SSC CHSL 2020 Notification: Tier 1 Exam Postponed, Important Details

SSC CHSL Tier 1 exam is Postponed SSC has postponed the SSC CHSL Tier 1 exam because of sitution emerged due to COVID-19 in the country. Candidates have to wait for new exam dates of SSC CHSL Tier 1 as only three days exam was conducted. Check Postponement notice below.

SSC CHSL Tier 1 Exam Postponed

SSC has released the notice to postpone the CHSL Tier 1 exam for all the regions. The Tier 1 exam was schedule to be held from 17th to 28th March 2020 which was postponed on 19th March 2020 after successfully conducting the three days exam. Candidates can check the postponement notice in the below link.

SSC CHSL 2020 Notification

SSC CHSL 2020 notification is out Staff Selection Commission (SSC) has been working day in, day out to adhere by its calendar since January 2019. This time also it is not different, SSC has officially released Combined Higher Secondary Level (CHSL) 2020 notification on 03rd December 2019. After almost two years students are getting some ray of hope from SSC. CHSL Examination is conducted for the posts of Data Entry Operator (DEO), Postal Assistants/Sorting Assistants(PA/SA), Lower Divisional Clerk (LDC) and Court Clerk. Candidates can check the notification details including eligibility, posts, exam dates & application form from the given paragraphs.
SSC has extended the Offline Challan Form Generation Last Date to 14th January 2020 and the Last Date for Payment through Challan is extended to 16th January 2020. 

SSC CHSL 2020 Notification includes details as officially released on the website. The notification PDF is available for which the link is provided. A few days ago, a newspaper clipping was released for confirmation of CHSL date. Read on to find out.

SSC CHSL 2020 Posts

SSC Conducts SSC CHSL Examination Post of:

  • Data Entry Operator (DEO),
  • Data Entry Operator, Grade “A”,
  • Lower Division Clerk (LDC) / Junior Secretariat Assistant (JSA),
  • Postal Assistant(PA) / Shorting Assistant (SA),

SSC CHSL 2020: Important Dates

The exam dates for SSC CHSL 2020 is released by SSC along with its official notification. Check all the Important Dates Here.

SSC CHSL 2020 Important Dates
Events Dates
SSC CHSL 2020 Notification Date 03rd of December 2019
Online Form submission Start 03rd of December 2019
Last Date to Apply Online for SSC CHSL 2019-20 10th of January 2020
Last date for generation of offline Challan 14th January 2020 (Extended)
Last date for payment through Challan (during working hours of Bank) 16th January 2020 (Extended)
SSC CHSL 2020 Tier 1 Exam Dates 16th to 27th March 2020
SSC CHSL 2020 Tier-1 Answer Key Date To be notified later
SSC CHSL 2020 Tier 1 Result Date To be notified later
SSC CHSL 2020 Tier 2 Exam Date 28th of June 2020
SSC CHSL 2020 Tier 2 Result Date To be notified later
SSC CHSL 2020 Tier 3 Exam Dates To be notified later
SSC CHSL 2020 Final Result Date To be notified later

Candidates can also check the SSC CHSL 2021 Important dates in the below table:

SSC CHSL 2021 Important Dates
Events 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

Candidates can check the Admit Card status for SSC CHSL 2020 Prelims exam by clicking on the link provided below.

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:–  As per the SSC CHSL 2020 Notification the Education/ Technical qualification for various posts are given in table below:
    (A) The basic requirement is a pass certificate in class 12 from a recognized board or university.
    (B) For Data Entry Operator post in the office of Comptroller and Auditor General of India (C&AG),
    applicants must have studied science and mathematics as main subjects.

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

  • SSC CHSL 2020 Candidates Age Limit: The age of candidates must be between 18 to 27 years. The age relaxation for different categories is given in the table below
  • SSC CHSL Age Relaxation: As per government guidelines age relaxation in SSC CHSL 2020 is given in table below:
Category Age Relaxation
OBC 3 years
ST/SC 5 years
PH+Gen 10 years
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
  • SSC CHSL 2020 Application Fee: The Application Fee for SSC CHSL 2020 as per the categories is given below:
Category Fee
General/OBC 100
SC/ST/Ex-Serviceman/Females Fee exempted

SSC CHSL 2020 Exam Pattern

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 Objective Multiple Choice CBT (Online)
Tier-III Descriptive Paper in Hindi/ English Pen and Paper Mode
Tier-IV Computer Proficiency Test/ Skill Test Wherever Applicable

The SSC CHSL 2020 Tier I and Tier II are scheduled to be held from 16th to 27th March 2020 and 28th June 2020 respectively. The elaborated Exam Patterns of Tier I, Tier II and Tier III of SSC CHSL 2020 Recruitment are given in the table below. It is important for candidates to know every bit of exam pattern to prepare well for every section of the examination.

