To change this scenario government took initiative and created new opportunities for women, so that they can come forward and start thinking to opt government jobs. Here we are going to take a look that different aspects and type of opportunities that are provided by Staff Selection Commission (SSC).
1. Common benefits of Government jobs through SSC: Government jobs has been considered to be a safe and secure job prospect. Along with job security, the work culture and associated benefits like regular promotions, perks and the status attached to the job are the best in a government job, be it for male or female candidates.
However, the government sector is still male dominated, which acts as a deterrent for female candidates from take the plunge into the govt job sector.
2. Fee Exemption
Women candidates got relaxation from paying the examination fees for SSC Combined Graduate Level Exam (SSC CGL) and SSC Combined Higher Secondary Level (10+2) Examination also known as SSC Metric Level Exam.
3. Age Relaxation
According to the SSC notification, women candidates are also provided age relaxation for the exams. For Widows/Divorced Women judicially separated and who are not remarried (Unreserved/General) has age relaxation upto 35 years of age. For Widows/Divorced Women/Women judicially separated and who are not remarried (OBC) has age relaxation upto 38 years of age. For Widows/Divorced Women/Women judicially separated and who are not remarried (SC/ST) has age relaxation upto 40 years of age.
Type of Jobs on offer through SSC Staff Selection Commission is a government recruitment agency that conducts annual exams for selecting candidates for Group B and nontechnical Group C positions. Every year SSC offers jobs for junior to middle level positions in administrative functions of different government departments as well as ministries.
Recruitment for all the posts are done on basis equal opportunity principal for both men and women, and respective category based reservations are applicable for women candidates as well. The jobs offer through SSC exams are also a create channel for female candidates to be part of government machinery and contribute towards development of the country.
Like in majority of govt jobs, the career growth of a govt employee in SSC job is structured within the organization. This mean, on basis of experience and seniority the employee will be promoted to higher levels within the organization. The growth is not only in terms of position and monetary compensation but also in the terms of responsibilities and powers associated with the position they are handling.