Mock Test available in English, Hindi
The Staff Selection Commission is an authorized organization, working under the Government of India. The SSC does all the required procedures for recruitment of candidates into various posts in Departments & Ministries in Government of India. The SSC releases notifications every year for recruitment for various posts. Candidates are selected, based upon their performance in the exams, conducted by SSC.
The Staff Selection Commission conducts an open examination for recruitment to the posts of Constable (GD) in, BSF, CRPF, CISF, ITBP, SSB, NIA and SSF and Rifleman in Assam Rifles, as per the Recruitment Scheme formulated by the Ministry of Home Affairs and as per the Memorandum of Understanding signed between Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) and the Staff Selection Commission.
Selection Procedure : A candidate has to go through the following tests for Final Selection:
I. Written Examination (CBE)
II. Physical Standards Test
III. Physical Efficiency Test
IV. Medical Examination
|General Intelligence & Reasoning||25||25|
|General knowledge and General awareness||25||25|
The Staff Selection Commission will conduct an open examination for recruitment to the posts of Constable (General Duty) in 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) and Rifleman (General Duty) in Assam Rifles as per the Recruitment Scheme formulated by the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) and as per the Memorandum of Understanding signed between Ministry of Home Affairs and the Staff Selection Commission. The recruitment process will consist of Computer Based Examination (CBE), Physical Efficiency Test (PET), Physical Standard Test (PST) and Medical Examination.
Details of the Posts: Followings are the likely posts that will be filled up through this Examination:
Scheme of Examinations
The Examination will be conducted in four tiers as indicated below:
• Computer Based Examination
• Physical Efficiency Test (PET) / Physical Standard Test (PST)
• Medical Examination.
Scheme of Computer Based Examinations:
|Part||Subject||Number of Questions||Maximum Marks||Duration/Time allowed|
|A||General Intelligence and Reasoning||25||25||90 Minutes|
|B||General Knowledge and General Awareness||25||25|
I. Questions in both papers will be of Objective Multiple Choice Type.
II. Each question will carry 1 mark.
III. Questions will be set in Hindi and English.
IV. There will be a negative marking of 0.25 marks for each wrong.
V. There will be no negative marking.
Syllabus Computer Based Examinations:
→ 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.
→ 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 neighboring countries especially pertaining to sports, History, Culture, Geography, Economic Scene, General Polity, Indian Constitution, and scientific Research etc. These Questions will be such that they do not require a special study of any discipline.
→ 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.
→ English/ Hindi: Candidates' ability to understand basic English/ Hindi and his basic comprehension would be tested.
Resolution of Tie Cases:
In the event of a tie in scores of candidates in the Computer Based Examination, such cases will be resolved by applying the following criteria, one after another, till the tie is resolved:
• Total marks in Computer Based Examination.
• Marks in Part-A of Computer Based Examination.
• Marks in Part-B of Computer Based Examination.
• Date of Birth, with older candidates, placed higher.
• Alphabetical order of names (starting with the first name).
How to Apply
The applications must be submitted through online mode only. For detailed instructions on filling online application Form.
The process of filling online application for the examination consists of two parts:
I. One Time Registration
II. Filling of online Application for the Examination
Part-I (One-Time Registration)
1. Please read the instructions given in the Notice of Examination carefully before filling up the online 'Registration Form' and Application Form.
2. Before proceeding with One-Time Registration, keep the following information/ documents ready: a. Mobile Number (to be verified through OTP)
b. Email ID (to be verified through OTP).
c. Aadhaar Number. If Aadhaar Number is not available, please give one of the following ID Numbers. (You will be required to show the original document at a later stage):
i. Voter ID Card
iv. Driving License
v. School/ College ID
vi. Employer ID (Govt./ PSU/ Private)
d. Information about the Board, Roll Number and Year of Passing the Matriculation (10th) Examination.
e. Scanned color passport size photograph in JPEG format (20 KB to 50 KB). Image dimension of the photograph should be about 3.5 cm (width) x 4.5 cm (height). Applications with blurred photograph will be rejected.
f. Scanned signature in JPEG format (10 to 20 KB). Image dimension of the signature should be about 4.0 cm (width) x 3.0 cm (height). Applications with blurred signature will be rejected.
g. Disability Certificate Number, if you are a person with benchmark disability.
