Eligibility Criteria for SSC Exams depends on the level of recruitment.
For Secondary Level: Applicant must have passed 10th standard or equivalent.
Applicant must have attained the age of 18 years and should not be more than 27 years age.
|Category||Age Relaxation permissible beyond the Upper age limit|
|PH + OBC||13 Years|
|PH + SC/ST||15 Years|
|Ex-Servicemen (OBC)||8 Years|
|Ex-Servicemen (SC & ST)||10 Years|
Combined Higher Secondary Level Examination is for posts of LDCs and Stenographers is conducted in 2 stages.
The successful candidates will be appointed as Group "C" Staff in:
The written examination will consist of one objective type paper as shown below:
|General Intelligent & Reasoning||50|
|Numerical Aptitude and||50|
|Maximum Time||Two Hours|
|There is negative marking of 0.25 marks for each wrong answer|
NOTE: The Paper will consist of Objective Type- Multiple choice questions only. The questions will be set both in English & Hindi for Part-I, III & IV.
The Commission may also at its discretion, fix qualifying marks in each component of the written examination.
Data Entry Speed of 8,000 (eight thousand) Key Depressions per hour on Computer. The 'Speed of 8000 key depressions per hour on Computer' will be adjudged on the basis of the correct entry of words key depressions as per the given passage and the duration of the said Test will be 15 (Fifteen) minutes and printed matter in English containing about 2000-2200 strokes/key-depressions would be given to each candidate who would enter the same in the Computer.
The "Data Entry Speed" Skill Test would be of qualifying nature. Candidates allowed to take this test, will have to qualify the test at the prescribed speed on Computer, to be provided by the Commission or the agency authorized by the Commission to conduct such skill test at the Centre/venue so notified. Only those candidates who qualify in the written part of examination and secure at least minimum qualifying marks as may be fixed by the Commission in their discretion, will be eligible to take the Skill Test. Only such candidates who qualify in the Skill Test at a speed of not less than 8000 key depressions per hour will be eligible for being recommended for appointment as per their position in the merit list. None of the candidates including PH candidates who qualify in the written part of the examination will be exempted from the Skill Test as passing of the skill test is a precondition and one of the essential qualifications for appointment to the post of Data Entry Operator.
Typing Test will be conducted for those candidates who qualify in the Written Examination. Such Typing Test will be conducted in English or Hindi and candidates while applying for the Examination, will have to indicate his/her choice/option for Skill Test Medium in the Application Form. The choice of language in the application will be final and no change will be allowed.
Typing Test will be administered on the Computer, to be provided by the Commission or any agency authorized by the Commission will be of qualifying in nature. Candidates opting for English medium should have typing speed of 35 words per minute and those opting for Hindi medium should have typing speed of 30 words per minute. The speed will be adjudged on the accuracy of typing on the Computer of a given text passage in 10 minutes. Visually Handicapped candidates (with 40% disability and above) will be allowed 30 minutes. Passage Dictators will be provided to each of VH candidates for the Typewriting test. The Passage Dictators will read out the passage to the VH candidates within the allotted time period.
NOTE-I: 35 w.p.m. and 30 w.p.m. corresponds to 10500 key depressions per hour/9000 key depressions per hour respectively.
|General Intelligence||English Language|
|Semantic Analogy||Spot the Error|
|Symbolic/Number Analogy||Fill in the Blanks|
|Symbolic/Number Classification||Spellings/Detecting Mis-spelt words|
|Figural Classification||Idioms & Phrase|
|Semantic Series||One word substitution|
|Number Series||Improvement of Sentences|
|Figural Series||Active/Passive Voice of Verbs|
|Problem Solving||Conversion into Direct/Indirect narration|
|Word Building||Shuffling of Sentence parts|
|Coding and de-coding||Shuffling of Sentences in a passage|
|Numerical operations||Cloze Passage|
|Symbolic operations||Comprehension Passage|
|Punched hole/pattern-folding & unfolding|
|Figural Pattern ? folding and completion|
|Other sub-topics, if any|
|ARITHMETIC||Basic algebraic identities of School Algebra (and their simple applications) and Elementary surds (simple problems)|
|Number Systems||Graphs of Linear Equations|
|Computation of Whole Number||GEOMETRY|
|Decimal and Fractions||Familiarity with elementary geometric figures and facts: Triangle and its various kinds of centres viz. Centroid, In-centre, Orthocentre, Circumcentre|
|Relationship between numbers||Congruence and similarity of triangles|
|Fundamental arithmetical operations||Circle and its chords, tangents, angles subtended by chords of a circle, common tangents to two or more circles|
|Ratio and Proportion|
|Interest (Simple and Compound)|
|Profit and Loss|
|Mixture and Allegation|
|Time and distance|
|Time and work|
|Triangle, Quadrilaterals||Trigonometry (for acute angles 0 with 0=0=90)||Use of Tables and Graphs|
|Regular Polygons (sum of the internal angles of a polygon)||Trigonometric ratios||Histogram|
|Circle||Degree and Radian Measures||Frequency polygen|
|Right Prism||Standard Identities||Bar-diagram|
|Right Circular Cone||Complementary Angles, Heights and Distances (simple problems only)||Pic-chart|
|Right Circular Cylinder||Circle and its chords, tangents, angles subtended by chords of a circle, common tangents to two or more circles|
|Regular Right Pyramid with triangular or square Base|