SSC CHSL Exam 2021 – The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) has issued the notification of the Combined Higher Secondary (10+2) Level Examination 2021. The detailed Notification PDF has been released on 01 February 2022 on the official website. The online application process for SSC CHSL 2021 exam has been started on 01-02-2022 and the last date to apply online for CHSL Exam 2021 is 07-03-2022 (23:00).
Last Date- 07-03-2022 (23:00)
The Commission will hold CHSL-2021 for filling up the Lower Divisional Clerk/ Junior Secretariat Assistant, Postal Assistant/ Sorting Assistant and Data Entry Operators posts for various Ministries/ Departments/ Offices of the Government of India and various Constitutional Bodies/ Statutory Bodies/ Tribunals, etc.
SSC CHSL 2021 – Quick Overview
Staff Selection Commission
LDC, JSA, PA, SA, DEO
Online & Offline
18 to 27 years
The Staff Selection Commission conducts the competitive examination for recruitment to the posts of Lower Divisional Clerk/ Junior Secretariat Assistant, Postal Assistant/ Sorting Assistant and Data Entry Operators for various Ministries/ Departments/ Offices of the Government of India and various Constitutional Bodies/ Statutory Bodies/ Tribunals, etc.
SSC CHSL Exam Pattern 2021
The SSC CHSL 2021 Exam will be conducted in four tiers, Tier-I (Computer Based Examination), Tier-II (Descriptive Paper) and Tier-III (Skill Test/ Typing Test). Read the article to get detailed knowledge about the SSC CHSL Exam Pattern 2021 and plan your strategy accordingly.
Scheme of Tier-I Examination
Tier-I will consist of 100 objective type multiple choice questions of 200 marks and the exam will be computer-based. In order to crack this exam, it is important for you to know the detailed syllabus and exam pattern.
|Name of Subjects||No. of Ques and Max Marks||Duration|
|A. General Intelligence||25 Ques and 50 Marks||60 minutes (80 Minutes for candidates eligible for scribe )|
|B. General Awareness||25 Ques and 50 Marks|
|C. Quantitative Aptitude (Basic Arithmetic Skill)||25 Ques and 50 Marks|
|D. English Language (Basic Knowledge)||25 Ques and 50 Marks|
In Tier-I, there will be a negative marking of 0.50 for each wrong answer. It is true that knowing about the pattern will help a candidate to prepare for the exam in a better way. Aspirants can check out all the important information like the marking scheme, paper pattern, total marks, and syllabus.
Scheme of Tier-II Examination
The Paper in Tier-II (Descriptive Paper) will have to be written either in Hindi or in English. Part paper written in Hindi and Part in English will be awarded zero marks.
|Examination Mode/ Scheme||Maximum Marks||Duration|
|Pen and Paper mode. Descriptive Paper in English or Hindi (Writing of Essay/ Precis/ Letter/ Application etc.)||100 Marks||1 hour (20 minutes compensatory time will also be provided to the candidates eligible for scribe)|
In Tier-II, candidates must write their correct Roll Number at the prescribed places on the cover page of the Answer Book. Candidates must not write any personal identity inside the Answer Book.
Tier-III (Skill Test/ Typing Test)
In Tier-III, Skill Test/ Typing Test will be conducted. Skill Test/ Typing Test will be of qualifying nature.
Skill Test for Data Entry Operator: Skill Test is mandatory for Data Entry Operators. No candidate is exempted from appearing in the Skill Test. Data Entry Speed of 8,000 (Eight Thousand) Key Depressions per hour on Computer will be adjudged on the basis of the correct entry of words/ key depressions as per the given passage. The duration of the Test will be 15 (Fifteen) minutes and printed matter in English containing about 2000-2200 key-depressions would be given to each candidate who would enter the same in the Computer. The passage to be entered in the Computer may also be displayed on the computer screen.
Skill Test for Data Entry Operator Grade-A: The speed of 15000 (Fifteen Thousand) Key Depressions per hour on Computer will be adjudged on the basis of the correct entry of words/ key depressions as per the given passage. The duration of the Test will be 15 (Fifteen) minutes and printed matter in English containing about 3700-4000 key-depressions would be given to each candidate who would enter the same in the Computer. The passage to be entered in the Computer may also be displayed on the computer screen.
Typing Test for LDC/ JSA and Postal Assistant/ Sorting Assistant: The medium of Typing Test will be Hindi or English. The candidates will have to opt for the medium of Typing Test (i.e. either Hindi or English) in the online Application Form. Candidates opting for the English medium should have a typing speed of 35 words per minute (w.p.m.) and those opting for the Hindi medium should have a typing speed of 30 words per minute (w.p.m.). 35 w.p.m. and 30 w.p.m. correspond to about 10500 key depressions per hour and about 9000 key depressions per hour respectively. The speed will be adjudged on the accuracy of typing on the Computer of a given text passage in 10 minutes.
Document Verification (DV)
All the candidates who are qualified in CHSL TIER 1, TIER 2, and TIER 3 will have to go into Document Verification. Below is the list of documents you need to carry while going for the document verification process in the SSC CHSL exam.
