Dates, Requirements for Constable PET and PST

Candidates qualifying for computer-based examination (CBE) for General Duty Constable posts will move forward to the Physical Test. It includes the physical standard test (PST) and physical efficiency test (PET) stage of the selection process. SSC GD Constable Physical Test 2024 will be held in June 2024 after result of the written examination is announced. The physical test will be conducted at various centers which will decided by Central Armed Police Forces. Selected candidates in Physical Test will fill in the 26,146 vacancies of General Duty Constable in the Border Security Force (BSF), Central Industrial Security Force (CISF), Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) based in the merit list. Bookmark our page for latest updates regarding the SSC GD PST and PET exam schedule.

SSC GD Constable PET PST Dates 2024

The Central Reserved Police Force will conduct physical test to check physical eligibility of candidate. All shortlisted candidates must appear for the PST & PET stage to proceed further. SSC GD 2024 Constable PST and PET are expected to be scheduled in June 2024, so candidates are advised to begin their preparation for physical efficiency test. The admit cards for SSC GD Constable PST and PET round will be released on the official website of CAPFs at

Events Dates
SSC GD Result May 2024
PST June 2024
PET June 2024
Medical Exam To be Notified
Document Verification To be Notified

SSC GD Constable Physical Test 2024

The SSC GD Physical Test ensures that candidates are physically capable to be part of Indian Paramilitary forces an covers many activities like height, weight, race, long jump, and high jump. Both SSC physical efficiency test and physical standard test have separate requirements for male and female candidates, shortlisted candidates need to fulfill those requirements to pass the SSC GD Constable Physical Test 2024.

SSC GD Constable PST

The objective of conducting the SSC GD Physical Standard Test is to check whether the candidates who have been shortlisted match the required physical requirements, which include chest measures, weight, and height. For the SSC GD Constable PST 2024, candidates must meet prescribed physical requirements for male & female candidates. Height, weight, and chest measurements of ex-servicemen will be taken only for record purposes otherwise, they are exempted from PST and PET stages. Weight should be proportionate to height and age as per medical standards. The physical standard test is qualifying in nature, candidates can check the physical measurements below.

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 a minimum chest expansion of 5 cm and unexpanded chest measurement should be 80 cm. Height and chest measurements for male candidates belonging to other categories are provided below.

Categories  Height Measurements  Chest Measurements
General, SC & OBC 170 cm 80 cm/5
Scheduled Tribes 162.5 cm 76 cm/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 150 cm tall and those belonging to general &OBC categories have a minimum height of 157 cm.

Categories Height Measurements
General, SC & OBC 157 cm
Scheduled Tribes 150 cm
All Scheduled Tribe candidates of North Eastern States (NE States) 147.5 cm
All Scheduled Tribe candidates of Left Wing Extremism affected districts 147.5 cm
Garhwalis, Kumaonis, Dogras, Marathas and candidates belonging to the States of Assam, Himachal Pradesh and Jammu & Kashmir and Ladakh 155 cm
Candidates hailing from North Eastern States of Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Sikkim and Tripura 152.5 cm
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.
152.5 cm

SSC GD Constable PET

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.

SSC GD Constable PET for Male Candidates

Male candidates who belong to the Ladakh region have to complete 1.6 km of running in 7 minutes and for other region candidates, it is a 5 km race that has to be completed in 24 minutes.

Category Task
Candidates other than Ladakh Region 1.6 Km in 8½ minutes
For Ladakh Region 800 metres in 5 minutes

SSC GD Constable PET for 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.

Types  Task
Candidates other than Ladakh Region 5 km in 24 minutes
For Ladakh Region 1.6 Km in 7 minutes

 

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