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Staff Selection Commission-Combined Higher Secondary Level (SSC CHSL)

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Sl No. Section Name No. of Question Maximum Marks Negative Marks Positive Marks Sectional Timing
1 General Intelligence & Reasoning Syllabus 25 50 0.50 2 15 Min
2 General Awareness Syllabus 25 50 0.50 2 15 Min
3 Quantitative Aptitude Syllabus 25 50 0.50 2 15 Min
3 English Language (Basic Knowledge) 25 50 0.50 2 15 Min
  1. Total duration of the examination is 60 Min
  2. Your clock will be set at the server. The countdown timer at the top right corner of screen will display the remaining time available for you to complete the examination. When the timer reaches zero, the examination will end by itself. You need not terminate the examination or submit your paper.
  3. However, this exam will be conducted with sectional timing. You need to complete a given section in the mentioned time. You will not be able to proceed to the next section unless you finish the current section in its allotted time frame.
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Staff Selection Commission - Combined Graduate Level Examination, often referred to as SSC is an examination conducted to recruit staff to various posts in ministries, departments and organizations of the Government of India. It is conducted by the Staff Selection Commission for selecting staff for various Group B and C positions. The Staff Selection Commission was established in 1975.

The exam is conducted to recruit eligible candidates for the below-mentioned posts in various ministries/departments/offices of the Government of India.The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) conducts the Combined Higher Secondary Level (CHSL, 10+2) Exam for recruitment to various posts like:

• Postal Assistants/Sorting Assistants (PA/SA)

• Data Entry Operator (DEO)

• Lower Divisional Clerk (LDC)

• Court Clerk

 

SSC CHSL Posts

SSC CHSL Pay Levels

SSC CHSL Pay Scales

Lower Divisional Clerk (LDC)

2

Rs 19,900-63,200

Junior Secretariat Assistant (JSA)

2

Rs 19,900-63,200

Postal Assistant (PA)

4

Rs 25,500-81,100

Sorting Assistant (SA)

4

Rs 25,500-81,100

Data Entry Operator (DEO)

4

Rs 25,500-81,100

DEO (Grade A)

4

Rs 25,500-81,100

 

SSC CHSL 2021: Important Dates

 

Activity

Dates

SSC CHSL Notification

6th November 2020

SSC CHSL Registration Process

6th November - 26th December 2020

SSC CHSL Tier-1 Admit Card 

23rd July 2021

SSC CHSL Exam Date 2021 (Tier-1)

12th April to 19th April 2021

04th to 09th August 2021

SSC CHSL Provisional Answer Key

20th August 2021

Raise Objection 

20th to 25th August 2021 

SSC CHSL Result for Tier-1 

27th October 2021

SSC CHSL Tier-1 Final Answer Key

05th November to 04th December 2021

SSC CHSL Tier-1 Marks

05th November 2021 to 25th November 2021

SSC CHSL Tier-2 Admit Card 2021

December 2021

SSC CHSL Exam Date 2021 (Tier-2)

9th January 2022

 

SSC CHSL 2021 Exam Pattern

The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) start conducting the Combined Higher Secondary Level(CHSL) in three levels for various posts:

Tier

Type

Mode

Tier – I

Objective Multiple Choice

Computer Based (online)

Tier – II

Descriptive Paper in English/Hindi

Pen and Paper mod

Tier – III

Skill Test/Computer Proficiency Test

Wherever Applicable

 

Before beginning the SSC CHSL preparation, it is important to make note of changes in exam pattern and syllabus. The modifications to SSC CHSL Exam Pattern 2021 are given below:

• SSC CHSL 2021 Tier 1 exam will be conducted in online mode.

• Introduction of a descriptive paper of 100 marks within 60 minutes in pen and paper mode.

• Reduction in time limit for examination of Tier -I from 75 minutes to 60 minutes.

• Tier III will remain same.

• No Sectional Cut off.

 

SSC CHSL Eligibility Criteria 2021

The basic SSC CHSL eligibility criteria are depending on three factors such as age criteria, nationality, and educational criteria.

The detailed eligibility criteria are as follows:

  • Nationality: Candidate must be an Indian Citizen or should belong to Nepal/ Bhutan or Tibetan refugee who came to India before January 1, 1962, to permanently settle in India.
  • Educational Criteria: must have cleared or appearing class 12 or its equivalent from a recognized educational board or University.
  • Age Criteria: Age must be between 18 – 27 years as of January 1, 2021, however, certain reserved category candidates can claim for reservation according to the Indian government norms. More specifically, the aspirants should not have been born before 2 January 1994 and not later than 1 January 2003.

 

SSC CHSL Application Fee

Categories

Application Fees

UR/ General Candidates

INR 100

SC/ ST/ PwD/ Ex-Servicemen/ Women Candidates 

Nil

 

CHSL Exam Pattern

SSC CHSL Exam Pattern 2022

Aspirants should make a preparation strategy in accordance with SSC CHSL Exam Pattern 2020-21 for better performance. It is conducted in three stages called Tiers 1, 2, and 3.

Tier

Type

Mode

Marks

Tier 1

Objective Multiple Choice

Computer-Based (online)

200

Tier 2

Descriptive Paper in English/Hindi

Pen and Paper mode

100

Tier 3

Skill Test/ Typing Test

Depends on the Post

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SSC CHSL 2021 Syllabus

 

Section

Subject

No of Questions

Max Marks

Exam Duration

1

General Intelligence

25

50

60 minutes

2

General Awareness

25

50

3

Quantitative Aptitude (Basic Arithmetic Skill)

25

50

4

English Language (Basic Knowledge)

25

50

Total

100

200

 

 

 

SSC CHSL Tier 1 Syllabus

English Language: 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.

General Intelligence: 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/ patternfolding & 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 subtopics, if any Numerical operations.

Quantitative Aptitude:

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 sin2 ???? + Cos2 ????=1 etc.,

Statistical Charts: Use of Tables and Graphs: Histogram, Frequency polygon, Bar-diagram, Pie-chart.

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

 

SSC CHSL 2019-20 TIER- 1 Cut-Off:

SSC CHSL 2019-20 Tier I Cut Off Marks

Category/Posts

Cut Off

UR

159.52

SC

136.10

ST

127.32

OBC

156.10

EWS

149.98

ESM

87.32

OH

124.36

HH

81.08

VH

123.78

Other PWD

74.32

Total Candidates
Qualified

44856