Staff Selection Commission (SSC) is an organization under the Government of India to recruit staff for various posts in the various Ministries and Departments of the Government of India and in Subordinate Offices.
This commission is an attached office of the Department of Personnel and Training (DoPT) which consists of Chairman, two Members, and a Secretary-cum-Controller of Examinations. His post is equivalent to the level of Additional Secretary to the Government of India. Staff Selection Commission has its headquarters located in New Delhi. At present, it has seven Regional offices at Prayagraj, Mumbai, Kolkata, Guwahati, Chennai, Bangalore, and New Delhi. It also has two Sub- Regional offices at Raipur and Chandigarh.
In this blog, Candidates can go through the list of SSC Chairman enlisted below with the names and tenure of their service.
SSC Chairman List (1976-2020)
The first SSC Chairman was Saiyid Hamid appointed in 1976. He served the office of Staff Selection Commission as Chairman for four years and completed his tenure in 1980.
|List of SSC Chairman|
|Sl. No||Name of SSC Chairman||Appointed on||Served Till|
|1.||Shri Saiyid Hamid||July 1st, 1976||June 16, 1980|
|2.||Smt. Inderjit Kaur||July 10 1980||July 10, 1985|
|3.||Shri S.C. Mittal||July 23, 1985||July 23, 1990|
|4.||Shri S.N. Bajpe||July 23, 1990||July 12, 1994|
|5.||Shri B. Sankaran||November 28, 1994||November 9, 1998|
|6.||Shri K.M. Lal||November 1, 1999||June 21, 2002|
|7.||Shri B.K. Misra||June 24, 2002||October 19, 2004|
|8.||Shri Prakash Chander*||December 20, 2004||November 23, 2005|
|9.||Shri I.M.G. Khan**||November 28, 2005||January 12, 2006|
|10||Shri Brahm Dutt**||January 13, 2006||October 30, 2006|
|11.||Dr. (Smt.) C T Misra||October 30, 2006||October 27, 2008|
|12.||Smt. Vibha Puri Das**||October 29, 2008||April 23, 2009|
|13.||Shri N.K. Raghupathy||April 24, 2009||March 2, 2013|
|14.||Shri A. Bhattacharyya||March 20, 2013||December 2, 2015|
|15.||Shri Ashim Khurana||December 9, 2015||October 24, 2019|
|16.||Braj Raj Sharma||October 24, 2019||Continuing|
* Acting chairman
** Additional charge
Various Examinations conducted by SSC
This organization conducts various examinations for the selection of candidates as a Government employee. The exams are:
- Combined Graduate Level Examination (CGL)
- Combined Higher Secondary Level (CHSL) 10+2 Examination
- Multitasking (Non-Technical) Staff Examination
- Scientific Assistant Exam
- Stenographers Grade ‘C’ and ‘D’ Examination
- SSC Constables (GD) in CAPFs, NIA & SSF Examination
- Sub Inspector In CPOs Exam
- Junior Engineer (Civil & Elect) Examination
- Junior Translators (CSOLS) /Junior Hindi Translators Examination
- Section Officer (Audit | Commercial) Examination
- Food Corporation of India (FCI) Examination
- Lower Division Grade Limited Departmental Competitive Examination (LDC)
- SSC Direct Recruitment (Selection Posts)
Being a part of static GK these names of SSC chairpersons and their tenure are asked in many competitive exams. Ensure you are thorough with them and it’s better to identify some mnemonic tricks or comparisons to memorize them.
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