SSC CHSL Exam 2017 Notification Out – Zone Wise Vacancies, Eligibility, Paper Pattern, Application Form and Dates.
SSC CHSL 2017 Notification: The Staff Selection Committee (SSC) has invited applications for Combined Higher Secondary Level (CHSL) for as many as 3,259 posts and the updates can be checked at ssc.nic.in. The last date to apply online is December 12. While the date of Computer Based Examination(Tier-I)exam is scheduled to be held from March 4 to March 26, exams for tier II (Descriptive paper) will be held on July 8. As per the notification issued by the SSC, the tentative vacancies for the posts of LDC/JSA, PostalAssistant/ Sorting AssistantandDEO are 898, 2359, 2 and Data Entry Operator Grade”A”-Nil, respectively. It also said that reservations for SC/ST/OBC/ExS/PWD etc. categories are available as per government orders.
Those candidates between the age limit of 18-27 years as on August 8, 2018, are eligible to apply. However, for SC/ST, permissible limit of 5 years has been given. For OBC and PwD, the permissible age limits are 3 and 10 respectively. It is to be noted that for ex-servicemen, who have already secured employment in civil side under Central Government in Group ‘C’posts on regular basis and have already availed of the benefits of reservation given to ex-servicemen are not eligible for reservation.
Interested candidates must have passed class 12 or equivalent examination from any recognised Board or University. Those applying for Data Entry Operator in the Office of Comptroller and Auditor General of India must have passed class XII in Science stream with Mathematics as a subject from a recognised Board or equivalent, the notice further added.
Those willing must apply online through the website ssconline.nic.in. or ‘Click here to apply’ link provided by ssc.nic.in Candidates will also have to pay fee of Rs 100, which can be paid through SBI Challan/ SBI Net Banking or by using Visa/ Mastercard/MaestroCredit/ Debit card.
SSC CHSL 2017 Vacancies
SSC CHSL Vacancies for the post of Court Clerk
Court Clerks, as the name suggests, are vacancies in various tribunals. A candidate may need to have the skill of English/Hindi typing for such a post. These posts are generally available in Major cities.
The code for this post is ‘C’. Candidates wishing to get this job may use this code in their application form. The pay scale for this post is PB I, which means a pay scale of INR 5200-20200. Also, the GP or the Grade Pay for this post is INR 1900.
Candidates may look at the following table for number of vacancies available for this post:-
|Organization||Category Wise Vacancies||Total|
|Department of Legal Affairs||13||3||2||7||25|
In addition to these, there is 1 vacancy for visually handicapped (vh) candidates as well.
SSC CHSL – Vacancies for the post of Postal Assistant/ Sorting Assistant
Postal Assistant/ Sorting Assistants are generally required at Post Offices. So candidates may assume that if they get selected for this job, they will have to work in Post Office. As Post Offices are spread all over the country, from Metro Cities or small villages, candidates may be allotted a job anywhere in their region.
Code for this post is ‘PA/SA’. This job has a pay scale of INR 5200-20200 (PB I), with a Grade Pay (GP) of INR 2400. Here is table providing details of vacancies for this post:-
|Organization||Category Wise Vacancies||Total|
|Department of Post or Ministry of Communications and IT||1840||474||237||744||3295|
In addition to these, there are posts for 323 Ex-servicemen (exs), 37 for orthopedically handicapped, 38 for hearing handicapped (hh) and 38 for visually handicapped (vh) candidates.
SSC CHSL – Vacancies for Data Entry Operator
Data Entry Operators are needed in various departments and ministries of government. These are often known as ‘DEO’.
Code for this job is D and pay scale is INR 5200 to 20200. Grade Pay for this post is INR 2400. Here is a list of vacancies for this post:-
|Organization Name||Category Wise Vacancies|
|Comptroller and Auditor General||252||75||38||135||50||5||5||5|
|Controller General of Account||1||2||0||0||0||0||0||0|
|Department of Animal Husbandry, Dairying and Fisheries||1||0||0||0||0||0||0||0|
|Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion||4||1||1||0||1||0||1||0|
SSC CHSL – Vacancies for Lower Division Clerk
Majority of the vacancies under SSC CHSL are under this post. LDCs are needed in almost all kinds of department that is why there are so many vacancies.
