Staff Selection Commission (SSC)would give its notification out for SSC CHSL 2019 recruitment for the post of Lower Divisional Clerk (LDC)/ Junior Secretariat Assistant (JSA), Postal Assistant/ Sorting Assistant (PA/SA)

Eligibility Criteria

Age Eligibility :

Age of the candidate must be between 18 to 27 years ols which means that anyone whose date of birth is before 02/08/01992 or after 02/08/2001 cannot apply for the

Age Relaxation

Code No.CategoryPermissible age relaxation
01SC/ ST5 years
02OBC3 years
03Persons with Disabilities (PwD)10 years
04PwD + OBC13 years
05PwD + SC/ ST15 years
09Ex-Servicemen03 years after deduction of the military service rendered from the actual age as on the closing date.

Educational Qualification : 

(i). The candidate must be atleast 12th passed or equivalent examination that too from a recognized board or any university

(ii). For Data Entry Operator in the Office of Comptroller and Auditor General of India (C&AG): 12th Standard pass in Science stream with Mathematics as a subject from a recognized Board or equivalent.

SSC CHSL Exam Pattern

The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) started taking  the Combined Higher Secondary Level(CHSL) in three levels for various posts from 2019:

Tier – IObjective Multiple ChoiceComputer-Based (online)
Tier – IIDescriptive Paper in English/HindiPen and Paper mode
Tier – IIISkill Test/Computer Proficiency TestWherever Applicable

Before one starts preparing for SSC CHSL Exam, it is essential to make a note of modifications done in exam pattern and syllabus. The alterations to SSC CHSL Exam Pattern 2019 which are related to 2019 are given below::

  • SSC CHSL 2019 Tier 1 exam will be held online.
  • in tier 2 there will be a Descriptive paper of 100 marks within 60 minutes in pen and paper mode.
  • There is a reduction in the time limit for examination of Tier -I from 120 minutes to 75 minutes.
  • There is no change in Tier III.
  • There will be no Sectional Cut off.

    SSC CHSL Syllabus 2019

    Since the SSC CHSL is comprised of 3 different levels, we must deal with their syllabus independently.

    This is an objective exam which will be conducted online. There are 4 sections in the Tier 1 exam of SSC CHSL 2019, with 100 questions which account for a total of 200 marks. The subject-wise details are given below:

    SectionSubjectNo of QuestionsMax MarksExam Duration
    1General Intelligence255060 minutes
    2General Awareness2550
    3Quantitative Aptitude (Basic Arithmetic Skill)2550
    4English Language (Basic Knowledge)2550

SSC CHSL Tier 1 Syllabus

General Intelligence and ReasoningQuantitative AbilityEnglish LanguageGeneral Awareness
Logical ReasoningSimplificationReading ComprehensionHistory
Alphanumeric SeriesProfit & LossCloze TestCulture
Ranking/Direction/Alphabet TestMixtures & AllegationsPara jumblesGeography
Data SufficiencySimple Interest & Compound Interest & Surds & IndicesMiscellaneousEconomic Scene
Coded InequalitiesWork & TimeFill in the blanksGeneral Policy
Seating ArrangementTime & DistanceMultiple Meaning/Error SpottingScientific Research
PuzzleMensuration – Cylinder, Cone, SphereParagraph CompletionAwards and Honors
TabulationData InterpretationOne Word SubstitutionBooks and Authors
SyllogismRatio & Proportion, PercentageActive/Passive Voice
Blood RelationsNumber Systems
Input-OutputSequence & Series
Coding-DecodingPermutation, Combination &Probability