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SSC CGL 2018

Due to SSC scam around mass cheating and paper leak allegation, the exam dates for SSC CGL 2018 got postponed and the new dates haven't been released yet. No official notice for SSC CGL New Exam Dates has been rolled out by SSC. Earlier SSC CGL Tier I Exam was scheduled from July 25 to August 20, 2018. Now, all the registered candidates are eagerly waiting for the new exam schedule to be out.

SSC CGL 2018 Exam Dates Postponed

SSC has published the revised schedule of all the exams to be conducted by SSC during 2018-2019. According to the latest exam calendar of SSC, the Combined Graduate Level Examination – 2018 Tier-I (CBE) has been postponed and new exam date for the same will be relesed after the Supreme Court hearing on #SSC CGL 2017 exam.

The schedule for the SSC CGL 2018 exam is as follows. Please note down the important dates related to SSC CGL Exam 2018 and make sure to complete the process in time.

ActivityDates
SSC CGL 2018 Online Application5th May to 4th June 2018
SSC CGL 2018 Tier-ITo be notified later(CBE)
SSC CGL Tier-II To be notified later
SSC CGL Tier-III (Des)To be notified later
SSC CGL Tier-IV ExamTo be notified later
ssc-cgl

Supreme Court's Next Hearing

Amid the uncertainity prevailing around the conduct of SSC CGL 2018 exam and cancellation of last year's exam, there have been various discussions and rulings that can help aspirants to know about the current situation and probable result in terms of the conduct of upcoming exam and the result of the previously held papers. The sources revealed that the Supreme Court favors scrapping of #SSC exam for 2017 in which question papers were leaked for online mains exam conducted in February this year, says that it is not possible to catch all the culprits who got benefited from the leak of paper.

The Supreme Court hearing on #SSC CGL 2017 exam was scheduled on 13th December but due to the session of winter vacations until 31st December 2018, next hearing is likely to take place in the first or second week of January 2019.

SSC CGL 2018 Exam Summary

Exam NameSSC CGL 2018 (Staff Selection Commission Combined Graduate Level)
Conducting BodyStaff Selection Commission
Official Websitessc.nic.in
Exam TypeNational Level Exam
Mode of ApplicationOnline
Mode of ExamOnline
Exam DateTo be notified later
EligibilityIndian citizenship & bachelor’s degree in relevant discipline
Duration

Tier 1 – 60 minutes

Tier 2 – 120 minutes

Tier 3 – 60 minutes

Tier 4 – 45 minutes 

Section

Tier 1 – 4 Sections

Tier 2 – 4 Papers

About SSC CGL

Staff Selection Commission or SSC has been one of the most desirable organizations for Government exams in India. It conducts Combined Graduate Level - SSC CGL exam every year for recruitment to non-technical Group ‘B’ and Group ‘C’ non gazetted posts in various Ministries/ Departments/ Organizations of the Government of India.

Every year thousands of vacancies are filled by SSC in Government departments. Govt. jobs are the most sought after career choice in India. More so, the government is focusing on providing better facilities and services in every aspect of our lives. Govt is focusing on the development of our country and to do that millions of Jobs will be created in the coming years. SSC is the leading Govt. organization that provides employment to lakhs of students in India. A great opportunity lies ahead for all the SSC aspirants.

The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) conducts the Combined Graduate Level (CGL) Exam for recruitment to various subordinate services like:

• Assistants in Ministries/Departments, Attached and Subordinate office of the Govt. of India.

• Inspectors of Central Excise & Customs.

• Inspectors of Income Tax.

• Preventive Officers in Customs.

• Examiner in Customs.

• Sub-Inspectors in Central Bureau of Narcotics & CBI.

• Assistant Enforcement Officer in Directorate of Enforcement, Department of Revenue.

• Divisional Accountant, Jr. Accountant, Auditor & UDCs in various offices of Govt. of India.

• Auditor Offices under C&AG, CGDA, CGA & others.

• Accountant/ Junior Accountant

• Tax Assistant in CBDT and CBEC

• Compiler in Registrar General of India.

