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Syllabus For SSC SI and CAPFs Exam

March 31, 2020 9:23 PM

Government of India

Staff Selection Commission (SSC)

Syllabus Details For SSC SI and CAPFs

The SSC conducts a national Level Examination called the SI CPO for SI in Delhi Polish and CAPFs. Full Syllabus details of SSC for SI (Sub-Inspector) in Delhi Police And CAPFs (Central Armed Police Forces) Examination. The Syllabus details are given below.

The Examination Consist of Four Stages :

  • Paper-I (Computer Based Examination)
  • Physical Standard Test (PST)/ Physical Endurance Test (PET)
  • Paper-II (Computer Based Examination)
  • Detailed Medical Examination (DME)

Paper-I (Computer Based Examination):

PartsSubjectsNo. of Questions / MarksDuration
IGeneral Intelligence and Reasoning50/502 Hours
IIGeneral Knowledge and General Awareness50/50
IIIQuantitative Aptitude50/50
IVEnglish Comprehension50/50
  • The exam will be scoring in nature.
  • There will be negative marking of 0.25 marks for each wrong answer.
  • The Exam Duration is 120 minutes (2 Hours).
  • The questions will be in both English & Hindi except Part IV
  • The exam will consist of objective type, multiple-choice questions only.

General Intelligence & Reasoning:

It would include questions of both verbal and non-verbal type. This will include questions on analogies, similarities and differences, problem solving, arithmetical reasoning and figural classification, coding and decoding, space visualization, spatial orientation, analysis, judgment, decision making, visual memory, discrimination, observation, relationship concepts, arithmetic number series, non-verbal series, syllogistic reasoning, statement conclusion. The topics are, Symbolic/ Number Analogy, Semantic Analogy, Semantic Classification, Figural Analogy, Symbolic/ Number Classification, Figural Classification, Semantic Series, Number Series, Coding & de-coding, Figural Series, Problem Solving, decoding and classification, Word Building, Numerical Operations, symbolic Operations, Trends, Space Orientation, Space Visualization, Venn Diagrams, Drawing inferences, Social Intelligence, Punched hole/ pattern-folding & un-folding, Figural Pattern- folding and completion, Indexing Address matching, Embedded Figures, Date & city matching Classification of centre codes/ roll numbers, Small & Capital letters/ numbers coding, Emotional Intelligence, Critical thinking, etc.

General Knowledge and Awareness:

Questions will 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 neighbouring countries especially pertaining to History, Culture, Geography, Economics, General Polity, Indian Constitution, Scientific Research, etc.

Quantitative Aptitude

It include questions on whole numbers, Decimals, fractions and relationships between numbers, Square roots, Ratio and Proportion, Percentage, Profit & Loss, Mixture and Allegation, Averages, Interest, Discount, Partnership Business, Time and distance, Time & work, Basic algebraic identities of School Algebra and Elementary surds, Graphs of Linear Equations, Triangle and its various kinds of centres, Congruence and similarity of triangles, Circle and its chords, tangents, angles subtended by chords of a circle, common tangents to two or more circles, Triangle, Quadrilaterals, Regular Polygons, Circle, Right Prism, Right Circular Cone, Right Circular Cylinder, Sphere, Hemispheres, Rectangular Parallelepiped, Regular Right Pyramid with triangular or square base, Bar diagram & Pie chart, Trigonometric ratio, Degree and Radian Measures, Complementary angles, Heights and Distances, Standard Identities, Frequency polygon, Histogram, etc.

English Comprehention:

Candidate’s ability to understand English Language, his basic comprehension and writing ability.

Physical Standerd Test (PST) and Physical Endurance Test (PET):

  • The exam is qualifying in nature.
  • Only those candidates who qualified in PET/ PST will be allowed to appear in Paper-II Examination.
Paper-II (Computer Based Examination):
SubjectNo. of Questions / MarksDuration
English Language & Comprehension200/2002 Hours
  • The exam is scoring in nature.
  • The Exam Duration is 120 minutes (2 Hours).
  • There will be negative marking of 0.25 marks for each wrong answer.
  • The exam will consist of objective type, multiple-choice questions only.

English Language & Comprehension:

Questions in this components will be designed to test the candidate’s understanding and knowledge of English Language and will be based on error recognition, Spellings, Vocabulary, filling in the blanks, Grammar, Sentence Completion, Synonyms, Antonyms, Phrases and Idiomatic use of Words, comprehension, Sentence Structure, etc.

Detailed Medical Examination (DES):

  • The exam is qualifying in nature.
Important Points:
  1. Based on their performance in Paper-I, candidates will be shortlisted for appearing in PET/ PST Examination.
  2. PET/ PST are mandatory but qualifying in nature. Ex-Servicemen are not required to undergo PET.
  3. Only those candidates who qualified in PET/ PST will be allowed to appear in Paper-II Examination.
  4. Based on their performance in Paper-I + Paper-II, candidates will be shortlisted for appearing in Medical Examination. Candidates, who are successful in Medical Examination, will be called for Document Verification.
  5. Minimum qualifying marks in Paper-I and Paper-II are as follows:
  • UR: 30%
  • OBC/ EWS: 25%
  • All other categories: 20%
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