SSC GD Constable 2022

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  • Written by Hrushikesh Vyas
  • Last Modified on 14-03-2023
  • Written by Hrushikesh Vyas
  • Last Modified on 14-03-2023

About SSC GD Constable Exam 2022

About Exam

The Staff Selection Commission conducts SSC General Duty (GD) Constable exam. It is a national-level exam to recruit candidates for the post of Constable (General Duty) in the Border Security Force (BSF), Central Industrial Security Force (CISF), Indo Tibetan Border Police (ITBP), Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB), Secretariat Security Force (SSF), and Rifleman (General Duty) in Assam Rifles (AR). The exam date for SSC GD 2022-23 exam is January 10 to February 14, 2023. 

This recruitment is open to candidates who have completed matriculation/Class 10 and are between the age of 18 to 23 years. The selection process involves a Computer-based Examination, Physical Efficiency Test (PET)/ Physical Standard Test (PST), Medical Exam, and Document Verification. Candidates have to clear all the stages to get selected for Constable (General Duty) posts. Read on to know more about SSC GD 2022 exam.

SSC GD Constable 2022 Exam Summary

Before getting into the detailed information, candidates should check the SSC GD 2022-23 exam overview below:

Particulars Details
Exam Name SSC General Duty (GD) Constable
Exam Conducting Authority Staff Selection Commission (SSC)
Level of Exam National-level
Frequency of Exam Once a Year
Mode of Application Online
Mode of Exam Online
Examination Fee Rs. 100/-
(Exempted for Women, SC, ST, Ex-servicemen)
Stages of Exam Four Stages:
Computer-based Examination (CBE)
Physical Efficiency Test (PET)/ Physical Standard Test (PST)
Medical Examination
Document Verification
Total Vacancies 46,435
Salary Pay Scale 3 (Rs. 21,700 – Rs. 69,100)
Official Website

SSC GD Constable 2022 Latest Update

Exam Pattern

Check all the latest news and updates related to SSC GD Constable 2022 below:

  • February 09, 2023: The SSC GD vacancy has been released for various departments. A total of 46,435 posts have been made available.
  • January 03, 2023: The SSC GD Admit Card 2022 has been released for all regions.

SSC GD Constable 2022 Notification

Exam Syllabus

The Staff Selection Commission released the SSC GD Constable 2022 exam notification on October 27, 2022. The notification included all the necessary information such as the age limit, how to apply, benefits and allowances, and others. Candidates check the notification on the official website, i.e., Furthermore, they can also download it from the direct link provided below:

Download the SSC GD Constable 2022 official notification

SSC GD Constable 2022 Important Dates

Study Plan to Maximise Score

Candidates can check the table below to know all the SSC GD Constable important dates 2022:

Events Dates
Official Notification Release Date October 27, 2022
SSC GD Apply Online 2022 Starts October 27, 2022
Last Date to Fill Application Form November 30, 2022
SSC GD Admit Card 2022 December 28, 2022
SSC GD Exam Date 2022 January 10, 2023, to February 14, 2023
SSC GD Result Declaration March 2023
Admit Card for PET/PST To Be Notified Later
Date of PET/PST To Be Notified Later
Date of PET/PST Result Announcement To Be Notified Later

SSC GD Constable 2022 Vacancy

Previous Year Analysis

SSC has declared 46,435 constable vacancies, of which 41,250 are for male candidates and 5010 are for female candidates. Candidates can refer to the below table for the vacancies details:

(Part 1)

Force No. Of Vacancies for Male No. of Vacancies for Female Grand Total
BSF 17883 3169 21052
CISF 5447 613 6060
CRPF 10589 580 11169
SSB 2031 243 2274
ITBP 1607 283 1890
AR 3533 68 3601
SSF 160 54 214
Total 41,250 5,010 46,260

(Part 2)

SSC also released the vacancies in the NCB separately as follows:

Force Total
NCB 175
Grand Total (1 +2) 46,435

SSC GD Constable Salary & Job Profile 2022

As per the recruitment scheme formulated by the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) and the Memorandum of Understanding signed between the Ministry of Home Affairs and the Staff Selection Commission, the selected candidate will have to serve the following roles:

  • General Duty Constable in Border Security Force (BSF), 
  • Central Industrial Security Force (CISF), 
  • Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP), 
  • Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB), 
  • Secretariat Security Force (SSF) and 
  • Rifleman (General Duty) in Assam Rifles (AR) 

Note: The selected candidates serve the government to maintain the rule of law, public order and internal security effectively and efficiently, to preserve national integrity and promote social harmony and development by upholding the supremacy of the Constitution.

