SSC CHSL 2021 Notification: Check Exam Date, Online Form,Eligibility Criteria!

SSC CHSL 2021: SSC CHSL Recruitment 2021: SSC CHSL 2021 Notification Out: Staff Selection Commission (SSC) will release the Official Notification for SSC CHSL 2021 exam for the post of Lower Divisional Clerk (LDC)/ Junior Secretariat Assistant (JSA), Postal Assistant/ Sorting Assistant (PA/SA) and Data Entry Operator(DEO) on 6th November 2020 at Read this article on SSC CHSL  Recruitment Notification to know more about their detailed notification, Exam Date, eligibility criteria selection process, and much more.

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As the commission has not yet released the SSC CHSL 2021 notification, the exam dates for the same will be communicated once the notification is announced. Given below is the tentative schedule of SSC CHSL 2021 Exam Dates:

Click Here to Check SSC Revised Exam Calendar 2020-21 PDF

SSC CHSL 2021 (tentative dates)
SSC CHSL Notification 6th November 2020
Online Application Submission 6th November to 19th December 2020
SSC CHSL 2021 Tier I Exam 12th April to 27th April 2021 POSTPONED
SSC CHSL Tier-II Exam To be notified
SSC CHSL Tier III Exam To be notified

SSC CHSL Notification PDF

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SSC CHSL 2020 Vacancy

SSC has released a vacancy for SSC CHSL, let’s have a look. The vacancies are released by the commission later in the recruitment process.

Also, Check: SSC CHSL Vacancy 2020 – Check Post-wise Vacancy Details

SSC CHSL 2017 Final Vacancy (16th Dec 2019) SSC CHSL 2018-19 Vacancy (16th May 2019)
SSC CHSL 2019-20 Vacancy (7th Jan 2020)

SSC CHSL 2021 Eligibility Criteria :

Education Qualification: Candidates need to check their eligibility criteria before applying for SSC CHSL Recruitment 2020
  • For LDC/ JSA, PA/ SA, DEO (except DEOs in C&AG): The candidates must have passed 12th Standard or equivalent examination from a recognized Board or University.
  • For Data Entry Operator (DEO) 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.
Age Limit: Candidates who want to apply for SSC CHSL 2021 Exam their age should be between 18 to 27 years. Age relaxation is applicable for the reserved category candidates as per the govt of  India rules. 18-27 years as on 01.01.2021

SSC CHSL 2021 Application Fee

  • The application fee to be paid while applying for SSC CHSL is Rs. 100/-
  • No fee is required to be paid by female, SC, ST, Physically Handicapped, and Ex-Servicemen candidates as they are exempted from paying the fee.
  • Application fees can be paid through offline or online methods.

How To Apply For SSC CHSL Recruitment 2020

SSC CHSL 2021 Online Application

The online application process for SSC CHSL 2021 exam has begun on 6th November 2020 post the release of its notification. The last date to apply online SSC CHSL 2021 Exam is 19th December 2020.

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Click Here to Download SSC CHSL Recruitment 2020 Notification PDF

SSC CHSL Selection Process

Candidates need to pass through 3 Tiers in order to be eligible to get appointed in the SSC CHSL exam. The selection process has been briefly mentioned in the table given below:
Tier Type Mode
Tier – I Objective Multiple Choice Computer-Based (online)
Tier – II Descriptive Paper in English/Hindi Pen and Paper mode
Tier – III Skill Test/Typing Test Wherever Applicable
Here, We have mentioned the SSC CHSL 2020 Exam Pattern, which will be helpful for candidates who are going to appear in SSC CHSL 2020 Exam, there will be a written exam followed by a skill test. The pattern of the written exam is mentioned below –


Check SSC CHSL Exam Pattern in detail here

SSC CHSL Tier 1 Exam Pattern 

The subjects along with the distribution of questions have been shown in the table given below:
Section Subject No of Questions Max Marks Exam Duration
1 General Intelligence 25 50 60 minutes
2 General Awareness 25 50
3 Quantitative Aptitude (Basic Arithmetic Skill) 25 50
4 English Language (Basic Knowledge) 25 50
  Total 100 200
  • Tier 1 Exam will have 100 questions with a total of 200 marks.
  • The duration of the exam is 60 Minutes.
  • The question paper will be set in both English and Hindi for every section except English Language section.
  • Negative marking of 0.50 marks will be applicable in the exam

SSC CHSL Tier 2 Exam Pattern

The table below shows the allotment of marks, word count, time and topics in Tier 2:
Topics Word count Maximum Marks Duration
Essay writing 200-250 100 60 minutes
Letter/Application Writing 150-200
  • Tier 2 will be a descriptive exam to be conducted in offline (pen & paper-based) mode.
  • Candidates will be asked to write essays/ letters/applications on any topic.
  • The exam will be of 100 marks which must be completed within 60 minutes.
  • The exam must be written in either Hindi or English.
  • The qualifying marks set by the conducting body in Tier 2 of SSC CHSL 2021 is 33 percent.
Skill Test/ Typing Test: In this stage, candidates will have to give a typing speed test. The test will be conducted for both English and Hindi languages:
  • For English medium-  typing speed of 35 words per minute
  • For Hindi medium – typing speed of 30 words per minute.
Test will be 10 minutes and printed matter in English containing about 2000-2200 strokes/key-depressions. VH candidates (with 40% disability and above) will be allowed 30 minutes.

SSC CHSL Syllabus 2020

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General Intelligence and Reasoning Quantitative Ability English Language General Awareness
Logical Reasoning Simplification Reading Comprehension History
Alphanumeric Series Profit & Loss Cloze Test Culture
Ranking/Direction/Alphabet Test Mixtures & Allegations Para jumbles Geography
Data Sufficiency Simple Interest & Compound Interest & Surds & Indices Miscellaneous Economic Scene
Coded Inequalities Work & Time Fill in the blanks General Policy
Seating Arrangement Time & Distance Multiple Meaning/Error Spotting Scientific Research
Puzzle Mensuration – Cylinder, Cone, Sphere Paragraph Completion Awards and Honors
Tabulation Data Interpretation One Word Substitution Books and Authors
Syllogism Ratio & Proportion, Percentage Active/Passive Voice  
Blood Relations Number Systems    
Input-Output Sequence & Series    
Coding-Decoding Permutation, Combination &Probability
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SSC CHSL Salary: Pay Scale

Post Name
Pay Scale
LDC/ JSA Pay Band -1 (Rs. 5200-20200), Grade Pay: Rs.1900 (pre-revised)
PA/ SA Pay Band -1 (Rs. 5200-20200), Grade Pay: Rs. 2400 (pre-revised)
DEO Pay Band-1 (Rs. 5200-20200), Grade Pay: Rs. 2400 (pre-revised)
DEO Grade ‘A’ Pay Band-1 (Rs. 5200-20200), Grade Pay: Rs. 2400 (pre-revised)

SSC CHSL Salary after 7th pay commission

SSC has modified the SSC CHSL Salary Structure for all the Posts after the 7th Pay Commission. SSC CHSL Salary structure after the implementation of the 7th Pay Commission in 2017 is given below:

Post Name Basic Pay HRA TA Gross Salary In  Hand City
DEO 25500 6120 3600 35220 31045 X
25500 4080 1800 31380 27205 Y
25500 2040 1800 29340 25165 Z
LDC 19900 4776 1350 26026 22411 X
Court Clerk 19900 3184 900 23984 20369 X
PA/SA 19900 1592 900 22392 18777 X

SSC CHSL Cut Off Comparison with Previous Years

The last 4 years cut-off has been provided in the table given below. Take a look at the SSC CHSL cut-offs:

Also, Check – SSC CHSL Cutoff: Check SSC CHSL Tier-1 Cut Off Marks Category-wise

  Cut-Off Marks SSC CHSL Tier-I 2015 Cut-Off Marks SSC CHSL Tier-I 2016-17 Cut-Off Marks SSC CHSL Tier-I 2017-18 Cut-Off Marks SSC CHSL Tier-I 2018-19
UR 119 127.50 143.5 135.60
SC 99 108.00 122.5 110.09
ST 89.50 99.00 112 99.09
OBC 110 120.00 139 133.74
Ex. S 45.50 64.50 83 56.11
OH 88 97.50 111.5 102.75
HH 55 65.00 73.5 58.43
VH 83.50 96.00 95.5 84.87


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Q. When can I apply for SSC CHSL 2020?
Ans: Candidates can apply for SSC CHSL 2020, the last date to apply is 15th December 2020.

Q. When will the SSC CHSL exam be conducted?
Ans: As per the latest SSC notice,  SSC CHSL Exam has been postponed.

Q. What is the starting salary in SSC CHSL?
Ans: The SSC CHSL starting salary varies according to the post and range from 20-25k.

Q. How many vacancies released in the SSC CHSL Notification?
Ans: The SSC CHSL vacancies are 4893.

Q. Is normalization there in SSC CHSL?
Ans: Yes, marks will be normalized in the Tier 1 exam.

Q. What is the last date to apply for SSC CHSL 2020?
Ans: The last date to get registered for SSC CHSL is 15th December 2020.

Q. When can I download the SSC CHSL Admit card?
Ans: The admit card for the SSC CHSL exam can be downloaded 7-10 days before the exam date on the official site.

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