SSC CHSL 2020 Notification, Exam Pattern, Date and Syllabus

SSC CHSL stands for staff selection commission combined higher secondary level examination. The examination will consist of a Computer-based Written Examination (Tier-I), Descriptive Paper (Tier-II) and Typing Test/Skill Test (Tier-III) Examination for the post of Data Entry Operator, Postal Assistant & Sorting Assistant (PA/SA), Lower Division Clerk and Court Clerk. Every year, a large number of eligible candidates give this examination with a sole dream to join Central Government body and avail all the perks imparted to them by the Government of India.

We are sharing the latest calendar of SSC Exams 2020 released on 30th November 2020 in its official website.

The Staff Selection Commission(SSC) decided to announce pending exams dates of the SSC CHSL 2019 Tier-I examinations for the leftover candidates as per the details given below:

SSC CHSL 2019 Exam (Tier-I)-:  17.08.2020-21.08.2020 and 24.08.2020- 27.08.2020

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SSC CHSL 2020 Notification Out

SSC CHSL 2020 notification has been released by Staff Selection Commission on 30 November 2020. This recruitment includes the post of Lower Divisional Clerk (LDC)/ Junior Secretariat Assistant (JSA), Postal Assistant/ Sorting Assistant (PA/SA) and Data Entry Operator(DEO). In the notification, the commission will have released important details about the exam such as pay scales, eligibility, the application process, selection process, exam centres, exam patterns, and syllabus. All the eligible candidates are hereby requested to go through the complete notification before filling the application form.

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SSC CHSL 2020 Vacancy:

The Staff Selection Commission through an addendum issued on 30 November 2020 at its official website,, has announced the number of vacancies to be for Combined Higher Secondary (10+2) Level Examination-2020. A total of  4893 vacancies have been announced for LDC/JSA, PA/SA & DEO.

Name of the Post No. of Vacancies
LDC/ JSA 1269
Postal Assistant/ Sorting Assistant 3598
DEO 26
Total 4893

Tentative Vacancies for the SSC CHSL 2020: Official Notice

The updated vacancy position will be uploaded on the website of the Commission from time to time. SSC has released the updated revised vacancies for SSC CHSL 2017 and the vacancies have decreased to 5874 earlier it was 5914. Now, finally, the SSC CHSL 2017 Result for the appointment to the posts will be declared on 20th December 2019. After the declaration of SSC CHSL 2017 Result, the candidates will be allotted the posts.

SSC CHSL 2017 Final Vacancies: Official Notice [16th December 2019]

SSC CHSL 2020 Exam Date:

Event Date
Starting date of online applications 30.11.2020
Last date of online applications 15.12.2020
SSC CHSL Tier-I (Computer Based Examination) TO Be Annouced
SSC CHSL Tier-II Examination (Descriptive Paper) TO Be Annouced

SSC CHSL 2020 Eligibility Criteria:

(a) SSC CHSL 2020 Age Limit

The age limit for the posts is 18-27 years as on 01-01-2020 (i.e. Candidates born not before 02-08-1993 and not later than 01-08-2002).

(b) Educational Qualification

Post Qualification Required
LDC/ JSA, PA/ SA, DEO (except DEOs in C&AG) The candidates must have passed 12th Standard or equivalent examination from a recognized Board or University.
For Data Entry Operator (DEO) 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.

Relaxation in upper age limit
There are various age relaxations provided by the exam conducting authority to the candidates belonging to the reserved category. The table below contains details about the age relaxations provided by SSC.

Category Permissible age relaxation
SC/ ST 5 years
OBC 3 years
Persons with Disabilities (PWD) 10 years
PwD + OBC 13 years
PwD + SC/ ST 15 years
Ex-Servicemen 03 years after deduction of the military service rendered from the actual age as on the closing date.
Candidates who had ordinarily been domiciled in the State of Jammu & Kashmir during the period from 1st January 1980 to 31st December 1989 5 years

SSC CHSL 2020 Selection process

1. Tier I - Objective type (Multiple Choice- Computer Based Test).
2. Tier II - Descriptive Paper (Pen and Paper Mode).
3. Tier III - Skill Test (Wherever Applicable)
4. Document Verification

 SSC CHSL 2020 Exam Pattern:

Mode of Examination : Examination will be held in a computer-based pattern. There will be a negative marking of 0.50 marks for each wrong answer in Paper-I.

