(To be uploaded on the website of the Commission on 03-12-2019)
Government of India
Staff Selection Commission
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances
& Pensions, Block No. 12, CGO Complex,
Lodhi Road, New Delhi - 110003.
Combined Higher Secondary (10+2) Level Examination, 2019
(Website of the Commission: https://ssc.nic.in)
Dates for submission of online applications: 03-12-2019 to 10-01-2020 Last date for receipt of application: 10-01-2020 (23:59) Last date for making online fee payment: 12-01-2020 (23:59) Last date for generation of offline Challan: 12-01-2020 (23:59) Last date for payment through Challan (during working hours of Bank): 14-01-2020 Date of Computer Based Examination (Tier-I): 16-03-2020 to 27-03-2020 Date of Tier-II Examination (Descriptive Paper): 28-06-2020
“GOVERNMENT STRIVES TO HAVE A WORKFORCE WHICH REFLECTS GENDER BALANCE AND WOMEN CANDIDATES ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY” F. No. 3/6/2019-P&P-I (Vol.-1): The Staff Selection Commission will hold a competitive examination for recruitment to the posts of Lower Divisional Clerk/ Junior Secretariat Assistant, Postal Assistant/ Sorting Assistant and Data Entry Operators for various Ministries/ Departments/ Offices of the Government of India. The details of the examination are as under:
1. Pay Scale:
1.1 Lower Division Clerk (LDC)/ Junior Secretariat Assistant (JSA): Pay Level-2 (Rs. 19,900-63,200).
1.2 Postal Assistant (PA)/ Sorting Assistant (SA): Pay Level-4 (Rs. 25,500-81,100). 1.3 Data Entry Operator (DEO): Pay Level-4 (Rs. 25,500-81,100) and 1.4 Data Entry Operator, Grade A : Pay Level-4 (Rs. 25,500-81,100). 2
2.1 Vacancies will be determined in due course. Updated vacancy position will be uploaded on the website of the Commission from time to time (https://ssc.nic.in-
>Candidate s Corner-> Tentative Vacancy).
3.1 Reservation for the Scheduled Castes (SC), Scheduled Tribes (ST), Other Backward Classes (OBC), Economically Weaker Sections (EWS), Ex-servicemen (ESM) and Persons with Disabilities (PwD) etc. categories is available as per extant Govt. Orders.
3.2 The Commission makes selection of candidates in pursuant to the vacancies reported by the concerned User Departments for various posts. The Commission does not have any role in deciding the number of vacancies of any User Department. Implementation of reservation policy, maintaining reservation roster and earmarking of vacancies for different categories comes under the domain of the User Departments.
4. Permissible disabilities for PwD candidates:
4.1 Except for the Border Roads Organisation (BRO), the posts have been identified suitable for following disabilities:
4.1.1 Lower Division Clerk/ Junior Secretariat Assistant: One arm affected (OA), Both legs affected (BL), One leg affected (OL), One arm and one leg affected
(OAL), Blind (B), Low vision (LV) & Hearing handicapped (HH). 4.1.2 Postal Assistant/ Sorting Assistant: One leg affected (OL), One arm affected
(OA), One arm and one leg affected (OAL), Both legs affected but not arms
(BL), Muscular weakness and limited physical endurance (MW), Cerebral Palsy, Leprosy cured, Dwarfism, Acid Attack victims, Blind (B), Low vision
(LV), Hard of Hearing (HH), Specific learning disability. Multiple disabilities from amongst disabilities mentioned above.
4.1.3 Data Entry Operators (DEOs): One arm affected (OA), One leg affected
(OL), One arm and one leg affected (OAL), Both Legs affected (BL), Hearing handicapped (HH) and Low Vision (LV) are eligible for the posts of Data Entry Operators.
4.2 Persons with Disabilities are not eligible for any post in BRO. 4.3 Requirement of Physical Standard, Physical Efficiency Tests and Medical Standards for the post of Lower Division Clerk in BRO is available at Annexure-XVI. Candidates may ensure that they fulfill all the required standards before opting for any post in BRO. Posts once allocated as per merit-cum-preference given by the candidates will not be changed subsequently due to failure of the candidates to qualify in these Standards.
