SSC CHSL 2024 Paper Pattern, Vacancies, Salary and Application Fee.

SSC CHSL 2024: The Staff Selection Commission released the Notification of SSC CHSL on April 8, 2024, outlines the recruitment process to fill 3,712 vacancies for various Group C posts, including Lower Divisional Clerk (LDC)/ Junior Secretariat Assistant (JSA), and Data Entry Operators (DEO). The application window closes on May 7, 2024, with the Tier 1 exam scheduled from July 1 to 12, 2024. Candidates must adhere to eligibility criteria, such as age limits and educational qualifications, and stay informed about the exam’s syllabus and pattern. The application process involves filling out forms online, uploading necessary documents, and paying the application fee, with exemptions for specific categories.

The SSC CHSL exam pattern consists of two tiers, with Tier 1 being objective-type MCQs covering various subjects, and Tier 2 involving additional skill or typing tests. Negative marking applies in both tiers, emphasizing the importance of strategic preparation. The comprehensive syllabus encompasses English Language, General Intelligence, Quantitative Aptitude, and General Awareness. Successful candidates progress through a multi-stage selection process, including Tier 1 and Tier 2 exams, followed by option-cum-preference form submission. With detailed information available online, aspiring candidates can access resources such as question papers and guides to enhance their preparation for this prestigious exam.

SSC CHSL 2024 Overview:

Exam Name

SSC CHSL 2024 (Staff Selection Commission-Combined Higher Secondary Level) 

Conducting Body


Exam Level


Exam Frequency

Once a year

Exam Mode


Exam Purpose 

Selection of candidates for posts of LDC, JSA and DEO

Exam Language

English and Hindi

No. of Test Cities

Over 100 Cities

Official Website

SSC CHSL Vacancy 2024

With SSC CHSL Notification 2024, the tentative number of vacancies to be recruited for FY 2024-25 has been announced and this year around 3712 vacancies are released for LDC, JSA and DEO.

Year LDC/ JSA PA/ SA DEO Court Clerk Total
2024 TBA TBA 3712
2023 NA 1600
2022 3185 898 42 601 4726
2021 3181 3598 26 88 4893
2020 2359 3880 02 56 5789
2019 2648 3222 02 917 6789
2018 898 2359 02 NA 3259

SSC CHSL Exam Dates 2024

The SSC CHSL 2024 exam dates and schedule have been announced by the Commission.



SSC CHSL Notification 2024


SSC CHSL Application Form 2024

08-Apr-2024 to 07-May-2024

Last date to pay SSC CHSL application fee 2024


SSC CHSL application correction 2024

10-May-2024 to 11-May-2024

SSC CHSL Tier 1 exam 2024

01-Jul-2024 to 12-Jul-2024.

SSC CHSL Eligibility 2024

Eligibility for the Combined Higher Secondary Level (10+2) Exam 2024 are available below, scroll down to check it.

Educational Qualification – A candidate must have passed Intermediate exam from a State or Central board with Science, Commerce or Arts stream.

Age Limit – An applicant’s age must not be below 18 or above 27 years. For OBC and SC/ST, there will be upper age relaxation for 3 and 5 years, respectively.

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SSC CHSL 2024 Selection Process

The SSC CHSL recruitment 2024 comprises three stages of the selection process. Candidates will be shortlisted for SSC CHSL posts through the following stages:

  1. Tier 1 (Online Exam)
  2. Tier 2 (Online Exam + Skill/ Typing Test)
  3. Submission of option-cum-preference form.

SSC CHSL 2024 Application Fee

The required application fee for the General Category for SSC CHSL 2024 is Rs. 100/

Exemption: No fee is required to be paid by female candidates, SC, ST, Physically Handicapped, and Ex-Servicemen candidates.

Gen ₹100/-
SC/ ST/ PH ₹00/-
Payment Mode Online: Net Banking, Debit Card, Credit Card, Etc.

SSC CHSL Exam Pattern 2024

The SSC CHSL 2024 exam is conducted in two stages- Tier 1 and Tier 2. Have a look at the SSC CHSL exam pattern 2024 of Tier 1 and Tier 2 below.


SSC CHSL Tier 1 Exam Highlights

SSC CHSL Tier 2 Exam Highlights

Exam mode

Online (computer-based test)

Offline (pen-and-paper-based test)

Number of sections & subjects

4 (English Language, General Intelligence, Quantitative Aptitude and General Awareness)

Two Sessions

Exam duration

1 hour (60 minutes)

Session I: 2 hour 15 minutes

Session II: 30 minutes

Number of questions


Session I: 135 Questions

Session II: Skill Test/ Typing Test Module

Type of questions

MCQs; 4 options with 1 correct option

Objective Type, Multiple choice questions, except for
Module-II of Section-3

Total marks


Session I, Section 1: 180 Marks
Session I, Section 2: 180 Marks
Session I, Section 3: 45 Marks

Language of paper

English and Hindi 

English and Hindi  

Negative Marking

Deduction of 0.50 marks for each incorrect answer

Deduction of 1 mark for each wrong answer in Section-I,
Section II and Module-I of Section-III.

SSC CHSL Negative Marking 2024

There is a negative marking of 0.50 marks for each incorrect answer in the SSC CHSL Tier 1 exam 2024 and a negative marking of 1 mark for each wrong answer in Section I, Section II and Module-I of Section III of the CHSL Tier 2 exam.

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SSC CHSL Salary 2024

The approximate in-hand SSC CHSL salary of candidates recruited through the exam is provided below:

Lower Division Clerk (LDC), Junior Secretariat Assistant (JSA) get Pay Level-2 – INR 19,900 to 63,200

Data Entry Operator (DEO) get Pay Level 4 INR 25,500-81,100 and Level 5 INR 29,200 – 92,300

Data Entry Operator (DEO), Grade A gets Pay Level 4 INR 25,500 – 81,100

SSC CHSL Salary 7th pay commission

SSC has modified the SSC CHSL Salary Structure for all the Posts after the 7th Pay Commission. SSC CHSL Salary structure after the implementation of the 7th Pay Commission is given below:

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 

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