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SSC CHSL 2023 Exam - Dates, Registration (Begins), Result, Admit card, Syllabus, Pattern, Selection Process
Latest Update for SSC CHSL
- 19 May 2023:
SSC CHSL tier 1 result 2022-23 declared
- 09 May 2023:
SSC CHSL 2023 application form released
- 31 Mar 2023:
SSC CHSL answer key 2023 for tier 1 has been released.
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About SSC CHSL 2023
SSC CHSL 2023 - The Commission will close SSC CHSL 2023 application form window on June 8, 2023. The authority already released the SSC CHSL 2023 notification on May 9, 2023 on the official website. The SSC CHSL application form 2023 has also been released in online mode along with the CHSL notification. Eligible applicants can fill and submit the SSC CHSL application form 2023 till June 8, 2023. Earlier, the Commission announced the SSC CHSL exam date 2023 for tier 1 on April 27. As per the SSC CHSL 2023 exam date, tier 1 will be held from August 2 to 22, 2023.
Latest: SSC has announced the additional SSC CHSL result 2022-23 for tier 1 on the official website. Click here to download the additional SSC CHSL tier 1 result 2022-23.
The commission will activate the SSC CHSL application form correction window from June 14 to 15, 2023. The exam authority will issue the SSC CHSL admit card 2023 for candidates who successfully submitted the application form. The SSC CHSL 2023 admit card will be released on the respective regional official website. The SSC CHSL 2023 admit card can be downloaded by using the valid registration number and password.
The Combined Higher Secondary Level (10+2) examination is conducted every year by Staff Selection Commission for recruitment to the posts of Lower Divisional Clerk/ Junior Secretariat Assistant, Postal Assistant/ Sorting Assistant, and Data Entry Operator in various Ministries/ Departments/ Organizations. Candidates to be eligible for SSC CHSL 2023 should be between 18 to 27 years and have passed Class 12.
SSC CHSL 2023 recruitment exam is conducted in three stages – Tier-I (CBT), Tier-II (PPT), and Tier-III (Skill/Typing Test). The final allocation of candidates to various departments is done based on the candidate’s merit and option given by them in the SSC CHSL application form. SSC is anticipated to release a total of 4893 vacancies for the recruitment of various posts in various Ministries/ Departments/Offices of the Government of India. The exact number of SSC CHSL 2023 vacancies will be notified soon by the SSC.
SSC CHSL Contact Details - Regional Offices
|Staff Selection Commission, Block No. 12, CGO Complex, Lodhi Road, New Delhi - 110 003||011 24363343, email@example.com||sscnr.net.in|
|Staff Selection Commission,1st Floor, “E” Wing, Kendriya Sadan, Koramangala, Bengaluru, Karnataka - 560 034||080 25502520 / firstname.lastname@example.org||www.ssckkr.kar.nic.in|
|Staff Selection Commission,2nd Floor, EVK Sampath Building, DPI Campus, College Road, Chennai, Tamil Nadu - 600 006||044 email@example.com||www.sscsr.gov.in|
|Staff Selection Commission, NER, Housefed Complex, Last Gate, Beltola-Basistha Road, P.O. Assam Sachivalaya, Dispur, Guwahati, Assam - 781 006||0361 firstname.lastname@example.org||www.sscner.org.in|
|Staff Selection Commission,1st Floor, South Wing, Pratishtha Bhawan,101, Maharshi Karve Road, Mumbai, Maharashtra - 400 020||Tel No. & Fax No.|
|Staff Selection Commission, J-5, Anupam Nagar, Raipur, Chhattisgarh - 492 007||0771 2282678, email@example.com||www.sscmpr.org|
|Staff Selection Commission,21-23, Lowther Road, Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh - 211 002||0532 firstname.lastname@example.org||www.ssc-cr.org|
|Staff Selection Commission, Block No. 3, Ground Floor, Kendriya Sadan, Sector-9, Chandigarh - 160 009||0172 2744366, email@example.com||www.sscnwr.org|
|Staff Selection Commission, 1st MSO Building, (8th Floor), 234/4, Acharya Jagadish Chandra Bose Road, Kolkata, West Bengal - 700 020|