4.4 Only male candidates are eligible for the posts in the Border Roads Organization. 3
4.5 As the “Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act, 2016” has come into force with effect from 19-04-2017 and new categories of disabilities such as Autism, Dwarfism, Acid Attack victims, Muscular Dystrophy, Intellectual Disability, Specific Learning Disability, Mental Illness and Multiple Disabilities, etc have been included. Therefore, the candidates with such disabilities may also apply giving details of their disabilities in the online Application Form. However, their selection will be subject to identification of posts suitable for these categories as well as reporting of vacancies by the Indenting Departments. Candidates suffering from various disabilities as identified vide DoP&T OM No: 36035/02/2017-Estt (Res) dated 15-01-2018 (para-2.2) may select following PwD categories in the online Registration/ Application Form.
S. No. Type of Disability Category of disability to be selected in Registration/
(a) Blindness and low vision VH
(b) Deaf and hard of hearing HH
(c) Locomotor disability including cerebral palsy, leprosy cured, dwarfism, acid attack victims and
(d) Autism, intellectual disability, specific learning disability and mental illness.
(e) Multiple disabilities from amongst persons under clauses (a) to (d) including deaf-blindness.
4.6 The posts may be identified suitable for additional disabilities as per the provisions of the “Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act, 2016”. Candidates with such disabilities for which the posts are identified suitable will also be eligible for final selection.
5. Nationality/ Citizenship:
5.1 A candidate must be either:
(a) a citizen of India, or
(b) a subject of Nepal, or
(c) a subject of Bhutan, or
(d) a Tibetan refugee who came over to India, before the 1st January,1962, with the intention of permanently settling in India, or
(e) a person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, East African countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania(Formerly Tanganyika and Zanzibar),Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia and Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India. 5.2 Provided that a candidate belonging to categories (b), (c), (d) and (e) above shall be a person in whose favour a certificate of eligibility has been issued by the Government of India.
5.3 A candidate in whose case a certificate of eligibility is necessary may be admitted to the Examination but the offer of appointment will be given only after, the necessary eligibility certificate has been issued to him/ her by the Government of India. 4
6. Age Limit:
6.1 Age limit for the posts is 18-27 years as on 01-01-2020 (i.e. Candidates born not before 02-01-1993 and not later than 01-01-2002).
6.2 Permissible relaxation in upper age limit for different categories are as under: Code
Category Age-relaxation permissible
beyond the upper age limit
01 SC/ ST
03 PwD (Unreserved)
04 PwD (OBC)
05 PwD (SC/ ST)
06 Ex-Servicemen (ESM) 03 years after deduction of the military service rendered from
the actual age as on closing date
of receipt of online application.
07 Candidates who had ordinarily been domiciled in the State of Jammu & Kashmir during the period from 1
January 1980 to 31
08 Defence Personnel disabled in operation during
hostilities with any foreign country or in a disturbed area and released as a consequence thereof.
09 Defence Personnel disabled in operation during
hostilities with any foreign country or in a disturbed area and released as a consequence thereof (SC/ ST). 08 years
Central Government Civilian Employees:
Who have rendered not less than 3 years regular and continuous service as on closing date for receipt of online applications.
Up to 40 years of age
11 Central Government Civilian Employees:
Who have rendered not less than 3 years regular and continuous service as on closing date for receipt of online applications (SC/ ST).
Up to 45 years of age
Widows/ Divorced Women/ Women judicially
separated and who are not remarried.
Up to 35 years of age
13 Widows/ Divorced Women/ Women judicially
separated and who are not remarried (SC/ ST).
Up to 40 years of age
6.3 Date of Birth filled by the candidate in the online application form and the same recorded in the Matriculation/ Secondary Examination Certificate will be accepted by the Commission for determining the age and no subsequent request for change will be considered or granted.
6.4 Ex-Servicemen who have already secured employment in civil side under Central Government in Group C & D posts on regular basis after availing of the benefits of reservation given to ex-servicemen for their re-employment are not eligible for reservation in ESM category and fee concession. However, such candidates can avail of the benefit of reservation as ex-serviceman for subsequent employment if he/ she immediately after joining civil employment, has given self-declaration/ undertaking to the concerned employer about the date-wise details of applications for various vacancies for which he/ she had applied for before joining the initial civil employment as mentioned in the OM No. 36034/1/2014-Estt (Res) dated 14 th
2014 issued by DoP&T.
