The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) is an Indian responsible for recruitment for several Ministries and Departments of the Government of India and their Subordinate Offices. On the 4th of November, in 1975, The Government of India established a Commission called the Subordinate Services Commission. On 26 September 1977, Subordinate Services Commission was rechristened Staff Selection Commission with its headquarters in New Delhi India. The Government of India redefined the functions of the Staff Selection Commission through the Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions in 21 May 1999. The Staff Selection Commission regularly updates vacancies at various posts across the country as per requirement with thorough details on age limist, eligibility, and qualification and entrance tests if any.
Staff Selection Commission Recruitment 2017
SSC Notification 2017 | SSC Online
|Department Name||Name of the Posts & Vacancies||Last Date|
|OSSC Recruitment||Block Social Security Officer -151||15-12-2017|
The SSC conducts two type of exams, the Combined Higher Secondary Level (CHSL) as well as the Combined Graduate Level (CGL) Exams.
To appear for the CHSL, a candidate must be at least 18 years of age and must have passed 12th standard from an Indian Board. The exam consists of 200 objective type questions, spread across subject such as General Awareness, General Intelligence, English and Quantitative Aptitude. Candidates who successfully clear the exam are recruited for positions such as Data Entry Officers, Postal Assistants, Sorting Assistants, etc.
The CGL exam is divided into 2 tiers. Tier 1 tests General Awareness, General Intelligence, English and Quantitative Aptitude. This is a computer based exam. The Tier 2 exam consists of Quantitative Aptitude as well as English Aptitude which are mandatory, and Statistics and Finance and Economics which are optional subjects. This is a descriptive test.
The SSC also conducts the JE exam for recruitment of Junior Engineers, MTS Exams for multitasking vacancies, and exams for recruitment of Stenographer’s. The eligibility criteria and qualifications for all these exams depend on requirement.