Librarian Assistant, and Clerk Recruitment 2020 by SSC, Syllabus, Exam Pattern, Important Dates


Staff Selection Commission (SSC), New Delhi, Kolkata, Pune, and Masoore are recently Invited to Online Application Form for the Recruitment of Librarian Assistant and Librarian Clerk Recruitment 2020. Those Candidates Are Interested in the Following Vacancies Can Read the Full Notification Before Apply Online.

ADVT. No. - Phase-VIII/2020/Selection

Post Name- Librarian Assistant, Librarian Attendant and Librarian Clerk

Total Vacancy - 45

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Education Qualification


Education Qualification for Librarian Assistant -Graduation plus Bachelor of Library and Information Science from any recognized University.

Education Qualification for Librarian Attendant - 12th Passes/ 10+2 (Higher Secondary) level

Education Qualification for Librarian Clerk - Matriculation Passed

Librarian Assistant, Clerk Recruitment 2020 SSC
Librarian Assistant, Clerk Recruitment 2020 SSC, Syllabus, Exam Pattern, Dates

Important The date for Librarian Assistant Post and Librarian Clerk


Application Start: 21/02/2020
Last Date for Apply Online: 20/03/2020
Last Date Pay Exam Fee: 23/03/2020
Last Date Offline Payment: 25/03/2020
CBT Exam Date: 10 to 12 June 2020
Admit Card Available on- June 2020

Application Fee

General / OBC Candidates: 100 Rupee
SC / ST / PH / Women : 0 Rupee
Payment Mode Available Online and Offline Mode

Age Limit - 18-30 Years for General But Age Relaxation are Available for OBC, SC, ST, & OH

Note- Candidates who apply for more than one post in the same Region/ apply for different posts in different Regions/ apply for posts of different levels (Matriculation, Higher Secondary (10+2) and Graduation & above) in the same or different Regions are called “Common candidates’.

Scheme of Examination for Librarian Assistant, Librarian Attendance and Librarian Clerk


There will be three separate Computer Based Examinations consisting of Objective Type Multiple Choice questions, for the posts with minimum Educational Qualification of Matriculation, Higher Secondary, and Graduation & above levels. 

Total Duration - 60 Minutes

Each Section has 25 Question and 50 Marks
A General Intelligence
B General Awareness
C Quantitative Aptitude (Basic Arithmetic Skill)
D English Language (Basic Knowledge)

There will be negative marking of 0.50 marks for each wrong answer.


Indicative Syllabus for Computer Based Examination:

Librarian Clerk Syllabus (Matriculation)


General Intelligence: It would include questions of non-verbal type. The test will include questions on similarities and differences, space visualization, problem-solving, analysis, judgment, decision making, visual memory, discriminating observation, relationship concepts, figure classification, arithmetical number series, non-verbal series, etc. The test will also include questions designed to test the candidate’s abilities to deal with abstract
 ideas and symbols and their relationship, arithmetical computation, and other analytical functions.

General Awareness: Questions are designed to test the general awareness of the environment and its application to society. Questions will also be designed to test knowledge of current events and of such matters of everyday 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 neighboring countries especially pertaining to Sports, History, Culture, Geography, Economic scene, General Polity including Indian Constitution, and Scientific Research, etc. These questions will be such that they do not require a special study of any discipline.

Quantitative Aptitude: This paper will include questions on problems relating to Number Systems, Computation of Whole Numbers, Decimals and Fractions and relationship between Numbers, Fundamental arithmetical operations, Percentages, Ratio and Proportion, Averages, Interest, Profit and Loss, Discount, Use of Tables and Graphs, Mensuration, Time and Distance, Ratio and Time, Time and Work, etc.

English Language: Candidates understanding of the Basics of English Language, its vocabulary, grammar, sentence structure, synonyms, antonyms, and its correct usage, etc. his/her writing ability would be tested.

