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Exam Highlights
  • Exam Name
    SSC CHSL
  • Mode of Conduction
    Tier 1: Online (CBT) Tier 2: Offline (Descriptive) Tier 3: Typing/Skill Test
  • Exam Duration
    Tier 1: 60 minutes Tier 2: 60 minutes Tier 3: 15 minutes
  • Exam Frequency
    Annually
  • Official Website
    www.ssc.nic.in
  • Total Marks
    Tier I: 200 Tier II: 100
  • Total No. of Questions
    Tier I: 200 Tier II: 2
  • Medium of the exam
    English and Hindi
  • Marking Scheme
    -0.25 for every incorrect answer in tier I
Exam Dates
  • Official Notification
    February 1, 2022
  • Start of Registration Process
    February 1, 2022
  • End of Registration Process
    March 7, 2022
  • Admit Card Release Date
    May 2022
  • Exam Date
    Tier I: May 25, 2022- June 10, 2022 Tier II: to be announced
  • Result
    to be announced
Eligibilty Criteria

SSC CHSL Age Limit

  • The minimum age should be 18 years and the maximum age should be 27 years as of January 01, 2022 for the General category.
  • Age relaxations are provided in the upper limit to people from reserved categories.
Category Age Relaxation
OBC 3 years
SC 5 years
ST 5 years
PWD 10 years
PWD + OBC 13 years
PWD + SC 15 years
PWD + ST 15 years
Ex-Servicemen (ESM) 3 years

SSC CHSL Educational Qualification

  • The minimum qualification is 10 + 2 or equivalent examination from a recognized board.
  • For people with university degrees obtained from open schooling programs, the degree must be affiliated with the Distance Education Council, IGNOU.
  • For the role of Data Entry Operator, candidates must have passed 10 + 2 or equivalent examination in science stream with Mathematics as the main subject from a recognized board or university.
Exam Pattern

SSC CHSL Tier 1 Exam Pattern 2022

This is an online test consisting of four sections with objective questions. The question paper will be set in both English and Hindi for every section except the English Language section.

The normalization Process is followed for the calculation of marks in Tier 1. The Exam Pattern of SSC CHSL Tier 1 is tabulated below.

Subject No. of Questions Maximum Marks Total Time
English 25 50 1 hour. 20 minutes extra will be given to OH/VH candidates affected by Cerebral Palsy and OH candidates with deformities in writing hand.
General Intelligence and Reasoning 25 50
Quantitative Aptitude 25 50
General Awareness 25 50
Tier 2 Pattern

SSC CHSL Tier 2 Exam Pattern 2022

SSC CHSL Tier 2 requires the candidates to answer two descriptive-type questions. One has to write an essay of 200 to 250 words and an application or letter of 150 to 200 words. The exam pattern of the question paper of SSC CHSL Tier 2 is following.

Subject No.Of Questions Maximum Marks Total Time
Letter Writing 1 50 60 minutes
Essay Writing 1 50 60 minutes
Tier 3 Pattern

SSC CHSL Tier 3 (Typing Test)

SSC CHSL Tier 3 will test your practical skills like typing speed. For the post of Data Entry Operator, one needs to have a minimum typing speed of 8000 depression cases per hour.

For highly skilled Data Entry Operators, who are often required by the Comptroller and Auditor General, the typing speed should be 15000 per hour.

The minimum typing speed for Sorting Assistant or Postal Assistant should be 35 words per minute for English and 30 words per minute for Hindi.

Syllabus

General Intelligence and Reasoning Syllabus

The syllabus of General Intelligence and Reasoning for SSC CHSL 2022 are as follows.

Semantic Analogy, Symbolic Operations, Symbolic Analogy, Figural Analogy, Trends, Space Orientation, Semantic Classification, Figural Classification, Symbolic Classification, Venn Diagram, Drawing Interference, Pattern folding, and unfolding.

English Language Syllabus

The English Language syllabus of SSC CHSL 2022 is as follows.

Homonyms, Synonyms, Fill In the Blanks, Spot the Error, Mis-Spelt Words, Spelling, Idioms, Phrases, Antonyms, One-Word Substitution, Active/Passive Voice, Improvement of Sentences, Direct/Indirect Speech, Comprehension, Passage, Cloze Test, Shuffling of Sentences

Quantitative Aptitude Syllabus

The Quantitative Aptitude syllabus of SSC CHSL 2022 is as follows.

Geometry, Arithmetic, Number System, Algebra, Mensuration, Trigonometry, Statistics.

SSC CHSL Syllabus for General Awareness Syllabus

The SSC CHSL Syllabus for General Awareness is as follows.

General Knowledge about current events related to new scientific developments matters of daily observation in the country and around the world. Questions are generally related to fields of geography, history, scientific research, economics, general policy, and sociology.

Candidates can check the SSC CHSL syllabus for Tier 2 and 3 here.

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