Staff Selection Commission for students online
Scheme and syllabus of various Examinations
Graduate Level (Preliminary) Examination:
ii) Question Papers (Test Booklets) for both the parts in Preliminary
a) General Intelligence:
It would include questions of both verbal and non- verbal type. This
component will include questions on analogies, similarities and differences,
spatial visualisation, spatial orientation, problem solving, analysis,
judgement,decision making, visual memory,discrimination observation,
relationship concepts, arithmetical reasoning, verbal and figure classification,
arithmetic number series, non- verbal series, coding and decoding,
statement conclusion, syllogistic reasoning etc.
b) General Awareness:
Questions in this component will be aimed at testing the candidates
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 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, economic
scene, general polity, scientific research etc. These questions will
be such that they do not require a special study of any discipline.
c) Arithmetic :
This part will include questions on problems relating to number systems, computation of whole numbers, decimals and fractions and relationships between numbers, fundamental arithmetical operations, percentages, ratio and proportion, averages, interest, profit & loss, discount, use of table and graphs, mensuration, time & distance, ratio and time etc.