Staff Selection Commission (SSC) will hold on 05.04.2015 (Sunday) a Limited Departmental Competitive Examination for recruitment to vacancies in Lower Division Grade reserved for regularly appointed Group ‘C’ Staff.
**Note: This Examination is not for UNEMPLOYED CANDIDATES.
Organization Name: SSC
Pay Scale: Pay Band-I (Rs.5200-20200/-) with Grade Pay of Rs.1900/-
Age Limit: Not more than 45 years. Relaxation will provided to SC/ST & some other candidates.
Educational Qualification: As on 1st of January 2015, the candidate must have passed 12th Standard examination from a recognized Board or equivalent.
Syllabus of Examination:
|PAPER-I||SHORT ESSAY( 100 Marks)||One Essay of 400-500 words to be written on any of the several specified subjects.|
|PAPER-II||(a) LANGUAGE (General English or Saamanya Hindi) (50 Questions)- 50 marks.(b) General Knowledge (50 Questions) -50 Marks.||Candidate will be tested in simple composition, and Applied Grammar.Knowledge of current events and of such matters of every day observation and experience, general information about India.|
Scheme of Examination:
|Paper No.||Subject||Maximum Marks||Duration and Timings||Duration and Timings for Visually Handicapped & Cerebral Palsy suffering Candidates.|
|I.||Short Essay (Hindi or English)||100||1 hour 30 minutes10.00 AM to 11.30 AM||2 hours10.00 AM to 12.00Noon.|
|II.||(a) Language (General English or Saamanya Hindi) (50 questions)- 50 marks(b)General Knowledge (English or Hindi) (50 questions)-50 marks||100||2 hours1.00 PM to 3.00 PM||2 hours 40 minutes1.00 PM to 3.40 PM|
Candidates are allowed the option to answer both the question papers either in English or in Hindi (in Devanagri Script). The option will be for both the papers viz. Short Essay (Paper-I) and Language and General Knowledge (Paper-II). The question papers will be in bilingual form. Paper II will be of objective type consisting of multi choice questions. The Commission has decided that in Paper-II, there will be negative marking of 0.25 marks for each wrong answer. Candidates are therefore, advised to keep this in mind while answering the question.
Note-I Candidate exercising the option to answer the papers either in English or in Hindi (in Devangri Script) must indicate their PREFRENCE/OPTION to do so clearly in Column-11 of the Application Form, otherwise, it would be presumed by the Commission that they would answer the papers in English.
Note-II Zero marks will be awarded for answer written in a language other than the one opted by the candidate. Further, if answers are written partly in one language and partly in another language, such answer script will not be evaluated and such candidate will be awarded ZERO marks.
Submission of Application:
(i) Application in prescribed format as given in Annexure-I of the Notice or on Plain Paper (foolscap size) duly typed on one side and in double space, in the format and manner as given in the application form (Annexure-I) of the instant Notice and duly signed in candidate’s own handwriting in running script and NOT IN BOLD CAPITAL LETTERS, giving the necessary information together with candidate’s two recent good quality and identical photographs (4 cm. X 5 cm.) out of which one should be pasted on the application form and the other attached with the application, must reach
The Regional Director (NR),
Staff Selection Commission,
Block No. 12,
latest by 16.02.2015 (5.00 PM) and by 23.02.2015 (5.00 PM) in the case of candidates residing in Assam, Meghalaya, Arunachal Pradesh, Mizoram, Manipur, Nagaland, Tripura, Jammu & Kashmir, Lahaul and Spiti District and Pangi Sub-Division of Chamba District of Himachal Pradesh, Andaman & Nicobar Island, Lakashadweep and for candidates residing abroad. The forwarding authority should put his/her signatures and Office Seal on photograph of the candidate pasted on the application form so that half portion of Seal appears on application form & half thereof on the photograph without defacing the candidate’s photograph.
(ii) Application received after the Closing Date or not accompanied by photograph in the manner prescribed in Para-11 (i) above shall be rejected summarily. A candidate must submit his/her application through the Head of his/her Department or Office concerned who will complete the endorsement at the end of the application form and forward it to the Commission. It will be the responsibility of the Department or Office concerned to ensure eligibility of the candidates as laid down in Para-3. Applications received by the Commission after the closing date will be rejected forthwith without any correspondence with the candidate and no subsequent request for re-consideration will be entertained by the Commission under any circumstances.