Know About SSC CHSL


SSC CHSL is the short form of “Staff Selection CommissionCombined Higher Secondary Level “, where SSC (Staff Selection Commission) is the recruitment organization of the government of India. It recruits staff for Group B, Group C, Group D for Central Government. In CHSL (Combined Higher Secondary Level Exam) it conducts recruitment for Group C posts.

  • Postal Assistants/Sorting Assistants or PA/SA
  • Data Entry Operator or DEO
  • Lower Divisional Clerk or LDC
  • Court Clerk

SSC CHSL 2019 exam will take place on 16th March to 27th March 2019. SSC CHSL 2019 notification will be released on 03 Dec 2019. The online application for SSC CHSL 2019 will start from 3rd December 2019 to 10th January 2020.

As per the SSC Calendar 2019, the SSC CHSL 2019 notification will be released on 03rd December 2019.

SSC CHSL exam schedule is same as mentioned in SSC exam calendar. Take a brief look at the SSC CHSL important dates-

EventsImportant Dates
SSC CHSL 2019 Notification Date03 December 2019
Starting Date SSC CHSL 2019 Application Form03 December 2019
Last Date of SSC CHSL 2019 Apply Online10 January 2020
SSC CHSL Admit Card10-15 days before the exam date
SSC CHSL Exam Date 2019 (Tier 1)16th March to 27th March


  • The online application for SSC CHSL will start from 3rd December 2019
  • The SSC Exam Date is now released as per the SSC Calendar
  • Know important instructions before you apply online for SSC CHSL

SSC CHSL 2019 Fees

  • For General Category, the SSC CHSL application fee is Rs 100
  • However, for SC/ST/Females, there is no fee applicable
  • You can pay the application fees through online or offline mode
  • The registration has two-parts, after submitting the fees, you can proceed to the second part of the registration

SSC CHSL 2019 Eligibility

Eligibility Criteria

Detailed Information

Nationality / CitizenshipA candidate must be either-

Citizen of India/Nepal/Bhutan

A Tibetan refugee who came over to India, before the 1st January 1962 with the intention of permanently settling in India, or
A person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, East African countries of Kenya, Uganda,

the United Republic of Tanzania(Formerly Tanganyika and Zanzibar), Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia and Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India.

In order to be eligible for SSC CHSL Exam, you must have passed 12th Standard

or equivalent examination from a recognized Board or University.

If the applicant possess any Degree obtained through open Universities or Distance Education Mode,

then that must be recognized by Distance Education Council, IGNOU.

Skill Test Eligibility:-
The applicant must have passed 12th standard in science stream with

Mathematics as a subject from a recognized Board or equivalent.  (Data Entry Operator Post Only)

Age Limit Criteria & Relaxation 2019 for SSC CHSL

The relaxation in upper age is permissible as per the norms of SSC CHSL 10+2 Level exam 2019-20. The minimum age limit for SSC CHSL 2019 is 18 years and maximum age limit for SSC CHSL is 27 years as on 01-01-2020.
Those applicants who are seeking information regarding SSC CHSL age relaxation can refer to the table below:

CategoryAge Relaxation
SC/ST5 Years
OBC3 Years
PH10 Years
PH+OBC13 Years
PH+SC/ST15 Years

SSC CHSL 2019 Vacancy

SSC CHSL vacancy 2019 has just released yet by the officials, whereas the last year’s vacancy has been increased up to 3259 overall. We will update you once the vacancy details are announced officially.
Tentative vacancies for their respective posts are given below, for more information check out the total vacancy in SSC CHSL.

Postal Assistant or Sorting Assistant (PA/SA)2359
Lower Divisional Clerks (LDC)/JSA898
Data Entry Operators2

SSC CHSL 2019 Job Profile

There are more than one job profiles for SSC CHSL such as Data Entry Operator, Postal sorting Assistant, and Lower Division Clerk that you apply for according to your interest and eligibility. Every job has different responsibilities, you can take look at SSC CHSL Job Profile for job roles and responsibilities, Career Scope, Promotion and Growth of Lower Division Clerk (LDC).

