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SSC CGL 2018-19 Exam Highlights

  • Why SSC CGL: Recruitment at multiple levels in government ministries and department is done through the SSC CGL Exam. 
  • Who Can Apply: Graduates from any recognized university can apply for SSC CGL Exam.
  • How SSC CGL Exam is conducted: Exam is conducted in 4 phases namely Tier I: Preliminary Exam; Tier II: Mains Exam; Tier III: Descriptive Test and Tier IV: Computer Proficiency Test/ Skill Test.
  • How to Apply: Registration for SSC CGL Exams is done through online mode.

Read in detail about SSC CGL 2018-19 Exam

SSC CGL Exam Notification

Staff Selection Commission (SSC) was expected to conduct the "Tier-I" of Combined Graduate Level (SSC CGL) Examination, 2018 from 25th July 2018 to 20th August 2018, however, SSC CGL Tier-I exam was postponed due to some circumstances. Now SSC has announced SSC CGL Tier-I exam dates. SSC CGL Tier 1 Exam will be conducted from 4th June  2019 to 19th June  2019. SSC CGL Tier-I candidates will be selected based on their choices of different categories of posts in various Ministries/ Departments/ Organizations. Subject to administrative/public exigencies, final selection through the SSC CGL Examination to specific categories of posts would be according to the confirmed number of vacancies from the concerned Indenting Ministries/ Department/Office/Cadres before declaration of results. This is a Graduate Level Exam and is a golden chance for all the graduates to acquire a Government job and is thus one of the most sought-after exams among graduate students in our country.

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SSC CGL 2018-19 Vacancy

SSC announced 8089 vacancies for in the year 2017. SSC is likely to announce a similar number of vacancies or even higher vacancies for SSC CGL 2018-19. The total number of vacancies for SSC CGL 2018-19 will be updated as soon as SSC releases the notification.

SSC CGL 2018-19 Exam Pattern

The online exam of SSC CGL 2018-19 will consist of Questions from Reasoning Ability, Quantitative Aptitude, and English Language. The tests except for the Test of English Language will be available bilingually, i.e. English and Hindi.

The Examination will be conducted in four tiers as indicated below:

Stages

Events

Tier -I

Computer Based Examination

Tier -II

Computer Based Examination

Tier -III

Pen and Paper Mode (Descriptive paper)

Tier-IV

Computer Proficiency Test/ Skill Test (wherever applicable)/ Document Verification

 Scheme of Tier-I Examination:

The first phase or Tier - I of SSC CGL examination consists of four sections/subjects, that are assigned equal marks and cintain equal number of questions which need to be solved in a composite time of 60 minutes. The details are as follows:

Tier -I

Subject

Number of Questions

Maximum Marks

Time allowed

General Intelligence and Reasoning

25

50

60 Minutes (Total) For VH/ OH (afflicted with Cerebral Palsy/ deformity in writing hand- Pl. See para- 5.10 of Notice): 80 Minutes

General Awareness

25

50

Quantitative Aptitude

25

50

English Comprehension

25

50

Scheme of Tier-II Examinations:

The Tier - II of SSC CGL exam will also consist of four papers where all the papers are not mandatory for all the candidates. A candidate will have to attempt the papers according to the posts applied by him / her.

Tier -II

Subject

Number of Questions

Maximum Marks

Time allowed

Paper-I: Quantitative Ability

100

200

120 Minutes (for each Paper) For VH/ OH (afflicted with Cerebral Palsy/ deformity in writing hand- Pl. See para- 5.10 of Notice):160 Minutes

Paper-II: English Language and Comprehension

200

200

Paper-III: Statistics

100

200

Paper-IV: General Studies (Finance and Economics)

100

200

Scheme of Tier-III Examination:

The Tier - III of  SSC CGL is conducted in the pen & paper mode. The format of this exam is descriptive with 100 marks alloted to it and 60 minutes time duration.  

Tier III

Mode of Examination

Scheme of Examination

Maximum Marks

Time Allowed

Pen and Paper mode

Descriptive Paper in English or Hindi (Writing of Essay/ Precis/Letter/ Application etc.)

