Exam Date : 4th March 2019 To 26th March 2019
Result Date : 2nd May 2019

SSC CHSL 2019 

SSC CHSL 2019-Introduction

  • About: SSC CHSL 2019 is a combined higher secondary education conducted by staff selection commission every year for the recruitment in various ministries/departments/organizations of the government sectors. SSC also conducts CHSL (Commission Combined Higher Secondary Level Examination) exams to fill clerical exams in various government departments

  • Grandiosity: SSC CHSL is a national level exam, hence a large number of people take up this examination to secure government jobs after the completion of +2

  • Headquarters: The main headquarters of SSC is situated at New Delhi and it has sub-regional offices at Allahabad, Mumbai, Kolkata, Guwahati, Chennai, and Bengaluru.

  • Vacancies: The SSC committee announces approximately 3259 posts every year in the following departments

    • Lower Divisional Clerk:898

    • postal/sorting assistance:2359

    • data entry operator: 2

  • Exam phases: The SSC CHSL 2019 will be conducted in 3 phases/stages

    • Tier I: Tier I will be an online exam and the candidates clearing this phase will be shortlisted for Tier II.

    • Tier II: Tier II will be an offline exam and the candidates clearing this stage will be shortlisted for Tier III.

    • Tier III: Tier III will be the final phase and a skill-based test and the qualifying candidates will be shortlisted for document verification for recruitment

SSC CHSL 2019- Highlights



Exam Name

Staff Selection Commission Combined Higher Secondary Level Examination


Conducting Body

Staff Selection Commission


SSC CHSL Exam level

National Level Test

SSC CHSL Exam Dates

4th March 2019 - 8th July 2019 (tentative)

Eligibility Criteria

(+)2 pass out

Mode of Application


Application Website

Exam Mode

Tier 1- Online

Tier 2- Offline

Tier 3- Skill Based Test


Tier 1: 75 minutes

Tier 2: 60 minutes

SSC CHSL 2019 Important Dates

  • Application: The SSC CHSL 2019 Application form will be available from 19th January 2019 until 18th February 2019 in the Official SSC website.

  • Exam: The SSC CHSL exam dates 2019 will be from 4th March to 26th March 2019. 

  • Results: The SSC CHSL 2019 exam results will be announced on 2nd May 2019.

  • Check SSC CHSL 2019 Important Dates to know more about SSC CHSL exam dates, admit card release date and results.

SSC CHSL 2019 Eligibility

  • Nationality: 
    • A candidate must be a citizen of India.

    • Candidate can be a subject of Nepal or Bhutan.

    • A candidate can be Tibetan Refugee who came to India before 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, Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia and Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India.

  • Age-limit: The candidate applying for SSC CHSL exam 2019 should not be more than 27 years of age until the date of application. However, relaxation in upper age limit will be provided for candidates from reserved categories.

  • Qualification: 
    • The candidate applying for SSC CHSL 2019 should have passed 10+2 from the recognized board/university or an equivalent class.

    • Candidates applying for the position of data entry operator in the Office of Comptroller and Auditor General of India (C&AG) must be 12th Standard pass in Science stream with Mathematics as a subject from a recognized Board or equivalent.

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SSC CHSL 2019 Application Form

  • Availability: The application form for SSC CHSL exam 2019 will be available from 19th January 2019 to 18th February 2019.

  • Application Process: The SSC CHSL 2019 application can be divided as registration, form filling, uploading, and payment.

  • Application Fee: 

    • The application fee for SSC CHSL 2019 is Rs. 100/- 

    • Candidates belonging to reserved categories (SC/ST/OBC/PWD) are exempted from paying the application fees.

    • Female candidates, as well as Ex-Servicemen, are also exempted from paying the SSC CHSL exam fees.

  • Fee payment: Candidates can pay the fee through SBI Challan/Net banking and any credit or debit cards.


  • Candidates photographs must be more than 30 kb and less than 50 kb with a resolution of 100-pixel width and 120-pixel height.

  • Candidates signature must be more than 1 kb and less than 12 kb with a resolution of 140-pixel width by 60-pixel height. The signature must be uploaded in jpg format.

