SSC GD 2018 Exam Pattern and Syllabus

SSC GD Syllabus and Exam Pattern

Dear Aspirants,

SSC has declared the much awaited GD Constable vacancies in various Central Police Offices. The recruitment notification for SSC GD Constable 2018 was released on 21st July on the official website of the commission. Since then we have been receiving a lot of queries related to syllabus and exam pattern. This year, SSC has changed the SSC GD Constable Exam Pattern. Last time the vacancies were released in 2015-2016 and aspirants have been waiting for this opportunity for last 2 years. In 2018, SSC GD Constable Exam Pattern will have 4 Sections viz. General Intelligence and Reasoning, General Knowledge and General Awareness, Elementary Mathematics and English/Hindi. Earlier students used to get 2 Hours to attempt the paper but this time SSC restricted the time to 90 Minutes. Let us look at the SSC GD Exam Pattern:

SSC GD Constable Exam Pattern:

Part Subject No. of Questions Maximum Marks Exam Duration
A General Intelligence & Reasoning 25 25 90 minutes
B General Knowledge & General Awareness 25 25
C Elementary Mathematics 25 25
D English/ Hindi 25 25
Total 100 100

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SSC GD Constable Syllabus:

As we know that SSC GD Constable Syllabus will have 4 subjects which will be asked in the examination. So we need to understand that the level of questions will be of matriculation level. You can expect easy level questions and the cut off also remain high at times. Let us look at the syllabus released by the commission for GD Constable in the official notification.

A. 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.

B. 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.

C. 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.

D. English/ Hindi:

Candidates’ ability to understand basic English/ Hindi and his basic comprehension would be tested.

The questions in all the above sections will be of Matriculation level.

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