SSC CHSL Post Preference (LDC/DEO) Code -Complete Guidelines

SSC CHSL Application Status

SSC CHSL Application form 2019: The Tier 1 SSC CHSL Exam has been conducted from 1st to 11th July 2019. This article will provide information on filling the form, payment information & documents required.


  • SSC CHSL Post Preference Form 2017 has been released by the commission. Selected Candidates can download the SSC CHSL 2017 Post Preference Form Pdf & choose their desired post.
  • The SSC CHSL 2017 Option Form will help the candidates in picking their desired post cum ministry/Department/Offices

How to fill the SSC CHSL Post Preference Form 2017

  1. Candidates will have an option to choose from the 49 posts mentioned in the form.
  2. The candidates should indicate their options, in order of preference, separately for the post in the
    following Format:
    I. Lower Division Clerk : Preference Code for Ministry/Departments/ Offices
  3. The SSC CHSL Salary will help in knowing about the Pay Grade & In-hand salary details.
  4. Staff Selection Commission has released the Tentative SSC CHSL Vacancy 2017. Before filling in your preference in the Option form, candidates can go through the Vacancy in each post.

SSC CHSL Application Form 2019

SSC concluded the online application process for Tier 1 SSC CHSL exam on 5th April 2019. On 15th April 2019, Staff Selection Commission published a link on its official website to check application status.

  • The SSC CHSL Admit Card 2019 has been released for all regions.
  • Applicants who can’t view their admit card can check their application status through the link mentioned in this post.
  • The Tier 1 CHSL result will be announced in August 2019. The selected candidates will need to download their Hall Ticket for CHSL Tier 2 exam, expected to be released in September 2019.
  • Stay updated with all SSC CHSL Exam Dates to be ready for events in advance.

SSC CHSL Application Form Status

The candidates can check their form status by following the steps given below:

  1. Visit the official website of SSC or check your Application Status through our direct link.
  2. Click on the Option ‘Application Form Status’
  3. A new page will appear where candidates have to fill their registration number and password.
  4. Press Submit after filling the relevant information.
  5. View the status.

Exam Highlights – SSC CHSL Application Form

The candidates must check the following table in order to know the SSC CHSL Main Highlights:

CHSL Full Form Combined Higher Secondary Level
Conducting Body Staff Selection Commission
Total Vacancies 5789
Online Registration starts on 5th March 2019
Online Registration Last Date 5th April 2019
Official Website

Important Exam Dates: SSC CHSL Application Form

There are certain important exam dates for SSC CHSL. All candidates must check in the following table:

Events Dates of SSC CHSL 2019 Dates of SSC CHSL 2019
SSC CHSL application form to begin on March 5, 2019 December 12, 2019
Last date to apply online April 5, 2019 January 10, 2020
Last date of fee payment April 5, 2019 January 10, 2020
Editing of SSC CHSL application form April 5, 2019 January 10, 2020
SSC CHSL Tier 1 July 1 to 26, 2019 To be announced
SSC CHSL Tier 2 September 29, 2019 To be announced

NOTE: The official notice has been updated. The SSC authorities have modified the ‘Username‘ for signing in to the ‘Online Application System‘ for the candidates from ‘Email ID‘ to ‘Registration Number‘ only in order to better working of Online Application System.

When the candidates are logging in to the Online Application System, they must use their Registration number other than Email id.

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Eligibility for SSC CHSL Application Form

View the following table to know about the Eligibility Criteria for SSC CHSL

Age limit
  • Candidates must be 18 to 27 years as on August 1, 2019
  • Those born between August 2, 1992, and August 1, 2001, are eligible for SSC CHSL
Educational qualification Must have passed 10+2/HSC
Nationality A candidate must be either:

  • a citizen of India, or
  • a subject of Nepal, or
  • a subject of Bhutan, or
  • a Tibetan refugee who came over to India, before January 1, 1962, with the intention of permanently settling in India, or
  • 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 with the intention of permanently settling in India