6.5 The period of "Call up Service" of an Ex-Serviceman in the Armed Forces shall also be treated as service rendered in the Armed Forces for purpose of age relaxation as per rules.
6.6 For any serviceman of the three Armed Forces of the Union to be treated as Ex- Serviceman for the purpose of securing the benefits of reservation, he must have already acquired, at the relevant time of submitting his application for the Post/ Service the status of ex-servicemen or is in a position to establish his acquired entitlement by documentary evidence from the competent authority that he would complete specified term of engagement from the Armed Forces within the stipulated period of one year from the closing date for receipt of applications (i.e. 10-01-2020). Such candidates must also acquire the status of an ex-serviceman within the stipulated period of one year from the closing date of receipt of application (i.e. 10- 01-2020).
6.7 Explanation: An ex-serviceman means a person: 6.7.1 Who has served in any rank whether as a combatant or non combatant in the Regular Army, Navy or Air Force of the Indian Union, and i. who either has been retired or relieved or discharged from such service whether at his own request or being relieved by the employer after earning his or her pension; or
ii. who has been relieved from such service on medical grounds attributable to military service or circumstances beyond his control and awarded medical or other disability pension; or iii. who has been released from such service as a result of reduction in establishment;
6.7.2 who has been released from such service after completing the specific period of engagement, otherwise than at his own request, or by way of dismissal, or discharge on account of misconduct or inefficiency and 6
has been given a gratuity, and includes personnel of the Territorial Army namely, pension holders for continuous embodies service or broken spells of qualifying service;
6.7.3 personnel of the Army Postal Service who are part of Regular Army and retired from the Army Postal Service without reversion to their parent service with pension, or are released from the Army Postal service on medical grounds attributable to or aggravated by military service or circumstance beyond their control and awarded medical or other disability pension;
6.7.4 Personnel, who were on deputation in Army Postal Service for more than six months prior to the 14
6.7.5 Gallantry award winners of the Armed forces including personnel of Territorial Army;
6.7.6 Ex-recruits boarded out or relieved on medical ground and granted medical disability pension.
6.8 A Matriculate Ex-Serviceman (which includes an Ex-Serviceman, who has obtained the Indian Army Special Certificate of education or corresponding certificate in the Navy or the Air Force), who has put in not less than 15 years of service as on closing date of receipt of applications (i.e. 10-01-2020) with Armed Forces of the Union shall be considered eligible for appointment to the Group C posts against posts reserved for ESM only. Thus, those matriculate Ex-Servicemen who have not completed 15 years of service as on the closing date for receipt of applications are not eligible for these posts. 6.9 Age relaxation is not admissible to sons, daughters and dependents of Ex- Servicemen. Therefore, such candidates should not indicate their category as ex-servicemen.
7. Process of certification and format of certificates: 7.1 Candidates who wish to be considered against vacancies reserved or seek age- relaxation must submit requisite certificate from the competent authority, in the prescribed format, whenever such certificates are sought by concerned Regional/ Sub-Regional Offices at the time of Document Verification. Otherwise, their claim for SC/ ST/ OBC/ EWS/ PwD/ ESM status will not be entertained and their candidature/ applications will be considered under Unreserved (UR) category. The formats of the certificates are annexed with the Notice of this Examination. The certificate of disability issued under the Persons with Disabilities (Equal Opportunities, Protection of Rights and Full Participation) Act, 1995 (1 of 1996) will also be valid. Certificates in any other format will not be accepted.
7.2 A person seeking appointment on the basis of reservation to OBCs must ensure that he/ she possesses the caste/ community certificate and does not fall in creamy layer on the crucial date. The crucial date for this purpose will be the closing date for receipt of online application i.e. 10-01-2020. 7
7.3 Candidates may also note that in respect of the above, their candidature will remain provisional till the veracity of the concerned document is verified by the Appointing Authority. Candidates are cautioned that they will be debarred from the examination conducted by the Commission in case they fraudulently claim SC/ ST/ OBC/ EWS/ PwD/ ESM status or avail any other benefit. 7.4 Crucial date for claim of SC/ ST/ OBC/ EWS/ PwD status or any other benefit viz. fee concession, reservation, age-relaxation, etc, where not specified otherwise, will be the closing date for receipt of online applications i.e. 10-01-2020.
