SSC CHSL 2017: Recruitment, Notification & Syllabus


The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) of India organizes SSC CHSL (Combined Higher Secondary Level Examination) every year for selecting eligible candidates for the post of Lower Divisional Clerk (LDC)/ Junior Secretariat Assistant (JSA), Postal Assistant/ Sorting Assistant (PA/SA) and Data Entry Operator(DEO). A large number of candidates every year give this examination with a dream to join Central Government and avail the perks and power imparted to them by the Government of India.

The lists of post that are covered by SSC CHSL examination are:
  • Lower Divisional Clerk (LDC)/ Junior Secretariat Assistant (JSA)
  • Postal Assistant/ Sorting Assistant (PA/SA)
  • Data Entry Operator(DEO)

SSC CHSL 2017 Notification

SSC CHSL 2017 has released its notification on 18th November 2017. Keep visiting this website to remain updated about the notification related to SSC CHSL 2017.

SSC CHSL 2017 Vacancy

According to latest notification of SSC CHSL, the number of vacancy for CHSL posts is 3259. And if we talk about SSC CHSL 2016 vacancy i.e. 7662. You know Every year around 30 lakhs candidate appear for SSC CHSL examination.

SSC CHSL 2017 Exam Dates

The tentative dates for the commencement of SSC CHSL 2017 have been discussed below. Candidates are required to prepare effectively for this exam as they have ample amount of time in their hand before the commencement of exam.

Expected Dates
Availability of Application Form
18th November, 2017
Last Date for Registration
18th December, 2017
SSC CHSL Tier-I Exam
04th March to 26th April 2018
8th July 2018
Typing Test/Skill Test (Tier-III)
 To be Notified Later

SSC CHSL 2017 Recruitment

The recruitment to various posts in the Government Organisation is done through SSC CHSL in three different phases. While Tier-I exam is conducted through online mode, Tier-II and Tier-III exam of SSC CHSL is conducted through offline mode. A candidate is required to qualify each stage of SSC CGL 2017 exam in order to proceed to the next level of the exam. Candidates will be selected only if he/she clears all the levels of the examination.

SSC CHSL 2017 Exam Centre

The details of the exam centre will be provided by SSC in their admission certificate that is issued 2-3 weeks before the commencement of the exam dates.

SSC CHSL 2017 Exam Pattern

There are three levels in SSC CHSL exam that has to be cleared by the candidates in order to get selected for various posts in the Government Offices.

Tier I
Objective Multiple Choice Questions
Computer Based (Online Mode)
Tier II
Descriptive Paper in English/Hindi
Pen and Paper Based (Offline Mode)
Tier III
Skill Test/Computer Proficiency Test
Whenever Applicable

The syllabus and pattern are likely to differ every year, therefore it is necessary for the candidates to know even the slightest modification made to the syllabus and pattern of the SSC CHSL 2017 exam.

SSC CHSL Tier-I Exam

It was noted that SSC CHSL will conduct its Tier I exam online. Sections asked would be 
  • General Intelligence & Reasoning
  • General Awareness
  • Quantitative Aptitude
  • English Comprehension

The subject-wise details are given below:

SectionSubjectNo of QuestionsMax MarksExam Duration
1General Intelligence and Reasoning255060 minutes
2General Awareness2550
3Quantitative Aptitude2550
4English Comprehension2550

Click Here to View SSC CHSL Exam Pattern for 2017-18 Exam

SSC CHSL Tier-II Exam Pattern

Tier-II is a designed to test the written skills of the candidates in English/Hindi via Descriptive Test. Essay of 200-250 words and Letter/Application writing of approximately 150-200 words is asked in this test. The minimum qualifying marks in Tier-II would be 33 per cent.

SSC CHSL Tier-III Exam Pattern

SSC CGL Tier-III Exam will be a skill test that could be taken as per the availability of the candidate.

SSC CHSL Online Application 2017

The online application of SSC CHSL 2017 will be available once the official notification for the same has been released by the Staff Selection Commission of India.

SSC CHSL Application Fees 2017

A candidate must pay Rs. 100/- for SSC CHSL 2017 Exam. Candidates belonging to SC/ST/OBC/PWD category are exempted from paying the application fees. Female candidates as well as Ex-Servicemen are also exempted from paying the application fees for SSC CHSL 2017.

