SSC CGL New Exam dates according to latest calendar released by SSC:-
SSC CGL Exam– 2017 (Tier-II)
17th to 22nd February 2018 (CBE)
SSC CGL Exam 2017 (Tier-III)
31.03.2018 (Des)
SSC CGL Exam 2017 (Tier-IV)

Will be notified in Result write up Tier-III(Skill Test)

SSC conducts SSC CGL every year to recruits staff for various posts in the various Ministries and Departments of the Government of India and in its Subordinate Offices. SSC CGL Notification 2017 was released on 15th May 2017 and post release of Notification, SSC CGL Recruitment Process started. SSC CGL is considered to be one of the biggest examination to be conducted for graduate students.

We know how much people keep an eye on latest government jobs, especially at the graduate level. Govt. jobs are the most sought after career choice in India because of the salary and the power that it offers in the government organization. A lucrative career awaits those who clear the SSC-CGL exam. Every year thousands of vacancies are filled by SSC in Government departments. While a government job helps to build a stable career, it is also loaded with responsibilities.

SSC CGL 2017 Notification 

The SSC CGL 2017 official notification published on May 15th, 2017 by the governing body. Keep yourself updated through this page for more information. The SSC CGL 2017 Tier-I examination was scheduled from 5th August to 23rd August 2017. The result of SSC CGL 2017 Tier 1 exam was released on 30th October 2017. Tier-II  will be scheduled to be held from 17th to 22nd February 2018 & Tier-III exam will be scheduled to be held on 31st March 2018. The skill test for selected students will be conducted in May/June 2018.

SSC CGL 2017 Tier I Result:

SSC has released SSC CGL 2017 Tier I Exam result & Cut-off List. Click on the links below to check SSC CGL Tier I Result, Cut-Off and Updated 8089 Vacancies.

SSC CGL Tier-I 2017 Cut Off Marks [Revised]

AAO Post
Cut Off
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JSO Post
Cut Off
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For Remaining Posts
Cut Off
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SSC CGL Vacancy 2017

SSC has released the official notice for SSC CGL 2017 Vacancies. This year the number of vacancies has sharply increased to 8089.

SSC CGL 2017 Exam Dates

SSC CGL 2017 Preliminary exam has already been conducted. 

The important dates related to SSC CGL Exam 2017 are as follows:
Activity Dates
Application starts form 15th May 2017
Last date for registration 19th June 2017
SSC CGL Tier-I Exam 5th Aug to 23rd Aug 2017
SSC CGL Tier-I Result 30th October 2017
SSC CGL Tier-II (CBE)  17th to 22nd February 2018 (CBE)
SSC CGL Tier-III (Des) Exam 31.03.2018 (Des)
SSC CGL Tier-IV Exam May/June,2018 (Skill Test)

