SSC CHSL Recruitment 2019: Notification Released; Application Process begins today

SSC CHSL Recruitment 2019 – Notification Released; Check details of vacancy, important dates, exam pattern & how to apply here

Staff Selection Commission (SSC) has released the official notification for combined higher secondary level (CHSL) exam today, March 5. Last date to apply is April 5, 2019. Interested and eligible candidates can apply through the official website, The SSC CHSL 2019 computer based test tier 1 will be held from July 1 to July 26. Tier 2 exam (descriptive) will be held on September 29, 2019. The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) is an autonomous organization that conducts several exams every year for the recruitment of various posts in various departments, offices and ministries of Government of India.

Click here to read / download the official notification of SSC CHSL Recruitment 2019

Click here to apply online for SSC CHSL Recruitment 2019

“The Staff Selection Commission will hold a competitive examination for recruitment to the posts of Lower Divisional Clerk/ Junior Secretariat Assistant, Postal Assistant/ Sorting Assistant and Data Entry Operators for various Ministries/ Departments/ Offices of the Government of India,” the SSC notification reads.

Every year, a large number of vacancies are announced by SSC for these posts. The level of competition too is very high as lakhs of candidates appear for this exam for Government job. Candidates who are serious about cracking SSC CHSL exam must go through the entire SSC CHSL Recruitment Notification and know about everything about the exam. In this article, we will provide you with all the information regarding SSC CHSL Recruitment 2019.

SSC CHSL Recruitment 2019 Details:

Description Details
Exam Name Staff Selection Commission – Combined Higher Secondary Level Exam (SSC CHSL Exam) 2019
Conducting Organization Staff Selection Commission (SSC)
Name of Posts LDC, DEO, Postal/Sorting Assistants (PA/SA), Court Clerk.
Location of Posting All over India
Number of Vacancies Will be declared soon
Application Mode Online
Mode of Exam Online for Tier I, Offline for Tier II and III
Number of Stages Three
Official Website


Important Dates:

Starting Date to Apply Online: 05-03-2019

Last Date to Apply Online: 05-04-2019

Last Date for SBI Challan Generation & Online Fee Payment: 07-04-2019

Last Date for Offline Fee Payment (during working hours of bank): 09-04-2019

Date of Computer Based Examination (Tier-I): 01 to 26-07-2019

Date of Tier-II Exam (Descriptive Paper): 29-09-2019

SSC CHSL Recruitment 2019 – Eligibility Criteria:

Candidates must check the SSC CHSL eligibility criteria before applying for the exam:

1.Nationality: Candidates who are either:

(a) a citizen of India, or
(b) a subject of Nepal, or
(c) a subject of Bhutan, or
(d) a Tibetan refugee who came over to India, before the 1st January 1962, with the intention of permanently settling in India, or
(e) 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

2. Age Limit: The minimum age of the candidates should be 18 years and maximum age 27 years (as on 1st August 2019). Candidates of reserved categories have upper age relaxation as follows:
SC / ST – 5 years
OBC – 5 years
PwD – 10 years
Ex-Serviceman – 3 years

3. Educational Qualification: Candidates must have passed Class 12 or equivalent exam from a recognized board. For the post of DEO in the Office of Comptroller & Auditor General of India (C&AG), candidates must have passed Class 12 or equivalent exam in Science stream with Mathematics as a subject.

SSC CHSL Recruitment 2019: Application Form

SSC CHSL application form will be made available online on the official websites of SSC – and Candidates will have to fill up the application form and apply for the exam in the online mode only.

How To Apply For SSC CHSL Exam 2019?

Step 1: Login to SSC official website: or

Step 2: Step on the link for SSC CHSL Recruitment 2019.

Step 3: Click on the link provided to apply online.

Step 4: Read the instructions carefully and click on the link provided for registration.

Step 5: Enter the necessary details asked – basic information about them along with valid email ID and phone number.

Step 6: Check the details and make corrections if necessary.

Step 7: Submit the Registration Form.

Step 8: Upon submission of Registration Form, a Registration ID and Password will be generated. Note them down as you will need them in the future, be it for downloading SSC CHSL Admit Card or for checking SSC CHSL Result.

Step 9: Upload scanned images of your Photograph and Signature in the required format and size.

Step 10: Enter your personal and academic details as well as other necessary information.

Step 11: Once all the fields are filled, you will have to make payment of SSC CHSL application fee.

Step 12: Your application will be complete only after successful payment of the application fees. After that, take a printout of your SSC CHSL online application form for future reference.

SSC CHSL Recruitment 2019: Application Fees:

Category Application Fee
SC/ST/PWD/Ex-Serviceman/Female No fee
Others Rs 100

Fees can be paid using Mastercard/ Visa/ Maestro Credit/ Debit card or SBI Challan/SBI Netbanking.

SSC CHSL Recruitment 2019: Exam Pattern

SSC CHSL Tier 1 Computer-Based Written Exam
SSC CHSL Tier 2 Descriptive Test (Offline)
SSC CHSL Tier 3 Skill Test / Typing Test


Computer-Based Written Test:

SSC CHSL Tier I is an online exam that contains objective questions (MCQ). There are four sections in this exam. The time duration for the exam is 1 hour. There is negative marking of 0.50 marks for every wrong answer.

Sections Number of Questions / Maximum Marks
English Language 25/50
General Intelligence 25/50
General Awareness 25/50
Quantitative Aptitude 25/50
Total 100/200


Descriptive Test:

The Descriptive Test, conducted in English and Hindi, is an offline exam, conducted in pen and paper-based mode. It tests your writing skills. The time duration for the Descriptive Test is 1 hour and the qualifying marks is 33 percent.

Topic Word Limit Maximum Marks
Letter/Application Writing 150-200 100
Essay Writing 200-250


Skill Test / Typing Test:

The SSC CHSL Tier III is just qualifying in nature and the marks secured in this stage will not be considered for final merit listing.

SSC CHSL Recruitment 2019: Pay Scale

Post Pay Band/Grade Band
Postal Assistant (PA) / Sorting Assistant (SA) Pay Band – Rs 5200-20200
Grade Pay – Rs 2400
Lower Division Clerk (LDC) / Junior Secretariat Assistant (JSA) Pay Band – Rs 5200-20200
Grade Pay – Rs 1900
Data Entry Operator (DEO) Pay Band – Rs 5200-20200
Grade Pay – Rs 2400


SSC CHSL Recruitment 2019: Admit Card:

SSC CHSL Admit Card will be released on the SSC CHSL official website of the respective regions. Candidates will have to login to their account using their SSC CHSL Registration ID and Password (as generated during online registration) to download their SSC CHSL Call Letter.No hard copies will be sent to the candidates. The SSC CHSL Hall Ticket will contain all necessary information about the candidate and the exam, including the exam center, date, and time.

Region-wise SSC Official Website:

SSC Region States Included SSC Official Website
NR-Northern Region NCT of Delhi, Rajasthan & Uttarakhand Click Here
NER-North Eastern Region Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Manipur, Tripura, Meghalaya, Nagaland & Mizoram Click Here
CR-Central Region UP & Bihar Click Here
ER-Eastern Region WB, Jharkhand, Odisha, A&N Island & Sikkim Click Here
MPR-Madhya Pradesh Region MP & Chhattisgarh Click Here
WR-Western Region Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa Click Here
NWR-North Western Region J&K, Punjab, Haryana & Himachal Pradesh Click Here
SR-Southern Region AP, Pondicherry & TN Click Here
KKR-Karnataka Region Karnataka and Kerala Click Here


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Best wishes – Gconnect

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