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SSC CHSL Exam Pattern 2018 (Prelims and Mains Question Paper Format with Marks 3259 Posts)

Staff Selection Commission (SSC) conduct Combined Higher Secondary Level exam for which minimum qualification required is (10+2) or Senior Secondary Education. Process to recruit a suitable candidate is decided by conducting 3 different phases. Those candidates who would be able to crack Tier-1 exam would be allowed to appear for Tier-2 and same goes with Tier-3.

These processes would be done online only and no offline process is there for applying for the post of DEO/LDC and others.There are overall 3259 posts for SSC CHSL Exam this year.

The Designation for these 3259 Posts are as follows-

  • Data Entry Operator (DEO)
  • Lower Division Clerk (LDC) / Junior Secretariat Assistant (JSA)
  • Postal Assistant/ Sorting Assistant
  • Court Clerk

Let’s discuss the vacancies for every post.

PostVacancy
Data Entry Operator (DEO)2
Lower Division Clerk (LDC) / Junior Secretariat Assistant (JSA) 898
Postal Assistant/ Sorting Assistant2359
Total3259

Note– You don’t have to fight for single post in this exam. You have to set your priority level for the posts and you will get allotted according to your rank and home state in a suitable cadre.

Check the complete SSC CHSL Notification 2018

The mode of the SSC CHSL exam 2018 would be online only. All the things would be done online only. The process starts with SSC CHSL online registration in which the application needs to be submitted and also the fees need to be paid for general category.Women and other categories such as SC/ST is exempted from fees.

Check details for Online Application

The dates scheduled for SSC CHSL 2018 examination is stated as under-

  • SSC CHSL Apply Online – 18 Nov to 18 Dec 20017
  • SSC CHSL Tier-01 Computer Based Exam – 04-03-2018 to 26-03-2018
  • SSC CHSL Tier-02 Exam (Descriptive Paper) – 08-07-2018

You can check more at the main site of SSC i.e. www.ssc.nic.in

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SSC CHSL Tier 1 Pattern

Exam pattern for the exam with three different tiers is mentioned in detail in the below article.

Points to remember:-

  • This exam will consist of 4 sections with 50 marks for each section and it will be Objective (objective Multiple-Choice questions only) type wherein multiple choices are there for one question.
  • The language in which all questions will be set is both in English and Hindi. The language preference is provided to the candidate while applying for the exam. All the sections would be in English or Hindi except for English section in which the section is solely dedicated to English language.
SubjectQuestionsMarks
General Intelligence2550
English language2550
Quantitative Aptitude2550
General Awareness2550

The four sections of the Tier 1 are mentioned as below:

  • General Intelligence
  • English Language
  • Quantitative Aptitude
  • General Awareness

Note:

  • 0.50 marks will be deducted for each wrong answer in all sections. This is the concept of negative marking. Candidates should keep this in mind this concept, especially while attempting questions and if they are not sure about the certain question’s answer, they should leave that question instead of answering them wrong.
  • Make note that unlike bank exams, there are no criteria to follow the sectional cut-off rule. If you got selected for tier-1, then only you will be promoted to tier-2 examination and further on for Tier-3 Exam.

General Intelligence: This section consists of 25 questions with combine weight-age of 50 marks. Candidates should learn some tricks and shortcut for this section which would definitely benefit them to solve question easily and accurately and also it would be less time consuming.
Some of the important categories are mentioned below for reference.

  • Analogy
  • Blood relation
  • Series
  • Classification
  • Coding & Decoding
  • Venn Diagrams
  • Problem Solving
  • Missing Numbers
  • Alphabet & Word Test
  • Verbal reasoning
  • Non-Verbal reasoning
  • Direction and Distance

English Language: This section also consists of 25 questions with combine weightage of 50 marks. In this section, candidates should pay attention towards grammar and vocabulary as it is the base of any language.
Some of the important categories are mentioned below for reference.

  • Cloze test
  • Synonyms and Antonyms
  • Spellings
  • Phrase, Idiom meaning and One-word Substitution
  • Reading comprehension
  • Active and Passive Voice
  • Direct Indirect Speech
  • Para / Sentence Jumble
  • Fill in the blanks, Phrase replacement and error spotting

 

Quantitative Aptitude: This section is one of the toughest and time-consuming section and it also consists of 25 questions with combine weightage of 50 marks. Candidates should grab some tricks and shortcut for multiplication, division, square, percentages, etc. Candidates can also use options for reference to calculate answers easily and in less time.

Some of the important categories are mentioned below for reference.

  • Data Interpretation
  • Algebra
  • Geometry
  • Mensuration
  • Trigonometry
  • Profit and Loss
  • Ratio and Proportion
  • Simplification and Approximation
  • Interest
  • Speed, Time and Distance
  • Time and Work
  • Percentages
  • Number system
  • Averages

General Awareness: This is the section in which a candidate can score maximum if he/she pays attention towards every day important topics. Like all other sections, this section also consists of 25 questions with combine weightage of 50 marks. Candidates should read daily newspapers for current affairs and apart from that some of the important topics are mentioned below for reference.

  • Historical topics
  • Culture
  • Geography
  • Scientific Research
  • Economics
  • Indian Politics

SSC CHSL Tier 2 Exam Pattern

This exam is the descriptive test which means that candidates have to write on paper with pen. This is to be conducted in offline mode.

This exam was introduced by government when decided that there would no longer be interview round for clerk posts in year 2013 so the main objective of this exam is to understand the thought and perception of a Candidate.

This exam will basically consist of two section Essay writing (200-250 words) and Letter writing (150-200 words) with combine weightage of 100 marks and the minimum marks to crack this exam successfully would be 33 percent.

This exam is of 100 marks and time limit allotted is just 60 minutes.

SectionsQuestionsMarks
Letter/application writing150
Essay writing150

In this exam candidates have the choice to select a language in which they are more comfortable English/Hindi.

Candidates should pay more attention towards grammar, vocabulary, and spellings as this would help them to write and important importantly they should read newspaper daily this will help them understand how to write essay and formal letters.

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SSC CHSL Tier 3 Exam Pattern

Candidates have to secure at least the minimum qualifying marks in the Tier-I and Tier-II, which will be decided by the commission, only they will be called for Typing Test.

The Commission can also decide the minimum qualifying marks in each component of the written examination.

Typing Test Pattern for Data Entry Operator DEO- This exam is basically the typing test which will be judge by the speed and accuracy of typing keywords on computer by the Candidate.

The typing Speed required is of 8000 key depressions per hour on Computer and it will be declared on the basis of the correct entry of words key depressions as per the given passage.

The time duration of the typing test will be 15 minutes and candidates will have to type in English from the hard-copy which would be provided to them in English/Hindi and will contain approx. 2000-2200 strokes/key-depressions.

Earlier, the candidate is required to have 35 words per minute, but now it is 50 words per minute for DEO aspirants.

For Hindi typers, the speed should be 30wpm and for English typers, it is 35 wpm.

Visually handicapped candidates are allotted 30 minutes (who are 40% and above handicapped)

Conclusion

The above mentioned exam pattern would surely help the candidate to build their plan and strategies to study for the exam. The topics mentioned require equal attention and is equally important to score well in exam. So a candidate has to be sure to clear the concept for each of the topics so as to avoid any regret while attempting the exam.

To reach the destination, a candidate first need to search the road which is to be taken. There are many important books or guides which is available in the market to study in well planned and well timed manner. Also, for some general topics no books would help out. Only keep yourself updated with the world, then the general awareness section would definitely be easy for you to crack.
Trying is the need but reaching to the destination is hardwork.

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