SSC CHSL 2020 Notification, Exam Date, Exam Pattern, Syllabus, Cut-Off

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SSC CHSL 2020: Staff Selection Commission has issued a notification to conduct the Combined Examination to recruit applicants for the various posts of Lower Divisional Clerk/ Junior Secretariat Assistant, Postal Assistant/ Sorting Assistant and Data Entry Operators under Ministries/ Departments/ Offices of the Government of India. The candidates who are interested and eligible as per the prescribed format in the notification can submit their application form on or before 15 December 2020. SSC has conducted CHSL Tier-I 2019 from 12.10.2020 to 16.10.2020, 19.10.2020 to 21.10.2020, and 26.10.2020.

The applicants who have qualified the Tier-1 stage will be eligible to appear in Tier II, Tier III and document verification. The important date of the application process and examination will be available in the SSC CHSL Notification 2020 as and when it is available on the official website. The applicants are advised to regularly visit the official website for the latest update of the recruitment. You can get the complete details about SSC CHSL 2020 from this article.

SSC CHSL 2020

Staff Selection Commission conducts Combined Higher Secondary (10+2) Level Examination for the recruitment of the eligible candidates for various posts of Lower Divisional Clerk/ Junior Secretariat Assistant, Postal Assistant/ Sorting Assistant and Data Entry Operators under Ministries/ Departments/ Offices of the Government of India every year. Interested and Eligible applicants should submit the application form, as and when the link is active on the official website. The Commission is expected to release the official notification of SSC CHSL 2020 in the month of December 2020. Therefore the applicants must frequently visit the official website for all the latest updates on the exam.

The selection process for the post will be conducted in four stages such as Tier-I (Computer Based Exam), Tier-II (Descriptive paper), Tier-III (Skill Test/Typing Test) and Document Verification. The admit card will be uploaded before each stage of the examination on the official website. The result will be released for all the four stages separately after the completion of each stage of the exam. Read this article to know the complete detail about the SSC CHSL 2020.

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SSC CHSL 2020: Exam Dates

The applicants can check the exam dates of the SSC CGL 2020 from the table given below:

EventsDates (Tentative)
SSC CGL Notification 2020Available Now
Last Date For Submitting Application Form15 December 2020
Admit CardTo be notified later
Tier-1 ExamTo be notified later
Tier-1 ResultTo be notified later
Tier-2 & Tier-3 Exam DateTo be notified later
Official WebsiteClick Here

SSC CHSL 2020: Eligibility Criteria

The applicants can check the eligibility criteria from the table given below:

NationalityThe applicant should be either of the following:
A citizen of India
A subject of Nepal
A subject of Bhutan, and etc
A Tibetan refugee who came over to India, before the 1st January 1962 to permanently settle down 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 to permanently settle down in India.
AGE LimitThe age limit of the applicant to apply for the post should be between 18 to 27 years. There is permissible relaxation in the upper age limit for different categories.
Educational QualificationThe applicants must have passed 12th Standard or equivalent exam from a recognized Board or University

SSC CHSL 2020: Selection Process

The selection process for the post will be conducted in four stages that are as follow:

  • Tier-I- Computer Based Examination
  • Tier-II (Descriptive paper)
  • Tier-III (Skill Test/Typing Test)
  • Document Verification

 The candidates need to qualify the Tier 1 to be eligible to appear for the next stage. The candidates will be shortlisted for the next stage on the basis of the mark secured in Tier 1 that is Computer Based Examination, and then will appear for the next stage Tier II and Tier III that is Descriptive Paper and Skill Test/Typing Test respectively. After qualifying all the three stages, the applicants need to appear for the document verification process with all the required documents to be considered for final selection.

SSC CHSL 2020: Exam Pattern

Here we will discuss exam pattern of each tier in the tables given below:

Tier 1: Computer Based Examination

  • Type: Objective, Multiple Choice Questions
  • Negative Marking: 0.50 for wrong answers
  • Duration:60 Minutes
SubjectNo of QuestionsMaximum Marks
General Intelligence2550
English Language         2550
Quantitative Aptitude2550
General Awareness2550
Total100200

Tier II: Descriptive paper

  • Mode: Pen and Paper Based
  • Type: Descriptive Paper (Essay and a Letter/Application Writing)
  • Medium of Language: English/Hindi
  • Total Marks: 100
  • Duration of exam: 60 minutes

Tier III: (Skill Test/Typing Test)

After the applicants both the above stages, they need to appear for the next stage that is Skill Test/Typing Test. The Skill Test/Typing Test will be conducted on computers and will be of qualifying nature. The applicants need to qualify this stage to be eligible for the document verification process.

Document Verification

After qualifying all the above stages, the applicants need to appear and qualify the fourth stage that is Document Verification to be considered for the final selection. The candidates need to carry the follow documents for the document verification process:

  • Recent Passport-size Photographs
  • Matriculation/Secondary Certificate
  • Educational Qualification Certificate
  • Valid Photo ID Proof
  • Caste/Category Certificate
  • Other Relevant Documents

SSC CHSL 2020: Syllabus

The applicants can check the table given below to know the syllabus for SSC CPO 2020:

SubjectSyllabus
Quantitative Aptitude Interest, Averages, LCM & HCF, Set theory, Time and Distance Surds & Indices, Simplification, Discount Trigonometry, Binomial Theorem Permutations & Combinations Inequalities, Logarithm, Percentages, Speed, Time and Work, Profit & Loss Venn Diagrams, Bar Diagram, Pie Chart, and etc
General AwarenessCurrent Affairs, Static GK, World Events, Culture, History, Science, Economic Scene, General Policy and Scientific Research, Geography,  and etc
General IntelligenceSemantic Analogy, Drawing Inferences, Decision Making, Pattern Folding & Completion, Series, Visual Memory, Problem Solving, Arithmetical Reasoning and Figural Classification, Space Orientation, Problem Solving,  Figural Series, Syllogism, Coding & Decoding, Statement-Conclusion, and etc
English Language Cloze Passage, Error Spotting, Vocabulary, Sentence Structure, One-Word Substitution, Jumbled Paragraphs, Shuffling of Sentence Parts, Fill in the blanks, Synonyms/Antonyms, Word usage Reading Comprehension, and etc

SSC CHSL 2020: Important Books

There is a wide variety of books available in the market, it just that the applicant need to select the right study material and books to qualify this exam. Here we are suggesting the list of the names of the book which the candidates can consider in the preparation of the exam:

Quantitative Aptitude

Name of the BookAuthor Name
Quantitative Aptitude for Competitive ExaminationsR S Aggarwal
Quantum CATSarvesh Verma
How to prepare for Quantitative Aptitude for CATArun Sharma

English Language

Name of the BookAuthor Name
High School English Grammar & CompositionWren & Martin
Word Power Made EasyNorman Lewis
Objective General EnglishS.P. Bakshi

General Intelligence

Name of the BookAuthor Name
Analytical ReasoningM.K Pandey
Modern Approach to Verbal & Non Verbal ReasoningR.S Agrawal
How to prepare for Logical Reasoning for CATArun Sharma

General Awareness

Name of the Book/SourcesAuthor Name
Current Affairs: Hindu, Times of India, Business Today, and other sources
General KnowledgeLucent’s

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SSC CHSL 2020: Salary Structure

The applicants applying for the SSC CHSL 2020 should have the proper knowledge of the pay scale and salary of the post they are applying for, so they can check the pay scale from the below points:

Name of the PostPay LevelPay Scale
Lower Division Clerk (LDC)/ Junior Secretariat Assistant (JSA)Level-2Rs.19,900-63,200  
Postal Assistant (PA)/ Sorting Assistant (SA)Level-4Rs. 25,500-81,100
Data Entry Operator (DEO)Level-4Rs. 25,500-81,100
Data Entry Operator, Grade ALevel-4Rs. 25,500-81,100

SSC CHSL 2020: Admit Card

The admit card will be uploaded by Staff Selection Commission on the official website. The admit card will be uploaded on the official website before each stage of the examination. The applicants need to download or take a print out of the admit card to appear for the exam. The admit card consists of Roll No, Candidate name, and many other important and relevant details. The admit card will not be sent via any other mode at any stage of the examination. SSC will upload the admit card on the official website from where the eligible applicants have to download it via entering their correct login details. Candidates need to check the official website frequently for the further updates on exam.

SSC CHSL 2020: Result

The result will be released by Staff Selection Commission on the official website. The result will be uploaded for all the four stages separately after the completion of each stage of the exam. The applicants need to visit the official website to view and download the merit list and the scorecard. They can view and download the result via their correct login credentials such as Roll No and other required details. Candidates must visit the official website frequently for further updates on the result.

SSC CHSL 2020: Cut off

The applicants can check the cut-off of SSC CHSL 2018-Tier1 from the tables given below:

For the Post of DEO (Other than C&AG)

CategoryCut-Off
UR181.47
OBC178.45
SC
ST
EWS
ESM
OH
HH
VH
Other PWD

For the Post of DEO in C&AG

CategoryCut-Off
UR165.93
OBC161.72
SC145.52
ST136.74
EWS163.75
ESM117.13
OH129.42
HH98.86
VH
Other PWD

For the Post of LDC/JSA and PA/SA

CategoryCut-Off
UR135.60
OBC133.74
SC110.09
ST99.09
EWS127.25
ESM56.11
OH102.75
HH58.43
VH84.87
Other PWD50.00

How to prepare for SSC CHSL 2020

This article aims to provide relevant details and guidance to the eligible candidates willing to appear and qualify the SSC CHSL 2020. You can check this article to gain information about all the tips and tricks as it can be a great source of help for you if you are appearing for the exam for the first time or want to bring a change in the strategy of your exam preparation. Read further to know the complete strategy and tips and tricks to prepare for the exam:

  • Make a Daily Schedule and try to cover each and every topic of all the subjects in a disciplined manner
  • You need to understand the exam pattern, marking scheme and syllabus carefully as it could be very helpful while preparing for the exam
  • You need to clear the concept of each and every topic
  • Select the relevant and right study material both online and offline mode for the preparation of the exam. For more information you can check the “Important Books” section from this article.
  • It is very important to solve previous year question paper and practice mock test on the daily basis as many as you can to improve your speed and accuracy.
  • Study and mark the important questions from the notes, previous year question paper, an mock for the quick revision.

Frequently Asked Questions

When will the notification for SSC CHSL 2020 be released?

Staff Selection Commission is expected to release the official notification of SSC CHSL 2020 in the month of December 2020. Check the official website regularly for the further updates on exam

What is the selection process of SSC CHSL 2020?

The selection process for the post will be conducted in four stages such as Tier-I (Computer Based Exam), Tier-II (Descriptive paper), Tier-III (Skill Test/Typing Test) and Document Verification. For more information, you can refer to the section “Selection Process” from the above article.

Is there any negative marking in the exam of SSC CHSL 2020 – Tier 1?

Yes, there is negative marking for incorrect answers.

What is the age limit to apply for SSC CHSL 2020?

The age limit of the applicant to apply for the post should be between 18 to 27 years. There is permissible relaxation in the upper age limit for different categories.

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