SSC Scientific Assistant Syllabus | Exam Pattern

SSC Scientific Assistant Syllabus

Staff Selection Commision SSC is recruiting for 1102 Scientific Assistant Posts in Indian Meteorological department. Official notification for SSC Scientific Assistant Recruitment 2021 has been released on official website of SSC. Now all aspirants looking for SSC Scientific Assistant Syllabus and Exam Pattern. As recruitment is purely based on exam, you have to prepare very well to crack this exam. SSC Scientific Assistant Syllabus will help you to make your preperation plan. Keep hardcopy of syllabus with you while preparation. You will come to know how much syllabus you have covered and how much is remaining. Check SSC Scientific Assistant Syllabus and Exam Pattern given below.

SSC Scientific Assistant Syllabus and Exam Pattern

Exam Pattern –

Total Marks – 200

Total Questions – 200

Time – 2 Hours

Paper 1 – 100 Marks

(i) General Intelligence &          –         25 Marks
(ii) Quantitative Aptitude          –         25 Marks
(iii) English language &            –          25 Marks
(iv) General Awareness           –          25 Marks

Paper 2 – 100 Marks

100 Technical objective questions for 100 marks.

Negative marking 0.25 marks for each wrong answer.


SSC Scientific Assistant Syllabus

There are two papers each of 100 marks. SSC Scientific Assistant Syllabus for each paper is given below.

SSC Scientific Assistant Syllabus for

paper 1

Paper 1 is of 4 section. Section wise syllabus given below.

(i) SSC Scientific Assistant Syllabus for General Intelligence &Reasoning:

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 alsoinclude questions designed to test the candidate‟s abilities to deal with abstract ideas symbols and their relationships, arithmetical computations and other analytical functions.

(ii) SSC Scientific Assistant Syllabus for 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 angle, Heights and Distances, Histogram, Frequency polygon,
Bar diagram & Pie chart.

(iii) SSC Scientific Assistant Syllabus for English  :

English grammar, Vocabulary, Spellings,
Synonyms and Antonyms, Comprehension, Correct and incorrect usages, etc.

(iv) SSC Scientific Assistant Syllabus for General Awareness  :

General, physical, geographical, topographical, economic and climatic features of India. Current events. Matters of everyday observation and experience on scientific aspects and reasoning. Basic topics of mathematics, Chemistry and Physics. History of India, its cultural heritage, freedom movement, salient feature of the Constitution of India. Economic and social aspect of the country and its people.

SSC Scientific Assistant Syllabus for

paper 2

PHYSICS – SSC Scientific Assistant Syllabus

  • Mechanics:
  • Thermal Physics, Radiation & Sound:
  • Optics:
  • Electricity and magnetism:
  • Atomic structure:
  • Electronics; Thermo-ionic emission, diodes and triodes, p-n diodes and transistors,
    simple rectifier, amplifier and oscillator circuits.

Computer Science and Information Technology – SSC Scientific Assistant Syllabus

  • Computer:
  • Virtual Memory:
  • I/O System: Overview
  • Assemblers:
  • Fundamentals of programming:
  • Internet Technology:
  • Fundamentals of Geographical Information System (GIS):

 Electronics & Telecommunication – SSC Scientific Assistant Syllabus


  • Conductors, Semi-conductors, Insulators, Magnetic, Passive components,
    characteristics of Resistors, Capacitors and inductors.PN Junction diode, forward
    and reverse bias characteristics and equivalent circuits of diode, Zener diode and
    applications, clipping, clamping and rectifier circuits using diodes.
  • Introduction to Network Theorems:
  • Digital electronics:Logic gates, Demorgan‟s theorem, Boolean algebra,
    frequency counters, flip-flops, shift resistors, Basic concepts of Digital to Analog
    and Analog to Digital Converters, Timing circuits, Digital logic circuits, systems
    & codes Combinational logic design.

Telecommunication :

  • Basic antenna principle directive gain, directivity, radiation pattern, broad-side
    and end-fire array, Yagi antenna, Parabolic antenna, Ground wave propagation,
    space waves, ionosphere propagation and electromagnetic frequency spectrum,
    Modulation, types of modulation, Amplitude Modulation (AM), Modulation
    index, Power relation in AM, Generation and Demodulation of AM.
  • Single Side Band (SSB):
  • Pulse Modulation (PM):
  • Multiplexing: FDM/TDM.
  • ntroduction of digital Communication: PSK, ASK, FSK, introduction to fiber
    optics system, Propagation of light in optical fiber and ray model
  • Propagation of signals at HF, VHF, UHF and microwave frequency and satellite

This is SSC Scientific Assistant Syllabus. You can check complete syllabus given in official notification. Download official notification here.




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