New Syllabus and Scheme of SSC CHSL 2016- Jagranjosh

Staff Selection Commission is geared to conduct Combined Higher Secondary Level (10+2) Exam 2016 for filling up the post of Lower Division Clerk and Data Entry Operator.

Created On: Nov 1, 2016 03:00 IST
Modified On: Nov 1, 2016 15:14 IST

Staff Selection Commission (SSC) will hold a Combined All India Open Online Examination for recruitment to the posts of Data Entry Operator and Lower Division Clerk for which 12th Standard Pass or equivalent is the minimum qualification from this year onwards. SSC has also changed the Exam plan for assessing candidate’s ability.

Scheme and Syllabus of Examination:  The Online examination will be held in the following subjects for the post of Data Entry Operator and Lower Division Clerk followed by Skill Test and Typing Test respectively.

Scheme of the Written Examination

Date of Tier-I Exam



Max. Marks

Number of Questions

Total Duration

07 Jan 2017- 05 Feb 2017


General  Intelligence



75 Minutes


English Language (Basic Knowledge)




Quantitative Aptitude (Basic Arithmetic Skill)




General Awareness



The examination will consist of
         i. a Computer based Written Examination (Tier-I),
         ii. Descriptive Paper (Tier-II) and
         iii. Typing Test/Skill Test (Tier-III) Examination for the post of Data Entry Operator, Postal Assistant & Sorting Assistant (PA/SA), Lower Division Clerk and Court Clerk.

Computer Based Examination (Objective type):
         a. Written examination consists of Objective Type- Multiple choice questions only.
         b. The questions will be set both in English & Hindi for Part-I, III & IV.
         c. There will be negative marking of 0.50 marks for each wrong answer.

** Answer Keys will be placed on Commission’s website after written examination.

Syllabus of the Written Examination

Latest- Selection Procedure for SSC CHSL 2016

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All the Best‼!


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