Part-II (Online Application Form)
1. Login to online system through your Registration Number and password.
2. Click Apply link in ‘Combined Graduate Level Examination 2019’ section under Latest Notifications tab.
Fee payable: Rs. 100/- (Rupees One Hundred only).
Women candidates and candidates belonging to Scheduled Castes (SC), Scheduled Tribes (ST), Persons with Disability (PwD) and Ex-servicemen (ESM) eligible for reservation are exempted from payment of fee.
Mode of Payment:
Fee can be paid through BHIM UPI, Net Banking or by using Visa, Mastercard, Maestro, RuPay Credit or Debit card or in cash at SBI Branches by generating SBI Challan.
Essential Educational Qualifications (as on 01-08-2018):
Matriculation or 10th class pass from a recognized Board/ University.
**Candidates who have not acquired the essential educational qualification as on 01.08.2018 will not be eligible and need not apply.**
Age limit (As on 01-08-2018):
Age limit for the posts is 18-23 years as on 01-01-2020
(i.e. Candidates born not before 02-08-1995 and not later than 01-08-2000).
Permissible relaxation in upper age limit and category-codes for claiming age relaxation are as follows:
|Code No||Category||Age-relaxation permissible beyond upper age limit|
|01||SC/ ST||5 years|
|03||Ex-Servicemen (ESM)||3 years after deduction of the military service rendered from the actual age as on the date of reckoning.|
|04||Children and dependent of victims killed in the 1984 riots or communal riots of 2002 in Gujarat (Unreserved)||5 years|
|05||Children and dependent of victims killed in the 1984 riots or communal riots of 2002 in Gujarat (OBC)||8 years|
|06||Children and dependent of victims killed in the 1984 riots or communal riots of 2002 in Gujarat (SC/ ST)||10 years|
|07||Candidates who had ordinarily been domiciled in the State of Jammu & Kashmir during the period from 1st Jan 1980 to 31st Dec 1989.||5 years|
Physical Standards Test (PST):
|Gen / OBC /SC||170 CMS||81-85 CMS||157 CMS||NA|
|ST||162.5 CMS||76-81 CMS||150 CMS||NA|
|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||160 CMS||77-82 CMS||147.5 CMS||NA|
|The Minimum height for the candidates falling in the categories of Garhwalis, Kumaonis, Dogras, Marathas and candidates belonging to the States of Assam, Himachal Pradesh and Jammu & Kashmir||165 CMS||78-83 CMS||155 CMS||NA|
|The minimum height for the candidates hailing from North Eastern States of Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Sikkim and Tripura||162.5 CMS||77-82 CMS||152.5 CMS||NA|
|The minimum height for the candidates hailing from Gorkha Territorial Administration (GTA) comprising of the three Sub-Division of Darjeeling District namely Darjeeling, Kalimpong and Kurseong and includes the following “Mouzas” Sub-Divisions of these Districts: (1) Lohargarh Tea Garden (2) Lohagarh Forest (3) Rangmohan (4) Barachenga (5) Panighata (6) Chota Adalpur (7) Paharu (8) Sukna Forest (9) Sukna Part-I (10) Pantapati Forest-1 (11) Mahanadi Forest (12) Champasari Forest (13) Salbari Chhatpart-II (14) Sitong Forest (15) Sivoke Hill Forest (16) Sivoke Forest (17) Chhota Chenga (18) Nipania.||157 CMS||77-82 CMS||152.5 CMS||NA|
Physical Efficiency Test (PET):
|Gender||Category||Race||Time||Long Jump||High Jump|
|Male||All Category||1600 Meter||6 Min||14 Feet||3 Feet 09 Inch|
|Female||All Category||1600 Meter||8 Min||10 Feet||03 Feet|
|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||For right handed person, the Right eye is better eye and vice versa. -Binocular vision is required.|