SSC CHSL Syllabus 2023: In order to score well in SSC CHSL 2023 exam which is to going to be held in March 2023 as announced by SSC, all candidates should be aware of the SSC CHSL syllabus and exam pattern. It is crucial to know the structure of the exam and the syllabus and subject wise topics that need to be prepared in and out. Here, we start with understanding the exam pattern and Syllabus of the SSC CHSL 2023 exam:

SSC CHSL Syllabus 2023

Staff Selection Commission has released an updated SSC CHSL Exam Pattern and Syllabus along with SSC CHSL 2022-23 Notification. The candidates must have an overview of the latest SSC CHSL Syllabus 2023 released by SSC. 

SSC CHSL Syllabus 2023
CommissionStaff Selection Commission (SSC)
Exam NameSSC CHSL
SSC CHSL Exam Date 2023March 2023
CategorySyllabus
Mode of ExamOnline
Negative MarkingTier 1- 0.5 marks
Tier 2- 1 mark
Selection ProcessTier 1 and Tier 2
Official websitewww.ssc.nic.in

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SSC CHSL Selection Process (Revised)

SSC CHSL exam has two different phases that candidates need to clear to get selected for various posts in the Government Offices. SSC CHSL Tier I is an Objective Multiple Choice Question paper and Tier-II will include following three sections having two modules each.

TierTypeMode
Tier – IObjective Multiple ChoiceComputer Based (online)
Tier – IIObjective Multiple Choice + Skill Test & Typing Test
Tier-II will include three sections having two modules each
Computer Based (online)

SSC CHSL Minimum Qualifying Marks

Minimum qualifying marks in Tier-I, Section-I, Section-II & Module-I of SectionIII of Tier-II Examination are as follows:

  1. UR : 30%
  2. OBC/ EWS : 25%
  3. All other categories : 20%

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SSC CHSL Tier-I Exam Pattern

  1. The SSC CHSL Tier I exam is a computer-based online test (CBT) exam conducted online.
  2. Candidates are given a total of 60 minutes to solve the SSC CHSL Tier-I paper comprising 100 questions that count to a total of 200 marks (2 marks each question).
  3. For each wrong attempt, candidates are penalised with 1/2 marks in the Tier-1 exam.
SectionSubjectNo of QuestionsMax MarksExam Duration
1General Intelligence255060 minutes (80 Minutes for PWD candidates)
2General Awareness2550
3Quantitative Aptitude (Basic Arithmetic Skill)2550
4English Language (Basic Knowledge)2550
Total100200 

SSC CHSL Syllabus for Tier-I Exam

SSC CHSL is conducted in three different levels, the syllabus of all three levels is different. All candidates must be well-informed about the latest changes (if introduced any) in the SSC CHSL Syllabus and exam pattern to prepare for SSC CHSL 2023.

There are 4 sections in Tier I of the SSC CHSL exam which are given below:

1. Reasoning Ability

2. Quantitative Aptitude

3. English Language

4. General Awareness

SSC CHSL Tier-I Syllabus

SSC CHSL Tier-I Syllabus comprises 4 subjects which are: English Language, Quantitative Aptitude, General Intelligence: & General Awareness. The subject wise topics for SSC CHSL 2023 Tier-I exam is given below:

General IntelligenceQuantitative AptitudeEnglish LanguageGeneral Awareness
Logical ReasoningSimplificationReading ComprehensionHistory
Alphanumeric SeriesProfit & LossCloze TestCulture
Ranking/Direction/Alphabet TestMixtures & AllegationsPara jumblesGeography
Data SufficiencySimple Interest & Compound Interest & Surds & IndicesMiscellaneousEconomic Scene
Coded InequalitiesWork & TimeFill in the blanksGeneral Policy
Seating ArrangementTime & DistanceMultiple Meaning/Error SpottingScientific Research
PuzzleMensuration – Cylinder, Cone, SphereParagraph CompletionAwards and Honors
TabulationData InterpretationOne Word SubstitutionBooks and Authors
SyllogismRatio & Proportion, PercentageActive/Passive Voice 
Blood RelationsNumber Systems

 

 

Input-OutputCoding-DecodingSequence & Series
Coding DecodingPermutation, Combination & Probability

SSC CHSL Previous Year Question Paper PDFs

The detailed SSC CHSL Syllabus for Computer Based Examination (Tier-I) is discussed below:

General Awareness Syllabus for SSC CHSL

Questions from the General Awareness section are designed to test the candidate's general knowledge of the environment around him and its 14 applications 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, Static Awareness, Indian GK and scientific research.

