SSC CGL 2018

SSC CGL is an examination conducted to recruit staff to various posts in ministries, departments and organisations of the Government of India.Get all the information like syllabus, exam dates,pattern and results here.

About SSC CHSL Exam

‘SSC CHSL’ exam stands for ‘Staff Selection Commission Combined High School Level (10+ 2)’ exam.It is a secondary level exam. 12 th passed students are eligible for the SSC CHSL. SSC conducts the exam every year. More than lakhs of students are appeared for the exam but only thousands of students are selected.

Application Process

1.Candidates are required to apply Online through the link given in the Home page of website No other means/ mode of application will be accepted.

2.Candidates are required to have a valid personal email ID and Contact No. 

3. Candidates are advised to carefully fill in the online application themselves as no change in any of the data filled in the online application will be possible/ entertained. 

4.There is a provision to modify the online application prior to submission only. Candidates are requested to make use of this facility to correct the details in online application, if any.

5.Make Payment and Print Application

Exam Pattern

The structure of the Examinations which will be conducted online are as follows:

SSC CHSL exam has three different phases .They are as follows :

Tier Type Mode
Tier – I Objective Multiple Choice Computer Based (online)
Tier – II Descriptive Paper in English/Hindi Pen and Paper mode
Tier – III Skill Test/Computer Proficiency Test Wherever Applicable


SSC CHSL Tier-I Exam Pattern

Section Subject No of Questions Max Marks Exam Duration
1 General Intelligence and Reasoning 25 50 75 minutes
2 General Awareness 25 50
3 Quantitative Aptitude 25 50
4 English Comprehension 25 50
  Total 100 200  


SSC CHSL Tier-II Exam Pattern

SSC CHSL Tier-II is a descriptive test that is conducted to test the written skills of candidates in English/Hindi. The paper involves writing of an Essay of 200-250 words and Letter/Application writing of about 150-200 words. The minimum marks that a candidate needs to qualify SSC CHSL Tier-II are 33 per cent.


  • The total time duration of the exam is of 60 minutes and total marks are 100 marks.
  • All the questions are based on the concepts of 10th standard.
  • The total time duration is 80 minutes for candidates who are visually handicapped or suffer from cerebral palsy.

SSC CHSL Tier-III Exam Pattern

The Tier III of SSC CGL 2017 comprises of a couple of skill tests which are needed for selection to certain government posts.


SSC CHSL Exam consists of following sections:

  • General Intelligence and Reasoning
  • Quantitative Ability
  • English Language
  • General Awareness

Exam Date

The tentative schedule of events is as follows:

Sr No. Events Dates
1. Online Application - Start Date 16.05.2018
2. Online Application – End Date 25.05.2018
3. Online Test - Tentative June 2018


There are 5134 vacancies this year in the SSC CHSL exam.Below table gives exact number of vacancies :



Postal Assistant/Sorting Assistant




Data Entry Operators




You Can Find Other Details for SSC CHSL 2018 here >> Official SSC CHSL Notification 2018

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