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SSC CGL Exam

SSC comes under Department of Personnel and Training(DoPT), a body which is a part of Government of India. The primary job of DoPT is to recruit people for various departments, and  ministries at state as well as union level. For the same purpose SSC conducts CGL or Combined Graduate Level Exam. The main objective of this exam is to recruit people for Assistants, Inspector, Sub Inspector, Divisional, Auditor, Secretariat and Statistical posts.


Some of these posts are Assistant Enforcement Officer, Inspector of Posts, Divisional Accountant, Statistical Inspector, etc. Candidates who apply for these posts are given jobs under many departments and/or organisations under the government. These include CBDT, CBEC, Directorate of Enforcement, Department of Revenue, Central Bureau of Investigation, Offices under CAG, etc.

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21st June 2018

SSC CGL Tier 2 Final Answer Key 2018 Released

Staff Selection Commission has declared the result of Combined Graduate Level Examination 2017 (Tier-II) on 06.06.2018 which was uploaded on the website of the Commission on the same day. In order to ensure greater transparency in the examination system, and in the interest of the candidates, the Commission has uploaded the Final Answer Keys along with Question Paper(s) on the website of the Commission today

Click here to match your answers

18th June 2018

SSC CGL Tier 3 Admit Card 2017: Download Zone-Wise

The Staff Selection Commission has invited all the shortlisted candidates to download the call letter/ hall ticket for upcoming SSC Combined Graduate Level Examination (CGL) Tier-III. The next exam is merely a few days from now and the admit cards can be accessed from the official zone website. The descriptive paper will be held on
8th July 2018

Scroll down to download SSC CGL Tier 3 admit card zone wise for the upcoming examination.

 SSC Region  Zone-Wise Admit Card/ Call Letter
SSC NR (Northern Region)  Click here to download SSC CGL Admit Card
 SSC CR (Central Region)  Click here to download SSC CGL Admit Card
 SSC NER (North Eastern Region)  Click here to download SSC CGL Admit Card
 SSC ER (Eastern Region)  Click here to download SSC CGL Admit Card
 SSC WR (Western Region)  Click here to download SSC CGL Admit Card
 SSC SR (Southern Region)  Click here to download SSC CGL Admit Card
 SSC KKR (Karnataka Kerala Region)  Click here to download SSC CGL Admit Card
 SSC MPR (Madhya Pradesh Region)  Click here to download SSC CGL Admit Card
 SSC NWR (North Western Region)  Click here to download SSC CGL Admit Card

 

11th June 2018

SSC CGL Tier 2 Marks Out

Staff Selection Commission declared the result of Combined Graduate Level (Tier-II) Examination, 2017 on 08.06.2018. Recently, Staff Selection Commission has uploaded the marks of the candidates who appeared in Tier-II of CGL Examination, 2017. Candidates may check their marks from 11.06.2018 to 10.07.2018 by using his/her Registration No./Roll No. and Registered Password.

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9th June 2018

SSC CGL Tier 2 Result Declared

The Staff Selection Commission had conducted Computer Based Examination for Combined Graduate Level (Tier-II) Examination – 2017 from 17.02.2018 to 22.02.2018 and re-examination at certain venues on 09.03.2018. As per Notice of the Examination dated 16.05.2017, marks obtained by the candidates in Tier-I and Tier-II together are considered for deciding the eligibility of the candidates to appear in Tier-III. Below mentioned are the merit and cutoff list released by Staff Selection Commission:

  • COMBINED GRADUATE LEVEL EXAMINATION, 2017 (TIER‐2), LIST OF CANDIDATES QUALIFIED FOR APPEARING IN TIER‐3 FOR THE POSTS OF A.A.O. (LIST‐1): Click here 
  • COMBINED GRADUATE LEVEL EXAMINATION, 2017 (TIER‐2), LIST OF CANDIDATES QUALIFIED FOR APPEARING IN TIER‐3 FOR THE POST OF J.S.O. (LIST‐2): Click Here
  • COMBINED GRADUATE LEVEL EXAMINATION, 2017 (TIER‐2), LIST OF CANDIDATES QUALIFIED FOR APPEARING IN TIER‐3 FOR POSTS OTHER THAN A.A.O. & J.S.O. (LIST‐3): Click Here
  • Download SSC CGL Merit List 1: Click here
  • Download SSC CGL Merit List 2: Click Here
  • Download SSC CGL Merit List 3: Click Here

4th June 2018

SSC CGL 2018 Date Extended!