SSC GD Constable Salary Structure

Candidates selected for SSC GD Constable posts in different regions will get Level 3 salaries. The salary of SSC GD Constable ranges from Rs. 21,700 to 69,100/-. Besides the pay scale, aspirants are also entitled to get various allowances and benefits as follows:

  • Dearness Allowance (DA)
  • Transport Allowance
  • House rent Allowance
  • Medical Facilities
  • Pension Scheme
  • Gratuity
  • Paid Leaves

SSC GD Constable 2022 Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible for the SSC GD 2022 exam, candidates must meet all of the eligibility requirements, including educational qualification, age limit, and physical standards. The SSC GD Constable eligibility criteria are provided below:

SSC GD Age Criteria

The minimum age to apply for GD Constable is 18 years, and the maximum age is 23 years. Candidates should not have been born earlier than August 2, 1998, and later than August 1, 2003.

Furthermore, there is certain age relaxation for some categories. Permissible relaxations in the upper age limit for different categories are as follows:

Category Age Relaxation on Upper Age Limit
SC/ ST 5 years
OBC 3 years
Ex-Servicemen 3 years after deduction of the military service rendered from the actual age as on the date of reckoning.
Children and dependent of victims killed in the 1984 riots or communal riots of 2002 in Gujarat (Unreserved) 5 years
Children and dependent of victims killed in the 1984 riots or communal riots of 2002 in Gujarat (OBC) 8 years
Children and dependent of victims killed in the 1984 riots or communal riots of 2002 in Gujarat (SC/ ST 10 years

Note: The date of birth filled by the candidate in the online application form should be the same as recorded in the Matriculation/ Secondary Examination Certificate.

SSC GD Educational Qualification

Candidates should have passed Matriculation or Class 10 from a recognised board or university.

SSC GD Constable 2022 Application Form

Topper List Success Stories

Candidates who are interested and eligible could apply for SSC GD Constable 2022 on the official website – To apply for the post, they first need to register themselves and then proceed to fill out the application form.

How to Fill SSC GD Application Form?

After registering, aspirants must follow the steps outlined below to apply online for SSC GD Constable 2022:

  • 1st Step: Registered candidates must log in to the official website,, using their credentials.
  • 2nd Step: After logging in, candidates should click the Apply Now button in the top menu of the homepage.
  • 3rd Step: Navigate to the SSC Application Page and click on the SSC GD Constable tab.
  • 4th Step: Click on the apply now link.
  • 5th Step: Fill in all of the required information and double-check it before submitting the form.
  • 6th Step: Candidates must then upload their signatures and photographs. Make sure to upload the photograph and signature in accordance with the SSC Guidelines for dimensions and file size.
  • 7th Step: Aspirants can complete their application forms by paying the online application fees after submitting all of the required details.

SSC GD Registration Fee

The following is the application fee for SSC General Duty Constable 2022

Category Application Fee
Women/ SC/ ST/ Ex-servicemen Nil
Other Candidates Rs. 100/-


  • Candidates will have to pay the application fee via online mode (Credit/Debit Cards or Net Banking or an E-challan).
  • E-challan of the application fee can be downloaded online. The payment can be made in cash at the nearest SBI branch.

