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Saturday, February 11, 2017

SSC CHSL 2016 Cut off Expected

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Appeared in the SSC CHSL 2016 Tier-1 Exams and waiting for Results. Know the Expected Cut off for SSC CHSL 2016 Tier-1 Exams

1) As 64 lakh candidates have applied for CHSL 2016 Tier-1 Exam, therefore cut off will on higher side.

2) Only those, who qualify the CHSL 2016 Tier-1 Exam, as per the Cut off marks fixed by SSC, can appear in the SSC CHSL Descriptive Paper

3) In 2015, Cut off for CHSL Tier-1 Exam is 119 for Un-Reserved Category.

For 2016 CHSL Exam, Expected Cut off for Descriptive Paper is 135 marks (+ / - 5 Marks)

SSC had successfully conducted the CHSL 2016 Tier-1 Online Exams from 7th Jan to 8th February, 2017 in which more than 30 lakh candidates are expected to appear. If, you have done well, in the CHSL 2016 Tier-1 Exam, then you should be eagerly waiting for the announcement of results and Cut off for Descriptive Paper. It is expected that SSC CHSL 2016 Tier-1 Results, will be announced in March 2017 and CHSL Descriptive Paper is likely to be held in April, 2017. 

For those, whose CHSL Exam is not as per their expectation, they should prepare for Upcoming SSC CHSL 2017 Exam and other Exams conducted by SSC. Complete Details and Exam Dates, of Future SSC Exams are given in the SSC Exam Calendar 2017.

In this post, we will discuss the minimum marks or cut off marks, that you need to score in the CHSL 2016 Tier-1 Exam, so that you have an idea, whether you are going to appear in the Descriptive paper on not

Applicants must note, that, this is India's most competitive exam , as a whooping no. of 30 lakh aspirants appear for this exam, so knowing the CHSL Cut off marks of previous years, will help you in the long run.

Preparing for any entrance exam it is very important that that you have complete knowledge about the exam pattern and the cut off of the examination. You need to have an over view of the cut off to analyse that how much preparation you need to do.

Every year the cut off changes and it makes a difference in the selection of the candidates too. So take a step ahead and have an over view of the previous year exam. You will yourself see the difference in your preparation.

Now, we will share the Category wise Cut of CHSL Tier-1 Exam over the Last 5 years. This will help you analyse, how much marks you should score to be qualified for Descriptive Paper

CHSL 2015 Cut Off for Tier-1

For 2015 CHSL Exam, a record no. of 30,44,445 candidates have appear in the exam and out of which 60,975 were shortlisted for Descriptive Paper. ie Only 2% candidates passed the CHSL Tier-1 Exam.

This means, there is a cut throat competition in the CHSL Exam.

Here is the category wise cut off in the CHSL 2015 Tier-1 Exam

1) Un-Reserved: 119 marks
2) SC: 99 marks
3) ST: 99.50 marks
4) OBC: 110 marks
5) Ex-Serviceman: 45.50 marks

CHSL Cut Off of 2014 of different categories:

General: 120.25 marks
OBC (Other backward class): 107.5 marks
SC (Schedule Caste): 94.75 marks
ST (Schedule Tribe): 85.75 marks
Ex. Servicemen: 53

Cut Off of 2013 of different categories:

General: 122.5 marks
OBC (Other backward class): 111 marks
SC (Schedule Caste): 100.25 marks
ST (Schedule Tribe): 88.25 marks
Ex. Servicemen: 88 marks

Cut Off of 2012 of different categories:

General: 117 marks
OBC (Other backward class): 110 marks
SC (Schedule Caste): 97 marks
ST (Schedule Tribe): 90 marks
Ex. Servicemen: 88.75 marks

Cut Off of 2011 of different categories:

General:  107.5
OBC (Other backward class): 103
SC (Schedule Caste): 86
ST (Schedule Tribe): 69.25
Ex. Servicemen: 88.75

These were previous years cut off. Now let’s have a look at the factors that affect the cut off every year.

1) Number of posts in the CHSL Exam
2) Number of candidates participating in the exam
3) Difficulty Level of the Question Paper
4) Last year cut off trends (But not necessarily just for an idea)

What is expected cut off ?

If you have heard this term a number of times and are really confused what it means then let me help you. Expected cut off is the cut off that is assumed after the reviews of the candidates and the previous year’s cut off is examined. 

If you are lucky to have your exam in the later session then you can take some over view from the expected cut off which will help you to make a strategy for your actual exam. These results are released by the experts and are not official but they are meant to give you an overview.

Here is the Expected Cut off for SSC CHSL 2016 Exam

For 2016 CHSL Exam, 64 lakh candidates have applied, and it is expected that 35 lakh candidates may appear in the exam and this year, there are SSC had advertised  5134 posts for CHSL Exam. Based on these Applicant : Vacancy Ratio , here is the expected Cut off for SSC CHSL 2016 Tier-1 Exam

1) Un-reserved: 135 marks
2) SC: 110 marks
3) ST: 115 marks
4) OBC: 122 marks

Note: Remember, these Cut off marks are only expected and based on reviews from candidates who have appeared in the Paper. The Exact Cut off, will be known only after the announcement of CHSL 2016 Tier-1 Results.

When is the actual cut off revealed ?

The actual cut off is released after the notification of the selected candidates is launched. This is the cut off that will decide which candidate will be joining and which won’t. 

Here are some best strategies to stay ahead in the Cut off race

Quantitative Section: This section is most scoring section if prepared well on time and with perfect strategy. Quantitative section can be very scary for some students though but if you prepare it by giving special attention to high weightage topics. By giving special attention to the important topic you can easy score good in the exam and you will not have to struggle in clearing the cut off. Following are topics that have high weightage and will help you clear the exam.

• Data interpretation (5-10 marks)
• Simplification (5 marks)
• Algebra (6 marks)
• Statistical charts (5 marks)
• Mensuration (5 marks)

English Section: Normally this section’s difficulty level is from easy to moderate. But please keep in mind that if you won’t take this section seriously then it will be difficult for you to clear the exam. So it is recommended that you take this section seriously.

• Comprehension passage  (10 marks)
• Cloze test (5 marks)
• Spelling mistake test (5 marks)
• Improvement of sentences (4-5 marks)

Reasoning Section: This section is comparatively easy than other sections. You need to just prepare it with ease and properly. Start with the topics that have high weightage so that you can clear the exam easily.

• Sitting arrangement (10 marks)
• Analogy (9 marks)
• Relation (5 marks)
• Blood relation (5 marks)

General Knowledge Section: In this section you need study it on regular basis so that it is easy for you to memorize. Start with preparing from newspaper and watching news regularly will help you. Here are the excellent tips to Prepare General Awareness for SSC CHSL 2016 Exam.

You can also check our Previous posts on Analysis of SSC CHSL Tier-1 Exam held on 7th Jan, 2017

Follow these tricks properly they will surely help. Let us know if you have any query we will help you with it.

Updates ?

We will update this page when SSC will announce the Tier-1 Results. It is only after that you get to know the Exact Cut off for Descriptive Paper

If, you have any Queries, ask us in the comments below.

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