How to Prepare for SSC CHSL 2019
Updated on Nov 27, 2019 - 12:15 p.m. IST by Piyush.Dixit
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How to Prepare for SSC CHSL 2019 - Staff Selection Commission has released SSC CHSL application form on December 3, 2019 in online mode. Along with filling application form candidates should know how to prepare for SSC CHSL 2019 in details. Candidates who are equipped with the strategy so as how to crack SSC CHSL exam in the first attempt are more likely to be selected in the exam. SSC CHSL preparation strategy involves thorough knowledge of SSC CHSL exam pattern, syllabus, best books, question trends, and effective time table. In this article, we will systematically uncover the plan of how to prepare for SSC Combined Higher Secondary Level (CHSL) exam in one attempt only. This exam is one of the most popular among various other competitive exams as eligibility criteria to apply for this exam is merely passing of 12th standard only. Read complete article to know how to prepare for SSC CHSL.

Latest: SSC CHSL Application Form 2019 released on December 3, 2019.

SSC CHSL 2019 exam is slated to be held on March 16 to 27, 2020 in online mode. Those who qualify in paper-I will have to appear in exam which will be held on June 28, 2020.

Preparation Ingredients for SSC CHSL exam

Candidates who are determined for their selection in exam should religiously include below-mentioned ingredients in their strategic planning.

1. Be familiar with exam pattern

One of the important aspects of strategy on how to prepare for SSC CHSL is that candidates should know the exam pattern completely. Those who don’t know CHSL Exam Pattern can’t make the strategy so as of how to prepare for SSC CHSL 2019.

Structure of SSC CHSL Exam - 3 tier

  • Tier I (First stage)- Computer Based Test (CBT)
  • Tier II (Second stage)- Descriptive Test
  • Tier III (Third stage) - Typing / Skill Test

In order to know complete detailed syllabus candidates can check SSC CHSL syllabus

2. Subject wise preparation analysis

SSC CHSL Tier I English Section preparation plan

S. No.

Topic

Question Trend

Level of Difficulty

1.

Active voice/ Passive voice

1

Easy to moderate

2.

Direct & indirect speech

1

Easy to moderate

3.

Sentence Improvement

2

Moderate

4.

Cloze test & Comprehension passages

5-7

Moderate

5.

Error detection

2

Moderate

6.

One word substitution

2

Easy to moderate

7.

Homonyms, antonyms and synonyms

4

Moderate to difficult

8.

Para jumbles

2

Moderate to difficult

9.

Fill in the blanks

2

Moderate

10.

Idioms & phrases

2

Moderate

11.

Spelling errors

2

Moderate to difficult


Tips & tricks to prepare English

After understanding the above mentioned bifurcation of different topics candidates should compose the preparation plan

  • Make a strong hold on vocabulary is basic to score good marks in this section

  • Learn & practise basic & advance level of grammar

  • Reading English newspaper i.e Hindu & Indian express will help in both improvement in vocabulary & understanding of reading comprehension

  • Try to solve not only previous year papers of SSC CHSL but also papers of other exam which are having same syllabus being conducted by SSC

SSC CHSL Tier I Quantitative aptitude Section preparation plan

Topic

Question trend

Level of Difficulty


Number System

1-2

Easy to Moderate

Time & Work

1-2

Easy

Percentage/ Profit and Loss & Discount

3-4

Easy to Moderate

Simple & Compound Interest

2-4

Easy to Moderate

Time, Speed & Distance

2-4

Easy

Data Interpretation

3-4

Moderate

Ratio/ Allegation/ Average

1-2

Easy

Mensuration

2-3

Moderate

Geometry

2-3

Moderate

Algebra

2-3

Easy to Moderate

Trigonometry

3-4

Easy to Moderate

Coordinate Geometry

2-4

Easy


  • Calculation speed can be increased by learning square and cube till 30 numbers.

  • Learn basic fundamental of Vedic math which will help in not only simplification but also in Data interpretation questions.

  • Don’t cram too many formula as many a time candidates often become confused where to use and how to use, hence try to understand the logic of concept.

