SSC Tax Assistant Examination - Examination Scheme

SSC Tax Assistant Examination 2008 Examination Scheme

(A) Scheme of Examination:

The examination will be conducted in two stages / parts:

Part – I: Written Exam (300 marks)

Part – II: Skill Test (Qualifying)

Part-I: Written Examination

The written examination will be conducted on 14.12.2008 and will consist of two papers as under:-

Paper ISubjectMaximum marksDuration & Timings for General candidatesDuration & Timings for VH candidates
Objective type, Multiple Choice (OMR Answer Sheets will be provided for this paper)Part A General English Part B General Awareness100
2 Hours [10.00 A.M. to 10.00 AM to 12.00 Noon]2 Hours 20 Minits 10.00 AM to 12.20 PM
Paper II Conventional typeArithmetic100 2 Hours [2.00 P.M. to 2.00 PM to 4.00 P.M.] 2 Hours 40 Min. 4.40 PM

Note-I: Paper-I will consist of objective type multiple choice questions only. The question papers (Test Booklets) for Part B of Paper I (General Awareness) and Paper II (Arithmetic) will be set in both languages -English and Hindi and candidates will have option to write their answers either in Hind or in English.

Note-II: In the question papers, the metric system of weight and measures only will be used in question involving numerals.

Note-III: Candidates are not permitted to use calculators or any mechanical/electric or electronic device including Mobile Phones for answering any paper. They should not, therefore, bring them inside the Examination Hall. Possession thereof, whether in use or not, may be termed as ‘using unfair means in the Examination’.

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

Note-V: There will be different set of Questions for the papers-II on arithmetic for visually handicapped (VH) candidates which shall not have any component of map/graphs/statistical Data/Diagrams/Figures/Geometrical problems/Pie-chart etc. however, components of Paper-I for VH candidates will be the same as that for general candidates.

Note-VI: VH candidates shall be allowed to bring their own tailor frame an braille slate with Paper for solving arithmetical problems.

16(B): Part-II: Sklll Test:

Data entry speed of 8,000 (eight thousands) key depression per hour on computer (appropriate to the text)

The speed of 8000 key depressions per hour on Computer’ will be adjudged on the basis of the correct entry of all the key depressions in computer as per the given text passage and the duration of the said Test will be 15(Fifteen) minutes and printed passage of running text matter in English containing about 2000-2200 strokes/key-depressions would be given to each candidate who would enter the same in the Computer.

This “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.

Note-I: The Skill test will be conducted by an agency duly authorised by the commission for the purpose, under the supervision, direction and control of the commission.

Note-II: Only those candidates who secure at least the minimum qualifying marks in the written examination as may be fixed by the Commission at their discretion, will be eligible to appear in the Skill Test. The SKILL TEST will be held at the Commission’s Regional Offices or other Centres as may be decided by the Commission.

Note-III: Exemption in the Skill Test for PH candidates is subject to Government policy in force.

Note-IV: Detailed instructions regarding Skill Test would be sent by the Regional Office of the Commission to those candidates only who are declared to have qualified Part-I (written examination) Examination and are also found otherwise eligible for appearing at such Skill Test.

No TA is payable to any candidate for appearing in the written examination/Skill Test.

Note-V: 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 and Ex-serviceman etc. The candidates applying for the

Eamination 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 skill test) will be purely Proviosnal, subject to their satisfying the prescribed eligibility conditions.

If on verification at any time before or after the written examination and Skill 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-VI: 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 skill 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

  1. 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
  2. All original certificates will be checked at the time of Skill Test and their candidature is subject to result of such scrutiny.

Canvassing in any form will disqualify the candidates.