What is SSC
SSC, Staff Selection Commission is a government organization which was formed around 42 years ago on 4 November 1975 by the government of India. It is formally known as Subordinate Services Commission. SSC was formed with the motive of conducting examinations to hire for the posts in various government ministries and their subordinate offices. Since government jobs are most preferred by Indian students, SSC examinations are the bridge between government and job seekers.In this post, we will discuss SSC 2018 – Exam, Date, Eligibility, Notification, Syllabus.
Carrer in SSC
SSC offers jobs of lower divisional clerks at armed forces and railways, assistant officers in various ministries, income tax inspectors and other excise officers, CBI sub-inspectors, tax assistants etc. One of the motivating factors for students to appear in SSC exams is the fact that the posts for which they are recruited get promotions after a few years and there are stability and increments in the job. Government jobs provide security and people get preferences in many areas due to holding a government official authority.
Datesheet for various examinations held is as follows:
1. Examination for Selection Posts (Phase V) (CBE)
2. Combined Graduate Level Examination –2017 (Tier-II)
17.02.2018 To 21.02.2018 (CBE)*
P-I 10:30 AM to 12:30 PM
P-II 03:15 PM to 5.15 PM
P-III – 10:30 AM to 12:30 PM
P-IV – 03: 15 PM to 5.15PM
3. Combined Graduate Level Examination – 2017 (Tier-III)
31.03.2018 (Des**) (Saturday)
4. Combined Higher Secondary Level (10+2) Exam., 2017(Tier-I)
04.04.2018 to 26.04.2018 (CBE)*
5 Junior Engineer (Civil, Electrical & Mechanical) Examination – 2017 (Paper- II)
6 Combined Graduate Level Examination – 2017 (Tier-IV)
Will be notified of result write up Tier-III
7. Rectt. of SI in CAPFs, ASI in CISF and SI in Delhi Police Examination -2018 (Paper-I)
04.06.2018 to 10.06.2018 (CBE)
8. Recruitment for Constables (GD) in CAPFs Exam-2017 ++
13.06.2018 to 07.07.2018 (CBE)
9. Examination for Selection Posts Phase – VI/2018
10. Combined Higher Secondary (10+2) Exam., 2017 (Tier-II)
11. Combined Graduate Level Exam,2018 (Tier-I)
25.07.2018 to 20.08.2018 (CBE)
12. Combined Jr. Hindi Translator in Subordinate Office//Hindi
13. Stenographer Grade ‘C’ & ‘D’ Examination
2018 04.09.2018 to 08.09.2018 (CBE)
14. Combined Jr. Hindi Translator in Subordinate Office//Hindi
15. Junior Engineer (Civil, Electrical & Mechanical) Examination – 2018 (Paper- I)
14.11.2018 to 20.11.2018 (CBE)
16. Combined Graduate Level Examination – 2018 (Tier-II & III)
27.11.2018 to 30.11.2018 (P-II CBE)
17. Rectt. of SI in CAPFs, ASI in CISF and SI in Delhi Police Exam -2018 (Paper-II)
18. Multi Tasking (Non-Technical) Staff Examination-2018 (Paper-I)
Dec. 2018 & Jan. 2019
To be notified later (CBE)
19. Examination for Selection Posts Phase – VII/2018
20. Combined Graduate Level Examination – 2018 (Tier- III)
To be notified later (P-III Des**)
21. Combined Higher Secondary (10+2) Exam., 2018 (Tier-I)
To be notified later (CBE)
22. Combined Graduate Level Examination – 2018 (Tier-IV)
23. Combined Higher Secondary (10+2) Exam., 2018 (Tier-II)
To be notified later (DES)
Thousands of job vacancies are filled by SSC by conducting all India level exam each year.More than 14lakh students appear each year in the SSC CGL exams. SSC CGL 2018 is estimated to bring approximately 30,000 vacancies for various prestigious government posts.
SSC CGL Exam Pattern And Syllabus
Registration for SSC CGL starts from 15th may 2017 to 19th June 2017. SSC CGL exams are conducted in four levels – Tier-I, Tier-II, Tier-III, Tier-IV.
It is an online examination of objective multiple choice questions. As per 2018 guidelines, the time limit has been decreased from 120 minutes to 75 minutes.
It comprises of 4 sections: General Intelligence and Reasoning, General Awareness, Quantitative Aptitude, English Comprehension.
It is 200 mark paper with 100 questions of 2 marks each and has a negative marking of 0.5 marks each wrong answer.
Exam duration is 60 minutes and for handicapped it is 100 minutes.
It is also an online examination of objective multiple choice questions.
There are 100 questions of 2 marks each.
There are four papers:
1.Paper I: Quantitative abilities (compulsory)
2.Paper II: English Language And Comprehension (compulsory)
3.Paper III: Statistics (only for statistical investigator gr II and compiler)
4. Paper IV: General studies finance and economics (only for the post of assistant audit officer).
There will be negative marking of 0.5 marks for paper 1,3,4 and 0.25 marks for paper 2.
The duration of exam is 2 hours and for handicapped students its 2 hours and 40 minutes.
It is a descriptive paper in English/ Hindi and done through pen paper mode.
There is no sectional cutoff.
The purpose is to test the writing skills and language of students.
Students are tested on their article writing, letter and applications writing skills. Reading newspapers and articles can be of great help for students appearing in this exam.
It is a 100 mark exam and duration is 60 minutes. For handicapped students, the duration is 80 minutes.
It is a computer proficiency skill test.
Data entry speed test is conducted to test the typing speed of candidates. Duration is 15 minutes in which 2000 key depressions are to be used in an English text.
Computer proficiency test in Word Processing, Spreadsheet and Slide Generation is conducted. It is a qualifying test.
Should be Indian Citizen.
Age limit is according to below table:
Assistant Section Officer Sub-Inspector (Group “B”) – 20-30 years
Intelligence Bureau Assistant Post – 21-27 years
All the Posts Enlisted below – 20-30 years
Inspector of Income Tax
Central Excise Inspector
Inspector (Preventive Officer)
Upper Division Clerk
Inspector (CBN) Compiler
Assistant Enforcement Officer
Sub-Inspector (CBN) Inspector of Posts
Assistant Audit Officer – Not exceeding 30 years
Assistant Enforcement Officer – Not exceeding 30 years
Statistical Investigator Gr. II – Up to 32 years
Sub-Inspector (Group “C”) – 18-25 years
Educational qualification is as follows
Statistical Investigator Grade – II Post
Bachelor’s Degree from any recognized University with minimum 60% in Mathematics in Class 12th
Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline with Statistics as one of the subjects in graduation
Assistant Audit Officer
Bachelor’s Degree in any subject from a recognized University
Desirable Qualification: CA/CS/MBA/Cost;
Management Accountant/ Masters in Commerce/Masters in Business Studies
Bachelor’s Degree from any recognized University with Economics or Statistics or Mathematics as
compulsory or Elective Subject
All Other Posts
Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline from a recognized University or equivalent
The online registration is available at official website http://www.ssconline.nic.in/ from 16 may 2018 and open until 16 June 2018. The application fee is rs100 which can be paid SBI net banking, debit or credit card, or in the form of challan. Fees are exempted for female and Sc /St classes. The admit cards are also available online.