SSC CGL 2018 Application Status

Staff Selection Commission (SSC) has released Online Application Status for SSC CGL 2018 Tier-1 Exam. All candidates can check the application status for SSC CGL 2018 Exam by clicking on the link mentioned below:

Click Here to Download SSC CGL 2018 Application Status

SSC CGL Notification 2018

The recruitment notification for SSC CGL 2018 has been released by SSC on 5th May by Staff Selection Committee of India. Tier-I exam of SSC CGL 2018 has been postponed. The SSC CGL 2018 Tier-I new exam dates to be notified later.

Click Here to Download SSC CGL 2018 Notification [Official]

SSC CGL Previous Year Question Paper

Prepare for the SSC CGL 2018 exam by reviewing previous years’ question papers. Here, we are providing you SSC CGL Previous Year Papers with solutions which will help you to prepare for upcoming SSC CGL Exam.

SSC CGL 2017 Tier-I: Memory Based Paper of Reasoning

SSC CGL 2017 Tier-I: Memory Based Paper of English Language

SSC CGL 2017 Tier-I: Memory Based Paper of Quantitative Aptitude

SSC CGL 2017 Tier-I: General Awareness [Click Here to More Question Papers]

SSC CGL 2018 Online Application

The online application for SSC CGL 2018 exam has started from 5th May 2018. The last date to apply online for SSC CGL 2018 Exam is 4th June 2018.

Click Here to Apply Online for SSC CGL 2018

SSC CGL Vacancy

The Central Government has announced that they will hire as many as 2.2 Lakh people from March, 2015. Out of these a maximum of 70,000 vacancies, will be created in Income Tax, Excise and Customs Department. Approximately 14 lac candidates appear for the SSC CGL exam every year. The SSC CGL Exam 2016 had an initial count of 4500 to 5000 vacancies. However, the number of vacancies was increased to 9000 later. For 2017 CGL Exam, the number of vacancies as declared by Staff Service Commission of India is 8089. The total number of vacancies for SSC CGL 2018 will be updated soon here.

SSC CGL 2018 Recruitment

The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) conducts the Combined Graduate Level (CGL) Exam for the recruitment of Grade “B” and “C” category posts in various Government Ministries, Departments and Offices. The exam is held in 4 stages called Tiers. While the first two are online the latter two are offline exams. The entire process of registration and communication happens online through the official website of SSC CGL. Candidates must qualify each stage of the SSC CGL exam to proceed to the next one, before being finally selected.

SSC CGL 2018 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:

TierTypeMode
Tier – IObjective Multiple ChoiceComputer Based (online)
Tier – IIObjective Multiple ChoiceComputer Based (online)
Tier – IIIDescriptive Paper in English/HindiPen and Paper mode
Tier – IVSkill Test/Computer Proficiency TestWherever Applicable

View SSC CGL 2018 Exam Pattern (Click Here)

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 2018 for Tier 1 & 2 are given below:

SSC CGL Syllabus 2018

The major sections asked in SSC CGL 2018 Preliminary Exam are General Awareness, Reasoning, Quantitative Aptitude and English Language.

General Intelligence and Reasoning

General Awareness

Quantitative Aptitude

English Comprehension

ClassificationStatic General Knowledge (Indian History, Culture etc.)SimplificationReading Comprehension
AnalogyScienceInterestFill in the Blanks
Coding-DecodingCurrent AffairsAveragesSpellings
Word FormationSportsPercentagePhrases and Idioms
MatrixBooks and AuthorsRatio and ProportionOne word Substitution
Important SchemesProblem on AgesSentence Correction

View SSC CGL 2018 Syllabus (Detailed)

SSC CGL 2018 Exam Preparation

SSC CGL exam preparation must be done in a systematic manner, with latest exam pattern in mind. Since the syllabus covers a lot of topics, it is important to choose the right study material so that you can understand the concepts and practice a wide variety of questions as well. Apart from self study you can join any Coaching and Online Test Series for better exam preparation.

SSC CGL Coaching

Career Power classroom programs are most exhaustive coaching Programme in Banking and SSC verticals across India. Out of every 5 classroom students of Career Power, 3 got selected for Banking or SSC jobs in 2015-16.

SSC CGL Mock Tests and Online Test Series

Career Power provides Online Test Series for various Bank & SSC exams (like SSC CGL, SSC CHSL, IBPS, Bank PO, Bank Clerk, SBI, RBI, NABARD etc), which are well-researched and closely emulate the exact exam pattern. Practice papers are prepared keeping in the mind the last years exam pattern and exptected changed in the pattern and level of questions.

