SSC Constable GD Eligibility 2020 – Age, Race, Height, Physical & Medical Qualification

SSC Constable GD Eligibility 2020: Candidates who are going to apply for SSC Constable GD Bharti must fulfill the requirements and eligibility criteria before applying. Once you apply through online and if any information went wrong then you will be rejected by the commission. Read all the Information regarding eligibility to check whether you meet the eligibility criteria for Constable GD or Not.

Here is the complete detailed information regarding SSC constable GD Bharti Age limit criteria & Age relaxation, Educational qualification, Physical and Medical measures and standards. Read the full article and you get the complete genuine information according to the official notification of SSC Constable GD 2020 examination.

SSC Constable GD Eligibility 2020 – Age, Race, Height, Physical & Medical Qualification

Nationality (Citizenship)
Candidates who are applying for Constable GD must be the citizen of India. Candidates should know that the vacancies are state/UT wise for CAPFs posts(BSF, CISF, CRPF, SSB, ITBP, AR). So the candidates must submit their domicile/Permanent Residential Certificate(PRC) of his/her state or Union Territory(UT).
SSC Constable GD Bharti 2020 Age Limit Criteria:

  • As of 01 August 2020, a candidate’s age should between 18-23 years.
  • Candidates who are applying should have been born between 02.08.1996 and 01.08.2001.
  • Candidates who were born earlier than 02.08.1996 and later than 01.08.2001 are not eligible for the post of SSC Constable GD. However, there is age relaxation in upper age lime for different categories and communities.

SSC Constable GD Eglibility – GD Bharti 2020 Education Qualification

  • The minimum educational qualification(as on 01.08.2019) for candidates is matriculation or 10TH class passed from any recognized Board or University.
  • Candidates who are waiting for the result or who have not acquired the required educational qualification as exactly on 01.08.208, such candidates are clearly not eligible so they can’t apply for the post of SSC constable GD
  • Candidates should prepare their all necessary certificates/documents describing date of birth(Age), education, domicile, caste, hill areas and any category for age relaxation, NOC(No Objection Certificate), Discharge Certificate(only in the case of ex-servicemen or any other government employee).
  • Documents/certificates should be Original as well as oneself attested copies of each document/certificates which will be examined and verified at the time of DME(Detailed Medical Examination) by CAPFs Boards.
  • Candidates should keep this in mind that only the DOB(Date of Birth) and Name as mentioned in the Matriculation/Secondary Examination pass certificate or it may be the equivalent certificate, only these certificates will be accepted by the Staff Selection Commission for determining and verifying the date of birth(age) and Name.
  • The candidates who will able to prove that result of required educational qualification(matriculation) was declared on or before the date (1st August) by documentary/certificate evidence and declared passed, those candidates will be considered as qualifying candidates according to their educational qualification.

SSC Constable GD Bharti 2020 Physical Qualification (For Male & Female)

After Computer Based Examination(CBE), The Physical qualification will be examined at PET(Physics Eligibility Test) and PST(Physical Standard Test), the height standard measures will be examined, candidates who will pass the height & chest parameters will undergo Physical Efficiency Test(PET) (Race Test for Male and Female).

Physical Efficiency Test(PET) Qualification:

For Male Candidates For Female Candidates
Race 5 Kms in 24 Minutes 1.6 Kms in 8 and half Minutes

Race qualification for candidates from Ladakh Region

For Male Candidates For Female Candidates
Race 1 Mile in 6 and half minutes 800 metres in 4 Minutes

Important Notes related to PET/PST:

  1. Pregnant Females are not allowed in the PET, as they will be rejected at this stage.
  2. The candidates who are Ex-servicemen and those will be selected in the Computer Based Examination (CBE), the Physical Efficiency Test will not be held for those Ex-servicemen candidates. However, they will have to appear in PET/PST phase for verifying only height, chest, and weight measurements according to the standards. And qualifying candidates further will go under Medical Examination(DME).

