SSC CHSL Previous Year Exam Analysis and Important Takeaways for Upcoming SSC CHSL 2022 Exam

By Ashwini Shivhare|Updated : May 19th, 2022

SSC CHSL Previous Year Analysis: SSC CHSL exam is one of the most awaited exams which is conducted by the Staff Selection Commission (SSC). It is conducted for candidates who have passed the 12th standard. SSC CHSL 2022 is knocking on the door and will begin on 24 May 2022. To help you get ahead in the competition for SSC CHSL 2022 Exam, in this article we are sharing detailed SSC CHSL previous year exam analysis and expected topics.
This detailed SSC CHSL previous year analysis will help you to get a fair interpretation of the exam pattern which will eventually help you give the final touch to your preparation. Hence, we strongly advise you to read the article till the end to take maximum advantage of your upcoming CHSL 2022 Exam.

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SSC CHSL Exam Analysis 2022

SSC CHSL Tier 1 exam will commence on 24 May 2022. So, candidates must refer to SSC CHSL Previous Year Analysis to familiarize themselves with the exam pattern, marking scheme, types of questions asked etc. Here, we will provide you with the detailed and comprehensive SSC CHSL Tier 1 exam analysis 2022 along with the difficulty level of the exam, the number of good attempts, and expected cut off and SSC CHSL Questions asked for all the shifts. Stay tuned. 

SSC CHSL Previous Year Analysis and Expected Topics for SSC CHSL 2022

Before moving further take a look at the importance of the SSC CHSL previous year's exam analysis:


Understanding the Exam Pattern

We all have heard this phrase that history repeats itself & so does the SSC. So, SSC CHSL previous year question paper analysis is very important to understand the exam pattern. Going through the SSC CHSL previous year papers gives an idea regarding the preparation one has to do in order to crack the examination.

Get an Idea of the Difficulty Level

Before going to sit in the SSC CHSL 2022 Exam, you must know about the difficulty level of the questions generally asked in the exam. To know this, previous year papers are the best source. This will give you a comprehensive idea of the difficulty level of questions asked in the previous SSC CHSL Exam.

Differentiate between Important & Non-Important Topics

SSC CHSL syllabus is very vast. You can't cover the whole syllabus in less time. To deal with this deep analysis of the previous year paper is very important. Simply, by going through the previous year papers you can understand the important areas/ topics on which you should focus more.

Boosts Your Confidence

Apart from these important features of SSC CHSL previous year paper analysis, this will also boost up your preparation as well as your confidence level.

Read the SSC CHSL Detailed Analysis of shifts conducted in April 2021:

SSC CHSL 2021 Exam Analysis 12 April (Shift 1)

SSC CHSL 2021 Exam Analysis 12 April (Shift 2)

SSC CHSL 2021 Exam Analysis 12 April (Shift 3)

Questions Asked In SSC CHSL 12 April 2021 Exam (Shift 1, 2 and 3)

SSC CHSL 2021 Exam Analysis 13 April (Shift 1)

SSC CHSL 2021 Exam Analysis 13 April (Shift 2)

Questions Asked on 13 April 2021 Exam (All Shifts)

SSC CHSL 2021 Exam Analysis 13 April (Shift 3)

SSC CHSL 2021 Exam Analysis 15 April (Shift 1)

SSC CHSL 2021 Exam Analysis 15 April (Shift 2)

SSC CHSL 2021 Exam Analysis 15 April (Shift 3)

Questions Asked on 15 April 2021 Exam (All Shifts)

SSC CHSL 2021 Exam Analysis 16 April (Shift 1)

SSC CHSL 2021 Exam Analysis 16 April (Shift 2)

SSC CHSL 2021 Exam Analysis 16 April (Shift 3)

Questions Asked on 16 April 2021 (All Shifts)

Now let's check the subject-wise SSC CHSL Previous Year Paper Analysis and expected topics for the upcoming SSC CHSL 2022 Exam:

SSC CHSL Previous Year Analysis: General Awareness

After analysing the SSC CHSL previous year paper we can divide the sections according to their weightage which are:


General Science

General Science holds the maximum weightage in the General Awareness section. In general science, questions are mainly asked from Biology, Physics, Chemistry, environmental science, etc. On average 6-8 questions are asked from this topic.

Static GK

This section also holds equal importance to general science in terms of weightage. 6-7 questions are generally asked from static gk which covers topics like Indian Politics, History, Culture, Economy, Geography, etc.

Current Affairs

In the recent exams, we have seen an increment in the number of current affairs questions asked in SSC Exams. According to the recent trends, SSC is asking very recent current affairs to the previous 6-8 months' current affairs questions. Current Affairs questions are generally asked from awards, sports, appointments, government schemes, etc.


This section covers around 10% of the General Awareness Section and questions are asked from topics like science and technology, national and international organizations, computer knowledge, authors, important days, etc.

