SSC CHSL 2020 Highlights

Staff Selection Commission (SSC) had released the official notification for Combined Higher Secondary Level (10+2) Examination, commonly known as SSC CHSL, and scheduled its various tier on different dates.  SSC CHSL (10+2) Exam is conducted every year for the post of Lower Divisional Clerk (LDC)/ Junior Secretariat Assistant (JSA), Postal Assistant/ Sorting Assistant (PA/SA), and Data Entry Operator (DEO). SSC has released a new notice which mentions the revised dates for the SSC CHSL Tier-1 exam for the left-over candidates. The new SSC CHSL Tier 1 exam dates for the leftover candidates were Aug 04 - Aug 12, 2021. The SSC CHSL Tier 2 will be held on January 09, 2022. Before proceeding further let’s look at the SSC CHSL 2020 exam recruitment.

SSC CHSL 2019 - 2020 Highlights

Exam NameStaff Selection Commission Combined Higher Secondary Level Examination (SSC CHSL)
Conducting Body Staff Selection Commission (SSC)
Official Website
Mode of Application Online
Exam Mode Tier 1- Online (CBT) Tier 2- Offline (Descriptive paper) Tier 3- Skill Based Test (Typing Test)
SSC CHSL Tier-I Exam Date (For left over candidates) August 4 to 12, 2021
SSC CHSL Tier-II (Descriptive) Exam Date January 9, 2022

SSC CHSL 2020 Notification

SSC jobs are considered one of the best jobs in the government sector and therefore chased by most of the job aspirants. SSC gives a golden chance to you if you have a desire to make a career in the government sector. The SSC CHSL  2020 notification was released a long time back and the exam was to be conducted for the posts of Lower Divisional Clerk (LDC)/ Junior Secretariat Assistant (JSA), Postal Assistant/ Sorting Assistant (PA/SA), and Data Entry Operator (DEO). The Online application window for the SSC CHSL exam was open from November 06 and closed on December 15, 2020. SSC CHSL Tier 1 was scheduled to be held from April 12-April 27, 2021. 

The SSC CHSL Tier 1 exam (2019) for the leftover candidates was to be held from Aug 04 - Aug 12, 2021. The SSC CHSL Tier 2 'Descriptive Test' will be held on January 09, 2022.

Further details can be inferred from the official notification below.

SSC CHSL Exam Pattern 2020

SSC CHSL 2020 recruitment has been released and its Tier 1 is going to be held from April 12 to April 27, 2021. Therefore, now you have limited time to prepare for SSC CHSL exam. Before you start your preparation you should also know about the SSC CHSL exam pattern so that you can start your preparation accordingly. SSC CHSL exam 2020 will be conducted in 3 phases, as follows:

Tier 1: Objective Type Computer Based exam

Tier 2: Descriptive Paper

Tier 3. Typing Test/ Skill Test (wherever applicable)

SSC CHSL Exam Pattern 2020 (Tier 1)

The SSC CHSL Tier 1 is the first stage in the SSC CHSL 2020 exam recruitment. You need to qualify this stage in order to move to the next stage. The SSC CHSL Tier 1 will be a computer-based exam consisting of objective type questions with multiple choices. SSC CHSL Tier 1 will consist of four subjects: English Language, General Intelligence, Quantitative Aptitude, and General Awareness. All the sections will be allotted equal marks with a composite marks of 200 and timing of 1 hour.

PartSubjects (Not in sequence)No. of QuestionsMaximum MarksTime Duration
I English Language (Basic Knowledge) 25 50 60 Minutes
II General Intelligence 25 50
III Quantitative Aptitude (Basic Arithmetic Skill) 25 50
IV General Awareness 25 50

For VH/ OH (afflicted by Cerebral Palsy and OH with a deformity in writing hand time duration would be 80 Minutes

  • This examination tier will consist of Objective Type - Multiple choice questions only. The questions will be set both in English & Hindi for Part-II, III & IV.
  • There will be a negative marking of 0.50 marks for each wrong answer

SSC CHSL Exam Pattern 2020 (Tier 2)

SSC CHSL Tier 1 is followed by Tier 2 and if you are able to qualify Tier 1, you will be called for SSC CHSL Tier 2. The SSC CHSL exam for Tier 2 will be conducted via offline mode. SSC CHSL Tier 2 consists of a single descriptive paper of English where you are required to write an essay and a letter within the specified word limit. You need to obtain minimum 33% as qualifying marks. The SSC CHSL paper pattern for Tier 2 exam is as follows:

Descriptive PaperTotal MarksDuration
Essay of 200-250 words and Letter/ Application of approximately 150-200 words. 100 60 minutes

Tier-2 Paper will be in ‘Pen and Paper Mode.

