# SSC CHSL (10+2) EXAM SYLLABUS

#### SYLLABUS OF CHSL

**A) REASONING **(Both Tier-I & Tier-II)

1. Semantic Analogy

2. Symbolic/Number Analogy

3. Figural Analogy

4. Semantic Classification

5. Symbolic/Number Classification

6. Figural Classification

7. Semantic Series

8. Number Series

9. Figural Series

10. Problem Solving

11. Word Building

12. Coding and de-coding

13. Numerical operations

14. Symbolic operations

15. Trends

16. Space Orientation

17. Venn Diagrams

18. Drawing inferences

19. Punched hole/pattern-folding & unfolding

20. Figural Pattern – folding and completion

21. Embedded figures

22. Critical Thinking

23. Emotional Intelligence

24. Social Intelligence

25. Other sub-topics, if any

NOTE: For VH candidates of 40% and above visual disability, there will be no component of Maps/ Graphs/ Diagrams/ Statistical Data in Reasoning.

**B) GK **(Both Tier-I & Tier-II)**
**Questions are designed to test the ability of 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 pertaining to History, Culture Geography, Economic Scene, General policy and scientific research.

**C) ENGLISH **(Both Tier-I)

1. Spot the Error

2. Fill in the Blanks

3. Synonyms

4. Antonyms

5. Spellings/Detecting Mis-spelt words

6. Idioms & Phrases

7. One word substitution

8. Improvement of Sentences

9. Active/Passive Voice

10. Direct/Indirect narration

11. Shuffling of Sentence parts

12. Shuffling of Sentences in a passage

13. Cloze Passage

14. Comprehension Passage

**D) ENGLISH** (Tier-II)

1. Spot the Error

2. Fill in the Blanks

3. Synonyms

4. Antonyms

5. Spellings/Detecting Mis-spelt words

6. Idioms & Phrases

7. One word substitution

8. Improvement of Sentences

9. Active/Passive Voice

10. Direct/Indirect narration

11. Shuffling of Sentence parts

12. Shuffling of Sentences in a passage

13. Cloze Passage

14. Comprehension Passage (two or more paragraphs will be given and questions based on those will be asked. At least one paragraph should be a simple one based on a book or a story and the other paragraph should be based on current affairs editorial or a report.)

**E) MATHS **(Tier-I)

ARITHMETIC

1. Number Systems:

a) Computation of Whole Number

b) Decimal and Fractions

c) Relationship between numbers

2. Fundamental arithmetical operations

a) Percentages

b) Ratio and Proportion

c) Square roots

d) Averages

e) Interest (Simple and Compound)

f) Profit and Loss

g) Discount

h) Partnership Business

i) Mixture or Allegation

j) Time and distance

k) Time and work

ALGEBRA

a) Basic algebraic identities of School Algebra (and their simple applications) & Elementary surds (simple problems)

b) Graphs of Linear Equations.

GEOMETRY**
**Familiarity with elementary geometric figures and facts

a) Triangle and its various kinds of centres viz. Centroid, In-centre, Orthocentre, Circumcentre

b) Congruence and similarity of triangles

c) Circle and its chords, tangents, angles subtended by chords of a circle, common tangents to two or more circles.

MENSURATION

a) Triangle

b) Quadrilaterals

c) Regular Polygons

d) Circle

e) Right Prism

f) Right Circular Cone

g) Right Circular Cylinder

h) Sphere

i) Hemispheres

j) Rectangular Parallelepiped

k) Regular Right Pyramid with triangular or square Base

TRIGONOMETRY

a) Trigonometry

b) Trigonometric ratios

c) Standard Identities like sin^{2}θ + Cos^{2}θ = 1, etc

d) Complementary Angles

e) Heights and Distances (simple problems only)

STATISTICAL CHARTS

Use of Tables and Graphs:

a) Histogram

b) Frequency polygon

c) Bar-diagram

d) Pie-chart

NOTE: For VH candidates of 40% and above visual disability and opting for SCRIBES there will be no component of Maps/Graphs/Diagrams/Statistical Data in Maths.

**F) MATHS** (Tier-II)

ARITHMETIC

1. Number Systems:

a) Computation of Whole Number

b) Decimal and Fractions

c) Relationship between numbers

2. Fundamental arithmetical operations

a) Percentages

b) Ratio and Proportion

c) Square roots

d) Averages

e) Interest (Simple and Compound)

f) Profit and Loss

g) Discount

h) Partnership Business

i) Mixture or Allegation

j) Time and distance

k) Time and work

ALGEBRA

a) Basic algebraic identities of School Algebra (and their simple applications) & Elementary surds (simple problems)

b) Graphs of Linear Equations.

GEOMETRY**
**Familiarity with elementary geometric figures and facts

a) Triangle and its various kinds of centres viz. Centroid, In-centre, Orthocentre, Circumcentre

b) Congruence and similarity of triangles

c) Circle and its chords, tangents, angles subtended by chords of a circle, common tangents to two or more circles.

MENSURATION

a) Triangle

b) Quadrilaterals

c) Regular Polygons

d) Circle

e) Right Prism

f) Right Circular Cone

g) Right Circular Cylinder

h) Sphere

i) Hemispheres

j) Rectangular Parallelepiped

k) Regular Right Pyramid with triangular or square Base

TRIGONOMETRY

a) Trigonometry

b) Trigonometric ratios

c) Standard Identities like sin^{2}θ + Cos^{2}θ = 1, etc

d) Complementary Angles

e) Heights and Distances (simple problems only)

STATISTICS and PROBABILTY

Use of Tables and Graphs:

a) Histogram

b) Frequency polygon

c) Bar-diagram

d) Pie-chart

e) Measures of central tendency: mean, median, mode, standard deviation

f) Calculation of simple probabilities

NOTE: For VH candidates of 40% and above visual disability and opting for SCRIBES there will be no component of Maps/Graphs/Diagrams/Statistical Data in Maths.

**G) COMPUTER KNOWLEDGE**

Computer Basics

i) Organization of a computer

ii) Central Processing Unit (CPU)

iii) Input/ output devices

iv) Computer memory

v) Memory organization

vi) Back- up devices

vii) PORTs

viii) Windows Explorer

ix) Keyboard shortcuts

Software

Windows Operating system including basics of Microsoft Office like MS word, MS Excel and Power Point etc.

Working with Internet and e-mails

i) Web Browsing & Searching

ii) Downloading & Uploading

iii) Managing an E-mail Account

iv) e-Banking

Basics of networking and cyber security

i) Networking devices and protocols

ii) Network and information security threats (like hacking, virus, worms, Trojan etc.)

iii) preventive measures