SSC Exams 2023 - Upcoming SSC Exams

The SSC Exams stand for Staff Selection Commission exams. are conducted to recruit staff to various posts in ministries, departments and organizations of the Government of India. This article will give a general overview of all Staff Selection Commission exams such as the SSC CGL, SSC CHSL, SSC JE, SSC GD, SSC CPO, SSC MTS and SSC Stenographer exam.

The Commission has announced new dates for the release of notifications for various SSC examinations 2023-24. The examination dates for SSC CGL, SSC CHSL,  SSC CPO etc. are updated on the exam date page. Aspirants of SSC exams can go through a detailed schedule of SSC exams 2023 and SSC 2024 on SSC Exam Calendar page.  Also, download the PDF of the SSC exam schedule released by the commission.

SSC Exam Calendar 2023-24 Download PDF Here

The full form of SSC is Staff Selection Commission. Established in 1975, it has been instrumental in selecting staff for various Group B and Group C posts.

The relevant information related to Staff Selection Commission exams – SSC 2022 like Exam Calendar for upcoming Exams, notification, eligibility criteria, exam pattern(s) and syllabus is mentioned below.

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SSC Exam 2023

The Staff Selection Commission has released an updated SSC Exam calendar 2022-23 on July 6th 2022. Given below are the highlights of the SSC exam calendar uploaded by the commission –

SSC Exams 2023
SSC Exam Names SSC Exam Notification Date SSC Exam Date
Combined Graduate Level Examination, 2023 April 1, 2023 June – July 2023
Combined Higher Secondary (10+2) Level Examination, 2023 May 9, 2023 July – August 2023
Multi Tasking (Non-Technical) Staff Examination, 2023 June 14, 2023 August – September 2023
Sub-Inspector in Delhi Police and Central Armed Police Forces Examination, 2023  July 20, 2023 Paper I Exam Date – October 2023
Junior Engineer (Civil, Mechanical, Electrical and Quantity Surveying & Contracts) Examination, 2023 July 26, 2023 Paper-I Exam Date – October 2023
Stenographer Grade ‘C’ & ‘D’ Examination, 2023 August 02, 2023 CBE* Exam Date –  October-November 2023
Constables (GD) in Central Armed Police Forces (CAPFs), NIA, SSF and Rifleman (GD) in Assam Rifles Examination, 2022 October 27, 2022 CBE* Exam Date –  10 January to 14 February 2023

Candidates can check the mock tests given below to prepare as per the SSC exam pattern, marking scheme:

Recruitment under the Staff Service Commission to become more convenient with the approval of Union Cabinet for setting up the National Recruitment Agency. NRA will soon be responsible for conducting a Common Eligibility Test (CET) for SSC, RRB and IBPS  Non-Technical and Non-Gazetted posts.

Government exam aspirants must read on to know more about the National Recruitment Agency at the linked article.


The SSC CGL is one of the most sought after Staff Selection Commission exams conducted annually to recruit candidates for various Group B and Group C posts. The recruitment is done in various departments, ministries and organizations of the Central Government.

The notification for SSC CGL 2023 will be released on April 1, 2023 by the commission. The tentative exam dates for the same are as follows:

SSC CGL Exam 2023
Events SSC Exam CGL 2023
SSC CGL Notification 2023 Date April 1, 2023
SSC CGL Tier I Exam  June – July 2023
SSC CGL Tier 1 Answer Key  Yet to be announced
SSC CGL Tier II exam Yet to be announced
SSC CGL Tier III exam Yet to be announced
SSC CGL 2021 Tier IV exam Yet to be announced

Candidates can check the detailed SSC CGL Notification 2023 on the linked page.

Candidates willing to appear for SSC Exam 2023 for different SSC CGL post can check the following links for relevant information:

Candidates preparing for SSC CGL exam 2023 are advised to go through SSC CGL Previous Year papers to get an idea of the scope and difficulty level of the exam.

Exam Pattern of SSC CGL Tier,1,2,3 and 4

  1. Tier – 1 will take place in multiple slots via computer mode, with objective type questions.
  2. Tier – 2 will comprise two papers – Quantitative Aptitude and English of about 200 marks
  3. Tier – 3 is a descriptive type exam that is designed to test the written skills of candidates in the Hindi/English language.
  4. Tier – 4 is conducted exclusively for the post of Assistant Audit Officer.

SSC CGL Eligibility

Qualification :

  • Bachelor’s Degree in any subject with at least 60 % Marks in Mathematics in 12th standard Or
  • Bachelor’s Degree in any subject with Statistics as one of the core subjects.

Age Limit

SSC has increased the age limit for SSC CGL Recruitment, though the age varies for different posts. The minimum age limit defined for SSC CGL is 27 years and the maximum is 32 years.

The table below gives Post Wise Age Limit:

Department Age Limit Posts
CSS 20 – 30 years Assistant Section Officer
Intelligence Bureau Not exceeding 30 Years Assistant Section Officer
Directorate of Enforcement, Department of Revenue Not exceeding 30 Years Assistant Enforcement Officer
M/o of Statistics & Prog. Implementation Up to 32 years Junior Statistical Officer
NIA Up to 30 years Sub Inspector
CBI 20-30 years Sub Inspector
Narcotics 18-25 years Sub Inspector
CBEC 20-27 years Tax Assistant
Other departments 18-27 years All other posts

Registration for SSC CGL 

The application form for SSC CGL will be made available on the official website. Candidates can fill the application form in online mode only by visiting the official portal (different for different regions) of SSC.

