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
Promotion from Group D to LDC Grade,
Promotion from LDC to UDC Grade
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
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 2005-2006, the Commission conducted
8 all-India open examinations & 3 Departmental Examinations.
During 2005-2006, 15.7 lakhs candidates
applied for the 8 all-India Open Examinations, 22968 applied
for Selection Posts & 3275 applied for Departmental
Examinations, conducted by the SSC. The Commission organized
its major examinations through a network of 90 Examination
Centres at 766 venues.
During 2005-2006, the Commission nominated
3374 candidates for appointment to various posts through
all-India open examinations, & 133 candidates were
nominated against selection posts.
The SSC is headed by a Chairman with
2 Members & a Secretary-cum-Controller of Examinations.
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:
West Bengal, Orissa, Sikkim,
Andaman & Nicobar Islands & Jharkhand
Delhi, Rajasthan & Uttaranchal
Gujarat, Maharashtra, Goa,
Dadra & Nagar Haveli, Daman & Diu