  • For VH/ OH (afflicted by Cerebral Palsy and OH with a deformity in writing hand, time duration would be 80 Minutes
  • The minimum qualifying marks in SSC CHSL Tier-2 would be 33 percent.
  • The performance in Tier 2 would be included for preparing merit.
  • You will be given a choice of language while attempting this section. You can write the paper either in Hindi or English. Using both the languages partially will not be allowed.

SSC CHSL Syllabus 2020

SSC CHSL 2020 Tier 1 is scheduled to be held from April 12 to April 27, 2021, as mentioned in the official notification released by SSC. It will be beneficial for you to collect all information regarding the SSC CHSL syllabus so that you can prepare in the best way. There will be majorly two stages in SSC CHSL 2020: Tier 1 & Tier 2. SSC CHSL Tier 1 is completely objective whereas Tier 2 is a descriptive paper of English in pen & paper mode. Qualifying Tier 1 is the first and foremost step in the SSC CHSL exam process. Therefore knowing the SSC CHSL syllabus for Tier 1 will prove helpful in your preparation as without the information of the syllabus you will not be able to move ahead with the preparation.

SSC CHSL Tier 1 Syllabus

SSC CHSL Tier 1 syllabus consists of a total of four sections namely Quantitative Aptitude, Reasoning Ability, General Awareness and English Language. Each section is equally important as it holds equal weightage in the exam, therefore it is advice to complete the SSC CHSL syllabus for each section. Complete syllabus for SSC CHSL exam is provided below:

Quantitative AptitudeReasoning AbilityGeneral AwarenessEnglish Language
Number Systems: Computation of Whole Number, Decimal and Fractions, Relationship between numbers Figural Pattern-folding and completion Current Affairs Spot the Error
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 Semantic Series Indian Financial System Fill in the Blanks
Algebra: Basic algebraic identities of School Algebra and Elementary surds (simple problems) and Graphs of Linear Equations Punched hole/ pattern folding & unfolding History Synonyms/ Homonyms
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 Figural Classification Culture Antonyms
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 Drawing inferences Geography Spellings/ Detecting mis-spelt words,
Trigonometry: Trigonometric ratios, Complementary angles, Height and distances (simple problems only) Standard Identities Symbolic/ Number Classification Economic Scene Idioms & Phrases
Statistical Charts:Use of Tables and Graphs: Histogram, Frequency polygon, Bar-diagram, Pie-chart Venn Diagrams General policy One word substitution
  Semantic Classification Scientific research Improvement of Sentences
  Space Orientation   Active/ Passive Voice of Verbs
  Verbal and Non-Verbal   Conversion into Direct/Indirect narration
  Figural Analogy   Shuffling of Sentence parts
  Symbolic/ Number Analogy   Shuffling of Sentences in a passage
  Symbolic operations   Cloze Passage
  Semantic Analogy   Comprehension Passage
  Number Series    
  Embedded figures    
  Figural Series    
  Critical Thinking    
  Problem Solving    
  Emotional Intelligence,    
  Word Building    
  Social Intelligence    
  Coding and de-coding    

SSC CHSL Tier 2 Syllabus

After clearing the SSC CHSL Tier 1, you will be called for SSC CHSL Tier 2. It is bascially a descriptive exam in pen paper mode. The SSC CHSL Tier 2 is of 100 marks with 1 hour duration. The detailed information regarding SSC CHSL 2020 Tier 2 is given below

Descriptive Paper
Essay of 200-250 words and Letter/ Application of approximately 150-200 words.

