SSC CHSL Eligibility

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SSC CHSL Eligibility

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SSC CHSL 2020 Eligibility Criteria

The eligibility criteria for SSC CHSL can be divided into three categories:

  1. Nationality of applicants
  2. Age limit of the applicants
  3. Educational Qualification

Eligibility Criteria

Detailed Information

Nationality / Citizenship

  • A candidate must be either- Citizen of India/Nepal/Bhutan
  • A Tibetan refugee who came over to India, before the 1st January 1962 with the intention of permanently settling in India, or
  • A person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, East African countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania(Formerly Tanganyika and Zanzibar), Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia and Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India.

Educational Qualification

  • In order to be eligible for SSC CHSL Exam, you must have passed 12th Standard
  • or equivalent examination from a recognized Board or University.
  • If the applicant possess any Degree obtained through open Universities or Distance Education Mode, then that must be recognized by Distance Education Council, IGNOU.

Skill Test Eligibility

  • The applicant must have passed 12th standard in science stream with Mathematics as a subject from a recognized Board or equivalent. (Data Entry Operator Post Only)


SSC CHSL Age Limit 2020

The relaxation in upper age is permissible as per the norms of SSC CHSL 10+2 Level exam. The minimum age limit for SSC CHSL is 18 years and maximum age limit for SSC CHSL is 27 years as on 01st January 2020. (ie. candidates born not before 02-08-1992 and not later than 01-08-2001).
Those applicants who are seeking information regarding SSC CHSL age relaxation can refer to the table below:


Age Relaxation


5 Years


3 Years


10 Years


13 Years


15 Years


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