Scheme of SSC Combined Graduate Level Examination 2012

Staff Selection Commission (SSC) will be conducting Combined  Graduate Level Examination 2012 for recruitment to different posts like Assistants, Inspectors, Divisional Accountants, Compiler etc. for which Graduation from a recognized University is the minimum Educational Qualification.

The Examination will comprise of two Tiers of Written Objective Type examination followed by  Computer Proficiency Test/ Interview/ Skill test, wherever applicable as per the Scheme of Examination.

Posts have been placed in two groups, inter-alia, based on their Grade Pay and papers in Tier II examination/Interview. Preference  for Posts, is to be indicated in the application. Candidates are requested to note that preference for Posts once exercised will be final. Request for change of preference will not be considered under any circumstance. For the post of  Assistant in CSS, candidate shall have not more than  three attempts unless covered by any of the exceptions notified by Government of India

Scheme of Examination:  The examination will be conducted in three tiers as mentioned below.

Scheme of the Examination for different posts will be as followed

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


Tier I Examination

Tier II Examination


Proficiency/ Skill Test


Total Marks

Posts for which Interview is prescribed other than Statistical Investigator Grade-II

A. General Intelligence + Reasoning- 50 marks

B. Gen. Awareness-50 marks

C. Quantitative Aptitude- 50 marks

D. English Comprehension- 50 marks

Total Marks - 200

Duration: 2 hours

For VH: 2 hours  40 minutes

I.Quantitative Abilities: 200 marks (100 Questions)

Duration: 2 hours

For VH: 2hours 40 minutes where eligible.

II.English Language &

Comprehension: 200 marks.

Total Marks: 400

Duration : 2 hours

For VH: 2 hours  40 minutes wherever eligible.

100 marks

Computer Proficiency Test (CPT) for post of Assistant in CSS only

700 marks

Posts for which no Interview is prescribed, other than Compiler




Data Entry Skill Test at Speed of 8000 key depression per hour for post of Tax Assistant

600 marks

Statistical Investigator Grade-II


Paper-I & II as above 400 marks

Paper-III Statistics 200 mark

100 marks


800 marks






900 marks


NOTE: There will be negative marking of 0.25 marks for each wrong answer in Tier-I. In Tier-II, there will be negative marking of 0.25 marks in Paper-II and III and 0.50 marks in Paper-I for each wrong answer.

Candidates are, therefore, advised to keep this in mind while answering the questions.

Personality/ Test/ Interview/ Computer Proficiency Test or Skill Test (wherever applicable): For posts for which Interview cum Personality Test is prescribed, the Personality Test/ interview will carry a maximum of 100 marks. The interview will be held at the Commission‘s Regional/Sub Regional Offices of the Commission or at any other place as decided by the Commission. The “Data Entry Speed” Skill Test at  2000 (two thousand) key depressions for a duration of 15 (fifteen) minutes will be of qualifying nature for Tax Assistant. There will be Physical Standard Test for the post of Inspector.

Detailed Syllabus

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