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SSC CHSL (Combined Higher Secondary Level)

  • Exam Mode : Online
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  • Examination category : SSC
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  • Conducting Body : Staff Selection Commission (SSC)
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Registration Date

02-04-2024

Application Start Date

02-04-2024

Application End Date

01-05-2024

Overview

The Staff Selection Commission - Combined Higher Secondary Level Examination is an examination organized by the SSC. The aim of this exam is to hire staffs for various posts of Lower Divisional Clerk (LDC)/ Postal Assistant (PA), Junior Secretariat Assistant (JSA), Sorting Assistant (SA), and Data Entry Operator (DEO) in various Ministries and Departments of the Government of India. Desiring applicants can apply for the exam online through the official website. The exam is organized yearly.

SSC CHSL (Combined Higher Secondary Level) Conducting Body 
The Staff Selection Commission hires staff in the various Ministries and Departments of the Government of India and in Subordinate Offices. It is an organisation under the Government of India. Combined Higher Secondary Level Exam is held on a yearly basis by the SSC to hire eligible and aspiring applicants for the various posts. 

SSC CHSL (Combined Higher Secondary Level) Conducting Body Important Dates:

Events

Dates

Registration Date

02/04/2024

Application Date

02/04/2024 to 01/05/2024

Admit Card

7 days before the exam

Tier-I Exam Date

June 2024

Tier-II Exam Date

July 2024

Result Date

Will be updated soon.

Mode to Apply

Online

Link to apply

Click here 

Official Notification

Check here

SSC CHSL (Combined Higher Secondary Level) Selection ProcedureThe Examination consists of three stages-

  • Computer-Based Examination (Tier-I)-(Objective Type)

  • Descriptive Paper (Tier-II)

  • Typing Test/ Skill Test (Tier-III) (Typing Test for LDC/ JSA & PA/ SA and Skill Test for DEO).

SSC CHSL (Combined Higher Secondary Level) Exam Pattern:

1.Computer- Based Examination (Tier- I): Computer Based Exam (Tier- I) exam is an MCQ based exam divided into four sections. The total time allotted for the exam is 75 minutes. :-

S. No.

Subject

No. of Questions

Total Marks

1.

General Intelligence

25

50

2.

Quantitative Aptitude

25

50

3.

English Language

25

50

4.

General Awareness

25

50

Total

------

100

200

Note:-There is a negative marking of 0.50 marks from the total mark allotted to that question for each wrong answer.

2. Descriptive Paper(Tier-II):-

Candidates need to write essay/letters/ application writing etc. in either in Hindi or in English. The exam carries 100 marks and the duration of the exam is 1 hour. The topic for the essay is related to  Finance & Economy, National Interest, Ecological Issues, Social Issues, Schemes & Governance, Politics, Sports, Technology, Environmental Concerns etc.

3. Typing Test/ Skill Test (Tier-III):-

Typing Test: If the candidate has opted for English, then he/she should possess a typing speed of 35 words per minute. If the candidate has opted for the Hindi language then he/ she shall possess a typing speed of 30 words per minute speed.  

Note:-The typing test is applicable for the posts of Postal Assistant/Sorting Assistant, LDC and Court Clerk.

Skill Test: A minimum Data Entry Speed of 8,000 key depressions per hour on computer/laptop.Note:- The skill test is applicable only for the Data Entry Operator post.

SSC CHSL (Combined Higher Secondary Level) Eligibility Criteria:

- Educational Qualification:

  • Higher Secondary school.

  • Mathematics as the main subject for the Data Entry Operator in the Office of Comptroller and Auditor General of India (CAG)

- Age limit: 18 to 27 years

- Age Relaxation:-

Category

Upper age relaxation

SC/ST

05 years

OBC

03 years

Persons with Disabilities (PwD)

10 years

PwD (OBC)

13 years

PwD (SC/ST)

15 years

Ex-Servicemen

03 years (after deduction of the
military service rendered by the
 person).

Central Govt. Civilian workers who have rendered minimum
 3 years regular and continuous service

Up to 40 years of age.

Central Govt. Civilian workers(SC/ ST) who have rendered
 minimum 3 years regularand continuous service

Up to 45 years of age.

Domicile of the State of Jammu & Kashmir  from 1st January
 1980 to 31st December 1989

05 years

Divorced Women/Widows/ Women judicially separated and
 not remarried

Up to 35 years of age.

Divorced Women/Widows/ Women judicially separated and 
not remarried (SC/ST community)

Up to 40 years of age.

