SSC CHSL Expected Cut-Off 2019

ssc chsl cut off

SSC CHSL 2019 Expected Cut-Off:

Staff Selection Commission(SSC) is likely to release the notification for most awaited SSC CHSL on 05th March 2019. SSC will conduct the recruitment exam for SSC- Combined Higher Secondary Level (CHSL) on  01/07/2019 to 26/07/2019.

The admit card for the exam is to be updated on the official website soon after its release.

SSC CGL aspirants can attempt this exam as a backup option too. Before starting preparation, it might be helpful for the candidates to know about the target shooting for. In this blog let us learn about the expected Cut-Off for SSC CHSL 2019.

SSC Exam Online Preparation can help aspirants in getting selected for the exam. Candidates can go through the SSC CHSL Previous Papers to know the pattern of the exam.

20 SSC CHSL Latest Pattern Mocks Rs. 117

Download SSC CHSL 2019 Official Notification PDF

SSC CHSL Exam Pattern:

Just like SSC CGL, SSC conducts CHSL exam also in multiple levels. There are no Sectional Cutoffs in CHSL Exam. Exam is conducted in three different levels.

Tier 1 contains 4 different sections- Reasoning, English, Quantitative aptitude, General awareness. The duration of the exam is 60 mins. Marks scored in Tier-1 has a major role in the final selection of candidates.

The Tier-2 exam is a descriptive paper to test the language skills of the candidates. The question paper has two questions Essay writing and Letter Writing. The Total time duration of the exam is 1 hour. Candidates must score at least 33 marks(out of 100) to get to the next level.

  • Objective Based Online exam – 60* minutes
  • Negative marks – 0.5 marks

*-80 Minutes for VH/OH

Subject No. of Questions Max. Marks
English Language 25 50
General Intelligence 25 50
Quantitative Aptitude 25 50
General Awareness 25 50
100 200

Tier- 3 exam is also known as DEST (Data Entry Skill Test). In this exam, Candidates are tested on their typing skills.

To know about the complete exam pattern details, read SSC CHSL Recruitment notification 2019.

SSC CHSL Previous Year Cut off:

The Tier-1 exam is the most important step in the entire recruitment process. The marks scored by the candidates in this exam are very important in the final selection. Candidates scoring at least the minimum marks will only be promoted to the next level of the exam.

Let us have a look at the previous years cutoffs to have an idea.

Download SSC CHSL Previous Years Solved Papers

Take a SSC CHSL Free Mock Test

SSC CHSL 2018 Cut-Offs: (Last year)

Category Cut Off
SC 122.50
ST 112.00
OBC 139.00
UR 143.50


SSC CHSL 2017 cut off:

Category Cut Off
SC 108
ST 99
OBC 120
UR 127.5

SSC CHSL 2019 Expected Cut-Off – Tier 1 Exam:

Cut Offs are selected based on the no. of vacancies, no. of candidates appearing for the exam and the difficulty level of the paper.

If the difficulty level remains same candidates can expect a slight increase in the cut-offs. To be in the process, candidates must try to score above 140. In descriptive paper, one can never be sure of marks one is likely to get. Therefore, aspirants must maximize their marks in the tier- 1 exam itself.

18,000 FREE SSC Questions – Study Material

Download SSC CHSL Important Questions PDF

SSC CHSL 2019 Expected Cut Off – Tier 2 Exam:

The Cut Off for Tier- 2 is 33 marks for all candidates. Aspirants failing to score 33 marks will be out of the race. Candidates need a daily practice in writing essays and knowing the formats of standard letters.

1500+ Most Important SSC Questions

SSC CHSL 2019 Expected Cut Off – Tier 3 Exam:

In the DEST exam, the cutoffs are different for different posts like Lower Divisional Clerk(LDC) and Data Entry Operator(DEO). However, we can consider the error rate below 5% to be safe. Tier- 3 exam is qualifying in nature.

To be eligible for the DEST Exam, Candidates must score the following marks cumulatively(tier 1+ tier 2).

Category Cut Off(Tier 1+ Tier 2)
SC 182.5
ST 172
OBC 194
UR 202.5

As the cut-offs are very high, candidates must score decent marks in the tier-1 exam to get promoted to next levels in the exam and can help aspirants in the final selection.

We Hope this article is helpful in planning your preparation strategy.

Download SSC CHSL Syllabus PDF

High Rated App for SSC Preparation


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here