SSC CHSL Recruitment 2021: The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) has released SSC CHSL Recruitment on November 06, 2020, on the official website. The SSC CHSL Tier I exam is completed and the result will be declared on November 30, 2021. Now SSC has released the exam schedule for the SSC CHSL Tier II exam. The CHSL Tier II exam is scheduled for January 9, 2022, and candidates can refer to the SSC CHSL exam dates for more details.
The SSC CHSL is conducted for the recruitment of Postal Assistants (PA)/Sorting Assistants (SA), Court Clerks, Lower Division Clerks (LDC), Data Entry Operators (DEO), Junior Secretariat Assistant, and Junior Passport Assistants. This article includes all the information regarding SSC CHSL Recruitment 2021 notification, dates, vacancies, eligibility criteria, application, selection process, admit card, SSC CHSL Exam Pattern, SSC CHSL Syllabus etc. Read on to know more!
SSC CHSL Recruitment 2021
Before getting into the details, let us have an overview of SSC CHSL Recruitment details:
|Exam Name||Staff Selection Commission – Combined Higher Secondary Level Exam (SSC CHSL Exam) 2020|
|Conducting Organization||Staff Selection Commission (SSC)|
|Name of Posts||LDC, JSA. JPA, DEO, Postal/Sorting Assistants (PA/SA), Court Clerk.|
|Location of Posting||All Over India|
|Number of Vacancies||4726|
|Mode of Exam||Online for Tier I, Offline for Tier II and III|
|Number of Stages||Three|
|SSC CHSL Application Form||SSC CHSL Syllabus|
|SSC CHSL Exam Pattern||SSC CHSL Preparation|
|SSC CHSL Books||SSC CHSL Question Papers|
|SSC CHSL Salary||SSC CHSL Exam Analysis|
|SSC CHSL Admit Card||SSC CHSL Answer Key|
|SSC CHSL Result||SSC CHSL Cutoff|
SSC CHSL Recruitment Exam Date 2021
Candidates who are appearing for the SSC CHSL exam must know the timelines and adhere to them without any confusion. Check the table below to know the important dates of SSC CHSL Recruitment 2020-21.
|Release of SSC CHSL Notification||November 06, 2020|
|Start of SSC CHSL Online Application||November 06, 2020|
|Last Date to Apply Online||December 26, 2020|
|Last Date For Online Fee Payment||December 28, 2020|
|Last Date To Download Offline Challan||December 30, 2020|
|Last Date For Offline Fee Payment||January 1, 2021|
|Release of SSC CHSL Tier-1 Admit Card||March 27, 2021|
|SSC CHSL Tier 1 Exam||April 12 to 27, 2021 and|
August 4 to 12, 2021
|SC CHSL Tier Result||November 30, 2021|
|Release of SSC CHSL Tier-2 Admit Card||At least a week before the exam|
|SSC CHSL Tier-2 Exam (Descriptive)||November 30, 2021 (Tentative)|
SSC CHSL Vacancies 2021
The officials have released the SSC CHSL vacancy details. A total of 4726 vacancies are released for LDC/ JSA, PA/ SA and DEO posts. Check the post-wise SSC CHSL vacancy details from below:
|LDC/ JSA/ JPA||1538|
Candidates can also check the vacancy details from the official website. The steps to check the SSC CHSL vacancy list PDF is given below:
- – 1st Step: Visit the official website – ssc.nic.in
- – 2nd Step: Click on the link ‘Candidate’s Corner’. A drop-down menu will open. Click on ‘Tentative Vacancy’. (Refer to the image below)
- – 3rd Step: A new page will open. Click on the tab ‘CHSL’. (Refer to the image below)
- – 4th Step: Click on the SSC CHSL Vacancy List link present on the page.
- – 5th Step: The detailed list of vacancies will open. Download the vacancy list as PDF for future reference.
