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SSC GD Constable 2018 Exam Pattern: Computer Based Examination, Physical Test & Medical Examination

Sep 3, 2018 11:40 IST
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SSC GD Constable 2018 Exam Pattern
SSC GD Constable 2018 Exam Pattern

The Staff Selection Commission will conduct an open examination for recruitment to the posts of Constable (General Duty) in Border Security Force (BSF), Central Industrial Security Force (CISF), Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF), Indo Tibetan Border Police (ITBP), Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB), National Investigation Agency (NIA) and Secretariat Security Force (SSF) and Rifleman (General Duty) in Assam Rifles as per the Recruitment Scheme formulated by the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA).

Candidates can apply for this post now as the registration process has been started from 17th August, 2018 till 17th September, 2018. The process of submitting applications for the said recruitment examination consists of two parts: (i) One-Time Registration and (ii) Filling of online Application Form.

SSC will soon be announcing the date of Computer Based Examination (CBE). So, the time has come to gear up the speed of preparation for SSC GD Constable 2018 exam. Let’s look at the exam pattern of SSC GD Constable 2018 exam in detail:

SSC GD Constable 2018 Exam Pattern

The recruitment process for SSC GD Constable 2018 Exam will consist of Computer Based Examination (CBE), Physical Efficiency Test (PET), Physical Standard Test (PST) and Detailed Medical Examination (DME):

SSC GD Constable Exam Pattern

All these stages of the examination are mandatory. Physical Efficiency Test (PET)/ Physical Standard Test (PST)/ Detailed Medical Examination (DME)/ Review Medical Examination (RME) will be scheduled and conducted by the CAPFs. Details of these Papers/ Tests are as follows:

Phase-I: Computer Based Examination (CBE)

The Computer based examination will consist of one objective type paper containing 100 questions carrying 100 marks, with the following composition:

Sections

Subject

Number of Questions

Maximum Marks

Duration/ Time Allowed

Part-A

General Intelligence and Reasoning

25

25

90 minutes

Part-B

General Knowledge and

General Awareness

25

25

Part-C

Elementary Mathematics

25

25

Part-D

English/ Hindi

25

25

Total

100

100

Note:

  • All questions will be of Objective Multiple Choice Type.
  • Each question will carry 1 mark.
  • The exam will be conducted in English and Hindi only.

Resolution of tie cases:

In the event of tie in scores of candidates in the Computer Based Examination, such cases will be resolved by applying following criteria, one after another, till the tie is resolved:

a)      Total marks in Computer Based Examination.

b)      Marks in Part-A of Computer Based Examination.

c)      Marks in Part-B of Computer Based Examination.

d)      Date of Birth, with older candidates placed higher.

e)      Alphabetical order of names (starting with first name).

Know the Detailed Syllabus of SSC GD Constable 2018 Exam


Phase-II: Physical Efficiency Test (PET) and Physical Standard Test (PST)

Based on the performance in CBE, candidates will be shortlisted for PET/ PST by the Commission. Physical Efficiency Test (PET) and Physical Standard Test (PST) will be conducted at various centres finalized by the CAPFs. One cannot score well in this exam, if the candidate is not physically and medically fit. So let’s look at the various aspects of the below physical tests:

Physical Efficiency Test (PET):

PET

For Male Candidates

For Female Candidates

Race (for all candidates except belonging to Ladakh Region)

Race 5 Kms in 24 minutes

1.6 Kms in 8 and a half minutes

Race (Only for candidates of Ladakh Region)

1 Mile in 6 and a half minutes

800 metres in 4 minutes

Physical Standard Test (PST):

Physical standards laid down for the post of Constable/Rifleman are:

1. Height

Height

Height (in cms)

Male

Female

General, SC & OBC candidates (except those mentioned below)

170

157

Relaxations:

The minimum height for all candidates belonging to Scheduled Tribes

162.5

150

The minimum height for all Schedule Tribe candidates hailing from the North-Eastern States of Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Sikkim & Tripura and Naxal/ Left Wing Extremism affected Districts

160

147.5

The Minimum height for the candidates falling in the categories of Garhwalis, Kumaonis, Dogras, Marathas and candidates belonging to the States of Assam, Himachal Pradesh and Jammu & Kashmir

165

155

The minimum height for the candidates hailing from North Eastern States of Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Sikkim and Tripura

162.5

152.5

The minimum height for the candidates hailing from Gorkha Territorial Administration (GTA) comprising of the three Sub Division of Darjeeling District namely Darjeeling, Kalimpong and Kurseong and includes the following “Mouzas” Sub-Divisions of these Districts:

1. Lohargarh Tea Garden, 2. Lohagarh Forest, 3. Rangmohan, 4. Barachenga, 5. Panighata, 6. Chota Adalpur, 7. Paharu, 8. SuknaForest, 9. Sukna Part-I, 10. Pantapati Forest-1, 11. Mahanadi Forest, 12. Champasari Forest, 13. Salbari Chhatpart-II, 14. Sitong Forest, 15. Sivoke Hill Forest, 16. Sivoke Forest, 17. Chhota Chenga, 18. Nipania

157

152.5

2. Chest

Chest

Chest (in cms)

Male

Female

General, SC & OBC candidates (except those mentioned below)

