Every year, there are huge number of vacancies across various departments in the Govt. of India offices for which a common recruitment is held.For those searching for government jobs,SSC CHSL 2016 exam notification released recently is a good opportunity.This Combined Higher Secondary Level Examination by SSC is conducted for recruitment of Postal Assistants/ Sorting Assistants, Data Entry Operators, Lower Divisional Clerks & Court Clerk.
Staff Selection Commission (SSC) is responsible for conducting recruitments to all group B & C posts in the Ministries/ Departments of the Govt. of India & other central government organizations.
Since there are no interviews too, lakhs of candidates appear for SSC exams each year.
Vacancies & Salary Details:
Here are the information about the no. of posts, approximate salary of jobs filled through this CHSL exams:
Approx. salary / month
|Postal Assistants/Sorting Assistants (PA/SA)|| |
|Lower Divisional Clerks (LDC)|| |
|Data Entry Operators (DEO)|| |
|Court Clerks|| |
The salary mentioned above are based on previous payscales & would increase after the implementation of 7th central pay commission (CPC).
Dates to Note:
Last date of online application: November 25, 2016
Exams to be held on Tier I – January 7 & February 5, 2017 | Tier II – April 9, 2017
Who are Eligible?
To apply for SSC CHSL 2016 exam, you are required to satisfy certain eligibility conditions such as,
- Agelimit: 18 – 27 yrs as on 1.08.2016 or 1.01.2017 (+5yrs: SC/ST,+3yrs:OBC +10yrs: PH)
- Pass in Std.12 or equivalent as on Jan 1, 2017
As the minimum educational qualification is 12th std, all those who have a degree from regular or distance education (must be from recognized university) are also eligible to apply.
Since these jobs are not part of banking sector, IBPS exam scores are NOT required to apply.
SSC shall conduct an objective written examination for the above mentioned posts.
- For Data Entry Operator, there will a Written exam & Skill test (data entry)
- Postal/ Sorting Assistant, Lower Division Clerk & Court Clerks: Written test & Typing test.
The written test consists of two stages – Tier I (objective questions) & Tier II (descriptive test).
While there is negative marking for each wrong answer (0.25 marks), only those candidates, who secure at least the minimum qualifying cutoff marks in the Tier-I & Tier-II will be called for Tier III (skill test/ typing test).
Books: Here are the SSC CHSL exam books that you would be searching all over the internet.The list of books are sure to help you to learn, practice & revise.
* SSC CHSL Exam Guide for Rs.170 – Click here to buy online
* Solved question papers of SSC CHSL (2009 – 2015) - Click here to buy for Rs.88
* SSC CHSL Practice Papers (15 sets) – Click here to buy online for Rs.96
How to Register?
Candidates interested to apply for the SSC Combined Higher Secondary Level can choose to submit their applications through online mode only.
The application fee is Rs.100 should be paid online after submitting your registration form by transferring the amount via internet banking, debit/ credit cards/ SBI challan etc.,
FEE EXEMPTION: All women candidates & males/ females who belong to SC/ST, Physically Handicapped and Ex-servicemen are completely exempted from paying fees (not required to pay).
More details here:
Before proceeding to apply, do remember to download the SSC CHSL 2016 Exam notification from the official website here (.pdf)
Online application – click here to apply