The last date to fill forms and make payment for SSC CGL 2018 has been extended up to 5th June 2018, 5 P.M. Click here to download notification.

28th May, 2018

SSC CGL Tier 1 All India Test: Attempt Now!

To analyze your performance and reduce chances of making mistakes in the actual paper. OnlineTyari will conduct this online All India Test on 1st June 2018. So, if you are someone who is appearing for SSC CGL Tier 1 2018, make sure you attempt this specialized Online All India Test. Click Here

12th May, 2018

SSC CGL 2017 Tier-3 will be held on 08th July 2018

  • The result of CGLE (Tier-II), 2017 is tentatively proposed to be declared on 08-06-2018.
  • The tentative date for the conduct of Combined Graduate Level (Tier-III) Examination, 2017 is 08-07-2018.

Note: The merit will be prepared on overall performance in Tier-I, Tier-II and Tier-III. However, the candidate will need to qualify all the tiers i.e. Tier-I, Tier-II and Tier-III separately. There will be no sectional cut-off. It is clarified that only those candidates who qualify in Tier-II of CGLE, 2017 will be called for appearing in Tier-III.

Read here Official notice....Click here!

5th May

SSC CGL Notification 2018

Staff Selection Commission has officially released SSC CGL (Combined Graduate Level) Recruitment Notification for this year 2018. Staff Selection Commission has officially released the SSC CGL Notification 2018. You can apply from 5th May to 4th June 2018. Click here for more updates.

Exam Marks of Tier-1 & Tier-2 to be normalised. Click to know more.

SSC CGL परीक्षा 2018 आवश्यक जानकारी के लिए यहाँ क्लिक करें Click here

1st May 2018

SSC CGL Tier 2 Result Date Announced

The Result of SSC CGL Tier 2 exam is tentatively proposed to be declared on 8th June 2018. The Combined Graduate Level Tier 3 examination would be scheduled after the declaration of Tier 2 result tentatively in the last week of June. Click here to download the PDF.

SSC Exam Result Dates Announced: The Staff Selection Commission has uploaded an important piece of information regarding various SSC exams' result dates. SSC has finalized some sets of upcoming dates to announce SSC Stenographer, CGL, CHSL, CPO, JE Exam results. Click here 

27th April

The Staff Selection Commission will conduct Combined Graduate Level (SSC CGL) Examination 2018 to fill several posts across the country. The exam notification which was scheduled to release on Saturday, April 21, 2018, will now be released on Saturday, May 5, 2018. Read here Official notice....Click here

Tentative Answer keys for Combined Graduate Level Examination(Tier-II), 2017 : Click here

The Commission had conducted Combined Graduate Level Examination (Tier II), 2017 from 17.02.2018 to 22.02.2018 and Re-exam on 09.03.2018 in the Computer Based Mode. The tentative Answer Keys for the said Examination have been uploaded on the website of the Commission. 

इस अधिसूचना को हिंदी में विस्तार से पढ़ने के लिए यहाँ क्लिक करें !

