SSC CHSL 2020: Register Online Till Date 10th January

SSC CHSL 2020: SSC will be releasing SSC CHSL Notification 2019 on 3rd December. Check Candidates can get SSC CHSL 2019 notification, exam dates, Syllabus and Exam Pattern, Pay Scale online application link.

| Updated On January 22nd, 2020 at 05:33 pm

SSC CHSL Recruitment 2019: The detailed notification for SSC CHSL 2019 exam containing all the details regarding the procedure to apply, eligibility criteria, selection process, exam pattern, syllabus, etc is uploaded on the official website on 3rd December 2019. The Application process will conclude today i.e. 10th January 2020 so aspirants will have enough time to apply for SSC CHSL Recruitment 2019. Candidates must hurry and apply online for the SSC CHSL Recruitment without delaying any further. SSC has released the official notice to remind the aspirants to not wait for the last date and apply online for SSC CHSL notification 2019.

Important Links For SSC CHSL Exam
SSC CHSL 2020 Notification
SSC CHSL 2020 Online Application
SSC CHSL 2020 Eligibility Criteria
SSC CHSL 2020 Vacancy
SSC CHSL 2020 Salary Structure
SSC CHSL 2020 Exam Pattern
SSC CHSL 2020 Syllabus
SSC CHSL 2020 Selection Process
SSC CHSL 2020 Previous Year Cut off
SSC CHSL 2020 Previous Year Exam Analysis

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SSC CHSL Recruitment 2019-20 Dates: Check Extended Dates 

The exam schedule for the SSC CHSL exam has been provided by the SSC. Take a look at the tentative exam dates and strategize your preparations accordingly. Know the SSC CHSL Tier 1 exam date, Tier 2 exam date, and skill test date:

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Activity Dates
Dates for submission of online applications: 3rd December 2019 to 10th January 2020
Last date for receipt of application: 10th January 2020
Last date for making online fee payment: 12th January 2020
Last date for generation of offline Challan: 14th Jan [Earlier it was 12th January 2020]
Last date for payment through Challan (during working hours of Bank): 16th Jan [Earlier it was 14th January 2020]
Date of Computer Based Examination (Tier-I): 16th-27th March 2020
Date of Tier-II Examination (Descriptive Paper): 28.06.2020 (DES)**

Check Official Notice for Date Extension
Check Latest Calendar Released by SSC on 3rd October 2019 [1st October 2019 to 31st March 2021]

SSC CHSL 2019 Notification Out: Check Official Notice

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What is SSC CHSL 2019 Exam?

SSC CHSL stands for Combined Higher Secondary Level (CHSL) examination conducted for the recruitment of posts that require only 12th pass as the minimum educational qualification. Candidates are eligible for the following posts under SSC CHSL:

  • Data Entry Operator (DEO),
  • Lower Divisional Clerk (LDC),
  • Court Clerk
  • Postal Assistant, and
  • Sorting Assistant.

SSC CHSL Vacancy 2019-20

The SSC CHSL Vacancy will give an idea about the upcoming job opportunities and the possible chances that one can get. SSC has released vacancy for SSC CHSL 2019-20, let’s have a look. The vacancies are released by the commission later in the recruitment process.

SSC CHSL 2017 Final Vacancy (16th Dec 2019) SSC CHSL 2018-19 Vacancy (16th May 2019)
SSC CHSL 2019-20 Vacancy (7th Jan 2020)

Click Here to check Vacancies for SSC CHSL 2018-19

SSC CHSL Notification 2019: Online Application

After the notification for SSC CHSL is released, the link to apply online will be activated where aspirants can fill the required details to apply for this exam. In order to be eligible for the SSC CHSL 2019 exam, one must go through the following steps to apply online for SSC CHSL 2019:

  • Register yourself on the official SSC website where one will be provided with the registration number and password that should be saved for future purposes.
  • Log in with your registration number & password.
  • Click on apply online under SSC CHSL 2019 online application.
  • Fill the details, make the payment (if required) and submit.

Click here to apply online for SSC CHSL

SSC CHSL Salary Structure 

To get a detailed overview of the posts under SSC CHSL, one must be aware of the pay scale given to the employees. Here is the salary structure for SSC CHSL posts with pay band and grade pay revised as per the 7th Pay Commission.

Post Name
Pay Scale
LDC/ JSA Pay Band -1 (Rs. 5200-20200), Grade Pay: Rs.1900 (pre-revised)
PA/ SA Pay Band -1 (Rs. 5200-20200), Grade Pay: Rs. 2400 (pre-revised)
DEO Pay Band-1 (Rs. 5200-20200), Grade Pay: Rs. 2400 (pre-revised)
DEO Grade ‘A’ Pay Band-1 (Rs. 5200-20200), Grade Pay: Rs. 2400 (pre-revised)


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SSC CHSL Educational Qualification 2019-20

The minimum educational qualifications essential to be possessed by the aspirants to be eligible for SSC CHSL 2019 are:

  • For 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.

