SSC CHSL 2022 Notification, Application Form, Exam Date, Eligibility Criteria
The SSC CHSL exam is conducted by the Staff Selection Commission (SSC) to recruit eligible candidates for various posts in different departments. As per the new notice released, Staff Selection Commission (SSC) released the Combined Higher Secondary Level Examination (CHSL) Online Application forms on 06th December 2022. The SSC conducts the Combined Higher Secondary Level for the 12th pass candidates who can apply to get a job in the prestigious ministries of the government for posts of Lower Division Clerk (LDC), Junior Secretariat Assistant (JSA), Postal Assistant (PA), Sorting Assistant (SA) and Data Entry Operator (DEO).
SSC CHSL 2022 – Overview
|Exam conducting body||Staff Selection Commission (SSC)|
|Exam name||SSC Combined Higher Secondary Level Exam|
|SSC official website||ssc.nic.in|
|Application fee||UR and OBC – Rs 100 Others – NIL|
|Mode of payment||Online (Debit Cards/ Credit Cards, Internet Banking, IMPS, Cash Cards/ Mobile Wallets)/ Challan|
SSC CHSL 2022 Eligibility Criteria
All the aspiring candidates who are dreaming of SSC CHSL 2022 must abide by all the Eligibility Criteria as decided by the SSC. The candidates are advised to go through all the eligibility criteria and make sure that they are eligible for the posts before applying.
SSC CHSL Nationality Criteria
The SSC CHSL Nationality criteria for the various posts of recruitment are defined in the official notification. The candidates must be a citizen of India. There is further clarification given in the notification regarding sub-categories falling under nationality-
- A citizen of India, or
- A subject of Nepal, or
- A subject of Bhutan, or
- A person who is a Tibetan refugee.
- Migrants from Pakistan, the United Republic of Tanzania (formerly Tanganyika and Zanzibar), Burma, Sri Lanka, Malawi, East African countries of Kenya, Uganda, Zambia, Zaire, Vietnam, and Ethiopia with the intention of permanently settling in India.
SSC CHSL Age Limit
Check the Age Limit for SSC CHSL for various posts below:
SSC CHSL Age Limit For Various Posts
The SSC LDC age limit is between 18 years and 27 years (As of 1st Jan 2022). Furthermore, the SSC CHSL age limit for the general category states that candidates should have not been born earlier than 02.01.1995 and later than 01.01.2004. However, there are a few CHSL age relaxations for various categories which are given below.
|Categories||Age Relaxation permissible beyond the upper CHSL age|
|SC/ ST||5 years|
|Person with Disabilities (PWD)||10 years|
|PWD + OBC||13 years|
|PWD + SC/ ST||15 years|
|Ex-Servicemen||3 years after the deduction of the service period|
|Defence Personnel disabled in operation during hostilities with any foreign country or in a disturbed area and released as a consequence thereof.||3 years|
|Defence Personnel disabled in operation during hostilities with any foreign country or in a disturbed area and released as a consequence thereof (SC/ ST).||8 years|
|Central Government Civilian Employees: Who have rendered not less than 3 years of regular and continuous service as on the closing date for receipt of online applications.||Up to 40 years of age|
|Central Government Civilian Employees: Who have rendered not less than 3 years regular and continuous service as on the closing date for receipt of online applications (SC/ ST).||Upto 45 years of age|
|Widows/ Divorced Women/ Women judicially separated and who are not remarried.||Upto 35 years of age|
|Widows/ Divorced Women/ Women judicially separated and who are not remarried (SC/ ST).||Upto 40 years of age|
SSC CHSL Eligibility 2022: Physical Disability
Check out the list of posts that actively recruits physically handicapped individuals.
|S No||Name of Post||Functional Requirement||Suitable Category of Benchmark Disability|
|1||Data Entry Operator||S, ST, W, MF, RW, SE, H||a) LV b) D, HH c) OA, BA, OL, BL, OAL, CP, LC, Dw, AAV, MD d) ASD (M), ID, SLD, MI e) Multiple Disabilities Involving (a) to (d) above|
|2||Lower Division Clerk (LDC) / Junior Secretarial Assistant (JSA)||S, ST, W, BN, RW,SE, H, C, MF||a) B, LV b) D, HH c) OA, BA, OL, BL, OAL, CP, LC, Dw, AAV, MD d) ASD (M, MoD), ID, SLD, MI e) Multiple Disabilities involving (a) to (d) above|
|3||Postal Assistant/ Sorting Assistant||S, ST, W, MF, SE, H, C||a) LV b) D, HH c) OL, LC, Dw, AAV d) ASD (M), ID, SLD, MI e) Multiple Disabilities involving (a) to (d) above|
SSC CHSL Educational Qualification
Here are some details on the minimum required educational qualifications to apply for the post of SSC CHSL Recruitment in 2022. If you are planning to apply for Staff Selection Commission Recruitment 2022, then first you need to check whether you are eligible or not, so check the SSC CHSL Qualification for different posts.
|SSC CHSL Posts||Educational Qualification|
|LDC/ JSA, PA/ SA, DEO (except DEOs in C&AG)||Candidates must have passed the 12th Standard or equivalent examination|
|Data Entry Operator (DEO Grade ‘A’) in the Office of Comptroller and|
Auditor General of India (C&AG)
|Candidates must have passed 12th Standard in the Science stream with|
Mathematics as a subject or equivalent examination
Note: Candidates who have not yet acquired but will acquire the educational qualification and produce documentary evidence from the Board/ University in support thereof as of 01-01-2022 will also be eligible.
