The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) on its latest notice has postponed a few exams in view of the Assembly Elections in the State of Bihar. The examinations were earlier scheduled for the period from 28.10.2020 to 07.11.2020. However, the change in exam date is applicable only for the candidates with exam centres in Bihar.
New Dates for SSC Exams 2020
Even though the SSC Exam dates are postponed to candidates with exam centres in Bihar, all other candidates will take up the exam from 27.10.2020 to 30.10.2020 itself. There is certainly no change in the exam dates for the other centres of examination. The major exams which are postponed due to the Bihar Assembly Elections are:
- Junior Engineer (Civil, Mechanical, Electrical and Quantity Surveying & Contracts)
- Combined Graduate Level (CGL) Examination, 2019
- Examination for the Selection Posts Phase VIII/2020
- Stenographer Grade ’C’ & ‘D’ examination, 2019
- Junior Engineer (Civil, Mechanical, Electrical and Quantity Surveying & contracts) Examination, 2019
The latest schedule modification for SSC exams is given below:
|Sl No.||Name of the Examination||Tier/ Phase||Scheduled Date||Revised Date|
|1||Junior Engineer (Civil, Mechanical, Electrical and Quantity Surveying & Contracts )||Paper-I (CBE)||27.10.2020 to 30.10.2020||11.12.2020 (only for candidates who opted Examination Centres in Bihar)
27.10.2020 to 30.10.2020 (for rest of the candidates)
|2||Combined Graduate Level ( CGL) Examination, 2019||Tier-II (CBE)||2.11.2020 to 5.11.2020||15.11.2020 to 18.11.2020|
|3||Examination for the Selection Posts Phase VIII/2020||CBE||6.11.2020 to 10.11.2020||14.12.2020 (only for candidates who opted Examination Centres in Bihar)
06.11.2020 to 10.11.2020 ((for rest of the candidates)
|4||Stenographer Grade ’C’ & ‘D’ examination, 2019||CBE||16.11.2020 to 18.11.2020||24.12.2020 to 30.12.2020|
|5||Junior Engineer (Civil, Mechanical, Electrical and Quantity Surveying & contracts) Examination, 2019||Paper-II
However, the schedule of the Combined Higher Secondary (10+2) level examination, CHSLE-2019 Tier-I Exam bears no change. The Examination will be held as previously scheduled from 12.10.2020 to 26.10.2020.
Let us have an insight on the number of vacancies for these posts:
|SSC Junior Engineer (JE)||1601 vacancies in 2019|
|SSC Combined Graduate Level (CGL Exam)||9488 vacancies|
|Examination for the Selection Posts Phase VIII/2020||1348 vacancies|
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