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SSC CGL – Everything About SSC CGL For Beginner & Expert Aspirants

SSC CGL Exam Updates

The Government wishes to enforce a work system for Gender-Balance to Encourage Female candidates. 

To occupy personnel for Group “B” Ministries or Organizations in the Government Sector Combined Graduate level examination would be held by the Staff Selection Commission.

Are you looking for the Latest CGL 2018-2019 Updates & Notifications ? Have you Missed CGL 2017-2018 Exam Notifications ? Don’t worry about it, Now SSC Notification will announce more CGL Recruitment exams & Vacancies than previous year, so the chances are great here for those candidates who missed it last year.

The Commission has notified that the Official CGL 2018 Notification is released on 05 May 2018.  According to the CGL Exam Schedule it’s Online Registration Process has started from 05 May, 2018. You can check out complete details of this notification below the page here. Great opportunity for students to get a Central Government Job this year.

SSC CGL – Everything About SSC CGL For Beginner & Expert Aspirants :-

Here on SSCNOTIFICATION.COM, A Aspirant of Government Examination who is fighting for India’s Top & Most Popular Exam like SSC CGL, Can Find out Everything From Bottom to Upper End of CGL. Just Read out the Below Mentioned Information for a Few Minutes and You don’t need to go anywhere for the SSC CGL Details. Check out Complete Details with minor important notes to know before fighting and preparing upcoming ssc cgl examination.

SSC CGL Exam Notification :-

CGL Exam Notification 2018 – Check out Latest CGL Notifications and there release dates like CGL Applications Form, Registration Dates, Admit Card, Answer Key, Cutoff Marks, Syllabus, Salary, Educations Qualifications & other important notifications from below table.

Latest SSC CGL Notifications 2018

Combined Graduate Level Exam 2018 Recruitment Notification Released SSC Notification of Latest SSC Exam Notifications

Also check out latest job Notification of 2018 from here  Latest Job Notification

SSC CGL Exam Date 2018 :- Important Notification Dates 

Here is the important exam dates of the Combined Graduate Level Exam 2018. All exam dates are released by the staff selection commission so they have right to change them at any time.

Keep visiting here for new updates in the CGL Exam Dates:

 CGL Notification 2018 Dates
SSC CGL Recruitment Notifications Released on 05 May 2018
SSC CGL Application Online Registration Start & End 05 May To 04 June 2018
SSC CGL Tier 1 Admit Card will be issued from Exam Postponed
SSC CGL Tier 1 Exam 2018  Exam Postponed
SSC CGL Tier 1 Answer Key 2018 Exam Postponed
SSC CGL Tier 1 Cutoff Marks 2018 Exam Postponed
 SSC CGL Tier 1 Result 2018 Exam Postponed


SSC CGL Exam Posts Name :-

Combined Graduate level exam will be conducted for the following vacancies :-

  • Assistants in Ministries/Departments,
  • Inspectors of Central Excise,
  • Customs & Income Tax,
  • Sub-Inspectors in Central Bureau of Narcotics & CBI,
  • Examiner in Customs,
  • Preventive Officers in Customs,
  • Assistant Enforcement Officer in Directorate of Enforcement,
  • Divisional Accountant,
  • Jr. Accountant,
  • Auditor & UDCs,
  • Tax Assistant in CBDT or CBEC and more posts.

SSC CGL Exam Total Tiers & Papers Description :-

Lets check out how many Papers – Tiers are present in Staff Selection commission’s Combined Graduate Level Examination. As CGL Exam is one of the top most competitive exam in India. Just because of Lakhs of Registration submitted each year for SSC CGL Exam so it can be said that CGL is one of the most popular and toughest exam in India.

CGL Exam Papers/Tiers With Questions, Marks and Time Duration :-

SSC CGL Tier 1 :- 

Here are the CGL Tier 1 which is also called Paper 1 is Given. This Tier 1 is an objective type of paper means all questions in Tier 1 will be Multiple Choice. CGL Candidates can also see the Number of Questions for each Tier with Time Duration in below mentioned tables.

