SSC CHSL 2020 - Staff Selection Commission (SSC) has postponed SSC CHSL exam has been postponed with effect from March 20, 2020 due to COVID-19 outbreak. As per the officials, fresh dates will be announced soon at the official website. Earlier SSC CHSL exam 2020 was scheduled to be conducted from March 17 to 28 in online mode. SSC has released the admit card of SSC CHSL 2020 on March 4 in online mode at ssc.nic.in. Applicants can download the admit card till March 28, 2020. After downloading the SSC CHSL 2002 admit card if any applicants notice any error in the admit card then immediately contact to exam conducting authorities to make the correction. Staff Selection Commission will declare the result of SSC CHSL tier 1 tentatively in May 2020. Those who qualify the tier 1 of SSC CHSL 2020 exam will be invited to appear for the next stage of recruitment process. SSC CHSL tier 2 will be conducted on June 28, 2020, in online mode. Earlier the application of SSC CHSL were filled from December 3, 2019. The last date to fill the SSC CHSL application form was January 10, 2020. SSC has released a total of 4893 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 will be given a salary between rs. 23,000 to rs. 30000.
Latest: Staff Selection Commission has postponed the CHSL exam with effect from March 20.
SSC CHSL tier 1 exam is a computer-based objective test while the tier 2 exam is descriptive exam which is pen and paper-based. Tier 3 stage of SSC CHSL is a typing test. To know details related to SSC CHSL 2020 exam, application, eligibility, exam pattern, etc, go through the article below.

SSC CHSL 2020

What is SSC CHSL?

Combined Higher Secondary Level (CHSL) is conducted by Staff Selection Commission (SSC) to recruit the candidates for posts of Postal Assistants/Sorting Assistants (PA/SA), Data Entry Operator (DEO) and Lower Divisional Clerk (LDC).

SSC CHSL 2020 - Overview

Exam name

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

Commonly known as

SSC CHSL

Exam conducting 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

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SSC CHSL Admit Card 2020

Staff Selection Commission has released the admit card of SSC CHSL tier 1. To download the admit card of SSC CHSL 2020, candidates have to enter roll number/registration number and date of birth. Candidates must ensure that all the details mentioned in SSC CHSL 2020 admit card are correct. In case of any discrepancy in SSC CHSL admit card 2020, candidates must get the details corrected. Candidates must carry SSC CHSL 2020 admit card 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.

Steps to download SSC CHSL tier 1 Admit Card 2020

Step 1: Visit on ssc.nic.in

Step 2: Click on SSC CHSL 2020 tier 1 admit card

Step 3: Enter the login credentials and click on submit button

Step 4: Download the admit card and save for future reference

SSC CHSL 2020 Vacancies

Department

Post

UR

SC

ST

OBC

EWS

Total

ES M

OH

HH

VH

OTHER

CENTRAL BUREAU OF NARCOTICS

LDC

0

2

0

4

6

12

1

0

1

1

1

CENTRAL PASSPORT OFFICE (MINISTRY OF EXTERNAL AFFAIRS )

LDC/JPA

7

1

0

2

1

11

1

0

0

0

1

CONTROLLER GENERAL OF DEFENCE ACCOUNT

LDC

298

66

47

140

23

574

38

9

4

2

0

CUSTOMS, EXCISE & SERVICE TAX APPELLATE TRIBUNAL

LDC

1

1

0

0

0

2

0

0

0

0

0

DEPARTMENT OF FISHERIES (M/0 AGRICULTURE AND FARMERS WELFARE)

LDC

2

0

1

1

0

4

0

0

0

0

1

DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE COOPERATION AND FARMERS WELFARE (M / 0 AGRICULTURE AND FARMERS WELFARE)

LDC

8

2

0

7

0

17

0

1

1

1

0

DEPARTMENT OF INDUSTRIAL POLICY AND PROMOTION

LDC

0

0

0

0

1

1

0

0

0

0

0

DEPARTMENT OF WATER RESOURCES, RIVER DEVELOPMENT &

GANGA REJUVENATION (MINISTRY OF JAL SHAKTI)


LDC

18

5

0

5

3

31

3

0

1

1

0

ELECTION COMMISSION

LDC/JSA

0

0

0

1

0

1

1

0

0

0

0

ENFORCEMENT DIRECTORATE

LDC/JSA

0

0

1

0

0

1

1

0

0

0

0

INTELLIGENCE BUREAU

LDC

15

2

1

7

3

28

3

1

0

0

0

MINISTRY OF CULTURE

LDC

3

0

0

2

0

5

0

0

0

0

0

MINISTRY OF COMMUNICATIONS (DEPARTMENT OF POSTS-)

