The Tier-II Stage of CHSLE-2015, which would be a descriptive paper of 100 marks in ‘Pen
& Paper Mode’ will be held on 18th September, 2016 in the forenoon session( 10.00 A.M. to 11.00 A.M.)

#SSC_CHSL_2015 Results were out on 29th July 2016. In result write up it was mentioned about conducting Paper 2 i.e. Descriptive is on 18th September. Recent Notice by SSC clears the details for Descriptive exam. An Essay & Letter shall be asked and you have to write those in 1 Hour.

Its of 100 Marks and marks will be counted for making a final merit out of 300 instead of 200 earlier.

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Dated : 11th August, 2016.


Subject: Combined Higher Secondary Level Examination

2015 – Revised Scheme of Examination (Tier- II) and (Tier-III).

Candidates of Combined Higher Secondary Level (10+2) Examination, 2015 may please refer to the para 12 of the Notice of aforesaid Exam published on 13.6.2015.  Some of the contents of the above para are given below:-

“The examination will consist of a Written Examination and Skill Test for the post of Data Entry Operator and Written Test  and  Typing  Test  for  the  post  of  Postal  Assistant  & Sorting Assistant (PA/SA) and Lower Division Clerk on Computer”.

“The   Commission   reserves   the   right   to   introduce additional stage of examination which would be notified at suitable time, if considered necessary”.

Under the provisions of the Notice as referred above the Commission has introduced an additional stage of Examination, i.e. Tier-II in CHSL, 2015 which would be a descriptive paper of 100 marks in ‘Pen and Paper’ mode. This information was also published in para 9 of the write up issued along with declaration of result of Combined Higher Secondary Level Examination, 2015 held on November, December, 2015 & July, 2016.

It is further clarified that:-

  • The duration of the paper would be for one hour.
  • This paper has been introduced to assess the writing skills of the candidates which is necessary in Government jobs.
  • The Paper would comprise writing of an Essay   of

200-250 words and Letter / Application writing of approximately 150-200 words.

  • The minimum qualifying marks in Tier-II would be 33 per cent. The  performance  in  Tier  II  would  be included for preparing merit.
  • The paper will have to be written either in Hindi or in English. Part  paper  written  in  Hindi  and  Part  in English will not be evaluated.
  • Tier-III of the Examination would continue to be the Skill Test  /  Typing  Test  which  would  be  of  a qualifying nature.
  • Skill Test / Typing Test would be in consonance with

the provisions contained in para 12.2 and 12.3 of the

Notice of the Examination dated 13th June, 2015.

  • The final merit of the successful candidates would be determined on the basis of total score obtained by them in Tier-I and Tier-II.
  • The candidates are informed that Tier-II (Descriptive

Paper) is tentatively scheduled on 18th  September,


  • The candidates are further informed that the Skill Test /   Typing   Test   is   proposed   to   be   held immediately  thereafter.  The  specific dates  for  the same     would  be  uploaded  on  the  website  of  the Commission and Regional Offices shortly.

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