Error in SSC CHSL 2018 Exam Date

Error in SSC CHSL 2018 Exam Date

In a recent development, SSC has gone back on its word! According to one SSC Exam calendar released yesterday, the SSC CHSL Exam Date was postponed by 1 month! The exam scheduled from 4th to 26th March 2018 was postponed to 4th April 2018 to 26th April 2018. 

However, SSC has now released a fresh notification upon realizing that it erroneously gave a wrong date in the calendar. In the fresh notification it has announced that SSC CHSL exam will be conducted on the same dates i.e 4th March 2018 to 26th March 2018. 

Error in SSC CHSL 2018 Exam Date

Hence, SSC CHSL Exam Date for Tier I remains unchanged & SSC has rectified its mistake in this latest official notice. Read this article to know about the latest changes in the SSC CHSL exam dates & much more.

SSC CHSL 2018 Exam Date

new-2 The SSC CHSL Exam will take place from 4th March 2018 to 26th March 2018.
Error in SSC CHSL Exam Date & Calendar

SSC CHSL 2018 Exam Pattern

Make sure you understand the exam pattern for SSC CHSL exam.
The SSC CHSL examination consists of 3 Tiers of exams:
  • 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.

SSC CHSL Tier I – Computer Based Examination (Objective type):

This year the SSC CHSL Tier I exam will consist of 60 minutes of time duration instead of 75 minutes.
Part Subject Max Marks Total Timing
I General Intelligence
(25 Qs)
50 60 minutes
(For VH/OH afflicted
by Cerebral Palsy
OH with deformity
in writing hand
– 80 minutes)
II English
(25 Qs.)
III Quantitative Aptitude
(25 Qs.)
IV General
(25 Qs.)
  • The written examination consists of Objective Type – Multiple choice questions, only.
  • The questions will be set both in English & Hindi for Part-I, III & IV.
  • There will be negative marking of 0.50 marks for each wrong answer.

SSC CHSL Tier II – Descriptive Paper

The SSC CHSL Tier II will take place in Pen and Paper Mode.
Topic Word Count Marks Time
Essay 200-250 100 1 hour
Letter/ Application 150-200
  • The minimum qualifying marks in Tier-II would be 33 per cent.
  • You can write the paper either in Hindi or in English.

SSC CHSL Tier III – Skill Test

    • Tier-III of the Examination will be the Skill Test / Typing Test which would be of a qualifying nature.
    • Note: Your final would be determined on the basis of total score obtained by them in Tier-I and Tier-II

Check Official SSC Calendar 2018-19 PDF, Download here

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