SSC CHSL Syllabus and Pattern

The SSC CHSL exam will held for recruiting the various posts such as Postal Assistant or Sorting Assistant, LDC/ JSA, and DEO respectively.

So, It is very important for the aspirants to know the detailed exam pattern for the exam before attempting the actual one. This article on SSC CHSL Syllabus will guide you through its detailed syllabus and the latest exam pattern.

Check out the latest exam pattern and the detailed syllabus for SSC CHSL TIER I, TIER II and TIER III Exam. Understand the SSC CHSL Syllabus and Exam pattern in-depth.

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The question paper will be of objective type, and you have to give it in online mode.

Here is the pattern of the Exam.


  • Total Time – 75 Minutes
  • Total Questions – 100
  • Maximum Marks – 200

Quantitative Aptitude – 25 (25*2 = 50 Marks)

Reasoning Ability – 25 (25*2 = 50 Marks)

English Language – 25 (25*2 = 50 Marks)

General Awareness – 25 (25*2 = 50 Marks)


Quantitative Aptitude
  • Simplification
  • Number Systems
  • Profit & Loss
  • Surds-Indices
  • Simple Interests
  • Compound Interests
  • Ratio & Poportion
  • Mixtures & Alligations
  • Sequence & Series
  • Time & Distance
  • Work & Time
  • Mensuration
  • Permutation and Combination
  • Data Interpretation
  • Probability

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Reasoning Ability
  • Logical reasoning
  • Alphanumeric Series
  • Coded Inequalities
  • Coding-Decoding
  • Puzzles
  • Ranking
  • Sitting Arrangement
  • Direction
  • Blood Relations
  • Syllogism
  • Input-output
  • Data Sufficiency
  • Tabulation

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English Language
  • Reading comprehension
  • Paragraph Completion
  • Error Spotting
  • Cloze Test
  • Para-Jumbles
  • Fill in the Blanks
  • Active/Passive voice
  • One-word Substitution
  • Miscellaneous

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General Awareness
  • General Science
  • Economics
  • History
  • Geography
  • Political Science
  • Current Affairs

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Note – In this exam you have to secure 33% marks to qualify for the next stage. The marks obtained will be added to the final merit list.

This exam is of descriptive nature. You will be asked to write an essay and letter or Application.

The essay topics will be from the following topics such as- National Interest, Finance & Economy, Ecological Issues, Politics, Social Issues, Schemes & Governance, Sports, Technology, Geopolitics, Environmental Concerns, etc. So, you must prepare it nicely.

The letter or application type may include Application, Complaint, Suggestion, Official Appreciation, Follow up or Feedback, etc.


  • Total Marks – 100
  • Letter/Application – 50 Marks
  • Essay – 50 Marks


You will be provided with a sheet of paper and you need to type the contents from it. In this way your typing skills will be checked.  This will be only for the post of Data Entry Operator. You must have a speed of 8000 key depressions per hour. This 8000 key depression per hour will be judged based on your correct entry of the words given in the passage.

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