SSC GD Constable 2021 Eligibility

NRA CET Constable GD Eligibility (SSC GD) – Age Limit, PET/ PST Physical Test

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NRA CET SSC GD Constable Eligibility Criteria 2023-24: Constable GD Eligibility is very important for selection in SSC GD. The National Recruitment Agency Tier-I Exam to recruit GD Constable for BSF, CISF, CRPF, ITBP, SSB, NIA, SSF and Assam Rifles. Every year, the Staff Selection Commission (SSC) recruits approximately 30,000 to 50,000 (Male, Female) GD Constable Post.

From the year 2024 onwards, NRA will be conducting Constable GD, SSC CPO, CGL, JE,  IBPS PO, Clerk, RRB CBT CET Exam. The candidate has to download Detailed Notification issued by SSC, IBPS, Railways Recruitment Board (RRB).

Check minimum eligibility of SSC GD Constable 2024 – NRA GD CET Exam (Male/ Female) , Physical Test (Weight, Height, Chest), Age Limit, Education, Reservation, Upper Age Limit.

The National Recruitment Agency (NRA) GD Constable 2024 Recruitment notification will be released in November/ Dec 2023.

NRA CET Constable GD 2023

Article About Eligibility Criteria for NRA GD Constable 2024
Agency National Recruitment Agency (NRA)
Name of the recruitment exam NRA CET for 10th Pass
Post name Constable Executive (Males and Females)
Selection Phase
  1. Computer-Based Test (CBE)
  2. Physical Efficiency Test (PET)
  3. Physical Standard Test (PST)
  4. Medical Exam [(Detailed Medical Exam (DME), Review Medical Exam)] 
Exam frequency Not fixed [based on the number of vacancies intimated by the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) or Delhi Police to SSC]
Mode of exam Online
Exam language Hindi, English, Malayalam, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Odia, Punjabi, Marathi, Gujarati, Urdu, Bengali, and Assamese.
NRA CET Constable 2023 Complete Details

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)
  8. Assam Rifles

Constable GD Eligibility Criteria

All the candidate who wants to get Constable GD Eligibility  in SSC has to fulfill the minimum eligibility i.e. Age Limit, Education, Physical/ Medical Standard. Please check it before filling the online form.

The Key SSC GD Eligibility Criteria that candidates must adhere to are as follows:

Education Qualification

Educational Qualifications: Candidates must hold the essential educational qualification as on 1st August 2019i.e, Matriculation or 10th class pass from a recognized Board/ University before applying for the GD post.


Nationality: The candidate must be an Indian citizen. For migrated candidates, they must submit domicile/ PRC against his/ her state/ UT.

Age Limit

Age Limit: The candidates appearing in SSC GD exam 2023 has to check the Age Limit and Upper Age Relaxation (OBC, ST, SC, EWS, Women, Ex-Servicemen) should fulfil the age requirement of 18-23 years as on 31 July 2024, which implies that they should not have been born earlier than 2nd August 1998 and later than 1st August 2005.

Age Relaxation: There is an age relaxation in the upper age limit for SC, ST, OBC, Ex-Servicemen and other categories of persons based on the Government’s orders.

The age relaxation codes for the different categories of candidates are listed below:

SSC GD Age Relaxation
Code Number Category Permissible Age Relaxation
01 SC/ ST 5 years
02 OBC 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 dependents of victims killed in the 1984 riots or communal riots of 2002 in Gujarat (Unreserved) 5 years
05 Children and dependents of victims killed in the 1984 riots or communal riots of 2002 in Gujarat (OBC) 8 years
06 Children and dependents of victims killed in the 1984 riots or communal riots of 2002 in Gujarat (SC/ ST) 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

Candidates appearing for SSC Constable (GD) Exam must meet the specified SSC GD requirements or else their application would stand cancelled. Candidates can check SSC Eligibility to know the requirements of other exams conducted by the commission.

GD Constable Physical Test

If you want to get jobs in SSC GD Constable, then you must be physically fit. The candidate has to pass minimum marks required for Physical Test (ie. Running/ Height/ Weight/ Chest expansion etc). The male and female candidate can check the PET/ PST requirement for GD Constable 2024 recruitment.


For Males: 170 cms.
For Females: 157 cms.


The candidate can avail height relaxation (male/ female) candidate if they satisfy below conditions

  1. North Eastern States of Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Sikkim & Tripura state minimum height for male and female candidate are: (160 cms for males and 147.5 cms for females).
  2. Garhwalis, Kumaonis, Dogras, Marathas and candidates belonging to the States of Assam, Himachal Pradesh and Jammu & Kashmir will be 165 cms for males and 155 cms for females.
  3. The minimum height for all candidates belonging to Scheduled Tribes will be 162.5 cms for males and 150 cms for females.

Chest: Only for males candidate

Unexpanded: 80 cms (only for male candidates) – GD Constable.
Expanded: Min expansion 5 cms.

Weight: For males and Females: Proportionate to height and age as per medical standards.

PET – NRA GD Constable 2023

Physical Efficiency Test (PET)

The candidate who qualifies in the first round of physical test (Height/ Weight/ Chest) are then called to appear for Physical Efficiency Test (PET).

Physical Efficiency Test (PET)

For Male candidates For Female candidates
Race 5 kms in 24 minutes. 1.6 kms in 8 minutes 30 seconds

For candidates of Ladakh Region

Male Female
Race 1 Mile in 6 minutes 30 seconds 800 meters in 4 minutes

Complete NRA CET 2023 – Details

NRA CET Constable GD Eligibility FAQ’s

✅ What is the NRA CET Constable GD Eligibility Criteria 2023-24?
NRA CET Constable GD Eligibility Criteria 2023-24 outlines the requirements for SSC GD Constable recruitment. It includes details such as age limits, educational qualifications, and physical standards.

✅ When will the NRA CET Constable GD 2023-24 Recruitment notification be released?
The NRA CET Constable GD 2023-24 Recruitment notification will be released on the official NRA website in November/December 2023.

✅ What is the age limit for candidates applying for SSC GD Constable 2023-24?
Candidates applying for SSC GD Constable 2023-24 must be between 18 and 23 years of age as of July 31, 2024. There are age relaxation rules for specific categories.

✅ Are there age relaxation rules for SSC GD Constable applicants?
Yes, there is age relaxation for categories like SC, ST, OBC, Ex-Servicemen, and others. The extent of relaxation varies, so candidates should check the notification for details.

✅ What are the key SSC GD Eligibility Criteria that applicants must meet?
Please check for SSC GD Eligibility Criteria include educational qualification (matriculation), Indian citizenship, and age limits. Candidates need to fulfill these criteria before applying.

✅ What is the purpose of the NRA Tier-I Exam for GD Constable starting from 2024?
The NRA Tier-I Exam aims to recruit GD Constables for various security forces such as BSF, CISF, CRPF, ITBP, SSB, NIA, SSF, and Assam Rifles, starting in 2024.

✅ What are the physical standards required for SSC GD Constable applicants, and do they vary by region?
Physical standards for SSC GD Constable applicants include height, chest measurements (for males), and weight. These standards may have variations for candidates from different regions and backgrounds, so it’s essential to check them in detail.

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