Overview :

The SSC (Staff Selection Commission) has announced around 4,117 CGL posts to recruit the eligible candidates for Combined Graduate Level (CGL) Grade - "B" and "C" categories posts in several Govt Ministries/Departments. Staff Selection Commission) has made an announcement of SSC CGL Recruitment 2017 for candidates to recruit them in the position of Assistant, Inspector, Sub Inspector, Auditor, Tax Assistant, etc. All the eligible applicants can apply and fill the online SSC CGL Application Form 2017 from 11th March 2017 to 15th April 2017 via SSC official website - ssc.nic.in. For more details regarding the SSC CGL 2017 Notification, must read the below give informations.

The SSC stands for the Staff Selection Commission, which is an organization of India Government that works to recruit skilled candidates for various posts in the several Ministries and Departments of the Government of India as well as Subordinate Offices. SSC conducts CGL (Combined Graduate Level) exam early for the eligible candidates to give opportunity for working in the Staff Selection Commission department. SSC department headquarter located at New Delhi, India. However, presently it has seven Regional offices in India, which are located at Mumbai, Allahabad, Kolkata, Chennai, Guwahati, and Bangalore. In addition to, it also has two Sub- Regional offices at Chandigarh and Raipur.

Vacancy Details :

Total Number of Posts - 4,117

Name of Posts - Group "B" and Group "C"

SSC CGL 2017 Group "B" Posts:-

  • Assistant Audit Officer
  • Assistant Section Officer
  • Assistant
  • Inspector (Central Excise)
  • Inspector (Preventive Excise)
  • Inspector(Examiner)
  • Assistant Enforcement Officer
  • Sub Inspector
  • Statistical Investigator Gr.II

SSC CGL 2017 Group "C" Posts:-

  • Inspector (Income Tax)
  • Auditor
  • Accountant/ Junior Accountant
  • Sr. Secretariat Assistant
  • Tax Assistant
  • Compiler
  • Sub Inspector

Eligibility Criteria :

SSC CGL exam of 2017 eligibility criteria has been decided as per the posts. We have given the full details of education Qualification as per the requirement. Candidates should check the given table maintained below.

S.No Post's Name Needed 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

Candidates, who are eligible as per the given SSC CGL education qualification, only those are allowed to apply online for SSC CGL application from 2017. However, who are not eligible as per the given educational criteria, are not eligible for the SSC CGL Examination 2017. Candidates are suggested to wait till the official release of SSC CGL notification 2017, which will release soon.

SSC CGL 2017 Age Limit

Candidates minimum age should be 18 years and applicants age must be under the decided age criteria as per the SSC CGL 2017 Posts. Age relaxation will be application only for the reserved category candidates as per the Government rule - such as OBC-3 years , SC/ST- 5 years, and PH – 10 years.

S.No Post Name Age Limits
1. Assistant Section Officer, Sub-Inspector (Group “B”) 20 to 30 years
2. Intelligence Bureau Assistant Post 21 to 27 years
3. Inspector of Income Tax, Inspector of Central Excise, Inspector (Preventive officer), Upper Division Clerk, Inspector (CBN) Compiler, Assistant Enforcement Officer, Inspector (Examiner), Junior Accountant, Sub-Inspector (CBN), Inspector of Posts, Divisional Accountants, Auditors, Tax Assistants, and Auditor 20 to 30 years
4. Assistant Audit Officer, Assistant Enforcement Officer Not exceeding by 30 years
5. Statistical Investigator Gr. II Up to 32 years
6. Sub-Inspector (Group “C”) 18 to 25 years

Note - All the important and required information available here about the SSC CGL 2017 examination and application from. Nevertheless, Candidates are suggested to read SSC CGL 2017 Notification to know the SSC CGL 2017 Eligibility Criteria, Age Limit, exam pattern, selection procedure, etc.

How to Apply :

SSC CGL 2017 Application Form:-

All the Interested and Eligible candidates can apply for the SSC CGL Examination by filling the SSC CGL 2017 Application form online through the official website of SSC. Online Application form will be soon available on the official website, whereby candidates can fill SSC CGL 2017 online from easily from anywhere.

How to Apply :-

  • Firstly, candidates must have to open the below given link
  • Open the SSC CGL Online Application from 2017 window
  • SSC CGL 2017 Online from is divided in the two Parts - Part-1 and Part-2
  • Part I Registration - Candidate have to fill basic information and preference of posts
  • Part II Registration - Candidate have to fill payment details, upload scanned signature and photograph
  • Candidates must have to upload recently taken photo in JPG format. The size of image less than 12kb and greater than 4kb with the resolution of 100*120 pixels.
  • Candidates must have 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 Part-2 Registration, Candidate should take the print out of the submitted application form.

