The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) was formed on 4 November 1975. It 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. 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.
The 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. Each Regional office is headed by a Regional Director and each Sub-Regional office is headed by a Deputy Director.
The official website of Staff Selection Commission is www.ssc.nic.in. All the details about the commission and all the recruitment details, admit cards, answer keys, results, interview letters etc. can be downloaded visiting this site.
TYPES OF EXAMINATIONS CONDUCTED BY SSC
- SSC-CGLE (Combined Graduate Level Examination)
- SSC-JE (Junior Engineer CPWD examination)
- CPO(SI) Examination (Central Police Organization (SI) Examination)
- SSC CHSL Examination (Combined Higher Secondary Level Examination)
- JT Examination (Junior Translator CSOL Examination)
ELIGIBILITY FOR SSC EXAMS
- Graduate Level Examination- The eligibility for this examination is graduation or equivalent in any other discipline.
- Combined Matric Level Examination- The eligibility for this examination is matriculation.
- Combined Higher Secondary Level Examination- The eligibility for this examination is 12th class or equivalent in any other discipline.
- The age limit depends on different posts for appearing in SSC examination. Candidates can get complete information about it from the employment new/Rozgar samachar. However, the general age limit for appearing SSC examination is 18 to 27 years (relaxation in age is available for reserved candidates).
- The educational qualification depends on different posts that generally vary from 10th class to graduation level.
SSC COMBINED HEGHER SECONDARY LEVEL (CHSL) EXAMINATION 2017
The Staff Selection Commission in the month of November released an Examination Notice in the Advertisement No. 3/2/2016-P&P-I. According to the Notice the Staff Selection Commission will hold an examination for Recruitment of Postal Assistants/Sorting Assistants, Data Entry Operators, Lower Divisional Clerks and Court Clerk during the period from 07.01.2017 to 05.02.2017 the details of which are as under :
Pay of the Posts :
- Postal Assistant/Sorting Assistant PB -1(Rs. 5200-20200) Grade Pay 2400 (pre-revised).
- Data Entry Operator : Pay Band-1 (Rs. 5200-20200), Grade Pay Rs. 2400 (pre-revised).
- Data Entry Operator : Pay Band-1 (Rs. 5200-20200), Grade Pay Rs. 1900 (pre-revised).
- Lower Division Clerk: Pay Band -1 (Rs. 5200-20200), Grade Pay Rs. 1900 (pre-revised).
- Court Clerk: Pay Band -1 (Rs. 5200-20200), Grade Pay Rs. 1900 (pre-revised)
Tentatively the vacancies for the post of Postal Assistant/Sorting Assistant, LDC, DEO and Court Clerks are 3281, 1321, 506 and 26 respectively. .
Reservation for SC/ST/OBC/ExS/PH etc. categories is available as per extant Govt. Orders.
|1||Release of Application form||8 October 2016|
|2||Last Date of Registration||25 Nov. 2016 (5:00 pm)|
|3||Issue of E-Admit Card for Tier-1 Exam||3rd week of Dec. 2016|
|4||Date of Tier-1 Exam||7 Jan. 2017 to 5 Feb. 2017|
|5||Declaration of Tier-1 Exam Result||April 2017|
|6||Issue of E-Admit Card for Tier-2 Exam||End of May 2017|
|7||Date of Tier-2 Exam||4 June 2017|
|8||Declaration of Tier-2 Exam Result||July 2017|
|9||Date of Tier-3 (Skill Test / Typing Test)||(date will be notified)|
|10||Declaration of Final Results||(date will be notified)|
SSC CHSL 2016 Recruitme
ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA FOR SSC CHSL 2017
I) Nationality :
A candidate must be either :
(a) a citizen of India, or
(b) a subject of Nepal, or
(c) a subject of Bhutan, or
(d) a Tibetan refugee who came over to India, before the 1st January,1962, with the intention of permanently settling in India, or
(e) a person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, East African countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania(Formerly Tanganyika and Zanzibar),Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia and Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India.
Provided that a candidate belonging to categories (b), (c), (d) and (e) above shall be a person in whose favour a certificate of eligibility has been issued by the Government of India.
II) Educational Qualification :
The applicant must have passed 12th Standard or equivalent examination from a recognized Board or University.
III) Age Limit :
18-27 years as on 01.01.2017 (Candidates born not before 02-01-1990 and not later than 01-01-1999).
