SSC Recruitment 2020-21 – Check Latest Updates, Vacancy, Eligibility, Result, Admit Card for All SSC Exams

Staff Selection Commission (SSC) is an organisation under Government of India to recruit staff for various posts in various Ministries and Departments of the Government of India and in Subordinate Offices.

The organisation conducts various exams every year to recruit candidates for Group-B and C posts.

In the previous years, SSC has conducted various exams as given below:

  • SSC Combined Graduate Level Examination (SSC CGL)
  • SSC Combined Higher Secondary Level Exam (SSC CHSL)
  • Junior Engineer
  • Junior Hindi Translator
  • SSC GD Constable
  • SSC Multitasking Staff
  • Selection Post
  • SI (Central Police Organization)
  • Stenographer C & D

Latest Updates on SSC Recruitment 2020-21

The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) has released SSC result 2020 dates for different exams such as JE 2018 (final result), CHSL tier-I 2019, JHT paper-I 2020, CGL tier-II 2019 and CPO paper-I 2020. 

The result for all the said SSC exams will be declared in the months of December 2020, January 2021 and February 2021.

The Result dates are as provided below:

SSC ExamsSSC Result Dates
JE 2018 (final result)20-Dec-2020
CHSL tier-I 201915-Jan-2021
JHT paper-I 202020-Jan-2021
CGL tier-II 201920-Feb-2021
CPO paper-I 202026-Feb-2021

SSC Exams Vacancy Details

The vacancy details for SSC Recruitment 2020-21 for various posts/profiles are as provided below:

SSC ExamsSSC Vacancies
SSC CGL vacancies 2019-209,488 (Tentative)
SSC CHSL vacancies 2019-204,893 (Tentative)
SSC JE vacancies 20181,601 (Tentative)
SSC GD vacancies 20205,846 (Tentative)
SSC CPO vacancies 20203,237 (Tentative)
SSC JHT vacancies 2020283 (Tentative)
SSC Stenographer vacancies 2018 (Grade-C & -D)1,464 (Final)
SSC MTS vacancies 2019-209,018 (Tentative)

Important DatesSSC Exams

The Revised Exam Dates for various Exams as released by the SSC are provided below:

SSC CGL

The Exam Dates for SSC CGL 2020-21 are provided below:

SSC CGL Exam EventsSSC CGL Exam Dates
Notification21-Dec-2020
Application forms21-Dec-2020 to 25-Jan-2021 
SSC CGL Tier-I exam29-May-2021 to 07-Jun-2021

The Important dates regarding SSC CGL 2019-20 is as provided below:

SSC CGL Exam EventsSSC CGL Exam Dates
Tier-I exam03-Mar-2020 to 09-Mar-2020
Tier-I answer key (provisional)15-Mar-2020
Tier-I result01-Jul-2020
Tier-II exam15-Nov-2020 to 18-Nov-2020
Tier-III exam22-Nov-2020
Tier-II 2019 result20-Feb-2021

SSC CHSL

The SSC CHSL 2020-21 exam dates are as provided below:

SSC CHSL Exam EventsSSC CHSL Exam Dates
Notification06-Nov-2020
Applications06-Nov-2020 to 15-Dec-2020
Tier-I exam12-Apr-2021 to 27-Apr-2021  

The SSC CHSL 2019-20 important dates are provided below:

SSC CHSL Exam EventsSSC CHSL Exam Dates
Notification03-Dec-2019
Applications03-Dec-2019 to 10-Jan-2020 (till 11:59 PM)
Tier-I admit cardFirst week of October 2020
Tier-I exam12-Oct-2020 to 16-Oct-202019-Oct-2020 to 21-Oct-202026-Oct-2020  
Tier-I result15-Jan-2021
Tier-II exam14-Feb-2021 

SSC JE

The SSC JE 2020-21 exam dates are provide below:

SSC JE Exam Events SSC JE Exam Dates
Notification01-Oct-2020
Application form01-Oct-2020 to 30-Oct-2020
Paper-I22-Mar-2021 to 25-Mar-2021

The SSC JE 2019-20 Important dates are provided below:

SSC JE Exam EventsSSC JE Exam Dates
Application form13-Aug-2019 to 12-Sep-2019
Admit card for paper-IThird week of October 2020
Paper-I27-Oct-2020 to 30-Oct-2020 and 11-Dec-2020 (for Bihar candidates)
Paper-II21-Mar-2021

SSC GD

The SSC GD 2021 exam dates are as provided below:

SSC CG Constable EventsSSC GD Constable Exam Dates
Notification25-Mar-2021
Application process25-Mar-2021 to 10-May-2021
Conduct of CBE02-Aug-2021 to 25-Aug-2021

SSC Stenographer

The SSC Stenographer 2020-21 exam dates are as provided below:

SSC Stenographer EventsSSC Stenographer Dates
Release of notification10-Oct-2020
Application dates10-Oct-2020 to 04-Nov-2020
Computer-based test date29-Mar-2021 to 31-Mar-2021

The SSC Stenographer 2019-20 important dates are provided below:

SSC Stenographer EventsSSC Stenographer Exam Dates
Online applications20-Sept-2019 to 18-Oct-2019
Computer-based test21-Dec-2020 to 30-Dec-2020

SSC CPO

The SSC CPO 2020-21 exam dates are as provided below:

SSC CPO Exam EventsSSC CPO Exam Dates
Notification 17-Jun-2020
Application form17-Jun-2020 to 16-July-2020
Paper 1 CBT23-Nov-2020 to 26-Nov-2020
Paper 1 result26-Feb-2021
Paper 2 exam 12-Jul-2021

The SSC CPO 2019-20 important dates are provided below:

SSC CPO EventsSSC CPO Dates
Application form17-Sept-2019 to 16-Oct-2019 
Paper-I exam09-Dec-2019 to 13-Dec-2019
Paper-I result14-Feb-2020
Paper-II exam26-Mar-2021

SSC JHT

The SSC JHT 2020-21 exam dates are as provided below:

SSC JHT Events SSC JHT Dates 
Application form29-Jun-2020 to 25-July-2020
Paper-I exam 19-Nov-2020
Paper-I result20-Jan-2021
Paper-II exam 14-Feb-2021

The SSC JHT 2019-20 important dates are provided below:

SSC JHT Exam Events SSC JHT Exam Dates 
Application form27-Aug-2019 to 26-Sept-2019
Paper-I exam 26-Nov-2019
Paper-I result29-Jan-2020
Paper-II exam 16-Feb-2020
Paper-II result16-Jun-2020
Final result13-Nov-2020

SSC MTS

The SSC MTS 2020-21 exam dates are as provided below:

SSC MTS Exam EventsSSC MTS Exam Dates
Notification02-Feb-2021
Application forms02-Feb-2021 to 18-Mar-2021
Paper-I01-Jul-2021 to 20-Jul-2021
Paper-II(Postponed) To Be Released Soon

The SSC MTS 2019-20 important dates are provided below:

SSC MTS Exam EventsSSC MTS Exam Dates
Paper-II 2019 result31-Oct-2020

Eligibility for various SSC Exams

The Staff Selection Commission defines SSC recruitment eligibility in three categories:

  • Nationality
  • Age limit
  • Educational qualification

The Eligibility Criteria for some of the important SSC Exams are as given below:

SSC CGL Eligibility : Nationality

In order to apply for SSC CGL Exam, a candidate must be either:

  • a citizen of India, or
  • a subject of Nepal, Bhutan, or
  • a Tibetan refugee who came to India before January 1, 1962, with the intention of permanently settling in India, or
  • a person of Indian origin migrated from either/or Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, East African countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia, Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India.

SSC CGL Eligibility : Age Limit

The SSC CGL age criteria  (as on January 1, 2020) varies according to the different posts and pay-level-wise.