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SSC CHSL Exam Dates 2020

The SSC CHSL 2020 exam recruitment was released few months back. It is always important to know all the important dates related to the examination process so that you do not miss out on any necessary information. The dates will also help you in planning your preparation in a more organized manner. The SSC CHSL exam Tier 1 was held from April 12-April 27, 2021.  SSC had released a new notice where it mentioned the revised dates for the leftover candidates which were Aug 04 - Aug 12, 2021. Now, SSC has announced the exam dates for SSC CHSL Tier 2 exam which will be held on January 09, 2022.  Keep visiting this page for further updates on the exam. Complete details about SSC CHSL exam dates are provided below:

Check out detailed SSC CHSL notification.

SSC CHSL Exam Dates 2020

Official Notification out on December 03, 2019
Availability of Application Form December 03, 2019
Last Date of the submission of the Application Form January 10, 2020
Last date for submission of Application Fee January 12, 2020 (up to 5:00 PM) 
Availability of Admit Card (For Central Region) July 27, 2021 Onwards (Click Here)
SSC CHSL Exam 2019 Date (Tier 1) August 4 to 12, 2021 (For left over candidates)
Announcement of the result (Tier 1) To be notified later
Availability of Admit Card (Tier 2) To be notified later
SSC CHSL Exam 2020 Date (Tier 2) Descriptive January 9, 2022
Final Result To be notified later

SSC CHSL Salary 2020

SSC or Staff Selection Commission is one of the most popular organizations which conducts online examinations to recruit eligible candidates to various posts in the Central Government departments and ministries. This makes it obvious that who so ever is able to grab a job through SSC will surely settle for a great future. SSC being a government organization provides a stable and secure job. SSC has already released the SSC CHSL (Combined Higher Secondary Level) 2020 exam recruitment, which includes the posts like DEO (Data Entry Operator), LDC (Lower Divisional Clerk)/ JSA (Junior Sorting Assistant) and PA/SA (Postal/Sorting Assistants). All these posts grant a good status as they get the bonus of working in a government department along with receiving a good salary. If you get selected in any of these posts you will receive salary according to different pay scales mentioned below:

Post NameSalary
Lower Division Clerk (LDC)/ Junior Secretariat Assistant (JSA) Rs. 19,900-63,200 (Pay Level-2)
Postal Assistant (PA)/ Sorting Assistant (SA) Rs. 25,500-81,100 (Pay Level-4)
Data Entry Operator (DEO) Rs. 25,500-81,100 (Pay Level-4)
Data Entry Operator, Grade "A" Rs. 25,500-81,100 (Pay Level-4)

SSC CHSL Job Profile

SSC CHSL 2020 exam recruitment has been released. SSC CHSL 2020 Tier 1 is scheduled to be conducted from April 12 to April 27, 2021. After qualifying all the stages in SSC CHSL exam, you will be appointed on various posts according to your post preference. There are three posts for which SSC has announced vacancies: LDC, DEO & Postal/ Sorting Assistants. All the three posts have their duties and responsibilities which are pointed below.

Job Profile of Lower Divisional Clerk (LDC)

As a LDC or Lower Divisional Clerk you will be handed over the clerical responsibilities. LDCs are usually the first level clerks in any Government organization. They are responsible for handling daily tasks. Some of the common tasks handled by an LDC are as follows:

  • Maintenance of office files and other documents in a proper manner.
  • Handling mails.
  • Data Entry

Job Profile of Data Entry Operator (DEO)

As a Data Entry Operator (DEO) you will be responsible majorly for data related tasks. A DEO will be expected to have a fair knowledge of computer due to the complete computer-based work. Some basic duties of DEO are:

  • Securing the Government data.
  • Operating, maintaining and updating the data regularly.
  • Interacting with the clients.
  • Printing and scanning the important documents.

Job Profile of Postal/Sorting Assistants

As a Postal / Sorting Assistants you will handle clerical level job. Both these positions are similar in rank and responsibilities. There are minor differences between the two. The Postal Assistant has a small advantage over Sorting Assistant as you can get a posting in the respective hometown owing to the language proficiency, as the necessary criteria. We have listed down the roles and responsibilities for both the posts here:

  • Handling & resolving customer complaints.
  • Maintaining data and distribution of emails.
  • Intra-city mail transmission between Post Offices & Mail Offices.
  • Transferring of foreign articles.

