SSC CHSL Syllabus 2023 Updated For Tier 1 and 2 PDF Download

SSC CHSL Syllabus for 2023: To score well in the SSC CHSL 2023 exam, which will be held in March 2023 according to SSC, candidates must be familiar with the SSC CHSL syllabus. It is important to understand the structure and topic-wise topics of the exam. We will begin by understanding the exam structure and syllabus for the SSC CHSL2023 exam.

SSC CHSL Syllabus 2023

Staff Selection Commission has published an updated SSC CHSL Exam pattern and syllabus along with SSC CHSL-2023 Notification. Candidates must be familiar with the SSC CHSL Syllabus 2023.

SSC CHSL Syllabus 2023
CommissionStaff Selection Commission (SSC).
Exam NameSSC CHSL 2023
CHSL Exam Date 20239th-21st March 2023
Mode of ExaminationOnline
Negative MarkingTier 1- 0.5 marks
Tier 2- 1 mark
Selection ProcessTier 1 and Tier 2.

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SSC CHSL 2023 Selection Procedure (Revised).

SSC CHSL 2023 exam consists of two phases. Candidates must pass each phase to be eligible for different posts in Government Offices. SSC Tier 1 is an Objective Multiple-Choice Question Paper and Tier 2 will have the following three sections with two modules.

Tier – IMultiple Objective ChoiceOnline Computer-Based
Tier – IIObjective Multiple Choice + Skill Test and Typing Test
Tier II will have three sections each with two modules.
Computer-Based (online)

Minimum Qualifying Marks for SSC CHSL

These are the minimum qualifying marks for Tier-I, Section I, Section II, and Module-I of the Tier II Examination:

  1. UR: 30%
  2. OBC/ EWS: 25%
  3. All other categories: 20%

SSC CHSL Tier-I Exam Pattern

  1. SSC CHSL Tier I is an online computer-based test (CBT), which can be taken online.
  2. Candidates have 60 minutes to complete the SSC CHSL Tier I paper, which consists of 100 questions and is worth 200 marks (two marks per question).
  3. Candidates are given a 1/2 mark in the Tier-1 exam for each failed attempt.
SectionSubjectNo QuestionsMax MarksExam Duration
1General Intelligence2550
2General Awareness2550
3Quantitative Aptitude (Basic Arithmetic Skill).2550
4English Language (Basic Knowledge).2550
Total10020060 minutes (80 minutes for PWD candidates).

SSC CHSL Syllabus to Tier-I Exam

SSC CHSL has three levels. Each level has a different syllabus. To prepare for SSC CHSL 20,23, candidates need to be informed about any changes in the SSC CHSL Syllabus or exam pattern.

The SSC CHSL exam has 4 sections. These are listed below.

1. Reasoning ability

2. Quantitative Aptitude

3. English Language

4. General Awareness

SSC CHSL Tier-I Syllabus

SSC CHSL Tier I Syllabus includes 4 subjects: English Language, Quantitative Ability, General Intelligence, General Awareness, and English Language. Below are the subject-wise topics of the SSC CHSL 2023 Tier I exam:

General IntelligenceQuantitative AptitudeEnglish LanguageGeneral Awareness
Logical ReasoningSimplicityReading ComprehensionHistories
Alphanumeric SeriesProfit and lossCloze TestCulture
Ranking/Direction/Alphabet TestMixtures and AllegationsPara jumblesGeography
Data sufficiencySimple Interest & Compounded Interest & Surds & IndicesMiscellaneousEconomic Scene
Codified InequalitiesWork and TimePlease fill in the blanksGeneral Policy
Seating arrangementsTime & DistanceMultiple Meaning/Error SpottingScientific Research
PuzzleMensuration – Cylinder, Cone, and SphereParagraph CompletionAwards and Honors
TabulationData InterpretationSubstitutionBooks and Authors
SyllogismRatio, Proportion, and PercentagePassive and Active Voice
Blood relationsNumber Systems
Input-OutputCoding-DecodingSequence and Series
Coding and decodingPermutation, Combination & Probability

This is the detailed SSC CHSL Syllabus to Computer-Based Examination (Tier I) is discussed below.

General Awareness Syllabus SSC CHSL

The General Awareness section questions are intended to assess the candidate’s knowledge of the environment and its 14 applications to society. Questions in the General Awareness section are designed to assess knowledge of current events as well as of scientific aspects of everyday observation and experiences. These questions can also be used to evaluate knowledge of science and technology. Questions pertaining to India and India’s neighboring countries will be included in the test, including those pertaining to History and Culture, Geography, and Economic Scene.

