SSC CHSL Admit Card 2018: Syllabus, Exam Pattern, Dates, Result, Cut Off and all you need to know

SSC CHSL ADMIT CARD 2018: For all those candidates who are preparing for the SSC CHSL 2018, here is the one stop solution for all you need to know about the important exam. The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) conducts the Combined Higher Secondary Level (CHSL, 10+2) Exam for recruitment to various posts like: Postal Assistants/Sorting Assistants(PA/SA), Data Entry Operator (DEO), Lower Divisional Clerk (LDC), Court Clerk. Now, for a candidate to score better, one must be clear on the following aspects – Exam Pattern, Dates, Admit Card, Result, and Cut Off.

SSC CHSL 2018 Admit Cards have already been issued for TIER 1, TIER 2, and TIER 3 examinations. Below is the process to download your admit card:-

1. The candidates can download the admit card by visiting the SSC Official Website –
2. First, you have to click on the Link “SSC CHSL Admit Card 2018″
3. Then, enter your email/login id, details and password of the registered applicant.
4. Afterwards, click on the Submit button.
5. Then, go to the Admit Card tab and Click on ‘Download’ button.
6. A candidate is advised to take a print out of the Admit Card/Call Letter/Hall Ticket and verify the details carefully

Coming to the syllabus of the exam subject-by-subject:


General Intelligence – The GI test will have questions from – Semantic Classification, Semantic Analogy, Emotional Intelligence, Symbolic operations, Symbolic/Number Analogy, Coding and de-coding, Trends, Venn Diagrams, Symbolic/Number Classification, Figural Analogy, Space Orientation, Drawing inferences, Punched hole/pattern-folding & unfolding, Semantic Series, Figural Classification, Figural Pattern – folding and completion, Word Building, Social Intelligence, Number Series, Embedded figures, Figural Series, Critical Thinking, Problem Solving.

English – English test will have questions from – Synonyms/Homonyms, Spot the Error, Fill in the Blanks, Spellings/Detecting Mis-spelt words, Antonyms, Idioms & Phrases, Improvement of Sentences, One word substitution, Active/Passive Voice of Verbs, Conversion into Direct/Indirect narration, Shuffling of Sentences in a passage, Shuffling of Sentence parts, Comprehension Passage, Cloze Passage.

General Awareness – The General Awareness test will have questions from – Knowledge of current events, general awareness of the environment and society. Questions relating to India and its neighboring countries. General Geography, History, Culture, Economic Scene, General policy and scientific research.

Quantitative Aptitude:

Number Systems: Relationship between numbers, Decimal and Fractions, Computation of Whole Number
Fundamental arithmetical operations: Time and distance, Time and work, Percentages, Ratio and Proportion, Profit and Loss, Discount, Square roots, Averages, Interest (Simple and Compound), Partnership Business, Mixture and Allegation.
Algebra: Graphs of Linear Equations, Basic algebraic identities of School Algebra and Elementary surds (simple problems).
Geometry: Triangle and its various kinds of centres, Congruence and similarity of triangles, Familiarity with elementary geometric figures and facts, Circle and its chords, tangents, common tangents to two or more circles, angles subtended by chords of a circle.
Mensuration: Regular Right Pyramid with triangular or square Base, Triangle, Regular Polygons, Quadrilaterals, Circle, Right Circular Cone, Right Prism, Sphere, Hemispheres, Right Circular Cylinder, Rectangular Parallelepiped
Trigonometry: Height and distances (simple problems only) Standard Identities like sin20 + Cos20=1 etc., Trigonometry, Complementary angles, Trigonometric ratios.
Statistical Charts: Bar-diagram, Pie-chart, use of Tables and Graphs, Frequency polygon, Histogram.

Notably, the Tier I exam will have four sections — General Intelligence, English Language (Basic Knowledge), Quantitative Aptitude (Basic Arithmetic Skill) and General Awareness. Each section will have 25 questions of two marks – maximum 50 marks for each section and candidates will get 60 minutes for solving 100 questions, a total of 200 marks. Also, there will be negative marking of 0.50 marks for each wrong answer by the candidate. The format of the question paper will be Objective Type – multiple choice questions only. No subjective questions will be asked.

Tier II

SSC CHSL 2018 Syllabus for Descriptive Paper (Tier-2) – SSC CHSL 2018 TIER 2 paper will analyse the writing skills of the candidate. It will be a descriptive paper of 100 marks. The Tier-II SSC CHSL paper would give you 60 minutes. The Tier-II SSC CHSL paper would comprise writing Letter/Application around 150-200 words and writing an essay in 200-250 words. The minimum qualifying marks in Tier-II SSC CHSL paper would be 33%. And the marks obtained in Tier II exam would be included for preparing merit. Candidate can write the paper either in Hindi or in English. It will be a subjective paper.

Tier III

SSC CHSL Syllabus for Tier-III Exam – SSC CHSL 2018 Tier-III of the Examination would continue to be the Skill Test/Typing Test which would be of a qualifying nature. The final merit of SSC CHSL exams would be determined on the basis of total score obtained by the candidates in SSC CHSL Tier-I and SSC CHSL Tier-II. It will assess the typing skills of the candidate.

Here are the important dates for SSC CHSL 2018:-

Application form: November 18, 2017
Last date for registration: December 27, 2017
SSC CHSL Tier-1 Exam: March 4 to March 26, 2018
SSC CHSL Tier-2 Exam: July 8, 2018
SSC CHSL Admit Card 2017-18: To release soon.

SSC CHSL: Coming to the cut off for various sections –

SC: 108.00
ST: 99.00
OBC: 120.00
Ex. Servicemen: 64.50
OH: 97.50
HH: 65.00
VH: 96.00
UR: 127.50