SSC CHSL 2022 Exam: Tier 1 Call Letter Out, Syllabus & Notification

Staff Selection Commission Combined Higher Secondary Level Exam 2022 ( SSC CHSL )

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Admit Card: 20 May '22 - 2 Jun '22

Rachit Kumar Saxena

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Updated on May 16, 2022 18:56 IST

SSC CHSL 2022 admit card and application link have been released online by the SSC North-eastern, North-Western Region, Madhya Pradesh, Central and Southern Region. Most of the regional websites of the Staff Selection Commission (SSC) release the admit card on the same link. The candidates can check their SSC CHSL exam dates and time through their application status. The candidates need to enter their registration number and date of birth to check and download their SSC CHSL 2022 application status. SSC CHSL (Tier-I) 2022 will be conducted from May 26 to June 6 as a Computer-Based Test (CBT) online at the designated exam centres across the nation in multiple shifts. SSC CHSL application status will also make the admit card dates clear because the admit card is available for download four days before the exam. 

Earlier, SSC CHSL Result 2020 (Tier-II) for the descriptive type exam was released on May 13. A total of 28,133 candidates have qualified for typing tests for the post of LDC/JSA & PA/SA. A total of 374 candidates qualified for DEST for the post of DEO. The DEST/Typing Test of the qualified candidates will be conducted on July 1, 2022. Marks of all the candidates will be available on May 20 on the official website. SSC CHSL 2020 Descriptive marks will be available till June 10.

SSC CHSL final result 2019 has been released. The total number of candidates selected in the final SSC CHSL merit list is 4,684. A total of 13,088 candidates were called for the document verification stage. The selected candidates will now be called to their respective departments/ministries for joining and appointment purposes.

The Commission will inform about the SSC CHSL application status 2022 and admit card through the regional websites only. The regional websites of SSC will release the application status and admit card separately for the candidates falling in their region. Most of the regional websites issue the admit card on the same link (provided for the application status). SSC CHSL Tier-I admit cards will be available to the candidates four days before the exam date of the candidate. It is done to minimise the load on the server.

SSC will release the tentative answer key and candidates' responses sheet after the completion of Tier-I exam. The commission will invite the objections to incorrect questions/answers from the candidates. After considering the objections, the Commission will prepare the final answer key based on which the SSC CHSL Tier-I result will be released. The number of vacancies was not notified in the official advertisement and SSC will release them later.

What is SSC CHSL Exam?

SSC conducts the CHSL exam to recruit candidates for various posts such as LDC, JSA, PA, SA and DEO in different ministries/departments/offices of the Government of India. It includes non-technical and clerical jobs in various ministries and central government officers, including the department of post.

SSC CHSL 2022 Latest Update

  • May 14: SSC CHSL admit card and application status link have been released by the North-Western region. Get here the direct link to download SSC CHSL 2022 Admit Card
  • May 14: SSC CHSL Tier-II Result 2020 released. Check here the details mentioned and candidates qualified in the SSC CHSL Tier-II result
  • May 11: SSC CHSL application status has been released by Madhya Pradesh Region. The candidates can get here the link to check their SSC CHSL 2022 application status

SSC CHSL 2022 Exam Highlights

The details regarding the SSC CHSL 2022 exam are summarised below.

Exam Particulars


Exam Name

SSC CHSL (Staff Selection Commission-Combined Higher Secondary Level) 

Conducting Body


Exam Level



to be notified

No. of Candidates Applied (in 2018)

29.68 lakh

No. of Candidates Appeared (in 2018)

13.17 lakh

Exam Frequency

Once a year

Exam Mode

Tier-I: Online (Objective - Multiple Choice)

Tier-II: Offline (Descriptive)

Tier-III: Skill Test

Exam Duration

Tier-I: 60 minutes (100 questions, 200 marks)

Tier-II: 60 minutes (2 questions, 100 marks)

Negative Marking

Yes (0.50 for each incorrect answer marked)

Exam Purpose 

Selection of candidates for posts of LDC, JSA, PA, SA and DEO

Exam Language

English and Hindi

No. of Test Cities

over 100 Cities

Official Website

Exam Helpdesk No.


