will be divided into four sections having equal number of MCQs- General Intelligence and Reasoning, General Knowledge and General Awareness, Elementary Mathematics & Hindi/English. The syllabus for the written examination is given in below table

Section NameNumber of MCQsImportant Topics
General Intelligence & Reasoning 25This section will have questions on analogies, similarities & differences, visual memory, discrimination, spatial visualization, spatial orientation, observation, arithmetical reasoning & figural classification, relationship concepts, non-verbal series, arithmetic number series, coding & decoding etc.
General knowledge & general awareness 25This section will have questions on India’s economy, culture, history, constitution, scientific research etc. This section contains MCQs for testing candidates’ general awareness of the environment around him/her.
Elementary Mathematics 25This section contains MCQs on problems relating to number systems, decimals & fractions & relationship between numbers, computation of whole numbers, fundamental arithmetical operations, ratio & proportion, averages, simple & compound interest, percentages, profit, loss & discount, ratio & time, time & work, time & distance, mensuration etc.
English/Hindi 25This section contains MCQs from basic comprehension.

Note – All the sections contain MCQs of 10th/Matriculation level. All the MCQs will be in Hindi & English only.

Physical Efficiency Test (PET)

Candidates qualified in Computer Based Examination will be called for Physical Efficiency Test (PET) / Physical Standard Test (PST). PET / PST will be conducted by CAPFs at several centres. PET consists of a race to be completed in assigned time. Time duration for a PET (race) will be as follows:

For male candidatesFor female candidates
For candidates belonging to Ladakh Region
1.6 kms race in 6 ½ minutes800 metres race in 4 minutes
For other candidates
5 kms race in 24 minutes1.6 Kms race in 8 ½ minutes

Physical Standard Test (PST)

Minimum height & chest standards for the post of Rifleman / Constable are:

ParticularsChest (in cms: unexpanded / minimum expansion)Height (in cms)
OBC, SC & General candidates80 / 5N/A170157
Applicants belonging to ST category76 / 5N/A162.5150
Candidates belonging to the States of Jammu & Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh & Assam as well as following categories- Marathas, Dogras, Kumaonis, Garhwalis78 / 5N/A165155
Candidates hailing from North Eastern States of Tripura, Sikkim, Nagaland, Mizoram, Meghalaya, Manipur, & Arunachal Pradesh77 / 5N/A162.5152.5

Note: For more details, please refer to official recruitment notice. Link to read / download official recruitment notice is given above.

Medical Examination

After qualifying PET / PST, candidates should have to go through a detailed medical examination (DME). At the time of detailed medical examination, document verification will be done.

SSC GD Constable 2018 Admit Card

Few days prior to the written test, the Staff Selection Commission will issue SSC GD Constable 2018 Admit cards to the candidates. To download your admit card, you need to login into your account available on SSC’s website.

How I Download My SSC GD Constable 2018 Admit Card for Written Test?

  • Open SSC’s official website in your browser @
  • Now, login with the registration no. & password
  • Now, find and click on the ‘Admit Card’ button
  • Your admit card will be appeared on your computer’s screen
  • Download and print it

SSC GD Constable 2018 Exam Centres

This year, SSC will offer a chance to candidates to select centers for examination of their choice. This selection of examination centres will have to be done at the time of attempting online application. Names of few examination centres are Bhagalpur, Agra, Muzaffarpur, Bareilly, Kanpur, Meerut, Varanasi, Allahabad, Patna, Lucknow, Gorakhpur, Sambalpur, Kolkata, Midnapur, Gangtok, Bangalore, Delhi, Thrissur, Kochi, Haldwani, Kota, Jaipur, Kohima, Rajkot, Jhabua, Kargil, Baramula, Jalandhar, Bilaspur, Srinagar(J&K), Jammu, Ambikapur, Indore, Jabalpur, Jagdalpur, Guna, Chindwara, Chattarpur, Mandsaur and so on.

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SSC GD Constable 2018 Result

After few days from the date of written examination, SSC will release answer key and results on its website. To check SSC Constable (GD) 2018 result, candidates have to visit SSC’s website after result announcement. Exact date of result announcement is yet to be released by the Staff Selection Commission. Candidates qualified in written test will be called for medical examination organized by the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA). 

Finally, if you still have any question or query then write it in the below comment section.

We Wish You Best of Luck for Aspirants of SSC Constable (GD) 2018.


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