The SSC CGL Age Criteria post and pay level wise is tabulated below:

Age criteria for posts under pay level-8 (Rs 47,600 to Rs 1,51,100)

SSC CGL Post & Ministry/Department/Office/CadreSSC CGL Age LimitRemarks
Post: Assistant Audit OfficerDepartment: Indian Audit & Accounts Department under C&AGNot exceeding 30 yearsCandidate must have been born not earlier than January 2, 1990 and not later than January 1, 2002
Post: Assistant Accounts OfficerDepartment: Indian Audit & Accounts Department under C&AGNot exceeding 30 yearsCandidate must have been born not earlier than January 2, 1990 and not later than January 1, 2002

Age criteria for posts under pay level-7 (Rs 44,900 to Rs 1,42,400)

SSC CGL Post & Ministry/Department/Office/CadreSSC CGL Age LimitRemarks
Post: Assistant Section OfficerDepartment: Intelligence BureauNot exceeding 30 yearsCandidate must have been born not earlier than January 2, 1990 and not later than January 1, 2002
Post: Assistant Section OfficerDepartment: Ministry of Railway20-30 yearsCandidate must have been born not earlier than January 2, 1990 and not later than January 1, 2000
Post: Assistant Section OfficerDepartment: Ministry of External Affairs20-30 yearsCandidate must have been born not earlier than January 2, 1990 and not later than January 1, 2000
Post: Assistant Section OfficerDepartment: AFHQ20-30 yearsCandidate must have been born not earlier than January 2, 1990 and not later than January 1, 2000
Post: AssistantDepartment: Other Ministries/Departments/Organisations18-30 years
Post: AssistantDepartment: Other Ministries/Departments/Organisations20-30 yearsCandidate must have been born not earlier than January 2, 1990 and not later than January 1, 2000
Post: Assistant Section OfficerDepartment: Other Ministries/Departments/OrganisationsNot exceeding 30 yearsCandidate must have been born not earlier than January 2, 1990 and not later than January 1, 2002
Post: Inspector of Income TaxDepartment: CBDTNot exceeding 30 yearsCandidate must have been born not earlier than January 2, 1990 and not later than January 1, 2002
Post: Inspector (Central Excise)Department: CBICNot exceeding 30 yearsCandidate must have been born not earlier than January 2, 1990 and not later than January 1, 2002
Post: Inspector (Preventive Officer)Department: CBICNot exceeding 30 yearsCandidate must have been born not earlier than January 2, 1990 and not later than January 1, 2002
Post: Inspector (Examiner)Department: CBICNot exceeding 30 yearsCandidate must have been born not earlier than January 2, 1990 and not later than January 1, 2002
Post: Assistant Enforcement OfficerDepartment: Directorate of Enforcement, Department of RevenueUp to 30 yearsCandidate must have been born not earlier than January 2, 1990 and not later than January 1, 2002
Post: Sub InspectorDepartment: Central Bureau of Investigation20-30 yearsCandidate must have been born not earlier than January 2, 1990 and not later than January 1, 2000
Post: Inspector PostsDepartment: Department of Post18-30 years
Post: Inspector  Department: Central Bureau of NarcoticsNot exceeding 30 yearsCandidate must have been born not earlier than January 2, 1990 and not later than January 1, 2002

Age criteria for posts under pay level-6 (Rs 35,400 to Rs 1,12,400)

SSC CGL Post & Ministry/Department/Office/CadreSSC CGL Age LimitRemarks
Post: Assistant SuperintendentDepartment: Other Ministries/Departments/OrganisationsNot exceeding 30 yearsCandidate must have been born not earlier than January 2, 1990 and not later than January 1, 2002
Post: Divisional AccountantDepartment: Offices under C&AG  Not exceeding 30 yearsCandidate must have been born not earlier than January 2, 1990 and not later than January 1, 2002
Post: Sub Inspector  Department: National Investigation Agency (NIA)Up to 30 yearsCandidate must have been born not earlier than January 2, 1990 and not later than January 1, 2002
Post: Junior Statistical OfficerDepartment: M/o Statistics & Programme ImplementationUp to 32 yearsCandidate must have been born not earlier than January 2, 1988 and not later than January 1, 2002
Post: Statistical Investigator Grade-IIDepartment: Registrar General of IndiaNot exceeding 30 yearsCandidate must have been born not earlier than January 2, 1990 and not later than January 1, 2002

