The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) is the most important recruitment body established by the Government of India for induction of eligible candidates into subordinate positions in various departments and ministries. The parent body of the Staff Selection Commission is the Department of Personnel and Training. In order to carry out its function of recruitment, the SSC has been invested with the right to conduct relevant examinations.
The Staff Selection Commission conducts the SSC Combined Higher Secondary Level (CHSL) exam for recruitment of candidates into posts which require a minimum educational qualification of higher secondary level. Thousands of people apply for this exam every year.
The selection procedure for SSC CHSL Exam comprises of three stages. These are as follows –
- Tier-I : This stage involves a Computer Based Test.
- Tier-II : This stage involves a Descriptive paper.
- Tier-III : This stage involves skill tests for relevant posts
Tier-I of SSC CHSL 2019 was conducted between 1st July and 26th July 2019 whereas Tier-II was conducted on 29th September 2019. The date for the Skill tests is yet to announced by SSC. SSC CHSL 2019 is being conducted to fill up a total 5895 vacancies.
Here are the details about the exam pattern and syllabus for SSC CHSL 2019 –
- Tier- 1 : Computer Based Test
- The paper comprises of 200 marks.
- Candidates are given 60 minutes to finish the paper.
- All the questions are Multiple Choice Questions or objective in nature.
- Candidates have to answer questions from the following subjects-
- General Intelligence and Reasoning : Venn diagrams, coding and decoding, series, word building, critical thinking, etc.
- General Awareness : History, Geography, Polity, Current Affairs, etc.
- Quantitative Aptitude : Number system, geometry, algebra, trigonometry, statistics, etc.
- English Comprehension : Antonyms, synonyms, spotting errors, sentence completion, spelling tests, etc.
- Tier-II : Descriptive Paper
- This paper comprises of 100 marks.
- Candidates are given 60 minutes to finish the entire paper.
- It is designed to test the language and writing skills of the candidates.
- Candidates have to write an essay with a word limit of 200-250 words.
- They will also have to write a letter in approximately 150-200 words.
- The paper is qualifying in nature, and it requires a minimum of 33% to qualify in the paper.
- Tier-III : Skill Tests
Skill tests are conducted for only selective posts, and the tests vary according to the different posts for which it is being carried out.
For the final selection for the various SSC CHSL posts, candidates will have to appear for document verification after they have cleared all the stages. Candidates will have to produce original copies of the following documents and submit the photocopies of the same –
- Identity proof
- Educational qualifications
- Experience certificates
- Caste certificate (if any)
- Disability certificate (if any)
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Only once the documents are verified by the Staff Selection Commission, the final recruitment is based on the qualifications and eligibility of the candidates.