SSC CGL 2018

SSC CGL 2018SSC CGL 2018 – Staff Selection Commission (SSC) will conduct the Tier 1 exam of SSC CGL from July 25 to August 20, 2018. SSC CGL 2018 admit card for Tier 1 exam will be released in the Fourth week of July. The Tier 1 exam of SSC CGL will be held in computer based mode across 130 exam centres. The application form could be filled from May 5 to June 5, 2018. SSC conducts Combined Graduate Level examination for filling up Group B and C posts in various ministries/departments/organizations. SSC CGL 2018 recruitment is conducted for approximately 9000 vacancies in Indian Audit & Accounts Department under CAG, Intelligence Bureau, Ministry of Railway, Ministry of External Affairs, Central Bureau of Investigation, Central Bureau of Narcotics, National Investigation Agency (NIA) etc.

 

SSC CGL recruitment exam is conducted in four stages – Tier 1, 2, 3 and 4. Candidates qualifying the Tier 1 exam by securing the cutoff fixed by the coblemmission will be eligible to appear for Tier 2. The Tier 2 exam of SSC CGL is scheduled to be conducted from November 27 to 30, 2018. In 2017, 15,43,418 candidates had appeared in SSC CGL Tier 1 exam. Out of which, 189838 had qualified for appearing in Tier II (Paper I and II) and III. Total 21946 candidates qualified for appearing in Tier II (Paper I, II & III) and III for Junior Statistical Officers (JSO) posts. Total 14515 candidates were selected for Tier II (Paper I, II & III) and Tier III for Assistant Audit Officers (AAO) posts. Read below for more details on SSC CGL 2018 dates, vacancies, pay scale, admit card, exam pattern, syllabus, cutoff and result.

 

SSC CGL 2018 Exam Overview

Name of the exam

Combined Graduate Level Examination

Commonly known as

CGL

Conducting authority

Staff Selection Commission (SSC)

Exam category

Graduation

Exam level

National

Number of vacancies

9000 (Approx)

Name of posts

Group A, B, C, D

Departments

Indian Audit & Accounts Department under CAG, Intelligence Bureau, Ministry of Railway, Ministry of External Affairs, Central Bureau of Investigation, Central Bureau of Narcotics, National Investigation Agency (NIA) etc

Stages of exam

Tier 1, 2, 3 & 4

Mode of Exam

Tier 1 & 2 – Computer Based Test

Tier 3: Pen and Paper based

Tier 4: Skill Test

SSC CGL 2018 Exam Dates

Event

Date

Online registration began on

May 5, 2018

Online registration closed on

June 5, 2018

Online Fee Payment

May 5 to June 5, 2018

Offline fee payment

May 5 to June 7, 2018

Admit Card for SSC CGL 2018 Tier 1 Exam

Fourth week of July, 2018

SSC CGL 2018 Tier 1 exam date

July 25 to August 20, 2018

SSC CGL Answer Key 2018

September, 2018

SSC CGL Tier 1 Result 2018

October, 2018

SSC CGL 2018 Tier II Exam Date

November 27 to 30, 2018

SSC CGL 2018 Tier II Answer Key

December, 2018

SSC CGL Tier II Result Dates

June, 2019

SSC CGL 2018 Tier III Exam Date

To be notified later

SSC CGL Tier IV Exam Date

To be notified later

SSC CGL final result 2018

To be notified later

SSC CGL Eligibility Criteria 2018

The eligibility criteria of SSC CGL in terms of age, nationality, educational qualification is given below.

Nationality

Candidates must be Indian national.

Age Limit

The age of candidates vary as per posts. Candidate’s age will be calculated as on August 1, 2018. Date of Birth should be as recorded in the Matriculation/ Secondary Examination Certificate. Relaxation in the upper age limit will be provided to candidates belonging to unreserved categories. The maximum and minimum age of candidates for SSC CGL 2018 is given below.

  • Maximum: 32 years

  • Minimum: 18 years 

Educational Qualification as on August 1, 2018

Assistant Audit Officer/ Assistant Accounts Officer: Graduation from recognised university. Candidates with 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 are given preference.

Junior Statistical Officer:

  • Bachelor’s degree with 60 % in Mathematics in Class 12 or

  • Graduation in any subject with Statistics

All Posts: Graduation in any discipline

 

SSC CGL Application Form 2018

The application form of SSC CGL was released on May 5. Earlier, the last date of application was June 4, 2018. However, due to technical glitch in the official website the application deadline was extended to June 5. Candidates could pay the application fee online from May 5 to June 5. Offline fee payment was available till June 7 provided the challan was generated before June 5. Fee for general and OBC candidates was Rs 100 while Women, SC, ST, PWD categories were exempted. SSC CGL application form could be filled in two parts. In Part I, candidates could fill their basic information. In Part II, candidates could pay their application fees, upload photograph and signature.

