SSC (Combined graduate level) exam
He staff selection commission conducts The combined graduate level examination, every year. posts included in the Scheme of the Examination are divided into two Groups- A & B based on grade pay. names of Posts, classification, pay band and grade pay, etc. included in the groups for this examination are:
|Group A Assistant(CSS)||Group B|
|General Studies - will be counted for qualifying to the mains exam||Aptitude test - Of qualifying nature, must score at least 33%. marks not counted for going to mains|
|Assistant in other central govt. ministries/departments/CVC etc||CAG offices|
|Inspector of Posts||Auditors|
|Inspector, Central excise/preventive officer/examiner||Junior accountant/ accountant|
|Inspector of income tax||Tax assistant|
|Assistant enforcement officer||Compilers|
|Statistical investigator gr.II||-|
The examination will be conducted in three tiers as indicated below :-
- Tier -I - Online examination (Objective multiple choice type)
- Tier -II - Online examination (Objective multiple choice type)
- Tier -III - Pen & paper based.
- Tier -IV - Pen & paper based.
- Tier I (Computer Based)
|General intelligence & reasoning||25||50||Composite time of 75 minutes|
- Tier II (Computer Based)
|Paper I - Quantitative ability (for ALL POSTS)||100||200||2hours|
|Paper II - English language (for ALL POSTS)||100||200||2hours|
|Paper III - Statistics (for Statistical investigator gr II & compiler POSTS ONLY)||100||200||2hours|
|Paper IV - General Studies (Finance & Economics) (for Asst audit officer gazetted group "b" POST ONLY)||100||200||2hours|
- Tier III (Computer based)
|Descriptive paper in english/hindi (writing of essay, precise, letter, application etc.)||100||60 minutes|
- Tier IV (Pen & Paper based)
Computer proficiency test for asst. section officer in CSS POST ONLY OR data entry skill test at Speed of 8000 key depressions per hour (for Tax assistant POST ONLY) This paper is only qualifying in nature!
There will be negative marking of 0.5 marks for each wrong answer in tier I and of 0.25 marks in tier II examination. Candidates are, therefore, advised to keep this in mind while answering the questions. Combined graduate level (Tier-I) examination would be common for all categories of posts.