SSC CGL 2017

Staff Selection Comission Combined Graduate Level Exam (SSC CGL)

SSC CGL 2017

SSC CGL 2017SSC CGL 2017 - Staff Selection Commission (SSC) conducts Combined Graduate Level (CGL) 2017 examination for recruitment of candidates for Group B posts in various Ministries/ Departments/ Organisations. SSC CGL 2017 to be conducted in four stages. SSC CGL 2017 applications had closed on June 19, 2017, and as per the official notification, a total of 30,26, 598 candidates have registered for SSC CGL 2017. The Tier I of SSC CGL 2017 is a computer based examination scheduled to be conducted from August 5 to August 24, 2017, at designated testing centres across the country. Candidates who qualify this stage will be allowed to appear in SSC CGL 2017 Tier II scheduled to be held in online mode on November 10 and 11, 2017. SSC CGL 2017 Tier III which is a descriptive exam will be held on January 21, 2018, and Tier IV in February for accessing candidate’s skills as per the post applied. SSC CGL 2017 will be conducted for approximately 4000 posts in Central Vigilance Commission, Intelligence Bureau, Ministry Of Railway, Ministry Of External Affairs, Controller General of Account, Central Secretariat Service, etc. Candidates have to qualify each stage of SSC CGL 2017 recruitment exam with high marks in order to secure a high rank in the merit list. The final result of SSC CGL 2017 will be prepared after adding candidate score in SSC CGL 2017 Tier I, II and III.

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A candidate who has acheived a minimum of 18 years of age and graduate degree in any stream were eligible to apply for SSC CGL 2017. Candidates were advised to read the SSC CGL 2017 notification carefully before online registration to ascertain their age and academic qualification required for different posts. The details of SSC CGL 2017 recruitment exam like eligibility, exam pattern, application form, answer key, cut off and result is given below.

 

Notification regarding SSC CGL 2017

 

 

SSC CGL 2017 FAQs

 

Q. What is SSC CGL 2017?

Ans. Staff Selection Commission commonly referred as SSC is Government of India organisations that conduct Combined Graduate Level Examination (CGLE) for recruitment of candidates for Group B posts in various Ministries and Departments of Government of India and in Subordinate Offices.

 

Q. Number of vacancies and posts available in SSC CGL 2017?

Ans. SSC CGLE 2017 to be conducted for recruitment of approximately 4000 Group B staffs in Central Vigilance Commission, Intelligence Bureau, Ministry of Railway, Ministry of External Affairs, CAG, AFHQ, Central Bureau of Investigation, Department of Post, Controller General of Account, Central Bureau of Narcotics, Central Excise, Central Bureau of Investigation, Central Police Organisations, etc.

 

Q. Who can appear for SSC CGL 2017?

Ans. Candidates who have a graduate degree in any stream and minimum of 18 years are eligible to appear for SSC CGL 2017. Candidates who are in final year of graduation are also eligible but such candidates have to submit their academic certificate at the time of documents verification.

 

Q. What is the exam date of SSC CGL 2017?

Ans. SSC CGL 2017 is conducted in four Tiers. The exam date of SSC CGL 2017 is given below.

 

SSC CGL 2017 Exam Dates

SSC CGL 2017 Exam Events

Exam Date

SSC CGL 2017 Tier I

August 5 to 24, 2017

SSC CGL 2017 Tier II

November 10 and 11, 2017

SSC CGL 2017 Tier III

January 21, 2018

SSC CGL 2017 Tier IV

February 2018

Q. What is the exam mode of SSC CGL 2017 - online or paper based?

Ans. SSC CGL 2017 is a computer based examination (CSE). The online mode of examination has been adopted since 2016.

 

Q. What is the selection procedure of SSC CGL 2017?

Ans. SSC CGL 2017 will be conducted in four tiers. Candidates have to qualify Tier I, II, III and IV with high score so to secure rank in merit list. The recruitment will be done strictly on the basis of candidates rank and posts selected. 

 

Q. What will be my salary after qualifying SSC CGL 2017?

Ans. The salary structure will based on grade pay and it depends on posts and departments. The grade pay of SSC CGL is Rs. 4600, Rs. 4200, Rs. 2400 and Rs. 2800

 

SSC CGL 2017 Exam Highlights

Sr .No

SSC CCGL 2017 Events

Tier I

Tier II

Tier III

Tier IV

1.

SSC CGL exam date

August 5 to August 24, 2017

November 10 and 11, 2017

January 21, 2018

February 2018

2.

Exam mode

Online

Online

Paper based

Online

3.

