SSC Data Entry Operator Examination - Educational Qualifications

SSC Data Entry Operator DEO Exam 2009 Educational Qualifications

5. Essential Educational Qualifications: (As on 01.06.2009)

  1. 12th Standard Pass or equivalent and
  2. Should possess a Speed of not less than 8,000 key Depressions per hour for data entry work.

Note - I:

Candidates who do not possess the proof of passing the required examination for obtaining the prescribed educational qualification as on the stipulated date are not eligible and need not apply for the post.

Note - II:

Mark-sheet/Provisional Certificates issued by the Competent Authorities would be accepted as proof of possessing the minimum Educational Qualifications by the applicants.

Note - III:

All candidates who are declared qualified by the Commission for appearing at the skill test are required to produce proof of possessing

Essential educational qualification at the time of such skill test, failing which the candidature of such candidates will be cancelled by the Commission without any further correspondence in this regard.

6. No person:

  1. Who has entered into or contracted a marriage with a person having 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 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 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.


In the case of the disabled Ex-Servicemen a certificate of fitness granted by the Demobilisation Medical Board of the Defence Service 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 Admission Certificate (AC) from the Commission.

10. All Candidates other than SC/ST/PH must pay the fee prescribed therein after.

11. Any attempt on the part of a candidate to obtain support for his/her candidature by any means may disqualify him/her for the examination.

12. Action against candidates found guilty of misconduct:

Candidates are advised to furnish correct particulars/ information and documents and should not suppress any material information while filling in the application form failing which appropriate action may be taken against them by the Commission.

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/selection or
  7. Writing irrelevant matters including obscene languages or pornographic matter in the script, or
  8. Committing mischief or misbehaving in any other manner in the examination hall, or
  9. Using unfair means in the examination hall, or
  10. Possession of Mobile Phones / Cellular Phones / Pagers and / or any other unauthorized electronic gadget inside the Examination Hall whether in use or not, will be deemed to have been using unfair means and would accordingly be liable to disciplinary action as deemed fit, including ban from future examination conducted by S.S.C.; 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 doing 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 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:-
  1. To be disqualified by the Commission from the examination for which he/she is a candidate as also from any other examination/selection of the Commission in which he/she might have appeared but the final result/selection has not yet been declared/made, and/or;
  2. To be debarred either permanently or for a specified period upto 10 years:-
    1. By the Commission from all examinations or selections held by them,
    2. By the Central Government from any employment under them;
  3. To disciplinary action under appropriate rules if he is already in service under Government; and / or
  4. To take any other appropriate legal action.

13. Fee Payable:-

Rs.100/- (Rupees One Hundred by CRFS only). No fee is payable by Scheduled Castes/Scheduled Tribe, Physically handicapped and Ex-Servicemen candidates.