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SSC CHSL Notification 2024

The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) Combined Higher Secondary Level (CHSL) examination is a highly competitive recruitment drive conducted annually to fill various positions in government departments and ministries. The SSC CHSL 2024 exam offers an opportunity for prospective candidates to secure positions such as LDC (Lower Division Clerk), DEO (Data Entry Operator), JSA (Junior Secretariat Officer), etc. SSC released the detailed notification of SSC CHSL 2024 on its official website @

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The SSC CHSL 2024 notification has been released for the total number of 3712 vacancies. The online registration window has opened from 08 April 2024 and will remain active till 07 May 2024. The CHSL Exam shall be completed in 2 stage process i.e. Tier I & Tier II. Before filling out the application form, candidates must ensure that they fulfil the entire eligibility criteria set by SSC for the SSC CHSL 2024. Interested candidates can go through this column to get the relevant information regarding SSC CHSL 2024 Notification PDF.

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SSC CHSL Notification 2024: Overview

A brief summary has been tabulated below for the required details related to SSC CHSL 2024 Notification highlighting the various parameters.

SSC CHSL Notificaion 2024
Organization Staff Selection Commission
Level CHSL (10+2)
Exam Name SSC CHSL 2024
Vacancy 3712
Online Registration Dates 08 April 2024 – 07 May 2024
Selection Process Tier I & Tier II
Application Fee Rs. 100/-
Initial Basic Pay Rs.19,900/ Rs.25,500/ Rs.29,200
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SSC CHSL 2024: Important Dates

Aspirants must be acquainted with the SSC CHSL 2024 Important Dates. Candidates must prepare early for the examination as per the dates to increase their chances of final selection. The SSC CHSL 2024 Important Dates has been mentioned in the table below.

SSC CHSL 2024 Notification: Important Dates
Event Date
SSC CHSL Last Date to Apply Online 07 May 2024
SSC CHSL Tier I Exam 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 08, 09, 10, 11 and 12 July 2024
SSC CHSL Tier II Exam To be Announced

SSC CHSL Notification 2024 Apply Online Link

SSC CHSL 2024 Apply Online Link has been activated by the SSC on its official website. Candidates should fill out their application form before the last date, to avoid last-minute rush. Aspirants also need to ensure that the documents as specified in the Notification PDF gets uploaded while applying for SSC CHSL 2024. The direct apply online link for SSC CHSL 2024 has been provided in the below section.

SSC CHSL 2024 Apply Online Link

SSC CHSL Exam Date 2024

SSC has notified about the Tier I CHSL Exam Date 2024 via a separate notification. Because of 18th Lok Sabha Election exam has been re-scheduled. Candidates preparing for the CHSL 2024 must be acquainted with the exam date. SSC CHSL Tier II Exam Date 2024 will be notified later.

SSC CHSL Exam Date 2024
Event Date
Tier I 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 08, 09, 10, 11, 12 July 2024
Tier II To be notified

SSC CHSL Eligibility Criteria 2024

Candidates applying for the recruitment process of SSC CHSL 2024 must ensure that they meet all the eligibility criteria. If not fulfilled the application form of the aspirant will be rejected. The eligibility criteria include conditions like Educational Qualification, Age limit & Nationality.

SSC CHSL Nationality

An applicant must be an Indian citizen to be eligible for this recruitment process or a citizen of:

  • Nepal
  • Bhutan or
  • Indian origin migrated from Sri Lanka, Burma, Pakistan, Vietnam and East African Countries (intending to reside in India)

SSC CHSL Educational Qualification

Candidates must have the below-mentioned minimum Educational Qualification for the valid candidature for the positions of Data Entry Operator(DEO), Lower Division Clerk(LDC), and Junior Secretariat Assistant(JSA).

SSC CHSL Educational Qualification
Post Minimum Educational Qualification
DEO (Data Entry Operator) C&AG, Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution, and Ministry of Culture 12th Pass(in Science Stream with Mathematics as a Subject)
Except for above 12th Pass
LDC (Lower Division Clerk), JSA (Junior Secretariat Assistant) 12th Pass

SSC CHSL Age Limit

The SSC CHSL Age Limit is set, as the applicant’s age must fall between 18 years and 27 years. The cut-off date for the age limit is 01 August 2024. The Staff Selection Commission provides age relaxation for the various categories candidates, the details of which has been mentioned below.