Exam Dates/Notifications

 Starting Date to Apply Online  5th May 2018
 Last Date to Apply Online  5th June 2018
 Date of Examination for SSC CGL Tier-I 25th July-20th August 2018
 Date of Examination for SSC CGL Tier-II  27th to 30th November 2018
 Date of Examination for SSC CGL Tier-III  To be notified later
 Date of Examination for SSC CGL Tier-IV To be notified later

Study Plan

Students planning to crack SSC CGL exam in first attempt or a recurring would find it a little easier with an adequate study plan. Adequately, if you are planning to clear SSC CGL Tier-1 Exam, the following guidelines should be followed:

  • Practice Case-lets or Sets
  • Practice Reasoning & General Intelligence Topics
  • Attempt Questions Topic Wise
  • Attempt Model Test Papers

Students who have cleared the SSC CGL Tier-1 exam and planning to clear SSC CGL Tier-2 exam should also follow a set pattern of guidelines, such as:

  • Learn about test pattern and syllabus from previous year papers
  • Attempt previous year papers and note down your results.
  • Create your own sectional analysis

Best Strategy to Attempt SSC CGL Tier 1 2018

Practice with SSC CGL Test Series:

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Check out our subject wise preparation plan:

General Awareness: Topics You Shouldn’t Miss Out

Quantitative Aptitude: Topic You Shouldn’t Miss Out

SSC CGL Reasoning Ability, Topics You Shouldn’t Miss Out

SSC CGL English Language, Topics You Shouldn’t Miss out

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Application Process

 According to SSC, here are a few updates on the application for SSC CGL exam:

  • Applications for SSC CGL exam will be available between 5th May to 4th 2018 only(This is a tentative date for the examination. As of now, no official date has been released for SSC CGL exam).
  • The application fee for all candidates excluding SC, ST, Physically handicapped and Ex-servicemen would be INR 100.
  • The application fee can be paid only by SBI in the form of challan or through SBI Netbanking or any other bank debit/credit card. The challan form for the same would be generated online. 
  • All aspiring candidates can also pay the challan/application fee offline. To pay challan offline, candidates can firstly take a printout of challan generated after successful completion of Part-1 registration. Thereafter, the candidate can submit the fee of the challan at any SBI branch and continue his/her Part-2 registration process.
  • Candidates who wish to pay through online mode can do so by proceeding to Part-2 of registration process after completion of Part-1 of registration. It should be noted that candidates can only proceed to Part-2 of registration if they have filled fields like Registration number and D.O.B.

Click here to apply online

SSC CGL परीक्षा 2018 : ऑफिशियल नोटिफिकेशन जारी, अभी करें आवेदन !

नॉर्मलाइजेशन प्रक्रिया : परीक्षा अंकों को नॉर्मलाइजेशन कैसे किया जाता है ?

The Staff Selection Commission has received an overwhelming response in the form of application submissions for upcoming SSC CGL 2018. A lot of interested candidates have already submitted their SSC Combined Graduate Level application form to ssconline.nic.in. But there are still a lot of candidates confused on how to fill post preference in SSC CGL application form. Let us assist you on how to fill the post preferences for SSC CGL 2018 if you are a male candidate or Female candidate

How to Fill Post Preferences in SSC CGL 2018 (Male Candidates)

How to Fill Post Preferences in SSC CGL 2018 (Female Candidates)

Vacancies

SSC has announced 5000+ job vacancies across PAN India on its panel. However, total number of post wise vacancies opened through SSC CGL 2018-19 exam are yet to be announced.

Selection Process

The Selection Procedure of SSC CGL exam will include four stages, namely:

  • Tier 1: Computer Based Examination

During this primary stage of SSC CGL exam, candidates would be required to attempt objective types of questions worth 200 total marks. The examination would be a computer based test. 

  • Tier 2: Computer Based Examination 

This is the second phase of SSC CGL exam. Candidates who qualify the Tier-1 exam would be able to attempt Tier-2 exam. The paper would include objective type of questions worth a total sum of 200 marks. 

  • Tier 3: Pen and Paper Mode

The third phase of SSC CGL exam would involve writing answers physically, i.e., by the use of pen and paper. The questions within this exam would be worth 100 marks. It should be noted that only candidates who have cleared Tier-2 exam would be able to attempt Tier-3 of SSC CGL exam. 

