The SSC CHSL exam refers to the Staff Selection Commission Combined Higher Secondary Level examination. It is a competitive examination conducted by the Staff Selection Commission (SSC) in India. The exam is held annually to recruit candidates for various positions in the central government’s ministries, departments, and offices.

The SSC CHSL exam is open to candidates who have completed their higher secondary education (10+2) or equivalent from a recognized board or university. The exam is typically held in multiple stages, including a written examination (Tier-I), descriptive paper (Tier-II), skill test or typing test (Tier-III), and document verification.

SSC CHSL Exam 2023 Important Dates
Events Important Dates
SSC CHSL 2023 Notification 09th May 2023
SSC CHSL Apply Online (Registration) 09th May 2023
SSC CHSL last date of Applying online 08th June 2023(23:00 hrs)
Last date for Online Fee Payment 10th June 2023 (23:00 hrs)
Last date for payment through Challan 11th June 2023
Application Form Correction and online payment for Correction 14th June 2023 to 15th June 2023 (23:00 hrs)
SSC CHSL 2023 Tier-1 Admit Card 10-15 days before the Exam Date
SSC CHSL 2023 Exam Date Tier-1 (Computer Based Examination) 2nd August to 22nd August 2023
SSC CHSL 2023 Exam Date Tier-2 (Computer Based Examination) Will be notified later

SSC CHSL Exam Pattern

SSC CHSL Tier-1 Exam Pattern 2023

Section Subject Questions Maximum Marks Exam Duration
1 General Intelligence 25 50 60 minutes
2 General Awareness 25 50
3 Quantitative Aptitude (Basic Arithmetic Skill) 25 50
4 English Language (Basic Knowledge) 25 50
Total 100 200

SSC CHSL Tier-2 Exam Pattern 2023

Session Section Subject Total Questions Total Marks Duration

Session – I (2 hours and 15 minutes)



Module-I: Mathematical Abilities

Module-II: Reasoning and General Intelligence



60 X 3 = 180 1 hour


Module-I: English Language and Comprehension

Module-II: General Awareness



60 X 3 =180 1 hour
Section-III: Module-I: Computer Knowledge 15 15 X 3 = 45 15 Minutes

Session – II




Module-II:Skill Test/Typing Test Module

Part A:Skill Test for DEOs

Part B: Typing Test for LDC/JSA.

15 Minutes

10 Minutes

Module-II of Section-III i.e. Skill Test/ Typing Test:

  • Module-II of Section-III will include conducting of Skill Test/ Typing Test in Session-II on the same day.
  • Skill Test/ Typing Test will be of qualifying nature
  • Errors in the Skill Test will be calculated up to 2 decimal places.
  • Skill Test/ Typing Test will be conducted as per the following scheme:
Subject Time Duration Requirement
Part A – Skill Test for the post of DEO/ DEO Grade ‘A’: ‘ 15 minutes Data Entry Speed of 8,000 Key Depressions per hour
Part B – Typing Test for other posts i.e. LDC/ JSA: 10 Minutes 35 words per minute in English
30 words per minute in Hindi
SSC CHSL Exam Syllabus 2023

SSC CHSL Syllabus Tier-I 2023

General Intelligence and Reasoning
Similarities and Differences
Space Visualization
Spatial Orientation
Problem Solving
Decision Making
Visual Memory
Relationship Concepts
Arithmetical Reasoning and figural classification
Arithmetic Number Series
Non-verbal Series
Coding and Decoding
Statement Conclusion
Syllogistic Reasoning
Semantic Analogy
Symbolic/ Number Analogy
Figural Analogy
Semantic Classification
Symbolic/ Number Classification
Figural Classification
Semantic Series
Number Series
Figural Series
Problem Solving
Word Building
Coding & De-coding
Numerical Operations
Symbolic Operations
Trends, Space Orientation
Space Visualization
Venn Diagrams
Drawing inferences
Punched hole/ pattern- folding & un-folding
Figural Pattern- folding and completion,
Address matching,
Date & city matching
Classification of centre codes/roll numbers
Small & Capital letters/ numbers coding
Decoding and Classification
Embedded Figures
Critical thinking
Emotional Intelligence
Social Intelligence
Other sub-topics
General Awareness
Questions in this component will be aimed at testing the candidate’s general awareness of the environment around him and its application to society. Questions will also be designed to test knowledge of current events and of such matters of everyday observations and experience in their scientific aspect as may be expected of any educated person. The test will also include questions relating to India and its neighbouring countries especially pertaining History, Culture, Geography, Economic Scene, General Policy & Scientific Research.
Quantitative Aptitude
Computation of whole numbers
Decimals, fractions and Relationships between numbers
Ratio & Proportion
Square roots
Profit and Loss
Partnership Business
Mixture and Alligation
Time and distance
Time & Work
Basic algebraic identities of School Algebra & Elementary surds
Graphs of Linear Equations
Triangle and its various kinds of centres
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 ratio
Degree and Radian Measures
Standard Identities
Complementary angles
Heights and Distances
Frequency polygon
Bar diagram & Pie chart
English Comprehension
Candidate’s ability to understand correct English, his/ her basic comprehension and writing ability, etc. would be tested.

