1. SSC GD 2023-24 Notification

SSC GD 2023 notification was released on the 24th of November 2023. Candidate must have a minimum 10th-class certificate to appear for the SSC GD exam. The application will be accepted through online mode only. Candidates must be aware of the SSC GD Constable Job Profile their duties and responsibilities. The SSC has released a total of 26146 vacancies for Ground duty positions. This is a Computer-based examination of SSC GD is conducted in English and Hindi. Staff Selection Commission conducts the SSC GD (General Duty) examination for the post of; 

  • Constable (GD), 
  • Central Industrial Security Post (CISF), 
  • Border Security Force (BSF), 
  • Central reserve police force (CRPF),
  • Secretariat Security Force (SSF),  
  • Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB), 
  • Central Industrial Security Force (CISF), 
  • Sepoy in NCB (Narcotics Control Bureau),
  • Rifleman GD in Assam Rifles (AR).

A candidate can apply through the official website of SSC @ssc.nic.in. The selection process of SSC GD consists of four stages i.e. Computer-based test, Physical efficiency test, Physical standard test, and Medical test. A candidate can also refer to the SSC GD 2023 notification. The PDF link is given below.

Check here for SSC GD 2023 Notification

2. About SSC GD 2023 Exam Pattern

The SSC GD 2023 notification was released on 24th December 2023. The Computer-based test is conducted online. SSC GD exam pattern consists of 4 stages which are mentioned below,

2.1 Computer-based test (CBT) 

The SSC GD CBT exam consists of 80 questions and 1 hour. The CBT exam contains a negative marking. 0.5 mark is deducted for each incorrect answer. 

Subject No. of question Maximum marks  Duration
General intelligence and reasoning. 20 40 60 minutes
Mathematics 20 40
General knowledge and general awareness 20 40
English/ Hindi 20 40


2.2 Physical efficiency test (PET)

Measurement of Race for SSC GD 2023
Type Male Female
Candidates other than Ladakh Region 5 Km in 24 minutes 1.6 Km in 8(1/2) minutes
For Ladakh Region 1.6 Km in 6(1/2) minutes 800 metres in 4 minutes


2.3 Physical standard test (PST) 

Physical measurement standard for SSC GD 2023
Standard Males Females
Height ( General, SC & OBC) 170 157
Height ( ST ) 162.5 150
Chest Expansion (General, SC & OBC) 80/ 5 N/A
Chest Expansion ( ST ) 76 / 5 N/A


2.4 Medical test

Those candidates who have qualified for the PET and PST will be called for a medical test. A candidate must carry important documents such as a 10th class certificate, caste certificate, Domicile certificate, Valid NCC certificate, and any other certificate if needed. Medical tests are conducted for shortlisted candidates.  

3. About IACE coaching for SSC GD 2023

IACE provides the best coaching for SSC aspirants. A candidate who is preparing for SSC GD can take guidance from IACE Institute. IACE provides intensive programs for SSC examinations. IACE has been guiding the SSC aspirants since 2014. The real intensive program at IACE is very useful for the SSC Aspirants. The real intensive program is conducted before the computer-based exam which involves a lot of revisions and practising mock tests. It will increase the rate of success. IACE provides daily and monthly current affairs. Students can also give a grand test.

4. SSC GD 2023 Exam Highlights

The exam highlights of SSC GD 2023 is given below

Commission Staff Selection Commission
Recruitment Name SSC GD Constable Recruitment 2023
Total vacancies   26146 Vacancies
Eligibility 10th Pass
Age Limit 18-23 Years
SSC GD Notification 2023 Release Date 24th November 2023
Online Application Form Start Date 24th November 2023
SSC GD Application Form 2023 Last Date 31st December 2023
Last Date to Generate Challan 01st January 2024 ( Till11 pm)
Last Date to Pay Fees 1st January 2024
Last Date to Pay Challan 1st January 2024
Exam Date 20th, 21st, 22nd, 23rd, 24th, 26th, 27th, 28th, 29th February and 1st, 5th, 7th, 11th, 12th March 2024
Admit Card Release Date To be notified
Result Date To be notified
Physical Test Date To be notified
Final Selection List To be notified
SSC official website ssc.nic.in

