STAFF SELECTION COMMISSION
Combined Higher Secondary Level Examination 2015 – Revised Scheme of Examination (Tier-II) and (Tier-III).
Candidates of Combined Higher Secondary Level (10+2) Examination, 2015 are hereby informed that the Commission has introduced an additional stage of Examination, i.e. Tier-II in CHSL, 2015 which would be a descriptive paper of 100 marks in ‘Pen and Paper’ mode.
This information was also published in para 9 of the write up issued along with declaration of result of Combined Higher Secondary Level Examination, 2015 held on November, December, 2015 & July, 2016.
Paper style, Time and Pass Percentage-
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 of the Examination would continue to be the Skill Test / Typing Test which would be of a qualifying nature.
Skill Test / Typing Test would be in consonance with the provisions contained in para 12.2 and 12.3 of the Notice of the Examination dated 13th June, 2015.
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.
The candidates are informed that Tier-II (Descriptive Paper) is tentatively scheduled on 18th September, 2016.
The candidates are further informed that the Skill Test / Typing Test is proposed to be held immediately thereafter. The specific dates for the same would be uploaded on the website of the Commission and Regional Offices shortly.