LDC

38

10

2

11

6

67

1

1

0

1

0

MINISTRY OF DEFENCE(0/0 THE JS (TRG) & CAO)AFHQ

LDC/ JSA

96

13

2

104

24

239

24

2

6

3

2

MINISTRY OF ENVIRONMENT, FORESTS& CLIMATE CHANGE

LDC

4

1

1

1

1

8

0

0

0

0

0

MINISTRY OF EXTERNAL AFFAIRS

LDC/JSA

17

6

3

11

4

41

4

0

0

0

1

MINISTRY OF HEALTH AND FAMILY WELFARE (DGHS)

LDC

16

6

3

10

4

39

1

2

l

1

0

MINISTRY OF HOUSING AND URBAN AFFAIRS

LDC

1

0

0

0

0

1

0

0

0

1

0

MINISTRY OF INFORMATION & BROADCASTING

LDC

31

10

2

8

17

68

6

1

2

1

0

MINISTRY OF LABOUR & EMPLOYMENT

LDC

4

0

0

1

0

5

0

0

0

0

0

MINISTRY OF PARLIAMENTARY AFFAIRS

LDC

3

0

0

1

0

4

0

0

0

0

0

0/0 THE DIRECTOR GENERAL OF METEROLOGY

LDC

6

5

0

15

8

34

4

1

1

0

0

0/0 THE DG ARCHAEOLOGICAL SURVEY OF INDIA(M/0 CULTURE)

LDC

32

11

5

20

7

75

0

1

1

1

0

VICE.PRESIDENT'S SECTT.

LDC

1

0

0

0

0

1

0

0

0

0

0

SSC CHSL Vacancy for (PA/SA)

Department

Post

UR

SC

ST

OBC

EWS

Total

ESM

OH

HH

VH

OTHER

GP

MINISTRY OF COMMUNICATION & IT ( DEPARTMENT OF POST)

PA/SA

1739

487

314

658

400

3598

346

37

41

38

21

2400

SSC CHSL 2020 Vacancy for DEO

Department

Post

UR

SC

ST

OBC

EWS

Total

ESM

CONTROLLER GENERAL OF DEFENCE ACCOUNT

DEO

14

2

4

5

1

26

2

SSC CHSL 2020 Dates

Events

Dates

SSC CHSL Application 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 4, 2020 (Released)

SSC CHSL Tier 1 exam

March 17 to 19, 2020 (New exam dates will be updated soon)

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

Last years SSC CHSL Registration Trends

Candidates can check the last three years registration of SSC CHSL trend from the table given below.

Year

Registered

Appeared

2018

29.68 lakh

13.17 lakh

2016

64,06,623

30,55,208

2015

69,96,708

30,44,784

SSC CHSL Application Form 2020

Exam conducting authorities had released the application form of SSC CHSL on December 3 in online mode. Candidates who meet SSC CHSL 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?

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

  • In Part I, candidates have to fill in 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

Category

Application Fee

General, OBC male candidates

Rs. 100

Female and reserved category

Exempted

SSC CHSL Eligibility 2020

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 2020 Eligibility Criteria

Nationality

  • Candidates applying for SSC CHSL 2020 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 age for SSC CHSL: 27 years

  • Minimum age for SSC CHSL: 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.

SSC CHSL Exam Centres 2020

The authorities will conduct the exam at various exam centres of SSC CHSL at 146 cities in 33 States/UTs. Candidates can select SSC CHSL 2020 exam centre of their choice while filling the application form. 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 a few of the exam centres where the SSC CHSL 2020 exam is expected to be conducted.

SSC CHSL 2020 Exam Centres

Centre code

City

3001

Agra

2201

Delhi

3009

Kanpur

9001

Bangalore

2405

Jaipur

7208

Pune

8201

Chennai

7204

Mumbai

3206

Patna

2407

Kota

SSC CHSL Exam Pattern 2020

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:

  • SSC CHSL Tier 1 (Computer Based Test)

  • SSC CHSL Tier 2 (Pen and paper based)

  • SSC CHSL Tier 3 (Typing test)

SSC CHSL Tier I Exam Pattern

Subject

No of Questions

Max Marks

Exam Duration

General Intelligence and Reasoning

25

50

60 minutes

General Awareness

25

50

Quantitative Aptitude

25

50

English Comprehension

25

50

Total

100

200

SSC CHSL Tier 2 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 3 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

SSC has released SSC CHSL 2020 syllabus along with the notification. With the help of SSC Combined Higher Secondary Level syllabus, candidates can check the topic and subtopics under different sections. The list of topics for SSC CHSL 2020 for tier 1 exam is listed below.

