How to prepare for SSC CHSL Tier 3 - SSC CHSL exam is conducted into three stages. Candidates who want to know how to prepare for SSC CHSL tier 3, should first familiarize themselves with Computer. First phase (Tier-I) of the exam is objective in nature. Those who will qualify in first phase will be further called to appear in second phase (Tier-II) of SSC CHSL exam 2019. Tier -II exam is descriptive in nature and mode of this stage of exam is pen-paper based. Aspirants who know how to prepare for SSC CHSL Tier 2 exam and execute their plan accordingly, will qualify second stage of exam. These candidates further be called for the Tier-III stage of examination. Tier-3 exam of SSC CHSL includes typing test/skill test and Check here for SSC CHSL exam pattern.

How to prepare for SSC CHSL Tier 3

Latest: SSC has released SSC CHSL 2019 application form on December 3, 2019

Candidates who are interested in Data Entry Operator (DEO) post will have to appear for skill test exam, on the other side candidates who applied for Postal Assistant & Lower Division Clerk (LDC) posts through SSC CHSL 2019 will have to do typing test. Hence aspirants preparing for this exam should know how to prepare for SSC CHSL tier 3 to get inducted into the services. SSC CHLS 2019 Tier-I will be conducted from March 16 to 27, 2020 while Tier-II will be conducted on June 28, 2020. SSC CHSL 2019 exam dates for Tier-III are yet to be announced.

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Points to know regarding Tier-III (Skill Test/ Typing Test)

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

  • Test will be conducted in the cities where Regional Offices of the Commission are located or as decided by the Commission.

  • Skill Test/ Typing Test is of qualifying in nature.




Skill Test for Data Entry Operator

Data Entry Speed of 8,000 (eight thousand) Key Depressions per hour on Computer.

Duration of the Test will be 15 (Fifteen) minutes

Printed matter in English containing about 2000-2200 key-depressions would be given to each candidate who would enter the same in the Computer.

Data Entry Operator in the Office of the Comptroller and Auditor General of India (C&AG)

'Speed of 15000 key depressions per hour on Computer‟ will be adjudged on the basis of the correct entry of words/ key depressions as per the given passage

Test will be 15 (Fifteen) minutes

Printed matter in English containing about 3700-4000 key-depressions would be given to each candidate who would enter the same in the Computer.

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Typing Test for LDC/ JSA and Postal Assistant/ Sorting Assistant

Medium of Typing

Typing Speed


Medium of Typing Test will be Hindi and English.

English medium -35 words per minute (w.p.m.)

Hindi medium- 30 words per minute(w.p.m.).

35 w.p.m. and 30 w.p.m. correspond to about 10500 key depressions per hour and about 9000 key depressions per hour respectively

The speed will be judged on the accuracy of typing on the Computer of a given text passage in 10 minutes.

Transcend the limits to win the race

Candidates who will clear SSC CHSL tier 2 cut off will be eligible to appear in the next stage of the exam. So to give students insights for strategy making of how to prepare for SSC CHSL tier 3, previous year cut off is mentioned in table below. This cut off will give aspirants idea that those who are scoring near about these marks should pull up their socks to start preparation for tier 3 exam.

SSC CHSL Cutoff 2017 for Data Entry Skill Test for the post of DEO in C & AG








Cut-off Marks(Tier-I + Tier-II)








Candidates Available








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SSC CHSL Cutoff 2017 for Data Entry Skill Test for the post of DEO in Deptt. other than C&AG







Cut-off Marks(Tier-I + Tier-II)







Candidates Available







“By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail.”

This quote by Benjamin Franklin suggested that those who lack in their strategy or planning making for an exam, there is high chances of their failure in exam. So one should include the planning and tips & tricks of how to prepare for SSC CHSL tier 3 in one attempt.

  • Regular practice of typing at home

  • Don’t practise in laptop keyword as in exam candidates will be given in computer

  • Practise typing test in time bound manner and check the speed

  • Analyse and observe the mistakes and get them rectified.

