SSC CHSL

CHSL often refers to (Combined Higher Secondry Level Exam) is an examination conducted by SSC (Staff Selection Commission) to recruit clerkial staff for the various ministries/deoartments


General Description about SSC CHSL/LDC Exam

CHSL often refers to (Combined Higher Secondry Level Exam) is an examination conducted by SSC (Staff Selection Commission) to recruit clerkial staff for the various ministries/deoartments

Posts Under SSC CHSL/LDC Exam

Posts Department Grade Pay and Gross salary
LDC / JSA To be notified later Pay Band -1 (Rs. 5200-20200), Grade Pay: Rs. 1900 (pre-revised)
Postal Assistant/ Sorting Assistant To be notified later Pay Band -1 (Rs. 5200-20200), Grade Pay: Rs. 2400 (pre-revised)
DEO To be notified later Pay Band-1 (Rs. 5200-20200), Grade Pay: Rs. 2400 (pre-revised)

SSC CHSL/LDC eligibility Criteria

A candidate must be either:
  1. citizen of India,or
  2. a subject of Nepal, or
  3. a subject of Bhutan, or
  4. a Tibetan refugee who came over to India, before the IstJanuary, 1962 with theintention of permanently settling in India, or
  5. 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 andVietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India.

Provided that a candidate belonging to categories (b), (c), (d) and (e) above shall be aperson in whose favour a certificate of eligibility has been issued by the Government of India.

A candidate in whose case a certificate of eligibility is necessary may be admitted to theExamination but the offer of appointment will be given only after the necessary eligibilitycertificate has been issued to him by theGovernment of India.

SSC CHSL/LDC Age details

Minimum age is 18 years to 27 years. Age relaxation provided to reserved categories as per the Government.

Category Age-Relaxation permissible beyond Upper age limit
SC/ST 05 ye years
OBC 03 years
Ex-Servicemen (GEN) 03 years
Ex-Servicemen (OBC) 06 years
Ex-Servicemen (SC/ST) 08 years

Note: For more age relaxation, Please visit official website/Notifiction

SSC CHSL/LDC Educational Qualification

Passed 10+2 Intermediate Exam in Any Recognized Board in India

SSC CHSL/LDC Exam Pattern

TIER I (CBE) TIER II (Descriptive) TIER III (Typing/Skill Test)

Exam Information:

  • Total Questions: 100
  • Total Duration: 60 Mins. (80 minutes for VH / OH candidates)
  • Total Marks: 100 (02 Marks/Each Question)
  • Negative Marking: 0.5 Marks/Question

Subjects of the Exam:

  1. General Intelligence Reasoning: 25 Questions/50 Marks
  2. General Awareness: 25 Questions/50 Marks
  3. Quantitative Aptitude: 25 Questions/50 Marks
  4. English Comprehension: 25 Questions/50 Marks

Exam Information:

  • Total Duration: 60 Mins.
  • Total Marks: 100

Subjects of the Exam:

  1. Descriptive Exam (Pen and Paper Mode)
  2. Essay writing (200 – 250 words in Hindi/English)
  3. Letter / Application Writing 150 – 200 words in Hindi/English)
  • Qualifying in nature
  • Skill Test For DEO: Data entry speed of 8000 key depressions per hour on computer
  • Typing Test for PA/SA, LDC, Court Clerk: Data entry speed of 8000 key depressions per hour on computer