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:-
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|
|01||SC/ ST||5 Years|
|03||Persons with Disabilities (PWD)||10 Years|
|04||PWD + OBC||13 Years|
|05||PwD + SC/ ST||15 Years|
|06||Ex-Servicemen||03 years after deduction of the military service rendered from the actual age as on the closing date.|
|07||Central 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|
|08||Central 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|
|09||Candidates who had ordinarily been domiciled in the State of Jammu & Kashmir during the period from 1st January 1980 to 31st December 1989||5 Years|
|10||Widows/ Divorced Women/ Women judicially separated and who are not remarried||Up to 35 years of age|
|11||Widows/ Divorced Women/ Women judicially separated and who are not remarried (SC/ ST)||Up to 40 years of age|
|12||Defence Personnel disabled in operation during hostilities with any foreign country or in a disturbed area and released as a|
|13||Defence 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|
|14||Service Clerks in the last year of their colour service in the Armed Forces||Up to 45 years of age|
|15||Service Clerks in the last year of their colour service in the Armed Forces (SC/ ST)||Up to 50 years of age|
|16||Retrenched 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.|
- Candidate must have passed 12th Standard or equivalent examination from a recognized Board or University.
- 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.