SSC Selection Post Eligibility Criteria

By Reena Pal | Updated on: May 14, 2022

SSC Selection Post Eligibility Criteria 2022

 SSC Selection Post

Before applying for the SSC selection post 2022 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 have been given below.

SSC Selection Post Educational Qualification

Educational qualification for SSC selection post 2022 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 have been 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 2022  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 in that particular post. 

Post NameAge Limit (As on January 01,2022)
 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
Inspector(Non-Technical)
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
Accountant
Technical Operator
Mechanic
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 of relaxation within the age limit. For complete details related to the age relaxation on SSC Selection post 2022 please refer to the table below.

CategoryAge relaxation
SC/ST 5 years
OBC 3 years
PWD 10 years
PWD(SC/ST) 15 years
PWD(OBC) 13 years
EX SERVICEMAN(EXS) 3 years after deduction of the military service rendered from the actual age as on the closing date
Defence Personnel disabled in operation during hostilities with any foreign country or in a disturbed area and released as a consequence thereof 3 years
Defence Personnel disabled in operation during hostilities with any foreign country or in a disturbed area and released as a consequence thereof (SC/ ST) 8 years
For Group ‘C’ posts only
Central Govt. Civilian Employees who have rendered not less than 3 years regular and continuous service as on closing date for receipt of application Up to 40 years of age
Central Govt. Civilian Employees (SC/ST) who have rendered not less than 3 years regular and continuous service as on closing date for receipt of application Up to 45 years of age
Widows/ Divorced Women/ Women judicially separated and who are not remarried Up to 35 years of age
Widows/ Divorced Women/ Women judicially separated and who are not remarried (SC/ ST) Up to 40 years of age

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FAQs

You need pass the Marticulation, High School and Graduate depending on the post. Please reder to the eligibility criteria for further details.
It is cleared mentioned that a candidate need to possess the essential qualification as on the date mentioned by the commission.
Yes, if you belong to the reserved category, you can claim age relaxation. For details, please refer to the age relaxation section.

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