03 Jan, 2019

SSC CHSL 2019- Staff Selection Commission (SSC) is conducting this year’s Commission Combined Higher Secondary Level exam for the post of junior secretariat assistant, sorting/postal assistant, data entry operator and lower divisional clerk in different departments/ Ministries/organizations. Candidates willing to work in the government sector have this opportunity to work and get the benefits of the government sector jobs. Those candidates who want to take part in the recruitment process must first check the eligibility criteria set by the Staff Selection Commission before filling the Application Form. The application form for the exam is going to release on January 19, 2019. The aspiring candidates must submit their applications before February 18th, 2019 to be able to appear for the exam. In case of delay in submission of the application or the candidates who lack eligibility as per the SSC criteria, the applications of such candidates will not be accepted. Candidates must know that to qualify for the recruitment of applied position, they must pass all the three stage of the selection procedure. The candidate will proceed to the next stage only after qualifying the previous stage. The Fist stage will be an online exam of 60 minutes duration that will test your general awareness, quantitative aptitude, English comprehension, and logical and reasoning abilities. After qualifying the first round, the second round is an offline exam of 60 minutes that test the writing skills of the applicants; after which comes the third stage that tests the physical/technical skills of the candidate for the respective posts they choose. The exam dates will be announced soon in our website when it is officially announced in the SSC website (


Overview of SSC CHSL 2019

Candidates check the SSC CHSL 2019 overview below: 



    Name of Examination

    Staff Selection Commission Combined Higher Secondary Level (10+2) Exam

    Popularly known as

    SSC CHSL 2019

    Official Authority

    Staff Selection Commission (SSC)

    Position offered

    Junior Secretariat Assistant, Lower Divisional Clerk, Sorting Assistant / Postal Assistant and Data Entry Operator (DEO)

    Stages of Examination






    Mode of examination



    Tier 1: Computer Based Test 3.

     Tier 2: Pen and Paper based

    Tier 3: Typing/Skill Test

    Type of Examination



    Objective Test

    Descriptive Test,

    Typing/Skill Test

    Level of examination

    National Level

    SSC CHSL 2019 Vacancies

    4000 (tentatively)

    SSC CHSL 2019 Vacancies

    Below e are furnishing the tentative or expected vacancies offered:


    Number of vacancies

    Pay Band

    Pay Grade









    Postal/Sorting Assistant




    SSC CHSL Vacancies (Previous year) 

    Candidates can check the previous years vacancies below: 




    Data Entry Operator in CAG



    Data Entry Operator in other departments



    Postal Assistant/ Sorting Assistant



    Junior Secretariat Assistant/Lower Division Clerk



    Court Clerks






    SSC CHSL 2019: Important Dates

    Below we are furnishing all the important dates and events of SSC CHSL 2019. Below given dates are tentative or expected as the official commission hasn’t announced any official schedule yet once the official authority will announce the official schedule we will update the same here only.


    Dates ( Tentative)

    SSC CHSL Application form starting Date

    January 19, 2019

    SSC CHSL Application form Closing Date

    February 18, 2019

    Last date for fees submission

    February 2019

    Availability of Admit card for Tier – I

    March 2019

    Exam Date of Tier – I

    March 2019

    Answer key availability of Tier – I

    May 2019

    SSC CHSL Result 2019 of Tier – I

    May 2019

    Availability of Admit card for Tier – II

    June 2019

    Exam Date of Tier – II

    June 2019

    Answer key availability of Tier – II

    July 2019

    Result of Tier – II

    August 2019

    Admit card of Tier – III

    September 2019

    Test of  Tier-III

    October 2019

    Final list of selected candidates

    October 2019

    SSC CHSL Eligibility Criteria 2019

    All candidates are required to first check the SSC CHSL Eligibility criteria 2019 which is framed by the SSC to recruit candidates. Only those candidates will be able to fill the application form successfully who completely fulfill the eligibility criteria. If any candidate is found ineligible during the process of selection his/her candidature will be immediately canceled by the commission. SSC CHSL Eligibility criteria 2019 will be the set of condition needed to recruit candidates. The Eligibility Criteria for SSC CHSL 2019 is as follows:

