More than 19 lakh candidates took the exam for Multi-Tasking Staff recruitment conducted by the Staff Selection Commission (SSC). The overall attendance is 49.73%. The exam was held for 13 days, from August 2 till August 22, at 337 venues in 39 shifts.
This is one of the exams, conducted by SSC this year, where higher participation has been recorded. The highest number of candidates participated in the Constable recruitment exam.
A total of 30,41,284 number of candidates appeared for the Constable (general duty) exam conducted by the SSC in February-March which is so far the highest participation recorded for any SSC exam held this year. To accommodate the huge number of examinees, the exam was held in 54 shifts at 297 venues for over a span of 18 days. 52,20,335 candidates had registered for the exam.
Other exams that have already been conducted by the SSC in 2019 are -- combined graduate level (CGL), combined higher secondary level (CHSL), SI & ASI and stenographer recruitment exam.
Among the popular exams of the Commission are CGL and CHSL.
In the CGL tier 1 exam, held in June, 8.37 lakh candidates out of 26 lakh registered candidates participated. Staff Selection Commission (SSC) Releases Marks For CGL 2018 Tier I Exam
13.17 lakh candidates took the CHSL exam in July.
In other recruitment exams like that held for the Stenographer post a total of 1,85,357 candidates had participated.
Close to 2.5 lakh candidates took the exam for Sub Inspector and Assistant Sub Inspector post in Delhi Police, CAPF and CISF as against 1,557 vacancies. The exam was held in 11 shifts for 5 days.
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