Staff Selection Commission
Combined Higher Secondary Level (10+2) Examination - 2013
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 .
EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS: ( As on 01.08.2013)
Must have passed 12th Standard or equivalent or higher examination from a
recognised 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.
NOTE – II : Candidates who have not acquired/will not acquire the
educational qualification as on 01.08.2013 will not be eligible and need
NOTE- III : All candidates who are called for
appearing at the Skill Test/Typing Test will be required to produce the
relevant Certificates in Original such as Mark sheets, Provisional
Certificate, as proof of having acquired the minimum educational qualification
on or before 01.08.2013, Community Status certificate etc. failing which
the candidature of such candidate will be cancelled by the Commission.
Candidates claiming OBC status may note that certificate on creamy layer
status obtained within three years before the last tier of the Examination, i.e.
Skill Test in case of Data Entry Operators and Typing Test in case of Lower
Division Clerk will only be accepted by the Commission.
A candidate must have attained the age of 18 years and must not have
attained the age of 27 years as on 01.08.2013, for Data Entry Operator
and Lower Division Clerk (i.e. he/she must have born not earlier than
02.08.1986 and not later than 01.08.1995)
RUPEES ONE HUNDRED ONLY ( Rs.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.
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 Lower Division Clerk on Computer.
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)
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
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.
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
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 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
Passage Dictators will be provided to VH candidates for the Typewriting test.
The Passage Dictator will read out the passage to the VH candidate within
the allotted time period.
MODE OF SELECTION :
Candidates will be shortlisted for the skill test on the
basis of their performance in the Written Examination. Among candidates
who qualify in the skill test, candidates will be recommended for
appointment by the Commission on the basis of their performance in the Written
Examination Selection of candidates will be made depending upon their merit
position and option for various posts, Departments for which option they
will exercised option.
HOW TO APPLY :
Applications must be submitted only in the prescribed format (
Annexure-I ) or On-line. For detailed instructions relating to the application
form and how the application is to be submitted, Annexure - II A or
Annexure - II B, for paper applications and on-line applications
respectively, may be referred to.
For filling up Paper Application please see the respective paras at
Annexure-II-A. Para numbers of Annexure-II-A refer to column numbers of
- Applicaton Form Submission Closing Date:16.08.2013
- Date of Examination: 10.11.2013, 17.11.2013