SSC CHSL 2018 Exam -The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) has released the notification of SSC Combined Higher Secondary Level (CHSL) Examination 2018 on March 05, 2019 at The application window also has been opened. The candidates can fill the application form until April 05, 2019. The candidates who have completed their 12th and are in the age group of 18 to 27 years can apply. The vacancies are not notified yet, will be notified in due course. The SSC CHSL 2018 Tier I examination will be held from July 01 to 27, 2019. The Tier II examination will be conducted on September 29, 2019. Get, here all the details regarding SSC CHSL 2018 Exam.


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
Releasing of Notice by SSC 05 Mar 2019
Commencement of online application form submission 05 Mar 2019
The last date to submit the application form 05 Apr 2019
Last date for submitting an application fee through online 07 Apr 2019
Candidates can generate the challan up to 07 Apr 2019
Last date to submit the application fee through challan 09 Apr 2019
Issuance of admit card for Tier 1 exam 07 days prior to the exam
Exam date for SSC CHSL Tier 1 is 01 to 26 Jul 2019
Displaying of answer key for Tier 1 To be announced
The announcement of result for Tier 1 To be announced
The admit card for Tier 2 will be available from 07 days prior to the exam
SSC CHSL Tier 2 will be held on 29 Sep 2019
Result for Tier 2 will be announced on To be announced

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Application Form of SSC CHSL 2018

The Staff Selection Commission has released the application form of SSC CHSL 2018 at The candidates who are eligible as well as interested can fill the application form. The link for applying is provided above. At first, the candidates have to register themselves. For submitting the application form the candidates have to pay the application fee. The application fee has been decided as per the category of the candidates.

Application Fee

The application fee for SSC CHSL 2018 is Rs. 100/-. But the candidates belonging to the SC/ST/PWD category and women candidates are exempted to pay the application fee.

Mode of Payment

There are two modes of payment, the Online and offline. The candidates who want to make online payment can use the BHIM UPI, Net Banking, by using Visa, Mastercard, Maestro, RuPay Credit or Debit cards. For making the cash payment the candidates can generate the SBI Challan. 

Note: The application fee is non – refundable.

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.

Eligibility Criteria for SSC CHSL 2018

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.

SSC CHSL Admit Card 2018

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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