General Intelligence Syllabus for SSC CHSL

This section includes questions of both verbal and non-verbal reasoning. The questions will be asked from 

  1. Semantic Analogy
  2. Symbolic operations
  3. Symbolic/ Number Analogy
  4. Trends
  5. Figural Analogy
  6. Space Orientation
  7. Semantic Classification
  8. Venn Diagrams
  9. Number Series
  10. Embedded figures
  11. Figural Series
  12. Critical Thinking
  13. Problem Solving
  14. Symbolic/ Number Classification
  15. Drawing inferences
  16. Figural Classification
  17. Punched hole/ pattern folding & unfolding
  18. Semantic Series
  19. Figural Pattern-folding and completion
  20. Emotional Intelligence
  21. Word Building, Social Intelligence
  22. Coding and de-coding
  23. Other sub-topics if any Numerical operations.

English Language Syllabus for SSC CHSL

The English Language questions will be asked from the following topics: 

  1. Spot the Error
  2. Fill in the Blanks
  3. Synonyms/ Homonyms
  4. Antonyms
  5. Spellings/ Detecting misspelt words
  6. Idioms & Phrases
  7. One-word substitution
  8. Improvement of Sentences
  9. Active/ Passive Voice of Verbs
  10. Conversion into Direct/Indirect narration
  11. Shuffling of Sentence parts
  12. Shuffling of Sentences in a passage
  13. Cloze Passage
  14. Comprehension Passage

Quantitative Aptitude Syllabus for SSC CHSL

  1. Number Systems: Computation of Whole Number, Decimal and Fractions, Relationship between numbers.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. Algebra: Basic algebraic identities of School Algebra and Elementary surds (simple problems) and Graphs of Linear Equations.
  5. 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.
  6. Trigonometry: Trigonometry, Trigonometric ratios, Complementary angles, Height and distances (simple problems only) Standard Identities like sin2 𝜃 + Cos2 𝜃=1 etc.
  7. Statistical Charts: Use of Tables and Graphs: Histogram, Frequency polygon, Bar-diagram, Pie-chart.

SSC CHSL Syllabus: Tier II (Revised)

SSC has revised SSC CHSL Tier 2 Exam Pattern and released new syllabus which has been detailed below-

Tier-II will include following three sections having two modules each:

Section-1: Module-I: Mathematical Abilities and Module-II: Reasoning and General Intelligence.

Section-2: Module-I: English Language and Comprehension and Module-II: General Awareness

Section-3: Module-I: Computer Knowledge Test and Module-II: Skill Test/ Typing Test

Tier-2 will be conducted in two sessions - Session- 1 & Session-2, on same day. Session-I will include conducting of Section-1, Section-2 and Module-1 of Section-3. Session-2 will include conducting of Module-2 of Section-3.

Tier-2 will consist of Objective Type, Multiple choice questions, except for Module-2 of Section 3. The questions will be set in English and Hindi except for Module-2 (i.e. English Language and Comprehension module) in Section 2.

There will be negative marking of 1 mark for each wrong answer in Section-1, Section-2 and Module-I of Section-3.

SSC CHSL Tier 2 Exam Pattern 2023
SessionSectionModulesSubjectNo. of QuestionsMarksTime
Session-I (2 hours and 15 minutes)Section 1Module-1Mathematical Abilities30901 hour
Module-2Reasoning and General Intelligence3090
Section 2Module-1English Language and Comprehension40901 hour
Module-2General Awareness2090
Section 3Module-1Computer Knowledge Module154515 minutes
Session-II (25 minutes)Section 3Module-2

Skill Test/ Typing Test Module- 

Part A- Skill Test for DEOs

Part B: Typing Test for LDC/ JSA

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15 minutes 

10 minutes

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SSC CHSL Tier-II Syllabus

Module-I of Session-I (Mathematical Abilities)

Module-I of Session-I (Mathematical Abilities)
ChapterTopics
Number Systems
  1. Computation of Whole Number
  2. Decimal and Fractions
  3. Relationship between numbers
Fundamental arithmetical operations
  1. Percentages
  2. Ratio and Proportion
  3. Square roots
  4. Averages
  5. Interest (Simple and Compound)
  6. Profit and Loss
  7. Discount
  8. Partnership Business
  9. Mixture and Alligation
  10. Time and distance
  11. Time and work
Algebra
  1. Basic algebraic identities of School Algebra and Elementary surds (simple problems)
  2. Graphs of Linear Equations
Geometry

Familiarity with elementary geometric figures and facts: 

  1. Triangle and its various kinds of centres
  2. Congruence and similarity of triangles
  3. Circle and its chords
  4. Tangents
  5. Angles subtended by chords of a circle
  6. Common tangents to two or more circles.
Mensuration
  1. Triangle
  2. Quadrilaterals
  3. Regular Polygons
  4. Circle
  5. Right Prism
  6. Right Circular Cone
  7. Right Circular Cylinder
  8. Sphere
  9. Hemispheres
  10. Rectangular Parallelepiped
  11. Regular Right Pyramid with triangular or square Base
Trigonometry
  1. Trigonometry
  2. Trigonometric ratios
  3. Complementary angles
  4. Height and distances (simple problems only) Standard Identities like sin2𝜃 + Cos2𝜃=1 etc.
Statistics and probability

