SSC CHSL 2018: Notification, Exam Date, Syllabus, Admit Card, Result

SSC CHSL Notification is out on 17th November 2017 and there are 5134 total vacancies mentioned on official notification of SSC CHSL 2018. Candidates who are interested will be able to fill SSC CHSL 2018 Online application till 27th December 2017. As per the official Notification published on the official site, SSC CHSL Tier I computer-based exam has been scheduled between 4th March to 28th March 2018. Candidates can apply online by visiting this official link https://ssc.nic.in/ or by clicking on this SSC CHSL 2018 apply online link (Closed now) and fill SSC CHSL Application Form 2018. And Tier II exam has will be conducted on 15th July 2018 to recruit the eligible candidates for Lower Divisional ClerksPostal Assistants/Sorting Assistants, and Data Entry Operators (LDC & DEO) Posts.SSC CHSLAre you studying very hard for an entire year to crack this exam? If yes, then you are in the right place! If you want to know anything about SSC CHSL admit card, eligibility criteria, syllabus, result, exam pattern, recruitment details, Selection process, Application fee, Salary, Cut off, Question paper then read the full article below.

SSC CHSL Recruitment 2018 Details: Important Dates

SSC CHSL Recruitment Notification is already released on 17th November 2017 and the last date to fill the SSC CHSL Online Application form is 27th December 2017.

Events or Activities Going On Final Dates
SSC CHSL 2018 Application Form starts from 17th November 2017
SSC CHSL 2018 apply online Last Date Ends on 27th December 2017
SSC CHSL 2018 Tier-1 Admit Card Click Here
SSC CHSL 2018 Tier-1 2018 Exam Date From 4th March to 28th March 2018
SSC CHSL 2018 Tier-II Exam Date 15th July 2018
SSC CHSL 2018 Tier-III Exam Date Nov-Dec 2018
SSC CHSL 2018 Tier-1  Result Click Here

SSC CHSL Notification 2018

The SSC CHSL notification 2018 has published on their official website (CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD SSC CHSL NOTIFICATION 2018 PDF) on 17th November 2017. And the SSC – CHSL Tier I Exam will be held From 4th March to 28th March 2018 and SSC Tier II Exam on 15th July 2018. Any Information regarding SSC – CHSL Tier III Exam is to be notified later.

SSC CHSL Eligibility Criteria 2018

SSC CHSL Eligibility criteria have been divided into three categories:

1. Nationality/ Citizenship

  • Candidate must be a citizen of India/Nepal/ Bhutan.
  • Candidate must be a Tibetan refugee who came over to India, before the 1st January 1962, with the intention of permanently settling in India, or
  • Candidate must be a person of Indian origin who has migrated from Sri Lanka, Pakistan, Burma, East African countries of Uganda, Kenya, the United Republic of Tanzania(Formerly Tanganyika and Zanzibar), Zaire, Zambia, Malawi, Ethiopia and Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India.

SSC CHSL Educational Qualification

Candidates must fulfill their Educational Qualifications as on 1st August 2018. Candidates who are in their can also apply for SSC CHSL 2018.

  • Must have passed 12th Standard or equivalent examination from a recognized Board or University.
  • For Data Entry Operator 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.

SSC CHSL Age Relaxation

Category Age-relaxation permissible beyond the upper age limit
PwD 10 years
OBC 3
PwD+OBC 13
SC/ ST 5
PwD+SC/ ST 15
Ex-Servicemen (ExS) 3 years after deduction of the military service rendered from the actual age as on the closing date.
Central Govt. Civilian Employees (SC/ ST) who have rendered not less than 3 years regular and continuous service as on Closing date. Up to 45 years of age
Central Govt. Civilian Employees who have rendered not less than 3 years regular and continuous service as on Closing date. Up to 40
Candidates who had ordinarily been domiciled in the State of Jammu & Kashmir during the period from 1st January 1980 to 31st December 1989 5
Widows/ Divorced Women/ Women judicially separated and who are not remarried (SC/ ST) Up to 40
Widows/ Divorced Women/ Women judicially separated and who are not remarried (SC/ ST) Up to 35
Defence Personnel disabled in operation during hostilities with any foreign country or in a disturbed area and released as a consequence thereof 3
Defence Personnel disabled in operation during hostilities with any foreign country or in a disturbed area and released as a consequence thereof (SC/ ST) 8 (3+5) years
Service Clerks in the last year of their color service in the Armed Forces (SC/ ST) Up to 50
Service Clerks in the last year of their color service in the Armed Forces Up to 45
Retrenched census employees of Office of Registrar General of India (They will be considered only for offices under RGI in their order of merit and subject to availability of vacancies) 3 years plus the length of service rendered by them in connection with census, before retrenchment, and weightage of past service.

