SSC CHSL 2020 Staff Selection Commission -Combined Higher Secondary Level
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SSC CHSL 2020 Exam Pattern

By: Archana on April 01, 2019

The SSC CHSL Exam is held in both online and offline mode. There are about 3 stages in the exam - Tier 1, 2 and 3. The Tier-1 paper is objective and Tier-2 paper is descriptive in nature. The Tier-1 exam is for a total of 200 marks while the Tier-2 paper is for a total of 100 marks. The Tier-1 exam is for a duration of 75 minutes and Tier-2 is for a total duration of 60 minutes. The exam is held in a bilingual mode - English and Hindi.

The following are the stages of the exam explained in detail:

  • Tier-1 - Computer Written Based Examination (Objective Type)
  • Tier- 2 - Written Exam (Descriptive paper)
  • Tier- 3 - Typing Test/Skill Test

SSC CHSL Tier 1 Detailed Pattern

  1. The objective paper needed to be given in an online mode.
  2. The Question paper consists of 4 components: General Intelligence, English, Quantitative Aptitude and General Awareness
  3. Tier 1 exam would have 100 questions totaled for 200 marks.
  4. The Duration of the exam would be for about 75 minutes.
  5. The Question paper would be in both English and Hindi for Papers 1,3 and 4.
  6. For every wrong answer, 0.5 marks would be deducted.
  7. Every section would have 25 questions each for 50 marks.

Tier 2 Descriptive Paper

  1. The second stage of  SSC CHSL is a descriptive exam which would be conducted offline ( Pen and Paper based)
  2. Candidates would be required to write letters/essay/application letter etc.
  3. This paper carries a total of 100 marks for a duration of 1 hour.
  4. The qualifying marks set in this case is about 30%.
  5. The word limit would be set on an average for about 200-300 words.

Tier 3 Skill Test

  1. The typing test would be conducted for candidates who are applying for the post of Data Entry Operator.
  2. Candidates would have to qualify this test as per the speed limit indicated by the convenor.

SSC CHSL 2020 Syllabus

The SSC CHSL Syllabus presented here is an exhaustive list of topics that can be prepared by students across to crack the exam. This Syllabus information is usually given to candidates to help them decide and make a study plan for themselves.

From this year onwards in 2017, SSC CHSL would be conducted online. This exam is alternately known as SSC 10+2 Level Exam. A huge number of aspirants inclusive of 12th Grade students would be preparing for the exam guaranteeing huge competition.

Section Topics
General Intelligence Figural Analogy, Semantic and Number Series, Problem Solving, Word Building, Coding and Decoding, Venn Diagrams
English Synonyms/Antonyms, Fill in the Blanks, Sentence Improvement, Active/Passive Voice
Quantitative Aptitude Number Systems, Decimals, Fractions, Number Relationships
General Awareness Current Affairs, Static Affairs, Politics, History, Geography

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