5. SSC GD 2023 Online Application & Fee

5.1 Online application process 

A candidate must follow below mentioned steps for filling out the online application form for SSC GD 

  • A candidate must visit the SSC website ssc.nic.in
  • A candidate must scan the photograph, signature, handwritten declaration, and left thumb.
  •  A candidate must start with one-time registration and click on “ New registration”. And fill in the basic details and complete the one-time registration. After that Registration ID and Password will be issued to the candidate. 
  • A candidate must go to the latest notification of SSC GD 2023 notification. Select the centre from the given list and apply for the post. 
  • Make payment and download the application for future reference.

Check here for SSC GD 2023 Online Application

5.2  Application fees

The category-wise application fees are mentioned below,

S.No Category Fee
1 All others  100/-
2 SC/ST/Female/PWD/Ex-servicemen/ person with a disability Nil

6. SSC GD 2023 Eligibility Criteria

The eligibility criteria of SSC GD 2023 depend on Educational qualification and Age limit.

Educational Qualification: A candidate must hold 10th class or equivalent from a recognized board. An incentive is given to NCC candidates. Bonus marks will be given to NCC candidates in the below-mentioned scale.

NCC Category certificate Bonus marks
NCC ‘C’ certificate 5% of the maximum marks for the exam.
NCC ‘B’ certificate 3% of the maximum marks of the exam.
NCC ‘A’ certificate 2% of the maximum marks for the exam.


Age limit: The age limit for SSC GD is 18 to 23 years. The upper-age candidate can avail of the age relaxation. The age relaxation is given below

Category  Age-relaxation 
OBC 3 years
SC/ST 5 years
Ex-Servicemen 3 years
Dependent of victims killed in

the 1984 riots and their children. (General)

5 years
Dependent of victims killed in

the 1984 riots and their children. (OBC)

8 years
Dependent of victims killed in

the 1984 riots and their children. (SC/ST)

10 years

7. SSC GD 2023- Important Dates

Important dates for SSC GD 2023 are given below,

Activity Dates
Notification Release Date 24 November 2023.
Online Application Process Starts 24 November 2023
Last Date to Apply Online 31st  December 2023
Last date for payment  To be notified
SSC GD CBT exam date 20th, 21st, 22nd, 23rd, 24th, 26th, 27th, 28th, 29th February 2024, and 1st, 5th, 6th, 7th, 11th, and 12th March 2024.
SSC GD CBT Exam Results  To be notified
SSC GD PET/PST Date To be Notified
SSC GD PET/PST Results To be Notified


8. SSC GD Selection Procedure

The selection process of SSC GD contains 4 stages which are mentioned below,

  1. CBT exam: It contains 80 questions for 1-hour duration. It also contains negative markings. The CBT will be Matriculation level. No candidates are allowed calculators or any other electronic gadgets in the exam hall. The exam will be conducted in Hindi and English. 
  2. Physical efficiency test PET: A candidate must clear the race according to the specific time limit. 
  3. Physical standard test PST: It contains the standard height and weight of males and females. A candidate must fulfil the requirements to qualify for this test.
  4. Medical test: The qualified candidates are called for a medical test. A candidate must carry all the important documents which are mentioned during the application.

9. SSC GD Syllabus 2023

The exam syllabus of SSC GD is given below

General Intelligence and Reasoning analogies, spatial visualisation, visual

memory, spatial orientation, coding and decoding,  discrimination, observation, arithmetic number series, non-verbal series,

arithmetical reasoning and figural classification, relationship concepts, similarities and differences, etc.

General Knowledge and General Awareness: India and its neighbouring countries, sports activities, Indian History, Geography, Indian Culture, Economic Scenario, Indian Constitution, General Polity, and Scientific Research, etc.
English/Hindi Basic comprehension will be tested in English/ Hindi, basic Hindi, and English will be tested, etc.
Elementary Mathematics Computation of

Whole Numbers, Fundamental arithmetical operations, Decimals and Fractions and the relationship between Numbers, Profit

and Loss, Number Systems, 

Percentages, Time and Work, Averages, Interest, Discount, Mensuration, Time and Distance, Ratio and Proportion,  Ratio

and Time, etc.