100

60 Minutes For VH/ OH (afflicted with Cerebral Palsy/ deformity in writing hand- Pl. See para- 5.10 of Notice):80 Minutes

SSC CGL Marking Scheme

SSC CGL Exam Tier I

While attempting any test, it is extremely important to keep track of the number of attempts and the accuracy, as the Tier - I of SSC CGL exam will also consist of negative marking . The complete marking scheme in SSC CGL Tier I is as follows: 

SSC CGL Tier

Sections

Marking Scheme

Negative Marking

Tier 1

General Intelligence and Reasoning
General Awareness/ General knowledge
Quantitative Aptitude
English Comprehension

Each question carries 1 mark

-0.50 for each wrong answer

SSC CGL Exam Tier II

SSC CGL's Tier II contains varied marking and negative marking in all the four papers. The scheme of marking is as follows: 

SSC CGL Tier

Sections

Marking Scheme

Negative Marking

Tier 2

Paper 1: Quantitative Ability
Paper 2: English Language and Comprehension
Paper 3: Statistics
Paper 4: General Studies (Finance and Economics)

Paper 1, Paper 3, Paper 4: Each question carries 2 marks
Paper 2: Each question carries 1 mark

Paper 1, Paper 3, Paper 4: -0.50 for each wrong answer
Paper 2: -0.25 for each wrong answer

SSC CGL Exam Tier III

The Tier -III of SSC CGL is a simple exam with one descriptive paper. It has a qualifying percentage without any negative marking as indicated in the following table :

SSC CGL Tier

Sections

Marking Scheme

Tier 3

Essay, Application, Passage Writing

Minimum qualifying marks 33%

SSC CGL Exam Tier IV

The SSC CGL  Tier IV will be given by selected candidates in whichever post it will be applicable, where certain candidates will be tested for their skills with computer typing on various softwares.

SSC CGL Tier

Sections

Marks

Tier 4

Data Entry Skill Test (DEST)/Computer Proficiency Test (CPT) (whichever applicable)

Qualifying in nature

SSC CGL 2018-19 Syllabus

The Preliminary exam (Tier I) of SSC CGL 2018-19 will be of 60 minutes duration, having four majors subjects. These subjects are Quantitative Aptitude, Reasoning Ability, General Studies, and English Language. The SSC CGL 2018-19 Tier 1 Exam will have a total of 100 questions from these four sections - Quantitative Aptitude, Reasoning Ability, General Studies, and English language. Please note that there is 'no sectional cut-off' and the overall score will be considered for selection. Know in detail about the topics/chapters which are covered under these subjects for each tier of SSC CGL 2018-19 exams:

 

SSC CGL Syllabus- Tier I

SSC CGL Tier I contains four sections for which the detailed syllabus has been given in the following table:

English Language

General Intelligence and Reasoning

Quantitative Aptitude

General Awareness

Fill in the Blanks, Idioms & Phrases, Jumbled sentences (ordering), One word substitution. Synonyms, Antonyms, Spellings/Detecting Mis-spelt words, Common errors, sentence improvement, Passage, Cloze test

Series (number, figurative), similarities and differences, analogy, space visualization. Spatial orientation, problem solving, analysis, judgement. Decision making, visual memory, discrimination, observation. Direction sense test, Blood relations, arithmetical reasoning and figural classification.
Arithmetic number series, non-verbal series, coding and decoding. Statement conclusion, syllogism in reasoning etc. The topics are Semantic Analogy, Symbolic/Number Analogy. Figural Analogy, Ranking test, Semantic Classification, Symbolic/Number Classification. Figural Classification, Input-Output questions, Problem Solving, Word Building, Seating arrangement, Numerical Operations, symbolic Operations. Questions on Dies, Clock, Calender.
Trends, Space Orientation, Space Visualization, Venn Diagrams. Drawing inferences, folding & un-folding of Punched hole/pattern. Figural Pattern – folding and completion, Indexing, Address matching. Date & city matching, Classification of centre codes/roll numbers. Small & Capital letters/numbers coding, decoding and classification. Embedded Figures, Critical thinking. Emotional Intelligence, Social Intelligence etc.

