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SSC exams are conducted by the Staff Selection Commission to recruit candidates in ministries, organisations and departments of the Indian Government. The SSC exams are conducted based on an aptitude test and a personal interview.

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Staff selection commission conducts competitive examination for recruiting suitable resources for class III and IV category staff positions in ministries, departments and subordinate offices under the Government of India.

The official website displays notifications under Latest News for post and recruitment process details, eligibility, exam structure, syllabus and important dates for exams and results. Staff selection commission recruits Assistant Audit Officer, Assistant Accounts Officer, Assistant Section Officer group ‘B’ in various states and zones across ministries of Government of India.

Staff Selection Commission announces the notifications for various exams it conducts on their official website. SSC Tax 2022 exam is for the post of tax assistant (group “C” Non-gazetted, ministerial post) in commissionerates of Central Board of Direct Taxes – CBDT and Central Board of Excise & Customs – CBEC.

The notification link for SSC CBDT Tax assistant examination will display details such as eligibility criteria like age, educational qualification; fees to be paid, age relaxation, application begin date and last date, syllabus and recommended books.

SSC Exams

The staff selection commission recruits for the post of tax assistant through the Combined Graduate Level (CGL) examination. The notification of SSC CGL for 2021-22 was announced on the month of December 2021. The registration process started on 23rd December 2021 till 26th January 2022. The recruitment process has been divided into four tiers.

  • Tier I: Preliminary
  • Tier II: Mains
  • Tier III: Descriptive Paper
  • Tier IV: Data Entry Skill Test/Computer Proficiency Test

Based on Tier I results, qualified candidates can appear Tier II and Tier III examinations.

Tier I Admit cards were available for download on 31st March 2022. The Tier I exam was between 11th and 21st April 2022. The Tier I results were declared online by 4th July 2022. Tier II Admit cards became available for candidates qualified in Tier I exam on 28th July 2022. Tier II exam took place on 8th and 10th August 2022. Tier III exam admit card were available from 5th August and exams were on 21st August 2022.

In the latest notification from SSC official website http://www.ssc.nic.in, the notification for Combined Graduate Level Examination for the year 2022 which was scheduled for 10th September 2022 will be rescheduled for 17th September 2022.

List of SSC Exams

The list of various examinations conducted by Staff Selection Commission – Government of India is as given below, the details of each category of exams can be found on SSC official website by clicking on Schemes of Examination submenus.

SSC regularly announces the notification for these examination before one month in advance for candidates who wish to enroll in these competitive examinations.

The list is as given below

  • Combined Graduate Level Examination – CGL
  • Combined Higher Secondary Level (10+2) Examination – CHSL
  • Stenographers (Grade ‘C’ and ‘D’) examination
  • Junior Engineers (Civil, Mechanical, Electrical & Quantity Surveying & Contract) Examination – JE
  • Sub-Inspector in Delhi Police, CAPFs and Assistant Sub-Inspectors in CISF examination- CAPE
  • Multi Tasking (Non-Technical) Staff in different States & Union Territories – MTS(NT)
  • Junior Hindi Translator, Senior Hindi Translator, Hindi Pradhyapak Examination – JHT

SSC Combined Graduate Level Examination – CGL

Combined Graduate Level Examination (CGL) is conducted into four tiers as listed below

Tier I & II are computer based objective online exams, Tier III is descriptive offline (pen & paper mode) exam and Tier IV is computer proficiency skill test.

The CGL exam of SSL is carried out for the selection of group “B” and “C” officers to various posts in various departments, ministries and government organizations.

 SSC CGL 2022 exam events calendar is as given below

SSC CGL 2022 Events

Important Dates

Notification for SSC CGL 2022

17th September 2022

Application Started on

17th September 2022

Application Last Date

8th October 2022 (23:00)

Last Date and Time for online payment of fees

9th October 2022 (23:00)

Tier I exam

December, 2022

Tier II exam

Will be notified later

SSC MTS Exams (Multitasking Staff Post) 

SSC MTS (NT) exams are for recruiting Multitasking (Non-Technical) Staff in different States & Union Territories. There are two phases for these exams, Paper I objective type and Paper II is descriptive type exam.

