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SSC CHSL 2023 Notification – Important Dates, Exam Syllabus, Eligibility, Age limit

SSC CHSL 2023 Notification

SSC CHSL 2023 Notification Details

SSC CHSL Notification 2023 is Out: The Staff Selection Commission released SSC CHSL Notification 2023 PDF on 09.05.2023 for 1600 vacancies. SSC CHSL is a national-level government exam conducted every year by the Staff Selection Commission to select Higher Secondary qualified students for various departments and offices of the Indian government. Every year thousands of vacancies are filled by SSC in Government departments through the SSC CHSL Exam. SSC CHSL Tier 1 Exam 2023 will be held from 02.08.2023 to 22.08.2023 for the eligible candidates.

SSC CHSL 2023 Notification

Staff Selection Commission (SSC) released the Official SSC CHSL 2023 Notification pdf on 09.05.2023 to recruit 1600 vacancies for Lower Divisional Clerk (LDC)/ Junior Secretariat Assistant (JSA), Postal Assistant/ Sorting Assistant (PA/SA) and Data Entry Operator (DEO). The Official Recruitment Notification has been released in PDF format, so all candidates can directly download the official notification SSC CHSL Recruitment 2023 from here. Check the complete details from the SSC CHSL Notification pdf from the below link.

SSC CHSL 2023 Exam

The Staff Selection Commission conducts the SSC CHSL exam every year for recruitment in various Ministries/ Departments/ Organizations of the Government of India. The full form of SSC CHSL is Staff Selection Commission Combined Higher Secondary Level Examination. The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) conducts the Combined Higher Secondary Level (CHSL, 10+2) Exam for recruitment to various posts like:

  • Postal Assistants (PA)/ Sorting Assistants(SA)
  • Data Entry Operator (DEO)
  • Lower Divisional Clerk (LDC)/ Junior Secretariat Assistant (JSA)
  • Data Entry Operator (Grade A)

SSC CHSL 2023 Exam Summary

Staff Selection Commission conducts a Combined Higher Secondary Level Exam every year for various subordinate services. For FY 2023-24, SSC CHSL Notification has been released along with all important details about the exam. Check further details below table-

SSC CHSL 2023- Overview
SSC CGL FULL FORMStaff Selection Commission Combined Higher Secondary Level
Conducting BodyStaff Selection Commission
Vacancies1600
Exam TypeNational Level
Mode of ApplicationOnline
Online Registration09th May to 08th June 2023
Mode of ExamOnline
EligibilityIndian citizenship & 12th pass
Selection ProcessTier 1 and Tier 2
Official Websitewww.ssc.nic.in

SSC CHSL 2023 Important Dates

The schedule for the SSC CHSL 2023 exam has been published by SSC along with its Official SSC CALENDAR 2023. Please note down the important dates related to SSC CHSL 2023 Exam:

SSC CHSL 2023- Important Dates
ActivityDates
SSC CHSL 2023 Notification09.05.2023
Registration Process for SSC CHSL EXAM09.05.2023 
Last Date to Apply for SSC CHSL08.06.2023 
SSC CHSL Tier 1 Application Status 2023July 2023
SSC CHSL Tier-1 Admit Card 2023July 2023
SSC CHSL Exam Date 2023 (Tier-1)02.08.2023 to 22.08.2023 

SSC CHSL Recruitment 2023

SSC CHSL (10+2) exam includes Lower Division Clerk, Junior Secretariat Assistant, Postal Assistant, Sorting Assistant, and Data Entry Operator posts. SSC will select and recommend candidates for Assistants / Clerks posts through a computer-based test, descriptive paper, and skill test, or typing test. The SSC CHSL exam is held in 2 stages called (Tiers). The entire process of registration and communication happens online through the official website of SSC CHSL. Candidates must qualify for each stage of the SSC CHSL exam to proceed to the next one, before being finally selected. SSC has released the SSC 2023 CALENDAR for all SSC exams.