Tier Subject Number of
Time allowed
I General Intelligence and
25 50 60 Minutes (Total)
General Awareness 25 50
Quantitative Aptitude 25 50
English Comprehension 25 50
Total 100 200

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.)
100 60 minutes
III Computer Proficiency/
Skill Test
Proficiency in Word Processing,
Spreadsheets and
Generation of Slides and
Typing Test
No Marks Not mentioned

Students must note down that Tier II is scoring and qualifying in nature while Tier III is only qualifying in nature. You have to do well in all the Tiers of SSC CHSL Examination. Candidates can check detailed exam pattern and Syllabus on our website by clicking on the link provided below.

SSC CHSL 2020 Selection Procedure

Qualified candidates will be called for Document Verification.Candidates will have to submit copies of various documents like Matriculation Certificate, educational qualification, caste certificate, relevant document, if any relaxation is taken, etc. Candidates will be required to produce all documents in original for verification at the time of document verification. Those who fail to do so will not be considered for any post at the time of final selection. Information about the required documents will be provided while calling candidates for DV. Detailed options for posts will be taken either online or at the time of document verification.

SSC CHSL 2020 Syllabus

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
Error Correction
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

Prerequisites for SSC CHSL 2020 Application Form:

Important things which you should keep with you while filling the Application Form:

  1. Scanned copy of your Signature ( 1kb < Size < 12 kb ) in JPG format.
  2. Scanned copy of your Photo ( 4 kb < Size < 20kb ) in JPG format.
  3. You should have a valid E-Mail I.D with you which can be used for registration purpose.
  4. You should have a valid Identity Proof with you.

SSC CHSL 2020 Online Form

  • Eligible and interested candidates may apply online for SSC CHSL 2020 Recruitment. The link for the online application has been active from 30th November 2020:

SSC CHSL 2020 Important Instructions to Candidates

  1. The Commission will not undertake detailed scrutiny of applications for the eligibility and other aspects at the time of written examination and, therefore, candidature will be accepted only provisionally. The candidates are advised to go through the requirements of educational qualification, age, physical standards etc. and satisfy themselves that they are eligible for the post(s) before applying. Copies of supporting documents will be sought at the time of document verification. When scrutiny is undertaken, if any claim made in the application is not found substantiated, the candidature will be cancelled and the Commission’s decision shall be final.
  2. Candidates seeking reservation benefits available for SC/ ST/ OBC/ PwD/ExS must ensure that they are entitled to such reservation as per eligibility prescribed in the Notice. They should also be in possession of the certificates in the prescribed format in support of their claim.
  3. Candidates with physical disability of 40% and more only would be considered as Persons with Disabilities (PwD) and entitled to reservation for Persons with Disabilities.
  4. Central Government Civilian Employees claiming age relaxation should produce a certificate in the prescribed format from their office at the time of document verification in respect of the length of continuous service which should be for not less than three years during the period immediately preceding the closing date for receipt of application. They should remain Central Government civilian employees till the time of appointment in the event of their selection.
  5. Fee once paid will not be refunded under any circumstances. The fee paid more than once for the same applications with service charge etc. will also not be refunded.
  6. Candidate should note down and retain ‘Registration-ID’ and ‘Password’ provided to them while making ‘One-Time Registration’ which is required for filling online application.
  7. When the application is successfully submitted, it will be accepted ‘Provisionally’. Candidate should take a printout of the application form for their own records. Printout of the ‘Application Form’ is not required to be submitted to the Commission at any stage.
  8. Only one online application is allowed to be submitted by a candidate for Combined Graduate Level Examination-2018. Therefore, the candidates are advised to exercise due diligence at the time of filling their application forms. In case, more than one applications of a candidate are detected, the Commission will consider latest application. If a candidate submits multiple applications and appears in the examination (at any stage) more than once, his/ her candidature will be cancelled and he/ she will be debarred from the examinations of the Commission for three years.
  9. The candidates must write their name, date of birth, father’s name and mother’s name strictly as given in the matriculation certificate otherwise their candidature may be cancelled at the time of document verification or as and when comes into the notice of the commission.
  10. Applications with illegible/ blurred Photograph/ Signature will be rejected summarily.
  11. Request for change/ correction in any particulars in the Application Form, once submitted, will not be entertained under any circumstances.
  12. Candidates are advised to fill their correct and active e-mail addresses and mobile number in the online application as correspondence may be made by the Commission through e-mail/ SMS.
  13. The candidates must carry at least one latest photo-bearing identification proof such as Driving License, Voter Card, Aadhaar Card, Identity Card issued by University/ College, Income Tax Pan Card, etc in original to the Examination Venue, failing which they shall not be allowed to appear for the same.
  14. Mobiles and other electronic gadgets including Bluetooth devices are banned within the premises of the examination centers. Possession of such equipment whether in use or in switch off mode, during the examination will be considered as use of unfair means. Candidature of such candidates will be cancelled. They will be liable for further action including initiation of criminal proceedings and debarment from commission’s examination up to 3 (three) years, as may be decided by the commission.
  15. In case of Fake/ fabricated application/ registration by misusing any dignitaries name/ photo, such candidate/ cyber cafe will be held responsible for the same and liable for suitable legal action under cyber/ IT act.
  16. lAA the posts carry All India Service Liability (AISL) i.e. the candidate, on selection, may be asked to serve anywhere in the country