SSC MTS 2021 exam registration started on 22nd March 2021 with last date for registration 30th April 2022. Paper 1 Admit card was available for download from 21st, 25th, 27th  June 2022. Paper I exam were from 5th till 22nd July 2022, Paper 2 exam will be on November 2022.

SSC MTS 2022 exam events calendar is as given below –

SSC MTS 2022 Events

Important Dates

Notification for SSC MTS 2022

January 2023

Application Started on

January 2023

Application Last Date

February 2023

Paper I Exam Date

Will be notified later

Paper II Exam Date

Will be notified later

SSC JE (Junior Engineer)

SSC JE 2021 Examination is for recruiting Junior Engineers (Civil, Mechanical, and Electrical & Quantity Surveying & Contract). There are two papers – Paper I which is objective computer based exam whereas Paper II is written examination.

SSC JE 2022 exam registration started on 12th August 2022 and its last date was 2nd September 2022. The exam date for Paper 1 has been declared by SSC official website and is expected to be on 14th and 16th November 2022.

 SSC JE 2022 exam events calendar is as given below

SSC JE 2022 Events

Important Dates

Notification for SSC JE 2022

July, 2022

Application Started on

12th August, 2022

Application Last Date

2nd September, 2022

Paper I Exam Date

14th & 16th November 2022

SSC CHSL Exam (Combined Higher Secondary Level) 

SSC CHSL (Combined Higher Secondary Level) exam is conducted to select candidates with higher secondary education qualification for posts in various government departments and offices. The recruitment process has three phases – Tier I, Tier II and Tier III exams.

Tier I is computer based exam, Tier II is descriptive type exam, and Tier III is typing skill test. There is a negative marking of 0.5 marks for each incorrect answer.

SSC CHSL 2021 exam had its Tier I exam from 24th May 2022 till 10th June 2022. Tier II Admit Cards were available from 6th September till 18th September 2022. The Tier II exam is expected to be on 18th September 2022. The SSC CHSL 2022 registration is likely to start from the month of November 2022.

 SSC CHSL 2022 exam events calendar is as given below

SSC CHSL 2022 Events

Important Dates

Notification for SSC CHSL 2022

November 2022

Paper I Exam Date

Will be notified later

Paper II Exam Date

Will be notified later

 SSC Stenographer 

SSC Stenographer exam is conducted to select grade “C” and “D” stenographers with good knowledge in Hindi and English language for government offices. Candidates aspiring to apply for the post of stenographer should have qualified and passed 12th grade. There will be computer based objective multiple choice answers type of exam and a skill test in stenography.

SSC Stenographer exam in 2020-21 was conducted on 11th, 12th and 15th November 2021 and Skill Test in stenography was conducted on 20th and 21st June 2022. As per latest updates from SSC official website, SSC Stenographer 2022 exam registration was recently over with starting date from 20th August 2022 and last date was 5th September 2022. The Computer based exam for SSC stenographer 2022 is scheduled for 17th and 18th November 2022.

 SSC Stenographer 2022 exam events calendar is as given below

SSC Stenographer 2022 Events

Important Dates

Notification for SSC Stenographer 2022

July, 2022

Application Started on

20th August, 2022

Application Last Date

5th September, 2022

Paper I Exam Date

17th & 18th November 2022

Skill Test

Will be notified later

SSC JHT Exam (Junior Hindi Translator) 

SSC JHT exam is to select junior grade and senior grade Hindi Translator and Hindi Pradhyapak (Professor) in government offices, ministries and agencies. The recruitment process has two phases – Paper I is computer based objective type exam and Paper II is conventional or descriptive type exam.

SSC JHT 2022 registration took place between 20th July 2022 and 4th August 2022. Paper I exam is scheduled for 1st October 2022.

