SSC CHSL EXAM–EXAMINATION SCHEME
SCHEME OF EXAM OF CHSL (10+2)
The Computer Based Examination will be conducted in two tiers as indicated below:
A) Scheme of Tier-I exam
NOTE-I: Tier-I will consist of Objective Type, Multiple choice questions.
NOTE-II: There will be negative marking of 0.50 for each wrong answer.
NOTE-III: Tier-I will only be qualifying in nature. Merit will be prepared on basis of marks scored in Tier-II.
B) Scheme of Tier-II exam
|Session||Section||Subject||Number of Questions||Maximum Marks||Time Allowed|
|Section-I||A) Maths||30||30 x 3 = 90||1 hour
(for each section)
(1 hours and 20 minutes for the candidates eligible for scribe)
|B) Reasoning||30||30 x 3 = 90|
|Section-II||A) English||4o||40 x 3 = 120|
|B) GK||20||20 x 3 = 60|
|TOTAL||120||120 x 3 = 360|
|Section-III||i) Computer Knowledge||15||15 x 3 = 45||15 Minutes
(20 minutes for the candidates eligible for scribe)
|Session-II||Section-III||ii) Typing Test/DEST||Part-A
DEST (for DEO)
(20 minutes for the candidates eligible for scribe)
Typing Test for LDC/JCA
(15 minutes for the candidates eligible for scribe)
NOTE-I: Tier-II will be conducted in two sessions – Session-I & Session-II, on same day.
NOTE-II: In Tier-II, it will be mandatory for the candidates to qualify all the sections.
NOTE-III: Based on the aggregate performance in Section-I and Section-II of Tier-II Examination, candidates will be shortlisted for evaluation of Section-III of Tier-II Examination. The candidates who are not qualified in Section-I + Section-II will not be eligible for evaluation of Section-III and they will not be considered for further selection process.
NOTE-IV: There will be negative marking of 1 mark for each wrong answer in Section-I, Section-II and Section-III.
NOTE-V: Section-III (Computer Knowledge Test) is mandatory but qualifying in nature.
NOTE-VI: Minimum qualifying marks in Tier-I, Section-I, Section-I, and Section-III (Computer Knowledge) Examination are as follows:
|3.||All other categories||20%|
NOTE-VII: Merit list will be prepared on the basis of overall performance of candidates in Tier-II Examination only. Merit List will be prepared on the basis of aggregate marks scored in Section-I & Section-II of Tier-II examination only subject to qualifying Section-III (both modules) of Tier-II as per the qualifying standards fixed by the Commission.
NOTE-VIII: Typing Test/DEST
a) Typing Test/DEST will be conducted on the same day.
b) Typing Test/DEST will be of qualifying nature.
c) Errors in the Typing Test/DEST will be calculated up to 2 decimal places.
d) Typing Test/DEST will be conducted as per the following scheme:
1. Part-A (DEST): F0r DEO/DEO Grade-A
Data Entry Speed Test (DEST) at 8,000 (eight thousand) Key Depressions per hour on Computer, means 27 wpm. 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.
NOTE-I: Candidates eligible for scribe will be given compensatory time of 5 minutes. Therefore, duration of Skill Test for such candidates will be 20 minutes.
NOTE-II: Skill Test is mandatory for Data Entry Operators. No candidate is exempted from appearing in the Skill Test.
NOTE-III: DEST will be of qualifying nature.
2. Part-B (Typing Test): For LDC/JCA
NOTE-I: Typing Test will be of qualifying nature.
NOTE-II: 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.
NOTE-III: 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.
NOTE-IV: The speed will be adjudged on the accuracy of typing on the computer of a given text passage in 10 minutes. Candidates eligible for scribe will be given compensatory time of 5 minutes. Therefore duration of Typing Test for such candidates will be 15 minutes.
NOTE-V: Passage Dictators will be provided to those VH candidates for the Typing test who have opted for scribe in the online Application Form. The Passage Dictator will read out the passage to VH candidate within the allotted time period.
NOTE-VI: Persons with Disabilities candidates who claim to be permanently unfit to take the Typing Test because of a physical disability may, with the prior approval of the Commission, be exempted from the requirement of appearing and qualifying at such test, provided such a candidate submits a Certificate in the prescribed format which is given below to the Commission from the competent Medical Authority, i.e., the Civil Surgeon of a Government Health Care Institution declaring him/ her to be permanently unfit for the Typing Test because of a physical disability.
In addition, such candidates must substantiate their claim by furnishing the relevant Medical Certificate in the prescribed format of the Notice of Examination, as applicable, at the time of Typing Test. Otherwise their claim for seeking exemption from Typing Test will not be entertained by the Commission.