SSC CHSL 2022: Application (Out), Dates, Syllabus - Embibe
  • Written By Shayan Patra
  • Last Modified 23-06-2022
  • Written By Shayan Patra
  • Last Modified 23-06-2022

SSC CHSL Exam 2022: Check Complete Exam Details Here

SSC CHSL Exam 2022: The Staff Selection Commission Combined Higher Secondary Level (SSC CHSL) is conducted to recruit candidates for the post of Lower Division Clerk (LDC)/ Junior Secretariat Assistant (JSA)/ Junior Passport Assistant (JPA), Postal Assistant (PA)/ Sorting Assistant (SA), and Data Entry Operator (DEO) in different ministries/ departments/ offices of the Government of India. The Tier 1 exam is being conducted from May 24 to June 10, 2022 and the admit for the same was released on May 12, 2022.

Candidates who are appearing for the SSC CHSL 2022 exam need to have an overall understanding of the exam so that they do not have any queries before the exam. Having a better understanding of the exam also means that candidates are well prepared for the exam which is important for them to ace the examination. To know more, continue to read the article.

SSC CHSL Exam 2022 Overview

Before getting into the details, let us have an overview of the SSC CHSL 2022 recruitment exam from the table below:

Exam NameStaff Selection Commission – Combined Higher Secondary (10+2) Level Examination
Commonly Known asSSC CHSL Exam
Conducting OrganizationStaff Selection Commission (SSC)
Name of PostsLower Division Clerk (LDC)/ Junior Secretariat Assistant (JSA)Postal Assistant (PA)/ Sorting Assistant (SA)Data Entry Operator (DEO)
Location of PostingAll Over India
Number of VacanciesTo be released
Application ModeOnline
Application FeeUnreserved Candidates – Rs. 100/-SC/ ST/ PwD/ ESM – Nil
Mode of ExamOnline for Tier 1, Offline for Tier 2 and 3
Selection ProcessThree Stages:
Tier 1: Computer Based Examination 
Tier 2: Descriptive Paper
Tier 3: Skill Test/ Typing Test
NotificationSSC CHSL Notification PDF
Official Websitessc.nic.in

What is SSC CHSL 2022 Exam?

The full form of CHSL is Combined Higher Secondary Level examination. The SSC CHSL exam is a national level examination. SSC conducts the Combined Higher Secondary (10+2) Level Examination to recruit multiple posts for various Ministries/ Departments/ Offices of the Government of India. The Commission holds the SSC CHSL recruitment for Lower Divisional Clerk (LDC)/ Junior Secretariat Assistant (JSA), Postal Assistant (PA)/ Sorting Assistant (SA), and Data Entry Operator (DEO) posts. Candidates interested in applying for these posts can appear for the CHSL examination.

SSC CHSL Exam Dates 2022

Candidates appearing for the exam must know the important dates. Knowing the same will help them keep track of deadlines and events. Check the SSC CHSL exam dates below:

EventsDates
Release of notificationFebruary 01, 2022
Start of online application processFebruary 01, 2022
Last date to submit online applicationsMarch 07, 2022
Last date to pay application fees onlineMarch 08, 2022
Last date to generate offline challanMarch 09, 2022
Last date to pay application fees through challanMarch 10, 2022
Date of application correction windowMarch 11 to 15, 2022
Date of release of Tier 1 admit cardMay 12, 2022
Date of Tier 1 Computer-based ExamMay 24 to June 10, 2022
Date of Tier 2 Descriptive PaperTo be announced

SSC CHSL 2022 Vacancies

The Commission has not announced the vacancy details for SSC CHSL 2022. Meanwhile, candidates can check the last year’s vacancies below:

CategoryLDC/ JSAPA/ SADEOTotal
UR6701509012180
SC21453402750
ST10220802312
OBC41745401872
EWS13547601612
Grand Total15383181074726

SSC CHSL 2022 Eligibility Criteria

Candidates must check the eligibility criteria before applying for the post. Moreover, they must ensure their eligibility. The Commission will cancel the candidature of ineligible candidates. Candidates can check the SSC CHSL Eligibility Criteria below:

Nationality/ Citizenship

Candidates must be either:

  1. Citizens of India, or
  2. Citizens of Nepal, or
  3. Bhutan Citizens, or
  4. Tibetan refugees who came over to India, before January 01, 1962, with the intention of permanently settling in India, or
  5. 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.

