SSC GD Previous Year Question Paper with Solution : Pdf Download

In these articles, candidates can download the SSC GD previous year question paper in PDF format along with the answer key.

ssc gd previous year question paper

SSC GD Previous Year Question Paper: The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) conducts the General Duty (GD) examination to recruit candidates for various paramilitary forces and armed forces in India. The SSC GD examination aims to select suitable candidates for positions like constable (general duty) in the Border Security Force (BSF), Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF), Central Industrial Security Force (CISF),Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP), National Investigation Agency (NIA), Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB), Secretariat Security Force (SSF), and rifleman (general duty) in the Assam Rifles.

SSC GD Previous Year Question Paper PDF(All Shift) 

Download the SSC GD Previous Year Question Papers (All shift) by clicking the link below.

   SSC GD PYQ PDF -2021
   SSC GD PYQ      Download Link 
    16th november 2022 (Shift-1,2,3)        Click here
    17th november 2022 (Shift-1,2,3)        Click here
    18th november 2022 (Shift-1,2,3)        Click here
    22nd november 2022 (Shift-1,2,3)        Click here
    24th november 2022 (Shift-1,2,3)        Click here
    25th november 2022 (Shift-1,2,3)        Click here
    26th november 2022 (Shift-1,2,3)        Click here
    30th november 2022 (Shift-1,2,3)        Click here
    15th december 2022 (Shift-1,2,3)        Click here


   SSC GD PYQ PDF -2019
     SSC GD PYQ      Download Link 
    11th february 2019 (Shift-1,2,3)         Click here
    12th february 2019 (Shift-1,2,3)         Click here
    13th february 2019 (Shift-1,2,3)         Click here
    14th february 2019 (Shift-1,2,3)         Click here
    15th february 2019 (Shift-1,2,3)         Click here
    18th february 2019 (Shift-1,2,3)         Click here
    19th february 2019 (Shift-1,2,3)         Click here
    21st february 2019 (Shift-1,3)         Click here
    22nd february 2019 (Shift-2,3)         Click here
    1st march 2019 (Shift-1,2)         Click here
    2nd march 2019 (Shift-1,2,3)         Click here
    3rd march 2019 (Shift-1,3)         Click here
    5th march 2019 (Shift-1,2,3)         Click here
    6th march 2019 (Shift-1,2,3)         Click here
    7th march 2019 (Shift-1,3)         Click here
    8th march 2019 (Shift-1,2,3)         Click here
    9th march 2019 (Shift-1,2,3)         Click here
    11th march 2019 (Shift-1,2,3)         Click here


      SSC GD PYQ PDF -2015
    SSC GD PYQ      Download Link 
    4th october 2015 (Shift-1)        Click here


    SSC GD PYQ PDF -2012
    SSC GD PYQ      Download Link 
    4th april 2012 (Shift-1,2)        Click here

You can also practice the All SSC Exams Previous Year Question Paper to prepare for the SSC GD Examination.

All SSC Exams Previous Year Question Paper Pdf       Click here

SSC GD Exam Pattern 

The SSC GD Selection Process will be conducted in four phases,which are:

  1. Phase 1 : Computer-Based Examination (CBE),
  2. Phase 2 : Physical Efficiency Test (PET),
  3. Phase 3 : Physical Standard Test (PST),
  4. Phase 4 : Detailed Medical Examination (DME) and Document Verification

SSC GD Exam : Highlights

Exam NameSSC GD Examination
Conducting BodyStaff Selection Commission (SSC)
Stages of ExamOnline Written Examination, Physical Efficiency Test (PET), Physical Standard Test (PST), and Detailed Medical Examination (DME) and Document Verification
Mode of the examinationOnline (Computer-Based-Test)
Number of PapersSingle Paper
Sections4 Sections, including: General Intelligence and Reasoning, General Knowledge and Awareness, Elementary Mathematics, and English and Hindi.
Question TypeMultiple-Choice Questions.
Duration of exam60 minutes (1 Hour)
Total Questions80 Questions
Total Marks160 Marks
Negative MarkingYes
Marking Scheme
  • +2 marks for each correct answer
  • 0.50 marks deducted for each incorrect answer
Exam LanguagesEnglish and Hindi
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SSC GD Question Paper Pattern 

Candidates may check the table below SSC GD Examination Question Paper Stracture:

  Part  SectionsMaximum QuestionsMaximum
  Part-AGeneral Intelligence and Reasoning204060 minutes
  Part-BGeneral Knowledge and General Awareness2040
  Part-CElementary Mathematics2040
  Part-DEnglish/ Hindi2040


Physical Efficiency Test (PET)

This test assesses the candidate’s physical fitness on the basis of height parameters, and he/she needs to undergo PET (Race), which is followed by a biometric/technology-aided identification test. Candidates have to clear the race within the following time limits:

Race5 Kms in 24 minutes.1.6 Kms in 8 ½ minutesFor candidates other than those belonging to Ladakh Region.
1.6 Kms in 6 ½ minutes800 metres in 4 minutesFor candidates of Ladakh Region.


Physical Standard Test (PST) 

This test evaluates the physical standard of the candidates on the basis of three factors: height, chest, and weight. Physical standards for the posts are as follows:

Height (for General/OBC & SC)170157
Height (for ST)162.5150
Chest Size (for general/OBC & SC)80/5N/A
Chest Size (for ST)76/5N/A


Weight: Proportionate to height and age as per medical standards

Detailed Medical Examination (DME)

The candidate will be called for a medical examination after passing the PET and PST.The medical examination is based on the following criteria:

  • Your eyes should be 6/6.
  • You must learn to recognise colours (no colour blindness).
  • Laser surgery is not permitted.
  • If you put on glasses,you are rejected.
  • There should be no difficulty in hearing.
  • Your weight should be according to your length and age.


Q1. Where can I find SSC GD question papers from the previous year?

Ans. You can get the PDFs of the SSC GD Previous Year Question Papers from the article above.

Q2. Is solving previous year’s SSC GD question papers necessary?

Ans. By resolving previous years’ SSC GD question papers, you can improve your preparation and address your weaknesses.

Q3. How difficult were the previous year’s SSC GD exams?

Ans.The difficulty level of the SSC GD Previous Year Exams was easy to moderate.

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