The Staff Selection Commission holds the SSC CHSL, a yearly national-level government exam, to choose candidates with higher secondary education for various departments and offices in India. The Staff Selection Commission has released SSC CHSL 2023 Notification PDF for around 1600 vacancies along with other relevant details.
SSC CHSL 2023 Tier 1 exam is scheduled from August 2023 onwards.
SSC CHSL Tier I 2022 was held from 9th March to 21st March 2023. SSC CHSL Tier 2 Exam 2022 will be held on 26th June 2023 for the candidates who qualify for SSC CHSL Tier 1 Exam.
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SSC CHSL Exam 2023
Every year, the exams conducted by the Staff Selection Commission (SSC) helps in selecting candidates who will go on to fill important government posts. Of these, one of the most popular exams happens to be the Combined Higher Secondary Level (CHSL) exam. Though nominally less tough, it is still a fiercely competitive exam. This article will cover all important aspects of the SSC CHSL Exam 2023.
To know more about other SSC Exams, visit the linked article.
The recruitment to the Staff Selection Commission to soon be conducted by the National Recruitment Agency. A Common Eligibility Test (CET) to be conducted for all Non-Technical and Non-Gazetted (Group B & C) posts under IBPS, RRB and SSC. Government exam aspirants can visit the linked article to know more about the NRA.
SSC CHSL Exam Date
SSC CHSL Exam 2023 Dates
|SSC CHSL 2023 Exam Dates|
|Exam Events||Tentative Dates|
|SSC CHSL Exam 2023 Notification/Advertisement Date||09th May 2023|
|Online Application Submission Starts on||09th May 2023|
|Closing Date for Online Application Submission||08th June 2023|
|SSC CHSL 2023 Tier I exam||August 2023|
|SSC CHSL 2023 Tier II exam||To be notified|
|SSC CHSL 2023 Tier III exam||To be notified|
SSC CHSL Exam 2022 Dates
|SSC CHSL 2022 Exam Dates|
|Exam Events||Tentative Dates|
|SSC CHSL Exam 2022 Notification/Advertisement Date||06th December 2022|
|Online Application Submission Starts on||06th December 2022|
|Closing Date for Online Application Submission||04th January 2023|
|SSC CHSL 2022 Tier I exam||9th March to 21st March 2023|
|SSC CHSL 2022 Tier II exam||26th June 2023|
|SSC CHSL 2022 Tier III exam||To be notified|
SSC CHSL 2021 Exam Dates
The commission released the advertisement of SSC Combined Higher Secondary Level 2021 on 1st February 2022. Given below are the important dates of CHSL 2021 examination.
|SSC CHSL 2021 Exam|
|Exam Events||Important Dates|
|SSC CHSL 2021 Notification/Advertisement Date||1st February 2022|
|Online Application Submission Starts on||1st February 2022|
|Closing Date for Online Application Submission||7th March 2022|
|SSC CHSL 2021 Tier I exam||May 24 2022 to June 10 2022|
|SSC CHSL 2021 Tier II exam||September 18th 2022|
|SSC CHSL 2021 Tier III exam||To be notified|
We are providing detailed SSC CHSL Exam Analysis Tier I for the exams already conducted. Aspirants of SSC CHSL 2022 can go through the detailed SSC CHSL Tier I analysis for better preparation.
SSC CHSL Exam 2020 Dates
Given below is the schedule of SSC CHSL 2020 Exam Dates:
|SSC CHSL 2020 Dates|
|SSC CHSL Notification||6th November 2020|
|Online Application Submission||6th November to 26th December 2020|
|SSC CHSL 2020 Tier I Exam||21st May to 22nd May 2021 for candidates who opted for West Bengal Exam Centers
4th August to 12th August 2021 (Revised Dates)
|SSC CHSL Tier-II Exam||9th January 2022|
|SSC CHSL Tier III Exam||1st July 2022|
The detailed schedule of the SSC CHSL exam is given on the SSC CHSL exam date page linked here.
