The SSC-CHSL exam is conducted by the Staff Selection Commission (SSC) to recruit candidates for various posts such as Lower Divisional Clerk (LDC)/ Junior Secretariat Assistant (JSA), Postal Assistant (PA)/ Sorting Assistant (SA) and Data Entry Operator (DEO).
In this post, we will discuss the latest SSC-CHSL Exam Pattern and SSC-CHSL Syllabus to make it easy for you to make a study plan for the SSC-CHSL 2017-18.
SSC-CHSL Exam Pattern 2017-18
The SSC-CHSL examination is conducted in three phases –
1. SSC-CHSL Tier I: SSC-CHSL Tier I is a computer-based objective type examination. A candidate will be given 60 minutes and he or she has to answer 100 questions from the topics such as English Language, General Intelligence & Reasoning, Quantitative Aptitude and General Awareness.
2.SSC-CHSL Tier II: SSC-CHSL Tier II is the second phase of the SSC-CHSL exam. SSC-CHSL Tier II paper is a pen and paper-based test. A candidate has to write an essay of about 200-250 words along with a letter of about 150-200 words. Tier II paper is for 100 marks and both the essay and letter have to be written in an hour. To get qualified in the SSC-CHSL Tier II exam a candidate must at least score a minimum of 33%.
3.SSC-CHSL Tier III – SSC-CHSL Tier III is the last phase of the SSC-CHSL 2017-18 recruitment. SSC-CHSL tier-III exam is qualifying in nature. Tier III is also called as Skill Test or Typing test.
Note: The final result will be determined by the scores secured in Tier I and Tier II of the examination.
SSC-CHSL Syllabus for 2017-18
SSC-CHSL Syllabus 2017-18 for Tier I – Objective Paper
The tier I exam’s duration has reduced from 75 minutes to 60 minutes. SSC-CHSL Tier I is an online multiple choice examination. The questions will be set both in English and Hindi except the English language section where questions will be only in English.
Here is the detailed SSC-CHSL Syllabus for the computer-based tier I exam.
English Language :
Questions are designed to test the candidate’s general awareness of the environment around him/her 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.
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.
SSC-CHSL 2017-18 Syllabus for Tier II – Descriptive Paper
Tier II of SSC-CHSL exam is a descriptive paper. The mode of examination is pen and paper. A candidate has to minimum score 33% to get qualified for the Tier III examination.
SSC-CHSL 2017-18 Syllabus for Tier III – Skill Test
Tier III of the examination would continue to be the Skill Test/Typing Test which is qualifying in nature. The final merit of the successful candidates would be determined on the basis of total score obtained by them in Tier I and Tier II.
What is a Skill Test?
A skill test is a test in which a candidate’s data entry speed of minimum 8,000 (eight thousand) key depressions per hour on a computer is tested. The duration of the test will be 15minutes and printed matter in English containing about 2000-2200 strokes/key-depressions would be given to enter into the computer.The ‘Speed of 8000 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.
Now that you know the SSC-CHSL Syllabus and Exam pattern, apply for the SSC-CHSL 2017-18 examination and kick-start your SSC-CHSL 2017-18 preparation.