Organisation : Odisha Sub-Ordinate Staff Selection Commission
Announcement : Download Admit Card
Designation : Junior Clerk
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Download Admit Card :
To download admit card for Junior Clerk Examination scheduled on 20-03-2016
Place and Date of Written Exam:
The date/time/venue of the Written/Practical examination will be conveyed to the eligible candidates through the admission letters to be issued online in due course. The eligible candidates shall download the same by accessing the commission’s website- osssc.gov.in by using their User ID & Password from a specific date to be notified in the said website later.
The lists of applicants allowed/dis-allowed to appear in the examinations shall be displayed in the website simultaneously from that date. The candidates are advised to visit the website of the Commission at regular interval and also keep track of different notices to be published by the Commission in different local dailies to know about the programme of the examination/s.
There shall be a Written Examination for 400 marks and Practical Skill Test of 50 marks as detailed below:
Written Test :
Papers Subjects Maximum Marks Time
Part- I: Language Test (English & Odia) 100 3 hours
Part-II: Objective General Knowledge 100
Part-I: Objective Mathematics 100 3 hours
Part-II: Basis Computer Skills (Objective) 100
Total 400 6 hours
Syllabus for the post of Junior Clerk:
1). Language Test (English and Odia) —
A. English Language Test – – 50 marks
(i) Verbs, Tenses, Active and Passive voice, Subject-verb Agreement,
(ii) Connectors, Types of sentences, Direct and Indirect speech, Comparison.
(iii) Articles, Noun, Pronouns, Prepositions
(iv) Unseen passage (400-450 words in length) with a variety of comprehension questions.
B. Odia Language Test – – 50 marks
(a) Grammar 20 marks
(b) Composition: 20 marks
(1) Essay writing on familiar topics (within 250 words) 10 marks
(2) Letter Writing (Personal letter, Applications, Business or Official) (within 150 words) 05 marks
(3) Translation (One English passage of around 100 words to be translated into Odia): 05 marks
(c) Comprehension of an unseen prose passage (5 x 2) = 10 marks
Five short questions to be asked
2). Objective General Knowledge – -100 marks
In this category, there should be a series of matching questions of different categories like:
(a) Matching Historical events with dates, personalities and places,
(b) Geographical facts with places,
(c) States, Countries and institutions with headquarters,
(d) Books and authors,
(e) Scientific facts and discoveries with dates, persons and uses,
(f) Current events with places and personalities, and,
(g) Matching questions of miscellaneous type.
3) Objective Mathematics — – 100 marks
(i) Number System
(ii) HCF and LCM
(iii) Squares and Square Roots
(iv) Cubes and Cube Roots
(v) Percentage and Averages
(vi) Simple Interest and Compound Interest.
(vii)Profit, Loss and Discount
(ix) Ratio and Proportion
Under this, there will be a series of questions in Practical Mathematics required for day-to-day use. The questions would be such as to test candidate’s ability to work out with quickness and accuracy.
4) Basic Computer Knowledge (Objective)— -100 marks
(1) MS Windows: Introduction of Windows
(2) MS Office: MS Word, MS Power Point and MS Excel