Scheme of SSC Combined Higher Secondary Examination for Lower Division Clerks 2011

Read on to find schedule of Combined Higher Secondary Level (10+2) Examination for Lower Division Clerk which will be held by Staff Selection Commission on 4 December 2011

Staff Selection Commission (SSC) will hold a Combined All India Open Examination for recruitment to the posts of Data Entry Operator and Lower Division Clerk for which 12th Standard Pass or equivalent is the minimum qualification.

Scheme of Examination:  The examination will consist of a written examination and skill test on computer for the post of Lower Division Clerk.

Scheme of the Written Examination

The written examination will consist of one objective type paper as shown below:


Date of Exam (Tentative) Part Subject Max. Marks No. of Questions Total Duration/Timings for General Candidates Duration & Timings for VH Candidates
4.12.2011 I General Intelligence 50 50

2 Hours

10.00 AM to 12.00 Noon

2 Hours and 40 min.

10.00 AM to 12.40 Noon

  II English Language (Basic Knowledge) 50 50    
  III Numeric Aptitude (Basic Arithmetic Skill) 50 50    
  IV General Awareness 50 50    

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NOTE- I: The Paper will consist of Objective Type- Multiple choice questions only. The questions will be set both in English & Hindi for Part-I, III & IV.

NOTE-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 questions.

•  Typing Test for Lower Division Clerk

Typing Test will be conducted for those candidates who qualify in the Written Examination. Such Typing Test will be conducted only in English or Hindi and candidates while applying for the Examination, will have to indicate his/her choice/option for Skill Test Medium in the Application Form.

Typing Test to be administered on the Computer, to be provided by the Commission or any agency authorized by the Commission will be of qualifying in nature.

Candidates opting for English medium should have typing speed of 35 words per minute and those opting for Hindi medium should have typing speed of 30 words per minute.

The speed will be adjudged on the accuracy of typing on the Computer of a given text passage in 10 minutes. Visually Handicapped candidates (with 40% disability and above) will be allowed 30 minutes.

Passage Dictators will be provided to each of VH candidates by the Commission for the Typewriting test.  The Passage Dictators will read out the passage to the VH candidates within the allotted time period.

NOTE- I: 35 wpm and 30 wpm correspond to 10500 key depressions per hour/ 9000 key depressions per hour respectively.

NOTE-II: A candidate who claims to be permanently unfit to take the typewriting test because of a physical disability may, with the prior approval of the Commission, be exempted from the requirement of appearing and qualifying at such test, provided such a candidate submits a Certificate in the prescribed format to the Commission from the competent Medical Authority, i.e., the Civil Surgeon declaring him/her to be permanently unfit for the Typewriting Test because of a physical disability. 

NOTE-III: If a candidate who submits a Medical Certificate from the Medical Board attached to VRC for PH persons or from the Medical Board attached to Special Employment Exchange for PH persons, his/her claim for exemption from Typewriting Test would be accepted.  However, if, she/ he submit Medical Certificate from Civil/ Orthopaedic Surgeon, his/ her case would be referred to a Medical Board in a Government Hospital or Medical Board attached to RC/ Special Employment Exchange for PH persons for clearance.

Candidates seeking exemption from Typing test on medical ground must substantiate their claim by furnishing the relevant Medical Certificate in the prescribed Format as published in this Notice (Annexure-IX) at the time of Typing Test. Otherwise their claim for seeking exemption from Typing Test will not be entertained by the Commission.

NOTE- IV: If any candidate does not opt for any medium for typing, his option will be deemed to be for English medium.


Syllabus of SSC Combined Higher Secondary Written Examination 2011

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