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SSC CHSL Admit Card (MPR Region) out on 8th September 2022. This is with reference to the Tier II examination 2021 scheduled on 18th September 2021. Earlier, the commission had announced the tentative vacancies for Postal Assistant and Sorting Assistant posts. A total number of 9838 vacancies are to be released for the same posts. The notification for the same will be released on 5th November 2022.  

  • For the 2022 cycle, the registration process will start on 5th November 2022 and will end on 4th December 2022. The Staff Selection Commission conducts the National Level Combined High Secondary Level (10+2) exam. It is one of the most aspired examinations in the country. 
  • The SSC CHSL exam is conducted to recruit eligible candidates for various posts such as Postal Assistant, Lower Divisional Clerks, Court Clerk, Sorting Assistants, Data Entry Operators, etc.
  • A total number of 6072 vacancies were released for the 2021 cycle.

SSC CHSL Exam Highlights:

SSC CHSL Recruitment 2022 Overview
Hiring Organization Staff Selection Commission
Post Name LDC/ JSA, PA/ SA, DEO, etc.
Cycle 2021-22 2022-23
Vacancy 6072 TBA
Starting for online applications 1st February 2022 5th November 2022
Last date for online applications 7th March 2022 4th December 2022
CBT 1 24th May to 10th June 2022 Feb-Mar, 2023
Tier II Date 18th September 2022 To be announced
Result Date 4th August 2022 (Tier-1) To be announced
Qualification 12th Pass Government Jobs

Download SSC CHSL Exam 2022 Notification PDF

SSC CHSL Exam Latest Updates

8th September 2022: SSC CHSL Admit Card Out

The SSC has released the admit card for the Tier II examination 2021. This is for the MPR Region. Candidates appearing for the examination can download their admit cards using the link given below.

Direct Link to Download SSC CHSL Tier II Admit Card (MPR Region)

2nd September 2022: SSC CHSL Additional Result Out

The Staff Selection Commission has released the additional result for the SSC CHSL Tier I examination 2021. Candidates can check the same by referring to the PDF attached below.

Download SSC CHSL Additional Result List I

Download SSC CHSL Additional Result List II

Download SSC CHSL Additional Result Writeup

26th August 2022: SSC CHSL Exam Postal Assistant and Sorting Assistant Tentative Vacancies Out!

The Staff Selection Commission is going to release 9838 vacancies for the posts of Postal Assistant and Sorting Assistant along with the notification which is going to be released on 5th November 2022. Check the official notice below.

Check SSC CHSL Postal Assistant and Sorting Assistant Tentative Vacancy Notice

16th August 2022: SSC CHSL Exam Tier I Final Answer Key Out!

The Staff Selection Commission has released SSC CHSL Tier I Final Answer Key. The Tier I was held from 24th May to 10th June 2022. The candidates can take the printout from 16th August 2022 to 15th September 2022. Below is the direct link to check the final answer key.

Direct Link to Check SSC CHSL Tier I Final Answer Key

Check SSC CHSL Tier I Final Answer key Notice

5th August 2022: SSC CHSL Exam Tier II Exam Date Out!

The SSC has released the exam date for CHSL  2021 Tier II exam. The exam will be held on 18th September 2022. For more details, refer to the notice attached below.

Download SSC CHSL Tier II Exam Date Notice

4th August 2022: SSC CHSL Exam 2021 Tier 1 Result Out!

The Staff Selection Commission has released the SSC CHSL Tier 1 Result for the year 2021. Below is the list of the candidates who got selected in Tier 2 which is a descriptive exam. Check out the result write-up and list below.

Download SSC CHSL Tier 1 Result Write-Up PDF

Download SSC CHSL Tier 1 Result List of Candidates Selected

4th August 2022: SSC CHSL Exam Vacancy 2021 Out!

The Staff Selection Commission has released SSC CHSL Vacancy for 2021 cycle. The board has released a total number of 6072 vacancies for the SSC CHSL Recruitment 2021. Check the official notice below.

Check SSC CHSL Vacancy 2021

28th July 2022: SSC CHSL Withheld Result 2019 Declared!

