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SSC CHSL 2023 Complete Information

SSC CHSL Exam 2023

The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) Combined Higher Secondary Level (CHSL) Exam 2023 is a national-level competitive examination conducted by the Government of India to recruit candidates for various posts in the Lower Divisional Clerical Cadre. It is one of the most sought-after exams in India and has been growing in popularity over the years. This exam consists of four tiers – Tier I, Tier II, Tier III, and Tier IV. The SSC CHSL Exam 2023 will be conducted at various centers across India and will include both online and offline tests. Candidates who qualify for this exam will be eligible for jobs such as Lower Division Clerk (LDC), Data Entry Operator (DEO), Postal Assistant/Sorting Assistant, Court Clerk, etc., depending on their performance in each tier.


SSC CHSL 2023 Exam Notification

The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) has released the notification for the Combined Higher Secondary Level (CHSL) Exam 2023. The notification is released in PDF format on the official website to recruit around 4500 vacancies for Lower Divisional Clerk (LDC)/ Junior Secretariat Assistant (JSA), Postal Assistant/ Sorting Assistant (PA/SA), and Data Entry Operator(DEO). 

The SSC CHSL Exam 2023 notification includes details about eligibility criteria, exam pattern, syllabus, and important dates. Candidates who wish to apply for this exam must go through all the details mentioned in the notification carefully before applying. They must also ensure that they meet all the eligibility criteria in order to be considered for selection.


SSC CHSL 2023 Exam Important Dates

All the important dates for the CHSL Exam are in the table below.


SSC CHSL 2023 Important Dates

Activity Dates
SSC CHSL Notification 06th December 2022
SSC CHSL Registration Process 06th December 2022
Last Date to Apply for SSC CHSL 04th January 2023
SSC CHSL Tier 1 Application Status March 2023
SSC CHSL Tier-1 Admit Card  March 2023
SSC CHSL Exam Date (Tier-1) 9th to 21st March 2023
SSC CHSL Tier 2 Exam Date 2023 To be notified


SSC CHSL 2023 Vacancy

Approximately 4500 positions have been made available through the SSC CHSL Notification 2023; the precise number of positions and other information will be released soon. Soon, SSC will publish a notice about the opening for SSC CHSL 2023. In the previous year, SSC announced 4893 openings.


SSC CHSL 2023 Eligibility Criteria

There are 3 important parameters that a candidate must fulfill in order to seat for the examination.


SSC CHSL Nationality

A candidate can be either:


(a) a citizen of India, or

(b) a subject of Nepal, or

(c) a subject of Bhutan, or

(d) a 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.


SSC CHSL Age Limit


Code No. Category Permissible age relaxation beyond the upper age limit
01 SC/ ST 5 years
02 OBC 3 years
03 Persons with Disabilities (PwD-Unreserved) 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 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
08 Defence Personnel disabled in operation during hostilities with any foreign country or in a disturbed area and released as a consequence thereof.  3 years
09 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 years
10 Central Government Civilian Employees: Who have rendered not less than 3 years regular and continuous service as on closing date for receipt of online applications.  Up to 40 years of age 
11 Central Government Civilian Employees: Who have rendered not less than 3 years of regular and continuous service as of closing date for receipt of online applications (SC/ ST).  Up to 45 years of age
12 Widows/ Divorced Women/ Women judicially separated and who are not remarried.  Up to 35 years of age 
13 Widows/ Divorced Women/ Women judicially separated and who are not remarried (SC/ ST).  Up to 40 years of age


SSC CHSL Educational Qualification

  • For LDC/ JSA, PA/ SA, DEO (except DEOs in C&AG): The candidate must have passed the 12th Standard or equivalent examination from a recognized Board or University.
  • For Data Entry Operator (DEO) in the Office of Comptroller and Auditor General of India (C&AG): The candidate must have a 12th Standard pass in the Science stream with Mathematics as a subject from a recognized Board or equivalent.


SSC CHSL 2023 Exam Pattern


Tier Type Mode
Tier – I Objective Multiple Choice Computer-Based (online)
Tier – II Objective Multiple Choice + Skill Test & Typing Test

Tier-II will include three sections having two modules each

Computer-Based (online)


SSC CHSL 2023 Syllabus

There are 4 sections in the Tier 1 exam of SSC CHSL 2023, with 100 questions that account for a total of 200 marks. The subject-wise details are given below:


Section Subject No. of Questions Max. Marks Exam Duration
1 General Intelligence 25 50 60 minutes
2 General Awareness 25 50
3 Quantitative Aptitude (Basic Arithmetic Skill) 25 50
4 English Language (Basic Knowledge) 25 50
Total 100 200


SSC CHSL 2023 Tier-I Syllabus

  • English Language: Spot the Error, Fill in the Blanks, Synonyms/ Homonyms, Antonyms, Spellings/ Detecting misspelled words, Idioms & Phrases, One-word substitution, Improvement of Sentences, Active/ Passive Voice of Verbs, Conversion into Direct/ Indirect narration, Shuffling of Sentence parts, Shuffling of Sentences in a passage, Cloze Passage, Comprehension Passage.