SSC CHSL Document Verification Checklist
|Sr.No||List of Documents|
|1.||Matriculation/ Secondary Certificate.|
|2.||Educational Qualification Certificate.|
|3.||Caste/ Category Certificate, if belongs to reserved categories.|
|4.||Persons with Disabilities Certificate in the required format, if applicable.|
|5.||For Ex-Servicemen (ESM):|
i) Serving Defence Personnel Certificate
iii) Discharge Certificate if discharged from the Armed Forces.
|6.||Relevant Certificate if seeking any age relaxation|
|7.||No Objection Certificate, in a case already employed in Government/ Government undertakings.|
|8.||A candidate who claims change in name after matriculation on marriage or remarriage or divorce, etc. the following documents shall be submitted:|
i) In case of marriage of women: Photocopy of Husband’s passport showing names of spouses or an attested copy of the marriage certificate issued by the Registrar of Marriage or an Affidavit from husband and wife along with a joint photograph duly sworn before the Oath Commissioner.
ii) In case of re-marriage of women: Divorce Deed/ Death Certificate as the case may be in respect of the first spouse; and photocopy of present husband’s passport showing names of spouse or an attested copy of marriage certificate issued by the Registrar of Marriage or an Affidavit from the husband and wife along with the joint photograph duly sworn before the Oath Commissioner.
iii) In case of divorce of women: Certified copy of Divorce Decree and Deed Poll/ Affidavit duly sworn before the Oath Commissioner.
iv) In other circumstances for change of name for both male and female: Deed Poll/ Affidavit duly sworn before the Oath Commissioner and paper cuttings of two leading daily newspapers in original (One daily newspaper should be of the area of applicant’s permanent and present address or nearby area) and Gazette Notification.
|9.||Any other document specified in the Admission Certificate for DV.|
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SSC CHSL Eligibility
SSC CHSL Eligibility Criteria depend upon the age group, nationality, educational qualification of the students, which is set by the Staff Selection Commission. Eligibility criteria vary as per the post for SSC CHSL exam 2021. Candidates applying must hold at least a 12th Standard or equivalent examination from a recognized Board or University. Also, the minimum and maximum age to apply varies between 18 years and 27 years. The willing candidates must check the detailed eligibility criteria and start preparing for the exam.
SSC CHSL Exam 2021 Syllabus
The Tier-1 exam of SSC CHSL 2021 is scheduled to be conducted in May 2022. Candidates who are planning to prepare for the SSC CHSL exam have to go through with the latest SSC CHSL Exam 2021 Syllabus to perform well in this exam. The complete knowledge of the SSC Combined Higher Secondary (10+2) Level Examination Syllabus & exam pattern for Tier-I, Tier-II & III Exam is necessary to prepare effectively for this exam.
|General Intelligence||It would include questions of both verbal and nonverbal types. The test will include questions on 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 de-coding, Numerical Operations, Other sub-topics if any.|
|General Awareness||Questions are designed to test the candidate’s general awareness of the environment around him and its application to society. Questions are also designed to test knowledge of current events and of such matters of everyday observation and experience in their scientific aspect as may be expected of an educated person. The test will also include questions relating to India and its neighbouring countries especially pertaining to History, Culture, Geography, Economic Scene, General policy and scientific research.|
|Quantitative Aptitude||(i) Number Systems: Computation of Whole Number, Decimal and Fractions, Relationship between numbers.|
(ii) 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.
(iii) Algebra: Basic algebraic identities of School Algebra and Elementary surds (simple problems) and Graphs of Linear Equations.
(iv) Geometry: Familiarity with elementary geometric figures and facts: Triangle and its various kinds of centres, Congruence and similarity of triangles, Circle and its chords, tangents, angles subtended by chords of a circle, common tangents to two or more circles.
(v) Mensuration: Triangle, Quadrilaterals, Regular Polygons, Circle, Right Prism, Right Circular Cone, Right Circular Cylinder, Sphere, Hemispheres, Rectangular Parallelepiped, Regular Right Pyramid with triangular or square Base.
(vi) Trigonometry: Trigonometry, Trigonometric ratios, Complementary angles, Height and distances (simple problems only) Standard Identities like sin2? + Cos2?=1 etc.,
(vii) Statistical Charts: Use of Tables and Graphs: Histogram, Frequency polygon, Bar-diagram, Pie-chart.
|English Language||Spot the Error, Fill in the Blanks, Synonyms/ Homonyms, Antonyms, Spellings/ Detecting misspelt 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.|
There will be no component of Maps/ Graphs/ Diagrams/ Statistical Data in the General Intelligence and Quantitative Aptitude parts.
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SSC CHSL 2021 Admit Card
Candidates can download the SSC CHSL Exam Hall Ticket from our Admit Cards page. SSC CHSL Admit Card 2021 will contain details such as the name of the candidate, roll number, photograph, signature and date of the exam, time, centre name. It is important to note that candidates need to carry their admit cards along with them to the exam centre. No hard copy of admit cards will be issued to any candidate.
SSC CHSL 2021 Result
The result of the SSC CHSL Exam will be released after the completion of each tier. Candidates can check the result in the file uploaded by the Commission with their respective roll numbers. Must visit SSC Results Page to check SSC CHSL 2021 Result.
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