SSC CHSL 2020 Tier-I (Objective type)

Section Subject No of Questions Max Marks Exam Duration
1 General Intelligence 25 50 60 Minutes
2 General Awareness 25 50
3 Quantitative Aptitude (Basic Arithmetic Skill) 25 50
4 English Language (Basic Knowledge) 25 50
  Total 100 200

SSC CHSL 2018 Memory Based paper 1 ( English )

SSC CHSL 2020 Tier-II (Descriptive Paper)

Test Mode Time Duration Minimum Qualifying Marks
Essay/Letter/Application/Precis Pen and Paper-based English/Hindi Language The time duration is 60 minutes and carries 100 marks. The exam duration is 80 minutes for candidates who are visually handicapped or suffer from cerebral palsy. 33 Percent

SSC CHSL 2020 Tier-III (Skill Test/Typing Test)
Skill Test/ Typing Test will be of qualifying nature.

Tier-III of the Examination would be the Skill Test/ Typing Test which would be of qualifying nature. The final merit of the successful candidates would be determined on the basis of the total score obtained by them in Tier-I and Tier-II.

Document verification (DV):
All the candidates qualified for Document Verification are required to appear for Document Verification along with the original documents.

SSC CHSL 2020 Exams Syllabus:

The  Tier-I Examination will consist of  Objective  Type, Multiple choice questions only.    The questions will be set both in  English  & Hindi for Part-II, III & IV.
The Computer-Based Written Test, as mentioned above, has four sections:
1.    English Language
2.    General Awareness
3.    Quantitative Aptitude
4.    General Intelligence

Let us now look into the SSC CHSL 2020 Syllabus for each of these sections:

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SSC CHSL 2020 Tier I

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, and decoding, Other sub-topics, if any Numerical operations.

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.

Quantitative Aptitude:
1. Number Systems: Computation of Whole Number, Decimal and Fractions, Relationship between numbers
2. 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 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.
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

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 pertaining to History, Culture, Geography, Economic Scene, General policy, and scientific research.

As mentioned above, this paper requires candidates to write an essay and Letter/Application that tests the writing skills of the candidates. The essay topics will be related to National Interest, Finance & Economy, Ecological Issues, Social Issues, Politics, Schemes & Governance, Technology, Sports, Geopolitics, Environmental Concerns, etc. While, the type of letter/ application asked will be Complaint, Suggestion, Application, Official Appreciation, Follow up or Feedback, etc.


Post Requirement
Skill Test for Data Entry Operator (DEO) Skill Test is mandatory for DEO. No candidate is exempted from appearing in the Skill Test. Data Entry Speed - 8,000 (eight thousand) Key Depressions per hour on Computer. Duration - 15 (Fifteen) minutes
Skill Test for the post of DEO in the Office of the Comptroller and Auditor General of India (C&AG) Data Entry Speed - 15,000 (Fifteen thousand) Key Depressions per hour on Computer. Duration - 15 (Fifteen) minutes
Typing Test for LDC/ JSA and Postal Assistant/ Sorting Assistant: The medium of the Typing Test will be Hindi and English. The candidates will have to opt for the medium of Typing Test (i.e. either Hindi or English) in the online Application Form. The choice of Typing Test given by the candidate in the online Application Form shall be treated as final and no change in the medium of Typing Test will be entertained later. English medium Typing speed - 35 words per minute (w.p.m.)10500 key depressions per hour Hindi medium Typing speed - 30 words per minute (w.p.m.)9000 key depressions per hour

SSC CHSL 2020 Pre - Exam Training:

There is no Pre - Exam Training conducted for SSC CHSL Exam.

SSC CHSL 2020 Interview Detail:

No, interview is not conducted for any post in SSC CHSL.

SSC CHSL 2020 Salary Structure:

SSC conducts the SSC CHSL Exam to recruit aspirants for the following posts.
  • Data Entry Operator (DEO)
  • Lower Division Clerk (LDC)
  • Court Clerk (CC)
  • Postal Assistant/Sorting Assistant (PA/SA)

