SSC north western region recruitment Sept 2016

SSC Recruitment important dates

Candidates have to apply online for the exam.They will have to take print out of application.The print out of application along with required document should be send to regional SSC office.If you have not done this then your candidature will not be accepted.Below are important dates and details related to this SSC recruitment drive

  • To apply online – click here
  • Last date of online application – 26th Sept 2016
  • Last date of online payment of fees – 26th Sept 2016
  • Last date application should reach regional office – 6th Oct
  • Fees to be paid – 100 INR through SBI Net banking or credit card or debit card or SBI chalan. Reserved candidates,women and Physically handicapped and ex serviceman should not pay the fees.

If you want to apply for more than one category of post then you can.You will have to apply for each post separately.For all the posts you will have to make separate fees payment.But you should only apply one time for one post.If you have applied for more than one time for one post then only the last application will be valid.Other applications will be rejected.

You should make sure that Email address and mobile number mentioned in online application is correct.After fee payment and online application send it within 10 days from last date of fees payment.You should send the completed application to below address

The Deputy Regional Director
Staff Selection Commission,
North Western Region,
Kendriya Sadan, Ground Floor,
Sector – 9A, Chandigarh – 160 009

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You should send self attested copies of documents along with application form.Documents like Education Qualification,Proof of Age,Proof of Category (if applicable), Proof of percentage of marks and Proof of experience (if applicable).

SSC Recruitment eligibility criteria

Above SSC notification is recruiting candidates for different posts as mentioned below

Investigator Grade 2

Age not exceeding 30 years.Bachelor or Masters degree in Statistics,Maths,Economics,Commerce.Certificate or diploma in computer operations or software

Assistant Archaeologist

30 years.Master’s Degree in Indian History with Ancient Indian History or Medieval Indian History as a subject or Master Degree in Archaeology or Anthropology with Stone-age Archaeology as a subject or Master Degree in Geology with Pleistocene Geology as a subject. or Master’s Degree in Sanskrit or Pali or Arabic or Prakrit or Persian or Tamil or Telugu or Malayalam or Kannada or History of Art with Ancient or Medieval Indian History.


Not exceeding 30 years.Master’s Degree in Geography or Two years experience in teaching at secondary level or research work in the field of Geography or Cartography in recognised institute.Candidates with Certificate of any recognised Institution or University in Computer Mapping and Geographical Information System of minimum duration of six months will be preferred

Data processing assistant

Not exceeding 30 years.Masters/Bachelor Degree/A Level Diploma under DOEACC Programme or Post Graduate Diploma/Post Polytechnic Diploma in Computer Applications or Computer Science or BE/ B.Tech in Information Technology or Computer Engineering or Computer Science or Computer Technology.or BE/B.Tech/Post Graduate Diploma/Post Polytechnic Diploma in Electronics and Communication from a recognized university or institute with two years experience in Electronics Data Processing work including experience of actual programming.

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Occupational Therapist

Not exceeding 30 years.Degree in Occupational Therapy from a recognized University or Institute. Two years experience in Occupational Therapy from any Govt/Private Hospital or Govt/Private Medical Institute.

Carpet training officer

Not exceeding 28 years.You should be Graduate from recognized university.Candidates with knowledge of Carpet Industry,Experience in development work of Handicrafts, Small Scale Industry or Collection, compilation & interpretation of statistical data will be given preference.

Assistant plant protection officer (Chemistry)

Age not exceeding 30 years.Candidates should have Masters degree in Agriculture chemistry or Masters degree in chemistry with specialization in organic or Analytical chemistry from recognized university.

Senior technical assistant (Mechanical)

Age should not exceed 30 years.Degree/Diploma in Mechanical/Electrical/Drilling/Mining/Civil Engineering/Petroleum Technology from a recognized University or institute or equivalent.Diploma candidates should have five years experience in water well drilling construction and operation/maintenance of drilling machinery and equipment from Govt Organisations/PSUs/Autonomous Bodies of Central and State Government


Age should be between 18 years and 27 years.You should have passed 12th or equivalent exam.

For all posts mentioned above the age is for General candidates.Reserved candidates have age relaxed 3 years (OBC) and 5 years (SC/ST).

SSC Recruitment selection process

There will not be any interview in SSC recruitment for above posts.There will only be written test.The written test will be either OMR based or Computer based multiple choice questions.The written test will comprise of below sections

  • General Intelligence and Reasoning – 50 marks
  • General Awareness – 50 marks
  • Quantitative Aptitude – 50 marks
  • English Comprehension – 50 marks

Written test will have negative marking as well.SSC will also use your Degree or Diploma certificate marks for determination of Merit list.So candidates having good academic background will have preference over others.Since there will not be any interview if you perform well in written test you have chances of getting the job.

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SSC Recruitment preparation

The materials on this website are enough for you to crack SSC exams if used properly.The online tests and Mobile Apps are created with care.You can try the online tests and download the preparation material for free.Below are online test links given for your reference.For best results you should try all the online tests.

You can also refer below books for preparation though if used properly above material are more than enough to crack these exams.I have listed two books one for Graduate level posts and other for 12 level posts.Below are links from which you can buy the books online

Click here for Recommended SSC books


I have tried to cover most aspects of this SSC recruitment drive.But in case you have any questions or queries related to this exam the let me know.You can share your questions using below comment form.Consider sharing this post in case you found it useful.

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