The 13 regional languages are Urdu, Tamil, Malayalam, Telugu, Kannada, Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Konkani, Manipuri(also Meiti), Marathi, Odia and Punjabi.
Candidates, who have passed their Higher Secondary examination under any stream, can apply for the exam.
Under SSC, women officers are initially taken for a period of five years, which is extendable up to 14 years. Permanent commissioning will allow them to serve till the age of retirement.
Manorama Horizon, the online educational portal of Malayala Manorama is organizing an exclusive free webinar on 'SSC Exam – Awareness and Preparation' by professor Pius Ozhakal, director of Career Heights Institute, Pala.
The apex court, however, had made clear that declaration of results of examination would be subject to final outcome of the case.