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SSC CHSL 2024 Exam Date Out, CBT Tier 1 Exam Schedule

The SSC CHSL 2024 Notification was released on the official website at www.ssc.gov.in for 3712 vacancies for posts such as LDC, JSA, PA, SA, and DEO. Candidates interested in this recruitment can go through the article to get all the information such as vacancy details, exam pattern, syllabus, salary, and other important details.

SSC CHSL 2024 Exam Date

The SSC CHSL Exam 2024 is scheduled to be held from 1st to 12th July 2024 at various centres across India. As per the SSC Calendar 2024, the SSC CHSL Exam for Tier 1 CBT will be held on 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, and 12th July 2024. The CHSL Admit Card 2024 is expected to be released in the last week of June 2024 for the 9 zones.

The posts for which the CHSL Exam are held are as follows:

  • Lower Division Clerks (LDC), Junior Secretariat Assistants (JSA)
  • Postal Assistants (PA)
  • Sorting Assistants (SA) and;
  • Data Entry Operators (DEO).

SSC CHSL 2024 Admit Card

SSC CHSL Admit Card 2024 (Tier-1) will be released around a week before the exam date. To download the SSC CHSL Tier 1 Admit Card 2024 you need to have your SSC Registration no. and Password. Only after entering these two can you log in to obtain your admit card to appear for the SSC CHSL Exam 2024.

SSC CHSL 2024 Notification PDF

The SSC CHSL Notification 2024 PDF contains details like eligibility criteria, exam pattern, syllabus, online application and application status schedule, salary, and so on. The candidates need to go through the entire document to understand all important key details regarding the exam. The link to download the PDF is shared below. Download it and save it in your system or mobile phone.

SSC CHSL Notification 2024 Out – Download PDF 

SSC CHSL 2024 Exam

The SSC CHSL 2024 Exam is conducted every year for recruitment in many Ministries/ Departments/ Organizations of the govt. of India. The candidates can have a look at the overview from the table below.

SSC CHSL Recruitment 2024
Exam Name SSC CHSL (Staff Selection Commission-Combined Higher Secondary Level)
Conducting Body Staff Selection Commission (SSC)
Exam Level National Level
Vacancy 3712
SSC CHSL Posts Lower Division Clerk (LDC), Junior Secretariat Assistant (JSA), Postal Assistant (PA), Sorting Assistant (SA), and Data Entry Operator (DEO)
Exam Date 1st to 12th July 2024
SSC CHSL Selection Process
  • Tier-I: Online (CBT)
  • Tier-II: Online (CBT+ Skill Test)
  • Document Verification
Exam Language English and Hindi
Exam Helpdesk No. 011-24361359
Job Location All over India
Official Website www.ssc.gov.in

SSC CHSL 2024 Exam Dates

The dates for the SSC CHSL Notification 2024 and Tier 1 Exam dates have been announced by the officials. Check the table below for more details.

SSC CHSL 2024 Exam Dates
Events Dates
Notification Release 8th April 2024
Apply Online Starts 8th April 2024
Last Date to Apply 7th May 2024
Payment of Application Fee Last Date 8th May 2024
Correction Window 10th and 11th May 2024
Admit Card Last week of June 2024
SSC CHSL Exam Date 2024 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, and 12th July 2024

SSC CHSL 2024 Vacancy

SSC has released a total number of 3712 vacancies for Lower Division Clerk (LDC), Junior Secretariat Assistant (JSA), Postal Assistant (PA), Sorting Assistant (SA), and Data Entry Operator (DEO) posts with the official notification. The year-wise vacancies released for SSC CHSL are discussed below.

Year LDC/ JSA PA/ SA DEO Court Clerk Total
2024 TBA TBA 3712
2023 NA 1600
2022 3185 898 42 601 4726
2021 3181 3598 26 88 4893
2020 2359 3880 02 56 5789
2019 2648 3222 02 917 6789
2018 898 2359 02 NA 3259

SSC CHSL 2024 Application Form

The Online Application for SSC CHSL 2024 started with the release of the notification on 8th April 2024. Candidates who want to apply for the Lower Division Clerk (LDC), Junior Secretariat Assistant (JSA), Postal Assistant (PA), Sorting Assistant (SA), and Data Entry Operator (DEO) Post can fill out the SSC CHSL Online Application Form 2024 on the website @ssc.gov.in. The online application fee for General/OBC candidates is Rs. 100; no fee will be required for the SC/ST/Ex-Serviceman/Female.

