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Friday, January 28, 2011

SSC CPO SI Previous Year Model Practice Question Paper


1. In which State was the first non- Congress Government set up in Independent India?
(a) Punjab
(b) Bihar
(c) Maharashtra
(d) Kerala

2. Cheap money means
(a) low rates of interest
(b) low level of saving
(c) low level of income
(d) low level of standard of living

3. Under the rules of the IMR, each member is required to declare the par value of its legal tender money in terms of the US dollars and
(a) Silver
(b) Gold
(c) Pound Sterling
(d) Diamond

4. The Government takes ‘Ways and means advances’ from
(a) RBI
(b) IDBI
(c) SBI
(d) ICICI

5. Kisan Credit Card Scheme was introduced in
(a) 1991
(b) 1996
(c) 1998
(d) 2000

6. Compared to the rich the poor save
(a) a large part of their income
(b) an equal part of their income
(c) a smaller part of their income
(d) all of their incomes

7. One of the main factors that led to rapid expansion of Indian exports is
(a) imposition of import duties
(b) liberalization of the economy
(c) recession in other countries
(d) diversification of exports

8. When too much money is chasing too few goods, the situation is
(a) Deflation
(b) Inflation
(c) Recession
(d) Stagflation

9. With which crop has Green Revolution been associated?
(a) Rice
(b) Wheat
(c) Pulses
(d) Sugarcane

10. Who was the first Indian Governor-General of India ?
(a) B. R. Ambedkar
(b) C. Rajagopalachari
(c) Dr. Rajendra Prasad
(d) Dr. S. Radhakrishnan

11. A candidate, to become a member of the Rajya Sabha, should not be less than
(a) 21 years of age
(b) 25 years of age
(c) 30 years of age
(d) 32 years of age

12. Which Constitutional Amendment gave precedence to the Directive Principles of State Policy over Fundamental Rights?
(a) 42nd
(b) 44th
(c) 52nd
(d) 56th

13. Nov. 26, 1949 is a significant day in the history of our constitution because
(a) India took a pledge of complete independence on this day
(b) the Constitution was adopted on this day
(c) India became a Republic on the day
(d) the first amendment of the Constitution was passed on this day

14. Which of the following expressions does not figure in the Preamble to the India Constitutions?
(a) Sovereign Democratic Republic
(b) Socialist
(c) Secular
(d) Federal

15. Which one of the following Presidents of India served for two terms?
(a) S. Radhakrishnan
(b) Rajendra Prasad
(c) Zakir Hussain
(d) V. V. Giri

16. The maximum strength of the elected members of the House of the People (Lok Sabha) is
(a) 530
(b) 545
(c) 540
(d) 550

17. How many readings does a non-Money Bill have in each House of the Parliament?
(a) Two
(b) Three
(c) Four
(d) One

18. Money Bill can be introduced in the State Legislative Assembly with the prior permission of the
(a) Governor of the State
(b) Chief Minister of the State
(c) Speaker of Legislative Assembly
(d) Finance Minister of the State

19. The Prime Minister who was voted out of power by the Parliament was
(a) Indira Gandhi
(b) Morarji Desai
(c) V. P. Singh
(d) Chandrashekhar

20. The Union Parliament consists of
(a) the President of India
(b) the Council of States (Rajya Sabha)
(c) the House of the People (Lok Sabha)
(d) All of these

21. The Indian National Congress had passed the famous resolution on “Non-Cooperation” in 1920 as its session held at
(a) Lucknow
(b) Delhi
(c) Bombay
(d) Calcutta

22. Who is known as the ‘Grand Old Man of India’?
(a) Dadabhai Naoroji
(b) Gopal Krishan Gokhale
(c) Bal Gangadhar Tilak
(d) Surendranath Banerjee

23. Which of the following can be considered as the most useful and outstanding reforms made by Lord Curzon, especially in respect of the people living in the undivided province of Punjab?
(a) Educational Reforms
(b) Police Reforms
(c) Industrial Reforms
(d) Agricultural Reforms

24. Who among the following was sent as an Ambassasdor to the royal court of Jahangir by James I, the then King of England?
(a) John Hawkins
(b) William Todd
(c) Sir Thomas Roe
(d) Sir Walter Raleigh

