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SSB Exam Overview 2024

  • The Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) test is held for recruitment into the Sashastra Seema Bal, one of India's paramilitary forces in charge of border security. 
  • The exam is designed to select candidates for various jobs within the force, such as constables, sub-inspectors, and other technical and non-technical positions. 
  • Aspiring applicants must go through a rigorous selection procedure that includes a written exam, a physical efficiency test (PET), a physical standard test (PST), a medical exam, and a personal interview. 
  • The written test measures candidates' knowledge of General Knowledge, Mathematics, Reasoning, and English. 
  • The physical fitness, medical fitness, and overall suitability for service in the SSB of successful candidates are subsequently assessed. 
  • The test is an important entry point for people who want to contribute to national security and take on hard and responsible roles inside the Sashastra Seema Bal.

SSB Recruitment 2024 Highlight:

Organization Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB)
Post Name Assistant Commandant, SI, ASI, and Head Constable, Constable.
Vacancies 1656
Category Govt Job
SSB Written Exam Date  2024 To be announced
Selection Process Physical Test, Written Test, Document Verification, Medical Exam
Job Location All over India
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SSB Recruitment Vacancies in 2024 

The total number of vacancies is determined by the Commission's needs. In the last three years, 158 posts for Assistant Commandants in SSB have been released. The organizing authority, UPSC, reserves the right to alter the number of positions at any time during the CAPF recruiting process. It may increase or decrease based on the security forces' needs.

The table below displays the number of SSB AC openings declared by UPSC:

Year-wise Vacancies in SSB Numbers
SSB Vacancy for 2024 To be Notified
SSB Vacancy for 2022 82
SSB Vacancy for 2021 01
SSB Vacancy for 2020 22
SSB Vacancy for 2019 66
SSB Vacancy for 2018 29
SSB Vacancy for 2017 63

Previous year Vacancies in SSB for reference 

Assistant Commandant Veterinary 18
Sub Inspector (SI) Pioneer 20
Draughtsman - 3
Communication - 59
Staff Nurse - 29
Assistant Sub Inspector (ASI) Pharmacist 7
Radiographer - 21
Operation Theater Technician - 1
Dental Technician - 1
Assistant Sub Inspector (ASI) Stenographer 40
Head Constable (HC) Electrician 15
Mechanic - 296
Steward - 2
Veterinary - 23
Communication - 578
Constable Carpenter, Tailor, Blacksmith, etc. 543
Total 1656


Salary for SSB Recruitment 2024

  • Candidates selected for the SSC Recruitment 2024 would receive an excellent monthly salary and allowance as provided by the Government of India. 
  • We have included remuneration information for each vacancy in the SSB Recruitment 2024 below.
    Post Salary
Assistant Commandant (Veterinary) Level 10 (Rs. 56100 – 1,77,500/-)
Sub Inspector (SI) Level 6 (Rs. 35,400 – 1,12400/-)
Assistant Sub Inspector (ASI) Level 5 (Rs. 29,200 – 92,300/-)
Assistant Sub Inspector (ASI) (Stenographer) Level 5 (Rs. 29,200 – 92,300/-)
Head Constable (HC) Level 4 (Rs. 25,500 – 81,100/-)
Constable Level 3 (Rs. 21,700 – 69,100/-)


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