SSC: Staff Selection Commission

SSC stands for Staff Selection Commission, is an Indian organization which recruits staffs for various posts in the various Ministries and Departments of the Government of India. It also recruits for subordinates offices. The commission is headed by a chairman and there are two members and a Secretary-cum-Controller of Examinations to assist the Chairman. It is headquartered at New Delhi, India. i

The Staff Service Commission conducts competitive examinations to recruit various services and posts. There are more than 20 types of jobs varies from group B to group C. Eligibility criteria is graduation in any stream from a recognized university to apply for an SSC examination. Physical fitness and measurement are also required for some posts like the Sub-Inspector and Narcotics department.i

Some of the Major Functions of SSC:
To conduct recruitment for the Group "B" posts in the Ministries/ Departments of the Govt. of India and their subordinate offices and for all non-technical Group "C" posts in the Ministries or Departments of Govt. of India and their subordinate offices To conduct exams and interviews for the posts within its purview To conduct departmental exams related to promotion from a lower division to upper divisions To conduct periodical typewriting tests in Hindi and English To perform other functions entrusted to it by the Central Govt. from time to time i

Staff Selection Commission conducts multiple exams each year. Following are the list of government exams conducted by SSC.

6. SSC GD Constable

1. SSC CGL(Combined Graduate Level)

Staff Selection Commission (SSC) conducts the Combined Graduate Level examination (CGL) to recruit candidates for Group B and C posts in various ministries/ departments/ organizations.

Some of the posts for which candidates are recruited on the basis of SSC CGL exam are:

A. Assistant Section Officer
B. Assistant
C. Auditor
D. Sub-Inspector
E. Junior Accountant
F. Tax Assistant
G. Assistant Account Officer
H. Assistant Audit Officer
I. Assistant Account Officer
J. Inspector of Preventive Officer
K. Assistant Audit Officer
L. Inspector of Central Excise
M. Inspector(Examiner)
N. Assistant Enforcement Officer
O. Assistant Section Officer
P. Inspector of Income Tax UDC (Upper Division Clerk)
2. SSC CHSL (Combined Higher Secondary Level) (10+2) Examination

The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) carries out the Combined Higher Secondary Level (CHSL, 10+2) Exam to recruit persons at various posts like: Postal Assistants/Sorting Assistants(PA/SA) Data Entry Operator (DEO). SSC CHSL examination is conducted for following job profiles:

I. Data Entry Operator (DEO)
II. Lower Division Clerk (ldc)
III. Postal Assistant / Sorting Assistant
IV. Court Clerk

3. SSC CPO (Central Police Organisation)

Every year SSC releases the notification of Central Police Organisation (CPO) vacancies for the post of sub-inspector and Assistant Sub-Inspector. SSC CPO Which stands for Staff Selection Commission Central Police Organisation.
List of Posts under SSC CPO
I. SI in Delhi Police
II. Sub-Inspector in Border Security Force (BSF)
III. SI in CISF (Central Industrial Security Force)
IV. SI in Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF)
V. Sub-Inspector in Indo-Tibetan Border Police Force (ITBPF)
VI. SI in SSB (Sashastra Seema Bal)
VII. Assistant Sub-Inspector (ASI) in Central Industrial Security Force (CISF)
4. SSC FCI (Food Corporation of India)
SSC FCI stands for Staff Selection Commission Food Corporation of India. The Food Corporation of India(FCI) is a government organization that is responsible for the supply of food grains all over the country. The Staff Selection Commission conducts a national level recruitment exam for various posts in various departments under the Government of India. Like any other government department, in FCI also.

List of Posts under SSC CPO

I. J.E. (CivilEngineering)
II. J.E. (ElectricalMechanical)
III. Steno. Grade- II
IV. AG-II (Hindi)
V. Typist (Hindi)
VI. AG-III (General)
VII. AG-III (Accounts)
VIII. AG-III (Technical)
IX. AG-III (Depot)
5. SSC JE (Junior Engineers) Staff Selection Commission (SSC) conducts the annual examination for recruitment of Junior Engineers (JE) Group-’B’ posts in Civil, Mechanical, Electrical, Quantity Surveying and Contract domain.

Some of the posts for which candidates are recruited on the basis of SSC JE exam are:

I. JE (Civil), Central Water Commission
II. JE (Mechanical), Central Water Commission
III. JE (Civil), CPWD
IV. JE (Electrical), CPWD
V. JE (Civil), Department of Post
VI. JE (Civil), Military Engineering Service
VII. JE (Electrical and Mechanical), Military Engineering Service
VIII. JE (Quality Surveying and Contract), Military Engineering Service.

