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SSC CHSL 2020 Exam from 12th Oct for Remaining Candidates: Check Recap & Highlights of SSC CHSL Tier-1 2020 Exam held from 17 to 19 March Before Lockdown

Archana Shandilya

SSC CHSL 2020 Exam from 12th Oct for Remaining Candidates-Check Recap & Highlights of SSC CHSL Tier-1 2020 Exam held from 17 to 19 March Before Lockdown: Staff Selection Commission (SSC) has announced New Exam Dates for SSC CHSL Tier-1 2019 Exam. From 17th to 19th March 2020, SSC conducted CHSL Tier-1 Exam in online mode and then fro 20th March 2020 the exam got postponed due to coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. As per the latest notification, SSC has tentatively scheduled the Combined Higher Secondary Level (CHSL) Tier-1 2019 exam from 12th to 16th October 2020, 19th to 21st October 2020 and 26th October 2020. Let’s look at the recap of the SSC CHSL 2020 Exam and timeline of important events:

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SSC CHSL 2020 Exam - Timeline of Important Events

Below are important dates for SSC CHSL 2019-2020 Exam:

SSC CHSL 2019-20 Exam

Important Dates

Opening and Closing of Online Application

3rd December 2019 to 10th January 2020

Last date for making online fee payment

12th January 2020

Last date for generation of offline Challan

14th January 2020

Last date for payment through Challan

16th January 2020

Date of Computer Based Examination (Tier-I)

17th to 19th March 2020 Conducted Earlier

12th to 16th October 2020

19th to 21st October 2020

26th October 2020

Date of Tier-II Examination (Descriptive Paper)

Previously 28th June 2020 (Descriptive Paper)

(Postponed Dates Yet to be Announced)

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SSC CHSL 2020 Exam - Quick Recap of Tier-1 Exam Held from 17th to 19th March 2020

The paper was conducted in Online Mode across different cities on 17th to 19th March 2020. From 20th March 2020 onwards the exam was cancelled for the remaining candidates. Let’s look at the highlights of the SSC CHSL Tier-1 2019-20 Exam:

SSC CHSL Syllabus and Exam Pattern 2020: Tier I, II and III (LDC/ DEO)

  1. All the questions were compulsory and were in Objective Type MCQ Format.
  2. Each question was of 2 marks.

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  1. All the sections were in English and Hindi Language except English Language and Comprehension section.
  2. There was negative marking of 0.5 Marks for wrong answers.

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  1. SSC will decide the minimum qualifying marks of the online exam through normalization method.
  2. It was compulsory to carry Admit Card with affixed Photograph on it and Original ID proof alongwith its photocopy as well.

SSC CHSL LDC/DEO 2019: Salary after 7th Pay Commission, Job Profile and Promotion Policy

  1. No Bio-metric Registration of the candidates were conducted. However, thumb impression of the Candidates will be mandatorily taken on the Commission Copies and Attendance Sheets.
  2. Candidates were allowed to bring their own masks to be worn during the examination. However, masks will have to be removed for taking photographs at the Registration Desks. These photographs can be used by the Commission for verification during subsequent Tiers/ stages of the examination.

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  1. Candidates were allowed to bring their own hand sanitizers (small size) and water bottles (transparent/ see through).
  2. Candidates were allowed to bring their own ball pens (having transparent outer cover). Any other type of pen, which is translucent, were not allowed.

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  1. Candidates were not allowed to leave the examination hall/room before the test was concluded.

SSC CHSL 2020 Exam Analysis for CBE held on 17th, 18th, 19th March 2020 (All Shifts)

SSC CHSL Tier-1 2019-20 CBE held on 17th , 18th, 19th March 2020 (All Shifts)


(Number of Questions/Marks)


Difficulty Level

(Good Attempts)

Quantitative Aptitude


Basic Arithmetic Skills: Number Systems, Computation of Whole Numbers, Decimals and Fractions, Fundamental arithmetical operations, Percentages, Ratio and Proportion, Averages, Interest, Profit and Loss, Discount, Mensuration, Time and Distance, Ratio and Time, Time and Work, etc.


(18 to 20)

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English Language


Basic English Grammar Knowledge: Spot the Error, Fill in the Blanks, Synonyms/ Antonyms, Mis-spelt words, Idioms & Phrases, One Word Substitution, Improvement of Sentences, Active/Passive Voice, Direct/Indirect Speech, senetence Rearrangement, Cloze Passage

Easy to Moderate

(21 to 23)

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General Intelligence and Reasoning


Verbal & Non-Verbal Reasoning: Analogies, Classification, Analogy, Coding-Decoding, Puzzle, Matrix, Word Formation, Venn Diagram, Direction and Distance, Blood Relations, Series, Non-Verbal Reasoning (Paper-folding, Mirror Image)

Easy to Moderate

(21 to 23)

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General Awareness


Sports, History, Culture, Geography, Economic scene, General Polity, Awards, Indian Constitution, and Scientific research etc.

Easy to Moderate

(20 to 22)

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Total 100 Objective MCQs

Easy to Moderate

(77 to 82)

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SSC conducts Combined Higher Secondary Level (10+2) exam every year for the recruitment of posts like Lower Division Clerk (LDC)/ Junior Secretariat Assistant (JSA)Postal Assistant (PA)/ Sorting Assistant (SA) and Data Entry Operator (DEO). Every year lakhs of candidates appear for the SSC CHSL Exam for getting a lucrative government job.

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