CHSL is conducted in three different levels, the syllabus of all the three levels is different. All candidates must be well-informed about the latest changes (if introduced any) in SSC syllabus and exam pattern to prepare for SSC CHSL 2020.
SSC CHSL Syllabus 2020
The Computer-Based Written Test, as mentioned above, has four sections:
- English Language
- General Awareness
- Quantitative Aptitude
- General Intelligence
SSC CHSL Syllabus For English Language Section
The English Language section consists of objective questions to test your knowledge of English vocabulary, grammar, and comprehension. The various topics that are included under this section are as tabulated below:
- Parts of Speech
- Voice Change – Active and Passive Voice
- Articles – A, An, The
- Singular and Plural
- Narration – Direct and Indirect Speech
- Subject-Verb Agreement
- Phrases and Idioms
- Sentence Improvement Sentence Correction / Spotting Errors
- Fill in the Blanks
- Cloze Test
- One Word Substitution
- Spell Check Comprehension Test
SSC CHSL Syllabus For General Awareness
This section tests your general knowledge and current affairs. The topics included under this section are tabulated below:
- Events and issues of National and International Importance
- Books and Authors
- Countries – Capitals and Countries
- Awards and Honours
- Indian Polity
- Indian Constitution
- Indian Economy
- Indian Budget
- Science, Technology, and Research
- Indian Parliament
- Indian History
SSC CHSL Syllabus For Quantitative Aptitude
As the name suggests, this section tests your numerical and mathematical abilities. The important topics in this section are as under:
- Surd and Indices
- Number Series
- Profit and Loss
- Simple and Compound Interest
- Ratio and Proportion
- Time and Work
- Time, Speed and Distance
- Pipes and Cisterns
- Boats and Streams
- Geometry and Mensuration
- Permutation and Combination
- Pie Chart
- Bar Graph
- Line Graph
- Linear Equations
- Number Systems
- Mixture and Allegation
- Square Root
SSC CHSL Syllabus For General Intelligence Section
Your ability of logical and analytical thinking are tested in this section. The important topics under this section are tabulated below:
- Number Series
- Alphabet Series
- Venn Diagrams
- Paper Folding
- Problems on Figural Pattern
- Statements and Arguments
- Statements and Conclusions
- Statements and Assumptions
- Assertion and Reasoning
- Seating Arrangements (Circular and Linear)
- Coding and Decoding
- Word Building
- Distance and Directions
- Blood Relations
SSC CHSL Tier 2 Syllabus
This Tier has a descriptive exam that is designed to test the written skills of the students in English/Hindi. The Paper would have an essay to be written in 200-250 words and Letter/Application writing of approximately 150-200 words. The minimum marks to qualify in Tier-II would be 33 percent. The performance in Tier-II would be incorporated for preparing merit. The best way to prepare for this tier is to read as many articles from various sources like magazines, novels, newspapers, etc. Besides this, you need to be well versed in the pattern of Letter and Application.
Most Important Points:
No.-1. The duration of the exam is 60 minutes’ carrying 100 marks.
No.-2. The level of questions is based on a 10th standard or higher secondary level.
No.-3. It is a qualifying exam stage
No.-4. The medium of paper should remain the same throughout, part of the paper in Hindi and Part in English will not be evaluated
No.-5. The duration of the exam is 80 minutes for candidates who are visually handicapped or suffer from cerebral palsy.
SSC CHSL Tier 3 Exam Syllabus
The Tier 3 of SSC CGL Exam 2019 has skill tests that are required for certain government posts.
Skill Test for Data Entry Operator(DEO):
No.-1. Typing speed for Data Entry operator is 8,000 (eight thousand) with Key Depressions per hour on Computer.
No.-2. The test will be of 15 minutes duration
No.-3. Typing Test for Postal Assistant/Sorting Assistant LDCs and Court Clerks:
No.-4. Typing Test will be held in English or Hindi and candidates while registering for the Examination, will have to mention his/her choice/option for Skill Test Medium in the Application Form.
No.-5. In this, the typing test will be of qualifying in nature.
No.-6. It will be managed on the Computer, to be provided by the Commission or any agency approved by the Commission.
No.-7. Candidates who opt for English medium should possess a typing speed of 35 words per minute.
No.-8. Candidates who opt for Hindi medium should have a typing speed of 30 words per minute.
No.-9. The speed will be decided on the accuracy of typing on the Computer of a given text passage in 10 minutes.
No.-10. Visually Handicapped candidates (with 40% disability and above) will be given 30 minutes.
Note: After conducting a skill test or typing test, those candidates who qualify it, will be chosen based on their position in the merit list.