Note: Candidates belonging to the (2), (3), (4) & (5) must have a Certificate of Eligibility issued by the Government of India.

Age Limit

  • The lower age limit of candidates is 18 years as of January 01, 2022. They must not be born later than January 01, 2004.
  • The upper age limit of aspirants is 27 years as of January 01, 2022. They must not be born before January 02, 1995.
  • Aspirants belonging to reserved categories are eligible for relaxation in the upper age limit as per the following criteria:
CategoryUpper Age Relaxation
SC/ ST5 years
OBC3 years
Ex-servicemen (ESM)3 years after deduction of the military service
PwD (UR)10 years
PwD (OBC)13 years
PwD (SC/ ST)15 years

Educational Qualification

  • LDC/ JSA, PA/ SA, DEO (except DEOs in C&AG): Candidates must have passed Class 12 or equivalent from a recognised board.
  • DEO Grade ‘A’ in the Office of Comptroller and Auditor General of India (C&AG): Candidates must have passed Class 12 or equivalent in Science stream with Mathematics as a subject from a recognised board.

How to Apply Online for SSC CHSL 2022 Exam?

The Commission releases the application form online on its official website. Therefore, candidates can fill the form only via online mode. Furthermore, the application process involves various steps where candidates need to fill their details. Candidates can check the steps to fill the SSC CHSL Application Form below:

  • 1st Step: Go to the official website at ssc.nic.in.
  • 2nd Step: On the homepage, find the “Login” section and click on the “New User ? Register Now” link.
  • 3rd Step: Enter your details, such as Aadhar Number, Name, Father & Mother’s Name, Date of Birth, Education, Gender, Mobile Number, Email, etc., then click on “Save” button.
  • 4th Step: Next, provide your contact details and tick the agree on the declaration page to complete the registration process.
  • 5th Step: After submission, the system will generate and send a registration number and password to your email and mobile number. Note down the same for future reference.
  • 6th Step: Next, log in to fill the application form with further details.
  • 7th Step: Then, upload your photograph & signature and tick the agree after reading the declaration.
  • 8th Step: Next, verify your details and submit the application form. Click on the “Edit/ Modify” button and make requisite corrections in case of any modification.
  • 9th Step: Proceed to make payment of application fees.
  • 10th Step: On successful payment, save or take a printout of the filled-in application form for future reference.

Application Fee

Candidates can pay the following application fee using UPI, Net Banking, Credit or Debit Card or in cash at SBI Branches by generating SBI Challan:

CategoryApplication Fee
Unreserved CandidatesRs. 100/-
SC/ ST/ PwD/ ESM CandidatesNil

SSC CHSL Exam Centres 2022

Candidates can find the details of SSC CHSL exam centres and regional offices below:

Region and States/ UTs under the jurisdiction of the RegionExam Centres & Codes
Central Region (CR) – Bihar and Uttar PradeshBhagalpur (3201), Muzaffarpur (3205), Patna (3206), Purnea (3209), Agra (3001), Bareilly (3005), Gorakhpur (3007), Jhansi (3008), Kanpur (3009), Lucknow (3010), Meerut (3011), Prayagraj (3003), Varanasi (3013)
Eastern Region (ER) – Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Jharkhand, Odisha, Sikkim, and West BengalPort Blair (4802), Bokaro (4201), Hazaribagh (4204), Jamshedpur (4207), Ranchi (4205), Balasore (Odisha) (4601), Berhampore (Odisha) (4602), Bhubaneshwar (4604), Cuttack (4605), Dhenkanal (4611), Rourkela (4610), Sambalpur(4609), Gangtok (4001), Asansol (4417), Burdwan (4404), Durgapur (4426), Kalyani (4419), Kolkata (4410), Siliguri (4415)
Karnataka, Kerala Region (KKR) – Lakshadweep, Karnataka, and KeralaKavaratti (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)
Madhya Pradesh Region (MPR) – Chhattisgarh and Madhya PradeshBilaspur (6202), Raipur(6204), Durg Bhilai (6205), Bhopal( 6001), Gwalior (6005), Indore (6006), Jabalpur (6007), Satna (6014), Sagar (6015), Ujjain (6016)
North Eastern Region (NER) – Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, and TripuraItanagar (5001), Dibrugarh (5102), Guwahati (Dispur) (5105), Jorhat (5107), Silchar (5111), Imphal (5501), Churachandpur (5502), Ukhrul (5503), Shillong (5401), Aizwal (5701), Kohima (5302), Agartala (5601), Dimapur (5301)
Northern Region (NR) – Delhi, Rajasthan, and UttarakhandDelhi (2201), Ajmer (2401), Alwar (2402), Bikaner (2404), Jaipur (2405), Jodhpur (2406), Kota (2407), Sriganganagar (2408), Udaipur (2409), Sikar (2411), Dehradun (2002), Haldwani (2003), Haridwar (2005), Roorkee (2006)
North Western Region (NWR) – Chandigarh, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir, Ladakh, and PunjabChandigarh/ Mohali (1601), Ambala (1801), Hamirpur (1202), Shimla (1203), Jammu (1004), Samba (1010), Srinagar (J&K) (1007), Leh (1005), Amritsar (1404), Jalandhar (1402), Ludhiana (1405), Patiala (1403)
Southern Region (SR) – Andhra Pradesh, Puducherry, Tamil Nadu, and TelanganaChirala (8011), Cuddapah (8013), Guntur (8001), Kakinada (8009), Kurnool (8003), Nellore (8010), Rajahmundry (8004), Tirupati (8006), Vizianagaram (8012), Vijayawada (8008), Visakhapatnam (8007), Puducherry (8401), Chennai (8201), Coimbatore (8202), Krishnagiri (8209), Madurai (8204), Salem (8205), Tiruchirapalli (8206), Tirunelveli (8207), Vellore (8208), Hyderabad (8601), Karimnagar (8604), Warangal (8603)
Western Region (WR) – Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu, Goa, Gujarat, and MaharashtraPanaji (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)

SSC CHSL Exam Pattern 2022

Candidates appearing for the CHSL exam must check the exam pattern. SSC prescribes the exam pattern for all tiers, and candidates can check the same from the official notification. The SSC CHSL Exam Pattern states the number of questions, sections, duration, marking scheme of the exam. Candidates can check the paper pattern for Tier 1, 2, and 3 below:

SSC CHSL Tier 1 Exam Pattern

The SSC CHSL Tier 1 is a computer-based examination. Check the exam pattern of Tier 1 below:

Part & SectionsNumber of QuestionsMaximum Marks
Part-I: English Language2550 marks
Part-II: General Intelligence2550 marks
Part-III: Quantitative Aptitude2550 marks
Part-IV: General Awareness2550 marks
Total100200 marks

Important Points:

  • Tier 1 consists of objective type questions.
  • The overall duration of the Tier I exam is 60 minutes.
  • The medium of the question paper is English & Hindi except for Part-I.
  • There are negative markings of 0.50 marks for each wrong answer.

CHSL Tier 2 Exam Pattern

  • Tier 2 is a descriptive paper conducted in pen and paper mode.
  • The duration of the Tier 2 exam is 60 minutes.
  • The Tier 2 question paper comprises writing Essay/ Letter/ Application/ Precis, etc.
  • Candidates have to write the paper either in Hindi or in English.
  • The minimum qualifying mark in Tier 2 is 33%.

CHSL Tier 2 Exam Pattern

  • Tier 2 is a Skill Test or Typing Test as per the post.
  • The Commission conducts the Skill Test/ Typing Test for shortlisted candidates on computers.
  • The Skill Test/ Typing Test is qualifying in nature.
  • Errors will be calculated up to two decimal places.
  • The Commission decides the locations for conducting the Skill Test/ Typing Test.

