SSC 2021 Revised Exam Dates (Out), Eligibility, Registration, & Syllabus

SSC Exam

SSC Exam 2021: The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) is a government organization that holds exams every year to recruit students for Group-B and Group-C positions in the Indian government’s different ministries, agencies, and organisations. This article discusses all of India’s SSC exams.

SSC Recruitment Exams in India

SSC CGL (Combined Graduate Level)

SSC CHSL (Combined Higher Secondary Level)

SSC JE (Junior Engineer)

SSC GD (General Duty) Constable

SSC MTS [Multi Tasking (Non-Technical) Staff Examination]

SSC CPO (Central Police Organisation)

SSC JHT (Junior Hindi Translator)

SSC Stenographer

SSC Exam 2021: Highlights

Overall SSC Exam Highlights

Conducting Body

Staff Selection Commission (SSC)

Exams Level

National

Exams Purpose 

Selection of candidates in Group-B and -C posts in ministries/departments/organisations of the Government of India

Exams Frequency

Once a year

Exams Language

English and Hindi

Official Website

https://ssc.nic.in/

SSC CGL

Post names

Assistant Audit Officer, Assistant Accounts Officer, Assistant Section Officer, Inspector of Income Tax, Assistant Superintendent, Divisional Accountant, Junior Statistical Officer, Auditor, Tax Assistant, Upper Divisions Clerk, etc.

Number of vacancies

9,488

Recruitment stages

Tier-I: Objective exam

Tier-II: Objective exam (four papers)

Tier-III: Subjective exam

Tier-IV: Computer proficiency test/skill test/document verification

Exam Mode

Tier-I: Online exam

Tier-II: Online exam

Tier-III: Offline exam

Tier-IV: CBT

Exam Duration

Tier-I: 60 minutes

Tier-II: 120 minutes for each paper

Tier-III: 60 minutes

SSC CHSL

Post names

Lower Divisional Clerk (LDC), Junior Secretariat Assistant (JSA), Postal Assistant (PA), Sorting Assistant (SA), Data Entry Operator (DEO) and DEO (Grade A)

Number of vacancies

4,893

Recruitment stages

Tier-I: Objective exam

Tier-II: Subjective exam

Exam Mode

Tier-I: Online exam

Tier-II: Offline exam

Exam Duration

Tier-I: 60 minutes

Tier-II: 60 minutes

SSC JE

Post names

Civil Junior Engineer, Electrical Junior Engineer, Mechanical Junior Engineer, Surveying and Contract Junior Engineer

Number of vacancies

887

Recruitment stages

Paper-I: Objective exam

Paper-II: Subjective exam

Exam Mode

Paper-I: Online exam

Paper-II: Offline exam

Exam Duration

Paper-I: 120 minutes

Paper-II: 120 minutes

SSC GD

Post names

Constable (General Duty)

Number of vacancies

5,846

Recruitment stages

Stage-1: Objective exam

Stage-2: Physical Efficiency Test (PET)/Physical Standard Test (PST)

Stage 3: Detailed Medical Exam (DME)

Exam Mode

Stage-1: Online

Stage-2: NA

Stage-3: NA

Exam Duration

Stage-1: 90 minutes

Stage-2: NA

Stage-3: NA

SSC CPO

Post names

Sub-Inspector and Assistant Sub-Inspector

Number of vacancies

3,237 

Recruitment stages

Stage-1: Paper-I (objective exam)

Stage-2: PET/PST

Stage-3: Paper-II (objective exam)

Stage-4: DME

Exam Mode

Stage-1: Online

Stage-2: NA

Stage-3: Online

Stage-4: NA

Exam Duration

Stage-1: 120 minutes

Stage-2: NA

Stage-3: 120 minutes

Stage-4: NA

SSC JHT

Post names

Junior Translator, Senior Hindi Translator, Junior Hindi Translator and Hindi Pradhyapak

Number of vacancies

283

Recruitment stages

Paper-I: Objective exam

Paper-II: Subjective exam

Exam Mode

Paper-I: Online

Paper-II: Offline

Exam Duration

Paper-I: 120 minutes

Paper-II: 120 minutes

SSC Stenographer

Post names

Stenographer Grade-C (Group B-Non-Gazetted) and Stenographer Grade-D (Group-C)