10. SSC GD Vacancy 2023: Category-Wise

The SSC GD 2023 notification was already released. The category-wise vacancy of SSC GD will be released on the official website ssc.nic.in. The SSC has released a total of 26146 vacancies for GD on 24th November 2023.  A detailed Category-wise Vacancy for SSC GD 2023-24 is given below.

 SSC GD Vacancy 2023
Forces Vacancies
BSF 6174
CISF 11025
CRPF 3337
SSB 635
ITBP 3189
AR 1490
SSF 290
Total 26146


10.1 SSC GD 2023 Vacancy for ( Males)

The Staff Selection Commission announced 23347 male openings in the BSF, CISF, CRPF, SSB, ITBP, AR, and SSF services. The SSC GD 2023 Category-wise vacancies for Males is given below.

                                      SSC GD Vacancy 2023 (Male)
Forces SC ST OBC EWS UR Total
Border Security Force (BSF) 735 467 1028 1025 1956 5211
Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) 1506 974 2196 1086 4151 9913
Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) 461 294 688 509 1314 3266
Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) 103 45 125 94 226 593
Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) 380 306 523 285 689 2694
Rifleman (General Duty) in Assam Rifles (AR) 116 252 156 235 689 1448
Secretariat Security Force (SSF) 33 16 60 23 90 222
Total 3334 2354 4776 3257 9626 23347


10.2 SSC GD 2023 Vacancy for (Female)

SSC has released a total of 2799 vacancies for SSC GD 2023 Vacancies in Female category. The detailed SSCGD 2023 Category-wise vacancy for Female is given below.

SSC GD Vacancy 2023 (Female)
Forces SC ST OBC EWS UR Total
Border Security Force (BSF) 138 83 199 181 362 963
Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) 164 103 244 125 476 1112
Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) 02 01 13 10 45 71
Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) 16 01 06 0 19 42
Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) 74 54 99 38 230 495
Rifleman (General Duty) in Assam Rifles (AR) 03 0 03 15 21 42
Secretariat Security Force (SSF) 11 06 20 07 30 74
Total 408 248 584 376 1183 2799


A candidate can also refer to previous year vacancies for comparison. Consolidated vacancy of Constable GD in SSF, Central armed police force (CAPFs), Rifleman GD, and sepoy in narcotics control bureau exam.

SSC GD 2022 category-wise vacancy
BSF 2796 1813 3920 1957 7397 490 325 698 347 1309 21052
CISF 821 518 1199 652 2257 92 51 129 78 263 6060
CRPF 1698 678 2474 1094 4645 87 53 125 53 262 11169
SSB 352 154 450 230 845 61 6 69 0 107 2274
ITBP 660 569 972 453 2142 115 95 170 66 400 5642
AR 381 607 608 428 1509 6 1 10 25 26 3601
SSF 35 7 21 18 79 12 2 7 6 27 214
                                                                Total 50,012
NCB 27 12 40 23 73 175
                                                        GRAND TOTAL 50,187

11. SSC GD Cut-Off: Expected & Previous Year’s Cut-off Marks

The results of SSC GD(General Duty) 2022 have been released. The SSC GD 2022 results were released on 10 to 14 Feb 2023. The category-wise cut-off of SSC GD  is given below

SSC GD Constable Cut Off 2022 (Female)
Category Cut Off Details
Cut Off Marks Part A Marks Part B Marks
EWS 128.41 33.5 20
SC 115.25 37.5 18
ST 112.13 34 3.5
OBC 130.78 37.5 12
UR 132.70 36 19


SSC GD Constable Cut Off 2022 (Male)
Category Cut Off Details
Cut Off Marks Part A Marks Part B Marks
EWS 139.16 38 23.5
SC 129.75 33.5 19.5
ST 126.45 26.5 26
ESM 75.01 26 16
OBC 140.75 37.5 13.5
UR 142.03 40 14.5

