SSC CHSL Eligibility 2022: Age Limit & Qualification -Embibe
  • Written By Monica_Kumari
  • Last Modified 23-06-2022
  • Written By Monica_Kumari
  • Last Modified 23-06-2022

SSC CHSL Eligibility Criteria 2022: Check Age Limit, Qualification

SSC CHSL Eligibility 2022: The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) has mentioned SSC CHSL 2022 eligibility in the official notification. The SSC Combined Higher Secondary Level exam eligibility criteria include factors such as age, education level, and nationality. Candidates between the ages of 18 to 27 and who completed the Class 12th exam were allowed to register for the SSC CHSL 2022 recruitment.

Before filling out the application form, candidates must carefully go through the SSC CHSL Eligibility Criteria. A candidate shall be excluded if they fail to meet the eligibility standards at any stage of the SSC CHSL selection process 2022. Read the article below to learn more about the SSC CHSL eligibility requirements 2022.

SSC CHSL Eligibility Criteria 2022

The SSC CHSL exam is conducted on a regular basis to recruit candidates for various posts such as Data Entry Operator, Lower Divisional Clerk/ Junior Secretariat Assistant, and Postal Assistant/ Sorting Assistant. There are multiple aspects of SSC CHSL eligibility criteria that every candidate applying for the exam should be aware of. Candidates can check all one by one and ensure that they meet the eligibility criteria or not.

SSC CHSL Eligibility Criteria – Nationality

Candidates can check the SSC CHSL Eligibility criteria before filling out the application form. The following details on Nationality are mentioned below:
(a) a citizen of India, or
(b) a subject of Nepal, or
(c) a subject of Bhutan, or
(d) a Tibetan refugee who came over to India, before January 01, 1962, with the intention of permanently settling in India, or
(e) 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 and Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India, provided the candidates belonging to the (b), (c), (d) & (e) must have a Certificate of Eligibility issued by the Government of India in favour of them.

Note: All the candidates need to produce certificates issued by the Government of India.

Eligibility Criteria for SSC CHSL Age Limit

The minimum age of candidates should be 18 years and the maximum age 27 years (as of January 01, 2022). It means that candidates must have been born not before January 02, 1995, and not after January 01, 2004.

Age Limit for SSC CHSL

Please see the table below for further information on the SSC CHSL Age Limit:

PostMinimum AgeMaximum Age
LDC/JSA18 years27 years
PA/SA18 years27 years
DEO18 years27 years

SSC CHSL Age Relaxation

Besides that, reserved category candidates are eligible for relaxation in the upper age limit for SSC CHSL. Check the age relaxation criteria below:

CategoryAge Relaxation
SC / ST5 years
PwD (UR)10 years
OBC3 years
Ex-Serviceman3 years
PwD (OBC)13 years
PwD (SC/ ST)15 years
Candidates who had ordinarily been domiciled in Jammu & Kashmir during the period from January 01, 1980, to December 31, 1989 5 years
Defence personnel disabled in operation during hostilities with any foreign country or in a disturbed area and released as a consequence thereof 3 years
Defence personnel disabled in operation during hostilities with any foreign country or in a disturbed area and released as a consequence thereof (SC/ST) 8 years
Central Government civilian employees who have rendered not less than three years of regular and continuous service as on the closing date for receipt of online applications Up to 40 years
Central Government civilian employees who have rendered not less than three years of regular and continuous service as on the closing date for receipt of online applications (SC/ST) Up to 45 years
Widows/divorced women/women judicially separated and not remarried Up to 35 years
Widows/divorced women/women judicially separated and not remarried (SC/ ST) Up to 40 years

Note:

  1. Candidates should note that the date of birth filled during the application form should match with the Secondary Examination Certificate.
  2. Ex-Servicemen who have already secured employment in the civil side under Government in Group’ C’ & ‘D’ posts on a regular basis after availing of the benefits of reservation given to ex-servicemen for their re-employment are not eligible for reservation in ESM category and fee concession.
  3. The period of “Call up Service” of an Ex-Serviceman in the Armed Forces shall also be treated as service rendered in the Armed Forces for age relaxation.
  4. Candidates who are sons, daughters and dependents of ex-servicemen are not eligible to apply for SSC CHSL under the ESM category.

