SSC CHSL 2016 Syllabus – Staff Selection Commission (SSC) mentions the syllabus of SSC CHSL 2016 for the objective-type exam in its notification for the candidates who wish to appear in the recruitment exam. Careers360 brings out complete SSC CHSL 2016 Syllabus on this page to let the candidates know which are the sections and topics to cover during their preparation for the exam. SSC CHSL Syllabus 2016 is declared by the Commission in its advertisement for the exam.
The SSC CHSL 2016 is an objective-type paper carrying 100 questions, with 2 marks each, to be answered in 1:15 hours. The SSC CHSL 2016 Exam Pattern is divided into 4 sections – General Intelligence, English Language, Quantitative Aptitude and General Awareness – with every section carrying 25 questions. A minus marking of 0.50 marks is applicable on every wrong answer marked for the respective question in the answer sheet.
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Highlights of SSC CHSL 2016 Syllabus
SSC CGL Tier 1 Syllabus (Written Exam)
symbolic or number analogy
trends & space orientation
symbolic or number classification
punched hole or pattern-folding & unfolding
figural pattern - folding & completion
coding & de-coding
other sub-topics, if any numerical operations
fill in the blanks
synonyms or homonyms
spot the error
spellings or detecting mis-spelt words
idioms and phrases
one word substitution
active & passive voice of verbs
conversion into direct or indirect narration
improvement of sentences
cloze passage & comprehension passage
shuffling of sentence parts and shuffling of sentences in a passage
Number Systems: Questions on
- computation of whole number
- decimal & fractions
- relationship between numbers
Geometry: Questions on
triangle & its various kinds of centres
congruence & similarity of triangles
angles subtended by chords of a circle
common tangents to two or more circles
circle & its chords
Mensuration: Questions on
triangle & circle
right circular cone
right circular cylinder
sphere & hemispheres
regular right pyramid with triangular/square base
Trigonometry: Questions on
height & distances (simple problems only)
Statistical Charts: Questions on
use of tables & graphs
Current events and questions relating to India & its neighbouring countries especially pertaining to history, geography, economic scene, culture, general policy and scientific research.
Note: For VH candidates of 40% & above visual disability and opting for SCRIBES, there will be no component of diagrams/maps/graphs/ statistical data in the general intelligence, quantitative aptitude and reasoning.
SSC CHSL Tier 2 Syllabus (Descriptive Paper)
SSC CHSL 2016 Tier 2 exam will be a descriptive paper of 100 Marks in pen and paper mode. The duration of paper would be of 1 hour. The descriptive Paper would comprise writing of an essay of around 200 to 250 words and letter or application writing of around 150 to 200 words. The paper will have to be written either in Hindi or in English. The minimum qualifying marks in Tier 2 exam would be 33%.
SSC CHSL Tier 3 Syllabus
SSC CHSL Tier 3 exam would be the Skill Test / Typing Test which would be of a qualifying nature.
The candidates, who secure minimum required marks, qualify the multiple-choice exam and enter the next round i.e. Skill Test or Typing Test, which are qualifying in nature. Moreover, the aspirants are required qualify these tests to be recommended by the SSC for Government service, depending on their performance in the written paper.
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