Staff Selection Commission

Staff Selection Commission exam syllabus

Staff Selection Commission (SSC) is an organization under Government of India to recruit staff for various posts in the various Ministries and Departments of the Government of India and in Subordinate Offices. Staff Selection Commission exam syllabus the examination consists of a Preliminary Examination followed by a Main examination. Earlier it also used to have interviews, but following a government order, interviews have been dispensed off for all non-gazette posts in the central government. A computer proficiency test or a skill test will also be held for some posts.
Tier 1 Preliminary Examination
The preliminary examination will be out of 200 marks. It will have 4 sections, which have to be completed in a total time of 60 minutes.
• General Intelligence and Reasoning
• General Awareness
• Quantitative Aptitude
• English Comprehension
Tier 2 Main Examination
The main examination will also have four sections. Section 1 and 2 will be compulsory for all candidates who have qualified. Section 3 and 4 are only for candidates who have applied for special posts.
• Quantitative Ability
• English Language and Comprehension
• Statistics
• General Studies (Finance and Economics)
Tier 3 Descriptive Exam
SSC has also decided to add a paper based descriptive paper which can be attempted in English or Hindi for Essay, Precise, Letter writing. This paper replaced the interview of 100 marks.
Tier 4 DEST/CPT
Data Entry Skill Test or a Computer Proficiency Test will also be held for some positions.