12. SSC GD 2023 Salary Structure

The salary structure of SSC GD is given below

SSC GD 2023 Constable Salary Structure 
Earnings Gross Amount
Basic Pay Rs. 21,700
Transport Allowance Rs. 1,224
House Rent Allowance Rs. 2,538
Dearness Allowance Rs. 434
Total Earnings Rs. 25,896
Deduction – CGHS, CGEGIS, Pension Rs. 125 + Rs. 30 + Rs. 2214= Rs. 2369
Net Earnings Rs. 23,527


13. SSC GD 2023 Salary Deductions

The SSC GD constable receives numerous benefits and allowances. There will be standard salary deductions in SSC GD which may vary from post to post. Standard deductions are mentioned below.

  • CBF
  • Pension contribution
  • CWF
  • Funds (BN, EDN, Sports), etc.

14. SSC GD 2023 Exam Centre

The list of exam centres for SSC GD 2023 is given below.

SSC state and Region Examination centres
Bihar and Uttar

Pradesh/ Central Region


  Kanpur(3009), Agra(3001), Purnea (3209), Gorakhpur (3007), Bareilly (3005), Lucknow(3010), Bhagalpur(3201), Jhansi (3008), Meerut(3011), Patna(3206), Prayagraj(3003), Muzaffarpur(3205), Varanasi(3013).
Andaman &Nicobar Islands,

Jharkhand, Odisha,

Sikkim and West

Bengal/ Eastern Region


Dhanbad (4206),

Balasore(Odisha) (4601), Rourkela(4610),

Siliguri(4415), Sambalpur(4609), Gangtok(4001), Kalyani(4419), Cuttack(4605),   Bhubaneswar (4604), Asansol(4417), Durgapur (4426), Kolkata(4410), Port Blair 4802), Burdwan(4404), Ranchi(4205), Jamshedpur(4207), Berhampore(Odisha) (4602).

Lakshadweep,Karnataka, and


Kerala Region


Thrissur (9212), Udupi (9012), Belagavi (9002),  Kollam (9210), Shivamogga (9010), Mysuru (9009), Ernakulam (9213), Hubballi (9011),  Kannur (9202), Kalaburagi(Gulbarga) (9005), Kottayam (9205), Kozhikode (9206),

Bengaluru(9001), Thiruvananthapuram(9211), Mangaluru (9008),.

Chhattisgarh and

Madhya Pradesh/Madhya Pradesh



Raipur(6204), Bhopal (6001), 

Durg-Bhilai (6205), Satna (6014), Jabalpur (6007), Gwalior(6005), Bilaspur (6202), Indore(6006), Ujjain (6016). 

Arunachal Pradesh,Assam, Manipur,


Mizoram, Nagaland

and Tripura/ North Eastern

Region (NER)

Dibrugarh(5102), Silchar(5111),

Itanagar(5001), Ukhrul(5503), Aizawl(5701), Churachandpur(5502), Imphal(5501), Dimapur(5301), Kohima(5302), Agartala(5601), Guwahati(Dispur)(5105), Jorhat(5107), Shillong(5401).

Delhi, Rajasthanand Uttarakhand/Northern Region


Udaipur(2409), Alwar(2402), Roorkee(200), Delhi(2201), Ajmer(2401), Sikar(2411), Dehradun(2002), Sriganganagar(2408), Bikaner(2404), Haldwani(2003), Jodhpur(2406), Jaipur(2405), Haridwar(2005), Kota(2407).
Chandigarh,Haryana, Himachal

Pradesh, Jammu

and Kashmir,

Ladakh and Punjab/North Western



 Patiala(1403), Samba(1010), Shimla(1203), Ludhiana(1405), Chandigarh/Mohali(1601), Hamirpur(1202), Amritsar(1404), Jalandhar(1402), Leh(1005), Jammu(1004), Srinagar(J&K)(1007).
Andhra Pradesh,

Puducherry, Tamil

Nadu and

Telangana/Southern Region


Vellore (8208), Guntur(8001), Kakinada(8009), Nellore(8010), Vizianagaram(8012),  Krishnagiri(8209), Rajahmundry(8004), Madurai(8204), Tirupati(8006), Visakhapatnam(8007),  Salem(8205), Puducherry(8401), Chennai(8201), Kurnool(8003), Vijayawada(8008 ), Tirunelveli(8207), 

Hyderabad(8601), Karimnagar (8604),

Chirala(8011), Coimbatore(8202), Tiruchirappalli(8206), Warangal(8603).