SSC CHSL 2020 Syllabus

General Intelligence and Reasoning

Quantitative Ability

English Language

General Awareness

Logical Reasoning

Simplification

Reading Comprehension

History

Alphanumeric Series

Profit & Loss

Cloze Test

Culture

Ranking/Direction/Alphabet Test

Mixtures & Allegations

Para jumbles

Geography

Data Sufficiency

Simple Interest & Compound Interest & Surds & Indices

Miscellaneous

Economic Scene

Coded Inequalities

Work & Time

Fill in the blanks

General Policy

Seating Arrangement

Time & Distance

Multiple Meaning/Error Spotting

Scientific Research

Puzzle

Mensuration – Cylinder, Cone, Sphere

Paragraph Completion

Awards and Honors

Tabulation

Data Interpretation

One Word Substitution

Books and Authors

Syllogism

Ratio & Proportion, Percentage

Active/Passive Voice


Blood Relations

Number Systems

Input-Output

Sequence & Series

Coding-Decoding

Permutation, Combination & Probability

Along with knowing the syllabus applicants should also know how to prepare for SSC CHSL tier 1 so that they can qualify the exam with good marks.

SSC CHSL Sample Papers

Candidates appearing for SSC CHSL 2020 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

SSC releases the answer key of SSC CHSL in the form of login on its official website. The answer key of SSC CHSL 2020 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 2020 answer key, candidates can check the number of responses marked correctly in the exam.

SSC CHSL Result

SSC announces the results for SSC CHSL for all the three phases – Tier I, II and final separately. To check the 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

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. SSC CHSL 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 2020 tier I exam will be eligible to appear for tier II exam.

SSC CHSL Salary 2020

The salaries for different posts offered through the SSC CHSL 2020 exam have been mentioned below.

S.No.

Post

Pay Band

Grade Pay

1.

Data Entry Operator (DEO)

Rs. 5200-20200

Rs. 2400

2.

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

Rs. 5200-20200

Rs. 1900

3.

Data Entry Operator (DEO)

Rs. 5200-20200

Rs. 2400

4.

Postal Assistant (PA)/ Sorting Assistant (SA)

Rs. 5200-20200

Rs. 2400

How to prepare for SSC CHSL

The most important question that arises in the mind of any candidate before they appear for this exam is 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 patterns 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.

Frequently Asked Question (FAQs) - SSC CHSL 2020

Question: How many vacancies in SSC CHSL 2020?

Answer:

As per official notification there are a total of 4893 vacancies.

Question: What are the jobs in SSC CHSL 2020?

Answer:

SSC CHSL exam is conducted for recruitment for Lower Divisional Clerk (LDC), Sorting Assistant (SA), Postal Assistant (PA), Junior Secretariat Assistant (JSA), and Data Entry Operator (DEO) posts.

Question: What is age relaxation in the eligibility criteria of SSC CHSL 2020 for SC/ST candidates?

Answer:

As per the SSC CHSL eligibility criteria 2020, 5 years of relaxation in the age criteria is given to SC/ST candidates. It means that SC/ST candidates can apply till 32 years of age.

Question: When will the SSC CHSL admit card be issued?

Answer:

Exam conducting authorities will issue the admit card for tier 1 tentatively on March 6.

Question: Is Tier 3 compulsory in SSC CHSL?

Answer:

Yes, for the posts of LDC and DEO, it requires that the selected candidates have to appear in tier 3 examination which is of qualifying nature. While For the post of DEO, you will have to qualify Skill Test.

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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

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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

Hello,

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.

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ssc chsl previous years questions

Papeya Dubey Student Expert 8th Mar, 2020

Hello,

You can get SSC CHSL previous year  question papers by visiting the link provided below; https://competition.careers360.com/articles/ssc-chsl-question-papers

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

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SSC chal admit card download link

Smrity 7th Mar, 2020

Hello,

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:

https://competition.careers360.com/articles/ssc-chsl-admit-card

You can download the above from the official site also:

https://ssc.nic.in/Portal/AdmitCard

I hope this Helps.

All the Best!


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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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