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SSC Exams 2022 – Upcoming SSC Exams

Upcoming SSC Exams 2022

Upcoming SSC Exams 2022: 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.

SSC Calendar 2021-22 [Updated Exam Dates]
Name of SSC Exam Important Dates
Combined Graduate Level Examination, 2021Date of Advertisement – 23-12-2021
Closing date – 23-01-2022
Tier I Exam Date – April 2022
Combined Higher Secondary (10+2) Level Examination, 2021Date of Advertisement – 01-02-2022
Closing date – 07-03-2022
Tier I Exam Date – May 2022
Multi Tasking (Non-Technical) Staff Examination, 2021Date of Advertisement – 22-03-2022
Closing date – 30-04-2022
Tier I Exam Date – June 2022
Sub-Inspector in Delhi Police and Central Armed Police Forces Examination, 2021Date of Advertisement – 14-08-2022
Closing date – 13-09-2022
Paper I Exam Date – December 2022
Junior Engineer (Civil, Mechanical, Electrical and Quantity Surveying & Contracts) Examination, 2021Date of Advertisement – 28-11-2022
Closing date –  27-12-2022
Paper-I Exam Date –  March 2023
Stenographer Grade ‘C’ & ‘D’ Examination, 2021Date of Advertisement –  05-12-2022
Closing date –  31-12-2022
CBE* Exam Date –  April 2023
Constables (GD) in Central Armed Police Forces (CAPFs), NIA, SSF and Rifleman (GD) in Assam Rifles Examination, 2022Date of Advertisement –   22-02-2023
Closing date –   31-03-2023
CBE* Exam Date –  June 2023

SSC CGL

Upcoming SSC Exams 2022: 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……Read More

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:

DepartmentAge LimitPosts
CSS20 – 30 yearsAssistant Section Officer
Intelligence BureauNot exceeding 30 YearsAssistant Section Officer
Directorate of Enforcement, Department of RevenueNot exceeding 30 YearsAssistant Enforcement Officer
M/o of Statistics & Prog. ImplementationUp to 32 yearsJunior Statistical Officer
NIAUp to 30 yearsSub Inspector
CBI20-30 yearsSub Inspector
Narcotics18-25 yearsSub Inspector
CBEC20-27 yearsTax Assistant
Other departments18-27 yearsAll other posts

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 ExaminationSSC Online (Except tier – 3)
Number of Questions100 (In Tier 1 and Mathematics Tier -2), 200 (English Tier 2)
Maximum Marks200 in Tier 1, 400 in Tier 2, 100 in Tier 3
Duration1 hour (Tier 1), 2 Hours (Tier 2), I Hour (Tier 3)
Sections4 (In Tier 1)

SSC Syllabus for CGL 2022

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)

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).

SSC GD

Upcoming SSC Exams 2022: 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……Read More

SSC GD Selection Process 2022

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

SSC GD Written Exam Pattern 2022

The first phase of SSC GD Exam 2022 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:

PartSubjectNo. OfQuestionsMaximum MarksTime Duration
AGeneral Intelligence &Reasoning2525120 Minutes(Total)
BGeneral Knowledge & General Awareness2525
CElementary Mathematics2525
DEnglish/Hindi2525
Total100100100

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 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 CHSL

Upcoming SSC Exams 2022: 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……Read More

The various posts under the SSC CHSL Exam:

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

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.
SectionSubjectNo of QuestionsMax MarksExam Duration
1General Intelligence255060 minutes
2General Awareness255060 minutes
3Quantitative Aptitude (Basic Arithmetic Skill)255060 minutes
4English Language255060 minutes
Total10020060 minutes

Tier I SSC Syllabus for CHSL 2022

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

General Intelligence/ReasoningQuantitative AbilityEnglish LanguageGeneral Awareness
Logical ReasoningSimplificationReading ComprehensionHistory
Alphanumeric SeriesProfit & LossCloze TestCulture
Ranking/Direction/Alphabet TestSimple Interest & Compound Interest, Surds & IndicesPara JumblesGeography
Data SufficiencyWork & TimeMiscellaneousEconomic Scene
Coded InequalitiesTime & DistanceFill in the BlanksGeneral Policy
Seating ArrangementMensuration – Cylinder, Cone, SphereMultiple Meaning/Error SpottingScientific Research
PuzzleData InterpretationParagraph CompletionAwards and Honors
TabulationRatio & Proportion, PercentageOne Word SubstitutionBooks and Authors
SyllogismNumber SystemsActive/Passive Voice
Blood RelationsSequences & Series
Input/OutputMixtures & Allegations
Coding/DecodingPermutation, 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 TestSpeedTime
Data Entry OperatorData 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 passageThe 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 passageThe 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 passageThe 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.

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).

3Educational 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 MTS

Upcoming SSC Exams 2022: Staff Selection Commission Multitasking Staff Or SSC MTS exam is a non-technical examination conducted by SSC. The recruitment notification for SSC MTS exam 2022 released on 22-03-2022……Read More

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.

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 CriteriaConditions
Age limit as per SSC MTS notification18- 25 years Age Group
Nationality as per SSC MTS Exam notificationA citizen of Indian National
Minimum Education as per SSC MTS 2019 notification10th pass OR equivalent degree from a government recognised institution

SSC Stenographer

Upcoming SSC Exams 2022: 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……Read More

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

Frequently Asked Question – SSC Exam 2022

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. (www.ssc.nic.in). 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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