SSC Combined Graduate Level Examination Syllabus and Pattern

Combined Graduate Level Examination :

It consists of three components –
(1) Combined Graduate Level (Preliminary) Examination
(2) Combined Graduate Level (Main) Examination
(3) Personality Test/Interview

Combined Graduate Level (Preliminary) Examination :

Paper

No of Questions

Marks

Duration
Part A

General Intelligence
& General Awareness

100

100

2 Hrs
Part B

Arithmetic

100

100

2 Hrs

Note :

1. Both parts A & B will be of objective type ( multiple choice type)
2. Question paper (Test Booklets) for both the parts in Preliminary Exam will be set in both in English and Hindi

SYLLABUS:

Part A :

a) General Intelligence:
It would include questions of both verbal and non verbal type. This component will include questions on analogies, similarities and differences, spatial visualization, spatial orientation, problem solving, analysis, judgement, decision making, visual memory, discrimination, observation, relationship concepts, arithmetic reasoning, verbal and figure classification, arithmetical number series, non-verbal series, coding and decoding, statement conclusion, syllogistic reasoning etc.

b) General Awareness:
Questions in this component will be aimed at testing the candidates general awareness of the environment around him and its application to society. Questions will also be designed to test knowledge of current events and of such matters of everyday observation and experience in their scientific aspects as may be expected of an educated person. The test will also include questions relating to India and its neighbouring countries especially pertaining to History, Culture, Geography, economic scene, General polity and scientific research etc. These questions will be such that they do not require a special study of any discipline

Part B :

Arithmetic:
This part will include questions on problems relating to number system, computation of whole numbers, decimals and fractions, relationships between numbers, fundamental arithmetical operations, percentage, ratio and proportion, averages, interest, profit and loss, discount, use of tables and graphs, mensuration, time and distance, ratio and time etc.

NOTE:

The Commission have the discretion to fix different minimum qualifying standards in the papers of the Preliminary Examination taking into consideration among others, category-wise vacancies. The combined preliminary examination is meant to serve as a screening test only; the marks obtained in the Preliminary examination by the candidate who are declared qualified for admission to the Main/written examination will not be counted for determining their final order of merit. Only such candidates who are declared by the Commission to have qualified in the preliminary examination in a year will be eligible for admission to the Main examination(s) of that year provided they are otherwise eligible for admission to the Main examination(s).

Combined Graduate Level (Main) Examination :

The combined main examination will be of conventional type as per schemes A & B given below for recruitment to the posts as Assistant Grade/ Inspectors of Central Excise/Income Tax./CBI etc.

Scheme A:

The main examination will consist of two parts-

Part I : Written Examination, and
Part II : Personality Test wherever applicable.

Part I: Written examination (This Examination is held in two sessions every day) :

Paper

Name Of Test

Marks

Duration

Time
I

General Studies
(Option to answer either in Hindi or in English)

200

3 Hrs

9.30 AM to
12.30 PM
II

English

100

2 Hrs

2.00 PM to
4.00 PM
III

Arithmetic (Option to answer either in Hindi or in English)

200

3 Hrs

9.30 AM to
12.30 PM
IV

Language Comprehension (English)

100

2 Hrs

2.00 PM to
4.00 PM
V

Communication Skill & writing ability (option to answer either in Hindi or in English)

200

2 Hrs

9.30 AM to
11.30 AM
VI

Hindi (only for Delhi Police)

100

2 Hrs

2.00 PM to
4.00 PM

NOTE:

1. All the question papers for the main examination will be of conventional type.
2. All the question papers, except Paper II, Paper IV and Paper VI, will be printed both in English and Hindi languages. The Commission will have the full discretion to fix separate minimum qualifying marks in each of the papers and in the aggregate of all the papers separately for each category of candidates (viz. SC/ST/OBC/PH/EXS/UR). Only those candidates who qualify in all the papers as well as in the aggregate would be eligible to be considered for being called for the Personality Test/Interview wherever applicable.
3. Paper II will be compulsory for all the candidates. However, this will be of qualifying nature only for the candidates who are opting for the post of Assistants (i.e. for candidates who are opting for the post of Assistant, the marks secured in this paper will not be counted for preparation of the final select list). The Commission shall have the discretion to fix the qualifying standard in this paper. Answer Scripts of the remaining papers will be evaluated only of those candidates who secure the minimum qualifying standard in paper II of the main examination).
4. Paper I and III are compulsory for all the candidates appearing for all the categories of posts.
5. Paper IV will be compulsory for all the candidates except those opting for the post of Assistants.
6. Paper V will be compulsory for candidates opting for the post of Assistant only.
7. Paper VI (Hindi) will be compulsory for the candidates opting for the post of Sub-Inspector (Exe.) in Delhi Police only.
8. Candidates will have the option to answer Paper I, Paper III & Paper V either in Hindi or in English language.