Number of vacancies

1,464

Recruitment stages

Stage-1: Objective exam

Stage-2: Skill test

Exam Mode

Stage-1: Online exam

Stage-2: CBT

Exam Duration

Stage-1: 120 minutes

Stage-2: 10 minutes

SSC MTS

Post names

Multi-tasking staff

Number of vacancies

9,018

Recruitment stages

Paper-I: Objective exam

Paper-II: Subjective exam

Exam Mode

Paper-I: Online exam

Paper-II: Offline exam

Exam Duration

Paper-I: 90 minutes

Paper-II: 30 minutes

SSC Exam Dates 2021

For reference, below is the updated SSC exam calendar for 2020-21:

SSC Exams

SSC Exam Dates

SSC JE 2020 (Paper-I CBE)

Notification: 01-Oct-2020

Applications: 01-Oct-2020 to 30-Oct-2020

Exam: 22-Mar-2021 to 25-Mar-2021 24-Mar-2021 

SSC Stenographer 2020 (CBE)

Notification: 10-Oct-2020

Applications: 10-Oct-2020 to 04-Nov-2020

Exam: 29-Mar-2021 to 31-Mar-2021 Postponed

SSC CHSL 2019 (Tier-I CBE for leftover candidates)

Exam: 12-Oct-2020 to 26-Oct-2020

SSC JE 2019-20 (Paper-I CBE)

Exam: 27-Oct-2020 to 30-Oct-2020 and 11-Dec-2020 (for Bihar candidates)

SSC CGL 2019 (Tier-II CBE)

Exam: 02-Nov-2020 to 05-Nov-2020 15-Nov-2020 to 18-Nov-2020 

SSC CHSL 2020 (Tier-I CBE)

Notification: 06-Nov-2020

Applications: 06-Nov-2020 to 15-Dec-2020

Exam: 12-Apr-2021 to 27-Apr-2021 

21 & 22 May 2021 (For candidates who opted for West Bengal Exam Centre)

SSC Exam for Selection Posts/Phase – VIII/2020 (CBE)

Exam: 06-Nov-2020 to 10-Nov-2020 and 14-Dec-2020 (for Bihar candidates)

SSC Stenographer 2019 (CBE)

Exam: 16-Nov-2020 to 18-Nov-2020 24-Dec-2020 to 30-Dec-2020

SSC JHT 2020 (Paper-I CBE)

Exam: 19-Nov-2020

SSC CGL 2019 (Tier-III DES)

Exam: 22-Nov-2020

SSC CPO 2020 (Paper-I CBE)

Exam: 23-Nov-2020 to 26-Nov-2020

SSC Constable (Executive) Male and Female in Delhi Police Exam 2020 (CBE)

Exam: 27-Nov-2020 to 14-Dec-2020

SSC CGL 2020 (Tier-I CBE)

Notification: 21-Dec-2020

Applications: 21-Dec-2020 to 25-Jan-2021

Exam: 29-May-2021 to 07-Jun-2021

SSC JE 2019 (Paper-II DES)

Exam: 31-Jan-2021 21-Mar-2021

SSC MTS 2020 (Paper-I CBE)

Notification: 02-Feb-2021

Applications: 02-Feb-2021 to 18-Mar-2021

Exam: 01-Jul-2021 to 20-Jul-2021

SSC CHSL 2019 (Tier-II DES)

Exam:14-Feb-2021

SSC JHT 2020 (Paper-II DES)

Exam: 14-Feb-2021

SSC GD Constable (GD) 2020 (CBE)

Notification: 25-Mar-2021

Applications: 25-Mar-2021 to 10-May-2021

Exam: 02-Aug-2021 to 25-Aug-2021

SSC CPO 2019 (Paper-II CBE)

Exam: 26-Mar-2021

SSC CPO 2020 (Paper-II CBE)

Exam: 12-Jul-2021

SSC Eligibility 2021

SSC recruitment eligibility is determined in three ways by the Staff Selection Commission:

  • Nationality
  • Age limit
  • Educational qualification

SSC Eligibility for the two most popular recruiting examinations is listed below:

SSC CGL Eligibility

SSC CHSL Eligibility

SSC GD Eligibility

SSC JE Eligibility

SSC Recruitment Process

The SSC Selection Process differs depending on the exam. However, for the convenience of candidates, the following is the general SSC Recruitment Process that is followed for all exams:

Step 1: SSC Registration

To proceed, candidates must first register on the Staff Selection Commission’s official website, ssc.nic.in. Candidates can then proceed to filling out the SSC application form for their specific exam once they have registered. The majority of SSC recruitment examinations have a Rs 100 application fee.