Physical Qualification for Constable GD (PST)

SSC Constable GD Physical Qualification
(A) Height: Height (in cms)
Male Female
General, SC & OBC candidates (Except those mentioned below) 170 157
Height Relaxation
The minimum height measure for Scheduled Tribes (ST) Candidates 162.5 150
The minimum height measure for ST candidates only for those who are from the North-Eastern States: Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Sikkim & Tripura and Naxal/ Left Wing Extremism affected Districts 160 147.5
The minimum height for the candidates from North Eastern States of Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Sikkim and Tripura 162.5 152.5
The minimum height for the candidates hailing from Gorkha Territorial Administration(GTA) comprising of the three Sub-Division of Darjeeling District namely Darjeeling, Kalimpong and Kurseong and includes the following “Mouzas” Sub-Divisions of these Districts:
(1)Lohargharh Tea Garden, (2)Lohagarh Forest, (3)Rangmohan, (4)Barachenga, (5)Panighata, (6)Chota Adalpur, (7)Paharu, (8)Sukna, (9)Sukna Part-I, (10)Pantapati Forest-I, (11)Mahanadi Forest, (12)Champasari Forest, (13)Salbari Chhatpart-II, (14)Sitong Forest, (15)Sivoke Hill Forest, (16)Sivoke Forest, (17)Chhota chenga, and (18)Nipania.
157 152.5
(B) Chest Chest (in cms): Unexpanded/Minimum Expansion
Male Female
The minimum chest measure for General, SC & OBC male candidates (Except those mentioned below) 80/5 N/A
Chest Relaxations
The minimum chest measure for all male candidates belonging to ST(Scheduled Tribes) 76/5 N/A
The minimum chest measure for Male candidates which comes inthe categories of Garhwalis, Kumaonis, Dogras, Marathas and candidates belonging to the states of Assam, Himachal Pradesh and Jammu & Kashmir 78/5 N/A
The minimum chest measure for the candidates belongs from the North Eastern States of India: Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Sikkim, Arunachal Pradesh, Tripura and candidates hailing from GTA(Gorkha Territorial Administration) comprising of the three Sub-Division of Darjeeling District namely Darjeeling, Kalimpond and Kurseong and includes the following “Mouzas” Sub-Divisions of these Districts:
(1)Lohargharh Tea Garden, (2)Lohagarh Forest, (3)Rangmohan, (4)Barachenga, (5)Panighata, (6)Chota Adalpur, (7)Paharu, (8)Sukna, (9)Sukna Part-I, (10)Pantapati Forest-I, (11)Mahanadi Forest, (12)Champasari Forest, (13)Salbari Chhatpart-II, (14)Sitong Forest, (15)Sivoke Hill Forest, (16)Sivoke Forest, (17)Chhota chenga, and (18)Nipania.
77/5 N/A

Important Notes related to PST(Physical Standard Test) :

  1. The Weight for both male and female candidates will be measured according to the medical standards using the concept of proportion with height and age.
  2. Female candidates will not undergo the chest measurement. However, Female candidates should keep note that the chest as well developed.
  3. Candidates who want to get relaxation in height and chest as mentioned in the above in the table, they have to bring certificates from the competent authorities at the time of PET/PST in the exact format prescribed in Annexure-VII of official notice of SSC Constable GD.

SSC Constable GD Age Relaxation Criteria

The Age relaxation is only for the upper age limit for SC(Scheduled Caste), ST(Scheduled Tribe), OBC(Other Backward Caste), Ex-Servicemen and other categories(As the subject of Government orders).

Candidates who are eligible for age relaxation are required to submit the required certificate to prove their caste or category. The certificates should be created from the competent authority in the exact prescribed format by the commission. For information related to the format of certificates, you should check the Annexures on the Official Notification of SSC Constable GD.

Candidates should note that they should prepare and bring the caste and other certificates in order to get age relaxation.

Age Relaxation for Different categories of Constable GD
Code No. Category & Community Age-relaxation(Only permissible beyond the upper age limit)
01 SC(Scheduled Castes)/ ST(Scheduled Tribes) 5 years
02 OBC(Other Backwar Class) 3 years
03 Ex-Servicemen 3 years after deduction of the military service rendered from the actual age as on the date of reckoning
04 Children and dependent of victims killed in the riots of 19834 Or communal riots of 2002 in Gujarat(Unreserved) 5 years
05 Children and dependent of victims killed in the 1984 riots Or communal riots of 2002 in Gujarat(Only OBC category) 8 years
06 Children and dependent of victis killed in the 1984 riots Or communal riots of 2002 in Gujara (Only SC/ST category) 10 years
07 Candidates who had ordinarily been domiciled in the State of Jammu & Kashmir during the period from 1st Jan 1980 to 31st Dec 1989. 5 years

Important Notes for Age relaxation

  1. Candidates who are Ex-servicemen and who already have got employment in Civil section in the Group ‘C’ posts under Central the government on the regular basis, as they got the benefits of reservation, therefore, those candidates are not eligible for fee concession or claiming benefits of reservation. But don’t get disappointed since still, they are eligible for age relaxation.
  2. Candidates who are Ex-servicemen, the “Call up Service” period of those candidates in the Indian Armed Forces shall also be marked as service rendered in the Armed forces for the purpose of Age relaxation.
  3. This is the important note for the Candidates who served in the three Armed Forces of the Union they will be treated as Ex-serviceman. They should prepare the documentary evidence from the competent authority to get details as a term of engagement with the Armed forces, the status of ex-serviceman. And they have to submit within the period of accurately one year from the CLOSING DATE of application form i.e., 20th August.
  4. Candidate should note that Age relaxation/ reservation is not admissible to sons, daughters or dependents or Ex-Servicemen. Hence, such candidates shouldn’t mention their category as Ex-servicemen.

