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SSC CHSL New Exam Pattern 2022: SSC released the official notification for SSC CHSL on the 6th of December 2022. The notification details all the necessary information required for the exam. A total of 4500 vacancies have been announced. SSC has said that further vacancies may be added later. In this notification, SSC has announced a change in the exam pattern and the syllabus for SSC CHSL 2022-23. Read on to know more about the SSC CHSL revised exam pattern 2022.

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SSC CHSL New Exam Pattern 2022: Important Dates

First, please go through the important dates and events for SSC CHSL. The application link is now live.

EventsDates
Date of release of notification6th December 2022
Dates for submission of online applicationsFrom 6th December 2022
Last date and time for receipt of online applications04-01-2023 (23:00)
Last date and time for making online fee payment05-01-2023 (23:00)
Last date and time for the generation of offline ChallanTo be notified
Dates of “Window for Application Form Correction” and 
online payment of Correction Charges.
09-01-2023 to 10-01-2023 (23:00)
Schedule of Computer-Based Examination (Tier-I)Feb-Mar, 2023
Dates of Tier-I Examination To be notified later

SSC CHSL New Exam Pattern 2022

Previously SSC CHSL was conducted over three phases- Tier I, Tier II, and Tier III. Tier I was an objective CBT, Tier II was a descriptive test and Tier III was a skill test.

However, SSC has now revised the SSC CHSL exam pattern as given in the notification dated 6th December 2022. The exam will now be conducted over two phases- Tier I and II, both objective. The detailed SSC CHSL new exam pattern is as follows-

Tier 1 Exam Pattern

SubjectsQuestionsTotal Marks
General Awareness2550
General Intelligence 2550
Quantitative Aptitude2550
English Language2550
Total100200 

Note-

  • Total time of 60 minutes is there.
  • The Tier-I Examination will consist of Objective Type, Multiple choice questions only. The questions will be set in English and Hindi for Part-II, III & IV.
  • There will be negative marking of 0.50 marks for each wrong answer. Candidates are, therefore, advised to keep this in mind while answering the questions.

Tier 2 Exam Pattern

The SSC CHSL exam pattern has been changed this year, find the updated exam pattern below.

TierSessionSubjectNumber
of Questions
Maximum MarksTime allowed
IISession-I
(2 hours
& 15 minutes)
Section-I:
Module-I:   Mathematical Abilities
Module-II:      Reasoning and General Intelligence.
30
30
Total = 60
60*3
= 180
1 hour (for each section) (1 hour & 20 minutes for the candidates eligible for scribe as  per Para-8.1 and 8.2)
  Section-II:
Module-I:            English Language & Comprehension
Module-II:          General Awareness
40
20
Total = 60
60*3
= 180
 
  Section-III:
Module-I:        Computer Knowledge Module
1515*3
= 45
15 Minutes (20   minutes for the      candidates eligible      for scribe as per Para-8.1 and 8.2)
 Session-IISection-III:
Module-II: Skill Test/ Typing Test Module
Part A: Skill Test for DEOs.15 Minutes (20 minutes for the   candidates eligible  for scribe as per Para-8.1 and 8.2)
   Part B: Typing Test for LDC/ JSA.10 Minutes (15 minutes for the      candidates eligible       for scribe as per Para-8.1 and 8.2)

*For the visually handicapped (40% disability) the test duration is 30 minutes.

Points to mention –
  • Tier-II will be conducted in two sessions – Session –I & Session-II, on same day. Session-I will include conducting of Section-I, Section-II and Module-I of Section-III. Session-II will include conducting of Module-II of Section-III.
  • It will be mandatory for the candidates to qualify all the sections of Tier-II.
  • Tier-II will consist of Objective Type, Multiple choice questions, except for Module-II of Section-III. The questions will be set in English and Hindi except for Module-II (i.e. English Language and Comprehension module) in Section-II.
  • There will be negative marking of 1 mark for each wrong answer in Section-I, Section-II and Module-I of Section-III. Candidates are, therefore, advised to keep this in mind while answering the questions.
  • Module-I of Section-III i.e. Computer Knowledge Test is mandatory but qualifying in nature.

Module-II of Section-III i.e. Skill Test/ Typing Test:

  • Module-II of Section-III will include conducting of Skill Test/ Typing Test in Session-II on the same day.
  • Skill Test/ Typing Test will be of qualifying nature.
  • Errors in the Skill Test will be calculated up to 2 decimal places.

Skill test/Typing test will be conducted as per the following scheme.

  • Skill Test is mandatory for Data Entry Operators. No candidate is exempted from appearing in the Skill Test.

SSC CHSL New Exam Pattern 2022: A Comparison

Let’s compare and see how the exam pattern for SSC CHSL has been changed with respect to the old exam pattern.

Old Exam PatternNew Exam Pattern
3 Tiers2 Tiers
Tier 2 subjectiveTier 2 objective
Tier 3 skill testSkill test now under tier 2
No negative marking in Tier 2Tier 2 will have a -1 negative marking

Conclusion

SSC has introduced major changes in the SSC CHSL exam pattern and syllabus this time. Being well aware and well versed with the updated exam pattern will make your preparation easier. Also, keep an eye on Oliveboard’s YouTube channel for more updates and prep material:

Frequently Asked Questions

When can I appear for the SSC CHSL Exam?

Candidates can appear for this exam after completing their class 12.

What are the different stages of the exam?

There are two stages of the exam i.e. tier-1 and tier-2.

What is the age limit for SSC CHSL Exam 2022?

A candidate must be 18-27 years.

What is the last date and time for SSC CHSL 2022 online application?

The last date and time for SSC CHSL 2022 online application is 04-01-2023 (23:00)

When SSC CHSL 2022 exam will be conducted?

SSC CHSL 2022 is scheduled to be conducted in Feb-March 2023.

When is the SSC CHSL Tier – 2 Exam?

SSC CHSL Tier-2 Exam 2022 date will be announced later.

What is the SSC CHSL new exam pattern?

According to the official notification, the SSC CHSL 2022 exam will now have 2 tiers rather than 3. Tier II will now be an objective test rather than a descriptive one. It will have a -1 negative marking for every wrong answer. It will also cover the skill test.

When will the SSC CHSL application process close?

The SSC CHSL 2022 application process will close on the 4th of January 2022 (23:00).

What is the last date for fee payment of SSC CHSL 2022?

The last date for fee payment of SSC CHSL 2022 is the 5th of January, 2022 (23:00).


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