SSC 2021 latest updates for SSC jobs and recruitment along with SSC Exam, syllabus and admit updates online. The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) is an organization under Government of India to recruit staff for various posts in the various Ministries and Departments of the Government of India and in Subordinate Offices. The Staff Selection Commission conducts exams for recruiting candidates in different government organizations. Located in New Delhi, SSC works under the Indian Government and has seven regional offices in cities like Kolkata, Mumbai, Prayagraj, Guwahati, Bangalore, Chennai, and New Delhi. SSC Exam is a national level examination for recruitment to different posts in categories like Group B and Group C.
Government Jobs through SSC
People aspire to join these jobs as they provide job security that is not found in employment in private sectors. Moreover, the additional benefits that an individual can get by securing a Government job are unparalleled. Hence, many candidates sit for SSC exams every year to fulfill their dreams of getting selected for a Government job.
Popular Vacancies throughout the year
Some of the positions that are filled up with the help of this examination include
• Assistant (perform the different clerical jobs in various departments)
• Inspector of Income Tax (analyzes the income tax that individuals or companies have to pay)
• Assistant Accounts Officer (data entry, records transactions, assists in fact-checking and auditing)
• Assistant Audit Officer (assists in audits in private and public organizations)
• Inspector (checks for illegally manufacturing and transporting opium)
• Sub-Inspector (gathers different information and conducts investigations)
• Assistant Enforcement Officer (prevents laundering of money and forgery)
• Junior Statistical Officer (assists the Statistical Officer to make documents, enter data and aids in tabulation)
• Auditor (keeps tab of audit details of different state departments)
• Tax Assistant (accessing, modifying and verifying taxes of business or individuals)
• Upper Division Clerks (maintenance of files, accounts and financial documents)
• Senior Secretariat Assistant (for this clerical post, one has to do data entry and maintain the different records).
SSC Exam Eligibility Criteria
It is essential to know about the eligibility criteria of the examinations before you appear for SSC. In that way, you will be avoiding many problems that you can otherwise face without having proper knowledge about the examinations.
The SSC examination is conducted in four different stages, namely Tier I, Tier II, Tier III, and Tier IV. Candidates who wish to apply to any of the examinations need to fulfill the criterion set by the Staff Selection Commission. If these criteria are not fulfilled, you will not be able to appear for the examination.
The age limit for the different posts for the Staff Selection Commission is 18 to 32 years. The minimum age at which you can apply for the positions if 18 years, while the maximum is 32 years. There are some relaxations for reserved candidates applying for this examination.
• The candidate must be a citizen of India, Bhutan, or Nepal.
• For those Tibetan refugees who have settled in India before 1st January 1962, they can also apply for the different exams held by SSC.
• If you are an Indian citizen by the origin and have migrated from countries like Burma, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Uganda, Zambia, Vietnam, and others with the sole aim to live permanently in India can also for the various posts.
For getting a Government job with the help of SSC exams, you need to fulfill the required educational qualifications.
• For appearing for the examination, a person must have completed his/her graduation from a recognized institution or University.
While this is the essential requirement for applying to most posts, there are a few additional qualifications one needs to apply to other positions.
• If you want to apply for the post of Statistical Investigator-Grade B, you need to have completed your graduation with 60 percent marks in Mathematics at the class 12 level. Or you must have Statistics as a subject at the graduation level.
• For the Compiler post, you need to have completed your Bachelor’s with Mathematics, Statistics, or Economics as an elective or as a compulsory subject.
• For the post of Assistant Section Officer, one must be a graduate and also must qualify in the Computer Proficiency Test.
• If you want to apply for the post of Assistant Audit Officer, you need to have completed your Bachelors or Masters in Business Studies or Masters in Commerce or have completed CA/ MBA/ CS.
Hence, it becomes essential for an individual to crosscheck the examinations’ eligibility criteria before they think of applying.
It must also be highlighted that a candidate can apply for more than one post in the examination provided the person fulfills the eligibility criteria.
Physical fitness is applicable for all those candidates who will be applying for posts like Inspector or Sub-Inspector posts in Preventive or Excise Departments.
If you want to get selected in these posts, make sure you fulfill all the posts’ requirements.
Male candidates- 157.5 cm
Women candidates- 152 cm
Male candidates- 81 cm (full expansion)
Women candidates- Not applicable
Male candidates- 1600 meters walking in 15 minutes and cycling 8 km in 30 minutes
Women candidates- 1 km walking in 20 minutes and 3 km in 25 minutes
There are few exemptions in the examination for candidates who are orthopedically disabled. For these candidates, the physical tests are not allowed.
After passing the SSC examination, a government job ensures that you will get a good salary with different other benefits. The salary is given to the employees as per the rules of the 7th Pay Commission.
How SSC exams help the Govt recruit top talent?
