SSC CHSL 2016: official notice for date extension and age limit

In a press note issued here on Friday, Staff Selection Commission (SSC) has further provided a 14 days window to candidates to apply for Combined Higher Secondary Level (CHSL) 2016 examination. The last date to fill online application for SSC CHSL 2016 is now November 25, 2016 (5 PM).

ssc chslThe notification for CHSL 2016 recruitment examination was issued on October 7 and the process to fill applications had begun November 8 onward. This is the second time SSC has made changes to the schedule of registration process. Earlier in October, SSC had provided 3 days extension after the official website had crashed for 3 days.

The tier 1 examinations would be held in computer based mode from January 7, 2017 to February 2, 2017. A total of 5,134 vacancies will be filled through this recruitment.

The notice also clarifies things on reckoning of age limit. The original notification had set the date of reckoning of age limit as 01.01.2017. A lot of candidates made representations for the date to be as 01.08.2016 and keeping that in view, SSC informed that it now has received the approval of DoP&T and candidates fulfilling the age criteria of 01.08.2016 can also apply for CHSL 2016.

Candidates may apply for SSC CHSL 2016 exam through the official websites www.ssc.nic.in and www.ssconline.nic.in within specified dates.

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