Percentages. Ratio & Proportion. Square and cube roots. Surds and indices. Lcm and hcf, Averages, Age problems. Simple interest and Compound Interest, Profit and Loss, Discount, Partnership. Mixture and Alligation, Time and distance, Time & Work, Boat and Streams, Pipes and Cisterns. Numbers, Algebra, Geometry, Trigonometry, Heights and Distances.
Divisions and Remainders, decimals ,fractions and relationships between numbers. Graphs of Linear Equations, Triangles (centres, congruence, similarity), In circles and circum-circle. Triangle, Quadrilaterals, Regular Polygons. Circle, Right Prism, Right Circular Cone. Right Circular Cylinder, Sphere, Hemispheres, Rectangular Parallelopiped.
Regular Right Pyramid with triangular or square base, Trigonometric ratio. Degree and Radian Measures, Circle and its chords. tangents, angles subtended by chords of a circle. common tangents to two or more circles, Standard Identities. Complementary angles, Heights and Distances. Histogram, Frequency polygon, Bar diagram & Pie chart.

General Awareness will have questions on current events, India and its neighbouring countries. Also questions from History. Geography, Economic Scene,Culture, General Policy & Scientific Research are asked. Scientific research includes physics, chemistry and Biology. Current affairs ( Last 6 months)

SSC CGL Syllabus: Tier II

SSC CGL Tier II also contains four papers, where all of these are not mandatory for each candidate. As mentioned above, it depends on the choice of post of every candidate that which paper he / she is supposed to write. The table below gives all the required details of the syllabus of SSC CGL Tier II.

Quantitative Ability

English Language & Comprehension

Statistics

General Studies (Finance and Economics)

Percentages. Ratio & Proportion. Square and cube roots. Surds and indices. Lcm and hcf, Averages, Age problems. Simple interest and Compound Interest, Profit and Loss, Discount, Partnership. Mixture and Alligation, Time and distance, Time & Work, Boat and Streams, Pipes and Cisterns. Numbers, Algebra, Geometry, Trigonometry, Heights and Distances.
Divisions and Remainders, decimals ,fractions and relationships between numbers. Graphs of Linear Equations, Triangles (centres, congruence, similarity), In circles and circum-circle. Triangle, Quadrilaterals, Regular Polygons. Circle, Right Prism, Right Circular Cone. Right Circular Cylinder, Sphere, Hemispheres, Rectangular Parallelopiped.
Regular Right Pyramid with triangular or square base, Trigonometric ratio. Degree and Radian Measures, Circle and its chords. tangents, angles subtended by chords of a circle. common tangents to two or more circles, Standard Identities. Complementary angles, Heights and Distances. Histogram, Frequency polygon, Bar diagram & Pie chart.

Fill in the Blanks, Idioms & Phrases, Jumbled sentences (ordering), One word substitution. Synonyms, Antonyms, Spellings/Detecting Mis-spelt words, Common errors, sentence improvement, Passage, Cloze test are asked, Active & Passive

Collection Classification and Presentation of Statistical Data
Measures of Central Tendency
Measures of Dispersion-Common measures dispersion 
Moments, Skewness and Kurtosis
Correlation and Regression
Probability Theory
Random Variable and Probability Distributions
Sampling Theory
Statistical Inference 
Analysis of Variance
Index Numbers

Finance and Accounts, Economics and Governance

SSC CGL Syllabus- Tier III

The SSC CGL Tier III follows a different pattern and tests the writing skills of a candidate. There is a fixed format assigned to the Tier III which requires you to be good in writing based on the below-mentioned syllabus that you will have to prepare :

Sections

Syllabus

Written Descriptive English Test

Precis Writing/Essay/Formal Letter/Informal Letter/Application/Passage Writing

SSC CGL Syllabus- Tier 4

As the Tier IV of SSC CGL is not mandatory for everyone, therefore the knowledge of the syllabus is not required by everyone who is filling the form. After you check if you need to appear at this stage, you should start practising to improve the below-mentioned skills. 

Sections

Syllabus

Data Entry Skill Test/ Computer Proficiency Test

DEST test requires 8000 key depressions per hour whereas CPT test requires computer knowledge.

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SSC CGL 2018-19 Eligibility Criteria

SSC CGL 2018-19 being conducted by the Staff Selection Commission is an All India Entrance Exam . To appear in SSC CGL 2018-2019 Exam, one needs to be a Graduate (in any discipline). However, for few posts the graduation requirement is specific. The eligible 'Age Limit' also varies across various posts.

Eligibility Criteria : Educational Criteria

All the candidates need to follow a certain specified educational criteria to ensure their eligibility for the SSC CGL Exam 2018-19. You candidature will be cancelled if you fail to follow this criteria.