  • Candidates need to register by entering his/her email ID, phone number and password,
  • An SSC registration number will be issued,
  • Use the given registration number and password to log in,
  • Fill the detailed application form and upload scanned photographs and signatures as per the dimensions specified in the JPEG format.

Candidates would be selected through a 4-tier selection process of SSC CGL, in which the fourth tier would be of qualifying nature only.

  • Tier 1 comprises about 100 MCQs based on the general aptitude to be done within an hour.
  • Tier 2 is a descriptive test comprising two papers of Mathematics and English with each being of 200 marks and 2 hours duration.
  • Tier 3 would be a subjective exam of 1-hour. Tier 4 would be a typing test/computer proficiency test.
Mode of Examination SSC Online (Except tier – 3)
Number of Questions 100 (In Tier 1 and Mathematics Tier -2), 200 (English Tier 2)
Maximum Marks 200 in Tier 1, 400 in Tier 2, 100 in Tier 3
Duration 1 hour (Tier 1), 2 Hours (Tier 2), I Hour (Tier 3)
Sections 4 (In Tier 1)

SSC Syllabus for CGL

The tier-wise SSC syllabus for the examination is given below:

Tier I SSC Syllabus for CGL

The major sections asked in SSC CGL Preliminary Exam are General Awareness, Reasoning, Quantitative Aptitude And English Language.

Tier II SSC Syllabus for CGL

Mains Exam will be conducted online and is an objective multiple-choice exam.

The major sections in Mains Exam are Quantitative Aptitude, English Language and Comprehension, Statistics, General Studies (Finance and Economics).

Online Quiz 2023

Tier III SSC Syllabus for CGL

  • Tier – III of SSC CGL exam is a descriptive exam to test the writing skills of the candidates in English/Hindi.
  • The mode of examination is offline and students are required to write essays, precision writing, application, letter, etc.
  • The exam carries 100 marks and the time allotted for the same is 60 minutes.
  • The time allotted for candidates belonging to PWD category is increased to 80 minutes.
  • Tier – III paper is given by specific candidates who are interested only for the post of “Statistical Investigator Grade-II” & “Compiler”.

SSC CGL Tier IV Syllabus

Tier – IV examination comprises a couple of skill sets required for certain Government Posts all over the country.

  • DEST (Data Entry Speed Test): For the post of Tax Assistant (Central Excise and Income Tax), Dest Exam through SSC CGL exam is conducted to check the typing speed of the candidate.

The candidatures are given an article in English which they have to type on the designated computer. A candidate is required to type 2000 words in 15 minutes

  • CPT (Computer Proficiency Test): Word Processing, Spreadsheets, and Generations of slides are three modules that are important for this exam and the commission demands a candidate to be proficient in it for the post of CSS, MEA, Inspector (Central Excise), Inspector (Preventive Officer), Inspector (Examiner).

For detailed information on SSC CGL Syllabus, refer to the linked article.

SSC CGL Result 

The result for SSC CGL for 2023 will be declared separately for each stage once the exam is conducted successfully.

Result for SSC CGL will be published on the SSC official website( Candidates would be required to login to the SSC online portal to check their results.

The results would be compiled in a post-wise and marks-wise manner, with the candidate scoring highest marks overall being credited with All India Rank (AIR).


The SSC General Duty – GD Exam is conducted by the Staff Selection Commission.

The SSC GD Exam is conducted to appoint candidates who can fill the various posts available in paramilitary organizations such as BSF, CRPF, CISF, ITBP, SSB, NIA, SSF and Rifleman in Assam Rifles.

SSC GD Recruitment

GD recruitment 2023 will commence with the release of the official SSC GD Notification to select candidates for the post of constable in BSF, CRPF, CISF, ITBP, SSF, SSB, NIA and riflemen. Candidates are advised to visit the official SSC page regularly to remain updated about the upcoming SSC GD Notification, eligibility criteria, SSC syllabus and SSC exam dates of GD Exam.

The entire recruitment process of SSC GD is conducted in four stages: Physical Standard Test (PST), Physical Efficiency Test (PET), computer-based test and lastly the medical test.

SSC GD Notification 

The commission has released the last General Duty Constable notice on October 27, 2022. The SSC GD 2022-23 exam was conducted from 10 January to 14 February 2023. The SSC GD PST/PET exam is going to be conducted from 15th April 2023 onwards as announced by the commission.

SSC GD Exam Dates

The below table includes the SSC GD Constable Exam 2021 Details and Important Dates:

SSC GD Notification 2022 27th October 2022
SSC GD Exam Date 10th January to 14th February 2023
SSC GD Result  March 2023
SSC GD Exam 2022 Final Result Yet to be released

For further details on SSC GD Exam Date, please check the given link.

SSC GD Vacancy

SSC GD 2023 vacancies are yet to be released. 25271 vacancies are announced for GD 2021 exam recruitment as per the official notification.

Initially, SSC has introduced 54,953 vacancies for the recruitment of constables through SSC GD 2018-2019 Exam, now which has been increased up to 58373 vacancies.

SSC GD Selection Process

SSC GD Exam is conducted in three stages. Upon qualification in all three phases, you will be recruited for various posts like Constable General Duty in BSF, SSB, CRPF, NIA, CISF, SSF, ITBP, Rifleman in Assam Rifles.

These phases are mentioned below:

Stage 1: – Written Exam (Objective type)

Stage 2: – Physical Standard Test/ Physical Efficiency Test

Stage 3: – Medical Test

Candidates willing to appear for SSC Exam 2022 for the General Duty Constable post can check the following links for relevant information:

SSC GD Written Exam Pattern

The first phase of SSC GD Exam will be the Objective Type Written Exam, The SSC GD Written Exam will be conducted through online mode only.

