SSC CHSL Syllabus & Exam Pattern 2020: Staff Selection Commission conducts the National Level Combined High Secondary Level (10+ 2)’ exam. The SSC CHSL exam is conducted to recruit eligible candidates for various posts such as Postal Assistant, Lower Divisional Clerks, Court Clerk, Sorting Assistants, Data Entry Operators, etc.in the Indian Administrative Systems. Read the following article to know more about the SSC CHSL Recruitment Notification 2020
SSC CHSL Syllabus 2020 Information
|Staff Selection Commission Combined Higher Secondary Level Syllabus 2020 & Exam Pattern|
|Organization Name||Staff Selection Commission (SSC)|
|Post Name||Combined Higher Secondary Level (Data Entry Operator, Lower Division Clerk, Junior Secretariat Assistant, Postal Assistants, Sorting Assistants, Court Clerk)|
|Exam Name||SSC CHSL Exam|
|Selection Process||Computer Based Test, Descriptive Paper, Skill Test/ Typing Test|
|Job Location||Across India|
SSC CHSL Exam Pattern 2020
There are three different phases, which a candidate is required to clear in order to get selected for various posts in the Government Offices.
1. SSC CHSL Tier I Exam is an Objective Multiple Choice Question paper
2. Tier II exam is Descriptive Paper in English/Hindi
3. Tier III is the Computer Proficiency Test.
Check the table below to know the brief about SSC CHSL Exam Pattern (for each tier)
|Tier – I||Objective Multiple Choice||Computer-Based (online)|
|Tier – II||Descriptive Paper in English/Hindi||Pen and Paper mode|
|Tier – III||Skill Test/Computer Proficiency Test||Wherever Applicable|
SSC CHSL Tier – I Exam Pattern 2020
|SSC CHSL Exam Pattern Tier I|
|Sections/Subjects||Number of Questions each section||Maximum Marks||Time Duration|
|General Awareness||25||50||60 minutes (80 Minutes for PwD candidates)|
|English Language (Basic Knowledge)||25||50|
|Quantitative Aptitude (Basic Arithmetic Skill)||25||50|
SSC CHSL Tier-II Exam Pattern
Candidates who qualify Tier I exam are called to appear for SSC CHSL Tier II. The Tier II of SSC CHSL Exam assesses the English/Hindi writing skills of candidates, which is why it is a descriptive type of test. The questions asked in the Tier II paper are based on 10th standard concepts.
The written test of SSC CHSL Tier-II comprises an Essay writing of 200-250 words and Application/Letter writing of 150-200 words. The minimum marks that candidates need to attain in Tier-II exam is 33%.
The SSC CHSL Tier-II test is of 100 marks and the total time allowed to candidates for completing the test is 60 minutes (80 minutes for candidates who are visually handicapped or suffer from cerebral palsy).
SSC CHSL Tier III Exam Pattern
- Typing test for 15 minutes duration in which candidate must have the speed to write 35 words per minute (English Medium) and 30 words per minute (Hindi Medium).
- For VH – visually handicapped candidate (40% disabled), 30 minutes is provided for this test.
SSC CHSL Syllabus for Tier-I Exam
There are 4 sections in Tier I of SSC CHSL exam which are given below:
- Reasoning Ability
- Quantitative Aptitude
- English Language
- General Awareness
SSC CHSL Tier-I Syllabus
SSC CHSL Tier-I Syllabus comprises of 4 subjects which are: English Language, Quantitative Aptitude, General Intelligence: & General Awareness. The subject wise topics for SSC CHSL 2020 Tier-I exam is given below:
|General Intelligence||Quantitative Aptitude (Basic Arithmetic Skill)||English Language (Basic Knowledge)||General Awareness|
|Logical Reasoning||Simplification||Reading Comprehension||History|
|Alphanumeric Series||Profit & Loss||Cloze Test||Culture|
|Ranking/Direction/Alphabet Test||Mixtures & Allegations||Para jumbles||Geography|
|Data Sufficiency||Simple Interest & Compound Interest & Surds & Indices||Miscellaneous||Economic Scene|
|Coded Inequalities||Work & Time||Fill in the blanks||General Policy|
|Seating Arrangement||Time & Distance||Multiple Meaning/Error Spotting||Scientific Research|
|Puzzle||Mensuration – Cylinder, Cone, Sphere||Paragraph Completion||Awards and Honors|
|Tabulation||Data Interpretation||One Word Substitution||Books and Authors|
|Syllogism||Ratio & Proportion, Percentage||Active/Passive Voice|
|Blood Relations||Number Systems|
|Input-Output||Sequence & Series|
|Coding-Decoding||Permutation, Combination & Probability|
The detailed SSC CHSL Syllabus for Computer Based Examination (Tier-I) is discussed below:
English Language Syllabus for SSC CHSL
The English Language questions will be asked from following topics: Spot the Error, Fill in the Blanks, Synonyms/ Homonyms, Antonyms, Spellings/ Detecting mis-spelt words, Idioms & Phrases, One word substitution, Improvement of Sentences, Active/ Passive Voice of Verbs, Conversion into Direct/Indirect narration, Shuffling of Sentence parts, Shuffling of Sentences in a passage, Cloze Passage, Comprehension Passage.
General Awareness Syllabus for SSC CHSL
Questions from General Awareness section are designed to test the candidate’s general knowledge of the environment around him and its 14 application to society. Questions are also designed to test knowledge of current events and of such matters of everyday observation and experience in their scientific aspect as may be expected of an educated person. The test will also include questions relating to India and its neighboring countries especially pertaining to History, Culture, Geography, Economic Scene, General policy, Static Awareness, Indian GK and scientific research.
General Intelligence Syllabus for SSC CHSL
This section includes questions of both verbal and non-verbal reasoning. The questions will be asked from Semantic Analogy, Symbolic operations, Symbolic/ Number Analogy, Trends, Figural Analogy, Space Orientation, Semantic Classification, Venn Diagrams, Number Series, Embedded figures, Figural Series, Critical Thinking, Problem Solving, Symbolic/ Number Classification, Drawing inferences, Figural Classification, Punched hole/ patternfolding & unfolding, Semantic Series, Figural Pattern-folding and completion, Emotional Intelligence, Word Building, Social Intelligence, Coding and de-coding, Other subtopics, if any Numerical operations.
Quantitative Aptitude Syllabus for SSC CHSL
Number Systems: Computation of 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.
Mensuration: 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.
Algebra: Basic algebraic identities of School Algebra and Elementary surds (simple problems) and Graphs of Linear Equations.
Geometry: Familiarity with elementary geometric figures and facts: Triangle and its various kinds of centres, Congruence and similarity of triangles, Circle and its chords, tangents, angles subtended by chords of a circle, common tangents to two or more circles.
Trigonometry: Trigonometry, Trigonometric ratios, Complementary angles, Height and distances (simple problems only) Standard Identities like sin2 𝜃 + Cos2 𝜃=1 etc.
Statistical Charts: Use of Tables and Graphs: Histogram, Frequency polygon, Bar-diagram, Pie-chart.
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