SSC CHSL Notification 2017- Complete Notification Details

SSC CHSL Notification 2017- Complete Notification Details

SSC CHSL Notification 2017- Get details of SSC CHSL 2017-18 notification with details of SSC CHSL 2017 application form, vacancy, exam pattern, syllabus & eligibility, cutoff etc.

SSC CHSL Notification 2017

SSC CHSL Notification 2017- Staff Selection Commission or SSC has been one of the biggest recruitment organizations India in public sector. Each year thousands of vacancies of SSC posts are filled due to a high demand for SSC jobs. In a country like India, people apply for Govt. jobs in huge numbers. During this year, the SSC CHSL exam would be conducted in Online mode.

The Staff Selection Commission Conducts Combined Higher Secondary Level(CHSL) exam on annual basis for recruitment in various Ministries/ Departments/ Organizations of the Government of India. The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) conducts the Combined Higher Secondary Level (CHSL, 10+2) exam for recruiting candidates in post of-SSC CHSL Recruitment 2017-

  • Postal Assistants/Sorting Assistants (PA/SA)
  • Data Entry Operator (DEO)
  • Lower Divisional Clerk (LDC)
  • Court Clerk

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Vacancies for SSC CHSL: (SSC CHSL Notification 2017)

Tentative vacancies for the posts of LDC/ JSA, Postal Assistant/ Sorting Assistant and DEO are 898, 2359, 2 and Data Entry Operator Grade”A”- Nil, respectively.

Post Vacancy
Lower Division Clerk (LDC)/ Junior Secretariat Assistant (JSA) 898
Postal Assistant (PA)/ Sorting Assistant (SA 2359
Data Entry Operator(DEO) 2
Data Entry Operator, Grade ‘A’: Nil

Pay Scale:

Post Pay Band 1 Grade Pay
Lower Division Clerk (LDC)/ Junior Secretariat Assistant (JSA) Rs. 5200-20200 Rs. 1900 (pre-revised)


Postal Assistant (PA)/ Sorting Assistant (SA Rs. 5200-20200  Rs.2400 (pre-revised)
Data Entry Operator(DEO) Rs. 5200-20200  Rs.2400 (pre-revised)
Data Entry Operator, Grade ‘A’: Rs. 5200-20200  Rs.2400 (pre-revised)


SSC CHSL 2017 Notification- Release Date: The notification for SSC CHSL 2017-18 released on 18th November 2017.

SSC CHSL 2017 Exam Dates

Important Dates for SSC CHSL 2017:

Online Application Starts 18 Nov 2017
Closing Date for online application 18.12.2017
Date of Computer Based Examination (Tier-I): 04.04.2018 to 26.04.2018 (New Date As per Revised Syllabus)
Date of Tier-II Examination (Descriptive Paper): 08.07.2018

Eligibility Criteria (SSC CHSL Notification 2017):

Educational Qualification (As on 01.08.2018)

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

Age Limit: 18-27 years as on 01.08.2018 (Candidates born not before 02-08-1991 and not later than 01-08-2000).

Permissible relaxation in Upper age limit for different categories are as under:

Code No. Category Permissible age relaxation
01 SC/ ST 5 years
02 OBC 3 years
03 Persons with Disabilities (PwD) 10 years
04 PwD + OBC 13 years
05 PwD + SC/ ST 15 years
09 Ex-Servicemen 03 years after deduction of the military service rendered from the actual age as on the closing date.

Selection Process (SSC CHSL Notification 2017):

The examination will consist of a Computer Based Examination (Tier-I), Descriptive Paper (Tier-II) and Typing Test/ Skill Test (Tier-III).


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Scheme of Examination:

Computer Based Examination: Tier-I (Objective Type):

Dates of





Part Subject

(Not in sequence)

Maximum Marks Time Duration

(For all four Parts)

04.03.2018 to


I English Language

(Basic Knowledge)

( 25 questions)

50 60 Minutes

For VH/ OH (afflicted by Cerebral Palsy and OH with a deformity  in writing hand (Pl. see Para 7 of notice).- 80


II General  Intelligence (25 questions) 50
III Quantitative Aptitude

(Basic         Arithmetic


(25 questions)

IV General Awareness (25 questions) 50

This examination tier will consist of Objective Type – Multiple choice questions only.  The questions will be set both in English & Hindi for Part-II, III & IV.