The SSC (Staff Selection Commission) is the largest Government organization that recruits many youths of the nation. All SSC examinations are conducted by the Department of Personnel & Training, Government of India. Every year SSC conducts many exams to recruit qualified and knowledgeable staffs for numerous Government vacant posts in many Ministries, Departments in Central Government along with its Subordinate Offices. In this article, we are going to discuss the important exams conducted by SSC, how students should prepare to crack the SSC exams and expected Salary.
The mentioned below are the essential exams conducted by Staff Selection Commission).
- SSC CGL (Combined Graduate Level)
Combined Graduate Level exam is well known as SSC CGL. This examination is usually conducted for recruiting staff or candidates for various vacant posts in the organizations, departments, and ministries of the Government of India. SSC takes this examination for recruiting qualified candidates for numerous Group B and Group C vacant posts. The minimum age limit to appear in this exam is 18 years, whereas the maximum age limit is 32 years. The recruitment process of this SSC CGL is done at four levels; they are:
- Level 1: Preliminary exam that is held entirely online
- Level 2: Mains exam that is also wholly held online
- Level 3: Descriptive exam that is generally held in offline mode
- Level 4: Data Entry Examination or Computer Proficiency Examination
- SSC CHSL (Combined Higher Secondary Level)
Combined Higher Secondary Level examination, is owned by SSC and the test is based on 10 + 2 level. SSC conducts this examination for recruiting candidates for many vacant posts of DEO (Data Entry Operator), PA or SA (Postal Assistants or Sorting Assistants), LDC (Lower Division Clerk) in numerous Ministries as well as Central Government Departments. The upper age limit for appearing this examination is 18 years, and the lower age limit is 27 years. The selection process of this examination is done in three ways. They are as follows:
- SSC CHSL Level 1: Computer Based Examination
- SSC CHSL Level 2: Descriptive Paper
- SSC CHSL Level 3: Typing as well as Skill Examination
- SSC Multitasking (Non-Technical)
SSC conducts an examination annually to recruit staff for Multi-Tasking posts such as Non-Ministerial Post, General Central Service Group C Non-Gazetted Post in numerous Departments or Offices, or Ministries of the Government of India for many different states and Union Territories. The minimum age limit to appear in this examination is 18 years, and the maximum age limit is 25 to 17 years based on the applied posts. The review for SSC MTS is held in two phases. One is Paper I, which is the Computer Based Test and the other one is Paper-II which is the Descriptive Paper. After meeting the cut off marks of the Paper I, the candidates are allowed to sit for Paper-II examination.
- SSC Stenographers “C” and “D”
The SSC conducts an Open Competitive Computer Based Test each year to recruit candidates for Stenographer Group “C” (Group “B” Non-Gazetted) and Stenographer Group “D” (Group “C”) posts for numerous Organizations, Departments, and Ministries in the Government of India. The age criteria for the SSC Stenographers “C” and “D” are for Stenographer Group “C”, the upper age limit should be 18 years, and the lower age limit should be 30 years. For Stenographer Group “D”, the minimum age limit is 18 years, and the maximum age limit is 27 years. The selection process of this examination is generally conducted in two phases- one is Online Computer Based Test, and the other is the Skill Test.
- SSC CPO
Every year the Staff Selection Commission conducts an Open Competitive Computer Based Test for the recruitment in SSC CPO. This recruitment is generally for the posts of SI (Sub-Inspector) in Delhi Police as well as CAPFs (Central Armed Police Forces). The age limit of the candidate to appear for this examination should be between 20-25 years. The selection processes of this examination are as follows:
- PST (Physical Standard Test) or PET (Physical Endurance Test)
- DME (Medical Examination)
How should students prepare?
If a candidate has a desire to crack the examinations of SSC, then he or she needs to do lots of hard work and should have a proper study plan to get success. There are many posts of the SSC for which examinations are conducted. The Syllabus for every SSC exam differs from one another so while preparing for a particular exam post of SSC. Candidates should have a proper curriculum for that specific examination he or she is willing to appear. For the candidates who are going to sit for the test for the first time should be aware of some study tips that will help them to prepare the vast Syllabus quickly and easily. Let’s have a look at some study tips that will help you to crack that examination.
- Have a Crystal Clear Idea about the Syllabus of that particular SSC examination that you are willing to appear for.
- Make a proper study routine like how much you are going to spend on a particular topic. Prepare your study plan in such a way that you don’t miss any topic for the examination.
- Gather the study material and solve the questionnaires of a particular SSC exam.
What Salary to expect?
In each examination under the Staff Selection Commission (SSC), the officials will announce the Salary and the information about Grade Pay. Candidates who are willing to sit for the examinations of SSC for numerous posts should know that the Salary will vary for different positions. For example, applicants who have cracked the exam of SSC CHSL will have a salary range between Rs. 19,900 to Rs.63,200 every month whereas the DEO will have a salary range between Rs. 25,500 to Rs. 81,100 every month.
SSC examinations are not so difficult to crack if you study thoroughly. We hope that our provided information in this article about SSC examination and posts is helpful for you. For more information and updates about SSC examination, always visit the official portal of SSC.