Dadra and Nagar

Haveli and Daman

and Diu, Goa,

Gujarat and

Maharashtra/Western Region


Nanded (7206), Mumbai(7204),

Gandhinagar(7012), Surat(7007), Mehsana(7013), Amravati(7201), Jalgaon(7214), Kolhapur(7203), Nagpur(7205), Aurangabad(7202), Rajkot(7006), Pune(7208), Panaji(7801), Ahmedabad(7001) , Vadodara(7002).  

15. SSC GD Preparation Tips 2023 to students

The SSC GD is One of the popular exams. SSC GD 2023 contains a single exam which is CBT. Here are some preparation tips for cracking the SSC GD exam.

  •  The exam pattern of SSC GD Contains four subjects in the Computer Based test. A candidate must analyse the previous year’s question pattern and identify the level of difficulty. 
  • Reading daily newspapers and revising them could be useful in the current affairs section. 
  • Prepare a study plan and follow a strict schedule.
  • Give mock tests daily to improve your score. 

Students should revise the content they have studied and make sure that they are able to recall the information.

One of the best ways to prepare for SSC GD is by doing mock tests every day. This will help them get used to the exam format and also keep their confidence high.

The preparation tips for SSC GD 2023 are not different from what students usually do when preparing for any other competitive exam. They just need to ensure that they have a well-balanced schedule, maintain a healthy lifestyle, and practise more than previous years’ students did.

16. SSC GD 2023 Admit Card & Call Letter

The Staff Selection Commission Will release Admit card for SSC GD on their official website ssc.nic.in. Candidates who have applied for SSC GD constable posts can obtain their admit card through the official website of SSC. Admit cards are distributed a few days before the exam. The admit card is available in both hard copy and soft copy formats. However, only the hard copy of the admit card will be accepted as proof at the time of the interview.

The call letter for the interview will be sent to candidates who have been shortlisted by SSC on their email ID. The call letter should be printed out and carried along with other original documents.

17. SSC GD CBT test results

The Staff Selection Commission will announce the result of the SSC GD Computer-Based test on their official website ssc.nic.in. Candidates can check their results by entering their roll number and password.

18. SSC GD Physical efficiency test/Physical standard test

Those who qualify in the SSC GD CBT exam are called for the Physical Efficiency Test and Physical standard test.  A candidate should meet the Minimum requirements for the Physical Efficiency Test and physical standard test.

19. FAQ's

1. What is the duration of the SSC GD 2023 exam?

The duration of the SSC GD 2023 exam is 1 hour.

2. How many questions are there in the SSC GD 2023 exam?

There are 80 questions in the CBT for a 1-hour duration. To learn more about SSC GD 2023 Exam pattern see the above blog.  

3. Is there any negative marking in SSC GD CBT?

Yes, there is a negative marking in the SSC GD Computer-Based test. 0.5 mark is deducted for every wrong answer.

4. What are the eligibility criteria for applying for SSC GD?

A candidate must Have passed the 10th class and the age limit is 18 to 23 years.

5. What is the minimum height for applying for SSC GD?

The minimum height for males is 170 cm and for females 157 cm. Candidates can also avail relaxation in height according to their category.

6. Is the 2023 SSC GD Constable Notification available?

Ans: Yes, the Staff Selection Commission officially announced the dates of the SSC GD Constable 2023 exam on November 24, 2023.

7. what the number of vacancies that are released for 2023 SSC GD?

Ans: 26146 total vacancies are released with which men are of  23347 and women have  2799.

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