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Eligibility Criteria

SSC CHSL 2016 - Eligibility Criteria

    Nationality / Citizenship:

    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(Formerly Tanganyika and Zanzibar),Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia and Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India.

    Provided that a candidate belonging to categories (b), (c), (d) and (e) above shall be a person in whose favour a certificate of eligibility has been issued by the Government of India.

    A candidate in whose case a certificate of eligibility is necessary may be admitted to the Examination but the offer of appointment will be given only after the necessary eligibility certificate has been issued to him/her by the Government of India

    Age Limit:18-27 years as on 01.01.2017 (Candidates born not before 02-01-1990 and not later than 01-01-1999).

    Permissible relaxation of Upper age limit for different categories are as under:

    Code No Category Age-Relaxation permissible beyond Upper age limit
    01 SC/ST 5 years
    02 OBC 3 years
    03 PH 10 years
    04 PH + OBC 13 years
    05 PH + SC/ST 15 years
    09 Ex-Servicemen (Unreserved / General ) 03 years after deduction of the military service rendered from the actual age as on the closing date.
    10 Ex-Servicemen ( OBC ) 06 years ( 3 years + 3 years) after deduction of the military service rendered from the actual age as on the closing date.
    11 Ex-Servicemen ( SC/ST ) 08 years ( 3 years + 5 years) after deduction of the military service rendered from the actual age as on the closing date.
    15 Central Govt. Civilian Employees (General/Unreserved ) who have rendered not less than 3 years regular and continuous service as on Closing date. Up to 40 years of age
    17 Central Govt. Civilian Employees ( OBC ) who have rendered not less than 3 years regular and continuous service as on Closing date. Up to 43 years of age
    19 Central Govt. Civilian Employees (SC/ST) who have rendered not less than 3 years regular and continuous service as on Closing date. Up to 45 years of age
    21 Candidates who had ordinarily been domiciled in the State of Jammu & Kashmir (Unreserved/General ) 5 years
    22 Candidates who had ordinarily been domiciled in the State of Jammu & Kashmir( OBC ) 8 years
    23 Candidates who had ordinarily been domiciled in the State of Jammu & Kashmir( SC/ST) 10 years
    24 Widows / Divorced Women / Women judicially separated and who are not remarried (Unreserved/General ) Up to 35 years of age
    25 Widows / Divorced Women / Women judicially separated and who are not remarried (OBC) Up to 38 years of age
    26 Widows / Divorced Women / Women judicially separated and who are not remarried (SC/ST) Up to 40 years of age
    27 Defence Personnel disabled in operation during hostilities with any foreign country or in a disturbed area and released as a consequence thereof (Unreserved/General ) 5 years
    28 Defence Personnel disabled in operation during hostilities with any foreign country or in a disturbed area and released as a consequence thereof (OBC) 8 (5+3) years
    29 Defence Personnel disabled in operation during hostilities with any foreign country or in a disturbed area and released as a consequence thereof (SC/ST) 10 (5+5) years
    33 Service Clerks in the last year of their colour service in the Armed Forces (Unreserved/General ) Up to 45 years of age
    34 Service Clerks in the last year of their colour service in the Armed Forces (OBC) Up to 48 years of age
    35 Service Clerks in the last year of their colour service in the Armed Forces (SC/ST ) Up to 50 years of age
    36 Retrenched census employees of Office of Registrar General of India (Unreserved/General) (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.
    37 Retrenched census employees of Office of Registrar General of India ( OBC )( 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 + 3 years
    38 Retrenched census employees of Office of Registrar General of India ( SC/ST ) ( They will be considered only for offices under RGI in their order of merit and subject to availability of vacancies ) Retrenched census employees of Office of Registrar General of India ( SC/ST ) ( They will be considered only for offices under RGI in their order of merit and subject to availability of vacancies )

    Educational Qualification

    Must have passed 12th Standard or equivalent examination from a recognized Board or University.

    As per Ministry of Human Resource Development Notification dated 10.06.1995 published in Gazette of India, all the degree/diplomas/certificates including technical education degree/diploma awarded through Open and Distance Learning mode of education by the Universities established by an Act of Parliament or State Legislature, Institutions Deemed to be Universities under Section 3 of the University Grants Commission Act 1956 and Institutions of National Importance declared under an Act of Parliament stand automatically recognized for the purpose of employment to posts and services under the Central Government provided they have been approved by the Distance Education Bureau, University Grants Commission.

    Candidates who have not acquired but will acquire the educational qualification and acquire documentary evidence from the Board/University in support thereof as on 01.01.2017 will also be eligible.

    All candidates who are called for appearing at the Typing Test/Skill Test will be required to produce the relevant Certificate in Original such as Mark sheets, Provisional Certificate, etc. as proof of having acquired the minimum educational qualification on or before 01.01.2017 failing which the candidature of such candidate will be cancelled by the Commission. The candidates who are able to prove, by documentary evidence that the result of the qualifying examination was declared on or before the cutoff date i.e. 01.01.2017 and he/she has been declared passed, will also be considered to have the required Educational Qualification.