SSC CHSL Notification 2023 Out: Check Exam Dates & Vacancy

Staff Selection Commission Combined Higher Secondary Level Exam 2023 ( SSC CHSL )

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Registration: 14 Jun '23 - 15 Jun '23

Rupali Pruthi

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Updated on May 9, 2023 23:13 IST

SSC CHSL notification 2023 has been released by the Staff Selection Commission (SSC) on May 9, 2023. The SSC CHSL notification PDF 2023 contains important information regarding the exam including vacancies, eligibility criteria, syllabus, exam pattern and other details. As per the official notification, the Commission seeks to fill out approximately 1600 vacancies (tentative) to Group C posts for Lower Divisional Clerk/ Junior Secretariat Assistant, and Data Entry Operators for various Ministries/ Departments/ Offices of the Government of India and various Constitutional Bodies/ Statutory Bodies/ Tribunals.

With the release of the official notification, SSC CHSL apply online link 2023 has been activated for the candidates so that they can fill out the application form within the stipulated time. Candidates can apply online for SSC CHSL 2023 exam before June 8, 2023. SSC CHSL 2023 exam will be conducted in August 2023.

Also Read: SSC CHSL 2023 Notification Released for 1600 Vacancies; get apply online link

The SSC CHSL 2023 notification serves as the ready reckoner for all the information related to the exam. In case of any litigation, the conditions laid in the official notification are final. Though the commission can amend the original notification or any part of it through an addendum. 

SSC CHSL Notification PDF 2023: Download Link

The SSC CHSL 2023 notification PDF has been released on the SSC Portal. Candidates can visit the official website and download the SSC CHSL notification 2023 PDF. A direct SSC CHSL notification PDF download file has been provided here.

Download SSC CHSL 2023 Notification - Click Here

SSC CHSL 2023 Notification Date & Schedule

Take a look at the table below for the complete schedule of SSC CHSL 2023 exam

DatesUpcoming Exam Dates

10 Jun '23

SSC CHSL 2023 Last date for online fee payment


12 Jun '23

SSC CHSL 2023 Last date for payment through Challan (during working hours of Bank)

14 Jun '23 -

15 Jun '23

SSC CHSL 2023 Application Correction Dates

26 Jun '23

SSC CHSL 2022 Tier 2 Exam Date

2 Aug '23 -

22 Aug '23

SSC CHSL 2023 Tier 1 Exam Date

DatesPast Exam Dates

2 Jun '23

SSC CHSL Result Tier 1 2022 Additional

19 May '23

SSC CHSL Result Tier 1 2022

9 May '23

SSC CHSL 2023 Notification

SSC CHSL Apply Online Link 2023

The Commission has released the SSC CHSL 2023 online application link along with the notification. Candidates need to click the SSC CHSL apply online link 2023 to fill the application form. The SSC CHSL application process 2023 comprises two parts- registration and application.

Part 1: SSC CHSL Registration

Firstly, candidates need to register themselves on the official website of SSC. For the same, candidates need to click on the ‘New User? Register Now’ link on the Home page of the website and fill out the registration form, Candidates need to fill all the required personal, communication and educational details in the registration form. Apart from that, candidates also need to upload scanned images of photos and signatures at this stage.

Part 2: SSC CHSL Applications

Once registered, candidates need to log in to their accounts and fill out the online application form. Some of the details that candidates need to enter in the application form are educational qualification, exam centre preference etc. Once all details are filled in, candidates need to pay the SSC CHSL application fee of Rs 100 in online or offline mode.

Direct link for SSC CHSL apply online 2023 process -

Also Read: SSC CHSL Posts and Salary.

SSC CHSL Eligibility Conditions

SSC CHSL eligibility conditions are mentioned in the official notification. The eligibility criteria that candidates need to meet to fulfil SSC CHSL eligibility 2023 are:

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

SSC CHSL Age Limit 2023

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, 2023.

It is expected that the Commission will provide age relaxation of three years to all candidates irrespective of their category.

SSC CHSL Qualification 2023

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.

Also Read: SSC CHSL eligibility criteria 2023

SSC CHSL Exam Pattern 2023

The Commission changed the SSC CHSL exam pattern in 2022 to expedite the recruitment process.  SSC CHSL exam is now conducted in two tiers as explained below:

  • Tier 1 is an objective exam that contains 100 multiple-choice questions (MCQs) of 200 marks. The exam is conducted in online mode. Candidates need to complete the paper in a duration of one hour.
  • Tier 2 is conducted in two sessions - Session I & Session II, on the same day. Session I includes:
    • Section-I
    • Section-II
    • Module-I of Section-III.

Session II includes Module II of Section III. 

The SSC CHSL Tier 2 consists of objective-type multiple choice questions (MCQs), except for Module II of Section III. The questions are set in English and Hindi languages except for Module II (i.e. English Language and Comprehension module) in Section II. There is a negative marking of 1 mark for each wrong answer in Section-I, Section II and Module-I of Section III. 

