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 Establishments.

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.

Organizational Structure

The SSC is headed by a Chairman with 2 Members & a Secretary-cum-Controller of Examinations.

Regional Network

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:

S.No. Region Location Jurisdiction
1. Central Region Allahabad UP, Uttaranchal, Bihar & Jharkhand
2. Eastern Region Kolkata West Bengal, Orissa, Sikkim, Andaman & Nicobar Islands
3. Northern Region New Delhi Delhi & Rajasthan
4. Western Region Mumbai Gujarat, Maharashtra, Goa, Dadra & Nagar Haveli, Daman & Diu
5. Southern Region Chennai Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu & Pondicherry
6. Kerala-Karnataka Region Bangalore Karnataka, Kerala & Lakshadweep
7. North-Eastern Region Guwahati Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland & Tripura
8. Madhya Pradesh Sub-Region Raipur Madhya Pradesh & Chhattisgarh
9. North-Western Sub-Region Chandigarh J & K, Himachal Pradesh, Haryana, Punjab & Chandigarh


Examination Centres for Madhya Pradesh Sub-Regional Office (varying from exam to exam)

Madhya Pradesh Bhopal, Gwalior, Jabalpur, Indore, Rewa, Chattarpur, Chindwara, Jhabua, Khandwa, Mandsaur, Guna
Chattishgarh Raipur, Bilaspur, Ambikapur, Jagdalpur

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You are advised to verify the same from Commission's office or from the notices published in the 'Employment News'.