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SSC CHSL Age Limit 2019-20

One of the major eligibility criteria for SSC aspirants is the age limit. Candidates must be between 18-27 years for SSC CHSL.

SSC CHSL  Application Fee 2019-20

  • The application fee to be paid while applying for SSC CHSL is Rs. 100/-
  • No fee is required to be paid by female, SC, ST, Physically Handicapped, and Ex-Servicemen candidates as they are exempted from paying the fee.
  • Application fees can be paid through offline or online methods.

SSC CHSL Selection Process 2019-20

Candidates need to pass through 3 Tiers in order to be eligible to get appointed in the SSC CHSL exam. The selection process has been briefly mentioned in the table given below:

Tier Type Mode
Tier – I Objective Multiple Choice Computer-Based (online)
Tier – II Descriptive Paper in English/Hindi Pen and Paper mode
Tier – III Skill Test/Typing Test Wherever Applicable


Candidates must get themselves acquainted completely with the selection process to avoid any confusion in the future.

Check SSC CHSL Exam Pattern in detail here

SSC CHSL Exam Pattern For Tier 1 2019-20

The Tier 1 exam which is a first step towards getting the selection will be held from 16th-27th March 2020 where the aspirants will face a set of 100 questions to be attempted in 60 minutes that will add up to a total of 200 marks. The subjects along with the distribution of questions have been shown in the table given below:

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
Important Points:
  • The exam will be based on Multiple Choice Questions.
  • 2 marks will be awarded for each right answer.
  • A penalty of 0.5 marks for wrong answers will be given in all sections.
  • Marks scored by candidates in Tier-I will be normalized.
  • No sectional cut-offs will be there.
  • The exam duration is 80 minutes for candidates who are visually handicapped.

SSC CHSL Exam Pattern For Tier 2 2019-20

  • The SSC CHSL Tier 2 is a (DES) descriptive exam and is conducted offline.
  • Candidates need to write an essay and a letter.
  • This stage will test the written skills of the candidates in English/Hindi.
  • 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.

SSC CHSL Exam Pattern For Tier 3 (Skill Test/Typing Test) 2019-20

The skill test or computer proficiency test will be conducted to check the typing skills of the candidates and whether they are eligible to work on computers. Some points focussing on the SSC CHSL Skill test are as follows:

  • The medium of the Typing Test will be Hindi and English.
  • No candidate is exempted from appearing in the Skill Test as it is mandatory.
  • This stage is qualifying in nature i.e. marks will not be added to the final merit.
  • English medium Typing speed -> 35 words per minute (w.p.m.)
  • Hindi medium Typing speed -> 30 words per minute (w.p.m.)
  • Skill Test for Data Entry Operator (DEO) post will be conducted where data entry speed will be tested.

SSC CHSL Syllabus 2019-20

The SSC CHSL Online based exam includes 4 sections namely General Intelligence and Reasoning, Quantitative Ability, English Language and General Awareness. Knowing the syllabus thoroughly is the foremost thing to be done by the aspirants without any further ado. Here is the list of subject-wise topics that must be read and prepared properly.

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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


Important Points For SSC CHSL Exam Pattern:

  • Candidates will be shortlisted for Tier-II Examination on the basis of their performance in Tier-I Examination. Normalized scores of the candidates will be used to determine merit and for final selection.
  • There will be separate category-wise cut-offs in Tier-I and subsequent Tiers for different posts i.e. (i) DEO, (ii) DEO Grade ‘A’ and (iii) LDC/ JSA and PA/ SA.
  • Candidates will be shortlisted for Tier-III Examination on the basis of their performance in Tier-I + Tier-II subject to having scored a minimum of 33% marks in the Tier-II Examination. Tier-III Examination is qualifying in nature.
  • Skill Test in Tier-III for DEOs is mandatory for all the qualified candidates.
  • Typing Test in Tier-III for posts other than DEOs is mandatory for all candidates except those who are exempted from appearing in the Typing Test .
  • Final selection and allocation of Ministries/ Departments/ Offices to the candidates qualified in Tier-III will be made on the basis of the performance of candidates in the Tier-I+Tier-II Examinations and the preference of Posts/ Departments exercised by them at the time of Document Verification.
  • Candidates will be shortlisted and recommended for appointment by the Commission on the basis of their total marks in the Paper – I & II and preference for the posts.

