SSC CHSL 2017 Lower Division Clerk: Job Profile, Salary and Career Opportunities

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Dec 13, 2017

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Anil Tigga

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With a career in a government job of Lower Division Clerk, comes a promise of smooth and stable working life. By qualifying in SSC CHSL, a candidate can be recruited as Lower Division Clerk in any of the government offices with the post being of comfort and full of incentives.

Staff Selection Commission recently released the SSC CHSL Notification 2017-2018. The last date to apply for the exam is December 18, 2017. Tier 1 of SSC CHSL 2017 is scheduled for multiple dates beginning from March 4, 2018 to March 26, 2018.

Candidates need to qualify Tier 1 in order to attend the Tier 2 of examination.

  • Recruitment of candidates is done on the basis of SSC CHSL 2017 Result.
  • The age limit of the aspirant has to be 18-27 years as on 01.08.2018.
  • Pay scale of LDC is between 5200- 20,200

SSC CHSL LDC Vacancies

This year the total number of vacancies announced by SSC for CHSL exam is 3259. The number of vacancies has seen a considerable drop from the previous year.

  • 898 Vacancies have been announced by SSC for the post of LDC.
  • The minimum age to apply for SSC CHSL is 18 years and maximum age is 27 years.

SSC CHSL 2017 Expected Cut Off for LDC

Tier-1 SSC CHSL Cut Off 2017 will be released at the time of result declaration for the candidates who will be selected for the Descriptive Paper exam.

Cut-Off marks are the minimum qualifying marks which should be obtained by the applicants to qualify the examination. It depends on a number of factors-

  • Number of candidates
  • Reservation norms
  • Marking scheme
  • Number of posts
  • Difficulty level of exam

Following is the SSC CHSL 2017 Expected Cut Off for LDC post.

LDC 112-129 104-109 122-141 101-110 98-104 79-97 81-94 130-140

SSC CHSL 2017 LDC Job Profile

SSC CHSL LDC Officer promises a very flexible and which includes work in Shifts and less workload.

  • A Particular circle is allotted in which you have to serve for at least 1 year until promoted to the higher post.
  • Transfer policies are a bit lenient and flexible in the case of women employees.
  • Dealing with the Entire Clerical Work and Maintaining the Work Flow in Office
  • Registration of Mails and Entering Data on Computer
  • Indexing, Registering and Maintaining File Registers in an efficient manner.
  • Receiving Documents and Maintaining the Record of the same.
  • Getting the Important Files and Documents for their seniors.
  • Typing Official Letters, Notices, Notifications and other official documents
  • Preparation of Simple Drafts and Statements.
  • Making Salary Slips of the Staff.
  • Fetching up the important data from the library of information and bring them for the seniors.
  • Supervision of Correction of Reference Books.

SSC CHSL 2017 LDC Salary

The salary of LDC is between 5200 and 20,200. However, the bifurcation of Net Salary has been given below:

Calculations City - X
 Pay Scale 5200 - 20200
Grade Pay 1900
Basic Pay  7100
CPC Fitment Factor 18247
HRA 4379.28
Transport Allowance 1350
Gross Pay 23976.28
NPS 710
CGHS 125
Total Deductions 2335
Net Salary 21641.28

SSC CHSL 2017 Lower Division Clerk Opportunities

With the increment in designation, there are chances of getting better perks and the salary packages.

Beginning your career with SSC CHSL Lower Division Clerk with the first level of clerk i.e. LDC will take you to the promotion on the following positions-

Promotion Grade Pay
Lower Division Clerk 22000-26000
Assistant Upper division Clerk 30000-36000
Division Clerk 40000-45000
Section Officer 50000-60000

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