Combined Higher Secondary Level (CHSL)

SSC CHSL (10+2) 2017 Exam: – Staff Selection Commission (SSC) conduct 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. Exam pattern details are given below:-

Exam Pattern: – The examination will consist of three stages:-

  1. Computer Based Examination (Tier-I)
  2. Descriptive Paper (Tier-II)
  3. Typing Test/ Skill Test (Tier-III)

a)  Typing Test for LDC/JSA, PA/SA

b)  Skill Test for DEO

Computer Based Examination (Tier-I) (objective type):-

PartSubject (not in sequence)Max. MarksTime Duration (For all four parts)
1.English Language (Basic knowledge)

(25 questions)

5060 Minutes

 

2.General Intelligence

(25 questions)

50 

For VH/ OH 80 Minutes

 

3.Quantitative Aptitude

(Basic  Arithmetic Skill)

(25 questions)

50
4.General Awareness

(25 questions)

50

 

Note: – There will be negative marking of 0.50 marks for every wrong answer.

Descriptive Paper (Tier-II):- Tier-II Paper will be a descriptive Paper of 100 Marks in ‘Pen and Paper Mode The duration of the paper would be for one hour (20 minutes compensatory time will also be  provided  to  the  candidates  mentioned  in  Para  7  above).   This paper has been introduced to assess the writing skills of the candidates which are necessary in Government jobs.   The  Paper  would  comprise  writing  of  an Essay  of  200-250  words  and  Letter/ Application of approximately 150-200 words. The minimum qualifying marks in Tier-II would be 33 per cent. The performance in Tier II would be included for preparing merit. The paper will have to be written either in Hindi or in English.

Tier-III Examination: – Tier-III of the Examination would be the Skill Test/ Typing Test which would be of qualifying nature.  The final merit of the successful candidates would be determined on the basis of total score obtained by them in Tier-I and Tier-II.

Skill Test for Data Entry Operator:-

  1. Data Entry Speed of 8,000 (eight thousand) Key Depressions per hour on Computer.
  2. For post of Data Entry Operator in the Office of the Comptroller and Auditor General of India (C&AG):- A speed Test of not less than 15000 key depressions per hour for data entry work to be ascertained through speed test on Computer.

The ‘Speed of 8000 key depressions per hour on Computer’ 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 15 (Fifteen) minutes and printed matter in English containing about 2000-2200 key-depressions  would  be  given  to  each  candidate  who  would  enter  the  same  in  the Computer.

For the post of Data Entry Operator in the Office of the Comptroller and Auditor General of India (C&AG): The ‘speed of 15000 key depressions per hour on Computer’ 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 15  (Fifteen)  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 Computer.

VH/ OH  (afflicted  by  Cerebral  Palsy)  and  OH  with  deformity in  writing  hand (with  40% disability and above) will be allowed 35 minutes including compensatory time 20 minutes for the Skill Test.

The “Data Entry Speed” Skill Test would be of qualifying nature. Candidates allowed to take this test, will have to qualify the test at the prescribed speed on Computer, to be provided by the Commission or the agency authorized by the Commission to conduct such Skill Test at the centre/ venue so notified.

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