SSC CHSL Exam Pattern 2016 – Detailed Exam Syllabus and Pattern
SSC CHSL Exam Pattern 2016
Staff Selection Commission will conduct the Combined Higher Secondary Level examination from 07 January to 05 February 2017. So for qualifying in this exam it is very important to understand the latest SSC CHSL Exam Pattern 2016. The recruitment notification contains various information regarding eligibility criteria. Further we will publish pages related to SSC CHSL job profile and salary structure. SSC has released call letters and admit card, download now. Finally you can see the exam results when the selection process is over. This page contains the detailed SSC CHSL Exam Syllabus.
The SSC CHSL Exam is conducted for the post of Data Entry Operator, Postal Assistant & Sorting Assistant (PA/SA), Lower Division Clerk and Court Clerk.
SSC CHSL Exam Pattern
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The SSC CHSL Examination is conducted in three tiers. The tier-I exam comprises of online objective test consisting four sections. The tier-II consists of a descriptive type test. Finally the tier-III exam or the skill test is administered on the the tier-II successful candidates.
The tier-I exam contains questions from General Intelligence, English language, Quantitative Aptitude and General Awareness. The questions are multiple choice type i.e. objective in nature.
|Part||Subject||Number of Questions||Maximum Marks|
- Time duration of Paper-I (General candidates) – 75 minutes.
- For PWD candidates – time duration is 100 minutes.
- There is negative marking of 0.25 marks for every wrong answer.
- Question papers will be set in English and Hindi only.
Only those candidates advance to the next stage who clear the cutoff for the tier-I examination.
Unlike tier-I, this exam consists of a subjective type paper. The tier-II Paper of CHSL 2016 will be a descriptive Paper of 100 Marks in ‘Pen and Paper Mode The duration of the paper would be for one hour (20 minutes extra for PWD). This paper has been introduced to assess the writing skills of the candidates which is necessary in Government jobs.
- The Paper would comprise writing of an Essay of 200-250 words and Letter/ Application writing 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. Papers written using both English and Hindi will not be evaluated.
Tier-III: Skill Test
Final stage or the tier-III exam will be the Skill Test/ Typing Test. It is qualifying in nature.
- For Data Entry Operator the speed of 8,000 (eight thousand) key depressions per hour on computer is required.
- For Postal Assistant/ Sorting Assistant typing speed of 35 words per minute (for English) and 30 words per minute (for Hindi) on computer is required.
SSC CHSL Exam Syllabus
The detailed SSC CHSL Exam Syllabus for tier-I has been given below after dividing into appropriate sections.
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.
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.
Arithmetic: 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 sin20 + Cos20=1 etc.,
Statistical Charts: Use of Tables and Graphs: Histogram, Frequency polygon, Bar-diagram, Pie-chart.
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 10 pertaining to History, Culture, Geography, Economic Scene, General policy and scientific research.
NOTE: – For VH candidates of 40% and above visual disability and opting for SCRIBES there will be no component of Maps/Graphs/Diagrams/Statistical Data in the General Intelligence & Reasoning/ Quantitative Aptitude.
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