SSC CGL Registration SSC CHSL Registration
SSC JE Registration SSC GD Registration
SSC MTS Registration SSC JHT Registration
SSC Stenographer Registration

Step 2: SSC Admit Card

Following that, students must download their SSC Admit Card for their respective exam from the commission’s official regional websites. By logging in with their registration/application number, date of birth, and password, candidates can download their admit card.

SSC CGL Admit Card SSC CHSL Admit Card
SSC JE Admit Card SSC GD Admit Card
SSC MTS Admit Card SSC JHT Admit Card
SSC Stenographer Admit Card

Step 3: SSC Exam

Candidates must appear for their SSC Exam according to the details on their admit card. It should be noted that each SSC 2021 Exam is divided into sections, tiers, and papers. SSC CGL, for example, is divided into four sections: two computer-based examinations (CBTs), one descriptive pen-and-paper-based test (PBT), and one computer proficiency test/skill test/document verification round. To pass their particular SSC examination, candidates must appear for each part/tier/paper.

SSC CGL Exam Pattern & Syllabus SSC CHSL Exam Pattern & Syllabus
SSC JE Exam Pattern & Syllabus SSC GD Exam Pattern & Syllabus
SSC MTS Exam Pattern & Syllabus SSC JHT Exam Pattern & Syllabus
SSC Stenographer Exam Pattern & Syllabus SSC CPO Exam Pattern & Syllabus

Step 4: SSC Result

After each part/tier/paper of the exam is completed, the SSC results are published on the Staff Selection Commission’s official website. The result is usually announced at the same time as the SSC cutoff. Candidates who complete one SSC paper proceed to the following tier or level of the exam. Candidates who pass the final tier/level exam are subsequently assigned to applicable posts based on current SSC openings.

SSC CGL Result SSC CHSL Result
SSC JE Result SSC GD Result
SSC Stenographer Result SSC MTS Result

We are providing a complete guide on SSC 2021 Exam. If you have any queries, feel free to ask us in the comment section below.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs): SSC Exam

How many times are all SSC exams conducted in a year?

Each SSC examination tier/paper, such as CGL, CHSL, and JE, is held once a year.

What are the minimum age criteria to apply for SSC exams?

The minimum age criterion varies depending on the exam. For exams like SSC CGL, SSC CHSL, SSC JE, and SSC GD, students must be at least 18 years of age. For examinations like the SSC CPO, candidates must also be at least 20 years old.

From which subjects are questions usually asked in SSC exams?

General Knowledge, General Awareness, Mathematics, Languages, General Intelligence, and Reasoning are some of the subjects covered in SSC exams.

Is there a negative marking in SSC exams?

For objective questions in the exam, there is normally negative grading of 0.5 or 0.25 marks. Subjective questions have no negative marking. Furthermore, other exams, like the SSC GD, do not have any negative marking.

Which are the most popular SSC Exams?

While all of the SSC Exams are popular in their way, the SSC CGL and SSC CHSL are two of the most popular.

Are SSC Exams being postponed due to Coronavirus?

Yes, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, almost all SSC 2021 Exams have been postponed.

What is the minimum educational qualification required for SSC?

For most of its exams, the Staff Selection Commission requires a minimum educational qualification ranging from Class 10 to graduation. Candidates must pass Class 10 to appear for SSC MTS, Class 12 to appear for SSC CHSL, and graduates to appear for SSC CGL.

Leave a Comment

Top 10 BBA कॉलेज नागपुर 2022-23 TS Police Physical Tests in December – Check Direct Link Why Should You Give CUET 2022? हिंदी माध्यम के विद्यार्थी NEET की तैयारी कैसे करें क्यूँ NEET Aspirant को CUET देना चाहिए ?