(Notification) SSC CHSL (10+2) Examination, 2015

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(Notification) Combined Higher Secondary Level (10+2) Examination, 2015

F.No. 3/4/2015-P&P-I. The Staff Selection Commission will hold an examination for Recruitment of Postal Assistants/Sorting Assistants, Data Entry Operators and Lower Divisional Clerks on Sundays 01.11.2015, 15.11.2015 and 22.11.2015, the details of which are as under:

Pay & Posts Details:

  • Postal Assistant/Sorting Assistant PB -1(Rs. 5200-20200) Grade Pay 2400
  • Data Entry Operator : Pay Band-1 (Rs. 5200-20200), Grade Pay Rs. 2400
  • Data Entry Operator : Pay Band-1 (Rs. 5200-20200), Grade Pay Rs. 1900
  • Lower Division Clerk: Pay Band -1 (Rs. 5200-20200), Grade Pay Rs. 1900

Vacancies:

Tentatively the vacancies for the post of Postal Assistant/Sorting Assistant, LDC and DEO are 3523, 2049 and 1006 respectively.

Educational Qualification ( As on 01.08.2015)

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

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.

Age Limit:

18-27 years as on 01.08.2015 (Candidates born not before 02-08-1988 and not later than 01-08-1997.

Scheme of Examination:

The examination will consist of a Written Examination and Skill Test for the post of Data Entry Operator and Written Test and Typing Test for the post of Postal Assistant & Sorting Assistant (PA/SA) and Lower Division Clerk on Computer.

Written examination (Objective type):

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

01.11.2015
15.11.2015
&
22.11.2015
(Sundays)

I General Intelligence (50 questions) 50 2 Hours
10.00 A.M. to
12.00 Noon
2 Hours 40 Minute
10.00 A.M. to 12.40
Noon
II English Language (Basic Knowledge) ( 50 questions ) 50
III Quantitative Aptitude (Basic Arithmetic Skill) (50 questions) 50 or
2:00 PM to 4:00
PM
or
2:00 PM to 4:40 PM
IV General Awareness (50 questions) 50

The Commission reserves the right to restrict entry to the examination venue till 9.30 AM in the morning session and till 1.30 PM in the afternoon session.

The proposal for online examination is under consideration of the Government of India and if approved examination may be held on-line.

Written examination consists of Objective Type- Multiple choice questions only. The questions will be set both in English & Hindi for Part-I, III & IV.

There will be negative marking of 0.25 marks for each wrong answer.

The Commission reserves the right to introduce additional stage of examination which would be notified at suitable time, if considered necessary.

Application fee:

Payment of application fee is exempted for all women candidates and candidates belonging to Scheduled Caste, Scheduled Tribe, Physically Handicapped and Ex-servicemen eligible for reservation, as per Government orders.

The candidates submitting application offline (paper mode) should pay the fee of Rs 100 (Rupees one hundred only) by means of "Central Recruitment Fee Stamps (CRFS)"only. Recruitment Fee Stamps should be pasted on the application form in the space earmarked for the purpose and got cancelled from the Counter of Post Office of issue with the date stamp of the Issuing Post Office in such a manner that the impression of the cancellation stamp partially overflows on the Application Form itself, taking care at the same time that the impression is clear and distinct to facilitate the identification of date and Post Office of issue at any subsequent stage. After getting the Recruitment Fee Stamps cancelled from the Post Office, the candidate must submit their application to the concerned Regional Office/Sub Regional Offices of the Commission in the usual manner after completing other formalities. Application with CRFS not cancelled by the post office will be rejected outright.

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. Visually handicapped candidates (with 40% disability and above) will be allowed 35 minutes including compensatory time 20 minutes for the skill test.

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.

Post Preference:

Candidates will be required to indicate in the application form for the Examination, the order of preference for the posts of Postal Assistant/Sorting Assistant, Data Entry Operator and LDCs as under:

P: Postal Assistant/Sorting Assistant in Grade Pay 2400 for Department of Posts
D: Data Entry Operator in Grade Pay of Rs. 2400/-
E: Data Entry Operator in Grade Pay of Rs. 1900/-
L: Lower Division Clerk in Grade Pay of Rs. 1900/-

Selection Process:

Candidates will be shortlisted for the skill test/Typing Test on the basis of their performance in the Written Examination. Candidates who qualify in the skill test/Typing 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.

Important Dates:

  • Application Closing Date:13.07.2015
  • Date of Examination: 01.11.2015, 15.11.2015, 22.11.2015

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