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SSC 2018 www.ssc.nic.in Latest Staff Selection Commission Exams

SSC 2018: Staff Selection Commission (www.ssc.nic.in) is an organisation which is established to recruit staff members for various central government institutions. In this article we are going to discuss about the complete details about the exams conducted by SSC and its importance. Eligibility Criteria, Selection Process and Exam Pattern are most important terms a candidate have to follow when he/ she wish to participate in an exam. Here we listed all the lengths and breadths of all the exams which are conducted once in every year by this organisation. Also we may see about the competition, importance, demand and advises to accomplish the exam successfully in simple words which may understandable by all category candidates.

Organisation Staff Selection Commission (SSC)
Authority Department of Personnel and Training (DoPT)
Category Group D, C and B
Frequency Once in Every Year Each Exam
Participants More than 5 Millions
Competition Moderate
Official Site www.ssc.nic.in

SSC Exams 2018

SSC Exams Date Status Details
CGL Exam 2018 04-06-2018 Live Click Here
CHSL Exam 2017 18-11-2017 Closed Click Here
Junior Engineer Exam 2017 21-10-2017 Closed Click Here
Scientific Assistant Exam 2017 04-08-2017 Closed Click Here
Stenographer Exam 2017 27-05-2017 Closed Click Here
CAPF Exam 2017 22-04-2017 Closed Click Here
Jr. Hindi Translator Exam 2017 15-04-2017 Closed Click Here
GD Constable Exam 2017 Nov 2017 (Tentative) Upcoming Click Here
MTS Exam 2017 Dec 2017 (Tentative) Upcoming Click Here

About Staff Selection Commission (SSC)

Staff Selection Commission is an organisation functions under the Department of Personnel and Training (DoPT). It is erstwhile known as Subordinate Services Commission which is constituted by the Government of India on 4th November 1975. Later on 26th September 1997 it has been reorganised and renamed as Staff Selection Commission. Further it has been redefined and amalgamated under the Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions on 21st May 1999. The Staff Selection Commission which is functioning now has came into existence after that amalgamation and functions extensively from 1st June 1999. In order to maintain good administration this commission has been divided into Seven Regions and Two Sub-Regions. The regional office is headed by Regional Director and all sub-offices are headed by the deputy director. It conducts seven major exams; among those CGL is the highly competitive. Also it conducts departmental exams for the promotion of staffs working in various offices and ministries. Every year more than 5 million candidates take part in the exams conducted by SSC. However, all exams will be conducted only once in every year. It publishes a calendar for every year where candidates can find the schedule of all upcoming SSC exams.

Regional Staff Selection Commission Offices

These regional offices are established to implement hassle free administration. Also these offices publish recruitment notice once in every year. Most of the vacancies displayed in these notice are to fill the vacant positions that exist in the regional central government office. In the below list we can know about the regional offices of Staff Selection Commission.

  • SSC Southern Region (SSCSR)
  • SSC Northern Region (SSCNR)
  • SSC Eastern Region (SSCER)
  • SSC Western Region (SSCWR)
  • SSC Karnataka Kerala Region (SSCKKR)
  • SSC North Eastern Region (SSCNER)
  • SSC Central Region (SSCCR)
  • SSC Madhya Pradesh Sub-Region (SSCMPR)
  • SSC North Western Sub-Region (SSCNWR)

List of SSC Exams

SSC Conduct more than 8 exams, all these comes under Group B, C and D category. Based on the academic, professional and personal eligibility candidates are eligible to participate in the exam. Here we have listed the major exams which are conducted by the Staff Selection Commission.

  • Combined Graduate Level Exam (CGL)
  • Combined Higher Secondary Level Exam (CHSL)
  • Stenographer Group ‘C’ and ‘D’ Exam
  • Junior Engineer Exam
  • Central Armed Police Force Exam
  • General Duty Constable Exam
  • Junior Hindi Translator Exam
  • Multi Tasking Staff Exam
  • Departmental Exam

Combined Graduate Level Exam (CGL)

CGL is the most competitive exam conducted by Staff Selection Commission. It takes place once in every year and candidates with any graduate degree are eligible to participate in this exam.  This exam will be conducted in four tiers, the first two tiers are written test. The exam pattern of Tier-1 and Tier-2 are objective and descriptive respectively. Aspirants have to successfully overcome each tiers to crack CGL Exam. The main eligibility criteria of this exam are listed below.

  • Exam Name: Combined Graduate Level Exam (CGL)
  • Category: Group B and Group C
  • Qualification: Degree
  • Age Limit: 18 to 27 yrs
  • Exam Type: Objective and Descriptive

Combined Higher Secondary Level Exam (CHSL)

Aspirants who have completed 12th Class or any relevant qualification equivalent to 12th are eligible to participate in the Combined Higher Secondary Level Exam. Likewise, CGL this exam is also competitive. Candidates successfully completed this exam are most likely placed in the Group C category posts.

