SSC CHSL 2020-21: Apply Online for 4726 Vacancies till 26 Dec, Download Combined Higher Secondary (10+2) Exam Notification Here

Staff Selection Commission (SSC) has again extended the online application last date for Combined Higher Secondary (10+2) Level Exam till 26 December.  Check Application Link, Eligibility, Salary, Exam Dates, Selection Process, Exam Pattern, Syllabus, Admit Card and Other Details Here

Created On: Dec 22, 2020 20:21 IST
SSC CHSL 2020-21
SSC CHSL 2020-21

SSC CHSL 2020-21 Notification: The last date for SSC CHSL Online Application has been extended up to 26 December 2020 by the Staff Selection Commission (SSC). All those who have yet not registered for SSC CHSL 2020 have a last chance to fill up the application before the closure of online application window.  No further extension of the last date will be granted.

Earlier, the last date of online application Combined Higher Secondary (10+2) Level Exam 2020-21 was 19 December 2020. A total of 4726 vacancies are available for Lower Divisional Clerk (LDC)/ Junior Secretariat Assistant (JSA), Postal Assistant (PA)/ Sorting Assistant (SA) and Data Entry Operators (DEO) Posts under various Ministries/ Departments/ Offices of the Government of India and their Attached & Subordinate Offices.

Candidates seeking to apply for SSC CHSL Recruitment 2020 should be 12th class passed from a recognized Board or University. Their age should be between 18 years and 27 years.

Candidates who will apply successfully will be called for National Level SSC CHSL Exam 2021. SSC CHSL Tier 1 Computer Based Exam is scheduled to be held from 12 April 2021 to 27 April 2021. The candidates who will qualify in SSC CHSL Tier 1 will be called for SSC CHSL Tier 2 2021 which is a Descriptive Type Paper. Those who would qualify in Tier 2 shall be called for SSC CHSL Tier 3 - Typing Test/ Skill Test

The candidates can check more details on SSC CHSL 2020 such as salary, selection process, application process below:

SSC CHSL Last Date Extension Notice

SSC CHSL 2020 Important Dates

Event Dates

Starting Date of Online Application

06 November 2020

Last Date of Online Application

26 December 2020

Last date for making online fee payment

28 December 2020

Last date for generation of offline Challan

30 December 2020

Last date for payment through Challan (during working hours of Bank)

1 January 2021

SSC CHSL Tier 1 Exam Date 2021

12 April 2021 to 27 April 2021

SSC CHSL Tier 2 Exam Date 2021

to be announced

SSC CHSL 2020 Vacancy Details:

Total Posts - 4726

  • Lower Divisional Clerk (LDC)/Junior Secretariat Assistant (JSA) - 1538 Posts
  • Postal Assistant (PA)/Sorting Assistant (SA) - 3181 Posts
  • Data Entry Operators (DEO and Data Entry Operator, Grade ‘A’ - 7 posts

Candidates can check department wise and category wise vacancy details throigh the link below:

SSC CHSL Vacancies Notification PDF 2020 

SSC CHSL Extension Notice 2020

SSC CHSL Pay Scale:

  • Lower Division Clerk (LDC)/Junior Secretariat Assistant (JSA): Pay Level-2 (Rs. 19,900-63,200).
  • Postal Assistant (PA)/Sorting Assistant (SA): Pay Level-4(Rs. 25,500-81,100).
  • Data Entry Operator (DEO): Pay Level-4(Rs. 25,500-81,100) and Level-5(Rs.29,200-92,300).
  • Data Entry Operator, Grade ‘A’: Pay Level-4(Rs. 25,500-81,100).

SSC CHSL 2020 Salary after 7 Pay Commission

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SSC CHSL 2020 Eligibility Criteria

Educational Qualification: 

  • For LDC/ JSA, PA/ SA, DEO (except DEOs in C&AG): 12th passed or equivalent examination from a recognized Board or University.
  • For Data Entry Operator (DEO) in the Office of Comptroller and Auditor General of India (C&AG): 12th passed in Science stream with Mathematics as a subject from a recognized Board or equivalent. 


A candidate must be either:

  • a citizen of India, or
  • a subject of Nepal, or
  • a subject of Bhutan, or
  • a Tibetan refugee who came over to India, before the 1st January,1962, with the intention of permanently settling in India, or
  • a person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, East African countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania(Formerly Tanganyika and Zanzibar),Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia and Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India.

