SSC Constable Syllabus 2021 – Exam Pattern and Syllabus

SSC Constable Syllabus 2021 – Exam Pattern and Syllabus

The Staff Selection Commission has recently released a recruitment Notification of 25271 vacancy as Constable (General Duty) 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) as per the Recruitment Scheme formulated by the Ministry of Home Affairs. Here we will discus the Exam Pattern and Syllabus for Latest SSC Constable Recruitment 2021. For more details candidates can visit their official website For Upcoming Latest Assam Govt Jobs information please keep visiting our website regularly.


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SSC Constable Syllabus 2021 – Overview

Organization Name:  Staff Section Commission (SSC)

Posts Name:  Constable GD

No of Posts:  25271

Job Category:  Defence Job

Apply Mode:  Online

Starting Date:  17 July 2021

Last Date:  31 August 2021

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SSC Constable Syllabus 2021- Exam Pattern

Computer Based Examination: 
The Computer based examination will consist of one objective type paper containing 100 questions carrying 100 marks, with the following composition:
Part                     Subject         Number of Questions     Maximum Marks     Duration/Time Allowed
Part-A     General Intelligen 
                 and Reasoning                      25                                 25
Part-B    General Knowledge
              General Awareness                   25                                 25                            90 minutes
Part -C    Elementary
               Mathematics                              25                                 25
Part-D     English/ Hindi                         25                                 25
>>All questions will be of Objective Multiple Choice Type. The computer based examination will be conducted in English and Hindi only.
>>There will be negative marking of 0.25 marks for each wrong answer. Candidates are, therefore, advised to keep this in mind while answering the questions.
>>The questions in the Computer Based Examination will be of Matriculation level.
>>Candidates are not permitted to use calculators and other electronic gadgets. They should not, therefore, bring the same inside the Examination Hall/ Lab.

SSC Constable Syllabus 2021 – Syllabus

The syllabus for the Examination will be as follows:
General Intelligence and Reasoning: 
Analytical aptitude and ability to observe and distinguish patterns will be tested through questions principally of non-verbal type. This component may include questions on analogies, similarities and differences, spatial visualization, spatial orientation, visual memory, discrimination, observation, relationship concepts, arithmetical reasoning and figural classification, arithmetic number series, non-verbal series, coding and decoding, etc.
General Knowledge and General Awareness: 
Questions in this component will be aimed at testing the candidate’s general awareness of the environment around him. Questions will also be designed to test knowledge of current events and of such matters of every day observations and experience in their scientific aspect as may be expected of any educated person. The test will also include questions relating to India and its neighboring countries especially pertaining to sports, History, Culture, Geography, Economic Scene, General Polity, Indian Constitution, and scientific Research etc. These Questions will be such that they do not require a special study of any discipline.
Elementary Mathematics: 
This paper will include questions on problems relating to Number Systems, Computation of Whole Numbers, Decimals and Fractions and 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, etc.
English/ Hindi: 
Candidates’ ability to understand basic English/ Hindi and his basic comprehension would be tested.
Physical Efficiency Test (PET)/ 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. Detailed scrutiny of candidates’ eligibility/ documents will be undertaken at the time of DME. Therefore, it will be the responsibility of the candidates to verify their eligibility as prescribed in this notice before appearing for CBE/ PST/ PET. 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.
Ex-servicemen who are shortlisted in the Computer Based Examination for PET/ PST will have to appear in PET/ PST for recording measurement of height, chest and weight only. PET will not be held for these Exservicemen candidates. However, they will have to qualify the medical examination.
Physical Efficiency Test (PET): 
Candidates have to clear the race within the following time limits:
Male: (Race)
>5 Kms in 24 minutes.
>1.6 Kms in 6 ½ minutes
>1.6 Kms in 8 ½ minutes 
>800 metres in 4 minutes
Physical Standard Test (PST): 
Physical Standards for the posts are as follows:
Male: 170 cms
Female: 157 cms
Male candidates should have following standards of chest measurement:
Un-expanded: 80 cms
Minimum expansion: 5 cms
Chest measurement for female candidates will not be taken. However, it will be ascertained that the chest is well developed. 
Medical Examination: 
Candidates will be shortlisted for Detailed Medical Examination (DME) from the pool of candidates who qualify PET/ PST.
At the time of 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.
>>Valid NCC Certificate, if applicable
>>Certificate from serving defense personnel 
>>Caste Certificate (as applicable) 
>>Certificate from candidates who wish to avail relaxation
>>Certificate from District Collector/ District Magistrate in respect of dependent applicants of riot victims
>>Nativity/ Identity Certificate by West Pakistani Refugee

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