New Delhi: The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) on Saturday released the official notification of the Combined Higher Secondary Higher Level (10+2) Tier I and Tier II Examination 2017 on its official website, ssc.nic.in.
According to the notification, the Computer based exam Tier - I will be held from March 04 to March 26, 2018, wgereas Tier II examination, which will be of descriptive type, will be held on July 8, 2018.
The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) simultaneously started from November 18 receiving applications of the candidates willing to appear for the CHSL Tier 1 and Tier 2 exams.
Candidates should note that the last date to apply for both the exams is December 18, 2017.
Tier 1 and Tier 2 exams will be followed by Tier 3 exam to test the typing skill of the candidates.
Tier 1 Exam: Computer based Tier I exam will be of 60 minute duration. It will contain 100 questions based on English language, General Intelligence, Quantitative Aptitude (basic arithmetic skill) and General Awareness. Special students will be diven additional 20 minutes.
Candidates should note that Tier 1 exam will have negative marking, and 0.50 marks will be deducted for each wrong answer.
Tier 2 Exam: This exam will be pen and paper based descriptive type. The duration of the exam would be one hour. To be written either in Hindi or in English, the CHSL Tier 2 exam will comprise of writing an essay of 200-250 words and letter application of approximately 150-200 worda.
The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) was established in November 4, 1975. The organisation works under the Government of India and recruits staff for several posts in the various Ministries and Departments of the Government of India and in subordinate offices.
The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) is headquartered in New Delhi having seven regional offices at Allahabad, Mumbai, Delhi, Kolkata, Guwahati, Chennai, Bangalore. It also has two Sub-Regional Offices at Raipur and Chandigarh.
Each regional office is headed by a Regional Director and each sub-regional office is headed by a Deputy-Director.