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August 6, 2019 • 5:55 pm

SSC CHSL Eligibility Criteria, Age Limit & Relaxations for LDC, DEO

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Dear CHSL Candidates!!

 

Seeking jobs after you complete your 12th class education is not easy. But if it is your choice and you want to pursue a government job, then the SSC CHSL Examination can be the most appropriate selection for you, as the minimum SSC CHSL Eligibility Criteria is just 12th passed.

 

Staff Selection Commission (SSC) conducts the SSC CHSL Exam for the recruitment of Postal Assistants/Sorting Assistant, Data Entry Operator (DEO), Lower Division Clerk (LDC) and Court Clerk.

 

 

 

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SSC CHSL Eligibility Criteria 2019 - Do your Eligibility Analysis

 

 

The latest SSC CHSL Exam Notification will be released soon for the recruitment of PA / SA, DEO, LDC and Court Clerk.

 

Before applying for the Combined Higher Secondary Level (CHSL) Examination, you must check the SSC CHSL Eligibility Criteria 2019 first.

 

Basically, the eligibility criteria for the educational qualification is well known by you all that you should be 12th class passed. But there are many other different categories of eligibility criteria for SSC CHSL Exam 2019 that should also be considered by you before applying for CHSL online i.e. age limit, nationality, reservation etc.

 

In case you don’t fulfill all the conditions and apply, your candidature will be rejected by the commission from the recruitment process.

 

If you want to take part in SSC CHSL Online Application Process then, you should first confirm your SSC CHSL Eligibility by analyzing the following conditions step by step:

 

Nationality / Citizenship

SSC CHSL Educational Qualification

SSC CHSL Age Limit

 Relaxation for Various Categories

 Certification Process

 

 

 

 

SSC CHSL Eligibility [Nationality / Citizenship]-Step 1

 

 

Candidates applying for the CHSL exam must possess the citizenship in the following ways:

 

A candidate must be either-

 

A citizen of India, or

A subject of Nepal, or

A subject of Bhutan, or

A Tibetan refugee who came over to India, before the 1st January 1962 with the intention of permanently settling in India, or

A person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, East African countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania (Formerly Tanganyika and Zanzibar), Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia, and Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India.

 

Note: - A candidate belonging to categories (b), (c), (d) and (e) above shall be a person in whose favor a certificate of eligibility has been issued by the Government of India.

 

 

 

 

SSC CHSL Qualification - Step 2

 

In order to appear for SSC CHSL Exam, you must have passed 12th Standard or equivalent examination from a recognized Board or University.

 

Some other important points:

 

If you possess any Degree obtained through open Universities/Distance Education Mode, then that must be recognized by Distance Education Council, IGNOU.

 

 

Skill Test Eligibility [Revised]

 

12th standard pass in Science stream with Mathematics as a subject from a recognized Board or equivalent.

When you are called for typing test/skill test, you should bring all the original educational certificates and documents.

 

 

 

SSC CHSL Age Limit 2019 - Step 3

 

After clearing the above-mentioned eligibility conditions, you are required to make yourself confirmed about meeting the SSC CHSL Age Limit criteria.

 

The instructions of the Government (DoP&T) contained in OM No. 14017/70/87-Estt. (RR) dated 14.7.1988 contains the guidelines for Age limit for Competitive Examinations held by Staff Selection Commission.

 

According to the latest notification of CHSL 2019 the age limit for SSC CHSL candidates set by the officials is 18-27 years.

 

 

 

Is There Any Relaxation for Different Categories Regarding Age Limit?

 

The commission has allowed relaxation to some categories in concern with the upper age limit. The categories with the details of upper age limit are listed below:

 

 

