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The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) has released the official notification with the schedule for the SSC CHSL Tier 1 exam 2022 on February 01, 2022. SSC Combined Higher Secondary Level (CHSL) Tier 1 exam was held from May 24 to June 10, 2022. Candidates who cleared the Tier 1 exam will be eligible to appear for the Tier 2 exam on September 18, 2022.
This exam is conducted to recruit Lower Divisional Clerk/ Junior Secretariat Assistant, Postal Assistant/ Sorting Assistant, and Data Entry Operators for various Ministries/ Departments/ Offices of the Government of India. Read this article to know the complete details of the SSC CHSL 2022 Tier-1 exam.
The following are the important highlights of the SSC CHSL Recruitment Exam 2022:
|Conducting Body of SSC CHSL Exam||Staff Selection Commission (SSC)|
|SSC CHSL Full Form||Staff Selection Commission Combined Higher Secondary Level|
|Stages of SSC CHSL Exam||Tier 1: Computer-Based Test
Tier 2: Descriptive Exam
Tier 3: Typing/ Skill Test
|SSC CHSL Tier-wise Total Marks||200 (Tier 1)
100 (Tier 2)
Qualifying in Nature
|SSC CHSL Tier-wise Exam Duration||1 Hour (Tier 1)
1 hour (Tier 1)
|Educational Qualification||Bachelor’s Degree (any discipline)|
|Official Website of Conducting Body||ssc.nic.in|
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 February 01, 2022. Candidates who are interested in taking the exam can check the schedule and apply online. After passing all rounds, aspirants will be considered for recruitment.
Applicants planning to appear for the upcoming exam can check the CHSL 2021-22 detailed notification by clicking on the link below:
Check out the table below for the SSC CHSL 2021-22 exam schedule:
|Events||SSC CHSL 2022 Dates|
|SSC CHSL 2022 Notification||February 01, 2022|
|SSC CHSL Registration Process||February 01, 2022|
|Last Date to Apply for SSC CHSL 2022||March 07, 2022|
|SSC CHSL Tier 1 Admit Card||May 12, 2022|
|SSC CHSL Exam Date 2022 (Tier-1)||May 24 to June 10, 2022|
|SSC CHSL Result for Tier 1||August 04, 2022|
|SSC CHSL Tier 2 Admit Card 2022||September 08, 2022|
|SSC CHSL Tier-2 Exam (Descriptive)||September 18, 2022|
The number of SSC CHSL 2022 vacancies is expected to exceed 4000 this year. The exact job openings are yet to be announced. The number of openings for the SSC CHSL 2022 exam will be determined by the previous year’s trends.
|SSC CHSL 2020-21 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|
Check out the job profile and salary of all the posts from the section below:
Candidates who are appearing for SSC CHSL recruitment must know the 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)
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:
Aspirants can find the eligibility criteria for the SSC CHSL Tier 1 exam on the basis of age, educational qualification, and relaxations based on their 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.
Allowable 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|
The SSC CHSL application form was available online on the official websites- ssc.nic.in. The Staff Selection Commission activated the application window for the SSC CHSL from February 1 to March 7, 2022. Candidates aspiring for the above-mentioned positions in government departments successfully applied for the recruitment exam.
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:
|Category||SSC CHSL Registration Fees|
|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 selection process will consist of 3 stages:
This is an online test with four sections of objective questions in the CHSL Tier 1 exam. Except for the English Language section, the question paper will be set in both English and Hindi. The exam Pattern of SSC CHSL Tier 1 is tabulated below:
|Sections||Number of Questions||Maximum Marks|
The SSC CHSL Tier-1 Syllabus is divided into the following four sections:
Every year, lakhs of candidates appear for the SSC CHSL exam for recruitment to various posts, including Lower Divisional Clerk (LDC), Junior Secretariat Assistant (JSA), Postal Assistant (PA), Sorting Assistant (SA), and Data Entry Operator (DEO). The SSC CHSL exam is one of the most coveted competitive exams for securing a government job.
The competition for the exam is high, and candidates must have a strategy to crack the SSC CHSL Tier 1 exam. Thus, Embibe provides candidates with the best SSC CHSL preparation strategies & tips.
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 issued the SSC CHSL Answer Key 2022 for the Tier 1 exam held from May 24 to June 10, 2022, on August 16, 2022. The SSC CHSL answer key 2022 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 released the SSC CHSL 2022 Tier 1 exam result on August 4, 2022. Candidates can view their SSC CHSL Tier-1 Result 2022 on the official website – ssc.nic.in.
The SSC CHSL cutoff was announced along with the Tier 1 result on August 4, 2022. Candidates who met the minimum qualifying scores were invited to take the Tier 2 test. The exam was passed by 54104 applicants, with 140 being the highest cutoff mark. Look at the table below for further information about the SSC CHSL 2022 cutoff marks:
|Category||Cutoff Marks||Candidates Available|
Candidates might be having many questions regarding the SSC CHSL Tier-1 exam 2022. Here are a few commonly asked questions and answers.
Q.1: What is the exam pattern of SSC CHSL Tier 1 2022?
A: According to the SSC CHSL exam pattern, there are 4 sections, namely General Intelligence, English Language, Quantitative Aptitude, and General Awareness. The total marks for the exam are 200. Candidates who qualify for Tier-1 will appear for Tier-2.
Q.2: How are SSC CHSL exams conducted?
A: The SSC CHSL Tier-1 exam is conducted online, while the SSC CHSL Tier-2 exam is conducted in an offline pen and paper mode.
Q.3: What are the negative marking criteria for SSC CHSL Tier-I?
A: There is a negative marking of 0.50 mark for every wrong answer in the SSC CHSL Tier 1 exam. There is no negative marking in Tier-2 and 3 exams.
Q.4: 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.5: How can I check my SSC CHSL Tier 1 result?
A: You can check your SSC CHSL Tier 1 result on the official website of SSC or from the direct link mentioned in this article.
Here are a few exams that can be attempted apart from SSC CHSL:
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