Syllabus for Librarian Attendance - 12th Passes/ 10+2 (Higher Secondary) level


General Intelligence: It would include questions of both verbal and non-verbal type. The test will include questions on Semantic Analogy, Symbolic operations, Symbolic/Number Analogy, Trends, Figural Analogy, Space Orientation, Semantic Classification, Venn Diagrams, Symbolic/Number Classification, Drawing inferences, Figural Classification, Punched hole/pattern-folding & unfolding, Semantic Series, Figural Pattern – folding and completion, Number Series, Embedded figures, Figural Series, Critical Thinking, Problem Solving, Emotional Intelligence, Word Building, Social Intelligence, Coding, and decoding, Other sub-topics, if any Numerical operations.

General Awareness: Questions are designed to test the candidate’s general awareness of the environment and its application to society. Questions are also designed to test  knowledge of current events and of such matters of everyday observation and experience in their scientific aspect as may be expected of an educated person. The test will also include questions relating to India and its neighboring countries especially pertaining to History, Culture, Geography, Economic Scene, General polity and scientific research.

Quantitative Aptitude: Arithmetic, Number Systems, Computation of Whole Number, Decimal and Fractions, Relationship between numbers Fundamental arithmetical operations: Percentages, Ratio, and Proportion, Square roots, Averages, Interest (Simple and Compound), Profit and Loss, Discount, Partnership Business, Mixture and Allegation, Time and distance, Time and work. Algebra: Basic algebraic identities of School Algebra and Elementary surds (simple problems) and Graphs of Linear Equations. Geometry: Familiarity with elementary geometric figures and facts: Triangle and its various kinds of centers, Congruence, and similarity of triangles, Circle and its chords, tangents, angles subtended by chords of a circle, common tangents to two or more circles. Mensuration: 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 Trigonometry: Trigonometry, Trigonometric ratios, Complementary angles, Height and distances (simple problems only) Standard Identities etc., Statistical Charts: Use of Tables and Graphs, Histogram, frequency polygon, Bar-diagram, Pie-chart

English Language: Spot the Error, Fill in the Blanks, Synonyms/ Homonyms, Antonyms, Spellings/ Detecting Mis-spelt words, Idioms & 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, Comprehension Passage.

Syllabus for Librarian Assistant SSC


General Intelligence: It would include questions of both verbal and non-verbal type. This component may include questions on analogies, similarities, and differences, space visualization, spatial orientation, problem-solving, analysis, judgment, decision making, visual memory, discrimination, observation, relationship concepts, arithmetical reasoning and figural classification, arithmetic number series, non-verbal series, coding and decoding, statement conclusion, syllogistic reasoning etc. The topics are, Semantic Analogy, Symbolic/Number Analogy, Figural Analogy, Semantic Classification, Symbolic/ Number Classification, Figural Classification, Semantic Series, Number Series, Figural Series, Problem Solving, Word Building, Coding & de-coding, Numerical Operations, symbolic Operations, Trends, Space Orientation, Space Visualization, Venn Diagrams, Drawing inferences, Punched hole/ pattern –folding & un-folding, Figural Pattern – folding and completion, Indexing, Address matching, Date & city matching, Classification of center codes/ roll numbers, Small & Capital letters/ numbers coding, decoding and classification, Embedded Figures, Critical thinking, Emotional Intelligence, Social Intelligence, Other sub-topics, if any.

General Awareness: Questions will be designed to test the general awareness of the environment and its application to society. Questions will also be designed to test knowledge of current events and of such matters of everyday observations and experience in their scientific aspect as may be expected of any educated person. The test will also include questions relating to India and its neighboring countries especially pertaining to History, Culture, Geography, Economic Scene, General Polity& Scientific Research.

Quantitative Aptitude: 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 centers, Congruence, and similarity 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.

English Language: Candidates’ ability to understand correct English, his basic comprehension and writing ability etc. would be tested.

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