|No of Questions: 100||Marks: 200||Time: 60 Minutes|
|No of Questions: 200||Marks: 200||Time: 120 Minutes|
Know the Exam:
Founded in the year 1975, Staff Selection Commission, Combined Graduate Level Examination better known as SSC CGL is one of the most sought after examination in India. SSC is the leading Govt. organization that provides employment to lakhs of students. The SSC CGL online Exam is conducted every year to recruit staff for non-technical Group B and non-gazetted Group C posts in various ministries, departments & organization of India.
The official SSC CGL notification was released on 5th May 2018. And the application process started on the same date. The last date to apply is 4th June 2018, which means you can still apply if you haven’t done so. The Tier I exam will be held from 25th July to 20th August 2018. We have provided all the details contained in the official notification here in a concise manner.SSC CGL Official Notification
SSC has not released the vacancy list for 2018 yet. Although, in the official notification, it is mentioned that SSC CGL vacancy will be announced before declaration of final result. Last year, a total number of 8089 vacancies were filled through this recruitment. We will update the 2018 vacancy as soon as it is officially notified. To check further breakup of vacancy, read the detailed article on SSC CGL Vacancy.
|SSC CGL Tier III exam||8th July 2018|
The schedule for SSC CGL Recruitment 2018 is as follows:
|SSC CGL Exam Events||SSC CGL 2018-19 Dates|
|SSC CGL Notification Release Date||5th May 2018|
|Starting Date of SSC CGL Online Application Form Submission||5th May 2018|
|Last date to fill SSC CGL Application Form / Online Registration||5th June 2018 - Till 5:00 PM|
|SSC CGL Tier-I Admit Card Release Date||July 2018|
|SSC CGL Tier 1 Exam Date||25th July to 20th Aug 2018|
|SSC CGL Tier-I Result Declaration Date||September 2018|
|SSC CGL Tier-II Exam Date||Not announced|
How to apply for SSC CGLE 2018
All the male candidates belonging to General/OBC will have to pay an application fee of Rs. 100/- while there is no application fee for all other categories.
|General/OBC (Male)||Rs. 100/-|
SSC CGL Exam consist of 4 stages as shown below. If you clear the Tier I cut off, only then you will be eligible to sit for SSC CGL Tier II Exam. The final merit list is prepared by adding the marks of all the Tiers. Therefore, you should aim for a high score. Also, don’t neglect the negative marking scheme applicable.
This year, SSC has introduced the concept of normalization of marks. If SSC CGL Tier I & Tier II exam will be conducted in multiple shifts, then the marks scored in Tier 1 and Tier 2 will be normalized. The normalized scores will be treated as final and will be used for qualifying the candidates to next stage and to determine final merit.
|Tier 1||Multiple choice questions||Online|
|Tier 2||Multiple choice questions||Online|
|Tier 3||Descriptive paper in English and Hindi||Offline (Pen and Paper based)|
|Tier 4||Skill Test/ Computer proficiency||Wherever applicable|
As you might already know, the SSC CGL 2018 exam pattern is different for all the stages. Upon clearing the first stage, you will be eligible for the next stage. Knowledge of the syllabus will help you in planning your preparation in an organized way. Please go through the detailed syllabus and exam pattern before starting your preparation.