SSC CGL Exam Pattern, Syllabus and Study Materials

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Welcome SSC CGL aspirants! This page is dedicated to all the students preparing for SSC CGL. Here you will find all the SCCC CGL resources like SSC CGL Exam Pattern, SSC CGL Marking Scheme, SSC CGL latest syllabus, Exam calendar, SSC CGL selection Procedure, SSC CGL Study Materials and much more.

Before going further, who are new to SCC CGL, there is intoduction below for them. If you know about this exam, just skip it and go to your desired section.


 

What is SSC CGL?

Let’s start with the full form of SSC CGL, SSC stands for ‘Staff Selection Commission’ and CGL for ‘Combined Graduate Level Examination’. Now, after knowing the full form, let’s go ahead for more details about this examination.

SSC CGL is one of the exams conducted by Staff Selection Commission, Government of India every year to recruit Indian citizens for various central government posts under various reputed government organizations.

It is an open competitive exam and is conducted for Grade B and Grade C central government posts in different ministries and government bodies. The SSC CGL exam is conducted in four tiers, i.e. SSC CGL Tier 1, SSC CGL Tier 2, SSC CGL Tier 3 and SSC CGL Tier 4.


 

How is SSC-CGL exam conducted? What is the selection procedure?

SSC CGL exam is conducted in four tiers as already described as SSC CGL Tier 1, SSC CGL Tier 2, SSC CGL Tier 3 and SSC CGL Tier 4. Let’s go in detail.

SSC CGL Tier 1 – (Prelims) – Written Test (Objective MCQ)

SSC CGL Tier 2 – (Mains) – Written Test (Objective MCQ)

SSC CGL Tier 3 – (Descriptive Test) – Essay/Passage/Application/Letter writing

SSC CGL Tier 4 – (DEST/CPT) -Computer Proficiency Test / Data Entry Skill Test and Document Verification


 

SSC CGL Time Allocation and Marks Distribution:

SSC CGL Tier 1 – 75 minutes (1 Hour 15 Minutes) – 200 Marks

SSC CGL Tier 2 – 75 minutes (1 Hour 15 Minutes) – 200 Marks

SSC CGL Tier 3 – 60 Minutes ( 1 Hour) – 60 Marks


 

SSC CGL 2017 Important Dates -10 Dates to Remember:

1. Application form available from11th March 2017
2. Last date to fill application15th April 2017
3. Admit card – available for SSC CGL Tier-1May 2017
4. SSC CGL Tier-1 Exam19th June to 2nd July 2017
5. Result declaration – Tier-1August 2017
6. Admit card – available for SSC CGL Tier-2August 2017
7. SSC CGL Tier-2 Exam5th to 8th September 2017
8. Result declaration – CGL Tier-2October 2017
9. SSC CGL Tier-3 Exam12th November 2017
10. Interview/Skill Test/Computer Skill TestDecember 2017

 

 

SSC CGL Recommended Books and Study Materials:

If you want to download the below books, you should check this page 

Important Books & Study Materials for Competitive Examinations

Quantitative Aptitude for Competitive Examinations (R S Aggarwal)

Quick learning Objective General English by RS Aggarwal & Vikas Aggarwal

Objective English for Competitive Examinations

Verbal and Nonverbal Reasoning by R S Aggarwal

Analytical Reasoning by M K Pandey

Lucent’s General Knowledge

Manorama Yearbook

Solved Papers SSC CGL
(Combined Graduate Level)

Objective General English K P Bakhshi


Get these books in PDF here 

Important Books & Study Materials for Competitive Examinations

SSC CGL 2017 Tier 1 and Tier 2 Syllabus

Download SSC-CGL Syllabus in PDF.

 

SSC CGL Exam Pattern, Syllabus and Study Materials
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