SSB Communication Cadre in Group-‘B’ & ‘C’ Recruitment 2017 :: SSB Recruitments 2017 for Sub-Inspector, Head Constable
8. How to Apply for SSB Recruitment 2017 :
- SSB Application Form Last Date 2017 :
- 30 (thirty) days from the date of publication for the candidates residing at places.
- 45 (forty five) days from the date of publication for the candidates residing in Assam, Meghalaya, Arunachal Pradesh, Mizoram, Manipur, Nagaland, Tripura, Sikkim, Ladakh Division of Jammu and Kashmir State, Lahaul and Spiti District and Pangi SubDivision of Chamba District of Himachal Pradesh, Andaman and Nicobar Islands or Lakshadweep.
- Self attested photocopies of following documents are required to be enclosed while sending the application :
- Two self-attested recent passport size photographs, one pasted on the application form at the space provided and other to be enclosed with the application form.
- Self attested copy of Educational/Technical qualification Certificate(s).
- Self attested copy of date of birth certificate (Matriculation pass certificate).
- Self attested copy of Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe/OBC certificate as applicable.
- Demand Draft/IPO/Banker’s Cheque of 200/- (Rupees Two hundred) (Non-Refundable) for the post of Sub-Inspector (Communication) and 100/- (Rupees One hundred) (Non-Refundable) for the posts of Assistant Sub-Inspector (Communication) and Head Constable (Communication).
- Self attested copy of certificate of Bonafide/Domicile/Permanent residence of that State from designated revenue authorities not below the rank of Tehsildar for verification of citizenship of India. However, the following are exempted from producing the Bonafide/Domicile/Permanent residence certificate with application form :
- West Pakistani Refugees settled in J&K, they will produce certificate issued by the village Sarpanch/ Numberdar along with a copy of the Electoral Roll showing the name of the candidate in the voter list for election to the Parliamentary Constituency.
- State of Assam is also not issuing Domicile Certificate/PRC, candidates belonging to the state of Assam are not required to submit the same. However, their selection will be subject to verification of residential status from the concerned District Authorities.
- Ex-servicemen must submit self-attested photocopy of discharge/release certificate in support of claim of Ex-servicemen & Caste Certificate. If belonging to SC/ST/OBC prescribed format certificate.
- Avail relaxation in height and chest (if applicable).
- Two self-addressed envelopes of 11.5 cms x 27.5 cms with postage stamps worth 25/- (Rupees Twenty five only) affixed on it.
9. No TA/DA will be Admissible : No TA/DA or other expenses for appearing in the recruitment tests will be paid to the candidates. The candidates should come duly prepared for a stay of at least one week under their own arrangement at the recruitment venue. Unemployed SC/ST candidates who appear in written test will be reimbursed fare as admissible under relevant Rules subject to production of Rail/Bus tickets, original caste certificate & non-employment certificate issued by MP or MLA or any Gazetted Officer of the locality.
10. SSB Recruitment 2016 Selection Process : The bio-metric examination, photograph and signature of the candidates who report with Admit Card at the recruitment venue will be taken, which shall be followed by conduct of different stages of recruitment process as under :
(i) Physical Efficiency Test (PET) : All candidates will have to undergo Physical Efficiency Test, which will be qualifying in nature and the candidate must qualify the event as under :
Posts – For Male SI(Communication), ASI(Communication) & HC (Communication) : 3.2 kms Race in 14 minutes
Note : Ex-Servicemen are Exempted From Physical Efficiency Test. However, They will have to Appear in Common Entrance Test, Technical Test and Detailed Medical Examination.
(ii) Physical Standard Test (PST) : The Candidates who qualify the Physical Efficiency Test will have to undergo Physical Standard Test. Ex-servicemen are exempted from PST. However, their actual height, weight and chest measurements will be recorded :
(a) Height & Chest :
|Name of Post||Description||Min. Height in Cms.||Chest in Cms|
|SI (Comm.), ASI (Comm.) & HC (Comm)||For all candidates not belonging to 1 & 2 below :||170 ||Minimum - 80
Minimum expansion - 5
|1. For Garhwalis, Kumaonis, Gorkhas, Dogras, Marathas, Sikkimies candidates and candidates hailing from Leh and Ladakh, Kashmir Valley, North-Eastern State and the state of Himachal Pradesh.||165||Minimum - 78
Minimum expansion - 5
|2. Adivasis or Tribals including Mizos and Nagas||162.5||Minimum - 76
Minimum expansion - 5
Note : A Candidate not Meeting the Minimum Height and Chest Requirement will be Rejected.
