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SSC CHSL Exam Pattern 2018


SSC CHSL Exam Pattern

SSC CHSL 2018 examination will be conducted in 3 phases, as follows: 

Tier 1: Objective Type Computer Based Examination:  

Tier 2: Descriptive Paper 

Tier III. Typing Test/ Skill Test

 

Exam Pattern for SSC CHSL 2018 Tier 1

The Exam Pattern for Tier 1 Computer Based Examination is mentioned below: 

Part

Subject

(Not in sequence)

No. of Questions

Maximum Marks

Time Duration

I

English Language (Basic Knowledge)

25

50

60Minutes

 

II

General Intelligence

25

50

III

Quantitative Aptitude (Basic Arithmetic Skill)

25

50

IV

General Awareness

25

50

 

  • For VH/ OH (afflicted by Cerebral Palsy and OH with deformity in writing hand time duration would be 80 Minutes
  • This examination tier will consist of Objective Type - Multiple choice questions only. The questions will be set both in English & Hindi for Part-II, III & IV.
  • There will be negative marking of 0.50 marks for each wrong answer

Exam Pattern for SSC CHSL Tier 2

The Exam Pattern for Tier 2 SSC CHSL Exam is as follows:

Descriptive Paper

Total Marks

Duration

Essay of 200-250 words and Letter/ Application of approximately 150-200 words.

100

60 minutes

  • Tier-II Paper will be a descriptive Paper in ‘Pen and Paper Mode.
  • For VH/ OH (afflicted by Cerebral Palsy and OH with deformity in writing hand time duration would be 80 Minutes
  • The minimum qualifying marks in Tier-II would be 33 per cent.
  • The performance in Tier II would be included for preparing merit.
  • The paper will have to be written either in Hindi or in English. Part paper written in Hindi and Part in English will not be evaluated.

 

SSC CHSL 2018 Exam Pattern for Tier 3

Tier-III of the Examination would be the Skill Test/ Typing Test which would be of qualifying nature.The final merit of the successful candidates would be determined on the basis of total score obtained by them in Tier-I and Tier-II.
 

Details of Skill Test for Data Entry Operator

  1. Data Entry Speed of 8,000 (eight thousand) Key Depressions per hour on Computer.
  2. For post of Data Entry Operator in the Office of the Comptroller and Auditor General of India (C&AG):- A speed Test of not less than 15000 key depressions per hour for data entry work to be ascertained through speed test on Computer.

Methodology of the exam

  • The ‘Speed of 8000 key depressions per hour on Computer’ will be adjudged on the basis of the correct entry of words/ key depressions as per the given passage.
  • The duration of the Test will be 15 (Fifteen) minutes and printed matter in English containing about 2000-2200 key-depressions would be given to each candidate who would enter the same in the Computer.
  • For the post of Data Entry Operator in the Office of the Comptroller and Auditor General of India (C&AG): The 'speed of 15000 key depressions per hour on Computer’ will be adjudged on the basis of the correct entry of words/ key depressions as per the given passage.
  • The duration of the Test will be 15 (Fifteen) minutes and printed matter in English containing about 3700-4000 key-depressions would be given to each candidate who would enter the same in the Computer.
  • Only those candidates, who secure at least the minimum qualifying marks in the Computer Based Examination (Tier-I) and Descriptive Paper (Tier-II), as may be fixed by the Commission at its discretion, will be called for Skill Test
 

Details of Typing Test for LDC/ JSA and Postal Assistant/ Sorting Assistant

  • Typing Test will be conducted for those candidates who qualify in the Computer Based Examination(Tier-I) and Descriptive Paper (Tier-II).
  • Such Typing Test will be conducted in English or Hindi and candidates while applying for the Examination, will have to indicate his/ her choice/ option for Skill Test Medium in the Application Form.
  • Candidates opting for English medium should have typing speed of 35 words per minute (w.p.m) and those opting for Hindi medium should have typing speed of 30 words per minute.
  • The speed will be adjudged on the accuracy of typing on the Computer of a given text passage in 10 minutes.
  • VH/ OH (afflicted by Cerebral Palsy) and OH with deformity in writing hand (with 40% disability and above) will be allowed 30 minutes including compensatory time 20 minutes.
  • 35 w.p.m. and 30 w.p.m. correspond to 10500 key depressions per hour and 9000 key depressions per hour respectively.

 

Resolution of Tie cases

Tie cases will be resolved by applying one after another, as applicable till the Tie is resolved:

  1. Total Marks inTier-I+Tier-II
  2. Total marks of Tier-II Examination.
  3. Total marks in Tier-I Examination.
  4. Date of birth, with older candidates placed higher.
  5. Alphabetical order in which first names of the candidates appear.

 

 

Mode of selection:

  • Candidates will be shortlisted for Tier-II Examination on the basis of their performance in Tier-I. There may be separate cut-offs for different posts i.e DEO, DEO Grade 'A', LDC/ JSA, PA/ SA in Tier-I and subsequent Tiers.
  • Candidates will be shortlisted for Tier-III Examination the basis of their performance in (Tier-I+ Tier-II) subject to having minimum score of 33% in Tier-II.
  • Tier-III Examination i.e. Skill Test will be of qualifying type. The candidates who qualify Tier- III will be called for Document Verification to check the eligibility of candidates as per information given by him/ her in the online Application Form. 
  • Final allocation of candidates will be made to User Departments depending on their merit position and the option exercised by them during document verification. 

 

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