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SSC CGL 2018 Notification Released | Check Exam Dates & Eligibility Criteria

SSC CGL 2018

SSC CGL 2018
SSC CGL 2018
Staff Selection Commission - Combined Graduate Level Examination, often referred to as SSC CGL is an examination conducted to recruit staff to various posts in ministries, departments and organisations of the Government of India. It is conducted by the Staff Selection Commission for selecting staff for various Group B and Group C posts. The Staff Selection Commission was established in 1975. Every year, around 30-40 lakh applications, are received for CGL Exam. Every year, a huge number of applicants appear in this exam to become the part of this immense recruitment procedure.

Every year thousands of vacancies are filled by SSC in Government departments. Govt. jobs are the most sought after career choice in India. More so, the government is focusing on providing better facilities and services in every aspect of our lives. Govt is focusing on the development of our country and to do that millions of Jobs will be created in the coming years. SSC is the leading Govt. organization that provides employment to lakhs of students in India. A great opportunity lies ahead for all the SSC aspirants.

The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) conducts the Combined Graduate Level (CGL) Exam for recruitment to various subordinate services like:
  • Assistants in Ministries/Departments, Attached and Subordinate office of the Govt. of India.
  • Inspectors of Central Excise & Customs.
  • Inspectors of Income Tax.
  • Preventive Officers in Customs.
  • Examiner in Customs.
  • Sub-Inspectors in Central Bureau of Narcotics & CBI.
  • Assistant Enforcement Officer in Directorate of Enforcement, Department of Revenue.
  • Divisional Accountant, Jr. Accountant, Auditor & UDCs in various offices of Govt. of India.
  • Auditor Offices under C&AG, CGDA, CGA & others.
  • Accountant/ Junior Accountant
  • Tax Assistant in CBDT and CBEC
  • Compiler in Registrar General of India.                  

SSC CGL Notification- Exam Dates 2018:


Starting date of online application
5th May 
Last date of online application
4th June
Tier I exam
25th July to 20th August
Tier II exam
To be notified later
Tier III exam
To be notified later
Tier IV exam
To be notified later

SSC CGL Notification- Last Year Exam Dates 2017-18:


Starting date of online application
15th May 2017
Last date of online application
19th June
Tier I exam
5th August to 23rd August 2017
Tier II exam
17th February to 22nd February
Tier III exam
8th July 2018
Tier IV exam
Will be notified in result write up tier III                                                                   
Final Result
31st July 2018

SSC CGL 2018 Recruitment – Vacancies:
The Central Government has announced that they will hire as many as 2.2 Lakh people from March, 2015. Out of these a maximum of 70,000 vacancies, will be created in Income Tax, Excise and Customs Department. Approximately 14 lac candidates appear for the SSC CGL exam every year. The SSC CGL Exam 2016 had an initial count of 4500 to 5000 vacancies. However, the number of vacancies was increased to 9000 later. For 2017 CGL Exam, the number of vacancies as declared by Staff Service Commission of India is 8089. The total number of vacancies for SSC CGL 2018 will be updated soon here.

SSC CGL 2018-Exam Pattern:
SSC CGL 2018 Exam is conducted in 4 different levels. The levels are known as Tiers. The first three levels, Tier-I and Tier-II exams are conducted online. Tier-III is a pen and paper mode of examination while the fourth level, i.e. the computer skill test can be taken anywhere as per the candidate’s availability.

Level of examination

Mode of examination

Tier I
Objective Multiple Choice

Tier II
Objective Multiple Choice


Tier III
Descriptive Paper in English/Hindi

Pen and Paper Mode
Tier IV
Computer Proficiency Test/Skill Test
Whenever Applicable

To know more about SSC CGL exam pattern click on SSC CGL 2018 EXAM PATTERN

SSC CGL 2018- Syllabus:
The major sections asked in SSC CGL 2018 Preliminary Exam are General Awareness, Reasoning, English Language and Quantitative Aptitude.
Check Detailed Syllabus for SSC CGL 2018 here

SSC CGL 2018-Eligibility Criteria:
Candidates applying for the various posts need to have a bachelor's degree from a recognized university at the time of applying. Age of the candidate must be between 18 and 32 years (depending upon post applied) as of 1 August of the test taking year.A candidate must be a citizen of India.

SSC CGL 2018-Age Relaxation: The Age Relaxation for SSC CGL is according to the set Government standards.

PWD(Physically Handicapped )

Educational Qualifications (As on 1st August 2018):
(A)Assistant Audit Officer/Assistant Accounts Officer-You must have completed the bachelor’s degree from a recognized University or Institute.It is desirable to have completed Chartered Accountant or cost & Management Accountant or Company Secretary or Masters in Commerce or Masters in Business Studies or Masters in Business Administration (Finance) or Masters in Business Economics.
(B)Junior Statistical Officer Bachelor’s Degree in any subject from a recognized University or Institute with at least 60% Marks in Mathematics at 12th standard or Bachelor’s Degree in any subject with Statistics as one of the subjects at degree level.
(C) All other Posts – Bachelor’s Degree from a recognized University.
Those who are appearing in final year of their graduation can also apply but they should complete their graduation before 1st August 2018.

