As the famous saying goes, If you fail to plan you are planning to fail. It is imperative, that every aspirant preparing for an exam has a study plan in place. It includes everything from schedule management, right study resources, attempting mock tests and previous year’s papers for greater productivity in the exam. With the SSC CHSL Exam around the corner, all those preparing for the exam should have an SSC CHSL Study Plan in place and should have already started with the preparation.
The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) has released exam dates for the Combined Higher Secondary Level (CHSL) exams. According to the SSC exam calendar, Tier 1 Exam is scheduled from 16-03-2020 to 27-03-2020
SSC CHSL Selection Procedure
SSC CHSL is conducted in three stages.
- Tier 1 Exam: Objective Test– Computer Based Written Test which consists of four sections
- Tier 2 Exam: Descriptive Test – Descriptive Test which asks Letter/ Application and Essay Writing
- Tier 3 Exam: Skill Test/Typing – which is qualifying in nature
SSC CHSL 2020 Syllabus & Exam Pattern
SSC CHSL 2020 Tier 1 Syllabus
|General Intelligence and Reasoning||Quantitative Ability||English Language||General Awareness|
|Alphanumeric Series||Profit and Loss||Cloze Test||Culture|
|Ranking/Direction/Alphabet Test||Mixtures and Allegations||Para jumbles||Geography|
|Data Sufficiency||Simple Interest and Compound Interest and Surds and Indices||Miscellaneous||Economic Scene|
|Logical Reasoning||Simplification||Reading Comprehension||History|
|Coded Inequalities||Work and Time||Fill in the blanks||General Policy|
|Seating Arrangement||Time and Distance||Multiple Meaning/Error Spotting||Scientific Research|
|Tabulation||Data Interpretation||One Word Substitution||Books and Authors|
|Syllogism||Ratio and Proportion, Percentage||Active/Passive Voice||Awards and Honors|
|Puzzle||Mensuration – Cylinder, Cone, Sphere||Paragraph Completion|
|Blood Relations||Number Systems|
|Input-Output||Sequence and Series|
|Coding-Decoding||Permutation, Combination and Probability|
SSC CHSL 2020 Tier 1 Exam Pattern
SSC CHSL: Tier 1 Pattern (60 mins, 200 marks, 100 questions)
|Subject||Max Marks||Total Timing|
For VH/OH afflicted
SSC CHSL: Tier 2 Pattern (1 hrs, 100 marks)
|Sections||No. Of Questions||Maximum Marks||Time Duration|
SSC CHSL 2020 Tier 2 Syllabus
Tier 2 is a descriptive Test one is asked to write an essay and letter/application.
- Essay topics are usually any current social, political, economic or cultural issue.
- For letter/application writing, expect official topics. But it is always better to be aware of letter formats of all types.
NOTE: For descriptive paper, you just have to increase your writing skills and you can do it by daily practice.
SSC CHSL Syllabus For English Language Section
The English Language section consists of objective questions to test your knowledge of English vocabulary, grammar, and comprehension.
NOTE: If you want to score good in this section then strengthen your vocabulary as this is the most important thing which will help you in all exams and this will also increase your comprehension skill which helps you to solve para jumbles, antonyms, synonyms, paragraph, cloze test, rearrangement of sentences etc. Grammatical portions will also help you a lot.
For grammatical section follow H.C HARDWICK & VOCAB 24 APP)
A mirror of common error by Dr. Ashok Kumar Singh or SP Bakshi General English.
The various topics that are included under this section are as tabulated below:
|SSC CHSL Syllabus For English Language Section|
|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|