The SSC CHSL Syllabus 2024 is now available on the official website of the Staff Selection Commission. It's important to note that there have been changes in the SSC CHSL Syllabus 2024, with only two tiers included in the exam. Tier I of the SSC CHSL Exam consists of multiple-choice questions (MCQs), while Tier II includes MCQs along with skill and typing tests. Additionally, Tier II has three sections, further divided into two modules.

For effective preparation, it's crucial to familiarize yourself with the SSC CHSL Syllabus. This syllabus covers various topics and subtopics from which the question papers will be curated for the exam. It's recommended that candidates thoroughly understand the syllabus prescribed by the Staff Selection Commission and plan their preparation accordingly. This will enable them to prepare efficiently and achieve good scores in the exam.

SSC CHSL Syllabus 2024

Here's a breakdown of the detailed SSC CHSL Syllabus 2024 for Tier I and Tier II exams:

  • Tier I Syllabus: English Language, General Intelligence, Quantitative Aptitude, and General Awareness.
  • Tier II Syllabus: Mathematical Ability, Reasoning (Section 1), English Language & Comprehension, General Awareness (Section 2), and Computer Proficiency (Section 3).

Candidates are encouraged to refer to the detailed syllabus provided below for reference and plan their preparation accordingly. Familiarity with the syllabus will undoubtedly contribute to a more structured and successful approach to the SSC CHSL Exam 2024.

SSC CHSL Syllabus 2024 for Tier 1

According to the official notification of the SSC CHSL, the syllabus for each subject in Tier 1 is outlined separately below. Typically, the questions in the SSC CHSL exam are of moderate difficulty. The Tier I Syllabus of the SSC CHSL includes the following subjects:

  • English Language
  • General Intelligence
  • Quantitative Aptitude
  • General Awarenes

Details of the syllabus for each subject are provided below.

SSC CHSL Syllabus 2024: Quantitative Aptitude

The Quantitative Aptitude for SSC CHSL syllabus assesses candidates' problem-solving abilities, logical reasoning, and analytical skills. In SSC CHSL Tier 1, there will be 25 questions worth 2 marks each from this section. The official notification outlines the details of the SSC CHSL Syllabus for Quantitative Aptitude , which are provided in the table below:

Unit Topics
Number System
  • Computation of Whole numbers
  • Natural Numbers
  • Decimal and Fractions
  • Relationship between numbers
  • Rational & Irrational 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 and work
  • LCM & HCF
Algebra
  • Basic algebraic identities
  • Elementary surds (simple problems)
  • Graphs of Linear Equations
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 more circles
Mensuration
  • Triangles
  • 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
  • Complementary angles
  • Height and distances (simple problems only)
Date Interpretation
  • Use of Tables and Graphs
  • Histogram
  • Frequency polygon
  • Bar-diagram
  • Pie-chart

SSC CHSL Syllabus 2024 General Intelligence  

The General Intelligence section of SSC CHSL incorporates questions of verbal and non-verbal nature, aiming to evaluate various cognitive abilities of candidates participating in the recruitment process. The following table outlines the SSC CHSL Syllabus for General Intelligence, as outlined in the official notification:

Topics
Semantic Analogy Drawing inferences, Semantic Series
Symbolic operations Coding and decoding, Numerical operations
Symbolic/ Number Analogy Symbolic/ Number Classification
Trends Critical Thinking, Problem Solving
Figural Analogy Figural Pattern-folding and completion
Space Embedded figures
Orientation Semantic Classification
Venn Diagrams Drawing inferences
Symbolic/ Number Classification Punched hole/ pattern-folding & unfolding
Figural Classification Figural Pattern-folding and completion
Semantic Series Social Intelligence
Decision Making Embedded figures
Figural Series Critical Thinking
Problem-Solving Emotional Intelligence
Coding and de-coding Numerical operations

SSC CHSL Syllabus for General Awareness 

The General Awareness syllabus for SSC CHSL consists of questions tailored to assess candidates' awareness of current events and their understanding of the surrounding environment. The exam encompasses inquiries regarding India, its neighboring nations, focusing on History, Geography, General Policy, Economic Scene, Culture, and Scientific Research. The questions in this section of the SSC CHSL exam are of moderate difficulty. Table below outlines all the topics covered in SSC CHSL Syllabus for General Awareness:

Topics
General Science Indian History
Environmental Awareness Agriculture & Economy in India
Current Affairs Geography: India & World
Indian Polity Government Schemes & Policies
Sports & Sportspersons Awards & Honours
Books & Authors Important Days & Events

SSC CHSL Syllabus 2024: English Comprehensive 

The English section of SSC CHSL is tailored to assess candidates' proficiency in the English language. Applicants preparing for the SSC CHSL exam must have a solid understanding of grammar and vocabulary. The subjects outlined in the official notification for the English section of SSC CHSL are detailed below in a table format:

Topics
Spot the Error Cloze Passage
Fill in the Blanks Comprehension Passage
Synonyms & Antonyms One word substitution
Homonyms Improvement of Sentences
Spellings/ Detecting mis-spelt words Active/ Passive Voice of Verbs
Idioms & Phrases Conversion into Direct/ Indirect narration
Shuffling of Sentence parts Shuffling of Sentences in a Passage

 

SSC CHSL Syllabus for Tier 2

The SSC CHSL Syllabus for Tier 2 comprises a descriptive Paper, which will be administered in ‘Pen and Paper Mode. This segment of the CHSL exam will span one hour, with a maximum of 100 marks. Candidates will be required to write Application/Essay/Letter/Precis, etc., and they have the option to choose either English or Hindi as the medium of response. The SSC CHSL Syllabus 2024 for Tier 2 includes three sections, each consisting of two modules as follows:

  • Section-1: Module-I focuses on Mathematical Abilities, while Module-II addresses Reasoning and General Intelligence.
  • Section-2: Module-I pertains to English Language and Comprehension, and Module-II encompasses General Awareness.
  • Section-3: Module-I comprises a Computer Knowledge Test, while Module-II involves a Skill Test/Typing Test.

