SSC important notice: Staff Selection Committee (SSC) has released an important notice for candidates on a combination of higher secondary and graduate-level skill tests.

.The SSCCHSL 2018 Skills Test, which includes typing tests and DEST, will be held on November 26th, and the CGL Skills Test 2018 will be held on December 18th and 19th. The SSC said in its notice that the typed text would not be printed. Obtained after skill test (type test / DEST). In addition to the notification, English Typing Test / DEST candidates are advised to select English (US) as an option.

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“A demo video for the said Typing Test/DEST has been uploaded on the website of the Commission in the CANDIDATES CORNER for the benefit of the candidates,” the official notice reads.

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Mean-while, India saw 48,648 new coronavirus infections being reported in a day taking the COVID-19 caseload to 80,88,851, while the active cases fell below 6,00,000, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated on Friday. The national recovery rate crossed 91 percent. The COVID-19 death toll in the country climbed to 1,21,090 with 563 new fatalities, the data updated at 8 am showed. A total of 73,73,375 people have recuperated from COVID-19 so far pushing the national recovery rate to 91.15 percent while the case fatality rate stands at 1.50 percent. There are 5,94,386 active cases of coronavirus infection in the country as of the date which comprises 7.35 percent of the total caseload, the data stated.

Also, The Haryana health department on Thursday decided to further reduce the prices of RT-PCR and rapid antigen COVID-19 tests, an official said. The department also gave instructions to all private laboratories to refrain from overcharging, Additional Chief Secretary, Health, Rajeev Arora said. He said that the price of RT-PCR(Reverse Transcription Polymerase Chain Reaction) testing has been reduced from Rs 1,200 to Rs 900 and rapid antigen testing has been reduced from Rs 650 to Rs 500. After due consideration and advice of experts taking into account the cost of the kits and consumables and consent of leading private laboratories, the state government while exercising its powers under the Epidemic Diseases Act, 1897, directed that no private laboratory should charge any amount more than the rates fixed by the government, inclusive of GST taxes, he said in a statement here.