Syllabus : SSC : Investigator (NSSO)
Probability, Probability Distribution:
Binomial, Poisson, Normal, Exponential,
Compilation, classification, tabulation of statistical data, Graphical
presentation of data, Measures of central tendency, measures of dispersion,
measures of association and contingency, scatter diagram, correlation
coefficient, rank correlation coefficient and linear regression analysis (for
two or more variables) excluding partial correlation coefficients, concept of
population, random sample, parameters, statistics, sampling, distribution of x,
properties of estimators and estimation of confidence intervals. Principles of
sampling, simple random sampling, stratified sampling, systematic sampling, etc.
Sampling and Non-sampling errors, type-I and type-II errors.
Null and alternate: Testing of hypothesis for large samples as well as small
samples including Chi-square tests (Z,T,F,X tests), Index Numbers, Time-series
analysis-components of variation and their estimation.
Demand and Supply Analysis, including Laws and Interaction.
Production Function and Laws of Returns.
Commodity pricing, characteristics of various Market Forms & such Market
Theory of Factor pricing- Rent, Wage, interest and profit.
Theory of Employment- classical and Neo-classical Approach.
Keynesian Theory of Employment-Principle of Effective importance of investment,
Relation between saving and inv Effect and the process of Income Generation,
Nature and Functions of Money, value of Money, Fluctuation of Money-inflation
and Deflation, Monetary policy, Index Numbers.
International Trade- free trade and protection, Theories of Trade.
Foreign Exchange-Determination of the rate of Exchange, Parity Theory and
Balance of Payment theory.
Public Finance- Nature, Scope and importance of public Finance.
Taxation- meaning, Classification and principles of Taxation.
Indian Economics & General statistics:
Statistical investigation-Meaning and planning of investigation.
Collection of data and editing of data.
Types of sampling.
Schedule and questionnaire.
Presentation of data-classification, tabulation, etc.
Measures of Central Tendency.
National income and Accounting- Estimation of National Income, Structural
changes in the Indian Economy, income Data.
Agricultural sector â€“ Agricultural Development during planning, credit,
Agricultural price policy, Rural Development, Co-Operative Raj.
Industrial Policy and industrial Development.
Problems of Economic Development- Indian Planning-Objective and its evolution,
Five Year plans and Role of National Development.
Profile of Human Resources- Population and Economic Development, Profile of
India, Nature of population problem-poverty, population control and Government.
New Economic policy and Welfare Schemes.
Indian public Finance-Indian Revenue, Foreign Aid.
Indian Banking and Currency system.
Algebra of sets, relations and functions of a function, equivalence relation.
The system of complex numbers, De Moivre's Theorem and its simple applications,
Relation between roots and coefficients of polynomial equation â€“ Evaluation of
symmetric function of roots of cubic and biquadrate equation.
of Matrices: Determinants,
simple properties of determinants, multiplication of determinants,
multiplication of determinants of orders two and three, singular and
non-singular matrices. Inverse of a matrix, Rank of a matrix and application of
matrices to the solution of linear equations (in three unknowns). Convergence of
sequences, and sense, tests of convergence of series with positive terms, Ratio,
Root and Gauss tests.
Analytical Geometry: Straight
lines, Circles, parabola, ellipse and hyperbola in standard form and their
elementary properties, classification of curves of second degree.
Equation: First order differential equation, Solution of second and higher order
liner differential equations with constant coefficients and simple applications.
and Integral Calculus: Limit, continuity and differentiability of functions,
successive differentiation, derivatives of standard functions, Rolle's and
mean-value Theorems, Maclaurins and Taylor's series (Without proof) and their
applications, maxima and minima of functions of one variable. Tangents and
normal, curvature, Partial differentiation, Euler's theorem for homogeneous
function, Tracing of curves. Standard methods of Integration, Reimann's
definition of definite integral, fundamental theorem of integral calculus,
quadrate, rectification, volumes and surface of solids of revolution.
Measures of central tendency, measures of dispersion, Skewness and kurtosis.
Random and distribution function. Distributions and poisson distribution,
continuous distributions, rectangular, Normal and exponential distributions,
principles of least squares and regression. Random sampling, random numbers,
sampling attributes, Large sample tests for mean and proportion test of
significance, based on t, F AND Chi square distributions.
Commerce with Statistics: This
paper will cover all the subjects of Commerce commonly taught in the Degree
Course of Indian Universities, namely Accountancy, Business Economics, Taxation,
Company Law, Auditing, Business Communication, Mathematical Ability including
Statistics, Operational Research, International Trade, Marketing and
Advertising, Business Management, Business Organisations, Human Resource
Management, Banking, Insurance, Partnership, Mercantile Law, Investments,
Shares/Debentures, etc. (for details of Statistics topics, refer to Statistics).
all the subjects of Commerce commonly taught in the Degree Course of Indian
Accountancy: Conceptual framework,
Income measurement, Final accounts, Accounting for partnership firms,
Hire-purchase accounting, Corporate accounting (Issue, forfeiture and re-issue
of shares), stock exchanges functioning.
Business Organisation: Business
objectives, Business environment, Business entrepreneurship (including location,
choice of form of business and growth strategies), Business operations including
finance, production, marketing and human resource development.
Management : Concept of
management, Planning, Organising, Leading and Controlling, Operational Research,
Theory of consumer behaviour, Elasticity of demand, Production function, Theory
of costs, Market structures, Price determination under perfect competition and
Indian Economics: Issues involved
in planning for economic development, Sectoral analysis of Indian economy
including agriculture, industry and foreign trade.
Business Statistics: Analysis of
univariate data involving measurement of central tendency and dispersion,
correlation and regression analysis, index numbers, analysis of time-series,
Theory of probability, Mathematical ability.
Business Law: Indian Contract Act,
1872, Sale of Goods Act, 1930, Partnership Act 1932 and Negotiable Instrument
Act, 1881, laws relating to Banking & Insurance.
Company Law: Kinds of Companies,
matters involving incorporation of company, shares and share capital and matters
relating to issue and transfer of shares, members of a Company, management of
company, meetings and resolutions, winding up of a company.
Cost accounting: Procedures
involved in cost accounting, marginal costing, cost volume, profit analysis,
Budgetary control, Standard costing.
Auditing: Meaning and objects of
auditing, types of audit, Audit process.
Income Tax: Basic concepts,
Residence and tax liability, heads of Income.
Labour Laws: Labour welfare laws
including Payment of Minimum Wages Act, Trade Union Act, Industrial Disputes Act