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.
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|
|1||Combined Graduate Level Examination (CGL)|
|2||Combined Higher Secondary Level (CHSL) 10+2 Examination|
|3||Scientific Assistant Exam|
|4||Multitasking (Non-Technical) Staff Examination|
|5||SSC Constables (GD) in CAPFs, NIA & SSF Examination|
|6||Sub Inspector in CPOs Exam|
|7||Stenographers Grade ‘C’ and ‘D’ Examination|
|8||Junior Engineer (Civil & Elect) Examination|
|9||Section Officer (Audit | Commercial) Examination|
|10||Junior Translators (CSOLS) /Junior Hindi Translators Examination|
|11||Lower Division Grade Limited Departmental Competitive Examination (LDC)|
|12||Food 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 Apply||Date of Exam|
|SSC CGL Tier I 2019||3rd week of April 2019||Last week of May 2019||Last week of July 2019 to 3rd week of August 2019|
|SSC CGL Tier II 2019||–||–||Last week of November 2019|
|SSC CGL Tier III 2019||Descriptive Paper (To be announced)|
|SSC CGL Tier IV 2019||Skill Test (To be announced)|
|SSC CHSL 2019||December 2018||February 2019||2nd week of July 2019|
|SSC Stenographers (Grade ‘C’ & ‘D’) Exam 2019||2nd week of July 2019||Last week of July 2019||2nd week of September 2019|
|SSC CAPF SI 2019||1st week of March 2019||1st week of April 2019||Paper 1- 2nd week of June 2019|
Paper 2 – 1st week of December 2019
|SSC Junior Hindi Translator (JHT) 2019||1st week of June 2019||Last week of June 2019||Paper 1- Last week of August 2019|
Paper 2- 1st week of November 2019
|SSC JE 2019||1st week of September 2019||4th week of September 2019||Paper 1 -3rd week of November 2019|
Paper 2- Descriptive paper (To be announced)
|Multi-Tasking (Non-Technical) Staff|
|1st week of August 2019||Last week of August 2019||December 2019 and January 2020|
|Scientific Assistant in IMD Examination,|
2019 (Written Examination)
|3rd week of July 2019||1st week of August 2019||3rd 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.
- 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 Examination||Subjects||Marks||Time|
|Computer Based (online Exam )||General Intelligence & Reasoning (25 Questions)||50||75 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.
- 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.
- 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.
|Reasoning||Analytical Reasoning by MK Pandey|
|English||Objective General English by SP Bakshi|
|General Awareness||Manorama Yearbook|
|Quantitative Aptitude||Arihant’s Fast track Objective Arithmetic|
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.