Defence Personnel released as a consequence of being disabled
 in operation during hostilities with any foreign country or in a
 disturbed area 

03 years

Defence Personnel released as a consequence of being disabled
in operation during hostilitieswith any foreign country or in a 
disturbed area (SC/ST community)

08 (3+5) years

Service Clerks in the last year of their service in the Armed Forces

Up to 45 years of age.

Service Clerks in the last year of their service in the Armed Forces.

Up to 50 years of age.

Retrenched census employees of Office of Registrar General of 
India(They are consideredonly for offices under RGI according to 
their order of merit and subject to availability of vacancies)

3 years plus the length of service
rendered by them and weightage 
of past service.


SSC CHSL (Combined Higher Secondary Level) Exam Syllabus:

The syllabus for the exam is as follows. Candidates can prepare for the exam according to the following syllabus.

General Intelligence and Reasoning:-

  • Analogy

  • Coding Decoding

  • Blood relations

  • Directions Sense

  • Number & Alphabetical Series

  • Odd one Out

  • Mathematical Calculations

  • Matrix

  • Syllogism

Numerical Aptitude:- 

  • Algebra

  • Geometry

  • Profit & Loss

  • Time & Work

  • Number System

  • Percentage, Average

  • Time Speed Distance

  • Trignometry

  • Ratio & Mixture 

  • CI & SI

English Language:- 

  • Idioms & Phrases

  • Antonyms

  • One word substitution

  • Spot the error

  • Synonyms & Antonyms

  • Improvement of sentences

  • Comprehension Passage

  • Fill in the blanks

General Awareness:-

  • India and it's Neighbouring Country

  • Economy

  • Sports

  • History & Culture

  • Geography

  • Polity and Indian Constitution

  • Scientific Research

  • Books and Author


SSC CHSL (Combined Higher Secondary Level) FAQs:

Ques 1. How can a candidate apply for CHSL?

Ans. Only in Online mode from the official website.

Ques 2. What are the posts for which the CHSL exam is conducted?

Ans. Following are the posts:

  • Lower Divisional Clerk (LDC)

  • Junior Secretariat Assistant (JSA)

  • Postal Assistant (PA)

  • Sorting Assistant (SA)

  • Data Entry Operator (DEO)

Ques 3. What is the Citizenship eligibility to apply for the CHSL  exam?

Ans. The candidate must be Indian Citizen.

Ques 4. What are the marks requirement to fill the CHSL form?

Ans. There is no such criteria, the passing marks are sufficient.

Ques 5. Where can I download the SSC CHSL Admit Card?

Ans. SSC CHSL admit card can be download from the official website  Before 2 weeks of the exam. The admit card is the main document, is to be carried along with valid id proof.

Ques 6. Which category is exempted of exam fee?

Ans. Female candidates and Reserved category belonging candidates.

Ques 7. Is there an interview in SSC CHSL?

Ans. There is no interview on the exam. The merit is selected from the written exam.

Ques 8. Is Tier 3 compulsory in SSC CHSL?

Ans. The SSC CHSL Skill Test is only qualifying in nature. The Tier 3 scores are not considered for final merit listing. The skill test is only held for the Data Entry Operator (DEO) candidates.

Ques 9. Can a candidate apply for SSC CHSL if  12th result is still pending?

Ans. Yes, a candidate can apply provided the 12th certificate is ready at the time of Document Verification.

Ques 10. What are the qualifying marks in Tier-II?

Ans. The minimum qualifying marks in Tier-II is 33%.

Ques 11. I know typing in Hindi but not in English. Can I take the Typing Test?

Ans.  The medium of Typing Test is Bilingual i.e. Hindi and English. The candidates must opt for the medium of Typing Test in the online application form.

Ques 12. Can a candidate change the medium of Typing Test after submitting the form?

Ans. No. The medium given by the candidate in the online application form is treated as final and no change is entertained later.

Ques 13. Is SSC CHSL tough?

Ans. The difficulty level of the exam is of 10+2 level.

Ques 14. In what format the signature and photograph should be uploaded?

Ans. The signature and photograph should be uploaded in jpg format.

Ques 15. Can I edit the information on application form after submitting it?

Ans. No.

Conclusion: The SSC releases various vacancies for numerous posts. This exam presents a good chance to get these jobs. Aspirants must take the advantage of this opportunity by preparing well for the exam. The team of estudentbook wishes you all the best for your upcoming future

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