SSC CHSL Vacancy 2020

SSC CHSL is one of the most awaited notifications among the job aspirants, especially for those who are trying hard to get into a government job. SSC announces vacancies for various posts every year and a huge number of candidates apply for it. SSC CHSL exam is popular among students as this is a (10+2) level examination and many aspirants have the opportunity to apply for the various job posts. Knowing the number of vacancies gives a slight idea about what to expect from the SSC CHSL exam as far as the cut-off of level is concerned. A large number of vacancies may imply that the cut-off would not go very high and vice-versa. Having the idea of vacancies, you can start preparing for this much-awaited exam. As per the latest notice released by SSC, vacancies in SSC CHSL 2020 approximately lies between 5000-5500. Any change or exact number will be updated once the SSC conforms number of vacancies.

SSC CHSL Marking Scheme

SSC CHSL 2020 Tier 1 exam will have objective-type questions which will carry 2 marks each. For every incorrect answer, there will be a negative marking of 0.50 marks. If a question is left unattended, no marks will be deducted for that. Therefore, the online test needs to be attempted carefully with complete accuracy.

SSC CHSL 2020 Exam Marking scheme

SSC CHSL 2020 Exam Marking schemeConsidered Marks
For correct answers 2 mark
For wrong answers -0.50 marks
For not attempted 0 (no marks)

SSC CHSL Exam Language

SSC CHSL 2020 exam will consist of objective type questions in Tier 1. All the questions will be available in both English & Hindi, except the test of English Language. This implies that you will be able to choose your default language for the exam as English or Hindi. You can change the choice of language for any particular question if you feel the need for it, by clicking on the drop-down menu available on the top right corner. This facility will not be available for the English Language section.

SSC CHSL Eligibility Criteria 2020

Before you apply for any job, it is important to know the complete eligibility criteria for the same. SSC specifies a certain eligibility criteria to apply for SSC CHSL job. You need to follow SSC CHSL eligibility criteria to be eligible for the posts, failing which your candidature will be rejected. The SSC CHSL eligibility criteria consist of some basic parameters. Thus, before starting the SSC CHSL application you need to go through the notification thoroughly and make sure you are able to complete the application process successfully.

SSC CHSL Educational Criteria

SSC mentions specific educational criteria for all who are willing to apply for the post under SSC CHSL exam. The job being of 'higher secondary level', the minimum educational qualification required to apply for SSC CHSL 2020 exam recruitment is as follows-

S.noName of the PostEducational Qualification
01 LDC/ JSA, PA/ SA, DEO (except DEOs in C&AG) The candidates must have passed 12th Standard or equivalent examination from a recognized Board or University
02 Data Entry Operator (DEO Grade ‘A’) 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 Age Criteria

If you are applying for SSC CHSL exam , you need to follow a certain age criteria. SSC has specified a minimum and maximum age limit in the official notification of SSC CHSL 2020. The minimum age required to apply for SSC CHSL is 18 years and the maximum age limit is 27 years. The age will be considered as on January, 01, 2021. In order to apply for the SSC CHSL exam, candidates must born not before January 02, 1994 and not later than January 01, 2003. Further details are given below:

S.NoName of the PostAge criteria
01 Lower Division Clerk (LDC)/ Junior Secretariat Assistant (JSA), Postal Assistant (PA)/ Sorting Assistant (SA), Data Entry Operator (DEO), Data Entry Operator, Grade "A" 18-27 years as on 01-01-2020

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SSC CHSL Age Relaxation

SSC also provides relaxation in age for some categories. If you come under one of these categories you will be eligible for the respective relaxation. Permissible relaxation in upper age limit for different categories in SSC CHSL 2020 are as follows:

S.No.CategoryUpper Age Limit  Relaxation
1 Scheduled Caste / Scheduled Tribe 5 years
2 Other Backward Classes (OBC) 3 years
3 Person with Disabilities (PwD)
  • General : 10 years
  • OBC : 13 years
  • SC/ ST : 15 Years
5 Ex-Servicemen 3 years after deduction of the military service rendered from the actual age as on closing date of receipt of online application
6 Candidates who had ordinarily been domiciled in the State of Jammu & Kashmir during the period from 1st January 1980 to 31st December 1989 5 years
7 Defence Personnel disabled in operation during hostilities with any foreign country or in a disturbed area and released as a consequence thereof
  • General/ OBC : 3 years
  • SC/ ST : 8 years
8 Central Government Civilian Employees: Who have rendered not less than 3 years regular and continuous service as on closing date for receipt of online applications
  • General/ OBC : Upto 40 years
  • SC/ ST :Upto 45 years
9 Widows/ Divorced Women/ Women judicially separated and who are not remarried
  • General/ OBC : Up to 35 years
  • SC/ ST : Up to 40 years

SSC CHSL 2020: How to Apply Online

The SSC CHSL 2020 exam recruitment is one of the most important notification and most sought-after by the job aspirants. The first important step in any examination process is applying for the post for which you are eligible. After ensuring your eligibility, the next main step is to register and apply for the job. To avoid committing any mistake, it is important to be aware of the complete application process in advance. We have listed down the application process in a few steps.

  • You need to visit the official website of SSC: to start the online application process.
  • Click on ‘Register Now’ link and start filling all the details in the registration form. You will be required to fill your basic details along with your contact and additional details.
  • A Registration number and password will be provided for further use. It will be sent through the mail and sms.
  • The next step will be to upload scanned images of passport sized photograph and signature.
  • After uploading the required documents, you will be directed to the next part of the application process.
  • You will have to fill all other details in this part including education, experience, etc.
  • The next part would be to enter your post preference.
  • The final step before submitting the application will be payment of the application fee. Without the fee payment, the application will remain incomplete and will not be accepted.
  • Click on ‘Final Submit’.

SSC CHSL Application Fee

SSC CHSL 2020 application form will not be considered complete unless the application fee is paid. SSC CHSL 2020 exam notification is a golden chance for you and therefore you should be able to complete the SSC CHSL application process successfully. For successful completion you need to make the payment and only after that you will be able to appear for the SSC CHSL exam. Check out the complete details below:

CategoryApplication Fee
SC/ST/PWD/Ex-Serviceman/Female No fee
Others Rs. 100

SSC CHSL Admit Card

The centre, venue address, date and time for SSC CHSL different tiers will be available on the official website. The SSC CHSL admit card will be available a few days before the exam. It is advised to keep visiting this page from time to time in order to get updates about the SSC CHSL admit card. You should download your call letters from the authorized SSC website by entering your details i.e. Registration Number and Password/Date of Birth. No hard copy of the call letter/ Information Handout etc. will be sent to you by post/ courier.

SSC CHSL Previous Year Cut-Off

Being aware of exam pattern and syllabus of any exam is important. Equally important is to understand the previous year's cut-offs. SSC CHSL being an important examination, you can expect the competition to be high enough to challenge you on various aspects. Therefore, having each and every information is extremely necessary which involves the previous years cut-offs too. It gives you an idea about the exam level and the pattern through all the years. 

SSC CHSL 2016 Tier 1 Cut-off

The SSC CHSL cut-offs 2016 for Tier 1 are as follows:

Category wise SSC CHSL 2016 Tier-1 Cut-Off is as follows: 

Cut-Off Marks 108 99 120 96 97.5 65 64.5 127.5 ,
No. of Candidates 7879 3509 20813 436 1123 509 4415 14517 53201

The table given below indicates the category-wise cut-off of SSC CHSL Tier 1 held in 2016.

