Abhilasha G @Eduncle posted an Article
June 26, 2019 • 4:04 pm

SSC CHSL Syllabus 2018 & Exam Pattern





Dear SSC CHSL aspirants !!



To start your SSC CHSL Exam Preparation, you should get aware of the SSC CHSL Syllabus and Exam Pattern. This will help you in making the study plan.


The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) has released the latest SSC CHSL Syllabus and SSC CHSL Exam Pattern. To boost your preparation you should also get awarofut the latest SSC 10+2 Syllabus and paper pattern.


The most important announcement made by the commission is that from this year, SSC CHSL Exam 2018 will be conducted Online (computer based). To know the complete revised pattern and syllabus, read further about the following:-


SSC CHSL Syllabus 

SSC CHSL Exam Pattern




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SSC conducts the SSC Combined Higher Secondary Level (CHSL) Exam each year to select eligible and skilled candidates for the vacant posts in the Central Government Department & Ministries. The posts offered under the CHSL exam are Lower Division Clerk (LDC) and Data Entry Operator (DEO). This examination is also famous in candidates as SSC 10+2 Level Exam.


If you have applied for the SSC CHSL Exam 2018, then you must be looking for the latest SSC CHSL Syllabus 2018.





SSC CHSL Syllabus / SSC 10+2 Syllabus



Aspirants who are going to appear in CHSL exam can get SSC CHSL Syllabus for the post of LDC & DEO from Eduncle. 12th pass out candidates can also try their luck in the exam that makes the competition very high as a huge crowd of aspirants is engaged in this exam. To keep back the crowd of aspirants, you have to prepare according to the proper SSC 10+2 Syllabus because to start your preparation the very first thing you need to look for is the SSC CHSL Syllabus.


To fish out all your uncertainties, here we are providing you the appropriate SSC 10+2 Syllabus. The detailed SSC 10+2 Level Exam Syllabus, which is given below will help you to start your preparation in an appropriate manner.



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SSC CHSL Syllabus 2018 [Updated]



There are four subjects, for which you will be provided SSC CHSL Syllabus that you need to prepare in order to crack the CHSL Exam. These subjects are: -



Here, we are providing you the SSC 10+2 Level Exam Syllabus for all the subjects.





SSC CHSL Syllabus for General Intelligence



Following are the topics under General Intelligence SSC 10+2 Syllabus which need to be prepared to crack the exam:


S. No Topics
1. Semantic Analogy
2. Symbolic/Number Analogy
3. Figural Analogy
4. Semantic Classification
5. Symbolic/Number Classification
6. Figural Classification
7. Semantic Series
8. Number Series
9. Figural Series
10. Problem Solving
11. Word Building
12. Coding and De-coding
13. Numerical Operations
14. Symbolic Operations
15. Trends
16. Space Orientation
17. Venn Diagrams
18. Drawing Inferences
19. Punched Hole/Pattern - Folding & Unfolding
20. Figural Pattern - Folding and Completion
21. Embedded Figures
22. Critical Thinking
23. Emotional Intelligence
24. Social Intelligence
25. Other Sub-Topics




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SSC CHSL Syllabus for English Language



Following are the topics under English Language SSC CHSL Syllabus 2018 which need to be prepared to crack the exam: -


S. No. Topics
1. Spot the Error
2. Fill in the Blanks
3. Synonyms/Homonyms
4. Antonyms
5. Spellings/Detecting Mis-spelt Words
6. Idioms & Phrases
7. One Word Substitution
8. Improvement of Sentences
9. Active/Passive Voice of Verbs
10. Conversion into Direct/Indirect Narration
11. Shuffling of Sentence Parts
12. Shuffling of Sentences in a Passage
13. Cloze Passage
14. Comprehension Passage




SSC CHSL Syllabus for Quantitative Aptitude


Following are the topics under Quantitative Aptitude SSC CHSL Syllabus which need to be prepared to crack the exam: -


Arithmetic (Number System)

S. No. Topics
1. Number Systems
2. Computation of Whole Number
3. Decimal and Fractions
4. Relationship between Numbers



Arithmetic (Fundamental Arithmetical Operations)

S. No. Topics
1. Percentages
2. Ratio and Proportion
3. Square Roots
4. Averages
5. Interest (Simple and Compound)
6. Profit and Loss
7. Discount
8. Partnership Business
9. Mixture and Allegation
10. Time and Distance
11. Time and Work




S. No. Topics
1. 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)
2. Graphs of Linear Equations




S. No. Topics
1. Triangle and its various kinds of Centers viz. Centroid, In-center, Orthocenter, Circumcenter
2. Congruence and Similarity of Triangles
3. Circle and its chords, tangents, angles subtended by chords of a circle, common tangents to two or more circles




S. No. Topics
1. Triangle, Quadrilaterals
2. Regular Polygons (sum of the internal angles of a polygon)
3. Circle
4. Right Prism
5. Right Circular Cone
6. Right Circular Cylinder
7. Sphere, Hemispheres
8. Rectangular Parallelepiped
9. Regular Right Pyramid with Triangular or Square Base




S. No. Topics
1. Trigonometry (for acute angles θ with 0≤θ≤90)
2. Trigonometric Ratios
3. Degree and Radian Measures
4. Standard Identities like sin2θ + Cos2θ = 1, etc
5. Complementary Angles, Heights and Distances



Statistical Charts

S. No. Topics
1. Histogram
2. Frequency Polygon
3. Bar-Diagram
4. Pie-Chart




SSC CHSL Syllabus for General Awareness



Following are the topics under General Awareness SSC 10+2 Level Exam Syllabus which need to be prepared to crack the exam:



S. No Topics
1. General Awareness of the Environment around us and its Application to Society.
2. Questions related to Current Events.
3. Matters of everyday Observation and Experience in their Scientific Aspect.
4. India and its neighboring Countries especially pertaining to History, Culture, Geography, Economic Scene, General policy and Scientific Research.



