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SSC CHSL Notification 2017

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

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.

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): 04.03.2018 to 26.03.2018
Date of Tier-II Examination (Descriptive Paper): 08.07.2018

How to Apply for SSC CHSL 2017?

Candidates must apply online through the website http://www.ssconline.nic.in

Application Fee:

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

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.

Click Here for SSC CHSL Official Notification PDF

Click Here for SSC CHSL Application Form

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).

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

How to Apply for SSC CHSL 2017?

Candidates must apply online through the website http://www.ssconline.nic.in. or ‘Click here to apply’ link provided at http://www.ssc.nic.in->Apply->CHSL.

Application Fee:

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

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.

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