The Staff Service Commission (SSC) has released a notification regarding the Combined Higher Secondary Level (10+2) examination 2017. Candidates who are interested in the posts should apply for the same on the official website of the commission (ssc.nic.in). There are a total of 3,259 vacancies available and the pay scale will range from Rs 5,200 to 20,200.
Candidates should be at least 18 years old as on August 1, 2018 and no older than 27 on the date. The upper age limit is subject to relaxation for reserved categories. There is a fee of Rs 100 which can be paid through SBI challan, SBI net banking or through visa, mastercard, maestro credit or debit card.
Last date to apply- December 18, 2017
Computer-based exam- March 4 to March 26, 2018
Descriptive paper- July 8, 2018
Posts available: 3,259
Postal assistant/sorting assistant- 2,359
Candidates will be required to appear for three stages of the selection process. The first stage is the computer-based examination which will be conducted for 200 marks and there will be a negative marking of 0.5 marks for each wrong answer.
The second stage is the descriptive paper for 100 marks and will be conducted in a pen-and-paper mode for one hour. Those who clear this round can appear for stage three, which includes the skill test or typing test.
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