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The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) conducts Combined Higher Secondary (10+2) Level Examination 2020 for recruitment to the posts of Lower Divisional Clerk/Junior Secretariat Assistant, Postal Assistant/Sorting Assistant and Data Entry Operators for various Ministries/ Departments/ Offices of the Government of India. 
 
Age Limit -
 
Age limit for the posts is 18-27 years as on 01-01-2021 i.e. Candidates born not before02-01-1994 and not later than 01-01-2003 are eligible to apply.
 
Age Relaxation -
 
SC/ST - 5 years
 
OBC - 3 years
 
PwD (Unreserved) - 10 years
 
PwD(OBC) - 13 years
 
PwD (SC/ST) - 15 years
 
Essential Educational Qualifications (as on 01-01-2021) -
 
For LDC/ JSA, PA/ SA, DEO (except DEOs in C& AG) - Candidates must have passed 12th Standard or equivalent examination from a recognized Board or University.
 
For Data Entry Operator (DEO Grade ‘A’) in the Office of Comptroller and Auditor General of India (C&AG) - 12th Standard pass in Science stream with Mathematics as a subject from a recognized Board or equivalent.
 
 
 

 

SSC CHSL Registration / Application Form

SSC CHSL Exam 2020 Application Form / Registration:-

 
Apply online at website - https://ssc.nic.in from 06-11-2020 to 26-12-2020
 
Fee payable - Rs 100/-
 
Women candidates and candidates belonging to Scheduled Castes (SC), Scheduled Tribes (ST), Persons with Disabilities (PwD) and Ex-servicemen (ESM) eligible for reservation are exempted from payment of fee.
 
Fee can be paid online through BHIM UPI, Net Banking or by using Visa, MasterCard, Maestro, RuPay Credit or Debit cards or in cash at SBI Branches by generating SBI Challan.
 
Upload scanned colour passport size photograph (i.e. not more than three months old from the date of publication of the Notice of Examination) in JPEG format (20 KB to 50 KB). Image dimension of the photograph should be about 3.5 cm (width) x 4.5 cm (height). The photograph should be without cap, spectacles and both ears should be visible. The date on which the photograph has been taken must be clearly printed on the photograph. Applications without the date printed on the photograph will be rejected. Applications with blurred photograph will also be rejected.
 
Scanned signature in JPEG format (10 to 20 KB). Image dimension of the signature should be about 4.0 cm (width) x 2.0 cm (height). Applications with illegible signature will be rejected.

 

SSC CHSL Exam Dates

SSC CHSL Exam 2020 Date:-
 
Computer Based Examination (Tier I)  Date - 12-04-2021 to 27-04-2021
 
Date of Tier II Examination (Descriptive Paper) - To be notified later.

 

 


SSC CHSL Syllabus

SSC CHSL 2020 exam syllabus:
 
Computer Based Examination (Tier I) Syllabus - 
 
English Language - Spot the Error, Fill in the Blanks, Synonyms/ Homonyms, Antonyms, Spellings/ Detecting mis-spelt words, Idioms & Phrases, One word substitution, Improvement of Sentences, Active/ Passive Voice of Verbs, Conversion into Direct/ Indirect narration, Shuffling of Sentence parts, Shuffling of Sentences in a passage, Cloze Passage, Comprehension Passage.
 
General Intelligence - It would include questions of both verbal and nonverbal type. The test will include questions on Semantic Analogy, Symbolic operations, Symbolic/ Number Analogy, Trends, Figural Analogy, Space Orientation, Semantic Classification, Venn Diagrams, Symbolic/ Number Classification, Drawing inferences, 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, Other subtopics, if any Numerical operations.
 
Quantitative Aptitude -
 
Number Systems - Computation of Whole Number, Decimal and Fractions, Relationship between 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.
 
Algebra - Basic algebraic identities of School Algebra and Elementary surds (simple problems) and 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 - Triangle, 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 sin2 + Cos2 =1 etc.,
 
Statistical Charts - Use of Tables and Graphs: Histogram, Frequency polygon, Bar-diagram, Pie-chart.
 
General Awareness - Questions are designed to test the candidate’s general awareness of the environment around him and its application to society. Questions are also designed to test knowledge of current events and of such matters of everyday observation and experience in their scientific aspect as may be expected of an educated person. The test will also include questions relating to India and its neighboring countries especially pertaining to History, Culture, Geography, Economic Scene, General policy and scientific research.
 

 

Paper Pattern

SSC CHSL Exam 2020 paper pattern: 
 
The examination will consist of Computer Based Examination (Tier I), Descriptive Paper (Tier II) and Skill Test/ Typing Test (Tier-III).
 