 

Previous Years’ Registration Trends of SSC CGL

Year

Number of registered candidates

2017

30, 26, 598

2016

38,04,000

SSC CGL Admit Card 2018

SSC CGL admit card for Tier 1 will be issued to candidates from the Fourth week of July. The admit card will available online region-wise. To download SSC CGL admit card 2018, candidates have to enter their registration number/roll number/name and date of birth. The Tier 1 admit card will be released for candidates whose applications have been accepted by the exam conducting authority. Candidates have to carry one photo-identity proof along with the admit card for verification. The admit card is an important document without it candidates will not be allowed to appear for the exam. SSC CGL admit card is issued separately for Tier 1, 2, 3 and 4. SSC CGL admit card 2018 for Tier 2 will be issued to candidates qualifying the Tier 1 exam. The admit card will be released in October.

 

SSC CGL Exam Pattern 2018

SSC CGL Tier 1 exam is conducted in Computer Based Mode comprising four sections - General Intelligence and Reasoning, General Awareness, Quantitative Aptitude and English Comprehension. According to SSC CGL exam pattern, Tier 1 exam carries total 100 questions. Candidates have to attempt the paper within 60 minutes. The maximum marks allotted for the exam is 200. Candidates for correct answer will score 2 marks while 0.50 marks will be deducted for wrong answer. SSC CGL exam pattern of Tier 2 comprises four papers. Paper I and II is common for all posts while Paper III and IV is for the posts of Junior Statistical Officer (JSO) and Assistant Audit Officer/ Assistant Accounts Officer. The online exam comprises total 500 questions carrying 800 marks. Total time duration of the exam is 120 minutes. There is negative marking of 0.25 for wrong answer in Paper II while 0.50 marks will be deducted for incorrect response in Paper-I, Paper-III and Paper-IV. The Tier 3 of SSC CGL is a descriptive type test of 100 marks. Candidates will get 60 minutes to answer the questions. Candidates have to secure qualifying marks of 33 % in Tier 3 exam. SSC CGL 2018 Tier 4 is skill test comprising Date Entry Skill Test (DEST) and Computer Proficiency Test (CPT). The detailed SSC CGL exam pattern 2018 of all the four tiers is given below.

Detailed SSC CGL 2018 Exam Pattern

Sr .No

Specifications

Tier I

Tier II

Tier III

Tier IV

1

Exam mode

Online

Online

Paper based

Online

2.

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 Syllabus 2018

The syllabus of SSC CGL for Tier 1, 2 and 3 has been prescribed by SSC. The syllabus outlines the topics that candidates have to cover for the exam. The standard of question in SSC CGL exam will be of Class 10, 12 and graduation level. Candidates can check below SSC CGL syllabus 2018.

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 2018 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 2018 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 Answer Key 2018

The answer key of SSC CGL Tier 1 will be released in September. Candidates have to download SSC CGL answer key online by logging into their respective accounts using roll number, password (Date of Birth) and exam dates. SSC provides the facility to raise objections against the questions or answers. The window to raise objections will be made available along with the answer key. For per answer, candidates have to pay Rs 100. Fee can be paid online. The objections will be examined by experts. If the challenges are accepted then the fee will be refunded to candidates. SSC CGL answer key 2018 for Tier 2 will be released in December, 2018.

 

SSC CGL Result 2018

The result of SSC CGL Tier 1 will be declared in October, 2018. SSC CGL result 2018 for Tier 1 will be made available in PDF file mentioning the names, roll numbers and categories of qualified candidates. On the basis of SSC CGL Tier 1 result, candidates will be shortlisted for appearing in Tier 2 and 3. Marks of the qualified and non-qualified candidates of Tier 1 will be released in November. The Tier 1 marks of candidates will be calculated out of 200 marks. Candidates need to qualify in all the subjects - General Intelligence and Reasoning, General Awareness, Quantitative Aptitude and English Comprehension. Candidates who secure qualifying marks prescribed by the commission will be declared qualified in Tier 1 exam. SSC CGL result 2018 for Tier 2 will be declared in June. Candidates are selected for Tier 3 and 4 based on their marks of Tier 1 and 2. The final SSC CGL result 2018 will be declared after conduct of Tier 3 and 4. SSC CGL result is declared in three stages – Tier 1, 2 and final.

SSC CGL Result Analysis

The previous year’s result analysis of SSC CGL is given below:

SSC CGL Tier 1

Candidates qualified in Tier-I for appearing in Tier-II (Paper-I, Paper-II, Paper-IV (General Studies (Finance & Accounts) and Tier-III

Category

Number of qualified candidates

SC

3218

ST

1568

OBC

8840

Gen

7763

Total

21946

Candidates qualified in Tier-I for appearing in Tier-II (Paper-I, Paper-II, Paper-III (Statistics) and Tier-III

Category

Number of qualified candidates

SC

2055

ST

989

OBC

5503

Gen

5458

Total

14515

Candidates qualified in Tier-I for appearing in Tier-II (Paper-I and Paper-II) and Tier-III

Category

Number of qualified candidates

SC

32239

ST

15368

OBC

74604

Gen

55387

Total

189838

SSC CGL Cutoff 2018

SSC CGL cutoff for Tier 1 will be declared in October. Candidates who secures overall cutoff as per their category will be selected for Tier 2. Staff Selection Commission (SSC) decides SSC CGL 2018 cutoff score to select candidates for next round of selection process. The Commission announces SSC CGL cutoff for Tier 1, 2 and final. SSC CGL cutoff of is released as per category and posts. There is no sectional cutoff however candidates need to qualify in all sections of exam. Candidates have to secure SSC CGL cutoff in Tier II to be eligible for appearing in Tier 3 and 4. The final SSC CGL cutoff 2018 is decided based on the marks of Tier I, II and III. On the basis of final cutoff, candidates are provided allotment. The SSC CGL cutoff of previous years’ is given below.

