The SSC is a central government recruitment body which is commonly known as Staff selection commission. This agency generally flashes recruitment in to fill up vacancies under Grade B, C, and D in various departments. The Combined Higher Secondary Level (CHSL) examination or SSC CHSL is again conducted by the SSC to recruit candidates for various positions under Grade C and Grade D.
This is one of the most sought-after exams conducted on a 10+2 level. The SSC CHSL Syllabus can be checked on the official website of the commission as this will help you to understand the exam better.
With this, it comes with various perks and benefits like a healthy working environment, perfect work-life balance, stable job, and high salary. The candidates finally selected after the exam will get the chance to work under various ministries and post offices across India.
SSC generally releases notification for the recruitment of candidates for the following positions:
- Court Clerk
- Postal Assistants
- Sorting Assistants D
- Data Entry Operators
- Lower Divisional Clerks
Important dates for SSC CHSL
|Registrations Open||3rd December 2019|
|Registration Closes||10th January 2020|
|Offline Challan Generation|
|14th January 2020 (till 11.59 PM)|
|Tier I Exam Dates||16th March 2020 to 27th March 2020|
|Tier-II Exam Date||28th June 2020|
The eligibility criteria of SSC CHSL can be broadly divided under three heads:
The SSC Age Limit for CHSL Exam (As on 1st January 2020) should be between 18 years to 27 years.
Following are the Age Relaxation for SSC CHSL Exam applicable for candidates belonging to the community category:
- SC/ST – 5 years
- OBC NC – 3 years
- PWD – 10 years
- PWD + OBC – 13 years
- PWD + SC/ST – 15 years
The candidate should be 12th passed or equivalent exam from a recognized Board or University.
The candidates have to be a citizen of
The candidates willing to apply for any position under the SSC can apply for that respective process by submitting the online application form. The application form is available for applying on the official website of the SSC. Remember, www.ssc.nic.in. is the official website of the Selection Commission.
Candidates have to submit a fee of Rs 100/- in the favour of application form. One must note that candidates belonging to the community category, PWD and Ex-Servicemen are exempted from examination fees. All the Payment made in the favour of SSC CHSL Exam fee is accepted through Net banking, Credit card, Debit card, or Bank Challan.
SSC CHSL examination is broadly conducted in three levels –
- Tier I (Objective Test of 200 marks)
- Tier II (Descriptive Test of English Language)
- Tier III (Typing Test)
Tier I Exam Pattern
|Subject||No. of Qs.||Max. Marks||Time|
|General Intelligence||25||50||60 Mins (80 Mins for PWD)|
Tier-II Exam pattern
|Subject||Word Limit||Exam Duration|
|Essay||200-250||Composite Time 60 Minutes|
|Letter / Application Writing||150-200|
*The qualifying marks for this round are 33% of the total marks.
Tier III Exam Pattern
The candidates will have to successfully qualify the Tier I and Tier II of the SSC CHSL to sit for Tier III of this examination which is again qualifying in nature. This stage primarily consists of the skill test or typing test. The marks secured in Tier III will not be taken for final selection.
- The SSC CHSL releases the Tier I, Tier II, and Tier III admit card separately.
- Admit cards can be downloaded from the official website of the commission.
The results of the SSC CHSL exam are declared through the official website of SSC only. Following are the important points regarding the results of SSC CHSL Exam:
- Results of Tier I:
The commission announces the cut off for Tier I approximately two weeks after the commencement of the examination. The cut-offs are released category wise and are available on the official website of the commission.
- Results of Tier II:
In order to qualify this round candidate will have to secure more than 33% of marks. The information of the same is available on the official website of SSC.
- Result for Tier III:
This is the qualifying stage where the marks secured by the candidates are not taken into consideration for final merit. With that being said, it’s extremely important to qualify this round. All the candidates who successfully clear the exam with minimum typing errors in the skill test favorably qualify this round.
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