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SSC GD Constable 2018 Exam Pattern (CBT)

Staff Selection Commission of India has released its official notification concerning SSC GD 2018 regarding the recruitment for over 54,953 constable posts in BSF, ITBP, CISF, Rifleman, CRPF, etc. The application process for the same will begin from July 24, 2018. SSC GD 2018 (Staff Selection Commission General Duty- Constable). The exam dates are yet to be announced officially by the recruitment committee. The exam will be an online Computer Based Exam across India spread over a duration of 90 minutes. The language of exam will be either in English or Hindi only. Candidates desirous of applying for the above-notified course must get all the necessary information regarding the exam pattern from this page.

SSC GD Constable 2018

The examination will be conducted as an open examination for recruitment to the posts of Constable (General Duty) in Border Security Force (BSF), Central Industrial Security Force (CISF), Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF), Indo Tibetan Border Police (ITBP), Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB), National Investigation Agency (NIA) and Secretariat Security Force (SSF) and Rifleman (General Duty) in Assam Rifles as per the Recruitment Scheme formulated by the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA). As released officially there is a total vacancy of 54,953 posts. The recruitment process will consist of Computer Based Examination (CBE), Physical Efficiency Test (PET), Physical Standard Test (PST), and Medical Examination. Candidates post the successful filling of the form for the said post of their choice will have to go through the examination pattern in order to have a strategic and focused preparation. Below we have mentioned the date particulars concerning SSC GD Constable 2018 exam.

Exam Pattern for SSC GD Constable 2018

Willing candidates are called in to apply for various SSC- General Duty Constable post for the year 2018. Any such desirous applicant will have to maintain a clear and focused mode of examination approach by following the proposed examination pattern so as to be able to perform well on the day of exam. Having a detailed idea regarding the exam pattern will only increase the proficiency of the applicants. As for now, no official exam date has been released for the same. Once released, we will update our page regarding the same soon. Below we have mentioned in detail the mode of examination as well as the examination pattern for a refined approach.

  • The exam will be in an online Computer Based Examination (CBE).
  • The duration of exam will be 90 minutes covering objective type questions.
  • The total exam will be evaluated out of 100 marks.
  • The total number of objective type questions will be 100.
  • The topics to be covered by the candidates in CBE will be- General Intelligence, Elementary Mathematics, Matriculation English/Hindi, and General Intelligence and Reasoning.
  • Mock-Test for Computer Based Examination will be made available on the Commission’s website www.ssc.nic.in in due course of time.

Candidates are made aware of the subject wise topics that will be asked on the day of online computer based examination as follows-

Part A- General Intelligence and Reasoning

Candidates will be questioned on the basis of their analytical ability and ability to observe and distinguish patterns. The questioning of the same will be based principally on non-verbal type. Part A will mainly comprise of questions based on analogies, similarities and differences, spatial visualization, spatial orientation, visual memory, discrimination, observation, relationship concepts, arithmetical reasoning and figural classification, arithmetic number series, non-verbal series, coding and decoding, etc.

Part B- General Knowledge and General Awareness

This certain part will test candidate’s general awareness of the environment around him/her. The topics that will be generally covered are- current events, matters of daily observation and their experience pertaining to scientific aspect as expected of any educated person. It will also include questions relating to India and its neighboring countries especially relating to Sports, History, Culture, Geography, Economic Scene, General Polity, Indian Constitution, and scientific Research etc.

Part C- Elementary Mathematics

This certain part of the CBE will comprise of  of problems relating to number system, Decimals and Fractions and relationship between Numbers, computation of Whole Numbers, Fundamental arithmetical operations, Percentages, Ration and Proportion, Averages, Profit Loss and Discount, Time and Distance, Mensuration, Ratio and Time, and Time and Work.

Part D- English/Hindi

This certain part of the CBE will judge candidates’ ability to understand basic English/ Hindi and his/her basic comprehension for the said chosen language.

Distribution of marks

The examination that will be in the form of CBE will have a total of 100 objective questions carrying 100 marks in total. Topic wise, the exam will b divided in 4 parts namely- Part A, Part B, Part C, and Part D. Below is the distribution of marks that will be laid out on the day of CBE for SSC- GD 2018 topic wise.

CBE Paper Part Subject Number of Questions Maximum Marks
Part A General Intelligence & Reasoning 25 25
Part B General Knowledge &
General Awareness
25 25
Part C Elementary Mathematics 25 25
Part D English/Hindi 25 25

Things to be kept in mind for SSC GD Constable 2018 CBE

Candidates, on the day of Computer Based Examination (CBE) for SSC GD Constable 2018, will have to keep a few things in mind in order to have a hassle free examination without their candidature being considered void. The said points as mentioned-below must be strictly adhered in order to avoid any malpractice on the day of exam. The instructions, as notified officially, are as follows-

  1. Candidates are not permitted to use mobile phone, calculators, Bluetooth devices or any other electronic/ electrical device.
  2. Following point 1, candidates, therefore, must not bring mobile phone, calculators or any other electronic/ electrical device inside the examination hall.
  3. Possession of these items, whether in use or otherwise, will be considered as “use of unfair means” in the examination and appropriate action will be taken by the Commission against such candidates, as per extant policy of the Commission.

Note- The exam dates of Computer Based Examination are subject to change and will be notified as and when, if applied. Candidates are hereby requested to stay updated with our page as well as regularly check the official website for the same.

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