SSC CHSL Age Limit
Age Relaxation
OBC 03 years
SC/ST 05 years
PwBD Unreserved 10 years
OBC 13 years
SC/ST 15 years
Ex-SM 03 years
Defence Personnel (Disable in Operation) 03 years
Defence Personnel (Disable in Operation)- SC/ST 08 years
Widow/Divorced Women/Judicially Separated (not remarried) 35 years of age
Widow/Divorced Women/Judicially Separated (not remarried)- SC/ST 40 years of age
Central Govt. Employees 40 years of age
Central Govt. Employees- SC/ST 40 years of age

SSC CHSL 2024: Application Fee

To complete the registration process eligible candidates have to pay the application fee. The amount of the fees depend on the category to which a candidate belongs to. Students belonging to SC, ST, PwBD, and Ex-SM Category as well as female candidates are exempted from paying the application fees whereas others have to pay an amount of Rs.100.

SSC CHSL 2024: Application Fee
Category Application Fee
For Females, SC, ST, PwBD & Ex-SM Nil
Other Candidates (Male, EWS, OBC) Rs. 100/-

SSC CHSL 2024 Selection Process

The SSC CHSL Selection Process has two-tier examinations, both are Computer Based, they are:

  • Tier I (Pre)
  • Tier II (Mains)

Note: The Tier II Stage include objective test, skill test, and typing test. The Skill Test is for the Data Entry Operator(DEO) and Typing Test is for LDC (Lower Division Clerk), and JSA(Junior Secretariat Assistant).

SSC CHSL 2024 Exam Pattern

The SSC has updated its Tier II exam pattern in the SSC CHSL 2024 Notification. The final merit list shall be drawn based on the marks obtained in the Tier II examination (of Sections I & II) (Tier I shall be qualifying in nature). Tier-wise SSC CHSL 2024 Exam Pattern has been discussed below.

SSC CHSL Tier I Examination

SSC CHSL Tier I Examination include the questions from the given sections: Reasoning, Quantitative Aptitude, English Language, and General Awareness. From each of the subjects, 25 questions will be asked for a maximum of 50 marks counting to a total of 100 questions for 200 marks. The time period allotted for the complete test is 60 minutes(1 Hour).

SSC CHSL Tier I Examination
Subject No. of Qs. Max. Marks Duration
Reasoning 25 50 60 minutes

(1 hour)

Quantitative Aptitude 25 50
English Language 25 50
General Awareness 25 50
Total 100 200 60 minutes

SSC CHSL Tier II Examination

The SSC CHSL Tier II Examination shall be conducted in two sessions, with the 2nd session comprising the Skill Test or Typing Test as applicable

SSC CHSL Tier II Examination
Session Section Module No. of Qs. Max. Marks Duration
Session I (2hrs 15mins) Section I Module I: Mathematical Abilities 30 90 60 minutes

(1 hour)

Module II: Reasoning 30 90
Total 60 180
Section II Module I: English & Comprehension 40 120 60 minutes

(1 hour)

Module II: General Awareness 20 60
Total 60 180
Section III Module I: Computer Knowledge 15 45 15 minutes
Session II

Section III
Module II: Part A/B: Skill Test (for DEOs) 15 minutes
Module II: Part C: Typing Test (for LDC/JSA) 10 minutes

Note: Section III (Module I: Computer Knowledge and Module II: Skill Test/ Typing Test) is qualifying in nature.

SSC CHSL Negative Marking Scheme

To prevent the candidates from wild guessing and biasedness in the exam, there is a negative marking for the SCC CHSL examination for both tiers.

  • For Tier I: Negative marking of 0.50 marks i.e. one-fourth (2 marks for each right answer) for each answer marked wrong.
  • For Tier II: 1 mark i.e. one-third (3 marks for each right answer) shall be deducted for each answer marked wrong.

