SSC Selection Post

SSC Selection Post 2021 Highlights

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 are conducted by SSC are SSC CGL, SSC MTS, SSC JE and many more. SSC SELECTION POST is one such examination that 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. 

SSC has released the dates for SSC Selection Posts (Phase IX) 2021 examination which will be held from February 02, 2022 - February 10, 2022. 

SSC Selection Post 2021 Highlights

Conducting BodyStaff Selection Commission (SSC)
Exam Name SSC Selection Posts
Mode of Exam Online
SSC Selection Post Phases Online Test, Document Verification, Skill Test
SSC Selection Posts Salary Level 1 to 7 (Rs. 5200/- to Rs. 34800/-)
Official website
Negative Marking 1/4th marks
Time Duration 60 minutes
Maximum marks  200 marks 
SSC Selection Post 2021 Exam Date February 02, to February 10, 2022
SSC Selection Post 2021 Exam Notification PDF Click Here

SSC Selection Post Notification 2021

SSC has released the dates for SSC Selection Posts (Phase IX) 2021 examination which will be held from February 02, 2022 - February 10, 2022. 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. You can save your time by going through the SSC exam-related information on this exam page. 

SSC Selection Post Exam Pattern 2021

SSC Selection Post 2021 written exam will be a Computer Based Test ie CBT. 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. The SSC Selection Post Exam pattern consists of four subjects/sections as mentioned below. The exam pattern can be deduced from the table below.

 The SSC Selection Post exam is held in the following phases:

  • Written examination (Objective type Computer based test)
  • Document verification
  • Skill Test (where ever needed)

Subjects involved in SSC Selection Post are given below with the weightage and time allotted for the SSC 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

For each wrong answer, 0.50 marks will be deducted. After qualifying written examination you will 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 a minimum 100.
You need to appear only once in the SSC exam for one level of post, otherwise, your candidature will be cancelled. If you have applied for two levels of posts for e.g. Matriculation and Higher Secondary(10+2), you need to appear once for each level of examination. You need to score a minimum cut off of  35% if you belong to General Category and 30% if OBC/ EWS. For other categories, you need to score 25% as a minimum cutoff.

SSC Selection Post Syllabus 2021

Before starting the preparation for the SSC Selection post 2021 exam you should go through the complete syllabus first so that, you 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 syllabus for all the three levels is given below for your reference.

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
General Intelligence Analogy, Classification, Word formation, 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
General Awareness
  • Nature of Matter, Universe (Planets / Earth / Satellites / Sun ), Electricity and its application
  • Force and Gravitation, Newton’s Laws Of Motion, Work, Energy and Power
  • Heat, Temperature, Metals and Non-Metals, Carbon and its Compounds, Measurements in Science, Sound & Wave Motion, Atomic Structure
  • Atomic Structure. Chemical Bonding, Periodic Classification of Element, Acids, Base, and Salts, Metals and Non-metals, Radioactivity, Hydrocarbons, Human Diseases, Human Body, Composition of Blood, Structure of Plant and Animal Cell, Photosynthesis.

SSC Selection Post Exam Dates 2021

The SSC Selection Post 2021 exam dates are all mentioned in the official notification.  You should start your preparation now so that you are in a good shape to face the SSC Selection Post exam heat. As vacancies will be limited, going by the previous year trend, so the rush for each post will be unreasonably high. SSC has released the dates for SSC Selection Posts (Phase IX) 2021 examination which will be held from February 02, 2022 - February 10, 2022. Other important details are given below. 

SSC Selection Post Exam Dates

SSC Selection Post EventsSSC Selection Post Exam Dates
Dates for submission of online applications September 24, to October 25, 2021
Last date for receipt of the application October 25, 2021 (up to 11.30 P.M.)
Last date for making online fee payment October 28, 2021 (11.30 P.M.)
Last date for generation of offline Challan October 28, 2021 (11.30 P.M.)
Last date for payment through Challan (during working hours of Bank) November 01, 2021
SSC Selection Post Phase IX 2021 Exam Date February 02, to February 10, 2022

SSC Selection Post Salary 2021

As SSC Selection Post 2021 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 you apply for. To know the complete details about salary that will be offered to you under the different posts mentioned under SSC selection post, have a look below.

