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SSC Calendar 2019-20: Complete list of SSC Exams

The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) conducts numerous exams in order to recruit candidates for various posts in different ministries and departments of Government of India. SSC organize different exams at the different time of the year. As the exams are conducted on a very large scale due to the mass participation of the candidates, the date of exams continues to vary every year. Candidates aspiring to appear in the SSC Exams in the year 2019 can check the SSC Calendar 2019 from this article.

Apart from the SSC Calendar 2019, in this article, we will also provide you some tips in order to prepare better for the upcoming SSC exams 2019.

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List of SSC Exams 2019-20 (SSC Calendar 2019)

Following SSC Exams will be conducted by SSC in the year 2019

S. No. Name of Exam
1Combined Graduate Level Examination (CGL)
2Combined Higher Secondary Level (CHSL) 10+2 Examination
3Scientific Assistant Exam
4Multitasking (Non-Technical) Staff Examination
5SSC Constables (GD) in CAPFs, NIA & SSF Examination
6Sub Inspector in CPOs Exam
7Stenographers Grade ‘C’ and ‘D’ Examination
8Junior Engineer (Civil & Elect) Examination
9Section Officer (Audit | Commercial) Examination
10Junior Translators (CSOLS) /Junior Hindi Translators Examination
11Lower Division Grade Limited Departmental Competitive Examination (LDC)
12Food Corporation of India (FCI) Examination

SSC Calendar 2019 (Tentative)

As the official calendar for the year 2019 has not yet released by the SSC, we have provided a tentative schedule based on the previous year exam. The exact SSC calendar 2019 will be updated on this page as soon as it gets released by the SSC.

Name of Exam Release of Official Advertisement Deadline to ApplyDate of Exam
SSC CGL Tier I 20193rd week of April 2019Last week of May 2019Last week of July 2019 to 3rd week of August 2019
SSC CGL Tier II 2019Last week of November 2019
SSC CGL Tier III 2019Descriptive Paper (To be announced)
SSC CGL Tier IV 2019Skill Test (To be announced)
SSC CHSL 2019December 2018February 20192nd week of July 2019
SSC Stenographers (Grade ‘C’ & ‘D’) Exam 20192nd week of July 2019Last week of July 20192nd week of September 2019
SSC CAPF SI 20191st week of March 20191st week of April 2019Paper 1- 2nd week of June 2019

Paper 2 – 1st week of December 2019

SSC Junior Hindi Translator (JHT) 20191st week of June 2019Last week of June 2019Paper 1- Last week of August 2019

Paper 2- 1st week of November 2019

SSC JE 20191st week of September 20194th week of September 2019Paper 1 -3rd week of November 2019

Paper 2- Descriptive paper (To be announced)

Multi-Tasking (Non-Technical) Staff

Examination, 2019

1st week of August 2019Last week of August 2019December 2019 and January 2020
Scientific Assistant in IMD Examination,

2019 (Written Examination)

3rd week of July 20191st week of August 20193rd week of November 2019

How to Prepare for SSC Exam 2019?

The competition level in SSC exams is increasing day by day. Lakhs of Candidates are aspiring for a government job through the SSC exams. For the exams like SSC CGL 2019 and SSC CHSL 2019, candidates have to clear multiple rounds of the exam before getting selected. So, it is obvious that getting a government job through SSC Exams 2019 is not going to be a cakewalk. However, a strategic planning and hard work are certainly going to help you in case you are also preparing for the SSC exams.

We have listed down some tips and strategies that aspirants should follow in order to prepare better for the SSC exam.

  1. Know the exam syllabus and Pattern.

The exam pattern and syllabus for most of the SSC exams are similar. However, if you are preparing for more of a specialized exam like SSC scientific assistant or SSC JE then you needs to prepare according to a more specialized syllabus. General Intelligence & Reasoning, General Awareness, English Comprehension and Quantitative Aptitude are somewhat common subjects for all the SSC Exams.

We are providing the SSC CGL Tier 1 exam pattern just for your reference.

Mode of ExaminationSubjectsMarksTime
Computer Based (online Exam )General Intelligence & Reasoning (25 Questions)5075 Minutes



General Awareness (25 Questions)50
English Comprehension (25 Questions)50
Quantitative Aptitude (25 Questions)50


Total 200 Marks

One should also keep SSC Calendar 2019 in mind before starting to prepare for the exam. As the aspirant needs ample time to prepare and crack SSC exams.

  1. Focus on Important Topics

It is always advised that the aspirant should focus on important topics for the exam rather than investing too much time and energy on less important topics.

We have listed down some of the important topics subject wise for the SSC exams

i) Reasoning Ability: Syllogism, Analogy, Non-verbal reasoning, Odd man out, Venn diagram, Number series etc.

ii) Quantitative Aptitude: Coordinate Geometry, Profit and loss, Algebra, Height and Distance, Mixture etc.

iii) English Language:  Error finding, Synonym, Sentence improvement, Jumble word etc.

iv) General Awareness: History, Polity, General Science, Economic, Geography and Current Affair.

  1. Get the proper study material

A large number of books are available for the precise preparation of the SSC exams. We have shortlisted some of the popular books that are often recommended by the experts for the preparation of the SSC exam.

SubjectsRecommended Books
ReasoningAnalytical Reasoning by MK Pandey
EnglishObjective General English by SP Bakshi
General AwarenessManorama Yearbook
Quantitative AptitudeArihant’s Fast track Objective Arithmetic
  1. Know your strength & weaknesses and prepare accordingly

As per the SSC Calendar 2019, the different exams will be conducted by SSC throughout the year. So, it is important that the candidates should know their strength and weakness before the commencement of exams. Give more time to the topic in which you are weak and fine tune your strong points.

  1. Solve last year’s question paper

Practice makes the men perfect, try to solve as many previous years Question papers as possible. Timing is the key to success; always solve the previous test papers keeping time in mind. Solving mock papers that are available online can also help.

  1. Don’t Panic

Last but not the least, you should not get panic or stressed out thinking about your preparation or performance. The release of SSC calendar 2019 will be the time to prepare for the exams and not to get stressed.   Always keep in mind that you will perform best only when you are stress-free and confident.