033 22904424, 22904422, 22902230
SSC CHSL 2023 Highlights
|Full Exam Name||Staff Selection Commission Combined Higher Secondary Level Exam|
|Short Exam Name||SSC CHSL|
|Conducting Body||Staff Selection Commission|
|Frequency of Conduct||Once a year|
|Mode of Application||Offline / Online|
|Application Fee (General)||100 Rs [Offline] +1 More|
|Mode of Exam||Online and Offline|
|Mode of Counselling||Online / Offline|
|SSC CHSL Tier I - Duration||1 Hour +2 More|
|Number of Seats||1600 Seats|
SSC CHSL 2023 Important Dates
SSC CHSL (Session 2023)
Upcoming Dates and Events
09 May, 2023 - 08 Jun, 2023
Application | Mode: Online Ongoing
10 Jun, 2023
Online fee payment last date | Mode: Online
12 Jun, 2023
Fee payment last date through challan | Mode: Offline
14 Jun, 2023 - 15 Jun, 2023
Application Correction | Mode: Online
Past Dates and Events
09 May, 2023
Advertisement | Mode: Online
SSC CHSL Tier II (Session 2022)
Upcoming Dates and Events
26 Jun, 2023
(Target 2022) - Exam | Mode: Online
SSC CHSL Tier I (Session 2023)
Upcoming Dates and Events
02 Aug, 2023 - 22 Aug, 2023
Exam | Mode: Online
The eligibility criteria of SSC CHSL is prescribed by Staff Selection Commission (SSC). SSC CHSL eligibility criteria are the set of guidelines in terms of age, educational qualification, and nationality that candidates have to fulfill to be eligible for the exam. Before filling the application form, candidates need to check all details on the SSC CHSL 2023 eligibility criteria.
Age Limit: The age of candidates as per SSC CHSL eligibility criteria should be 18 to 27 years. Relaxation in the upper age limit is provided to candidates belonging to SC, ST, OBC, PwD, Ex-Servicemen, etc.
Age Relaxations: Reserved Categories
Relaxation in SSC CHSL Age Limit
SC / ST
(after deduction of the period for which employee was in military service from the actual age as on the last date of online application)
Candidates had ordinarily been domiciled in the State of Jammu & Kashmir during the period from 1st January 1980 to 31st December 1989
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Age Relaxations: Upper Age Limit
Defence Personnel who were disabled in military operation during hostilities with any foreign country or in a disturbed area and was then released from the service
Central Government Civilian Employees: Who have been in regular and continuous service for at least 3 years as of the last date of online application
Up to 40 years of age
Up to 40 years of age
Up to 45 years of age
Widows/ Divorced Women/ Women judicially separated and who are not remarried
Up to 35 years of age
Up to 35 years of age
Up to 40 years of age
Educational Qualification: According to SSC CHSL eligibility criteria 2023, the educational qualification required for the exam is Class 12/HSC. For the post of Data Entry Operator, candidates must have passed their Class 12/HSC from Science Stream with Mathematics.
Nationality: Candidates should be a citizen of India. Candidates from Bhutan, Nepal and Tibetan refugee are also eligible subject to fulfilment of SSC CHSL 2023 eligibility criteria.
Mode of Application : Online and Offline
Mode of Payment : Net Banking | Credit Card | Debit Card | Bank Challan
Staff Selection Commission will close the SSC CHSL 2023 application form window on June 8, 2023. The application form of SSC CHSL has been released in online on May 9, 2023. Candidates can submit the SSC CHSL application form 2023 till June 8, 2023. The SSC CHSL correction window will be available from June 14 to 15, 2023. The application fee is Rs 100 for the general and OBC categories while women, SC, ST, and PwD candidates are exempted from fee payment. The procedure to fill SSC CHSL application form online is explained below for reference purpose only. Candidates who want to pay their application fees through the SBI challan can make the payment through the challan.