To compete in the SSC GD Physical Test, one must qualify for the written test first.

The SSC GD Exam Pattern for written exams is as follows:

Part Subject No. Of


Maximum Marks Time Duration
A General Intelligence &


25 25 120 Minutes


B General Knowledge & General Awareness 25 25
C Elementary Mathematics 25 25
D English/Hindi 25 25
Total 100 100 100

Each question carries 1 mark and time duration for the exam will be 2 hours (120 minutes). Matriculation level questions will be asked in the Exam. SSC Online examination will be conducted in English and Hindi Language.

Physical Standard Test/ Physical Efficiency Test Pattern

The Physical Test of SSC GD is a very important phase for those candidates who want to apply for this exam. All candidates will have to undergo a physical endurance & measurement test. The SSC GD PST/PET exam is going to be conducted from 15th April 2023 onwards as announced by the commission.

The Physical test doesn’t carry any marks but it is mandatory to clear the test. If you fail in the physical test then you won’t be able to clear the SSC GD Exam.

SSC GD Physical Standard for Male Candidates

  • Height – 170 cm.
  • Chest – 81 (Unexpanded), 85 (Expanded)
  • Race – 5 km in 24 minutes.
  • Long Jump – 14 feet (In three chances)
  • High Jump – 3’9’’ (In three chances)

SSC GD Physical Standards for Female Candidates

  • Height – 157 cm.
  • Chest – There is no chest measurement for female candidates.
  • Race – 1600 meters in 8.30 minutes.
  • Long Jump – 10 feet (In three chances)
  • High Jump – 3’ (In three chances)

SSC GD Syllabus for Written Exam

The SSC GD Syllabus is a very important element for all those who are preparing for SSC GD because if you know the complete syllabus then you can eliminate wasteful hours and fully focus on any weak areas that might be there.

The SSC GD Syllabus is mentioned below:

SSC Syllabus for General Intelligence & Reasoning

  • Analogies
  • Similarities and Differences
  • Spatial Visualization
  • Spatial Orientation
  • Visual Memory
  • Discrimination
  • Observation
  • Relationship Concepts
  • Arithmetical Reasoning and Figural Classification
  • Arithmetic Number Series
  • Non-Verbal Series
  • Coding and Decoding

SSC Syllabus for General Knowledge and General Awareness

  • Sports
  • History
  • Culture
  • Geography
  • Economic Scene
  • General Polity
  • Indian Constitution
  • Scientific Research

SSC Syllabus for Elementary Mathematics

  • Number Systems
  • Computation of Whole Numbers
  • Decimals and Fractions and relationship between Numbers
  • Fundamental arithmetical operations
  • Percentages
  • Ratio and Proportion
  • Averages
  • Interest
  • Profit and Loss
  • Discount
  • Mensuration
  • Time and Distance
  • Ratio and Time
  • Time and Work

SSC Syllabus for English Comprehension

  • Spot the Error
  • Fill in the Blanks
  • Synonyms/Homonyms
  • Antonyms
  • Spellings/Detecting Mis-spelt words
  • Idioms & Phrases
  • One Word Substitution
  • Improvement of Sentences
  • Active/Passive Voice of Verbs
  • Conversion into Direct/Indirect narration
  • Shuffling of Sentence parts
  • Shuffling of Sentences in a passage
  • Cloze Passage
  • Comprehension Passage

SSC GD Admit Card

The Admit Card for SSC GD will be released after the application process for the same has been completed.

Candidates are requested to visit the SSC official website, to download the SSC GD Admit Card.

Check detailed information on SSC GD Admit Card in the linked page.


The SSC conducts the Combined Higher Secondary Level (CHSL) exam every year for recruitment in various Ministries/Departments and organizations of the Government of India.

The various posts under the SSC CHSL Exam:

  • Postal Assistants/Sorting Assistants (PA/SA)
  • Data Entry Operator (DEO)
  • Lower Divisional Clerk (LDC)
  • Court Clerk

Candidates willing to appear for SSC exam for CHSL post can check details regarding SSC CHSL Apply Online in the given link.

Notification for CHSL 2023 Exam

SSC CHSL exam notification for 2023 recruitment will be released by the Staff selection commission on on May 9, 2023. The SSC has released the SSC CHSL notification for the post of Lower Divisional Clerk (LDC)/ Junior Secretariat Assistant (JSA), Postal Assistant/ Sorting Assistant (PA/SA) and Data Entry Operator (DEO).

The staff Selection Commission has released SSC CHSL 2023 Notification PDF for around 4500 vacancies along with the revised selection process and exam date. SSC CHSL Tier I was held from 9th March to 21st March 2023. SSC CHSL Tier 2 Exam 2022 will be held on 26th June 2023 for the candidates who qualify for SSC CHSL Tier 1 Exam.

The following table gives brief information about the SSC CHSL Exam 2023.

Exam Events Important Dates 
SSC CHSL 2023 Notification/Advertisement Date 9th May 2023
SSC CHSL 2023 Tier I exam July – August 2023
SSC CHSL 2023 Tier II exam To be notified
SSC CHSL 2023 Tier III exam To be notified

The following table highlight the important information about the SSC CHSL 2020.

SSC CHSL 2020 
SSC CHSL Notification 6th November 2020
SSC CHSL 2020 Tier I Exam 21st May to 22nd May 2021 for candidates who opted for West Bengal Exam Centers

4th August to 12th August 2021 (Revised Dates)

SSC CHSL Tier-II Exam 9th January 2022
SSC CHSL Tier III Exam 1st July 2022

Candidates can go through SSC CHSL Exam Date for detailed information on year-wise dates and exam events of SSC Exam for CHSL post.

