SSC GD 2024: Exam Pattern and Syllabus

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The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) General Duty (GD) examination is conducted to recruit candidates for various positions in central government paramilitary forces and armed forces, including the Border Security Force (BSF), Central Industrial Security Force (CISF), Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF), Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP), Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB), National Investigation Agency (NIA), and Secretariat Security Force (SSF). In this article, we will provide information about SSC GD Exam Pattern and Syllabus 2024.

SSC GD 2024: Highlights

SSC GD Syllabus 2024 Highlights

Name of Examination

SSC GD 2024

Post Name

General Duty Constable 

Type of Exam

 CBE – Online Test
 PET, PST & DME – Offline/ Physical Test

Duration of Online Exam

60 minutes (1 hour)

Language of Online Exam


Maximum Marks (Online Exam)

160 marks

Selection Process

  1. Computer-Based Examination (CBE)
  2. Physical Efficiency Test (PET)
  3. Physical Standard Test (PST)
  4. Detailed Medical Examination (DME)

Type of Questions (Online Exam)

Objective type (MCQs)

Marking Scheme

Correct answer: 2 marks

Wrong answer: ¼ deduct

SSC GD 2024: Revised Exam Pattern

  • As per the revised SSC GD Constable Exam pattern, the Tier 1 exam will be conducted online and based on multiple-choice (MCQs).

  • Number of sections: 4 sections

  • Total number of questions: 80

  • Duration of exam: 60 Minutes (Tier 1)

  • Language: Hindi, English, and 13 Regional Languages (Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Kannada, Konkani, Malayalam, Manipuri, Marathi, Odia, Punjabi, Tamil, Telugu and Urdu)

  • Negative marking: 0.50 negative marking for every incorrect answer

  • The level of questions is based on the High School (10th) level

SSC GD Constable Exam Pattern 2024


No. of Questions

Maximum Marks

Exam Duration

General Intelligence & Reasoning



60 minutes 

General Knowledge & General Awareness



Elementary Mathematics



English/ Hindi






SSC GD 2024: Syllabus

SSC GD Syllabus 2024: General Intelligence & Reasoning

The questions in this section will be on the following topics as:

  • Spatial orientation

  • Visual memory

  • Discrimination

  • Analogies

  • Similarities and differences

  • Spatial visualization

  • Observation

  • Relationship concepts

  • Figural Classification

  • Coding and decoding

  • Arithmetical reasoning and figural classification

  • Arithmetic number series

  • Non-verbal series

SSC GD Syllabus 2024: GK & GS

The questions in this section will be on the following topics as:

  • Geography

  • Economic Science

  • Sports

  • History

  • General Polity

  • Indian Constitution

  • India & its neighbouring countries

  • Culture

  • Scientific Research

SSC GD Syllabus 2024: Elementary Mathematics

The questions in this section will be on the following topics as:

  • Relationship between Numbers

  • Number Systems

  • Problems Related to Numbers

  • Computation of Whole Numbers

  • Fundamental arithmetical operations

  • Decimals and Fractions

  • Ratio and Proportion

  • Profit and Loss

  • Discount

  • Time and Distance

  • Ratio and Time

  • Time and Work

  • Percentages

  • Averages

  • Interest

  • Mensuration

SSC GD Syllabus 2024: English

The questions in this section will be on the following topics as:

  • Phrase Replacement

  • Synonyms & Antonyms

  • Fill in the blanks

  • Error Spotting

  • Spellings

  • One Word Substitution

  • Cloze Test

  • Phrase and idioms meaning

  • Reading comprehension

SSC GD Syllabus 2024: Hindi
  • विपरीतार्थक (विलोम) शब्द

  • शब्द-युग्म

  • प्रत्यय

  • पर्यायवाची शब्द

  • संधि और संधि विच्छेद

  • उपसर्ग

  • वाक्यांश के लिए एक सार्थक शब्द

  • संज्ञा शब्दों से विशेषण बनाना

  • अनेकार्थक शब्द

  • वाक्य-शुद्धि : अशुद्ध वाक्यों का शुद्धिकरण और वाक्यगत अशुद्धि का कारण

  • मुहावरे और लोकोक्तियाँ

  • सामासिक पदों की रचना और समास विग्रह

  • सरल, संयुक्त और मिश्र अंग्रेजी वाक्यों का हिंदी में रूपांतरण और हिंदी वाक्यों का अंग्रेजी में रूपांतरण

  • कार्यालयी पत्रों से संबंधित ज्ञान

  • शब्द-शुद्धि : अशुद्ध शब्दों का शुद्धिकरण और शब्दगत अशुद्धि का कारण

  • अंग्रेजी के पारिभाषिक (तकनीकी) शब्दों के समानार्थक हिंदी शब्द

  • वाच्य : कर्तृवाच्य, कर्मवाच्य और भाववाच्य प्रयोग

  • क्रिया : सकर्मक, अकर्मक और पूर्वकालिक क्रियाएँ


1. What is the last date to apply for the SSC GD 2023?

Ans: The last date to apply for the SSC GD 2023 is 31st December 2023.

2. How many vacancies have been released by the SSC for the SSC GD 2023?

Ans: 26146