  • Tier-4: Skill Test or Computer Proficiency Test(wherever applicable)/ Document Verification

The last phase of SSC CGL exam would include either a skill test or a computer proficiency test, if there is requirement pertaining for the same. In other cases, candidates would generally have to proceed with the process of document verification only.

Eligibility Criteria

The basic eligibility criteria for applying to any post listed under the SSC CGL exam are following:

Nationality: Candidate should be a citizen of India. Candidates must have documents supporting their nationality.

Age Limit: The minimum age limit listed for posts within SSC CGL exam is 18 years and maximum is 27 years. However, the upper age limit for posts available through SSC CGL exam can vary if a candidate is female, ex-servicemen, physically disabled, etc. 

Qualifications: The degrees of post are defined under the educational qualification. Candidates should only apply if they hold the prescribed degree listed within the educational qualification. 

Age Limit

The basic criteria of age limits for applying to most posts through SSC CGL exam is between 18 to 30 years. Also, the minimum age limit(leaving out a few exceptions) of posts through SSC CGL exam remains 18 years, the upper age limit might differ.

For example, upper age limit for Assistants, Auditors and Inspectors goes up to 27 year, the bar goes up to 32 years for Sub inspector, Statistical Inspector, Assistant Audit Officers, etc. Another exception to this is the upper age limit of Sub-inspector of Central Bureau of Narcotics with a maximum age of 25 years.

Also, the minimum age limit for posts like Assistant Sector Officer for CSS, Assistant in Intelligence Bureau, Sub-inspector for CBI, and others is 20-21 years. Click here for more updates

Educational Qualification

The qualification of candidates applying for certain posts might differ with certain criterias. Here is a list of criterias under various posts:

1. Assistant Audit Officer

a) A candidate applying for this post must hold a Bachelor's degree from recognized University or institute.

b) Students applying for Assistant Audit Officer post must also hold degrees in either of the following:
Chartered Accountant or
Cost & Management Accountant or
Company Secretary or
Masters in Commerce or
Masters in Business Studies or
Masters in Business Administration (Finance) or
Masters in Business Economics.

2. Statistical Investigator Grade-II

Candidates applying for the post of Statistical Investigator Grade-II must have

a) A Bachelor's degree from a recognized University or Institute with minimum 60% in Mathematics(12th standard level) or

Bachelor’s degree in any subject with Statistics as one of the subjects at a degree level.

3. Compiler

Bachelor’s degree from any recognised University with either Economics/ Statistics/ Mathematics as compulsory or elective subjects.

4. All Other Posts

Candidates who are planning to apply for all other posts listed under the SSC CGL exam must hold a Bachelor’s degree from recognized University or equivalent.

Click here for more updates

Syllabus

The SSC CGL exam is divided into four phases, namely, Tier-1, Tier-2, Tier-3 and Tier-4. All four phases are described under the Exam Pattern.

Exam Pattern

SSC CGL Exam Pattern & Structure 2017: Staff Selection Commission will hold the Combined Graduate Level Examination, 2016 (Tier-I) from 1st August to 20th August 2017 for filling up different categories of posts in various Ministries/Departments/ Organisations. For thorough and systematic preparation, you need to have complete information about the SSC CGL exam pattern. In this article, we will give information regarding SSC CGL Exam Pattern 2017 for the upcoming examination.  

SSC CGL Exam Pattern & Structure 2018: Check Here

The Examination will be conducted in four tiers as indicated below:

  • Tier -I -- Computer Based Examination
  • Tier -II -- Computer Based Examination
  • Tier -III -- Pen and Paper Mode (Descriptive paper)
  • Tier-IV -- Computer Proficiency Test/ Skill Test (wherever applicable)/Document Verification

SSC CGL 2018: Tier 1 Exam Pattern

SSC CGL Tier 1 is Common for all posts. Those candidates qualify SSC CGL 2017 Tier 1 will be eligible for SSC CGL 2017 Tier 2. [su_table]

Subject No. of Questions Maximum Marks
Reasoning 25 50
General Awareness 25 50
Quantitative Aptitude 25 50
English Comprehension 25 50

SSC CGL 2018: Tier 2 Exam Pattern

Papers Subject No. of Questions Maximum Marks
Paper -I Quantitative Aptitude 100 200
Paper -II English Comprehension 200 200
Paper - III Statistics 100 200
Paper - IV General Studies (Economic & Finance) 100 200

Note: There will be negative marking of 0.50 for each wrong answer in Tier-I. In respect of Tier-II, the negative marking system of 0.25 for each wrong answer in paper II (English Language & Comprehension) of Tier-II and 0.50 for each wrong answer in Paper-I, Paper III and Paper IV of Tier II.

