Shankar Banking Academy: Best SSC CGL Coaching Classes in Chennai

Name of the Recruiting Body : SSC CHSL

Type of Services : DEO / Postal Assistant / LDC and Sorting Assistant

Educational Qualification :

  • For LDC/JSA, PA/SA, DEO (except DEOs in C&AG) :
    • The candidates must have passed 12th Standard or equivalent examination from a recognized Board or University.
  • For Data Entry Operator (DEO) in the Office of Comptroller and Auditor General of India (C&AG) :
    • 12th Standard pass in Science stream with Mathematics as a subject from a recognized Board or equivalent.

Scale of Pay :

SSC CHSL Posts & Pay Scale :

Junior Secretariat Assistant (JSA) 19,900-63,200
Lower Divisional Clerk (LDC) 19,900-63,200
Sorting Assistant (SA) 25,500-81,100
Postal Assistant (PA) 25,500-81,100
DEO (Grade A) 25,500-81,100
Data Entry Operator (DEO) 25,500-81,100

SSC CHSL Salary after 7th pay commission :

SSC has modified the SSC CHSL Salary Structure for all the Posts after the 7th Pay Commission. SSC CHSL Salary structure after the implementation of the 7th Pay Commission in 2017 is given below :

Post Basic Pay HRA TA Gross Salary In Hand City
DEO 25500 6120 3600 35220 31045 X
25500 4080 1800 31380 27205 Y
25500 2040 1800 29340 25165 Z
LDC 19900 4776 1350 26026 22411 X
Court Clerk 19900 3184 900 23984 20369 X
PA/SA 19900 1592 900 22392 18777 X

Eligibility Conditions :

  • Age limit for the posts is 18-27 years as on 01-08-2019 (i.e. Candidates born not before 02-08-1992 and not later than 01-08-2001).

File No. 01/02/2020- C-II (part)

Staff Selection Commission


In view of the prevailing COVID-19 pandemic situation, the Staff Selection Commission has decided to re-schedule its pending examinations. The revised tentative schedules of the examinations will be as per the details given below:

S. No Name of the examination Revised schedule
1. Combined Higher Secondary (10+2) Level Examination (Tier-I), 2019 - For left-over candidates. 12.10.2020 to 16.10.2020, 19.10.2020 to 21.10.2020 and 26.10.2020
2. Junior Engineer (Civil, Mechanical, Electrical and Quantity Surveying and Contracts) Examination (Paper-I), 2019 27.10.2020 to 30.10.2020
3. Combined Graduate Level Examination (Tier-II), 2019 02.11.2020 to 05.11.2020
4. Examination for Selection Posts (Phase-VIII) 2020 06.11.2020, 09.11.2020 and 10.11.2020
5. Stenographer Grade 'C' & 'D' Examination, 2019 16.11.2020 to 18.11.2020
6. Junior Hindi Translator, Junior Translator, Senior Hindi Translator and Hindi Pradhyapak Examination (Paper-I), 2020 19.11.2020
7. Sub-Inspectors in Delhi Police and CAPFs Examination (Paper-l),2020 23.11.2020 to 26.11.2020
8. Constable (Executive) in Delhi Police Examination, 2020 27.11.2020; 30.11.2020, 1.12.2020 to 3.12.2020, 7.12.2020 to 11.12.2020 and 14.12.2020.

Events Dates
SSC CHSL 2020 Notification Date 03rd of December 2019
Online Form submission Start 03rd of December 2019
Last Date to Apply Online for SSC CHSL 2019-20 10th of January 2020
Last date for generation of offline Challan 14th January 2020 (Extended)
Last date for payment through Challan (during working hours of Bank) 16th January 2020 (Extended)
SSC CHSL 2020 Tier 1 Exam Dates (for Leftover candidates) 12th to 16th, 19th to 21st and 26th October 2020
SSC CHSL 2020 Tier-1 Answer Key Date To be notified later
SSC CHSL 2020 Tier 1 Result Date To be notified later
SSC CHSL 2020 Tier 2 Exam Date To be notified later
SSC CHSL 2020 Tier 2 Result Date To be notified later
SSC CHSL 2020 Tier 3 Exam Dates To be notified later
SSC CHSL 2020 Final Result Date To be notified later


