SSC CGL Application Form 2018 - The online registration for SSC CGL ended on June 5, 2018. Staff Selection Commission (SSC) had extended the last date of application following technical glitch faced by the candidates while applying. Application fees can be paid offline till June 7, 2018 provided the challan has been generated by 5 pm of June 5. Earlier, the last date to fill SSC CGL application form 2018 was June 4. SSC CGL application form 2018 was released on May 5, 2018. The SSC CGL application form 2018 could be filled in two parts - Part I: Registration and Part II: filling up the application form. In Part I of SSC CGL 2018 application form candidates had to provide their basic information. In Part II of SSC CGL appplication form 2018 applicants were required to pay the application fees, upload photograph and signature in the specific dimension and submit the application form.
The application fees of SSC CGL was Rs 100 for general and OBC category male candidates. Women/SC/ST and Ex-Servicemen category candidates were exempted from paying the application fees. Candidates could pay their fees both online and offline. In 2017, 30,26,598 candidates had registered for the exam, out of which 15,43,962 candidates had appeared for the exam. Read this article to know more on SSC CGL application form 2018, steps to fill and application dates.
Important Dates of SSC CGL Application Form 2018
May 5, 2018
Last date of registration
June 5, 2018
Last date of generating bank challan
June 5, 2018 upto 5 pm
Last date of fee submission at SBI
June 7, 2018
SSC CGL 2018 Tier 1 exam
July 25 to August 20, 2018
To be eligible for SSC CGL examination, candidates had to fulfill two eligibility criteria. First, candidates must be a graduate from any discipline. Second, they must be in the age group of 18 to 32 years. However, the age limit varies as per the posts. The Tier 1 examination is scheduled to be conducted from July 25 to August 20, 2018.
What documents to be kept ready before filling SSC CGL Application Form 2018?
Candidates should keep the following documents to fill the application form.
Prerequisites for SSC CGL 2018 Application Form
Photograph and Signature
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How to fill SSC CGL Application Form 2018?
The online application form of SSC CGL 2018 could be filled in two parts -
Part I – Registration
Part II – Filling up of application Form
The step by step procedure to fill Part I and II of SSC CGL 2018 application form is explained below.
Part I – Registration
Step 1: Candidates are advised to read the instructions before filling SSC CGL application form 2018. After reading the instructions, candidates should proceed to the registration part. The registration page appeared as the one given below.
Step 2: To register, candidates were required to fill the following details.
Name as recorded in matriculation/Secondary examination
Secondary Board exam roll number (10th board exam)
Date of birth
Step 3: After entering details, candidates have to click on ‘Enter’ button. Candidates are provided registration ID and password. With the registration ID and Password candidates can apply for other recruitment examination conducted by the Commission.
The following window will appear after registration:
Part II – Registration
In part II of SSC CGL application form 2018 candidates had to upload their scanned photograph and signature, pay the examination fees and fill other details in the application form. Candidates had to login with their registration number and password to complete the part II of application form.
Step 4: Filling the SSC CGL 2018 application form - The application part has 21 fields followed by uploading of photographs and signature. The data/ details filled earlier by the candidates at the time of registration are filled automatically in the respective fields in the application form. The remaining fields can be filled by candidates. Candidates have to fill the following details.
Examination Centre & Code
Date of Birth
Preferences of posts-wise
Once the candidates has filled all the required details in the application form, they should click on ‘Final Submit’ button. After this, the ‘payment’ window appeared.
Step 5: Uploading of Photograph and Signature - Candidates had to upload their photograph and signature as per the dimension given below:
Specification for uploading Photograph and Signature
Photograph (White background & Color photograph)
Less than 12 KB and greater than 4 KB
100*120 pixels (width*height)
Signature (White background & signature with Black or Blue ink pen)
less than 12 kb and greater than 1 kb
40*60 pixels (width*height)
Step 6: Payment of Examination Fees - Fee could be paid through SBI Challan/ SBI Net Banking or by using Visa, Mastercard or Maestro Credit or Debit card. Candidates who were entitled for fee exemption, exercised fee exemption claim. Candidates not eligible for fee exemption claims, should click ‘No’ button and proceed further to make payment by clicking ‘online’ or ‘offline’ in fee payment mode option. Once it is done, click on ‘submit’ button.
The image of the payment page is given below:
SSC CGL Application Form Fee
The structure of SSC CGL application fee is given below.
Women/ SC/ ST/ PH/ Ex-Servicemen
Exempted from fee
Offline Fee Payment
Candidates have to select offline option and download the bank challan form available on the official website. The format of challan form is as follows.
Online Fee Payment
Candidates opting for online payment are re-directed to the bank’s site with various payment option as follows.
After completion of payment procedure, candidate must take a print out of their application form by clicking apply/print option.
How to edit SSC CGL application form 2018?
Candidates if they find any mistake while entering details in the registration part can edit through the option ‘view/edit registration’ by filling date of birth, registration number and password. The diagram below depicts the editing of registration page.
Once candidates have utilised the opportunity to correct/ edit twice, he/she were not able to make any corrections again. They can only view the details filled in the application form.
SSC CGL 2018 Application Form – Important Details
Only online applications are accepted for the recruitment exam.
Applicants must submit only one application. In case of multiple applications, the last application will be accepted.
No changes in the details entered in SSC CGL application form 2018 are entertained after final submission.
Applicants who want to pay their application fee offline had to download e-challan after completion of part I and others proceeded directly towards Part II registration.
The application form without photograph or blurred photograph or incomplete information will be rejected.
Candidates who pays their application fees offline can check application status after 48 hours.
Previous Years' Registration Trend of SSC CGL
Past two years' registration trend of SSC CGL is given in the table below:
Number of registered
Number of appeared
What after completion of SSC CGL application form 2018?
The admit cards will be issued by the Commission to candidates appearing for Tier 1 examination. SSC CGL admit card 2018 will be issued two week before the examination. The admit cards will be issued to candidates whose applications will be accepted by the exam conducting authority for the recruitment exam. Candidates have to download their admit card online.
FAQs regarding SSC CGL Application Form 2018
Ques: How to check payment status?
Ans: Candidates, who have paid fee but payment data has not been received from bank, can retrieve the payment detail by entering registration id and password. This is applicable for online payment only.
Ques: How to check SSC CGL application status?
Ans: Candidates can check their application status by submitting registration number and password.
Ques: How to change password?
Ans: To change password, candidates have to submit their date of birth, registration number, old password, new password and confirm the password.