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SSC CHSL Eligibility Criteria 2020-2021 for LDC/JSA/DEO/PA/SA Recruitment: Check Education Qualification (12th Pass only) & Age Limit

Archana Shandilya

SSC CHSL Eligibility Criteria 2020-2021 for LDC/JSA/DEO/PA/SA Recruitment: SSC CHSL Application Process 2020-21 has been commenced from 6th November 2020 and will end on 15th December 2020. For applying, candidates must only have passed 12th Standard or equivalent examination from a recognized Board or University. Below are important dates for SSC CHSL 2020-21 Exam:

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SSC CHSL 2020-21 Exam

Important Dates

Opening and Closing of Online Application

6th November 2020 to 15th December 2020 (11:30 PM)

Last date for making online fee payment

17th December 2020 (11:30 PM)

Last date for generation of offline Challan

19th December 2020 (11:30 PM)

Last date for payment through Challan

21st December 2020 (during working hours of Bank)

Date of Computer Based Examination (Tier-I)

12th April to 27th April 2021

Date of Tier-II Examination (Descriptive Paper)

To be notified later

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Before applying for the different SSC CHSL posts, candidates should satisfy themselves that they fulfill all the eligibility norms including age, upper age limit and educational qualification(s). So, let’s look at the Eligibility Criteria for the various posts under the SSC CHSL 2020-21 Recruitment drive:


The age limit for SSC CHSL Posts is 18-27 years as on 1st January 2021, i.e., candidates born not before 2nd January 1994 and not later than 1st January 2003 are eligible to apply. Permissible relaxation in Upper age limit for different categories is as under:

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Upper Age Limit Relaxation


Scheduled Caste / Scheduled Tribe

5 years


Other Backward Classes (OBC)

3 years



Person with Disabilities (PwD)

Note: Persons with Disabilities are not eligible for any post in Border Road Organisation (BRO)


10 years


13 years


15 Years



3 years after deduction of the military service rendered from the actual age as on closing date of receipt of online application


Defence Personnel disabled in operation during hostilities with any foreign country or in a disturbed area and released as a consequence thereof

General/ OBC

3 years


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

General/ OBC

Upto 40 years of age


Upto 45 years of age


Widows/ Divorced Women/ Women judicially separated and who are not remarried

General/ OBC

Up to 35 years of age


Up to 40 years of age


Service Clerks in the last year of their colour service in the Armed Forces.

General/ OBC

Up to 45 years of age


Up to 50 years of age


Retrenched census employees of the office of Registrar General of India (They will be considered only for offices under RGI in their order of merit and subject to availability of vacancies)

3 years plus length of service rendered by them in connection with census, before

retrenchment and weightage of past service

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Below is the brief educational qualification details for the different SSC CHSL 2020-21 Posts:

Post Name

Educational and Other Qualification

Lower Division Clerk (LDC)/ Junior Secretariat Assistant (JSA), Postal Assistant (PA)/ Sorting Assistant (SA), Data Entry Operator (DEO) (except DEOs in C&AG)

The candidates must have passed 12th Standard or equivalent examination from a recognized Board or University.

For Data Entry Operator (DEO) in the Office of Comptroller and Auditor General of India (C&AG)

12th Standard pass in Science stream with Mathematics as a subject from a recognized Board or equivalent

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PHYSICAL STANDARDS for Lower Division Clerk (LDC) in Border Road Organisations (BRO)

The Physical Efficiency Tests will be conducted at GREF Centre or respective Recruitment Centre as applicable, by a Board of Officers, detailed by the Headquarters, Director General Border Roads.


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(i) A candidate must be either:

a)      a citizen of India, or

b)      a subject of Nepal, or

c)      a subject of Bhutan, or

d)      a Tibetan refugee who came over to India, before the 1st January, 1962 with the intention of permanently settling in India, or

e)      a person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, East African Countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia and Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India.

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