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April 18, 2022 • 4:36 pm

SSC CHSL 2022 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, you can apply for this exam.

Before filling out the application form, you should know the SSC CHSL Post Details to fill the postcodes according to your SSC CHSL Post Preference 2022.


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)


Last year, 4726 vacancies were available for all SSC CHSL Posts. Here, we provide the complete details of SSC CHSL Post Salary and analysis for all posts to help you choose the post preference order for this exam.

SSC CHSL Post Details - Postal Assistant/ Sorting Assistant








SSC CHSL Post Details - DEO (Data Entry Operator)

SSC CHSL Post Details - LDC (Lower Division Clerk)

SSC CHSL Post Details 2022 - Court Clerk



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SSC CHSL Post Details - Postal Assistant/ Sorting Assistant


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

Postal Assistant (PA)

Sorting Assistant (SA)


Postal Assistants are posted in various post offices 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

​​​​​​​Posting Areas: Rural and Semi-Urban Towns

​​​​​​​Typing Languages: English/ Hindi


Salary Structure (In INR)

​​​​​​​Payscale: INR 5200-20200

​​​​​​​Grade Pay: INR 2400



​​​​​​​Work in Shifts.

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


Duties and Working Conditions

​​​​​​​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. You must be updated with the latest changes 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)


The 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 emails 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 a computer machine through any reading device like a keyboard is called Data Entry Operator. Currently in India, Government has its Data Entry Department for the details of staff members like – members’ salaries, registration of their names, making their identity cards, and doing all types of work 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

​​​​​​​Posting Areas: All Over India


Salary Structure (In INR)

​​​​​​​Payscale: INR 5200-20200

​​​​​​​Grade Pay: INR 2400 (For postcode D)

​​​​​​​Grade Pay: INR 2400 (For postcode E)



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


Duties and Working Conditions

​​​​​​​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)  



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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, you will have to handle daily office tasks and responsibilities for systematically maintaining the data, files, and documents of the office.

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


Post Code: “L”

​​​​​​​Department: Ministries/ Department of GOI

​​​​​​​Posting Areas: All Over India

​​​​​​​Typing Languages: English/ Hindi


Salary Structure (In INR)

​​​​​​​Payscale: INR 5200-20200

​​​​​​​Grade Pay: INR 1900



​​​​​​​Less Work-Load.


Duties and Working Conditions

​​​​​​​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 2022 - Court Clerk


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

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


Post Code: “C”

​​​​​​​Department: Tribunals

​​​​​​​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 Conditions

​​​​​​​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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We hope you can now decide on your SSC CHSL Post Preference as per the above details before filling out the SSC CHSL Online Application Form.

If you have any queries in your mind, please share them 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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  • 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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