SSC CHSL 2022 Exam: SSC CHSL is a national-level government exam conducted every year by the Staff Selection Commission to select Higher Secondary qualified students for various departments and offices of the Indian government. Every year thousands of vacancies are filled by SSC in Government departments through SSC CHSL Exam and lakhs of candidates apply for this exam. The SSC CHSL will be conducted for the recruitment of eligible candidates in different government departments, offices and ministries for different posts like Lower Divisional Clerk (LDC), Junior Secretariat Assistant (JSA), Postal Assistants(PA), Sorting Assistants(SA), Data Entry Operator (DEO), Data Entry Operator Grade A across ministries and government offices.

SSC CHSL 2022 Exam

The Staff Selection Commission conducts the SSC CHSL exam every year for recruitment in various Ministries/ Departments/ Organizations of the Government of India. The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) conducts the Combined Higher Secondary Level (CHSL, 10+2) Exam for recruitment to various posts like:

Postal Assistants(PA)/ Sorting Assistants(SA)

• Data Entry Operator (DEO)

• Lower Divisional Clerk (LDC)/ Junior Secretariat Assistant (JSA)

• Data Entry Operator (Grade A)

SSC CHSL Tier 2 Exam Date 2022 Out

The detailed exam schedule for SSC CHSL 2022 exam has been released by the Commission. The descriptive examination for SSC CHSL 2022 Tier-2 exam date has been announced on 05th August 2022. As per SSC Exam Date Notice, SSC CHSL Tier 2 Exam is scheduled for 18th September 2022.

SSC CHSL 2022- Important Dates

The exam schedule for the SSC CHSL 2022 exam has been published by SSC along with its Official SSC Exam Calendar 2022. The SSC CHSL Tier-2 descriptive exam is to be conducted on 18th September 2022. Please note down the important dates related to SSC CHSL 2022 Exam:

ActivityDates
SSC CHSL 2022 Notification01st February 2022
SSC CHSL Registration Process01st February 2022
Last Date to Apply for SSC CHSL 202207th March 2022
SSC CHSL Tier 1 Application Status11th May 2022
SSC CHSL Tier-1 Admit Card 11th May 2022
SSC CHSL Exam Date 2022 (Tier-1)24th May to 10th June 2022
SSC CHSL Tier 1 Answer Key22nd June 2022
Raise Objection 22nd June to 27th June 2022
SSC CHSL Result for Tier-1 04th August 2022
SSC CHSL Tier-1 Final Answer Key16th August 2022
SSC CHSL Tier-1 Marks11th August 2022
SSC CHSL Tier-2 Admit Card 2022September 2022
SSC CHSL Exam Date 2022 (Tier-2)18th September 2022

SSC CHSL 2022 Marks & Score Card Out

As you know the SSC CHSL 2022 tier 1 exam was conducted from 24th May to 10th June 2022. SSC CHSL tier-1 Marks & Score Card has been released by SSC on 11th August 2022. All candidates who appeared for this exam can check their SSC CHSL Marks by clicking on the link given below.

SSC CHSL Marks 2022 Out for Tier 1 Exam- Click to Check

SSC CHSL Recruitment 2022 

SSC CHSL (10+2) exam includes Lower Division Clerk, Junior Secretariat Assistant, Postal Assistant, Sorting Assistant, and Data Entry Operator posts. SSC will select and recommend candidates for Assistants / Clerks posts through a computer-based test, descriptive paper, and skill test, or typing test. The SSC CHSL exam is held in 3 stages called (Tiers). While the first one is online the latter two are offline exams. The entire process of registration and communication happens online through the official website of SSC CHSL. Candidates must qualify for each stage of the SSC CHSL exam to proceed to the next one, before being finally selected. SSC has released the SSC Calendar 2022 for all SSC exams. 

