The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) has put out SSC Notification Of Recruitment Of Selection Post Examination, 2017 (Phase V) on its official website -ssc.nic.in. The SSC Selection Post Exam is an annual exam conducted by SSC for the central government to recruit officers for various government departments. Any person who wish to apply for these post can go to the website of Staff Selection Commission and fill the form online. According to the notification, the last date for filing the form for SSC Selection Post Exam 2017 is September 24, 5 PM.
According to Staff Selection Commission, only those applications which are successfully filled through its website and print out of online applications along with all the required documents received in the concerned SSC regional office within the specified time will be accepted.
SSC said all information relating SSC Selection Post Exam right from the status of application upto the nomination of the selected candidates to the concern department including call letters for computer based mode examination to the provisionally eligible candidates will be available on the website of Staff Selection Commission.
How to apply online for SSC Selection Post Exam 2017
To apply for SSC Selection Post Exam 2017, candidates are required to register themselves on ssconline.nic.in. Candidates may register once and can apply for any Recruitment Examination advertised by SSC.
In the Registration Part, candidates will have to fill in basic information relating to them. On submission of details, candidates shall be prompted to check the details and make, corrections, if any, before submitting the Form.
On submission of the Registration Form, a page with Registration ID and password will appear. Note down the Registration ID and password and keep them safely. This would be your permanent Registration ID & Password which would be required to apply for Selection Posts as well as for any other Recruitment Examination of the Commission.
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After submission of the Registration Form, candidate should upload his/her latest colour photograph of the stipulated size and signature. The signature and photograph must be uploaded in jpg format. The digital size of the signature file must be more than 1 KB and less than 12 KB. The digital size of the file of the photographs must be more than 4 KB and less than 20 KB.
The Registration becomes complete only after the photograph and signature are uploaded by the candidate. After completion of the Registration Part the candidates should proceed to fill up the Online Application Form. Candidates already registered can directly log into the system and proceed to fill up the Application Form.
In case, there is any discrepancy in ‘One time registration' data filled by the candidate, photograph/ signature, etc., ‘One time Registration' data may be suitably edited before proceeding to fill online application form.
The commission allows editing of information like name, father's name, mother's name, date of birth, gender and matriculation roll number only once after Registration. Therefore, these fields must be entered or edited carefully.
The facility of on-line application (including payment of fees through debit/credit card of all Banks) will be available from August 25, 2017 to September 24, 2017 (5.00 PM). Candidates, who wish to make the payment through challan of SBI, may make the payment at designated branches of SBI within the working hours of bank upto September 27 provided the Challan has been generated by them before 5.00 PM of September 24.
After filling up the application form online and after making payment of examination fee, candidate should take a print out of the application form, sign the same, affix a copy of the same photograph used for filling up online application and attach self-attested copies of certificates/documents in support of age, essential qualifications, experience and send the same to the regional director within ten days from the closing date i.e. 24TH SEPTEMBER, 2017.
SSC Selection Post Exam 2017 Recruitment Selection procedure
The government has dispensed with interviews for junior level posts. Accordingly, recruitment to Selection Posts Exam 2017 will be made through written examination in computer based mode consisting of objective type multiple choice questions.
Candidates will be shortlisted for computer based examination based on the percentage of marks in essential qualifications as indicated by them in their application. Candidates will be shortlisted in the ratio of 1:50, i.e. 50 candidates for every vacancy, subject to availability of sufficient number of eligible candidates. Candidates will be shortlisted by applying suitable cut off in the percentage of marks, in multiples of five. The number of candidates shortlisted may be slightly more or less due to the criteria of applying cut off in multiples of five.
For the purpose of shortlisting of candidates for computer based examination, the commission will follow the yardstick adopted by the university, institution and take into account the percentage of marks as indicated in the final year marks statement. The commission will not take the responsibility of working out the percentage of marks by adding up the marks secured by the candidates in different subjects or each year of graduation and instead take into account the percentage of marks or CGPA as indicated in the final year marks statement.
Where the merit of the candidate is indicated in the final year marks statement in CGPA without indicating the corresponding percentage of marks, the SSC will follow the criteria indicated by the university, institution in the certificate, if any, for arriving at the corresponding percentage. In all other cases, the SSC will apply the conversion formula of CGPA (as indicated in the final year marks statement) multiplied by (x) 9.5.
