SSC (STAFF SELECTION COMMISSION)
The Staff Selection Commission is functioning under the Department of Personnel & Training, Government of India. Initially known as Subordinate Services Commission, it was set up on 1 July 1976 primarily to make recruitment on zonal basis for non-technical Group C posts under the Central Government, except the post for which recruitment was made by Railway Service Commission and the industrial establishments. The functions of the Staff Selection Commission have been enlarged from time to time and now it carries out the recruitment for Group B posts also under the Central Government. Thus, the Commission recruits for the major work force of the Central Government. This segment constitutes the most vital part of the Government machinery; the posts for which it makes recruitment are at the grass root level which interact with the public and interfaces with the implementation of the Government's policies.
The Commission comprises of a Chairman, 2 Members and a Secretary-cum-Controller of Examinations. The Headquarters of the Commission is at New Delhi. The Commission is headed by Shri Ashim Khurana. The Commission has been provided with a Regional set up in order to ensure smooth conduct of its recruitment examinations through a large network of examination centres situated in different parts of the country for the convenience of the candidates. The Regional Offices of the Commission are headed by Regional Directors and the Sub Regional Offices by Deputy Directors.
Various Examinations conducted by SSC are as follows:
1. SSC- CGL.
Staff Selection Commission - Combined Graduate Level Examination, often referred to as SSC CGL is an examination conducted to recruit staff to various posts in ministries, departments and organisations of the Government of India. It is conducted by the Staff Selection Commission for selecting staff for various Group B and Group C posts.
2. SSC CHSL
SSC CHSL - Staff Selection Commission - Combined higher Secondary level. It is an examination which is conducted by SSC every year for the recruitment of eligible candidates for the posts of Lower Division Clerk/ Junior Secretariat Assistant, Postal Assistant and Data Entry Operator.
3. SSC MTS
SSC MTS (Staff Selection Commission Multi-Tasking Staff) is a national level examination conducted for the recruitment of Multi-tasking staff for various government departments and offices. Citizens of India who have passed class 10exams are eligible to apply.
4. SSC CPO
SSC CPO (Staff Selection Commission Central Police Organisation) recruits suitable candidates for multiple Police Force and Para Military Forces. The posts include SI (Sub Inspector), ASI (Assistant Sub Inspector)
5. Stenographer Grade C & D Examination.
SSC Stenographer is organized by Staff Selection Commission (SSC) to recruit eligible candidates for the post of Grade C and D stenographer in central government organizations. SSC Stenographer Skill Test is conducted for candidates who qualify Written Test.