Exam Date : 4th March 2018 To 8th July 2018
Result Date : 1st August 2018

SSC CHSL 2018 Application form, Dates, Syllabus, Pattern

SSC CHSL 2018 Introduction:

  • About SSC CHSL: The Staff Selection Commission is a body under Government of India to recruit employees for various Ministries and Departments of Government of India. SSC (Staff Selection Commission) conducts CHSL (Combined Higher Secondary Level) examination every year to fill clerical vacancies in Government departments.
  • Examination Level: SSC conducts CHSL (10+2) Examination on a national level. Due to the national level grandiosity of the examination, it is taken up by a large number of candidates who want to start a career in a government job after the 10+2 qualifying examination.

  • Headquarters: The headquarters of SSC is located in New Delhi and as of now, it has 6 regional offices at Allahabad, Mumbai, Kolkata, Guwahati, Chennai, and Bengaluru. 

  • Vacancies: As mentioned in the notification of SSC CHSL 2017-2018, SSC has announced 3259 following vacancies for the various posts of:

    • Lower Divisional Clerk: 898 

    • Postal/Sorting Assistant: 2359 

    • Data Entry Operator: 2 

  • Stages: The SSC CHSL 2018 examination will be conducted in 3 stages:

    • Tier I exam - Tier I exam will be an online test. Candidates qualifying Tier I exam will be shortlisted for the offline Tier II exam.

    • Tier II exam - Candidates who qualify Tier II exam will have to appear for a skill-based test (Tier III exam).

    • Tier III exam - It is the skill-based test which will be the final qualifying exam post which shortlisted candidates will be called for document verification to establish their eligibility.

SSC CHSL 2018 Important exam details: 

Exam Name

Staff Selection Commission Combined Higher Secondary Level Examination


Conducting Body

Staff Selection Commission


Official Website

Exam Type

National Level Test

Exam Date

4th March 2018 - 8th July 2018 

Eligibility Criteria

10+2 board

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 2018 Recruitment:

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

  • Career progression: For all the posts offered, an increment in grade pay following promotions will be as follows:

    • 1st: INR 2800> 2nd: INR 4200> 3rd: INR 4600> 4th: INR 5400  
  • Know the detailed information regarding SSC CHSL 2018 Recruitment.

SSC CHSL 2018 Important Dates:

  • Application form: Staff Selection Commission released the Application Form for SSC CHSL 2018 examination on 18th November 2017 and the last date to complete the Application Process is 18th December 2017.  

  • Date of Examination: SSC CHSL 2018 examination will be held in different stages from 4th March 2018 to 8th July 2018. 

  • Know more about SSC CHSL 2018 Important Dates.

SSC CHSL 2018 Vacancy:

  • Job Posts: SSC CHSL Exam 2018 will be conducted for the recruitment of Lower Division Clerk, Court Clerk, Postal/Sorting Assistant and Data Entry Operator.

  • Vacancies: There are a total of 3259 SSC CHSL Vacancies for the above-mentioned posts for the clerical departments of its different regions. 

  • Find more detailed information on the SSC CHSL 2018 Vacancy.

SSC CHSL 2018 Eligibility:

  • Educational Qualification: Candidates must have passed the 10+2 board examination or equivalent from a recognised education board or university. 

  • Age Limit: SSC CHSL Age Limit for the applicants of 2018 is that they should not be more than 27 years of age on the date of application. However, relaxation in upper age limit will be provided for reserved categories as per government norms. 

  • Know more detailed information about the SSC CHSL 2018 eligibility criteria.

SSC CHSL 2018 Syllabus:  

  • Tier I: SSC CHSL Syllabus includes General Awareness, English Comprehension, General Intelligence and Quantitative Aptitude.

  • Tier II: The offline Tier II exam will be an essay/letter writing test.

  • Find more information about the SSC CHSL 2018 syllabus.

SSC CHSL 2018 Exam Pattern:

  • Tier I: The Tier I SSC CHSL 2018 examination will be an online objective type test conducted for a total of 200 marks. The exam will be conducted in Hindi and English.

  • Tier II: The Tier II SSC CHSL 2018 examination will be a pen and paper-based test conducted for a total of 100 marks. The exam will be conducted in Hindi and English. 

  • Find more details on the SSC CHSL 2018 exam pattern.

SSC CHSL 2018 Application Process:

  • Application Process: SSC CHSL Application Process for the year 2018 can be divided into Registration, Uploading documents, Form filling and Fee payment.

  • Application Fee: The application form fee for SSC CHSL 2018 is INR 100 for general category candidates. Females and all reserved category candidates will be exempted from paying any application fee. The fee can be paid via online payment gateways or through SBI Challan.

  • Find the step by step instructions for the SSC CHSL 2018 Application Process.

SSC CHSL 2018 Admit Card:

  • Availability: There are 9 SSC regions. SSC CHSL Admit Card 2018 for specific regions will be released on that particular region's official website on 26th February 2018.

  • Download: Candidates can access and download the admit card using their registration number and date of birth.  

  • Know more about the SSC CHSL 2018 Admit Card.

SSC CHSL 2018 Result: 

  • Declaration: Once declared by the conducting authority, SSC CHSL Result Date will be announced. 

  • Date: The SSC CHSL 2018 examination results will be declared on 1st August 2018. 

  • Know more about the SSC CHSL 2018 Results.





Discussion Forum

Coaching Centres

Which is the best coaching center for SSC CHSl and banking in Hydrebad?

Asked By: Abha Surana,

Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

Hi Abha,

SSC CHSL 2018 Top coaching centres in Hyderabad:

  • Mahendra’s Institute - Amarpreet
  • SVK Commerce Point - Ramanthapur
  • IBT India Pvt. Ltd. - Secundrabad
  • Banking Service Chronicles (BSC) Academy - Himayat Nagar

Click here to check other coaching centres in Hyderabad.

Good Luck.

Eligibility Age limit

What is the age limit of SSC CHSL exam?

Asked By: Priyanka Goenka,

Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

Hi Priyanka,

Age criteria for the candidate for filling up the application form of SSC CHSL are as follows:

  • Lower Age limit: A candidate must be at least 18 years of age.

  • Upper Age limit: A candidate must not be more than 27 years of age.

Click here to read other eligibility criteria.

Good Luck.

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