The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) is one of the most desirable Govt. organizations in India. The commission conducts examination at the Combined Graduate Level annually, to recruit eligible candidates to Group-B and Group-C non-technical, non-gazette posts in different departments/ministries/organizations across the country.
Numerous candidates, aiming to land a job in one of the various prestigious Govt. posts sit for the entrance exams every year. The SSC CGL notification for 2018-19 exams is out. Candidates aspiring to appear for the same can refer to the table below to find out the date of commencement of the application forms.
SSC CGL 2018-19 Exam Dates
|Online application starting||5th May 2018|
|Last date of submission||5th June 2018|
|Tier-I exam||Yet to be notified|
|Tier-II exam||Yet to be notified|
|Tier-III exam||Yet to be notified|
|Tier-IV exam||Yet to be notified|
Please note that the SSC CGL exam date will be notified once confirmed by the governing body.
Candidates need to put in a lot of hard work and dedication to qualify each stage of the entrance exam. Take a look at the detailed exam pattern and syllabus to prepare yourself for the upcoming examination.
SSC CGL 2018-19 Exam pattern
SSC CGL Tier 1 Pattern
SSC CGL Tier 2 Pattern
|Paper-I Quantitative Aptitude (compulsory for all posts)||100||200||2 hours|
|Paper-II English Language (compulsory for all posts)||200||200||2 hours|
|Paper-III Statistics (for the post of Statistical Investigator Group-II and Compiler)||100||200||2 hours|
|Paper-IV General studies (Finance and Economics) (for the post of Assistant Audit Officer Gazette Group-B)||100||200||2 hours|
SSC CGL Tier 3 Pattern
This stage of the exam is an offline, descriptive exam that tests the written skills of the candidates. Candidates are required to write precis, essays, letter or application. The duration of the exam is 1 hour, and total marks allotted in the third stage are 60.
SSC CGL Tier 4 Pattern
Candidates require the following skill sets to earn a post in the Govt. sector. The final stage tests your computer knowledge and proficiency in the following-
- Data Entry Speed Test
This exam (for the Tax Assistant post) is held to test the candidate’s typing speed. Candidates are required to type approximately 2000 words of an article in English on a computer in 15 minutes.
- Computer Proficiency Test
Candidates are required to have the proper knowledge and be proficient in Spreadsheets, Word processing, and Generation of slides. This is important for the post of MEA, CSS and Inspector.
Candidates who are looking forward to appearing for the said exam must start preparing for the same. The detailed syllabus is available on the official SSC CGL notification page. Candidates are advised to go through previous years’ questions patterns and online study materials to back their preparation.
However, before you apply for the exam, make sure you meet the eligibility criteria.