A Complete Detail About SSC CHSL 2016-2017 Exam | Result Update

SSC (Staff Selection Commission) conducts exams for one of the most-searched-for jobs in the country. The popular exam named as Combined Higher Secondary Level (CHSL) Examination is often conducted by SSC to recruit people for various posts. All these posts have been vividly described in the article mentioned below. The registration process of the Combined Higher Secondary Level (CHSL) Examination has started from 8 October 2016. Further details of the examination are mentioned in the article below. With SSC CHSL tier 1 result date around the corner people are looking for all the necessary information that they can get from the internet and we have got it all!

People who are unaware of the details of the Combined Higher Secondary Level (CHSL) Examination can get all the necessary information from this article. Apart from news regarding SSC CHSL Tier 1 result, our site also includes details regarding SSC CHSL tier 1 result 2016 (for people who are interested to know the trend of last year), various posts, a number of vacancies in each post, pay grade of each post etc. You can get anything and everything you want to know about the Combined Higher Secondary Level (CHSL) Examination right here.

Just like various government jobs, the various posts offered by SSC also have reservations and special arrangements for various categories like SC/ST/OBC/ExS/PH. The reservation for various categories is as per government regulations.

Here is a list of the permissible length of disability for the physically challenged persons for the respective posts:

  • Postal Assistant/Sorting Assistant: One Leg affected (OL), One Arm affected (OA), One Arm One Leg affected (OAL), Both Leg Affected but not Arm (BL), Muscular weakness and limited Physical endurance (MW), Blind(B), Low Vision (LV), Hearing Handicapped (HH) are eligible for the post of Postal Assistant/Sorting Assistant.
  • Data Entry Operator: One Arm Affected (OA), One Leg Affected (OL), One arm and one leg affected (OAL), Both Leg Affected (BL), Hearing Handicapped (HH) and Low Vision (LV) are eligible for the post of Data Entry Operator.
  • Lower Division Clerk: One Arm Affected (OA), Both Legs Affected (BL), One Leg Affected (OL), One arm and one leg Affected (OAL), Blind (B), Low Vision (LV) & Hearing Handicapped (HH), are eligible for the post of Lower Division Clerk.
  • Court Clerk: One Arm Affected (OA), Both Legs Affected (BL), One Leg Affected (OL), One arm and one leg Affected (OAL) and Low Vision (LV) are eligible for the post of Court Clerk.

Combined Higher Secondary Level (CHSL) Examination eligibility criteria:

Let us first discuss the eligibility criteria of the Combined Higher Secondary Level (CHSL) Examination. Any person who has passed the 12 th board examination be it CBSE, CHSE or State Board, can apply for the Combined Higher Secondary Level (CHSL) Examination.

People belonging to the following category can apply for the examination

  • a citizen of India
  • a subject of Nepal
  • a subject of Bhutan
  • a Tibetan refugee who came over to India, before the 1st January 1962, with the intention of permanently settling in India
  • a person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, East African countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania(Formerly Tanganyika and Zanzibar), Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia and Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India.

People belonging to any of the last four categories have to produce the necessary certificate of eligibility during the appointment process. They will be allowed to give the examination but will only be appointed when they produce the certificate of eligibility granted to them by the Government of India.

The age limit for the examination is 18-27 years as on 01.01.2017 (Candidates born not before 02-01-1990 and not later than 01-01-1999).

Combined Higher Secondary Level (CHSL) Examination Admit Card:

People who have registered for the examination can now download their SSC admit cards from the official site. The SSC admit card for the Combined Higher Secondary Level (CHSL) Examination is already made available on the official site. So you can easily download it from the site. Without the admit card you won’t be able to attend the examination. So it is very important for the registered personnel to download the admit card from the official site, take a print out of it and then go to the examination hall with it. In this article, we have also provided the link for the admit card right here. Just click on the below-mentioned link to go to the official site.

Then click on the download admit card button. Enter your credentials for the CHSL examination and then you can download your admit card for the examination.

The admit card is available in Region Wise distinction. The various regions on the basis of which admit cards are available are:

  • SSC Northern Region (NR) Rajasthan, Delhi, Uttarakhand
  • SSC Eastern Region (ER) West Bengal, Odisha, Jharkhand, A&N Island, Sikkim
  • SSC Karnataka Region (KKR) Karnataka, Kerala
  • SSC Southern Region (SR) Andhra Pradesh, Pondicherry, Tamil Nadu
  • SSC North Western Region (NWR) Haryana, Punjab, J&K, Himachal Pradesh
  • SSC North Eastern Region (NER) Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur, Meghalaya, Tripura, Nagaland, Mizoram
  • SSC Western Region (WR) Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa
  • SSC Madhya Pradesh Region (MPR) Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh
  • SSC Central Region (CR) Uttar Pradesh, Bihar