Candidates have to pay fee of Rs. 100, candidates can pay application fee thru challan at any SBI branch. (SC/ ST/ Female / PH category aspirants no need to pay any fee).
Thev Selection process includes three steps:
- 1st Step: Tier-1 Written Exam (Objective Type) (200 Marks) (Online Mode)
- 2nd Step: Tier-2 Written Exam (Descriptive Type) (100 Marks) (Offline Mode)
- 3rd Step: Tier-3 Skill Test / Typing Test (candidates who qualify the tier-2 exam will be called for Skill Test / Typing Test)
In Case of Tie
In case where more than one candidate score equal aggregates marks, a tie breaker will be applied:
- Marks score in written examination.
- According to the date of birth, who is senior in the age.
- Alphabetical order in which first names of the candidates appear.
SSC CHSL 2016 Exam Pattern & Syllabus
Candidates who are going to appear in CHSL exam should know the exam pattern such as marking scheme, type of questions, and exam duration, syllabus. Reading this article will help candidates to prepare a strategy:
- Exam is objective type and will be conducted online.
- There will be 4 parts in a question paper namely (Part-1) General Intelligence, (Part-2) English Language, (Part-3) Quantitative Aptitude, and (Part-4) General Awareness / General Knowledge.
- Exam will have 100 questions for 200 marks.
- Duration of the exam is 75 Minutes.
- Questions will be set both in English & Hindi for parts: 1, 3 & 4.
- There will be negative marking of 0.50 marks for each wrong answer.
- Exam is descriptive type and will be conducted offline (pen & paper mode).
- Candidates need to write essay / précis / letters / application writing etc.
- Exam carries 100 marks and exam duration will be 1 hour.
- Exam will have to be written either in Hindi or in English.
Tier-3 Skill Test / Typing Test:
- Typing Test: Candidates, who are opting English typing, should have typing speed of 35 words per minute and those candidates who are opting Hindi typing should have typing speed of 30 words per minute. Typing test will be applicable for Postal Assistant/Sorting Assistant, LDC and Court Clerk posts.
- Skill Test: Data Entry Speed of 8,000 key depressions per hour on computer. Skill test will be applicable only for Data Entry Operator post.
SSC CHSL 2016 Admit Card
CHSL admits card will be hosted on regional websites of SSC. Candidates can download their CHSL exam admit card form respective regional SSC’s website or candidates can also download admit card from our website.
SSC CHSL EXAM QUESTION PAPER (PDF)
Lakhs of Job Aspirants might have applied for the SSC CHSL Exam 2017. So, in this post we are providing link to download the pdf files of previous year question papers so that the applicants can download these question papers and prepare for the exam.
Use the link given below to download the SSC CHSL Previous Year Question Paper.
SSC CHSL SYLLABUS 2017
General Intelligence & Reasoning :- This topic is very interesting as it test your mental ability and presence of mind. It includes ques. of both verbal and non-verbal type. Topics are Semantic Analogy, Symbolic Operations, Symbolic/ Number Analogy, Trends, Figural Analogy, Space, Orientation, Semantic Classification, Venn Diagrams, Symbolic/ Number Classification, Drawing interference etc.
02. Quantitative Aptitude :- This includes Arithmetic, Algebra, Geometry, Mensuration, Trigonometry and Statistical Charts. These are the 06 main topics to be study in Quantitative Aptitude. Among these trigonometry and Statistical Charts are found tough by the applicants to solve. So applicants should carefully solve these questions.
03. General Awareness :- Questions in this section are designed to test the general awareness of the environment around him and its application to society. This will also test the knowledge of the applicants of Current Affair or Events and day to day activities. Questions will asked also from History, Culture, Geography, Economics, General Policy etc.
04. General English :- 10+2 level Grammar questions will be asked like Spot the Error, Fill in the blanks, Synonyms/ Homonyms,Antonyms, Spellings/ Detecting Mis-Spelt words, Idioms & Phrases, One word substitutions, Improvement of Sentences, Active/Passive Voice of verbs etc.
Books with 05 Year Paper Recommended for SSC CHSL Exam 2017 :
|01. General Intelligence & Reasoning||a. Arihant Publications,
b. Lucent’s Reasoning Book,
c. Kiran Publications is also recommended.
|02. Quantitative Aptitude||a. Pratiyogita Darpan (edition-2015)
b. Arihant Publications
|03. General Awareness||a. Lucent (2015 edition)
b. General Knowledge 2015 (Arihant)
|04. General English||a. Kiran Publication
b. Disha Publications
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