Here is a list of the most expected General Awareness topics for the upcoming SSC CHSL 2022 Exam:

General Awareness Expected Topics
General ScienceStatic GKCurrent AffairsMiscellaneous
Important Inventions and their inventorFamous TemplesNational & International EventsImportant Books and their writers
Important and Interesting facts about human body partsArt & CultureAwardsFirst sports achievement for India and the world like first Olympic, first Asian Game, etc.
Nutrition in Animals and PlantsIndia’s Freedom Movement and their leadersSports Events & AwardsImportant Days
Diseases and their causes like BacteriaFacts about Harappa CivilizationOlympicsCurrency
Viruses and ProtozoaIndia and its neighbouring countriesGovernment SchemesCapital
Human Brain & Heart: FunctionsInstitutions and their importance like RBI, SEBI, etcMilitary ExercisesImportant Inventions
Chemical Properties of Substance and their uses Important Amendments & Articles of the Indian Constitution-
SI unitsFundamental Rights
Chemical Name of Important substances like Plaster of Paris, etc.Emergency Provisions
Chemical Change and Physical ChangeFacts about parliament
Properties of GasesGovernor and his functions
Topics like Sound, Light, Energy, Electricity, MagnetismLok Sabha & Rajya Sabha Seats
Gravitation Important Dynasties
Acid & BasesFive Year Plan and its importance
Human EyeEconomy Terminologies like National Income, GDP, Fiscal Deficit and many more -

SSC CHSL Previous Year Analysis: Quantitative Aptitude

The mathematics section demands a lot of effort and practice from the aspirants. Here is the in-depth analysis for Quantitative Aptitude which will help you to understand the important topics for the upcoming SSC CHSL 2022 Exam:


Arithmetic Maths

  • Percentage: This topic is the base of arithmetic. 1-2 questions are always asked from this topic. Also, you must work on this chapter thoroughly as concepts will help you to solve other topics questions like profit & loss, etc.
  • Time, Speed, and Distance: Formula-based questions are generally asked from this topic. Problems on Boats & Streams and Trains are an integral part of this chapter.
  • Profit and Loss: 1-2 questions are generally asked from this topic every year. Questions are generally formula and concept based.
  • SI & CI: 1 or 2 questions come from this topic every year based on the theory of interest. Learn the formulae of both Simple Interest and Compound Interest.
  • Time and Work: Similarly, basic concept based 1-2 questions come from this topic every year. Pipes & Cistern and Work & Efficiency questions come under this topic.
  • Mixture & Alligation: Questions from this topic are mostly asked in conjunction with basic concepts of Ratio and Proportion.
  • DI (Data Interpretation): The concept of Ratio & Proportion and Percentages are used in the Data Interpretation questions which come in the form of Bar Graphs, Pie Charts, Tables, etc. In the recent exams, Tabular form DI questions are frequently asked.

Advance Maths

  • Algebra: This is the most important topic in Advance maths. 2-3 questions are generally asked from this topic. Some questions are asked from algebraic identities, linear equations, etc.
  • Geometry: Geometry is one of the most important chapters as it covers a major portion of the Quantitative Aptitude section in the SSC CHSL Exam. Learn all the important theorems and solve a lot of questions about the properties of triangles, circles, chords and tangents, etc.
  • Mensuration 2-D & 3-D: 1 question is usually asked from the shaded area topic. Learn all the formulas of the square, rectangle, cone, cylinder, etc as questions are generally formula-based.
  • Trigonometry: The best way to learn this topic is by mugging up all the Trigonometric Identities and formulas to solve the questions.

Most Expected Quants Topics for SSC CHSL 2022 Exam

The table given below enlists the most expected quant topics that have high chances of being asked in the SSC CHSL 2022 exam

Quants Expected Topics for SSC CHSL Exam
Percentage Questions Based on Algebraic IdentitiesTime & Work
Ratio & ProportionSpeed, time & distanceGeometry: Triangles & Circles
Data InterpretationQuestions on the shaded areaMensuration
Mixture & AlligationAverageTrigonometry
Pipes & CisternSI & CI Questions Profit & Loss
Height & DistanceMensuration 2-DMensuration 3-D

SSC CHSL Previous Year Analysis: Reasoning

Practice is the key to score better in this section. The below snippet highlights the important topics of the reasoning section:


Here is the list of most important and expected topics for the upcoming SSC CHSL 2022 Exam:

Expected Topics for SSC CHSL Exam: Reasoning
Configuration, fitting pieces, odd pieces, etc.Number SeriesSyllogism
ClassificationMissing LettersVenn Diagram
Embedded FigureMathematical OperationsClock
Seating arrangement (Linear and Circular)Figure CuttingCalendar
Water ImageAnalogy (both word-based and numerical)Dice- Open and close
RankingBlood relationsSequence of figures
Distance & DirectionMirror Image-
Odd pair (both word-based and numerical)Assumption & Conclusion-

SSC CHSL Previous Year Analysis: English Language & Comprehension

English is not something you can expect to master in a day. But from an exam point of view, if you spend time consistently, you can perform well in it in relatively less time as compared to the Quantitative Aptitude and Reasoning sections. This section acquires more importance because it is the only section which can be attempted and at the same time, decent marks can be scored in this section if prepared well. Important topics in the English section are highlighted below:


Here are the expected topics for SSC CHSL 2022 Exam:

Expected Topics for SSC CHSL Exam: English Language & Comprehension

Synonyms & Antonyms

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Spelling Test

Cloze Test

Idioms and Phrases

One-word substitution

Sentence Improvement

Sentence correction/ Spotting the error

Active/ Passive & Direct/ Indirect Speech

Jumbled Sentence

Cloze Test on Current Topics

Reading Comprehension

We hope this article will help you a lot with your upcoming SSC CHSL 2022 Exam. Please share your thoughts with us in the comments section.


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  • We have provided SSC CHSL 2022 Exam Analysis in this article you can refer from there.

  • SSC CHSL 2022 exam is scheduled from 24th May 2022 to 10th June 2022.

  • There are 4 sections in the SSC CHSL 2022 Tier 1 Exam - English Comprehension, Quantitative Aptitude, Reasoning, General Awareness.

  • You can prepare the last 6-8 months of the current affairs for GK section.

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