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SSC CHSL Exam 2018

The SSC is a government organization that yearly conducts CHSL examination. The Combined Higher Level Secondary examination is one of the most important exams which is conducted for the recruitment of Data Entry Operator and other posts. SSC CHSL 2018 Tier I exam will be conducted from 4th March to 28th March 2018 and Tier II exam has will be conducted on 8th July 2018 to recruit the eligible candidates for Postal Assistants/Sorting Assistants, Lower Divisional Clerks, and Data Entry Operators (LDC & DEO) Posts. Here we are giving all the details regarding this examination including SSC CHSL 2017-18 Recruitment, Exam dates, vacancy details, eligibility criteria, age limit, exam pattern, syllabus, etc.

SSC CHSL Exam Notification

CHSL exam is conduct by Staff Selection Commission every year to recruits staff for various posts in the various Ministries and Departments of the Government of India and in its. The SSC CHSL 2018 official notification will be published shortly, by the governing body. Keep yourself updated through this page for more information.

The Staff Selection Commission is expected to release more than 3259 vacancies by SSC CHSL Recruitment 2018 for applicants to recruit them to the position of ower Division Clerk (LDC)/ Junior Secretariat Assistant (JSA), Postal Assistant (PA)/ Sorting Assistant (SA), Data Entry Operator(DEO) in C & AG, Court Clerks, DEO in Other Deptt. Must read the below given details to know more information about SSC CHSL 2018 Examination and vacancies.

SSC CHSL Vacncy Details

SSC CHSL is considered to be one of the biggest examination to be conducted for higher secondary students. 2017 CGL Exam, the number of vacancies as declared by Staff Service Commission of India is 3259. We know how much people keep an eye on latest government jobs, especially at the graduate level. Every year thousands of vacancies are filled by SSC in Government departments. While a government job helps to build a stable career, it is also loaded with responsibilities.

SSC CHSL Exam Date

Application starts form    
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SSC CHSL Tier-I Exam    
SSC CHSL Tier-I Result    
SSC CHSL Tier-II (Des) Exam    

Scheme of the Examination for CHSL Examination-

The CHSL is conducted every year in three tiers for various posts. The four tiers are indicated below:

Tier-I Objective Multiple Choice Computer Based (online)
Tier-II Descriptive Paper in English/Hindi Pen and Paper mode
Tier-III Skill Test/Computer Proficiency Test Wherever Applicable

SSC CHSL Eligibility Criteria

Educational Qualifications: Candidates who want to apply for GD Constable (BSF, CRPF, CISF, ITBP, SSF, SSB, NIA and riflemen) must have a graduation degree/diploma/10th Pass from a recognised board or educational institute.


A candidate must be either:

SSC CHSL age limit

18-27 years as on 01.08.2018 (Candidates born not before 02-08-1991 and not later than 01-08-2000).

Age Relaxation:

CategoryAge Relaxation
SC/ST 05 Years
OBC 03 Years
For Group ' B & C' posts Ex-Servicemen (Unreserved/General) 03 Years
Ex-Servicemen (OBC) 06 Years
Ex-Servicemen (SC/ST) 08 Years
Central Govt. Civilian Employees (General) Upto 40 years of Age
Central Govt. Civilian Employees ( OBC ) Upto 43 years of Age
Central Govt. Civilian Employees ( SC/ ST ) Upto 45 years of Age

SSC CHSL Exam Pattern

Computer Based Examination: Tier-I (Objective Type):

S.No.SubjectsMaximum QuestionsMaximum MarksTime Duration
1 General Intelligence and Reasoning 25 50 60 Minutes
2 General Awareness 25 50
3 Quantitative Aptitude 25 50
5 English Comprehension 25 50
  Total 100 200  

This examination tier will consist of Objective Type - Multiple choice questions only. The questions will be set both in English & Hindi for Part-II, III & IV. There will be negative marking of 0.50 marks for each wrong answer. Answer Keys, in due course after the written examination, will be placed on Commission’s website. Any representation regarding answer keys received within the time limit fixed by the Commission at the time of uploading of the answer keys will be scrutinized and the decision of the Commission in this regard will be final. No representation regarding Answer keys shall be entertained, afterwards. The Commission reserves the right to introduce additional stage of examination which would be notified at suitable time, if considered necessary.

SSC CGL Tier 2 Exam Pattern

Tier-II Paper will be a descriptive Paper of 100 Marks in ‘Pen and Paper Mode The duration of the paper would be for one hour (20 minutes compensatory time will also be provided to the candidates mentioned in Para 7 above). This paper has been introduced to assess the writing skills of the candidates which is necessary in Government jobs. The Paper would comprise writing of an Essay of 200-250 words and Letter/ Application of approximately 150-200 words. The minimum qualifying marks in Tier-II would be 33 per cent. The performance in Tier II would be included for preparing merit. The paper will have to be written either in Hindi or in English. Part paper written in Hindi and Part in English will not be evaluated.

SSC CGL Tier 3 Exam Pattern

Tier-III of the Examination would be the Skill Test/ Typing Test which would be of qualifying nature. Skill Test/ Typing Test would be in consonance with the provisions contained in para 12.2 and 12.3 given below. The final merit of the successful candidates would be determined on the basis of total score obtained by them in Tier-I and Tier-II. 11 13.2 Skill Test for Data Entry Operator: i. Data Entry Speed of 8,000 (eight thousand) Key Depressions per hour on Computer. ii. For post of Data Entry Operator in the Office of the Comptroller and Auditor General of India (C&AG):- A speed Test of not less than 15000 key depressions per hour for data entry work to be ascertained through speed test on Computer The ‘Speed of 8000 key depressions per hour on Computer’ will be adjudged on the basis of the correct entry of words/ key depressions as per the given passage. The duration of the Test will be 15 (Fifteen) minutes and printed matter in English containing about 2000-2200 key-depressions would be given to each candidate who would enter the same in the computer.