SSC RegionPay Scale
Central Region (CR) Level 2 - Level 6 (RS.35400- 112400)
Eastern Region (ER) Level 1 in the Pay Matrix as per 7th CPC - Level 7 in the Pay Matrix as per 7th CPC
Karnataka, Kerala Region (KKR) Level 2 in the Pay Matrix of 7th Central Pay Commission - Level 7 in the Pay Matrix of 7th Central Pay Commission
Madhya Pradesh Sub-Region (MPR) Level 1 (Rs.18000/-) in the pay matrix - Level 7 in the pay matrix (Rs.44900 - 142400/-)
North Eastern Region (NER) Level 1: Rs.18000- 56900/- - Level 6: Rs.35400 - 112400/-
Northern Region (NR) Pay Matrix Level 1 (Grade Pay Rs.1800/-) - Pay Matrix Level 7 (Grade Pay Rs.4600/-)
North Western Sub-Region (NWR) Level 1 in the Pay Matrix - Level 7 In the Pay Matrix
Southern Region (SR) Level 2 (Rs.19900 - 63200) - Level 6 (Rs.35400 to Rs.112400/- )
Western Region (WR) Pay Matrix Level 1 in Rs.18000 - 41100 - Pay Matrix Level 7 in Rs.44900 - 142400

SSC Selection Post Vacancy 2021

SSC Staff Selection Post 2021 recruitment will contain all the details about the exam, exam pattern, eligibility criteria, number of vacancies and other important details.The SSC Selection Post vacancies varies depending upon the post for which you have applied . As the SSC exam 2021 notification is not out yet, till then you can go through previous year ie 2020 vacancies from the table given below. 

SC 477
ST 299
OBC 788
UR 1366
ESM 133
OH 27
HH 20
VH 17
EWS 381
Others 06
Total 3261

SSC Selection Post Eligibility Criteria 2021

Before applying for the SSC selection post 2021 you should first check the SSC Selection Post eligibility criteria to avoid getting rejected at a later stage of the recruitment process. Since the SSC Selection Post exam consists of different posts so the eligibility criteria for various posts differ and is given below.

SSC Selection Post Educational qualification

Educational qualification for SSC selection post 2021 exam depends on the post you are applying for which are generally of three levels: Matriculation,10+2 level, Graduation and above.

Graduation Level

This is a golden opportunity if you want to work under SSC because the SSC Selection exam consist of various posts for graduates like senior Research Assistant, Junior Scientific Assistant along with various other posts in different zones. A complete list of the post along with qualification is provided below.

S.NoPost NameS.NoPost Name
1 Sr. Technical Assistant 14 Inspector(Non-Technical)
2 Proof Reader 15 Junior Scientific Assistant
3 Scientific Assistant 16 Senior Instructor
4 Jr. Engineer (Electronics) 17 Preservation Assistant
5 Textile Designer 18 Garden Overseer
6 Jr. Tech Assistant 19 Senior Preservation Assistant
7 Research Assistant 20 Field Attendant
8 Girl Cadet Instructors 21 Research Assistant
9 Jr. Geographical Assistant 22 Accountant
10 Jr. Engineer 23 Data Entry Operator
11 Jr. Zoological Asst 24 Junior Engineer
12 Library Information Assistant 25 Textile Designer
13 Senior Research Assistant 26 Junior Technical Assistant

 Matriculation level

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

S.NoPost NameS.NoPost Name
1 Staff Car Driver 6 Technical Operator
2 Laboratory Attendant 7 Mechanic
3 Generator Operator 8 Medical Attendant
4 Laboratory Technician 9 Lady Medical Attendant
5 Office Attendant 10 Laboratory Attendant

Higher Secondary Level

SSC has certain posts for which 10+2 level is required, for example- Primary teacher, Laboratory Teacher and others as mentioned below. All the required details related to the various posts is given below.

