SSC CHSL Exam Pattern 2019
Piyush.Dixit, 04 Dec 2019

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.

SSC CHSL Exam Stages

Tier

Type

Mode

Duration

Tier – I

Objective Multiple Choice


Computer Based (Online)


60 minutes

Tier – II

Descriptive Paper


Pen and Paper mode (Offline)

60 minutes

Tier – III

Skill test/Typing test

(computer based)

Online

15 minutes and 10 minutes

SSC CHSL Exam Pattern 2019 - Tier 1

SSC CHSL Exam Pattern 2019

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.

SSC CHSL 2019 Exam Pattern for Prelims 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.

SSC CHSL Tier I Exam Pattern 2019

S. No.

Section

Number of questions

Number of marks

Time duration

1.

Quantitative Aptitude

25

50

60 Minutes

2.

English

25

50

3.

General Awareness

25

50

4.

General Intelligence

25

50

Total

100

200

SSC CHSL 2019 Exam Pattern for Mains Exam

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.

SSC CHSL Tier II Exam Pattern 2019

Question

Word Limit

Total Time

Total Marks

Essay Writing

200-250 words

60 minutes

Or

1 Hour

100

Letter/ Application Writing

150-200 words

  • Qualifying Marks for SSC CHSL tier II are 33 %.

Marking Scheme in SSC CHSL Exam Pattern 2019

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.

SSC CHSL 2019 Exam Pattern - Tier 3

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

Test Type

Speed

Test requirement

Test Duration



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

Speed

Test requirement

Test Duration

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

SSC CHSL Syllabus 2019

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

Quantitative Ability

English Language

General Awareness

Logical Reasoning

Simplification

Reading Comprehension

History

Alphanumeric Series

Profit & Loss

Cloze Test

Culture

Ranking/Direction/Alphabet Test

Mixtures & Allegations

Para jumbles

Geography

Data Sufficiency

Simple Interest & Compound Interest & Surds & Indices

Miscellaneous

Economic Scene

Coded Inequalities

Work & Time

Fill in the blanks

General Policy

Seating Arrangement

Time & Distance

Multiple Meaning/Error Spotting

Scientific Research

Puzzle

Mensuration – Cylinder, Cone, Sphere

Paragraph Completion

Awards and Honours

Tabulation

Data Interpretation

One Word Substitution

Books and Authors

Syllogism

Ratio & Proportion, Percentage

Active/Passive Voice


Blood Relations

Number Systems



Input Output

Sequence & Series



Coding Decoding

Permutation, Combination & Probability



SSC CHSL Question Papers

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.

How to prepare for SSC CHSL

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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