SSC CHSL Vacancy 2023

With SSC CHSL Notification 2023, approx. 1600 vacancies have been announced, the exact number of vacancies and details will be announced shortly. SSC will release a notice regarding SSC CHSL 2023 vacancy soon. Last Year, SSC introduced 4500 vacancies. The Post wise vacancy are mentioned below:

SSC CHSL Vacancy (202-24)

Post NameVacancy
LDC/ JSA
PA/ SA
DEO
Total1600

SSC CHSL Last Year Vacancy (2019-20)

Post NameVacancy
LDC/ JSA1269 Vacancies
PA/ SA3598 Vacancies
DEO26 Vacancies
Total4893 Vacancies

 SSC CHSL Vacancy (2018-19)

Post NameVacancy
LDC/ JSA1865 Vacancies
PA/ SA3730 Vacancies
DEO54 Vacancies
Total5649 Vacancies 

SSC CHSL 2023 Online Form

The online application process for SSC CHSL 2023 exam has scheduled to be conducted from 09th May to 08th June 2023 as notified along with the release of the SSC CHSL 2023 Notification. The online registration process SSC CHSL 2023 exam has started at https://ssc.nic.in.  For more details about SSC CHS 2023L Apply Online Form, click on the below link.

SSC CHSL 2023 Apply Online Link

SSC CHSL 2023 Application Fee

  • The required application fee for General Category for SSC CHSL 2023 is Rs. 100/
  • Exemption: No feeis required to be paid by female, SC, ST, Physically Handicapped, and Ex-Servicemen candidates.

SSC CHSL 2023 Eligibility Criteria

There are 3 important eligibility criteria that a candidate must fulfil in order to be eligible for the SSC CHSL 2023 exam. The 3 parameters are given below:

SSC CHSL Nationality

A candidate must be either:

(a) a citizen of India, or
(b) a subject of Nepal, or
(c) a subject of Bhutan, or
(d) a Tibetan refugee who came over to India, before the 1st January 1962, with the intention of permanently settling in India, or
(e) a person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, East African countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania(Formerly Tanganyika and Zanzibar), Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia and Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India.

SSC CHSL Age Limit (as on 01/08/2023)

The age limit for the posts is 18-27 years. Candidates born not before 02-08-1996 and not later than 01-08-2005 are eligible to apply. Permissible relaxation in the upper age limit for different categories is as below:

Code No.Category Permissible age relaxation beyond the upper age limit
 01 SC/ ST 5 years
 02 OBC 3 years
 03 Persons with Disabilities (PwD-Unreserved) 10 years
 04 PwD + OBC 13 years
 05 PwD + SC/ ST 15 years
 06 Ex-Servicemen 03 years after deduction of the military service rendered from the actual age as on the closing date.
07Candidates who had ordinarily been domiciled in the State of Jammu & Kashmir during the period from 1st January 1980 to 31st December 1989.5 years
08Defence Personnel disabled in operation during hostilities with any foreign country or in a disturbed area and released as a consequence thereof.3 years
09Defence Personnel disabled in operation during hostilities with any foreign country or in a disturbed area and released as a consequence thereof (SC/ ST).8 years
10Central Government Civilian Employees: Who have rendered not less than 3 years regular and continuous service as on closing date for receipt of online applicationsUp to 40 years of age
11Central Government Civilian Employees: Who have rendered not less than 3 years regular and continuous service as on closing date for receipt of online applications (SC/ ST).Up to 45 years of age
12Widows/ Divorced Women/ Women judicially separated and who are not remarried.Up to 35 years of age
13Widows/ Divorced Women/ Women judicially separated and who are not remarried (SC/ ST).Up to 40 years of age

SSC CHSL Educational Qualification (as on 01/08/2023)

For LDC/ JSA, PA/ SA, DEO (except DEOs in C&AG): The candidates who are planning to appear in CHSL 2023 exam must have passed the 12th Standard or equivalent examination from a recognized Board or University.
For Data Entry Operator (DEO) 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.

