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SSC CHSL Syllabus 2022

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SSC CHSL Syllabus

The detailed syllabus for the SSC CHSL examination is mentioned below. Candidates can refer to this syllabus to prepare for the examination. 

The syllabus for tier I [Computer Based Examination] is given below:

English Language

  • Comprehension passage 
  • Cloze passage 
  • Shuffling sentences in a passage 
  • Shuffling of sentence parts 
  • Conversion into Direct/indirect narration 
  • Active/passive voice of verbs 
  • Improvement of sentences 
  • One word substitution 
  • Idioms and phrases 
  • Spellings/detecting misspelt words 
  • Antonyms 
  • Synonyms/homonyms 
  • Fill in the blanks 
  • Spot the error

General Intelligence

This part of the examination will contain verbal and non-verbal types. 

Questions will be based on:

  • Subtopics of numerical operations 
  • Coding and decoding 
  • Social intelligence 
  • Word building 
  • Emotional intelligence 
  • Number series 
  • Figural pattern folding and completion 
  • Semantic series 
  • Punched hole/pattern folding and unfolding 
  • Figural classification 
  • Drawing inference 
  • Symbolic/number classification 
  • Venn diagrams 
  • Semantic classification 
  • Space orientation 
  • Figural analogy 
  • Trends 
  • Symbolic/number analogy 
  • Symbolic operations 
  • Sematic analogy 

Quantitative Aptitude 

Number Systems

  • Relationship between numbers 
  • Decimal and fractions 
  • Computation of whole numbers 

Fundamental Arithmetical Operations

  • Time and work 
  • Time and distance 
  • Mixture and allegation 
  • Partnership business 
  • Discount
  • Profit and loss 
  • Interests [simple and compound]
  • Averages 
  • Square roots 
  • Ratio and proportion 
  • Percentages 


  • Graphs of linear equations 
  • Basic algebraic identities of school algebra and elementary surds [simple problems]


  • Common tangents to two or more circles 
  • Angles subtended by chords of a circle 
  • Tangents 
  • Circle and ist chords 
  • Congruence and similarity of triangles 
  • Triangle and its various kinds of centres 
  • Familiarity with elementary geometric figures and facts 


  • Regular right pyramid with a triangular or square base
  • Rectangular parallelepiped 
  • Hemispheres 
  • Spheres 
  • Right circular cylinder 
  • Right circular cone 
  • Right prism
  • Circle
  • Regular polygons 
  • Quadrilateral 
  • Triangle 


  • Standard Identities like sin2𝜃 + Cos2𝜃=1 
  • Height and distances [simple problems only]
  • Complementary angles 
  • Trigonometric ratios 
  • Trigonometry 

Statistical Charts

  • Pie chart 
  • Bar diagram 
  • Frequency polygon 
  • Histogram 
  • Use of tables and graphs 

General Awareness

  • Questions will be created to test the candidate’s general awareness of the environment and its application in society
  • Questions will be designed to test the knowledge of current events and such matters of an educated person
  • The test will have questions on India and its neighbouring countries, especially about the History, Culture, Geography, Economic Scene, General Policy and scientific research

Note: For VH candidates with 40% and above visual disability there will be no maps/graphs/diagrams/statistical data in general intelligence and quantitative aptitude parts.