  • One golden rule to score is practise, practise some more practise

SSC CHSL Tier I Reasoning Section preparation plan

S. No.

Topic

Question trend

Difficulty Level

1.

Blood relation

2

Easy to moderate

2.

Venn diagram

1

Easy to moderate

3.

Series

2

Moderate

4.

Missing number

1

Moderate

5.

Classification

3

Easy

6.

Figure completion

1

Easy to moderate

7.

Statements and conclusions

1

Easy to moderate

8.

Embedded figure

1

Easy

9.

Mathematical operations

1

Easy to moderate

10.

Coding and decoding

2

Easy

11.

Distance and direction

1

Easy

12.

Mirror image

1

Moderate

13.

Paper cutting and folding

1

Easy to moderate

14.

Word (can/ cannot be formed)

1

Easy to moderate

15.

Analogy

3

Easy to moderate

16.

Dictionary

1

Easy

17.

Counting of figures

1

Easy to moderate


  • Preparation of reasoning requires logical & rational thinking aptitude

  • Don’t consider this as a subject to study rather consider as exercising of brain

  • Multidimensional approach should be adopted to achieve the desired result

  • Try to interlink one concept with another, it will help in increase in question solving speed.

  • Blood relation concept can be dealt orally by assuming in real life situation.

  • Syllogism topics can be better dealt with van diagram method

  • Solve puzzle game, sudoku to think faster & quicker, which will help in real time exam

3. Internalize the Syllabus wholeheartedly

To compose strategy regarding how to prepare for SSC CHSL exam one should internalize the syllabus wholeheartedly. Many a time candidates preparing for Staff Selection Commission (SSC) CHSL exam don’t remember the complete syllabus on their tips of the tongue.

SSC CHSL exam syllabus includes topics from quantitative aptitude, general intelligence, general awareness, and english subjects. To understand the detailed description of exam syllabus candidates can refer SSC CHSL syllabus.

Candidates can also check the subject wise preparation strategy for SSC CHSL exam to give a boost to their preparation for exam


3. “Be awesome! Be a book nut!”

This quote by Dr. Seuss is apt for not only common people but more for the aspirants preparing for competitive exams. Books are an important instrument to prepare for SSC CHSL exam. They should choose, use & read SSC CHSL preparation books wisely. Candidates who are making the strategy of how to prepare for SSC CHSL exam should understand that good books play a vital role in candidate’s selection.

SSC CHSL Preparation Books

Subject

Recommended Books

English

Plinth to Paramount by Neetu Singh

General Awareness

Lucent’s General Knowledge

Quantitative Aptitude

SSC Mathematics by Rakesh Yadav

Quantitative Aptitude by R.S. Aggarwal

General Intelligence/ Reasoning

Verbal and Non-verbal reasoning by R.S. Aggarwal

Candidates can check more books for SSC CHSL to give value in their preparation strategy

Unwrap the Strategy to secure your selection !!!

  • Cover the syllabus within time: Candidates are suggested to cover the entire syllabus within the time which will give them the liberty to complete some additional or uncovered topics.

  • Revise -twice: One should necessarily fit this planning of revise-twice in how to prepare for SSC CHSL exam. Because as per study Within 24 hours, people forget an average of 70 percent of new information, and within a week, this can even increase till an average of 90 percent of it.

  • Follow the time, don’t let be it otherwise: Students are advised that they should make a disciplined time table and accordingly follow it with full determination. Don’t waste valuable time because its values are realized when it is gone.

  • Do It Once, Do It Right. Get It Over With: Aspirants who know how to prepare for SSC CHSL exam 2019 and followed that strategy with the right amount of effort can easily clear SSC CHSL exam in first attempt only.

  • A healthy mind lives in a healthy body: Candidates should keep this fact in their mind that their health plays a vital role in their preparation. One can’t give the best to any task if it’s health is not in a good stage.


