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SSC CGL 2018

SSC CGL 2018


The Staff Selection Commission is expected to be released SSC CGL 2018 Notification in March and Online application form submission will be started after few days of official notification declaration. The SSC CGL 2018 Online registration will be opened only for one month. SSC CGL Tier-I exam is expected to be conducted in June and Tier-II exam will be held in August 2018. SSC CGL Application Form 2018 will be released in April at The Staff Selection Commission is expected to release 9000 vacancies by SSC CGL Recruitment 2018 for applicants to recruit them to the position of Inspector, Assistant, Sub Inspector, Tax Assistant, Auditor, and more other. Must read the below given details to know more information about SSC CGL 2018 Examination and vacancies.

SSC CGL 2018 Vacancy Details:

Examination Name:  SSC CGL 2018 ( Staff Selection Commission Combined Graduate Level)

Organized by:  Staff Selection Commission (SSC)

Exam Mode: Online Examination

Total Number of Vacancies: 9000 (Expected)

Name of Posts: Group 'A', 'B', 'C', 'D'

The SSC will conduct the Combined Graduate Level (CGL) Exam to recruit various subordinate services such as: -


Name of Post Code

Name Post

Number of Vacancies

SSC CGL 2018 Group A Vacancy



Assistant Audit Officer




Assistant Accounts Officer


SSC CGL 2018 Group B Vacancy



Assistant Section Officer (CSS)




Assistant Section Officer (IB)




Assistant Section Officer (Railway)




Assistant Section Officer (MEA)




Assistant Section Officer (AFHQ)




Assistant (Other Min.)




Assistant (SFIO)




Assistant Section Officer (Others)




Assistant (SFIO and Mines)




Assistant/ Superintendent

(Min. Corporate Affairs)




Inspector of Income Tax (CBDT)




Inspector (Central Excise)




Inspector (Preventive Officer)




Inspector (Examiner)




Assistant Enforcement Officer

(Dept. of Revenue)




Sub Inspector (CBI)




Inspector Posts




Divisional Accountant (CAG)




Inspector (Narcotics)




Sub Inspector (NIA)


SSC CGL 2018 Group C Vacancy



Junior Statistical Officer


SSC CGL 2018 Group D Vacancy



Auditor (C & AG)




Auditor (CGDA)




Auditor (Other Ministries)




Accountant/ Junior Accountant





Accountant/ Junior Accountant





Senior Secretariat Assistant/ Upper Division




Tax Assistant (CBDT)




Tax Assistant (CBEC)




Central Bureau of Narcotics


Total Number of Vacancy

9000 (Tentative)


The SSC Department will release the SSC CGL 2018 Tentative Vacancies after the release on official notification. Candidates will have to wait till official notification declaration.

SSC CGL Pay Scale:-

1. Pay Band –II Rs.9300-34800 (pre-revised)

2. Pay Band-I: Rs. 5200-20200 (pre-revised)


SSC CGL Important Dates:

The SSC CGL 2018 exam schedule is as follows. Candidates are advised to note down SSC CGL 2018 Exam important dates as well as make sure to complete the process on time.

SSC CGL Exam Events

SSC CGL 2017-18 Dates

SSC CGL 2018-19 Dates

SSC CGL Notification Release Date

15th May 2017

March 2018

Starting Date of SSC CGL Online Application Form Submission

15th May 2017

April 2018

Last date to fill SSC CGL Application Form / Online Registration

19th June 2017

May 2018

SSC CGL Tier-I Admit Card Release Date

July 2017

June 2018

SSC CGL Tier-I Exam Date

5th Aug to 23rd Aug 2017

July 2018

SSC CGL Tier-I Result Declaration Date

30th October 2017

September 2018

SSC CGL Tier-II Exam Date

18th to 20th January 2018

Update Soon

SSC CGL Tier-II Result Declaration Date

Feb 2018

Update Soon

SSC CGL Tier-III Exam Date

31st March 2018

Update Soon

Computer Skill Test (Tier-IV)

May / June 2018

Update Soon


SSC CGL Eligibility Criteria:

Here, we are going to discuss SSC CGL 2018 eligibility criteria that are decided as per posts. We have mentioned the full details of education qualification as per the posts. Candidates must check the below-maintained table. Let’s have a look at Educational Qualification:-



Post's Name

Educational Qualification


Assistant Audit Officer

Chartered Accountant / Management Accountant / Company Secretary / Masters in Commerce / Masters in Business Studies / Masters in Business Administration (Finance) / Masters in Business Economics.


