SSC Combined Higher Secondary Level : Combined Higher Secondary Level (10+2) Examination
SSC holds 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.
Staff Selection Commission conducts an All India Open Competitive Examination for recruitment to the Group-“C” posts of Data Entry Operator in Pay Band-1, Grade Pay s 2400 & 1900 and Lower Division Clerk in Pay Band-1, Grade Pays 1900 in various Central Government Ministries / Departments / Offices.
AGE LIMIT: 18-27 years for Data Entry Operator and Lower Division Clerk.
EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS: Must have passed 12th Standard or equivalent or higher examination from a recognised 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.
SCHEME OF EXAMINATION: The examination will consist of a written examination and skill test for the post of Data Entry Operator and Typing Test for the post of Lower Division Clerk on Computer.
(A) SCHEME OF THE WRITTEN EXAMINATION AND SYLLABUS
The written examination will consist of one objective type paper as shown below :
|Part||Subject||Maximum Marks||Total Duration/Timing|
|I||General Intelligence (25 questions)||50||60 Minutes (Total)
For for VH/OH (afflicted by Cerebral Palsy and OH with deformity in writing hand
(Pl. see Para 7 of notice).-100 Minutes
|II||English Language (Basic Knowledge) ( 25 questions)||50|
|III||Quantitative Aptitude (Basic Arithmetic Skill) (25 questions)||50|
|IV||General Awareness (25 questions)||50|
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 0.50 marks for each wrong answer.
Answer Keys will be placed on Commission’s website after written examination. Any representation regarding answer key received within the time limit fixed by the Commission at the time of uploading of the answer key will be scrutinized and the decision of the Commission in this regard will be final.
The Commission reserves the right to introduce additional stage of examination which would be notified at suitable time, if considered necessary.
Tier-II (Descriptive Paper)Tier-II Paper of CHSL will be a descriptive Paper of 100 Marks in ‘Pen and Paper Mode The duration of the paper would be for one hour (20 minutes compensatory time will also be provided to the candidates mentioned in Para 7 above). This paper has been introduced to assess the writing skills of the candidates which is necessary in Government jobs. The Paper would comprise writing of an Essay of 200-250 words and Letter / Application writing of approximately 150-200 words. The minimum qualifying marks in Tier-II would be 33 per cent. The performance in Tier II would be included for preparing merit. The paper will have to be written either in Hindi or in English. Part paper written in Hindi and Part in English will not be evaluated.
Tier-III ExaminationTier-III of the Examination would continue to be the Skill Test / Typing Test which would be of a qualifying nature. Skill Test / Typing Test would be in consonance with the provisions contained in para 12.2 and 12.3 given below. The final merit of the successful candidates would be determined on the basis of total score obtained by them in Tier-I and Tier-II.
NOTE-I : The Paper will consist of Objective Type- Multiple choice questions only. The questions will be set both in English & Hindi for Part-I, III & IV. The Commission may also at its discretion, set questions in Part-I,III and IV in Mizo, Manipuri, Assamese, Sindhi, Oriya, Telgu, Tamil, Malayalam,Kannada, Marathi, Gujarati, Punjabi and Kashmiri subject to approval from the Department of Personnel & Training and subject to availability of experts/printing facilities.
NOTE-II: There will be negative marking of 0.25 marks for each wrong answer. Candidates are, therefore, advised to keep this in mind while answering the questions.
|General Intelligence||English Language||Quantitative Aptitude|