SSC –CGL


SSC –CGL Eligibility Criteria

SSC –CGL Eligibility Criteria:

NATIONALITY
A candidate must be either:
A citizen of India, or
A subject of Nepal, or
A subject of Bhutan, or
A Tibetan refugee who came over to India, before the Ist January, 1962 with the intention of permanently settling in India, or
A person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, East African Countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania ( Formerly Tanganyika and Zanzibar ), Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia and Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India.Provided that a candidate belonging to categories (b), (c), (d) and (e) above shall be a person in whose favour a certificate of eligibility has been issued by the Government of India. A candidate in whose case a certificate of eligibility is necessary may be admitted to the Examination but the offer of appointment will be given only after the necessary eligibility certificate has been issued to him by the Government of India.

Age Limit: The age Limit for most of the posts is 18 to 27 years, but there are some posts, for which upper age limit is relaxable to 32 years.

Here is the post wise Age criteria for all the posts in CGL-2016

Pay Band-II :
Rs 9300 -Rs 34800


Pay Band-I :
Rs 5200 -Rs 20200


Educational Qualification: To apply for SSC CGL 2016 Exam, you must full fill the below mentioned educational conditions.
1) For Assistant Audit Officer: The essential qualification is degree in any discipline from a recognized University. However the desirable qualification for this post is M Com, Chartered Accountant OR Cost and Management Account OR Company Secretary OR Masters in Business Studies OR MBA (finance) OR Master in Economics Business.

2) For Statistical Investigator GR II: Applicant must be a graduate along with 60% in Mathematics, at 12th Level OR Degree in any discipline, with Statistics, as one of the subject in graduation.

3) Compiler: To apply for compiler's post, applicant must have degree in any discipline, with Economics, Maths and Statistics as one of the subject at degree level

4) For All Other Posts: Graduation in Any Discipline from a recognized Indian University.

Application Fee:
  • Aspirants have to pay the Rs. 100/- as the application fee.
  • Other category aspirants, women, physically handicapped and Ex- Serviceman are free from payment of any application fee.

SSC CGL Exam Pattern

SSC CGL Exam Pattern 2016 will help the candidates to prepare well for the CGL examination. Staff Selection Commission (SSC) will be conducting the SSC CGL Tier 1 Exam in the month of May 2016 for which the application will be invited from the month of February 2016 onwards. The successful candidates will be allowed to take part in the SSC CGL Tier 2 Exam in the month of November 2016. Candidates going to compete in the SSC CGL Exam must be familiar with the examination pattern to perform well.

SSC CGL Exam Pattern 2016 – Combined Graduate Level Examination
The Examination will be conducted in three tiers as indicated below:

  • Tier -I — Written Examination (Objective Multiple Choice Type)
  • Tier -II — Written Examination (Objective Multiple Choice Type)
  • Tier -III — Computer Proficiency Test/ Skill Test (wherever applicable)/ Document Verification
  • The Commission reserves the right to make changes in the scheme of examination such as conduct of Tier-I and Tier-II examination in computer based mode, treating Tier-I examination as only qualifying etc.
  • Interview component has been dispensed with. There will, therefore, be no interview.

SSC CGL Exam Pattern for Tier 1:
There are four sections in the Tier 1 examination which carries equal weightage. For every correct answer, the candidates would be awarded 1 mark and ¼ marks will get deducted for every wrong response. However, there won’t be any negative marking fro no response for a given question.

Following table shows the exam pattern for the Tier 1 of the CGL Exam

Name of Section Maximum Marks allotted for the section Time Duration Time Duration for the Visually Impaired candidates
General Intelligence and Reasoning 50 120 Minutes 160 minutes
General Awareness 50
Quantitative Aptitude 50
English Comprehension 50
Total 200

SSC CGL Exam Pattern 2016 for Tier 2:
The candidates who qualify in the written examination would be taking the Tier 2 of the SSC CGL Exam 2016. Here also the marking scheme would be same.

Following table shows the exam pattern for the SSC CGL TIER 2 exam

Name of Subject Number of Questions Marks allotted in the section
Quantitative Aptitude 100 200
English Language and Comprehension 200 200
Mathematics/Statistics/Economics/Commerce 100 200

SSC CGL Exam Syllabus

SSC CGL Tier 1 examination syllabus:
Sr. No. Subjects
1. General Intelligence +Reasoning
2. General Awareness
3. Quantitative Aptitude
4. General English

There will be maximum 200 marks for SSC CGL Tier 1 examination. There will be 50 marks from each subject which are said above in the table. Time duration for SSC CGL Tier 1 examination will be 2 hours. Disabled candidates gets 40 minutes extra to sole the complete paper. Detail of each of above subject is given below:



General Intelligence:
  • Semantic Analogy
  • Symbolic operations
  • Symbolic/Number Analogy
  • Number Series
  • Embedded figures
  • Figural Series
  • Critical Thinking
  • Problem Solving etc.

English Language:
  • Fill in the Blanks
  • Synonyms/Homonyms
  • Antonyms
  • Spellings/Detecting Miss spelt words
  • Active/Passive Voice
  • Verbs, Idioms & Phrases
  • One word substitution etc.

General Awareness:
  • History
  • Culture Geography
  • Economic Scene
  • General policy
  • Scientific research etc.

Quantitative Aptitude:
  • Time and distance
  • Time and work
  • Averages
  • Simple and Compound Interest
  • Profit and Loss
  • Discount
  • Partnership Business
  • Mixture
  • Trigonometry
  • Mensuration
  • Geometry etc.

