SSC Phase 8 Recruitment 2020

Updated on Aug 30, 2020

Overview

SSC has invited applications from candidates to fill the post of Phase 8 for the year 2020. 

Important Dates

  • The online application process starts on 21 February 2020
  • The last date to submit the application form is 20 March 2020
  • The last date to make the online payment of the application fee is 23 March 2020
  • The last date to generate the offline Challan is 23 March 2020
  • The last date to pay the application fee through Challan is 25 March 2020
  • The admit card will get released at the end of May
  • The examination will be held on 6th, 9th and 10th of November 2020

Eligibility Criteria

  • The candidate must be a citizen of India/Nepal/Bhutan. If the candidate is a citizen of Nepal/Bhutan, he/she should possess a certificate of eligibility which should be issued by The Government Of India

Educational Qualifications

  • 10th class/Matriculation and Graduation level posts are there under the SSC phase 8 recruitment. The candidates must have the necessary qualifications according to the post they will be applying for.

Age Limit

  • The minimum age to be eligible to apply for SSC phase 8 recruitment is 18 years
  • The maximum age limit to be eligible to apply under SSC phase 8 recruitment is 30 years. 

Upper Limit Relaxations

  • A relaxation of 3 years is given to the candidates of OBC category
  • A relaxation of 5 years is given to the candidates of ST/SC categories
  • A relaxation of 10 years is given to the candidates of PH+Gen category
  • A relaxation of 13 years is given to the candidates of PH+OBC category
  • A relaxation of 15 years is given to the candidates of PH+ SC/ST categories
  • A relaxation of 3 years is given to the Ex-servicemen candidates of General category
  • A relaxation of 6 years is given to the Ex-servicemen candidates of OBC category
  • A relaxation of 8 years is given to the Ex-servicemen candidates of SC/ST categories

Application Fee 

  • The application fee for the candidates of General/OBC categories is Rs. 100
  • There is no application fee for the candidates of SC/ST categories or the Ex-Serviceman/Females candidates

Examination Pattern

The mode of examination will be Computer-based. The question paper will be objective type. 

  • General Intelligence and Reasoning will consist of 25 questions and it will hold a total of 50 marks.
  •  General Awareness will consist of 25 questions and it will hold a total of 50 marks 
  • Quantitative Aptitude will consist of 25 questions and it will hold a total of 50 marks
  • English Comprehension will consist of 25 questions and it will hold a total of 50 marks

The examination will be held for a time duration of 60 minutes. However, the time duration will be 80 minutes for the disabled/Physically handicapped Candidates

½ mark will be deducted for each wrong answer.

  • For the candidates of UR category, a minimum of 30% marks will be required to qualify the Tier-I examination
  • For the candidates of OBC/EWS categories, a minimum of 25% marks will be required to qualify the Tier-I examination
  • For the candidates of other categories, a minimum of 20% marks will be required to qualify the Tier-I examination

The candidates who will qualify the Tier-I examination will have to get their document verification done. 

Document Verification

The candidates will have to appear for document verification or else they would not be considered for SSC phase 8 selection. The documents required for the selection are:

  • Matriculation certificate
  • Caste certificate
  • Passport-sized photograph
  • Identity verification

Syllabus 

Subjects

  • General Knowledge
  • Quantitative Aptitude
  • General Reasoning
  • English Comprehension

Admit Card

The admit card will be released after the application process gets over.

Result

The results for SSC Phase 8 Recruitment will be declared one month after the selection process takes place.

  • The candidates will be selected on the basis of their performance in the examination. Further, they will have to appear for the medical examination
  • Once done, the selected candidates will then be called for document verification.

Important Details

  • The candidate must read all the details carefully before filling in the registration and application form.
  • The scanned copy of signature should have a size of 1kb-12kb and it should be in JPG format.
  • The scanned copy of the candidate's photograph should have a size of 4kb-20kb and it should be in JPG format.
  • The candidate must have a valid Email address for registration.
  • The candidate must have a valid identity proof.

Application Process 

Step 1: Visit the official website of SSC.

Step 2: Click on the "Apply Now" and a registration form will appear on the screen

Step 3: Choose the notification you want to apply for.

Step 4: You will have to fill all the necessary personal and educational details in the form

Step 5: Once done, make the payment and submit your application form

Step 6: You will be given the choice to take a printout of the form for future reference

Frequently Asked Questions

Q. Is there any negative marking in SSC phase 8 recruitment examination?

Yes, ½ mark is deducted for each wrong answer.

Q. Does the selection process for SSC phase 8 take place every year?

Yes, the SSC Phase 8 recruitment takes place every year.

Q. How can I apply for SSC phase 8 recruitment 2020?

To apply for SSC phase 8 recruitment, the candidate will have to visit the official website of SSC.

Q. What will be the language of the SSC phase 8 recruitment examination?

The question paper will be available in both English and Hindi language

Q. Can the candidates raise an objection against the answer key of the examination?

Yes, the candidates can raise an objection against the answer key of the examination by paying Rs. 100.


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WRITTEN BYVarsha Verma

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