The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) has announced the commencement of the registration process for the Constable (GD) in Central Armed Police Forces (CAPFs), NIA, SSF, and Rifleman (GD) in Assam Rifles Examination 2023. With the registration opening on November 24 and continuing till December 28, 2023, this recruitment drive offers an opportunity for aspirants to join various prestigious posts in central security forces.
Key Dates and Exam Details
The examination, slated for February 2024, serves as the gateway for candidates aspiring to become Constables in multiple forces, including the Border Security Force (BSF), Central Industrial Security Force (CISF), Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF), and others. The selection process encompasses several stages: Computer Based Examination (CBE), Physical Efficiency Test (PET), Physical Standard Test (PST), Medical Examination, and Document Verification.
Aspirants need to meet specific criteria to apply for SSC GD Constable 2023. The age requirement stipulates candidates be between 18 to 23 years old as of August 1, 2023, though there are relaxations for candidates from reserved categories. Additionally, applicants must have passed the Matriculation or 10th Class Examination from a recognized Board or University.
Application Process and Fee
To participate in the recruitment drive, candidates need to register through the official SSC website within the stipulated dates. The application fee for SSC GD Constable 2023 is set at Rs. 100. However, women candidates and those from Scheduled Castes (SC), Scheduled Tribes (ST), and Ex-servicemen (ESM) categories eligible for reservation are exempted from paying the fee.
The examination syllabus covers four key areas:
- General Intelligence and Reasoning: Assessing analytical aptitude and pattern recognition through questions primarily of a non-verbal nature. This section includes topics like analogies, spatial visualization, arithmetical reasoning, coding-decoding, etc.
- General Knowledge and General Awareness: Testing candidates’ awareness of their environment, current events, scientific aspects of everyday observations, and knowledge about India and neighboring countries. Questions span sports, history, culture, geography, economics, polity, constitution, and scientific research.
- Elementary Mathematics: Covering various mathematical concepts including number systems, arithmetic operations, percentages, ratios, interest, profit and loss, time and distance, time and work, etc.
- English/Hindi: Evaluating candidates’ basic comprehension and understanding of either English or Hindi.