SSC CHSL Syllabus 2019

The SSC Combined Higher Secondary Level (10+2) exam, SSC CHSL in short, is conducted every year by the Staff Selection Commission (SSC). It is a three-tier exam that is conducted to fill up vacancies for a wide range of posts in various government offices and departments. Some of the posts that come under SSC CHSL exam are – Postal Assistants/ Sorting Assistants (PA/SA), Court Clerks, Data Entry Operators (DEO), Lower Division Clerks (LDC), etc.
SSC CHSL

SSC CHSL Syllabus 

SSC CHSL Syllabus 

Before getting into the detailed SSC CHSL syllabus, you must have an idea about the SSC CHSL exam pattern – the number of stages of SSC CHSL exam and what each of these stages entails.

SSC CHSL is conducted in three stages:

  1. SSC CHSL Tier 1 – Computer Based Written Test which consists of four sections
  2. SSC CHSL Tier 2 – Descriptive Test which asks Letter/ Application and Essay Writing
  3. SSC CHSL Tier 3 – Skill Test / Typing Test, which is qualifying in nature
Descriptive Test asks you to write essay and letter/application.

SSC CHSL Syllabus For General Intelligence

It would include questions of both verbal and non-verbal type such as Semantic Analogy, Symbolic operations, Symbolic/ Number Analogy, Trends, Figural Analogy, Space Orientation, etc.
  • Number Series
  • Alphabet Series
  • Classification
  • Analogy
  • Venn Diagrams
  • Paper Folding
  • Problems on Figural Pattern
  • Syllogism
  • Statements and Arguments
  • Statements and Conclusions
  • Statements and Assumptions
  • Assertion and Reasoning
  • PuzzlesSeating Arrangements (Circular and Linear)
  • Coding and Decoding
  • Word BuildingDistance and Directions
  • Blood Relations

SSC CHSL Syllabus For English Language

The questions would be on Spot the Error, Fill in the Blanks, Synonyms/ Homonyms, Antonyms, Spellings/ Detecting mis-spelt words, Idioms & Phrases, etc.
  • Parts of Speech 
  • Voice Change – Active and Passive Voice
  • Tenses 
  • Articles – A, An, The
  • Singular and Plural 
  • Narration – Direct and Indirect Speech
  • Subject-Verb Agreement 
  • Phrases and Idioms
  • Sentence Improvement 
  • Sentence Correction / Spotting Errors
  • Fill in the Blanks 
  • Cloze Test
  • Para-Jumbles 
  • One Word Substitution
  • Spell Check 
  • Comprehension Test

SSC CHSL Syllabus For Quantitative Aptitude

It would include questions on topics such as Number Systems, Fundamental arithmetical operations, Algebra, Geometry, Mensuration, Trigonometry, Statistical Charts, etc.
  • Simplification 
  • Surd and Indices
  • Number Series 
  • Profit and Loss
  • Percentage 
  • Simple and Compound Interest
  • Ratio and Proportion 
  • Time and Work
  • Time, Speed and Distance 
  • Pipes and Cisterns
  • Average 
  • Boats and Streams
  • Geometry and Mensuration 
  • Probability
  • Permutation and Combination 
  • Pie Chart
  • Bar Graph 
  • Line Graph
  • Trigonometry 
  • Linear Equations
  • Number Systems 
  • Mixture and Allegation
  • Square Root 
  • Discount

SSC CHSL Syllabus For General Awareness

Questions are designed to test the candidate’s general awareness of the environment around him and its application to society.
  • Events and issues of National and International Importance 
  • Books and Authors
  • Countries – Capitals and Countries 
  • Awards and Honours
  • Indian Polity 
  • Indian Constitution
  • Indian Geography 
  • Indian Economy
  • Indian Budget 
  • Business
  • Science, Technology, and Research 
  • Indian Parliament
  • Culture 
  • Indian History