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SSC GD 2023

SSC GD 2023: The SC GD 2022-23 exam will be held between January 10 and February 14, 2023. The commission published the SSC GD 2022-23 admission cards on its regional websites. Exam dates, admit card data, download link, shift timings, test instructions, syllabus, exam pattern, analysis, and more are listed below for SSC GD 2022-23.

What is SSC GD 2023 Constable

The SSC GD Constable Exam is officially known as the Constable General Duty (GD) Exam. A national-level exam is administered by the Staff Selection Commission (SSC). Every year, thousands of people apply for the SSC GD exam. Continue reading to find out more about the SSC GD 2023 notification, test dates, syllabus, exam pattern, age limit, and other crucial details.

SSC GD 2023 Recruitment Forces

SSC GD 2023 applications will be filled by lakhs of candidates to fulfill their dreams of joining several posts as constables in various forces. The Commission recruits candidates for the posts of Constable (General Duty) and Rifleman (General Duty) in the below-mentioned forces:

  • Border Security Force (BSF)
  • Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF)
  • Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP)
  • National Investigation Agency (NIA)
  • Central Industrial Security Force (CISF)
  • Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB)
  • Secretariat Security Force (SSF)

SSC GD 2023 Exam Analysis Jan 11 Overall Difficulty Level

As per the review of the candidates, the questions and topics asked in the SSC GD 2022-23 exam were easy to moderate. Check below the section-wise SSC GD Constable exam analysis held on January 11, 2023, with good attempts.

SSC GD Constable 2022-23 Exam Analysis (Shift 1) (Jan 11)
Sections Good Attempts Difficulty Level
General Intelligence and Reasoning 14-16 Easy to Moderate
General Knowledge and General Awareness 12-15 Easy to Moderate
Elementary Mathematics 12-13 Easy to Moderate
English/Hindi 16-17 Easy to Moderate
Overall Difficulty Level 53-65 Easy to Moderate

SSC GD Constable Exam Analysis 2023 (Jan 10) Shift 1

The team asked students about the SSC GD Constable 2023 exam, which is conducted in one of the centres in Noida on January 10, 2023. The paper in Shift 1 was easy to moderate. Some candidates faced difficulty while scrolling the paper via computer. Some felt that the paper was a bit lengthy and easy.

SSC GD Constable 2022-23 Exam Analysis (Shift 1) (Jan 10)
Sections Good Attempts Difficulty Level
General Intelligence and Reasoning 14-18 Easy
General Knowledge and General Awareness 11-14 Easy to Moderate
Elementary Mathematics 13-15 Moderate
English/Hindi 15-17 Easy to Moderate
Overall Difficulty Level 53-63 Easy to Moderate

SSC GD 2023 Admit Card (Region-Wise)

The Staff Selection Commission has released the SSC GD 2022-23 admit cards region-wise. Candidates can download region-wise SSC GD Constable 2022 admit cards via the direct link provided below.

SSC Regions  SSC GD 2022-23 Admit Card Links 
Eastern Region
Central Region (CR)
Madhya Pradesh Region (MPR)
North Eastern Region
Western Region (WR)
North Western Region (NWR)
Northern Region
Southern Region
KKR region

SSC GD 2023 Application Status (Region-Wise)

The commission has released the region-wise SSC GD 2022-23 application status on the official websites. Check below the SSC GD 2022-23 region-wise application status links.

SSC Regions  SSC GD 2022-23 Application Status Links 
SSC Eastern Region (ER)
SSC Central Region (CR)
SSC Madhya Pradesh Region (MPR)
SSC North Eastern Region (NER)
SSC Western Region (WR)
SSC North Western Region (NWR)
SSC Northern Region (NR)
SSC Southern Region (SR)
SSC KKR region

SSC GD 2023 Exam Highlights

Check below for the details of SSC GD 2023 exam.

