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Exam SSC CHSL - Year 2020

About CHSL About CHSL


To recruit eligible candidates for the post of lower division clerks (LDC), postal assistants (PA), data entry operators (DEO), and sorting assistants (SA), SSC conducts CHSL examination. To apply for this exam, the candidates should have passed their (10 + 2) or an equivalent examination from a Recognized University or board. The examination is held in three stages on various centers allotted by SSC.

Notifcation Notifcation

SSC CHSL 2020 Notification

Right now no Notification release for the SSC CHSL 2020 Form Date, the SSC CHSL 2020 Notification May be released on 3rd week of November or 1st week of Dec 2019

Exam Pattern Exam Pattern

SSC CHSL Exam Pattern

SSC CHSL 2020 Exam Pattern

TierExam TypeExam Mode
Tier-IObjective Multiple ChoiceComputer Based Test
Tier-IIDescriptive Paper in English/HindiPen and Paper Based
Tier-IIISkill Test/Computer Proficiency TestWhatever Applicable


  • Exam Duration: 60 Minutes (80 Min for candidates eligible for scribes)
  • Paper Language: will be available both in Hindi & English except for the English Language.
  • Question Type: MCQ
  • Negative Making: 0.5 marks will be deducted for each wrong answer.
SectionSubjectNo of QuestionsMax Marks
1General Intelligence and Reasoning2550
2General Awareness2550
3Quantitative Aptitude2550
4English Comprehension2550

Tier II

  • The exam will be of 100 marks.
  • The exam is qualifying in nature.
  • The exam is of 60 min duration (80 minutes for candidates who are visually handicapped or suffer from cerebral palsy).

Tier III

Skill Test for Data Entry Operator(DEO):

  • The duration of the Test will be 15 min.
  • Data Entry Speed of 8,000 (eight thousand) Key Depressions per hour on Computer.

Typing Test for Postal Assistant/Sorting Assistant LDCs and Court Clerks:

  • Typing Test will be of qualifying in nature.
  • Typing Test will be conducted in English or Hindi as per the choice of candidate in the application form.
  • The typing speed of 35 words per minute for English and 30 words per minute for Hindi.
  • The speed will be adjudged on the accuracy of typing on the Computer of a given text passage in 10 minutes (30 min for Visually Handicapped candidates).

Exam Date Exam Date

SSC CHSL 2020 Exam Date

EventsExam Dates
Release Date of  Application form Notification:12th December 2019
Application form process will start Date:2nd week of December 2019
Last Date for Application  form process:1st week of January 2020
Application form fee the Last Date to make Online payment:August 2020
Closing date for payment of offline application fee:August 2020
Admit Card Availability Date:September 2020
SSC CHSL Exam Date 2020October 2020
Part I Exam Declaration:January/February 2021
SSC CHSL 2020 Exam date for part II:March 2021
Final merit list Release:May 2021

Eligibility Criteria Eligibility Criteria

SSC CHSL Eligibility Criteria

For LDC/ JSA, PA/ SA, DEO (except DEOs in C&AG): Passed 12th Standard 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): Passed 12th Standard in Science stream with Mathematics as a subject from a recognized Board or equivalent.

Age Relaxation:
The minimum age requirement should be 18 years and maximum 27 as on Aug 01, 2020. There is age relaxation of 5 years for those who belong to SC and ST category and 3 years for OBC category. For Physically Handicapped, it is 13 years and for PH plus PBC, it is 13 years. In addition to this, 15 years age relaxation for those who belong to PH plus SC and ST category

Application Form Application Form

SSC CHSL 2020 Application Form

Those who are interested in applying for SSC CHSL 2020 Form can opt for applying via offline or online mode both. Before applying for the examination, ensure to go through the eligibility criteria. Candidates can apply using online mode and for this make ultimate use of the website OR

Those who are convenient with the offline mode need to collect the application form from the sale centre or prescribed office or via pose. Candidates need to send required documents with the duly signed application form to SSC or before the last date.

Application fee: Those who are applying for online mode can make payment via SBI bank challan. Challan can be downloaded, printed, and submitted at the CBS branch of State bank of India or internet banking. The nominal charges included in the internet banking mode of the payment.

Candidates are required to make payment of Rs 100/- as the application fee via CRF stamps. Stamps need to get canceled before applying in the form if the application is not accepted. However, female candidates and reserved category are exempted from the fee.

Admit Card Admit Card

SSC CHSL Admit Card

The SSC examination will be commenced every year. Those who are appearing for the examination can download the admit card from the official website of SSC which will release in the month of September. Make sure for availing the admit card and carry it at the exam centre otherwise candidate will not be permitted to appear in the exam