SSC CHSL 2019-20: Previous Years’ Cut Off

SSC CHSL 2019 exam will come with its own set of challenges in the difficulty level of the exam. As there has been a drift in the type of questions asked, one must be well aware of the SSC CHSL cut off for previous years. In SSC CHSL 2018, a total of 45101 candidates were qualified in Tier 1 to appear for the Tier 2 exam. Check the cut off given below:

Post-Wise Cut Off Marks For SSC CHSL Tier I 2018
Category/Posts DEO
(Other than
in C&AG
and PA/SA
UR 181.47 165.93 135.60
SC 145.52 110.09
ST 136.74 99.09
OBC 178.45 161.72 133.74
EWS 163.75 127.25
ESM 117.13 56.11
OH 129.42 102.75
HH 98.86 58.43
VH 84.87
Other PWD 50.00
Total Candidates
175 2330 45101


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SSC CHSL Cut Off Comparison with Previous Years

The last 4 years cut off has been provided in the table given below. Take a look at the SSC CHSL cut offs:

Cut-Off Marks
Tier-I 2015
Cut-Off Marks
Tier-I 2016-17
Cut-Off Marks
Tier-I 2017-18
Cut-Off Marks
Tier-I 2018-19
UR 119 127.50 143.5 135.60
SC 99 108.00 122.5 110.09
ST 89.50 99.00 112 99.09
OBC 110 120.00 139 133.74
Ex. S 45.50 64.50 83 56.11
OH 88 97.50 111.5 102.75
HH 55 65.00 73.5 58.43
VH 83.50 96.00 95.5 84.87

SSC CHSL 2019: Previous Years’ Exam Analysis

Previous years’ questions are important for preparing for the SSC CHSL exam in the future.

Check the complete shift wise analysis of SSC CHSL Exam 2018-19 here

SSC CHSL Exam Analysis: English Language

In SSC CHSL Tier-1 Exam 2018-19, the English language section was of Easy Level.

  • Synonym – Hind, Innuendo
  • Antonym- Succinct
  • last years repeated vocabs
  • Close test easy
  • Idioms & Phrases- Throw in the towel
  • Idioms & Phrases- To wash linen in public

SSC CHSL Exam Analysis: Quantitative Aptitude

In SSC CHSL Tier-1 Exam 2018-19, Quantitative Aptitude was of Easy-Moderate Level.

  • If a triangle of sides 25cm, 24cm & 7cm and G is the centroid of BG. Then find the circumradius?
  • ABC triangle, D & E are points given with DE:BC = 3:5 & DE is parallel to BC. Find Area of ADE : area of BCDE [ans is 9:16]
  • a3+ b3+ c3 = 125, a2+ b2+ c2 = 27, a+ b+ c = 5. Then find 4abc?
  • Sin^2A – Cos^2A – 3 Cos A+ 2

SSC CHSL Exam Analysis: General Intelligence & Reasoning

The reasoning section is always easier as compared to the other sections. Candidates can attempt 19-20 questions easily. Check out some questions:

  • Venn Diagram- Mission, Labour, Raw material
  • Spoke: wheel:: word: sentence

SSC CHSL Exam Analysis: General Awareness

The level of GA section has been moderate. Some questions asked in SSC CHSL General Awareness section in previous years are given below:

  • Who is MSME minister?
  • Who was Pan Singh Tomar?
  • Bhupendra Hazarika Dam connects Assam to which state?
  • China shares the longest border with which the state of India?
  • Who was the Founder of the Sayyid dynasty?
  • Which state separate Bhutan & Nepal?
  • Who was the director of “Narender Modi”?
  • Who was the captain of the 2018 women hockey team?
  • Who was the writer of “Kamayani”?

SSC CHSL Admit Card 2019-20

SSC CHSL Admit Card will be released on 9th or 10th March 2020 as the exam will commence from 16th March 2020. Candidates must note that it is mandatory to carry your admit card to the exam center without which candidates will be barred from taking the SSC CHSL examination. One must also carry a passport size photograph along with original id proof to the center.

SC CHSL Answer Key 

SSC CHSL answer key will be released by the SSC soon after the written exam and candidates can calculate their score by the SSC CHSL Answer key and raise objections.

SSC CHSL Result 2019 -20

The SSC CHSL Result will be declared soon after the answer key has been uploaded. Candidates must visit this page regularly to know about the result date of SSC CHSL exam.

SSC CHSL Document Verification 2019-20

All the candidates qualified for Document Verification are required to appear for Document Verification along with the original documents. The document verification is the last stage of the SSC CHSL recruitment process after which you will be given the appointed letter.

SSC CHSL 2019-20 FAQs

When can I apply for SSC CHSL 2019?
Candidates can apply for SSC CHSL 2019 from 3rd December 2019.

When will the SSC CHSL exam be conducted?
The SSC CHSL 2019 exam will be held on 16th-27th March 2020.

Is the SSC CHSL exam tough to clear?
Candidates must prepare thoroughly and work hard to excel in SSC CHSL 2019.

How many vacancies will be released in SSC CHSL 2019?
The SSC CHSL 2019 vacancies will be intimated in due course.

What is the starting salary in SSC CHSL?
The SSC CHSL starting salary varies according to the post and range from 20-25k.

Is normalization there in SSC CHSL?
Yes, marks will be normalized in the Tier 1 exam.

What is the last date to apply for SSC CHSL 2019?
The last date to get registered for SSC CHSL 2019 is 10th January 2020.

Can a graduate apply for SSC CHSL 2019?
Yes, graduates can apply for SSC CHSL as minimum educational qualifications are 12th Pass.

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