SSC CGL Tier 1 Cutoff

Year

General

OBC

SC

ST

Ex. S

HH

OH

VH

2017

126.50

110.00

98.00

88.50

69.00

38.00

84.50

89.50

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 Tier 2 Cutoff

Year

General

OBC

SC

ST

Ex. S

HH

OH

VH

2017

415.50

379.75

338.25

311.25

263.50

191.00

294.00

311.00

2016

422.00

397.00

363.25

341.00

287.50

216.00

333.00

336.00

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 Salary

The pay scale of SSC CGL is given below:

Pay Band - I: Rs. 5200-20200 (pre-revised)

Pay Band - II: Rs.9300-34800 (pre-revised)

Group

Post Code

Name of the post

Pay –Band

Grade pay

A

F

Assistant Audit Officer (AAO)

Rs.9300 – 34,800/-

Rs.4800/-

$

Assistant Accounts Officer (AAO)

Rs.9300 – 34,800/-

Rs.4800/-

B

A

ASO (Central Secretariat Service)

Rs.9300 – 34,800/-

Rs.4600/-

C

Assistant Section Officer (Intelligence Bureau)

Rs.9300 – 34,800/-

Rs.4600/-

D

Assistant Section Officer (Ministry of Railways)

Rs.9300 – 34,800/-

Rs.4600/-

E

ASO (Ministry of External Affairs)

Rs.9300 – 34,800/-

Rs.4600/-

G

ASO (AFHQ)

Rs.9300 – 34,800/-

Rs.4600/-

H

Assistant (other Ministries / Departments / organization)

Rs.9300 – 34,800/-

Rs.4600/-

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Assistant (Other Ministries/Departments/Organizations)

Rs.9300 – 34,800/-

Rs.4600/-

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ASO (Other Ministries / Department / Organization)

Rs.9300 – 34,800/-

Rs.4600/-

I

Assistant (Other Ministries/ Departments/Organizations)

Rs.9300 – 34,800/-

Rs.4200/-

&

Assistant/ Superintendent(Other Ministries/ Departments/Organizations)

Rs.9300 – 34,800/-

Rs.4200/-

J

Income Tax Inspector

Rs.9300 – 34,800/-

Rs.4600/-

K

Central Excise Inspector

Rs.9300 – 34,800/-

Rs.4600/-

L

Preventive officer Inspector

Rs.9300 – 34,800/-

Rs.4600/-

M

Examiner Inspector

Rs.9300 – 34,800/-

Rs.4600/-

N

Assistant Enforcement Officer

Rs.9300 – 34,800/-

Rs.4600/-

O

Sub Inspector(Central Bureau of Investigation)

Rs.9300 – 34,800/-

Rs.4600/-

P

Inspector Posts(Department of Post)

Rs.9300 – 34,800/-

Rs.4600/-

Q

Divisional Accountant(Offices under CAG)

Rs.9300 – 34,800/-

Rs.4200/-

S

Inspector(Central Bureau of Narcotics)

Rs.9300 – 34,800/-

Rs.4600/-

%

Sub Inspector(National Investigation Agency)

Rs.9300 – 34,800/-

Rs.4200/-

C

R

Junior Statistical Officer

Rs.9300 – 34,800/-

Rs.4200/-

D

T

Auditor (Offices under C&AG)

Rs.5200 – 20,200/-

Rs.2800/-

U

CGDA Auditor (Offices under CGDA)

Rs.5200 – 20,200/-

Rs.2800/-

V

Auditor (Other Ministry/Departments)

Rs.5200 – 20,200/-

Rs.2800/-

W

Accountant/ Junior Accountant (Offices under C&AG)

Rs.5200 – 20,200/-

Rs.2800/-

X

Accountant/ Junior Accountant(Other Ministry/Departments)

Rs.5200 – 20,200/-

Rs.2800/-

Y

Senior Secretariat Assistant/ Upper Division Clerks (Central Govt. Offices/Ministries other than CSCS cadres)

Rs.5200 – 20,200/-

Rs.2400/-

Z

Tax Assistant (CBDT)

Rs.5200 – 20,200/-

Rs.2400/-

@

Tax Assistant (CBEC)

Rs.5200 – 20,200/-

Rs.2400/-

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Sub-Inspector(Central Bureau of Narcotics)

Rs.5200 – 20,200/-

Rs.2400/-

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