SSC GD Eligibility 2022: Age Limit, Qualifications, Physical Requirements

SSC GD Eligibility 2022: Age Limit, Qualifications, Physical Requirements

ByNeha Uppal  |  Updated on: Jun 7, 2022
SSC GD Constable Eligibility Criteria 2022 such as Educational Qualification, Physical Standards, Nationality, SSC GD Age Limit OBC/GEN/SC/ST/Others, and Age Relaxation.
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SSC GD Constable Eligibility 2022 is set by the Staff Selection Commission which must be fulfilled by the aspirants. Interested candidates should check their SSC GD eligibility mentioned in the official notice then only fill out the application forms. To be qualified for the SSC GD Constable Exam 2022, candidates must meet all of the commission's eligibility standards. The SSC GD Constable eligibility criteria are based on nationality, academic qualifications, SSC GD age limit criteria OBC/GEN/SC/ST/Others, and a variety of other factors that must be met to apply for General Duty Constable positions. 

SSC GD Eligibility 2022

SSC GD eligibility 2022 must be known to each candidate who is willing to apply for the SSC GD Constable Exam. Hence, it is of utmost importance that you should have prior knowledge of the eligibility such as SSC GD age limit, qualification, and physical standards so that you do not lag and apply right on time to avoid the last-minute rush. SSC GD Constable eligibility criteria mainly include fulfilment of the following benchmark to take the written exam and be eligible for an appointment:

  • Nationality
  • Educational Qualification
  • Age Limit
  • SSC GD Physical Standards (Includes Height, Weight, Vision, SSC GD Male Running Time & SSC GD Female Running Time).

SSC GD Qualification

Candidates have to fulfil the SSC GD Qualification requirements laid down by the Staff Selection Commission in its notification. Here is the detailed minimum educational qualification required for SSC GD 2022. If you are planning to apply for the SSC GD exam, first you need to check whether you are eligible or not.

  • You should have passed Class 10th or matriculation from a recognized board.
  • If you will be appearing for your class 10th in 2022, then you are ineligible to apply for SSC GD Constable 2022.

SSC GD Constable Age Limit

The SSC GD age limit OBC/GEN/SC/ST/Others required to apply for the SSC GD 2022 is as follows. You must also note that you enter the correct date of birth and name as given in the Class 10th certificate. At the time of application, the candidate's age should be between 18 and 23 years old and must fit SSC GD age criteria.

Age Relaxation for SSC GD Constable

The SSC GD age criteria also include some relaxation. The age relaxation is applicable as per the government of India for SSC GD Constable.

Categories

SSC GD Constable Age Relaxations (in years)

Scheduled Castes (SC)/Scheduled Tribes (ST)

5 years

Other Backward Class (OBC)

3 years

Ex-Servicemen

3 (after deduction of the military service rendered from the actual age as on the date of reckoning)

Children and dependents of victims killed in the 1984 riots or communal riots of 2002 in Gujarat (Unreserved)

5 years

Children and dependents of victims killed in the 1,984 riots or communal riots of 2002 in Gujarat (OBC)

8 years

Children and dependents of victims killed in the 1,984 riots or communal riots of 2002 in Gujarat (SC/ST)

10 years

Domiciled candidates of Jammu & Kashmir during the period from January 1, 1980, to December 31, 1989

5 years

SSC GD Constable Eligibility 2022: Nationality

If you are applying for SSC GD exam then you should be sure that you fulfill any of the given nationality. As the SSC GD vacancies are released state/UT wise, you must submit the domicile/PRC against your State/UT. 