SSC CHSL Salary Details

The following table tells the candidates about different salaries

Term Meaning
Pay Scale Payscale decides the employee’s salary. Some of the factors affect the person’s salary structure like what duties and responsibilities a person has to handle, what is the rank of the person at the job. The employer sets the employee’s pay scale
Basic Pay The basic is the person’s initial salary plus grade pay. The basic pay depends on the person’s job profile. All other evaluations depend on this pay of the person
CPC Fitment
The modifications that come after the 7th pay of commission are CPC Fitment Factor. All other evaluations play a role while deciding this pay of the person
HRA HRA stands of House Rent Allowance. This is a reimbursement which is provided to the employee as a stay ease
NPS NPS means the national pension scheme. It helps to improvise the person’s saving habits. A small amount of a person’s monthly income is prevented from him and that same amount is given to the person in his old age on a monthly basis
CGEGIS CGEGIS stands for Central Govt. Employees Group Insurance Scheme. It was activated on 1st January 1982. The scheme offers the person a kind of a two-way benefit process. The first one is an insurance cover in order to help the employee’s family. Second is a lump sum amount to augment their resources on retirement.
CGHS CGHS stands for Central Government Health Scheme. This scheme provides medical facilities to the employees.

SSC CHSL In-Hand Salary Structure

The following table has the entire in-hand salary structure of the exam SSC CHSL

Post Name In-Hand Salary
Lower Division Clerk 18,777-22,411
Data Entry Operator 25,165-31,045
Postal Assistant/SA 25,165-31,045
Court Clerk 18,777-22,411

SSC CHSL 2020 Grade Pay Salary

The table below has the SSC CHSL Grade Pay details of different posts:

Post Name Pay Band Grade Pay Gross Salary
LDC PB -1 (5200-20200) 1900 22,392-26,026
DEO PB -1 (5200-20200) 2400 29,340-35,220
Court Clerk PB -1 (5200-20200) 1900 22,392-26,026
PA/SA PB -1 (5200-20200) 2400 29,340-25,220

SSC CHSL 2020 Salary After 7th Pay Commission

There is a change in the salary in the posts of SSC CHSL after the 7th pay commission.

Post Name Basic Pay HRA TA Gross Salary In Hand City
DEO 25500 6120 3600 35220 31045 X
25500 4080 1800 31380 27205 Y
25500 2040 1800 29340 25165 Z
LDC 19900 4776 1350 26026 22411 X
Court Clerk 19900 3184 900 23984 20369 Y
PA/SA 19900 1592 900 22392 18777 Z

SSC CHSL 2020 Salary after 7th Pay Commission- Classification of cities based on census

The table given below has the complete Salary details of SSC CHSL after the 7th pay commission of cities based on the census. All candidates must take a look:

Andhra Pradesh Hyderabad (UA) Vijayawada (UA), Warangal(UA), Visakhapatnam(UA), Guntur
Assam   Guwahati(UA)
Bihar   Patna(UA)
Chandigarh   Chandigarh
Chhattisgarh   Durg-Bhilai Nagar(UA), Raipur(UA)
Delhi Delhi(UA)  
Gujarat   Ahmedabad(UA), Rajkot(UA), Jamnagar(UA), Bhavnagar(UA), Vadodara(UA), Sutat(UA)
Haryana   Faridabad
Jammu & Kashmir   Srinagar(UA), Jammu(UA)
Jharkhand   Jamshedpur(UA), Dhanbad(UA), Ranchi(UA)
Karnataka Bengaluru (UA) Belgaum(UA), Hubli-Dharwad, Mangalore(UA), Mysore(UA)
Kerala   Khozhikode(UA), Kochi(UA), Thiruvanthapuram(UA)
Madhya Pradesh   Gwalior(UA), Indore(UA), Bhopal(UA), Jabalpur(UA)
Maharashtra Greater Mumbai(UA) Amravati, Nagpur(UA), Kolhapur(UA), Aurangabad(UA), Nashik(UA), Bhiwandi(UA), Pune(UA), Solapur,
Orissa   Cuttack(UA), Bhubaneswar(UA)
Punjab   Amritsar(UA), Jalandhar(UA),Ludhiana
Pondicherry   Pondicherry(UA)
Rajasthan   Bikaner, Jaipur, Jodhpur(UA), Kota(UA)
Tamil Nadu Chennai (UA) Salem(UA), Tiruppur (UA), Coimbatore(UA), Tiruchirappalli (UA), Madurai(UA)
Utarakhand   Dehradun(UA)
Uttar Pradesh   Moradabad, Agra(UA), Bareilly(UA), Lucknow(UA), Kanpur(UA),Meerut(UA), Ghaziabad*, Aligarh, Allahabad(UA), Gorakhpur, Varanasi(UA), Saharanpur**
West Bengal Kolkata(UA) Asansol (UA)

SSC CHSL 2020 Application fee:

Fee payable: Rs. 100/-(Rupees One Hundred only).Fee can be paid through SBI Challan/ SBI Net Banking or by using Visa/ Mastercard/ Maestro Credit/ Debit card.
Women candidates of all categories and candidates belonging to Scheduled Caste, Scheduled Tribe, Persons with Disability (PwD) and Ex-servicemen (Ex-S) eligible for reservation are exempted from payment of a fee.

