SSC Selection Posts


Staff Selection commission or SSC is one of the highly reputed commissions in our country which releases notification for various exams from time to time. Some of the major exams which is conducted by SSC are SSC CGL, SSC MTS, SSC JE etc. SSC SELECTION POST is one such examination which is released by SSC for various posts. They release this exam according to the vacancy required in the respective fields, therefore, there is no fixed time for this exam to come. SSC Selection post will be a golden opportunity for candidates who are looking for a government job in SSC.

Conducting BodySSC
Exam Name SSC Selection Posts
Mode of Exam Online
Phases Online Test, Document Verification, Skill Test
Exam Dates 10th to 12th June, 2020
Negative Marking 1/4th marks
Time Duration 60 minutes
Maximum marks  200 marks 


SSC SELECTION POST 2020 EXAM NOTIFICATION  has been  released in the official website. It is advised for the students to go through the notification thoroughly to understand the exam pattern, syllabus, vacancies and all other valuable information so that any kind of misunderstanding in all these areas can be avoided. A candidate can also read the SSC Selection exam related information from this exam page.


SSC Selection Post written examination is a CBT ie Computer Based Test. It is very important to understand the exam pattern before starting the preparation because it helps you to create your strategy according to the exam and also gives you an idea about the subjects that are involved in it. In the SSC Selection Post Exam pattern four subjects are there which holds same weightage. The exam pattern can be deduced from the table below

 The SSC Selection Post exam held in two phases:

  • Written examination (Objective type Computer based test)
  • Document verification. 

Subjects involved in it are as follows with the weightage and time allotted for the exam:

SubjectsNo. Of QuestionsMax MarksDuration
Quantitative Aptitude 25 50 1 HOUR (80 Minutes for the candidates eligible for scribes
General Intelligence 25 50
English 25 50
General Awareness 25 50
Total  100 200

After qualifying written examination you’ll be called for Document Verification based on the vacancies available. The selection will be based on:

  • In the ratio of 1:20 for up to 5 vacancies available for the post
  • In the ratio of 1:10 for more than 5 vacancies for any category of posts subject to minimum 100.
  • For each wrong answer 0.50 marks will be deducted.


Before starting the preparation for the SSC Selection post examination student should go through the complete syllabus first so that, he/she should get a clear idea about the exam. SSC Selection Post syllabus varies for different levels. i.e. Matriculation level, 10+2 level and graduation and above level.  Complete SSC SELECTION POST EXAM syllabus for all the three levels is given below you can refer to the official notification too for the complete syllabus details. 

SSC Selection Posts Syllabus 2020

The complete syllabus for the SSC Selection Exam is given below:

SSC Selection Post Exam Syllabus

Knowing the syllabus is the first step in the preparation of any exam and it is always good to divide your preparation accordingly and move step-by-step in it. The SSC Selection Post 2020 will be having three phases and the syllabus for SSC Selection Post 2020  Exam is as follows:

English Language
  • Synonyms
  • Homonyms
  • Antonyms Spelling
  • Word formation
  • Idioms and phrases
  • Fill in the suitable words
  • Grammar
  • Spotting errors
  • Sentence correction
  • Active/ passive voice
  • Phrases and idioms
  • Direct and indirect speech
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Passage completion
  • Theme detection
  • Deriving conclusion
  • Rearrangement of passage
Quantitative Aptitude
  • Percentages
  • Ratio and proportion
  • Averages
  • Mixture and allegation
  • Time and work Speed,
  • distance and time
  • Stocks and shares
  • Partnership
  • Clocks
  • Volume and surface Area
  • Logarithms
  • Permutation and combinations
  • Simple and compound interest
  • Equations
  • Probability
  • Trigonometry
  • Profit, loss and discount
  • Mensuration
  • Elements of algebra
  • Analogy
  • Classification
  • Word formation
  • Statement and conclusions
  • Syllogism
  • Statement and assumptions
  • Statement and arguments
  • Coding decoding
  • Blood relations
  • Passage and conclusions
  • Alphabet test Series test Number, ranking and time sequence
  • Direction sense test
  • Figure Series
  • Decision-making test
  • Input/output,Assertion and reasoning
  • Sitting arrangement
  • Odd figure out
  • Data Interpretation
  • Analogy Series test
  • Miscellaneous test


It is very important for a candidate before applying for the SSC selection post that a candidate should first check the SSC Selection Post eligibility criteria to avoid getting rejected in further process and then should apply accordingly. The Eligibility criteria for various posts are as given below.

Educational qualification

Educational qualification for SSC SELECTION POST EXAM 2020 depends on the post you are applying which are generally for three levels: Matriculation,10+2 level, Graduation and above.

Graduation Level

 This is a golden opportunity for the aspiring graduates who wants to work under SSC because SSC Selection exam consist of various posts for graduates like senior Research Assistant, Junior Scientific Assistant along with various other posts in different zones. Complete list of the post is provided below:

Post NameQualification
 Sr. Technical Assistant


Proof Reader
Scientific Assistant
Jr. Engineer (Electronics)
Textile Designer
Jr. Tech Assistant
Research Assistant
Girl Cadet Instructors
Jr. Geographical Assistant
Jr. Engineer
Jr. Zoological Asst
Library Information Assistant
Senior Research Assistant
Junior Scientific Assistant
Senior Instructor
Preservation Assistant
Garden Overseer
Senior Preservation Assistant
Field Attendant
Research Assistant
Data Entry Operator
Junior Engineer
Textile Designer
Junior Technical Assistant

 Matriculation level

There are certain post for which Matriculation level is required. Candidates are advised to look at the eligibility criteria carefully in order to avoid any misunderstanding. Below is the list of various posts in which marticulation is needed

Post NameQualification
Staff Car Driver


Laboratory Attendant
Generator Operator
Laboratory Technician
Office Attendant
Technical Operator
Medical Attendant
Lady Medical Attendant
Laboratory Attendant

Higher Secondary Level

SSC has certain posts for which 10+2 level is required, for example: Primary teacher, Laboratory Teacher etc. This will be a golden opportunity for aspirants who want to be in a government sector specifically in SSC. All the required details related to the post is given below:

Post NameQualification
Sr Conservation Assistant

Higher Secondary

Laboratory Assistant
Primary Teacher
Senior Conservation Assistant


The age limit for various posts varies. The minimum  age is 18 years and maximum 30 years depending on what post you are applying for. You can check the age limit criteria  based on your interest for the particular post. 

Post NameAge Limit (in Years)
 Sr. Technical Assistant 18-30
Sr Conservation Assistant
Scientific Assistant
Jr. Engineer (Electronics)
Textile Designer
Jr. Tech Assistant
Research Assistant
Jr. Engineer
Primary Teacher
Library Information Assistant
Senior Research Assistant
Junior Scientific Assistant
Senior Instructor
Senior Conservation Assistant
Junior Engineer
Textile Designer
Junior Technical Assistant
Blacksmith 18-27
Jr. Zoological Asst
Laboratory Assistant
Laboratory Technician
Preservation Assistant
Garden Overseer
Senior Preservation Assistant
Field Attendant
Office Attendant
Research Assistant
Technical Operator
Laboratory Attendant
MTS 18-25
Proof Reader
Staff Car Driver
Laboratory Attendant
Generator Operator
Jr. Geographical Assistant
Medical Attendant
Lady Medical Attendant
Girl Cadet Instructors 20-25
Data Entry Operator 18-26


Apart from the above Government has provided age relaxation to certain category like SC/ST/  exserviceman. Some of them can enjoy the relaxation upto 5 years whereas some enjoys only 3 years relaxation in age limit. For Complete details related to the age relaxation please refer below.

CategoryAge relaxation
SC/ST 5 years
OBC 3 years
PWD 10 years
PWD(SC/ST) 13 years
PWD(OBC) 15 years

Other than the above there are other things also which need to be look into before applying for the examination therefore candidates are advised to go through the official notification carefully.


The exam of SSC SELECTION POST is mentioned in the official notification.  You can start your preparation so that you are prepare to face any challenge. Other important details are given below  

SSC Selection Post EventsSSC Selection Post Exam Dates
Dates for submission of online applications February 21st, 2020
Last date for receipt of application March 20th, 2020
Last date for making online fee payment March 23rd, 2020
Last date for generation of offline Challan March 23rd, 2020
Last date for payment through Challan (during working hours of Bank) March 25th, 2020
Date of Computer Based Examination 10th to 12th June , 2020


As SSC Selection Post 2020 contains various post of different levels,  so salary for each post varies from level 1 to level 7 in the pay matrix. It is based on the post a candidate applying for. To know the complete detail about this you can visit the official website and see the complete details about the post and salary there.


SSC Staff Selection Post notification 2020 details is available in the official website. The SSC Selection Post vacancies varies depending upon the post for which a candidate has applied . Further details can be get from the table below-

SSC RegionVacancies
Central Region (CR) 155
Eastern Region (ER) 104
Karnataka, Kerala Region (KKR) 103
Madhya Pradesh Sub-Region (MPR) 41
North Eastern Region (NER) 25
Northern Region (NR) 376
North Western Sub-Region (NWR) 262
Southern Region (SR) 67
Western Region (WR) 215
Total 1348


You can apply for the post by visiting the official website: and then go to the apply for selection post section where you can fill all the required details. The procedure is explained below

  • First go to the official website of SSC i.e. 

  • Click on “latest news” section and click on” Phase-VIII/2020/selection posts”
  • Click on new user and fill in your details 
  • After all the details click on submit button and you can pay the fee there after. You can pay with either online or offline mode. There is no fee for female candidates and the candidates belong to SC/ST category, whereas candidates belong to unreserved category and OBC category need to pay a fee of Rs 100.
  • Make sure that all the mentioned documents should be uploaded in the prescribed format and size.


A candidate can pay the Application fee either online or offline mode. There is no fee for female candidates and the candidates belonging to SC/ST/PWD and ESM eligible for reservation category whereas candidates belong to unreserved category and OBC category need to pay a fee of Rs 100.


SSC Selection Post 2020 Admit Card will be available a week or 15 days before the exam. You can check the official website from time to time to keep yourself updated related to this. After downloading the admit card you will be able to know about your exam date , exam time and exam centre. 


SSC allots various exam centres according to the region form where a candidate has applied for. A candidate can select the examination region according to the choice and the centre will be allotted within that region. For SSC Selection Post, the different regions where exam is scheduled are listed below. A candidate gets to know about the SSC Selection Exam centre once the admit cards are issued

RegionExam Centres
Central Region (CR) Prayagraj and Patna
Eastern Region (ER) Kolkata, Bhubaneshwar, Port Blair and Ranchi
Karnataka, Kerala Region (KKR) Bengaluru and Thiruvananthapuram
Madhya Pradesh Sub-Region (MPR) Bhopal and Raipur
North Eastern Region (NER) Guwahati, Imphal, Shillong, Agartala and Kohima
Northern Region (NR) Delhi, Dehradun and Jaipur
North Western Sub-Region (NWR) Chandigarh, Jammu, Srinagar and Hamirpur
Southern Region (SR) Chennai, Hyderabad, Vijayawada and Vishakhapatnam
Western Region (WR) Mumbai and Ahmedabad


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SSC Selection Post vacancies have been released for a total of 9 regions: Central Region, Eastern Region, Karnataka, Kerala Region, Madhya Pradesh Sub-Region,North Eastern Region, Northern Region, North Western Sub-Region, Southern Region & Western Region.

SSC Selection Post vacancies have been released for a total of  9 regions: Central Region, Eastern Region, Karnataka, Kerala Region, Madhya Pradesh Sub-Region,North Eastern Region, Northern Region, North Western Sub-Region, Southern Region & Western Region.

Total 1348 vacancies have been released in SSC Selection Post Recruitment.

Once you have submitted the final form, you can not make any further changes.

No. There is no such relaxation mentioned in SSC Selection Post recruitment notification for EWS category.

The minimum age of the candidates applying for SSC Selection Post should be 18 years and the maximum age should be 30 years.

Most of the posts in SSC Selection Post recruitment require a Bachelor's degree from a recognized University, but it may vary for few posts. It is advised that before filling the application form all candidates should check the minimum qualification required for a particular post.

There is no Interview for any post in SSC Selection Post recruitment. A candidate will only have to appear in the online test and secure the minimum qualifying marks.

Female candidates and the candidates belonging to SC/ST/Ex-Servicemen/PWD categories are exempted from SSC Selection Post application fee.