25. ‘Dyarchy’ was introduced in the Government of India Act of
(a) 1909
(b) 1919
(c) 1935
(d) None of these



:: ANSWERS ::

1 (d), 2 (a), 3 (b), 4 (a), 5 (c), 6 (c), 7 (a), 8 (a), 9 (b), 10 (b), 11 (c), 12 (a), 13 (b), 14 (d), 15 (b), 16 (d), 17 (b), 18 (c), 19 (a), 20 (d), 21 (d), 22 (a), 23 (d), 24 (c), 25 (b)

Saturday, January 22, 2011

SSC RECRUITMENT EXAMINATIONS

RECRUITMENT OTHER THAN THROUGH OPEN COMPETITIVE
EXAMINATION (SELECTION)

The Commission also conducts examinations for various specialized posts as and when requisitions are received form the Central Government Departments. Since such posts are specialized, recruitment is through Interview, though the Commission reserves the right for screening. For other examinations like Stenographers, skill tests are held, after necessary screening.

Followings are some of the Examinations conducted under selection method of recruitment

Sl. No. Name of Examination

*Brief Essential Educational Qualification

**Age-limit as per crucial date
1. Senior Zoological Assistant
M.Sc.(Zoology)
18-30 Yrs.
2. Zoological Assistant

B.Sc. with Zoology

18-27 yrs.
3.
Junior Zoological Assistant
B.Sc
18-25 yrs.
4. Botanical Assistant Gr.II
B.Sc with Botany
18-25 yrs.
5.
Preservation Assistant
B.Sc with Botany
18-26 yrs.
6.
Section Officer (Horticulture)
B.Sc. with Horticulture/Agriculture
18-27 yrs.
7.
Senior Technical Assistant
B.Sc (Agri.) with M.Sc (Agronomy /Plant breedin and Genesis)
18-30 yrs.
8.
Taxidermist
Matriculation
18-30 yrs.
9.
Horticulture Assistant Gr.I
B.Sc. with Horticulture/Agriculture /Botany/Forestry
18-25 yrs.
10.
Library & Information Assistant (Language)
Graduate with Degree in Lib. Sc.
18-28 yrs.
11.
Library & Information Assistant (Display)
Bachelor Degree in Fine Arts
18-28 yrs.
12.
Library & Information Assistant

Bachelor Degree in Degree in Lib. Sc.

18-30 yrs.
13.
Sub-Editor
Graduate with Degree in Lib.Sc.
18-25 yrs.
14.
Senior Hindi Translator

M.A.(Hindi/Eng.) with B.A. (Eng./ Hindi)

18-25 yrs.
15.
Hindi Translator

M.A.(Hindi/Eng.) with B.A. (Eng./ Hindi)

18-28 yrs.
16.
Junior Hindi Translator

M.A.(Hindi/Eng.) with B.A. (Eng./ Hindi)

18-25 yrs.
17.
Economic Investigator Gr. I
Master Degree with Economics
18-25 yrs.
18.

Eco. Investigator Gr. II

Bachelor Degree with Economics
18-27 yrs.
19.
Legal Assistant
L.L.B.
18-30 yrs.
20.
Typist (Hindi/English)
Matriculation
18-27 yrs.
21.
Lower Division Clerk
Matriculation
18-27 yrs.
22.
Assistant Compiler
Matriculation
18-27 yrs.
23.

Stenographer Gr. III/ Gr.II/Gr.D

Matriculation

18-25 / 18-27 yrs.

24.
Library Clerk (Mending)
Matriculation with Cert. In Lib. Sc.
18-25 yrs.
25.
Draughtsman
Matriculation with Degree/Dip. In Civil Engineering/Fine Arts/ Draughtsmanship in Civil
18-27 yrs.
26.
Laboratory Assistant
Higher Secondary with Biology
18-27 yrs.
27.
Storekeeper
Higher Secondary
18-27 yrs.
28.
Computor
Matriculation
18-25 yrs.
29.
Photographer
Matriculation
18-30 yrs.
30.
Artist Gr.II
Matriculation with Dip. In Arts.
18- 26 yrs.
31.
Junior Account
Degree in Commerce
21-25 yrs

Note : I. * Candidate must have obtained essential educational qualification as on the crucial date as mentioned in the notice of the Examination.