Statistical Investigator Grade – II

Bachelor Degree in Statistics from a recognized University / Bachelor Degree in Mathematics with statistics / Bachelor Degree in Economics with statistics / Bachelor Degree in Commerce with Statistics



Bachelor's Degree from any recognized University with Economics / Statistics / Mathematics as compulsory / Elective Subject


All Other Posts

Any Bachelor's Degree from a recognized University/equivalent


Applicants who will be eligible according to the above mentioned education qualification, only those will be eligible to apply online for SSC CGL Application From 2018. However, who will be not eligible; will not be eligible for SSC CGL 2018 Examination. Candidates are advised to wait till the official notification release to get more details about educational qualification.

SSC CGL Age Limit:

Age Limit: Candidates who want to apply for SSC CGL 2018 exam minimum age should be 18 years and candidate’s age must be under the decided age criteria according to the SSC CGL Posts.




Post Name

Age Limits


Assistant in CSS

20 to 30 years


Statistical Investigator

Grade II

Maximum 32 Years


Assistant in IB

21 to 30 years


SI in Central Bureau

of Narcotics

20 to 30 years


Assistant Enforcement

Officer / SI in CBI / SI

in NIA

Up to 30 years


All Other posts

18 to 27 years


Age relaxation will be applicable only for the reserved category candidates according to the Government rule - such as



Age Relaxation


3 years


5 Years


10 Years


13 Years


15 Years


Note - All the important and required information available here about the SSC CGL 2018 Recruitment. Nevertheless, applicants are suggested to wait till SSC CGL 2018 Notificationdeclaration to know the SSC CGL 2018 Eligibility Criteria, Age Limit, exam pattern, selection procedure, etc.



SSC CGL Application Form:

Candidates, who are interested and will be eligible according to the eligibility criteria, will be able to apply online for SSC CGL 2018 examination for the desired post via filling the SSC CGL 2018 Application Form. Candidates will have to fill SSC CGL 2018 Online form via online mode on or before the last date. The last date to fill SSC CGL Application Form 2018 has not been revealed yet, but it is expected to be closed in May 2018.

How to Apply for SSC CGL 2018 Recruitment ?

Firstly, candidates must have to visit the official website -

Click on the “Notice” Section and read official notification carefully

Click on the “Apply” Section and Online the online application form link

Open the SSC CGL Online Application from 2018 window

SSC CGL Online form will be divided into two Parts - Part-1 and Part-2

  1. Part I Registration - You will have to fill basic information and preference of posts
  2. Part II Registration - You will have to fill payment details, upload scanned signature and photograph

You needed to upload recently taken a photo in JPG format. The size of image less than 12kb and greater than 4kb with the resolution of 100*120 pixels

You needed to upload scanned signature in JPG format. The size of image less than 12kb and greater than 1kb with the resolution of 140*60 pixels

After completing the SSC CGL Part-2 Registration, you must have to take the print out of the submitted application form

Check SSC CGL 2018 Official Notification - Click Here 

Fill SSC CGL 2018 Application Form - Click Here (Will be started in April 2018)



SSC CGL Application Fee:

The candidates will have to pay  Rs. 100/- as application fee. However, no fee is needed to be paid by SC, ST, Female, Physically Handicapped (PH), and Ex-Servicemen (EXS) applicants. SSC CGL 2018 Applications fee should be paid only via SBI either in the form of challan or through SBI Net Banking or any other bank Debit/Credit Card. If you want to pay application fee in cash, then you will have to be taken a printout of challan generated online after the completion the SSC CGL 2018 Part-1 registration. The Deposit requisite fee in any branch of State Bank of India and then continues for SSC CGL Part-2 registration 2018.



