SSC CHSL 10+2 Exam Syllabus LDC DEO Pattern 2017

SSC CHSL 10+2 Exam Syllabus LDC DEO Pattern 2017

This article is going to tell you about the SSC CHSL exam syllabus and pattern.SSC(STAFF SELECTION COMISSION) is conducting every year to recruit eligible and skilled candidates for the posts of LDC(LOWER DIVISION CLERK), DEO(DATA ENTRY OPERATOR) and PA/SA(POSTAL ASSISSTANT/SORTING ASSISSTANT). The exam is conducted for 200 marks and the duration of the exam is 2 hours. The syllabus of CHSL(COMBINED HIGHER SECONDARY LEVEL) exam consists of the 4 parts. These are General intelligence,English language, Quantitative aptitude and General awareness. The detailed description of the each part is mentioned below.

Staff Selection Commission CHSL Exam pattern 2017

Eligibility: 12th pass

Total duration of the exam: 2 hours

Total marks of the exam: 200 marks

Part Subject Questions Marks

Part-1 General Intelligence 50 50
Part-2 English Language 50 50
Part-3 Quantitative Aptitude 50 50
Part-4 General Awareness 50 50

And there are another round for the candidates who will have cleared the exam.There is a typing test for LDC ana there is a skill test for DEO.
The syllabus of the each part are as follows

Part-1 General Intelligence (50 Questions – 50 Marks)

This part consists the questions of both verbal and non verbal type. The topics are listed below

coding and decoding
semantic analogy
symbolic operations
number analogy
space orientation
figural analogy
symbolic/number classification
venn diagrams
drawing inferences
semantic series
number series
word building
embedded figures
folding and unfolding figures

Part-2 English Language (50 Questions – 50 Marks)

The topics in the english language are listed below

comprehension passage
cloze test
spotting the error
fill in the blanks
spelling correction
idioms and phrases
one word substitution
improvement of sentences
conversion of active and passive voice
jmbling of words and sentences
conversion of direct and indirect speech

Part-3 Quantitative Aptitude (50 Questions – 50 Marks)

The topics in this part are listed below


problems on numbers
ratio and proportions
square roots and cube roots
simple interest and compound interests
profit and loss
time and distance
time and work
mixture and alligations


basic algebraic identities of school algebra
problems on elementary surds
linear equations


properties of triangles
properties of circles
problems on quadrilaterals


right prism
spheres and hemi spheres
regular polygons


Trigonometric ratios
complementary angles
heights and distances

Statistical charts:

Problems on pie graphs,bar graphs,tree graphs and table graphs

Part-4 General Awareness (50 Questions – 50 Marks)

The topics in this part are listed below

indian history
indian geography
indian culture
economic science
general policy and scientific research
country currency and capital
national and international current affairs

Syllabus and Pattern of Skill Test and Typing Test:

There are skill test for LDC(loewer division clerk) and typing test for DEO(data entry operator) for the candidates who will have been qualified in the written test. These are described below.

LDC Skill Test:

The duration of this test is 15 minutes. Candidates should possess data entry speed of 8000 key depressions per hour on computer. They will be given printed matter in english which they have to type in the computer. Candidates should have the minimum speed of 2000-2200 key stokes/depressions to be qualified in this skill test.

DEO Typing Test:

The duration of this test is 10 minutes. Here you have typing in either english medium or in hindi medium. The speed required for the candidates who opted the english medium is 35 words per minute and the speed required for the candidates who opted the hindi medium is 30 words per minute.

After succesful complition of written test and either skill test or typing test, those candidates will be appointed based on their position in the merit list.

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