  • The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) start conducting the Combined Higher Secondary Level (CHSL) in three levels for various posts.
    Tier Type Mode
    Tier – I Objective Multiple Choice Computer Based (online)
    Tier – II Descriptive Paper in English/Hindi Pen and Paper mode
    Tier – III Skill Test/Computer Proficiency Test Wherever Applicable
  • Before beginning the SSC CHSL preparation, it is important to make note of changes in exam pattern and syllabus. The modifications to SSC CHSL Exam Pattern 2018 are given below :
    • SSC CHSL 2018 Tier 1 will be conducted in online mode.
    • Introduction of a descriptive paper of 100 marks within 60 minutes in pen and paper mode.
    • Reduction in time limit for examination of Tier -I from 75 minutes to 60 minutes.
    • Tier III will remain same.
    • No Sectional Cut off.

SSC CHSL Tier-I Exam Pattern :

  • The Tier-I online Examination will consist of objective Type multiple choice questions only. There are 4 sections in the Tier 1 exam of SSC CHSL 2018, with 100 questions which account for a total of 200 marks.
  • The subject-wise details are given below :
    Section Subject No. of Questions Max Marks Exam Duration
    1 General Intelligence 25 50 60 minutes
    2 General Awareness 25 50
    3 Quantitative Aptitude (Basic Arithmetic Skill) 25 50
    4 English Language (Basic Knowledge) 25 50
    Total 100 200

Important Points :

  • The questions will be set both in English & Hindi except for English section.
  • There will be negative marking of 0.50 marks for each wrong answer.
  • Marks scored by candidates in Tier-I will be normalized and the normalized scores will be used to determine final merit and cut-off marks.
  • The exam duration is 80 minutes for candidates who are visually handicapped.

SSC CHSL Tier-II Exam Pattern :

  • This is a descriptive exam that is designed to test the written skills of the candidates in English/Hindi. The Paper would comprise writing of an Essay of 200-250 words and Letter/Application writing of approximately 150-200 words. The performance in Tier II would be included for preparing merit.
  • Important Points :
    • The exam is of 60 minutes duration and carries 100 marks.
    • The exam duration is 80 minutes for candidates who are visually handicapped or suffer from cerebral palsy.
    • The Paper would comprise writing of an Essay of 200-250 words.
    • The Paper would comprise writing of Letter/Application writing of approximately 150-200 words.
    • The minimum qualifying marks in Tier-II would be 33 per cent.
    • The performance in Tier II would be included for preparing merit.
    • The paper will have to be written either in Hindi or in English.
    • Part paper written in Hindi and Part in English will not be evaluated.

SSC CHSL Tier-III Exam Pattern :

The Tier 3 of SSC CGL Exam 2018 comprises of a skill test or typing test according to the post you applied for and is qualifying in nature. Here are the details :

  • Skill Test for Data Entry Operator (DEO) :
    • Skill Test is mandatory for Data Entry Operators. No candidate is exempted from appearing in the Skill Test.
    • Data Entry Speed of 8,000 (eight thousand) Key Depressions per hour on Computer.
    • The Speed of “8000 key depressions per hour on computer" will be adjudged on the basis of the correct entry of words/key depressions as per the given passage.
    • The duration of the Test will be 15 (Fifteen) minutes.
    • Printed matter in English containing about 2000-2200 key-depressions would be given to each candidate who would enter the same in the Computer.
    • For the post of DEO in the Office of the Comptroller and Auditor General of India (C&AG): The "speed of 15000 key depressions per hour on Computer" will be adjudged on the basis of the correct entry of words/key depressions.
  • Typing Test for Postal Assistant/Sorting Assistant LDCs and Court Clerks :
    • Typing Test will be conducted in English or Hindi and candidates while applying for the Examination, will have to indicate his/her choice/option for Skill Test Medium in the Application Form.
    • Typing Test will be of qualifying in nature.
    • It will be administered on the Computer, to be provided by the Commission or any agency authorized by the Commission.
    • Candidates opting for English medium should have typing speed of 35 words per minute.
    • Candidates opting for Hindi medium should have typing speed of 30 words per minute.
    • The speed will be adjudged on the accuracy of typing on the Computer of a given text passage in 10 minutes.
    • Visually Handicapped candidates (with 40% disability and above) will be allowed 30 minutes.

