SSC Selection posts (Phase-V) Exam 2017: Higher Secondary level Syllabus

In this article, we have covered the syllabus for Higher Secondary level in detail.

Created On: Aug 31, 2017 18:20 IST
ssc selection posts syllabus
ssc selection posts syllabus

Through this entry, SSC recruits the candidates for the posts of Field inspector, Hostel warden, Senior Technical assistant, Store clerk, Stockman, Junior Chemist, Security Guard, Fertilizer Inspector, Head Clerk, Electrician, Proof Reader etc in various government departments and ministries. SSC has announced its notification for Selection posts Phase-V exam 2017. SSC has started accepting application from 25thAugust, 2017 and continue until 24thSeptember, 2017.

After being selected, you will depute under Grade-‘B’ and ‘C’ posts. There will be a single paper for written examination. However, the level of difficulty will be different for various posts. There are numerous posts requiring matriculation, higher secondary, and graduation as eligibility. Hence, syllabus for such posts will also be different. In this article, we will cover the syllabus for Higher Secondary level in detail.

SSC Selection Posts (Phase-V) exam 2017: Syllabus

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 & Social Intelligence

-          Word Building

-          Coding and de- coding and 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:


-          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 centers, 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.

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 pertaining to History, Culture, Geography, Economic Scene, General policy and scientific research.

All the Best!


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