SSC Combined Higher Secondary Level (10+2) Examination 2016 – Pattern and Syllabus

Dear Aspirants,
Here we are providing you the detailed syllabus & exam pattern for the Combined Higher Secondary Level (10+2) Examination 2016.

SSC CHSL 2016 Exam Pattern:
The examination will consist of a Computer based Written Examination (Tier-I), Descriptive Paper (Tier-II) and Typing Test/Skill Test (Tier-III) Examination for the post of Data Entry Operator, Postal Assistant & Sorting Assistant (PA/SA), Lower Division Clerk and Court Clerk.

Computer based Written Examination (Tier-I)

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Written examination consists of Objective Type- Multiple choice questions only. The questions will be set both in English & Hindi for Part-I, III & IV. There will be negative marking of 0.50 marks for each wrong answer.

Tier-II (Descriptive Paper)
Tier-II Paper of CHSL 2016 will be a descriptive Paper of 100 Marks in ‘Pen and Paper Mode. The duration of the paper would be for one hour (20 minutes compensatory time will also be provided to the candidates mentioned in Para 7 above). This paper has been introduced to assess the writing skills of the candidates which is necessary in Government jobs. The Paper would comprise writing of an Essay of 200-250 words and Letter / Application writing of approximately 150-200 words. The minimum qualifying marks in Tier-II would be 33 per cent. The performance in Tier II would be included for preparing merit. The paper will have to be written either in Hindi or in English. Part paper written in Hindi and Part in English will not be evaluated.

Tier-III Examination:
Tier-III of the Examination would continue to be the Skill Test / Typing Test which would be of a qualifying nature. The final merit of the successful candidates would be determined on the basis of total score obtained by them in Tier-I and Tier-II.

SSC CHSL 2016 Syllabus:

Indicative Syllabus for Computer based Written examination (Tier-I):

General Intelligence:

It would include questions of both verbal and non-verbal 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

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.

Quantitative Aptitude:

Computation of Whole Number
Decimal and Fractions
Relationship between numbers
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.
Basic algebraic identities of School Algebra and Elementary surds (simple problems) and Graphs of Linear Equations. 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.
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, Trigonometric ratios, Complementary angles, Height and distances (simple problems only) Standard Identities like sin20 + Cos20=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 neighbouring countries especially 10 pertaining to History, Culture, Geography, Economic Scene, General policy and scientific research.

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