 CGL Exam Papers Mode of Papers Total Questions Total Marks Total Time
 Tire 1 Online Paper 100 Questions Total 200 Marks Total 60 Minutes

SSC CGL Exam Tier 1 (Paper 1) Subjects :-

 CGL Exam Paper Subjects in The Tier 1 Subject Question  Subject Marks
 Tier 1 English 25 50
 Math (Q.A.) 25 50
 Reasoning 25 50
 Awareness (G.K.) 25 50

There are Four(4) Subjects in Tier 1. Each Subjects Paper will be of 25 Questions and For Each Subject Paper candidate has given 50 Marks. There is Total Time of Tier 1 is 60 Minutes.
Important Note :- If a Candidate is Visually Handicapped or Orthopedic Handicapped or Affected with Cerebral Palsy then He/She has 80 Minutes to Solve the Tier 1 Paper all Four Subjects.

SSC CGL Tier 2 :-

SSC CGL Tier 2 is also an Objective or Multiple choice question type paper. If candidate clears the Paper 1 then he/she will be eligible to attend the CGL Paper 2 (CGL Tier 2).

SSC CGL Tier 2 Exam Contains the Four (4) Papers. Means There are total 4 Papers held during complete Tier 2 Exam. There are 2 Papers Named Quantitative Ability (Paper 1) and English Comprehension (Paper 2) Compulsory for all the candidates. Other remaining Two Papers named Statistics (Paper 3) and Finance & Economics (Paper 4) are only for those candidates who are shortlisted for JSO (Junior Statistical Officer) and AAO(Assistant Audit Officer/Assistant Accounts Officer) Post in Tier 1 Paper.

SSC CGL Tier 2 Subjects, Marks & Questions :-

 CGL Exam Paper Subjects in The Tier 1 Subject Question  Subject Marks Time Duration 
 Tier 2 Paper 1 : Math (Q.A.) 100 200 120 Minutes
 Paper 2 : English 100 200 120 Minutes
 Paper 3 : Statistics 200 200 120 Minutes
 Paper 4 : Finance & Eco. 100 200 120 Minutes

Important Note 1 :- Candidates must note that The Paper 3 (Statistics) and Paper 4 (Finance & Economics) are only for the Post of JSO(Junior Statistical Officer) and AAO(Assistant Audit Officer/Assistant Accounts Officer) if a candidates is short listed for these papers in Tier 1.

Important Note 2 :- If a Candidate is Visually Handicapped or Orthopedic Handicapped or Affected with Cerebral Palsy then He/She has 160 Minutes for each paper instead of 120 Minutes to Solve the Tier 2 Papers.

SSC CGL Tier 3 :-

SSC CGL Tier 3 is a Pen & Paper Mode Examination that means The SSC CGL Tier 3 is a Descriptive Paper. Tier 3 is not Optional or Objective Paper like the Tier 1 and Tier 2 CGL Exam. This CGL Tier 3 Paper can be given in Hindi and English Medium. Total Marks for The SSC CGL Tier 3 Paper is 100 and Total time is 60 Minutes.

 CGL Exam Paper Subjects in The Tier 1 Subject Marks Time Duration 
 Tier 3 Descriptive (Written Exam) 100 60 Minutes

Important Note :- If a Candidate is Visually Handicapped or Orthopedic Handicapped or Affected with Cerebral Palsy then He/She has 80 Minutes to Solve the Tier 4.

SSC CGL Tier 4 :-

SSC CGL Tier 4 is a Data Entry Skill Test (DEST) and Computer Proficiency Test (CPT). Both the tests are done according to the priority of commission. Only selected post’s candidates are invited for the DEST and CPT. Not all the candidates are invited for CGL Tier 4.

Important Note :- Some times the CGL Tier 4 is also called a Document Verification and Interview For Selected Posts of CGL.

Mode of Selection For SSC CGL Examination :-

Candidates whose online Application are accurate and in order will be asked to face the Level I computer based Examination. Admit Cards for any stages of Examination will not be sent by Post. Rather they will be issued Online on the website of the concerned Regional /Sub-regional office of the commission under whose Jurisdiction the examination centres demanded by the candidates is located.

