SSC Chairman – Do you know who is the newly appointed chairman of Staff Selection Commission?
As per the official website of the commission, Sujata Chaturvedi, the Additional Secretary, Department of Personnel and Training is handing the additional charges of the Staff Selection Commission as its Chairman.
The Department of Personnel & Training-DoPT relieved B R Sharma, SSC Chairman, from the post of Chairman on May 24th 2020. Hence, SSC is yet to appoint the new Chairman of Staff Selection Commission.
The article will abreast you with the list of personnel who served as SSC Chairman with their tenure of office. Candidates can also download the List of SSC Chairman PDF provided at the top and bottom of the article.
The information regarding SSC Chairman is relevant for candidates appearing for SSC exams and forms an important part of GK current affairs in other competitive exams as well. The SSC Chairman has been in news recently for the appointment of B R Sharma, former SSC Chairman as the head of Jammu & Kashmir Public Service Commission on May 24th, 2020.
Candidates can also check the list of UPSC Chairman in the link provided.
Candidates preparing for SSC exams can check other relevant topics for the general awareness section.
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SSC Chairman List (1976-2020)
The first SSC Chairman was Saiyid Hamid appointed in 1976. He served the office of Staff Selection Commission as Chairman for four years and completed his tenure in 1980.
Candidates can go through the list of SSC Chairman enlisted below with the names and tenure of office of various SSC Chairman.
|List of SSC Chairman|
|Sl. No||Names of SSC Chairman||Appointed In||Served Till|
|1.||Shri Saiyid Hamid||July 1st 1976||June 16 1980|
|2.||Smt. Inderjit Kaur||July 10 1980||July 10 1985|
|3.||Shri S.C. Mittal||July 23 1985||July 23 1990|
|4.||Shri S.N. Bajpe||July 23 1990||July 12.1994|
|5.||Shri B. Sankaran||November 28 1994||November 9 1998|
|6.||Shri K.M. Lal||November 1 1999||June 21 2002|
|7.||Shri B.K. Misra||June 24 2002||October 19 2004|
|8.||Shri Prakash Chander||December 20 2004||November 23 2005|
|9.||Shri I.M.G. Khan||November 28 2005||January 12 2006|
|10||Shri Brahm Dutt||January 13 2006||October 30 2006|
|11.||Dr. (Smt.) C T Misra||October 30 2006||October 27 2008|
|12.||Smt. Vibha Puri Das||October 29 2008||April 23 2009|
|13.||Shri N.K. Raghupathy||April 24 2009||March 2 2013|
|14.||Shri A. Bhattacharyya||March 20 2013||December 2 2015|
|15.||Shri Ashim Khurana||December 9 2015||October 24 2019|
|16.||Braj Raj Sharma||October 24 2019||May 24 2020|
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Staff Selection Commission – Important Facts
- Staff Selection Commission is an organisation under the Government of India.
- SSC recruits staff for various posts in Ministries and Departments of the Government of India and in Subordinate Offices.
- SSC has its headquarters located at New Delhi.
- The commission has seven Regional offices at Mumbai, Prayagraj, Kolkata, Chennai, Guwahati, Bangalore and New Delhi.
- It also has two Sub- Regional offices at Chandigarh and Raipur.
- SSC currently functions as a subordinate office of DOPT – Department of Personnel & Training and is mainly associated in conducting competitive exams for SSC Recruitment to various posts in the departments and organizations of Government of India
SSC conducts various exams and the names are given below:
- SSC CGL – SSC Combined Graduate Level Examination
- SSC CHSL – SSC Combined Higher Secondary Level Exam
- SSC JE – SSC Junior Engineer
- SSC GD – SSC General Duty Constable
- SSC CPO – SSC SI (Central Police Organization)
- SSC Stenographer C & D
- SSC MTS – SSC Multitasking Staff
- SSC Junior Hindi Translator
- SSC Selection Post
Candidates preparing for the upcoming SSC exams must check Previous Year Question Papers with solution PDF to understand the type of questions asked in the general awareness section of SSC examinations.
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Candidates willing to prepare for any SSC examination can check the given links for assistance:
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Further details regarding various examinations held by the Staff Selection Commission can be checked on the links given below: