SSC CHSL Notification

SSC CHSL Notification for the year 2020 is released on December 3rd, 2019. As per the official notification, the SSC CHSL recruitment will be conducted to recruit 4893 personnel for various posts in SSC.

The Staff Selection Commission Combined Higher Secondary Level Exam (often abbreviated to the SSC CHSL Exam) is an examination conducted by the Staff Selection Commission in order to recruit candidates for various posts in the Indian Administrative System.

According to the recently released SSC CHSL Notification, the exam will be conducted for the following positions:

  • Postal Assistant (PA)
  • Sorting Assistant (SA)
  • Court Clerk
  • Lower Divisional Clerk (LDC)
  • Data Entry Operator (DEO)

To know more about other SSC Exams, visit the linked article.

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SSC CHSL Notification

This SSC CHSL Notification article aims to provide the following information:

  1. SSC CHSL Exam Date and Details
  2. SSC CHSL Eligibility
  3. SSC CHSL Syllabus
  4. SSC CHSL Salary & Vacancies

Detailed articles on the syllabus and the eligibility criteria for the SSC CHSL examination can be found via the links provided above. The SSC CHSL Notification PDF download link for the year 2020 has been provided below.

SSC CHSL Notification 2020:-Download PDF Here

Details on the online application process of SSC CHSL recruitment are mentioned below along with other relevant details.

SSC CHSL Exam Dates and Details

In accordance with the data released in the SSC CHSL Notification, the following table highlights details about the SSC CHSL recruitment process for the CHSL Exam:

SSC CHSL Exam 2020
Name of the Recruitment Exam SSC CHSL 2020
Recruiting Board SSC
SSC CHSL Notification December 3rd, 2019
SSC CHSL Vacancies 4893
Online Application Submission December 3, 2019, to January 10, 2020
SSC CHSL Admit Card February 2020 (Tentative)
Tier I Exam March 16th, 2020 to March 27th, 2020
Tier-II Exam June 28th, 2020
Tier III Exam Not notified

Candidates can check the detailed SSC CHSL vacancy 2019-20 in the pdf attached below:

SSC CHSL Vacancies 2020 – Download PDF Here

SSC CHSL 2019 Exam highlights are given below for your reference:

SSC CHSL Exam 2019
Name of the Recruitment Exam SSC CHSL 2019
Recruiting Board SSC
SSC CHSL Notification Release Date March 5th, 2019
SSC CHSL Vacancies 5789 (Tentative)
Online Application Submission March 5th, 2019 to April 4th 2019
SSC CHSL Admit Card June 2019
Tier I Exam July 1st 2019 to July 26th 2019
Tier I Exam Result September 12th 2019
Tier II Exam September 29th 2019
Tier II Exam Result To be announced

*Note: The dates of the examinations that are yet to be announced will be updated immediately after intimations from the SSC are received. Candidates can bookmark this article and frequently visit it in order to stay updated with the latest information through this year’s SSC CHSL Notification.

You can get more information on the dates of other upcoming SSC Exams, by visiting the SSC Exam Date page

A tabular column detailing the important dates associated with the SSC CHSL recruitment 2018 is provided below.

SSC CHSL 2017- 2018 Exam Highlights
Name of Recruitment Exam SSC CHSL 2017-2018
Conducting Body Staff Selection Commission
SSC CHSL Notification 2017-2018 18th November 2017
Last Date for Online Application 18th December 2017
SSC CHSL Tier I Admit Card Issued February 2018
SSC CHSL Tier I Exam March 4-26, 2018
SSC CHSL Tier I Result June 15, 2018
SSC CHSL Tier II Exam July 8 2018
SSC CHSL Tier II Result May 10, 2019

*Note: Due to certain circumstances beyond the control of the SSC, the SSC CHSL Exam 2018 was delayed.

