SSC CHSL 2021 Exam Date: Check Application Form, Eligibility Criteria

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The Staff Selection Commission or SSC is one among the leading Govt. Organizations that are liable for employing the candidates for the service of the state . It conducts a no. of exam for the graduates, 12th Pass, and 10th Pass candidates annually. annually over lakhs and lakhs of applications are filed online for the exams conducted by it. employment under the SSC provides better facilities, services in every aspect of our lives, and therefore the development of our country.

Here we are discussing the Combined Higher Secondary Level (CHSL) for recruitment in various Ministries/ Departments/ Organizations of the govt of India. For this exam over 20 lakh applications are received annually . One aspect that creates it a highly coveted job opportunity is its educational qualification which is 12th Pass.

The posts for which the SSC CHSL Exam are as follows:

  1. • Postal Assistants/Sorting Assistants(PA/SA)
  2. • Data Entry Operator (DEO).
  3. • Lower Divisional Clerk (LDC).

SSC CHSL 2021 Notification

Staff Selection Commission (SSC) has been working day in, outing to stick to its calendar since August 2020. SSC has released the notification for the post of Lower Divisional Clerk (LDC)/ Junior Secretariat Assistant (JSA), Postal Assistant/ Sorting Assistant (PA/SA), and Data Entry Operator(DEO) on 06th November 2020. the web application for the combined higher secondary level examination (CHSL) from 06th November. Candidates can apply for the recruitment till 26th December 2020 (extended). The tier 1 exam is for 2021 goes to require place from 12to to 27th April 2021 Candidates are advised to go to this page regularly for any updates.

SSC CHSL 2021 Notification

After almost a year students are becoming some ray of hope from the SSC. Candidates can check the notification details including eligibility, posts, exam dates & form from the given paragraphs. SSC CHSL 2021 Notification includes details as officially released on the web site . The notification PDF is out there that the link is provided. a couple of days ago, a clipping was released for confirmation of the CHSL date. Read on to seek out out.

SSC CHSL 2021 Exam

Exam NameSSC CHSL (Staff Selection Commission-Combined Higher Secondary Level)
Conducting BodyStaff Selection Commission (SSC)
Exam LevelNational Level
Exam FrequencyAnnually
Exam Mode
  • Tier-I: Online (CBT)
  • Tier-II: Offline (Descriptive)
  • Tier-III- Typing/Skill Test
  • Exam Duration
  • Tier-I: 60 minutes
  • Tier-II: 60 minutes
  • Tier-III- 15 minutes
  • Exam PurposeSelection of candidates for posts of LDC, JSA, PA, SA, and DEO
    Exam LanguageEnglish and Hindi
    Exam Helpdesk No.011-24361359
    Official Website

    SSC CHSL 2021 Exam Dates

    The exam dates for SSC CHSL 2021 are released by SSC along with its official notification. Check all the Important Dates for SSC CHSL Notification 2021 here.

    SSC CHSL 2021 Important Dates

    SSC CHSL 2021 Notification Date06th November 2020
    Online Form submission Start06th November 2020
    Last Date to Apply Online for SSC CHSL 202126th December 2020 (Extended)
    Last date for Online Payment28th December 2020
    Last date for payment through Challan (during working hours of Bank)01st January 2021
    SSC CHSL 2021 Tier 1 Exam Dates (for Leftover candidates)12 April to 27 April 2021
    SSC CHSL 2021 Tier-1 Answer Key DateTo be notified later
    SSC CHSL 2021 Tier 1 Result DateTo be notified later
    SSC CHSL 2021 Tier 2 Exam DateAvailable Soon
    SSC CHSL 2021 Tier 2 Result DateTo be notified later
    SSC CHSL 2021 Tier 3 Exam DatesTo be notified later
    SSC CHSL 2021 Final Result DateTo be notified later

    SSC CHSL 2019-20: Important Dates

    Candidates can also check the tentative SSC CHSL 2019-20 Important dates in the below table:

    SSC CHSL Notification Date03rd of December 2019
    Online Form submission Start03rd December 2019-10th January 2020
    Tier 1 ResultDecember 2020 (Tentative)
    Tier-II Exam Date14th February 2021

    SSC CHSL 2021: Vacancy

    The number of vacancies for the SSC CHSL 2021 will be updated soon. Candidates can check the number of vacancies for 2019-20 recruitment. For SSC CHSL 2019-20, 4893 vacancies have been released. The post wise vacancy is mentioned below:

    LDC/ JSA1269
    PA/ SA3598
    Total4893 Vacancies

    SSC CHSL Last Year Vacancy (2018-19)

    LDC/ JSA1855
    PA/ SA3880

    All the aspiring candidates of SSC CHSL 2021 have to abide by all the Eligibility Criteria decided by the Commission.

    1. Nationality

    • Candidate of SSC CHSL 2021 must be a Citizen of either India or Nepal or Bhutan. If a candidate is a citizen of Nepal or Bhutan shall have a Certificate of Eligibility issued by the Government of India in favor of him/her.

    2. Educational Qualification

    • Educational/Technical Qualification & Experience:–  
      (A) The basic requirement is a pass certificate in class 12 from a recognized board or university.
      (B) For the post of DEO in the office of Comptroller and Auditor General of India (C&AG),
      applicants must have studied science and mathematics as main subjects in Class 12th.

    Note: Candidates who are appearing in their 12th standard can also apply provided they produce the educational qualification and the documentary evidence from the board/ university as of January 1st, 2021

    3. Age Limit (as of 01 January 2021)

    1. The age of candidates must be between 18 to 27 years.
    2. SSC CHSL Age Relaxation: As per government guidelines age relaxation in SSC CHSL 2021 is given in the table below:
    CategoryAge Relaxation
    OBC3 years
    ST/SC5 years
    PH+Gen10 years
    PH + OBC13 years
    PH + SC/ST15 years
    Ex-Servicemen (Gen)3 years
    Ex-Servicemen (OBC)6 years
    Ex-Servicemen (SC/ST)8 years

    Application Fee For SSC CHSL Exam 2021

    The Application Fee for SSC CHSL 2021 as per the categories is given below:

    General/OBCRs 100/-
    SC/ST/Ex-Serviceman/FemaleFee exempted

    Prerequisites for SSC CHSL 2021 Application Form:

    Important things which you should keep with you while filling the Application Form:

    1. Scanned copy of your Signature ( 1kb < Size < 12 kb ) in JPG format.
    2. Scanned copy of your Photo ( 20 kb < Size <  50kb ) in JPG format.
    3. You should have a valid E-Mail I.D with you which can be used for registration purposes.
    4. You should have valid Identity Proof with you.
    5. The photograph should not be more than three months old from the date of the publication of the Notice of Examination.
    6. The date on which the photograph has been taken should be clearly printed on the photograph.

    Apply Online For SSC CHSL 2021

    Eligible and interested candidates may apply online for SSC CHSL 2021 Recruitment. The link for the online application is available below.

    SSC CHSL 2021 Selection Procedure

    1. SSC CHSL 2021 Selection Process is based on the result of all three tiers.
    2. Candidates need to qualify for each tier to appear in the subsequent tier.
    3. The final selection list is prepared by shortlisting applicants based on their cumulative performance across the first two tiers.
    4. Tier 3, a skill-based test is a final stage to ensure that candidates possess the required skills. This stage will be qualifying in nature.
    5. After qualifying all the three tiers the candidates will be called for the Document Verification.
    6. Candidates will be allotted to the various departments for the post of Postal Assistant/Sorting Assistants, Data Entry Operators, Lower Divisional Clerks, and Court Clerks based on their merit and preference of post.