Candidates who will qualify Tier-III stage of SSC CHSL exam can check their result for the exam on SSC CHSL result. Successful candidates will be further called for medical exam and document verification process and after that merit list of the candidates will be declared by the authority.

Motivation behind preparation- SSC CHSL Post

Candidates who are making the strategy so as of how to prepare for SSC CHSL tier 3 exam must know that what all vacancies can be offered to them after their final selection in SSC exam

Job Profile

Pay Band

Grade Pay

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

Pay Band -1 (Rs. 5200-20200)

Rs. 1900 (pre-revised)

Postal Assistant(PA)/Sorting Assistant(SA)

Pay Band -1 (Rs. 5200-20200)

Rs. 2400 (pre-revised)

Data Entry Operator (DEO)

Pay Band -1 (Rs. 5200-20200)

Rs. 2400 (pre-revised)

Data Entry Operator, Grade “A‟

Pay Band -1 (Rs. 5200-20200)

Rs. 2400 (pre-revised)

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ssc chsl ki yeyarikea kare pleaase batao

Harshita Sharan Srivastava Student Expert 16th Mar, 2020

Hello Aspirant,

The SSC CHSL Exams is a competitive exam which acts as a gateway to various government posts.The SSC CHSL Exam is conducted in three stages:

  • Tier I (Computer Based Exam)
  • Tier II ( Descriptive Exam)
  • Tier III (Skill/Typing Test)

To score well in the SSC CHSL exam, it is important that you be fully aware of the SSC CHSL Syllabus and the SSC Exam Pattern. I'll recommend you to list down all the topics asked in exam and start preparing for the exam. Give as much mocks you can to increase your speed. Read newspaper daily.

Good Luck


i wrongly. entered my cast i checked after getting hallticket for ssc chsl what should i do now please give me a solution for this problem

Sharon Rose Student Expert 15th Mar, 2020


You cannot make any corrections now or later.You cannot change your category once you have submitted the application and received the admit card.If you have mentioned your category as general you may continue with this if you wish to.Otherwise you have to appear next time .Please be careful while filling the application form.


ssc chsl previous years questions

Papeya Dubey Student Expert 8th Mar, 2020


You can get SSC CHSL previous year  question papers by visiting the link provided below;

It will give you basic idea about the exam and help you analyze your progress as well.


SSC chal admit card download link

Smrity 7th Mar, 2020


The Admit Card for SSC CHSL Tier 1 is released on 4th of March and the link of each region is present on the site provided below:

You can download the above from the official site also:

I hope this Helps.

All the Best!


which books are good to crack SSC chsl exam

Manisha Gupta Expert 22nd Feb, 2020

Hello Aspirant,

You may refer the books given below:

SSC CHSL Best Book for General Intelligence and Reasoning-

Analytical Reasoning- M.K Pandey

Verbal and Nonverbal Reasoning- R.S Aggarwal

A New Approach to Reasoning Verbal, Non-Verbal & Analytical- B.S Sijwali, Indu Sijwali

SSC CHSL Best Book for General Awareness

General Knowledge- Lucent Publication

Manorama Yearbook- Mammen Mathew and Philip Mathew

Current Affairs- Monthly Magazine and News paper

SSC CHSL Best Book for English Comprehension

Objective General English- S.P Bakshi

Quick Learning Objective General English- R.S Aggarwal & Vikas Aggarwal

Word Power Made Easy- Norman Lewis

Plinth to Paramount- Neetu

SSC CHSL Best Book for Quantitative Aptitude

Fast Track Objective Arithmetic- Rajesh Verma

Quantitative Abilities Arithmetic Ability- Kiran Prakashan

Quantitative Aptitude- R.S Aggarwal

Arithmetic For General Competition Vol 1& 2- Neetu Singh

Good Luck!

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