SSC CHSL Exam 2016 for Postal Assistant/Sorting Assistant on 07 Jan 2017 for 3281 Vacancies

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Staff Selection Commission is inviting the applications for SSC CHSL Exam 2016 at for which 3281 applicants are invited for Postal Assistant/Sorting Assistant Posts. As the vacancy is huge in number it can turn out to be a golden opportunity for candidates willing to apply for the post. The CHSL Exam 2016 is no long way and will be commencing on 07 January 2017. Here we have given all the possible details of the SSC CHSL Exam 2016.


SSC CHSL 2016 Recruitment Exam for Postal Assistant/Sorting Assistant Details

As you already got to know theSSC CHSL Exam 2016 for the post ofPostal Assistant/Sorting Assistant will be conducted on 7th January, we are offering the details of the examination.

Name of the Exam: SSC CHSL 2016

Full Form of SSC CHSL: Staff Selection Commission / Combined Higher Secondary Level or CHSL (10+2) Exam

Exam Conducting Body: Staff Selection Commission

Exam Level: All India

Posts Offered: Data Entry Operator (DEO), Lower Division Clerk (LDC), Postal/Sorting Assistant & Court Clerk

Total Number of Vacancy: 5,134

Exam Mode: Tier-1 Exam (Online) / Tier-2 Exam (Offline)

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Educational Qualification – Candidates must have passed 12th Standard or equivalent examination from a recognised Board or University.

Age Limit – Minimum age is 18 years and maximum age is 27 years. Age relaxation provided to certain categories as per the government rules.

SSC CHSL 2016 Application Form

  • The application form is available for online mode only.
  • SSC CHSL 2016 Application Fee / Mode of Fee Payment
  • Application Fee thru SBI Challan: Candidates have to pay the fee of Rs. 100, candidates can pay application fee thru challan at any SBI branch. (SC/ ST/ Female / PH category aspirants no need to pay any fee).
  • Online Application Fee: Candidates have to pay the fee of Rs. 100, candidates can pay application fee thru net banking and any credit/debit cards. (SC/ ST/ Female / PH category aspirants no need to pay any fee).

SSC CHSL 2016 Post wise Vacancy

  • Data Entry Operator – 506
  • Lower Division Clerk – 1,321
  • Postal/Sorting Assistant – 3,281
  • Court Clerk – 26

SSC CHSL Salary Scale 2016

Post Grade Pay Gross Salary In Hand Salary
Court Clerk 1900 Rs. 22,392 – 26,026 Rs. 18,777 – 22,411
LDC 1900 Rs. 22,392 – 26,026 Rs. 18,777 – 22,411
DEO 2400 Rs. 29,340 – 35,220 Rs. 25,165 – 31,045
Postal Assistant 2400 Rs. 29,340 – 35,220 Rs. 25,165 – 31,045

SSC CHSL 2016 Exam Pattern & Syllabus

Candidates who are going to appear in CHSL exam should know the exam pattern such as marking scheme, type of questions, and exam duration, syllabus. Reading this article will help candidates to prepare a strategy:

Tier-1 Examination:

The exam will be conducted online and will be of objective type.

There will be 4 parts in a question paper which are: (Part-1) General Intelligence, (Part-2) English Language, (Part-3) Quantitative Aptitude, and (Part-4) General Awareness / General Knowledge.

The exam will have 100 questions for 200 marks.

Duration of the exam is 75 Minutes.

Questions will be set both in Hindi and English for parts: 1, 3 and 4.

For each wrong answer, there will be negative marking of 0.50 marks.

Tier-2 Examination:

The exam is of descriptive type and will be conducted offline with pen and paper mode.

Candidates need to write essay / letters / prcis / application writing etc.

Exam carries 100 marks and exam duration will be 1 hour.

The exam will have to be written either in Hindi or in English.

Tier-3 Skill Test / Typing Test:

Typing Test: The candidates who are opting English typing, should have a typing speed of 35 words per minute and while the candidates who are opting Hindi typing should have a typing speed of 30 words per minute. Typing test will be applicable for Postal Assistant/Sorting Assistant, LDC and Court Clerk posts.

Skill Test: Data Entry Speed of 8,000 key depressions per hour on the computer. The skill test will be applicable only for Data Entry Operator post.

SSC CHSL 2016 Admit Card

CHSL admits card will be hosted on regional websites of SSC. Candidates can download their CHSL exam admit card from respective regional SSC’s website. No consideration on allowing the candidates of the exam hall without the admit card.

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