Staff Selection Commission conducts Combined Higher Secondary Level Examination every year for the recruitment on various clerical cadre posts under central government. SSC CHSL Exam is considered as the best gateway for government jobs because it allows 12th pass candidates to get direct recruitment to central government jobs. Most of the competitive exams require a graduate degree to appear for the exam and the job and that is why, the most asked question among the youth is What is the Eligibility Criteria for SSC CHSL 2018 Exam? If you are looking forward to appear for the exam, then you should check the SSC CHSL Eligibility criteria before applying.

SSC CHSL Eligibility: You can apply for the SSC CHSL Exam 2018 if you fulfill all these eligibility criteria.


Eligibility Criteria

Detailed Information

Nationality / Citizenship

The aspirants should be

  • Citizen of India/Nepal/Bhutan

  • A Tibetan refugee who came over to India, before the 1st January 1962 with the intention of permanently settling in India, or

  • A person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, East African countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania(Formerly Tanganyika and Zanzibar), Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia and Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India.

Age Limit

The age criteria for SSC CHSL Exam is:-

Minimum Age limit is 18 Years
Max Age is 27 Years

The cutoff date is 01st August 2018

Candidate should note that  Date of  Birth as recorded in the Matriculation/Secondary Examination Certificate or an equivalent certificate available on the date of submission of application will only be accepted by SSC.

The relaxation criteria in SSC CHSL Age Limit are given in a table below it.

Educational Qualification

In order to be eligible for SSC CHSL Exam, you must have passed 12th Standard or equivalent examination from a recognized Board or University on or before 01st August 2018.

Note: For Data Entry Operator in the Office of Comptroller and Auditor General of India (C&AG): 12th Standard pass in Science stream with Mathematics as a subject from a recognized Board or equivalent.

If the applicant possess any Degree obtained through open Universities or Distance Education Mode, then that must be recognized by Distance Education Council, IGNOU.

Skill Test Eligibility:

The applicant must have passed 12th standard in science stream with Mathematics as a subject from a recognized Board or equivalent.(Data Entry Operator Post Only)

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