SSC: Combined Graduate Level Examination : Syllabus [Tier-1] "Updated"


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(Exam Syllabus) SSC Combined Graduate Level Examination, Tier - 1 (Updated)

The candidates may please refer to the Para No. 9, 9.1 and 9.2 (related to Scheme of Examination) of the Notice of Combined Graduate Level Examination, 2016 published on 13.02.2016 on Commission’s website as well as Employment News/Rozgar Samachar.

In accordance with Para No. 9.1 of the Notice, the Commission had reserved the right to make changes in the scheme of examination such as conduct of Tier-I and Tier-II examination in computer based examination
mode, treating Tier-I examination as only qualifying etc.

Under the provisions of the Notice as referred above, the Commission has decided to reduce the Number of Questions from 200 to 100 in Tier-I of the above Examination which would continue to carry 200 marks. The
duration of the Tier-I examination would be for a period of 75 minutes. It has also been decided to conduct the Tier-I and Tier-II in computer based examination mode in place of OMR based examination mode. Tier-I is
scheduled to be held from 27th August, 2016.

Accordingly, the revised scheme of examination is detailed below:-

Tier Mode of examination Scheme of Examination Marks Time
I Computer based A. General Intelligence & Reasoning
25 Questions

B. General Awareness
25 Questions

C. Quantitative Aptitude
25 Questions

D. English Comprehension
25 Questions

50 Marks

50 Marks

50 Marks

50 Marks

Total -200 Marks *

75 Minutes (Total)

For VH and candidates suffering from Cerebral Palsy: 100 Minutes

II Computer based
  1. Quantitative Abilities (Paper 1)
  2. English Language & Comprehension (Paper 2)

Statistics (Paper 3)

General Studies (Finance and Economics) (Paper 4)

  1. 200
  2. 200

200

200

  1. 2 Hours 10.00 AM to 12.00 Noon
  2. 2 Hours 2.00 PM to 4.00 PM

2 Hours 10.00 AM to 12.00 Noon

2 Hours 2.00 PM to 4.00 PM

In addition to above, the Commission has also decided to introduce a Descriptive Paper of English/Hindi as Tier-III. The Question Paper will be bilingual. The candidates will have the option to choose any one medium. The details may be read as under:-

Tier Mode of Examination Scheme of Examination Marks Time
III Pen and Paper mode Descriptive Paper in English/Hindi (writing of Essay/Precis/Letter /Application Writing etc Total marks 100 60 minutes

For VH and candidates suffering from Cerebral Palsy: 80 Minutes

IV Data Entry Skill Test (DEST) / Computer Proficiency Test (CPT) (wherever applicable) Same as published in the Notice of Examination Qualifying Same as published in the Notice of Examination

The final merit will be prepared on overall performance in Tier-I, Tier-II and Tier-III. However, the candidate will need to qualify all the tiers i.e. Tier-I, Tier-II and Tier-III separately. There will be no sectional cut-off.

Document Verification will also be conducted as per the provisions of the notice of examination

Syllabus TIER-I OF THE EXAMINATION :

A. General Intelligence & Reasoning :

It would include questions of both verbal and non-verbal type. This component may include questions on analogies, similarities and differences, space visualization, spatial orientation, problem solving, analysis, judgement, decision making, visual memory, discrimination, observation, relationship concepts, arithmetical reasoning and figural classification, arithmetic number series, non-verbal series, coding and decoding, statement conclusion, syllogistic reasoning etc. The topics are, Semantic Analogy, Symbolic/Number Analogy, Figural Analogy, Semantic Classification, Symbolic/Number Classification, Figural Classification, Semantic Series, Number Series, Figural Series, Problem Solving, Word Building, Coding & de-coding, Numerical Operations, symbolic Operations, Trends, Space Orientation, Space Visualization, Venn Diagrams, Drawing inferences, Punched hole/pattern –folding & un-folding, Figural Pattern – folding and completion, Indexing, Address matching, Date & city matching, Classification of centre codes/roll numbers, Small & Capital letters/numbers coding, decoding and classification, Embedded Figures, Critical thinking, Emotional Intelligence, Social Intelligence, Other sub-topics, if any.

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 every day observations and experience in their scientific aspect as may be expected of any educated person. The test will also include questions relating to India and its neighbouring countries especially pertaining History, Culture, Geography, Economic Scene, General Policy & Scientific Research.

C. Quantitative Aptitude :

The questions will be designed to test the ability of appropriate use of numbers and number sense of the candidate. The scope of the test will be computation of whole numbers, decimals ,fractions and relationships between numbers, Percentage. Ratio & Proportion,Square roots, Averages, Interest, Profit and Loss, Discount, Partnership Business, Mixture and Alligation, Time and distance, Time & Work, Basic algebraic identities of School Algebra & Elementary surds, Graphs of Linear Equations, Triangle and its various kinds of centres, Congruence and similarity of triangles, Circle and its chords, tangents, angles subtended by chords of a circle, common tangents to two or more circles, Triangle, Quadrilaterals, Regular Polygons , Circle, Right Prism, Right Circular Cone, Right Circular Cylinder, Sphere, Hemispheres, Rectangular Parallelepiped, Regular Right Pyramid with triangular or square base, Trigonometric ratio, Degree and Radian Measures, Standard Identities, Complementary angles, Heights and Distances, Histogram, Frequency polygon, Bar diagram & Pie chart.

D. English Comprehension :

Candidates’ ability to understand correct English, his basic comprehension and writing ability, etc. would be tested.

The questions in Posts A,B & D will be of a level commensurate with the Essential Qualification prescribed for the post viz graduation and questions in Part C will be of 10+2 level.

SSC Computer Proficiency Test (CPT)

SSC DEST (Skill Test in Data Entry)

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