SSC CHSL Salary 2021
Candidates who are willing to participate in the SSC CHSL Recruitment drive must be aware of the salary structure for each post. Check the table below to know the SSC CHSL Salary and grade pay for different posts.
|Post||Pay Band/ Grade Band|
|Postal Assistant (PA) / Sorting Assistant (SA)||Pay Band – Rs 25,500 – 81,100 (Level – 4)|
Grade Pay – Rs 2400
|Lower Division Clerk (LDC) / Junior Secretariat Assistant (JSA)||Pay Band –Rs 19,900 – 63,200 (Level – 2)|
Grade Pay – Rs 1900
|Data Entry Operator (DEO)||Pay Band – Rs 25,500 – 81,100 (Level – 4)|
Grade Pay – Rs 2400
|DEO||Pay Band – Rs 29,200 – 92,300 (Level-5)|
Grade Pay – Rs 2400
|DEO – Grade A||Pay Band – Rs 25,500 – 81,100 (Level – 4)|
Grade Pay – Rs 2400
SSC CHSL Eligibility Criteria 2021
Candidates must check the SSC CHSL eligibility criteria before applying for the CHSL posts. Check the eligibility conditions from below:
1. Nationality: Candidates must be either:
- (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 the 1st January 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 him/her.
2. Age Limit: The minimum age of the candidates should be 18 years and the maximum age 27 years (as of January 01, 2021). This means that candidates must have been born not before January 02, 1994, and not after January 01, 2003.
Besides that, candidates of reserved categories are eligible for relaxation in the upper age limit. Check the age relaxation criteria from below:
|SC / ST||5 years|
|PwD (UR)||10 years|
|PwD (OBC)||13 years|
|PwD (SC/ ST)||15 years|
3. Educational Qualification:
– For the post of LDC/ JSA, PA/ SA, DEO (except DEOs in C&AG), the candidate must have passed Class 12 or equivalent exam from a recognized board.
– 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 Science stream with Mathematics as a subject.
SSC CHSL Recruitment 2021 Apply Online
SSC CHSL 2021 application form is made available online on the official websites- ssc.nic.in. Online registration & filling up the online SSC CHSL application form is mandatory to appear for the exam. The application process consists of several stages such as ‘Registration’, ‘Filling of Application Form’, ‘Uploading Documents’ and ‘Fee Payment’.
How To Apply for SSC CHSL Recruitment 2021?
The step wise procedure to apply for SSC CHSL recruitment are as under:
- – 1st Step: Go to the official website of SSC – ssc.nic.in.
- – 2nd Step: There’s a “Login” window on the right side of the screen. You need to click on “New User? Register Now”.
- – 3rd Step: You will be redirected to a new page, where you need to provide your basic details, contact details, and photo, and signature, etc as prompted.
- – 4th Step: Check the details and make corrections if necessary. Then click on the ‘Save’ button. Follow the consequent steps to complete your online registration.
- – 5th Step: Upon submission, a Registration ID and Password will be generated.
- – 6th Step: Now, login to your account and fill in the SSC CHSl Application Form and upload the required documents as per the prescribed format.
- – 7th Step: Once all the fields are filled, pay the SSC CHSL application fee either online (Credit/ Debit Card/ Net Banking) or offline (by generating Challan) mode.
- – 8th Step: Take a few printouts of the completed SSC CHSL application form 2020.
Note down the Registration Number & Password as you will need the login details in the future, be it for downloading SSC CHSL Admit Card or for checking SSC CHSL Result. So, preserve it for future reference.
SSC CHSL Application Fee 2020-21
The SSC CHSL Application fee for different categories are as below:
|SC/ ST/ PWD/ Ex-Serviceman/ Female||No fee|
Fees can be paid using Mastercard/ Visa/ Maestro/ Rupay Credit/ Debit card or SBI Challan/SBI Netbanking or BHIM UPI.
Requirements For Photograph & Signature
- Both Photograph and Signature should be in JPEG format.
- The file size of the scanned photograph should be between 20 KB to 50 KB.
- The scanned signature must be in JPEG format with a file size between 10 to 20 KB
- The dimensions for scanned Photograph will be 3.5 cm (width) x 4.5 cm (height). Whereas, for scanned signature, it should be 4.0 cm (width) x 3.0 cm (height).
Note that, the photo uploaded must not be more than three months old. Also, the date on which the photograph has been taken should be clearly printed on the photograph.
SSC CHSL Application Status 2021
SSC releases the CHSL Application Status on the regional SSC websites. All the candidates who have applied for the posts can check the application status. Candidates will have to enter their ‘Registration Number’ and ‘Password’ or ‘Date of Birth’ to check whether or not their application has been accepted by SSC. After the release of the Application status, the SSC CHSL Admit Card is released on the official website, i.e. ssc.nic.in.
SSC CHSL Admit Card 2021
SSC CHSL Admit Card will be released on the SSC official website of the respective regions. Candidates will have to login to their account using their SSC CHSL Registration ID and Password (as generated during online registration) to download their SSC CHSL Call Letter. No hard copies will be sent to the candidates.
The SSC CHSL Hall Ticket will contain all necessary information about the candidate and the exam, including the exam centre, date, and time. Check the steps to download your SSC CHSl Hall Ticket:
- – 1st Step: Visit the official website – ssc.nic.in.
- – 2nd Step: Click on the ‘Admit Card’ link. A new page will open with the list of SSC regional website links.
- – 3rd Step: Click on the appropriate SSC Region-Wise links. You will be redirected to a new page.
- – 4th Step: Click on the SSC CHSL Admit Card link.
- – 5th Step: Enter ‘Registration Number’ and ‘Password’ or ‘Date of Birth’.
- – 6th Step: Click on the ‘Submit’ button. The admit card will be displayed. Check the details and download it for future reference.
SSC CHSL Selection Process 2021
The exam of SSC CHSL is conducted in three stages:
|SSC CHSL Tier-1||Computer-Based Written Exam|
|SSC CHSL Tier-2||Descriptive Test (Offline)|
|SSC CHSL Tier-3||Skill Test/ Typing Test|
The SSC CHSL exam pattern is different for all three stages. Candidates need to clear all three stages to be eligible for final selection.
SSC CHSL Exam Pattern For Tier 1
SSC CHSL Tier-I is an online exam that contains objective questions (MCQ). There are four sections in this exam which are as under:
|Sections||Number of Questions||Maximum Marks|
The time duration for the exam is 1 hour. Candidates eligible for scribe as per the rules will be having 80 minutes to complete the exam. There is a negative marking of 0.50 marks for every wrong answer.
SSC CHSL Exam Pattern for Tier II
The Tier II is conducted in English and Hindi, is an offline exam, conducted in pen and paper-based mode. It tests your writing skills.
|Letter/ Application Writing||150 to 200|
|Essay Writing||200 to 250|
Please note that the maximum mark of the test will be 100. The time duration for the Descriptive Test (Pen & Paper Based exam) is 1 hour and extra 20 minutes will be given to the candidates who are eligible for scribe. The minimum qualifying marks in Tier II is 33%. The paper can be written in HIndi or English. If a paper is written both in Hindi and English will not be considered and will be awarded zero marks. Candidates must not disclose any personal identity in the Answer Book. Candidates who does not follow the prescribed rules will be receive zero marks or will be debarred from the exam.
SSC CHSL Exam Pattern for Skill Test/ Typing Test
The SSC CHSL Tier III will be qualifying in nature and the marks secured in this stage will not be considered for final merit listing. Skill Test/Typing Test for the qualified candidates will be conducted on computers provided by the Commission or its authorized agency. Errors in the skill test will be calculated up to 2 decimal places. For more details on the Skill tst scheme candidates can refer the SSC CHSL official notification.
SSC CHSL Syllabus 2021
The SSC CHSL Tier I Syllabus consists of four sections such as:
- – General Awareness
- – Quantitative Aptitude (Basic Arithmetic Skill)
- – General Intelligence
- – English Language (Basic Knowledge)
Tier II is a descriptive test and consists of ‘Letter Writing’ and ‘Essay Writing’. Candidates can check the detailed SSC CHSL Syllabus from the linked article.
SSC CHSL Exam Centre 2021
Candidadtes must be aware of exam centres well before appearing for the exam. Check the table below for the details about the SSC CHSL exam centres 2020-21 and regional office jurisdictions of the centres.
|SSC CHSL Exam Centres & Codes||SSC Region and States/ UTs under the jurisdiction of the Region||
Regional Offices Address and Website
|Bhagalpur (3201), Darbhanga (3202), Muzaffarpur (3205), Patna (3206), Purnea (3209), Agra (3001), Bareilly (3005), Gorakhpur (3007), Jhansi (3008), Kanpur (3009), Lucknow (3010), Meerut (3011), Prayagraj (3003), Varanasi (3013)||Central Region (CR)/ Bihar and Uttar Pradesh||
Regional Director (CR), Staff Selection Commission, 34-A, Mahatma Gandhi Marg, Civil lines, Kendriya Sadan, Prayagraj – 211001
|Port Blair (4802), Ranchi (4205), Balasore (4601), Berhampore (Odisha) (4602), Bhubaneshwar (4604), Cuttack (4605), Dhenkenal (4611), Rourkela (4610), Sambalpur(4609), Gangtok (4001), Hooghly (4418), Kolkata (4410), Siliguri (4415)||Eastern Region (ER)/ Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Jharkhand, Odisha, Sikkim and West Bengal||
Regional Director (ER), Staff Selection Commission, 1st MSO Building,8th Floor, 234/4, Acharya Jagadish Chandra Bose Road, Kolkata, West Bengal-700020
|Kavaratti (9401), Belagavi (9002), Bengaluru (9001), Hubballi (9011), Kalaburagi (Gulbarga) (9005), Mangaluru (9008), Mysuru (9009), Shivamogga (9010), Udupi (9012), Ernakulam (9213), Kannur (9202), Kollam (9210), Kottayam (9205), Kozhikode (9206), Thrissur (9212), Thiruvananthapuram (9211)||Karnataka, Kerala Region (KKR)/ Lakshadweep, Karnataka and Kerala||
Regional Director (KKR), Staff Selection Commission, 1st Floor, “E” Wing, Kendriya Sadan, Koramangala, Bengaluru, Karnataka-560034
|Bilaspur (6202), Raipur(6204), Durg Bhilai (6205), Bhopal( 6001), Gwalior (6005), Indore (6006), Jabalpur (6007), Satna (6014), Sagar (6015), Ujjain (6016)||Madhya Pradesh Sub-Region (MPR)/ Chhattisgarh and Madhya Pradesh||
Dy. Director (MPR), Staff Selection Commission, 5th Floor, Investment Building, LIC Campus-2, Pandri, Raipur Chhattisgarh-492004
|Itanagar (5001), Dibrugarh (5102), Guwahati (Dispur) (5105), Jorhat (5107), Silchar (5111), Imphal (5501), Churachandpur (5502), Ukhrul (5503), Shillong (5401), Aizwal (5701), Kohima (5302), Agartala (5601)||North Eastern Region (NER)/ Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland and Tripura||
Regional Director (NER), Staff Selection Commission, Housefed Complex, Last Gate, Beltola- Basistha Road, P. O. Assam Sachivalaya, Dispur, Guwahati, Assam- 781006
|Delhi (2201), Ajmer (2401), Alwar (2402), Bharatpur (2403), Bikaner (2404), Jaipur (2405), Jodhpur (2406), Kota (2407), Sriganganagar (2408), Udaipur (2409), Sikar (2411), Dehradun (2002), Haldwani (2003), Haridwar (2005), Roorkee (2006)||Northern Region (NR)/ Delhi, Rajasthan and Uttarakhand||
Regional Director (NR), Staff Selection Commission, Block No. 12, CGO Complex, Lodhi Road, New Delhi-110003
|Chandigarh (1601), Hamirpur (1202), Shimla (1203), Jammu (1004), Samba (1010), Srinagar (J&K) (1007), Leh (1005), Amritsar (1404), Jalandhar (1402), Ludhiana (1405)||North Western Sub-Region (NWR)/ Chandigarh, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir, Ladakh and Punjab||
Dy. Director (NWR), Staff Selection Commission, Block No. 3, Ground Floor, Kendriya Sadan, Sector-9, Chandigarh- 160009
|Chirala (8011), Guntur (8001), Kakinada (8009), Kurnool (8003), Nellore (8010), Rajahmundry (8004), Tirupati (8006), Vizianagaram (8012), Vijaywada (8008), Vishakhapatnam (8007), Puducherry (8401), Chennai (8201), Coimbatore (8202), Madurai (8204), Salem (8205), Tiruchirapalli (8206), Tirunelveli (8207), Vellore (8208), Hyderabad (8601), Karimnagar (8604), Warangal (8603)||Southern Region (SR)/ Andhra Pradesh, Puducherry, Tamil Nadu and Telangana||
Regional Director (SR), Staff Selection Commission, 2nd Floor, EVK Sampath Building, DPI Campus, College Road, Chennai, Tamil Nadu-600006
|Panaji (7801), Ahmedabad (7001), Anand (7011), Gandhinagar (7012), Mehsana (7013), Rajkot (7006), Surat (7007), Vadodara (7002), Amravati (7201), Aurangabad (7202), Jalgaon (7214), Kolhapur (7203), Mumbai (7204), Nagpur (7205), Nanded (7206), Nashik (7207), Pune (7208)||Western Region (WR)/ Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu, Goa, Gujarat and Maharashtra||
Regional Director (WR), Staff Selection Commission, 1st Floor, South Wing, Pratishtha Bhawan, 101, Maharshi Karve Road, Mumbai, Maharashtra-400020
SSC CHSL Result 2021
The SSC CHSL result is released separately for each stage of the exam. Candidates will have to click on the result link to check the result. The result is expected to release as a merit list which consists of the Name and Roll Number of the selected candidates.
SSC CHSL Cutoff 2021
The SSC CHSL cutoff is the minimum score that candidates will have to score in order to qualify for the next stage of SSC CHSL recruitment. SSC CHSL cutoff is released separately for each selection stage. As the SSC CHSL 2020-21 cutoff score is yet to be released, check the SSC CGL 2018 cutoff marks from below:
SSC CHSL Region-Wise Official Website
There are 9 SSC regions. The states included in each of the regions and the official websites are as below:
|SSC Region||States Included||SSC Official Website|
|NR-Northern Region||NCT of Delhi, Rajasthan & Uttarakhand||Click Here|
|NER-North Eastern Region||Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Manipur, Tripura, Meghalaya, Nagaland & Mizoram||Click Here|
|CR-Central Region||UP & Bihar||Click Here|
|ER-Eastern Region||WB, Jharkhand, Odisha, A&N Island & Sikkim||Click Here|
|MPR-Madhya Pradesh Region||MP & Chhattisgarh||Click Here|
|WR-Western Region||Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa||Click Here|
|NWR-North Western Region||J&K, Punjab, Haryana & Himachal Pradesh||Click Here|
|SR-Southern Region||AP, Pondicherry & TN||Click Here|
|KKR-Karnataka Region||Karnataka and Kerala||Click Here|
FAQs Related To SSC CHSL Recruitment 2021
The frequently asked questions related to SSC CHSL Recruitment 2021 are given below:
|Q1. When is SSC CHSL Tier 2 exam dates released?|
A. The SSC CHSL Tier 2 Exam will be conducted on January 9, 2022.
|Q2. When will the SSC CHSL 2020 Tier 1 result be declared?|
A. The SSC CHSL 2020-21 result will be declared on November 30, 2021.
|Q3. Is the SSC CHSL exam conducted in online mode? |
A. Yes, the SSC CHSL exam is conducted in online mode (computer-based test).
|Q4. How can I prepare for SSC CHSL? |
A. To crack SSC CHSL, one has to follow certain strategies. You can read SSC CHSL 2021 Exam Preparation Tips which will tell you how to crack all the levels of SSC CHSL.
|Q5. Is there any negative marking on the SSC CHSL examination? |
A. Yes, 0.25 marks will be deducted for every wrong answer.
|Q6. Is there any negative marking in the SSC CHSL exam? |
A. There is negative marking of 0.5 marks for the Tier I CBT exam.
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