The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) conducts the Combined Higher Secondary Level (CHSL) once every year. This year, it was supposed to happen in the month of March 2020. Due to the pandemic condition, the authority has decided not to conduct any test and increase the risks for aspiring candidates. This is why the SSC CHSL exam will be held in April 2021. The tentative dates published by the commission board for conducting the exam ranges from 12th to 27th April.
About SSC CHSL 2021
Apart from the dates, nothing has changed. The exam type, pattern, and syllabus will remain the same. It is high time that the aspirants should start their preparation for the exam. As you can understand that the number of candidates appearing for these selection exams will increase manifold. The competition will be quite high.
Let us discuss a few points regarding the SSC CHSL Exam 2021.
- There are three levels of exam, Tier I, Tier II, and Tier III, that every candidate will have to pass to secure a job.
- 4893 vacancies have been announced by the regulatory board. It can increase next year.
- The syllabus for three stages of the recruitment exam will be different.
- The cut off set for the exams is 33%
- A final list of chosen candidates will be prepared from the percentage of marks scored in all the three levels.
- The examinee should follow a particular language to answer the questions in the exam papers. Mixing up language will result in the cancellation of the answer sheets.
SSC CHSL Syllabus 2021
As mentioned earlier, there will be three stages of selection that every candidate will have to pass to secure a seat in different positions in the Government of India offices in different domains. Here is the concise SSC CHSL syllabus for all the exams.
- Tier I
The subjects in the first exam of SSC CHSL 2021 are:
- General intelligence and logical reasoning
This section will contain subjects like logical reasoning, data sufficiency, coded inequalities, seating arrangements, puzzle, tabulation, syllogism, etc.
- Quantitative ability
This segment contains subjects picked straight from mathematics up to Class X level such as fractions, decimals, simple interest, compound interest, time and work, time and distance, etc.
- English Language
In this segment, the subjects will be reading comprehension, para jumbles, and other topics related to English grammar.
- General Awareness
In this category, the questions will be picked from the subjects like history, culture, geography, economic scene, general policy, and scientific research.
- Tier II
In this exam, candidates will have to answer descriptive questions in English or Hindi. This is a pen-paper mode exam where students have to write an essay, a letter of application, or any other descriptive question.
The topics are generally based on subjects such as finance, economy, national interest, ecological issue, politics, social issues, governance, schemes, sports, technology, environmental concerns, geopolitics, etc. The eligibility cutoff is set to be 33% for this level. The students will have to choose a particular language (Hindi or English) to answer these questions in this paper. Mixing up languages will not be accepted by the authority. The paper will face rejection.
- Tier III
The 3rd level test will be totally based on the computer skills of a candidate who has passed the first two levels. Data entry operators will have to show a speed of 8000 depressions on the keyboard in an hour. Candidates applying for the same post in CAG offices will have to achieve a level of 15,000 depressions per hour. For clerical/junior secretariat assistant, postal assistant, and sorting assistant posts, a candidate will have to show an efficiency of 10,500 depressions a year. The SSC CHSL result will depend on the efficiency of the candidate.
Absolute preparation is required from the aspirant’s side as the competition will be huge. The exam has been postponed for a year. It means that a new set of population will become eligible for the vacant posts too. Check out the syllabus in detail from the official website, buy respective books, and seek professional assistance from the online study portals. Take live tests and classes from the top mentors and make your preparation more fortified.
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