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SSC CGL

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)


SSC CGL Tier–1 Exam

Part Subject Questions Marks Time Duration
i Reasoning 25 50 1 hour
ii General Awareness 25 50
iii Quantitative Aptitude 25 50
iv English 25 50

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.


SSC CGL Tier II Exam

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
1. Quantitative Ability 100 200
2 English Language & Comprehension 200 200
3 Statistics 100 200
4 General Studies (Finance and Economics) (May Change) 200
Total 400 800

SSC CGL Tier III

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.


SSC CGL Tier IV

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.


Educational Qualification

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.

Educational Qualification: For the post of Compiler: Bachelor’s degree from any recognized university with Economics⁄Statistics⁄Mathematics as compulsory or elective subject.
For the post of Statistical Investigator Grade – II: Bachelor’s 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.