Note : II. ** Age relaxation is admissible as per the notice of the Examination.

Disclaimer : The Essential Educational Qualifications and the Age-limits are as per the Recruitment Rules for the respective posts. Any change in this regard will be as per the requirement of the Indenting Departments and the Commission shall have no responsibility in this regard. It is further reiterated that the above examination are conducted as and when indents are received. Therefore candidates are requested to consult the notification in the Employment News / Rozgar Samachar for the details of the examinations..

SSC EASTERN REGION RECRUITMENT



STAFF SELECTION COMMISSION
(SSC)
(Eastern Region - ER)
234/4, A.J.C. Bose Road, Nizam Palace, 1st MSO Building,
8th Floor, Kolkata - 700020

Staff Selection Commission (SSC) Eastern Region (ER), Kolkata, invites application for the following posts in various Ministries/ Offices of the Government of India :

  1. Field Assistant : 02 posts, Pay Scale : Rs. 9300-34800 grade pay Rs.4200, Age : 18-25 years
  2. Sub-Editor (Bengali) : 01 post, Pay Scale : Rs. 5500-9000 (old grade), Age : 18 -25 years
  3. Preservation Assistant Gr.I : 03 posts, Pay Scale : Rs. 5200-20200 grade pay Rs.2800, Age : 26 years
  4. Botanical Assistant : 04 posts, Pay Scale : Rs. 9300-34800 grade pay Rs.4200, Age : 30 years
  5. Library Clerk (Repography) : 01 post, Pay Scale : Rs. 5200-20200 grade pay Rs.1900, Age : 18-25 years
  6. Scientific Assistant - I : 01 post, Pay Scale : Rs. 5200-20200 grade pay Rs.2800, Age : 18-25 years
  7. Junior Hindi Translator : 01 post, Pay Scale : Rs. 9300-34800 grade pay Rs.4200, Age : 27 years
  8. Fieldman : 02 posts, Pay Scale : Rs. 5200-20200 grade pay Rs. 1900, Age : 28 years

Fee Payable : Rs.50/- (No fee for Women/ SC/ST/PH and Ex-Servicemen) by means of Central Recruitment Fee Stamps (CRFS) only, available at head post office all over the country.

How to Apply : Application in prescribed format should be sent in an envelope superscribed with bold letters as "Application for the posts of .................... " on or before 14/02/2011 (21/02/2011 for candidates from far-flung areas) to Office of the Regional Director, Staff Selection Commission, (Eastern Region), 234/4, A.J.C. Bose Road, Nizam Palace, 1st MSO Building, 8th Floor, Kolkata - 700020.

For further details and application form, please view http://www.sscer.org/MATTER/English%20Advertisement_.pdf and corrigendum is available at http://www.sscer.org/MATTER/English%20Corrigendum7.pdf

Friday, January 21, 2011

SSC WESTERN REGION RECRUITMENT

STAFF SELECTION COMMISSION (SSC)
(Western Region - WR)
1ST Floor, South Wing, Pratistha Bhavan, 101, MK Road, Mumbai - 400020
Staff Selection Commission (SSC) Western Region (WR), Mumbai, invite application for the following posts in various Ministries/ Offices of the Government of India :

  1. Technical Officer-I : 03 posts, Pay Scale : Rs. 5200-20200 grade pay Rs. 2000, Age : 18-27 years
  2. Senior Research Assistant : 01 post, Pay Scale : Rs. 9300-34800 grade pay Rs. 4200, Age : 20 -27 years
  3. Technical Officer : 05 posts, Pay Scale : Rs. 9300-34800 grade pay Rs. 4200, Age : 28 years
  4. Senior Library Information Assistant : 04 posts, Pay Scale : Rs. 9300-34800 grade pay Rs. 4200, Age : 18-27 years
  5. Laboratory Assistant : 01 post, Pay Scale : Rs. 9300-34800 grade pay Rs. 4200, Age : 18-27 years
  6. Junior Cartographic Assistant : 01 post, Pay Scale : Rs. 5200-20200 grade pay Rs. 2800, Age : 18-25 years
  7. Field Assistant : 01 post, Pay Scale : Rs. 5200-20200 grade pay Rs. 4200, Age : 18-27 years
  8. Deputy Ranger : 01 post, Pay Scale : Rs. 5200-20200 grade pay Rs. 2400, Age : 28 years
  9. Senior Radio Technician : 08 posts, Pay Scale : Rs. 9300-34800 grade pay Rs. 4200, Age : 30 years
  10. Assistant Examiner : 01 post, Pay Scale : Rs. 9300-34800 grade pay Rs. 4200, Age : 21-30 years

