SSC CHSL Notification 2017

Opening Date : 18.11.2017

Last Date :  18.12.2017

Vacancies : 3259

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 (Check Syllabus, pattern and previous year question paper here)

 

Name of Postings

  • LDC/ JSA
  • Postal/ Sorting Assistant
  • DEO

Age Limit

  • 18 –  27 years

Age Relaxation

  • SC/ST -> 5 years
  • OBC -> 3 years
  • PWD -> 10 years

Date to Note

  •  Date for Online Application & online payment  18.11.2017 to 18.12.2017

Qualification

  • LDC/ JSA & Postal/ Sorting Assistant : Candidates should have passed 12th Standard or equivalent examination from a recognized Board or University
  • DEO : 12th Standard pass in Science stream with Mathematics as a subject from a recognized Board or equivalent

Application Fee

  • SC/ ST/ PWD/ EXS/Women  -> No fees
  • Other -> 100

Exam Patterns

  • Computer Based Examination (Tier-I)-(Objective Type)
  • Descriptive Paper (Tier-II)
  • Typing Test/ Skill Test (Tier-III)

Tier-I (Objective Type)

Tier-II (Descriptive Paper)

Tier-II Paper will be a descriptive Paper of 100 Marks in Pen and Paper Mode in the duration of the paper would be for one hour. The Paper would comprise writing of an Essay of 200-250 words and Letter/ Application of approximately 150-200 words. The minimum qualifying marks in Tier-II would be 33 per cent.

Tier III (Typing Test/ Skill Test) 

Skill Test for Data Entry Operator

The Speed of 8000 key depressions per hour on Computer will be adjudged on the basis of the correct entry of words key depressions as per the given passage and the duration of the said Test will be 15 (Fifteen) minutes and printed matter in English containing about 2000-2200 strokes/key-depressions would be given to each candidate who would enter the same in the Computer. The “Data Entry Speed” Skill Test would be of qualifying nature. Candidates allowed to take this test, will have to qualify the test at the prescribed speed on Computer, to be provided by the Commission or the agency authorized by the Commission to conduct such skill test at the Centre/venue so notified.

Typing Test for LDC/ JSA & PA/ SA

Typing Test will be conducted for those candidates who qualify in the Written Examination. Such Typing Test will be conducted in English or Hindi and candidates while applying for the Examination, will have to indicate his/her choice/option for Skill Test Medium in the Application Form.

Exam Syllabus

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, Other sub-topics, if any Numerical operations. 

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

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.

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

Geometry : Familiarity with elementary geometric figures and facts: 

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. 

Mensuration : 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 : Trigonometry, Trigonometric ratios, Complementary angles, Height and distances (simple problems only) Standard Identities like sin 20 + Cos 20=1 etc. 

Statistical Chart : 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 neighboring countries especially pertaining to History, Culture, Geography, Economic Scene, General policy and scientific research. 

 

Previous Year Question Paper


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