SSC CGL 2018 Application Form, Exam Dates, Eligibility, Exam Pattern, Syllabus, Results

SSC CGL 2018 {Staff Selection Commission Combined Graduate Level 2018}. For recruitment of candidates for Group B posts in various Ministries/ Departments/ Organizations Combined Graduate Level (CGL) Examination is being conducted by the Staff Selection Commission (SSC). The SSC CGL 2018 Exam will be conducted in four stages. A computer based examination will be organized in the Tier I of Staff Selection Commission CGL 2018 at designated testing centers across the country. Only those aspirants who will qualify the tier 1 examination will be allowed to sit in the tier 2 examination which is going to be an online test. The aspirants who will qualify to the next level of descriptive test and after that the skill test as per the post applied. All the interested and eligible aspirants are supposed to go through this following article as this is having all the detailed and mandatory information regarding SSC CGL 2018.

SSC CGL {Staff Selection Commission Combined Graduate Level} 2018
SSC CGL 2018

SSC Combined Graduate Level (CGL) 2018 Details

Level of ExaminationPG Level
Examination CategoryNational Level Examination For Admission
Exam ConductsOnce a year
Examination Score ValidityOne year
Conducting AuthorityStaff Selection Commission {SSC}
Name of examinationSSC CGL Exam 2018

SSC CGL 2018 Dates

Online registration CommencementMay 16, 2018
Online registration ClosureJune 19, 2018
Admit Card SSC CGL 2018 Tier I DeclarationJuly 27, 2018
SSC CGL 2018 Tier I ExamAugust 5 to August 24, 2018
Answer Key DeclarationSeptember 7, 2018
SSC CGL 2018 Tier I Result declarationOctober 31, 2018
SSC CGL 2018 Tier II ExamNovember 10 and 11, 2018
Tier II Result DeclarationDecember 2018
SSC CGL 2018 Tier III ExamJanuary 21, 2018
SSC CGL 2018 Tier IV ExamFebruary 2018

SSC CGL 2018 Examination Pattern

Tier 1 Exam Pattern

Section NameQuestionsMarksNegative Marks
English Comprehension25500.50 for each incorrect answer
General Intelligence & Reasoning2550
Quantitative Aptitude2550
General Awareness2550

Tier II Exam Pattern

Section NameQuestionsMarksNegative Marks
Finance & Accounts and Economics & Governance (For Assistant Audit Officer in C & AG)1002000.50 for each incorrect answer
Language & Comprehension200200
Quantitative Ability100200
Statistics (For Statistical Investigator Post)100200

Tier III Exam Pattern

This is going to be a pen paper test in which the aspirant has to secure 33% marks out of total 100 marks to qualify this exam. This paper will be of descriptive type paper of 100 marks.

Tier IV Exam Pattern

This is the last but not the least tier of SSC CGL Exam. In this the aspirant’s knowledge of Data Entry Skill Test (DEST) /Computer Proficiency Test (CPT) will be examined.


SSC CGL 2018 Eligibility Criteria

  • The age of the aspirants should be between 18 to 32yrs.
  • The reservation for reserved category is applicable as per rules of Staff Selection Commission.
  • A certificate of Bachelor’s degree should be there in the hands of the aspirant.

SSC Combined Graduate Level (CGL) 2018 Application Form

  • First of all go to the official website.
  • Directly go to the notification section and search there for the registration form.
  • Open the link and fill up the application form correctly.
  • After proper filling of application kindly attach all the required documents along with your recent photograph and signature.
  • At last the online payment of the fee {Rs.100 for General and free for all other reserved category including women} has to be done.
  • Take out at least two copies of your filled application form.

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FAQ : SSC CGL 2018 Frequently Asked Question:

Q1. What is SSC CGL Exam basically?

Ans. SSC CGL or Staff Selection Commission Combined Graduate Level Exam is a national level examination which is conducted once a year by the Staff Selection Commission.

Q2. For the post of Assistant Audit Officer what should be the Education Qualification?

Ans. the Candidate should hold a bachelor’s degree certificate of a well recognized board or university.

Q3. What is the age criteria for SSC CGL 2018?

Ans. The age of the Candidate should be between 18 to 32yrs.

Q4. Is there any age relaxation for reserved category Candidates?

Ans. yes, there is relaxation of 3yrs for OBC aspirants, 5yrs for SC/ST, 10yrs for Physically Handicapped, 13yrs for PH+OBC and 15yrs for PH+SC/ST candidates.

Q5. what is the minimum required percentage for applying for the same?

Ans. There is no such criteria but make sure to go through the eligibility criteria mentioned above in this page.

Q6. Can last year Candidates apply for the same?

Ans. Yes, but the passing certificate should be in your hands on or before 01-08-2018.

Q7. Is the application form also available in offline mode?

Ans. No, the candidate will have to fill up the application form in online mode.

Q8. What will be the pattern of the SSC CGL Exam Tier 1?

Ans. Questions will come from 4 sections namely, English with 25 questions, General Intelligence with 25 questions, Quantitative Aptitude with 25 questions and General Awareness also with 25 questions.

Q9. Is there any negative marking in SSC CGl Tier 1?

Ans. Yes, there is negative marking of 0.50 marks for each incorrect answer here.

Q10. What are the names of the sections of SSC CGL Tier 2 and the distribution of marks?

Ans. The sections are named as Finance & Accounts and Economics & Governance, Language & Comprehension, Quantitative Ability and Statistics. each section will be of 200 marks.

Q11. Which tier will be a descriptive test?

Ans. The Tier 3 SSC Combined Graduate Level will be a descriptive test of 100 marks.

Q12. What is the official Website of SSC?

Ans. is the official website for SSC.

Q13. Can I deposit the Fees Offline?

Ans. Yes, but for that the applicant should generate the challan and then visit some nearby bank.

Q14. from How many months earlier the preparation should start?

Ans. the aspirant should start his preparation at least 6 to 8 months before the Examination.

Q15. I have deposited the fees now i don’t want to appear in the exam can i get the fee back?

Ans. No, the fee once paid won’t be refundable.


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