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SSC GD Constable 2018: Job Profile, Vacancies, Pay Scale and Promotion Policy

Aug 17, 2018 12:03 IST
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SSC GD Constable Job Profile, Vacancies, Pay Scale and Promotion Policy
SSC GD Constable Job Profile, Vacancies, Pay Scale and Promotion Policy

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). This year SSC has announced total 54953 vacancies for Constable (GD) Post. 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.

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). In this article, we are going to provide you all the information related to the post Constable (GD); be it the nature of the work, postings, pay scales or the promotion policies.

Let us first look at the work responsibilities of a Constable (GD) in detail:

SSC GD Constable Job Profile

Job Profile of GD Constable in CAPF Departments

Let’s have a look at the role and responsibilities allocated to the GD constables in CAPF Departments:

  • He/ she will be appointed as an in-charge of guard or escort at the time of deputation.
  • He/she will be liable to obey the duties handed over by the SHO to him. GD Constables come directly under the supervision of SHO. So, any other task or duties assigned by the SHO will have to be performed by the GD Constables.
  • GD Constables are responsible for the overall activities in absence of Assistant Sub-Inspector and Sub-inspectors.
  • He/she has authority to inquire and investigate any case, if Sub-Inspector asks him/her to do so.
  • Duties of Station Writer in rural and urban areas might also be a part of GD Constable’s role.
  • Apart from that, if you are promoted to Head Constable, then you will be mainly employed to be in charge of police stations.

 

SSC GD Constable 2018 Vacancies in CAPF Departments

Before analyzing the detailed Salary Structure of GD Constable, let us first have a look at the total number of vacancies announced by SSC for this post in 2018.

The details of total 54,953 vacancies for Constable (GD) Post in CAPFs Departments (2018) are as under:

2018 GD Constable Vacancies for Male Candidates

Positions

SC

ST

OBC

GEN

Vacancies

BSF

2351

1341

3267

7477

14436

CISF

26

13

47

94

180

CRPF

3894

1586

4230

10263

19973

SSB

1041

610

1420

3450

6521

ITBP

533

366

726

1882

3507

AR

290

361

448

1212

2311

NIA

Nil

1

2

5

8

SSF

38

47

75

212

372

Total

8172

4325

10215

24595

47307

2018 GD Constable Vacancies for Female Candidates

Positions

SC

ST

OBC

GEN

Vacancies

BSF

412

235

575

1326

2548

CISF

2

5

13

20

CRPF

328

12

398

856

1594

SSB

338

159

477

1051

2025

ITBP

97

60

128

334

619

AR

96

115

150

404

765

NIA

Nil

Nil

Nil

Nil

Nil

SSF

10

7

18

40

75

Total

1283

588

1751

4024

7646

Grand Total

SC

ST

OBC

GEN

Vacancies

9455

4913

11966

28619

54953

Note:

  • Candidates selected for appointment are liable to serve anywhere in India.
  • 10% vacancies are earmarked for Ex-Servicemen (ExS). If suitable Ex-servicemen candidates are not available, vacancies reserved for Ex-servicemen will be filled by non-Ex servicemen candidates of respective categories.
  • Vacancies are state/ UT wise hence a candidate must submit domicile/ Permanent Residential Certificate against his/ her state/ UT.
  • The appointment of candidates after selection is subject to availability of seats in training facilities of various CAPFs. As such, candidates may be appointed in phases in accordance with availability of training space.

Know the Detailed Exam Pattern of the SSC GD Constable 2018 Exam

Border Security Force (BSF)

BSF is largely employed for Internal Security Duties and other law and order duties on the requisition of the State Government. Being a Central Armed Police Force, it can be entrusted with policing duties at any place apart from its mandate. The major role performed by BSF:

  • To protect the Indo-Pakistan and Indo-Bangladesh Border.
  • To promotes the sense of security among the people living in the border areas.
  • To prevent trans-border crimes, unauthorized entry into or exit from the territory of India.
  • To prevent smuggling and any other illegal activities on the Border.
  • Anti-infiltration duties.
  • To collect trans-border intelligence.

2018 Vacancies in Border Security Force (BSF)

Category

Male

Female

Total

SC

2351

412

2763

ST

1341

235

1576

OBC

3267

575

3842

GEN

7477

1326

8803

Total

14436

2548

16984

Central Industrial Security Force (CISF)

The major roles performed by CISF are:

  • To provide security to various PSU’s and other important infrastructures.
  • To protect the Government infrastructure projects and industrial units.
  • The CISF is in charge of airport security at all commercial airports in India.
  • Security on the Delhi Metro is handled by the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF),
  • Besides providing protection, safety, and security to Industrial undertaking/installations, CISF also offers protection against Fire hazards.
  • Special Security Group (SSG) provides security cover to persons nominated by the Home Ministry

2018 Vacancies in Central Industrial Security Force (CISF)

Category

Male

Female

Total

SC

26

2

28

ST

13

Nil

13

OBC

47

5

52

GEN

94

13

107

Total

180

20

200

Central Reserved Police Force (CRPF)

CRPF is the largest paramilitary organisation of the country and is actively looking after the internal security of every part of India and are were even operating abroad as part of Indian Peace Keeping Force (IPKF) and the United Nations peacekeeping missions. It is performing a variety of duties ranging from VIP security to election duties, from guarding of vital installations to the counter-naxal operations.

