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SSC CGL 2019 Exam Highlights

Staff Selection Commission or SSC as popularly called, is one of the major recruiting organizations in the government sector. SSC releases its recruitment notification each year where it announces the vacancies under different posts. SSC CGL is one such major recruitment that SSC announces almost every year. It is considered as one of the biggest examinations that is conducted by SSC to recruit eligible graduates to various posts in the departments and ministries of the Central Government. This year SSC CGL 2019 Tier 1 exam is expected to be conducted from 2nd March to 11th March 2019.

SSC CGL 2019 Exam Notification

Staff Selection Commission (SSC) has recently released its official notification and is going to conduct the "Tier-I" of Combined Graduate Level SSC CGL 2019 Examination from 2nd March to 11th March 2019. SSC CGL 2019 notification contains all the relevant information regarding the SSC CGL 2019 exam like eligibility criteria, age limit, nationality etc. 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.

SSC CGL 2019 Exam Pattern

The online exam of SSC CGL 2019-2020 will consist of Questions from Reasoning Ability, Quantitative Aptitude, General Awareness and English Language. The tests except for the Test of English Language will be available bilingually, i.e. English and Hindi. To be able to prepare in the best possible way, candidates should have complete information related to the exam. Take a good look at the SSC CGL 2019 Exam pattern before you start your preparation.

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

StagesEvents
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 SSC CGL 2019 Tier-I Examination

The first phase or Tier - I of SSC CGL 2019 examination consists of four sections/subjects that are assigned equal marks and contain equal number of questions which need to be solved in a composite time of 60 minutes. The sections that are involved in the exam are Reasoning Ability, English Language, General Awareness and Quantitative Aptitude There are no sectional timings and therefore you need not to worry regarding the timings but need to focus on the number of attempts and accuracy. The details are as follows:

Conducting BodySubjectMaximum MarksMarksTime allowed
Tier -I 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 SSC CGL 2019 Tier-II Examinations

SSC CGL Tier II exam will also be a computer based online test. The Tier - II of SSC CGL Exam will 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. SSC CGL Tier II is expected to be conducted from 22nd June 2019 to 25th June 2019. For each section there will be a time duration of 2 hours available to all the candidates. Tier II will open the way for the next stage in the SSC CGL Exam 2019.

 

Conducting BodySubjectNumber of QuestionsMaximum MarksTime Allowed
Tier -I 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 SSC CGL 2019 Tier-III Examination

After SSC CGL Tier II, the next step will be appearing for the Tier - III of SSC CGL Exam. SSC CGL 2019 Tier 3 exam is conducted in the pen & paper mode. The format of this exam is descriptive with 100 marks allotted to it and 60 minutes time duration. The candidates will be expected to write a letter/essay/ precis accordingly based on the proper format. 

 

Conducting BodyMode of ExaminationScheme of ExaminationMaximum MarksTime Allowed
Tier III 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.

Scheme of SSC CGL 2019 Tier – IV Examination

In SSC CGL 2019 Tier IV exam, computer proficiency test and skill test will be conducted for the candidates who applied for the posts which mandatorily requires these two skills. Please note that this is not applicable to all the candidates.

SSC CGL 2019 Exam Language

SSC CGL 2019 exam is bilingual in nature that means a candidate can attempt the exam in either of the language i.e. Hindi or English except the test of English language which will be available in English only, also the descriptive test or SSC CGL 2019 Tier III exam will be conducted in English Language only. Candidate’s English language skills will be tested in SSC CGL Tier III exam.

SSC CGL Exam Syllabus

To ace any examination it is very important to know every minute detail of the examination. The next step after applying for the SSC CGL exam is to look at the examination syllabus, it gives you an insight of what will be asked in the exam. In SSC CGL syllabus, Tier 1 and Tier 2 exam syllabus is more or less the same, the difference basically lies in the difficulty level of the exam. Let’s discuss the examination syllabus in detail below:

SSC CGL Tier 1 Syllabus

The Preliminary exam (Tier I) of SSC CGL 2019 exam will be of 60 minutes duration, having four major subjects. These subjects are Quantitative Aptitude, Reasoning Ability, General Studies, and English Language. The SSC CGL 2019 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 2019 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: 

The detailed subject wise syllabus for SSC CGL Exam is given below:

English Language
  • 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
General Intelligence and Reasoning
  • 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
  • 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
  • Operations
  • symbolic Operations
  • Dies
  • Clock
  • Calendar
  • 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
Quantitative Aptitude
  • 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 Parallelepiped
  • 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
  • current events
  • India and its neighbouring countries
  • 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 Tier 2 Syllabus

The candidates who will qualify SSC CGL Tier 1 will be called for Tier 2. SSC CGL Tier 2 exam syllabus contains two sections namely Quantitative Aptitude and English Language. The difficulty level of SSC CGL Tier 2 exam will be a bit higher than the SSC CGL Tier 1 exam, so it advised to prepare accordingly. To prepare in the best way the candidates should take note of the SSC CGL Tier 2 syllabus. Refer to the table below to note down the syllabus:

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.

