SSC CGL 2018-2019: Admit Card, Syllabus and Preparation
SSC CGL 2018 & 2019 is your opportunity to grab a highly dignified job in various ministries, departments & govt. organizations of India. Exam Dates for SSC CGL 2018 and Notification date for SSC CGL 2019 is released now. Check SSC CGL vacancy, application process, SSC CGL Exam pattern, Exam Date and Selection Process.
SSC CGL Exam dates for 2018 have now been officially announced by the Staff Selection Commission (SSC). SSC CGL 2018 will be conducted in June 2019. It was postponed until a year later because of the paper leak case for SSC CGL 2017. SSC CGL (Staff Selection Commission Combined Graduate Level) Exam is scheduled to recruit candidates to various posts in ministries, departments and organizations in the Government of India.
The commission has announced the new SSC CGL Exam Datestiers for all the on the official website.
Candidates who wish to apply for SSC CGL 2019 can apply for the exam from October 31, 2019.
SSC CGL 2018 Tier I will be conducted in online mode from June 04, 2019 to June 19, 2019.
The commission will be releasing SSC CGL Admit Card 2018 from the third week of May 2019.
SSC CGL 2018-2019 Exam Highlights
SSC CGL Recruitment is done in 4 phases: Preliminary Exam (Tier I), Main Exam (Tier II), Descriptive Test (Tier III) and Skill Test/ Proficiency Test/ Document Verification (Tier IV). Here is a table to highlight the important information about SSC CGL 2018-2019:
Candidates with a Bachelor's degree in any relevant discipline can apply for SSC CGL. Final year students can also apply for SSC CGL, however, it is a mandate to possess a provisional degree.
SSC CGL Application Form 2018-2019: How to Apply
Candidates are required to apply through an online mode for SSC CGL. The process involves Registration, Filling the form, Uploading the required documents and payment of application fee for SSC CGL. The application form for SSC CGL 2019 will be available on the official website from October 31, 2019. Given below are the steps to fill the application for SSC CGL 2018-2019:
Choose the Part I Registration link for CGL on the official website of SSC.
Fill in the personal details asked and enter the captcha to complete the registration part I.
Post Registration, you receive registration number and password (date of birth)
Login again to complete the application process. Registration Part II window opens up.
Enter name of center, exam center code, complete postal address, departmental status, preference of post, educational qualification and work experience.
Pay the application fee (INR 100) either in online mode (Credit/Debit or SBI Net Banking) or offline mode (SBI Challan)
Application Fee for SSC CGL
Male Candidates belonging to General category has to pay INR 100 to apply for SSC CGL. Female candidates and all reserved category candidates (SC/ST/OBC) are not required to pay any fee for the exam.
SSC CGL Admit Card 2018-2019
SSC releases the region-wise admit card on the official website 10-15 days before the exam. The admit card for different tier will be released separately. SSC CGL Admit Card 2018 is expected to be released in the third week of May 2019. Candidates need to follow the steps given below to download SSC CGL Admit Card:
Visit the regional website of the selected location and click on the link provided to download the admit card
Enter registration ID/ Roll No./ Name along with password/ date of birth
Click on "Search Status" to download the admit card.
Print multiple copies after checking all the details on the SSC CGL Admit Card.
Errors in SSC CGL Admit Card 2018-2019
In case of errors or non-receipt of SSC CGL Admit Card, contact concerned Regional/ Sub-regional office. Proof of application or printed copy of SSC CGL application form must be submitted along with the request.
SSC CGL Exam Center List 2018-2019
SSC CGL 2018-2019 will be conducted in 120 cities across India. Exam centers for SSC CGL are segregated into 9 main regions of the country.
Enter the choice of exam center cities in the form in the order of preference.
The final allotment of SSC CGL Exam Center is reserved by the Committee.
Any changes related to the exam centers will be notified at the Regional/Sub-regional Offices.
The allotted exam center is mentioned on the SSC CGL Admit card.