Exam pattern

General awareness

General Intelligence & Reasoning

English Comprehension

Quantitative Aptitude

Paper I - Quantitative Ability 

Paper II - Language & Comprehension  (Paper I & II Compulsory for all candidates)

Paper III- Statistics (For Statistical Investigator Post)

Paper IV -Finance & Accounts and Economics & Governance (For Assistant Audit Officer in C & AG)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Essay, Passage And Letter Writing

 

 

 

Data Entry Skill Test (DEST) /Computer Proficiency Test (CPT)

4.

Total Marks

200 (Each question carries one mark)

Paper I – 100 (Each question carries two marks)

 

Paper II - 200 (Each question carries one mark)

 

Paper III -  Paper I – 100 (Each question carries two marks)

 

Paper IV – 100 (Each question carries two marks)

 

 

Total Marks:100

Candidates

Must score 33 per cent (33 marks out 100) 

 

5.

Negative Marking

0.50

 

0.50

 

 

 

SSC CGL Important Dates 2017

 

The SSC CGL 2017 exam dates have been announced by examination authority SSC. The application form of SSC CGL 2017 was available from May 16, 2017. The application form could be filled in online mode only as not other mode of application was available. Candidates can check SSC CGL 2017 important dates from table below.

 

SSC CGL 2017 Important Dates

Event

Date

Online registration of application form begins

May 16, 2017

Online registration of application form ends

June 19, 2017

Online Fee Payment

May 16 to June 19, 2017

Admit Card for SSC CGL 2017 Tier I Exam

July 27, 2017

SSC CGL 2017 Tier I Exam Date

August 5 to August 24, 2017

SSC CGL 2017 Tier I Result

September/October, 2017

SSC CGL 2017 Tier II Exam Date

November 10 and 11, 2017

Tier II Result Dates

December 2017

SSC CGL 2017 Tier III Exam Date

January 21, 2017

SSC CGL 2017 Tier IV Exam Date

February 2017 

SSC CGL Answer Key 2017

 

The examination authority will release SSC CGL answer key 2017 of Tier I and II. The answer key of SSC CGL 2017 Tier I will be released in June/July. Candidates can download the official answer key of SSC CGL 2017 by entering their roll number and password (DOB). The examination authority will release SSC CGL answer key 2017 of all sets of online question booklets provided to candidates during the computer based test and candidates can download answer key of only those set which was provided to them during the online test. The answer key of SSC CGL 2017 Tier II will be released in September/October. Candidates can also challenge the official answer key of SSC CGL 2017 within the prescribed dates. The challenge for questions can be done online only. 

 

SSC CGL Result 2017

 

The SSC CGL 2017 result will be declared in three stages. At first, the examination authority will declare SSC CGL 2017 result of Tier 1 in August for selecting candidates for Tier II. The result of SSC CGL Tier II will be declared in December, 2017. Candidates have to secure sectional as well overall cut off score to qualify each stages of SSC CGL 2017. The final result of SSC CGL 2017 will be declared in March/April 2018 for selecting candidates for recruitment. The final result of SSC CGL 2017 will be prepared after adding marks secured by candidates in Tier I, II and III. The allotment of SSC CGL posts will be done strictly according to rank of candidates in merit position and their preference.

 

SSC CGL Cut off 2017

 

Staff Selection Commission (SSC) decides SSC CGL 2017 cut off sore to delimit the number of candidates for the next round of recruitment process. Candidates who will secure cut off score at each stage will be allowed to appear for subsequent round of examination. At first, SSC CGL 2017 cut off score of Tier I will be declared in July/August and candidates who will secure sectional as well as overall cut off marks will be allowed to appear for Tier II. Candidates have to secure SSC CGL 2017 cut off score in Tier II to become eligible for appearing in Tier III and IV. The final cut off score of SSC CGL 2017 will be based on the combined marks of Tier I, II and III. Candidates who will score higher marks will be placed at higher ranks and amongst those having high ranks will be selected for allotment of posts per their rank and preference. . The SSC CGL cut off score of preliminary and mains of last year is given below. . The SSC CGL cut off score of previous years is given below.

 

SSC CGL cut off score of Tier I:

Year

General

OBC

SC

ST

Ex. S

HH

OH

VH

2016

137

125.5

114

103

92

20

97

68

2015

102.25

89.5

80.25

74.25

67.75

20

69

51

2014

96.5

82

77

69.5

62

25

68.75

40

2013

102

85

77

69

25

25

67

61

2012

82

70

64

62

25

25

60

25

2011

86.75

70.25

63.5

63.25

60

50

50

50

SSC CGL cut off score of Tier II – For interview Posts

Years

General

OBC

SC

ST

Ex. S

VH

OH

HH

2015

430.75

411

373

359

358

332

345

253

2014

426

398.8

365.5

350

361

359

340

231

2013

424.5

395.8

359.3

346

345

315.3

345

228

2012

349

319

284

282

308

261

274

191

2011

354.75

323.8

281.3

296

293

246

246

200

SSC CGL cut off score of Tier II – For Non - Interview Posts

Years

General

OBC

SC

ST

Ex. S

VH

OH

HH

2015

410.25

387

345

327.5

255

259

323.5

211

2014

397.25

365

331.5

308.5

288

307

307

182

2013

401

368.5

334

314

226

300.3

305.8

202

2012

313

281.5

251

242

211

225

227

123

2011

315.25

283.8

247.3

251.8

180

150

208

150

SSC CGL 2017 Posts and Pay Scale: The classification of SSC CGL Pay Scale and posts is mentioned below.

