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SSC : Staff Selection Commission Combined Higher Secondary Level (10+2) Examination, 2012
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Staff Selection Commission
Combined Higher Secondary Level (10+2) Examination, 2012


Commission will hold a Combined All India Open Examination for recruitment to the posts of Data Entry Operator and Lower Division Clerk for which 12th Standard Pass or equivalent is the minimum qualification. The Examination will comprise of a Written Objective Type Examination followed by Data Entry Skill Test / Typing Test .

Education Qualification:

Must have passed 12th Standard or equivalent or higher examination from a recognised Board or University.

Posts:

D Data Entry Operator Rs.2400/-
E Data Entry Operator less than Rs.2400/-
L Lower Division Clerk Rs.1900
O Other

Important Links:

  • SSC: Combined Graduate Level Examination : Syllabus of Examination

General Intelligence:

1 Semantic Analogy 14 Symbolic operations
2 Symbolic/Number Analogy 15 Trends
3 Figural Analogy 16 Space Orientation
4 Semantic Classification 17 Venn Diagrams
5 Symbolic/Number Classification 18 Drawing inferences
6 Figural Classification 19 Punched hole/pattern-folding & unfolding
7 Semantic Series 20 Figural Pattern – folding and completion
8 Number Series 21 Embedded figures
9 Figural Series 22 Critical Thinking
10 Problem Solving 23 Emotional Intelligence
11 Word Building 24 Social Intelligence
12 Coding and de-coding 25 Other sub-topics, if an
13 Numerical operations

English Language:

1 Spot the Error
2 Fill in the Blanks
3 Synonyms/Homonyms
4 Antonyms
5 Spellings/Detecting Mis-spelt words
6 Idioms & Phrases
7 One word substitution
8 Improvement of Sentences
9 Active/Passive Voice of Verbs
10 Conversion into Direct/Indirect narration
11 Shuffling of Sentence parts
12 Shuffling of Sentences in a passage
13 Comprehension Passage
14 Cloze Passage

Quantitative Aptitude:

Arithmetic:

C.1.1 Number Systems:

  • Computation of Whole Number
  • Decimal and Fractions
  • Relationship between numbers

C.1.2 Fundamental arithmetical operations:

  • Percentages
  • Ratio and Proportion
  • Square roots
  • Averages
  • Interest (Simple and Compound)
  • Profit and Loss
  • Discount
  • Partnership Business
  • Mixture and Alligation
  • Time and distance
  • Time and work

Algebra:

C.2.1 Basic algebraic identities of School Algebra (and their simple applications) e.g. Formulas for (a+b)2,(a-b)2, (a+b)3 (a-b)3 , a3-b3, a3+b3, a2-b2; if a+b+c=0, then a3+b3+c3=3 abc etc. and Elementary surds (simple problems)

 

C.2.2 Graphs of Linear Equations.

Geometry:

Familiarity with elementary geometric figures and facts:

C.3.1 Triangle and its various kinds of centres viz. Centroid, In-centre, Orthocentre, Circumcentre

C.3.2 Congruence and similarity of triangles

C.3.3 Circle and its chords, tangents, angles subtended by chords of a circle, common tangents to two or more circles.

Mensuration:

C.4.1 Triangle, Quadrilaterals

C.4.2 Regular Polygons (sum of the internal angles of a polygon)

C.4.3 Circle

C.4.4 Right Prism

C.4.5 Right Circular Cone

C.4.6 Right Circular Cylinder

C.4.7 Sphere, Hemispheres

C.4.8 Rectangular Parallelepiped

C.4.9 Regular Right Pyramid with triangular or square Base

Trigonometry:

C.5.1 Trigonometry (for acute angles 0 with 0≤0≤90)

  • Trigonometric ratios
  • Degree and Radian Measures
  • Standard Identities like sin20 + Cos20=1 etc.

C.5.2 Complementary Angles, Heights and Distances (simple problems only)

Statistical Charts:

Use of Tables and Graphs:

C.6.1 Histogram

C.6.2 Frequency polygen

C.6.3 Bar-diagram

C.6.4 Pic-chart

General Awareness

Questions are designed to test the candidate’s general awareness of the environment around him and its application to society. Questions are also designed to test knowledge of current events and of such matters of everyday observation and experience in their scientific aspect as may be expected of an educated person. The test will also include questions relating to India and its neighbouring countries especially pertaining to History, Culture Geography, Economic Scene, General policy and scientific research.

(B) SKILL TEST for DATA ENTRY OPERATOR:

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.

(C) Typing Test for LDCs:

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.


  • SSC: Combined Graduate Level Examination : Exam Pattern

SCHEME OF EXAMINATION: The examination will consist of a written examination and skill test for the post of Data Entry Operator and Typing Test for the post of Lower Division Clerk on Computer.

SCHEME OF THE WRITTEN EXAMINATION AND SYLLABUS

The written examination will consist of one objective type paper as shown below :

Scheme of Examination

Date of
Exam
Part Subject Maximum
Marks
Total Duration /
Timing for General candidates
Total Duration/
Timing for Visually Handicapped candidates

21.10.2012
&
28.10.2012
(Sundays)

I General Intelligence
(50 questions)
50 Marks

2 Hours
10.00 A.M. to 12.00 Noon

2 Hours 20 mins
10.00 A.M. to 12.20 PM
II English Language
(Basic Knowledge)
( 50 questions )
50 Marks
III Quantitative Aptitude
(Basic Arithmetic Skill)
(50 questions)
50 Marks
IV General Awareness
(50 questions)
50 Marks

NOTE-I : 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, set questions in Part-I,III and IV in Mizo, Manipuri, Assamese, Sindhi, Oriya, Telgu, Tamil, Malayalam,Kannada, Marathi, Gujarati, Punjabi and Kashmiri subject to approval from the Department of Personnel & Training and subject to availability of experts/printing facilities.

