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SSC CHSL Recruitment 2023: Exam Date, Selection Process


SSC CHSL Recruitment 2023: The Staff Selection Commission conducts a national-level government exam every year to select Higher Secondary qualified students for various departments and offices of the Indian government. The commission has released the SSC CHSL 2023 notification on the official website – ssc.nic.in. The SSC CHSL 2023 exam will be held in 13 different languages apart from English & Hindi.

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SSC has released the SSC CHSL exam schedule along with the official SSC exam calendar 2023. The SSC CHSL Tier-1 exam was held from March 9 to 21, 2023. The Tier-2 exam will be conducted on June 26, 2023. Read this article to know complete details on SSC Combined Higher Secondary Level (CHSL) 2023 recruitment.

Latest Updates:
– SSC CHSL 2023 Notification has been released on May 9, 2023.

SSC CHSL Recruitment 2023 Overview

Before getting into the details, let us have an overview of the SSC CHSL 2023 recruitment details below:

Exam NameStaff Selection Commission – Combined Higher Secondary (10+2) Level Examination
Commonly Known asSSC CHSL Exam
Conducting OrganisationStaff Selection Commission (SSC)
Name of PostsLDC, JSA, JPA, DEO, Postal/Sorting Assistants (PA/SA), Court Clerk
Location of PostingAll Over India
Number of VacanciesTo be released
Application ModeOnline
Mode of ExamOnline for Tier 1, Offline for Tier 2 and 3
Number of StagesThree
Official Websitessc.nic.in

SSC CHSL Notification 2023

The officials have released the official notification for SSC CHSL 2023 examination online on May 9, 2023. Interested candidates must check the schedule and apply online for the exam. Aspirants will become eligible for this recruitment only after qualifying for all the rounds. They can check the official notification from the link mentioned below:

SSC CHSL Language 2023

Following repeated demand from many regions, the Union Government has allowed the conduct of SSC exams for recruitment to CHSL positions in 13 different languages apart from English and Hindi. According to a statement released by the Personnel Ministry, the decision will aid in the selection process for numerous candidates around the country. Check out the list of languages below:

13Manipuri (also Meitei or Meithei)
16Odia (Oriya)

SSC CHSL Recruitment Dates 2023

Candidates appearing for the SSC CHSL 2023 exam must know the timelines and adhere to them. Check the table below to know all the important dates of SSC CHSL recruitment:

Release of SSC CHSL NotificationMay 9, 2023
Start of SSC CHSL Apply Online FormMay 9, 2023
SSC CHSL Last Date To Apply OnlineJune 8, 2023
Last Date for Online Fee PaymentJune 10, 2023
Last Date To Download Offline ChallanJune 11, 2023
Last Date for Offline Fee PaymentJune 12, 2023
Dates of ‘Window for Application Form Correction’ and Online Payment of Correction ChargesJune 14-15, 2023
Release of SSC CHSL Tier 1 Admit CardJune/ August 2023 (Tentative)
SSC CHSL Tier 1 ExamAugust 2 to 22, 2023
CHSL Tier 1 ResultTo Be Announced
Release of SSC CHSL Tier 2 Admit CardTo Be Announced
SSC CHSL Tier 2 ExamTo Be Announced

SSC CHSL Vacancies

The officials have released the SSC CHSL vacancy details after the release of its official notification. Check the SSC CHSL vacancy details for your reference from the below table:

Name of the PostNumber of Vacancies

Steps to Check SSC CHSL Vacancies

Candidates can also check the vacancy details from the official website. Steps to check SSC CHSL vacancy list PDF are mentioned 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”.
  • 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 a PDF for future reference.

SSC CHSL Eligibility Criteria

Candidates must check the SSC CHSL eligibility criteria before applying for the post. Check the eligibility conditions given below:

SSC CHSL Nationality

Candidates must be either:

(a) a citizen of India
(b) a subject of Nepal,
(c) a subject of Bhutan
(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 him/her.

SSC CHSL Age Limit

The minimum age of candidates should be 18 years, and the maximum age should be 27 years. It means that candidates must have been born not before January 02, 1994, and not after January 01, 2003.

Besides, candidates belonging to reserved categories are eligible for relaxation in the upper age limit. Check the age relaxation criteria from the table given below:

CategoryAge Relaxation
SC/ST 5 years
PwD (UR)10 years
OBC3 years
Ex-Serviceman3 years
PwD (OBC) 13 years
PwD (SC/ST)15 years

SSC CHSL Educational Qualification

  • For the post of LDC/JSA, PA/SA, and DEO (except DEOs in C&AG), the candidate must have passed the Class 12 or equivalent exam from a recognised board.
  • For the DEO (Data Entry Operator) post 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 Application Form

The SSC CHSL application form is made available online on the official websites- ssc.nic.in. Online registration & filling out the application form is mandatory to appear for the exam. The application process consists of several stages: Registration, Filling in the Application Form, Uploading Documents, and Fee Payment.

How to Apply for SSC CHSL Recruitment?

The step-wise procedure to apply for SSC CHSL recruitment is as follows:

  • Go to the official website of SSC.
  • There is a login window on the right side of the screen. You need to click on ”New User? Register Now”.
  • You will be redirected to a new page, where you need to provide your basic details, contact details, photo, signature, etc., as prompted.
  • Check the details and make corrections if necessary. Then click on the ‘Save’ button. Follow the consequent steps to complete your online registration.
  • Upon submission, a Registration ID and Password will be generated.
  • Now, log in to your account, fill in the SSC CHSl Application Form, and upload the required documents as per the prescribed format.
  • Once all the fields are filled, pay the SSC CHSL application fee online (Credit/Debit Card/Net Banking) or offline (by generating Challan).
  • Take a few printouts of the completed SSC CHSL application form.

Note down the Registration Number & Password, as you will need the login details in the future, be it for downloading the SSC CHSL Admit Card or checking SSC CHSL Result.

How To Attempt SSC CHSL Tier 1 Mock Tests at Embibe?

Follow the steps mentioned below to attempt SSC CHSL Tier 1 mock tests at Embibe:

  • 1st Step: Visit Embibe’s official website, i.e., embibe.com.
  • 2nd Step: Use the mobile number/email to log in.
  • 3rd Step: Click on the menu bar “Getting a Government Job”.
  • 4th Step: Select the Goal “SSC” from the Dropdown and click on “Next”.
  • 5th Step: Search and select “SSC CHSL Tier-I” on the search bar and click on “Next”.
  • 6th Step: Select the preferred language and click on “Done”.
  • 7th Step: Click “Test” from the Header Section.
  • 8th Step: Scroll down to the “Subjects” section.
  • 9th Step: Click on any SSC CHSL Tier 1 subjects.
  • 10th Step: Scroll down to click on the chapters from the selected subject to begin the test.

SSC CHSL Application Fee

The SSC CHSL Application fee for different categories is as below:

CategoryApplication Fee
SC/ST/PWD/Ex-Serviceman/FemaleNo fee
OthersRs 100

Fees can be paid using Mastercard/Visa/Maestro/Rupay Credit/Debit card, SBI Challan/SBI Netbanking, or BHIM UPI.

SSC CHSL Exam Centres

Candidates must be aware of exam centres well before appearing for the exam. Check the table below for the details on SSC CHSL exam centres and regional office jurisdictions of the centres.

Exam Centres & CodesRegion and States/ UTs under the Jurisdiction of the RegionRegional 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 PradeshRegional 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 BengalRegional 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 KeralaRegional Director (KKR), Staff Selection Commission, 1st Floor, 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 PradeshDy. 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 TripuraRegional 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 UttarakhandRegional 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 PunjabDy. 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 TelanganaRegional 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 MaharashtraRegional Director (WR), Staff Selection Commission, 1st Floor, South Wing, Pratishtha Bhawan, 101, Maharshi Karve Road, Mumbai, Maharashtra-400020

SSC CHSL Admit Card 2023

The Staff Selection Commission released the SSC CHSL admit card online on the official website of the respective regions on February 26, 2023. Candidates have to log in to their accounts using the SSC CHSL registration ID and password (as generated during online registration) to download their SSC CHSL call letters. No hard copies will be sent to candidates.

Steps to Check SSC CHSL Hall Ticket

The SSC CHSL Hall Ticket contains all necessary information about the candidate and the exam, including the exam centre, date, and time. Check the steps to download the SSC CHSL call letter:

  • 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: EnterRegistration 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 them for future reference.

SSC CHSL Selection Process

The SSC CHSL exam is conducted in three stages:

SSC CHSL Tier-1Computer-Based Written Exam
SSC CHSL Tier-2Descriptive Test (Offline)
SSC CHSL Tier-3Skill Test/Typing Test

Candidates need to clear all three stages to be eligible for final selection.

SSC CHSL Exam Pattern

The SSC CHSL exam pattern is different for all three stages. Candidates can check the exam pattern for CHSL Tier I, Tier II, and Tier III exams below:

SSC CHSL Exam Pattern for Tier 1

SSC CHSL Tier-1 is an online exam that contains objective questions (MCQ). There are four sections in this exam which are as given below:

SectionsNumber of QuestionsMaximum Marks
English Language2550
General Intelligence2550
General Awareness2550
Quantitative Aptitude2550

The time duration of the exam is 1 hour. Candidates eligible for a scribe as per the rules, will have 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 2

Tier 2 is conducted in English and Hindi, an offline exam conducted in pen-and-paper mode. It tests the candidate’s writing skills.

TopicWord Limit
Letter/Application Writing150 to 200
Essay Writing200 to 250

Please note that the maximum mark on the test will be 100. The time duration for the Descriptive Test (pen-and-paper exam) is 1 hour, and extra 20 minutes will be given to the eligible candidates for scribing. The minimum qualifying mark for Tier 2 is 33%. The paper can be written in Hindi or English. If a paper is written both in Hindi and English, it will not be considered and will be awarded zero marks.

