SSC CHSL Syllabus 2023

The SSC CHSL (Staff Selection Commission Combined Higher Secondary Level) examination is conducted by the Staff Selection Commission of India to recruit candidates for various posts in government ministries, departments, and organizations. The CHSL exam consists of four stages: Tier-I (Computer-Based Exam), Tier-II (Descriptive Paper), Tier-III (Skill Test/Typing Test), and Tier-IV (Document Verification).

Here is the syllabus for each stage of the SSC CHSL exam:


Tier-I: Computer-Based Exam

General Intelligence and Reasoning

  • Verbal and non-verbal reasoning
  • Analogies
  • Classification
  • Coding and decoding
  • Series
  • Blood relations
  • Directions
  • Syllogism
  • Ranking
  • Data sufficiency
  • Puzzle
  • Statement and conclusion

General Awareness

  • Current affairs
  • History
  • Geography
  • Indian polity
  • Economics
  • General science
  • Static GK (important dates, events, awards, etc.)

Quantitative Aptitude

  • Number system
  • Simplification
  • Percentage
  • Ratio and proportion
  • Average
  • Time and work
  • Speed, time, and distance
  • Interest (simple and compound)
  • Profit and loss
  • Algebra
  • Geometry
  • Trigonometry
  • Data interpretation

English Comprehension

  • Reading comprehension
  • Vocabulary
  • Grammar
  • Sentence correction
  • Synonyms and antonyms
  • Idioms and phrases
  • One-word substitution

Tier-II: Descriptive Paper This is a descriptive paper in which candidates have to write an essay (200-250 words) and a letter/application (150-200 words) in English or Hindi.

Tier-III: Skill Test/Typing Test

  1. Skill Test for Data Entry Operator (DEO):
    • Data entry speed of 8,000 key depressions per hour on a computer.
  2. Typing Test for Postal Assistant/Sorting Assistant LDCs, and Court Clerks:
    • Typing speed of 35 words per minute (wpm) in English and 30 wpm in Hindi on a computer.

Tier-IV: Document Verification This stage involves the verification of documents submitted by the candidates to prove their eligibility for the posts.

It’s important to note that the syllabus provided here is a general guideline and may be subject to change. It is always recommended to refer to the official notification and syllabus released by the Staff Selection Commission for the most accurate and up-to-date information.