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SSC CGL Exam Pattern 2017-18

SSC CGLThe staff selection commission is all set to fill up the form regarding 2017 CGL exam on the national level for recruiting to Group ‘B’ (non-technical) and Group ‘C’ (non-gazetted) posts in the Central Government Ministries and its various departments. Every year thousands of vacancies are filled by SSC. This is great opportunity lies ahead for all the SSC aspirants.

SSC CGL

Note: –  SCGL ADMIT CARD 2017

CGL ONLINE APPLICATION FORM 2017

SSC CGL Eligibility – How can Apply?

Qualification: –  The qualification criteria can differ for various posts. But basic qualification required Bachelor’s Degree in relevant subjects from any university which is recognised by UGC. Final year graduation students can also apply for exam make sure they complete their graduation before 1st August.

Note: – Aspirant must have Indian Citizenship.

Age Limit: –  In this section, aspirant age limit varies according to posts as well as the cast categories by Indian government rule (describe in details under below chart). The standard age limit in among various posts is 18 years to 27 years old whereas age relaxation for reserved categories will be applicable as per SSC rules. There are few specific posts which allow to the candidate for maximum 32 years age limit.

Age Relaxation for SSC CGL Exam 2017

  • OBC → 3 years
  • PH → 10 years
  • PH + OBC → 13 years
  • PH + SC/ST → 15 years
  • Ex-servicemen (Gen) → 3 years
  • Ex-servicemen (SC/ST) → 6 years
  • Ex-servicemen (OBC) → 8 years

Age Limits for SSC CGL  Exam 2017

Group  Posts Name  Grade      Pay   General/Age  OBC/Age ST/SC/Age
B Assistant in other ministries 4200 18-30 18-33 18-35
B Inspector of Post 4200 18-30 18-33 18-35
B Divisional Accountant 4200 18-30 18-33 18-35
B Inspectors in Narcotics 4200 18-30 18-33 18-35
C Sub-inspector in NIA 4200 18-30 18-33 18-35
C Sub-inspector in CBI 4200 18-30 18-33 18-35
B Statistical
Investigator
4200 18-32 18-35 18-37
B Central Vigilance Commission (Assistant) 4600 18-30 18-33 18-35
B Assistant in MHA 4600 21-30 21-33 21-35
B Assistant in Railways 4600 18-30 18-33 18-35
B Assistant in MEA 4600 18-30 18-33 18-35
B Assistant in Defence 4600 18-30 18-33 18-35
B Assistant in other ministries 4600 18-30 18-33 18-35
B Income Tax Inspector 4600 18-30 18-33 18-35
B Inspector Central Excise 4600 18-30 18-33 18-35
B Preventive Officer 4600 18-30 18-33 18-35
B Examiner 4600 18-30 18-33 18-35
B CSS Assistant 4600 18-30 18-33 18-35
B AAO 4800 18-30 18-33 18-35

SSC CGL Exam Pattern 2017-18

Staff Selection Commission conducts exam once a year. An eligible aspirant can apply for an exam through the online application form on SSC official website. It is very important for you to have complete knowledge of exam pattern before an attempt. CGL exam basically consists four papers Tier 1, Tier 2, Tier3, based on 10th & 12th standard. Whereas each paper having the different type of syllabus, pattern and timing. Beginning two paper(Tier1 & Tier2) out of four in an online mode, other papers are known as Descriptive Test & Computer Proficiency Test.

Exam        Mode  Total Que  Total Marks Time Duration
Tier 1 Online(Obj)  100  200  60 min
Tier 2
Online(Obj)
Online(Obj)
100
200
200
200
120 min
120 min
Tier 3

Descriptive Test

   1 100 60 min
Tier 4 Computer Proficiency Test    –   –   –

SSC CGL Preliminary Examination or Tier 1: –

SSC CGL Tier 1 exam conduct in the month of June or August every year. It contains four section of 100 questions objective type. Where each question will carry 2 marks with a penalty of 0.5 marks for the wrong answer. You will get only 60 minutes to attempt 1oo questions marks of 200.

Subject No.of Questions Maximum Marks Time Durution
General Intelligence     25    50   60 minutes only
English Language       25    50
Quantitative Aptitude       25    50
General Awareness      25    50

Difficulty Level: – 10th standar

Time Duration: –  60 minutes

Exam Type: –         Objective(100 que)

Exam Mode: –       Online.

SSC CGL Main Examination or Tier2

This exam required deep preparation. It comes up in details syllabus or wide topics. The candidates who successfully cross tier 1 cut off they are eligible for appearing in tier 2. There are four papers each having different questions & marks criteria with a penalty for the wrong answer. Basically, it’s depended on the post for which you have applied.

Note: – That all are an Online objective mode exams. 

Exam  Subject  Total  Que Marks Penalty  Time Duration Difficulty Standard
Paper 1 Quantitative
Aptitude
100 200 0.50 120 min 10th standard
Paper 2 English Language 200 200 0.25 120 mins 10+2
Paper 3 Statistics 100 200 0.50 120 mins Graduation Level
Paper 4  

Finance & Accounting
Economics & Governance
40
60
80
120
0.50 120 mins Graduation Level

Tier 3 or Descriptive Test: –

For the first time, SSC has come up with a new pattern for this exam. The government replaced Interview/personality test by Written Descriptive Exam. You have to make an intelligent summary of a long passage. It must have a clear understanding of the passage. That’s aim to test your proficiency in writing an exam. The eligibility of the candidates to appear in tier 3 will be based on Tier 2 cut off. 

Exam type: – Descriptive.

Time Duration: – 60 Minutes.

Exam Mode: – Offline, Pen & Paper Based.

 

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