SSC CGL Application Form 2018

SSC CGL Application FormSSC CGL Application Form 2018 - Staff Selection Commission (SSC) has released SSC CGL 2018 application form on May 5. The last date to apply and payment of application fees for SSC CGL 2018 is June 4. The SSC CGL application form 2018 consists of two parts - Part I: Registration and Part II: filling up the application form. In Part I of SSC CGL 2018 application form candidates have to provide their basic information. In Part II of SSC CGL appplication form 2018 applicants are required to pay the application fees, upload photograph and signature in the specific dimension and submit the application form.

The application fees is Rs 100 for general and OBC category male candidates. Women/SC/ST and Ex-Servicemen category candidates are exempted from paying the application fees. Candidates can pay their fees both online and offline. Candidates are advised to take the printout of SSC CGL 2018 application form after final submission and take printout of fee receipt and retain the same till the recruitment process is over. 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 related to SSC CGL Application Form 2018


Important Dates

Application begins

May 5, 2018

Last date of registration

June 4, 2018

Last date of generating bank challan

June 4, 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


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To be eligible for SSC CGL examination, candidates have 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



Email ID

  • Candidates have to enter their email id during registration.

  • Those who do not have their email ids should create one.

  • The email ids should be kept active till the recruitment process is over

Photograph and Signature

  • Candidates need to upload their scanned photograph and signature.

  • The photograph and signature should be in jpg format.

  • The size of the photograph should be more than 4 KB and less than 20 KB while it is more than 1 KB and less than 12 KB for signature.

Educational certificates

  • Marksheet/admit card  and other documents of high school, higher secondary, graduation

Bank details

  • Debit/credit card to pay the fee online

How to fill SSC CGL Application Form 2018?


The online application form of SSC CGL 2018 can 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 will appear as the one given below.



Step 2: To register, candidates are required to fill the following details.

  • Name as recorded in matriculation/Secondary examination

  • Father’s name

  • Mother’s name

  • Secondary Board exam roll number (10th board exam)

  • Date of birth

  • Gender



Step 3: After entering details, candidates have to click on ‘Enter’ button. Candidates will be 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 have to upload their scanned photograph and signature, pay the examination fees and fill other details in the application form. Candidates have 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 will be filled automatically in the respective fields in the application form. The remaining fields candidates will have to filled by candidates. Candidates have to fill the following details.

  • Examination Centre & Code

  • Candidate’s Name

  • Father’s Name

  • Mother’s Name

  • Date of Birth

  • Gender

  • Nationality

  • Category

  • Preferences of posts-wise

  • Age limit

  • Educational Qualification

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 will appear.


Step 5: Uploading of Photograph and Signature - Candidates have to upload their photograph and signature as per the dimension given below:


Specification for uploading Photograph and Signature






Photograph (White background & Color photograph)

JPG format

Less than 12 KB and greater than 4 KB

100*120 pixels (width*height)

Signature (White background & signature with Black or Blue ink pen)

JPG format

less than 12 kb and greater than 1 kb

40*60 pixels (width*height)

Step 6: Payment of Examination Fees - Fee can be paid through SBI Challan/ SBI Net Banking or by using Visa, Mastercard or Maestro Credit or Debit card. Candidates who are entitled for fee exemption, may exercise fee exemption claim. Candidates who are 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.


Application Fee


Rs 100

Women/ SC/ ST/ PH/ Ex-Servicemen

Exempted from fee 

Offline Fee Payment


Candidates who will select offline option should 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 will be 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 will not be 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 will be entertained after final submission.

  • Applicants who want to pay their application fee offline must download e-challan after completion of part I and others can directly proceed 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.

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