SSC CHSL Syllabus 2018-19

  • SSC CHSL 2018-19 Tier-I Syllabus :
    • Here is the topic wise distribution of section wise syllabus for SSC CHSL 2018-19 :
    General Intelligence and Reasoning
    • Logical Reasoning
    • Alphanumeric Series
    • Ranking/Direction/Alphabet Test
    • Data Sufficiency
    • Coded Inequalities
    • Seating Arrangement
    • Puzzle
    • Tabulation
    • Syllogism
    • Blood Relations
    • Input Output
    • Coding Decoding
    Quantitative Ability
    • Simplification
    • Profit & Loss
    • Mixtures & Allegations
    • Simple Interest & Compound Interest & Surds & Indices
    • Work & Time
    • Time & Distance
    • Mensuration – Cylinder, Cone, Sphere
    • Data Interpretation
    • Ratio & Proportion, Percentage
    • Number Systems
    • Sequence & Series
    • Permutation, Combination &Probability
    English Language
    • Reading Comprehension
    • Cloze Test
    • Para jumbles
    • Miscellaneous
    • Fill in the blanks
    • Multiple Meaning/Error Spotting
    • Paragraph Completion
    • One Word Substitution
    • Active/Passive Voice
    General Awareness
    • History
    • Culture
    • Geography
    • Economic Scene
    • General Policy
    • Scientific Research
    • Awards and Honors
    • Books and Authors
  • Now lets take a look at each section and what are the important topics including it :

SSC CHSL 2018 General Intelligence Syllabus :

  • It would include questions of both verbal and non-verbal type. The test will include questions on Semantic Analogy, Symbolic operations, Symbolic/Number Analogy, Figural Analogy, Space Orientation ,Semantic Classification, Venn Diagrams, Symbolic/Number Classification, Figural Classification, Punched hole/pattern-folding & unfolding ,Semantic Series, Figural Pattern – folding and completion, Number Series, Embedded figures, Figural Series, Critical Thinking, Problem Solving, Word Building, Coding and de-coding and Other sub-topics, if any numerical operations.
  • For your convenience, we are providing the exact number of questions asked from General intelligence in Previous Year SSC CHSL Tier-I 2017 Exam.
    S. No. Topics No. of Questions Level
    1. Analogy 3-4 easy
    2. Odd One Out 2-3 easy
    3. Series 3 easy-moderate
    4. Statement & Conclusions 1 easy
    5. Directions 1 easy
    6. Sequence (Acc. to Dictionary) 1 easy
    7. Coding-Decoding 3-4 easy
    8. Mathematical Operations 2 easy
    9. Matrix 1 easy
    10. Blood Relation 1 easy
    11. Mirror Image 1 easy
    12. Venn Diagram & Syllogism 2 easy
    13. Paper Folding Image 1 easy
    Total 25 easy

SSC CHSL 2018 English Language Syllabus :

  • English language in SSC CHSL includes 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.
  • Go through the below table accurately summing up the number of questions from the central topics in previous year SSC CHSL Tier-I 2017 Exam.
    S. No. Topics No. of Questions Level
    1. Fill in the Blanks 2-3 Easy-Moderate
    2. Sentence Improvement 2-3 Easy-Moderate
    3. Error Detection 3 Moderate
    4. Sentence Rearrangement 2-3 Moderate
    5. Idioms and Phrases 3 easy
    6. Synonyms 2 easy
    7. Antonyms 2 easy
    8. Active Passive 3 easy
    9. Direct Indirect 1 easy
    10. Phrase Substitution 0 -
    11. Spelling Correction 2 easy
    12. Cloze Test Passage 5 easy-moderate
    Total 25 Easy-Moderate

SSC CHSL 2018 Quantitative Aptitude Syllabus :

