ssc chsl

What is SSC CHSL?

ssc online coaching Combined Higher Secondary Level (SSC CHSL) is one of the national level open competitive exams or you can say govt. jobs exam after 12th which is conducted by Staff Selection Commission every year to recruit candidates for the following four posts - Lower Divisional Clerk (LDC) / Junior Secretariat Assistant (JSA), Postal Assistant / Sorting Assistant, Data Entry Operator (DEO) vacancies. SSC CHSL exam is conducted in three stages -

If a student wants to settle his / her career at early stage, then this ssc chsl exam is a good option. Any one who is min 18 years old & completed his / her 12th; can appear in this ssc chsl exam.

So here, we are discussing every nub of SSC CHSL exam like SSC CHSL Notification Date, SSC CHSL Exam Date, SSC CHSL Application Fees, SSC CHSL Eligibility Criteria, SSC CHSL Syllabus, SSC CHSL Exam Pattern, SSC CHSL Posts & SSC CHSL Selection Procedure.

SSC CHSL Exam Highlights

Exam Name Staff Selection Commission Combined Higher Secondary Level Examination (SSC CHSL)
Conducting Body Staff Selection Commission (SSC)
Official Website
Exam Type National Level Test
Eligibility Criteria Must have passed class 10+2
Posts Offered Lower Divisional Clerk/ Junior Secretariat Assistant, Postal Assistant/ Sorting Assistant and Data Entry Operators
Mode of Application Online
Mode of Exam Online
Stage of Examinations Tier 1 - Objective Test (Online)
Tier 2 - Descriptive/Written Test (Pen & Paper Based)
Tier 3 - Skill Test (on Computer)
Subjects Maths, English, Reasoning & GK
SSC Official Calendar Download/View

SSC CHSL 2021 Important Dates

Events Important Dates
SSC CHSL 2021 Notification Date 1st Feb 2022
SSC CHSL 2021 Online Applcation Date 1st Feb 2022 to 7th March 2022
SSC CHSL 2021 Tier I Exam Date 24th May 2022 to10th June 2022
Download of SSC CHSL 2021 Tier I Admit Card 10 Days before to the exam
SSC CHSL 2021 Tier II Exam Date To be notified later
SSC CHSL 2021 Offical Notification Download/View
SSC CHSL 2021 Online Application Link Click here to Apply
SSC Official Website

SSC CHSL Application Fee

SSC CHSL Eligibility Criteria

Education Criteria Age Criteria

18-27 years

Age Relaxation:
Code No. Category Permissible age relaxation
01 SC/ ST 5 years
02 OBC 3 years
03 Persons with Disabilities (PwD) 10 years
04 PwD + OBC 13 years
05 PwD + SC/ ST 15 years
09 Ex-Servicemen 03 years after deduction of the military service rendered from the actual age as on the closing date.

SSC CHSL Syllabus


General Intelligence and Reasoning

Quantitative Ability

English Language

General Awareness

Significant Points:


This Tier has a descriptive exam which is designed to test the written skills of the students in English/Hindi. The Paper would have an essay to be written in 200-250 words and Letter/Application writing of approximately 150-200 words. The minimum marks to qualify in Tier-II would be 33 per cent. The performance in Tier II would be incorporated for preparing merit. The best way to prepare for this tier is to read as many as articles from various sources as magazines, novels, newspapers, etc. Besides this, you need to be well versed with the pattern of Letter and Application.

Important Points:


The Tier 3 of SSC CGL Exam 2019 has skill tests which are required for certain government posts.

Skill Test for Data Entry Operator(DEO):

Typing Test for Postal Assistant/Sorting Assistant LDCs:

Note: After conducting skill test or typing test, those candidates who qualify it, will be chosen based on their position in the merit list.

SSC CHSL Exam Pattern


Subject Max Marks Total Timing
General Intelligence
(25 Questions)
50 60 Minutes ForVH/OH afflicted
by Cerebral Palsy
OH with deformity
in writing hand
– 80 minutes)
(25 Questions)
Quantitative Aptitude
(25 Questions)
(25 Questions)


Sections No. Of Questions Maximum Marks Time Duration
Letter/Application 1 50 60 Minutes
Essay Writing 1 50



Skill Test is mandatory for Data Entry Operators. Skill Test/ Typing Test for the qualified candidates will be conducted on computers provided by the Commission or its authorized agency. Skill Test/ Typing Test will be conducted in the cities where Regional Offices of the Commission are located or as decided by the Commission.

Skill Test Speed Time
Data Entry Operator 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 and printed matter in English containing about 2000-2200 key-depressions would be given to each candidate who would enter the same in the Computer
Data Entry Operator 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 as per the given passage The duration of the Test will be 15 (Fifteen) minutes and printed matter in English containing about 3700-4000 key-depressions would be given to each candidate who would enter the same in the Computer


Typing Test for LDC/ JSA and Postal Assistant/ Sorting Assistant:

Typing Test Typing Speed Time
English Medium 35 words per minute (w.p.m.) correspond to about 10500 key depressions per hour The speed will be adjudged on the accuracy of typing on the Computer of a given text passage in 10 minutes (Candidates eligible for scribe – 15 minutes)
Hindi Medium 30 words per minute (w.p.m.) correspond to about 9000 key depressions per hour


Physical Standard, Physical Efficiency Tests and Medical Standards for the post of Lower Division Clerk (LDC) in Border Road Organisation (BRO)

Physical Efficiency Test Activity Time
One mile Run 10 Minutes


SSC CHSL Post Wise Salary

Post Name Pay Scale
Lower Division Clerk Rs.19,900-63,200
Data Entry Operator Rs.25,500-81,100
Postal Assistant/SA Rs.25,500-81,100)
Junior Secretariat Assistant Rs.19,900-63,200

SSC CHSL Selection Procedure

Tier Type Mode
Tier – I Objective Multiple Choice Computer Based (online)
Tier – II Descriptive Paper in English/Hindi Pen and Paper mod
Tier – III Skill Test/Computer Proficiency Test Wherever Applicable

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