SSC CGL Exam Pattern:

The SSC conducts the CGL exam every year in 4 Tiers to recruit candidates for various posts. Here, we have updated the SSC CGL 2018 Exam Pattern for candidate's help.


Paper Paper Type Exam Mode
Tier – I Objective Multiple Choice Computer Based (online)
Tier – II Objective Multiple Choice Computer Based (online)
Tier – III Descriptive Paper in English/Hindi Pen and Paper mode
Tier – IV Skill Test/Computer Proficiency Test Wherever Applicable


Before starting the SSC CGL recruitment exam preparation, it is important to make note of changes in exam pattern and syllabus.

SSC CGL Tier-I Exam Pattern - Computer Based Examination

The CGL Tier-I exam is an objective type exam which will be held via online mode. Total four sections available is the Tier-I exam with 100 questions which comprising of 200 marks. The details are given below:-



No of Questions

Maximum Marks

Exam Duration


General Intelligence and Reasoning



60 minutes (For VH &
suffering from
Cerebral Palsy:
80 minutes)


General Awareness




Quantitative Aptitude




English Comprehension









*The exam duration is 80 minutes for candidates who are visually handicapped.

*Negative Marking is applicable of 0.50 Marks for each wrong answer attempted.

* The Exam Pattern has been modified by SSC examination department The Tier I Exam duration has been changed from 75 minutes to 60 minutes!

SSC CGL Tier-II Exam Pattern - Computer Based Examination

The Tier-II exam is an objective type examination which will be held via online mode. Total four sections available in the Tier 2 exam with 100 questions which comprising of 200 marks. The details are given below:-




No. of Questions

Max Marks

Exam Duration


Quantitative Abilities



120 Minutes (For VH and candidates suffering from Cerebral Palsy 160 Minutes)


English Language and Comprehension








General Studies (Finance & Economics)




* Paper-1 & 2 are compulsory for all posts and Paper-3 is only for the “Statistical Investigator Gr. II” & “Compiler” Post. In addition to the Paper-4 is only the "Assistant Audit Officer” Post.

* Negative Marking is applicable of 0.50 Marks for Paper I, III, IV and 0.25 marks for Paper-II.

* Questions in Paper-I will be of 10th level, Paper-2 of 10+2 level, and Paper-3 & 4 will be of graduation level.

* The exam duration is 2 Hours and 40 Minutes for candidates who are visually handicapped.

SSC CGL Tier-III Exam Pattern - Pen and Paper Mode (Descriptive paper)

The Tier 3 exam would be a descriptive type paper and would be held via offline mode. This exam will carry 100 marks and time duration of the exam would be 1 hour. The Paper would comprise writing of a Passage of 250 words / Essay and Application /Letter Writing of approx 150 words. However, for qualifying in the Tier-III exam, candidates would be passed with 33% marks.


Mode of Examination Scheme of Examination Marks Time
Pen and Paper Descriptive Paper in English/Hindi (writing of Essay /Precis /Letter/Application Writing etc. 100 60 minutes and 80 Minutes (For VH and candidates suffering from Cerebral Palsy)


SSC CGL Tier-IV Exam Pattern - Computer Proficiency Test/ Skill Test (wherever applicable)/ Document Verification.


Mode of Examination Scheme of Examination Marks Time
Data Entry Skill Test (DEST) / Computer Proficiency Test (CPT) Same as published in the Notice of Examination Qualifying Same as published in the Notice of Examination


SSC CGL Syllabus:

Here, We have given the Full Syllabus for the upcoming SSC CGL 2018 Recruitment, Which will help candidates to do exam preparation.

General Intelligence & Reasoning: This component may include questions on analogies, similarities and differences, space visualization, spatial orientation, problem solving, analysis, judgment, decision making, visual memory, discrimination, observation, relationship concepts, arithmetical reasoning and figural classification, arithmetic number series, non-verbal series, coding and decoding, statement conclusion, syllogistic reasoning etc. The topics are, Semantic Analogy, Symbolic/Number Analogy, Figural Analogy, Semantic Classification, Symbolic/Number Classification, Figural Classification, Semantic Series, Number Series, Figural Series, Problem Solving, Word Building, Coding & de-coding, Numerical Operations, symbolic Operations, Trends, Space Orientation, Space Visualization, Venn Diagrams, Drawing inferences, Punched hole/pattern –folding & unfolding, 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, Other sub-topics, if any.

