SSC CHSL (10+2) 2017 or SSC CHSL 2016 has been held. It was organised by Staff Selection Commission (SSC) to fill 5,134 vacancies. The recruitment process of SSC involves three Tier. The Tier I was held in a window of multiple days, from 07 Jan to 08 Feb, 2017. The entrance exam for Tier II will be conducted on 18 Oct, 2017.

The result of SSC CHSL 2017 Tier 1 has been announced. The candidates may check it from the link below. In all, more than 60 lakh candidates applied for SSC CHSL/DEO/LDC 2017. However, only 30,57,993 candidates appeared for the Tier I. The qualifiers for Tier I will be able to appear for Tier II of the exam. Check more details on SSC CHSL 2017 from this page.

Latest: SSC CHSL 2016-17 Tier II will be held on 18 Oct 2017.


Class 10+2 pass candidates are eligible to apply for CHSL exam, subject to fulfillment of other eligibility conditions (age and nationality).

  • Name of exam – SSC Combined Higher Secondary Level 2016-17
  • Also known as – SSC CHSL 2016, SSC LDC DEO 2016, SSC 10+2 2016

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SSC CHSL Important Dates

Important events related to SSC CHSL SSC CHSL Dates
Issue of SSC CHSL 2016 notification October 8, 2016
Commencement of application form submission October 8, 2016
Last date to apply for SSC LDC DEO (10+2) 2016 November 25, 2016
Availability of CHSL admit card December 26, 2016 onwards
Date of CHSL Tier-I Exam in computer based mode January 07, 2017 to February 08, 2017
Announcement of SSC CHSL Tier 1 result June 1, 2017
Availability of SSC CHSL Tier 2 admit card June 28, 2017 Onwards
Date of Tier-II (Descriptive Paper) 18 Oct 2017
Announcement of SSC CHSL result after Tier 2 25 Oct 2017
Conduct of Skill Test / Typing Test (expected) Nov 2017
Announcement of final result of SSC CHSL 2016 (expected) Nov – Dec 2017

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SSC CHSL 2017 Application Form

The application process for SSC CHSL has ended.Yet, the candidates may have a look at it, from below.

Candidates could apply online from With the new system of SSC online application form in place, it became very convenient for applicants to apply. Candidates, who did the one time registration at ssconline, could simply log in and apply for SSC CHSL 2016. Otherwise they were first required to complete one time registration.

Application Fee: Rs. 100

How to apply?

  • If candidates previously did One Time Registration at If yes, then go to the CHSL online application form page and log in using registration credentials. After that you can fill in specific details pertaining to SSC LDC DEO (10+2) 2016.
  • In the event that you have not done OTR, first complete registration. Next, you can fill and submit complete SSC CHSL 2016 application form.

SSC CHSL Posts and Vacancies

The Staff Selection Commission is holding the examination for Recruitment of Postal Assistants / Sorting Assistants, Data Entry Operators, Lower Divisional Clerks and Court Clerk. The distribution of vacancies is as below:

Name of post Pay Band Grade Pay (pre-revised) Vacancies
Postal Assistant / Sorting Assistant 5200 – 20200 2400 3281
Data Entry Operator 5200 – 20200 2400 506
Data Entry Operator 5200 – 20200 1900
Lower Division Clerk 5200 – 20200 1900 1321
Court Clerk 5200 – 20200 1900 26
Total vacancies 5134

Reservation: Reservation for SC/ST/OBC/ExS/PH etc. categories is available as per extant Govt. Orders.

SSC CHSL Eligibility Criteria 2017

You should ensure that you are eligible prior to applying for CHSL exam. Although Staff Selection Commission will not check eligibility at the time of releasing admit cards, or exam, they will certainly do so after declaring results. With this in mind, read complete notification first, and then proceed to apply.

Age Limit

You should be between 18 to 27 years old. Determining date for calculating age is 1 August 2017. To know more about age relaxation, see notification or SSC CHSL 2016 Eligibility Criteria page.

Educational Qualification

You should have passed class 12th exam from recognized board or University.

SSC CHSL 2017 Exam Pattern for Tier II and III

The exam pattern of SSC CHSL for Tier II is as below:

  • It will be a descriptive paper of 100 marks.
  • The paper will be held in pen and paper mode.
  • Candidates will have to write essay of 200 to 250 words and letter/application of 150 to 200 words.

SSC CHSL exam pattern for Tier III

The third Tier will be Skill Test/Typing Test. In it, the candidates typing skill and speed will be checked. The candidate’s speed should be less than 15000 key per hour of data entry.

Below give is the SSC CHSL exam pattern for Tier I exam.

Name of subject Maximum marks
General intelligence 50
English language 50
Quantitative aptitude 50
General awareness 50
Overall 200

How to prepare for SSC CHSL?

Preparing for CHSL (LDC DEO) 10+2 is a big topic in itself. We have started a new page for the same (read more on SSC CHSL 2016 Exam Preparation). In brief, you can keep following points in mind:-

  • General intelligence section will test your logical and analytical thinking skills. You can extensively practice questions of multiple choice type on syllogism, analogies, finding patterns and missing numbers, drawing conclusions.
  • English language largely contains questions on fill in the blanks, synonyms, antonyms, active / passive voice, jumbled sentences, sentence improvement, spellings.
  • Quantitative aptitude has basic mathematics related questions. You can practice MCQs keeping in mind to focus to improve speed and accuracy.
  • General awareness is a mix of static GK and latest news. Brush up general awareness topics from suitable books and also stay in touch with newspapers.

SSC CHSL 2017 Admit Card

Admit Card / Hall Ticket / Call Letter is an enabling document. It contains details such as candidate’s name and roll number along with examination date, time and venue. To know more about admit card of CHSL exam, you can either go to SSC CHSL 2016 Admit Card page, or read few points in summary below.

  • All candidates who submit application form on time will get admit cards released by respective Staff Selection Commission Region (NR, ER, KKR, SR, NER, WR, MPR, CR, NWR).
  • Bring officially issued CHSL admit card on day of exam.
  • You will get to know about exam center through admit card of SSC LDC DEO (10+2) 2016.

SSC CHSL 2017 Result

SSC Tier I Result: The Tier I result has been announced. The first tier is just the qualifying exam for Tier II. It contains the roll number of the selected candidates.

Final Merit List: The list of the candidates ultimately recruited will be prepared on the basis of Tier II and III.

Candidates can check CHSL results online at or from the link above. For exam, the Commission decides cut offs. Skill test / typing test are qualifying in nature and for those, there are already pre-defined criteria.

For the purposing of checking latest SSC CHSL results, you can go to SSC CHSL 2016 Result page.


SSC CHSL Tier I Cutoff: With the result, the Tier I cutoff of SSC CHSl has also been announced. It is very high in comparison to last year. Compare SSC CHLS cutoff from the table below.

Category Cutoff 2017 Cutoff Last Year
UR 127.50 119
OBC 120.00 110
SC 108.00 99.00
ST 99.00 89.50

SSC CHSL Tier II Cutoff: The minimum qualifying marks in Tier-II is 33 per cent of total.

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