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Every year thousands of aspirants apply for the Staff Selection Commission-Combined Higher Secondary Level (SSC CHSL) Exam intending to get a secured Government Job. To keep you updated with the latest notifications on SSC CHSL 2019-2020 Examination, we have collated all the necessary and the most recent info.

Let us look at the details of the Staff Selection Commission-Combined Higher Secondary Level exam covered below in the article:

Staff Selection Commission-Combined Higher Secondary Level Eligibility Criteria

Before filling the application for the SSC CHSL exam, candidates must make sure that they fulfil the eligibility criteria of SSC CHSL. It is because only eligible candidates are allowed to appear for the exam. The essential least eligibility criteria that candidates need to meet to give an attempt for the SSC CHSL is that a candidate must be of age between 18 and 27 years as of 1st January 2020, and should have scored well in class 12, minimum.

The detailed eligibility criteria are as follows:

    • Nationality: Candidate must have Indian Citizenship or should belong to countries- Nepal, Bhutan, or be a Tibetan refugee who came to India on or before January 1, 1962, to settle in India, permanently.
    • Educational Criteria: Candidate must have cleared class 12 or equivalent level of education from a recognized educational board, institute, or University.
    • Age Criteria: As mentioned above, age must be between 18 – 27 years as on 1st January 2020, particular reserved categories get relaxation as per the Indian government norms.

Staff Selection Commission-Combined Higher Secondary Level 2020 Exam details

The SSC organizes Combined Higher Secondary Level Exam or CHSL on a national level every year. The following table gives an overview of the exam:

Conducting Body SSC
Exam Duration Tier-I: 60 minutes Tier-II: 60 minutes Tier-III- 15 minutes
Exam Frequency Once a year
Exam Helpdesk No. 011-24361359
Exam Language English and Hindi
Exam Level National
Exam Mode Tier-I: Online (CBT) Tier-II: Offline (Descriptive) Tier-III- Typing/Skill Test
Exam Name SSC CHSL (Staff Selection Commission-Combined Higher Secondary Level)
Exam Purpose  Selection of candidates for posts of LDC, JSA, PA, SA, and DEO
Official Website

Staff Selection Commission-Combined Higher Secondary Level 2020 Posts and Pay Scale

SSC CHSL Posts SSC CHSL Pay Levels SSC CHSL Pay Scales
Data Entry Operator (DEO) 4 Rs 25,000-80,000
DEO (Grade A) 4 Rs 25,000-80,000
Junior Secretariat Assistant (JSA) 2 Rs 20,000-63,000
Lower Divisional Clerk (LDC) 2 Rs 20,000-63,000
Postal Assistant (PA) 4 Rs 25,000-80,000
Sorting Assistant (SA) 4 Rs 25,000-80,000

Applicants who aspire to begin their career right after finishing the senior secondary education can also apply for the SSC CHSL exam 2020. The contender is liable to serve anywhere in the nation if a selection for a post is made via CHSL 2020 as this exam carries All India Service Liability or AISL.

Staff Selection Commission-Combined Higher Secondary Level 2020 Dates

SSC CHSL revised dates are essential to see. The exam dates are postponed, and revised dates will be notified soon. Find the SSC CHSL exam dates in the table below:

Events Dates
Availability of SSC CHSL 2020 Admit Card SSC will release the new Admit Cards
Last day to Pay offline SSC CHSL 2020 Application Fee January 14, 2020 (during banking hours)
Last Day to pay online SSC CHSL 2020 Application Fee January 12, 2020 (up to 11:59 PM)
Last Day to submit SSC CHSL 2020 Application Form January 10, 2020
Official Notification Out on November 29, 2019
SSC CHSL 2020 Registration Began on December 3, 2019
SSC CHSL Exam 2019 Tier date for leftover candidates October 12-16, 2020, October 19-21, 2020, and October 26, 2020
SSC CHSL Exam 2020 Date (Tier 1) August 17-21, 2020 and August 24-27, 2020
SSC CHSL Exam 2020 Date (Tier 2) To be announced

Staff Selection Commission-Combined Higher Secondary Level 2020 Guidelines

Just a quick tip to practice mock tests as much possible during the SSC CHSL exam preparation.

Revised Exam Day Guidelines for SSC CHSL 2020

The SSC authorities have released the new examination guideline for the applicants, but now the examination is postponed due to the COVID 19 outbreak. The new dates for the exam will be released soon.

Being mindful of the present situation occurring due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the Staff Selection Commission has decided the following:

  • No Bio-metric Registration of the applicants will be conducted. However, their thumb impression will be mandatory for the Staff Selection Commission Copies and the Attendance Sheets.
  • Applicants should bring their masks and shields in the examination hall. However, they will have to remove the masks for the photography on the Registration Desks. The Commission for verification can use these photographs during subsequent Tiers of the exam.
  • Aspirants must bring their own hand sanitizers (compact size) and water bottles, which should be transparent or see-through.
  • Applicants can bring their own ball pens with a transparent body.

Staff Selection Commission-Combined Higher Secondary Level Exam Dates 2020-2021: Notifications

SSC CHSL Exam Events SSC CHSL Exam Dates Salient Features
Applications 30-Nov-2020 to 15-Dec-2020 SSC CHSL online applications 2020-21 will be started on November 30. It will be ended on December 15.
Notification 30-Nov-2020 SSC CHSL 2020-21 notification will be published on November 30 on the official website.
Tier-I exam To be announced The Commission does not announce the SSC CHSL 2021 exam dates.

SSC CHSL 2020 admit card to be released soon, so the candidates must stay active on the official website of the Staff Selection Commission. The pandemic has affected nearly all the examination schedules, and so was the SSC CHSL. Yet, with the “new normal” phase, the boards have decided to conduct the exams and other procedures.