SSC Lower Division Grade Limited Departmental Competitive Recruitment Exam 2016- Staff Selection Commission will hold a Limited Departmental Competitive Examination for recruitment to vacancies in Lower Division Grade.
Any permanent or regularly appointed Group ‘C’ employee in the Grade Pay of Rs.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 Services/ Cadres will be eligible to appear.
The examination will be held at New Delhi, Kolkata, Mumbai, Allahabad, Chennai, Bangalore, Guwahati Chandigarh, and Raipur.
Important Dates for Consideration:
Last Date for Receipt of completed Application Forms: 12-Feb-2016
Last Date for Receipt of completed Application Forms from far flung areas: 18-Feb-2016
Date of Examination: 27-March-2016
Lower Division Grade Group ‘C’ (Regular Appointment 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)
Ministry of Commerce and Industry
Number of Vacancies: The exact number of vacancies will be intimated in due course. It will be as per the requirement of the concerned departments, which will be notified in due course. For all these posts reservation will be applicable to SC, ST, OBC, PWD and others as per rules.
Pay Scale: Rs. 5200-20200/- plus Grade Pay Rs. 1900/-
Eligibility Conditions (As on 01-Jan-2016):
Academic Eligibility: The candidates interested for these positions should have completed their 12th standard (Intermediate) so as to become eligible to apply for these positions.
Service Length: The candidates interested for these positions should have completed at least three years of regular service in Group ‘C’ posts (Grade Pay Rs.1800). The candidates on deputation and fulfilling all the criteria above are also eligible to apply.
Age Limit: Ideally a candidate should not cross 45 years as on the 01-Jan-2016. The relaxation will be applicable for SC, ST for a maximum of 5 years. In no case the maximum age should be more than 50 years.
Selection Procedure: Candidates will be selected on the basis of Short Essay (Hindi or English) of 100 marks, Language (General English or Saamanya Hindi) of 50 marks, and General Knowledge (English or Hindi) of 50 marks.
Appointment, on the basis of result of this examination shall be subject to the condition that unless a candidate has already passed one of the periodical typewriting tests in English or Hindi held by Staff Selection Commission , the candidate will have to pass the Type Test at minimum typing speed of 35 words per minute in English or 30 words per minute in Hindi on Computer [35 words per minute and 30 words per minute correspond to 10500 key depressions per hour/9000 key depression per hour on an average of 05 key depression for each word] to be held by the Commission within a period of one year from the date of appointment.
How to Apply: All interested candidates can apply through the prescribed format of application as available at the website of the SSC through the notification at http://ssc.nic.in/NoticeLDCE_22012016.pdf
Before applying the candidates are advised to read through the detailed advertisement to understand the essential requirements. The applications need to be sent to the following addresses as mentioned on the detailed advertisement so as to reach by the prescribed last date. All applications should be forwarded through the Heads of Departments/ Officer-in-charge of the departments to become acceptable:
Address to send detailed application Form: The Regional Director (Northern Region), Staff Selection Commission, Block No. 12, CGO Complex, Lodhi Road, New Delhi-110504