  • General Intelligence: It would include questions of both verbal and non-verbal types. The test will include questions on Semantic Analogy, Symbolic operations, Symbolic/ Number Analogy, Trends, Figural Analogy, Space Orientation, Semantic Classification, Venn Diagrams, Symbolic/ Number Classification, Drawing inferences, Figural Classification, Punched hole/ pattern folding & unfolding, Semantic Series, Figural Pattern-folding and completion, Number Series, Embedded figures, Figural Series, Critical Thinking, Problem Solving, Emotional Intelligence, Word Building, Social Intelligence, Coding and de-coding, Other sub-topics, if any Numerical operations.


Quantitative Aptitude


  • Number Systems: Computation of Whole Numbers, Decimals and Fractions, and Relationship between numbers.
  • Fundamental arithmetical operations: Percentages, Ratio and Proportion, Square roots, Averages, Interest (Simple and Compound), Profit and Loss, Discount, Partnership Business, Mixture and Allegation, Time and distance, Time and work.
  • Algebra: Basic algebraic identities of School Algebra and Elementary surds (simple problems) and Graphs of Linear Equations.
  • Geometry: Familiarity with elementary geometric figures and facts: Triangle and its various kinds of centers, Congruence and similarity of triangles, Circle and its chords, tangents, angles subtended by chords of a circle, common tangents to two or more circles.
  • Mensuration: Triangle, Quadrilaterals, Regular Polygons, Circle, Right Prism, Right Circular Cone, Right Circular Cylinder, Sphere, Hemispheres, Rectangular Parallelepiped, Regular Right Pyramid with triangular or square Base.
  • Trigonometry: Trigonometry, Trigonometric ratios, Complementary angles, Height and distances (simple problems only) Standard Identities like sin2 𝜃 + Cos2 𝜃=1, etc.,
  • Statistical Charts: Use of Tables and Graphs: Histogram, Frequency polygon, Bar-diagram, Pie-chart.


  • General Awareness: Questions are designed to test the candidate‟s general awareness of the environment around him and its application to society. Questions are also designed to test knowledge of current events and of such matters of everyday observation and experience in their scientific aspect as may be expected of an educated person. The test will also include questions relating to India and its neighboring countries especially pertaining to History, Culture, Geography, Economic Scene, General policy, and scientific research.


SSC CHSL 2023 Salary


SSC CHSL 2023 Salary (Pay Scale)

Post Name Pay Scale Salary
LDC/ JSA Pay Level 2 Rs. 19,900-63,200
PA/ SA Pay Level 4 Rs. 19,900-63,200
DEO Pay Level 4 & 5 Rs. 25,500-81,100 (Level 4)

Rs. 29,200-92,300 (Level 5)

DEO Grade ‘A’  Pay Level 4 Rs. 25,500-81,100


SSC CHSL 2023 Salary (After 7th Pay Commission)

Post Name  Basic Pay  HRA  TA  Gross Salary  In  Hand  City 
DEO  25500  6120  3600  35220  31045 
25500  4080  1800  31380  27205 
25500  2040  1800  29340  25165 
LDC  19900  4776  1350  26026  22411 
Court Clerk  19900  3184  900  23984  20369 
PA/SA  19900  1592  900  22392  18777 


SSC CHSL 2023 Admit Card

Admit cards for each stage will be released after the application status. SSC CHSL Tier-I Admit Cards are published on the regional website for the position for which the applicant has applied. Using their registration number and password created during the registration procedure, candidates can download their SSC CHSL Hall Ticket.


SSC CHSL 2023 Cut-Off


SSC CHSL Tier-I Cut-Off 2021

Category  Cut-off Marks
UR 141.88884
SC 114.16301
ST 108.88563
OBC 139.46324
EWS 117.59934
ESM 72.10346
OH 106.37516
HH 63.80870
VH 93.81684
PwD – Other 51.12050


SSC CHSL 2023 Result

The results are declared on the official website of the Staff Selection Commission (SSC) i.e., It will be declared after the completion of the examination.

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