SSC CHSL Syllabus 2022, Check Tier I, Tier II Syllabus and Exam Pattern here

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SSC CHSL Syllabus: The Staff Selection Commission announces SSC CHSL syllabus along with the release of the official notification for the exam. There are different subjects such as Reasoning, Quantitative Aptitude, General Awareness and English from which questions are asked in this exam. You have to study the topics prescribed in the syllabus from these subjects. You will increase your chances of selection if you stick to the syllabus and prepare accordingly. Read this article to know SSC CHSL syllabus and other details. If you are preparing for competitive exams and are looking for expert guidance, you can check out our SSC Sarvottam Batch: Enroll In Live Class By Safalta Now!
 

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1. SSC CHSL Syllabus
   i. SSC CHSL Syllabus: Tier I
   ii. SSC CHSL Syllabus: Tier II
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SSC CHSL Exam Pattern
    i. SSC CHSL Exam Pattern: Tier I
3. SSC CHSL Syllabus FAQs
 

SSC CHSL Syllabus 2022

SSC CHSL exam has three different phases that candidates need to clear to get selected for various posts in the Government Offices. It is crucial to know the structure of the exam and the syllabus. Candidates must keep in mind subject-wise topics that need to be prepared well in advance. The detailed syllabus as per the SSC CHSL Notification is covered in the space below. The structure of the examination is as follows:
Tier Type Mode Of Exam 
Tier – I Objective Multiple Choice Online 
Tier – II Descriptive Paper in English/Hindi Pen and Paper
Tier – III Skill Test/Computer Proficiency Test

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SSC CHSL Syllabus: Tier I


The syllabus for the three tiers varies as per the respective examination. But there are certain similarities in the examination. There are 4 sections in Tier I of the SSC CHSL exam which are given below:

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


The syllabus for which is given below:
 

SSC CHSL Syllabus Details:
General Intelligence and Reasoning General Awareness Quantitative Aptitude English Comprehension
  • Classification
  • Analogy
  • Coding-Decoding
  • Paper Folding Method
  • Matrix
  • Word Formation
  • Venn Diagram
  • Direction and Distance
  • Blood Relations
  • Series
  • Verbal reasoning
  • Non-Verbal Reasoning
  • Static General Knowledge
  • Science
  • Current Affairs
  • Sports
  • Books and Authors
  • Important Schemes
  • Portfolios
  • People in the News
  • History
  • Geography
  • Economic
  • Awards and Honors
  • Economic
  • Simplification
  • Interest
  • Averages
  • Percentage
  • Ratio and Proportion
  • Problem on Ages
  • Speed, Distance, and Time
  • Number System
  • Mensuration
  • Data Interpretation
  • Time and Work
  • Algebra
  • Trigonometry
  • Geometry
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Cloze Test
  • Spellings
  • Phrases and Idioms
  • One word Substitution
  • Sentence Correction
  • Error Spotting
  • Fill in the Blanks
  • Active/Passive
  • Narrations


 

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The detailed SSC CHSL Syllabus for Maths is as follows:

  1. Quantitative Aptitude: Number Systems: Computation of Whole Number, Decimal and Fractions, Relationship between numbers.
  2. 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.
  3. Algebra: Basic algebraic identities of School Algebra and Elementary surds (simple problems) and Graphs of Linear Equations.
  4. Geometry: Familiarity with elementary geometric figures and facts: Triangle and its various kinds of centers, Congruence and similarity of triangles, Circle and its chords, tangents, angles subtended by chords of a circle, common tangents to two or more circles.
  5. 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.
  6. Trigonometry: Trigonometry, Trigonometric ratios, Complementary angles, Height and distances (simple problems only) Standard Identities like sin2 Cos2 etc.,
  7. Statistical Charts: Use of Tables and Graphs: Histogram, Frequency, polygon, Bar-diagram, Pie-chart. General Awareness: Questions are designed to test the candidate’s general awareness of the environment around him and its 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, and scientific research.

The detailed SSC CHSL Syllabus for English is as follows:

  1. Spot the Error
  2. Fill in the Blanks
  3. Synonyms/ Homonyms
  4. Antonyms
  5. Spellings/ Detecting misspelled words
  6. Idioms & Phrases
  7. One-word substitution
  8. Improvement of Sentences
  9. Active/ Passive Voice of Verbs
  10. Conversion into Direct/Indirect narration
  11. Shuffling of Sentence parts
  12. Shuffling of Sentences in a passage
  13. Cloze Passage
  14. Comprehension Passage

The detailed SSC CHSL Syllabus for Reasoning is as follows:

  1. Semantic Analogy
  2. Symbolic operations
  3. Symbolic/ Number Analogy
  4. Trends
  5. Figural Analogy
  6. Space Orientation
  7. Semantic Classification
  8. Venn Diagrams
  9. Number Series
  10. Embedded figures
  11. Figural Series
  12. Critical Thinking
  13. Problem Solving
  14. Symbolic/ Number Classification
  15. Drawing inferences
  16. Figural Classification
  17. Punched hole/ pattern folding & unfolding
  18. Semantic Series
  19. Figural Pattern-folding and completion
  20. Emotional Intelligence
  21. Word Building, Social Intelligence
  22. Coding and de-coding
  23. Other sub-topics if any Numerical operations.
 