SSC CHSL 2020 Admit Card and Other info: 
SSC CHSL Admit Card 2020 for Tier-I Exam will be released by SSC in March 2020 and Tier II SSC 2020 CHSL in June 2020. The admit card for SSC CHSL 2019 Tier I exam will be released separately for different regions.

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Steps to Download SSC CHSL 2020 Admit Card
The admit card will be out in the month of march 2020 for Tier-I SSC CHSL and June 2020 for Tier-. Follow the steps given below to download hall ticket for SSC CHSL 2020 when it realese.
•    Go to the Regional SSC website.
•    Enter Registration number and date of birth
•    Click on the link, “Download SSC CHSL 2020 Admit Card”
•    Download and take out at least two printouts of the Admit Card for future reference
The admit card will contain the candidate’s ID and password which shall be required by him/her at the time of the examination to successfully log in.

SSC CHSL 2020 Result:

Staff Selection Commission of India will be releasing SSC CHSL Result 2020 for Tier-I Exam once the exam for the same has been conducted. Candidates will be able to check SSC CHSL 2020 Tier-I, II Result from the link mentioned below as soon as it has been released by SSC.

SSC CHSL Previous Year Exam Analysis:

SSC CHSL 2018 Tier-I Exam Analysis

SSC CHSL 2018 Tier-1 exam is scheduled from 4th March to 26th March 2018. As the first day of the examination has already been conducted, it is time to go for Exam Analysis of SSC CHSL 2018 Tier-1. Let’s have a look at the detailed Section-Wise and overall analysis of the 2nd day of the SSC CHSL 2018 Tier-1 Exam.
SSC CHSL 2018 Tier 1 Exam Analysis (Overall):

The level of the exam can be considered Easy to Moderate.

Section Level Good Attempts
English Language Moderate 16-18
Quantitative Aptitude Easy-Moderate 19-20
General Intelligence Easy 21-22
General Awareness Easy 18-20
Overall Easy-Moderate 70-76

SSC CHSL 2018 Tier 1 Exam Analysis: Quantitative Aptitude

In SSC CHSL Tier-1 Exam 2018, the entire Quantitative Aptitude Section was Easy-Moderate level. Questions were asked directly based on formulas. Maximum questions were asked from Number System, DI, SI, CI, Trigonometry & Geometry.

S. No. Topic No of Questions Level
1 Ratio 1 easy
2 Average 2 easy-moderate
3 Number System 1-2 easy
4 Simplification 2 easy
5 Time & Work 0 -
6 Speed & Distance 1 easy
7 S.I. & C.I. 3 easy-moderate
8 Profit & Loss 1 easy
9 Coordinate Geometry 1 easy
10 Geometry 2 easy-moderate
11 Mensuration 2 easy
12 Trigonometry 2 easy
13 DI 3 easy-moderate
  Total Questions 25 Easy-moderate

SSC CHSL 2018 Tier 1 Exam Analysis: Reasoning (General Intelligence)

The General Intelligence/Reasoning section of the SSC CHSL 2018 Tier-1 exam was easy. While the Non-Verbal Reasoning and Series questions were easy. There was only 1 question from the image.

S. No. Topic No of Questions Level
1 Analogy 3-4 easy
2 Odd One Out 2 easy
3 Series 3 easy-moderate
4 Statement & Conclusions 1 easy
5 Directions 1 easy
6 Sequence (Acc. to Dictionary) 1 easy
7 Coding-Decoding 1 easy
8 Mathematical Operations 0 -
9 Matrix 1 easy
10 Blood Relation 0 -
11 Mirror Image 1 easy
12 Venn Diagram 1 easy
13 Paper Folding Image 1 easy
  Total 25 easy

SSC CHSL 2018 Tier 1 Exam Analysis: English Language

In SSC CHSL Tier-1 Exam 2018, the English language section was Moderate, this time there was no RC(Reading Comprehension) instead there was 1 Cloze Test with 5 questions based on it and questions from it were of moderate level.

