SSC Exam Calendar 2022
SSC is a central government recruitment agency that fills vacant posts in almost every central government agency and it is considered next to civil service exams as most of the group posts come under SSC. Every SSC notifies dates of all upcoming examinations. some of them are given below
|Recruitment Board||Name of the Exam||Qualification|
|SSC||Multi-Tasking Staff||10th Class|
|SSC||SI in CAPFs, ASI in CISF and SI in Delhi Police Exam||Any Degree|
|SSC||Junior Engineer||Diploma, Degree (Eng.)|
|SSC||Selection Posts||10th Class, Inter, Degree|
|SSC||Stenographer Grade C&D Exam||12th Class|
|SSC||JHT, Junior Translator & Other||Diploma, Degree, PG|
SSC CGL Exam pattern
Scheme of Tier-I and Tier-II Examinations:
|Tier||Subject||Number of Questions||Maximum Marks||Time allowed|
|I||A. General Intelligence and
(1 hour and 20 minutes
for the candidates
eligible for scribe)
|B. General Awareness||25||50|
|C. Quantitative Aptitude||25||50|
|D. English Comprehension||25||50|
|II||Paper-I: Quantitative Abilities||100||200||2 hours (for each Paper)
(2 hours and 40 minutes for the candidates eligible for scribe)
|Paper-II: English Language and Comprehension||200||200|
|Paper-IV: General Studies
(Finance and Economics)
- Tier-I and Tier-II will consist of Objective Type, Multiple choice questions. The questions will be set both in English & Hindi except for English Comprehension in Tier-I and Paper-II in Tier-II.
- In Tier-I, there will be a negative marking of 0.50 for each wrong answer.
- In Tier-II, there will be a negative marking of 0.25 for each wrong answer in Paper-II (English Language and Comprehension) and of 0.50 marks for each wrong answer in Paper-I, Paper-III and Paper-IV.
- In Tier-II, Paper-I and Paper-II are compulsory for all the posts.
- Paper-III of Tier-II will be for only those candidates who apply for the posts of Junior Statistical Officer (JSO) in the Ministry of Statistics and Programmed Implementation and who are shortlisted in Tier-I for the Posts.
- In Tier-II, Paper-IV will be for only those candidates who are shortlisted in Tier-I for Paper-IV i.e. for the posts of Assistant Audit Officer/ Assistant Accounts Officer
Scheme of Tier-III Examination:
|Scheme of Examination||Maximum
|III||Pen and Paper
|Descriptive Paper in
English or Hindi
(Writing of Essay/ Precis/
Letter/ Application etc.)
(1 hour and 20 minutes
for the candidates who are
eligible for scribe)
- The Paper in Tier-III will have to be written either in Hindi or in English. Part paper written in Hindi and Part in English will be awarded zero marks.
- In Tier-III, candidates must write their correct Roll Number at the prescribed places on the cover page of the Answer Book. Candidates must also affix signature and Left-hand Thumb Impression in the relevant columns in the Answer Book. Answer Books not bearing Roll Number, Signature and Left-hand Thumb Impression shall be awarded zero marks.
- Candidates must not write any personal identity e.g. name, roll number, mobile number, address, etc. inside the Answer Book (Tier-III). Failure to adhere to these instructions will be treated as unfair means (UFM) and such candidates will be awarded zero marks and their candidature will be rejected.
Tier-IV (Skill Test):
In the Tier-IV, Computer Proficiency Test (CPT) and Data Entry Speed Test (DEST) will be conducted.
SSC CHSL Exam pattern
The examination will consist of Computer Based Examination (Tier-I), Descriptive Paper (Tier-II) and Skill Test/ Typing Test (Tier-III).
Tier-I (Computer Based Examination):
(Not in sequence)
(For all four Parts)
|25/ 50||60 Minutes (80 Minutes
for candidates eligible
|II||General Intelligence||25/ 50|
(Basic Arithmetic Skill)
|IV||General Awareness||25/ 50|
**There will be a negative marking of 0.50 marks for each wrong answer.
Indicative Syllabus for the Computer Based Examination (Tier-I):
English Language: Spot the Error, Fill in the Blanks, Synonyms/ Homonyms, Antonyms, Spellings/ Detecting misspelt words, Idioms & Phrases, One-word substitution, Improvement of Sentences, Active/ Passive Voice of Verbs, Conversion into Direct/ Indirect narration, Shuffling of Sentence parts, Shuffling of Sentences in a passage, Cloze Passage, Comprehension Passage.
General Intelligence: It would include questions of both verbal and non-verbal types. The test will include questions on Semantic Analogy, Symbolic operations, Symbolic/ Number Analogy, Trends, Figural Analogy, Space Orientation, Semantic Classification, Venn Diagrams, Symbolic/ Number Classification, Drawing inferences, Figural Classification, Punched hole/ pattern-folding & unfolding, Semantic Series, Figural Pattern-folding and completion, Number Series, Embedded figures, Figural Series, Critical Thinking, Problem Solving, Emotional Intelligence, Word Building, Social Intelligence, Coding and decoding, Other subtopics, if any Numerical operations.
Number Systems: Computation of Whole Number, Decimal and Fractions, Relationship between numbers.
Fundamental arithmetical operations: Percentages, Ratio and Proportion, Square roots, Averages, Interest (Simple and Compound), Profit and Loss, Discount, Partnership Business, Mixture and
Allegation, Time and distance, Time and work.
Algebra: Basic algebraic identities of School Algebra and Elementary surds (simple problems) and Graphs of Linear Equations.
Geometry: Familiarity with elementary geometric figures and facts: Triangle and its various kinds of centers, Congruence and similarity of triangles, Circle and its chords, tangents, angles subtended by chords of a circle, common tangents to two or more circles.
Mensuration: 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.
Trigonometry: Trigonometry, Trigonometric ratios, Complementary angles, Height and distances (simple problems only) Standard Identities like sin2? + Cos2?=1 etc.,
Statistical Charts: Use of Tables and Graphs: Histogram, Frequency polygon, Bar-diagram, Pie-chart.
General Awareness: Questions are designed to test the candidate’s general awareness of the environment around him and its application to society. Questions are also designed to test knowledge of current events and 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 relating to India and its neighboring countries, especially pertaining to History, Culture, Geography, Economic Scene, General policy and scientific research.
Tier-II (Descriptive Paper)
Tier-II Paper will be a descriptive Paper of 100 Marks in ‘Pen and Paper Mode. The duration of the Descriptive Paper will be for one hour (20 minutes compensatory time will also be provided to the candidates eligible for scribe). The Paper will consist of writing an Essay/ Letter/ Application/Precise etc. The minimum qualifying marks in Tier-II would be 33 per cent.
Tier-III (Skill Test/ Typing Test):
- Skill Test/ Typing Test will be of qualifying nature.
- Errors in the Skill Test will be calculated up to 2 decimal places.
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