SSC Constable Recruitment 2024: Apply for 26,146 GD Posts in CAPFs

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Explore the SSC Constable Recruitment 2024, offering 26,146 vacancies for Constable (GD) positions in esteemed security forces. Learn about eligibility, application process, and the detailed selection procedure to kickstart your career.

SSC Constable Recruitment 2024

The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) invites applications for Constable (General Duty) positions in various prestigious security forces, including Border Security Force (BSF), Central Industrial Security Force (CISF), and more. Seize this opportunity and apply online for 26,146 vacancies.

SSC Constable Recruitment 2024 Details:

  • Name of the Post: Constable (General Duty)
  • Exam Name: Constable (GD) in Central Armed Police Forces (CAPFs), SSF, and Rifleman (GD) in Assam Rifles Examination, 2024
  • Total Vacancies: 26,146 posts

Category-wise Breakdown:

  • Male: 23,347 posts
  • Female: 2,799 posts

Organization-wise Vacancies:

  • BSF: 6,174
  • CISF: 11,025
  • CRPF: 3,337
  • SSB: 635
  • ITBP: 3,189
  • AR: 1,490
  • SSF: 296
  • Total: 26,146

Pay Scale: Pay Level-3 (Rs 21,700-69,100)

Eligibility Criteria of SSC Constable Recruitment 2024:

  • Nationality: Must be a citizen of India. Domicile/PRC against the state/UT is mandatory.
  • Age Limit: 18 to 23 years as of 1st January 2024.

Age Relaxation:

  • SC/ST: 5 years
  • OBC: 3 years
  • Ex-Servicemen: 3 years

Educational Qualification: Matriculation or 10th Class Examination from a recognized Board/University.

Application Fee:

  • UR/OBC/MOBC: Rs 100/-
  • SC/ST/Women/Ex-Servicemen: Nil

Payment Mode: BHIM UPI, Net Banking, Visa, MasterCard, Maestro, RuPay Credit/Debit cards, or through SBI Challan.

SSC Constable Examination Centres in Assam and Other NE States:

Choose your examination center from the following options under the North Eastern Region (NER):

  • Itanagar (5001)
  • Dibrugarh (5102)
  • Guwahati (Dispur) (5105)
  • Jorhat (5107)
  • Silchar (5111)
  • Tejpur (5112)
  • Imphal (5501)
  • Shillong (5401)
  • Agartala (5601)
  • Aizwal (5701)
  • Dimapur (5301)
  • Kohima (5302)

Selection Process of SSC Constable Recruitment 2024:

Stages of Selection:

1) Computer Based Examination (CBE)

2) Physical Standard Test (PST)

3) Physical Efficiency Test (PET)

4) Detailed Medical Examination (DME)/Review Medical Examination (RME)

5) Document Verification

1) Computer Based Examination (CBE):

Candidates applying for the 26,146 Constable (GD) vacancies must kickstart their journey with the Computer Based Examination. Here’s a snapshot of the CBE:

  • Number of Questions: 80 MCQs
  • Total Marks: 160 marks
  • Duration: 60 minutes
  • Type of Exam: Online (CBE)
  • Level of Questions: Matriculation level
  • Negative Marking: 0.25 marks deducted for each wrong answer
  • Language: English, Hindi, Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Kannada, Konkani, Malayalam, Manipuri, Marathi, Odia, Punjabi, Tamil, Telugu, and Urdu.

Exam Pattern:

  • Part A: General Intelligence and Reasoning (20 MCQs, 40 Marks)
  • Part B: General Knowledge and General Awareness (20 MCQs, 40 Marks)
  • Part C: Elementary Mathematics (20 MCQs, 40 Marks)
  • Part D: English/Hindi (20 MCQs, 40 Marks)
  • Total: 80 MCQs, 160 Marks

Syllabus of Computer Based Test (CBT):

A) General Intelligence and Reasoning:

  • Analytical aptitude, pattern recognition, non-verbal reasoning.

B) General Knowledge and General Awareness:

  • Current events, everyday observations, scientific aspects, sports, history, culture, geography, economics, polity, Indian Constitution, scientific research.

C) Elementary Mathematics:

  • Number systems, computation, fractions, percentages, ratios, averages, interest, profit and loss, discount, mensuration, time and distance, time and work.

D) English/Hindi:

  • Basic language understanding and comprehension.

2) Physical Standard Test (PST):

Based on CBE performance, candidates are shortlisted for PST/PET. PST includes height, chest, and weight standards:


  • Male: 170 cms
  • Female: 157 cms

Relaxation in Height:

For Male (in cms)For Female (in cms)
ST candidates of NE States157.0
ST candidates of Left Wing Extremism-affected districts160.0
Candidates from Garhwalis, Kumaonis, Dogras, Marathas, and States/UTs of Assam, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu & Kashmir, and Ladakh165.0
Candidates from North-Eastern States of Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Sikkim, and Tripura162.5
Candidates from Gorkha Territorial Administration (GTA)157.0

Chest Measurements for Male Candidates:

StatusUn-expanded (cms)Minimum Expansion (cms)

Relaxation in Chest Measurements:

For Un-expanded (cms)For Minimum Expansion (cms)
Garhwalis, Kumaonis, Dogras, Marathas, and candidates from States/UTs of Assam, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu & Kashmir, and Ladakh78
North-Eastern States of Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Sikkim, Tripura, and Gorkha Territorial Administration (GTA)77

Note: Chest measurement is not applicable for female candidates, but a well-developed chest will be ascertained.

Weight Standards:

Weight must be proportionate to height and age as per medical standards.

3)Physical Efficiency Test (PET):

Candidates must clear the race within the specified time limits based on their region:

Other regions5 Kms in 24 minutes1.6 Kms in 8 ½ minutes
Ladakh region1.6 Kms in 7 minutes800 metres in 5 minutes

4)Medical Examination:

Shortlisted candidates from PST/PET will undergo a Detailed Medical Examination (DME) conducted by Medical Boards constituted by the CAPFs. The examination assesses physical and medical fitness based on uniform guidelines.

How to Apply for SSC Constable Recruitment 2024?

  1. Visit the official SSC Recruitment Portal.
  2. In the Important Web-Links section, click on “Online Application Form.”
  3. Complete the registration process by clicking “New User? Register Now.”
  4. Log in and fill in personal and educational details, uploading necessary documents.
  5. Pay the application fee and submit the form.
  6. Take a printout of the application form.

Important Dates of SSC Constable Recruitment 2024:

  • Starting date to apply online: 24th November 2023
  • Last date to apply online: 31st December 2023
  • Schedule of Computer Based Examination: February-March 2024

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