SSC CHSL 2019: SSC CHSL Notification and All Important Details


SSC Notification 2018-19

SSC has released its notification for Combined Higher Secondary Level (CHSL) examination on 5th March 2019. Every year SSC releases a notification to recruit eligible candidates under various job categories. The recent notification has been released for the SSC CHSL vacancies that were supposed to be filled in the year 2018, but due to some unexpected reasons, the examination got cancelled. SSC has now invited applications for filling up its 3259 vacancies under various posts as follows:

  • LDC/ JSA
  • Postal Assistant/ Sorting Assistant
  • DEO

SSC provides excellent job opportunities for all the aspirants who are willing to get a job in the government sector. It is a good chance for all those who want a secure career for themselves. As the SSC CHSL 2019 notification is finally out now, and ended the wait for all the students, each one of you should gear up for the examination and start your preparation. Before you start preparing it is important to get hold of all the details related to SSC CHSL Exam.

SSC CHSL 2019 Important Notification Dates

Let’s look into some important dates related to the SSC CHSL Examination 2018-19:

Activity SSC CHSL Dates
Starting Date of Online Application/Registration 05th March 2019
Last date for Online Application/ Registration 05th April 2019
Last date for Online Payment 07th April (5:00 PM)
Last date for generation of offline Challan: 07th April 2019 (5.00 PM)
Last date for payment through Challan (during working hours of Bank): 09th April 2019
SSC CHSL Tier-1 Admit Card June 2019
SSC CHSL Tier-1 Exam 01st July to 26th July 2019 (CBE)
SSC CHSL Tier-2 Admit Card September 2019
SSC CHSL Tier-2 Exam 29th September 2019(DES)


SSC CHSL 2019 Vacancy Details

The expected vacancies for SSC CHSL for various posts under different categories are given below:

Posts Number of Vacancies (Tentative)
Postal Assistant 2359


The vacancies will be determined in due course according to the official notification and will be updated on the official website of SSC:

SSC CHSL 2019 Eligibility Criteria

SSC has released its official notification for SSC CHSL wherein it has specified the eligibility criteria in detail. The important details related to eligibility criteria are as follows:

SSC CHSL 2019 Educational Qualification:

Posts Educational Qualification

Postal Assistant/ Sorting Assistant


The candidates must have passed 12th standard or an equivalent examination from a recognized board or university.
DEO ( Office of Comptroller & Auditor General) The candidate should have passed 12th standard in Science stream with Mathematics as a subject from a recognized board or university.


SSC CHSL 2019 Age Criteria

All the candidates need to follow a fixed age criteria for SSC CHSL 2019 Examination. SSC has specified a particular age limit for all the posts under SSC CHSL as follows:

  • Minimum Age – 18 years (as on August 1, 2019)
  • Maximum Age – 27 years ( as on August 1, 2019)

SSC CHSL 2019 Salary

The candidates willing to apply for CHSL posts are eligible to receive a salary under various pay-scales according to the posts, as given below:

CHSL Posts CHSL Pay Scale
LDC / JSA Pay Band -1 (Rs. 5200-20200), Grade Pay: Rs.1900 (pre-revised)
PA/ SA Pay Band -1 (Rs. 5200-20200), Grade Pay: Rs. 2400 (pre-revised)
DEO Pay Band-1 (Rs. 5200-20200), Grade Pay: Rs. 2400 (pre-revised)


SSC CHSL 2019 Selection Procedure/ Exam Pattern

The SSC CHSL 2019  Examination will be held in three phases, having different pattern in each of these. The examinations in all the three phases or ‘tiers’  will be online. The candidates will have to qualify in the Tier I of the SSC CHSL Exam to reach to the next Tier II. To be shortlisted for Tier III, the  marks obtained in Tier I + Tier II Examinations will be considered. Tier III of SSC CHSL Exam will be of qualifying nature. On the basis of the candidates’ performance in in Tier I , II & III , the final selection will be made and the candidates will be allocated the jobs in various departments/ministries.

The structure of SSC CHSL Exam is as follows:

  • Tier I – Objective Type
  • Tier II – Descriptive Type
  • Tier IIISkill Test / Typing Test

The ‘exam patterns’ for all the three tiers of SSC CHSL in detail are given below:

SSC CHSL 2019 Tier -I Exam Pattern (Objective Type)

The Tier I of SSC CHSL Examination is held in online mode and consists of objective type questions or MCQs where you will have to choose an answer from the options given.

Sl No. Subject No.of Questions Maximum Marks Time Duration
1 General Intelligence 25 50                                 


2. General Awareness 25 50
3. Quantitative Aptitude 25 50
4. English Language(Basic Knowledge) 25 50
Total 100 200 60



  • Tier I of SSC CHSL Exam will contain a negative marking of 0.50 marks on every incorrect answer.
  • The Visually Handicapped candidates will be provided with 80 minutes.
  • The cut-off and  merit list will be released by SSC after normalizing the scores obtained by the candidates.

SSC CHSL 2019 Tier -II Exam Pattern

The Tier II of SSC CHSL Examination will be in descriptive mode and will be conducted offline. The candidates will be required to write down an Essay / Letter / Application / Precis.

Tier II Examination Time Duration Marks
Essay/ Letter / Application / Precis 60 minutes (80 minutes for VH candidates) 100


SSC CHSL Tier-III Exam Pattern

SSC CHSL Tier III Examination is a skill test / data entry test, where the candidates’ typing skills are tested. The speed limit is specified by SSC:

Skill Test for DEO:

  • Data Entry Speed – 8,000 key depressions per hour;
  • Duration – 15 minutes.

Skill Test for DEO in Comptroller & Auditor General Office:

  • Data Entry Speed – 15,000 key depressions per hour;
  • Duration – 15 minutes.

Typing Test for LDC / JSA and Postal Assistant / Sorting Assistant

  • The candidates will be able to choose the medium of typing test in the online application form.
  • English Medium Typing Speed : 10,500 key depressions per hour; 35 words per minute.
  • Hindi Medium Typing Speed : 9000 key depressions ; 30 words per minute.

SSC CHSL 2019 Application Fees

The application process for SSC CHSL will be completed only after you make the payment of fees. The payment of application fees can be done in both online and offline mode (Through Challan).

Category Fees
General Rs 100/-
Women / SC/ST/PH/Ex-Servicemen Exempted


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Refer to the SSC Exam Calendar 2019 for all upcoming SSC Exams dates.


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Raja kumar das
Raja kumar das
3 years ago

Sir because of server problem i missed to submit the form …
Is there any extend for submitting the application form