    1. Nationality 
    • Applying Candidate should be Citizen of India.
    • The refugee of Tibet, Nepal, and Bhutan can also apply but should fulfill the Eligibility Criteria mandated by the Indian Government.
    1. Age limit 
    • Age of the applying Candidate should be from 18 years to 27 years.
    • There is also relaxation in age limit set by the official standards.

    Relaxation in age limit: 



    SC & ST

    5 year


    3 years

    Physically Handicapped OBC

    13 year

    Differently abled

    10 year

    Differently abled SC & ST

    15 year

    Ex-Serviceman ( General )

    3 year

    Ex-Serviceman ( OBC)

    6 year

    CGE ( SC&ST)

    Up to 45 years

    CGE ( OBC)

    Up to 43 years

    CGE ( General )

    Up to 40 years

    1. Educational Qualification 

    SSC CHL 2019 Applying Candidate should be 12th passed from a recognized Authority. 

    SSC CHSL Application form 2019

    SSC CHSL Application form 2019 will be available online on the official website of the commission. The first step towards appearing in this recruitment is filling up the application form successfully. Every candidate should fill the application form carefully and make sure that information should be correct whether it can create a problem in the future. Application form will be from January 19, 2019, and can be filled till February 18, 2019. Candidates are advised to fill the application form before the last as there can be last-minute rush on the website and application can be failed. Candidates are required to pay application fee for successful submission of SSC CHSL 2019. Candidates are also required to upload their scanned photograph and signature respectively.

    How to fill SSC CHSL Application form 2019

    • Candidates firstly visit the official website.
    • The application form of SSC CHSL 2019 will be filled in two parts – Part I and II.
    • In Part I, candidates are required to fill their personal and educational details.
    • In Part II of SSC CHSL application form 2019, candidates have to pay the SSC CHSL application fees 2019 in accordance with their category respectively.
    • Candidate now upload photograph and signature respectively.
    • Now, ‘Submit’ the application.
    • Take Print out of the SSC CHSL application form 2019 for future reference.

     SSC CHSL Application Fee 2019

    Candidates are required to pay the application fee in accordance with their category respectively to fill the application form successfully.

    1. The application fee for the SSC CHSL 2019 is Rs.100 for the candidate belonging to general category.
    2. The application fee for the candidates belonging to reserved categories is exempted for this exam.

    Correction in SSC CHSL registration form 2019

    During the registration process, if anyone mistakenly has submitted any incorrect information in the form, then those candidates will be given the chance to correct certain personal details in the SSC CHSL 2019 registration form. The correction chance will be provided only once to every candidate, before filling the application form. The chance of correction in other fields of details will also be provided once before every exam but only before the submission of the Application Form.

    SSC CHSL Admit Card 2019

    • After the completion of the Application form, Admit card will be available on the official website and can be download via online mode only.
    • Admit card will give the candidates all the details regarding the Exam like Exam date, Exam time, and Exam centre and important instructions to be followed by the candidate on the day of examination respectively.
    • The admit card of SSC CHSL 2019 will be available in three stages i.e. Tier – I, Tier – II, Tier – III. Firstly the Admit card of Tier -I will release, then the candidates who will qualify the SSC CHSL 2019 Tier – I for them only Admit card of Tier – II will be released. After that, Admit card of Tier-III will be released for the Skill test and Typing test. Admit card for all will be available Region wise.

    SSC CHSL Exam Centre 2019

    • While submitting the application form, the candidate will be asked about their top three preferences for the exam centre.
    • SSC CHSL Exam 2019 is conducted at 438 venues in 92 cities.

