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Staff Selection Commission Exams 2020

Staff Selection Commission conducts various recruitment exams every year. Check details about all SSC exams in India here.

Staff Selection Commission (SSC) is a government organization that recruits eligible candidates for the posts available in various ministries/departments/offices of the Government of India. Every year, lakhs of candidates appear for SSC exams in order to get recruited in different Group-B and -C posts.

This article talks about all the major SSC recruitment exams conducted in India along with their important details.

SSC Exam DateThe Staff Selection Commission announced the new SSC Exam Dates on June 1st, 2020 for all SSC exams. After assessing the situation amid the coronavirus pandemic; the commission decided to conduct SSC exams from August 2020.

The New SSC Exam Calendar 2020 or SSC exam schedule for 2020 examination as mentioned below:

The Commission also says that the new SSC exam schedule is subject to the prevailing conditions and Government guidelines issued from time to time regarding the handling of the Covid-19 pandemic. Therefore, it is advised to candidates to keep a track of SSC official Website.

The Coronavirus (Covid-19) outbreak in India has not only urged the Government to do country-wide lockdown but also led to cancellation or postponement of various All India Level competitive examinations.

The table below highlights the main Staff Selection Commission exams scheduled to be conducted this year but are postponed due to the spread of Coronavirus in India.

SSC Exam Dates Postponed amid COVID-19
Exam NamesSSC Exam dates (Revised)
Postponed due to Covid-19
SSC CHSL 2019-2012.10.2020 to 16.10.2020,
19.10.2020 to 21.10.2020 and
26.10.2020 ( for remaining candidates)
SSC CGL 2019-20Tier 2: 02.11.2020 to 05.11.2020
Tier 3: 22.11.2020
SSC JE 2019-2027.10.2020 to 30.10.2020Yes
SSC CPO 202023.11.2020 to 26.11.2020Yes
SSC GD 202027-11-2020 to 14-12-2020Yes
SSC MTS 2020-2101-07-2021 to 20-07-2021Yes
SSC Stenographer 2019-2016-11-2020 to 18-11-2020Yes

The SSC Exams are crucial for candidates trying to get into various posts in different offices, Departments, Ministries under Govt. of India. A proper idea of the different exams along with the knowledge of important updates makes it easier on the part of aspirants to score well.

SSC Exam Calendar 2020-2021: SSC has postponed SSC CHSL Tier-1, SSC JE Paper-1 Exams and SSC Stenographer Grade C& D 2019 Exams due to Coronavirus Outbreak. Staff Selection Commission (SSC) released the new examination calendar for the year 2020-21 at its official website – ssc.nic.in and has added new exam dates. Check latest SSC Exam calendar here

The examination calendar carries forth the important dates of all the important exams to be conducted by the commission in the year 2020-21. This is one of the easiest and convenient way that will help the SSC aspirants to check the dates and prepare as per the exam schedule. Date of Advertisement, Opening & Closing Date of Application and Date of Examination is included in the calendar with different columns along with the name of the examination maintained in a row.

Adding to this, the shifts of examination and the mode of the examination are also included in the calendar given below. This year-long calendar gives candidates a tentative date schedule to help them to plan their preparation properly. The important date of all the examinations/ recruitment tests that are ought to be held in the coming year is mentioned in SSC Exam Calendar 2020-21. 

Check out the list of SSC exams in India along with their revised exam dates below:

SSC Exam NamesSSC Exam Dates
SSC CGL (Combined Graduate Level) (Tier-II), 2019

02.11.2020 to 05.11.2020

SSC CHSL (Combined Higher Secondary Level) (10+2)
Level Examination (Tier-I), 2019 –
For left-over candidates

12.10.2020 to 16.10.2020,

19.10.2020 to 21.10.2020 and

SSC JE (Junior Engineer) (Civil, Mechanical,
Electrical and Quantity Surveying
and Contracts) Examination
(Paper-I), 2019

27.10.2020 to 30.10.2020

SSC GD (General Duty) ConstableTo be announced
SSC MTS [Multi Tasking (Non-Technical) Staff Examination]

Paper-I 2020: 26-Sep-2020 to 13-Nov-2020

Paper-II 2020: 21-Mar-2021

SSC JHT (Junior Hindi Translator Senior Hindi Translator
and Hindi Pradhyapak Examination
(Paper-I), 2020


SSC Stenographer

16.11.2020 to 18.11.2020

SSC Phase-VIII06.11.2020, 09.11.2020 and
Sub-Inspectors in Delhi Police and
CAPFs Examination (Paper-I),2020
23.11.2020 to 26.11.2020
Constable (Executive) in Delhi Police
Examination, 2020
27.11.2020; 30.11.2020,
1.12.2020 to 3.12.2020,
7.12.2020 to 11.12.2020 and

Popular SSC Exams in India

Check details about the most popular SSC examinations in India below:


This is one of the most popular exams conducted by the Staff Selection Commission to shortlist candidates in various Group-B and -C posts. The exam is conducted in four stages, commonly known as tiers. The first two tiers of SSC CGL exam are computer-based tests, the third tier exam is a pen-and-paper based test and the fourth tier is a computer proficiency/skill test.