S.NoPost NameS.NoPost Name
1 Sr Conservation Assistant 3 Primary Teacher
2 Laboratory Assistant 4 Senior Conservation Assistant

SSC Selection Post Age Criteria

The age limit for various posts under SSC selection post 2021  varies. The minimum age is 18 years and maximum 30 years depending on the post you are applying for. You can check the age limit criteria based on your interest for that 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

SSC Selection Post Age Relaxation

Apart from the above age criteria, SSC provides age relaxation to certain categories like SC/ST/ ex-serviceman as per Government norms. Some of them can enjoy the relaxation up to 5 years whereas some enjoy only 3 years relaxation in age limit. For complete details related to the age relaxation on SSC Selection post 2021 please refer to the table below.

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

SSC Selection Post  2021: How To Apply Online

You can apply for the SSC Selection post 2021 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.

  • Visit the official website of SSC i.e.
  • Register yourself if you are applying for the first time by entering all the details asked like email id, contact number, name and other details
  • A Registration Number, password will be generated and will be sent to you in your registered mobile and email
  • Change your password when you first login in and login again using your Registration Number and changed password
  • Click on the apply link in Phase-VIII/2021/selection posts examination
  • Fill in all the other details asked and click on submit button. Proceed to payment of SSC Selection post 2021 application fee. You can pay in either online or offline mode. If you are a female or if you belong to SC/ST category, you are exempted from the application fee whereas if you belong to the unreserved category and OBC category, you need to pay a fee of Rs 100
  • Make sure that all the mentioned documents should be uploaded in the prescribed format and size as mentioned below-
    • Your Board, Roll Number and Year of Passing the Matriculation (10th) Exam
    • Scanned colour passport size photograph in JPEG format of dimension between 20 KB to 50 KB
    • Scanned signature in JPEG format with dimension ranging between 10KB to 20 KB. For VH candidate, a thumb impression is allowed
  • Disability Certificate Number, if you fall under benchmark disability
  • Take out the print of the application form and receipt for future use

SSC Selection Post Application Fee

You have the option of paying the SSC Selection Post 2021 application fee either online or offline mode. There is no fee if you are a  female or if you belong to SC/ST/PWD and ESM (ex-servicemen) category whereas if you belong to the unreserved category or OBC category you need to pay a fee of Rs 100. Complete details for the SSC Selection Post application fee is given below.

CategoryApplication Fee
General and OBC Rs. 100
SC/ST/Women/Ex-Serviceman/PwD No Fee

SSC Selection Post Exam Centre

SSC allots various exam centres according to the region from where you have applied for. You can select the SSC Selection Post 2021  examination region according to your choice and the centre will be allotted within that region. For SSC Selection Post, the different regions where the exam is scheduled are listed below. You have the option for filling three exam centres, in the order of priority, within the same Region. You should select the SSC exam centres, carefully and fill the same in your online application. No request for change of SSC Selection Post exam centre will be entertained later. Though you will be given the centre of your choice but SSC reserves the right to allot you a different exam centre than the filled one in case of any administrative emergency. 

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

SSC Selection Post Admit Card 2021

SSC Selection Post 2021 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. You need to bring the print out of your SSC exam admit card along with one identity proof at the time of computer based online exam.

SSC Selection Post Free Mock Tests 2021

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Frequently Asked Questions


For how many regions SSC Selection Post vacancies have been released?


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.


Can I edit my SSC Selection Post online application form?


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


Is there any age relaxation provided to EWS category in SSC Selection Post recruitment?


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


What is the age limit for candidates applying for SSC Selection Post?


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


Is the educational criteria common for all the posts in SSC Selection Post recruitment?


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.


Is there any Interview stage in SSC Selection Post recruitment?


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.


Who all are exempted from SSC Selection Post application fee?


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