8. Provision of Compensatory Time and assistance of scribe: 8.1 In case of persons with benchmark disabilities in the category of blindness, locomotor disability (both arm affected-BA) and cerebral palsy, the facility of scribe is provided, if desired by the candidate. Since the posts are not identified suitable for the persons with both arms affected (BA) disability, therefore facility of scribe will not be admissible to such candidates. 8.2 In case of remaining categories of persons with benchmark disabilities, the provision of scribe will be provided on production of a certificate at the time of examination to the effect that the person concerned has physical limitation to write, and scribe is essential to write examination on his/ her behalf, from the Chief Medical Officer/ Civil Surgeon/ Medical Superintendent of a Government health care institution as per proforma at Annexure-I. 8.3 The candidates will have the discretion of opting for his/ her own scribe or the facility of scribe provided by the Commission. Appropriate choice in this regard will have to be given by the candidate in the online application form. 8.4 In case a candidate opts for his/ her own scribe, the qualification of the scribe should be one step below the qualification of the candidate taking the examination. The candidates with benchmark disabilities opting for own scribe shall be required to submit details of the own scribe at the time of examination as per proforma at Annexure-II. In addition, the scribe has to produce a valid ID proof (as per list given at Para-14.7) in original at the time of examination. A photocopy of the ID proof of the scribe signed by the candidate as well as the scribe will be submitted along with proforma at Annexure-II. In case, subsequently it is found that the qualification of the scribe is not as declared by the candidate, then the candidate shall forfeit his/ her right to the post and claims relating thereto. 8.5 Own scribe should not be a candidate of this examination. If a candidate is detected as assisting another PwD candidate as scribe in this examination, then the candidatures of both the candidates will be cancelled. 8.6 A compensatory time of 20 minutes per hour of examination will be provided to the persons who are allowed use of scribe as per Para 8.1 and 8.2 above. 8.7 The candidates referred at Para 8.1 and 8.2 above, who are allowed use of scribe but not availing the facility of scribes will also be given compensatory time of 20 minutes per hour of examination.
8.8 No attendant other than the scribe for eligible candidates will be allowed inside the examination hall.
8.9 One eyed candidates and partially blind candidates who are able to read the normal Question Paper set with or without magnifying glass and who wish to 8
write/ indicate the answer with the help of magnifying glass will be allowed to use the same in the Examination Hall and will not be entitled to a Scribe. Such candidates will have to bring their own Magnifying Glass to the Examination Hall.
8.10 The PwD candidates who have availed the facility of Scribes/ Passage Reader and/ or compensatory time must produce relevant documents for the eligibility of scribe/ compensatory time at the time of Document Verification. Failure to produce such supporting documents will lead to cancellation of their candidature for the examination.
9. Essential Educational Qualifications (As on 01-01-2020): 9.1 For LDC/ JSA, PA/ SA, DEO (except DEOs in C&AG): The candidates must have passed 12
Standard or equivalent examination from a recognized Board or University.
9.2 For Data Entry Operator (DEO Grade ‘A’) in the Office of Comptroller and Auditor General of India (C&AG): 12th Standard pass in Science stream with Mathematics as a subject from a recognized Board or equivalent. 9.3 As per Ministry of Human Resource Development Notification dated 10-06- 2015 published in Gazette of India all the degrees/ diplomas /certificates awarded through Open and Distance Learning mode of education by the Universities established by an Act of Parliament or State Legislature, Institutions Deemed to be Universities under Section 3 of the University Grant Commission Act 1956 and Institutions of National Importance declared under an Act of Parliament stand automatically recognized for the purpose of employment to posts and services under the Central Government provided they have been approved by the University Grants Commission. 9.4 As per UGC (Open and Distance Learning) Regulations, 2017 published in official Gazette on 23-06-2017, under Part-I (2)(p), the programmes in engineering, medicine, dental, nursing, pharmacy, architecture and physiotherapy etc are not permitted to be offered under Open and Distance Learning mode.
