SSC Data Entry Operator Exam

SSC Data Entry Operator(DEO) Exam pattern

SSC Data Entry Operator Recruitment:

Recruitment to the post of Data Entry operator is done by Combined Secondary Level Exam conduct by SSC at National level. Minimum qualification required to appear in this exam is Intermediate passed.

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Eligibility for Data Entry Operator:

Age: Minimum 18 years and maximum 27 years.

Nationality: A candidate resident of India, Bhutal, Nepal are eligible for applying.

Qualification: A Passed 12th pass candidate who possess a speed of not less than 8000 key depressions per hour is eligible.

Note: All candidates required to bring their educational certificates at the time of Skill test/ Typing test.

Reservation: Candidates who seeking benefits for SC / ST / OBC / PH / EXS must posses certificates in the prescribed format in support of their claim at the time of Skill Test/Typing Test

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Exam Pattern :

The  examination is conducted in 2 stages:

Part I: Written Examination and

Part II: Skill Test in Data Entry on Computer

Written Exam :

General Intelligence, General Awareness, English Language, Arithmetic. Each paper contains 50 questions of 50 marks. Duration is of 2 hrs.

Technical Exam:

Computer Exam requires data entry speed of 8000 key depressions per hour.

SSC Syllabus:

General Intelligence & Reasoning:

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

General Awareness:

Current Affairs and general knowledge questions on India and its neighboring countries especially pertaining to History, Culture, Geography, Economic Scene, General Politics, Indian Constitution, scientific Research

Quantitative Aptitude:

computation of whole numbers, decimals, fractions and relationships between numbers, Percentage, Ratio and Proportion, Square roots, Averages, Interest, Profit & Loss, Discount, Partnership Business, Mixture and Allegation, 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, Trigonometric ratio, Degree and Radian Measures, Standard Identities, Complementary angles, Heights and Distances, Histogram, Frequency polygon,
Bar diagram & Pie chart.

English Language & Comprehension:

error recognition, filling in the blanks (using verbs, preposition, articles etc),
Vocabulary, Spellings, Grammar, Sentence Structure, Synonyms, Antonyms, Sentence Completion, Phrases and Idiomatic use of Words, comprehension etc.

Salary Package:

‘D’ Data Entry Operator (in Grade Pay 2400)

‘E’ Data Entry Operator (in Grade Pay less than 2400)

SSC DATA Entry Operator Job Placement :

  1. Comptroller & Auditor General of India
  2. Central Vigilance Commission
  3. Ministry of Agriculture
  4. Central Bureau of Investigation
  5. Any other Central Government Department/Office

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