Age criteria for posts under pay level-5 (Rs 29,200 to Rs 92,300)

SSC CGL Post & Ministry/Department/Office/CadreSSC CGL Age LimitRemarks
Post: AuditorDepartment: Other Ministry/Departments18-27 yearsCandidate must have been born not earlier than January 2, 1993 and not later than January 1, 2002
Post: AuditorDepartment: Offices under CGDA18-27 yearsCandidate must have been born not earlier than January 2, 1993 and not later than January 1, 2002
Post: AccountantDepartment: Offices under CGDA18-27 yearsCandidate must have been born not earlier than January 2, 1993 and not later than January 1, 2002
Post: Accountant/ Junior AccountantDepartment: Other Ministry/Departments18-27 yearsCandidate must have been born not earlier than January 2, 1993 and not later than January 1, 2002

Age criteria for posts under pay level-4 (Rs 25,500 to Rs 81,100)

SSC CGL Post & Ministry/Department/Office/CadreSSC CGL Age LimitRemarks
Post: Tax AssistantDepartment: CBDT18-27 yearsCandidate must have been born not earlier than January 2, 1993 and not later than January 1, 2002
Post: Tax AssistantDepartment: CBIC18-27 yearsCandidate must have been born not earlier than January 2, 1993 and not later than January 1, 2002
Post: Sub InspectorDepartment: Central Bureau of Narcotics18-27 yearsCandidate must have been born not earlier than January 2, 1993 and not later than January 1, 2002
Post: Upper Divisions ClerkDepartment: Dte. Gen Border Road Organisation (MoD)(Post is only for male candidates with higher physical and medical standards given at Annexure-XVI)18-27 yearsCandidate must have been born not earlier than January 2, 1993 and not later than January 1, 2002

SSC CGL Eligibility : Educational Qualification

The post-wise Educational Qualification for SSC CGL is as provided below: 

SSC CGL PostSSC CGL Educational Qualification
Assistant Audit Officer/ Assistant Accounts OfficerEssential Qualification: Graduation from a recognised university or instituteDesirable Qualification: Chartered Accountancy or Cost & Management Accounting or Company Secretary or Masters in Commerce or Masters in Business Studies or Masters in Business Administration (Finance) or Masters in Business Economics
Junior Statistical OfficerEssential Qualification: Graduation in any subject from a recognised university or institute with at least 60 per cent marks in Mathematics at class 12th levelORGraduation in any subject with Statistics as one of the subjects at graduation levelDesirable Qualification: Not applicable
Statistical Investigator Grade-IIEssential Qualification: Graduation in any subject with Statistics as one of the subjects from a recognised university or institute. The candidate must have studied Statistics as a subject in all the three years of the graduation course.Desirable Qualification: Not applicable
All other postsEssential Qualification: Graduation in any subject from a recognised university or instituteDesirable Qualification: Not applicable

SSC CHSL Eligibility: Nationality

In order to apply for SSC CHSL Exam, a candidate must be either:

  • a citizen of India, or
  • a subject of Nepal, Bhutan, or
  • a Tibetan refugee who came to India before January 1, 1962, with the intention of permanently settling in India, or
  • a person of Indian origin migrated from either/or Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, East African countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia, Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India.

SSC CHSL Eligibility : Age Limit

In order to fulfill SSC CHSL 2020 eligibility criteria, candidates must be aged between 18 and 27 years as on January 1, 2020. This means that candidates should be born not before January 2, 1993 and not later than January 1, 2002.

SSC CHSL Eligibility : Educational Qualification (as on January 1, 2020)

  • For Lower Divisional Clerk (LDC)/Junior Secretariat Assistant (JSA), Postal Assistant (PA)/Sorting Assistant (SA), Data Entry Operator (DEO): Candidates should clear Class XII or possess an equivalent qualification from a recognised board or university
  • For DEO (Grade A) in the Office of Comptroller and Auditor General of India (C&AG): Candidates should pass Class XII in Science stream with Mathematics as a subject from a recognised board or equivalent
  • Candidates who are yet to appear for Class XII exams are also eligible to apply.

