SSC (Staff Selection Commission)

The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) conducts the Combined Higher Secondary (10+2) Level examination for selection of candidates to the posts of Lower Division Clerk (LDC), Data Entry Operator (DEO), Court Clerks and Postal/Sorting Assistant in various Ministries/Departments/Organizations. Cosmos Book Hive had launched a set of 5 SSC CHSL question papers for practice in English. These Test Series are created as per the Exact Syllabus and Exam Pattern. These practice papers contain questions based on SSC CHSL previous year question papers.

This series contains 5 Mock question papers containing 100 questions comprising of 4 sections i.e., Quantitative Aptitude, Reasoning, English Language, General Awareness.

As per the SSC CHSL exam pattern, you will get 75 minutes to complete each test. You will be awarded 2 marks for each correct answer and 0.5 marks will be deducted for each incorrect answer. At the end of each test you wil be able to view your Percentile Ranks, Strong and Weak areas and get a Study Plan informing which chapters you need to study for maximum improvement.

This examination is conducted for recruitment to various subordinate services like

  • Assistants in Ministries/Departments, Attached and Subordinate office of the Govt. of India.
  • Inspectors of Central Excise & Customs.
  • Inspectors of Income Tax.
  • Preventive Officers in Customs.
  • Examiner in Customs.
  • Sub-Inspectors in Central Bureau of Narcotics & CBI.
  • Assistant Enforcement Officer in Directorate of Enforcement, Department of Revenue.
  • Divisional Accountant, Jr. Accountant, Auditor & UDCs in various offices of Govt. of India.
  • Auditor Offices under C&AG, CGDA ,CGA & others.
  • Accountant/ Junior Accountant.
  • Tax Assistant in CBDT and CBEC.
  • Compiler in Registrar General of India.

SSC Exam Pattern

Qualification required: Graduation | Age: 18-27 years
Post: Assistant Audit Officer, Assistants, Inspector (Central Excise), Inspector (Income Tax), Inspector (Preventive), Inspector (Examiner),Inspector of Posts, Divisional Accountant, Auditor, Accountant, UDCs, Tax Assistant etc.
Age: 30 years / 20-30 years | Post: Assistant Enforcement Officer / Sub-Inspector (CBI) | Pattern of Exam: Online Objective Exam

Paper -I

Management of Time for SSC Exame

Subjects Question Maximum Marks Total Time
General Intelligence & Reasoning 25 50 -
General Awareness 25 50 -
Numerical Aptitude 25 50 -
English Language 25 50 -
Total 100 200 75 minuts


Management of Time for SSC Exame

Subjects Question Maximum Marks Total marks Time
Paper- I: Numerical Aptitude 100 200 400(I+II) 120 minuts.
Reasoning 50 50 - 40 minuts.
Paper - II: English Language 200 200 - 120 minuts.
Paper - III: Statistics 100 200 600 (I+II+III) 120 minuts.
Paper - IV: General Studies (Finance & Economics) As per notification 200 600 (I+II+IV) 120 minuts.


Descriptive Paper in English/Hindi (writing of Essay/Precis/Letter / Application Writing etc.)
It is in Pen and Paper mode
Total Marks: 100 Time: 60 Min.


Computer Proficiency Test (CPT) for post of Assistant Section Officer in CSS only.
Data Entry Skill Test at Speed of 8000 key depression per hour for post of Tax Assistant