SSC CGL 2018-Age Limit: Candidates minimum age should be 18 years. The upper limit age is 30 years now for all the posts. Age relaxation will be applied only for the reserved category candidates as per the Government rule.The candidate must fall under the prescribed age limit specified by the Government of India,the detail to which is mentioned below:                                 

Required Age Limit



18 to 30 years


Inspector Posts

Other Ministers/ Department/Organizations

Department of posts

18 to 27 years


Central Bureau of Narcotics

20 to 30 years

Assistant Section Officer

Assistant Section Officer

Assistant Section Officer

Assistant Section Officer


Sub Inspector

Central Secretariat Service

Ministry of Railway

Ministry of External Affairs



Central Bureau of Investigation

Not exceeding 30 years

Assistant Audit Officer

Assistant Accounts Officer

Assistant Section Officer

Assistant Section Officer


Assistant/ Superintendent

Inspector of Income Tax

Inspector (Central Excise)

Inspector(Preventive  Office)

Inspector (Examiner)

Divisional Accountant

Indian Audit & Accounts Department under CAG

Indian Audit & Accounts Department under CAG

Intelligence Bureau

Other Ministries/ Departments/ rganizations

Other Ministries/ Departments/ Organizations

Other Ministries/ Departments/ Organizations





Offices under CAG

Upto 30 years

Assistant Enforcement Officer

Sub Inspector

Directorate of Enforcement, Department of Revenue

 National Investigation Agency (NIA)

Upto 32 years

Junior Statistical Office

M/o Statistics & Programme Implementation
Physical Fitness Requirements:A candidate is required to be physically fit as per the standards of the inspector as there are some pre requisites for physical fitness for the post of Inspector (Central/State Excise/Examiner/Preventive Officer), Sub-Inspector in CBI (Central Bureau of Investigation) and sub-inspector in NIA (National Investigation Agency)

SSC CGL 2018-APPLICATION FEES: The application fee for 2017 is Rs. 100. All women candidates and candidates belonging to Scheduled Caste, Scheduled Tribe, Physically Handicapped, and Ex-Servicemen eligible for reservation are exempted from paying application fee.
  • Applications fee should be pay only through SBI either in the form of challan or through SBI Net Banking or any other bank Credit/Debit Card. Challan form will be generated online.
  • To pay fee in cash, candidate should take print out of challan generated online after the completion of Part-1 registration. Deposit the requisite fee in any branch of SBI and then continue with the Part-2 registration.
  • Those candidates who want to pay online can go directly to part-2 registration after completion of part-1 registration. Candidate must supply registration number and date of birth to continue to Part-2 registration.
How To Apply For The SSC CGL 2018:

The SSC CGL Online filling up of application will start from 5th May 2018 to 4th June 2018.
Below Are The Steps-
  1. Click the Direct Link provided above.
  2. Then, click the New Registration button
  3. Fill your Registration details carefully. Candidates need to provide basic details like name, parents name, date of birth, email id, mobile number.
  4. Click on submit button to submit their completed application form of SSC CGL 2018. Do not forget to verify your entire details before submitting the form.
  5. Upon completion of Registration, you will receive a Registration Number & Password. Note it down for future use.
  6. Now fill your Educational Qualification details.
  7. Upload your scanned Photograph, Signature and prescribed Documents/Certificates by logging in with registered account. 
  • Photograph - The photograph must be white colour or light coloured background and should be more than 4 kb in size and less than 12 kb. The photograph resolution should be 100*120 pixels in width and height.
  • Signature - The signature should be in black or blue ink on white sheet. The scanned copy of signature must be in jpg format and it should be more than 1 kb in size and less than 12 kb. The resolution should be 40*60 pixels in width and height.    
By submitting the application form by attaching and uploading your
Signature and Photograph, you will be done with Part-I of the registration
Process. Now begins the Part-II of the registration Process: 
  • Login with registered number and password to fill up the Part-II of the application    form of SSC CGL 2018  
  • The information submitted at the time of registration and submission of Part-I will appear as auto-filled and candidates can fill up remaining fields in the SSC CGL 2018  application form.
  • After filling up the application form, candidates need to preview the entire application form of SSC CGL 2018 once to look for any glitches in the form. Verify the entire data entered by you.
  • Click on Final Submit after preview
  • Candidates are advised to download and get print copies of submitted application form of SSC CGL 2018.
  • Candidates can now proceed to submit the application fee for SSC CGL 2018 either by online mode or offline mode of fee payment.
SSC CGL 2018-Admit Card: Every candidate who registers for SSC CGL Exam 2018 within stipulated time will be assigned an e-admit card/hall ticket/call letter that can be downloaded from the official website of SSC.SSC has finally released SSC CGL Admit Card for Tier-II Exam which is to be conducted from 17th February to 22nd February 2018. Admit Card has been issued to candidates who qualified Tier-I Exam of SSC CGL 2018. Candidates can download their Admit Card by clicking on this link mentioned :

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