SSC CHSL Age Limit:

18 to 27 years (Relaxation as per govt. Rules)

Age Relaxation:

  • OBC - 3 years
  • ST/SC - 5 years
  • PH+Gen - 10 years
  • PH + OBC - 13 years
  • PH + SC/ST - 15 years
  • Ex-Servicemen (Gen) - 3 years
  • Ex-Servicemen (OBC) - 6 years
  • Ex-Servicemen (SC/ST) - 8 years

SSC CHSL Selection Process:

SSC CHSL Selection will be done on the basis of:

  • Tier I Exam - Computer Based Examination
  • Tier II - Descriptive Paper
  • Tier III - Typing Test/ Skill Test.

SSC CHSL Exam Pattern

SSC CHSL Tier 1 Exam Pattern:

The exam will be conducted through online mode. There will 100 objective type questions on:


No. of questions

Maximum marks


English Language



60 Minutes (80 Minutes for candidates eligible for scribes)

General Intelligence



Quantitative Aptitude



General Awareness






The will be set both in English & Hindi. There will be negative marking of 0.50 marks for each wrong answer.

SSC CHSL Syllabus (Important Topics):

English Language:

  • Synonyms
  • Antonyms
  • Homonyms
  • One Word Substitution
  • Sentence Completion
  • Spotting Errors
  • Sentence Improvement
  • Idioms & Phrases
  • Spelling Test
  • Reading comprehension
  • Active/ Passive Voice of Verbs
  • Conversion into Direct/ Indirect narration
  • Shuffling of Sentence parts
  • Shuffling of Sentences in a passage
  • Cloze Passage
  • Fill in the Blanks

General Intelligence and Reasoning

  • Analogies – Semantic Analogy, Symbolic/ Number Analogy, Figural Analogy
  • Classification – Semantic Classification, Symbolic/ Number Classification, Figural Classification
  • Space Orientation
  • Venn Diagrams
  • Drawing inferences
  • Series - Semantic Series, Number Series, Figural Series
  • Problem Solving
  • Emotional and Social Intelligence
  • Word Building
  • Coding and Decoding
  • Operations - Symbolic operations, Numerical operations
  • Punched hole/ pattern–folding & Un-folding
  • Figural Pattern–folding and completion
  • Embedded Figures
  • Critical thinking

Important Quantitative Aptitude

  • Number System
  • Fundamental arithmetical operations
  • Algebra
  • Geometry
  • Mensuration
  • Trigonometry
  • Statistical Charts

General Awarness - The questions will be framed from:

  • Current Affairs
  • Polity
  • Geography
  • Economy and Scientific Research
  • History
  • Culture

SSC Tier 2 Exam Pattern

The paper  will be conducted in pen and paper mode on following topics.

Important Topics

Word Limit

Total Marks


Essay Writing

200 - 250 Approx



Letter/Application Writing


150-200 Approx

The minimum qualifying marks in Tier-II will be 33%.

SSC Tier 3 Skill Test

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

  • It is a skill based test on computer and the medium of the Typing Test is Hindi and English. The candidates will have to opt for the medium of Typing Test (i.e. either Hindi or English) while filling up the online Application Form. The test is qualifying in nature.
  • The candidates will asked to type with a speed of 30 wpm in English and 30 wpm in Hindi in 10 minutes

Typing Test for DEO:

  • It is qualifying in nature. The speed of the candidates should be 8,000 Key Depressions per hour on Computer. The ‘Speed of 8000 key (15000 for DEO in the Office of the Comptroller and Auditor General of India -C&AG) depressions per hour on computer’ will be adjudged on the basis of the correct entry of words/ key depressions as per the given passage. the duration of the Test will be 15minutes and printed matter in English containing about 2000-2200 key-depressions (3700-4000 for DEO in the Office of the Comptroller and Auditor General of India - C&AG) would be given to each candidate who would enter the same in the Computer

SSC CHSL Final Selection will be done on the basis of Document Verification (DV)

SSC CHSL Admit Card 2021

SSC will release the admit card before 2 weeks of the all the exam on its region websites i.e. NR, SR, WR, NER, ER, MPR,KKR, NWR and CR.

