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SSC CHSL 2018 Notification,Important Dates and Application Form Released : Check Here

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This article has been updated with the latest information  of SSC CHSL 2018 examination. To know in depth details of SSC CHSL 2018,candidates can read our other articles related to this examination or can visit official website. 

SSC CHSL ( Combined Higher Secondary Level) is one of the popular examination in India. It is conducted by Staff Selection Commision (SSC) for the recruitment of different posts like Lower Division Clerk (LDC), Data Entry Operator (DEO), Postal Assistant/Sorting Assistant and Court Clerk. The examination is divided in two parts Part 1 & Part 2. Part 1 will be held  in the month of November – December and Part 2 to be held in the month of March – April 2018. The candidates who have cleared Part 1 examination will be called for Part 2 exam.

SSC CHSL 2018 Important Dates

Events Dates ( Announced)
Official notification 18th November 2017
Commencement of application process 18th November 2017
Last date for payment of online Application Fee 18th December 2017
Last date for payment of application fee off line December 2017
Release of Admit Card February 2018
Examination Date Tier 1 4th to 26th March 2018
Result Declaration of Tier 1 examination May 2018
Examination date of  Tier 2 8th July 2018
Final merit list July 2018

Post Offered Under SSC CHSL 2018

  1. DEO (Data Entry Operator)
  2. LCD (Lower Division Clerk)
  3. Postal Assistant/ Sorting Assistant)
  4. Data Entry Operator  Grade -A

SSC CHSL 2018 Application Form 

The applicants can apply for SSC CHSL 2018 through both offline and online mode. They can apply online by visiting the official website: or .It  is to be noted that for the offline mode, applicants have to send the form in a prescribed format only.

Online Application Form- The candidates have to log in to the official website of SSC and fill the details in the application form. They have to upload their scanned photograph and signature. The size of the scanned photo should be between 1 to 12 kb and width and height should be 140 pixel/ 60 pixel. The application fee needs to submitted as a final step of the application form

Offline Application-The application form can be available at the sale centres, prescribed offices or post offices or by post. Applicants need to fill the form and have to submit it before the last date of submission of the form. They have stick important documents along with the application form.

Fill your SSC CHSL  2018 Application Form : Click Here

Application Fees

  • Candidates are required to pay Rs 100 as application fees of SSC CHSL 2018.
  • Female /sc/st/ph/ex-servicemen are not liable to pay application fee.

Details are given below:

Category Events
General Category/ Obc Rs 100
Female Category Fee Exempted
sc/st Fee Exempted
Ex- Servicemen Fee Exempted

The fee can be paid online as well as off line medium. The online mediums are:

  • SBI Challan ( cash payment)
  • Net banking
  • Credit/ Debit Card Payment.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Applicants should clear intermediate or equivalent examination from a state or central recognized board.
  • Candidates must be the age of 18 to 27 years as on 1st August 2018.
  • The age relaxation is mentioned below:
SC/ST 5 years
OBC 3years
PH 10 years
PH+ OBC 13 years
PH+SC+ST 15 years

SSC CHSL 2018 Exam Pattern

Components Tier- 1 Tier -2
Exam Mode Online Offline
Question type Objective Descriptive
Marks 200 100
Exam duration 75 minutes 60 minutes
Language Mode English and Hindi English and Hindi
Negative Marking 0.50 for each wrong attempt No negative marking


The paper has four section- General Intelligence,English Language,Quantitative Aptitude and General Awareness.

  1. Each section carrying 50 marks.
  2. The paper will be of 2 hrs
  3. The exam paper will be in form of MCQs and ¼ mark will be deducted for each wrong answer.
  4. The question paper will be both in Hindi and English except the English Language.

Tier -2- The qualified applicants will be called for Paper 2 examination. The examination is qualified in nature and will be scheduled to the test skills of the applicants related post.

Typing Test For LDC –The test will be conducted in both the languages Hindi & English. Candidates have to mention their language during the Application procedure. The typing speed of the English Language should be 35 words/ minute and for Hindi it is 30 words/minute.

Skill test for DEO- Applicants have to maintain the Data Entry of 8000 key depression/ hr on the computer. These entries will be judged on the basis of correct entries. The duration of the test is 15 minutes. A printed matter of 2000-2200 strokes/ key- depression in English will be provided to each candidate.

SSC CHSL 2018 Syllabus

  • The exam will be conducted in three stages Tier 1, Tier 2, Tier 3.
  • It is important to qualify in each round so that candidates can appear for the next round.
  • In Tier 1 questions will be framed from subjects General Awareness, English Language , Quantitative Aptitude and General Awareness.
  • 25 questions are asked from each subject for 50 marks .
  • Exam duration is 75 minutes and questions will be objective type.
  • Tier 2 exam will be descriptive essay writing with minimum 250 to 300 words. The duration of the exam will be 1 hour.
  • Tier 3 will be Typing test and Skill test . Candidates need to type words in the prescribe time to qualify.

Detail syllabus and Exam Pattern => Click Here

SSC CHSL 2018  Total Vacancies And Salary

Post Vacancy Grade pay Gross Salary In hand Salary
Data Entry Operator Grade A Nil 1900 Rs 22,392-26,026 Rs 18,777-22,411
LDC 898 1900 Rs 22,392-26,026 Rs 18,777-22,411
DEO 2 2400 Rs 29,340-35,220 Rs 25,165-31,045
Postal Assistant 2359 2400 Rs 29,340-35,220 Rs 25,165-31,045

SSC CHSL 2018 Selection Procedure

The SSC CHSL 2018 selection procedure includes two Parts i.e. written and personal interview. The selection will be on the based on their performance in the written examination and the interview. The reserved categories will be adjusted against general category as per their rank on the merit list . The tie breaker for the applicants scoring same marks will be on the basis of :

  • Marks scored in the written examination
  • DOB, older applicants will be given preference on the merit list
  • Higher rank will be decided in the alphabetical order.

SSC CHSL Admit Card 2018 

  • Admit card of SSC CHSL 2018 will be released on the official website of SSC.
  • The Admit Card will be Available in the month of  February 2018 ( Tentatively)
  • Exam date and exam Center details will be mentioned in the Admit Card
  • Candidates must take out print out of the admit card as soon as they  download it.

SSC CHSL Admit Card 2018 => Click Here

SSC CHSL 2018 Result

  • The result will be in pdf format.
  • Candidates have to fill their name and roll number for downloading their admit card.
  • Final result will be displayed after skill and typing test.
  • Tier 1-  the result of Tier 1 of SSC CHSL 2018 will be  announced in month of May 2018

Note –  The performance in the written exam will determine the candidate’s  approach or qualification for the next round i.e Skill Test. The final result will be declared only after the commencement of the Skill Test.

SSC CHSL 2018 Answer Key

  • Answer key will be published after the exam on the official website of SSC.
  • Candidates can analyze their score by comparing the Answer Key.

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