SSC CHSL Exam 2017 is just around the corner as registration process will end on December 20, 2017. The candidates are wondering regarding the selection criteria and recruitment phases in SSC Combined Higher Secondary Exam 2017 for PA/SA, Data Entry Operator, LDC, and Court Clerk. Our exam experts have prepared step by step guide for selection for SSC CHSL Exam. Candidates need to qualify 5 stages after registration process comprising Tier I, Tier II, Tier III, Final allotment and post preferences. The candidates will be finally appointed on the basis of score obtained in Computer Based Test and Descriptive Test on the basis of which, merit list will be prepared. Let's discuss the selection process in details which is as follows:
Step By Step Guide For Selection
Stage 1: Registration for SSC CHSL Exam 2017
The candidates who want to appear for SSC CHSL Exam should first register online which is the first and mandatory stage of selection. The online application can be submitted between November 18 and December 20, 2017, till 5 pm. The aspirants can only apply through the ONLINE medium. Before applying online, candidates should ensure that they are fulfilling the eligibility criteria for SSC CHSL Exam 2017.
Stage 2: Tier I Computer Based Test
The next phase after the registration is SSC CHSL Tier I Exam 2017 which, will be held in online format only. It will be the objective type test, which is segregated broadly into the four section including English Language (Basic Knowledge), General Intelligence General Awareness, and Quantitative Aptitude (Basic Arithmetic Skill). The total marks allotted for SSC CHSL Tier I Exam is 200 with the negative marking of .50 for every wrong option.
Stage 3: Tier II Descriptive Paper
The aspirants who will be qualified in SSC Tier I Exam will be allowed to appear for Tier II Exam that is Descriptive Paper. The SSC CHSL Descriptive Question Paper will include essay writing on current topics in 200-250 words and letter writing in 150-200 word limit, The Tier II Exam could be conducted in Pen and Paper Mode. Aspirants need to secure atleast 33 percent marks to qualify the exam.
Stage 4: Tier III Skill Test/Typing Test
Only the candidates, who have applied for Sorting Assistant/Postal Assistant and DEO Posts need to appear in SSC CHSL Tier III Phase. The commission will take the Skill Test and Typing Tests of the candidates who are qualified in Tier II of SSC CHSL Exam 2017. This phase of recruitment is just qualifying in nature as score obtained by the candidates will not be considered in the merit list preparation.
Stage 5: Final Allotment As Per Preferences
The last stage of SSC CHSL Exam 2017 is final allotment that is based on the score obtained by the candidates in first two phases comprising Tier I and II. The candidates have already submitted their preferences for posts in their registration form. On the basis of preferences opted by the candidates, the commission will provide allotment on the basis of merit and preferences.
Note: How to Deal with Ties Cases
It might happen that more than one aspirants obtain equal or same marks. These tie cases can be solved by following points:
(i) Marks secured by the candidates in the Tier I Exam.
(ii) Date of birth DOB, with older candidates, will be placed higher on the merit list.
(iii) The alphabetical order of the candidate's name in which first names of the aspirants appear.