SSC CHSL (10+2) Data Entry Operator and LDC Examination Scheme

Staff Selection Commission (SSC) Combined Higher Secondary Level (10+2) Examination, 2011 for recruitment of Data Entry Operator and Lower Division Clerks

SCHEME OF EXAMINATION: The examination will consist of a written examination and skill test for the post of Data Entry Operator and Typing Test for the post of Lower Division Clerk on Computer.
The written examination will consist of one objective type paper as shown below.
NOTE-I : The Paper will consist of Objective Type- Multiple choice questions only. The questions will be set both in English & Hindi for Part-I, III & IV.
NOTE-II: There will be negative marking of 0.25 marks for each wrong answer. Candidates are, therefore, advised to keep this in mind while answering the questions.



Maximum Marks

Total Duration /
Timing for General candidates

Total Duration/
Timing for Visually Handicapped candidates


General Intelligence
(50 questions)


2 Hours
10.00 A.M. to 12.00 Noon

2 Hours 20 mins
10.00 A.M. to 12.20 PM


English Language
(Basic Knowledge)
( 50 questions )



Numerical Aptitude
(Basic Arithmetic Skill)
(50 questions)



General Awareness
(50 questions)


(i) Candidates must write the papers/indicate the answers in their own hand.
(ii) In the question papers, wherever necessary, the Metric systems of weights and measures only will be used.
(iii) Candidates are not permitted to use calculators and other electronic gadgets except as specified in the Notice. They should not, therefore, bring the same inside the Examination Premises / Venue.
(iv) If any candidate is found to possess mobile phones or any other means of wireless communication in the working or switched off mode in the examination hall, his/her candidature shall be cancelled forthwith.
Candidates will be shortlisted for the skill test on the basis of their performance in the Written Examination. Candidates who qualify in the skill test will be recommended for appointment by the Commission on the basis of their performance in the Written Examination. Nomination of candidates will be made to User Departments depending upon their merit position and option for Group „X‟ and Group „Y‟ posts, irrespective of whether they took the typing test in English / Hindi unless the User Department specifically seeks candidates with typing skill in either of these languages.

Provided that SC, ST, OBC and PH candidates, who are selected on their own merit without relaxed standards, alongwith candidates belonging to other communities, will not be adjusted against the reserved share of vacancies. Such SC, ST, OBC and PH candidates will be accommodated against the general/unreserved vacancies as per their position in the overall Merit List. The reserved vacancies will be filled up separately from amongst the eligible SCs, STs, OBCs, and PH candidates which will, thus, comprise of SC , ST, OBC and PH candidates who are lower in merit than the last general candidate on merit list of unreserved category but otherwise found suitable for appointment even by relaxed standard.
An Ex-Serviceman or Physically Handicapped category candidate who qualifies on the basis of relaxed standards viz. age limit, experience or qualifications, permitted number of chances in written examination, extended zone of consideration, etc. is to be counted against reserved vacancies and not against general vacancies subject to fitness of such candidate for selection. Such candidates may also be recommended at the relaxed standards to the extent the number of vacancies reserved for them, to make up for the deficiency in the reserved quota, irrespective of their rank in the order of merit. In so far as cases of Ex-Serviceman are concerned, deduction of the military service rendered from the age of Ex-Servicemen is permissible against the reserved or unreserved posts and such exemption cannot be termed as relaxed standards in regard to age.
Success in the examination confers no right of appointment unless government are satisfied after such enquiry as may be considered necessary that the candidate is suitable in all respects of appointment to the service/post.

RESOLUTION OF TIE CASES (Ties cases will be resolved by applying one after another, as applicable till the Tie is resolved).
(i) Total marks in the written examination.
(ii) Date of Birth, with older candidate placed higher.
(iii)Alphabetical order in which the first names of the candidates appear.

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One Comment

  1. Praveen says:

    I want to know that what is the last date of applied for the post of lower division clerks (LDC)and how can i know for new job in the govt. sectors

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