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SSC CGL Notification : SSC has released the tentative advertisement/notification release dates for SSC CGL 2018. Aspirants can find the complete information here

SSC CGL Notification

SSC CGL conducted by Staff Selection Commission is one of the prominent public sector examinations of all times. Every year thousands of vacancies are filled by SSC exams for various government departments. Staff Selection Commission is a dominant government organization that provides recruitment to millions of students across India.

The Staff Selection Commission conducts Combined Graduate Level exam every year for recruitment of non technical Group B & Group C in various govt departments across India. The SSC CGL 2018 Exam is conducted to recruit for various services like,

  • Tax Assistant
  • Assistant Enforcement Officer
  • Compiler in Registrar General of India.
  • Accountant/ Junior Accountant
  • Divisional Accountant, Jr. Accountant, Auditor & UDCs
  • Auditor Offices under C&AG, CGDA, CGA & others

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SSC CGL Notification 2018:

Staff Selection Commission will release the SSC CGL Notification on their official website by the end of this month. SSC CGL  Tier 1 exam is expected to be conducted from June 25th to August 8th, 2018, Tier 2 exam from November 27th to 3oth as per the SSC Exam Calendar released officially.

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SSC CGL Notification 2018  Important Dates :

The Provisional schedule for SSC CGL Exam 2018 Exam is as follows. Please go through the important dates for SSC CGL Exam and make sure to complete the process in time.

Events Dates
Online registration process will commence from 21-April-2018
Last date to apply 25-May-2018
 SSC CGL tier -1 Exam Date 25.07.2018 to 20.08.2018 (CBE)
SSC CGL tier -1 admit card Download Date 15-20 days before exam
SSC CGL tier -1 Result Announcing Date To be announced later
SSC CGL tier -2 Exam Date 27.11.2018 to 30.11.2018
SSC CGL tier -2 admit card Download Date 15-20 days before exam
SSC CGL tier -2 result announcement Date To be announced later
SSC CGL tier -3 Examination Date To be announced later
Date of skill test/interview/computer skill test To be announced later

SSC CGL vacancies 2018: 

As per a recent announcement about SSC CGL, we have an amazing news for the CGL aspirants. SSC is going to recruit 2.2- 2.5 lakh candidates this year. Out of these vacancies, 75,000 number of vacancies (max) will be created in Excise, Income tax and Customs Department, etc. Still, we recommend all our students to wait for relevant official notifications and go through them in detail.Also check detailed  SSC CGL Syllabus.

SSC CGL Admit Card:

SSC CGL Admit cards are mandatory for the entry of candidates into the examination hall. The candidate who comes without admit cards will be entertained inside the exam hall. The SSC CGL 2018 admit card will contain all the necessary information a student bears.

SSC CGL Exam Pattern and Syllabus:

The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) on annual basis conducts the CGL (Combined Graduation Level Exam) in two phases i.e. Tier I and Tier II. But, this year onwards it is conducting the exam is three phases i.e. Tier III which is an independent descriptive test. So, we suggest all the aspirants to prepare well for the exam as per the exam pattern. When the candidates will be able to qualify in the Second CGL Tier-II Examination. Given below are the four sections asked in the exam:

  1. English Language
  2. General Intelligence and Reasoning
  3. General Awareness
  4. Quantitative Aptitude

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SSC CGL Exam Pattern: Tier- I and Tier II

SSC CGL Exam Pattern Tier –I

S. No. Subject Name Marks
1 General Intelligence Reasoning 50 Marks
2 General Awareness 50 Marks
3 Quantitative Aptitude 50 Marks
4 English Comprehension 50 Marks
                          Total 200 Marks

SSC CGL  Exam Pattern Tier –II

S. No. Subject Name Marks
1 General Intelligence Reasoning 200 Marks
2 General Awareness 200 Marks
3 Quantitative Aptitude 200 Marks
4 English Comprehension 200 Marks
                          Total 800 Marks

The time duration of the Tier II will be of 2:00 hours.

SSC CGL Syllabus and Pattern

The SSC CGL syllabus is one of the most versatile syllabus consisting of all important topics. The students need to cover all the important topics related to SSC CGL important topics. These topics will help you a lot while SSC CGL preparation.

SSC CGL Eligibility Criteria 

The SSC CGL Eligibility Criteria is as follows:

Education: Candidate must hold a graduation degree in any stream from a recognised university.

Age Limit – Previously, the candidate’s age was supposed to be in between the margin of 18 to 27 years old for this examination. From  onwards, the upper age limit has been raised to 30 years.

SSC CGL Selection Procedure 

The entire process of selection in SSC CGL comprises of four stages. The candidates need to perform well in all stages and they will be shortlisted by the basis of their performance in all three tiers. SSC CGL Examination will be conducted in four tiers as given:

  • Tier -I:  Online Written Examination (Multiple CBT Test)
  • Tier -II:  Online Written Examination (Multiple Choice- Computer Based Test)
  • Tier -III:  Descriptive Mode
  • Tier -IV:  Data Entry Skill Test/ Computer Proficiency Test and Document Verification

SSC CGL Salary :

The salary and associated perks are the major factor to drive hundreds of students to attempt this exam every year. The salary in case of SSC CGL ranges up to 51, 961.

SSC CGL Results : 

Staff Selection Commission (SSC) will release the results in different stages after completion of each Tier Exam. The candidates selected in the rounds progress to the next one. Candidates can check the result from the direct link to official SSC CGL website as and when the results are announced.

SSC CGL Cut Off : Check Previous Year Cut off marks

SSC CGL 2016 Cut Off: Tier 1

Category Gen OBC SC ST OH VH HH Ex-S Total
Cut off Marks 137 125.5 114 103 97 68 20 92
Candidates Available 46422 56192 24227 11352 2742 1411 2008 4965 149319

SSC CGL 2015 Cut Off: Tier 1

Category Gen OBC SC ST OH VH HH Ex-S Total
Cut off Marks 102.25 89.5 80.25 74.25 69 50 20 67.75
Candidates Available 41084 58137 23624 11087 2859 1412 2021 4648 144871

SSC CGL 2017 Tier 1 Cut off Marks

We hope that this article is helpful for your preparation.

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Share your thoughts/queries here!

  • Prakash Chandra

    From where it is known that Tier 2 SSC CGL 18 will comprises of 4 papers as you mentioned in this article.

    • Nikita Arora

      This is expected notification based on CGL 2017. Official SSC CGL 2018 notification will release in April.

  • subh singh

    what 2.2 lacks vacancies is too much? what is source of it? if its true then really a great opportunity for everyone.