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SSC CHSL Recruitment 2018

Staff Selection Commission has released SSC CHSL Notification 2017-18 on 17th November at SSC CHSL 2017-18 Recruitment has released to recruit candidates for 5134 Posts on various Ministries and Department of Government of India. The SSC is a government organization that yearly conducts CHSL examination. The Combined Higher Level Secondary examination is one of the most important exams which is conducted for the recruitment of Data Entry Operator and other posts. SSC CHSL 2018 Tier I exam was conducted from 4th March to 28th March 2018 and Tier II exam has will be conducted on 15th July 2018 to recruit the eligible candidates for Postal Assistants/Sorting Assistants, Lower Divisional Clerks, and Data Entry Operators (LDC & DEO) Posts. Here we are giving all the details regarding this examination including SSC CHSL 2017-18 Recruitment, Exam dates, vacancy details, eligibility criteria, age limit, exam pattern, syllabus, etc.

Latest Update: SSC CHSL Tier-II Exam Date is changed and now exam date is 15th July 2018.

Breaking News !!! SSC ने किये कुछ महत्वपूर्ण बदलाव जानिए अब आपको क्या करना है

Previous Updates: SSC has released the revised vacancy notification for SSC CHSL 2017 exam in which total 5134 vacancies are available. Candidates should check it now. 

Previous Updates: The Commission was informed that in the morning Shift on 7.3.2018, at one venue namely R.S. Digital, Patna, a candidate was found indulging in unfair means with the assistance of a Test Administrator. The Commission has taken a serious view of the incident and has cancelled the candidature of the candidate with immediate effect and has also initiated criminal proceedings against the candidate and the Test Administrator. Furthermore, as an additional safeguard, all examination functionaries of the aforesaid venue are being changed w.e.f. 8.3.2018.

SSC CHSL Recruitment 2017-18 Details:

Examination Name

SSC CHSL  (10+2) 2017-18

Organized by

Staff Selection Commission (SSC)

Exam Mode


Name of Posts

SSC CHSL (10+2)

Total Number of Vacancies


Apply Mode


Official Website

Important Dates:

SSC CHSL 2018 Notification Release Date

17th November 2017

SSC CHSL Apply Online Starting Date

18th November 2017

SSC CHSL Application Form Last Date

27th December 2017

Tier-I Exam Date

4th March to 28th March 2018

Tier-II (Descriptive Paper)

15th July 2018

Tier-III (Skill Test) Exam Date

Nov-Dec 2018

Eligibility Criteria

Educational Qualification:

12th / equivalent exam from a government recognized Board

Age Limit:

Minimum - 18 Years

Maximum - 27th Years

Application Fee

General / OBC

Rs. 100/-



Selection Process

Tier 1

Computer Based Test Objective (CBT)

Tier 2


Tier 3

Skill Test

Important Links 

Download SSC CHSL 2018 Notification

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SSC CHSL 2018 Apply Online

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SSC CHSL Admit Card

Click Here

CHSL Tier-I Answer Key

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CHSL Tier-I Result Status

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SSC CHSL Application Form 2017 online submission has been started from 18th November and it will be closed on 18th December 2017. Therefore, SSC CHSL 2017 Online Form link has been activated online on the official website. Therefore, candidates are advised to apply online for SSC CHSL 2017-18 Exam on or before the last date. Here, candidates can get all the latest updates regarding SSC CHSL Recruitment 2018. We have updated all the required and necessary details.

SSC CHSL Recruitment 2018 Vacancy Details :

The SSC CHSL 2018 has offered recruitment for three major posts. The 3259 total number of vacancies have been released after the releasing the notification. Candidates are advised to read the full official notification. The commission has released 3259 vacancies. Let's have a look - 

  • Name of Organization: – Staff Selection Commission
  • Examination Name: Combined Higher Secondary Level (10+2) Examination 2017-18
  • Name of Posts: – Postal/Sorting Assistant, Court Clerk, Lower Division Clerk (LDC) & Data Entry Operator (DEO)
  • Total Vacancies: 5134


Post's Name

Vacancies in 2017

Vacancies in 2016

Pay Scale

Grade Pay


Lower Division Clerk (LDC)/ Junior Secretariat Assistant (JSA)



Rs. 5200-20200



Postal Assistant (PA)/ Sorting Assistant (SA)



Rs. 5200-20200

Rs. 2400


Data Entry Operator(DEO) in C & AG



Rs. 5200-20200

Rs. 2400


Court Clerks



Rs. 5200-20200

Rs. 1900


DEO in Other Deptt.



Rs. 8000/-

Rs. 2400




SSC CHSL 2018 Eligibility Criteria :

Education Qualification: Candidates need to check their eligibility criteria before applying for SSC CHSL Recruitment 2018. As the name suggests, Combined Higher level Secondary Exam requires candidates who have passed the 12th exam or an equivalent exam from a government recognized Board or University. To apply for Data Entry Operator in the Office of Comptroller and Auditor General of India, candidates must have passed 12th Standard in Science stream with Mathematics as a subject from a recognized Board or equivalent.

