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SSC CHSL Exam Date 2022

SSC CHSL exam date will be announced along with the official notification PDF. It is an online objective-type test of 200 marks. Candidates need to know the SSC CHSL exam date 2022 in advance so that they can prepare their study plan for  SSC CHSL Exam accordingly.

SSC CHSL 2022 Exam Date

Check out the exam schedule for SSC CHSL in the table below:

InformationImportant Dates
SSC CHSL Notification 6th December 2022
SSC CHSL Online Application start date6th December 2022
SSC CHSL Online Application last dateTo be announced
SSC CHSL Tier – 1 Exam DateFebruary / March 2023
SSC CHSL ResultTo be announced
SSC CHSL Tier 2 Exam Date To be announced

SSC CHSL Highlights

All the key details regarding SSC CHSL is tabulated below. With the help of this table, you can learn all the relevant details about SSC CHSL exam.



Name of the ExamSSC CHSL (Staff Selection Commission) – Combined Higher Secondary Level
Exam FrequencyAnnually
Conducting BodyStaff Selection Commission
Mode of the Exam·         Online

·         Offline

·         Skill Test / Typing

Official website

SSC CHSL Application Fee

In order to successfully submit the form, candidates need to pay SSC CHSL application fees via online mode. Check out the SSC CHSL 2022 application fee for different categories below:

CategoryApplication Fee
Male (General / OBC)Rs.100
Female (All Categories)NO FEE
SC / ST / Ex-ServicemenNO FEE

SSC CHSL 2022 Eligibility

Before applying for SSC CHSL 2022 exam, you need to check whether you are eligible for it or not. The SSC CHSL eligibility is divided into three categories:

  • Nationality/Citizenship
  • Age limit of the applicants
  • Educational Qualification

Nationality/Citizenship: A candidate must be either a citizen of India, Nepal, Bhutan, or a Tibetan refugee who came over to India before 1 January 1962 to permanently settle in India.

SSC CHSL Age limit: The minimum age to appear for SSC CHSL 2022 as of January 01, 2022, is 18 years and the maximum age is 27 years. Do check the detailed post on SSC CHSL eligibility criteria to know about age relaxations for different categories.

Educational Qualification: Candidates must have passed the 12th Standard or equivalent examination from a recognized Board or University. If the applicant possesses any Degree obtained through Open Universities or Distance Education Mode, then that must be recognized by the Distance Education Council, IGNOU.

Skill Test Eligibility: The applicant must have passed 12th standard in the science stream with Mathematics as a subject from a recognized Board or equivalent. (Data Entry Operator Post Only).

SSC CHSL Syllabus 2022: In order to score well in SSC CHSL 2022 exam, all candidates should be aware of the SSC CHSL syllabus and exam pattern. It is crucial to know the structure of the exam and the syllabus and subject wise topics that need to be prepared in and out. Here, we start with understanding the exam pattern and Syllabus of the SSC CHSL 2022 exam:

SSC CHSL Syllabus 2022

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SSC CHSL exam has three different phases that candidates need to clear to get selected for various posts in the Government Offices. SSC CHSL Tier I is an Objective Multiple Choice Question paper, Tier-II exam is a Descriptive Paper in English/Hindi, while Tier III is the Computer Proficiency Test.




Tier – IObjective Multiple ChoiceComputer Based


Tier – IIDescriptive Paper in English/HindiPen and Paper Mode

(Letter/Application Writing, Essay Writing)

Tier – IIISkill Test/Computer Proficiency TestWherever Applicable

(Speed Typing Test)

SSC CHSL Tier-I Exam Pattern

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SectionSubjectNo of QuestionsMax MarksExam Duration
1General Intelligence255060 minutes

(80 Minutes for PWD candidates)

2General Awareness2550
3Quantitative Aptitude

(Basic Arithmetic Skill)

4English Language

(Basic Knowledge)


The SSC CHSL Tier I exam is a computer-based online test (CBT) exam conducted online. Candidates are given a total of 60 minutes to solve the SSC CHSL Tier-I paper comprising 100 questions that count to a total of 200 marks (2 marks each question). For each wrong attempt, candidates are penalised with 1/2 marks in the Tier-1 exam.

