SSC CHSL tier-I 2021 Exam Application Form

SSC CHSL Recruitment 2020


Staff Selection Commission-Combined Higher Secondary Level (SSC CHSL) is a national-level level exam held by SSC every year. The exam is organized for recruit eligible candidates for several posts like LDC, JSA, PA, SA and DEO in diverse ministries/departments/offices of the Government of India. SSC CHSL recruitment 2020-21 Exam Application form has been initiated on November 6, 2020. The SSC CHSL tier-I 2021 exam will be held from April 12-27. In the meantime, SSC CHSL tier-I 2020 exam got over on October 26. SSC CHSL tier-II 2020 exam shall be held on February 14, 2021.

SSC CHSL Posts and Pay Scales 

SSC CHSL posts and pay scales include:

SSC CHSL PostsSSC CHSL Pay LevelsSSC CHSL Pay Scales
Lower Divisional Clerk (LDC)2Rs 19,900-63,200
Junior Secretariat Assistant (JSA)2Rs 19,900-63,200
Postal Assistant (PA)4Rs 25,500-81,100
Sorting Assistant (SA)4Rs 25,500-81,100
Data Entry Operator (DEO)4Rs 25,500-81,100
DEO5Rs 29,200-92,300
DEO (Grade A)4Rs 25,500-81,100

Note: Every posts on offer through SSC CHSL exam comprise All India Service Liability (AISL). It means that if a candidate is chosen for a post, he/ she may be questioned to serve anywhere in the country.

With the consent of National Recruitment Agency (NRA) by the Union Cabinet, NRA CET 2021 (NRA Common Eligibility Test 2021) is supposed to be held by the agency to replace the tier-I paper of SSC CHSL and other exams organized by Staff Selection Commission, Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) and Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS). The precise NRA CET exam dates are yet to be declared. 

SSC CHSL answer key 2020 for tier-I has been declared. Along with the answer key, candidates’ SSC CHSL answer sheet has also been released. The SSC CHSL tier-I exam was held from October 12-16, October 19-21 and October 26. The exam was organized in multiple shifts at varied test centres across the country.

SSC CHSL 2020 exam for tier-II will be held on February 14, 2021. 

SSC CHSL Exam :Highlights 2020-21

Name of ExamSSC CHSL (Staff Selection Commission-Combined Higher Secondary Level) 
Conducting BodySSC
Exam LevelNational
Exam FrequencyOnce a year
Exam ModeTier-I: Online Tier-II: Offline
DurationTier-I: 60 minutes Tier-II: 60 minutes
Purpose Selection of candidates for posts of LDC, JSA, PA, SA and DEO
LanguageEnglish and Hindi
Helpdesk No.011-24361359
Official Website

SSC CHSL Online Application: Eligibility 2020-21

The initial criteria that candidates are supposed to meet for fulfilling SSC CHSL eligibility 2020-21 are:

  • A candidate needs to be either/or a citizen of India, subject of Nepal/Bhutan, Tibetan refugee, person of Indian origin
  • A candidate shall be aged between 18 and 27 years as on January 1, 2021
  • A candidate must pass Class 12 or equivalent from a recognised board or university
  • A candidate seeming for his/her final Class 12 exams are also eligible to apply.

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