SSC Constable GD Physical Test Details for PET and PST 2024

The Staff Selection Commission issued the notification for SSC Constable (GD) in November 2023. The notification has been published to fill up the 26146 vacancies of Constables in BSF, CRPF, CAPF, ITBP, NIA, SSF, and Assam Rifles.

The process of application submission started on 24 November and was completed by 31 December 2023. This is one of the biggest recruitment in India as a result lakhs of candidates have applied for these posts.

Just after the completion of the registration process, the candidates started their search for the SSC GD Selection Process, Exam Pattern and Physical Test Details. To answer their queries, here we are sharing SSC GD PET/ PST Details. Constable GD Physical Test Details for PET/PMT

ssc gd pet/pst details

Before diving into the Physical Test Details, let’s answer your first query which is about the selection process. The process of selection will be completed on the basis of various phases of selection given below-

  • Computer Based Examination (CBE)
  • Physical Standard Test (PST)
  • Physical Efficiency Test (PET)
  • Medical Examination (DME/ RME)
  • Document Verification

At first, the candidates will be called for the written examination and after that, the shortlisted candidates will be called for the Physical Test.

The Physical Test is the second phase in the recruitment process. It’s designed to assess the physical fitness and endurance of the candidates.

SSC GD Physical Measurement Test (PMT) Details

The PMT or PST is the initial part of the Physical Test. It evaluates candidates’ height, chest (for males), and weight. The standards vary across different categories, as detailed below:

Height Requirements
Category Male Constable in cms Female Constable in cms
General 170 157
ST 162.5 150
ST Candidates of North Eastern States 157 147.5
ST Candidates of Left Wing Extremism affected districts 160 147.5
Garhwalis, Kumaonis, Dogras, Marathas and
candidates belonging to the States/ UTs of
Assam, Himachal Pradesh, J&K, and Ladakh
165 155
Candidates hailing from the North-eastern states of Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Sikkim, and Tripura 162.5 152.5
Candidates hailing from Gorkha Territorial Administration (GTA) comprising the three Sub-Divisions of Darjeeling District namely Darjeeling, Kalimpong, and Kurseong and including the following “Mouzas” Sub-Division of these Districts i.e. Lohagarh Tea Garden, Lohagarh Forest, Rangmohan, Barachenga, Panighata, ChotaAdalpur, Paharu, Sukna Forest, Sukna Part-I, Pantapati Forest-I, Mahanadi Forest, Champasari Forest, SalbariChhatpart-II, Sitong Forest, Sivoke Hill Forest, Sivoke Forest, ChhotaChenga, and Nipania 157 152.5
Chest Measurement

Chest Measurements are only applicable for Male candidates.

Category Unexpanded (cm) Minimum Expansion (cm)
General 80 5
ST 76 5
Specific Regions* 78 5
Gorkha Territorial Administration 77 5

*Includes Garhwalis, Kumaonis, Dogras, Marathas, and candidates from Assam, Himachal Pradesh, J&K, and Ladakh.

Weight Standards

Weight is assessed based on age and height, adhering to medical standards. Candidates should not be underweight or overweight.

SSC GD Constable Physical Efficiency Test (PET) Details

The PET is designed to test the endurance of the candidates. Ex-servicemen are exempt from PET but must pass PMT and a Medical Test.

Candidate Category Distance for Males Time for Males Distance for Females Time for Females
Other than the Ladakh Region 5 km 24 minutes 1.6 km 8.5 minutes
Ladakh Region 1.6 km 6.5 minutes 800 meters 4 minutes

The SSC GD Constable Physical Test is a critical stage in the selection process for candidates aspiring to join India’s security forces. Meeting the physical standards and demonstrating endurance is key to advancing in the recruitment process. Candidates are advised to prepare thoroughly for these tests, focusing on physical fitness and endurance training.

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