SSC CHSL Notification
The official website of the SSC releases the notification for SSC CHSL every year. The notification for SSC CHSL exam releases in a PDF format given all the details regarding exam date, eligibility criteria, online application date, exam centre info, etc.
Candidates willing to apply for CHSL 2023 exam can check the detailed SSC CHSL 2023 notification in the PDF given below-
SSC CHSL Posts
In order to fill about 1600 vacancies for Lower Division Clerk (LDC), Junior Secretariat Assistant (JSA), Postal Assistant/ Sorting Assistant (PA/SA), and Data Entry Operator, the Staff Selection Commission (SSC) has released the Official SSC CHSL 2023 Notification pdf (DEO). All applicants can download the official notification for the SSC CHSL 2023 Recruitment directly from this page since the official recruitment notification has been released in PDF format.
All SSC CHSL posts made available through SSC CHSL exam carry AISL -All India Service Liability. This means that the candidates selected for any post may be asked to serve anywhere in the country.
The different SSC CHSL Posts offered through SSC CHSL recruitment are as follows:
- Sorting Assistant/Postal Assistant (SA/PA),
- Data Entry Operator (DEO),
- Lower Division Clerk (LDC).
- Junior Secretariat Assistant (JSA)
The table given below highlights the SSC CHSL pay scale for varied SSC CHSL Posts:
|SSC CHSL Posts & Pay Scale|
|SSC CHSL Posts||SSC CHSL Pay Scale|
|Junior Secretariat Assistant (JSA)||19,900-63,200|
|Lower Divisional Clerk (LDC)||19,900-63,200|
|Sorting Assistant (SA)||25,500-81,100|
|Postal Assistant (PA)||25,500-81,100|
|DEO (Grade A)||25,500-81,100|
|Data Entry Operator (DEO)||25,500-81,100|
Candidates can check the detailed SSC CHSL vacancies 2023 for the above-mentioned SSC CHSL Posts and full notification details on the SSC CHSL notification page, linked here.
SSC CHSL Eligibility
Those candidates writing the SSC CHSL Exam this year must thoroughly understand the eligibility criteria. The SSC CHSL Eligibility criteria are as follows:
- Nationality: Candidates must be nationals of India, Nepal, Bhutan
- Age Limit: Candidates must be between the age group of 18 years to 27 years.
- Qualifications: Candidates must be 12th pass or equivalent from a recognized board of a university.
Candidates can check the detailed SSC CHSL Eligibility Criteria by referring to this linked article.
SSC CHSL Exam Pattern.
The SSC CHSL Exam is conducted in three stages or tiers. The following is the basic outline of the SSC CHSL Exam Pattern:
|SSC CHSL Exam Pattern|
|Tier II||Descriptive Paper|
|Tier III||Skill Test|
Before outlining a preparation strategy, candidates must check the official SSC CHSL Notification from time to time to get updates regarding changes in the exam pattern.
SSC CHSL Syllabus
The SSC CHSL Syllabus covers a wide range of topics on a variety of subjects. The syllabus for the SSC CHSL Exam may vary from tier to tier.
The syllabus for this year’s exam is as follows:
Tier I: The topics in this section will be related to General Intelligence and Reasoning, General Awareness, Quantitative Aptitude, English Language.
Tier II: This is a descriptive exam where a candidate’s writing skills will be put to the test. Candidates will be asked to write applications and essays on various topics like Economic reforms, national securities, etc.
Tier III: This tier consists of a Data Entry Speed Test & Computer Proficiency Test. This test is compulsory for those candidates who have applied for the post of DEO and DEO (CAG).
For more detailed information on SSC CHSL Syllabus, candidates can visit the linked page.
SSC CHSL Apply Online
To register for the SSC CHSL Exam 2023, candidates must visit the official SSC website to fill the application form.
The steps for SSC CHSL registration is as follows:
- Step 1 – Visit the official SSC website.
