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Staff Selection Commission – SSC

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Staff Selection Commission – SSC

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Staff Selection Commission (SSC) is an organization under Government of India to recruit staff for various posts in the various Ministries, Departments and Subordinate Offices. Founded in the year 1977. Staff selection commission conducts all India entrance examination to recruit the different posts in all over India. Every year SSC conducts the SSC Combined Graduate Level Examination for recruiting non-gazetted officers to various government jobs.


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Headquarters of Staff Selection Commission:

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,
  • Chandigarh


Each Regional office is headed by a Regional Director and each Sub-Regional office is headed by a Deputy Director.


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History of Staff Selection Commission (SSC):

The Estimates committee in the Parliament recommended the setting up of a Service Selection Commission in its 47th report (1967–68) for conducting examinations to recruit lower categories of posts. Later, in the Department of Personnel and Administrative Reforms,

  • on 4 November 1975 Government of India constituted a commission called Subordinate Service Commission.

  • On 26 September 1977, Subordinate Services Commission was renamed as Staff Selection Commission.

  • The functions of Staff Selection Commission were redefined by The Government of India through Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions on 21 May 1999.

  • Then the new constitution and functions of Staff Selection Commission came into effect from 1 June 1999.


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Staff Selection Commission (SSC) Recruitment – Positions:

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

  • SSC Combined Graduate Level Examination (SSC CGL)
  • SSC Combined Higher Secondary Level Exam (SSC CHSL)
  • Junior Engineer
  • Hindi Translator
  • SSC GD Constable
  • SSC Multitasking
  • Scientific Assistant Post
  • Selection Post
  • Central Police Organization
  • Stenographer