SSC Exam Centres 2021

Examination Centers and
Center Code

SSC Region and
States/ UTs under
the jurisdiction of
the Region

Address of the Regional
Offices/ Website

Agra(3001), Allahabad(3003),
Bareilly(3005), Gorakhpur(3007) ,
Kanpur(3009), Lucknow(3010),
Meerut(3011), Varanasi(3013),
Bhagalpur(3201), Muzaffarpur(3205),Patna(3206)

Central Region (CR)/
Bihar and Uttar

Regional Director (CR),
Staff Selection
21-23, Lowther Road,
Uttar Pradesh-211002.

Gangtok(4001), Ranchi(4205),
Barasat(4402), Berhampore
(WB)(4403), Chinsurah (4405),
Jalpaiguri(4408), Kolkata(4410),
Malda(4412), Midnapur(4413),
Siliguri(4415), Berhampore(Odisha)
(4602), Bhubaneshwar(4604),
Cuttack(4605), Keonjhargarh(4606),
Sambalpur(4609), Port Blair (4802)

Eastern Region (ER)/
Andaman &
The Nicobar Islands,
Jharkhand, Odisha,
Sikkim and West

Regional Director (ER),
Staff Selection
1st MSO Building,(8th
Floor), 234/4,
Acharya Jagadish
Chandra Bose
Road, Kolkata,
West Bengal-700020

Bangalore(9001), Dharwar(9004),
Gulbarga(9005), Mangalore(9008),
Mysore(9009), Kochi(9204),
Thiruvananthapuram(9211), Thrissur(9212)

Karnataka, Kerala
Region (KKR)/
Karnataka and

Regional Director (KKR),
Staff Selection
The commission, 1st Floor,
“E” Wing, Kendriya
Sadan, Koramangala,

Bhopal(6001), Chindwara(6003),
Guna(6004), Gwalior(6005),
Indore(6006), Jabalpur(6007),
Khandwa(6009), Ratlam(6011),
Satna(6014), Sagar(6015),
Ambikapur(6201), Bilaspur(6202)
Jagdalpur(6203), Raipur(6204),

Madhya Pradesh
Sub-Region (MPR)/
Chhattisgarh and
Madhya Pradesh

Dy. Director (MPR),
Staff Selection
J-5, Anupam Nagar,

Almora(2001), Dehradun(2002),
Haldwani(2003), Srinagar
Haridwar(2005), Delhi(2201),
Ajmer(2401), Alwar(2402),
Bharatpur(2403), Bikaner(2404),
Jaipur(2405), Jodhpur(2406),
Kota(2407), Sriganganagar(2408),

Northern Region (NR)/
NCT of Delhi,
Rajasthan and

Regional Director (NR),
Staff Selection Commission,
Block No. 12,
CGO Complex, Lodhi
Road, New Delhi-110003

Anantnag(1001), Baramula(1002),
Jammu(1004), Leh(1005),
Srinagar(J&K)(1007), Kargil(1008),
Dodda (1009), Hamirpur(1202),
Shimla(1203), Bathinda (1401),
Jalandhar(1402), Patiala(1403),
Amritsar(1404), Chandigarh(1601)

North Western
Sub-Region (NWR)/
Haryana, Himachal
Pradesh, Jammu
and Kashmir and

Dy. Director (NWR),
Staff Selection
Block No. 3, Ground
Floor, Kendriya Sadan,
Sector-9, Chandigarh160009

Guntur(8001), Kurnool(8003),
Rajahmundry(8004), Tirupati(8006),
Vijaywada(8008), Chennai(8201),
Coimbatore(8202), Madurai(8204),
Tiruchirapalli(8206), Tirunelveli(8207),
Puducherry(8401), Hyderabad(8601),
Nizamabad(8602), Warangal(8603)

Southern Region (SR)/
Andhra Pradesh,
Puducherry, Tamil
Nadu and

Regional Director (SR),
Staff Selection
Commission, 2nd Floor, EVK
Sampath Building,
DPI Campus,
College Road, Chennai,
Tamil Nadu-600006

