SSC CHSL 2024 Notification Apply Online Starts for 3712 Vacancies

The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) Combined Higher Secondary Level (CHSL) examination is a highly competitive recruitment drive conducted annually to fill various positions in government departments and ministries. The SSC CHSL 2024 exam offers an opportunity for prospective candidates to secure positions such as LDC (Lower Division Clerk), DEO (Data Entry Operator), JSA (Junior Secretariat Officer), etc. SSC released the detailed notification of SSC CHSL 2024 on its official website @

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The SSC CHSL 2024 notification has been released for the total number of 3712 vacancies. The online registration window has opened from 08 April 2024 and will remain active till 07 May 2024. The CHSL Exam shall be completed in 2 stage process i.e. Tier I & Tier II. Before filling out the application form, candidates must ensure that they fulfil the entire eligibility criteria set by SSC for the SSC CHSL 2024. Interested candidates can go through this column to get the relevant information regarding SSC CHSL 2024 Notification PDF.

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Important Dates

Aspirants must be acquainted with the SSC CHSL 2024 Important Dates. Candidates must prepare early for the examination as per the dates to increase their chances of final selection. The SSC CHSL 2024 Important Dates has been mentioned in the table below.

SSC CHSL 2024 Notification: Important Dates

SSC CHSL Detailed Notification Release Date08 April 2024
SSC CHSL Apply Online Starts08 April 2024
SSC CHSL Last Date to Apply Online07 May 2024
SSC CHSL Tier I Exam01-12 July 2024
SSC CHSL Tier II ExamTo be Announced

Apply Online Link

SSC CHSL 2024 Apply Online Link has been activated by the SSC on its official website. Candidates should fill out their application form before the last date, to avoid last-minute rush. Aspirants also need to ensure that the documents as specified in the Notification PDF gets uploaded while applying for SSC CHSL 2024. The direct apply online link for SSC CHSL 2024 has been provided in the below section.

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SSC CHSL 2024 Apply Online Link

Exam Date

SSC has notified about the Tier I CHSL Exam Date 2024 via a separate notification. Because of 18th Lok Sabha Election exam has been re-scheduled. Candidates preparing for the CHSL 2024 must be acquainted with the exam date. SSC CHSL Tier II Exam Date 2024 will be notified later.

SSC CHSL Exam Date 2024

Tier I01-12 July 2024
Tier IITo be notified

Eligibility Criteria

Candidates applying for the recruitment process of SSC CHSL 2024 must ensure that they meet all the eligibility criteria. If not fulfilled the application form of the aspirant will be rejected. The eligibility criteria include conditions like Educational Qualification, Age limit & Nationality.

SSC CHSL Nationality

An applicant must be an Indian citizen to be eligible for this recruitment process or a citizen of:

  • Nepal
  • Bhutan or
  • Indian origin migrated from Sri Lanka, Burma, Pakistan, Vietnam and East African Countries (intending to reside in India)

SSC CHSL Educational Qualification

Candidates must have the below-mentioned minimum Educational Qualification for the valid candidature for the positions of Data Entry Operator(DEO), Lower Division Clerk(LDC), and Junior Secretariat Assistant(JSA).

PostMinimum Educational Qualification
DEOC&AG, Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution, and Ministry of Culture: 12th Pass (in Science Stream with Mathematics as a Subject)
Except for above12th Pass
LDC (Lower Division Clerk), JSA (Junior Secretariat Assistant)12th Pass

SSC CHSL Age Limit

The SSC CHSL Age Limit is set, as the applicant’s age must fall between 18 years and 27 years. The cut-off date for the age limit is 01 August 2024. The Staff Selection Commission provides age relaxation for the various categories candidates, the details of which has been mentioned below.

CategoryAge Relaxation
OBC03 years
SC/ST05 years
PwBD Unreserved10 years
OBC13 years
SC/ST15 years
Ex-SM03 years
Defence Personnel (Disable in Operation)03 years
Defence Personnel (Disable in Operation)- SC/ST08 years
Widow/Divorced Women/Judicially Separated (not remarried)35 years of age
Widow/Divorced Women/Judicially Separated (not remarried)- SC/ST40 years of age
Central Govt. Employees40 years of age
Central Govt. Employees- SC/ST40 years of age

Application Fee

To complete the registration process eligible candidates have to pay the application fee. The amount of the fees depend on the category to which a candidate belongs to. Students belonging to SC, ST, PwBD, and Ex-SM Category as well as female candidates are exempted from paying the application fees whereas others have to pay an amount of Rs.100.

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CategoryApplication Fee
For Females, SC, ST, PwBD & Ex-SMNil
Other Candidates (Male, EWS, OBC)Rs. 100/-

Selection Process

The SSC CHSL Selection Process has two-tier examinations, both are Computer Based, they are:

  • Tier I (Pre)
  • Tier II (Mains)

Note: The Tier II Stage include objective test, skill test, and typing test. The Skill Test is for the Data Entry Operator(DEO) and Typing Test is for LDC (Lower Division Clerk), and JSA(Junior Secretariat Assistant).

