5th February to 21th February
Dates for submission of online applications:
05.02.2021 to 21.03.2021
Last date and time for receipt of online application:
Last date for making online fee payment:
Last date for generation of offline Challan:
Last date for payment through Challan (during working hours of Bank):
Schedule of Computer Based Examination (Tier-I):
01.07.2021 to 20.07.2021
Date of Tier-II Examination (Descriptive Paper):
The age limits for the posts as per the Recruitment Rules of various User Departments are:
18-25 years as on cut-off date (i.e. candidates born not before 02-01-1996 and not later than 01-01-2003).
18-27 years as on cut-off date (i.e. candidates born not before 02-01-1994 and not later than 01-01-2003).
The candidates must have passed Matriculation Examination (10th Pass) or equivalent from a recognized Board.
Fee payable: Rs 100/- (Rs one hundred only).
Women candidates and candidates belonging to Scheduled Castes (SC), Scheduled Tribes (ST), Persons with Disabilities (PwD) and Ex- servicemen (ESM) eligible for reservation are exempted from payment of fee.
Fee can be paid online through BHIM UPI, Net Banking, by using Visa, MasterCard, Maestro, RuPay Credit or Debit cards or through cash in SBI Branches by generating SBI Challan.
The dates of examinations indicated in the Notice are tentative. Any change in the schedule of examinations will be informed to candidates only through the website of the Commission.
There shall be no provision for re-evaluation/ re-checking of the scores. No correspondence in this regard shall be entertained. 13.4 Paper-I (Computer Based Examination):
Paper I (Computer Based Examination)
No. of Questions / Max Marks
90 Minutes (120 Minutes for candidates eligible for scribes )
General Intelligence & Reasoning
Paper-I will consist of Objective Type, Multiple choice questions. The questions will be set both in English & Hindi for Part-II, III & IV.
There will be negative marking of 0.25 marks for each wrong answer. Candidates are, therefore, advised to keep this in mind while answering the questions.
Marks scored by candidates in Paper-I (Computer Based Examination), if conducted in multiple shifts, will be normalized by using the formula published by the Commission through Notice No: 1-1/2018-P&P-I dated 07- 02-2019 and such normalized scores will be used to determine final merit and cut-off marks.
13.4.4 Tentative Answer Keys of the Computer Based Examination will be placed on the website of the Commission after the Examination. Candidates may go through the Answer Keys and submit online representations, if any, within the stipulated time limit on payment of Rs 100/- per question.
Representations received through any other mode e.g. letter, application, email, etc. will not be entertained.
Representations regarding the Answer Keys will be scrutinized before finalizing the Answer Keys and the decision of the Commission in this regard will be final.
Paper – II (Descriptive)
Short Essay/Letter in English or in any language included in the 8th schedule of the Constitution.
30 minutes (40 minutes for the candidates eligible for scribes)
Paper-II will be of descriptive type in ‘Pen and Paper’ Mode in which the candidates will be required to write a short essay or letter in English or any language included in the Schedule-VIII of the Constitution.
Paper-II will only be of qualifying nature and is intended to test elementary language skills in view of categorization of the post as Group-C and in view of job requirements. However, marks scored by the candidates in Paper-II will be used to decide merit in case more than one candidate score equal normalized marks in Paper-I.
Paper-II will be held only for those candidates who meet the cut-off prescribed by the Commission in Paper-I for different categories.
In Paper-II, candidates must write their correct Roll Number at the prescribed places on the cover page of the Answer Book. Candidates must also affix signature and Left-hand Thumb Impression in the relevant columns in the Answer Book. Answer Books not bearing Roll Number, Signature and Left-hand Thumb Impression shall be awarded zero marks.
Candidates must not write any personal identity e.g. name, roll number, mobile number, address, etc. inside the Answer Book (Paper-II). Failure to adhere to these instructions will be treated as Unfair Means (UFM) and such candidates will be awarded zero marks and their candidature will be rejected.
CANDIDATES ARE ADVISED IN THEIR OWN INTEREST TO SUBMIT ONLINE APPLICATIONS MUCH BEFORE THE CLOSING DATE AND NOT TO WAIT TILL THE LAST DATE TO AVOID THE POSSIBILITY OF DISCONNECTION/ INABILITY OR FAILURE TO LOGIN TO THE SSC WEBSITE ON ACCOUNT OF HEAVY LOAD ON THE WEBSITE DURING THE CLOSING DAYS.
( The “Apply link” will only get open in Desktop or PC and not in Mobile)