Staff Selection Commission conducts examinations & selects candidates for vacancies in central govt. departments including ministries.Qualifying in these tests shall open up more opportunities for young graduates in government sector.

Prospective candidates will have to apply after carefully reading the advertisement regarding the process of examinations and interview, eligibility criteria, online registration processes, payment of prescribed application fee/ intimation charges, pattern of examination, issuance of call letters etc. and ensure that they fulfil the stipulated criteria and follow the prescribed processes.

The tentative Schedule is as follows:

On-line registration including Edit/Modification of Application by candidates16-May-2017 to 16-June-2017
Payment of Application Fees/Intimation Charges16-May-2017 to 16-June-2017
Tier I Exam01-Aug-2017 to 20-Aug-2017
Tier II Exam10-Nov-2017 to 11-Nov-2017
Tier III Exam (Descriptive)21-Jan-2018
Tier IV ExamFebruary 2018
Official Website &
Registration Official Website Registration for SSC-CGL

Syllabus/Exam Structure for SSC-CGL

Tier I exam is common for all posts and it comprises of four papers - General intelligence, General awareness, Quantitative aptitude & English comprehension.

Tier I Examination (Computer Based Examination)

Sr. No. Name of Tests No. of Qs Maximum Marks Duration
1 General intelligence Reasoning 25 50 60 Mins total
for VH and candidates suffering from Cerebral Palsy : 80 Mins
2 General awareness 25 50
3 Quantitative Aptitude 25 50
4 English comprehension 25 50
Total 100 200

Main Examination

Tier II will have 4 papers – Quantitative abilities, English language Statistics (for Statistical Investigator) & General Studies (for Assistant Audit Officer)

Based on the results, candidates would be shortlisted for Tier III and Tier IV according to their post.

Sr. No. Name of Tests No. of Qs Maximum Marks Duration
1 Quantitative abilities 100 200 120 Minutes
for VH and candidates suffering from Cerebral Palsy : 160 Mins
2 English Language & Comprehension 200 200
3 Stastics (for Stastical Investigator) 100 200
4 General Studies (Economics & Finance Awareness) (for Assistant Audit Officer) 100 200



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