SSC CHSL Eligibility Criteria 2023

By Reena Pal | Updated on: Nov 08, 2022

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SSC CHSL Eligibility Criteria

SSC specifies certain eligibility criteria to apply for an SSC CHSL job. You need to follow SSC CHSL eligibility to be eligible for the posts. The SSC CHSL eligibility criteria consist of some basic parameters. Thus, before filling out the application form, you need to go and check the SSC CHSL qualification, SSC CHSL Age Limit and Upper age limit for SSC CHSL thoroughly and make sure you are able to complete the application process successfully. 

SSC CHSL Educational Criteria

SSC mentions certain SSC CHSL qualifications, and you need to follow this criteria if you are applying for any post under the SSC CHSL exam. The job being of 'higher secondary level', the minimum educational qualification required to apply for SSC CHSL 2023 recruitment is as follows-

Name of the PostEducational Qualification (January 04, 2023)
LDC/ JSA and DEO/ DEO Grade ‘A’ Must have passed 12th Standard or equivalent examination from a recognized Board or University.

SSC CHSL Age Criteria

If you are applying for the SSC CHSL 2023 exam, you need to follow the SSC CHSL age limit criteria as well. SSC has specified a minimum and maximum age limit in the official notification of SSC CHSL 2023. Refer to the table below for details about the SSC CHSL age limit.

PostAge Criteria (As on January 01, 2022)
Lower Division Clerk (LDC)/ Junior Secretariat Assistant (JSA), Data Entry Operator (DEO), Data Entry Operator, Grade "A" 18-27 years as on 01-01-2022 i.e. Candidates born not before 02-01-1995 and not later than 01-01-2004 are eligible to apply

SSC CHSL Age Relaxation

SSC also provides relaxation in the upper age limit 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 SSC CHSL 2023 are as follows.

S.No.CategoryUpper Age Relaxation
1 Other Backward Classes (OBC) 3 years
2 Scheduled Caste / Scheduled Tribe 5 years
3 PwD (Unreserved)
  • General - 10 years
  • OBC - 13 years
  • SC/ ST - 15 Years
4 Ex-Servicemen (ESM) 03 years after deduction of the military service rendered from the actual age as on closing date of receipt of online application
5 Defence Personnel disabled in operation during hostilities with any foreign country or in a disturbed area and released as a consequence thereof
  • General - 3 years
  • SC/ ST - 8 years
6 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 - Up to 40 years
  • SC/ ST - Up to 45 years
7 Widows/ Divorced Women/ Women judicially separated and who are not remarried
  • General - Up to 35 years
  • SC/ ST - Up to 40 years

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FAQs

SSC CHSL is a Combined Higher Secondary Level Examination that recruits candidates for different posts in ministries/government offices.
The online application dates for SSC CHSL 2023 recruitment are from February 01, 2022 - March 07, 2022.
The last date to make the offline fee payment for the SSC CHSL application is March 10, 2022. 
A candidate must have passed 10+2 in any discipline in order to appear for the SSC CHSL 2023 examination.
You can apply for the SSC CHSL recruitment till you attain 27 years of age.
The minimum educational qualification required for the SSC CHSL is an intermediate or 10+2.
Yes, you can apply for the SSC CHSL recruitment. The maximum age to apply for SSC CHSL recruitment is 27 years.
No, there is no such limit on the number of attempts for the SSC CHSL exam 2023. A candidate can apply for the exam until he reaches the maximum age limit.
Yes. You can generate an offline challan until March 09, 2022, through which you can make your application fee payment in any of the banks listed by SSC. 
No, you can only apply for SSC CHSL in the case of final result being declared on or before January 01, 2022.
No, age relaxation is not admissible to sons, daughters and dependents of ExServicemen.

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