SSC CHSL 2024 Syllabus

Sections included in SSC CHSL 2024 are General Intelligence, Quantitative Aptitude, English & General Awareness. In addition to these Tier II includes Computer proficiency. The detailed SSC CHSL 2024 Syllabus is discussed below

Here are the tables summarizing the topics:

Quantitative Aptitude
Topic  Sub-Topics
Number Systems Computation of Whole Numbers, Decimals, and Fractions; Relationship between numbers
Fundamental Arithmetical Operations Percentages, Ratio and Proportion, Square Roots, Averages, Interest (Simple and Compound), Profit and Loss, Discount, Partnership Business, Mixture and Alligation, Time and Distance, Time and Work
Algebra Basic Algebraic Identities of School Algebra, Elementary Surds, Graphs of Linear Equations
Geometry Elementary Geometric Figures and Facts, Triangles and their various kinds of centres, Congruence and similarity of triangles, Circles and their chords, tangents, angles subtended by chords of a circle, common tangents to two or more circles
Mensuration Triangle, Quadrilaterals, Regular Polygons, Circle, Right Prism, Right Circular Cone, Right Circular Cylinder, Sphere, Hemispheres, Rectangular Parallelepiped, Regular Right Pyramid with triangular or square Base
Trigonometry Trigonometry, Trigonometric Ratios, Complementary Angles, Height and Distances, Standard Identities
Statistics and Probability Use of Tables and Graphs: Histogram, Frequency Polygon, Bar-diagram, Pie-chart; Measures of Central Tendency: Mean, Median, Mode, Standard Deviation; Calculation of simple probabilities.
Reasoning & General Intelligence
Semantic Analogy Symbolic Operations Symbolic/Number Analogy Trends
Figural Analogy Space Orientation Semantic Classification Venn Diagrams
Symbolic/Number Classification Drawing Inferences Figural Classification Punched Hole/Pattern-folding & Unfolding
Semantic Series Number Series Embedded Figures Critical Thinking
Problem-Solving Emotional Intelligence Word Building Social Intelligence
Coding and Decoding Numerical Operations
English Language and Comprehension
Language Skills Error Detection Vocabulary Comprehension
Grammar Spot the Error Synonyms/ Homonyms Cloze Passage
Sentence Structure Fill in the Blanks Antonyms Comprehension Passage
Correct Usage Synonyms/ Antonyms Idioms & Phrases
Spellings/ Mis-spelt words One word substitution
Improvement of Sentences
Active/ Passive Voice
Direct/ Indirect narration
Shuffling of Sentence parts
Shuffling of Sentences in a Passage
Computer Proficiency
Topics Sub Topics
Computer Basics Organization of a computer, Central Processing Unit (CPU), input/output devices, computer memory, memory organization, backup devices, PORTs, Windows Explorer, Keyboard shortcuts
Software Windows Operating system including basics of Microsoft Office like MS Word, MS Excel, and PowerPoint etc.
Working with the Internet and E-mails Web Browsing & Searching, Downloading & Uploading, Managing an E-mail Account, e-Banking
Basics of Networking and Cyber Security Networking devices and protocols, Network and information security threats and preventive measures

SSC CHSL Vacancy 2024

For the recruitment cycle of 2024, SSC has indicated that the vacant post in the CHSL category is 3,712 (Tentative). The post-wise & category-wise SSC CHSL Vacancy 2024 shall be announced in due course on the official website. In comparison to the previous year’s vacancy it has significantly increased, which is a good sign for the applicants.

SSC CHSL Salary 2024

SSC CHSL Salary 2024 includes basic pay & other perks and allowances which makes it an attractive package and job. The initial basic pay for the various posts has been discussed below.

SSC CHSL Salary 2024
Post Pay Level Initial Basic Pay
LDC Level 2 Rs. 19,900/-
JSA Level 2 Rs. 19,900/-
DEO Level 4 Rs. 25,500/-
Level 5 Rs. 29,200/-
DEO Grade ‘A’ Level 4 Rs. 25,500/-


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When was the SSC CHSL 2024 Notification released?

The SSC CHSL 2024 Notification has been released on 08 April 2024.

What is the selection process for the SSC CHSL 2024?

The selection process for the SSC CHSL 2024 comprises 2 tiers i.e. Tier I & Tier II.

How many vacancies have been notified in the SSC CHSL 2024 notification?

The notified vacancies are 3712 in the SSC CHSL 2024 notification.

What is the last date to apply online for the SSC CHSL 2024?

The last date date to apply online for the SSC CHSL 2024 is 07 May 2024.

Will SSC CHSL 2024 Exam be conducted Bilingual?

Yes, SSC CHSL 2024 Exam will be conducted Bilingual, i.e. in both the languages, English as well as Hindi except for English Language.