**SSC CHSL Syllabus 2023: **SSC CHSL 2023 is an upcoming exam that will be conducted by the Staff Selection Commission to recruit eligible candidates for various posts such as court clerks, postal and sorting assistants, and lower divisional clerks. As per the official notification released on 9th May 2023, the SSC CHSL Syllabus 2023 has been announced. Knowing the syllabus and exam pattern is crucial for candidates who wish to score well and crack the exam. It will help them understand the structure of the exam, the subject-wise topics that need to be prepared thoroughly, In this article, we will discuss the SSC CHSL Syllabus 2023 and to help candidates prepare for the exam in the right direction.

## SSC CHSL Syllabus Overview

Organization Name | Staff Selection Commission |
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Exam Date | August 2023 |

Mode of Exam | Online |

Selection Process | Tier-I Tier-II |

Official Website | ssc.nic.in |

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## SSC CHSL Syllabus Tier 1 Exam Pattern

The Tier 1 exam of SSC CHSL 2023 will be conducted online and it will consist of objective type questions. The exam will be conducted for a total of 200 marks and the duration of the exam will be 60 minutes. The exam will be divided into four sections: General Intelligence, English Language, Quantitative Aptitude, and General Awareness. Each section will consist of 25 questions, and each question will carry 2 marks. There will be negative marking of 0.50 marks for each wrong answer. The following table provides an overview of the Tier 1 exam pattern:

Section | Number of Questions | Maximum Marks |
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General Intelligence | 25 | 50 |

English Language | 25 | 50 |

Quantitative Aptitude | 25 | 50 |

General Awareness | 25 | 50 |

Total | 100 | 200 |

## SSC CHSL Syllabus Tier 1

## 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

- 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)
- 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 sin2π + Cos2π=1 etc.,

**Statistical Charts:**

- Use of Tables and Graphs: Histogram, Frequency polygon, Bar-diagram, Pie-chart.

## General Awareness

- Questions are designed to test the candidateβs 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, there will be no component of Maps/ Graphs/ Diagrams/ Statistical Data in the General Intelligence and Quantitative Aptitude parts.

## SSC CHSL Exam Pattern for Tier II

The Tier-II Examination of SSC CHSL consists of two sessions. Session-I is of 2 hours and 15 minutes duration, and it includes three sections. The first section has two modules – Mathematical Abilities and Reasoning & General Intelligence – with 30 questions each carrying one mark. Section-II also has two modules – English Language and Comprehension, and General Awareness – with 40 and 20 questions, respectively. Each question carries one mark. Section-III has only one module, Computer Knowledge, with 15 questions carrying one mark each. Candidates get 15 minutes to attempt this section. Session-II also has only one section, Section-III, which includes three parts. Part A is the Skill Test for DEOs in Department/Ministry mentioned at Para 8.1 in Notification, Part B is the Skill Test for DEOs except in except in Department/Ministry at Para 8.1 in notification, and Part C is the Typing Test for LDC/JSA. Candidates get 15-20 minutes to attempt each part. The following table provides an overview of the Tier 2 exam pattern:

Tier | Session | Subject | Number of Questions | Maximum Marks | Time allowed |
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II | Session-I | Mathematical Abilities | 30 | 90 | 1 hour (for each section) |

II | Session-I | Reasoning and General Intelligence | 30 | 90 | 1 hour (for each section) |

II | Session-II | English Language and Comprehension | 40 | 120 | 1 hour |

II | Session-II | General Awareness | 20 | 60 | 1 hour |

II | Session-III | Computer Knowledge Module | 15 | 45 | 15 minutes |

II | Session-III | Skill Test/Typing Test Module | – | – | 15 minutes (for DEOs in Department/Ministry mentioned at Para 8.1) |

II | Session-III | Skill Test/Typing Test Module | – | – | 15 minutes (for DEOs except in Department/Ministry mentioned at Para 8.1) |

II | Session-III | Skill Test/Typing Test Module | – | – | 10 minutes (for LDC/JSA) |

## SSC CHSL Syllabus Tier 2

**Module-I of Session-I (Mathematical Abilities)**

In this module, candidates will be tested on their mathematical abilities. The topics covered under this module are as follows:

**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 Alligation, 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 sin2π + Cos2π=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)**

In this module, candidates will be tested on their reasoning and general intelligence. The topics covered under this module are as follows:

- Questions of both verbal and non-verbal type. These 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 decoding, Numerical operations, Other sub-topics, if any.

**Module-I of Section-II (English Language And Comprehension)**

In this module, candidates will be tested on their English language and comprehension skills. The topics covered under this module are as follows:

- Vocabulary
- Grammar
- Sentence structure
- Synonyms/Homonyms
- Antonyms
- Spot the Error
- Fill in the Blanks
- 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)**

- History
- Culture
- Geography
- Economic Scene
- General policy
- 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
- 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.

**Note:** For VH candidates of 40% and above visual disability, there will be no component of Maps/ Graphs/ Diagrams/ Statistical Data in the Mathematical Abilities and Reasoning and General Intelligence modules.

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## SSC CHSL Syllabus 2023 FAQs

### What is the selection process for SSC CHSL 2023?

The selection process for SSC CHSL 2023 consists of three stages: Tier 1 (Computer Based Exam), Tier 2 (Descriptive Paper), and Tier 3 (Skill Test/Typing Test).

### What is the duration of the SSC CHSL Tier 1 exam?

The duration of the SSC CHSL Tier 1 exam is 60 minutes (80 minutes for candidates eligible for scribe).

### What are the subjects covered in the SSC CHSL Tier 1 exam?

The subjects covered in the SSC CHSL Tier 1 exam are General Intelligence, English Language, Quantitative Aptitude, and General Awareness.

### Is there any negative marking in the SSC CHSL exam?

Yes, there is a negative marking of 0.50 marks for each wrong answer in the Tier 1 exam.

### What is the syllabus for the SSC CHSL Tier 2 exam?

The syllabus for the SSC CHSL Tier 2 exam includes an essay writing of 200-250 words and a letter/application writing of 150-200 words.