SSC GD Constable 2022 Exam Centres

Exam counselling

Candidates should select three exam centres of their choice while filling in the online application. No request for the change of centre is considered later under any circumstances. The list of SSC GD Constable exam centres is mentioned in the table below:

SSC Region and States/ UTs Test Centres (Centre Code)
Central Region (CR)/ Bihar and Uttar Pradesh Bhagalpur(3201), Darbhanga (3202), Muzaffarpur(3205), Patna(3206), Purnea (3209), Agra(3001), Bareilly (3005), Gorakhpur (3007), Jhansi (3008), Kanpur(3009), Lucknow(3010), Meerut(3011), Prayagraj(3003), Varanasi(3013)
Eastern Region (ER)/ Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Jharkhand, Odisha, Sikkim and West Bengal Port Blair (4802), Ranchi(4205), Balasore(4601), Berhampore(Odisha) (4602), Bhubaneshwar(4604), Cuttack(4605), Dhenkanal(4611), Rourkela(4610), Sambalpur(4609), Gangtok(4001), Hooghly (4418), Kolkata(4410), Siliguri(4415)
Karnataka, Kerala Region (KKR)/ Lakshadweep, Karnataka and Kerala Kavaratti (9401), Belagavi (9002), Bengaluru (9001), Hubballi (9011), Kalaburagi (Gulbarga) (9005), Mangaluru (9008), Mysuru (9009), Shivamogga (9010), Udupi (9012). Ernakulam (9213), Kannur (9202), Kollam (9210), Kottayam (9205), Kozhikode (9206), Thrissur (9212), Thiruvananthapuram (9211).
Madhya Pradesh Sub-Region (MPR)/ Chhattisgarh and Madhya Pradesh Bhopal (6001), Gwalior(6005), Indore (6006), Jabalpur (6007), Satna (6014), Sagar (6015), Ujjain (6016), Bilaspur (6202), Raipur (6204), Durg-Bhilai (6205)
North Eastern Region (NER)/ Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland and Tripura. Itanagar(5001), Dibrugarh(5102), Guwahati(Dispur)(5105), Jorhat(5107), Silchar(5111), Churachandpur(5502), Imphal(5501), Ukhrul(5503), Shillong(5401), Aizawl(5701), Dimapur (5301), Kohima(5302), Agartala(5601)
Northern Region (NR)/ Delhi, Rajasthan and Uttarakhand Dehradun(2002), Haldwani(2003), Haridwar(2005), Roorkee(2006), Delhi(2201), Ajmer(2401), Alwar(2402), Bharatpur(2403), Bikaner(2404), Jaipur(2405), Jodhpur(2406), Kota(2407), Sriganganagar(2408), Udaipur(2409), Sikar(2411)
North Western Sub-Region (NWR)/ Chandigarh, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir, Ladakh and Punjab Chandigarh/Mohali(1601), Hamirpur(1202), Shimla(1203), Jammu(1004), Samba(1010), Srinagar(J&K)(1007), Leh(1005), Amritsar(1404), Jalandhar(1402), Patiala(1403)
Southern Region (SR)/ Andhra Pradesh, Puducherry, Tamil Nadu and Telangana. Chirala(8011), Guntur(8001), Kakinada (8009), Kurnool(8003), Nellore (8010), Rajahmundry(8004), Tirupati(8006), Vizianagaram(8012), Vijayawada (8008), Visakhapatnam(8007), Puducherry(8401), Chennai(8201), Coimbatore(8202), Madurai(8204), Salem(8205), Tiruchirapalli(8206), Tirunelveli(8207), Vellore (8208), Hyderabad(8601), Karimnagar (8604), Warangal(8603)
Western Region (WR)/ Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu, Goa, Gujarat and Maharashtra Panaji(7801), Ahmedabad(7001), Anand(7011), Gandhinagar(7012), Mehsana(7013), Rajkot(7006), Surat(7007), Vadodara(7002), Amravati(7201), Aurangabad(7202), Jalgaon(7214), Kolhapur(7203), Mumbai(7204), Nagpur(7205), Nanded (7206), Nashik(7207), Pune(7208)

SSC GD Constable 2022 Exam Pattern

Exam talks

Aspirants should check the exam pattern for SSC GD Constable to understand the question paper pattern. The SSC GD exam pattern contains sections, the number of questions, duration, and marking scheme. These details will help aspirants prepare better for the exam.

