SSC CHSL Eligibility Criteria 2020 is defined by Staff Selection Commission. SSC CHSL Eligibility Criteria is similar for various posts in terms of nationality and age limit but different in terms of educational qualification requirements. Only aspirants satisfying the eligibility criteria can fill SSC CHSL Application Form 2020 till January 10, 2020.
Staff Selection Commission conducts SSC CHSL exam to recruit candidates for the posts of Postal Assistants/Sorting Assistants (PA/SA), Data Entry Operator (DEO), Lower Divisional Clerk (LDC) and Court Clerk in various departments and ministries of government of India.
To apply for SSC CHSL 2020, candidate must be the citizen of the following areas:
Provided that candidates belonging to categories (2), (3), (4) and (5) will have to produce a certificate of eligibility issued by the Government of India. These candidates will be allowed to appear in the examination but offer of appointment will be given only after the submission of certificate of eligibility.
Candidates must have the following educational qualifications to appear for SSC CHSL 2020:
For LDC/ JSA, PA/ SA, DEO (except DEOs in C&AG): The candidates must have passed class 12 or equivalent examination from a recognized Board or University.
For Data Entry Operator (DEO Grade ‘A’) in the Office of Comptroller and Auditor General of India (C&AG): The candidates must have passed class 12 in Science stream with Mathematics as a subject from a recognized Board or equivalent.
Note: Candidates who have not yet acquired but will acquire the educational qualification and produce supporting documentary evidence from the Board/ University as on January 1, 2020 are also eligible.
The age of the candidate must be between 18 to 27 years as on January 1, 2020. It means candidates born not before January 2, 1993 and not later than January 1, 2002 are eligible to apply for the exam.
Relaxation in terms of age limit is provided to candidates belonging to reserved categories. Below is the table for relaxation over and above the age limit for candidates appearing for SSC CHSL 2020.
|Categories||Age Relaxation permissible beyond the upper age limit|
|SC/ ST||5 years|
|Persons with Disabilities (PWD)||10 years|
|PWD + OBC||13 years|
|PWD + SC/ ST||15 years|
|Ex-Servicemen||03 years after deduction of the military service rendered from the actual age as on closing date of receipt of online application.|
|Candidates who had ordinarily been domiciled in the State of Jammu & Kashmir during the period from 1st January 1980 to 31st December 1989.||5 years|
|Defence Personnel disabled in operation during hostilities with any foreign country or in a disturbed area and released as a consequence thereof.||3 years|
|Defence Personnel disabled in operation during hostilities with any foreign country or in a disturbed area and released as a consequence thereof (SC/ ST).||8 years|
|Central Government Civilian Employees: Who have rendered not less than 3 years regular and continuous service as on closing date for receipt of online applications.||Up to 40 years of age|
|Central Government Civilian Employees: Who have rendered not less than 3 years regular and continuous service as on closing date for receipt of online applications (SC/ ST).||Up to 45 years of age|
|Widows/ Divorced Women/ Women judicially separated and who are not remarried.||Up to 35 years of age|
|Widows/ Divorced Women/ Women judicially separated and who are not remarried (SC/ ST).||Up to 40 years of age|
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