SSC CHSL Syllabus | Know the CHSL Syllabus (All Tiers)


The SSC CHSL 2019 would be conducted the first half of  2019 to recruit LDCs and similar posts in government departments across the country. The exam is highly competitive and you really have to study smart to get selected in SSC CHSL 2019. The first step of doing that is knowing and understanding the SSC CHSL syllabus. The SSC CHSL 2019 syllabus gives you the details about the topics that you should study in order to crack the exam. So, without wasting much time, let us get look at the syllabus of SSC CHSL.

SSC CHSL Syllabus – Knowing the Exam Pattern

Like previous years, CHSL 2019 would also be a three-tiered exam. The details of the different tiers are given below:

  • Tier I – It is an online, MCQ type paper. It would have questions on reasoning, quantitative aptitude, English, General Awareness.
  • Tier II – This would be a conventional, pen and paper test. You would have to write a short essay and a letter in English or a regional language.
  • Tier III– This would be a skill test. You would need to give this only when applying for a few specific posts. It is a typing test which you have to give on a computer.

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Let us now take a detailed look at the SSC CHSL 2019 syllabus for each of the subjects in different tiers.

SSC CHSL Tier 1 Syllabus

As said before, the SSC CHSL Tier I exam would have questions from Reasoning, Quantitative Aptitude (Maths), English and General Awareness. Let us look at the syllabus for each of the subjects.

SSC CHSL Reasoning Syllabus

SSC CHSL Reasoning Syllabus contains the following topics:

  1. Logical Reasoning
  2. Alphanumeric Series
  3. Ranking/Direction/Alphabet Test
  4. Data Sufficiency
  5. Coded Inequalities
  6. Seating Arrangement
  7. Puzzle
  8. Tabulation
  9. Syllogism
  10. Blood Relations
  11. Input Output
  12. Coding Decoding

SSC CHSL Maths Syllabus

Quantitative Aptitude is the same as mathematics. Since this paper only deals with the application of arithmetic and nothing else, this is called quantitative aptitude instead of just ‘maths’. The following topics are included in the SSC CHSL Maths Syllabus:

  1. Simplification
  2. Profit & Loss
  3. Mixtures & Allegations
  4. Simple Interest & Compound Interest & Surds & Indices
  5. Work & Time
  6. Time & Distance
  7. Mensuration – Cylinder, Cone, Sphere
  8. Data Interpretation
  9. Ratio & Proportion, Percentage
  10. Number Systems
  11. Sequence & Series
  12. Permutation, Combination & Probability

SSC CHSL English Syllabus

The SSC CHSL English syllabus would contain the following topics:

  1. Reading Comprehension
  2. Cloze Test
  3. Para jumbles
  4. Miscellaneous
  5. Fill in the blanks
  6. Multiple Meaning/Error Spotting
  7. Paragraph Completion
  8. One Word Substitution
  9. Active/Passive Voice

SSC CHSL GK Syllabus

The General Awareness sections deal with the GK and Current Affairs. The following topics are there in the SSC CHSL GK syllabus:

  1. History
  2. Culture
  3. Geography
  4. Economic Scene
  5. General Policy
  6. Scientific Research
  7. Awards and Honors
  8. Books and Authors

SSC CHSL Tier 2 Syllabus

Now, let us move on to the SSC CHSL Exam Syllabus for Tier 2. As said before, you would have to write a short essay and a letter in tier 2. There is no definite syllabus from where the topics would come. It could come from practically anywhere. However, you should know the following facts about the SSC CHSL Tier 2 syllabus

  1. You would usually be given options for both the Essay and Letter
  2. The most common topics for essay are – Social issues, Personal experience, Sports and Daily happenings
  3. There would be at least one official letter, one application, and one personal letter. You need to write on any one topic from the given options.
  4. The level would be of 10th Standard.

SSC CHSL Tier 3 Syllabus

Tier 3 is a part of the SSC CHSL syllabus and it is a skill test for typing. It is held for candidates who are applying for posts like Data Entry Operators, Sorting LDCs and posts like that. You would be given a sheet of paper with a paragraph printed on it. You would have to type that paragraph on the computer.

If you are typing in English, then your typing speed should be more than 35 words per minute. If you are typing in Hindi, then your typing speed should be more than 30 words per minute. That is the ‘qualifying speed’. If you are typing at that speed, then you would qualify for the exam.

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