SSC Constable GD Bharti Medical Qualification & Elgibility Criteria

After Qualifying CBE, PET/PST, the shortlisted candidates will undergo the Detailed Medical Examination (DME). The Document/certificate verification process will be done in this stage. After Document/certificate verification the selected candidates will be medically examined by the medical boards(By the CAPFs)

Eye Sight

Visual Acuiity Unaided (NEAR VISION) uncorrected Visual Acuity (DISTANT VISION) Refraction Color Vision Remarks
Better Eye Worse Eye Better Eye Worse Eye
N6 N9 6/6 6/9 Visual correction of any kind is not permitted even by glasses. CP-III By ISIHARA For a right handed person, the Right eye is better eye and vice versa.- Binocular vision is required.

General Medical Guidelines

  1. The final weight examination will be decided by the medical boards at the time of medical examination according to the height and age rule.
  2. In the Medical Examination, X-Ray, Haemoglobin test, Urine(routine/microscopic) test will be essential and must be done for all the shortlisted candidates.
  3. For all Female Candidates, “Temporary Unfitness” will not be allowed in the medical examination
    However, In case during the medical examination, any female candidate is found ‘pregnant of twelve weeks or more’, she will be marked as “temporary unfit” and medical examination will be held again six weeks after the pregnancy is over,

Eligibility Criteria For Tattoo (Permissibility of Tattoo)

The tattoo is a major issue in government exams. So candidates must be aware of the policies of the tattoo. permissibility of Tattoo is as following:

  1. The content of the Tattoo: Tatto which is related to the religious symbol or figure and the name, those tattoos will be accepted.
  2. Location of Tattoo in the body: Tattoos marked on the specific sites such as the inner forearm, but only left forearm, being non-saluting limb or dorsum of the hand will be accepted.
  3. Size of the Tatto: The size of the Tatto must be less than 1/4th(25%) of that particular part(Elbow or Hand) of the body.

Important Notes on SSC GD Qualification & Eligibility

  • Any surgery is done between DME(Detailed Medical Examination) and RME(Review Medical Examination) period for correcting the unfitness measures will not be accepted and be considered as ‘unfit’ and the candidate will be rejected.
  • Detailed and complete information related to Physical, Medical Examination and Eligibility Criteria Please Read the Official Notification of SSC Constable GD 2020. Download from here: SSC Constable GD 2020 Official Notification
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  1. sir my height is 167cm and i am belong to ut of jammu nd kashmir sur can u pls tell me any height relaxation of ut jmmu nd kashmir

    1. Prof. Mohan Singh Rawat

      Their is no height relaxation for candidates belonging to Jammu and Kashmir. To apply for constable GD your height must be 170 cm.

  2. Sir my height is 165 cm and i belong to SC category. Am i eligible to apply for GD?

    1. Prof. Mohan Singh Rawat

      The minimum height required for GD is 170 cm. & since your height is 165 cm, therefore, you are not eligible to apply.

  3. Sir mari height 168cm hai mare pass dogra certificate bhi or obc Cast hai mari ssc gd mai height puri ho jayegi?

    1. Prof. Mohan Singh Rawat

      since you have the hilly region certificate, therefore, you are eligible height wise.

  4. sir my age would be 26 years and 3months according to 2021 ssc gd notification am i eligible to these jobs in obc reservation

    1. Prof. Mohan Singh Rawat

      The age required is SSC GD is 23 years and candidates beloging to OBC category is 3 years, this means that the maximum age should not be more than 26 years. As you have mentioned that you are going to be 26 and 3 months year old, this means that you will not be eligible to apply.

  5. Sir my hieght is 153 cms I’m a female. And my caste is OBC. I have a doubt about height criteria. Am i eligible or not in height criteria?

    1. Prof. Mohan Singh Rawat

      Relaxation in height is given only to ST category candidates. The minimum height required for rest of the categories is 157 (female). Since you are 153 cms only, therefore, you are not eligible.

