SSC exam is one of the most popular exams among graduates and undergraduates (12th passed) who are willing to make their way to various government departments and ministries in India. Various SSC exam notifications are released by the Staff Selection Commission (SSC) multiple times a year, giving opportunities to lakhs of aspirants to apply for SSC CGL, SSC CHSL, MTS, CPO, etc. Check the latest SSC exam calendar and notification below to stay tuned for the upcoming exams

What is SSC Exam?

SSC exam stands for Staff Selection Commission (SSC) examination which is conducted every year to recruit graduates or undergraduates for various posts in Government organizations, departments, and ministries. It is a highly demanding and well-known exam among those who seek to get a government job. SSC exam is a national exam conducted to fill Group B and Group C-level posts in Government departments.

SSC Exam Notification

SSC exam notification is released yearly for the exams that are conducted on All India levels such as SSC CGL, CHSL, CPO, MTS, JE, Stenographer, and SSC GD Constable. The application for these exams is filled up by lakhs of aspirants which makes competition rise to another level. Various SSC exam notifications have been released so far, and to stay updated, it is important for aspirants to keep a check on these notifications. We have listed some of the release dates of SSC exam notifications below:

SC Exam Eligibility

To be eligible, aspirants must fulfill the following SSC exam eligibility criteria described by the officials of the Staff Selection Commission. Given below are the general SSC exam eligibility criteria that will help you to apply for a particular exam as per your educational qualification, nationality, and age limit.

Upcoming SSC Exams 2023

In the table shared below, you will find the SSC exam dates along with the vacancy details for the upcoming SSC exams. Now it will be easy for you to prepare and complete the SSC exam syllabus for the respective exams within the time period

SSC Exam Notification Date SSC Exam Dates 2022-23 Vacancy
SSC CGL 17 September 2022 Tier 1: 01 December to 13 December 2022 20,000 (Tentative)
SSC CHSL 06 December 2022 Tier 1: February/March 2023 4500 (Tentative)
SSC MTS 17 January 2023 Tier 1: April 2023 SSC MTS 17 January 2023 Tier 1: April 2023 To be notified
SSC CPO 20 July 2023 Tier 1: October 2023 To be notified
SSC Steno 02 August 2023 Tier 1: October/November 2023 To be notified
SSC JE 26 July 2023 Tier 1: October 2023 To be notified
SSC GD Constable 27 October 2022 Tier 1: 10 January to 14 February 2023 To be notified
SSC GD Constable 27 October 2022 Tier 1: 10 January to 14 February 2023 To be notified
SSC Selection Post Phase 11 24 February 2023 Tier 1: May/June 2023 To be notified
Junior Hindi Translator (SSC JHT) 22 August 2023 Tier 1: October/November 2023 To be notified


The full form of SSC CGL exam is Staff Selection Commission Combined Graduate Level exam. It is one of the most popular SSC exams for graduates. There are two tiers in SSC CGL exam that need to be cleared by the candidates to get recruited into Group ‘B’ and ‘C’ posts in various Government departments. Both tier 1 and tier 2 are Computer-Based Tests (CBT) to assess the knowledge of candidates in various domains like Mathematics, English, General Studies, Reasoning, Current Affairs, etc. Tier 2 is further divided into 3 phases- Paper 1, Paper 2, and Paper 3.

Paper 1 is compulsory for all the posts, whereas, Paper 2 and 3 are mandatory for the candidates who applied for Junior Statistical Officer and Assistant Audit Officer/ Assistant Accounts Officer respectively. Those who will clear all the stages will be called for a skill test which can be a Data Entry Speed Test or Computer Proficiency Test depending on the post for which you have applied.


SSC CHSL exam stands for Staff Selection Commission Combined Higher Secondary Level exam, which is a national level exam conducted to recruit students who have cleared higher secondary (12th passed) into different government departments, offices, and ministries for posts like Data Entry Operator, Sorting Assistants, Junior Secretariat Assistant, LDC, etc. For the recruitment cycle of 2022-23, the SSC CHSL exam notification was released on 06 December 2022 and the exam took place from 09 to 21 March 2023. The commission will begin the recruitment cycle for 2023 from May onwards.

