The Staff Selection Commission or SSC is one of the leading Govt. Organizations that is responsible for providing employment to the candidates for the service of the nation. It conducts a no. of exam for the graduates, 12th Pass and 10th Pass candidates annually. Each year over lakhs and lakhs of applications are filled online for the exams conducted by it. A job under the SSC provides better facilities, services in every aspect of our lives, and the development of our country.the Combined Higher Secondary Level (CHSL) for recruitment in various Ministries/ Departments/ Organizations of the Government of India. For this exam over 20 lakh applications are received each year. One aspect that makes it the highly coveted job opportunity is its educational qualification which is 12th Pass.
The posts for which the SSC CHSL Exam are as follows:
• Postal Assistants/Sorting Assistants(PA/SA)
• Data Entry Operator (DEO).
• Lower Divisional Clerk (LDC).
SSC CHSL 2020-21: Important Dates:
|SSC CHSL Notification Date||30th November 2020|
|Online Form submission Start||30th November 2020|
|Last Date to Submit Application||15th December 2020|
|SSC CHSL Tier 1 Exam Dates||Available Soon|
SSC CHSL 2020: Eligibility Criteria
All the aspiring candidates of SSC CHSL 2020 have to abide by the all the Eligibility Criteria decided by the Commission.
- Candidate of SSC CHSL 2020 must be Citizen of either India or Nepal or Bhutan. If a candidate is citizen of Nepal or Bhutan shall have a Certificate of Eligibility issued by Government of India in favour of him/her.
- Educational/Technical Qualification & Experience:–
(A) The basic requirement is a pass certificate in class 12 from a recognized board or university.
(B) For the post of DEO in the office of Comptroller and Auditor General of India (C&AG),
applicants must have studied science and mathematics as main subjects in Class 12th.
NOTE– Candidates who are appearing in their 12th standard can also apply provided they produce the educational qualification and the documentary evidence from the board/ university as on January 1st 2020
- The age of candidates must be between 18 to 27 years.
- SSC CHSL Age Relaxation: As per government guidelines age relaxation in SSC CHSL 2020 is given in table below:
|PH + OBC||13 years|
|PH + SC/ST||15 years|
|Ex-Servicemen (Gen)||3 years|
|Ex-Servicemen (OBC)||6 years|
|Ex-Servicemen (SC/ST)||8 years|
Application Fee For SSC CHSL Exam 2020:
Exam Pattern of SSC CHSL 2020 is explained in the tables below. SSC CHSL 2020 comprises of three Tiers. Tier-I is mainly screening exam and scoring also.
|Tier||Type of Examination||Mode of examination|
|Tier-I||Objective Multiple Choice||CBT (Online)|
|Tier-II||Descriptive Paper in Hindi/ English||Pen and Paper Mode|
|Tier-III||Computer Proficiency Test/ Skill Test||–|
For Tier- I Paper
|General Intelligence and|
Note- In Tier-I, there will be negative marking of 0.50 for each wrong answer.
After qualifying Tier-I of SSC CHSL 2020 Examination. Candidates have to appear for Tier II and Tier III. SSC CHSL Tier II is scheduled to be held on 28th June 2020. The Exam Pattern of SSC CHSL Tier-II and Tier III and is explained in table below.
|Tier||Mode of Examination||Scheme of Examination||Maximum Marks||Time Allowed|
|II||Pen and Paper Mode||Descriptive Paper in|
English or Hindi
(Writing of Essay/ Precis/
Letter/ Application etc.)
|Proficiency in Word Processing,|
Generation of Slides and
|No Marks||Not mentioned|
SSC CHSL 2020 Tier I comprises four Sections/Subjects that are mentioned below:
- General Knowledge
- Quantitative Aptitude
- General Reasoning
- English Comprehension
|General Reasoning||General Knowledge||Quantitative Aptitude||English Comprehension|
|Verbal Reasoning||Current Affairs||Percentage||Reading Comprehension|
|Syllogism||Awards and Honours||Number Series||Grammar|
|Circular Seating Arrangement||Books and Authors||Data Interpretation||Vocabulary|
|Linear Seating Arrangement||Sports||Mensuration and Geometry||Verbal Ability|
|Double Lineup||Entertainment||Quadratic Equation||Synonyms-Antonyms|
|Scheduling||Obituaries||Interest||Active and Passive Voice|
|Input-Output||Important Dates||Problems of Ages||Para Jumbles|
|Blood Relations||Scientific Research||Profit and Loss||Fill in the Blanks|
|Directions and Distances||Static General Knowledge|
(History, Geography, etc.)
|Ratio and Proportions &|
Mixture and Alligation
|Ordering and Ranking||Portfolios||Speed, Distance and Time||Cloze Test|
|Data Sufficiency||Persons in News||Time and Work|
|Coding and Decoding||Important Schemes||Number System|
|Code Inequalities||Data Sufficiency|
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