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12th July 2019

Important Update- Combined Higher Secondary (10+2) Level Examination 2018

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19th June 2019

SSC CHSL 2018-19 Exam Admit Cards OUT!

Candidates who have successfully submitted the online application can now Download SSC CHSL 2018-19 Tier-I, Admit Card:

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13th May 2019

SSC CHSL Tier 2 Marks Out

Staff Selection Commission has released the Tier-II marks of CHSL (Combined Higher Secondary Level) Exam 2017. The SSC CHSL Tier-II result was published on 10th May 2019.

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10th May 2019

SSC CHSL 2017 –Declaration of the Result of Tier-II

SSC conducted the Tier-II of the Combined Higher Secondary (10+2) Level Examination, 2017 on 15.07.2018 for recruitment to the posts of Data Entry Operator (DEO), Lower Division Clerk (LDC) / Junior Secretariat Assistant (JSA) and Postal
Assistant (PA)/ Sorting Assistant (SA).

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10th May 2019

SSC CHSL Tentative Vacancy  2017

Staff Selection Commission (SSC) has published the tentative vacancies of SSC CHSL 2017. Click on the section below to view SSC CHSL 2017 Vacancy list.

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Date: 28th March 2019
SSC CHSL 2018- All India Test (AIT): 30 March - 01 April 

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 11th March 2019

SSC CHSL Important Notice Regarding Online Application

Candidates applying for SSC CHSL Examination, 2018 are advised to submit online applications much before the closing date, i.e., 05.04.2019 and not to wait till the last date to avoid the possibility of disconnection/ inability or failure to log in to the website on account of heavy load on the website during the closing days.

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5th March

SSC CHSL Notification 2018

The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) conducts CHSL Exam for the recruitment of Data Entry Operator (DEO), Lower Division Clerk (LDC), Postal Assistant/ Sorting Assistant & Court Clerk. As of now, The Staff Selection Commission has officially released the exam notification for SSC Combined Higher Secondary Level (10+2) Examination 2018.(कर्मचारी चयन आयोग (SSC) ने कम्बाइंड हायर सेकंड्री लेवल (CHSL) परीक्षा 2019 के ऑनलाइन आवेदन प्रक्रिया आज (5 मार्च 2019) से शुरू कर दी है। SSC CHSL परीक्षा के जरिए 3259 पदों पर भर्ती की जा रही है। SSC CHSL 2018-19 के लिए आवेदन करने के इच्छुक उम्मीदवार 5 अप्रैल 2019 की शाम पांच बजे तक अप्लाई कर सकते हैं।)

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  • Full Length: 22
  • Sectional: 8
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About Exam

The Staff Selection Commission or SSC is a part of Department of Personnel and Training(DoPT), a body under Government of India. SSC is responsible for recruiting people under various departments as well as ministries at state and union level. For the same reason, SSC conducts Combined Higher Secondary Level exam (CHSL). Candidates who appear for the paper are mainly recruited for posts like Data Entry Operator (DEO), Lower Division Clerk (LDC) and Postal Assistant/Sorting Assistant posts.

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Exam Dates/Notifications

  • Dates for submission of online applications: 05.03.2019 to 05.04.2019
  • Last date for receipt of application: 05.04.2019 (up to 5.00 P.M.)
  • Last date for making online fee payment: 07.04.2019 (5.00 PM)
  • Last date for generation of offline Challan: 07.04.2019 (5.00 PM)
  • Last date for payment through Challan (during working hours of Bank): 09.04.2019
  • Date of Computer Based Examination (Tier-I): 01-07-2019 to 26-07-2019
  • Date of Tier-II Examination (Descriptive Paper): 29.09.2019

Application Process

SSC CHSL Application process

Candidates have to pay a fee of Rs.100 as application fee through Offline/ Online Mode. Follow the given steps to apply online:

  • Begin by Logging on the Official Website ssc.nic.in
  • Candidate should provide all the required details while filling up the online form. Mandatory fields are marked with * (asterisk) sign. The filling of online application contains two parts: Registration Part (In case not registered earlier) and Application Part.
  • Press “Click to apply” button & click on the new registration button. Make an ID by filling your Name, Father’s name, 10th class roll no. & date of birth and press enter after entering captcha.
  • A new window will appear where the candidates will have to fill basic information and submit the form. After that, a registration number & a password will be generated.
  • A candidate can now proceed to fill online application with Registration ID and password provided in the one-time registration process.
  • Upload your photograph and signature by clicking on upload photo/ signature.
  • The application procedure is incomplete without application part. Application part requires filling of information about choice of centres, education qualification, post preference, making payment of examination fee, etc.
  • Make sure to revisit all the entries before you click on Submit” button. No Correction/ Modification will be allowed. 
  • After that, the candidates have to enter the payment details. To pay the fee in cash, candidates should take print-out of the challan generated online after completion of Application Part and deposit the requisite fee in the designated branch of State Bank of India and then continue within the stipulated date and time. Bank will generate MIS Report and send it to Commission. This process takes minimum 48 hours. After 48 hours the candidate may check their application status form by clicking on Check your application status here’ option on the default page.
  • Those who are exempted from payment of fee can skip that entering those fields.
  • Fill all the details carefully & finish by submitting your application form.
  • Now take a printout of online application for future use.

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Selection Process

  • Candidates who clear Tier-I would be shortlisted for Tier-II exam.
  • Cutoffs for different posts under SSC CHSL exam would differ from each other.
  • Students for Tier-III examination would be shortlisted on the basis of their performance in Tier-I+Tier-II. All candidates should have a minimum score of 33% in Tier-II examination.
  • SSC CHSL Tier-III examination would be a qualifying Skill Test.
  • The final stage would include Document Verification of shortlisted candidates.
  • Allocation of candidates would be done by User Departments on the basis of their merit position and the option exercised by them during document verification.
  • SC, ST, OBC, ExS and PwD candidates, who are selected on their own merit without relaxed standards, along with candidates belonging to other communities, will be accommodated only against the unreserved vacancies as per their position in the overall “Merit List”, and not adjusted against the reserved share of vacancies.

All other guidelines under the Selection Process would be mentioned on the announcement date of the SSC CHSL examination.

Eligibility Criteria

All SSC CHSL candidates must have all the:

  • Educational Qualification
  • Age Limit

as stated below. Click here to know more about eligibility criteria's for SSC CHSL exam 2018.

Age Limit

Age limit for the posts is 18-27 years as on 01-08-2019 (i.e. Candidates born not before 02-08-1992 and not later than 01-08-2001).

Educational Qualification

A few mandatory qualifications for all aspirants planning to give SSC CHSL exam are as following:

  • Must have finished 12th standard or any equivalent examination from recognized boards or university.
  • Data Entry Operators planning to work in the office of Comptroller and Auditor General of India should have passed 12th class in Science stream with Mathematics as subject from any recognized board of India or equivalent course.
  • Degree/ diplomas/ certificates including technical education degree/ diploma from Open or Distance Learning educational universities should be given by all candidates. The education centre/university should be listed under Section 3 of University Grants Commission Act 1956 and Institutions of National Importance declared under an Act of Parliament. This notification was Ministry of Human Resource Development Notification dated 10.06.1995 and published in Gazette of India.
  • Candidates who would be receiving educational qualification and can produce documentary evidence on/before the last date of application can also apply for SSC CHSL exam.
  • All applicants would be called for Documentation Verification and would have to produce their original certificates such as Mark Sheets, Provisional Certificate, Residential Proof, etc.
  • SSC reserves the right to cancel the candidature of candidates who fail to produce their originals on the date of their Document Verification.
  •  All original mark sheets which prove candidate have passed the exam on/before the cut-off date would be considered to have the required educational qualification.

Syllabus

The syllabus of SSC CHSL exam would include four sections:

  • Reasoning
  • Quantitative Aptitude
  • General Awareness
  • English

SSC CHSL Syllabus for Tier I


SSC CHSL Tier I syllabus paper consists of General Intelligence, English Language, Quantitative Aptitude and General awareness. The SSC CHSL 2017 Syllabus for these four is mentioned below:

SSC CHSL Syllabus: General Intelligence


It would include questions of both verbal and non-verbal 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-decoding, Other sub-topics, if any Numerical operations.

SSC CHSL 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.

