SSC CHSL Cut Off 2019 – Check Category Wise Cut Off Marks

The Tier 1 SSC CHSL Exam was conducted from 1st to 11th July 2019. This post will take you through the Expected SSC CHSL Cut Off 2019 and Previous Year Cut Off Marks for the Combined Higher Secondary Level Exam. The Official Cut Off will be updated on the Staff Selection Commission website @ Candidates who clear the Tier 1 SSC CHSL Cut Off 2019 will be eligible to sit for Tier 2 Descriptive test

LATEST: The Staff Selection Commission has released the SSC CHSL Final Results 2017 along with the cut off marks. The Exam Conducting Authority has declared the SSC CHSL Cut Off marks based on the candidate’s performance in Skill Test.

ssc chsl cut off

Stage 1 Result: Staff Selection Commission has released the Tier 1 SSC CHSL Result 2019 along with the Cut Off on 12th September. The detailed Cut Off List for all posts and categories has been mentioned below.

Answer Key: SSC CHSL Answer Key for Tier 1 was released on 22nd July 2019.

SSC CHSL Tier 2 Exam: Candidates who clear the CHSL Tier 1 Cut Off will be eligible to sit for the Stage 2 Descriptive test to be held on 29th September

SSC CHSL Cut off 2019

Staff Selection Commission organizes the Combined Higher Secondary Level Exam annually to recruit for different departments & organizations in the Government of India.

  • The SSC CHSL Tier 1 Cut Off out on 12th September 2019.
  • SSC CHSL 2019 Vacancy is 5789 for multiple the post of Postal Assistants/Sorting Assistants (PA/SA), Data Entry Operator (DEO), Lower Divisional Clerk (LDC) and Court Clerk.
  • Cut off for each tier is released separately. Candidates who clear the SSC CHSL Tier 1 exam and secured marks above the mentioned cutoff will be shortlisted for Tier 2.
  • The Tier 2 cut off is expected to be declared on October 2019. The qualifying marks for the Tier 2 exam is 33%.
  • Overall SSC CHSL Cut off will be out in December 2019.
  • Preparing candidates should go through the SSC CHSL Preparation Tips for Stage 2 exam.

SSC CHSL Cut Off  Tier 1 2019

  1. The maximum marks that a candidate can get in the Tier 1 paper is 200.
  2. There is no sectional cut off for Tier 1.
  3. The CHSL Tier 1 Cut Off is expected to be high due to lakhs of students appearing for the exam.

Take a look at the SSC CHSL Tier 1 Cut Off 2019

Category/Posts DEO 
(Other than 
in C&AG
and PA/SA
UR ( General Candidates) 181.47 165.93 135.60
SC 145.52 110.09
ST 136.74 99.09
OBC 178.45 161.72 133.74
EWS 163.75 127.25
ESM 117.13 56.11
OH 129.42 102.75
HH 98.86 58.43
VH 84.87
Other PWD 50.00
Total Candidates
175 2330 45101

SSC CHSL Cut Off for Tier 2 2019

  • The CHSL Tier 2 paper is a descriptive paper which is conducted offline.
  • The Tier 2 result is announced as a total of Tier 1 + Tier 2 marks.
  • Candidates must get at least 33% in SSC CHSL Tier 2 exam to qualify for the next step.

The following table will give an idea about the Expected Cut off for Tier 2 examination

Category SSC CHSL Cut Off Tier 2
General 200-218.50
OBC 178-194
SC 182.50-190
ST 150-160.50
OH 138.50-148
VH 115.50-120
HH 88-118
ESM 80.50-130

SSC CHSL Expected Final Cut Off

The Final Cut Off for the CHSL exam will be a combination of all 3 Tiers.

  • Tier 3 is a typing exam which tests the candidates on the writing speed and accuracy.
  • The Tier 3 test is qualifying in nature.

Following table depicts the official Final Expected CHSL Cut Off 2019

GeneraL 204
OBC 196
SC 185.5
ST 175.5
OH 177
VH 173
HH< 146.5
EXS 154

How is the Cut Off Calculated?

