SSC 10+2 CHSL 2019: Exam Pattern and Detailed Syllabus of Tier I, II and III


2019-05-03 | Team PendulumEdu

The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) of India is going to conduct exams for Combined Higher Secondary Level (CHSL) recruitments for the year 2019. Among lacs of students who apply for SSC CHSL every year, only a few thousand get the job. The SSC CHSL exam allows students who have passed 12th standard in science, commerce, arts or any equivalent course from recognized boards or universities to get government jobs. The SSC recruits through SSC CHSL exam for the posts of Lower Division Clerk (LDC)/ Junior Secretariat Assistant (JSA), Postal Assistant (PA)/ Sorting Assistant (SA), Data Entry Operator (DEO), Data Entry Operator, Grade ‘A’ i.e. DEOs for the office of Comptroller & Auditor General of India for the ministries/ departments/ offices of the government of India.

SSC CHSL exam takes place every year, and to get selected for one of the posts available, the candidate needs to know how to prepare for the SSC CHSL exam efficiently. SSC CHSL exam is very competitive, but competition is everywhere these days. Instead of being afraid of the high competition or number of applicants in the CHSL exam, give your best effort towards preparation for the CHSL exam. The first step in the preparation of SSC CHSL is to know the SSC CHSL syllabus and be clear in your roadmap and have a plan about how to prepare for the SSC CHSL exam. Also, during the preparation, give mock test for CHSL at different stages of preparation to self evaluate your progress and have a discussion about it with the teachers and friends. You can also utilize PendulumEdu's One-To-One session to discuss with experts about your weak areas in the CHSL syllabus.

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The official notification for SSC 10+2 CHSL 2019 examination is available here. The selection procedure for SSC 10+2 CHSL 2019 posts takes place through the following stages:

  1. SSC CHSL Tier-I: Computer-based examination (CBT)
  2. SSC CHSL Tier-II: Descriptive Paper (written test)
  3. SSC CHSL Tier-III: Typing test/ skill test
  4. Document verification & medical examination

The following tables explain the SSC CHSL Exam Pattern and Detailed SSC CHSL syllabus for Tier I, II and III Exams.

SSC CHSL Syllabus and Exam Pattern for Tier-I CBT:

SSC CHSL Exam Pattern for Tier-I CBT:

Mode of examination

Online (Computer Based Test)

Type of examination

Screening test

Type of questions

Multiple Choice Questions

Number of Questions

100

Maximum marks

200

Exam duration

1 hour

Language of the question paper

English only for part 1,

English & Hindi for Part 2, 3 & 4

Four sections of the exam

  1. English (Basic knowledge)
  2. General intelligence
  3. Quantitative Aptitude(Basic Arithmetic Skill)
  4. General awareness

Marks for the correct answer

+2

Negative marking

Yes

Negative marks

-1/2 for each wrong answer

Normalization of marks

Yes

Minimum qualification marks to appear for the SSC CHSL Tier-II

As per the criteria decided by SSC

 

Mark distribution for SSC CHSL Tier-I CBT exam:

Part

Section

Marks for each question

No. of questions

Maximum marks

1

English (Basics)

2

25

50

2

General Intelligence

2

25

50

3

Quantitative aptitude

2

25

50

4

General awareness

2

25

50

 

SSC CHSL Syllabus for Tier-I CBT 2019 is as follows:

Subject

Syllabus

English

  1. Spot the errors
  2. Fill the gaps
  3. Synonyms, Homonyms, Antonyms, Idioms & Phrases
  4. Spellings and detection of spelling errors
  5. One word substitutes
  6. Active & Passive voice
  7. Direct & Indirect speech
  8. Jumbled sentences
  9. Chronological orders
  10. Comprehension

General Intelligence

  1. Semantic analogy, classifications & series
  2. Symbolic/ Numerical and figural analogy, classifications & series
  3. Space orientations
  4. Venn diagrams
  5. Inferences
  6. Pattern- folding & unfolding and completion
  7. Critical thinking
  8. Emotional & Social intelligence
  9. Word building
  10.  Coding & decoding
  11. Numerical operations

Quantitative aptitude

  1. Number systems
  2. Ratio & proportions
  3. Percentage
  4. Profit & loss, business, partnership
  5. Basic algebra
  6. Graphs of linear equation
  7. Basic geometry of 2D & 3D shapes
  8. Area & Volume
  9. Trigonometry
  10. Graphs, Tables, Histogram, Bar-diagram, Pie- charts

General awareness

  1. Science & technology
  2. Sports
  3. Culture
  4. Famous personalities
  5. Economy
  6. Politics
  7. Environmental issues
  8. International Organisations
  9. Indian government
  10. Art & cultures
  11. Current affairs of India

SSC CHSL Exam Pattern of Tier-II Descriptive paper

Mode of examination

Offline, i.e., pen & paper mode

Type of examination

Descriptive test

Type of questions

Essay writing & letter/ application writing questions

Number of Questions

2

Total marks of the examination

100

Exam duration

1 hour

Language of the question paper

English & Hindi

Language for writing answers

Either Hindi or English. One language should be followed in the entire paper

Sections of the exam

  1. Essay writing (200-250 words)
  2. Letter/ application writing (150-200 words)

Minimum qualification marks to appear for the SSC CHSL Tier-III

33 % marks

 

Exam pattern for SSC CHSL Tier-III Typing/ Skill Test of 2019

For the Typing/ Skill test of data entry operator, the candidate is given a printed material with a specified number of key depressions in English. He/ She has to type the content as provided in this printed material.  

1. Skill Test for Data Entry Operator:

  • Key depressions in printed material given to candidates- 2000 to 2200
  • Minimum key depressions per hour- 8000
  • Time duration- 15 minutes

2. Skill Test for Data Entry Operator in the office of the Comptroller and Auditor General of India:

  • Key depressions in printed material given to candidates- 3700 to 4000
  • Minimum key depressions per hour- 15000
  • Time duration- 15 minutes

3. Skill test for LDC/ JSA and PA/SA:

The candidate is given a passage. He/ she have to type this passage on the computer

   3.a. For candidates opting for English medium:

  • Minimum typing speed – 35 words per minute or 10500 key depressions per hour
  • Time duration – 10 minutes

   3.b. For candidates opting for Hindi medium:

  • Minimum typing speed – 30 words per minute or 9000 key depressions per hour
  • Time duration – 10 minutes

PendulumEdu wishes aspirants good luck for the exam!

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