Staff Selection Commission – Combined Graduate Level (SSC CGL 2018)

Staff Selection Commission – Combined Graduate Level (SSC CGL 2018)

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Currently, no information regarding SSC CGL 2018 has been published.

Introduction

CGL (Combined Graduate Level) is a recruitment examination conducted by the Staff Selection Commission (SSC) for subordinate staff employment. The SSC CGL examination involves a 3-tier procedure held for Group B recruitment. The exam scores are used by most of the central govt departments/ministries to recruit Group B staff. In 2017, nearly 30 lakhs registrations were received for SSC CGL 2017.

Suggested: Discover in detail about the SSC CHSL 2018 examination.

List of Contents

  1. Number of Vacancies.
  2. Language of Examination.
  3. Type of Examination.
  4. Date of Examination.
  5. Eligibility Criteria
  6. SSC CGL Syllabus
  7. SSC CGL Application
    1. Application Fees.
    2. Photograph and Signature size.
  8. Admit Card.
  9. Exam Pattern.
  10. SSC CGL Preparation Books.
  11. Results.
  12. Important Dates.
  13. Important Links.

SSC CGL 2018 Vacancies

The total number of vacancies was 3,805 for SSC CGL 2017. Candidates can check the list of available posts at edupadhai.com/ssc-cgl-2017.

Currently, no numbers can be put forward with regards to SSC CGL 2018 vacancies.

Language of Examination

The SSC CGL 2018 examination will be conducted in the following two languages:

  • English
  • Hindi.

Type of Examination

As mentioned in the introduction, SSC CGL 2018 exam will be a Four Tier Exam system. The mode of answering for each tier shall be as follows:

  • Tier I: Computer Based Online Exam.
  • Tier II: Computer Based Online Exam.
  • Tier III: Offline Mode.
  • Tier IV: Skill Test.

SSC CGL 2018 Exam Date

The various tiers of SSC CGL 2018 examination will be held in the following months:

  • Tier I: 2nd week of June 2018
  • Tier II: September
  • Tier III: November
  • Tier IV: December.

SSC CGL Syllabus

Read in detail about the SSC CGL syllabus at http://edupadhai.com/ssc-cgl-2018-syllabus/.

SSC CGL 2018 Eligibility

Nationality

Candidates of the following Nationalities can apply for SSC CGL 2018 exam:

  • Citizen of India.
  • Belongs to Bhutan or Nepal.
  • Tibetan Refugee who came to India before 1st January 1962, with the intention of permanently settling in India.
  • Immigrates from Countries like Pakistan, Sri-Lanka, Burma and East African Countries of Kenya, Uganda, Malawi, Zambia, Zaire, United Republic of Tanzania, Vietnam and Ethiopia with the intent of permanent settlement in India.

Educational Qualification

The SSC CGL 2018 scores will be used to recruit subordinate staff for various departments hence, additional qualification requirements are there for certain specific posts.

  • Assistant Audit Officer/Assistant Account Officer

Basic Qualifications: Candidate must hold a Bachelor’s degree from any recognized university or college in India.

Additional Qualifications: For the post of AAO, it is desirable of the candidate to possess any one of the following degrees:

  1. Chartered Accountant.
  2. Cost & Management Accountant.
  3. Company Secretary.
  4. Masters In Commerce.
  5. Masters in Business Studies.
  6. Masters in Business Administration (Finance).
  7. Masters in Business Economics.
  • Junior Statistical Officer: Applicants should possess a Bachelor’s degree from any recognized university with minimum 60% marks in Mathematics at 12th standard.

OR

The applicant is a graduate from any recognized university with statistics as one of his/her subjects during graduation.

  • For Every Other Post: Candidate possessing a Bachelor’s degree from any recognized university/institute in India are eligible for SSC CGL 2018.

Students pursuing Final Year of studies can apply for SSC CGL 2018, however, they must present Bachelor’s degree on or before 1st August 2018.

SSC CGL 2018 Age Limit

  • Age limits fall in between 18 to 32 years (as on 1st August 2018), depending upon the post applied for.
  • Age Relaxations are applicable as under:
Category Age Relaxation
SC/ST 5 years
OBC 3 years
PH (GEN) 10 years
PH (SC/ST) 15 years
PH(OBC) 13 years
Ex-Servicemen (GEN) 3 years
Ex-Servicemen (SC/ST) 8 years
Ex-Servicemen (OBC) 6 years

For the detailed description of age limits, read the information brochure carefully.

