The SSC conducts open examinations regularly for posts for which large number of vacancies exist, these are :Graduate Level-Assistants, Auditors / Jr. Accountants/ Upper Division Clerks, Divisional Accountants, Inspectors of Income Tax/Central Excise ,Sub-Inspectors in Central Police Organisations
(CRPF,BSF,CISF,ITBP and SSB) and the CBI, Section Officer (Commercial) and Section Officer (Audit). Higher Secondary Level -Stenographer Grade `C`, Stenographer Grade `D`, and Lower Division Clerks.
Direct interviews are held for some posts, called Selection Posts, after inviting applications through advertisements, as and when such vacancies are reported to the Commission. Some of such posts are Statistical Assistant, Store Keeper, Jr/Sr. Computers , Information Assistant, etc