SSB Constable Height, Chest and Physical Requirements: Check PET and PST Measurements For Driver & Other Posts

Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB), Ministry of Home Affairs has invited online applications for 1522 vacancies for multiple posts such as Driver, Lab Assistant, Waiter, Cook, Gardener, Plumber, Carpenter, Safaiwala, etc. The selection will be on the basis of a written test, physical standard test (PST), and physical efficiency test (PET). This article gives you the details of the SSB Constable Height, Chest, and other physical requirements for all the posts.

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SSB Constable Height, Chest & Physical Requirements

The selection process for the SSB Constable will comprise of the following.

 || Physical Efficiency Test | Physical Standard Test | Written Test ||

The selection will be made in serial wise. The Physical Efficiency Test or PET will be the first stage. The second stage will be the Physical Standard Test (PST) and the ones who will qualify both the PET and PST will undergo the Written Test.

Let us now give you the details of the requirements in the PET, PST, and Written Test.

SSB Constable PET

This is the first stage of the selection process. It will include a race for male and female candidates.

Category Male Female
Race
For SSB Constable Post of:
Driver, Laboratory Assistant, Veterinary,
Carpenter, Plumber, Painter, Tailor,
Cobbler, Gardner, Cook, Washerman,
Barber, Safaiwala, Water Carrier, Waiter
4.8 km  to be completed
within 24 minutes
2.4 km  to be completed
within 18 minutes

Note:

1. Ex-Servicemen and CT (Ayah) Female are exempted from PET.

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SSB Constable PST Height and Chest Measurements

Candidates who will qualify the SSB PET will be called for the PST. The height and weight for the physical standard test for all the posts are given below.

1. Height and Chest Measurement for the post of Driver

The height and chest measurements for the SSB Constable Driver post for male candidates is given below.

Description
Gender
Minimum Height
Chest
For all the candidates not belonging to
A, B, C, D below
Male 170 CMS Min: 80 CMS
Min Expansion: 5 CMS
A. Garhwalis, Kumaonis, Gorkhas, Dogras, Marathas and
candidates belonging to
Assam, Himachal Pradesh,
UTs Jammu &
Kashmir Ladakh.
165 CMS Min: 78 CMS
Min Expansion: 5 CMS
B. For Gorkhas and candidates belonging to
Sikkim, Nagaland, Arunachal Pradesh,
Manipur, Tripura, Mizoram, Meghalaya
162.5 CMS Min: 77 CMS
Min Expansion: 5 CMS
C. For STs belonging to Sikkim, Nagaland,
Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur, Tripura,
Mizoram, Meghalaya and
Left-wing Extremism affected districts
160 CMS Min: 76 CMS
Min Expansion: 5 CMS
D. For all Scheduled Tribes candidates of remaining states. 162.5 CMS

2. Height and Weight for the post of SSB Lab Assistant and Veterinary

The height and chest measurements for the SSB Constable Lab Assistant and Veterinary post for male and female candidates is given below.

Description
Gender
Minimum Height
Chest
For all the candidates not belonging to
A, B, below
Male 170 CMS Min: 80 CMS
Min Expansion: 5 CMS
Female 157 CMS Not Applicable
A. Garhwalis, Kumaonis, Gorkhas, Dogras, Marathas and
candidates belonging to
Sikkim, Nagaland, Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur,
Tripura, Mizoram, Meghalaya, Assam,
Himachal Pradesh, Jammu & Kashmir and
Leh & Ladakh.
Male 165 CMS Min: 78 CMS
Min Expansion: 5 CMS
Female 155 CMS Not Applicable
B. For Scheduled Tribe Candidates (STs) Male 162.5 CMS Min: 76 CMS
Min Expansion: 5 CMS
Female 150 CMS Not Applicable

3. Height and Weight for the post of SSB Ayah Female

The height and chest measurements for the SSB Constable Ayah post for female candidates is given below.