SSC CHSL 2022 Notification

Staff Selection Commission (SSC) has released the Official Notification for the SSC CHSL 2022 exam for the post of Lower Divisional Clerk (LDC)/ Junior Secretariat Assistant (JSA), Postal Assistant/ Sorting Assistant (PA/SA) and Data Entry Operator(DEO) on 01st February 2022. The Official Recruitment Notification has been released in PDF format, so all candidates are advised to click on the link given below to download Official Notification SSC CHSL 2022 Recruitment.

SSC CHSL 2022 Official Notification: Download PDF

SSC CHSL 2022 Online Form

The online application process for SSC CHSL 2022 exam started on 01st February 2022 along with the release of its notification. The last date to apply online SSC CHSL 2022 Exam was 07th March 2022. For more details about SSC CHSL Apply Online, click on the below link. 

SSC CHSL 2022 Apply Online Link [Inactive]

SSC CHSL 2022 Application Fee

• The required application fee for SSC CHSL 2022 is Rs. 100/-

• Exemption: No fee is required to be paid by female, SC, ST, Physically Handicapped, and Ex-Servicemen candidates.

• Applications fee should be paid only through SBI either in the form of challan or through SBI Net Banking or any other bank Credit/Debit Card. The Challan form will be generated online.

• To pay a fee in cash, the candidate should take a printout of challan generated online after the completion of Part-1 registration. Deposit the requisite fee in any branch of SBI and then continue with the Part-2 registration.

• Those candidates who want to pay online can go directly to part-2 registration after completion of part-1 registration. Candidate must supply registration number and date of birth to continue to Part-2 registration.

SSC CHSL 2022 Vacancy

The total number of vacancies for the SSC CHSL 2022 exam has not been released yet. SSC will release a notice regarding SSC CHSL 2022 vacancy soon. Last Year, SSC had introduced 4893 vacancies. The Post wise vacancy are mentioned below:

SSC CHSL Last Year Vacancy (2019-20)

Post NameVacancy
LDC/ JSA1269 Vacancies
PA/ SA3598 Vacancies
DEO26 Vacancies
Total4893 Vacancies

SSC CHSL Last Year Vacancy (2018-19)

Post NameVacancy
LDC/ JSA1865 Vacancies
PA/ SA3730 Vacancies
DEO54 Vacancies
Total5649 Vacancies 

SSC CHSL 2022 Eligibility Criteria

There are 3 important eligibility criteria that a candidate must fulfil in order to be eligible for the SSC CHSL 2022 exam. The 3 parameters are given below:

1. Citizenship: A candidate must be either:

(a) a citizen of India, or
(b) a subject of Nepal, or
(c) a subject of Bhutan, or
(d) a Tibetan refugee who came over to India, before the 1st January 1962, with the intention of permanently settling in India, or
(e) 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.

2. Age Limit (as on 01/01/2022): The age limit for the posts is 18-27 years as of 01-01-2022 (i.e. Candidates born not before 01-01-1995 and not later than 01-01-2004). Permissible relaxation in the upper age limit for different categories are as below:

Code No.Category Permissible age relaxation beyond the upper age limit
 01 SC/ ST 5 years
 02 OBC 3 years
 03 Persons with Disabilities (PwD-Unreserved) 10 years
 04 PwD + OBC 13 years
 05 PwD + SC/ ST 15 years
 06 Ex-Servicemen 03 years after deduction of the military service rendered from the actual age as on the closing date.
07Candidates who had ordinarily been domiciled in the State of Jammu & Kashmir during the period from 1st January 1980 to 31st December 1989. 5 years
08Defence Personnel disabled in operation during hostilities with any foreign country or in a disturbed area and released as a consequence thereof. 3 years
09Defence Personnel disabled in operation during hostilities with any foreign country or in a disturbed area and released as a consequence thereof (SC/ ST). 8 years
10Central Government Civilian Employees: Who have rendered not less than 3 years regular and continuous service as on closing date for receipt of online applications. Up to 40 years of age 
11Central Government Civilian Employees: Who have rendered not less than 3 years regular and continuous service as on closing date for receipt of online applications (SC/ ST). Up to 45 years of age
12Widows/ Divorced Women/ Women judicially separated and who are not remarried. Up to 35 years of age 
13Widows/ Divorced Women/ Women judicially separated and who are not remarried (SC/ ST). Up to 40 years of age

