SSC CHSL 2017 Notification Out

SSC has released the notification for CHSL Examination 2017 (10+2) for recruiting Lower Divisional Clerk / Junior Secretariat Assistant, Postal Assistant / Sorting Assistant, and Data Entry Operator.

Important Dates :

  • Tier I (Objective) : 04.03.2018 to 26.03.2018
  • Tier II (Descriptive): 08.07.2018
  • Last date for applying online:18.12.2017 (5 pm)

Tentative Vacancies (3259) :

  1. Lower Divisional Clerk / Junior Secretariat Assistant - 898
  2. Postal Assistant / Sorting Assistant - 2359
  3. DEO - 02
Vacancies announced in 2016: 5134
Vacancies announced in 2015: 6778

Eligibility ( As on 01.08.2018) :

  1. AGE LIMIT: 18-27 years
  2. EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS: Must have passed 12th Standard or equivalent examination from a recognized Board or University.

Mode of Selection : Candidates will be shortlisted for the Tier-III Examination on the basis of their performance in the Computer based Written Examination (Tier-I) and Descriptive Examination (Tier-II). Candidates who qualify in the skill test/Typing Test (Tier-III) will be recommended for appointment by the Commission on the basis of their performance in the Computer based Written Examination (Tier-I) and Descriptive Paper (Tier-II).

Scheme of Examination :

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

Tier I Examination :

Scheme of SSC CHSL 2017 Tier I Examination
Test Area No of Qs Marks Time
TIER I General Intelligence 25 50 60 Minutes
General Awareness 25 50
Quantitative Aptitude 25 50
English Language 25 50
TOTAL 100 200

There will be negative marking of 0.50 marks for each wrong answer

Tier-II (Descriptive Paper): Tier-II Paper of CHSL 2017 will be a descriptive Paper of 100 Marks in ‘Pen and Paper Mode The duration of the paper would be for one hour. 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 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.

Tier-III Examination: Tier-III of the Examination would continue to be the Skill Test / Typing Test which would be of a qualifying nature. The final merit of the successful candidates would be determined on the basis of total score obtained by them in Tier-I and Tier-II.

Application fee : Rs 100 (Women /SC/ST/PWD/Ex Ser are exempted)

How to apply: Candidates must apply online through the website