Description
Gender
Minimum Height
Chest
For all the candidates not belonging to
A, B, below
Female 157 CMS Not Applicable
A.Garhwalis, Kumaonis, Gorkhas, Dogras, Marathas and
candidates belonging to
Sikkim, Nagaland, Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur,
Tripura, Mizoram, Meghalaya, Assam,
Himachal Pradesh, Jammu & Kashmir and
Leh & Ladakh.
Female 155 CMS Not Applicable
B. For Scheduled Tribe Candidates (STs) Female 150 CMS Not Applicable

 4. Height and Chest Requirements For all other SSB Constable Posts

The Height and Chest measurements for the post of SSB Constable Carpenter, Plumber, Painter, Tailor, Cobbler, Gardner, Cook, Washerman, Barber, Safaiwala, Water Carrier, Waiter is given below.

Description
Gender
Minimum Height
Chest
For all the candidates not belonging to
A, B, below
Male 167.5 CMS Min: 78 CMS
Min Expansion: 5 CMS
Female 157 CMS Not Applicable
A. Garhwalis, Kumaonis, Gorkhas, Dogras, Marathas and
candidates belonging to
Sikkim, Nagaland, Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur,
Tripura, Mizoram, Meghalaya, Assam,
Himachal Pradesh, Jammu & Kashmir and
Leh & Ladakh.
Male 165 CMS Min: 78 CMS
Min Expansion: 5 CMS
Female 155 CMS Not Applicable
C. For Scheduled Tribe Candidates (STs) Male 162.5 CMS Min: 76 CMS
Min Expansion: 5 CMS
Female 150 CMS Not Applicable

Points To Note For SSB Constable Height and Chest Relaxation

1. Candidates who are seeking height and chest relaxations will have to submit certificate reg. of their community from concerned District Authorities.

2. The weight of the candidates should be proportionate to height and age.

3. Weight will not be disqualification at the time of PST. However, overweight and underweight candidates will be disqualified during the detailed medical examination (DME).

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SSB Constable Written Exam Test

The candidates who will qualify the PST and PET will be eligible to appear for the written test. There will be a common entrance test (CET) for all the posts.

  • The written test will be of 100 Marks for a duration of 2 Hours.
  • There will be 100 Multiple Choice Questions or MCQs.
  • The questions will be based on General Knowledge and General Awareness, Knowledge Mathematics, Reasoning, General English/Hindi.

Minimum Qualifying Marks For Written-test

The Minimum qualifying marks for the written test is given below:

  • For General, EWS, OBC, & Ex-Servicemen Candidates: 50%
  • SC, ST Candidates: 40 %

Final Merit List will be prepared on the basis of the marks obtained in the written examination.

SSB Constable Bharti Final Selection

The final selection of the candidates for the SSB Constable Recruitment will be made on the basis of the marks obtained in the written test. The cut-off scores will be decided after the conduct of the written exam only. Moreover, the candidates need to be medically fit.

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SSB Constable Height and Chest Measurements: FAQs

Q. What is the selection process for the SSB Constable Recruitment 2020?

Ans. The selection process for SSB Constables will comprise of Physical Efficiency Test (PET), Physical Standard Test (PST), and Written Test.

Q. Will the written test be held first or PET and PST?

Ans. The PET will be held firstly followed by PST. The candidates who will qualify both the tests will appear for the written test.

Q. Which posts of SSB Constables will appear for the PET?

Ans. The Physical Efficiency Test or PET will comprise of a race for the post of Driver, Laboratory Assistant, Veterinary, Carpenter, Plumber, Painter, Tailor, Cobbler, Gardner, Cook, Washerman, Barber, Safaiwala, Water Carrier, Waiter.

Q. Is there relaxation in height for the candidates belonging to North Eastern Regions?

Ans. There is a relaxation for the candidates belonging to North Eastern Regions as well as other parts of India.

Q. What is the final selection criteria for the SSB Constable Post?

Ans. The final selection of the candidates for the SSB Constable Recruitment will be made on the basis of the marks obtained in the written test

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