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West Bengal SSC Recruitment 2017 Apply for 2256 Assistant Teacher Vacancies

West Bengal SSC Recruitment 2017: West Bengal School Service Commission (SSC) has planned to conduct a State Level Selection Test (SLST) with the aim of selecting talented teachers for the purpose of educating upper primary level classes. Aspirants who have done teaching courses in Physical education and work education can make use of this chance. This is also a golden opportunity for candidates who wish to begin their career in any government schools. West Bengal SSC expect lot of graduates to apply for this post in order to fill the vast number of existing vacancies. On referring to the notification of West Bengal SSC Recruitment 2017, nearly 2256 vacancies are going to be filled below Assistant Teacher positions. The eligibility criteria and other requirements which are required to apply for this job are given below.

Commission West Bengal School Service Commission
Designation Assistant Teacher (AT)
No of Posts 2256 Last Date 30-12-2016
Degree Diploma / Graduate degree
Job Nature Regular Basis
Location Districts of West Bengal

West Bengal SSC Recruitment 2017

West Bengal School Service Commission is a legal agency which recruits Assistant Teachers and Headmaster/ Headmistress or non-teaching staffs in any government or non-government schools located in West Bengal. Likewise, this year the commission is going to appoint teachers below various upper primary level schools which are situated in the districts of West Bengal. Aspirants who are holding good academic record will be given more priority. In West Bengal SSC Recruitment 2017, male staffs will not be appointed in any of the girl schools. However, female candidates have the option to join in boys as well as in girls’ school.

Graduates who are willing to get into this teaching profession should qualify in the State Level Selection Test and other process. The selected candidates would be made to serve below various Government aided or sponsored schools located in the district of Birbhum, Hooghly, Burdhwan, Jalpaiguri, Malda, Howrah, kolkatta, Purulia, Nadia, etc. The salary provided for the teaching staffs will be as per the government rules. Willing and suitable persons can submit their applications only through online mode.

Region Wise Vacancies in West Bengal SSC

Region Name Physical Education Work Education Age Limit
Eastern Region 180 211 40 years
Northern Region 308 360
Southern Region 205 256
Western Region 183 214
South-Eastern Region 143 196


Necessary Education: Aspirants who intend to serve below Assistant Teacher job should have completed Higher Secondary education with Diploma in Physical Education or graduate degree with Diploma in their concerned discipline from an approved university.

  • For AT (Physical Education) – 12th with Diploma in Physical Education
  • For AT (Work Education)
    • Graduate Degree with PG Basic Training
    • Work Education/ Diploma in Arts
    • Craft/ Tailoring
    • Needle/ Home Science/ Agriculture

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Age Limit & Relaxation: We have already stated the upper age limit for Assistant post on the above table. However, graduates who have attained the age of 20 years are eligible to apply for this job. As we know, the maximum age limit can be relaxable for candidates belonging to the reserved category in accordance to government rules.

  • For SC/ ST – 5 years
  • For BC – 3 years
  • For PWD – 8 years

The important date for reckoning the age of the applicant will be as on 1st January 2016.

Selection Procedures: A state level Selection test shall be conducted by the WBSCC for picking out the right staff for this post. Candidates who succeed in this test will undergo a personality test. At the time of this process, the contenders have to present themselves in front of the Personality Test Board.

Based on the marks scored by them in the written exam, Academic & Professional Qualification and Personality test, the final selection list will be prepared.

  • Marks obtained in Academics
  • Professional qualification
  • Written Test
  • Personality test

Along with the selection list, a waiting list will also be prepared which will be valid for about one year.

Exam Pattern: The selection test will comprise of 55 multiple choice questions from their concerned subjects. Each question carries one mark and there won’t be any negative marks for wrong answers. The answers should be marked on OMR sheets and the exam will be conducted for one hour duration.

  • Exam Duration: 1 hour
  • Exam Type: Objective Type
  • Exam Mode: Offline OMR Sheet
  • Each Question: One Mark
  • Total Questions: 55 MCQ


Examination Fee: Aspirants can pay the specified examination fee through online payment mode such as net banking, credit or debit card. If you find difficulties in remitting the fee through online, then you can pay the fee through bank challan option. The e-challan can be obtained after completing your online application process.

  • For General & OBC – Rs.250/-
  • For SC/ ST/ PH – Rs.80/-
  • Bank Charges – Rs.5/-

Those who are submitting your applications with the help of Sahaj Thaya Mitra Kendra have to pay a Processing fee of Rs.22/- additionally.

How to Apply Online for West Bengal SSC Recruitment 2017

Desirous candidates can submit their application by visiting the formal site of West Bengal School Service Commission. Then the applicants have to feed their personal information in the columns provided for it. To guide the applicants in submitting the online application, we have listed the detailed steps in the below section.

  • At first, go to the official site of WBSSC i.e. “www.westbengalssc.com” from your system.
  • Choose the “Apply Online” link for proceeding with the online application.
  • Now, go through the instructions carefully before filling the form.
  • Fill the application form with required information in the specified column.
  • Upload the scanned images of photo and signature in the mentioned size and give “Submit”
  • Then, choose the payment option as “Offline or Online” and pay the examination fee.
  • After clicking the “Final Submit” option, an application form will be generated with fee paid status.
  • You can take the printout or just download the form and take the printout later.

You can also visit any nearby Sahaj Tathya Mitra Kendra, Common Service Centre (C.S.C.), if you find any difficulties in filling the online application form.

Ofiicial Notification westbengalssc.com

Important Dates

  • Online Application Commences from – 19th Dec 2016 (5.00 PM)
  • Last Date for Online Application – 30th Dec 2016 (5.00 PM)
  • Last Date for depositing application fee through offline – 05th Jan 2017 (5.00 PM)

Note: In the above section, we have provided the important requirements and conditions which are required to apply for West Bengal SSC Recruitment 2017.  You can also go through the official notification for gathering more details regarding applying procedures, exam centre, etc.

Updated: 22nd December 2016 — 6:53 pm

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