SSC Coaching


SSC 2015 Entrance Exams, are those exams which are conducted on All India basis for recruitment to lower categories of posts for the various Indian Government Establishments / Offices. SSC or Staff selection Commission is the authority of Indian Government for conducting these Examinations. The Commission is responsible for formulation of policies regarding schemes of examination and other procedures for smooth conduct of examinations/selection tests, including various Departmental Examinations.

The Staff Selection Commission makes recruitment to non-technical group 'C' and group 'B' non-gazetted posts in Ministries/ Departments, the attached and subordinate offices of the Government of India and the CAG and the offices of the Accountant General.

SSC Entrance Exams Eligibility

Age - The age limits for appearing in SSC Examination are different for different posts and is to be confirmed from the Notice of exam published in the Employment News/ Rozgar Samachar. Generally, the age limits are 18 to 27 years on the crucial date. There is age concession in the upper age limit for SC/STs, OBCs, physically handicapped, widows etc.

Education - Educational Qualifications for various posts vary from Matric to Graduates.

SSC Entrance Exams Application Procedure

Notifications of the SSC Combined Graduate Preliminary Examination are published every year in the month of October in the Employment News and other leading newspapers of India. Candidates are required to apply in typewritten format as per the proforma printed in the newspapers. Duly completed application forms of Staff Selection Commission Exam are to be submitted by the candidate by Registered Post/ Speed Post/ UPC only.

SSC Entrance Exams Pattern and Admission Process

The Staff Selection Commission conducts:

Graduate Level Examination - It's eligibility is graduation or equivalent in any discipline.
Combined Higher Secondary Level (10+2) Examination- It's eligibility is Higher seconday i.e 10+2 in and discipline or equivalent.
Combined Matric Level Examination - It's eligibility is matriculation qualification or High School.

Those candidates who qualify in the prelims of Staff Selection Exam are required to appear for the Mains. Candidates qualifying in the mains have to appear for an Interview or Physical Efficiency Test (PET).

Those qualifying in the Matric Level Main Exam are required to pass a skill test (typing or stenography). Some exams such as the Section Officers, Investigators etc, are held separately and no prelims are held for them.

S.S.C. JE - Junior Engineer (CPWD) Exam

SSC Junior Engineer (CPWD) Exam 2016 - Staff Selection Commission holds an open competitive examination all over the country for recruitment of Junior Engineers (Civil and Electrical) in CPWD. A candidate who clears this exam is eligibile to become a SSC Junior Engineer.

SSC JE Exam Eligibility

Educational Quali􀃖cation

Candidates should have a Diploma in Civil or Electrical or Mechanical Engineering from an institute recognized by the Central Government or equivalent quali􀃖cation.


Aspiring candidatew should not be more than 27 years on the speci􀃖ed date of the exam.

SSC JE Exam Pattern

Junior Engineer (CPWD) Examination will be conducted in two parts :
Written Test 500 marks
Interview 100 mark

Part A i.e written test consisting of two papers as given below and Part B is a personality test.

Paper 1 which will be of Objective type multiple choice.

Paper Subject No. of Questions Marks
1(a) General Awareness 25 50
1(b) General Engineering (Civil & Structural) or General Engineering (Electrical & Mechanical) 75 150
Total 100 200

Paper 2 will be of conventional type.

Subject Marks
General Engineering (Civil & Structural) or General Engineering (Electrical & Mechanical) 300

Important: Paper I and II will be bi-lingual (i.e. in Hindi and English). Candidates will have option to answer Paper II either in Hindi or in English language.

Paper II will be evaluated in respect of only those candidates who qualify in Paper I at the minimum standard which may be decided by the Commission at its discretion.

Only those candidates who attain minimum qualifying standard in Part-I of the Examination, as may be fixed by the Commission in their discretion, will be eligible to be called for Personality Test/Interview.

Part B

Personality Test (Interview): 100 marks

The interview/personality test is structured in such a manner that the candidates’ interest, knowledge, various traits, aptitude, suitability etc. are probed among other things, through academic quali􀃖cations, experience, extra-curricular activities, general awareness/knowledge, depth of knowledge of the subjects studied (10+2 onwards), communicative skill and over-all personality etc.

