The notification for the admit cards for the tier-II exams of the staff selection commission for combined higher secondary level has been released.
SSC published the notification for the higher secondary level exam on December 6, 2023, for a total of 6013 vacancies. The exam was to be held for different posts like Lower Divisional Clerk (LDC), Junior Secretariat Assistant (JSA), Postal Assistant, and Data Entry Operator. The exam for Tier- I was held in February- March 2023.
The admit cards for tier II are out on June 20, 2023, for each region. The applicants who are interested in this exam can take a look at the details shared below to have a thorough view of it.
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SSC CHSL Exam Highlights
|Exam Authority||Staff Selection Commission|
|Exam||Central Higher Secondary Level (CHSL)|
|Notification Release Date||December 6, 2023|
|Periodicity of Exam||Twice a year|
|Salary||Rs 19900- Rs 81100 (varies as per the post)|
|Last date for Applying||January 4, 2023|
|Exam Mode||Tier I: Computer-Based Test
Tier II: offline test
|Tier I exam date||9th March- 21st March 2023|
|Tier II admit card status||Released|
|Tier II admit card release date||June 19, 2023|
|Tier II Exam date||June 26, 2023|
Tier I Exam Details And Pattern
The pattern for the Tier I exam is quite easy to understand. It is a 60 minutes exam (20 minutes extra for disabled people) comprising 100 questions. Each question carries 2 marks thus making a total exam of 200 maximum marks.
For every correct answer, the candidate will be allotted 2 marks and for every negative answer 0.5 marks will be deducted. It consists of four sections each having 25 questions i.e. 50 marks per section. There is no sectional time in Tier 1 and candidates can shift through the sections as per their wish.
|Section||Number of Questions||Marks Allotted|
- Since the exam is conducted in numerous shifts and on different days, thus, level of difficulty of the paper varies. To solve this problem, the authorities opt for a normalization process.
- Candidates falling under the category of disabled persons will be given 20 extra minutes for the exam.
SSC CHSL Tier II Exam Details And Pattern
The exam pattern of SSC CHSL has been revised by the authorities in the past year. The candidates who have qualified for the Tier I exam and are preparing for the Tier II exam should once glance at the new pattern that will be followed for the exam.
Now, Tier II of the SSC CHSL exam will have three sections and each section will comprise two modules.
- The first two sections will be of 1 hour each while the third section will be of 25-30 minutes.
- Ist section comprising 60 questions is of 180 marks as each question is allotted 3 marks.
- Similarly, the second section of Tier 2 also makes up a total of 180 marks.
- On the other hand, the third section will be 45 marks only.
- Unlike, Tier I, there will be a negative marking of 1 mark in Tier II for every incorrect answer except Part A of Section 3.
|Section 1||Part A: Mathematical Abilities
Part B: Reasoning and General Intelligence
|Section 2||Part A: English Language and Comprehension
Part B: General Awareness
|Section 3||Part A: Computer Knowledge Test
Part B: Skill Test or
After qualifying every step including the skill test and the typing test, the applicants will be called for document verification.
Eligibility Criteria For SSC CHSL Exam
The applicants who wish to appear for the exam of SSC CHSL have to fulfill some criteria as prescribed by the board and the authorities.
Educational Qualification: The candidate should be 12th pass, with no fixed requirements of minimum percentage.
Age Limit: For the SSC CHSL exam, the candidate should have a
- Minimum age – of 18 years
- Maximum age – of 27 years
Further, age relaxation provided by the center and state authorities is also applicable to the exam.
Age Relaxation for the Candidate
|PwD+unreserved Candidates (person with disabilities)||10 years|
|PwD + SC/ST||15 years|
To appear for the SSC CHSL exam, the foremost thing that should be considered is the citizenship of the candidate. The applicant must be a citizen of India in order to be eligible for the exam. Besides that, the other candidate who can apply for the exam is:
- A subject of Nepal or Bhutan
- A person who has the originality of India but has migrated from the countries Pakistan, Uganda, Bangladesh, Kenya, Burma, Sri Lanka, and Vietnam and is permanently living in India.