As per the latest SSC exam calendar, the commission is all set to release the SSC CHSL exam notification on 09 May 2023 along with the apply online link. The last date to apply for SSC exam will be 08 June 2023, tentatively. Tier 1 will take place in July or August 2023.


SSC MTS exam is conducted by the Commission every year to recruit eligible candidates for the post of Multitasking Staff (MTS) in various central government departments, offices, and ministries. This year, the SSC MTS exam notification is to be out on 17 January 2023 which provides candidates with all the information related to the upcoming SSC exam for MTS Tier 1 which is scheduled to take place from 02 to 19 May 2023.

SSC GD Constable Exam

SSC GD stands for Staff Selection Commission General Duty exam. This recruitment drive is conducted by SSC and developed by the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) to recruit eligible candidates for the General Duty Constable post in the para-military forces. It consists of 3 stages that candidates need to clear to get the job they always dreamt of. These stages are Computer Based Test (CBT), Physical Efficiency Test (PET), and Physical Standard Test (PST) followed by document verification. The notification for the same has been released on 27 October 2022 and the SSC exam dates for GD Constable were 10 January to 14 February 2023.


Those who want to join the Police force can check the SSC CPO exam notification which will be released on 20 July 2023. The full form of SSC CPO is Staff Selection Commission Central Police Organization. The SSC CPO exam 2023 is tentatively scheduled for October 2023. There will be two online tests to test the basic knowledge of candidates followed by a Physical Efficiency Test. Candidates can be placed in the following departments if they clear the SSC CPO exam: Delhi Police, BSF, CISF, CAPFs, etc.

SSC Stenographer Exam

SSC Stenographer is a competitive entrance exam conducted on a national level by the Staff Selection Commission for the recruitment of candidates for Grade C and Grade D jobs. SSC invites candidates for recruitment in a general Central Service Group ‘C’ & ‘D’ Non-Gazetted post in various Central Government Ministries/Departments in different States and Union Territories. SSC Stenographer exam 2023 is tentatively scheduled to be held in October/November 2023, for which the notification is expected to be out on 02 August 2023.

SSC Exam Selection Post Phase 11

SSC Selection Post Phase exam is one of the most sought-after exams for which the official notification will be released on 24 February 2023. It is an SSC exam conducted to give a chance to lakhs of aspirants to apply for various posts in government departments across India. There are three categories of posts and candidates, divided on the basis of educational qualification, which is for graduates, higher secondary, and for those who have completed matriculation. Tier 1 of the SSC exam for Selection Post Phase 11 is expected to be conducted in either May or June 2023.

SSC Delhi Police Head Constable Exam

The board also conducts the SSC exam for Delhi Police Head Constable for which the notification will be released soon. It is conducted separately for Ministerial level and Assistant Wireless Operator (AWO)/Tele-Printer Operator (TPO) posts. Candidates who have cleared Grade 12 from a recognized board and are willing to join as a Head Constable in the Delhi Police department can apply for this SSC exam before the last date.

Let us also check the details of IB ACIO exam and DFCCIL to have a complete understanding of the SSC exams (Railway).


SSC JHT is an abbreviation of Staff Selection Commission Junior Hindi Translator Exam. It is conducted to recruit candidates for the Junior Hindi Translators or Senior Translators in different government departments and ministries. The officials will release the notification for SSC exam of Junior Hindi Translator on 22 August 2023 and paper 1 is slated to be held in October/November 2023.


IB ACIO is a graduate-level examination conducted by the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA). The full form of IB ACIO in the Intelligence Bureau Assistant Central Intelligence Officer. MHA will release the official IB ACIO exam notification 2023 soon on their official website. The age limit for the General category is 18-27 years. Interested and eligible candidates can check the latest updates about the exam and start their preparations now.


DFCCIL stands for Dedicated Freight Corridor Corporation of India Limited, which is a Public Sector Undertaking under the Government of India. DFCCIL exam notification 2023 will be available soon on its official website. DFCCIL is expected to release the recruitment process for the posts of Executive (Electrical), Executive (Civil), Executive (Operations & BD), Executive (Signal & Telecommunication), Executive (Mechanical), and Junior Executive (Signal & Telecommunication), Junior Executive (Mechanical), Junior Executive (Electrical), Junior Executive (Operations & BD) soon.

