Staff Selection Commission has officially released the SSC CGL 2017 Recruitment Notification. The SSC CGL Tier I exam will take place from 1st August 2017 to 20th August 2017 in different slots. There are a total of 4733 vacancies that will be filled this year.You can fill the online application form for SSC CGL 2017 through the direct link in a single click.
|Starting Date of
|16th May 2017|
|Last Date of
|16th June 2017|
|Tier 1 Exam||1st August 2017 to
20th August 2017
|Tier 2 Exam
|Tier 3 Exam
|21st January 2018|
|Tier 4 Exam
Educational Qualifications (As on 1st August 2017)
- Essential Qualification: Bachelor’s Degree in any subject from a recognized University or Institute.
- Desirable Qualifications: Chartered Accountant/cost & Management Accountant/Company Secretary/ Masters I Commerce/Masters in Business Studies/Masters in Business Administration (Finance)/Masters in
Bachelor’s Degree in any subject with Statistics as one of the subjects at degree level.
Age Limit (As on 1st August 2017):
|Max 32 yrs|
|Assistant in CSS||20 – 27 yrs|
|Assistant in IB||21 – 30 yrs|
Officer / SI in CBI / SI
|SI in Central Bureau
|20 – 27 yrs|
|All Other posts||18 – 27 yrs|
|PH + OBC||13 years|
|PH + SC/ST||15 years|
Exam Pattern & Selection Procedure
The SSC CGL Exam pattern consists of 4 Stages as mentioned below:
Stage 1: SSC CGL Tier-1
→ It is a computer based online test of 200 marks in 60 minutes of time duration. There is a negative marking of 0.50 Marks for each wrong answer. There is no sectional cut off.
(For VH &
Stage 2: SSC CGL Tier-2
→ This is an online based examination consisting of 4 papers as mentioned in the table. There is no sectional cut off. The negative marking for each wrong answer as follow:
Paper I , Paper III & Paper IV – 0.5 marks
Paper II – 0.25 marks
(Paper I & II as above)
(Finance & Economics,
Paper I & II as above )
SSC CGL Tier-3
→ This is a descriptive type paper of 100 marks and will be conducted in Pen and Paper mode. It will be of total 60 minutes of time duration.
SSC CGL Tier-4
→ Tier-IV of the SSC CGL Examination is Data Entry Skill Test (DEST)/Computer Proficiency Test (CPT). This test is of qualifying nature. The DEST test is for the Tax Assistant Post only.
The merit list will be prepared on overall performance of student in Tier-I, Tier-II and Tier-III but you have to qualify all the tiers (i.e Tier-I, Tier-II and Tier-III) separately.