SSC GD Selection Process 2022

The SSC GD Constable selection process consists of the following four stages:

  • Computer-based Examination (CBE)
  • Physical Efficiency Test (PET)/ Physical Standard Test (PST)
  • Medical Examination
  • Document Verification

SSC GD Constable Marking Scheme

The SSC GD Constable question paper has four sections, i.e., General Intelligence and Reasoning, General Knowledge and General Awareness, Elementary Mathematics, and English/Hindi. Check the number of questions and marking scheme for each section below:

Part Subject Number of Questions Maximum Marks
Part A General Intelligence and Reasoning 25 25 marks
Part B General Knowledge and General Awareness 25 25 marks
Part C Elementary Mathematics 25 25 marks
Part D English/ Hindi 25 25 marks
Total 100 100 marks


  • All of the questions will be objective types.
  • CBE will consist of questions from the Matriculation level.
  • CBE will be available in English and Hindi language.
  • Each incorrect answer will result in a 0.25 marks deduction.

SSC GD Constable 2022 Syllabus

About Exam

The SSC GD Constable Syllabus comprises the following four sections:

  • General Intelligence and Reasoning 
  • General Knowledge and General Awareness
  • Quantitative Aptitude
  • English Comprehension

SSC GD General Intelligence and Reasoning Syllabus

Analytical aptitude and ability to observe and distinguish patterns will be tested through questions principally of non-verbal type. The syllabus includes the following topics:

  • Analogies
  • Similarities and Differences 
  • Spatial Visualisation
  • Spatial Orientation
  • Visual Memory
  • Discrimination
  • Observation
  • Relationship Concepts 
  • Arithmetical Reasoning
  • Figural Classification
  • Arithmetic Number Series 
  • Non-verbal Series 
  • Coding and Decoding

SSC GD General Knowledge and General Awareness Syllabus

Questions in this section will test the candidate’s general awareness of the environment around them, current affairs, everyday events, scientific aspects and observations will also be part of this section. The syllabus includes the following simple and interesting topics.

  • Sports
  • History 
  • Culture
  • Geography 
  • Economic Scene 
  • General Polity
  • Indian Constitution
  • Scientific Research

SSC GD Elementary Mathematics Syllabus

This paper will include questions on problems relating to 

  • Number Systems 
  • Computation of Whole Numbers
  • Decimals and Fractions 
  • Relationship between Numbers 
  • Fundamental arithmetical operations
  • Percentages
  • Ratio and Proportion 
  • Averages
  • Interest, Profit and Loss
  • Discount
  • Mensuration
  • Time and Distance
  • Ratio and Time
  • Time and Work

SSC GD English/ Hindi Syllabus

Candidates’ ability to understand basic English/Hindi and their basic comprehension would be tested. 

English Comprehension will be tested based on the following topics:

  • Spot the Error
  • Fill in the Blanks
  • Synonyms/Homonyms
  • Antonyms
  • Spellings/Detecting Mis-spelt words
  • Idioms & Phrases
  • One Word Substitution
  • Improvement of Sentences
  • Active/Passive Voice of Verbs
  • Conversion into Direct/Indirect narration
  • Shuffling of Sentence parts
  • Shuffling of a Sentences in a passage
  • Cloze Passage

Hindi language skill will be tested based on the following topics:

  • Verbal Ability
  • Vocabulary
  • Grammar
  • Comprehension, etc.

SSC GD Constable 2022 Preparation Tips

About Exam

Candidates are advised to thoroughly understand the GD Constable examination syllabus to plan and clear their examination with a good percentage. Here are some preparation tips for SSC GD Constable examination:

  • Know the latest syllabus completely.
  • Have a clear understanding of the SSC GD exam pattern.
  • Know the weak and strong areas. 
  • Prepare a timetable.
  • Refer to the best SSC GD Books
  • Practice SSC GD previous year papers.
  • Spend a little more time in the areas that are difficult.
  • Prepare study points.
  • Take SSC GD Mock Tests regularly.
  • Enrich general knowledge and get updated on current affairs by reading newspapers and watching the NEWS.
  • Be positive and confident about the study plan.
  • Don’t study without any breaks. Take a small break after studying for an hour.

SSC GD Constable Admit Card 2022

Eligibility Criteria

The Staff Selection Commission started releasing the SSC GD 2022 admit card for North-Western, Western, and Madhya Pradesh regions on December 28, 2022, online on its regional official website. However, the hall ticket for all regions has been issued on January 03, 2023. Candidates had to visit the regional website to download their hall tickets.