Use of Tables and Graphs

  1. Histogram
  2. Frequency polygon
  3. Bar-diagram
  4. Pie-chart
  5. Measures of central tendency: mean, median, mode, standard deviation
  6. calculation of simple probabilities

Module-II of Section-I (Reasoning and General Intelligence)

Module-II of Section-I (Reasoning and General Intelligence):

Verbal and non-verbal type

  1. Semantic Analogy
  2. Symbolic operations
  3. Symbolic/ Number Analogy
  4. Trends, Figural Analogy
  5. Space Orientation
  6. Semantic Classification
  7. Venn Diagrams
  8. Symbolic/ Number Classification
  9. Drawing inferences
  10. Figural Classification
  11. Punched hole/ pattern-folding & unfolding
  12. Semantic Series
  13. Figural Pattern-folding and completion
  14. Number Series
  15. Embedded figures
  16. Figural Series
  17. Critical Thinking
  18. Problem Solving
  19. Emotional Intelligence
  20. Word Building
  21. Social Intelligence
  22. Coding and de-coding
  23. Numerical operations

Module-I of Section-II (English Language And Comprehension)

Module-I of Section-II (English Language And Comprehension)
  1. Vocabulary
  2. Grammar
  3. Sentence structure
  4. Synonyms/Homonyms
  5. Antonyms
  6. Spot the Error
  7. Fill in the Blanks
  8. Spellings/ Detecting mis-spelt words
  9. Idioms & Phrases
  10. One-word substitution
  11. Improvement of Sentences
  12. Active/ Passive Voice of Verbs
  13. Conversion into Direct/ Indirect narration
  14. Shuffling of Sentence parts
  15. Shuffling of Sentences in a passage
  16. Cloze Passage
  17. Comprehension Passage

Module-II of Section-II (General Awareness)

Module-II of Section-II (General Awareness)

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.

Questions relating to India and its neighbouring countries especially pertaining to

  1. History
  2. Culture
  3. Geography
  4. Economic Scene
  5. General policy
  6. Scientific research

Module-I of Section-III of Paper-I (Computer Proficiency)

Module-I of Section-III of Paper-I (Computer Proficiency)
ChaptersTopics
Computer Basics
  1. Organization of a computer
  2. Central Processing Unit (CPU)
  3. Input/ output devices
  4. Computer memory
  5. Memory organization
  6. Back- up devices
  7. PORTs
  8. Windows Explorer
  9. Keyboard shortcuts
SoftwareWindows Operating system including basics of 
Microsoft Office like MS word, MS Excel and Power Point etc
Working with Internet and e-mails
  1. Web Browsing & Searching
  2. Downloading & Uploading
  3. Managing an E-mail Account
  4. e-Banking
Basics of networking and cyber security
  1. Networking devices and protocols
  2. Network and information security threats (like hacking, virus, worms, Trojan etc.) and preventive measures.

Skill test for the post of Data Entry Operator:

In this test, a candidate should have a data entry speed of 8,000 (eight thousand) Key Depressions per hour.

The duration of the Test is 15 minutes and an English document having about 2000-2200 strokes/key-depressions is given to type.

Skill test for the post of DEO in the Office of the Comptroller and Auditor General of India (C&AG):

The ‘speed of 15000 key depressions per hour will be adjudged on the basis of the correct entry of words/key depressions as per the given passage.

The duration of the test will be for 15 minutes and printed matter in English containing about 3700-4000 key-depressions would be given to each candidate who would enter the same in the test computer.

Skill test for the post of Lower Division Clerk/ Junior Secretariat Assistant (LDS/JSA) and Postal Assistants/ Sorting Assistants (PA/SA):

The speed of 10500 key depressions per hour will be adjudged on the basis of the correct entry of words/key depressions as per the given passage.

The duration of the test will be for 15 minutes and printed matter in English containing about 9000 key-depressions/hour would be given to each candidate who would enter the same in the test computer.

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SSC CHSL Syllabus 2023: FAQs

There will be two rounds of online examination in SSC CHSL exam (Tier-I and Tier-II).

SSC CHSL Tier I asks a total of 100 objective-type questions to the candidates.

General Intelligence (Reasoning) is the easy and high scoring section as compare to other sections.

There are 4 sections in SSC CHSL Tier 1 exam. i.e. Quantitative Aptitude, General Intelligence, General Awareness and English Language.

As per the SSC CHSL exam pattern, there is a negative marking of 0.50 marks in the Tier I exam. For Tier-2, There will be negative marking of 1 mark for each wrong answer in Section-I, Section-II and Module-I of Section-III.

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