SSC CHSL 2023 Exam Pattern

The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) start conducting the Combined Higher Secondary Level(CHSL) in two levels for various posts:

TierTypeMode
Tier – IObjective Multiple ChoiceComputer-Based (online)
Tier – IIObjective Multiple Choice + Skill Test & Typing Test
Tier-II will include three sections having two modules each
Computer-Based (online)

Before beginning the SSC CHSL preparation, it is important to make note of changes in the exam pattern and syllabus. The modifications to SSC CHSL Exam Pattern 2023 are given below:

  • SSC CHSL 2023 Tier 1 exam will be conducted in online mode.
  • Introduction of a descriptive paper of 100 marks within 60 minutes in pen and paper mode.
  • Reduction in the time limit for examination of Tier -I from 75 minutes to 60 minutes.
  • Tier II will include Objective Multiple Choice + Skill Test & Typing Test.
  • There is no Tier 3 Exam from SSC CHSL 2023 onwards.

SSC CHSL 2023 Syllabus

Since the SSC CHSL is comprised of 3 different levels, we must deal with their syllabus independently.

This is an objective exam that will be conducted online. There are 4 sections in the Tier 1 exam of SSC CHSL 2023, with 100 questions that account for a total of 200 marks. The subject-wise details are given below:

SectionSubjectNo of QuestionsMax MarksExam Duration
1General Intelligence255060 minutes (80 Minutes for candidates eligible for scribe)
2General Awareness2550
3Quantitative Aptitude (Basic Arithmetic Skill)2550
4English Language (Basic Knowledge)2550
Total100200

SSC CHSL Tier 1 Syllabus

English Language: Spot the Error, Fill in the Blanks, Synonyms/ Homonyms, Antonyms, Spellings/ Detecting mis-spelt words, Idioms & Phrases, One-word substitution, Improvement of Sentences, Active/ Passive Voice of Verbs, Conversion into Direct/ Indirect narration, Shuffling of Sentence parts, Shuffling of Sentences in a passage, Cloze Passage, Comprehension Passage.

General Intelligence: It would include questions of both verbal and non-verbal types. The test will include questions on Semantic Analogy, Symbolic operations, Symbolic/ Number Analogy, Trends, Figural Analogy, Space Orientation, Semantic Classification, Venn Diagrams, Symbolic/ Number Classification, Drawing inferences, Figural Classification, Punched hole/ pattern folding & unfolding, Semantic Series, Figural Pattern-folding and completion, Number Series, Embedded figures, Figural Series, Critical Thinking, Problem Solving, Emotional Intelligence, Word Building, Social Intelligence, Coding and de-coding, Other sub-topics, if any Numerical operations.

Quantitative Aptitude:

Number Systems: Computation of Whole Number, Decimal and Fractions, Relationship between numbers.

Fundamental arithmetical operations: Percentages, Ratio and Proportion, Square roots, Averages, Interest (Simple and Compound), Profit and Loss, Discount, Partnership Business, Mixture and Allegation, Time and distance, Time and work.

Algebra: Basic algebraic identities of School Algebra and Elementary surds (simple problems) and Graphs of Linear Equations.

Geometry: Familiarity with elementary geometric figures and facts: Triangle and its various kinds of centres, Congruence and similarity of triangles, Circle and its chords, tangents, angles subtended by chords of a circle, common tangents to two or more circles.

Mensuration: Triangle, Quadrilaterals, Regular Polygons, Circle, Right Prism, Right Circular Cone, Right Circular Cylinder, Sphere, Hemispheres, Rectangular Parallelepiped, Regular Right Pyramid with triangular or square Base.

Trigonometry: Trigonometry, Trigonometric ratios, Complementary angles, Height and distances (simple problems only) Standard Identities like sin2 𝜃 + Cos2 𝜃=1 etc.,

Statistical Charts: Use of Tables and Graphs: Histogram, Frequency polygon, Bar-diagram, Pie-chart.

