The Staff Selection Commission has released the SSC CHSL Cut off 2021 along with the result on 4th August 2022! Knowing this cut off is very important for aspirants participating in this national-level examination. The commission will publish the Tier II cut-off marks once the respective exams are concluded. Only those candidates who clear these cut off for Tier 1 can proceed to the Descriptive Exam & Tier III exam.

  • Moreover, there are various factors that influence this cut-off every year. You have to be aware of such factors before preparing for the exam. These include the number of applicants, no. of vacancies, difficulty level, etc.
  • Apart from the Cut Off marks, you also have to score the minimum qualifying marks in the SSC CHSL exam.
  • These cut offs give you the best analysis about a particular exam. Therefore, it’s very important to check these respective cut off once they are released by the commission.
  • Check out SSC CHSL 2021 Cut Off below in this article.

Factors Affecting SSC CHSL Cut Off 2022

The SSC CHSL cut off is calculated by taking into consideration the following criteria: 

  • Average marks scored by the candidates who have appeared for the SSC CHSL exam
  • Total number of vacancies as per the category of the candidates
  • The difficulty level of paper
  • Previous year cutoff trend
  • Normalization of marks for the papers that were held in multiple shifts

SSC CHSL Expected Cut Off

There exists an inverse relationship between the number of candidates and the cut off marks. The cut-off is generally low when there is high competition. Below we have tried to predict and explain these correlations.

YearNo. of Candidates (Expected)Tentative VacanciesSSC CHSL Cutoff (Tentative)
202214,00,0005200+154.7+
202213,50,0004200+154.6+
202316,00,0005300+150.6+
202414,50,0004800+153.2+

SSC CHSL Tier 1 Cut Off 2021-22

SSC CHSL tier 1 exam has been conducted from 24th May to 10th June 2022 and lakhs of candidates who appeared in the exam must be waiting for SSC CHSL Cut Off 2021-22 which has been released along with SSC CHSL Result 2021-22. Check the official SSC CHSL Cut Off for tier 1 exam from below table:

SSC CHSL Tier 1 Cut Off 2021-22
CategoryCut-off MarksCandidates Available
UR140.182267148*
SC112.8606111677
ST104.783685167
OBC140.1237012967
EWS131.408389147
ESM55.586105688
OH107.63592659
HH65.89994638
VH89.87114660
Other PwD56.41375353
Total54104

SSC CHSL Tier-2 Cut Off 2021

Staff Selection Commission has also released SSC CHSL Tier 2 Cut Off marks separately for each post on 13th May 2022 for the Tier 2 Exam held on 09th January 2022. Check cut off marks released for candidates shortlisted for Skill Test (DEO) and Typing Test (LDC/JSA & PA/SA).

SSC CHSL Tier 2 Cut-Off: Posts of LDC/JSA and PA/SA

SSC CHSL Tier 2 Cut Off 2021- LDC/JSA & PA/SA
Category Cut off Marks
UR209.54686
EWS181.92068
SC178.16070
ST174.53067
ESM128.31607
OH165.94100
HH121.97676
OBC199.66606
VH162.33906
PWD Other98.82648

SSC CHSL Tier 2 Cut-Off: Posts of DEO

SSC CHSL Tier-1 Cut Off 2021- DEO
Category Cut off Marks
UR260.53826
EWS243.35344
SC225.62596
ST225.62596
ESM225.62596
OH
HH
OBC252.85025
VH
PWD Other

SSC CHSL Cut Off-Previous Year

Candidates might use the previous year’s cut off as a guide to gain an idea of the anticipated increase or drop in this year’s cut off. The aspirants can assume any variation in the anticipated cut off based on the SSC trend. As a result, the data from the previous year can be used to determine the anticipated cut off for the year 2021.Candidates should keep in mind that this year Normalization is a significant aspect in determining the Cut Off when projecting the cut offs. We have provided the SSC CHSL Cut Off of previous years to understand how you need to attempt the question paper that will increase your chances of getting selected.

SSC CHSL 2019 Tier-1 Cut-Off

SSC has released the cut-off for SSC CHSL (10+2) 2019-20 Tier-I exam on 15th January 2021. The Tier-1 was conducted from 17th to 19th March 2020 and 12th to 26th October 2020 to recruit 4893 tentative vacancies for the posts of Postal Assistants/Sorting Assistants(PA/SA), Lower Divisional Clerk (LDC) and Court Clerk at different centres all over the country. The Cut-Off for SSC CHSL 2019-20 Tier-I exam is mentioned below.

