The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) has released the application form for Combined Higher Secondary (10+2) Level (CHSL) Exam, 2022. Candidates can apply online till March 7, 2022, 11:00 p.m. at ssc.nic.in. The correction window will be open from March 11 to March 15, 2022. The exam is to be conducted in the month of May. The exact exam date is expected to be released soon. The exam will be held in 137 cities across the country.
How to apply for SSC CHSL 2022 Tier I exam?
Step 1: Go to the website ssc.nic.in.
Step 2: On the right side of the screen, under ‘Login’, select ‘New User? Register Now’.
Step 3: Enter all your details and register yourself. Save the registration number and password.
Step 4: Now, on the home screen, login using the registration number and password.
Step 5: Click on the ‘Apply’ icon at the top of the screen.
Step 6: Select ‘CHSL’ from the tabs.
Step 7: Corresponding ‘Combined Higher Secondary (10+2) Level Examination, 2021’, click on the ‘Apply’ link.
SSC CHSL 2022 Eligibility Criteria:
- Candidates should be a citizen of India/ Bhutan/ Nepal.
- Candidates should be of the age group 18-27. OBC candidates have an upper age limit relaxation of 3 years, for SC/ ST candidates, the upper age limit relaxation is 5 years and for PwD candidates the upper age limit relaxation is 10 years.
- Educational qualifications: For LDC/ JSA, PA/ SA, DEO, candidates must have passed 12th Standard or equivalent examination from a recognised Board or University. For DEO Grade ‘A’, candidates should pass 12th Standard in Science stream with Mathematics as a subject from a recognised Board or equivalent.
The application fee is Rs. 100. Female candidates, SC/ ST candidates and PwD candidates are exempted from paying the fees. Candidates can apply for the positions of Lower Division Clerk (LDC)/ Junior Secretariat Assistant (JSA); Postal Assistant (PA)/ Sorting Assistant (SA); Data Entry Operator (DEO) and Data Entry Operator, Grade ‘A’. The pay scale of each of these positions is different.
Exam Pattern of Tier I exam:
The MCQs carry 2 marks each. The negative marking for each wrong answer is 0.5. Candidates can attempt the Part II, III, IV in English or Hindi.
Tentative answer key will be released after the exam. Candidates can raise their objections by paying a fee of Rs. 100. After reviewing the objections, the final answer key will be published. A normalisation process will be used in calculating the scores. Qualifying candidates will be shortlisted for Tier II, descriptive exam.