Exam Pattern

The SSC has updated its Tier II exam pattern in the SSC CHSL 2024 Notification. The final merit list shall be drawn based on the marks obtained in the Tier II examination (of Sections I & II) (Tier I shall be qualifying in nature). Tier-wise SSC CHSL 2024 Exam Pattern has been discussed below.

SSC CHSL Tier I Examination

SubjectNo. of Qs.Max. MarksDuration
Reasoning255060 minutes (1 hour)
Quantitative Aptitude2550
English Language2550
General Awareness2550
Total10020060 minutes

SSC CHSL Tier II Examination

SessionSectionModuleNo. of Qs.Max. MarksDuration
Session I (2hrs 15mins)Section IModule I: Mathematical Abilities309060 minutes (1 hour)
Module II: Reasoning3090
Section IIModule I: English & Comprehension4012060 minutes (1 hour)
Module II: General Awareness2060
Section IIIModule I: Computer Knowledge154515 minutes
Session IISection IIIModule II: Part A/B: Skill Test (for DEOs)15 minutes
Module II: Part C: Typing Test (for LDC/JSA)10 minutes

Note: Section III (Module I: Computer Knowledge and Module II: Skill Test/ Typing Test) is qualifying in nature.

Negative Marking Scheme

To prevent the candidates from wild guessing and biasedness in the exam, there is a negative marking for the SCC CHSL examination for both tiers.

  • For Tier I: Negative marking of 0.50 marks i.e. one-fourth (2 marks for each right answer) for each answer marked wrong.
  • For Tier II: 1 mark i.e. one-third (3 marks for each right answer) shall be deducted for each answer marked wrong.


Sections included in SSC CHSL 2024 are General Intelligence, Quantitative Aptitude, English & General Awareness. In addition to these Tier II includes Computer proficiency. The detailed SSC CHSL 2024 Syllabus is discussed below.

Quantitative Aptitude

Number SystemsComputation of Whole Numbers, Decimals, and Fractions; Relationship between numbers
Fundamental Arithmetical OperationsPercentages, Ratio and Proportion, Square Roots, Averages, Interest (Simple and Compound), Profit and Loss, Discount, Partnership Business, Mixture and Alligation, Time and Distance, Time and Work
AlgebraBasic Algebraic Identities of School Algebra, Elementary Surds, Graphs of Linear Equations
GeometryElementary Geometric Figures and Facts, Triangles and their various kinds of centres, Congruence and similarity of triangles, Circles and their chords, tangents, angles subtended by chords of a circle, common tangents to two or more circles
MensurationTriangle, Quadrilaterals, Regular Polygons, Circle, Right Prism, Right Circular Cone, Right Circular Cylinder, Sphere, Hemispheres, Rectangular Parallelepiped, Regular Right Pyramid with triangular or square Base
TrigonometryTrigonometry, Trigonometric Ratios, Complementary Angles, Height and Distances, Standard Identities
Statistics and ProbabilityUse of Tables and Graphs: Histogram, Frequency Polygon, Bar-diagram, Pie-chart; Measures of Central Tendency: Mean, Median, Mode, Standard Deviation; Calculation of simple probabilities.

Reasoning & General Intelligence

Semantic AnalogySymbolic OperationsSymbolic/Number AnalogyTrends
Figural AnalogySpace OrientationSemantic ClassificationVenn Diagrams
Symbolic/Number ClassificationDrawing InferencesFigural ClassificationPunched Hole/Pattern-folding & Unfolding
Semantic SeriesNumber SeriesEmbedded FiguresCritical Thinking
Problem-SolvingEmotional IntelligenceWord BuildingSocial Intelligence
Coding and DecodingNumerical Operations

Computer Proficiency

TopicsSub Topics
Computer BasicsOrganization of a computer, Central Processing Unit (CPU), input/output devices, computer memory, memory organization, backup devices, PORTs, Windows Explorer, Keyboard shortcuts
SoftwareWindows Operating system including basics of Microsoft Office like MS Word, MS Excel, and PowerPoint etc.
Working with the Internet and E-mailsWeb Browsing & Searching, Downloading & Uploading, Managing an E-mail Account, e-Banking
Basics of Networking and Cyber SecurityNetworking devices and protocols, Network and information security threats and preventive measures


For the recruitment cycle of 2024, SSC has indicated that the vacant post in the CHSL category is 3,712 (Tentative). The post-wise & category-wise SSC CHSL Vacancy 2024 shall be announced in due course on the official website. In comparison to the previous year’s vacancy it has significantly increased, which is a good sign for the applicants.


SSC CHSL Salary 2024 includes basic pay & other perks and allowances which makes it an attractive package and job. The initial basic pay for the various posts has been discussed below.

SSC CHSL Salary 2024

PostPay LevelInitial Basic Pay
LDCLevel 2Rs. 19,900/-
JSALevel 2Rs. 19,900/-
DEOLevel 4Rs. 25,500/-
Level 5Rs. 29,200/-
DEO Grade ‘A’Level 4Rs. 25,500/-

This comprehensive guide provides all the necessary information regarding the SSC CHSL 2024 Notification, helping aspirants prepare effectively for the examination. For further details and updates, candidates are advised to visit the official website of the Staff Selection Commission.

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