SSC GD 2021 Notification: Check Latest Exam dates, Exam Pattern and Syllabus

by Vinit kaushik Digital Marketing Expert

The SSC GD Exam is conducted every year to fill various positions as general duty Constable and Riflemen. As this exam is conducted nationally, there are lakhs of aspirants who appear for this exam each year. With high competition and a handful of vacancies, only certain candidates are able to clear this exam on their first attempt. The official notification for SSC GD 2021 Examination has already been out on the official website of SSC. Here, we are going to mention the SSC GD latest update so that candidates can refer to the same and start preparing for their exams without any confusion. 

SSC GD Latest Updates:

According to the official notification of SSC, the SSC GD Exams which were earlier scheduled to be on 2 Aug- 25 Aug 2021 has been postponed. The reason behind this is the rise in coronavirus cases worldwide. So, to avoid the risk, the officials have taken the decision to postpone the SSC GD Computer-based test as of now. 

Exam Events 

Official Dates 

Official Notification 

First Week of May

Delayed due to covid-19 pandemic 

Online Application form filling 

First Week of May

  Delayed due to covid-19 pandemic

Computer-Based Test 

2 Aug- 25 Aug 2021

Postponed due to covid-19 pandemic 

Apart from this, candidates must know the complete SSC GD Exam guide so that they can start their exam preparation without any hassle. It is important to be well aware of the syllabus and exam pattern to be thoroughly prepared for the SSC GD examination. Along with this, it will help candidates to boost their exam preparation and stay on the correct track for acing this exam. 

SSC GD Exam pattern 

There have been no changes in the SSC GD Exam pattern this year. Candidates can refer to the complete exam pattern below. 

Before proceeding further, candidates should know that there are four main stages to this exam i.e. written test (computer-based), Physical standard test, Physical efficiency test, and medical test. 

Written Test: 



No of Questions


General Intelligence & reasoning







90 mins

General Knowledge & General Awareness



Elementary Mathematics









Note that the total duration for the SSC GD Written Exam is for 90 minutes. There will be a negative marking for each question where ¼ mark will be deducted for each wrong answer. 

Physical Test:

Candidates need to clear a physical test where they need to meet certain physical criteria specified by SSC. Take a look at the SSC GD Exam pattern for Physcial Test below 






170 cm



157 cm



Expanded 80 cm

Minimum expansion is 5 cm


Male and Female

Proportionate as per the height and medical standard for the aspirants


Physical Standard Test 

Here, a running race will be arranged where candidates need to run to a certain distance at the given time. 



5 km in 24 minutes


1.8 km in 8 minutes


Medical Test: 

Candidates need to clear the medical test without fail as that is mandatory for clearing the SSC GD Exam. Take a look at the SSC GD Exam pattern for the Medical test below. 

Visual Acuity Unaided

Uncorrected Visual Acuity


Color Vision

Near Vision

Distant Vision



Better Eye

Worse Eye

Better Eye

Worse Eye

Visual Correction of any kind is not allowed even by glasses








SSC GD Exam Syllabus

The SSC GD Exam syllabus will give candidates an idea about the exact topics that they need to study for their SSC GD Exam. Unlike SSC GD Exam pattern, there has been no changes made in the SSC GD syllabus as well. 

Take a look at the complete written test syllabus for SSC GD Exam below

General Intelligence & Reasoning


1. Reasoning Analogies 

2. Arithmetic Number Series

3. Arithmetical Reasoning

4. Coding-Decoding

5. Discrimination

6. Figural Classification

7. Non-verbal Series

8. Observation

9. Relationship Concepts – Blood Relations 

10. Similarities and Differences

11.  Spatial Orientation

12.Spatial Visualization

13.Visual Memory


General Knowledge & General Awareness

1. Culture

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