Are You Eligible For SSC CHSL 2019-20? Check Latest Notice & FAQs

SSC CHSL Notification for 2019-20 is out. What is the Eligibility criteria for SSC CHSL 2019-20? Many aspirants must be confused regarding the detailed SSC CHSL Eligibility criteria and whether they can apply online for this recruitment. This post contains all the required information regarding the SSC CHSL eligibility criteria and the frequently asked questions by the aspirants regarding the same. Know the Eligibility Criteria for SSC CHSL 2019 examination along with the age limit, important dates, selection process, etc Here are the FAQs to put an end to all your doubts regarding the CHSL 2019 Notification.

SSC CHSL Eligibility Criteria: Latest Notice by SSC

Candidates can refer to the latest notice released by the SSC regarding the amendments made to the official notification. The nature of physical disabilities permissible for the post has been revised. Click on the notice given below to check details:

SSC CHSL Official Notice (Released on 26th Dec) 

SSC CHSL Eligibility Criteria FAQs

SSC CHSL Eligibility Criteria: What is the last date to apply online for the SSC CHSL 2019-20 Recruitment?
The last date to apply online for SSC CHSL 2019-20 is 10th January 2020.

SSC CHSL Eligibility Criteria: What is the age limit to apply online for SSC CHSL?
Age limit for the posts is 18-27 years as on 01-01-2020 (i.e. Candidates born not before 02-01-1993 and not later than 01-01-2002)

SSC CHSL Eligibility Criteria: Is there any age relaxation given to reserved category candidates?
Yes, the age relaxation given is as follows:

S.No Category Age Relaxation
1 OBC 3 years
2 ST/SC 5 years
3 PH + Gen 10 years
4 PH + OBC 13 years
5 PH + SC/ST 15 years
6 Ex-Servicemen (Gen) 3 years
7 Ex-Servicemen (OBC) 6 years
8 Ex-Servicemen (SC/ST) 8 years


I am a graduate. Can I apply for the SSC CHSL 2019-20?

Yes, a graduate can apply for the SSC CHSL notification 2019-20.

SSC CHSL Eligibility Criteria: What are the posts under SSC CHSL 2019-20?

  • Lower Division Clerk (LDC)/ Junior Secretariat Assistant (JSA): Pay Level-2 (Rs. 19,900-63,200).
  • Postal Assistant (PA)/ Sorting Assistant (SA): Pay Level-4 (Rs. 25,500-81,100).
  • Data Entry Operator (DEO): Pay Level-4 (Rs. 25,500-81,100) and
  • Data Entry Operator, Grade „A‟: Pay Level-4 (Rs. 25,500-81,100)

I have passed 12th in Commerce stream. Am I eligible for the post of DEO in the Office of Comptroller and Auditor General of India (C&AG)?
To apply for DEO in C&AG, candidates must be 12th Standard pass in Science stream with Mathematics as a subject from a recognized Board or equivalent.

What are the minimum educational qualifications required to be eligible for SSC CHSL?

  • 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 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.

What is the date by which one has to acquire the educational qualifications and age?
Candidates must acquire the age and minimum educational qualification by 01-01-2020.

What is the selection process for SSC CHSL 2019-20?
The selection process for SSC CHSL includes 3 Tiers as given in the table :

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


What is the date for SSC CHSL computer-based examination (Tier 1)?

The SSC CHSL Tier 1 exam will be conducted from 16th to 27th March 2020.

What is the application fee to apply for SSC CHSL?
Fee payable by all candidates is Rs 100/- (Rs one hundred only). Women candidates and candidates belonging to Scheduled Castes (SC), Scheduled Tribes (ST), Persons with Disabilities (PwD) and Ex-servicemen (ESM) eligible for reservation are exempted from payment of the fee.

How many Vacancies are released for the SSC CHSL 2019-20?
The SSC CHSL 2019-20 vacancies will be declared by the commission in due course.

Are there any Physical standards required for any post?
The requirement of Physical Standard, Physical Efficiency Tests, and Medical Standards are required for the post of Lower Division Clerk in BRO only.

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