SSC CHSL Exam Syllabus 2020 – Tier I, Tier II, and Tier III PDF:
Staff Selection Commission (SSC) has given an employment notification for Combined Higher Secondary Level (10+2) Examination 2020 for the recruitment of Lower Divisional Clerk (LDC)/ Junior Secretariat Assistant (JSA), Postal Assistant/ Sorting Assistant, Data Entry Operator (DEO) Posts. Candidates with a 12th pass can check the various jobs below. Interested candidates go through the official website and apply for the posts from 06-11-2020 till 15-12-2020. Check CHSL Exam Tier I, II, III Syllabus 2020 and its PDF available below for download. Also see SSC CHSL Notification 2020, Important Dates, Selection Procedure, Age Limit, and SSC CHSL Exam Pattern and Syllabus 2021 below:
Important Dates for SSC CHSL Exam 2020:
- Starting date for submission of online applications: 06-11-2020
- Last date for submission of online application: 15-12-2020
- Last date and time for making online fee payment: 17-12-2020 (23:30)
- The last date and time for generation of offline Challan: 19-12-2020 (23:30)
- The last date for payment through Challan (during working hours of Bank): 21-12-2020
- Schedule of Computer Based Examination (Tier-I): 12-04-2021 to 27-04-2021
- Selection based on Computer Based Examination (Tier-I), Descriptive Paper (Tier-II), and Skill Test/ Typing Test (Tier-III).
SSC CHSL Exam Patten:
|CHSL Exam||Duration||No. of Question & Max. Marks|
|Tier I (Computer Based Examination)||1 hour||100 ques./ 200 marks|
|Tier-II (Descriptive Paper)||1 hour||100 marks|
|Tier-III (Skill Test/ Typing Test)||Skill Test – 20 mins /
Typing Test – 15 mins
SSC CSHL Exam Pattern and Syllabus 2020:
Syllabus for Tier-I (Computer Based Examination):
I. English Language:
Spot the Error, Fill in the Blanks, Synonyms/ Homonyms, Antonyms, Spellings/ Detecting misspelled 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.
II. General Intelligence:
It would include questions of both verbal and nonverbal 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.
III. Quantitative Aptitude:
1. Number Systems: Computation of Whole Number, Decimal and Fractions, Relationship between numbers.
2. Fundamental arithmetical operations: Percentages, Ratio & Proportion, Square roots, Averages, Interest (Simple and Compound), Profit and Loss, Discount, Partnership Business, Mixture and
Allegation, Time and distance, Time & work.
3. Algebra: Basic algebraic identities of School Algebra and Elementary surds (simple problems) and Graphs of Linear Equations.
4. Geometry: Familiarity with elementary geometric figures and facts: Triangle and its various kinds of centers, Congruence & similarity of triangles, Circle and its chords, tangents, angles subtended by chords of a circle, common tangents to two or more circles.
5. Mensuration: Triangle, Quadrilaterals, Regular Polygons, Circle, Right Prism, Right Circular Cone, Right Circular Cylinder, Sphere, Hemispheres, Rectangular Parallel piped, Regular Right Pyramid with triangular or square Base.
6. Trigonometry: Trigonometry, Trigonometric ratios, Complementary angles, Height, and distances (simple problems only) Standard Identities
7. Statistical Charts: Use of Tables and Graphs: Histogram, Frequency polygon, Bar-diagram, Pie-chart.
IV. 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.
Syllabus for Tier-II (Descriptive Paper):
- Tier-II Paper will be a descriptive Paper of 100 Marks in ‘Pen and Paper’ Mode. The duration of the Descriptive Paper will be for one hour (20 minutes compensatory time will also be provided to the candidates eligible for a scribe as per Para 8.1 and 8.2 above). The Paper will comprise of writing Essay/ Letter/ Application/ Precis etc.
- 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.
- Candidates must write their correct Roll Number at the prescribed places on the cover page of the Answer Book. Candidates must also affix signature and Lefthand Thumb Impression in the relevant columns in the Answer Book. Answer Books not bearing Roll Number, Signature, and Left-hand Thumb Impression
shall be awarded zero marks.
- Candidates shall not write any personal identity e.g. name, roll number, mobile number, address, etc. inside the Answer Book. The candidates who fail to adhere to these instructions will be awarded zero marks even if marks are awarded during the evaluation process.
Syllabus for Tier-III (Skill Test/ Typing Test):
- Skill Test/ Typing Test for the shortlisted candidates will be conducted on the computers provided by the Commission or its authorized agency.
- Skill Test/ Typing Test will be conducted in the cities where Regional Offices of the Commission are located or as decided by the Commission.
- The Skill Test/ Typing Test will be of qualifying nature.
- Errors in the Skill Test will be calculated up to 2 decimal places.
- The Skill Test/ Typing Test will be conducted as per the following scheme:
Skill Test for Data Entry Operator:
- Skill Test is mandatory for Data Entry Operators. No candidate is exempted from appearing in the Skill Test.
- ‘Data Entry Speed of 8,000 (Eight Thousand) 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 (Fifteen) 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. The passage to be entered into the Computer may also be displayed on the computer screen.
- For the post of Data Entry Operator Grade ‘A’ in the Office of the Comptroller and Auditor General of India (C&AG): The ‘speed of 15000 (Fifteen Thousand)Key Depressions per hour on Computer’ will be Page 15 of 63 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 (Fifteen) 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. The passage to be entered in the Computer may also be displayed on the computer screen.
- Candidates eligible for a scribe as per Para 8.1 and 8.2 will be given compensatory time of 5 minutes. Therefore, the duration of the Skill Test for such candidates will be 20 minutes.
Typing Test for LDC/ JSA and Postal Assistant/ Sorting Assistant:
- The medium of the Typing Test will be Hindi or English. The candidates will have to opt for the medium of Typing Test (i.e. either Hindi or English) in the online Application Form.
- The choice of Typing Test given by the candidate in the online Application Form shall be treated as final and no change in the medium of Typing Test will be entertained later.
- Candidates opting for English medium should have a typing speed of 35 words per minute (w.p.m.) and those opting for Hindi medium should have a typing speed of 30 words per minute (w.p.m.). 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 a scribe as per Para 8.1 and 8.2 will be given compensatory time of 5 minutes. Therefore, the duration of the Typing Test for such candidates will be 15 minutes.
- Passage Dictators will be provided to those VH candidates for the Typing test who have opted for scribe in the online Application Form. The Passage Dictator will read out the passage to the VH candidate within the allotted time period.
Important Link for SSC CHSL Exam 2021:
For SSC CHSL Examination 2020 Official Notification, click here – SSC CHSL Exam 2020
For SSC CHSL Syllabus 2020 PDF download, click here – SSC CHSL Syllabus 2020