SSC CHSL (COMBINED HIGHER SECONDARY LEVEL)

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Exam pattern of SSC

The SSC CHSL Exam pattern is held via three tiers mentioned below:

  1. Tier 1:It is Computer – Based Written Exam (Objective Type)
  2. Tier 2:Written Exam (Descriptive Paper)
  3. Tier 3:Typing Test/Skill Test.

Section

Subject

No of Questions

Max Marks

Exam Duration

1

General Intelligence

25

50

60 minutes

2

General Awareness

25

50

60 minutes

3

Quantitative Aptitude (Basic Arithmetic Skill)

25

50

60 minutes

4

English Language

25

50

60 minutes

 

Total

100

200

60 minutes


Eligibility for SSC 2020:

There are 3 important criteria that a candidate must fulfill in order to be eligible for SSC CHSL 2020.

The SSC CHSL eligibility criteria are as follows:

  1. Citizenship:The candidate must be a citizen of India or a subject of Nepal or a subject of Bhutan or a Tibetan refugee who came over to India before January 1, 1962, in order to settle down on a permanent basis.

A person who has migrated from the following lands and wishes to permanently in India are also eligible:

  • Pakistan
  • Burma
  • Sri Lanka
  • Kenya
  • Uganda
  • Tanzania
  • Zambia
  • Malawi
  • Zaire
  • Ethiopia
  • Vietnam
  1. Age Limit:Age limit for the post is 18-27 years as on 01-08-2019 (i.e. candidates born not before 02-08-1992 and not later than 01-08-2001)
  2. 3Educational Qualification:

For LDC/JSA, PA/SA. DEO (except DEO in C&AG), the candidate must have passed 12th standard or equivalent examination from a recognized board of a university. Whereas for Data Entry Operator (DEO) in the Office of the Comptroller and Auditor General of India (C&AG): 12th Standard pass in Science stream with Mathematics as a subject from any recognized Board or equivalent.

Important dates for SSC:

Not yet declared

Syllabus for the exam:

Tier I SSC Syllabus for CHSL 2020

The brief idea of CHSL Tier I SSC Syllabus is given below:

General Intelligence/Reasoning

Quantitative Ability

English Language

General Awareness

Logical Reasoning

Simplification

Reading Comprehension

History

Alphanumeric Series

Profit & Loss

Cloze Test

Culture

Ranking/Direction/Alphabet Test

Simple Interest & Compound Interest & Surds & Indices

Para Jumbles

Geography

Data Sufficiency

Work & Time

Miscellaneous

Economic Scene

Coded Inequalities

Time & Distance

Fill in the Blanks

General Policy

Seating Arrangement

Mensuration – Cylinder, Cone, Sphere

Multiple Meaning/Error Spotting

Scientific Research

Puzzle

Data Interpretation

Paragraph Completion

Awards and Honors

Tabulation

Ratio & Proportion, Percentage

One Word Substitution

Books and Authors

Syllogism

Number Systems

Active/Passive Voice

 

Blood Relations

Sequences & Series

  

Input/Output

Mixtures & Allegations

  

Coding/Decoding

Premutation, Combination & Probability

  

Tier II SSC Syllabus for CHSL

As mentioned above, this paper candidates to write an essay and Letter/Application that tests the writing skills of the candidates.

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

Tier III SSC Syllabus for CHSL

This exam will be a skill/typing test which would be of qualifying nature. The final merit of the selected candidates will be based on the total score obtained in the Tier – I and Tier – II exams

The table below lists out in detail about the Skill Test, Time and Speed needed to qualify:

Skill Test

Speed

Time

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

The duration of the test will be for 15 minutes and printed matter in English containing about 2000-2200 key-depressions would be given to each candidate who would enter the same in the test computer

Data Entry Operator in the Office of the Comptroller and Auditor General of India (C&AG)

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

The duration of the test will be for 15 minutes and printed matter in English containing about 3700-4000 key-depressions would be given to each candidate who would enter the same in the test computer

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 judged on the basis of the correct entry of words/key depressions as per the given passage

The duration of the test will be for 15 minutes and printed matter in English containing about 9000 key-depressions/hour would be given to each candidate who would enter the same in the test computer.

 

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