Thursday, March 17, 2011


Source;pib                                                                                Thursday, March 17, 2011
The Northern Regional office of the Staff Selection Commission (SSC) has become the first ever ISO-9001:2008 certified recruiting agency in the Government sector in the country. The certification was conferred on SSC by the British Certification Inc in New Delhi today. ISO-9001:2008 is a prestigious, international certification which means that the organisation is implementing Quality Management System, which has been audited, and certified by an independent, international certification body. The benefits and additional responsibilities that would accrue to this organization by being ISO-9001:2008 certified are detailed below:

i. It will help in creating customer satisfaction – Candidates and User Departments being the customers.

ii. It will enhance the confidence of customer in SSC ability to cater to their requirements.

iii. It will help the organization to put a fool-proof system in place with appropriate procedures that will help in smooth functioning of the organisation.

iv. It would help in optimal use of material and manpower.

v. A well trained committed and contended work-force.

The two day workshop on Question Bank on General English, organised by SSC(NR) also concluded today. It has a target of generating 6000 objective type multiple choice questions for testing English Language, Comprehension and Writing Skills. Phase-I of the Question Bank Workshop on General English was oganized by the SSC (NR) in collaboration with Jamia Millia Islamia University on 22nd January, 2011. About 50 academicians from reputed Universities and educational institutions have been associated with the Workshop. During the briefing session (first phase), the intricacies of generating good quality test material had been explained by renowned experts and resource faculty.

The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) is a premier organisation established by the Government of India, for recruitment of Group B Non-Gazetted and Group C Non-technical staff of various Central Government Ministries/Departments all over the country.

The Staff Selection Commission (Northern Region), one of the nine reginal/sub-reginal offices spread all over the country, caters to the needs of job aspirants from Rajasthan, Uttarakhand and Delhi. Presently, this regional office alone is handling around 35% of the total workload of the Commission, in terms of number of applications received, candidates selected and nominated to the User Departments. During 2010-11, the Northern Region has handled 15.60 lakhs job applicants and offered job opportunities to 7670 of them (till 15th March 2011).

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