S.No.

SSC CGL Pay Scale

Classification of SSC CGL Posts

1

A Central Civil post carrying the following grade pay - Rs. 5400, Rs.4800, Rs.4600 and Rs.4200 in the scale of pay of Rs 9300 - 34800 in the Pay Band-2

Group-B

2

A Central Civil post carrying the following grade pay -Rs.2800, Rs.2400, Rs.2000, Rs.1900 and Rs.1800 in the scale of pay of Rs.5200-20200 in the Pay Band-1

Group-C

SSC CGL Exam Pattern 2017

 

Staff Selection Commission (SSC) will conduct SSC CGL 2017 in four Tiers. The SSC CGL 2017 exam pattern of each Tier will be different from others. The SSC CGL Tier & II will be a computer based examination while Tier III is a descriptive exam to be conducted in paper based mode. The Tier of SSC CGL 2017 will be a qualifying exam to access candidates’ in proficiency computer operation. The detail of SSC CGL exam pattern 2017 is given below.

 

SSC CGL 2017 Tier I Exam Pattern

Subjects

No. of MCQs (Each question carry 2 marks)

Total of Marks of each subject

Negative Marking

General Awareness

25

50

0.50 for each wrong answer

General Intelligence & Reasoning

25

50

English Comprehension

25

50

Quantitative Aptitude

25

50

Total

100

200

SSC CGL 2017 Tier II Exam Pattern

Subjects

No. of MCQs

Total of Marks of each subject

Negative Marking

Paper I - Quantitative Ability

100 (Each Question carrier two marks)

200

0.50 for each wrong answer

Paper II - Language & Comprehension

200 (Each Question carrier one marks)

200

Paper III- Statistics (For Statistical Investigator Post)

100 (Each Question carrier two marks)

200

Paper IV -Finance & Accounts and Economics & Governance (For Assistant Audit Officer in C & AG)

100 (Each Question carrier two marks)

200

*Paper I & II – Compulsory for all candidates

 

SSC CGL 2017 Tier III Exam Pattern – This paper is mandatory for all candidates who have qualified Tier I and II. The exam will be of descriptive type paper of 100 marks conducted in pen and paper based mode. Candidates have to secure 33 per cent (33 marks out 100) to qualify this stage.

 

All candidates irrespective of their choices for SSC CGL 2017 posts have to appear in Tier 3 It is mandatory for candidates to score 33 per cent (33 marks out 100) to qualify the SSC CGL 2017 Tier 3. The exam will be of descriptive type paper of 100 marks conducted in pen and paper based mode.

 

SSC CGL 2017 Tier IV Exam Pattern – This stage will test the candidates’ knowledge of Data Entry Skill Test (DEST) /Computer Proficiency Test (CPT). The Tier 4 exam of SSC CGL 2017 will be of a qualifying nature.

 

SSC CGL Syllabus 2017

 

The detail of SSC CGL 2017 syllabus is given below.

 

SSC CGL Syllabus of Tier I: The questions from General Intelligence & Reasoning, General Awareness and English Comprehension will be of Graduation level. While, Quantitative Aptitude section will have class 10th level

 

SSC CGL 2017 Tier I Syllabus

Subjects

Topics

General Intelligence & Reasoning

The questions will be of both verbal and non-verbal type. The questions will be based on analogies, similarities and series, coding and decoding, statement conclusion, syllogistic reasoning etc. differences, space visualization, spatial orientation, problem solving, analysis, judgment, decision making, visual memory, discrimination, observation, relationship concepts, arithmetical reasoning and figural classification, arithmetic number series, non-verbal, etc.

General Awareness

Questions will test candidate’s general awareness of the environment and its application to society. Questions will test knowledge of current events and of such matters of every day observations and experience in their scientific aspect as may be expected of any educated person

Quantitative Aptitude

The questions will be from computation of whole numbers, decimals, fractions and relationships between numbers, Percentage. Ratio & Proportion, Square roots, Averages, Interest, Profit and Loss, Discount, Partnership Business, Mixture and Alligation, Time and distance, Time & Work, Basic algebraic identities of School Algebra & Elementary surds, Graphs of Linear Equations, etc.