    List of exam centers:

    Examination centres 

    Centre Codes 





















    SSC CHSL Exam Pattern 2019

    Exam pattern of SSC CHSL 2019 will be same as per the previous year Exam pattern. As discussed above Exam will be in three different stage i.e. Tier – I, Tier – II and Tier – III. Exam Pattern will be the layout of the examination. It will inform the number of sections, questions, maximum marks and time duration. The details of the exam are given below:

    SSC CHSL Tier – I Pattern


    Number of Questions


    General Awareness



    Quantitative Aptitude



    General Intelligence and Reasoning



    English Comprehension



    Duration for Tier – I will be 60 minutes.

    SSC CHSL Tier – II pattern


    Word Limit

    Essay Writing


    Letter or Application Writing


    Duration for Tier – II will be 60 minutes.

    SSC CHSL Tier – III pattern

    • Candidates qualifying the Tier – I and Tier – II can give Tier – III for the post of Postal Assistant or Sorting Assistant or Data Entry Operator, Lower Divisional Clerk.
    • Skill Test for Data Entry on the computer will be in the English language and speed of the candidate should be 8000 key/hour or 27 words/minute or around 1600 words/hour. Duration of the test will be 15 minutes and 35 minutes for OH/VH/PH/CP candidates.
    • Test for Postal/Sorting Assistant or LCDs will be a typing test on computer, language can Hindi or English and Speed of the candidate must be 10500 key/hours or 35 words/minute in English and 900 KPH and 30 words/minute for Hindi.

    SSC CHCL Syllabus 2019

    • General Intelligence and Reasoning
    1. Coding Decoding
    2. Input Output
    3. Blood Relations
    4. Syllogism
    5. Tabulation
    6. Puzzle
    7. Seating Arrangement
    8. Coded Inequalities
    9. Data Sufficiency
    10. Ranking /Direction/Alphabet Test
    11. Alphanumeric Series
    12. Logical Reasoning
    • Quantitative Aptitude
    1. Simplification
    2. Permutation, Combination, and probability.
    3. Sequences and Series
    4. Number Systems
    5. Ratio and Proportion, Percentage
    6. Data Interpretation
    7. Mensuration – Cylinder, Cone, Sphere
    8. Time and Distances
    9. Work and Time
    10. Simple Interest and Compound Interest and Surds and Indices
    11. Mixtures and Allegations
    12. Profit and Loss
    • General Awareness
    1. History
    2. Books and Authors
    3. Awards and Honors
    4. Scientific Research
    5. General Policy
    6. Economic Scene
    7. Geography
    • English Comprehension
    1. Active and Passive Voice
    2. One word Substitution
    3. Paragraph Completion
    4. Multiple Meaning /Error Spotting
    5. Fill in the Blanks
    6. Miscellaneous
    7. Para jumbles
    8. Cloze Test
    9. Reading Comprehension

    SSC CHSL Sample Papers 2019

    • It will be better for the candidates to download the sample papers to prepare for the exam in a better way.
    • Candidates will know the time consuming each section and how to attempt the question paper if they will practice the sample paper.

    SSC CHSL Answer Key 2019

    • The official commission will release the answer key after the commencement of the examination and before the declaration of the result respectively.
    • Candidates will get a rough idea about their qualifying marks.
    • Answer key will contain all the right answer.
    • Answer key will be released online by the SSC.
    • Candidates can download their answer key by entering their roll number and date of birth as password.

    SSC CHSL Result 2019

    • As exam is conducted in three stages so the declaration of result also takes pace in three stages.
    • Result will be declared after the commencement of each stage i.e.
    • Result declaration of Tier -1
    • Result declaration of Tier -2
    • Result declaration of Tier -3
    • Result will be declared online on the official website and can be downloaded in a PDF format by the candidates.

