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ABOUT EXAM


SSC CHSL (Combined Higher Secondary Level) is an open competitive examination, conducted by the Staff Selection Commission for the recruitment of candidates into various Organizations, departments, and offices under the Government of India. The SSC CHSL exam provides a good opportunity for candidates to start their careers in the central government. The exam is conducted for recruitment to the Group C posts viz. Lower Divisional Clerk/ Junior Secretariat Assistant, and Data Entry Operators for various Ministries and Departments. Therefore, the SSC CHSL exam is a great opportunity for candidates who are looking for a stable and rewarding career in the central government.
 

SSC CHSL Overview

 
Staff Selection Commission of India conducts CHSL (10 +2)  Exam to recruit candidates for the post of Lower Division Clerk/ Junior Secretariat Assistant and Data entry Operator. The selection process for the SSC CHSL (Combined Higher Secondary Level) exam is rigorous, and you need to clear all the stages individually to be eligible for the appointment. The competition for the exam is also quite high, and you need a structured approach to score high marks and secure a good position in the merit list. Once selected, you can enjoy a secure job in the central government with various benefits such as job security, good pay scale, promotions, and other allowances.
 
Name of Agency Staff Selection Commission
Notification Release  9th May 2023
Last date to Apply 8th June 2023
Exam Date 14.07.2023 to 27.07.2023
Name of the post Lower Division Clerk, Data Entry Operator
Total Vacancies To be announced
Mode of Application Online
Mode of exam Online
Selection procedure Prelims, Mains, Skill Test
Official website https://ssc.nic.in/
 
 

SSC CHSL Exam - Major Changes introduced

 
1. The preliminary round (Tier-I) would be qualifying in nature, i.e, the marks obtained in the preliminary examination will not be considered for the final merit.

2. Descriptive Exam, which was earlier the second round of the SSC CHSL Exam, has now been scrapped. Tier II will consist of Objective Type, Multiple choice questions.

3. Tier II will include three sections with two modules in each section. It will be mandatory for the candidates to qualify all the sections of Tier II.

4. The candidates who are not qualified in Section-I + Section-II will not be eligible for evaluation of Section-III and they will not be considered for the further selection process

5. The final merit list will be prepared based on the overall performance of candidates in the Tier-II Examination only.

6. Normalized scores of candidates will be used to determine merit and for final selection.

7. Document Verification (DV) will be conducted by the User Departments/ Organizations after the declaration of the final result and not by SSC.
 

SSC CHSL Eligibility Criteria

 
SSC CHSL eligibility criteria are the specific requirements that must be met in order for a candidate to be eligible to appear for the exam. It includes factors such as age limit, educational qualification, nationality, language proficiency, and so on. Reviewing the eligibility criteria for an exam is important because it helps you determine whether you meet the requirements to take the exam and avoid wasting your time and resources on an exam for which you are not eligible.
 

SSC CHSL Essential Educational Qualification

 
To apply for the post of LDC/JSA and DEO through the SSC CHSL Examination, here are the essential education Qualifications:

For LDC/ JSA and DEO/ DEO Grade ‘A’: Candidates must have passed the 12th Standard or equivalent examination from a recognized Board or University.
 

Nationality / Citizenship:

 
A candidate must be either –

I. A Citizen of India or

II. A subject of Nepal or

III. A subject of Bhutan or

IV. A Tibetan Refugee who came over to India before 1st January 1962 with the intention of permanently settling in India or

V. 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 intending to permanently settle in India, provided that a candidate belonging to categories (ii), (iii), (iv) & (v) above shall be a person in whose favour a certificate of eligibility has been issued by the Government of India.
 

SSC CHSL  Age Limit

 
To apply for the post of SSC CHSL, an unreserved category candidate should not be below 18 years & above 27 years of age.
However, there will be age relaxations in the upper age limit for different categories as follows:
 
Category Relaxation
Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe 5 Years
Other Backward Classes 3 Years
PwBD (Unreserved) 10 Years
PwBD (OBC) 13 Years
PwBD (SC/ST) 15 Years
Ex-Servicemen (ESM)
 
03 years after deduction of the military service rendered from the actual age as on the closing date of receipt of the Online Application.
 
 
 
 

SSC CHSL Application Fees

 
To successfully submit your SSC CHSL Online Application Form, you are required to pay the application fee for the exam. Candidates belonging to UR/OBC category have to pay an application fee of Rs. 100/-. While women candidates and candidates belonging to Scheduled Castes (SC), Scheduled Tribes (ST), Persons with Benchmark Disabilities (PwBD), and Ex-servicemen (ESM) eligible for reservation are exempted from payment of the fee.

The application fees for SSC CHSL would be as follows. Candidates can pay the application Fees for SSC CHSL 2022 examination through online mode or make cash payments through the challan of SBI.
 
Category Application Fees
General/OBC 100/-
Women/SC/ST/OBC/PwBD/Ex-Servicemen NIL
 
 

Pay Scale:  

 
The pay scale of different posts offered through the SSC CHSL Exam shall be as follows:
 
→ Lower Division Clerk (LDC)/ Junior Secretariat Assistant (JSA): Pay Level-2 (Rs. 19,900-63,200).

