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SSC CHSL Recruitment Notification

SSC CHSL Recruitment Notification Important Dates Eligibility Criteria Age Limit & Relaxation
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SSC CHSL (Combined Higher Secondary Level) Recruitment

SSC CHSL Examination is conducted once in a year for the posts of Lower Divisional Clerk/ Junior Secretariat Assistant, Postal Assistant/ Sorting Assistant and Data Entry Operators for various Ministries/ Departments/ Offices of the Government of India.

Staff Selection Commission (SSC) released an unexpected Combined Higher Secondary Level (10+2) Notification for the Recruitment of Lower Divisional Clerk (LDC)/ Junior Secretariat Assistant (JSA), Postal Assistant/ Sorting Assistant, Data Entry Operator (DEO) vacancies.

Candidates who are Interested to get a Central Govt Job and eligible to apply for the vacancies are advised to go through the Notification snippets mentioned below & Apply Online on or before the last date that is 10-01-2020.

Important Dates - SSC CHSL Recruitment

Last Date to Apply Online: 10-01-2020 by 23:59 Hrs

Last date for Payment of Fee through Online:  12-01-2020 by 23:59 Hrs

Last date for generation of offline Challan: 12-01-2020 by 23:59 Hrs

Last date for Payment of Fee through Challan: 14-01-2020

Date of Computer Based Examination (Tier-I): 16 to 27-03-2020

Date for Tier II Exam (Descriptive Type): 28-06-2020

Eligibility Criteria - SSC CHSL Recruitment

Apart from the Nationality / Citizenship of the candidates applying, there are Age & Qualification requirements that a candidate who wishes to apply for the SSC CHSL Recruitment to fulfill as shown below.


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Age Limit & Relaxation - SSC CHSL Recruitment

Minimum Age: 18  & Maximum Age: 27 Years (as on 01-01-2020)

i.e. Candidates born not before 02-01-1993 and not later than 01-01-2002.

Checkout the permissible relaxation in upper age limit for different categories are as per Govt rules and regulations here.

Educational Qualification - SSC CHSL Recruitment


Candidates must have passed 12th standard or equivalent or higher examination from a recognised board or university by the Govt. Of India or any equivalent qualification recognized as such by the Central Government.

For LDC/ JSA, PA/ SA, DEO (except DEOs in C&AG): The candidates must have passed 12th Standard or equivalent examination from a recognized Board or University

For Data Entry Operator (DEO Grade ‘A’) in the Office of Comptroller and Auditor General of India (C&AG): 12th Standard pass in Science stream with Mathematics as a subject from a recognized Board or equivalent.

The candidate must possess valid Mark-sheet / Degree Certificate that he/ she is a graduate on the day he / she registers and indicate the percentage of marks obtained in Graduation while registering online.

Physical fitness Criteria - SSC CHSL Recruitment

Candidates may ensure that they fulfil all the required Physical Standard, Physical Efficiency Tests and Medical Standards before opting for the post of Lower Division Clerk in BRO.

Details attached with the Official Notification below.

Application Fee - SSC CHSL Recruitment

For Women, SC, ST, PWD, Ex Serviceman Candidates: Exempted to Pay Fee

For Others: Rs. 100/-

Payment Mode: Fee can be paid online through BHIM UPI, Net Banking, by using Visa, Mastercard, Maestro, RuPay Credit or Debit cards or in cash at SBI Branches by generating SBI Challan.

Online fee can be paid by the candidates up to 12-01-2020 (24:00)

Offline fee can be paid by the candidate (via SBI challan) up to 14-01-2020 (24:00), provided the challan has been generated before 12-01-2020 (24:00)

Selection Procedure: SSC CHSL Recruitment

The Selection procedure of the SSC CHSL Recruitment consisting of a Computer Based Examination (Tier-I), Descriptive Paper (Tier-II) and Skill Test/ Typing Test (Tier-III).

Marks scored by candidates in Computer Based Examination, if conducted in multiple shifts, will be normalized by using the formula published by the SSC through Notice No: 1-1/2018-P&P-I dated 07-02-2019 and such normalized scores will be used to determine final merit and cut-off marks.

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Frequently Asked Questions - SSC CHSL Recruitment

Q: How to apply for SSC CHSL Recruitment 2020?

A: Applications must be submitted in online mode only at the official website of SSC Headquarters i.e. For detailed instructions, please refer to the official notification (file attached to this post). The last date for submission of online applications is 10-01-2020 (24:00 Hours).

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Q: When will SSC CHSL 2019-20 Exam be conducted?

A: SSC CHSL 2020 Tier-I exam will be conducted from 16th to 27th March 2020 while the Tier-II (Descriptive Paper) is scheduled to be held on 28th June 2020.

Q: When can I apply for SSC CHSL 2019-20 Exam?

A: All candidates can apply online for SSC CHSL 2019-20 Exam from 3rd December 2019 at the official website of SSC i.e.

Q: What is the last date to apply online for SSC CHSL 2019-20 Exam?

A: The last date to apply online for SSC CHSL 2019-20 Exam is 5th January 2020.

Q: Is SSC CHSL conducted in online mode?

A: Tier-I of SSC CHSL exam is conducted in online mode. However, tier-II of the SSC CHSL exam is conducted in offline mode as a pen-and-paper-based-test (PBT).

Q: For which posts are the SSC CHSL exam conducted?

A: SSC CHSL is conducted for recruitment to Lower Divisional Clerk (LDC), Junior Secretariat Assistant (JSA), Postal Assistant (PA), Sorting Assistant (SA) and Data Entry Operator (DEO) posts.

Q: I am 29 years old. Am I eligible to apply for the CHSL exam?

A: No, candidates from 18-27 years of age are only eligible to apply for the exam.

Q: Is there any age relaxation in the eligibility criteria for Scheduled Caste (SC)/Scheduled Tribe (ST) candidates?

A: Yes, a relaxation of five years in the age criteria is given to given to SC/ST candidates. It means that SC/ST candidates between 18 and 32 years of age can apply for the SSC CHSL exam.

Q: What is the application fee for SSC CHSL exam?

A: SSC CHSL application fee for General category candidates is Rs 100. Women aspirants and candidates belonging to reserved categories are exempted from paying the application fee.

Q: How many tiers does one need to clear to qualify the SSC CHSL exam?

A: There are three tiers in the SSC CHSL exam – I, II and III. Candidates need to clear all the three tiers to qualify for the exam.

Q: What are the minimum eligibility criteria for the SSC CHSL exam?

A: Candidates need to clear class XII from a recognized board to be eligible for the exam.

Q: Is there any negative marking in SSC CHSL exam?

A: There is a negative marking of 0.5 marks in tier-I of the exam. There is no negative marking in tier-II or III of the SSC CHSL exams.

Q: How many times is SSC CHSL conducted in a year?

A: Each tier of the SSC CHSL exam is conducted once a year.  

Q: Is it mandatory to appear for all the tiers of the SSC CHSL exam?

A: Yes, candidates need to appear for all the tiers of the exam to qualify for the SSC CHSL exam.

Q: Is the SSC CHSL 2019-20 exam Bilingual?

A: All tests are bilingual, i.e. available in both English and Hindi except the English Language.

Q: Is there any Negative Marking in the SSC CHSL Online Exam?

A: Yes, there is a negative marking for wrong answers in Tier-I of SSC CHSL. 1/4th of the total marks will be deducted for the question marked wrong by the candidate.

Q: Are there fixed timings for different sections in SSC CHSL Tier-I Exam?

A: No, there is no sectional timing in SSC CHSL Exam. The total duration of the Tier-I exam is 60 minutes.

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