SSC CGL 2017 Application Form, Exam Date, Complete Details 

SSC CGL 2017 Overview

  • Organization’s Name: Staff Selection Commission (SSC)
  • Examination’s Name:  Combined Graduate Level Examination(CGLE)
  • The Application form will be available from: 11 March 2017
  • Mode of Apply: Online Mode and Offline Mode
  • Mode of Exam: Computer Based Test (CBT)


All the interested candidates who are looking for all the important details regarding SSC CGL 2017, they can now check out the same from the official website, however the exact dates for several activities regarding SSC CGL 2017 is not out yet. SSC is itself a huge name. Each year, it recruits various vacancies for the several posts. As per the sources, the SSC CGL 2017 examinations may conduct in the month of Aug – Sept. All the interested candidates are advised to have a look on the given details so that they can know, whether they are eligible or not to apply for this examination.

SSC CGL Tier 1 2017 Overview

  • Organization’s Name: Staff Selection Commission (SSC)
  • Examination Name:  Combined Graduate Level Examination(CGLE)
  • The Application form will be available from: February 2017
  • Mode of Apply: Online Mode and Offline Mode
  • Mode of Exam: Computer Based Test (CBT)

SSC CGL 2017 Notification

 SSC CGL Tier 1 2017 Application Process will be started from 11th March 2017 till 15th April 2017. After release of official notice, candidates may apply for the same. 

 Interview in the SSC CGL 2017 Recruitment Process has been dispensed. Therefore, no interviews will be held for the same.

 Age of the candidates will now be calculated as on 1st August instead of 1st January of the examination year.

Important Dates- Announced 

Application form will be available from 11th March 2017
Last date to apply 15th April 2017
Admit card will be available for SSC CGL Tier-1 May 2017
SSC CGL Tier-1 Exam 19th June to 2nd July 2017
Result declaration for Tier-1 August 2017
Admit card will be available for SSC CGL Tier-2 August 2017
SSC CGL Tier-2 Exam 5th to 8th September 2017
Result declaration for CGL Tier-2 October 2017
SSC CGL Tier-3 Exam 12th November 2017
Interview/Skill Test/Computer Skill Test December 2017

Eligibility Criteria

  • Education: Candidate must have done graduation in any stream from a recognised university.
  • Age Limit – Candidate’s age must be between 18 to 27 years old to be eligible for this examination.
  SSC CGL Tier 1 Eligibility Criteria post wise– Click here

SSC CGL 2017 Application form

The application forms can be obtained from the official website or The application forms have to be submitted only through online mode. The applicants are required to fill all the details as asked in the application form. They are advised to keep the print out of duly filled application form for future reference. SSC CGL 2017 Application form official link will be updated here

How to Apply for SSC CGL 2017 

Here we have step by step process to Apply for ssc cgl 2017. There are two official websites for Staff Selection Commission. Official Website is given at the end of page:

Step 1 : Candidates are just need to visit official websites given above and click on the registration link for SSC CGL 2017.

Step 2 : Fill the Application form with the complete instructions given before the application form. Follow all the instructions carefully. 

Step 3 : Pay the application fee with the help of debit card , credit card or Net banking and final submit the form. 

All the steps will updated with links after the declaration of the notification so keep visit our website and follow our daily updates. 


SSC CGL 2017 Preparation Tips

SSC (Common Graduate Level) CGL is a popular examination that every graduate student wants to qualify to get good opportunities. The competition level of SSC CGL is quite high because it is tough examination. There are many graduates who apply for this examination every year but only very few able to succeed in the examination.

Exam Scheme of SSC CGL (Tier 1)

The Commission has decided to reduce the number of questions from 200 to 100 in CGLE Tier 1 which would continue to carry 200 marks. The duration of Tier 1 examination would be for a period of 75 minutes.

Mode of Exam Scheme of Exam Marks Time
CBT(Computer Based)

A.General Intelligence & Reasoning: 25 Questions 

B.General Awareness: 25 Questions


C.Quantitative Aptitude: 25 Questions

D.English Comprehension: 25 Questions









75 Minutes


for VH and candidates suffering from Cerebral Palsy: 100 Minutes

 SSC CGL 2017 Syllabus and Exam Pattern- Click here

SSC CGL Tier 1 Exam Pattern

  • Examination will be MCQ type and will be conducted through online mode.
  • Question paper will be divided into 4 sections- General intelligence & reasoning, General Awareness/GK, Quantitative aptitude & English comprehension.
  • There will be total 100 questions for 200 marks & the duration of the examination will be 75 minutes.
  • There will be a penalty of 0.50 marks for each incorrect answer.

SSC CGL Tier 2 Exam Pattern

  • Examination will be MCQ type and will be conducted through online mode.
  • Question paper will be divided into 4 sections- Quantitative ability (Paper 1), English language & Comprehension (Paper 2), Statistics (Paper 3) & General studies (Paper 4 Finance & Economics).
  • Paper 1 & 2 are compulsory for all the posts & paper 2 is only for the post of Statistical Investigator Gr. 2 & Compiler & Paper 4 will only be for the post of Assistant Audit Officer.
  • There will be total 200 marks & the duration of the examination will be 2 hours.
  • There will be a penalty of 0.25 marks for each incorrect answer in paper 1.

