SSC CHSL Syllabus 2020: Staff Selection Commission has released Syllabus & Exam Pattern for post of Lower Divisional Clerk/Junior Secretariat Assistant, Postal Assistant/Sorting Assistant and Data Entry Operators along with the notification for SSC CHSL Recruitment 2019-20. Eventually SSC conducts online preliminary exam from 17/08/2020 to 27/08/2020. We in JobsCloud collected the SSC CHSL Syllabus & Exam Pattern 2019-20 and posted here for easy reference of aspirants. So candidates can refer our page to download latest SSC Syllabus.
SSC CHSL Syllabus & Exam Pattern:
SSC Combined Higher Secondary Level selection involves three steps as follows.
- Computer Based Examination (Tier-I)
- Descriptive Paper (Tier-II)
- Skill Test/ Typing Test(Tier-III)
SSC CHSL Exam Pattern 2020:
a. Computer Based Examination (Tier-I)
|Sl.No.||Subject||No of Qns||Max Marks||Duration|
|1||English Language||25||50||60 minutes (80 minutes for scribe candidates)|
- The test will be of bilingual, i.e. English and Hindi expect for test of english language.
- For each wrong answer there will be 0.50 marks detected from total marks.
- But unanswered questions will not carry any negative marks.
- Tier-I will consist of Objective Type, Multiple choice questions only.
b. Descriptive Paper (Tier-II)
|Name of Test||No of Qns||Max Marks||Duration|
|Descriptive (Pen and Paper Mode)||2||100||1 hour (20 minutes extra for scribe candidates)|
- The minimum qualifying marks in Tier-II would be 33 percent.
- The paper will have to be written either in Hindi or in English.
- Part paper written in Hindi and Part in English will be awarded zero marks.
c. Tier-III (Skill Test/ Typing Test)
Skill Test for Data Entry Operator:
- Data Entry Speed of 8,000 (eight thousand) Key Depressions per hour on Computer.
- The duration of the Test will be 15 minutes and printed matter in English containing about 2000-2200 key-depressions would be given to each candidate who would enter the same in the Computer.
For Data Entry Operator Grade “A‟ in C&AG:
- The “speed of 15000 key depressions per hour on Computer‟ will be adjudged on the basis of the correct entry of words/ key depressions as per the given passage.
- The duration of the Test will be 15 minutes and printed matter in English containing about 3700-4000 key-depressions would be given to each candidate who would enter the same in the Computer.
- Candidates eligible for scribe will be given compensatory time of 5 minutes. Therefore duration of Skill Test for such candidates will be 20 minutes.
Typing Test for LDC/ JSA and Postal Assistant/ Sorting Assistant:
- Candidates opting for English medium should have typing speed of 35 words per minute and those opting for Hindi medium should have typing speed of 30 words per minute.
- 35 w.p.m. and 30 w.p.m. correspond to about 10500 key depressions per hour and about 9000 key depressions per hour respectively.
- The speed will be adjudged on the accuracy of typing on the Computer of a given text passage in 10 minutes.
- Candidates eligible for scribe will be given compensatory time of 5 minutes. Therefore duration of Typing Test for such candidates will be 15 minutes.
- Passage Dictators will be provided to those VH candidates for the Typing test. The Passage Dictator will read out the passage to VH candidate within the allotted time period.
- Skill Test/ Typing Test will be conducted on computers.
- Skill Test/ Typing Test will be of qualifying nature.
- Errors in the Skill Test will be calculated up to 2 decimal places.
- Skill Test is mandatory for Data Entry Operators.
SSC CHSL Syllabus 2020:
Computer Based Examination (Tier-I):
English Language: Spot the Error, Fill in the Blanks, Synonyms/ Homonyms, Antonyms, Spellings/ Detecting mis-spelt 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.
General Intelligence: It would include questions of both verbal and non-verbal type. The test will include questions on Semantic Analogy, Symbolic operations, Symbolic/ Number Analogy, Trends, Figural Analogy,Space Orientation,Semantic Classification, Venn Diagrams, Symbolic/ Number Classification, Drawing inferences, Figural Classification, Punched hole/ pattern-folding & unfolding, Semantic Series, Figural Pattern-folding and completion, Number Series, Embedded figures, Figural Series, Critical Thinking, Problem Solving, Emotional Intelligence, Word Building, Social Intelligence, Coding and de-coding, Other sub-topics, if any Numerical operations.
- Number Systems: Computation of Whole Number, Decimal and Fractions, Relationship between numbers.
- 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.
- Algebra: Basic algebraic identities of School Algebra and Elementary surds (simple problems) and Graphs of Linear Equations.
- Geometry: Familiarity with elementary geometric figures and facts:Triangle and its various kinds of centres, Congruence and similarity of triangles, Circle and its chords, tangents, angles subtended by chords of a circle, common tangents to two or more circles.
- Mensuration: Triangle, Quadrilaterals, Regular Polygons, Circle, Right Prism, Right Circular Cone, Right Circular Cylinder, Sphere, Hemispheres, Rectangular Parallelepiped, Regular Right Pyramid with triangular or square Base.
- Trigonometry: Trigonometry, Trigonometric ratios, Complementary angles, Height and distances (simple problems only) Standard Identities like sin2𝜃+ Cos2𝜃=1 etc.
- Statistical Charts: Use of Tables and Graphs:Histogram, Frequency polygon, Bar-diagram, Pie-chart.
General Awareness: Questions are designed to test the candidate’s general awareness of the environment around him and its application to society. Questions are also designed to test knowledge of current events and of such matters of everyday observation and experience in their scientific aspect as may be expected of an educated person.The test will also include questions relating to India and its neighboring countries especially pertaining to History, Culture, Geography, Economic Scene, General policy and scientific research.
For VH candidates of 40% and above visual disability, there will be no component of Maps/ Graphs/ Diagrams/ Statistical Data in the General Intelligence and Quantitative Aptitude parts.
Tier-II (Descriptive Paper)
The Paper would comprise writing of an Essay of 200-250 words and a Letter/ Application of approximately 150-200 words.