What are the Important Maths Topics for SSC CHSL 2018-19 Tier 1?

By | May 29, 2019

What are the Important Maths Topics for SSC CHSL 2018-19 Tier 1?

Many candidates consider the subject of Quantitative Aptitude as a matter of tough subject. But we believe that the same Quantitative Aptitude subject is the easiest subject, once it is properly understood by the student. By giving importance to the concepts rather on solving the questions, you can easily help you to score good marks in this section.

Now you have an ample amount of time to prepare for SSC CHSL exam 2019 as official dates for the exam has not been announced yet. But still, you can check out the official Maths syllabus below in order to excel in the SSC CHSL exam.

SSC CHSL Quantitative Aptitude Syllabus

The Quantitative Aptitude section of SSC CHSL tests the candidate’s knowledge of calculation. You need to attempts as many questions in this section with accuracy and within the time frame. This will surely help you to achieve success in SSC CHSL exam.

The Quantitative Aptitude of SSC CHSL Syllabus have questions relating to 10th-grade level.  Let’s now consider the complete syllabus of the Quantitative Aptitude section.


Cover topics like Number Systems, Computation of Whole Number, Decimal, and Fractions, Relationship between numbers from this chapter.

Fundamental Arithmetical Operations

This chapter deal with topics like Percentages, Mixture and Alligation, Partnership Business, Ratio and Proportion, Time and work, Square roots, Averages, Interest (Simple and Compound), Profit and Loss, Discount, Time and distance.


Cover topic like Basic algebraic identities of School Algebra and Elementary simple problems and Graphs of Linear Equations.


You will learn topics like Familiarity with elementary geometric figures and facts, Triangle and its various kinds of centres, Congruence and similarity of triangles, Circle and chords,common tangents to two or more circles,angles subtended by chords of a circle, tangents. Triangle and its various kinds of centres, In-centre, Orthocentre, Circumcentre etc from this chapter.


Triangle, Rectangular Parallelepiped, Quadrilaterals, Regular Polygons, Regular Right Pyramid with triangular or square Base, Circle, Right Prism, Right Circular Cone, Right Circular Cylinder, Sphere, Hemispheres.


Trigonometry, Complementary angles, Height and distances (simple problems) Standard Identities, & Trigonometric ratios.

Statistical Charts

You should not forget topics like Histogram, Frequency polygon, Bar- diagram, Pie-chart and uses of Tables and Graphs.

Important Topics in Quantitative Aptitude

In order to acquire good marks in the Maths subject, you need to sharpen your knowledge majorly at the important topics. Below we are providing a tabulated form of the chapters from Maths subject according to the weightage they carry in the SSC CHSL exam 2018-19.

Sections Topics Weightage (Number of Questions)
Algebra Basic Algebraic Identities Graphs of Linear Equation Surds 3-5
Geometry Triangles and its various kinds of centres Circles and its chords Tangents Angles Subtended by chords of a circle Common Tangents of two or more circles Congruence and similarity of triangles 2-3
Trigonometry Trigonometry Trigonometric Ratios Standard identities Complementary Angles Heights & Distances 2-3
Mensuration Triangle, Regular Polygons, Quadrilaterals Circle, Right Prism, Right Circular Cone Right Circular Cylinder, Sphere, Hemisphere, Rectangular Parallelepiped Regular right pyramid with triangular or square base   2-3
Arithmetic Simple Interest & Compound Interest Profit & Loss Discount Partnership Time & Work Time & Distance Mixture and Alligation Average Percentage Number Systems Ratio & Proportion Square Roots   15-20
Statistical Charts Histogram Frequency Polygon Bar-Diagram Pie-chart 2-3

Below we have compiled some of the important topics which you should not skip in the preparation of SSC CHSL exam 2018-19. These important topics are:

  • Data Interpretation
  • Mensuration
  • Number Systems
  • Profit & Loss
  • Ratio and Proportion
  • Percentages
  • Simple Interest and Compound Interest
  • Surds and Indices
  • Sequence and Series
  • Simplification
  • Mixtures & Allegations
  • Time and Distance
  • Work and Time

Preparation Tips for SSC CHSL Exam

  • Always clear your basics from NCERT books only
  • Solve questions using short tricks and concepts.
  • Make a command of short tricks and practice daily on mock tests and previous year question papers.
  • Don’t forget to join test series, this must be very useful for you to crack this subject.
  • Read the questions carefully and then try to answer it correctly.
  • Try to avoid the silly calculations mistakes in the exam.
  • If you are not able to solve the question, leave that question immediately. It is better not to attempt a question rather losing marks.

We have mentioned the complete syllabus of the Maths section and further provided you with the important topics from this section. We hope you will be able to score good marks in the SSC CHSL exam 2018-19 by covering all the important topics from this section.

You should practice previous year question papers and analyse your strong and weak areas.

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