SSC CHSL 2021 exam

  • The CHSL Exam Notification 2021 was released on 1st February 2022 by the commission. The Tier I exam of SSC CHSL 2021 is scheduled to be conducted in May 2022. 
  • On 17th December 2021, the Staff Selection Commission released the tentative SSC Calendar 2021-22 in which the dates of various exam and notification dates were mentioned.

SSC CHSL 2020 exam –

  • The result of the SSC CHSL Tier I Exam 2020 was released on 27th October 2021. The list of candidates appearing for Tier II can be checked from the linked article.
  • SSC CHSL Exam 2020 Admit Card for Tier I from August 4th onwards are out for the various region. Candidates can visit the SSC CHSL Admit Card page to download the region-wise call letters for Tier I CHSL Exam.
  • SSC CHSL Exam Revised Dates Out – SSC, on 2nd July 2021, has announced the revised date of SSC CHSL Tier 1 exam that was earlier scheduled to be held from 12th April onwards.
  • On March 27th, 2021, SSC has made available the SSC CHSL 2020 Tier I Admit Card for downloading for the candidates who have applied for the Central Region exam centers. Candidates appearing for the Tier I exam from Central Region can Download SSC CHSL 2021 Admit Card for different regions on the linked page.
  • SSC has announced the tentative vacancy for the SSC CHSL 2020-21 exam. As per the notification, the total number of SSC CHSL vacancy released is 4726 for different posts in SSC Combined Higher Secondary Level exam. Candidates can check the detailed post-wise CHSL vacancies on SSC CHSL Notification page linked here.
  • SSC, On November 6th 2020, published the CHSL 2020-21 exam notification on the official website. Candidates can download the SSC CHSL 2020-21 Notification PDF on the link provided here.

SSC CHSL 2019 exam

SSC CHSL Tier-II Admit Card released on February 1st 2021 to conduct the examination from February 14th 2021 onwards. Candidates can check download SSC CHSL Tier II Admit Card 2020 on the linked page.

Table of Contents:

    1. SSC CHSL Exam – Updates
    2. SSC CHSL Exam Date
    3. SSC CHSL Notification
    4. SSC CHSL Posts
    5. SSC CHSL Eligibility
    6. SSC CHSL Exam Pattern
    7. SSC CHSL Syllabus
    8. SSC CHSL Apply Online
    9. SSC CHSL Preparation
    10. SSC CHSL Admit Card

To know more about other SSC Exams, visit the linked article.

Every year, the exams conducted by the Staff Selection Commission (SSC) helps in selecting candidates who will go on to fill important government posts. Of these, one of the most popular exams happens to be the Combined Higher Secondary Level (CHSL) exam. Though nominally less tough, it is still a fiercely competitive exam. This article will cover all important aspects of the SSC CHSL Exam 2020.

The recruitment to the Staff Selection Commission to soon be conducted by the National Recruitment Agency. A Common Eligibility Test (CET) to be conducted for all Non-Technical and Non-Gazetted (Group B & C) posts under IBPS, RRB and SSC. Government exam aspirants can visit the linked article to know more about the NRA.

SSC CHSL Exam Date

SSC CHSL Exam 2021 Dates

The SSC CHSL 2021 exam notification was released as expected on 1st February 2022. Given below are the tentative dates of SSC CHSL 2021 –

SSC CHSL Exam Dates 2021-22
Exam Events Important Dates 
SSC CHSL 2021 Notification/Advertisement Date 1st February 2022
Online Application Submission Starts on 1st February 2022
Closing Date for Online Application Submission 7th March 2022
SSC CHSL 2021 Tier I exam May 2022
SSC CHSL 2021 Tier II exam To be notified
SSC CHSL 2021 Tier III exam To be notified

SSC CHSL Exam 2020 Dates

Given below is the tentative schedule of SSC CHSL 2020 Exam Dates:

SSC CHSL 2020-21 Dates
SSC CHSL Notification 6th November 2020
Online Application Submission 6th November to 26th December 2020
SSC CHSL 2020 Tier I Exam 21st May to 22nd May 2021 for candidates who opted for West Bengal Exam Centers

4th August to 12th August 2021 (Revised Dates)

SSC CHSL Tier-II Exam 9th January 2022
SSC CHSL Tier III Exam To be notified

The detailed schedule of the SSC CHSL 2020 exam is given on the SSC CHSL exam date page linked here.

Aspirants can go through the detailed SSC Exam Calendar 2021 on the given link to know the dates of other SSC exams as well.

