SSC Commercial Audit Examination Exam Scheme

SSC Section Officer (SO) Commercial Audit Examination Scheme 2009

16. Scheme of Examination and Syllabus:

Scheme of Examination

The examination will consist of two stages/parts viz.

Part-I Written Examination carrying 400 marks, and

Part-II Personality Test (Interview) carrying maximum of 100 marks.

Part-I: Written Examination

The written examination will be conducted on 14.06.2009 (Sunday) and will consist of two papers as per details given under:

 Subject Maximum MarksDuration/Time
Paper I
Objective type, Multiple
Choice Questions (200)
(OMR Answer Sheets)
will be provided
for this purpose
(a) General Awareness
(b) Arithmetical Ability
(c) English


2 hours
(10.00 A.M. to
12.00 Noon)
Paper II
Conventional Type
Commerce2002 hours
(2.00 P.M. to
4.00 P.M. )

Note-I : Paper I will be consist of objective type multiple choice questions only. The question papers (Test Booklets) for (a) General Awareness as well as (b) Arithmetical Ability will be set in both the languages - English & Hindi.

Note-II: Candidates must write the papers in their own hand. In no circumstances, will they be allowed the help of a scribe to write the answers for them.

Note-III: In the question papers, wherever necessary, in question involving numerals, the Metric system of weight and measures only be set.

Note-IV: Candidates are not permitted to use calculators or any mechanical/electric or electronic device for answering any paper (Test Booklets). They should not, therefore, bring the same inside the Examination Hall. Possession thereof, whether in use or not, may be termed as ‘using unfair means in the Examination’.

Note-V: Paper II (Conventional Paper) will be evaluated in respect of only those candidates who qualify in Paper I (Objective Type Paper) at the standard, which may be decided by the Commission at its discretion.

PART-II Personality Test (INTERVIEW):

The personality test will carry maximum of 100 marks.

The Interview / personality test is structured in such a manner that the candidates’ interests, knowledge, various traits, aptitude, suitability, etc. are probed, among other things, through academic qualifications, extra-curricular activities, general awareness/ knowledge, depth of knowledge of the subject studied (10+2 onwards), communicative skill and personality etc.

Note-I: Only those candidates who secure in the written examination the minimum qualifying marks in Part-I, as may be fixed by the Commission at their discretion, will be eligible to be called for personality test.

Provided that candidates belonging to Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes, OBC and PH categories may be called for the Personality test/Interview by the Commission 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 personality test on the basis of general standard in order to fill up the vacancies reserved for these categories (i.e. SC, ST, PH and OBC).

Note-II: Central Government civilian employees must furnish "No Objection Certificate" from their Employer/Office at the time of the Interview/Personality test that in the event of their final selection for the relevant posts through the Commission’s examination, they would be relieved by the Office for joining the new post/service else their candidature will be cancelled The Interview will be held at the Commission's Regional Offices or other centers as may be decided by the Commission.

SC/ST candidates called for interview will be paid TA as per Govt. Orders. However no TA is payable to any candidate for appearing in the written examination.

Canvassing in any form will disqualify the candidate.

Note-II:Candidates are required to submit alongwith their applications attested certificate(s) in support of their claims regarding age, educational qualifications, Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe/Other Backward Classes/PH and Ex-Serviceman etc. The candidates applying for the examination should ensure that they fulfill all the eligibility conditions for admission to the examination. Their admission at all the stages of examination for which they are admitted by the Commission (written examination and interview test) will be purely PROVISIONAL, subject to their satisfying the prescribed eligibility conditions. If on verification at any time before or after the written examination and interview test, it is found that they do not fulfill any of the eligibility conditions, their candidature for the examination will be cancelled by the Commission.

Note III: Candidates have the option to submit either self attested/self certified photocopies of various documents or to submit photocopies of various documents duly attested by a Gazetted Officer as per extant procedure alongwith the application form. However, the original documents/certificates will be verified at the time of Personality Test and their candidature will be subject to result of such scrutiny. While exercising the facility of self-attestation of various documents, the candidates are warned that:

(a) any wrong attestations so as to mislead the Commission or to gain access to our Examinations, would lead to criminal/debar action against the candidates, besides cancellation of their candidatures; and

(b) All original certificates will be checked at the time of Personality Test, as The case may be and their candidature is subject to result of such scrutiny.