SSC Combined Graduate Level Exam

  • Combined Graduate Level Examination (SSC – CGLE) conducted by Staff Selection Commission, for recruitment to different Central Civil posts as Group B governmental posts, Group C technical posts etc.

Combined Graduate Level Examination (SSC CGLE) 2018.

Combined Graduate Level Examination (SSC CGLE) 2018.

Venue: Pan India
Exam Date: Tier 1: August 1 - 20, 2017; Tier 2: November 10 -11, 2017; Tier 3: January 21, 2018; Skill Test: February, 2018.

What is the test about?

SSC CGL Exam, is for those who are looking for Group B Jobs under the Central Govt Departments and Ministries.

Who is eligible?

The minimum required Qualification is Graduation only. However for some specific posts there is need of additional Qualification.

What are the test syllabus, duration and format?

The SSC CGL Examination is conducted in tiers.

Tier-1 Syllabus: In the CGL Tier-1, there will be 200 Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ's) to be asked from 4 Sections viz. English , Reasoning, Quantitative Aptitude and General Awareness. Each section has 50 Questions and Each Question carry 1 mark.

The Total Duration of Tier-1 Exam is 2 Hours.

Penalty: There will be deduction of 0.25 marks for every wrong answer.

Tier-2 Syllabus: Those who Pass the Tier-1 exam, can appear for Tier-2 Exam. The Tier-2 Exam will have Sections viz English and Quantitative Aptitude.

1) Quantitative Aptitude: In the Tier-2 Exam, there will be 100 Questions from the Quant section and each Question carry 2 marks. The Duration of this exam will be 2 hours.

2) English: This section is tier-2 Exam, will have 200 Questions , with each Question carrying 1 Mark. The Duration of this Exam is 2 Hours

Note: In tier-2 Exam, there will penalty of 0.50 marks for Quantitative Aptitude Sections, while there will be penalty for 0.25 marks for English Language and Comprehension.

Descriptive Paper : SSC had introduced a small pattern change in the CGL Examination, be introducing a Descriptive paper. This paper is only for those, who Qualify the SSC Tier-2 Exam

The Duration of this Paper is 1 hour only and Questions in this paper will be asked from the following sections:

1) English, 2) Quantitative Aptitude and 3) General Awareness

Key dates for application and registration

Registration ends on 19th June, 2017.

Who conducts the test?

Staff Selection Commission (SSC)

Which colleges/institutes accept the test?

All over India.


Staff Selection Commission

Block No-12,CGO Complex,
Lodhi Road,
New Delhi-110091


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