DEO 110-124 96-101 119-137 91-100 94-102 74-87 77-84 129-138
LDC 112-129 104-109 122-141 101-110 98-104 79-97 81-94 130-140
Postal/ Sorting Assistant 115-129 107-111 125-131 103-113 99-107 78-87 90-95 132-145

2016 Cut Off for Typing Test for Postal Assistant/Sorting Assistant/ LDC/Court Clerk:

CategoryCutoff Marks in Paper I & II
SC 182.5
ST 172
OBC 194
Ex.S 149.5
OH 180
HH 145
VH 170.5
UR 202.5

2016 Cut Off for Data Entry Skill Test for DEO in Deptt. other than C&AG:

CategoryMinimum Qualifying Marks in Paper IICandidates Available
SC 33 6025
ST 33 2727
OBC 33 16595
Ex.S 33 2869
OH 33 854
HH 33 341
VH 33 318
UR 33 11597

Category wise Tier-1 cut-off for different posts filled through SSC CHSL 2016 Exam is as follows:

For better clarity and to check out the cut-offs of different categories according to the different posts, refer to the table given below:

CategoryCutoff Marks in Paper I & IICandidates Available
SC 200.5 101
ST 195 31
OBC 44
Ex.S 177.5 30
OH 0
HH 151 31
VH 0
UR 222 107
Total 344

List III: 2016 Cut Off for Data Entry Skill Test for DEO in Deptt. other than C&AG: 

CategoryMinimum Qualifying Marks in Paper IICandidates Available
SC 33 6025
ST 33 2727
OBC 33 16595
Ex.S 33 2869
OH 33 854
HH 33 341
VH 33 318
UR 33 11597

Category wise Tier-I cut-off for different posts filled through SSC CHSL 2016 Exam is as follows:

For better clarity, and to check out the cut-offs of different categories according to the different posts, refer to the table given below:

CategoryCutoff Marks in Paper I & IICandidates Available
SC 200.5 101
ST 195 31
OBC 44
Ex.S 177.5 30
OH 0
HH 151 31
VH 0
UR 222 107
Total 344

In SSC CHSL 2016, based on the cut-off fixed by the Commission, 5,766 candidates had qualified (provisionally) for Skill Test for the post of DEO in C&AG, 344 candidates qualified (provisionally) for Skill Test for the post of DEO in Departments other than C&AG, and 41,326 qualified (provisionally) for Typing Test for the post of Postal Assistant/Sorting Assistant/ LDC/Court Clerk as per the details.

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  • 125+ Chapter tests and 50+ sectional tests
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SSC CHSL Free Mock Tests 2020

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SSC CHSL Books 2020

To prepare in a good way for any exam, the major prerequisite is a good quality study material. Without a good study material it is nearly impossible to prepare for an exam. SSC CHSL exam is a very important one and you should not leave any stone unturned in the preparation process. You should first get hold of proper books which will guide you well in the process of SSC CHSL 2020 exam preparation. We have listed down some useful books that will surely be useful.

SSC CHSL SubjectsUseful Books for SSC CHSLSSC CHSL Exam Book’s Author
Mathematics Quicker Mathematics BSC Publications
Quantitative Aptitude RS Agarwal
Class Notes SS Bharti
General Science Lucent General Science Lucent Publication
General Knowledge Arihant Publication
General Science Kiran Publications
Reasoning  A modern approach to verbal & Non-verbal reasoning R.S. Agarwal
Verbal & Non-Verbal Reasoning S.Chand
Verbal & Non-Verbal Reasoning Arihant Publication
Static GK/ Current Affairs Lucent G.K. Lucent
Pratiyogita Darpan SQ Sachdeva Mahendra Jain
English Comprehension English Comprehension Wren & Martin
Word Power Made Easy Norman Lewis



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Frequently Asked Questions


What is SSC CHSL?


SSC CHSL is a Combined Higher Secondary Level Examination that recruits candidates for different posts in ministries/government offices.


Can I upload the passport size photo and signature in any format?


No, you must upload the photo and signature only in JPG/JPEG format. The passport size photo should be between 30 to 50 kb and signature should be between 1 to 12 kb.


 Is there any NEGATIVE MARKING in SSC CHSL Exam?


Yes. Negative marking for wrong answers in SSC CHSL Exam is 0.50 marks.


SSC CHSL Exam is in ONLINE or OFFLINE mode?


SSC CHSL Exam will be in online mode.


What is the educational qualification for SSC CHSL?


Candidate must have passed 10+2 in any discipline.