# SSC CHSL (10+2) EXAM SYLLABUS (OBJECTIVE & DESCRIPTIVE)

#### SYLLABUS OF CHSL

** GK
**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.

**REASONING**

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

**ENGLISH**

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

**MATHS**

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 the General Intelligence & Reasoning/Quantitative Aptitude.

DESCRIPTIVE PAPER SYLLABUS

1. EssayPrecis of 200-250 words

2. Letter/Application writing 150-200 words

#### Are HCF and LCM, BOAT and Streams etc in Syllabus?

QUERY: There is no mention of H.C.F and L.C.M, boat and stream etc. chapters in this new syllabus. Can we infer that no question will be set from these chapters?

REPLY: They are a must to do; they are all parts of other chapters given in the syllabus. For example, H.C.F. & L.C.M. are parts of NUMBER SYSTEM and Boat and stream is part of TIME AND DISTANCE.