SSC CHSL 2022 Admit Card 

SSC CHSL admit cards will be released four days before the exam date. It implies that the candidates having their paper on May 24 can download their admit card from May 20 till the exam day. The application status is the precursor to the admit card as it contains the information on the SSC CHLS exam date and time. SSC CHSL admit cards are essential documents to secure admission to the examination centre. The candidates must carry a government identity card/proof with the admit card to prove their identity when asked for at the examination centre.

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SSC CHLS 2022 Exam Centre

SSC CHSL Exam (Tier-I) will be conducted online as Computer- Based Test (CBT) across the nation. The candidates can select three exam cities while filling out the application as per their preference. The exam cities must fall within the same region. There are over 100 exam cities where SSC CHSL exam centres are situated.

SSC CHSL 2022 Exam Dates

SSC CHSL 2022 exam dates were mentioned in the official notification except the exam date. SSC CHSL 2022 exam dates were released on March 9. The other important dates can be estimated as follows.

SSC CHSL Exam Events

SSC CHSL Exam Dates

Salient Features



SSC CHSL notification was released online as per the exam calendar


01-Feb-2022 to 07-Mar-2022

The commission provided around one month to fill SSC CHSL application

Last date for application fee submission in online mode

08-Mar-2022 (11.00 PM)

This was the last date to submit the application fee online mode
Last date for the generation of offline Challan

09-Mar-2022 (11.00 PM)

This was the last day to generate bank challan

Last date for application fee payment through challan


Last date to pay the fee offline through challan

Application correction facility

11-Mar-2022 to 15-Mar-2022 (11.00 PM)

The application correction facility was provided online only

Tier-I exam

24-May-2022 to 06-Jun-2022

SSC CHSL Tier-I exam will be conducted as a Computer-Based Test (CBT)

Tier-I result

June/July 2022 (Tentative)

SSC will release the Tier-I result as per the given dates in the results calendar

Tier-II exam

August 2022 (Tentative)

SSC CHSL exam date for tier-II will be conducted offline

SSC CHSL 2022 Application

The SSC CHSL 2022 application status will be released soon. The application status will be released in a region-wise manner. Most of the regional websites of SSC release the admit card on the application status link itself. By checking the SSC CHSL application status, the candidates will come to know whether their application is accepted or rejected. The SSC will provide the reason for rejecting the application. 

SSC CHSL 2022 Eligibility

The eligibility criteria that candidates need to meet to fulfil SSC CHSL eligibility 2022 are:

  • A candidate must be either a citizen of India, or
    •  A subject of Nepal/Bhutan,
    • Tibetan refugee,
    • A person of Indian origin

Age Limit for SSC CHSL 2022

The eligibility conditions as given in the official notification can be summarised as follows.

A candidate must be between 18 and 27 years as of January 1, 2022.

Educational Qualification required for SSC CHSL 2022

A candidate must have passed Class 12 or equivalent from a recognised board or university

  • Candidates appearing in the Class 12 exam are also eligible to apply.

The candidates can see here SSC CHSL eligibility criteria in detail.

SSC CHSL 2022 Selection Process

SSC CHSL selection process 2022 includes the following steps:

Step 1: Apply online for SSC CHSL 

Registration is mandatory to fill out the SSC CHSL application form. After the registration, the candidates can fill out the CHSL application form online.

  • SSC CHSL registration: Candidates need to visit the official website of SSC ( and click on the 'New User? Register Now' link. Candidates need to fill in all details asked in the SSC registration form. On successful registration, a registration number and password will be generated. Candidates need to note down the registration number and password and retain the details for future reference.
  • SSC CHSL applications: Candidates need to log in with the registration number and password. Candidates need to fill out the SSC CHSL application form after logging into the official website. After filling in the details, the candidates need to submit the application fee as per their category.