SSC CGL Notification 2020SSC Result Calendar


 The SSC CHSL exam is conducted to recruit candidates in posts such as Lower Divisional Clerk (LDC), Junior Secretariat Assistant (JSA), Postal Assistant (PA), Sorting Assistant (SA) and Data Entry Operator (DEO). The exam is conducted in three tiers – a computer-based test, a pen-and-paper based test and a typing/skill test.

SSC CHSL ArchivesSSC CHSL Recruitment 2019


 SSC JE is conducted to recruit candidates as Junior Engineers in three branches of Engineering – Civil, Electrical, and Mechanical. The exam is conducted in three stages. The first two stages include a computer-based test and a descriptive test. The third stage of the exam is a personality test.

SSC JE Notification 2019SSC Exam Calendar 2020

SSC GD Constable:

 The SSC GD exam is conducted to recruit candidates for the post of Constable (General Duty) in Border Security Force (BSF), Central Industrial Security Force (CISF), Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF), Indo Tibetan Border Police (ITBP), Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB), National Investigation Agency (NIA), Secretariat Security Force (SSF) and Rifleman (General Duty) in Assam Rifles. This exam is conducted in two stages – a computer-based test and a Physical Efficiency Test (PET)/Physical Standard Test (PST).

SSC GD ConstableSSC GD Apply Online
SSC GD Constable Exam 2019SSC GD Archives


 This exam is conducted to shortlist candidates for the post of Sub-Inspector (SI) and Assistant Sub-Inspector (ASI). The exam is held in four stages – paper-I (online test), PET/PST, paper-II (offline test) and Detailed Medical Exam (DME).

SSC CPO 2020 NotificationSSC CPO Exam Calendar PDF

SSC MTS 2019 Exam

As per the latest notification released by Staff Selection Commission (SSC), the online application process for SSC Multi Tasking Staff (MTS) – Non-Technical 2019 Recruitment has been commenced from 22nd April 2019 and will last till 29th May 2019. So, the time has come for the students to start their preparation for the SSC MTS 2018-19 Paper – I Exam which is scheduled to be conducted online from 2nd August 2019 to 6th September 2019. Candidates can refer to the below-given list of topics covering all the important aspects of the SSC MTS 2019 Exam:

SSC MTS 2019SSC MTS Archives


Every year SSC announces certain vacancies or Selection Posts for the candidates appearing in different exams. Selection Posts are the limited vacancies for which essential, as well as desired qualification, is required. Sometimes having relevant experience also helps in getting this job. The name of posts and departments is issued zone wise by SSC. SSC Selection Posts Phase-VII 2019 can be a good opportunity for those who want a decent Government Job. To get selected for SSC Selection Posts, a candidate is only required to appear in the Computer- Based Test CBT (CBT) and obtain the marks above the minimum cut-off (qualifying marks). Candidates can refer to the below-given list of topics covering all the important aspects of the SSC Selection Posts Phase – VIII 2020 Exam:

SSC Phase 8 Recruitment 2020SSC Phase 8 Syllabus 2020

SSC Stenographer Grade C and D 2019-20 Exam

As per the latest notification released by Staff Selection Commission, the Stenographer Grade C and D 2019 Recruitment has been released on 20th September 2019. The online submission of Application Form for SSC Stenographer Grade C and D was held from 20th September 2019 to 18th October 2019. The exam will be conducted in two stages. Stage 1 will be an online examination consisting of objective type multiple choice questions and will be conducted from 10th September 2020 to 12th September 2020. Stage 2 will be a Skill Test. We will notify the exam date for the Skill Test as soon as SSC releases the official notification.

SSC Stenographer ArchivesSSG GK Archives


Every year Staff Selection Commission (SSC) conducts an open competitive Computer Based Examination for Combined Recruitment of Junior Hindi Translator, Junior Translator, Senior Hindi Translator, and Hindi Pradhyapak Posts. The SSC Junior Hindi Translator (JHT) will comprise of two papers i.e. Paper-I (Computer Based Mode) & Paper-II (Descriptive). Candidates can refer to the below-given list of topics covering all the important aspects of the SSC JHT 2020 Exam:

SSC JHT Study Materials ArchivesSSC Reasoning Ability Archives


SSC Examination aspirants are advised to refer to the above-mentioned Exam Calendar and Exam-wise list of topics for creating study plans, time tables, and preparation strategies that will help them in scoring well in these exams and getting a Government Job with a good salary. 

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Frequently Asked Question – SSC Exam Dates 2020

Q. Will the commission postpone the SSC Exams?

A: Yes, as per the latest notification released by the Staff Selection Commission the SSC Junior Engineer exam scheduled to start from March 30th and SSC CHSL 2019 exam Tier I for which started from March 17th are postponed due to the spread of Covid-19. The new SSC Exam dates and admits cards will be notified as soon as it is released on the official website.

Q. How many vacancies are released for SSC CGL in 2019?

A: The Staff Selection Commission has released the tentative SSC CGL vacancies for 2019 recruitment. As per the notification released, the tentative vacancies for SSC CGL 2019 exam are 8582. Check SSC CGL for the detailed post-wise vacancy.

Q. What are the important subjects included in different SSC exams?

A: The subjects that are common for various SSC exams are Quantitative Aptitude, Reasoning Ability, English, and General Awareness. However, there are SSC exams that require candidates to have professional knowledge as well.

Q. Is SSC Exam conducted in Online Mode?

A: Yes, all the exams conducted by the Staff Selection Commission are computer-based exams conducted online.