S.No. Topic No of Questions Level
1 Fill in the Blanks 5 Moderate
2 Sentence Improvement 2-3 easy-moderate
3 Error Detection 2-3 easy
4 Sentence Rearrangement 0 -
5 Idioms and Phrases 3 easy
6 Synonyms 2 easy
7 Antonyms 2 easy
8 Active Passive 1 easy
9 Direct Indirect 1 easy
10 Phrase Substitution 1 moderate
11 Spelling Correction 1 easy
12 Cloze Test Passage 5 easy-moderate
  Total 25 Moderate

SSC CHSL 2018 Tier 1 Exam Analysis: General Awareness

General Awareness section yet again was Easy. The major area of focus this year was on General Awareness questions in the field of Economics, Current Affairs and Polity. Science was given a higher weightage this time in the General Awareness Section of SSC CHSL 2018 Tier-1 Exam.

S.No. Topics No. Of Questions
1 History 1
2 Polity 4
3 Geography 1
4 Economics 2-3
5 Static Awareness 1
6 Biology 1-2
7 Chemistry 2-3
8 Physics 2-3
9 Computer 1
10 Current Affairs 4-5
  Total Questions 25

SSC CHSL 2020 Cut Off: SSC CHSL Previous Year Exam Cut off

SSC CHSL Cut off is the minimum marks required by a candidate to be eligible for the subsequent selection round of the exam. It is declared by the Staff Selection Committee each year. SSC CHSL is conducted in 3 tiers, for recruitment of Lower Division Clerks, Postal Assistants and Data Entry Operator in various ministries and other government organizations.

SSC CHSL Tier-I Cut Off 2018

Category Cut Off Marks
SC 122.50
ST 112.00
OBC 139.00
UR 143.50
Ex.S 83.00
OH 111.50
HH 73.50
VH 95.50

Official  SSC CHSL Cut off Marks 2017

Category Official SSC CHSL Cut off Marks
General 127.0
OBC 120.0
SC 108.0
ST 99.0
VH 96.0
OH 97.50
HH 65.0
Ex.S 64.50

Cut off  Marks of SSC CHSL - Tier I (2016)

Category Cut off marks (Tier I)
UR 127.50
OBC 120
SC 108
ST 99
Ex.S 64.50
OH 97.50
HH 65
VH 96

List of Candidates Qualified for Descriptive Paper-Tier-II (2016)

Category No. of candidates
UR 14517
OBC 20813
SC 7879
ST 3509
Ex.S 4415
OH 1123
HH 509
VH 436
TOTAL 53201

List I: Cut off  Marks of SSC CHSL (Tier I + II) and List of Candidates qualified for Skill Test -Tier-III (2016)

Cut off  Marks of SSC CHSL (Tier I + II) for Data Entry Skill Test for DEO in C&AG

Category Cut off marks (Tier I + II)
UR 202.5
OBC 194
SC 182.5
ST 172
Ex.S 149
OH 189
HH 145
VH 170

List of No. of Candidates qualified for Skill Test (Tier-III) for Data Entry Skill Test for DEO in C&AG

Category  No. of candidates
UR 1564
OBC 2321
SC 833
ST 388
Ex.S 509
OH 52
HH 47
VH 52
TOTAL 5766

List II: Cut off  Marks and Candidates qualified for Typing Test for Postal Assistant/ Sorting Assistant/LDC /Court Clerk (2016)

Cut off  Marks of SSC CHSL (Tier I + II) for Postal Assistant/ Sorting Assistant/LDC /Court Clerk

Category Cut off marks (Tier I + II)
UR 33
OBC 33
SC 33
ST 33
Ex.S 33
OH 33
HH 33
VH 33

List of No. of Candidates qualified for Skill Test (Tier-III) for Postal Assistant/ Sorting Assistant/LDC /Court Clerk

Category No. of candidates
UR 11597
OBC 16595
SC 6025
ST 2727
Ex.S 2869
OH 854
HH 341
VH 318
TOTAL 41326

List III: Cut off  Marks and Candidates qualified for Data Entry Skill Test for DEO in Deptt. Other than C&AG (2016)

Cut off  Marks of SSC CHSL (Tier I + II) for Data Entry Skill Test for DEO in Deptt. Other than C&AG

Category Cut off marks (Tier I + II)
UR 222
SC 200.5
ST 195
Ex.S 177.5
OH 151
HH -
VH -

List of No. of Candidates qualified for Skill Test (Tier-III) for  Data Entry Skill Test for DEO in Deptt. Other than C&AG

Category No. of candidates
UR 107
OBC 44
SC 101
ST 31
Ex.S 30
OH 0
HH 31
VH 0


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SSC CHSL 2020 Exam Pattern
SSC CHSL 2020 Exam Syllabus 
SSC CHSL Previous Year Cut Off 



Q. What is SSC CHSL 2020 Exam?
Answer: The exam approaching you is the SSC CHSL Exam 2020 for government jobs in India. Staff Selection Commission (SSC) is the body that conducts the CHSL Exam. SSC is also the body which finally does the selection and recruitment for the advertised vacancies in central govt. departments including Union Ministries.

