SSC GD (GENERAL DUTY)

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Exam pattern of SSC-

The first phase of SSC GD Exam 2019 will be the Objective Type Written Exam, The SSC GD Written Exam will be conducted through online mode only.

To compete in the SSC GD Physical Test, one must qualify the written test first.

The SSC GD Exam Pattern for written exam is as follows:

Part Subject No. Of Questions Maximum Marks Time Duration
A General Intelligence & Reasoning 25 25 120 Minutes (Total)
B General Knowledge & General Awareness 25 25
C Elementary Mathematics 25 25
D English/Hindi 25 25
Total 100 100 100

Each question carries 1 mark and time duration for the exam will be 2 hours (120 minutes).

Matriculation level questions will be asked in the Exam.

SSC Online examination will be conducted in English and Hindi Language.

Physical Standard Test/ Physical Efficiency Test Pattern

The Physical Test of SSC GD is a very important phase for those candidates who want to apply for this exam

All candidates will have to undergo a physical endurance & measurement test.

The Physical test doesn’t carry any marks but it is very crucial that you clear it. If you fail in the physical test then you won’t be able to clear the SSC GD Exam

SSC GD Physical Standard for Male Candidates

Height – 170 cm.

Chest – 81 (Unexpanded), 85 (Expanded)

Race – 5 km in 24 minutes.

Long Jump – 14 feet (In three chances)

High Jump – 3’9’’ (In three chances)

SSC GD Physical Standards for Female Candidates

Height – 157 cm.

Chest – There is no chest measurement for female candidates.

Race – 1600 meters in 8.30 minutes.

Long Jump – 10 feet (In three chances)

High Jump – 3’ (In three chances)


Eligibility for SSC 2020:

Same as above


Important dates for SSC:

Exam date not released


Syllabus for the exam:

The SSC GD syllabus is a very important element for all those who are preparing for SSC GD because if you know the complete syllabus then you can eliminate wasteful hours and fully focus on any weak areas that might be there.

The SSC GD Syllabus is mentioned below:

SSC Syllabus for General Intelligence & Reasoning:

  • 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

SSC Syllabus for General Knowledge and General Awareness:

  • Sports
  • History
  • Culture
  • Geography
  • Economic Scene
  • General Polity
  • Indian Constitution
  • Scientific Research

SSC Syllabus for Elementary Mathematics

  • Number Systems
  • Computation of Whole Numbers
  • Decimals and Fractions and relationship between Numbers
  • Fundamental arithmetical operations
  • Percentages
  • Ratio and Proportion
  • Averages
  • Interest
  • Profit and Loss
  • Discount
  • Mensuration
  • Time and Distance
  • Ratio and Time
  • Time and Work

SSC Syllabus for English Comprehension

  • 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
  • Comprehension Passage
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