Staff Selection Commission (कर्मचारी चयन आयोग) is a government organization which recruitment staff in various departments of Indian Government. Staff Selection Commission is most commonly abbreviated as SSC. Headquarter of SSC is located in New Delhi. Let come to the point that SSC recruits staff for different posts from clerks to high-rank officers. Let us discuss the kind of exams that SSC conducts each year.
Staff Selection Commission (SSC) Exam 2017
SSC releases it exam calendar each year and all details like which exam will be conducted on which date along with the application date are mentioned for the whole year. We are going to discuss some of the major exams which are conducted by SSC, each year.
|SSC CGL||SSC CHSL||SSC CAPF|
|SSC Stenographer||SSC CPO||SSC MTS|
|SSC JE||SSC GD Constable||SSC UDC|
SSC CGL exam is conducted for the high-class officers in departments like Excise, Income tax etc. The candidate who wants to appear in CGL exam will have to satisfy eligibility conditions like age limit, educational qualification, and Nationality. CGL exam is conducted in three stages (i) Tier-I (ii) Tier-II (iii) Tier-III and (iv) Tier-IV exam.
Tier-I exam: This will be an online test with a total of 100 questions and 200 marks. Those who qualify Tier-I will be appearing in Tier-II exam.
Tier-II exam: Its also an online test and total weightage of this stage will be 800 marks. Qualified candidates of Tier 2 exam will be appearing in Tier III exam.
Tier-III Exam: Tier 3 exam is a descriptive test and will be based on the 12th class syllabus. Minimum 33% marks have to be scored to qualify this stage. This is a paper & pen-based exam.
Tier-IV Exam: Those who qualify Tier III exam will be sitting in Tier IV. This is a Data Entry Skill Test or you may say Computer Proficiency Test.
Selection will be done on the basis of final merit list. CGL merit list will be prepared on the basis of Tier I, Tier II and Tier III score.
SSC CHSL exam is conducted to recruit Lower Division Clerks, Data Entry Operators, Postal Assistants and Sorting Assistants. This is a 10+2 based exam and those who qualify 10+2 exam are eligible to apply for SSC CHSL. There will be two stages of examination. One is written test and another is typing test. Typing test will be for SSC LDC, PA, and SA.
Written Exam: SSC CHSL written exam will carry 200 multiple choice questions and each question will carry 1 marks. Negative marking is also there in CHSL exam, so 0.25 marks per the wrong answer will be deducted from the total score. Paper will be available in both Hindi and English language except the second section of the exam.
Typing Test: Typing test will be applicable for LDC, PA and SA posts. Typing test will be conducted on computer and 10 minutes will be given for a passage. Candidate’s performance will be judged on the basis of typing speed and accuracy.
Skill Test: Skill test will be conducted for Data Entry Operator only. Candidate will have to press 8000 keys per hours with accuracy. After the skill test is conducted, candidates will be selected on the basis of merit list.
SSC will recruit SI & ASI by conducting CAPF exam. There will be 4 stages in the selection procedure. There four stages will be Written Exam, Physical, Personality Test and Medical Test.
Written Exam: 2 papers will be conducted on the same day and each paper will have 200 questions carrying 200 marks on the total. Negative marking is also there in the exam and 0.25 marks will be deducted per the wrong answer.
Physical Efficiency Test: Physical test will be conducted to check the physical property of each candidate and only those candidates who qualify in PET will be eligible to appear in the next stage.
Personality Test: An interview will be commenced to check the internal quality and mentality of the candidates. Those who do not pass interview will not be able to go for next stage.
Medical test: After everything is done, candidates will be evaluated on the basis of their medical fitness. Candidates will be checked for all ambiguity and will then be selected as SI or ASI in CAPF.
SSC Stenographer recruitment examination is being conducted to recruit Stenographers in various government departments of India. SSC Steno selection is carried out in two stage of Written exam and Skill test.
Written Exam: Written exam will be conducted for Steno recruitment and 2 hours time will be given to the candidates. Handicapped candidates will get 40 minutes extra to complete their exam. This will be a multiple choice question exam and 0.25 marks will be deducted for each wrong answer.
Skill Test: A skill test of stenography will be conducted at the offices of higher authorities. Those who will perform well and pass the skill test will be selected to work as steno in government departments.
