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Exam Highlights
  • Exam Name
    SSB Head Constable Exam
  • Mode of Conduction
    Online
  • Exam Duration
    120 minutes
  • Official Website
    https://ssb.gov.in
  • Total Marks
    100
  • Total No. of Questions
    100
  • No. of Sections
    4
  • Medium of the exam
    Hindi or English
  • Marking Scheme
    no negative marking in the examination
Eligibilty Criteria

Candidates who are going to fill out the form of the SSB Head Constable must fulfill the eligibility criteria given below. If the candidates are unable to fulfill the eligibility criteria asked for the examination their application forms will be rejected and they will not be able to sit in the examination.

SSB Head Constable Age Limit 2022

The minimum age limit of the candidates for the SSB Head Constable recruitment 2022 will be 18 years and the maximum age limit for candidates will be 27 years for both male and female candidates. The official notification regarding the recruitment has not been announced yet, therefore, conditions of age relaxation given to the candidates are not known.

The age limit according to the post is discussed below in a tabulated form, candidates are advised to refer to the table for the complete information:

Category Age Limit
Head Constable for Driver post (Only for male candidates) 27 years
Head Constable for the post of Laboratory Assistant, Veterinary, Ayah, Carpenter, and Plumber 25 years
Head Constable for the post of Painter, Tailor, Cobbler, Gardener, Cook, Washerman, Barber, Safaiwala, Water Carrier, and Waiter 18-23 years

Based on the previous year's analysis the age relaxation of the candidates are given below:

Category Age Relaxation
Other Backward Caste (OBC) 3 years
Scheduled Caste 5 years
Scheduled Tribe 5 years
Ex-Servicemen 3 years
Candidates served the Central government department (3 years continuously)
  • General or Unreserved - 40 years
  • OBC - 43
  • SC or ST - 45
Candidates who have domiciled of Jammu and Kashmir (Unreserved) 5 years
Candidates who have domiciled of Jammu and Kashmir (OBC) 8 years
Candidates who have domiciled of Jammu and Kashmir (SC or ST ) 10 years

SSB Head Constable Educational Qualification 2022

To fill out the application form for SSB Head constable candidates have to pass the Intermediate from a recognized board or university in India. The details are given below:

Category Educational Qualification
Head Constable (Driver)
  1. Candidates must have passed the 10th grade from a recognized board of India
  2. They must have a valid driving license
Head Constable (Laboratory Assistant)
  1. Candidates must have passed the 10th grade from a recognized board of India.
  2. They must have a certificate from a recognized university for Lab assistant course
Head Constable (Veterinary)
  1. Candidates must have passed the 10th grade from a recognized board of India.
  2. They should have one year of experience in the treatment of animals and a veterinary certificate from a recognized university in India.
Head Constable (Midwives or Nurse)
  1. Candidates must have passed the 10th grade from a recognized board of India.
  2. They should have a certificate from Red Cross Society in First Aid Examination
  3. They must possess one year of experience in the relevant field.
Head Constable (Carpenter, Plumber, and Painter)
  1. Candidates must have passed the 10th grade from a recognized board of India.
  2. The must-have work experience in respective trade for 2 years
  3. They must possess a one-year certificate course from a recognized Industrial Training Institute (ITI) or Vocational Institute
  4. Must have one year of experience in relevant trade

OR

  1. Candidates should have passed the two years of diplomas in relevant trade from a recognized institute of India
  2. They must qualify for the trade test
  3. Passing two years of diploma in the respective trade or similar trade from a recognized Industrial Training Institute; and
  4. Must qualify trade test
Head Constable (Tailor, Cobbler, Gardener, Cook, Washerman, Barber, Safaiwala, Water Carrier and Waiter)
  1. Candidates must have passed the 10th grade from a recognized board of India.
  2. They must have work experience of 2 years in relevant trade
  3. They should possess a one-year certificate course from a recognized Industrial Training Institute (ITI) or Vocational Institute
  4. Must have at least one year of experience in the relevant trade

Or

  1. Candidates should have passed two years of diploma in the relevant trade
  2. They must have qualified trade tests

Note: Multi-Skilled Candidates will be given preferences.