SSC CHSL Expected cut off and analysis

Stimulus to inspire
Being human we are often derived by materialistic things around us hence candidates who are making the strategy to how to prepare for SSC CHSL 2019 exam must know the job profile on which they will be designated after qualifying this exam. It will not only act as a catalyst in their preparation but will also inspire them to work hard to reach their goal.

Job Profile

Pay Band

Grade Pay

Lower Division Clerk(LDC)/Junior Secretariat Assistant(JSA)

Pay Band -1 (Rs. 5200-20200)

Rs. 1900 (pre-revised)

Postal Assistant(PA)/Sorting Assistant(SA)

Pay Band -1 (Rs. 5200-20200)

Rs. 2400 (pre-revised)

Data Entry Operator (DEO)

Pay Band -1 (Rs. 5200-20200)

Rs. 2400 (pre-revised)

Data Entry Operator, Grade “A‟

Pay Band -1 (Rs. 5200-20200)

Rs. 2400 (pre-revised)


Salary Structure for (LDC/JSA/DEO/PA/SA) after 7th Pay Commission

Post

City

Basic Pay

HRA

TA

Gross

In Hand Salary



DEO / PA / SA

X



25500

6120

3600

35220

31045

Y

4080

1800

31380

27205

Z

2040

1800

29340

25165



LDC / JSA

X



19900

4776

1350

26026

22411

Y

3184

900

23984

20369

Z

1592

900

22392

18777


Success and failure are part and parcel of life, One should never lose hope because some fine day things will be in their favor. Hence one should keep striving to achieve the best, if not at least they will be blessed with good.

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SSC chsl exam preparation how to prepare effectively

Vamsi Adda 11th Jan, 2020

dear aspirant,

This staff selection commission exam was notified on december 3rd.for preparing effectively u should know the syllabus that should be prepared and the model of question paper. If you know this then half the war u won.the eligibility criteria is 12th pass and the best preparation strategy and some tricks can be known by checking the below link:

https://competition.careers360.com/articles/how-to-prepare-for-ssc-chsl

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hello sir. this is sairam Narsingh. I applied for ssc chsl 2020 . by mistake I did not mention post number in application form.. I m so worry about it.. is there any edit option? sir

Sanjay Khandelwal 11th Jan, 2020
Hello
I could not understand what you are trying to say. There is no post number in ssc chsl application form. If you are talking about address post then i dont think it will make a big mess. But for post preference there is no option given for Selection. You are just asked about DEO if you had science in 10+2 and nothing else.
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best books for SSC chsl 2020 . tips for its preparation and how to attempt it.

Manidipa Kundu Student Expert 24th Dec, 2019

hi,

I have mentioned some books name below which you may find helpful,

Objective English by S.P Bakshi

Word Power made easy by Norman Lewis

quantitive aptitude by rs agarwal,

Analytical Reasoning by MK Pandey

Modern Approach to Verbal Reasoning by R.S. Aggarwal

General Knowledge by Lucent

bankars adda magazine for current affairs

for chsl you need to really have good grip on english and gk, as time is less but questions is more. if you get 80% questions correctly attempt from english and gk then it is a plus point. I suggest you to regularly practice numerical aptitude to make yourself faster in solving questions.

all the best for exams.

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i did a mistake while entering category in ssc chsl application. i applied under EWS . Actually i am from general category. how can i modify it. if cant what to do?

Sanjanaleekha 21st Dec, 2019

Hi there,

No, you cannot make any changes to your application once you have submitted the same, as the notification given on the website which can be accessed on the link given below, clearly states that in case of any mistake in filling of the application form, no request will be entertained for correction, https://ssc.nic.in/SSCFileServer/PortalManagement/UploadedFiles/Notice_chsl_03122019.pdf

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I applied under EWS category in ssc chsl application and submitted with payment too. Now after knowing eligibility of EWS I am not under this section.. so is there any chance to make it correct?

Sharon Rose Student Expert 21st Dec, 2019

Hello,

There is no window for correction of your application form.You could make changes before submitting the application but as you have already submitted and made the payment you cannot do anything.You need to apply once again using a new mail id and phone number and make payment.

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