SSC CHSL Syllabus 2024, Tier 1 and 2 Revised Syllabus

SSC CHSL Syllabus 2024

Candidates who are preparing for the upcoming SSC CHSL Exam 2024 must go through the SSC CHSL Syllabus and Exam Pattern first to get an idea of what they need to study. There are major 4 subjects in the SSC Exam- General Intelligence, General Awareness, Quantitative Aptitude (Basic Arithmetic Skill), and English Language (Basic Knowledge). By reviewing the SSC CHSL Syllabus, candidates will be able to plan and streamline their preparation for the exam. In this article, we have discussed the detailed SSC CHSL Syllabus for Tier 1 and 2.

SSC CHSL Syllabus

The SSC CHSL Tier 1 Syllabus 2024 comprises multiple-choice questions, whereas the SSC CHSL Tier 2 Syllabus 2024 will include the following three sections having two modules each. Candidates need to know the SSC CHSL Syllabus 2024 to prepare well. All candidates must stay updated about the latest changes in the SSC CHSL Syllabus 2024 to prepare thoroughly for SSC CHSL 2024.

SSC CHSL Exam Pattern 2024 for Tier 1 and 2

The SSC CHSL Exam Pattern 2024 is divided into two phases which are commonly known as Tier I and Tier II. Tier 1 and Tier 2 of the SSC CHSL 2024 are conducted online. The SSC CHSL Tier 1 exam is qualifying in nature whereas final selection is based on the SSC CHSL Tier 2 Exam.  SSC CHSL Exam Pattern 2024 is explained in the table below. The subjects included in both Prelims and Mains are same which are- General Intelligence, General Awareness, Quantitative Aptitude, and English Language. Although the level of difficulty of the questions vary.

SSC CHSL Exam Pattern Tier-wise Revised Pattern

SSC CHSL Syllabus 2024 Tier 1

SSC CHSL Syllabus 2024 Tier 1 comprises 100 questions in total with a maximum mark of 200. SSC CHSL Tier 1 is of 60 minutes. SSC CHSL Tier I is divided into four sections with 25 questions each and a maximum mark of 50. All candidates must stay updated about the latest changes in the SSC CHSL syllabus and exam pattern to prepare thoroughly for SSC CHSL 2024.

SSC CHSL Exam Pattern Tier I

Sections/SubjectsNumber of Questions in each sectionMaximum MarksTime Duration
General Awareness255060 minutes (80 Minutes for PwD candidates)
Reasoning/General Intelligence2550
English Language (Basic Knowledge)2550
Quantitative Aptitude (Basic Arithmetic Skill)2550
Total100200

The Topic-wise Syllabus of Tier 1 is given below:

SSC CHSL Syllabus 2024 for Reasoning

The SSC CHSL Reasoning Syllabus covers a range of topics that are given below. It includes both verbal and non-verbal reasoning.

SSC CHSL Syllabus 2024 for General Awareness

The SSC CHSL General Awareness syllabus consists of the knowledge of current affairs and the general knowledge of Indian history, constitution, geography, etc of the candidates.

SSC CHSL Syllabus 2024 for Quantitative Aptitude

The Quantitative Aptitude section includes topics from basic and advanced mathematics.

SSC CHSL Syllabus 2024 for English Comprehension

SSC CHSL syllabus for English will cover all the topics asked in this section that tests candidates’ knowledge of English Comprehension and Grammar.

SSC CHSL Tier 2 Exam Pattern 2024

Tier 2 will be conducted in two sessions – Session- 1 & Session 2, on the same day. Session I will include conducting Section-1, Section-2, and Module-1 of Section-3. Session 2 will include conducting Module 2 of Section 3.

SSC CHSL Tier 2 Exam Pattern 2024

SessionSectionModulesSubjectNo. of QuestionsMarksTime
Session I (2 hours and 15 minutes)Section 1Module-1Mathematical Abilities30901 hour
Reasoning and General Intelligence30
Section 2Module-1English Language and Comprehension40901 hour
General Awareness2090
Section 3Module-1Computer Knowledge Module154515 minutes
Session II (25 minutes)Section 3Module-2Skill Test/ Typing Test Module-15 minutes

SSC CHSL Syllabus 2024: Tier 2

The SSC CHSL Syllabus for Tier 2 has been shared below.