SSC CHSL Vacancy 2018

In this Section, you will get all the details of SSC CHSL Vacancy 2018. In the year 2017, The Staff Selection Commission Combined Higher Secondary Level 2018 had released a total of 3259 vacancies as per latest updates. Below you will find the all the detailed vacancies regarding three major posts.

Post Name  Grade Pay (in Rs.) Total Vacancies Pay Band
Postal Assistant (PA)/ Sorting Assistant (SA) 2400 3267 Rs. 5200-20200
Junior Secretariat Assistant (JSA)/Lower Division Clerk (LDC) 1900 1865 Rs. 5200-20200
Data Entry Operator(DEO) 2400 2 Rs. 5200-20200
Data Entry Operator(DEO) Grade A 2400 2 Rs. 5200-20200

SSC CHSL Application Form 2018

Don’t miss this great opportunity because SSC CHSL 2018 Application Form online has been officially announced and started from 18th November and the closing date is 27th December 2017. Candidates who are interested can visit the official website and read the notification.

How to Apply for SSC CHSL 2018?

  • Firstly candidates are advised to read the instructions given on the official notice before filling the one-time online application form.
  • Go to http://www.ssconline.nic.in or http://ssc.nic.in/ >Apply>CHSL.
  • Candidates should now move to the Registration Part and fill the online application form after reading the instructions.
  • Candidates are now required to fill in basic information like name, father’s name, mother’s name, gender, date of birth, permanent address, category, etc.
  • Click on submit button and check if there’s some correction need to be made.
  • After the submission of the Application Form, you will be provided with unique Registration ID and password. Note it down safely (will be used later).
  • Now candidates are required to upload their latest color photograph and signature. The photograph and signature must be uploaded in jpg format. The signature must be at least 1 KB but less than 12 KB and photograph must be least 4 KB but less than 20 KB.
  • After completing the above steps, candidates should now take out a print out of the filled application.

SSC CHSL Application Fee

  • After filling the online application, Candidates are now required to make a payment of Rs. 100/-.The fee can be paid by using Mastercard/Visa/ Maestro Credit/ Debit card or through SBI Net Banking/SBI Challan.
  • The last to date submit online application fee is between 17.11.2018 to 18.12.2018 (5.00PM).
  • After your payment is successful, your application will be complete and will be accepted provisionally.

Women candidates of all categories and candidates belonging to Scheduled Tribe, Scheduled Caste, Persons with Disability (PwD) and Ex-servicemen (ExS) eligible for reservation are exempted from payment of the fee. Applications received without the prescribed fee will be rejected and the fees will not be refunded.

SSC CHSL 2018 Admit Card

Candidates who have successfully registered and submitted their form for Staff Selection Combined Higher Secondary level 2018 will be able to download the e-admit card/hall ticket/call letter from the official website of SSC. To download hall ticket/admit card candidates are required to enter their Date of Birth and Registration number and password which they have acquired during the submission of application form. Click here to know more details on SSC CHSL Admit Card.

SSC CHSL Exam Pattern

Every year SSC conducts Combined Higher Secondary level in 3 tiers for various posts to recruit candidates. Firstly candidates are required to give descriptive paper followed by a typing/skill test. All details regarding SSC – CHSL Tier I, II, III are given below.

Exam Name Mode of the Exam
SSC CHSL Tier I 2018 (objective MCQ) Computer Based (online)
SSC CHSL Tier II 2018 Descriptive
SSC CHSL Tier III 2018 (Typing/Skill Test) Wherever available

SSC CHSL Tier I Exam Pattern Details

SSC CHSL Tier I exam will be of 200 total marks with 25 questions with each section and the paper will available in both English/Hindi languages. The entire paper is objective MCQ type and for every wrong answer, 0.50 marks will be deducted. The detailed Scheme of the SSC CHSL Tier-I exam is tabulated below.

Subject Maximum Marks Number of Questions Time allowed
General Intelligence and Reasoning 50 25 60 min.
General Awareness 50 25 60 min.
Quantitative Aptitude 50 25 60 min.
English Comprehension 50 25 60 min.

SSC CHSL Tier II Exam Pattern Details

Tier-II Paper will be a 100 Marks (Pen and Paper) descriptive Paper. The time duration of this paper will be one hour. The Paper would comprise writing of an Application Letter of 150-200 words/Essay of 200-250 words approximately. The minimum qualifying marks of Tier-II is 33 percent. The performance in Tier II would be included for preparing merit. Candidates can write the paper either in Hindi or in English.

Sections Maximum Marks Number of Questions Time allowed
Application/Letter 50 1 60 min.
Essay 50 1 60 min.