SSC CGL Exam Centre

The list of exam centres for SSC CGL Exam 2017 are given below:-

S.No       Examination Centres & Centre CodeAddress to which the applications should be sent
1Agra(3001), Allahabad(3003), Bareilly(3005), Gorakhpur(3007) , Kanpur(3009), Lucknow (3010) Meerut(3011), Varanasi (3013), Bhagalpur (3201), Muzaffarpur(3205), Patna(3206)Regional Director(CR), Staff Selection Commission, 21-23, Lowther Road, Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh-211 002.
2Gangtok (4001), Ranchi(4205), Barasat (4402), Berhampore (WB) (4403), Chinsurah (4405), Jalpaiguri (4408), Kolkata(4410), Malda (4412),Midnapur (4413), Siliguri (4415), Berhampore (Odisha) (4602), Bhubaneshwar (4604), Cuttack (4605), Keonjhargarh (4606), Sambalpur (4609), Port Blair (4802)Regional Director (ER), Staff Selection Commission, 1 st MSO Building,(8th Floor), 234/4, Acharya Jagadish Chandra Bose Road, Kolkata, West Bengal-700020
3Bangalore(9001), Dharwar(9004), Gulbarga (9005), Mangalore(9008), Mysore (9009), Kochi (9204), Kozhikode(Calicut)(9206), Thiruvananthapuram (9211), Thrissur (9212)Regional Director(KKR), Staff Selection Commission, 1 st Floor, “E” Wing, Kendriya Sadan, Koramangala, Bangalore, Karnataka-560034
Almora(2001), Dehradun(2002), Haldwani (2003), Srinagar (Uttarakhand) (2004), Haridwar (2005), Delhi(2201), Ajmer(2401), Alwar(2402), Bharatpur(2403),Bikaner (2404), Jaipur(2405), Jodhpur(2406), Kota(2407), Sriganganagar (2408), Udaipur(2409)Regional Director (NR), Staff Selection Commission, Block No. 12, CGO Complex, Lodhi Road, New Delhi-110504
5Itanagar(5001), Dibrugarh(5102), Guwahati (Dispur)(5105), Jorhat (5107),Silchar(5111), Kohima (5302), Shillong(5401) ,Imphal(5501), Churachandpur (5502), Agartala(5601), Aizwal(5701)Regional Director(NER), Staff Selection Commission, HOUSEFED Complex, West End Block, Last Gate, Beltola Basistha Road, Dispur, Guwahati, Assam-781 006
6Guntur(8001), Kurnool (8003), Rajahmundry(8004), Tirupati (8006), Vishakhapatnam (8007), Vijaywada (8008) Chennai(8201), Coimbatore(8202), Madurai (8204), Tiruchirapalli (8206), Tirunelveli (8207), Puducherry(8401), Hyderabad(8601), Nizamabad (8602),Warangal(8603)Regional Director (SR), Staff Selection Commission, EVK Sampath Building, 2 nd Floor, College Road, Chennai, Tamil Nadu-600006
   7Ahmedabad(7001) Vadodara (7002), Rajkot(7006), Surat(7007), Bhavnagar(7009), Kutch (7010), Amravati (7201), Aurangabad(7202), Kolhapur(7203), Mumbai(7204), Nagpur (7205), Nanded (7206), Nashik (7207), Pune(7208), Thane(7210) Bhandara (7211), Chandrapur(7212), Akola(7213), Jalgaon(7214), Ahmednagar(7215),Alibaug(7216) Panaji(7801)Regional Director (WR), Staff Selection Commission, 1 st Floor, South Wing, Pratishta Bhawan, 101 M.K. Road, Mumbai, Maharashtra-400020
8Bhopal(6001), Chindwara(6003), Guna(6004), Gwalior (6005), Indore(6006), Jabalpur (6007), Khandwa (6009), Ratlam(6011), Satna(6014), Sagar (6015), Ambikapur(6201), Bilaspur(6202) Jagdalpur(6203), Raipur(6204), Durg(6205)Dy. Director (MPR), Staff Selection Commission, J-5, Anupam Nagar, Raipur, Chhatisgarh-492001
9Anantnag (1001), Baramula(1002), Jammu(1004), Leh(1005), Rajouri(1006), Srinagar(J&K)(1007), Kargil (1008), Dodda (1009), Hamirpur (1202), Shimla(1203), Bhathinda (1401), Jalandhar(1402), Patiala (1403), Amritsar( 1404), Chandigarh (1601)Dy. Director (NWR), Staff Selection Commission, Block No. 3, Gr. Floor, Kendriya Sadan,Sector-9, Chandigarh-160017

SSC CGL Recruitment 2017

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. The first two are online, the third is descriptive in nature and the fourth is DEST/CPT(Data Entry Speed Test)/(computer proficiency test).DEST is for the post of Tax Assistant while CPT will be conducted for all those candidates who have applied for CSS (Central Secretariat Services) and MEA (Ministry of External Affairs).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 2017: Corrigendum

SSC CGL Exam Pattern

The Combined Graduate Level (CGL) is conducted every year in four tiers for various posts. The four tiers are indicated below:

Tier-IObjective Multiple ChoiceComputer Based (online)
Objective Multiple Choice
Computer Based (online)
Descriptive Paper in English/Hindi
Pen and Paper mode
Tier-IVSkill Test/Computer Proficiency TestWherever Applicable

Before beginning the SSC CGL preparation, it is important to make note of exam pattern and syllabus. 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. 
  • The time duration of Tier-1 will be 60 minutes. 
  • Tier II will remain same. 
  • Tier-3 will be a descriptive paper of 100 marks within 60 minutes in pen and paper mode. 
  • No Sectional Cut off 
  • No Interviews: Interview component has been dispensed with. There will, therefore, be no interview
  • Skill Test: The Skill Test will be of qualifying nature 
  • Final Merit List: The merit will be prepared on overall performance in Tier-I, Tier-II, and Tier-III.However, the candidate will need to qualify all the tiers i.e Tier-I, Tier-II and Tier-III separately
  • Minimum Mark Required for Descriptive: Only those candidates who secure at least the minimum qualifying marks in the written examination as may be fixed by the Commission at its discretion, will be eligible to appear in the SKILL TEST. 
Similar to SSC CGL 2017, SSC JE Exam will have almost same exam pattern. 

SSC CGL Syllabus 2017

The SSC CGL Tier I Exam 2017, is scheduled to take place from 5th August to 23rd August 2017. This is the time for you to roll up your sleeves and start preparing for the SSC CGL Tier I 2017.

SSC CGL Tier 1 Exam Pattern

This is CBE (computer based examination). 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 subject-wise details are given below:
SectionSubjectNo of QuestionsMax Marks Exam Duration
General Intelligence and Reasoning25    50 60 minutes
General Awareness
Quantitative Aptitude
English Comprehension 25     50
Total 100    200
  • There is a negative marking of 0.5 marks in all sections.
  • The duration of exam is 80 minutes for candidates who are visually handicapped.

Click Here to View SSC CGL Tier I Syllabus

SSC CGL Tier 2 Exam Pattern
This is CBE (computer based examination). 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:

PaperSubjectNo of QuestionsMax MarksExam Duration
1Quantitative 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

  • Paper-1 and Paper-2 are compulsory for all posts
  • Paper-3 is only for the post of “Statistical Investigator Gr. II” & “Compiler”
  • Paper-4 is only for the post of “Assistant Audit Officer”
  • Giving a wrong answer to a question will lead to a penalty of 0.5 marks in Paper-1,3,4 and 0.25 marks in Paper-2.
  • Questions in Paper-I will be of 10th standard level, Paper-2 of 10+2 level and Paper-3 & 4 of graduation level.
  • The computer will be provided by the Commission at the Centre/venue notified for the purpose. Candidates shall not be allowed to bring their own Keyboard.
  • The exam duration is 2 Hours and 40 Minutes for candidates who are visually handicapped.
SSC CGL Tier 3 Exam Pattern

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

Important Points:
  • The time duration is 60 minutes and carries 100 marks.
  • The exam duration is 80 minutes for candidates who are visually handicapped or suffer from cerebral palsy.
SSC CGL Tier 4 Exam Pattern

SSC CGL CPT/DEST Exam Review 2016

The Tier 4 of SSC CGL Exam 2017 comprises DEST/CPT. These are required for certain government posts.

1. DEST (Data Entry Speed Test): 
For the post of Tax Assistant (Central Excise and Income Tax).
Any Candidate who takes CPT does not require to appear for DEST as the part 1 of CPT (Typing) will be considered for DEST evaluation.
Requirement: 8000 key depression per hour, that is 2000 key depression per 15 minutes.
Relaxation: VH Candidates will be allowed 20 minutes. 