9.5 Candidates who have not yet acquired but will acquire the educational qualification and produce documentary evidence from the Board/ University in support thereof as on 01-01-2020 will also be eligible. 9.6 All candidates who are declared qualified by the Commission for Document Verification will be required to produce the relevant Certificates such as Mark sheets, Provisional Certificates etc. for completion of Intermediate/ Higher Secondary/ 10+2/ Senior Secondary in original as proof of having acquired the minimum educational qualification on or before 01-01-2020, failing which the candidature of such candidates will be cancelled by the Commission. The candidates who are able to prove, by documentary evidence, that the result of the qualifying examination was declared on or before the cut-off date and he/ she has been declared passed, will also be considered to meet the educational qualification. It is reiterated that the result of required educational qualification must have been declared by the Board/ University by the specified date. Mere processing of the result by the Board/ University by the crucial cut-off date does not fulfill the EQ requirement. 9.7 In case of the candidates possessing equivalent educational qualification, such candidates shall also produce relevant Equivalence Certificate from the 9
concerned authorities at the time of Document Verification. However, final decision regarding selection of such candidates will be taken by the concerned User Departments/ Appointing Authorities. 10. How to apply:
10.1 Applications must be submitted in online mode only at the official website of SSC Headquarters i.e. https://ssc.nic.in. For detailed instructions, please refer to Annexure-III and Annexure-IV of this Notice.
10.2 Last date for submission of online applications is 10-01-2020 (2400 Hours). 10.3 Candidates are advised in their own interest to submit online applications much before the closing date and not to wait till the last date to avoid the possibility of disconnection/ inability or failure to login to the SSC website on account of heavy load on the website during the closing days.
10.4 The Commission does not accept any responsibility for the candidates not being able to submit their applications within the last date on account of the aforesaid reasons or for any other reason beyond the control of the Commission.
10.5 Before submission of the online application, candidates must check that they have filled correct details in each field of the form. After submission of the online application form, no change/ correction/ modification will be allowed under any circumstances. Requests received in this regard in any form like Post, Fax, Email, by hand, etc shall not be entertained. 11. Application Fee:
11.1 Fee payable: Rs 100/- (Rs one hundred only).
11.2 Fee can be paid online through BHIM UPI, Net Banking, by using Visa, Mastercard, Maestro, RuPay Credit or Debit cards or in cash at SBI Branches by generating SBI Challan.
11.3 Women candidates and candidates belonging to Scheduled Castes (SC), Scheduled Tribes (ST), Persons with Disabilities (PwD) and Ex-servicemen
(ESM) eligible for reservation are exempted from payment of fee. 11.4 Online fee can be paid by the candidates up to 12-01-2020 (24:00). However, candidates who wish to make the cash payment through challan of SBI, may make the payment in cash at the Branches of SBI within the working hours of bank up to 14-01-2020 provided the challan has been generated by them before 12-01-2020 (24:00).
11.5 Applications received without the prescribed fee shall not be considered and summarily rejected. No representation against such rejection will be entertained. Fee once paid shall not be refunded under any circumstances nor will it be adjusted against any other examination or selection. 11.6 Candidates who are not exempted from fee payment must ensure that their fee has been deposited with SSC. If the fee is not received by SSC, status of Application Form is shown as Incomplete and this information is printed on the top of the printout of online Application Form. Further, status of fee payment can be verified at the Payment Status” link provided in the candidate s login screen. Such applications which remain incomplete due to non-receipt of fee will be SUMMARILY REJECTED and no request for 10
consideration of such applications and fee payment after the period specified in the Notice of Examination shall be entertained. 12. Centres of Examination:
12.1 A candidate must indicate the Centre(s) in the online Application Form in which he/ she desires to take the examination. Details about the Examination Centres and Regional Offices under whose jurisdiction these Examination Centres are located are as follows:
Examination Centres &
SSC Region and
States/ UTs under
the jurisdiction of
Address of the Regional
1 Bhagalpur (3201), Darbhanga (3202),
Muzaffarpur (3205), Patna (3206), Purnea
(3209), Agra (3001), Bareilly (3005),
Gorakhpur (3007), Jhansi (3008), Kanpur
(3009), Lucknow (3010), Meerut (3011),
Prayagraj (3003), Varanasi (3013).
Bihar and Uttar
Regional Director (CR),
34-A, Mahatma Gandhi
Marg, Civil lines,
Prayagraj – 211001.
