SSC CHSL Exam pattern 2019 - Staff Selection Commission (SSC) has released SSC CHSL 2019 exam pattern in its official notification on December 3, 2019. The tier wise exam pattern of SSC CHSL 2019 is released in pdf format in online mode. The SSC CHSL exam pattern 2019 provides details regarding the mode, medium, sections and time duration of the exam. Questions will be asked from four sections which includes English Language, General Intelligence, Quantitative Aptitude and General Awareness. As per SSC CHSL 2019 exam pattern of Tier I candidates have to attempt 100 questions within 60 Minutes and total marks allotted to it is 200. The exam pattern of SSC CHSL 2019 Tier II stage is of descriptive in nature and it will be conducted offline. This is a descriptive type test that assess a candidate’s writing ability. This test carries a total 100 marks and it will be conducted for 1 hour. Tier III SSC CHSL exam is skill test/typing test. Read complete article to know more about SSC CHSL exam pattern 2019 to understand the overall structure of exam.
Latest: SSC CHSL Application Form 2019 is released on December 3, 2019. Apply till January 10.
SSC CHSL 2019 paper-I is slated to be held between March 16 to 27, 2020 in online mode across various centres in India.
Tier – I
Objective Multiple Choice
Computer Based (Online)
Tier – II
Pen and Paper mode (Offline)
Tier – III
Skill test/Typing test
15 minutes and 10 minutes
The exam pattern of SSC CHSL provides information pertaining to the stages of the exam along with number of questions, duration of the exam and total marks allotted to the exam. By knowing SSC CHSL 2019 exam pattern candidates can draft their preparation strategy of the exam.
The prelims exam of SSC CHSL contains four sections which includes English Language, Numerical Ability, General Awareness and General Intelligence. SSC CHSL Prelims stage exam is conducted for 100 marks. Check complete details regarding SSC CHSL 2019 exam pattern for prelims stage in below given table.
Number of questions
Number of marks
Candidates who score the minimum or more SSC CHSL cut off in prelims stage will be further shortlisted to appear for the mains stage of exam. The mains exam pattern of SSC CHSL is descriptive in nature and it includes two sections comprising Essay writing and Letter/Application writing. Detailed explanation of SSC CHSL tier II is mentioned in below given table.
Letter/ Application Writing
Qualifying Marks for SSC CHSL tier II are 33 %.
As per the exam pattern of SSC CHSL 2019 for tier-I, candidates will be awarded 2 marks for each correct answer. Negative marking is also applicable in SSC CHSL exam and 0.50 marks will be deducted for every incorrect response given by the candidates. Hence, candidates should answer only those questions for which they know the answer.
Tier 3 is skill test/typing ability test conducted for Data Entry Operator, Postal Assistant/Sorting Assistant LDC. Candidates who qualify tier 1 and 2 exams of SSC CHSL will be called for tier 3 exam. SSC CHSL exam pattern of tier 3 exam for different posts below.
For Data Entry Operator
15 minutes (35 minutes for OH/VH/PH/CP candidates)
Skill Test for Data Entry on Computer
8000 key depressions per hour
(27 words per minute or around 1600 words per hour)
2000- 2200 key depression from printed text to be entered on the computer
Test Language: English
For Postal Assistant/Sorting Assistant LDCs: Typing Test
10500 key depressions per hour (35 words per minute in English and 9000 KPH)
(30 words per minute for Hindi)
Accuracy of words within given time with required speed
10 minutes (30minutes for OH/VH/PH/CP candidates)
Test Language: English or Hindi
Candidates appearing for SSC CHSL can check the details about the topic and subtopics of of tier I is mentioned in below given table.
SSC CHSL Syllabus Tier I
General Intelligence and Reasoning
Profit & Loss
Mixtures & Allegations
Simple Interest & Compound Interest & Surds & Indices
Work & Time
Fill in the blanks
Time & Distance
Multiple Meaning/Error Spotting
Mensuration – Cylinder, Cone, Sphere
Awards and Honours
One Word Substitution
Books and Authors
Ratio & Proportion, Percentage
Sequence & Series
Permutation, Combination & Probability
SSC CHSL question paper contains questions that are asked in the previous year exam . Solving previous year papers will enable the candidates to compose their strategy to qualify the exam by analyzing the question trends and question type. Some time even question from same concept are directly asked in exam and that will give candidates an edge over others.
After knowing the syllabus, question papers and exam pattern of SSC CHSL candidates are required to check the strategy to secure good marks in SSC CHSL exam. Preparation tips of SSC CHSL includes best books, study time table and concrete strategy to qualify the exam.
SSC CHSL selection process is performed to recruit candidates for the post of Postal Assistants/Sorting Assistants(PA/SA), Data Entry Operator (DEO), Lower Divisional Clerk (LDC) . Above mentioned SSC CHSL exam pattern will help the candidates to qualify the exam.
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