Related Courses CHSL

Combined Higher Secondary Level

SSC CHSL Tier-1 Syllabus

General Intelligence and Reasoning Quantitative Ability English Language General Awareness
Logical Reasoning Simplification Reading Comprehension History
Alphanumeric Series Profit & Loss Cloze Test Culture
Ranking/Direction/Alphabet Test Mixtures & Allegations Para jumbles Geography
Data Sufficiency Simple Interest & Compound Interest & Surds & Indices Miscellaneous Economic Scene
Coded Inequalities Work & Time Fill in the blanks General Policy
Seating Arrangement Time & Distance Multiple Meaning/Error Spotting Scientific Research
Puzzle Mensuration – Cylinder, Cone, Sphere Paragraph Completion Awards and Honors
Tabulation Data Interpretation One Word Substitution Books and Authors
Syllogism Ratio & Proportion, Percentage Active/Passive Voice  
Blood Relations Number Systems    
Input Output Sequence & Series    
Coding Decoding Permutation, Combination &Probability    

SSC CHSL Tier II Syllabus

As stated above, this paper calls for candidates to write an essay and Letter/Application that tests their writing skills of the candidates. The essay topics will be related to National Interest, Finance & Economy, Ecological Issues, Politics, Social Issues, Schemes & Governance, Sports, Technology, Geopolitics, Environmental Concerns etc. While, the type of letter/ application asked will be Application, Complaint, Suggestion, Official Appreciation, Follow up or Feedback etc.

SSC CHSL Tier III Syllabus

Tier-III of SSC CHSL 2017 will be a Skill/ Typing Test of qualifying nature. The final merit of the selected candidates will be based on the basis of total score obtained in Tier-I and Tier-II.

 

 

SSC CHSL Exam Eligibility Details: 

Staff Selection Commission’s (SSC) conducted Combined Higher Secondary Level (10+2) Exam for the posts of Lower Divisional Clerk (LDC)/ Junior Secretariat Assistant (JSA), Postal Assistant (PA)/ Sorting Assistant (SA) and Data Entry Operator (DEO). Exam Eligibility details are given below…

Eligibility Conditions:
1. Nationality/ Citizenship: A candidate must be either:
(a) a citizen of India, or
(b) a subject of Nepal, or
(c) a subject of Bhutan, or
(d) a Tibetan refugee who came over to India, before the 1st January,1962, with the intention of permanently settling in India, or
(e) a person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, East African countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania (Formerly Tanganyika and Zanzibar), Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia and Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India.

Provided that a candidate belonging to categories (b), (c), (d) and (e) above shall be a person in whose favour a certificate of eligibility has been issued by the Government of India.

2. Age Limit: Candidates age should be 18-27 years as on 01.08.2018 (Candidates born not before 02-08-1991 and not later than 01-08-2000).

Permissible relaxation in Upper age limit for different categories are as under:

Code 
No.

Category Permissible age relaxation

01

SC/ ST 5 years

02

OBC 3 years

03

Persons with Disabilities (PwD) 10 years

04

PwD + OBC 13 years

05

PwD + SC/ ST 15 years

09

Ex-Servicemen 03 years after deduction of the military service rendered from the actual age as on the closing date.

15

Central Govt. Civilian Employees who have rendered not less than 3 years regular and continuous service as on Closing date. Up to 40 years of age

19

Central Govt. Civilian Employees (SC/ ST) who have rendered not less than 3 years regular and continuous service as on Closing date. Up to 45 years of age

21

Candidates         who    had      ordinarily        beendomiciled in the State of Jammu & Kashmir during the period from 1st January 1980 to 31stDecember 1989 5 years

24

Widows/ Divorced Women/ Women judicially separated and who are not remarried Up to 35 years of age

26

Widows/ Divorced Women/ Women judicially separated and who are not remarried (SC/ ST) Up to 40 years of age

27

Defence Personnel disabled in operation during hostilities with any foreign country or in a disturbed area and released as a consequence thereof 3 years

29

Defence Personnel disabled in operation during hostilities with any foreign country or in a disturbed area and released as a consequence thereof (SC/ ST) 8 (3+5) years

33

Service Clerks in the last year of their colour service in the Armed Forces Up to 45 years of age

35

Service Clerks in the last year of their colour service in the Armed Forces (SC/ ST) Up to 50 years of age

36

Retrenched census employees of Office of Registrar General of India (They will be considered only for offices under RGI in their order of merit and subject toavailability of vacancies) 3 years plus length of service rendered by them in connection with census, before retrenchment, and weightage of past service.