SSB Head Constable Nationality 2022

To apply for the SSB Head Constable recruitment 2022, the candidates must fulfill the below-mentioned nationality conditions:

  • The Candidate must be a citizen of India
  • He or She can be a citizen of Nepal or Bhutan
  • Candidates can be Tibetan refugees
  • Candidates can be migrants from Sri Lanka, Burma, Ethiopia, United Republic of Tanzania, Malawi, Uganda, Kenya, Zambia, Pakistan, and Zaira but must live in the country permanently.
Exam Pattern

The written examination of SSB Head Constable recruitment will consist of only one paper to be conducted online based or Computer Based Test:

  • The exam will be of 100 marks
  • There will be multiple-choice questions
  • The paper is divided into four sections General Awareness, Mathematics, General Intelligence and Reasoning, and Hindi or English.
  • The duration of the exam will be two hours ( 120 minutes)
Subjects Total Questions Total Marks
General awareness 25 25
English Language or Hindi 25 25
Quantitative Aptitude 25 25
General Intelligence and Reasoning ability 25 25
Total 100 100

SSB Head Constable Physical Standard Test 2022

To qualify for the examination candidates are required to meet certain physical standards, the detailed physical standards are given below:

Constable ( Drivers):

Sections for Constable ( Drivers) Height Chest
For those candidates that do not fall into the categories 1, 2, or 3 below 170 cms 80-85 cms
1. For the Garhwalis, Gorkhas, Marathas, Himachal Pradesh, Kashmir, and the J&K regions of Leh and Ladakh. 165 cms 78-83 cms
2. Gorkhas and candidates from the states of Sikkim, Nagaland, Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur, Tripura, Mizoram, and Meghalaya 162.5 cms 77-82 cms
3. Candidates who are members of Scheduled Tribes. 162.5 cms 76-81 cms

Constable (Cook, Washerman, Barber, Safaiwala and Water Carrier)

Particulars Height (Male) Height (Female) Chest (only for Male)
For all candidates that do not fit into the categories 1 and 2 below 167.5 cms 157 cms 78-83 cms
1. For the Garhwalis, Gorkhas, Marathas, Himachal Pradesh, Kashmir, and the J&K regions of Leh and Ladakh. 165 cms 155 cms 78-83 cms
2. Those who are members of the Scheduled Tribes. 162.5 cms 150 cms 76-81 cms

SSB Head Constable Physical Efficiency Test 2022

After the written examination merit list is prepared for the candidates shortlisted for the physical efficiency test. The physical efficiency test for both male and female candidates is written here in the tabulated form:

Male 4.8 Kms. Race in 24 minutes
Female 2.4 Kms. Race in 18 minutes

SSB Head Constable Skill Test 2022

After the physical efficiency test, candidates have to appear for the Skill test or typing test.

The criteria for the typing test are given below:

Minimum Speed: 35 words per minute in English

Minimum Speed: 30 Words per minute in Hindi

Syllabus

The subjects and topics required to pass the examination are mentioned below. The comprehensive syllabus for the SSB Constable is as follows. The candidates can download Sample Question Papers Here.