Step 2: Download SSC CHSL Tier-I admit card

SSC CHSL admit cards for tier-I is released a few weeks before the exam. Candidates can download their admit cards for the exam from the regional websites of the commission.

Step 3: Appear for SSC CHSL Tier-I exam

Candidates who successfully apply for the exam need to appear for the tier-I paper. SSC CHSL Tier-I is a Computer-Based Test (CBT). The CBT contains 100 multiple-choice questions (MCQs).

Step 4: Check SSC CHSL Tier-I result

SSC CHSL Tier-I result is released online only. The result contains the names and roll numbers of all the candidates who clear the tier-I exam. 

Step 5: Download SSC CHSL Tier-II admit card

The tier-II admit cards are released for candidates who clear the SSC CHSL tier-I exam. The admit card is released online on the regional websites of the Staff Selection Commission.

Step 6: Appear for SSC CHSL Tier-II exam

The SSC CHSL Tier-II exam is a descriptive paper conducted in offline mode as a pen-and-paper based test. 

Step 7: Check SSC CHSL Tier-II result

SSC CHSL Tier-II result is declared online only. The result contains the roll number of the candidates. The candidates need to check their roll number in the result PDF.

Step 8: Appear for SSC CHSL Tier-III exam 

Candidates clearing the tier-II exam need to appear for the tier-III paper. SSC CHSL tier-III is a skill/typing test conducted as per the post applied by the candidate. The tier-III exam is only qualifying in nature.

Step 9: Appear for SSC CHSL Document Verification

All candidates who qualify tier-III exam finally have to appear for the document verification round. Candidates need to appear for a document verification round along with all the educational and other documents (original and photocopies) such as Class 10 and 12 certificates, caste/category certificate, PwD certificate, relevant certificate if seeking age relaxation, two passport-size photos, photo ID proof, etc. 


Candidates whose documents are successfully verified are finally allocated services based on the SSC CHSL vacancies released by the commission and posts applied by the candidates.

SSC CHSL 2022 Syllabus

The syllabus is released in the official notification by the commission. The candidates should see and understand the topics mentioned in the SSC CHSL syllabus. The official notification mentions the syllabus of all the tiers separately. The candidates should chalk out a plan based on the topics and prepare for the exam to score better.

SSC CHSL 2022 Exam Pattern

The exam pattern is defined in the notification. The exam has three tiers. The candidates need to qualify in each of the tiers to become eligible for the selection in the final result. The pattern for each tier is different because tier-I is conducted online and the rest of the tiers. The candidates must understand the SSC CHSL exam pattern of each tier so that they can prepare in a better way.

SSC CHSL 2022 Preparation Tips

SSC CHSL is a national level exam that requires focused preparation. The candidates can see below the CHSL 2022 preparation tips to score better in the exam.

  • Current Affairs is very important for the CHSL exam because most of the questions are skewed toward the current events of national and international importance
  • Some important topics to prepare for the English section of the exam include Synonyms & Antonyms, One-Word Substitution and Idioms & Phrases
  • Important topics to prepare for the General Intelligence section include Symbolic Operations, Semantic Analogy, Venn Diagram, Series and Coding & De-coding
  • Focus on understanding concepts of different topics rather than adopting rote learning technique
  • Regular practice by attempting SSC CHSL question papers is the key to success
  • Candidates must focus on their speed while attempting the previous years' question papers or sample papers
  • Candidates must evaluate themselves from time to time by scanning through the questions that they could not answer while attempting the question papers

The candidates can see here the SSC CHSL preparation tips based on the candidate's feedback given after appearing in the paper.

SSC CHSL 2022 Answer Key

SSC CHSL answer key is released around one month after the exam. The commission releases the candidate's response sheet and tentative answer key. The candidates can send their objections to the commission within the specified time. After considering all the objections, the commission releases the final answer key and result.