General Intelligence Syllabus for SSC CHSL

This section contains questions that require both verbal as well as non-verbal reasoning. These questions will be asked starting at

  1. Semantic Analogy
  2. Symbolic operations
  3. The analogy of Symbolic/Numbers
  4. Trends
  5. The analogy of Figural Features
  6. Space orientation
  7. Semantic Classification
  8. Venn Diagrams
  9. Number Series
  10. Figures embedded
  11. Figural Series
  12. Critical Thinking
  13. Problem-Solving
  14. Symbolic/Numer Classification
  15. Inferences
  16. Figure Classification
  17. Punched hole/ Pattern folding & unfolding
  18. Semantic Series
  19. Figure pattern-folding and complete
  20. Emotional Intelligence
  21. Word Building, Social Intelligence
  22. Coding and decoding
  23. If Numerical operations are required, there may be other sub-topics.

English Language Syllabus For SSC CHSL

These are the topics that will be used to ask questions about the English Language:

  1. Spot the Error
  2. Please fill in the blanks
  3. Synonyms/ Homonyms
  4. Antonyms
  5. Spellings/ Detecting misspelt words
  6. Phrases and Idioms
  7. Substitution of one word
  8. Improved Sentences
  9. Verbs: Active/Passive Voice
  10. Conversion into Direct/Indirect narration
  11. Moving of sentence parts
  12. In a passage, a shuffle of sentences
  13. Cloze Passage
  14. Comprehension Passage

Quantitative Aptitude Syllabus SSC CHSL

  1. Number Systems Computations of Whole Numbers, Decimal, and Fractions, Relationship Between Numbers
  2. Basic arithmetical operations: Percentages and Ratio and Prop, Square roots and Averages, Profit and Loss (Simple or Compound), Discount, Partnership Business, and Mixture and Allegation. Time and distance, Work and time.
  3. Mensuration – Triangles, Quadrilaterals, and Regular Polygons. Sphere, Hemispheres. Rectangular Parallelepiped. Regular Right Pyramid with square or triangular Base.
  4. Algebra Basic algebraic names of School Algebra, Elementary surds (simple questions), and Graphs Of Linear Equations.
  5. Geometry Familiarity and facts about elementary geometric figures and facts. Triangle and its different types of centers, Congruence, similarity, and congruence of triangles. Circle and its chords. Tangents. Angles are subtended by chords in a circle. Common tangents to 2 or more circles.
  6. Trigonometry Trigonometry. trigonometry, Trigonometric Ratios, Complementary Angles, Height and Distances (simple issues only) Standard Identities such as sin2 + cos2 =1, etc.
  7. Statistical charts: Use tables and graphs: Histograms, Frequency polygons, Bar-diagrams, and Pie-charts.

SSC CHSL Syllabus Tier II (Revised)

SSC revised the SSC CHSL Tier II Exam Pattern and published a new syllabus. Details are below:

Tier II will have three sections with two modules each.

Section-1 Module I: Mathematical Abilities, and Module II: Reasoning and General Intelligence.

Section-2 Module I: English Language and Comprehension and Module II: General Awareness

Section-3 Module I: Computer Knowledge Test, and Module II: Skill Test/ Typing Test

Tier-2 will be held in two sessions, Session-1 and Session-2 on the same day. Session-I includes conducting Section-1, Section-2, and Module-1 of Section-3. Session-2 will also include the conduct of Module-2 of Section-3.

Tier-2 will contain Objective Type, Multiple Choice questions. Module-2 of Section 3 will be the exception. Except for Module-2, the questions will be in English and Hindi. Section 2. English Language and Comprehension module

Each wrong answer in Section-1 or Section-2 will result in a negative marking of 1 point.

SessionSectionModulesSubjectNo. No.MarksTime
Session I (2 hours and 15 mins)Section 1Module-1Mathematical Abilities30901 hour
Module-2Reasoning and general intelligence3090
Section 2Module-1English Language and Comprehension40901 hour
Module-2General Awareness2090
Section 3Module-1Computer Knowledge Module154515 minutes
Session II (25 minutes)Section 3Module-2Skill Test/ Typing Test ModulePart A- Skill test for DEOsPart B: Typing test for LDC/ JSA15 minutes10 minutes

SSC CHSL Tier-II Syllabus

Module-I (Mathematical Abilities), Session-I.

