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.

Latest Updates: SSC CGL Notification will be released in March 2018 and online registration/application form submission process will be started from April to May 2018.

Here, we have mentioned all the information about SSC CGL 2018 Recruitment, Application Form, Exam Dates, Eligibility Criteria, Exam Pattern & Syllabus, How to Apply Online, Application Fee, Selection process, etc.

SSC CGL 2018 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 2018 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:-

S.No Post’s Name Educational Qualification
1 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.
2 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
3 Compiler Bachelor’s Degree from any recognized University with Economics / Statistics / Mathematics as compulsory / Elective Subject
4 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 2018 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.

S.No Post Name Age Limits
1. Assistant in CSS 20 to 30 years
2. Statistical Investigator

Grade II

Maximum 32 Years
3. Assistant in IB 21 to 30 years
4. SI in Central Bureau

of Narcotics

20 to 30 years
5. Assistant Enforcement

Officer / SI in CBI / SI

in NIA

Up to 30 years
6. 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

Category Age Relaxation
OBC 3 years
SC/ST 5 Years
PH 10 Years
PH + OBC 13 Years
PH + SC/ST 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 2018:

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 2018 Online form will be divided into two Parts – Part-1 and Part-2
  • Part I Registration – You will have to fill basic information and preference of posts
  • 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 2018 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 2018 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 2018 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:-

Paper Subject No of Questions Maximum Marks Exam Duration
1. General Intelligence and Reasoning 25 50 60 minutes (For VH &
suffering from
Cerebral Palsy:
80 minutes)
2. General Awareness 25 50
3. Quantitative Aptitude 25 50
4. English Comprehension 25 50
Total 100 200

*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:-

Paper Subject No. of Questions Max Marks Exam Duration
1 Quantitative Abilities 100 200 120 Minutes (For VH and candidates suffering from Cerebral Palsy 160 Minutes)
2 English Language and Comprehension 200 200
3 Statistics 100 200
4 General Studies (Finance & Economics) 100 200

* 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
Exam Syllabus:

SSC CGL 2018 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 AptitudeThe 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.
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