SSC CHSL COMPLETE COURSE FOR ULTIMATE SUCCESS

Lower Divisional Clerk      Junior Secretariat Assistant       Postal Assistant

SSC CHSL : Combined Higher Secondary Level Examination

The Staff Selection Commission will hold a competitive examination for recruitment to 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.

IMPORTANT

Exam Dates

Events

Tentative Dates

SSC CHSL Notification 2020

06 November, 2020

Online Application Starts

06 November, 2020

Online Application Ends

26th December, 2020

Last date for online fee payment

28th December, 2020

Last date for generation of offline challan

30th December, 2020

Last date for application fee payment through challan

2 December, 2021

SSC CHSL 2020 Admit Card

27th March, 2021

SSC CHSL 2020 Tier 1 Exam

Postponed

SSC CHSL 2020 Tier 2 Exam

To be Announced Later

SSC CHSL

Exam Pattern

Tier

Question Type

Mode

Duration

Number of Questions

Marks

Tier-I

MCQ

Computer Based (Online)

1 hour

100

200

Tier-II

Descriptive

Pen and Paper

1 hour

2

100

Tier-III

Skill Test

Wherever Applicable

Tier

Question Type

Tier-I

MCQ

Tier-II

Descriptive

Tier-III

Skill Test

Tier

Mode of Exam

Tier-I

Computer Based (Online)

Tier-II

Pen and Paper

Tier-III

Wherever Applicable

Tier

Duration of Exam

Tier-I

1 hour

Tier-II

1 hour

Tier-III

Tier

Number of Questions

Tier-I

100​

Tier-II

1

Tier-III

Tier

Marks

Tier-I

200​

Tier-II

100​

Tier-III

SSC CHSL

Exam Syllabus

English Language: Spot the Error, Fill in the Blanks, Synonyms/ Homonyms, Antonyms, Spellings/ Detecting mis-spelt words, Idioms & Phrases, One word substitution, Improvement of Sentences, Active/ Passive Voice of Verbs, Conversion into Direct/ Indirect narration, Shuffling of Sentence parts, Shuffling of Sentences in a passage, Cloze Passage, Comprehension Passage

General Intelligence: It would include questions of both verbal and nonverbal type. The test will include questions on Semantic Analogy, Symbolic operations, Symbolic/ Number Analogy, Trends, Figural Analogy, Space Orientation, Semantic Classification, Venn Diagrams, Symbolic/ Number Classification, Drawing inferences, Figural Classification, Punched hole/ pattern-folding & unfolding, Semantic Series, Figural Pattern-folding and completion, Number Series, Embedded figures, Figural Series, Critical Thinking, Problem Solving, Emotional Intelligence, Word Building, Social Intelligence, Coding and decoding, Other subtopics, if any Numerical operations.

Quantitative Aptitude: Percentage, Ratio & Proportion, Square roots, Averages, Interest, Profit and Loss, Discount, Partnership Business, Mixture and Alligation, Time and distance, Time & Work, Basic algebraic identities of School Algebra & Elementary surds, Graphs of Linear Equations, Triangle and its various kinds of centres, Congruence and similarity of triangles, Circle and its chords, tangents, angles subtended by chords of a circle, common tangents to two or more circles, Triangle, Quadrilaterals, Regular Polygons, Circle, Right Prism, Right Circular Cone, Right Circular Cylinder, Sphere, Hemispheres, Rectangular Parallelepiped, Regular Right Pyramid with triangular or square base, Trigonometric ratio, Degree and Radian Measures, Standard Identities, Complementary angles, Heights and Distances, Histogram, Frequency polygon, Bar diagram & Pie chart.

General Awareness: Questions are designed to test the candidate’s general awareness of the environment around him and its application to society. Questions are also designed to test knowledge of current events and of such matters of everyday observation and experience in their scientific aspect as may be expected of an educated person. The test will also include questions relating to India and its neighboring countries especially pertaining to History, Culture, Geography, Economic Scene, 

Tier-II Paper will be a descriptive Paper of 100 Marks in ‘Pen and Paper’ Mode. The duration of the Descriptive Paper will be for one hour (20 minutes compensatory time will also be provided to the candidates

  • Skill Test/ Typing Test for the shortlisted candidates will be conducted on the computers provided by the Commission or its authorized agency.
  • Skill Test/ Typing Test will be of qualifying nature.