The candidate who falls in condition 1 or 2, should hold a citizenship eligibility certificate from Indian Government. Without that, the candidate will not be eligible to appear in the exam.
Experience: No minimum work experience is required for the post falling under SSC CHSL. Candidates who are fresher and have zero experience can also apply for the exam.
How to Apply for SSC CHSL Exam?
At present, no application form for SSC CHSL is active. Candidates who wish to appear for the exam can follow the following steps to apply for the job.
The following steps should be followed to fill out the exam form:
Step 1: First, the candidate will have to register themselves on the official SSC website.
- For that, visit the official website of SSC at SSC. nic. in
- Thereafter, click on “apply”, and then at SSC CHSL, a screen asking for the details will open. Register yourself after filling in the details.
- You will have to enter your mobile number and email id.
- Thus, after completing all the required information, you will be provided with your registration id and password.
- After that, in the next step, you will have to upload your scanned signature and photograph along with the handwritten declaration.
- Fill in all the required columns of education, category, and nationality, and then click “I Agree”.
- Thereafter, you will have to pay the exam fees, which can be submitted through online or offline mode.
You can use BHIM UPI, Net Banking, or any card for payment.
For offline payment, you will have to download the challan from the SBI Portal, and then you can submit the cash to any nearest SBI branch.
Syllabus for SSC CHSL Exam
For the preparation for the exam, the candidate will have to study the following subjects and topics.
|General Intelligence||Quantitative Aptitude||English Language||General Awareness|
|Alphanumeric Series||Profit and Loss||Cloze Test||Culture|
|Coded Inequalities||Work & Time||Fill in the blanks||General Policy|
|Logical Reasoning||Simplification||Reading Comprehension||History|
|Ranking/Direction/Alphabet Test||Simple Interest & Compound Interest & Surds & Indices||Reading Comprehension||Geography|
|Data Sufficiency||Mixtures & Allegations||Miscellaneous||Economic Scene|
|Tabulation||Data Interpretation||One Word Substitution||Books and Authors|
|Syllogism||Ratio and Proportion, Percentage||Active and Passive Voice|
|Input-Output||Mensuration – Cylinder, Cone, Sphere||Paragraph Completion||Awards and Honors|
|Seating Arrangement||Time & Distance||Multiple Meaning/Error Spotting||Scientific Research|
|Blood Relations||Number Systems|
|Puzzle||Sequence & Series|
|Coding Decoding||Permutation, Combination & Probability|
Number of Attempts for SSC CHSL Exam
There is no certain limit to appearing for the exam of SSC CHSL. Only, an age limit is prescribed and the candidate can only appear for the exam at that specific age.
Books for SSC CHSL Exam Preparation
Applicants can go for these books which are considered the best sellers for their preparation.
|English Language||General Awareness||General and Logical Reasoning||Quantitative Aptitude||Computer Awareness|
|Word Power Made Easy, by Norman Lewis||Lucent G.K., by Dr. Binay Karna and Manwendra Mukul||A New Approach to Reasoning, Verbal, Non-verbal, and Analytical; by Arihant Publication||Magical Books on Quicker Maths, by M-Tyra (BSC Publication)||Computer Fundamentals by P.K. Sinha|
|English For General Competition, by Neetu Singh, KD Publication||NCERT books from class 6th-12th can also be preferred||A Modern Approach to Verbal and Non-verbal Reasoning, by RS Agrawal||Play with Advanced Maths by Abhinay Sharma||Objective Computer Awareness by R.Pillai|
|Objective General English, by S.P.Bakshi||SSC Mathematics by Rakesh Yadav|
|Quantitative Abilities Arithmetic Ability by Kiran Prakashan|
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Frequently Asked Questions
|Q: What is the exam date of the SSC CHSL 2023 Tier 1 exam?
|SSC Chsl 2023 Tier-1 Exam Is Scheduled To Be Conducted from the 02nd to the 22nd of August 2023 in Multiple Shifts|
|Q: When Will Ssc Chsl Admit Card 2023 for Tier-1 Be Released?|
|SSC will release the admit card for SSC CHSL 2023 Tier-1 exam in 3rd week of July 2023.|
|Q: How can I Check the Application Status for SSC CHSL 2023 Exam?|
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