May 05, 2018

Staff Selection Commission has released SSC CGL 2018 notification.

Staff Selection Commission Combined Graduate Level Examination 2018 notification released


Staff Selection Commission has released SSC CGL 2018 notification.

Staff Selection Commission Combined Graduate Level Examination 2008 notification released

Dates:


  • Last date to apply- 4th June 2018
  • Tier 1 examination - 25th July to 28 August 2018
  • The dates of the Tier 2 and tier 3 and tier 4 exams is not yet notified.

Scheme of the examination:

Tier 1 and Tier 2 are Computer Based examinations. While tier 3 is a pen and paper exam that is descriptive paper entire for his computer proficiency test / skill test / verification of documents.

Scheme of the Tier 1 examination:


  1. General Intelligence and reasoning - 25 questions - 50 marks
  2. General awareness - 25 questions - 50 marks
  3. Quantitative aptitude - 25 questions - 50 marks
  4. English comprehension - 25 questions - 50 marks

The time allowed for Tier 1 examination is 60 minutes. There will be no sectional timing.


Scheme of the Tier 2 examination:


  1. Paper 1: Quantitative abilities - 100 questions - 200 marks
  2. Paper 2: English language and comprehension - 200 questions - 200 marks
  3. Paper 3: Statistics - 100 questions - 200 marks
  4. Paper 4: General studies( finance and economics) - 100 questions - 200 marks

In Tier 2 examination each paper will be given 120 minutes.

Negative marking:


  1. Tier 1: 0.50 marks for each wrong answer
  2. Tier 2:
    1. Paper 2: 0.25 marks for each wrong answer
    2. Paper 1, Paper 3 and paper 4: 0.50 marks for each wrong answer

In Tier 2 paper 1 and Paper 2 are compulsory for all the post. Paper 3 will be for only those candidates who apply for the post of junior Statistical Officer. And paper 4 will be for only those candidates who applied for the post of assistant audit officer / assistant Accounts Officer.

Scheme of tier 3 examination:

Tier 3: Pen and paper mode- descriptive paper in English or Hindi - hundred marks - 60 minutes
It includes writing of essay / precis / letter / application

Syllabus of Tier 1 examination

General Intelligence and reasoning:

  • Analogy
  • Semantic analogy
  • Symbolic / number analogy
  • Figure analogy
  • Classification
  • Semantic classification
  • Symbolic / number classification
  • Figure classification
  • Series
  • Semantic series
  • Number series
  • Figure series
  • Problem solving
  • Word building
  • Coding and decoding
  • Numerical operations
  • Symbolic operations
  • Trends
  • Space orientation
  • Space visualisation
  • Venn diagrams
  • Drawing inferences
  • Punched hole / pattern folding and unfolding
  • Figure pattern - folding and completion
  • Indexing
  • Address matching
  • Date and city matching
  • Classification of centre codes / roll numbers
  • Small and capital letters / number coding
  • Decoding and classification
  • Embedded figures
  • Critical thinking
  • Emotional intelligence
  • Social intelligence

General awareness → Click here for GA practice sets

  • Current affairs
  • History and culture
  • Geography
  • Economic scene
  • General policy
  • Scientific research

Quantitative aptitude:

  • Whole numbers, decimals, fractions and relationships between numbers
  • Percentages
  • Ratios and proportions
  • Square roots
  • Averages
  • Interest
  • Profit, loss and discount
  • Partnership business
  • Mixture and alligation
  • Time and distance
  • Time and work
  • Basic algebra
  • Elementary surds
  • Graphs of linear equations
  • Triangle and its various kinds of centres
  • Congruence and similarity of triangles
  • Circle and its chords
  • Tangents
  • Angle subtended by chords of a circle
  • Tangents to two or more circles
  • Quadrilaterals
  • Regular polygons
  • Circle
  • Right prism
  • Right circular cone
  • Right circular cylinder
  • Sphere
  • Hemisphere
  • Rectangular parallelepiped
  • Regular right pyramid with triangular or square base
  • Trigonometric ratio
  • Degree and Radian measures
  • Standard identities
  • Complementary angles
  • Heights and distances
  • Histogram
  • Frequency polygon
  • Bar diagram
  • Pie chart

English Language and Comprehension:

  • Error detection
  • Reading comprehension
  • Synonyms and antonyms
  • Jumbled sentences
  • Direct and indirect speech
  • Active and passive voice
  • Correction of sentences
  • Fill in the blanks

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General awareness for RBI grade B officers exam 2018