  • SSC CGL Tier 2 examination Syllabus:
    S. No. Subjects
    1. Quantitative Abilities
    2. General English
    3. Statistics
    Paper 1:Arithmetic Ability:
    • Number Systems
    • Computation of Whole Numbers
    • Decimals and Fractions
    • Fundamental Arithmetical Operations
    • Percentage, Ratio and Proportion
    • Average and Interest
    • Profit and Loss
    • Discount
    • Use of Table and Graphs
    • Mensuration
    • Time and Distance
    • Ratio and Time etc.

    PAPER 2:
    English Language & Comprehension:
    • Error recognition
    • Filling blanks with appropriate verbs
    • Preposition
    • Articles
    • Vocabulary
    • Spellings
    • Grammar
    • Sentence Structure and Sentence Completion etc.

    PAPER 3:
    • Commerce
    • Mathematics
    • Statistics
    • Economics

    Commerce:
    • Accountancy
    • Business Organization
    • Management
    • Micro-economics and Indian economics
    • Business Statistics, Law
    • Company Law
    • Cost Accounting
    • Auditing and Income Tax

    Mathematics:
    • Algebra
    • Matrices
    • Statistics
    • Analytic Geometry
    • Differential Equation
    • Differential and Integral Calculus

    Statistics:
    • Probability Distributions
    • Binomial
    • Poisson
    • Normal
    • Exponential
    • Compilation
    • Classification
    • Tabulation of Statistical Data
    • Graphical presentation of data
    • Measures of central tendency
    • measures of dispersion
    • measures of association
    • Contingency
    • Scatter diagram
    • Correlation coefficient
    • Rank correlation coefficient and linear regression analysis (for two or more variables) excluding partial correlation coefficients.

    Economics:
    General Economics:
    • Demand and Supply Analysis
    • Production Function and Laws of Returns
    • Commodity Pricing
    • Theory of Factor Pricing
    • Theory of Employment
    • Keynesian Theory of Employment etc.
    Indian Economics and General Statistics:
    • Collection of data and editing of data
    • Types of sampling
    • Schedule and questionnaire
    • Presentation of data
    • Presentation of data
    • Measures of Central Tendency
    • National Income and Accounting
    • Agricultural sector etc.
    SSC CGL Tier 3 examination:
    Part Sections
    1. Interview Session
    2. Computer Test
    3. Skill test

SSC CGL Selection Procedure

SSC CGL Selection Procedure 2016 – Staff Selection Commission (SSC) Conducts the Combined Graduate Level Examination to select candidates for various posts in the governmental sectors. The candidates preparing for the examination can get the complete information over the CGL selection procedure. The SSC conducts the CGL Recruitment in a three tier examination process namely tier 1, Tier 2 and Tier 3. The details are as follows:

  1. SSC CGL Preliminary exam 2016 or Tier 1
  2. SSC CGL Main Exam 2016 or Tier 2
  3. Personal Interview and Group Discussion or Tier 3

Details as per the SSC CGL Selection Procedure 2016

The candidates should note that their movement to the next level of recruitment is subject to their performance in the previous level of recruitment. The candidates passing the Tier 1 examination are allowed to participate in the Tier 2 examination and subsequently the successful candidates in the Tier 2 examination will be appearing in the Personal Interview which is regarded as the Tier 3 of the selection process.
The candidates should now give attention to the Tier wise Selection Procedure.

SSC CGL Selection Procedure 2016(Tier 1)

The first stage of the selection procedure is the Preliminary examination. This examination tests the basic understanding of the candidates and checks the vibrant associated with the candidates. It is an objective level examination in which around 200 questions are asked in the examination for which the candidates get around 120 minutes. The Tier Examination sees around 40 lakhs candidates vying with each other for a meager number of vacancies.

The candidates should note the examination pattern of the Tier 1 exam which is very necessary to understand the SSC CGL 2016 Selection Procedure.


Name of Section Maximum Marks allotted for the section Time Duration Time Duration for the Visually Impaired candidates
General Intelligence and Reasoning 50
General Awareness 50
Quantitative Aptitude 50
English Comprehension 50
Total 200 120 Minutes 160 minutes

SSC CGL Selection Procedure 2016(Tier 2)

The candidates who qualify in the tier 1 examination are allowed to participate in the Tier 2 of the examination. The tier 2 of the selection process is also an objective type examination which tests the holistic knowledge of the candidates. The candidates need to understand that the Tier 2 Examination is conducted to aware the working condition as the cultures which a governmental official faces.
The syllabus and the exam pattern varies significantly from the Tier 1 Exam and hence the candidates need to pay the attention quite seriously if they want to qualify in this level and advance to the next round of selection.



Name of Section Number of Questions Negative Marking in the section Time allotted per section Marks allotted in the section
Quantitative Aptitude 100 0.5 marks/q 2 hours 200
English Language and Comprehension 200 0.25 marks/q 2 hours 200
Mathematics/Statistics/Economics/Commerce 100 0.5 marks/q 2 hours 200
Total 400 questions 6 hours 600 marks

SSC CGL Selection Procedure 2016(Tier 3)

The Tier 3 of the selection process can be summed up as the Personality test where the candidates are judged based on their personality and their behavior under a given situation. The candidates are made to undergo various tests to test their possession of various skills which includes group discussion and personal Interview with the Interview board.

The Interview contains 100 marks and serves as the requisite condition to get selected as per the vacancy. After successful completion of each tier SSC will announce the all India merit list against each category of post for those candidates who are qualify the objective/ interview test. Then Shortlisted successor will be appointed based on their merit. After some time Staff Selection Commission will send offer letter to selected candidates for appointment in concerned department.