SSC Delhi Police Sub Inspector Syllabus & Pattern 2016

S.S.C. Delhi Police Sub-Inspectors (Executive) Recruitment Exam.

Important Information Regarding Examination

20–25 years. (Upper Age limit will be relaxable as per government rules.)

(A) Bachelor’s Degree from a recognized University or equivalent.
(B) Male candidates must possess a valid Driving License for LMV (Motor Cycle and Car) on the date fixed for Physical Endurance and Standard Tests.

Note-I : The candidates must have acquired the Bachelor Degree or equivalent as on closing date of receipt of application.
Note-II : As per Ministry of Human Resource Development Notification No. 44 dated 01.03.1995 published in Gazette of India edition dated 08.04.1995, the Degree obtained through Open Universities/Distance Education Mode needs to be recognized by Distance Education Council, IGNOU. Accordingly, unless such Degrees had been recognized for the period when the candidates acquired the relevant qualification, they will not be accepted for the purpose of Educational Qualification.
Note-III : Candidates who have not acquired/will not acquire the educational qualification as on the closing date of receipt of application will not be eligible and need not apply.
Note-IV : All candidates who are declared qualified by the Commission for appearing at the Interview/Personality Test will be required to produce all relevant Certificates such as Mark sheets for all the three years of Graduation/Provisional Certificate/Certificate of Graduation as proof of having acquired the minimum educational qualification on the closing date failing which the candidature of such candidate will be cancelled by the Commission.

The examination will consist of a Written Examination (400 marks), PET/ME which will be qualifying nature and Interview-cum-Personality Test (100 marks).

Written Examination :

Subject No. of Questions Maximum Marks Duration/Time Allowed
Part A General Intelligence and Reasoning 50 50
Part B General Knowledge and General Awareness 50 50 2 hours
(10.00 A.M. to 12.00 Noon)
Part C Quantitative Aptitude 50 50
Part D English Comprehension 50 50
Subject Maximum Marks/Questions Duration and Timing
English Language and
200 Marks/200 Questions 2 hours
2.00 PM to 4.00 PM
Questions in both papers will be of Objective Multiple Choice Type. Questions will be set in Hindi and English in Parts A, B and C of Paper-I. In case of discrepancy, the English version will prevail.

Deduction of 0.25 marks will be made for each incorrect answer marked on OMR Answer Sheet.

Note-I : Paper-I and II of the Written Examination will be held on the same day. However, the Commission may, at its discretion, decide to hold Paper-I of the Written Examination initially and candidates shortlised for PET/Medical Examination may only be asked to appear in Paper-II subsequently. Paper-II of shortlisted candidates who qualify in PET/Medical Examination will only be evaluated. Only those candidates who secure qualifying marks in Paper-I of the Written Examination as fixed by the Commission, at its discretion, will be shortlisted for PET/Medical Examination. Candidates will be called for Personality Test/Interview on their combined performance in Paper-I and Paper-II.

Note-II : Candidates are not permitted to bring/use Mobile Phone, Calculator or any other electronic/electrical device for answering any paper. Candidates must not, therefore, bring Mobile Phone, Calculator or any other electronic/electrical device inside the Examination premises. Possession of these items, whether in use or not, will be considered as ‘use of unfair means’ in the Examination and will lead to summary rejection of candidature besides debarment from the Commission’s examination for a period of upto 5 years.

Note-III : Discrepancies in Question Paper, if any, may be brought to the notice of the commission in writing within 15 days of holding the examination or after placement of answer keys on the website of the Commission, whichever is later. Representation submitted thereafter will not be considered.

(A) General Intelligence and Reasoning : It would include questions of both verbal and non-verbal type. This component may include questions on analogies, similarities and differences, space visualization, spatial orientation, problem solving, analysis, judgement, 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, Coding and Decoding, Numerical Operations, Symbolic Operations, Trends, Space Orientation, Space Visualization, Venn Diagrams, Drawing inferences, Punched hole/Pattern-folding and unfolding, Figural Pattern—folding and completion, Indexing, Address matching, Date and City matching, Classification of centre codes/roll numbers, Small and Capital letters/numbers coding, de-coding and classification, Embedded Figures, Critical thinking, Emotional intelligence, Social Intelligence, Other sub-topics, if any.

(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 History, Culture, Geography, Economic Scene, General Polity and Scientific Research etc.

(C) Quantitative Aptitude : The questions will be designed to test the ability of appropriate use of numbers and number sense of the candidate. The scope of the test will be computation of whole numbers, decimals, fractions and relationships between numbers, Percentage, Ratio and Proportion, Square roots, Averages, Interest, Profit and Loss, Discount, Partnership Business, Mixture and Alligation, Time and Distance, Time and 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 it 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 and Pie chart.

(D) English Comprehension : Candidates’ ability to understand correct English, his basic comprehension and writing ability, etc., would be tested.

Paper-II : 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, fill 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.

Note -I : The Commission shall have the discretion to fix different minimum qualifying standards in each part of Paper-I taking into consideration among others, category-wise vacancies and category-wise number of candidates. Only those candidates, who have scored above the cut-off marks fixed by the Commission in Paper-I would be required to appear in the Physical Endurance Test/Medical examination.

Note-II : Marks received in Paper-I will be used to screen the candidates for appearing for PET/ Medical Examination. Marks of such screened candidates in Paper-I if they are successful in PET/Medical Examination, will be taken into account alongwith marks in Paper-II for selecting them for the interview and also final selection.

Note-III : The Commission will be using a software to detect attempted irregularities in an Examination Hall/Sub-Centre/Centre/State. Candidates are advised to desist from use of any unfair method in the examination hall which will render them ineligible for appointment based on this recruitment and also lead to their debarment from Commission’s examinations in future.


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