The Staff Selection Commission has released SSC CHSL withheld result for 2019 cycle announced on 28th July 2022! This is for candidates whose final result declared on 10th May 2022 was kept withheld by the commission.

Download SSC CHSL Withheld Result 2019

Download SSC CHSL Withheld Result Notice 2019

SSC CHSL Exam Dates

The important dates for SSC CHSL 2021 are given below. Candidates can go through the table to keep in mind the important dates.

SSC CHSL Exam Events


Salient Features

SSC CHSL 2021 Tier II 18th September 2022 Exam Schedule announced by SSC 
SSC CHSL 2021 Application Dates 1st Feb to 7th March 2022 This is as per the latest SSC exam calendar released for the 2021-22 cycle.
SSC CHSL Tier 1 2021 24th May to 10th June 2022
SSC CHSL Tier 1 2021 Result 4th August 2022

Tier 2 exam 2020

9th January 2022

The SSC CHSL Tier 2 2020 exam date has been released by the SSC through its latest notice released in October 2021.

SSC CHSL Vacancy

The board has recently released a total number of 6072 vacancies for the SSC CHSL Recruitment 2021. This is with the reference to 2021 cycle.

SSC CHSL Post Name

SSC CHSL Vacancies 2021 









Comparison of SSC CHSL Vacancy

Below you can see the detailed post-wise comparison of SSC CHSL for the previous years from 2015-2019.

Post Number of Vacancies in 2022 Number of Vacancies in 2021 Number of Vacancies in 2020 Number of Vacancies in 2019 Number of Vacancies in 2018 Number of Vacancies in 2017 Number of Vacancies in 2016 Number of vacancies in 2015
LDC/JSA TBA 2552 1538 1269 1910 2646 2984 2987
PA/SA - 3378 3191 3598 3954 3222 3295 5205
DEO - 142 7 26 54 6 510 1004
Court Clerks - - - - - - 25 -
Total - 6072 4726 4893 5918 5874 6814 9196

SSC CHSL Apply Online

The candidates will have to apply only through the online mode for the SSC CHSL 2022 Recruitment. The applications will be accepted from 1st Feb to 7th March 2022. 

Step 1:Go to the official website of the Staff Service Commission ( and click on the link that is given below to apply online for SSC CHSL Recruitment.

Step 2:The applicants will have to first register themselves by providing the details asked for.

Step 3:After completing the above step, Login again by using the Roll no/Registration ID & Password to finish the form.

Step 4:Log in and enter your details such as details, educational qualifications, and other details.

Step 5:Upload your photograph and signature.

Step 6:Pay the application fee online.

Step 7:Finally, submit the application form.

Step 8:Print out a copy of the application form, which will help for future use.

Know the differences between SSC CGL vs SSC CHSL jobs here!

SSC CHSL Application Fee 

The Candidates who are applying for the SSC CHSL Exam will have to pay an application fee. The application fee is meant to be paid by the candidates while submitting the application form. Check the table below to know the details.


Fee for Males

Fee for Females













  • Candidates have to make payment using Net Banking/Debit card/Credit card. 
  • The payment amount will Include requisite Application fee and applicable transactional charges of the bank which will be displayed on the payment page.

Note: There will be no refund of the application fee/exam fee once paid.

SSC CHSL Eligibility Criteria 

Getting complete information about SSC CHSL eligibility criteria is the most significant factor. Note the SSC CHSL age limit, age relaxation, and educational qualification details in the article below. Also, get other details such as the number of attempts allowed for the SSC CHSL Exam 2022.

Nationality Criteria for SSC CHSL Exam 2022

The SSC CHSL Nationality criteria for the various posts of recruitment are defined in the official notification. Candidates must be a citizen of India. There is further clarification given in the notification regarding sub-categories falling under nationality.

Candidates have to fulfill any one of the Nationality Criteria mentioned below:

  1. A citizen of India
  2. A subject of Nepal 
  3. A subject of Bhutan
  4. A Person who is a Tibetan refugee
  5. Migrants from Pakistan, The United Republic of Tanzania (formerly Tanganyika and Zanzibar), Burma, Sri Lanka, Malawi, East African countries of Kenya, Uganda, Zambia, Zaire, Vietnam and Ethiopia to permanently settle in India.

