The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) Exam, is conducted by the Government of India for the recruitment of grade officers for various posts under the ministerial wing. The main posts for which candidates are recruited through the SSC exam are Examiner, Assistant CSS, Preventive Officer, Income Tax Inspector, Central Excise Inspector, Assistant Enforcement Officer, Sub-Inspector in CBI, Inspector of Posts, Auditor etc.
The approximate salary for the various posts of SSC is as follows:
|Grade Pay||Post||Approx. Gross Monthly Salary|
|1800||Multi-Tasking Staff||Rs. 17,170|
|1900||Lower Divisional Clerk||Rs. 18,842|
|2400||Tax Asst., Data Entity Operator, UDC and Complier||Rs. 25,734|
|2800||Auditor, Jr. Accountant||Rs. 29,054|
|4200||Statistical Investigator, SI in CBI and Div. Accountant||Rs. 33,955|
|4600||Assistants and Inspectors in CBDT/CBEC||Rs. 42,291|
Age limit is reckoned as per as on 1st August 2017. There will be age relaxation for SC/ST/PWD Candidates
|Category of Posts||Age Limit|
|Inspector of Income Tax/ Inspector (Central Excise), Inspector (Preventive Officer), Inspector (Examiner), Inspector of Posts/Assistant Enforcement Officer/Inspector (CBN) Complier Divisional Accountant/ Auditors/ UDCs/Tax Assistants/Junior Accountant & Accountant/ Sub-Inspector (CBN)||18-27 years|
|Statistical Investigator Gr. II||Not exceeding 26 years of age|
|Assistant/Sub Inspector in CBI||20-27 years|
The minimum educational qualification that is required is a graduation degree. The following qualifications are needed for certain posts:
Compiler: Bachelor's degree from any recognized university with Economics or Statistics or Mathematics as compulsory or Elective subject.
Statistical Investigator Grade II: Bachelor's degree with Statistics as one of the main subjects or Bachelor's degree with Mathematics or Economics or Commerce (with Statistics as a paper studied in one year/two years/all three years as the case may be) as one of the main subjects.
The SSC exam has a 3-tier syllabus, designed to test the candidate's exposure and ability to handle managerial tasks at the Government level.
Tier I :
Reasoning, Intelligence, Awareness, Quantitative Aptitude and English Comprehension. This is an 1 hour paper and will be for a total of 200 marks.
|Section||Duration||Number of Questions||Marks|
|General Intelligence and Reasoning||---||25
Each question carries 2 marks and 0.5 marks are deducted for each wrong answer.
Quantitative Ability and English Comprehension. This test is held over a period of two days with a total of 3 papers, out of which candidates might have to sit for just 2, depending on the post that is being applied for.
|#||Subject||No. of Questions||Total Marks||Negative Marking|
|Paper 1||Arithmetic Ability||100||200||-0.5 marks|
|Paper 2||English Language and Comprehension Test||200||200||-0.25 marks|
|Paper 3||Mathematics/ Statistics||100||200||-0.5 marks|
|Paper IV||General Studies (Finance and Economics)||100
Personality Test/ Interview
|Exam||Last date of Registration||Date of Exam|
|Combined Graduate Level (Tier – I), 2017||16th june 2017
||1st August to 20th August
|Combined Graduate Level (Tier – II), 2017
||---||Nov 10, 2017 and Nov 11, 2017
|Combined Graduate Level (Tier – III), 2017
||--||21 Jan 2018