SSC CGL 2017 SSC CGL 2018
NATIONAL LEVEL ONLINE TEST
SSC CGL 2018 will be conducted from August 27, 2018. The SSC CGL 2018 comprises of 3 consecutive Tiers. The SSC CGL 2018 Application Form will be available from February 13, 2018. The application process is completely online and the candidates can avail the form from the official website of SSC.
The SSC CGL 2018 Exam Pattern varies in all the 3 Tiers. Tier 1 and 2 are computer-based tests whereas Tier 3 is a pen and paper based descriptive test that comprises of Application Writing.
The 3 Tiers of the SSC CGL 2018 act as successive qualifying tests. The shortlisted candidates are then recruited by the Commission for various Government posts.
The SSC CGL 2018 Application Form will be available from February 13, 2018. The Registration Process of SSC CGL is completed in two parts. The last date to complete registration is March 14. 2018. The aspiring candidates can go through the tentative schedule of SSC CGL 2018 in the table below:
|SSC CGL 2018 Application Form availability||February 13, 2018|
|Last Date of registration Part I||March 14, 2018, extended to March 21, 2018|
|Last date of application Part II||extended to March 24, 2018|
|Examination Date (SSC CGL 2017 Tier-I)||From 27th August 2018|
A number of SSC CGL 2018 Eligibility Criteria is applicable to all the candidates applying for the examination. It is mandatory for all the candidates to abide by these criteria. The SSC CGL 2018 Eligibility Criteria is inclusive of the nationality, educational qualification, age limit, physical standards etc. A few important eligibility criteria for SSC CGL 2018 is discussed below:
The SSC CGL 2018 Application Form will be available tentatively from February 13, 2018, until March 30, 2018. The process of filling the SSC CGL Application Form is completely online. It comprises of two steps-Online Registration and Online Application Form filling.
The interested candidates can access the SSC CGL 2018 Application Form on the official website of SSC.
There are three modes in which the applicants can remit the SSC CGL 2018 Application Fee.
The SSC CGL Application Fee for different categories is mentioned in the table below.
The Commission releases the SSC CGL 2018 Admit Card from the official website of SSC. There will be separate admit cards for each Tier of SSC CGL 2017. The SSC CGL 2017 Admit Card for Tier I will be tentatively released in the month of August. The candidates can follow these steps to download the SSC CGL Admit Card.
The SSC CGL 2018 will be conducted in 120 cities across India. All the SSC CGL Exam Centers are segregated into 9 main regions of the country. The applicants have to fill the choice of their centers in the SSC CGL 2017 Application Form. Nevertheless, the Commission reserves the right to make a decision regarding the final allotment of SSC CGL 2018 Exam Center. Also, if the commission makes any changes regarding the exam centers, the same will be notified on the regional official websites of the SSC and leading newspapers of the regions. The candidates of SSC CGL 2018 will know the final allotted SSC CGL Exam Center in the admit card.
The SSC CGL 2017 Exam Pattern consists of 3 tiers. The aspirants should have an extensive knowledge of the SSC CGL 2018 Exam Pattern.
The SSC CGL 2018 Tier 1 and Tier 2 is a computer-based test. However, Tier 3 is a pen and paper based test. The SSC CGL 2018 Tier 3 is introduced newly in 2016. Negative marking is applicable in the examination. Each incorrect entry carries a penalty of 0/25 marks. The medium in which the SSC CGL 2017 question paper will be set is Hindi and English.
The most important highlights of the SSC CGL 2018 Exam Pattern are detailed in this table:
|Tier||Mode of examination||Scheme of Examination||Marks||Time|
|I||Computer Based Examination (CBT)||4 sections - General Intelligence and Reasoning, General Awareness, Quantitative Aptitude and English Comprehension; 25 questions per section||50 Marks Per section; Total – 200 Marks||75 Minutes; 100 minutes for VH and candidates suffering from Cerebral Palsy|
|II||CBT||Separate Paper for Quantitative Abilities, English Language & comprehension, Statistics and General Studies (Finance and Economics); 100 questions per paper**||Total – 200 Marks Per Paper||2 hours per paper; 2 hours and 40 minutes for VH and candidates suffering from Cerebral Palsy|
|III||Pen and paper mode||A descriptive paper in English/Hindi (Essay/Letter/Application writing)||Total Marks - 100||60 Minutes; 80 minutes for VH and candidates suffering from Cerebral Palsy|
** Note: 1. In the case of SSC CGL 2018, the total number of questions in the General Studies (finance and economics) is announced later.
2. The Quantitative Abilities and English Language & Comprehension sections are obligatory whereas the Statistics paper is only for the candidates applying for the Statistical Investigator Gr. II and Compiler post.
3. The General Studies (Finance and Economics) paper is applicable for the post of Assistant Audit officer.
The SSC CGL 2018 Result is separately released for each of the 3 Tiers. The candidates can access the SSC CGL Result from the official website of SSC. The Commission releases the result in PDF Format. The candidates have to check their result against their Name and roll number.
The individual score card will also be uploaded on the official website. The candidates can avail the same using their Registration no./ Roll no. and date of birth.
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The entire SSC CGL 2018 Selection Process consists of 3 Tiers. Each Tier acts as a qualifying stage for the next Tier. The final shortlisted candidates are gauged on the basis of cumulative performance of all the 3 Tiers.
A tier IV is also available which is a Data Skill Test (DEST)/ Computer Proficiency Test (CPT). The Commission conducts it whenever applicable only for specific posts.
The SSC CGL Selection Process also has a document verification stage where the eligibility of the candidates will be counter checked along with the documents they produce.
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