SSC CHSL Exam Pattern:

The SSC CHSL Exam Pattern is usually published on the SSC official notification.

The SSC CHSL exam is held via three tiers mentioned below:

  1. Tier 1: It is Computer – Based Written Exam (Objective Type)
  2. Tier 2: Written Exam (Descriptive Paper)
  3. Tier 3: Typing Test/Skill Test.
Section Subject No of Questions Max Marks Exam Duration
1 General Intelligence 25 50 60 minutes
2 General Awareness 25 50 60 minutes
3 Quantitative Aptitude (Basic Arithmetic Skill) 25 50 60 minutes
4 English Language 25 50 60 minutes
Total 100 200 60 minutes

Tier I SSC Syllabus for CHSL 

The brief idea of CHSL Tier I SSC Syllabus is given below:

General Intelligence/Reasoning Quantitative Ability English Language General Awareness
Logical Reasoning Simplification Reading Comprehension History
Alphanumeric Series Profit & Loss Cloze Test Culture
Ranking/Direction/Alphabet Test Simple Interest & Compound Interest, Surds & Indices Para Jumbles Geography
Data Sufficiency Work & Time Miscellaneous Economic Scene
Coded Inequalities Time & Distance Fill in the Blanks General Policy
Seating Arrangement Mensuration – Cylinder, Cone, Sphere Multiple Meaning/Error Spotting Scientific Research
Puzzle Data Interpretation Paragraph Completion Awards and Honors
Tabulation Ratio & Proportion, Percentage One Word Substitution Books and Authors
Syllogism Number Systems Active/Passive Voice
Blood Relations Sequences & Series
Input/Output Mixtures & Allegations
Coding/Decoding Permutation, Combination & Probability

Tier II SSC Syllabus for CHSL

As mentioned above, in this paper candidates need to write an essay and letter/application that tests the writing skills of the candidates.

The topics asked in this exam will be related to National Interest, Finance & Economy, Ecological Issues, Social Issues, Politics, Schemes and Governance, Technology, Sports, Geopolitics, Environmental Concerns, etc.

Tier III SSC Syllabus for CHSL

This exam will be a skill/typing test which would be of qualifying nature. The final merit of the selected candidates will be based on the total score obtained in the Tier – I and Tier – II exams.

The table below lists out in detail about the Skill Test, Time and Speed needed to qualify:

Skill Test Speed Time
Data Entry Operator Data Entry Speed of 8000 key depressions per hour on the computer. The ‘speed will be adjudged based on the correct entry of words/key depressions as per the given passage The duration of the test will be for 15 minutes and printed matter in English containing about 2000-2200 key-depressions would be given to each candidate who would enter the same in the test computer
Data Entry Operator in the Office of the Comptroller and Auditor General of India (C&AG) The speed of 15000 key depressions per hour will be judged based on the correct entry of words/key depressions as per the given passage The duration of the test will be for 15 minutes and printed matter in English containing about 3700-4000 key-depressions would be given to each candidate who would enter the same in the test computer
Lower Division Clerk/ Junior Secretariat Assistant (LDS/JSA) and Postal Assistants/ Sorting Assistants (PA/SA) The speed of 10500 key depressions per hour will be judged based on the correct entry of words/key depressions as per the given passage The duration of the test will be for 15 minutes and printed matter in English containing about 9000 key-depressions/hour would be given to each candidate who would enter the same in the test computer.

For details on the SSC CHSL Syllabus, refer to the linked article.

SSC CHSL Vacancy

SSC CHSL 2023 vacancies will be notified with the release of official notification on May 9, 2023.

The SSC CHSL vacancies 2022 will tentatively be 4000 plus for the different SSC CHSL posts in the Indian Government. For the SSC CHSL 2020 the number of vacancies were 4726 and for CHSL 2019, the vacancies count was 4893.

Candidates can go through the detailed SSC CHSL Salary for various post under Combined Higher Secondary Level exam.

Eligibility Criteria for SSC CHSL 

There are 3 important criteria that a candidate must fulfil to be eligible for the CHSL exam by SSC.

The SSC CHSL Eligibility criteria are as follows:

  1. Citizenship: The candidate must be a citizen of India or a subject of Nepal or a subject of Bhutan or a Tibetan refugee who came over to India before January 1, 1962, to settle down permanently.

A person who has migrated from the following lands and wishes to permanently reside in India are also eligible:

  • Pakistan
  • Burma
  • Sri Lanka
  • Kenya
  • Uganda
  • Tanzania
  • Zambia
  • Malawi
  • Zaire
  • Ethiopia
  • Vietnam

2. Age Limit: Age limit for the post is 18-27 years as on 01-08-2020 (i.e. candidates born not before 02-08-1993 and not later than 01-08-2002).

3. Educational Qualification:

For LDC/JSA, PA/SA. DEO (except DEO in C&AG), the candidate must have passed 12th standard or equivalent examination from a recognized board of a university. Whereas for Data Entry Operator (DEO) in the Office of the Comptroller and Auditor General of India (C&AG): 12th Standard pass in Science stream with Mathematics as a subject from any recognized Board or equivalent.

SSC Online Admit Card for CHSL 

Those candidates who register for SSC CHSL Exam within the stipulated time will be assigned an e-admit card/hall ticket/ call letter that can be downloaded from the official website of the SSC.

Candidates can get the detailed information on SSC CHSL Admit Card in the link provided here.

The admit card for the CHSL Tier -1 exam will be released first followed by the admit card of CHSL Tier – 2 exams.

The Tier -2 SSC admit card will only be given to those candidates who have qualified for the Tier – 1 exam.

