SSC CHSL 10+2 Syllabus Exam Pattern Eligibility Criteria

SSC CHSL 10+2 Syllabus Exam Pattern Eligibility Criteria

SSC CHSL 10+2 Syllabus Exam Pattern Eligibility Criteria: Staff Selection Commission (SSC) conduct a competitive Examination Every Years for Recruit Employees for various Government Departments, Offices, Organizations through conducting Combined Higher Secondary Level (CHSL) (10+2) Examination across India. SSC will give Tentative vacancies for the post of Lower Division Clerk (LDC)/ Junior Secretariat Assistant, Postal Assistant (PA)/ Sorting Assistant (SA) & Data Entry Operator (DEO) and other posts. In this article we will discuss about SSC Syllabus, Exam Pattern & Eligibility Criteria.

Combined Higher Secondary Level CHSL (10+2) Exam Pattern:

The examination will consist of a Computer Based Examination in Tier-I, (Objective Type), Descriptive Paper in (Tier-II) and Typing Test/ Skill Test in (Tier-III). The questions will be set both in English & Hindi for Part-II, III & IV.

Tier-I: Computer Based Examination (Objective Type).

  • Type of Questions: Objective Multiple choice questions only.
  • No. of Questions: 100
  • Time Duration: 01 Hour

Negative Marking:

There will be negative marking of 0.50 marks for each every wrong answer. This exam consists of the following sections. Each sections consists of 25 Questions .

English Language (Basic Knowledge):

  • No. of Question: 25
  • Maximum Marks: 50 Marks

General Intelligence:

  • No. of Question: 25
  • Maximum Marks: 50 Marks

Quantitative Aptitude (Basic Arithmetic Skills):

  • No. of Question: 25
  • Maximum Marks: 50 Marks

General Awareness:

  • No. of Question: 25
  • Maximum Marks: 50 Marks

Tier-II (Descriptive Paper): Pen and Paper Mode.

Tier-II Paper will be a descriptive Paper of 100 Marks in Pen and Paper Mode. The duration of the paper would be one hour duration. The Paper would comprise writing of an Essay of 200 – 250 words and Letter/ Application of approximately 150 – 200 words. The minimum qualifying marks in Tier-II would be 33 per cent. The performance in Tier-II would be included for preparing merit. The paper will have to be written either in Hindi or in English.

Tier-III (Computer Based): Skill Test/ Typing Test.

Tier-III Examination would be the Skill Test/ Typing Test which would be of qualifying nature. Skill Test/Typing Test will be conducted for those candidates who qualified in the Computer Based Examination (Tier-I) and Descriptive Paper (Tier-II).

  • Skill Test for Data Entry Operator: Data Entry Speed of 8,000 (eight thousand) Key Depressions per hour on Computer.
  • Typing Test for LDC/ JSA and Postal Assistant/ Sorting Assistant: Candidates opting for English medium should have typing speed of 35 words per minute (w.p.m) and those opting for Hindi medium should have typing speed of 30 words per minute.

Syllabus for SSC CHSL (10+2) Exam:

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.

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.

Quantitative Aptitude:

  • 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 Alligation, 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 sin20 + Cos20=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 neighbouring countries especially pertaining to History, Culture, Geography, Economic Scene, General policy and scientific research.

Eligibility Criteria for SSC CHSL (10+2) Exam:

Candidates Must have passed in 12th/ HSC (10+2) Standard or equivalent examination with additional qualifications like Typewriting, Stenography, Shorthand, Driving etc., from a recognized Board/ Institution/ University. For more details check the official website of Staff Selection Commission (SSC)

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