- Step 2 – Register using your mobile number and email id.
- Step 3 – Login using your registration id, which will be generated after you register with your mobile number and email id.
- Step 4 – Fill all the basic details like name, address, etc.
- Step 5 – Upload necessary documents like photographs, signature.
- Step 6 – Before clicking on the ‘submit’ button, review the application form to make sure that all the data entered are correct and free of any errors.
- Step 7 – Select your mode of payment for the payment of the application fee and fill in the details. The registration process will be completed.
|SSC Eligibility||SSC Notification||SSC Preparation|
|SSC Admit Card||SSC Exam Date||SSC Exam Pattern|
|SSC Mock test||SSC CGL mock test||Static GK|
SSC CHSL Preparation
To crack an exam like the SSC CHSL, it is not enough to just work hard but to work smart as well. To this extent, candidates must stay updated on the Exam pattern and syllabus on a regular basis by visiting the official SSC website. The right set of study material will also go a long way in creating a clear concept of the topics covered in the SSC CHSL Exam.
Visit the given link for more details on the SSC CHSL preparation strategy and best books for CHSL.
Candidates preparing for SSC CHSL exam can visit the SSC CHSL mock test page to get free mock tests based on the latest exam pattern and prepare for the upcoming SSC exams.
SSC CHSL Admit Card
The facility for downloading the Admission Certificates/Admit Cards (ACs) for the Examination will be uploaded on the website of the concerned Regional/Sub Regional Office one week before the exam. Candidates are advised to visit the website of the concerned Regional Office and SSC HQ regularly for updates and information about the examination.
Steps to download SSC CHSL Admit Card:
- Visit the SSC CHSL official website.
- Click on the link ‘SSC CHSL Admit Card’.
- Enter the registration number and password to login.
- Admit card will be displayed on the screen.
- Download it and take the printout for further use.
Further details on SSC CHSL Admit Card can be checked on the given link.
SSC CHSL Exam Centres
The examination center for the SSC CHSL Exam is one of the details a candidate must always check with due diligence. Candidates must select the Centre(s) in the online Application Form in order to indicate where they desire to take the examination.
The Exam Centres of the SSC CHSL 2023 exam are:
- Central Region (CR) – Bihar and Uttar Pradesh
- Eastern Region (ER) – Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Jharkhand, Odisha, Sikkim and West Bengal.
- Karnataka, Kerala Region (KKR) – Karnataka, Kerala, Lakshadweep
- Madhya Pradesh Sub-Region (MPR) – Chhattisgarh and Madhya Pradesh
- North Eastern Region (NER) – Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland and Tripura.
- Northern Region (NR) – Delhi, Rajasthan and Uttarakhand
- North Western Sub Region (NWR) – Chandigarh, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir and Punjab.
- Southern Region (SR) – Andhra Pradesh, Puducherry, Tamil Nadu and Telangana.
- Western Region (WR) – Dadra and Nagar Haveli, Daman and Diu, Goa, Gujarat and Maharashtra
BYJU’S provides top-of-the-mark study materials that will prove to be an excellent asset in cracking the SSC CHSL Exam. Candidates can also refer a few Solved Question Papers of prior years of the different sections to get the feel of a real test and identify any weak spots in the process. Thus, one can attempt and crack the exam with relative ease.
Frequently Asked Questions – SSC CHSL Exam 2023
Q.1. What are the SSC CHSL Posts for which the SSC CHSL exam is conducted?
Q.2. For how many SSC CHSL vacancies the CHSL exam usually conducted?
Q.3. What is the age relaxation in SSC CHSL eligibility criteria for SC/ST candidates?
Q.4. What is the application fee for the SSC CHSL exam?
Q 5. How many tiers are there to qualify for the SSC CHSL exam?
Ans. There are three tiers in the SSC CHSL exam, Tier I, Tier II and Tier III. A candidate needs to clear all three tiers in order to qualify for the exam.