SSC CHSL Exam 2019 Dates

The following table gives brief information about the SSC CHSL Exam 2019-20.

SSC CHSL Exam 2019 Highlights
Name of the Recruitment Exam SSC CHSL 2019
Recruiting Board SSC
SSC CHSL Notification December 3rd, 2019
SSC CHSL Vacancies 4893
Online Application Submission December 3, 2019, to January 10, 2020
SSC CHSL Admit Card March 4th, 2020
Tier I Exam August 17th – 21st 2020 (New dates)

October 12th – October 16th 2020 (Revised Dates)

October 19th to October 21, 2020, and October 26th

Tier-II Exam February 14th 2021
Tier III Exam November 3rd 2021

SSC CHSL 2018 Dates

  • The last SSC CHSL exam 2018 was conducted in the month of July 2019 and the notification was released on March 5th, 2019. Candidates can check the detailed information on SSC CHSL exam dates to know the dates for the year 2018, 2019, and 2020.
  • Result of Skill Test of Combined Higher Secondary (10+2) Level Examination, 2018 was declared by the Commission on 10.06.2021, wherein 18,875 candidates were qualified under various lists, to appear in Document Verification.
  • The final results of SSC CHSL 2018 were declared on 30th September 2021. The aspirants can check the linked article to download the result PDF directlly.

SSC CHSL Exam - Combined Higher Secondary Examination, Eligibility, Notification, Admit Card, Syllabus

SSC CHSL Notification

The official website of the SSC releases the notification for SSC CHSL every year. The notification for SSC CHSL exam for the year 2020 is released on November 6th 2020. Candidates willing to apply for CHSL 2020-21 exam can check the detailed SSC CHSL 2020 notification in the PDF given below-

SSC CHSL Notification 2020-21 PDF- Download PDF Here

Tentative dates regarding certain exam dates are released by the SSC. Candidates can visit the official SSC Website ( to stay apprised of these updates.

SSC CHSL Exam update in detail:

The Staff Selection Commission has released a notification on October 28th stating that candidates appearing for SSC CHSL 2019 examination can change their exam centres for the CHSL Skill Test that is scheduled on November 26th 2020. Candidates may give their option for the change of examination centres from  October 29th to November 1st 2020.

The exam date for CHSL Tier is postponed to October 2020. Earlier, on June 1st, 2020, after assessing the situation of the pandemic, the commission released a notification stating that the SSC CHSL Exam Tier I 2019 was scheduled from August 17th onward.

In the SSC CHSL Exam notification released on March 19th 2020, the commission has deferred the  Tier I exam which was scheduled from March 17th onwards.  Owing to the situation because of COVID-19, the commission decided to postpone the examination in the larger public interest.

The detailed notice regarding SSC CHSL 2019 exam postponement is as mentioned below:

SSC CHSL Exam 2019 Postponed amidst Covid-19

Candidates are advised to keep a track on this page for latest updates on SSC CHSL admit card and exam dates.

We are providing detailed SSC CHSL Exam Analysis Tier I for the exams already conducted. Aspirants of SSC CHSL 2020 can go through the detailed SSC CHSL Tier I analysis for better preparation.

The Staff Selection Commission has released the SSC CHSL 2018 Result for Tier-II exam which was conducted on September 29th, 2019. Candidates who appeared for the SSC CHSL Tier-II 2018 exam can check their SSC CHSL Result on the linked page.


The SSC CHSL vacancies 2020-21 counts to 4726 for the different SSC CHSL posts in the Indian Government. For the SSC CHSL 2019, the number of vacancies released was 4893.

All SSC CHSL posts made available through SSC CHSL exam carry AISL -All India Service Liability. This means that the candidates selected for any post may be asked to serve anywhere in the country.

The different SSC CHSL Posts offered through SSC CHSL recruitment are as follows:

  1. Sorting Assistant/Postal Assistant (SA/PA),
  2. Data Entry Operator (DEO),
  3. Lower Division Clerk (LDC).
  4. Junior Secretariat Assistant (JSA)

The table given below highlights the SSC CHSL pay scale for varied SSC CHSL Posts:

SSC CHSL Posts & Pay Scale
Junior Secretariat Assistant (JSA) 19,900-63,200
Lower Divisional Clerk (LDC) 19,900-63,200
Sorting Assistant (SA) 25,500-81,100
Postal Assistant (PA) 25,500-81,100
DEO (Grade A) 25,500-81,100
Data Entry Operator (DEO) 25,500-81,100

Candidates can check the detailed SSC CHSL vacancies 2019-20 for the above-mentioned SSC CHSL Posts and full notification details on the SSC CHSL notification page, linked here.

