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Staff Services commission has released the answer key for SSC CHSL Exam on 20th August 2021. The exam for this cycle of recruitment was conducted from August 4 to 12, 2021. The notification for the exam was released on 06-Nov-2020. There are a total of 4893 Vacancies for SSC CHSL 2020-21 Exam. As per our estimate this time approx. 11 lack candidates had appeared for the examination. Earlier the exam was scheduled for the month of April, but due to the Second wave of COVID 19, it was postponed. This space will cover all the relevant details related to SCC CHSL Exam.

 

What Is SSC CHSL Exam?

The Staff Services Commission conducts the Combined Higher Secondary Level (CHSL) exam every year for recruitment in various Ministries/Departments and organizations of the Government of India. Candidates who have passed class 12th and are pursuing graduation are eligible for this exam. This is a good opportunity for those who are looking for a job after Class 12th.

The various posts under the SSC CHSL Exam:

  1. Lower Divisional Clerk (LDC)
  2. Junior Secretariat Assistant (JSA)
  3. Postal Assistant (PA)
  4. Sorting Assistant (SA)
  5. Data Entry Operator (DEO)
  6. DEO (Grade A)
  7. Data Entry Operator (DEO) - Pay Level 5

 

It includes non-technical and clerical jobs in various ministries and central government officers including the department of post.

 

SSC CHSL Latest Updates

Aug 20 2021: Answer key Tier 1.

August 4: SSC CHSL Exam Tier 1 2020-21 was conducted

 

SSC CHSL 2020-21 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

All India

Vacancies

4893

Selection stages

·        Computer Based Examination (Tier-I)

·        Descriptive Paper (Tier-II)

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

Time for Each Stage

Tier-I: 60 minutes

Tier-II: 60 minutes

 

 

Exam frequency

Once a year
 

Mode of exam

Online/Ofline

Languages

English, Hindi and other regional languages

Website

SSC

 

SSC CHSL 2020 Notification

No. 3/3/2020-P&P-I (Vol.-1): The Staff Selection Commission will hold a competitive examination for recruitment to the posts of Lower Divisional Clerk/Junior Secretariat Assistant, Postal Assistant/Sorting Assistant and Data Entry Operators for various Ministries/ Departments/ Offices of the Government of India.

The details of the examination are as under:

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).

For further details go through official SSC CHSL Notification.

 

SSC CHSL Exam Important Dates

Event

Date

Release of Notification

06-11-2020

Application Process Begins

06-11-2020

Dates for submission of online applications

: 06-11-2020 to 15-12-2020

Last date and time for making online fee payment

17-12-2020 (23:30)

Last date and time for generation of offline Challan

19-12-2020 (23:30)

Last date for payment through Challan (during working hours of Bank)

21-12-2020

Schedule of Computer Based Examination (Tier-I)

12-04-2021 to 27-04-2021- Postponed to 1ST August to 12Th August 2021.

Date of Tier-II Examination (Descriptive Paper)

To be notified later

 

SSC CHSL Exam Eligibility

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

Parameter

Details

Nationality

·        Indian

·        A person of Indian origin,

·        A subject of Nepal/Bhutan or a Tibetan refugee

Age Limit

Should be aged between 18 and 27 years as on As on 01-01-2021. Candidates born not before02-01-1994 and not later than 01-01-2003 are eligible to apply.

Educational Qualification

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

 
Also read – Detailed SSC CHSL Eligibility.

 

SSC CHSL Exam Pattern

There are 3 stages in this exam. The examination consist of one Computer Based Exam (Tier –I) and a descriptive paper as Tier- II. At last candidates have to appear for the skill test.

SSC CHSL Tier I Exam Pattern     

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

  1. Questions in Tier –I are objective type
  2. Each question carries 2 mark.
  3. 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 negative marking of 0.50 for each wrong answer.

