SSC CHSL 2023 Tier 2 Exam Date and Tier 1 Answer Key Out, Check all details here!

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SSC CHSL Exam: The Staff Selection Commission conducts the SSC CHSL Exam to recruit eligible and interested candidates for various posts. SSC CHSL 2022-23 Exam official notification was released on the Commission's website. The last date to apply for the exam was 8 June 2023. SSC CHSL tier 1 exam was conducted from 02nd to 17th August 2023. Now the Commission has announced SSC CHSL Tier 2 exam dates.


As per the notice released by SSC, the Tier 2 Exam will be conducted on 2 November 2023. Read this article to know all about the SSC CHSL exam. 

Candidates can check the SSC Exam Calendar here.

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SSC CHSL 2023 Notification

Staff Selection Commission (SSC) has released the Official Notification for the SSC CHSL 2023 exam for the post of Lower Divisional Clerk (LDC)/ Junior Secretariat Assistant (JSA), Postal Assistant/ Sorting Assistant (PA/SA) and Data Entry Operator(DEO) on 9 May 2023. The official notification can be downloaded by clicking on the link given below:


SSC CHSL Exam Highlights

Name Of Exam

SSC Combined Higher Secondary (10+2) Level Examination, 2020

Conducted by

Staff Selection Commission

Conducted For

Recruitment to the posts of Lower Divisional Clerk/Junior Secretariat Assistant, Postal Assistant/Sorting Assistant and Data Entry Operators

Exam level

l India

Selection stages

·        Computer Based Examination (Tier-I)

·        Descriptive Paper (Tier-II)

·        Skill Test/ Typing Test (Tier-III).

Duration for Each Stage

Tier-I: 60 minutes

Tier-II: 60 minutes



Exam frequency once

e a year

Mode of exam



English, Hindi, and other regional languages



SSC CHSL Exam Important Dates

SSC CHSL Notification 2023 09th May 2023
SSC CHSL Registration Process 09th May 2023
Last Date to Apply for SSC CHSL 08th June 2023
SSC CHSL Tier 1 Application Status 2023 21st July 2023 
SSC CHSL Tier-1 Admit Card 2023 21st July 2023
SSC CHSL Exam Date 2023 (Tier-1) 02nd to 17th August 2023
SSC CHSL Tier 1 Answer Key 2023 19th August 2023
SSC CHSL Tier 1 Result September 2023
SSC CHSL Tier 2 Exam Date 2023 2nd November 2023


SSC CHSL Exam Eligibility

The eligibility criteria for the exam are mentioned in the official notification. Candidates must ensure they fulfill SSC CHSL eligibility criteria before they apply for the exam. The SSC CHSL Exam Eligibility criteria is as follows:




·        Indian

·        A person of Indian origin,

·        A subject of Nepal/Bhutan or a Tibetan refugee

e Limit should

d be aged between 18 and 27 years as of 01-01-2021. Candidates born not before 02-01-1994 and not later than 01-01-2003 are eligible to apply. 

Educational Qualification

Candidates must have passed the 12th Standard or equivalent examination from a recognized Board or University


 To know about SSC CHSL Eligibility Criteria in detail: Click Here

SSC CHSL Exam Application Process

Candidates can follow the below-given steps to apply for the SSC CHSL Exam:

  • 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.
  • Register yourselves.
  • Login again by using the Roll no/Registration ID and password to finish the form.
  • Enter your details such as details, educational qualifications, and other details.
  • Upload your photograph and signature.
  • Pay the application fee online.
  • Finally, submit the application form.
  • Print out a copy of the application form, which will help for future use.


SSC CHSL Application Fee


Fee for Males

Fee for Females














SSC CHSL Exam Pattern

There are 2 stages in this exam. The examination consists of Computer Based Exam (Tier –I) and Tier- II. 

SSC CHSL Exam Pattern: Tier I    

The first phase of the SSC CHSL exam is an online exam. Where candidates will have to secure marks more than a certain cutoff, to be eligible for other phases of the exam.

  1. Questions in Tier –I are objective type
  2. Each question carries 2 marks.
  3. The stipulated time for completion of Tier –I is one hour.
  4. SSC CHSL Tier –I is a bilingual exam, conducted in Hindi and English.
  5. In Tier I, there will be a negative marking of 0.50 for each wrong answer.


The exam pattern is illustrated below:


Number of


Time allowed

A. General Intelligence and



1 hour


B. General Awareness



C. Quantitative Aptitude



D. English Comprehension



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SSC CHSL Exam Pattern: Tier II

Session Section Modules Subject No. of Questions Marks Time
Session-I (2 hours and 15 minutes) Section 1 Module-1 Mathematical Abilities 30 90 1 hour module
e-2 Reasoning and General Intelligence 30 90
Section 2 Module-1 English Language and Comprehension 40 90 1 hour module
e-2 General Awareness 20 90
Section 3 Module-1 Computer Knowledge Module 15 45 15 minutes session
n-II Section 3 Module-2 Skill Test/ Typing Test Module-


Part A- Skill Test for DEOs

Part B: Typing Test for LDC/ JSA



15 minutes

10 minutes


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SSC CHSL Syllabus

The SSC CHSL Syllabus is mentioned below:



General Intelligence and Reasoning

  • Analogies
  • Similarities and Differences
  • Spatial Visualization
  • Spatial Orientation
  • Visual Memory
  • Discrimination
  • Observation
  • Relationship Concepts
  • Arithmetical Reasoning and Figural Classification
  • Arithmetic Number Series
  • Non-Verbal Series
  • Coding and Decoding

General Awareness

  • Sports
  • History
  • Culture
  • Geography
  • Economic Scene
  • General Polity
  • Indian Constitution
  • Scientific Research
  • Current Events

Numerical Aptitude

  • Number Systems
  • Computation of Whole Numbers
  • Decimals and Fractions and the relationship between Numbers
  • Fundamental arithmetical operations
  • Percentages
  • Ratio and Proportion
  • Averages
  • Interest
  • Profit and Loss
  • Discount
  • Mensuration
  • Time and Distance
  • Ratio and Time
  • Time and Work

 General English

  • 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


To know about the SSC CHSL Syllabus in detail: Click Here



The details of SSC CHSL salary are given below:

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)


To know about SSC CHSL Salary in detail: Click Here





The cut-off for the SSC CHSL Exam is released after the exam has been conducted. Various factors affect SSC CHSL cut off some of which are as follows:

  • Number of vacancies
  • Total number of applicants 
  • Difficulty level of the exam
  • Previous cut-off trends
To know about SSC CHSL Cut Off in detail: Click Here

Can I apply for SSC CHSL after Class 12?

Yes, you can apply for SSC CHSL after Class 12.

What is the application fee for SSC CHSL exam?

The application fee for SSC CHSL Exam is Rs. 100 at the same time women of all categories and SC/ST/Ex-Servicemen candidates are exempted from the application fee.

What is the age limit for SSC CHSL recruitment?

Candidates must be 18 years old and should not exceed 27 years.

What are the posts under SSC CHSL?

The most sought-after posts under SSC CHSL are.

  • Postal Assistants/Sorting Assistants (PA/SA)
  • Data Entry Operator (DEO)
  • Lower Divisional Clerk (LDC)

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