SSC CHSL

SSC CHSL

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  • Overview

    SSC CHSL is the most prestigious exam conducted by the Staff selection commission (SSC) for high school (10+2) level candidates. This exam is conducted to recruit eligible candidates for various posts such as LDC, JSA, and DEO in various ministries/departments/offices of the Government of India. On average, 12-15 lakh people appear for this exam every year.

    Eligibility Criteria

    POST NAMEAGE LIMITEDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATION
    SSC CHSL18-27 yearsMust have passed 12th Standard or equivalent examination from a recognized Board or University

    Physical Standard

    RegionStates/Region includedPhysical Standards
    Minimum HeightChestMinimum Weight
    Western HimalayanJ&K, Himachal Pradesh, Punjab Hills (Area South and west of the Inter State Border between Himachal Pradesh and Punjab and North and East of Road of Mukerian Hoshiarpur, Garh Shankar, Ropar and Chandigarh), Uttarakhand158 CmsMinimum 75 Cm (Unexpanded) and expansion by 5 Cm47.5 Kgs
    Eastern Himalayan RegionSikkim, Nagaland, Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur, Tripura, Mizoram, Meghalaya, Assam & Hill region of West Bengal (Darjeeling and Kalimpong districts and Andaman Nicobar)152 CmsMinimum 75 Cm (Unexpanded) and expansion by 5 Cm47.5 Kgs
    West Plain RegionPunjab, Haryana, Chandigarh, Delhi, Rajasthan, Western UP 162.5 CmsMinimum 76 Cm (Unexpanded) and expansion by 5 Cm50 Kgs
    Eastern PlainEastern UP, Bihar, West Bengal & Orissa and Jharkhand157 CmsMinimum 75 Cm (Unexpanded) and expansion by 5 Cm50 Kgs
    Central RegionGujarat, Maharashtra and Madhya Pradesh, Dadar Nagar & Haveli, Daman & Diu and Chhattisgarh157 CmsMinimum 75 Cm (Unexpanded) and expansion by 5 Cm50 Kgs
    Southern RegionAndhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Goa and Pondicherry, Telangana157 CmsMinimum 75 Cm (Unexpanded) and expansion by 5 Cm50 kgs

    Relaxation to sons of serving/Ex-GREF personnel)
    2 Cms1 Cm2 Kgs
    Relaxation in DD cases (this will be applicable to own son adopted son and not any other relative 2 Cms1 Cm2 Kgs
    Gorkhas (Indian Domicile)152 CmsMinimum 75 Cm (Unexpanded) and expansion by 5 Cm47.5 Kgs

    Age Relaxation for Different Categories

    CategoryAge Relaxation Permissible beyond the upper age limit
    OBC3 years
    SC/ST5 years
    PwD (Unreserved)10 years
    PwD (OBC)13 years
    PwD (SC/ST)15 years
    Ex-Servicemen (ESM)03 years after deduction of the military service rendered from the actual age as on the closing date of receipt of online application.
    Defence Personnel disabled in operation during hostilities with any foreign country or in a disturbed area and released as a consequence thereof03 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)08 years
    Permissible relaxation in upper age limit for Group ‘C’ posts only
    Central Govt. Civilian Employees:
    Who have rendered not less than 3 years regular and continuous service as on closing date for receipt of online applications.
    Up to 40 years of age
    Central Govt. 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
    Widows/ Divorced Women/Women judicially separated and who are not remarried.Up to 35 years of age
    Widows/Divorced Women/ Women judicially separated and who are not remarried (SC/ST)Up to 40 years of age

    Exam Pattern

    The Computer Based Examination will be conducted in two tiers as indicated below:

    • Tier-I
    • Tier-II

    Scheme of Tier-I Examination

    TierSubjectNo. of Questions No. of MarksNegative Marking Time Duration
    I
    English Language
    (Basic Knowledge)
    25500.5060 Minutes
    General Intelligence 25500.50
    Quantitative Aptitude
    (Basic Arithmetic Skill)
    25500.50
    General Awareness 25500.50
    TOTAL10020060 min