SSC CGL 2018 Eligibility Criteria

There are 4 important criteria which a candidate must fulfill in order to be eligible for the SSC CGL 2018. The 4 parameters are given below:

1. Citizenship: Candidate must be a citizen of India

2. Age Limit: There are different set of age limits for different posts in SSC CGL Exam 2018, which are tabulated below:

Age groupName of postDepartment / MinistriesClass FictionGrade pay
18-27 yearsAuditorOfficer under C&AGGroup “C”2800
AuditorOfficer Under CGDAGroup “C”2800
AuditorOther Ministries/Dept.Group “C”2800
AccountantOfficer under C&AGGroup “C”2800
Accountant / Junior AccountantOther Ministry/ Dept.Group “C”2800
Senior Secretariat Assistant / Upper Division clerksCentral Govt. offices Ministries other than CSCS cadresGroup “C”2400
Tax AssistantCBDTGroup “C”2400
Sub-InspectorCentral Bureau of NarcoticsGroup “C”2400
Upper Division Clerk (UDC)Dte. General Border Road Organisation (MoD)
Only For Male Candidates
Group “C”2400
18-30 yearsInspector PostsDepartment of Post.Group “B”4600
AssistantOther ministries / Dept. / Org.Group “B”4600
20-27 yearsTax AssistantCBECGroup “C”2400
20-30 yearsAssistant Section officerCentral Secretariat ServiceGroup “B”4600
Assistant Section officerMinistry of RailwayGroup “B”4600
Assistant Section officerMinistry of External AffairsGroup “B”4600
Assistant Section officerAFHQGroup “B”4600
AssistantOther Ministries / Dept. / Org.Group “B”4600
Sub InspectorCentral Bureau of InvestigationGroup “B”4600
Not Exceeding 30 yearsInspector, (Central Excise)CBECGroup “B”4600
InspectorCentral Bureau of NarcoticsGroup “B”4600
AssistantOther ministries / Dept. / Org.Group “B”4200
Inspector (Preventive officer)CBECGroup “B”4600
Inspector (Examiner)CBECGroup “B”4600
Assistant Audit OfficerIndian Audit & Accounts Department Under CAGGroup B Gazetted (Non-Ministerial)4800
Assistant Audit OfficerIndian Audit & Accounts Department under CAGGroup B Gazetted (Non-Ministerial)4800
Assistant Section OfficerIntelligence BureauGroup “B”4600
Assistant Section OfficerOther Ministries / Departments/ Organisations.Group “B”4600
Assistant / SuperintendentOther Ministries / Departments/ OrganisationsGroup “B”4200
Inspector of Income TaxCBDTGroup “C”4600
Divisional AccountantOfficer under CAGGroup “B”4200
Up to 30 yearsAssistant Enforcement OfficerDirectorate of Enforcement, Department of RevenueGroup “B”4600
Sub InspectorNational Investigation Agency (NIA)Group “B”4200
Up to 32 yearsJunior Statistical OfficerM/O statistics & Prog. ImplementationGroup “B”4200

2. Age Limit:The Government has also provided for Age relaxation for some categories.

S.NoCategoryAge Relaxation
1OBC3 years
2ST/SC5 years
3PH + Gen10 years
4PH + OBC13 years
5PH + SC/ST15 years
6Ex-Servicemen (Gen)3 years
7Ex-Servicemen (OBC)6 years
8Ex-Servicemen (SC/ST)8 years

3. Educational Qualification: The educational qualifications varies according to the post for SSC CGL 2018 and is listed below:

SSC CGL PostEducational Qualification
Assistant Audit OfficerBachelor’s Degree in any subject from a recognized University
OR
Desirable Qualification: CA/CS/MBA/Cost &
Management Accountant/ Masters in Commerce/
Masters in Business Studies
Statistical Investigator Grade – II PostBachelor’s Degree from any recognized University
with minimum 60% in Mathematics in Class 12th
OR
Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline with Statistics as
one of the subjects in graduation
Compiler PostsBachelor’s Degree from any recognized University
with Economics or Statistics or Mathematics as
compulsory or Elective Subject
All Other PostsBachelor’s Degree in any discipline from a
recognized University or equivalent

4. Physical Fitness Requirements: Apart from the above, there are certain requisite Physical Standards for Inspector (Central Excise/ Examiner/Preventive Officer), Sub-Inspector in CBI (Central Bureau of Investigation) and Sub-Inspector in NIA (National Investigation Agency).

