SSC CGL 2019 - Staff Selection Commission (SSC) will release the notification of SSC CGL on October 31, 2019. Along with the release of notification, SSC CGL 2019 application form will be available from October 31 to November 28, 2019. Candidates who wish to apply for SSC CGL exam must be between 18 to 32 years and should hold a graduation degree. The selection process of SSC Combined Graduate Level comprises 4 tiers - Tier 1 , 2, 3 & 4. Candidates will have to qualify each stage to be eligible for final recruitment.
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SSC CGL 2019 recruitment exam is conducted to fill up various Group B and C vacancies. Candidates are recruited to the posts like Assistant Audit Officer, Assistant Section Officer, Assistant/ Superintendent, Inspector, (Central Excise) etc. in various Ministries/Department/Organisations in the Government of India. Read below for more details on SSC CGL 2019 recruitment including exam pattern, syllabus, important dates and cut off.
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Note - The score card of SSC CGL Tier I exam 2018 released on August 26, 2019. Earlier the result of SSC CGL 2018 for tier I was announced on August 20. All those candidates who are qualified in the tier I exam will have to further appear for the SSC CGL Mains exam 2018 from September 11 to 13, 2019.
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Name of the exam
Combined Graduate Level Examination
Commonly known as
Staff Selection Commission (SSC)
Number of vacancies
Name of posts
Group A, B, C, D
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
Candidates can check the date related to SSC CGL from the table below.
SSC CGL notification
October 31, 2019
Release of SSC CGL application form
May 5, 2018
Online registration ended on
November 28, 2019
June 5, 2018
SSC CGL Online fee payment
October 31 to November 28, 2019
May 5 to June 5, 2018
Offline fee payment
May 5 to June 7, 2018
SSC CGL admit card for Tier I
To be announced
May 16, 2019
SSC CGL Tier I exam
June 4 to 13 & 19, 2019
Answer key of SSC CGL Tier 1
SSC CGL Tier I result
August 20, 2019
SSC CGL Tier II exam
September 11 to 13, 2019
for more details regarding ssc exam related event candidates can check SSC CGL exam dates 2019.
The eligibility criteria of SSC CGL will be prescribed SSC along with the release of notification. Candidates will have to fulfil the eligibility criteria to appear for SSC CGL 2019 exam. Reserved category candidates are also provided age relaxation for SSC Combined Graduate Level exam. Check SSC CGL 2019 eligibility criteria below.
SSC CGL 2019 Age Limit
18 - 32 years
SSC CGL Educational Qualification
The application form of SSC CGL 2019 will be available from October 31 to November 28, 2019. SSC CGL application form can be filled in two parts. In Part I, candidates have to fill their basic information. In Part II, candidates have to pay their application fees, upload photograph and signature.
The application fee of SSC CGL 2019 for General and OBC male candidates is Rs.100 whereas Women, SC, ST, PWD categories are exempted. Candidates can pay the application fee in both online as well as off line mode.
SSC will issue the admit card of SSC CGL 2019 for tier 1 exam to the registered candidates seven days before the exam. SSC CGL admit card will be available online on different regional-website of SSC. Candidates will be able to download their admit card from the region they have applied for the exam. To download SSC CGL admit card 2019, candidates will have to enter registration number/roll number/name and date of birth. No SSC CGL 2019 admit card will not be sent to the candidates by post or any other means. SSC CGL admit card will carry information related to the exam date, time and details of exam centre.
The exam pattern of SSC CGL highlights the overall structure of exam like mode, duration, total marks, sections and marking scheme. The detailed exam pattern of SSC CGL 2019 prescribed by the examination authority for SSC CGL 2019 is given below.
Types of Questions
Objective Type Question
Descriptive and Subjective Type of Question
The syllabus of SSC CGL outlines the topics and sub-topics under different sections of exam of Tier 1 and 2. The standard of questions in SSC CGL 2019 exam will be of Class 10,12 and graduation level. Candidates appearing for the exam must be thorough with SSC CGL syllabus as it will help them to plan their study accordingly.
SSC CGL Syllabus - Tier 1
Candidates can check SSC CGL Tier 1 syllabus for all the papers from the table given below.
General Awareness/General Knowledge
Static General Knowledge (Indian History, Culture etc.)
Fill in the blanks
Phrases and Idioms
One word substitution
Ratio and Proportion
Books and Authors
Candidates should solve previous years' question papers regularly to find their weaker areas. They can work on these sections to improve their performance in the exam. With the help of SSC CGL 2019 question papers candidates can also Practising question papers of SSC CGL on a daily basis will help them manage time efficiently on the day of exam and will also improve their question-solving skills.