SSC CHSL Syllabus 2022

Candidates preparing for the SSC CHSL exam must go through the syllabus. The SSC CHSL Syllabus will help candidates know all the topics asked in the exam. Therefore, it will help candidates in their preparation. Find the syllabus for SSC CHSL Tier 1 below:

SSC CHSL Syllabus for Tier 1 English Language

The syllabus for English Language involves the following topics:

  • Spot the Error
  • Fill in the Blanks
  • Synonyms/ Homonyms & Antonyms
  • Spellings/ Detecting mis-spelt words
  • Idioms & Phrases
  • One word substitution
  • Improvement of Sentences
  • Active/ Passive Voice of Verbs
  • Cloze Passage
  • Comprehension Passage, etc.

SSC CHSL Syllabus for Tier 1 General Intelligence

The General Intelligence syllabus for the Tier 1 exam consists of the following topics:

  • Semantic Analogy
  • Symbolic Operations
  • Symbolic/ Number Analogy
  • Figural Analogy
  • Space Orientation
  • Semantic Classification
  • Venn Diagrams
  • Symbolic/ Number Classification
  • Punched Hole/ Pattern-folding & Unfolding\
  • Semantic Series
  • Number Series
  • Embedded Figures
  • Critical Thinking
  • Problem Solving
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Coding and Decoding
  • Numerical Operations, etc.

SSC CHSL Syllabus for Tier 1 Quantitative Aptitude

The topics under the Quantitative Aptitude syllabus are:

  • Number Systems
  • Fundamental Arithmetical Operations
  • Algebra
  • Geometry
  • Mensuration
  • Trigonometry
  • Statistical Charts

SSC CHSL Syllabus for Tier 1 General Awareness

Check the syllabus for Tier 1 General Awareness below:

  • General awareness of the environment and its application to society.
  • Knowledge of current events.
  • India and its neighbouring countries pertaining to History, Culture, Geography, Economic Scene, General Policy and Scientific Research.

SSC CHSL Admit Card 2022

The Staff Selection Commission releases the hall ticket for the CHSL exam. Candidates who have successfully applied for the exam can download the SSC CHSL Admit Card online from the official website of their respective regions. Furthermore, they have to log in using the registration number and password to download their call letters. SSC will not send any hard copy of the call letter to candidates.

The region-wise links to download the SSC CHSL Tier 1 admit card are included in the table below:

Region NamesState NamesAdmit Card Link
North Western RegionJ&K, Haryana, Punjab, and Himachal Pradesh (HP)Download Link
MP Sub-RegionMadhya Pradesh (MP), and ChhattisgarhDownload Link
North Eastern RegionAssam, Arunachal Pradesh, Meghalaya, Manipur, Tripura, Mizoram, and NagalandDownload Link
Central RegionUttar Pradesh (UP) and BiharDownload Link
Western RegionMaharashtra, Gujarat, and GoaDownload Link
North RegionDelhi, Rajasthan, and Uttarakhand
Southern RegionAndhra Pradesh (AP), Puducherry, and Tamilnadu
Eastern RegionWest Bengal (WB), Orrisa, Sikkim, and A&N Island
KKR RegionKarnatka Kerala Region

SSC CHSL Selection Process 2022

The Commission follows a pre-decided selection process to recruit eligible candidates. The SSC CHSL Selection Process consists of the following three stages:

  • Tier 1: Computer Based Examination 
  • Tier 2: Descriptive Paper
  • Tier 3: Skill Test/ Typing Test

Candidates have to clear SSC CHSL Tier 1 to qualify for Tier 2. Similarly, they have to pass Tier 2 to qualify for Tier 3. Furthermore, candidates have to clear all the stages to be called for Document Verification and final selection.

SSC CHSL Result 2022

The Commission releases the SSC CHSL Result separately for each selection stage. SSC publishes the result in the form of a merit list PDF. Moreover, the merit list consists of names and roll numbers of candidates shortlisted for the next selection stage. Furthermore, SSC also releases marks of candidates on the official website. Candidates can check their marks by logging in using the registration number and password.

Tie-breaking Criteria

In case two or more candidates get equal aggregate marks in Tier 1 + Tier 2, the Commission resolves the tie using tie-breaking criteria. Candidates can check the tie-breaking method below:

  • SSC places candidates with higher marks in Tier 2 first.
  • Next, SSC checks the date of birth and gives preference to older candidates.
  • Finally, the Commission sorts candidates in the Alphabetical order of their names.