SSC Online Result for CHSL

SSC CHSL Result will be declared after the examination for different Tiers of SSC CHSL exam has been conducted. All candidates can check their results and marks by visiting the official SSC website. For important dates and information regarding SSC CHSL Result, please visit the given link.

Aspirants can also go through the following links for assistance in preparation.


To fill the Group – ‘B’ posts in Civil, Mechanical, Electrical, Quantity Surveying and Contract domain, the SSC conducts the annual examination for the recruitment of Junior Engineers (JE).

The SSC JE exam is a competitive exam for Group ‘B’ (non-Gazetted) posts in Level- 6 administered by SSC under the Government of India.

SSC JE Recruitment 

For the recruitment of the SSC JE exam, SSC offers a golden opportunity to millions of aspirants across the Indian sub-continent by conducting this exam annually to fulfill their dream of working in a prestigious Government organization. The SSC JE 2022 Tier-2 Exam has been scheduled for 26th February 2023.

SSC will release the 2023 notification for the recruitment of JE exam on July 26, 2023. The exam is scheduled to be conducted in October 2023.

The dates for JE 2023 exam are highlighted below:

SSC JE Exam Date 2023
Events Exam Dates (Tentative)
SSC JE Notification July 26, 2023
Paper I (Computer-based exam) October 2023
Paper I (Computer-based exam) Result To be notified
Paper-II (Conventional) To be notified
Result declaration (Tentative) To be notified

Candidates can check the important SSC JE exam dates for different years in the linked article.

Candidates should visit the SSC official page often to stay updated about any latest details about the SSC JE exam. Candidates can check the detailed information regarding the process of filling JE registration form on SSC JE Apply Online page.

Candidates preparing for the SSC exam JE post can go through the SSC JE Cut Off for assistance in strategizing an effective preparation plan. Check the SSC JE result for different years.

SSC JE Notification

SSC will release the 2023 notification for the recruitment of JE exam on July 26, 2023. As per the SSC JE notification, the last date to apply for the position will close on August 16th, 2023. Click on the above-linked page to download the official SSC JE Notification for easy reference.

SSC JE Official notification is released by the Staff Selection Commission to recruit fresh engineering graduates for the post of Junior Engineers (Mechanical, Electrical, Civil and Quantity Surveying and Contracts).

The SSC JE salary for the Group ‘B’ (Non-Gazetted) post in Level- 6 is Rs 35400-112400/- according to the 7th Central Pay Commission. Detailed SSC JE Salary is given on the linked page.

SSC JE Vacancy

SSC JE Phase XI Selection Posts exam is scheduled to be held from 27 June 2023 to 30 June 2023. SSC JE 2023 vacancies have been declared in the Phase XI Selection Posts in various departments. The application form was active from 6 March 2023 to 27 March 2023. After submitting the application form, candidates can edit the details from 3 April 2023 to 5 April 2023.

The SSC JE 2022 Tier-2 Exam has been scheduled for 26th February 2023.

SSC JE Apply Online & Application Fee 

Candidates who wish to take the exam this year are required to apply online on the link made available in the SSC official website, which is particularly meant for SSC registration purposes.

Given below is the procedure for filling the SSC online application for the exam, which consists of two parts:

  1. One-Time SSC Registration
  2. SSC Online Application Form

1. One-Time SSC Registration: For this type of SSC registration, a candidate should read the instructions which are updated in the notice of examination carefully before proceeding to fill up the SSC online ‘Registration Form’ and ‘Application Form’.

The candidate is required to open the SSC official website ( and click on ‘Register Now’ provided in the SSC Login section of the website.

It is essential to keep the following documents handy during SSC registration:

  • Mobile Number/Email ID which should be verified through OTP. During SSC registration, the User ID of the candidate will be his/the Email ID that he/she had provided earlier.
  • Update Aadhaar Number or Aadhaar Enrollment Number as an ID proof. If the Aadhaar card is not available, the candidate can show any of the following documents later: Voter ID Card, PAN Card, Passport, Driving License, School/ College ID Card, Employer ID (Govt/ PSU/ Private).
  • Information about the name of the Board, Roll Number and Year of Passing the 10th standard examination.
  • Have a scanned colour passport-size photograph in JPEG format (20 KB to 50 KB).
  • Have a scanned signature in JPEG format (10 KB to 20 KB).

Candidates should be extra cautious about filling up the following information to complete the One-Time Registration process:

  1. Basic details like name, date of birth, 10th exam details, etc.
  2. Additional details like category, nationality, visible identification mark, etc.
  3. Contact details.
  4. Photo signature and LTI.

Candidates are required to complete the SSC Registration process within 7 days failing which their SSC Registration details saved would be permanently deleted.

It is also important to note that the candidature of a particular candidate may get cancelled in case of wrong/incorrect information furnished.

2. SSC Online Application Form: A candidate can log in to the SSC online system through his/her registered Email ID and password.

After that, the candidate needs to click on the ‘Apply’ link ‘Junior Engineer (Civil, Electrical, Mechanical and Quantity Surveying & Contracts) Examination’ section under ‘Latest Notifications’ tab.

He/She has the flexibility to choose the examination centre as per one’s preference.

Thereafter, the information concerning Photo/ Signature/ Biometric impression needs to be filled up automatically from the One-Time Registration data.

**For 2019, the SSC JE online application process started on August 13th and ended by September 16th, 2019.

**For the year 2018, SSC online application process of JE exam commenced from February 01, 2019, and continued up to February 25, 2019 (until 5.00 P.M.).