  • 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, Partnership Business, Mixture and Allegation, Time and distance, Time and work.
  • Algebra : Basic algebraic identities of Algebra and Elementary surds (simple problems) and Graphs of Linear Equations.
  • Geometry : Familiarity with elementary geometric figures and facts: Triangle and its various kinds of centres, 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 : Triangle, Quadrilaterals, Regular Polygons, Circle, Right Prism, Right Circular Cone, Right Circular Cylinder, Sphere, Hemispheres, Rectangular Parallelepiped, Regular Right Pyramid with triangular or square Base.
  • Trigonometry: Trigonometric ratios, Complementary angles, Height and distances (simple problems only) Standard Identities like sin 2 + Cos 2 =1 etc.
  • Statistical Charts: Use of Tables and Graphs: Histogram, Frequency polygon, Bar- diagram, Pie-chart.
  • We are providing exact number of questions asked from respective topics in Previous Year SSC CHSL Tier-I 2017 Exam.
    S. No. Topics No. of Questions Level
    1. Ratio 1 easy
    2. Average 2 easy-moderate
    3. Number System 1-2 easy
    4. Simplification 2 easy
    5. Time & Work 0 -
    6. Speed & Distance 1 easy
    7. S.I. 1 easy-moderate
    8. Profit & Loss 1 easy
    9. Co-ordinate Geometry 1 easy
    10. Geometry 2 easy-moderate
    11. Mensuration 2 easy
    12. Trigonometry 2 easy
    13. DI 5 easy-moderate
    Total Questions 25 moderate

SSC CHSL 2018 General Awareness Syllabus :

  • 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 neighboring countries especially pertaining to History, Culture, Geography, Economic Scene, General policy and scientific research.
  • We have provided number of questions from the relevant topics in previous year exam of SSC CHSL 2017 Tier-I 2017 Exam.
    S. No. Topics No. of Questions
    1. History 1
    2. Polity 4
    3. Geography 1
    4. Economics 2-3
    5. Static Awareness 1
    6. Biology 1-2
    7. Chemistry 2-3
    8. Physics 2-3
    9. Computer 1
    10. Current Affairs 4-5
    Total Questions 25

SSC CHSL 2018-19 Tier-II Syllabus :

  • As mentioned above, this paper requires candidates to write an essay and Letter/Application that tests the writing skills of the candidates. The essay topics will be related to National Interest, Finance & Economy, Ecological Issues, Social Issues, Politics, Schemes & Governance, Technology, Sports, Geopolitics, Environmental Concerns etc. While, the type of letter/application asked will be Complaint, Suggestion, Application, Official Appreciation, Follow up or Feedback etc.

SSC CHSL 2018-19 Tier-III Syllabus :

  • Tier-III of SSC CHSL 2018 will be a Skill/Typing Test which would be of a qualifying nature. The final merit of the selected candidates will be based on the basis of total score obtained in Tier-I and Tier-II.
  • Skill test for Data Entry Operator : In this test, a candidate must have data entry speed of 8,000 (eight thousand) Key Depressions per hour. Duration of the Test will be 15 minutes and English document having about 2000-2200 strokes/key-depressions would be given to type.

SSC CHSL Result 2018 :

  • SSC CHSL 2017 Tier-II Exam was conducted on 15th July 2018. The result is yet to be announced by the SSC.

SSC CHSL 2018-19 Tier-1 Cut-Off :

SSC CHSL 2018-19 Tier I Cut Off Marks: Post-Wise :

Category/Posts DEO (Other than C&AG) DEO in C&AG LDC/JSA and PA/SA
UR 181.47 165.93 135.60
SC 145.52 110.09
ST 136.74 99.09
OBC 178.45 161.72 133.74
EWS 163.75 127.25
ESM 117.13 56.11
OH 129.42 102.75
HH 98.86 58.43
VH 84.87
Other PWD 50.00


  • Total Classes - 62
  • Total Duration - 124 hours.
  • Total Mock Test - 40 sets (Both Online & Offline)
  • Total Course Duration - 3 months
  • Total Discussion Class - 5
    S. No. Batch Duration
    1. Regular Batch (Monday – Friday) 3 months
    7.00 a.m. to 9.00 a.m
    10.00 a.m. to 12.00 p.m.
    6.00 p.m. to 8.00 p.m.
    2. Weekend Batch (Sunday Only) 4 months 10.00 a.m. to 2.00 p.m.


  • Interview Class for Banking :
    • In 3 days intensive classroom training programme by banking specialist.
    • Mock Interview conducted by senior PSO Bankers/ Government officials.
    • Banking & Current Affairs recap.


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Door No 18, Old Plot No 109, New Plot No 259, AL Block, 4th Avenue, Shanthi Colony, Anna Nagar, Chennai ‐ 600040.