    SSC CHSL Cut Off 2019

    All candidates are required to score as per the cut off in respect of their category to qualify the entrance examination successfully. Cut off will released by the commission at the time of declaration of result. Below we have provided cut of each tier for SSC CHSL 2019:

    SSC CHSL Cut off 2017 (Tier 1)


    Cut-Off Marks

    Candidates Available







    ST category



    SC category






    OBC category






    Ex. S






    SSC CHSL Cut off 2016 (Tier 2)


    Marks required

    SSC CHSL Cut off Marks of Tier II (out of 100)


    SSC CHSL Selection Procedure 2019

    • Candidates successfully qualifying Tier 1 by minimum marks required will be shortlisted for Tier 2 and qualifying percentage for Tier 2 is 33%.
    • Candidates will be shortlisted on the basis of their score in Tier 1 and Tier 2 for Tier 3.
    • Candidates who will successfully qualify the skill test/typing test or Tier 3 will be called for the document verification.
    • A merit list will be prepared for final allocation.

    Tips and books to prepare for SSC CHSL

    · Go through the syllabus to know the difficult and important topics.

    · Practice previous year papers to get familiar with the exam pattern and difficulty level.

    · Work on time management skills so you can solve the paper on time with accuracy and all questions are attempted confidently.

    Preparation Books

    · English: competitive general English – Kiran Prakashan; objective general English-SP Bakshi; Quick Learning Objective general English- RS Aggarwal & Vikas Aggarwal; Objective English for competitive examinations- Tata McGraw Hill

    · Logical and reasoning ability: Analytical Reasoning- MK Pandey; verbal & nonverbal reasoning-RS Aggarwal.

    ·Quantitative Aptitude: Quicker Mathematics- M Tyra; Quantitative Aptitude- R.S. Aggarwal; Elementary and Advanced Mathematics-Kiran Prakashan.

    ·General Awareness: Manorama Yearbook 2015(Hindi); Manorama Yearbook 2015(English); Lucent’s General Knowledge (Hindi); Lucent’s General Knowledge (English).

    SSC CHSL FAQs 2019

    Q – How can I apply for SSC CHSL 2019?

    A – you can apply for the SSC CHSL 2019 online only from January 19th, 2019; from the official website of Staff Selection Commission.

    Q – is there any negative marking and is yes, then how many marks will be deducted for a wrong answer?
    A –  yes there is a negative marking of 0.50 marks for every wrong answer.

    Q – In what mode will the exam be conducted?
    A – stage 1 is an objective type exam that will be conducted online only. Stage 2 is a descriptive type exam that will be conducted offline.

    SSC CHSL 2019: Contact Details

    North Region

    Helpline number

    Fax no

    Email ID

    Active time




    10 am-6pm (except 1:30-2:30)


    Central Region

    Helpline number

    Fax number

    Email ID

    Active Time




    10 am-6pm (except 1:30 -2:30)


    East Region

    Helpline number

    Fax no

    Email ID

    Helping timing




    10 am-5 pm on working hours


    West Region

    Helpline number

    Fax no

    Email ID

    Helping timing



    0222218527, exam

    10 am-5 pm on working days 


    South Region

    Helpline number

    Fax no

    Email ID

    Helping timing




    10 am-5 pm on working days 


    North West Region

    Helpline number

    Fax no

    Email ID

    Helping timing




    10 am-6 pm on working days (except 1pm-2pm)


    Karnataka Kerala Region

    Helpline number

    Fax no

    Email ID

    Helping timing




    10 am-5 pm on working days


    North East Region

    Helpline number

    Fax no

    Email ID

    Helping timing




    10 am-5 pm on working days  


    MPR Region

    Helpline number

    Fax no

    Email ID

    Helping timing




    10 am-5:30 pm on working days


    HQ Region

    Helpline number

    Fax no

    Email ID

    Helping timing




    10 am-5:30 pm on working days


    We wish every appearing candidate very good luck and for further details of the SSC CHSL 2019 stay connected with our articles.


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