SSC CHSL Tier III Exam Pattern Details

SSC CHSL Tier III will be a Typing/Skill Test which would be of qualifying nature.

  • Data Entry Speed of 8,000 (eight thousand) Key Depressions per hour on Computer.
  • For Data Entry Operator in the Office of the Auditor General and Comptroller of India (C&AG):- A speed Test of not less than 15000 key depressions per hour for data entry work to be ascertained through speed test on Computer.
Exam Type Mode of Examination Time Allowed
Typing/Skill Test in English or Hindi Computer Based 15 min.

SSC CHSL Exam Centre

Candidate will be given the three choices to choose the most suitable exam center at the time of filling application. Note: Once selected you cannot change the exam center later under any circumstances. Hence, it is advised to select the centers very carefully.

Examination Centres & Centre Code Address of the Regional Offices/ Website SSC Region and States/ UTs under the jurisdiction of the Region
Bareilly(3005), Varanasi(3013), Bhagalpur(3201), Gorakhpur(3007), Muzaffarpur(3205), Patna(3206), Agra(3001), Allahabad(3003), Kanpur(3009), Lucknow(3010), Meerut(3011) Regional Director (CR),
Staff Selection Commission,
21-23, Lowther Road, Allahabad,
Uttar Pradesh-211002
Central Region (CR)
Gangtok(4001), Ranchi(4205), Barasat(4402), Keonjhargarh(4606), Midnapur(4413), Siliguri(4415), Berhampore(Odisha) (4602), Bhubaneshwar(4604), Sambalpur(4609), Port Blair (4802), Berhampore (WB)(4403), Chinsurah (4405), Jalpaiguri(4408), Kolkata(4410), Malda(4412), Cuttack(4605), Regional Director (ER),
Staff Selection Commission,
1st MSO Building,(8th Floor), 234/4,
Acharya Jagadish Chandra Bose
Road, Kolkata,
West Bengal-700020
Eastern Region (ER)
Kochi(9204), Kozhikode(Calicut)(9206), Bangalore(9001), Dharwar(9004), Gulbarga(9005),  Thiruvananthapuram(9211),Mangalore(9008), Mysore(9009),  Thrissur(9212) Regional Director (KKR),
Staff Selection Commission,
1st Floor, “E” Wing,
Kendriya Sadan,
Koramangala, Bengaluru,
Karnataka-560034
Karnataka, Kerala Region (KKR)
Bhopal(6001), Chindwara(6003), Guna(6004), Sagar(6015), Ambikapur(6201), Bilaspur(6202) Jagdalpur(6203), Raipur(6204), Gwalior(6005), Indore(6006), Jabalpur(6007), Khandwa(6009), Ratlam(6011), Satna(6014), Durg(6205) Dy. Director (MPR),
Staff Selection Commission,
J-5, Anupam Nagar, Raipur,
Chhattisgarh-492001
Madhya Pradesh Sub-Region (MPR)
Agartala(5601), Dibrugarh(5102), Guwahati(Dispur)(5105), Jorhat(5107), Itanagar(5001), Shillong(5401), Imphal(5501), Churachandpur(5502), Ukhrul(5503), Silchar(5111), Kohima(5302),  Aizwal(5701) Regional Director (NER), Staff Selection Commission,
Housefed Complex,
Last Gate-Basistha Road, P. O. Assam Sachivalaya, Dispur, Guwahati, Assam-781006
North Eastern Region (NER)
Jodhpur(2406), Dehradun(2002), Haldwani(2003), Srinagar (Uttarakhand)(2004), Almora(2001), Alwar(2402), Bharatpur(2403), Bikaner(2404), Jaipur(2405),  Haridwar(2005), Delhi(2201), Ajmer(2401), Kota(2407), Sriganganagar(2408), Udaipur(2409) Regional Director (NR),
Staff Selection Commission,
Block No. 12,
CGO Complex, Lodhi Road,
New Delhi-110504
Northern Region (NR)
Shimla(1203), Bhathinda (1401), Jalandhar(1402), Anantnag(1001), Baramula(1002), Jammu(1004), Leh(1005), Rajouri(1006), Srinagar(J&K)(1007), Kargil(1008), Dodda (1009), Hamirpur(1202), Patiala(1403), Amritsar(1404), Chandigarh(1601) Dy. Director (NWR),
Staff Selection Commission,
Block No. 3, Ground Floor, Kendriya Sadan, Sector-9, Chandigarh-160009
North Western Sub-Region (NWR)
Tiruchirapalli(8206), Kurnool(8003), Rajahmundry(8004), Tirupati(8006), Vishakhapatnam(8007), Tirunelveli(8207), Puducherry(8401), Hyderabad(8601), Guntur(8001), Vijayawada(8008), Chennai(8201), Coimbatore(8202), Madurai(8204),  Nizamabad(8602), Warangal(8603) Regional Director (SR),
Staff Selection Commission,
2nd Floor, EVK Sampath Building, DPI Campus,
College Road, Chennai,
Tamil Nadu-600006
Southern Region (SR)
Ahmedabad(7001), Vadodara(7002), Rajkot(7006), Surat(7007), Bhavnagar(7009), Kutch(7010), Amravati(7201), Pune(7208), Thane(7210), Bhandara(7211), Chandrapur(7212), Akola(7213), Aurangabad(7202), Kolhapur(7203), Mumbai(7204), Nagpur(7205), Nanded (7206), Nashik(7207), Jalgaon(7214), Ahmednagar(7215), Alibaug(7216), Panaji(7801) Regional Director (WR),
Staff Selection Commission,
1st Floor, South Wing,
Pratishtha Bhawan,
101, Maharshi Karve Road, Mumbai,
Maharashtra-400020
Western Region (WR)

