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SSC CHSL Preparation Tips 2018- How to Crack SSC CHSL in first attempt

SSC CHSL Preparation Tips 2018- How to Crack SSC CHSL in first attempt

Staff Selection Commission (SSC) will conduct tier 1 of Combined Higher Secondary Level (CHSL) exam from March 4th to March 26th, 2018. All the candidates planning to participate in the recruitment process will need the SSC CHSL preparation tips to prepare for the exam with smart strategies. Along with preparation tips, candidates should also know the exam pattern and SSC CHSL syllabus of the exam in order to understand the complete structure and scheme of examination. The SSC CHSL Tier 1 exam will test the candidates on their knowledge of English, Mathematics, GK and General Aptitude. According to the SSC CHSL 2018 preparation tips, candidates should prepare according to the syllabus, regularly practice through practice papers make an outline and timeline of a study plan. Apart from following these, aspirants should relax and keep healthy to prepare for the test holistically. Read below for more details on the SSC CHSL Preparation Tips 2018.

SSC CHSL Exam Pattern

SSC CHSL Tier I Exam Pattern (Objective Paper)

The SSC CHSL Tier-I paper will be objective in nature. In total 100 questions will be asked for which the candidates will get about 65 minutes-

Note – SSC CHSL Tier I exam, this year, will consist of 60 minutes of time duration instead of 75 minutes.

There will be four sections in the Examination which are as follows

  • General Intelligence Test
  • General Awareness Test
  • Quantitative Aptitude
  • English Language



Max Marks

Total Timing

I General Intelligence
(25 Qs)
50 60 minutes

(For VH/OH afflicted
by Cerebral Palsy
OH with deformity
in writing hand
– 80 minutes)

II English
(25 Qs.)
III Quantitative Aptitude
(25 Qs.)
IV General
(25 Qs.)

SSC CHSL Tier I Exam Pattern (Descriptive Paper)

The SSC CHSL Tier II will be a descriptive paper in Pen and Paper Mode.


Word Count



Essay 200-250 100 1 hour
Letter/ Application 150-200
  • The minimum qualifying marks in SSC CHSL Tier-II would be 33 %.
  • You can write the paper either in Hindi language or in English.

SSC CHSL Exam Pattern – Skill Test (Tier III)

  • Tier-III of the Examination will be the Skill Test / Typing Test. SSC CHSL tier 3 will be of qualifying nature.
  • Your final score would be determined based on the total score obtained by a candidate in both Tier-I and Tier-II

SSC CHSL Exam Schedule 2017-18 Important Dates

According to the SSC exam calendar 2018-19, the updated SSC CHSL exam dates are as follows-

S. No.


Important dates

1 SSC CHSL Tier 1 Exam Date 04.03.2018 to 26.03.2018
2 SSC CHSL Tier 2 (Descriptive Paper) 08.07.2018
3 SSC CHSL Tier 3 (Typing/Skill Test) Not released yet
4 Date of Online Registration 18th-November-2017
5 Last Date of Application 18th-November-2017

There are  four sections in the Examination which are as follows:

  • General Intelligence Test
  • General Awareness Test
  • Quantitative Aptitude
  • English Language

SSC CHSL Preparation Tips 2017 – General Intelligence

  • The section of General Intelligence will test the candidates conceptual and factual knowledge rather than practice and intellectual approach.
  • Students should work on their mental alert status along with logical and reasoning skills which will one the most required traits to solve the General intelligence section of the exam.
  • All the Candidates should devote more time on practicing through previous year papers as it will clarify a lot of topics under this section.
  • Interested Candidates should note that each section of the exam is timed separately, therefore they should excellent time management skills to complete this section in the allotted time.
  • Regular practice will help the candidates to work on their time management skills, therefore, the candidates are advised to solve time bound online test series for reasoning section.

SSC CHSL Preparation Tips 2017 – Quantitative Aptitude

  • The questions in the Quantitative Aptitude section of the SSC CHSL Tier 1 exam will be designed to test the candidate’s knowledge on the use of numbers and numerical sense.

  • Candidates should practice questions from topics such as computation of whole numbers, decimals, fractions, relationship, between the numbers, percentage, ratio and proportion, square roots, average, interest, profit and loss, discounts, partnership, mixtures and allegation etc.

  • All the SSC CHSL aspirants should revise all the basic mathematics formulae to strengthen their quantitative aptitude section.

  • One of the most important SSC CHSL preparation tips for this section will be developed and learn tricks and shortcuts to solve the questions faster.

SSC CHSL Preparation Tips 2017 – General Awareness

  • The section of General Awareness in the SSC CHSL Tier 1 exam is one of the easiest sections where the candidates can secure maximum marks if they have regular and thorough practice.
  • As per the SSC CHSL preparation tips for General Awareness, candidates should stay updated with the recent events of national and international importance along with his/her surroundings.
  • Questions under this section will be designed to test the candidates about recent events around and its application to the society,
  • Most of the questions will be designed as such to test the knowledge of candidates in questions relating to current events and matters of everyday observation and experience in scientific aspects as well as to test knowledge of current events and related miscellaneous observation and experience in scientific aspect.
  •  Regular notes of latest happenings around the candidates and revising them regularly to master this section is a must.
  • Interested Candidates should put more focus History, Geography, Art & Culture, Indian Polity & Constitution, Economy & Finance, Science and Technology while preparing for General Awareness under SSC CHSL tier 1.
  • Candidates should be aware of all the latest happenings and read a daily newspaper to keep an updated with the latest news. Make a habit of reading a newspaper instead of watching the news.

SSC CHSL Preparation Tips 2017 – English Comprehension

Candidates in this section will be tested on their writing ability, understanding correct English and comprehension. Candidates should have good knowledge of English grammar rules and its correct usage. Knowledge of elimination technique will also be required.

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