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SSC CHSL preparation tips: Top 10 typing software for typing test

May 7, 2018 12:15 IST
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SSC typing softwares
SSC typing softwares

SSC conducts its CHSL exam every year to recruit the candidates for LDC, UDC, court clerks, and sorting assistant posts. SSC CHSL is a three tier examination. In tier-1, you are required to attend the online objective type exam and in tier-2, you have to write the descriptive paper in Hindi/English language. While in Tier-3, you are tested based on typing speed in English/Hindi as per the opted choice. It is a mandatory & the qualifying phase in which a candidate should possess a data entry speed of 8000 key impressions per hour on the computer to qualify. You will be given a sheet in English/Hindi language, which you have to type on the computer screen. Typing speed on MS-word software is also tested.

In this article, we will discuss about the free software for typing to practice before appearing in the SSC CHSL tier-3 exam. Let us know about this software and their features in detail, which can be helpful in qualifying the exam.

SSC CHSL Tier-3 tips: Software for typing test

We have prepared a list of ten software in the following article based on the GUIs, their typing exercises, and their methods. Let us go ahead-

Kiran’s Typing Tutor

Kiran’s typing tutor is free and easy to use software, which assists you in comprehending the processes of typing. The software improves the typing rate and precision if you daily practice and use it. There are many different games, tests, and exams provided related to typing. This will help the user to enhance his typing ability and expertise level. Apart from this, the user can also see everyday improvements in the software.

Tutor Type

This is the another best free-typing software, which teaches skills and techniques of typing to its students. The fundamental of typing, speed rate, and precision is also recorded in this software. This software also helps in gaining knowledge about the touch-typing. It is actually for those, who wish to develop the typing skills without keeping eyes on the keyboard.

GNU Typist

This software is also popular as GTypist. It is also free of cost and open source software. Fast typing skills can be acquired within a short time-period with this software. Further advancements can be achieved by practicing this software regularly.

This software is licensed under GNU general public license under the authorized program of GNU. It offers to type in various languages including Czech, English, Russian, and German. However, these languages are not required in the SSC CHSL exam; but you can refer this for further purposes.

KTouch Typing Tutor

This typing software is made only for Linux platform. If you are using the Linux operating system, then you can consider it for the practice. This is also open source software as other Linux software is. It is very light-weighted on memory and efficient to use.

Bodie’s Typing Tutor

It is easy to use and free of cost software, which helps the user to develop typing skills in a few weeks only. This software helps in learning techniques such as-

  • Touch type
  • Type of typing (where a person types without looking on the keyboard.)

Daily practicing on this software, you can find a great improvement in your typing skills.

Bruce’s Unusual Typing Wizard

This software is built for novices to the advanced learners. It is also open source and free software. Using this, even an advanced typist can also improve his skills. In Bruce’s unusual typing wizard, the learner has the privilege to customize his typing lessons depending upon his/her orientation. The software has even a game included in this course, which facilitate learner to type letters and words separately as per his learning convenience.

Rapid Typing Tutor

Rapid typing tutor provides various sessions and games, which increase the ability of typing and increase the typing, speed with precision. It is available online at free of cost. This software is designed in such a way that any person irrespective of his /her age can use it. It has several simulated keywords in different languages. The learner can opt any typing format as per his convenience.

Max Type Pro

It is a freeware designed to improve the technique of typing of users by its multi-functional typing interfaces. This software facilitates you in developing higher speed and better precision of typing. You will experience the level of your typing from basic to advance by using this software only for a short duration. The two most important characteristics of this software are-

  • Weekly generated reports
  • Practical sessions

Type Faster

This is a very typical and sophisticated software available at free of cost on the web. It is also very useful for those persons, who work or who will work on computers for a long duration. It helps in acquiring skills of all such persons. It is equipped with various interactive sounds, font customization, and student-wise lessons & their progress reports. You can also avail the help of the online facilitator.


It offers some cool GUI with simple to typical exercise. It is very helpful for the beginners, who have just started to use the computers. It is open source and compatible with the windows versions. It enables learner to learn fast with accuracy. It also boosts the learner’s confidence and eagerness.

We at www.jagranjosh.com are dedicated to providing you all the tips and strategies required for the preparation of SSC exams. For more helpful information, keep on coming to us.

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