SSC Selection posts (Phase-V) Exam 2017: Syllabus for graduation level posts

Under SSC Selection posts exam, There are numerous posts requiring matriculation, higher secondary, and graduation. In this article, we are going to cover the syllabus for Graduation level posts in detail.

Created On: Aug 31, 2017 18:38 IST
ssc selection posts syllabus
ssc selection posts syllabus

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. This entry is to recruit 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. After selection, candidates are deputed under Grade-‘B’ & ‘C’ in various ministries and government departments.

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. In this article, we are going to cover the syllabus for Graduation level posts in detail.

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

Graduation and above levels

General Intelligence: It would include questions of both verbal and non-verbal type. This component may include questions based on the following topics-

Verbal Reasoning

-          Questions on analogies

-          Similarities and differences

-          Space visualization

-          Spatial orientation

-          Problem solving & analysis

-          Judgment and decision making

-          Visual memory

-          Discrimination and observation

-          Relationship concepts

-          Arithmetical reasoning and figural classification

-          Arithmetic number series

-          Non-verbal series

-          Coding and decoding

-          Statement conclusion

-          Syllogistic reasoning etc.

Non-Verbal Reasoning

-          Semantic Analogy

-          Symbolic/Number Analogy

-          Figural Analogy

-          Semantic Classification

-          Symbolic/Number Classification

-          Figural Classification

-          Semantic Series

-          Number and 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 and Address matching

-          Date & city matching

-          Classification of center codes/roll numbers

-          Small & Capital letters/numbers coding

-          Embedded Figures

-          Critical thinking

-          Emotional and 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 10th standard level.

Quantitative Aptitude: In this test, questions from the following topics are asked.

-          Computation of whole numbers

-          Decimal, fractions and relationships between numbers

-          Percentage

-          Ratio & Proportion

-          Square roots

-          Averages

-          Interest

-          Profit, loss and Discount

-          Partnership Business

-          Mixture and Allegation

-          Time and distance

-          Time & Work

-          Basic algebraic identities of School Algebra & Elementary surds

-          Graphs of Linear Equations

-          Triangle and its various kinds of centers

-          Congruence and similarity of triangles

-          Circle and its chords

-          Circle & its tangents

-          angles subtended by chords of a circle

-          Triangle, Quadrilaterals and Regular Polygons

-          Right Prism, Right Circular Cone and Right Circular Cylinder

-          Sphere and Hemispheres

-          Rectangular Parallelepiped and 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 section will be aimed at testing the candidate’s awareness of the environment around him and its application to society. Questions will also be designed to test knowledge of current events and matters of every day 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 neighboring countries especially pertaining History, Culture, Geography, Economic Scene, General Policy & Scientific Research.

All the best!

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