SSC CPO exam is conducted for the recruitment of SI and ASI in Delhi police. Candidates who want to appear in the examination will have to go through different stages of exams and these are as follows.
Written test: A written test will be conducted and it will be a multiple choice question exam. The exam will carry 200 questions and candidates will be awarded one marks for each right answer and 0.25 will be deducted for each wrong answer. You can choose Hindi or English language as per your option but Second section of the paper will be in English only.
PET Exam: Physical Efficiency Test will be conducted to check whether the candidate is physical eligible to be an officer or not.
Personal interview: Personal interview will be carried out the judge the mental ability and stability of aspirants. Those who do not qualify this stage will not be allowed to enter the next stage of selection process.
Medical test: medical examination will be conducted at the end of the selection process. Only those candidates will be selected who possess good medical properties and pass all criteria mentioned under this section.
SSC MTS exam provides recruitment opportunities in the various department. SSC MTS exam just has written exam only. Two papers are conducted as written tests and document verification will be commenced after that.
Paper I: First paper of SSC MTS will contain questions from General Intelligence, Non-Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative aptitude and general English. Questions will be simple and will be based on the 10th standard syllabus.
Paper II: The Second paper will be descriptive and will contain short lessons and passages. This paper is carried out to check elementary skills of the aspirant.
Document verification: Those who qualify both exams will be asked for document verification by the department.
SSC JE exam is one of the most appeared exams. Candidates who wish to serve as Junior Engineers in government departs will be applying for this exam. There will be two stages for SSC JE selection.
Written Exam: Two papers will be conducted for SSC JE recruitment exam. Paper I will consist 200 Multiple choice questions carrying one marks per question. Paper II will be a conventional test and all candidates will be able to appear in the second paper also. Both papers will be of 2 hours each and negative marking is also present. Paper II will be checked only for those candidates who pass paper I.
Personality test (Interview): Interview will carry total 100 marks and it will judge the mental and intellectual stability of the aspirants. Those who qualify both stages of written exam will be called for interview.
SSC GD Constable exam 2017
SSC constable recruitment exam will be carried out in three stages. Those who qualify all stages will be selected as General Duty Constable. Here are the elaborated steps for SSC Constable GD selection procedure.
Physical Standard Test / Physical Efficiency Test [PST/PET]: This will be the first stage of the examination and candidates will have to qualify prefixed criteria of physical eligibility. Those who will pass this test will be asked for the written exam.
Written Exam: A written exam containing 100 multiple choice questions will be conducted. Each right answer will be awarded one marks and each wrong answer will be awarded as the deduction of 0.25 marks. Those who score marks more than the cut off marks will be eligible for next stage.
Medical test: The Medical test is the final stage of SSC GD exam. Those who fulfill all medical eligibility conditions of SSC GD will finally be selected to work as GD constable.
SSC UDC (Upper Division Clerk) Exam 2017
This exam is conducted for the recruitment of Upper Division Clerks in various government-owned agencies. The selection process is divided into two shifts. First is a written exam which consists two separate papers followed by the Second exam which is an interview.
Written Exam: Two separate exams will be conducted. The first exam will be a multiple choice questions exam which will carry total 300 marks. The second exam will be conventional and carry 200 marks. 0.25 marks will be deducted for every wrong answer as per negative marking scheme.
Personal Interview: Personal interview will be commenced to check how a candidate handles different situations at different occasions. This will also check mental stability of every aspirant. Those who qualify this stage will be selected as UDC.
SSC JHT [Junior Hindi Translator] Exam 2017
Junior Hindi Translators recruitment is conducted by SSC. Although it’s not the highly appeared exam but still its one of the most legit job vacancy. Candidates who want to be JHT can apply for this post and they will have to appear in two separate exams.
Paper I: The first paper will be an objective type test with 100 questions from General Hindi and 100 questions from General English. On total, this exam carries 200 marks.
Paper II: The second paper of JHT is the conventional type exam. This paper will contain two passage and candidate will have to translate these in the purest form. Those who qualify both these stages will be selected as JHT.
SSC conducts all these exams and provides a great opportunity to the aspirants who want to serve in government departments in India. We have elaborated each exam in details. You can check the latest news and updates about SSC recruitment from our website.
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