SSC CHSL 2020 Exam Pattern

The SSC conducts exams annually to recruit candidates in various departments, organizations, offices under Govt. of India. The SSC Syllabus for most of the exams keeps changing at an interval of a few years. Candidates need to have updated data on the SSC Exams before going ahead with the application form filling.

Hence, this article will help the candidates understand the SSC syllabus and the latest SSC exam-pattern properly. Candidates appearing for exams conducted by the Staff Selection Commission can download the latest SSC Syllabus PDF provided in the article.

The SSC CHSL EXAM will consist of the following Pattern:

  1. Computer-Based Examination (Tier-I)
  2. Descriptive Paper (Tier-II)
  3. Skill Test/ Typing Test (Tier-III)

The SSC Exam pattern for CHSL- Tier-I

Part Subject No. of Questions Total Marks Duration
Part-I English Language(Basic Knowledge) 50 50

60 Minutes

(80 Minutes for PwD Candidates)

Part-II General Intelligence 50 50
Part-III Quantitative Aptitude(Basic Arithmetic Skill) 50 50
Part-IV General Awareness 50 50

The SSC Exam pattern for CHSL- Tier II

Tier Mode of Exam Scheme of Exam Maximum Marks Time Allowed
Tier-II Pen & Paper Mode Descriptive Paper in Hindi/English
(Writing of Essays, Precis, Applications,etc)
100 60 Minutes/ Reserved Candidates 80 Minutes

The SSC Exam pattern for CHSL- Tier III

Category Post Exam Description Duration
Data Entry Skill Test Skill Test For Data Entry Operator Data Entry Speed Of 8,000(Eight Thousand) Key Depressions On Computer 60 Minutes/80 Minutes For Reserved Candidates
Data Entry Operator in the office of the Comptroller and Auditor General Of India(C&AG) Speed Of 15000 Key Depressions On Computer
Typing Test LDC/JSA and Postal Assistant/Sorting Assistant English Typing Speed 35 Words Per Minute
Hindi Typing Speed 30 Words Per Minute
60 Minutes/80 Minutes For Reserved Candidates