SSC CHSL Notification 2020-21 – Recruitment Vacancy, Eligibility, Syllabus

SSC CHSL Notification: The staff selection commission is the organization that holds Combined Higher Secondary Level (CHSL) exams every year to recruit candidates for various positions. The posts for which the SSC CHSL Exam is conducted are –Postal Assistants/Sorting Assistants(PA/SA), Data Entry Operator (DEO), and Lower Divisional Clerk (LDC). SSC CHSL Notification for Recruitment 2020-21 is yet to be released. Until then, let’s look at the important details you must know about SSC CHSL recruitment 2020.

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SSC CHSL Notification 2020: Important Dates

Candidates can also check the tentative SSC CHSL 2021 Important dates in the below table:-

                                  SSC CHSL Recruitment 2020 Important Dates
Events Tentative Dates
SSC CHSL Notification Date 30th November 2020
Online Form submission Start 30th November 2020
Last Date to Submit Application 15th December 2020 Extended to 24-12-2020
SSC CHSL Tier 1 Exam Dates Available Soon

SSC CHSL Recruitment -: Post Details & Payscale

S.No Post Details Payscale
1 Lower Division Clerk (LDC)/ Junior Secretariat Assistant (JSA) Pay Band -1 (Rs. 5200 – 20200), Grade Pay: Rs. 1900 (pre-revised)
2 Postal Assistant (PA)/ Sorting Assistant (SA) Pay Band -1 (Rs. 5200-20200),

Grade Pay: Rs. 2400 (pre-revised

3 Data Entry Operator (DEO) Pay Band-1 (Rs. 5200-20200), Grade Pay: Rs. 2400 (pre-revised)
4 Data Entry Operator, Grade “A‟ Pay Band-1 (Rs. 5200-20200), Grade Pay: Rs. 2400 (pre-revised)

SSC CHSL Recruitment 2020: Selection Process

SSC recruitment board will conduct the recruitment drive in multi phases. They are

  • Tier – I Exam
  • Tier-II Exam
  • Skill Test/Type Test
  • Document Verification

SSC CHSL Notification 2020 Tier – I Exam Pattern

  • As per the SSC CHSL Notification, The Tier 1 exam is an online-based CBT.
  • It comprises of 4 sections namely
  • English Language (Basic Knowledge), General Intelligence, Quantitative Aptitude
    (Basic Arithmetic Skill), General Awareness.
  • Each section has 25 questions and a total of 100 questions.
  • The maximum mark will be 200 marks.
  • This will be conducted for 60 minutes.
S.No Section No of Questions Max Marks Duration
1 English Language(Basic Knowledge) 25 50 60 minutes
2 General Intelligence 25 50
3 Quantitative Aptitude

(Basic Arithmetic Skill)

25 50
4 General Awareness 25 50
Total 100 200


Complete SSC CHSL Recruitment Details

SSC CHSL Tier-II Exam Pattern

  • As per the SSC CHSL Notification, The Tier 2 exam is a descriptive type of pen & paper mode.
  • The duration will be for one hour.
  • It comprises an Essay of about 200 – 250 words and a Letter/Application of about 150 – 200 words.
  • The minimum qualifying marks will be 33%.

Skill Test

  • This is applicable for Data Entry Operator posts.
  • Data Entry speed of about 8,000 keys should be depressed in one hour.
  • The duration of the Test will be 15 (Fifteen) minutes and printed matter in
    English containing about 2000-2200 key-depressions.

Typing Test

  • The medium of the Typing Test will be Hindi and English.
  • For English medium should have a typing speed of 35 words per minute (w.p.m.).
  • Hindi medium should have a typing speed of 30 words per minute (w.p.m.).

Document Verification

  • Candidates who qualify from the above phases will be called for the Document Verification process.
  • Candidates should bring all the original documents and should submit at the time of the verification process.

SSC CHSL Notification 2020 – Eligibility

Age Limit

Age Limit – SSC CHSL Jobs (relaxation is applicable)
SSC CHSL Notification-2020-21
Minimum: 18 years
Maximum: 27 years

Educational Qualification 

For SSC CHSL 2020 recruitment, Candidates should possess an HSC or its equivalent from any recognized board. You can also see the previous year’s notification to read in detail.

Application Process – SSC CHSL Recruitment

SSC CHSL Notification Application Mode Online
Application Fee For GEN/OBC: Rs. 100/-

For SC/ST/PWD/Ex-Servicemen/Women: NIL

SSC CHSL Notification Payment Process Online payment  BHIM UPI, Net Banking, by using Visa, Mastercard, Maestro, RuPay Credit or Debit cards or in SBI Branches by generating SBI Challan

How to apply for SSC CHSL Notification 2020?

You will be able to apply only after the official SSC CHSL notification is released, until then we are sharing the details of the application procedure.

  • Candidates will have to visit the  SSC official site
  • On the home page itself, there will be an SSC CHSL recruitment Notification PDF link.
  • Click on the link, you will get the SSC CHSL 2020 Notification(after it is released).
  • Read the notification to know your eligibility criteria and recruitment process.
  • The Apply Online link will be activated.
  • You will have to fill all the mandatory fields.
  • And then finally Submit your application on or before the last date.

How to prepare for SSC CHSL from home

SSC CHSL 2020 -FAQ’s

Q.1. SSC CHSL exam is online or offline ? 

A.1. SSC conducts the CHSL exam via online mode.

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

A.2. Yes. 0.5 marks are deducted in case of wrong attempts

Q.3. When will the SSC CHSL notification come?

A.2.  It is expected to be out in mid-November. Watch out this space to receive timely updates.