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Staff Selection Commission - Combined Graduate Level Examination, often referred to as SSC CGL is an examination conducted to recruit staff to various posts in ministries, departments and organisations of the Government of India. It is conducted by the Staff Selection Commission for selecting staff for various Group B and Group C posts. The Staff Selection Commission was established in 1975.

Candidates applying for the various posts need to have a bachelor's degree from a recognised university at the time of applying. Age of the candidate must be between 18 and 27 years as of January 1 of the test taking year. The application fee for 2017 was Rs. 100. All women candidates and candidates belonging to Scheduled Caste, Scheduled Tribe, Physically Handicapped, and Ex-Servicemen eligible for reservation are exempted from paying application fee.

Big news is that SSC had made a few changes and Introduces some new posts in CGL 2017 Exam

Staff Selection Commission has officially released the SSC CGL 2017 Recruitment Notification. The SSC CGL Tier I exam will take place from 1st August 2017 to 20th August 2017 in different slots. The SSC had first given an advertisement in newspapers, now they have released the Official Notification on SSC Website. Read this article, to know more about SSC CGL 2017 Recruitment.

More details about SSC CGL Recruitment-2017, including number of vacancies, eligibility criteria, selection procedure, how to apply and important dates, are given below:


SSC CGL Vacancy Notification

Starting Date of Online Application

Last Date of Online Application

Tier 1 Exam

Tier 2 Exam (Tentative Dates)

Tier 3 Exam (Tentative Dates)

Tier 4 Exam (Tentative Dates)




1st August 23017 to 20th August 2017

10th , 11th  November 2017

21st January 2018

February 2018

Combined Graduate Level Exam 2017-18 Details :

Organization : Staff Selection Commission (SSC)
Name of the Examination : Combined Graduate Level Examination, 2017
Cadre of SSC CGL Jobs 2017 : Police, Excise, Income Tax Department Jobs
Application Mode :- Online Registration Process
Official SSC Portal :-
Post Offered :- Group B & C Posts

SSC CGL 2017 Recruitment – Eligibility Criteria

Educational Qualifications (As on 1st August 2017)

(A) Junior Statistical Officer –
Essential Qualification: Bachelor’s Degree in any subject from a recognized University or Institute.

Desirable Qualifications: Chartered Accountant/cost & Management Accountant/Company Secretary/ Masters I Commerce/Masters in Business Studies/Masters in Business Administration (Finance)/Masters in

Business Economics.

(B) Junior Statistical Officer –  Bachelor’s Degree in any subject from a recognized University or Institute with at least 60% Marks in Mathematics at 12th standard.
Bachelor’s Degree in any subject with Statistics as one of the subjects at degree level.

(C) All other Posts – Bachelor’s Degree from a recognised University.

(D)  Those who are appearing in final year of their graduation can also apply but they should complete their graduation before 1st August 2017.

Details of the Posts

Pay Band-II Rs.9300-34800 (pre-revised)

Group A (Grade Pay: Rs. 4,800)

Assistant Audit Officer (Indian Audit & Accounts Department under CAG)

Assistant Accounts Officer(Indian Audit & Accounts Department under CAG)

Group B (Grade Pay: Rs. 4,200 - 4,600)

Assistant Section Officer (Central Secretariat Service)

Assistant Section Officer (Intelligence Bureau)

Assistant Section Officer (Ministry of Railway)

Assistant Section Officer (Ministry of External Affairs)

Assistant Section Officer (AFHQ)

Assistant (Other Ministries/Departments/Organisations)
Assistant (Other Ministries/Departments/Organisations)

Assistant Section Officer (Other Ministries/Departments/Organisations)

Assistant (Other Ministries/Departments/Organisations)

Assistant/Superintendent (Other Ministries/Departments/Organisations)

Inspector of Income Tax (CBDT)

Inspector, Central Excise (CBEC)

Inspector, Preventive Officer (CBEC)

Inspector, Examiner (CBEC)

Assistant Enforcement Officer (Directorate of Enforcement, Department of Revenue)

Sub Inspector (Central Bureau of Investigation)

Inspector Posts (Department of Post)

Divisional Accountant (Offices under CAG)

Inspector (Central Bureau of Narcotics)

Sub Inspector (National Investigation Agency (NIA))

Group C (Grade Pay: Rs. 4,200)

Junior Statistical Officer (M/o Statistics & Prog. Implementation.)

Pay Band-I: Rs. 5,200-20,200 (pre-revised)

Group D (Grade Pay: Rs. 2,400 - 2,800)

Auditor (Offices under C&AG)

Auditor (Offices under CGDA)

Auditor (Other Ministry/Departments)

Accountant/Junior Accountant (Offices under C&AG)

Accountant/Junior Accountant (Other Ministry/Departments)

Senior Secretariat Assistant/Upper Division Clerks (Central Govt.

