SSC – A Way to Jobs in Govt. Departments
Staff selection Commission is a govt. run organization which recruits staff for the various ministries and departments of Indian Government.SSC selects candidates on the basis of their performance in written exam and interview. These exams are conducted throughout the year and notified to the candidates well in advance.
Here, we present the job role and responsibilities of these positions so that candidates have the detailed knowledge about positions and profiles. SSC recruits for the following job profiles:
Inspector- Centre Excise (Centre Board of Excise and Custom): There are many vacancies likely to be open due to the indirect revenue that this department brings to govt. The person who holds this job is responsible for inspecting the taxes/returns foiled by the companies. He verifies the correctness of claims submitted, process the data, and maintains records. This position holds high status among business owners & public.
Inspector- Post (Department of post): This person holds the position that is responsible for promoting business growth for post offices.He/She may have to travel, but allowances shall be provided.
Inspector- Central Bureau of Narcotics: This profile includes control on the cultivation of opium, poppy and conducts checks in the companies to ensure that it’s not being used illegally. This profile also includes the role of keeping a check on the smuggling of any illegal narcotic drugs. Job location would be parts of North India.
Inspector-Examiner (Centre Board of Excise and Custom): The job position is located on coastal areas. Work is limited to examining items and verifying if appropriate taxes are levied on the goods moving in and out of the port.
Inspector of income tax (CBDT): Job profile includes assessing, verifying and processing IT records for individual business etc. They are an integral part of the team that conducts raids.
Inspector – Preventive officer (Centre Board of Excise and Custom): The officer is responsible for preventing malpractice on the basis of information he gathers. This profile includes reporting at night also sometimes. Posting locations are cities with airports.
Assistance Enforcement Officer- Directorate of Enforcement (Department of revenue): Job includes inspecting, preventing and arresting those who are involved in money laundering and forgery. Posting will be only at the Enforcement Directorate offices.
Divisional Accountant – (Offices under CAG): The selected candidates normally works in the department of state, auditing the expenses of projects and works carried out by that State. These reports are sent to CAG head offices which further look into the malpractices by the states. They are posted in CAG offices located in various cities. There is very less or no travel in this job.
Statistical Investigator Gr.II (M/ statistics and program implementation): Only those with a statistical degree are eligible for this post. A collection of Data and plotting it into the information required by the Govt. of State, is the key role this job. It may include both office and field job. Around 600-800 positions are created every month.
Assistant (Ministry of Railway) – The job is more clerical in nature, but in terms of grade it is above upper-level clerk. They get good perks such as free or discounted travel across India. Posting is most likely In Delhi.
Assistant (Central Secretariat Services): This post requires to prepare notes or reports which are sent to their superiors like Section Officers, who further send it to ministers or preserve it as a record. It is a pure desk job and includes no travelling.
Assistant (IB): It is computer oriented, data related work. The person has no involvement in an investigation .Posting could be at the IB State Headquarters or may be in Delhi Head office.
Assistant (AFHQ): This job profile requires providing assistance to the section officer in management, distribution and co-ordination of work to staff. This post in entitled to benefits provided to those in armed forces.
Assistant (Central Vigilance commission)-The work of assistant is to update the case files with all details, collect the required info and perform duties as per the rules.
Assistant – (Ministry of External affairs): As an assistant, one is required to do administrative work including Typing, compiling reports, email calls, an update about events etc. The possibility of Foreign posting is high.
Assistant- Cypher (Ministry of External affairs): Cypher assistant is required to decipher the hidden information in the files. It could be of usage for Intelligence Agencies.
Assistant- (Other ministries/ departments/ Organizations): There are many organizations under Govt. where assistants are required like Dept of personnel & training, Parliamentary Affairs, Election Commission. In most of the cases, work location shall be Delhi.
Sub Inspector (National Investigation Agency): Security of Nation holds prime importance, so the job of SI involves a lot of travel, collecting evidence from the site, gather intelligence inputs regarding terrorism.NIA has offices in every state, but initially posting could be in Delhi. Following posts do not have interview round. So the selection is entirely based on the score in exams.
Auditor (Offices under C&AG, CGDA, CGA)
C&AG- Comptroller and Auditor General of India: Audit the expense reports of various states
CGDA- Comptroller General of Defense Accounts: Audit the accounts of defense forces.
CGA-Comptroller General of Accounts: Audit general accounts of the country.
Tax Assistant (CBEC & CBDT): In the case of CBDT, the duties of Tax assistants is to assess, verify and modify data related to taxes of an individual or business concern. In the case of CBEC, a similar job is required to be done for goods and services.
Upper Division Clerk (Central Govt. Offices other than CSCS cadres):Job of UDC is to check the stated facts, point out mistakes or incorrect statement of the fact, clearly bring out the question under consideration and suggest a course of action. Most of these posts exist in Delhi only.
Sub-Inspector (Central Bureau of Narcotics): Job contains the scope of frequent travels to restrict the entry of narcotic drugs into the state border. There is more of field work than any other job of Inspectors.
Compiler (Registrar General of India): The person is posted in the statistical division and is responsible for compiling the collected information through various means.
With this information, we have tried to give insight to our readers about the various kinds of jobs offered to the candidates who appear for Staff Selection Commission Exam.