SSC CHSL Syllabus

SSC CGL Tier 1 Syllabus

General Intelligence: It would include questions of both verbal and non-verbal type. The test will include questions on Semantic Analogy, Symbolic operations, Symbolic/ Number Analogy, Trends, Figural Analogy, Space Orientation ,Semantic Classification, Venn Diagrams, Symbolic/ Number Classification, Drawing inferences, Figural Classification, Punched hole/ pattern-folding & unfolding , Semantic Series, Figural Pattern – folding and completion, Number Series, Embedded figures, Figural Series, Critical Thinking, Problem Solving, Emotional Intelligence, Word Building, Social Intelligence, Coding and de-coding, Other sub-topics, if any Numerical operations.

English Language: 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, Conversion into Direct/ Indirect narration, Shuffling of Sentence parts, Shuffling of Sentences in a passage, Cloze Passage, Comprehension Passage.

Quantitative Aptitude Arithmetic:

Number Systems: Computation of Whole Number, Decimal and Fractions, Relationship between numbers Fundamental arithmetical operations: Percentages, Ratio and Proportion, Square roots, Averages, Interest (Simple and Compound), Profit and Loss, Discount, Partnership Business, Mixture and Allegation, Time and distance, Time and work.

Algebra: Basic algebraic identities of School Algebra and Elementary surds (simple problems) and Graphs of Linear Equations

Geometry: Familiarity with elementary geometric figures and facts: Triangle and its various kinds of centres, Congruence and similarity of triangles, Circle and its chords, tangents, angles subtended by chords of a circle, common tangents to two or more circles.

Mensuration: Triangle, Quadrilaterals, Regular Polygons, Circle, Right Prism, Right Circular Cone, Right Circular Cylinder, Sphere, Hemispheres, Rectangular Parallelepiped, Regular Right Pyramid with triangular or square Base.

Trigonometry: Trigonometry, Trigonometric ratios, Complementary angles, Height and distances (simple problems only) Standard Identities like sin2 + Cos2 =1 etc.,

Statistical Charts : Use of Tables and Graphs: Histogram, Frequency polygon, Bar- diagram, Pie-chart .

General Awareness: Questions are designed to test the candidate’s general awareness of the environment around him and its application to society. Questions are also designed to test knowledge of current events and of such matters of everyday observation and experience in their scientific aspect as may be expected of an educated person. The test will also include questions relating to India and its neighboring countries especially pertaining to History, Culture, Geography, Economic Scene, General policy and scientific research. For VH candidates of 40% and above visual disability and opting for SCRIBES there will be no component of Maps/ Graphs/ Diagrams/ Statistical Data in the General Intelligence & Reasoning/ Quantitative Aptitude.

Mode Of selection

For the SSC CHSL Recruitment 2018, the selection of the candidate will be done on the basis of written examination performance. Candidate needs to get qualified in order to get selected. Candidates need to clear all the stages i.e. Tier I and Tier II to get final selection. A candidate who will qualify both the tiers will be required to appear in typing test/ skill test. The Final selection will be done by considering over all performance and Merit Position scored by the candidate.

Application Form

Application Form will be filled after release of SSC CHSL Notification at the official website.

Application Procedure:

Application Fee

SSC CHSL Admit Card

SSC CHSL Admit Card 2018 will be released by the Staff Selection Commission for Tier-I before 10 to 15 days of examination region wise. SSC CHSL Tier-I Exam will be conducted from 4th March to 28th March 2018. All candidates (who have successfully submitted the application form of CHSL) will be able to download SSC CHSL 2018 Admit Card from the official website. Candidates will be able to download the admit card from official website of Staff Selection Commission and should go through all the mentioned instructions carefully.


After the completion of the descriptive paper, SSC CHSL Tier-II Result will declared . Only those candidates had appeared in SSC CHSL Tier-II examination who got good marks in SSC CHSL Tier-I Exam Result 2018. Candidates will be able to check SSC CHSL Final Result 2018 from official website. SSC CHSL Result 2018 for Tier-I examination will be announced on the official website after 2 or 3 months of examination.


SSC CHSL Cut Off 2018 will be released at the time of result declaration for the candidates who will be selected for the Descriptive Paper (Tier-II) exam. Cut-Off marks are the minimum qualifying marks which should be obtained by the applicants to qualify the examination.

SSC CHSL Online Test Series

To hold a command over subjects practice is essential. Accordingly, here we are with a reason to help you with the SSC CHSL 2018 Online Test Series. This series will provide free SSC CHSL Mock test with one separate analysis to manage the every particular subject. It will determine your position and current status. The test series will be based on updated and current syllabus prepared by experts.

SSC CHSL Previous Year Paper

If we solve the previous year papers then we can make a good command to solve the paper soon. For the reason that it is a key to success to helps us in getting thorough enough about the syllabus and structure of the question paper. It also makes us aware about the difficulty level of the question paper, though it varies from year to year. But these SSC CHSL Previous Year Papers will surely let you achieve more success in SSC CHSL 2018 examination.

SSC CHSL Preparation


Aspirants Can get the selection in SSC CHSL recruitment by a good study of syllabus according to a better study plan, Download the syllabus and Read all Topics of examination, Also, check the exam pattern. Make a self-study plan or take a help of Online Coaching of Coaching Institute. Make a deep study of exam syllabus. Also, solve some previous exam papers and sample paper of exam.

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