SSC CGL 2018 Application Fee

• The required application fee is Rs. 100/-

• Exemption: No fee is required to be paid by female, SC, ST, Physically Handicapped, and Ex-Servicemen candidates

• Applications fee should be pay only through SBI either in the form of challan or through SBI Net Banking or any other bank Credit/Debit Card. Challan form will be generated online

• To pay fee in cash, candidate should take print out of challan generated online after the completion of Part-1 registration. Deposit the requisite fee in any branch of SBI and then continue with the Part-2 registration

• Those candidates who want to pay online can go directly to part-2 registration after completion of part-1 registration. Candidate must supply registration number and date of birth to continue to Part-2 registration

SSC CGL Exam Centre

The list of exam centres for SSC CGL Exam 2018 has been released by SSC with the official notification of SSC CGL 2018.

Click Here to view List of Centres

SSC CGL FAQs

Q. What are the posts available under SSC CGL recruitment for freshers?

Following posts can be applied by freshers who will be appearing for the exam:
Assistant Audit Officer
Assistant Accounts Officer
Assistant
Assistant Section Officer
Assistant/ Superintendent
Inspector Of Income Tax
Inspector (Central Excise)
Inspector (Preventive Officer)
Inspector (Examiner)
Asst. Enforcement Officer
Sub Inspector
Inspector Posts
Divisional Accountant
Inspector
Junior Statistical Officer
Auditor
Accountant
Accountant/ Junior Accountant
Senior Secretariat Assistant/ UDC
Tax Assistant
Upper Division Clerk (UDC)

Q. How many vacancies are released for SSC CGL 2018?

The number of vacancies will be determined at the time of Document Verification i.e. about one month before the declaration of the final results.

Q. Will the exam be conducted online or offline?

Written Exam for SSC CGL will be conducted in online mode. Only Tier-III, descriptive paper will be conducted offline - pen and paper mode.

Q. What is the age criteria to apply for SSC CGL?

Minimum Age to apply for SSC CGL written exam is 18 years and maximum age limit is 32 years.

Q. Are students in final year of graduation also eligible for SSC CGL?

No. One cannot apply for the SSC CGL Exam if he/she hasn’t cleared the final year exam . For all the posts offered through SSC CGL exam, it is mandatory to be a graduate.

Q. May I know for which posts interviews are conducted as a part of selection procedure?

There are no interviews for any of the posts under SSC CGL Recruitment.. The para 9.2 of the official notification for SSC CGL Recruitment 2018 clearly states that – “9.2 Interview component has been dispensed with. There will, therefore, be no interview.”

Q. Is negative marking applicable in SSC CGL?

There will be negative marking of 0.5 for each wrong answer in Tier-I. In Tier-II, there is negative marking system of 0.25 for each wrong answer in paper II - English Language & Comprehensionand 0.50 for each wrong answer in Paper-I, Paper III and Paper IV of Tier II.

SSC CGL Admit Card

Every candidate who registers for SSC CGL Exam 2018 within stipulated time will be assigned an e-admit card/hall ticket/call letter that can be downloaded from the official website of SSC. The admit card for the CGL Tier-1 exam will be released first followed by the admit card of CGL Tier-2 exam (administered to only those candidates who qualify for Tier 1 exam).

Click Here to Download SSC CGL Admit Card

SSC CGL Results

Staff Selection Commission (SSC) will release the results in four stages after completion of each Tier Exam. The candidates selected in the rounds progress to the next one. All Candidates can check SSC CGL Result by clicking on the link mentioned below:

Click Here to View SSC CGL Result

SSC CGL Cut Off

Staff Selection Commission (SSC) will release the cut-off in four stages after completion of each Tier Exam. The candidates selected in the rounds progress to the next one. All Candidates can check Tier-wise Cut-off for SSC CGL Exam by clicking on the link mentioned below:

Click Here to View SSC CGL 2017-18 Tier-I & Tier-II Cut-Off

SSC CGL Answer Key

The official answer key to the SSC CGL Tier-1 exam is released by Staff Selection Commission within 10 to 15 days of the successful completion of Tier-1 exam. Candidates can use the answer key to calculate their approximate marks and expected ranks in SSC CGL Tier-1 exam.

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SSC CGL 2018

Due to SSC scam around mass cheating and paper leak allegation, the exam dates for SSC CGL 2018 got postponed and the new dates haven't been released yet. No official notice for SSC CGL New Exam Dates has been rolled out by SSC. Earlier SSC CGL Tier I Exam was scheduled from July 25 to August 20, 2018. Now, all the registered candidates are eagerly waiting for the new exam schedule to be out.

SSC CGL 2018 Exam Dates Postponed

SSC has published the revised schedule of all the exams to be conducted by SSC during 2018-2019. According to the latest exam calendar of SSC, the Combined Graduate Level Examination – 2018 Tier-I (CBE) has been postponed and new exam date for the same will be relesed after the Supreme Court hearing on #SSC CGL 2017 exam.

The schedule for the SSC CGL 2018 exam is as follows. Please note down the important dates related to SSC CGL Exam 2018 and make sure to complete the process in time.

ActivityDates
SSC CGL 2018 Online Application5th May to 4th June 2018
SSC CGL 2018 Tier-ITo be notified later(CBE)
SSC CGL Tier-II To be notified later
SSC CGL Tier-III (Des)To be notified later
SSC CGL Tier-IV ExamTo be notified later
ssc-cgl

Supreme Court's Next Hearing

Amid the uncertainity prevailing around the conduct of SSC CGL 2018 exam and cancellation of last year's exam, there have been various discussions and rulings that can help aspirants to know about the current situation and probable result in terms of the conduct of upcoming exam and the result of the previously held papers. The sources revealed that the Supreme Court favors scrapping of #SSC exam for 2017 in which question papers were leaked for online mains exam conducted in February this year, says that it is not possible to catch all the culprits who got benefited from the leak of paper.

The Supreme Court hearing on #SSC CGL 2017 exam was scheduled on 13th December but due to the session of winter vacations until 31st December 2018, next hearing is likely to take place in the first or second week of January 2019.

SSC CGL 2018 Exam Summary

Exam NameSSC CGL 2018 (Staff Selection Commission Combined Graduate Level)
Conducting BodyStaff Selection Commission
Official Websitessc.nic.in
Exam TypeNational Level Exam
Mode of ApplicationOnline
Mode of ExamOnline
Exam DateTo be notified later
EligibilityIndian citizenship & bachelor’s degree in relevant discipline
Duration

Tier 1 – 60 minutes

Tier 2 – 120 minutes

Tier 3 – 60 minutes

Tier 4 – 45 minutes 

Section

Tier 1 – 4 Sections

Tier 2 – 4 Papers

About SSC CGL

Staff Selection Commission or SSC has been one of the most desirable organizations for Government exams in India. It conducts Combined Graduate Level - SSC CGL exam every year for recruitment to non-technical Group ‘B’ and Group ‘C’ non gazetted posts in various Ministries/ Departments/ Organizations of the Government of India.

Every year thousands of vacancies are filled by SSC in Government departments. Govt. jobs are the most sought after career choice in India. More so, the government is focusing on providing better facilities and services in every aspect of our lives. Govt is focusing on the development of our country and to do that millions of Jobs will be created in the coming years. SSC is the leading Govt. organization that provides employment to lakhs of students in India. A great opportunity lies ahead for all the SSC aspirants.

The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) conducts the Combined Graduate Level (CGL) Exam for recruitment to various subordinate services like:

• Assistants in Ministries/Departments, Attached and Subordinate office of the Govt. of India.

• Inspectors of Central Excise & Customs.

• Inspectors of Income Tax.

• Preventive Officers in Customs.

• Examiner in Customs.

• Sub-Inspectors in Central Bureau of Narcotics & CBI.

• Assistant Enforcement Officer in Directorate of Enforcement, Department of Revenue.

• Divisional Accountant, Jr. Accountant, Auditor & UDCs in various offices of Govt. of India.

• Auditor Offices under C&AG, CGDA, CGA & others.

• Accountant/ Junior Accountant

• Tax Assistant in CBDT and CBEC

• Compiler in Registrar General of India.

