SSC (10+2) CHSL

SSC CHSL Exam Pattern

SSC CHSL Tier I Exam Pattern

The Tier-I paper will be objective type. There will be 100 questions for which Candidates will get 60 minutes.

Subject Questions  Maximum Marks  Total Duration
 General Intelligence 25 50 60 Minutes.
 English Language (Basic) 25 50
 Quantitative Aptitude (Basic Arithmetic Skill) 25 50
General Awareness 25 50

These 100 questions mentioned in the above table will be based on the topics which are mentioned in the Syllabus.

SSC CHSL Tier II Exam Pattern & Syllabus

There will be a Descriptive Paper (1 Essay & 1 Letter) in SSC CHSL Tier II Exam. You can start your exam with any of the following sections given in the below table.

Sections No. of Questions Maximum Marks
Letter/Application 1 50
Essay Writting 1 50

Note: Minimum Qualifying Marks in this exam is 33%. Marks of this exam will be calculated in preparing the final list of qualified students.

SSC CHSL Tier III Exam Pattern

There will be a Skill Test/Typing Test.

SSC CHSL Syllabus Tier 1

SSC CHSL Tier 1 syllabus is divided into sections-

  • English
  • General Awareness
  • Quantitative Aptitude
  • Reasoning

General Intelligence and Reasoning Syllabus for SSC CHSL Tier 1

Topics Weightage(Questions)
Analogy  3-4
Venn Diagrams 2-3
Symbolic/Number Classification, Number Series 2-3
Figural Classification 2-3
Punched hole/pattern-folding & unfolding  3-4
Coding -Decoding  2-3
Problem Solving 2-3
Missing Number 1-2
Non – Verbal Reasoning 3-4
Verbal Reasoning 2-3
Space Orientation 0-1

English Language Syllabus for SSC CHSL Tier 1

SSC CHSL 2018 Syllabus for English language section is given in the below table.

Topics Weightage (Questions)
 Spot the Error  2-3
 Fill in the Blanks  2-3
 Synonyms/Antonyms  2-3
 Spellings Error  2-3
  Idioms & Phrases  2-3
One word substitution 2-3
Improvement of Sentences 2-3
Active/Passive Voice  3
Direct/Indirect narration 3
Parajumbles  1-5
Cloze Passage 5
Comprehension Passage 5

General Awareness Syllabus for SSC CHSL Tier 1

Topics Weightage (Questions)
 India’s History  4-5
Indian Polity  3-4
 Geography  4-5
  Economics & Current Affairs  3-4
General Science 4-5
 Static GK  5-6

Quantitative Aptitude Syllabus for SSC CHSL Tier 1

SSC CHSL 2018 Syllabus for Quantitative Aptitude section includes:

 Sections  Topics  Weightage (Questions)
 Arithmetic  Number Systems      15-20
 Percentages
 Ratio & Proportion
  Square roots
 Averages
 SI & CI
 Profit & Loss
Discount
Partnership
Mixture & Allegation
Time & distance
Time & work
Algebra Basic algebraic identities  3-5
Surds
Graphs of Linear Equations
Geometry Triangle and its various kinds of centers 2-3
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 2-3
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, Standard Identities like sin20 + Cos20=1 etc. 2-3
Complementary angles, Height, and distances
Statistical Charts Histogram, Frequency polygon,  2-3
Bar-diagram, Pie-chart

NOTE: For Visually Handicapped candidates of 40% and above visual disability and opting for SCRIBES there will be no questions of Maps/Graphs/Diagrams/Statistical Data.

SSC CHSL Skill Test/Typing Test

Skill Test (DEST) Pattern

It is of QUALIFYING nature. Candidates should possess Data Entry Speed of 8,000 key depressions per hour on the computer. They will be given printed matter in English which they have to type on the computer. The test is for 15 minutes and candidates should have a minimum speed of 2000-2200 strokes/key-depressions in order to qualify. Also typing speed of MS office will also be tested.

Typing Test Pattern

Typing Test will be conducted only in English or Hindi and candidates while applying for the Examination will have to indicate his/her choice/option for Typing Test Medium in the Application Form.Candidates opting for English medium should have a typing speed of 35 words per minute and those opting for Hindi medium should have a typing speed of 30 words per minute. Corresponds to 10500 key depressions per hour and 30 wpm corresponds to 9000 key depressions per hour. The speed will be adjudged on the accuracy of typing on the computer of a given text passage in 10 minutes. Visually Handicapped candidates (with 40% disability and above) will be allowed 30 minutes. In English, the passage to be typed in 10 minutes has 1750 key depressions and in Hindi, it has 900.