SYLLABUS

Paper I: General Studies
Questions in this paper will include General Awareness as well as General Intelligence & Reasoning Ability.

General Intelligence and Reasoning Ability:
* It would include questions of both – verbal and non-verbal type. This component will include questions on analogies, similarities, differences, spatial visualization, spatial orientation, problem solving analysis, judgement, decision making, visual memory, discrimination, observation, relationship concepts, arithmetical reasoning, verbal and figure classification, arithmetical number series, non-verbal series, Coding and decoding, statement conclusion, syllogistic reasoning etc.
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 society. Questions will also be designed to test knowledge of current events and of such matters of everyday observation and experience in their scientific aspects as may be expected of any educated person. The test will also include questions relating to India and its neighbouring countries especially pertaining to Sports, History, Culture, Geography, economic scene, General polity, Indian Constitution, and scientific research etc. These questions will be such that they do not require a special study of any discipline.

Paper II: English Language (Conventional type)

In addition to the testing of candidates understanding of the English language and its correct usage, his writing ability would also be tested. Questions on paragraph writing/ report writing etc. may be included.

Paper III: Arithmetic
This paper will include questions on problems relating to number system, computation of whole numbers, decimals and fractions, relationships between numbers, fundamental arithmetical operations, percentage, ratio and proportion, averages, interest, profit and loss, discount, use of tables and graphs, mensuration, time and distance, ratio and time etc.

Paper IV: Language Comprehension (English)
The candidate’s ability to understand correct English, his comprehension and writing ability etc. would be tested. Questions on short essay, précis, letter writing etc. would also be included.

Paper V: Communication Skill/Writing Ability
The candidate’s ability to understand correct English/Hindi, his comprehension and writing ability etc. would be tested. Questions on short essay, precis, letter writing etc. would also be included.

Paper VI: Hindi
In addition to Candidate’s understanding and knowledge of Hindi Language, its correct usage and his writing ability would also be tested. Questions on short essay, précis, paragraph/report writing, grammar (sentence structure, synonyms, antonyms, phrases and idiomatic use of words, etc.) would also be included.

Part II – Personality Test/Interview (wherever applicable) 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 skill and over-all personality etc.
Candidates called for interview/personality test have the option to converse either in Hindi or English language during the interview process.

Scheme B – The main Examination will consist of the following papers :

Paper

Name Of Test

Marks

Duration

Time
I

(Part A)
(Part B)

General English
General Studies (with option to answer either in Hindi or English)

50
50

2 Hrs

9.30 AM to 11.30 AM
II

Arithmetic (with option to answer either in Hindi or English)

100

2 Hrs

2.00 PM to
4.00 PM

NOTE:

1. The Question papers for the main examination will be of conventional type.
2. Candidates will have the option to answer Paper I part (B) and Paper II either in Hindi or in English.
3. The Commission will have full discretion to fix separate qualifying marks in each of the papers and in the aggregate of all the papers separately for each category of candidates (viz. UR/SC/ST/OBC/PH/EXS). Only those candidates who qualify in all the papers as well as in the aggregate would be eligible to be considered for selection.

Syllabus

Paper I:

Part (A) General English:
In addition to the testing of candidates understanding of the English language and its correct usage, his writing ability and comprehension would also be tested. Questions on paragraph writing/report writing etc. may be included.

Part (B) General Studies:

Questions in this paper will include General Awareness as well as General Intelligence & Reasoning Ability.

General Intelligence & Reasoning Ability:
It would include questions of both verbal and non-verbal type. This component include questions on analogies, similarities, differences, spatial visualization, spatial orientation, problem solving analysis, judgement, decision making, visual memory, discrimination, observation, relationship concepts, arithmetical reasoning, verbal and figure classification arithmetical number series, non-verbal series, Coding and decoding, statement conclusion, syllogistic reasoning etc..

