Combined Matric Level Exam - Application Form

SSC Combined Matric Level Examination 2008 Application Form

Application must be submitted at the address shown in column 4 against the centre selected by the candidates as given in the table under para 15. The application must be submitted in the prescribed Form given in Annexure-I. The candidates may utilize in original the Form published in the ‘Employment News” but while filling up the columns of such Application Form, they must do so with ball-point pen so as to avoid smudging of columns. They may also use the Application Form neatly typed on white paper (A-4 size) in double space and typed on only one side of the paper.

There is no objection to candidates using printed Application Form, if available from private agencies, as long as the format of Application Form is exactly the same as published in Annexure-I of this advertisement.

The application must be filled up by the candidates in their own handwriting. They must put their signature in running script (Not in Block capital letters) at the appropriate places/Declaration, failing which the application will be summarily rejected by the Commission without any correspondence with the Candidate.


Note-I: The Applicants in their own interest are advised to go through the Commission’s Notice, as published in the Employment News for all relevant details.

Note-II: Candidates are warned that Application submitted on format and size which is not exactly the same as published in this advertisement, are liable to be rejected summarily.

Note-III: While filling in his/her application form, a candidate should carefully decide about his/her choice for the centre. If a candidate sends more than one application, the Commission will cancel the candidature of the candidate and the Commission’s decision in the matter shall be final.

Similarly, sending more than one application in a single envelope may also lead to rejection of such applications without entering into any correspondence with the concerned candidates.

Note-IV: The envelope containing the application must be superscribed in bold letters as “Application for Combined Matric Level Examination 2008” and the name of the Centre from where the candidate intends to appear should be written in capital letters at left side corner.

Note-V: SC/ST/OBC candidates should also superscribe their category on the envelope.

Note-VI: Candidates have the option to submit either self attested/self certified photocopies of various documents or to submit photocopies of various documents duly attested by a Gazetted Officer as per extant procedure alongwith the application form. However, the original documents/certificates will be verified at the time of Skill Test and their candidature will be subject to result of such scrutiny.

While exercising the facility of self-attestation of various documents, the candidates are warned that: Any wrong attestations so as to mislead the Commission or to gain access to our Examinations, would lead to criminal/debar action against the candidates, besides cancellation of their candidatures.

Note-VII: Application may also be submitted at the Commission’s Regional / Sub-Regional Office concerned personally/by hand.

Note-VIII: Central govt. civilian employees may send their applications directly to the commission after intimating their head of office/department and need not send another copy through proper channel.

However, if they decide to send a copy through proper channel, they must ensure that the application complete in all respects reaches the staff selection commission by the closing date.

Application shall be rejected if received late and/or not complete in all respects as provided in rules. (refer annexure-iii for format of certificate in respect of central govt. civilian employees)

21. Preference:

A candidate will be required to indicate in his / her application form for the Examination various services / posts for which he / she would like to be considered for appointment in the order of preference in case he / she is recommended for appointment by Staff Selection Commission.


(a) Allocation of services / posts to the candidates finally selected would be made strictly, keeping in view their position in the merit list and the order of preferences exercised by the candidate for various services/posts.

(b) The selected candidate shall be recommended / allocated to only one service / post on the basis of his / her overall performance in the written examination and the Stenography Test / Typing Test and the place secured in the order of merit and the preference exercised for the posts / services.

22. Documents to be attached with the application:

(i) Central Recruitment Fee Stamps (CRFS) of Rs.100/- affixed and clearly cancelled or Indian Postal Order (IPO) of the same value, duly crossed & made payable as prescribed in this Notice, on/with the Application Form as the case may be.

(ii) One recent good quality Passport size photograph to be pasted on the Application Form in the space provided for the purpose.

(iii) One self addressed Postcard worth postage of Rs.6/-. The candidate must indicate “Application for Combined Matric Level Exam., 2008” on the postcard.

(iv) One self-addressed envelope of 12 cms x 25 cms size, which must be affixed with postage stamps worth Rs.5/-.

(v) An undertaking from the Candidates in Government Service indicating that they have informed in writing to their Head of Office/Department that they have applied for the examination.

(vi) Duly filled in Application Form itself.

(vii) Attested copies of documents in support of Educational Qualifications, Age, Category Status, etc.

Note-I: Documents in original must not be furnished with the Application Form.

Note-II: Those candidates who are called for Skill Test will have to bring with them at the time of Skill Test all Original Certificates alongwith legible self-attested copy of each certificate as regards community /category status, i.e., SC/ST/OBC/ExS/PH etc., educational qualification, age relaxation, etc. in the prescribed proforma, wherever given.

Note-III: Central Government Civilian employees must furnish “No Objection Certificate” from their Employer / Office at the time of Skill Test that in the event of their final selection for the relevant posts through the Commission’s examination, they would be relieved by the Office for joining the new post / service else their candidature will be cancelled.


