SSC CHSL Syllabus 2023: The Staff Selection Commission announced the SSC CHSL 2023 syllabus along with the official announcement on December 6, 2022. On, the syllabus has been made available. The themes and subtopics that make up the syllabus 2023 are what the question paper will be based on. Candidates are recommended to consult the curriculum as they study for the SSC CHSL exam.

Download the SSC CHSL exam syllabus and pattern for 2022–2023: CLICK HERE

For the positions of Lower Divisional Clerk (LDC), Junior Secretariat Assistant (JSA), Postal Assistant (PA), Sorting Assistant (SA), etc., SSC administers the Combined Higher Secondary Level Test (CHSL). The syllabus will be useful in helping applicants plan their approaches.

Candidates are encouraged to be familiar with the revised exam pattern 2023, which includes the phases, time limit, and scoring system of the test, in addition to the syllabus. Tier 1 and Tier 2 of the syllabus 2023 are released separately. Aspirants can review all the information regarding the SSC CHSL 2023 syllabus in this article.


SSC CHSL Stages 2023

Aspirants will be interested to know how many stages the SSC CHSL is conducted in addition to learning the curriculum for SSC CHSL 2023. Aspirants can view the stages in which the SSC CHSL test will be held in 2023 from the following table.

SSC CHSL Syllabus 2023 – Stages/Tiers

Tier – IObjective Multiple Choice (CBT)
Tier – IIPaper in English/Hindi

SSC CHSL syllabus 2023 – Tier 1

The SSC CHSL Tier 1 exam is taken online using a computer. The questions from the following four subjects make up the question paper.

  • Reasoning Ability
  • Quantitative Aptitude
  • General Awareness
  • English Language

SSC CHSL Syllabus 2023 – Subject wise

General IntelligenceQuantitative Aptitude (Basic Arithmetic Skill)
1. Sematic Analogy
2. Symbolic operations,
3. Symbolic/ Number Analogy,
4. Trends,
5. Figural Analogy,
6. Space Orientation,
7. Semantic Classification,
8. Venn Diagrams,
9. Symbolic/ Number Classification
10. Drawing inferences
11. Figural Classification
12. Punched hole/pattern-folding & unfolding Semantic Series, Figural Pattern-folding and completion
13. Number Series
14. Embedded figures
15. Figural Series
16. Critical Thinking
17. Problem Solving
18. Emotional Intelligence
19. Word Building
20. Social Intelligence
21. Coding and de-coding
22. Numerical operations
Number Systems: Computation of Whole Number, Decimal and Fractions, and 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 sin2𝜃 + Cos2𝜃=1 etc.,
Statistical Charts: Use of Tables and Graphs: Histogram, Frequency polygon, Bar-diagram, Pie-chart.
English Language (Basic Knowledge)General Awareness
1.Spot the Error
2.Fill in the Blanks
3.Synonyms/ Homonyms, 4.Antonyms, Spellings/Detecting mis-spelt words
5.Idioms & Phrases
6.One word substitution
7.Improvement of Sentences
8.Active/ Passive Voice of Verbs
9.Conversion into Direct/ 10.Indirect narration
11.Shuffling of Sentence parts,
12.Shuffling of Sentences in a passage
Cloze Passage
Comprehension Passage.
Questions are also designed to test knowledge of current events and of such matters of everyday observation and experience in their scientific aspect as maybe 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.

SSC CHSL exam pattern 2023

Candidates must be familiar with the SSC CHSL 2023 syllabus as well as the CHSL test format. The exam format is mentioned by the Staff Selection Commission in the official notification. For each of the three recruitment tiers, a specific exam format is required.

Candidates can find information about the exam’s format, scoring system, and number of questions in the SSC CHSL 2023 exam pattern. In accordance with the SSC CHSL exam pattern, the tier 1 exam is computer-based, whereas the tier 2 exam is a combination of a skill test and a typing test. Aspirants can view the detailed exam pattern in the table below.

The Official website to check the notification: CLICK HERE

Credits: SSC Adda247

SSC CHSL tier 1 exam pattern 2023

SubjectTotal QuestionsTotal MarksExam Duration
General Intelligence255060 min
Quantitative Aptitude2550
English Language2550
General Awareness2550

SSC CHSL tier 2 exam pattern 2023

SessionSubjectNo. of questionsMaximum marksTime allotted
Session 1Section 1-
Module 1: Mathematic abilities
Module 2: Reasoning and General Intelligence.
30+30= 60 marks180 marks
1 hour for each section. 1 hour and 20 minutes for the candidates eligible for scribe.
Section 2-
Module 1: English Language and Comprehension
Module 2: Reasoning and General Intelligence. General Awareness
40+20= 60 marks180 marks
Section 3-
Module 1: Computer Knowledge Module
15 marks45 marks
15 minutes or 20 minutes for the candidates eligible for scribe
Session 2Section 3-
Module 1: Skill Test/ Typing Test Module
Part A: Skill Test for DEOs.
15 minutes or 20 minutes for the candidates eligible for scribe
Part B: Typing Test for LDC/ JSA.10 minutes or 15 minutes for the candidates eligible for scribe

SSC CHSL Question Papers 2023

The SSC CHSL question papers are a significant source of study material. The question paper for is also made available on the official website, just like the curriculum is. Upon the completion of the exam, SSC makes the CHSL question papers and answer key available.

The question paper and SSC CHSL answer key can be downloaded by candidates using their SSC login information. Aspirants will be able to increase their accuracy and time management by downloading and practicing the exam papers. For better test preparation, candidates should practice question papers from prior years.

SSC CHSL Preparation Tips 2023

Now candidates have got an idea about the syllabus, question papers, books, exam pattern etc. It is time to get a quick view on the preparation tips which might help in the preparation of the exam. From the following pointers, we have shared the preparation tips.

  • Refer to the syllabus and exam pattern as mentioned in the official notification.
  • Download the previous year’s questions and solve them for efficient preparations of the exam.
  • Make an effective study plan and make a timetable. Follow the timetable strictly to get success in the exam.
  • Make short notes and keep them handy for quick revision.
  • Refer to the best study materials for the exam.
  • Follow a healthy routine, meditate and eat healthy food.
  • Keep a positive attitude before taking the exam.


 Who sets the SSC CHSL Syllabus?

The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) sets the SSC CHSL syllabus.

 How many rounds are there in the SSC CHSL 2023 exam?

There are three stages in the SSC CHSL exam. SSC CHSL Tier I is objective multiple choice question paper, Tier II exam consists of objective multiple choice questions and skill test/typing test.

What is CHSL salary?

The starting salary of SSC CHSL is INR 17,000 – 18,000/-.

 Is SSC CHSL tough?

No, the SSC CHSL is not tough however, due to the high level of the competition it becomes difficult to qualify. Aspirants who prepare well for the exam will be able to qualify it.

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