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SSC CHSL Tier-1 exam: 24th May 2022 to 10th June 2022

SSC CGL Tier-2 exam: To Be Announced 

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SSC (Staff Selection Commission) will release notification in December 2020 for the SSC CHSL (10+2) exam. The posts are LDC - Lower Divisional Clerk/ Junior Secretariat Assistant, Postal Assistant/ Sorting Assistant and Data Entry Operator (DEO).

Important Dates

Event Date
Application form Feb 1st 2022
Last Date for Registration March 7th 2022
SSC CHSL Tier-1 Exam

May 24th 2022 to 10th June 2022

SSC CHSL Tier-2 Exam Not yet notified


Education Qualification

The candidate must have passed 12th Standard or equivalent examination from a recognized Board or University.

Age Limit

As on 01.01.2022

Maximum Age - 18 years 

 Maximum Age - 27 years

 And age Relaxation can be applicable to candidates as given below

Category Age relaxation
SC/ST 5 years
OBC 3 years
PH 10 years
PH+OBC 13 years
PH+SC/ST 15 years


The SSC CHSL (10+2) exam will have English language, General Intelligence, Quantitative aptitude & General awareness.

Exam Pattern

SSC CHSL Tier-1 Exam Pattern

Objective Based Online exam - 60 minutes

Negative marking - 0.5 marks

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

SSC CHSL Tier-2 Exam pattern Details:

  • Descriptive Paper - 100 marks (Pen and Paper)
  • You can write whole paper either in English or Hindi but not both
  • Exam Duration one hour
  • Essay Writing (200-250 Words)
  • Letter Writing (150-200 Words)
  • Qualifying marks in Tier-II exam (33% of total marks)

SSC CHSL Tier-3 Exam pattern - Details:

Skill Test/Typing Test

Skill Test for Data Entry Operator:

  • Data Entry Speed of 8,000 (eight thousand) Key Depressions per hour on Computer.
  • English Typing and exam duration will be 15 minutes
  • Qualifying exam

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

  • Typing Test will be conducted in English or Hindi (As you mentioned in the Application form)
  • Qualifying exam
  • Candidates opting for English medium should have typing speed of 35 words per minute (w.p.m) and those opting for Hindi medium should have typing speed of 30 words per minute.


Postal Assistant (PA)/ Sorting Assistant (SA)/ Data Entry Operator(DEO):

Pay Band -1 (Rs. 5200-20200), Grade Pay: Rs. 2400

Lower Division Clerk (LDC)/ Junior Secretariat Assistant (JSA):

Pay Band -1 (Rs. 5200-20200), Grade Pay: Rs. 1900

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