SSC constable General Duty recruitment 2021

SSC constable General Duty recruitment 2021
SSC constable General Duty recruitment 2021
Organization nameStaff Selection Commission [SSC]
Post nameConstable
Total vacancy25,271
Post levelNational level
Notification date17 July 2021
Application started on17 July 2021
Last date to apply31 Aug 2021
Online Application fees last date02 Sept 2021
Offline Application fees last date04 Sept 2021

Forces for Recruitment of Constables (General Duty)

  1. Border Security Force (BSF)
  2. Central Industrial Security Force (CISF)
  3. Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF)
  4. Indo Tibetan Border Police (ITBP)
  5. Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB)
  6. National Investigation Agency (NIA)
  7. Secretariat Security Force (SSF)
SSC GD Constable 2021 Notification17th July 2021
Starting Date of Application Form17th July 2021
Last Date to fill Application Form31st August 2021
Last Date for making payment2nd September 2021
Last Date for Generation of Offline Challan4th September 2021
Last Date for Payment through Challan7th September 2021
Admit Card Declaration—-
Online Exam DateNotified Later
Result Declaration—-
SSC GD Physical DateNotified Later
ForceSSC GD Constable Male VacanciesTotal

SSC GD Constable 2021 Vacancy: For Female Candidates

Out of total of 25271 vacancies, 2847 has been announced for General Duty Female Constable to be recruited through SSC GD 2021. Below is the detailed category-wise vacancy distribution for SSC GD Female Constable.

ForceSSC GD Constable Female VacanciesTotal

Process of Certification and format of certificates:

  • Candidates who wish to be considered against vacancies reserved/ or seek age-relaxation are required to submit requisite certificate from the competent authority, in the prescribed format, when such certificates are sought by concerned CAPFs for document verification at the time of DME. Otherwise, their claim for SC/ ST/ OBC/ EWS category will not be entertained and their candidature/ applications will be considered under Un-reserved (UR) category. Further, if a candidate has sought any other age-relaxation or claimed ESM status and is not able to produce the relevant certificate, he will be considered in his respective category i.e., SC/ ST/ OBC/ EWS/ UR. The formats of the certificates are annexed with the Notice of Examination.
  • A candidate belonging to a caste of SC, ST or OBC category, on migration from one State to another State will have to make an informed choice whether to get the benefit of reservation in the State of origin or to appear as unreserved candidate from the State of migration. Such choice will have to be exercised by the candidate in the online Application Form. No request for change of such option, after the submission of Application Form, will be entertained by the Commission. In case, a candidate opts to avail the benefit of reservation from the State of origin, he will have to submit information about the District and State of his origin as well as the District and State of his current domicile in the Application Form and his candidature will be considered from the State of origin. Such candidates will not be required to submit Domicile Certificate from the State of origin.
  • Crucial date for claiming SC/ ST/ OBC/ EWS status will be the closing date for receipt of online applications.
  •  A person seeking appointment on the basis of reservation to OBCs must ensure that he possesses the caste/ community certificate and does not fall in creamy layer on the crucial date.
  • Candidates may also note that in respect of the above, their candidature will remain provisional till the veracity of the concerned document is verified by the Appointing Authority. Candidates are cautioned that they will be debarred from the examinations conducted by the Commission in case they fraudulently claim SC/ ST/ OBC/ EWS/ ESM status or avail any other benefit.
  • Candidates will be considered for recruitment in their respective State/ UT on production of valid “Domicile/ Permanent Residential Certificate (PRC)” issued by the competent authority so authorized by the concerned State/ UT to prove their domiciliary status at the time of Documents Verification (DV) failing which his candidature will be cancelled forthwith. The Domicile/ PRC certificate must be of the State/ UT indicated by the Page 7 of 57 candidates in their online Application Form, failing which, their candidature will be cancelled forthwith.
  • Since the State of Assam is not issuing Domicile Certificate/ Permanent Residence Certificate, candidates belonging to the state of Assam are not required to submit the same. However, their selection will be subject to verification of residential status from the concerned District Authorities.
  • West Pakistani Refugees (WPR) who have settled in Jammu & Kashmir and Ladakh but have not been given the status of citizens of the UTs will be recruited without the condition of having a domicile certificate from the designated authority of the J&K and Ladakh UTs. However such candidates will be required to submit a Nativity/ Identity Certificate for the WPR as per Annexure-XII.