Candidates falling in the above-mentioned categories need to provide a relevant certification for verification purposes. Failure of this will result in a disqualification of candidature.

Age Limit for SSC CHSL Exam 2022

SSC CHSL Recruitment Age Limit For Various Posts - Between 18 years and 27 years (As of 01.01.2022). In other words, candidates should have not been born earlier than 02.01.1995 and later than 01.01.2004. However, there are a few age relaxations for various categories which are given below. 


Age Relaxation permissible beyond the upper age limit


5 years


3 years

Persons with Disabilities (PWD)

10 years


13 years


15 years


03 years after deduction of service period

Download Free SSC CHSL Study Notes from the linked article and ensure your selection in the exam!

Educational Qualification for SSC CHSL Exam 2022

You have to fulfill the qualification requirements laid down by the (SSC CHSL) in its notification. Here is the detailed educational qualification for the post of SSC CHSL Recruitment in 2020. If you are planning to apply for Short Service Commission Recruitment 2020, then at first you have to check you are eligible or not, So check the eligibility criteria for different posts.


Educational Qualification

LDC/ JSA, PA/ SA, DEO (except DEOs in C&AG)

Candidates must have passed 12th Standard or equivalent examination

Data Entry Operator (DEO Grade ‘A’) in the Office of Comptroller and
Auditor General of India (C&AG)

Candidates must have passed 12th Standard in Science stream with
Mathematics as a subject or equivalent examination

If you are attempting the CHSL, do check the SSC CHSL Exam Analysis details here! 

Number of Attempts for SSC CHSL Exam

There is no well-defined number of attempts set by the recruiting body, but the age criteria have been well established by the recruiting board. Therefore, a candidate can only apply for the SSC CHSL Recruitment post within the given age limit. Thus, make sure you are between the age group of 18 to 27 years while applying for this exam.

SSC CHSL Selection Process 

The Commission selects the candidates based on three stages i.e the SSC CHSL selection process will consist of three Tiers of exams:

  1. Computer-based Written Examination (Tier -I)
  2. Descriptive Paper (Tier-II)
  3. Typing Test/Skill Test (Tier-III) Examination for the post of DEO, PA/SA, LDC and Court Clerk

SSC CHSL Exam Pattern 

Check the detailed SSC CHSL Exam Pattern for all tiers below.

SSC CHSL Exam Pattern for Tier I

The following table covers the Tier I exam pattern. Note the subjects, no. of questions, marks, and time duration of the paper. 


No. of Qs.

Max. Marks


General Intelligence



60 Mins (80 Mins for candidates eligible for scribe)




Quantitative Aptitude



General Awareness






  • The Tier-I will be an online exam.
  • The total time duration is 60 minutes.
  • Each question will be for 2 marks.
  • For incorrect answers, ½ marks will be deducted.

SSC CHSL Exam Pattern for Tier II 

  • The Tier II will be a descriptive paper 100 Marks in ‘Pen and Paper Mode The duration of the paper would be for one hour. 
  • This paper will assess your writing skills. 
  • The Exam would consist of an Application Letter writing of approximately 150-200 words and an Essay of 200 -250 words .
  • Candidates will have to score a minimum 33% to get qualified. Candidates should also be aware that Tier-2 Exam will prepare merit in the assessment process.
  • Applicants can choose to write the paper either in English or in Hindi Language. 
  • Candidates cannot mix the languages while writing. If they choose writing in hindi language then complete paper has to be in hindi language only and vice-versa in English. 
  • This exam does not involve negative marking for wrong answers.

Various Subjects

Total Marks of each subject 

Duration of each paper 

Essay Writing


1 hours

Application Letter

SSC CHSL Exam Pattern for Tier III

The Tier III of SSC CHSL will be a Skill Test/Typing Test which would be of qualifying nature. The final merit of the successful candidates would be determined based on the total score obtained by them in Tier-I and Tier-II.

  • It includes a typing test for 15 minutes duration. Candidates have to write 35 words per minute (English) and 30 words per minute(Hindi). 
  • For VH – visually handicapped candidates (40% disabled), will get an additional 30 minutes for this test. 

