SSSC Recruitment 2017 for Clerk

Society for Centralized Recruitment of Staff in Subordinate Courts under High Court of Punjab and Haryana (S.S.S.C.) on behalf of the District and Sessions Judges of the State of Punjab, invites online applications for the Post Clerk SSSC

Pay Scale of 10300-34800 + 3200/- Grade Pay

SSSC Examination Date 2017

The Examination is likely to be conducted in the month of November 2017. (Tentative)

  • Name of the Post : Clerk
  • Total Number of Vacancies : 350
  • Gen : 107
  • Mazhbi Sikh/Balmiki : 39
  • Other SC : 35
  • BC/OBC of Punjab : 38
  • PHC of Punjab : 22
  • Gen : 62
  • SC : 33
  • BC/OBC : 14

Note : The number of vacancies may be increased or decreased without any notice, depending upon the number of vacancies as on date of preparation of merit list & posting.

SSSC Age Limit for Clerk Post 2017

Age limit for the post of Clerk category wise, as on 01.01.2017

1. Category : General

  • Minimum Age Limit : 18
  • Maximum Age Limit : 37

2. Category : SC of Punjab

  • Minimum Age Limit : 18
  • Maximum Age Limit : 42

3. Category : BC/OBC of Punjab

  • Minimum Age Limit : 18
  • Maximum Age Limit : 42

4. Category : Ex-servicemen of Punjab

  • Minimum Age Limit : 18
  • Remark : Ex-servicemen of Punjab Domicile shall be allowed to deduct the period of his service in the Armed Forces of Union from his actual age and if the resultant age does not exceed the maximum age limit by more than 3 years, he shall be deemed to satisfy the condition regarding age limit.

5. Category : PHC of Punjab

  • Minimum Age Limit : 18
  • Remark : Upper age is relaxable for PHC of Punjab Category candidates by 10 years from their original category.

6. Category : In Service Employees

  • Minimum Age Limit : 18
  • Maximum Age Limit : 45
  • Remark : In the case of persons already in the employment of the Punjab / Haryana Government other State Govt. or the Government of India, High Court, other Subordinate Courts & UT. Chandigarh.

7. Category : Widow, woman legally separated, deserted from husband for more than two years, where husband has been ordered by civil or criminal court to pay maintenance to her, whose husband has remarried, wife of serving military personnel, disabled while in military service.

  • Minimum Age Limit : 18
  • Maximum Age Limit : 40

Qualification for SSSC Clerk Recruitment 2017 : The applicant should possess a degree of Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science or equivalent thereto from a recognized university. He/she should have passed matriculation examination with Punjabi as one of the subject and must have proficiency in operation of computers (Word processing and Spread sheets).

Disqualification No Person :

  1. Who has entered into or contracted a marriage with a person having a spouse living or;
  2. Who, having a spouse living has entered into or contracted a marriage with any person.

Shall be eligible for appointment to the service.

Provided that the Committee, if satisfied that such marriage is permissible under the personal law applicable to such person and the other party to the marriage may exempt any person from the operation of this rule.

SSSC Examination Fee 2017 (Non-Refundable)

  1. General : 1000/-
  2. SC/BC/OBC/ESM of State of Punjab :  250/-
  3. PHC of Punjab. General : 500/-
  4. PHC of Punjab. SC/BC/OBC/ESM : 125/-
  5. Reserved Category of other State : 1000/-

How to Apply Online for SSSC Clerk Recruitment 2017

The online registration / filling of application forms by the applicants will consist of two steps.

  1. SSSC Registration Step I : Applicant will get his/her Registration ID and password and will print „Cash Deposit Receipt‟ for deposit of fee in the designated bank (State Bank of India). Thereafter the applicant shall deposit the requisite fee in any branch of State Bank of India.
  2. SSSC Registration Step II : After completion of Registration Step 1, applicant shall thereafter fill the remaining particulars i.e. uploading of photograph / signature, qualification and fee payment details in the form, then to “Lock & Submit” the application form.

Last Date for SSSC Online Application Form : The applicant who fulfills the prescribed educational qualification and other eligibility conditions may register for Step I from 04th September, 2017 upto 03rd October, 2017 02:00 P.M. Thereafter Step I Registration will be closed. The applicant, who completes Step-I registration, should go to Bank for deposit of fee after 24 hours from the time of Registration Step-I. However, the requisite fee can be deposited uptil 04th October, 2017 within Banking Hours only. Last date / time for completing the registration Step-II is 06th October, 2017 upto 11:59 P.M.

SSSC Important Dates 2017

  • Candidate can apply online From : 04.09.2017
  • Last date / Time for Registration Step-I : 03.10.2017 02:00 P.M.
  • Last date for receipt of application fee : 04.10.2017 (Within Banking Hours)
  • Last date / Time for Registration Step II : 06.10.2017 11:59 P.M.
  • Last date for editing of applications : 06.10.2017 11:59 P.M.

SSSC E-Admit Card : Thereafter, E-Admit Cards of provisionally eligible applicants will be uploaded on the website. Applicants will also receive E-mails / SMS in this regard.

The applicants are to download and get print out of their E-Admit Cards by visiting the website again by entering their registration ID and password. Admit Cards shall not be sent by post.

Mere issuance of provisional E-Admit Card does not imply that applicant has fulfilled all the eligibility conditions given in the advertisement and application is subject to subsequent scrutiny and the application can be rejected, if the applicant is found to be not fulfilling the eligibility conditions at any point of time.

SSSC Mode of Selection 2017

The applicant shall have to take a written examination in the following subjects :

  • Subjects : General Knowledge, English Composition
  • Maximum Marks : 50
  • Qualifying Marks : 33% in each subject but no candidate shall be considered to have qualified the written examination unless he/she obtains 40% marks in the aggregate of both subjects.

It is clarified that there will be negative marking in multiple choice questions. For every wrong answer, 1/4th mark would be deducted. The question(s) not attempted will receive no credit or discredit.