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Friday, July 1, 2016

New Pattern for SSC CGL EXAM 2016

New Pattern for SSC CGL EXAM 2016
Tier 1+2+3 = 200+400+100=700
Tier-1 (100 Ques)=200 Marks *(ONLINE)* *TIME 75 min*
-ve Marking of .50 for wrong ans*

*Exam date Tier 1 (27 Aug 2016)*
STRUCTURE OF SSC CGL-TIER-I
Sr. No.
Name of tests (objective)
No of Questions
Maximum Marks
Duration of the test
1
General Intelligence & Reasoning
25
50
Composite time of 75 Min.
2
General Awareness
25
50
3
Quantitative Aptitude
25
50
4
English Comprehension
25
50
Total
100
200
 STRUCTURE OF SSC CGL-TIER-2
Sr. No.
Name of tests (objective)
No of Questions
Maximum Marks
Duration of the test
1
Quantitative Abilities
100
200
Composite time of 2 hours
2
English Comprehension
200
200
Total
300
400

Tier-3 Descriptive *(OFFLINE)*(English/Hindi) = 100 marks 
*Essay/Precis/Letter*

****Skill Test applicable to few post.

DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS: 1 JULY 2016

DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS: 1 JULY 2016
(Daily News India)
Shared By: WWW.DailyGk.IN

1. CABINET CLEARS PAY HIKE FOR 1 CR. GOVT EMPLOYEES AND PENSIONERS
i. The Cabinet has approved pay hike in the salay of more than 1 Cr. central government employees.
ii. They  will get a pay hike after the government approved the implementation of the recommendations of the Seventh Central Pay Commission.
ii. The report submitted by the commission headed by Justice Ashok Kumar Mathur in November last year recommended a 14.27 percent hike in basic pay at junior levels, 23.55 per cent overall hike in salaries, allowances and pension.
iii. The entry level pay was recommended to be raised to Rs. 18,000 per month from the current Rs. 7,000 a month.

2. FSSAI SIGNS MOU WITH ASCI
i. Food Safety and Standards Authority of India and the Advertising Standards Council of India signed MoU with each other to put check on the issues of misleading advertisements in the food sector.
ii. Under this MoU they will make it a compulsory check upon the process of complaints against misleading ads by food companies.

3. NASA TESTS ROCKET BOOSTER FOR SPACE MISSION
i. A booster for NASA’s Space Launch System the most powerful rocket in the world, has been successfully tested.
ii. It will pave the way for future human exploration in deep space, including the journey to Mars.
iii. This final qualification test of the booster system shows real progress in the development of the Space Launch System.

4. AMUL SIGNS UP AS OFFICIAL SPONSOR OF INDIAN TEAM TO THE OLYMPICS
i. India’s leading food products company Amul has signed up as the official sponsor for the Indian contingent to the Rio Olympics 2016.
ii. The company will launch a series of advertising campaigns for milk and other dairy products to promote this association.
iii. Amul has embarked upon an ‘Eat Milk with Every Meal’ campaign.

5. EXERCISE ‘JALRAHAT’ COMMENCES IN ASSAM
i. The armed forces conducted a exercise  to control Natural calamities named as exercise ‘Jalrahat’ started in  Narangi Cantt in Assam.
ii. It is a joint initiative by State Govt and Armed Forces for relief during floods.

6. GOVT LAUNCHES WEB PORTAL TO KEEP A CHECK ON ENVIRONMENTAL APPROVALS FOR MINING OF MINERALS
i. A new web portal has been launched for online submission and monitoring of environmental approvals for mining of sand and minor minerals.
ii.  Prakash Javadekar Minister of State of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, the web portal will enhance transparency of the entire application process.

7. INDIA'S SANJEEV RAJPUT WINS SILVER IN ISSF
i. Sanjeev Rajput shooter of India bagged a silver medal for India in men's 50-metre rifle.
ii. The gold medal was acquired by Petar Gorsa from Croatia.

CURRENT AFFAIRS GK QUIZ BASED ON TODAY’S NEWS

1. WHO HEADS THE COMMITTEE OF “7TH PAY COMMISSION”?
a. Justice HL Dattu
b. Justice TS Thakur
c. Justice Ashok Kumar Mathur
d. All of the above
2. WHERE ARE THE HEADQUARTERS OF NASA SITUATED?
a. Washington DC
b. New York
c. Houstan
d. Texas
3. WHAT IS THE FULL FORM OF “NASA”?
a. National Areospace Agency
b. National Aeronautics & Space Administration
c. National Aeroresearch & Space Aministration
d. None of these
 4. “EAT MILK WITH EVERY MEAL” CAMPAIGN HAS LAUNCHED BY WHICH FOOD PRODUCT COMPANY?
a. Nestle
b. Mother Dairy
c. Nutralite
d. Amul
5. NAME THE OPERATION WHICH IS CONDUCTED IN ASSAM TO CONTROL NATURAL CALAMITIES?
a. JALRAHAT
b. JALRAKSHAK
c. JEEVAN SURAKSHA
d. All of the above
6. THE FAMOUS SHOOTER “PETER GORSA” BELONGS TO WHICH COUNTRY?
a. Finland
b. Croatia
c. Denmark
d. Canada

ANSWERS:

1. C     2. A     3. B     4. D     5. A     6. B

DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS: 30 JUNE 2016

DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS: 30 JUNE 2016
(Daily News India)
Shared By: WWW.DailyGk.IN

1. N S VISHWANATHAN APPOINTED AS THE NEW DEPUTY GOVERNOR OF RBI
i. The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet appointed NS Vishwanathan as the Deputy Governor of the Reserve Bank of India.
ii. He is currently working as an executive director at the RBI.
iii. He will replace H R Khan, who will retire on July 3.

