SSC CHSL 2020 exam is conducted by the Staff Selection Commission (SSC) every year to select eligible candidates for various posts such as DEO, Postal Assistant, LDC and Sorting Assistant. Every year, a large number of eligible candidates give this examination with a sole dream to join Central Government body and avail all the perks imparted to them by the Government of India.

SSC CHSL Admit Card 2020 Out

SSC CHSL Admit Card 2019 for Tier-I Exam has been released by SSC for different regions. The admit card for SSC CHSL 2019-20 Tier I exam has been released separately for different regions. Candidates can download their SSC CHSL Tier-I 2020 Admit Card by clicking on the link mentioned below.

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SSC CHSL Application Status 2020 Out

SSC Has released the North Region application status for SSC CHSL 2020 Tier 1 exam. Candidates who have successfully applied for SSC CHSL Tier 1 Exam can check the application status for all region by clicking given below link:

SSC CHSL Application Status Link for All Region

SSC CHSL 2019-20 Exam Dates

The exam dates for the SSC CHSL 2019 has been announced. The tentative schedule has been put forth by Staff Selection Commission of India. Candidates can check the new exam dates for SSC CHSL 2019 below.

Let’s look at the detailed Examination Schedule for SSC CHSL 2019 exam

Activity SSC CHSL 2019-20 Dates
Application form start from 3rd December 2019
Last date for registration 10th January 2020
SSC CHSL Tier-1 Exam 17th March 2020 to 28th March 2020
SSC CHSL Tier-2 Exam 28th June 2020
Typing/Skill Test To be announced

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SSC CHSL Online Application 2019

SSC CHSL 2019-20 Online Application is started from 3rd December 2019. Application fee for SSC CHSL 2019 is Rs. 100/- Candidates belonging to SC/ST/OBC/PWD category are exempted from paying the application fees. Female candidates as well as Ex-Servicemen are also exempted from paying the application fees. SSC CHSL 2019-20 Online Application will close from 10th January 2020. Candidates who aspire to start their career right after completing the higher secondary education, can apply for SSC CHSL 2019. 

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SSC CHSL Vacancy 2019-20

SSC CHSL 2019 vacancies has been announced by SSC at official website on 7th January 2020. Staff Selection Commission of India has announced the Vacancy for SSC CHSL 2019 Exam. A total of 4893 vacancies have been announced for LDC/JSA, PA/SA & DEO. Canddiates can check post wise vacancy by below table:

Posts Vacancy
LDC/JSA 1269
PA/SA 3598
DEO 26
Total 4893

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SSC CHSL 2020 Exam Pattern

There are three levels in SSC CHSL exam that have to be cleared by the candidates in order to get selected for various posts in the Government Offices. SSC CHSL Tier I is Objective Multiple Choice Question, Tier II is Descriptive Paper in English/Hindi and Tier III is Computer Proficiency Test

Tier Type Mode
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 Tier-1 Exam Pattern

Section Subject No of Questions Max Marks Exam Duration
1 General Intelligence and Reasoning 25 50 60 minutes
2 General Awareness 25 50
3 Quantitative Aptitude 25 50
4 English Comprehension 25 50
Total 100 200

SSC CHSL Tier-II Exam Pattern

SSC CHSL Tier-II is a descriptive test that is designed to test the written skills of the candidates in English/Hindi. The paper would demand writing of an Essay of 200-250 words and Letter/Application writing of approximately 150-200 words. The minimum qualifying marks in Tier-II would be 33 per cent.

SSC CHSL Tier-III Exam Pattern

The Tier 3 of SSC CHSL Exam 2019 comprises of a couple of skill tests which are required for certain government posts.

SSC CHSL 2019 Syllabus

As SSC CHSL is conducted in three different levels, the syllabus of all the three sections is likely to be different. You must remain updated about the latest change in SSC CHSL syllabus and exam pattern to prepare effectively for SSC CHSL 2019.

SSC CHSL Tier-1 Syllabus

General Intelligence and Reasoning Quantitative Ability English Language General Awareness
Logical Reasoning Simplification Reading Comprehension History
Alphanumeric Series Profit & Loss Cloze Test Culture
Ranking/Direction/Alphabet Test Mixtures & Allegations Para jumbles Geography
Data Sufficiency Simple Interest & Compound Interest & Surds & Indices Miscellaneous Economic Scene
Coded Inequalities Work & Time Fill in the blanks General Policy
Seating Arrangement Time & Distance Multiple Meaning/Error Spotting Scientific Research
Puzzle Mensuration – Cylinder, Cone, Sphere Paragraph Completion Awards and Honors
Tabulation Data Interpretation One Word Substitution Books and Authors
Syllogism Ratio & Proportion, Percentage Active/Passive Voice  
Blood Relations Number Systems    
Input Output Sequence & Series    
Coding Decoding Permutation, Combination &Probability    

To read the complete SSC CHSL Syllabus 2019 (for Tier I, II & III), please click on the link below:

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SSC CHSL Eligibility Criteria 2019

There are multiple criteria that a candidate must fulfill in order to be eligible for the SSC CHSL 2019 exam. The three major parameters for the same are the citizenship of the candidate, the age limit and the educational qualification.