The examination authority, SSC will release the SSC CGL answer key in online mode for Tier 1 and 2. SSC CGL answer key 2019 will be released within a few days after completion of the exam. The answer key of SSC CGL 2019 will be available on the official website where candidates will have to login with their login credentails. Candidates having any doubt with regard to the answers and questions can raise objections by paying Rs 100 for per answer. SSC CGL answer key will help candidates to check the correct answers to the questions asked in the exam. By going through SSC CGL answer key, candidates can calculate their probable score on the basis of correct and incorrect answers.
The result of SSC CGL will be released for Tier 1, Tier 2, Tier 3 and final selection. On the basis of marks in SSC CGL 2019 Tier 1, candidates will be called for Tier 2 exam. Selection of candidates for Tier 3 will be done based on the combined marks in Tier 1 and 2. Normalisation procedure will be applied to calculate the score of candidates. On the basis of SSC CGL 2019 result 2019 of Tier 3, candidates will be called to appear for Tier 4. The final result will be declared based on candidates performance in Tier 1,2 and 3.
The cut off of SSC CGL is the minimum qualifying marks that candidates will have to secure to qualify the exam and become eligible for the next round of selection process. SSC CGL cutoff will be declared along with the result. The cutoff will be released as per category and posts. Candidates securing SSC CGL 2019 cut off as per their category in Tier 1 will be called for Tier 2. The cutoff to select candidates for Tier 3 will be determined based on Tier 1 and 2. SSC will decide qualifying marks for Tier 3. Candidates who will secure the SSC CGL 2019 qualifying marks will be selected for Tier 4. SSC CGL cut off 2019 for final allotment will be calculated based on Tier 1,2 and 3.
Candidates can check below a few tips and tricks to prepare for SSC CGL 2019 exam.
Understand the exam pattern and syllabus to know the overall structure and important topics for the exam.
Candidates must solve SSC CGL previous years’ question papers to increase speed and accuracy.
Make a proper study routine and follow that accordingly. To score good marks, candidates should at least study for three to two hours regularly.
Candidates should attempt mock test for better preparation SSC CGL 2019. Moreover, proper analysis of mock tests will help candidates to find out the mistakes.
The first and foremost step towards preparation is choosing the best books for SSC CGL. For choosing the books, candidates should first know the exam pattern and syllabus. Once you know the syllabus then choose the best books for SSC CGL 2019. Listed below are few books that candidates can refer to prepare for SSC Combined Graduate Level Exam.
Objective General English by S.P. Bakshi
Lucent's General Knowledge by Dr Binary Karn
SSC Elementary and Advanced Mathematics by Kiran Prakashan
Quantitative Aptitude by Dr R. S. Aggarwal
Analytical Reasoning by M.K. Pandey
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The examination of tier 2 for 2018-19 of SSC CGL is already over. If you are talking about 2019-20 exam then you definitely are eligible for SSC CGL examination of 2019-2020 as you need to possess a graduation certificate though in some posts they require percentage score. Also you must be between the ages of 18 to 30 though there is some upper age relaxation for the reserved categories.
Technically you can appear for both the exams and thus you will have more opportunities. It depends on your choice which one you want to opt if you have good technical knowledge then go for SSC JE otherwise go for SSC CGL. It all depends on you.
Check about SSC CGL
To apply for SSC CGL Exam,
candidates just need the graduation and 10, 12th certificate. There is not
required any percentage criteria for SS CGL Exam.
The candidates appearing in the
final year of their graduation can also apply for SSC CGL 2019, however, they
must possess Essential qualification on or before 01st August 2020.
For posts of Assistant Section
Officer (CSS), Assistant Section Officer (MEA), Assistant in Serious Fraud
Investigation Office (SFIO) under M/o Corporate Affairs, Assistant (GSI) in M/o
Mines, Computer Proficiency Testhas also been prescribed as an Essential
“The degree obtained from distance
education or open universities are acceptable under the SSC CGL Eligibility
Criteria, but the University should have recognition from Distance
Education Council, IGNOU.”
Some age limit is decided by the SSC. You can check the
CGL Eligibility Criteria here. The Age Limit is 18-32 years, but
it can be varied according to the post.
SSC has provided some relaxation in age limit also.
Candidates who belong to the other categories (except UR) can check it here.
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