|No of Questions: 100||Marks: 200||Time: 60 Minutes|
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Staff Selection Commission (SSC) was established in the year 1975. Every year a number of aspirants appear for SSC CHSL exam. It is a secondary (10+2) level examination which is conducted in 2 phases. We are providing all the details of SSC CHSL recruitment 2018 that will help you to prepare for the upcoming CHSL exam.
Last year, the official notification was released in November 2017. The online application process started on 18th November and ended on 27th December 2017. The Tier II exam will be held on 8th July 2018, for last year’s notification. Similar to previous year, the official notification is expected in the month of November 2018. Please keep visiting this page on a regular basis to stay updated regarding any latest news.SSC CHSL Official Notification
The SSC CHSL vacancy for 2018 is not yet released. The details will be updated once the the official notification is released. However, in the 2017 a total of 3271 vacancies were announced. Earlier, it was 3259 but later on the CHSL 2017 vacancies were revised and increased to 3271. The post wise breakup of SSC CHSL 2017 vacancies is as mentioned below:
|Post Name||Number of Vacancy|
|Postal Assistants/Sorting Assistants||2359|
|Lower Division Clerk||910|
|Data Entry Operator||2|
To know further details about vacancies, go through our article on SSC CHSL vacancy
The SSC CHSL 2018 exam dates are not announced yet. We will update the details as soon as it is officially notified. However, you can have a look at previous years SSC CHSL exam date whose notification was released on 18th Nov 2017.
|Events||SSC CHSL Dates|
|Online Application Start Date||18 November 2017|
|Closing Date For Online Application||27 December 2017|
|Date Of Computer Based Examination (Tier-I)||04 April 2018 to 26 April 2018|
|Date Of Tier-II Examination (Descriptive Paper)||15th July 2018|
|Final Merit List||July/August 2018|
The application link is not active now. We have given the steps to apply below according to the method followed the previous time.
Steps To Apply For SSC CHSL
In the next step, you have to upload photograph and a signature.
The photograph needs to be clicked in front of a white colour or light coloured background and must be more than 4 kb in size and less than 12 kb. The photograph resolution must be 100*120 pixels in width and height.
The signature must be in black or blue ink on a white sheet. The properly scanned copy of the candidate’s signature must be in jpg format and it should be more than 1 kb in size and less than 12 kb. The resolution should be 40*60 pixels in width and height.
The required fee for various categories is as mention below:
SSC will conduct CHSL 2018 recruitment in three phase:
The final selection will depend on the merit list based on the performance of the candidates in Phase I and II i.e Objective + Descriptive paper. Also, there is no sectional cut off in SSC CHSL Tier I exam.
In 2017, SSC CHSL Tier I timing was reduced from 75 minutes to 60 minutes which has increased the difficulty level of examination. However, this year it is expected that SSC will follow the same pattern as of 2017. There is no sectional cut off in CHSL Tier I exam but there will be an overall cut off marks. There is negative marking of 0.50 marks for every wrong answer.
|Sections||No. of Questions||Max. Marks||Duration|
|Reasoning Ability||25||50||60 Minutes|
The tier 2 paper is offline i.e in pen and paper mode. The SSC CHSL descriptive paper can be written either in Hindi or in English. One has to secure a minimum of 33% marks to qualify the exam. Marks from the test will be added for in preparing the final merit list.
|Topics||No. of Questions||Marks||Time|
|Letter/Application Writing (150-200 words)||1||50||60 Minutes|
|Essay Writing (200-250 words)||1||50|
It is important to know the complete syllabus and weightage of each topic asked in the exam. In order to prepare you systematically, we have provided SSC CHSL detailed syllabus here SSC CHSL Syllabus .