English Comprehension

Ability to understand correct English, c comprehension and writing ability, etc.

SSC CGL Syllabus 2017 of Tier II: The questions from SSC CGL Tier II exam will be of advance level which will test in-depth knowledge of candidates. The highlights of SSC CGL Syllabus 2017 of Tier II are given below.

 

SSC CGL 2017 Tier II Syllabus

Subjects

Topics

Paper I - Quantitative Ability

Numbers, Percentage. Ratio & Proportion, Square roots, Averages, Interest, Profit and Loss, Discount, Partnership Business, Mixture and Alligation, Time and distance, Time & Work, Basic algebraic identities of School Algebra & Elementary surds, Graphs of Linear Equations, Triangle and its various kinds of centres, Congruence and similarity of triangles, Circle and its chords, tangents, angles subtended by chords of a circle, common tangents to two or more circles, Triangle, Quadrilaterals, Regular Polygons , Circle, Right Prism, Right Circular Cone, Right Circular Cylinder, etc.

Paper II English Language & Comprehension

Questions in this components will be designed to test the candidate’s understanding and knowledge of English Language and will be based on spot the error, fill in the blanks, synonyms, antonyms, spelling/detecting misspelt words, idioms & phrases, one word substitution, improvement of sentences, active/passive voice of verbs, etc.

Paper III Statistics for Investigator Grade II

Collection Classification and Presentation of Statistical Data, Measures of Dispersion, Moments, Skewness and Kurtosis, Correlation and Regression, Probability Theory, Random Variable and Probability Distributions, Sampling Theory, Statistical Inference, Time Series Analysis, Index Numbers, Analysis of Variance, etc.

Paper IV General Studies (Finance and Economics)

Fundamental principles and basic concept of Accounting, Economics and Governance, Finance Commission-Role and functions, Basic Concept of Economics and introduction to Micro Economics, Theory of Demand and Supply
Theory of Demand and Supply, Theory of Production and cost, Forms of Market and price determination in different markets Indian Economy

SSC CGL Admit Card 2017

 

The examination authority will release separate SSC CGL admit card 2017 for Tier I, II, III and IV. The SSC CGL admit card 2017 of Tier I is available from July 27 for all candidates who successfully submitted their application form. To download the admit card of SSC CGL 2017 candidates have to enter their application number/roll number and date of birth/password. Each region of SSC releases CGL admit card on its official website prior to the scheduled date of examination. Candidates who will qualify Tier I exam will be allowed to download Tier II admit card. The admit card of SSC CGL 2017 Tier II will be available in October 2017.

 

SSC CGL Eligibility Criteria 2017

 

Candidates needed to fulfil the essential as well as desired eligibility criteria while applying for SSC CGL 2017. The eligibility criteria for appearing in SSC CGL 2017 are given below.

 

Age Limit as on August 1, 2017:

The age limit criteria of SSC CGL vary from post to post. Candidates must ascertain their age while applying for posts. The age limit will be calculated as on August 1, 2017.

  • Minimum – 18 Years

  • Maximum – 32 years

Date of Birth as recorded in the Matriculation / Secondary Examination Certificate will be considered by the Commission for determining the age

 

Educational Qualification:

Assistant Audit Officer Posts:

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

  • Desirable Qualifications for the Post of Assistant Audit Officer: Chartered Accountant or cost & Management Accountant or Company Secretary or Masters in Commerce or Masters in Business Studies or Masters in Business Administration (Finance) or Masters in Business Economics

Statistical Investigator Grade – II  Posts

  • Bachelor’s Degree in any subject from a recognized University or Institute with at least 60% in Mathematics at class 12 standard

  • Bachelor’s Degree in any subject with Statistics as one of the subjects at degree level

Compiler Posts

Bachelor’s Degree from any recognized University with Economics or Statistics or Mathematics as compulsory or Elective subject

All other SSC CGL Posts: Bachelor’s Degree from a recognized University or equivalent

 

SSC CGL Application Form 2017

 

The application form of SSC CGL 2017 could be filled in online only from May 16, 2017. Candidates were advised to read the application procedure carefully before beginning the online registration because any mistake could lead to rejection of application and cancellation of candidature. The online registration of SSC CGL 2017 is a two stage procedure – registering for exam and filling up application form. In Part I registration of SSC CGL 2017 application form candidates had to fill basic information like their personal and academic details including post applying. At this stage candidates had to upload the photograph and signature as per the required dimension. In Part II registration of SSC CGL 2017 application form candidates needed to pay the examination fee either using online payment gateway or through bank challan.

 

Application Fee: The application fee for SSC CGL 2017 was Rs. 100 for General category candidates. Women candidates and reserved category candidates were exempted from the application fee.

 

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