    SSC CHSL 2021: Exam Pattern

    The exam pattern of SSC CHSL 2021 is explained in the tables below. SSC CHSL 2021 comprises three Tiers. Tier-I is mainly screening exams and scoring also.

    TierType of ExaminationMode of examination
    Tier-IObjective Multiple ChoiceCBT (Online)
    Tier-IIDescriptive Paper in Hindi/ EnglishPen and Paper Mode
    Tier-IIIComputer Proficiency Test/ Skill Test-

    The SSC CHSL 2021 Tier I and Tier II are scheduled to be held from 16th to 27th March 2020 and 28th June 2020 respectively. The elaborated Exam Patterns of Tier I, Tier II, and Tier III of SSC CHSL 2021 Recruitment are given in the table below. Candidates need to know every bit of exam pattern to prepare well for every section of the examination.

    TierSubjectNumber of QuestionsMaximum MarksTime allowed
    IGeneral Intelligence and Reasoning255060 Minutes (Total)
    IGeneral Awareness255060 Minutes (Total)
    IQuantitative Aptitude255060 Minutes (Total)
    IEnglish Comprehension255060 Minutes (Total)
    -Total10020060 Minutes (Total)

    Note- In Tier-I, there will be a negative marking of 0.50 for each wrong answer.
    After qualifying Tier-I of SSC CHSL 2021 Examination. Candidates have to appear for Tier II and Tier III. SSC CHSL Tier-II is scheduled to be held on 28th June 2020. The Exam Pattern of SSC CHSL Tier-II and Tier III and is explained in the table below.

    TierMode of ExaminationScheme of ExaminationMaximum MarksTime Allowed
    IIPen and Paper ModeDescriptive Paper in English or Hindi (Writing of Essay/ Precis/ Letter/ Application etc.)10060 minutes
    IIIComputer Proficiency/ Skill TestProficiency in Word Processing, Spreadsheets and Generation of Slides and Typing TestNo MarksNot mentioned

    Students must note down that Tier II is scoring and qualifying in nature while Tier III is only qualifying in nature. You have to do well in all the Tiers of the SSC CHSL Examination. Candidates can check the detailed exam pattern and Syllabus on our website by clicking on the link provided below.

    SSC CHSL 2021 Syllabus

    SSC CHSL 2021 Tier I comprises four Sections/Subjects that are mentioned below:

    1. General Knowledge
    2. Quantitative Aptitude
    3. General Reasoning
    4. English Comprehension
    General ReasoningGeneral KnowledgeQuantitative AptitudeEnglish Comprehension
    Verbal ReasoningCurrent AffairsPercentageReading Comprehension
    SyllogismAwards and HonoursNumber SeriesGrammar
    Circular Seating ArrangementBooks and AuthorsData InterpretationVocabulary
    Linear Seating ArrangementSportsMensuration and GeometryVerbal Ability
    Double LineupEntertainmentQuadratic EquationSynonyms-Antonyms
    SchedulingObituariesInterestActive and Passive Voice
    Input-OutputImportant DatesProblems of AgesPara Jumbles
    Blood RelationsScientific ResearchProfit and LossFill in the Blanks
    Directions and DistancesStatic General Knowledge (History, Geography, etc.)Ratio and Proportions & Mixture and AlligationError Correction
    Ordering and RankingPortfoliosSpeed, Distance, and TimeCloze Test
    Data SufficiencyPersons in NewsTime and Work
    Coding and DecodingImportant SchemesNumber System
    Code InequalitiesData Sufficiency

    SSC CHSL Pay Scale: Salary After 7th Pay Commission

    The PayScale for each of the posts is tabulated below for SSC CHSL 2021.

