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November 17, 2021 • 12:05 pm

SSC CHSL 2018-19 Post Preference, Job Profile, Salary [Updated]

SSC CHSL Post Preferences


SSC Combined Higher Secondary Level (CHSL) Exam is conducted for all those candidates, who possess 12th passed certificate from any recognized board. If you are eligible as per the criteria set by the SSC officials, then you can apply for this exam.


Before filling the application form, you should know the SSC CHSL Post Details so that you can fill the postcodes according to your SSC CHSL Post Preference 2018-19.



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SSC conducts SSC CHSL Exam to recruit candidates for the following four posts: -


Postal Assistant (PA)/ Sorting Assistant (SA)

 Data Entry Operator (DEO)

 Lower Division Clerk (LDC)

 Court Clerk (CC)


In this exam, total 5789 vacancies are available for all SSC CHSL Posts 2018-19. Here, we are providing the complete details of SSC CHSL Post Salary and analysis for all posts that will help you to choose the post preference order for this exam so that you can get the best post.


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SSC CHSL Post Details - Postal Assistant/ Sorting Assistant


In SSC CHSL Exam, the post of the assistant is divided into two categories.


Postal Assistant (PA)

 Sorting Assistant (SA)



Postal Assistants are posted in various post offices, which may be situated in towns or remote areas. They collect mail-bags from the mail motor and dispatch the same to the customers.


Sorting Assistants work in shifts like 6 am to 2 pm, 2 pm to 10 pm and 6 pm to 6 am. The latter shift has 12 hours in it. If you take the night shift you will have to work every alternative night.


After 6 pm, each hour is calculated as 1 hour 20 minutes. So, 6 hours, from 6 pm to 12 midnight is equal to 8 hours and 12 midnight to 6 am is another 8 hours. So, in a night shift, your work profile is credited with 16 hours of work.


Check below the complete details of Postal Assistant/ Sorting Assistant Post: -


Post Code: “P”

Department: Postal Department

No. of Vacancies: 3000+

Posting Areas: Rural and Semi-Urban Towns

Typing Languages: English/ Hindi


Salary Structure (In INR)

Pay scale: INR 5200-20200

 Grade Pay: INR 2400



 Work in Shifts.

 No Transfers means you can end your entire job period and retire from the same location.


Duties and Working Condition

 Office Work

 Database Entries on Computers/ Registers

 Office Management

 Work like Office Assistant i.e. mostly office work in their routine hours.


Growth/ Promotions

 Lower Division Grade i.e. Supervisor

 Higher Selection Grade (HSG) II i.e. Senior Supervisor

 Higher Selection Grade (HSG) II i.e. Chief Supervisor


Now, let’s have a look at the SSC CHSL Job Profile and work nature of Postal Assistant under various organizations:



1. PAPO (Postal Assistant in Post Offices)


In this job, candidates will be posted in Post Offices.


Being a Postal Assistant in Post Offices (PAPO), you connect with many customers regularly and you must be updated with the latest changes which are happening in the post office environment.



2. PASBCO (Postal Assistant in Savings Bank Control Organization)


In this post, work will be related to monitoring the Saving Bank Account and the postings will only be in the Head Post Offices, operating in the Circle.



3. PACO/RO (Postal Assistant in Circle/Regional Offices)


Nature of work will be handling the files. PAs do not deal directly with the customers.


The benefit of being a PACO/ RO is that the working days are only 5 in a week (Monday to Friday).



4. PARLO (Postal Assistant in Returned Letter Offices)


In this post, the candidates have to locate the correct address of the addressee, and if located, they have to forward the mail to the addressee.



5. PAMMS (Postal Assistant in Mail Motor Services)


They play an important role in the intra-city transmission of mail between Mail Offices and Post Offices.



6. PAFPO (Postal Assistant in Foreign Post Organization)


Deals with the foreign articles transmitted through Post Office Network.



7. SARMS (Sorting Assistant in Railway Mail Service)


The work is related to sorting of mails being sent through the Post Office Network.


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SSC CHSL Post Details - DEO (Data Entry Operator)


Data Entry Operator is one of the best SSC CHSL Posts. One who records data into computer machine through any reading device like keyboard, is called Data Entry Operator. Currently, in India, Government has its own Data Entry Department for the details of staff members like - member’s salary, registration of their names, making their identity cards and doing all type of works regarding the collection of documents.


