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August 01, 2014

SSC Combined Higher Secondary Level (10+2) Examination 2014 Syllabus, Question Paper and Guide Books

Staff Selection Commission has recently made an announcement regarding the  Combined Higher Secondary Level (10+2) Examination 2014 for recruitment of Data Entry Operator (DEO) and Lower Division Clerk (LDC). The examinations will be held on 02/11/2014 and 09/11/2014 . This examination is very important as a simple 10+2 examination passed student can make into a government job.

Candidates have to apply Online or Offline on or before 19/08/2014 (26/08/2014 for candidates from far-flung areas).

More details can be found with our earlier post: SSC Combined Higher Secondary Level (10+2) Examination 2014 .

Selection Procedure and Syllabus:

The examination will consist of a Written Examination and Skill Test for the post of Data Entry Operator and Written Test and  Typing Test for the post of Lower Division Clerk on Computer.  

(A) Written Examination:

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.  

Detailed SYLLABUS:

General Intelligence:     It would include questions of both verbal and non-verbal type. The test will include questions on Semantic  Analogy, Symbolic operations, Symbolic/Number Analogy, Trends, Figural Analogy, Space Orientation ,Semantic Classification, Venn Diagrams, Symbolic/Number  Classification, Drawing inferences ,Figural Classification ,Punched hole/pattern-folding  & unfolding , Semantic Series, Figural Pattern – folding and  completion, Number Series, Embedded figures, Figural Series, Critical Thinking, Problem Solving, Emotional Intelligence, Word Building, Social Intelligence, Coding and de-coding, Other sub-topics, if any  Numerical operations.    

English Language :     Spot the Error, Fill in the Blanks, Synonyms/Homonyms, Antonyms, Spellings/ Detecting  Mis-spelt words, Idioms & Phrases, One word substitution, Improvement of Sentences, Active/Passive Voice of Verbs, Conversion into Direct/Indirect narration, Shuffling of Sentence parts, Shuffling of Sentences in a passage, Cloze Passage, Comprehension Passage.   

Quantitative Aptitude:    


Number Systems: Computation of Whole Number, Decimal and Fractions, Relationship between numbers 
Fundamental arithmetical operations: Percentages, Ratio and Proportion, Square roots, Averages, Interest (Simple and Compound), Profit and Loss, Discount, Partnership Business, Mixture and Alligation, Time and distance, Time and work. 


Basic algebraic identities of School Algebra  and Elementary surds (simple problems) and   Graphs of Linear Equations. 


Familiarity with elementary geometric figures and facts:                 Triangle and its various kinds of centres, Congruence and similarity of triangles, Circle and its chords, tangents, angles subtended by chords of a circle, common tangents to two or more circles.          

Triangle, Quadrilaterals, Regular Polygons, Circle, Right Prism, Right Circular Cone, Right Circular Cylinder, Sphere, Hemispheres, Rectangular Parallelepiped, Regular Right Pyramid with triangular or square Base.

Trigonometry, Trigonometric ratios, Complementary angles, Height and distances (simple problems only) Standard Identities like sin20 + Cos20=1 etc.,  STATISTICAL CHARTS : Use of Tables and Graphs:  Histogram, Frequency polygon, Bar-diagram, Pie-chart .

General Awareness:  

Questions are designed to test the candidate‟s general awareness of the environment around him and its application to society.  Questions are also designed to test knowledge of current events and of such matters of everyday observation and experience in their scientific aspect as may be expected of an educated person.  The test will also include questions relating to India and its neighbouring countries especially pertaining to History, Culture, Geography, Economic Scene, General policy and scientific research.


The 'Speed of 8000 key depressions per hour on Computer' will be adjudged on the basis of the correct entry of words/key depressions as per the given passage and the duration of the said Test will be 15 (Fifteen) minutes and printed matter 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.  

(C)    Typing Test for LDCs:       

Typing Test will be conducted for those candidates who qualify in the Written Examination.  Such Typing Test will be conducted in English or Hindi and candidates while applying for the Examination, will have to indicate his/her choice/option for Skill Test Medium in the Application Form.  

Typing Test will be of qualifying in nature. It will be administered on the Computer, to be provided by the Commission or any agency authorized by the Commission.   Candidates opting for English medium should have typing speed of 35 words per minute and those opting for Hindi medium should have typing speed of 30 words per minute. 

Candidates will be shortlisted for the skill test on the basis of their performance  in the Written Examination.  Candidates who qualify in the skill test will be recommended for appointment by the Commission on the basis of their performance in the Written Examination.  Allocation of candidates will be made to User Departments depending upon their merit position and the option exercised by them.

Guide Books and Question Papers:

We enlist a list of books for the preparation of SSC Combined Higher Secondary Level (10+2) Examination 2014 subject wise. Although you can go for a cheap guide book found in the market, but this will never help you in clearing your concepts to crack future examinations. So, it is advisable to buy these texts, carefully understand the concepts, then solve question papers from previous years. One can buy these texts online from .All you need an ATM card or Internet Banking facility, you will get up to maximum 55% discount. The books will be delivered by maximum 3 to 5 days. 

 General Intelligence

Price: Rs 585 /-

 English Language

Price: Rs 371 /-

Quantitative Aptitude

Price: Rs 345/- 

Note: Also try to acquainted with Class IX and X books of Algebra, Geometry and Trigonometry. 

General Awareness

4. Lucent's General Knowledge 4th Edition  

Price: Rs 171/- 

Question Papers cum Guide Book

Price: Rs 323/- 

Hope these books will help you to crack SSC Combined Higher Secondary Level (10+2) Examination 2014. Best Wishes !