SSC CHSL Tier 1 2020 Exam Details

 

Staff Selection Commission-Combined Higher Secondary Level(SSC CHSL) examination is conducted every year by the SSC. This national level exam is conducted to recruit for various positions in this government examination. The SSC CHSL 2020 examination will be conducted  For all the aspirants who wish to have a job in this section, the posts open for recruitment are mentioned below.

  • Postal Assistants/ Sorting Assistants
  • Data Entry Operator
  • Lower Division Clerk
  • Court Clerk

Having knowledge of the complete schedule is essential for every aspirant. From the release of the application form to the last date of submitting the fees, downloading the admit card to the final exam date, you need to mark all the important dates. It helps you ensure that you don't miss any important event related to the exam. Below given is SSC CHSL 2020 exam schedule for your reference:

SSC CHSL 2020 Exam Dates

Event

Dates

Online application starting date

3rd December 2019

Last date to fill and submit the application form

12th January 2020

SSC CHSL Tier-1 exam dates

16-27 March 2020

Tier -1 Results

To be announced

SSC CHSL Tier-2 exam

28th June 2020

 

As you are aware of all the important dates for SSC CHSL 2020 which is just around the corner, it will be great if you take a look at all the details of the exam.

 

The SSC CHSL examination is conducted once every year. The Tier 1 examination is conducted in online mode whereas the Tier 2 examination is conducted in offline mode. 

The time duration for both the exams is 60 minutes. There will be negative marking of 0.5 marks for each incorrect answer. This examination is conducted in English and Hindi language. All the details for the examination will be available on the official website http://ssc.nic.in/

 

SSC CHSL Tier 1 Exam Pattern


SSC CHSL Exam Topics

Questions

Marks Allocated

English Language

25

50

General Intelligence

25

50

Quantitative Aptitude

25

50

General Awareness

25

50

Total

100

200

 

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SSC CHSL Eligibility Criteria

 

The exam holds All India Service Liability, hence if a candidate is selected for a particular post, he or she might be asked to serve anywhere in the country. There is a list of eligibility criteria that must be fulfilled to apply for this exam.

 

The applicant must be a citizen of India, subject of Nepal/Bhutan, Tibetan refugee or of Indian origin.

The applicant’s age must be between 18 and 27 years as of 1st January 2020.

They should have cleared Class XII or equivalent from a recognized board. A person who is appearing for the exam can also apply.

 

SSC CHSL Tier 1 Syllabus

 

One should be aware of the complete syllabus of the examination to plan their study timetable and prepare well accordingly. 

 

English Language: The candidate is expected to be fluent in English when it comes to speaking and writing skills. The English Language section in this exam is included test the grammar and vocabulary of the candidate. Below listed are the most important topics in the SSC CHSL Tier 1 syllabus. 

 

Synonyms

Antonyms

Homonyms

Sentence Completion

Spotting Errors

One Word Substitution

Sentence Improvement

Idioms & Phrases

Spelling Errors

Fill in the blanks

Cloze Passage

Shuffling of sentence

Reading Comprehension

Active/ Passive voice

Direct/ Indirect narration

 

General Intelligence: In this section which contains 50 questions, tricky questions will be asked. This section is meant to test the thinking ability of the candidate along with his/ her problem-solving skills. Here are the important topics listed below asked in this section.

 

Analogies

Space Orientation

Classification

Drawing Inferences

Problem Solving

Venn Diagrams

Series

Space Orientation

Trends

Word Building

Coding & Decoding

Emotional & Social Intelligence

Critical Thinking

Punched hole/ pattern

Operations

 

Quantitative Aptitude: The candidates applying for the SSC CHSL 2020 examination are expected to have good mathematical skills. Hence, it becomes essential to test the general mathematical concepts of the candidates with these listed topics included in Quantitative Aptitude section.

 

Number System

Algebra

Fundamental Arithmetic Operations

Geometry

Mensuration

Trigonometry

Statistical Charts

   

 

General Awareness: As the candidate has a good command over language and mathematical skills, it is also equally necessary to be aware of the current affairs of the nation and world. Hence the General Awareness section is included in the SSC CHSL exam pattern. Here are the topics included in the General Awareness section asked for the exam.

 

History

Polity

Current Affairs

Geography

Economy

 

 

Once the candidates clear the SSC CHSL Tier I examination, the next phase is SSC CHSL Tier-II examination which is conducted in an offline mode. The SSC CHSL Tier-II examination will be conducted on 28th June 2020.

 

SSC CHSL Tier-II

 

This will be an offline descriptive test for 100 marks with a time limit of 60 minutes(extra 20 minutes for candidates eligible for scribes). Below is the mentioned pattern of the paper with the necessary details.

 

Important Topics

Word Limit

Duration

Essay Writing

200- 250 words

60 minutes

Letter/ Application Writing

150 - 200 words

 

SSC CHSL Tier- III 

 

The candidates applying for Data Entry Operators, LDC/ JSA and Postal Assistant/ Sorting Assistant will have a skill test/ typing test once qualified from the two previous stages. This skill test will be qualifying in nature.

 

For the post of Lower Division Clerk(LDC) in Border Road Organization (BRO), a physical test will be conducted including one mile run activity in 10 minutes.

 

SSC CHSL Pay Scale

 

The SSC CHSL offers a handsome salary to the selected candidates for the positions available. Here is a list of the pay levels and pay scales for posts in various ministries/offices and departments in Government of India.

 

SSC CHSL Posts

SSC CHSL Pay Levels

SSC CHSL Pay Scales

Lower Division Clerk

2

Rs 19900-63200

Junior Secretariat Assistant

2

Rs 19900-63200

Postal Assistant

4

Rs 25500-81100

Sorting Assistant

4

Rs 25500-81100

Data Entry Operator

4

Rs 25500-81100

DEO (Grade A)

4

Rs 25500-81100

 

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