How to fill SSC CHSL application form 2023?
Candidates can follow the steps below to apply for SSC CHSL 2023 exam,
Part-1: Online One Time Registration -
- Applicants need to first fill the SSC CHSL 2023 registration form
- To register, candidates will have to enter their basic details.
- On submission of the registration form, the candidate’s registration ID and password will be generated.
Upload Photo & Signature - Applicants should proceed to upload their photograph and signature. The size of the photograph should be between 4 KB to 20 KB and 3.5 cm (width) x 4.5 cm in dimension while the signature should be 1 KB to 12KB and 4.0 cm (width) x 3.0 cm (height) in dimension.
Part - 2: Fill SSC CHSL application form - To fill in other details in the SSC CHSL application form, candidates have to log in with their password and registration ID.
Fee Payment - After filling the application form, applicants have to pay their examination fees either online or offline.
Submission of application form - On successful fee payment, the application process is complete and candidates should take a printout of the SSC CHSL application form.
How to Fill SSC CHSL 2023 Application Form? - Video
|General, OBC||Online, Offline||Male||₹ 100|
SSC CHSL Tier I Syllabus
Spot the error
Fill in the blanks
Spellings/ Detecting mis-spelt words
Idioms and 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
Symbolic/ Number Analogy
Symbolic/ number classification
Punched hole/ pattern-folding and unfolding
Figural pattern-folding and completion
Coding and de-coding
|Computation of 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|
|Basic algebraic identities of school algebra and elementary surds (simple problems) and graphs of linear equations|
|Familiarity with elementary geometric figures and facts: Triangle and its various kinds of centres, congruence and similarity of triangles, circle and its chords, tangents, angles subtended by chords of a circle, common tangents to two or more circles|
|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, trigonometric ratios, complementary angles, height and distances (simple problems only) standard identities etc|
|Use of tables and graphs: Histogram, frequency polygon, bar-diagram, pie-chart|
General Awareness of the Environment and its Application to Society
Current events and of such matters of everyday observation and experience in their scientific aspect
India and its neighboring countries especially pertaining to history, culture, geography, economic scene, general policy and scientific research
SSC CHSL Tier II Syllabus
SSC CHSL Tier III Syllabus
Skill Test (For data entry operator)
Data entry speed of 8,000 key depressions per hour on computer
Skill test (for data entry operator-grade A)
Data entry speed of 15,000 key depressions per hour on computer
Typing test (for LDC/ JSA and postal assistance/ sorting assistance)
About 10500 key depressions per hour for English medium typing
About 9000 key depressions per hour for Hindi medium typing
Lakhs of candidates appear for SSC CHSL every year. Although the competition is tough, however, anyone can crack this exam if they prepare sincerely. Below are few SSC CHSL Preparation Tips.
- First, get familiar with the SSC CHSL exam pattern and syllabus. Note down the topics that you need to study for this exam.
- After knowing the syllabus, make a plan for preparation according to the time you have till the exam. Complete the syllabus first and then go for mock tests.
- Do not jump straight into practicing. First, you need to get good at the basics. If you know the basics then you will be able to crack the exam.
- Quantitative Ability has a huge syllabus. Analyze the previous years’ papers and pick topics accordingly. Practice Ratio, Percentage, Averages, Time Speed Distance, Time and Work, Profit & Loss, Interest, Geometry and Trigonometry, Algebra as you will get maximum questions from these topics.
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- To ace the English language section, go through all the grammar rules like tenses, voices, articles, prepositions, subject-verb agreement, and punctuation. Practice active passive voice, direct indirect speech, cloze test, error spotting, sentence improvement, and fill in the blanks. Focus on Antonyms, Synonyms, Idioms, Phrases, and Spellings.