SSC GD Eligibility: Nationality

According to the SSC GD 2020 eligibility, a candidate must be a citizen of India. Note that SSC GD vacancies are released state/UT-wise, therefore, a candidate must submit a domicile/PRC against his/her state/UT, informs the official website.

SSC GD Eligibility 2020: Age Limit

Candidates should be aged between 18 and 23 years in the year SSC GD recruitment notification is released. 

SSC GD Eligibility: Educational Qualification

Candidates who have cleared Class 10 from a recognised board/university as on the prescribed date are eligible to apply for SSC GD recruitment exam. Note that the candidates should be able to prove that their Class 10 result was declared on or before the cutoff date released by the commission by documentary evidence.

SSC JE Eligibility: Nationality

In order to apply for SSC JE Exam, a candidate must be either:

  • a citizen of India, or
  • a subject of Nepal, Bhutan, or
  • a Tibetan refugee who came to India before January 1, 1962, with the intention of permanently settling in India, or
  • a person of Indian origin migrated from either/or Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, East African countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia, Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India.

SSC JE Eligibility: Age Limit

SSC JE age criteria varies according to the post applied by a candidate. 

The post-wise age criteria that candidates need to meet as on January 1, 2020 to be eligible for the examination is tabulated below:

SSC JE PostsOrganisations/DepartmentsSSC JE Upper Age Limit
JE CivilCentral Water CommissionUpto 32 years
JE MechanicalCentral Water CommissionUpto 32 years
JE CivilCPWDUpto 32 years
JE ElectricalCPWDUpto 32 years
JE CivilMESUpto 30 years
JE Electrical and MechanicalMESUpto 30 years
JE CivilFarakka Barrage ProjectUpto 30 years
JE ElectricalFarakka Barrage ProjectUpto 30 years
JE MechanicalFarakka Barrage ProjectUpto 30 years
JE CivilBorder Road Organisation Upto 30 years
JE Electrical & MechanicalBorder Road Organisation Upto 30 years
JE CivilCentral Water and Power Research StationUpto 30 years
JE ElectricalCentral Water and Power Research StationUpto 30 years
JE MechanicalCentral Water and Power Research StationUpto 30 years
JE MechanicalDirectorate of  Quality Assurance (Naval)Upto 30 years
JE ElectricalDirectorate of Quality Assurance (Naval)Upto 30 years
JE CivilNTROUpto 30 years
JE ElectricalNTROUpto 30 years
JE MechanicalNTROUpto 30 years

SSC JE Eligibility: Educational Qualification

The post-wise required educational qualification and work experience that candidates need to obtain as on January 1, 2020 to be eligible for the exam is tabulated below:

SSC JE PostsEssential Educational Qualification & Work Experience
JE Civil, Central Water CommissionDegree/diploma in Civil Engineering from a recognised university/institution
JE Mechanical, Central Water CommissionDegree/diploma in Mechanical Engineering from a recognised university/institution
JE Civil, Central Public Works Department (CPWD)Diploma in Civil Engineering from a recognised university/institute
JE Electrical, CPWDDiploma in Electrical/Mechanical Engineering from a recognised university/institute
JE Civil, Military Engineer Services (MES)Degree in Civil Engineering from a recognised UniversityOrThree-year diploma in Civil Engineering from a recognised institute/university/board and two-year experience in planning, execution and maintenance of Civil Engineering works
JE Electrical & Mechanical, MESDegree in Electrical/Mechanical Engineering from a recognised universityOrThree-year diploma in Electrical/Mechanical Engineering from a recognised institute/university/board and two-year experience in planning, execution and maintenance of Electrical/Mechanical Engineering works
JE Civil, Farakka Barrage ProjectDiploma in Civil Engineering from a recognised university/institute/board
JE Electrical, Farakka Barrage Project Diploma in Electrical Engineering from a recognised university/institute/board
JE Mechanical, Farakka Barrage ProjectDiploma in Mechanical Engineering from a recognised university/institute/board
JE Civil, Border Roads Organisation, Ministry of DefenceDegree in Civil Engineering from a recognised university/instituteOrThree-year diploma in Civil Engineering from a recognised university/institute/board and two-year working experience in planning, execution and maintenance of Civil Engineering works
JE Electrical & Mechanical, Border Roads Organisation, Ministry of DefenceDegree in Electrical/Mechanical Engineering from a recognised university/instituteOrThree-year diploma in Electrical/Automobile/Mechanical Engineering from a recognised university/institute/board and two-year experience in planning, execution and maintenance of Electrical/Mechanical Engineering works
JE Civil, Central Water Power Research StationDiploma in Civil Engineering from a recognised institute
JE Electrical, Central Water Power Research StationDiploma in Electrical Engineering from a recognised institute
JE Mechanical, Central Water Power Research StationDiploma in Mechanical Engineering from a recognised institute
 JE Mechanical, Directorate of Quality Assurance, (Naval)Degree in Mechanical Engineering from a recognised institute   OrThree-year diploma in Mechanical Engineering from a recognised university/institution and two-year experience in the respective field
JE Electrical, Directorate of Quality Assurance, (Naval)Degree  in Electrical Engineering from a recognised University  OrThree-year diploma in Electrical Engineering from a recognised university/institution and two-year experience in the respective field 
JE Civil, National Technical Research Organisation (NTRO)Diploma in Civil Engineering from a recognised university/institution
JE Electrical, NTRODiploma in Electrical Engineering from a recognised university/institution
JE Mechanical, NTRODiploma in Mechanical Engineering from a recognised university/institution

