The SSC CHSL Exam is around the corner which will be conducted in the month of October 2020 in online mode. Go through the detailed SSC CHSL Selection Process and know how to be well prepared in order to get qualified for the next stage. 

  • The SSC CHSL Exam consists of mainly three Tiers-Tier 1 is a Computer Based Exam, Tier 2 is the Descriptive Test and Tier 3 is a Skill Test/Typing Test
  • All stages are qualifying in nature and it is mandatory for candidates to score above the cut off marks in order to get appointed for your applied post. 
  • Solving SSC CHSL Mock Tests is one of the best-suggested methods to improve efficiency and speed on the day of the exam

SSC CHSL Selection Process 2020

The SSC CHSL 2020 Selection Process will be segregated into three stages and let's go through the three stages in detail below. The Staff Selection Commission will conduct the SSC's Combined Higher Secondary Level Exam(CHSL) for the posts of Data Entry Operator(DEO), Postal Assistant(PA), Junior Secretariat Assistant(JSA), Lower Division Clerk(LDC). As per the SSC CHSL Exam Dates, the first stage of CHSL is scheduled from 12 October to 16 October 2020, 19 October to 21 October 2020, and 26 October 2020. All the exam appearing candidates should know the detailed SSC CHSL 2020 Selection Process for all these posts and for all the Tiers from below-

SSC CHSL Application Form

SSC CHSL Application Form

SSC CHSL Selection Process Highlights

Exam Stages Process of Exam
Tier 1 Exam MCQs, Online, Computer Based Exam
Tier 2 Exam Descriptive Type , Offline
Tier 3 Exam Typing Test for LDC/SA/PA/SA & Skill Test for DEO

SSC CHSL Selection Process 2020 In Detail

Along with the selection process, the candidates should also see the SSC CHSL Exam Pattern for a more detailed understanding of the exam. Let us check the SSC CHSL Selection Process for all the three Tiers in detail along with the selection process for DEO, PA, SA, LDC here-

SSC CHSL Selection Process 2020 for Tier 1

The SSC CHSL 2020 Selection Process for Tier 1 is a Computer Based Exam.

Subject Questions Marks Time Duration
General Intelligence 25 50 60 Minutes
English Language 25 50
Quantitative Aptitude 25 50
General Awareness/GK 25 50
Total 100 200
  • It consists of Four Sections-General Intelligence, English Language, General Awareness, and Quantitative Aptitude.
  • There is a negative marking of 0.50 marks for every wrong answer and +2 for each correct answer.
  • The paper will be of 200 marks.
  • The candidates who clear the Tier 1  will only be allowed to sit for the Tier 2 Test.

SSC CHSL Selection Process Tier 2

Tier 2 will consist of the Descriptive Test which will have Essay Writing and Letter Writing in the paper. Go through the points below to know the SSC CHSL Tier 2 Selection Process-

Topic Language Time Duration Maximum Marks Mode of Exam
Essay & Letter Writing English/Hindi 60 Minutes 100 Pen and Paper
  • Essay writing of 200-250 words and Letter Writing/Application of 150-200 words
  • Maximum marks allotted to Tier 2 is 100
  •  Tier 2 Exam will be conducted in an offline mode.
  • Here, the minimum qualifying marks will be 33%.
  • The candidates who clear the Tier 2 will only be allowed to sit for the Tier 3 Exam.

SSC CHSL Selection Process Tier 3

Tier 3 is qualifying in nature. You should keep in mind the following points regarding the Tier 3 selection process.

Test Criteria
Typing Test English Medium 35 Words/minute
Hindi Medium 30 Word/Minute
Skill Test(Data Entry Operator) a sheet containing 2000-2200 strokes would be offered The candidates are required to enter it on a  computer at a speed of 8,000 key depressions an hour. 
  • Marks received in this Tier will not feature in the final marks.
  • Tier 3 Exam is a Typing Test/Skill Test.
  • All the candidates who cleared the Tier 2 Test and applying for the post of Data Entry Operator are required to take the Skill Test.
  • And the candidates who applied for the LDC/JSA and Postal Assistant/Sorting Assistant are required to take the typing test.

SSC CHSL DEO Selection Process 2020

The SSC CHSL 2020 Selection Process for DEO includes Skill Test basically for Data Entry Operators. Let's read the points below to know more-

  • Data Entry Speed of 8000 Key Depression per hour on the computer.
  • All the candidates who are allowed to take the test should qualify as per the prescribed speed on the computer provided by the agency authorized by the commission or the commission itself.
  • Only the candidates who can type at data entry speed of 8000 key Depression per hour will only be eligible for an appointment as per their position in the merit list.

Let's see the DEO Skill Test in a gist from the table below-

Posts Data Entry Operator DEO (Grade-A) for CA&G Office
Requisites Data Entry Speed of 8,000 key-depressions per hour on the computer is required Data Entry Speed of 15,000 key-depressions per hour on the computer is required
Test Conditions  Candidates should enter 2,000-2,200 key-depressions in the computer-based on the printed matter that they will be given

Candidates should enter 3,700-4,000 key-depressions in the computer-based on the printed matter that they will be given. The test is of 15 min duration

SSC CHSL Exam Selection Process for LDC/JSA/PA/SA

The SSC CHSL Selection Process for  LDC/JSA/PA/SA includes Typing Tests basically.

  • Candidates who clear the first two Tiers of the exam only will be allowed to sit for the Typing Test.
  • Typing Test is conducted in Hindi or English Language and computers will be provided for that.
  • It will be administered by the Commission or agency administered by the Commission.
  • Speed and accuracy will be checked in aTest Passage written in a time slot of 10 min.35 w.p.m will correspond to 10500 key Depressions and 30 w.p.m will correspond to 9000 key Depressions per hour respectfully.

SSC CHSL

SSC CHSL

ResolveTie Cases in SSC CHSL Exam Selection Process 2020

In the case of Tie Cases, the following points will be applicable to resolve the ties in the sequence given below-

  • Firstly, the total Marks of Tier 1 and Tier 2 Exam will be counted
  • Secondly, the total Marks obtained in Tier 2 Exam will be taken into notice
  • Thirdly, total Marks obtained in Tier 1 Exam will be taken in to notice
  • Fourthly, the age factor will play a role. Older Candidates placed higher along with Date of Birth
  • Lastly, First Names of the candidates in an Alphabetical Order will be considered

Documents Verification in SSC CHSL Exam Selection Process 2020

All the candidates who qualify the exam are required to submit the Original Documents for verification. This is an important stage as if the candidates fail to submit the documents on time for verification, their candidature might be canceled. The Documents that the candidates need to carry are as follows-

  • Standard Xth certificate
  • Standard XIIth certificate
  • Caste Certificates
  • PwD Category Candidates
  • Photo Id Proof-Voter Id, Aadhar Card, Passport, PAN Card, Driving Licence, College/School Id Card

SSC CHSL Result 2020

The candidates can download the SSC CHSL Results 2020 from the official website for all the three stages. We will update you with the category-wise results Link for all three stages as soon as it releases on the official website.

  • The information that is mentioned in the SSC CHSL Result is as follows-Exam Name, Tier Name, Post Name, Roll Number and names of the qualifying candidates.
  • The SSC CHSL Result will be declared in a category-wise manner.

SSC CHSL Exam Selection Process: Final Allotment 2020

The SSC CHSL Final Allotment will be based on the total marks scored in Tier 1 and Tier 2 Exam. Based on the Preference and Merit, the selected candidates will be allotted various Departments for the post of Postal Assistant/Sorting Assistant, Lower Division Clerks, Data Entry Operators, Court Clerks.

FAQ's

What is the in-hand Salary of CHSL employees?

In-Hand Salary for selected employees will be in the range of Rs 18,777 to Rs 31,045. Salary for each post is different, post-wise salary details are listed below. 

  • LDC Salary Details - Rs 18,777 to Rs 22,411
  • Salary for DEO post is Rs 25,165- Rs 31,045
  • Salary for PA/SA post is Rs 25,165- Rs 31,045

When will the CHSL 2020 Tier 1 Exam be conducted?

AS per the latest news announced by the commission, the Tier 1 exam which was scheduled for the month of August 2020 has been postponed due to the current crisis across the country. The new SSC CHSL Exam of Tier 1 is 12-16 October 2020, 19-21 October 2020, and 26 October 2020.

How many stages do SSC Combined Higher Secondary Level 2020 have?

SSC Combined Higher Secondary Level Exam consists of 3 stages -

  • Stage 1 - Online Test 
  • Stage 2- Descriptive Exam
  • Stage 3- Skill Test (applicable for select posts only)

The exam is divided into how many sections as per the SSC CHSL Exam Analysis?

The exam is divided into 4 sections as per the SSC CHSL Exam Analysis-English, General Intelligentsia and reasoning, Quantitative Aptitude, and General Awareness.

What is the SSC CHSL Selection Process for Tier 1?

The SSC CHSL Selection Process for Tier 1 is as follows-The SSC CHSL 2020 Selection Process for Tier 1 is a Computer Based Exam. It consists of Four Sections-General Intelligence, English Language, General Awareness and Quantitative Aptitude. There is a negative marking of 0.50 marks for every wrong answer. The paper will be of 200 marks. The candidates who clear the SSC CHSL Tier 1  will only be allowed to sit for the SSC CHSL Tier 2.

What is the SSC CHSL Selection Process for Tier 2?

Tier 2 will consist of the Descriptive Test which will have Essay Writing and Letter Writing in the paper. The maximum marks in the exam is 100. Tier 2 Exam will be conducted in an offline mode. Here, the minimum qualifying marks will be 33%. The candidates who clear the Tier 2 will only be allowed to sit for the Tier 3 Exam.

What is the SSC CHSL Selection Process for Tier 3?

Tier 3 is qualifying in nature. Marks received in this Tier will not feature in the final marks. Tier 3 Exam is a Typing Test/Skill Test. All the candidates who cleared the Tier 2 Test and applying for the post of Data Entry Operator are required to take the Skill Test. And the candidates who applied for the LDC/JSA and Postal Assistant/Sorting Assistant are required to take the typing test.

What is the procedure to resolve SSC CHSL Tie Cases?

In the case of Tie Cases, the following points will be applicable to resolve the ties-

  • Total Marks of Tier 1 and Tier 2 Exam
  • Total Marks obtained in Tier 2 Exam
  • Total Marks obtained in Tier 1 Exam
  • Older Candidates placed higher along with Date of Birth
  • First Names of the candidates in an Alphabetical Order

What is the SSC CHSL Selection Procedure regarding the LDC/JSA and PA/SA?

Candidates who clear the first two Tiers of the exam only will be allowed to sit for the Typing Test. Typing Test is conducted in Hindi or English Language and computers will be provided for that. It will be administered by the Commission or agency administered by the Commission. Speed and accuracy will be checked in aTest Passage written in a time slot of 10 min.35 w.p.m will correspond to 10500 key Depressions and 30 w.p.m will correspond to 9000 key Depressions per hour respectfully.

How many sections are there for CHSL Tier 1 2020?

For Tier 1, candidates have to go through the 4 sections for the SSC CHSL Tier 1-

  • English Language
  • Reasoning Ability
  • Quantitative Aptitude
  • General Science

Click Here to know complete SSC CHSL Exam Pattern for Tier 1 2020

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