(Notification) SSC Constables (GD) in CAPFs, NIA & SSF & Rifleman (GD) in Assam Rifles Examination, 2015


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:

Vacancy Details:

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.


Matriculation or Xth class pass from a recognized board/university.


I. Physical Standards Test : (Female candidates are eligible only for posts earmarked for them).

  1. 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 –

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 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
Race 5 Kms in 24 minutes. 1.6 Kms in 8 ½ minutes

For candidates of Ladakh Region:

Race 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

Maximum Marks

Duration/Time Allowed

Part A General Intelligence and Reasoning 25 25

Two Hours

Part B General Knowledge and General Awareness 25 25
Part C Elementary Mathematics 25 25
Part D English/Hindi 25 25

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:

On-line applications:

  • 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:

  • Off-line applications (only for candidates of J&K, North-Eastern States and identified LWE affected and Border districts, who apply off-line):

  • 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 country.
    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 formalities.

Important Dates:

  • 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

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Courtesy: SSC