3. Educational Qualification (as on 07/03/2022):

For LDC/ JSA, PA/ SA, DEO (except DEOs in C&AG): The candidates who are planning to appear in CHSL 2022 exam must have passed the 12th Standard or equivalent examination from a recognized Board or University.
For Data Entry Operator (DEO) in the Office of Comptroller and Auditor General of India (C&AG): 12th Standard pass in Science stream with Mathematics as a subject from a recognized Board or equivalent.

SSC CHSL 2022 Exam Pattern

The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) start conducting the Combined Higher Secondary Level(CHSL) in three levels for various posts:

TierTypeMode
Tier – IObjective Multiple ChoiceComputer-Based (online)
Tier – IIDescriptive Paper in English/HindiPen and Paper mode
Tier – IIISkill Test/Computer Proficiency TestWherever Applicable

Before beginning the SSC CHSL preparation, it is important to make note of changes in exam pattern and syllabus. The modifications to SSC CHSL Exam Pattern 2022 are given below:

• SSC CHSL 2022 Tier 1 exam will be conducted in online mode.

• Introduction of a descriptive paper of 100 marks within 60 minutes in pen and paper mode.

• Reduction in the time limit for examination of Tier -I from 75 minutes to 60 minutes.

• Tier III will remain the same.

• No Sectional Cut off.

Click Here to View SSC CHSL 2022 Exam Pattern

SSC CHSL 2022 Syllabus

Since the SSC CHSL is comprised of 3 different levels, we must deal with their syllabus independently.

This is an objective exam that will be conducted online. There are 4 sections in the Tier 1 exam of SSC CHSL 2022, with 100 questions that account for a total of 200 marks. The subject-wise details are given below:

SectionSubjectNo of QuestionsMax MarksExam Duration
1General Intelligence255060 minutes
2General Awareness2550
3Quantitative Aptitude (Basic Arithmetic Skill)2550
4English Language (Basic Knowledge)2550
Total100200 

SSC CHSL Tier 1 Syllabus

English Language: Spot the Error, Fill in the Blanks, Synonyms/ Homonyms, Antonyms, Spellings/ Detecting mis-spelt 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.

General Intelligence: It would include questions of both verbal and non-verbal 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, Other sub-topics, if any Numerical operations.

Quantitative Aptitude:

Number Systems: Computation of Whole Number, Decimal and Fractions, Relationship between numbers.

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: Basic algebraic identities of School Algebra and Elementary surds (simple problems) and Graphs of Linear Equations.

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.

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.

Trigonometry: Trigonometry, Trigonometric ratios, Complementary angles, Height and distances (simple problems only) Standard Identities like sin2 𝜃 + Cos2 𝜃=1 etc.,

Statistical Charts: Use of Tables and Graphs: Histogram, Frequency polygon, Bar-diagram, Pie-chart.

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

Click Here to View SSC CHSL 2022 Detailed Syllabus

Important Points:

• There is negative marking in SSC CHSL 2022 Tier 1 Exam. Giving a wrong answer to a question will lead to a penalty of 0.5 marks in all sections

• The exam duration is 75 minutes for candidates who are visually handicapped.

SSC CHSL Tier 2 Syllabus

This is a descriptive exam that is designed to test the written skills of the candidates in English/Hindi. The Paper would comprise writing of an Essay of 200-250 words and Letter/Application writing of approximately 150-200 words. The minimum qualifying marks in Tier-II would be 33 per cent. The performance in Tier-II would be included for preparing merit. The best way to prepare for the same is to read lots of articles from various newspapers. Apart from this, you need to be well aware of the pattern of Letters and Applications.

