SSC Selection Post Phase VIII 2020

SSC has completed the Selection Post Phase 8 online application process on 20th March 2020. Candidates must have been preparing for the Stenographer written exam. Aspirants must note that the exam get postponed, as many exam from march are postponed due to the COVID-19 lock down process. SSC has released the new new exam dates of SSC Selection Post Phase 8 on 01st June 2020. The commission is going to conduct the selection post from 07th to 09th September 2020. Candidates are advised to keep visiting the page for any update, till then check Important Points, Exam pattern, Syllabus etc.

SSC Selection Post Phase VIII 2020 Important Date

The important dates for SSC Selection Post Phase 8 2020 has been released by SSC along with its official notification. Check SSC Selection Post Phase 8 2020 exam date & other important dates below:



SSC Selection Post Phase 8 Notification Date

21st February 2020

Online Form submission Start

21st February 2020

Last Date to Submit Application

20th March 2020

Last date for making online fee payment:

23th March 2020

Last date for generation of offline Challan

23th March 2020

Last date for payment through Challan (during working hours of Bank)

25th March 2020

SSC Selection Post Phase 8 Admit Card

End of May

SSC Phase 8 2020 Exam Date: CBT

07th to 09th September 2020

SSC Phase 8 Answer Key Date

To be notified later

SSC Selection Post Phase VIII 2020 Eligibility Criteria

All the aspiring candidates of SSC Selection Post Phase 8 2020 have to abide by all the Eligibility Criteria Decided by the Commission.

  • Candidate of SSC Selection Post Phase 8 must be Citizen of either India or Nepal or Bhutan. If a candidate is the citizen of Nepal or Bhutan shall have a Certificate of Eligibility issued by the Government of India in favour of him/her.
  • Educational/ Technical Qualification & Experience: Matriculation, Higher Secondary and Graduation level post are included in the SSC Selection Post recruitment. Candidates must possess the post wise qualifications as per the post applied for. The Crucial date for determining of possession of Essential Qualifications (EQs)/ Experience is 01st January 2020.
  • SSC Selection Post Phase 8 Age Limit 2020: The Age Limit for applying online for various categories is 18-30 years.
  • SSC Selection Post Phase 8 2020 Age Relaxation: As per government guidelines age relaxation in SSC Selection Post Phase 8 is given in table below:


Age Relaxation


3 years


5 years


10 years


13 years


15 years

Ex-Servicemen (Gen)

3 years

Ex-Servicemen (OBC)

6 years

Ex-Servicemen (SC/ST)

8 years

  • SSC Selection Post Phase 8 2020 Application Fee: The Application Fee for SSC Selection Post Phase 8 as per the categories is given below:






Fee exempted

SSC Selection Post Phase VIII Exam Pattern

Exam Pattern of SSC Selection Post Phase 8 2020 is explained in the tables below. SSC Selection Post Phase 8 2020 comprises of two Tiers only. CBT is merit deciding Tier.


Type of Examination

Mode of examination


Objective Multiple Choice

CBT (Online)

Document Verification

Physical Presence


The SSC Selection Post Phase 8 is scheduled to be held from 07th to 09th September 2020. The elaborated CBT exam pattern is given in the table below.


No. of Questions

Total Marks

Time Allotted

General Intelligence and Reasoning



A cumulative time of 60 minutes (80 minutes for disable/Physically handicapped Candidates)

General Awareness



Quantitative Aptitude



English Comprehension






SSC Selection Post Phase VIII 2020: Syllabus

SSC Selection Post 2020 CBT comprises four Sections/ Subjects that are mentioned below:

  • General Knowledge
  • Quantitative Aptitude
  • General Reasoning
  • English Comprehension

Let’s have a look at the detailed syllabus of all these 4 sections:

General Reasoning

General Knowledge

Quantitative Aptitude

English Comprehension

Verbal Reasoning

Current Affairs


Reading Comprehension


Awards and Honours

Number Series


Circular Seating Arrangement

Books and Authors

Data Interpretation


Linear Seating Arrangement


Mensuration and Geometry

Verbal Ability

Double Lineup


Quadratic Equation





Active and Passive Voice


Important Dates

Problems of Ages

Para Jumbles

Blood Relations

Scientific Research

Profit and Loss

Fill in the Blanks

Directions and Distances

Static General Knowledge
(History, Geography, etc.)

Ratio and Proportions &
Mixture and Alligation

Error Correction

Ordering and Ranking


Speed, Distance and Time

Cloze Test

Data Sufficiency

Persons in News

Time and Work


Coding and Decoding

Important Schemes

Number System


Code Inequalities


Data Sufficiency


SSC Selection Post Phase VIII 2020 Recruitment

According to the official notification, a total of 1355 vacancies have been announced by Staff Selection Commission. Candidates are advised go through this article before applying for the post and ensure that they fulfil all the eligibility conditions like Age-Limit/ Essential Qualifications (EQs)/ Experience/ Category, etc. as indicated in this  Notice.

According to the SSC Official Calendar, SSC Phase 8 Notification 2020 was to be released on 17 January 2020 and the application process to be continued till 14 February 2020.  Every year, Staff Selection Commission (SSC) conducts level-wise recruitment exam for Matric, Higher Secondary, Graduation and above level posts as per requirement through SSC Selection Post Exam.  The commission has yet not confirmed about the levels of posts. Candidates will be able to check level-wise vacancies of this year, once SSC Selection Post 8 Exam 2020 official notification is out.

Last year, the commission had announced 1348 vacancies for various under the categories - Group-C Class-II/ and Group ‘C’, Non-Gazetted & Non-Ministerial. For which, the notification was released on 6 August 2019 and the candidates were able to submit applications by 31 August 2019.

Check SSC Selection Post Phase 8 2020 Official Notification (PDF)

SSC Selection Post Phase VIII Result 2020

  • SSC Selection Post Phase 8 Result will be released after a month of SSC Selection Post Phase 8 Exam.
  • Minimum qualifying marks in SSC Selection Post Phase 8 CBT’s are as follows:
    UR: 30%
     OBC/ EWS: 25%
    All other categories: 20%
  • On the basis of their performance in CBT, candidates will be shortlisted for appearing in Medical Examination. Candidates, who are successful in Medical Examination, will be called for detailed Document Verification.
  • Marks scored by candidates in Computer Based Examination will be normalized by using the formula published by the Commission through Notice No.1-1/2018-P&P-I dated 07-02-2019 and such normalized scores will be used to determine final merit and cut off marks.
  • Tentative Answer Keys will be placed on the Commission‟s website after the Examination. Candidates may go through the Answer Keys and submit representations, if any within the time limit given by the Commission through online modality only, on payment of Rs.100/- per question.
  • Any representation regarding Answer Keys received within the time limit fixed by the Commission at the time of uploading of the Answer Keys will be scrutinized before finalizing the Answer Keys and the decision of the Commission in this regard will be final. No representation regarding Answer Keys shall be entertained later.


SSC Selection Post Phase VIII Admit Card 2020

SSC will release the Selection Post Phase 8 Admit Card after the application process is over. The expected date is generally 10-15 days before the exam date, the exams is scheduled from 07th to 09th September 2020.

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