  • Those who have faced the computer based examination (Level I) shall be sorted, category-wise according to the marks scored, to appear in level II examination.
  • The Commission shall have the powers to fix (Minimum qualifying marks) separate cut-offs for each component of the examination (Post of JSO-Paper III; Assistant Audit officer and Assistant Accounts officer-Paper IV).
  • For the process of sorting candidates to appear in level III (Descriptive paper) the aggregate performance in Level I and II examination shall be considered.
  • Those who have crossed the Cut-off in Level III shall be sorted to face the Document Verification and skill tests namely computer proficiency Test (CPT) and Data Entry Skill Test(DEST).
  • A failure will not be chanced for the posts where CPT/DEST are required.
  • The candidates can either online or at the time of document verification request for a preference in post.
  • care has to be take when the preference is request. at this moment, it is treated final. (As in Chemistry, it is not reversible). Any chance of a change in preference at this stage is like Changing Curd into milk.
  • Un relaxed standards :– The eligible SC, ST, OBC, Exs, PwD candidates who are selected on their own merit (un relaxed) shall be separately occupied in the suitable reserved vacancies. They will be accommodated against the overall merit for their category whichever is advantageous.
  • Relaxed Standards :- Those who are under Relaxed Standards in age limit, experience or qualifications, number of chances 130 of consideration, irrespective of merit position(SC,ST, OBC, ExS, PwD) are set under reserved vacancies to the extent of their quantity or number to make up for the deficiency in the reserved quota.
  • A disabled selected on own merit can be appointed in an unreserved vacancy, if the disability is of relevant category.
  • Success in the examination does not conform the right to appointment unless the government is satisfied about the suitability of the candidate in all respects for the service or post.
  • Please Take care:- Those applying for the examination should be sure to fulfill the eligible, conditions for admission. the admission remains provisional at all stages. On Random Verification at any time or any stage if the eligible conditions are not fulfilled, the candidature will be cancelled.

How SSC CGL Exam Tie-Resolution Works :- 

By Chance the scores of the candidates in all the examinations (Level I + II + III) tie up, the situation becomes absurd and awkward. In such abnormal cases, merit would be calculated and decided through the following process.

a) The aggregate of the marks obtained in the examinations would be rechecked.

b) According to the date of birth, the older candidates would be preferred and Of course in Alphabetical Order.

Thus the Tie may be resolved.

Procedure for Final Selection in SSC CGL Exam :-

Prior to the declaration of the result of Level I, The confirmed number of Requirements or vacancies in the departments, offices or cadres in government are filtered according to which the selection is finalized.

SSC CGL Exam Eligibility Structure For Candidates :-

As all candidates apply for SSC Combined Graduate Level Examination Must note that all The Eligibility Criteria are Must be followed before applying for SSC CGL Examination. So here is explanation for each of eligibility criteria for SSC CGL Exam. Eligibility like Nationality, Education, Age Limit – Age Relaxation All are Mentioned below.

What are Nationality or Citizenship Eligibility Criteria For SSC CGL Exam :-

The Candidate must be :-

(a) A Citizen of India by birth.

(b) A Citizen of a neighboring country(Nepal, Bhutan, etc.) OR Any country which has affable relations with India, OR Indian born but settled elsewhere in the world, would be eligible with intentionally and permanently settling with citizenship in India.

In accordance to point “B” Provide a Certificate of Eligibility issued from the Government of India.

Relaxation Criteria For SSC CGL Exam :-

A candidate whose certificate of Eligibility is required necessarily, may be permitted in the examination, but the appointment will be given strictly on providing the necessary certificate of eligibility issued from the Government of India.

Age limit Structure & Criteria For SSC CGL Exam :-

The age limit to be requited on 1st August 2018: In this criteria the age of the candidates would be calculated in accordance with 1st August 2018.

For Posts For which age Limit is The Candidates must have been born not before
 20 years to 27 Years old 02-08-1991 and not after 01-08-1998
 18 years to 27 Years old 02-08-1991 and not after 01-08-2000
 20 years to 30 Years old 02-08-1988 and not after 01-08-1998
 Up to 30 Years old 02-08-1988 and not after 01-08-2000
 Up to 32 Years old 02-08-1986 and not after 01-08-2000

Important Note :- The date of birth mentioned in the certificate matriculation or secondary examination, strictly and only will be accepted, by the commission for determining and calculating the age. Any request for a change in the date of birth will not be considered at all.

Permissible Relaxation in Upper age limit For SSC CGL Exam :-

The Upper age has been categorized according to codes for relaxation. as on the date of reckoning (01-08-218).

Code For The Category Beyond upper age
 For SC/ST Code is 01 5 Years Relaxation
 For OBC Code is 02 3 Years Relaxation
 For PwD Code is 03 10 Years Relaxation
 For PwD and OBC Code is 04 13 Years Relaxation
 For PwD and SC/ST Code is 05 15 Years Relaxation
 For Ex-Servicemen Code is 06 3 Years Relaxation after deduction of the military service rendered from the actual age as on the closing date.
  For Central Government Civilian Employees (Not belonging to schedule Castes or Tribes)
(a) Code is 07 Who have served regular and continuously not less than 3 years as on the closing date for receipt of application.(b) Code is 08 While those who belong to Schedule Castes or Tribes

 (a) Are Relaxed for 5 Years in the Upper Age Limit



(b) Are Relaxed for 10 Years in the Upper Age Limit

 For Group “C” Posts

(a) Code is 09 Who have served regular and continuously not less than 3 years as on the closing date for receipt of application.