6. SSC GD constable

SSC GD (General Duty) Constable Exam is one of those exams which are conducted by Staff Selection Commission (SSC). Candidates who are willing to work under police forces can apply for this exam.
Post for SSC GD

BSF (Border Security Force):- SSC GD (General Duty) Constable Exam is one of those exams which are conducted by Staff Selection Commission (SSC). Candidates who are willing to work under police forces can apply for this exam.
BSF (Border Security Force):- Border Security Force is one of those posts, which ensures the security of the primary border of India. BSF is Union Government Agency referred by Central Armed Police Force (CAPF). It has own cadre of an officer but is headed by the Indian Police Service.BSF provides the security of people who are living in border areas. BSF handle illegal activities such as unauthorized entry of terrorist on the border.
CISF (Central Industrial Security Force):- As per the name, Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) provides the security of Government Industrial Areas. CISF is the Central Armed Police Force in India, whose headquarter is located in New Delhi.
CRPF (Central Reserve Police Force):- It is one of the oldest Central Para Military Forces that provide internal security to every part of India. CRPF ensures the free and fair election of parliament or assembly around the country.
SSB (Sashastra Seema Bal):- Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) also known as Special Service Bureau that was set up to counter an act of aggression by the People's Liberation Army which provides armed support for the Research and Analysis Wing (RAW), India's Foreign Intelligence Agency as the primary task.
ITBP (Indo Tibetan Border Police):- Indo Tibetan Border Police is a multi-dimensional force which is located on border guarding duties from Karakorum Pass in Ladakh to Jachep La in Arunachal Pradesh covering 3488 Km of Indo -China Border. ITBP is basically a Mountain Trained Force in which most of the officers are professionally trained Mountaineers and Skiers. Rifleman in Assam RiflesIt ensures the security of Indo-China and Indo-Myanmar border during peace and proxy war. The present day, Assam Rifles can trace its origins back to a paramilitary force known as Cachar Levy that was established by the British In Assam region.
NIA (National Investigation Agency):- National Investigation Agency is a Central Agency which provides the security from terror-related crime across the state without special permission from the states. It was established by Government of India to acts as the Central Counter-Terrorism Law Enforcement Agency.
SSF (Special Security Force):- It is a Bangladeshi Law Enforcement Agency that provides protection to Government officials and Foreign Dignitaries. SSF provides physical security to the President and Prime Minister of Bangladesh, and any VIP persons by the Government of Bangladesh.

7. SSC MTS Multitasking Staff
SSC MTS exam is one of the most participated exams in India for 10th (matriculation) passed students.SSC Conducts this exam to fill up vacancies in various multitasking posts in Government Departments/Ministries/Offices in different States and Union Territories of India.
1. Designation of SSC MTS
Peon, Dafatry, Jamadar, Farash, Chowkidar, Safaiwala, Mali, Junior Gestetner Operator etc.
2. Nature of Job in SSC MTS
The Following responsibilities & duties come under the SSC MTS Jobs:
I. General cleanliness and upkeep of the Section/Unit.
II. Carrying of files and papers within the building.
III. Physical maintenance of records of the Section.
IV. Photocopying, sending fax, etc.
V. Other non-clerical work in the Section/Unit.
VI. Assisting in routine office work like the diary, dispatch, etc
VII. Assisting on the computer.
VIII.Cleaning of rooms and dusting of furniture etc.
IX. Delivering of Dak (outside the building).
X. Watch and ward duties.
XI. Opening and closing of rooms.
XII. Cleaning of the building, fixtures, etc
. XIII. Work related to his ITI qualifications, if it exists.
XIV. Driving of vehicles, if in possession of a valid driving license.
XV. Upkeep of lawns, parks, potted plants, etc.
XVI. Any other work assigned by the superior authority
Staff Selection Commission (SSC) conducts the annual examination for recruitment of Stenographer Grade “C” (Group B- Non-Gazetted) and Stenographer Grade “D” (Group C- Non-Gazetted) in various government departments.To be eligible for the posts, one needs to have passed the 12th standard examination along with stenography skills.
The duties and responsibilities of a Stenographer in various Ministries/ Government Departments are stated below: Speech Writing:
Mainly, a Stenographer has to write the official speeches & declaration for the senior officers of the department. A stenographer will be assigned to a senior officer and any speech given by that officer has to be noted down by the assigned Stenographer.
Press Conference Briefings:
Under this profile, a stenographer is asked to attend the press conferences along with a Minister or a Senior Officer so that he or she can record the statements of the persons in the conference. A stenographer needs to help its department in making and issuing a press release on the same subject matter discussed in the conference.
Assisting the Minister or Officer:
A stenographer assigned to a particular officer or a minister needs to assist him/her in writing speeches and declarations for the Ministry Offices. Most of the time, stenographers have good knowledge on these matters more than anybody else due to their constant involvement in the proceedings.
Helping in Public Relations: Another important role of a stenographer is to make notes on a daily basis. These notes are about various governmental departments and their stands on issues. This information needs to reach the public. So, the Public Relations Officer of a government department is benefitted the most by the stenographer because these officers require information to be disseminated to the public on a regular basis.
Staff Selection Commission conducts Junior Hindi Translators (in Subordinate Offices) and Hindi Pradhyapak (Central Hindi Training Institute) etc Examination.
Some of the posts for which candidates are recruited on the basis of SSC JR Translator exam are:
1. Junior Translator (CSOLS) 2. Junior Translator (Rail Board) 3. Junior Translator (AFHQ) 4. Junior Translator/Junior Hindi Translator 5. Senior Hindi Translator 6. Hindi Pradhyapak
10. SSC IMD (Indian Meteorological Department)
The SSC Scientific Assistants Exam take place in the month of November every year. Through this recruitment drive staff selection commission fills vacancies in Indian Meteorological Department (IMD). The Scientific Assistant in India Meteorological Department carries an All India Service Liability (AISL) which means that the candidates who will qualify in the Final list can be asked to serve anywhere in the country.

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