SSC CHSL Syllabus 2017

SSC CHSL is conducted in three different phases, the syllabus of all the three sections is slightly different from each other. All candidates must stay updated about the latest changes in SSC CHSL syllabus to prepare judiciously for the upcoming SSC CHSL 2017 Exam.

SSC CHSL Tier-1 Syllabus

General Intelligence and Reasoning Quantitative Ability English Language General Awareness
Logical Reasoning Simplification Reading Comprehension History
Alphanumeric Series Profit & Loss Cloze Test Culture
Ranking/Direction/Alphabet Test Mixtures & Allegations Para jumbles Geography
Data Sufficiency Simple Interest & Compound Interest & Surds & Indices Miscellaneous Economic Scene
Coded Inequalities Work & Time Fill in the blanks General Policy
Seating Arrangement Time & Distance Multiple Meaning/Error Spotting Scientific Research
Puzzle Mensuration – Cylinder, Cone, Sphere Paragraph Completion Awards and Honors
Tabulation Data Interpretation One Word Substitution Books and Authors
Syllogism Ratio & Proportion, Percentage Active/Passive Voice
Blood Relations Number Systems
Input Output Sequence & Series
Coding Decoding Permutation, Combination &Probability

SSC CHSL Tier II Syllabus

Tier-II paper is a descriptive exam where a candidate needs to write an essay and Letter/Application. The essay topics will be related to National Interest, Finance & Economy, Ecological Issues, Social Issues, Politics, Schemes & Governance, Technology, Sports, Geopolitics, Environmental Concerns etc. The type of letter/ application asked in Tier-II Exam will be Complaint, Suggestion, Application, Official Appreciation, Follow up or Feedback etc.

SSC CHSL Tier-III Syllabus

SSC CHSL 2017 Tier-III will be a Skill/ Typing Test which would be of a qualifying nature. The final merit list of the selected candidates will be based on the basis of total score obtained in Tier-I and Tier-II.

Skill test for Data Entry Operator:

In this test, a candidate must have data entry speed of 8,000 (eight thousand) Key Depressions per hour.

Duration of the Test will be 15 minutes and English document having about 2000-2200 strokes/key-depressions would be given to type.

SSC CHSL Eligibility Criteria

There are three criterias that a candidate must fulfill in order to be eligible for the SSC CHSL 2017 exam

The three major parameters for the same are 
  • the citizenship of the candidate
  • the age limit and 
  • the educational qualification.

SSC CHSL Admit Card

Candidates must download the SSC CHSL 2017 admit card from the official website of the bank as the hard copy of the SSC CHSL Admit Card will not be sent to the candidate via post. To login on the official website, the candidates will require the following:
  • Registration No/Roll No
  • Date of Birth/ Password
The admit card will be made available 10 to 15 days before the SSC CHSL 2017 Exam. The admit card or call letter for SSC CHSL 2017 will be issued in 3 phases:
  • Tier-I Examination
  • Tier-II Examination
  • Tier-III


SSC will release the results in after completion of each Phase of Examination.The Final Merit state wise and category wise List shall be prepared in descending order of the marks secured by the candidates in the Tier-II & III Exam. Candidates who fall within the number of vacancies in the merit list shall be considered for appointment





  2. My DoB is 20.02.1988
    Category: OBC
    May I fill up the Form
    Please someone reply at least team

  3. My DoB is 20.02.1988
    Category: OBC
    May I fill up the Form
    Please someone reply at least team

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  4. I have applied for SSC CHSL.But did't get the registration no. and password.How can I get that??
    when I am going through apply part it says You're aleardy registered.
    Can you help me out in it?

  5. check your email that you give when fill ssc chsl form. check your email inbox as well as spam folder.

  6. I am general my dob is 02.06.1991 just 2 months more as per notification any chance to give addendum

  7. I have done diploma after 10th standard..i am eligible for this or not?

  8. sir where will i get chsl previous years questions

  9. sir pleas tell me about SSC PRIME how can i get it from your store....

  10. Sir I have done btech nd diploma also .. Can I eligible for this post

  11. Sir I have done btech nd diploma also .. Can I eligible for this post

  12. is there any sectional cut-off or ovarall cutoff ??
    negative mark is there or not

  13. sir tell me about time management in the exam for all subjects

  14. after submitting the form why it is written that my form is provisionally submitted? pls reply

  15. Sir typing ke liye Kitna time hoga

  16. Tier 1 ka marks tier 2 me add hota hai

  17. Tier 1 ka marks tier 2 me add hota hai