80/5

N/A

Relaxations:

The minimum chest for all male candidates belonging to Scheduled Tribes

76/5

N/A

The minimum chest for male candidates falling in the categories of Garhwalis, Kumaonis, Dogras, Marathas and candidates belonging to the States of Assam, Himachal Pradesh and Jammu & Kashmir

78/5

N/A

The minimum chest for the candidates hailing from North Eastern States of Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Sikkim and Tripura and candidates hailing from Gorkha Territorial Administration (GTA) comprising of the three Sub-Division of Darjeeling District namely Darjeeling, Kalimpong and Kurseong and includes the following “Mouzas” Sub-Divisions of these Districts:

1. Lohargarh Tea Garden, 2. Lohagarh Forest, 3. Rangmohan, 4. Barachenga, 5. Panighata, 6. Chota Adalpur, 7. Paharu, 8. SuknaForest, 9. Sukna Part-I, 10. Pantapati Forest-1, 11. Mahanadi Forest, 12. Champasari Forest, 13. Salbari Chhatpart-II, 14. Sitong Forest, 15. Sivoke Hill Forest, 16. Sivoke Forest, 17. Chhota Chenga, 18. Nipania

77/5

N/A

3. Weight

For male and female candidates: Proportionate to height and age as per medical standards. The final decision of fitness/ unfitness in weight will be decided by the medical board at the time of medical examination based on the height and age chart on the day of medical examination and as per the height measured by the PST/ PET Board & as per guidelines for the same.

Note:

  • During PET/ PST, candidates who are found eligible on height parameters will undergo PET (race) followed by biometric/ technology aided identification.
  • Scrutiny of eligibility of candidates for any relaxation i.e. age, height and chest measurement will be carried out after qualifying PET (race) before PST by CAPFs PET/ PST Boards.

Phase-III: Detailed Medical Examination (DME)

Candidates will be shortlisted for Detailed Medical Examination (DME) from the pool of candidates who qualify PET/ PST. The purpose of medical examination is to ensure that medically fit candidates are accepted into the CAPFs.

The selected candidates will be medically examined by the Medical Boards constituted by the CAPFs to assess their physical and medical fitness as prescribed hereinafter:

1. Eye Sight:

Visual Acuity Unaided

Uncorrected Visual Acuity

Refraction

Color Vision

Near Vision

Distant Vision

Better Eye

Worse Eye

Better Eye

Worse Eye

Visual correction of any kind is not permitted even by glasses

CP-III BY

ISIHARA

N6

N9

6 / 6

6 / 9

2. Medical Test (X-Ray) chest-PA view, Haemoglobin, Urine routine/ microscopic examination will be must for all candidates under medical examination.

3. Examination of blood pressure, (Normal Range Systolic 100-140 mm of Hg, Diastolic 60 to 90 mm of Hg).

4. Haemoglobin: (Normal Range: 12-16 g/dL for male, 10-14 g/dL for female). Candidates with more than 18 g/dL will be considered unfit. Haemoglobin below 12 g/dL for male and below 10 g/dL for female will be considered as disqualified.

5. Tattoo: Following criteria has been fixed to determine permissibility of Tattoo:

a)      Content: Tattoo depicting religious symbol or figures and the name, as followed in Indian Army are to be permitted.

b)      Location: Tattoos marked on traditional sites of the body like inner aspect of forearm, but only left forearm, being non saluting limb or dorsum of the hands are to be allowed.

c)      Size: Must be less than 1/4 of the particular part (Elbow or Hand) of the body.

6. The candidate must not have knock knee, flat foot, varicose vein or squint in eyes.

At the time of Detailed Medical Examination (DME), following documents will be verified:

  • Matriculation/ Secondary Examination Certificate to prove age, name and educational qualification.
  • Domicile Certificate/ Permanent Resident Certificate (PRC) issued by the competent authority.
  • Certificate from serving defense personnel.
  • Undertaking from Ex-Servicemen candidates regarding completion of engagement in Armed Forces.
  • Caste Certificate from the candidates seeking reservation/ age relaxation.
  • Certificate from candidates who wish to avail relaxation in height/ chest measurement.
  • Certificate from District Collector/ District Magistrate in respect of dependent applicants of riot victims.
  • Nativity/ Identity Certificate by West Pakistani Refugee.

Note: Collection of required eligibility certificates/ documents from the candidates and their verification will be carried out at the time of Detailed Medical Examination (DME) by the CAPFs.

Know the Detailed Job Profile and Vacancies for the post of GD Constable


Final result along with force allocation will be declared by the Commission based on the performance of candidates in the Computer Based Examination. Physical Standard Test, Physical Efficiency Test and Detailed Medical Examination will be of qualifying nature.

After going through the above exam pattern of SSC GD Constable 2018 Exam, you must have now understood that mere studying hard would not help you in clearing this exam. Candidates must make themselves physically and mentally fit through physical exercises to clear the physical and medical tests.

If you found this information on ‘SSC GD Constable 2018 Exam Pattern: Computer Based Examination (CBE), Physical Tests (PET/ PST) and Medical Examination (DME)’ useful, then do visit www.jagranjosh.com/staff-selection-commission-ssc for more such information on SSC 2018 EXAM.

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