SSC CHSL 2016 exam announced: official notification on ssc.nic.in

CHSL exam

The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) has released the notification for Combined Higher Secondary Examination (CHSL) erstwhile 10+2 exam for recruitment to LDC/DEO level posts on Friday evening. The Staff Selection Commission put the SSC CHSL 2016 notification online on ssc.nic.in just an hour ago at around 7:30 pm. SSC had said earlier that the detailed advertisement will be placed online on October 8th but it did so a day ahead of schedule.

According to the notification, SSC CHSL exam will be conducted online. The registrations for the tier 1 of CHSL 2016-17 will begin tomorrow on October 8 and candidates can apply till November 7th, 2016 through the official website www.ssc.nic.in and www.ssconline.nic.in during the stipulated time.

The CHSL examination will consist of 3 stages i.e., Computer based Written Examination (Tier-I), Descriptive Paper (Tier-II) and Typing Test/Skill Test (Tier-III).

The SSC will hold examinations for the recruitment of Postal Assistants/Sorting Assistants, Data Entry Operators, Lower Divisional Clerks and Court Clerk between 7th January 2017 to 5th February 2017. The candidates will know their test day and timing through their respective admit cards. The admit cards for the tier 1 exam will be released in December.

There are a total of 5,134 vacancies to be filled through CHSL 2016 exam and here is breakup of that.

  • Postal Assistant/Sorting Assistant- 3281 posts
  • Lower Division Clerks- 1321 posts
  • Data Entry Operator- 506 posts
  • Court clerks- 26 posts

These are tentative number of vacancies and SSC may change them when the final tally comes.

The applications can be submitted only through online mode and no offline applications will be accepted by the Commission. Unreserved category candidates have to pay a fee of Rs 100 through the prescribed mode while reserved category candidates and female candidates are not required to pay any fees.

CHSL 2015 exam news:

As for the CHSL 2015, the exam which is still underway, tier 2 exam was held September 18 and the results of it are expected to be out anytime now, most probably within a week or so.

Read: SSC CGL 2016 tier 1 exam results delayed for 2-3 days

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