2. INDIA RANKED 105TH ON WEF'S HUMAN CAPITAL INDEX
i. India has been ranked 105th out of 130 countries on the World Economic Forum's Human Capital Index.
ii. The index measures countries’ ability to nurture, develop and deploy talent for economic growth.
iii. Finland topped the index and india is placed on 105th rank.
iv. The index has been released by Geneva-based World Economic Forum.

3.  RAJNATH SINGH INAUGURATES H.Q. OF JHARKHAND'S SPECIAL ANTI-MAOIST FORCE
i. Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh has inaugurated the newly constructed headquarters of Jharkhand's special anti-Maoist force 'Jharkhand Jaguar' in Jharkhand's capital city Ranchi.
ii. Jharkhand Jaguar is an anti-Maoist squad formed eight years ago in 2008 .
iii. The force has led many successful operations against Maoists so far.

4. ODISHA GOVERNMENT TO PROVIDE EDUCATION LOAN AT 1% INTEREST
i. Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has launched a new scheme Kalinga Siksha Sathi Yojana.
ii. The aim  of the scheme is to provide education loan at 1 % interest to students for pursuing higher studies.
iii. The State government dedicated this scheme to former Chief Minister Biju Patnaik on his Birth Centenary.
iv. Under this scheme poor students can avail professional and technical education loan up to 10 lakh rupees at 1% interest rate.

5. TWO INDIANS GET QUEEN’S YOUNG LEADERS AWARD 2016
i. Two Indians, Kartik Sawhney, and Neha Swain, have won the 2016 Queen's Young Leaders award in the United Kingdom.
ii. Sawhney and Swain have won the prestigious award for their exceptional work in transforming the lives of others and making a lasting difference in their communities.
iii. The Queen’s Young Leader Award is given to youths who are taking the lead in their communities and using their skills to transform lives.

6 FOUNDER OF TITAN, XERXES SAPUR DESAI HAS PASSED AWAY
i. Xerxes Sapur Desai, the man who founded India's largest watchmaker company 'Titan Co Ltd', has passed away in Bengaluru.
ii. He also worked with Tata Press, Tata Chemicals, and Taj Hotels before setting up Titan in 1986.
iii. After the success in watches, he started Tanishq, the jewelry business that is now a trusted brand and India’s largest jewelry firm.

7. INDIA MAINTAINS THE THIRD POSITION IN ICC ODI TEAM RANKINGS
i. According to ICC Ranking India has maintained its number three position in the ICC ODI team rankings.
ii. The ranking list is topped by world champions Australia.
iii. The second place was occupied by New Zealand with 113 rating points.
iv. In the MRF Tyres ICC Player Rankings for ODI batsmen India’s Virat Kohli is placed second while South Africa’s AB de Villiers has been on the top place.

CURRENT AFFAIRS GK QUIZ BASED ON TODAY’S NEWS

1. NAME THE DEPUTY GOVERNOR OF RBI WHO HAS BEEN REPLACED BY NS VISWANATHAN BY THE RECOMMENDATION OF THE APPOINTMENT COMMITTEE OF CABINET?
a. SS Mundra
b. R Gandhi
c. Urjit R Patel
d. HR Khan
2. WHICH COUNTRY TOPS THE LIST OF “WORLD ECONOMIC FORUM’S” HUMAN CAPITAL INDEX?
a. Finland
b. Scotland
c. Spain
d. USA
3. HOW MANY COUNTRIES ARE SURVEYED BY GENEVA BASED “WORLD ECONOMIC FORUM”?
a. 161
b. 152
c. 130
d. 131
4. THE ANTI-MAOIST SQUAD “JHARKHAND JAGUAR” HEADQUARTERS LOCATED AT WHICH CITY OF INDIA?
a. Ranchi
b. Hazaribagh
c. Dhanbad
d. Patna
5. WHO IS THE GOVERNOR OF ODISHA?
a. MN Shah
b. Shila Dixit
c. Kiran Bedi
d. SC Jamir
6. WHICH COUNTRY’S BATSMAN HAS GOT 1ST RANK ACCORDING TO MRF TYRES ICC PLAYER RANKING?
a. Australia
b. India
c. South Africa
d. West Indies

ANSWERS:

1. D     2. A     3. C     4. A     5. D     6. C

MONTHLY GK CAPSULE (NEWSPAPER ANALYSIS) JUNE 2016

Monthly GK Capsules of June2016
Here is the new Monthly GK Capsules. This time we are going to share official PDF file of AAA-Bright Academy which contains Monthly GK updates of June2016. So if you are preparing for any Government, Bank, Railways, SSC Examination this PDF file is very helpful to you. All the best to all participants for the upcoming Examination.

To Download Monthly GK CLICK HERE

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