SSC Exam Schedule 2017–2018 Released | Calendar for Upcoming Tests

SSC Exam Schedule 2017–2018 Released | Calendar for Upcoming TestsSSC Exam Schedule 2017–2018 Released | Calendar for Upcoming Tests

Many people employed in the non – Government sectors always look forward to getting a job in any Government department. As SSC exam calendar/ schedule 2016, 2017 & 2018 has been released, those seeking jobs in formal sector have a reason to be happy. In case you look forward to resume a career in any Government department this article is exactly for you. The content below will enlighten you about the various exams by SSC. Further we have given detailed schedule for each of them so that you can start preparing well in advance.

Staff Selection Commission (SSC) is the organization that conducts recruitment of the staff that fall under group B, C, D, defense services etc.,The vacancies exist in various ministries/ departments of central government organizations.

SSC CGL (Combined Graduate Level) exam is one of the most popular test that is conducted by Staff Selection Commission as over forty lakh apply for it. Moreover, apart from it there are other exams too that can make you dream of a Government job come true.

SSC Exams Schedule 2017-18

The following exam schedule will help you prepare for ample number of exams at the same time. Keep your approach integrated and manage your time well. This exam schedule can help you prepare well in advence and give plenty of time for practice and revision. So note them in your diary and also paste on a notice board or a place you frequently look up to.

Notifications before July 2017

S.No Name of Examination Notification date Exam Date
1 Combined Graduate Level Exam 2016 (Tier-II) - 30.11.2016 to 02.12.2016
2 Junior Engineer (Civil/ Electrical & Mechanical) Exam 2016 (Paper-I) 01 October 2016 8/ 9 & 12 December 2016
3 SI in CAPFs/ ASI in CISF & SI in Delhi Police Exam - Dec 18 (paper II)
4 Combined Higher Secondary (CHSL) Exam 2016 (Tier-I) 08 Oct 2016 7.1.2017 to 5.2.2017
5 CGL Exam 2016 (Tier III & IV) - T III – 15 Jan 2017 & T IV 17 Jan to 17 Feb
6 JE (Civil/ Electrical & Mechanical) Exam 2016 (Paper-II) - 19 February 2017
7 Recruitment for Constables in Delhi Police Exam 09 September 2016 04 to 07 March 2017
8 Multi Tasking (Non-Tech) Staff Exam 2016 (paper I) 24 December 2016 16/30 April & 07 May 2017
9 SI in CAPFs/ ASI in CISF & SI in Delhi Police Examination -2017 (Paper-I) 28 January 2017 15-22 May 2017
10 CHSL Exam 2016 (Tier-II) - 04 June 2017
11 SSC CGL 2017 (Tier I) 11 March 2017 19 June – 02 July 2017
12 Constable GD (CAPFs) Examination 2016 12 November 2017 15-22 July 2017
13 Combined Jr. Hindi Translator in Subordinate Office/ CSOL/ Hindi Pradhyapak Exam 2017 19 April 2017 20 July 2017
14 Stenographer Grade C & D Exam 2017 17 June 2017 27 August 2017

Notifications after June 2017

S.No Name of Examination Notification date Exam Date
15 SSC CGL 2017 (Tier-II) - 5-8 September 2017
16 SI in CAPFs/ ASI in CISF & SI in Delhi Police Examination -2017 (Paper-II) - 08 October 2017
17 SSC CGL 2017 (Tier-III) - 12 November 2017
18 SSC CHSL 2017 Exam 05 August 2017 Tier I: 17-20 Nov & Tier II: 15 April 2017
19 SSC CGL 2017 (Tier-IV) - December 2017
20 Multi Tasking (Non-Tech) Staff Examination 2016 (Paper-II) - 17 December 2017
21 SSC JE Exam 2017 09 September 2017 Paper I: 5-7 Jan & Paper 2: 01 April 2018

Important dates of SSC notification release:

  • SSC CGL 2017 notification (combined graduate level) will be released on March 11, 2017.
  • CHSL 2017 notification of SSC (combined higher secondary level) would be released on August 5, 2017
  • SSC Stenographers (grade C & D) exam notification is to be released on June 7, 2017

A total of approximately 25,000 – 30,000 vacancies in government offices could be filled through all these SSC exams, which is quite huge!

Read Here: This SSC exam schedule/ calendar 2017 is available as pdf download on their official website at their webpage here.

SSC Jobs: What can you Apply?

Having known the recruitment dates, the next question in your mind will be – What jobs are available for qualifiers of these exams?

Based on previous year intake, we have compiled a list of posts that are regularly notified through competitive exams of SSC.

  • Lower Division Clerks
  • Grade “C” and Grade ‘D” Stenographers
  • Assistants in the various Ministries/Departments (Govt. of India)
  • Inspectors in Central Excise & Income-Tax
  • Sub-Inspectors in CBI and Central Police Organisations
  • Junior Engineers in CPWD
  • Statistical Investigators
  • Section Officer in the Indian Audit and Accounts Department
  • Divisional Accountants, Auditors and Accountants under the Office of Comptroller and Auditor General of India and other Accounts Departments
  • Tax Assistant (Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) & Central Board of Excise and Customs)

No Interviews: As you can see, the commission mostly announces recruitment exams for Group B, C & D cadre positions in various ministries/ depts. of Indian government.

The Indian PM Shri.Narendara Modi recently announced that selections for group B, C & D will not have any interviews.

So the final appointment for the above mentioned posts will be based on your scores in written examinations only.No interviews would be conducted.

Bank Jobs vs. SSC Jobs:

This is one of the biggest question that we encounter whenever any notification of SSC is published.

Infact, there is nothing called SSC jobs since SSC is just an organization like IBPS that fills vacancies in govt. departments through respective selection process.

Incase if you wish to compare, it should be taken only as bank jobs VS  govt jobs filled through SSC.

Are salaries in bank jobs & govt jobs same?

This is another doubt that seems to haunt many youngsters searching for opportunities in govt sector.

To answer it, here is a quick comparison – so everyone can understand & benefit:

  • Bank employees don’t come under the government payroll directly, although banks are owned by Govt. of India.
  • Salary hikes/ wage revisions are announced by the government after a pay commission.They are meant only for those directly employed by them & NOT for those in public banks.

The salaries for bank employees are negotiated between the management, employee unions & government officials once every 3 years.Bankers salary may increase in 2017, as talks are set to begin soon.

  • This is the reason for regular strikes by bank employees.
  • Employees in a bank have to deal with customers daily while its not a necessity in other govt jobs (except few depts.)

Finally, bank jobs cannot be compared with those filled through SSC as their profiles, & responsibilities are completely different.

We feel this article would have given you an overview about the SSC exams in 2017, govt jobs to be filled, while also answering some of your long standing doubts.

Updated: November 8, 2016 — 3:35 am

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