Staff Selection Commission – CHSL

Name of the Examination Recruitment of Postal Assistant, Lower division clerk, Data entry operator, Court clerks.
Conducting Body SSC
Name of the Post Clerk
Nationality Only Indian citizen can apply
Qualification Any degree from Recognised university
Age limit 18 – 27
Selection Process Tier I Objective type
Tier II Descriptive type
Tier III Typing skill
Exam mode Online Examination
Application mode Online
Examination fee General ₹100.00, Female, SC/ST, Physically Handicapped, and Ex-Servicemen candidates no need to pay any application fee.
Syllabus Quantitative Aptitude , Analytical and Logical Reasoning, General English, General Awareness.
Exam level All India level
Salary ₹35220.00 Approximately

Syllabus for preliminary and main examinations

Quantitative Aptitude

Square, Cube, Square root, Cube root, Surds and Indices, Mixed fraction, Series, Quadratic equations, HCF & LCM Applications, Average, Chain rule, Ratio and Proportion, Problems on Ages, Percentage, Profit and Loss, Partnership, Time and work, Pipes and Cistern, Time Speed and Distance, Problems and Trains, Simple and Compound Interest, Probability, Pie Chart, Bar graph, Line Graph, Tabulation, Mixed Graph , Data analysis. Algebra: Basic algebraic identities of School Algebra and Elementary surds (simple problems) and Graphs of Linear Equations.
Geometry: Triangle and its various kinds of centres, Congruence and similarity of triangles, Circle and its chords, tangents, angles subtended by chords of a circle, common tangents to two or more circles.
Mensuration: Triangle, Quadrilaterals, Regular Polygons, Circle, Right Prism, Right Circular Cone, Right Circular Cylinder, Sphere, Hemispheres, Rectangular Parallel piped, Regular Right Pyramid with triangular or square Base
Trigonometry: Trigonometry, Trigonometric ratios, Complementary angles, Height and distances (simple problems only) Standard Identities.


Classification, Analogy, Matrix, Word formation, Venn Diagram, Missing Numbers, Non verbal Reasoning, Verbal Reasoning, Syllogism, Blood Relation, Inequality, Seating Arrangement, Puzzle, Data sufficiency.

General English

Reading Comprehension , Sentence Rearrangement, Cloze test, Error spotting, Sentence pattern, Fill in the Blanks, Spellings, Phrase or idiom meaning, One word Substitution.

Banking Awareness

All About NBFC’S, Currency System in India, Foreign Exchange Reserves, Financial Inclusion
Money Market, Cheques and Types, Types of Bank A/Accounts for NRI/PIO, All about NPAs
The First Among All Banks, ATM’s & WLA’s, Important Banking Terms, Monetary Policy of India.

General Awareness

History, Geography, Indian polity, Economics, Physics ,Chemistry, Biology, Information technology, Current affairs.