SSC CHSL 2022: It is a combined competition exam conducted by the SSC(Staff Selection Commission) to recruit higher secondary qualified students into various government departments and offices of the Indian Government for the posts like Sorting Assistants, Data Entry Operators, LDC, Junior Secretariat assistants, etc. Lakhs of aspirants apply and almost thousands of vacancies are filled by SSC CHSL every year. The SSC will release the SSC CHSL 2022 Notification, mentioning the SSC CHSL exam date, vacancy, syllabus, eligibility, etc. at its official website. Candidates who are waiting for the notification can their website for all the updates. 

SSC CHSL 2022 Examination

SSC CHSL(Combined Higher Secondary Level) is conducted every year to recruit for different posts in various ministries and departments. The different posts are mentioned below:

  • Postal Assistants/ Sorting Assistants
  • Data Entry Operator 
  • Lower Divisional Clerk/ Junior Secretariat Assistant 
  • Data Entry Operator (Grade A)

SSC CHSL 2022 Overview

Here is a brief overview of every highlight that an aspirant should know of SSC CHSL 2022

Exam NameSSC CHSL (Staff Selection Commission-Combined Higher Secondary Level)
Conducting BodyStaff Selection Commission (SSC)
Exam LevelNational Level
Exam FrequencyAnnually
SSC CHSL 2022 Notification release date05th November 2022(Expected)
Exam ModeTier-I: Online (CBT)Tier-II: Offline (Descriptive)Tier-III- Typing/Skill Test
Exam DurationTier-I: 60 minutesTier-II: 60 minutesTier-III- 15 minutes
Exam PurposeSelection of candidates for posts of LDC, JSA, PA, SA, and DEO
Exam LanguageEnglish and Hindi
Exam Helpdesk No.011-24361359

SSC CHSL 2022 Notification

The SSC will issue the SSC CHSL 2022 Notification on their official website on 5th September 2022. The Notification will be released in PDF format with all the detailed information like exam dates, vacancies available, results, etc. A candidate must download SSC CHSL Notification PDF to have a complete idea of all the important dates.  

SSC CHSL Exam Date 2022

Staff Selection Commission will release the SSC CHSL Exam Date with the official Notification PDF. Candidates can check the details like Admit cards date, vacancies, etc. Till then, you can take a glimpse of the exam pattern and number of questions by checking the SSC CHSL Previous Year paper on their official website. Check further details below:

                  EventsSSC CHSL 2022 Dates
SSC CHSL Notification release date    05.11.2022
Apply Online begin date    05.11.2022
Last date to Apply for SSC CHSL 2022To be announced
SSC CHSL Tier 1 Admit CardTo be announced
SSC CHSL Exam Date 2022To be announced

A candidate can also take the reference from 2021 dates from the table below:

              Events    SSC CHSL Dates
  Notification release date          01.02.2022
  Apply Online begin date          01.02.2022
Last date to Apply for SSC CHSL 2022          07.03.2022
Tier 1 Admit Card Status          10.05.2022
SSC CHSL Tier 1 Admit Card          13.05.2022
SSC CHSL Exam Date 2021-22  24.05.2022 to 10.06.2022
Answer key release date          22.06.2022
Result declaration date            05.07.2022
Final Answer Key release date        16 August 2022
SSC CHSL Tier 2 Admit Card        8 September 2022
SSC CHSL Tier 2 Exam Date      18 September 2022

SSC CHSL Admit Card

SSC will activate the direct link for downloading SSC CHSL Admit Card once the official notification will be released. Candidates can directly download their admit cards online from the official website of SSC. Some of the details like Registration number and date of birth are required while downloading the Admit Card. 

Steps to Download Admit Card:

  • Go to the official site of SSC.
  • There is a link for Admit Card of SSC CHSL 2022, click on it.
  • Enter the registration number and date of birth to proceed further.
  • Your admit card will appear on your screen.
  • Save & download the admit card for the future. 

SSC CHSL 2022 Application Fee

  • The total Application Fee for SSC CHSL 2022 is Rs 100. 
  • There is an exception for female, SC, ST, Physically Handicapped, and Ex-Servicemen candidates. No fee is required.

