SSC Commission Examination Pattern and Eligibility Criteria.

By | January 4, 2018

SSC Commission (Staff Selection Commission ) is an organization which is governed by Government of India to recruit staff for various posts in the Ministries and Departments of the Government of India.

SSC Commission Combined Graduation Level ( SSC CGL) is the one such examination which is cunducted by Government of India.

Staff Selection Commission


SSC Examinations consist of 4 steps : –

1) Preliminary exam
2) Main exam
3) Descriptive exam
4) Computer Proficiency Test (CPT)


Based on the preliminary SSC exam pattern, the syllabus for the examination is majorly divided into four sections :-

1) General intelligence and Reasoning
2) Quantitative aptitude
3) General awareness
4) English Comprehension

The preliminary examination will consists of one objective type – Multiple Choice Questions only. There are 4 parts in the Question set. In which part 1 , 2 & 3 are set both in English and Hindi language.
Paper consist of 200 marks.


The  SSC Main exam have also four sections in which section 1 & 2 is compulsory for all those candidates who have qualified in Preliminary exam. Section 3 & 4 are for those candidates who have applied for some special posts. Objective type multiple choice questions comprising of 800 marks are aksed in this exam.

1) Quantitative ability
2) English language and comprehension
3) Statistics
4) General studies ( finance and economics)


Interview of 100 marks is replaced by this descriptive exam. The descriptive paper is based on the essay or letter writing which can be attempted in English or Hindi .


For some posts, this test is taken for knowing the computer skill knowledge of the candidates.

SSC Eligibility Criteria : –

Nationality : – A candidate must be a citizen of India

Age eligibility : – The upper age limit for

General : – 18 – 30 years
OBC : – 18 – 33 years
SC/ST : – 18 – 35 years

SSC Educational qualification

Candidates have a bachelor degree or may be appearing in can apply for SSC examination from a cental , state or open university or a degree received through correspondence or distance education. Percentage in degree isn’t matter. Candidates only have to passed in
their degree.

And now , the final merit list is determined on the basis of the total score achieved by candidates in Preliminary , main and descriptive examination.
On the basis of category SSC recommend various posts for selected candidates.

But to qualify this exam , hard labour is needed and it is important for the candidates to start their preparation as early as possible. Since , the SSC exam is attended by large number of candidates and the seats are so reserved. So , start preparing yourself for examination.

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