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SSC CHSL 2019 - Staff Selection Commission (SSC) has released the application form of SSC CHSL 2019 on December 3 along with its notification The last date to fill SSC CHSL application form is January 10, 2020. SSC CHSL 2019 Tier-I exam will be conducted from March 16 to 27, 2020 while Tier-II will be conducted on June 28. SSC is expected to release as many as 6000 vacancies for the recruitment 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. SSC CHSL is conducted in three stages - Tier-I, II, and III. Candidates qualifying the SSC CHSL exam are given a salary between Rs. 5200 to 20200.
Latest: Fill SSC CHSL 2019 Application Form Before Jan 10, 2020. Download Official SSC CHSL 2019 Notification PDF here.

SSC CHSL Tier-I exam is conducted in computer-based mode while the Tier-II exam is descriptive exam which is pen and paper-based. Tier-III stage of SSC CHSL is a typing test. SSC will release the number of vacancies for SSC CHSL 2019 shortly on their official website. To know details related to SSC CHSL 2019 exam, application, eligibility, exam pattern, etc, go through the article below.

SSC CHSL 2019 - Overview

Exam name

Staff Selection Commission Combined Higher Secondary Level (10+2) Exam

Commonly known as


Examination authority

Staff Selection Commission

Posts offered through SSC CHSL

  • Lower Divisional Clerk (LDC)/Junior Secretariat Assistant(JSA),

  • Postal Assistant(PA)/Sorting Assistant(SA)

  • Data Entry Operator(DEO)

  • Data Entry Operator (Grade A)

Mode of exam

Tier 1: Online Test

Tier 2: Pen and Paper based

Tier 3: Typing/Skill Test

Stages of examination

  1. Computer Based Test

  2. Descriptive Test

  3. Typing/Skill Test

SSC CHSL 2019 Dates


Dates (2019)

SSC CHSL Application 2019 Begins

December 3, 2019 (Released)

SSC CHSL 2019 Application (Closing date)

January 10, 2020

SSC CHSL Last date for making online fee payment

January 10, 2020

SSC CHSL Last date for generation of offline Challan

January 10, 2020

SSC CHSL Admit Card – Tier 1

March 6, 2020 (Tentative)

SSC CHSL Tier 1 exam

March 16 to 27, 2020

SSC CHSL Result - Tier 1

May, 2020

SSC CHSL Admit Card – Tier 2

June 18, 2020 (Tentative)

SSC CHSL Tier 2 Exam

June 28, 2020

SSC CHSL Tier 2 Result

September 2020

SSC CHSL Typing/Skill Test - Tier 3

To be notified

Declaration of Final Result

To be notified

SSC CHSL Application Form 2019

The authority has released the application form of SSC CHSL 2019 on December 3 in online mode. Candidates who meet the eligibility criteria can fill the application form till January 10, 2020. Candidates have to fill personal details like name, address, education details, contact information, etc. Along with filling the application form of SSC CHSL, candidates must also pay the application fee as per their category.

How to apply for SSC CHSL 2019?

  • The application form of SSC CHSL is filled in two parts - Part I and II.

  • In Part I, candidates have to fill their basic details.

  • In Part II of SSC CHSL application form, candidates have to pay the requisite application fees.

  • Upload photograph and signature.

  • Submit their application

SSC CHSL Application Fee


Application Fee

General, OBC male candidates

Rs. 100

Female and reserved category


SSC CHSL Eligibility 2019

SSC has determined the eligibility criteria of SSC CHSL that must be fulfilled by the candidates before applying for the exam. SSC CHSL eligibility criteria are determined on the basis of nationality, age, and educational qualification. To know the eligibility criteria of SSC CHSL in details go through the table below.

SSC CHSL Eligibility Criteria


  • Candidates applying for SSC CHSL 2019 must be a citizen of India

  • Candidates from Nepal, Bhutan and Tibetan refugee are also eligible subject to fulfilment of eligibility criteria as mandated by Government of India

Age Limit

  • Maximum: 27 years

  • Minimum: 18 years

Educational qualification

  • Must have passed 10+2/HSC or equivalent examination from a recognized Board or University

However, candidates belonging to the reserved categories have been given some age relaxation in the upper age limit.

Last years SSC CHSL registration trends

Candidates can check the last three years' registration trend from the table given below.