SSC Recruitment Application Process

The online application form of SSC Recruitment 2020 releases at its official website. The aspirants are advised to check the eligibility criteria in detail before filling the application form of Recruitment 2020. Candidates have to first register themselves on the official website and then log in to fill the application form. 

Required documents and steps to fill the online application form are provided below.

Prerequisites

  • Class 10 marksheet
  • Class 12 marksheet
  • Graduation certificate/marksheet
  • Scanned photo as per prescribed specifications
  • Scanned signature as per prescribed specifications
  • Category certificate, if applicable

Steps To Fill SSC Application Form

To fill the SSC 2020 Application Form, follow the below provided steps:

Step 1: SSC Registration

  • Visit the official website of SSC ssc.nic.in
  • Click on ‘New Registration link’
  • Enter name, phone number, email id and security code
  • After successful registration, registration number and password will be generated

Step 2: Upload photograph & signature

After this, candidates need to upload the scanned images of photograph and signature. The specifications and dimensions for uploading the signature and photograph are given below.

Photo size20-50 KB
Signature size10-20 KB

Step 3: Filling the application form

  • Fill the basic details
  • Enter date of birth, gender, father’s name or mother’s name, address, etc.
  • Enter the educational qualification and work experience details.

Step 4: Fee payment

Pay the application fee through the online payment gateway such as SBI Challan/BHIM UPI/Net Banking or by using Visa/Mastercard/Maestro credit/RuPay debit card within the stipulated time.

SSC Recruitment – Selection Process

SSC CGL

SSC CGL exam is conducted in four tiers. 

The first two tiers of the exam are conducted in online mode as computer-based tests (CBT).

SSC CGL tier-III is held in offline mode as a pen-and-paper test. 

Tier-IV is a computer proficiency test/data entry skill test (if applicable)/document verification.

The Details regarding the SSC CGL Exam is tabulated below:

ParticularsSSC CGL Exam Highlights
Number of tiers4
Exam modeTier-I: Online Tier-II: OnlineTier-III: OfflineTier-IV: Computer proficiency test/skill test/document verification
Number of papers/sectionsTier-I: 4 sections (English Intelligence & Reasoning, General Awareness, Quantitative Aptitude, English Comprehension)Tier-II: 4 papers (Quantitative Abilities, English Language and Comprehension, Statistics, General Studies)Tier-III: 1 paper (descriptive paper in English or Hindi)
Exam durationTier-I: 60 minutesTier-II: 120 minutes for each paperTier-III: 60 minutes
Number of questionsTier-I: 100Tier-II: 500Tier-III: 1
Type of questionsTier-I: MCQsTier-II: MCQsTier-III: Descriptive
Total marksTier-I: 200Tier-II: 800Tier-III: 100
Language of paperTier-I: English and HindiTier-II: English and HindiTier-III: English and Hindi 

In SSC CGL Tier I Exam One mark is awarded for every correct answer and  0.50 mark is deducted for each wrong answer in the exam.

