SSC GD Constable Syllabus 2018

SSC GD Constable Syllabus 2018 – The syllabus of SSC GD Constable exam is released by exam conducting body, Staff Selection Commission (SSC). SSC GD Constable syllabus provide details regarding the topics and sub-topics under different sections of written exam. SSC GD Constable 2018 syllabus for General Intelligence & Reasoning include analogies, similarities and differences spatial visualization etc. The syllabus for the General Knowledge and General Awareness is aimed to test candidates’ general awareness and questions from current , every day observations and experience in their scientific aspect etc.

The elementary mathematics include questions on problems related to number systems, computation of whole numbers, decimals and fractions and relationship between numbers, fundamental arithmetical operations, percentages, ratio and proportion, averages, interest, profit etc to check the basics of mathematics. The syllabus for SSC GD Constable English/Hindi is conducted to check the ability to understand basic English/ Hindi comprehensive. SC GD Constable has three stage- Stage 1 includes PET/PST, stage 2 is written test and stage 3 includes Medical examination. The detailed syllabus of SSC GD Constable 2018 is given below.

Highlights of SSC GD Constable Syllabus 2018


The questions asked in SSC GD Constable 2018 are from four subjects – General Intelligence and Reasoning, General Knowledge and General Awareness, Elementary Mathematics and English/Hindi.

SSC GD Constable Syllabus 2018 for General Intelligence and Reasoning – Part A

  • Analogies
  • Similarities and differences
  • Spatial visualization
  • Spatial orientation
  • Visual memory
  • Discrimination
  • Observation
  • Relationship concepts
  • Arithmetical reasoning and figural classification
  • Arithmetic number series
  • Coding and decoding etc.

SSC GD Constable Syllabus 2018 for General Knowledge and General Awareness

  • Sports
  • History
  • Culture
  • Geography
  • Economic Scene
  • General Polity
  • Indian Constitution
  • Scientific research etc.

SSC GD Constable syllabus 2018 for Elementary Mathematics – Part C

  • Fundamental arithmetical
  • Operations
  • Percentages
  • Ratio and Proportion
  • Averages
  • Interest
  • Profit andLoss
  • Discount
  • Mensuration
  • Time and Distance
  • Ratio
  • Time andWork etc.

SSC GD Constable syllabus 2018 for English/Hindi

  • Basic English/ Hindi, comprehension

SSC GD Constable Exam Pattern 2018


The exam pattern of SSC GD Constable is divided into three parts – Physical Standards Test (PST)/ Physical Efficiency Test (PET), Written Exam, Medical Examination. PST/ PET is biometric identification & screening of testimonials, chest, weight measurements and race of 1 Mile in 6:30 minutes for male and 800 meters in 4 minutes for females candidates. The shortlisted candidates are eligible to appear for the written test.

The written test comprises Objective Multiple Choice Type questions from four sections – General Intelligence and Reasoning, General Knowledge and General Awareness, Elementary Mathematics and English/Hindi. Candidates who fill their applications online can write the paper either in English or Hindi whereas those applying offline can give their exam in regional languages as well as in English and Hindi. Candidates shortlisted on the basis of written exam undergo medical examination. To check detail exam pattern of SSC GD Constable Candidates can read below.

Physical Standard Test (PST)/ Physical Efficiency Test (PET)

Candidates found eligible on height parameters will undergo PET (race) followed by biometric identification & screening of testimonials and thereafter chest and weight measurements by a board.

Race Male Female
5 Kms in 24 minutes 1.6 Kms in 8:30 minutes1.6 Kms in 8:30 minutes

Written Exam

Candidates who qualify PST/PET test are eligible for written exam. The written examination of SSC GD Constable consists of one objective type paper containing 100 questions carrying 100 marks.

Subject Number of


Maximum Duration/


Part – A General Intelligence and


25 25 2 Hours
Part – B General Knowledge and

General Awareness

25 25
Part –C Elementary Mathematics 25 25
Part – D English/Hindi 25 25

Medical Examination

In this stage candidates have to undergo eye check up, they must not have knock knee, flat foot, varicose vein and squint in eyes. They must be in good mental and physical health to serve in high altitude and border areas.

Visual Acuity unaided (Near Vision) Uncorrected Visual Acuity (Distant Vision) Refraction Color Vision Remarks
Better Eye Worse Eye Better Eye Worse Eye
N6 N9 6/6 6/9 Visual correction of any kind is not permitted even by glasses. CP-III BY ISIHARA -In right handed person, the Right eye is better eye and vice versa.

-Binocular vision is required

Important books to refer for SSC GD Constable 2018


Candidates can refer the books given below to prepare for SSC GD Constable exam.

Best books for General Intelligence and Reasoning

Books Author
General Intelligence and Test of Reasoning Vikas Publishing House
A Modern Approach to Verbal & Non-Verbal Reasoning R. S Aggarwal
Shortcuts in Reasoning (Verbal, Non-Verbal & Analytical) for Competitive Exams Disha Experts
How to Crack Test Of Reasoning- Revised Edition Jaikishan & Premkishan

Best books for General Knowledge and General Awareness

Books Author
General Knowledge 2018 Essential ‘Knowledge Capsule’ in General Awareness & Current Affairs Manohar Pandey
General Knowledge 2018 Manohar Pandey
General Knowledge 2018 Latest Current Affairs & Who’s Who RPH Editorial Board
Current Affairs Roundup with 30+ Online Tests & 2 E – Books Disha Experts

Best books for Elementary Mathematics

Books Author
Elementary Mathematics from an Advanced Standpoint Felix Klein
Popular Arithmetic Multiple-Choice Questions RPH Editorial Board
Problems in Mathematics with Hints and Solutions V. Govorov
A Problem Book in Mathematical Analysis G. N. Berman
Lectures on Elementary Mathematics Joseph-Louis Lagrange

Best books for English/ Hindi

Books Author
Objective General English S.P Bakshi
Adhunik Hindi Vyakaran Aur Rachna (Hindi) Basudeo Nandan Prasad
General Hindi and Concise Grammar – An Indispensable Guide for all Competitive Exams Dr. Brij Kishore Prasad Singh
Popular English Grammar (with Hindi Explanations) H. S Bhatia
Idioms, Phrases & Proverbs with Hindi Meanings H. S Bhatia

Preparation tips of SSC GD Constable


To prepare for any exam it is important for the candidates to follow some tips which can help then score better. Some preparation tips for SSC GD Constable exam are given below:

  • Solve previous years’ question papers

Candidates who wish to appear for SSC GD Constable exam must solve the questions papers for previous years’ to get an idea about the exam pattern, questions asked in exam, weightage of topics etc. it also helps candidates eliminate the fear in the examination hall, boosts your confidence, and train you to solve the questions under the stipulated time.

  • Physical Activities

It is essential for the candidates to train themselves physically because candidates will not sit in the written test they clear PET/ PST test. So, candidates must manage to plan for physical activity and practice it on daily basis.

  • Make notes

Candidates are advised to make notes for the important topics and sub topics. Making short notes can help candidates refer the topics during exams easily.

  • Revision is important

In last few days before the exam candidates are advised to revise the topics they read. Doping revision help candidates score well and retain the topics read easily.

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