CHSL Exam Selection Process

CHSL Exam Selection Process

CHSL Exam Selection Process

Staff Selection Commission’s (SSC) conducted Combined Higher Secondary Level (10+2) Exam for the posts of Lower Divisional Clerk (LDC)/ Junior Secretariat Assistant (JSA), and Data Entry Operator (DEO). Exam Selection Process details are given below…

Selection Process:

The Examination will consist of three stages. 1. Computer Based Examination (Tier-I)-(Objective Type) 2. Computer Based Examination (Tier-II)-(Objective Type) 3. Typing Test/ Skill Test (Tier-III) i. Typing Test for LDC/ JSA ii. Skill Test for DEO

Written Examination:

The written examination will consist of one objective type – Multiple choice questions only. The questions will be set both in English & Hindi for Part-II, III & IV.

1. Computer Based Examination (Tier-I):

Computer Based Exam (Tier-I) exam is an objective type test divided in four sections, General Intelligence, English Language (Basic Knowledge), Quantitative Aptitude (Basic Arithmetic Skill) and General Awareness. Total marks for SSC CHSL 2023 Tier-I exam is 200 and there is negative marking of 0.50 marks for every wrong answer. Candidates qualifying the Tier-I exam securing the qualifying marks will be selected for the Tier-II exam.

2. Computer Based Examination (Tier-II):

Computer Based Exam (Tier-II) exam is an objective type test divided in three sections having two modules each. In Section-I (Module-I: Mathematical Abilities

Mathematical Abilities, Module-II: Reasoning and General Intelligence) & In Section-II (Module-I: English
Language and Comprehension, Module-II: General Awareness) & In Section-III (Module-I: Computer

Knowledge Module, Module-II: Skill Test/ Typing Test Module). Tier-II will consist of Objective Type, Multiple choice questions, except for Module-II of Section-III. The questions will be set in English, Hindi and any language opted by the candidate in the application form, as given at Annexure XVI 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.

3. Tier III (Typing Test/ Skill Test):

Skill Test for Data Entry Operator:

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

Part A – Skill Test for the post of DEO/ DEO Grade ‘A’ in Department/ Ministry:

The ‘speed of 15000 (Fifteen Thousand) Key Depressions per hour on Computer’ will be adjudged on the basis of the correct entry of words/ key depressions as per the given passage. The duration of the Test will be 15 (Fifteen) minutes and printed matter in English containing about 3700-4000 key-depressions would be given to each candidate who would enter the same in the Computer. The passage to be entered in the computer may also be displayed on the computer screen.

Part B – Skill Test for the post of DEO/ DEO Grade ‘A’ except in Department/ Ministry:

Data Entry Speed of 8,000 (Eight Thousand) Key Depressions per hour on Computer’ will be adjudged on the basis of the correct entry of words/ key depressions as per the given passage. The duration of the Test will be 15 (Fifteen) minutes and printed matter in English containing about 2000-2200 key-depressions would be given to each candidate who would enter the same in the Computer. The passage to be entered in the Computer may also be displayed on the computer screen.Candidates eligible for scribe as per Para 7.1, 7.2 and 7.3 will be given compensatory time of 5 minutes. Therefore, duration of Skill Test for such candidates will be 20 minutes.

Part C – Typing Test for other posts i.e. LDC/ JSA:

The medium of Typing Test will be Hindi or English. The candidates will have to opt for the medium of Typing Test (i.e. either Hindi or English) in the online Application Form. The choice of Typing Test given by the candidate in the online Application Form shall be treated as final and no change in the medium of Typing Test will be entertained later. Candidates opting for English medium should have typing speed of 35 words per minute (w.p.m.) and those opting for Hindi medium should have typing speed of 30 words per minute (w.p.m.). 35 w.p.m. and 30 w.p.m. correspond to about 10500 key depressions per hour and about 9000 key depressions per hour respectively. The speed will be adjudged on the accuracy of typing on the Computer of a given text passage in 10 minutes.

Resolution of Tie Cases:

Tie cases will be resolved by applying one after another, as applicable till the Tie is resolved.
i. Total Marks in Tier-I+Tier-II.
ii. Total marks of Tier-II Examination.
iii. Total marks in Tier-I Examination.
iv. Date of birth, with older candidates placed higher.
v. Alphabetical order in which first names of the candidates appear.

Conclusion: Strategies for SSC CHSL Exam Success

The Staff Selection Commission Combined Higher Secondary Level (SSC CHSL) exam is a highly competitive examination that demands focused preparation and strategic approach. As you navigate through the preparation journey for SSC CHSL, it’s crucial to keep several key strategies in mind to maximize your chances of success.

  • Familiarize yourself with the SSC CHSL exam pattern, which includes Tier I (Computer Based Exam), Tier II (Descriptive Paper), Tier III (Skill Test/Typing Test).
  • Gain a comprehensive understanding of the syllabus, covering subjects like English Language, Quantitative Aptitude, General Intelligence, and General Awareness.
CHSL Exam Selection Process

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