Application Fee

Candidates need to pay an application fee of Rs 100/- via any of the following payment modes like SBI Challan/ Net Banking, BHIM UPI, Credit or Debit cards, etc.

However, female candidates, candidates belonging to the SC/ST category, Persons with Disability (PwD) and Ex-servicemen are exempted from paying the application fees.

SSC JE Exam Pattern

The SSC JE exam pattern is divided into two papers i.e. Paper – I (Computer-Based Test) and Paper-II (Written Test).

The duration of each paper is 2 hours. Given in the below tables are highlights of Paper I and Paper II:

SSC JE Paper – I Pattern

Mode Computer Based Test (Online Mode)
Subject General Intelligence & Reasoning

General Awareness

Part – A General Engineering (Civil & Structural)

Part – B General Engineering (Electrical)

Part – C General Engineering (Mechanical)

Maximum Marks 200 Marks
Negative Marking 0.25 Marks
Duration & Timing (Date to be Intimidated later) The morning shift will be from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM. The afternoon shift will be from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM

SSC JE Paper-II Pattern

Mode Written Exam (Offline Mode)
Subject Part- A General Engineering (Civil & Structural)

Part- B General Engineering (Electrical)

Part- C General Engineering (Mechanical)

Maximum Marks 300 Marks
Duration & Timing (Date to be intimated later) 2 Hours

SSC Syllabus JE

The SSC JE syllabus consists of topics related to Reasoning, Quantitative Aptitude, English Language, etc.

The topics for JE Paper – I SSC syllabus is shown below:

General Intelligence & Reasoning Basic topics related to Analogies, similarities, differences, space visualization, problem-solving, analysis, judgment, decision making, visual memory, discrimination, observation, relationship concepts, arithmetical reasoning, verbal and figure classification, arithmetical number series etc
General Awareness Basic topics related to History, Culture, Geography, Economics, General Polity and Scientific Research etc
General Engineering Basic topics related to Civil and Structural Engineering, Electrical Engineering and Mechanical Engineering

JE Paper-II SSC Syllabus

This paper consists of three parts that focus on core subjects.

They are as follows:

  1. Part-A (Civil & Structural Engineering): It includes topics like Building Materials, Surveying, Estimating, Costing and Valuation, Concrete Technology, Irrigation Engineering, RCC Design, Hydraulics, etc.
  2. Part-B (Electrical Engineering): It includes topics like Circuit law, AC Fundamentals, Electrical Machines, Measurement and measuring instruments, Synchronous Machines, etc.
  3. Part- C (Mechanical Engineering): It includes topics like Theory of Machines and Machine Design, Thermal Engineering, Engineering Mechanics and Strength of Materials, Fluid Mechanics & Machinery, etc.

Candidates should focus on the SSC JE Preparation for scoring well in the upcoming exam.

SSC JE Eligibility Criteria

Candidates willing to appear for the exam are required to check the SSC JE eligibility criteria and the basic SSC JE requirements before they fill up the SSC JE Application form.

The SSC JE Eligibility is as follows:

  1. Educational Qualifications: Eligible candidates must hold the essential educational qualification for the posts they wish to apply for. They should have passed the Matriculation examination or any equivalent degree from a recognised Board.
  2. Citizenship: The candidate must be a citizen of India or a subject of Nepal or a subject of Bhutan or a Tibetan refugee who came over to India before January 1, 1962, to settle down permanently.

A person who has migrated from the following lands and wishes to reside permanently in India are also eligible:

  • Pakistan
  • Burma
  • Sri Lanka
  • Kenya
  • Uganda
  • Tanzania
  • Zambia
  • Malawi
  • Zaire
  • Ethiopia
  • Vietnam

3. SSC JE Age Limit:

Candidates must fulfil the below-mentioned age requirement as on 1st August 2020:

Position Age Limit
Junior Engineer (Civil and Electrical), Department of Posts and Junior Engineer (Surveying & Contracts) and MES 18-27 Years
Junior Engineer (Civil, Electrical and Mechanical), MES, NTRO, Naval, Border Road Organization 30 Years
Junior Engineer (Civil, Electrical, and Mechanical) and CPWD 32 Years

SSC JE Admit Card

SSC releases Junior Engineer admit card a week before the examination date. Applicants who are taking the Junior Engineer exam can download the SSC JE Admit Card from the official website of SSC (

They should carry it to the examination centre along with a Passport-size photo affixed on it on the scheduled exam day.

While downloading the Admit Card from the relevant webpage, they need to click on the SSC Admit Card link fro JE post and feed in the relevant credentials such as SSC Registration Number and Date of Birth (DOB).

Applicants should keep a printout of the document for future reference.


The Staff Selection Commission conducts the Central Police Organization (CPO) exam.  SSC CPO notification 2022 was released on August 10, 2022.  SSC CPO 2023 notification is yet to be released.

The SSC CPO exam is conducted to recruit candidates for various posts under the Central Police Force like Sub-Inspectors in Delhi Police, Central Armed Police Forces (CAPFs) and Assistant Sub Inspectors in Central Industrial Security Force (CISF).

Check SSC CPO Salary for various posts under the examination.

SSC CPO Exam Pattern

The SSC CPO Exam is conducted in 4 stages-

  1. Paper I
  2. Physical Endurance Test/Physical Standard Test
  3. Paper-II
  4. Medical Examination

The last process is the selection which is done after the successful verification of documents.

The table below gives an idea about the Paper I & Paper II of the SSC CPO Exam-

Paper Subject Duration
Paper I
  • General Intelligence & Reasoning
  • General Awareness
  • Quantitative Aptitude
  • English Comprehension
2 hrs
  • English language & Comprehension
2 hrs

The Physical Test is done for candidates who qualify for the paper I. Aspirants of SSC CPO Exam must keep abreast with the latest exam pattern and syllabus of the exam. Therefore, it is advised to check SSC CPO Previous Years Papers to keep abreast of the same.

