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SSC CHSL 2018 Syllabus

SSC CHSL Exam Syllabus

Tier 1 Exam of SSC CHSL 2018 Exam will be condcued between 04-26 March 2018.  

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SSC CHSL 2018  Exam Syllabus 

Exam Syllabus for Computer Based Examination (Tier-I) for SSC CHSL 2018 is mentioned below:

General Intelligence

Semantic Analogy

Symbolic operations

Symbolic/ Number Analogy


Figural Analogy

Space Orientation

Semantic Classification

Venn Diagrams

Symbolic/ Number Classification

Drawing inferences

Figural Classification

Punched hole/ pattern-folding & unfolding

Semantic Series

Figural Pattern – folding and completion

Number Series

Embedded figures

Figural Series

Critical Thinking

Problem Solving

Emotional Intelligence

Word Building

Social Intelligence

Coding and de-coding

Other sub-topics, if any Numerical operations.


English Language:

Spot the Error

Fill in the Blanks

Synonyms/ Homonyms


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



Quantitative Aptitude


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 Allegation, Time and distance, Time andwork.

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

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 morecircles.

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, Height and Height and distances (simple problems only) Standard Identities like sin2 Cos2 1etc.,

Statistical Charts : Use of Tables and Graphs: Histogram, Frequency polygon, Bar- diagram, Pie-chart


General Awareness

Questions will be designed to test the candidate’s general awareness of the environment around him 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.

For VH candidates of 40% and above visual disability and opting for SCRIBES there will be no component of Maps/ Graphs/ Diagrams/ Statistical Data in the General Intelligence & Reasoning/ Quantitative Aptitude.

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