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Exam Highlights
  • Exam Name
    SSB Constable Recruitment
  • Mode of Conduction
  • Exam Duration
    2 hrs
  • Official Website
  • Total Marks
  • Total No. of Questions
  • Medium of the exam
    English or Hindi
  • Marking Scheme
    One Mark No negative marking
Exam Pattern

ROUND 1: Appearing for the Physical Efficiency Test (PET) and Physical Standard Test (PST)

The Board of Officers detailed by SSB will be conducting the PET and PST at various SSB Locations.

ROUND 2:Written Exam (Common Entrance Test - CET)

Candidates declared qualified in Physical Standard Test (PST) will have to appear in a written examination which will be conducted as per the following:

Subject Total Marks
General Awareness 100
General Knowledge
Knowledge of Elementary Mathematics
Analytical Aptitude
Basic Knowledge of English/ Hindi
  • The CT (GD) written examination will consist of Objective Type Questions
  • Each Question Carries One Mark i.e.the total number of questions is 100
  • Time Duration is2 Hrs.
  • The question papers will be bilingual i.e. English or Hindi

ROUND 3: Documentation And Skill Test

Documentation will be conducted by a Board of Officers and secretarial staff as detailed by SSB, in which all the original documents as claimed by the candidate during filling of online application will be checked properly, and duly attested photocopies of the same will be sought from the candidates for placing in their dossiers

The skill test for all the posts will be 50 marks, and the minimum qualifying marks for all candidates including SC/ST/OBC/EWS/Ex-Servicemen candidates will be 60%. Trade tests for all posts will be qualifying in nature. No marks of the trade test will be included in the marks of Paper-I for preparation of the final merit list.

ROUND 4: Detailed Medical Examination (DME)

The Detailed Medical Examination will be conducted as per the Revised Medical Guidelines issued by ADG (Medical) on 20.05.2015 and amendments thereof.


The Syllabus gives an idea about the exam and the topics covered in the Written Exam. The Syllabus mentioned here is for reference purpose only. We request the aspirants to follow our page regularly to stay updated with the recent syllabus.

General Knowledge

  • Current events – International, National, and Local.
  • Sports.
  • Science and Technology.
  • Personalities in News.
  • History – India.
  • Indian Polity.
  • The Indian Economy.
  • Indian Constitution.
  • Geography – India etc.

Numerical Ability

  • Number System.
  • Decimal & Fractions.
  • Percentages.
  • Problems on Ages.
  • Average.
  • Simplification.
  • Ratio and Proportions.
  • Profit and Loss.
  • Time and Work.
  • Mixtures & Allegations.
  • Time and Distance.
  • HCF & LCM.
  • Simple & Compound Interest.
  • Data Interpretation etc.

General English & Hindi

  • Verb.
  • Error Correction.
  • Subject-Verb Agreement.
  • Tenses.
  • Articles.
  • Adverb.
  • Fill in the Blanks.
  • Sentence Rearrangement.
  • Grammar.
  • Comprehension.
  • Synonyms.
  • Vocabulary.
  • Idioms & Phrases.
  • Unseen Passages.
  • Antonyms etc.


  • Analytical Reasoning.
  • Blood Relations.
  • Similarities and Differences.
  • Number Series.
  • Directions.
  • Arrangements.
  • Symbols and Notations.
  • Analogies.
  • Coding & Decoding.
  • Statements.
  • Alphabet Series.
  • Non-Verbal Reasoning.
  • Data Sufficiency.
  • Visual Ability etc.

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