Scheme of SSC Combined Higher Secondary Examination for Data Entry Operator 2011

Read on to find schedule of Combined Higher Secondary Level (10+2) Examination for Data Entry Operator which will be held by Staff Selection Commission on 4 December 2011

Created On: Aug 24, 2011 12:26 IST
Modified On: Jul 3, 2013 16:28 IST

Staff Selection Commission (SSC) will hold a Combined All India Open Examination for recruitment to the posts of Data Entry Operator and Lower Division Clerk for which 12th Standard Pass or equivalent is the minimum qualification.

Scheme of Examination:  The examination will consist of a written examination and typing test for the post of Data Entry Operator.

  • Scheme of the Written Examination

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

Date of Exam(Tentative)

Part

Subject

Max. Marks

 

Number of Questions

Total Duration/ Timings for General candidates

Duration & Timings for VH candidates

4.12.2011

I

General  Intelligence  

50

50

2 Hours

10.00 AM to 12.00 Noon

2 Hours and 40 Min.

10.00 AM to 12.40 PM

II

English Language (Basic Knowledge)

50

50

III 

Numerical Aptitude (Basic Arithmetic Skill)

50

50

IV

General Awareness

50

50

NOTE- I: The Paper will consist of Objective Type- Multiple choice questions only. The questions will be set both in English & Hindi for Part-I, III & IV.

NOTE-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 questions.

  • Skill Test for Data Entry Operator

Data Entry Speed of 8,000 (eight thousand) Key Depressions per hour on Computer

The ‘Speed of 8000 key depressions per hour on Computer' will be adjudged on the basis of the correct entry of all the key depressions in computer as per the given passage and the duration of the said Test will be 15 (Fifteen) minutes and printed passage in English containing about 2000-2200 strokes/key-depressions would be given to each candidate who would enter the same in the Computer.

The "Data Entry Speed" Skill Test would be of qualifying nature. Candidates allowed to take this test, will have to qualify the test at the prescribed speed on Computer, to be provided by the Commission or the agency authorized by the Commission to conduct such skill test at the Centre/ venue so notified.

Only those candidates who qualify in the written part of examination and secure at least minimum qualifying marks as may be fixed by the Commission in their discretion, will be eligible to take the Skill Test.

Only such candidates who qualify in the Skill Test at a speed of not less than 8000 key depressions per hour will be eligible for being recommended for appointment as per their position in the merit list.

None of the candidates including PH candidates who qualify in the written part of the examination will be exempted from the Skill Test as passing of the skill test is the precondition and one of the essential qualifications for appointment to the post of Data Entry Operator.

NOTE-I: Only those candidates who secure at least the minimum qualifying marks in the written examination, as may be fixed by the Commission at their discretion, will be called for skill test.

Provided that candidates belonging to Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes, OBC, ExS and PH may be called for the Skill Test by the Commission by applying relaxed standards if the Commission is of the opinion that sufficient number of candidates of these categories are not likely to be called for the skill test on the basis of general standard in order to fill up the vacancies reserved for these categories (i.e. SC, ST, PH, Ex- Servicemen and OBC).

NOTE- II: Central Government civilian employees availing age relaxation must furnish "No Objection Certificate" from their Employer/Office at the time of the skill test, failing which the benefit of age relaxation will not be allowed to such candidates and they will not be allowed to appear in the Skill Test.

The skill test will be held at the Commission's Regional Offices or other centers as may be decided by the Commission.