Offices/Ministries other than CSCS cadres.)

Tax Assistant (CBDT)

Tax Assistant (CBEC)

Sub-Inspector (Central Bureau of Narcotics)
Age Limits

Not exceeding 30 years

Not exceeding 30 years

20-30 years

Not exceeding 30 years

20-30 years

20-30 years

20-30 years

18-27 years
20-30 years

Not Exceeding 30 years
18-27 years

Not exceeding 30 years

Not exceeding 30 years

18-27 years

18-27 years

18-27 years

Upto 30 years

20-30 years

18-27 years

Not exceeding 30 years

18-27 years

Upto 30 years

Upto 32 years

18-27 years

18-27 years

18-27 years

18-27 years

18-27 years

18-27 years

18-27 years

20-27 years

18-27 years

18-27 years

 SSC CGL 2017 Age Relaxation:

Age Relaxation
5 years
3 years
Handicapped (PH)
10 years
13 years
15 years

SSC CGL 2017 Exam Pattern

The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) conducts the Combined Graduate Level (CGL) every year in four levels for various posts. Exam Pattern - The Examination will be conducted in four tiers as indicated below:

Tier                                   Type                                                              Mode
Tier – I                 Objective Multiple Choice                                  Computer Based (online)
Tier – II                Objective Multiple Choice                                  Computer Based (online)
Tier – III               Descriptive Paper in English/Hindi                     Pen and Paper mode
Tier – IV              Skill Test/Computer Proficiency Test                  Wherever Applicable

Before beginning the SSC CGL preparation, it is important to make note of changes in exam pattern and syllabus. The modifications to SSC CGL Exam Pattern 2017 for Tier 1 & 2 are given below:

• SSC CGL 2017 Tier 1 and Tier 2 exam will be conducted in online mode.
• Introduction of a descriptive paper of 100 marks within 60 minutes in pen and paper mode.
• Reduction in time limit for examination of Tier -I from 75 minutes to 60 minutes.
• Tier II will remain same.
• No Sectional Cut off.

SSC CGL 2017 Syllabus

Since the SSC CGL is comprised of 4 different levels, we must deal with their syllabus independently.

SSC CGL Tier 1 Syllabus

This is an objective exam which will be conducted online. There are 4 sections in the Tier 1 exam of SSC CGL 2017, with 100 questions which account for a total of 200 marks. The time duration of Tier-1 will be 60 minutes. The subject-wise details are given below:

SL.No             Subject                                 No of Questions       Max Marks     Exam Duration
1          General Intelligence and Reasoning           25                       50               60 minutes
2          General Awareness                                    25                        50
3          Quantitative Aptitude                                  25                        50
4          English Comprehension                             25                        50
                      Total                                                100                       200

Important Points:

• There is negative marking in SSC CGL 2017 Tier 1 Exam. Giving a wrong answer to a question will lead to a penalty of 0.5 marks in all sections
• The exam duration is 80 minutes for candidates who are visually handicapped.

SSC CGL Tier 2 Syllabus

This is an objective exam which will be conducted online. There are 4 sections in the Tier 2 exam of SSC CGL 2017, with 100 questions which account for a total of 200 marks. The subject-wise details are given below:

Paper       Subject                                             No of Questions   Max Marks  Exam Duration
1          Quantitative Abilities                                      100               200                 2 Hours
2          English Language and Comprehension         200              200                 2 Hours
3          Statistics                                                         100              200                 2 Hours
4          General Studies (Finance & Economics)       100              200                 2 Hours

SSC CGL Tier 3 Exam Syllabus

This is a descriptive exam that is designed to test the written skills of the candidates in English/Hindi. It is conducted offline and candidates need to write Essay/Letter/Application/Precis. The best way to prepare for the same is to read lots of articles from various newspapers. Apart from this, you need to be well aware of the pattern of Letter and Application.

Important Points:
• The exam is of 60 minutes’ duration and carries 100 marks.
• The questions are based on 10+2 level.
• The exam is qualifying in nature.
• The exam duration is 80 minutes for candidates who are visually handicapped or suffer from cerebral palsy.

SSC CGL Tier 4 Exam Syllabus

The Tier 4 of SSC CGL Exam 2017 comprises of a couple of skill tests which are required for certain government posts.

1. DEST (Data Entry Speed Test): This skill test is of qualifying nature for all the posts, other than Compiler, and is used to check the typing speed of the candidate. The candidates are given printed matter in English which they must accurately type on a computer with a minimum of 2000 (two thousand) key depressions in a duration of 15 (fifteen) minutes.