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Shankar Banking Academy: Best SSC CGL Coaching Classes in Chennai

SSC CGL Coaching Classes in Chennai

If you are looking for the best SSC CGL coaching classes in Chennai, the Shankar institute should be your choice. This institution offers comprehensive training on SSC Course, and the faculty comprises of field experts, ex-central government officials, and UPSC faculties. You will get 260+ study materials to prepare for the exams. Students can also practice for the exams at home. Classroom coaching will be held at a speed of 90 minutes a day, and you will receive six levels of practice for SSC and Railway examinations.

Many SSC CGL coaching classes in Chennai will offer unlimited doubt clearing, which is a great benefit for students. The classes also arrange separate doubt sessions, seminars, and lectures to help students study and clear the exams. Some of these institutions also offer online courses to help candidates. In Chennai, many top educational institutes have their branch offices, so you can find a great choice of SSC CGL Coaching Classes.

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How to Choose the Best SSC Training Institute in Chennai?

The banking industry is one of the major contributors to the growth of Indian Economy. More bank branches are being opened in every part of the country, which translates to more employment options for aspirants. Lakhs of fresh graduates appear for competitive exams that will help them secure a Government and public sector jobs. The Staff Selection Commission, Combined Graduate Level (SSC CGL) exam is the biggest selection exam for Government Jobs in India. Students from various states in India appear for the SSC exam. Candidates in Chennai appearing for the exam will benefit by enrolling for SSC CGL Coaching Classes in Chennai with Shankar Banking Academy.

Banking and SSC Exams – similarities and differences

The SSC and banking exams record the highest number of aspirants owing to the similarities between the two exams. The syllabi for the SSC and banking exams are very similar. However, there are differences in subjects and topics for both the exams. The reasoning part of the banking exam is more difficult compared to the SSC exam. The quantitative aptitude section is very similar for both the exams. Banking exams give more importance to the computer aptitude concepts than the SSC exams. When it comes to current affairs topics, the bank exam focusses more on Finance and Economy, while the SSC exam gives more importance to static General knowledge.

The level of English is similar to both exams. The format of the bank and SSC exams is similar, but the duration and number of questions varies.

SSC CGL Exam Information

The SSC CGL exam is conducted by the Staff Selection Commission (SSC) once a year. The SSC CGL is conducted in 4 stages/tiers, first two tiers of the CGL exam are conducted online and the next two are conducted in offline mode. The eligibility criteria for the SSC CGL varies as per the post applied. The basic eligibility criteria are:

  • • The candidate must be a citizen of India
  • • The candidate should be between 18-30 years in age
  • • The candidate must complete bachelor’s degree from a recognized university or institute

Tier I is a computer based exam that consists of multiple choice questions for 200 marks. Tier II is also a computer-based exam divided into 4 papers each with 100 questions for 200 marks. Tier III is a descriptive pen-paper based exam. Tier IV could be a compute proficiency or document verification or a skill-based test.

Choosing the Best SSC CGL Training Institute in Chennai

Aspirants in Chennai for the SSC CGL exam need to choose the right SSC CGL Exam Coaching centre in Chennai. The following points must be borne in mind while choosing the SSC CGL Coaching Classes in Chennai:

Comprehensive coverage of topics: the sections in the SSC CGL exams are quantitative ability, reasoning ability, English language, computers, current affairs, and banking. The study material provided by SSC CGL coaching classes in Chennai must cover all these topics. The current affairs topics must be regularly updated in the coaching classes.

Live and Interactive sessions: the SSC CGL coaching center must provide live and interactive sessions that are delivered by experienced faculty. Live and interactive sessions enable easy and quick clarification of topic-related doubts.

Personalized coaching: SSC coaching classes must provide personalized coaching to students. Individualized attention to each student’s learning needs streamlines exam preparation.

Online coaching: the coaching center must provide online class facility based on latest exam pattern and syllabus. Students must be given the option of taking online or offline classes as required.

Shankar Banking Academy is a leading SSC Coaching Center with several branches in Chennai. The SSC Coaching Center in Anna Nagar, Chennai provides top notch coaching for exam aspirants. Exhaustive study material, mock and speed tests on weekends, lab facility, and best and experienced are some of the features provided by the SSC CGL training center in Anna nagar. Shankar Banking academy’s SSC CGL Tier I Coaching centre in Chennai also provides crash course for Tier I exam. Free SSC CGL Tier II coaching is provided in our SSC Training center in Anna Nagar.

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