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Date of SSC Lower Division ( Clerks ) Grade Exam : 27.03.2016
Closing Date for SSC Lower Division ( Clerks ) Grade Exam : 12.02.2016
Staff Selection Commission will hold on 27.03.2016 ( Sunday ) a Limited Departmental Competitive examination for recruitment to vacancies in Lower Division Grade reserved for regularly appointed Group “C” Staff in the Grade pay of the 1800/- in :
- Central Secretariat Clerical Service.
- Armed Forces Headquarters Clerical Service.
- Central Passport Organisation in Ministry of External Affairs.
- Central Vigilance Commission Clerical Service.
- Ministry of Railway ( Railway Board ) and
- Ministry of Commerce and Industry ( DGS & D ).
Only eligible employees for each of the above cadres, will be considered for appointment in respective vacancies in the cadres. The SSC Lower Division Clerks examination will be held at New Delhi, Kolkata, Mumbai, Allahabad, Chennai, Bangalore, Guwahati Chandigarh and Raipur. There will be no centre at any Indian Mission abroad. A candidate serving at an Indian Mission abroad will have to appear in SSC Clerks Grade examination 2016 from any of the Staff Selection Commission Examination Centre mentioned above at his / her own expense.
2. Number of SSC Clerks Grade Vacancies 2016 : The number of SSC Clerk Grade vacancies 2016 to be filled up on the basis of SSC Clerks Grade Limited Departmental examination will be as per vacancies to be intimated to the Staff Selection Commission by each of the Cadre Authority participating in SSC Clerks Grade examination.
3. SSC Lower Division Clerks Pay Scale 2016 : Pay Band – I ( 5200 – 20200/- ) with Grade Pay of 1900/-.
4. Condition of SSC Lower Division Clerks Eligibility 2016 : Any permanent or regularly appointed Group “C” employees in the grade pay of 1800 in any of the above mentioned Services / Cadres will be eligible to appear for SSC vacancies 2016 existing only in their respective Service / Cadres. They are also to satisfy the following conditions in order to be eligible to appear in the examination.
- SSC Lower Division Clerks Educational Qualification 2016 : As on 01.01.2016, the candidate must have passed 12th Standard examination from a recognized Board or equivalent.
Note : Candidates who do not possess at least the minimum education qualification as on 01.01.2016 are not eligible for applying for the SSC examination.
- Length of Service : As on 01.01.2016 the candidates must have rendered not less than three years regular service as a Group – C employee with Grade pay of 1800.
Note I : A Group “C” employee with Grade Pay of 1800/- who is on deputation to ex-cadre post with the approval of the competent authority shall be eligible to be admitted to the SSC Clerks Grade examination, if otherwise eligible.
Note II : A Group “C” employee with Grade Pay of 1800/- who has been appointed to an Ex-Cadre post or to another service on transfer and continues to have a lien in the said Grade “C” post for the time being shall also be eligible to be admitted to the Staff Selection Commission examination, if otherwise eligible.
- Age Limit for SSC Lower Division Clerks Departmental Exam 2016 : Not more than 45 years of age on 01.01.2016. This age limit is relaxable upto a maximum of 5 years for SC / ST candidates. Provided that the upper age limit for SSC 2016 may be relaxed in respect of such categories of the persons as may be notified from time to time in his behalf by the Central Government to the extent and subject to the conditions notified in respect of each category.
5. Selection of centre and address to which application to be sent : A candidate must select only one of the SSC centres mentioned in para – 1 above for appearing in the written part of the SSC examination. Request for change of Staff Selection Commission examination centre will not be allowed under any circumstances. Candidate must send his / her application to the following address through the Head of his / her Department / Office where he / she is working so as to reach the Staff Selection Commission by the stipulated Closing Date ( 12.02.2016 ).
The Regional Director ( NR ),
Staff Selection Commission,
Block No. 12, CGO Complex, Lodhi Road,
New Delhi – 110 504.
Note I : Cadre Authorities participating in the SSC examination must forward the duly completed application form of the concerned eligible candidate to the Staff Selection Commission before the closing date ( 12.02.2016 ) stipulated in the Notice. Applications forwarded by any Cadre Authority after the closing date ( 12.02.2016 ) will not be accepted by the Staff Selection Commission, such application for SSC Clerks Grade if received by the Staff Selection Commission will be rejected forthwith.
Note II : In case, the Staff Selection Commission receives less than ten applications from eligible candidates for appearing in the SSC Clerks Grade examination from a particular centre, such candidates may be directed by the Staff Selection Commission to appear from the Delhi Centre at their own expenses and risk.