SSC CHSL Preparation Tips 2017 for Tier- I & Tier – II Exams

SSC CHSL Preparation 2017: A worldwide competitive examination is going to be conducted by Staff Selection Commission (SSC) very soon inorder to fill the Postal/ Sorting Assistant, Data Entry Operator, Lower Divisional Clerk and Court Clerk posts that are found vacant in various government departments of India. +2 qualified candidates who are having good typing skill are eligible to enter on these jobs and hence this recruitment based exam is named as Combined Higher Secondary Level Examination (CHSL). Candidates who are willing to compete in this upcoming exam can now itself start your preparation. Then only you can crack in the examination with good marks. For helping you people, here in this article we have given some of the important SSC CHSL Preparation 2017 Tips. Read the article once and plan your preparation, definitely success will be yours. All the Best!

SSC CHSL Preparation 2017 – Highlights
Exam Name SSC CHSL Exam 2017 Exam Mode Online
Information Exam Preparation Exam Dates March – June 2108
Status NA Website

SSC CHSL Preparation 2017

Staff Selection Commission is a recruiting agency of Indian government. With this power only now Commission is going to conduct CHSL competitive exam. Most probably the online registration for this examination starts on November and ends on December 2017. So exam will be held on January 2018 (approximately).

Young buddies don’t miss this government employment opportunity. Lot of time is there for preparation. To make your SSC CHSL Preparation easier, on next paragraphs we have given few tips. Read, follow and crack in exam.

Tips to Crack in Upcoming SSC CHSL Examination

There will be three rounds of exam. First one is the Tier-I Computer based exam, second one is the Tier-II descriptive paper and third one is the Typing/ Skill Test. Candidates qualifying in Tier-I will be called for Tier-II and individuals qualifying in Tier-II will be called for Tier-III examination. Now let us see some of the tips to crack in Tier-I CHSL examination.

  • Download the correct exam pattern from current or previous official notification.
  • Collect Syllabus, Previous Question Papers, Books, etc. for preparation.
  • Check which all exam topics you know well or don’t know.
  • Prepare a study chart by your own.
  • While studying note down the important hints
  • For 100 questions only 75 minutes will be given. So practice with Mock test and Model Question papers to manage your time, speed and accuracy in exam.
  • Go to Coaching institutes or ask advises from experts and learn shortcuts to answer for each question. This will help aspirants to save their time.
  • Don’t focus on previous cut-offs and think only this much we have to study. Always fix a goal by yourself to take marks above 90%.
  • Eat healthy food and sleep on time.
  • Penalty of 0.50 marks will be deducted per question, if you mark any wrong answer. So be careful while answering for objective type CHSL Tier-I exam.
  • Atleast before one day of exam, revise the topics that you have studied.
  • Try to answer for easier mark scoring sections

How much to Prepare for SSC CHSL Exam 2017?

Exam questions will be of three categories i.e. easy, medium and difficult. If you have done proper preparation definitely you can attend all these categories of questions in a simple way. SSC CHSL Tier-I & Tier-II exam topics are tabulated below.

SSC CHSL Tier-I Exam SSC CHSL Tier-II Exam
  • General Intelligence (25 questions)
  • English Language (25 questions)
  • Quantitative Aptitude (25 questions)
  • General Awareness (25 questions)
  • Essay and Letter/ Application Writing

General Intelligence: Verbal and non-verbal category questions would be asked in this section. Some of the important topics from which more often questions will be drafted for SSC CHSL exam are tabulated below.

Topics Number of Questions (approx)
Classification 4 to 9 questions
Analogy 4 to 9 questions
Series 3 to 6 questions
Image reasoning 3 to 9 questions
Sequences 2 to 5 questions
Coding & Decoding 2 to 3 questions
Blood relations, Directions & distance 2 to 3 questions
Puzzles 1 question
Syllogisms 2 questions
Basic mathematical problems and operations 2 to 3 questions

English Language: To test the grammatical knowledge and communication skill of contestant this English language topic is included in SSC CHSL exam. Practice with verbal ability questions, read books and study meanings & opposites of English words to score good marks in this section.

Important Topics Number of Questions (approx)
Fill in the blanks 2 questions
Spotting Errors 3 questions
Antonyms 1 question
Synonyms 1 question
One word Substitution 2 question
Idioms/ Phrases 2 question
Sentence Correction 3 questions
Spelling Correction 1 question
Reading Comprehension 5 question
Cloze tests 5 questions

Quantitative Aptitude & General Awareness: Candidates should read have good mathematical problem solving skill and knowledge on history as well as current affairs to answer questions for this section. Major topics from which more often question will be asked for Tier-I SSC CHSL exam are given below. Aspirants can expect equal number of questions from all these topics.

Quantitative Aptitude Important Topics General Awareness Important Topics
  • Trignometry
  • Algebra
  • Geometry
  • Percentage
  • Data Interpretation
  • Discount
  • Profit & Loss
  • Number System
  • Mensuration
  • Statistical Charts
  • General Science
  • Geography
  • History
  • Economics
  • Polity
  • Current Affairs

SSC CHSL Tier-III Preparation Tips

Individuals qualifying in tier-II examination will be invited for the Tier-3 exam on merit basis. Data Entry test will be conducted for Data Entry Operator posts and Typing test for other posts. Candidates should satisfy the following standards to get qualified in Tier-3 exam.

  • Data Entry Test – 8000 key depressions per hour (try to do 2000 key depressions in 15 minutes).
  • Typing Test – try to type 35 words per minute incase of English and 30 words per minute incase of Hindi, without mistakes.

For tier-1, 2 and 3 exams of SSC CHSL, compensatory time will be given to some category disabled persons.

Best Books to Prepare for SSC CHSL Exam 2017

Candidates can buy and study the following books through online shopping portals, if you wish to crack in SSC CHSL exam 2017.

Recommended Books for SSC CHSL Exam 2017
Best Books:

  • Kiran’s SSC CHSL Guide Cum Practice Work Book
  • Disha Experts Ultimate Guide for SSC CHSL Exam with 101 Speed Tests

General Intelligence Books:

  • Analytical reasoning – M.K. Pandey
  • Verbal & Non-verbal reasoning – R.S. Aggarwal
  • Logical & Analytical Reasoning – A.K. Gupta
  • A New Approach to Reasoning verbal & non-verbal – B.S. Sijwali & Indu Sijwali

General Awareness Books:

  • Manorama Yearbook 2016
  • Lucent’s General Knowledge

Quantitative Aptitude Books:

  • Quantitative Aptitude – R.S. Aggarwal
  • Quiker Mathematics – M. Tyra
  • Elementary & Advanced Mathematics – Kiran Prakashan

English Language Books:

  • Objective English for Competitive Exams – Tata McGraw Hill
  • Competitive General English – Kiran Prakashan
  • Objective General English – S.P. Bakshi
  • Quick Learning Objective General English – R.S. Aggarwal & Vikas Aggarwal
  • General English Book – Arihant publications

Tier-II Exam Books:

  • Arihant Publication books of letter writing, precise writing and essay
  • Contemporary Essay – Tata Mc Grow Hills Publications
Reference Links
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Aspirants might have got enough information from above section regarding SSC CHSL Preparation Tips 2017. Keep in touch with our website to know more about upcoming CHSL exam.

Updated: 2017-08-05 — 2:24 pm

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