SSC CGL Exam 2017: Top 10 Points prior to Release of Official Notification on 11 March

Commission will release SC CGL Exam 2017 Notification on 11 March 2017. Aspiring candidates can apply for the examination by 15 April 2017. The notification will be available on the prescribed date at the official site of SSC.

Created On: Mar 7, 2017 11:25 IST
Modified On: Mar 7, 2017 13:39 IST


Staff Selection Commission (SSC) will soon release Combined Graduate Level (CGL) Examination 2017 notification. If reports are to be believed, the Commission will release SC CGL Exam 2017 Notification on 11 March 2017. Aspiring candidates can apply for the examination by 15 April 2017. The notification will be available on the prescribed date at the official site of SSC.

SSC CGL 2017 Vacancies

Every year the Commission conducts SSC CGL Exam for appointing candidates in various posts in different Ministries, departments and Organizations across the country.

 The posts offered to candidates who will qualify SSC CGL Exam 2017 are as Assistant Section Officer (Central Secretariat Service), Inspector of Income Tax (CBDT), Assistant (Intelligence Bureau), Assistant (Central Vigilance Commission), Inspector (Examiner), Assistant (Ministry of External Affairs), Divisional Accountant (Offices under CAG), Assistant (Ministry of Railway), Assistant (Other Ministries/Departments/ Organizations), Inspector, (Central Excise), Inspector (Preventive Officer), Sub Inspector (Central Bureau of Investigation), Assistant Enforcement Officer (Directorate of Enforcement, Department of Revenue), Inspector of Posts (Department of Post), Assistant (AFHQ), Inspector (Central Bureau of Narcotics), Statistical Investigator Gr.II (M/o Statistics & Prog. Implementation), Sub Inspector (National Investigation Agency (NIA)).

SSC CGL 2017 Important Dates

• Opening Date of Registration: 11 March 2017
• Closing Date of Online Registration: 15 April 2017
• Exam Date of CGL 2017 Tier – I : 19 June to 2 July 2017
• Exam Date of CGL 2017 Tier – II : 5 to 8 September 2017
• Exam Date of CGL 2017 Tier – III : 12 November 2017
• Skill Test/Computer Skill Test/Interview Test: December 2017

SSC CGL 2017 Exam Pattern

Exam pattern of the exam consists of written examination followed by Computer Proficiency Test/ Skill Test and document verification. The examination is held in three tiers – Tier I, Tier II and Tier III. As per the notice, SSC CGL Tier I examination will be held from 19 June 2017 to 02 July 2017.Tier I and Tier II examination will be the written examination containing objective multiple choice type questions. The subjects included in the written examination are General Intelligence & Reasoning, General Awareness, Quantitative Aptitude and English Comprehension. Tier III examination is the Computer Proficiency Test/ Skill Test that candidates need to appear if qualified in Tier I and Tier II. Lastly, Document Verification is also done for final appointment of candidates. The Commission has decreased the number of questions in CGL Tier I examination from 200 to 100 and the time allotted to answer these questions is 75 minutes. The Commission will not conduct any interview for CGL examination. The appointment of the candidates will be done on merit basis.

SSC CGL 2017 Eligibility

Graduation degree from any recognized college/university or Institute is essential to apply for SSC CGL Examination 2017. Candidates should ensure to fulfill the educational qualification before applying as not meeting the educational qualification eligibility can cancel your candidature.

SSC CGL 2017 Age Limit

Candidates applying for the examination need to fulfill the minimum age requirement set by the Commission. Reserved category can avail the age relaxation. 18-27 years is the age limit criteria for most posts.

SSC CGL 2017 Vacancies Expected

Like previous years, this year also the examination will fill huge vacancies in various government organizations. SSC CGL 2017 is expected to have 20,000+ vacancies in various Ministries, departments and Organizations.

What is SSC CGL Salary?

The salary structure of the employees appointed through SSC CGL Examinations range from Grade Pay 2400 to Grade Pay 4200. Candidates can know more by taking a look at the link pasted below.

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SSC CGL 2017 Selection Procedure

The Selection Procedure of SSC CGL Examination 2017 will comprise of the marks attained in the Written Examination/ Online Objective Test which is also known as  (CBT) Computer Based Test followed by Descriptive Test as well as Computer Proficiency Test (CPT) and for Skill Test.

The selection of candidates will be done on the basis of merit. Document verification will follow henceforth.

How to Apply for SSC CGL 2017 Examination

Interested and eligible candidates can apply for the examination by visiting the official site of SSC. Application process will be in online mode and the application fees is Rs 100/-. Reserved categories are exempted from paying the application fee.


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