You can check the SSC CHSL Post Details for Data Entry Operator below: -



 Post Code: “D”, “E”

 Department: Ministries/ Department of GOI

 Typing Languages: English/ Hindi

 No. of Vacancies: 50+

 Posting Areas: All Over India


 Salary Structure (In INR)

 Pay scale: INR 5200-20200

 Grade Pay: INR 2400 (For post code D)

 Grade Pay: INR 2400 (For post code E)



 Normal Data Entry Work (Typing 2-3 Pages in One Day).


 Duties and Working Condition

 Perform data entry work using a personal computer and appropriate software.

 Entering, updating, researching, verifying, and retrieving data from various systems.

 Ensuring the accuracy and confidentiality of information recorded.


 Growth/ Promotions

 Data Entry Operator Grade B

 Data Entry Operator Grade C

 Data Entry Operator Grade F (System Analyst)  



SSC CHSL Post Details - LDC (Lower Division Clerk)


Lower Division Clerk is the first level of clerk in any government organization. If you are posted as an LDC, then you will have to handle daily office task and responsibilities for maintaining the data, files, and documents of the office in a systematic way.


Check below details of the post including SSC CHSL post salary for Lower Division Clerk: -



 Post Code: “L”

 Department: Ministries/ Department of GOI

 No. of Vacancies: 1800+

 Posting Areas: All Over India

 Typing Languages: English/ Hindi


Salary Structure (In INR)

 Pay scale: INR 5200-20200

 Grade Pay: INR 1900



 Less Work-Load.


 Duties and Working Condition

 Work of Routine Nature

 Registration of Dak (Posts)

 Maintenance of Section Diary

 File Register, File Movement Register

 Indexing and Recording

 Typing, Comparing, Preparation of Arrears and Other Statements

 Supervision of Correction of Reference Books.


 Growth/ Promotions

 Assistant/ Upper Division Clerk

 Division Clerk

 Section Officer



SSC CHSL Post Details 2018-19 - Court Clerk


Court Clerk is an SSC CHSL Posts in which you will have to perform administrative duties in criminal and civil justice systems, assisting other court executives as well as judges and lawyers.


Here, we are providing below every detail including SSC CHSL post code for the post of Court Clerk:


 Post Code: “C”

 Department: Tribunals

 No. of Vacancies for 2017-18: 25 (There is no vacancy for 2018-19 by the official)

 Posting Areas: All Over India

 Typing Languages: English/ Hindi


 Salary Structure (In INR)

 Pay scale: INR 5200-20200

 Grade Pay: INR 1900



 Time to Time Promotions.


 Duties and Working Condition

 Research on Legal Matters

 Prepare Legal Documents Based on the Research

 Law Clerks Typically Work for Attorneys or Judges


 Growth/ Promotion

 Assistant Clerk

 Bench Clerk

 Head Clerk



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As per the above details, we hope, now you can decide your SSC CHSL Post Preference 2018-19 before filling the SSC CHSL Online Application Form.


In case you have any query in your mind, please share it with us in the comment box below. We will surely help you out.


Thank You



Showing 14 comments out of 20
  • Ankur chaudhary
    Hi Eduncle, 2 questions 1. Is chief supervisor in post office a gazetted post, like the section officer? 2. Are there any departmental exams in post office for higher posts?
  • Arthi.m
    sir may i know all the posts must complete type writing ...
  • Pooja sonavane
    I had done the filling procedure but i the post i which i want to apply was not mention also marks on 10th was not been asked is there any error in it or it is fine..
  • Anaya
    Are there night or evening shift available...should colledge going student aply
  • Anaya
    What is working hours of ssc chsl clerk..are there night, evening shift available..should a colledge going student apply for this??
    Hello Anaya,
    Greetings from Eduncle!
    The working hours of SSC CHSL Clerk are 6-8 hours. There is no night and evening shift available for this post. Yes, if you have pass...
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  • Chandra prakash tiwari
  • Hariram
    Sir me ssc chsl ka resistration kr liya but online ni kar paya aur date nikal gai h to kya kare plzz sir help me
    Plzz sir help me
    Hello,   You can appear in upcoming SSC Exams, keep on visiting Eduncle to check more job recruitment for 12th, Graduate Students -
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  • Nirbhay Jha
    Sir if I am a chsl officer, can i get preference in cgl exam By getting low cut off
  • Komal panwar
    Sir job posting ki priority home state hogi?????
    Hello Komal,   The SSC CHSL job comes with All India Serving Liability. You can't ask for posting preference.   Regards, Eduncle Team.
  • Bhavya
    Which type of government organizations there mentioning for LDC post ?
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