29.68 lakh

13.17 lakh







SSC CHSL Exam Centre 2019

The authorities will conduct the exam at various exam centres of SSC CHSL in 146 cities in 33 States/UTs. Candidates can select the exam centre of their choice while filling the application form of SSC CHSL. The intimation regarding the allotment of SSC CHSL exam centre will be given to the candidates through the admit card. The table below contains the names of few of the exam centres where the exam of SSC CHSL 2019 is expected to be conducted.

Exam Centre of SSC CHSL 2019

Centre code






















SSC CHSL Exam Pattern 2019

The examination authorities have prescribed the exam pattern of SSC CHSL. Candidates must go through the exam pattern of SSC CHSL before they could start preparing for the exam. By going through the exam pattern of SSC CHSL, candidates will be able to get an idea of the section from where the questions will be asked in the exam, marking scheme, time allotment. number of questions etc. As per the SSC CHSL exam pattern, the exam will be held in the following three stages:

  • Tier I (Computer Based Test)

  • Tier II (Pen and paper-based)

  • Tier III (Typing test)

SSC CHSL Tier I Exam Pattern


No of Questions

Max Marks

Exam Duration

General Intelligence and Reasoning



60 minutes

General Awareness



Quantitative Aptitude



English Comprehension






SSC CHSL Tier II Exam Pattern

The tier II exam of SSC CHSL is descriptive in nature and will be conducted for a total of 100 marks. Candidates will be given a total of 60 minutes to complete the test. The paper would comprise writing of an essay of 200-250 words and a letter/application of about 150-200 words. Candidates must secure at least 33% in order to qualify the stage.

SSC CHSL Tier III Exam Pattern

Candidates who will pass in tier II stage will have to take a skill test/typing test which is qualifying in nature.

SSC CHSL Syllabus 2019

SSC has released SSC CHSL syllabus along with the notification. With the help of SSC CHSL syllabus, candidates can check the topic and sub-topics under different sections. The list of topics for SSC CHSL 2019 for tier I exam is listed below.

SSC CHSL 2019 Syllabus

General Intelligence and Reasoning

Quantitative Ability

English Language

General Awareness

Logical Reasoning


Reading Comprehension


Alphanumeric Series

Profit & Loss

Cloze Test


Ranking/Direction/Alphabet Test

Mixtures & Allegations

Para jumbles


Data Sufficiency

Simple Interest & Compound Interest & Surds & Indices


Economic Scene

Coded Inequalities

Work & Time

Fill in the blanks

General Policy

Seating Arrangement

Time & Distance

Multiple Meaning/Error Spotting

Scientific Research


Mensuration – Cylinder, Cone, Sphere

Paragraph Completion

Awards and Honors


Data Interpretation

One Word Substitution

Books and Authors


Ratio & Proportion, Percentage

Active/Passive Voice

Blood Relations

Number Systems


Sequence & Series


Permutation, Combination & Probability

SSC CHSL Admit Card 2019

SSC will release the admit card of SSC CHSL stage-wise for tier I, tier II and tier III. To download the admit card of SSC CHSL 2019, candidates have to enter roll number/registration number and date of birth. Candidates must ensure that all the details mentioned in SSC CHSL 2019 admit card are correct. In case of any discrepancy in the admit card, candidates must get the details corrected. Candidates must carry SSC CHSL admit card 2019 to the exam centre on the exam day along one of the prescribed photo ID proofs like Aadhaar Card, Voter ID Card, Driving License, PAN Card, Passport, etc.

SSC CHSL Sample Papers 2019

Candidates appearing for SSC CHSL 2019 can use the sample papers as the best source for preparation. Candidates can download SSC CHSL sample paper to practice for better preparation which can enhance their speed and accuracy. Solving SSC CHSL sample papers will help candidates to know the type of questions asked in the exam, weightage of topics etc. Careers 360 has provided the sample papers of SSC CHSL and candidates can download it for free.

SSC CHSL Answer key 2019

SSC releases the answer key of SSC CHSL in the form of login on its official website. The answer key of SSC CHSL 2019 will contain the correct answer to the questions asked in the exam. Candidates will be able to download the answer key by entering roll number and date of birth as password. In case of any discrepancy in the answer key or any option, candidates can submit representation. After scrutinising the challenges submitted by the candidates, the final answer key will be released. Using SSC CHSL 2019 answer key, candidates can check the number of responses marked correctly in the exam.

SSC CHSL Result 2019

SSC announces the results for SSC CHSL for all three phases – Tier I, II and final separately. To check result, candidates will have to enter user ID and password. The result of SSC CHSL will display the qualifying status of the candidates. The commission will also release the scorecard of the candidates where they can check the marks secured in the exam. Candidates who will qualify the tier I exam will be eligible to appear for tier II exam. Based on candidates performance in tier I and II, candidates will be shortlisted to appear for skill test/typing test. The final allocation of candidates will be done depending on their merit.