Code for this post is ‘L’. Pay Scale is similar as above mentioned posts, where Grade Pay is INR 1900.
Here is table showing all the vacancies for LDC under various departments, under SSC CHSL:-
|Organization Name||Category Wise Vacancies|
|Agriculture and Co-Operation||1||1||1||0||0||0||1||0|
|Bureau of Police Research and Development||3||0||0||0||0||0||0||1|
|Canteen, Stores Department||60||17||10||28||5||2||2||1|
|Central Administrative Tribunal||6||0||2||9||3||1||0||1|
|Central Bureau Investigation||30||9||4||17||0||2||0||0|
|Central Bureau of Narcotics||7||1||3||0||1||1||0||0|
|Controller General of Account||136||44||27||46||0||1||0||0|
|Controller General of Defence Account||84||25||14||38||5||0||0||0|
|Department of Telecommunication||93||27||12||37||17||0||0||0|
|Department of Electronics and Information Technology||2||0||1||0||1||0||0||0|
|Department of Food and Public Distribution||4||0||0||1||1||0||0||0|
|Department of Forensic Science Services||4||2||0||1||0||0||0||0|
|Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion||7||1||0||5||0||1||1||0|
|Department of Animal Husbandry, Dairying and Fisheries||6||0||0||3||0||0||0||0|
|IHQ MOD (N) DCP||62||18||8||44||17||1||4||2|
|Income Tax Settlement Commission||3||1||0||1||0||0||0||0|
|Indian Coast Guard||4||1||0||1||0||1||0||0|
|MES (ARMY HQ)||322||96||50||147||60||10||2||1|
|Ministry of Communication and IT||34||8||6||9||0||0||0||0|
|Ministry of Communication and IT – HQ||32||10||3||16||0||0||0||0|
|Ministry of Culture||9||2||1||5||0||0||1||0|
|Ministry of Defence||65||20||10||34||13||1||3||1|
|Ministry of Development of North-East Region||4||2||0||2||1||0||0||0|
|Ministry of Environment and Forest||29||6||2||15||0||2||0||0|
|Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (CGHS)||47||9||15||25||0||2||5||3|
|Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (DGHS)||11||5||1||7||0||1||1||1|
|Ministry of External Affairs||11||5||5||7||3||0||1||0|
|Ministry of Home Affairs||3||0||0||0||0||1||0||0|
|Ministry of Information and Broadcasting||24||6||1||13||3||1||0||0|
|Ministry of Labour and Employment||1||1||0||1||0||0||0||0|
|Ministry of Power||0||2||2||2||1||1||0||0|
|Ministry of Statistice and Prog Implementation||23||7||2||1||1||0||0||1|
|Ministry of Urban Development||157||44||32||148||145||4||4||4|
|Ministry of Water Resources||32||9||2||8||3||1||2||0|
|Ministry of Shipping||57||7||2||15||2||0||0||0|
|National Investigation Agency||4||1||0||1||0||0||0||0|
|National Technical Research Organization||16||4||2||8||0||1||0||0|
|Office of Development Commissioner (MSME)||20||6||1||5||0||3||0||0|
|Office of DG Archaeological Survey of India||15||4||2||7||0||1||0||0|
|Registrar General of India||22||2||1||2||1||1||3||1|
SSC CHSL Exam Dates, Calendar 2017
|SSC CHSL Exam Calendar (2017)|
|Application Process for SSC CHSL 2017 Exam will start from||18th November 2017|
|Closing date of application process for SSC CHSL 2017||18th December 2017|
|SSC CHSL 2017 Exam Date (Tier 1)||04th March 2018 – 26th March 2018|
|SSC CHSL 2017 Exam Date (Tier 2- Descriptive test)||08 July 2018|
|SSC CHSL Tier 3 (Skill Test/Typing Test)||Will be updated soon|
SSC CHSL Eligibility Criteria
There are 3 important criteria which a candidate must fulfill in order to be eligible for the SSC CHSL 2017. The 3 parameters are given below:
- The candidates must have qualified higher secondary (10+2) examination or equivalent from a state or central recognized institute.