Fee Payable : Rs. 50/- (No fee for Women/ SC/ST/PH and Ex-Servicemen) by means of Central Recruitment Fee Stamps (CRFS) only, available at head post office all over the country.

How to Apply : Application in prescribed format should be sent in an envelope superscribed with bold letters as "Application for the posts of .................... " on or before 12/02/2011 (19/02/2011 for candidates from far-flung areas) to Office of the Regional Director, Staff Selection Commission, (Western Region) 1ST Floor, Pratishtha Bhavan, 101, MK Road, Mumbai - 400020.

For further details and application form, please view http://www.sscwr.org/upload/selection-posts/wreng_2011-01-17.pdf

Monday, January 3, 2011

SSC JUNIOR ENGINEER (CIVIL & ELECTRICAL) RECRUITMENT 2011

Staff Selection Commission (SSC)

Junior Engineers (Civil & Electrical) Examination, 2010

Staff Selection Commission (SSC) will hold on Sunday, the 27/03/2011 an open compettitive examination for recruitment to the post of Junior Engineers (Civil & Electrical) in CPWD, MES etc. and Junior Engineer (Civil) in the pay scale of Rs. 9300-34800 grade pay Rs.4200/-.
  1. Vacancies : No. of vacancies for the post of Junior Engineer (Civil & Elect) will be determined in due course.
  2. Age Limit : 18-27 years as on 31/01/2011. Relaxation as per Govt. rules.
  3. Educational Qualification : Diploma in Civil or Electrical or Mechanical Engineering from an institution recognized by Govt. of India or equivalent qualification.
Fee : Rs. 100/- in the form of Central Recruitment Fee Stamps. No fee for SC/ST/PH/Women and Ex-servicemen candidates.


Closing Date : The last date for receipt of application in the commission will be 31/01/2011. For those candidates who are living in remote areas, the last date will be 07/02/2011.

Cantre of Examination and Address to which Applications should be sent : The applications should be addressed to the Regional Office of the SSC as listed here;
  1. Delhi, Jaipur, Dehradun : Regional Director (NR), SSC, 5th Floor, Block No.12, CGO Complex, Lodhi Raod, New Delhi-110504
  2. Hyderabad, Vishakhapatnam, Rajmundry, Guntur, Chennai, Coimbatore, Madurai, Pondicherry, Tirunevelli : Regional Director (SR), SSC, E.V.K. Sampath College Raod, Chennai-600006
  3. Kolkata, Port Blair, Gangatok, Jalpaiguri, Bhubaneswar, Sambalpur, Ranchi : Regional Director (ER), SSC, 5, Esplanade Row West, Old Assembly Building, Ground Floor, Kolkata-700001
  4. Mumbai, Nagpur, Panji, Ahmedabad : Regional Director (WR), SSC, Army & Navy Building, 1st Floor, South Wing, Pratishtha Bhawan, Old CGO Complex, 101, M.K. Road, Mumbai-400020
  5. Allahabad, Patna, Lucknow: Regional Director (CR), SSC, 8-AB, Beli Raod, Allahabad-211002
  6. Guwahati (Dispur), Itanagar, Imphal, Shillong, Aizwal, Kohima & Agartala : Regional Director (NER), SSC, Rukmini Nagar, P.O. Assam, Sachivalaya, Guwahati-781006
  7. Bangalore, Thiruvananthapuram, Kochi : Regional Director (KKR), SSC, 1st Floor, 2nd Block, 'E' Wing, Koramangala, Bangalore-560034
  8. Raipur, Bhopal, Gwalior, Bilaspur, Indore, Jabalpur : Dy. Director (MPR), SSC, 'Nishant Villa', F.Jalvihar Colony, Raipur-492001
  9. Chandigarh, Shimla, Jammu, Srinagar: Dy. Director (NWR), SSC, Block No.3, Ground Floor, Kendriya Sadan, Sector-9, Chandigarh-160017
Candidates can also apply online at http://ssconline.nic.in/ upto 31/01/2011.


