SSC Phase-9 2021 Exams Stand Postponed Due To General Elections

New Delhi, 18 January, 2022: The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) has released an important notice regarding the postponement of SSC Phase-9 examination 2021. Due to announcement of General Elections (Legislative Assembly) in five states of Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Punjab, Goa, and Manipur, the commission has decided to postpone the Selection Post Examinations (SSC), Phase-9 2021 for the candidates who have been allotted examination centres in the states of Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, and Punjab.

Note: The commission is likely to announce new dates for the exams in these three states in the coming days. Candidates are advised to regularly check the official website for latest updates.

SSC Phase 9 Exam: Details

1. The SSC Phase-9 recruitment drive aims to fill up a total of 3261 vacancies for the following posts:

  • Junior Seed Analyst
  • Chargeman
  • Accountant
  • Head Clerk
  • Sub-Editor
  • Driver
  • Librarian
  • Scientific Assistant
  • Conservation Assistant Technical

2. The recruitment notification for Phase-9 selection posts has been released in September, 2021.

3. Candidates were asked to submit the online applications from 24 September to 25 October, 2021.

SSC Phase 9 Selection Post Exam: Paper Pattern

In the question paper, there will be four parts as follows:

  1. The level of questions will be based on the educational qualification required for the post.
  2. There will be 100 multiple choice questions (MCQs) carrying 2 marks each.
  3. A penalty of 0.50 marks will be marked for each incorrect answer.
  4. The duration of the test will be 60 minutes (1 hour).

SSC Phase 9 Selection Post Exam: Paper Scheme

Topics Number of questions Marks
General Intelligence 25 50
General Awareness 25 50
Quantitative Aptitude 25 50
English language 25 50
Total 100 200

About SSC Exams

The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) is an organisation under the administrative supervision of the central government. It takes care of recruitments in various government departments. SSC exams are one of the biggest recruitment drives carried out in India.Β 

Here are some of the most important SSC exams:

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  • Combined Graduate Level (CGL): The most popular exam conducted by SSC is the CGL exam or the Combined Graduate Level examination. It is conducted every year for graduates in order to recruit candidates for various non-technical posts in the central government.Β 
  • Combined Higher Secondary Level (CHSL): This is another important examination of SSC. Through this exam, candidates are recruited for the posts related to lower division clerks and data entry operators in various government departments.
  • Multi-Tasking Staff (MTS): The MTS exam aims to recruit subordinate staff in various central government departments as well as organisations.
  • Junior Engineer Examination: This exam aims to recruit candidates for various technical positions. The recruitment is done for engineers in the Central Water Commission, Department of Posts, Central Public Works Department, and Military Engineering Services.
  • Stenographer: This exam is meant to recruit stenographers in various central government offices as well as attached subordinate offices.
  • Sub-Inspector (SI) in Delhi Police, CAPF, and ASI in CISF: SSC conducts this exam to select candidates for various police organisations of the country such as Delhi Police, Central Armed Police Force (CAPF), Central Industrial Security Force (CISF), Border Security Force (BSF), Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP), etc.
  • Constable Examination: SSC recruits constables through this exam in forces such as Border Security Force (BSF), Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP), Assam Rifles, Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF), Services Selection Board (SSB), and National Investigation Agency (NIA).
  • Junior Hindi Translator in Subordinate Offices/Ministry of Defence/Central Hindi Training Institute: Through this exam, candidates are recruited as translators in various organizations of the government.

Note: Apart from all these regular examinations, SSC conducts various advertisements for multiple posts throughout the year.

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