Tier I (Computer Based Examination) -
 
Duration - 60 Minutes 
 
Part - Subject (Not in sequence) - Number of Questions - Maximum Marks -
 
I English Language (Basic Knowledge) - 25 Qs - 50 Marks
II General Intelligence - 25 Qs - 50 Marks
III Quantitative Aptitude (Basic Arithmetic Skill) - 25 Qs - 50 Marks
IV General Awareness - 25 Qs - 50 Marks
 
The Tier I Examination will consist of Objective Type, Multiple choice questions only. The questions will be set both in English & Hindi for Part-II, III & IV
 
There will be negative marking of 0.50 marks for each wrong answer.
 
Tier II (Descriptive Paper) -
 
Tier II Paper will be a descriptive Paper of 100 Marks in ‘Pen and Paper’ Mode.
 
The duration of the Descriptive Paper will be for one hour.  The Paper will comprise of writing Essay/ Letter/ Application/ Precis etc.
 
The minimum qualifying marks in Tier II would be 33 per cent.
 
The paper will have to be written either in Hindi or in English. Part paper written in Hindi and Part in English will be awarded zero marks. 
 
Tier III (Skill Test/ Typing Test) -
 
Skill Test/ Typing Test for the shortlisted candidates will be conducted on the computers provided by the Commission or its authorized agency.
 
Skill Test/ Typing Test will be conducted in the cities where Regional Offices of the Commission are located or as decided by the Commission.
 
Skill Test/ Typing Test will be of qualifying nature.
 
Errors in the Skill Test will be calculated up to 2 decimal places.
 
Skill Test/ Typing Test will be conducted as per the following scheme:
 
Skill Test for Data Entry Operator -
 
Skill Test is mandatory for Data Entry Operators. No candidate is exempted from appearing in the Skill Test.
 
‘Data Entry Speed of 8,000 (Eight Thousand) Key Depressions per hour on Computer’ will be adjudged on the basis of the correct entry of words/ key depressions as per the given passage. The duration of the Test will be 15 (Fifteen) minutes and printed matter in English containing about 2000-2200 key-depressions would be given to each candidate who would enter the same in the Computer. The passage to be entered in the Computer may also be displayed on the computer screen.
 
For the post of Data Entry Operator Grade ‘A’ in the Office of the Comptroller and Auditor General of India (C&AG) - The 'speed of 15000 (Fifteen Thousand)Key Depressions per hour on Computer’ will be adjudged on the basis of the correct entry of words/ key depressions as per the given passage. The duration of the Test will be 15 (Fifteen) minutes and printed matter in English containing about 3700-4000 key-depressions would be given to each candidate who would enter the same in the Computer. The passage to be entered in the Computer may also be displayed on the computer screen.
 
Typing Test for LDC/ JSA and Postal Assistant/ Sorting Assistant - 
 
The medium of Typing Test will be Hindi or English. The candidates will have to opt for the medium of Typing Test (i.e. either Hindi or English) in the online Application Form
 
The choice of Typing Test given by the candidate in the online Application Form shall be treated as final and no change in the medium of Typing Test will be entertained later.
 
Candidates opting for English medium should have typing speed of 35 words per minute (w.p.m.) and those opting for Hindi medium should have typing speed of 30 words per minute (w.p.m.). 35 w.p.m. and 30 w.p.m. correspond to about 10500 key depressions per hour and about 9000 key depressions per hour respectively.
 
The speed will be adjudged on the accuracy of typing on the Computer of a given text passage in 10 minutes.
 

SSC CHSL Preparation

SSC CHSL 2020 Preparation:
 
Eduvidya.com offers you some tried and tested tips for SSC CHSL exam preparation:
  • First do a SWOT test to know your strengths, weaknesses. 
  • Based on the same prepare a timetable for study 
  • Allocate sufficient time for all sections. 
  • Practise is the key for sections of General Intelligence and Arithmetics.
  • Solve sample papers of previous years
  • Revise what you study on a regular basis
  • For the skill test it is advisable that you practise typing.

SSC CHSL Notification

SSC CHSL Notification 2020:-
 
 
SSC Combined Higher Secondary (10+2) Level Examination 2020 -
 
Apply online at website - https://ssc.nic.in from 06-11-2020 to 26-12-2020
 
Computer Based Examination (Tier I) Date - 12-04-2021 to 27-04-2021
 
Date of Tier II Examination (Descriptive Paper) - To be notified later.
 
 
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