SSC CGL Post

Educational Qualification

Assistant Audit Officer

Bachelor’s Degree in any subject from a recognized University OR Desirable Qualification: CA/CS/MBA/Cost & Management Accountant/ Masters in Commerce/ Masters in Business Studies

Junior Statistical Officer

Bachelor’s Degree from any recognized University with minimum 60% in Mathematics in Class 12th OR Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline with Statistics as one of the subjects in graduation

All Other Posts

Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline from a recognized University or equivalent

 Age limit will be reckoned as on 1st August, 2018: 

There is different age criteria for different posts under the SSC CGL notification as indicated below:

Age limit

Year

For Post for which age limit is 20-27 years

He/ she must have been born not earlier than 02.08.1991 and not later than 01.08.1998

For Post for which age limit is 18-27 years

He/ she must have been born not earlier than 02.08.1991 and not later than 01.08.2000

For Post for which age limit is 20-30 years

He/ she must have been born not earlier than 02.08.1988 and not later than 01.08.1998

For Post for which age limit is up to 30 years

He/ she must have been born not earlier than 02.08.1988 and not later than 01.08.2000

For Post for which age limit is up to 32 years

He/ she must have been born not earlier than 02.08.1986 and not later than 01.08.2000

Age-relaxation

Certain categories are provided relaxation in the age criteria as explained in the table given below:

Category

Age-relaxation permissible beyond upper age limit

SC/ ST

5 years

OBC

3 years

PwD

10 years

PwD+OBC

13 years

PwD+SC/ ST

15 years

Ex-Servicemen (ExS)

3 years after deduction of the military service rendered from the actual age as on the closing date.

For Group “B” posts Central Govt. Civilian Employees who have rendered not less than 3 years regular and continuous service as on Closing date for receipt of application

5 years

Central Govt. Civilian Employees (SC/ ST) who have rendered not less than 3 years regular and continuous service as on closing date for receipt of application

10 years

For Group “C” posts Central Govt. Civilian Employees who have rendered not less than 3 years regular and continuous service as on Closing date for receipt of application

Up to 40 years of age

Central Govt. Civilian Employees (SC/ ST) who have rendered not less than 3 years Regular and continuous service as on closing date for receipt of application

Up to 45 years of age

Candidates who had ordinarily been domiciled in the State of Jammu & Kashmir during the period from 1st January 1980 to 31st December 1989

5 years

Widows/ Divorced Women/ Women judicially separated and who are not remarried

Up to 35 years of age

Widows/ Divorced Women/ Women judicially separated and who are not remarried (SC/ ST)

Up to 40 years of age

Defence Personnel disabled in operation during hostilities with any foreign country or in a disturbed area and released as a consequence thereof

3 years

Defence Personnel disabled in operation during hostilities with any foreign country or in a disturbed area and released as a consequence thereof (SC/ ST)

8 years

Service Clerks in the last year of their colour service in the Armed Forces

Up to 45 years of age

Service Clerks in the last year of their colour service in the Armed Forces (SC/ ST)

Up to 50 years of age

Retrenched census employees of the Office of Registrar General of India (They will be considered only for offices under RGI in their order of merit and subject to availability of vacancies)

3 years plus length of service rendered by them in connection with census, before retrenchment, and weightage of past service.

To know more in detail about the Eligibility Criteria and Age limit applicable for various posts under SSC CGL 2018 

SSC CGL 2018-19 Exam Dates

The Staff Selection Commission was supposed to conduct the SSC CGL Examination 2018-19 in four phases, The Tier 1 Exam of SSC CGL 2018-19 is tentatively scheduled to be held from 4th June 2019 to 19th June 2019. 

Name of Examination

Date of Advt.

Closing Date

Date of Exam

Combined Graduate Level Exam,2018 (Tier-I)

05.05.2018

04.06.2018

04.06.2019 to 19.06.2019

Combined Graduate Level Examination – 2018 (Tier-II)

-

-

11.09.2019 to 13.09.2019

Combined Graduate Level Exam,2018 (Tier-III)

-

-

29.12.2019 (MORNING) Sunday

SSC CGL Tier- 4 Exam Computer Skill Test / Skill Test

-

-

To be notified later

Combined Graduate Level Exam,2019 (Tier-I)

31.10.2019

28.11.2019

To be notified later

To know more in detail about other important dates for SSC CGL 2018-2019 Exam. 

