SSC has officially released SSC CGL 2018 notification on its official website. However, the exam date of SSC CGL 2018 has been postponed due
to the allegation of mass cheating in SSC CGL exam. Now, SSC is in the
process to finalize a new vendor to conduct SSC exams. Earlier, the exam
was scheduled to be conducted from 25th-July to 20th-Aug-2018, which
has been delayed. As per the recent news, Supreme Court has also put the stay on SSC CGL 2017 results until the further notice. The dates of SSC CGL admit card will be announced with the release of new exam date notice.
What is SSC CGL?
the most popular government job exam in India. Every year around 30-40
lakhs eligible candidates fill the application form and around 15-20
lakh aspirants appear in the exam. The final shortlisted & selected
candidates get the opportunity to work in ministry & various
government departments in India.
SSC CGL Recruitment 2018: Important Dates
As per SSC CGL notification 2018, check the list of SSC CGL 2018 exam dates below for Tier 1, Tier 2 & Tier 3 exam.
|SSC CGL Notification 2018||5th May 2018|
|Commencement of Online Application||5th May 2018|
|Last date to Apply for SSC CGL 2018||4th June 2018|
|SSC CGL Application Status 2018||24th Sep 2018|
|SSC CGL Exam Date 2018 Tier 1||Postponed|
|SSC CGL Tier 2 Exam Date||To be out soon|
|SSC CGL Tier 3 Exam Date||
To be out soon
What is the fee for SSC CGL Application Form?
|Male (General/OBC)||Rs. 100/-|
|Female (All Categories)||No Fee|
What is SSC CGL Eligibility?
1. Educational Qualifications
Candidates should have a graduate degree on or before 01.08.2018.
Candidates, those are in the final year of graduation can also apply for
SSC CGL with their provisional degrees.
A). Assistant Audit Officer/Assistant Accounts Officer
- Essential Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree from a recognized University or Institute
- Desirable Qualifications: Chartered Accountant or
Cost & Management Accountant or Company Secretary or Masters I
Commerce or Masters in Business Studies or Masters in Business
Administration (Finance) or Masters in Business Economics.
Bachelor’s Degree in any subject with at least 60% Marks in
Mathematics at 12th standard level
Bachelor’s Degree in any subject with Statistics as one of the core subjects at degree level
2. Age Limit
SSC has increased the age limit for SSC CGL recruitment, though the
age varies from post to post. The minimum age limit defined for SSC CGL
is 27 years and the maximum age limit criteria is 32 years.
Post Wise Age Limit
|CSS||20-30 years||Assistant Section Officer|
|Intelligence Bureau||Not exceeding 30 Years||Assistant Section Officer|
|Directorate of Enforcement,
Department of Revenue
|Up to 30 years||Assistant Enforcement Officer|
|M/o of Statistics & Prog.
|Up to 32 years||Junior Statistical Officer|
|NIA||Up to 30 years||Sub Inspector|
|CBI||20-30 years||Sub Inspector|
|Narcotics||18-25 years||Sub Inspector|
|CBEC||20-27 years||Tax Assistant|
|Other departments||18-27 years||All other posts|
|Physically Handicapped (PH)||10 years|
|PH + OBC||13 years|
|PH + SC/ST||
Check Your Age Eligibility
Date of Birth
|Born not earlier than 02.August.1991 and not later than 01.August.2000|
|Born not earlier than 02.August.1991 and not later than 01.August.1998|
|Born not earlier than 02.August.1988 and not later than 01.August.1998|
|Born not earlier than 02.August.1988 and not later than 01.August.2000|
|Born not earlier than 02.August.1986 and not later than 01.August.2000|
What is SSC CGL Salary?
are total 5 grade-pays in CGL Jobs which are 4800, 4600, 4200, 2800 and
2400. We have discussed in details for all Posts considering grade pay,
work location, and salary in SSC CGL after 7th pay commission.
What is SSC CGL Selection Procedure?
SSC CGL is conducted in four tiers as indicated below:
- Tier -I: Online Examination (Objective Multiple Choice Type)
- Tier -II: Online Examination (Objective Multiple Choice Type)
- Tier -III: Descriptive Paper in English/Hindi (writing of Essay/Precis/Letter/Application Writing)
- Tier -IV: Computer Proficiency Test/ Skill Test (wherever applicable)/Document Verification
After clearing the cut-off of Tier 1 exam, you will be eligible to
appear for Tier 2 & Tier 3. Answer Sheet of SSC CGL Tier 3 will be
evaluated for those candidates who will qualify SSC CGL Tier 2 Cut-off.
Tier 4 exam (Computer Proficiency Test or Skill Test) is applicable to
some specific posts only. The Tier 3 result is declared after both Tier 3
and Tier 4 have occurred.