SSC CGL Tier III Exam Pattern

  • The examination will be of descriptive type & will be conducted only through offline mode.
  • The applicants have to write essay/précis/letter/application etc.
  • The examination will be of total 100 marks & the duration will be of 60 minutes. The duration of the examination will be 80 minutes for VH & Cerebral Palsy applicants.

SSC CGL Exam 2017 Selection Procedure

SSC CGL Selection procedure contains the four stages. All the candidates need to success in all the stages and will be selected on the basis their performance in all the Tiers. CGL Examination will be conducted in four tiers as given

  • Tier 1:  Written Examination (Multiple Choice- Computer Based Test)
  • Tier 2:  Written Examination (Multiple Choice- Computer Based Test)
  • Tier 3:  Descriptive Test (Pen and Paper Mode)
  • Tier 4:  Data Entry Skill Test/Computer Proficiency Test(wherever applicable)/ Document Verification
Updated SSC CGL Selection Procedure DetailsClick here

SSC CGL 2017 Tier 1 Exam Syllabus

1. General Intelligence & Reasoning 

  • analysis, judgment
  • decision making,
  • visual memory, discrimination, observation, relationship concepts,
  • arithmetical reasoning and figural classification,
  • arithmetic number series, non-verbal series
  • Analogies
  • similarities and differences
  • space visualization,
  • spatial orientation
  • problem-solving,
  • Semantic Series, Number Series, Figural Series
  • Problem Solving
  • Word Building
  • Coding & de-coding
  • Numerical Operations
  • Symbolic Operations
  • Trends, Space Orientation, Space Visualization
  • Small & Capital letters/numbers coding
  • decoding and classification,
  • Embedded Figures, Critical thinking, Emotional Intelligence, Social Intelligence
  • Coding & de-coding
  • Numerical Operations
  • Symbolic Operations
  • Trends, Space Orientation, Space Visualization
  • Venn Diagrams
  • Drawing inferences
  • Punched hole/pattern –folding & unfolding,
  • Figural Pattern – folding and completion
  • Indexing, Address matching, Date & city matching
  • Classification of centre codes/roll numbers
  • Other sub-topics, if any.

2. General Awareness 

It includes the knowledge about the environment, surrounding ,events which had taken place in the recent past. Questions will be based upon India, neighboring countries, Economic Scene, General Policy & Scientific Research, Culture, History & Geography.

3. Quantitative Aptitude 

Aptitude means it includes the questions which will judge the candidate the ability appropriate use of numbers such as-

  • Computation of whole numbers
  • decimals ,fractions and relationships between numbers
  • Sphere, Hemispheres, Rectangular Parallelepiped
  • Regular Right Pyramid with triangular or square base
  • Trigonometric ratio, Degree and Radian Measures
  • Standard Identities
  • Complementary angles
  • Heights and Distances
  • Histogram, Frequency polygon, Bar diagram & Pie chart
  • Mixture and Alligation
  • Time and distance
  • Time & Work
  • Basic algebraic identities of School Algebra & Elementary surds
  • Graphs of Linear Equations
  • Triangle and its various kinds of centres
  • Ratio & Proportion
  • Square roots
  • Averages
  • Interest, Profit and Loss, Discount, Partnership Business etc

4. English Comprehension 

This will judge the candidate writing, ability to use and understand correct language which includes- grammar, idioms &phrases, common error, sentence correction, fill in the blanks etc.

SSC CGL 2017 Cutoff Marks

Applicants are required to secure minimum marks to clear both the levels of SSC CGL Tier-I as well as Tier 2. If candidate qualify Tier 1 then only he/she is eligible to appear for SSC CGL Tier 2. After qualifying the 3rd phrase i.e. Tier 3 the candidate has to face the final round which includes computer skill test or skill test. Check expected cutoff of CGL 2017- Click here

SSC CGL 2017 Answer Key

The answer key for SSC CGL Exam 2017 examination will be published at the official website after successful completion of the examination. The applicants can cross check their answers by referring the answer key for SSC CGL Exam 2017.

Given details are tentative, final schedule will be updated release of SSC CGL Exam 2017 official notice. For more information you may access ssc’s official website.


Posts Under SSC CGL

List of posts under SSC Combined Graduate Level exam are:

  • Assistant Section Officer (Central Secretariat Service)
  • Assistant (Intelligence Bureau)
  • Assistant (Central Vigilance Commission)
  • Assistant (Ministry of External Affairs)
  • Assistant (Ministry of Railway)
  • Assistant (AFHQ)
  • Inspector of Income Tax (CBDT)
  • Assistant (Other Ministries/Departments/ Organizations)
  • Inspector, (Central Excise)
  • Inspector (Examiner)
  • Inspector (Preventive Officer)
  • Sub Inspector (Central Bureau of Investigation)
  • Assistant Enforcement Officer (Directorate of Enforcement, Department of Revenue)
  • Divisional Accountant (Offices under CAG)
  • Inspector of Posts (Department of Post)
  • Inspector (Central Bureau of Narcotics)
  • Statistical Investigator Gr.II (M/o Statistics & Prog. Implementation)
  • Sub Inspector (National Investigation Agency (NIA))

Official SSC Website:


February 25, 2017

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