SSC CHSL Tier 1 Cut-Off 2019: Posts of LDC/JSA and PA/SA

Category-wise details of candidates who have provisionally qualified for appearing in Tier-II (Descriptive Paper) and the cut-offs for each category are as under:

SSC CHSL Tier-1 Cut Off 2019: Posts of LDC/JSA and PA/SA
CategoryCut Off Marks
UR159.52
SC136.10
ST127.32
OBC156.10
EWS149.98
ESM87.32
OH124.36
HH81.08
VI123.78
Other PwD74.32

Note:- No vacancies have been reported for the posts of DEO and DEO Grade ‘A’. Therefore, only one cut-off has been fixed by the Commission i.e. for the post of LDC/JSA/PA/SA.

SSC CHSL 2019 Tier-2 Cut-Off

The Commission conducted the Tier-II(Descriptive paper) of the SSC CGL 2019 exam on 14th February 2021 for recruitment to the posts of Postal Assistant, Sorting Assistant, Junior Secretariat Assistant, DEO, LDC, etc. The cut-off for SSC CHSL 2019 Tier-2 exam has been released on 30th September 2021 along with its result. Let’s have a look at the category-wise cut-off for SSC CHSL 2019 Tier-2 exam.

SSC CHSL cut-off for SSC CHSL 2019 Tier-2 exam
CategoryCut-Off Marks (Tier-I + Tier-II)
UR222.77406 
SC197.54617
ST190.10796
OBC215.03081 
EWS206.77609 
ESM146.48798 
OH184.73248 
HH136.64462
VI184.33209 
Other PwD131.70117 

SSC CHSL 2019 Final Cut Off 

SSC CHSL 2019 Final Cut Off is released along with final result on 10th May 2022. Check the final cut off marks from below section.

Ministry/Department/ OrganisationLDC/ JSA/ JPA and PA/ SA
(SSC CHSL 2019 Final Cut Off for UR Category)
Archaeological Survey of India (Ministry of Culture)243.27365
Central Bureau of Narcotics260.60622 (OBC)
Central Passport Office (Ministry of External Affairs)259.37462
Controller General of Defence Accounts243.85849
Customs, Excise & Service Tax Appellate Tribunal268.09309
Department of Fisheries (Ministry of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying )245.40010
Department of Agriculture Cooperation and Farmers Welfare
(Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare)
243.91331
Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion
(Ministry of Commerce & Industry)
247.45649 (EWS)
Department of Water Resources, River Development & Ganga
Rejuvenation (Ministry of Jal Shakti)
243.79858
Directorate General of Health Services (Ministry of Health and
Family Welfare)
251.41926
Election Commission of India186.99254 (ESM)
Enforcement Directorate (Department of Revenue)147.33540 (ESM)
India Meteorological Department (Office of the Director General of
Meteorology)
253.33602
Intelligence Bureau257.05351
Lal Bahadur Shastri National Academy of Administration
(Department of Personnel & Training)
273.41534
Ministry of Culture254.25563
Ministry of Communications (Department of Posts)-(PA-Admn)246.50751
Ministry of Defence (Office of the JS & CAO) AFHQ258.29556
Ministry of Environment, Forests & Climate Change255.29882
Ministry of External Affairs271.23389
Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs230.17466 (VH)
Ministry of Information & Broadcasting248.74756
Ministry of Labour & Employment254.93635
Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs267.90806
Vice-President’s Secretariat277.88532
Ministry of Communications (Department of Posts)-SPN237.40862

SSC CHSL Cut Off 2018:

SSC CHSL Tier-1 Cut-Off 2018

The Cut-Off for SSC CHSL 2018-19 Tier 1 exam has been released on 12th September 2019 along with its result. A total of 13.17 Lakh candidates appeared in this exam from all over India. The Cut-Off for SSC CHSL 2018-19 Tier-1 exam is mentioned below.

CategorySCSTOBCVHOHHHEx.SGENEWS
DEO (Other than C&AG)178.45181.47
DEO in C&AG145.52136.74161.72 129.4298.86117.13165.93163.75
LDC/JSA/PA/SA110.0999.09133.7484.87102.7558.4356.11135.60127.25

SSC CHSL Tier 2 Cut Off 2018

SSC CHSL Cut off for 2018 has been released by SSC. The Cut Off table for SSC CHSL 2018 Tier 2 exam is mentioned below.