General Awareness: Questions in this component will be aimed at testing the candidate's general awareness of the environment around him and its application to society. Questions will also be designed to test knowledge of current events and of such matters of everyday observations and experience in their scientific aspect as may be expected of any educated person. The test will also include questions relating to India and its neighboring countries especially pertaining History, Culture, Geography, Economic Scene, General Policy & Scientific Research.

Quantitative Aptitude: The questions will be designed to test the ability of appropriate use of numbers and number sense of the candidate. The scope of the test will be the computation of whole numbers, decimals, fractions and relationships between numbers, Percentage. Ratio & Proportion,Square roots, Averages, Interest, Profit and Loss, Discount, Partnership Business, Mixture and Alligation, Time and distance, Time & Work, Basic algebraic identities of School Algebra & Elementary surds, Graphs of Linear Equations, Triangle and its various kinds of centres, Congruence and similarity of triangles, Circle and its chords, tangents, angles subtended by chords of a circle, common tangents to two or more circles, 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, Standard Identities, Complementary angles, Heights and Distances, Histogram, Frequency polygon, Bar diagram & Pie chart.

English Comprehension: Candidates’ ability to understand correct English, his basic comprehension, and writing ability, etc. would be tested. The questions in Parts A, B, & D will be of a level commensurate with the essential qualification viz. Graduation and questions in Part C will be of 10th standard level.


SSC CGL Selection Process:

SSC CGL Selection Process 2018 includes 4 tiers steps, which are maintained below:-

Tier-1 Exam: Computer Based Examination (Objective Type) (200 Marks)

Tier-2 Exam: Computer Based Examination (Objective Type) (each paper carry 200 marks)

Tier-3 Exam: Pen and Paper Mode (Descriptive Type) (100 Marks)

Tier-4 Exam: Computer Proficiency Test/ Skill Test (wherever applicable)/ Document Verification



SSC CGL Admit Card:

Candidates who will successfully submit SSC CGL 2018 Application Form will be able to download SSC CGL Admit Card 2018 for Tier-I exam in the last week of June because SSC CGL Tier-I exam is expected to be held in July 2018 for all regions. The SSC CGL 2018 Admit Card will be released region wise on the official website of SSC CGL. First of all, the commission will release the application status and after that SSC CGL Tier-I Admit Card 2018. Candidates will be able to download their call letter by using their registration number and date of birth which they have used in the application form submission.

SSC CGL Admit Card 2018 will be released in January for CGL Tier-II examination which is going to be held from 18th to 20th January 2018.



SSC CGL Cut Off:

The SSC CGL Cut-Off marks are the minimum marks which are required to qualify the Combined Graduate Level exam. The SSC CGL 2018 cut-off marks will be released with the result declaration. The SSC CGL Cut-off 2018 for Tier I Exam will be depended on the level of exam, overall difficulty level of section wise paper, and the number of students will be appeared for the examination, etc. When the SSC CGL Cutoff 2018 will be released we will update here.

Last Year SSC CGL Tier-I Cut off for Appearing in Tier-II (Paper-I and Paper-II) and Tier-III Exam











Cut off Marks










SSC CGL Result:

SSC CGL Tier-I Result 2018 is expected to be announced after 2 months of examination. Candidates who will appear in the tier-I exam and will be successfully attempted the examination, will be able to check their result from the official website. Last year, then examination was held in Aug and result was declared in October. SSC CGL Result 2018 will be released on the official website with cut off marks and candidates will be able to check their result by using their roll number and name. Only those candidates will be able to appear in Tier-II examination who will clear the CGL Tier-I 2018 Exam successfully.


SSC CGL Previous Year Papers:

We will provide the past year papers of SSC CGL exam which will help you to know that which kinds of questions will be asked in SSC CGL 2018 examination. Old exam papers will surely help you in keeping a hold on the sections and particular subject as well. Therefore, here we will provide the list of SSC CGL Previous Year Papers which will surely play a great role to qualify the exam. For more details, keep in touch with this page.