SSC currently functions as a subordinate office of DOPT and is mainly engaged in conducting competitive exams for recruitment to various posts in the SSC departments, organizations. In the previous years, SSC has conducted various exams as given below:

  • SSC Combined Graduate Level Examination (SSC CGL)
  • SSC Combined Higher Secondary Level Exam (SSC CHSL)
  • Junior Engineer
  • Junior Hindi Translator
  • SSC GD Constable
  • Selection Post
  • SI (Central Police Organization)
  • SSC Multitasking Staff
  • Stenographer C & D

The SSC exam syllabus for the Combined Higher Secondary Level (CHSL) is covered in this section in the simplest manner possible.

The SSC CHSL Exam will consist of the following Pattern:

  1. Computer-Based Examination (Tier-I)
  2. Descriptive Paper (Tier-II)
  3. Skill Test/ Typing Test (Tier-III)
  1. Computer-Based Examination (Tier-I) consists of 4 papers:

A) General Intelligence/Reasoning ( Below mentioned is the syllabus)

  • Logical Reasoning
  • Alphanumeric Series
  • Ranking/Direction/Alphabet Test
  • Coding/Decoding

B) Quantitative Ability (Below mentioned is the syllabus)

  • Computation of Whole Number, Decimal, and Fractions
  • Relationship between numbers
  • Profit & Loss
  • Simple Interest & Compound Interest
  • Surds
  • Indices
  • Permutation & Combination
  • Probability

C) English Language (Below mentioned is the syllabus)

  • Reading Comprehension
  • Para Jumbles
  • Cloze Test

D) General Awareness (Below mentioned is the syllabus)

  • History
  • Culture
  • Geography

2. Descriptive Paper (Tier-II)

  • Essay Writing
  • Application
  • Letter Writing
  • Comprehension

3. Skill Test/ Typing Test (Tier-III):

  • Data Entry Operator
  • Data Entry Operator in the Office of the Comptroller and Auditor General of India (C&AG)
  • Lower Division Clerk/ Junior Secretariat Assistant (LDS/JSA) and Postal Assistants/ Sorting Assistants (PA/SA)

Some points for SSC CHSL Exam:

  • The Tier-I Examination consists of Objective Type, Multiple choice questions only & is set in English & Hindi for Part-II, III & IV.
  • In the SSC CHSL exam, there is a negative mark of 0.50 marks for each wrong answer.
  • The minimum qualifying marks in Tier-II is 33 percent.
  • The paper has to be written either in Hindi or in English & a combination of both languages while answering is considered wrong and given zero marks.
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