The Staff Selection Commission has a nationwide network of 9 Regional/Sub-regional Offices located at Allahabad, Bangalore, Chennai, Guwahati, Kolkata, Mumbai, New Delhi & Sub-regional offices located at Chandigarh & Raipur.
Main responsibilities of Staff Selection Commission's Regional/Sub-regional Offices include, inter alia, implementing the policies & programmes of the Commission, supervising & overseeing its field operations, liaisoning & establishing rapport with State Governments & their Departments, making arrangements for impartial & smooth conduct of examinations, assisting Interview Boards & servicing the Examination Centres within their area of jurisdiction.
During 2005-2006, the Commission conducted 8 all-India open examinations & 3 Departmental Examinations.
During 2005-2006, 15.7 lakhs candidates applied for the 8 all-India Open Examinations, 22968 applied for Selection Posts & 3275 applied for Departmental Examinations, conducted by the SSC. The Commission organized its major examinations through a network of 90 Examination Centres at 766 venues.
During 2005-2006, the Commission nominated 3374 candidates for appointment to various posts through all-India open examinations, & 133 candidates were nominated against selection posts.
The SSC is headed by a Chairman with 2 Members & a Secretary-cum-Controller of Examinations.
The SSC has nine Regional/Sub-Regional Offices in different parts of the country. These Regional/Sub-Regional Offices are responsible for receipt & processing of applications for various examinations, issue of admit cards to the candidates, conducting the Interviews/PETs (wherever required) either at the Regional Headquarters or other major cities within the regions.
The jurisdiction of the various Regional/Sub-Regional Offices is as under: