SSC CGL 2017

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SSC CGL 2017SSC CGL 2017: Staff Selection Commission (SSC) will release notification for SSC CGL recruitment exam in the last week of March 2017. The recruitment process of SSC CGL 2017 will be conducted for approximately 4000 vacancies in different categories of Group B and C posts in ministries/departments/organizations such as Central Vigilance Commission, Intelligence Bureau, Ministry of Railway, Ministry Of External Affairs, Controller General of Account, Central Secretariat Service, etc. The SSC Combined Graduate Level (SSC CGL 2017) exam will be conducted in four stages – Tier I, Tier II, Tier III & Tier IV. As per the officials, the Tier I exam of SSC CGL will be conducted in computer based mode from June 19 to July 2, 2017. Candidates qualifying the SSC CGL 2017 Tier I will be called for the Tier II exam scheduled to be conducted on September 5 to 8, 2017. Candidates on the basis of their performance in the Tier I & II will be shortlisted for Tier III & Tier IV. The Tier III of SSC CGL will be conducted on November 12, 2017 followed by Tier IV in December 2017. The marks obtained by the candidates in Tier I, Tier II & Tier III will be added together for preparing the final merit list. Candidates will be selected for various posts and departments on the basis of ranks and post preferences.

 

Candidates to be eligible for SSC CGL 2017 recruitment must be a graduate and minimum of 18 years of age. The application form of SSC CGL will be made available from March 11 to April 15, 2017. Candidates can check below for details of SSC CGL 2017 eligibility criteria, exam dates, application form, admit card, selection procedure, result, cutoff, exam pattern and syllabus.

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SSC CGL 2017 – Some important highlights

Some of the important highlights of SSC CGL 2017 exam has been given in the table below:

Serial No SSC CGL 2017 specifications Tier I Tier II Tier III Tier IV
1 Exam dates of SSC CGL 2017 June 19 to July 2, 2017 September 5 to 8, 2017 November 12, 2017 December 2017
2 Mode of exam Online Online Pen and Paper mode Online
3 Total Marks 200 800 100 Qualifying in nature
4 Total number of sections (i) General Intelligence & Reasoning (ii) General Awareness (iii) Quantitative Aptitude (iv) English Comprehension Paper I Quantitative AbilityPaper II English Language and ComprehensionPaper III (Statistics) for Junior Statistical InvestigatorPaper IV (Finance and Accounts and Economics and Governance) for post of Assistant Audit Officer (AAO) in C&AG Descriptive test Data Entry Speed Test (DEST) at 8,000 (eight thousand) Key Depression per hour on Computer.The Data Entry Speed Skill Test at 2000 (two thousand) key depressions for a duration of 15 (fifteen) minutes will be of qualifying natureThe Commission will hold Computer Proficiency Test (CPT), comprising of three modules- Word Processing, Spread Sheet and Generation of Slides
5 Nature of questions Class 10 level Paper-I would be of 10th Standard level Paper-II of 10+2 level and Paper-III & Paper-IV of graduation level Assess the writing skills  
6 Qualifying marks To be decided by SSC To be decided by SSC 33 % required to qualify the exam  

SSC CGL 2017 – Important dates of SSC CGL

Candidates can check below for application, exam, result and admit card dates of SSC CGL 2017 in the important dates table given below. 

SSC CGL 2017 events Important dates
Release of SSC CGL 2017 notification Last week of March 2017
Start date of SSC CGL 2017 application process Last week of March 2017
Last date of submitting the application form of SSC CGL To be notified later
Tier I exam of SSC CGL 2017 June 19 to July 2, 2017
Release of admit card for SSC CGL Tier I May 2017
Tier II exam of SSC CGL 2017 September 5 to 8, 2017
Release of admit card for SSC CGL Tier II August 2017
Tier III exam of SSC CGL November 12, 2017
Release of Admit Card for Tier III October 2017
Tier IV exam of SSC CGL 2017 December 2017
Declaration of Tier I result July/ August 2017
Declaration of Tier II result September/October 2017
Declaration of final result of SSC CGL March/April 2017

SSC CGL 2017 – Number of vacancies, Salary, Posts of SSC CGL

SSC is expected to announce approximately 4000 vacancies. Candidates can check below for the posts, ministries, grade pay, gross salary and in-hand salary. 

Group Posts Ministries/Department Grade Pay Gross Salary In Hand Salary
Group “B” Assistant AuditOfficer Indian Audit & Accounts Department under CAG 4,800 54,864 – 61,424 50,725 – 57,285
Group “B” Assistant SectionOfficer Central Secretariat Service 4,600 41,003 – 46,183 36,864 – 42,044
Group “B” Assistant Central Vigilance Commission 4,600 41,003 – 46,183 36,864 – 42,044
Group “B” Assistant Intelligence Bureau 4,600 41,003 – 46,183 36,864 – 42,044
Group “B” Assistant Ministry of Railway 4,600 41,003 – 46,183 36,864 – 42,044
Group “B” Assistant Ministry of External Affairs 4,600 41,003 – 46,183 36,864 – 42,044
Group “B” Assistant AFHQ 4,600 41,003 – 46,183 36,864 – 42,044
Group “B” Assistant Other Ministries/ Departments 4,600 41,003 – 46,183 36,864 – 42,044
Group “B” Inspector(Central Excise) CBEC 4,600 41,003 – 46,183 36,864 – 42,044
Group “B” Inspector(Preventive Officer) CBEC 4,600 41,003 – 46,183 36,864 – 42,044
Group “B” Inspector(Examiner) CBEC 4,600 41,003 – 46,183 36,864 – 42,044
Group “B” AssistantEnforcement Officer Directorate of Enforcement, Department of Revenue 4,600 41,003 – 46,183 36,864 – 42,044
Group “B” Assistant Other Ministries/ Departments 4,200 32,667 – 37,119 29,455 – 33,907
Group “B” Sub Inspector Central Bureau of Investigation 4,200 32,667 – 37,119 29,455 – 33,907
Group “B” Inspector of Posts Department of Post 4,200 32,667 – 37,119 29,455 – 33,907
Group “B” StatisticalInvestigator Gr.II Ministry of Statistics & Prog. Implementation. 4,200 32,667 – 37,119 29,455 – 33,907
Group “B” Inspector Central Bureau of Narcotics 4,600 41,003 – 46,183 36,864 – 42,044
Group “B” Sub Inspector National Investigation Agency (NIA) 4,200 32,667 – 37,119 29,455 – 33,907
Group “C” Inspector(Income Tax) CBDT 4,600 41,003 – 46,183 36,864 – 42,044
Group “C” Auditor Offices under CAG 2,800 27,766 – 31,790 25,123 – 29,147
Group “C” Auditor Offices under CGDA 2,800 27,766 – 31,790 25,123 – 29,147
Group “C” Auditor Offices under CGA
& others
2,800 27,766 – 31,790 25,123 – 29,147
Group “C” Accountant/ Junior Accountant Offices under CAG 2,800 27,766 – 31,790 25,123 – 29,147
Group “C” Accountant/ Junior Accountant Offices under CGA
& others
2,800 27,766 – 31,790 25,123 – 29,147
Group “C” Sr. Secretariat Assistant Central Govt. Offices/Ministries other than CSCS cadres. 2,400 24,446 – 28,180 22,121 – 25,855
Group “C” Tax Assistant CBDT 2,400 24,446 – 28,180 22,121 – 25,855
Group “C” Tax Assistant CBEC 2,400 24,446 – 28,180 22,121 – 25,855
Group “C” Compiler Registrar General of India 2,400 24,446 – 28,180 22,121 – 25,855
Group “C” Sub Inspector Central Bureau of Narcotics 2,400 24,446 – 28,180 22,121 – 25,855

SSC CGL Eligibility Criteria 2017

The SSC CGL eligibility criteria 2017 are the set of norms in terms of age, educational qualification, nationality which the candidates will have to fulfil in order to be eligible for the recruitment exam. The SSC CGL 2017 eligibility criteria has been fixed by the exam conducting body which is SSC for different posts. The eligibility criteria of SSC CGL 2017 has been provided below.

Age Limit: The age limit varies as per the posts. The age of the candidates will be calculated as on August 1, 2017. The maximum age limit for SSC CGL exam is 32 years and minimum age limit is 18 years for general category candidates. Relaxation in the age limit will be provided to the reserved category candidates as per government rule.
Educational qualification as on August 1, 2017

Assistant Audit Officer:

a) Essential Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree from a recognized University or Institute

b)Desirable Qualifications for the Post of Assistant Audit Officer: 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.

Statistical Investigator Grade–II: Bachelor’s Degree in any subject from a recognized University or Institute with at least 60% in Mathematics at 12th standard level or Bachelor’s Degree in any subject with Statistics as one of the subjects at degree level.

Compiler: Bachelor’s Degree from any recognized University with Economics or Statistics or Mathematics as compulsory or Elective subject.

All other Posts: Bachelor’s Degree from a recognized University or equivalent.

For posts of Assistant Section Officer (CSS), Computer Proficiency Test has also been prescribed as an essential qualification.

SSC CGL Application Form 2017

The application form of SSC CGL 2017 will be released in the last week of March 2017. Candidates are required to fill the application form of SSC CGL 2017 online. The application fee for SSC CGL 2017 is Rs 100 and women candidates and candidates belonging to Scheduled Caste, Scheduled Tribe, Physically Handicapped, and Ex-Servicemen are exempted from fee payment. Fee payment can be made through SBI challan/SBI net banking/credit or debit card. The SSC CGL Application Form 2017 will contain two parts – Part I registration and Part II registration. In Part I registration, the candidate will have to fill basic information and Part II registration requires filling of payment details, uploading of photograph and scanned signature. Candidates are advised to go through the instructions carefully before filling up the application form. No correction in the SSC CGL 2017 application form will be entertained after final submission. Candidates after successful registration should take a print out of the application form and e-receipt which should be retained for further reference.

SSC CGL Exam Centres 2017

The online exam of SSC CGL 2017 Tier I will be conducted across 121 exam centres. Candidates while filling up their application form should indicate their choice of exam centres. No change of exam centres will be allowed, hence, the candidates should select the centres carefully and indicate the same in the application form correctly. SSC reserves the right to allot and cancel SSC CGL exam centres 2017.

SSC CGL Admit Card 2017

The admit card of SSC CGL will be released in four phases – Tier I, Tier II, Tier III & Tier IV. The SSC CGL admit card 2017 will be made available online by the exam conducting body which is Staff Selection Commission (SSC). The SSC CGL 2017 admit card will be released region wise. The admit card of SSC CGL Tier I will be issued to all those candidates applying successfully for the exam. Separate admit card of SSC CGL 2017 will be issued to the candidates shortlisted for the Tier II, Tier III & Tier IV exam. Candidates can download their admit card through their name/roll number/registration number and date of birth. After downloading the SSC CGL hall ticket 2017, candidates should take a print out. They should carry the admit card of SSC CGL to the exam centre on the day of exam along with valid photo ID proof.

SSC CGL Exam Pattern 2017

The exam pattern of SSC CGL provides details related to paper pattern, number of sections, number of questions per sections, marking scheme, total marks, sectional weightage etc. SSC will conduct the SSC CGL 2017 exam in four tiers – Tier I, Tier II, Tier III & Tier IV. According to the SSC CGL paper pattern 2017, the Tier I & Tier II will be conducted in online mode while Tier III will be conducted in pen and paper mode. The Tier IV which is Data Entry Skill Test (DEST) /Computer Proficiency Test (CPT) will be held online. The structure of SSC CGL 2017 Tier I, Tier II, Tier III & Tier IV Exam Pattern has been provided below.

SSC CGL Tier I Exam Pattern 2017

Subjects Total number of questions Total marks Time marks Negative marks
General Awareness 25 50 75 minutes 0.50 for each wrong answer
General Intelligence & Reasoning 25 50
English Comprehension 25 50
Quantitative Aptitude 25 50
Total 100 200


SSC CGL Tier II Exam Pattern 2017

Subjects Total number of questions Total marks Negative marks
Paper -I Quantitative Ability 100 200 0.50
Paper- II English Language and Comprehension 200 200 0.25
Paper III (Statistics) (Post of Statistical Investigator) 100 200 0.50
Paper IV (Finance and Accounts and Economics and Governance) 100 200 0.50


SSC CGL Tier III Exam Pattern 2017: 
The Tier III exam of SSC CGL is a descriptive test. This paper has been introduced to assess the writing skills of the candidates which is necessary in Government jobs. The paper will carry 100 marks.

SSC CGL Tier IV Exam Pattern 2017: The SSC CGL Tier IV exam is Data Entry Skill Test (DEST) /Computer Proficiency Test (CPT). This test will be qualifying in nature.

SSC CGL Syllabus 2017

The SSC CGL syllabus 2017 details about the topics of each subjects – General Intelligence & Reasoning, General Awareness, Quantitative Aptitude, English Comprehension, Statistics and Finance and Accounts and Economics and Governance. The syllabus of SSC CGL will help the candidates in preparing well for the exam. The SSC CGL 2017 syllabus has been formulated by SSC for candidates to prepare thoroughly for the test. Candidates can click the above link for detailed syllabus of SSC CGL 2017.

SSC CGL 2017 Syllabus Nature of topics
Tier I Syllabus of SSC CGL Class 10 level
Tier II Syllabus of SSC CGL Paper-I will be of Class 10 level, Paper-II will be of Class 10+2 level and Paper-III & Paper-IV will be of graduation level
Tier III Syllabus of SSC CGL Essay / Passage of 250 words and Letter / Application Writing of approximately 150 words

SSC CGL Sample Papers 2017

The sample papers of SSC CGL allows the aspirants to get the better understanding of the actual question papers of the exam. The SSC CGL Sample Papers 2017 will help the candidates in improving their time-management and problem-solving skills. The sample papers will familiarize the candidates with the paper pattern, question pattern, difficulty level, distribution of marks, syllabus etc. Candidates can download here the sample papers of all the subjects – General Intelligence & Reasoning, General Awareness, Quantitative Aptitude, English Comprehension, Statistics and Finance and Accounts and Economics and Governance. Solving the sample papers of SSC CGL 2017, candidates can measure their level of preparation.

SSC CGL Answer Key 2017

The official answer key of SSC CGL 2017 Tier I will be released by SSC in July/August. However, the SSC CGL 2017 Answer Key of Tier II will be made available in September/October 2017. Candidates can download the SSC CGL 2017 answer key of online test by entering their roll number and password (DOB). The SSC CGL answer key of all set of test booklets will be provided to the candidates. Aspirants should download the answer key of SSC CGL test bookets provided to them during the exam. Candidates having any doubt with regard to the answers in the official answer key of SSC CGL can submit challenges online within the prescribed dates.

SSC CGL Result 2017

The result of SSC CGL will be announced in three phases – Tier I, Tier II and final. The SSC CGL 2017 result of Tier I will be declared in July/August 2017. Candidates securing the qualifying marks as set by SSC will be called for the Tier II . The SSC CGL Result 2017 of Tier II will be announced in September/October 2017. Candidates on the basis of their marks in Tier I and Tier II will be shortlisted for the Tier III and Tier IV. The final result of SSC CGL 2017 will be declared in March/April 2017 for selecting candidates to the Group B and C posts in ministries/departments/organizations. The final result will be prepared adding the marks of the Tier I, Tier II & Tier III. Allotment of candidates to the various posts will be strictly done on the basis of merit and their preferences.

SSC CGL Cutoff 2017

The SSC CGL cutoff score is decided by the exam conducting body, SSC to delimit candidates for further rounds of selection process. Only those candidates who will secure the SSC CGL 2017 cutoff score will be allowed in the subsequent rounds of the examination. There is no sectional cutoff in SSC CGL 2017 exam, candidates will have to secure the overall cutoff to qualify the exam. The SSC CGL Cutoff 2017 will be fixed as per different categories taking into consideration certain factors such as difficulty level, number of candidates appeared for the test, previous year cutoff scores, number of vacancies etc. Candidates who will secure the desired cutoff score of SSC CGL in the Tier I exam will be called for the Tier II. Candidates will have to secure SSC CGL 2017 cutoff score in Tier II to be eligible for appearing in Tier III and Tier IV. The final cutoff score of SSC CGL 2017 will be based on the marks in Tier I, II and III. The previous year cutoff score of SSC CGL has been provided below:

SSC CGL cutoff score of Tier I

Year General OBC SC ST Ex. S HH OH VH
2016 137 125.5 114 103 92 20 97 68
2015 102.25 89.5 80.25 74.25 67.75 20 69 51
2014 96.5 82 77 69.5 62 25 68.75 40
2013 102 85 77 69 25 25 67 61
2012 82 70 64 62 25 25 60 25
2011 86.75 70.25 63.5 63.25 60 50 50 50

SSC CGL cutoff score of Tier II for interview posts

Years General OBC SC ST Ex. S VH OH HH
2015 430.75 411 373 359 358 332 345 253
2014 426 398.8 365.5 350 361 359 340 231
2013 424.5 395.8 359.3 346 345 315.3 345 228
2012 349 319 284 282 308 261 274 191
2011 354.75 323.8 281.3 296 293 246 246 200

SSC CGL cutoff score of Tier II for non- interview posts

Years General OBC SC ST Ex. S VH OH HH
2015 410.25 387 345 327.5 255 259 323.5 211
2014 397.25 365 331.5 308.5 288 307 307 182
2013 401 368.5 334 314 226 300.3 305.8 202
2012 313 281.5 251 242 211 225 227 123
2011 315.25 283.8 247.3 251.8 180 150 208 150

SSC CGL Selection Procedure 2017

The SSC CGL 2017 selection procedure will comprise of four stages – Tier I, Tier II, Tier III & Tier IV. Candidates can check the details of SSC CGL selection procedure below:

Serial Number SSC CGL 2017 selection stages Parameters of selection
1 Tier I Securing qualifying marks as per category
2 Tier II Securing qualifying marks as per category
3 Tier III Performance in the Tier I and Tier II
4 Tier IV Qualifying in nature
5 Final selection Marks obtained in Tier I, II, III Ranks of the candidates in the merit list Preferences of posts exercised by the candidates while filling up the application form

Contact Details

  • Staff Selection Commission
  • Block No- 12, CGO Complex, Lodhi Road, Near JLN Stadium, New Delhi, Delhi 110091
  • Phone:011 2436 0120

Important Links: 
Age Calculation for CGLE 2017- Check Here 
SSC CGL Answer Key 2017- Check Here 
SSC CGL Exam Analysis 2017 – Check Here 
SSC CGL Question Papers 2017- Check Here 

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35 COMMENTS

  1. Sir/mam maine twelth science with Biology se kiya hai main B.A Kar raha hoon kya main CGL ki prepration kar sakta hoon please help me maine B.A main subject choose kiye hai political science,english,history

    • Hey preti… What have you done? You have apply again?actually I filled one post 2 times… So.. Should I apply again?

  2. sir, me b.sc final ke exam dugi is bar to kya me ye abhi cgl ke form apply kr skti hu
    plzzz reply me
    me bhar skti hu kya

  3. mam ,i am going now tybscIT last year so now i can apply for ssc cgl
    there problem they ask regritration part1 gradution % so what do?

  4. Mam i have by mistake applied my pref for assistance audit officer…and since i have done my tech education i wont be able to answer the finance part of tier2 what should i do….

  5. Respected Madam,
    I am a M.Sc Graduate in IT Department, May appIy for this exam and I want to know about what kind of Study Material i have to prepare .Kindly revert me back .

  6. I have mistakenly applied for statistical post and aao postIs it mandatory to attend for paper 3.If i wont attend for those Am I eligible for remaining posts or dis qualified for all posts

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