About SSC Exam

About SSC Exams
Surbhi Academy provides best teacher’s team members for best ssc coaching in chandigarh Punjab. Surbhi Academy always believes in providing separate batches for SSC Exam. SSC Examination slightly differs from other exams for example Banking Exam ( I.B.P.S, SBI – Exam, RBI – Exam etc), &  CAT – MAT etc.


Some of Major Core Differences are:

  • SSC Exams Consists of Four (4) sections – Math, G.K (General Knowledge includes Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Etc) / G.S (General Studies includes History, Geography, Polity Etc), Reasoning and English but In Addition Banking Exam Consists of Math, English, G.K (Banking G.K, Economics Etc) Reasoning, Computer & Marketing.
  • SSC Math’s paper consists of additional chapters like Trigonometry, Geometry and Higher Order Algebra Extra. They are comparatively difficult topic and do not come in other exams like Banking etc.
  • SSC-Exam totally depends on Maths, G.K, English & Reasoning.
  • In SSC exams, overall cut-off is considered. In banking exams, cut-off is section based.

Want to know about SSC Exams….

SSC Stands For “Staff Selection Commission”.

Staff Selection Commission conducts this examination for recruitment of Group B & Group C i.e. Technical & non-technical & non-gazetted posts in Government Sector. All the candidates are selected after tough examination which includes written (MCQ-Type) & Interview examinations. Some jobs in SSC are highly paid (Salary 60000+) & are also prestigious in the government sector.

Two such exams are:

  • SSC Combined Graduate Level Examination also known as SSC-CGL for Graduate passed out Students.
  • SSC Combined Higher Secondary Level Examination also known as SSC-CHSL for 12th passed out Students.

SSC – Exam Pattern:

The Examination Will Be Conducted In Mainly Three Tiers as mentioned Below:

Tier-1 (Prelims) Consists Of Math, Reasoning, English & G.K. 200- Marks
Tier-2 (Mains) (Objective Type) Maths & English Only. 400-Marks
Tier-3 Interview & Document Verifications & etc. 100-Marks

The SSC (Staff Selection Commission) conducts the Combined Graduate Tier-1 only once a year for selection of candidates for the Tier-2 Examination.

Syllabus for SSC Exam Tier – 1 (Prelims Examination).

Maths (Quantitative Aptitude) (50 – Marks): In this the questions are designed to test the ability of the Candidate in chapter related to Maths like Simplification, Fractions, Algebraic Formula, Time & Work, Time & Distance, Ratio & Proportion, Profit & Loss, Number Series, Average, Percentage, Problem on Ages, Simple & Compound Interest, Area & Volume, Trains & Stream, Clock, Data Interpretation, Tabular Analysis, Graphical Analysis, Data Sufficiency, Permutation & Combinations, Probability, Geometry, Quadratic Equations, Algebra, Trigonometry, Trigonometry Height & Distance & etc.

Reasoning (50 – Marks): Verbal Reasoning (Calendar, Coding & Decoding Series, Analogy, Classifications, Distance & Direction, Pair of words & Alphabets, Ranking & Ordering, & etc).

Logical Reasoning (Assumptions & Argument-1,2 & 3 Types, Course of Action, Conclusions & Results, Syllogism, Venn Diagram, Conditional Reasoning, Categorization, Arrangement, Blood Relation, Coded & Alphabets Relationship, Coded Inequality, Data Sufficiency, Cause-Effect, Resultant, Input-output & etc).

Non-Verbal Reasoning (Series, Analogy, Classifications, Cubes, Dices, Paper folding & Cutting, Number Puzzle, Water & Mirror Images, Embedded figures, Matrices & etc).

General Knowledge (50 – Marks): In this component Questions will be based on testing candidate’s general knowledge. The test will include questions from History, Geography, Polity, Economic, General Policy, Chemistry, Physics, Biology & Environment etc.

English Comprehension (50 – Marks): It is mainly to judge the ability of the student that how much he/she understands the English. It consists of mainly Error Detection, Comprehensions, Noun, Pronoun, Tenses, verb, adverb, cloze test, etc.

Syllabus for SSC Exam Tier – 2 (Mains Examination)

Quantitative Ability (100 – Marks): Majorly SSC Tier-2 Consists of the same chapter & syllabus in maths as in SSC tier-1like (Average, Percentage, Simple & Compound Interest, Area & Volume, Trains, Clock, Permutation & Combinations, Probability, Geometry, Algebra, Trigonometry & etc ) but the main difference is that SSC tier-2 syllabus is tough as compared to SSC tier-1, so it may be advisable to take coaching or expert guidance to crack your SSC tier-2 exam.

English Language & Comprehension (200 – Marks): Spot errors, Fill up the blanks, Synonyms & Antonyms, Spelling & detecting mis-spelt words, Idioms & phrases, One word substitution, Sentences, Active voice & passive voice, direct & indirect narration, Shuffling of sentences in a Paragraph or passage, comprehension & cloze passage & etc.

Interview Test:

In this session Interview & Personality Test is conducted of the candidate. This interview test is of 100 marks.