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SSC selection post 2019 exam pattern and syllabus-phase VII

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Exam Pattern and syllabus of Phase VII exam:

In this article, we will discuss the exam pattern and syllabus of Phase VII exam which will help you to make a good strategy. According to SSC official Notification, the Phase VII exam will conduct from 14th October 2019 to 18th October 2019 and the online application is already released on the 6th of august and which will last till 31st of August.

Phase VII exam or SSC selection exam 2019 is conducted by staff selection commission and the most important thing about this exam is that candidates have to clear only one Computer Based Test.


Important Dates of Phase VII Examination:

 Fields Dates
Starting Date Online Application6th August 2019
Last Date of Online Application31st August 2019(up to 05:00 PM )
Last Date for making online Fee Payment2nd September 2019
Last Date for Generation of Offline challan2nd September 2019
Last Date for Payment through challan (during ban working hours )4th September 2019

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Now let’s discuss the syllabus and exam pattern of the SSC selection Post exam 2019.

SSC Selection Posts Phase VII-2019 exam Detail:

Phase VII exam is consist of three sections named as Computer Based Test, skill test and Document Verification in which Computer Based Test is further divided into three different part according to the qualification(matriculation, higher secondary level or Graduation & above) of the candidate.


No. of Questions


Total Duration/ Timing

General Intelligence



60 Minutes (Total)

English Language

(Basic Knowledge)



Quantitative Aptitude

(Basic Arithmetic Skill)



General Awareness




100 questions

200 marks

The skill test is conducted according to the post-selection to check the candidate typing skills, computer proficiency, etc..and this test is qualifying in nature. The final list of selected candidate is based on the Computer-based test (CBT) marks

Note: there will be a negative marking of 0.50 for each wrong answer.

Syllabus for Matriculation Level:

General Intelligence-matriculation level:

This section of SSC selection phase VII exam for matric i.e. 10th clear level includes Non-verbal reasoning only the table given below shows the name of the chapters which covers the section of non-verbal reasoning:

English – Matriculation Level:

The candidate should have a basic knowledge of English Language like vocabulary, sentence making, antonyms, synonyms and writing abilities of the aspirants.

Quantitative Aptitude-Matriculation Level:

The below table shows all the possible topic covers in Quantitative aptitude part for Matriculation level:

number systemInterest 
Computation of the whole numberProfit and loss, discount
fundamental arithmetical operationUse of table and graph
Ratio and ProportionTime and distance
Averageration and time
Decimal and Fraction and all the relationship between numbersTime and work etc..


General Awareness-Matriculation Level:

The general awareness section is consists of various subjects.question in this section is designed to test the candidate’s ability for general awareness.

  • Science topics of matriculation level i.e 10th
  • sports
  • hIstory question
  • Culture
  • Geography
  • General Polity
  • Indian Constitution
  • Scientist research

Syllabus for Higher Secondary Level:

General Intelligence-Higher secondary level:

General Intelligence Topics for Higher Secondary Level

Semantic AnalogySemantic Series
Symbolic operationsFigural Pattern – folding and completion
Symbolic/Number AnalogyNumber Series
TrendsEmbedded figures
Figural AnalogyFigural Series
Space OrientationCritical Thinking
Semantic ClassificationProblem Solving
Venn DiagramsEmotional Intelligence
Symbolic/Number ClassificationWord Building
Drawing inferencesSocial Intelligence
Figural ClassificationCoding – decoding
Punched hole/pattern-folding & unfoldingOther sub-topics, if any Numerical operations

English language-Higher secondary Level:

SSC Selection Post Syllabus for the English Language

Spot the ErrorImprovement of Sentences
Fill in the BlanksActive/Passive Voice of Verbs
Synonyms/HomonymsConversion into Direct/Indirect narration
AntonymsShuffling of Sentence parts
Spellings/ Detecting Mis-spelt wordsShuffling of Sentences in a passage
Idioms & PhrasesCloze Passage
One word substitutionComprehension Passage


