The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) on Thursday declared the results of Combined Higher Secondary Level (CHSL) Tier 1 2016-2017 examination on its official website (www.ssc.nic.in). As per it’s updated calendar, SSC CHSL tier 1 result were scheduled to be out on June 2, 2017 but surprisingly enough, SSC did what was not expected of it and declared the results today itself.
Candidates can now check their result of SSC CHSL 2017 tier 1 exam (notification of 2016) at ssc.nic.in, an official press write-up said by SSC.
SSC CHSL Cut-off higher than last year, by a huge margin
According to the official data made public by SSC, a total of 30,57,993 candidates had appeared in SSC CHSL examination and only 53,201 had qualified the tier 1 who will now appear for tier 2 exam. Earlier, it was reported that 64,09,965 applications were received for the examination. With the declaration of results, SSC has also released the cut-off of CHSL tier-1 exam 2017. The cut-off for unreserved categories is 127.50 in CHSL tier 1, 120 for OBC, 108 for SC, 99 for ST, 64.50 for Ex-Servicemen, 97.50 for OH, 65 for HH and 96 for VH categories. How that fares to previous years’ CHSL exam; Last year when SSC released the result of CHSL 2015 tier 1 exam, of all 30,44,455 appeared candidates, only 60,975 had qualified. And all thanks to the sky-high cut off this year.
The Tier 1 exam was held across the country from January 7 to February 8 and the tentative answer keys were uploaded by the Commission on 15th March. The candidates were also asked to submit the objections up to March 20. While the results were initially expected to be out in April, there was a significant delay in it.
Checking of results
SSC CHSL Tier 1 result was tentatively scheduled to be declared on June 15, but the revised calendar of events mentions preponement in the result declaration. The SSC CHSL result of Tier 1 2016 Exam will now be declared on 2nd June. A total of 64,08,965 candidates had registered for the CHSL 2016 exam, while 30 lakh-odd actually took the exam.
Once the CHSL Tier 1 results are officially announced by the SSC, the candidates will have to download the result pdf file and look for their roll number in it. The list will contain only the roll numbers of selected candidates. After the declaration of CHSL result, the marks will be declared by the Commission. The marks of the candidates, OMR sheets, and final answer keys are expected to be released by the Commission on or before 12 June and the same will be made available at the SSC website www.ssc.nic.in.
We have discussed SSC CHSL 2017’s cut off above and here’s what was expected, an analysis of previous year’s cut off and expectations for this year. But all went down to drain as official cut off came out.
Along with the CHSL Tier 1 result, SSC will also reveal the cut-off marks for each category. In the previous CHSL exam (2015), a total of 30,44,455 candidates had taken the exam and only 60,975 were shortlisted for Tier 2 exam. The last year’s cut-off was 119 marks for general category, 110 for OBC, 99 for SC and only 89.50 marks for ST.
The Tier 2 exam will be descriptive type and will be conducted as a pen and paper based exam. The Commission had initially scheduled Tier 2 exam for 9 April, but now it will be held on 25th June (as per the official calendar of events).
There are 5,134 vacancies to be filled through CHSL (10+2) 2016 exam including Lower Division Clerk (LDC), Date Entry Operator (DEO), Postal Assistant/ Sorting Assistant (PA/ SA) and Court Clerk posts.