SSC CHSL Cutoff 2019

Along with the declaration of the result, the cut off of SSC CHSL will also be released. Candidates will have to secure the cut off score as per their category to qualify the exam. The cut off score is the minimum qualifying marks the candidates must secure in order to become eligible for the next stage of the selection procedure. Candidates who will secure the sectional cutoff, category-wise cut off and the overall cut off of SSC CHSL 2019 tier I exam will be eligible to appear for tier II exam.

SSC CHSL Salary 2019

The salaries for different posts offered through the exam SSC CHSL 2019 exam have been mentioned below.



Pay Band

Grade Pay


Data Entry Operator (DEO)

Rs. 5200-20200

Rs. 2400


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

Rs. 5200-20200

Rs. 1900


Data Entry Operator (DEO)

Rs. 5200-20200

Rs. 2400


Postal Assistant (PA)/ Sorting Assistant (SA)

Rs. 5200-20200

Rs. 2400

How to prepare for SSC CHSL 2019

The most important question that arises in the mind of any candidate before they appear for this exam is to how to prepare for SSC CHSL. In order to prepare for the SSC CHSl exam, candidate must follow the steps below:

1. Be familiar with exam pattern and syllabus.

2. Pick the best books to prepare for SSC CHSL examination.

3. Prepare a study schedule and follow it.

4. Take as many mock tests as possible.

5. Solve previous year’s question papers.

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Questions related to SSC CHSL

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i have mistakenly filled that i have not taken science stream with maths while filling the ssc chsl examination form but actually i have taken can i change it if i have made my final submissions and payment

Parvathi Ramachandran 14th Dec, 2019

Greetings !!

Once you have given final submission and made fee payment , there is no option fo make further changes to the application. At the time of document verification, you may say that by oversight the same happened, and we can hope they will allow you to next rounds. SSC CHSL comprises of 3 stages. Stay focused on your studies, don't get disturbed with this issue. Prepare well , devote 3-4 hours daily for your preparation. You will definitely able to clear the exam.

Wish You All the Best for your CHSL Exam. If any doubts, pls feel free to ask.

Thank You !!


i am studing class 12 isc and taken science stream and maths but while filling the form i made a mistake and choose that i have not taken science stream with maths and thus i cant apply for deo grade a anymore again is there any way to change it after final submit

Sharon Rose Student Expert 13th Dec, 2019


You cannot correct any details once if have successfully submitted your application.There is no correction window for SSC CHSL.What you can do is to register once again with new email ID and phone number and fill the application form.Kindly be careful while filling the application form.


While filing SSC CHSL 10+2 form, I entered my details of 12th standard (roll number and year of passing) instead of 10th standard. I paid the fees and submitted the form. Now I do not have an option to edit it. Will my application be rejected when physical verification of the document will happen ?

Parvathi Ramachandran 13th Dec, 2019

Greetings !!

At the time of document verification, you can say that the same happened due to oversight. This won't be a big issue. They will consider the same. SSC CHSL exam consist of 3 stages. Start your preparation at the earliest, Keep focused, and study well. Definitely you will be able to clear the exam. If any doubts, pls feel free to ask !

Wish You Good Luck !

Thank You!


wich is best metrial for for SSC board Exam

Pankhuri Kumari 12th Dec, 2019
Hii Abhi!
Some of the reference books which you can use for preparing SSC CHSL are -
* Verbal and nonverbal reasoning - RS Agarwal
* Analytical reasoning - M K Pandey
* Competitive general English - Kiran prakashan
* Quick learning objective general English - R S Aggarwal, Vikas Aggarwal
* Quicker mathematics - M Tyra
* Manorama yearbook ( English/ hindi )
* Lucent's general knowledge ( English / hindi )
Hope this helps.
Good luck!

I forgot my id/password, after submitting state, email and phone no. OTP not getting via mobile no. Any solution plz share with me my email:

Harshita Gupta 11th Dec, 2019


Incase you didn't receive any OTP on your mobile, please check your mail. You may have a mail regarding your registration number there.

If you find your registration number in the mail, then visit the official website and you will find the option of 'forgot password' there. Click on that and proceed as per the instructions.

If you don't have any email, then you can also visit any office of SSC CHSL near you. They might help you. Also, you can visit their official website and you will find contact number or mail id of various officers there. You can contact them.

Hope this helps!

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