Staff Selection Commission (SSC) is a government organization that takes care of the recruitment process for various Ministries and Departments of the Government of India. SSC Combined Graduate Level Examination (SSC CGL) is an open competitive examination conducted to recruit candidates for Grade-B and C in various government departments, organizations, and Ministries.
In 2016, the SSC made a drastic change in the recruitment process of CGL examination. The interview process was detached and they introduced tier 3 as a descriptive paper and tier 4 as DEST/CPT.
The official announcement from Staff selection commission states that SSC CGL selection process does not have an interview from 1st Jan 2016.
Candidates appearing for SSC CGL examinations must be aware of the recruitment process including the online application dates, exam dates, category codes, posts offered, number of vacancies and other information. Aspiring CGL candidates should make a note of the important dates such as examination dates, online application opening and closing date and admission card releasing date.
Every candidate who aspires to get a government job through SSC CGL should be aware of the notifications related to the online application. The candidates must fill SSC CGL application form in order to appear for the examination. While filling the application form, you need to read the guidelines given by Staff Selection Commission.
The initial notifications about SSC CGL 2017 were released on 16th May 2017. The last date to submit the online application for SSC CGL 2017 is 19th June 2017. The tier I examination is scheduled from 5th to 23rd August while the tier II exam is scheduled from 10th November to 11th November 2017. Tier III exams will be scheduled on 21st January 2018 and the skill test will be conducted in February 2018. The age limit for the post of statistical investigator Grade II is Maximum 32 years, Assistant in CSS is 20-30 years, Assistant in IB is 21-30 years, Assistant Enforcement officer/SI in CBI/ SI in NIA is 30 years and SI in Central Bureau of Narcotics is 18-27 years.
SSC will release the answer key on September 18, 2017. The candidates can verify the questions and answers with the help of CGL answer key. Candidates are allowed to raise an objection in necessary cases. Subject matter expertise is available to answer the questions of the customers.The results of the exam would be declared on October31, 2017.
After getting awareness about the examination dates and the online application dates, it is necessary for the candidates to know the syllabus. The candidates should know about every subject and the type of questions that will be asked in the examination. For good preparation, it is necessary to know the important topics and the complete syllabus.
The exam pattern provides details related to the question paper pattern, number of questions per sections, total marks, sectional weightage, marking scheme and more. They conduct Tier I and Tier II and Tier III in online mode. Tier III will be conducted in paper and pen mode.
To give you a great start, it is important to understand the exam SSC CGL Exam Pattern. In 2017, the committee has made some major changes in the Exam pattern and has excluded the interview process. You must know every single detail of the New SSC CGL Exam 2017 to get an edge.
Duration: 75 Minutes
Negative Marks: 0.50 for each wrong answer
The Tier III examination is a descriptive paper and pen test while the others are online tests. This test helps to access the written skills of the candidates, which is essential for government jobs. The questions carry 100 marks.
We have mentioned the complete details of SSC CGL Exam Pattern 2017. Plan your preparations and do well.
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You must have completed the graduation by a certain date (probably 1st August, 2017). Once you are a graduate, you can appear for the SSC CGL exam, however you can start preparing for the exam now.
The official notification of exam dates is not out yet. We are following up with SSC regularly.
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Thanks for Sharing the exam pattern of Combined Graduate level Examination.
I am B.Sc. final year student, can I apply for the exam?
When the online examination process will get started?
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