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SSC Selection Post - Complete Details

About SSC Selection Post

Staff Selection Commission (SSC) is an organisation under the Government of India to recruit staff for various posts in the various Ministries and Departments of the Government of India and in Subordinate Offices.

The SSC Selection Post Phase 9 2021 with advertisement no. Phase-9/2021 is issued on 24th September 2021 for the purpose of recruiting candidates for different posts according to their educational qualifications in different departments. The candidates who are interested in the job post must check the overview of SSC Selection Post Phase 9 2021 in the below table.

OrganizationStaff Selection Commission, SSC
PostsSelection Post
PhasePhase-9/2021
Vacancies3261
Application ModeOnline
Eligibility10th/12th/Graduates
Selection ProcessWritten Examination
SalaryLevel 1 to 7
Official websitessc.nic.in

SSC Selection Post Notification

The SSC has released the notification for SSC Selection Post Phase 9 2021 on 24th September 2021. Applications must be submitted by 25th October 2021. Candidates interested in applying should submit their applications before the last submission date.

There will be three separate Computer Based Examinations consisting of Objective Type Multiple Choice questions, for the posts with minimum Educational Qualification of Matriculation, Higher Secondary, and Graduation & above levels. The details of subjects, marks, and the number of questions subject-wise will be given below. Download the official notification PDF from the link given here.

SSC Selection Post Important Dates

Phase-9 Selection Post 2021 notices have been published on www.ssc.nic.in since 24th September 2021. The online registration period will run from 24th September to 25th October 2021. It is important for candidates to keep track of important dates for SSC Selection Phase 9 2021 in order to stay abreast. The following table provides an overview of all important dates.

EventDates
Date of Advertisement24th September 2021
Start date to Submit applications24th September 2021
Last Date to submit applications25th October 2021 (11:30 pm)
Last date to pay application fee28th October 2021 (11:30 pm)
last date to generate offline chalan 28th October 2021 (11:30 pm)
Payment through Challan from SBI bank1st November 2021 (Banking Hours)
SSC Selection Post Exam dateJanuary/February 2022

SSC Selection Post Exam Pattern

There will be three separate Computer Based Examinations consisting of Objective Type Multiple Choice questions.

SubjectNo. of questionsMax. Marks
General Intelligence2550
General Awareness2550
Quantitative Aptitude (Basic Arithmetic Skill)2550
English Knowledge (Basic Knowledge)2550
Total100200
  • Test Duration will be 60 minutes
  • There will be negative marking of 0.50 marks for each wrong answer.
  • Skill Tests like Typing/ Data Entry/ Computer Proficiency Test, etc., where prescribed in the Essential Qualification will be conducted, which will be of qualifying nature.

SSC Selection Post Syllabus

Matriculation level

General Intelligence:

It would include questions of non-verbal type. The test will include questions on

  • similarities and differences.
  • space visualization.
  • problem-solving.
  • analysis.
  • judgment.
  • decision making.
  • visual memory.
  • discriminating observation.
  • relationship concepts.
  • figure classification.
  • arithmetical number series.
  • non-verbal series, etc.

The test will also include questions designed to test the candidates abilities to deal with abstract ideas and symbols and their relationship, arithmetical computation, and other analytical functions.

General Awareness:

Questions are designed to test the general awareness of the environment and its application to society. Questions will also be designed to test knowledge of current events and of such matters of everyday observation and experience in their scientific aspects as may be expected of an educated person. The test will also include questions relating to

India and its neighboring countries especially pertaining to Sports, History, Culture, Geography, Economic science, General Polity including Indian Constitution, Scientific Research, etc.

These questions will be such that they do not require a special study of any discipline.

Quantitative Aptitude:

This paper will include questions on problems relating to

  • Number Systems.
  • Computation of Whole Numbers.
  • Decimals, and Fractions.
  • relationship between Numbers.
  • Fundamental arithmetical operations.
  • Percentages.
  • Ratio and Proportion.
  • Averages.
  • Interest.
  • Profit and Loss.
  • Discount.
  • Use of Tables and Graphs.
  • Mensuration.
  • Time and Distance.
  • Ratio and Proportion.
  • Time and Work, etc.

English Language:

Candidates understanding of the Basics of English Language, its vocabulary, grammar, sentence structure, synonyms, antonyms, and its correct usage, etc. his/her writing ability would be tested.