For VH candidates of 40% and above visual disability, there will be no component of Maps/ Graphs/ Diagrams/ Statistical Data in the General Intelligence and Quantitative Aptitude parts.


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SSC CHSL Syllabus: Tier-II (Descriptive Paper)

Tier-II Paper will be a descriptive Paper of 100 Marks in ‘Pen and Paper Mode. The duration of the Descriptive Paper will be for one hour (20 minutes compensatory time will also be provided to the candidates eligible for the scribe. The Paper will consist of writing an Essay/ Letter/Application/ Precis etc. A few possible topics for SSC CHSL Essay paper are as follows:
 

  • Article 370 of the Indian Constitution.
  • New Education Policy.
  • Women Empowerment.
  • Online Education – Pros and Cons.
  • Agriculture Bill 2020 – Impact on Farmers.
  • Omicron Virus.
  • Rafale Fighter Jet.
  • Uniform Civil Code.
The illustration for Tier II is as follows:
 
Topics  Word Count Maximum Marks  Duration
Essay Writing 200-250 100 60 minutes
Letter/Application Writing 150-200 60 minutes
  • Candidates have to score 33 marks (33 marks) to qualify for the SSC CHSL Tier 2 Exam.
  • It is both qualifying and scoring.
 

SSC CHSL Exam Pattern

SSC CHSL exam has three different phases that candidates need to clear to get selected for various posts in the Government Offices.  The three stages of the exam are as follows:
 

Tier Type Mode
Tier – I Objective Multiple Choice Computer-Based (online)
Tier – II Descriptive Paper in English/Hindi Pen and Paper Mode (Letter/Application Writing, Essay Writing)
Tier – III Skill Test/Computer Proficiency Test Wherever Applicable (Speed Typing Test)


The exam pattern for Tier 1 is as follows:

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SSC CHSL Exam Pattern: Tier-1

Part  

Subject

No. of Questions

Max Marks

Time

1

English

25

50

Total 60 Minutes for All Section

 

 

 

2

Reasoning(General Intelligence)

25

50

3

Maths (Quantitative Aptitude)

25

50

4

General Awareness

25

50

Exam Language Mode- 

  1. The Tier-I Examination will consist of Objective Type, Multiple choice questions only. The questions will be set both in English & Hindi for Part-II, III & IV.
  2. There will be a negative marking of 0.50 marks for each wrong answer.
 

SSC CHSL Tier II and Tier III Exam Pattern

  1. Tier-II (Descriptive Paper): Tier-II Paper will be a descriptive Paper of 100 Marks in ‘Pen and Paper Mode.
  2. The duration of the Descriptive Paper will be for one hour
  3. The minimum qualifying marks in Tier-II would be 33 percent.
  4. The paper will have to be written either in Hindi or in English. Part paper written in Hindi and Part in English will be awarded zero marks.

Tier II - Parts 

Details

Essay Writing

The essay topics will be related to National Interest, Finance & Economy, Ecological Issues, Social Issues, Politics, Schemes & Governance, Technology, Sports, Geopolitics, Environmental Concerns, etc.

Letter or Application Writing

The type of letter/ application asked will be Complaint, Suggestion, Application, Official Appreciation, Follow up or Feedback, etc.
 
  • Candidates have to score 33 marks (33 marks) to qualify for the SSC CHSL Tier 2 Exam.
  • It is both qualifying and scoring.

SSC CHSL Tier-III (Skill Test/ Typing Test)


This is the test of the skill of candidates. If they must possess the required typing speed for which a separate test is conducted where the candidates will be made to type certain passages in fixed time. The details related to the skill test are as follows

Skill Test

Speed

Data Entry Operator

Data Entry Speed of 8000 key depressions per hour on the computer. The speed will be adjudged on the basis of the correct entry of words / key depressions as per the given passage.

Data Entry Operator in the Office of The Comptroller And Auditor General(C& AG)

The speed of 15000 key depressions per hour will be adjudged on the basis of the correct entry of words/ key depressions as per the given passage 

Lower Division Clerk/ Junior Secretariat Assistant (LDS/JSA) and Postal Assistants/ Sorting Assistants(PA/SA)

The speed of 10500 key depressions per hour will be adjudged on the basis of the correct entry of words/ key depressions as per the given passage.

 

What is the duration of the SSC CHSL Exam?

The duration of the SSC CHSL Exam is 60 minutes.

How many questions are asked in SSC CHSL Exam?

A total of 100 questions are asked in SSC CHSL Exam.

Is there negative marking in SSC CHSL Exam?

Yes, there is negative marking in SSC CHSL Exam. 0.5 marks are deducted for every incorrect answer.

What are the subjects from which questions are asked in SSC CHSL Exam?

The subjects from which questions are asked in SSC CHSL Exam are English, Reasoning, Quantitative Aptitude, and General Awareness.

How many marks does the SSC CHSL Tier II Exam carry?

SSC CHSL Tier II Exam carries a total of 100 marks.

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