SSC CHSL 2024 Eligibility Criteria

All the aspiring candidates who are dreaming of SSC CHSL jobs will have to abide by all the SSC CHSL Eligibility Criteria as decided by the SSC Commission. 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. All the aspiring candidates of SSC CHSL 2024 have to abide by all the Eligibility Criteria decided by the Commission.

Nationality

A candidate must be either:

  1.  a citizen of India, or
  2.  a subject of Nepal, or
  3.  a subject of Bhutan, or
  4.  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 to permanently settle in India.

Educational Qualification (1/8/2024)

The educational qualification varies according to the post the candidate applying for. The educational qualification according to the vacancy applied is as follows:

  1. (A) The basic requirement is a pass certificate in class 12th from a recognized board or university.
  2. (B) For the post of DEO in the office of the Comptroller and Auditor General of India (C&AG), applicants must have studied science and mathematics as the main subjects in Class 12th.

Age Limit (1/8/2024)

  1. The age of candidates must be between 18 to 27 years.
  2. SSC CHSL Age Relaxation: As per government guidelines age relaxation in SSC CHSL 2024 is given in the table below:
No. Category  Permissible age relaxation beyond the upper age limit
 01  SC/ ST  5 years
 02  OBC  3 years
 03  Persons with Disabilities (PwD-Unreserved)  10 years
 04  PwD + OBC  13 years
 05  PwD + SC/ ST  15 years
 06  Ex-Servicemen  03 years after deduction of the military service rendered from the actual age as on the closing date.
07 Candidates who had ordinarily been domiciled in the State of Jammu & Kashmir during the period from 1st January 1980 to 31st December 1989. 5 years
08 Defence Personnel is disabled in operation during hostilities with any foreign country or in a disturbed area and released as a consequence thereof. 3 years
09 Defence Personnel is disabled in operation during hostilities with any foreign country or in a disturbed area and released as a consequence thereof (SC/ ST). 8 years
10 Central Government Civilian Employees: Those who have rendered not less than 3 years of regular and continuous service as of the closing date for receipt of online applications. Up to 40 years of age
11 Central Government Civilian Employees: Those who have rendered not less than 3 years of regular and continuous service as of the 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

SSC CHSL Selection Process

  1. SSC CHSL 2024 Selection Process consists of Tier 1, Tier 2, and Skill Test/Computer Proficiency Test (for some posts) and the result is based on the result of all two tiers.
  2. Candidates need to qualify for each tier to appear in the subsequent tier.
  3. The final selection list is prepared by shortlisting applicants based on their cumulative performance across the first two tiers.
  4. After qualifying all three tiers the candidates will be called for the Document Verification.
  5. Candidates will be allotted to the various departments for the post of Postal Assistant/Sorting Assistants, Data Entry Operators, Lower Divisional Clerks, and Court Clerks based on their merit and preference of post.

SSC CHSL 2024 Exam Pattern

The latest SSC CHSL Exam Pattern is explained in the tables below. SSC CHSL 2024 comprises three Tiers. Tier I is mainly screening exams and scoring.

Tier Type Mode
Tier – I Objective Multiple Choice Computer-Based (online)
Tier – II Tier II will include the following three sections having two modules each Computer-Based (online)

In Tier I, there will be a negative marking of 0.50 for each wrong answer. After qualifying for Tier-I of the SSC CHSL 2024 Examination. Candidates have to appear for Tier II. Tier 2 will be held in 2 sessions: Session 1 consists of 3 sections and Session 2 consists of 1 section and there is a negative marking of 1 mark for each wrong answer in Section 1, Section,-2 and Module I of Section 3.

SSC CHSL 2024 Syllabus

SSC CHSL Syllabus for Tier I comprises four Sections that are mentioned below:

  1. General Knowledge
  2. Quantitative Aptitude
  3. General Reasoning
  4. 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 Allegation
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

SSC CHSL Previous Year Question Papers

Candidates who have applied for the SSC CHSL 2024 Post must start preparing for the exam which is to be conducted in June/July 2024. You can start your preparation by going through the SSC CHSL Syllabus and the Previous Year Question Papers.

