In the light of pandemic, the Staff Selection Commission (SSC) has decided to allow the facility of change of examination centres to candidates of Combined Higher Secondary (10+2) Level Examination, 2018 (Skill Test) scheduled on November 11, 2020. Candidates can now change their SSC CHSL 2018 Skill Test centre to their nearest centre in order to avoid the travel hassle from October 29, 2020, onwards.
SSC CHSL Skill Test Exam Centre Change
For the SSC CHSL selection procedure, the commission will conduct the typing test for the post of, Data Entry Operator (DEO), Postal Assistant(PA) /Sorting Assistant(SA) and LD Clerks position. This Skill Test/ Typing Test will be of qualifying nature, and no candidate is exempted from appearing in the Skill Test.
The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) on Thursday opened the window for modifying exam centre preferences for the candidates of Combined Higher Secondary Level (CHSL) 2018 skill test centres. Candidates will be able to change their exam city preferences between October 29 and November 01, by login in using their registration number and password/ date of birth on the official website.
How to change the SSC CHSL 2018 Skill Test centre?
- Visit the SSC official website, Click Here
- Login to your SSC Application portal using your registration number and date of birth. You can find these details in your registered email inbox.
- Under the “Latest Notifications” tab, you can find the “Modify Examination Center Preferences”.
- Click on the “Modify Examination Centre Preferences” tab.
- Select “Combined Higher Secondary (10+2) Examination 2018” as the Examination name, and enter your Registration number, and click on ‘Submit’.
- On the newly opened tab, select your preferred exam cities according to your choice.
- Click the save button to validate the changes.
- SSC will publish the Fresh SSC CHSL 2018 Skill Test admit cards by November second week.
- The window to change the exam centres will be available from October 29, 2020, to November 01, 2020.
- The Skill Test is scheduled for November 26, 2020.
SSC CHSL Skill Test
The specifications for the skill test as given the commission for different posts is as follows.
For the Data Entry Operator
Data Entry Speed of 8,000 (eight thousand) Key Depressions per hour on Computer. The Speed of 8000 key depressions per hour on the computer‟ will be adjudged on the basis of the correct entry of words/ key depressions as per the given passage. The duration of the Test will be 15 (Fifteen) minutes and printed matter in English containing about 2000-2200 key-depressions would be given to each candidate who would enter the same in the Computer.
For the post of Data Entry Operator in the Office of the Comptroller and Auditor General of India (C&AG): The ‘speed of 15000 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. The duration of the Test will be 15 (Fifteen) minutes and printed matter in English containing about 3700-4000 key-depressions would be given to each candidate who would enter the same in the Computer.
Typing Test for LDC/ JSA and Postal Assistant/ Sorting Assistant
The medium of Typing Test will be Hindi and English. Candidates opting for English medium should have a typing speed of 35 words per minute (w.p.m.) and those opting for Hindi medium should have a typing speed of 30 words per minute (w.p.m.). 35 w.p.m. and 30 w.p.m. correspond to about 10500 key depressions per hour and about 9000 key depressions per hour respectively. Backspace is allowed in the typing test.
Mistakes in SKill Test
The percentage mistake limit for both the posts is 5% to 7%.
The Full Mistakes are:
- For every omission of word/ figure.
- Every substitution of the wrong word /figure.
- Every addition of a word/figure not found in the passage.
- Spacing Errors: Where no space is provided between two words, e.g. ‘Iwill’ or undesired space is provided between the words or letters of a word e.g. ‘I h as’ i.e. I has
- For every spelling error committed by way of repetition, or addition or transposition or omission or substitution of a letter/letters, e.g. the word ‘seedling’ typed as ‘seadlings’ etc.
- Wrong capitalization: Wrong use of capital letter for small letter and vice-versa. (This does not apply to Hindi typewriting scripts).
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