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SSC CHSL Salary (Post-Wise)

The salary varies from post to post. The salary offered by the Central Government is always higher than the same position in the state government. The Union government increases Dearness Allowance (DA) from time to time resulting in a salary increase. The SSC CHSL Salary and posts are given below in the table.


SSC CHSL Pay Levels

SSC CHSL Pay-Scale

Lower Divisional Clerk (LDC)


INR 19,900-63,200

Junior Secretariat Assistant (JSA)


INR 19,900-63,200

Postal Assistant (PA)


INR 25,500-81,100

Sorting Assistant (SA)


INR 25,500-81,100

Data Entry Operator (DEO)


INR 25,500-81,100



INR 29,200-92,300

DEO (Grade A)


INR 25,500-81,100

Note: SSC CHSL exam carries All India Service Liability (AISL). This means that if a candidate is selected for a post, he/ she may be asked to serve anywhere in the country.

The candidates can see here the details about the allowances and deductions made in the SSC CHSL salary to get the in-hand salary of the employee.

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Q: Is the SSC CHSL 2022 admit card and application status released?

A: Yes, the SSC CHSL 2022 admit card link has been released by the North-Western and North-Eastern Region. Rest of the regions have released the application status and the exam date of the candidates.

Q: Is the SSC CHSL 2019 Result (final) declared?

A: Yes, SSC CHSL result 2019 has been released. The candidates can check and download the SSC CHSL 2019 result pdf.

Q: What is the SSC CHSL 2022 Tier-I exam date?

A: SSC CHSL 2022 Tier-I exam will be conducted from May 24  to June 6 as Computer-Based Test (CBT) at the designated exam centres. The Commission released the exam dates on March 9.

Q: When did SSC CHSL Skill Test result 2019 released?

A: SSC CHSL Skill Test result 2019 was declared on February 28 as per the schedule. The qualified candidates will be called for the Document Verification (DV) Process.

Q: What is SSC CHSL salary?

A: The approximate in-hand salary of candidates recruited through the SSC CHSL exam is INR 24,000-29,000 for LDC/JSA posts and INR 30,000-36,000 for PA/SA and DEO posts.

Q: For which posts is the SSC CHSL exam conducted?

A: SSC CHSL is conducted for recruitment to Lower Divisional Clerk (LDC), Junior Secretariat Assistant (JSA), Postal Assistant (PA), Sorting Assistant (SA) and Data Entry Operator (DEO) posts.

Q: Is SSC CHSL a good job?

A: The career opportunities for candidates recruited through the SSC CHSL exam are good. Through the exam, candidates get the opportunity to work in different central government departments and offices. Moreover, the jobs include various perks and allowances for candidates and promotion opportunities.

Q: Which is the best SSC CHSL post/job?

A: It is difficult to pick the best SSC CHSL post as it depends on one's interest. However, all the posts in which recruitment is done through SSC CHSL exam offer decent growth opportunities.

Q: Is SSC CHSL tough?

A: The difficulty level of SSC CHSL exam paper is usually easy to moderate. However, considering the number of applicants who sit for the exam every year, it can be said that the competition for the exam is tough.

Q: How many vacancies are released for the SSC CHSL exam every year?

A: The number of SSC CHSL vacancies varies every year. For the CHSL 2021 exam, the commission has released 1,269 tentative vacancies for LDC/JSA, 3,598 tentative vacancies for PA/SA and 26 tentative vacancies for DEO.

Q: What is the SSC CHSL syllabus?

A: Questions in the SSC CHSL exam are typically asked from subjects such as English, Quantitative Aptitude, General Intelligence and General Awareness. Check the complete SSC CHSL syllabus.

Q: Do questions repeat in the SSC CHSL exam?

A: Yes, some questions are repeated in the SSC CHSL exam usually every year.

Q: Is SSC CHSL conducted in online mode?

A: Yes, the SSC CHSL Tier-I exam is conducted online.

Q: What is the minimum eligibility criteria for SSC CHSL exam?

