SSC Upper Division Clerk Syllabus
SSC Upper Division Clerk Syllabus


SSC UDC Syllabus

SSC UDC Exam Pattern:

  • Staff Selection Commission Clerk Exam will be conducted in two papers.
  • Paper 1 is Objective Type and Paper 2 is Descriptive Type.
  • Duration of the Paper 1 is 2 hours 40 minutes.
  • Duration of the Paper 2 is 2 hours 40 minutes.
  • There will be a negative marking of 0.25 marks for each wrong answer in the computer-based examination in Paper-1.
SubjectsNo. of QuestionsMarks
Objective Type (Paper 1)100100
General Awareness
Comprehension and writing ability of the English Language
Descriptive Type (Paper 2)100100
Noting, Drafting & Office Procedure

SSC UDC Syllabus

SSC UDC Paper-I Syllabus:

General Awareness:

  • Current events and such matters of everyday observations
  • India and its neighboring countries
  • Especially pertaining to History
  • Culture
  • Geography
  • Economics
  • Science
  • General Politic and Scientific research


  • English language
  • Vocabulary
  • Spelling
  • Grammar
  • Sentence structure
  • Synonyms
  • Antonyms
  • Sentence completion
  • Phrases and idiomatic use of words
  • Comprehension of a passage

SSC UDC Paper 2 Syllabus:

SSC Clerk Noting and Drafting Syllabus:

  • To check the knowledge of office procedure in the Secretariat and Attached Offices and, in general, and to check their ability to write and understand notes and drafts
  • The paper will be designed on Noting, Drafting, and Office Procedure.
  • All the appliers must study the Manual of Office Procedure / Manual of Office Procedure issued by the Ministry of Railways
  • The Rules of Procedure and Conduct of Business in the Lok Sabha and the Rajya Sabha.
  • Hand Book of orders issued by the Ministry of Home Affairs regarding the use of Hindi for the official purpose of the Union and Reservation Policy for SC/STs in services, and orders issued by the Government thereon from time to time

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