F. No. 3/3/2020-P& P-I (Vol.-1): The Staff Selection Commission will hold a competitive
examination for recruitment to the posts 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. The details of the examination
areas under:

The registration Process will be opened from 6 November 2020- 15 December 2020.

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Pay Scale of the Posts:

1.1 Lower Division Clerk (LDC)/Junior Secretariat Assistant (JSA): Pay Level-2 (Rs.19,900-63,200).
1.2 Postal Assistant (PA)/Sorting Assistant (SA): Pay Level-4(Rs. 25,500-81,100).
1.3 Data Entry Operator (DEO): Pay Level-4(Rs. 25,500-81,100) and Level-5(Rs.29,200-92,300).
1.4 Data Entry Operator, Grade ‘A’: Pay Level-4(Rs. 25,500-81,100)..

SSC CHSL 2020 Highlights

Exam Name SSC CHSL (Staff Selection Commission-Combined Higher Secondary Level)
Conducting Body SSC
Exam Level. National.
Exam Frequency. Once a year
Exam Mode. Tier-I: Online (CBT) Tier-II: Offline (Descriptive) Tier-III- Typing/Skill Test
Exam Duration. Tier-I: 60 minutes Tier-II: 60 minutes Tier-III- 15 minutes.
Exam Purpose Selection of candidates for posts of LDC, JSA, PA, SA and DEO
Exam Language English and Hindi
Exam Helpdesk No. 011-24361359
Official Website.

Nationality/ Citizenship:

A candidate must be either:
(a) a citizen of India, or
(b) a subject of Nepal, or
(c) a subject of Bhutan, or
(d) a Tibetan refugee who came over to India, before the 1st January 1962, with
the intention of permanently settling in India, or
(e) a person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka,
East African countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of
Tanzania(Formerly Tanganyika and Zanzibar),Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia
and Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India.

SSC CHSL Age Limit:-

Code No :- Category Age-relaxation permissible beyound the uppler age limit
01 SC/ST 5 Years
02 OBC 3 Years
03 PwD (Unreserved) 10 Years
04 PwD(OBC) 13 Years
5 PwD(SC/ST) 15 Years
6 Ex-Servicemen(ESM) 03 years after deduction of the
military service rendered from
the actual age as on closing date
of receipt of online application.
8 Defence Personnel disabled in operation during
hostilities with any foreign country or in a disturbed
area and released as a consequence thereof.
03 Years
9 Defence Personnel disabled in operation during
hostilities with any foreign country or in a disturbed
area and released as a consequence thereof (SC/ST).
08 Years
10 Central Government Civilian Employees:
Who have rendered not less than 3 years regular and
continuous service as on closing date for receipt of
online applications.
Upto 40 Years of age
11 Central Government Civilian Employees:
Who have rendered not less than 3 years regular and
continuous service as on closing date for receipt of
online applications (SC/ST).
Upto 45 years of age
12 Widows/ Divorced Women/ Women judicially
separated and who are not remarried.
Upto 35 years of age
13 Widows/ Divorced Women/ Women judicially
separated and who are not remarried (SC/ST).
Upto 40 years of age.

SSC CHSL Important Dates.

The exam dates have been postponed and new dates will be released soon. Find the exam dates in the table below:

Events Dates
Dates for submission of online applications 06-11-2020 to 15-12-2020
Last date and time for receipt of online application 15-12-2020(23:30)
Last date and time for making online fee payment 17-12-2020(23:30)
Last date and time for generation of offline Challan 19-12-2020(23:30)
Last date for payment through Challan (during working hours of Bank): 21-12-2020
Schedule of Computer Based Examination (Tier-1) 12-04-2021 to 27-04-2021
Date of Tier -II Examination (Descriptive Paper:) Top be notified later.

Essential Educational Qualifications (As on 01-01-2021):

For LDC/ JSA, PA/ SA, DEO (except DEOs in C&AG): Candidates must have
passed 12th Standard or equivalent examination from a recognized Board or
9.2 For Data Entry Operator (DEO Grade ‘A’) 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.

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Step 1: SSC CHSL 2021 Registration

• Go to
• Click on the link provided for CHSL stating “Click here to Apply”
• Read the instructions and move on to the registration page.
• Fill in basic details such as Name, Father’s Name, class 10 roll number, DoB, and Gender.
• Enter verification text and submit the details.
• A registration ID and password is generated. Keep it safe for future use.

