SSC CHSL Skill Test & Typing 2021- SSC 10+2 TIER 3 (LDC/DEO/SA/DA/Clerk)

SSC CHSL Skill Test & Typing Test 2021 updates can be check here on this page. It is good news for all the candidates who qualify SSC CHSL Descriptive Paper result exam needs to appear for SSC CHSL Typing test for LDC, Postal Assistant/Sorting Assistant, and Court Clerks. Similarly, candidates applying for SSC CHSL DEO post needs to appear for SSC CHSL skill test for DEO.

Lets understand the both test exam pattern (Skill Test and Typing Test) and 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 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 & What is SSC CHSL Typing test and for which post it is mandatory. You can find the typing test and other parameters of 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 called for 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 skill test is 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 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 ?

Lets look at the each questions one by one to understand the skill test fully.Candidates need to have Data Entry Speed of 8000 Key Depressions per hour on Computer. You need to enter all the words correctly. Because this speed of key depression will be measure 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 2021

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 the written exam(tier 1) and Descriptive paper (tier 2).

Duration Of Test: 10 minutes

Speed of Typing test: English should have typing speed of 35 words per minute and Hindi should have 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 langaguge while filling the application form.

Nature of Exam: Typing Test is also qualifying in nature

Relaxation allowed to VH/OH?

Time 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 on its own discretion.

That’s all on SSC CHSL Skill Test & Typing Test 2021-20(TIER 3) for the post of LDC, DEO, SA/DA and Court Clerk.

Please Note that 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 tack any action on it. Above listed Details are taken form other informative websites.


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