SSC GD Constable Eligibility Criteria 2021: Age Limit, Qualifications, Attempts

SSC GD Constable Eligibility Criteria 2021: Age Limit, Qualifications, Attempts

ByNeha Uppal  |  Updated on: Jul 17, 2021SSC GD Constable Exam is being conducted by the Staff Selection Commission of India. SSC recruits eligible candidates for the General Duty Constable post and Rifleman post (General Duty) for various forces. Candidates who will clear the SSC GD Constable recruitment 2021 will work in various CAPF divisions such as BSF, CRPF, CISF, ITBP, Rifleman.
SSC GD Constable Exam is being conducted by the Staff Selection Commission of India. SSC recruits eligible candidates for the General Duty Constable post and Rifleman post (General Duty) for various forces. Candidates who will clear the SSC GD Constable recruitment 2021 will work in various CAPF divisions such as BSF, CRPF, CISF, ITBP, Rifleman.
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SSC GD Constable Eligibility Criteria 2021

SSC GD Constable eligibility criteria must be known to each candidate who is willing to apply for the SSC GD Constable 2021 Exam. The Staff Service Commission has released the official notification for SSC GD 2021 for 25271 vacancies. Hence, it is of utmost importance that you should have prior knowledge of the eligibility such as educational qualification, age limit so that you do not lag behind and apply right on time to avoid the last-minute rush. SSC GD Constable eligibility criteria mainly include fulfillment of the following benchmark to take the written exam and be eligible for an appointment:

  • Educational Qualification
  • Age Limit
  • Physical Standards
  • Nationality

SSC GD Constable Official Notification 2021 PDF

 

SSC GD Constable Educational Qualification

The minimum educational qualification requirement for SSC GD 2021 is as follows:

 

  • You should have passed Class 10th or matriculation from a recognized board.
  • If you will be appearing for your class 10th in 2021, then you are ineligible to apply for SSC GD Constable 2021.

SSC GD Constable Age Limit

The age limit required to apply for the SSC GD 2021 is as follows. You must also note that you enter the correct date of birth and name as given in the Class 10th certificate. 

General/EWS category: 18 years to 23 years 

Age Relaxation for SSC GD Constable

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 Nationality

If you are applying for SSC GD 2021 then you should be sure that you fulfill any of the given nationality. As the SSC GD vacancies are released state/UT wise, so 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 with the intention of permanently settling in India

SSC GD Constable Physical Standards Requirement

SSC has set several physical standards parameters for being appointed as a GD Constable in SSC. The physical standard requirement includes the height, chest expansion (only for male candidates) and vision for SSC GD Constable for male and female candidates are 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 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

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SSC GD Constable Exam Date 2021
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SSC GD Constable Question Paper PDF
SSC Constable GD Syllabus 2021
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SSC GD Constable Mock Test
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  • 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 10th pass to apply for SSC GD 2021 for a constable post.

  • You should be between the age of 18 to 23 years to apply for SSC GD Constable 2021.

  • 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.

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