Name of the exam SSC Constable (General Duty) Exam
Full form Constable (General Duty)
Conducting body Staff Selection Commission
Post name Constable (Males and Females)
Exam level National
Job location All India
Educational qualification 10th Pass (appearing not allowed)
Age limit 18-23 years
Application fee INR 100
Vacancies To be notified
Pay scale Pay Level-3 (INR 21700-69100)
Selection stages Computer-Based Exam (CBE), Physical Efficiency Test (PET), Physical Standard Test (PST), Medical Exam (Detailed Medical Exam)
Exam frequency Not fixed (based on the number of vacancies intimated by the Ministry of Home Affairs to SSC)
Mode of exam Online
Exam language English and Hindi

SSC GD 2023 Notification

The official SSC GD notification is an essential document that consists of all the details regarding the exam. Candidates must read the SSC GD notification to understand the details of the exam, and eligibility criteria so that they can apply online for the SSC GD exam. The SSC GD 2023 registration and application link will be activated after the release of the notification. SSC GD 2022-23 notification was released on October 27, 2022 for 45,284 vacancies.

SSC GD 2023 Notification PDF link

The SSC GD 2023 official notification for various Constable (General Duty) vacancies will be released on the official website. The exam is held every year by the Staff Selection Commission. The direct link to download the SSC GD 2023 Notification pdf will be activated below after its release.

SSC GD 2023 Exam Dates

The official SSC GD 2023 notification includes important dates for candidates. It also provides candidates with a rough estimate of preparation time. The complete schedule of the exam will be updated after the release of the SSC GD 2023 notification.

Exam Events Exam Dates
Notification To be notified
Application start date To be notified
Last date to apply online To be notified
Last date to submit the application fee online To be notified
Last date to generate bank challan To be notified
Last date to submit the application fee offline To be notified
SSC GD admit card To be notified
Computer-Based Exam To be notified

SSC GD 2023 Application Process

SSC GD 2023 forms can be filled out online, and no physical forms will be available to the candidates. The SSC GD 2023 application form has two parts, namely Part I (registration) and Part II (application form). While filling out the SSC GD Constable application form, candidates need to pay the required fee, which is INR 100 (women/SC/ST/ex-servicemen candidates are exempt from fee payment). However, before proceeding with the application process, candidates are advised to check their SSC GD eligibility.

 SSC GD 2023 Online Application 

The SSC GD 2023 Apply Online link will be activated by the officials just after the release of the notification on the official website, Candidates who are eligible and interested can apply online from the official portal or from the direct link that will be provided below. Candidates are advised to apply for the SSC GD 2023 Constable exam positions on or before the deadline. The direct link to apply online will be activated.

SSC GD 2023 Document Required For Application Process

Check the list below for the documents that candidates must have ready before filling out the SSC GD Constable application form:

  • Aadhaar Card or Aadhaar Enrollment number
  • In case candidates do have Aadhaar Card or Aadhaar enrollment number can enter details of their Voter ID Card, PAN, Passport, Driving License, School/College ID and Employer ID
  • Class 10 mark sheet and admit card
  • Bank details to make online payments (not required in case of offline payment)

 SSC GD 2023 Application Fee

The SSC GD Constable application fee is INR 100 for every candidate to register. However, women, SC, ST/Ex-Servicemen candidates are exempted from the fee payment.

How To Apply Online For SSC GD 2023

Candidates can find the step-by-step procedure for applying online for SSC GD 2023 recruitment below.

  • Visit the official website,
  • A page with registration and login forms will be displayed.
  • If a candidate has already registered for SSC exams, then just fill in the login details to apply for the SSC GD 2023 Constable Exam. But if a candidate has not yet registered, he or she needs to fill out the registration form.
  • After logging in, go to “Apply now” and fill in the required details, including name, father’s name, mother’s name, education qualification, address, etc.
  • Now, fill in the communication address and upload your photo and signature.
  • Before submitting the form, preview the details.
  • After submitting the form, the next step is to pay the fee. The SSC GD 2023 application fee is acceptable in online and offline modes.
  • The candidate can pay the fee through Debit/Credit card/Net Banking/E-Challan if applicable.
  • Click submit, and the form will be submitted successfully.
  • Now, the SSC GD 2023 application process is complete, and you can take the printout for further use.

