Staff Selection Commission conducts the written Exam for the recruitment to the posts of Constable (GD) in ITBPF, BSF, CISF, CRPF and SSB and Rifleman (GD) in Assam Rifles
Staff selection Commission official website: http://ssc.nic.in
The Tentative Schedule for Recruitment is:
PST/PET: February- March, 2013
Date of Written Examination: 12th May, 2013
Medical Examination: June-August, 2013
SSC Constables & Rifleman Selection Process:
The recruitment will comprise of
1. Physical Standards Test (PST)
2. Physical Efficiency Test (PET)
3. Written Examination
4. Medical Examination.
Constables (GD) in CAPFs & Rifleman (GD) in Assam Rifles Written Exam Pattern 2013:
Duration/ Time Allowed: 2 Hours (10.00 A.M. to 12.00 Noon)
The candidates qualifying in PST/PET will be called for a Written Examination. The Written examination will consist of only one objective type paper carrying 100 marks containing 100 questions from
1. General Intelligence & Reasoning
2. General Knowledge & General Awareness
3. Elementary Mathematics
Each Topic will contain 25 Questions carry 25 Marks.
Constables (GD) in CAPFs & Rifleman (GD) in Assam Rifles Written Test Syllabus 2013
The questions in all the above components will be of Matriculation level.
A. General Intelligence & Reasoning: Analytical aptitude and ability to observe and distinguish patterns will be tested through questions principally of non-verbal type. This component may include questions on analogies, similarities and differences, spatial visualization, spatial orientation, visual memory, discrimination, observation, relationship concepts, arithmetical reasoning and figural classification, arithmetic number series, non-verbal series, coding and decoding, etc.
B. General Knowledge and General Awareness: Questions in this component will be aimed at testing the candidates general awareness of the environment around him. Questions will also be designed to test knowledge of current events and of such matters of every day 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 sports, History, Culture, Geography, Economic Scene, General Polity, Indian Constitution, scientific Research etc. These Questions will be such that they do not require a special study of any discipline.
C. Elementary Mathematics: 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, Percentages, Ratio and Proportion, Averages, Interest, Profit and Loss, Discount, Mensuration, Time and Distance, Ratio and Time, Time and Work, etc.
D. English/Hindi: Candidates’ ability to understand basic English / Hindi , his basic comprehension would be tested