Last Update: 03-06-2020

About SSC

Staff Selection Commission (SSC) is an organization under Government of India to recruit staff for various posts in the various Ministries and Departments of the Government of India and in Subordinate Offices. Staff Selection Commission or SSC has been one of the most desirable organizations for Government exams in India.

This commission is an attached office of the Department of Personnel and Training (DOPT) which consists of Chairman, two Members and a Secretary-cum-Controller of Examinations. His post is equivalent to the level of Additional Secretary to the Government of India.

Staff Selection Commission has its headquarters located at New Delhi. At present it has seven Regional offices at Allahabad, Mumbai, Kolkata, Guwahati, Chennai, Bangalore. It also has two Sub- Regional offices at Raipur and Chandigarh.


Exams Conducted by SSC

SSC currently functions as an autonomous body that is mainly engaged in conducting competitive exams for recruitment to various posts in the SSC departments, organizations. In the previous years, SSC has conducted various exams as given below:

  • Combined Graduate Level Examination (CGL)
  • Combined Higher Secondary Level Exam (CHSL)
  • Junior Engineer (JE)
  • Junior Hindi Translator (JHT)
  • Ground Duty (GD) Constable
  • Multitasking Staff(MTS)
  • Central Police Organization (CPO)


SSC Combined Graduate Level Examination (SSC CGL)

Staff Selection Commission - Combined Graduate Level Examination, often referred to as SSC CGL is an examination conducted to recruit staff to various posts in ministries, departments and organisations of the Government of India. It is conducted by the Staff Selection Commission for selecting staff for various Group B and Group C posts.

SSC Combined Higher Secondary Level

SSC CHSL (SSC Combined Higher Secondary Level) this Exam is conducted every year for the post of Lower Divisional Clerk (LDC)/ Junior Secretariat Assistant (JSA), Postal Assistant/ Sorting Assistant (PA/SA) and Data Entry Operator (DEO). Every year, a large number of eligible candidates give this examination with a sole dream to join Central Government body and avail all the perks imparted to them by the Government of India.

SSC JE (Junior Engineer)

A newly recruited Junior Engineer will be given charge of a section in one of the departments mentioned above. He or she will be responsible for various functions carried out by the section. It starts from taking stock of daily work done by the laborers to making plans for the next day regarding allotment of work, supervising etc.

Junior Engineers will have to ensure supervision of work. This is the main function of an engineer as this provides the best opportunity to understand the functions of an organization. A junior engineer is responsible for maintaining the stock of his or her section efficiently. Along with this, they have to pass bills for work done by the contractor or for any expenditure incurred by the section.

SSC JHT(Junior Hindi Translator)

The authority of the Staff Selection Commision conducts the various recruitment exam for various posts. Thus there will be a separate set of rules for the exams for each exam for the recruitment of the candidates. For the Recruitment of the candidates at the post of the Junior Hindi Translator, the authority follows a standard recruitment procedure. The candidates who will be get selected for the post of the JHT will have to do the job of the translator at junior level in various departments & the agencies of the central government. Thus we will provide the candidates with the details of the SSC JHT Job Profile 2018 in this article. From the details of this article, the candidates will get a basic idea of the Job profile & the duties of the JHT.

SSC Stenographer

Staff Selection Commission appoints Stenographers (Grade C/D) in various offices under Government of India. If applicants who are planning to apply for SSC Stenographer Recruitment; they should know SSC Stenographer Job Profile first. Moreover, these Positions have two Grades (Grade C and D). The specific nature of a Stenographer’s work varies because it depends upon where you are posted. A Stenographer through Staff Selection Commission would generally mean working as a Personal Assistant to a Class One Officer in any Department of Central Government. The applicants must be aware of the job profiles of various roles under SSC Stenographer Recruitment.

SSC GD Constable

SC Constable Exam is one of the most demanded recruitment drives for selecting candidates as Ground Duty Constable for BSF Jobs, SSB Jobs, CISF Job, CRPF Jobs, ITBP Jobs, NIA Jobs, SSF Jobs and Rifleman in Assam Rifles. A huge number of candidates, who are willing to serve their country with all the guts, honor, and pride with them, fill the applications and choose these jobs as their career.

SSC Multitasking

Candidates who have minimum educational qualification and want to secure career in government sector can apply for SSC Multitasking Recruitment. Staff Selection Commission conducts SSC MTS Exam for filling multitasking staff (MTS) vacancies in various ministries & departments of the central government. Thus, the number of applying candidates is increasing every year. Like civil services and others jobs, SSC MTS is also categorized in Group C and D. The commission also appoints the desirable candidates for the various positions such as Peon, Waterman, Chowkidar etc.

CPO (Central Police Organisation)

SSC CPO (Staff Selection Commission Central Police Organisation) is going to recruit suitable candidates for multiple posts. There are approximately 1223 vacancies to be filled through the recruitment drive of the year 2018. The posts include SI (Sub Inspector) in Delhi Police, SI (Sub Inspector) in CAPFs (Central Armed Police Forces), and ASI (Assistant Sub Inspector) in CISF (Central Industrial Security Force). This is a great opportunity for an adventurous career with Central Government. Job role of CPO is to protects the border between India & Pakistan, promotes the sense of security among the citizens, prevents trans-border crimes and assists in the control of refugees, CRPF is responsible for controlling riots & Naxalites, protects the border between India & China (from Ladakh to Arunachal Pradesh), promotes the sense of security among citizens by providing security at northern borders.

The major recruitment opportunities of SSC

The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) conducts Exam for recruitment to various subordinate services like:-

  • Assistants in Ministries/Departments, Attached and Subordinate office of the Govt. of India.
  • Inspectors of Central Excise & Customs.
  • Inspectors of Income Tax.
  • Preventive Officers in Customs.
  • Examiner in Customs.
  • Sub-Inspectors in Central Bureau of Narcotics & CBI.
  • Assistant Enforcement Officer in Directorate of Enforcement, Department of Revenue.
  • Divisional Accountant, Jr. Accountant, Auditor & UDCs in various offices of Govt. of India.
  • Auditor Offices under C&AG, CGDA, CGA & others.
  • Accountant/ Junior Accountant
  • Tax Assistant in CBDT and CBEC
  • Compiler in Registrar General of India.
  • Sub Inspector (Executive) in Delhi Police.