NOTE-II: There will be negative marking of 0.25 marks for each wrong answer. Candidates are, therefore, advised to keep this in mind while answering the questions.

IMPORTANT INSTRUCTIONS TO CANDIDATES

  • Commission will hold a Combined All India Open Examination for recruitment to the posts of Data Entry Operator and Lower Division Clerk for which 12th Standard Pass or equivalent is the minimum qualification. The Examination will comprise of a Written Objective Type Examination followed by Data Entry Skill Test / Typing Test .
  • The Commission will not undertake detailed scrutiny of applications for eligibility and other aspects at the time of written examination and, therefore, the candidature is accepted only provisionally. Before applying, candidates are advised to go through the requirements of educational qualification, age etc. and satisfy themselves that they are eligible for the concerned posts. Copies of supporting documents will be sought only from those candidates who qualify for the Skill Test/ Typing Test. When scrutiny is undertaken, if any claim made in the application is not found substantiated, the candidature will be cancelled and the Commission’s decision shall be final.
  • BEFORE APPLYING, CANDIDATES IN THEIR OWN INTEREST ARE ADVISED TO GO THROUGH THE DETAILED INSTRUCTIONS CONTAINED IN THIS NOTICE AND ALSO AVAILABLE ON THE WEBSITE OF THE COMMISSION( http://ssc.nic.in).
  • Candidates seeking reservation benefits available for SC/ST/OBC /PH/EXS must ensure that they are entitled to such reservation as per eligibility prescribed in the Notice .They should also be in possession of the certificates in the prescribed format in support of their claim at the time of Skill Test/Typing Test.
  • Only those candidates with visual disability of 40% or more would be considered as VISUALLY HANDICAPPED (VH) for availing reservation for VH.
  • Central Government civilian employees/servants claiming age relaxation should be in possession of a certificate in the prescribed format from their office in respect of the length of continuous service which should be not less than three years in the immediate period preceding the closing date for receipt of application. They should continue to have the status of Central Government civilian servants/employees till the time of appointment, in the event of their selection.
  • FEE: RUPEES ONE HUNDRED ONLY(s 100.00)
    Fee is exempted for all Women candidates and candidates belonging to Scheduled Caste, Scheduled Tribe, Physically Handicapped and Ex-Servicemen eligible for reservation.
  • CLOSING DATE: 10.08.2012 (upto 5:00 P.M.). For candidates residing in Assam, Meghalaya, Arunachal Pradesh, Mizoram, Manipur, Nagaland, Tripura, Sikkim, Jammu & Kashmir, Lahaul & Spiti District and Pangi Sub Division of Chamba District of Himachal Pradesh, Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Lakshadweep and for candidates residing abroad – 17.08.2012(upto 5:00 P.M.). APPLICATIONS RECEIVED LATE WILL NOT BE ENTERTAINED.
  • Only a single application will be entertained. Candidature in respect of multiple applications will be rejected outright without any notice to such candidates.
  • MOBILES, OTHER ELECTRONIC GADGETS AND WIRELESS EQUIPMENTS ARE BANNED WITHIN THE PREMISES OF THE EXAMINATION CENTRES. THEIR POSSESSION IN SWITCHED ON OR SWITCHED OFF MODE IS CONSIDERED BY THE COMMISSION AS A MANIPULATIVE PRACTICE AND WILL INVITE SUMMARILY CANCELLATION OF CANDIDATURE, DEBARMENT FROM THE COMMISSION’S EXAMINATIONS AND CRIMINAL PROSECUTION.
  • CANDIDATES MAY SEND/SUBMIT APPLICATION IN THE PRESCRIBED FORMAT TO THE CONCERNED REGIONAL OFFICE OF SSC AS MENTIONED IN PARA-7 OF THE NOTICE OR APPLY ON LINE. FACILITY OF ON-LINE APPLICATION WILL BE AVAILABLE FROM 14.07.2012 TO 08.08.2012(5:00 PM) for Part-I Registration and for Part-II Registration upto 10.08.2012 (5:00 PM). CANDIDATES APPLYING ON-LINE SHOULD RETAIN THE REGISTRATION NUMBER ASSIGNED TO THEM ON LINE FOR FURTHER CORRESPONDENCE WITH THE COMMISSION. THEY ARE NOT REQUIRED TO SUBMIT PRINT OUTS OF THEIR APPLICATION TO THE COMMISSION
  • Candidates may contact following Regional Help Lines for clarifications, if any, in respect of filling/submitting applications :
    (i) SSC(NR), New Delhi -  01164715222 01165570666
    (ii) SSC(CR), Allahabad -  05322250372 05326541021
    (iii) SSC(SR), Chennai -  09445195946 04428251139
    (iv) SSC(WR), Mumbai -  09869730700 07738422705
    (v) SSC(ER), Kolkata -  09477461228 09477461229
    (vi) SSC(MPR) Raipur -  09407921504 09407921505
    (vii)SSC(KKR), Bangalore -  09483862010 09483862020
    (viii)SSC(NWR), Chandigarh -  09915509204 09915509331
    (ix)SSC(NER), Guwahati, -  09207053500 09707679564

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Important Dates:

  • Date of Exam: 21.10.2012 & 28.10.2012
  • Closing Date : 10.08.2012