Q. What is the Eligibility to apply for CHSL 2020 Exam?
Answer: There are 3 important criteria that we have mentioned in SSC CHSL FAQs, which a candidate must fulfill in order to be eligible for the SSC CHSL 2020. The 3 parameters are given below:

1. Citizenship: Candidate must be a citizen of India.
2. Age Limit:18-27 years as on 01.01.2020 (Candidates born not before 02-08-1993 and not later than 01-08-2002).
3. Educational Qualification: Candidates must have passed 12th Standard or equivalent examination from a recognized Board or University

Q. Is there any negative marking on the SSC CHSL examination?
Answer: Yes.

Q. How many vacancies are there in SSC CHSL 2020?
Answer: Tentative vacancies for the posts of LDC/ JSA, Postal Assistant/ Sorting Assistant and DEO are 898, 2359, 2 and Data Entry Operator Grade"A"- Nil, respectively. Tentatively the vacancies for the post of Postal Assistant/Sorting Assistant, LDC, DEO and Court Clerks are 3259 respectively.

Q. What is pay scale for these posts?
Answer: ­Pay for the Posts:

  • Postal Assistant/Sorting Assistant:  PB ­1(Rs. 5200-­20200) Grade Pay 2400 (pre-­revised)
  • Data Entry Operator (CAG): Pay Band­1 (Rs. 5200­-20200), Grade Pay Rs. 2400 (pre-­revised)
  • Data Entry Operator (Other Ministries): Pay Band­1 (Rs. 5200­-20200), Grade Pay Rs. 1900
  • Lower Division Clerk: Pay Band ­1 (Rs. 5200­-20200), Grade Pay Rs. 1900 (pre-­revised)
  • Court Clerk: Pay Band ­1 (Rs. 5200­-20200), Grade Pay Rs. 1900 (pre-revised)

Q. Is there any Relaxation in Age for SSC CHSL Examination?
Answer: We all know that reservation is in force, and as such, candidates from reserved categories are given relaxation in age Limit.

Q. I have scored only 45% marks in 12th Class, can I fill this form?
Answer: Central Govt. recruitment is based on the merit system, for a written exam is conducted. Fewer marks in the 12th do not create any problem. There are no such specific criteria, you can go ahead.

Q. What is the Written Examination Dates for SSC CHSL 2020 Examination?
Answer: SSC CHSL Exam 2020 Tier I will be conducted from 16.03.2021 to 27.03.2021.

Q. What is the Exam pattern of the Tier-I & Tier-II Examination?
Answer: The Tier-I paper will be objective type. Your each and every doubt cleared in SSC CHSL FAQs There will be 100 questions for which Candidates will get 60 minutes.

Section Subject No of Questions Max Marks Exam Duration
1 General Intelligence 25 50 60 Minutes
2 General Awareness 25 50
3 Quantitative Aptitude (Basic Arithmetic Skill) 25 50
4 English Language (Basic Knowledge) 25 50
  Total 100 200

Tier-II: There will be Essay and Letter writing the exam in SSC CHSL Tier II Exam. You can start your exam with any of the following sections given in the below table.

Test Mode Time Duration Minimum Qualifying Marks
Essay/Letter/Application/Precis Pen and Paper basedEnglish/Hindi Language Time duration is 60 minutes and carries 100 marks. The exam duration is 80 minutes for candidates who are visually handicapped or suffer from cerebral palsy. 33 Percent

Q. What is the time required for preparing for SSC Exams?
Answer: If you are serious about the study and ready to dedicate 5 to 6 hours daily for study, then normally you might cover up the syllabus within 3 months. There are many students who achieve success within 4 months of preparation.

Q. Where can I download SSC CHSL Admit Card?
Answer: SSC CHSL admit card will be available for download at the official website of the respective region before 2 weeks of the exam. The admit cards can be downloaded by entering the required details like roll number, registration number, password, date of birth, etc. It is a mandatory document to be carried along with valid id proof.

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