SSC CHSL Eligibility

Those candidates writing the SSC CHSL Exam this year must thoroughly understand the eligibility criteria. The SSC CHSL Eligibility criteria are as follows:

  1. Nationality: Candidates must be nationals of India, Nepal, Bhutan
  2. Age Limit: Candidates must be between the age group of 18 years to 27 years.
  3. Qualifications: Candidates must be 12th pass or equivalent from a recognized board of a university.

Candidates can check the detailed SSC CHSL Eligibility Criteria by referring to this linked article

SSC CHSL Exam Pattern.

The SSC CHSL Exam is conducted in three stages or tiers. The following is the basic outline of the SSC CHSL Exam Pattern:

SSC CHSL Exam Pattern
Tier Mode/Type
Tier I Computer-Based
Tier II Descriptive Paper
Tier III Skill Test

Before outlining a preparation strategy, candidates must check the official SSC CHSL Notification from time to time to get updates regarding changes in the exam pattern.

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SSC CHSL Syllabus

The SSC CHSL Syllabus covers a wide range of topics on a variety of subjects. The syllabus for the SSC CHSL Exam may vary from tier to tier.

The syllabus for this year’s exam is as follows:

Tier I: The topics in this section will be related to General Intelligence and Reasoning, General Awareness, Quantitative Aptitude, English Language.

Tier II: This is a descriptive exam where a candidate’s writing skills will be put to the test. Candidates will be asked to write applications and essays on various topics like Economic reforms, national securities, etc.

Tier III: This tier consists of a Data Entry Speed Test & Computer Proficiency Test. This test is compulsory for those candidates who have applied for the post of DEO and DEO (CAG).

For more detailed information on SSC CHSL Syllabus, candidates can visit the linked page.

SSC CHSL Syllabus:-Download PDF Here

SSC CHSL Apply Online

To register for the SSC CHSL Exam 2020, candidates must visit the official SSC website to fill the application form.

The steps for SSC CHSL registration is as follows:

  • Step 1 – Visit the official SSC website.
  • Step 2 – Register using your mobile number and email id.
  • Step 3 – Login using your registration id, which will be generated after you register with your mobile number and email id.
  • Step 4 – Fill all the basic details like name, address, etc.
  • Step 5 – Upload necessary documents like photographs, signature.
  • Step 6 – Before clicking on the ‘submit’ button, review the application form to make sure that all the data entered are correct and free of any errors.
  • Step 7 – Select your mode of payment for the payment of the application fee and fill in the details. The registration process will be completed.

To crack an exam like the SSC CHSL, it is not enough to just work hard but to work smart as well. To this extent, candidates must stay updated on the Exam pattern and syllabus on a regular basis by visiting the official SSC website. The right set of study material will also go a long way in creating a clear concept of the topics covered in the SSC CHSL Exam.

Visit the given link for more details on the SSC CHSL preparation strategy and best books for CHSL.

Candidates preparing for SSC CHSL exam can visit the SSC CHSL mock test page to get free mock tests based on the latest exam pattern and prepare for the upcoming SSC exams.

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SSC CHSL Admit Card

The facility for download of the Admission Certificates/Admit Cards (ACs) for the Examination will be uploaded on the website of the concerned Regional/Sub Regional Office one week before the exam. Candidates are advised to visit the website of the concerned Regional Office and SSC HQ regularly for updates and information about the examination.

Steps to download SSC CHSL Admit Card:

  1. Visit the SSC CHSL official website.
  2. Click on the link ‘SSC CHSL Admit Card’.
  3. Enter the registration number and password to login.
  4. Admit card will be displayed on the screen.
  5. Download it and take the printout for further use.

Further details on SSC CHSL Admit Card can be checked on the given link.

SSC CHSL Exam Centres

The examination center for the SSC CHSL Exam is one of the details a candidate must always check with due diligence. Candidates must select the Centre(s) in the online Application Form in order to indicate where they desire to take the examination.