  • Request for change/correction in the Application Form will not be entertained under any circumstances.

SSC CHSL 2019 Application Process

  • Visit the official SSC CHSL website.

  • Candidates who meet the SSC CHSL 2019 eligibility can register for the exam.

  • Next, fill all the required personal and educational details.

  • Upload scanned copy of recent photograph and signature in the required format.

  • Make the payment in the online/offline mode.

  • Before submitting, candidates are advised to check the application form properly and then click submit.

Know more about SSC CHSL 2019 Application Process

SSC CHSL 2019 Admit Card

  • Availability: The SSC CHSL 2019 Admit Card will be available on the official website from 26th February 2019 

  • Mandatory: The Admit card must be downloaded and the print out should be carried to the exam centers without fail.

Steps to download SSC CHSL Admit Card 2019:

  • Visit the official website.

  • Click the admit card link.

  • Next, choose the region, and click on the region's link to access the admit card.

  • Enter required details like roll number and date of birth.

  • Admit card page will be displayed.

  • Download and save the admit card.

know more about SSC CHSL 2019 Admit Card

SSC CHSL 2019 Results

  • Availability:  The SSC CHSL 2019 results will be declared on the official website on 2nd May 2019 

  • Date: The SSC exam results will be declared separately for all three Tiers and it will be notified by the SSC committee.

  • Process: The candidate has to clear all the three tiers of the CHSL exam to complete the recruitment process. 

Steps to check SSC CHSL 2019 Results:

  • Visit the official website.

  • Click on the latest updates.

  • Click on the "Result link", Combined Higher Secondary (10+2) Examination, Tier-I 2019 Results

  • A pdf file will open with the results as per the registration numbers.

  • Find your Resister Number and Name 

  • Download the PDF and Take the printout for future reference.

  • Know more about SSC CHSL 2019 Results

SSC CHSL 2019 Exam Pattern

SSC CHSL exam pattern is different for three tiers. Candidates should clear all three levels to get selected.

  • Tier I: Computer-Based Written Exam - Objective Type (Online Exam).

  • Tier II: Written Exam - Descriptive Paper (Offline Exam).

  • Tier III: Typing Test/Skill Test.

SSC CHSL 2019 Exam Pattern - Tier I:

Mode Online 
Duration One hour
Paper Medium Hindi/English
Total Number Of Questions 100
Total Marks 200
Negative Marking 0.50 is deducted for every wrong answer

1.General Intelligence

2.English Language

3.Quantitative Aptitude.

4.General Awareness/General Knowledge

SSC CHSL 2019 Exam Pattern - Tier II:

Mode Offline
Paper Type Descriptive 
Duration  One hour
Marks 100 Marks
Medium Hindi/English
Qualifying marks  A minimum of 33 % to qualify for the tier 3 exam.

SSC CHSL 2019 Exam Pattern - Tier III:

  • Type: The Skill Test / Typing Test would be of qualifying nature

  • Requirements: Data Entry Speed of 8,000 Key Depressions per hour on the computer is required.

  • Duration: The duration of the said Test is about 15 minutes and printed matter in English will contain about 2000-2200 strokes.

  • Final Merit: The final merit of the candidates would be determined on the basis of the total score obtained by them in Tier-I and Tier-II rounds.

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SSC CHSL 2019 Vacancy

  • Job Profile: The SSC CHSL 2019 will be conducted for the post of Lower Division Clerk, Court Clerk, Postal/Sorting Assistant and Data Entry Operator.

  • Vacancies: The SSC CHSL 2019 official notification is yet to be released and the committee may declare around 3259 Vacancies. 

  • The below table shows the vacancies in 2017-18 and 2016-17 respectively.


Post's Name

Vacancies in 2017-18

Vacancies in 2016-17


Lower Division Clerk (LDC)/Junior Secretariat Assistant (JSA)




Postal Assistant (PA)/Sorting Assistant (SA)




Data Entry Operator (DEO) in CAG




Court Clerks




DEO in Other Dept.







