SSC CHSL Exam Pattern (Revised 2022)

SSC CHSL Exam Pattern 2022 (Revised): An Exam Pattern is a good way to sort your preparation strategy. Thus, aspiring candidates should know the SSC CHSL Exam Pattern 2022. Here, we have discussed the number of questions, type of questions, level of exam, marking scheme, etc. With the release of the CHSL notification recently, a govt job aspirant should be aware of know-what of the exam. This eases in making the preparation strategy & a candidate can get a fair idea of the topics that one need to prioritize.

SSC CHSL Exam Pattern 2022

  • SSC CHSL Tier I Exam is an Objective Multiple Choice Question paper 
  • Tier 2 exam includes following three sections having two modules each. 

Tier I (CBT)

Section Subject No of Questions Total Marks
I
General Intelligence
25
50
II
General Awareness
25
50
III
Quantitative Aptitude (Basic Arithmetic Skill)
25
50
IV
English Language (Basic Knowledge)
25
50
  • SSC CHSL Tier I Exam is an Objective Multiple Choice Question paper
  • Tier 2 exam includes following three sections having two modules each. 

Tier 2 (Revised Exam Pattern 2022)

Session Section Modules Subject No of Questions Marks Time
Session-I
Section 1
Module I
Mathematical Abilities
30
90
1 hour
Module II
Reasoning and General Intelligence
30
90
Section 2
Module I
English Language and Comprehension
40
90
1 hour
Module II
General Awareness
20
90
Section 3
Module I
Computer Knowledge Module
15
45
15 Minutes
Session II
Section 3
Module II
Skill Test/ Typing Test Module-
Part A- Skill Test for DEOs
15 Minutes
Part B: Typing Test for LDC/ JSA
10 minutes
  • Tier-II will be conducted in two sessions – Session –I & Session-II, on same day. 
  • It will be mandatory for the candidates to qualify all the sections of Tier-II.
  • Tier-II will consist of Objective Type, Multiple choice questions, except for Module-II of Section-III.
  • There will be negative marking of 1 mark for each wrong answer in Section-I, Section-II and Module-I of Section-III. Candidates are, therefore, advised to keep this in mind while answering the questions.

SSC CHSL Syllabus ( Revised 2022)

Indicative Syllabus (Tier-I)

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/ pattern-folding    &  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, Numerical operations, Other sub-topics, if any 

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 sin2𝜃  + Cos2𝜃=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.  

Indicative Syllabus (Tier-II)
Module-I of Session-I (Mathematical Abilities)

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 sin2𝜃  + Cos2𝜃=1 etc.,

Statistics and probability: Use of Tables and Graphs: Histogram, Frequency polygon, Bar-diagram, Pie-chart; Measures of central tendency: mean, median, mode, standard deviation; calculation of simple probabilities

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

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/ pattern-folding    &  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, Numerical operations, Other sub-topics, if any 

Module-I of Section-II (English Language And Comprehension)
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.
 
Module-II of Section-II (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.
 
Module-I of Section-III of Paper-I (Computer Proficiency)
Computer Basics: Organization of a computer, Central Processing Unit (CPU), input/ output devices, computer memory, memory organization, back- up devices, PORTs, Windows Explorer, Keyboard shortcuts.
Software: Windows Operating system including basics of Microsoft Office like MS word, MS Excel and Power Point etc..
Working with Internet and e-mails: Web Browsing & Searching, Downloading & Uploading, Managing an E-mail Account, e-Banking. 
Basics of networking and cyber security: Networking devices and protocols, Network and information security threats (like hacking, virus, worms, Trojan etc.) and preventive measures.
 

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