SSC CHSL Age-Relaxation

The following table has the approved age relaxation for different categories

Category Age Relaxation
SC/ ST 5 years
OBC 3 years
Persons with Disabilities (PwD) 10 years
PwD + OBC 13 years
PwD + SC/ ST 15 years
Ex-Servicemen 03 years after deduction of the
military service rendered from
the actual age as on the closing
Central Govt. Civilian Employees who have rendered not less than years regular and continuous service as on Closing date. Up to 40 years of age
Central Govt. Civilian Employees (SC/ ST)
who have rendered not less than 3 years regular and continuous service as on
Closing date.
Up to 45 years of age
Candidates who had ordinarily been domiciled in the State of Jammu & Kashmir during the period from 1 st January
1980 to 31 st December 1989
5 years
Widows/ Divorced Women/ Women
judicially separated and who are not
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
Defense Personnel disabled in operation during hostilities with any foreign country or in a disturbed area and released as a
consequence thereof
3 years
Defense Personnel disabled in operation during hostilities with any foreign country or in a disturbed area and released as a
consequence thereof (SC/ ST)
8 (3+5) years
Service Clerks in the last year of their color service in the Armed Forces Up to 45 years of age
Service Clerks in the last year of their color service in the Armed Forces
(SC/ ST)
Up to 50 years of age
Retrenched census employees of 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 the length of service
rendered by them in connection
with the census, before
retrenchment, and weight of
past service

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SSC CHSL Grade Pay Salary

The table below has the SSC CHSL Grade Pay details of different posts:

Post Name Pay Band Grade Pay Gross Salary
LDC PB -1 (5200-20200) 1900 22,392-26,026
DEO PB -1 (5200-20200) 2400 29,340-35,220
Court Clerk PB -1 (5200-20200) 1900 22,392-26,026
PA/SA PB -1 (5200-20200) 2400 29,340-25,220

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Details to fill SSC CHSL Application Form

General guidelines to fill SSC CHSL Application Form

  • Candidates should go through the important instructions given in the form.
  • Check the Eligibility Criteria before applying.
  • Give the correct email id and phone number where they will receive their credentials.
  • There is an option to pay online & offline.
  • Payment mode is Debit/Credit/Net-Banking or Bank Challan.
  • When the registration id and password is sent to the candidate’s e-mail and phone number, they are supposed to keep it for future requirements.

Follow the instructions given in the table-

Candidate’s name The name should match the name in the class 10 certificate. The legal proof is needed in case of the name change.
Father’s name The name should match the name on class 10 certificate. The name change must be assisted with legal proof.
Mother’s name Same as registered in the class certificate or birth certificate.
Date of Birth As printed in the class 10 certificate

Go through the SSC CHSL Previous Year Question Papers

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SSC CHSL Payment Methods

There are two methods of payment for the SSC CHSL Application form:

  1. Offline mode (bank challan of SBI)
  2. Online mode  (Debit/Credit/SBI Net Banking)

Exam Fee: Rs.100/- (only for general category male candidates)

Specifications of Photograph

  • The size of the photo should be in between 4-12 kb
  • It should be in JPEG Format
  • Moreover, the resolution should be 100 pixels in width and 120 in height
  • The picture should be colored and very clear
  • The background of the photo must be light colored
  • The face of the candidate should be visible

Specifications of Signature

  • Firstly, candidates should sign on a white paper with black ink
  • The signature image must be very clear
  • Moreover, the size must be 1-12 kb
  • The picture should be in JPEG Format

How To Fill SSC CHSL Application Form?

The process of filling SSC CHSL Application form is very simple. The students can follow the steps given below in order to accurately fill the form:

Step 1

  • Go to the  official website of SSC.
  • Click on ‘Register for SSC CHSL’
  • Filll in the personal details like Name, Father’s Name, Phone number, E-mail address, etc.
  • Click on the Submit button.
  • You will get an OTP on the phone number or the e-mail id.
  • Input the OT.
  • You will get the registration id and password.

Stage-2 of the form

  • Now the login page appears on the screen

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  • Candidates must log in with the registration id and password
  • Then, candidates can fill their personal details in the form like Educational Qualification and many other details
  • You will be prompted to pay the application fee

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SSC CHSL Form Correction

All candidates must keep in mind that there is no option of SSC CHSL Form Correction. Once the candidate has filled in the details and submitted it, they cannot make any modifications after that.

SSC CHSL FAQs – Frequently Asked Questions


Q. How can we check the payment status of bank challan?

A. It takes 3 business days if one has paid the fee from bank challan. After 3 days, check the application form status, it will show the right information.

Q. How can I download the application form?

A. There is a print/apply button in the registration form. Click on it. The PDF is downloaded.

Q. How can I edit my application form?

A. Firstly, candidates can only edit the registration form two times. To edit the application form, candidates must visit the official website, click on ‘View/Edit Application Form’.

Q. I was making payment and the link got disconnected. What should I do?

A. If something like that happens, the candidate can always retry to do the payment. The candidates can try to make the payment via Net Banking/Debit/Credit Card


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