  • Exam Name: Combined Higher Secondary Level Exam (CHSL)
  • Category: Group C
  • Qualification: HSC, +2
  • Age Limit: 18 to 27 yrs
  • Exam Type: Objective

Stenographer Grade ‘C’ and ‘D’ Exam

The Stenographer exams are conducted for employing Stenographers in various central government institutions. The minimum education qualification to participate in this exam is 12th class pass. However, candidates just have this qualification are not eligible to secure job as a stenographer. They have to possess shorthand and typewriting skill as required by SSC standard. Separate skill test will be conducted to analyse the ability of the participant’s shorthand and typing skills.

  • Exam Name: Junior Engineer
  • Category: Group B
  • Qualification: BE/ B.Tech
  • Age Limit: 18 to 27 yrs
  • Exam Type: Objective

Junior Engineer Exam

Also Staff Selection Commission conduct exam for filling the vacant positions in the designation of Junior Engineer in various government organisations. An aspirant who seeks to achieve the position of Junior Engineer should have to participate in the SSC Junior Engineer Exam. Possessing Engineering or Diploma qualification in concerned engineering discipline is eligible to participate in this exam.

  • Exam Name: Stenographer Group ‘C’ and ‘D’ Exam
  • Category: Group C and Group D
  • Qualification: HSC, +2
  • Age Limit: 18 to 27 yrs
  • Exam Type: Objective

Central Armed Police Force Exam

Aspirants who wish to serve in any of the Armed Forces as an Sub Inspector or Constable are most preferable to take part in CAPF Exam. Likewise all other exams it also requires education qualification. Despite of these candidates should possess good Physical Efficiency, Standards and Endurance. These are the most important eligibility criteria one should comply with to become a cop in Central Armed Police Forces.

  • Exam Name: Central Armed Police Force Exam
  • Category: Group C
  • Qualification: 10th, SSLC
  • Age Limit: 18 to 23 yrs
  • Exam Type: Objective & Physical

General Duty Constable Exam

Likewise CAPF Exam, General Duty Constable is also a exam conducted for armed forces. Candidates who are keen about securing a constable job are most preferable to participate in this exam. To become a GD Constable aspirants must possess 10th class with good physical fitness. Here aspirants may find the detailed information about the eligibility criteria which are necessary for GD Constable Jobs.

  • Exam Name: General Duty Constable Exam
  • Category: Group C
  • Qualification: 10th, SSLC
  • Age Limit: 18 to 23 yrs
  • Exam Type: Objective & Physical

Junior Hindi Translator Exam

For the Junior Hindi Translator exam candidates must possess Bachelors/ Masters Degree in Hindi language. Also they have to possess proficiency in English, because the job role of Junior Hindi Translator is to translate English to Hindi and Vice-Versa. Likewise, all other exams competitive written exam will be held for this position. In addition to that candidates have participate in the test which is to analyse their translating ability.

  • Exam Name: Junior Hindi Translator Exam
  • Category: Group C
  • Qualification: MA/ Degree
  • Age Limit: 18 to 30 yrs
  • Exam Type: Objective

Multi Tasking Staff Exam

MTS is one among the highly competitive exams conducted by Staff Selection Commission (SSC). Candidates with Matriculation/ SSLC or its equivalent are eligible to participate in this exam. It consists only one exam and candidate who successfully completed this exam will be appointed as a MTS in central government institutions based on their marks in the written test. The job role of this designation is to assist the Group B and C category officers in the various tasks.

  • Exam Name: Multi Tasking Staff Exam
  • Category: Group D
  • Qualification: 10th, SSLC
  • Age Limit: 18 to 25 yrs
  • Exam Type: Objective

Departmental Exam

Similar to all other government exam SSC conducts departmental exams. These are for offering promotions for the employees who are already working in the central government organisations. The most common departmental exam is Upper Division Clerk (UDC) exam. The notification will be released once in every year for the commencement of the exam. Candidates working in government organisation should get No Objection Certificate (NOC) from the current employer and participate in this exam.

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SSC Admit Card 2018 SSC Exam Syllabus 2018
SSC Answer key 2018 SSC Model Questions 2018
SSC Exam Result 2018 SSC Eligibility Criteria 2018

SSC Exam Pattern and Process

The exam pattern for all SSC Exams may vary based on their nature. However there are some similar subjects which are common to all exams conducted by Staff Selection Commission. The below listed subjects are common to all exams. Questions in these subjects will be in the form of objective type and one mark will be provided for each right answers.

  • General Intelligence and Reasoning
  • Numerical Aptitude
  • General English
  • General Awareness

Despite of these four subjects candidates have to prove their ability in concerned specialization. In case the aspirant is appearing for the junior engineer exam he/ she has to take the Engineering Subject test as a second paper. This process will be followed of other exams like Junior Hindi Translator, Junior Engineer and for others if necessary.The examination process of SSC contains various stages; here we can see all the stages which are listed in a order.