SSC CHSL

Eligibility Criteria

SSC CHSL Educational Qualification

Post Name

Education Qualification

LDC/ JSA/ PA/ SA

Should be a 12th graduate or equivalent examination from a recognized board or university

DEO

Should be a 12th graduate or equivalent examination from a recognized board or university

DEO in Comptroller and Auditor General of India (C&AG)

Should be a 12th graduate in Science Stream with Mathematics as a subject equivalent examination from a recognized board or university

SSC CHSL Age Limit

The minimum age to apply for the SSC CHSL exam is 18 years. Age-relaxation varies from one category to another. The following table tells the SSC CHSL Age Eligibility for different categories and posts:

Posts

Minimum Age

Maximum Age

LDC/JSA

18 years

27 years

PA/SA

18 years

Not Exceeding 27 years

DEO

18 years

27 years

SSC CHSL Age Limit Relaxation

SSC offers a provision of age relaxation for candidates from all reserved categories. Candidates must keep in mind the SSC CHSL Age Limit before filling the application form. Relaxation of the upper age limit for the various categories is shown in the table below.

Category

Upper Limit Relaxation

OBC

3 Years

SC/ST

5 years

PwD (Unreserved)

10 years

Physically handicapped (OBC)

13 years

Physically handicapped (SC/ST)

15years

Ex-Servicemen (General)

3 years

Ex-Servicemen (OBC)

6 years

Ex-Servicemen (SC/ST)

8 years

Central Govt. Civilian Employees(General- Group B)

5 years

Central Govt. Civilian Employees(OBC-Group B)

8 years

Central Govt. Civilian Employees(SC/ST-Group B)

10 years

Central Govt. Civilian Employees(General- Group C)

Up to 40 years of age

Central Govt. Civilian Employees(OBC-Group C)

Up to 43 years of age

Central Govt. Civilian Employees(SC/ST-Group C)

Up to 45 years of age

Candidates domiciled in the State of Jammu & Kashmir(General)

5 years

Central Govt. Civilian Employees(SC/ST-Group C)

Up to 45 years of age

Candidates domiciled in the State of Jammu & Kashmir(General)

5 years

Candidates domiciled in the State of Jammu & Kashmir(OBC)

8 years

Candidates domiciled in the State of Jammu & Kashmir(SC/ST)

10 years

Widows/Divorced Women/Women judicially separated and who are not remarried- Group C/ General)

Up to 35 years of age

Widows/Divorced Women/Women judicially separated and who are not remarried- Group C/ OBC)

Up to 38 years of age

Widows/Divorced Women/Women judicially separated and who are not remarried- Group C/ SC & ST)

Up to 40 years of age

Defence Personnel disabled in hostilities- General

5 years

Defence Personnel disabled in hostilities- OBC

8 years

Defence Personnel disabled in hostilities- SC/ST

10 years

SSC CHSL Nationality

SSC CHSL Eligibility Criteria as per Nationality mandates a candidate to be a resident of the prescribed states only.  Candidates belonging to these states will be eligible to apply for SSC CHSL. An applicant must fulfill any one of the following conditions:

  • A citizen of India
  • A citizen of Nepal
  • A citizen of Bhutan
  • A Tibetan refugee settled in India before 1st January 1962
  • Indian by origin, who has migrated 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 staying permanently in India.

SSC CHSL

Cut-Off 2018-2019

Tier-I Exam

Category

2018-19

2017-18

2016-17

2015

2019-20

UR

159.52

135.6

143.5

127.5

119

SC

136.10

110.09

122.5

108

99

ST

127.32

99.09

112

99

89.5

OBC

156.10

133.74

139

120

110

Ex-Servicemen

87.32

56.11

83

64.5

45.5

OH

124.36

102.75

111.5

97.5

88

HH

81.08

58.43

73.5

65

55

VH

123.78

84.87

95.5

96

83.5

Check

F.A.Q

The Annual Calendar of the Examinations of the Commission for the next year is generally uploaded in the month of September/ October of the current year on the SSC website (https://ssc.nic.in)

Tentative dates of issue of Notices of different Examinations are given in the Annual Calendar of Examinations. It is therefore advised to regularly visit the website of the Commission for latest updates.

Yes, One-Time Registration with the Commission is a mandatory prerequisite. On completion of One-Time Registration, candidates can apply online for any examination of the Commission.

No, If the candidate has registered once after 20-07-2018, she/ he has to use the same ‘Registration Number’ and ‘SSC Registration Password’ for applying to various examinations conducted by the Commission.

Check size and format of photograph and signature files. Scanned colour passport size photograph should be in JPEG format and file size of the photograph should be in the range of 20 Staff Selection Commission Frequently Asked Questions Page 2 KB to 50 KB. Image dimension of the photograph should be about 3.5 cm (width) x 4.5 cm (height). Similarly, scanned signature file should be in JPEG format having file size ranging from 10 KB to 20 KB. Image dimension of the signature should be about 4.0 cm (width) x 3.0 cm (height). The image of the signature should occupy at least 75% of the frame.

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