SSC CGL 2018: Notification will be released on May 5

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SSC CGL 2018: Notification will be released on May 5

SSC CGL 2018: The official notification for the Combined Graduate Level (CGL) 2018 examination will be released by the Staff Selection Commission (SSC) on the official website — ssc.nic.in. All those who are interested in applying for the same can do so at the website only. Every year, the commission has conducted the CGL examination to fill various posts across the country. The students have to appear in all the four phases of the examination (Tier- 1 to 4) to get a job in the commission.

Click here to check the official notification of SSC CGL 2018

SSC CGL 2018 – Important dates:

Events Dates
Online registration process will commence from 05-May-2018
Last date to apply 25-May-2018
 SSC CGL tier -1 Exam Date 25.07.2018 to 20.08.2018 (CBE)
SSC CGL tier -1 admit card Download Date Update Later
SSC CGL tier -1 Result Announcing Date Update Later
SSC CGL tier -2 Exam Date 27.11.2018 to 30.11.2018
(P-II CBE)
SSC CGL tier -2 admit card Download Date Update Later
SSC CGL tier -2 result announcement Date Update Later
SSC CGL tier -3 Examination Date To be notified later (P-III Des)
Date of skill test/interview/computer skill test

Pay scale:

Group B posts- Rs 9,300- 34,800
Group C posts- Rs. 5,200- 20,200

Selection process:

Tier 1: It will be a computer-based exam which will have 25 questions of 50 marks each for general intelligence, reasoning, general awareness, quantitative aptitude and English comprehension. Candidates will have an hour to answer the questions to score a maximum of 200 marks. There will be a negative marking of 0.5 for each wrong answer.

Tier 2: It will contain questions on Quantitative Abilities, English Language and Comprehension, Statistics and General Studies (Finance and Economics). The candidates will have two hours to score a total of 800 marks (200 per section). There will be negative marking of 0.5 for each wrong answer in all sections except English which will have a negative marking of 0.25.

Tier 3: It will be a descriptive language paper in Hindi or English in which candidates will have an hour to write essays, letters and long pieces for 100 marks.

Tier 4: It will be a skill test.

SSC CGL 2018 Syllabus:

SSC CGL Tier 1 Syllabus:

This is an objective exam which will be conducted online. There are 4 sections in the Tier 1 exam of SSC CGL 2018, with 100 questions which account for a total of 200 marks. The time duration of Tier-1 will be 60 minutes. The subject-wise details are given below:

Section Subject No of Questions Max Marks Exam Duration
1 General Intelligence and Reasoning 25 50 60 minutes
2 General Awareness 25 50
3 Quantitative Aptitude 25 50
4 English Comprehension 25 50
Total 100 200

Note:

  • There is negative marking in SSC CGL 2018 Tier 1 Exam. Giving a wrong answer to a question will lead to a penalty of 0.5 marks in all sections
  • The exam duration is 80 minutes for candidates who are visually handicapped.

SSC CGL Tier 2 Syllabus:

This is an objective exam which will be conducted online. There are 4 sections in the Tier 2 exam of SSC CGL 2018, with 100 questions which account for a total of 200 marks. The subject-wise details are given below:

Paper Subject No of Questions Max Marks Exam Duration
1 Quantitative Abilities 100 200 2 Hours
2 English Language and Comprehension 200 200 2 Hours
3 Statistics 100 200 2 Hours
4 General Studies (Finance & Economics) 100 200 2 Hours

Note:

  • Paper-1 and Paper-2 are compulsory for all posts
  • Paper-3 is only for the post of “Statistical Investigator Gr. II” & “Compiler”
  • Paper-4 is only for the post of “Assistant Audit Officer”
  • There is negative marking in SSC CGL 2018 Tier 2 exam. Giving a wrong answer to a question will lead to a penalty of 0.5 marks in Paper-1,3,4 and 0.25 marks in Paper-2.
  • Questions in Paper-I will be of 10th standard level, Paper-2 of 10+2 level and Paper-3 & 4 of graduation level.
  • The computer will be provided by the Commission at the Centre/venue notified for the purpose. Candidates shall not be allowed to bring their own Key-board.
  • The exam duration is 2 Hours and 40 Minutes for candidates who are visually handicapped.

SSC CGL Tier 3 Exam Syllabus:

This is a descriptive exam that is designed to test the written skills of the candidates in English/Hindi. It is conducted offline and candidates need to write Essay/Letter/Application/Precis. The best way to prepare for the same is to read lots of articles from various newspapers. Apart from this, you need to be well aware of the pattern of Letter and Application.

Note:

  • The exam is of 60 minutes’ duration and carries 100 marks.
  • The questions are based on 10+2 level.
  • The exam is qualifying in nature.
  • The exam duration is 80 minutes for candidates who are visually handicapped or suffer from cerebral palsy.

SSC CGL Tier 4 Exam Syllabus:

The Tier 4 of SSC CGL Exam 2018 comprises of a couple of skill tests which are required for certain government posts.

1. DEST (Data Entry Speed Test): This skill test is of qualifying nature for all the posts, other than Compiler, and is used to check the typing speed of the candidate. The candidates are given printed matter in English which they must accurately type on a computer with a minimum of 2000 (two thousand) key depressions in a duration of 15 (fifteen) minutes.

2. CPT (Computer Proficiency Test): The Commission will hold CPT, comprising three modules – Word Processing, Spread Sheet and Generation of Slides, for applicants for the post of Assistants of CSS(Assistant), MEA(Assistant), Inspector (Central Excise) [CBEC], Inspector (Preventive officer)[CBEC] & Inspector (Examiner)[CBEC]. CPT will be of a qualifying nature.

About SSC:

Set up in November 4, 1975, the Staff Selection Commission (SSC) works under the Government of India and recruits staff for several posts in the various Ministries and Departments of the Government of India and in Subordinate Offices. It has his headquarter at New Delhi, with regional offices at Allahabad, Mumbai, Delhi, Kolkata, Guwahati, and other cities.

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