Staff Selection Commission

SSC (Staff Selection Commission)

SSC (Staff Selection Commission) is an organization under Government of India to recruit staff for various posts in the various Ministries and Departments of the Government of India and in Subordinate Offices.This commission is an attached office of the Department of Personnel and Training (DoPT) which consists of Chairman, two Members and a Secretary-cum-Controller of Examinations. His post is equivalent to the level of Additional Secretary to the Government of India.

SSC Combined Graduate Level Exam 2016:

Here is the detailed syllabus for the Tier I and Tier II exams of the SSC-Combined Graduate Level Examination 2016, which will help aspirants in preparing for the examination:

SSC

General Intelligence & Reasoning

It would include questions of both verbal and non-verbal type. This component may include questions on analogies, similarities and differences, space visualization, spatial orientation, problem solving, analysis, judgment, decision making, visual memory, discrimination, observation, relationship concepts, arithmetical reasoning and figural classification, arithmetic number series, non-verbal series, coding and decoding, statement conclusion, syllogistic reasoning etc. The topics are, Semantic Analogy, Symbolic/Number Analogy, Figural Analogy, Semantic Classification, Symbolic/Number Classification, Figural Classification, Semantic Series, Number Series, Figural Series, Problem Solving, Word Building, Coding & de-coding, Numerical Operations, symbolic Operations, Trends, Space Orientation, Space Visualization, Venn Diagrams, Drawing inferences, Punched hole/pattern –folding & un-folding, Figural Pattern – folding and completion, Indexing, Address matching, Date & city matching, Classification of centre codes/roll numbers, Small & Capital letters/numbers coding, decoding and classification, Embedded Figures, Critical thinking, Emotional Intelligence, Social Intelligence, Other sub-topics, if any.

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 every day observations and experience in their scientific aspect as may be expected of any educated person. The test will also include questions relating to India and its neighboring countries especially pertaining History, Culture, Geography, Economic Scene, General Policy & Scientific Research.

Quantitative Aptitude

In this section, the questions will be designed to test the ability of appropriate use of numbers and number sense of the candidate. The scope of the test will be computation of whole numbers, decimals, fractions and relationships between numbers, Percentage. Ratio & Proportion, Square roots, Averages, Interest, Profit and Loss, Discount, Partnership Business, Mixture and Allegation, Time and distance, Time & Work, Basic algebraic identities of School Algebra & Elementary surds, Graphs of Linear Equations, Triangle and its various kinds of centres, Congruence and similarity of triangles, Circle and its chords, tangents, angles subtended by chords of a circle, common tangents to two or more circles, 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, Trigonometric ratio, Degree and Radian Measures, Standard Identities, Complementary angles, Heights and Distances, Histogram, Frequency polygon, Bar diagram & Pie chart.

English Comprehension

Questions in this section will be focused on checking candidates’ ability to understand correct English, and his basic comprehension and writing ability.

STAFF SELECTION COMMISSION EXAM SYLLABUS FOR Combined Graduate Level.

Part A :
a) General Intelligence:

It would include questions of both verbal and nonverbal type. This component will include questions on analogies, similarities and differences, spatial visualization, spatial orientation, problem solving, analysis, judgment, 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.

  1. 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 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 neighboring 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.

Group-I

·         APPSC Group 1 Syllabus 2016 for Prelims and Mains

  1. Andhra Pradesh Public Service commission holds Group 1 exam for the recruitment various vacancies. Those applicants who are preparing for APPSC Group 1 Prelims and Mains exams must check its syllabus 2016 accordingly.

·         APPSC Exam Pattern Syllabus for Prelims

 

·         General Studies and Mental Ability

1.       General Science
2.       Current events of national and international importance
3.       History of India
4.       World Geography and Geography of India with a focus on AP
5.       Indian polity and Economy
6.       Mental ability

·         General English

1.       Comprehension
2.       Precis-writing
3.       Re-arrangement of sentences
4.       Correction of sentences
5.       Synonyms
6.       Antonyms
7.       Filling in the blanks
8.       Correction of spellings
9.       Vocabulary and usage
10.   Idioms and phrases
11.   Verb tenses
12.   Prepositions
13.   Active voice and Passive voice
14.   Parts of speech

·         Syllabus for Mains Paper I

1.       Crisis management, Social problems, Analysis and solutions

 

·         Paper II

1.       History and Cultural Heritage of India with Emphasis on 20th Century History of India
2.       Social and Cultural History of Andhra Pradesh
3.       General Overview of the Indian Constitution

·         Paper III

1.       Planning In India & Indian Economy
2.       Andhra Pradesh Economy, Present Status, Its Strengths and Weaknesses

·         Paper IV

1.       Role and Impact of Science and Technology in the Development of India
2.       General Awareness with the Modern Trends in Life Sciences
3.       Development & Environment Problems

·         Paper V

1.       Data Interpretation and Problem Solving