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SSC CHSL Exam Tier 1 Final Answer Key Out For 2020 Cycle. Earlier, the Result and Cut Off released. This is as per the latest notice released by the SSC. Staff Selection Commission conducts the National Level Combined High Secondary Level (10+ 2)’ exam.

  • The SSC CHSL exam is conducted to recruit eligible candidates for various posts such as Postal Assistant, Lower Divisional Clerks, Court Clerk, Sorting Assistants, Data Entry Operators, etc. in the Indian Administrative Systems. 
  • Read the following article to know more about CHSL 2021 here.

SSC CHSL Exam Dates

The important dates for SSC CHSL 2021 are given below. Candidates can go through the table to keep in mind the important dates. 

SSC CHSL Exam Events

CHSL 2021 

Salient Features

Skill Test 2019

3rd November 2021

As per the latest exam dates notice by the SSC, the test is scheduled to take place on 3rd November 2021.

Tier-I admit card 2019

The first week of October 2020

The revised SSC CHSL tier-I 2020 admit card for various remaining shifts of the exam was released in the first week of October.

Tier-I exam 2019

12-Oct-2020 to 16-Oct-2020, 19-Oct-2020 to 21-Oct-2020 and 26-Oct-2020

Due to the Covid 19 global pandemic, dates got revised.

Tier-I result 2019

15th January 2021

Tier I Exam Results were released on 15th January 2021.

Tier-II exam 2019


Tier 2 exam has got postponed from 28-Jun-2020 to 14-Feb-2021

Tier-I exam 2020

04th to 12th August 2021

The exams were postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic earlier. The exam is now being conducted for the Left Over Candidates.

Tier 2 exam 2020

9th January 2022

The SSC CHSL Tier 2 2020 exam date has been released by the SSC through its latest notice released in October 2021.

SSC CHSL Latest Updates:

5th November 2021: SSC CHSL Final Answer Key Out!

The Staff Selection Commission has released the SSC CHSL Final Answer Key. Below is the direct link to download the answer key.

Direct Link to Download SSC CHSL Final Answer Key

Check SSC CHSL Final Answer Key Notice

27th October 2021: SSC CHSL Exam Tier 1 Result, Cut Off Marks Out For 2020 Cycle.

Staff Selection Commission has released SSC Tier 1 result on its official website along with the cut off marks. In the same notification, the commission has also notified SSC Tier 2 exam date which is tentatively going to take place on 9th January 2022.

Download SSC Tier 1 Result & Cut Off Notice PDF

Download SSC Tier 1 Result PDF - Check Your Roll No. Now!

26th October 2021: SSC CHSL Skill Test Admit Card 2019 Out!

The Staff Selection Commission has released the SSC CHSL Skill Test Admit Card 2019. The Skill Test is scheduled for 3rd November 2021. Here is the direct link to download the admit card.

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6th October 2021: SSC CHSL Tier 2 2020 Exam Date Out

The SSC CHSL Tier 2 2020 Exam will be taking place on 9th January 2021. This is as per the latest SSC Notice after the SSC CHSL Tier 1 is conducted.

Download SSC CHSL Exam Date Notice

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SSC CHSL 2021​ Application - Important Dates

The SSC CHSL Form Date 2021 are not released yet. Similarly SSC CHSL 2022 Application form date is also not released yet. Meanwhile you can check the SSC CHSL 2020 dates here

Application Process


Starting Date of Online Applications

6th November 2020

Last Date for Receiving Applications

26th December 2020 (23.30 hours)

Last Date For Online Fee Payment

28th December 2020 (23.30 hours)

Last Date For Offline Challan Generation

30th December 2020 (23.30 hours)

Last Date For Payment Via Challan

1st January 2021

Download SSC CHSL Official Notification 2020 PDF here!

SSC CHSL Vacancy

The SSC has released the CHSL vacancies for the 2020-21 cycle. The commission has released the SSC CHSL Vacancies (tentative). According to the notification released, a total of 4,726 vacancies are to be filled in. From this, 3181 vacancies are open for the post of Postal Assistant (PA)/ Sorting Assistant (SA), 1,538 SSC CHSL vacancies are for the post of Lower Divisional Clerk (LDC)/Junior Secretariat Assistant (JSA), and 7 vacancies are for Data Entry Operator (DEO) posts.

SSC CHSL Post Name

SSC CHSL Vacancies 2020 

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Comparison of SSC CHSL Vacancy

Below you can see the detailed post-wise comparison of SSC CHSL for the previous years from 2015-2019.


Number of vacancies in 2015

Number of Vacancies in 2016

Number of Vacancies in 2017

Number of Vacancies in 2018

Number of Vacancies in 2019

Number of Vacancies in 2020






















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SSC CHSL Apply Online

The candidates will have to apply only through the online mode for the SSC CHSL 2020 Recruitment.

Step 1:Go to the official website of the Staff Service Commission ( and click on the link that is given below to apply online for SSC CHSL Recruitment.

Step 2:The applicants will have to first register themselves by providing the details asked for.

Step 3:After completing the above step, Login again by using the Roll no/Registration ID & Password to finish the form.

Step 4:Log in and enter your details such as details, educational qualifications, and other details.

Step 5:Upload your photograph and signature.

Step 6:Pay the application fee online.

Step 7:Finally, submit the application form.

Step 8:Print out a copy of the application form, which will help for future use.

Know the differences between SSC CGL vs SSC CHSL jobs here!

SSC CHSL Application Fee 

The Candidates who are applying for the SSC CHSL Exam will have to pay an application fee. The application fee is meant to be paid by the candidates while submitting the application form. Check the table below to know the details.


Fee for Males

Fee for Females













  • Candidates have to make payment using Net Banking/Debit card/Credit card. 
  • The payment amount will Include requisite Application fee and applicable transactional charges of the bank which will be displayed on the payment page.

Note: There will be no refund of the application fee/exam fee once paid.

SSC CHSL Eligibility Criteria 

Getting complete information about SSC CHSL eligibility criteria is the most significant factor. Note the SSC CHSL age limit, age relaxation, and educational qualification details in the article below. Also, get other details such as the number of attempts allowed for the SSC CHSL Exam 2020.

Nationality criteria for SSC CHSL 2021

The SSC CHSL Nationality criteria for the various posts of recruitment are defined in the official notification. Candidates must be a citizen of India. There is further clarification given in the notification regarding sub-categories falling under nationality.

Candidates have to fulfill any one of the Nationality Criteria mentioned below:

  1. A citizen of India
  2. A subject of Nepal 
  3. A subject of Bhutan
  4. A Person who is a Tibetan refugee
  5. Migrants from Pakistan, The United Republic of Tanzania (formerly Tanganyika and Zanzibar), Burma, Sri Lanka, Malawi, East African countries of Kenya, Uganda, Zambia, Zaire, Vietnam and Ethiopia to permanently settle in India.

Candidates falling in the above-mentioned categories need to provide a relevant certification for verification purposes. Failure of this will result in a disqualification of candidature.

Age Limit for SSC CHSL 2021

SSC CHSL Recruitment Age Limit For Various Posts - Between 18 years and 27 years (As on 01.01.2021). Furthermore, candidates should have not been born earlier than 02.01.1994 and later than 01.01.2003. However, there are few age relaxations for various categories which are given below. 


Age Relaxation permissible beyond the upper age limit


5 years


3 years

Persons with Disabilities (PWD)

10 years


13 years


15 years


03 years

J & K Domiciled

5 years

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Educational Qualification for SSC CHSL

You have to fulfill the qualification requirements laid down by the (SSC CHSL) in its notification. Here is the detailed educational qualification for the post of SSC CHSL Recruitment in 2020. If you are planning to apply for Short Service Commission Recruitment 2020, then at first you have to check you are eligible or not, So check the eligibility criteria for different posts.


Educational Qualification


Candidates must have passed 12th Standard or equivalent examination


Candidates must have passed 12th Standard or equivalent examination


12th pass in Science stream with Mathematics as a subject


12th pass in Science stream with Mathematics as a subject

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Number of Attempts for SSC CHSL

There is no well-defined number of attempts set by the recruiting body, but the age criteria have been well established by the recruiting board. Therefore, a candidate can only apply for the SSC CHSL Recruitment 2020 post within the given age limit. Thus, make sure you are between the age group of 18 to 27 years while applying for this exam.

SSC CHSL Selection Process 

The Commission selects the candidates based on three stages i.e the SSC CHSL selection process will consist of three Tiers of exams:

  • Computer-based Written Examination (Tier -I)
  • Descriptive Paper (Tier-II)
  • Typing Test/Skill Test (Tier-III) Examination for the post of DEO, PA/SA, LDC and Court Clerk

SSC CHSL Exam Pattern 

Check the detailed SSC CHSL Exam Pattern for all tiers below.

SSC CHSL Exam Pattern for Tier I

The following table covers the Tier I exam pattern. Note the subjects, no. of questions, marks, and time duration of the paper. 


No. of Qs.

Max. Marks


General Intelligence



60 Mins (80 Mins for VH/OH & Cerebral Palsy)




Quantitative Aptitude



General Awareness






  • The Tier-I will be an online exam.
  • The total time duration is 60 minutes.
  • Each question will be for 2 marks.
  • For incorrect answers, ½ marks will be deducted.

SSC CHSL Exam Pattern for Tier II 

  • The Tier II will be a descriptive paper 100 Marks in ‘Pen and Paper Mode The duration of the paper would be for one hour. 
  • This paper will assess your writing skills. 
  • The Exam would consist of an Application Letter writing of approximately 150-200 words and an Essay of 200 -250 words .
  • Candidates will have to score a minimum 33% to get qualified. Candidates should also be aware that Tier-2 Exam will prepare merit in the assessment process.
  • Applicants can choose to write the paper either in English or in Hindi Language. 
  • Candidates cannot mix the languages while writing. If they choose writing in hindi language then complete paper has to be in hindi language only and vice-versa in English. 
  • This exam does not involve negative marking for wrong answers.

Various Subjects

Total Marks of each subject 

Duration of each paper 

Essay Writing


1 hours

Application Letter

SSC CHSL Exam Pattern for Tier III

The Tier III of SSC CHSL will be a Skill Test/Typing Test which would be of qualifying nature. The final merit of the successful candidates would be determined based on the total score obtained by them in Tier-I and Tier-II.

  • It includes a typing test for 15 minutes duration. Candidates have to write 35 words per minute (English) and 30 words per minute(Hindi). 
  • For VH – visually handicapped candidates (40% disabled), will get an additional 30 minutes for this test. 

Know what to expect in SSC CHSL exam for Tier I and Tier II here.

SSC CHSL Syllabus 

Before beginning their preparations, it is important for candidates to know the syllabus to make sure they have covered every subtopic. Check the below detailed SSC CHSL Syllabus

SSC CHSL Syllabus for Tier I

The SSC CHSL Tier I will be a computer-based exam conducted online. 60 minutes are allotted to candidates to solve SSC CHSL Tier I paper which consists of 100 questions. Each question carries 2 marks. So the total marks are 200 marks.

General Intelligence/Reasoning

Quantitative Ability

English Language 

General Awareness

Logical Reasoning

Whole numbers, fractions and relationship between numbers

Reading Comprehension


Alphanumeric Series

Profit and Loss

Cloze Test


Ranking/ Direction/ Alphabet Test

SI, Surds & Indices,Compound Interest

Para Jumbles


Data Sufficiency

Work And Time


Economic Scenario

Coded Inequalities

Time And Distance

Fill In The Blanks

General Policy

Seating Arrangement

Mensuration- Cylinder, Cone, Sphere 

Multiple Meaning/Error Spotting

Scientific Research


Data Interpretation

Paragraph Completion



Ratio and Proportion, Percentage

One Word Substitute



Number Systems



Space Orientation, Semantic Classification

Sequences and Series



Figural Series, Critical Thinking

Mixtures and Allegations



Coding/ Decoding

Permutation, Combination, and Probability



SSC CHSL Syllabus for Tier II

The exam topics will consist of Ecological Issues, Social Issues, Politics, Schemes, and Governance, Finance, Technology, Sports, National Interest, Geopolitics, Environmental Concerns, etc. The minimum qualifying marks is at 33%. The Candidates should be aware that the scores achieved in this exam will be added in the final merit. The paper must be completely written in either Hindi or English. 


Essay Writing

Letter or Application Writing

SSC CHSL Syllabus for Tier III

The Candidates will have to qualify this exam as this is just qualifying in nature. 

Skill Test


Data Entry Operator

Data Entry Speed of 8000 key depressions per hour on the computer. The speed will be adjudged based on the correct entry of words / key depressions as per the given passage.

Data Entry Operator in the Office of The Comptroller And Auditor General(C& AG)

The speed of 15000 key depressions per hour will be adjudged based on the correct entry of words/ key depressions as per the given passage 

Lower Division Clerk/ Junior Secretariat Assistant (LDS/JSA) and Postal Assistants/ Sorting Assistants(PA/SA)

The speed of 10500 key depressions per hour will be adjudged based on the correct entry of words/ key depressions as per the given passage.

Note: Candidates must note that the syllabus for the exam will be as per SSC CHSL Syllabus 

How to Download SSC CHSL Admit Card 

Candidates can download the SSC CHSL Admit Card for the Written examination by following the steps below. The candidates who fail to carry the hall ticket to the exam center will not be allowed to sit for the test. 


Admit Card Link

SSC North Region

To be Out

SSC Central Region

Download Here

SSC North Eastern Region

To be Out

SSC Southern Region

To be Out

SSC Eastern Region

To be Out

SSC Madhya Pradesh Region

To be Out

SSC North Western Region

To be Out

SSC Western Region

To be Out

SSC Kerala Karnataka Region

To be Out

Or you can follow the steps below to download your admit card

Step 1: Candidates will have to click on the link which is given above.

Step 2: A new page will appear on the candidate’s screen. Type in your Application/Registration Number and Password in the credentials section.

Step 3: Click on the submit button and the Admit Card for the. The written tests will be available to the candidates.

Step 4: Double-check the details on the admit card and download/printout for further use.

Step 5: Candidates can alternatively visit the official website and click on the SSC CHSL Admit Card link available on the home page.

Step 6: After doing so, candidates can follow the same procedure as given above to download the admit card.

SSC CHSL Answer Key 

The Staff Selection Commission has released the SSC CHSL Answer Key. Follow the steps which are mentioned below to check the answer key.

Direct Link to Check SSC CHSL Final Answer Key

Step 1: Click on the direct link mentioned above.

Step 2: Enter the login credentials.

Step 3: The answer key will be flashed on your screen.

Step 4: Download and take a printout for future reference.

How to Check SSC CHSL Result?

Candidates can download their SSC CHSL results from the official website as it is available in a PDF format. Follow the instructions given below to download your results:

Click on the direct link here to download the SSC CHSL 2020 Results

*note: Link will be activated once it is available on the official website. 

Or you can follow the steps below:

Step 1:Visit the official website

Step 2:Go to the Results Section in the Candidate Information column. Search for the SSC CHSL Result link 2020.

Step 3:Click on the link. The result page will open up.

Step 4:Enter your roll number and DOB on the login page.

Step 5:Click on the submit button.

Step 6:The SSC CHSL Result will pop up on your device's screen.

Step 7:Download a copy of your result in a PDF Format.


The SSC CHSL cut off 2020 has been released by the commission. The candidates who will be attending the Written exam must keep in mind that only if they score the required cut off marks will they be considered qualified. The Final merit list will be prepared based on the total marks obtained in the Test. Candidates can keep checking for regular updates.

The SSC CHSL cut off 2020 marks for the posts are released along with the Results. The official cut off marks for 2020 have been described in the table given below:


Official Cut off marks





















SSC CHSL Salary 

As discussed earlier, the details regarding the SSC CHSL Salaryis now available. The salary structure of the various posts in SSC CHSL includes basic pay, HRA, TA, and gross salary. Furthermore, after the enactment of the 7th CPC, candidates will be paid a salary as per the city they are being posted to. Cities with more than 50 lakhs population are categorized as X city. Similarly, cities with a population between 5 to 50 lakhs are termed Y cities, and cities with less than 5 lakhs population are labelled Z cities. Here are the details of SSC CHSL Salary Structure 2020 for Lower Division Clerk, Postal Assistant, Data Entry Operator & other posts. 

Salary Structure of SSC CHSL 

Post Name

Basic Pay





Lower Division Clerk / Junior Secretariat Assistant

Rs. 19900


Rs. 4776

Rs. 1350

Rs. 26026


Rs. 19900


Rs. 3184

Rs. 900

Rs. 23984


Rs. 19900


Rs. 1592

Rs. 900

Rs. 22392

For the post of Data Entry Operator, Sorting Assistant & Postal Assistant

Rs. 25500


Rs. 6120

Rs. 3600

Rs. 35220


Rs. 25500


Rs. 4080

Rs. 1800

Rs. 31380


Rs. 25500


Rs. 2040

Rs. 1800

Rs. 29340

SSC CHSL Allowances & Other Benefits

Along with a lucrative package, the recruited candidates will also receive various benefits in the form of allowances. These allowances are added to the basic salary and are reflected in the monthly salary slip as well. Therefore, it’s very important to know what are all the benefits given to the post of LDC/JSA/PA/SA & DEO. 

  • Housing Rent Allowance
  • Transport Allowance
  • Dearness Allowance
  • Leave Travel Concession
  • Other Allowances 

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How many vacancies are available for the SSC CHSL Recruitment 2020-21?
The vacancies for the 2020-21 exam cycle will be out soon.
How can I apply for the SSC CHSL Exam?
Candidates need to apply through the online portal. The steps to apply for the exam are given in the article above.
When will the application process for the SSC CHSL Exam begin?
The application process began on 6th November 2020.
What is the selection process of the SSC CHSL Recruitment?
The selection process is Computer-based Written Examination (Tier -I), Descriptive Paper (Tier-II), Typing Test/Skill Test (Tier-III) Examination for the post of Data Entry Operator, Postal Assistant & Sorting Assistant (PA/SA), Lower Division Clerk and Court Clerk.
For how many marks will the prelims exam be conducted?
For how many marks will the prelims exam be conducted?
How to select the SSC CHSL exam center?
While applying for the SSC CHSL exam, you have to select the exam center from the drop-down list.
Do the post-wise and category-wise vacancies differ?
Yes, the post-wise and category-wise vacancies differ.
When will be the SSC CHSL Tier-I 2020-21 exam dates released?
The SSC CHSL Tier-I 2020-21 will be conducted between 12th to 27th April 2021.
What is the SSC CHSL application fee?
The SSC CHSL application fee is Rs.100/- for General Category. For more details refer to the information above.
What are the subjects the candidates need to focus on for the examination?
There are specific details we have given in the article above.
On what basis will the final merit list be prepared?
The final merit list will be prepared based on the candidate’s performance in all the stages.