The Exam Centres of the SSC CHSL 2020 exam are:

  • Central Region (CR) – Bihar and Uttar Pradesh
  • Eastern Region (ER) – Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Jharkhand, Odisha, Sikkim and West Bengal.
  • Karnataka, Kerala Region (KKR) – Karnataka, Kerala, Lakshadweep
  • Madhya Pradesh Sub-Region (MPR) – Chhattisgarh and Madhya Pradesh
  • North Eastern Region (NER) – Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland and Tripura.
  • Northern Region (NR) – Delhi, Rajasthan and Uttarakhand
  • North Western Sub Region (NWR) – Chandigarh, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir and Punjab.
  • Southern Region (SR) – Andhra Pradesh, Puducherry, Tamil Nadu and Telangana.
  • Western Region (WR) – Dadra and Nagar Haveli, Daman and Diu, Goa, Gujarat and Maharashtra

BYJU’S provides top-of-the-mark study materials that will prove to be an excellent asset in cracking the SSC CHSL Exam. Candidates can also refer a few Solved Question Papers of prior years of the different sections to get the feel of a real test and identify any weak spots in the process. Thus, one can attempt and crack the exam with relative ease.

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Frequently Asked Questions – SSC CHSL 2021-22 Exam

Q.1. What are the SSC CHSL Posts for which the SSC CHSL exam is conducted?

Ans. SSC CHSL is conducted for recruitment for the following SSC CHSL Posts: Lower Divisional Clerk (LDC), Sorting Assistant (SA), Postal Assistant (PA), Junior Secretariat Assistant (JSA), and Data Entry Operator (DEO) posts.

Q.2. For how many SSC CHSL vacancies the CHSL exam usually conducted?

Ans. The number of vacancies for CHSL usually varies every year. The SSC CHSL vacancy for the year 2019 counts to 4893 and for 2018 the Staff selection Commission released total 5,789 vacancies.

Q.3. What is the age relaxation in SSC CHSL eligibility criteria for SC/ST candidates?

Ans. As per the SSC CHSL eligibility criteria, 5 years of relaxation in the age criteria is given to SC/ST candidates. It means that SC/ST candidates between 18 and 32 years of age can apply for the SSC CHSL exam.

Q.4. What is the application fee for the SSC CHSL exam?

Ans. SSC CHSL application fee for General category candidates is Rs 100. Women aspirants and candidates belonging to reserved categories are exempted from paying the application fee.

Q 5. How many tiers are there to qualify for the SSC CHSL exam?

Ans. There are three tiers in the SSC CHSL exam, Tier I, Tier II and Tier III. A candidate needs to clear all three tiers in order to qualify for the exam.


  1. hello,
    kya July SSC chsl exam ho Jaye ga please ye confirm kar do q kee preparation Karne hai ab PTA ni ketna time rah gya hai.

    1. Hi Akash,
      SSC CHSL exam scheduled in March 2020 is postponed due to coronavirus, Now the exam is expected to be conducted after the complete lockdown is lifted. The commission will announce the new SSC CHSL exam dates soon. Kindly keep a track of SSC Official website.
      For the preparation you can check:
      SSC CHSL Mock Tests
      SSC CHSL Preparation

  2. Kya aaj ssc ki trf se koi notification aayga exams ko lekr

    1. Hi Lakshya,
      SSC Notification for SSC CHSL Exam Date is released on June 1st, 2020. Please check the exam date in detail in the given link.

  3. how can i find my admit card as right now when i looked i couldnt find pls help me i feel really helpless. and also how will i know ki exams kab hai kya mere mail per ya phone no. per msg ayega?/ pls reply pls

    1. Hi Srishti,
      You will be notified once the Admit Card is released by the commission. Keep checking SSC CHSL Admit Card Page and SSC CHSL Notification for regular updates. And, yes you will receive a mail and msg on the registered mail ID and Phone number for important notifications.

  4. Bhim Singh Gurjar


    1. Hi,
      as per the latest SSC CHSL notification released by SSC, the SSC CHSL Exam Tier I 2019 is now scheduled from October 12th 2020. You can check the relevant details on the SSC CHLS Exam Date page.

  5. Namste sir
    SSS CHSl tier 1st Exam kab Hoga

    1. Hi,
      SSC CHSL Exam Tier I exam is scheduled from October 12th 2020. Check SSC CHSL Exam Date for further details.

  6. diploma passout students are eligible for CHSL?

    1. Hi,
      A candidate should complete his/her degree/diploma in Civil/Electrical/Mechanical engineering to apply for CHAL exam.

  7. SSS CHSL mein interview hota hai

    1. Hi,
      There is no Interview or Personality test in SSC CHSL exam.

  8. Hi,
    Please keep track of SSC CHSL Admit Card for the latest updates regarding the admit card.

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