SSC CGL 2017 Application Fee - All the candidates (who want to full SSC CGL 2017 Application from) must have to pay 100/- Rupees application fee. Applications may submit the fee through the SBI challan/net banking and credit/debit card. All the Females, SC/ST, PH, Ex-Servicemen applications no need to pay any application fee charge, because SSC has made the CGL application fee exemption for them.

Exam Dates :

SSC CGL 2017 Important Dates :-

SSC CGL 2017 Online Application From Release Date - 11th march 2017

Last date of Online Application form Registration - 15th April 2017

SSC CGL 2017 E-Admit card Tier-1 Release Date - 2nd week of June 2017

SSC CGL 2017 Tier-1 Examination Date - 19th June to 2nd July 2017

SSC CGL 2017 Tier-1 Exam Result Declaration Date - 1st Week of August 2017

SSC CGL Tier-2 Exam 2017 Date - 5th to 8th September 2017

SSC CGL Tier-2 2017 Result declaration Date - Last week of September 2017

SSC CGL 2017 Tier-3 Exam Date - 12th November 2017

Computer Skill Test - December 2017

Exam Pattern :

SSC CGL Tier-I Exam Pattern: - SSC CGL Tier-I exam carries all the objective type question and will be conducted online. It is deviced in four parts - General Intelligence & Reasoning, General Awareness / knowledge, Quantitative Aptitude, and English Comprehension. The Tier-I exam carries 100 questions and each question take 2 marks. Examination duration is decided for 75 minutes. However, there will be 0.50 marks negative marking of for each wrong answer.

Subject Name Number of Questions Maximum Marks Negative Marking (for every incorrect answer) Exam Duration
General Intelligence & Reasoning 25 50 0.50 75 mins
General Awareness 25 50 0.50
Quantitative Aptitude 25 50 0.50
English Comprehension 25 50 0.50
Total 100 200    

SSC CGL Tier-II Exam Pattern: - SSC CGL Tier-II exam carries all the objective type question and will be conducted online. It is deviced in four Papers. In which 1st and 2nd paper is mandatory for all posts, 3rd paper is only for the Statistical Investigator Gr. II and Compiler post. In addition to, 4th paper is only for the Assistant Audit Officer post. The Tier-II exam carries 200 questions & each question take 2 marks. Examination duration is decided for 2 hours for each paper. However, there will be negative marking for each wrong answer of 0.50 marks for paper 1st, 3rd, 4th and 0.25 for paper 3rd.

  • Paper- 1 Quantitative Ability
  • Paper-2 English Language and Comprehension
  • Paper-3 Statistics
  • Paper-4 General Studies (Finance and Economics)
Subject Name Number of Questions Maximum Marks Negative Marking (for every incorrect answer) Exam Duration
Quantitative Abilities 100 200 0.50 2 hours
English Language & Comprehension 200 200 0.25 2 hours
Statistics* 100 200 0.25 2 hours


  • For Tax Assistant: Data Entry Skill test at Speed of 8000 key depressions per hours.
  • Pen and Paper Mod Descriptive paper for English/Hindi introduction
  • Interview - 100 Marks, only for those posts in which it is prescribed


  • For Assistant Post in CSS: A Computer Proficiency exam with spreadsheet, Word Processing, and generation of Slides Modules.
  • Final SSC CGl 2017 Merit List will be prepared on the basis of Overall performance in Tier I, II, II exam.

Selection Procedure :

SSC CGL Selection Process 2017 includes 4 tiers steps, which are maintained below:-

  • Tier-1 Exam: Online Examination (Objective Type) (200 Marks)
  • Tier-2 Exam: Online Examination (Objective Type) (each paper carry 200 marks)
  • Tier-3 Exam: Written Examination (Descriptive Type) (100 Marks)
  • Tier-4 Exam: Computer Test / Skill Test (wherever applicable)

Syllabus :

According to the SSC CGL 2017 Procedure Only those candidates can apply for the Tier-II examination who will clear/pass the CGL Tier-I examination. Only those will be called for the Tier-III test who will be cleared the Tier-II examination. All the required information about the SSC CGL examination 2017. Candidates are suggested to fill SSC CGL 2017 Application from Before the 15th April 2017.

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