SSC CHSL Syllabus for Tier-I Exam

SSC CHSL is conducted in three different levels; the syllabus of all three levels is different. All candidates must be well-informed about the latest changes (if introduced any) in the SSC CHSL EXAM SYLLABUS and exam pattern to prepare for SSC CHSL 2022.

There are 4 sections in Tier I of the SSC CHSL exam which are given below:

  1. Reasoning Ability
  2. Quantitative Aptitude
  3. English Language
  4. General Awareness

SSC CHSL Tier-I Syllabus

SSC CHSL Tier-I Syllabus comprises 4 subjects which are: English Language, Quantitative Aptitude, and General Intelligence: & General Awareness. The subject wise topics for SSC CHSL 2022 Tier-I exam is given below:

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General IntelligenceQuantitative AptitudeEnglish LanguageGeneral Awareness
Logical ReasoningSimplificationReading ComprehensionHistory
Alphanumeric SeriesProfit & LossCloze TestCulture
Ranking/Direction/Alphabet TestMixtures & AllegationsPara jumblesGeography
Data SufficiencySimple Interest & Compound Interest & Surds & IndicesMiscellaneousEconomic Scene
Coded InequalitiesWork & TimeFill in the blanksGeneral Policy
Seating ArrangementTime & DistanceMultiple Meaning/Error SpottingScientific Research
PuzzleMensuration – Cylinder, Cone, SphereParagraph CompletionAwards and Honors
TabulationData InterpretationOne Word SubstitutionBooks and Authors
SyllogismRatio & Proportion, PercentageActive/Passive Voice
Blood RelationsNumber Systems 


Input-OutputCoding-DecodingSequence & Series
Coding DecodingPermutation, Combination & Probability

 The detailed SSC CHSL Syllabus for Computer Based Examination (Tier-I) is discussed below:

General Awareness Syllabus for SSC CHSL

Questions from the General Awareness section are designed to test the candidate’s general knowledge of the environment around him and its 14 applications 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, Static Awareness, Indian GK  and scientific research.

General Intelligence Syllabus for SSC CHSL

This section includes questions of both verbal and non-verbal reasoning. The questions will be asked from

  1. Semantic Analogy
  2. Symbolic operations
  3. Symbolic/ Number Analogy
  4. Trends
  5. Figural Analogy
  6. Space Orientation
  7. Semantic Classification
  8. Venn Diagrams
  9. Number Series
  10. Embedded figures
  11. Figural Series
  12. Critical Thinking
  13. Problem Solving
  14. Symbolic/ Number Classification
  15. Drawing inferences
  16. Figural Classification
  17. Punched hole/ pattern folding & unfolding
  18. Semantic Series
  19. Figural Pattern-folding and completion
  20. Emotional Intelligence
  21. Word Building, Social Intelligence
  22. Coding and de-coding
  23. Other sub-topics if any Numerical operations.

English Language Syllabus for SSC CHSL

The English Language questions will be asked from the following topics:

  1. Spot the Error
  2. Fill in the Blanks
  3. Synonyms/ Homonyms
  4. Antonyms
  5. Spellings/ Detecting misspelt words
  6. Idioms & Phrases
  7. One-word substitution
  8. Improvement of Sentences
  9. Active/ Passive Voice of Verbs
  10. Conversion into Direct/Indirect narration
  11. Shuffling of Sentence parts
  12. Shuffling of Sentences in a passage
  13. Cloze Passage
  14. Comprehension Passage

Quantitative Aptitude Syllabus for SSC CHSL

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.

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.

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.

Trigonometry: Trigonometry, Trigonometric ratios, Complementary angles, Height and distances (simple problems only) Standard Identities like sin2 𝜃 + Cos2 𝜃=1 etc.