SSC CHSL 2020: Centers for Examination

A candidate must indicate the Center(s) in the online Application Form in which he/ she desires to take the examination. Details about the Examination Centers and Regional Offices under whose jurisdiction these Examination Centers are located are as follows:

Examination Centers &
Center Code
SSC Region and
States/ UTs under
the jurisdiction of
the Region
Address of the Regional
Offices/ Website
Agra(3001), Allahabad(3003),
Bareilly(3005), Gorakhpur(3007) ,
Kanpur(3009), Lucknow(3010),
Meerut(3011), Varanasi(3013),
Bhagalpur(3201), Muzaffarpur(3205),Patna(3206)
Central Region (CR)/
Bihar and Uttar
Regional Director (CR),
Staff Selection
21-23, Lowther Road,
Uttar Pradesh-211002.
Gangtok(4001), Ranchi(4205),
Barasat(4402), Berhampore
(WB)(4403), Chinsurah (4405),
Jalpaiguri(4408), Kolkata(4410),
Malda(4412), Midnapur(4413),
Siliguri(4415), Berhampore(Odisha)
(4602), Bhubaneshwar(4604),
Cuttack(4605), Keonjhargarh(4606),
Sambalpur(4609), Port Blair (4802)
Eastern Region (ER)/
Andaman &
Nicobar Islands,
Jharkhand, Odisha,
Sikkim and West
Regional Director (ER),
Staff Selection
1st MSO Building,(8th
Floor), 234/4,
Acharya Jagadish
Chandra Bose
Road, Kolkata,
West Bengal-700020
Bangalore(9001), Dharwar(9004),
Gulbarga(9005), Mangalore(9008),
Mysore(9009), Kochi(9204),
Thiruvananthapuram(9211), Thrissur(9212)
Karnataka, Kerala
Region (KKR)/
Karnataka and
Regional Director (KKR),
Staff Selection
Commission, 1st Floor,
“E” Wing, Kendriya
Sadan, Koramangala,
Bhopal(6001), Chindwara(6003),
Guna(6004), Gwalior(6005),
Indore(6006), Jabalpur(6007),
Khandwa(6009), Ratlam(6011),
Satna(6014), Sagar(6015),
Ambikapur(6201), Bilaspur(6202)
Jagdalpur(6203), Raipur(6204),
Madhya Pradesh
Sub-Region (MPR)/
Chhattisgarh and
Madhya Pradesh
Dy. Director (MPR),
Staff Selection
J-5, Anupam Nagar,
Almora(2001), Dehradun(2002),
Haldwani(2003), Srinagar
Haridwar(2005), Delhi(2201),
Ajmer(2401), Alwar(2402),
Bharatpur(2403), Bikaner(2404),
Jaipur(2405), Jodhpur(2406),
Kota(2407), Sriganganagar(2408),
Northern Region (NR)/
NCT of Delhi,
Rajasthan and
Regional Director (NR),
Staff Selection Commission,
Block No. 12,
CGO Complex, Lodhi
Road, New Delhi-110003
Anantnag(1001), Baramula(1002),
Jammu(1004), Leh(1005),
Srinagar(J&K)(1007), Kargil(1008),
Dodda (1009), Hamirpur(1202),
Shimla(1203), Bhathinda (1401),
Jalandhar(1402), Patiala(1403),
Amritsar(1404), Chandigarh(1601)
North Western
Sub-Region (NWR)/
Haryana, Himachal
Pradesh, Jammu
and Kashmir and
Dy. Director (NWR),
Staff Selection
Block No. 3, Ground
Floor, Kendriya Sadan,
Sector-9, Chandigarh160009
Guntur(8001), Kurnool(8003),
Rajahmundry(8004), Tirupati(8006),
Vijaywada(8008), Chennai(8201),
Coimbatore(8202), Madurai(8204),
Tiruchirapalli(8206), Tirunelveli(8207),
Puducherry(8401), Hyderabad(8601),
Nizamabad(8602), Warangal(8603)
Southern Region (SR)/
Andhra Pradesh,
Puducherry, Tamil
Nadu and
Regional Director (SR),
Staff Selection
Commission, 2nd Floor, EVK
Sampath Building,
DPI Campus,
College Road, Chennai,
Tamil Nadu-600006
Vadodara(7002), Rajkot(7006),
Surat(7007), Bhavnagar(7009),
Kutch(7010), Amravati(7201),
Kolhapur(7203), Mumbai(7204),
Nagpur(7205), Nanded (7206),
Nashik(7207), Pune(7208),
Thane(7210), Bhandara(7211),
Chandrapur(7212), Akola(7213),
Jalgaon(7214), Ahmednagar(7215),
Alibaug(7216), Panaji(7801)
Western Region
Dadra and Nagar
Haveli, Daman and
Diu, Goa, Gujarat
and Maharashtra
Regional Director (WR),
Staff Selection
Commission,1st Floor,
South Wing,
Pratishtha Bhawan,
101, Maharshi Karve
Road, Mumbai,
Itanagar(5001), Dibrugarh(5102),
Jorhat(5107), Silchar(5111),
Kohima(5302), Shillong(5401),
Ukhrul(5503), Agartala(5601),
North Eastern
Region (NER)/
Arunachal Pradesh,
Assam, Manipur,
Mizoram, Nagaland
and Tripura.
Regional Director (NER),
Staff Selection
Housefed Complex,
Last Gate-Basistha
Road, P. O. Assam
Sachivalaya, Dispur,
Guwahati, Assam781006

