There are lakhs of aspirants who appear for SSC CHSL every year and most of the first-time exam takers are curious about the SSC CHSL exam pattern. Here we'll be having a closer look into the exam pattern of SSC CHSL which includes the Tier-I, Tier-II and Tier-III phases.
SSC CHSL 2022 Exam Pattern
The exam pattern of the different tiers of SSC CHSL is discussed here in detail.
|Tier I Exam||Computer-based Multiple Choice Questions|
|Tier II||Descriptive – English/Hindi|
|Tier III||Skill Test/Computer Test|
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SSC CHSL Tier 1 Exam Pattern
|General Intelligence ||50|
SSC CHSL Tier 2 Exam Pattern
|Essay Writing & Letter and Application Writing||100|
Note: For Essay writing the number of words should be between 200-250 and for application writing, it should be between 150-200 words
The qualifying criteria for this round is 33 marks.
SSC CHSL Tier 3 Exam Pattern: Typing Test
|Language||Passing Criteria||Test Duration|
|English||35 wpm||15 minutes*|
|Hindi||30 wpm||15 minutes*|
*For the visually handicapped (40% disability) the test duration is 30 minutes.
SSC CHSL Tier 3 Typing Test - Revised Guidelines
SSC on 20 June 2022 by a notice has Revised the rules of SSC Typing Tests. You can find the new rules under the Candidates' Corner in SSC official website.
Download the revised guidelines HERE.
Find the highlights of the Guidelines below.
A. Full Mistakes : The following errors are treated as full mistakes :-
- For every omission of a word/figure.
- For every substitution of a wrong word/figure, except transposition of words.
- For every addition of a word/figure not found in the passage.
- For every spelling error committed by way of repetition, or addition, or omission, or substitution of a letter/letters, e.g. the word ‘spelling' typed as seeplings; seplling; speling; seepling; spelling etc.
- For repetition of word/figure, e.g. ‘I shall shall be grateful ……….'
- Incomplete words (half typed words will be treated as mistake).
B. Half Mistakes : The following errors are treated as half mistakes :-
- Spacing Errors : Where no space is provided between two words, e.g. ‘Ihope', or undesired space is provided between the words or letters of a word e.g. ‘I have', ‘I h ave' (space left between a word).
- Wrong Capitalisation : Wrong typing of a capital letter for small letter or vice-versa.
- (This does not apply in respect of Hindi Typewriting scripts)
- Punctuation Errors : Where the punctuation mark is omitted or added or substituted by another.
- Transposition Errors : Where words are transposed, e.g. the words ‘I hope' typed as ‘hope I'.
- Paragraphic Errors : Half mistake shall be treated for each irrational para, where the space given before starting of any paragraph is not uniform, i.e paragraph given manual spaces; without pressing the Tab Key, will be treated half-mistake.