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APSSB UDC Scheme of Exam, Syllabus

Scheme of Examination: The scheme of examination will consist of two stages against posts indicates below:-

Stage-1 (Objective Type Multiple Choice Questions) 300 Marks. 

(a) General English – 100 marks (50 questions of 2 marks each)

Syllabus: Questions in this component will be designed to test the candidates understanding and knowledge of English Language and will be based on spot the error, fill in 21 the blanks, synonyms, antonyms, spelling/detecting misspelled words, idioms & phrases, one word substitution, improvement of sentences, active/passive voice of verbs, conversion in to direct/indirect narration, shuffling of sentence parts, shuffling of sentences in a passage, cloze passage & comprehension passage.

(b) Elementary Math – 100 marks (50 questions of 2 marks each)

Syllabus: 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 & 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 centres, Congruence and similarly 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.

(c) General Knowledge – 100 marks (50 questions of 2 marks each)

Syllabus: Questions will be designed to test the ability of the candidates General Knowledge of the environment around him/her and its application to society. The questions will be designed to test knowledge of Current Events and of such matter of everyday questions relating to History, Polity, Constitution, Sports, Art and Culture, Geography, Economics, Everyday Science, Scientific Research, National/International Organizations/Institutions etc. State specific questions may also be asked.

The test will be of Objective Type Multiple Choice Questions comprising of 150 questions as mentioned above. Each question will carry 02 (two) marks. The candidate will have to complete the test in 03 (three) hours.

A candidate must secure a minimum of 33% or more marks in each subject in the written examination paper and must secure 45% of marks out of aggregate total marks in the written examination paper. The candidate securing less than 33% of marks in any of the subject shall be deemed not eligible for selection. There is no negative marking.

The total number of candidates shortlisted for Stage 2 (Skill Test) will be 1:3 ratio i.e. if total vacancies are 10 then 30 candidates will be shortlisted for Stage 2.

Stage-2 (Skill Test): A skill test of qualifying nature will be conducted comprising of the following:-

1. Basic Computer Application (50 marks)

a. Word processing (Microsoft word)
b. Spreadsheets (Microsoft excel)
c. Slides (Microsoft Powerpoint)

The candidate will have to secure at least 33% (16.5 marks) in aggregate to qualify the Basic Computer Application Test.