SSC 2020 Exam Date – In-depth Information

The coronavirus pandemic has hampered our lives in many ways. It has challenged the Government to devise new rules and regulations and impose a nationwide lockdown. Nonetheless, the havoc of COVID-19 did not stop here; rather, it clenched the examination and education system. This urged either postponing or cancelling many All India level competitive exams, Staff Selection Commission Exam (SSC Exam), being one of them.

Every year, SSC exams are conducted to build the staircase for aspirants to achieve their dreams. This year was no exception, until the Coronavirus out broke, which made most of the allied SSC authorities to postpone their examination schedule. We have collated the information for the same, to update the aspirants. Read on.

#1. Changes in the Staff Selection Commission Exam schedule

We at Edvizo, have been mindful of tracking the details of exams that have been updated amid the coronavirus pandemic. Hence, we have created a table to highlight the various Staff Selection Commission exams 2020 that have been affected and consequently postponed. While a few have to be updated yet by the officials, you can find the information in the table below obtained so far. 

Staff Selection Commission Exam Updates amid COVID-19
Exam Names SSC Exam dates Postponed due to Covid-19
Staff Selection Commission-Combined Higher Secondary Level (SSC- CHSL) 17th March – 28th March, 2020 Yes
Staff Selection Commission – Combined Graduate Level Examination (SSC- CG) 3rd March – 9th March, 2020 No
Staff Selection Commission-Junior Engineers (SSC-JE) 30th March – 2nd April, 2020 Yes
Staff Selection Commission Central Police Organization (SSC-CPO) 29th September – 5th October, 2020 Yes
Staff Selection Commission- General Duty (SSC- GD) Notification Not released No
Staff Selection Commission-Multi-Tasking Staff (SSC-MTS) Notification Not released No
Staff Selection Commission-Stenographer 5th May 2020 Yes


Therefore, it is clearly mentioned that the following exams conducted by the Staff Selection Commission are rescheduled:

  • Staff Selection Commission-Combined Higher Secondary Level (SSC- CHSL)
  • Staff Selection Commission – Combined Graduate Level Examination (SSC- CG)
  • Staff Selection Commission-Junior Engineers (SSC-JE)
  • Staff Selection Commission Central Police Organization (SSC-CPO)
  • Staff Selection Commission-Stenographer.

Suppose you are a potential candidate for any of the above-listed exams. In that case, we advise you to check the Staff Selection Commission Exam Calendar for any further reference, or else can continue reading our article.

The critical changes in dates as per the Staff Selection Commission Exam Calendar and information related to all the upcoming SSC Exams are discussed in subsequent sections.

#2. Updated schedule with dates for Staff Selection Commission Exams 2020

We understand how eager and enthusiastic you aspirants were to appear for your respective Staff Selection Commission Exams this year. Moreover, we are not oblivious to the fact that you were taken aback when the exams were withheld due to the Coronavirus outbreak. However, gone are the days of dilemma, because the official website for Staff Selection Commission has declared the updated schedule for the main examination for the year 2020! Therefore, the wait is over, and you can finally revise your topics, though we are sure you wouldn’t have stopped that.

We have an excerpt of crucial information enlisted here with the respective revised schedule for the SSC 2020 exam. It is time to mark your calendars and buckle up.

SSC Exams Revised SSC Exam Date 2020
SSC CHSL 2020 Exam Date for Tier 1 (Only remaining aspirants) October 12th to 16th, 2020, October 19th to 21st and 26th.
SSC JE 2020 Exam Date for Paper 1 October 27th to 30th, 2020
SSC CGL 2020 Exam Date for Tier 2 November 02nd to 05th, 2020
SSC Stenographer ‘C’ and ‘D’ 2020 Exam Date November 16th to 18th, 2020
Exam for Selection Posts 2020 (Phase-VIII)  November 06th, 09th and 10th, 2020
SSC JHT 2020 Exam Date (Hindi Pradhyapak, Junior Hindi Translator, Senior Hindi Translator and Junior Translator- Paper I Exam) November 19th, 2020
SSC CAPF Exam Date 2020 – Sub-Inspectors in Delhi Police and CAPFs Examination (Paper-I) November 23rd to 26th, 2020
Constable (Executive) in Delhi Police Exam 2020 Date November 27th and 30th, 2020, December 1st to 3rd, 2020, December 7th to 11th and December 14th, 2020


#3. Frequently asked question about Staff Selection Commission Exams 2020

Q1. The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) conducts the Combined Graduate Level (CGL) Exam to recruit for which post?

Answer. The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) conducts the exam for Combined Graduate Level (CGL) for recruitment of various subordinate services as mentioned below:

  • Assistants in Ministries/Departments, Attached and Subordinate office of the Govt. of India.
  • Accountant/ Junior Accountant
  • Preventive Officers in Customs.
  • Auditor Offices under C&AG, CGDA, CGA & others.
  • Assistant Enforcement Officer in Directorate of Enforcement, Department of Revenue.
  • Tax Assistant in CBDT and CBEC
  • Inspectors of Central Excise & Customs.
  • Compiler in Registrar General of India.
  • Examiner in Customs.
  • Inspectors of Income Tax.
  • Sub-Inspectors in Central Bureau of Narcotics & CBI.

Q 2. When does the Staff Selection Commission display its Annual Calendar of Exams 2020?

Answer: The Annual Calendar of the Exams of the Staff Selection Commission for each year is generally uploaded in the month of early September/ October on the official Staff Selection Commission website.

Q 3. Will the Staff Selection Commission authorities make any changes to the exam schedule based on the request made by the candidate, if the exam clashes with other organization’s exam? 

Answer: Well, unfortunately, the Staff Selection Commission will not make any amendments based on individual requests of candidates or entertain any such request for postponing or preponing its exam dates even if the dates clashes with exams of other organizations. 

They are strict about the policies and schedules and do not even consider any appeals and requests for change in exam center or others.

Q 4. How to do onetime Registration?

Answer: Click on the ‘Register Now’ link in the Staff Selection Commission official website’s login section. Then carefully follow the instructions given and register accordingly.

Q 5. Will the commission postpone the Staff Selection Commission Examination?

Answer. Yes, as per the SSC’s latest notification, the exams have been rescheduled, and the same information can be obtained from the website where the revised dates have been uploaded for various exams.

#4. Final words:

Aspirants who seem to take the Staff Selection Commission exam should regularly visit the official website to keep themselves up-to-date for any relevant information uploaded regarding the upcoming SSC exams, rescheduling of exams, and postponing exams or re-examination. You can mark the respective dates and prepare accordingly. Edvizo wishes you good luck.