SSC CPO Syllabus

The SSC CPO syllabus comprises various topics related to General Intelligence & Reasoning, General Awareness, Quantitative Aptitude, English Comprehension.

For detailed SSC CPO syllabus topics and weightage, candidates can check the linked article.

SSC CPO Eligibility

The Eligibility for the SSC CPO is as follows:-

Category SSC CPO Eligibility
  • Must be a citizen of India, Nepal or Bhutan.
  • Migrated candidates should have necessary citizenship documents from Govt. of India.
Age Limit
  • Minimum – 20 years
  • Maximum 25 years
  • Bachelor’s degree from a recognized University/Institute

For more details on the SSC CPO Eligibility, refer to the link provided.

SSC CPO Notification

The official notification gives an idea on the vacancies, salary, preferable SSC exam dates and centres, admit card, the application process in depth. Aspirants can check the SSC CPO Notification, for more details.

The SSC CPO 2022-23 Paper 2 Exam Date has been announced SSC CPO Paper 2 will be held on 02nd May 2023.  SSC CPO notification 2022 was released on August 10, 2022.  

The important SSC CPO Exam dates 2023 as mentioned in the notification are given below:

SSC CPO Exam Date 
SSC CPO 2023 events SSC CPO 2023 Dates
SSC CPO 2023 Notification & Online Application July 20, 2023
SSC CPO Apply Online Last date August 13, 2023
SSC CPO Paper I (CBE) October 2023
SSC CPO Paper II  To be notified
SSC CPO Final Result  To be notified

Candidates can check SSC CPO Exam Dates for relevant dates of important SSC CPO events.

Also, check SSC CPO Admit Card for regular updates regarding 2020 admit card.


As SSC Exam for central police organisation post took place in November 2020, Candidates can check SSC CPO Cut Off for the category-wise cut off trends.

Candidates can also check the detailed result and exam analysis for assistance in strategic preparation.


Staff Selection Commission Multitasking Staff Or SSC MTS exam is a non-technical examination conducted by SSC. The recruitment notification for SSC MTS exam 2023 will be released on June 14, 2023.

Check SSC MTS Full-Form for details.

SSC MTS Recruitment

SSC MTS Exam is conducted for the following posts:

  • Peon
  • Gardner
  • Daftary
  • Jamadar
  • Junior Gestetner Operator
  • Chowkidar
  • Safaiwala, etc

SSC MTS Vacancy

Staff Selection Commission (SSC) has released SSC MTS Notification 2023 announcing 12523 vacancies (revised) for SSC MTS Havaldar (CBIC and CBN) & Multi Tasking Staff. As per the SSC MTS 2023 notification, SSC MTS 2023 Tier-1 exam is to be held from 02nd May to 19th May 2023 and 13th to 20th June 2023. The SSC releases the SSC MTS Vacancies through an official circular.

Candidates will find detailed information on SSC MTS Vacancy on SSC MTS exam main page.

SSC MTS Salary

The Salary of SSC MTS is revised after the 7th Pay Commission Application. Currently, the in-hand SSC MTS salary is approximately 18,000/ to 22,000/ per month.

SSC MTS is a Group C non-gazetted, general Central Government service. It is a non-ministerial post with pay band 1(5200 – 20200) + the Grade Pay of 1800 rupees.

Check further details on SSC MTS Salary on the link provided here.

SSC MTS Notification

SSC MTS 2023 Notification will be released on June 14, 2023, as per the schedule mentioned in the SSC exam calendar.

Paper I of the SSC MTS Exam was scheduled in August to Septmeber 2023. Check further details on SSC MTS Notification page.

SSC MTS Eligibility

The eligibility criteria as mentioned in the SSC MTS notification is given in brief below:

Eligibility Criteria as in SSC MTS Notification
Eligibility Criteria Conditions
Age limit as per SSC MTS notification 18- 25 years Age Group
Nationality as per SSC MTS Exam notification A citizen of Indian National
Minimum Education as per SSC MTS 2013 notification 10th pass OR equivalent degree from a government recognised institution

Detailed eligibility criteria, SSC MTS exam pattern and syllabus, information regarding the Admit Card and SSC MTS Result are given on the main page of SSC MTS exam.

SSC MT Cut Off

Candidates willing to appear for SSC 2023 MTS examination must know that they have to obtain the minimum score cut off marks decided by the Commission in MTS exam. Only, then will they be called for the final selection.

As per the commission, the qualifying marks in Paper-II have been fixed as  –

  1. 20 marks i.e. 40% for Unreserved category
  2. 17.5 marks i.e. 35% for all other reserved categories.

Know the detailed cut-off mark for other categories as well as the previous year cut off marks on SSC MTS Cut Off link provided here.

Other important links of SSC Exam for Multi-Tasking Staff exam are given below:

SSC MTS Exam related links
SSC MTS Syllabus SSC MTS Full Form
SSC MTS Admit Card SSC MTS Result

SSC Stenographer

The Staff Selection Commission conducts the SSC Stenographer exam annually. It is an All India level examination that recruits candidates for Stenographer Grade C (non-gazetted post) and Grade D posts in various departments, ministries and organisations of the Government of India.

SSC Stenographer Recruitment

The recruitment for SSC Stenographer Exam 2023 will be released on 2nd August 2023 by the commission. The last date to apply for SSC Stenographer 2020 Grade C and Grade D exam is August 23, 2023.