2. CPT (Computer Proficiency Test): 
  • CSS(Assistant), 
  • MEA(Assistant), 
  • Inspector (Central Excise) [CBEC] 
  • Inspector (Preventive officer)[CBEC] 
  • Inspector (Examiner)[CBEC] 
The Commission will provide the Computer for the test. The Skill test in Computer Proficiency is a qualifying test only. It will consist of three Modules in the following manner:
(I) Word Processing Test: 2000 Key Depressions
(II) Test in spread Sheets on Microsoft Excel: 15 Minutes
(III) Test in PowerPoint (Microsoft Power Point): 15 Minutes 
After the test of Module-I is over, the candidate will have to write in his/her own handwriting one paragraph of about 50-60 words from the Data Entry passage given to him/her on a separate sheet, then only the candidate will be given the exercise sheet of Module-II. 
The candidate has to prepare spreadsheet as per the given exercise in 15 minutes and then save it with the filename as prescribed in the exercise sheet. Printout of the saved files should be taken thereafter. 
After the test of Module II is over, the candidate will be given the exercise sheet of Module III (PowerPoint) which has to be completed in 15 minutes. The candidate has to prepare presentation slides as per the exercise given and then save it as instructed above as well as print the same.

Click Here to View SSC CGL Tier III & IV Syllabus

SSC CGL Eligibility Criteria
Candidates must ensure that they fulfil all the eligibility conditions.
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 2017, which are tabulated below:

Age limit will be reckoned as on 1st August, 2017

Age group Name of post Post code Department / Ministries Class Fiction Grade pay
18-27 years Assistant H Other ministries / Dept. / Org. Group “B” 4600
Assistant I Other ministries / Dept. / Org. Group “B” 4200
Inspector S Central Bureau of Narcotics Group “B” 4600
Auditor T Officer under C&AG Group “C” 2800
Auditor U Officer Under CGDA Group “C” 2800
Auditor V Other Ministries/Dept. Group “C” 2800
Accountant / Junior Accountant W Officer under C&AG Group “C” 2800
Accountant / Junior Accountant X Other Ministry/ Dept. Group “C” 2800
Senior Secretariat Assistant / Upper Division clerks Y Central Govt. offices Ministries other than CSCS cadres Group “C” 2400
Tax Assistant Z CBDT Group “C” 2400
Sub-Inspector # Central Bureau of Narcotics Group “C” 2400
18-30 years Inspector Posts P Department of Post. Group “B” 4600
20-27 years Tax Assistant @ CBEC Group “C” 2400
20-30 years Assistant Section officer A Central Secretariat Service Group “B” 4600
Assistant Section officer D Ministry of Railway Group “B” 4600
Assistant Section officer E Ministry of External Affairs Group “B” 4600
Assistant Section officer G AFHQ Group “B” 4600
Assistant > Other Ministries / Dept. / Org. Group “B” 4600
Sub Inspector O Central Bureau of Investigation Group “B” 4600
Not Exceeding 30 years Inspector, (Central Excise) K CBEC Group “B”4600
Inspector (Preventive officer) L CBEC Group “B”4600
Inspector (Examiner) M CBEC Group “B”4600
Assistant Audit Officer F Indian Audit & Accounts Department Under CAG Group B Gazetted (Non-Ministerial)4800
Assistant Audit Officer $ Indian Audit & Accounts Department under CAG Group B Gazetted (Non-Ministerial)4800
Assistant Section Officer C Intelligence Bureau Group “B”4600
Assistant Section Officer < Other Ministries / Departments/ Organisations. Group “B”4600
Assistant / Superintendent & Other Ministries / Departments/ Organisations Group “B”4200
Inspector of Income Tax J CBDT Group “C”4600
Divisional Accountant Q Officer under CAG Group “B”4200
Up to 30 years Assistant Enforcement Officer N Directorate of Enforcement, Department of Revenue Group “B”4600
Sub Inspector % National Investigation Agency (NIA) Group “B”4200
Up to 32 years Junior Statistical Officer R M/O statistics & Prog. Implementation Group “B”4200

Age Relaxation:

S.NoCategoryAge Relaxation
3 years
   2ST/SC5 years
3PH + Gen
10 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 2017 and is listed below:

SSC CGL PostEducational Qualification
Assistant Audit OfficerBachelor’s Degree in any subject from a recognized University
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
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: 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 Online Application

The last date to apply online was 19th June,2017.

