21 Feb 2022

SSC CHSL Syllabus 2022

SSC CHSL Syllabus 2022 for Tier 1, Tier 2, Tier 3 :

Staff Selection Commission(SSC) released notification and syllabus PDF for Combined Higher Secondary Level Exam (CHSL)  2022. SSC released the tentative exam date for CHSL 2022. SSC CSHL – Government recruitment exam consists of a three-level test namely Computer Based Examination (Tier-I), Descriptive Paper (Tier-II), and Skill Test/ Typing Test (Tier-III). The SSC CHSL 2022 PDF for Tier 1, Tier 2, and Tier 3 Syllabus are provided for download in English on this page. Candidates go through the syllabus before starting the preparation for the exam.

Candidates who are interested to apply for an SSC CHSL Recruitment 2022 can apply from 1st February 2022 and the last date to apply for SSC CHSL 2022 is 7th March 2022.

The SSC CHSL Exam Date, Result, salary, and Job details topic are provided in the official notification. The candidates can easily download the SSC CHSL Syllabus 2022 PDF in English on this page. A detailed syllabus for SSC CHSL is provided below.

Tier 1 SSC CHSL Syllabus 2022:

  • SSC CHSL Tier -I is Computer Based Examination and is consists of four subjects each having 25 marks correspondingly. The subject names and timings for SSC CHSL Syllabus PDF Tier 1 examination are tabulated below.
Part Subject (Not in sequence) Number of Questions/ Maximum Marks Time Duration (For all four Parts)
I English Language (Basic Knowledge) 25/ 50 60 Minutes (80 Minutes for candidates eligible for a scribe as per Para 8.1 and 8.2(Check-in Notification))
II General Intelligence 25/ 50
III Quantitative Aptitude (Basic Arithmetic Skill) 25/ 50
IV General Awareness 25/ 50

Detailed SSC CHSL Syllabus 2022 Tier 1:

English Language:

  1. Spot the Error
  2. Fill in the Blanks
  3. Synonyms/ Homonyms, Antonyms
  4. Spellings/ Detecting misspelled words
  5. Idioms & Phrases
  6. One-word substitution
  7. Improvement of Sentences
  8. Active/ Passive Voice of Verbs
  9. Conversion into Direct/ Indirect narration
  10. Shuffling of Sentence parts
  11. Shuffling of Sentences in a passage
  12. Cloze Passage
  13. Comprehension Passage.

General Intelligence:

It would include questions of both verbal and nonverbal types. The test will include questions on,

  1. Semantic Analogy
  2. Symbolic operations
  3. Symbolic/ Number Analog Trends
  4. Figural Analogy
  5. Space Orientation
  6. Semantic Classification
  7. Venn Diagrams
  8. Symbolic/ Number Classification
  9. Drawing inferences
  10. Figural Classification
  11. Punched hole/ pattern-folding & unfolding
  12. Semantic Series
  13. Figural Pattern-folding and completion
  14. Number Series
  15. Embedded figures
  16. Figural Series
  17. Critical Thinking
  18. Problem Solving
  19. Emotional Intelligence
  20. Word Building
  21. Social Intelligence
  22. Coding, and de-coding
  23. 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.


  • Basic algebraic identities of School Algebra and Elementary surds (simple problems) and Graphs of Linear Equations.


Familiarity with elementary geometric figures and facts:

  1. Triangle and its various kinds of centres
  2. Congruence, and similarity of triangles
  3. Circle and its chords
  4. Tangents angles are subtended by chords of a circle& Common tangents to two or more circles.


  • Triangle
  • Quadrilaterals
  • Regular Polygons
  • Circle
  • Right Prism
  • Right Circular – Cone, 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 sin2𝜃 + Cos2𝜃=1, etc.,

Statistical Charts:

Use of Tables and Graphs:

  1. Histogram
  2. Frequency polygon
  3. Bar-diagram
  4. Pie-chart.

General Awareness:

The test will also include questions relating to India and its neighboring countries especially pertaining to,

  1. History
  2. Culture
  3. Geography
  4. Economic Scene
  5. General policy, and scientific research.

For VH candidates of 40% and above visual disability, there will be no component of Maps/ Graphs/ Diagrams/ Statistical Data in the General Intelligence and Quantitative Aptitude parts.

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 (20 minutes compensatory time will also be provided to the candidates eligible for a scribe as per Para 8.1 and 8.2 above).
  • The Paper will comprise of writing Essay/ Letter/ Application/ Precis etc.
  • The minimum qualifying marks in Tier-II would be 33 percent.
  • 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.
  • Errors in the Skill Test will be calculated up to 2 decimal places.
  • Skill Test/ Typing Test will be of qualifying nature.

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Frequently Asked Questions on SSC CHSL 2022:

1. Where can I Download SSC CHSL Syllabus PDF for free?

Ans:  You can download SSC CHSL Syllabus on the official website as well as on our site.

2. What are topics covered in SSC CHSL Syllabus 2022?

Ans:  English Language (Basic Knowledge), General Intelligence, Quantitative Aptitude (Basic Arithmetic Skill), General Awareness.

3. How can I Make a Study Plan for SSC CHSL Exam?

Ans: Go through the complete SSC CHSL Syllabus 2022 on our site it helps you for making a clear study plan.

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