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SSC CHSL Salary And Vacancy

The tentative vacancies in SSC CHSL 2019-2020 exam are approx. 3295 for various posts and the 7th pay commission features some growth in the SSC CHSL salary scales (for the aforementioned posts). As per the latest SSC CHSL Notification, a tabular column detailing the number of vacancies as per SSC CHSL Notification 2019-20 and pre-revised salaries is provided below:

SSC CHSL Salary and Vacancies 2019 – 2020
Posts Vacancies (Tentative) SSC CHSL Salary INR (Pre-Revised)
LDC/JSA 898 (5200-20200 INR) Grade Pay: Rs. 1900
PA/SA 2359 (5200-20200 INR) Grade Pay: Rs. 2400
DEO 2 (5200-20200 INR) Grade Pay: Rs. 2400
DEO Grade ‘A’ To be announced (5200-20200 INR) Grade Pay: Rs. 2400

Get more details on other SSC Exams by visiting the SSC Notification page

SSC CHSL Vacancies 2020:-Download PDF Here

SSC CHSL Registration Process

The SSC CHSL recruitment process is online and aspirants should carefully submit the online application and registration details.

Online Application for the SSC CHSL 2020

The online application process for SSC CHSL 2020 began on 3rd December 2020 which for the year 2019, began on the 5th of March, 2019. Potential candidates can visit the official SSC website ( to register.

As per the latest SSC CHSL Notification, the application fee for the SSC CHSL 2020 Exam is Rs 100/-. However, female candidates, candidates belonging to the SC/ST category, Persons with Disability (PwD), and Ex-Servicemen are exempted from paying the application fee.

The Application fee for SSC CHSL recruitment can be paid through offline modes (e-challan) or through online modes such as internet banking and credit/debit cards.

To get more information on the admit cards of other SSC exams, visit the SSC Admit Card page

In order to register for the SSC CHSL recruitment drive, candidates can follow the step-by-step registration process listed below.

  1. Visit the official website of the SSC (
  2. Select the SSC CHSL from the dropdown menu and click on the Apply Button
  3. You will be redirected to a new window where you need to click on the New registration application window and on the register button.
  4. Provide your basic details like Name, Date of Birth, Mobile No. Email ID etc
  5. Click on the submit button to complete the registration process
  6. You will be provided with a unique Registration ID. You need to log in with this registration ID, password and date of birth to complete the remaining steps.
  7. You need to upload your recent passport size photo and a scanned copy of your signature. The photo should be in dimensions specified and in JPEG format, while the signature must be done using a white/black ink on a white sheet.
  8. Login again with your registration ID, password to complete remaining steps
  9. Once done with the process go through the application form to make sure everything is in order.
  10. Click on the submit button to submit the application form.
  11. Now you can proceed to make payment through online or offline mode to complete the registration process.

SSC CHSL Notification 2020:-Download PDF Here

Preparation strategies for the SSC CHSL examination can be found here: SSC CHSL Preparation.

Aspirants can also visit the SSC CHSL mock test page and get free mock tests based on the latest SSC exam pattern.

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Frequently Asked Question – SSC CHSL Notification

Q.1. What is the SSC CHSL Exam Date for the year 2020?

Ans. SSC CHSL Notification 2020 released on December 3rd, 2019. The exam date for SSC CHSL Tier-I exam is scheduled from March 16th to 27th, 2020 while the Descriptive Paper i.e. SSC CHSL Tier II is scheduled to be held on June 28th, 2020.

Q.2. Is there a negative marking scheme in the SSC CHSL 2020 examination?

Ans. Yes, there is a negative marking for wrong attempts in SSC CHSL Tier-I. Candidates will lose 0.25 marks for the question marked wrong.

Q.3. Is there any sectional timing in the SSC CHSL exam?

Ans. The total duration of CHSL Tier-I exam is 60 minutes and there is no sectional timing in SSC CHSL Exam.

Q.4. What is the last date for SSC CHSL Online Application?

Ans. SSC CHSL 2019-20 exam online application started from 3rd December 2019 and lasted till January 10th, 2020.

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