Also Read: SSC CHSL exam pattern 2023

SSC CHSL Syllabus 2023

SSC CHSL Tier-I exam contains questions from subjects and topics mentioned below:

SSC CHSL Tier-I Subjects

SSC CHSL Tier-I Topics

General Intelligence

It would include questions of both verbal and non-verbal type such as Semantic Analogy, Symbolic operations, Symbolic/Number Analogy, Trends, Figural Analogy, Space Orientation, etc

English Language

The questions would be on Spot the Error, Fill in the Blanks, Synonyms/ Homonyms, Antonyms, Spellings/ Detecting mis-spelt words, Idioms & Phrases, etc

Quantitative Aptitude

It would include questions on topics such as Number Systems, Fundamental arithmetical operations, Algebra, Geometry, Mensuration, Trigonometry, Statistical Charts, etc

General Awareness

Questions are designed to test the candidate’s general awareness of the environment around him and its application to society

Also Read: SSC CHSL syllabus 2023

SSC CHSL Notification 2023 FAQs

Q: When will the SSC CHSL notification 2023 release?

SSC CHSL notification 2023 has been released online on the official website at SSC on May 9, 2023. 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 positions with central government officers, including the department of post. The SSC CHSL notification lays out all the important rules and regulations for the exam. Candidates must refer to the official SSC CHSL notification to get all the important requirements for the SSC CHSL form.

Q: What details does SSC CHSL notification contains?

SSC CHSL notification contains all important details about the exam such as the latest eligibility criteria including the age limit, online application process, exam pattern, syllabus, vacancies, pay-scales of different posts, exam dates, important instructions and others. SSC CHSL notification PDF is an important document that candidates must go through before applying online for the exam.

Q: What is the SSC CHSL 2023 Exam eligibility?

The official notification mentions all the eligibility conditions for the SSC CHSL exam. The SSC CHSL eligibility criteria that candidates need to fulfil are: A candidate must be either a citizen of India, or a subject of Nepal/ Bhutan, Tibetan refugee, a person of Indian origin. Candidates who are between the age group of 18 to 27 years can apply for the exam. The education qualification required for registering for the SSC CHSL exam is class 12th passed.

Q: Is SSC CHSL exam conducted in online or offline mode?

The SSC CHSL exam is conducted online as computer based exam (CBE) mode. Candidates need to attempt the paper online on the computers. The answers are required to be marked on the allotted computer at the exam centre.

Q: For which posts is SSC CHSL recruitment notification released?

SSC CHSL notification is released every year for recruitment to the following posts: Lower Divisional Clerk (LDC) Junior Secretariat Assistant (JSA) Postal Assistant (PA) Sorting Assistant (SA) Data Entry Operator (DEO). .

Q: What are the different stages of SSC CHSL exam?

The SSC CHSL exam process consists of the following stages: Tier I: Objective-type computer-based examination (CBE) Tier II: Objective-type computer-based examination and skill test The SSC CHSL Tier 1 exam is the first stage of the exam followed by the Tier 2 exam. The SSC CHSL Tier 1 exam is objective in nature and Tier 2 is a descriptive in nature. The Tier 1 exam is conducted online and Tier 2 is conducted offline across the nation at the designated exam centres. Candidates are required to score equal to or more than the SSC CHSL cutoff marks to get selected for the next tier.

Q: Is SSC CHSL exam tough?

SSC CHSL exam is usually not very tough. Candidates with good exam preparations can attempt the questions in the exam easily. However, given the fact that Lacs of candidates register and appear for the exam every year, competition for the exam is fierce. It is advisable that candidates should prepare for the exam well in advance to crack the exam with flying colours.

Q: What happens after clearing SSC CHSL exam?

After clearing the SSC CHSL exam, the shortlisted candidates are posted in their respective departments or posts. The SSC CHSL recruitment carries out for the posts of Lower Divisional Clerk (LDC), Junior Secretariat Assistant (JSA), Postal Assistant (PA), Sorting Assistant (SA) and Data Entry Operator (DEO) posts.

Q: Is there any interview in SSC CHSL exam?

No, there is no interview in SSC CHSL exam. Candidates are shortlisted based on their performance in: Tier 1 exam Tier 2 exam Document Verification Skill Test The final selection and allocation of Ministries/ Departments/ Offices is made based on their performance in Tier 1 and Tier 2 exam and the preference of Posts/ Departments given by them at the time of Document Verification.

Q: What is the fee for SSC CHSL exam for girls?

There is no fee for women candidates in the SSC CHSL exam. The application fee payable for the SSC CHSL examination is INR 100. However, women candidates and candidates belonging to Scheduled Castes (SC), Scheduled Tribes (ST), Persons with Benchmark Disabilities (PwBD) and Ex-servicemen (ESM) eligible for reservation are exempted from payment of the SSC CHSL fee.
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Q: Where can I find the SSC CHSL recruitment book?

There are various SSC CHSL recruitment books available in the market for exam preparations. Some of the SSC CHSL best books are: 1. SSC (10+2) Solved Papers Combined Higher Secondary 2. SSC Solved Papers Combined Higher Secondary (10+2) level Data Entry Operator (DEO), Lower Division Clerk (LDC), Postal/Sorting Assistant Recruitment Exam 3. Kirans SSC Elementary and Advanced Mathematics.
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