SSC CGL 2018: Tier 3 Exam Pattern

As we all know, SSC CGL Tier 3 comprises of Descriptive Paper. The Descriptive Paper is basically designed to check the candidate’s writing skills, which is a must for Government Jobs.

  • The descriptive paper is to be held through Pen Paper mode.
  • SSC CGL Tier 3 exam is Bilingual i.e You can choose to write the Paper either in Hindi or in English.
  • This paper comprises of Essay/ Passage Writing of 250 words and application/Letter writing of 15 words.
  • The Total weightage of descriptive Paper is 100 marks having 1 hour duration
  • The minimum Qualifying marks in this paper is 33%.
The merit will be prepared on overall performance in Tier-I, Tier-IIand Tier-III. However, the candidate will need to qualify all the tiers i.e Tier-I, Tier-II and Tier-III separately. There will be no sectional cut-off.

SSC CGL 2018 : Tier 4 Exam Pattern

Computer Proficiency Test/ Skill Test (wherever applicable)/ Document Verification will also be conducted as per the provisions of the notice of examination.

 

Job Profile

Jobs available after appearing for SSC CGL exam are divided into four broad groups, namely Group A, Group B, Group C and Group D. 

Group A:

  • Assistant Audit Officer
  • Assistant  Account Officer

Group B:

  • Assistant Section Officer(CSS/IB/RailwayMEA/AFHQ)
  • Inspectors(CBDT/Central Excise/Preventive Officer)
  • Sub Inspector
  • Divisional Accountant

Group C:

  • Junior Statistical Officer

Group D:

  • Auditor
  • Accountant/Jr.Accountant
  • Senior Secretariat Assistant
  • Tax Assistant
  • Central Bureau of Narcotics

Result

The result of SSC CGL Tier-1 exam has been already declared in October 2017. The upcoming date for SSC CGL Tier-1 2018 exam has yet to be released. Thereafter, once the result date is released, candidates would be able to check their results by using their name and roll number.

Cutoff

The cut-off for SSC CGL 2017 Tier-1 for UR category was between 127 to 132 marks; OBC was 117 to 122 marks; SC was 104 to 109 marks and ST was 93 to 98 marks. Therefore, students can make an estimate on the expected cut-offs for upcoming SSC CGL examination. 

FAQs

What should be your focus areas while preparing for the exam ?

Key focus areas while preparing for SSC CGL exam should be to score high marks under two or three sections of the exam. At the same time, candidates should avoid answering questions wherein they have doubts. 

What was the difficulty level of SSC CGL 2017 Tier-1 exam ?

The difficulty level for clearing SSC CGL Tier-1 2017 was between easy to challenging, depending on each section. Click here to know more about level of difficulty for SSC CGL Tier-1 exam.

What would be the level of difficulty for upcoming SSC CGL exam ?

Candidates appearing for upcoming SSC CGL exam must know that the level of the exam has been between easy to challenging. Therefore, they must prepare themselves with a range of moderate to challenging papers for the upcoming SSC CGL exam.

Are there any mock test or patterns that can be followed to clear SSC CGL exams in first attempt ?

The number of candidates appearing for any SSC exam are quite larger than the number of total vacancies available through the exams. Therefore, there is high competition for any SSC exam. Mock test like All India Tests are conducted by Online Tyari to help with their exam preparation. Apart from the AIT’s there are also a number of free or paid tests students can give by clicking here.

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