 

The exam pattern is illustrated below:

Subject

Number of
Questions

Maximum
Marks

Time allowed

A. General Intelligence and
Reasoning

25

50

1 hour

   

B. General Awareness

25

50

C. Quantitative Aptitude

25

50

D. English Comprehension

25

50

 

SSC CSHL Tier 2 Descriptive Paper

Only those candidates who are able to clear the cut off of Tier 1 will appear for this stage. In this paper the descriptive skills of candidates are tested. Candidates will have to opt to write either in Hindi or English. The pattern of the exam is as follows:

  1. Maximum marks possible are 100.
  2. The minimum qualifying marks in Tier-II is 33 per cent.
  3. The paper can be written either in Hindi or in English.

 

Mode of
Examination

 

Maximum
Marks

Time Allowed

Pen and Paper
mode

Descriptive Paper in
English or Hindi
(Writing of Essay/ Precis/
Letter/ Application etc.)

100

1 hour

 

SSC CHSL Tier 3 (Skill Test)


 In the Tier- III, Computer Proficiency Test (CPT) and Data Entry Speed Test (DEST) will be conducted. The details related to the Tier III exam are given below:

  1. This is the test of typing skills.
  2. The nature of stage is qualifying.
  3. Errors in the Skill Test will be calculated up to 2 decimal places.

The scheme for typing test is as follows:

Data Entry Operator

1.      Data Entry Speed of 8,000 (Eight Thousand) Key Depressions per hour on Computer’ will be adjudged on the basis of the correct entry of words/ key depressions as per the given passage.

2.      Duration 15 minutes.

 LDC/ JSA and Postal Assistant/ Sorting Assistant:

1.      The medium of Typing Test will be Hindi or English

2.      Candidates opting for English medium should have typing speed of 35 words per minute (w.p.m.) and those opting for Hindi medium should have typing speed of 30 words per minute (w.p.m.).

 

 

Also Read: SSC CHSL Exam Pattern

 

SSC CHSL Exam Syllabus

 
The SSC CHSL Exam Syllabus is mentioned below:
 

Sections

Topics

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 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

 

SSC CHSL Exam Selection Process 2020-21

SSC CHSL selection process starts with the release of notification. The official SSC CHSL notification contains information about the number of vacancies, exam dates, eligibility criteria, exam pattern, syllabus, and other important information.

SSC CHSL Exam Application

Interested candidates who meet all the eligibility criteria are required to apply online for the examination. The application process is open for a specific time.  The application fee for all candidates is Rs 100 and women/SC/ST/ex-servicemen candidates are exempted from payment of the fee.

SSC CHSL Admit Card

Admit card for SSC CHSL exam is released a month or so before the exam.  Candidates who are considered eligible by SSC are given admit card for the examination. The admit cards are available online and can be downloaded from the official website of SSC.

 

SSC CHSL Tier –I

All the candidates with valid admit cards can appear for this Stage. This is a computer-based exam, where 4 sections are tested for 200 marks in total. The candidates who are successful in this stage are called for Tier –II of the exam.

SSC CHSL Descriptive Test Or Tier –II

This is the final stage of examination. The total marks allotted to this stage are 100. Candidates have to write an essay in either Hindi or English.

SSC CHSL Skill Test

It is mandatory for all the candidates to go through his stage. Here the proficiency in entry of data and ability to type in desired language is tested.

SSC CHSL Final Result

The final result is based on the overall performance in Tier I and Tier II. Generally the final result is released in the official web site of SSC. The final result is in form of a merit list and the candidates can check there score by login in to the SSC website.  The skill test applicable for few posts does not have any weightage in the final result but the candidates must pass this stage or they are rejected.



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SSC CHSL Exam – FAQ

Q. What is the number of vacancies released for SSC CHSL exam?

A:  The number of vacancies in the SSC CHSL 2021 exam is 4893.

Q. What is the exam date for SSC CHSL Exam?

A:  The exam date for SSC CHSL Exam was 4th August to 14th August 2021.

Q. Can I apply for SSC CHSL after Class 12?

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

Q. What is the application fee for SSC CHSL exam?

A: 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.

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

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

Q. What are the posts under SSC CHSL?

A: 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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