Age Limit: Candidates who want to apply for SSC CHSL 2018 Exam their age should be between 18 to 27 years. Age relaxation is applicable for the reserved category candidates as per the govt rules. 18-27 years as on 01.08.2018 (Candidates born not before 02-08-1991 and not later than 01-08-2000).

The relaxation in age is as per government policies which are as follow:


Age Relaxation


5 years


3 years


10 years


13 years


15 years

Ex- Serviceman (Unreserved / General)

03 years after deduction of military service rendered

Ex-Servicemen (OBC)

06 years ( 3 years + 3 years) after deduction of the military service rendered from the actual age as on the closing date.

Ex-Servicemen (SC/ST)

08 years ( 3 years + 5 years) after deduction of the military service rendered from the actual age as on the closing date

Central Govt. Civilian Employees (General/Unreserved) who have rendered not less than 3 years regular and continuous service as on crucial date

Up to 40 years of age

Central Govt. Civilian Employees ( OBC ) who have rendered not less than 3 years regular and continuous service as on crucial date.

Up to 43 years

Central Govt. Civilian Employees ( SC/ST ) who have rendered not less than 3 years regular and continuous service as on crucial date.

Up to 45 years of age

Candidates who had ordinarily been domiciled in the State of Jammu & Kashmir( Unreserved/General )

5 years

Candidates who had ordinarily been domiciled in the State of Jammu & Kashmir( OBC )

8 years

Candidates who had ordinarily been domiciled in the State of Jammu & Kashmir( SC/ST)

10 years

Widows / Divorced Women / Women judicially separated and who are not remarried ( Unreserved/General )

Up to 35 years of age

Widows / Divorced Women / Women judicially separated and who are not remarried( OBC )

Up to 38 years of age

 Widows / Divorced Women / Women judicially separated and who are not remarried( SC/ST )

Up to 40 years of age

Defence Personnel disabled in operation during hostilities with any foreign country or in a disturbed area and released as a consequence thereof (Unreserved/General )

5 years

 Defence Personnel disabled in operation during hostilities with any foreign country or in a disturbed area and released as a consequence thereof (OBC )

8 (5+3) years

Defence Personnel disabled in operation during hostilities with any foreign country or in a disturbed  area and released as a consequence thereof (SC/ST)

10 (5+5) years

SSC CHSL Application Form 2017-18 :

The SSC CHSL 2017 Application Form online submission process has been started from 18th November and it has been closed on 27th December 2017. Candidates need to visit the official website for more details. Candidates are advised to apply online for SSC CHSL 2018 examination before the last date because after closing the candidates will not apply for it. Therefore, candidates are advised to apply online till 27th December 2017. 

How to Apply for SSC CHSL Recruitment 2018?

  • Visit the official website -
  • Click on the "Notices" section
  • Click on the "CHSL" section and read official notification carefully
  • Click on the "Apply" Section
  • After that Click on the "Click Here to Apply"
  • A new window will open 
  • If you are old user then log in with registration no and password otherwise register first
  • Fill the application form with all the required details
  • Upload scanned copy of photograph, signature, and required documents
  • Pay the fee and then submit the form
  • Take the hard copy of the application form

SSC CHSL Application Fee :

Candidates will have to pay Rs 100/- as SSC CHSL application fee. However, all female/ SC/ST and physically handicapped candidates are exempted from the application fee. The payment can be done using net banking, debit cards etc, while offline the application fee can be deposited by SBI challan or CRF stamps that can be bought from any post office.

SSC CHSL 2018 Exam Pattern :

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

Here, We have mentioned the SSC CHSL 2018 Exam Pattern, which will be helpful for candidates who are going to appear in SSC CHSL 2018 Exam, There will be a written exam followed by a skill test. The pattern of the written exam is mentioned below -

SSC CHSL 2018 Tier-I Exam Pattern



Maximum Questions

Maximum Marks

Time Duration


General Intelligence and Reasoning



60 Minutes


General Awareness




Quantitative Aptitude




English Comprehension






Points to be the highlight: -

  • The question paper will be available in both languages I.e. English & Hindi
  • The questions will be MCQ
  • There will be Negative marking and for each wrong answer, 0.50 marks will be deducted.
  • There will be 25 questions from each of the above sections
  • The total number of marks will be 200

There will be a skill test for the post of Data Operator and the other test will be a typing test for the post of Assistant and clerk.

Tier II Exam Pattern

The tier II will be a descriptive type of total 100 marks in ‘Pen and Paper Mode. It will be of one-hour duration and candidate need to write an easy of 200-250 words and letter/ application of 150-200 words. The paper Tier-II (Descriptive Paper) will have to be written either in Hindi or in English. Part paper written in Hindi and Part in English will not be evaluated.

Skill Test/ Typing Test:

In this stage, candidates will have to give a typing speed test. The test will be conducted for both English and Hindi languages:

  • For English medium-  typing speed of 35 words per minute
  • For Hindi medium – typing speed of 30 words per minute.

Test will be 10 minutes and printed matter in English containing about 2000-2200 strokes/key-depressions. VH candidates (with 40% disability and above) will be allowed 30 minutes.