→ Data Entry Operator (DEO): Pay Level-4 (Rs. 25,500-81,100) and Level-5 (Rs. 29,200-92,300).

→ Data Entry Operator, Grade ‘A’: Pay Level-4 (Rs. 25,500-81,100).
 

EXAM PATTERN


SSC CHSL Examination Pattern

 
The Computer Based Examination will be conducted in three phases as indicated below:

Tier-I

Tier-II

Skill Test

The Tier-I Examination will consist of Objective Type, Multiple choice questions only. The questions will be set in English and Hindi.

This phase will be divided into 4 sections - General Intelligence and Reasoning, Quantitative Aptitude, General Awareness & English Comprehension.

You will be given a composite time of 1 hour to attempt 100 questions, i.e, there will be no sectional time limit for each section.

Candidates will be shortlisted for Tier-II Examination on the basis of their performance in the Tier-I Examination. Normalized scores of candidates will be used to determine merit and for final selection.

Based on the marks scored in Tier-I i.e. Computer Based Examination, an appropriate number of candidates will be shortlisted, category-wise, to appear in Tier-II Examination.

Separate category-wise cut-offs shall be released in Tier-I and subsequent Tiers for different posts i.e. (i) DEO/ DEO Grade 'A' and (ii) LDC/ JSA.

There will be a penalty of 0.50 marks for wrong answers marked in the Objective Tests.

If the examination is held in different shifts, the corrected scores obtained by each of the candidates in different sessions will be normalized.
 
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Tier-I Subject Number of Questions Maximum Marks Duration
  A. General Intelligence and Reasoning 25 50 1 hour
(1 hour and 20 minutes for the candidates eligible for scribe)
B. General Awareness 25 50
C. Quantitative Aptitude 25 50
D. English Comprehension 25 50
Total 100 200
 

Pattern for Tier-II Examination

 
All candidates qualified in Tier-I have to appear in all three sections of Tier-II

It will be mandatory for the candidates to qualify all the sections of Tier II.

• Merit list will be prepared on the basis of the overall performance of candidates in the Tier-II Examination only.

Tier II will be conducted in two sessions - Session – I & Session-II, on the same day.

There will be a negative marking of 1 mark for each wrong answer in Section-I, Section-II, and Module-I of Section-III.

Based on the aggregate performance in Section-I and Section-II of the Tier-II Examination, candidates will be shortlisted for evaluation of Section-III of the Tier-II Examination.

The candidates who are not qualified in Section-I + Section-II will not be eligible for evaluation of Section-III and they will not be considered for the further selection process.

Section-III of Tier-II is qualifying in nature, in other words, both modules i.e. Computer Knowledge Test and Skill Test/ Typing Test are qualifying in nature.

Skill Test for DEOs is mandatory for all qualified candidates. Typing Test for posts other than DEOs is mandatory for all candidates except those who are exempted from appearing in the Typing Test.
 
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Tier Session Subject Number of Questions Maximum Marks Time Allowed
II Session-I
 
(2 hours and 15 minutes)
 
Section-I:
 
Module I: Mathematical Abilities
 
Module II: Reasoning and General Intelligence.
 
30 + 30 = 60 60*3 = 180 1 hour (for each section)
 
(1 hour and 20 minutes for the candidates eligible for scribe
 
Section-II:
 
Module-I: English Language and Comprehension
 
Module II: General Awareness
 
40 + 20 = 60 60*3 = 180
Section-III:
 
Module-I: Computer Knowledge Module
 
15 15*3 = 45  
15 Minutes (20 minutes for the candidates eligible for scribe
 
Session II Section-III:
 
Module-II: Skill Test/ Typing Test Module
Part A: Skill Test for DEOs. - 15 Minutes (20 minutes for the candidates eligible for scribe
Part B: Typing Test for LDC/ JSA. -
 
10 Minutes (15 minutes for the candidates eligible for scribe
 
 
Tier-II will include the following three sections having two modules each:
 
→ Section-I:

Module-I: Mathematical Abilities
Module-II: Reasoning and General Intelligence.
 
→ Section-II:

Module-I: English Language and Comprehension
Module-II: General Awareness
 
→ Section-III:

Module-I: Computer Knowledge Test (Qualifying)
Module-II: Skill Test/ Typing Test (Qualifying)
 

Skill Test/ Typing Test

 
Module-II of Section-III will include conducting of Skill Test/ Typing Test in Session-II on the same day which will be qualifying in nature..

Errors in the Skill Test will be calculated up to 2 decimal places. Skill Test/ Typing Test will be conducted as per the following scheme:
 
Skill Test for the post of 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 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.
 
The passage to be entered into the Computer may also be displayed on the computer screen.
 
Typing Test for other posts i.e. LDC/ JSA:
 
The medium of Typing Test will be Hindi or English. The candidates will have to opt for the medium of Typing Test (i.e. either Hindi or English) in the online Application Form.
 
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.
 
The speed will be adjudged on the accuracy of typing on the Computer of a given text passage in 10 minutes.
 

Minimum Qualifying Marks

 
Minimum qualifying marks in Tier-I, Section-I, Section-II & Module-I of Section-III of Tier-II Examination are as follows:

UR: 30%

OBC/ EWS: 25%

All other categories: 20%

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