Statistical Charts: Use of Tables and Graphs: Histogram, Frequency polygon, Bar-diagram, Pie-chart.

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SSC CHSL Syllabus: Tier II

SSC CHSL Tier-II exam is a descriptive paper of 100 marks conducted in Pen and Paper mode only for the candidates who qualified Tier I. There is no negative marking for wrong attempts in the SSC CHSL Tier-II exam.

The paper will have to be written either in Hindi or in English. Candidates must secure a minimum of 33% marks in order to clear Tier II round of the SSC CHSL Exam.

SSC CHSL Tier-II Syllabus

SSC CHSL Tier-II Syllabus 


Word CountMaximum Marks 


Essay Writing200-25010060 minutes
Letter/Application Writing150-20060 minutes

As stated above, this paper calls for candidates to write an essay and Letter/Application that tests their writing skills of the candidates. The essay topics will be related to National Interest, Finance & Economy, Ecological Issues, Politics, Social Issues, Schemes & Governance, Sports, Technology, Geopolitics, Environmental Concerns etc. While, the type of letter/ application asked will be Application, Complaint, Suggestion, Official Appreciation, Follow up or Feedback etc.

SSC CHSL Tier III Syllabus

Tier-III of SSC CHSL 2022 will be a Skill/ Typing Test of qualifying nature. The final merit of the selected candidates will be based on the basis of the total score obtained in Tier-I and Tier-II.

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 Depressions 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 Data Entry Operator in the Office of the Comptroller and Auditor General of India (C&AG):

The ‘speed of 15000 key depressions per hour will be adjudged on the basis of 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 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 10500 key depressions per hour will be adjudged on the basis of 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 would be given to each candidate who would enter the same in the test computer.

General Information about SSC CHSL Exam

  • There will be three rounds of examination in SSC CHSL exam (Tier-I, Tier-II & Skill Test).
  • SSC CHSL Tier I asks a total of 100 objective-type questions to the candidates.
  • General Intelligence (Reasoning) is the easy and high scoring section as compare to other sections.
  • There are 4 sections in SSC CHSL Tier 1 exam. i.e. Quantitative Aptitude, General Intelligence, General Awareness and English Language.
  • As per the SSC CHSL exam pattern, there is a negative marking of 0.50 marks in the Tier I exam. But, there are no negative marking in Tier II round and Tier III.

SSC CHSL 2022 Selection Process

To get selected for the SSC CHSL 2022 recruitment, you are required to clear all three stages of the SSC CHSL 2022 Selection Process. These 3 stages are:

  • Objective Test
  • Descriptive Test
  • Skill Test

The SSC CHSL Tier 1 exam is an objective test, while Tier 2 is a descriptive test. Candidates need to qualify for each tier in order to appear for the subsequent tier. Those candidates who will qualify both the stages will be asked to appear for the final stage i.e skill or typing speed test. To get the insights, check out the selection process.

SSC CHSL 2022 Salary

The basic salary of candidates selected under RRB Group D Recruitment will be Rs. 18,000. Besides the basic pay, the selected candidates will be provided with other allowances including Dearness Allowance (DA), Daily Allowance, Transport Allowance, House Rent Allowance (HRA), Allowance for Night Duty, Medical Facilities, Overtime Allowance etc. The in-hand salary of RRB Group Posts is Rs.22,500-Rs.25,380 per month.


The SSC CHSL Cutoff is released along with the declaration of tier 1 result. Candidates who have secured the minimum qualifying marks will be asked to appear for Tier 2 exam. A total of 54104 candidates cleared the exam and the highest cut off marks is 140. Take a look at the table below to get a better clarity about the cut off marks for SSC CHSL 2022.

CategoryCut-off MarksCandidates Available
Other PwD56.41375353

Check out the previous year’s cut off marks to set your target of how many marks you need to score in order to qualify the upcoming exam with flying colours!

CategoryCutoff MarksCandidates Appeared for SSC CHSL Exam
Other PwD74.32943253
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