SSC CGL 2018-19 Admit Card

The 'centre, venue address, date and time' for both online Preliminary and online Mains examinations and Interview shall be intimated in the respective 'Call Letter'. An eligible candidate should download his/her call letter from the authorized website by entering his/ her details i.e. Registration Number and Password/Date of Birth. No hard copy of the call letter/ information handout etc. will be sent by post/ courier.

SSC CGL 2018-19 Previous Year Cut-Off

Before you start your preparation you need to get an idea about the last year exam scenario. This will help you in planning for your SSC CGL exam preparation in a strategic way.

SSC CGL Cut-Off 2018 for Tier I 

List-I: Candidates qualified in Tier-I for appearing in Tier-II (Paper-I, Paper-II, Paper-IV (General Studies (Finance & Accounts) and Tier-III 

Category

Initial cut-off

Revised cut-off

SC

129

125.5

ST

123

119

OBC

140.5

135.5

OH

113.5

111.5

HH

79

75

UR

152.5

148

List-II: Candidates qualified in Tier-I for appearing in Tier-II (Paper-I, Paper- II, Paper -III (Statistics) & Tier III 

Category

Initial Cut-Off

Revised Cut-Off

SC

127.5

123.5

ST

117

114.5

OBC

140

135.5

OH

104.5

102

HH

62

61

VR

116

116

List – III: Candidates qualified in Tier-I for appearing in Tier-II (Paper-I & Paper-II & Tier III) 

Category

Initial cut off

Revised cut off

SC

103

98

ST

93

88.5

OBC

115

110

Ex- S

73.5

69

OH

87

84.5

HH

40

38

Previous Year's SSC CGL Cut-Off  for Tier I: 

Cut off marks (Out of 200) 

Category

2016

2015

2014

2013

2012

SC

114

80.25

77

77

64

ST

103

74.25

69.5

69

62

OBC

125.5

89.5

82

85

70

Ex-S

92

67.75

62

25

25

OH

97

69

68.75

67

60

HH

20

20

25

25

25

VH

68

51

40

61

25

GEN

137

102.25

96.5

102

82

SSC CGL Cut-Off for Tier-I + Tier-II: Cut-off marks (out of 600) 

Category

Interview Posts

Non-Interview posts

2015

2014

2013

2012

2015

2014

2013

2012

SC

373

365.5

359.25

284

345

331.5

334

251

ST

359.25

349.75

345.75

282

327.5

308.5

314

242

OBC

411

398.75

395.75

319

387

365

368.5

281.5

Ex-S

358

361

345

308

255

288

226

211

OH

344.75

340

345

274

323.5

307

305.75

227

HH

253

231

228

191

210.5

182

201.5

123

VH

332

359

315.25

261

259

307

300.25

225

Un- reserved

430.75

426

424.5

349

410.25

397.25

401

313

 

SSC CGL 2018-2019 Preparation Strategy

SSC CGL 2018-2019 requires systematic planning and a well-drafted preparation strategy. While preparing for SSC CGL 2018-2019, you need to keep in mind the latest exam pattern and also need to go through the SSC CGL syllabus thoroughly. 

Read, SSC CGL preparation tips by toppers, to know what strategy did the toppers of SSC CGL adopt to crack the exam.

SSC CGL 2018-19 Free Mock Tests

Practice is the key to success and it holds true even for SSC CGL 2018-2019 exam. To gear up for your preparation you need a lot of practice. Practicing SSC CGL 2018-2019 mock tests will not only help you analyze your performance but will also help you to perform in the exam in a better way.

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SSC CGL 2018-19 Salary

SSC CGL being one of the most sough-after & awaited jobs, rewards its employees generously. The postings under SSC are done in various ministries and government departments which pay their employess based on various pay scales as depicted in the following table :

Age group

Name of post

Department / Ministries

Class Fiction

Grade pay

20-27 years

Tax Assistant

CBEC

Group “C”

2400

20-30 years

Assistant Section officer

Central Secretariat Service

Group “B”

4600

Assistant Section officer

Ministry of Railway

Group “B”

4600

Assistant Section officer

Ministry of External Affairs

Group “B”

4600

Assistant Section officer

AFHQ

Group “B”

4600

Assistant

Other Ministries / Dept. / Org.

