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SSC CHSL Eligibility Criteria 2022, Age limit, Education Qualification

SSC CHSL Eligibility Criteria 2022: The Staff Selection Commission conducts various examinations for the recruitment of young and desirable talent of the country. SSC CHSL is one of them and recruits Lower Division Clerk, Junior Secretariat Assistant, Postal Assistant, Sorting Assistant, and Data Entry Operator posts. The selection of candidates will be done on the basis of a computer-based test, descriptive paper, skill test, or typing test. SSC has released the official notification for the recruitment of SSC CHSL (10+2) on 1st February 2022. The candidates who are interested must get ready to clear all the doubts they are having before applying. In this article, we are considering the important point before application i.e the SSC CHSL eligibility criteria. The candidates must satisfy and fulfill the detailed eligibility criteria released by the commission in the notification PDF. Age and educational qualification are important aspects for satisfying the eligibility. Let’s go through the details provided below.

SSC CHSL Eligibility Criteria 2022: Overview

Before applying for any recruitment process candidates must know the important details regarding that recruitment process i.e. an overview is needed. For the ease of candidates, we have tabulated all the required information below.

Name of the Organization Staff Selection Commission
Name of Exam Combined Higher Secondary Level (CHSL, 10+2)
Post LDC, DEO.Court Clerk, Junior Secretariat Assistant, Postal Assistant, Sorting Assistant
Vacancies Yet to be released
Notification Released 1st February 2022 (Available)
Selection Process
  1. Objective Multiple Choice
  2. Descriptive Paper in English/Hindi
  3. Skill Test /Computer Proficiency test
Category Eligibility Criteria
Official Website www.ssc.nic.in

Click here to check SSC CHSL Notification 2022

SSC CHSL Eligibility Criteria 2022: Age Limit [as on n 01-01-2022]

The age limit mentioned in the official notification is as follows:

  • The candidate minimum age should be 18 years.
  • The candidate’s maximum age should be 27 years.
  • Candidates born not before 02-01-1995 and not later than 01-01-2004 are eligible to apply
  • The relaxation upper age has been tabulated below according to the category.
Code No. Category  Permissible age relaxation beyond the upper age limit
 01  SC/ ST  5 years
 02  OBC  3 years
 03  Persons with Disabilities (PwD-Unreserved)  10 years
 04  PwD + OBC  13 years
 05  PwD + SC/ ST  15 years
 06  Ex-Servicemen  03 years after deduction of the military service rendered from the actual age as on the closing date.
07 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
08 Defense Personnel is disabled in operation during hostilities with any foreign country or in a disturbed area and released as a consequence thereof. 3 years
09 Defense Personnel is disabled in operation during hostilities with any foreign country or in a disturbed area and released as a consequence thereof (SC/ ST). 8 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. Up to 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). Up to 45 years of age
12 Widows/ Divorced Women/ Women judicially separated and who are not remarried. Up to 35 years of age
13 Widows/ Divorced Women/ Women judicially separated and who are not remarried (SC/ ST). Up to 40 years of age

SSC CHSL Eligibility Criteria 2022: Educational Qualification

The educational qualification varies according to the post candidate applying for. The educational qualification according to the vacancy applied is as follows:

  • 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.

SSC CHSL Eligibility Criteria 2022: Citizenship

Apart from the above eligibilities candidates need to satisfy the Citizenship criteria also. The candidates need to fulfill the following to fit in the SSC CHSL Application Criteria:

(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.

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