    Scheme of Tier-II Examination

    Tier-II will include following three sections having two modules each:

    TierSessionSubjectNo. of Questions No. of MarksNegative Marking Time Duration
    IISession -I (2 Hours and 15 minutes)Section-I:
    Module-I:Mathematical Abilities
    Module-II:Reasoning
    and General Intelligence.
    30



    30
    18011 hour
    Section-II:
    Module -I: English Language and Comprehension
    Module-II: General Awareness
    40



    20
    1801
    Section-III:
    Module-I: Computer
    Knowledge Module
    1545115 Minutes
    Session -IISection-III:
    Module-II: Skill Test/
    Typing Test Module
    Part A:
    Skill Test
    for DEOs.
    -15 Minutes
    Part B:
    Typing Test for LDC/JSA.
    -10 Minutes

    Physical Test(For Group C)

    ACTIVITYMAXIMUM MARKSTIME AVAILABLE
    One Mile RunOnly Passing the Test Is Mandatory 10 Minutes

    Syllabus

    The exam syllabus is as follows: Tier-I

    SubjectTopicSub-topic
    Quantitative AptitudeNumber Systems
    Fundamental arithmetical operations
    Algebra
    Geometry
    Mensuration
    Trigonometry
    Statistical Charts.
    General IntelligenceSemantic Analogy
    SymbolicOperationsSymbolic/ Number Analogy
    Trends
    Figural Analogy
    Space OrientationSemantic 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 decoding
    Numerical operations
    General AwarenessSocial StudiesHistory
    Geography
    Art and Culture
    Civics
    Economics
    General Science
    Environmental Studies
    English Language and ComprehensionSpot 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.

    The exam syllabus is as follows:Tier-II

    SubjectTopicSub-topic
    Mathematical AbilitiesNumber Systems
    Fundamental arithmetical operations
    Algebra
    Geometry
    Mensuration
    Trigonometry
    Statistics and probability
    Reasoning and General IntelligenceSemantic 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 decoding
    Numerical operations
    English Language And ComprehensionVocabulary
    Grammar
    Sentence structure
    Synonyms
    Antonyms and their correct usage
    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 AwarenessHistory
    Culture
    Geography
    Economic Scene
    General policy
    Scientific research.
    Computer ProficiencyComputer BasicsOrganization of a computer Central Processing Unit(CPU)
    Input/ output devices
    Computer memory
    Memory organization
    Back- up devices
    PORTs
    Windows Explorer
    Keyboard shortcuts.
    SoftwareWindows Operating system including basics of Microsoft Office like MS word
    MS Excel and PowerPoint etc.
    Working with Internet and emailsWeb Browsing & Searching
    Downloading & Uploading
    Managing an Email Account, e-Banking.
    Basics of networking and cyber securityNetworking devices and Protocols
    Network and information security threats (like hacking virus, worms, Trojan etc.) and preventive measures.

    Registration Process

    • Visit the website https://ssc.nic.in/ and click 'New Registration'.
    • Read the instructions carefully and fill the form. For documents, candidates need to have their Aadhar Number and Matriculation details ready for identification proof.
    • After registration, an online application is to be filled and submitted.

    Next, candidates need to pay the Application Fee which is different for each category

    CATEGORYFEE
    General100 INR
    OBC
    SC/STEXEMPTED
    PwD
    Ex-Servicemen
    Female Candidates

    Final submission of the form is to be done and the application process is completed.

    Previous Year Cut Offs

    Post NameCategory
    URSCSTOBCEWSESMOHHHVHPwD- Others
    LDC/JSA199.69831169.63995161.89655191.32458182.28157118.02966165.93687125.14722156.57710109.23483
    DEO in
    CAG
    222.77618203.84607198.55013219.30094221.60017157.15710195.54043163.02533188.52189132.34986
    DEO230.44633213.94719209.94278226.44810230.44633-----