SSC GD 2023 Eligibility Criteria

The eligibility criteria for the SSC GD 2023 Exam have been prescribed in the notification. It covers all aspects of SSC GD eligibility criteria, such as education requirements, age limits, and nationality requirements for the exam. The notification also mentions the relaxation provided for certain categories. To avoid last-minute cancellations of their candidature, candidates should read and understand the eligibility requirements for the SSC GD exam.


Candidates must be citizens of India, Nepal, or Bhutan to apply online for SSC GD 2023 recruitment. Because the vacancies are announced by state/UT, a candidate must submit a domicile/PRC against his state/UT to claim any reservation.

Age Limit

A candidate applying for the SSC GD Constable exam must have a minimum age of 18 years and should not exceed 23 years of age. Candidates should not have been born earlier than 02-01-2000 and later than 01-01-2005.

SC/ST 5 years
OBC 3 years
Ex-Servicemen 3 years after deduction of the military service rendered from the actual age as on the date of reckoning
Children and dependent of victims killed in the 1984 riots or communal riots of 2002 in Gujarat (Unreserved) 5 years
Children and dependent of victims killed in the 1984 riots or communal riots of 2002 in Gujarat (OBC) 8 years
Children and dependent of victims killed in the 1984 riots or communal riots of 2002 in Gujarat (SC/ ST) 10 years

Education Qualification

The candidate should have a tenth pass certificate from any recognised board or university, and then he or she is eligible to apply for the SSC GD 2023 exam.

SSC GD Constable 2023 PST/ PET (Physical Eligibility)

Physical Standards for the posts are as follows:


Male: 170 cms

Female: 157 cms

Few categories of candidates are allowed relaxation in heights:

Category Males

(in cms)


(in cms)

All candidates belonging to Scheduled Tribes 162.5 150.0
All Scheduled Tribe candidates of North Eastern States (NE States) 157.0 147.5
All Scheduled Tribe candidates of Left Wing Extremism affected districts 160.0 147.5
Candidates falling in the categories of Garhwalis, Kumaonis, Dogras, Marathas and candidates belonging to the States/ UTs of Assam, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu & Kashmir and Ladakh 165.0 155.0
Candidates hailing from the North-Eastern States of Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Sikkim and Tripura 162.5 152.5
Candidates hailing from Gorkha Territorial Administration (GTA) comprising of the three Sub-Divisions of Darjeeling District namely Darjeeling, Kalimpong and Kurseong and includes the following “Mouzas” Sub-Division of these Districts :
(1)Lohagarh Tea Garden (2) Lohagarh Forest (3) Rangmohan (4) Barachenga (5) Panighata (6) ChotaAdalpur (7) Paharu (8) Sukna Forest  (9) Sukna Part-I (10) Pantapati Forest-I (11) Mahanadi Forest (12) Champasari Forest (13) SalbariChhatpart-II (14) Sitong Forest (15) Sivoke Hill Forest (16) Sivoke Forest (17) ChhotaChenga (18) Nipania.

SSC GD Constable Physical Efficiency Test (PET)

The candidates can see below the official  PET conditions.

  For Male candidates For Female candidates
Race 5 Kms in 24 minutes 1.6 Kms in 8 ½ minutes

 For Candidates Of Ladakh Region

  For Male candidates For Female candidates
Race 1 Mile in 6 ½ minutes 800 metres in 4 minutes

SSC GD 2023 Exam Chest Requirements

The males candidates preparing for the SSC GD Constable exam should ensure that they fulfill the chest measurement requirement of the exam.

Un expanded 80 cm
Minimum expansion 5 cm

What Is The Selection Process For The SSC GD 2023 Exam?