2018 Vacancies in Central Reserved Police Force (CRPF)

Category

Male

Female

Total

SC

3894

328

4222

ST

1586

12

1598

OBC

4230

398

4628

GEN

10263

856

11119

Total

19973

1594

21567

Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB)

The major roles performed by SSB are:

  • To protect the Indo – Nepal and Indo – Bhutan borders.
  • To prevent cross-border crimes, smuggling and other anti-national activities.

2018 Vacancies in Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB)

Category

Male

Female

Total

SC

1041

338

1379

ST

610

159

769

OBC

1420

477

1897

GEN

3450

1051

4501

Total

6521

2025

8546

Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP)

ITBP is a multi-dimensional force which primarily has 5 functions:

  • To protect the border between India & China (from Ladakh to Arunachal Pradesh)
  • Vigil on the northern borders, detection and prevention of border violations, and promotion of the sense of security among the local populace.
  • To check illegal immigration and trans-border smuggling.
  • To provide security to sensitive installations and threatened VIPs.
  • To restore and preserve order in any area in the event of disturbance.
  • To maintain the peace in the assigned areas

2018 Vacancies in Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP)

Category

Male

Female

Total

SC

533

97

630

ST

366

60

426

OBC

726

128

854

GEN

1882

334

2216

Total

3507

619

4126

Rifleman (General Duty) in Assam Rifles

Assam Rifles is a potent organization with 46 battalions and its associated command and administrative back up. It is designated by the Group of Ministers (GoM) committee as the Border Guarding Force for the Indo – Myanmar border and is also its lead intelligence agency. It is under the control of the Indian Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) and they perform many roles including:

  • Provision of internal security under the control of the army through the conduct of counter insurgency and border security operations,
  • Provision of aid to the civil power in times of emergency, and
  • Provision of communications, medical assistance and education in remote areas.
  • In times of war they can also be used as a combat force to secure rear areas if needed.

2018 Vacancies in Assam Rifles

Category

Male

Female

Total

SC

290

96

386

ST

361

115

476

OBC

448

150

598

GEN

1212

404

1616

Total

2311

765

3076

Secretariat Security Force (SSF)

The Secretariat Suraksha Dal (Secretariat Security Force) is constituted under a chief security officer who is equivalent to the rank of Deputy Superintendent of Police. This unit is responsible for entry in Secretariat premises, posting of guards at Secretariat gates and other places of premises, maintenance of internal discipline, entry of vehicles and its parking, protection of Secretariat property and regulation for taking out material out of Secretariat premises.

2018 Vacancies in Secretariat Security Force (SSF)

Category

Male

Female

Total

SC

38

10

48

ST

47

7

54

OBC

75

18

93

GEN

212

40

252

Total

372

75

447

National Investigation Agency (NIA)

NIA functions as the Central Counter Terrorism Law Enforcement Agency in India.

2018 Vacancies in National Investigation Agency (NIA)

Category

Male

Female

Total

SC

Nil

Nil

ST

1

Nil

1

OBC

2

Nil

2

GEN

5

Nil

5

Total

8

Nil

8

 

Salary Structure and Allowances of GD Constable

The Pay Scale of SSC GD Constable after 7th Pay Commission is Rs 21700- 69100:

Designation at CAPF Departments

Pay Scale

Grade Pay

GD Constable/ Rifleman GD

21700- 69100 (PB – 1)

Rs. 2000

Let’s look at the dummy Salary Slip of a GD Constable in a CAPF Department:

Salary of GD Constable under Grade Pay Rs.2000 (PB-1)

Earnings

Amount (Rs.)

Deductions

Amount (Rs.)

Basic

21700

CGHS

125

Transportation Allowance

(City – A1)

1224

(1200 + 24)

CGEGIS

30

House Rent Allowance

(City – X)

2538

Pension Contribution

2214

Dearness Allowance

434

 

 

Total Earnings

25896

Total Deductions

2369

Net Earnings

23527

 

Apart from the Basic Pay, a Constable (GD) is entitled to several other benefits and allowance as mentioned below:

  • Dearness Allowance (DA)
  • Transportation Allowance
  • House Rent Allowance (HRA)
  • Medical Facilities
  • Pension Schemes
  • Gratuity
  • Annual Paid Leaves

 

SSC GD Constable Promotion Policy

After certain period, there are chances of promotion for a Constable (GD) deputed under different CAPF Departments. However, the time period is different for all departments. Many a times, candidates might have to take departmental exams for promotions. While at certain times promotions are also given considering the number of years given to the service by the candidate.

Let us see the organizational hierarchy and promotion flow of a Constable (GD) in descending order:

SSC GD Constable Promotion

So before starting the preparation of SSC GD Constable 2018 Exam, candidates are advised to first have a look at the job profile, salary structure, total number of vacancies and promotion policy for this post. If you found this information on ‘SSC GD Constable 2018: Job Profile, Vacancies, Pay Scale and Promotion Policy’ useful, then do visit www.jagranjosh.com/staff-selection-commission-ssc for more such information on SSC EXAM 2018.

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