The last date to apply for SSC Selection Post Exam 2017 (Phase V) which was ending on September 24 has been extended to September 27 till 5 pm. The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) informed that this has been done due to a technical glitch because of which the link for submission of online applications for Phase-V/2017 Selection Posts Notice, did not function on the last two days – on September 23 and 24. Hence, it has decided by the Commission, in the interest of the candidates, to extend the closing date of receipt of applications for the Advertisement for Phase-V/2017 Selection Posts for a further period of three days i.e. up to 27-9-2017 (5.00 PM). Accordingly, the last date for submission of a hard copy of the online application along with requisite documents in the respective regional Offices by the candidates is also extended up to October 7.
The commission said that the facility of submitting online application will now be available at a new link at http://ssc.nic.in. Candidates are advised to go to the ‘Apply’ option and then the ‘Others’ tab in the aforesaid link. Facility for payment of fees through online payment/SBI net banking (including payment of fees through debit/credit card of all Banks) is available upto September 27 (5.00 PM). Candidates who wish to make the payment through Challan of SBI will be allowed to make payment within the working hours of the Bank upto 30-09- 2017 provided the Challan has been generated by them before 5.00 PM of 27-09- 2017.
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 Staff Selection Commission, only those applications who successfully filled the application form through its website and send it along with all the required documents within the specified time will be accepted. SSC said all information relating SSC to Selection Post Exam right from the status of application upto the nomination of the selected candidates to the concerned department including call letters for computer-based mode examination to the provisionally eligible candidates will be available on the website of Staff Selection Commission.
After filling up the application form online and after making payment of the examination fee, the candidate should take a printout of the application form, sign the same, affix a copy of the same photograph used for filling up an 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 the availability of a 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 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, an 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 Phase-V Recruitment 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.
There will be a 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 online 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 Phase-V Recruitment 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 neighbouring 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 the 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 the 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 everyday 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 to History, Culture, Geography, Economic Scene, General Policy & Scientific Research.
SSC Selection Post Exam 2017 Merit List
The final merit list will be drawn on the basis of performance in the 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.