The entire recruitment process for SSC GD 2023 will be completed in four stages, namely:

  • Online Computer-Based Test
  • Physical Standard Test
  • Physical Efficiency Test
  • Medical Test

Candidates who qualify for the exam will have to appear for document verification.

SSC GD 2023 Exam Pattern

As the commission has changed the exam pattern for the SSC GD 2023 Exam, candidates should go through the changed exam pattern and prepare accordingly. The SSC GD 2023 exam consists of four sections, as mentioned below.

SSC GD CBE Sections Number of Questions Maximum Marks
Part A – General Intelligence and Reasoning 20 40
Part B – General Knowledge and General Awareness 20 40
Part C – Elementary Mathematics 20 40
Part D- English/Hindi 20 40
Total 80 160


SSC GD 2023 Syllabus

SSC GD 2023 exam syllabus covers the following subjects:

  • General Knowledge and General Awareness
  • Elementary Mathematics
  • General Intelligence & Reasoning
  • English Comprehension

Syllabus of General Intelligence & Reasoning

SSC GD Constable exam assesses a candidate’s analytical aptitude and ability to observe and distinguish patterns. Questions are basically non-verbal types. Questions are asked from the following topics –

  • Analogies
  • Similarities and differences
  • Spatial Visualization
  • Spatial Orientation
  • Visual Memory
  • Discrimination
  • Observation
  • Relationship
  • Concepts
  • Arithmetical Reasoning
  • Figural Classification
  • Arithmetic Number Series
  • Non- Verbal series
  • Coding and Decoding, etc.

Syllabus for Elementary Mathematics

This paper will include questions on problems relating to;

  • Number Systems
  • Computation of Whole Numbers
  • Decimals and Fractions and the relationship between Numbers
  • Fundamental Arithmetical Operations
  • Percentages, Ratios, and Proportion
  • Averages, Interest, Profit, and Loss
  • Discount, Mensuration, Time and Distance, Ratio
  • Time, Time and Work, etc.

Syllabus for General Knowledge and General Awareness

General Knowledge and General Awareness questions asked in the SSC GD Constable exam are of elementary level. The daily reading of newspapers and the basic learning from the standard books of General Knowledge can help to score better in this section. The test includes the following topics like India and its neighboring countries especially pertaining to Sports, History, Culture, Geography, Economic Scene, General Polity, Indian Constitution, scientific research etc.

Syllabus for English/Hindi

The section assesses a candidate’s ability to understand basic English/Hindi and Comprehension. Questions in this section are basically asked from the following topics –

  • Fill in the blanks
  • Vocabulary
  • Grammar
  • Passage
  • One-word substitution

SSC GD 2023 Some Important Books

Some important books for SSC GD Constable are provided below –

General Intelligence & Reasoning

  • Verbal and Non-Verbal Reasoning by RS Agarwal
  • Verbal and Non-Verbal Reasoning by Kiran Publication
  • Analytical Reasoning by MK Pandey
  • Non-Verbal Reasoning by BS Sijwali & Indu Sijwali
  • Shortcuts in Reasoning (Verbal, Non-Verbal & Analytical) for competitive exams by Disha Experts


  • Popular Arithmetic Multiple-Choice Questions by RPH Editorial Board
  • SSC Mathematics Chapterwise Questions by Rakesh Yadav
  • Maths For SSC Constable Exam by Ram Singh Yadav, Yajvender Yadav
  • Complete Mathematics (Part-1) by Rishikesh Kumar

English Language

  • Objective General English by SP Bakshi
  • Objective General English by RS Agarwal
  • English Grammar Book by Wren and Martin
  • Popular English Grammar (with Hindi Explanations)

SSC GD 2023 Vacancy

The SSC GD 2023 notification will mention the vacancies for male and female candidates separately. Vacancies for the SSC GD 2023 exam will be announced after the release of the notification. SSC GD 2022–23 vacancies were announced by the commission; that is, 45,284 vacancies, out of which 40,274 are for male constables and 48,355 are for female constables. The highest number of vacancies are notified for the Border Security Force (BSF). CRPF will be the nodal agency to conduct the physical and medical examinations of the candidates.

