SSC EXAM

About Staff Selection Commission

Many Government job positions are filled based on the Staff selection commission exams. Every year lakhs of vacancies are filled by SSC in various government departments. This year also lots of SSC combined graduate level vacancies SSC JE, SSC multitasking, non technical post are going to be out for various ministries, department in central government and its subordinates offices for group B,C & D.

SSC provides an excellent opportunity for the candidates with the minimum qualification of pass in class 10th to the educational qualification up to post graduates.

As our country grows millions of jobs will be created in the coming years in the Govt. sector and SSC exams is the way to get into these jobs.

LIST OF SSC POST FOR WHICH COMBINED EXAMINATION IS HELD

ELIGIBILITY

AGE LIMIT

AGE RELAXATION

QUALIFICATION

A degree in any discipline from a recognized university or any equivalent qualification recognized as such by the central government 

A 10+ 2 degree in any discipline from a recognized university or any equivalent qualification recognized as such by the central government .

EXAM PATTERN

SSC CGL Tier-I Exam Pattern

Tier-I exam of SSC CGL 2017 is an online mode of examination having 4 sections in total. The total marks allotted for all the sections is 200 and the total time allotted for the completion of all the sections of Tier-I exam is 60 minutes. A cumulative time of 80 minutes is allotted to physically handicapped students. 0.5 marks will be deducted from every question that is attempted wrong by a candidate in SSC CGL 2017 exam.

Serial No.SectionsNo. of QuestionsTotal MarksTime Allotted
1General Intelligence and Reasoning2550A cumulative time
2General Awareness2550of 60 minutes
3Quantitative Aptitude2550 
4English Comprehension2550 
 Total100200 

SSC CGL 2017 Tier-II Exam Pattern

Tier-II exam has a total mark of 200. A total of 100 questions are asked in each section with 200 questions asked in the English Language Section. A time limit of 2 hours is provided to the candidate to complete each section of SSC CGL 2017 Tier-II Exam. The cumulative time to complete Tier-II exam is increased to 2 hours 40 minutes in case of physically handicapped students. 0.25 marks is deducted as penalty for attempting a question wrong.

 SectionsNo. of QuestionsTotal MarksTime Allotted
1Quantitative Ability1002002 hours
2English Language and Comprehension2002002 hours
3Statistics1002002 hours
4General Studies (Finance and Economics)1002002 hours

SSC CGL Tier III

Tier-III of SSC CGL exam is a descriptive exam to test the written skills of the candidates in English/Hindi. The mode of examination is offline and students are required to write essays, précis, application, letter etc. in this exam. The exam carries 100 marks and the time allotted for the same is 60 minutes. The time allotted for candidates belonging to PWD category is increased to 80 minutes. Tier-III paper is given by specific candidates who are interested only for the post of “Statistical Investigator Grade II” & “Compiler”.

SSC CGL Tier IV

Tier-IV examination comprises of couple of skill sets required for certain Government Posts all over the country. • DEST (Data Entry Speed Test): For the post of Tax Assistant (Central Excise and Income Tax),DEST Exam tthrough SSC CGL exam is conducted to check the typing speed of the candidate. The candidates are given an article in English which they have to type on Computer. A candidate is required to type 2000 words in 15 minutes. • CPT (Computer Proficiency Test): Word Processing, Spread Sheets and Generation of slides are the three modules that are important for this exam and the commission demands a candidate to be proficient in it for the post of CSS, MEA, Inspector (Central Excise), Inspector (Preventive Officer), Inspector (Examiner)