Know what to expect in SSC CHSL exam for Tier I and Tier II here.

SSC CHSL Syllabus 

Before beginning their preparations, it is important for candidates to know the syllabus to make sure they have covered every subtopic. Check the below detailed SSC CHSL Syllabus

SSC CHSL Syllabus for Tier I

The SSC CHSL Tier I will be a computer-based exam conducted online. 60 minutes are allotted to candidates to solve SSC CHSL Tier I paper which consists of 100 questions. Each question carries 2 marks. So the total marks are 200 marks.

General Intelligence/Reasoning

Quantitative Ability

English Language 

General Awareness

Logical Reasoning

Whole numbers, fractions and relationship between numbers

Reading Comprehension


Alphanumeric Series

Profit and Loss

Cloze Test


Ranking/ Direction/ Alphabet Test

SI, Surds & Indices,Compound Interest

Para Jumbles


Data Sufficiency

Work And Time


Economic Scenario

Coded Inequalities

Time And Distance

Fill In The Blanks

General Policy

Seating Arrangement

Mensuration- Cylinder, Cone, Sphere 

Multiple Meaning/Error Spotting

Scientific Research


Data Interpretation

Paragraph Completion



Ratio and Proportion, Percentage

One Word Substitute



Number Systems



Space Orientation, Semantic Classification

Sequences and Series



Figural Series, Critical Thinking

Mixtures and Allegations



Coding/ Decoding

Permutation, Combination, and Probability



SSC CHSL Syllabus for Tier II

The exam topics will consist of Ecological Issues, Social Issues, Politics, Schemes, and Governance, Finance, Technology, Sports, National Interest, Geopolitics, Environmental Concerns, etc. The minimum qualifying marks is at 33%. The Candidates should be aware that the scores achieved in this exam will be added in the final merit. The paper must be completely written in either Hindi or English. 


Essay Writing

Letter or Application Writing

SSC CHSL Syllabus for Tier III

The Candidates will have to qualify this exam as this is just qualifying in nature. 

Skill Test


Data Entry Operator

Data Entry Speed of 8000 key depressions per hour on the computer. The speed will be adjudged based on the correct entry of words / key depressions as per the given passage.

Data Entry Operator in the Office of The Comptroller And Auditor General(C& AG)

The speed of 15000 key depressions per hour will be adjudged based on the correct entry of words/ key depressions as per the given passage 

Lower Division Clerk/ Junior Secretariat Assistant (LDS/JSA) and Postal Assistants/ Sorting Assistants(PA/SA)

The speed of 10500 key depressions per hour will be adjudged based on the correct entry of words/ key depressions as per the given passage.

Note: Candidates must note that the syllabus for the exam will be as per SSC CHSL Syllabus 

Steps to Download SSC CHSL Admit Card?

Candidates can download the SSC CHSL Admit Card for the respective stage and region by following the steps given in this section. The candidates who fail to carry the hall ticket to the exam center will not be allowed to sit for the test. 

Step 1: Candidates will have to proceed to respective regional website

Step 2: A new page will appear on the candidate’s screen. Type in your Application/Registration Number and Password in the credentials section.

Step 3: Click on the submit button and the Admit Card for the. The written tests will be available to the candidates.

Step 4: Double-check the details on the admit card and download/printout for further use.

Step 5: Candidates can alternatively visit the official website and click on the SSC CHSL Admit Card link available on the home page.

Step 6: After doing so, candidates can follow the same procedure as given above to download the admit card.

SSC CHSL Answer Key 

The Staff Selection Commission has released the SSC CHSL Answer Key. Follow the steps which are mentioned below to check the answer key.

Step 1: Click on the direct link mentioned above. (link to be active)

Step 2: Enter the login credentials.

Step 3: The answer key will be flashed on your screen.

Step 4: Download and take a printout for future reference.

How to Check SSC CHSL Result?

Candidates can download their SSC CHSL results from the official website as it is available in a PDF format. Follow the instructions given below to download your results:

Steps to Download SSC CHSL Result 

Step 1:Visit the official website

Step 2:Go to the Results Section in the Candidate Information column. Search for the SSC CHSL Result link 2021.