The detailed subject wise syllabus for SSC CGL Exam is given below:

Quantitative Ability
  • 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 Parallelepiped
  • 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
English Language & Comprehension
  • 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
  • Active & Passive
Statistics
  • 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
General Studies (Finance and Economics)
  • Finance and Accounts
  • Economics and Governance

SSC CGL Tier 3 Syllabus

SSC CGL Tier 3 exam will consist of a Descriptive test where the candidates will be judged from their writing skills. Please note that SSC CGL Tier 3 exam is not bilingual in nature which means a candidate have to write Letters, Essay, Application etc. in English language only. Refer to the table below for more details:

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 :

The detailed subject wise syllabus for SSC CGL Exam is given below:

Written Descriptive English Test
  • Precis Writing
  • Essay
  • Formal Letter
  • Informal Letter
  • Application
  • Passage Writing

SSC CGL Tier 4 Syllabus

SSC CGL Tier 4 is a Skill Test which will be applicable to only certain posts. Note the details of the test from the table given below:

SSC CGL Syllabus- Tier IV

SSC CGL Syllabus- Tier IV

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
  • Data Entry Skill Test/ Computer Proficiency Test
Syllabus
  • DEST test requires 8000 key depressions per hour whereas CPT test requires computer knowledge.

SSC CGL 2019 Eligibility Criteria

SSC CGL 2019 exam, conducted by the Staff Selection Commission is an All India Entrance Exam. To appear in SSC CGL 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 according 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 2019. You candidature will be cancelled if you fail to follow this criteria.

SSC CGL PostEducational 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 (as on 01.01.2020)

One of the most worrisome things for candidates before applying for an exam is whether they are eligible for the post or not. In SSC CGL 2019 exam there are various posts which requires different age limit criteria for different posts. The age limit criteria is counted as on 01.01.2020. There is different age criteria for different posts under the SSC CGL notification as indicated below:

Age limitYear
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

SSC provides a relaxation in the upper age limit of the candidates belonging to the reserved categories. The period of relaxation will vary for each of the mentioned categories. Complete details of the relaxation in the age criteria for SSC CGL 2019 Examination will be as explained in the table given below:

 

CategoryAge-relaxation permissible beyond upper age limit
SCST 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.

SSC CGL 2019 Exam Dates

SSC has recently released its official notification on 22nd November 2019, the SSC CGL 2019 notification contains all the relevant information related to eligibility criteria, exam dates, exam syllabus etc. Date of Tier 1 examination, Date of Tier 2 examination opening date on application link and closing date of Application from etc. is also available in the SSC CGL 2019 official notification. We have provided complete details of SSC CGL Exam date in tabular form below: 

SSC CGL 2018-19 Exam Dates

Name of ExaminationDate of Advt.Closing DateDate 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

SSC CGL 2019 Salary

SSC CGL being one of the most sought-after & awaited jobs, rewards its employees generously. One of the key reasons, candidates prefer to work under SSC is because along with handsome salary, it also provides various allowances with certain benefits and perks. The postings under SSC are done in various ministries and government departments which pay their employees based on various pay scales as depicted in the following table:

 

Age groupName of postDepartment / MinistriesClass FictionGrade 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 2019 Exam Vacancy

SSC had announced more than 9000 vacancies in the year 2017 whereas vacancies for SSC CGL 2018 is not finalized yet. SSC is likely to announce a similar number of vacancies as in 2018 or even higher vacancies for SSC CGL 2019 exam. The total number of vacancies for SSC CGL 2019 exam will be updated soon. SSC has not revealed the actual number of total vacancies in the latest official notification. Candidates need to give their best for whichever post they have applied. SSC usually releases a good number of vacancies in its recruitment notification every year. 

SSC CGL 2019 Exam How to Apply

To apply for the SSC CGL 2019 exam, candidates first need to ensure that they are eligible for the post they wish to apply for. After ensuring the eligibility, it is very important to fill out the application from very carefully because any mistake can lead to disqualification from the SSC CGL exam. While filling the application candidates are advised to keep all the important documents with them like 10th certificate, Aadhar card (valid ID card), scanned photograph, scanned signature etc. along with all the important documents required while filling the application form. To assist candidates with this we have provided step by step process below:

Please note that candidates can fill the SSC CGL online application form through online mode only however along with online mode,the payment of application fees can be done through offline mode (SBI Challan) also.

