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According to the last notice, the Staff Selection Commission (SSC) will conduct the SSC CHSL Tier 1 exam from March 09 to 21, 2023. Earlier, the Commission opened the application form correction facility on January 09, 2023. Candidates could correct their information until January 10, 2023. Furthermore, candidates could submit their applications online for SSC CHSL from December 06, 2022, to January 04, 2023.
The Commission conducts the SSC CHSL exam to recruit suitable candidates for Lower Divisional Clerk/ Junior Secretariat Assistant, Postal Assistant/ Sorting Assistant, and Data Entry Operator posts for various Ministries/ Departments/ Offices of the Government of India. Read this article to get the complete details on the SSC CHSL Tier 1 exam 2022.
Candidates can check the following table to get an overview of the SSC CHSL Recruitment Exam 2022:
|Conducting Body||Staff Selection Commission (SSC)|
|SSC CHSL Full Form||Staff Selection Commission Combined Higher Secondary (10+2) Level Exam|
|Purpose of Exam||To Recruit Lower Divisional Clerk/ Junior Secretariat Assistant, and Data Entry Operators|
|Level of Exam||National-level Exam|
|Mode of Application||Online|
|Stages of Exam||Tier 1 and Tier 2|
Aspirants can check all the latest updates about the SSC CHSL Tier 1 exam below:
The official notification for the SSC CHSL examination was released online on December 06, 2022. The official notification consists of all the important details related to the exam. Thus, candidates must go through the notification once. Applicants can check as well as download the SSC CHSL detailed notification by clicking on the link provided below:
Check out the table below for the SSC CHSL 2022 exam schedule:
|SSC CHSL Notification||December 06, 2022|
|Start of Online Registration Process||December 06, 2022|
|Last Date to Apply for SSC CHSL||January 04, 2023|
|Last Date for Online Fee Payment||January 05, 2023|
|Last Date for Fee Payment Through Challan||January 06, 2023|
|Application Correction Facility||January 09 to 10, 2023|
|SSC CHSL Tier 1 Admit Card Date||To Be Announced|
|SSC CHSL Tier 1 Exam Date||March 09 to 21, 2023|
The Commission is expected to release approx. 4500 vacancies for various posts under SSC CGSL. As the SSC CHSL vacancies for the current year is yet to publish, aspirants can check the previous years’ vacancy lists from the table below:
|SSC CHSL 2021 Vacancy||2552||3378||142||6072|
|SSC CHSL 2021 Vacancy||1538||3181||7||4726|
|SSC CHSL 2019 Vacancy||1264||3491||–||4755|
|SSC CHSL 2018 Vacancy||1865||3730||54||5649|
|SSC CHSL 2017 Vacancy||2646||3222||06||5874|
Candidates who desire to apply for the SSC CHSL Tier-1 Exam should check their job profile and the type of career progression they can expect upon passing the exam. The numerous SSC CHSL jobs for the following positions are listed below:
Candidates who are appearing for SSC CHSL recruitment must know the SSC CHSL salary structure of various posts. The details are as follows:
Lower Division Clerk (LDC)/Junior Secretariat Assistant (JSA)
Pay Level-2 (Rs.19,900-63,200)
Postal Assistant (PA)/Sorting Assistant (SA)
Pay Level-4 (Rs. 25,500-81,100)
Data Entry Operator (DEO)
Pay Level-4 (Rs. 25,500-81,100) and Level-5 (Rs. 29,200-92,300)
Data Entry Operator, Grade ‘A’
Pay Level-4 (Rs. 25,500-81,100)
The eligibility criteria for the SSC CHSL Tier 1 exam are based on age, educational qualification, and so on. The age limit relaxations depend on the candidates’ category.
The age limit for the SSC CHSL posts is 18-27 years, i.e., aspirants born not before January 02, 1994, and not later than January 01, 2003, can apply.