Furthermore, they must enter the registration number and password/date of birth to download the SSC GD Constable Admit Card 2022. The hall ticket contains the candidate’s details, exam centre name & address, roll number, and exam-related instructions. Aspirants must carry a printout of their hall tickets to the exam centre.

SSC GD Constable 2022 Answer Key

Admit Card

The Commission will soon publish the tentative SSC GD exam answer key online at Moreover, candidates need to enter their login credentials to download the key. The Commission also provides a chance for candidates to raise objections against the tentative answer key by paying the objection fee. Based on those objections, the officials publish the final answer key.

SSC GD Constable 2022 Result

Exam Answer key

The Staff Selection Commission will announce the SSC GD Constable exam result in March 2023. Aspirants can check the SSC GD Constable result online at The Commission releases the result in the form of a PDF. It contains roll numbers of candidates who have qualified for the next selection stage. In case of a tie in the score, the following tie-breaking criteria are used:

  • Marks in Part A of the computer-based examination
  • Marks in Part B of the computer-based examination
  • Date of birth, with older candidates placed first
  • Alphabetical order of names

SSC GD Constable 2022 Cut-off

Cut off

The cut-off is the minimum qualifying marks required for candidates to qualify for the next stage. Therefore, candidates must score equal to or higher than the cut-off marks to move to the next stage. The SSC GD Constable Cut-off depends on the following factors:

  • The number of candidates who appeared for the exam
  • Performance of candidates
  • The difficulty level of the exam
  • Vacancies

As the cut-off for the current year is yet to be released the expected cut-off marks are mentioned below:

Category Cut-off (Out of 100 Marks)
General 75 to 85 Marks
EWS 73 to 83 Marks
OBC 70 to 80 Marks
SC 60 to 70 Marks
ST 55 to 65 Marks

SSC GD Constable Previous Year Cut-off

Check the table below to know the previous year’s GD Constable cut-off marks:

SSC GD Cut-off 2021

List-1: Female Candidates Qualified Against All-India vacancies (SSF)

Category Cut-off (Out of 100 Marks)
General 75 to 85 Marks
EWS 73 to 83 Marks
OBC 70 to 80 Marks
SC 60 to 70 Marks
ST 55 to 65 Marks

List-2: Female candidates qualified against State/ UT-wise vacancies of Forces other than SSF

1970 4812 3432 7039 13714* 30967

List-3: Male Candidates Qualified Against All-India Vacancies (SSF)

Category Cut-off Details
Marks Part-A Marks Part-B Marks
EWS 76.66559 19.50 13.75
SC 72.57983 18.25 8.25
ST 71.47705 18.50 14.25
ESM 39.78192 19.75 4.75
OBC 78.67987 23.75 5.50
UR 79.61447 23.00 10.75

List-4: Male Candidates Qualified Against State/ UT-wise Vacancies of Forces Other Than SSF















FAQs on SSC GD Constable 2022

Freaquently Asked Questions

Few commonly asked questions related to SSC GD Constable 2022-23 are mentioned below:

Q: What is the number of vacancies for the GD constable 2022?

A: The officials have released 46,435 vacancies for SSC GD Constable 2022. 

Q: When was the official notification for the SSC GD Constable 2022 exam released? 

A: The SSC GD Constable 2022 notification was released on October 27, 2022.

Q: What is the SSC GD Constable examination fee for women candidates?

A: For women, SC, ST, and Ex-serviceman candidates, the examination fee is exempted. However, the examination fee is Rs. 100/- for general and OBC candidates.

Q: What was the last date to apply online for SSC GD Constable 2022? 

A: The last date to submit the SSC GD application form was November 30, 2022.

Q: What is the educational qualification required for SSC GD Constable 2022?

A: Candidates must have passed the Matriculation or Class 10 examination from a recognised board or university.

Q: What is the age limit for the SSC GD Constable exam?

A: The age of candidates should be between 18 to 25 years to be eligible for the exam.

Q: What is the salary of an SSC GD Constable?

A: Selected candidates will get a salary of Rs. 21,700-69,100/-.

Q: What is the selection process for SSC GD Constable?

A: The SSC GD selection process involves four stages, i.e., Computer-based Examination (CBE), Physical Efficiency Test (PET)/ Physical Standard Test (PST), Medical Examination, and Document Verification.

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