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 society. Questions will also be designed to test knowledge of current events and of such matters of everyday observation and experience in their scientific aspects as may be expected of an educated person. The test will also include questions relating to India and its neighbouring countries especially pertaining to Sports, History, Culture, Geography, economic scene, General polity, Indian Constitution, and scientific research etc. These questions will be such that do not require a special study of any discipline.

Paper II – Arithmetic:

This paper will include questions on problems relating to number systems, computation of whole numbers, decimals and fractions, relationships between numbers, fundamental arithmetical operations, percentage, ratio and proportion, averages, interest, profit and loss, discount, use of tables and graphs, mensuration, time and distance, ratio and time etc.

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26 Comments


  1. kunal says:

    approx qualifying marks

  2. lalit aggarwal says:

    i want to be a income tax officer……….plz tell me about the procedure nd name of the exams to be cleared

  3. kamal deep says:

    pls let me know about the exams which i need to clear to become income tax officer?

  4. narendar says:

    the jobs which not needed physical height in ssc please dispiay

  5. narendar says:

    send me the new recruitments in ssc which not needed the physical height

  6. Sanjoy Gupta says:

    I can got sscquestion paper……….

  7. jagdish singh sagar says:

    i passed ssc combined graduate level Teir 1 pre exam 2010. i want know syllabus and exam pettren for combiend graduate level teir 2 main exam 2010. so please send new syllabus and petteren to email id

  8. subhadra says:

    i am doing m.com(2), so please tell how i can be a tax assistent .

  9. rashmi says:

    I have completed BScIT from NIIT(Kuvempu University), by distance education. Am I eligible to appear in SSC graduate level exam

  10. shri ram sharma says:

    i want to know full detail of ssc exam-2010

  11. Sunny says:

    Hello Sir, My Name Is SunnY I’m a B.SC. Computer Science Year Student, I Wanted to Become A CBI Officer Science I was like 10 years, Choosing Carrier As CBI Is The Only Option For Me…

    Somethings I haven’t Understood Are:
    Through SSC , I checked the Net and found that SSC Gives CBI Sub-Inspector Rank,
    Q) How To Join CBI If I Clear SSC?? I mean Will there be an Option to tick like appling exam for CBI/CPO Etc????
    Q) I Also Found some forum says that It Is Slow Carrier Joining as Sub-Inspector, Promotions Are Slow(around 4-5 years), IS this True??

    I WILL BE VERY Thankful If The Answerers are mailed to my Email at : Sunny.ghosh@ymail.com
    Thank You Sir………

  12. M.Kiran Kumar says:

    Hello Sir,Iam Kiran. I completed M.C.A. I want to know full details of SSC. What type of jobs are there and the eligible criteria. For me which is better plz replyme sir .
    I will be very thankful if the answers are mailed to my Email at: kirankumar.midde@gmail.com
    Thank u sir…………………

  13. saga says:

    which date ur give hall tickets.pls

  14. Jignesh kanzariya says:

    I wants to give combined graduate level preliminary exam..so kindly guide me when it held? and what is shelabs for it?

  15. sanjeev says:

    i have cleared CGL-Tier II n being interviewed on 09 Nov 10 for inspector in income tax/central excise/CBI. could u please tell the interview pattern, probable questions, etc
    thanks a lot

  16. arvind tomar says:

    all these me is ncorrect

  17. arvind tomar says:

    please resister me.

  18. arvind tomar says:

    send me the new requirement in ssc.

  19. Nishant mehendiratta says:

    Good morning sir I ma nishant plz tell me about syllebus and marks?

  20. Manoj Kumar says:

    Sir, Good evening
    I want the latest question papers of Tier I & II of SSC exam Graduation level.
    Thanks

  21. maninder singh says:

    can appearing student can fill the form of graduate level of ssc and what is the minimum age

  22. sujata says:

    good morning sir..kindly tell exam date of ssc graduat level(CCA)

  23. KRISHNAKANT says:

    Respected sir/Madam
    I have completed my B.A from ignou open university in the month of december and my result and provision certificate will come in the month of april . Can I apply for the up coming exam .

  24. ajay yadav says:

    please tell me about ssc graduate level exam syllabs and send my id.

  25. prateek says:

    is it compulsary to clear all the subjects separately in CGLE 2011 tier I

  26. punam kumari says:

    i want to know qualifications needed before appearing in s s c

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