SSC CHSL 2016 Exam Pattern and Syllabus

SSC CHSL Question Papers :- Staff selection commission work is to recruit staff for various ministries and departments of Indian government and its offices. Selection of staff is done by SSC through written exam. The exam is conducted for the vacant posts of date entry operator and Lower division clerk in various government departments. The written exam will have only objective type questions. Question paper will be both in Hindi and English medium. There will be no Hindi medium for English paper.

The question paper covers four parts, which is General Intelligence, English Language, Quantitative Aptitude and general awareness. Each part consist 50 questions; each correct answer will carry 1 mark. The exam of SSC CHSL is conducted in two sessions, first session is morning session from 10:00 AM to 12:00 Noon and second session is from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM.

There will be negative marking also. So, while choosing any correct answer,be sure. Negative marking will be 0.25 marks. Complete paper consist objective type question in both Hindi and English languages. After successfully clear the written exam there will be skill test for both data entry operator and lover division clerk.

SSC CHSL Exam Pattern: – SSC CHSL exam is near so candidates need to check SSC CHSL exam pattern to get a idea about the paper. So here we have mentioned SSC CHSL exam pattern. If they know exam pattern then they can practice according to it.



Maximum Marks

Total Duration/Timing

Total Duration/ Timing for
VH Candidates
including compensatory Time


General Intelligence (50 Questions)


2 Hours 10:00 A.M
12:00 Noon


2:00 PM to 4:00 PM

2 Hours 40 Minutes
10:00 A.M to
12:40 Noon

Or 2:00 PM to 4:40 PM


English Language (Basic Knowledge)
(50 Questions)



Quantitative Aptitude (Basic Arithmetic Skill)
(50 Questions)



General Awareness
(50 Questions)




  • 1 mark will be awarded for each correct answer.
  • 0.25 marks will be deducted for each wrong answer.