(b) Code is 10 While those who belong to Schedule Castes or Tribes

 (a) The Upper Age limit is Relaxed upto 40 Years.


(b) The Upper Age Limit is Relaxed upto 45 Years.

 For Group “C” Posts
 Code is 11 for The candidates who had ordinarily been living in the state of Jammu & Kashmir during the period From 1st January 1980 to 31st December 1989. Have been give a relaxation of 5 Years in the upper age limit.
 Code is 12 For Female candidates who are widows, divorced or judicially separated but are not remarried. and are not in Schedule Castes or Tribes. Are Relaxed with 35 Years in the upper age limit.
 Code is 13 for The Female candidates who are widows, divorced or judicially separated but are not remarried and belongs to SC/ST. Their Relaxation in the Upper Age limit is 40 Years.
 Code is 14 for Candidates who are Disabled During any kind of operation against a foreign country or a disturbed area are relaxed and not belongs to SC/ST 3 years relaxation.
 Code is 15 For Candidates who are Disabled During any kind of operation against a foreign country or a disturbed area are relaxed and are belongs to SC/ST 8 Years relaxation.
 Code is 16 For Service Clerks who do not belongs to SC/ST, are in the last year of their colour service in the Armed forces Are relaxed with 45 Years.
 Code is 16 For Service Clerks who belongs to SC/ST, are in the last year of their colour service in the Armed forces Are relaxed with 50 Years.

Essential Educational Qualification For SSC CGL Exam :-

For Assistant Audit/Accounts Officer CGL Post Education Qualification :-

As an Essential Qualification a  Bachelors Degree from a Recognized institute or university is required.

The candidate is required to be a Chartered Accountant OR Must Possess a masters Degree in, Cost and Management Account, commerce Business Administration, Finance or Economics.

Please note That

Direct Recruits in their probation period shall have to qualify the Subordinate Audit Service Examination. in their respective branches for confirmation and regular appointment.

Junior Statistical Officer (JSO) CGL Post Education Qualification :-

The Candidates should possess a Bachelor’s Degree in Any subject from a Recognized university or institute with a minimum of 60% in Mathematics at senor standard.


A Bachelor’s Degree in any Subject with Statistics Subject at Degree level.

Other miscellaneous Posts of CGL Education Qualification :-

A Bachelor’s Degree from a recognized university


If appearing in the final year of Graduation, may also apply but must possess Essential Qualification on or Before 01-08-2018.

Education qualification For Data Entry Skill Test or Computer Proficiency Test :-

The candidates who have qualified this test, should produce relevant certificates as Mark sheets for all three years of Graduation or Provisional or Certificate of Graduation in Original for a proof that the minimum educational qualification is acquired on or before 1st August 2018.

A Failure in the above process may lost the candidature cancelling by the commission.

If through documentary evidences the result of the qualifying examination is declared on or before the cut off date, that the candidates is declared passed, he/she may be considered to meet the educational qualification.

CGL Exam Posts Physical Fitness Criteria :-

For Post of Inspector (Central Excise Examiner/Preventive officer ), Inspector and Sub-Inspector in CBN:

For Males :-

 Height Chest Physical Test
 157.5 CM 81 CM (Fully Expended, Minimum Expansion 5 CM)

 Walking 1600 Mt in (5 min.)

Cycling 8 KM in 30 Min.

Important Note:- Height Relaxation in Males is 5 CM fro Garwalis, Assames, Gorkhas, Scheduled Tribes.

For Females :- 

Height Weight Physical Test
 152 CM 48 KG

Walking 1 Km in 20 Min.

Cycling 3 Km in 25 Min.

Important Note :- Relaxation For Females in Height by 2.5 CM, Weight by 2 Kg for Gorkhas, Garwalis, Assamese, ST.

Physical Fitness for the post of Sub-Inspector in (Central Bureau of Investigation and National Investigation Agency) Through CGL Exam :-

Height :- 

Height For Men : 165 CM

Height For Women : 150 CM

Relaxation For Hillmen and Tribal = 5 CM

Chest only Men 76 CM with Expansion.

Eye Sight :-

Eye Sight with or Without Glasses.

