Can I Apply for SSC CHSL: Steps to Register Online?


The Staff Selection Commission (SSC), formed on November 04, 1975, and headquartered in New Delhi, India, is the division of the Department of Personnel and Training (DoPT). It is the premier Indian organisation to recruit staff for various posts in various ministries, departments, and organisations in the Government of India.

SSC CHSL, or the Staff Selection Commission – Combined Higher Secondary Level, is a national level exam conducted for recruitment in various Government ministries, departments and organisations. Once you pass the exam, you are hired for the following posts:

  • Data entry operators
  • Postal assistant/Sorting assistant
  • Lower divisional clerk/Junior secretariat assistant

SSC CHSL is conducted in four levels or tiers, namely – Tier 1, Tier 2, and Tier 3. The exam is conducted in both online and offline modes.

SSC CHSL Syllabus Overview

Tier I (Objective): English Language, General Intelligence, Quantitative Aptitude, General Awareness
Tier II (Descriptive): Writing an Essay or a Letter/Application
Tier III (Skill/Typing Test): to test Computer proficiency and data entry speed


SSC CHSL Exam Pattern

Tier Exam mode Exam duration Type of questions Total marks
1 Online 60 minutes MCQs           200
2 Descriptive 60 minutes Descriptive           60
3 Computer proficiency test/skill test/document verification 30-15 minutes depending on module Descriptive Qualifying in nature


SSC CHSL Age Limit

The lower and upper age limit as on January 01, 2022 is 18 years and 27 years respectively. SSC also provides upper age limit relaxation to the candidates from below categories –

Category Age Relaxation
OBC 3 years
SC 5 years
ST 5 years
PWD 10 years
PWD + OBC 13 years
PWD + SC 15 years
PWD + ST 15 years
Ex-Servicemen (ESM) 3 years


SSC CHSL Educational Qualification

  • Minimum qualification is 10 + 2 or equivalent examination from a recognised board.
  • For the role of Data Entry Operator, candidates must have passed 10 + 2 or equivalent examination in science stream with Mathematics as the main subject from a recognised board or university.

SSC CHSL Application Form Link

SSC accepts application forms online via its website The candidates can visit the website and begin with the SSC CHSL registration process today.

How to Apply Online for SSC CHSL 2022?

Candidates can apply online for SSC CHSL by following the below-given steps:

Part 1 – First Time Registration

Step 1: Go to the official website

Step 2: Click on the New User/ Register Now Button, which will direct you to a new window.

Step 3: Next, fill in your basic details like name, parents’ name, date of birth, email id, mobile number etc.

Step 4: Once filled, candidates shall click on the submit button. Make sure to cross-check your details before submitting. Once done, the candidate will be provided with a Registration ID for SSC CHSL 2022 exam.

Step 5: Lastly, candidates shall upload the signatures and required documents.

Part 2 – Filling of Online Application for the Examination

Step 6: Log in with the registered ID and password to complete the Part II of the application form for SSC CHSL 2022.

Step 7: Next, fill in the details asked for in the application form.

Step 8: Pay the application fees of Rs. 100 (Women of all categories and male candidates in reserved categories are exempted).

Step 9: Preview the application and click on the final Submit button. Don’t forget to download the application form and take a printout of it.