Candidates must not disclose any personal identity in the answer book. Candidates who do not follow the prescribed rules will receive zero marks or be debarred from the exam.

SSC CHSL Exam Pattern for Skill/Typing Test

The SSC CHSL Tier 3 will be qualifying in nature, and the marks secured in this stage will not be considered for final merit listing. The qualified candidates’ skill test/typing test will be conducted on computers provided by the Commission or its authorised agency. Errors in the skill test will be calculated up to 2 decimal places. For more details on the Skill Test scheme, candidates can refer to the SSC CHSL official notification.

SSC CHSL Syllabus 2023

The SSC CHSL Tier 1 Syllabus consists of four sections such as:

– General Awareness
– Quantitative Aptitude (Basic Arithmetic Skill)
– General Intelligence
– English Language (Basic Knowledge)

Tier 2 is a descriptive test and consists o ‘Letter Writing’ and ‘Essay Writing’. Candidates can check the detailed SSC CHSL syllabus from the linked article.

SSC CHSL Result 2023

The SSC CHSL result will be released separately for each stage of the exam. The Commission publishes the result or merit list in the form of a PDF. The merit list consists of the names and roll numbers of the selected candidates. Furthermore, candidates must note that they can only check the result from the official website. The Commission does not publish the result via any offline mode.

SSC CHSL Tie-breaking Criteria

If two or more candidates get equal aggregate marks in Tier 1 and Tier 2, the SSC resolves the tie through the tie-breaking criteria. Candidates can check the tie-breaking criteria to compile SSC CHSL results below:

  • First, the SSC considers total marks for the Tier-II examination.
  • Then, the Commission considers the date of birth of candidates. Older candidates get higher ranks.
  • Finally, they consider the alphabetical order of the candidates’ names.

SSC CHSL Cutoff 2023

The Staff Selection Commission will release the cutoffs along with the result. Furthermore, they publish the cutoff separately for each selection stage. The SSC CHSL cutoff is the minimum score that candidates have to score to qualify for the next stage of the recruitment process. The SSC CHSL cutoff marks depend on various factors:

  • Difficulty Level of Exam
  • Number of Candidates Appeared
  • Number of Vacancies

Candidates can check the SSC CGL Tier 1 cutoff marks 2021 from the table below:

CategoryCutoff Marks
Ex-Servicemen (ESM)72.06370

SSC CHSL Posts and Pay Scales

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:

PostPay Band/ Grade Band
Postal Assistant (PA) / Sorting Assistant (SA)Pay Band: Rs 25,500–81,100 (Level – 4)
Grade Pay: Rs 2,400
Lower Division Clerk (LDC) / Junior Secretariat Assistant (JSA)Pay Band: Rs 19,900–63,200 (Level – 2)
Grade Pay: Rs 1,900
Data Entry Operator (DEO)Pay Band: Rs 25,500–81,100 (Level – 4)
Grade Pay: Rs 2,400
DEOPay Band: Rs 29,200–92,300 (Level – 5)
Grade Pay: Rs 2,400
DEO – Grade APay Band: Rs 25,500–81,100 (Level – 4)
Grade Pay: Rs 2,400

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FAQs on SSC CHSL 2023 Recruitment

Some frequently asked questions related to SSC CHSL Recruitment 2023 are given below:

Q: When will the SSC CHSL Tier 2 exam be conducted?

A: The SSC CHSL 2023 exam will be conducted from August 2 to 22, 2023.

Q: Is there any negative marking on the SSC CHSL examination?

A: Yes, 0.5 marks will be deducted for every wrong answer.

Q: Is the SSC CHSL exam conducted in online mode?

A: Yes, the SSC CHSL Tier 1 exam is conducted in online mode (a computer-based test).

Q: Is the SSC CHSL exam tough?

A: The SSC CHSL exam is not generally difficult. However, the exam has a high level of competition.

Q: How can I prepare for SSC CHSL?

A: To crack SSC CHSL, one has to follow certain strategies. You can read SSC CHSL exam preparation tips on Embibe that will help you know how to crack all the levels of SSC CHSL.

Q: Are there any age criteria for SSC CHSL?

A: Yes, candidates must be between the ages of 18 and 27.

Q: What is the pay scale of SSC CHSL posts?

A: The pay scale for SSC CHSL varies depending on the role and ranges from Rs 19,900 to Rs 81,100.

Q: How many times is SSC CHSL conducted in a year?

A: Each stage of the SSC CHSL exam is held once a year.

We have provided candidates with all the relevant details on SSC CHSL recruitment 2023. As the exam dates are announced, start your preparation for the exam and take your learning journey to the next level with Embibe. Finish the whole syllabus as early as possible and start taking our SSC CHSL mock tests for on Embibe.

We hope this detailed article on SSC CHSL Recruitment 2023 helps you. Stay tuned to Embibe for the latest information on SSC CHSL 2023 exam!

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