SSC CHSL 2016 Cut Off

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May 11, 2018

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The cutoff of SSC CHSL will be declared after the declaration of SSC CHSL result. SSC CHSL cutoff is commonly declared in 3 stages – Tier-I (Computer based test), Tier-II (Descriptive test) and Tier-III (Skill / Typing test). The CHSL Tier-I exam is scheduled to take place between April 4, 2018 – April 26, 2018. The SSC CHSL Cut off 2018 of the Computer Based Test will be released in the month of April 2018. The Cutoff will be released as per different categories and posts.

The minimum qualifying percentage in the Descriptive Test is 33 %. Based on the SSC CHSL Cut off in Tier-I and qualifying marks in Descriptive Test (Tier-II) by the Commission, candidates will be shortlisted for Typing Test/ Skill Test.

The Final Cutoff will be released by the Commission after conducting the Typing Test/Skill Test. Those who secure more than the desired cutoff will be provided appointment to the post of Postal Assistant/Sorting Assistant, Lower Division Clerk, Data Entry Operators and Court Clerk.

SSC CHSL 2016 Cut off Important Dates

The release of Tier-I Cutoff is April 2017. Hence, Aspiring candidates can check the important dates related to the CHSL Cutoff from the table mentioned below:

SSC CHSL 2016 Date of release of Cut off
Exam of SSC CHSL 2016 Tier 1 January 7, 2017 between February 5, 2017
Release of Tier 1 Cutoff April 2017
Conduct of Descriptive Test April 9, 2017

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SSC CHSL 2016 Expected Cut off of LDC/ DEO

The cutoff is the minimum qualifying criteria to shortlist the applicants for the next level of the selection procedure. SSC CHSL cut off is the least marks which are compulsory to score for further rounds. Expected SSC CHSL cut off 2016 mention below, candidates can check the same.

Category Cutoff mark LDC Cutoff mark DEO
General 130-140 129-135
OBC 122-141 119-137
SC 112-129 110-134
ST 104-109 96-101
VH 101-110 91-100
OH 98-104 94-102
HH 79-97 74-87
Ex-S 81-94 77-84

How to check SSC CHSL Cut off 2016?

SSC CHSL Cut off will displayed on the official website of SSC. The candidates should follow the steps while checking the CHSL Cut off 2016-

1. Visit the official website of SSC

2. Click on the link “SSC CHSL Cut off”

3. The cut off will be available as per different categories.

4. The candidates will have to check the cutoff as per their score.

5. Those who secure the cut off will be declared qualified.

Factors affecting SSC CHSL 2016 Cut off

The cut-off marks are the minimum score that a candidate needs to obtain in order to qualify the SSC CHSL 2016 exam. There are various factors that play a role in deciding the cut-off score for a competitive exam. They are as follows:

  • Number of available seats
  • Marking scheme
  • Annual Intake
  • Level of Difficulty of the examination
  • Number of Participants in the SSC CHSL Exam 2016
  • Previous trends in SSC CHSL cutoffs.

SSC CHSL Cut off 2015- Category wise

Based on the SSC CHSL Cutoff of the previous year, one can estimate the range of minimum marks that the candidates must secure in order to qualify for Tier-II.  In the following table CHSL 2015 previous year Cutoff for LDC/DEO is represented:

Category Cutoff marks (LDC/DEO)
General 119.00
OBC 110.00
SC 99.00
ST 89.50
VH 83.50
OH 88.00
HH 55.00
EXS 45.50

SSC CHSL Previous Years Cut off Marks – 2014, 2013, 2012 and 2011

In the given below table, SSC CHSL Cut Off Marks for LDC (Lower Division Clerk) and DEO (Data Entry Operator) Written Exam for year 2014, 2013, 2012 and 2011 is represented-

2011 2012 2013 2014 (Written Exam)  
UR (General) 107.5 117.5 117 129 122.5 127 120.25
OBC 103 106.5 110 120 111 116.5 107.5
SC 86 96.25 97 109 100.25 104 94.75
ST 69.25 90 90 101 88.25 95 85.75
VH 60 70 89 92.5 88 93 82
OH 77.75 90 90 101 88 95 84
HH 60 70 58 70 73 71 53
EXS 88.75 75.5 77 92.5 82 75 53

*The article might have information for the previous academic years, please refer the official website of the exam.