SSC GD Syllabus 2021: Check SSC GD Constable Exam Pattern, Syllabus, Marking Scheme

SSC GD Syllabus 2021

Prior knowledge of the latest SSC GD Syllabus & Exam Pattern is the primary requirement for a candidate if he/she wishes to scale the exam with flying colors. SSC GD constable 2021 is still undercover as SSC has not released the dates yet. Early preparation for the exam is necessary if scoring good marks is your agenda. Stop waiting for the eleventh hour to expedite your preparation and start it today by making a strategy for SSC GD Exam by going through SSC GD Syllabus & Exam Pattern. Let’s have a look at the same one by one.

SSC GD Exam Pattern

SSC GD 2021 exam will be conducted in three different phases for recruiting candidates. The three phases are:

  • SSC GD Written Exam
  • PET (Physical Efficiency Test) & PST
  • Medical Examination & Document Verification

SSC GD Written Exam

The Written Exam is conducted online and is an MCQ Paper. There is negative Marking in SSC GD Written Exam. 0.25 marks will be deducted against every question attempted wrong.

Part Subject No. of Questions Maximum Marks Exam Duration
A General Intelligence & Reasoning 25 25 90 minutes
B General Knowledge & General Awareness 25 25
C Elementary Mathematics 25 25
D English/ Hindi 25 25
Total 100 100


After qualifying the written exam candidates need to appear for the physical efficiency test (PET) by all the candidates. All the candidates need to qualify the PET exam otherwise their candidature will be canceled.

Type For Male Candidates For Female Candidates
Race 5 km in 24 minutes 1.6 Km in 8(1/2) minutes


Candidates who qualify the written exam candidates need to appear for the physical standard test (PST) along with the PET exam by all the candidates. The candidate who fails to qualify the PST their candidature will be canceled.

For Male Candidates For Female Candidates
Height (General, SC & OBC) 170 157
Height (ST) 162.5 150
Chest Expansion (General, SC & OBC) 80/5 NA
Chest Expansion (ST) 76/5 NA

SSC GD Medical Test

After qualifying the physical standard and efficiency test (PET/PST) candidates will be called for the Medical examination. The medical standard is given in the table below. If you fail the medical exam you will be given one more chance to get yourself medical fit.

Visual Acuity Unaided Uncorrected Visual Acuity Refraction Color Vision
Near Vision Distant Vision
Better Eye Worse Eye Better Eye Worse Eye
N6 N9 6 / 6 6 / 9 Visual correction of any kind is not permitted even by glasses CP-2

SSC GD Syllabus 2021

SSC GD Written Exam constitutes of 4 sections namely: General Intelligence & Reasoning, General Knowledge & General Awareness, Elementary Mathematics, Hindi/English that needs to be completed in a time span of 90 minutes. Let’s have a look at the topic-wise detailed syllabus of these four sections.

Sections Asked Topics to Prepare
General Intelligence & Reasoning
  • Arithmetic Number Series
  • Relationship concepts
  • Similarities and Differences
  • Spatial Visualization
  • Arithmetical Reasoning
  • Figures Classification
  • Spatial Orientation
  • Analogies
  • Non-verbal series
  • Visual Memory
  • Discrimination
  • Observation
  • Coding and Decoding
General Knowledge & General Awareness
  • Sports
  • History
  • Culture
  • Geography
  • Economic Scene
  • General Policy
  • Indian Constitution
  • Scientific Research
Elementary Mathematics
  • Number Systems
  • Computation of Whole Numbers
  • Decimals and Fractions and relationship between Numbers
  • Fundamental arithmetical operations
  • Ratio and Proportion
  • Percentages
  • Average
  • Interest
  • Profit and Loss
  • Discount
  • Mensuration
  • Time & Distance
  • Ratio & Proportion
  • Spot the Error
  • Fill in the Blanks
  • Synonyms/Homonyms & Antonyms
  • Spellings/Detecting Mis-spelt words
  • Idioms & Phrases
  • One Word Substitution
  • Improvement of Sentences
  • Active/Passive Voice of Verbs
  • Conversion into Direct/Indirect narration
  • Shuffling of Sentence parts
  • Shuffling of Sentences in a passage
  • Cloze Passage
  • Verbal Ability
  • Vocabulary
  • Comprehension
  • Grammar

SSC GD Syllabus 2021: FAQs

Q. How do I prepare for the SSC GD exam?

Ans. As the exam is going to take place from August 02 to 25, 2021, candidates have plenty of time to prepare for the exam. Candidates must begin with an understanding of exam patterns and syllabus.

Q. Is the SSC GD Constable exam conducted online or offline?

Ans. The SSC conducts all the one-day exams online now, SSC GD is not different.

Q. Is there any negative marking in the exam?

Ans. Yes, there is 1/4 of negative marking in the exam.

Q. Is there any qualifying marks in the SSC GD exam?

Ans. Yes, there are qualifying marks for each category in the exam. Above the qualifying exam, there is also a cut-off mark decided by the commission.

Q. What is the marking scheme?

Ans. For each correct answer, candidates will get 1 mark and for each wrong answer, candidates will be penalized with 0.25 marks.

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