CategorySCSTOBCVHOHHHEx.SGENEWS
DEO (Other than C&AG)243.43252.06
DEO in C&AG181.48185.15212.09184.41148.04152.55223.60215.89
LDC/JSA/PA/SA143.93133.80167.07123.54139.3693.5097.82190.33161.31

SSC CHSL Cut-Off: Previous Year Comparision

Here, we are sharing last four year cut-off comparison in table form for both Tier-1 & Tier-2 stage. Let’s have a look at the category wise cut off for SSC CHSL Tier I & Tier-II over the years from 2015 to 2018-19 for the post of LDC/PA etc. Bellow shows a comparison between cut-offs accurately:

SSC CHSL Previous Year Cut-Off: Tier 1

CategorySSC CHSL Previous Year Cut Off Comparison
Cut-Off Marks
SSC CHSL
Tier-I 2015
Cut-Off Marks
SSC CHSL
Tier-I 2016-17
Cut-Off Marks
SSC CHSL
Tier-I 2017-18
Cut-Off Marks
SSC CHSL
Tier-I 2018-19
UR119127.50143.5135.60
SC99108.00122.5110.09
ST89.5099.0011299.09
OBC110120.00139133.74
Ex. S45.5064.508356.11
OH8897.50111.5102.75
HH5565.0073.558.43
VH83.5096.0095.584.87

SSC CHSL Previous Year Cut-Off: Tier-1 + Tier 2

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CategorySSC CHSL Previous Year Cut Off Comparison
YEARDEO In C&AGPS/ SACourt ClerkLDC
UR2015202.25185.75182
2016202.5192.5203.5188
2017-18227.50199.00199.00
OBC2015197.5181.75180.5
2016194188201.5185.5
2017-18224.50192.00192.00
SC2015179.25160.75160.5
2016182.5170.5186169
2017-18210.50174.50174.50
ST2015173.5151.25149.75
2016173.5155177150.5
2017-18206.50167.00167.00

Process to Check SSC CHSL Cut Off

  • Step 1:
    • Visit the official website of SSC.
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  • Step 2:
    • Follow the Result section.
  • Step 3:
    • Candidates will have to look up their respective exam and follow the link provided against it. 
  • Step 4:
    • SSC CHSL cut off State-wise will be presented on the screen. It can also be downloaded and kept for future reference.

SSC CHSL Cut Off Marks Important Deciding Factors

The cut-off marks for CHSL are the basis of qualification for the next round i.e. the candidate must obtain the minimum cut off marks in Tier I exam as decided by the Commission in order to appear for SSC CHSL Tier-II exam.

There are a number of factors that affect SSC CHSL cut off. These following factors are involved while determining the SSC CSHL cut off:

  • Number of candidates writing the exam
  • Number of vacancy for each post
  • Region-wise vacancies issued
  • Candidates performance in the exam
  • The difficulty level of the exam
  • Use of SSC normalization rule

How to Calculate SSC CHSL Tier I Cut Off?

Candidates willing to appear for SSC CHSL Tier I exam have to score the overall cut off to pass CHSL prelim exam.

Anyone can calculate the SSC CHSL cut off Tier I. Candidates can calculate the cut-off marks following the below-mentioned process:

  • Sum up the total marks obtained in each section of the exam i.e. English + Quantitative Aptitude + General Reasoning + General Awareness.
  • Remember, the sum obtained in step one must be arrived after applying the negative marking of 0.50 marks for each wrong attempt.
  • The number now arrived will be the minimum qualifying marks for SSC CHSL examination.

Note:- Candidates appearing for other SSC exams can go through the links for assistance:

SSC CHSL Cut Off FAQs:

Ans. Yes, the cut-off marks for each stage of SSC CHSL Exam – Tier I, II are released separately.

Ans. SSC CHSL cut off is determined based on multiple factors which are as follows:

  • Number of candidates who attempted the paper
  • Number of vacancies
  • Difficulty level of questions
  • Average score obtained by the candidates

Ans. SSC CHSL final cut off is released by the officials along with the final result. It contains cut off on the percentage of mistakes in typing test and DEST. Skill test is the last stage of the CHSL recruitment, therefore the final cut off of SSC CHSL includes its marks along with the number of candidates selected for different posts as per vacancies.

Ans. Yes, the commission has set 33% as the minimum qualifying marks for SSC CHSL Tier 2. However, candidates need to score as many marks as they can because those candidates who score the highest marks in both Tier 1 and Tier 2 will be called for the final round.

Ans. Check the SSC CHSL 2019 Cut off marks from the article.