SSC CGL 2018 Application Status

Staff Selection Commission (SSC) has released Online Application Status for SSC CGL 2018 Tier-1 Exam. All candidates can check the application status for SSC CGL 2018 Exam by clicking on the link mentioned below:

Click Here to Download SSC CGL 2018 Application Status

SSC CGL Notification 2018

The recruitment notification for SSC CGL 2018 has been released by SSC on 5th May by Staff Selection Committee of India. Tier-I exam of SSC CGL 2018 has been postponed. The SSC CGL 2018 Tier-I new exam dates to be notified later.

Click Here to Download SSC CGL 2018 Notification [Official]

SSC CGL Previous Year Question Paper

Prepare for the SSC CGL 2018 exam by reviewing previous years’ question papers. Here, we are providing you SSC CGL Previous Year Papers with solutions which will help you to prepare for upcoming SSC CGL Exam.

SSC CGL 2017 Tier-I: Memory Based Paper of Reasoning

SSC CGL 2017 Tier-I: Memory Based Paper of English Language

SSC CGL 2017 Tier-I: Memory Based Paper of Quantitative Aptitude

SSC CGL 2017 Tier-I: General Awareness [Click Here to More Question Papers]

SSC CGL 2018 Online Application

The online application for SSC CGL 2018 exam has started from 5th May 2018. The last date to apply online for SSC CGL 2018 Exam is 4th June 2018.

Click Here to Apply Online for SSC CGL 2018

SSC CGL Vacancy

The Central Government has announced that they will hire as many as 2.2 Lakh people from March, 2015. Out of these a maximum of 70,000 vacancies, will be created in Income Tax, Excise and Customs Department. Approximately 14 lac candidates appear for the SSC CGL exam every year. The SSC CGL Exam 2016 had an initial count of 4500 to 5000 vacancies. However, the number of vacancies was increased to 9000 later. For 2017 CGL Exam, the number of vacancies as declared by Staff Service Commission of India is 8089. The total number of vacancies for SSC CGL 2018 will be updated soon here.

SSC CGL 2018 Recruitment

The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) conducts the Combined Graduate Level (CGL) Exam for the recruitment of Grade “B” and “C” category posts in various Government Ministries, Departments and Offices. The exam is held in 4 stages called Tiers. While the first two are online the latter two are offline exams. The entire process of registration and communication happens online through the official website of SSC CGL. Candidates must qualify each stage of the SSC CGL exam to proceed to the next one, before being finally selected.

SSC CGL 2018 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:

TierTypeMode
Tier – IObjective Multiple ChoiceComputer Based (online)
Tier – IIObjective Multiple ChoiceComputer Based (online)
Tier – IIIDescriptive Paper in English/HindiPen and Paper mode
Tier – IVSkill Test/Computer Proficiency TestWherever Applicable

View SSC CGL 2018 Exam Pattern (Click Here)

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 2018 for Tier 1 & 2 are given below:

SSC CGL Syllabus 2018

The major sections asked in SSC CGL 2018 Preliminary Exam are General Awareness, Reasoning, Quantitative Aptitude and English Language.

General Intelligence and Reasoning

General Awareness

Quantitative Aptitude

English Comprehension

ClassificationStatic General Knowledge (Indian History, Culture etc.)SimplificationReading Comprehension
AnalogyScienceInterestFill in the Blanks
Coding-DecodingCurrent AffairsAveragesSpellings
Word FormationSportsPercentagePhrases and Idioms
MatrixBooks and AuthorsRatio and ProportionOne word Substitution
Important SchemesProblem on AgesSentence Correction

View SSC CGL 2018 Syllabus (Detailed)

SSC CGL 2018 Exam Preparation

SSC CGL exam preparation must be done in a systematic manner, with latest exam pattern in mind. Since the syllabus covers a lot of topics, it is important to choose the right study material so that you can understand the concepts and practice a wide variety of questions as well. Apart from self study you can join any Coaching and Online Test Series for better exam preparation.

SSC CGL Coaching

Career Power classroom programs are most exhaustive coaching Programme in Banking and SSC verticals across India. Out of every 5 classroom students of Career Power, 3 got selected for Banking or SSC jobs in 2015-16.

SSC CGL Mock Tests and Online Test Series

Career Power provides Online Test Series for various Bank & SSC exams (like SSC CGL, SSC CHSL, IBPS, Bank PO, Bank Clerk, SBI, RBI, NABARD etc), which are well-researched and closely emulate the exact exam pattern. Practice papers are prepared keeping in the mind the last years exam pattern and exptected changed in the pattern and level of questions.