The commission released SSC Stenographer notification 2019 on September 20th, 2019. The commission announced the SSC Stenographer vacancy 2018 on March 19th, 2020.

The SSC Stenographer vacancy Grade C counts to 473 while that of Grade D posts the number of vacancies was 991. Detailed grade-wise vacancy of Stenographers is mentioned in the SSC Stenographer exam page.

SSC Stenographer Exam Dates

As per the SSC exam Calendar 2023, the Stenographer 2023 recruitment shall start by August 2nd, 2023. Check the detailed dates of Stenographer 2023 given below:

SSC Stenographer Exam Dates 2023
SSC Stenographer Exam Events SSC Stenographer 2023 Exam Dates (tentative)
SSC Stenographer Notification 2023 August 2nd, 2023
SSC Stenographer Online Application August 2nd, 2023 to August 23rd, 2023
SSC Stenographer CBT Admit Card To be notified
SSC Stenographer CBT To be notified
SSC Stenographer CBT Result To be notified

For detailed information on SSC Stenographer vacancy, exam dates and eligibility, check SSC Stenographer Exam page.

SSC Stenographer Salary

The commission sets the salary for SSC Stenographers. SSC Stenographers salary varies as per the Grades. Apart from the salaries, SSC Stenographers are entitled to the following allowances:

  • House Rent Allowance
  • Dearness Allowance
  • Transport Allowance

The grade-wise salary structure for Stenographer posts is discussed in the SSC Stenographer Salary page.

SSC Stenographer Exam pattern

The Pattern of SSC Stenographer is set by the commission and is divided into two stages i.e. Computer-based test and Skill Test.

The exam pattern for SSC Stenographer CBT test is as given below:

SSC Stenographer Exam CBT pattern

SSC Stenographer Syllabus

The syllabus for Stenographer exam is decided by the Selection Commission only. The Staff Selection Commission releases the SSC Stenographer syllabus along with the notification every year.

The exam pattern and syllabus for both CBT and Skill test of Stenographer examination remain largely the same every year.

Broadly, the syllabus covers three main subjects, General Reasoning & Intelligence, General Awareness and English Language.

The Topic-wise SSC Stenographer Syllabus and detailed exam pattern is given in the link.

SSC Stenographer Result

The result for SSC Stenographer Exam is published on the SSC official website and notified through an official notification. Details regarding the SSC Stenographer Result can be checked on the linked page.

SSC Stenographer Cut Off

SSC exam cut off for Stenographer are released in a PDF format along with the result of Grade C and Grade D posts of Stenographer exam. The Expected Cut off for SSC Exam Stenographer Grade C and Grade D Post fro the unreserved category is as mentioned below:

SSC Exam – Stenographer cut off (expected)
Category  Cut off Grade C Cut Off Grade D
UR 136 – 141 134 – 140

To know the expected SSC Stenographer cut off for different categories and previous years cut off trend. check the link given.

Candidates preparing for any of the SSC exams be it SSC CPO, SSC GD, SSC JE, SSC CGL or SSC CHSL they must prepare well for the general awareness section to score well in the exams. Candidates can check various Static GK topics relevant for their exams.

A thorough SSC preparation is needed as there is coverage of vast syllabus and topics for each of these exams.

Frequently Asked Question – SSC Exam 2023


Q.1. What is the highest post in SSC Exam?

Ans. Assistant Accounts Officer OR Assistant Audit Officer is the highest post that a candidate can get through by qualifying Combined Graduate Level SSC Examination. AAO is a Group “B” Gazetted (Non-Ministerial) post with the grade pay 4800 rupees.

Q.2. What is the minimum age criteria for all SSC exams?

Ans. SSC has set different age limit criteria for different SSC exams. The minimum age of a candidate applying for SSC JE, SSC CHSL, SSC CGL, and SSC GD must be 18 years and that of a candidate applying for SSC CPO must be 20 years of age. The upper age limit for various SSC exams differs as per the category of the candidates.

Q.3. What are the subjects covered in various SSC exam?

Ans. The common subjects of various SSC exams are Reasoning Ability, General Awareness, Quantitative Aptitude, and English. However, there are exams in Staff Selection Commission that require candidates to have professional knowledge as well. A detailed list of subjects along with the topics covered is given in the syllabus page of respective exams.

Q.4. What is the negative marking scheme in the SSC exam?

Ans. There is no negative marking in SSC GD, While, for every wrong attempt candidates will be penalised with 0.25 marks in SSC CGL, SSC CPO and SSC JE exam. In SSC CHSL candidates will lose 0.5 marks for each wrong answer.

Q.5. How do the Staff Selection Commission intimates candidates about the SSC exam recruitments?

Ans. Candidates will find all the information related to various SSC exams on the SSC Official Website i.e. ( Candidates will also get all the latest information regarding all SSC examinations on this page itself.

Q 6. What is the minimum education qualification for all SSC exams?

Ans. SSC Conducts various exams annually and all have different requirements for the educational qualification of the candidates. The SSC Exam academic qualification for the various post is as follows:

  • SSC CGL – A Graduation Degree in any discipline with a minimum of 50% marks.
  • SSC CPO – A Graduation Degree in any discipline from a recognized university (no minimum percentage specified as such).
  • SSC CHSL – A 12th pass certificate from any board or university
  • SSC JE – A degree or Diploma in Engineering relevant to the post applied for.
  • SSC GD – A 10th Pass certificate from a recognized board.

Q.5. How should candidates prepare for Staff election Commission Exams?

Ans. Candidates will find all the relevant study material for SSC exams both online and offline or they can also download the Staff Selection Commission App for assistance.


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