After a long wait, SSC has finally released the recruitment notification for the post of Postal Assistants/Sorting Assistants, Data Entry Operators, Lower Divisional Clerks and Court Clerk. This is a 10+2 level entry but any graduate who satisfies this SSC CHSL recruitment 2016 eligibility, can apply before its closing date 7th Nov, 2016. The examinations will be conducted in three stages, i.e. TIER I, TIER II & TIER III. TIER I will be written examinations; held online i.e. computer based test, while TIER II will be the Descriptive Paper & TIER III will be the Skill Test / Typing Test. All the details related to this vacancy like exam date, eligibility criteria, exam pattern etc. are given below.
SSC Higher Secondary Level (10+2) Examination, 2016
- Date of notification: 08.10.2016
- Last Date to apply: 07.11.2016
- Date of Computer Based Examination (Tier-I): 07.01.2017 to 05.02.2017
- Date of Tier-II (Descriptive Paper): 09.04.2017
- Online Application URL: www.ssconline.nic.in
- Official Notification: click here to view
No. of Vacancies: Tentatively the vacancies for the post of Postal Assistant/Sorting Assistant, LDC, DEO and Court Clerks are 3281, 1321, 506 and 26 respectively.
Age Limit: 18-27 years as on 01.01.2017 (Candidates born not before 02-01-1990 and not later than 01-01-1999).
Educational Qualification: (As on 01.01.2017) Must have passed 12th Standard or equivalent examination from a recognized Board or University.
Application fee: Rs. 100 (General/OBC). As per rules Women candidates and SC/ST/Persons with disability and Ex-servicemen are exempted from payment of fee
Scheme of Examination: The examination will consist of a Computer based Written Examination (Tier-I), Descriptive Paper (Tier-II) and Typing Test/Skill Test (Tier-III) Examination for the post of Data Entry Operator, Postal Assistant & Sorting Assistant (PA/SA), Lower Division Clerk and Court Clerk.
Tier I Computer Based Examination (Objective type):
|Dates of Computer based Written Exam (Tier-I)||Part||Subject||Maximum Marks||Total Duration/Timing|
|07.01.2017-05.02.2017||I||General Intelligence (25 questions)||50||75 Minutes|
(Basic Knowledge)( 25 questions)
|IV||General Awareness (25 questions)||50|
Negative Marking: There will be negative marking of 0.50 marks for each wrong answer.
Tier-II (Descriptive Paper)
Tier-II Paper of CHSL 2016 will be a descriptive Paper of 100 Marks in ‘Pen and Paper Mode. The duration of the paper would be for one hour. This paper has been introduced to assess the writing skills of the candidates which is necessary in Government jobs. The Paper would comprise writing of an Essay of 200-250 words and Letter / Application writing of approximately 150-200 words.
Tier-III of the Examination would continue to be the Skill Test / Typing Test which would be of a qualifying nature.
- Postal Assistant/Sorting Assistant PB -1(Rs. 5200-20200) Grade Pay 2400 (pre-revised)
- Data Entry Operator : Pay Band-1 (Rs. 5200-20200), Grade Pay Rs. 2400 (pre-revised)
- Data Entry Operator : Pay Band-1 (Rs. 5200-20200), Grade Pay Rs. 1900 (pre-revised)
- Lower Division Clerk: Pay Band -1 (Rs. 5200-20200), Grade Pay Rs. 1900 (pre-revised)
- Court Clerk: Pay Band -1 (Rs. 5200-20200), Grade Pay Rs. 1900 (pre-revised)
How to apply:
Registration & Payment of Fee will be accepted only in online mode on ssc website www.ssconline.nic.in Candidates can pay registration fee by SBI Challan/Net banking and any credit and debit cards.
Mode of selection: Only those candidates will be shortlisted for TIER III exam, who are able to qualify in TIER I & TIER II. A final merit list will be prepared & as per the merit position of candidates, they will be recommended for appointment by the Commission to concern departments.