The relaxation in the upper age limit for different categories is as mentioned below:
|Code No.||Category||Age relaxation permissible beyond the upper age limit|
|03||PwD (Unreserved)||10 years|
|04||PwD (OBC)||13 years|
|05||PwD (SC/ST)||15 years|
|06||Ex-Servicemen (ESM)||03 years after deduction of the military service rendered from the actual age as on the closing date of receipt of the online application.|
|08||Defence personnel disabled in operation during hostilities with any foreign country or in a disturbed area and released as a consequence thereof.||03 years|
|09||Defence personnel disabled in operation during hostilities with any foreign country or in a disturbed area and released as a consequence thereof (SC/ST).||08 years|
|10||Central Government Civilian Employees: Who have rendered not less than 3 years of regular and continuous service as of closing date for receipt of online applications.||Up to 40 years of age|
|11||Central Government Civilian Employees: Who have rendered not less than 3 years of regular and continuous service as on closing date for receipt of online applications (SC/ST)||Up to 45 years of age|
|12||Widows/ Divorced Women/ Women judicially separated and who are not remarried||Up to 35 years of age|
|13||Widows/ Divorced Women/ Women judicially separated and who are not remarried (SC/ST).||Up to 40 years of age|
Check the education qualification to apply for the SSC CHSL exam are as follows:
The Commission releases the SSC CHSL application form online on the official website, i.e., ssc.nic.in. Candidates who want to apply for the above-mentioned positions in government departments must ensure they meet the eligibility criteria set by the Commission. Furthermore, they must pay the application fee to submit their applications successfully
Many candidates struggle to understand the application process for the SSC CHSL 2022 exam; hence we have listed the steps below:
The following is the fee for the SSC CHSL Tier 1 exam:
|General/BC Male||INR 100/-|
Check the table below for the SSC CHSL 2022 exam centres and addresses of regional offices:
|Examination Centres & Centre Code||SSC Region and States/ UTs Under Jurisdiction of Region||Address of Regional Offices/ 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. (http://www.ssc-cr.org)|
|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 BoseRoad, 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 (www.ssckkr.kar.nic.in)|
|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 (www.sscmpr.org)|
|Itanagar(5001), Dibrugarh(5102), Guwahati(Dispur)(5105), Jorhat(5107), Silchar(5111), Imphal(5501), Churachandpur(5502), Ukhrul (5503),Shillong(5401), Aizawl(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, BeltolaBasistha Road, P. O. Assam Sachivalaya, Dispur, Guwahati, Assam781006 (www.sscner.org.in)|
|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, Chandigarh160009 (www.sscnwr.org)|
|Chirala(8011), Guntur(8001), Kakinada (8009), Kurnool(8003), Nellore (8010), Rajahmundry(8004), Tirupati(8006), Vizianagaram(8012), Vijayawada(8008), Visakhapatnam(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 (www.sscsr.gov.in)|
|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 (www.sscwr.net)|
Applicants must go through the SSC CHSL Recruitment Process 2022 before moving to the detailed Tier 1 exam pattern. The SSC CHSL Tier 1 exam is an online test with four sections of objective questions. Except for the English Language section, the question paper will be in English and Hindi. The exam Pattern of SSC CHSL Tier 1 is tabulated below:
|Part||Sections||Number of Questions||Maximum Marks|
(Basic Arithmetic Skill)
The SSC CHSL Tier 1 Syllabus is divided into the following four sections:
To ace the SSC CHSL Tier 1 exam, candidates must have a proper preparation plan and study strategy. Only then will they be able to score good marks and so on to the next stage of the selection. Moreover, candidates must be aware of the syllabus and the exam pattern before sitting down to study for the exam.
This article has provided the best SSC CHSL preparation strategies & tips for candidates to follow and clear the SSC CHSL Tier 1 exam. Check the section-wise preparation tips below:
The Staff Selection Commission releases the SSC CHSL Admit Card on the respective regions’ official websites. To download their SSC CHSL call letters, candidates must log in to their accounts using their SSC CHSL Registration ID and Password (as created during online registration). Candidates will not receive hard copies.
The Commission publishes the SSC CHSL Answer Key 2022 a few weeks after the exam has been conducted. The SSC CHSL Tier 1 answer key enables applicants to view question papers, correct answers for each question, and their own responses.
There are two types of response sheets released: provisional, which allows candidates to check their answers and raise objections against any incorrect answers discovered, and final, which is released after the result. For each objection, the candidate must pay a fee of Rs. 100/-.
The Staff Selection Commission releases the SSC CHSL Tier 1 exam result on its official website. Candidates can view their SSC CHSL Tier 1 results at ssc.nic.in. The result contains roll numbers and names of candidates who qualified for the SSC CHSL Tier 2 exam.
The Commission publishes the SSC CHSL Tier 1 cut off along with the result. Candidates who meet the minimum qualifying scores qualify to appear for the Tier 2 exam. Look at the table below to check the SSC CHSL cutoff marks of the previous recruitment cycle:
Candidates might be having many questions regarding the SSC CHSL Tier-1 exam 2022. Here are a few commonly asked questions and answers.
Q: What are the subjects in the SSC CHSL Tier 1 exam?
A: According to the SSC CHSL exam pattern, there are four sections, namely General Intelligence, English Language, Quantitative Aptitude, and General Awareness.
Q: For how many marks the SSC CHSL Tier 1 is conducted?
A: The total marks for the SSC CHSL Tier 1 exam are 200 marks.
Q: Is the SSC CHSL Tier 1 exam conducted online or offline?
A: The SSC CHSL Tier 1 exam is conducted online.
Q: What are the negative marking criteria for SSC CHSL Tier-I?
A: There is a negative marking of 0.50 marks for every wrong answer.
Q: Can I get my preferred SSC CHSL exam centre?
A: The exam centre is allotted on a first-come, first-served basis. Hence, to ensure you get your preferred exam centre, it is best to apply at the earliest as soon as the registration begins.
Q: How can I check my SSC CHSL Tier 1 result?
A: You can check the SSC CHSL Tier 1 result on the official website, i.e. ssc.nic.in, or from the direct link mentioned in this article.
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