SSC releases Important Instructions to candidates appearing in Online Exams

SSC releases important instructions to candidates appearing in Online exams of SSC. A detailed intimation on instructions for SSC upcoming exams including Selection Posts, SSC CPO, JHT, CGL and CHSL etc, is made available at

By Rohit Sindhu, Updated : Sep 29, 2020 16:39 IST
SSC releases Important Instructions to candidates appearing in Online Exams
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Staff Selection Commission (SSC) has released important instructions to candidates appearing in upcoming Online Computer based exams. Commission on Tuesday, releases a notice in context of instructions for the upcoming SSC exams 2020 to be held in Online mode. SSC is going to conduct different exams in Computer based mode in November-December 2020 including of SSC CPO, SSC Jr Hindi Translator, Selection Posts Phase 8, SSC CGL and CHSL left over exam.

Ahead of the schedule as laid down in SSC Exam Calendar 2020-21, Commission releases the important instructions to students appearing in SSC exams, to be conducted in Online mode. Here are some of the key takeaways from the SSC instructions- 

The candidates are advised to reach centre as per the time slot indicated against Reporting/ Entry time in the admit card. Candidates should note that no candidate will be allowed entry after the entry closing time in any circumstance or due to any reason. Gates will be closed strictly at entry closing time.

Candidates should invariably bring the following at the time of reporting for the examination:

(a) Admission Certificate (b) Two copies of their latest coloured passport size photograph (3 cm x 3.5 cm). (c) At least one valid photo bearing identity proof in ORIGINAL with clear photograph (Eligible photo identity proofs such as 1. Passport, 2. Aadhaar Card/Print out of e-Aadhaar,3. Driving License, 4. Service ID Card issued to employees by Central Govt./State Govt./ PSUs, 5. ID Card issued by University/College/School 6. Voter’s ID Card, 7. PAN Card, 8. Ex-Servicemen Discharge Book issued by Ministry of Defence, 9. Any other Photo Identity Proof issued by Central Govt./ State Govt.). (d) If the Photo Identity Card does not contain the complete Date of Birth, then the candidate must carry an additional original document having the Date of Birth as printed on the Admission Certificate (e.g. Admit Card/ Pass Certificate/ Marks Sheet of 10th Class issued only by CBSE/ ICSE/ State Boards; Birth Certificate, Category Certificate etc. issued only by Central Govt. / State Govt. / PSUs). In case of a mismatch in the Date of Birth mentioned in the Admission Certificate and Photo ID Proof/ the Certificate brought in support of Date of Birth, the candidate will not be allowed to appear in the examination. (e) Face mask. (f) Hand sanitizer (Small bottle). (g) Transparent water bottle. (h) Printout of COVID-19 Self Declaration Form provided with the Admission Certificate.

Should Read- SSC Calendar 2020-21 for Jobs/ Exams & Results

No candidate will be allowed to leave the examination lab before the completion of the examination time for any reason without permission from the exam Functionaries. Once a candidate leaves the lab without the permission of the exam functionaries, he/she shall not be allowed to re-enter the examination lab and his/her candidature shall be cancelled.

Candidates shall be permitted to appear in the exam only at the venue as specified in the Admission Certificate. Pen and paper for rough work would be provided in the examination lab.

Candidates should avoid wearing items like nose pins, bracelets, earrings, charms, kadas etc. In case, religion/ customs require candidates to wear specific attire, the frisking may take more time and therefore candidates should report at the venue of examination early. Here are the detailed instructions intimated to students in regards to the upcoming Online exams of SSC.

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