SSC CHSL Cut-off 2022

The Staff Selection Commission releases the cut-off along with the result. SSC publishes separate cut-off marks for each category and stage. The SSC CHSL Cut-off is the minimum mark that candidates have to obtain to qualify for the next tier. Cut-off marks depend on various factors:

  • Difficulty Level of the Exam
  • Total Candidates Appeared for the Exam
  • Total Vacancies
  • Performance of Candidates, etc.

Candidates can check the last year’s Tier 1 cut-off marks below:

CategoryTier 1 Cut-off Marks
UR141.88710
SC114.16235
ST108.88518
OBC139.42190
EWS117.59855
Ex-Servicemen (ESM)72.06370
OH106.37481
HH63.80870
VH93.81684
PwD-Other51.12050

SSC CHSL Salary 2022

Candidates can check the SSC CHSL Salary for different posts from the table below:

PostPay LevelSalary
Lower Division Clerk (LDC)/ Junior Secretariat Assistant (JSA)Pay Level 2Rs. 19,900 to 63,200/-
Postal Assistant (PA)/ Sorting Assistant (SA)Pay Level 4Rs. 25,500 to 81,100/-
Data Entry Operator (DEO)Pay Level 4 & 5Rs. 25,500 to 81,100/- & Rs. 29,200 to 92,300/-
Data Entry Operator (DEO), Grade ‘A’Pay Level 4Rs. 25,500 to 81,100/-

Region-wise SSC Official Websites

The Staff Selection Commission has nine regional offices. Candidates can check the SSC region, states/ UTs under them, and their official websites below:

SSC RegionStates/ UTs under the RegionOfficial Website
Central Region (CR)Bihar and Uttar Pradeshssc-cr.org
Eastern Region (ER)Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Jharkhand, Odisha, Sikkim, and West Bengalsscer.org
Karnataka Kerala Region (KKR)Lakshadweep, Karnataka, and Keralassckkr.kar.nic.in
Madhya Pradesh Region (MPR)Chhattisgarh and Madhya Pradeshsscmpr.org
North Eastern Region (NER)Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, and Tripurasscner.org.in
Northern Region (NR)Delhi, Rajasthan, and Uttarakhandsscnr.net.in
North Western Region (NWR)Chandigarh, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir, Ladakh, and Punjabsscnwr.org
Southern Region (SR)Andhra Pradesh, Puducherry, Tamil Nadu, and Telanganasscsr.gov.in
Western Region (WR)Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu, Goa, Gujarat, and Maharashtrasscwr.net

FAQs on SSC CHSL 2022

Candidates can check some of the commonly asked questions and their answers below:

Q.1: When will the notification for SSC CHSL 2022 be released?
Ans: SSC has released the notification on February 01, 2022.

Q.2: What is the date of the SSC CHSL 2022 application process?
Ans: The application process for CHSL started on February 01, 2022. Candidates can apply online until March 07, 2022.

Q.3: What is the application fee for SSC CHSL 2022?
Ans: The application fee to apply for the Combined Higher Secondary (10+2) Level Exam is Rs. 100/- for unreserved candidates and nil for reserved candidates.

Q.4: What is the age limit for SSC CHSL 2022?
Ans: The age limit for candidates is 18 to 27 years. However, candidates belonging to reserved categories are eligible for upper age relaxation.

Q.5: What is the date of the SSC CHSL Tier I exam?
Ans: SSC will conduct the Tier I exam in May 2022.

Q.6: What is the selection process of SSC CHSL?
Ans: The selection process involves Tier I Computer-based Test, Tier II Descriptive Paper, and Tier III Skill/ Typing Test.

Q.7: What is the salary of SSC CHSL posts?
Ans: The salary varies as per the post. The pay band of PA/ SA is ₹ 25,500 to 81,100/-, LDC/ JSA is ₹ 19,900 to 63,200/-, and DEO is ₹ 25,500 to 81,100/- or ₹ 29,200 to 92,300/-.

Q.8: What is the vacancy for SSC CHSL 2022?
Ans: The Commission has not announced the vacancy for SSC CHSL 2022 yet. However, SSC released 4726 vacancies for LDC/ JSA, PA/ SA & DEO posts last year.

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SSC CHSL Admit CardSSC CHSL Answer Key
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