Tier-2 will be divided into two sessions, Session-1 & Session-2, conducted on the same day. Session-I will cover Section-1, Section-2, and Module-1 of Section-3, whereas Session-2 will concentrate on Module-2 of Section-3.

SSC CHSL Syllabus for Tier II Section-I Module-I (Mathematical Abilities)

Covers Number Systems, Fundamental arithmetical operations, Algebra, Geometry, Mensuration, Trigonometry, and Statistics and probability.

SSC CHSL Mathematics Syllabus

Number Systems
  • Computation of Whole Number
  • Decimal and Fractions
  • Relationship between numbers
Fundamental arithmetical operations
  • Time and distance
  • Square roots
  • Time and work
  • Profit and Loss
  • Discounts
  • Averages
  • Percentage
  • Interest (Simple and Compound)
  • Partnership Business
  • Mixture and Alligation
Algebra
  • Algebraic identities
  • Elementary surds
  • Graphs of Linear Equations
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 more circles.
Mensuration
  • Triangles
  • 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
  • Complementary angles
  • Height and distances (simple problems only)
  • Standard Identities like sin2𝜃 + Cos2𝜃=1 etc.
Statistics and Probability
  • Use of Tables and Graphs: Histogram
  • Frequency polygon
  • Bar-diagram
  • Pie-chart
  • Measures of central tendency: mean, median, mode, standard deviation
  • Calculation of simple probabilities

SSC CHSL Syllabus for Tier II Section-I Module-II (Reasoning and General Intelligence)

This module assesses a broad spectrum of cognitive skills with questions akin to those found in Tier-I.

SSC CHSL Syllabus: Reasoning & General Intelligence

Semantic Analogy Symbolic/ Number Analogy
Symbolic operations Trends, Figural Analogy
Space Orientation Semantic Classification
Venn Diagrams Symbolic/ Number Classification
Symbolic/ Number Classification 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
Numerical Operations Decision Making

Syllabus for SSC CHSL Tier II Section-II Module-I (English Language And Comprehension)

This evaluates vocabulary, grammar, sentence construction, synonyms, antonyms, and various facets of English comprehension and usage.

SSC CHSL Syllabus for English

Vocabulary One-word Substitution
Grammar Improvement of Sentences
Sentence Structure Active/ Passive Voice of Verbs
Synonyms Conversion into Direct/ Indirect Narration
Antonyms Shuffling of Sentence Parts
Spot the Error Shuffling of Sentences in a Passage
Fill in the Blanks Cloze Passage
Spellings/ Detecting Mis-spelt Words Comprehension Passage
Idioms and Phrases Homonyms

SSC CHSL Syllabus for Tier II Section-II Module-II (General Awareness)

The questions evaluate candidates' awareness of society, current events, scientific phenomena, and key aspects of India and its neighbors, including history, culture, geography, economy, policy, and research. Here’s the brief description of the topic that are covered in this module.

SSC CHSL Syllabus for General Awareness

Subject Topics
History Ancient, Medieval, Modern Indian History; World History
Culture Indian Culture, Art & Architecture, Literature, Music, Dance, Festivals
Geography Physical Geography, Indian Geography, World Geography
Economic Scene Indian Economy, Economic Development, Poverty, Demographics, Social Sector initiatives
General Policy Indian Polity, Constitution of India, Governance, Public Policy, Rights issues, Panchayati Raj, etc.
Scientific Research General Scientific phenomena, Recent developments, Current affairs related to Science & Technology
Current Affairs Important events and developments of National & International importance

SSC CHSL Syllabus for Tier II Section-III Module-I (Computer Proficiency)

Covers fundamental computer skills, software operation, internet usage, email handling, networking essentials, and cybersecurity basics.

Unit Topics 
Computer Basics
  • Organization of a computer
  • Central Processing Unit (CPU)
  • Input/output devices
  • Computer memory
  • Memory organization
  • Backup devices
  • Ports
  • Windows Explorer
  • Keyboard shortcuts
  • Softwares
Windows Operating System Microsoft Office like MS Word, MS Excel, and PowerPoint
Working with Internet and E-mails
  • Web Browsing & Searching
  • Downloading & Uploading
  • Managing an E-mail Account
  • e-Banking
Basics of Networking and Cybersecurity
  • Networking devices and protocols
  • Network and information security threats (e.g., hacking, virus, worms, Trojan, etc.) and preventive measures.

FAQ

Readers can find the full Tier 1 syllabus in the article. It covers four subjects: General Intelligence & Reasoning, General Awareness, Quantitative Aptitude, and English Comprehension.

That's a responsible approach. Always verifying information from official sources ensures accuracy, especially regarding standardized exams like the SSC CHSL, which may undergo updates or changes in their syllabus over time.

Absolutely, relying on previous preparation materials can provide a foundation, but it's essential to cross-reference them with the current year's syllabus. This ensures that all topics are addressed and that there have been no alterations or additions.

Your strategy should align with your individual strengths and weaknesses. Nevertheless, dedicating ample time to practice each section is crucial. General Awareness necessitates a solid memory for retaining facts, figures, and staying updated on current events. The English Language section evaluates vocabulary and grammar proficiency. Quantitative Aptitude assesses numerical skills, while General Intelligence evaluates reasoning and problem-solving abilities. Therefore, distribute your study time effectively based on your proficiency in these domains.

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