SSC CHSL Recruitment 2019: Vacancy, Syllabus, Exam Pattern

SSC CHSL, Recruitment 2019

SSC CHSL (Staff Selection Commission, Combined Higher Secondary Level) is now acknowledging Applications for Technical Officer, Personal Assistant and Other Vacancy. For further details of the recruitment process and requirements or eligibility for the vacancy posted by FSSAI (Food Safety and Standards Authority of India) please read the full article. For more Govt. exam news and jobs news subscribe to EasyShiksha by hitting the bell icon below or you can download our App for more great and free content.

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SSC CHSL Recruitment 2019: Vacancy, Syllabus, Exam Patten

SSC Vacancy Details

Post Name

No Of Vacancy 

Pay Scale


Not Specified

Pay Band -1 (Rs. 5200-20200), Grade Pay : Rs. 1900

PA / Sorting Assistant (SA)

Pay Band-1 (Rs. 5200-20200), Grade Pay: Rs. 2400 (pre-revised).


DEO Grade ‘A’

Eligibility Criteria for SSC Recruitment

Post Name

Educational Qualification

Age Limit As On 01.08.2019

CHSL 10+2

Passed Class 10+2 (Intermediate) Exam From Recognized Board in India.

18-27 Years

SSC CHSL Exam Pattern

The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) start conducting the Combined Higher Secondary Level(CHSL) in three levels for various posts:




Tier – I

Objective Multiple Choice

Computer Based (online)

Tier – II

Descriptive Paper in English/Hindi

Pen and Paper mod

Tier – III

Skill Test/Computer Proficiency Test

Wherever Applicable

Before beginning the SSC CHSL preparation, it is important to make note of changes in exam pattern and syllabus. The modifications to SSC CHSL Exam Pattern 2019 are given below::

SSC CHSL 2019 Tier 1 exam will be conducted in online mode.

Introduction of a descriptive paper of 100 marks within 60 minutes in pen and paper mode.

Reduction in time limit for examination of Tier -I from 75 minutes to 60 minutes.

Tier III will remain same.

No Sectional Cut off.

SSC CHSL Syllabus 2019

Since the SSC CHSL is comprised of 3 different levels, we must deal with their syllabus independently.

This is an objective exam which will be conducted online. There are 4 sections in the Tier 1 exam of SSC CHSL 2019, with 100 questions which account for a total of 200 marks. The subject-wise details are given below:



No of Questions

Max Marks

Exam Duration


General Intelligence and Reasoning



60 minutes


General Awareness




Quantitative Aptitude




English Comprehension







SSC CHSL Tier 1 Syllabus

General Intelligence and Reasoning

Quantitative Ability

English Language

General Awareness

Logical Reasoning


Reading Comprehension


Alphanumeric Series

Profit & Loss

Cloze Test


Ranking/Direction/Alphabet Test

Mixtures & Allegations

Para jumbles


Data Sufficiency

Simple Interest & Compound Interest & Surds & Indices


Economic Scene

Coded Inequalities

Work & Time

Fill in the blanks

General Policy

Seating Arrangement

Time & Distance

Multiple Meaning/Error Spotting

Scientific Research


Mensuration – Cylinder, Cone, Sphere

Paragraph Completion

Awards and Honors


Data Interpretation

One Word Substitution

Books and Authors


Ratio & Proportion, Percentage

Active/Passive Voice


Blood Relations

Number Systems


Input Output

Sequence & Series


Coding Decoding

Permutation, Combination &Probability


Important Points:

There is negative marking in SSC CHSL 2019 Tier 1 Exam. Giving a wrong answer to a question will lead to a penalty of 0.5 marks in all sections

The exam duration is 100 minutes for candidates who are visually handicapped.

SSC CHSL Tier 2 Syllabus

This is a descriptive exam that is designed to test the written skills of the candidates in English/Hindi. The Paper would comprise writing of an Essay of 200-250 words and Letter/Application writing of approximately 150-200 words. The minimum qualifying marks in Tier-II would be 33 per cent. The performance in Tier II would be included for preparing merit. The best way to prepare for the same is to read lots of articles from various newspapers. Apart from this, you need to be well aware of the pattern of Letter and Application.

Important Points:

The exam is of 60 minutes’ duration and carries 100 marks.

The questions are based on 10 level.

The exam is qualifying in nature.

Part paper written in Hindi and Part in English will not be evaluated.

The exam duration is 80 minutes for candidates who are visually handicapped or suffer from cerebral palsy.

SSC CHSL Tier 3 Exam Syllabus

The Tier 3 of SSC CHSl Exam 2019 comprises of a couple of skill tests which are required for certain government posts.

Skill Test for Data Entry Operator(DEO):

Data Entry Speed of 8,000 (eight thousand) Key Depressions per hour on Computer.

The duration of the Test will be 15 (Fifteen) minutes .

Typing Test for Postal Assistant/Sorting Assistant LDCs and Court Clerks:

Typing Test will be conducted in English or Hindi and candidates while applying for the Examination, will have to indicate his/her choice/option for Skill Test Medium in the Application Form.

Typing Test will be of qualifying in nature.

It will be administered on the Computer, to be provided by the Commission or any agency authorized by the Commission.

Candidates opting for English medium should have typing speed of 35 words per minute.

Candidates opting for Hindi medium should have typing speed of 30 words per minute.

The speed will be adjudged on the accuracy of typing on the Computer of a given text passage in 10 minutes.

Visually Handicapped candidates (with 40% disability and above) will be allowed 30 minutes.

Note: After skill test or typing test, those candidates who qualify it, will be appointed based on their position in the merit list.

Application Fee

For Gen/ OBC: Rs. 100/-

For SC/ ST: Nil

Pay the Examination Fee through Debit Card, Credit Card, Net Banking.

Important Dates to Remember

Starting Date for Submission of Online Application: 05 March 2019

Last Date for Submission of Online Application: 05 April 2019

Last Date for Payment of Fee (Online): 07 April 2019

Last Date for Payment of Fee (Offline): 09 April 2019

Date of Computer Based Examination (Paper-I): 01-26 July 2019

Date of Computer Based Examination (Paper II): 29 Sept 2019

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