SSC GD Physical Test 2024: PET/ PST Dates, Height, Running, Medical

The SSC GD Constable Physical Test 2024 is a crucial stage in the selection process for General Duty Constable posts, comprising the Physical Standard Test (PST) and Physical Efficiency Test (PET). Scheduled to be held in May-June 2024, candidates who qualify the computer-based examination will proceed to these tests, which are mandatory for further advancement. The PST will evaluate height, weight, and chest measurements, while the PET will assess endurance through tasks like running. Ex-servicemen are exempt from PST and PET but will have their measurements recorded for record purposes.

Male candidates must meet height and chest requirements, varying by category, while female candidates need to fulfill height criteria specified for different categories. Ladakh region candidates have separate time limits for completing the race in PET. The PST and PET are critical steps towards filling 26,146 vacancies in various armed forces, emphasizing the importance of candidates’ physical preparedness and adherence to outlined standards. Stay updated via the official CAPFs website for the latest information and exam schedule updates.

Exam Name SSC GD Constable Recruitment Test
Conducted by Staff Selection Commission
Post Name GD Constable in BSF, CRPF, CAPF, ITBP, NIA, SSF, and Assam Rifles
Selection Process Computer-Based Test, Physical Standard Test (PST), Physical Efficiency Test (PET), Medical Examination
Age Limit 18 to 23 years as of January 2024
Physical Criteria Varies by gender and category
Exam Mode Online (CBT) and Physical Test
Official Portal ssc.nic.in

SSC GD Physical Requirements for Male Candidates

Male candidates belonging to the General, SC & OBC categories must be at least 170 cm tall and should have minimum chest expansion of 5cm and unexpanded chest measurement should be 80cm. Height and chest measurements for male candidates belonging to other categories are provided below.

Categories  Height Measurements  Chest Measurements
General, SC & OBC 170 cm 80cm/5
Scheduled Tribes 162.5 cm 76cm/5
Schedule Tribe candidates hailing from the North-Eastern States of Arunachal Pradesh,
Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Sikkim & Tripura and Naxal/ Left Wing Extremism affected districts
160 cm 147.5 cm
Candidates hailing from the North-Eastern States of Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Sikkim and Tripura 162.5 cm 77cm/5
Candidates falling in categories of Garhwalis, Kumaonis, Dogras, Marathas and candidates belonging to the States of Assam, Himachal Pradesh and Jammu & Kashmir 165 cm 78cm/5

SSC GD PST Eligibility for Female Candidates

In SSC GD Physical Standard Test, no chest measurements of female candidates will be taken. Female candidates belonging to scheduled tribes must be 150cm tall and those belonging to general &OBC categories have a minimum height of 157cm.

Categories Height Measurements
General, SC & OBC 157cm
Scheduled Tribes 150cm
Garhwalis, Kumaonis, Dogras, Marathas and candidates belonging to the States of Assam, Himachal Pradesh and Jammu & Kashmir 155cm
candidates hailing from North Eastern States of Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Sikkim and Tripura 152.5cm

SSC GD PET 2024

The commission will conduct the SSC GD Physical Efficiency Test 2024 after the PST test is over. Candidates belonging to Ladakh or any other region will have to complete race within prescribed time limits for female and male candidates.

  • For female candidates who belong to the Ladakh region, physical running time is 5 minutes in 800 metres and candidates who belongs to other regions have to complete 1.6 Km running in 8½ minutes.
  • Male candidates who belong to Ladakh region have to complete 1.6 km of running in 7 minutes and for other region candidates it is 5km race which has to be completed in 24 minutes.
Types  For Female Candidates For Male Candidates
Candidates other than Ladakh Region 1.6 Km in 8½ minutes 5 km in 24 minutes
For Ladakh Region 800 metres in 5 minutes 1.6 Km in 7 minutes

SSC GD Constable PST Running Details

For Male Candidates
  • Standard Regions: 5 Kilometers in 24 minutes.
  • Ladakh Region: 1.6 Kilometers in 6 ½ minutes.
For Female Candidates
  • Standard Regions: 1.6 Kilometers in 8 ½ minutes.
  • Ladakh Region: 800 meters in 4 minutes.

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SSC GD PST Chest Specifications

As per the official notification, there are no chest specifications or criteria for female candidates. However, male candidates must meet the SSC GD PST chest requirement to advance further in the recruitment process. Below, we have provided a table mentioning category-wise SSC GD chest size for male candidates.

Criteria
Chest (in cms)
Male (Unexpanded (cms)/ Minimum Expansion (cms)
Female
General, SC & OBC candidates (except those mentioned below)
80/5
NA
SSC GD PST Chest Relaxations
The minimum chest for all male candidates belonging to Scheduled Tribes
76/5
NA
Candidates falling in the categories of Garhwalis, Kumaonis, Dogras, Marathas
and candidates belonging to the States UTs of Assam, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu & Kashmir, and Ladakh.
78/5
NA
Candidates hailing from Gorkha Territorial Administration (GTA) comprising of the three Sub-Divisions of Darjeeling District namely Darjeeling, Kalimpong and Kurseong, and includes the following “Mouzas” Sub-Division of these Districts :
(1) Lohagarh Tea Garden (2) Lohagarh Forest (3) Rangmohan (4) Barachenga (5) Panighata (6) ChotaAdalpur (7) Paharu (8) Sukna Forest (9) Sukna Part-I (10) Pantapati Forest-I (11) Mahanadi Forest (12) Champasari Forest (13) SalbariChhatpart-II (14) Sitong Forest (15) Sivoke Hill Forest (16) Sivoke Forest (17) ChhotaChenga (18) Nipania.
77/5
NA

SSC GD PET 2024

Once the PST test is completed, the commission will administer the SSC GD Physical Endurance TEST 2024. It differs for male and female candidates. Below, we have mentioned the SSC GD Physical Test details, outlining the various activities candidates must undertake to proceed to the subsequent stage.

  • SSC GD Physical Running Time for Male Candidates is 5 km in 24 minutes.
  • SSC GD Physical Running Time for Female Candidates is 1.6 km in 8.5 minutes.

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SSC GD Physical Efficiency Test (PET)

Type
For Male Candidates
For Female Candidates
Candidates other than Ladakh Region
5 km in 24 minutes
1.6 km in 8 1/2 minutes
For Ladakh Region
1.6 km in 7 minutes
800 metres in 5 minutes

SSC GD Medical Examination

The candidates who qualify in the physical test will be called for the SSC GD medical test. It will be done by the Medical Officer and below are the various criteria that candidates need to fulfil to clear this stage.

It is important to note that SSC GD Medical exam requirement is same for both male and female candidates.

Visual Acuity Unaided
Uncorrected Visual Acuity
Refraction
Colour Vision
Near Vision
Distant Vision
Visual correction of any kind is not permitted, even by glasses
CP – 2
Better Eye
Worse Eye
Better Eye
Worse Eye
N6
N9
6/6
6/9

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