- The minimum age to apply for SSC CHSL 2017 is 18 years and maximum age is 27 years as on 1st August 2017.
- The relaxation in age will be given as follows-
|For SC/ST age relaxation is||5 years|
|For OBC age relaxation is||3 years|
|For PH age relaxation is||10 years|
|For PH+OBC age relaxation is||13 years|
|For PH+SC/ST age relaxation is||15 years|
SSC CHSL Online Application
The online application for SSC CHSL 2017 exam will begin from 18th November, 2017. The last date to apply online is 18th December, 2017
The candidates can apply for SSC CHSL 2017 either through online or offline mode. The candidates are advised to go through the eligibility criteria before they start application procedure. The candidates can apply through online mode from the official website http://ssc.online.nic.in OR http://ssconline2.gov.in. For offline mode of application procedure the candidates can submit their applications in prescribed format only.
- Online mode of application- For online mode the candidates have to go to the official website of SSC. The candidates have to upload the scanned images of their photograph and signature. To complete the application process they have to pay application fee.
The size of photograph must be between 4 kb to 12 kb & resolution should be of 100 pixel width by 120 pixels height.
The size of signature must be between 1 kb to 12 kb & resolution should be of 140 pixel width by 60 pixels height.
- Offline mode of application- The candidates can get application forms from the sale centres, prescribed offices or by-post as well. The candidates have to send the required documents along with duly filled application form to SSC on or before last date.
SSC CHSL Application Fee
• The required application fee is Rs. 100/–
• Exemption: No fee is required to be paid by female, SC, ST, Physically Handicapped, and Ex-Servicemen candidates
• Applications fee should be pay only through SBI either in the form of challan or through SBI Net Banking or any other bank Credit/Debit Card. Challan form will be generated online
• To pay fee in cash, candidate should take print out of challan generated online after the completion of Part-1 registration. Deposit the requisite fee in any branch of SBI and then continue with the Part-2 registration
• Those candidates who want to pay online can go directly to part-2 registration after completion of part-1 registration. Candidate must supply registration number and date of birth to continue to Part-2 registration.
Posts under SSC CHSL Receruitment:
- Postal Assistant / Sorting Assistant
- Lower Division Clerk (LDC)
- Data Entry Operator (DEO)
- Court Clerk
SSC 10+2 Exam Pattern / SSC LDC Exam Pattern:
The SSC CHSL exam is conducted in the following phases:-
- Tier 1. Online Test
- Tier 2. Descriptive Paper
- Tier 3. Skill Test/Typing Test
SSC CHSL Paper Pattern (Tier 1 – Online Test)
|Sections||Subject||No. of Questions||Marks|
- Total time allowed is 75 minutes.
- The exam will consist of multiple-choice questions only.
- The questions will be set both in English & Hindi for Part-I, III & IV.
- There will be negative marking of 0.50 marks for each wrong answer.
SSC CHSL Paper Pattern (Tier 2 – Descriptive Writing)
Tier 2 (Descriptive Writing) was recently added as the 2nd stage in the recruitment process by Staff Selection Commission. The motive is to assess the writing skills of the candidates that is required in Government jobs. The paper will be:
- A descriptive type paper of 100 marks in ‘Pen and Paper’ mode.
- Time limit for the paper would be given as one hour.
- It would comprise writing of an Essay of 200-250 words and Letter / Application writing of approximately 150-200 words.
- 33 per cent would be the minimum qualifying marks in Tier-II.