Ppay scale of SSC CHSL 2016 each post:

Post Grade Pay Gross Salary In Hand Salary
Court Clerk 1900 Rs. 22,392 – 26,026 Rs. 18,777 – 22,411
LDC (Low Division Clerk) 1900 Rs. 22,392 – 26,026 Rs. 18,777 – 22,411
DEO (Data Entry Operator) 2400 Rs. 29,340 – 35,220 Rs. 25,165 – 31,045
Postal Assistant / Sorting Assistant 2400 Rs. 29,340 – 35,220 Rs. 25,165 – 31,045

The number of vacancies in each of the post mentioned above are as follows:

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

The entire procedure for the recruitment process of the above-mentioned posts includes a three-tier examination level. In this article all the three tiers of examination have been extensively described Let us first know more about the first tier, i.e. SSC CHSL Tier 1 result and everything related to it. The examination is multiple choice type. Each question would have four options as answers and you have to choose the right one among them.

The SSC CHSL Tier 1 result is completely dependent upon how cleverly you answer the questions and which ones to leave. Yes, guys, you read that right! The examination also has negative marking in it. For every right answer you get awarded with two marks and for every wrong answer, 0.5 marks are deducted. So it won’t be a smart move to answer all the question by guess attempting the ones you are unable to solve.

SSC CHSL Tier 1 Examination details:

  • Exam date: 07.01.2017-05.02.2017
  • Multiple Choice questions
  • Online (computer based) examination
  • Two marks for every correct answer
  • 5 mark will be deducted for every wrong answer
  • Total of 100 question
  • Total marks of the examination is 200
  • Duration of the exam is 75 minutes
  • The entire question paper will be divided into four sections:
  • (Part-1) General Intelligence-25 questions
  • (Part-2) English Language-25 questions
  • (Part-3) Quantitative Aptitude-25 questions
  • (Part-4) General Awareness / General Knowledge-25 questions
  • The questions mentioned in the first, third and fourth section of the question paper will be available in English and Hindi.
  • The exam will be held either in two batches per day or in three batches per day depending upon the center assigned:

SSC CHSL Tier 1 Timing for 2 Batches/day:

1st batch: 10 AM-11.15AM

2nd Batch: 4.15PM-5.30PM

SSC CHSL Tier 1 Timing for 3 batches/day:

1st Batch: 10 AM-11.15AM

2nd Batch: 1.15PM-2.30PM

3rd Batch: 4.15PM-5.30PM

Now that we know the basics about the tier 1 exam, let us know about the syllabus of the exam. On the day of release of SSC CHSL tier 1 result, you can check the result from here as we will publish the link for the SSC CHSL tier 1 result as soon as the result gets released.

The SSC CHSL exam constitutes of the following portions:

1. General Intelligence: Both verbal and nonverbal questions are included in this. Semantic Analogy, Symbolic operations, Symbolic/Number Analogy, Trends, Figural Analogy, Space Orientation ,Semantic Classification, Venn Diagrams, Symbolic/Number Classification, Drawing inferences ,Figural Classification ,Punched hole/pattern-folding & unfolding , Semantic Series, Figural Pattern –folding and completion, Number Series, Embedded figures, Figural Series, Critical Thinking, Problem Solving, Emotional Intelligence, Word Building, Social Intelligence, Coding and decoding

English Language Spot the Error, Fill in the Blanks, Synonyms/Homonyms, Antonyms,

Spellings/ Detecting Miss spelled words, Idioms & Phrases, One word substitution,

Improvement of Sentences, Active/Passive Voice of Verbs, Conversion into Direct/Indirect

narration, Shuffling of Sentence parts, Shuffling of Sentences in a passage, Cloze Passage,

Comprehension Passage

2. Quantitative Aptitude:

  • Number Systems
  • Fundamental arithmetical operations: Percentages, Ratio, and Proportion, Square roots,

Averages, Interest (Simple and Compound), Profit and Loss, Discount, Partnership

Business, Mixture and Allegation, Time and distance, Time and work

  • Algebra: Algebra and Elementary surds, Graphs of Linear Equations
  • Geometry: Triangle and its various kinds of centers, Congruence and similarity of triangles, Circle and its chords, tangents, angles subtended by chords of a circle, common tangents to two or more circles
  • Mensuration: Various polygons and question related to their properties
  • Trigonometry: Trigonometric ratios, Complementary angles, Standard Identities
  • Statistical Charts: Tables and Graphs
  • General Awareness/ General Knowledge: History, Culture, Geography, Economic Scene, General policy and scientific research related questions

Here is a list of instructions to be followed while going to attempt the SSC CHSL Tier 1 exam:

  • Candidates should write the indicate the answers with their own hand.