SSC CHSL Syllabus: Quantitative Aptitude


Arithmetic: Number Systems: Computation of the Whole Number, Decimal and Fractions, Relationship between numbers Fundamental arithmetical operations: Percentages, Ratio and Proportion, Square roots, Averages, Interest (Simple and Compound), Profit and Loss, Discount, Partnership Business, Mixture and Allegation, Time and distance, Time and work. Algebra: Basic algebraic identities of School Algebra and Elementary surds (simple problems) and Graphs of Linear Equations. Geometry: Familiarity with elementary geometric figures and facts: Triangle and its various kinds of centers, Congruence and similarity of triangles, Circle and its chords, tangents, angles subtended by chords of a circle, common tangents to two or more circles. Mensuration: 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 Trigonometry: Trigonometry, Trigonometric ratios, Complementary angles, Height and distances (simple problems only) Standard Identities like sin20 + Cos20=1 etc., Statistical Charts : Use of Tables and Graphs: Histogram, Frequency polygon, Bar- diagram, Pie-chart.

SSC CHSL Syllabus: 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 10 pertaining to History, Culture, Geography, Economic Scene, General policy and scientific research.

SSC CHSL Syllabus for Tier II


Tier-II Paper of SSC CHSL 2017 will be a descriptive Paper of 100 Marks in ‘Pen and Paper Mode. The total duration of the paper is one hour. The Paper would comprise writing of an Essay of 200-250 words and Letter / Application writing of approximately 150-200 words. The paper will have to be written either in Hindi or in English. There is no definite syllabus for this exam. Students can be asked to write Essay on any general topic.


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Exam Pattern

 

Part  Subject  Maximum Marks
 I  General Intelligence  50
 II   English Language  50
 III  Quantitative Aptitude  50
 IV  General Awareness  50

 

  • The exam pattern will consist of Computer Based Examination(Tier-I), Descriptive Pattern(Tier-II) and Typing/Skill Test(Tier-III).
  • Computer Based Examination (Tier-1) would have only objective type multiple choice question. It should be noted that questions would be given in both English and Hindi language under Part II, III and IV.
  • Negative marking of 0.50 would be given for each wrong answer.
  • The SSC would release the Answer Key on the official website of State Selection Commission website.
  • Any representation regarding answer keys received within the time limit mentioned by the Staff Selection Commission at the time of uploading of the answer keys will be scrutinized. The decision of the SSC in this regard will be final. No representation regarding Answer keys shall be entertained/taken, afterward.
  • As a section under a governing body of India, SSC reserves the right to introduce any additional stages of examination and would notify for the same under suitable time frame, is considered to be necessary.  
 

Job Profile

Candidates who appear for SSC CHSL are primarily hired for three job profiles, namely:

Postal Assistant/Sorting Assistant


First and foremost, Postal Assistant/Sorting Assistant(PA/SA) is a new designation introduced under the SSC CHSL exam category for recruitment of personnels under Indian Post offices. The key responsibilities of a Postal Assistant/Sorting Assistant include office work/database entries on both computer as well as physical registers.


A Postal Assistant/Sorting Assistant also has to participate in activities like managing office work and implementation of different assignments for India Post offices as well as other post offices.  


Postal Assistant/Sorting Assistant are sub-categories based on the placements they receive. For example, Postal Assistant under Indian Post Offices(PAPO) work on counters and have to send and/or manage speed & regular posts/material/articles.


Similarly, Postal Assistant under Savings Bank Control Organization(PASBCO) have to manage savings bank related work. They are placed only in Head Post Offices working in the circle, and not in any other regular post offices.


There are also Postal Assistant/Sorting Assistant Circle/Regional Offices; Returned Letter Offices; Mail Motor Services; Foreign Post Organization and Railway Mail Service.

Data Entry Operator


A Data Entry Operator or more commonly known as DEO is a person with high typing/writing speed and accuracy. A DEO should be well acquainted with softwares like MS Office, Windows Editing tools, etc.


Primarily, a DEO works as an assistant to any senior level employee. The key responsibilities of a DEO include maintaining records, verification and correction of data; check, write and reply to email; receiving dictation from seniors and converting it into useful structures for email and/or other purposes. In addition a DEO also prepares presentation, reports, data sheets, documentation and manages records.

Lower Division Clerk


Any aspirant who clears the SSC CHSL exam for the post of Lower Division Clerk or LDC would be handed responsibility for handling administrative duties in the civil and criminal judicial system.


An LDC acts as an assistant to any one of the officers, judges and lawyers of court. The selection of candidate is done by a dedicated judge of a court or through a state/country level exam. The basic responsibility of an LDC is to act as an Administrative Assistant.


The job includes maintaining court records, documentation, administering oaths during court hearings, sealing copies, preparing meeting agendas, issuing licenses/permits, creating draft agendas/bylaws for towns and/or city councils, answering official correspondence and doing research & documentation for judges.


