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SSC GD Constable Eligibility Criteria 2022, Complete Process

SSC GD Constable Eligibility Criteria

Staff Selection Commission has released the offcial notification for the recruitment of SSC GD Constables 2022 to fill up the vacant posts of (General Duty) in BSF, CISF, NIA, CRPF, Rifleman, etc. SSC GD eligibility criteria comprise parameters like age limit, educational qualification, nationality, and physical standard. The minimum educational qualification to apply for the post of SSC GD exam is a 10th pass.

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The recruitment process for SSC GD will consist of Computer Based Examination (CBE), Physical Efficiency Test (PET), Physical standard Test (PST), and Detailed Medical Examination (DME). Candidates need to apply for the post of SSG GD on its official website https://ssc.nic.in/. Eligible candidates can fill out online applications for the post of SSC GD. In this article you will be provided with detailed information related to the Eligibility for SSC GD recruitment 2022.

SSC GD Exam 2022: Overview

Key highlights related to SSC GD exam are provided below.

Particulars Details
Name of the Exam SSC GD ( Staff Selection Commission General Duty)
Conducted by Staff Selection Commission
Mode of Exam Online
Exam Level National
Exam Language Hindu and English
Official Website https://ssc.nic.in/



SSC GD Constable Eligibility Criteria 2022

The SSC GD 2022 eligibility criteria majorly depends upon these below-mentioned factors –

  • Nationality

  • Academic Qualification

  • SSC GD eligibility age limit

  • Physical Requirements

Academic Qualification:

Make sure that you meet the required Academic qualifications to apply for the post of SSC GD. The minimum qualification to apply for the post of SSC GD, 2022 is 10th standard or Matriculation from a recognized board.

Age limit:

Candidates must be in between 18- 23 years. The lower or minimum age limit should be 18 years and the maximum or upper age limit should be 23 years.


Nationality is the foremost and most basic Eligibility Criteria to apply for this post. Only Indian Candidates can apply for the post. For migrated candidates, they must submit domicile/ PRC against his/ her state/ UT.

Age relaxation:

Age relaxation is there for the candidates belonging to SC/ ST/ OBC, Ex-serviceman, and other categories of person. There is age relaxation in the upper age limit. In the below table, the details of age relaxation are given:


Age Relaxation


10 years

Other Backward Classes (OBC)

3 years

Person with Disabilities (General)

5 years

Person with Disabilities (OBC)

8 years


3 years

Domiciled in Jammu & Kashmir from 1st January 1980 to 31st December 1981

5 years

Physical Standard

Physical Standard is another important eligibility for the post of SSC GD. After clearing the Computer Based Test, candidates will be shortlisted for the Physical Eligibility Test/ Physical Standard Test which is conducted by the commission. Physical Eligibility Test (PET) and Physical Standard Test (PST) will be conducted at various centres. Candidates who found themselves to be eligible on height parameters will have to undergo Physical Eligibility Test (PET) which will be followed by biometric identifcation. Check the details of the Physical standard of both men and women in the table given below –

SSC GD 2022 Physical Efficiency Test (PET): Male and Female Candidates

Type For Male Candidates For Female Candidates
Race 5 km in 24 Minutes 1.6 km in 8 and a half minutes
Race qualification for Ladakh Region 1 Mile in 6 and half Minutes 800 meters in 4 minutes

SSC GD 2022 Physical Standard Test

Category Height (Male) Height (Female)
Candidates belonging to General, SC, and OBC Categories 170 157
Candidates belonging to ST Categories 162.2 150
Candidates belonging to the ST category having domicile of North- Eastern States. 160 147.5
Candidates belonging to a resident of hilly areas 165 155

SSC GD Constable 2022 Eligibility Criteria – Medical Exam

Visual Acuity unaided (Near Vision)

Uncorrected Visual Acuity (Distant Vision)


Colour Vision

Better Eye

Worse Eye

Better Eye

Worse Eye





Visual correction is not permitted even by glasses.


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