For further details, please view http://ssc.nic.in/whats%20new%20html/latest_news/JE_Notice-2011.pdf, application form is available at http://ssc.nic.in/whats%20new%20html/latest_news/JE_FORM_2011.pdf and view syllabus at http://ssc.nic.in/whats%20new%20html/latest_news/Syllabus_JE.pdf



SSC JUNIOR ENGINEERS RECRUITMENT

Staff Selection Commission (SSC)

Recruitment of Junior Engineers (Civil & Mechanical) in Central Water Commission & Junior Engineers (Electrical) in Department of Posts

Staff Selection Commission is making all India Selection for the post of Junior Engineers (Civil & Mechanical ) in Central Water Commission (CWC) and Junior Engineer (Electrical) in Department of Posts
  1. Vacancies : 142 posts (Civil-99 and Mechanical-43) in CWC and 18 posts in Department of Posts (Electrical-18).
  2. Age Limit : 18-27 years. Relaxation as per Govt. rules.
  3. Educational Qualification : Diploma in Civil or Electrical or Mechanical Engineering from an institution recognized by Govt. of India or equivalent qualification.
Fee : Rs. 100/- in the form of Central Recruitment Fee Stamps. No fee for SC/ST/PH/Women and Ex-servicemen candidates.

How to Apply : Application in the prescribed format should be sent to The Regional Director (KKR)
Staff Selection Commission, 1st Floor, `E‘ Wing, Kendriya Sadan, Koramangala, Bangalore-560034
on or before 31/01/2011.


For further details, please view http://ssc.nic.in/whats%20new%20html/latest_news/NOTICE_CWC.pdf, application form is available at http://ssc.nic.in/whats%20new%20html/latest_news/FORM_CWC.pdf and view syllabus at

Saturday, January 1, 2011

SSC Multi Tasking (Non-Technical) Staff 2011 Exam Syllabus

Staff Selection Commission (SSC) will hold a Common Examination for Recruitment to the post of Multi Tasking (Non-Technical) Staff 2011 in different States and Union Territories.

Date of Exam:

February 27, 2011

Syllabus of Written Exam:

Time Allowed (General Candidates): 2 Hours

Time Allowed (Visually Handicapped): 2 Hours 20 mins

Question Paper: Objective Type

Negative Marking: 0.25 marks for each wrong answer

Topics:

Questions on General Intelligence and Reasoning will be non-verbal considering the functions attached to the post. Questions on Numerical Aptitude and General English will be simple, of a level that an average matriculate will be in a position to answer comfortably. Questions on General Awareness will be also of similar standard.

I. General Intelligence & Reasoning (25 Qs, 25 Marks)

It would include questions of non-verbal type. The test will include questions on similarities and differences, space visualization, problem solving, analysis, judgement, decision making, visual memory, discriminating observation, relationship concepts, figure classification, arithmetical number series, non-verbal series etc. The test will also include questions designed to test the candidate’s abilities to deal with abstract ideas and symbols and their relationship, arithmetical computation and other analytical functions.

II. Numerical Aptitude (25 Qs, 25 Marks)

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, Ratio and Time, Time and Work, etc.

III. General English (50 Qs, 50 Marks)

Candidates' understanding the Basics of English Language, its vocabulary, grammar, sentence structure, synonyms, antonyms and its correct usage, etc. his/her writing ability would be tested.

IV. General Awareness (50 Qs, 50 Marks)

Questions will be designed to test the ability of 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 aspects as may be expected of an educated person. The test will also include questions relating to India and its neighbouring countries especially pertaining to Sports, History, Culture, Geography, Economic scene, General Polity including Indian Constitution, and Scientific Research etc. These questions will be such that they do not require a special study of any discipline.

NOTE: For VH candidates of 40% and above visual disability and opting for SCRIBE there will be no component of Maps/Graphs/Diagrams/Statistical Data in the General Intelligence & Reasoning / General Awareness Paper.