NRA CET for SSC Exams

As per the latest updates by the Union Cabinet, CET (Common Eligibility Test) will be the new module for all non-gazetted posts (Group B and C) under SSC and Railway recruitment exams. CET SSC and Railway exams for Tier 1 stage will now be conducted by the NRA (National Recruitment Agency). This CET score will be valid for the next 3 years, however, the other stages of selection such as Tier 2, Tier 3, etc will be conducted by the exam categories only.

SSC Exam Syllabus

The major sections covered under the SSC syllabus are the English Language, Quantitative Aptitude, Reasoning, and General Awareness for Tier I examination. While for Tier II, most of the exams are a combination of CBT and skill tests. However, SSC CGL Tier II is an objective type test that includes sections such as Quantitative Aptitude, General English, Statistics, and General Studies (Finance and Economics). We have given the SSC exam syllabus for some of the upcoming SSC exams below. You may also visit their respective pages to know the syllabus in detail.

SSC Exam Syllabus for CGL

Almost all SSC exams share a similar syllabus for Tier 1 exam, but the difficulty level of questions might vary as per the education qualification needed for that particular exam. SSC CGL syllabus is divided into two Tiers having four subjects in each. The subjects in Tier 1 CGL SSC exam are English language and comprehension, Reasoning, Quantitative Aptitude, and General Awareness. On the other hand, the Tier 2 subjects are English Language & Comprehension, Quantitative Ability, Statistics, and General Studies (Finance & Economics). The SSC exam syllabus for CGL is tabulated below for your convenience.

SSC Exam Syllabus for CGL

CGL Tier 1

Error Spotting for SSC, Spellings Correction, Reading Comprehension, Synonyms-Antonyms, One-word Substitution, Sentence Rearrangement, Idioms with their meanings, Fill in the Blanks, Sentence Improvement, Sentence Correction, Active/Passive, etc.

Alphabet Test, Venn diagram, Analogy, Missing Number, Distance direction test, Syllogism, Blood Relation, Embedded figures, Classification, Pattern Completion, Cube & Dice, Coding decoding, Figure Series, Mirror Image, etc.

Alphabet Test, Venn diagram, Analogy, Missing Number, Distance direction test, Syllogism, Blood Relation, Embedded figures, Classification, Pattern Completion, Cube & Dice, Coding decoding, Figure Series, Mirror Image, etc.

Current Affairs, Indian Polity & Constitution, History, Important Days and Dates, Science & Technology, etc.

Ratio and Proportion, Data Interpretation, Trigonometry, Coordinate Geometry, Speed, time, and distance, Problem on Ages, etc.

Reading Comprehension, Para jumbles, Direct/ Indirect Speech, Synonyms/ Antonyms, Sentence Improvement, Active Passive Voice, Cloze Test, One Word Substitution, etc.

Syllogism, Blood Relation, Coding decoding, Figure Series, Mirror Image, Analogy, Direction Test, etc.

CGL Tier 2

History, Geography, General Science, Economics, International Boundary Lines, Indian Polity, Folk Dances of India, Current Affairs, etc.

Measures of Central Tendency, Measures of Dispersion, Probability Theory, Sampling Theory, etc.

Financial Accounting, Basic Concepts of Accounting, Basic Concepts of Economics and Introduction to Microeconomics, Money and Banking, etc.

General Awareness
General Intelligence and Reasoning

SSC GD Exam Syllabus

In the SSC GD exam syllabus, all the topics covered in the Phase 1 exam of SSC GD are listed. There is only one Computer Based Test (CBT) in the SSC GD exam. The detailed SSC exam syllabus for the GD Constable exam is tabulated below.

SSC CHSL Exam Syllabus

There is 1 CBT in the SSC CHSL exam syllabus. The SSC exam syllabus for CHSL is the same as the Tier 1 CGL syllabus. Both will be conducted by the NRA-CET as per the latest change in the SSC exam. There will be four subjects: English Language and Comprehension, General Awareness and Current Affairs, Reasoning, And Quantitative Aptitude (Mathematics).

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