The exam analysis for SSC GD Constable Exam 2021 is out. The analysis is done by experts by carefully examining each question of the paper while also taking feedback from all candidates who have appeared in the exam.

SSC GD Constable exam 2021 has been conducted from November 16, 2021, to December 15, 2021, at various exam centres across the country. The commission has given relaxation to candidates holding NCC certificates. Those who are holding NCC ‘A’, ‘B’, and ‘C’ Certificates will be provided relaxation of 5%, 3%, and 2% respectively. Candidates can have a look at the SSC GD previous years papers to have an idea about the level of exam. 

What is SSC GD?

SSC GD is the department that is responsible for recruiting candidates for Constable and Riflemen posts. The full form of SSC GD is Staff Selection Commission General Duty.

SSC GD Highlights 2021

The SSC GD exam offers entry-level job designation as Constable (General Duty) and Rifleman (General Duty). If one wants to serve the nation through security forces, this is a good option to begin your career. The table below illustrates different factors about the exam that you should know :

Name of ExamSSC GD
SSC GD Full FormStaff Selection Committee General Duty
Organization NameStaff Selection Committee
PostConstable and Rifleman (General Duty)
Mode of ApplicationOnline
Application Fees

General: INR 100/-

Female/SC/ST/Ex-Servicemen: NIL

Mode of ExamOnline
Exam LanguageEnglish and Hindi
Selection process
  1. Computer-Based Examination (CBE)
  2. Physical Efficiency Test (PET) / Physical Standard Test (PST)
  3. Medical Exam
Job LocationAcross nation
Official Website
GD Dates

SSC GD Important Dates 2021

SSC GD notification 2021 for Constable has released on July 17, 2021. To know more about the SSC GD 2021 important events, go through the following content:

Release of SSC GD 2021 NotificationJuly 17, 2021
Beginning of Application processJuly 17, 2021
End of Application ProcessAugust 31, 2021
Last Date to Pay Fee OnlineSeptember 02, 2021
Last Date to Generate Offline ChallanSeptember 04, 2021
Last Date to Pay Fee OfflineSeptember 07, 2021
Computer-Based ExamNovember 16, 2021, to December 15, 2021
GD Eligibility

SSC GD Eligibility Criteria 2021

For the post of general duty constable, the basic eligibility criteria include educational qualification and age limit. The detailed SSC GD eligibility criteria have been mentioned below :

  • Nationality: The candidate should be a citizen of India
  • Age Limit: Candidate must be of the age between 18 and 23
  • Educational Qualification: Candidate must have cleared Class 10th from a recognized board. Candidates appearing for the Class 10th exam are not eligible
GD Applications

SSC GD Application Process 2021

Staff Selection Commission has released the SSC GD Constable 2021 notification on July 17, 2021. From the same date, the aspirants can start to apply for the exam online. The SSC GD application process 2021 will be continued till August 31, 2021. To apply for the exam, the aspirants have to visit the official website of SSC. The application fees are INR 100/- for the general category while female and SC/ST/Ex-Servicemen candidates are exempted from any application fee.

SSC GD 2021: How to Apply?

  • The SSC GD application form 2021 is released on the official website;
  • Those candidates willing to apply can apply online;
  • Visit the official website of the authority conducting the examination;
  • Go through the instructions prior to filling in the application form;
  • Fill in the required details;
  • Those candidates belonging to Jammu and Kashmir, the North Eastern States and the LWE can avail the application form both via online and offline modes;
  • Candidates can submit the application fee via credit card/debit card/ Net banking/ SBI Challan etc.
GD Admit Card

SSC GD 2021 Admit Card

It is advisable to download the admit card within a few days after it is released which will save you from the last-minute hustle. Candidates won’t be allowed inside the exam centre without a hard copy of their admit card.

The Staff selection commission will issue the SSC GD admit card 2021 before two to three weeks of the scheduled exam date. To download the admit card, the candidates have to visit the official regional website of SSC. To download the admit card, the candidates need to enter the required login credentials. The admit card for PET/PST and DME/RME will be issued and uploaded separately by CRPF.

GD Exam Pattern

SSC GD 2021 Selection Process

There are various stages in the SSC GD selection process 2021 and the details of the same are given below.

  • The selection criteria of SSC GD consists of the following steps: Computer-based Examination (CBE), Physical Efficiency Test (PET), Physical Standard Test (PST), and Detailed Medical Examination (DME)
  • The computer-based examination is carried out in an online mode
  • There is no negative marking for wrong answers in CBE
  • Candidates who clear CBE are eligible to appear for PET and PST
  • As a final, a detailed medical examination is carried out by a senior official.

SSC GD 2021 Exam Pattern

Following are the details of the SSC GD Exam Pattern in brief. However, the candidates must also check the detailed exam pattern of the SSC GD Constable.

  • The question papers for online exams are in Hindi and English.
  • The question papers for offline exams are in Hindi, English, and the regional language based on the location of the exam centre.
  • The papers are MCQ-based and consist of 100 questions.
  • The total time duration of the SSC GD exam is 90 minutes.
  • The paper has four sections– General Awareness, English/Hindi, Intelligence and Reasoning, Quantitative Aptitude.
  • There is a negative marking of 0.25 marks for each incorrect answer.
  • Each of the four sections contains 25 questions with a maximum mark of 25.
  • The candidates of the General category have to score a minimum of 35% to qualify for the next round.
  • The candidates of SC/ST/OBC have to score a minimum of 33% to qualify for the next round.

SSC GD Syllabus

The SSC GD Constable Syllabus is discussed below in brief. The table consists of the topics asked from each section.

General Intelligence & ReasoningAnalogies, Observation. Similarities and Differences, Spatial Visualization & Orientation, Visual Memory, Arithmetic Number Series, Arithmetic Reasoning, Non-Verbal Series, Coding and Decoding, etc.
General Knowledge & AwarenessHistory, Culture, Current Events of National, International, and Local interest, Geography, Economy, Politics, Indian Constitution, etc.
Mathematics (Elementary)Fractions, Mensuration, Time & Distance, Ratio, Time, Profit and Loss, Discount, Percentages, Arithmetic Operations, Decimals, etc.
Hindi/EnglishBasic Comprehension, Vocabulary, Passage, Essay, Grammar, Synonyms, etc.
GD Result

SSC GD Result

A key criterion of SSC GD is that the candidates have to acquire the minimum marks in CBE in order to be qualified for further tests and final merit. After the SSC GD results are out, candidates can check them using the following steps :

  1. Visit the official website of SSC at
  2. Click on the ‘Results’ button at the top of the homepage.
  3. Click on the ‘General Duty (GD)’ tab.
  4. Enter the details such as roll number, username, and password.
  5. View, downloadand save the result in the form of a PDF.
GD Salary

SSC GD Salary Structure

The basic salary of an SSC GD constable is INR 21,700 – 69,100. The salary depends upon the post the candidate is selected for. The allowances given witha basic salary of INR 21,700 is as follows :

Basic SalaryINR 21,700
Transport Allowance1224
House Rent Allowance2538
Dearness Allowance434
Total EarningsINR 25,896

Other than this, the other SSC GD Constable allowances and benefits are :

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  • Transportation Allowance
  • Medical Facilities
  • Pension Facilities
  • Annual Paid Leaves
  • Security Allowances
  • Field Allowances