SSC CGL 2018 Eligibility Criteria

There are 4 important criteria which a candidate must fulfill in order to be eligible for the SSC CGL 2018. The 4 parameters are given below:

1. Citizenship: Candidate must be a citizen of India

2. Age Limit: There are different set of age limits for different posts in SSC CGL Exam 2018, which are tabulated below:

Age groupName of postDepartment / MinistriesClass FictionGrade pay
18-27 yearsAuditorOfficer under C&AGGroup “C”2800
AuditorOfficer Under CGDAGroup “C”2800
AuditorOther Ministries/Dept.Group “C”2800
AccountantOfficer under C&AGGroup “C”2800
Accountant / Junior AccountantOther Ministry/ Dept.Group “C”2800
Senior Secretariat Assistant / Upper Division clerksCentral Govt. offices Ministries other than CSCS cadresGroup “C”2400
Tax AssistantCBDTGroup “C”2400
Sub-InspectorCentral Bureau of NarcoticsGroup “C”2400
Upper Division Clerk (UDC)Dte. General Border Road Organisation (MoD)
Only For Male Candidates
Group “C”2400
18-30 yearsInspector PostsDepartment of Post.Group “B”4600
AssistantOther ministries / Dept. / Org.Group “B”4600
20-27 yearsTax AssistantCBECGroup “C”2400
20-30 yearsAssistant Section officerCentral Secretariat ServiceGroup “B”4600
Assistant Section officerMinistry of RailwayGroup “B”4600
Assistant Section officerMinistry of External AffairsGroup “B”4600
Assistant Section officerAFHQGroup “B”4600
AssistantOther Ministries / Dept. / Org.Group “B”4600
Sub InspectorCentral Bureau of InvestigationGroup “B”4600
Not Exceeding 30 yearsInspector, (Central Excise)CBECGroup “B”4600
InspectorCentral Bureau of NarcoticsGroup “B”4600
AssistantOther ministries / Dept. / Org.Group “B”4200
Inspector (Preventive officer)CBECGroup “B”4600
Inspector (Examiner)CBECGroup “B”4600
Assistant Audit OfficerIndian Audit & Accounts Department Under CAGGroup B Gazetted (Non-Ministerial)4800
Assistant Audit OfficerIndian Audit & Accounts Department under CAGGroup B Gazetted (Non-Ministerial)4800
Assistant Section OfficerIntelligence BureauGroup “B”4600
Assistant Section OfficerOther Ministries / Departments/ Organisations.Group “B”4600
Assistant / SuperintendentOther Ministries / Departments/ OrganisationsGroup “B”4200
Inspector of Income TaxCBDTGroup “C”4600
Divisional AccountantOfficer under CAGGroup “B”4200
Up to 30 yearsAssistant Enforcement OfficerDirectorate of Enforcement, Department of RevenueGroup “B”4600
Sub InspectorNational Investigation Agency (NIA)Group “B”4200
Up to 32 yearsJunior Statistical OfficerM/O statistics & Prog. ImplementationGroup “B”4200

2. Age Limit:The Government has also provided for Age relaxation for some categories.

S.NoCategoryAge Relaxation
1OBC3 years
2ST/SC5 years
3PH + Gen10 years
4PH + OBC13 years
5PH + SC/ST15 years
6Ex-Servicemen (Gen)3 years
7Ex-Servicemen (OBC)6 years
8Ex-Servicemen (SC/ST)8 years

3. Educational Qualification: The educational qualifications varies according to the post for SSC CGL 2018 and is listed below:

SSC CGL PostEducational Qualification
Assistant Audit OfficerBachelor’s Degree in any subject from a recognized University
OR
Desirable Qualification: CA/CS/MBA/Cost &
Management Accountant/ Masters in Commerce/
Masters in Business Studies
Statistical Investigator Grade – II PostBachelor’s Degree from any recognized University
with minimum 60% in Mathematics in Class 12th
OR
Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline with Statistics as
one of the subjects in graduation
Compiler PostsBachelor’s Degree from any recognized University
with Economics or Statistics or Mathematics as
compulsory or Elective Subject
All Other PostsBachelor’s Degree in any discipline from a
recognized University or equivalent

4. Physical Fitness Requirements: Apart from the above, there are certain requisite Physical Standards for Inspector (Central Excise/ Examiner/Preventive Officer), Sub-Inspector in CBI (Central Bureau of Investigation) and Sub-Inspector in NIA (National Investigation Agency).

