Staff Selection Commission Exams (SSC)


- Facts every aspirant should know

The Staff Selection Commission Exams (SSC) - Facts every aspirant should know

Staff Selection Commission (SSC) is an association under the Government of India to enlist staff for different posts in the different Ministries and Departments of the Government of India and in Subordinate Offices

This commission is an appended office of the Department of Personnel and Training (DoPT) which comprises of Chairman, two Members and a Secretary-cum-Controller of Examinations. His post is equal to the degree of Additional Secretary to the Government of India.

The Estimates advisory group in the Parliament suggested the setting up of a Service Selection Commission in its 47th report (1967–68) for directing assessments to enlist lower classifications of posts. Afterward, in the Department of Personnel and Administrative Reforms, on 4 November 1975 Government of India established a commission called Subordinate Service Commission. On 26 September 1977, Subordinate Services Commission was renamed as Staff Selection Commission. The elements of Staff Selection Commission were re-imagined by The Government of India through Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and on 21 May 1999. At that point the new constitution and elements of Staff Selection Commission (SSC) happened from 1 June 1999. Consistently SSC conducts the SSC Combined Graduate Level Examination for enrolling non-gazetted officials to different government occupations.Headquarters

Staff Selection Commission has its headquarters located at New Delhi. At present, it has seven Regional offices at Prayagraj, Mumbai, Kolkata, Guwahati, Chennai, Bangalore and New Delhi. It also has two Sub- Regional offices at Raipur and Chandigarh.


Staff Selection Commission




Umakant Gangwar


4 November 1975; 44 years ago




New Delhi, India

Region served



Braj Raj Sharma,IAS joined as Chairman, S.S.C. on 24 October 2019




Staff Selection

Formerly called

Subordinate Services Commission


Exams conducted by SSC

SSC at present capacities as a subordinate office of DOPT and is for the most part occupied with directing serious tests for enrollment to different posts in the SSC offices, associations. In the earlier years, SSC has directed different tests as given beneath· SSC Combined Graduate Level Examination (SSC CGL)

  • SSC Combined Graduate Level Examination (SSC CGL)
  • SSC Combined Higher Secondary Level Exam (SSC CHSL)
  • Junior Engineer
  • Junior Hindi Translator
  • SSC GD Constable
  • SSC Multitasking Staff
  • Selection Post
  • SI (Central Police Organization)