Quantitative Aptitude-Higher secondary Level:


Higher Secondary Level – Quantitative Aptitude Topics

Number Systems

Computation of Whole Number

Decimal and Fractions

Relationship Between Numbers Fundamental Arithmetical Operations


Ratio and Proportion

Square roots


Interest (Simple and Compound)

Profit and Loss


Partnership Business

Mixture and Allegation

Time and distance

Time and work


Basic algebraic identities of School Algebra and Elementary surds (simple problems)

Graphs of Linear Equations


Familiarity with elementary geometric figures and facts

Triangle and its various kinds of centers

Congruence and similarity of triangles

Circle and its chords


Angles subtended by chords of a circle

Common tangents to two or more circles




Regular Polygons


Right Prism

Circular Cone

Circular Cylinder



Rectangular Parallelepiped

Regular Right Pyramid with triangular or square Base



Trigonometric ratios

Complementary angles

Height and distances (simple problems only)

Statistical Charts

Use of Tables and Graphs – Histogram, Frequency polygon, Bar- diagram, Pie-chart

General Awareness-Higher secondary Level:

Following are some important topics covers in this section:

  • Static gk
  • Science
  • culture
  • geography
  • Polity
  • Economics
  • Researches etc..

Syllabus for Graduation & Above Level:

SSC selection 2019 exam has three different parts Matriculation, Higher secondary and graduation and above. The difficulty level of these sections is from matriculation to graduation level [graduation level and above>Higher secondary Level>Matriculation Level]

General Intelligence-Graduation Level & above Level:

Graduation Level – General Intelligence Topics
AnalogiesNumber series
Similarities and differencesFigural series
Space visualizationProblem-solving
Spatial orientationWord building
Problem-solvingCoding & de-coding
AnalysisNumerical operations
JudgmentSymbolic operations
Decision makingTrends
Visual memorySpace orientation
DiscriminationSpace visualization
ObservationVenn diagrams
Relationship conceptsDrawing inferences
Arithmetical reasoning and figural classificationPunched hole/pattern–folding & un-folding
Arithmetic number seriesFigural pattern – folding and completion
Non-verbal seriesIndexing
Coding and decodingAddress matching
Statement conclusionDate & city matching
Syllogistic reasoningClassification of center codes/roll numbers
Semantic analogySmall & capital letters/numbers coding
Symbolic/number analogyDecoding and classification
Figural analogyEmbedded figures
Semantic classificationCritical thinking
Symbolic/number classificationEmotional intelligence
Figural classificationSocial intelligence
Semantic seriesOther

English Language-Graduation and Above-Level:

The level of English Language for Graduation and above level is higher than the other section. the candidate should have basic knowledge of written English and understanding of grammar rules, sentence making, etc..

This section is consist of four different parts A, B, C & D.the question in A, B & D part will be asked according to graduation level and in part C the question will be of Matriculation level.

Quantitative Aptitude-Graduation & above:

Quantitative Aptitude Topics for Graduation Level
Computation of whole numbersCommon tangents to two or more circles
Fractions and relationships between numbersQuadrilaterals
PercentageRegular Polygons
Ratio & proportionCircle
Square rootsRight Prism,
AveragesCircular Cone,
InterestCircular Cylinder,
Profit and loss, DiscountSphere, Hemispheres
Partnership BusinessRectangular Parallelepiped
Mixture and AlligationRegular right pyramid with triangular or square base,
Time and DistanceTrigonometric Ratio
Time & WorkDegree and radian
Basic algebraic identities of School Algebra & Elementary SurdsMeasures
Graphs of Linear EquationsStandard Identities
Triangle and its various kinds of centersComplementary Angles
Congruence and similarity of trianglesHeights and Distances
Circle and its chordsHistogram
TangentsFrequency Polygon
Angles subtended by chords of a circleBar diagram & pie chart

General awareness-Graduation Level and above:

Following are some important topics covers in this section:

  • Static gk
  • Science
  • culture
  • geography
  • Polity
  • Economics
  • Researches etc


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