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SSC Combined Higher Secondary Level (10+2) Examination 2016: Eligibility Criteria

Oct 13, 2016 11:32 IST

    Staff Selection Commission (SSC) has issued notification for Combined Higher Secondary Level (10+2) Examination for 2016. The recruitment will be for 5134 posts of Postal Assistants/Sorting Assistants, Data Entry Operators, Lower Divisional Clerks and Court Clerks. The eligible and interested candidates who wish to appear for the examination can apply for the posts through the prescribed format on or before 07 November 2016.

    The candidates who wish to apply for the post should get enough knowledge on the eligibility criteria they offer for the posts. The article contains details of eligibility criteria so that the applying candidates can take a look at it for detailed information.

    SSC CHSL Exam 2016 Notification: 5134 Assistant, LDC, DEO & Clerk Posts

    SSC CHSL Eligibility:

    A. Nationality / Citizenship

    A candidate must be either:

    (a) a citizen of India, or
    (b) a subject of Nepal, or
    (c) a subject of Bhutan, or
    (d) a Tibetan refugee who came over to India, before the 1st January,1962,with the intention of permanently settling in India, or
    (e) 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. Provided that a candidate belonging to categories (b), (c), (d) and (e) above shall be a person in whose favour a certificate of eligibility has been issued by the Government of India. A candidate in whose case a certificate of eligibility is necessary may be admitted to the Examination but the offer of appointment will be given only after the necessary eligibility certificate has been issued to him/her by the Government of India.

    B. Age Limit: 18-27 years as on 01.01.2017 (Candidates born not before 02-01-1990 and not later than 01-01-1999)

    Permissible relaxation of Upper age limit: Relaxation in upper age limit is permissible for different categories. Upper age relaxation is mentioned for few categories is mentioned below. For full list, refer the complete notification.

    Code No. Category

    Age-Relaxation permissible beyond

    Upper age limit

    01 SC/ST 5 years
    02 OBC 3 years
    03 PH 10 years
    04 PH+OBC 13 years
    05 PH+
    15 years

    C. Educational Qualification (As on 01.01.2017): Candidates must have passed 12th Standard or equivalent examination from a recognized Board or University.

    Candidates who have not acquired but will acquire the educational qualification and acquire documentary evidence from the Board/University in support thereof as on 01.01.2017 will also be eligible.

    All candidates who are called for appearing at the Typing Test/Skill Test will be required to produce the relevant Certificate in Original such as Mark sheets, Provisional Certificate, etc. as proof of having acquired the minimum educational qualification on or before 01.01.2017 failing which the candidature of such candidate will be cancelled by the Commission.

    The candidates who are able to prove, by documentary evidence that the result of the qualifying examination was declared on or before the cutoff date i.e. 01.01.2017 and he/she has been declared passed, will also be considered to have the required Educational Qualification.

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