SSC 2020

Staff Selection Commission
Last Updated: 9th Oct, 2020

What is SSC ?

Staff Selection Commission is a Government Organization that recruits staff for numerous posts across the Ministries and Departments under the Indian Government and in Subordinate office. The Commission is associated with the Department of Personnel and Training consisting of a Chairman, two members and Secretary cum Controller of the Examinations.

Staff Selection Commission is headquartered in Delhi with regional offices at Allahabad, Mumbai, Guwahati, Kolkata, Bangalore, and Chennai with two sub-regional offices at Raipur and Chandigarh. 

 Following are the Staff Selection Commission exams:

  1. Non-Technical Staff
  2. Junior Engineer
  3. Combined Graduate Level Examination (CGL)
  4. Combined Higher Secondary Level Examination (CHSL)
  5. Junior Hindi Translator
  6. Constable in CAPFs, NIA and SSF, Rifleman
  7. Scientific Assistant
  8. Sub Inspector and Assistant Sub Inspector
  9. Stenographers

Staff Selection Commission convenes Competitive Exams for recruitment into Technical and Non-Technical posts in the Indian Government and Subordinate offices except wherein recruitment is made through the Railway Recruitment Boards. The Staff Selection Commission conducts exam for many posts every year wherein candidates are selected through an examination after which an interview is held.

The Estimates Committee of the Parliament had suggested setup of a Service Selection Commission in its 47th Report to conduct exams to recruit in the lower categories of posts. In November 1975, Subordinate Services Commission was formed by the Government of India. This was later renamed to Staff Selection Commission. The New Constitution and functions of Staff Selection Commission had come into effect from June 1999.

Regions Cities State Jurisdiction
North New Delhi Rajasthan, Uttaranchal and Delhi
North Eastern Guwahati North Eastern States
South Chennai Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu and Pondicherry
Kerala- Karnataka Bangalore Karnataka, Kerala and Lakshadweep
East Kolkata West Bengal, Sikkim, Orissa and Jharkhand
MP Sub Region Raipur Madhya Pradesh and Chattisgarh
West Mumbai Gujarat, Maharashtra and Goa
North West Chandigarh Jammu and Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh, Punjab, Chandigarh and Haryana
Central Allahabad Bihar and UP

Usually, every year, the Staff Selection Commission releases the recruitment calendar. It is uploaded on the SSC official website through which candidates can track dates and other associated details with it. The SSC Calendar prescribes deadlines for the application process of all the exams, exceeding which the students would not be able to appear for the respective exam.

Combined Graduate Level Examination:

The Tier-1 exam was conducted between August 5 and August 24, 2017. The entrance exam would be a Computer Based Test for which a candidate is eligible only if he completes his graduation.The Tier 2 exam would be held on November 10th and 11th, 2017. The SSC CGL is usually held in 4 stages wherein the first two are online while the subsequent two are offline. The purpose of holding this exam is to fill vacancies across Grade B and Grade C Posts.The average age limit for the exam being between 18-31 years, the candidate is required to be of Indian Origin.

The SSC CGL Application Form was available since June 16, 2017, in online mode. The Application fee for the same can be paid both in an online and offline mode. The mode of registering for the Application Procedure requires a candidate to log in to the official website and provide his personal details. He would also submit his passport photograph after which the candidate would be supplied with a Registration ID. The exam paper carries a total of 200 marks.

SSC 2020 Important Dates

Registration Starts on 22-Oct-2019
Registration Ends on 25-Nov-2019
Exam Starts on 02-Mar-2020
Exam Ends on 11-Mar-2020
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Post Vacancies Date of Computer Based Exam Closing Date Pay Matrix
Scientific Assistant (Meteorological Department) 1102 20.11.2017 to 27.11.2017 04.08.2017 Pay Band (INR 9300-34800)+ Grade Pay INR 4200 in revised scale
Stenographers (Grade C and D) To be determined 04.09.2017 to 07.09.2017 15.07.2017 To be Determined
Sub Inspector in Delhi Police, CAPFs and Assistant Sub-inspector in CISF Examination

Sub Inspector (Male ) 616

Sub Inspector(Female) 256

Paper 1-30.06.2017 to 07.07.2017

Paper 2- 08-10-2017 


Sub Inspector - INR 35400-112400

Assistant Sub Inspector - INR 29200-92300

Junior Hindi Translator, Junior Translator, Senior Hindi Translator, and Hindi Pradhyapak Examination To be Determined

Paper 1- 15.06.2017

Paper 2 - 15.06.2017


Junior Translator - INR 35400-112400

Senior Hindi Translator - INR 44900-142400

Hindi Pradhyapak - INR 47600-151100)

Multi-Tasking (Non- Technical) To be Determined 16.04.2017.30.04.2017 and 07.05.2017 30.01.2017 Pay Band INR 5200 - 20200 + Grade Pay 1800
Combined Higher Secondary Level (10+2)Examination Assistant -3281,LDC-1321,DEO-506 and Court Clerks-26

Tier 1 - 07.01.2017 to 05.02.2017

Tier 2 - 09.04.2017

07.11.2016 Pay Band 1(INR 5200 -20200)+ Grade Pay INR 1900-2400
SSC Junior Engineers(Civil,Mechanical,Electrical and Quantity Surveying and Contract) To be Determined 03-12-2016 to 05-12-2016 31-10-2016 Pay Band of INR 9300-34800+INR 4200 Grade Pay (pre-revised)
Temporary Constables (Male and Female) To be Determined 04.03.2017 10-10-2016 INR 5200-20200+Grade Pay INR 2000
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