Vadodara(7002), Rajkot(7006),
Surat(7007), Bhavnagar(7009),
Kutch(7010), Amravati(7201),
Kolhapur(7203), Mumbai(7204),
Nagpur(7205), Nanded (7206),
Nashik(7207), Pune(7208),
Thane(7210), Bhandara(7211),
Chandrapur(7212), Akola(7213),
Jalgaon(7214), Ahmednagar(7215),
Alibaug(7216), Panaji(7801)

Western Region
Dadra and Nagar
Haveli, Daman and
Diu, Goa, Gujarat
and Maharashtra

Regional Director (WR),
Staff Selection
Commission,1st Floor,
South Wing,
Pratishtha Bhawan,
101, Maharshi Karve
Road, Mumbai,

Itanagar(5001), Dibrugarh(5102),
Jorhat(5107), Silchar(5111),
Kohima(5302), Shillong(5401),
Ukhrul(5503), Agartala(5601),

North Eastern
Region (NER)/
Arunachal Pradesh,
Assam, Manipur,
Mizoram, Nagaland
and Tripura.

Regional Director (NER),
Staff Selection
Housed Complex,
Last Gate-Basistha
Road, P. O. Assam
Sachivalaya, Dispur,
Guwahati, Assam781006

SSC CHSL Answer Key 2021

The commision will upload the tentative Answer Keys of the Computer Based Examination will be placed on the website of the Commission after the exam . Candidates may go through the Answer Keys and submit online representations, if any, within the time limit given by the Commission, on payment of Rs 100/- per question. Any representation regarding the Answer Keys received through the online modality within the time limit fixed by the Commission at the time of uploading of the Answer Keys will be scrutinized before finalizing the Answer Keys and the decision of the Commission in this regard will be final. Representations on the matter received through any other modalities e.g. letter, application, email, etc.

SSC CHSL Result 2021

The result will be annoiunced after considering all the objections against answer key on SSC official website. Recently, SSC had conducted the exam for CHSL 2019/ SSC CHSL 209-20 Result is expected in the month of December 2020.

SSC CHSL Document Verification 2021

All the candidates qualified for Document Verification (DV) are required to appear for DV along with the photocopies and original documents .Candidates have to bring two passport size recent colour photographs and one original valid Photo ID Proof while appearing for the Document Verification.

How to Apply SSC CHSL Recruitment 2020-21 for LDA/JSA/DEO/PA/SA Posts ?

Eligible can apply for SSC CHSL Exam from 06 November to 19 December 2020 by following process:

1.Part-I (One-Time Registration) - Go to SSC official website and register.

2.Part-II (Online Application Form) -After registration, Click 'Apply link' in 'Combined Higher Secondary (10+2) Level Examination 2019 Section' under Latest Notifications tab by using the Registration Number‟ and password. 

SSC CHSL 2020 Application Fee:


SSC CHSL Recruitment Notification PDF 2020 

SSC CHSL Last Date Notification PDF 2020 

Important Notice for Combined Higher Secondary (10+2) Level Examination, 2020

SSC CHSL Online Application Link

SSC Website

 SSC has released the SSC CHSL 2020 Notification on its official website and in the employment newspapers in the month of November.


What are SSC CHSL 2020 Registration Dates ?

06 November to 19 December 2020

How many vacancies are available for SSC CHSL 2020-21 ?

A total of 4726 vacancies are available for Lower Divisional Clerk (LDC)/ Junior Secretariat Assistant (JSA), Postal Assistant (PA)/ Sorting Assistant (SA) and Data Entry Operators (DEO) Posts

What is the age limit for SSC CHSL Exam ?

18 to 27 Years

What is the selection process for SSC CHSL Posts ?

SSC CHSL Selection will be done on the basis of: Tier I Exam - Computer Based Examination Tier II - Descriptive Paper Tier III - Typing Test/ Skill Test.

When is SSC CHSL Exam 2021 ?

SSC CHSL Exam is schedule to be held from 12 April 2021 to 27 April 2021.

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Job Summary
NotificationSSC CHSL 2020-21: 4726 Vacancies Notified, Apply Online before 15 December, Download Combined Higher Secondary Recruitment Notification
Last Date of SubmissionDec 26, 2020
Organization Staff Selection Commission (SSC)
Education Qual Senior Secondary, Other Qualifications
Functional Administration, Other Funtional Area