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SSC Combined Higher Secondary Level Exam

  • SSC CHSL Exam is conducted by Staff Selection Commission, for recruitment of candidates for the posts of Postal/Sorting Assistants, Data Entry Operators and Lower Divisional Clerks.

Combined Higher Secondary Level (10+2) Examination 2018.

Combined Higher Secondary Level (10+2) Examination 2018.

Venue: Pan India
Exam Date: Tier 1: May - June 2018; Tier 2: September 2018; Tier 3: November 2018.

What is the test about?

The Staff Selection Commission conducts the Combined Higher Secondary Level examination for recruitment of candidates for the posts of postal/sorting assistants, data entry operators and lower divisional clerks in various government offices.

Who is eligible?

For detailed information related to Eligibility, click here.

What are the test syllabus, duration and format?

Tier-1 Exam Detail

  • The overall time is 60 minutes only
  • 100 Questions only.
  • 25 Questions per Section.
  • Negative marking 0.50 marks


  • Basic Knowledge of English Language 25 Questions 50 Marks
  • General Intelligence 25 Questions 50 Marks
  • Basic Arithmetic Skill Quantitative Aptitude 25 Questions of 50 Marks
  • General Awareness 25 Questions of 50 Marks

Tier-2 Descriptive Paper Exam Detail

  • Paper/ Pen mode
  • 1 Hour
  • 100 Marks
  • Essay writing – 200 - 250 Words
  • Letter/ Application Writing – up to 200 - 250 Words
  • Language- Hindi / English
  • Minimum 33% marks required to qualify

Tier-3 Detail

  • This is a Skill Test/ Typing Test which would be of qualifying nature.

For detailed information related to Syllabus, click here.

Key dates for application and registration

Online Registration from March 2018 to April 2018.

Who conducts the test?

Staff Selection Commission (SSC)

Which colleges/institutes accept the test?

Pan India.


Regional Director (NR) 
Staff Selection Commission
Block No.- 12, 5th Floor, CGO Complex, 
Lodhi Road, New Delhi, India

Website: http://ssc.nic.in/


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