Staff Selection Commission conducts national level tests to recruit candidates into different offices, departments and ministries under the government of India.
One of the most sought after exams is the Combined Higher Secondary Level (CHSL) exam, this exam paves the way to vast opportunities with respect to growth, promotion, handsome salary, perks and other benefits.
The different posts that aspirants can apply for are:
Lower Division Clerk (LDC)/ Junior Secretariat Assistant (JSA)
Postal Assistant (PA)/ Sorting Assistant (SA)
Data Entry Operator (DEO)
Data Entry Operator (DEO)- Grade A
The revised salary for these posts after the introduction of the 7th Pay Commission is given below:
|Post||Pay Band||Grade Pay|
|Lower Division Clerk (LDC)/ Junior Secretariat Assistant (JSA)||Rs. 5200-20200||Rs. 1900 (pre-revised)|
|Postal Assistant (PA)/ Sorting Assistant (SA)||Rs. 5200-20200||Rs. 2400 (pre-revised)|
|Data Entry Operator (DEO)||Rs. 5200-20200||Rs. 2400 (pre-revised)|
|Data Entry Operator- Grade A||Rs. 5200-20200||Rs. 2400 (pre-revised)|
Though the salary is a major factor for inclination towards this exam, most of the aspirants find it difficult to clear the exam. This is because of the vastness of the SSC CHSL syllabus, which leads to confusion.
Why Mock Test is Important for the SSC CHSL Exam?
The SSC CHSL exam has the following pattern :
|Tier I||Computer-Based||English Language, General Intelligence, Quantitative Aptitude, General Awareness|
|Tier II||Descriptive Paper||Letter/Application Writing, Essay Writing|
|Tier III||Skill Test||Speed Typing Test adjudged on the correct entry of data|
The SSC CHSL syllabus has various topics like Quantitative Aptitude, English Language, General Intelligence, General Awareness.
Detailed SSC CHSL Syllabus is given below:
SSC CHSL syllabus – Tier I
|General Intelligence/Reasoning||Quantitative Ability||English Language||General Awareness|
|Logical Reasoning||Computation of Whole Number, Decimal and Fractions, Relationship between numbers.||Reading Comprehension||History|
|Alphanumeric Series||Profit & Loss||Cloze Test||Culture|
|Ranking/Direction/Alphabet Test||Simple Interest & Compound Interest & Surds & Indices||Para Jumbles||Geography|
|Data Sufficiency||Work & Time||Synonyms/Antonyms/Homonyms||Economic Scene|
|Coded Inequalities||Time & Distance||Fill in the Blanks||General Policy|
|Seating Arrangement||Mensuration – Cylinder, Cone, Sphere||Multiple Meaning/Error Spotting||Scientific Research|
|Puzzle||Data Interpretation||Paragraph Completion|
SSC CHSL syllabus – Tier II
The most important subject that aspirants find hard to crack is Quantitative Aptitude.
Quantitative Aptitude is one of the high scoring sections in SSC CHSL Tier-I Exam, and it needs regular practice to build up good subject knowledge. To score well in this section, aspirants should practice numerous SSC CHSL Mock tests.
This enhances their knowledge and will improve their solving speed and accuracy.
Therefore, rigorous practice is required for acing this section.
Aspirants should also focus on English comprehension and general intelligence as these are also scoring subjects. Regular practice of these subjects improves grammar and vocabulary skills of aspirants and widens their thinking capability.
Therefore, aspirants should ensure that they practice numerous SSC CHSL Mock tests to crack the exam with a good score in the first attempt.