  • Step 1:Candidates first need to visit the official website of SSC.
  • Step 2: After entering the website candidates need to register as a NEW USER. During the registration process user needs to enter his/her email ID, phone number and password.
  • Step 3: A system generated registration number and password will be sent to an email ID and mobile number given by the candidate at the time of registration. Candidates are advised that for future use.
  • Step 4:Login to SSC website using your Registration details namely registration ID and password generated by the system.
  • Step 5:After log in, fill your personal details and educational details that are required in SSC CGL 2019 application form.
  • Step 6:After filing out the application from it is time to upload scanned photograph and signature as per the specifications in JPG/JPEG format.
  • Step 7:After completing the application form process, click on ‘submit’ Button and proceed to pay the application fee using net banking, debit card or e-challan of SBI Bank

SSC CGL 2019 Application Fee

The candidates are required to submit the application fee once he / she fills all the required details in the application form. Without the submission of application fee, the SSC CGL 2019 application process will not be considered complete. Women are exempted from SSC CGL application fee along with some other categories. Check details below:

 

CategoryApplication Fee
Unreserved/OBC Rs. 100
Women/SC/ST/Ex-serviceman Exempted from payment of fee.

SSC CGL 2019 Exam 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. of SSC CGL 2019 admit card will be sent by post/ courier.

SSC CGL 2019 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 2019 exam preparation in a strategic way. Having the previous year exam cut-offs with you makes it very easy to judge the level of the exam and the pattern of the complete examination process. SSC CGL is an extremely sought-after examination and thus the competition will also be good enough. Therefore, it will be extremely useful that you have handy information with you. Check the previous year cut-offs below:

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 

CategoryInitial cut-offRevised 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 

CategoryInitial cut-offRevised 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) 

CategoryInitial cut-offRevised 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) 

Category20162015201420132012
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) 

CategoryInterview 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 2019 Job Profile

Since SSC recruits candidates for different posts so the job profile varies from one category to another. SSC CGL 2019 has various posts under its exam such as Assistant audit officer, Assistant Account Officer, Sub Inspector, Assistant etc. There are basically two types of posts Grade B and Grade C posts under which various designations from various ministries fall. One such post is a post of assistant audit officer which is a Grade B Gazetted post, it comes under Indian Audit account and department under C & AG. Candidates can visit the official website to have detailed knowledge about the SSC CGL Job Profile.

SSC CGL 2019 Preparation Strategy

SSC CGL 2019 exam requires systematic planning and a well-drafted preparation strategy. While preparing for SSC CGL 2019, you need to keep in mind the latest exam pattern and also need to go through the SSC CGL syllabus thoroughly. Going through the syllabus helps in forming a complete and properly divided preparation plan. You should know how much time and attention needs to be given to a particular subject and include it in the plan accordingly. Making a good strategy should be the first & foremost priority whenever you plan to start your preparation for any examination. SSC CGL 2019 being a much awaited notification and preferred by many, needs extra attention when it comes to cracking the exam. You should gather complete information of not only the syllabus, but the exam pattern and other necessary information to beat such competition. While you prepare you should not neglect one important part and that is practicing online mock tests. This forms the most important part of your preparation for any exam. 

SSC CGL 2019 Blogs

SSC CGL 2019 exam is one of the most sought after jobs for candidates looking to make a career in government sector. To secure a seat in the upcoming SSC CGL 2019 Exam candidates must not leave any stone unturned. Other than referring books( off-line or EBooks) for the syllabus it is very important to take some extra updated information related to SSC CGL exam, Here, blogs comes in work. ixamBee has provided a lot of useful blogs related to SSC CGL exam which will prove very useful to candidates preparing for SSC CGL 2019 exam. Below are some important SSC CGL 2019 blogs which will prove very useful for the SSC CGL 2019 exam:

SSC CGL 2019 Exam 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. Books will prove their worth in the preparation process and will be helpful in referring to any information you want. Go for the best books available for SSC CGL 2019 Examination and crack the exam.

 

SSC CGL SubjectsUseful Books for SSC CGLSSC 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 Arihant Publication
Static GK/ Current Affairs Lucent G.K. Lucent
Pratiyogita Darpan SQ Sachdeva Mahendra Jain
English Comprehension English Comprehension Wren & Martin
Word Power Made Easy Norman Lewis
Paramount Paramount Publication

SSC CGL 2019 Free Mock Test

Practice is the key to success and it holds true even for SSC CGL 2019 exam. To gear up for your preparation you need a lot of practice. Practicing SSC CGL 2019 free mock tests will not only help you analyze your performance but will also help you to perform in the exam in a better way. To assist you with this ixamBee is providing 700+ free mock tests for various exams, you just need to register and can attempt the exam right away.

SSC CGL 2019 Exam Centre

SSC assigns various exam centers 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. While applying for the SSC CGL 2019 examination, the candidate will have the option of choosing an examination Centre of his/her choice. A candidate should note that while SSC gives an option of choosing an examination Centre but it reserves the right to change the examination Centre in case of non-availability of seats. Following is the list of examination centers of SSC CGL 2019 exam:

 

S. No.Examination Centres & Centre CodeSSC Region and States/ UTs under the jurisdiction of the RegionAddress 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),