- Tier 1 and Tier 2 would be considered while determining the final merit list of the successful candidates
SSC CHSL Paper Pattern (Tier 3 – Skill Test/Typing Test)
a. Skill Test for Data Entry Operators (DEO)
This test is only for those, who have applied for the post of Data Entry Operators (DEO). The details of the Skill Test are as follows: –
- Candidates will be given printed passage in English containing 2000-2200 strokes/key-depressions, which they have to enter in the computer within 15 minutes.
- They will be judged on the basis of how many correct entries of the key depressions they made.
- This test is of qualifying nature only.
- A speed test of not less than 15000 key depressions per hour for data entry work to be ascertained through speed test on computer.
b. Typing Test for Lower Division Clerk (LDC)
This test is only for those, who have applied for the post of Lower Division Clerk (LDC). The details of the Typing Test are as follows: –
- Time allowed for the test is 10 minutes (30 min. for VH candidates)
- Typing Speed for English medium in application form should be 35 words per minute.
- Typing Speed for Hindi medium should be 30 words per minute.
SSC CHSL Exam Selection Process
SSC CHSL Exam Selection Process Details: Staff Selection Commission’s (SSC) Combined Higher Secondary Level (10+2) Examination selection process details are given below…
Selection Process: The Examination will consist of a Written Examination and Skill Test for the post of Data Entry Operator and Written Test and Typing Test for the posts of Postal Assistant/ Sorting Assistant & Lower Division Clerk on Computer.
A. Written Examination: The written examination will consist of one objective type – Multiple choice questions only. The questions will be set both in English & Hindi for Part-I, III & IV. Examination will be held for 200 Marks in the duration of 2 Hours for General candidates and 2 Hours 40 Mins for Visually Handicapped/ Cerebral Palsy candidates including compensatory time. There will be negative marking of 0.25 marks for each wrong answer.
B. Skill Test for Data Entry Operator: Only those candidates who qualify in the written part of examination and secure at least minimum qualifying marks as may be fixed by the Commission in their discretion, will be eligible to take the Skill Test. The “Data Entry Speed” Skill Test would be of qualifying nature. Data Entry Speed of 8,000 (eight thousand) Key Depressions per hour on Computer. Candidates allowed to take this test, will have to qualify the test at the prescribed speed on Computer, to be provided by the Commission or the agency authorized by the Commission to conduct such skill test at the Centre/venue so notified. Only such candidates who qualify in the Skill Test at a speed of not less than 8000 key depressions per hour will be eligible for being recommended for appointment as per their position in the merit list.
Note-I: Only those candidates who secure at least the minimum qualifying marks in the written examination, as may be fixed by the Commission at its discretion, will be called for skill test. The Commission may also at its discretion, fix qualifying marks in each component of the written examination.
C. Typing Test for PA/ SA & LDCs: Typing Test will be conducted for those candidates who qualify in the Written Examination. Such Typing Test will be conducted in English or Hindi. Typing Test will be of qualifying in nature. It will be administered on the Computer, to be provided by the Commission or any agency authorized by the Commission. The speed will be adjudged on the accuracy of typing on the Computer of a given text passage in 10 minutes.
Note-I :35 w.p.m. and 30 w.p.m. corresponds to 10500 key depressions per hour/ 9000 key depressions per hour respectively.
Note-II: Only those candidates who secure at least the minimum qualifying marks in the written examination, as may be fixed by the Commission at its discretion, will be called for Typing Test. The Commission may also, at its discretion, fix the minimum qualifying marks in each component of the written examination.
Candidates who qualify in the skill test, candidates will be recommended for appointment by the Commission on the basis of their performance in the Written Examination Selection of candidates will be made depending upon their merit position and option for various posts, Departments for which option they will exercised option.
Resolution of Tie Cases: Ties cases will be resolved by applying one after another, as
applicable till the Tie is resolved.
(i) Total marks in the written examination.
(ii) Date of Birth, with older candidate placed higher.
(iii) Alphabetical order in which the first names of the candidates appear.
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