SSC: Section Officer (Audit)
Scheme of Examination:
Part A : General English
Paper B : General Awareness
Marks : (A) 100, (B) 100
Duration : 2 hours
Time : 10.00 AM to 12.00 Noon
Paper : Arithmetic
Marks : 100
Duration: 2 Hours
Time : 2.00 PM to 4.00 PM
NOTE: Paper I will be Objective Type
Multiple Choice; and Paper II will be of conventional type.
Candidates have the option to answer Paper II
either in Hindi or in English language.
Both the Papers I (Part B) & II will be in bilingual form
(English & Hindi).
Commission will have full discretion to fix minimum
qualifying marks in any of these paper or both the papers separately.
Paper II (Conventional Type) will be evaluated in respect
of only those candidates who qualify in Paper I at the standard which may be
decided by the Commission at its discretion.
Only those candidates who secure in the written
examination the minimum qualifying marks as may be fixed by the Commission
at its discretion, would be eligible to be called for interview/personality
Personality Test/Interview (100 Marks)
The interview/personality test is structured in such a manner
that the candidates’ interests, knowledge, various traits, aptitude, suitability
etc. are probed among other things, through academic qualifications, experience,
extra-curricular activities, general awareness/knowledge, depth of knowledge of
the subjects studied (10+2 onwards), communicative skills and over-all
Candidates called for interview/personality test have the
option to converse either in Hindi or English language during the interview
Paper-I: (Objective type multiple choice)
Part-A (English Language): Questions in this
component will be designed to test the Candidate’s understanding and knowledge
of English Language and will be based on error recognition, fill in the blanks
(using verbs, preposition, articles etc.), vocabulary, spellings, grammer,
sentence structure, synonyms, antonyms, sentence completion, phrases and
idiomatic use of words, etc. There will be questions on close passage and
comprehension of passages also. The standard of questions will be only of the
Part-B (General Awareness):
Questions in this component will be aimed at testing the candidate’s
General Awareness of the environment around him and its application to the
society. Questions will also be designed to test knowledge of current events and
of such matters of everyday observation and experience in their scientific
aspect as may be expected of an educated person. The test will also include
questions pertaining to Sports, History, Culture, Geography, Economic scene,
General polity, Indian Constitution, Scientific Research etc. These questions
will be such that they do not require a special study of any discipline.
Paper II: (Conventional)
Arithmetic : This test will include questions on problems relating to
Number Systems, Computation of Whole Numbers, Decimals and Fractions and
relationship between Numbers, percentages, ratio and proportions, averages,
estimation, use of table and graphs, mensuration, time and distance, ratio and
time, Profit and loss, discount, interest, relations between numbers,
fundamentals Arithmetical operations etc.