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What Are The Top SSC Government Exams In India?

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What Are The Top SSC Government Exams In India?

If you are planning to crack SSC government exams, then you must be aware of several exams conducted by the SSC. And every exam has different eligibility, age criteria, and selection processes. Do not get confused. In this article, you will get to know about the top SSC government exams in India and you can plan your government job accordingly.

SSC stands for Staff Selection Commission, which is an organization run by the government of India to conduct many government exams in India. Every year, millions of aspirants sit for the SSC exams for various posts in order to be a part of one of the best government institutions. 

List of India’s Top SSC Government Exams

  1. SSC CGL (Combined Graduate Level)
  2. SSC CHSL (Combined Higher Secondary Level) 10+2 Examination
  3. SSC Multitasking (Non-Technical)
  4. SSC Stenographers ‘C’ & ‘D’
  5. SSC CPO
  6. SSC JE
  7. SSC Junior Hindi Translator

SSC CGL (Combined Graduate Level)

The SSC CGL is one of the most popular and challenging exams in India. Every year, more than 30 lakh candidates appear for the exam, but there are very less chances that candidates clear all four stages (tiers).

Every year, the SSC CGL exam is held to fill various government positions in ministries, organizations, or departments. And, these posts are called Group B or Group C in government organizations in India. 

How many stages are there in the SSC CGL Exam?

  • Tier 1: Preliminary Examination (Online)
  • Tier 2: Mains Examination (Online)
  • Tier 3: Descriptive Examination (Offline)
  • Tier 4: Data Entry Skill Test/ Computer Proficiency Test


SSC CHSL (Combined Higher Secondary Level) 10+2 Examination

The SSC CHSL exam is one of the suitable government exams for Higher Secondary Level candidates. After clearing this exam, you can get jobs in various central government departments and ministries as a Lower Division Clerk (LDC), Data Entry Operator (DEO), and Postal Assistants / Sorting Assistants (PA / SA).

How many phases are there in the SSC CHSL Selection Process?

The selection is made in the following three phases:

  • SSC CHSL Tier 1 (Computer Based Test)
  • SSC CHSL Tier 2 (Descriptive Paper)
  • SSC CHSL Tier 3 (Typing and Skill Test)


SSC Multitasking (Non-Technical)

SSC Multitasking (Non-technical) posts are very popular among 10th-standard students who are seeking government jobs. This government exam can help you to get jobs related to General Central Service Group ‘C’ Non-Gazetted, Non-Ministerial posts in various Ministries/ Departments/ Offices of the Government of India, in different States/ Union Territories.

What is the SSC Multitasking Selection Process?

The SSC MTS consists of a Computer Based Examination (Paper-I) and a Descriptive Paper (Paper-II).

  • Paper-I (Computer Based Examination-Objective Type)
  • Paper-II (Descriptive)


SSC Stenographers ‘C’ & ‘D’

Stenographer roles and responsibilities include briefing press conferences, speech writing, PR writing, etc.  If you clear the SSC Stenographers exam you get the job in these posts in various government ministries or departments in India.

How to get SSC Stenographers’‘ C’ & ‘D’ Job?

The SSC Stenographer exam has two important stages. 

  • Online Computer Based Exam
  • Skill Test

A candidate should be very skilled at typing and writing speed. Online computer-based exams will cover different topics related to general intelligence and reasoning, general awareness, English grammar, and comprehension. During the skill test, you have to dictate in Hindi and English, and your typing speed should be 100 words per minute (w.p.m).


SSC CPO stands for Central Police Organization, which is a national-level exam conducted by SSC to select eligible candidates for the post of Sub-Inspector (SI) in Delhi Police and Central Armed Police Forces (CAPFs).

What is the SSC CPO Selection Process?

This examination consists of:

  • Paper-I
  • Physical Standard Test (PST)/ Physical Endurance Test (PET)
  • Paper-II and
  • Medical Examination (DME).


SSC JE (Junior Engineer)

SSC JE (Junior Engineer ) is the exam for the recruitment of posts like Civil, Electrical, Mechanical, and Quantity Surveying & Contracts for various departments/organizations in the government of India. 

What is the SSC JE Selection Process?

There are two papers included in the SSE JE exam:

  • Paper-I (Computer Based Examination)
  • Paper-II (Descriptive Type).


SSC Junior Hindi Translator

After clearing the SSC Hindi Translator exam, you can get job opportunities like Junior Hindi Translator, Junior Translator, Senior Hindi Translator, and Hindi Pradhyapak in various government ministries/departments/organizations in India. 

What is the SSC Junior Hindi Translator Selection Process?

You have to clear two papers.

  • Paper 1: (Computer-Based Examination-Objective Type)
  • Paper-2: Translation and Essay


There are various other state-level and national-level government exams which you can prepare for. However, these are the top famous exams for a decent and reputed position in any Indian government organization. 


SSC stands for Staff Selection Commission, which is a government body responsible for conducting government exams every year. There are several SSC exams divided by Group B,C and D posts. 

But these above-mentioned government exams are most popular in India. So, if you are planning for the exam, then it is advisable to study from help books, practice sets and get involved with daily newspapers. 

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