SSC CGL 2017 Notification – Application Start Date 11th March 2017

SSC CGL 2017 Notification – Application Start Date 11th March 2017

As per the SSC CGL 2017 Notification, CGLE openings adverts will be released on 11th March 2017.


SSC CGL 2017 Tier 1 – Important Dates

Advertising date: 11th March 2017

Last date: 15th April 2017

Dates of exam: 19th June – 02nd July 2017


SSC CGL 2017 Tier 2 – Exam Date

5-8 September 2017

Combined Graduation Level Examination (CGL or CGLE) is one of the most competitive exams in India. Also, it gives you entry into coveted central government jobs.

In 2017, more than 4000 vacancies are expected to offered by SSC. Therefore, prospective applicants are advised to follow Employment News for adverts.

You can also follow our notifications on email for latest updates on SSC CGL 2017.


SSC CGL 2017 – Pattern (*updated)

New major changes:

  • Tier 1 and 2 exams will now be conducted on Computer only
  • Reduced the number of questions in Tier 1 from 200 to 100 but continues to carry 200 marks
  • In Tier 3, a descriptive question of 100 marks added in pen and paper mode
  • No cut-off on the basis of sections
  • Timeline decreased to 75 minutes from 120 minutes for Tier 1

SSC CGL 2017 exam will consist of 4 tiers as given following:

  • Tier 1 (online mode): Objective MCQs (multiple choice questions – computer based
  • Tier 2 (online mode): Objective MCQs – computer based
  • Tier 3: Descriptive type paper
  • Tier 4: Computer proficiency test

SSC CGL 2017 Tier 1 Syllabus

Computer-based only

TOPICS Questions Marks
General Intelligence and Reasoning 25 50
General Awareness 25 50
Quantitative Aptitude 25 50
English Comprehension 25 50

Total Time: 75 minutes

SSC CGL 2017 Tier 2 Syllabus

Computer-based only

There will be 4 papers:

Papers Topics Marks Questions Time
Paper 1 Quantitative Ability 200 100 2 hrs
Paper 2 English Language and Comprehension 200 100 2 hrs
Paper 3 Statistics 200 100 2 hrs
Paper 4 General Studies (Finance and Economics) 200 100 (Q40 from Finance and Accounts and Q60 from Economics and Governance) 2 hrs


Paper 1 and 2 are mandatory for all SSC job positions. Meanwhile, Paper 3 is mandatory for the post of “Statistical Investigator” and “Compiler”. And Paper 4 is mandatory for only the post of “Assistant Audit Officer”.

Exam date for SSC CGL 2017 Tier II: 5-8 September 2017

SSC CGL 2017 Tier 3 Syllabus

Descriptive type paper in pen and paper mode only.

Medium: English/Hindi

Questions: writing of essay/precis (250 words) and letter/application writing (100 words)

Minimum score required to qualify: 33 percent

SSC CGL 2017 Tier 4 Syllabus

Data Entry Skill Test (DEST) – at the speed of 8000 key depressions per hour for post of Tax Assistant

Computer Proficiency Test (CPT) – where ever applicable – for the post of Assistant Section Officer in CSS only


We hope you apply for the SSC CGL 2017 in time. In case you have further queries you can use the comment box below.

Also stay tuned to our blog, we will soon update all the information for SSC CGL 2017 notification in march.

You can also join our upcoming batch for SSC CGL 2017 exam

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