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Closing Date for Online Registration: 18-12-2017 (Upto 5.00 PM)

Date of Computer Based Tier - I Test : 04- 03-2018 to 26-03-2018

Date of Tier - II Test (Descriptive Paper) : 08- 07-2018


The  examination  will  consist  of  a Computer  based Written  Examination (Tier - I),  Descriptive Paper  ( Tier-II) and Typing  Test/Skill  Test  (Tier - III) Examination for  the  post  of  Data  Entry Operator, Postal  Assistant  &  Sorting  Assistant  (PA/SA),
Lower  Division  Clerk / Junior  Secretariat  Assistant

Computer Based Examination (Objective type) :

The online examination will consist of one objective type paper as shown below :


Online Examination will consist of following four parts:

(i) English Language (Basic Knowledge)– 25 Questions – 50 Marks, 

(ii) General Intelligence – 25 Questions – 50 Marks 

(iii) General Awareness – 25 Questions – 50 Marks and 

(iv) Quantitative Aptitude (Basic Arithmetic Skill) – 25 Questions – 50 Marks

NOTE-I : The Paper will consist of Objective Type- Multiple choice questions only. The questions will be set both in English & Hindi for Part-II, III & IV.

NOTE-II: There will be negative marking of 0.50 marks for each wrong answer.

Tier-II (Descriptive Paper)
Tier-II Paper of CHSL 2017 will be a descriptive Paper of 100 Marks in Pen and Paper Mode.
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 Examination
Tier-III of the Examination would continue to be the Skill Test / Typing Test which would be of a  qualifying  nature.   
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.


Data Entry Speed of 8,000 (eight thousand) Key Depressions per hour on Computer.

The Speed of 8000 key depressions per hour on Computer will be adjudged on the basis of the correct entry of words/key depressions as per the given passage and the duration of the said Test will be 15 (Fifteen) minutes and printed matter in English containing about 2000-2200 strokes/key-depressions would be given to each candidate who would enter the same in the Computer.

The “Data Entry Speed” Skill Test would be of qualifying nature. 

Typing Test for LDCs and Postal Assistant/Sorting Assistant:

Typing Test will be conducted for those candidates who qualify in the Written Examination. Such Typing Test will be conducted in English or Hindi and candidates while applying for the Examination, will have to indicate his/her choice/option for Skill Test Medium in the Application Form.

Typing Test will be of qualifying in nature. It will be administered on the Computer, to be provided by the Commission or any agency authorized by the Commission.

Candidates opting for English medium should have typing speed of 35 words per minute and those opting for Hindi medium should have typing speed of 30 words per minute.

The speed will be adjudged on the accuracy of typing on the Computer of a given text passage in 10 minutes. Visually Handicapped candidates (with 40% disability and above) will be allowed 30 minutes.(whether to include Cerebral Palsy or not)

Passage Dictators will be provided to VH candidates for the Typewriting test. The Passage Dictator will read out the passage to VH candidate within the allotted time period.