Any LDC or Lower Division Clerk should also be well acquainted with all laws and government policies of India.

SSC CHSL Salary Structure

Name of Posts

Pay Band 1

Grade Pay

Lower Division Clerk (LDC)/ Junior Secretariat Assistant (JSA)

Rs. 5200-20200

Rs. 1900 (pre-revised)

Postal Assistant (PA)/ Sorting Assistant (SA)

Rs. 5200-20200

Rs. 2400 (pre-revised)

Data Entry Operator (DEO)

Rs. 5200-20200

Rs. 2400 (pre-revised)

Data Entry Operator, Grade “A”

Rs. 5200-20200

Rs. 2400 (pre-revised)

Result

The result of SSC CHSL 2017-18 is yet to be announced.

Cutoff

Coming Back to the core, let us formulate SSC CHSL Expected Cut off 2017-18 for Tier I online examination. The SSC CHSL Expected Cut off 2017-18 for Tier I depends on the previous year’s cutoff, the difficulty level of exam and number of applicants & Vacancies. The people who score above the cutoff will be called for further rounds. The number of applicants is getting increased every year for SSC CHSL Level Examination. The cut-off marks may differ according to the categories such as General, OBC, SC, and ST.

 Category  SSC CHSL Expected Cut Off 2017-18
 General  135-145
 OBC  130-140
 SC  120-130
 ST 110-120

Based on the above-mentioned factors, the expected cut off for SSC CHSL Tier I Examination 2017-18 will be in the range of 135-145 for General category.

SSC CHSL Good Attempts 2017-18

Due to the revised pattern of SSC CHSL, the number of questions per section has been reduced to 25 from 50 questions. Let us formulate our good attempts according to the difficulty level of exam:

 Section Name  Good Attempts
 Quantitative Aptitude 19-21
 English Language 19-20
 General Intelligence 21-22
 General Awareness 16-17
 Total 75-80

Hence, the total number of safest and good attempts in SSC CHSL will be in 75-80 range with 90% accuracy.

FAQs

SSC CHSL FAQ

Q1. What is the Age Limit to apply for SSC CHSL 2018?

Ans: The age limit is 18-27 years as on 01.02.2019 (Candidates born not before 02-02-1991 and

not later than 01-02-2001).

Q2.What Educational Qualification is required to apply for the SSC CHSL 2018?

Ans: i) The student must have passed 12th Standard or equivalent examination from a recognized Board or University.

ii)  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.

Q3. In how many phases the SSC CHSL 2018 exam will be conducted?

Ans: The exam will be conducted in three phases: The Tier I will be Computer Based Examination, The Tier II will be Descriptive Paper (Paper pen mode) and The Tier-III will be Typing Test/ Skill Test. There will be negative marking of 0.50 marks for each wrong answer.

Q4. How can a student be selected in SSC CHSL 2018?

Ans: On the basis of their performance inTier-I, Candidates will be shortlisted for Tier-II Examination. Candidates will be shortlisted for Tier-III Examination the basis of their performance in (Tier-I+ Tier-II) subject to having a minimum score of 33% in Tier-II. Tier-III Examination i.e. Skill Test will be of a qualifying type. The candidates who qualify TierIII will be called for Document Verification. Final allocation of candidates will be made to User Departments depending on their merit position and the option exercised by them during document verification.

Q5. Important books for CHSL 2018?

Ans: The student can follow these books:

Quantitative Aptitude: Kiran Publication,  Rakesh Yadav notes for short tricks.

English Vocab : (i) MB Publication for One word and Idioms & Phrases.

                           (ii) SP Bakshi for Synonyms & Antonyms.

English Grammar: Plinth to Paramount.

You can learn easy tricks and rule on Onlinetyari Youtube channel(English classes with Manisha Narang)

Reasoning: Kiran Publication, Daily Mock Test is enough for Reasoning.

General Awareness: Current Affairs - Onlinetyari Current Affairs.

  •                   History - NCERT (TamilNadu Board)
  •                   Polity - Lucent
  •                   Geography - NCERT/ Lucent
  •                   Science - Lucent
  •                   Economics - Definition

Q6. What is the Exam Pattern of SSC CHSL 2018?

Ans:

Subject
Questions
Maximum Marks
Total Duration
Quantitative Aptitude
25
50
60 minutes for VH/OH – 100 Minutes

For VH/OH – 80 Minutes 

English
25
50
General Awareness
25
50
Reasoning
25
50

 

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