In SSC CGL Tier II Exam the marking scheme differs according to the sections which is as provided below:

SSC CGL Tier-II PapersMarks Awarded per QuestionNegative Marking
I2 marks0.50 marks
II1 marks0.25 marks
III2 marks0.50 marks
IV2 marks0.50 marks

SSC CHSL

Staff Selection Commission-Combined Higher Secondary Level (SSC CHSL) is conducted in three tiers. 

SSC CHSL tier-I is a Computer-Based Test (CBT) that contains multiple-choice questions (MCQs).

SSC CHSL tier-II is a pen-and-paper based exam containing descriptive questions. 

SSC CHSL tier-III is a typing/skill test conducted on a computer as per the post applied by a candidate.

The Details regarding the SSC CHSL Exam is tabulated below:

ParticularsSSC CHSL Tier-I Exam HighlightsSSC CHSL Tier-II Exam Highlights
Exam modeOnline (computer-based test)Offline (pen-and-paper based test)
Number of sections & subjects4 (English Language, General Intelligence, Quantitative Aptitude and General Awareness)2 (Essay and Letter/Application)
Exam duration1 hour (60 minutes)1 hour (60 minutes)
Number of questions1002
Type of questionsMCQs; 4 options with 1 correct optionDescriptive questions
Total marks200100
Language of paperEnglish and Hindi English and Hindi  

In SSC CHSL Tier I Exam, Two marks are awarded for each correct answer and  0.50 marks are deducted for each incorrect answer. 

In SSC CHSL Tier II Exam, the Essay writing has a word limit of 200-250 words and Letter Writing has a word limit of 150-200 words.

SSC JE

Staff Selection Commission Junior Engineer (SSC JE) is conducted for recruitment of Junior Engineers (JEs) in various branches of Engineering including Civil, Electrical, Mechanical and Quantity Surveying & Contracts.

The Exam pattern details is as tabulated below:

ParticularsSSC JE Paper-I HighlightsSSC JE Paper-II Highlights
Exam modeOnline (computer-based test)Offline (pen-and-paper based test)
Number of sections & subjects3 [General Intelligence & Reasoning, General Awareness and General Engineering (Civil & Structural/Electrical/Mechanical)]1 General Engineering (Civil & Structural/Electrical/Mechanical)
Type of questionsMCQs; 4 options with 1 correct optionDescriptive questions
Exam duration2 hours (120 minutes)2 hours (120 minutes)
Number of questions200NA
Total marks200300
Language of paperEnglish and Hindi English and Hindi  

In SSC JE Paper I, One mark is awarded for each correct answer and 0.25 mark is deducted for every incorrect answer.

SSC GD Constable

The SSC GD Constable Exam has two phases where one is the computer based test and other is the Physical Efficiency Test (PET) / PST Test.

The CBT paper of SSC GD Constable will consist of one objective type paper of 100 marks. The test will have a total 100 questions. The language of the question paper will be in English and Hindi. The duration of the test is 90 minutes. 

SectionsNumber of questionsMaximum marks
Part A – General Intelligence and Reasoning2525
Part B – General Knowledge and General Awareness2525
Part C – Elementary Mathematics2525
Part D- English/Hindi2525

Physical Efficiency Test (PET)

 For Male candidatesFor Female candidates
Race5 Kms in 24 minutes1.6 Kms in 8 ½ minutes

For candidates of Ladakh Region

 For Male candidatesFor Female candidates
Race1 Mile in 6 ½ minutes800 metres in 4 minutes

SSC Recruitment Admit Card

SSC admit cards are released on the official regional websites of Staff Selection Commission around two weeks prior to the commencement of the exam. 

The candidates can download SSC admit card (also known as hall ticket) for their respective exams by using details such as registration number, roll number, date of birth and password.