SSC CGL 2018 Application Fee

• The required application fee is Rs. 100/-

• Exemption: No fee is required to be paid by female, SC, ST, Physically Handicapped, and Ex-Servicemen candidates

• Applications fee should be pay only through SBI either in the form of challan or through SBI Net Banking or any other bank Credit/Debit Card. Challan form will be generated online

• To pay fee in cash, candidate should take print out of challan generated online after the completion of Part-1 registration. Deposit the requisite fee in any branch of SBI and then continue with the Part-2 registration

• Those candidates who want to pay online can go directly to part-2 registration after completion of part-1 registration. Candidate must supply registration number and date of birth to continue to Part-2 registration

SSC CGL Exam Centre

The list of exam centres for SSC CGL Exam 2018 has been released by SSC with the official notification of SSC CGL 2018.

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SSC CGL FAQs

Q. What are the posts available under SSC CGL recruitment for freshers?

Following posts can be applied by freshers who will be appearing for the exam:
Assistant Audit Officer
Assistant Accounts Officer
Assistant
Assistant Section Officer
Assistant/ Superintendent
Inspector Of Income Tax
Inspector (Central Excise)
Inspector (Preventive Officer)
Inspector (Examiner)
Asst. Enforcement Officer
Sub Inspector
Inspector Posts
Divisional Accountant
Inspector
Junior Statistical Officer
Auditor
Accountant
Accountant/ Junior Accountant
Senior Secretariat Assistant/ UDC
Tax Assistant
Upper Division Clerk (UDC)

Q. How many vacancies are released for SSC CGL 2018?

The number of vacancies will be determined at the time of Document Verification i.e. about one month before the declaration of the final results.

Q. Will the exam be conducted online or offline?

Written Exam for SSC CGL will be conducted in online mode. Only Tier-III, descriptive paper will be conducted offline - pen and paper mode.

Q. What is the age criteria to apply for SSC CGL?

Minimum Age to apply for SSC CGL written exam is 18 years and maximum age limit is 32 years.

Q. Are students in final year of graduation also eligible for SSC CGL?

No. One cannot apply for the SSC CGL Exam if he/she hasn’t cleared the final year exam . For all the posts offered through SSC CGL exam, it is mandatory to be a graduate.

Q. May I know for which posts interviews are conducted as a part of selection procedure?

There are no interviews for any of the posts under SSC CGL Recruitment.. The para 9.2 of the official notification for SSC CGL Recruitment 2018 clearly states that – “9.2 Interview component has been dispensed with. There will, therefore, be no interview.”

Q. Is negative marking applicable in SSC CGL?

There will be negative marking of 0.5 for each wrong answer in Tier-I. In Tier-II, there is negative marking system of 0.25 for each wrong answer in paper II - English Language & Comprehensionand 0.50 for each wrong answer in Paper-I, Paper III and Paper IV of Tier II.

SSC CGL Admit Card

Every candidate who registers for SSC CGL Exam 2018 within stipulated time will be assigned an e-admit card/hall ticket/call letter that can be downloaded from the official website of SSC. The admit card for the CGL Tier-1 exam will be released first followed by the admit card of CGL Tier-2 exam (administered to only those candidates who qualify for Tier 1 exam).

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SSC CGL Results

Staff Selection Commission (SSC) will release the results in four stages after completion of each Tier Exam. The candidates selected in the rounds progress to the next one. All Candidates can check SSC CGL Result by clicking on the link mentioned below:

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SSC CGL Cut Off

Staff Selection Commission (SSC) will release the cut-off in four stages after completion of each Tier Exam. The candidates selected in the rounds progress to the next one. All Candidates can check Tier-wise Cut-off for SSC CGL Exam by clicking on the link mentioned below:

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SSC CGL Answer Key

The official answer key to the SSC CGL Tier-1 exam is released by Staff Selection Commission within 10 to 15 days of the successful completion of Tier-1 exam. Candidates can use the answer key to calculate their approximate marks and expected ranks in SSC CGL Tier-1 exam.