SSC JHT 2022 exam events calendar is as given below

SSC JHT 2022 Events

Important Dates

Notification for SSC JHT 2022

June, 2022

Application Started on

20th July, 2022

Application Last Date

4th August, 2022

Paper I Exam Date

1st October, 2022

Paper II Exam Date

Will be notified later

SSC CPO Exam (Central Police Organization)

SSC CPO exam is to recruit police officers such as officers in central armed police force, central industrial security force, sub inspector, assistant sub inspector for Delhi Police. SSC CPO recruitment process has two papers – Paper I and Paper II both will be computer based of 2 hours each.

SSC CPO 2020-21 exam registrations took place starting from 17th June 2020 till 16th July 2020. Paper I exam took place on 23rd and 26th November 2020. Paper 2 exam was on 8th November 2021. The Final results were declared on 6th January 2022.

SSC CPO 2022-23 exam registrations was done from 10th till 30th August 2022. Paper I exam will take place on 9th and 11th November 2022.

SSC CPO 2022 exam events calendar is as given below

SSC CPO 2022 Events

Important Dates

Notification for SSC CPO 2022

July, 2022

Application Started on

10th August, 2022

Application Last Date

30th August 2022

Paper I exam

9th & 10th November 2022

Paper II exam

Will be notified later

SSC GD Exam (General Duty)

SSC GD Constable Exam is conducted to recruit GD constable appointed as a guard or escort. Their duties include supervise all the tasks and duties in the absence of sub-inspector and assistant sub-inspector may work on the cases of investigation under the supervision and instructions of SHO.

SSC GD exam has Computer based exam (CBE), physical efficiency and physical standard test (PET & PSTE) and detailed medical examination (DME) as four stages of selection process. SSC GD Constable 2022 notifications for detailed medical examination (DME) have been released. DME has been scheduled from 12th September 2022 till 4th October 2022. Representatives from central armed police force will conduct candidate’s physical efficiency and standard test. Qualified candidates will proceed to the detailed medical examination.

SSC GD 2022 exam events calendar is as given below

SSC GD Constable 2022- exam events

Important Dates

Notification for SSC GD 2022

November, 2022

Registration Start Date

December, 2022

Registration End Date

January, 2023

SSC GD 2022 Exam

Will be notified later

JKSSB (Jammu And Kashmir Service Selection Board)

Jammu and Kashmir Services Selection Board (JKSSB) was constituted under provision of section 124 of constitution of Jammu and Kashmir for recruitment and selection of suitable candidates for State, Divisional and District cadre posts across the state of Jammu and Kashmir. JKSSB on its official website declares notifications for each of these posts and relevant eligibility criteria, exam pattern, syllabus, admit card, results and event calendar for the exam.

The notification regarding extension of last date of submission of application for the district, divisional and Union Territory cadre posts has been recently announced on 27th of July 2022. The posts range from Panchayat Secretary, Field assistant, sub-inspector Home department, forman, finance manager, Junior engineer, radiography technician, and junior staff nurse.

As per latest update, the online application date for about 772 positions across district, divisional and union territory cadre has been rescheduled from 14th of September to 20th of September 2022.

 Event Calendar for JKSSB 2022 exam for District/Divisional/UT cadre posts

JKSSB 2022 exam for District/Divisional/UT cadre posts

Important Dates

Notification for JKSSB 2022 exam

9th September 2022

Submission of online Application

20th September 2022

Last Date of submission

19th October 2022

Exam Date

Will be announced later

HPSSSB (Himanchal Pradesh Subordinate Service Selection Board) 

The Himachal Pradesh Staff Selection Commission (HPSSC) under article 309 of the constitution of India created to help select and recruit all class III services/posts on contractual basis for Himachal Pradesh Government and conduct skill and screening tests to recruit suitable candidates for class III positions across state of himachal pradesh. HPSSC on its official website announces informations about recruitment process for positions in the form of notification on regular basis.

The latest notification from HPSSC website for the information on recruitment process to recruit suitable candidates for the post of Clerks. Candidates applying for the post of Clerk should hold bachelors degree from a recognized university and should have minimum speed of 30 words per minute in English type writing or 25 words per minute in Hindi type writing on computer. It is essential for candidates to be proficient in Word processing software’s in computers. The minimum age of the candidates applying for the post should be 18 years as on 1st of January 2022 and maximum of 45 years of age. The upper age limit has been relaxed for candidates from SC/ST/OBC and persons with disabilities and children/grand children of freedom fighters.