SSC GD 2023 Exam Centre

Check below for the list of the region-wise SSC GD exam centres as notified by the Staff Selection Commission for 2022–2033.

SSC Region and States/ UTs under the jurisdiction of the Region Examination Centres and

Centre Code

Central Region (CR)/Bihar and Uttar Pradesh



Bhagalpur (3201), Darbhanga (3202), Muzaffarpur (3205), Patna (3206), Purnea (3209), Agra (3001), Bareilly (3005), Gorakhpur (3007), Jhansi (3008), Kanpur (3009), Lucknow (3010), Meerut (3011), Prayagraj (3003), Varanasi (3013)
Eastern Region (ER)/Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Jharkhand, Odisha, Sikkim and West Bengal



Port Blair (4802), Ranchi (4205), Balasore (4601), Berhampore (Odisha) (4602), Bhubaneshwar (4604), Cuttack (4605), Dhenkanal (4611), Rourkela (4610), Sambalpur (4609), Gangtok (4001), Hooghly (4418), Kolkata (4410), Siliguri (4415)
Karnataka, Kerala Region (KKR)/Lakshadweep, Karnataka and Kerala



Kavaratti (9401), Bengaluru (9001), Hubballi (9011), Mangaluru (9008), Ernakulam (9213), Thrissur (9212), Thiruvananthapuram (9211)
Madhya Pradesh Sub-Region (MPR)/Chhattisgarh and Madhya Pradesh



Bilaspur (6202), Raipur (6204), Durg-Bhilai (6205), Bhopal (6001), Gwalior (6005), Indore (6006), Jabalpur (6007), Satna (6014), Sagar (6015), Ujjain (6016)
North Eastern Region (NER)/ Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland and Tripura Itanagar (5001), Dibrugarh (5102), Guwahati (Dispur) (5105), Jorhat (5107), Silchar (5111), Imphal (5501), Churachandpur (5502), Ukhrul (5503), Shillong (5401), Aizwal (5701), Kohima (5302), Agartala (5601)
Northern Region (NR)/Delhi, Rajasthan and Uttarakhand



Delhi (2201), Ajmer (2401), Alwar (2402), Bharatpur (2403), Bikaner (2404), Jaipur (2405), Jodhpur (2406), Kota (2407), Sriganganagar (2408), Udaipur (2409), Sikar (2411), Dehradun (2002), Haldwani (2003), Haridwar (2005), Roorkee (2006)
North Western Sub-Region (NWR)/Chandigarh, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir, Ladakh and Punjab


Chandigarh/Mohali (1601), Hamirpur (1202), Shimla (1203), Jammu (1004), Samba (1010), Srinagar (J&K) (1007), Leh (1005), Amritsar (1404), Jalandhar (1402), Ludhiana (1405), Patiala (1403)
Southern Region (SR)/Andhra Pradesh, Puducherry, Tamil Nadu and Telangana.



Chirala (8011), Guntur (8001), Kakinada (8009), Kurnool (8003), Nellore (8010), Rajahmundry (8004), Tirupati (8006), Vizianagaram (8012), Vijaywada (8008), Vishakhapatnam   (8007), Puducherry (8401), Chennai (8201), Coimbatore (8202), Madurai (8204), Salem (8205), Tiruchirapalli (8206), Tirunelveli (8207), Vellore (8208), Hyderabad (8601), Karimnagar (8604), Warangal (8603)
Western Region (WR)/Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu, Goa, Gujarat and Maharashtra



Panaji (7801), Ahmedabad (7001), Anand (7011), Gandhinagar (7012), Mehsana (7013), Rajkot (7006), Surat (7007), Vadodara (7002), Amravati (7201), Aurangabad (7202), Jalgaon (7214), Kolhapur (7203), Mumbai (7204), Nagpur (7205), Nanded (7206), Nashik (7207), Pune (7208)


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