10+2 (Higher Secondary) level

General Intelligence:

It would include questions of both verbal and non-verbal type. The test will include questions on

  • Semantic Analogy.
  • Symbolic operations.
  • Symbolic/Number Analogy.
  • Trends.
  • Figural Analogy.
  • Space Orientation.
  • Semantic Classification.
  • Venn Diagrams.
  • Symbolic/Number Classification.
  • Drawing inferences.
  • Figural Classification.
  • Punched hole/pattern-folding & unfolding.
  • Semantic Series.
  • Figural Pattern – folding and completion.
  • Number Series, Embedded figures

Other sub-topics, if any Numerical operations.

General Awareness:

Questions are designed to test the candidates general awareness of the environment and its application to society. Questions are also designed to test knowledge of current events and of such matters of everyday observation and experience in their scientific aspect as may be expected of an educated person. The test will also include questions relating to

India and its neighboring countries especially pertaining to History, Culture, Geography, Economic Science, General polity., scientific research.

Quantitative Aptitude:

  • Arithmetic.
  • Number Systems.
  • Computation of Whole Number.
  • Decimal and Fractions.
  • Relationship between numbers.

Fundamental arithmetical operations:

  • Percentages,
  • Ratio and Proportion,
  • Square roots,
  • Averages, Interest (Simple and Compound),
  • Profit and Loss,
  • Discount,
  • Partnership Business,
  • Mixture and Allegation,
  • Time and distance,
  • Time and work.

Algebra:

Basic algebraic identities of School Algebra and Elementary surds (simple problems) and Graphs of Linear Equations.

Geometry: Familiarity with elementary geometric figures and facts: Triangle and its various kinds of centres, Congruence and similarity of triangles, Circle and its chords, tangents, angles subtended by chords of a circle, common tangents to two or more circles.

Mensuration: Triangle, Quadrilaterals, Regular Polygons, Circle, Right Prism, Right Circular Cone, Right Circular Cylinder, Sphere, Hemispheres, Rectangular Parallelepiped, Regular Right Pyramid with triangular or square, Base

Trigonometry: Trigonometry, Trigonometric ratios, Complementary angles, Height and distances (simple problems only) Standard Identities, etc., Statistical Charts: Use of Tables and Graphs, Histogram, Frequency polygon, Bar-diagram, Pie-chart.

English Language:

Spot the Error, Fill in the Blanks, Synonyms/ Homonyms, Antonyms Spellings/ Detecting Mis-spelt words, Idioms & Phrases, One-word substitution, Improvement of Sentences, Active/ Passive Voice of Verbs, Conversion into Direct/
Indirect narration, Shuffling of Sentence parts, Shuffling of Sentences in a passage, Cloze test, Comprehension Passage.

Graduation & above level:

General Intelligence:

It would include questions of both verbal and non-verbal type. This component may include questions on

  • analogies.
  • similarities and differences.
  • space visualization.
  • spatial orientation.
  • problem-solving.
  • analysis.
  • judgment.
  • decision making.
  • visual memory.
  • discrimination.
  • observation.
  • relationship concepts.
  • arithmetical reasoning and figural classification.
  • arithmetic number series.
  • non-verbal series.
  • coding and decoding.
  • statement conclusion.
  • syllogistic reasoning, etc.

Other sub-topics, if any.

General Awareness:

Questions will be designed to test the general awareness of the environment and its application to society.

Questions will also be designed to test knowledge of current events and of such matters of everyday observations and experience in their scientific aspect as may be expected of any educated person.

The test will also include questions relating to India and its neighboring countries especially pertaining to History, Culture, Geography, Economic Scene, General Polity& Scientific Research.

Quantitative Aptitude:

The questions will be designed to test the ability of appropriate use of numbers and number sense of the candidate. The scope of the test will be computation of whole numbers, decimals, fractions, and relationships between numbers, Percentage, Ratio & Proportion, Square roots, Averages, Interest, Profit and Loss, Discount, Partnership Business, Mixture and Alligation, etc.

English Language:

Candidates’ ability to understand correct English, his basic comprehension and writing ability, etc. would be tested. The questions in Parts A, B, & D will be of a level commensurate with the essential qualification viz. Graduation and questions in Part C will be of 10th standard level.

SSC Selection Post Eligibility Criteria

Nationality

A candidate must be either: 
(a) A citizen of India, or 
(b) A subject of Nepal, or 
(c) A subject of Bhutan, or 
(d) A Tibetan Refugee who came over to India, before the 1 st January, 1962 with the intention of permanently settling in India, or 
(e) A person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, East African Countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania (Formerly Tanganyika and Zanzibar), Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia and Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India.