The HPSSC exam 2022 has written paper which is divided into seven sections contains 170 questions, each question carry 0.5 marks. The typing test is qualifying test to check minimum speed of 30 words per minute in English type writing or 25 words per minute in Hindi type writing on computer. The registration of HPSSC Clerk exam took place on 16th January 2022, and ended on 15th February 2022. The written test date has still not been announced.

 HPSSC Clerks 2022 exam event calendar

Events

Dates

Notification Date

January 2022

Application commencement

 16th January 2022

Deadline for application

 15th February 2022

Admit Cards

 Not yet announced

Exam dates

Not yet announced

HPSSSB Answer key

2-3 weeks after the exam

UPSSSC (Uttar Pradesh Subordinate Service Selection Board)

Public Service Commission, Prayagraj (UPSSSC) organizes recruitment process for various positions such as Revenue Inspector, Junior Engineer for UP Jal Nigam and Lekhpal for the uttar pradesh state. Eligibility criteria for appearing UPSSSC exam is a candidate should be a citizen of India, and should have passed 10th grade successfully.

The minimum age of candidates should be at least 18 years and maximum age should be of 40 years. There are 2693 vacancies for various posts as on 3rd August 2022 in Uttar Pradesh Subordinate Service Selection Commission. UPSSC notification for Mukhya Sevika recruitment was recently released for 2693 vacacies. There will be a preliminary entrance test to begin with. The qualified candidates of preliminary test will be eligible for mains exam.

 UPSSC 2022 exam event calendar

UPSSS 2022 Exam (Head Servant)

Important Dates

Notification for UPSSSC 2022 exam

4th July, 2022

Submission of online Application

3rd August, 2022

Last Date of submission

24th August, 2022

Preliminary Exam Date

Not yet announced

Mains Exam  Date

Not yet announced

BSSB (Bihar Staff Selection Commission)

The Bihar Staff Selection Commission (BSSC) conducts recruitment processes for various posts for candidates seeking employment opportunities for the posts in offices of Government of Bihar. Candidates applying for the exam should have a Bachelor degree in any stream from recognized University in India. The minimum age of a candidate should be 21 years and maximum age is 37 years for male candidates and 40 years for female candidates applying for the exam. The applications were filled in online on 14th April 2022 and last date of paying fees for the application was 30th May 2022. Prelim exam dates are scheduled for 26th and 27th November 2022.

BSSB 2022 Exam Event Calendar is given below

BSSB 2022 Exam

Important Dates

Notification for UPSSSC 2022 exam

April, 2022

Submission of online Application

14th April 2022

Last Date of submission

30th May 2022

Preliminary Exam Date

26th & 27th November 2022

Mains Exam  Date

Not yet announced

MPPEB (Madhya Pradesh Professional Examination Board) 

The Madhya Pradesh Professional Examination Board also known as Vyapam conducts recruitment services to select candidates in the form of competitive exams for various posts across the Madhya Pradesh government offices and ministries. MPPEB on its official website https://peb.mponline.gov.in/ announces notifications for various vacancies for the posts and eligibility to apply for the post. Some of the posts recently advertised on their website is of Animal Husbandry & dairy technology diploma test (ADDET) 2022 exam, Pre Agriculture, Pre Nursing and Pre veterinary and fishery test.

Candidates applying for MPPEB exams should have Bachelor degree from reputed Indian university. Various posts like group 4, grade 3 assistants, stenotypist, data entry operators examinations are conducted by MPPEB.

MPEEB exam event calendar

MPEEB exam 2022

Important Dates

Group 2 labour inspector Exam 2022

January, 2022

Group 4, Assistant grade 3, Data entry Exam

September, 2022

Group 5, paramedical & Nursing

October, 2022

JSSC (Jharkhand Personnel Selection Commission)  

Jharkhand Public Service Commission is conducting written competitive exams for the selection by means of interviews of suitable candidates for various positions across government offices in the state of Jharkhand. The Jharkhand Public Service Commission announces the notifications over their official website.