General awareness for RBI grade B officers exam

General awareness for RBI grade B officers exam 2018

  1. Where was the 8 Summit of the Americas held in the April 2018?
    1. Havana, Cuba
    2. Lima, Peru
    3. Quinto, Ecuador
    4. Managua, Nicaragua
    5. Bogota, Colombia
  2. What is the India's rank in the Global entrepreneurship index of 2018?
    1. Hundred
    2. 89
    3. 68
    4. 73
    5. 78
  3. William Gass, and American novelist passed away in December 2017. He was the author of-
    1. The last Nazi
    2. The Hungarian
    3. The tunnel
    4. Trading lives
    5. None of these
  4. Which country's parliament voted describe presidential age limit in December 2017?
    1. Kenya
    2. Zambia
    3. Uganda
    4. Zimbabwe
    5. None of these
  5. Which country has signed an agreement to build a nuclear power plant in Sudan?
    1. Spain
    2. Mexico
    3. USA
    4. Russia
    5. Argentina
  6. India's flag bearer at the closing ceremony of the 21st Commonwealth Games on April 15, 2018?
    1. PV Sindhu
    2. Saina Nehwal
    3. Mary Kom
    4. Manika Batra
    5. Vinesh Phogat
  7. Identify the mismatch repair: Country - president
    1. Brazil - michel temer
    2. Argentina- mauricio macri
    3. Columbia - Juan Manuel santos
    4. Mexico - enrique pena nieto
    5. Chile - michelle bachelet
  8. The kids rights Foundation is an international organisation that is based in which of the following cities?
    1. Geneva, Switzerland
    2. Paris, France
    3. London, UK
    4. Amsterdam, Netherlands
    5. None of these
  9. Russia has announced plans to expand its novel facility in Tartus, a city in -
    1. Iran
    2. Turkey
    3. Iraq
    4. Israel
    5. Syria
  10. The World Health Organisation declared which of the following is a polio free country in December 2017?
    1. Pakistan
    2. Afghanistan
    3. Gaben
    4. Somalia
    5. None of these
  11. Who became the new president of Cuba on April 19, 2018?
    1. Ramiro Valdes Menendez
    2. Miguel Diaz - Canel
    3. Salvador Valdes Mesa
    4. Jose Ramon Machado
    5. Salvador Pardo Cruz
  12. The United Nations declared which of the following days as the international translation day?
    1. September 30
    2. October 30
    3. November 30
    4. December 30
    5. None of these
  13. Where is the centre for DNA fingerprinting and Diagnostics located?
    1. Pune
    2. Hyderabad
    3. Lucknow
    4. Mumbai
    5. Kanpur
  14. Futsal is a variant of football. What is the number of players in a futsal team?
    1. 6
    2. 7
    3. 11
    4. 5
    5. 9
  15. G5 Sahil is a security alliance in West Africa. It is headquartered in which of the following countries?
    1. Burkina faso
    2. Chad
    3. Mali
    4. Mauritania 
    5. Niger
  16. Who was sworn in as the new President of Peru on March 23rd 2018?
    1. Kenzie fujimori
    2. Mercedes araoz
    3. Fernando zavala
    4. Martin Vizcarra
    5. Ollanta Humala
  17. Salil Parekh took over as the CEO and MD of which of the following IT companies in January 2018?
    1. TCS
    2. Infosys
    3. Wipro
    4. HCL
    5. None of these
  18. The world Meteorological organisation is headquartered in which of the following cities?
    1. Geneva
    2. London
    3. Zurich
    4. Vienna
    5. None of these
  19. Which state government will provide an amount of Rupees 1500 per month to each transgender above 18 years of age towards social security pension?
    1. Assam
    2. Odisha
    3. Andhra Pradesh
    4. Uttar Pradesh
    5. Himachal Pradesh
  20. Which Indian cricketer launched the power of sports to shape the future of adolescence campaign in December 2017?
    1. Mahendra Singh Dhoni
    2. Virat Kohli
    3. Yuvraj Singh
    4. Ravichandran Ashwin
    5. Gautam Gambhir
  21. Which of the following teams won the Ranji Trophy cricket tournament in January 2018?
    1. Delhi
    2. Mumbai
    3. Saurashtra
    4. Vidarbha
    5. Uttar Pradesh
  22. Who was appointed as the chairman of Air India in December 2017?
    1. Rahul Singh
    2. Pradeep Singh kharola
    3. Anand Prakash