SSC CHSL 2022 Eligibility

Before applying to any examination, one should always check the eligibility criteria. However, check the SSC CHSL Eligibility Criteria below:

Citizenship: An aspirant must be either a citizen of India, Nepal, or Bhutan or a Tibetan refugee who came to India before 1 January 1962 to permanently settle here. 

SSC CHSL Age limit: The minimum age to appear for SSC CHSL 2022 is 18 years and the maximum age is 27 years.

CategoryPermissible age relaxation beyond the upper age limit
SC/ ST5 years
OBC3 years
Persons with Disabilities (PwD-Unreserved)10 years
PwD + SC/ ST15 years
PwD + OBC13 years
Ex-Servicemen03 years after deduction of the military service rendered from the actual age as on the closing date.
Defense Personnel who are disabled in operation during hostilities with any foreign country or in a disturbed area and released as a consequence thereof. 3 years
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
Defense Personnel who are disabled in operation during hostilities with any foreign country or in a disturbed area and released as a consequence thereof (SC/ ST). 8 years

Skill Test Eligibility: The applicant must have passed 12th standard in the science stream with Mathematics as a subject from a recognized Board and it is for Data Entry Operator Post Only.

Educational Qualification: Aspirants must have passed the 12th Standard or equivalent examination from a recognized Board or University. 

SSC CHSL 2022 Vacancy

The exact total number of vacancies has not been released yet. SSC will soon release a list of vacancies for SSC CHSL 2022. Below is the list of SSC CHSL Vacancy 2019-20 and 2018-19

Post Vacancy
LDC/ JSA1269 Vacancies
PA/ SA3598 Vacancies
DEO26 Vacancies
Total4893 Vacancies

The vacancy list for 2018-19 is down below.

Post Vacancy
LDC/ JSA1865 Vacancies
PA/ SA3730 Vacancies
DEO54 Vacancies
Total5649 Vacancies 

SSC CHSL 2022 Exam Pattern

The SSC CHSL 2022 will be conducted in 3 tiers/levels for various posts and jobs. The distribution is tabulated below:

Tier – IObjective Multiple ChoiceComputer-Based (online)
Tier – IIDescriptive Paper in English/HindiPen and Paper mode
Tier – IIISkill Test/Computer Proficiency TestWherever Applicable

SSC CHSL 2022 Syllabus

Tier 1 is an objective exam that will be conducted online. There are 4 sections in the Tier 1 exam of SSC CHSL 2022, with 100 questions for a total of 200 marks. The exam duration is 60 minutes. The subject-wise details are tabled below:

SubjectNo. of QuestionMarks
General Intelligence2550
Quantitative Aptitude (Basic Arithmetic Skill)2550
General Awareness2550
English Language (Basic Knowledge)2550

SSC CHSL 2022 Salary

The SSC CHSL Salary(Pay Scale) for all the posts is given below:

Post Pay Scale
LDC/ JSAPay Band -1 (Rs. 5200-20200), Grade Pay: Rs.1900 (pre-revised)
PA/ SAPay Band -1 (Rs. 5200-20200), Grade Pay: Rs. 2400 (pre-revised)
DEOPay Band-1 (Rs. 5200-20200), Grade Pay: Rs. 2400 (pre-revised)
DEO Grade ‘A’ Pay Band-1 (Rs. 5200-20200), Grade Pay: Rs. 2400 (pre-revised)

SSC CHSL 2022 Result

The SSC CHSL 2022 Result will be declared after the successful conduction of the exam. Keep checking the official website of SSC for more updates.


SSC releases cut-off marks along with the result. The aspirant has to score minimum cut-off marks to get selected for the next round. You can have a look at the previous year’s cut-off of the SSC CHSL Exam for reference. 

Category Cut off Marks
PwD – Other51.12050

We have tried to cover everything that revolves around SSC CHSL 2022 like Exam Dates, Notifications, Previous Year Dates, Application Fees, Eligibility Criteria, Vacancy, Exam Pattern, Syllabus, etc. You can check the complete article for other information and also check the official websites i.e.

What is the date of the SSC CHSL Tier 1 2022 Exam?

It will be held in February-March 2023 according to the official website.

When did the official notification of SSC CHSL release?

The notification will be released on 6th December 2022.

Is there any negative marking in SSC CHSL?

Yes, 0.25 marks will be deducted for each wrong answer.

By Riya Kapoor

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