General Awareness: Questions are designed to test the candidate‟s general awareness of the environment around him and its application to society. Questions are also designed to test knowledge of current events and of such matters of everyday observation and experience in their scientific aspect as may be expected of an educated person. The test will also include questions relating to India and its neighbouring countries especially pertaining to History, Culture, Geography, Economic Scene, General policy and scientific research

Important Points:

  • There is negative marking in SSC CHSL 2023 Tier 1 Exam. Giving a wrong answer to a question will lead to a penalty of 0.5 marks in all sections
  • The exam duration is 75 minutes for candidates who are visually handicapped.

SSC CHSL Tier 2 Syllabus

This is a descriptive exam that is designed to test the written skills of the candidates in English/Hindi. The Paper would comprise writing of an Essay of 200-250 words and Letter/Application writing of approximately 150-200 words. The minimum qualifying marks in Tier-II would be 33 per cent. The performance in Tier-II would be included for preparing merit. The best way to prepare for the same is to read lots of articles from various newspapers. Apart from this, you need to be well aware of the pattern of Letters and Applications.

SSC EXAM CALENDAR

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SSC CHSL 2023 Salary (Pay Scale)

The salary structure for different posts under the SSC Combined Higher Secondary Level exam is given below:

Post NamePay ScaleSalary
LDC/ JSAPay Level 2Rs. 19,900-63,200
PA/ SAPay Level 4Rs. 19,900-63,200
DEOPay Level 4 & 5Rs. 25,500-81,100 (Level 4)
Rs. 29,200-92,300 (Level 5)
DEO Grade ‘A’ Pay Level 4Rs. 25,500-81,100

SSC CHSL Salary after 7th pay commission

SSC has modified the SSC CHSL Salary Structure for all the Posts after the 7th Pay Commission. SSC CHSL Salary structure after the implementation of the 7th Pay Commission is given below:

Post Name Basic Pay HRA TA Gross Salary In  Hand City 
DEO25500612036003522031045X
25500408018003138027205Y
25500204018002934025165Z
LDC19900477613502602622411X
Court Clerk1990031849002398420369X
PA/SA1990015929002239218777X

SSC CHSL 2023 Admit Card

Every candidate who registers for SSC CHSL Exam 2023 within the stipulated time will be assigned an e-admit card/hall ticket/call letter that can be downloaded from the official website of SSC. The admit card for the CHSL Tier-1 exam will be released first followed by the admit card of the CHSL Tier-2 exam (administered to only those candidates who qualify for the Tier 1 exam).

More information and the download link for the admit card will be displayed post the release of the official notification for SSC CHSL 2023. Candidates are advised to keep checking this page for updates.

SSC CHSL 2023 Result

SSC CHSL RESULT will be declared after the examination for different Tiers of the SSC CHSL 2023 exam has been conducted. All candidates can check their SSC CHSL Result & Marks by clicking on the link mentioned below:

SSC EXAM CALENDAR

SSC CHSL 2023 Cut Off

To get an insight into SSC 2023 CHSL CUT OFF, we must have an idea about previous years’ cut-offs. Have a look at the cut-off for SSC CHSL Tier I Exam 2021:

SSC CHSL 2021 Tier- 1 Cut-Off:

SSC CHSL Tier-1 Cut Off 2021
Category Cut off Marks
UR141.88884
SC114.16301
ST108.88563
OBC139.46324
EWS117.59934
ESM72.10346
OH106.37516
HH63.80870
VH93.81684
PwD – Other51.12050

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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

  1. What was the last date to apply online for SSC CHSL 2023 Exam?

The last date to apply online for SSC CHSL 2023 Exam is 8th June 2023 as per SSC Calendar 2023.

  1. Are there fixed timings for different sections in SSC CHSL Tier-I Exam?

No, There is no sectional timing in SSC CHSL Exam. The total duration of Tier-I exam is 60 minutes.

  1. Is there Any Negative Marking in SSC CHSL Online Exam?

Yes, there is a negative marking for wrong answers in Tier-I of SSC CHSL. 1/4th of the total marks will be deducted for the question marked wrong by the candidate.

  1. In which language is the SSC CHSL 2023 exam question paper will be?

All SSC EXAM question papers will be in both English and Hindi except the English Language.

 

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