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SSC Upper Division Clerk Limited Departmental Exam 2016-2017 – The Staff Selection Commission will hold a Limited Departmental Competitive Examination at various states across India for making additions to the Select List of Upper Division Grade of the following Services / Cadres.

Aspirants who have decided to apply for SSC UDC Vacancy are required to log on official website Candidates have read all the instruction before applying for SSC Upper Division Clerk (SSC UDC). All the details of SSC Upper Division Clerk Recruitment Exam 2016-17 like Application process, eligibility criteria, selection process, dates is given below on this page.

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SSC UDC Recruitment 2016 – SSC Upper Division Clerk Limited Departmental Exam

Name of the Posts

  • Central Secretariat Clerical Service;
  • Armed Forces Headquarters Clerical Service;
  • Railway Board Secretariat Clerical Service;
  • Central Hindi Directorate, Ministry of Human Resource Development(Deptt.of Higher Education)
  • Election Commission of India Clerical Service
  • Central Vigilance Commission
  • Ministry of External Affairs
  • Central Administrative Tribunal (PB)
  • Ministry of Environment and Forest

Age Limit – Should not be more than 50 years.

Selection Process – Candidates will be selected for SSC UDC on the basis of Written Examination held by SSC as per schedule.

Important Dates

Event Dates
Application Form available from 01 Oct 2016
Last date for submission of Application Form 07 Nov 2016
Date of Examination 03 Dec 2016
Date of Re Examination 31 Dec 2016
Declaration of Result 11 Jan 2017
Declaration of Final Result 28 Feb 2017

SSC UDC Recruitment 2016 – Application Form

Application form for SSC UDC Recruitment 2016 must be submitted in the prescribed form and can be downloaded from the official website or from the direct link provided below. The candidates may use the format of the application form typed neatly in double space in A-4 size paper by downloading the same from the website of the Commission i.e.

Appliation Process is over now.

Get SSC UDC Application Form 2016 here – Click here to download Application Form for SSC UDC Recruitment 2016 issued by SSC.

The completed application forms through the cadre controlling authorities must reach to the Following address on or before the last date of application (5.00 P.M.) and from candidates residing abroad and from Andaman Nicobar Islands, Lakshadweep by 07-11-2016 (5.00 PM) accompanied by necessary documents in accordance with the Instructions to candidates contained in the Annexure. Applications received after the closing date will not be considered.

The Regional Director (Northern Region),
Staff Selection Commission,
Block No.12, C.G.O. Complex,
Lodhi Road, New Delhi 110504.

All communication in respect of an application should be addressed to the Regional Director (Northern Region), Staff Selection Commission, Block No.12, C.G.O. Complex, Lodhi Road, New Delhi-110504 and should contain the following particulars:-

  • Name of Examination
  • Month and Year of Examination
  • Roll Number or Date of birth if Roll Number not communicated to candidate.
  • Name of candidate (In full and in Block Letter)
  • Postal Address as given in Application.

Eligibility Criteria

Any permanent, regular or temporary, regularly appointed person of the Lower Division Grade of the Central Secretariat Clerical Service, Armed Forces Headquarters Clerical Service, Railway Board Secretariat Clerical Service, Election Commission of India Clerical Service and Central Hindi Directorate, Central Vigilance Commission, Ministry of External Affairs and Central Administrative Tribunal, Ministry of Environment and Forests who satisfies on crucial date the following conditions shall be eligible to appear at the examination.

Age Limit – Candidates should not be more than 50 years of age on 01.08.2016. This provision is not applicable in case of LDCs belonging to Armed Forces Headquarters Clerical Service.

Exam Pattern

The Examination shall be conducted according to the following plan:-

Part-1 (Computer Based/Written Examination)

Computer based / written examination carrying a maximum of 300 marks in the subject. There will be negative marking of 0.25 marks for each wrong answer in computer based examination in Paper-I. The Commission, at its discretion may fix individual qualifying marks in any paper or part thereof.


Evaluation of record of service of such of the candidates who obtained minimum standard in Part-I as may be fixed by the Commission in their discretion, carrying a maximum of 100 marks.

The subject of the Computer-based/Written Examination in Part-I, the maximum marks allotted to each paper and the time allowed will be as follows:

Paper-I will be of “Objective Multiple Choice Type” whereas Paper-II will be of descriptive type.

SSC UDC Recruitment 2016 – Result

Staff Selection Commission conducted Computer-based Examination for Upper Division Grade Limited Departmental Competitive Examination, 2016 on 03 Dec 2016 and 31 Dec 2016 for making additions to the Select List of Upper Division Grade. (Notified here)

Result of Paper-1 for evaluation of Paper-II has been declared. The list herein is Provisional.

Get SSC UDC Result 2016 – Click here to check List of Candidates qualified in Paper-I for evaluation of Paper-II in Roll No order.

To check marks of Candidates qualified in Paper-I for evaluation of Paper-II in Roll No order – Click Here.

After the examination of Upper Division Clerk Limited Departmental Exam 2016, the candidates will be arranged by the Commission, in separate lists depending upon the number of participating units, in the order of merit as disclosed by the aggregate marks finally awarded to each candidates and in that order as many candidates as are found by the Commission to be qualified in the examination shall be recommended for inclusion in the Select List for the Upper Division Grade upto the required number.

The form and manner of communication of the result of the examination to individual candidates shall be decided by the Commission in its discretion and the Commission will not enter into correspondence with them regarding the result.

SSC UDC 2016 Selection Procedure for Upper Division Clerk Limited Departmental Exam

Candidates who fill their Application form and download their Admit Card for the Written Test held by Commission will be selected on the basis of their Performance in the Written Examination.

SSC UDC Recruitment 2016 Result for UDC Limited Departmental Exam  will be released on commission website. Qualified candidates in the examination will be called for further round of Recruitment.


Paper I

General Awareness: – Question will be aimed at testing the candidates General Awareness of the environment around him and its application to society. Questions will also be designed to test knowledge of current events and of such matters of every day observations and experience in their scientific aspect as may be expected of any educated person. The test will also include questions relating to India and its neighboring countries especially pertaining to History, Culture, Geography, Economics, Science, General Politic and Scientific research.

Comprehension and Writing Ability of English Language:- Questions will be designed to test the candidates understanding and knowledge of English language, Vocabulary, spelling, grammar, sentence structure, synonyms, antonyms, sentence completion, phrases and idiomatic use of words etc. There will be question on comprehension of a passage also. The question will be of matriculation level.

Paper II

Noting Drafting and Office Procedur

The paper on Noting, Drafting and Office Procedure will be designed to test the candidates ‘ knowledge of office procedure in the Secretariat and Attached Offices and, in general, their ability to write and understand notes and drafts.

Candidates are required to study the Manual of Office Procedure / Manual of Office Procedure issued by Ministry of Railways, the Rules of Procedure and Conduct of Business in the Lok Sabha and the Rajya Sabha, Hand Book of orders issued by the Ministry of Home Affairs regarding use of Hindi for official purpose of the Union and Reservation Policy for SC/STs in services, and orders issued by Government thereon from time to time.

The Commission, at its discretion, may fix qualifying marks for various categories of candidates in each paper or part thereof.

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