SSC CHSL EXAM PATTERN 2019 ais updated here as per the latest official notification. Know the topics to be prepared in each section as per new SSC CHSL EXAM PATTERN 2019. SSC CHSL EXAM PATTERN 2019 describes the nature of questions, marking scheme, section-wise marks distribution, total number of questions, etc. Here, you can find the Latest SSC CHSL EXAM PATTERN, which will give an overall idea of the exam and help in better preparation.

Updated: November 29,-0001 06:30 PM IST

New SSC CHSL Exam pattern is available here.Grab detailed SSC CHSL Exam pattern for tier 1,2 and 3.SSC CHSL Exam Pattern gives a clear idea about the SSC CHSL exam and the exam is conducted in offline mode for an hour duration. Candidates have to appear for the exam as per the scheduled date and allotted schedule.

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General SSC CHSL Exam Pattern - Selection Process

There are three phases in the SSC CHSL Exam and the selection process will be as
  • The examination will consist of a Computer-based Written Examination (Tier-I)
  • Descriptive Paper (Tier-II)
  • Typing Test/Skill Test (Tier-III) (Qualifying)

Changes in SSC CHSL Exam Pattern

The changes are done in the SSC CHSL examination and the new pattern is mentioned here.

  • Now SSC CHSL also will be conducted Tier -I through Online Mode.
  • Tier -II  Introduce a descriptive paper of 100 marks within 60 minutes in pen and paper mode.
  • Reduce the time limit for examination of Tier -I from 120 minutes to 75 minutes.
  • Reduce the Number of questions of Tier -I from 200 to 100.
  • Negative marking will be 0.50.
  • Tier II and Tier -III will remain same.
  • No Sectional Cut off will be there.

SSC CHSL Exam Pattern of Tier I

The SSC CHSL Tier I is a computer-based test conducted from January 7 to February 8, 2017. The results of SSC CHSL Tier 1 exam were announced on June 1, 2017. As many as 53,201 candidates have qualified for Tier 2 examination of SSC CHSL.The Tier-I paper will be objective type. There will be 100 questions for which Candidates will get 75 minutes. The table format is provided for the SSC CHSL Exam Pattern. The SSC CHSL 2016 exam pattern has 4 sections with 25 questions per section. A minus marking of 0.50 marks was applied on every wrong answer marked on the answer sheet by the candidate.The SSC CHSL exam pattern 2016 contained the following section:

  • General Intelligence
  • English Language (Basic Knowledge)
  • Quantitative Aptitude (Basic Arithmetic Skill)
  • General Awareness

SSC CHSL Exam Pattern: Tier I exam

Below the sections of SSC CHSL and the maximum marks are prescribed for the candidates.
Part Subject (50 Questions each) No. of Questions Max
Total Duration Total Duration: VH Candidates
I General Intelligence 25 50 1:15 hours
1:40 hours
II English Language 25 50
III Quantitative Aptitude 25 50
IV General Awareness 25 50


SSC CHSL Exam Pattern of Tier II

The SSC CHSL Tier II is a long answer type questions test to be completed in one hour. Candidates need to write answers on sheets provided at the exam centre. The candidates can attempt Tier II exam of SSC CHSL either in English language or Hindi as part paper attempted in English and rest part in Hindi won't be accepted and such answer sheets won't be evaluated, i.e. answering questions in both languages won't be allowed.The SSC CHSL Tier 1 marks are calculated for the SSC CHSL tier 2 examination.
Here the pattern is mentioned below for the candidate's reference

  • Exam Mode: Offline/Pen paper mode
  • Exam Language - either English or Hindi
  • Time Duration - One hour, however, 20 minutes extra for PH/OH/CP/VH candidates
  • Total Marks - 100 marks
  • Type of questions - Descriptive questions 
  • Subject - Applications, Letter or Precise writing for 150-200 words and Essays in 200-250 words  
  • Qualifying Marks - At least 33% marks required for qualification

SSC CGL Exam Pattern of Tier III

The Tier III exam of SSC CHSL will be of qualifying stage. The exam will be based on skill tests/typing ability test and will be conducted in August 2017. Candidates who will qualify Tier 2 exam of SSC CHSL 2017 with the minimum qualifying marks will be called for skill tests. 

For Data Entry Operator

The data entry operators recruiting procedure is mentioned below clearly here.
  • Test Type - Skill Test of Data Entry on Computer 
  • Test Language - English only
  • Test Duration - 15 minutes (35 minutes for OH/VH/PH/CP candidates)
  • Test requirement - 2000- 2200 key depression from printed text to be entered on Computer.

For Postal Assistant/Sorting Assistant LDCs and Cloud Clerks

The Postal Assistant / Sorting Assistant LDC and Cloud clerks are mentioned below here.

Test Type - Typing test on Computer

Test Language - English or Hindi

Speed - 10500 key depressions per hour i.e. 35 words per minutes in English and 9000 KPH i.e. 30 words per minute Hindi 

Test requirement - accuracy of words within given time with required speed 

Test Duration - 10 minutes (30minutes for OH/VH/PH/CP candidates).

General method to calculate SSC CHSL cutoff score (Final)

The General method to calculate SSC CHSL cutoff score will be calculated as SSC CHSL cut-off score = Marks obtained in Tier I + Tier II both will be added and finally, we get as
SSC CHSL cut-off score = Marks obtained in Tier I + Tier II.
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