    4. Sunil Kumar Chaurasia
    5. None of these
  23. Who among the following is not a Governor of any Indian state?
    1. Najma heptulla
    2. Ganga Prasad
    3. Satyapal Malik
    4. Acharya Dev Vrat
    5. Ajit doval
  24. Who was reappointed as chairman of the public broadcaster Prasar Bharati in 2017 December?
    1. Sarvesh Tiwari
    2. Deepak Parekh
    3. A Surya Prakash
    4. Vineet Arora
    5. None of these
  25. Which country became the 42nd member of the wassenaar agreement in December 2017?
    1. China
    2. Pakistan
    3. Iran
    4. Japan
    5. India
  26. Ellie Goulding became United Nations environment Global goodwill ambassador in December 2017. She is a singer and songwriter from-
    1. USA
    2. Canada
    3. Columbia
    4. England
    5. None of these
  27. Mount Hope is grown the highest peak in which of the following countries?
    1. UK
    2. Australia
    3. USA
    4. New Zealand
    5. None of these
  28. Who became the first Indian to win an international medal in skiing in January 2018?
    1. Neha Ahuja
    2. Hiralal
    3. Anchal Thakur
    4. Bahadur Gupta
    5. Himanshu Thakur
  29. World humanitarian day is observed every year on?
    1. December 10
    2. October 24th
    3. August 19
    4. December 3rd
    5. April 22nd
  30. Which city hosted the one planet Summit, a major climate change meeting on December 12 2017?
    1. Lima
    2. Suva
    3. Paris
    4. Madrid
    5. Bonn
  31. Hindi actor Shashi Kapoor died in December 2017. He was awarded the Dada Saheb Phalke award for which of the following years?
    1. 2011
    2. 2012
    3. 2013
    4. 2014
    5. 2015
  32. Which of the following became the first country to completely switch off FM radio in December 2017?
    1. Sweden
    2. Finland
    3. Denmark
    4. Norway
    5. Iceland
  33. Which country won the hopman cup tennis tournament in Perth in January 2018?
    1. Switzerland
    2. Germany
    3. USA
    4. France
    5. Spain
  34. Rooppur nuclear power plant is under construction in which of the following countries?
    1. Bangladesh
    2. Nepal
    3. Sri Lanka
    4. India
    5. Myanmar
  35. Where was the second UNESCO World conference on tourism and culture: Fostering sustainable development held in December 2017?
    1. Muscat, Oman
    2. Bangkok, Thailand
    3. Dubai, UAE
    4. Seoul, South Korea
    5. None of these
  36. Is Anand passed away in December 2017. He was the:
    1. Chief Justice of India
    2. Chairman of NHRC
    3. Governor of Jammu and Kashmir
    4. Both 1 and 2
    5. All one, two and three
  37. Which Syrian city was made the de facto capital of the Islamic state of Iraq and the levant in 2014?
    1. Afrin
    2. Damascus
    3. Raqqa
    4. Douma
    5. Daraa
  38. Mujib Zardan is the first male cricketer born in the 21st century to play international cricket. He belongs to which of the following countries?
    1. Pakistan
    2. Afghanistan
    3. Bangladesh
    4. Ireland
    5. None of these
  39. Mohammed Al Jounde on the international children's peace prize in December 2017. He belongs to which of the following countries?
    1. Pakistan
    2. Jordan
    3. Syria
    4. Iraq
    5. None of these
  40. Which is the largest shareholder in the Asian infrastructure investment bank?
    1. China
    2. India
    3. Russia
    4. Germany
    5. None of these

Answers
  1. Lima, Peru
  2. 68
  3. The tunnel
  4. Uganda
  5. Russia
  6. Mary Kom
  7. Chile - Michelle bachelet
  8. Amsterdam, Netherlands
  9. Syria
  10. Gabon
  11. Miguel Diaz - Canel
  12. September 30
  13. Hyderabad
  14. 5
  15. Mauritania
  16. Martin viscara
  17. Infosys
  18. Geneva
  19. Andhra Pradesh
  20. Yuvraj Singh
  21. Vidarbha
  22. Pradeep Singh kharola
  23. Ajit doval
  24. A Surya Prakash
  25. India
  26. England
  27. UK
  28. Anchal Thakur
  29. August 19
  30. Paris
  31. 2014
  32. Norway
  33. Switzerland
  34. Bangladesh
  35. Muscat, Oman
  36. Both 1 and 2
  37. Raqqa
  38. Afghanistan
  39. Syria
  40. China

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