A candidate must be either:

Age Limit

Age limit for the posts is 18-27 years as on 01-08-2019 (i.e. Candidates born not before 02-08-1992 and not later than 01-08-2001)

Permissible relaxation in Upper age limit

Category Age Limit
SC/ST 5 years
OBC 3 years
PwD (Unreserved) 10 years
PwD (OBC) 13 years
PwD (SC/ST) 15 years
Ex-Servicemen (ESM) 03 years after deduction of the military service rendered from the actual age as on closing date of receipt of online application.
Candidates who had ordinarily been domiciled in the State of Jammu & Kashmir during the period from 1st January 1980 to 31st December 1989 05 years
Defence Personnel disabled in operation during hostilities with any foreign country or in a disturbed area and released as a consequence thereof 03 years
Defence Personnel disabled in operation during hostilities with any foreign country or in a disturbed area and released as a consequence thereof (SC/ ST) 08 years
Central Government Civilian Employees: Who have rendered not less than 3 years regular and continuous service as on closing date for receipt of online applications. Up to 40 years of age
Central Government Civilian Employees: Who have rendered not less than 3 years regular and continuous service as on closing date for receipt of online applications. (SC/ ST) Up to 45 years of age
Widows/ Divorced Women/ Women judicially separated and who are not remarried. Up to 35 years of age
Widows/ Divorced Women/ Women judicially separated and who are not remarried (SC/ ST ) Up to 40 years of age
Service Clerks in the last year of their colour service in the Armed Forces Up to 45 years of age
Service Clerks in the last year of their colour service in the Armed Forces (SC/ ST) Up to 50 years of age
Retrenched census employees of the office of Registrar General of India (They will be considered only for offices under RGI in their order of merit and subject to availability of vacancies ) 3 years plus length of service rendered by them in connection with census, before retrenchment and weightage of past service

Educational Qualification

For LDC/ JSA, PA/ SA, DEO (except DEOs in C&AG): must have passed 12th Standard or equivalent examination from a recognized Board or University

For Data Entry Operator (DEO) in the Office of Comptroller and Auditor General of India (C&AG): Must have passed 12th Standard in Science stream with Mathematics as a subject from a recognized Board or equivalent

Permissible relaxation in Upper age limit

SSC CHSL Exam Centre 2019

The details of the exam centre will be provided by SSC in their admission certificate that is issued 2-3 weeks before the commencement of the exam dates.

SSC CHSL 2017-18 Vacancy Updated

Staff Selection Commission of India has updated the vacancy for SSC CHSL 2017-18 Exam. Canddiates can check the updated vacancy from the table mentioned below.

Post Initial Vacancy Updated Vacancy (27th March 2018) Updated Vacancy (12th June 2018) Updated Vacancy (10th May 2019)
LDC/ JSA 898 910 1856 2587
PA/SA 2359 2359 3267 3267
DEO 02 02 02 41
Total 3259 3271 5134 5895

SSC CHSL 2019 Result

Staff Selection Commission of India will be releasing SSC CHSL Result 2019 for Tier-I Exam once the exam for the same has been conducted. Candidates will be able to check SSC CHSL 2019 Tier-I Result from the link mentioned below as soon as it has been released by SSC. To get further details on SSC CHSL 2019 Upcoming Result click on the link given below.

SSC CHSL 2019 Result

SSC CHSL 2019 Cut-Off

The cut off for SSC CHSL Tier 1 2018 has been released:

Cut-Off Marks 122.50 112.00 139.00 143.50 83.00 111.50 73.50 95.50
Candidates Available 8152 3959 15984 14371 3898* 904 545 605 48404*

SSC CHSL 2016-17 Cut Off

Cut-Off Marks Candidate Available
SC 108.00 7879
ST 99.00 3509
OBC 120.00 20813
Ex. S 64.50 4415
OH 97.50 1123
HH 65.00 509
VH 96.00 436
UR 127.50 14517
TOTAL 53201

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SSC CHSL Preparation 2019

SSC CHSL 2019 Tier I Exam consists of 4 sections - General Intelligence and Reasoning, General Awareness, Quantitative Aptitude and English Comprehension. The syllabus and type of questions asked in each section are different and therefore the a separate strategy needs to be adopted:

General Intelligence

  • This section tests the factual knowledge rather than practical approach
  • Aspirants must work on their building conceptual base by practicing through SSC CHSL mock papers
  • Candidates must focus on sharpening their focus and improving reasoning skills
  • Practicing via solving previous year papers is very important to score well in this section.

Quantitative Aptitude

  • This section tests the numeric sense of candidates and their command on numbers and formulae
  • Important topics to prepare in this section are computation of whole numbers, decimals, fractions, relationship, between the numbers, percentage, ratio and proportion, square roots, average, interest, profit and loss, discounts, partnership, mixtures and allegation etc.
  • Candidates must revise all the formulae to solve problems faster
  • Learning tricks and shortcuts can be helpful to score well here

General Awareness

  • This section is the easiest sections and candidates can score maximum marks here.
  • It is crucial to stay updated on the current affairs and recent events of national as well as international importance
  • Making notes of the recent happenings is recommended
  • Candidates must develop a habit of reading newspaper which will help them to stay updated on the current affairs
  • Aspirants must focus on History, Geography, Art & Culture, Indian Polity & Constitution, Science and Technology, Economy & Finance, while preparing for General Awareness under SSC CHSL tier 1.

English Comprehension

Candidates will be tested on their writing ability, grammar rules and comprehension. To ace this section, one must know the rules of grammar and practice the elimination technique.

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