SSC CHSL Tier-1 Syllabus:


General Intelligence and Reasoning

Quantitative Ability

English Language

General Awareness

Logical Reasoning


Reading Comprehension


Alphanumeric Series

Profit & Loss

Cloze Test


Ranking/Direction/Alphabet Test

Mixtures & Allegations

Para jumbles


Data Sufficiency

Simple Interest & Compound Interest & Surds & Indices


Economic Scene

Coded Inequalities

Work & Time

Fill in the blanks

General Policy

Seating Arrangement

Time & Distance

Multiple Meaning/Error Spotting

Scientific Research


Mensuration – Cylinder, Cone, Sphere

Paragraph Completion

Awards and Honors


Data Interpretation

One Word Substitution

Books and Authors


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 will be a descriptive Paper of 100 Marks in ‘Pen and Paper Mode The duration of the paper would be for one hour (20 minutes compensatory time will also be provided to the candidates with VH/OH afflicted by Cerebral Palsy, OH with deformity in writing hand ). This paper has been introduced to assess the writing skills of the candidates which is necessary in Government jobs. The Paper would comprise writing of an Essay of 200-250 words and Letter/ Application of approximately 150-200 words.

   The minimum qualifying marks in Tier-II would be 33 per cent.

   The performance in Tier II would be included for preparing merit.

   You have to be written either in Hindi or in English. Part paper written in Hindi and Part in English will not be evaluated.

SSC CHSL Tier III Syllabus:

    Tier-III of the Examination would be the Skill Test/ Typing Test which would be of qualifying nature.

   The final merit of the successful candidates would be determined on the basis of total score obtained by them in Tier-I and Tier-II.




SSC CHSL Eligibility Criteria:

Overall, there are 2 criteria on which the eligibility of a candidate is judged for SSC CHSL 2018 – education and age. You need to qualify following eligibility standards to apply for this exam.

Age (As on 01.01.2019):

Minimum: 18 years Maximum: 27 years i.e. A candidate must have been born not earlier than  02-08-1991 and not later than  01-08-2000 (both dates inclusive).

Relaxation of Upper age limit:


Age Relaxation


5 years


3 years


10 years


13 years


15 years

Ex-Servicemen (ExS)

3 years after deduction of the military service rendered from the actual age as on the closing date.

Domiciled in the State of J&K during the period from 1st January, 1980 to 31st December, 1989

5 years

For Group ‘C posts only
Central Govt. Civilian Employees (SC/ ST) who have rendered not less than 3 years regular and continuous service as on closing date for receipt of application

Up to 45 years of age

For Group ‘C posts only
Widows/ Divorced Women/ Women judicially separated and who are not remarried.

Up to 35 years of age

For Group ‘C posts only
Widows/ Divorced Women/ Women judicially separated and who are not remarried (SC/ ST)

Up to 40 years of age.

Defence Personnel disabled in operation during hostilities with any foreign country or in a disturbed area and released as a consequence thereof.

3 years

Defence Personnel disabled in operation during hostilities with any foreign country or in a disturbed area and released as a consequence thereof (SC/ST).

8 years

Service Clerks in the last year of their colour service in the Armed Forces

Up to 45 years of age

Service Clerks in the last year of their colour service in the Armed Forces. (SC/ST)

Up to 50 years of age

Retrenched census employees of the Office of Registrar General of India (They will be considered only for offices under RGI in their order of merit and subject to availability of vacancies)

3 years plus length of service rendered by them in connection with census, before retrenchment, and weightage of past service.

Educational Qualifications (As on 01.01.2019 ):

  Must have passed 12th Standard or equivalent examination from a recognized Board or University.

  For Data Entry Operator in the Office of Comptroller and Auditor General of India (C&AG): 12th Standard pass in Science stream with Mathematics as a subject from a recognized Board or equivalent.

  Candidates who have not yet acquired but will acquire the educational qualification and produce documentary evidence from the Board/ University in support thereof as on 01.01.2019 will also be eligible.
  All candidates who are called for appearing in the Document Verification will be required to produce the relevant Certificate in Original such as Mark sheets, Provisional Certificate, etc. as proof of having acquired the minimum educational qualification on or before 01.01.2019 failing which the candidature of such candidate will be cancelled by the Commission.

 The candidates who are able to prove, by documentary evidence that the result of the qualifying examination was declared on or before the cutoff date i.e. 01.01.2019 and he/ she has been declared passed, will be considered to have the required Educational Qualification.

SSC CHSL 2018-19 Exam Dates:

The important dates for I SSC CHSL 2018-19 are as follows:



Availability of Application Form

19th January 2019

Last Date for Registration

18th February 2019

SSC CHSL Tier-I Exam

 To be Notified Later


 To be Notified Later

Typing Test/Skill Test (Tier-III)

 To be Notified Later


SSC CHSL 2018 Vacancy:

Tentative vacancies for the posts of LDC/ JSA, Postal Assistant/ Sorting Assistant and DEO are 898, 2359, 2 and Data Entry Operator Grade”A”- Nil, respectively.


Initial Vacancy

Updated Vacancy
(27th March 2018)

Updated Vacancy
(12th June 2018)


















SSC CHSL Job Profile and Salary: 


Pay Band

Grade Pay


Pay Band – I (Rs 5,200-20,200)

Rs 1,900 (pre-revised)


Pay Band – I (Rs 5,200-20,200)

2,400 (pre-revised)


Pay Band – I (Rs 5,200-20,200)

2,400 (pre-revised)

DEO (Grade A)

Pay Band – I (Rs 5,200-20,200)

2,400 (pre-revised)


SSC CHSL Admit Card:

Aspirants can download the Admit Card by using their registration ID and date of birth. Admit card will be issued to the candidates by SSC only through online. 

The admit card will be made available 10 to 15 days before the SSC CHSL 2018 Exam. The admit card or call letter for SSC CHSL 2018 will be issued in 3 phases:
  • Tier-I Examination
  • Tier-II Examination
  • Tier-III

SSC CHSL Result:

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.

SSC CHSL Application Fees:





Female candidates of all categories andSC/ST/PWD

No Fee

SSC CHSL Exam Pattern Tier- I:

SSC CHSL Tier I exam will consist of 60 minutes of time duration instead of 75 minutes.

Section Subject No of Questions Max Marks Exam Duration
1 General Intelligence and Reasoning 25 50 75 minutes
2 General Awareness 25 50
3 Quantitative Aptitude 25 50
4 English Comprehension 25 50
  Total 100 200  

SSC CHSL Tier-II Exam Pattern:

The SSC CHSL Tier II will take place in Pen and Paper Mode.

Topic Word Count Marks Time
Essay 200-250 100 1 hour
Letter/ Application


 The minimum qualifying marks in Tier-II would be 33 per cent.

 You can write the paper either in Hindi or in English.

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.

Recent Post
prepsutra-app-download android ios

Download the PrepSutra app

Download the app for Android devices and prepare on the go - anytime, anywhere!