Staff Selection Commission or SSC has been one of the most advantageous organizations to undertake Government exams in India. Every year more than thousands of candidates are shortlisted by SSC to be employed in Government departments. As we know Govt. jobs are the most wanted as a career option in India and government of India has a special focus on providing better facilities and services in every phase of the countrymen. With the advent of development plan to give maximum opportunities to the young candidates seeking jobs, government is going to create many vacancies in the years to come.

SSC is the principal Govt. organization that offers service to millions of candidates in India. It is like a dream job for all the SSC and other government job aspirants. Every year jobs are offered by way of conducting SSC CHSL exam for various Ministries/ Departments/ Organizations of the Government of India.

The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) carries out the Combined Higher Secondary Level (CHSL, 10+2) Exam to recruit persons at various posts like:

  • Postal Assistants/Sorting Assistants(PA/SA)
  • Data Entry Operator (DEO).
  • Lower Divisional Clerk (LDC).
  • Court Clerk.

SSC CHSL 2017 Notification

Staff Selection Commission (SSC) has given its notification out for SSC CHSL 2017 recruitment for the post of Lower Divisional Clerk (LDC)/ Junior Secretariat Assistant (JSA), Postal Assistant/ Sorting Assistant (PA/SA) and Data Entry Operator (DEO).

Click Here to View SSC CHSL 2017 Official Notification

Click Here to Apply Online for SSC CHSL 2017-18

SSC CHSL Vacancy 2017

Provisional jobs can be read as :

Postal Assistant/ Sorting Assistant2359
Data Entry Operator Grade”A”Nil


SSC CHSL 2017 Exam Dates

The temporary schedule for the SSC CHSL 2017 exam is mentioned below. Kindly make a note of the important dates associated to SSC CHSL Exam 2017 and complete the entire process in time.



Registration  form will be available from

18th November 2017

Last date to register for the exam

18th December 2017

Date of SSC CHSL Tier-1 Exam

4th March to 26th March 2018

Date of SSC CHSL Tier-2 Exam

8th July 2018

SSC CHSL Exam Centre

To know the list of examination centers for SSC CHLS Exam 2017 can be found in the official notification of the exam.

SSC CHSL Recruitment 2017

The SSC CHSL exam is conducted in 3 stages, these stages are termed as Tiers. Tier 1 is online and the rest of the two are offline.

The whole procedure of registration and contact goes online through the official website of SSC CHSL. Candidates must meet the criteria of each stage of the SSC CHSL exam to progress to the next one, before being finally chosen.

SSC CHSL Exam Pattern

The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) started taking  the Combined Higher Secondary Level(CHSL) in three levels for various posts from 2016:




Tier – I

Objective Multiple Choice

Computer Based (online)

Tier – II

Descriptive Paper in English/Hindi

Pen and Paper mod

Tier – III

Skill Test/Computer Proficiency Test

Wherever Applicable

Before one starts preparing for SSC CHSL Exam, it is essential to make a note of of modifications done in exam pattern and syllabus. The alterations to SSC CHSL Exam Pattern 2017 which are related to 2016 are given below::

• SSC CHSL 2017 Tier 1 exam will be held online .

• in tier 2 there will be a Descriptive paper of 100 marks within 60 minutes in pen and paper mode.

• There is \reduction in time limit for examination of Tier -I from 120 minutes to 75 minutes.

• There is no change in Tier III.

• There will be no Sectional Cut off.

SSC CHSL Syllabus 2017

Since the SSC CHSL has of 3 diverse levels, we must go through the syllabus thoroughly.  This is an objective type exam which will be taken online. Tier 1 question paper is divided into four sections with 100 questions which carries 200 marks in total.

Details of subject-wise questions and time duration is given below:



No of Questions

Max Marks

Exam Duration


General Intelligence and Reasoning



60 minutes


General Awareness




Quantitative Aptitude




English Comprehension







SSC CHSL Tier 1 Syllabus

General Intelligence and Reasoning

Quantitative Ability

English Language

General Awareness

Logical Reasoning


Reading Comprehension


Alphanumeric Series

Profit & Loss

Cloze Test


Ranking/Direction/Alphabet Test

Mixtures & Allegations

Para jumbles


Data Sufficiency

Simple Interest & Compound Interest & Surds & Indices


Economic Scene

Coded Inequalities

Work & Time

Fill in the blanks

General Policy

Seating Arrangement

Time & Distance

Multiple Meaning/Error Spotting

Scientific Research


Mensuration – Cylinder, Cone, Sphere

Paragraph Completion

Awards and Honors


Data Interpretation

One Word Substitution

Books and Authors


Ratio & Proportion, Percentage

Active/Passive Voice


Blood Relations

Number Systems


Input Output

Sequence & Series


Coding Decoding

Permutation, Combination &Probability


Click Here to View SSC CHSL 2017 Detailed Syllabus

Significant Points:

• SSC CHSL 2017 has negative marking. Every wrong answer will have a penalty of 0.5 marks in all sections

• The duration of exam is 100 minutes for candidates who are visually handicapped.

SSC CHSL Tier 2 Syllabus

This Tier has a descriptive exam which is designed to test the written skills of the students in English/Hindi. The Paper would have an essay to be written in 200-250 words and Letter/Application writing of approximately 150-200 words. The minimum marks to qualify in Tier-II would be 33 per cent. The performance in Tier II would be incorporated for preparing merit. The best way to prepare for this tier is to read as many as articles from various sources as magazines, novels, newspapers, etc. Besides this, you need to be well versed with the pattern of Letter and Application.