Code No. Category Age Relaxation (beyond upper age limit)
01 SC/ST 5 years
02 OBC 3 years
02 PH 10 years
04 PH + OBC 13 years
05 PH + SC/ST 15 years
09 Ex-Servicemen (Unreserved / General) 03 years after deduction of the military service rendered from the actual age as on the closing date.
10 Ex-Servicemen (OBC) 06 years (3 years + 3 years) after deduction of the military service rendered from the actual age as on the closing date.
11 Ex-Servicemen (SC/ST) 08 years (3 years + 5 years) after deduction of the military service rendered from the actual age as on the closing date.
15 Central Govt. Civilian Employees (General/Unreserved) who have rendered not less than 3 years regular and continuous service as on Closing date. Up to 40 years
17 Central Govt. Civilian Employees (OBC) who have rendered not less than 3 years regular and continuous service as on Closing date. Up to 43 years of age
19 Central Govt. Civilian Employees (SC/ST) who have rendered not less than 3 years regular and continuous service as on Closing date. Up to 45 years of age
21 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
22 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
23 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
24 Widows / Divorced Women / Women judicially separated and who are not remarried. (Unreserved/General) Up to 35 years of age
25 Widows / Divorced Women / Women judicially separated and who are not remarried. (OBC) Up to 38 years of age
26 Widows / Divorced Women / Women judicially separated and who are not remarried. (SC/ST) Up to 40 years of age
27 Defence Personnel disabled in operation during hostilities with any foreign country or in a disturbed area and released as a consequence thereof. (Unreserved/General) 5 years
28 Defence Personnel disabled in operation during hostilities with any foreign country or in a disturbed area and released as a consequence thereof. (OBC) 8 (5+3) years
29 Defence Personnel disabled in operation during hostilities with any foreign country or in a disturbed area and released as a consequence thereof. (SC/ST) 10 (5+5) years
33 Service Clerks in the last year of their colour service in the Armed Forces. (Unreserved/General) Up to 45 years of age
34 Service Clerks in the last year of their colour service in the Armed Forces. (OBC) Up to 48 years of age
35 Service Clerks in the last year of their colour service in the Armed Forces. (SC/ST) Up to 50 years of age
36 Retrenched census employees of Office of Registrar General of India. (Unreserved/ General) [They will be considered only for offices under RGI in their order of merit and subject to availability of vacancies] 3 years plus length of service rendered by them in connection with census, before retrenchment, and Weightage of past service.
37 Retrenched census employees of Office of Registrar General of India. (OBC) [They will be considered only for offices under RGI in their order of merit and subject to availability of vacancies] 3 years plus length of service rendered by them in connection with census, before retrenchment, and Weightage of past service + 3 years
38 Retrenched census employees of Office of Registrar General of India. (SC/ST) [They will be considered only for offices under RGI in their order of merit and subject to availability of vacancies] 3 years plus length of service rendered by them in connection with census, before retrenchment, and Weightage of past service+ 5 years

 

 

 

 

What is the certification process for acquiring these relaxations?

 

If you come under any of the above-listed categories and want to avail the benefit of the permissible relaxation to those categories, you must follow the procedure given below:

 

You have to submit the requisite certificate from the reliable authority at the time of Skill Test/Document Verification.

The formats of the certificates should be the same as provided at the official website.

If you don’t submit the certificates in the same format, it will be rejected.

 

 

 

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In this article, we have covered all the important eligibility criteria conditions for CHSL exam.

If you still have any doubt related to SSC CHSL Eligibility criteria, please place them in the comment box given below.

 

Suggested Reads:

 

SSC CHSL Answer Keys & Previous Year Papers

SSC CHSL Syllabus 2018 & Exam Pattern

 

Thanks!!

All the Best!!

 

 

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  • Ujjwal Kumar
    Sir I have complete 12 with commerce with maths .can I eligible for attend all posts in SSC CHSL
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    Eduncle Team
    Hello Ujjwal,
    Greetings from Eduncle!
    The eligibility for all SSC CHSL posts is 12th standard pass in Science stream with Mathematics as a subject from a recognized Board or equivalent. If you satisfied the criteria, then you are eligible.
    Thank You!
  • Liankhanding
    Can class10 pass but waiting result of class12 can apply chsl exam?
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  • Gital
    Hello sir, I am gital .my birth date is 01.09.2001 .can I apply for this posts
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  • Mamta
    Sir I have done 12th in science stream in 2016 with 60 percent can I eligible for this exam and on what date this exam is conducted
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  • Gaurav Jaiswal
    hello sir, sir ssc ldc k liye apply karte time final submission k bad chages kar sakte ????
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    Eduncle Team
    Hello Gaurav,
    Greetings from Eduncle!
    You can't make any changes after submission of the SSC CHSL application form.
    Thank You!!
  • Shubham Chouhan
    Sir I am a commerce 12th pass student can i apply for DATA ENTRY OPERATOR job in SSC CHSL
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    Eduncle Team
    Hello Shubham
    Greeting From Eduncle!
    Candidates who have passed 12th standard in Science stream with Mathematics as a subject from a recognized Board or equivalent can apply for SSC CHSL DEO Post.
    Thank You!!
  • Gurpreet
    Hi.. i hv done+2 wd commerce sbjcts...for what position can i apply in ssc chsl?
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    Eduncle Team
    Hello Gurpreet,   Greetings from Eduncle!   Thanks for sharing your query with us!   You can apply for all posts.   Kind Regards, Eduncle Team
  • Anchal
    I have passed my 12th from cbse but I got only 59.4%marks .can I apply for all posts of ssc?
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  • Anchal
    I have passed my 12th from cbse but I got only 59.4%marks .can I apply for ssc??
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    Eduncle Team
    Hello Anchal &nbps; Yes, you are eligible for SSC Exams. &nbps; Thanks, Eduncle Team
  • J.p Verma
    Sir my D.o.b is 25/08/1999 or I have passed 12th exam (science) can I apply for LDC 2017-18 exam. Please reply sir
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    Eduncle Team
    Hello J.P. Verma,   Greetings from Eduncle!   Thanks for asking your query with us!   The age limit for SSC CHSL candidates set by officials is 18-27 years as on 1st January 2017. It means you should not be born before 2nd January 1990 and not later than 1st January 1999.   Kind Regards, Eduncle Team
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