SSC CGL 2018 Application Form

  • SSC CGL 2018 application form will be available from the 1st week April 2018 on http://ssconline.nic.in/.
  • The filling and submission of the Application Forms is an online process completely.

SSC CGL 2018 Application fee

The application fee for SSC CGL 2018 exam shall be Rs. 100 only.

However, there is no application fee for Female/SC/ST/OBC /PH category candidates.

Application fee can be paid by either of the following methods:

  1. Computer generated Challan to be deposited in SBI.
  2. SBI Net Banking.
  3. Credit Card/Debit Card of any bank.

The last date of depositing the application fee through SBI Bank Challan is 19th June 2017 (5:00 PM IST).

SSC CGL 2018 Photo and Signature Size

  1. Scanned photograph – JPG Format – 30 Kb – 50 Kb.
  2. Scanned Signature – JPG format – 1 kb – 12 Kb.

SSC CGL Admit Card

  • Tier I: The SSC CGL 2018 Tier I Admit Cards will be available in the month of June 2018.
  • Tier II: SSC CGL 2018 Tier II Admit cards are expected by September 2018.
  • Tier II: Tier III admit cards are expected to be published online by November 2018.

Read about SSC CGL Admit Card in detail, follow http://edupadhai.com/ssc-cgl-admit-card-2018/.

SSC CGL 2018 Exam Pattern

The SSC CGL 2018 exam is a 4-Tier exam. The pattern of each tier is described below.

Tier-I

SSC CGL 2018 Tier I examination will be 1-hour long examination with a total of 200 marks. The whole question paper will be divided into 4 sections:

S.No. Section Name No. Of Questions Maximum Marks
1. General Intelligence & Reasoning 25 50
2. General Awareness 25 50
3. Quantitative Aptitude 25 50
4. English Comprehension 25 50
  • The Tier I of SSC CGL 2018 will be a computer-based test (CBT).
  • Negative Marking: 1/2 (0.50) marks will be deducted for each wrong answer.

Tier-II

Tier II of SSC CGL 2018 will also be a Computer-based test, similar to Tier I. The Exam is divided into 4 papers, where:

  • The paper I and Paper II are Compulsory for all posts.
  • Paper III is meant only for the post of Statistical Investigation.
  • Paper IV is meant for the post of Assistant Audit Officer.
Subjects Number of Questions Marks
Paper-I: Quantitative Ability 100 200
Paper-II: English Language and Comprehension 200 200

A deduction of ¼ marks is made in the case of Paper II for wrong answers, while it is ½ marks in case of Paper I.

Optional Papers
Subjects Number of Questions Marks
Paper III: Statistics 100 200
Paper IV: General Studies (Finance and Economics) 100 200

Tier-III

Candidates who successfully clear Tier I and Tier II of SSC CGL 2018 can appear for Tier III.

The tier III exam will be a 1-hour long descriptive test in Pen/paper mode wherein candidate will be asked to write an Essay or letter or Precise in English or Hindi.

Tier-IV (Only for the post of Tax Assistant)

The tier IV of SSC CGL 2018 will be a computer proficiency test wherein the candidates will be tested for typing speed.

The exam is also called Data Entry Skill Test (DEST).

SSC CGL Books

Our team has produced a list of recommended SSC CGL 2018 preparation books. Please visit the link http://edupadhai.com/ssc-cgl-books/ for details.

SSC CGL Results

SSC CGL 2018 Results of every tier will be published within 1 month of the exam date of the corresponding tier.

To know more about CGL 2018 Results, follow the link http://edupadhai.com/ssc-cgl-2018-results/.

SSC CGL 2018 Important Dates

Events Tentative Dates
Release of Official Notification March, 2018
Registration Begins April 2018
Last Date for Applying Mid of May 2018
Availability of Admit Card for Tier-I Last week of May 2018
SSC CGL 2018 Tier-I Exam 2nd week of June 2018
SSC CGL Tier-I Result Declaration July 2018
Availability of Admit Card for Tier-II August 2018
SSC CGL 2018 Tier-II Exam 2nd week of September 2018
SSC CGL Tier-II Result Declaration October 2018
Availability of Admit Card for Tier-III October 2018
SSC CGL Tier-III Exam 3rd week of November 2018
SSC CGL Tier-III Result Declaration December 2018
Tier-IV Exam December 2018
Use of Link Link
SSC Official Website http://ssc.nic.in/
SSC CGL application Portal http://ssconline.nic.in/
SSC CGL Tentative Vacancies Yet to be published.
SSC CGL brochure/Notice Yet to be published.

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