Staff Selection Commission (SSC) is a Government organization that recruits staff for various posts in the various Ministries and Departments of the Government of India and in Subordinate Offices.
SSC broadly conducts two types of examinations.
SSC CGL exam
SSC Combined Matric Level Examination i.e. SSC 10+2
The Examination is conducted in 4 tiers, which are:–
Tier 1 (Preliminary Exam)
Tier 2 (Mains)
Tier 3 (Descriptive)
Tier 4 (DEST⁄CPT)
Time Allowed: – 2 hours (2 hours and 40 minutes for VH candidates)
Paper Mode: –Exam will be conducted offline and questions will be of objective type multiple choice. Candidates can choose their medium as Hindi or English
Negative Marking: – 0.25 Marks will be deducted for every wrong answer.
Tier–II – Written Examination (Objective Multiple Choice Type): Tier II exam is conducted over a period of two days. The written exam will consist of objective type papers of 2 hours for all and 2 hours 40mins for visually handicapped
|Sr. No||Name of Subjects||No. of questions||Maximum Marks|
|2||English Language & Comprehension||200||200|
|4||General Studies (Finance and Economics)||(May Change)||200|
|Mode of Examination||Scheme of Examination||Marks||Time|
|Pen and Paper||Descriptive Paper in English/Hindi||100||1 hour|
It is compulsory for all the posts.
The qualifying marks in Tier–III would be 33 per cent.
|Mode of Examination||Syllabus||Time|
|Computer Proficiency Test (CPT)||Word⁄Excel/PowerPoint||45 mins|
Data Entry skills test is only for post of Tax assistant.
Computer proficiency test for the pot of Assistant in CSS.
This test is qualifying in nature.
List of SSC CGL Interview & Non–interview post
SSC CGL has interview & Non–interview post.
For the post of Compiler: Bachelors degree from any recognized university with Economics⁄Statistics⁄Mathematics as compulsory or elective subject.
For the post of Statistical Investigator Grade - II: Bachelors degree in any discipline from a recognized University with:
At least 60% in Mathematics at 12th Standard level OR Statistics as one of the subjects at degree level. For all other posts: Bachelor’s degree in any discipline from a recognized University or any other equivalent qualification.
Salary of SSC CGL Officer is really very high with multiple benefits.
Financial stability is guaranteed under this cadre.
SSC keeps conducting grade–wise departmental competitive exams for existing Central Government staff members. This provides them with ample growth prospects.