2 Port Blair (4802), Ranchi (4205),
Balasore (4601), Berhampore(Odisha)
(4602), Bhubaneshwar (4604), Cuttack
(4605), Dhenkenal (4611), Rourkela
(4610), Sambalpur (4609), Gangtok
(4001), Hooghly (4418), Kolkata (4410),
Sikkim and West
Regional Director (ER),
MSO Building, (8
Acharya Jagadish Chandra
Bose Road, Kolkata,
3 Kavaratti(9401), Belagavi (9002),
Bengaluru (9001), Hubballi (9011),
Kalaburagi (Gulbarga) (9005), Mangaluru
(9008), Mysuru (9009), Shivamogga
(9010), Udupi (9012). Ernakulam (9213),
Kannur (9202), Kollam (9210), Kottayam
(9205), Kozhikode (9206), Thrissur
(9212), Thiruvananthapuram (9211).
Regional Director (KKR),
Floor, “E” Wing,
4 Bilaspur (6202), Raipur (6204),
Bhopal (6001), Gwalior (6005), Indore
(6006), Jabalpur (6007), Satna (6014),
Sagar (6015), Ujjain (6016),
Dy. Director (MPR),
J-5, Anupam Nagar,
5 Itanagar (5001), Dibrugarh (5102),
Guwahati(Dispur) (5105), Jorhat (5107),
Silchar (5111), Imphal (5501),
Churachandpur (5502), Ukhrul (5503),
Regional Director (NER),
Shillong (5401), Aizwal (5701), Kohima
(5302), Agartala (5601).
Last Gate, Beltola-
Basistha Road, P. O.
Dispur, Guwahati, Assam-
6 Delhi (2201), Ajmer (2401), Alwar (2402),
Bharatpur (2403), Bikaner (2404), Jaipur
(2405), Jodhpur (2406), Kota (2407),
Sriganganagar (2408), Udaipur (2409),
Sikar (2411), Dehradun (2002), Haldwani
(2003), Haridwar (2005), Roorkee (2006).
Regional Director (NR),
Block No. 12, CGO
Complex, Lodhi Road,
7 Chandigarh/ Mohali (1601),
Hamirpur (1202), Shimla (1203), Jammu
(1004), Samba (1010), Srinagar(J&K)
(1007), Leh (1005),
Amritsar (1404), Jalandhar (1402),
Ladakh and Punjab
Dy. Director (NWR),
Block No. 3, Ground
Floor, Kendriya Sadan,
8 Chirala (8011), Guntur (8001), Kakinada
(8009), Kurnool (8003), Nellore (8010),
Rajahmundry (8004), Tirupati (8006),
Vizianagaram (8012), Vijaywada (8008),
Vishakhapatnam (8007), Puducherry
(8401), Chennai (8201), Coimbatore
(8202), Madurai (8204), Salem (8205),
Tiruchirapalli (8206), Tirunelveli (8207),
Vellore (8208), Hyderabad (8601),
Karimnagar (8604), Warangal (8603).
Regional Director (SR),
Floor, EVK Sampath
Building, DPI Campus,
College Road, Chennai,
9 Panaji (7801), Ahmedabad (7001), Anand
(7011), Gandhinagar (7012), Mehsana
(7013), Rajkot (7006), Surat (7007),
Vadodara (7002), Amravati (7201),
Aurangabad (7202), Jalgaon (7214),
Kolhapur (7203), Mumbai (7204), Nagpur
(7205), Nanded (7206), Nashik (7207),
Dadra and Nagar
Haveli, Daman and
Diu, Goa, Gujarat
Regional Director (WR),
Floor, South Wing,
101, Maharshi Karve
12.2 A candidate has to give option for three centres, in the order of priority, within the same region. No request for change of Centre will be considered later under any circumstances. Hence, the candidates should select the centers, carefully and indicate the same correctly in their applications. 12.3 The Commission will endeavour to accommodate the candidates in centres opted by them. However, the Commission reserves the right to cancel any Centre and ask the candidates of that centre to appear from another centre. 12
Commission also reserves the right to divert candidates of any centre to some other Centre to take the examination.
13. Scheme of Examination:
13.1 The examination will consist of a Computer Based Examination (Tier-I), Descriptive Paper (Tier-II) and Skill Test/ Typing Test (Tier-III). 13.2 The Commission reserves the right to introduce additional stage of examination which would be notified at suitable time, if considered necessary.
13.3 In the question papers, wherever necessary, the metric systems of weights and measures only will be used.