There will be negative marking of 0.50 marks for each wrong answer.

SSC CHSL Tier-II Exam Pattern for Descriptive Paper

Tier-II Paper will be a descriptive Paper of 100 Marks in ‘Pen and Paper Mode. 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 exam is 60 minutes’ duration and carries 100 marks.
  • The questions are based on 10th level.
  • The exam is qualifying in nature.
  • The exam duration is 80 minutes for candidates who are visually handicapped or suffer from cerebral palsy.

Tier-III Examination (SSC CHSL Notification 2017)

Tier-III of the Examination would be the Skill Test/ Typing Test which would be of qualifying nature.   The final merit of the successful candidates would be determined on the basis of total score obtained by them in Tier-I and Tier-II.

Skill Test for Data Entry Operator:

  1. Data Entry Speed of 8,000 (eight thousand) Key Depressions per hour on Computer.
  2. For post of Data Entry Operator in the Office of the Comptroller and Auditor General of India (C&AG):- A speed Test of not less than 15000 key depressions per hour for data entry work to be ascertained through speed test on Computer

The ‘Speed of 8000 key depressions per hour on Computer’ will be adjudged on the basis of the correct entry of words/ key depressions as per the given passage. The duration of the Test will be 15 (Fifteen) minutes and printed matter in English containing about 2000-2200 key-depressions would be given to each candidate who would enter the same in the Computer.

For the post of Data Entry Operator in the Office of the Comptroller and Auditor General of India (C&AG): The ‘speed of 15000 key depressions per hour on Computer’ will be adjudged on the basis of the correct entry of words/ key depressions as per the given passage. The duration of the Test will be 15 (Fifteen) minutes and printed matter in English containing about 3700-4000 key-depressions would be given to each candidate who would enter the same in the Computer.

Typing Test for LDC/ JSA and Postal Assistant/ Sorting Assistant:

Typing Test will be conducted for those candidates who qualify in the Computer Based Examination (Tier-I) and Descriptive Paper (Tier-II).  Such Typing Test will be conducted in English or Hindi and candidates while applying for the Examination, will have to indicate his/ her choice/ option for Skill Test Medium in the Application Form.

Candidates opting for English medium should have typing speed of 35 words per minute (w.p.m) and those opting for Hindi medium should have typing speed of 30 words per minute.

The speed will be adjudged on the accuracy of typing on the Computer of a given text passage in 10 minutes. VH/ OH (afflicted by Cerebral Palsy) and OH with deformity in writing hand (with 40% disability and above) will be allowed 30 minutes including compensatory time 20 minutes.

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Passage Dictators will be provided to VH candidates for the Typing test.  The Passage Dictator will read out the passage to VH candidate within the allotted time period. Further, Passage Dictators will be allowed for Typing Test only to those VH candidates who have taken Scribe in the written examination.

35 w.p.m. and 30 w.p.m. correspond to 10500 key depressions per hour and 9000 key depressions per hour respectively.

Final Selection: Final Selection will be based on the combined marks and performance in all the exams. Selection will also be based reservations and suitability of the candidate for the job.

How to Apply for SSC CHSL 2017?

Candidates must apply online through the website or ‘Click here to apply’ link provided at> Apply->CHSL

Application Fee:

Category Application Fee
Gen/UR/ OBC 100
Women/ SC/ST/ PWD/EX-serviceman Nil


SSC CHSL 2017 Admit Card (SSC CHSL Notification 2017)

Candidates who have successfully applied will be able to download SSC CHSL Admit Card 2017-18 from the official website of SSC (Staff Selection Commission). There won’t be any provision for sending the SSC CHSL call letter/ hall ticket via post. The admit card for SSC CHSL exam 2017 will be sequentially released, i.e. admit card for Tier-I will be released first and the admit card for Tier-II and Tier-III exam will be released after that.

The official link to download the SSC CHSL Admit Card will be updated on this page, once released by SSC..

SSC CHSL Result 2017 (SSC CHSL Notification 2017)

The SSC CHSL Result 2017 will be released in the following sequence-

Tier-I Exam Result: For a candidate to qualify for Tier II, he/she must clear the Tier-I level of SSC CHSL 2017 exam. Results for SSC CHSL will be declared on the official website.

