SSC CHSL Skill Test & Typing 2022 | SSC 10+2 TIER 3 (LDC/DEO/SA/DA/Clerk)

SSC CHSL Skill Test & Typing Test 2022 updates can be checked here on this page. It is good news for all the candidates who qualify SSC CHSL Descriptive Paper result exam needs to appear for the SSC CHSL Typing test for LDC, Postal Assistant/Sorting Assistant, and Court Clerks. Similarly, candidates applying for the SSC CHSL DEO post need to appear for the SSC CHSL skill test for DEO.

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Let’s understand the both test exam pattern (Skill Test and Typing Test) and the syllabus. Please make sure that for the post of Data Entry Operator Skill Test will be conducted and For the post of Lower Division Clerk, Postal Assistant/Sorting Assistant, and Court Clerks.

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Important Note on skill test/ Typing Test

SSC CHSL Tier-III Examination (Skill Test / Typing Test) is only of qualifying nature. The final merit of the successful candidates would be determined on the basis of the total score obtained by them in Tier-I (Written Exam) and Tier-II (Descriptive Paper).


Now in this para, we will explain what is SSC CHSL 10+2 skill test & is SSC CHSL Typing test and for which post it is mandatory. You can find the typing test and other parameters of the Skill test.

If you have applied for the post of DEO(Data Entry Operator) and passed the TIER 1 exam (written) and 10+2 TIER 2 (descriptive paper), then you will be called for the skill test exam.

Below is the skill test and typing test and which post is eligible for which exam.

  • Test Name: Skill Test
  • Post Eligible for Skill Test: Data Entry Operator (DEO)
  • Test Skill: Typing Test
  • Post Eligible for Typing test: LDC, Postal Assistant/Sorting Assistant and Court Clerk

Skill Test for Data Entry Operator

What is a skill test is the foremost question we are having in our mind. The other basic questions may very like how much speed we need to pass this exam.

  • Duration Of Test: 15 minutes
  • Speed of data entry: 8000 Key Depressions per hour

Below are questions on the skill test we are answering here,

  • What is Skill Test for DEO?
  • How much is the Speed of Key Depressions per hour/minute? – 8000 Key Depressions per hour
  • Which post candidates are allowed to take Skill Exam? – DEO (Data Entry Operator)
  • What is the relaxation allowed for VH/OH candidates ?

Let’s look at each question one by one to understand the skill test fully. Candidates need to have a Data Entry Speed of 8000 Key Depressions per hour on a Computer. You need to enter all the words correctly. Because this speed of key depression will be measured as per correct entry of words/key depressions as per the given passage.

You will get a passage printed material in English. Candidates will be given around 2000- 2200 strokes/key-depressions who would enter the same in the Computer.

Relaxation allowed to VH/OH?

All the VH/OH (afflicted by Cerebral Palsy) and OH with deformity in writing hand (with 40% disability and above) will get 35 minutes(20 minutes extra) for the skill test.

Note: Physically handicapped candidates are not exempted from the Skill Test as passing of the skill test is a precondition and essential qualifications for appointment to the post of Data Entry Operator.

Typing Test in SSC CHSL 2022

For the post of Lower Division Clerk, Postal Assistant/Sorting Assistant, and Court Clerk Typing test will be conducted. Again for Typing test as well you need to qualify for the written exam(tier 1) and Descriptive Paper (tier 2).

Duration Of Test: 10 minutes

Speed of Typing test: English should have a typing speed of 35 words per minute and Hindi should have a typing speed of 30 words per minute.

Please note that 35 w.p.m. and 30 w.p.m. corresponds to 10500 key depressions per hour and 9000 key depressions per hour respectively.

Language Allowed: English or Hindi (Candidates need to choose one language while filling the application form.

Nature of Exam: Typing Test is also qualifying in nature

Relaxation allowed to VH/OH?

Time is given for typing test to visually handcaped (more than 40%) will be given 30 minutes to complete.

Minimum qualifying marks will be decided by SSC at its own discretion.

That’s all on the SSC CHSL Skill Test & Typing Test 2022-20(TIER 3) for the post of LDC, DEO, SA/DA, and Court Clerk.

Please note that the details listed on this page are just for your reference purposes only. So please check all the Details from the SSC’s official Website once you take any action on it. The above-listed Details are taken from other informative websites.


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22 thoughts on “SSC CHSL Skill Test & Typing 2022 | SSC 10+2 TIER 3 (LDC/DEO/SA/DA/Clerk)”

    1. Govt Job Expert

      SSC CHSL typing test will be held After descriptive paper. dates depends on the result of TIER 2.

  1. Sir what is the speed required for DEO &OTHER posts for 2017 aspirants.i saw in ssc notice that DEO speed is around 15000 key depressions per hour

  2. Sir, my OBC certificate issue date is(10-11-2017) not within the cutoff period as per CHSL 2016 notification.will they accept at the time of document verification? and what will happen if they keep my result as Provisional,Would I get the job after further verification? PLEASE REPLY

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