The Ministry of Home Affairs conducts the Staff Selection Commission General Duty (SSC GD) exam to recruit candidates for various government posts such as Constable (General Duty) in Border Security Force (BSF), Indo Tibetan Border Police (ITBP), Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB), Central Industrial Security Force (CISF), National Investigation Agency (NIA), Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF), and Rifleman (General Duty) and Secretariat Security Force (SSF) in Assam Rifles. Also, Check the Upcoming SSC Exam Dates 2021, read the news here.
The recruitment is conducted annually where lakhs of aspirants sit to appear for the examination. A total of 58373 vacancies have been announced by SSC for the post of Constable (GD) this year. The recruitment process consists of Computer Based Examination (CBE), Physical Efficiency Test (PET), Physical Standard Test (PST), and Detailed Medical Examination (DME).
The department that recruits the SSC GD post holders comes under the Ministry of Home Affairs. Hence, the salary offered to the SSC GD employees is also relatively high. The necessary pay scale for SSC GD varies from INR 21,700 to INR 69,100.
|Designation at CAPF Departments||Pay Scale||Grade Pay|
|GD Constable/ Rifleman GD||INR 21700- 69100 (PB-1)||INR 2000|
SSC GD Examination is conducted for the recruitment for various posts. Some of the posts are mentioned below:
The salary structure for different posts in the Staff Selection Commission General Duty Constable exam varies. The necessary pay scale of SSC GD is INR 5,200- 20,200 with 2,000 GP.
The Salary structure of SSC GD is mentioned in the table given below:
|Earnings||Salary (In INR)|
|Basic SSC GD Salary||21,700|
|House Rent Allowance||2538|
|Total Deductions (Pension Contribution + CGHS + CGEGIS)||2369|
Other than the SSC GD Salary structure mentioned in the table above, SSC GD Salary also comprises of other benefits and allowance which are discussed below:
SSC GD Salary is high as the duties and responsibilities of SSC GD constables are higher. Some of the job profiles and detailed information related to it is mentioned below:
The detailed job profiles offered to SSC GD Constables under various Security forces are mentioned below:
Some of the primary duties and responsibilities offered to the SSC GD Constables in Border Security Force (BSF) are mentioned below:
The significant roles and duties of GD Constable in ITBP include the following points as mentioned below:
Some of the significant roles and responsibilities are given to the GD Constable in CISF include the following points as mentioned below:
Some of the significant roles offered to the GD Constable in SSB are mentioned below:
GD Constable is recruited in CRPF too. The primary roles and responsibilities given to them include various points, such as mentioned below:
The primary duties and roles offered to GD Constable in Assam Rifles are mentioned below:
Some of the significant roles and responsibilities are given to GD Constable in SSF are mentioned below:
After a certain period, there are chances of promotion for a Constable (GD) recruited under different CAPF departments. The period of the promotion is different for all the departments. Many times, Candidates are required to appear in the departmental exams for promotions. In contrast, at certain times, promotions are given based on the number of years given to the candidate’s service.
SSC GD Constable is promoted to the post of Senior Head Constable and may be required to take charge of a police station. The SSC GD Salary also increases with the promotion in posts. Some of the posts SSC GD Constable may be further promoted are mentioned below:
Ques. What is the in-hand salary of SSC GD Constables?
Ans: INR 23,527/- will be the In-hand Salary of APSC Assistant Engineer employees once appointed for the post.
Ques. What is the minimum qualification required to appear for the SSC GD Examination?
Ans: Candidates who wish to appear in the SSC GD Examination are required to hold a matriculation certificate from a recognized Board or National Apprenticeship Certificate (NAC).
Ques. What are the benefits offered to the SSC GD Constables?
Ans: The benefits that are offered are Dearness Allowance, Travel Allowance, Medical Allowance, House Rent Allowance, Pension Schemes, Gratuity, etc.
Ques. Is there any probation period for clearing the SSC GD Constable examination?
Ans. Yes, there is a probation period for clearing the SSC GD Constable exam. Candidates are required first to undergo the probation period on being selected in the SSC Constable GD exam.
Ques. What are the chances of promotion after clearing the SSC GD Exam?
Ans. Candidates on getting selected in the SSC General Duty examination are admissible to be promoted to the following posts on completing the stipulated period of service:
Ques. What is the selection process for the SSC GD Examination?
Ans: The selection process of the SSC GD Examination includes three steps, which are mentioned below:
Ques. Is there any eligibility criteria to apply for the SSC GD Examination?
Ans: Before applying for the GD constable post application form, Candidates must ensure their eligibility for the same.
There are two criteria for eligibility that is
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