Last updated on March 10th, 2019 at 10:12 am
- Exam schedule for Combined graduation level 2019 examination has been published by SSC. SSC is likely to release the notification for SSC CGL 2019 very shortly.
- As per usual trend registration of application will commence in first week of May 2019.
- Please be tuned at edupadhai.com for latest up dates.
Calendar for examinations to be held in 2019-2020 has been published by the Staff Selection Commission. For Calendar log on:
SSC (State Selection Commission) is an important organization conducting government exams in India for the subordinate recruitments. SSC conducts a National level examination called CGL (Combined Graduate Level), every year, for recruitment of various non-gazetted posts in different Ministries/Departments/Organizations of the Government of India and their offices. Around 20 to 30 lakh people register for SSC CGL every year out of which around 10 to 15 lakh people take the exam. The SSC CGL 2019 notification shall be available from 31st October 2019.
List of Contents
- Important Dates.
- Date of Examination.
- Mode of Answering.
- Medium of Examination.
- Eligibility Criteria.
- How to Apply?
- Admit Card.
- Examination Pattern.
- Important Links.
SSC CGL 2019 Important Dates (Tentative)
The tentative schedule for SSC CGL examination to be held in 2019 has been tabulated below:
|Publication of Official Notification for SSC 2019||31st Oct 2019|
|Availability of SSC CGL 2019 Application Form||31st Oct 2019|
|CGL 2019 Registration closes||28th Nov 2019|
|Last date to Pay Online Application Fee||28th Nov 2019|
|Release of Online admit card for Tier-1||December 2019|
|SSC CGL 2019 (Tier I) Exam Date||To be announced later|
|SSC CGL 2019 Result (Tier-I)||To be announced later|
|Tier II Admit Card||To be announced later|
|SSC CGL (Tier II) 2019 Exam Date||To be announced later|
|SSC CGL Result (Tier II) 2019||To be announced later|
|Tier III Admit Card||To be announced later|
|SSC CGL 2019 (Tier III) Exam Date||To be announced later|
|SSC CGL (Tier IV) Exam Date||To be announced later|
SSC CGL 2019 Exam Date
As per the latest notice from SSC, the exam date for CGL 2019 (Tier I) exam shall be notified at a later stage.
For examination schedule log on calendar 2019-20 :
Mode of Answering
CGL 2019 Tier I and Tier II exam will be conducted in online mode as a Computer-Based Test while Tier 3 is a pen/paper mode Descriptive Test, and Tier 4 is a Skill-Based Test to check the Data Entry Speed/Computer Proficiency (wherever applicable).
Medium of Examination
SSC CGL 2019 will be conducted in Hindi, and English.
SSC CGL Eligibility Criteria
The eligibility criteria for CGL exam 2019 has been described below, clause by clause.
CGL 2019 Age Limit
Candidate’s age must fall in between 18 to 32 years (as on 1st August 2019) in order to apply for CGL exam. Further, age limits are also dictated by the post they apply for.
Age Relaxations are applicable as under:
|PH (GEN)||10 years|
|PH (SC/ST)||15 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.
A candidate must hold either of the following nationality to be eligible to apply for SSC CGL exam:
- an Indian citizen, or
- a subject of Nepal, or
- a Bhutanese subject, or
- a Tibetan refugee who came to India prior to 1st January 1962 with the intention of permanently settling in India, or
- a migrant of Indian origin from the East African Countries of Kenya, the United Republic of Tanzania (Formerly Tanganyika and Zanzibar), Uganda, Zambia, Malawi, Ethiopia, Zaire, or from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, and Vietnam who migrated with the intention of permanently settling in India.
Education Eligibility for SSC CGL
Post wise education qualification is tabulated below:
|Assistant Audit Officer||Bachelor’s Degree in any subject from a recognized University|
Desirable Qualifications: Company Secretary or Cost & Management Accountant or Chartered Accountant or master’s in Commerce or master’s in Business Studies or master’s in Business Economics or master’s in Business Administration (Finance).
|Junior Statistical Officer||bachelor’s degree from a recognized Institute/University in any subject, with Mathematics at 10 + 2 level cleared with at least 60% Marks|
bachelor’s degree in any discipline with Statistics as
one of the subjects in graduation.
|All Other Posts||Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline from a|
recognized University or equivalent
Note: Candidates currently in the final year or final semester of the above Qualifying Examinations can also apply.
Physical Fitness: Candidates applying for the posts of Inspector (Central Excise/ Examiner/Preventive Officer), Sub-Inspector in CBI (Central Bureau of Investigation) and Sub-Inspector in NIA (National Investigation Agency) must qualify certain Physical requirements.
How to Apply for SSC CGL 2019?
Candidates can only apply only through online application process for the combined graduation level exam.
The application portal shall start working from the 31st Oct 2019. The last date to apply for the exam shall be 28th Nov 2019.
Application fee for SSC CGL 2019 can be paid either by online transaction or offline mode using the e-challan.
The application fee for various categories is tabulated below:
|General/OBC (Male Candidates)||₹100|
Documents to be uploaded
Candidates must keep the following documents at hand while filling the SSC CGL 2019 application form:
- Scanned Passport sized photograph – between 30-50 kb – JPG format
- Scanned Signature – between 1-12 kb – JPG format
The broad steps for filling the SSC CGL 2019 application form are as below:
- Filling up all required details.
- Uploading the documents.
- Fee Payment.
- Printing the completed form.
Candidates who have registered successfully for the SSC CGL 2019 test will be allotted admit cards for Tier-1 examination one month before the actual date of examination.
Admit card for Tier-2 will be released after the results of Tier-1 is published. Candidates can access their admit cards online by providing their login credentials.
The pattern for SSC CGL 2019 examination has been described below for each tier.
- Duration: The exam duration will be one hour.
- Type of Questions: Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ)
- Total marks: 200
- Total Number of questions asked: 100
- Sections: 4
- Marking Scheme: 2 marks will be awarded for each correct answer. Negative marking of 0.5 will be applied for each wrong answer.
- Duration: The exam duration will be two hours.
- Type of Question: Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ)
- Total marks for each paper: 200
- Total Number of questions asked in each paper: 100
- Papers: 4
- Duration: The exam duration will be one hour.
- Type of Question: Descriptive Type Questions (Essay/Letter/Application/Precis)
- Total marks: 100
Test 1: Data Entry Speed Test- Compulsory for all posts except Compiler
Test 2: Computer Proficiency Test- For the post of Inspector (Preventive officer), Assistants of CSS, MEA (Assistant), Inspector (Central Excise), and Inspector (Examiner) [CBEC].
SSC will announce the result after completion of each tier test. At the end of each test based on the results, only the candidates who are selected will be allowed to attend the next test.
Candidates appearing in the examination can check the SSC CGL 2019 result after each tier test on the official website.
Application of link
|Official Website of conducting body||http://ssc.nic.in/|
|Login Page||(to be updated)|
|SSC Application Portal||(To be updated)|
|Official Brochure||(To be updated)|