SSC CHSL 2017: 3259 DEO, Postal or Sorting Assistants Posts

Staff Selection Commission has published recruitment notification (F.No.3/3/2017 – P&P-I) for Combined Higher Secondary Level (10+2) Examination 2017. The notification has published on 18th November 2017. The last date to submit application form is 18th December 2017. The computer based examination (Tier-I) will be held from 4th March 2018 to 26th March 2018. The tier-II exam will be held on 8th July 2018. SSC will recruit Lower Division Clerk/Junior Secretariat Assistants, Postal Assistant, Sorting Assistants and Data Entry Operators.

Latest: SSC CHSL Tier I 2017 Admit Card

Latest: SSC CHSL 2016 Final Result

Latest: SSC CHSL 2016 Final Cut Off

SSC CHSL Exam 2017 Dates

The candidates who are going to apply for SSC CHSL exam 2017 must remember the following dates to apply for the posts. You should never miss these important dates of SSC CHSL exam.

SSC CHSL 2017 Events Dates
Notification issuance date 18-11-2017 (Released)
Application form starts on 18-11-2017 (Registration has started)
Application form ends on 18-12-2017
Application fee online ends on 18-12-2017
Application fee offline ends on 17-12-2017
Admit card release date Feb 2018
Computer Based test 20-03-2018 to 20-04-2018
Result of CBT May 2018
Descriptive Test 24-06-2018
Result of Descriptive Test July 2018
Skill/Typing Test Notify Later
Final Result Notify Later

Number of Vacancies

There are total 3259 vacancies open as per the SSC CHSL Exam 2017 recruitment notification. Here is the complete break of vacancies as follow:

Posts Vacancies
Postal Assistants/Sorting Assistants 2359
Data Entry Operators Grade A NIL

Pay Scale

The successful candidates in SSC CHSL exam 2017 will the following pay scale post wise.

Post Name Pay Scale
Lower Division Clerk/Junior Secretariat Assistants Pay Band -1 (Rs.5200-20200) Grade Pay Rs.1900 (Pre-revised)
Postal Assistant(PA)/Sorting Assistants (SA) Pay Band – 1(Rs.5200-20200), Grade Pay Rs. 2400 (Pre-Revised)
Data Entry Operators (DEO) Pay Band – 1 (Rs.5200-20200), Grade Pay Rs. 2400 (Pre-Revised)
Data Entry Operators Grade A Pay Band – 1 (Rs.5200-20200), Grade Pay Rs. 2400 (Pre-revised)

SSC CHSL 2017 Eligibility Criteria

In order to get selected, firstly the candidates have to fulfill the eligibility criteria.

Age Limit: As per the norms prescribed by SSC related to age are as follows

  • The age should be between 18 to 27 Years (As specified in particular SSC 10+2 Level LDC/DEO notification) as on 1st Jan, 2018 (Born between 2-8-1991  to 1-8-2000)
  • Relaxation of Upper age limit under para 4 (A) will be available for the candidates who belongs to reserved category.
  • The candidates have to be at least of the age of 18 years, however age relaxation can be provided as per the Government regulations. Relaxation in age is provided to the reserved like SC / ST / OBC category and it will be applicable as per the rule. The candidates should be at least qualified 12th standard students from any examining body constituted by law or any other examination acknowledged by the Central Government.

Qualification as on 1-8-2018: The candidates should have 12th passed certificate. Candidates who have not qualified as on the date as specified in the notification will not be eligible.

The candidates who are going for Data Entry Operators in the office of comptroller and auditor general of India (C&AG) should have passed 12th in Science Stream with Mathematics as a subject.

SSC CHSL Exam Pattern

Computer Based Examination (Objective Type) – Total 75 Minutes

Timing for 2 Batches/day –

  • 1st batch: 10 AM-11:15 AM
  • 2nd batch: 4:15 PM – 5:30 PM

Timing for 3 batches/day

  • 1st batch: 10 AM – 11:15 AM
  • 2nd batch: 1:15 PM – 2:30 PM
  • 3rd batch: 4:15 PM – 5:30 PM


  • General Intelligence – 25 questions – 50 Marks
  • English Language – 25 questions – 50 marks
  • Quantitative Aptitude – 25 questions – 50 marks
  • General Awareness – 25 questions – 50 marks


  • The questions will in English & Hindi Language.
  • This is computer based exam and consists only multiple choice questions.

SSC CHSL Application Form 2017

The candidates who are going to apply for SSC CHSL 2017 exam  must apply online through official website i.e. You can check the complete step by step application procedure here.

Application Fees:  The application fee is Rs.100. The candidates belongs to reserved category like SC/ST/PWD/ExS are not liable to pay application fee for SSC CHSL 2017 exam.

The fee can be deposited only by online through SBI Challan/Net Banking and any credit and debit cards. The candidates belongs to SC/ST/ex-serviceman/women candidates/disability are exempted from paying any fee.

Download Complete Official Notification 2017 (Link will on 18-11-2017)

SSC has released the CHSL exam notification on 18th November 2017 –

Download SSC CHSL Exam 2017 Complete Official Notification 2017

SSC CHSL Exam Important Pages

Particulars Visit Here
Eligibility Criteria Check Detail
Exam Pattern Check Detail
Syllabus Check Detail
Application Form Check Detail
Admit Card Check Detail
Cut Off Check Detail
Preparation Tips Check Detail
Results Check Detail
SSC CHSL Main Page Check Detail
SSC Official Website – Visit Here

More Govt Jobs Opening

15 thoughts on “SSC CHSL 2017: 3259 DEO, Postal or Sorting Assistants Posts


  2. Sir clear btaiye kon kon si job h or iskelye kya kya documents chahiye or fees kitni h or kya apne jile k aas pass hi exam de sakte h or kya pta tyyari krni pdegi

Leave a Comment