SSC CGL 2017 Notification – Your Complete Guide to Exam Pattern, Dates & Vacancies

SSC CGL 2017 Notification – Your Complete Guide to Exam Pattern, Dates & Vacancies

Finally, Staff Selection Commission has announced SSC CGL 2017 notification on 16th May 2017. According to the notification, there are estimated 10,000 vacancies for various Group B and C job positions.

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.

After a long wait, candidates now can apply for SSC CGL 2017. But before you do that. It is important to read through all important details of the notification. Also, learn about important dates, eligibility criteria, syllabus, and all other relevant details.

 

SSC CGL 2017 Important Dates

We have listed out important dates for 2017 SSC CGL below:

Start Date for SSC CGL 2017 Application: 16th May 2017

Last Date to Apply: 16th June 2017

SSC CGL 2017 Tier 1 Computer Mode Exam Dates: 1st to 20th August 2017

SSC CGL 2017 Tier 2 Computer Mode Exam Dates: 10th to 11th November 2017

SSC CGL 2017 Tier 4 Descriptive Paper Exam Date: 21st January 2018

SSC CGL 2017 Tier 4 Skill Test Exam: February 2018

 

SSC CGL 2017 Eligibility Criteria

It is important to meet eligibility criteria to apply for SSC CGL 2017. Inability to meet SSC CGL 2017 will lead to cancellation of application.

The eligibility is consisted of following criteria

  • Reservation
  • Nationality
  • Age limit
  • Minimum Educational Qualifications

Let us go into the details of each eligibility criteria given above.

 

Reservation details for SSC CGL 2017

Reservation in SSC CGL 2017 exam

Nationality and Citizenship for SSC CGL

Citizenship Eligibility Criteria of SSC CGL 2017

Age Limit for SSC CGL exam

 

SSC CGL Age Limit

For further details on age limit for SSC CGL 2017 exam, please refer to the official notification.

 

Minimum educational qualifications required for SSC CGL 2017

Educational Qualifications for SSC CGL 2017

SSC CGL 2017 Total Vacancies and Distribution

There are estimated 10,000 job vacancies for Group B and C job positions. However, final estimate to be provided soon by Staff Selection Commission.

We have provided below the details of the posts:

 

Pay Band of Rs. 9,300-34,800/-

Group Job Position Ministry/Department Age Limit
B Assistant Audit Officer Comptroller and Auditor General of India Up to 30
Assistant Accounts Officer Comptroller and Auditor General of India Up to 30
Assistant Section Officer (ASO) Central Secretariat Up to 30
“” IB Up to 30
“” Railway Up to 30
“” MEA Up to 30
“” AFHQ Up to 30
Assistant Others Up to 27
“” “” Up to 30
ASO “” Up to 30
Assistant “” Up to 30
C Income Tax Inspector CBDT Up to 30
B Excise Inspector CBEC Up to 30
Preventive Officer “” Up to 27
Examiner “” Up to 27
Assistant Enforcement Officer Enforcement Directorate and Revenue Directorate Up to 30
SI CBI Up to 30
Inspector Post Up to 27
DA Comptroller and Auditor General of India Up to 30
Inspector CBN Up to 27
SI NIA Up to 30
JSO MSPI Up to 32

 

Pay Band of Rs. 5,200-20,200/-

 

Group Job Position Ministry/Department Age Limit
Auditor Comptroller and Auditor General of India Up to 27
“” CGDA Up to 27
“” Others Up to 27
Accountant Comptroller and Auditor General of India Up to 27
Accountant Others Up to 27
SSA/UDC Govt. of India and Others Up to 27
TA CBDT Up to 27
TA CBEC Up to 27
SI CBN Up to 27

 

SSC CGL 2017 Exam Pattern, Mode and Syllabus

The SSC CGL 2017 exam will be conducted in 4 tiers process. The candidates have to qualify for each tier to progress to further tiers.

The personal interview has been removed, therefore, only examination and practical will be conducted in all cases.

 

We have provided tier wise exam pattern and mode:

SSC CGL Tier 1:

Total duration: 1 hour

Total questions: 100 questions

Total marks: 50 marks

Mode: Computer based

Pattern: Multiple choice questions

Negative marking: -0.5

SSC CGL Tier 1 Pattern and Mode

SSC CGL Tier 2:

Total duration: 2 hours

Total questions: 500

Total marks: 800

Mode: Computer based

Pattern: Multiple choice questions

Negative marking: -0.25

SSC CGL 2017 Tier 2 Pattern and Mode

SSC CGL Tier 3:

Total duration: 1 hour

Total marks: 100

Mode: Pen and paper

Pattern: Descriptive

Negative marking: nil

SSC CGL 2017 Tier 3 Pattern and Mode

SSC CGL Tier 4:

9(D)

Total duration: 1 hour (approx.)

Syllabus: Data Entry Speed Test (DEST) at 8,000 key depression per hour

Mode: Computer based

Pattern: typing

Negative marketing: nil

9(E)

Total duration: 1 hour (approx.)

Syllabus: CPT (Computer Proficiency Test) that includes: Word, PowerPoint, and Slide presentation

11(a, b, c)

Total duration: Tentative

Total duration: 1 hour (approx.)

Syllabus: Medical test, Cycling and Walking

Please refer to the original SSC CGL notification for detailed information on this.

 

How to Apply for SSC CGL 2017?

We have listed out step-by-step application process for SSC CGLE 2017 exam below:

Note: The mode of application is online only. Application fee is Rs. 100/- only.

  1. Visit this link: http://ssc.nic.in/
  2. Click on ‘New Registration’ button
  3. Fill up the registration form
  4. Registration Id and password will be generated
  5. Upload photos and signature
  6. Fill up the application form with accurate details
  7. Click on ‘Final Submit’ (only if you’ve filled up application form completely with accurate details)
  8. Choose mode of payment: offline or online
  9. Make payment either online or offline
  10. Take print out of the final application form

 

Contact SSC for SSC CGLE 2017

Address: Block No 12, CGO Complex, Lodhi Road, New Delhi 110091

Official website: http://ssc.nic.in/

Download PDF that contains SSC contact phone numbers and other relevant details

 

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