Staff Selection Commission (SSC)

Staff Selection Commission (SSC)

Combined Graduate Level (CGL) Exam

The Examination is conducted in three tiers as indicated below

Tier-I: This is a 75 minutes examination, having 100 questions & total 200 marks. For each correct answer, a student scores +2 marks and for each incorrect response, a penalty of -0.50 is given. There is no penalty for not attempting questions. The score obtained in Tier - I examination is added in the final score to arrive at the merit list. There are four sections - Reasoning, Quantitative Aptitude, English Language and General Awareness & each section 25 questions.

Tier-I and Tier-II: Computer-Based Tests

Tier-II: There are four papers conducted in Tier-II Exam.

Paper- I Quantitative Abilities- 200 marks (100 Questions)

Paper-II English Language & Comprehension- 200 marks (200 Questions).

Paper- III Statistics 200 marks (100 Questions)

Paper-IV General Studies (Finance and Economics) - 200 Marks

For Statistical Investigator Grade-II: Paper- I, Paper-II and Paper- III are considered for selection.

Assistant Audit Officer Group- B: Paper- I, Paper-II and Paper- IV are considered for selection.

For Other Posts: Only paper-I and Paper II are considered for selection.

Tier-III: Instead of INTERVIEW, Tier-III (of 100 marks) has been inducted which will require candidates to write Essay/Precis/Letter /Application in either English or Hindi.

There will be no sectional cut-offs but a candidate will have to qualify all the three phases i.e. Tier-I, Tier-II, and Tier-III.

SSC CGL Tier -1 Classroom Program

Our exclusive SSC CGL Tier-I Classroom Program brings to you a complete module which includes extensive classroom training, comprehensive study material and exhaustive class and practice exercises and tests.

-100+ classroom sessions covering all subject areas viz. Quantitative Aptitude, Data Interpretation, Reasoning, English Usage and General Awareness to clarify fundamental concepts and provide ample practice.

-10 Mock Tests modeled on the actual exam pattern to acquaint you with the paper pattern.

-Detailed analysis of the Mock Tests.

-40 subject-wise practice tests to help you maximize your score.

-Personality Development Sessions to prepare students for the Personal Interview Round.

SSC CGL Tier -2 Classroom Program

Our exclusive SSC CGL Tier-II Classroom Program offers you complete preparation by means of extensive classroom training, comprehensive study material and exhaustive practice exercises and tests. The classroom environment keeps the students focused and motivated.

-50+ classroom sessions covering Quantitative Aptitude, Data Interpretation, and English Language to provide in-depth knowledge of Arithmetic and English Language.

-10 Mock Tests (each of Paper- I and Paper- II) modeled on the pattern of SSC CGL Tier II exam

-Detailed analysis of the Mock Tests.

-Personality Development Sessions to prepare students for the Personal Interview Round.

Q.What is SSC CGL Exam?
Ans. SSC CGL is Combined Graduate level exam which is conducted by Selection Staff Commission. You get very good central government job after clearing this exam.

Q.What is the Educational Qualification for SSC CGL Examination?
Ans. As per the Official SSC notification, You need to be a graduate in any discipline from a recognized University or any equivalent qualification recognized as such by the Central Government on or before 01.08.2017. There are few posts of SSC CGL in which additional qualification is required.

(i) Assistant Audit Officer: This is the new post of SSC CGL, which was introduced in 2016.

Essential Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree from a recognized University or Institute

Desirable Qualification for the Post of Assistant Audit Officer (AAO): Chartered Accountant or Cost & Management Accountant or Company Secretary or Masters in Commerce or Masters in Business Economics. 

(ii) Statistical Investigator Grade - II:
Bachelor’s Degree in any subject from a recognized University or Institute and at least 60% in Mathematics at 12th standard.
Bachelor’s Degree in any subject with Statistics as one of the subjects at degree level.

(iii) Compiler:
Bachelor’s Degree from any recognized University with Economics/Statistics/Mathematics as a compulsory or Elective subject.

Q. What is the Age Limit for SSC CGL Examination?

Ans. The age limits are different for different posts.  Generally, the age limits are 18 to 27 years on the crucial date.

Q. I’m in the last semester/ last year of college. Can I apply?
Ans. Yes, If your final result is declared before 01.08.2017 then you are eligible.

Q. Does SSC CGL exam have sectional cut­-offs like in IBPS and RBI exams?
Ans. There are no Sectional Cut-Offs. But there is an overall SSC CGL cut off, which is different for different posts and different categories.

Q. Is there any new post introduced by SSC this year also like Assistant Audit Officer (AAO) was introduced in 2016?
Ans. Yes, This year also a new post has been introduced by SSC CGL, which is Assistant Accounts Officer with gradepay 4800.

Q. Is there any Post of SSC CGL which is considered as State Service?
Ans. No, All the posts carry All India Service Liability (AISL) i.e. the candidate, after Selection may be asked to serve anywhere in the country.

Q. Is it mandatory to appear in SSC CGL Tier II (Paper ­3(Statistical Investigator Gr.II & Compiler) and Paper 4(Assistant Audit Officer)) as my name is in the list?
Ans. No, it is not compulsory. Tier II of SSC CGL conducts total 4 papers in which paper 1 (Quantitative Aptitude) and paper 2 (English) are compulsory for all the posts while paper 3 and paper 4 are optional. If you have applied for Statistical Investigator Gr.II & Compiler and Assistant Audit Officer while filling your SSC CGL 2017 Application form then you can appear for paper 3 and paper 4 of tier II but in this case, also it is not compulsory. 

Q.What will happen if I am absent in Paper ­3 /Paper 4  of SSC CGL Tier II because my name is mentioned in the list of Qualified candidates for Paper III?
Ans. If you don't write SSC CGL Paper 3 /Paper 4 of tier II, then you will not be considered for Statistical Investigator/ post. But you will get any of the rest of the posts you applied for if you qualify.

Q.If I appear in statistics paper and unable to qualify, won't I get any of the other posts as well?
Ans. Well, if you are unable to pass in paper ­3 of SSC CGL Tier II Exam, then you will be considered for other posts. SSC will consider your name for another post for which you are eligible.

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