Staff Selection Commission (SSC) has released notification of Common Higher Secondary Level (10+2) examination for 2016. A written exam will be conducted for selecting candidates for filling up posts of Postal Assistants/ Sorting Assistants, Data Entry Operators, Court Clerk and Lower Divisional Clerks in various Ministries/ Departments/ Organisations.
|Name of the post||No of Post (Tentative)||Salary|
|Postal Assistants/ Sorting Assistants||3281||Rs. 5200-20200/-, Grade Pay 2400|
|Data Entry Operators||506||Rs. 5200-20200/-, Grade Pay Rs. 2400|
|Court Clerk||26||Rs. 5200-20200/-, Grade Pay Rs. 1900|
|Lower Divisional Clerks (LDC)||1321||Rs. 5200-20200/-, Grade Pay Rs. 1900|
Candidate should have passed 12th examination from a recognised board.
Age Limit :18-27 years as on 01.01.2017
Selection of candidates will be based on their performance in written exam and skill test. The Examination will be conducted in two tiers as indicated below :
Tier -I : Objective Multiple Choice Type
|Dates of Computer based Written Exam (Tier-I)||Part||Subject||Maximum Marks||Number of Batches||Total Duration/Timing|
|07 Jan 2017 to 05 Jan 2017||I||General Intelligence (25 questions)||50||Timing for 2 Batches/day Ist batch : 10 AM-11.15 AM
IInd Batch: 4.15 PM-5.30 PM
Timing for 3 batches/day Batch : 10 AM-11.15 AM
IInd Batch: 1.15 PM-2.30 PM
IIIrd Batch: 4.15 PM-5.30 PM
|75 Minutes (Total)|
|II||English Language (Basic Knowledge) ( 25 questions)||50||For for VH/OH (afflicted by Cerebral Palsy and OH with deformity in writing hand (Pl. see Para 7 of notice).-100 Minutes|
|III||Quantitative Aptitude (Basic Arithmetic Skill) (25 questions)||50|
|IV||General Awareness (25 questions)||50|
Tier-II : Descriptive Type
It will be a descriptive Paper of 100 Marks in ‘Pen and Paper Mode The duration of the paper would be for one hour (20 minutes compensatory time will also be provided to the candidates mentioned in Para 7 above). This paper has been introduced to assess the writing skills of the candidates which is necessary in Government jobs. The Paper would comprise writing of an Essay of 200-250 words and Letter / Application writing of approximately 150-200 words.
Tier-III : Skill Test / Typing Test
Tier-III of the Examination would continue to be the Skill Test / Typing Test which would be of a qualifying nature. Skill Test / Typing Test would be in consonance with the provisions contained in para 12.2 and 12.3 given below.
Desirous candidates can apply through online as well as off-line mode on the official website www.ssc.nic.in.
Fee – Candidates are required to submit Rs. 100/- only as the fee. All Women candidates and candidates belonging to SC, ST, Physically Handicapped, and Ex-Servicemen eligible for reservation are exempted from paying application fee.
Last Date of Applying : 07 Nov 2016
Date of Computer Based Examination (Tier-I) : 07 Jan 2017 & 05 Feb 2017
Date of Tier-II (Descriptive Paper) : 09 April 2017
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