2. CPT (Computer Proficiency Test):The Commission will hold CPT, comprising three modules - Word Processing, Spread Sheet and Generation of Slides, for applicants for the post of Assistants of CSS. CPT will be of a qualifying nature

Application Fee: General, OBC and UR candidates have to pay Rs. 100/- through net-banking, credit/debit card or cash mode using SBI Bank Challan. SC/ST/Ex-Servicemen/PH and Women candidates are exempted from paying any fee.

How to Apply for SSC CGL 2017

The SSC CGL Online filling up of application will start from 16th May 2017 to 16th June 2017.  The link is active now on the official website of SSC .

  • At First log on the official site of Staff Selection Commission i.e.
  • Here you will get the notification for SSC CGLE Graduate Level Exam 2017.
  • Click on the notification link and read all the details present in it.
  • Now go on the SSC Online Portal i.e.
  • Here you need to register yourselves first and after it you need to fill up SSC Online CGL Application Form 2017 in parts.
  • You need to complete the part 1 involving personal details, permanent postal address, education, preference of exam center etc.
  • In Part two you need to make the online payment of application fees and uploaded photo and signature.
  • Now recheck the application forms and submit all the details.
  • On successful submission you can note down the Registration ID and Password.
  • These details will be utilized to obtain SSC CGL Hall Ticket, Editing SSC CGL 2017-18 Application Form etc.

SSC CGL 2017 Cutoff Marks

Applicants are required to secure minimum marks to clear both the levels of SSC CGL Tier-I as well as Tier-II. If a candidate qualifies Tier-I then only he/she is eligible to appear for SSC CGL Tier-II. After qualifying the 3rd phrase i.e. Tier-III the candidate has to face the final round which includes computer skill test or skill test.

SSC CGL 2017 Admit Card

CGL 2017 Tier-1 exam admit card will be issued on its official regional websites.
The Commission will not send CGL admit card by mail post thus candidates need to download their CGL admit card thru online.

Without the valid admit card candidates will not be allowed to enter the examination hall.
Candidates can download their SSC CGL admit card from SSC regional website
Candidates can also download the admit card from this website.

SSC CGL 2017 Answer Key

Candidates can check their performances in the exam with the help of CGL answer key.
The Commission will upload the CGL answer keys after the exam on its official website.
SSC releases an answer key every year for the candidates to verify their responses in the CGL examination.

SSC CGL 2017 Result

CGL exam result usually announced after one month from the exam on the official website of SSC.

The result will publish online in “PDF” format having a list of qualified candidates.

SSC CGL 2017 Tier I Exam Syllabus

1. General Intelligence & Reasoning
  • analysis, judgment
  • decision making,
  • visual memory, discrimination, observation, relationship concepts,
  • arithmetical reasoning and figural classification,
  • arithmetic number series, non-verbal series
  • Analogies
  • similarities and differences
  • space visualization,
  • spatial orientation
  • problem-solving,
  • Semantic Series, Number Series, Figural Series
  • Problem Solving
  • Word Building
  • Coding & de-coding
  • Numerical Operations
  • Symbolic Operations
  • Trends, Space Orientation, Space Visualization
  • Small & Capital letters/numbers coding
  • decoding and classification,
  • Embedded Figures, Critical thinking, Emotional Intelligence, Social Intelligence
  • Coding & de-coding
  • Numerical Operations
  • Symbolic Operations
  • Trends, Space Orientation, Space Visualization
  • Venn Diagrams
  • Drawing inferences
  • Punched hole/pattern –folding & unfolding,
  • Figural Pattern – folding and completion
  • Indexing, Address matching, Date & city matching
  • Classification of center codes/roll numbers
  • Other sub-topics, if any.

2. General Awareness

It includes the knowledge about the environment, surrounding , events which had taken place in the recent past. Questions will be based on India, neighboring countries, Economic Scene, General Policy & Scientific Research, Culture, History & Geography.

3. Quantitative Aptitude

Aptitude means it includes the questions which will judge the candidate the ability appropriate use of numbers such as-
  • Computation of whole numbers
  • decimals ,fractions, and relationships between numbers
  • Sphere, Hemispheres, Rectangular Parallelepiped
  • Regular Right Pyramid with triangular or square base
  • Trigonometric ratio, Degree, and Radian Measures
  • Standard Identities
  • Complementary angles
  • Heights and Distances
  • Histogram, Frequency polygon, Bar diagram & Pie chart
  • Mixture and Alligation
  • Time and distance
  • Time & Work
  • Basic algebraic identities of School Algebra & Elementary surds
  • Graphs of Linear Equations
  • Triangle and its various kinds of centers
  • Ratio & Proportion
  • Square roots
  • Averages
  • Interest, Profit and Loss, Discount, Partnership Business etc

4. English Comprehension

This will judge the candidate writing, ability to use and understand correct language which includes- grammar, idioms & phrases, a common error, sentence correction, fill in the blanks etc.

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