Number SystemsComputation of Whole Number
Decimal and Fractions
Relationship between numbers
Operation fundamentals in arithmetical mathematicsPercentages
Ratio and Proportion
Square roots
Interest (Simple and Compound)
Profit and Loss
Partnership Business
Mixture and Alligation
Time and distance
Time and work
AlgebraBasic algebraic identities of School Algebra and Elementary surds (simple problems)
Graphs of Linear Equations
GeometryFamiliarity with elementary geometric figures and facts: 
Triangle and its various kinds of centers
Congruence and similarity of triangles
Circle and its chords
Angles subtended by chords of a circle
Common tangents to two or more circles.
Regular Polygons
Right Prism
Right Circular Cone
Right Circular Cylinder
Rectangular Parallelepiped
Regular Right Pyramid with triangular or square Base
Trigonometric ratios
Complementary angles
Height and distances (simple problems only) Standard Identities like sin2𝜃 + Cos2𝜃=1 etc.
Probability and statisticsUse of Tables and Graphs
Frequency polygon
Measures of central tendency: mean, median, mode, standard deviation
calculation of simple probabilities

Module-II, Section-I (Reasoning & General Intelligence),

Section-II Module-II:
Verbal and non-verbal type
Semantic Analogy
Symbolic operations
Symbolic/ Number Analogy
Trends, Figural Analogy
Space Orientation
Semantic Classification
Venn Diagrams
Symbolic/ Number Classification
Drawing inferences
Figural Classification
Punched hole/ pattern-folding & unfolding
Semantic Series
Figural Pattern-folding and completion
Number Series
Embedded figures
Figural Series
Critical Thinking
Emotional Intelligence
Word Building
Social Intelligence
Coding and de-coding
Numerical operations

Module-I of Section II (English Language and Comprehension)

Section-II Module-I (English Language and Comprehension)
Sentence structure
Spot the Error
Fill in the Blanks
Spellings/ Detecting mis-spelt words
Idioms & Phrases
One-word substitution
Improvement of Sentences
Active/ Passive Voice of Verbs
Conversion into Direct/ Indirect narration
Shuffling of Sentence parts
Shuffling of Sentences in a passage
Cloze Passage
Comprehension Passage

Module-II, Section-II (General Awareness).

Section-II Module-II (General Awareness).
Questions are also designed to test knowledge of current events and of such matters of everyday observation 
and experience in their scientific aspect as may be expected of an educated person.
Questions relating to India and its neighboring countries especially pertaining to
Economic Scene
General policy
Scientific research

Module II of Section III of Paper-I (Computer Proficiency).

Computer BasicsOrganization of a computer central Processing Unit (CPU).Input/ output devices memory for computersMemory organization back-up devicesPORTSWindows ExplorerKeyboard shortcuts
SoftwareWindows Operating System, including basic of
Microsoft Office, such as MS Word, MS Excel, and PowerPoint
Use e-mails and the internet to workWeb Browsing and SearchingUploading and downloading how to manage an E-mail account-Banking
Cyber security basicsProtocols and devices that can be networkedInformation security threats to network and computer networks (e.g., hacking, viruses, worms, Trojans, etc. Prevention and mitigation measures.

Skill test required for the position of Data Entry Operator

This test requires that a candidate has a speed of data entry of 8,000 (eighty thousand) Key Depressions an hour.

The Test lasts 15 minutes. A document in English with approximately 2000-2200 strokes/key depressives is required.

Skill test to be eligible for the position of DEO at the Office of the Comptroller and Auditor General of India, (C&AG)

Based on correct entries of key depressions/words in the passage, the speed of 15000 key depressions per hour will be judged.

Each candidate would need to enter the same information in the computer test. The test will last 15 minutes.

Skill Test for the Lower Division Clerk/ Junior Secretariat Assistant (LDS/JSA), and Postal Assistants/ Sorting Assists (PA/SA).

Speed of 10500 key depressions an hour will be judged based on correct entries of words/key depressions according to the given passage.

Each candidate would need to enter the same information into the test computer. The test will last 15 minutes.
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What number of rounds are there in the SSC CHSL exam 2023?

Two rounds of online examination will be conducted in the SSC CHSL exam (Tier I and Tier II).

What are the questions in the SSC CHSL Tier 1 exam?

SSC CHSL Tier I poses 100 questions of objective type to candidates.

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