  • Issue of Notification
  • Receiving of Application
  • Releasing of Admit Card
  • Conducting Examination
  • Physical Examination (if necessary)
  • Skill Test (if necessary)
  • Releasing Answer key
  • Publishing Exam Result
  • Short Listing Candidates
  • Document Verification

These are the whole process of the SSC Examination takes place. In some cases the exam will be comprise different tiers. Based on the score of the candidates in the previous test they will be allowed to participate in the next stage of exam.Region Wise Contact DetailsFor the convenience of aspirants here we have added the regional as well as headquarters address and contact details of SSC. This might be helpful for candidates while contacting Staff Selection Commission regarding any queries.

Region Wise Contact Details

For the convenience of aspirants here we have added the regional as well as headquarters address and contact details of SSC. This might be helpful for candidates while contacting Staff Selection Commission regarding any queries.

Headquarters and Region Contact Addresses
SSC Headquarters Shri Ashim Khurana, I.A.S, Chairman Staff Selection Commission Block No.-12, CGO Complex, Lodhi Road, New Delhi – 110091 Ph No: 011-24363343, Fax No: 011-24360944 Website: “www.ssc.nic.in”
SSC, Southern Region (Tamil Nadu & Andhra Pradesh) Shri P. Karupasamy, Regional Director (SR) Staff Selection Commission 2nd Floor, EVK Sampath Building, DPI Campus, College Road, CHENNAI – 600006 Phone: (044) 28275568, Fax: (044) 28270561 Website: www.sscsr.gov.in
SSC, Eastern Region (West Bengal, Orissa, Sikkim,Andaman, Nicobar Islands & Jharkhand ) Shri Biswajit Bandopadhyay Regional Director (ER) Staff Selection Commission Nizam Palace, 1st M.S.O. Building (8th Floor) 234/4, A.J.C. Bose Road, Kolkata – 700020 Tel. & Fax No. 033-22904424 Website: www.sscer.org
SSC, Karnataka Kerala Region (Karnataka, Kerala & Lakshadweep) Shri S. Gopalan, Regional Director (KKR) Staff Selection Commission Kendriya Sadan, 1st Floor ‘E’ Wing, 2nd Block Koramangala, Bangalore – 560034 Tel. No. 080-25527342 Fax No. 080-25520653 Website: www.ssckkr.kar.nic.in
SSC, Northern Region (Delhi, Rajasthan & Uttarakhand) Shri Vilas S. Burde Regional Director (NR) Staff Selection Commission Block No. 12, 5th Floor, CGO Complex Lodhi Road, New Delhi-110504 Ph No. 011-24363343 Website: www.sscnr.net.in
SSC, North-Eastern Region (Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland & Tripura) Smt. Debolina Thakur Regional Director (NER) Staff Selection Commission S.K. Baruah Road, Rukmini Nagar Dispur, Guwahati – 781006 Fax No. 0361-2224779 Website: www.sscner.org.in
SSC, Western Region (Gujarat, Maharashtra, Goa, Dadra & Nagar Haveli, Daman & Diu) Shri Kishor B. Jagtap Regional Director (WR) Staff Selection Commission 1st Floor, South Wing, Pratishtha Bhawan (Old CGO Building) 101 M.K. Road, Mumbai – 400 020 Tel.No. 022-22019118 Fax No. 022-22018866 Website: www.sscwr.net
SSC, Madhya Pradesh Sub-Region (Madhya Pradesh & Chhattisgarh) Shri V. M. Patva Deputy Director (MPR) Staff Selection Commission Nishant Villa, F-Jalvihar Colony Raipur (Chhattisgarh) – 492001 Tel. & Fax No. 0771-2423678 Website: www.sscmpr.org
SSC, Central Region (UP & Bihar ) Shri Jaiprakash Garg Regional Director (CR) Staff Selection Commission No.8, A-B, Beli Road Allahabad – 211 002 Tel. No. 0532-2250372 Fax No. 0532-2641924 Website: www.ssc-cr.org
SSC, North-Western Sub-Region (J & K, Himachal Pradesh, Haryana, Punjab & Chandigarh) Shri Wren Mishra Deputy Director (NWR) Staff Selection Commission Block No.3, Ground Floor Kendriya Sadan, Sector – 9 Chandigarh – 167 017 Tel.No. 09915509204, 09915509331 Website: www.sscnwr.org


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In order to assist candidates who are eager to secure a central government jobs we here offer all the latest updates from Staff Selection Commission (SSC). Also candidates may find all the upcoming SSC Exams 2018 and their Admit Card, Syllabus, Model Question Paper and many more. For any doubts regarding SSC Exams candidates may drop a comment so we try for clear your doubts with the fullest to our knowledge.

Updated: 12th May 2018 — 12:53 pm
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