Candidates called for interview/personality test, have the option to converse either in Hindi or English language during the interview process.

SSC Junior Engineer (CPWD) Exam syllabus

The standard of the questions in Engineering subjects will be approximately on the level of Diploma in Engineering (Civil/ Electrical/Mechanical) from a recognized Institute, Board or University and recognized by All India Board of Technical Education.

General Awareness
Questions will be aimed at testing the candidate’s general awareness of the environment around him and its application to society.Questions will also be designed to test knowledge of current events and of such matters of everyday observations and experience in their scientific aspect as may be expected of any educated person. The test will also include questions relating to India and its neighboring countries especially pertaining to Sport, History, Culture, Geography, Economic Scene, General Polity, Indian Constitution and Scientific Research, etc. These questions will be such that they do not require a special study of any discipline.

General Engineering (Civil and Structural)

Civil Engineering :Building Materials: Physical and Chemical properties, classification, standard tests, uses and manufacture/quarrying of materials e.g. building stones, silicate based materials, cement (Portland), Asbestos products, Timber and Wood based Products, laminates, bituminous materials, paints, varnishes.

Surveying :Principles of surveying, working of properties, compass and bearing, plane table surveying, theodolite traverse, adjustment of theodolite, levelling and contouring, curvature, refraction, permanent adjustment of dumpy level, methods of contouring and uses of a control map, tachometric survey.

Soil Mechanics :Origin of soil phase diagram, definitions of void ratio, porosity, degree of saturation, water content, specific gravity of soil grains and unit weights, grain size distribution curves for different solid and their uses. Atterjerg’s limits, ISI soil classification, plasticity chart, coefficient of permeability, effective stress, consolidation of soils.

Calculation of shear strength of soils, direct shear test, vane shear test, triaxial test, soil compaction, Lab compaction, Lab compaction test, moisture content and bearing capacity of soils, plate load test, standard penetration test.

Hydraulics :Fluid properties, hydrostatics, measurements of 􀃗ow, Bernoulli’s theorem and its application, 􀃗ow through pipes, 􀃗ow in open channels, weirs, 􀃗umes, spillways, pumps and turbines.Environmental Engineering: Quality of water, source of water supply, puri􀃖cation of water, distribution of water, need of sanitation, sewerage system, circular sewers, oval sewer, sewer appurtenances, surface water drainage, sewage treatments.

Structural Engineering : Theory of structures: Elasticity constants, type of beams, determinate and indeterminate, bending moment and shear force diagrams of simply supported, cantilever and over hanging beams. Moment of area and moment of inertia for rect. & circular section, bending moment and shear stress for tee, channel and compound sections, chimneys, dams and retaining walls, eccentric loads, slope de􀃗ection of simply supported and cantilever beams, critical load and columns, torsion of circular section.

Concrete Technology :Properties, Advantages and uses of concrete, cement aggregates quality, water cement ratio, workability, mix design, storage, batching, mixing, placement, compaction, 􀃖nishing and curing of concrete, quality control of concrete, hot weather and cold weather concreting, repair and maintenance of concrete structure.

RCC Design:

RCC beams: 􀃗exural strength, shear strength, bond strength, design of single reinforced beans, lintels, cantilever beams, double reinforced beams, one way slabs, two way slabs, isolated footings, reinforced brick work. T-beams, columns, staircases, retaining walls, water tanks (RCC design questions may be based on both Limit State method and Working Stress method). Steel Design: Steel design and construction of steel columns, beams, roof trusses, plate girders.

General Engineering (Electrical and Mechanical)

Basic Electrical Engg.: Elect. Measurements, Concepts of current, voltage, resistance, power and energy, their units, Ohm’s law.

Circuit Law: Kirchooff’s law, solution of simple network problems, Network theorems and their applications, Electro-magnetism, concept of 􀃗ux, e m f, reluctance, magnetic circuits. Electro-magnetic induction, self and mutual inductance.

A.C. fundamentals, instantaneous, peak, R.M.S. and average values of alternating waves, Equation of sinusoidal wave form, simple series and parallel AC. circuits consisting of R.L. and C, Resonance. Measurement and measuring instruments, Moving coil and moving iron ammeters and voltmeters, Extension of range, Wattmeters, Multimeters, megger, Basic Electronics.

Electrical machines: Basic principles ofD.C. motors, generators, their characteristics, Speed control and starting of D.C. motors, losses and ef􀃖ciency of D.C. machines. 1-Phase and 3-phase Transformers: Principles of operation, equivalent circuit, voltage regulation, O.C. and S.C.tests, ef􀃖ciency, auto transformers.

Synchronous machines, generation of 3-phase e m f, armature reaction, Voltage regulation, parallel operation of two alternators, synchronizing, starting and applications of synchronous motors.

Phase Induction motor, rotating magnetic 􀃖eld, principle of operation, equivalent circuit, torque-speed characteristics, starting and speed control of 3-phase induction motors, Fractional KW motors, 1-phase induction motors, A.C. series motor, reluctance motor. General, Transmission and Distribution: Different types of power stations, Load factor, diversity factor, demand factor, simple problems thereon, cost of generation, inter- connection of power stations. Power factor improvement, various types of tariffs, types of faults, short circuit current for symmetrical faults. Switchgears- rating of circuit breakers: Principles of a extinction by oil and air, H.R.C. fuses, Protection, earth leakage, over current,Buchhotgz relay, Merz- Prince system of protection of generators & transformers, protection of feeders and bus bars.

Lightning arresters, Various transmission and distribution systems, Comparison of conductor materials, ef􀃖ciency for different systems.

Utilization of Electrical Energy, Illumination, electric heating, Electric welding, electroplating, electric drives and motors.

Mechanical Engineering

Flow of Fluids: Laminar & turbulent 􀃗ow, equation of continuity, Bernoulli’s theorem, measurement of discharge, 􀃗ow through pipes,friction losses, Forces of jet impinging on vanes, blades, work done and ef􀃖ciency, classi􀃖cation of turbines & pumps.

Thermal Engineering:

Laws of thermodynamics, change in entropy in various processes; uses of steam, Properties of steam table & charts; Construction & Working of Cochran, Lancashire locomotive & Babcock & Wilcox boilers, working of steam turbine, Otto & Diesel Cycles, working of IC engines, Carburetion, Solex Carburettor. Diesel fuel, pump & injector: Cooling & lubrication.

Production Engineering: Foundry- Different casting processes, concept of Patterns; types of mould making, purring defect in castings, causes & remedies, Welding-classi􀃖cation and types of welding, Testing and defects in welds. Lathes- working of lathe, various tools,operation on lathes, types of lathes. Drilling operations performed on drilling machines. Description, principles of working and various operations on machine tools, milling machine, shaper, grinder, boring and slotting machines. Strength of Materials: Stresses in composite bars, relation between elastic constants, Resilience under different types of loads, SF and BM diagrams; stresses in beams-combined direct and bending stresses, Struts and columns – Euler’s and Rankin’s theories, Torsion of circular shafts.

Theory of Machines: Simple Machines – Four bar chain, Slider crank chain, double slider crank chain, Flywheel – Turning moment diagrams. Fluctuation of energy, Friction-in collar and pivots, plate clutch, conical clutch, journal bearing. Transmission of power through 􀃗at and V-belts, Gears, pro􀃖le of gears, Governors- Watt and Hartnell governors.

SSC JE(CPWD) Exam Dates SSC JE (CPWD) exam is normally held in the month of May.

SSC CGLE - SSC Combined Graduate Level Exam

Combined Graduate Level Exam 2016 - Taken by Staff selection Commission on National Level Combined Graduate level exam is held every year for the recruitment of various Gazzeted and Non-Gazzeted posts in the Central Government departments. SCC Graduate level exam has assumed more imporatanct after 2010 as it is the only test left after scraping all the other SSC exams (Tax assistant exam, Section Of􀃖cer's exam, SSC CPO exam , and Statistical Investigator exam etc.) to recurit people in Government departments.

Various post for which SSC CGLE is conducted after 2010 are:

Name of Post Pay Scale
Assistants (CSS) Rs.9300-34800 (GP=4600)
Assistants in other Central Govt. Ministries/Departments/CVC Rs.9300-34800 (GP=4200)
Inspector of Posts Rs.9300-34800 (GP=4200)
Inspector(Central Excise/Preventive Of􀃖cer/Examiner) Rs.9300-34800 (GP=4600)
Sub Inspectors Rs.9300-34800 (GP=4200)
Inspector of Income Tax Rs.9300-34800 (GP=4600)
Assistant Enforcement Of􀃖cer Rs.9300-34800 (GP=4600)
Divisional Accountants Rs.9300-34800 (GP=4200)
Statistical Investigators, Gr.II Rs.9300-34800 (GP=4200)
Compilers Rs.5200-20200 (GP=2400)
Auditors Rs.5200-20200 (GP=2800)
Junior Accountants/Accountants Rs.5200-20200 (GP=2800)
UDCs: Rs.5200-20200 (GP=2400)
Tax Assistants: Rs.5200-20200 (GP=2400)
Sub Inspectors(Ex) in CPOs (ITBP,CISF,CRPF,SSB,BSF) Rs.9300-34800 (GP=4200)

SSC Graduate Level Exam Eligibility

For Statistical Investigator Grade – II

Bachelor’s Degree with Statistics as one of the main subjects. OR Bachelor’s Degree with Mathematics (with Statistics as a papers studied in one year/two years/all three year as the case may be) as one of the main subjects. OR Bachelor’s Degree with Economics (with Statistics as a paper studied in one year/two years/all the three years as the case may be) as one of the main subjects. OR Bachelor’s Degree with Commerce (with Statistics as a paper studied in one year/two years/all the three years as the case may be) as one of the main subjects.

For Compiler

Bachelor’s degree with Economics or Statistics or Mathematics as compulsory or elective subject from any recognized University.

All other Posts

Bachelor’s Degree (Graduation Degree) or equivalent from a recognized University.


As per Ministry of Human Resource Development Noti􀃖cation No. 44 dated 01.03.1995 published in Gazette of India edition dated 08.04.1995, the Degree obtained through open Universities/Distance Education Mode needs to be recognized by Distance Education Council, IGNOU. Accordingly, unless such Degrees had been recognized for the period when the candidates acquired the relevant quali􀃖cation, they will not be accepted for the purpose of Educational Quali􀃖cation.


Candidates who have not acquired/will not acquire the educational quali􀃖cation as on the closing date of receipt of application will not be eligible and need not apply.


All candidates who are declared quali􀃖ed by the Commission for appearing at the Interview/Skill Test will be required to produce the relevant Certi􀃖cate in Original such as Mark sheets for all the three years of Graduation/ Provisional Certi􀃖cate/ Certi􀃖cate of Graduation as proof of having acquired the minimum educational quali􀃖cation on the closing date failing which the candidature of such candidate will be cancelled by the Commission.


Wherever Desirable Quali􀃖cation has been prescribed in Recruitment Rules, appropriate weightage will be given at the time of Interview,if prescribed.


For posts of Assistants(CSS), computer pro􀃖ciency has also be prescribed as an essential Quali􀃖cation.


Age limit vary for different kinds of post. These limits are as follows:

1. Sub Inspectors(Ex) in CPOs: 20-25 years
2. Assistant/Sub Inspector in CBI: 20-27 years.
3. Statistical Investigators Gr.II: Max: 26 years.
4. For all other posts: 18-27 years

Age relaxations for variuos categories like Ex. Service man exists as per Goverment of India rule.


1. A citizen of India or
2. A subject of Nepal or
3. A subject of Bhutan
4. A Tibetan refugee who came over to India, before the 1st January,1962 with the intention of permanently settling in India or
5. A person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, East African, Countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia and Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India.

Combined Graduate Level Exam Pattern

Combined Graudate Level Examination is a three tier exam (since 2010) as indicated below

Tier–I of the Combined Graduate level Examination would be common for all categories of posts and will be held in one session. Scheme of Tier-I Examination for all candidates including Visually Handicapped candidates with visual disability of forty percent and above and opting for availing the assistance of scribe.

Subject Number of Questions Maximum Marks Timing for General candidates For VH and candidates suffering fromCerebral Palsy:
General Intelligence & Reasoning 25 50 75 Mins 100 Mins
General Awareness 25 50
Numerical Aptitude 25 50
English Comprehension 25 50
TOTAL 100 200

Note: If and wherever necessary, the examination may be held in 2(two) shifts for different batch of candidates

The test will be an Online test. Questions will be of Objective Multiple Type Choice. The questions will be set both in Hindi and English in respect of Parts A, B and C.

Note: There will be negative marking of 0.50 for each wrong answer in Tier-I

Tier-II of the Combined Graduate Level Examination will be of Objective Type Multiple Choice and will be conducted over a period of two days during a weekend. It will consist of three different papers/subjects and depending upon the category of posts applied for, the candidates will be required to appear either in one, or in two or in all the three papers, as the case may be.

For the Post of Assistants, Inspector of IncomeTax/Inspector (Central Excise, Inspector (PO), Inspector (Examiner) Sub Inspector In CBI, Inspector of Posts, Assistant Enforcement Officer, Divisional Accountants, Accountants, Auditors, Sub Inspector In CPOS, Statistical Investigators Gr.II , Tax Assistants, Compilers, UDC's, The scheme of TierII Written Examination Will Be as under:

Subject / Paper Max.Marks Number of Questions Duration & Timings for General candidates Duration & Timings for VH candidates
Arithmetical Ability 200 100 2Hours 10.00 AM to 12.00 Noon 2 Hours and 40 Min. 10.00 AM to 12.40 PM
English Language & Comprehension 200 200 2Hours 2.00 AM to 4.00 Noon 2 Hours and 40 Min. 2.00 PM to 4.40 PM
Commerce/Mathematics Statistics/Economics 200 200 2Hours 10.00 AM to 12.00 Noon 2 Hours and 40 Min. 10.00 AM to 12.40 PM

Paper-I is compulsory for all the categories of posts except for the post of Sub Inspector in the participating Central Police Organisations(CPOs)

Paper-II is compulsory for all the categories of posts including for the post of Sub Inspector in the participating Central Police Organisations(CPOs),

Paper-III is compulsory only for those candidates who apply to be considered for the posts of Statistical Investigators Gr.II and Compiler respectively.

Important: In addition to above, the Commission has also decided to introduce a Descriptive Paper of English/Hindi as Tier-III. The Question Paper will be bilingual. The candidates will have the option to choose any one medium. The details may be read as under:-

Tier Mode of Examination Scheme of Examination Marks Time
Tier-III Pen and Paper Mode Descriptive Paper in English/Hindi(writing of Essay/Precis/Letter /Application Writing etc. 100 60 Min. 80 Min for VH and candidates suffering from Cerebral Palsy
Data Entry Skill Test (DEST) / Computer Pro􀃖ciency Test (CPT) (wherever applicable) Qualifying

Combined Graduate Level Exam Syllabus

Syllabus of SSC Combined Graudates Level Exam (Tier I) is

General Intelligence & Reasoning: It would include questions of both verbal and non-verbal type. This component may include questions on analogies, similarities and differences, spatial visualization, spatial orientation, problem solving, analysis, judgement, decision making, visual memory, discrimination, observation, relationship concepts, arithmetical reasoning and 􀃖gural classi􀃖cation, arithmetic number series, non-verbal series, coding and decoding, statement conclusion, syllogistic reasoning etc.

General Awareness: Questions in this component will be aimed at testing the candidates general awareness of the environment around him and its application to society. Questions will also be designed to test knowledge of current events and of such matters of every day observations and experience in their scienti􀃖c aspect as may be expected of any educated person. The test will also include questions relating to India and its neighbouring countries especially pertaining to sports, History, Culture, Geography, Economic Scene, General Polity, Indian Constitution, scienti􀃖c Research etc. These Questions will be such that they do not require a special study of any discipline.

Numerical Aptitute: The questions will be designed to test the ability of appropriate use of numbers and number sense of the candidate. The scope of the test will be the computation of whole numbers, decimals and fractions and relationships between numbers. It will test sense of order among numbers, ability to translate from one name to another, sense or order of magnitude, estimation or prediction of the outcome of computation, selection of an ppropriate operation for the solution of real life problems and knowledge of alternative computation procedures to 􀃖nd answers. The questions would also be based on arithmetical concepts and relationship between numbers and not on complicated arithmetical computation(The standard of the questions will be of 10+2 level).

English Comprehension: Candidates’ ability to understand correct English, his basic comprehension and writing ability, etc. would be tested.

Syllabus of SSC Combined Graudates Level Exam (Tier II) is

Paper I

Arithmetic Ability: This paper will include questions on problems relating to Number Systems, Computation of Whole Numbers, Decimals and Fractions and relationship between Numbers, Fundamental Arithmetical Operations, Percentage, Ratio and Proportion, Average, Interest, Pro􀃖t and Loss, Discount, Use of Table and Graphs, Mensuration, Time and Distance, Ratio and Time etc.

Paper II

English Language & Comprehsion: Questions in this components will be designed to test the candidate’s understanding and knowledge of English Language and will be based on error recognition, 􀃖ll in the blanks (using verbs, preposition, articles etc), Vocabulary, Spellings, Grammar, Sentence Structure, Synonyms, Antonyms, Sentence Completion, Phrases and Idiomatic use of Words, etc. There will be a question on passages and omprehension of passages also. (The standard of the questions will be of 10+2 level).

Paper III

Commerce/Mathematics/Statistics/Economics for Investigator Grade-II, for Ministry of Statistics & Programme Implementation and Compiler for Registrar General of India, Ministry of Home Affairs.


Probability, Probability Distributions, Binomial, Poisson, Normal, Exponential.

Compilation, classi􀃖cation, tabulation of Statistical Data, Graphical presentation of data.

Measures of central tendency, measures of dispersion, measures of association and contingency, scatter diagram, correlation coef􀃖cient,rank correlation coef􀃖cient and linear regression analysis ( for two or more variables ) excluding partial correlation coef􀃖cients.

Concept of Population, random sample, parameters, statistics, sampling distribution of x properties of estimators and estimation of con􀃖dence intervals.

Principles of sampling, simple random sampling, strati􀃖ed sampling, systematic sampling etc., Sampling and non-sampling errors, type-I and type-II errors.

Concepts of Hypothesis – Null and alternate, Testing of hypothesis for large samples as well as small samples including Chi-square tests (Z, t, F, c tests ).

Index Numbers, Time series analysis – components of variation and their estimation.

* Demand and Supply Analysis, including Laws and Interaction of Demand and Supply.
* Production Function and Laws of Returns.
* Commodity Pricing – Characteristics of various Market Forms and Price Determination under such Market Forms.
* Theory of Factor Pricing – Rent, Wage, Interest and Pro􀃖t.
* Theory of Employment – Classical and Neo-classical Approach.
* Keynesian Theory of Employment – Principles of Effective Demand. Meaning and Importance of Investment, Relation between Saving and Investment, Multiplier Effect and the process of Income Generation, Post Keynesian Development.
* Nature and Functions of Money, Value of Money, Fluctuations in the value of Money – In􀃗ation and De􀃗ation, Monetary Policy, Index Number.
* International Trade-Free Trade and Protection, Theories of International Trade.
* Foreign Exchange – Determination of the rate of Exchange – Purchasing Power Parity theory and Balance of Payment Theory.
* Public Finance – Nature. Scope and importance of Public Finance.
* Taxation – Meaning, Classi􀃖cation and Principles of Taxation, Incidence of Taxation.
* De􀃖cit Financing.
* Fiscal Policy.
* Statistical Investigation – Meaning and Planning of Investigation.
* Collection of data and editing of data.
* Types of sampling.
* Schedule and questionnaire.
* Presentation of data – classi􀃖cation, tabulation, etc.
* Measures of Central Tendency.
* National Income and Accounting – Estimation of National Income, Trends in National Income, Structural changes in the Indian Economy as seen in National Income Data.
* Agricultural sector – Agricultural Development during Plan Period, Rural Credit, Agricultural Price Policy, Rural Development Cooperation and Panchayati Raj.
* Industrial Policy and Industrial Development.
* Problems of Economic Development – Indian Planning – Objectives, Techniques and its evolution, Five Year Plans and Role of National Development Council.
* Profile of Human Resources – Population and Economic Development, Demographic Pro􀃖le of India, Nature of Population Problem – Poverty, Inequality, Unemployment Problem, Labour Problem, Population Control and Government Policy.
* New Economic Policy and Welfare Schemes.
* Indian Public Finance – Indian Revenue, Foreign Aid.
* Indian Banking and Currency system.

Algebra: Algebra of sets, relations and functions, Inverse of a function, equivalence relation.The system of complex numbers, De Moivere’s Theorem and its simple applications. Relation between roots and co-ef􀃖cients of a polynomial equation – Evaluation of symmetric function of roots of cubic and biquadratic equation.

Algebra of Matrices:Determinants, Simple properties of determinants, Multiplication of determinants of orders two and three, Singular and non-singular matrices. Inverse of a matrix, Rank of a matrix and application of matrices to the solution of linear equations ( in three unknowns ).

Convergence of sequences, and series, tests of convergence of series with positive terms, Ratio, Root and Gauss tests.

Analytic Geometry:Straight lines, Circles, System of circles, parabola, ellipse and hyperbola in standard form and their elementary properties, Classi􀃖cation of curves second degree.

Differential Equation:First order differential equation. Solution of Second and higher order linear differential equations with constant coef􀃖cients and simple applications.

Differential and Integral Calculus: Limit, continuity and differentiability of functions, successive differentiation, derivatives of standard functions, Rolle’s and Mean-value Theorems, Maclaurins and Taylor’s series (without proof) and their applications, Maxima and Minima of functions of one and two variables. Tangents and Normals, Curvature, Partial differentiation, Euler’s theorem for homogeneous function, Tracing of curves.

Standard methods of integration, Riemann’s de􀃖nition of de􀃖nite integral, fundamental theorem of integral calculus, quadrature, recti􀃖cation, volumes and surface area of solids of revolution.

Statistics: Frequency distributions, Measures of central tendency, measures of dispersion, Skewness and Kurtosis, Random variables and distribution function, Discrete distributions, Binomial and Poisson distribution, continuous distributions, Rectangular, Normal and Exponential distributions, Principles of least squares, correlation and regression, Random Sampling, random numbers, Sampling of attributes, Large Sample tests for mean and proportion, Tests of signi􀃖cance based on t, F and Chi-square distributions.


This paper will cover all the subjects of commerce ordinarily taught at the B.Com. or similar degree courses of Indian Universities. Speci􀃖cally, it will include the following subjects:

Accountancy: Conceptual framework, Income measurement, Final accounts, Accounting for partnership 􀃖rms, Hire-purchase accounting, Corporate accounting ( Issue, forfeiture and re-issue of shares ).

Business Organisation: Business objectives, Business environment, Business entrepreneurship ( including location, choice of form of business and growth strategies ),

Business operations including 􀃖nance, production, marketing and human resource development.

Management: Concept of management, Planning, Organising, Leading and Controlling.

Micro-economics: Price-mechanism, Theory of consumer behaviour, Elasticity of demand, Production function, Theory of costs, Market structures, Price-determination under perfect competition and monopoly.

Indian Economics: Issues involved in planning for economic development, Sectoral analysis of Indian economy including agriculture, industry and foreign trade.

Business Statistics:Analysis of Univariate data involving measurement of Central tendency and dispersion, correlation and regression analysis, index numbers, analysis of time-series, Theory of probability.

Business Law:Indian Contract Act, 1872, Sale of Goods Act, 1930, Partnership Act, 1932 and Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881.

Company Law:Kinds of companies, matters involving incorporation of company, shares and share capital and matters relating to issue and transfers of shares, members of a company, management of a company, meetings and resolutions, winding up of a company.

Cost accounting: Procedures involved in cost accounting, marginal costing, cost-volume pro􀃖t analysis, Budgetary control, Standard costing.

Auditing:Meaning and objects of auditing, Types of audit, Audit process.

Income Tax:Basic concepts, Residence and tax liability, heads of income.

Combined Graduate Level Exam Dates

SSC Graduate level exam (Tier I) is normally held in the month of May every year.

Combined Graduate Level Exam Fee

General/OBC candidates have to pay Rs.100 as exam fee and SC/ST candidates are exempted from the fee.

SSC CPO (S.I) Exam - Central Police Organisations

CPO (S.I) 2017 - Central Police organisation (Sub-Inspectors) Exam acronym as CPO(S.I) is conducted by SSC on National level to 􀃖ll required number of candidates to the post of Sub Inspectors in various Central Government Police Organisations like CRPF, ITBP, CBI, SSB, CISF, BSF and SI in Delhi Police etc. Due to its National level approach this test is taken by a large number of aspirants who wants to join these organisations on the priority basis.

SSC CPO (S.I) Exam Eligibility

Educational Quali􀃖cation : Graduation in any discipline from a recognized university and equivalent. Candidate who has appeared in the 􀃖nal year of degree exam and is awaiting the result is also eligible to take the exam.

Age : Aspiring candidats should be between 20 years to 25 years of age.

Nationality : Indian

Physical Standards
For Male Candidates:
Category Height Chest
Normal Expended
General 170cm 80cm 85cm
For candidates belonging to Hill areas of Garhwal, Kumaon, Himachal Pradesh, Gorkhas, Dogras, Marathas, Kashmir Valley, Leh & Ladakh regions of J&K, North-Eastern States and Sikkim 165cm 80cm 85cm
For all candidates belonging to Scheduled Tribes 162.5cm 77cm 82cm
For Female Candidates:
Category Height
General Candidates 157cm
For candidates belonging to Hill areas of Garhwal, Kumaon, Himachal Pradesh, Gorkhas, Dogras, Marathas, Kashmir Valley, Leh & Ladakh regions of J&K, North-Eastern States and Sikkim 155cm
For all candidates belonging to Scheduled Tribes 154cm

SSC CPO (S.I) Exam Syllabus

General Intelligence and Reasoning

It would include questions of both verbal and non verbal type. The test will include questions on analogies, similarities, and differences, space visualization problem solving analysis judgment, decision making visual memory discriminating observation, relationship concepts, arithmetical reasoning verbal and 􀃖gure classi􀃖cation arithmetical number series non-verbal series etc. The test will also include questions designed to test the candidates' ability to deal with abstract ideas and symbols and their relationships, arithmetical computations and other analytical functions.

General Knowledge and General Awareness

Questions will be aimed to test the candidate's general awareness of the environment around him and its application to society. Questions will also be designed to test knowledge of current events and of such matters of every day observation and experience in their scienti􀃖c aspects as may be expected of any educated person. The test will also include questions relating to India and its neighboring countries especially pertaining to History, Culture, Geography, economic scene, General polity and scienti􀃖c research.

Numerical Ability/Quantitative Aptitude

The questions will be designed to test the ability of appropriate use of numbers and number sense of the candidate. The scope of the test will be the computation of whole numbers, decimals and fractions and relationship between numbers, decimals and fractions, and relationships between numbers, It will test sense of order of magnitude, estimation or prediction for the solution to real life problems and knowledge of alternative computation procedure to 􀃖nd answers.

English Comprehension
Paper II English language and Comprehension
The candidates will be mainly tested in:

1. Simple and plain use of English Language and clarity of expression.
2. Effective Communication skill in English with due economy of words.

SSC CPO (S.I) Exam Pattern

The SSC CPO SI written exam consists of two papers:

Paper 1

Subject No. of Questions Maximum Marks Time Allowed
Part A General Intelligence and Reasoning 50 50 2 Hrs 10:00am to 12:00pm
Part B General Knowledge and General Awareness 50 50
Part C Quantative Aptitude 50 50
Part D English Comprehension 50 50

Paper 2

Subject No. of Questions Maximum Marks Duration and Timing
English Language and Comprehension 200 200 2 Hrs. 2:00pm to 4:00pm

Note:- Paper-II is evaluated for only those candidates who qualify in Paper- I (Objective type paper).

Physical Endurance Test After clearing Written Test Candidates need to clear Physical Ef􀃖ciency (Endurance) Test (PET) consisting of following components:

For Male candidates.

* 100 meters race in 16 seconds.
* 1.6 Kms race in 6.5 minutes.
* Long Jump : 3.65 metres in 3 chances.
* High Jump : 1.2 metres in 3 chances.
* Shot put ( 16 Lbs ) : 4.5 metres in 3 chances.

For Female Candidates.

* 100 metres race in 18 seconds.
* 800 metres race in 4 minutes.
* Long Jump : 2.7 metres ( 9 feet ) in 3 chances.
* High Jump : 0.9 metres ( 3 feet ) in 3 chances.

Personality Test/Interview : PET is followed by the last step ie Personality Test/Interview.


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