SSC Constables (GD) in CAPFs, NIA & SSF Examination
Introduction: The Staff Selection Commission conducts a Constables (GD) in CAPFs, NIA & SSF Examination for selecting staff for various Constable General Duty (GD) & Riflemen in different ministries/ departments/ organizations of the Indian Government. The examination is conducted in 2 Tiers, First the Physical Standards Test (PST)/ Physical Efficiency Test (PET), Second the Written Test. Only the candidates qualifying the PST are allowed to sit in the Written Test.
Exam Notification: The Staff Selection Commission will soon be issuing notification for the SSC Constables (GD) in CAPFs, NIA & SSF Examination 2017. The notification will be released in Aug’17. It will comprise of complete details about the exam date, last date to apply, age limit, eligibility criteria, vacancies, etc. Online submission of the form can be done through the official website. The exam will be conducted in Jan-Feb’18.
Admit Cards: Once the online forms have been accepted by the Staff Selection Commission, the Admit Cards of written Exam will be released online, 2-3 weeks before the commencement of the exam. One needs to check the website regularly in order to stay updated.
Exam Centres: A candidate has to mention his/her preferred centre at the time of filling the form. In most of the cases, the candidates are allocated the centre of their choice; however under some situations when the number of candidates is in excess, then SSC may sometimes allot centres other than the preferred centre.
Exam Dates: The exam will be conducted in Jan-Feb’18 at various centres across the country. The selected candidates will be called for the Physical Standards Test, whose date will be declared later.
The qualification required for SSC Constables (GD) in CAPFs, NIA & SSF Examination is 10th pass or an equivalent degree in any discipline from a recognized university at the time of applying. Anything below Matriculation will not be considered by the Staff Selection Commission. Such candidates will not be allowed to give the exam.
· The candidates appearing for the Staff Selection Commission Constables (GD) in CAPFs, NIA & SSF Examination must be between 18 to 23 years of age.
· Considerable relaxation is provided wherever applicable(SC/ST/OBC/PH/Ex-Serviceman)
The candidate applying for the Staff Selection Commission Constables (GD) in CAPFs, NIA & SSF Examination must be a citizen of India.
The various posts for which SSC Constables (GD) in CAPFs, NIA & SSF Examination is conducted are as follows:
(i) Constable General Duty (GD)
(vii) SSF and
(viii) rifleman in Assam rifles
PET/PST: All the candidates applying for the SSC Constables (GD) in CAPFs, NIA & SSF Examination have to appear for the PET/PST.
a) Physical Standards:
· For Males : 170 cms
· For Females : 157 cms
· For males only – Unexpanded : 80 cms
· Expanded : Min expansion 5 cms
· For males and Females: Proportionate to height and age as per medical standards.
· For Male candidates: 5 Kms in 24 minutes
· For Female candidates: 1.6 Kms in 8 ½ minutes
· The candidates who qualify the PET are allowed to sit in the written examination.
· It comprises of an objective type paper with 100 questions of 1 mark each.
· It consists of 4 sections with 25 questions in each section:
a) General Intelligence and Reasoning
b) General Knowledge and General Awareness
c) Elementary Mathematics
Cut off List/Result
· The tentative date for the declaration of result for Staff Selection Commission Constables (GD) in CAPFs, NIA & SSF Examination is in March’2018.
· The cut off is decided on the basis of:
a) number of candidates appearing in the exam,
b) difficulty level of the exam,
c) number of seats.
· The category wise cut off list is also released by the Commission.
Here are the best books recommended for you if you are preparing for SSC Constables (GD) in CAPFs, NIA & SSF Examination:
a) Success Series General Science
b) Guide for SSC Constable Exam
c) Master Guide For SSC Constable GD Exam by RPH Editorial Board
Suggested Coaching Centers
Here are the best coaching centres recommended for you if you are preparing for SSC Constables (GD) in CAPFs, NIA & SSF Examination.
b) Tara Institute
City: Delhi and Mumbai
c) BSC Academy
City: Delhi, Faridabad, Gurgaon
d) Paramount Coaching Centre Pvt. Ltd.
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