A: Candidates need to clear class 12 from a recognised board in order to be eligible for the exam.

SSC CHSL 2022 Contact Information

SSC Regional Website Link

SSC Regions 

States for which the regions are valid

SSC regioanal website links 

SSC CHSL admit card for Madhya Pradesh Region (MPR)

Madhya Pradesh and Chhatisgarh

SSC CHSL admit card for North Eastern Region

Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Meghalaya, Manipur, Tripura, Mizoram, and Nagaland

SSC CHSL admit card for Central Region (CR)

Uttar Pradesh and Bihar

SSC CHSL admit card for Western Region (WR)

Maharashtra, Goa and Gujarat

SSC CHSL admit card for Eastern Region

West Bengal, Orissa, Sikkim and Andaman & Nicobar Island

SSC CHSL admit card  for North Western Region (NWR)

Jammu & Kashmir, Haryana, Punjab and Himachal Pradesh

SSC CHSL admit card for Northern Region

Delhi, Rajasthan, Uttarakhand

SSC CHSL admit card for Southern Region 

Andhra Pradesh, Puducherry, Tamil Nadu

SSC CHSL admit card for KKR region

Karnataka, Kerala

SSC Regional Contact Numbers



Telephone Number (Office)

Braj Raj Sharma




Pankaj Kumar 

PA to Chairman 



Rajiv Srivastava



P Venkatramani

PS to Member 






PS to Member


DB Singh

Secretary-cum-CoE and CVO


DS Chauhan

PS to Secretary-cum-CoE and CVO


ML Hirwal

Director (EDP)


BS Khatri

PS to Director (EDP)


Deepak Mitra

DS (G)


Md. Jawaid Equbal

PS to DS (G)


AK Bawalia

DS (Admin.)


Mahender Singh

PS to DS (Admin.)


AK Mandal



Ashish Mohan

US (Establishment)


HL Prasad 



Manish Mrinal



Manoj Manu



BK Hembrom

US (General)


Monika Rai

US (QB, RHQ & Library)


R Rajakannu

US (Accounts & P&P-I)


S Latha

US (C-I/I)



US (R&A)


Rajesh Taneja



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Can you give me previous year's question paper of SSC CHSL in Hindi language?

Reply to Priyanka



Beginner-Level 5

2 weeks ago

You can download it from Google. Also you can get the previous year papers on Testbook app. Use code KDNSDI to sign up on Testbook and you will get some bonus.

Where are the exam centers for SSC CHSL in Noida?

Reply to Vicky Kumar

Harshita Kumari

Contributor-Level 9

a month ago

Hello Vicky, unfortunately as of now there are no exam centers for SSC CHSL in Noida. Though there is a center for the same in Meerut and Agra.

I want to know about the typing test of Tier-2 of SSC CHSL.


Harshita Kumari

Contributor-Level 9

a month ago

Hello Jatin, actually the typing test of SSC CHSL is conducted in tier 3. Tier 2 is a descriptive-based test, Candidates who achieve the minimum cut-off marks in the SSC CHSL 2022 Tier 1 Exam will be invited to take the descriptive test. SSC will announce the cutoff marks for several categories a...Hello Jatin, actually the typing test of SSC CHSL is conducted in tier 3. Tier 2 is a descriptive-based test, Candidates who achieve the minimum cut-off marks in the SSC CHSL 2022 Tier 1 Exam will be invited to take the descriptive test. SSC will announce the cutoff marks for several categories along with the publication of results. Tier 3 is a typing test. Candidates who achieve the minimum cut-off marks in the SSC CHSL 2022 Tier 1 Exam will be invited to take the descriptive test. SSC will announce the cutoff marks for several categories along with the publication of results. If a candidate applies for a position as a Lower Division Clerk (LDC), he will be required to take a typing exam. Candidates applying for the position of DEO must demonstrate their ability in a 15-minute test that includes a sheet with 2000-2200 strokes. The candidate must enter the information at a rate of 8, 000 key depressions per hour on a computer.

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