BY : Kampuzz Team

Date : 07-05-2015

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What is SSC Exam?

SSC stands for staff selection commission. Staff Selection Commission (SSC) is an Indian organization which conducts exam for the posts in all the ministries and various departments government of India such as excise, income tax, bureau of investigation, UDC, LDC, and for Stenographer, Income Tax Officer, Sub-Inspectors in Central Police Organizations (CRPF, BSF, CISF, ITBP, SSB) and many SSC generally conducts exam for most B and C grade government.  Direct interviews are held for some posts, called Selection Posts, after inviting the applications with the help of advertisements. Some posts are Statistical Assistant, Store Keeper, junior and senior Computers, Information Assistant, etc.

Scheme of examinations


The Staff Selection Commission offers various Combined Graduate Level (CGL) Examinations every year for various posts and the qualification for SSC CGL is graduation and Combined Matric Level (CML). Examinations for various posts and the qualification for Combined Matric Level Exams is High School. In these exams candidate needs to qualify prelims examination after that only prelims qualified candidates are required to appear for the Mains. Candidates qualifying in the Mains have to appear for an Interview. Those qualifying in the Matric Level Main Exam are required to pass a Skill test (typing or stenography). Some exams such as the Section Officers, Investigators etc. are held separately and no prelims are held for them.

Age limits and age relaxations


The age limit is different for different posts. Apparently, the age limit is 18 to 27 years. The age concession in the upper age limit for SCs, STs is 5 years, for OBCs it is 3 years and for physically handicapped candidates it is 10 years. For widows, divorced women and judicially separated women, the age limit is 35 years for UR category; 40 years for SC and ST women and 38 years for OBC women. There is no relaxation for General candidates.