  • Metric systems of weights and measures can only be used.

  • Use of mobile phone, calculator and other electronic gadgets and their accessories are restricted.

  • The Candidates are advised not to use any kind of unfair method in the examination hall

  • If any candidate belonging to visually handicapped (VH) category does not write and shade the category code properly, they will be treated as not belonging to VH category.

On the day of SSC CHSL tier 1 result, you can get the link for the result right here at our site. Same goes for the results of tier 2 and tier 3 examinations. Here are the details regarding Tier 2 and Tier 3 examination in detail:

SSC CHSL Tier 2 Examination details:

After achieving more than the cutoff marks in the SSC CHSL tier 1 result, You will be eligible to sit for the SSC CHSL tier 2 examination. Here are some of the details regarding the Tier 2 exam which is quite different from the tier 1:

  • Offline mode of examination(Pen and Paper type)
  • Descriptive type examination
  • Essay writing, application writing, letter writing etc. Skills are to be tested in the exam
  • Exam duration is 1 hour
  • Exam carries 100 marks
  • The exam can be attempted in two languages; i.e. Hindi or English

In case there is a tie (two or more people score the same number in the SSC CHSL tier 1 result and SSC CHSL tier 2 result), the tie is broken in the following means:

  • Marks in the first part of the written examination will be given preference. The one who scores more in that will be placed higher.
  • Date of birth of the candidates, with older candidates, placed higher.
  • Alphabetical order in which first names of the candidates appear.

SSC CHSL Tier 3 Examination details:

The Tier 3 examination is a skill test cum typing test.

Typing test: People who are interested in going for the posts Postal Assistant/Sorting Assistant, LDC and Court Clerk posts, have to pass the typing test. A person who has passed the tier 1 and 2 examinations will be allowed to sit in this exam. A person who wishes to give the test in English, he/she should have a typing speed of 35 words per minute. If the person attempts the examination in Hindi, then he/ she should have a typing speed of about 30 words per minute.

This test is a qualifying type of test. Normal candidates will be given a time limit of 10 minutes in which their typing accuracy on the computer will be adjudged. Visually handicapped candidates will be provided with thirty minutes of total time for the typing test. 35 words per minute and 30 words per minute corresponds to 10500 key depressions per hour and 9000 key depressions per hour respectively.

Skill Test for SSC CHSL Tier 3:

People who have applied for the Data Entry Operator post should pass the Skill test of SSC CHSL Tier 3 examination. Their data entry speed should be more than 8000 key depressions per hour on the computer. Duration of the test will be 15 minutes and the data entry will be adjudged based on the correct entry of words or key depressions as per the provided passage.

People with any kind of deformity which affects their writing speed will be provided 35 minutes of compensation time. The people attempting the Skill Test will qualify the test only if they have the desired speed of data entry on the computer, It is kind of a qualifying type examination.

Now that you are aware of what the SSC CHSL Examination is all about, let’s discuss how can you apply for the same.

The process of application for the SSC CHSL Examination 2017:

You can apply for the examination through online procedure. SSC has released a simple online application form for the exam. Candidates have to first get themselves registered for the exam. Once the registration process is completed, they can log into the site anytime before the last date to complete their application form. For logging into the system you need to carefully preserve the Registration ID and password for the same provided during the registration process.

SSC CHSL tier 1 result

You can fill in the application and complete the payment process between 08.10.2016-07.11.2016 (5.00PM). Coming to the modes of payment for the examination, there are two ways in which you can pay the fees for the examination. You can either pay the fees for the exam through debit card or else you can use SBI challan by making the payment at any designated branch of SBI within the working hours of bank up to 07.11.2016. The challan has to be generated by them before 5.00 PM of 04.11.2016.The challan generation facility will be available up to 04.11.2016 (05:00 PM) only.

You can submit your application at http://ssconline.nic.in. The candidate must fill in all the necessary details else their application might get rejected by the board. The size of the photograph should be less than 50 kb but should be more than 30 kb. It should have a resolution of 100 pixels in width to 120 pixels in height. The signature uploaded must be in JPEG format. The size of the signature should be more than 1 kb but should be less than 12 kb. The resolution of the signature must be 140-pixel width and 60-pixel height. Candidates should read the instructions carefully before filling in the application form. Any application form with blurred images or signature will be rejected.

SSC CHSL tier 1 result:

We Will Update this section when SSC CHSL tier 1 result will be declared so stay connected with us.

For more details on the SSC CHSL Tier 1 result 2016, SSC CHSL Tier 1 result 2017, SSC CHSL Tier 2 and 3 results, etc. keep an eye on this corner. We will keep you guys updated with any information regarding the SSC CHSL examination 2017.