Tier-II Exam Result: The Tier-II will be a descriptive test in English/Hindi which will be conducted offline. Once the exam is conducted, the result of tier 2 will be released.

Tier-III Exam Result: Tier-III exam is a skill test or Computer Proficiency Test. This skill test can be taken anywhere & anytime as per candidate’s availability. In order to qualify for Tier-III exam, a candidate needs to qualify for Tier-III exam. Results for the same will be declared once the exam has been conducted.

Final Result: The final result is deduced on the cumulative score of a candidate in both SSC CHSL Tier-II and Tier-III level of Examination.

Resolution of Tie cases: (SSC CHSL Notification 2017)

Tie cases will be resolved by applying one after another, as applicable till the Tie is resolved.:-

  1. Total Marks in Tier-I+Tier-II.
  2. Total marks of Tier-II Examination. iii) Total marks in Tier-I Examination. iv) Date of birth, with older candidates placed higher.
  3. v) Alphabetical order in which first names of the candidates appear.

Selection Process: (SSC CHSL Notification 2017)

Candidates will be shortlisted for Tier-II Examination based on their performance in Tier-I.

Candidates will be shortlisted for Tier-III Examination the basis of their performance in (Tier-I + Tier-II) subject to having minimum score of 33% in Tier-II.

Tier-III Examination I.e. Skill Test will be of qualifying type. The candidates who qualify Tier-III will be called for Document Verification to check the eligibility of candidates as per information given by him/ her in the online Application Form.

 SSC CHSL 2017 Cut-Off (SSC CHSL Notification 2017)

SSC CHSL Cut-off 2017 will be declared after each level of examination for the same is conducted, i.e. Cut-Off for Tier-I of SSC CHSL 2017 exam will be declared after the commencement of Tier-I exam, the cut-off for Tier-II exam of SSC CHSL 2017 will be declared after the commencement of Tier-II exam and so on. There may be separate cut-offs for different posts i.e DEO, DEO Grade ‘A’, LDC/ JSA, PA/ SA in Tier-I and subsequent Tiers.

SSC CHSL 2017 exam will be conducted in three levels: Tier-I, Tier-II and Tier-III.

To get clear insights of SSC CHSL Cut-Off 2017, let us have a clear outlook of SSC CHSL previous year cut off marks.

Category wise SSC CHSL 2016 Tier-I Cut-Off

Category SC ST OBC VH OH HH Ex.S GEN Total
Cut-Off Marks 108.00 99.00 120.00 96.00 97.50 65.00 64.50 127.50
No. of Candidates 7879 3509 20813 436 1123 509 4415 14517 53201

Category wise Tier-I cut-off for different posts filled through SSC CHSL 2016 Exam

DEO 110-124 96-101 119-137 91-100 94-102 74-87 77-84 129-138
LDC 112-129 104-109 122-141 101-110 98-104 79-97 81-94 130-140
Postal/Sorting Assistant 115-129 107-111 125-131 103-113 99-107 78-87 90-95 132-145

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The Tier-II Exam of SSC CHSL 2016 is scheduled on June 25 2017. So, SSC CHSL cut off for the exam will be held after its conduction.

To chalk out the  SSC CHSL Tier-II 2016 expected cut-off, let’s have a look at the cut-off for SSC CHSL 2015.

Candidates qualified for Data Entry Skill Test for DEO 2015

Category SC ST OBC VH OH HH Ex.S GEN Total
Cut-Off Marks 61 60 64 58 58 58 56 65
No. of Candidates 887 598 2713 71 275 71 591 1240 6446

Candidates qualified for Typing Test for Postal Assistant/ Sorting/Assistant/LDC 2015

Category SC ST OBC VH OH HH Ex.S GEN Total
Cut-Off Marks 33 33 33 33 33 33 33 33
No. of Candidates 5871 2834 20332 297 88 325 2023 11290 43856

SSC CHSL Cut off 2015

Category SC ST OBC VH OH HH Ex.S GEN Total
Cut-Off Marks (LDC/DEO) 99 89.5 110 83.5 88 55 45.5 119
No. of Candidates 8592 3954 26775 460 1364 712 3968 15150 60975

Stay tuned for more updates on SSC CHSL Notification 2017!

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