SSC Postal Assistant Syllabus 2018 Exam Pattern

SSC Postal Assistant Syllabus 2018 is available on this web page. All candidates can check & download the SSC Postal Assistant Syllabus 2018 from our web portal. SSC is an acronym for Staff Selection Commission, who conducts the exam for state Govt. jobs. Lac of students applies every year for state govt. job and thousands of them selected by recruitment team. Now, officials have updated a notification on their official portal for postal assistant posts.

SSC Postal Assistant Syllabus 2018

The Postal Assistant post is vacant almost in all districts and interested candidates may apply for this. Before applying for this post, you must have knowledge about SSC Postal Assistant Syllabus 2018, exam pattern, application form filling start and last date, fee submission procedure and last date, pay scale, job location, number of vacant posts in each district, eligibility criteria, age limit, educational qualification, admit card issue date, result declaration date, many other important dates and useful instructions.

All instructions must be kept in mind while applying for postal assistant post and documents should be attached in the proper format. All candidates must have information about all important dates so that they can perform task accordingly. After applying for SSC postal assistant 2018 post, candidates should start their preparation in the best way so that they can get clear the exam on the first attempt.

SSC Postal Assistant Exam Pattern 2018

Subject Name MCQ- Questions Marks Duration
General Intelligence 50 50 75 minutes
English Language 50 50
Quantitative Aptitude 50 50
General Awareness 50 50
Total 200 200 75 Minutes

Part A- in this part, you will get 25 questions for 25 marks. Topics in this section are: Questions on current events, sports, history, geography, basic economics, general politics, Indian Constitution, Science environment etc.

Part B- 25 questions will be there from mathematics. Topics of mathematics include number system, simplification, decimals, corrections, simple and compound interest, percentage, average, profit and loss, discount, menstruation, Time & work and time & distance etc

Part C- this section will have questions from English and number of questions will be 25. Topics of English section are prepositions, adverbs, conjunction, direct/indirect speech, singular & plural, tenses, antonyms/synonyms etc.

Part D- this section will also have 25 questions on reasoning and analytical ability and one question will consist one mark.

SSC Postal Assistant 2018 Exam Syllabus

For this, you must have syllabus and exam pattern for SSC postal assistant post. This information is available in the official notification of postal assistant and downloads it from the official website of SSC which is if you did not get it from the official website, then check this article. Here, we have provided detailed information for SSC postal assistant 2018 exam pattern and syllabus in Hindi.

General Intelligence:

  • Figural Analogy.
  • Space Orientation.
  • Symbolic/Number Classification.
  • Drawing inferences.
  • Symbolic operations.
  • Symbolic/ Number Analogy.
  • Figural Classification.
  • Punched hole/pattern-folding & unfolding.
  • Semantic Series.
  • Semantic Classification.
  • Venn Diagrams.
  • Semantic Analogy.

English Syllabus

  • Spot the Error.
  • Active/ Passive Voice of Verbs.
  • Idioms & Phrases, One-word substitution.
  • Conversion into Direct/Indirect narration.
  • Spellings/ Detecting Mis-spelt words.
  • Improvement of Sentences.
  • Cloze Passage.
  • Shuffling of Sentence parts.
  • Synonyms/Homonyms.
  • Fill in the Blanks.
  • Shuffling of Sentences in a passage.
  • Comprehension Passage.

Quantitative Aptitude Syllabus

Subject Important Topics
Number systems

Computation of the 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.


Basic algebraic identities of School Algebra and Elementary surds (simple problems)

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 ratios

Complementary angles

Height and distances (simple problems only) Standard Identities like sin20 + Cos20=1 etc.,


Statistical charts Use of Tables and Graphs: Histogram, Frequency polygon, Bar diagram, Pie-chart

General Awareness

  • Budget and Five Year Plans.
  • Indian Constitution.
  • Science – Inventions & Discoveries.
  • Particular reference to Rajasthan State.
  • Scientific Research.
  • India and its neighboring countries.
  • Knowledge of Current Events.
  • Important Financial & Economic News.
  • Geography of India & Gujarat.
  • Economy, Banking, and Finance.
  • Countries & Capitals.
  • General Politics.

Exam pattern: there will be two tests, one is aptitude test and other is computer typing test. There are four parts of the aptitude test for maximum 100 marks. Aptitude test comprises four parts, which is part A, part B, part C and part D and duration of exam is 120 minutes. One interesting thing is that there is no negative marking.

Computer typing test: typing test will be of 30 minutes which is further divided into two parts. In the 15 minutes, you have to type the given data and other 15 minutes for data entry in the system. It is based on your chosen language either Hindi or English. So, also do practice for data typing.

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