SSC Scientific Assistant Syllabus 2017 SSC SA Exam Pattern

Staff Selection Commission has announce about the Recruitment of 1102 Posts of Scientific Assistant. There are may Interested Candidates filled there Online Application form for the above Vacant Post. The Recruitment Process is Online and the Online Application form will be submitted till the 04/08/2017. . Stay here to Check Latest Syllabus & Exam Pattern 2017. Candidates can now also download the Model Paper from the link given below.

SSC Scientific Assistant Syllabus 2017

About Exam : The Exam will be Conducted for the Recruitment of the Above posts. All the Candidates who filled the Application form successfully will face the Exam. The Exam will be Conducted Soon the Date of Computer Based Exam 20.11.2017 to 27.11.2017. The Exam will be Written Objective Type.

Exam Pattern : The Exam Pattern is as follows:

  • The Exam will be Computer based.
  • The Exam will be of 200 Marks with 200 Questions.
  • The Time Duration for the Examination will be 02 Hours (120 Minutes).
  • The Exam will be Divided into 2 Part.
Paper Subject No. of Questions
Part- 1 General Intelligence & Reasoning 25
Quantitative Aptitude 25
English language &  Comprehension 25
General Awareness 25
Part- 2 Physics, Computer Science and  Information Technology,  Electronics & Telecommunication  Engineering 100
  • The will be a Negative Marking of 0.25 Marks for each Wrong Answer.

Exam Syllabus : The Exam Syllabus is as follows:

Section I :-

General Intelligence & Reasoning : The Syllabus for General Intelligence would include questions of both verbal and non – verbal type. The test may include questions on analogies, similarities, differences, space visualization, problem solving, analysis, judgement, decision making, visual memory, discrimination, observation, relationship concepts, arithmetical reasoning, verbal and figure classification, arithmetical number series etc. The test will also 8 include questions designed to test the candidate‟s abilities to deal with abstract ideas and symbols and their relationships, arithmetical computations and other analytical functions.

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 th e test will be computation of whole numbers, decimals, fractions and relationships between numbers, Percentage, Ratio & Proportion, Square roots, Averages, interest, Profit and Loss, Discount, Partnership Business, Mixture and Alligation, Time and Distance , Time & Work, Basic algebraic identities of School Algebra & Elementary Surds, Graphs of Linear Equations, Triangle and its various Kinds of centers, 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 angle, Heights and Distances, Histogram, Frequency polygon, Bar diagram & Pie chart.

English Language & Comprehension : English grammar, Vocabulary, Spellings, Synonyms and Antonyms, Comprehension, Correct and incorrect usages, etc.

General Awareness : General, physical, geographical, topographical, economic and climatic features of India. Current events. Matters of everyday observation and experience on scientific aspects and reasoning. Basic topics of mathematics, Chemistry and Physics. History of India, its cultural heritage, freedom movement, salient feature of the Constitution of India. Economic and social aspect of the country and its people.

Section II :- 


Mechanics : Units and dimensions, SI Units , Newton‟s Laws of Motion, conservation of linear and angular momentum, projectiles, rotational motion, moment of inertia, rolling motion, Newton‟s Law of gravitation, Planetary motion, Kepler‟s Laws of Planetary motion, artificial satellites, Fluid motion, Bernoulli‟s theorem, Surface tension, Viscosity, Elastic Constants, bending of beams, torsion of cylindrical bodies, elementary ideas of special theory of relativity.

  • Thermal Physics, Radiation & Sound
  • Wave and Oscillations
  • Optics
  • Electricity and magnetism
  • Atomic structure
  • Electronics

Computer Science and Information Technology

Computer : History of Computer and their classification, Basic Organization, Memory – RAM, ROM, EPROM, etc, Magnetic – Floppy, Hard disks, CDROM, WORM etc.

  • Virtual Memory
  • File System
  • I/O System
  • Assemblers
  • Fundamentals of programming
  • Database Management Systems
  • Internet Technology
  • Fundamentals of Geographical Information System ( GIS )

Electronics & Telecommunication

  • Electronics : Conductors, Semi – conductors, Insulators, Magnetic, Passive components, characteristics of Resistors, Capacitors and inductors.

a) Introduction to Network Theorems, Digital electronics

b) Telecommunication : Basic antenna principle directive gain, directivity, radiation pattern, broad – side and end – fire array, Yagi antenna, Parabolic antenna, Ground wave propagation, space waves, ionosphere propagation and electromagnetic frequency spectrum, Modulation, types of modulation, Amplitude Modulation (AM), Modulation index, Power relation in AM, Generation and Demodulation of AM.

  • Single Side Band ( SSB )
  • Pulse Modulation (PM)
  • Multiplexing
  • Introduction of digital Communication
  • Propagation of signals at HF, VHF, UHF and microwave frequency and satellite communications.

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