What is SSC CHSL?
SSC CHSL stands for Staff Selection Commission Combined Higher Secondary Level. It is a competitive examination conducted by the Staff Selection Commission (SSC) in India for recruitment to various posts in government ministries, departments, and offices.
What are the posts offered through SSC CHSL?
SSC CHSL offers recruitment for the following posts:
Lower Division Clerk (LDC)
Data Entry Operator (DEO)
Postal Assistant (PA)
Sorting Assistant (SA)
What is the eligibility criteria for SSC CHSL?
Candidates must have completed their 12th standard or equivalent examination from a recognized board or university. The age limit generally ranges from 18 to 27 years, with some relaxations for reserved categories.
How is the SSC CHSL exam conducted?
The SSC CHSL examination is conducted in three stages:
Tier-I: Computer-based objective test.
Tier-II: Descriptive paper in pen and paper mode ,Skill test or typing test, as applicable.
What is the syllabus for SSC CHSL Tier-I?
Tier-I includes sections on General Intelligence, English Language, Quantitative Aptitude, and General Awareness. Questions are of the objective type.
What is the syllabus for SSC CHSL Tier-II?
Tier-II involves a descriptive paper where candidates have to write an essay and letter/application. The paper is designed to test the writing skills of the candidates.
Is there a negative marking in SSC CHSL Tier-I?
Yes, there is a negative marking of 0.50 marks for each wrong answer in Tier-I.
Is there any age relaxation for reserved category candidates?
Yes, candidates belonging to SC, ST, OBC, PwD, and other specified categories are eligible for age relaxation as per government rules.
How can I apply for SSC CHSL?
You can apply for SSC CHSL by visiting the official SSC website (www.ssc.nic.in) and filling out the online application form during the application period.
When is the SSC CHSL exam conducted?
The exam dates for SSC CHSL are notified through official SSC notifications. Generally, the Tier-I exam is conducted in the first half of the year, followed by Tier-II and Tier-III.
What is the salary for SSC CHSL posts?
The salary for SSC CHSL posts varies depending on the specific post and the location of posting. However, it is typically in the range of INR 20,000 to INR 35,000 per month.
Can I appear for SSC CHSL if I am in the final year of my 12th class?
No, candidates must have completed their 12th standard or equivalent examination by the time of application.
How can I prepare for SSC CHSL?
You can prepare for SSC CHSL by referring to official SSC CHSL syllabus and previous year question papers. Many coaching institutes also offer preparation materials and classes.
What is the selection process for SSC CHSL?
The selection process includes Tier-I, Tier-II, and Tier-III examinations. The final selection is based on the combined performance in all these stages.
How can I download the SSC CHSL admit card?
You can download the admit card from the official SSC website. Admit cards are usually released a few weeks before each tier of the examination.