SSC GD Syllabus & Exam Pattern 2022: The SSC GD Syllabus is the first and foremost step, to begin, your prepare for the upcoming General Duty Constable Exam. With the help of the SSC GD exam pattern and syllabus, the candidates can plan a well-mannered strategy for the upcoming SSC GD and can prepare in a systematic manner.

Staff Selection Commission (SSC) has revised the SSC GD Exam Pattern for the post of constables which has been released along with the official notification. Now there will be 80 questions for 160 marks to be solved in 60 minutes and there will be a negative marking of 0.50 marks.  

As the SSC GD Constable Notification 2022 for 24369 General Constable vacancies has been released on 27th October 2022, so the candidates who are going to appear for the recruitment process must have planned to start their preparation for SSC GD 2022 with the updated SSC GD Exam Pattern and Syllabus. The latest SSC GD Constable syllabus and exam pattern has been published in the official notification of SSC GD and we have detailed it in this article for your reference.

Candidates can also check SSC GD Syllabus and Exam Pattern on official website.
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SSC GD Syllabus 2022

Have a glimpse of the SSC GD Constable Syllabus and Exam Pattern from the below table.

SSC GD Syllabus 2022 Overview
Name of ExaminationSSC GD 2022
Post NameGeneral Duty Constable 
Type of Exam CBE – Online Test
 PET, PST & DME – Offline/ Physical Test
Duration of Online Exam60 minutes (1 hour)
Language of Online Exam English
 Hindi
Maximum Marks (Online Exam)160 marks
CategorySSC GD Syllabus & Exam Pattern
Selection ProcessComputer-Based Examination (CBE)Physical Efficiency Test (PET)Physical Standard Test (PST)Detailed Medical Examination (DME)
Type of Questions (Online Exam)All questions of CBE will be of Objective type (MCQs)
Marking Scheme2 marks for each correct answer
Negative Marking0.50 negative marking for wrong answers

SSC GD Constable Exam Pattern 2022 [Revised]

As per the revised SSC GD Constable Exam pattern, the Tier 1 exam is an online, multiple-choice-based exam.

  • The exam consists of 4 sections with 80 questions in total.
  • The duration for the SSC GD Constable Tier I exam is 60 minutes.
  • The Computer Based Examination (CBE) is conducted in bilingual languages – English and Hindi only.
  • There is a 0.50 negative marking for every incorrect answer in the SSC GD online test.
  • The questions asked in the online examination will be of High School (10th) level.
SubjectNo. of QuestionsMaximum MarksExam Duration
General Intelligence & Reasoning204060 minutes (1 hour) 
General Knowledge & General Awareness2040
Elementary Mathematics2040
English/ Hindi2040
Total80160

SSC GD Constable Syllabus 2022

The candidates, who preparation for SSC GD Constable Online Exam 2022, should be familiar with SSC GD Syllabus which has been discussed topic-wise below.

SSC GD Syllabus (General Intelligence & Reasoning)

This section will include the questions that will determine the candidate’s analytical aptitude and ability to observe and distinguish patterns of non-verbal type. The questions in this section will be on the topics as:

S.NGeneral Intelligence & Reasoning topics name
1.Analogies
2.Similarities and differences
3.Spatial visualization
4.Spatial orientation
5.Visual memory
6.Discrimination
7.Observation
8.Relationship concepts
9.Arithmetical reasoning and figural classification
10.Arithmetic number series
11.Non-verbal series
12.Figural Classification
13.Coding and decoding

SSC GD Syllabus (GK & GS)

This section will be accessing the candidate’s general awareness GK of the day-to-day activities around. The candidate must have the vast knowledge of current affairs (events) and of such matters of everyday 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

S.NTopics Name of GK & GS for SSC GD Syllabus
1.Sports (खेल)
2.History (इतिहास)
3.India & its neighbouring countries
4.Culture (संस्कृति)
5.Geography (भूगोल)
6.Economic Scene (आर्थिक परिदृश्य)
7.General Polity (सामान्य राजनीति)
8.Indian Constitution (भारतीय संविधान)
9.Scientific Research (वैज्ञानिक अनुसंधान)

SSC GD Syllabus (Elementary Mathematics)

The topics that are covered in this section will be of high school level. This section requires proper practice with speed and accuracy of solving tricky questions. The mathematical problems will be from the below-mentioned topics.

