The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) has postponed the online registration for GD Constable Recruitment for the second time.

According to reports, the SSC GD Constable 2018 registration will begin online from 17 August 2018 instead of 25 July 2018 resulting in a delay of 20 days. Candidates willing to apply for the over 50,000 vacancies announced by the SSC will be able to register till 5 pm of 17 September.

In a notification, the SSC said that the reason behind the postponement is “heavy load of applications” which has slowed down the website.

“Due to very heavy load of applications, the new website of the Commission has become very slow and candidates are facing problems in One-Time Registration and submission of online applications. It has been decided to temporarily withhold receiving online applications for the said examination w.e.f. 28-07-2018 (8 pm) for a period of 20 days,” read the statement.

SSC said that candidates who have already registered will not have to register again.

The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) had in a notification released on 21 July announced vacancies for 54,953 posts of GD Constable. The advertisement was announced in the latest edition of Employment News.

The official website where the SSC GD Constable positions can be applied is ssc.nic.in.

All the posts advertised are for filling vacancies in National Investigation Agency (NIA), Secretariat Security Force (SSF), paramilitary organisation Assam Rifles (AR) and Central Armed Police Forces such as Border Security Force (BSF), Central Industrial Security Force (CISF), Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF), Shashtra Seema Bal (SSB), and Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP).

The minimum qualification for a candidate to apply for the position is Class 10 pass and the minimum age limit is 19 years. The maximum age limit for a candidate to apply is 23 years, except for those from reserved categories.

But while the announcement has been made, the link to SSC constable recruitment has not been activated yet.

How to apply

Step 1: Go to official website – ssc.nic.in

Step 2: Click on the tab ‘Apply’ on the upper panel of the page.

Step 3: Click on the ‘Constable –GD’ section.

Step 4: Fill the form accurately and submit all relevant details.