SSC GD Constable 2018 Recruitment Notification, Apply 57000 Vacancies

SSC GD Constable 2018 Recruitment notification is out! Staff Selection Commission (SSC) has finally declared the notice of most awaited notification of GD Constable Recruitment 2018 concerning various eligible candidates for the post of CAPF (Central Armed Police Force). The notification will be released on 21st July, 2018 on the official website of SSC. Interested candidates can start filling the online application forms, once the link gets activated. All the students can check this article for the complete information about SSC Constable GD 2018. The important sections are Important dates, application fee, eligibility criteria, selection process and exam pattern.

Download SSC GD Constable 2018 Notification Notice

Important Update: The GD Constable 2018 Recruitment notification for CAPFs, NIA, SSF and Rifleman (GD) in Assam Rifles will be published soon on the official website of Staff Selection Commission on 21st July 2018.

SSC GD Constable 2018 notification

SSC GD Constable 2018 Important Dates

The commencement date for application forms is yet to be announced along with all the other dates of various events. Kindly keep track, we will update you as soon as possible.

Events Dates
SSC GD Constable Notification 2018 Date 21st July 2018
SSC GD Constable Online Application Form Start Date To be notified later
Last date of Application Forms To be notified later
SSC GD Constable Exam Date 2018 To be notified later
Admit Card To be notified later

SSC GD Constable Vacancy 2018

According to the latest updates, Staff Selection Commission is recruiting to fulfill the total number of 57,000 vacancies for the post of General Duty Constable (GD). These vacancies will be further divided into different categories in the next update from the SSC.

SSC GD Constable Last Year Vacancies

Posts for Male Candidates
Forces SC ST OBC GEN Total Vacancy
BSF 2892 1699 4204 9463 18258
CISF 697 392 1410 2399 4898
CRPF 3990 2495 4993 12375 28751
SSB 999 498 1424 2998 5919
ITBP 517 390 682 1906 3495
AR 49 55 61 258 423
NIA 19 9 29 49 106
SSF 27 46 62 242 377

Posts for Female Candidates

Forces SC ST OBC GEN Total Vacancy
BSF 800 498 1123 2765 5186
CISF 85 44 146 290 565
CRPF 354 196 490 1000 2040
SSB 100 59 179 347 685
ITBP 50 45 97 182 374
AR 49 59 67 159 334
NIA 3 0 4 5 12
SSF 6 8 9 20 43

Application Fee

There is no application fee for the students who belong to SC/ST categories. Rs. 50 will be charged from the candidates of general or OBC categories for the application process.

S.No. Categories Fee
1. General/OBC Rs. 50/-
2. SC/ST No Fees

How to Apply Online for SSC Constable 2018?

The step by step procedure for filling the online application form is given below.

  • Go to the official website of SSC i.e
  • Click on the “Apply” link.
  • Go to the “GD-Constable” option.
  • Fill all the necessary information such as Name, Address, Email, Mobile Number, Category,  Educational Qualifications etc.
  • Fill the identification mark in SSC Constable GD as it would be checked during the physical test.
  • Pay the prescribed fees and click on the ‘Submit’ button.
  • Download a printout of the filled registration form for future use.

Eligibility Criteria

There are mainly two criteria that every candidate must fulfill in order to secure the post of Constable GD. these criteria are:-

  • Educational Qualification:- The candidate who are interested in applying must have passed graduation degree/ diploma/ 10th standard from a recognized university, board or an institution of the country.
  • Age Limit:- All the candidates who are applying must be at least 18 years old but their age should not exceed 23 years of age. There are some age relaxation rules applied by the Government of India on the reserved categories. These relaxations are:-
Categories Age Relaxation
OBC 03 years
ST/SC 05 years
Ex-Servicemen (OBC) 06 years
Ex-Servicemen (SC/ST) 08 years
  • Physical Standard
Standards Males Females
Height 170 cms 157 cms
Chest Expanded 80 cms

Minimum expansion 5 cm

SSC Constable GD 2018 Selection Process

The SSC Constable GD 2018 exam will be divided into three main steps. These steps are:-

  1. Physical Standards Test & Physical Efficiency Test
  2. Written Examination
  3. Medical Test

Exam Pattern For Written Examination

For written examination, there are four subjects candidates need to focus on, Elementary Mathematics, General Knowledge & General Awareness,General Intelligence & Reasoning and English/Hindi Language. The exam duration of this exam would be of 2 hours. One mark would be awarded for every correct answer and 1/4th mark would be deducted for every wrong answer.

S.NO Subjects Number of Questions Total Marks
1 Elementary Mathematics 25 25
2 General Knowledge & General Awareness 25 25
3 General Intelligence & Reasoning 25 25
4 English/ Hindi Language 25 25
TOTAL 100 100

Examination Pattern For PST & PET Tests:

Type Males Females
Time 24 minutes 8 minutes
Race 5 KM 1.6 KM

Medical Test Criteria

  Visual Acuity     Unaided   Uncorrected Visual Acuity    Color Vision   Refraction
   Near Vision   Distant Vision
  Better Eye  Worst Eye   Better Eye Worse Eye
  N6   N9 6/6

   6/9    CP-2  Visual correction of any kind is not  permitted even by glasses.


The result will be announced after the examination would be conducted. Candidates can check it from the official website of SSC. The final selection would be based on all the three phases of examination discussed above.

We have provided all the relevant information related to SSC Constable GD Recruitment 2018. If any queries pop up, kindly let us know by contacting us through comment section. It would be our pleasure to help you out!

All the best!

Varun Singh

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