SSC CHSL Syllabus 2021. The detailed syllabus for the SSC CHSL examination with important topics for Tier 1, 2 and 3 has been provided in the article below. SSC conducts the Combined Higher Secondary Level (CHSL) exam to recruit candidates for DEO, LDC, Postal Assistant posts. The candidates who are going to attend the exam can download the exam syllabus and exam pattern from here. SSC CHSL exam consists of 3 Tiers namely Tier 1, Tier 2 & Tier 3. Here is the complete description of Tier 1, Tier 2 & Tier 3 Syllabus, and SSC CHSL exam pattern with important topics.
SSC CHSL Syllabus 2021 Important Details:
Board Name: Staff Selection Commission
Exam Name: Staff Selection Commission-Combined Higher Secondary Level
Status: Syllabus Available
Tier-I Exam 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)|
SSC CHSL Tier-I Exam Pattern
|Section||Subject||No of Questions||Max Marks||Exam Duration|
|1||General Intelligence||25||50||60 minutes (80 Minutes for PWD candidates)|
|3||Quantitative Aptitude (Basic Arithmetic Skill)||25||50|
|4||English Language (Basic Knowledge)||25||50|
SSC CHSL Tier I CBT Syllabus:
Part I – English Language: Spot the Error, Fill in the Blanks, Synonyms/ Homonyms, Antonyms, Spellings/ Detecting mis-spelt words, Idioms & Phrases, One word substitution, Improvement of Sentences, Active/ Passive Voice of Verbs, Conversion into Direct/ Indirect narration, Shuffling of Sentence parts, Shuffling of Sentences in a passage, Cloze Passage, Comprehension Passage.
Part II– General Intelligence: It would include questions of both verbal and non-verbal type. The test will include questions on Semantic Analogy, Symbolic operations, Symbolic/ Number Analogy, Trends, Figural Analogy, Space Orientation, Semantic Classification, Venn Diagrams, Symbolic/ Number Classification, Drawing inferences, Figural Classification, Punched hole/ pattern-folding & unfolding, Semantic Series, Figural Pattern-folding and completion, Number Series, Embedded figures, Figural Series, Critical Thinking, Problem Solving, Emotional Intelligence, Word Building, Social Intelligence, Coding and de-coding, Other sub-topics, if any Numerical operations
Past III – Quantitative Aptitude:
Number Systems: Computation of Whole Number, Decimal and Fractions, Relationship between numbers.
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.
Algebra: Basic algebraic identities of School Algebra and Elementary surds (simple problems) and Graphs of Linear Equations.
Geometry: Familiarity with elementary geometric figures and facts: Triangle and its various kinds of centres, Congruence and similarity of triangles, Circle and its chords, tangents, angles subtended by chords of a circle, common tangents to two or more circles.
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.
Trigonometry: Trigonometry, Trigonometric ratios, Complementary angles, Height and distances (simple problems only) Standard Identities like sin2 𝜃 + Cos2 𝜃=1 etc.,
Statistical Charts: Use of Tables and Graphs: Histogram, Frequency polygon, Bar-diagram, Pie-chart.
Part IV – 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.
SSC CHSL Tier II Exam Pattern 2021:
|Sections||No. of Words||Exam Duration||Marks|
|Essay Writing||200-250||60 Minutes||100|
|Letter/ Application Writing||150-200||60 Minutes|
- SSC CHSL Tier-II is the descriptive test to check the skills of candidates in English and Hindi.
- Minimum of 33% to qualify for the SSC CHSL Tier-II Exam.
- The questions will be based on the concept of the 10th Standard.
- The total time duration is 80 minutes for Physically Handicapped Candidates and Candidates suffering from Cerebral Palsy.
SSC CHSL Tier II Syllabus 2021
As mentioned above, this paper requires candidates to write an essay and Letter/Application that tests the writing skills of the candidates. The essay topics will be related to National Interest, Finance & Economy, Ecological Issues, Social Issues, Politics, Schemes & Governance, Technology, Sports, Geopolitics, Environmental Concerns, etc. While, the type of letter/ application asked will be Complaint, Suggestion, Application, Official Appreciation, Follow up or Feedback, etc.
Tier – III Examination (Skill Test/ Typing Test):
Typing Test for Postal Assistant/Sorting Assistant and LDCs/JSAs
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– Computer Based Examination : Tier – I (Objective Type)
– Tier – II (Descriptive Paper)
– Tier – III Examination (Skill Test/ Typing Test)
Written exam consist of one objective type paper of 100 Questions / 200 Marks.
Total Time Duration for this CHSL exam is 01:00 Hours (60 minutes).
There will be negative marking of 0.50 marks for each wrong answer.