Group “B”

4600

Sub Inspector

Central Bureau of Investigation

Group “B”

4600

Not Exceeding 30 years

Inspector, (Central Excise)

CBEC

Group “B”

4600

Inspector

Central Bureau of Narcotics

Group “B”

4600

Assistant

Other ministries / Dept. / Org.

Group “B”

4200

Inspector (Preventive officer)

CBEC

Group “B”

4600

Inspector (Examiner)

CBEC

Group “B”

4600

Assistant Audit Officer

Indian Audit & Accounts Department Under CAG

Group B Gazetted (Non-Ministerial)

4800

Assistant Audit Officer

Indian Audit & Accounts Department under CAG

Group B Gazetted (Non-Ministerial)

4800

Assistant Section Officer

Intelligence Bureau

Group “B”

4600

Assistant Section Officer

Other Ministries / Departments/ Organisations.

Group “B”

4600

Assistant / Superintendent

Other Ministries / Departments/ Organisations

Group “B”

4200

Inspector of Income Tax

CBDT

Group “C”

4600

Divisional Accountant

Officer under CAG

Group “B”

4200

Up to 30 years

Assistant Enforcement Officer

Directorate of Enforcement, Department of Revenue

Group “B”

4600

Sub Inspector

National Investigation Agency (NIA)

Group “B”

4200

Up to 32 years

Junior Statistical Officer

M/O statistics & Prog. Implementation

Group “B”

4200

18-27 years

Auditor

Officer under C&AG

Group “C”

2800

Auditor

Officer Under CGDA

Group “C”

2800

Auditor

Other Ministries/Dept.

Group “C”

2800

Accountant

Officer under C&AG

Group “C”

2800

Accountant / Junior Accountant

Other Ministry/ Dept.

Group “C”

2800

Senior Secretariat Assistant / Upper Division clerks

Central Govt. offices Ministries other than CSCS cadres

Group “C”

2400

Tax Assistant

CBDT

Group “C”

2400

Sub-Inspector

Central Bureau of Narcotics

Group “C”

2400

Upper Division Clerk (UDC)

Dte. General Border Road Organisation (MoD)
Only For Male Candidates

Group “C”

2400

18-30 years

Inspector Posts

Department of Post.

Group “B”

4600

Assistant

Other ministries / Dept. / Org.

Group “B”

4600

SSC CGL Additional Information

SSC CGL Center of Examination

SSC assigns various exam centres in different cities to conduct the SSC CGL online examination smoothly. SSC reserves the right to add / cancel any exam centre and no request from any candidate to change the centre will be entertained. 

SNo

Examination Centres & Centre Code

SSC Region and States/ UTs under the jurisdiction of the Region

Address of the Regional Offices/ Website

1

Agra(3001), Allahabad(3003),

Bareilly(3005), Gorakhpur(3007) ,

Kanpur(3009), Lucknow(3010),

Meerut(3011), Varanasi(3013),

Bhagalpur(3201),

Muzaffarpur(3205), Patna(3206)

Central Region (CR)/ Bihar and Uttar Pradesh

Regional Director (CR),

Staff Selection

Commission,

21-23, Lowther Road,

Allahabad,

Uttar Pradesh-211002.

(http://www.ssc-cr.org)

2

Gangtok(4001), Ranchi(4205),

Barasat(4402), Berhampore

(WB)(4403), Chinsurah (4405),

Jalpaiguri(4408), Kolkata(4410),

Malda(4412), Midnapur(4413),

Siliguri(4415), Berhampore(Odisha)

(4602), Bhubaneshwar(4604),

Cuttack(4605),

Keonjhargarh(4606),

Sambalpur(4609), Port Blair (4802)

Eastern Region (ER)/ Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Jharkhand, Odisha, Sikkim and West Bengal

Regional Director (ER),

Staff Selection

Commission,

1st MSO Building,(8th

Floor), 234/4,

Acharya Jagadish

Chandra Bose

Road, Kolkata,

West Bengal-700020

(www.sscer.org)

3

Bangalore(9001), Dharwar(9004),

Gulbarga(9005), Mangalore(9008),

Mysore(9009), Kochi(9204),

Kozhikode(Calicut)(9206),

Thiruvananthapuram(9211),

Thrissur(9212)