Important Points:

• Duration of the exam is of 60 minutes’ carring 100 marks.

• The level of questions are based on 10th standard or higher secondary level.

• It is a qualifying exam stage

• The medium of paper should remain the same throughout, part of the paper in Hindi and part in English willnot be evaluated

• Duration of the exam  is 80 minutes for candidates who are visually handicapped or suffer from cerebral palsy.

SSC CHSL Tier 3 Exam Syllabus

The Tier 3 of SSC CGL Exam 2017 has skill tests which are required for certain government posts.

Skill Test for Data Entry Operator(DEO):

• typing speed for Data Entry operator is 8,000 (eight thousand) with Key Depressions per hour on Computer.

• Test will be of 15 minutes duration

Typing Test for Postal Assistant/Sorting Assistant LDCs and Court Clerks:

• Typing Test will be held in English or Hindi and candidates while registering for the Examination, will have to mention  his/her choice/option for Skill Test Medium in the Application Form.

• In this the typing Test will be of qualifying in nature.

• It will be managed on the Computer, to be provided by the Commission or any agency approved by the Commission.

• Candidates who opt for English medium should possess a  typing speed of 35 words per minute.

• Candidates who opt for Hindi medium should have typing speed of 30 words per minute.

• The speed will be decided on the accuracy of typing on the Computer of a given text passage in 10 minutes.

• Visually Handicapped candidates (with 40% disability and above) will be given 30 minutes.

Note: After conducting skill test or typing test, those candidates who qualify it, will be chosen based on their position in the merit list.

SSC CHSL Eligibility Criteria

Age Eligibility :

18-27 years as on 01.08.2018 (Candidates born not before 02-08-1991 and not later than 01-08-2000).

Age Relaxation

Code No.CategoryPermissible age relaxation
01SC/ ST5 years
02OBC3 years
03Persons with Disabilities (PwD)10 years
04PwD + OBC13 years
05PwD + SC/ ST15 years
09Ex-Servicemen03 years after deduction of the military service rendered from the actual age as on the closing date.

Educational Qualification : (As on 01.08.2018)

(i). Must have passed 12th Standard or equivalent examination from a recognized Board or University.

(ii). For Data Entry Operator 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 Online Application

The online application for SSC CHSL 2017 exam will start from 18th November, 2017. The last date to register online for the exam is 18th December, 2017. Candidate can follow the given link to apply online for the same.

Click Here to Apply Online for SSC CHSL 2017-18

SSC CHSL Application Fee

• The application fees  required to be paid is Rs. 100/-

• Exemption: There is no fee for female , SC, ST, Physically Handicapped, and Ex-Servicemen candidates

• Applications fee should be paid through SBI either in the form of challan or through SBI Net Banking or any other bank Credit/Debit Card. Challan form will be generated online

• In case you want to pay fee in cash, candidate should take print out of challan generated online after the completion of Part-1 registration. Deposit the requisite fee in any branch of SBI and then continue with the Part-2 registration

• The candidates who want to pay online can go opt for part-2 registration immediataely after completion of part-1 registration. Candidate must supply registration number and date of birth to continue to Part-2 registration

SSC CHSL 2017 Admit Card

Candidates who are registering for SSC CHSL Exam 2017 within stipulated time will be given an e-admit card/hall ticket/call letter that can be downloaded from the official website of SSC. The admit card for the CGL Tier-1 exam will be released first followed by the admit card of CGL Tier-2 exam (administered to only those candidates who qualify for Tier 1 exam).

For detailed information and the download link for the admit card will be on display to post the release of the official notification for SSC CHSL 2017. Candidates are advised to keep checking this page for updates.

Click Here to View SSC CHSL 2016 Tier II Marks


SSC CHSL 2017 Exam Preparation

SSC CHSL exam preparation must be done in an organized way.  It should be according to the latest exam pattern and syllabus. Syllabus covers lot of topics; it is very important to opt the appropriate study material so that you can learn the concepts and practice various questions. Besides self study one can join any Coaching institute and Online Test Series for enhanced exam preparation.

SSC CHSL 2017 Coaching

IBT classroom programs are very comprehensive and render exhaustive teaching Programme in Banking and SSC verticals across India. IBT has an encouraging success rate with as much as 3 out of 5 class room students are either selected for banking or SSC Jobs in the year 2015-16

SSC CHSL 2017 Mock Tests and Online Test Series

IBT offers Online Test Series for various Bank & SSC exams (like SSC CGL, SSC CHSL, IBPS, Bank PO, Bank Clerk, SBI, RBI, NABARD etc), which are prepared by the experienced team of educationists.  The processing of the test series is prepared under the supervision of a special research and development team to match the latest exam pattern and syllabus.
SSC CGL Eligibility Criteria

SSC CHSL Results 2017

The result of SSC CGL Exam 2018 will be released in four stages after completing each Tier Exam.Those candidates who are selected in the rounds progress to the subsequent rounds. The results can be from the direct link to official SSC CGL website as and when the results are announced.


Candidates can have a look at the cut-off for SSC CHSL exam of the previous year:

SSC CHSL 2016 TIER- 1 Cut-Off:


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SSC CHSL 2015 TIER- 1 Cut-Off:











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