Exam Syllabus: SSC Constables (GD) in CAPFs, NIA & SSF & Rifleman
Staff Selection Commission: Constables (GD) in CAPFs, NIA & SSF & Rifleman (GD) in Assam Rifles Exam
Detailed Syllabus of Written Examination
The Commission will conduct written examination of candidates qualified in PST/PET in both online and off-line mode. The candidates will have to opt for On-line or Off-line mode of Examination in the application form. Though the Commission will endeavour to accommodate the candidates in centres opted by him / her, it may combine the centres or divert the candidates to other centres, depending on administrative convenience.
The written examination will consist of one objective type paper containing 100 questions carrying 100 marks, with the following composition:
|Subject||Number of Questions||Maximum Marks||Duration/Time Allowed|
|Part A||General Intelligence and Reasoning||25||25||
|Part B||General Knowledge and General Awareness||25||25|
|Part C||Elementary Mathematics||25||25|
All questions will be of Objective Multiple Choice Type.
For Off-line Examination, Questions will be set bilingually in Hindi and English/ Trilingually in English and Hindi/Kashmiri (Urdu Script for J&K), Marathi (Maharashtra), Gujarati (Gujarat), Malayalam (Kerala), Kannada (Karnataka), Telegu (Andhra Pradesh), Tamil (Tamil Nadu), Oriya (Odisha), Bengali (West Bengal and Tripura), Punjabi (Gurmukhi script for Punjab), Assamese (Assam & Arunachal Pradesh), Manipuri (Manipur) and Mizo (Mizoram). Accordingly the paper can be answered in any of these languages in Parts A, B and C. Candidates are required to attempt either Hindi or English section of Part D of the question paper.
- Please note that Online Examination Questions will be in English and Hindi only.
Syllabus for the Written Examination will be
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
similarities and differences, spatial visualization, spatial orientation, visual memory, discrimination, observation, relationship concepts, arithmetical reasoning and figural xclassification, 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.
NOTE: The questions in all the above components will be of Matriculation level.
Courtesy: Staff Selection Commission