Combined Higher Secondary Level (CHSL)

Eligibility Details for SSC CHSL Exam: – SSC conduct Combined Higher Secondary Level (CHSL) exam for the posts of Lower Division Clerk (LDC)/ Junior Secretariat Assistance (JSA), Postal Assistant/ Sorting Assistant and Data Entry Operator (DEO). Eligibility details are given below:-

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)       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.

Age Limit: – Candidate should be 18-27 years as on 01-08-2019.

Permissible relaxation in Upper age limit for different categories is as under:

S. No.Category Permissible age relaxation
01SC/ ST5 Years
02OBC3 Years
03Persons with Disabilities (PWD)10 Years
04PWD + OBC13 Years
05PwD + SC/ ST15 Years
06Ex-Servicemen03 years after deduction of the military service rendered from the actual age as on the closing date.
07Central Govt. Civilian Employees who have rendered not less than 3 years regular and continuous service as on closing date.Up to 40 years of age
08Central Govt. Civilian Employees (SC/ ST) who have rendered not less than 3 years regular and continuous service as on Closing date.Up to 45 years of age
09Candidates  who  had  ordinarily  been domiciled  in  the  State  of  Jammu  & Kashmir during the period from 1st January 1980 to 31st December 19895 Years
10Widows/ Divorced Women/ Women judicially separated and who are not remarriedUp to 35 years of age
11Widows/ Divorced Women/ Women judicially separated and who are not remarried (SC/ ST)Up to 40 years of age
12Defence Personnel disabled in operation during hostilities with any foreign country or in a disturbed area and released as a

consequence thereof

3 Years
13Defence Personnel disabled in operation during hostilities with any foreign country or in a disturbed area and released as a

consequence thereof (SC/ ST)

8 (3+5) years
14Service Clerks in the last year of their colour service in the Armed ForcesUp to 45 years of age
15Service Clerks in the last year of their colour service in the Armed Forces (SC/ ST)Up to 50 years of age
16Retrenched census employees of Office of Registrar General of India (They will be considered only for offices under RGI in their order of merit and subject to availability of vacancies)3 years plus length of service rendered by them in connection with census, before retrenchment, and weightage of past service.

Educational Qualification:-

  1. Candidate must have passed 12th Standard or equivalent examination from a recognized Board or University.
  2. For Data  Entry  Operator  in  the  Office  of  Comptroller  and  Auditor  General  of  India (C&AG); 12th Standard pass in Science stream with Mathematics as a subject from a recognized Board or equivalent.
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