- Reasoning requires a lot of practice. Practice Analogies, Syllogisms, coding-decoding, Odd one out, Alphabetical & Numerical Series, Missing terms, Blood Relations, Direction sense, Arrangements.
- General Awareness is dominated by static GK and current affairs. Candidates should revise Science, Indian Polity, Sports Geography, Economics, Books and Authors, History and Computer Awareness.
SSC CHSL 2023 Exam Pattern
SSC CHSL Tier I Exam Pattern
- The Tier I of SSC CHSL will be conducted in Computer Based Mode.
- The total duration of the exam is 60 minutes as per the SSC CHSL exam pattern
- The question paper will be divided into different parts – I, II, III, and IV.
- All questions will be objective type.
- The test carries a total of 100 questions from English Language, General Intelligence, Quantitative Aptitude (Basic Arithmetic Skill), and General Awareness.
- According to the SSC CHSL exam pattern of Tier I, the Total marks allotted for this Tier is 200.
- The questions will be set both in English and Hindi.
- 0.50 marks will be deducted for each wrong answer.
SSC CHSL Tier II Exam Pattern
- The Tier II of SSC CHSL consists of three sections having two modules each.
- THE SSC CHSL Tier-II exam will be conducted in two sessions, Session 1 & Session 2 will be held on the same day. Session-I will include conducting of Section-I, Section II and Module-I of Section III. Session II will include conducting of Module II of Section III (Skill Test/ Typing Test).
- SSC CHSL Tier-II will consist of Objective Type, Multiple choice questions, except for
Module II of Section III. The questions will be set in English and Hindi except for Module II (i.e. English Language and Comprehension module) in Section II.
There will be a negative marking of 1 mark for each wrong answer in Section-I, Section II and Module-I of Section III.
Module I of Section III i.e. Computer Knowledge Test is mandatory but qualifying in nature.
Module II of Section III will be of qualifying nature (Part A - Skill test and Part B - Typing test).
Part A: Skill Test is mandatory for DEO/ DEO Grade 'A’ - Data Entry Speed of 8,000 (Eight Thousand) 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. The duration of the Test will be 15 (Fifteen) minutes and printed matter in English containing about 2000-2200 key depressions would be given to each candidate who would enter the same in the Computer. Errors in the Skill Test will be calculated up to 2 decimal places.
Part B: Typing Test is for other posts including LDC/ JSA - The medium of Typing Test will be Hindi or English. Candidates opting for English medium should have a typing speed of 35 words per minute (w.p.m.) and those opting for Hindi medium should have a typing speed of 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.
Staff Selection Commission will release the SSC CHSL admit card 2023 online on the official regional websites. The authorities release the SSC CHSL admit card separately for all the stages of the exam. SSC CHSL 2023 admit card is issued online by the Regional/Sub-Regional office at the official website. Candidates have to log in with their registration number or roll number and date of birth to download SSC CHSL admit card 2023.
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Information regarding the exam like time, date, city, and centre of the examination will be mentioned in the admit card. It is compulsory to carry one photo identity proof like Voter’s ID, Driving License, ID cards issued by the government or other offices to the examination centre along with SSC CHSL admit card.
SSC CHSL Tier I Admit Card
The Tier I admit card of SSC CHSL will be released in online mode only for all the regions. Candidates whose applications have accepted for the recruitment exam can download the admit card from the official website. Candidates have to download SSC CHSL admit card of Tier I online. The admit card comprises information regarding the date, time, and city of the SSC CHSL Tier I exam.
SSC CHSL Tier II Admit Card
SSC CHSL admit card for Tier II will be released after the declaration of Tier I result. The admit card for Tier II will be issued to those candidates who have cleared Tier I exam.