Karnataka, Kerala Region (KKR)/ Lakshadweep, Karnataka and Kerala

Regional Director

(KKR),

Staff Selection

Commission,

1st Floor, “E” Wing,

Kendriya Sadan,

Koramangala,

Bengaluru,

Karnataka-560034

(www.ssckkr.kar.nic.in)

4

Bhopal(6001), Chindwara(6003),

Guna(6004), Gwalior(6005),

Indore(6006), Jabalpur(6007),

Khandwa(6009), Ratlam(6011),

Satna(6014), Sagar(6015),

Ambikapur(6201), Bilaspur(6202)

Jagdalpur(6203), Raipur(6204),

Durg(6205)

Madhya Pradesh Sub-Region (MPR)/ Chhattisgarh and Madhya Pradesh

Dy. Director (MPR),

Staff Selection

Commission,

J-5, Anupam Nagar,

Raipur,

Chhattisgarh-492007

(www.sscmpr.org)

5

Itanagar(5001), Dibrugarh(5102), Guwahati(Dispur)(5105),

North Eastern Region (NER)/ 

Regional Director

(NER),

SSC CGL 2018-19 Books

A good preparation majorly depends on the quality of study material and therefore you should make sure that you study from the right books and gain right knowledge.

SSC CGL Subjects

Useful Books for SSC CGL

SSC CGL Exam Book’s Author

Mathematics

Quicker Mathematics

BSC Publications

Quantitative Aptitude

RS Agarwal

Class Notes

SS Bharti

General Science

Lucent General Science

Lucent Publication

General Knowledge

Arihant Publication

General Science

Kiran Publications

Reasoning 

A modern approach to verbal & Non-verbal reasoning

R.S. Agarwal

Verbal & Non-Verbal Reasoning

S.Chand

Verbal & Non-Verbal Reasoning

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SSC CGL Application Fee

The candidates are required to submit the application fee once he / she fills all the required details in the application form.

Category

Application Fee

Unreserved/OBC

Rs. 100

Women/SC/ST/Ex-serviceman

Exempted from payment of fee.

How to Apply for SSC CGL

Candidates can fill the form in online mode.

  • Candidates need to register on SSC website. During the registration process user needs to enter his/her e-mail ID, phone number and password.
  • A registration number will be generated.
  • Login to SSC website using your Registration details like email ID, mobile number and password.
  • Fill your personal details and educational details in SSC CGL application form.
  • Upload scanned photograph and signature as per the specifications in JPG/JPEG format. 
  • After filling the application form, 'submit' the application fee using net banking, debit card or e-challan of SBI Bank.

SSC CGL Frequently Asked Questions:

Question: What is SSC CGL?

Answer. SSC CGL is a Combined Graduate Level Examination that recruits candidates for different posts in ministries/government offices.

Question: Can Any Candidate apply for more than one post in SSC CGL?

Answer. Yes, you can set your preference and will get selection according to the marks.

Question: What is the number of vacancies for SSC CGL 2018-19?

Answer: Vacancies for CGL 2018-19 are not yet published along with SSC CGL 2018 notification.

Question: Can those students who are appearing in final year of graduation apply for any post in SSC CGL?

Answer. Yes, all those who are appearing or have just appeared in the final year of graduation can apply for any post in SSC CGL 2018-19. 

Question: Can I upload the passport size photo and signature in any format?

Answer. No, you must upload the photo and signature only in JPG/JPEG format. The passport size photo should be between 30 to 50 kb and signature should be between 1 to 12 kb.

Question: Is there any NEGATIVE MARKING in SSC CGL Exam?

Answer. Yes. Negative marking for wrong answers in SSC CGL Exam is 1/4th of the marks for that question.

Question: Do I need Aadhaar Card to register for SSC CGL?

Answer. No, Aadhar Card is not mandatory to register for SSC CGL.

Question: SSC CGL 2018 -19 Exam is in ONLINE or OFFLINE mode?

Answer. SSC CGL 2018-19 Exam will be in online mode.

Question: Is there SECTIONAL CUT-OFF in SSC CGL Exam?

Answer. No, there is no sectional cut-off in SSC CGL Exam.

Question: What is the educational qualification for SSC CGL?

Answer. Candidate should hold a 'graduation' degree in any discipline from a recognized University.



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