SSC 10+2 LEVEL EXAMINATION
SSC holds 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. The Examination comprises of a Written Objective Type Examination followed by Data Entry Skill Test / Typing Test'
The posts of LDC in Group-X, are expected to be located in the following offices/Services:
(A) ARMED FORCES HEADQUARTERS’CLERICAL SERVICE LOWER DIVISION GRADE
(B) ELECTION COMMISSION OF INDIA
(C) INTELLIGENCE BUREAU16
(D) COAST GUARD, NEW DELHI
(E) INDIAN FOREIGN SERVICE(B) GRADE IV
(F) CENTRAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION
(G) CONTROLLER GENERAL OF ACCOUNTS
(H) MINISTRY OF PARLIAMENTARY AFFAIRS
(I) PRESIDENT’S SECRETARIAT
(J) CENTRAL VIGILANCE COMMISSION
(K) ANY OTHER DEPARTMENT/OFFICE NOT MENTIONED ABOVE
The posts of LDC/Others are expected to be in Subordinate Offices of Govt. of India located all over India, Offices of the Controller and Auditor General of India, Accountant General (Audit), Accountant General (Accounts & Estt.), Controller General of Defence Accounts & Any other Office/ Organisation not mentioned above
General Intelligence and Reasoning
The syllabus is broadly the same as Combined Graduate Level (CGL) Examination, however, the depth and extent of the questions is limited as compared to CGL
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 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.
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.
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 its discretion, will be called for skill test. The Commission may also at its discretion, fix qualifying marks in each component of the written examination.
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. The choice of language in the application will be final and no change will be allowed.
Typing Test will be administered on the Computer, to be provided by the Commission or any agency authorized by the Commission will be of qualifying in nature.
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.
The speed will be adjudged on the accuracy of typing on the Computer of a given text passage in 10 minutes. Visually Handicapped candidates (with 40% disability and above) will be allowed 30 minutes.
Passage Dictators will be provided to each of VH candidates for the Typewriting test. The Passage Dictators will read out the passage to the VH candidates within the allotted time period.