The final result is declared after all the Tier 1, Tier 2, Tier 3 and
Tier 4 are conducted. Final merit list is prepared by considering marks
of all the Tier (1, 2, 3). If you do not clear Tier 4 (Skill/Typing
test) then you will be eligible for the posts which do not require the
There are various Posts in SSC CGL 2018. While opting a job in CGL, you have to consider multiple factors, which are:
- Job Profile
- Job Location
- Work Pressure etc.
|Assistant Section Officer (CSS)||Clerical work such as completing files & making reports|
|Assistant (Central Vigilance Commission)||Desk job|
|Assistant Section Officer (Central Vigilance Commission)||Clerical work|
|Assistant Section Officer (Railway Ministry)||Clerical work but the position is above UDC|
|Assistant Section Officer (External Affairs)||Responsible work, a lot to learn and understand Indian diplomacy and how nations take up matters|
|Assistant Audit Officer (Under C & AG)||To perform the audit|
|Assistant Section Officer (AFHQ)||To assist the section officer (Indoor Job)|
|Assistant (Other Ministries)||File work|
|Inspector of Income Tax (CBDT)||Evaluating, documenting, processing IT records|
|Inspector (Central Excise) CBEC||Inspect, verify, process and maintain the taxes/returns filed by companies|
|Inspector (Preventive Officer) CBEC||Documentation and inspecting imported and exported goods|
|Inspector (Examiner) CBEC||Checking & verifying whether appropriate taxes are paid|
|Assistant Enforcement Officer (Department Of Revenue)||Investigating, preventing & arresting the frauds|
|Sub-Inspector (CBI)||Investigate anti-corruption|
|Inspector of Post (Dept. of Post)||Procuring & promoting business growth for post offices|
|Divisional Accountant (Under C & AG)||Chief accountant or financial advisor|
|Junior Statistical Officer (Statistics)||Data Collection, Data Compilation, Data Processing|
What are the total Vacancies released for SSC CGL?
This time, SSC has not released the Vacancies of SSC CGL
in 2018. The commission will soon announce the vacancy details on its
official site. You can take a look at the tentative group-wise vacancy
Group of Posts Wise Vacancies
Tentative vacancy for SSC CGL 2017
Post Preference in SSC CGL 2018
SSC CGL application form. Possibly, SSC will ask you to choose the post
preference order after the Document verification process. However, you
can check here SSC CGL post preference guide for all CGL posts.
How to Apply for SSC CGL Exam Online Form?
To apply the application form for SSC CGL exam through the online mode, you must follow the steps below:
- Register on the official website of SSC CGL through a valid email ID.
- Payment required through the online process (Debit Card/Credit Card/Internet Banking/Wallets).
- Only the valid information should be filled.
- You must download a copy of scanned photograph & signature for future requirements.
- Click Submit button for application form submission.
- Now take the print out of the application form.
What is SSC Exam Syllabus & Pattern?
- Four sections (General Awareness, Reasoning, English and
Quantitative Aptitude) are asked in both Tier 1 and Tier 2. The syllabus
of English section is different for Tier 1 and Tier 2, rest all the
three sections are same for Tier 1 as well as for Tier 2.
- SSC CGL Tier 1 exam is for 60 minutes containing 25 Questions each
from General Awareness, Reasoning, English and Quantitative Aptitude.
Each correct answer will fetch you +2 marks and each wrong answer will
give you -0.50 marks.
- In SSC CGL Tier 2, 4 papers are conducted from which Paper 1 and
Paper 2 are compulsory for all the aspirants who cleared Tier 1 exam.
Paper 3 and Paper 4 are only for those candidates who filled up for the
- Find here the detailed syllabus & exam pattern of SSC CGL.
SSC CGL Tier 1 Syllabus
- Reasoning & General Intelligence
General Mental Ability–
Alphabet Test, Analogy, Arithmetic Reasoning, Blood
Relation, Classification, Coding-decoding, Distance direction
test, Matrix, Logical Venn diagram, Missing Number
Paper cutting & folding, Embedded figures, Figure formation &
Analysis, Series, Cube & Dice, Mirror Image, Water Image, Pattern
Completion, Counting of figures
- General AwarenessCurrent Affairs, Economy
& Finance, Geography, History, Indian Polity &
Constitution, Science & Technology, Static GK
- Quantitative Aptitude
Boat & Stream, Compound & Simple Interest, LCM & HCF,
Mixture & Alligation, Partnership, Percentages, Pipes & Cistern,
Problem on Ages, Profit loss & Discount, Ration Proportion, Speed,
time, and work and Time work & wages
Mensuration, Data Interpretation, Trigonometry, Degree and Radian
Measures, Histogram, Standard Identities, Complementary angles, Heights
and Distances, Histogram, Frequency polygon and Bar diagram & Pie
Grammar-Fill in the blanks, Error Spotting, Voices and Narrations, Para jumbles
Vocabulary– One-word substitution, Idioms & Phrases, Spelling Errors, Antonym/Synonym
Reading Comprehension– Passage and Cloze test.
SSC CGL Tier 2 Syllabus
- Quantitative Ability
Proportion, LCM & HCF, Percentages, Boat & Stream, Speed, time,
and distance, Partnership, CI & SI, Pipes & Cistern, Problem on
Ages, Time & Work, Average, Mixture & Allegation and Profit loss
Advance Maths- Geometry
(Circles, Triangle, Quadrilateral etc.), Mensuration (Cube, Cylinder,
Sphere, Pyramid etc.), Data Interpretation, Trigonometry, Height &
Distance, Algebra and Co-ordinate Geometry
- English Language & Comprehension
Grammar-Fill in the blanks, Active & Passive, Direct & Indirect, Error Spotting, Sentence Improvement and Parajumbles
Vocabulary- One-word substitution, Idioms & Phrases, Spelling Errors and Antonym/Synonym
Reading Comprehension- Passage and Cloze test
What is the official Cut Off?
|Category||SSC CGL Cut off 2017 Tier 1||SSC CGL Cut Off 2016 Tier 1||Cut Off 2015 Tier 1||Cut Off 2014 Tier 1|