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 PAYABLE Rs. 100/-(Rupees One
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
|Date of Exam
|Total Duration/Timing for
10.00 A.M. to
|2 Hours 40 mins
10.00 A.M. to 12.40 PM
||English Language (Basic Knowledge)
( 50 questions )
||Quantitative Aptitude (Basic Arithmetic Skill)
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
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
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
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
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
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.
Date of Examination: 02.11.2014 & 09.11.2014