SSC Matric Level

Combined Matric Level Examination :

It consists of three components – Combined Matric Level (Preliminary) Examination; Combined Matric Level (Main) Examination; and Skill Test

Combined Matric Level (Preliminary) Examination
Combined Matric Level (Main) Examination
Skill Test
Combined Preliminary (Matric Level) Examination Combined (Matric Level) Main Examination
Skill Test
Combined Preliminary (Matric level) Examination

Written Examination (one paper having two parts)

Test Marks Time
Part I General Intelligence 100 2 Hours
Part II General Awareness 100

The questions in all the tests will be ‘Objective Multiple Choice Type’. Candidates will be required to qualify in each of the two tests separately. The Commission will have full discretion to fix the minimum qualifying marks in the two tests separately or comulatively. The Questions will be set in Hindi and English Languages.


General Intelligence : 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 include questions designed to test the candidates’ abilities to deal with abstract ideas, any symbols and their relationships, arithmetical computations and other analytical functions.

General Awareness : Questions will be designed to test the candidate’s 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 every day observation and experience in their scientific aspects as may be expected of an educated person. The test will also include questions relating to India and its neighbouring countries especially pertaining to Sports, History, Culture, and Geography, economic scene, General polity, Indian Constitution and scientific research, etc.