The information furnished by the candidates in their applications will be verified by the Commission with reference to their original documents after the computer based examination. During verification of documents, if it is found that any information furnished by the candidate in the application is wrong, his/her candidature will be rejected forthwith.
SSC Selection Post Exam 2017 Exam Pattern
There will be three separate Computer Based Examinations consisting of objective/multiple choice questions, for SSC Selection Post Exam 2017 with minimum Educational Qualification of Matriculation, Higher Secondary and Graduation & above levels. The details of subjects for Questions, marks and number of Questions subject-wise are given below:-
|Subject||No. of Question||Maximum
|General Intelligence||25 questions||50||60 Minutes (Total)|
|25 questions||50||For VH/OH (afflicted by Cerebral Palsy and locomotor disability wherein the dominant writing extremity is affected to the extent of slowing down the performance of the candidates). (Pl. see Para 12 (C ) & (D) of notice).-80 Minutes|
| Quantitative Aptitude
|General Awareness||25 questions||50|
There will be negative marking of 0.50 marks for each wrong answer. Answer Keys will be placed on the Commission‟s website after the Examination. Candidates may go through the Answer Keys corresponding to their Test Form and submit representations, if any within the time limit given by the Commission through on-line modality only, on payment of Rs.100/- per answer. 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.
SSC Selection Post Exam 2017 Syllabus
General Intelligence: It would include questions of non-verbal type. The test will include questions on similarities and differences, space visualization, problem solving, analysis, judgment, decision making, visual memory, discriminating observation, relationship concepts, figure classification, arithmetical number series, non-verbal series etc. The test will also include questions designed to test the candidate's abilities to deal with abstract ideas and symbols and their relationship, arithmetical computation and other analytical functions.
English Language : Candidates' understanding of the Basics of English Language, its vocabulary, grammar, sentence structure, synonyms, antonyms and its correct usage, etc. his/her writing ability would be tested.
Quantitative Aptitude: This paper will include questions on problems relating to Number Systems, Computation of Whole Numbers, Decimals and Fractions and relationship between Numbers, Fundamental arithmetical operations, Percentages, Ratio and Proportion, Averages, Interest, Profit and Loss, Discount, use of Tables and Graphs, Mensuration, Time and Distance, Ratio and Time, Time and Work, etc.
General Awareness: Questions will be designed to test the ability of 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 including Indian Constitution, and Scientific Research etc. These questions will be such that they do not require a special study of any discipline.
NOTE: For VH candidates of 40% and above visual disability and opting for SCRIBE there will be no component of Maps/Graphs/Diagrams/Statistical Data in the General Intelligence & Reasoning / General Awareness Paper.
10+2 (Higher Secondary) level
General Intelligence: It would include questions of both verbal and non-verbal type. 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 de- coding, Other sub-topics, if any Numerical operations.
English Language: Spot the Error, Fill in the Blanks, Synonyms/Homonyms, Antonyms, Spellings/ Detecting Mis-spelt 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.
Quantitative Aptitude: Arithmetic: 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 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. 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 sin20 + Cos20=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 of 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 10 pertaining to History, Culture, Geography, Economic Scene, General policy and scientific research. For VH candidates of 40% and above visual disability and opting for SCRIBES there will be no component of Maps/Graphs/Diagrams/Statistical Data in the General Intelligence & Reasoning / Quantitative Aptitude.
Graduation and above levels
General Intelligence: 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.
English Language: Candidates' ability to understand correct English, his basic comprehension and writing ability, etc. would be tested. The questions in Parts A, B, & D will be of a level commensurate with the essential qualification viz. Graduation and questions in Part C will be of 10th standard level.
Quantitative Aptitude: 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 Alligation, 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
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 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 neighbouring countries especially pertaining History, Culture, Geography, Economic Scene, General Policy & Scientific Research.
SSC Selection Post Exam 2017 Answer Keys, SSC Selection Post Exam 2017 Results, SSC Selection Post Exam 2017 Merit List
Final merit list will be drawn on the basis of performance in Computer Based Examination. Computer Based Examination for SSC Selection Post Exam 2017 will be held only in regional head Offices (HOs)/Cities/Centres and the Commission reserves the right to call candidates to any of the identified Centres for the Examination.