SSC

Staff Selection Commission (SSC) (Hindi: कर्मचारीचयनआयोग) is a Government organization that recruits staff for various posts in the various Ministries and Departments of the Government of India and in Subordinate Offices.

SSC broadly conducts two types of examinations.

  1. SSC CGL Examination

  2. SSC Combined Matric Level Examination i.e. SSC 10+2

The Examination will be conducted in three tiers as indicated below:

Tier-I – Written Preliminary Examination (Objective Multiple Choice Type)

The written exam will consist of objective type papers of 1 hour 15 minutes for all (General Candidates) and 1 hour 40 minutes for visually handicapped.

Sr. No. Name of Subjects No. of Questions Maximum Marks
1 General Intelligence & Reasoning 25 50
2 General Awareness 25 50
3 Quantitative Aptitude 25 50
4 English Comprehension 25 50
Total 100 200

Questions will be of Objective Type Multiple Choice, set in both Hindi and English in respect of Parts A, B and C.

There will be negative marking of 0.50 marks for each wrong answer in Tier-I.

Tier-II - Written Examination (Objective Multiple Choice Type)

Tier II exam is conducted over a period of two days.The written exam will consist of objective type papers of 2 hours for all (General candidate) and 2 hours 40 minutess for visually handicapped.

Sr. No. Name of Subjects No. of Questions Maximum Marks
1 Quantitative Ability 100 200
2 English Language & Comprehension 100 200
3 Statistics 100 200
4 General Studies (Finance and Economics) (May change) 200
Total 400 800

NOTE: Quantitative Aptitude and English Comprehension are compulsory for all posts. Statistics is for those who are appearing in Statistical Investigator Gr.II and Compiler. General Studies is only for those candidates who apply for the post of Assistant Audit Officer. In Tier-II, there will be negative marking of 0.25 marks in English Language and Comprehension and 0.50 marks in Quantitative Aptitude and Statistics for each wrong answer.

Tier-III - Personality Test cum Interview / Computer Proficiency Test / Skill Test (wherever applicable) / Document Verification

Candidates who obtain qualifying marks in the Written Examination prescribed by the Commission will only be called for the Skill Test. The Commission will fix the qualifying standards in the skill test for different categories of candidates. The candidates need to have data entry speed of 8000 key depressions per hour. The matter will have to be transcribed on computer only.

Age (As on 1st August 2016)

  1. For post of Sub Inspector in Central Bureau of Narcotics- 18 to 25.

  2. For posts of Assistant in Central Vigilance Commission/ Ministry of Railway/ Ministry of External Affairs/ AFHQ/ Other Ministries/Departments/ Organisations; Inspector of Income Tax/ Central Excise/ Preventive Officer/ Examine/ Posts/ Divisional Accountant/ Central Bureau of Narcotics; Auditor in Offices under C&AG/ Offices under CGDA/ Offices under CGA & others; Accountant/ Junior Accountant in Offices under C&AG/ Offices under CGA & others; Senior Secretariat Assistant/ Tax Assistant in CBDT – 18 to 27.

  3. Assistant Section Officer (Central Secretariat Service) – 20 to 30.

  4. Assistant in Intelligence Bureau – 21 to 27.

  5. Assistant Enforcement Officer(Directorate of Enforcement, Department of Revenue)/ Assistant Audit Officer (Indian Audit & Accounts Department under CAG ) – upto 30 years.

  6. 6. Statistical Investigator Gr.II – Upto 32 years.

Educational Qualification (As on 1st August 2016)

  1. For Compiler: Bachelor’s Degree from any recognized University with Economics or Statistics or Mathematics as compulsory or elective subject.

  2. For Statistical Investigator Grade –II: Bachelor’s Degree in any subject from recognized university or Institute with at least 60% in Mathematics at the 12th Standard level.

    OR

    Bachelor’s degree in any subject with Statistics as one of the subjects at degree level.

  3. All other Posts: Bachelor’s Degree from a recognized University or equivalent.

  4. For post of Assistant Section Officer (CSS): Candidates need to have computer proficiency test qualification.

  5. Assistant Audit Officer: a) Essential Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree from a recognized University or Institute b) Desirable Qualifications for the Post of Assistant Audit Officer: Chartered Accountant or cost & Management Accountant or Company Secretary or Masters in Commerce or Masters in Business Studies or Masters in Business Administration (Finance) or Masters in Business Economics.

This is a three tier exam for the post of Data Entry Operator, Postal Assistant & Sorting Assistant (PA/SA), Lower Division Clerk and Court Clerk.

Tier-I- Computer based Written Examination:

Sr. No. Name of Subjects No. of Questions Maximum Marks
1 General Intelligence 25 50
2 English Language (Basic Knowledge) 25 50
3 Quantitative Aptitude (Basic Arithmetic Skill) 25 50
4 General Awareness 25 50
Total 100 200

NOTE: Written examination consists of Objective Type- Multiple choice questions only. The questions will be set both in English & Hindi for Part-I, III & IV. There will be negative marking of 0.50 marks for each wrong answer

Tier-II- Descriptive Paper :

The structure of main examination (online objective type) would be as follows:

Tier-II Paper of CHSL 2016 will be a descriptive Paper of 100 Marks in ‘Pen and Paper Mode The duration of the paper would be for one hour (20 minutes compensatory time will also be provided to the candidates mentioned in Para 7 above). This paper has been introduced to assess the writing skills of the candidates which is necessary in Government jobs. The Paper would comprise writing of an Essay of 200-250 words and Letter / Application writing of approximately 150-200 words. The minimum qualifying marks in Tier-II would be 33 per cent. The performance in Tier II would be included for preparing merit. The paper will have to be written either in Hindi or in English. Part paper written in Hindi and Part in English will not be evaluated.

NOTE : There will be negative marking of 0.50 mark for wrong answers Leaving English question paper, all the other papers will be available in both Hindi and English.

Tier-III- Typing Test/Skill Test Examination
Typing Test for LDC:

English Typing @ 35 w.p.m (Time allowed 10 minutes) (30 minutes for VH candidates) Hindi Typing @ 30 w.p.m (Time allowed 10 minutes) (30 minutes for VH candidates) Passage Dictators will be allowed for Typing Test only to those VH candidates who have taken Scribe in the written examination.

Data Entry Skill Test:

Data Entry 2,000-2,200 strokes/key depressions (Time allowed 15 minutes) (35 minutes for VH candidates)

Note: Interview call letters will be uploaded on the Bank's website after declaration of result of online test.
Age

Age: 18-27 years as on 01.01.2017 (Candidates born not before 02-01-1990 and not later than 01-01-1999).

Educational Qualification

The candidate should be a 12th pass from a recognized board or university.