Examination Scheme for SSC Combined Higher Secondary Level (10+2) Examination, 2012

QUES: What is the scheme of examination for the SSC’s Combined Higher Secondary Level (10+2) Examination, 2012?

ANS: The SSC’s Combined Higher Secondary Level (10+2) Examination, 2012 will consist of a written examination and skill test for the post of Data Entry Operator and Typing Test for the post of Lower Division Clerk on Computer.

The written examination will consist of one Paper of Objective Type- Multiple choice questions. The paper would be divided into four parts as shown below:


Date of Exam Part Subject Maximum Marks

Total Duration & Timing for

General candidates / VH candidates




I General Intelligence (50 questions) 50

2 Hours; 1000 hrs to 1200 hrs /

2 Hours 20 minutes; 1000 hrs to 1220 hrs

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

The questions will be set both in English & Hindi for Part-I, III & IV. The Commission may at its discretion, set questions in these Parts in Mizo, Manipuri, Assamese, Sindhi, Oriya, Telugu, Tamil, Malayalam, Kannada, Marathi, Gujarati, Punjabi and Kashmiri subject to approval from the Department of Personnel & Training and to availability of experts/printing facilities.

There will be a negative marking of 0.25 marks for each wrong answer.

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