Staff Selection Commission
(Notification) Constables (GD) in CAPFs, NIA & SSF & Rifleman
(GD) in Assam Rifles Examination, 2015
F. No.3/1/2014–P&P-I (vol-II). The Staff Selection Commission
will conduct 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 The recruitment process will consist of Physical
Standards Test, Physical Efficiency Test, Written Examination and Medical
Examination. The salient features of the recruitment are as under:
The total number of vacancies of Constable (GD) to be filled through
Constable (GD) Exam 2015 are as under:
Pay Scale – Pay Band – I, Rs 5200-20200 + Grade Pay Rs 2000/-
18-23 years as on 01.08.2015 . Candidates should not have been born earlier
than 02.08.1992 and not later than 01.08.1997.
ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS (as on 01.08.2015)
Matriculation or Xth class pass from a recognized board/university.
SCHEME OF EXAMINATION :
I. Physical Standards Test : (Female candidates are eligible only for
posts earmarked for them).
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 CAPFs. Detailed scrutiny of their eligibility will not
be undertaken 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 –
- For Males : 170 cms.
- For Females : 157 cms.
- 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 Standard Test(PST)/ Physical Efficiency Test (PET) :
a) Candidates who are found eligible on height parameters will undergo PET
(race) followed by biometric identification & screening of testimonials and
thereon chest and weight measurements by a board.
b) Physical Efficiency Test (PET):
||For Male candidates
||For Female candidates
||5 Kms in 24 minutes.
||1.6 Kms in 8 ½ minutes
For candidates of Ladakh Region:
||1 Mile in 6 ½ minutes
||800 meters in 4 minutes
Written Examination – 04th October, 2015
The Commission will conduct written examination of candidates qualified in
PST/PET in both online and off-line mode. The candidates will have to opt for
On-line or Off-line mode of Examination in the application form. 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
one objective type paper containing 100 questions carrying 100 marks, with the
following composition -
Number of Questions
||General Intelligence and Reasoning
||General Knowledge and General Awareness
All questions will be of Objective Multiple Choice Type. For Off-line
Examination, Questions will be set bilingually in Hindi and English/
Trilingually in English and Hindi/Kashmiri (Urdu Script for J&K),
Marathi(Maharashtra), Gujarati(Gujarat), Malayalam(Kerala), Kannada(Karnataka),
Telegu (Andhra Pradesh),Tamil (Tamil Nadu), Oriya(Odisha), Bengali(West Bengal
and Tripura), Punjabi (Gurmukhi script for Punjab),Assamese (Assam & Arunachal
Pradesh),Manipuri(Manipur) and Mizo(Mizoram). Accordingly the paper can be
answered in any of these languages in Parts A, B and C. Candidates are required
to attempt either Hindi or English section of Part „D‟ of the question paper.
For On-line Examination Questions will be in English and Hindi only.
How to Apply:
The facility of submitting online applications is
available on http://ssconline.nic.in and http://ssconline2.gov.in. The
candidates submitting their applications on-line should pay the
requisite fee only through State Bank of India either in the form of challan
or online payment through SBI Challan/Net Banking/Credit and Debit cards.
Women candidates and candidates belonging to Scheduled
Caste, Scheduled Tribe and Ex-Servicemen eligible for reservation are
exempted from paying fee.
Off-line applications (only for candidates of J&K,
North-Eastern States and identified LWE affected and Border districts, who
The candidates should pay the fee of Rs. 50/- (Rs. Fifty
only) by means of "Central Recruitment Fee Stamps (CRFS)"only .CRFS
stamps are available at the counter of all Departmental Post Offices of the
Recruitment Fee Stamps should be pasted on the application form in the space
earmarked for the purpose and got cancelled from the Counter of Post
Office of issue with the date stamp of the issuing Post Office in such a
manner that the impression of the cancellation of stamps partially overflows
on the Application Form itself, taking care at the same time that the
impression is clear and distinct to facilitate the identification of date
and Post Office of issue at any subsequent stage. After getting the
Recruitment Fee Stamps cancelled from the Post Office, the candidate must
submit their application to the concerned Regional Office/Sub Regional
Offices of the Commission in the usual manner after completing other
- On-line application: 23.02.2015 (up to 5:00 P.M.)
- Off-line application: 23.02.2015 (up to 5:00 P.M.) For candidates
who reside in Assam, Meghalaya, Arunachal Pradesh, Mizoram, Manipur,
Nagaland, Tripura, Sikkim, Jammu and Kashmir, Lahaul and Spiti District and
Pangi Sub Division of Chamba District of Himachal Pradesh, Andaman and
Nicobar Islands, Lakshadweep CLOSING DATE will be 02.03.2015 (up to 5:00
P.M.). APPLICATIONS RECEIVED LATE WILL BE SUMMARILY REJECTED .
- Written Examination – 04th October, 2015