Click Here to Check  SSC CHSL Syllabus 2022

SSC CHSL 2022 Salary (Pay Scale)

The salary structure for different posts under the SSC Combined Higher Secondary Level exam is given below:

Post NamePay Scale
LDC/ JSAPay Band -1 (Rs. 5200-20200), Grade Pay: Rs.1900 (pre-revised)
PA/ SAPay Band -1 (Rs. 5200-20200), Grade Pay: Rs. 2400 (pre-revised)
DEOPay Band-1 (Rs. 5200-20200), Grade Pay: Rs. 2400 (pre-revised)
DEO Grade ‘A’ Pay Band-1 (Rs. 5200-20200), Grade Pay: Rs. 2400 (pre-revised)

SSC CHSL Salary Structure- Click to Check

SSC CHSL Salary after 7th pay commission

SSC has modified the SSC CHSL Salary Structure for all the Posts after the 7th Pay Commission. SSC CHSL Salary structure after the implementation of the 7th Pay Commission is given below:

Post Name Basic Pay HRA TA Gross Salary In  Hand City 
DEO 25500 6120 3600 35220 31045 
25500 4080 1800 31380 27205 
25500 2040 1800 29340 25165 
LDC 19900 4776 1350 26026 22411 
Court Clerk 19900 3184 900 23984 20369 
PA/SA 19900 1592 900 22392 18777 

SSC CHSL Previous Year Question Paper PDFs

SSC CHSL 2022 Admit Card

Every candidate who registers for SSC CHSL Exam 2022 within the stipulated time will be assigned an e-admit card/hall ticket/call letter that can be downloaded from the official website of SSC. The admit card for the CHSL Tier-1 exam will be released first followed by the admit card of the CHSL Tier-2 exam (administered to only those candidates who qualify for the Tier 1 exam).

Click Here to Download SSC CHSL Admit Card

More information and the download link for the admit card will be displayed post the release of the official notification for SSC CHSL 2022. Candidates are advised to keep checking this page for updates.

SSC CHSL 2022 Result

SSC CHSL Sarkari Result will be declared after the examination for different Tiers of SSC CHSL 2022 exam has been conducted. All candidates can check their SSC CHSL Result & Marks by clicking on the link mentioned below:

Click Here to View SSC CHSL Result

SSC CHSL 2022 Cut Off

To get an insight into SSC CHSL 2022 Cut-Off, we must have an idea about previous years cut-off. Have a look at the cut-off for SSC CHSL Tier I Exam 2021:

SSC CHSL 2021 Tier- 1 Cut-Off:

SSC CHSL Tier-1 Cut Off 2021
Category Cut off Marks
UR141.88884
SC114.16301
ST108.88563
OBC139.46324
EWS117.59934
ESM72.10346
OH106.37516
HH63.80870
VH93.81684
PwD – Other51.12050

Click Here to View SSC CHSL Previous Year's Cut-Off

SSC Exam Calendar 2022 Out- Click Here

SSC CHSL 2022: FAQs

The official exam date for SSC CHSL 2022 Tier-2 exam is 18th September 2022.

The official notification for SSC CHSL 2022 exam has been released 01st February 2022

All candidates can apply online for SSC CHSL 2022 Exam from 01st February to 07th March 2022 at the official website of of SSC i.e. https://ssc.nic.in/.

The last date to apply online for SSC CHSL 2022 Exam is 07th March 2022.

Yes, All tests are bilingual, i.e. available in both English and Hindi except the English Language.

Yes, there is a negative marking for wrong answers in Tier-I of SSC CHSL. 1/4th of the total marks will be deducted for the question marked wrong by the candidate.

No, There is no sectional timing in SSC CHSL Exam. The total duration of Tier-I exam is 60 minutes.

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