SSC CHSL Educational Qualification Criteria

Check the educational qualification required by the candidates to appear for the SSC CHSL Examination mentioned below:

  1. For the post of LDC/ JSA, PA/ SA, and DEO (except DEOs in C&AG), the candidate must have passed Class 12 or equivalent exam from a recognized board.
  2. For the post of DEO (Data Entry Operator – Grade ‘A’) in the Office of Comptroller & Auditor General of India (C&AG), candidates must have passed Class 12 or equivalent exam in the Science stream with Mathematics as a subject.

SSC CHSL Eligibility 2022 Certificates

Candidates producing certificates should check the following points mentioned below:

  1. Candidates who wish to be considered against vacancies reserved or seek age relaxation must submit the requisite certificate from the competent authority in the prescribed format at the time of Document Verification. If failing to submit the certifications, their claim for SC/ ST/ OBC/ EWS/PwD/ ESM status will not be entertained, and their candidature will be considered under the Unreserved (UR)/ relevant category.
  2. Crucial date for a claim of SC/ ST/ OBC/ EWS/ PwD/ ESM status will be the closing date for receipt of online applications.
  3. A person seeking an appointment based on reservation to OBCs must ensure the candidate possesses the caste/ community certificate.
  4. Candidates are cautioned that they will be debarred from the examination conducted by the Commission in case they fraudulently claim SC/ ST/ OBC/ EWS/ PwD/ ESM status or avail of any other benefit.

SSC CHSL Eligibility 2022: Physical Disability

Check the eligible posts for the candidates of physical disability mentioned below:

DisabilityEligible Posts
One Leg Affected (OL) Posting Assistant / Sorting Assistant, DEO, LDC, Court Clerk
One Arm Affected (OA) Posting Assistant / Sorting Assistant, DEO, LDC, Court Clerk
One Arm One Leg Affected (OAL) Posting Assistant / Sorting Assistant, DEO, LDC, Court Clerk
Both Leg Affected but not Arm (BL) Posting Assistant / Sorting Assistant, DEO, LDC, Court Clerk
Muscular weakness and limited Physical Endurance (MW) Posting Assistant/ Sorting Assistant
Blind (B) Posting Assistant/ Sorting Assistant, LDC
Low Vision (LV) Posting Assistant / Sorting Assistant, DEO, LDC, Court Clerk
Hearing Handicapped (HH) Posting Assistant / Sorting Assistant, DEO, LDC,

SSC CHSL Registration 2022

SSC released the SSC CHSL registration form 2022 on February 01, 2022, on the SSC official website. Candidates who met the eligibility requirements took the Combined Higher Secondary Level 2022 exam. The SSC CHSL application form 2022 was only submitted online.

However, candidates who wish to apply for the CHSL upcoming examination must first register on the SSC website and complete the SSC CHSL application process. To properly submit an SSC application, applicants from the general and OBC categories must pay a cost of Rs 100.

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FAQs regarding SSC CHSL Eligibility 2022

The frequently asked questions on SSC CHSL Eligibility 2022 are given below:

Q.1: What are the SSC CHSL Educational Qualification criteria?
Ans:
Candidate must have passed Class 12 or equivalent exam from a recognized board.

Q.2: What is the age limit to apply for SSC CHSL exam?
Ans: The minimum age of candidates should be 18 years and the maximum age 27 years (as of January 01, 2022). This means that candidates must have been born not before January 02, 1995, and not after January 01, 2004.

Q.3: Can a candidate appear for the SSC CHSL Exam at more than 27 years of age?
Ans: Yes. Typically, the eligible age range is 18-27 years. However, there are age exceptions for several reserved categories. Candidates with those conditions may appear after the age of 27.

Q.4: What is the selection process for the SSC CHSL Exam?
Ans: The selection process of SSC CHSL comprises Tier I, Tier II and Tier III.

Q.5: Is there an Interview or personality test in SSC CHSL exam?
Ans: The SSC CHSL selection process does not include a personality test or an interview stage. The written exam determines the entire merit for selection.

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