SSC-Combined Higher Secondary Level (SSC-CHSL) Exam Syllabus

Here’s the detailed syllabus of the SSC CHSL (10+2) Exam, which every candidate should know before starting their preparation.

The SSC CHSL 10+2 Exam is conducted in three tiers as given below.

Sl. No.

Tier

Question Type

Exam Mode

1.       

Tier 1

Objective Types/MCQs

Online Test

2.       

Tier 2

Descriptive Writing

Offline Test

3.       

Tier 3

Skill Test/Typing Test

Online Test

SSC CHSL TIER I EXAM SYLLABUS

The Tier I stage of the SSC CHSL Exam has one paper with four sections as given below.

Sl. No.

Subject

1.

General Intelligence

2.

English Language

3.

Quantitative Aptitude

4.

General Awareness

TOPICS Under GENERAL INTELLIGENCE section 2 of the TIER I SYLLABUS OF CHSL Exam.

Below given is the topics under the General Intelligence section 1 of TIER I of SSC CHSL Exam.

SUBJECT

TOPICS

 

GENERAL INTELLIGENCE 

Semantic Analogy

Symbolic/Number Analogy

Figural Analogy

Semantic Classification

Symbolic/Number Classification

Figural Classification

Semantic Series

Number Series

Figural Series

Problem Solving

Word Building

Coding and De-coding

Numerical Operations

Symbolic Operations

Trends

Space Orientation

Venn Diagrams

Drawing Inferences

Punched Hole/Pattern – Folding & Unfolding

Figural Pattern – Folding and Completion

Embedded Figures

Critical Thinking

Emotional Intelligence

Social Intelligence

Other Sub-Topics

 

TOPICS Under ENGLISH LANGUAGE section 2 of the TIER I SYLLABUS OF CHSL Exam.

Below given is the topics under the English Language section of TIER I of SSC CHSL Exam.

SUBJECT

TOPICS

ENGLISH

 

Spot the Error

Fill in the Blanks

Synonyms/Homonyms

Antonyms

Spellings/Detecting Misspelt 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

TOPICS Under QUANTITATIVE APTITUDE section 3 of the TIER I SYLLABUS OF CHSL Exam.

Given below is the topics covered under the quantitative aptitude section of TIER I of SSC CHSL Exam.

SUBJECT

TOPICS

ARITHMETIC (NUMBER SYSTEM)

Number Systems

Computation of Whole Number

Decimal and Fractions

Relationship between Numbers

SUBJECT

TOPICS



Arithmetic (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

 

SUBJECT

Topics


ALGEBRA

Basic Algebraic Identities of School Algebra (and their simple applications) e.g. Formulas for (a+b) 2, (a-b) 2, (a+b) 3, (a-b) 3, a3-b3, a3+b3, a2-b2; if a+b+c=0, then a3+b3+c3=3abc, etc. and Elementary surds (simple problems)

Graphs of Linear Equations

SUBJECT

TOPICS


GEOMETRY

Triangle and its various kinds of Centers viz. Centroid, In-center, Orthocenter, Circumcenter

Congruence and Similarity of Triangles

Circle and its chords, tangents, angles subtended by chords of a circle, common tangents to two or more circles

 

SUBJECT

Topics

 

MENSURATION

Triangle, Quadrilaterals

Regular Polygons (sum of the internal angles of a polygon)

Circle

Right Prism

Right Circular Cone

Right Circular Cylinder

Sphere, Hemispheres

Rectangular Parallelepiped

Regular Right Pyramid with Triangular or Square Base

SUBJECT

TOPICS

TRIGONOMETRY

Trigonometry, Trigonometry for acute angles θ with 0≤θ≤90

Trigonometric Ratios

Degree and Radian Measures

Standard Identities like sin2θ + Cos2θ = 1, etc

Complementary Angles, Heights and Distances

 

SUBJECT

TOPICS

STATISTICAL CHARTS

Histogram

Frequency Polygon

Bar-Diagram

Pie-Chart

TOPICS Under GENERAL AWARENESS section 4 of TIER I SYLLABUS OF CHSL Exam.

Below given is the topics under the General Awareness section of TIER I of SSC CHSL Exam.

SUBJECT

Topics

GENERAL AWARENESS

  • Questions related to Current Affairs.

  • General Awareness of the Environment and ecology and its Application to Society.

  • India and its neighbouring countries particularly related to

  • Scientific Research

  • Economics

  • History

  • Culture

  • Geography

  • Economics

  • Indian Polity

  • Static GK

 

SSC CHSL TIER 2 EXAM SYLLABUS

The Tier II Exam of the SSC CHSL is a descriptive type. This phase of the exam intent to test the written skills of the candidates in English/Hindi medium.
The paper comprises Essay Writing for 200-250 Words and Letter/Application Writing for 150-200 Words approximately. The standard of the question paper is of class 10 level.

NOTE:

  • For visually handicapped candidates with 40% and above disability can opt for scribes and there will be no questions of Maps/Graphs/Diagrams/Statistical Data.
  • The marks secured by the candidates in the tier II exam is counted for the final merit ranking.

SSC CHSL TIER 3 EXAM SYLLABUS

The Tier 3 of SSC CHSL comprises of skill tests (wherever applicable) which is required for certain government posts.

Skill Test for Data Entry Operator(DEO)

  • 8,000 (eight thousand) Key Depressions per hour on Computer for Data Entry Speed.
  • The duration of the Test will be 15 (Fifteen) minutes.

Typing Test is conducted for Postal Assistant/Sorting Assistant LDCs and Court Clerks

  • Typing test is conducted in English or Hindi and a candidate should indicate the choice of the medium while filling the application form.
  • The Typing test will be monitored on the computer provided by the Commission or any authorized agency recognized by the Commission.
  • Typing Test will be of qualifying in nature.
  • English Typing speed – 35 words per minute (35 WPM)
  • Hindi Typing Speed – 30 Words per minute
  • The speed will be assessed based on the accuracy of typing on the Computer of a given text passage in 10 minutes.

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