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Friday, October 9, 2015

PA / SA EXAM TIPS FOR CANDIDATES - SSC CHSL 2015

SELECTION PROCESS

There will be a single objective type exam for both the posts followed by  typing test for Postal Assistant and Sorting Assistant Examination 2015.



FORMAT OF EXAM

sections     reasoning     maths   english    general awareness 
no of 
questions       50             50        50                 50



Total 200 QUESTIONS ONE MARK EACH.


there will be negative marking of 0.25 marks for each wrong answer.



GENERAL INTELLIGENCE/REASONING

Semantic Analogy, Venn Diagrams, Symbolic/Number Analogy, Drawing inferences, Figural Analogy, Punched hole/pattern-folding & unfolding, Semantic Classification, Figural Pattern – folding and completion, Symbolic/Number Classification, Indexing, Figural Classification, Address matching, Semantic Series, Data and City matching, Number Series, Classification of centre codes/roll numbers, Figural Series, Small & Capital Letters/number-coding, decoding and classification, Problem Solving, Embedded figures, Word Building, Critical Thinking, Coding and de-coding, Emotional Intelligence, Numerical operations, Social Intelligence, Symbolic operations, Trends, Space Orientation, Other sub-topics, if any.



ENGLISH LANGUAGE:

Spot the Error, Fill in the Blanks, Synonyms, Antonyms, Spellings/Detecting Mis-spelt words, Idioms & Phrases, One word substitution, Improvement of Sentences, Active/Passive Voice of Verbs, Conversion into Direct/Indirect narration, Shuffling of Sentence parts, Shuffling of Sentences in a passage, Cloze Passage, Comprehension Passage.
Numerical Aptitude:



ARITHMATIC

Number Systems: Computation of Whole Number, Decimal and Fractions, Relationship between numbers.
Fundamental arithmetical operations: Percentages, Ratio and Proportion, Square roots, Averages, Interest (Simple and Compound), Profit and Loss, Discount, Partnership Business, Mixture and Alligation, Time and distance,Time and work.

ALGEBRA:

Basic algebraic identities of School Algebra (and their simple applications),Elementary surds (simple problems), Graphs of Linear Equations.

GEOMETRY:

Familiarity with elementary geometric figures and facts: Triangle and its various kinds of centres viz. Centroid, In-centre, Orthocentre, Circumcentre, Congruence and similarity of triangles, Circle and its chords, tangents, angles subtended by chords of a circle, common tangents to two or more circles.

MENSURATION:

Triangle, Quadrilaterals, Regular Polygons (sum of the internal angles of a polygon), Circle, Right Prism, Right Circular Cone, Right Circular Cylinder, Sphere, Hemispheres, Rectangular Parallelepiped, Regular Right Pyramid with triangular or square Base.

TRIGONOMETRY:

Trigonometry (for acute angles 0 with 0≤0≤90), Trigonometric ratios, Degree and Radian Measures Standard Identities, Complementary Angles, Heights and Distances (simple problems only)

STATISTICAL CHARTS :

Use of Tables and Graphs: Histogram, Frequency polygen, Bar-diagram, Pic-chart.

GENERAL AWERENESS:

Questions are designed to test the ability of the candidates general awareness of the environment around him and its application to society. Questions are also 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 relating to India and its neighbouring countries especially pertaining to History, Culture Geography, Economic Scene, General policy and scientific research.




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