In latest notifications, Combined Civil Services exam for 2021 prelims exam was on 2nd May 2021, Mains exam was on 4th week of September 2021 and Interview was on 15-25th December 2021, the results were declared within 1 day of prelim test, after 6 days of mains and 11 days after interview.

 JPSC 2022 Exam Event Calendar

JPSC Exam 2022

Important Dates

Application Started on

February, 2022

Last Date for Application

March, 2022

Prelim Exam Date

May, 2022

Main Exam Date

September, 2022

 CGPEB (Chhattisgarh Professional Educational Board) 

Chhattisgarh Professional Educational Board (CGPEB) is constituted for pre-admission exams for medicine, ayurveda, engineering, agricultural universities and polytechnique in the state of Chhattisgarh. The various competitive exams for posts like Wate Resources Senior Engineer (Civil) (WRSE22), Food Corporation federation of India (FCFI22), Assistant Grade 3 & data entry operator (AGDO22) etc. are some of the latest notifications.

CG PET 2022 Exam

Important Dates

Starting of Application

13th April, 2022

Last Date of Application

1st May, 2022

CG PET 2022 Exam Admit Card

13th May, 2022

CG PET 2022 Exam

22nd May, 2022

Provisional Answer Key

31st May, 2022

CG PET 2022 Results

15th June, 2022

UKSSSC (Uttarakhand Subordinate Service Selection Commission) 

The Uttarakhand Subordinate Service Selection Commission (USSSC) conducts competitive examinations and interviews for selecting suitable candidates for the vacancies across the state government offices and ministries in the state of Uttarakhand. USSSC announces the information about these posts and exams to qualify for these posts through notifications on their official website.

UKSSSC 2022 Exam Events

Important Dates

Chief Constable post notification

3rd January, 2022

Starting of online application

10th January, 2022

Last date for application

23rd February, 2022

UKSSSC 2022 Exam

July, 2022

RSMSSB (Rajasthan Subordinate & Ministerial Service Selection Board)

The Rajasthan Staff Selection Board, Jaipur conduct competitive exams for various posts across offices, ministries across the state of Rajasthan. RSSB announces notifications over its official website. In the latest notifications announcement for the post of junior engineer (agriculture) on 3rd June 2022. The registration start date will be from 17th September till 26th September 2022.

 RSSB 2022 exam event calendar is listed below

RSSB 2022 Exam

Important Dates

Notification for Junior Engineer 2022

3rd June, 2022

Start of online application

17th September, 2022

Last Date of applying

26th September, 2022

Prelim Exam Date

Not announced

 WB SSC (West Bengal Staff Selection Commission) 

West Bengal Staff Selection Commission conducts competitive exams to recruit suitable candidates for the vacancies for group “B” and “C” posts across the government offices across West Bengal. Various exams conducted are Combined Graduate Level exam (CGL), combined higher secondary level (10+2) CHSL(10+2), multitasking non-technical staff (MTS) and other exams. WBSSC has its official website (http://www.westbengalssc.com/). Candidates applying for WBSSC exam should be a minimum of 20 years age and maximum age up to 40 years. There are two papers – preliminary exam and mains exam for qualifying WBSSC 2022 exam.

 WBSSC 2022 Event Calendar

WBSSC exam 2022

Important Dates

Notification

To be announced

Prelims Exam

To be announced

Mains Exam

To be announced

Tips to prepare for SSC exam

  • Candidates appearing for the Staff Selection Commission examination should cultivate habbit of reading newspaper as newspapers are the best source of current affairs occuring locally, nationally and globally.
  • Various magazines will have details on reasons on what and why of current topic or incidents. These topics will help to answer questions asked to check general knowledge and awareness of a candidate and what reviews one has for the topic.
  • Candidate should adhere to daily time table and make sure that the topic is completed or revised on that day
  • Good command on English language, spoken and written along with grammar for good communication skill
  • Quantitative aptitude is most asked questions in multiple choice questions.
  • Data analysis and other mathematical topics should be thoroughly prepared.
  • Candidates should refer syllabus and topics questions will be asked from, distribution of marks for the topic to understand exam format.
  • Questions asked in Previous years and how quickly answer multiple choice questions.
  • Keep making notes for each topic and subject read so that candidates can quickly refer and prepare.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q1. When does the Commission release its Annual Examination Calendar?

