Syllabus for Lower Division Grade Limited Departmental Competitive Examination 2013

SSC will conduct Lower Division Grade Limited Departmental Competitive Examination 2013 on 24 March 2013. The eligible candidate for the posts can apply before 11 February 2013.

Syllabus for Written Examination

Paper I


Short Essay

One Essay of 400-500 words to be written on any of the several specified subjects.



(a) LANGUAGE (General English or Saamanye Hindi)

 (50 Questions)- 50 marks.


(b) General Knowledge


(50 Questions) -50 Marks.


All Candidates will be tested in simple composition, Applied Grammar and Elementary Tabulation to test the art of compiling, arranging and presenting data in tabular form.


Knowledge of current events and of such matters of every day observation and experience in their scientific aspects as may be expected of an educated person who has not made a special study of any scientific subject. The paper will include question on Geography of India also.

The candidates’ have option to answer both the question papers either in English or in Hindi (in Devanagri Script). The option will be for both the papers viz. Short Essay (Paper-I) and Language and General Knowledge (Paper-II). The question papers for both the papers will be in bilingual form i.e. these will be printed both in English and Hindi. Paper II will be of objective type consisting of multi choice questions. The Commission has decided that in Paper-II there will be negative marking of 0.25 marks for each wrong answer. Candidates are therefore, advised to keep this in mind while answering the question.

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