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


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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