SSC CHSL 2022- Important Dates
|Events||SSC CHSL 2022|
|SSC CHSL 2022 Notification Date||06th December 2022|
|SSC CHSL 2022 Apply Online Starts||06th December 2022|
|Last date and time for receipt of online|
|04th December 2023 (11:00 pm)|
|Last date and time for the generation of offline|
|04th December 2023 (11:00 pm)|
|Last date and time for making online fee payment||05th December 2023 (11:00 pm)|
|Last date for payment through Challan (during|
working hours of the Bank)
|06th December 2023|
|Dates of ‘Window for Application Form|
Correction’ and online payment of Correction
|09th January 2023- 10th January 2023 (11:00 pm)|
|SSC CHSL Tier 1 Admit card||February- March 2023|
|SSC CHSL Tier 1 Exam Dates||To be Notified|
SSC CHSL 2022 Exam Pattern
The exam pattern of SSC CHSL 2022 is explained in the tables below. SSC CHSL 2022 comprises three Tiers.
|Tier||Type of Examination||Mode of examination|
|Tier-I||Objective Multiple Choice||CBT (Online)|
|Tier-II||Descriptive Paper in Hindi/ English||Pen and Paper Mode|
|Tier-III||Computer Proficiency Test/ Skill Test||Wherever Applicable|
The elaborated Exam Patterns of Tier I, Tier II, and Tier III of SSC CHSL 2022 Recruitment are given in the table below. Candidates need to know every bit of exam pattern to prepare well for every section of the examination.
|I||General Intelligence and|
|25||50||60 Minutes (Total)|
Note- In Tier-I, there will be a negative marking of 0.50 for each wrong answer.
Only after qualifying for Tier-I of the SSC CHSL 2022 Examination, candidates will appear for Tier II and Tier III. The Exam Pattern of SSC CHSL Tier-II and Tier III is explained in the table below.
|Tier||Mode of Examination||Scheme of Examination||Max. Marks||Time Allowed|
|II||Pen and Paper Mode||Descriptive Paper in|
English or Hindi
(Writing of Essay/ Precis/
Letter/ Application etc.)
|Proficiency in Word Processing,|
Generation of Slides and
|No Marks||Not mentioned|
Students must note down that Tier II is scoring and qualifying in nature while Tier III is only qualifying in nature. You have to do well in all the Tiers of the SSC CHSL Examination.
SSC CHSL 2022 Syllabus
SSC CHSL 2022 Tier I comprises four Sections/Subjects that are mentioned below:
- General Knowledge
- Quantitative Aptitude
- General Reasoning
- English Comprehension
|General Reasoning||General Knowledge||Quantitative Aptitude||English Comprehension|
|Verbal Reasoning||Current Affairs||Percentage||Reading Comprehension|
|Syllogism||Awards and Honours||Number Series||Grammar|
|Circular Seating Arrangement||Books and Authors||Data Interpretation||Vocabulary|
|Linear Seating Arrangement||Sports||Mensuration and Geometry||Verbal Ability|
|Double Lineup||Entertainment||Quadratic Equation||Synonyms-Antonyms|
|Scheduling||Obituaries||Interest||Active and Passive Voice|
|Input-Output||Important Dates||Problems of Ages||Para Jumbles|
|Blood Relations||Scientific Research||Profit and Loss||Fill in the Blanks|
|Directions and Distances||Static General Knowledge|
(History, Geography, etc.)
|Ratio and Proportions &|
Mixture and Alligation
|Ordering and Ranking||Portfolios||Speed, Distance, and Time||Cloze Test|
|Data Sufficiency||Persons in News||Time and Work|
|Coding and Decoding||Important Schemes||Number System|
|Code Inequalities||Data Sufficiency|
SSC CHSL 2022 Preparation Tips
The strategy for SSC CHSL Exam preparation is given in brief below:
- Check the SSC CHSL Eligibility Criteria carefully.
- Understand the SSC CHSL exam pattern properly.
- Go through the detailed SSC CHSL Syllabus.
- Have a clear concept of the various topics in the CHSL Exam.
- Refer to the best study materials related to the topics in the exam.
SSC CHSL 2022 Books
In order to prepare effectively for the SSC CHSL exam one should refer to the best study materials available online and offline. It will help the candidates focus better on the subject matter at hand and thus will make them score ultimately well in the exam.
Some SSC CHSL books to prepare well in advance