SSC CHSL Syllabus 2018 | 10+2 Exam Pattern Tier 1/2/3 CHSL LDC/DEO PDF Syllabus

SSC CHSL Syllabus 2018

Staff Selection Commission will be conducting SSC CHSL Tier 1 Examination from 20th March, 2018 to 20th April, 2018 for recruitment to DEO, Sorting Assistants/ Postal Assistants, Court Clerks and Lower Divisional Clerks. Candidates who are planning to appear for the exam must check the SSC CHSL Syllabus in order to clear the SSC CHSL Exam successfully. Staff Selection Commission is going to conduct the SSC CHSL exam in three Tiers: Tier 1, Tier 2 and Tier 3. You can easily check the SSC CHSL syllabus mentioned in this article and start preparing accordingly. When it comes to starting with SSC CHSL Exam Preparation, candidates must also be aware about the SSC CHSL Syllabus and Exam Pattern which can help the contenders.

SSC CHSL Selection Procedure:

  • Tier 1 Exam (Online based Test).
  • Tier 2 Exam (Descriptive Type Exam).
  • Tier 3 Exam (Skill Test).
  • Written Examination.

Quantitative Aptitude:


Discount Profit and Loss
Mixture Allegations Decimal and Fractions
Ratio and Proportion Percentage
Partnership Business Computation of Whole Number
Time and work Averages
Time and distance Interest (Simple and Compound)
Square Roots

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Graphs of Linear Equations. Basic algebraic identities of School Algebra and Elementary surds (simple problems)

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Tangents, Circle and its chords, Angles subtended by chords of a circle Triangle and its various kinds of centers
Common tangents to two or more circles. Congruence and similarity of triangles

Sphere Hemisphere
Circle Right Circular Cylinder
Triangle Regular Polygons
Right Prism Regular Right Pyramid with triangular or square Base.
Rectangular Parallelepiped Quadrilaterals
Right Circular Cone

Height and distances (simple problems only) Trigonometric ratios
Standard Identities like sin20 + Cos20=1 etc. Complementary angles

Bar-diagram Histogram
Pie-chart Frequency polygon

General Intelligence (Reasoning):

Space Orientation Critical Thinking
Figural Analogy Embedded figures
Problem Solving Semantic Analogy
Figural Classification Figural Series
Symbolic/Number Classification Number Series
Drawing inference Coding and decoding
Symbolic/Number Analogy Figural Pattern – folding and completion
Semantic Series Trends
Symbolic operations Venn Diagrams
Punched hole/pattern-folding & unfolding Emotional Intelligence
Word Building Social Intelligence
Other sub-topics If any Numerical operations
Semantic Classification

English Language:

Active/Passive Voice of Verbs Fill in the Blanks
Synonyms/Homonyms Common Error
Conversion into Direct/Indirect narration One word substitution
Antonyms Shuffling of Sentence parts
Improvement of Sentences Spellings/Detecting Mis-spelt words
Cloze Passage Shuffling of Sentences in a passage
Comprehension Passage Idioms & Phrases

General Awareness:

Budget and Five Year Plans Sports
Economy Economy, Banking, and Finance
Important Financial & Economic News Indian Constitution
History Scientific Research
India and its neighboring countries Culture
Science – Inventions & Discoveries Geography of India & Gujarat
Countries & Capitals General Politics
Particular reference to Rajasthan State

SSC CHSL 2017 Syllabus for Descriptive Paper:

Applying contenders for SSC CHSL Tier 2 exam are hereby informed that Tier II paper will be Descriptive Paper. This paper would include writing of an Essay of 200-250 words and Application / Letter writing of approximately 150-200 words. The paper will be of 100 marks and you will have to secure the highest rank.

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SSC CHSL Tier 1 Exam Pattern 2017

  • The Staff Selection Commission CHSL Exam will consist 200 marks.
  • There will be half marks deducted for every wrong answer.
  • The duration of the Exam will be 75 minutes.
  • There are 200 questions in CHSL Tier I examination.
  • This first written exam will be an objective type exam.
Exam Type Subject No. of questions Marks Duration
Objective Type English Language 50 50 75 minutes
General Intelligence 50 50
General Awareness 50 50
Quantitative Aptitude 50 50
Total 200 200

SSC CHSL Tier II Exam Pattern 2017:

  • Candidates will have to write an Essay of 200-250 words.
  • Candidates will be given 100 marks for good writing and correct answers.
  • The Application / Letter writing will be of approximately 150-200 words.
Exam Type Subject Marks
Descriptive Type Letter Writing / Essay Writing 100

SSC CHSL Preparation Tips:

  • Prepare your study schedule carefully in order to give proper time to each and every subject according to the weightage in the examination and as per your grasping level on each subject. Don’t waste time on subjects you are good at.
  • Speed up on your calculus part because, in QT, candidates can score as much as they can easily.
  • Learn about the short tricks and consider them in the exam to calculate things quickly.
  • Take references from good books which are authorized. Avoid using series books and all which may simply prove out to be a waste of time.
  • Make sure you give time for revision regularly. In this case, you can make short notes for quick revision.
  • Consider to solve as many mock tests as you can. This method will help you to understand the paper pattern easily and simultaneously will increase your speed.
  • Solve questions which you are sure to answer only. Don’t go for guessing game as it can lead you to negative marking.
  • Always solve the questions which are easy and quick first.

SSC CHSL Preparation Books:

Topics Book’s Name Authors/ Writers
General Intelligence & Reasoning A Modern Approach to Verbal & Non-Verbal Reasoning Dr. R. S. Aggarwal 
A New Approach to Reasoning Verbal and Non-Verbal BS Sijwali, Indu Sijwal 
Analytical Reasoning MK Pandey
English Language Objective English for Competitive Examinations (5th Edition) Hari Mohan Prasad, Uma Rani Sinha
Competitive General English (for all Competitive and Academic Exams) Kiran Prakashan
Objective General English SP Bakshi
Quick Learning Objective General English R. S. Aggarwal, Vikas Aggarwal
Quantitative Aptitude The Quantitative Aptitude For Competitive Examinations Dr. R. S. Aggarwal
Magical Book On Quicker Maths M. Tyra
Elementary and Advanced Mathematics for SSC 10+2 LDC & DEO Exam Kiran Prakashan
General Awareness Manorama Yearbook (50th Anniversary Edition) Mammen Mathew
Lucent’s General Knowledge in English
Lucent’s Samanya Gyan in Hindi

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