SSB Head Constable General Awareness Syllabus

  • Current Regional, National, International Events
  • Indian Economy
  • Emergence and development of planning exercises in India
  • Performance and Dynamics, its challenges
  • New Initiatives, reforms, etc. by state and central government
  • Important Events
  • Developments and Sector Initiatives
  • NITI Aayog aims, constitution and functions
  • Social Audit
  • Indian Constitution
  • Evolution and features of Preamble
  • Fundamental Rights and Fundamental Duties
  • Directive Principles of State Policy and Amendments, Significant Provisions and Basic Structure
  • Panchayati Raj
  • Public Policy
  • Polity and Governance, Issues of Human Rights, Women Empowerment, Child Rights and policies, SC and ST minority rights
  • Important policies and programs of central and state government
  • India’s foreign policy
  • International Relations
  • Important Institutions
  • Cultural Heritage of India
  • Art Forms
  • Literature
  • Litterateurs
  • Sculpture and Architecture
  • Important organizations Non-Verbalthe examinations andBoardisThe payscale institutions.
  • Indus Valley Civilization
  • Indian Geography
  • Physical, Social, and Economical
  • General Issues and Legal aspects
  • Environment and ecology - Treaties and policy framework made by the government
  • Biodiversity and climate change
  • Forest and Wildlife Conservation in India
  • Environmental Hazards
  • Pollution
  • Carbon Emission
  • Global Warming
  • Science and Technology
  • Science and technology in daily life
  • Contribution of Prominent Indian Scientist
  • Space Technology and progress made by the country
  • Technology in Defence
  • Biotechnology
  • Nanotechnology
  • Energy Policy of India
  • Nuclear Policy of India
  • The Scheme launched by the government
  • Social and religious affairs
  • India’s freedom Movement
  • Revolutionaries of India
  • Important dynasties of India its Impact and Contribution

SSB Head Constable Reasoning Syllabus

  • Verbal Reasoning
  • Syllogism
  • Circular Seating Arrangement
  • Linear Seating Arrangement
  • Double Lineup
  • Scheduling
  • Input-Output
  • Blood Relations
  • Directions and Distances

SSB Head Constable Mathematics Syllabus

  • Data Interpretation
  • Geometry
  • Trigonometry
  • Algebra
  • Trigonometry
  • Time, Speed & Distance, Work & Time
  • Profit, Loss & Discount
  • Average, Mixture, Allegation
  • SI/CI & Percentage
  • Ratio & Proportion

SSB Head Constable General Intelligence Syllabus

  • Alphanumeric Test
  • Analogies
  • Arithmetical Reasoning
  • Blood Relations
  • Calendar
  • Clocks
  • Classifications
  • Coding-Decoding
  • Dice and Cube
  • Data Sufficiency
  • Images
  • Mathematical operations
  • Non-Verbal Series
  • Order and Ranking
  • Distance and Direction
  • Mirror Image
  • Water Image
  • Figure Counting
  • Paper Cutting and Folding
  • Puzzle
  • Series Completion
  • Statements and Conclusions
  • Syllogism
  • Decision Making
  • Assertion and Reasoning

SSB Head Constable English Language Syllabus

  • Vocabulary and Grammar
  • Transformation
  • Spelling Test
  • Comprehension
  • Antonyms and Synonyms
  • Grammar
  • Comprehension Passages
  • One Word Substitution
  • Idioms & Phrases
  • Fill in the Blanks
  • Passage Correction
  • Odd One Out
  • Para Completion
  • Cloze Test
  • Para jumbles
  • Errors
  • Spelling Check

SSB Head Constable General Hindi Syllabus

  • हिंदी और अन्य भारतीय भाषाएँ
  • हिन्दी वर्णमाला.
  • हिंदी व्याकरण.
  • संज्ञा
  • काल
  • अनुस्वार
  • अनेकार्थी शब्द
  • अनुनासिक
  • रस
  • पर्यायवाची.
  • शब्द युग्म
  • विराम चिन्ह
  • कारक
  • संधि
  • मुहावरे
  • लोकोक्तियां
  • अनुच्छेद लेखन
  • चित्र वर्णन
  • समास
  • उपसर्ग और प्रत्यय
  • विलोम शब्द
  • पर्यायवाची
  • लिंग
  • कठिन शब्द
  • वाक्य संशोधन
  • तत्सम और तत्भव
  • वाक्यांशों के लिए शब्द निर्माण
  • लोकोक्तियाँ एवं मुहावरे
  • वर्तनी.
  • रस, छन्द, अलंकार
  • प्रसिद्ध कवि, लेखक एवं उनकी प्रसिद्ध रचनायें
  • हिन्दी भाषा में पुरस्कार

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