SSC CHSL 2020 Resolution of Tie Cases

In the event of a tie in scores of candidates in Tier-I+Teir-II examinations, merit will be decided by applying the following criteria, one after another, till the tie is resolved:

  1. Total marks of Tier-II Examination.
  2. Total marks in Tier-I Examination.
  3. Date of birth, with older candidate placed higher.
  4. Alphabetical order in which the first names of the candidates appear.

SSC CHSL Educational Qualification Code

Educational Qualification Code Code
Certificate 03
Diploma 04
BA 05
BA (Hons.) 06
B. Com. 07
B.Com. (Hons.) 08
B.Sc. 09
B.Sc. (Hons.) 10
B. Ed. 11
LLB 12
BE 13
B. Tech 14
AMIE (Part A & Part B) 15
B.Sc. (Engg.) 16
BCA 17
BBA 18
Graduation issued by Defence
(Indian Army, Air Force, Navy)
B. Lib. 20
B. Pharm. 21
CA 23
PG Diploma 24
MA 25
M.Com. 26
M. Sc. 27
M.Ed. 28
LLM 29
ME 30
M. Tech. 31
M. Sc. (Engg.) 32
MCA 33
MBA 34
Others 35

SSC CHSL 2020 Admit Card

SSC will release the CHSL Admit Card after the application process is over in the month of march. The expected date is generally 10-15 days before the exam date, which means the tentative date could be towards the beginning of the March.

SSC CHSL 2020 Answer Key

SSC will release the CHSL Answer Key after the Examination is over. The expected date is generally 10 days after the commencement of the exam, which means the tentative date could be towards the beginning of the April.

SSC CHSL 2020 Result

Staff Selection Commission will declare the Result for SSC CHSL Tier 1 in the month of April after around one month of the commencement of the exam.

Candidates are requested to stay updated with this website for the details of CHSL 2020 for Admit card, result and all the important information. These will be updated as soon as they are released officially.
Stay updated with the website to check details of the same!

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