SSC CGL is conducted in four different stages: Tier 1, Tier 2, Tier 3 and Tier 4. The language of the question paper is both English and Hindi. Given below is the detailed SSC CGL Exam Pattern for All Tiers:
SSC CGL Exam Pattern for Tier 1
Tier 1 is conducted in online mode holding a weightage of 200 marks. The duration of the exam is 60 minutes (80 minutes for PwD)
Tier 1 has 4 sections (General Intelligence & Reasoning, General Awareness, Quantitative Aptitude and English Comprehension) each having 25 questions.
Each question holds a weightage of 2 marks while negative marking of 0.5 marks is done for every incorrect answer.
SSC CGL Tier 1 (Computer-based Test)
Number of Questions
200 marks (+2 marks for correct answer)
SSC CGL Exam Pattern for Tier 2
Any candidate can appear for Tier II only after they qualify Tier I
Tier II is also conducted in online mode with 500 questions. The duration of the exam is 120 minutes (160 minutes for PwD)
Tier II has 4 sections namely Quantitative Abilities, English Language & Comprehension, Statistics and General Studies having 100, 200, 100 and 100 questions respectively.
Each correct answer is awarded 2 marks while the incorrect answer is marked negatively. For every incorrect answer, -1/2 mark is deducted.
Exam Name; Mode
SSC CGL Tier 2; Online
Number of Questions
Quantitative Abilities, English, Statistics and General Studies
SSC CGL Exam Pattern for Tier 3
SSC CGL Tier 3 is conducted in offline mode (pen and paper mode).
It is a descriptive paper in English or Hindi.
The exam involves writing of essay or precis writing/ letter or application
This exam holds a weightage of 100 marks.
The duration of the exam is 60 minutes (80 minutes for PwD)
SSC CGL Exam Pattern for Tier 4
Tier 4 is either a Computer Proficiency Test (CPT), DEST or Document Verification.
For Assistant Section Officer in CSS and MEA Post, Tier 4 is a computer proficiency test.
For Tax Assistant Post, Tier 4 is a data entry skill test.
SSC CGL Syllabus 2018-2019
SSC CGL Syllabus varies for all the Tiers since they have different subjects. For the common subjects, the syllabus topics are similar.
SSC CGL Syllabus for Tier 1
The topics or sections asked in Tier 1 are as follows:
Quantitative Aptitude: Trigonometry, Profit and loss, Algebra and Geometry
Reasoning Ability: Syllogism, Analogy, Classification/ Odd one out and Figure Problems
English Comprehension: Synonym/Antonym, One-word Substitution, Spotting errors
General Awareness: General Science, Constitution, History and Geography
SSC CGL Syllabus for Tier 2
Given below are the important topics asked in SSC CGL Tier 2:
Quant- Focus more on Algebra, Geometry, Mensuration and Trigonometry.
Statistics: Focus on probability, variance analysis, measure of central tendency and sampling theory
General Studies: Finance and accounts, Economics and Governance
SSC CGL Syllabus for Tier 3
This exam is majorly for the candidates who are interested or have applied for the post of Statistical Investigator Grade II and Compiler.
SSC CGL Syllabus for Tier 4
Given below is the syllabus for Tier 4 exam in SSC CGL:
DEST (Data Entry Speed Test):For the post of Tax Assistant (Central Excise and Income Tax), DEST Exam through SSC CGL 2018 exam is conducted to check the typing speed of the candidate. The candidates are given an article in English which they have to type on Computer. A candidate is required to type 2000 words in 15 minutes.
CPT (Computer Proficiency Test): Word Processing, Spread Sheets and Generation of slides are the three modules that are important for this exam and the commission demands a candidate to be proficient in it for the post of CSS, MEA, Inspector (Central Excise), Inspector (Preventive Officer), Inspector (Examiner).
SSC CGL Result 2018-2019
SSC announces the result for the exam on the official website. The result for SSC CGL 2018 Tier 1 is expected to be released in July 2019. Given below are the steps to check SSC CGL Result 2018-2019:
Visit their official site i.e. ssc.nic.in
Click on the Results Tab in the top menu.
A list of Entrance exams conducted by SSC along with their result status will be displayed on the screen. Click on the CGL Tab.
Click on the “Click Here” button in the right column to check your results.
A PDF file bearing the list of selected candidates of the respective tier will be downloaded on your system.
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