3. Educational Qualification:
i. Must have passed 12th Standard or equivalent examination from a recognized Board or University.
ii. For Data Entry Operator in the Office of Comptroller and Auditor General of India (C&AG): 12th Standard pass in Science stream with Mathematics as a subject from a recognized Board or equivalent.



 

IMPORTANT BOOKS

Section

Books

Math/Quant

Arihant’s Fast Track Objective Arithmetic

English

Objective General English by S P Bakshi (Arihant)

Reasoning

Analytical Reasoning by M K Pandey

General Awareness

Manorama Yearbook 2017 (English)

Previous Years Solved Papers

Kiran’s SSC CGL Solved Papers (1999-2017)

SSC CHSL Exam Pattern For Computer-Based Written Exam

The SSC CHSL Tier I is of objective type consisting of Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs). It has four sections with a total of 100 questions. The different sections and marking scheme of SSC CHSL Tier 1 exam are tabulated below:

SSC CHSL Exam Pattern For Tier 1

Sections

Number of Questions / Maximum Marks

English Language

25/50

General Intelligence

25/50

Quantitative Aptitude

25/50

General Awareness

25/50

Total

100/200

The total time duration for the Tier 1 exam is 60 minutes. Previously, the time duration was 75 minutes. The time duration has been reduced since last year. There is a penalty for wrong answers in this exam; 0.50 marks will be deducted for every wrong answer,

Except for the English Language section, this test will be conducted bilingually, i.e. in English and Hindi.

SSC CHSL Exam Pattern For Descriptive Test or Tier II

The SSC CHSL Descriptive Test is conducted in pen and paper-based mode. The SSC CHSL Tier II exam pattern is tabulated below:

SSC CHSL Exam Pattern For Tier 2

Topic

Word Limit

Maximum Marks

Letter/Application Writing

150-200

100

Essay Writing

200-250

The total time duration for SSC CHSL Tier 2 is 1 hour. This section too will be available in both English and Hindi. Candidates need secure at least 33 percent in this exam in order to clear this stage of SSC CHSL exam.


SSC CHSL Exam Pattern For Skill Test / Typing Test

The SSC CHSL Skill Test / Typing Test is only qualifying in nature. The SSC CHSL Tier 3 score will not be considered for final merit listing. The skill test is only conducted for candidates applying for Data Entry Operator (DEO).

  • Typing Test: To be qualified for the exam, English typing- test will require a speed of 35 words per minute and Hindi typing- the test will require a speed of 30 words per minute mandatory. Typing test is applicable for Postal Assistant/Sorting Assistant, LDC, and Court Clerk posts.
  • Skill Test: This test demands data entry speed of 8,000 key depressions per hour on the computer. Skill test is conducted for Data Entry Operator post.

SSC CHSL Final Selection

Final selection of SSC CHSL candidates will be made based on the combined score of the candidates in SSC CHSL Tier 1 and Tier 2.

 

 

SSC CHSL Cutoff Marks 2018

Category Cut Off Marks
SC 122.50
ST 112.00
OBC 139.00
UR 143.50
ExS 83.00
OH 111.50
HH 73.50
VH 95.50

 Official  SSC CHSL Cutoff Marks 2017

Category Official SSC CHSL Cut off Marks
General 127.0
OBC 120.0
SC 108.0
ST 99.0
VH 96.0
OH 97.50
HH 65.0
EXS 64.50

 Official SSC CHSL Cutoff Marks 2016

Category Official SSC CHSL Cut off Marks
General 127.0
OBC 120.0
SC 108.0
ST 99.0
VH 96.0
OH 97.50
HH 65.0
EXS 64.50

 Official SSC CHSL Cutoff Marks 2015

Category Official SSC CHSL Cut off Marks
General 119
OBC 110
SC 89.5
ST 99
VH 83
OH 88
HH 55
EXS 45.5