Arunachal Pradesh SSB CGL Exam 2021

Eligibility | Dates | Pattern | Syllabus

Last Updated on 11th October, 2021

Arunachal Pradesh Combined Graduate Level examination is conducted by the Arunachal Pradesh Staff Selection Board to recruit Gr ‘C’ post in various departments including the Office of the Deputy Commissioner, Arunachal Pradesh Public Service Commission etc.

Gr ‘C’ post includes Lower Division Clerk, Upper Division Clerk etc. Thousands of candidates appear for this exam every year to secure a government job.

Exam Highlights
Level of Exam Graduate, State Level
Exam Medium English
Exam Frequency Once in a year
Purpose of the Exam For recruitment to Gr ‘C’ post in various departments across the state of Arunachal Pradesh.
Conducting Body Arunachal Pradesh Staff Selection Board

Arunachal Pradesh SSB CGL Exam Eligibity Criteria 2021

  1. Nationality
  2. The candidate must be a citizen of India.

  3. Educational Qualification
    • Bachelor’s degree from a recognised university
    • Minimum 6 months diploma in Computer Application

  4. Age Limit
  5. The age of the candidate to appear in the Arunachal Pradesh SSB CGL examination should be minimum of 18 years and maximum of 32 years.
    However, there are age relaxations for candidates belonging to the reserved categories. They are given below in the table:
    Category Upper Age Limit
    APST 37 years
    PwD 42 years
    PWD (APST) 47 years

  6. Restrictions on Attempts
  7. There is no restriction on the number of attempts provided the upper age limit does not exceed.

Arunachal Pradesh SSB CGL Exam Important Dates 2021

Event Date
Starting Date of Application June 2, 2021
Last Date of Application June 25, 2021
Date of Exam August 1, 2021
Date of Skill Test August 8, 2021

Arunachal Pradesh SSB CGL Exam Pattern 2021

  • The exam is conducted in two stages.
  • The first stage consists of objective type multiple choice questions carrying a total of 300 marks.
  • The second stage consists of a skill test of qualifying nature comprising basic computer application.

Pattern for Stage 1

Sl. No. Name of the Paper/Section Nature Nos. of Questions Question Type Duration Negative Marking Marks
1 Written Exam

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.

Merit Ranking Nature 150 Objective (Multiple Choice) 180 mins 300
Total Marks* 300

*The total marks shown here are considered for merit ranking purposes.

Pattern for Stage 2

Sl. No. Name of the Paper/Section Nature Nos. of Questions Question Type Duration Negative Marking Marks
1 Skill Test

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

Qualifying Nature 50

Arunachal Pradesh SSB CGL Exam Syllabus 2021

Syllabus for Stage 1

1 Written Exam

  • General English: Synonyms, antonyms, spelling/detecting misspelled words, idioms and phrases, one word substitution, improvement of sentences, active/passive voice of verbs, conversion into direct/indirect narration, shuffling of sentence parts, shuffling of sentences in a passage, cloze passage and comprehension passage.
  • Elementary Maths: Whole numbers, decimals, fractions and relationships between numbers, percentage, ratio and proportion, square roots, averages, interest, profit and loss, discount, partnership business, mixture and allegation, time and distance, time and work, graphs, circle, right circular cylinder, sphere, hemisphere, trigonometric ratio, degree and radian measures, standard identities, heights and distances, histogram, frequency polygon, bar diagram and pie chart.
  • General Knowledge: 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 observation as may be expected of an educated person. The test will also include 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.

Syllabus for Stage 2

1 Skill Test

Basic Computer Application

  • Word Processing (Microsoft Word)
  • Spreadsheets (Microsoft Excel)
  • Slides (Microsoft PowerPoint)


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