S.NSSC GD Syllabus (Elementary Mathematics) Topic Name
1.Number Systems (संख्या प्रणाली)
2.Problems Related to Numbers
3.Computation of Whole Numbers (पूर्ण संख्याओं की गणना)
4.Decimals and Fractions (दशमलव और भिन्न)
5.Relationship between Numbers (संख्याओं के बीच संबंध)
6.Fundamental arithmetical operations (मूल अंकगणितीय संक्रियाएं)
7.Percentages (प्रतिशत)
8.Ratio and Proportion (अनुपात और समानुपात)
9.Averages
10Interest (ब्याज)
11.Profit and Loss (लाभ और हानि)
12.Discount
13.Mensuration
14.Time and Distance (समय और दूरी)
15.Ratio and Time (अनुपात और समय)
16.Time and Work (समय और कार्य)

SSC GD Syllabus (English)

The candidates’ ability to understand basic English and its basic comprehension would be tested. Whether you choose to appear in English or Hindi language, this section will be in English language only for all candidates.

S.NTopics Name of English for SSC GD Syllabus
1.Fill in the blanks
2.Error Spotting
3.Phrase Replacement
4.Synonyms & Antonyms
5.Cloze Test
6.Phrase and idioms meaning
7.Spellings
8.One Word Substitution
9.Reading comprehension

SSC GD Constable Syllabus in Hindi

The candidates who have been planning to appear in SSC GD 2022 Exam in the Hindi language can go through the subject-wise topics from the below section.

SSC GD Syllabus (Hindi)

This section will be only in Hindi language to assess the candidate’s knowledge for the language. The topics covered under this section are listed below.

S.NSSC GD Syllabus (Hindi)
1.संधि और संधि विच्छेद
2.उपसर्ग
3.प्रत्यय
4.पर्यायवाची शब्द
5.मुहावरे और लोकोक्तियाँ
6.सामासिक पदों की रचना और समास विग्रह
7.विपरीतार्थक (विलोम) शब्द
8.शब्द-युग्म
9.वाक्यांश के लिए एक सार्थक शब्द
10.संज्ञा शब्दों से विशेषण बनाना
11.अनेकार्थक शब्द
12.वाक्य-शुद्धि : अशुद्ध वाक्यों का शुद्धिकरण और वाक्यगत अशुद्धि का कारण
13.वाच्य : कर्तृवाच्य, कर्मवाच्य और भाववाच्य प्रयोग
14.क्रिया : सकर्मक, अकर्मक और पूर्वकालिक क्रियाएँ
15.शब्द-शुद्धि : अशुद्ध शब्दों का शुद्धिकरण और शब्दगत अशुद्धि का कारण
16.अंग्रेजी के पारिभाषिक (तकनीकी) शब्दों के समानार्थक हिंदी शब्द
17.सरल, संयुक्त और मिश्र अंग्रेजी वाक्यों का हिंदी में रूपांतरण और हिंदी वाक्यों का अंग्रेजी में रूपांतरण
18.कार्यालयी पत्रों से संबंधित ज्ञान

SSC GD GK & General Awareness Syllabus in Hindi

The topics for General Knowledge and General Awareness topic has been mentioned below in Hindi Language.

S.NSSC GD GK & General Awareness Syllabus in Hindi
1.भारत और उसके पड़ोसी देश
2.खेल
3.भारतीय संविधान
4.संस्कृति
5.भूगोल
6.इतिहास
7.आर्थिक दृश्य
8.सामान्य राजनीति
9.वैज्ञानिक अनुसंधान

SSC GD Elementary Mathematics Syllabus in Hindi

The topics covered in Elementary Mathematics in SSC GD Syllabus has been listed below in Hindi language.