(b) Weight of the candidate should be proportionate to height and age. Weight will not be disqualification at the time of PST. However, the overweight/underweight candidates will be disqualified at the time of Detailed Medical Examination based on weight and age on the day of Detailed Medical Examination and the height as measured during Physical Standard Test.
Male Average Body Weights in Kilograms for Different Age Groups and Heights
|Height in Cms||Age in years|
The body weights given in the chart are corresponding to only certain height (in cms) on even numbers only. In respect of heights in between, the principle of ‘Average’ will be utilized for calculating body weights.
In doubtful cases of overweight, the assessment will be made on the basis of BMI.
- Appeal Against Physical Standard Test (PST) : Candidates declared disqualified in Physical Standard Test can prefer an appeal to the Appellate Authority for re-measurement of Height and Chest only. The appeals of the candidates shall be disposed.
- Candidates who intend to avail relaxation in height and chest measurements will have to submit certificate.
- Documentation : The candidate who qualify the Physical Standard Test will have to go through documentation, in which candidates will have to produce all original documents/certificates the detail of whose are given in the application form to Recruitment Board, failing which the candidate will be disqualified.
- Written Examination/Assessment : Candidates who qualify documentation will appear in written examination i.e.
Paper-I (duration : 2 hours) : Paper-I will be of 100 multiple objective type question focusing on General Knowledge, Numerical ability, General English & Hindi, General Reasoning carrying 100 marks. Minimum qualifying marks for Paper-I for all posts will be :
50 % for General & Ex-Servicemen
45 % for SC/ST/OBC
Paper-II (Technical Written Examination of 2 hours duration) : Examination shall be conducted for the posts of Sub-Inspector(Communication), Assistant Sub-Inspector (Communication) and Head Constable(Communication) containing 100 multiple objective type questions designed to test the core competency of the candidates in his technical subject.
Minimum qualifying marks for Paper-II will be :
50 % for General & Ex-Servicemen
45 % for SC/ST/OBC.
Final merit list for the posts of Sub-Inspector (Communication), Assistant Sub-Inspector (Communication) and Head Constable(Communication) will be prepared on the basis of marks obtained in the Paper-II (Technical Written Examination) only.
(v) Detailed Medical Examination (DME) : Candidates will be put through Detailed Medical Examination strictly on the basis of merit of Written Examination.
The Medical Standards for all posts are as under :
(a) Eye Sight-Visual standards for the posts are as under :
|Sl.No.||Posts||Visual Acuity unaided |
|Uncorrected visual acuity |
|1.||SI (Comm.), ASI (Comm.) & HC (Comm)||N6||N9||6/6||6/9||CP III BY ISIHARA|
(i) For SI (Communication), ASI (Communication) & HC (Comm) : Visual correction of any kind is not permitted even by glasses.
(ii) For Ex-Servicemen of all posts : Hypermetropia: +2 Ds, Myopia: 2.5 DS (including cylinder)
Note : Age related physiological presbyopic changes are likely to occur above 35 years so age wise presbyopic changes relaxation is permitted as mentioned below for near vision (this is in addition to that above relaxation already provided for distant vision.
- +1 DS upto 40 years.
- +2 DS upto 50 years.
- +3 DS 51 – 60 years & above
(b) The candidates must not have knock-knee, flat foot, varicose veins, squint in eyes and they should possess high colour vision. The candidates will be tested for colour vision by ISIHARA’s test as well as Edrich-Green Lantern test.
(c) Must be in good mental and bodily health and free from any physical defect likely to interfere with the efficient performance of their duties.
(d) Criteria to determine permissibility of tattoo : The practice of engraving/ tattooing in India is prevalent since time immemorial, but has been limited to depict the name or a religious figure, invariably on inner aspect of forearm and usually on left side. One the other hand the present young generation is considerably under the influence of western culture and thus the number of potential recruits bearing skin art had grown enormously over the year, which is not only distasteful but distract from good order and discipline in the force.
- Content : Being a secular country, the religious sentiments of our countrymen are to be respected and thus tattoos depicting religious symbol or figure and the name, as followed in India army, are to be permitted.
- Location : Tattoos marked on traditional sites of the body like inner aspect of forearm, but only LEFT forearm, being non saluting limb or dorsum of the hands are to be allowed.
- Size : Size must be less than 1/4 of the particular part (Elbow or Hand) of the body.
Note : The candidates will be examined as per the Revised Medical Guidelines May, 2015 issued by MHA.