SSC CHSL selection process consists of three stages such as Tier I (written examination), Tier II (descriptive paper) and Tier III (skill test). To undergo these stages, the first thing is applying part. The candidates who have applied for SSC CHSL examination can appear for SSC CHSL selection procedure 2018. The last date to submit the application form was December 26, 2017. There is a major change in SSC CHSL Tier-I stage, the exam duration is reduced by 15 minutes and now it is 60 minutes only.
SSC CHSL Tier I is scheduled from March 4 – 26, 2018. SSC CHSL Admit Card will be available in February 2018 for download from the link given on the official website. Candidates need to clear all the stages in SSC CHSL selection procedure to be appointed for LDC, JSA, PA, SA or DEO posts. Let’s take a comprehensive look at selection process of SSC CHSL 2018.
The first stage of SSC CHSL selection process is a computer based test (CBT) that is commonly called tier 1 exam. All those candidates who register successfully for the exam will be allowed to appear for the exam. As per SSC CHSL Exam Pattern, the Tier I exam is an objective type test divided in four sections, General Intelligence, English Language (Basic Knowledge), Quantitative Aptitude and General Awareness. The total marks for SSC CHSL 2018 tier 1 exam is 200 from 100 questions and there is negative marking of 0.50 marks for every wrong answer.
The question paper is set both in English and Hindi language. Candidates qualifying the Tier exam securing the qualifying marks will be selected for the Tier II exam. Candidates can expect a moderate level of questions. Also, the competition is very tough, it is a must to score good marks in this objective test.
SSC CHSL descriptive test will be conducted for those candidates only who all are able to secure a minimum cut off marks. The cutoff marks for different categories will be released by SSC with the declaration of marks. SSC CHSL Tier-II Paper will be of 100 Marks in Pen and Paper Mode i.e. offline mode. Candidates have to solve the paper in the duration of one hour. The Paper would comprise writing of an Essay of 200-250 words and Letter or Application of about 150-200 words. Candidates have to obtain minimum 33% of marks to qualify this stage.
The candidates based on the selection of the post would be either required to appear for a Typing Test or a Data Entry Operator Test. This test is meant for checking the practical knowledge of the candidate. Only those candidates who secure at least the minimum qualifying marks in the written examination are called for skill test. The Commission may also at its discretion, fix qualifying marks in each component of the written examination. The speed will be adjudged on the accuracy of typing on the Computer of a given text passage in 10 minutes. And, 35 words per minute and 30 words per minute corresponds to 10500 key depressions per hour/9000 key depressions per hour respectively.
The final merit of successful candidates will be prepared on the basis of total score obtained by them in Tier I and Tier II exam of SSC CHSL 2018. Candidates will be allotted to the various departments for the post of Postal Assistant/Sorting Assistants, Data Entry Operators, Lower Divisional Clerks and Court Clerks on the basis of their merit and preference of post.
If, more than one candidates obtained equal marks at any stage of SSC CHSL selection process. Ties cases will be resolved by applying one after another, as applicable till the Tie is resolved.
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