SSC 10+2 Exam Pattern 2018



Exam pattern for every exam plays a very important role in preparing the examination. If you are preparing for CHSL exam, then you should be conscious about the SSC CHSL Pattern. The SSC 10+2 exam pattern or SSC LDC exam pattern will give you an idea about the approach of the exam.


SSC 10+2 Exam Pattern will also let you know about the marking technique of the paper. You will find yourself confident while attempting the question in the exams. Here we are providing you the SSC 10+2 Exam Pattern to help you plan for managing the time while appearing in the exam.


[Note: - Recently, SSC has changed the exam pattern and included an additional stage in the recruitment process of SSC LDC & DEO. Now SSC CHSL Exam will also include a Descriptive Paper as Tier 2. For further details, please read the information given below]




SSC 10+2 Exam Pattern / SSC LDC Exam Pattern:



The SSC CHSL exam 2018 is conducted in the following phases:-


Tier 1. Online Test


Tier 2. Descriptive Paper


Tier 3. Skill Test/Typing Test




SSC CHSL Paper Pattern (Tier 1 - Online Test)



Sections Subject No. of Questions Marks
Part-I General Intelligence 25 50
Part-II English Language 25 50
Part-III Quantitative Aptitude 25 50
Part-IV General Awareness 25 50
  Total 100 200


 Total time allowed is 60 minutes (80 minutes for VH/ OH Candidates).


 The exam will consist of multiple-choice questions only.


 The questions will be set both in English & Hindi for Part-I, III & IV.


 There will be negative marking of 0.50 marks for each wrong answer.




SSC CHSL Paper Pattern (Tier 2 - Descriptive Writing)



Tier 2 (Descriptive Writing) was recently added as the 2nd stage in the recruitment process by Staff Selection Commission. The motive is to assess the writing skills of the candidates that is required in Government jobs. The paper will be:


A descriptive type paper of 100 marks in ‘Pen and Paper’ mode.


Time limit for the paper would be given as one hour.


It would comprise writing of an Essay of 200-250 words and Letter / Application writing of approximately 150-200 words.


33 per cent would be the minimum qualifying marks in Tier-II.


Tier 1 and Tier 2 would be considered while determining the final merit list of the successful candidates




SSC CHSL Paper Pattern (Tier 3 - Skill Test/Typing Test)



a. Skill Test for Data Entry Operators (DEO)


This test is only for those, who have applied for the post of Data Entry Operators (DEO). The details of the Skill Test are as follows: -


Candidates will be given printed passage in English containing 2000-2200 strokes/key-depressions, which they have to enter in the computer within 15 minutes.


They will be judged on the basis of how many correct entries of the key depressions they made.


This test is of qualifying nature only.


 A speed test of not less than 15000 key depressions per hour for data entry work to be ascertained through speed test on computer.



b. Typing Test for Lower Division Clerk (LDC)/ Postal Assistant/ Sorting Assistant


This test is only for those, who have applied for the post of Lower Division Clerk (LDC)/ Postal Assistant/ Sorting Assistant. The details of the Typing Test are as follows: -


Time allowed for the test is 10 minutes (30 min. for VH candidates)


Typing Speed for English medium in application form should be 35 words per minute.


Typing Speed for Hindi medium should be 30 words per minute.



Candidates, who qualify the Interview phase of Skill Test/Typing Test, will be appointed on the basis of their position in the merit list.



You should also give a look to the following:


 SSC CHSL Online Application


 SSC CHSL Results & Cut Offs




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If you want to prepare good for the examination, you can refer the SSC Combined 10+2 Level Exam Syllabus and SSC 10+2 Exam Pattern provided by Eduncle, so that your focus will not be diverted and you can prepare more confidently.


Eduncle provides the SSC 10+2 Level Syllabus, SSC CHSL Pattern in a very easy and explained manner so that you will not miss even a single topic that could be questioned in the exam. If you find the article informative, please share it with your friends.


Also, comment your suggestions and queries/doubts below. We will help you for every doubt.


So get ready and prepare smartly. All the very best !



Showing 14 comments out of 22
  • Rashmi
    Sir do we need to mention the post also when applying for exam as I don't have ideawhivh post has skill test, or which has typing test
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  • Meena Sengar
    Sir I want to know about skill test for each post in detail. Kindly help me. Is there no skill test for court clerk and PA.
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    Eduncle Team
    Hello,   Greetings from Eduncle!   Thanks for sharing your query with us!   Skill Test is only for DEO Post. For LDC Post, there is Typing Test. And, there is no Skill Test or Typing Test for Court Clerk and PA.   Kind Regards, Eduncle Team
  • Sonu Samadhiya
    Hi Eduncle Team, Please help me to understand about the tier- 1 and tier -2 exam typing test. If I complete my tier- 1 and 2 exam in hindi, can I choose english for typing test? Thanks & regards, Sonu Samadhiya
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    Eduncle Team
    Hello Sonu,   Greetings from Eduncle!   Thanks for asking your query with us!   You have to choose the same medium for Typing test that you been filled at the time of applying for the exam.   Kind Regards, Eduncle Team
  • Banti Singh
    Hello sir I want to know the complete syllabus of tier 1and 2 of chsl
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  • Ashok
    Hello sir I want to know the syllabus of tier 2 of chsl
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    Eduncle Team
    Hello Ashok, Greetings from Eduncle! Kindly visit this link for detail syllabus for each section - All the Best for your learning endeavours! Kind Regards, Eduncle Team
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