  6. Sir I have smoking habbit will it effect on my medical test

    1. Prof. Mohan Singh Rawat

      If they find anything irregular which is caused by your smoking, then you will be disqualified.

  7. Sir, my height is 166 cm, weight is 56 kg and age is 22 years. Am i fit to apply for constable GD?

    1. Prof. Mohan Singh Rawat

      The minimum height required for constable GD is 170 cm, therefore, you do not fit height wise (Unless you are eligible for height relaxation).

  8. After 40 years is it possible to join Indian army? basically i am in travelling filed and 12 years of experience in account and ticketing. Do i have any chance in army?

  9. Sir, I am 12th pass, my height is 164 cm and i belong to OBC category. Am i eligible for SSC GD post?

    1. Prof. Mohan Singh Rawat

      The minimum height required for SSC constable GD is 170 cm for general and OBC category candidates. So, sorry to say, but you are not eligible height wise to apply for this post.

  10. Chingreiso shimphrui

    Sir, is DME passed candidates are very sure for call letters? Or do they have to wait for cut off and merits list?

  11. Sir i have Non ink tattoo in my right forearm will it be acceptable

    1. Prof. Mohan Singh Rawat

      it depends on various factors, like, if the tattoo is too big, then you will be rejected. There other factors too. Small tattoo that is within the approved type is ok.

  12. Reshma u use tet masal soap then cure Ur problem

  13. sir I m doing B.A.llb. my course will be completed in one d half year. i want to go for BSF on any officer rank..can u plz describe me the criteria to apply. I will be very thankful to you

  14. Respected Sir, I am Reshma. I am affected by a sink disease, will it effect my medical test?

    1. Prof. Mohan Singh Rawat

      Helllo Reshma, any kind of disease will result in disqualification in medical test.

  15. When will the medical test start sir? i have a small bent on my nose bridge, will there be any problem due to this in medical test.

    1. Prof. Mohan Singh Rawat

      Hello Vipin,
      if it do not cause any breathing or any other problem, then you will be fine in medical test.

  16. Hello sir meri hight 158 aur weight 53 medical clear hojayega Kya plz reply

  17. रेखा भर्ती

    हैलो सर मेरी hight 163 cm है मेरा weight कितना होना चाहिए?

  18. Sir mera 170 hight aur 55 weight hai medical me hoga na sir?

    1. Hello Nilomoni,
      you have normal BMI, so you are good to go for medical test.

  19. Sir meri height 175cm hai or age 10th may 2020 ko 23 year ka ho jaunga mera weight kitna hona chahiye?

    1. Hello Ravinder,
      your weight should in 60’s for a normal BMI according to your height and age.

  20. Sir, i have qualified in PST/PET. I was declared unfit in army medical exam due squatting defect, will i be decalred unfit in medical exam of ssc gd also?

    1. Hello Shubham,
      if you were declared unfit in army medical test, then it is most likely that same will happen in SSC gd as well. But, there is still hope as army has very strict medical criteria. So, hope for the best!

  21. Sir meri hight 175 & chest 82 weight kitna shi hoga

    1. Hello Ibran,
      for a normal BMI as per your height your weight should be between 60 to 66.

  22. Sir, mera ek danth toota hai, main medical me pass honga ki nahi?

    1. Hello Sagar,
      If you do not have any other oral problem then you have chances of clearing the medical test.

  23. Is there any reason for rejection in medical examination cause of gynecomastia?

    1. Hello Menesh
      It may depend on the grade of gynecomastia. if it’s minor that it won’t harm.

  24. Sir Mai st category see hu.sir meri hight 156 AA RHA hai.aur race 1600 miter 8:40 AA RHA hai kya Mera ssc GD me selection hounga?

  25. Sir, hight 170cm, age 26year, weight kitni honi chiye?

    1. Prof. Rajeev Mehra

      Hello Swapan,
      your weight should be in 60’s. 66 to 70 is good.

  26. Ex-man ki height kìtni hoti hai?

    1. Prof. Rajeev Mehra

      Hello Yogendra,
      We did not understand your query, please be more specific. If you want to know the details about the height, then it is given in the above article please refer to it.

  27. I am qualified for CRPF job, but i have weak eye sigh of 3.0. what should i do now? how can i solve this problem?

    1. Prof. Rajeev Mehra

      Hello Vinod,
      as you must have read in the article that no eyesight correction is allowed in SSC, therefore with weak eye sight you can not get this job, however if you correct you eyesight with the LASIK operation then you can apply again and you won’t have any problem. Make sure that you give at least 6 months gap after operation before appearing for the medical test.

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