(Notification) SSC Combined Higher Secondary Level (10+2) "CHSL" Examination - 2014

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Staff Selection Commission

Staff Selection Commission will hold on Sundays, the 2nd November,2014 and 9th November,2014 ( 02.11.2014 & 09.11.2014), an All India Open Competitive Examination for recruitment to the Group-“C” posts of Data Entry Operator in Pay Band-1, Grade Pay Rs. 2400 and Lower Division Clerk in Pay Band-1, Grade Pay  Rs.1900 in various Central Government Ministries / Departments / Offices. Minimum education qualification for the exam is 12th Standard Pass from recognized board/university. The exam will comprise of a written objective type Examination followed by Data Entry Skill Test/Typing Test

VACANCIES / RESERVATION :

(i) Tentative vacancies for the post of Data Entry Operators and Lower Divisional Clerk are 1006 and 991 respectively. .
(ii) PREFERENCE FOR MINISTRY/DEPARTMENT/OFFICE WILL BE TAKEN FROM THE CANDIDATES QUALIFIED FOR SKILL TEST/TYPING TEST AT THE TIME OF SKILL TEST/TYPING TEST.

EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS: ( As on 01.08.2014)

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

NOTE-I: As per Ministry of Human Resource Development Notification No. 44 dated 01.03.1995 published in Gazette of India edition dated 08.04.1995, the Degree obtained through open Universities/Distance Education Mode needs to be recognized by Distance Education Council, IGNOU. Accordingly, unless such Degrees had been recognized for the period when the candidates acquired the relevant qualification, they will not be accepted for the purpose of Educational Qualification.

FEE:

FEE PAYABLE Rs. 100/-(Rupees One Hundred only)

AGE LIMIT:

18-27 years as on 01.08.2014 (Candidates born not before 02-08-1987 and not later than 01-08-1996.

SCHEME OF THE WRITTEN EXAMINATION:

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

Date of Exam Part Subject Maximum
Marks
Total
Duration /Timing
Total Duration/Timing for
Visually Handicapped
candidates including
compensatory time.

02.11.2014
&
09.11.2014
(Sundays)

I General Intelligence
(50 questions)
50 2 Hours
10.00 A.M. to
12.00 Noon
2 Hours 40 mins
10.00 A.M. to 12.40 PM
II English Language (Basic Knowledge)
( 50 questions )
50
II Quantitative Aptitude (Basic Arithmetic Skill)
(50 questions)
50
IV General Awareness
(50 questions)
50

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.

NOTE-II: There will be negative marking of 0.25 marks for each wrong answer.

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.

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.

Typing Test will be of qualifying in nature. It will be administered on the Computer, to be provided by the Commission or any agency authorized by the Commission.

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

MODE OF SELECTION :

Candidates will be shortlisted for the skill test on the basis of their performance in the Written Examination. Candidates who qualify in the skill test will be recommended for appointment by the Commission on the basis of their performance in the Written Examination. Allocation of candidates will be made to User Departments depending upon their merit position and the option exercised by them

HOW TO APPLY :

Applications must be submitted only in the prescribed format ( Annexure-I ) On-line or by Post. Detailed instructions as in Annexure - II A or Annexure - II B, may be referred to for postal applications and on-line applications respectively.

Candidates who applied on-line but are unable to download their Admission Certificates or do not receive their Admission Certificates at least one week before the date of the examination should contact the concerned Regional Office with details such as Registration ID, Transaction ID of SBI Payment Portal, copy of challan, etc. for obtaining the Admission Certificates. Details of deficiency in application, if any, will also be placed on the Commission’s website ( http://ssc.nic.in ) about two weeks before the examination.

Important Dates:

  • Closing Date:19.08.2014

  • Date of Examination: 02.11.2014 & 09.11.2014

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