SSC CHSL Syllabus 2020

Every year, SSC CHSL exam is conducted by the Staff Selection Commission body for recruiting candidates for different administrative posts in the government sector. CHSL is a combined higher selection level entrance exam which is meant to recruit higher-level officers for the government administration. This year 4893 vacancies are announced by SSC for Combined Higher Selection Level posts by SSC recruiting board.

Important Dates For SSC CHSL 2020 Exam:

The date for the tier-1 exam is announced and will be conducted from 16th March to 27th March 2020 and the tier-2 exam will be on 28th June 2020.The admit card for SSC CHSL 2020 will be out in the month of February 2020. The candidates can download the admit card from the official website of SSC. The date for the tier-3 exam or skill test will be announced on the official website, so stay updated. The candidates who will appear in SSC CHSL 2020 should read the syllabus and pattern for SSC CHSL tier-1,2 and 3 exams that are described below, and begin your preparation.

Selection Procedure for SSC CHSL 2020 Exam:

To select as an officer for government bodies the candidate has to go through three stages of tests which are as follows:

  1. SSC CHSL Tier-1 Exam: Objective/Multiple choice questions type of online test.
  2. SSC CHSL Tier-2 Exam: Descriptive type test in written mode.
  3. SSC CHSL Tier-3 Exam: Skill test/ typing speed test.

Mention Below SSC CHSL Syllabus 2020 For Tier-1, 2 and 3 Exam

SSC CHSL Syllabus For Tier 1:

SSC CHSL Tier-1 exam is a computer-based multiple-choice type examination with 100 questions and a total of 200 marks. There is a negative marking of 0.5 marks for every incorrect answer in the SSC CHSL tier-1 examination. The cut off marks will be released once the result is announced and the qualifying of tier-1 exam will be decided on the same basis.




Number Of Questions

1. General Intelligence Semantic/ figural/number analogy, symbolic operations, trends, space orientation, semantic classification, drawing inferences, figural classification, number series, Venn diagrams, embedded figures, figural series, problem-solving, emotional intelligence, word building, coding/decoding, social intelligence, Punched hole/ pattern–folding & Unfolding 25
2. Quantitative Number system, fundamental arithmetical operations, algebraic system, trigonometric geometry, mensuration, statistical charts 25
3. General Awareness History, geography, culture, economic scene, scientific research, general policy, general science, current affairs, polity 25
4. English Language Spot the error, idioms & phrases, active/passive of verbs, fill in the blanks, synonyms/homonyms, antonyms, spelling error, one-word substitutions, direct/indirect narration, cloze passage, comprehension, shuffling of sentences, sentence improvement 25

SSC CHSL Syllabus For Tier 2:

Below mentioned here are the steps that you'll have to follow to download the SSC CHSL Admit Card 2020.

1. The tier-2 examination is a descriptive type of paper that will be conducted in written mode (pen and paper mode).

2. This exam can be answered in any of the language English and Hindi as per the choice of the candidate. The examination is of 100 marks with no negative marking. The minimum marks to qualify tier-2 exam is 33%

3. The questions included in the examination are essay writing and letter/application writing for which the topics are related to economy, national interest, ecological issues, politics, scheme, governance, social issues, sports technology, environmental issues, geopolitics, and many more.

4. The word count for essay writing question lies between 200-250 words and that for letter/application writing is 150-200 words.

5. The candidate must practice as per the marking and word scheme to score well marks.

SSC CHSL Syllabus For Tier 3:

1. This is a skill/typing test which is only applicable for the candidates who make it possible to qualify tier-1 and tier-2 examinations. However, the final merit list will include only the marks of tier-1 and tier-2 exam, as tier-3 is just a qualifying exam.

2. The typing speed for data entry post is 8000 key depression per hour, for Comptroller and Auditor General of India is 15000 key depression per hour, for lower division clerk/junior assistant is 10500 key depression per hour.

3. The duration of this test is 15 minutes and the skill test is just to access the typing speed of the candidate as the work is mostly done on the computer.

The final selection is done only after clearing all the three stages of the SSC CHSL exam and the difficulty level of the CHSL exam is that of higher secondary school. Commence your preparation by making a proper strategy and understanding the syllabus will be a bonus in your preparation.

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