Step 3:Click on the link. The result PDF will open up.

Step 4:The SSC CHSL Result will pop up on your device's screen.

Step 5:Download a copy of your result in a PDF Format.

SSC CHSL Cut off 2021 (Tier 1)

The SSC CHSL cut off 2021 (Prelims) has been released by the commission. The Final merit list will be prepared based on the total marks obtained in all the stages of the selection process. Check out the cut off table below.


Cut-off Marks

Candidates Available




























Other PwD






The SSC CHSL cut off 2020 marks for the posts were released along with the Results. The official cut-off marks for 2020 have been described in the table given below:


Official Cut off marks






















As discussed earlier, the details regarding the SSC CHSL Salaryis now available. The salary structure of the various posts in SSC CHSL includes basic pay, HRA, TA, and gross salary. Furthermore, after the enactment of the 7th CPC, candidates will be paid a salary as per the city they are being posted to. Cities with more than 50 lakhs population are categorized as X city.

Similarly, cities with a population between 5 to 50 lakhs are termed Y cities, and cities with less than 5 lakhs population are labelled Z cities. Here are the details of SSC CHSL Salary Structure for Lower Division Clerk, Postal Assistant, Data Entry Operator & other posts. 

Post Pay Scale
Lower Division Clerk (LDC)/ Junior Secretariat Assistant (JSA) Pay Level-2 (Rs. 19,900-63,200)
Postal Assistant (PA)/ Sorting Assistant (SA) Pay Level-4(Rs. 25,500-81,100)
Data Entry Operator (DEO) Pay Level-4(Rs. 25,500-81,100) and Level-5(Rs. 29,200-92,300)
Data Entry Operator, Grade ‘A’ Pay Level-4(Rs. 25,500-81,100)

SSC CHSL Allowances & Other Benefits

Along with a lucrative package, the recruited candidates will also receive various benefits in the form of allowances. These allowances are added to the basic salary and are reflected in the monthly salary slip as well. Therefore, it’s very important to know what are all the benefits given to the post of LDC/JSA/PA/SA & DEO. 

  • Housing Rent Allowance
  • Transport Allowance
  • Dearness Allowance
  • Leave Travel Concession
  • Other Allowances 

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SSC CHSL Exam 2022 FAQs

What is the SSC CHSL salary?
Starting salaries for SSC CHSL officials range from ₹19,900 - ₹92,300
Is SSC CHSL for 12th pass?
Yes, To sit for the SSC CHSL Exam, candidates must have passed the 12th Standard Exam or an intermediate exam from a recognized Board or University.
How many SSC CHSL vacancies are posted?
A total number of 6072 vacancies have been released for SSC CHSL Recruitment.
When will the SSC CHSL Tier 1 exam take place?
The exam was conducted from 24th May to 10th June 2022.
Is Tier 3 compulsory in SSC CHSL?
Tier 3 of the SSC CHSL is for applicants applying for the position of Data Entry Operator (DEO). This Typing and Skill Test is for the purpose of qualification. In order to appear on the Final Merit List, you must pass Tier-3.
Does the SSC exam have negative markings?
Paper-II (English Language and Comprehension) has a negative marking of 0.25 for each incorrect answer, while Paper-I, Paper-III, and Paper-IV have a negative marking of 0.50 for each incorrect answer.
What is the selection process of the SSC CHSL Recruitment?
The selection process is Computer-based Written Examination (Tier -I), Descriptive Paper (Tier-II), Typing Test/Skill Test (Tier-III) Examination for the post of Data Entry Operator, Postal Assistant & Sorting Assistant (PA/SA), Lower Division Clerk and Court Clerk.
What is the cut-off of SSC CHSL for a General category?
The SSC CHSL Cut off for the General category is 140.18226. The candidates must note that this cut off is for SSC CHSL 2021 Tier 1.
What is the SSC CHSL application fee?
The SSC CHSL application fee is Rs.100/- for General Category. For more details refer to the information above.
When will authorities release the SSC CHSL Admit cards?
The SSC CHSL admit card was released on 19th April 2022 for South Region.