Combined Higher Secondary Level (CHSL)

SSC CHSL (10+2) Exam Syllabus: – Staff Selection Commission (SSC) conducts Combined Higher Secondary Level Exam for the recruitment of Lower Division Clerk, Junior Secretariat Assistance (JSA), Postal Assistance/Sorting Assistance, Data Entry Operator (DEO) vacancies. Syllabus details are given below:-

Syllabus: –

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, Other sub-topics, if any Numerical operations.

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.

Quantitative Aptitude:-

Arithmetic: – 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 centers, 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.

Note:-For VH candidates of 40% and above visual disability and opting for SCRIBES there will be no component of Maps/ Graphs/ Diagrams/ Statistical Data in the General Intelligence & Reasoning/ Quantitative Aptitude.

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