Distant 6/6 in one 6/9 the other Eye.

Near 0.6 in one 0.8 the other Eye.

Awareness :-

The Physical fitness test will be conducted by the concerned Department.

Fulfillment of Specified Physical Measurements = Eligibility for The respective Post.

Unfit in Fitness – No Request considered.

SSC CGL Exam Application Fee and Mode of Payment :-

A Fee of Rs. 100/- can be paid through SBI Challan/SBI Net Banking or using visa, master or debit card.

Exemption :-

Females and those belonging to scheduled castes or Tribes and Ex-Servicemen eligible for reservation are exempted from payment of fee.

Rejection :-

  • Applications received without the prescribed shall be rejected.
  • No Provision is there for any representation against such rejection.
  • Fee once paid remain Non Refundable and Non Adjustable in any circumstance.
  • SSC Candidates must ensure that their fee has been deposited with SSC.
  • If not received by SSC, The status of Application form would show Incomplete and can be verified at Check your Application status.   

SSC CGL Exam Document Verification Process :-

  • Candidates who have been qualified for Document Verification are necessarily required to put forward all the relevant document in Original for verification.
  • [Certificate of matriculation, caste, educational qualification, relaxation (if any)]
  • A Failure at Document Verification may lose any post in final Selection.
  • Options for posts shall be either on line or at the time of document verification.

SSC CGL Computer Based Examination General Instructions :-

  • Please Answer the Question in your own Handwriting.
  • Wherever necessary , weights and measures of metric system will be used.
  • Completely Prohibited inside the venue or Examination Premises = Mobile Phones, Calculators, electronic gadgets.
  • Under Mischief or wrong intention :- If a candidate is found possessing any mobile phone, wireless communication or related accessory in working or Switched off mode.  Permission shall be cancelled and penalized in accordance with the policy of the commission.
  • Uses of unfair and fraud means shall debarred from the examination in future and may be under criminal prosecution.

Details in Brief About SSC CGL Exam :-

SSC CGL Tier 1 & Tier 2 Exam is a computer base online exam. Candidates who would successfully qualify in this exam are eligible to appear in CGL Tier 3 which is descriptive paper in English/Hindi. After clearing CGL Tier 3 qualified candidates can go for the computer proficiency Test also know as skill test which is not necessary for all the qualified candidates.

Name Of The Recruitment :-
Combined Graduate Level (CGL) Recruitment Exam, it is also called CGL Vacancy, CGL Jobs, SSC CGL 2017 posts.

who Organize the CGL Recruitment Exam in India?
Staff Selection Commission organize CGL Exam including Tier 1, Tier 2 & Tier 3 Exams.(SSC is a government organization which conducts civil service examination in India)

How many post’s announced for this year?
According to the staff selection commission about 20 lac plus candidates will be appeared for 4733 vacancies in all over India.

How much you will earn through this job?
Check out more details about salary of the all CGL Post’s and vacancies here CGL Salary.

SSC CGL Tier 1 Exam will be held from :-
As Mentioned in Official Notification of Combined Graduate Level Examination that The SSC CGL Tier 1 Exam would be conducted from 25th July to 20th August 2018 but it was postponed. The Date of Tier 1 is still not confirmed by the Organization. It will be Updated soon here.

Check Out revised schedule SSC Calendar 2018.

SSC CGL Vacancy 2018 :- 

Combined Graduate Level Exam is most common & wanted Exam for Indian Graduate Students just because of the Posts that are highly ranked and well stable reputed job posts are there. Even salary perks are also high for all CGL Exam Vacancies. SSC CGL Exam Vacancy is not clarified by commission yet for the 2018 Year.

SSC CGL Salary Set For Various CGL Job Post’s :- 

We all know the privileges & Facilities provided by the CGL Jobs.Everyone want’s to know Gross Income & Salary of CGL Post’s.There are 30 type of Post’s under CGL Examinations & each post’s have different Salary. You can check complete details of SSC Salary from CGL Salary Chart below.

SSC CGL Salary

Check Out Important SSC CGL Links :-

SSC CGL Recruitment SSC CGL Exam Dates

SSC CGL Admit Card SSC CGL Answer Key

SSC CGL Cutoff Marks SSC CGL Result

SSC Salary
SSC Region wise CGL Exam Updates & Other Details :-
 SSC North Region SSC Central Region
 SSC North Eastern SSC Eastern Region
 SSC North Western SSC Western Region
 SSC MPR SSC Southern Region


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