The employment opportunities are shaky in this post covid world. Many people have lost their jobs during these difficult times. Because of this, many students have turned to seeking government jobs to secure their future. The reason to choose government jobs vary from responsibilities, pay, schedule and even job security. The largest recruitments for central government are done by UPSC and SSC. Most students choose SSC Exams to get central government jobs. This includes jobs in departments like income tax, customs, external affairs and excise.
The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) test is held every year to hire graduates or undergraduates for various positions in Government organisations, departments, and ministries. It is a difficult and well-known exam for persons seeking government employment. In 1975, the Staff Selection Commission was established. SSC tests are a gateway to Group B and Group C positions in governmental bodies.
The SSC test dates, as well as the vacancy details for the upcoming SSC examinations, are shown in the table below. It will now be much easier for you to prepare for and finish the SSC test syllabus for the relevant examinations within the time constraints.
|SSC CGL||Tier 1: 11 April to 21 April 2022||To be notified|
|SSC CHSL||Tier 1: 24 May to 10 June 2022||To be notified|
|SSC MTS||Tier 1: 05 July to 22 July 2022||3698 vacancies for MTS
3603 (For Havaldar post in CBIC and CBN)
|SSC CPO||Tier 1: December 2022||To be notified|
|SSC Steno||Tier 1: April 2023||To be notified|
|SSC JE||Tier 1: March 2023||To be notified|
|SSC GD Constable||Tier 1: June 2023||To be notified|
|SSC Selection Post Phase 10||August 2022||2065|
5 Positive Habits Every SSC Aspirant Should Inculcate
There are some important habits that a student should cultivate if they are aspiring to qualify for SSC recruitment exams. Some of them are given below.
- Good planning- An SSC aspirant should have a complete understanding of the syllabus and exam pattern and selection procedure of the exam they are going to attend. Only then they will be able to make a good and effective exam preparation strategy. An SSC aspirant should be disciplined and should be able to manage their time well. They should never procrastinate their work. After preparing the timetable they should be able to stick to it. A student should not waste their time being couch potatoes watching TV shows or scrolling through their smartphones. Neither should they burn themselves out by focusing on their studies only and ignoring their hobbies. A successful SSC aspirant will always be able to achieve their daily, weekly and monthly target. Regular revisions should also be a part of their planning as it is the only thing that will help them to boost their memory and techniques.
- Healthy daily routine- A good student should be early to bed and early to rise. A person with irregular and unhealthy sleeping patterns has their mind clouded and will not be able to learn and comprehend lessons well. Having a consistent and healthy sleeping schedule helps to keep a student’s mind fresh and that will help you concentrate on your studies more. You should eat a balanced meal and exercise daily. As wise people say, a healthy body is the home of a healthy mind. Follow your plans with a positive mindset. Take breaks in between study times and participate in activities that make the mind happy and relaxed. A successful SSC aspirant should be able to maintain a balanced approach. They should not be underprepared or overworked when it comes to their studies.
- Inquisitiveness and persistence- An SSC aspirant should be curious and have the willingness to learn. They should always dig deeper to have a better understanding of the topics that come under the syllabus. They should be persistent and should not give up on a topic because it is difficult for them to understand and have good communication with mentors and clear their doubts in time. They should never fall into the trap that is their comfort zone. A successful SSC aspirant will regularly push their limits to get an extra edge over other applicants. They should always be self-motivated and focus on their studies. These Students should bounce back from their failures. They should take failure as a lesson rather than accept it as defeat. They should analyse their learning techniques and bring necessary improvements for better results in the next exam.
- Right method- An aspirant should have a method that is suitable for their style of learning. They should prepare notes in such a way that they can read them even after years and still understand the concept well. Similarly, the aspirants should schedule the revisions in their plan in a way that will act as a regular boost to their memory. Mock tests and previous question papers should be part of the preparation as they will tell you how far you have come. They will reveal the areas on which you need to work more on. You should also consider short tricks that could cut down the time of answering and learn them well to be efficient in time management during the exam.
- Communication with peers- You will never know what is going on around the niche of government exams if you keep everything to yourself. Interaction with peers will give you many insights like new methods, better study material or even news about the ongoing recruitment. Conducting group studies is an efficient method of learning and can help everyone involved tremendously. Comparing your scores for mock tests with that of your friends will help you understand the level of competition that you are going to face during the real exam. It will motivate them to work better for a better rank on the merit list.
The article above has discussed the things that are essential for an SSC exam aspirant. They should follow them and keep themselves updated about the events and dates of the recruitment regularly.
SSC is one of the most popular tests among graduates and undergraduates (12th passed) in India who want to work in various government offices and ministries. The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) issues many SSC test announcements throughout the year, allowing lakhs of students to apply for SSC CGL, SSC CHSL, MTS, CPO, and other positions. Check the most recent SSC exam calendar and notifications to remain up to date on future tests. Download the Entri app to learn more about tips for effective preparation for SSC exams and attend video lectures to help you with the topics for a better understanding.