SSC CHSL Syllabus 2022 - Stage wise and topic wise syllabus

SSC CHSL Syllabus 2022 - Stage wise and topic wise syllabus

SSC CHSL Syllabus 2022: The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) conducts the Combined Higher Secondary Level Exam (CHSL) for the post of Lower Divisional Clerk (LDC), Junior Secretariat Assistant (JSA), Postal Assistant (PA), Sorting Assistant (SA) etc. SSC prescribes the CHSL 2022 syllabus and mentions it in the official notification. The syllabus of SSC CHSL 2022 is released at The SSC CHSL syllabus 2022 consists of the topics and sub-topics on which the question paper will be based.

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  • 27 Oct 2021:

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  • 20 Aug 2021:

    Provisional SSC answer key 2021 available now. Check last date to challenge. 

  • 26 Jul 2021:

    SSC CHSL Tier 1 admit card 2021 released for the UP and Bihar candidates.

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Aspirants preparing for the SSC CHSL exam, are advised to refer to the syllabus while preparing. With the help of the syllabus of SSC CHSL 2022, aspirants will be able to plan their strategy. Along with the syllabus, candidates are also advised to know the SSC CHSL exam pattern 2022, which consists of the stages, time duration and marking scheme of the exam. The SSC CHSL syllabus 2022 is released separately for tier 1 as well as tier 2. In this article, aspirants can check all the details related to the SSC CHSL 2022 syllabus.

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SSC CHSL Stages 2022

Along with knowing the syllabus of SSC CHSL 2022 aspirants will also be keen to know in how many stages the SSC CHSL is conducted. From the following table, aspirants can check the stages in which the SSC CHSL exam 2022 will be conducted.

SSC CHSL Syllabus 2022 - Stages/Tiers




Tier – I

Objective Multiple Choice

Computer Based (online)

Tier – II

Descriptive Paper in English/Hindi

Pen and Paper Mode (Letter/Application Writing, Essay Writing)

Tier – III

Skill Test/Computer Proficiency Test

Wherever Applicable (Speed Typing Test)

SSC CHSL syllabus 2022 - Tier 1

The SSC CHSL tier 1 is conducted in computer-based online mode. The SSC CHSL question paper is based on the questions asked from the following four subjects.

  • Reasoning Ability

  • Quantitative Aptitude

  • General Awareness

  • English Language

SSC CHSL Syllabus 2022 - Subject wise

General Intelligence

Quantitative Aptitude (Basic Arithmetic Skill)

  • Logical Reasoning

  • Alphanumeric Series

  • Ranking/Direction/Alphabet Test

  • Data Sufficiency

  • Coded Inequalities

  • Seating Arrangement

  • Puzzle

  • Tabulation

  • Syllogism

  • Blood Relations

  • Input Output

  • Coding Decoding

  • Simplification

  • Profit & Loss

  • Mixtures & Allegations

  • Simple Interest & Compound Interest & Surds & Indices

  • Work & Time

  • Time & Distance

  • Mensuration – Cylinder, Cone, Sphere

  • Data Interpretation

  • Ratio & Proportion, Percentage

  • Number Systems

  • Sequence & Series

  • Permutation, Combination & Probability

English Language (Basic Knowledge)

General Awareness

  • Reading Comprehension

  • Cloze Test

  • Para jumbles

  • Miscellaneous

  • Fill in the blanks

  • Multiple Meaning/Error Spotting

  • Paragraph Completion

  • One Word Substitution

  • Active/Passive Voice

  • History

  • Culture

  • Geography

  • Economic Scene

  • General Policy

  • Scientific Research

  • Awards and Honors

  • Books and Authors

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SSC CHSL exam pattern 2022

Along with the SSC CHSL 2022 syllabus,aspirants must also know the exam pattern of CHSL. The Staff Selection Commission mentions the exam pattern of SSC CHSL in the official notification. The exam pattern is prescribed for all three tiers of the recruitment. The SSC CHSL 2021 exam pattern provides candidates with information like mode of exam, marking scheme, number of questions asked in the exam etc. As per the SSC CHSL exam pattern, the tier 1 and 3 exam is computer based, while tier 2 is conducted in pen and paper based descriptive mode. From the following table, aspirants can check the exam pattern of SSC CHSL 2021 in detail.

SSC CHSL tier 1 exam pattern 2022


Total Questions

Total Marks

Exam Duration

General Intelligence



60 min

Quantitative Aptitude



English Language



General Awareness



SSC CHSL tier 2 exam pattern 2022


Word Count

Maximum Marks


Essay Writing



60 minutes

Letter/Application Writing


60 minutes

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SSC CHSL Books 2022

As aspirants have already known the exam pattern and the SSC CHSL 2022 syllabus it is time for them to know which study materials they can rely on. Candidates preparing for the SSC CHSL exam must check the best books of CHSL for which they will be able to prepare important chapters and questions asked in the SSC CHSL exam. With the help of the books, applicants can also make an effective strategy on how to prepare for the exam SSC CHSL, practise using the solved and unsolved questions mentioned in the exam, know about the repeating questions and more. From the following table, we have shared the subject-wise best books.

Best books to prepare for SSC CHSL - English

SSC CGL English Books

Authors/Publication House

Perfect Competitive English

V.K. Sinha

Quick Learning Objective General English

RS Aggarwal & Vikas Aggarwal

From Plinth to Paramount

Neetu Singh

Wren & Martin – High School English Grammar and Composition

Wren & Martin

A Mirror of Common Errors

Dr Ashok Kumar Singh

Objective General English

SP Bakshi (Arihant)

Competitive General English

Kiran Prakashan

How to Prepare for Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension

Arun Sharma

Objective English for Competitive Examinations

H M Prasad

Best books to prepare for SSC CHSL Quantitative Aptitude

Best Books for SSC CHSL Quantitative Aptitude


Quantitative Abilities Arithmetic Ability

Kiran Prakashan

Fast Track Objective Arithmetic

Rajesh Verma

Arithmetic For General Competition Vol 1& 2

Neetu Singh

Quantitative Aptitude

R.S Aggarwal

Best books to prepare for SSC CHSL Reasoning

Best Books for SSC CHSL Reasoning


Analytical Reasoning

M.K Pandey

A New Approach to Reasoning Verbal, Non-Verbal & Analytical

B.S Sijwali, Indu Sijwali

Verbal and Nonverbal Reasoning

R.S Aggarwal

Best books to prepare for SSC CHSL General Awareness

Best Books for SSC CHSL General awareness


General Knowledge

Lucent Publication

Manorama Yearbook

Mammen Mathew and Philip Mathew

Current Affairs

Monthly Magazine and Newspaper

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SSC CHSL question papers 2022

One important study material is the question papers of SSC CHSL. Just like the syllabus of SSC CHSL 2022, the question paper is also released on the official website. SSC releases the CHSL question papers after the examination is conducted along with the answer key. Applicants can use their SSC login credentials to download the question paper and SSC CHSL answer key. By downloading and practising the SSC CHSL question papers, aspirants will be able to improve their accuracy and time management. Candidates can practice previous years SSC CHSL question papers for better preparation for the exam.

SSC CHSL preparation tips 2022

Now candidates have got an idea about the SSC CHSL 2022 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 SSC CHSL preparation tips.

  • Refer to the SSC CHSL syllabus and exam pattern as mentioned in the official notification.

  • Download the previous year questions of SSC CHSL and solve them for efficient preparations of the exam.

  • Make an effective SSC CHSL study plan and make a time table. Follow the timetable strictly to get success in the exam.

  • Make short notes of SSC CHSL 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 SSC CHSL exam.

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