EXAM PATTERN OF SSC (Staff Selection Commission)



AGE: 18-30 years

POST: Assistants,Inspector(Central Excise),Inspector(Income Tax),Inspector(Preventive),Inspector(Examiner),Inspector of Posts,Divisional Accountant,Auditor,Accountant,UDCs,Tax Assistant Etc.

AGE: 32 years

POST: Statistical Investigator Grade-II

AGE: 30 years

POST: Assistant Enforcement Officer

AGE: 20-30 years

POST: Sub-Inspector(CBI)

PATTERN of Exam: Objective


Subject No.of Questions Marks Total
General Intelligence & Reasoning 25 50  


General Awareness 25 50
Numerical Aptitude 25 50
English Language 25 50


Subject No.of Questions Marks Total
Numerical Aptitude 100 200 400
English Language 200 200


It includes Pen and Paper Based Descriptive Test.

NOTE: There will be negative marking of 0.25 for each wrong answere in Tier I and Tier II and 0.50 for each wrong answer in paper I of tier II.


Qualification required: 10+2/Graducation

Post : Data Entry Operator,LDC,Stenographer

Age Limit: 18-27 years

Pattern Of Exam: Objective Type

Part of Subject No.of Questions Maximum Marks
General Intelligence & Reasoning 25 50
General Awareness 25 50
Numerical Aptitude 25 50
General English 25 50
Total 100 200


Typing Test for List I: Tying test will be conducted in Hindi/English and Candidates while applying for the examination will have to indicate his/her choice/option for Typing Test medium in the application form.Candidates opting for English medium should have typing speed of 35 wpm corresponds to 10500 key depressions per hours and 30 wpm corresponds tp 9000 key depressions per hour.

Skill Test for List II: The Data Entry Skill Test at 8000 key depressions per hour will be qualifying nature. Computer will be provided by the commission at the centre/venue noticed for the purpose.

SSC(Multi Tasking Staff)

Qualification Required : Matriculation

Age Limit : 18-25 years

Post : Group ‘C’ posts of Multi Tasking Staff(MTS) in different States and Union Territories.

Pattern Of Exam : Paper-I (Objective Type Paper) and Paper-II(Descriptive Types)

PAPER-I                                                                                         Total time:

Subject No.of Questions Duration
General Intelligence & Reasoning 25  

90 minutes

General Awareness 25
Numerical  Aptitude 25
General English 25
Total 100


NOTE : There will be negative marking of 0.25 marks for each wrong answer. Paper-II will be held only for such candidates who meet the cut-off prescribed by the Commission in Paper-I for different categories.

Paper-II Total Time : 30 Minutes
Paper of Subject Marks
Short essay/Letter in English and Vernacular Language 50

NOTE : Paper-II will only be of qualifying nature and is intended to test elementary language skills in view of recategorization of the post as Group-C and in view of job requirements.