SSC CHSL 2019 Recruitment

  • Stages: Candidates will have to clear all the three exam tiers in SSC CHSL 2019 order to be appointed to the post of their preference.

  • Pay scale: A Lower Division Clerk (LDC)/ Junior Secretariat Assistant (JSA) will be offered a Level 1 payment of INR 5200 to 20200 and grade pay of INR 1900.  

  • Promotions: The SSC promotions will include the increment of Rs 2800/-  for each promotion.

The table below shows the Remuneration for various posts:

Post's Name

Pay Scale

Grade Pay

Pay Band

Lower Division Clerk (LDC)/Junior Secretariat Assistant (JSA)

Rs. 5200-20200



Postal Assistant (PA)/Sorting Assistant (SA)

Rs. 5200-20200

Rs. 2400

Data Entry Operator (DEO) in CAG

Rs. 5200-20200

Rs. 2400

Court Clerks

Rs. 5200-20200

Rs. 1900

DEO in Other Dept.

Rs. 8000/-

Rs. 2400


Q: What is SSC CHSL exam?

Combined Higher Secondary Level (CHSL) exam is conducted by Staff Selection Commission (SSC)  in order to recruit candidates for the posts of Lower Divisional Clerk (LDC)/ Postal Assistant (PA), /Junior Secretariat Assistant (JSA), / Sorting Assistant (SA), and Data Entry Operator (DEO).

Q: What is the expected vacancy in SSC CHSL 2019 exam?

The SSC committee announces approximately 3259 posts every year in the following departments:

  • Lower Divisional Clerk:898

  • postal/sorting assistance:2359

  • data entry operator: 2

Q: How to download the admit card?

Candidates can download the admit card by visiting the official website and duly entering Roll number and DOB (Date of Birth).

Q: What is the Exam Pattern?

SSC CHSL 2019 Exam is conducted in three levels :

  • Computer-Based Written Exam - Objective Type (Online Exam).

  • Written Exam - Descriptive Paper (Offline Exam).

  • Typing Test/Skill Test.

Q: What is the age limit to appear for the exam?

Candidates below 25 years of age can apply for the CHSL exam

Q: What is the frequency of SSC CHSL?

SSC CHSL exam is conducted only once a year.

Q: How to apply for SSC CHSL 2019?

Candidates can apply only in online mode. Application Form will be available on the official website from 19th January 2019 

Q: What is the SSC CHSL 2019 Application Fee?

Candidates should pay Rs 100 /- as CHSL exam application fee.

Q: What is the Eligibility Criteria?

To appear for SSC CHSL candidates must have passed 12th Standard or equivalent examination from a recognized Board or University.

Q: Is there any negative marking?

Yes, there is negative marking and 0.50 marks is deducted for every wrong answer.

Q: What is the age relaxation for reserved categories?

There is age relaxation for reserved categories and candidates can refer to SSC CHSL 2019 Eligibility section to know in detail.

Q: What is the mode of SSC CHSL 2019 exam?

Tier I (Objective Type Exam) will be conducted in online mode and Tier II (Descriptive Type) will be conducted in offline mode.


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SSC CHSL 2019 Important Dates

  • Application: The SSC CHSL 2019 Applications will be available on the official website from 19th January 2019 till 18th February 2019 
  • Exam: The SSC CHSL 2019 will be from 4th March 2019 till 26th March 2019 

  • Results: The results will be officially declared by SSC on 2nd May 2019 on SSC website.

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SSC CHSL 2019 Eligibility

  • Qualification: The candidate must have passed class 12 from any recognized board/university or any equivalent class
  • Age limit: The candidate should not be more than 27 years but for reserved category and physically disabled relaxation of age is permitted.

  • Physically disabled: The physically disabled candidates will be provided with the relevant post. 

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SSC CHSL 2019 Application Process

  • Availability: The SSC CHSL 2019 Application form will be available on the official SSC website.
  • Mode: The SSC CHSL 2019 is available only through online(official website ) and is not available in offline mode.

  • Payment: The candidate needs to pay the prescribed application form fees through net banking, credit/debit card.

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