About SSC CGL Recruitment Exam - 2017 Vacancies, Exam Pattern & Eligibility

Selection exam for Group B and C positions with the Ministries and Departments of Government of India

SSC CGL Exam 2017

The Combined Graduate Level (CGL) examination conducted by the Staff Selection Commission is used for recruitment to the various ministries, departments, and offices of the government. While the core syllabus of the exam stays the same, the SSC CGL exam pattern may change every year. With the exam around the corner, read on to find out what you can expect this year.

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What is it Staff Selection Commission Combined Graduate Level Examination. An exam conducted by the Government of India for Group B and C staff positions in various ministries and departments.
Number of Vacancies 3805, as of 2017
Educational Qualification Graduate in any discipline from a recognized university, or an equivalent qualification recognized by the Government of India.
Age Between 18 to 32 years, varies by post
Qualification for Assistant Audit Officer in CAG Candidates with CA, CS, Cost & Management Accountant or M. Com, MBA (Finance) or Masters in Business Economics will be preferred.
Qualification for Junior Statistical Officer Bachelor’s Degree in any subject from a recognized University or Institute with at least 60% Marks in Mathematics at 12th standard level
OR
Bachelor’s Degree in any subject with Statistics as one of the subjects

SSC CGL Exam Pattern

SSC Tier 1 Paper Pattern:

Subjects No. of Qts Max. Marks Time Test Mode
Quantitative 25 50 Composite time duration of 60 mts Online
English 25 50
Reasoning 25 50
GA 25 50
Total 100 200

Note: Negative marking of .50 marks on each wrong answer will be applicable

SSC Tier 2 Paper Pattern: :

Test Paper Subject No. of Qts Max. Marks Time Test Mode
Paper 1 Quantitative 100 200 120 Minutes Online
Paper 2 English 200 200 120 Minutes
Total 300 400 240 Minutes
Paper 3* Statistics 100 200 120 Minutes
Paper 4^ GS (Finance & Economics) 100 200
(Fin.-80, Eco.-120)
120 Minutes

Note: Negative marking of .25 for each wrong answer will be applicable in Paper 1 and a negative marking of .50 for each wrong answer will be applicable in Paper 2, Paper 3 and Paper 4

Paper 3 will be for those who has applied for the post of Junior Statistical Officer

Paper 4 will be for those who has applied for the post of Assistant Audit Officer/Assistant Accounts Officer

SSC Tier 3 Paper Pattern: :

Test Paper Subject Max. Marks Time
Paper 1 This is descriptive type paper of 100 marks 100 60 Minutes
Test Paper Subject Max. Marks
Proficiency Test This test is qualifying in nature. It includes Data Entry/Skill Test/ Computer 100

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