Sintel Academy (a unit of Sintel Infotech Private Limited), is a leading institute for SSC coaching at Faridabad since 2015. SSC conducts the SSC Combined Higher Secondary Level (CHSL) Exam each year to select eligible and skilled candidates for the vacant posts in the Central Government Department & Ministries.

The posts offered under the CHSL exam are Lower Division Clerk (LDC) and Data Entry Operator (DEO). This examination is also famous in candidates as SSC 10+2 Level Exam.

SSC CHSL Syllabus 2017

There are four subjects, for which you will be provided SSC CHSL Syllabus that you need to prepare in order to crack the CHSL Exam. These subjects are: –

S. No. Subject
1. General Intelligence
2. English Language
3. Quantitative Aptitude
4. General Awareness

Here, we are providing you the SSC 10+2 Level Exam Syllabus for all the subjects.

SSC CHSL Syllabus for General Intelligence

Following are the topics under General Intelligence SSC 10+2 Syllabus which need to be prepared to crack the exam:

S. No Topics
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

SSC CHSL Syllabus for English Language

Following are the topics under English Language SSC CHSL Syllabus 2017 which need to be prepared to crack the exam: –

S. No. Topics
1. Spot the Error
2. Fill in the Blanks
3. Synonyms/Homonyms
4. Antonyms
5. Spellings/Detecting Mis-spelt 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

SSC CHSL Syllabus for Quantitative Aptitude

Following are the topics under Quantitative Aptitude SSC CHSL Syllabus which need to be prepared to crack the exam: –

Arithmetic (Number System)
S. No. Topics
1. Number Systems
2. Computation of Whole Number
3. Decimal and Fractions
4. Relationship between numbers


Arithmetic (Fundamental arithmetical operations)
S. No. Topics
1. Percentages
2. Ratio and Proportion
3. Square roots
4. Averages
5. Interest (Simple and Compound)
6. Profit and Loss
7. Discount
8. Partnership Business
9. Mixture and Allegation
10. Time and distance
11. Time and work


S. No. Topics
1. Basic algebraic identities of School Algebra (and their simple applications) e.g. Formulas for (a+b) 2, (a-b) 2, (a+b) 3, (a-b) 3, a3-b3, a3+b3, a2-b2; if a+b+c=0, then a3+b3+c3=3abc, etc. and Elementary surds (simple problems)
2. Graphs of Linear Equations


S. No. Topics
1. Triangle and its various kinds of centers viz. Centroid, In-center, Orthocenter, Circumcenter
2. Congruence and similarity of triangles
3. Circle and its chords, tangents, angles subtended by chords of a circle, common tangents to two or more circles


S. No. Topics
1. Triangle, Quadrilaterals
2. Regular Polygons (sum of the internal angles of a polygon)
3. Circle
4. Right Prism
5. Right Circular Cone
6. Right Circular Cylinder
7. Sphere, Hemispheres
8. Rectangular Parallelepiped
9. Regular Right Pyramid with triangular or square Base


S. No. Topics
1. Trigonometry (for acute angles θ with 0≤θ≤90)
2. Trigonometric ratios
3. Degree and Radian Measures
4. Standard Identities like sin2θ + Cos2θ = 1, etc
5. Complementary Angles, Heights and Distances


Statistical Charts
S. No. Topics
1. Histogram
2. Frequency polygon
3. Bar-diagram
4. Pie-chart


SSC CHSL Syllabus for General Awareness

Following are the topics under General Awareness SSC 10+2 Level Exam Syllabus which need to be prepared to crack the exam:

S. No Topics
1. General awareness of the environment around us and its application to society.
2. Questions related to current events.
3. Matters of everyday observation and experience in their scientific aspect.
4. India and its neighboring countries especially pertaining to History, Culture, Geography, Economic Scene, General policy and scientific research.


SSC 10+2 exam pattern 2017

Exam pattern for every exam plays a very important role in preparing the examination. If you are preparing for CHSL exam, then you should be conscious about the SSC CHSL Pattern. The SSC 10+2 exam pattern or SSC LDC exam pattern will give you an idea about the approach of the exam.

SSC 10+2 Exam Pattern will also let you know about the marking technique of the paper. You will find yourself confident while attempting the question in the exams. Here we are providing you the SSC 10+2 Exam Pattern to help you plan for managing the time while appearing in the exam.

[Note: - Recently, SSC has changed the exam pattern and included an additional stage in the recruitment process of SSC LDC & DEO. Now SSC CHSL Exam will also include a Descriptive Paper as Tier 2. For further details, please read the information given below]

SSC 10+2 Exam Pattern / SSC LDC Exam Pattern:

The SSC CHSL exam is conducted in the following phases:-
Tier 1. Online Test
Tier 2. Descriptive Paper
Tier 3. Skill Test/Typing Test

SSC CHSL Paper Pattern (Tier 1 – Online Test)

Sections Subject No. of Questions Marks
Part-I General Intelligence 25 50
Part-II English Language 25 50
Part-III Quantitative Aptitude 25 50
Part-IV General Awareness 25 50
Total 100 200

Total time allowed is 75 minutes.
The exam will consist of multiple-choice questions only.
The questions will be set both in English & Hindi for Part-I, III & IV.
There will be negative marking of 0.50 marks for each wrong answer.

SSC CHSL Paper Pattern (Tier 2 – Descriptive Writing)

Tier 2 (Descriptive Writing) was recently added as the 2nd stage in the recruitment process by Staff Selection Commission. The motive is to assess the writing skills of the candidates that is required in Government jobs. The paper will be:

A descriptive type paper of 100 marks in ‘Pen and Paper’ mode.

Time limit for the paper would be given as one hour.

It would comprise writing of an Essay of 200-250 words and Letter / Application writing of approximately 150-200 words.

33 per cent would be the minimum qualifying marks in Tier-II.

Tier 1 and Tier 2 would be considered while determining the final merit list of the successful candidates

SSC CHSL Paper Pattern (Tier 3 – Skill Test/Typing Test)

a. Skill Test for Data Entry Operators (DEO)

This test is only for those, who have applied for the post of Data Entry Operators (DEO). The details of the Skill Test are as follows: –

Candidates will be given printed passage in English containing 2000-2200 strokes/key-depressions, which they have to enter in the computer within 15 minutes.

They will be judged on the basis of how many correct entries of the key depressions they made.

This test is of qualifying nature only.

A speed test of not less than 15000 key depressions per hour for data entry work to be ascertained through speed test on computer.

b. Typing Test for Lower Division Clerk (LDC)

This test is only for those, who have applied for the post of Lower Division Clerk (LDC). The details of the Typing Test are as follows: –

Time allowed for the test is 10 minutes (30 min. for VH candidates)

Typing Speed for English medium in application form should be 35 words per minute.

Typing Speed for Hindi medium should be 30 words per minute.

Candidates, who qualify the Interview phase of Skill Test/Typing Test, will be appointed on the basis of their position in the merit list.