This will help you in gauging the idea about the trend of questions asked in the exam. To download the SSC CHSL Previous Year Question Papers, you can click on the link below.

SSC CHSL 2024 Salary

Check the CHSL Salary for various posts in the table below along with the pay scale.

SSC CHSL Salary
SSC CHSL Posts SSC CHSL Pay Scale
Junior Secretariat Assistant (JSA) 19,900-63,200
Lower Divisional Clerk (LDC) 19,900-63,200
Sorting Assistant (SA) 25,500-81,100
Postal Assistant (PA) 25,500-81,100
DEO (Grade A) 25,500-81,100
Data Entry Operator (DEO) 25,500-81,100

SSC CHSL Salary After 7th Pay Commission

SSC has modified the SSC CHSL Salary Structure for all the Posts after the 7th Pay Commission. SSC CHSL Salary structure after the implementation of the 7th Pay Commission in 2017 is given below:

SSC CHSL Salary Structure
Post City Basic Pay HRA TA Gross Salary In  Hand
DEO X 25500 6120 3600 35220 31045
Y 25500 4080 1800 31380 27205
Z 25500 2040 1800 29340 25165
LDC X 19900 4776 1350 26026 22411
Court Clerk X 19900 3184 900 23984 20369
PA/SA X 19900 1592 900 22392 18777

Learn more about the SSC CHSL Salary here.

SSC CHSL Previous Year Cut-Off

Staff Selection Commission releases CHSL Cut Off marks post-wise and category-wise along with the result. The candidate has to score minimum cut-off marks to qualify for the next round of the selection process. For your convenience, you can have a look at the SSC CHSL Previous Year’s Cut-Off

SSC CHSL Tier 1 Cut Off 2023
Category LDC/JSA CAG & DCA Other Posts
UR 153.91142 169.92585 169.28877
SC 136.41166 157.67965 157.32139
ST 124.52592 168.77506
OBC 152.26953 169.92585 154.58030
EWS 151.09782 169.28877
ESM  102.47651 126.84662
OH  132.44172
HH  94.08797 115.87954
VH  132.21752
PwD – Other  115.27865

SSC CHSL Typing Test 2024

Module II of Section III for the SSC CHSL includes the Skill Test/Typing Test, which is conducted in Session II on the same day as the other tests. This test is qualifying, and its evaluation follows the guidelines provided on the Commission’s website. Errors in the Skill Test are calculated up to 2 decimal places for accuracy assessment. The Skill Test/Typing Test is conducted according to the scheme outlined by the Commission, ensuring a standardized and fair evaluation process for all candidates.

SSC CHSL Preparation Tips

Preparation for the SSC CHSL exam requires a strategic approach and consistent effort. Begin by understanding the exam pattern and syllabus thoroughly. Focus on strengthening your basics in English, Mathematics, General Intelligence, and General Awareness. Regular practice through mock tests and previous year question papers can help candidates identify areas for improvement. Time management during the exam is crucial, so practice solving questions within the allotted time frames. Check the basic SSC CHSL Preparation Tips below.

  • Understand the exam pattern and syllabus thoroughly.
  • Strengthen basics in English, Mathematics, General Intelligence, and General Awareness.
  • Practice regularly using mock tests and previous year’s question papers.
  • Manage your time effectively during the exam.
  • Stay updated with current affairs.
  • Practice typing regularly for the Skill Test/Typing Test.
  • Maintain a positive mindset and stay motivated.

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FAQs

Q. When will SSC CHSL 2024 Notification be released?

Ans. The SSC CHSL 2024 Notification has been released on 8th April 2024.

Q. How much percentage is required in the 12th Class for SSC CHSL?

Ans: There is no bar on percentage, anyone who had passed the 12th class can fill the SSC CHSL Application.

Q. Is the SSC CHSL exam online or offline?

Ans. SSC CHSL Tier 1 exam is an online exam while Tier 2 is CBT mode.

Q. What is the age limit for SSC CHSL.?

Ans: The candidate's age must be between 18 and 27 years to be eligible for SSC CHSL 2023.

Q. Is there any negative marking on the SSC CHSL examination?

Ans: Yes, 0.25 marks will be deducted for wrong answers.

Q. Is it mandatory to appear for all the tiers of the SSC CHSL exam?

Ans: Yes, candidates need to appear for all the tiers of the exam to qualify for the SSC CHSL exam.

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