SSC CHSL 2018 Exam -The Staff Selection Commission conducts Combined Higher Secondary Level (CHSL) exam every year for recruitment in various Ministries/ Departments/ Organizations of the Government of India. The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) conducts the Combined Higher Secondary Level (CHSL, 10+2) Exam. The candidates who are willing to take participation in the recruitment process can apply for the exam, they are advised to check the eligibility criteria first. The recruitment will take place in the Three phases of examination. The three phases are Tier-I, II, & III. Tier I & Tier II will be objective type and Tier -III will be Typing -cum- skill test. Get, here all the details regarding SSC CHSL 2018 Exam like application process, admit card etc.

Vacancy Details

Till now the vacancy for this recruitment is not announced. The vacancy can vary from the last year, according to the requirements. Last year the recruitment was conducted for the 3259 vacancies and the posts for which the recruitment held are.

  • LDC / JSA
  • Postal Assistant/ Sorting Assistant
  • DEO
  • DEO Grade “A”

SSC CHSL 2018 Exam

The vacancies under SSC CHSL are for the post of Lower Division Clerk (LDC)/ Junior Secretariat Assistant (JSA), Postal Assistant (PA)/ Sorting Assistant (SA), and Data Entry Operator(DEO). It should be noted that this year there is no vacancy for DEO Grade “A”. Candidates can check all the important dates for SSC CHSL 2018 from the table below and the details vacancies can be checked by reading further.

Event Important Dates
Commencement of online application form submission 19 Jan 2019
The last date to submit the application form 18 Feb 2019
Issuance of admit card for Tier 1 exam To be announced
Exam date for SSC CHSL Tier 1 is To be announced
The announcement of result for Tier 2 To be announced
The admit card for Tier 2 will be available from To be announced
SSC CHSL Tier 2 will be held on To be announced
Result for Tier 2 will be announced on To be announced

Only official dates of the examination have been released, rest of the details on this page will be updated soon.

Eligibility Criteria for SSC CHSL

You are eligible to appear in SSC CHSL Exam 2018 only if you fulfill eligibility criteria. Expected eligibility criteria are as follows.


The candidate is either citizen of India

or subject of Nepal / Bhutan or a Tibetan refugee who came over to India, before the January 01,1962, with the intention of permanently settling in India or a person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, East African countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania(Formerly Tanganyika and Zanzibar),Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia and Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India.

Age Limit

Candidate should be between 18 to 27 years old as on 01 January of the year. Check age relaxation here.

Educational Qualification

Candidate must have passed class 12th or equivalent examination from a recognized board or university.

All the degree/ diplomas/ certificates including technical education degree/diploma awarded through Open and Distance learning mode of education by the Universities established by an act of the government of India.

Application Form of SSC CHSL

The application form for SSC CHSL  will be released online. The candidates avail it by clicking on the “Application Form” link above. The candidates will first of all have to register online. To do so, the candidates need to click on “Register” button, under the New Registration section. Then, the candidates will have to enter Personal Details, Basic Details, and Contact Details. Once the candidate is registered, the option to upload the Photograph and Signature will open. The scanned copies of the Photograph and the Signature should be in JPG format. The size of the Photograph should be between 4KB to 20 KB and the same for Signature has to be between 1 KB to 12 KB. Next, the candidates will have to submit the details in the application form. All the details should be entered correctly. The candidates will also have to remit the application fee, which is Rs. 100.

SSC CHSL Admit Card

Staff Selection Commission Admit Card will be released online. For the sake of the candidates’ direct link to will also provided in Admit Card page. Staff Selection Commission regional / sub-regional websites host admit cards. Admit card of SSC CHSL 2018 will be available separately for Tier 1, 2, 3. Candidates can download admit card / hall ticket / admission certificate from website of regional / sub-regional SSC. Candidates have to enter registration number and other login credentials to download admit card.The only mode of obtaining admit card is online. Admit Card shall contain time table and venue of examination apart from candidate details. It is compulsory to take admit card along with photo ID (voter ID/driving license / ID card issued by a government or other offices where the candidate is working), 3 passport size photographs.

SSC CHSL Exam Pattern

Also referred to as scheme of examination, exam pattern refers to subjects in SSC 10+2 Exam 2018, marking scheme, mode of exam. Given below is expected exam pattern. As soon as notification releases, the actual pattern for CHSL 2018 will be updated.

SSC CHSL Exam Pattern – Tier 1

Name of the exam: SSC CHSL 2018 Tier 1
Mode: Computer-based test
Duration: 60 minutes but 80 minutes for VH / OH candidates
Number of Questions: 100
Maximum marks: 200
Types of questions: Objective (multiple choice)
Negative marking: 0.5

Part Subject Questions Marks
I General Intelligence 25 50
II English Language 25 50
III Quantitative Aptitude 25 50
IV General Awareness 25 50
Total 100 200

Note: The questions for Part I, III & IV will be provided in Hindi and English Language.

SSC CHSL Exam Pattern – Tier 2

Name of the exam: SSC CHSL 2018 Tier 2
Mode: Pen and Paper based
Duration: 60 minutes
Maximum marks: 100
Types of questions: Descriptive

Type of question Words
Essay writing 200 – 250 words
Letter / Application Writing 150 – 200 words

Note: The candidates are to attempt the paper in Hindi or English Language.

SSC CHSL Exam Pattern – Tier 3

Name of the exam: SSC CHSL 2018 Tier 3
Nature: Skill Test

Skill Test for DEO Data entry speed of 8000 key depressions per hour on the computer
Typing Test for PA/SA, LDC, Court Clerk 35 WPM for English, 30 WPM for Hindi

Note: The Tier III will only be qualifying in nature.

Syllabus of SSC CHSL

Knowing syllabus of SSC CHSL 2018 is a key part of doing well in the exam. SSC 10+2 2018 Exam Syllabus contains topics on which questions are asked in the exam.

  • General Intelligence (Verbal, Non-Verbal)
  • English Language
  • Quantitative Aptitude
  • General Awareness

You can get details syllabus from the Syllabus page.

Answer Key for SSC CHSL 2018

After successful conduction of the examination, the Answer key for SSC CHSL 2018 will be published by the SSC on the official website. The exam of SSC CHSL held in two parts, i.e. Tier-I & Tier-II. Tier-I will be objective type and Tier-II will be descriptive type. So the answer key of SSC CHSL Tier-I Examination will be released. As Tier-II is descriptive so there is no need for the Answer key. The candidates who will appear in the examination can check the answer key on the respective website. Or they can keep visiting the

Result for SSC CHSL

SSC announces CHSL result in this order First, SSC CHSL 2018 Result of Tier I indicating candidates shortlisted for appearing in Descriptive Test (Tier II) will come. Then marks of candidates of Tier 1 region-wise will publish. After that Result of Tier II will release as 3 lists. List 1, 2, 3 will be for candidates qualified for DEST for DEO in CAG, candidates qualified for typing test for PA/SA / LDC / Court Clerk, candidates qualified for DEST for DEO in departments other than CAG respectively. Next, the SSC will announce the marks of candidates of Tier 2 in roll number order. Ultimately final result of SSC CHSL 2018 will be announced.

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Insofar, only Application form dates of Tier-I 2018 CHSL Examination has been announced. Other details on this page are as per the last year’s brochure and for reference purpose only. As soon as the official notification releases, details will be updated here.

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