SSC CHSL 2019 Pay Scale and Salary

SSC CHSL Salary after 7th pay commission for different posts are given below:

PostBasic payCityHRATAGross SalaryIn-Hand Salary/month

Court Clerk
Postal assistant


Sorting Assistant

DEO (GP 2400)25500X612036003522031045

Selection Procedure

  • Objective Test
  • Descriptive Test
  • Skill Test

In order to get selected in the SSC CHSL, you are required to clear SSC CHSL Tier 1 Exam which is an objective test, SSC CHSL Tier 2 Exam which is a Descriptive test and SSC CHSL Tier 3 which is based on Skill or Typing. To get the insights, check out SSC CHSL selection procedure.

SSC CHSL Syllabus & Exam Pattern

  • SSC is conducting SSC CHSL Tier 1 exam online, there are 4 sections of the Tier 1 exam.
  • SSC CHSL Tier 2 will be a descriptive exam, comprises of an Essay of 200-250 words and Letter or Application writing of approximately 150-200 words.
  • Tier 3 is based out on Skill and Typing test. For more information check out the detailed syllabus of SSC CHSL.
  • The official SSC CHSL exam pattern is given below:

SSC CHSL Tier 1 Pattern

SubjectMax MarksTotal Timing
General Intelligence
(25 Questions)
5075 minutes

ForVH/OH afflicted
by Cerebral Palsy
OH with deformity
in writing hand
– 100 minutes)

(25 Questions)
Quantitative Aptitude
(25 Questions)
(25 Questions)


SSC CHSL Tier 2 Pattern

SectionsNo. Of QuestionsMaximum Marks
Essay Writing150

SSC CHSL Tier 1 Syllabus

General Intelligence and ReasoningQuantitative AbilityEnglish LanguageGeneral Awareness
Alphanumeric SeriesProfit and LossCloze TestCulture
Ranking/Direction/Alphabet TestMixtures and AllegationsPara jumblesGeography
Data SufficiencySimple Interest and Compound Interest and Surds and IndicesMiscellaneousEconomic Scene
Logical ReasoningSimplificationReading ComprehensionHistory
Coded InequalitiesWork and TimeFill in the blanksGeneral Policy
Seating ArrangementTime and DistanceMultiple Meaning/Error SpottingScientific Research
TabulationData InterpretationOne Word SubstitutionBooks and Authors
SyllogismRatio and Proportion, PercentageActive/Passive VoiceAwards and Honors
PuzzleMensuration – Cylinder, Cone, SphereParagraph Completion
Blood RelationsNumber Systems
Input OutputSequence and Series
Coding DecodingPermutation, Combination and Probability

SSC CHSL Previous Year’s Cut Off

The SSC CHSL exam cut off of previous years is given below. For insights, visit SSC CHSL cut off.



SSC CHSL 2019 Admit Card

Since the SSC CHSL admit card hard copy format will not be sent by the SSC via post, hence candidates are requested to download their SSC CHSL admit card 2019 online. While downloading the SSC CHSL admit card from the official SSC site, you are required to fill up:

  • Registration Number/Roll Number
  • Date of Birth/Password

Steps to Download SSC CHSL Admit Card 2019:

  • Visit the official site of SSC
  • Click on the SSC CHSL admit card link
  • Submit the registration number and date of birth to login
  • Your admit card will appear on your computer screen
  • Save and download the admit card
  • Take a printout of your admit card for future use

SSC CHSL 2019  Result

SSC publishes SSC CHSL Exam result in different stages. Check this space for the latest news related to SSC CHSL Results & answer key of Tier 1 exam.
Steps to Check Result:

  • To check the SSC CHSL result, visit the official site of SSC
  • Click on the result link
  • Submit your login details (if required)
  • Your result status will appear on your computer screen
  • You can take a printout of your result for future use

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