SSC CGL Application Fee
  • The required application fee is Rs. 100/- except female, SC, ST, Physically Handicapped, and Ex-Servicemen candidates.
  • Applications fee should be paid 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 the fee in cash, the candidate should take printout 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 fill registration number and date of birth to continue to Part-2 registration.

SSC CGL Admit Card 2017

The admit card will be available after the release of the official notification for SSC CGL 2017. Candidates are advised to keep checking this page for updates.
Every candidate who registers for SSC CGL Exam 2017 within stipulated time will be assigned an e-admit card/hall ticket/call letter that can be downloaded from the official website of SSC. First, 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).

SSC CGL Results 2017

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. Candidates can check the result from the direct link to official SSC CGL website as and when the results are announced.

The Commission finally declared the final result of Combined Graduate Level (CGL) Examination, 2016 tentatively on 5th August 2017. You can check your result by below link:-

SSC has been one of the most desirable organizations for govt. exams in India. Every year thousands of vacancies are filled by SSC in govt. 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 the every aspect of our lives. Govt is focusing on the development of our COUNTRY and in order 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.

SSC CGL Cut Off:

The Staff Selection Commission has successfully completed the conduct of the Combined Graduate Level Examination (Tier-I)-2016 in Computer Based Mode. The Examinations were conducted from 27.8.2016 to 11.9.2016, at Srinagar on 25.9.2016, while the re-examination for candidates for the Second Shift (Batch-II) on 27.8.2016 was conducted on 27.10.2016. Out of 38.04 lakh registered candidates, approximately 14.82 lakh candidates in 44 Batches appeared in 96 Cities across the country.

The Category-wise details of candidates who have qualified for Tier-II and cut-off applied for each category are given in the Table below:

Candidates qualified in Tier-I
Cut-off Marks 114 103 125.50 92 97 20 68 137
Available candidates 24277 11352 56192 4965 2742 2008 1411 46422 149319

Category-wise break up of Candidates qualified for Paper-III (Statistics) of Tier-II is given below:
Available Candidates 4236 1703 11351 329 262 168 132 10053 28234

Declaration of Result of Combined Graduate Level (Tier-II) Examination, 2016.

The Staff Selection Commission conducted Computer Based Examination for Combined Graduate Level Examination – 2016 (Tier-II) from 30.11.2016 to 02.12.2016 and re-examination at certain venues on 12.01.2017 and 13.01.2017.

Based on the marks in written examination in Tier-I and Tier-II and as per cut-off fixed by the Commission, candidates qualifying as per lists as under:

Candidates qualifying for Tier-III Assistant Audit
Cut-off Tier-I+II
454 427 493.75 411 264 536
Available candidates 707 333 1775 78 74 1829 4796

Candidates qualifying for Tier-III/CPT for Assistant Section Officer in CSS and Assistant in MEA
Cut-off Tier-I+II
389 370 424.50 366.50 262 364.50 449
Available Candidates 2162 1033 5630 156 151 48 5850 15030

Candidates qualifying for Tier-III for Junior Statistical officer
Cut-off Tier-I+II
423 397 471 364 230.25 267.50 502
Available Candidates 190 89 495 13 13 12 442 1254

Candidates qualifying for Tier-III/DEST for all posts except AAO, ASO/Assistant (in MEA and CSS) and Junior Statistical Officer
Cut-off Tier-I+II (PAPER I, II) 363.25 341 397 287.50 333 216 336 422
Available Candidates 4715 2139 12604 1427 415 312 89 13388 35089

SSC CGL Answer Key 2017

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.

SSC CGL JOB Profile 2017

SSC CGL Exam offers a wide range of posts but sometimes it leaves candidates confused about the Job Profiles. Below are the links for particular job, for other job profiles stay tuned on sscadda:-

CBEC Posts Recruitment under SSC CGL 2017

SSC Selection Post 2016 | Important Notice

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