SSC CHSL Syllabus Tier-II 2023

Module-I of Session-I of Paper-I (Mathematical Abilities)
Number Systems:Computation of Whole Number, Decimal and Fractions, Relationship between numbers.

Fundamental arithmetical operations:Percentages, Ratio and Proportion, Square roots, Averages, Interest (Simple and Compound), Profit and Loss, Discount, Partnership Business, Mixture and Alligation, Time and distance, Time and work.

Algebra:Basic algebraic identities of School Algebra and Elementary surds (simple problems) and Graphs of Linear Equations.

Geometry:Familiarity with elementary geometric figures and facts: Triangle and its various kinds of centres, Congruence and similarity of triangles, Circle and its chords, tangents, angles subtended by chords of a circle, common tangents to two or more circles.

Mensuration: Triangle, Quadrilaterals, Regular Polygons, Circle, Right Prism, Right Circular Cone, Right Circular Cylinder, Sphere, Hemispheres, Rectangular Parallelepiped, Regular Right Pyramid with triangular or square Base.

Trigonometry:Trigonometry, Trigonometric ratios, Complementary angles, Height and distances (simple problems only) Standard Identities

Statistics and probability:Use of Tables and Graphs: Histogram, Frequency polygon, Bar-diagram, Pie-chart; Measures of central tendency: mean, median, mode, standard deviation; calculation of simple probabilities.

Module-II of Section-I of Paper-I (Reasoning and General Intelligence)
Questions of both verbal and non-verbal type. These will include questions on 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 Patternfolding and completion, Number Series, Embedded figures, Figural Series, Critical Thinking, Problem Solving, Emotional Intelligence, Word Building, Social Intelligence, Coding and de-coding, Numerical operations, Other sub-topics, if any.
Module-I of Section-II of Paper-I (English Language And Comprehension)
Vocabulary, grammar, sentence structure, synonyms, antonyms and their correct usage; Spot the Error, Fill in the Blanks, Synonyms/ Homonyms, Antonyms, 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. To test comprehension, three or more paragraphs will be given and questions based on those will be asked. At least one paragraph should be a simple one based on a book or a story and the other two paragraphs should be on current affairs, based on a report or an editorial.
Module-II of Section-II of Paper-I (General Awareness)
Questions are designed to test the candidates’ general awareness of the environment around them and its application to society. 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. The test will also include questions relating to India and its neighboring countries especially pertaining to History, Culture, Geography, Economic Scene, General policy and scientific research.
Module-I of Section-III of Paper-I (Computer Proficiency)
Computer Basics:Organization of a computer, Central Processing Unit (CPU), input/ output devices, computer memory, memory organization, back- up devices, PORTs, Windows Explorer. Keyboard shortcuts.

Software:Windows Operating system including basics of Microsoft Office like MS word, MS Excel and Power Point etc..

Working with Internet and e-mails:Web Browsing & Searching, Downloading & Uploading, Managing an E-mail Account, e-Banking.

Basics of networking and cyber security: Networking devices and protocols, Network and information security threats (like hacking, virus, worms, Trojan etc.) and preventive measures.

SSC CHSL Exam Registration Process

Follow the below steps to start the registration process of SSC CHSL 2023 :

Step 1. The Applications for SSC CHSL 2023 can only be submitted in online mode through the official website of SSC viz.

Step 2. Now click on the “Apply Online” link under “Combined Higher Secoundry Level Examination” section under “Latest Notifications” tab & fill all the details as asked in the online application form.

Step 3. After that upload all the required documents such as your scanned signature & colour passport size photograph in JPEG format (20 KB to 50KB).

Step 4. Before final submission of the SSC CHSL online form, candidates must cross check all details provided in every field of the form as after submission of the application form, no further changes/ correction/ modification shall be entertained under any circumstances.

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