A1. Staff selection Commission announces the Event Calendar for every post every year during the month of September till November on their official website http://www.ssc.nic.in in their notification.

Q2. When is an examination notice/advertisement published?

A2. Candidates appearing for the exam should search notifications released on official website of exam conducting commission for notices and advertisements for the examination / recruitment information for particular vacancy.

Q3. Is it possible for the Commission to adjust the date of an examination if it conflicts with the tests of other organizations?

A3. Commission can easily postpone the exam dates in case the exam dates conflicts with tests or exams of other organization and inform / announce through the notification over their official website. It is essential for candidates appearing for the exam should keep an eye and look for any amendments or change from the exam authorities on regular basis.

Q4. Is it necessary to register to apply for Commission examinations?

A4. Yes,  The first step for candidates who wish to appear for the examination is to register online over the commission’s official website so that all the essential information such as name, email, mobile and candidate’s educational and eligibility related information.

Q5.  Is it necessary for a candidate to register each time they want to take an exam?

A5. No It is only one time process, candidates after registration can create the password and can reset the password in case he/she has forgotten it. All the information entered while registration for the candidate can be referred for particular candidate over the official website. Candidate’s roll number, admit card, results and other information will be stored and recognized by the commission application.

Q6. How does one go about registering for the first time?

A6.  Candidates should visit official website and search for register button. All the information about candidate should be properly entered exactly as printed on the official photo identity documents such as PAN card, Aadhar card, Passport etc. Enter email and mobile number to receive OTP while paying application fees and admit card download link, results etc. need password and login credentials.

Q7. How much is the application fee?

A7.  Candidate should pay application fees of Rs. 100/- that can be paid online through payment gateway or offline at the bank and send a copy of receipt of amount paid along with application.

A8. Who qualifies for a fee exemption?

A8.  Candidates from Scheduled Cast, Scheduled Tribe, Persons with disability are exempted from fees.

Q9. Is it possible for me to pay the fee without going to a bank?

A9. Yes.  Candidates can pay application fees online through Debit card, credit card, net banking, wallet, UPI etc. through payment gateway.

Q10. For each SSC Exam, how many openings are there?

A10.  For each Staff Selection Commission examination, the vacancies for each posts are the openings candidates can apply.

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FAQ's

The SSC website (https://ssc.nic.in) usually posts the Annual Calendar of the Commission’s Examinations for the following year in September/October of the current year.

The Annual Calendar of Examinations contains tentative dates for issuing Notices of various Examinations. For the most up-to-date information, it is recommended that you visit the Commission’s website frequently.

If the Commission’s inspection dates conflict with another body’s, the Commission will not consider the request. The Commission also does not entertain requests for changes to Examination Centres and Shifts, among other things, for any other reason.

Yes, the Commission requires one-time registration. However, applicants can apply for any Commission exam after completing the One-Time Registration process.

No, if a student has already registered after 20th Jul. 2018, they must use the same “Registration Number” and “SSC Registration Password” for all Commission’s exams.

To register for the SSC for the first time, go to https://ssc.nic.in and click on the ‘Register Now’ option in the login section. Then, follow the registration process given in the notice.

For each examination, a fee of one hundred rupees (Rs. 100/-) is required to be paid along with the application.

Female applicants and those from Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes, Persons with Benchmark Disabilities (Divyangjans), and Ex-Servicemen are excused from paying the cost.

Yes. Fees can also be paid via an SBI Challan. Print Challan Form by selecting this option. It can be used to pay a fee at any SBI branch in cash.

The Commission’s website has a section called “Candidates Corner” that lists the tentative openings for various examinations submitted by the User Ministries/ Departments. The number of spaces for multiple exams is updated regularly.