Staff Selection Commission (SSC) has become one of the most prudent organizations for government examinations in India. SSC conducts various examinations through which vacancies are filled in government departments, one of the most desired examinations is the SSC CGL (Combined Graduate Level) exam.
Every year SSC releases an Annual Calendar in which you can find the list of all upcoming exam dates. To know more about the SSC CGL Exam visit this page regularly.
Every year SSC organizes the SSC CGL exam through which non-technical Group ‘B’ and Group ‘C’ non-gazetted posts in various Ministries/ Organizations/ Departments..
SSC CGL Exam has four levels in the exam. The examination will be conducted in four tiers as indicated below:
|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|
As the Exam Pattern of SSC CGL Exam is in four levels, so the syllabus of all levels is to be shown independently.
Tier – I Syllabus:
SSC CGL Tier – I Exam is an objective exam which will be conducted online.
|Section||Subject||Questions||Max. Marks||Exam Duration|
|1||Objective Multiple Choice||25||50|
|2||Objective Multiple Choice||25||50|
|3||Descriptive Paper in English/Hindi||25||50||100|
|4||Skill Test/Computer Proficiency Test||25||50|
Tier – II Syllabus:
SSC CGL Tier – II Exam is also an objective exam which will be conducted online.
|Paper||Subject||Questions||Max. Marks||Exam Duration|
|1||Quantitative Abilities||100||200||2 Hours|
|2||English Language and Comprehension||200||200||2 Hours|
|4||General Studies (Finance & Economics)||100||200||2 Hours|
Exam Main Points:
Tier – III Syllabus:
Tier-III Exam 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.
Exam Main Points:
Tier – IV Syllabus:
The Tier-IV of SSC CGL Exam comprises of a couple of skill tests which are required for certain government posts.
There are 4 major measures which a candidate must fulfil in order to be eligible for the SSC CGL Exam. The 4 parameters are given below:
|Name of Post||Department||Age Limit|
|Inspector||Central Bureau of Narcotics||18-27 years|
|Auditor||Offices under CAG|
|Assistant Section Officer||Central Secretariat Service||20-30 Years|
|Assistant Section Officer||Ministry of Railway|
|Assistant Section Officer||Ministry of External Affairs|
|Assistant Section Officer||Air Force HeadQuarters|
|Inspector, (Central Excise)||Central Board of Excise and Customs (CBEC)||Not More than 30 years|
|Assistant Audit Officer||Indian Audit & Accounts Department Under CAG|
|Assistant Section Officer||Intelligence Bureau|
|Inspector of Income Tax||CBDT|
|Assistant Enforcement Officer||Directorate of Enforcement, Department of Revenue||Up to 30Years|
|Junior Statistical Officer||Ministry of Statistics & Prog. Implementation||Up to 32 years|
3. Educational Qualification: The Educational Qualification varies as per the post in SSC CGL Exam.
|Name of Post||Education|
|Assistant Audit Officer||Bachelor’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 Post||Bachelor’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 Posts||Bachelor’s Degree from any recognized University with Economics or Statistics or Mathematics as compulsory or Elective Subject|
|All Other Posts||Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline from a recognized University or equivalent|
4. Physical Fitness Requirements: There are certain necessary 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).