SSC CHSL 2023 Exam Centers
|Andaman and Nicobar Islands||Port Blair|
|Jammu and Kashmir||Anantnag|
Documents Required at Exam
- Admit card
- Voter’s ID
- Driving license
- ID cards issued by government or other offices where candidates are working
- Three passport size photographs
The commission will release the provisional SSC CHSL answer key 2023 online on the official website. Candidates need to login to the website using the Roll Number and Password to download the SSC CHSL answer key and response sheet.
SSC CHSL answer key is available online for all sets of online test booklets. Candidates can even challenge the SSC CHSL answer key if they are not satisfied with the answers. Challenges will be accepted online only. To register challenges, candidates will have to pay Rs 100 per answer.
How to download SSC CHSL answer key 2023:
Follow the steps below to download the answer key of SSC CHSL 2023,
- Go to the official website - ssc.nic.in
- Click on the answer key link (link will be updated)
- Choose the "Combined Higher Secondary (10+2) Level Examination"
- Enter the login credentials without any mistakes
- SSC CHSL answer key will appear on the screen
- Download it as a PDF file.
The commission will declare the SSC CHSL 2023 result online on the official website - ssc.nic.in. The result PDF of SSC CHSL contains the name, category, and roll numbers of shortlisted candidates. To check marks, candidates have to log in with the examination name, roll number/registration number, and password.
SSC declares the result of SSC CHSL in three stages – Tier I, II, and final. SSC CHSL result of all the stages will be declared online. First, CHSL tier 1 result will be declared followed by the declaration of Tier II result. The final SSC CHSL result is declared after the skill test/Typing test. SSC CHSL final result will be declared based on the candidate’s aggregate score of Tier I and 2.
SSC CHSL Tier I Result
The Tier I exam will be declared for all candidates who have appeared for the exam. However, candidates securing the qualifying marks as per category will be selected for Tier II.
SSC CHSL Tier II Result
Tier II is held for candidates selected based on their marks in Tier I. Candidates need to secure qualifying marks in this paper to clear the exam. It is mandatory for candidates to qualify this stage.
The SSC CHSL cut off 2023 tier 1 will be released along with the result at ssc.nic.in. On the basis of the SSC CHSL cutoff of Tier I, candidates are selected for Tier II. SSC CHSL cutoff is applied for Tier I, II, III, and final allotment. To qualify Tier II, candidates have to secure the qualifying cutoff of 33 %. The final allotment cut off of SSC CHSL is the lowest score of candidates for selection.
On the basis of the final allotment cutoff, qualified candidates will be allocated posts and departments. Candidates have to secure the cutoff as per their category to qualify for each stage of the exam. Only the candidates who obtain the SSC CHSL cutoff will be selected for the next round of recruitment exams.
SSC CHSL Cutoff (Tier 1) - Previous year's
SSC CHSL Tier I Cutoff
SSC CHSL cutoff of Tier I will be determined on the basis of marks obtained in General Intelligence, English, Quantitative Aptitude and General Awareness after applying negative marks for each wrong answer. As the exam of SSC CHSL Tier I will be conducted in multiple shifts therefore the cutoff of candidates will be calculated after normalising the marks.
SSC CHSL Tier II Cutoff
The qualifying cutoff of Tier II is 33 % across categories which candidates have to secure to qualify the exam and become eligible for Tier III.
SSC CHSL 2023 Selection Process
Candidates will be selected for Lower Divisional Clerk/ Junior Secretariat Assistant, Postal Assistant/ Sorting Assistant and Data Entry Operator posts based on their performance in Tier I and II. Merit list will be prepared based on candidate’s performance in all the tiers. Candidate’s whose names appear in the merit list will be allotted to the various departments. SSC CHSL selection process of different stages is explained below.
SSC CHSL Tier I
All candidates who register for the exam have to first appear for Tier I as per SSC CHSL selection procedure.
SSC CHSL Tier II
Candidates will be shortlisted for Tier II based on their performance. Candidates qualifying Tier 2 will be called for Document verification.
