The paper for SSC Combined Higher Secondary Level Examination consists of four sections and weight of each part is 50 marks.
These sections are General Intelligence, Quantitative Aptitude test, English Language and General awareness.
Duration for SSC CHSL exam is 120 minutes or 2 hours.
SSC CHSL paper will consist of objective type question only.
|1||General Intelligence (Basic Knowledge)||50||50|
|2||English Language (Basic Knowledge)||50||50|
|3||Quantitative Aptitude (Basic Arithmetic Skill)||50||50|
|4||General Awareness (Current Affairs)||50||50|
The Tier-II Paper of SSC CHSL will be a descriptive Paper of 100 Marks for the duration of 60 minutes.
The SSC CHSL Tier-III Exam will be the Skill Test / Typing Test.
Focus on Speed☛ In SSC CHSL exam, there are  questions to solve in  minutes. So candidates must work on speed to solve questions in allotted time.
Syllabus Awareness ☛ When aspirants start preparing for SSC CHSL exam, they must have a clear idea about the aptitude questions asked in SSC CHSL exam.
Calculation ☛ SSC CHSL aptitude questions need more time in calculation, so candidates have to manage time for answering question and shortlist aptitude questions according to their merit.
In SSC CHSL exam there will be negative marking also, 1/4 marks will be deducted for each wrong answer.
☛Fundamental arithmetical operations: Percentages, Ratio and Proportion, Square roots, Averages, Interest (Simple and Compound), Profit and Loss, Discount, Partnership Business, Mixture and Allegation, Time and distance, Time and work.
☛Number Systems: Computation of Whole Number, Decimal and Fractions, Relationship.
☛Graphs of Linear Equations between numbers.
☛ Algebra: Basic algebraic identities of School Algebra and Elementary surds (simple problems).
☛Mensuration: Triangle, Quadrilaterals, Regular Polygons, Circle, Right Prism, Right Circular Cone, Right Circular Cylinder, Sphere, Hemispheres, Rectangular Parallelepiped, Regular Right Pyramid with triangular or square Base.
☛Statistical Charts: Use of Tables and Graphs: Histogram, Frequency polygon, Bar- diagram, Pie-chart.
☛Geometry: Familiarity with elementary geometric figures and facts: Triangle and its various kinds of centres, Congruence and similarity of triangles, Circle and its chords, tangents, angles subtended by chords of a circle, common tangents to two or more circles.
☛Trigonometry: Trigonometry, Trigonometric ratios, Complementary angles, Height and distances (simple problems only) Standard Identities.
☛ Symbolic/Number Classification
☛ Punched hole/pattern-folding & unfolding
☛ Drawing inferences
☛ Figural Series Space Orientation, Semantic classification
☛ Emotional Intelligence
☛ Venn Diagrams
☛Figural Pattern ÃÃ¸? folding and completion
☛ Embedded figures
☛Coding and de-coding
☛Other numerical operations
☛Spellings/ Detecting Mis-spelt words
☛ Fill in the Blanks
☛Spot the Error
☛ Synonyms/Homonyms Idioms & Phrases
☛One word substitution
☛ Improvement of Sentences
☛Active/Passive Voice of Verbs
☛ Shuffling of Sentences in a passage
☛ Conversion into Direct/Indirect narration
☛ Shuffling of Sentence parts
☛ Cloze Passage
The test includes questions related to India and its neighboring countries especially pertaining to History, Culture, Geography, Economic, General Policy and scientific research.