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SSC CGL 2017 Recruitment Official Notification Out! (Exam Pattern!)

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SSC CGL 2017 Recruitment

Staff Selection Commission has authoritatively released the SSC CGL 2017 Recruitment Notification. The SSC CGL Tier I exam will happen from first August 2017 to twentieth August 2017 in various sessions. The SSC had first given an Advertisement in daily papers, now they have released the Official Notification on SSC Website. Read this article, to find out about SSC CGL 2017 Recruitment. There are a sum of 4733 opening that will be filled for the current year. The individuals who missed the SSC CGL 2016 Exam, here is another possibility at your doorstep to shape your future. You can fill the online application form for SSC CGL 2017 through a direct link.

Apply for SSC CGL 2017

The SSC CGL Exam Pattern has been modified by Selection Commission. The Duration of Tier I Exam has been changed from 75 minutes to 60 minutes!

#1. SSC CGL Exam Date


Events Dates
Starting Date of
Online Application
16th May 2017
Last Date of
Online Application
16th June 2017
Tier 1 Exam 1st August 2017 to
20th August 2017
Tier 2 Exam
(Tentative Dates)
10th, 11th
November 2017
Tier 3 Exam
(Tentative Dates)
21st January 2018
Tier 4 Exam
(Tentative Dates)
February 2018


#2. SSC CGL 2017 Recruitment – Vacancies

Selection Commission has released the List of Jobs that will be filled after this SSC CGL 2017 Recruitment. There are a total 4733 vacancies this year.


#3. SSC CGL 2017 Recruitment – Eligibility Criteria

  • Educational Qualifications (As on 1st August 2017)

(A) Junior Statistical Officer – 
  • 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
    Business Economics.
(B) Junior Statistical Officer –  Bachelor’s Degree in any subject from a recognized University or Institute with at least 60% Marks in Mathematics at 12th standard.
Bachelor’s Degree in any subject with Statistics as one of the subjects at degree level.
(C) All other Posts – Bachelor’s Degree from a recognized University.
(D)  Those who are appearing in final year of their graduation can also apply but they should complete their graduation before 1st August 2017.
  • SSC CGL 2017 Age Limit (As on 1st August 2017):

Post Age Limit
Statistical Investigator
Grade II
Max 32 yrs
Assistant in CSS 20 – 30 yrs
Assistant in IB 21 – 30 yrs
Assistant Enforcement
Officer / SI in CBI / SI
in NIA
30 yrs
SI in Central Bureau
of Narcotics
18 – 27 yrs
 All Other posts Check the link
provided below

For the age limit of individual post see the full notification.

  • SSC CGL 2017 Age Relaxation:

Category Age Relaxation
SC/ST 5 years
OBC 3 years
10 years
PH + OBC 13 years
PH + SC/ST 15 years

#4. SSC CGL 2017 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. 

Subjects Qs Marks Time
General Intelligence
& Reasoning
25 50 60 minutes
For VH &
suffering from
Cerebral Palsy:
80 minutes)
General Awareness 25 50
Quantitative Aptitude 25 50
English Language 25 50
TOTAL 100 200

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 Subjects Qs Marks Time
Paper I Quantitative
100 200 2 Hours
Each Paper.
40 min extra
Paper 3&4)
English Language
& Comprehension
200 200
(Paper I & II as above)
100 200
General Studies
(Finance & Economics,
Paper I & II as above )
100 200

Stage 3: 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.

Stage 4: 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 the overall performance of the 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.

#5. Application Fees

You can pay the fees through online mode from 16th May 2017 to 16th June 2017 (5.00PM). Those who want to pay fees through offline mode can make payment through challan of SBI bank till 19th June 2017 provided the challan has been generated before 5.00 PM of 16th June 2017.

GEN/OBC – Rs 100/-
SC/ST/PH/Ex-Servicemen/Woman – No Fees


#7. Official SSC CGL 2017 Recruitment Notice

SSC CGL 2017 Recruitment


SSC CGL 2017 Recruitment



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