SSC Constable (GD) in BSF, CISF, CRPF, SSB Exam

Staff Selection Commission
Constable (GD) in BSF, CISF, CRPF, SSB Exam
(Exam Syllabus)
A. General Intelligence & Reasoning:

Analytical aptitude and ability to observe and distinguish patterns will be tested through questions principally of non-verbal type. This component may include questions 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.
B. General Knowledge and General Awareness:

Questions in this component will be aimed at testing the candidate’s general awareness of the environment around him. Questions will also be designed to test knowledge of current events and of such matters of every day observations and experience in their scientific aspect as may be expected of any educated person. The test will also include questions relating to India and its neighbouring countries especially pertaining to sports, History, Culture, Geography, Economic Scene, General Polity, Indian Constitution, scientific Research etc. These Questions will be such that they do not require a special study of any discipline.
C. Elementary Mathematics:

This paper will include questions on problems relating to 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, etc.
D. English/Hindi :

Candidates’ ability to understand basic English/ Hindi, his basic comprehension and writing ability, etc. would be tested.

Note: The questions in all the above components will be of Matriculation level.

Staff Selection Commission
Constable (GD) in BSF, CISF, CRPF, SSB Exam
(Exam Pattern)
Physical Standards Test:

(i) All candidates applying for the recruitment and prima-facie eligible will be called to appear in Physical Standards Test and Physical Efficiency Test at places finalized by the Commission in consultation with the CPOs. Detailed scrutiny of their eligibility will not be undertaken by the Commission before PET/ PST. Therefore, it will be the responsibility of the candidate to verify their eligibility as prescribed in this notice before appearing for PST/ PET.

(ii) Physical standards laid down for the post of Constable are:

a) Height: For Males : 170 cms. – For Females : 157 cms.
b) Chest: For males only – Unexpanded : 80 cms. – Expanded : Min expansion 5 cms.
c) Weight : For males and Females : Proportionate to height and age as per medical standards
Physical Efficiency Test:

Candidates who have been screened as at I (Physical Standards Test) above will be required to undergo PET which will consist of the following:-

Male Candidates :
(a) Long Jump : 11 feet (Three chances to be given )
(b) High Jump : 3 1/2 feet (Three chances to be given )

Female Candidates:
(a) Long Jump : 9 feet (Three chances to be given )
(b) High Jump : 3 feet (Three chances to be given )

PET will not be held for Ex-servicemen. However, they will be required to qualify in the Medical Examination.
Note: Physical Standards and Physical Efficiency Tests are mandatory but are only qualifying in nature and will not carry any marks.
Written Examination:

The candidates qualifying in PST/PET will be called for a Written Examination. Though the Commission will endeavour to accommodate the candidates in centres opted by him / her, it may combine the centres or divert the candidates to other centres, depending on administrative convenience. The Written examination will consist of only one objective type paper containing 100 questions and carrying 100 marks, with the following composition:-
Part A

Subject: General Intelligence and Reasoning
Number of Questions: 25
Maximum Marks: 25
Duration/Time Allowed: Two Hours (10.00 A.M. to 12.00 Noon)

Part B

Subject: General Knowledge and General Awareness
Number of Questions: 25
Maximum Marks: 25
Duration/Time Allowed: Two Hours (10.00 A.M. to 12.00 Noon)

Part C

Subject: Elementary Mathematics
Number of Questions: 25
Maximum Marks: 25
Duration/Time Allowed: Two Hours (10.00 A.M. to 12.00 Noon)

Part D

Subject: English/Hindi
Number of Questions: 25
Maximum Marks: 25
Duration/Time Allowed: Two Hours (10.00 A.M. to 12.00 Noon)

All questions will be of Objective Multiple Choice Types. Questions will be set bilingually in Hindi and English in Parts A, B and C. Candidates are required to attempt either Hindi or English section of Part ‘D’ of the question paper.
Medical Examination:

(i) Only those candidates who have scored above the cut off marks fixed by the Commission in Written Examination will be required to appear in the Medical Examination. The Commission shall have the discretion to fix different qualifying standards for candidates belonging to different categories in different states/UTs, taking into consideration vacancies allotted to each State/UT.

(ii) The selected candidates will be medically examined to assess their physical and medical fitness as prescribed in the eligibility conditions. “Temporary Unfitness” will not be allowed. However, candidates declared unfit may file an appeal/ representation within 15 days of rejection by the medical Board. However, such candidates, if found fit by appeal panel in due course, will be recruited against the wastage.

(iii) Medical Standards: a) Eye Sight : The minimum distant vision should be 6/6 & 6/9 of 2 eyes without correction i.e. without wearing of glasses. The candidate should possess high COLOUR VISION. b) The candidates must not have knock Knee, flat foot, varicose vein or squint in eyes, bow legs, inability to close the left eye, inability to flex the fingers properly and any other obvious deformities. They must be in good mental and bodily health and free from any physical defect which is likely to interfere with the efficient performance of the duties.





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