SSC CHSL 2018 Selection Procedure :

For the SSC CHSL Recruitment 2018, the selection of the candidate will be done on the basis of written examination performance. Candidate needs to get qualified in order to get selected. Candidates need to clear all the stages i.e. Tier I and Tier II to get final selection. A candidate who will qualify both the tiers will be required to appear in typing test/ skill test. The Final selection will be done by considering over all performance and Merit Position scored by the candidate.

SSC CHSL Syllabus 2018 :

Here, we have mentioned the SSC CHSL exam syllabus which will helpful for candidates who are preparing for SSC CHSL 2018 Examination.

I. General Intelligence: It would include questions of both verbal and non-verbal type. 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. 

II. 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. 

III. 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 Alligation, 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) Standard Identities like sin20 + Cos20=1 etc, 

STATISTICAL CHARTS : Tables and Graphs: Histogram, Frequency polygon, Bar-diagram, Pie-chart 

General Awareness: In this section, questions related to History, Culture, Geography, Economic Scene, General policy and scientific research will be asked. Also the candidate needs to be aware about the surroundings and current happenings around the nation.

SSC CHSL Admit Card 2018 :

SSC CHSL Admit Card 2018 will be released by the Staff Selection Commission for Tier-I before 10 to 15 days of examination region wise. SSC CHSL Tier-II Exam will be conducted on 15th July 2018. All candidates (who have successfully submitted the application form of CHSL) will be able to download SSC CHSL 2018 Admit Card from the official website. Candidates will be able to download the admit card from official website of Staff Selection Commission and should go through all the mentioned instructions carefully.

SSC CHSL Cut Off 2018 :

SSC CHSL Cut Off 2018 will be released at the time of result declaration for the candidates who will be selected for the Descriptive Paper (Tier-II) exam. Cut-Off marks are the minimum qualifying marks which should be obtained by the applicants to qualify the examination. Below, we have given the Cut off marks, so candidates should check the given table. Candidates can check Expected SSC CHSL Tier-I Cut off Marks 2018. Below we have given the last year cut off marks of SSC CHSL Tier-I exam.

SSC CHSL 2016 Tier-I Cut-Off Category Wise 

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

Post wise SSC CHSL Cut off Marks 2016

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

SSC CHSL Result 2018 :

After the completion of the descriptive paper, SSC CHSL Tier-II Result 2016-17 declared on 18th October 2017. SSC CHSL Tier-II Exam was conducted on 9th July 2017. Only those candidates had appeared in SSC CHSL Tier-II examination who got good marks in SSC CHSL Tier-I Exam Result 2016. The Commission has declared CHSL Tier-II Result 2017 on 13th October. Candidates will be able to check SSC CHSL Final Result 2016 from here on 16th February 2018.

SSC CHSL Result 2018 for Tier-I examination will be announced on the official website after 2 or 3 months of examination.

SSC CHSL Previous Year Papers :

If we solve the previous year papers then we can make a good command to solve the paper soon. For the reason that it is a key to success to helps us in getting thorough enough about the syllabus and structure of the question paper. It also makes us aware about the difficulty level of the question paper, though it varies from year to year. But these SSC CHSL Previous Year Papers will surely let you achieve more success in SSC CHSL 2018 examination.

SSC CHSL Preparation :

Here, we have given some SSC CHSL Preparation Tips and Tricks, which help candidates for doing preparation in less time.

  • Focus on your reading skills. You must know how to write and speak in English fluently if you want to apply for the exam.
  • Make sure you have all the required resources before you start preparing for the exam.
  • Spend more time to study and practice the topics you find difficult. Gradually, if you focus on them you will find that you are able to solve them with much ease.
  • Having a good vocabulary will help you a lot. Candidates may refer to Norman and Lewis Word power for a vast collection of common vocabulary.
  • The reasoning section is considered the most important section for the exam. Thus, one needs to be thorough with the basics. The focus should be to not build short-cuts and practice the methods step wise to avoid making mistakes at the last moment.
  • Candidates may refer to for additional practice.
  • Once the basics are right and thorough, the advanced reasoning questions can be easily thought upon and solved. You should also try to develop methods for speed calculations.
  • Getting your grammar concepts on your tips is very important. You might refer to Khan Academy for easy understanding and practice sessions of various grammatical concepts.
  • Cover entire syllabus to secure better marks. Try not to miss out on the major topics.
  • Make notes properly and try to discuss difficulties with your friends and teachers. Group study helps understanding in a better way.
  • Reading the newspaper (The Hindu or Times of India) and being aware of the current affairs is the way to crack this subject. Magazines like Competition success review can be referred.
  • Maintain a healthy lifestyle and sleep well. The key to crack this exam is to stay calm and be focused.
  • Join SSC CHSL 2018 Online Coaching and practice on the daily basis.

Important Books-

  • English: Norman and Lewis, Oxford dictionary, Vikas Aggarwal
  • Reasoning: Arihant, Mother’s, Peeyush Bhardwaj
  • Quantitative Aptitude- NK Singh, R.S Aggarwal
  • Computer: Lucent
  • General aptitude: RS Aggarwal, Competition Success review, Manorama year book.
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