SSC CHSL Selection Process

As per the SSC CHSL official Notification, the selection of the candidate will be done on the basis of their performance in Tier-I examination and on that basis candidates will be shortlisted for Tier-II Examination. And on the basis of both the Tier I and Tier II exams candidates will be shortlisted for Tier-III with a minimum score of 33% in Tier-II. Finally, in Tier III examination the shortlisted candidates will be called for a DV(Document Verification) as submitted in the online application form and selection process will be according to marks scored by the candidate.

SSC CHSL Cut Off

After the declaration of SSC CHSL Result, the SSC CHSL 2018 cut-off marks will be released officially and on the basis of that, the candidates will be selected for the next Tier-II Descriptive Paper exam. The cut off of SSC CHSL Tier I 2018 is the minimum marks to qualify the next stage and that will be declared with the release of CHSL Tier I result depending on the level of exam, the overall difficulty level of section-wise paper, and the number of students that appeared for the examination, etc. Click here to know more details on SSC CHSL Cutoff.

SSC CHSL Syllabus

The syllabus is the most important thing when it comes to preparation of the exam, candidates study very hard throughout the year to get success in the exam and get their desirable post so Check the SSC CHSL syllabus according to different tiers.

SSC CHSL FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions)

What is the Application Fee?

Application fee to fill online Application Form is only Rs. 100/-.

What should be my minimum educational qualification to apply for the Exam?

Candidates must have to pass the 10+2 Examination (01.08.2018).

What will be the mode of the examination for Tier I and Tier II?

The Tier I exam will be computer-based (MCQ) and the Tier II will be a Descriptive (Pen & paper) test.

What should be the photo and signature format to upload during application form?

Both the photo and signature should be in JPG format.

What is eligibility criteria to sit for the exam?

Candidates must be a citizen of India, medically fit, and must fulfill all the educational qualification and age limit criteria as mentioned above.

Is Aadhar Card is needed to fill SSC CHSL 2018 Exam?

No, Aadhar Card is not mandatory but you must have your Voter ID card as a citizen proof.

What are the starting and last dates to apply online?

The on­line application will be available from 18­-11-2017 to 18­-12-2017 till 5.00 pm and payment can be made both online (SBI/Debit/Credit Card) or offline through E-Challan.

Can I fill CHSL application form in Offline Mode?

No, the application can only be filled online.

SSC CHSL Result

Staff Selection Commission (SSC) Combined Higher Secondary Level (CHSL) Result will be announced on the official website SSC – CHSL. Candidates who have completed each Tier I, II and III Exam can check their SSC CHSL result.


What is SSC CHSL?

Its full form is Staff Selection Commission Combined Higher Secondary Level which is conducted by the Staff Selection Commission for selecting staff for the post of Lower Division Clerk/Junior Secretariat Assistant, Postal Assistant, and Data Entry Operator. In every SSC conducts this exam in three tiers and more than 10 Lakh people appeared every year but only a few thousands of students to get the employment in India. It is an examination conducted to recruit staff to various posts in ministries, departments, and organizations of the Government of India. SSC CHSL is one of the great opportunity for anyone who wants to work in different job profiles in Indian Government organizations.

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This exam is one of the most popular exams in India around 5-10 lakhs of aspiring student appear in this exam every year but it is so difficult for the students to get the notification at the right time because if you search on the google, you will get a ton of websites which will provide you information regarding Staff Selection Commission Combined Higher Secondary Level Examination but most of them don’t update their sites too often which causes many problems for the students, but in our site we will always keep you up to date with any information related to Staff Selection Commission Combined Higher Secondary Level Examination and other SSC Online Updates. So make sure to subscribe our site to get all latest updates on SSC CHSL 2018.

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