Maximum Minimum Age Limit

The maximum and minimum age limits for different posts are as follows:

PostsAge Limit
Lab Assistant (Geology) Gr-III, Technical OperatorMin 18 years – Max 25 years
Store Keeper Gr-II Junior Engineer, Scientific AssistantMin 18 years – Max 30 years
Field AssistantMin 18 years – Max 25 years
Technical Officer, Dietician Gr-III, Technical Superintendent, Textile Designer and Sr. Scientific AssistantMin 18 years – Max 30 years
Girls Cadet InstructorMin 20 years – Max 25 years
Fumigation AssistantMin 18 years – Max 25 years
Laboratory AttendantMin 18 years – Max 27 years
Library & Information AssistantMin 18 years – Max 28 years
Library ClerkMin 18 years – Max 25 years
Junior Technical AssistantMin 18 years – Max 30 years
Senior Technical AssistantMin 18 years – Max 30 years

SSC Post Selection Application Process

Application Fees

CategoryApplication Fee
General CandidateRs 100
Women candidates, Scheduled Caste (SC) candidates, Scheduled Tribe (ST), Ex-servicemen (ESM) and Persons with disability (PWD)NIL
  • Fee payable: Rs. 100/- (Rupees One Hundred only).
  • Fee can be paid online through BHIM UPI, Net Banking, by using Visa, Mastercard, Maestro, RuPay Credit or Debit cards or in SBI Branches by generating SBI Challan.
  • Women candidates and candidates belonging to Scheduled Castes (SC), Scheduled Tribes (ST), Persons with Disabilities (PwD) and Ex-servicemen (ESM) eligible for reservation are exempted from payment of fee.

Steps To Apply Online

The process of filling online application for the examination consists of two parts:

I. One-time Registration.
II. Filling online Application for the Examination.

Part-I (One-Time Registration):

1. Click on the “Register Now” link provided in the “Login” section on https://ssc.nic.in.
2. One-time Registration procfess requires filling up of the following information:
a. Basic Details
b. Additional Details and Contact Details
c. Uploading of the scanned images of passport size photograph and signature.
3. After filling up the basic details asked you will be required to confirm your mobile number and email ID. On confirmation, your data will be saved and your Registration Number will be displayed on the screen. Your Registration Number and Password will be provided to you on your mobile number and Email ID.

Part-II (Online Application Form)

1. Log in to the online system through your ‘Registration Number’ and password.
2. Click the “Apply” link in the “Phase-VIII/2021/Selection Posts Examination” Section under the “Latest Notifications” tab.
3. Fill up the details asked like, Region name to which the post you are applying belongs to, Post Code to which you are applying for, Post Name and Level of Post is automatically displayed based on the Post Code selected by you, preference for Examination Centers, etc.
4. After filling up the details asked complete your declaration by clicking on “I agree” checkbox and fill up captcha code.
5. Preview and verify the information provided by you and “Submit” the Application.
6. Proceed to make fee payment if you are not exempted from payment of fee.
7. Fee can be paid online through BHIM UPI, Net Banking, by using Visa, Mastercard, Maestro, RuPay Credit or Debit cards or in cash at the SBI Branches by generating SBI Challan.

SSC Selection Post Vacancy Details

Total 3261 vacancies has been announced for around 271 posts for the 10th pass/12th pass/Graduate candidates. There are different vacancies open for different candidates tables which are provided below:

CategoryNo. of Posts
SC477
ST249
OBC788
UR1366
ESM133
OH27
HH20
VH17
ERS06
EWS381

Exam Date

February 2nd to 10th 2022

Total Vacancies

3261

Find the Right Plan

Flexible pricing options for all the aspirants

FAQs

Is there any Interview for SSC Selection Post Phase 9 exam?

There is no Interview for any post in SSC Selection Post Phase 9 exam.

How many vacancies has been announced for SSC Selection Post Phase 9? +

A total of 3261 vacancies has been released for SSC Selection Post Phase 9.

What is the age limit for applying for SSC Selection Post Phase 9? +

The age limit to apply for SSC Selection Post Phase 9 exam is 18 years and the maximum age should be 30 years.

Is any prior experience required for SSC Selection Post Exam? +

No prior experience is required for this job, and the minimum age requirement is 18 years for this exam.

What is the syllabus for this exam? +

The syllabus is divided into four broad sections: General Reasoning, General Knowledge, English, and Quantitative Aptitude.

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