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 2017 – Do your Eligibility Analysis

 

 

According to the latest SSC CHSL Exam Notification released on 7th October 2016, the online CHSL exam is going to be conducted from 7th January 2017 to 5th February 2017 for 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 2017 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 2017 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 2017

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 Educational 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 2017 – Step 3

 

 

After clearing the above-mentioned eligibility conditions, you are required to make yourself confirmed about meeting the age limit criteria.

 

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.
The Commission has received a number of representations for relaxation in the cutoff date to 1st August 2016. The proposal has been accepted and now all the candidates, who meet the age limit criteria as on 1st August 2016 and 1st January 2017, will be eligible to apply.

 

You can read the official notification as below:

age limitation date

 

 

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. (Unreserved/General) 5 years
22 Candidates who had ordinarily been domiciled in the State of Jammu & Kashmir. (OBC) 8 years
23 Candidates who had ordinarily been domiciled in the State of Jammu & Kashmir. (SC/ST) 10 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.

 

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SSC CHSL Syllabus 2017 & Exam Pattern

 

 

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6 thoughts on “SSC CHSL Eligibility Criteria, Age Limit & Relaxations for LDC, DEO

  1. Sneha

    I have Telangana state caste certificate..So can I use it for age relaxation..Or I have to produce a central govt caste certificate for SSC chsl exam

    • Eduncle Team

      Hello Sneha,

      Greetings from Eduncle!

      Thanks for sharing your query with us!

      You can use the caste certificate issued by the Telangana Government for claiming age benefit for the SSC CHSL Exam.

      All the Best! Kindly keep sharing your queries with us!

      Kind Regards,
      Eduncle Team

  2. prasanna

    Hello sir/ madam
    I am a obc women candidate..so what is height required for ssc chsl sub inspector posts for a obc women?

    • Eduncle Team

      Hello Prasanna,

      Greetings from Eduncle!

      Thanks for sharing your query with us!

      The minimum height required for a women candidate for Sub-Inspector posts is, 157 cms.

      All the Best!

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      Eduncle Team

  3. dinesh

    Hello sir/ madam
    i have completed telengana open inter may i elegible for this exam or not

    • Eduncle Team

      Hello Dinesh,

      Greetings from Eduncle!

      Thanks for sharing your query with us!

      Yes, you are eligible to appear for the SSC CHSL Exam.

      All the Best for your future learning endeavours!

      Kind Regards,
      Eduncle Team

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