Staff Selection Commission holds an examination for
recruitment to the posts of Section Officers (Audit) in the various offices
under Comptroller and Auditor General of India.
The subjects of examination, the time allowed and maximum marks for each
subject will be as follows:
||Part A: English Language(Objective type)
|Part B: General Awareness
||Arithmetic (Conventional type)
Paper-I will consist of objective type questions only. The
question papers (Test Booklets) for part B of paper (Gen. Awareness) and
Paper-II (Arithmetic) will be set both in English and Hindi. The Commission
have desecration to fix qualifying marks in any or all the subjects of the
examination including paper-II. Answer sheets of paper II i.e. Arithmetic,
will be evaluated of only those candidates who secure the minimum qualifying
standards in paper I.
The written examination is followed by an Interview (100 Marks). Only those
candidates, who secure in the written examination the minimum qualifying
marks, as may be fixed by the Commission at its discretion, will be eligible
to appear at the interview. The interview is held at the Commission’s
Part-A (English Language): Question in
this test will be based on error
recognition, fill in the blanks(using verbs, prepositions, articles, etc.)
vocabulary, spell in sequence of
sentence in a paragraph, sequence of words
in a sentence, close passage and comprehension passage etc. Synonyms
and antonyms will be asked in the context of the given passage. The standard
of questions will be only of the 10+2 level.
Part-B (General Awareness): Question in this test will aim at
measuring knowledge of current events besides knowledge of General
Science/Social Science and their application to the society.This test will
also include questions on sports, culture, history, geography, general
polity etc. These questions will be such that they do not require a special
study of any discipline.
This test will be include questions on problems
relating to percentages, ratio and proportions, average estimation, use
of table and graphs, menstruation, time and distance, ratio and time
The application form must be submitted in the form
published in the Employment News / Rozgar Samachar. The application form
may be typed out in double space or hand written neatly, but format
should be the same as published. The applications should be submitted to
the concerned Regional Director as listed in the notification.
How to Prepare:
The candidates must undergo prolonged preparation to take the
examination. The examination is
aimed at judging the knowledge of the candidate decision making and
understanding of languages of the candidate.
For the Objective test, one needs to start practicing early and
regularly. A good book on the basics of General Knowledge, supported by
reading a good newspaper and competitive magazine can greatly assist a
candidate to do well in the exam.
For Arithmetic, special efforts are required. A standard grammar and
comprehension book is of good help for passing the Section Officers
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