SSC CHSL Exam 2020 Tier-1 Exam Postponed due to COVID-19, Check Official Update
SSC CHSL Exam 2020: Staff Selection Commission (SSC) has been one of the most desirable organizations for Government exams in India. Every year thousands of vacancies are filled by SSC in Government departments. Govt. jobs are the most sought after career choice in India. More so, the government is focusing on providing better facilities, services in every aspect of our lives and the development of our country and to do that millions of jobs will be created in the coming years. SSC is the leading Govt. organization that provides employment to lakhs of students in India. A great opportunity lies ahead for all the SSC applicants.
SSC CHSL 2020 Tier-1 Exam Postponed due to COVID-19: SSC CHSL 2019-20 Exam has been cancelled due to Coronavirus Outbreak. SSC has issued official notification at its official website. Let’s have a look at the notification in detail.
SSC has notified – “As a precautionary measure, in view to COVID-19, it has been decided by public interest, to postpone the Secondary (10+2) Level Examination 20th March 2020″. Earlier SSC CHSL Tier-1 2019-20 Exam is being conducted by the commission from 17th March to 28th March 2020 in online mode across different examination centers. Lakhs of candidates are going to appear in the exam across the country. The Exam was conducted from 17th to 19th March 2020 under the below safety procedures:
1. No Bio-metric Registration of the candidates were conducted. However, thumb impression of the Candidates will be mandatorily taken on the Commission Copies and Attendance Sheets.
2. Masks: Candidates were allowed to bring their own masks to be worn during the examination. However, masks will have to be removed for taking photographs at the Registration Desks. These photographs can be used by the Commission for verification during subsequent Tiers/ stages of the examination.
3. Hand Sanitizers & Water Bottles: Candidates were allowed to bring their own hand sanitizers (small size) and water bottles (transparent/ see through).
4. Ball Pen: Candidates were allowed to bring their own ball pens (having transparent outer cover). Any other type of pen, which is translucent, will not be allowed.
5. Instructions for Exam Centers: The Commission instructed to its Service Provider for cleaning/ sanitizing frequently used objects such as mouse/ keyboards/ tables/ door handles, etc. before start of each shift of examination in the larger interest of the candidates.
SSC CHSL Exam Highlights 2020
|Exam Name||SSC CHSL (Staff Selection Commission-Combined Higher Secondary Level)|
|Exam Frequency||Once a year|
|Exam Mode||Tier-I: Online
|Exam Duration||Tier-I: 60 minutes
Tier-II: 60 minutes
|Exam Purpose||Selection of candidates for posts of LDC, JSA, PA, SA and DEO|
|Exam Language||English and Hindi|
|Exam Helpdesk No.||011-24361359|
SSC CHSL Salary Detail
Staff Selection Commission-Combined Higher Secondary Level (SSC CHSL) is a national-level level exam conducted by SSC every year. The exam is conducted to recruit eligible candidates for the below-mentioned posts in various ministries/departments/offices of the Government of India.
|SSC CHSL Posts||SSC CHSL Pay Levels||SSC CHSL Pay Scales|
|Lower Divisional Clerk (LDC)||2||Rs 19,900-63,200|
|Junior Secretariat Assistant (JSA)||2||Rs 19,900-63,200|
|Postal Assistant (PA)||4||Rs 25,500-81,100|
|Sorting Assistant (SA)||4||Rs 25,500-81,100|
|Data Entry Operator (DEO)||4||Rs 25,500-81,100|
|DEO (Grade A)||4||Rs 25,500-81,100|
Note: All posts on offer through SSC CHSL exam carry All India Service Liability (AISL). This means that if a candidate is selected for a post, he/ she may be asked to serve anywhere in the country.
SSC CHSL Vacancy 2020
The Staff Selection Commission through an addendum issued on 07 January 2020 at its official website, ssc.nic.in, has announced the number of vacancies to be for Combined Higher Secondary (10+2) Level Examination-2019-20. A total of 4893 vacancies have been announced for LDC/JSA, PA/SA & DEO. Provisional jobs can be read as :
|Postal Assistant/ Sorting Assistant||3598|
SSC CHSL Tier I Exam Pattern
Since the SSC CHSL is comprised of 3 different levels, we must deal with their syllabus independently.
This is an objective exam which will be conducted online. There are 4 sections in the Tier 1 exam of SSC CHSL 2020, with 100 questions which 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|
|3||Quantitative Aptitude (Basic Arithmetic Skill)||25||50|
|4||English Language (Basic Knowledge)||25||50|
SSC CHSL Tier 1 Exam Syllabus
English Language: Spot the Error, Fill in the Blanks, Synonyms/ Homonyms, Antonyms, Spellings/ Detecting mis-spelt 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 type. 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/ patternfolding & 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 subtopics, if any Numerical operations.
Number Systems: Computation of Whole Number, Decimal and Fractions, 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 centres, 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
• There is negative marking in SSC CHSL 2020 Tier 1 Exam. Giving a wrong answer to a question will lead to a penalty of 0.5 marks in all sections
• The exam duration is 75 minutes for candidates who are visually handicapped.
SSC CHSL 2020 Contact Information
|Telephone list of Officers of Staff Selection Commission Headquarters (Status as on November 8, 2019)|
|Name||Designation||Telephone Number (Office)|
|Braj Raj Sharma||Chairman||24361359|
|Pankaj Kumar||PA to Chairman||24366057|
|P Venkatramani||PS to Member||24369672|
|(Vacant)||PS to Member||24362242|
|DB Singh||Secretary-cum-CoE and CVO||24361408|
|DS Chauhan||PS to Secretary-cum-CoE and CVO||24361408|
|ML Hirwal||Director (EDP)||24361807|
|BS Khatri||PS to Director (EDP)||24361807|
|Deepak Mitra||DS (G)||24364795|
|Md. Jawaid Equbal||PS to DS (G)||24364795|
|AK Bawalia||DS (Admin.)||24367001|
|Mahender Singh||PS to DS (Admin.)||24367001|
|AK Mandal||US (C-I/II)||24365875|
|Ashish Mohan||US (Establishment)||24366609|
|HL Prasad||US (C-II)||24364797|
|Manish Mrinal||US (P&P-II)||24360008|
|Manoj Manu||US (EDP)||24361170|
|BK Hembrom||US (General)||24364792|
|Monika Rai||US (QB, RHQ & Library)||24362212|
|R Rajakannu||US (Accounts & P&P-I)||24360926|
|S Latha||US (C-I/I)||24364458|
|Rajesh Taneja||DD (OL)||24369671|