SSC GD Syllabus 2018-19

A prior knowledge of latest SSC GD Syllabus & Exam Pattern is the primary requirement for a candidate if he/she wishes to scale the exam with flying colours. SSC GD 2018-19 Exam Dates are still under covers as SSC has not released the dates yet. Early preparation of 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 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 2018-19 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 a 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


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


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

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 2018-19

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
  • English
  • 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
  • Hindi
  • Verbal Ability
  • Vocabulary
  • Comprehension
  • Grammar
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