Documents Required at Counselling
- Date of birth certificate or high school mark sheet with date of birth
- Original score card along with two xerox copies
- Marksheet/certificate of class 10 and 12 examination
- Certificate regarding degree/post-graduate/other examinations passed
- Passport size photographs and one should attached to interview call letter
- Character certificate
- SC/ST/OBC categories must bring the caste/community certificate issued by the competent authority
- Medical certificate for physically challenged candidates
- Discharge certificate in applied under Ex-Servicemen
- Aadhaar card/Passport/Pan card/Voter ID/Driving license /any other photo id card issued by the statutory authorities with affixed photograph
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Question:Is Tier-II compulsory in SSC CHSL 2023 exam?
Yes, for the posts of LDC and DEO, it needs that the qualified candidates have to appear in the tier 2 exam which is of qualifying nature. While For the post of DEO, candidates need to qualify for the Skill Test.
Question:Is there any sectional wise cut off for SSC CHSL 2023 exam?
The exam authorities will release the overall cut off of SSC CHSL 2023 only and there is no sectional wise cut off.
Question:What are the documents to carry to the SSC CHSL exam centre?
Candidates should carry admit card to the exam centres on the day of the exam. Along with the admit card, they should carry one of the prescribed original photo ID proofs - Aadhaar Card, Driving License, Voter ID card, PAN Card, and Passport.
Question:Can I challenge the Answer Key of SSC CHSL?
Yes, you can submit objections against the SSC CHSL answer key by the payment of Rs 100/- per question.
Question:What is the age limit for SSC CHSL exam 2023?
The age limit is different for different job posts through the SSC CGL examination which is 18-27 years.
Question:How many questions are there in SSC CHSL 2023 Tier I exam?
There will be a total of 100 questions in the SSC CHSL Tier-I exam 2023.
Question:What is the total duration of the SSC CHSL 2023 exam?
SSC CHSL Tier-I and Tier-II exams are conducted for a duration of one hour each. While the skill test, i.e., Tier-III is conducted for 15 minutes.
Question:Is there any negative marking in SSC CHSL 2023?
Yes, there will be a negative marking scheme in the SSC CHSL exam.
Question:What is the fee to be paid with the SSC CHSL application form?
Candidates need to pay an application fee of Rs. 100 in both online and offline mode.
Question:What can I do If I didn't received registration number and password?
Check the ‘Spam’ folder in your e-mail. If email is not received even in the Spam folder, it is likely that you have entered the wrong email-id. You may contact the Helpline of the concerned Regional Office through a call or email.
Question:Is registration mandatory for applying to the SSC CHSL 2023 exam?
Yes, One-Time Registration is a mandatory requirement. After successful completion of One-Time Registration, candidates can apply online for the SSC CHSL exam.
Question:How the SSC CHSL 2023 admit card for Tier-I be released?
The exam authorities will release the SSC CHSL admit card for tier 1 in online mode on the respective regional official websites.
Question:Can I make changes in the SSC CHSL application form 2023?
Yes, You can change the basic details only twice.
Question:What are the modes of payment of SSC CHSL application fee?
Candidates can pay the SSC CHSL application fee in both online and offline mode.
Questions related to SSC CHSL
Which post is best under the SSC CHSL posts?
LDC/JSA is the most prestigious SSC CHSL post in terms of higher salary and job responsibility.
What is the minimum qualification required to apply for SSC CHSL Vacancy?
The minimum qualification required to apply for SSC CHSL 2023 is 10+2 or equivalent from a recognized board.
What is the minimum and maximum SSC CHSL age limit?
According to SSC CHSL age limit, aspirants between 18 to 27 years can apply for SSC CHSL.
For how many posts SSC CHSL Vacancies are released?
SSC CHSL Recruitment Vacancy has been published for the posts of Lower Division Clerk / Junior Secretariat Assistant, Data Entry Operator and Data Entry Operator (Grade A).
How will the commission announce the SSC CHSL vacancy 2023?
The Commission announces the SSC CHSL 2023 vacancy on the official notification on the official website.