SSC stands for Staff Selection Commission, is an Indian organization which recruits staffs for various posts in the various Ministries and Departments of the Government of India. It also recruits for subordinates offices. The commission is headed by a chairman and there are two members and a Secretary-cum-Controller of Examinations to assist the Chairman. It is headquartered at New Delhi, India.
The Staff Service Commission conducts competitive examinations to recruit various services and posts. There are more than 20 types of jobs varies from group B to group C. Eligibility criteria is graduation in any stream from a recognized university to apply for an SSC examination. Physical fitness and measurement are also required for some posts like the Sub-Inspector and Narcotics department.
Some of the Major Functions of SSC:
To conduct recruitment for the Group “B” posts in the Ministries/ Departments of the Govt. of India and their subordinate offices and for all non-technical Group “C” posts in the Ministries or Departments of Govt. of India and their subordinate offices
To conduct exams and interviews for the posts within its purview
To conduct departmental exams related to promotion from a lower division to upper divisions
To conduct periodical typewriting tests in Hindi and English
To perform other functions entrusted to it by the Central Govt. from time to time
Staff Selection Commission conducts multiple exams each year. Following are the list of government exams conducted by SSC.
SSC CGL(Combined Graduate Level)
Staff Selection Commission (SSC) conducts the Combined Graduate Level examination (CGL) to recruit candidates for Group B and C posts in various ministries/ departments/ organizations.
Some of the posts for which candidates are recruited on the basis of SSC CGL exam are:
The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) carries out the Combined Higher Secondary Level (CHSL, 10+2) Exam to recruit persons at various posts like: Postal Assistants/Sorting Assistants(PA/SA) Data Entry Operator (DEO).
SSC CHSL examination is conducted for following job profiles:
III. Postal Assistant/Shorting Assistant
Every year SSC releases the notification of Central Police Organisation (CPO) vacancies for the post of sub-inspector and Assistant Sub-Inspector. SSC CPO Which stands for Staff Selection Commission Central Police Organisation.
List of Posts under SSC CPO
III. SI in CISF (Central Industrial Security Force)
VII. Assistant Sub-Inspector (ASI) in Central Industrial Security Force (CISF)
SSC FCI stands for Staff Selection Commission Food Corporation of India. The Food Corporation of India(FCI) is a government organization that is responsible for the supply of food grains all over the country. The Staff Selection Commission conducts a national level recruitment exam for various posts in various departments under the Government of India. Like any other government department, in FCI also.
List of Posts under SSC CPO
III. Steno. Grade- II
VII. AG-III (Accounts)
VIII. AG-III (Technical)
Staff Selection Commission (SSC) conducts the annual examination for recruitment of Junior Engineers (JE) Group-’B’ posts in Civil, Mechanical, Electrical, Quantity Surveying and Contract domain.
Some of the posts for which candidates are recruited on the basis of SSC JE exam are:
III. JE (Civil), CPWD
VII. JE (Electrical and Mechanical), Military Engineering Service
VIII. JE (Quality Surveying and Contract), Military Engineering Service.
SSC GD (General Duty) Constable Exam is one of those exams which are conducted by Staff Selection Commission (SSC). Candidates who are willing to work under police forces can apply for this exam.
Post for SSC GD
BSF (Border Security Force):- SSC GD (General Duty) Constable Exam is one of those exams which are conducted by Staff Selection Commission (SSC). Candidates who are willing to work under police forces can apply for this exam.
BSF (Border Security Force):- Border Security Force is one of those posts, which ensures the security of the primary border of India. BSF is Union Government Agency referred by Central Armed Police Force (CAPF). It has own cadre of an officer but is headed by the Indian Police Service. BSF provides the security of people who are living in border areas. BSF handle illegal activities such as unauthorized entry of terrorist on the border.
CISF (Central Industrial Security Force):- As per the name, Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) provides the security of Government Industrial Areas. CISF is the Central Armed Police Force in India, whose headquarter is located in New Delhi.
CRPF (Central Reserve Police Force):- It is one of the oldest Central Para Military Forces that provide internal security to every part of India. CRPF ensures the free and fair election of parliament or assembly around the country.
SSB (Sashastra Seema Bal):- Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) also known as Special Service Bureau that was set up to counter an act of aggression by the People’s Liberation Army which provides armed support for the Research and Analysis Wing (RAW), India’s Foreign Intelligence Agency as the primary task.
ITBP (Indo Tibetan Border Police):- Indo Tibetan Border Police is a multi-dimensional force which is located on border guarding duties from Karakorum Pass in Ladakh to Jachep La in Arunachal Pradesh covering 3488 Km of Indo -China Border. ITBP is basically a Mountain Trained Force in which most of the officers are professionally trained Mountaineers and Skiers.
Rifleman in Assam RiflesIt ensures the security of Indo-China and Indo-Myanmar border during peace and proxy war. The present day, Assam Rifles can trace its origins back to a paramilitary force known as Cachar Levy that was established by the British In Assam region.
NIA (National Investigation Agency):- National Investigation Agency is a Central Agency which provides the security from terror-related crime across the state without special permission from the states. It was established by Government of India to acts as the Central Counter-Terrorism Law Enforcement Agency.
SSF (Special Security Force):- It is a Bangladeshi Law Enforcement Agency that provides protection to Government officials and Foreign Dignitaries. SSF provides physical security to the President and Prime Minister of Bangladesh, and any VIP persons by the Government of Bangladesh.