SSC CHSL Eligibility 2022: Check age limit, educational qualifications and other details here

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Looking for details on SSC CHSL Eligibility? Get to know age limit, educational qualifications, and number of attempts along with other details here at Safalta.com.
SSC CHSL eligibility criteria is set by Staff Selection Commission which conducts Combined Higher Secondary Level exam every year to recruit candidates to various posts such as Lower Division Clerk, Junior Secretariat Assistant, Postal Assistant, Sorting Assistant, and Data Entry Operator. Candidates who are aspiring to appear for SSC CHSL Exam should know all the details about the exam such as eligibility, exam pattern, syllabus, salary and more. It is madatory that candidates have complete knowledge of SSC CHSL Eligibility Criteria and they should ensure that they fulfill the eligibility criteria otherwise their candidature will be cancelled at any stage of the exam. In this article we have described all the details regarding SSC CHSL Eligibility Criteria such as age limit, educational qualification and more. If you are preparing for competitive exams and are looking for expert guidance, you can check out our monthly FREE Current Affairs Ebook- Download Now.
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SSC CHSL Eligibility Criteria

SSC CHSL Eligibility Criteria is defined along the following categories: 
  • Nationality
  • Age Limit
  • Educational Qualifications

The details regarding each of these categories are as follows:

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SSC CHSL Eligibility: Nationality

A candidate must be:
  • A citizen of India
  • A subject of Nepal, or Bhutan
  • A refugee of Tibet (China) who came to India before January 1, 1962, with an intention of settling permanently in India.
  • A person of Indian origin who has migrated from either/or Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, East African countries including Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania (formerly Tanganyika and Zanzibar), Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia, or Vietnam with an intention of settling permanently in India.
Candidates other than Indian citizens have to produce a certificate of eligibility authorised by the Government of India to be able to appear for the exam.

SSC CHSL Eligibility: Age Limit

The age limit for SSC CHSL exam is 18 to 27 years of age. There is age relaxation provided to the candidates. The details of age relaxation are as follows:

Category

Age Relaxation permissible beyond the upper age limit

SC/ ST

5 years

OBC

3 years

Persons with Disabilities (PWD)

10 years

PWD + OBC

13 years

PWD + SC/ ST

15 years

Ex-Servicemen

3 years

J & K Domiciled during the period from 1st January 1980 to 31st December 1989

5 years

Defence Personnel disabled in operation during hostilities with any foreign country or in a disturbed area and released as a consequence thereof.

3 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).

8 years

Central Government Civilian Employees: Who have rendered not less than 3 years regular and continuous service as on closing date for receipt of online applications. 

Upto 40 years of age

Central Government 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).

Upto 45 years of age

Widows/ Divorced Women/ Women judicially separated and who are not remarried.

Upto 35 years of age

Widows/ Divorced Women/ Women judicially separated and who are not remarried (SC/ ST).

Upto 40 years of age

 

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SSC CHSL Eligibility: Educational Qualification

The educational qualification required for different posts is different. The details are as follows:
Posts Educational Qualification
LDC/JSA 12th passed or equivalent examination from a recognized board or university
PA/SA 12th passed or equivalent examination from a recognized board or university
DEO 12th passed or equivalent examination from a recognized board or university
DEO in Comptroller and Auditor General of India (C&AG) 12th passed in Science Stream with Mathematics as a subject, or equivalent examination from a recognized board or university
 
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SSC CHSL Eligibility: Number of Attempts

There is no upper limit on the number of attempts for SSC CHSL Exam. Candidates can appear for the exam as many time as they want provided they satisfy the above mentioned eligibility criteria.

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SSC CHSL Eligibility FAQs

Q. What is the age limit for SSC CHSL Exam?

A. The age limit for SSC CHSL Exam is 18 to 27 years of age.

Q. Are there any restrictions on the number of attempts for SSC CHSL Exam?

A. No, there are no restrictions on the number of attempts for SSC CHSL Exam.

Q. Is there age relaxation provided to candidates applying for SSC CHSL Exam?

A. Yes, there is age relaxation provided to candiates applying for SSC CHSL Exam.

Q. What is the educational qualification required to apply for the post of LDC?

A. Candidates must have passed class 12th or equivalent examination in order to be eligible to apply for the post of LDC.

Q. Can candidates of other nationality apply for SSC CHSL Exam?

A. Yes, candidates of other nations as mentioned above can apply for SSC CHSL Exam provided they produce the certificate of eligibility from the Government of India.