1. Incomplete or unsigned applications or applications without Photograph/fee/documents in support of educational Qualifications, age, category status etc. or late applications will be rejected summarily.

2. Candidates should note that only the Date of Birth, as recorded in the Matriculation / Secondary Examination Certificate OR an equivalent certificate on the date of submission of application, will be accepted by the Commission, and no subsequent request for its change will be considered or granted.

23. Closing Date: 14.12.2007 (upto 5.00 PM)

Completed application forms must reach the concerned Regional Offices of the Commission latest by 14.12.2007_(5.00 PM) and in the case of candidates residing in Assam, Meghalaya, Arunachal Pradesh, Mizoram, Manipur, Nagaland, Tripura, Sikkim, Jammu and Kashmir, Lahaul and Spiti District and Pangi Sub Division of Chamba District of Himachal Pradesh, Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Lakshadweep and for candidates residing abroad, the CLOSING DATE is 24.12.2007(5.00 PM).

Applications Received After the specified time of closing date will not be entertained under any circumstances.

The Commission will not be responsible for postal delays.

Note: Candidates are advised to post the application well before the closing date so that it reaches the concerned regional office of ssc by the closing date and time .no application received after closing date and time will be accepted under any circumstances.

24. The candidates should carefully note that:

All candidates in Central Government Service whether in a permanent or in temporary capacity or work-charged employees, other than casual duty or daily rated employee, or those serving under public enterprises, will be required to submit an undertaking that they have informed in writing their Head of Office/Department that they have applied for the examination. Such candidates must also ensure that they would be in a position to furnish NOC from their employer, if asked by the Commission at the time of Skill Test or at any other time till final selection.

Candidates must also note that in case a communication is received from their employer by the Commission withholding permission to the candidates for appearing in the examination, their applications will be rejected and candidature cancelled by the Commission.

25. Admission to the Examination:

Before submitting his/her application, a candidate must carefully read the eligibility conditions for the examinations and satisfy himself/herself that he/she fulfills all the eligibility conditions. The commission do not undertake any scrutiny of the applications before the written examination and all applicants, except whose aplications are summarily rejected, are allowed to appear at the examination on purely provisional basis, subject to their eligibility being verified after the examination.

Accordingly, merely because a candidate has been allowed to appear at the examination will not be considered as a ground for his being eligible for the examination.

All candidates who apply in response to this advertisement before the Closing Date are assigned Roll numbers. These will be communicated to them on the selfaddressed Postcards (sent by the candidates with their applications) within two-three weeks from the CLOSING DATE. A candidate must write his/her Roll number alongwith his/her name, date of birth and name of the examination while addressing any communication to the Commission. Communication from the candidate not furnishing these particulars shall not be entertained.

Admission Certificates (ACs) for the Examination indicating the time table and also venues of examination for each candidate will be issued to all applicants about two weeks before the date of examination. If any candidate does not receive admission certificate for the examination one week before the date of examination, he/she must immediately contact the concerned regional office of the commission with proof of having submitted his/her application. (in case of applications submitted under certificate of posting, the date-stamp of the post-office concerned should be clearly legible).

Failure to do so will deprive him/her of any claim for consideration. further, if any candidate observes any anomaly in their particulars(name,category,scanned photograph etc in the admission card issued by the commission, they must immediately contact the concerned regional office(s) of the commission but before the actual date of the examination and get the anomalies set in order

Note-I: Candidates should occupy their seat in the examination venues according to Ticket Number printed on their Admission Certificates as seating plan will be displayed at the venue in the same manner. It may be noted that Ticket Number and Roll Number are two different things.

Note-1(A): Candidates will not be allowed to carry mobile phones or any other electronic gadgets inside the examination hall.

Note-II: Candidates should note that Answer Sheets not bearing Candidate’s Roll Number, Signature and Test Form Number will not be evaluated and such candidates would be awarded ‘ZERO’ mark. Candidates should note that the answer sheets of Preliminary Examination will be in the OMR format and answers will have to be marked in HB Pencil blackening/filling theappropriate rectangles. Further, the candidates must write the answers in any one language. Answers must not be written partly in one language and partly in another language. Violation of the clause will entail cancellation of the candidature of the candidates.

Note-III: If any candidate appears at a centre other than the one indicated by the Commission in his/her Admission Certificate and take the examination therefrom, the papers/answer-sheet of such candidate will not be evaluated and his/her candidature will be liable to cancellation. Late comers will not be admitted to the examination and no candidate will be allowed to leave the Examination Hall until the Exam is over.

Note-IV: Due care should be taken by the candidates to fill up their application form correctly. No column of the application should be left blank.

Incomplete or defective applications shall be summarily rejected. No representation or correspondence regarding such rejection shall be entertained under any circumstances.

26. (i) The decision of the Commission as to the eligibility or otherwise of a candidate for admission to the examination shall be final.

(ii) No candidate will be admitted to the examination unless he/she holds Certificate of Admission (AC) from the Commission.

The candidate must take the examination at the allotted centre of examination.