Steps To Download SSC 2020 Admit Card 

To download SSC 2020 Admit Card, follow the below provided steps:

Step 1: Visit the official website of SSC  ssc.nic.in

Step 2: Click on the Admit Card tab at the top of the page

Step 3: Click on the respective SSC regional website link

Step 4: Click on the SSC admit card link

Step 5: Enter the required login credentials

Step 6: Click on Submit

Step 7: Download and print the SSC admit card

The SSC 2020 Admit Card consists of details such as – Candidate’s name, Photograph, Signature, Correspondence address, Roll number, Registration number, Date of exam, Venue of exam, Reporting time, General instructions, etc.

Candidates are advised to take the printed copy of the SSC admit card along with one photo-identity proof to the exam centre. Also, candidates need to carry both original and photocopy of the photo-ID proof.

In case of any discrepancies, the candidate should inform the examination authority by sending email.

SSC Exam Results

The Staff selection Commission will declare SSC results on its official website. The results will be declared in the form of merit lists in PDF format. The SSC merit lists will contain names and roll numbers of candidates who will qualify the respective exams. 

Candidates can check SSC result for their respective exam by clicking on the result link on the official website.

Steps To Check SSC 2020 Result 

To check SSC 2020 Result, follow the below provided steps:

Step 1: Visit the official website of SSC ssc.nic.in

Step 2: Click on the Result tab present at the top of the page

Step 3: Click on the exam name for which result needs to be seen

Step 4: Click on the result link

Step 5: Find your name and roll number in the SSC merit list

After the completion of all tiers/papers of an SSC exam the commission declares the final SSC result. 

All candidates whose names appear in the final SSC merit list then need to appear for the document verification round. 

Once the document verification round is over, all shortlisted candidates are allotted posts (as per the applied exam) in different ministries/departments/organisations of Government of India.    

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Q: Which are the most popular SSC exams?

A: All the SSC exams are popular in their respective ways, but the most popular exams among them include SSC CGL and SSC CHSL.

Q: How many times are SSC exams conducted in a year?

A: SSC exam such as CGL, CHSL and JE is conducted once a year for each tier/paper.

Q: Are SSC notifications 2020 out?

A: SSC notifications 2020-21 were postponed due to COVID-19  for a majority of the exams. However, the revised schedule has been released. 

Q: Where can I download the SSC admit card?

A: You can download the SSC admit card for your respective exam from the official regional websites of Staff Selection Commission.

Q: I am not able to download the SSC admit card. What should I do?

A: You should contact the SSC authorities immediately with the proof of having submitted the application form.

Q: When will the next SSC CGL notification be out?

A: The SSC CGL 2020-21 notification will be released on the official website on December 21, 2020. 

Q: When will the SSC CGL 2021 exam be conducted?

A: The SSC CGL 2021 exam for tier-I will be conducted from May 29 to June 7.

Q: What is the application fee for the SSC CGL exam?

A: The SSC CGL application fee is Rs 100. However, women candidates of all categories and reserved category candidates are exempted from paying the application fee.

Q: For which posts is SSC CGL exam conducted?

A: SSC CGL exam is conducted for various Group-B and -C posts available in different ministries/departments/organisations of the Government of India.

Q: How many SSC CGL vacancies are released every year?

A: SSC CGL exam is conducted for about 10,000 vacancies every year. For SSC CGL 2019-20 exam, total 9,488 vacancies had been released by the commission.

Q: Is SSC result for all categories same?

A: No, the commission releases category-wise SSC results for all candidates.

Q: Does SSC release ranks of candidates?

A: The SSC ranks of candidates are released in only a few exams such as CHSL and CGL. For other exams such as SSC Stenographer and SSC JE, ranks of candidates are not released by the commission.  

Q: Can I get my SSC marks re-evaluated?

A: No, there is no procedure for getting SSC marks/score re-evaluated.

Q: What is the process after the declaration of the SSC result?

A: After the declaration of the SSC result, candidates have to appear for the next stage/tier of the exam. Once SSC results for all stages/tiers are declared, shortlisted candidates are allotted their respective posts in different departments of the Government of India.

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