# SSC CHSLE 2013- Written Examination Scheme & Syllabus

The written examination will consist of one objective type paper as shown below: Click on image to enlarge

Date of Examination (Revised)10.11.2013 & 24.11.2013

The Paper will consist of Objective Type- Multiple choice questions only. The questions will be set both in English & Hindi for Part-I, III & IV.

There will be negative marking of 0.25 marks for each wrong answer. Candidates are, therefore, advised to keep this in mind while answering the questions.

Syllabus
General Intelligence
• Semantic Analogy
• Symbolic/Number Analogy
• Figural Analogy
• Semantic Classification
• Symbolic/Number Classification
• Figural Classification
• Semantic Series
• Number Series
• Figural Series
• Problem Solving
• Word Building
• Coding and de-coding
• Numerical operations
• Symbolic operations
• Trends
• Space Orientation
• Venn Diagrams
• Drawing inferences
• Punched hole/pattern-folding & unfolding
• Figural Pattern – folding and completion
• Embedded figures
• Critical Thinking
• Emotional Intelligence
• Social Intelligence
• Other sub-topics, if any
English Language
• Spot the Error
• Fill in the Blanks
• Synonyms/Homonyms
• Antonyms
• Spellings/Detecting Mis-spelt words
• Idioms & Phrases
• One word substitution
• Improvement of Sentences
• Active/Passive Voice of Verbs
• Conversion into Direct/Indirect narration
• Shuffling of Sentence parts
• Shuffling of Sentences in a passage
• Cloze Passage
• Comprehension Passage
Quantitative Aptitude:
Arithmetic
Number Systems:
• Computation of Whole Number
• Decimal and Fractions
• Relationship between numbers
Fundamental arithmetical operations:
• Percentages
• Ratio and Proportion
• Square roots
• Averages
• Interest (Simple and Compound)
• Profit and Loss
• Discount
• Mixture and Alligation
• Time and distance
• Time and work
Algebra:
• Basic algebraic identities of School Algebra (and their simple applications) e.g. Formulas for (a+b)2,(a-b)2, (a+b)3 (a-b)3 , a3-b3, a3+b3, a2-b2; if a+b+c=0, then a3+b3+c3=3 abc etc. and Elementary surds (simple problems)
• Graphs of Linear Equations.
Geometry:
Familiarity with elementary geometric figures and facts:
• Triangle and its various kinds of centres viz. Centroid, In-centre, Orthocenter, Circumcentre
• Congruence and similarity of triangles
• Circle and its chords, tangents, angles subtended by chords of a circle, common tangents to two or more circles.
Mensuration:
• Regular Polygons (sum of the internal angles of a polygon)
• Circle
• Right Prism
• Right Circular Cone
• Right Circular Cylinder
• Sphere, Hemispheres
• Rectangular Parallelepiped
• Regular Right Pyramid with triangular or square Base
Trigonometry:
Trigonometry (for acute angles 0 with 0≤0≤90):
• Trigonometric ratios
• Standard Identities like sin20 + Cos20=1 etc.
Complementary Angles, Heights and Distances (simple problems only)

Statistical Charts:
• Use of Tables and Graphs:
• Histogram
• Frequency polygon
• Bar-diagram
• Pie-chart
General Awareness:
Questions are designed to test the candidate‟s general awareness of the environment around him and its application to society. Questions are also designed to test knowledge of current events and of such matters of everyday observation and experience in their scientific aspect as may be expected of an educated person. The test will also include questions relating to India and its neighbouring countries especially pertaining to History, Culture Geography, Economic Scene, General policy and scientific research.
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