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SSC CHSL Syllabus & Exam Pattern 2018

SSC CHSL Syllabus & Exam Pattern. The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) recently released a notification about the Combined Higher Secondary Level (10+2) Exam. SSC is holding the SSC CHSL exam for the recruitment of LDC/ JSA, Postal Assistant/ Sorting Assistant and DEO respectively. Since there are so many vacancies available, we strongly recommend you to apply for the SSC CHSL Exam at the earliest. Here is the SSC CHSL Exam pattern and SSC CHSL Syllabus to help you prepare better.

The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) has released the latest SSC CHSL Syllabus and SSC CHSL Exam Pattern. To boost your preparation you should also get awarofut the latest SSC 10+2 Syllabus and paper pattern.

SSC has reduced the time limit for SSC CHSL Tier 1 from 75 minutes to 60 minutes, rest all are the same. Read the post to understand the subject wise syllabus of SSC CHSL 2018 with important topics, marks distribution, weightage, & the number of questions from each section. You can also check the SSC CHSL Exam Pattern 2018 from this post to enhance your preparation. This will help you have an edge over the other applicants.

SSC CHSL Exam Pattern 2018

Exam pattern for every exam plays a very important role in preparing the examination. If you are preparing for CHSL exam, then you should be conscious about the SSC CHSL Pattern. The SSC 10+2 exam pattern or SSC LDC exam pattern will give you an idea about the approach of the exam.

SSC 10+2 Exam Pattern will also let you know about the marking technique of the paper. You will find yourself confident while attempting the question in the exams. Here we are providing you the SSC 10+2 Exam Pattern to help you plan for managing the time while appearing in the exam.

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.

  • descriptive type paperof 100 marks in ‘Pen and Paper’ mode.
  • Time limit for the paper would be given as one hour.
  • It would comprise writing of an Essay of 200-250 words and Letter / Application writing of approximately 150-200 words.
  • 33 per cent would be the minimum qualifying marks in Tier-II.
  • Tier 1 and Tier 2 would be considered while determining the final merit list of the successful candidates
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

  • This test is only for those, who have applied for the post of Data Entry Operators (DEO). The details of the Skill Test are as follows: –
  • Candidates will be given printed passage in English containing 2000-2200 strokes/key-depressions, which they have to enter in the computer within 15 minutes.
  • They will be judged on the basis of how many correct entries of the key depressions they made.
  • This test is of qualifying nature only.
  • A speed test of not less than 15000 key depressions per hour for data entry work to be ascertained through speed test on computer.

SSC CHSL Syllabus Tier 1 2017-18

SSC CHSL Tier 1 syllabus is divided into sections-

  1. English
  2. General Awareness
  3. Quantitative Aptitude
  4. Reasoning

General Intelligence and Reasoning Syllabus for SSC CHSL Tier 1

Topics Expected 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 Expected 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 Expected 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  Expected Questions
 Arithmetic  Number Systems      15-20
 Ratio & Proportion
  Square roots
 SI & CI
 Profit & Loss
Mixture & Allegation
Time & distance
Time & work
Algebra Basic algebraic identities  3-5
Graphs of Linear Equations
Geometry Triangle and its various kinds of centers 2-3
Congruence and similarity of triangles
Circle and its chords
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

 If you want to prepare good for the examination, you can refer the SSC Combined 10+2 Level Exam Syllabus and SSC 10+2 Exam Pattern provided by Studywale, so that your focus will not be diverted and you can prepare more confidently.

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