Step 2: Uploading Documents

After registration, upload scanned images of recent passport size photograph and signature in JPG format.
• Passport Size Photograph Size: 20 kb to 50 kb
• Signature: 10 kb to 20 kb

Step 3: Fill the SSC CHSL 2020 Application Form.

The registration process completes after uploading images. Fill the application form by entering communication details, educational details, etc.

Step 4: Pay SSC CHSL 2021 Application Fee

• Application fees of INR 100 have to be paid via online or offline mode for the final submission of the SSC CHSL 2020 Application Form.
• Applicants can remit the fee in online mode till January 12, 2020 (11:59 PM) and in offline mode till January 14, 2020, during the bank’s working hours.
• However, the challan can be downloaded till January 12, 2020 (11:59 PM) only.
• Online Mode: Use BHIM UPI, Net Banking, or Visa/ Mastercard/ Maestro Credit/ Debit card
• Offline Mode: Download SBI Challan from the web portal and pay and submit in any SBI Bank branch during working hours.

Note: Females and candidates belonging to SC, ST, PwD, and Ex-servicemen are exempted from paying the application fee.

Take out the printed copy of the SSC CHSL Application Form 2020 after successful submission.

SSC CHSL 2021 Admit Card.

SSC CHSL 2021 Admit Cards for Tier 1 will be available on the regional website of the Staff Selection Commission. To access the admit card, use Registration Id, Date of Birth, and Roll Number.

  • The hall ticket is required at the time of entering the exam center.

  • The commission releases the admit card separately for each tier. Only Tier 1 qualifiers can download the Tier 2 admit card.

  • There are 9 regions, admit card for each region can be obtained from the official website as per the region’s preference.

  • Candidates can download SSC CHSL 2021 Admit Card from the regional SSC website.

SSC CHSL 2021 Exam Pattern.

Aspirants should make a preparation strategy in accordance with the SSC CHSL 2020 Exam Pattern for better performance. Below is the brief of the SSC CHSL 2021 Exam Pattern:
• The exam will be conducted in three stages- Tier 1(Computer Based Test), Tier 2 (Written Test), and Tier 3 (Skill Based Test)
• Tier 1 will comprise 100 MCQs to be completed in 60 minutes.
• Tier 2 will have questions on essay or letter writing to be completed in 60 minutes.
• The next stage i.e. Tier 3 will be a skill-based test for selected candidates.
• 1/4th marks of the total marks allotted to the question will be deducted as a penalty for every wrong answer in Tier 1 exam.
• There is no sectional cut-off for any of the papers.
• Candidates clearing the cut-off of tier-I will be eligible to appear for tier-II and subsequently for Tier-3 which is a skill test and typing test of prospective new recruits.

•The three tiers of SSC CHSL:

Tier Type Mode
Tier 1 Objective Multiple Choice Computer Based (online)
Tier 2 Descriptive Paper in English/Hindi Pen and Paper mode
Tier 3 Skill Test/ Typing Test Depends on the Post

The exam pattern of SSC CHSL:

Components Tier-1 Tier-2
Exam Mode Online Offline
Question type Objective Descriptive
Exam Duration 60 Minutes 60 Minutes
Marks 200 100
Language Mode English and Hindi English and Hindi
Marks 200 100
Negative marking 1.50 or for each wrong attempt No

Tier 3 exam will be a skill-based test where typing and data entry speed is analyzed of the prospective candidates:

• Typing Test: For English, a typing speed of 35 words per minute is required, For Hindi, a typing speed of 30 words per minute is mandatory. Typing Test will be applicable for Postal Assistant/Sorting Assistant, LDC, and Court Clerk posts.
• Skill Test: Data Entry Speed of 8,000 key depressions per hour on the computer. The skill test is conducted for the Data Entry Operator post.

•SSC CHSL 2021 Question Pattern for Tier I.

SSC CHSL Tier-I Subjects SSC CHSL Tier-I Questions SSC CHSL Tier-I Marks
English Language 25 50
General Intelligence 25 50
Quantitative Aptitude 25 50
General Awareness 25 50
Total 100 200

SSC CHSL 2021 Exam Centers

Uttar Pradesh Bihar Sikkim Jharkhand
West Bengal Odisha Andaman and Nicobar Karnataka
Kerala Uttarakhand Delhi Rajasthan
Arunachal Pradesh Assam Nagaland Meghalaya
Manipur Tripura Mizoram Andhra Pradesh
Tamil Nadu Telangana Gujarat Maharashtra
Goa Madhya Pradesh Chattisgarh Jammu and Kashmir
Himachal Pradesh Punjab Chandigarh Puducherry