Combined Matric Level Exam - Educational Qualification

SSC Combined Matric Level Examination 2008 Educational Qualifications

5. Educational Qualifications for SSC Combined Matric Level Examination 2008: (As on 1st August, 2008)

Must have passed Matriculation or equivalent or higher examination as on 01.08.2008.

6. No person:

who has entered into or contracted a marriage with a person having a spouse living; or

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 Central government may, if satisfied that such marriage is permissible under the personal law applicable to such person and the other party to the marriage and there are other grounds for so doing, exempt any person from the operation of this rule.


7. A candidate must be in good mental and bodily health and free from any physical defect likely to interfere with the efficient discharge of his/her duties as an Officer of the service. A candidate who, after such medical examination as may be prescribed by the competent authority, is found not to satisfy these requirements, will not be appointed. Only such candidates as are likely to be considered for appointment will be medically examined.

Note: In the case of the disabled Ex-Defence Services personnel, a certificate of fitness granted by the Demobilisation Medical Board of the Defence Services will be considered adequate for the purpose of appointment.

8. The decision of the Commission as to the eligibility or otherwise of a candidate for admission to the examination shall be final.

9. No candidate will be admitted to the examination unless he/she holds a certificate of admission (AC) from the Commission.

10. Candidates (except ex-servicemen released from the Armed Forces and those who are granted remission of fee vide Commission's advertisement) must pay the fee prescribed therein.

11. Any attempt on the part of a candidate to obtain support for or canvass his candidature by any means may disqualify him for admission.

12. Action against candidates found guilty of misconduct:

Candidates are warned that they should not furnish any particulars that are false or suppress any material information while filling in the application form.

Candidates are also warned that they should in no case attempt to alter or otherwise tamper with any entry in a document or the attested certified copy submitted by them nor should they submit a tampered/fabricated document.

If there is any inaccuracy or any discrepancy, an explanation regarding this discrepancy should be submitted.

A candidate who is or has been declared by the Commission to be guilty of:-

  1. Obtaining support for his / her candidature by any means, or
  2. Impersonating, or
  3. Procuring impersonation by any person, or
  4. Submitting fabricated documents or documents which have been tampered with, or
  5. Making statements which are incorrect or false or suppressing material information, or
  6. Resorting to any other irregular or improper means in connection with his candidature for the examination, or
  7. Writing irrelevant matters including obscene languages or pornographic mater in the script, or
  8. Misbehaving in any other manner in the examination hall, or
  9. Using unfair means in the examination hall, or
  10. Possessing Mobile Phones/Cellular Phones/Pagers/communication devices or any other unauthorized electronic gadget inside the Examination premises/venue, whether in use or not (Candidates by mere possession of any of these items) will be deemed to have been using unfair means and would be subject to disciplinary action as deemed fit, including ban from future examination conducted by SSC, or
  11. Taking away the Question Booklet/Answer Sheet with him/her from the examination hall, or passing it on to unauthorised persons during the conduct of the examination, or
  12. Harassing or causing bodily harm to the staff employed by the Commission for the conduct of these examination, or
  13. Violation of any of the instructions issued to candidates alongwith their Admission Certificates (AC) permitting them to take examination, or
  14. Attempting to commit, or as the case may be, abetting the commission of all or any of the acts specified in the foregoing clauses, may, in addition to rendering himself liable to criminal prosecution, be liable:-

(a) to be disqualified by the Commission from the examination for which he is a candidate as also from any other examination/selection of the Commission in which he might have appeared but the final result/selection has not yet been declared/made, and/or

(a)to be debarred either permanently or for a specified period which may extend upto 10 years:-

(i) by the Commission from any examination or selection held by them;

(ii) by the Central Government from any employment under them; and

(c) to take disciplinary action under appropriate rules if he is already in service under Government, or

(d) to take any other appropriate legal action.

13. Fee Payable: Rs.100/- (Rupees One Hundred only). No fee for Scheduled Castes/Scheduled Tribes/Physically Handicapped/Ex- Servicemen.

Fee concession is not admissible to sons and daughters of ExS or to persons belonging to Other Backward Classes. Service clerks in the last year of their colour service are also not exempted from payment of fee.

Ex-Servicemen who have already taken up a Government job shall be considered against General vacancies and, hence, shall not be entitled for fee concession [Note-I of Para 4(C)].

14. Mode of Payment:

The candidates should pay the fee by means of "Central Recruitment Fee Stamps(CRFS)". These stamps are available at the counter of all Departmental Post Offices of the country. These Recruitment Fee Stamps may be pasted on the application form in the space earmarked for the purpose.

These Recruitment Stamps must be got cancelled from the Counter Clerks of any Post Office of issue with the date stamp of the Issuing Office in such a manner that the impression or the cancellation stamps partially overflows on the Application Form itself, taking care at the same time that the impression is clear and distinct to facilitate the identification of date and Post Office of issue at any subsequent stage. After getting the Recruitment Fee Stamps cancelled from the Post Office, the candidate may submit their application to the concerned Regional Office of the Commission in the usual manner after completing other formalities.

Fee can also be paid through Indian Postal Orders, payable to the “Staff Selection Commission” at the Post Office as indicated in column 5 of the table given below para 15 of this Notice. The Postal Order should be properly Crossed as “A/c Payee only” and should be valid for at least six months from the date of submission of the Application form by the Candidate. Indian Postal Order (IPO) should not have been purchased prior to the date of publication of this advertisement. Candidates should write their Name and Address on the IPO in block letters at the specified place very clearly and legibly.

Note I: Fee once paid will not be refunded under any circumstances.

Note II: Fee paid by modes other than CRFS or IPO will not be accepted and the applications of such candidates will be rejected forthright and the payment made shall stand forfeited.

Note III: Candidates may please note that non-cancellation of stamps from the concerned Post Office in the manner indicated above, may lead to rejection of his/her application form, so it is in the interest of candidates that they get the CRFS cancelled from the concerned Post Office.