Qualifications (As on 01.08.2021):

  • The candidates must have passed Matriculation or 10th Class Examination from a recognized Board/ University.
  • Candidates who have not acquired the essential educational qualification as on the stipulated date will not be eligible and need not apply.
  • As per Ministry of Human Resource Development Notification dated 10-06-2015 published in the Gazette of India all the degrees/ diplomas/ certificates awarded through Open and Distance Learning mode of education by the Universities established by an Act of Parliament or State Legislature, Institutions Deemed to be Universities under Section 3 of the University Grants Commission Act, 1956 and Institutions of National Importance declared under an Act of Parliament stand automatically recognized for the purpose of employment to posts and services under the Central Government provided they have been approved by the Distance Education Bureau, University Grants Commission. Accordingly, unless such degrees are recognized for the relevant period when the candidates acquired the qualification, they will not be accepted for the purpose of Educational Qualification.
  • All the candidates who are called for Document Verification will be required to produce the relevant Certificates such as Mark sheets, Provisional Certificates etc. for completion of Matriculation in original as proof of having acquired the minimum educational qualification on or before the cut-off date, failing which the candidature of such candidates will be cancelled by the Commission. The candidates who are able to prove, by documentary evidence, that the result of the qualifying examination was declared on or before the cut-off date and he has been declared passed, will also be considered to meet the educational qualification. It is reiterated that the result of requisite educational qualification must have been declared by the Board/ Institute/ University by the specified date. Mere processing of the result by the Board/ University/ Institute by the cut-off date does not fulfil the EQ requirement.
  • Incentive to NCC Certificate Holders: The incentive to ‘NCC Certificate’ holders will be granted at the following scales:
  • Certificate Category Incentive/ Bonus marks NCC ‘C’ Certificate 5% of the maximum marks of the examination
  • NCC ‘B’ Certificate 3% of the maximum marks of the examination
  • NCC ‘A’ Certificate 2% of the maximum marks of the examination
  • The benefit to NCC Certificate Holder will only be given on production of the original certificate supporting their claims at the time of document verification. However, till the verification of NCC Certificate, bonus marks will be awarded provisionally as per the claim of candidate in the online application form.
  • The crucial date for this purpose will be the closing date of receipt of online applications.
  • This benefit is not available for Ex-servicemen.

How to apply:

  • Applications must be submitted in online mode at the official website of the Commission i.e. For detailed instructions, please refer to Annexure-I and Annexure-II of this Notice. Sample Performa of One-time Registration and online Application Form are attached as Annexure-IA and Annexure-IIA respectively.
  • In the online Application Form, candidates are required to upload the scanned colour passport size photograph in JPEG format (20 KB to 50 KB). The photograph should not be more than three months old from the date of publication of the Notice of Examination, and, the date on which the photograph has been taken should be clearly printed on the photograph. Applications without such date printed on the photograph will be rejected. Image dimension of the photograph should be about 3.5 cm (width) x 4.5 cm (height). The photograph should be without cap, spectacles and both ears should be visible.
  • Last date and time for submission of online applications is 31-08-2021 (23:30).
  • Candidates are advised in their own interest to submit online applications much before the closing date and not to wait till the last date to avoid the possibility of disconnection/ inability or failure to login to the SSC website on account of heavy load on the website during the closing days.
  • The Commission will not be responsible for the candidates not being able to submit their applications within the last date on account of the aforesaid reasons or for any other reason beyond the control of the Commission. 8.6 Before submission of the online application, candidates must check that they have filled correct details in each field of the form. After submission of the online application form, no change/ correction/ modification will be allowed under any circumstances. Requests received in this regard in any form like Post, Fax, Email, by hand, etc. shall not be entertained. 

Application Fee:

  • Fee payable: Rs 100/- (Rs one hundred only).
  • Women candidates and candidates belonging to Scheduled Castes (SC), Scheduled Tribes (ST) and Ex-servicemen (ESM) eligible for reservation are exempted from payment of fee.
  • Fee can be paid online through BHIM UPI, Net Banking, by using Visa, Mastercard, Maestro, RuPay Credit or Debit cards or through cash in SBI Branches by generating SBI Challan.
  • Online fee can be paid by the candidates up to 02.09.2021 (23:30 hours). However, candidates who wish to make the cash payment through Challan of SBI, may make the payment in cash at the Branches of SBI within the working hours of the bank up to 07.09.2021 provided the Challan has been generated by them before 04.09.2021 (23:30 hours).
  • Candidates who are not exempted from fee payment must ensure that their fee has been deposited with SSC. If the fee is not received by SSC, status of Application Form is shown as ‘Incomplete’ and this information is printed on the top of the Application Form printout. Further, status of fee payment can be verified at the ‘Payment Status” link provided in the candidate’s login screen. Such applications which remain incomplete due to non-receipt of fee will be SUMMARILY REJECTED and no request for consideration of such applications and fee payment after the period specified in the Notice of Examination shall be entertained. 9.6 Fee once paid shall not be refunded under any circumstances nor will it be adjusted against any other examination or selection.
  • SSC GD 2021 Upper Age Relaxation
S. No.CategoryAge Limit
1OBC26 years
2ST/SC28 years
3Ex-Servicemen (GEN)26 years
4Ex-Servicemen (OBC)29 years
5Ex-Servicemen (SC/ST)31 years
9Children and dependent of victims KILLED in the 1984 riots OR communal riots of 2002 in Gujarat (GEN)28 years
10Children and dependent of victims KILLED in the 1984 riots OR communal riots of 2002 in Gujarat (OBC)31 years
11Children and dependent of victims KILLED in the 1984 riots OR communal riots of 2002 in Gujarat (SC/ST)33 years


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