SSC CHSL Syllabus
SSC CHSL Syllabus


SSC CHSL Syllabus

SSC CHSL Exam Pattern

Tier – IObjective Multiple ChoiceComputer-Based (online)
Tier – IIDescriptive Paper in English/HindiPen and Paper mode
Tier – IIISkill Test/Computer Proficiency TestWherever Applicable

SSC CHSL Tier-I Exam Pattern

SubjectNo of QuestionsMax Marks
Duration: 75 minutes
General Intelligence and Reasoning2550
General Awareness2550
Quantitative Aptitude2550
English Comprehension2550

SSC CHSL Tier 1 Syllabus

SSC CHSL Syllabus for the 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

SSC CHSL Exam Syllabus for General Awareness

  • General Awareness of the environment around him and its application to society
  • Questions are also designed to test knowledge of Current Events
  • Matters of everyday observation and experience in their scientific aspect
  • India and its neighboring countries especially pertaining to History, Culture, Geography, Economic Scene, General policy and scientific research.

SSC CHSL Syllabus for General Intelligence (LDC)

  • Semantic Analogy
  • Symbolic/Number Analogy
  • Figural Analogy
  • Semantic Classification
  • Symbolic/Number Classification
  • Figural Classification
  • Semantic Series
  • Number Series
  • Figural Series
  • Problem Solving
  • Word Building
  • Coding and de-coding
  • Numerical operations
  • Symbolic operations
  • Trends
  • Space Orientation
  • Venn Diagrams
  • Drawing inferences
  • Punched hole/pattern – folding & unfolding
  • Figural Pattern – folding and completion
  • Embedded figures
  • Critical Thinking
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Social Intelligence
  • Other sub-topics

SSC 10+2 Syllabus for Quantitative Aptitude (DEO)

SSC 10+2 Syllabus for Number SystemsArithmetic

Computation of Whole Number

Decimal and Fractions

Relationship between numbers
SSC CHSL Syllabus for Fundamental arithmetical operations:Percentages

Ratio and Proportion

Square roots


Interest (Simple and Compound)

Profit and Loss


Partnership Business

Mixture and Alligation

Time and distance

Time and work
SSC 10+2 Exam  Syllabus for Algebra Basic algebraic identities of School Algebra (and their simple applications) e.g. Formulas for (a+b)2, (a-b)2, (a+b)3, (a-b)3, a3-b3, a3+b3, a2-b2; if a+b+c=0, then a3+b3+c3=3abc, etc. and Elementary surds (simple problems)

Graphs of Linear Equations

SSC CHSL Syllabus for Knowledge with elementary geometric figures and factsTriangle and its various kinds of centers viz. Centroid, In-centre, Orthocenter, Circumcentre

Congruence and similarity of triangles

Circle and its chords, tangents, angles subtended by chords of a circle, common tangents to two or more circles.
SSC CHSL Syllabus for Mensuration Triangle, 


Regular Polygons (sum of the internal angles of a polygon)


Right Prism

Right Circular Cone

Right Circular Cylinder

Sphere, Hemispheres

Rectangular Parallelepiped

Regular Right Pyramid with triangular or square Base
SSC 10+2 Syllabus for TrigonometryTrigonometry (for acute angles θ with 0≤θ≤90)

Trigonometric ratios

Degree and Radian Measures

Standard Identities like sin2θ + Cos2θ = 1, etc.
SSC CHSL Syllabus for Statistical ChartsUse of Tables and Graphs


Frequency polygon



SSC CHSL Tier-II Exam Pattern

SSC CHSL Tier-II is a descriptive test is conducted to test the written skills of candidates in English/Hindi. The paper involves writing an Essay of 200-250 words and Letter/Application writing of about 150-200 words.

  • Duration Of The Exam Is 60 Minutes
  • Total Marks Are 100 Marks.
  • The Questions Are Based on the Concepts Of 10th standard.
  • Time duration is 80 minutes for candidates who are visually handicapped or suffer from cerebral palsy.
SubjectsWord Limit (Approximately) Maximum Marks
Essay Writing200 – 250100 Marks
Letter/Application Writing150 – 200

SSC CHSL Tier 2 Syllabus

  • Impact and Scope of GST Bill in India
  • Gauge the Success of Swatchh Bharat Abhiyan
  • Ambit and Expansion of Aadhaar Card’s Scope in India
  • Discuss OROP and its feasibility
  • Triple Talaq
  • Death Penalty for child rape
  • Political system in India
  • LGBT Rights
  • Euthanasia in India
  • BetiBachao, BetiPadhao
  • Union Indian Budget
  • Women Empowerment
  • Role of technology in gross development
  • Technology Advancement in India (ISRO)
  • Make in India Initiative
  • Intellectual Property Rights
  • UDAN Scheme
  • 6000 Pregnancy Aid Scheme for Pregnant Women in India
  • Mid-Day Meal Scheme for Madarsas to be Launched Soon
  • Digital India

SSC CHSL Tier 3 Syllabus

Skill test for Data Entry Operator:

  • It is of QUALIFYING nature. This skill test will be organized only for Data Entry Operator post. Candidates need to hold Data Entry Speed of 8,000 (eight thousand) Key Depressions per hour 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. Only 15 minutes will be allotted to the aspirants.
  • The printed matter in English containing about 2000- 2200 strokes/key-depressions would be given to each candidate who would enter the same in the Computer.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

How many rounds are there in the SSC CHSL exam?

There are three rounds of examination in the SSC CHSL Exam (Tier-I, Tier-II & Skill Test).

How many questions are there in SSC CHSL Tier I exam?

SSC CHSL Tier I asks a total of 100 objective-type questions to the candidates.

What is SSC CHSL Salary?

According to the revised pay scale, the starting salary in SSC CHSL officers is INR 17,000 – 18,000/-. Along with the revised pay scale, SSC provides transport, house rent, dearness, and other special allowance.

Does the SSC CHSL Syllabus change every year?

No, the SSC CHSL Syllabus remains the same every year.

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