SSC Full Form - What are SSC CGL, GD, JE, CPO, CHSL ?

What is SSC?

The full form of SSC is Staff Selection Commission.

Staff Selection Commission(SSC) is an important organization under the Government of India which takes care of the recruitment aspect for different posts for various ministries, departments, and offices.

The Staff Selection Commission is one of the major bodies of the Department of Personnel and Training (DoPT) which has a Chairman, two Members and a Secretary-cum-Controller of Examinations.

The Staff Selection Commission was formerly called as Subordinate Services Commission.

SSC also stands for  Secondary School Certificate. This certificate examination is conducted by various boards of education including CBSE and other state boards for 10th-grade students.

However, in this article, we will provide information on the Staff Selection Commission.

Established in 1975, the SSC has been actively involved in selecting staff for various Group B and Group C posts. SSC conducts various exams to carry out the recruitment process.

The major exams that the Staff Selection Commission conducts are given below:

  1. Combined Graduate Level Exam(CGL Exam)
  2. Combined Higher Secondary Level Exam(CHSL Exam)
  3. Junior Engineer Exam(JE Exam)
  4. General Duty Exam for Constables(GD Exam)
  5. Central Police Organization Exam(CPO Exam)

The minimum educational qualification for a few of these SSC exams is undergraduate (12 th board ). However, most of these exams have the qualification requirement for graduation.

  • Headquarters of Staff Selection Commission- New Delhi
  • Regional offices- Allahabad, Mumbai, Kolkata, Guwahati, Chennai, Bangalore
  • Official Website- ssc.nic.in

SSC CGL – What is SSC CGL?

The full form of CGL is the Combined Graduate Level Exam.

Staff Selection Commission conducts the Combined Graduate Level(CGL) Exam to recruit staff into various posts in different ministries, departments and organizations under the Government of India.

The minimum educational requirement for SSC CGL Exam is graduation from a recognized University.

To know complete details about the SSC CGL Eligibility, check the linked article.

The SSC CGL Exam is conducted to recruit for various Group B and Group C posts.

The various SSC CGL Group B posts are listed below:

  1. Assistant Audit Officer
  2. Assistant Accounts Officer
  3. Assistant Section Officer
  4. Assistant/ Superintendent
  5. Inspector of Income Tax
  6. Inspector, (Central Excise)
  7. Inspector (Preventive Officer)
  8. Inspector (Examiner)
  9. Assistant Enforcement Officer
  10. Sub Inspector
  11. Inspector Posts
  12. Divisional Accountant
  13. Inspector
  14. Sub Inspector
  15. Junior Statistical Officer

To know more about the SSC CGL Group C posts and other details related to pay band and ministries, check the table below:

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To know more about the SSC CGL Exam, refer to the table below:

SSC GD – What is SSC GD?

The full form of GD is the General Duty Exam.

Staff Selection Commission (SSC) conducts the SSC General Duty (GD) exam every year to recruit eligible candidates for the posts of Constable (General Duty) in Border Security Force (BSF), Secretariat Security Force (SSF), Central Industrial Security Force (CISF), National Investigation Agency (NIA), Indo Tibetan Border Police (ITBP), Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB), Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) and Rifleman (General Duty) in Assam Rifles.

The recruitment for these posts is done as per the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) mutually agreed by the SSC and Ministry of Home Affairs.

The SSC GD vacancies for 2018-19 were close to 54,953. As the official Notification for the SSC GD 2019-20 has not yet been released, the 2018 vacancies will give an idea on the various SSC GD posts and respective vacancies for male and female.

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To know more about the SSC GD Exam, refer to the table below:

SSC JE – What is SSC JE?

The full form of JE  is the Junior Engineer Exam. Staff Selection Commission (SSC) conducts the SSC Junior Engineer (JE) Exam every year for the recruitment of Junior Engineers (Civil, Electrical, Mechanical and Quantity Surveying and Contracts) posts for various Departments/ Organizations in the Government of India.

SSC Junior Engineer recruitment is done for the following departments:

  • Central Water Organization
  • Central Water Commission
  • Central Public Works Department
  • Department of Posts
  • Military Engineer Services
  • Farakka Barrage Project
  • Border Road Organization
  • Central Water and Power Research Station
  • Directorate of Quality Assurance
  • National Technical Research Organization

For complete details on the SSC JE posts and departments, refer to the table below:

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To know more about the SSC JE exam, refer to the table below:

SSC CHSL – What is SSC CHSL?

The full form of CHSL is the Combined Higher Secondary Level Exam.

Staff Selection Commission conducts the Combined Higher Secondary Level (CHSL) Examination to recruit candidates for various posts under different departments, ministries, etc.

The vacancies announced for this year was around 5780.

The relevant posts for SSC CHSL recruitment are given below:

  1. Lower Division Clerk (LDC)/ Junior Secretariat Assistant (JSA)
  2. Postal Assistant (PA)/ Sorting Assistant (SA)
  3. Data Entry Operator (DEO)
  4. Data Entry Operator, Grade A

To know in detail about the SSC CHSL Exam, refer to the table below:

SSC CPO – What is SSC CPO?

The full form of CPO is the Central Police Organization Exam.

The Staff Selection Commission conducts the Central Police Organization(CPO) Exam for recruitment of Sub-Inspector (SI) in Delhi Police, Central Armed Police Forces (CAPFs) and Assistant Sub-Inspector (ASI) in CISF.

The minimum educational qualification required to apply for the SSC CPO posts mentioned above is a Bachelor’s Degree from a recognized University.

Candidates can check the official SSC CPO Notification for details on the Eligibility requirements.

For complete details on SSC CPO Exam, refer to the table below: