SSC CHSL 2017, Application Form, SSC CHSL Exam Dates

SSC CHSL 2017 Exam Dates announced by Staff Selection Commission through ssc chsl notification. SSC conducts one of the well-known exams of the National level which is known as Combined Higher Secondary Level (CHSL) Examination. SSC chsl recruitment 2016 was conducted by staff selection commission and also conducts CHSL exam 2017 for the recruitment for Lower Division Clerk (LDC), Data Entry Operator (DEO), and Postal Assistant/Sorting Assistant & Court Clerk. SSC CHSL Application process has been started from 8 October, 2016. Read the below section of this article to know more details about SSC CHSL 2016,  ssc chsl exam dates. 


S.No Event SSC CHSL Date
1  Application form start from : ssc chsl 2016 notification 8 October 2016
2 Closing Date of Registration 11 Nov. 2016 (5:00 pm)
3 Provide E-Admit Card for Tier-1 Exam 3rd week of Dec. 2016
4 SSC CHSL EXAM Date  for Tier-1 Exam 7 Jan. 2017 to 5 Feb. 2017
5 Display Tier-1 Exam Result 1st week of March 2017
6 Provide E-Admit Card for Tier-2 Exam End of March 2017
7 SSC CHSL EXAM Date  for Tier-2 Exam 9 April 2017
8 SSC CHSL EXAM Date Display of Tier-2 Exam Result 10 May 2017
9 SSC CHSL EXAM Date for Tier-3 (Skill Test / Typing Test) (date will be notified)
10 SSC CHSL EXAM Date Display of Final Results (date will be notified)

SSC CHSL 2017 Recruitment Exam: Details

Exam is known as: SSC CHSL 2017 

SSC CHSL full form: Staff Selection Commission / Combined Higher Secondary Level or CHSL (10+2) Exam

Name of organization: Staff Selection Commission

Exam Level: National level

Vacancy Name: Data Entry Operator (DEO), Lower Division Clerk (LDC) and Postal/Sorting Assistant & Court Clerk

Total Vacancy: 5,134

Exam Mode: computer based Tier-1 Exam (Online) / Tier-2 Exam (Offline)

SSC CHSL Salary in Hand Detail 2016

Post Grade Pay SSC CHSL salary Gross Salary SSC CHSL Salary In Hand Salary
Court Clerk 1900 Rs. 22,392 – 26,026 Rs. 18,777 – 22,411
DEO 2400 Rs. 29,340 – 35,220 Rs. 25,165 – 31,045
LDC 1900 Rs. 22,392 – 26,026 Rs. 18,777 – 22,411
Postal Assistant 2400 Rs. 29,340 – 35,220 Rs. 25,165 – 31,045

SSC CHSL 2016 Post wise Vacancy

  1. Postal/Sorting Assistant – 3,281
  2. Lower Division Clerk – 1,321
  3. Data Entry Operator – 506
  4. Court Clerk – 26

SSC CHSL 2016 Eligibility Criteria

Educational Qualification – Applicants must have passed 10+2 or equivalent examination from a recognized Board.

Age Restricted – Minimum age require is 18 years and maximum age limit is 27 years. Age relaxation provided to different categories as per the government rules.

SSC CHSL Application Form 2016 SSC CHSL 2016 Apply Online

Interested and eligible Applicants can apply for SSC CHSL 2016. The application form is available by online only.

Application Fee (

Application Fee by SBI Challan: Applicants have to pay a fee of Rs. 100, candidates can pay application fee through challan at any branch of SBI. (SC/ ST/ PH/ Female category Applicants no need to pay any fee).

Online mode Application Fee: Candidates have needed to pay fee of Rs. 100, applicants can pay application fee through net banking and credit/debit cards. (SC/ ST/ PH/ Female category Applicants no need to pay any fee).

SSC CHSL 2017 Selection Procedure

I Step: Tier-I Written Exam computer based (Objective Type) (200 Marks) (Online Mode)

II Step: Tier-II Written Exam (Descriptive Type) (100 Marks) (Offline Mode)

III Step: Tier-III Skill Test / Typing Test (Applicants who qualify the tier-I & II exam will be called for Skill Test / Typing Test)

In Case of Tie

If where more than one applicant scores equal marks aggregate, a tie breaker will be applied following step:

  • Maximum marks score in written test.
  • According to the date of birth (DB), who is senior in the age?
  • Alphabetical orders in namely first names of the applicants appear.

SSC CHSL Exam Syllabus & Exam Pattern

Candidates who are going to Apply for CHSL exam should know the SSC CHSL Exam Syllabus & exam pattern such as exam duration, syllabus and marking scheme, type of questions, and. Reading this article will help candidates to prepare a strategy: 

SL. NO Exam Type Subject No. of questions Marks Duration
1. Objective Type General Intelligence 50 50 75 minutes
2. English Language 50 50
3. Quantitative Aptitude 50 50
4. General Awareness 50 50
Total 200 200

There will be negative marking of 0.50 marks for each wrong answer.

Tier-2 Examination:

Exam is descriptive type and will be conducted offline (pen & paper mode).

SL.NO Exam Type Subjects Marks
1. Descriptive Type Eassy Writing & Letter Writing 100
  • Typing Test: Applicants, who are choose English typing, those should have typing speed of 35 words per minute and those applicants who are choose Hindi typing should have typing speed of 30 words per minute.
  • Skill Test: Data Entry Speed is required 8,000 key depressions per hour on computer. Skill test will be allowed only for Data Entry Operator post.

SSC CHSL 2017 Admit Card  SSC CHSL Apply Online  (Read more here)  

CHSL admits card will be published on official websites of SSC. Applicants can download their CHSL exam admit card form official website of SSC. Applicants can also download admit card from this site.  

 SSC CHSL 2017 Answer Key

Answer key is the collection of all the answers which questions asked in the exam.  Answer key will be display after the exam on the official website. For all the sets of the question paper and Applicats can use them accordingly. Answer Key of CHSL exam will be display after each shift.

SSC CHSL 2017 Cut Off  

Cut off is minimum marks is compulsory to score to get selected for further process. Cut off marks for Gen applicants usually higher than the reserve category’s Applicants.

SSC CHSL 2017 Result  

SSC will publish CHSL exam result on its official website, SSC result will be in the “PDF” format. After tier-III (skill test / typing test) final results will be display. After final results, candidates will be appointed for the vacancy.

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