24 December, 2016

SSC CHSL Exam Pattern And Syllabus

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Are Your Searching For SSC CHSL Syllabus & Exam  Pattern for 2017?  
Are Are Thinking how 10+2 level combined higher secondary level Exam is conducted ?  
Are You thinking what to read and what not to read for SSC CHSL Exam 2017? 
Then you are in redirected to a correct page. In this article we are going to provide you  complete SSC CHSL Syllabus & Exam pattern. You can view all the relevant topics and Sections that are asked in this examination and make your proper preparation for  higher seconday level deo or ldc or postal assistant Exam. For details this article thoroughly.


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SSC CHSL Examination Details:

SSC Combined Higher Secondary level is one of the most popular Higher Secondary level or 10+2 Level Examination. Staff Selection Commission Conducts the examination yearly to fulfil the Vacancies in various Central government Offices, departments and Ministries. It is very popular due to its low requirement of qualification i.e 10+2 only. Any Student with Higher secondary level qualification can apply and appear for it. Through this online test following vacant posts are fulfilled




  • Lower Divisional Clark
  • Data entry and Operator
  • Postal assistant/ Sorting Assistant
  • Court assistant



Every year a huge number of Vacant posts are filled through this examination and those who are thinking to make their career as Clark or Data entry operator or as a Postal assistant then this is a great place for making career.

SSC CHSL Exam Pattern 2017:


Previously the Exam pattern of combined Higher Secondary level was very simple. A Single stage offline written test was used to held for recruiting the candidates. From 2016 the it is slightly change with some some new moves and techniques. Few changes are introduced due to large number of candidates applying for the popular exam.

Latest Exam Pattern Of SSC Combined Higher Secondary level 2017:

As per the latest news the combined higher secondary examination will be held in three stages. Stage 1 called Tier 1, stage II is called tier II  and stage III is called Skill test of computer Proficiency Test.

SSC CHSL Tier 1 Exam Pattern: 

 The Tier 1 examination is computer based SSC online exam which is held in various online Centers distributed in different places of India. The commission has chosen various cities for conducting this exam. The  paper contains 100 multiple choice questions carrying 2 mark each. Total mark allocated for this paper is 200 marks. Candidates will be  provided 75 minute to complete this paper. There will be negative marking for each wrong answer and the value of negative marking is 0.5 mark for each wrong answer.  If a Candidate answers 2 wrong answer then 1 mark is deducted from his total owned mark. The  paper is consist of for Different sections namely

General intelligence and Reasoning: This section Contains 25 question and thus 50 mark

Quantitative Aptitude: This section Contains 25 question and thus 50 mark

English language: This section Contains 25 question and thus 50 mark

General Awareness: This section Contains 25 question and thus 50 mark

All Questions of this paper is multiple choices in nature and each question contains for Options. Every question will be available in both Hindi and English Language.  Candidate can choose any one of the language.

Tier II: Descriptive Paper

The Tier II paper of  is Descriptive type in nature and it is pen and paper based examination. The examination paper is of 100 mark and candidates will be given One hour to complete this paper. The paper contains questions for Essay writing, Letter/Application writing and Report Writing. This paper is introduced to check the writing ability of the candidates.  Candidates need to write Essay in 200-250 words for any given topic and also have to write Letter in 150-200 words. There is a qualifying percentage for this paper. In order to qualify this paper Candidates must secure 33% mark in this paper. The mark obtained in this paper will be added in the total mark obtained in Tier I by candidate.

Tier III: Skill Test or Computer Proficiency Test

In this Tier the candidates are Tested their skill for the post requirement.  This Skill test or Typing test is only qualifying in nature and the mark obtained in this examination will not be added in for preparing merit list.

Skill Test For Data Entry operator:

For Data Entry and Operator post the skill test is required and i.e. Computer Typing test. The Requirement is Data Entry Speed of 8000 Key Depression per hour in computer. But Exam is held only for 15 minute. That is in 15 minute the candidate need to type 2000 correct words in computer. The candidates will be given a paragraph containing 2000-2200 English words and candidate need to type these words on computer correctly.  The candidates will be called selected if he/she able to type 2000-2200 words correctly on computer.  If there are not sufficient Number of SC, ST, OBC or PH candidates for Skill test then the commission may fix some relaxation criteria for such candidates or reverse the same depending upon the situation.