S.NSSC GD Elementary Mathematics Syllabus in Hindi
1.संख्या प्रणाली से संबंधित समस्याएं
2.भिन्नात्मक संख्या
3.मौलिक अंकगणितीय समस्याएं
4.संपूर्ण संख्याओं की गणना
5.दशमलव
6.संख्या के बीच संबंध
7.प्रतिशत
8.समय और काम
9.औसत & ब्याज
10.लाभ और हानि
11.अनुपात और समानुपात
12.छूट
13.समय
14.दूरी
15.क्षेत्रमिति
16.अनुपात और समय

SSC GD Reasoning Syllabus in Hindi

Check SSC GD Syllabus for Reasoning and General Intelligence section in Hindi from below.

S.NSSC GD Reasoning Syllabus in Hindi
1.स्थानिक दृश्यावलोकन
2.समानताएँ, मतभेद
3.अंकगणितीय तर्क
4.अंकगणित संख्या श्रृंखला
5.स्थानिक उन्मुखीकरण
6.कोडिंग और डिकोडिंग
7.दृश्य स्मृति
8.भेदभाव
9.अवलोकन
10.रिश्ते की अवधारणा
11.चित्रात्मक वर्गीकरण
12.गैर-मौखिक श्रृंखला

SSC GD Constable PET

The candidates who score more than the cut-off marks for the SSC GD Online exam will be eligible to appear in the Physical Efficiency Test for which the standards have been set by SSC.

For the Physical Efficiency Test (PET)

TypeFor Male CandidatesFor Female Candidates
Race5 km in 24 minutes1.6 Km in 8(1/2) minutes

Note: Pregnancy at the time of PET will be considered a disqualification and pregnant female candidates shall be rejected at this stage.

The Ex-servicemen who will be shortlisted in Computer Based Examination will have to appear in PET/PST stage for recording measurement of height, chest and weight only. PET will not be held for these Ex-servicemen candidates. Further, they will have to qualify for medical Examination (DME).

SSC GD Constable PST

For Physical Standard Test (PST)

The PET will be followed by the Physical Standard Test which will shortlist the candidates on the basis of physical parameters including height, chest size, vision. The candidates qualifying this stage will be called for medical examination. The details have been discussed below:

Physical standards laid down for the post of Constable/Rifleman are:

Minimum Height Required for SSC GD ConstableFor Male CandidatesFor Female Candidates
General, SC & OBC170157
Scheduled Tribes162.5150
Schedule Tribe candidates hailing from the North-Eastern States of Arunachal Pradesh,
Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Sikkim & Tripura and
Naxal/ Left Wing Extremism affected districts
160147.5
Candidates hailing from the North-Eastern States of Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur, 
Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Sikkim & Tripura
162.5152.5
Candidates falling in the categories of Garhwalis, Kumaonis, Dogras, Marathas and 
candidates belonging to the States of Assam, Himachal Pradesh and Jammu & Kashmir
165155

Minimum Chest Required for SSC GD ConstableFor Male CandidatesFor Female Candidates
General, SC & OBC80/ 5N/A
Scheduled Tribes76 / 5N/A
Garhwalis, Kumaonis, Dogras, Marathas and candidates belonging to the States of Assam, 
Himachal Pradesh and Jammu & Kashmir
78 / 5N/A
candidates hailing from North Eastern States of Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur, Meghalaya, 
Mizoram, Nagaland, Sikkim and Tripura
77 / 5N/A
Visual Acuity UnaidedUncorrected Visual AcuityRefractionColor Vision
Near VisionDistant Vision
Better Eye Worse Eye Better Eye Worse Eye
N6 N9 6 / 6 6 / 9 Visual correction of any kind is not permitted even by glassesCP-2

Note: Physical Standard Test (PST)/ Physical Efficiency Test (PET)/ Detailed Medical Examination (DME)/ Review Medical Examination (RME) will be scheduled and concluded by CAPFs.


Note:- Candidates appearing for other SSC exams can go through the links for assistance:

Ans. In SSC GD Exam 2022, For each correct answer, candidates will get 1 mark and for each wrong answer, candidates will be penalized with 0.50 marks.

Ans. Yes, there are qualifying marks for each category in the SSC GD 2022 exam. Above the qualifying exam, there is also a cut-off mark decided by the commission.

Ans. The SSC conducts the exams online now.

Ans: There will be a total of 80 questions for 160 marks in the written exam.

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