  • A Citizen of India
  • A Citizen of Nepal or
  • A Citizen of Bhutan or
  • Tibetan refugees who came to India before 1st January 1962 to be settled permanently in India or
  • A person of Indian origin migrated from Sri Lanka, East African Pakistan, Burma, S countries of Kenya, the United Republic of Tanzania (formerly Tanganyika and Zanzibar), Uganda, Zambia, and Vietnam to permanently settle in India

SSC GD Constable Physical Requirement

The commission has set several SSC GD physical requirements for being appointed as a GD Constable in SSC. The physical standard requirement includes height, chest expansion (only for male candidates), and vision for SSC GD Constable for male and female candidates. The SSC GD Weight Chart and Height Chart is tabulated below:

SSC GD Constable Height

The height requirement for SSC GD for male and female candidates is given below:

Type

For Male Candidates

For Female Candidates

Height for General, SC & OBC candidates 

170 cm 

157 cm 

Height for candidates of hilly areas i.e. Garhwalis, Gorkhas, Dogras, Marathas, and candidates belonging to states of Sikkim, Nagaland, Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur, Assam, Himachal Pradesh, Kashmir, Tripura, Mizoram, Meghalaya, and Leh & Ladakh regions of J&K.

165 cm 

155 cm 

Height for children of deceased, retired police personnel/ Multi-Tasking Staff (Formerly group ‘D’ employees) of Delhi Police.

165 cm 

152 cm 

Height for ST Candidates 

162.5 cm 

150 cm 

SSC GD Height and Weight Chart

Along with the height, candidates must ensure that their weight fall into the parameters mentioned by the commission.

SSC GD Height and Weight (Male Candidates)Age in Years
18-2223-2728-3233-37
170cm52-6454-6656-6857.5-70.5
165cm49.5-60.551.5-62.553-6554.5-66.5
162.5cm47-5849-6050.5-61.552-63
SSC GD Height and Weight (Female Candidates)
157cm40.5-49.542-5143-5344.5-54.5
155cm38.5-47.540-4941.5-50.543-52.5
152cm38-4639-4841-5042-51
150cm36.5-44.537.5-45.539-4840.5-49.5

SSC GD Constable Chest Measurement 

The chest measurement for SSC GD Constable is given below. You must note that the chest measurement is applicable only for male candidates.

Type

For Male Candidates

(In cm)

Chest Expansion for General, SC & OBC candidates

80/ 5

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

78/5

Chest Expansion for ST candidates

76 / 5

SSC GD Constable Vision

You must make sure that you have the following eye vision so that you can be eligible for an appointment as a GD Constable in SSC. 

Visual Acuity Unaided

Uncorrected Visual Acuity

Near Vision

Distant Vision

Better Eye

Worse Eye

Better Eye

Worse Eye

Better Eye

Worse Eye

Better EyeWorse Eye

Worse Eye

N6

N9

6 / 6

6 / 9

The SSC GD Physical Efficiency Test includes:

  • SSC GD Male Running Time-5km in 25 minutes & For Ladakh region-1 Mile in 6 and a half minutes.
  • SSC GD Female Running Time-1.6km in 8 and a half minutes & for Ladakh region-800m in 4 minutes.

The SSC GD Weight Chart will be according to candidates' height. This covered everything you needed to know about the SSC GD Constable eligibility criteria. For further queries, please reach out to us here at BYJU's Exam Prep website. We hope you find this information helpful.

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SSC Constable GD Syllabus 2022
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SSC GD Constable Coaching
SSC GD Constable Admit Card 2022
SSC GD Constable Answer Key PDF 2022
SSC GD Constable Result 2022
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SSC GD Constable Eligibility Criteria FAQs

  • You must fulfill the following eligibility requirements for being appointed as a GD Constable in SSC:

    • Nationality
    • Educational Qualification
    • Age Limit
    • Physical Standards
  • You should be at least a 10th pass to apply for SSC GD 2022 for a constable post.

  • You should be between the age of 18 to 23 years to apply for SSC GD Constable 2022.

  • All the male candidates who belong to the General, SC & OBC  categories should have a minimum height of 170 cms.

  • Yes, SSC has given age relaxation for GD Constable to certain categories of candidates.

  • Yes, SSC has given age relaxation for certain categories apart from SC/ST/OBC categories as per the Government of India.

  • The minimum SSC GD age criteria is 18 years.

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