    SSC CHSL Posts And Pay Scale

    SSC CHSL PostsSSC CHSL Pay Scale
    Junior Secretariat Assistant (JSA)19,900-63,200
    Lower Divisional Clerk (LDC)19,900-63,200
    Sorting Assistant (SA)25,500-81,100
    Postal Assistant (PA)25,500-81,100
    DEO (Grade A)25,500-81,100
    Data Entry Operator (DEO)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 in 2017 is given below:

    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 in 2017 is given below:

    PostBasic PayHRATAGross SalaryIn HandCity
    Court Clerk1990031849002398420369X

    SSC CHSL Cut-Off

    For your convenience, you can have a look at the previous year’s cut-off of the SSC CHSL Exam.

    SSC CHSL 2018-19 TIER- 1 Cut-Off

    SSC CHSL 2018-19 Tier I Cut Off Marks: Post-Wise

    Category/PostsDEO (Other than C&AG)DEO in C&AGLDC/JSA and PA/SA
    Other PWD--50.00
    Total Candidates Qualified175233045101

    SSC CHSL 2021 Admit Card

    SSC has released the exam dates for the candidates for the CHSL exam. Admit Card. The expected date is generally 4-5 days before the exam date, which means the tentative date could be March 2021.

    To download the admit card for SSC CHSL you will need to have your SSC Registration no. and Password. Only after entering these two can you log in to obtain your admit card to appear for the SSC CHSL Tier I Exam 2021.

    SSC CHSL 2021 Answer Key

    SSC will release the CHSL Answer Key after the Examination is over. The expected date is generally 10 days after the commencement of the exam, which means the tentative date could be towards the beginning of August-September.

    SSC CHSL 2021 Result

    After declaring the SSC CHSL Answer Key, the SSC will declare the Result. One can expect the result to be declared in a month from the date of declaration of the SSC CHSL Answer Key.

    Candidates are requested to stay updated with this website for the details of CHSL 2021 for Admit card, result, and all the important information. These will be updated as soon as they are released officially. Stay updated with the website to check the details of the same!

    A candidate must indicate the Center(s) in the online Application Form in which he/ she desires to take the examination. Details about the Examination Centers and Regional Offices under whose jurisdiction these Examination Centers are located are as follows:

    Examination Centers & Center CodeSSC Region and States/ UTs under the jurisdiction of the Region
    Agra(3001), Allahabad(3003), Bareilly(3005), Gorakhpur(3007) , Kanpur(3009), Lucknow(3010), Meerut(3011), Varanasi(3013), Bhagalpur(3201), Muzaffarpur(3205),Patna(3206)Central Region (CR)/ Bihar and Uttar Pradesh
    Gangtok(4001), Ranchi(4205), Barasat(4402), Berhampore (WB)(4403), Chinsurah (4405), Jalpaiguri(4408), Kolkata(4410), Malda(4412), Midnapur(4413), Siliguri(4415), Berhampore(Odisha) (4602), Bhubaneshwar(4604), Cuttack(4605), Keonjhargarh(4606), Sambalpur(4609), Port Blair (4802)Eastern Region (ER)/ Andaman & The Nicobar Islands, Jharkhand, Odisha, Sikkim and West Bengal
    Bangalore(9001), Dharwar(9004), Gulbarga(9005), Mangalore(9008), Mysore(9009), Kochi(9204), Kozhikode(Calicut)(9206), Thiruvananthapuram(9211), Thrissur(9212)Karnataka, Kerala Region (KKR)/ Lakshadweep, Karnataka and Kerala
    Bhopal(6001), Chindwara(6003), Guna(6004), Gwalior(6005), Indore(6006), Jabalpur(6007), Khandwa(6009), Ratlam(6011), Satna(6014), Sagar(6015), Ambikapur(6201), Bilaspur(6202) Jagdalpur(6203), Raipur(6204), Durg(6205)Madhya Pradesh Sub-Region (MPR)/ Chhattisgarh and Madhya Pradesh
    Almora(2001), Dehradun(2002), Haldwani(2003), Srinagar (Uttarakhand)(2004), Haridwar(2005), Delhi(2201), Ajmer(2401), Alwar(2402), Bharatpur(2403), Bikaner(2404), Jaipur(2405), Jodhpur(2406), Kota(2407), Sriganganagar(2408), Udaipur(2409)Northern Region (NR)/ NCT of Delhi, Rajasthan and Uttarakhand
    Anantnag(1001), Baramula(1002), Jammu(1004), Leh(1005), Rajouri(1006), Srinagar(J&K)(1007), Kargil(1008), Dodda (1009), Hamirpur(1202), Shimla(1203), Bathinda (1401), Jalandhar(1402), Patiala(1403), Amritsar(1404), Chandigarh(1601)North Western Sub-Region (NWR)/ Chandigarh, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir and Punjab
    Guntur(8001), Kurnool(8003), Rajahmundry(8004), Tirupati(8006), Vishakhapatnam(8007), Vijaywada(8008), Chennai(8201), Coimbatore(8202), Madurai(8204), Tiruchirapalli(8206), Tirunelveli(8207), Puducherry(8401), Hyderabad(8601), Nizamabad(8602), Warangal(8603)Southern Region (SR)/ Andhra Pradesh, Puducherry, Tamil Nadu and Telangana.
    Ahmedabad(7001), Vadodara(7002), Rajkot(7006), Surat(7007), Bhavnagar(7009), Kutch(7010), Amravati(7201), Aurangabad(7202), Kolhapur(7203), Mumbai(7204), Nagpur(7205), Nanded (7206), Nashik(7207), Pune(7208), Thane(7210), Bhandara(7211), Chandrapur(7212), Akola(7213), Jalgaon(7214), Ahmednagar(7215), Alibaug(7216), Panaji(7801)Western Region (WR)/ Dadra and Nagar Haveli, Daman and Diu, Goa, Gujarat and Maharashtra
    Itanagar(5001), Dibrugarh(5102), Guwahati(Dispur)(5105), Jorhat(5107), Silchar(5111), Kohima(5302), Shillong(5401), Imphal(5501), Churachandpur(5502), Ukhrul(5503), Agartala(5601), Aizwal(5701)North Eastern Region (NER)/ Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland and Tripura.

    SSC CHSL 2021 Resolution of Tie Cases

    In the event of a tie in scores of candidates in Tier-I+Teir-II examinations, merit will be decided by applying the following criteria, one after another, till the tie is resolved:

    1. Total marks of the Tier-II Examination.
    2. Total marks in Tier-I Examination.
    3. Date of birth, with the older candidates, placed higher.
    4. Alphabetical order in which the first names of the candidates appear.

    SSC CHSL Educational Qualification Code

    Educational Qualification CodeCode
    BA (Hons.)6
    B. Com.7
    B.Com. (Hons.)8
    B.Sc. (Hons.)10
    B. Ed.11
    B. Tech14
    AMIE (Part A & Part B)15
    B.Sc. (Engg.)16
    Graduation issued by Defence19
    (Indian Army, Air Force, Navy)
    B. Lib.20
    B. Pharm.21
    PG Diploma24
    M. Sc.27
    M. Tech.31
    M. Sc. (Engg.)32

    Q 1. How much percentage is required in the 12th Class for SSC CHSL.?
    Ans: There is no bar on percentage, anyone who had passed the 12th class can fill the SSC CHSL Application.
    Q 2.SSC CHSL exam is online or offline.?
    Ans. SSC CHSL exam is an online exam.
    Q 3: What is the age limit for SSC CHSL.?
    Ans: The candidate’s age must be between 18 and 27 years to be eligible for SSC CHSL 2021.
    Q 4. Is there any negative marking on the SSC CHSL examination?
    Ans: Yes, 0.25 marks will be deducted for wrong answers.
    Q 5: Is it mandatory to appear for all the tiers of the SSC CHSL exam?
    Ans: Yes, candidates need to appear for all the tiers of the exam to qualify for the SSC CHSL exam.

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