SSC CHSL Quantitative Aptitude 2020: Preparation Tips & Strategy

SSC CHSL Quantitative Aptitude: SSC CHSL Exam 2019-20 for the remaining candidate is scheduled to conduct from 12-Oct-2020 to 16-Oct-2020, 19-Oct-2020 to 21-Oct-2020 and 26-Oct2020. SSC CHSL Tier-1 Exam of 2019-20 was postponed due to Covid-19. You have only a few days left to brush up your preparation.

SSC CHSL Quantitative Aptitude is a very important section of the exam, it is structured to test the candidate’s understanding of the numerical sense and use of numbers. The level of complexity of SSC CHSL Quantitative Aptitude will be until grade 10. Prepare basics from 9th and 10th NCERT books, but do prepare from Advance Mathematics books as well.

SSC CHSL Exam Pattern Tier-1:

Before going ahead just have a brief idea about the SSC CHSL Tier 1 pattern. It is an objective type paper. You will get 60 minutes for solving 100 questions. Total Number of Questions section-wise and Maximum Marks in the SSC CHSL Tier 1 Exam mentioned below:

Subject No of Questions Maximum Marks Duration
General Intelligence 25 50  


60 minutes

English Language 25 50
Quantitative Aptitude 25 50
General Awareness 25 50


How to Prepare SSC CHSL Quantitative Aptitude:

In SSC CHSL Exam Quantitative Aptitude Section has become a bit challenging as there are only 60 minutes and you have a total of 100 questions to solve. You have to make sure that you give enough time to this section. You should choose the right strategy to attempt the exam. This is possible only when you practice more Mock Test. The Quantitative section has 25 questions, try to give at least 20-25 min to this section.

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SSC CHSL Quantitative Aptitude Important Topics:

Here is some important topics of SSC CHSL Quantitative Aptitude section along with weightage marks in the SSC CHSL exam.

Topic Weightage in the exam
Data Interpretation 7 marks
Percentage/ Profit, Loss & Discount 7 marks
Mensuration 6 marks
Algebra 5 marks
Trigonometry 5 marks
Number System 4 marks
Ratio proportion/ Allegation/ Average 3 marks
Geometry 4 marks
Time & Distance 3 marks
Boat & Stream 1 mark
Problems on Train 1 mark
Average 1 Mark
Simple and compound interest 2 mark

*Note – The above weightage is as per previous year analysis and not fixed.

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SSC CHSL Quantitative Aptitude Preparation Strategy:

SSC CHSL Quantitative Aptitude section preparation requires practice to gain 100% in the exam. If you consistently practice in this section it will definitely help you get section in the CHSL exam. Few things you need to keep in mind while preparing for the Quantitative section mentioned below:

  • Learn the formulas of every topic.
  • Revise table up to 30, Squares up to 50, cubes up to 20.
  • Practice for fast calculation will help you save time in the exam.
  • First, brush up your basic concept of all the topics.
  • Practice the Questions Topic wise.
  • Attempt SSC CHSL Mock Test on a regular basis.
  • Find your weak and strong areas.
  • Analyze your performance.
  • Keep eye on timing while solving questions because timing is very important in the exam.
  • Do not waste much time on the one question.
  • Choose the right question to attempt first, this will only be possible through daily Mock Practice.

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SSC CHSL Quantitative Aptitude Books:

Here we are sharing some books for Quantitative Aptitude. Do not go for all books to

  • SSC Mathematics by Rakesh Yadav
  • Quantitative Aptitude by S. Aggarwal
  • Magical Book on Quicker Maths by Tyra
  • Fast Track Objective Arithmetic by Rajesh Verma

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Q. Is there a sectional Cut- off in the SSC CHSL exam?

Ans. No, there is no sectional cut-off in the CHSL exam.

Q. What is the date of the SSC CHSL exam 2019-20?

Ans. SSC CHSL exam for remaining candidates is conducted from 12-Oct-2020 to 16-Oct-2020, 19-Oct-2020 to 21-Oct-2020, and 26-Oct-2020.

Q. What is the total duration of the CHSL Exam?

Ans. The total duration of the SSC CHSL exam is 60 minutes.

Q. Is there Section-wise timing in SSC CHSL Exam?

Ans. No, there is no sectional timing in the CHSL exam.

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