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SSC CHSL Tier-1 exam: 4th to 26th March 2018

SSC CGL Tier-2 exam: 8th July 2018

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SSC (Staff Selection Commission) has released notification in 2017 for the SSC CHSL (10+2) 2018 exam. The posts are LDC - Lower Divisional Clerk/ Junior Secretariat Assistant, Postal Assistant/ Sorting Assistant and Data Entry Operator (DEO).

Important Dates

Application form18th Nov, 2017
Last Date for Registration27th Dec, 2017
SSC CHSL Tier-1 Exam4th to 26th March 2018
SSC CHSL Tier-2 Exam8th July 2018


Education Qualification

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

Age Limit

As on 01.08.2018 

Maximum Age – 18 years 

 Maximum Age – 27 years

 And age Relaxation can be applicable to candidates as given below

CategoryAge relaxation
SC/ST5 years
OBC3 years
PH10 years
PH+OBC13 years
PH+SC/ST15 years


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

Download SSC CHSL 2018 detailed Syllabus PDF here

Exam Pattern

SSC CHSL Tier-1 Exam Pattern

Objective Based Online exam – 60 minutes

Negative marking – 0.5 marks

SubjectNo. of QuestionsMax. Marks
English Language2550
General Intelligence2550
Quantitative Aptitude2550
General Awareness2550

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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