SSC CHSL (10+2) Descriptive Test Syllabus-Pattern 2015

Staff Selection Commission (SSC) will be going to conduct descriptive test under combined higher secondary exam 2015. The SSC 10+2 descriptive examination pattern as been provided below along with exam pattern to be followed for SSC CHSL exam which is scheduled to be conducted on 11th May, 2015. Students who have qualified in prelim exam and now preparing for descriptive test are advised to take a close look on examination syllabus and SSC CHSL (10+2) LDC / DEO exam pattern. The descriptive test lower division clerk and data entry operator will be same and question paper will be provided on no difference basis.

Latest Update 3, May, 2015:- SSC CHSL Descriptive Test Instructions have been issued to clear all doubts of the candidates who are going to attend this examination. Kindly check out the link mentioned below to see instructions for the candidates to attempt and solve questions in descriptive test.


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SSC CHSL Descriptive Test Syllabus-Pattern 2015

Examination Pattern:-

 Name of Subject  Max Marks
 (A) English Language (including Essay and Letter Writing)  50
 (B) General Intelligence and Reasoning  50
 (C) Quantitative Aptitude  50
 (D) General Awareness  50
 Grand Total  200
  1. The question paper will be divided in 4 parts.
  2. Each part carries max. 50 marks.
  3. There will be no objective type questions and all questions should be solved on answer sheet in the general descriptive way.
  4. The whole test will consists 200 max marks.
  5. The total time duration will be 2:00 Hrs. (120 Mins)

Descriptive Test Syllabus:

Ques:- What is Descriptive Test?

Ans:- Descriptive Test will consist of English Language Comprehension, Short Précis, Letter Writing & Essay). some topics which may be relevant for SSC Exam.

Topics Covered Under English Language:- Precis Writing, How to Write a Farewell Letter to Your Co-Workers, Job Interview Thank You Letters, Requesting a Letter of Recommendation, Writing a Resignation letter, Writing Invitation Letter, Writing Letter Of Appeal, Writing an Apology Letter, Complaint Letter, Business Letter Writing, basic and current events essay topics.

Topics Covered Under General Intelligence and Reasoning:- Semantic Analogy, Semantic Series, Number Series, Critical Thinking, Problem Solving, Emotional Intelligence, Word Building, Symbolic/Number Analogy, Space Orientation, Venn Diagrams, Symbolic/ Number Classification, Figure Classification, Coding and de-coding, Social Intelligence, Symbolic operations, Other sub-topics, if any Numerical operations. Focus will be on Comprehension type Reasoning like Syllogism and Seating Arrangements, Inequalities,

Topics Covered Under Quantitative Aptitude:- Data Interpretation, Permutation Combination & Probability, Sequence & Series, Quadratic Equations, Simplification, Number System, Ratio , Proportion Percentage & Averages, Profit & Loss , Work & Time, Time & Distance, Mixtures and Aligations, Simple Interest , Compound Interest , Surds , Indices, Mensuration- Cylinder Cone Sphere.

Topics Covered Under General Awareness:- Current Affairs and specially reference to happenings and latest events in India. and the topics are from Indian Economy, International Economy, UNO, Marketing, Awards & Honors Sports, Finance, Agriculture etc. Try to get more focus on current affairs of last 6 months, countries / currencies, Books & Their Authors.

Tips To Score Maximum in Descriptive Test:-

  1. Try to get more precise in your answers and don’t write anything irrelevant.
  2. Try to solve essay . letters first as they can take your max time. Then approach for other sections.
  3. If your English writing skills are not good, then leave this part and make good score in other sections.
  4. In numerical questions, don’t worry about wright answer. Just follow the steps correctly while solving and you will get some marks, no matter your answer is wright or wrong.
  5.  Don’t go for whole paper, just focus on what you have on your strong zone. Attempt those questions first where you sure about right answer and leave the rest of doubtful questions to save time.
Updated: August 11, 2015 — 12:26 pm


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  1. Suman Chandra Modak

    ssc chsl 2015 er descriptive paper er syllabus ta janle mail koreis operer mail id te

  2. sir, what are the chances of descriptive exam held in 2015-16?

    ssc will conduct the descriptive exam or not?

  3. satvir kumar singh

    there will be descriptive exam in2015 yes or not

  4. Ssc chsl(10+2) Descriptive paper er syllabus ta keu puro puri jene thakle pls niche dewa no. e ektu janao…plzzzzz


  5. descriptive paper main g.k part ki answer bengali language main de sakte hain………pls reply

    1. Ssc 10+2 exam er Descriptive paper ta to bengali te hoi na…

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  6. g***d f**d questions aathe hai

  7. descriptive me kaise questions aathe hai

  8. Sir, is descriptive test will be conducted after qualifying or not quakifying in chsl(combined higer secondary level) plse clear this my doubt ,

  9. Descriptive exam me kis trh ke questions aate h…pls tell me

  10. shail i think it will be.. 55 plus minus 5

  11. how much marks(approx) will be needed to qualify in descriptive exam of chsl 2014?

  12. how much marks (approx) will be needed to qualify in descriptive exam of chsl 2014?

  13. sir kya hum maths ke question ko trick se solve kar sakte hai

  14. Sir jaise ek part chod diya gk ka toh aisi prblm toh nhi hai hr part mai qualifie hona jruri hai

  15. Thanks ma”am for the frequent reply…

  16. descriptive info..just go and give.. 🙂

  17. Hello ma’m…..i solve my maths questions by short cuts……is the answer is more important or the solution ? …..and where do i study all these eng syllabus….pls refer a book as soon as possible…..and thanx for the syllabus…

  18. dear mam
    kya each part qualify karna hai
    or reasoning ko kaise hal karenge step by step kya usme ans he likhna hai…. thannks and regards sachin

  19. Dear Madm..

    please tell me
    kya each part qualifying karna hai….plzzzzzzz

  20. neha srivastava

    wat kind of descriptive can be asked in reasoning section..explain with an example…plzz

  21. mam plz tell me can i write answer of gk gs is only in english or both english and hindi plz reply mam….. and how to describe the ans of general intellingence reasoning

  22. mam plz tell me can i write answer of gk gs is only in english or both english and hindi plz reply mam…..

  23. can u please arrange some descriptive papers ma’am…plzzzz….it will be very helpful……….thank u

  24. vikrant mohan verma

    I’m not getting it how the general awareness can be descriptive ….please give some hints madame….

  25. MAM,is general awareness part objective or subjective in nature?
    also tell me how can I get good marks in mathematics? I know only shortcut in mathematics not step wise whole process.

  26. MAM,is general awareness part objective or subjective in nature?
    also tell me how can I get good marks in mathematics? I know only shortcut in mathematics not step wise whole process.

  27. Thank you so much ma”am for the important information… Ma”am is there any criterion of negative marking in descriptive exam??? And is this exam of qualifing in nature;if yes… What should be it.. Section wise qualifing or overall? Plzzz reply.. Thankssss.

    1. Dear Richa, I have examined notification regrading CHSL descriptive test. There’s no mentioned about negative marking on it. I believe there will be no negative marking and candidate who attempt maximum questions with accuracy has better chances to qualify. Yes, it is qualifying in nature based on overall cut off not section wise. Thanks a lot…

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  28. sir plese tell part wise kitny question aayengay.

    1. Rakesh there’s no official note regarding the number of question from each section. It could be same of different…

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