SSC CHSL Tier 2 Syllabus for Mathematical Abilities

Module-I of Session-I (Mathematical Abilities)

CategoryTopics Covered
ArithmeticPercentages, Ratio and Proportion, Square roots, Averages
Interest (Simple and Compound), Profit and Loss, Discount
Partnership Business, Time and distance, Time and Work
AlgebraBasic algebraic identities, Elementary surds, Graphs of Linear Equations
GeometryElementary geometric figures, Triangles, and their centres,
Congruence and similarity of triangles, Circle, and their properties
Tangents, angles subtended by chords, common tangents to circles
MensurationTriangle, Quadrilaterals, Regular Polygons, Circle
Right Prism, Right Circular Cone, Right Circular Cylinder
Sphere, Hemispheres, Rectangular Parallelepiped
Regular Right Pyramid with triangular or square Base
TrigonometryTrigonometric ratios, Complementary angles, Height, and distances
Standard identities
StatisticsUse of Tables and Graphs, Histogram, Frequency polygon
Bar-diagram, Pie-chart
Measures of central tendency: mean, median, mode
Standard deviation, calculation of simple probabilities


SSC CHSL Tier 2 Syllabus for Reasoning

Module II of Section I (Reasoning and General Intelligence)

Questions based on verbal and non-verbal reasoning, Emotional intelligence, Analogy, Classification, Logical and Analytical Reasoning. This is to check candidates’ mental ability to decide and solve problems accordingly.

  • 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
  • Numerical operations

SSC CHSL Tier 2 Syllabus: English and Comprehension

Module-I of Section II (English Language And Comprehension)

This is to check the basic English language understanding of the candidates. This will test their English Vocabulary, Sentence Formation, Grammar, Word Knowledge, Translation, their comprehensibility of the language.

  • Vocabulary
  • Grammar
  • Sentence structure
  • Synonyms/Homonyms
  • Antonyms
  • Spot the Error
  • Fill in the Blanks
  • 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

SSC CHSL Tier 2 Syllabus: General Awareness

Module II of Section II (General Awareness)

This is to check the general awareness of the candidates regarding their surrounding environment and what’s happening in the world around them. And, also to check the observation regarding the matters of day-to-day observation.

  • History
  • Culture
  • Geography
  • Economic Scene
  • General policy
  • Scientific research
  • Current Events
  • India and its Neighbouring countries

Module-I of Section-III of Paper-I (Computer Proficiency)

  • Computer Basics: Organization of a computer, Central Processing Unit (CPU), Input/ Output devices, computer memory, memory organization, backup devices, PORTs, Windows Explorer. Keyboard shortcuts.
  • Software: Windows Operating system including basics of Microsoft Office like MS Word, MS Excel, and PowerPoint, etc.
  • Working with the Internet and e-mails: Web Browsing & Searching, Downloading & Uploading, Managing an E-mail Account, e-banking
  • Basics of networking and cyber security: Networking devices and protocols, Network and information security threats (like hacking, viruses, worms, Trojans, etc.), and preventive measures.

Skill Test for the Post of Data Entry Operator:

In this test, a candidate should have a data entry speed of 8,000 (eight thousand) Key Impressions per hour.

The duration of the Test is 15 minutes and an English document having about 2000-2200 strokes/key depressions is given to type.

Skill Test for the Post of DEO in the Office of the Comptroller and Auditor General of India (C&AG):

The ‘speed of 15000 key depressions per hour will be adjudged based on the correct entry of words/key depressions as per the given passage.

The duration of the test will be 15 minutes and printed matter in English containing about 3700-4000 key depressions would be given to each candidate who would enter the same in the test computer.

Skill test for the post of Lower Division Clerk/ Junior Secretariat Assistant (LDS/JSA) and Postal Assistants/ Sorting Assistants (PA/SA):

The speed of 10,500 key depressions per hour will be adjudged based on the correct entry of words/key depressions as per the given passage.

The duration of the test will be for 15 minutes and printed matter in English containing about 9000 key depressions/hour will be given to each candidate who will enter the same in the test computer.