SSC CHSL Syllabus 2019
Supriya Kumari, 21 Jan 2019, #SSC CHSL

SSC CHSL Syllabus 2019 – The syllabus of SSC CHSL exam is released by exam conducting body, Staff Selection Commission (SSC). SSC CHSL syllabus provide details regarding the topics and sub-topics under different sections of Tier 1, 2 and 3. SSC CHSL syllabus of Tier 1 for General Intelligence and Reasoning include topics of both verbal and non-verbal type. SSC CHSL 2019 syllabus for English Comprehension include Spot the Error, Fill in the Blanks, Synonyms/ Homonyms, Antonyms etc. to check the command over English grammar. Quantitative Aptitude includes topics like arithmetic, mensuration and basic mathematics. SSC CHSL syllabus for General Awareness includes topics from history, geography and current affairs. SSC CHSL syllabus of Tier 2 consists of topics on Essay, Letter and application writing. The detailed syllabus of SSC CHSL 2019 is given below. Candidates can check SSC CHSL syllabus 2019 to prepare for the exam in an organised way.


SSC CHSL 2019 Exam Pattern

Before moving to the SSC CHSL syllabus 2019, it is important for candidates to know about the exam pattern. SSC CHSL is conducted in three tiers. Tier 1 of the exam is a Computer Based Test while Tier 2 is a pen and paper based test that assess a candidate’s writing ability. Tier 3 is skill/typing test as per SSC CHSL exam pattern. It is mandatory to qualify this stage. The final merit list is prepared adding the marks of tier 1 and tier 2 exam.


SSC CHSL Exam Pattern



No of Questions


Max Marks


General Intelligence and Reasoning


15 minutes



General Awareness


15 minutes



Quantitative Aptitude


15 minutes



English Comprehension


15 minutes




60 minutes


SSC CHSL Syllabus 2019 - General Intelligence and Reasoning

  • Logical Reasoning

  • Alphanumeric Series

  • Ranking/Direction/Alphabet Test

  • Data Sufficiency

  • Coded Inequalities

  • Seating Arrangement

  • Puzzle,Tabulation

  • Syllogism

  • Blood Relations

  • Input Output

  • Coding Decoding 

SSC CHSL 2019 Syllabus - General Awareness

  • History, Culture

  • Geography

  • Economics

  • General Policy

  • Scientific Research

  • Awards and Honors

  • Books and Authors 

SSC CHSL Syllabus - 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 problems and Graphs of Linear Equations and Elementary surds

  • Geometry: Familiarity with elementary geometric figures and facts

  • Triangle, Congruence and similarity of triangles, Circle and its chords, tangents, angles subtended by chords of a circle, common tangents etc.

  • 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

  • Statistical Charts: Use of Tables and Graphs: Histogram, Frequency polygon, Bar-diagram, Pie-chart 

SSC CHSL Syllabus 2019 - English Comprehension

  • Reading comprehension

  • Cloze test

  • Parajumbles

  • Miscellaneous

  • Fill in the blanks

  • Multiple meaning/error

  • Paragraph completion

  • One word substitution

  • Active and passive voice

SSC CHSL Tier 2 Syllabus

The syllabus of SSC CHSL Tier 2 comprises topics for essay writing, application and letter writing. To prepare for Tier 2, candidates should keep themselves abreast with the current affairs. In previous years’ questions in Tier 2 were asked from the following topics.

  • Women empowerment

  • Digital India

  • Pradhan Mantri Jan-Dhan Yojana

  • Surgicial strike

  • Make in India etc.

Important books to refer for SSC CHSL exam

Candidates can refer the books given below to prepare for SSC CHSL exam.

Best books for SSC CHSL Preparation





Objective General

Word Power Made Easy


S.P. Bakshi

Normen Lewis


(Any leading Newspapers)


Analytical Reasoning

Lucent Reasoning

Verbal and Nonverbal Reasoning

M K Pandey

Arihant Publication

R S Aggarwal

Quantitative Aptitude

Quantitative Aptitude for Competitive Examinations

Magical Books on Quicker Maths

R S Aggarwal




General Awareness

Lucent G.K

Dr. Binay Karna and Manwendra Mukul

Preparations tips for SSC CHSL Exam

To prepare for any exam, it is important for the candidates to follow some tips which can help then score better. Some preparation tips for SSC CHSL exam are given below:

  • Candidates need to keep a track on all the sections

  • Equal time should be allotted to each sections

  • In tier 1 exam the candidates should keep a track on time management while answering all the sections

  • Candidates are advised to keep themselves updated with the current issues so that it becomes easy for them to answer tier 2 descriptive paper

  • Regular revision of all the sections can help the candidates retain the important topics

  • Candidates should refer to sections-wise important books

  • Candidates are advised to read newspapers to keep themselves updated with the current issues

  • Candidates can solve the previous year question papers to get the idea about the exam


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