Typing Test for LDCs, Postal/Sorting Assistant or Court Clarks:

 Those candidates who qualify in both Tier 1 and Tier II  are called for Typing test or skill test. This skill test exam is only qualifying in nature and the mark obtained in this test will not be added to prepare the final merit list or final selection list. Typing test is conducted in both English and Hindi language. Candidate can choose any one of the language as their preferences in the application from during registration. Those who has opted English language for typing test have to type 35 words per minute in order to qualify the examination and those who have opted Hindi language as their language for typing test need to type 30 words per minute in order to qualify CHSL online Test.

 The typing test will be conducted for 10 minute i.e. candidates need to type 350 words in English language correctly and for Hindi language 300 words correctly.

Visually Handicapped (VH) candidates will be allowed 30 minute for typing the same.


SSC CHSL Syllabus  2016 -17 Tier I Exam:

General Intelligence: 
This Section contains both Verbal and Non verbal Type to test the general intelligence level of the candidate. This Syllabus include the followings.
  • Semantic Analogy
  • Symbolic Operations
  • Symbolic/Number Analogy
  • Trends
  • Figural Analogy
  • Space Orientation
  • Semantic Classification
  • Van Diagram
  • Symbolic/Number Classification
  • Drawing Inferences
  • Figural Classification
  • Punched hole/patter- folding/Unfolding
  • Semantic Series
  • Figural Pattern Folding and Completion
  • Number Series
  • Embedded Figure
  • Figural Series
  • Critical Thing & Problem solving
  • Emotional and Social Intelligence
  • Word Building
  • Coding and Decoding
  • Other Sub Topics

SSC CHSL Syllabus of English Language Section : 

This section is somewhat more important since there is another English paper for Tier II . The questions from this section are designed to test the English language knowledge and vocabulary of the candidate. The fluency of English writing and reading is very much important to qualify this exam. The provided syllabus for this section includes

  • English language knowledge
  • Spot the Error
  • Fill in the Blanks
  • Synonyms/Antonyms
  • Spelling /Detecting misspelled word
  • Idioms and Phrases
  • One word Substitution
  • Improvement of sentences
  • Active and passive voice
  • Conversion into Direct/Indirect Narration
  • Shuffling of Sentence Parts
  • Shuffling of Sentences in a passage
  • Cloze passage
  • Comprehension passage


Quantitative Aptitude :

Number System: Computation of Whole Number, Decimal and Fraction, Relationship between Numbers




Fundamental Arithmetical Operation:  Percentages, Ratio and Proportion, Square roots, Averages interests (Simple and Compound), Profit and Loss, Discount, Partnership business, mixture  and Allegation,  Time and Distance , time and work.

Algebra: Basic Algebraic identities of School algebra and Elementary Surds (Simple problems) and Graph of linear equation.
Geometry: Familiarity with basic elementary geometric figures and facts,  Triangles and tis various kinds of Centers, Congruence and   similarities of triangles, Circles and its cords, tangents, angles subtended by chords of a circle, Common tangent to two or more circles

Mensuration: Triangles, Quadrilaterals, Regular polygon,  Circle, right prism, Right circular cone, Right circular cylinder, Sphere, Hemisphere, Rectangular parallelepiped, Regular Right Pyramid with triangular or square base.

Trigonometry: Trigonometric ratio, Complementary Ratio, Complementary Angles, Height and distances (simple Problems only), standard identities like Sin^2 0 +Cos^2 0 =1 etc.

Statistical Charts:  Use of Tables and Graphs: Histogram, Frequency Polygon, Bar Diagram Pie chart

General Awareness Syllabus for SSC CHSL: 

General awareness syllabus for SSC CHSL Tier1 exam is prepared to check the awareness level and general knowledge of the candidate. The questions are prepared in such a way that the general awareness of candidates in various fields like environment, social surround, day to day events and happenings, research updated and all over general knowledge be tested. Day to day happening of the nation and its neighbouring countries, its Geo political happenings . Following is the indicative syllabus for SSC CHSL Tier 1  is given below

  • Questions from Indian history
  • Questions from Indian polity and constitution
  • Indian economy 
  • Current events and happenings 
  • Sport updates
  • Geography question
  • Indian cultures
  • Scientific research updates
  • Latest happening in neighbor countries of India
  • Environmental awareness


" Hope this article on SSC CHSL Syllabus and Exam Pattern for combined higher secondary level exam preparation is helpful to all the students. Through out this page we have tried to give the detail information about required syllabus and the type the exam pattern of that is followed by Staff selection commission to recruit  lower divisional Clark (LDC) or Court Clark or  Data entry operator  (DEO) or Postal Assistant or Shorting Assistant of Indian post. If this article is helpful to you then do share it with your friend. Again if you have any question regarding detail syllabus for SSC CHSL then you can make a comment on comment Section Below. Thank you for Your Visit . Do visit Again"


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