SSC CHSL 2024 : Exam Date, Tier 1, Tier 2, Syllabus

SSC CHSL Exam Pattern 2023-2024 has been set by the Staff Selection Commission (SSC) for the Combined Higher Secondary (10+2) Level (CHSL) Examination 2024. The exam consists of two tiers, namely Tier 1 and Tier 2. SSC CHSL Exam Pattern 2024 is different for both levels of the exam. Candidates who are going to appear in the exam must check the latest exam pattern before starting their preparation. Exam Pattern helps the candidates in time management during exam preparation.

SSC CHSL Tier 1 exam is the most important selection stage of SSC CHSL exam 2024 as it is the deciding factor for shortlisting the candidates for the next round, Tier 2 exam. The marks obtained in the Tier 1 exam are normalized by the Commission and the result is prepared based on normalized marks. To get selected for the next stage, i.e. Tier 2, candidates need to score equal to or more than the Cutoff of 2024. The latest and detailed Exam Pattern 2024 for Tier 1 and Tier 2 is given here. Check out the exam pattern given below and start preparing to crack the SSC CHSL 2024 exam.

SSC CHSL Exam Pattern 2024

The SSC CHSL 2024 exam pattern in the official notification provided by the commission. Candidates who are planning to appear for the Exam this year must know about the complete exam pattern including the number of sections, names of sections, marking scheme, number of questions, and others. In the year 2022, the commission has changed the exam pattern. Here, we are providing the SSC CHSL 2024 New Exam Pattern, Marking Scheme, and Selection Process.

SSC CHSL 2024 Selection Process


The selection process consists of the following stages as per the new exam pattern: 

Tier 1: Objective Type Computer Based Examination (CBE) for the test of Tier I. 

Tier 2: Objective-type computer-based examination (CBE) and skill tests for Tier II.

Candidates have to clear all the stages of the exam for selection in government offices. Syllabus 2024 and exam pattern complement each other. Both are necessary for preparation.

SSC CHSL Exam Pattern 2024: Overview

As per the latest Exam Pattern 2024, candidates have to clear two stages i.e. Tier 1 and Tier 2 to get shortlisted for recruitment in government ministries and departments including Data Entry Operator, LDC, Junior Secretariat Assistant, etc. Read and analyze the exam pattern carefully. Scroll down for more clarity on the exam pattern highlights for Tier 1 and Tier 2 papers:

ParticularsSSC CHSL Tier I Exam HighlightsSSC CHSL Tier II Exam Highlights
Exam ModeOnline CBTOffline (Pen-Paper)
Number of Subjects45
Number of Sessions12
Exam Duration60 MinutesSession I: 2 hours 15 minutes
Number of Que.100Session I: 135 QuestionsSession II: Skill Test/Typing
Type of QuestionsMCQs; 4 options with 1 correct optionObjective type, Multiple choice, except for Module II of Section 3
Total Marks200Session I, Section 1: 180 MarksSession I, Section 2: 180 MarksSession I, Section 3: 45 Marks
Language of paperEnglish and HindiEnglish and Hindi
Negative Marking For each wrong answer, a 0.50 mark will be deducted For each wrong answer, 1 mark will be deducted 

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SSC CHSL Tier 1 Exam Pattern 2024

Tier 1 question paper is divided into four parts with a total of 100 objective-type multiple-choice questions. Candidates have to complete the exam in 60 minutes. For further clarification, candidates can check the table given below:

SubjectsNo. of QuestionsMaximum marks
English Language2550
General Intelligence2550
Quantitive Aptitude2550
General Awareness2550
  • Two marks are given for each correct answer in the examination.
  • The candidate will be punished with a negative marking of 0.50 marks for each wrong answer.

SSC CHSL Syllabus for Tier II

In the examination, there are two tiers of examination and these subjects will be asked. For a detailed Syllabus, you can visit the official website of SSC. This is the actual SSC CHSL Syllabus for Tier II. 

PaperSeasonSubject No. of QuestionsMax. MarkTime Allowed
Paper ISeason 1 Section -IModule-I: Mathematical AbilitiesModule-II: Reasoningand General Intelligence30+30=6018060 Min.
Section II:Module-I: EnglishLanguage andComprehensionModule-II: GeneralAwareness45+25=7021060 Min.
Section-III:Module-I: ComputerKnowledge Module206015 Min.
Session 2Section-III:Module-II: Data EntrySpeed Test Module
Paper 2Statistics100200120 Min.
Paper 3General Studies (Finance and Economics)100200
  • There is a negative marking of 1.0 marks for each wrong answer.
  • Typing speed must be 30 WPM in Hindi and 35  WPM in English.

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How to Apply for SSC CHSL?

Before Applying online for the examination, you should consider this important information- 

OrganizerStaff Selection Commission
Name of ExamCHSL ( Combined Higher Secondary Level)
PostsGrade ‘B’ and Grade ‘C’ 
Types of PostsNon-Gazetted and Non-Technical
Application ModeOnline Application
Application FeeRs. 100/- only
Fee Payment MethodDebit/Credit card/ UPI/ Net Banking
QualificationGraduate from any recognized university in India. 
Age Limit18-32 Years
Stages of ExamTier-I: CBT BasedTier-II: CBT Based
Examination ModeOnline Mode

SSC CHSL Exam Date 2024

SSC released its examination calendar for upcoming exams and dates in the middle of the year. You can download the JIJA-JI App for every exam notification or visit the official website of SSC. You can find your SSC CHSL exam date 2024 in this PDF-

FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions)

What is the full form of SSC CHSL?

SSC means Staff Selection Commission. 

When the SSC CHSL notification 2024 will be released?

It is expected to be released the notification of SSC CHSL in April month of the year 2024.

How we can apply for the SSC CHSL examination 2024?

You must keep all your documents ready like caste, income, Domicile, and educational records, along with a photograph and signature.

If you want to apply SSC CHSL vacancy 2024, you can use the JIJA-JI App. Because, through this App, you can submit your online application very easily. Fill out the little bit of information, your form will automatically submitted. 


Visit on official website of SSC and follow the registration process and login method, you can apply.

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