  1. Tier 1 Cut Off is calculated by grading the MCQ paper based on the correction criteria.
  2. For each correct question, the candidate is awarded 2 Marks.
  3. Each incorrect question in Tier 1 exam, there is a markdown of 0.5 marks.
  4. Tier 2 is a descriptive test that is graded on the student’s grammar and writing ability.
  5. Tier 3 is qualifying in nature and calculates the person’s typing speed & accuracy.
  6. The Final SSC Combined Higher Secondary Level Cut Off is a combination of Tier 1 + Tier 2 + Qualifying Tier 3.

Factors Affecting the SSC CHSL Cut Off

Staff Selection Commission goes through various factors affecting that influence the Cut Off for CHSL (10+2).

  1. The total number of candidates appearing for the Exam determines the level of competition.
  2. Difficulty level of the paper is also a factor that determines the Cut Off for SSC CHSL.

SSC CHSL Previous Year Cut Off

A total of 48,404 candidates qualified the SSC CHSL Tier 1 Cut Off Marks 2017 and appeared for the Tier 2 exam. Given below is the Previous Year SSC CHSL Cut Off Marks for all categories.

⇒ SSC CHSL Tier I 2017 – Official Cut Off Marks

Category Cut off
General or UR 143.50
OBC 139.00
SC 122.50
ST 112.00
VH 95.50
OH 111.50
HH 73.50
EXS 83.00

⇒ SSC CHSL Tier I 2016 – Cut Off Marks

Category Cut off
General or UR 127.50
OBC 120.0
SC 108.0
ST 99.0
VH 96.0
OH 97.50
HH 65.0
EXS 64.50
*Staff Selection Commission also released Final Revised Cut Off 2016

SSC CHSL Previous Year Cut Off – 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011

Here are the Official previous year’s SSC CHSL cut off marks of 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011 year.

⇒ SSC CHSL Tier I – Previous Year’s Cut Off

Category SSC CHSL Cutoff Marks
2013 2012 2011
General 119 120 122 127 117 129 107.5 111.75
OBC 110  108 111 117 110 120 103 106.5
SC 99  95 100 104 97 109 86 96.25
ST 89.5  86 88 95 90 101 69.25 90
VH 83.5  82 88 93 99 93 60 70
OH 88  84 88 95 90 101 77.75 90
HH 55  53 73 71 58 70 60 70
EXS 45.5  53 82 75 77 93 88.75 75.5

There are various errors found in SSC CHSL Tier I tentative answer key 2017. Due to which SSC has extended the date to challenge the answer key till 26th April 2018. To know all the details go through the link below:

 SSC CHSL Cut Off 2019: Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)


What is the basis of determining the SSC CHSL Cutoff? Section-wise or overall?
The SSC CHSL Cutoff will be decided on an overall basis.
Can we trust various websites with SSC CHSL Cutoff?
It depends on the credibility of the website you’re visiting to check the cut-off. We suggest that the official cut off be checked directly through the official website-
What if I am not able to clear the SSC CHSL cutoff this year?
You can always appear for the SSC CHSL Exam again next year with more preparation. There is no limit for the number of attempts for the Combined Higher Secondary Level Exam. You can sit for the exam as long as you meet the Eligibility Criteria.
What is the cutoff for SSC Chsl 2018-19?
The Expected Tier 1 Cut Off for SSC CHSL 2018-19 is 146 for General Candidates.
Is there sectional cut off in SSC Chsl 2019?
There is no sectional cut off in the SSC CHSL Examination.
Is there any negative marking in SSC Chsl?
Yes, there will be a deduction of 0.50 marks for each incorrect answer.
How many vacancies are there in SSC Chsl 2019?
SSC has announced 5789 vacancies for SSC CHSL 2019 Recruitment
Will the SSC CHSL Cut Off be high this time?
SSC CHSL 2019 Expected Cut Off is 146 for General Candidates which is a bit higher than last time when we saw cut-off of 143.50
When will the SSC CHSL Tier 1 Cut Off be out?
SSC will release the Tier 1 CHSL Cut Off with the Result on 11th September 2019.
What is the best post in SSC CHSL Exam?
All Posts have their pros and you can decide based on your priorities. SSC CHSL hires for the post of Postal Assistants, DEO ( Data Entry Operator), Lower Division Clerk.

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