SSC Tax Assistant Examination - Syllabus

SSC Tax Assistant Exam 2008 Syllabus

Paper I-(Objective Type)

Part A: General English: 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 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 history, culture, geography,economic scene, general Polity, indian constitution, sports, literature, scientific research, bsics/fundamentals of computer, etc. these questions will be such that they do not require a special study of any discipline.

Paper-II -(Conventional):

Arithmetic: 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, use of Tables and Graphs, Mensuration, time and distance, time and Work, etc.