(Exam Info) Combined Graduate Level-Mains Examination

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Combined Graduate Level-Mains Examination

Staff Selection Commission holds a Combined Graduate Level Mains Examination only for those candidates who qualify the Prelims Examination held by the commission successfully. The Enrolment Numbers of all the successful candidates generally appears in Employment News / Rojgar Samachar. All the successful aspirants are also informed by the commission through correspondence.

Examination Pattern:

Scheme - A

The combined main examination will be of conventional type

Scheme – A is for the Main Examination for recruitment to the posts of Assistant Grade/ Inspectors of Central Excise/ Income Tax, Sub Inspectors of CPOs/ CBI.

The main examination consists of two parts –

 Part I : Written Examination
 Part II : Personality Test wherever applicable.

Part I: Written examination
 
Paper Name of Test Marks Duration
I English 100 2 Hours
II Language comprehension (English) 100 2 Hours
III Communication Skill & Writing Ability (either in Hindi or in English) 200 2 Hours
IV Arithmetic (Option to answer either In Hindi or in English) 200 3 Hours.
V General Studies (Option to answer either in Hindi or in English) 300 3 Hours
VI Hindi (only for Delhi Police) 200 3 Hours

NOTE:
1. All the question papers for the main examination will be of conventional type.
2. All the question papers except that of paper I and paper II will be printed both in English and in Hindi.
3. Paper I will be compulsory for all the candidates. However, this will be of qualifying nature only for the candidates who are opting for the post of Assistants (for candidates who are opting for the post of Assistants, the marks secured in this paper will not be counted for preparation of the final select list. The Commission shall have the discretion to fix the qualifying standard in this paper. Scripts of the remaining papers will be evaluated only of those candidates who secure the minimum qualifying standard in paper I of the main examination).
4. Paper II will be compulsory for all the candidates except those opting for the post of Assistants.
5. Paper III will be compulsory for candidates opting for the post of Assistants only.
6. Paper IV and Paper V are compulsory for the candidates appearing for all the categories.
7. Candidates will have the option to answer Paper III, Paper IV & Paper V either in Hindi or English.
8. Paper VI (Hindi) will be held if vacancies are reported by Delhi Police for this examination.

Part II : Personality Test wherever applicable.

Scheme - B
Scheme B is for the Main Examination (Conventional Type) for recruitment to the posts of Divisional Acctts /Auditors/ UDCs.
The main Examination will consist of the following papers:

Papers Subjects Marks Duration
Paper - I
(Part A & B)
General English 50 2 hours
General Studies (Option to answer in Hindi or English 50 2 Hours
Paper - II Arithmetic (Option to answer in Hindi or English) 100 2 Hours

Note :
1. The Question Papers for the main examination will be of conventional type.
2. Candidates will have the option to Answer Paper I Part (b), and Paper II, either in Hindi or in English.
3. The Commission will have full discretion to fix separate qualifying marks in each of the papers and in the aggregate of all the papers separately for each category of candidates (viz UR/SC/ST/OBC/PH/EXS). Only those candidates who qualify in all the papers as well as in the aggregate would be eligible to be considered for selection.

Syllabus:

Scheme - A

Paper I: English Language (Conventional type) - In addition to testing of candidates understanding of the English Language and its correct usage, his writing ability would also be tested. Questions on paragraph writing/report writing, etc. may be included.

Paper II: Language

Comprehension (English) - The candidates’ ability to understand correct English, his comprehension and writing ability etc. would be tested. Questions on short essay, precise, letter writing, etc. would also be included.

Paper III: Communication Skill /Writing Ability - The candidates ability to understand correct English/Hindi, his comprehension and writing ability, etc. would be tested. Questions in short essay, précis,letter writing, etc. would also be included.

Paper IV: Arithmetic - This paper will include questions on problems relating to number systems, computation of whole numbers, decimals and fractions and relationships between numbers, fundamental arithmetical operations, percentages, ratio and proportion, averages, interest, profit & loss, discount, use of table & graphs, mensuration, time & distance, ratio and time, etc.

Paper V: General Studies - Questions in this paper will include General Awareness as well as General Intelligence & reasoning Ability.
a) General Intelligence and Reasoning Ability: It would include questions of both verbal and non verbal type. This component may include questions on analogies, similarities and differences, spatial visualisation, spatial orientation, problem solving, analysis, judgement, decision making, visual memory, discrimination observation, relationship concepts, arithmetical reasoning, verbal and figural classification, arithmetic number series, non-verbal series, coding and decoding, statement conclusion, syllogistic reasoning, etc.
b) General Awareness : Questions in this component will be aimed at testing the candidates general awareness of the environment around him and its application to society. Questions will also be designed to test knowledge of current events and of such matters of everyday observations and experience in their scientific aspect as may be expected of any educated person. The test will also include questionsrelating to India and its neighbouring countries especially pertaining to History, culture, geography, economic scene, general polity, scientific research etc. These questions will be such that they do not require a special study of any discipline.

Paper VI: Hindi

Scheme B

Paper I:

Part (a) General English - In addition to testing of the candidates understanding of the English Language and its correct usage, his writing ability would also be tested. Questions on paragraph writing/report writing, etc. may be included.

Part (b) General Studies - Questions in this paper will cover General Awareness as well as General Intelligence & Reasoning Ability.

General Intelligence: It would include questions of both verbal and non-verbal type. This component include questions on analogies, similarities and differences, spatial visualisation, spatial orientation, problem solving, analysis, judgement, decision making, visual memory, discrimination observation, relationship concepts, arithmetical reasoning, verbal and figural classification, arithmetic number series, non-verbal series, coding and decoding, statement conclusion, syllogistic reasoning etc.

General Awareness:
Questions in this component will be aimed at testing the candidates general awareness of the environment around him and its application to society. Questions will also be designed to test knowledge of current events and of such matters of everyday observations and experience in their scientific aspect as may be expected of any educated person. The test will also include questionsrelating to India and its neighbouring countries especially pertaining to History, Culture, Geography, Economic Scene, General Polity, Scientific research, etc. These questions will be such that they do not require a special study of any discipline.

Paper II:

Arithmetic - This paper will include questions on problems relating to number systems, computation of whole numbers, decimals and fractions and relationships between numbers, fundamental arithmetical operations, percentages, ratio and proportion, averages, interest, profit & loss, discount, use of table and graphs, mensuration, time & distance, ratio & time, etc.

Personality Test:

The Personality Test wherever applicable will carry a maximum of 100 marks.

Contacts:

Staff Selection Commission
Department of Personnel and Training
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions
Block No. 12, Kendriya Karyalay Parisar,
Lodi Road, New Delhi-110003
Tele: +91-11- 24360619
Website
: www.ssc.nic.in

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