The main responsibility of the Staff Selection Commission
is to make recruitment to Group C (non-technical) & Group B (non-gazetted-
both technical & non-technical) posts in departments of Government
of India, its attached & subordinate offices except those for which
recruitment is made by the Railway Recruitment Boards & Industrial
The Staff Selection Commission is also assigned the task
of conducting Departmental Examinations for
|| Promotion from Group D to LDC Grade,
|| Promotion from LDC to UDC Grade and
|| Promotion from Stenographers Grade D to Stenographers Grade C besides
holding Periodical Typewriting Tests in English & Hindi.
The Staff Selection Commission has a nationwide network
of 9 Regional/Sub-regional Offices located at Allahabad, Bangalore, Chennai,
Guwahati, Kolkata, Mumbai, New Delhi & Sub-regional offices located
at Chandigarh & Raipur.
Main responsibilities of Staff Selection Commission's
Regional/Sub-regional Offices include, inter alia, implementing the policies
& programmes of the Commission, supervising & overseeing its field
operations, liaisoning & establishing rapport with State Governments
& their Departments, making arrangements for impartial & smooth
conduct of examinations, assisting Interview Boards & servicing the
Examination Centres within their area of jurisdiction.
During 2004-2005, the Commission conducted 5 all-India
open examinations & 3 Departmental Examinations.
During 2004-2005, 500513 candidates applied for the 5
all-India Open Examinations, 25519 applied for Selection Posts & 3124
applied for Departmental Examinations, conducted by the SSC. The Commission
organized its major examinations through a network of 85 Examination Centres
at 819 venues.
During 2004-2005, the Commission nominated 3869 candidates
for appointment to various posts through all-India open examinations,
& 104 candidates were nominated against selection posts.
The SSC is headed by a Chairman with 2 Members & a Secretary-cum-Controller
The SSC has nine Regional/Sub-Regional Offices in different
parts of the country. These Regional/Sub-Regional Offices are responsible
for receipt & processing of applications for various examinations,
issue of admit cards to the candidates, conducting the Interviews/PETs
(wherever required) either at the Regional Headquarters or other major
cities within the regions.
The jurisdiction of the various Regional/Sub-Regional Offices
is as under:
||UP, Uttaranchal, Bihar & Jharkhand
||West Bengal, Orissa, Sikkim, Andaman & Nicobar Islands
||Delhi & Rajasthan
||Gujarat, Maharashtra, Goa, Dadra & Nagar Haveli,
Daman & Diu
||Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu & Pondicherry
||Karnataka, Kerala & Lakshadweep
||Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram,
Nagaland & Tripura
||Madhya Pradesh Sub-Region
||Madhya Pradesh & Chhattisgarh
||J & K, Himachal Pradesh, Haryana, Punjab & Chandigarh
for Madhya Pradesh Sub-Regional Office
exam to exam)
||Bhopal, Gwalior, Jabalpur, Indore, Rewa, Chattarpur,
Chindwara, Jhabua, Khandwa, Mandsaur, Guna
||Raipur, Bilaspur, Ambikapur, Jagdalpur