SSC Section Officer (Audit) Exam - Examination Scheme

SSC Section Officers (Audit) Exam 2008 - Examination Scheme

A. Part-I

Written Examination: The written examination will be conducted on 30.11.2008. The test will consist of two papers as under:

Paper-ISubjectMaximum MarksTime Allowed
Objective TypePart A English Language
Part B General Awareness
2 hours (10.00A.M. to 12.00 Noon)
Total Marks200 
Paper-II (Conventional Type)Arithmetic1002 hours (2.00 P.M. to 4.00 P.M.)

B. Part-II

Interview 100 Marks

Only those candidates who secure in the written examination the minimum qualifying marks as may be fixed by the Commission at their discretion, will be eligible to appear at the Interview. The Interview will be held at the Commission’s Regional Offices or other Centres as may be decided by the Commission. SC/ST candidates called for Interview will be paid TA as per Govt. Order. However, no TA is payable to any candidate for appearing in the written examination.

Note-I: Paper-I will consist of objective type questions only. The question papers (Test Booklets) for Part B of Paper I (General Awareness) and Paper II (Arithmetic) will be set both in English & Hindi and candidate will have the option to write their answers for Paper-II either in English or 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: Answer Sheets of Paper-II, i.e., Arithmetic, will be evaluated of only those candidates who secure the minimum qualifying standards in Paper-I.

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

Note-V: Candidates are not permitted to use calculators for answering objective type papers . They should not, therefore, bring the same inside the Examination Hall.

SSC Syllabus for the S.O.(Audit) Examination, 2008

Paper I (Objective Type)

Part A: English Language: Questions in this component will be designed to test the candidate’s understanding and knowledge of English Language and will be based on error recognition, fill 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 close passages and comprehension of passages also. The standard of the questions will be only of 10+2 level.

Part B: General Awareness: Questions in this component 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 observation and experience in their scientific aspect as may be expected of an educated person. The test will also include questions pertaining to Sports, History, Culture, Geography, Economic Scene, General Polity, Scientific Research, etc. These questions will be such that they do not require a special study of any discipline.

Paper-II ( Conventional ) :

Arithmetic: This part 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, use of Table and Graph, Mensuration, Time and Distance, Ratio and Time, etc.